Midsomer Murders: what happened to Joyce Barnaby actress Jane Wymark? 

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jane wymark was a big part of Midsomer Murders from the show’s start in 1997 until her exit in 2011 as DCI John Barnaby’s kind and ever-patient wife, Joyce Barnaby.

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He left the series at the same time as John Nettles, as DCI Tom Barnaby announces his retirement and hands over the reins to his cousin, DCI John Barnaby, played by Neil Dudgeon. So what has the actress been up to since she left the role? Get information here…

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Since saying goodbye to Joyce, Jane has appeared in the 2013 miniseries. Jo like Catherine. the IMDB The synopsis for the drama reads: “Joachim Jo Saint-Clair is a veteran detective in Paris’s elite Criminal Squad who tackles the city’s most challenging murder cases.” He was also a member of the chorus in the 2014 National Theater Live production of Medea.

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The actress has enjoyed many television roles before and during her time on midsomer Murders, included A touch of frost, Lovejoy Y danger field. He also starred in a Birmingham Rep production of the popular play, Equus.

Jane left at the same time as John.

Jane has previously spoken about leaving the show, saying Birmingham Post: “I’m relieved I don’t have to be the nicest person in the world anymore! That is a heavy load to carry. I want to be completely evil now, a really bad person with no redeeming features, and an awfully good cook!

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“Tom’s retirement will be difficult for Joyce, when he mentioned it before, she was horrified. It certainly would be if my husband said he was retiring. But John and I have been talking about him leaving for a long time, he hasn’t come out of nowhere. And I agree, enough is enough. I like Joyce, but she is very limiting. Now I can do different things.”

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