DCI John Barnaby (Neil Dudgeon, Life of Riley) and his trusty sidekick, DS Jamie Winter (Nick Hendrix, Marcella), endeavor to solve perplexing crimes in the delightful yet deadly county of Midsomer. In Series 23, they investigate murders among a group of doomsday preppers, at a police retirement village, an artisanal bakery, and a drag show. "Pleasingly ingenious whodunits" -The Telegraph.
- S23 E1 - The Blacktrees ProphecyDecember 11, 20221 h 28 minDeep in Blacktrees Forest is a bombproof shelter built by a man named Warren Kaine. His extreme paranoia has drawn other survivalists to the village, and now a doomsday prepper group meets weekly. But after the controversial ousting of a member, Warren has a target on his back. Preaching survival at any cost comes back to haunt him as the Blacktrees Prophecy claims its first-but not last-victim.Free trial of Acorn TV
- S23 E2 - The Debt of LiesDecember 18, 20221 h 29 minChallis Court seems to be a tight-knit community for retired police officers, but hierarchies from the force have remained-and resentments. When a new arrival is found dead, the other residents regard a murder on their doorstep as an affront and a challenge. Since Challis is a gated estate, Barnaby realizes that the killer is likely a resident… and therefore an ex-police officer.Free trial of Acorn TV
- S23 E3 - A Grain of TruthDecember 25, 20221 h 28 minThe beautiful, historic watermill in Lower Blissingham is home to award-winning artisan baker Tom Larkton and his wife, pastry chef Chrissie. The mill has been in Chrissie"s family for centuries, and the couple have restored it and turned it into a thriving business with an online following. But their popularity has overshadowed Lower Blissingham, and many of the villagers are not happy about it….Free trial of Acorn TV
- S23 E4 - Dressed to KillJanuary 1, 20231 h 29 minEach year, the more traditional residents of Elverton-Cum-Latterly do battle in a dominoes competition that pits village teams against each other and dates back decades. But when the event occurs the same night as a drag queen fundraiser for a terminally ill teenager, the resulting clash of cultures is epic-and deadly.Free trial of Acorn TV