Why did they replace Sykes in Midsomer murders?

During the filming of Midsomer Murders’ series 18 (2015), Sykes’ trainer, Gill Raddings, called the Executive producer and said it was time to retire Sykes at the end of the year. She had noticed that he had started to go deaf.

What happened to Ben Jones on Midsomer Murders?

There were concerns among fans DS Jones would be killed off as Hughes’ final storyline but thankfully, this wasn’t the case. In season 16, it was revealed Ben had been promoted to Inspector and transferred to Brighton. In the same series, Hughes was replaced by Welsh actor Gwilym Lee who played DS Charlie Nelson.

What happened to Jones in Midsomer Murders?

‘Schooled in Murder’ will be the last ever episode starring Jason Hughes as DS Jones, sidekick to DI Barnaby played by Neil Dudgeon. Jason has decided to leave after filming over 50 episodes of the popular and long running series Midsomer Murders. Jason’s first episode was ‘The House in the Woods’ in 2005.

Where is Jason Hughes now?

Jason, 49, is a Welsh actor best known for playing Sergeant Ben Jones in the ITV series. He is happily married to his wife, Natasha Dahlberg, who used to be an actor, but is now a jewellery designer, qualified yoga instructor, and published poet.

How many episodes of Midsomer Murders are there in the UK?

The pilot episode of Midsomer Murders was shown on 23 March 1997. As of 28 February 2021, 126 episodes have been broadcast in the UK, comprising 21 series. In June 2019, US streaming service Acorn TV began streaming a 20th Anniversary Special presented by John Nettles.

What happened to Barnaby’s partner in Midsomer Murders?

Barnaby’s partner, DS Gavin Troy, portrayed by Daniel Casey, also made his debut in the pilot. In February 2009, it was announced that Nettles had decided to leave Midsomer Murders after two further series were to be made. By his final appearance in series 13 on 2 February 2011 in “Fit for Murder”, Nettles had appeared in 81 episodes.

How many episodes did John Nettles appear in Midsomer Murders?

By his final appearance in series 13 on 2 February 2011 in “Fit for Murder”, Nettles had appeared in 81 episodes. Interview: John Nettles on Midsomer Murders The last regular appearance of DS Gavin Troy was on 2 November 2003, series 7, episode, “The Green Man”.

Who are the main characters in Midsomer Murders?

The British detective drama revolves around Detective Chief Inspector Barnaby’s efforts to solve numerous murders that take place in the fictional English county of Midsomer. The current lead character is Detective Chief Inspector John Barnaby (Neil Dudgeon), who is the younger cousin of former lead character Detective Chief Inspector Tom…