Barnaby & Troy investgate the crime, trying to discover if it was motivated by ill-feeling in the village about his plans for property development or some longer buried secrets.
Kathleen Byron [ Dorothea Pike ], Peter Eyre [ Leonard Pike ], Frank Windsor [ George Meakham ], Anne Stallybrass [ Emily Meakham ], Nick Farrell [ John Merrill ], Phyllis Logan [ Kate Merrill ], Jeremy Clyde [ Bill Mitchell ], Trudie Styler [ Liz Frances ], Tom Eilenberg [ David Merrill ], Debbie Chazen [ Anne Santarosa ], Betti Romani [ Carla Constanza ], Toby Jones [ Dan Peterson (pathologist) ], Cyril Shaps [ Sebastian Renwick ], Katy Brittain [ Gloria Bradley ], Frankie Carson [ Nick ], Anthony Howes [ Milkman ], Elizabeth Tyrrell [ Ticket seller ], Tara Hugo [ Ad woman ], George Lane Cooper [ Brazilian bandit ], Rebecca Charles [ Pathology laboratory assistant ] Joyce Barnaby, Cully Barnaby, PC Angel The body of a young Brazilian woman is found strangled with a tie in a wood where three similar murders occurred several years previously.
Robbed of his birthright, Arthur comes up the hard way in the back alleys of the city.
But once he pulls the sword from the stone, he is forced to acknowledge his true legacy - whether he likes it or not.
After coming face-to-face with previous date Paul, Bobby decided not to tell him that he'd been playing the field, and asked him out on another date instead.Miles Anderson [ Guy Gamelin ], Diane Bull [ Heather Beavers ], Judy Cornwell [ May Cuttle ], Colin Farrell [ Ken Beavers ], Michael Feast [ Ian Craigie ], Stephen Moyer [ Christopher Wainwright ], Susan Tracy [ Felicity Gamelin ], Charles Kay [ Arno Gibbs ], Robert Pickavance [ William Carter ], Daniel Hart [ Tim Riley ], Tilly Blackwood [ Trixie Channing ], Anna Bolt [ Suhami/Sylvie Gamelin ], Mary Healey [ Mrs Cook ], Graham Turner [ Raymond Jennings ], Dolly Wells [ Ava Rokeby ], Ashley Artus [ Terry Lightfoot ], Caroline Lintott [ Researcher ], Jon Glover [ TV interviewer ], Geoffrey Beevers [ Newscaster ], Siobhan O'Carroll [ Waitress ] Joyce Barnaby, Cully Barnaby, Dr George Bullard One of the founders of a new-age commune, The Lodge of the Golden Wind Horse, dies in a fall down the stairs, apparently accidentally.But when the other founder is mysteriously murdered in front of a roomful of people, the first death looks like it may have been deliberate too.asked out on a date, much to Nadia Essex's displeasure, who shouted "What the f**k?! After some gentle encouragement, Bobby finally confessed all to Paul in an emotional heart-to-heart at the agency, leaving fans heartbroken – until another man entered the mix.Renée Asherson [ Emily Simpson ], Rosalie Crutchley [ Lucy Bellringer ], Jonathan Firth [ Michael Lacey ], Emily Mortimer [ Katherine Lacey ], Julian Glover [ Henry Trace ], Selina Cadell [ Phyllis Cadell ], Christopher Villiers [ David Whitley ], Richard Cant [ Dennis Rainbird ], Elizabeth Spriggs [ Iris Rainbird ], Bill Wallis [ Dr Trevor Lessiter ], Diana Hardcastle [ Barbara Lessiter ], Jessica Stevenson [ Judith Lessiter ], Barbara Young [ Anna Quine ], Avril Elgar [ Mary Sharp ], Cory Pulman [ Terry Bazely ], Simon Godwin [ Giovanni ], Paul Putner [ Policeman ], Peter Jordan [ Counseller 1 ], Marlene Sidaway [ Counseller 2 ], Jonathan Oliver [ Counseller 3 ], Nigel Asbridge [ Vicar ] PC Angel (Duty police officer) The peace of the seemingly idyllic village of Badger's Drift is shattered by the inexplicable murder of an old lady, Emily Simpson, found dead in her cottage after witnessing something unsettling in the woods.