The idyllic villages of Midsomer County reveal their most sinister secrets in this British detective series. First, a woman is stabbed in the neck with a quill near a Georgian re-creation event celebrating Jane Austen. Then, the winner of a prestigious music award is found strangled with a violin string moments before a performance.
It's Christmas Day and the Milgram family wake to find a mysterious black substance surrounding their house. Something monumental is clearly happening right outside their door, but what exactly? Descending into terrified arguments, they turn on the television, desperate for any information. On screen a message glows ominously: 'Stay Indoors and Await Further Instructions'. As the television exerts an ever more sinister grip, their paranoia escalates...