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Midsomer Murders: Death's Shadow

Two more bizarre murders land on Barnaby's lap, but the discovery of an old school photograph and the grave of an eight-year-old indicates to the Chief Inspector that he should shift his focus away from the redevelopment plans and dig deeper into a dark past.

Episode Info

Episode number: 2x1
Production Number: 201
Airdate: Wednesday January 20th, 1999

Director: Jeremy Silberston
Screenplay: Anthony Horowitz

Alternate Airdates:

Germany Jul 17, 2005

  • Currently 8.5/10
8.5/10 (2 Votes cast)
Starring Roles
Christopher VilliersChristopher Villiers
As David Whitely
Dominic JephcottDominic Jephcott
As Richard Bayly
Jane WymarkJane Wymark
As Joyce Barnaby
Jessica  TurnerJessica Turner
As Brenda Eastman
Judy ParfittJudy Parfitt
As Angela Wentworth
Julian WadhamJulian Wadham
As Simon Fletcher
Laura HowardLaura Howard
As Cully Barnaby
Anna CropperAnna Cropper
As Claire Williams
Mossie SmithMossie Smith
As Barbara Henson
Nick DunningNick Dunning
As Ian Eastman
Richard BriersRichard Briers
As Stephen Wentworth
Vivian PicklesVivian Pickles
As Agnes Sampson

Guest Stars
Barry JacksonBarry Jackson
As Dr. George Bullard
Eileen DaviesEileen Davies
As Olive Beauvoisin
Marlene SidawayMarlene Sidaway
As Mrs Bundy
Neil ConrichNeil Conrich
As PC Angel
Terence CorriganTerence Corrigan
As Charles Jennings
Timothy BatesonTimothy Bateson
As Mr Jocelyne
Gordon GostelowGordon Gostelow
As Reginald Williams
Nick Robinson (1)Nick Robinson (1)
As Felix Bryce
Terry Forestal (1)Terry Forestal (1)
As Stunt Performer
Main Cast
John NettlesJohn Nettles
As DCI Tom Barnaby
Daniel CaseyDaniel Casey
As Sgt Gavin Troy
Other Episode Crew

Executive ProducerDelia Fine
Supervising ProducerKris Slava
ProducerBrian True-May  |  Betty Willingale
Associate ProducerIan Strachan
Production DesignerRobert Foster
EditorDerek Bain
Costume DesignerReg Samuel
Location ManagerGeorgina True-may
Script SupervisorCarol Gardner
Production CoordinatorPat Bryan
Director of PhotographyGraham Frake
Stunt CoordinatorColin Skeaping
Art DirectorRachel Heady
Sound EditorLaura Lovejoy
Dubbing MixerIan Tapp
Sound RecordistRonald Bailey
Costume SupervisorMary Judge
Boom OperatorAndrew Griffiths
Music ComposerJim Parker (3)
Visual EffectsStuart Brisdon
Based On Characters Created ByCaroline Graham (2)
Focus PullerIan Moss
Casting DirectorJoyce Nettles
Makeup ArtistWendy Spriggs
Dialogue EditorPeter Bond
Make-up DesignerMargaret Palphramand
1st Assistant DirectorChris Alexander (3)
Warning: Midsomer Murders season 2 episode 1 guide may contain spoilers
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