Midsomer Murders: Season 10, Episode 4

The Axeman Cometh (2 Feb. 2007)

TV Episode  -   -  Crime | Drama | Mystery
7.4
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.4/10 from 216 users  
Reviews: 3 user

Badger's Drift plays host to the Midsomer Rock Festival - with murderous consequences.

Director:

Writers:

(screenplay), (characters)
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $7.99 on Amazon Instant Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 4112 titles
created 06 Apr 2012
 
a list of 35 titles
created 5 months ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Axeman Cometh (02 Feb 2007)

The Axeman Cometh (02 Feb 2007) on IMDb 7.4/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Midsomer Murders.
« Previous Episode | 55 of 105 Episodes | Next Episode »
Edit

Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
...
Jason Hughes ...
Jane Wymark ...
Laura Howard ...
Barry Jackson ...
Annie Lambert ...
Ingrid Peterson
...
Gary Cooper (as Phil Davis)
David Horovitch ...
James Hobson
...
Jack 'Axeman' McKinley
...
Willow McKinley
Michael Angelis ...
Nicky Harding
Rachel Davies ...
Jeannie Harding
Suzi Quatro ...
Mimi Clifton
Robin Weaver ...
Serena Stanton
...
Desmond Harcourt
Edit

Storyline

When old rockers Hired Gun reform to play a gig at the Midsomer Rocks Festival, paranoid lead singer Gary Cooper is convinced someone is trying to warn them off. First rock diva Mimi Clifton is electrocuted on stage, then drummer Nicky Harding is found dead in the swimming pool. Barnaby has to face the possibility that one of his rock 'n' roll heroes is a murderer. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Crime | Drama | Mystery

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

2 February 2007 (UK)  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(DVD)

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

John Nettles and Philip Davis worked before: in 1984's "Robin of Sherwood." Davis, as Prince John, makes Nettles' character "Acting Sheriff" of Nottingham. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
James Hobson: Should have used the Red Tag.
Gary Cooper: No, no, trust me, the Killer Bug is right for the flow.
See more »

Soundtracks

In The Midnight Hour
Written by Wilson Pickett and Steve Cropper
Performed by Geno Washington and the Ram Jam Band
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Cosmic performance.
2 February 2007 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

James Cosmo is one of those actors who never seems to turn in a bad performance. Here he steals the limelight from other good actors like Phil Davis in his portrayal of a middle-aged axeman (lead guitar player) returning to the stage. Perhaps he's seen Dave Crosby, perhaps it's all in his own head but it's a great performance that lifts this episode of what can be a rather slow series. Just watch him strut his stuff on stage. Great, although it lasts less than a minute. A totally believable performance by a fine actor. He steals your attention every moment he's on screen as you watch his character go through so many emotions.


16 of 23 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
If you like midsomer you will also like ... vidro3
DCI John Barnaby as a different character in an earlier episode?! west182
Now that the New Barnaby has had a chance... rebekahrox
Bad Tidings - How totally desperate and annoying is Cully?! Marsha_CutiePie
'Birds of Prey' and Mr. Darwin Nancy81
Nelson runforfree
Discuss The Axeman Cometh (2007) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?