Crime drama series is popular among many people. This is the reason why most of these dramas run for a long duration. And Midsomer Murders is one of them. It is a British television crime drama series that is based on the novel series Chief Inspector Barnaby by Anthony Horowitz. The creator of Midsomer Murders is Caroline Graham. Both the channels of ITV have broadcast this series since 1997. The show first premiered on 23rd March 1997. This show has been seen for almost 2 decades now, a total of 21 seasons. But still, the audience can’t get enough of this crime series. So there will soon be the arrival of Midsomer Murders season 22 in 2021.
This show has two main characters that are there in the show from the very first season. They are John Nettles as Detective Chief Inspector (DCI) Tom Barnaby. And Neil Dudgeon, who took over this role after his retirement. The cast also includes supporting actors, namely, Jane Wymark, Barry Jackson, Daniel Casey, John Hopkins, Jason Hughes, and Gwilym Lee, and Nick Hendrix. Mick Hendrix is the current co-actor working with Dudgeon. Midsomer Murders remains a popular feature in British television schedules even after all these years. And has been broadcast internationally in more than 200 countries and territories all over the world. Currently, the Midsomer Murders season 22 is still in production and is expected to arrive in 2021.
Midsomer Murders Season 22 Cast
The core cast of Midsomer will remain the same with Neil Dungeon as Detective Chief John Barnaby and Nick Hendrix as Detective Segreant Jamie Winter. Also, the characters from season 21, Sarah Barnaby, played by Fiona Dolman, and Annette Badland as Dr. Fleur Perkins, will also respire their roles. So, the core team is expected to remain the same, and there will also be new additions for the supporting roles, but as of now, the cast is not confirmed.
The series is about two detectives who go around solving various murder cases that are frequently taking place in Midsomer county. The place seems to be picture-perfect, but in reality, it hides deadly secrets. This place is defined as the most murderous county in England in the show. This duo investigates the most sinister secrets. And over the years solve a number of cases. But this time, the enemy is cruel and brutal. They will have to dig out all the hidden secrets. Regardless if it is a dance floor or a house.
In season 21, the series tackles four gruesome homicides. In the first episode, ‘The Point of Balance,’ the residents of Midsomer are super excited about the soon to arrive event of the annual ‘Paramount Dance Extravaganza.’ But, Under the exterior cover of sequins and smiling faces, there is a jumbled web of disputes and desires. Barnaby and Winter will have to give their best shot to solve this mystery.
The other episodes will be The Miniature Murders, which has a weird mixture of dollhouses and real houses. Next, The sting of Death, where The Deddington will bring a successful bee business to the village and so on. Other episodes are still under the wraps but will be coming out soon.
This time season 22 is going to be full of deep, diverse, and engaging mysteries. All of them were adapted from the Chief Inspector Barnaby Novel series.
Midsomer Murders Season 22 Release Date
Season 21 of Midsomer Murders had premiered in Dec 2019 on Acron. It consists of four episodes and ended on Dec 25th, 2019. Its UK release happened on Jan 21st, 2020, on ITV. Currently, neither ITV nor Acron has any idea of the release date of season 22, but Midsomer Murders Season 22 is speculated to release somewhere around the fall of 2021. Initially, it was expected to arrive in Dec 2020, but due to the pandemic, the production had to be postponed to a later date.
The series has always brought something fresh and exciting for the views. Ever since the release of the first episode, the viewers have never had a dull moment watching this series. It keeps you on the edge of your seat, expecting what next twist will be thrown towards you. And this time, the audience is expecting no less from this show.