Midsomer Murders

Season 13 Episode 1

The Sword of Guillaume

Aired Wednesday 8:00 PM Feb 10, 2010 on ITV

Episode Recap

DCI Tom Barnaby (John Nettles) takes a bus trip to Brighton with other Midsomer residents to investigate a suspicious land deal brokered by the Causton Mayor and the Brighton Mayor. One of the Midsomer group is murdered with an ancient sword while visiting the Brighton sites. DCI Tom Barnaby is joined by his cousin, Brighton DCI John Barnaby (played by Neil Dudgeon) to investigate the land deal and the murder. After the group returns to Midsomer another murder occurs. Tom Barnaby continues to investigate and finds that the murders are linked to threats being received by the local Vicar. Meanwhile, in Brighton, DCI John Barnaby continues to investigate the land deal – Working together they build a case against both the Causton Mayor and the Brighton Mayor involving fraud and bribes related to the land deal. Midsomer's Barnaby figures out who is the sword welding murderer and races to prevent a third murder, but is too late.