Neil Dudgeon (born 2 January 1961) is an English actor who, since 2011, has played DCI John Barnaby in the ITV drama series Midsomer Murders. He replaced John Nettles in the lead role.
Dudgeon is married to BBC Radio producer Mary Peate. They have two children, Joe and Greta Dudgeon.
Dudgeon was born and brought up in Doncaster, at that time a part of West Riding of Yorkshire but now in South Yorkshire.. He attended Intake Secondary Modern school in Doncaster, among others. He acted in several school plays (including Rosencrantz and Guildernstern are Dead) and went on to study drama at the University of Bristol (1979–82).
Movies & TV shows
Midsomer Murders Holiday Pop-Up Collectible
DS Charlie Nelson arrives in Midsomer to be DCI Barnaby's new partner. His first case involves a stabbing death during a ghost-hunting party at the Morton Shallows manor house. Barnaby and Nelson inve...
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Bornebusch i tevefabriken
Josephine Bornebusch is an actress and writer who takes a dive into the world of tv-series and meets the stars and people behind the successes.
The Village That Rose From The Dead
When a man is found murdered during the reopening of a ghost village, Barnaby must unravel a sinister web of lies from both past and present in order to catch the killer.
The story of Manchester United's legendary "Busby Babes", the youngest side ever to win the Football League, is the basis of United. The inspiring story of a team and community is told in the film.
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«The Nativity» is a 2010 British four-part drama television series. The series is a re-telling of the nativity and was broadcast on BBC One and BBC HD across four days, starting on 20 December 2010. I...
Portrayal of the late Bradford playwright Andrea Dunbar. Andrea Dunbar wrote honestly and unflinchingly about her upbringing on the notorious Buttershaw Estate in Bradford and was described as ‘a gen...
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Life of Riley
Life of Riley is a British comedy television series, shown on BBC One and BBC HD. The show stars Caroline Quentin and Neil Dudgeon, who are recently married, and is set around their dysfunctional fami...
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Survivors was a British science fiction television series produced by the BBC. It depicts the lives of a group of people who survived a virulent unknown strain of influenza which has wiped out most of...
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A group of teenage boys are oblivious to their teacher's questions. They will never forget the lesson they are about to get. They will change their lives forever.
Coming Down the Mountain
Two teenage brothers with Downs Syndrome were the subject of an original drama written by Mark Haddon.
Kingdom is a British show. It was created by Simon Wheeler and stars Stephen Fry as Peter Kingdom, a Norfolk solicitor who is dealing with family, colleagues, and strange locals who come to him for le...
The British comedy show Roman's Empire starred Mathew Horne, Neil Dudgeon, Chris O'Dowd, Montserrat Lombard and Sarah Solemani. The first episode of Harry and Jack Williams' TV writing debut was shown...
Son of Rambow
Will is looking for an escape from his family when he encounters Lee. Lee has a video camera and a copy of Rambo.
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Columbia University has a forensic psychiatrist named Michael Stone. Stone rates murderers on a scale of evil. Profiles on murderers, serial killers, mass murderers and psychopaths are featured in the...
The lives and passions of neighbors on a northern English street are the subject of a anthology drama.
The Lavender List
The last days of Harold Wilson's Labour government and his strange relationship with his personal secretary are the subject of a political drama.
Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Silk Stocking
A young woman's corpse was found in the mud flats of the river. Police think she's a sex worker. He goes to his old friend because he suspects something more.
Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason
It's becoming uncomfortable in her relationship with Mark. She has to deal with a new boss, a strange contractor and the worst vacation of her life after discovering that he's a conservative voter.
A woman returns home after spending ten years in prison for her husband's murder. Things take a different turn when she remembers the murder again.
A lawyer hooks upon the idea of creating perfect crimes because he is frustrated by the professional criminals he is called upon to defend.
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Rose and Maloney
Rose and Maloney is a British television crime drama starring Sarah Lancashire and Phil Davis as Rose Linden and Maloney, two investigators working for the fictional Criminal Justice Review Agency. Th...
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A beautiful psychiatrist befriends an abused patient, ultimately leading to lust and murder.
