"The British rural version of Law & Order" - San Francisco Chronicle. WHAT EVIL LURKS BEYOND THE WELL-TRIMMED HEDGES OF MIDSOMER?...
The cozy villages of Midsomer County reveal their most sinister secrets in these contemporary British television mysteries. Inspired by the novels of Caroline Graham, modern master of the English village mystery, the series stars Neil Dudgeon (Life of Riley) as the capable Detective Chief Inspector John Barnaby, with Jason Hughes (This Life) as his young partner, Detective Sergeant Ben Jones. Guest stars include Samantha Bond, David Warner, Edward Fox, Phyllida Law, and Pam Ferris.
- Death in the Slow Lane - A classic car show becomes a crime scene after a grisly death.
- Dark Secrets - Barnaby and Jones investigate the suspicious death of a social services employee.
- Echoes of the Dead - The detectives look into a series of copycat murders. [NOTE: contain nudity and disturbing images]
- The Oblong Murders - Jones goes undercover to investigate a local new-age cult. [NOTE: contain nudity and disturbing images]
Acorn Media will release on January 8th
, in just a week and a half, a 4-DVD set ($49.99 SRP) and a 2-Blu-ray set ($59.99 SRP) of Midsomer Murders - Set 21
. Running 372 minutes long, this title will include English subtitles, English stereo audio, and widescreen video on the DVD. The BD version includes English 2.0 DTS-HD Master Audio, English subtitles, and 1080p high definition resolution in widescreen video. Here's the package art for both versions: