A THERE was disappointment for Midsomer Murder fans after a new episode scheduled to air at the weekend was cancelled.

The popular drama series, which is filmed in and around Wallingford, was due to air on ITV1 on Sunday.

However, a bloopers episode of The Chase was shown instead and was immediately followed by the Prince Harry interview.

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The special Prince Harry interview with journalist Tom Bradby was broadcast in its place. The pre-recorded 90-minute interview saw Harry speak about his experience leaving the Royal Family.

The schedule shakeup meant that the fifth episode of season 22, For Death Prepare, which was meant to air from 8pm was axed.

The episode is 90 minutes long so would have extended into the interview special so ITV decided to delay it.


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This story was written by Gee Harland. She joined the team in 2022 as a senior multimedia reporter.

Gee covers Abingdon, Didcot, Wallingford and Wantage.

Get in touch with her by emailing: gee.harland@newsquest.co.uk

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