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Patrick Morgan - Alex Hanson

Patrick is an ex-city financier who retired to Midsomer. He's handsome and used to getting his own way. He's possessive towards his younger wife Nina and is president of the Midsomer-in-the-Marsh Ornithological Society (MMOS).


Nina Morgan - Genevieve O'Reilly

Nina Morgan, née Kustanova, is an ex-prima ballerina. A Russian émigré, she is lithe and beautiful but has a steely resolve about her. She longs to have a child.


Tim Whitley - Paul Bigley

A committee member of the MMOS and a single parent. Tim is slightly overweight, warm and likeable. He works as a computer technician.


Ralph Ford - James Dreyfus

A professional taxidermist and MMOS member. Ralph is a competitive, obsessive, offbeat character who lives on the edge.


George Napier - Tony Haygarth

A belligerent, hands-on farmer who resents 'townies'. He believes the land is a workplace, not a playground.


Dave Foxely - Paul Nicholls

Muscular handsome Foxely is a local ne'er-do-well who fancies himself as a boxer. He likes beer, women and money.


Michael Hipsman - Allan Corduner

An ex-orchestral oboe player and MMOS member. He runs an antiquarian bookshop and is quiet and unassuming.


Dr Ian Markham - Nicholas Boulton

The local GP and member of the MMOS. He's handsome, rather posh and somewhat full of himself.


Olivia Carter - Amanda Lawrence

The doctor's receptionist and MMOS member. A shapely woman with suppressed passion who is infatuated with Patrick Morgan.


Aimee Whitley - Ella Al-Khalil Coyle

Aimee is Tim's daughter, a rather plump but endearing girl who tries hard at ballet.