Midsomer Murders Welcomes New Sergeant For Barnaby

DCI John Barnaby will have a new sergeant by his side for the forthcoming series of Midsomer Murders which starts filming this week.

Neil Dudgeon (DCI Barnaby) returns to film another six feature length episodes of the ITV crime drama but this time he will be joined by DS Jamie Winter, played by Nick Hendrix (Marcella, The Crown).

Nick Hendrix said in an ITV press release: “I’m genuinely thrilled to join this bastion of British TV. It’s a real privilege to be part of a hugely successful and much loved show and I am looking forward to stepping into the wonderful world of Midsomer.”

Also returning for the 19th series of Midsomer Murders, to be broadcast in 2017, are Manjinder Virk as pathologist Dr Kam Karimore and Fiona Dolman as Sarah Barnaby.

The last series of Midsomer Murders, which aired on ITV earlier this year, averaged a consolidated audience of 6.4 million. It has been sold to over 220 territories worldwide and is a top rating show in Germany, Denmark, Sweden and France.