Holly Willoughby will make a cameo on Oxfordshire-filmed Midsomer Murders this weekend.

The ITV star, 42, was first announced to be appearing in the iconic mystery series back in 2021.

The episode titled The Witches of Angel’s Rise will air on Sunday (August 27) at 8pm on ITV.

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Ms Willoughby has expressed her excitement about the role, saying it is a ‘dream come true.’

Midsomer Murders has been filmed in several places across Oxfordshire, including Wallingford and Henely.

The main market square in Wallingford has featured heavily in the show with many residents taking on the role of extras.

In Henley, you can take part in a tour of the filming locations along the river.

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Other Oxfordshire towns that have featured in the series include Warborough and Watlington.

Midsomer Murders is a crime drama series that first premiered back in 1997.

The show focuses on various murder cases that take place in the fictional English county of Midsomer.

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Midsomer Murders has had two lead stars since it first aired- John Nettles as Detective Chief Inspector Tom Barnaby until he retired in 2011 and more recently Neil Dudgeon as DCI John Barnaby who is Tom’s younger cousin.

Holly Willoughby’s appearance in the show was teased on Wednesday’s Good Morning Britain.

Mr Dudgeon has described the ITV star as ‘great’ and ‘thoroughly professional’ in the show.