Midsomer Murders: Painted in Blood

Series 1, episode 3

Directed by
Sarah Hellings

Originally Aired On: Friday, 17 January 2003

The death of a young film star at the opening of a 'Satanic Experience' at his family's ancestral home brings Barnaby and Troy to the feuding villages of Upper and Lower Warden. Here the Smythe-Websters are exploiting the work of celebrated House of Satan author Ellis Bell - but is there more to his legacy?

Cast

John Nettles...DCI Tom Barnaby
Daniel Casey...Sgt Gavin Troy
Image for Jane WymarkJane Wymark...Joyce Barnaby
Barry Jackson...Dr Bullard
Leslie Phillips...Godfrey Teal
John Sessions...Barrett Filby
Barbara Durkin...Linda Tyrell
Matthew Marsh...Tony Carter
Clive Merrison...Colin Hawksley
Dinah Stabb...Tessa Hawksley
Denise Black...Ann Carter
David Mallinson...Alan Pinkney
Andrew Lancel...DC Simon Backley
Nigel Lindsay...DS James Noland
Anna Northam...Ruth Fairfax
Sheila Reid...Mrs Metcalfe
Eamon Geoghegan...Mike Weatherby
Jean Challis...Mrs Bainbridge
Hilary Crane...Mrs Partridge
Colin Higgins...Mr Miller
Michael Tucek...Jason Hurst