Midsomer Murders returns for 18th series

Midsomer Murders returns for 18th series

'Midsomer Murders' has been recommissioned for a further six feature-length episodes.

ITV is bringing the crime drama back for an 18th series with Neil Dudgeon reprising his role as DCI John Barnaby, and fans of the crime drama will be glad to hear filming is already underway.

Jo Wright, executive producer, said: " We are back for even more episodes next year thanks to ITV, which gives us chance to explore more strange and entertaining tales of Midsomer life."

ITV drama director Steve November added: "'Midsomer Murders' is one of ITV's most enduring and successful dramas."

Joining the team this series will be new pathologist Dr. Kam Karimore - played by Manjinder Virk - who will assist Barnaby and Nelson as they tackle intricate murder mysteries in the beautiful but deadly county of Midsomer.

Storylines will include bodysnatching, competitive cycling and the sighting of UFOs over Midsomer.