When a forest ranger goes missing at the very spot where oddball UFO-spotters, led by Abigail Tonev (Alison Steadman), have been claiming to see alien lights, we are in spooky new territory for those Midsomer sleuths, DCI Barnaby (Neil Dudgeon) and DS Nelson (Gwilym Lee).

While Nadine and Victor Campbell (Michelle Collins and Steve Toussaint) welcome the extra custom the ‘weirdos’ bring their guesthouse, others are suspicious that the local invasion is not what it seems.

First shown this past January, this is a cracking adventure that proves Midsomer remains on a planet of its own…