Midsomer Murders: Season 13, Episode 2

The Made-to-Measure Murders (12 May 2010)

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A tailor dies of a heart attack. Two years later, his widow is murdered on her way to the vicarage. The vicar is murdered the same evening he receives a mysterious (unsigned) letter about love and sexual affairs.



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Jason Hughes ...
Jane Wymark ...
Barry Jackson ...
Maureen Beattie ...
Sonia Woodley
Philip Bretherton ...
Matthew Woodley
Luke Woodley
Sonya Cassidy ...
Beatrice Daniels
Morris Bingham
Edward Milton
Reverend Moreland
Gwyneth Strong ...
Katie Soper
Derek Soper
Pax Baldwin ...
Gary Soper
Carolyn Pickles ...
Wendy Minchin


Two years previously in the village of Milton Cross, a feudal estate owned by benevolent landlord Edward Milton, tailor Gerald Woodley died of a heart attack. Now his widow Sonia is keen to confess to the Reverend Morland that she did not call the ambulance immediately when her abusive husband collapsed but she is knocked unconscious and stabbed to death on the way to see him. It becomes apparent that she stumbled upon a deadly secret and when she passed this on to a second person they both became the victims of the made-to-measure murders. Written by don @ minifie-1

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Did You Know?


The mention of Badger's Drift refers to the series' first episode 12 years earlier. See more »


At the end, when Edward Milton turns the sound up on his iPod, the display clearly says Handel's Messiah. But the music that's playing is Lacrimosa dies illa from the Mozart Requiem. See more »


[first lines]
Gerald Woodley: Bleeding me dry. You're bleeding me dry! You hear me?
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References North by Northwest (1959) See more »


Written by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Played by Miltion on his I-pad in the ice house.
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Full of holes
1 August 2010 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This story makes no sense, seriously. The motive for murder doesn't work The killer actually has no logical reason to kill anyone, other than a letter that identifies no one in particular.

We are supposed to believe the killer followed an ambiguous letter about murdering everyone who saw it. But he didn't murder everyone who saw it. Just two. Why?

Also we are supposed to believe a woman is filled with anxiety about a letter which is none of her business on any level.

This is cheaply made, badly acted and directed and the script is an embarrassment.

James Wilby should have been put to better use in a better episode.

What has happened to this once wonderful show?

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