Discover the novels that inspired the hit ITV series Midsomer Murders, seen and loved by millions.
Death of a Hollow Man is the second instalment in the Midsomer Murders series, featuring Detective Chief Inspector Barnaby with an audience of 10.34 million. Featuring an exclusive foreword by John Nettles, ITV's DCI Tom Barnaby. Perfect for fans of Agatha Christie, Ann Granger and James Runcie's The Grantchester Mysteries.
Backstage nerves are fraying, and revenge is on its way. As Causton Amateur Dramatic Society prepares for the opening night of Amadeus, in the wings Esslyn Carmichael suspects his wife is having an affair with the leading man. And where better to settle scores than the stage?
Chief Inspector Tom Barnaby expects an evening of entertainment, attending only to show support for his wife. But when someone turns Esslyn's final grand gesture into a gruesome coup de theatre, Barnaby's investigation suddenly begins.
C.I. Barnaby donates time to the local amateur dramatic society when his wife Joyce is cast in a revival of "Amadeus," but complications arise when the leading man is murdered onstage.
Release Date: March 29, 1998
Release Time: 102 minutes
John Nettles as DCI Tom Barnaby
Daniel Casey as Sgt. Gavin Troy
Jane Wymark as Joyce Barnaby
Laura Howard as Cully Barnaby
Barry Jackson as Dr. Bullard
Denyse Alexander as Agnes Gray
Janine Duvitski as Deirdre Tibbs
Ian Fitzgibbon as David Smy
Geoffrey Hutchings as Colin Smy
Bernard Hepton as Harold Winstanley
Angela Pleasence as Doris Winstanley
Sarah Badel as Rosa Carmichael
Ed Waters as Nicholas Bentley
Nicholas Woodeson as Avery Phillips (as Nick Woodeson)
Richard Huw as Tim Young
Nicholas Le Prevost as Esslyn Carmichael
Debra Stephenson as Kitty Carmichael
Vivienne Moore as Jenny Evers
John Cater as Mr. Tibbs
Hilary Crane as Mrs. Maddox
Robert McIntosh as Charles Makepeace
Patricia Heneghan as Peggy Marshall
Michael Cronin as Emperor Joseph
Elizabeth Tyrrell as Elderly Lady
Neil Conrich as Police Constable Angel
Megan Fisher as WPC Hitchens
Eunice Roberts as TV Announcer
Sonya Walger as Becky Smith
Caroline Graham is an English playwright, screenwriter and novelist. She attended the Open University, and received a degree in writing for the theatre from the University of Birmingham.
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