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Snug up with Barnaby this Christmas

Tomorrow, on Wednesday 30 December, the Swedish TV-station SVT airs the first of three new episodes of Midsomer Murders.

So park yourself in front of the TV at 20.00 tomorrow with a cup of tea or some Christmas candy and a cosy warm blanket, and find out what intriguing new plot will happen in the three new episodes. And if you haven’t satisfied your hunger for murder mysteries in English countryside, then visit our Barnaby site for ideas on how to follow in Inspector Barnaby’s footsteps:

Barnaby.dk
Barnaby.no
Barnaby.se

Have a great Christmas and a Happy New Year!

– Towe –

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Midsomer Murders goes Harry Potter

Barnaby vs Potter

The last couple of weeks we’ve had a poll going on which English crime show you readers like the best. And the results are in.

Not very surprisingly, Midsomer Murders won with 30% of the votes. 21% of the readers found that Agatha Christie’s Poirot was the best, which therefore gave Poirot a second place in the poll. In third came two very good shows as well, both the Inspector Lynley Mysteries and Inspector Morse got 15% of the votes.

Next up is Harry Potter – who you can read more about in our blog series “the Harry Potter Sensation”. And the question this month is, which Harry Potter tourist attraction you like best?

To vote, click on your favourite sight in the right-hand menu and then press [vote].

– Towe –

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Meeting Inspector Barnaby in real life

Barnaby og Jette

It was a real treat to meet John Nettles in person! VisitBritain and the Danish magazine BilledBladet have cooperated in a Midsomer Murder campaign, which started in March and will run for 42 weeks over the summer. Because the series are so popular in Denmark the production company behind the series decided to come to Copenhagen at the end of April. John Nettles was the guest of honour together with producer Brian True May from Bentley Productions at a reception held for 50 invited guests. Inspector Barnaby held a highly entertaining speech, telling the audience how the series are produces and how tv-viewers in different countries react to them.

Jette

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New feature: Polls!

Barnabys England

Barnabys England

From today a new feature is running on the blog. The polls have come to Mind the Gap!!And first one out is related to the fact that Midsomer Murders is back on TV this summer. Check out our Midsomer Murders film location sites and find out more about Barnabys England: Morden i Midsomer, Kriminalkommisær Barnaby and Mord & Mysterier.

The question you can answer this month is:

Which traditional English crime show is the best?

Vote by choosing one of the alternatives in the poll in the right sidebar, just beneath the Authors, then press ‘Vote’.

Enjoy!
– Towe

John Nettles in action at the set

John Nettles in action at the set

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