The English village mystery gets a contemporary spin in this hit British television series that has earned a worldwide following. Bucolic settings harbor macabre crimes and eccentric characters that are no match for nice-guy detective Tom Barnaby (John Nettles, Bergerac) and his new assistant, Detective Sergeant Ben Jones (Jason Hughes, This Life). Guest stars include Peter Davison, Philip Jackson, Jenny Agutter, Susannah Harker, Alice Krige, and Olivia Colman. Midsomer Murders Series 12 includes 7 cases, 10 3/4 hrs, 4 DVDs, SDH.
The Dogleg Murders
Members of a swanky golf club keep turning up dead by the 13th hole.
The Black Book
A local art auction precipitates a string of savage murders.
Secrets and Spies
A mysterious creature is killing sheep, but it soon moves on to larger prey.
A scientist's determination to stop a business venture has fatal repercussions.
Little Worthing's tourism trade rests on its model village - until a dead body disfigures it.
A cat burglar's robberies expose a family's dark secrets.
The Great and the Good
The possible closing of a village school leads to murder.
- Interview with Jason Hughes
- Production notes
Packaging: Boxed set
Run Time: 650 minutes, plus bonus programming
Number of Discs: 4
Color or B&W: Color
Region Code: 1
Aspect Ratio: 16:9
Rating: NR. The Black Book and The Creeper contain brief nudity.
Other:Mysteries previously released in Sets 17 and 18.
"TV Gold"--Entertainment Today