Martin Clunes plays Edward, an English tutor at an Oxford language school. Seemingly charming and thoughtful, Edward is really a calculating liar and manipulator. A series of events triggered at a din...
It Was an Accident
An ex-con is in the wrong place.
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The Mrs Bradley Mysteries
Adela Bradley and George Moody were investigators in England in the 1920s. Adela stumbles onto murder and mystery when she is free from her boring husband. George helps her solve the case because she ...
There is no bounds to a parent's grief. The story of one couple's struggle to come to terms with the disappearance and death of their only son is told in Our Boy. Woody and his family live in West Ham...
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Scientists investigate a death.
The Midsomer community is shattered by violent crimes, suspects are placed under suspicion, and it is up to a veteran DCI and his young sergeant to eliminate the innocent and pursue the guilty.
The History of Tom Jones
The life, loves and adventures of the charming Tom were chronicled in the adaptation.
The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling
The novel was adapted in 1997.
Different for Girls
At school, Karl and Paul were best friends. Things aren't the same when they meet again in London. Kim wants to forge a neat and orderly new life, so she doesn't want to stir up the past. Prentice is ...
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Out of the Blue
Out of the Blue follows a team of detectives at Brazen Gate CID through grisly murder cases, clashes with an already-divided community and through the dramas of their personal lives.
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Common As Muck
The lives of a crew of bin men and their management staff are the focus of Common As Muck. It ran for two series. The first and second series were shown in 1994. Both were nominated for an award.
When the physically and mentally disabled were locked away in institutions, a legend grew of someone who could stand up to the authorities and help them. A group of disabled people went to chase a leg...
There is a fictional account of what might have happened if Hitler had won the war. Germany's war crimes have been kept a secret since the 1960s. Hitler wants to talk to the US president. An American ...
Resnick: Rough Treatment
There is a small amount of cocaine. The shabby mansion of TV director Harold Roy was not what the two small-time crooks were expecting to find. Harold's wife wasn't expecting to fall in love with one ...
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A Touch of Frost
A Touch of Frost is a detective drama series produced by Yorkshire Television for ITV from 1992 until 2010, initially based on the Frost novels by R.D. Wingfield. Writing credit for the three episodes...
Between the Lines
The Complaints Investigation Bureau is an internal organisation that investigates claims of corruption inside the police in England and Wales. Clark overcame problems in his private life, most notably...
Resnick: Lonely Hearts
The person is dead. Murdered. Her body was found twelve hours later. There are a lot of domestic crimes in the city. Tony Macliesh was picked off the train and immediately taken into custody. A woman ...
Joe suggested to Paul's wife that he act as a secret sperm donor when he found out his brother was infertile.
Nick Suster, a secret intelligence agent paralyzed by an assassin's bullet, sets out to track down his assailant and in the process, uncovers a major arms-smuggling operation that threatens internatio...
Clarence Flamer hosts a late-night talk show. A phone call one night leads to the discovery of a mortgage scam being run by a group of estate agents. His attempts to go deeper have consequences.
Fools of Fortune
A Protestant Irish family is caught up in a conflict between Irish Republicans and the British army.
Red King, White Knight
Stoner was hired by the CIA to investigate a plan by the KGB to kill the Soviet General Secretary. He can't leave the country after he verified the plot. The United States. Is that in the future? It i...
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Piece of Cake
One of the toughest days in the Battle of Britain was the day after the British entry into World War II.
Prepare yourself for the experience of your life when you watch an average night along a neglected road.
Prick Up Your Ears
The biographical film directed by Stephen Frears focuses on the life of British playwright Joe Orton, who was murdered by his lover Kenneth Halliwell. John 'Joe' Orton was born in England in 1933 and ...
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The staff and patients at Holby City Hospital's emergency department are chronicled in a drama series.
Lovejoy is an antiques dealer. He has a reputation as a divvie, a person with almost supernatural powers for distinguishing exceptional items as well as distinguishing genuine antique from clever fake...
London's Burning is a British television drama programme produced by London Weekend Television for the ITV network that focused on the lives of members of the London Fire Brigade, principally those of...