33 Episodes | 18 Discs | 56 Hours
John Thaw stars as the most unlikely detective, Inspector Morse, in this award-winning series of murder mysteries. Widely acclaimed by critics and attracting millions of viewers worldwide this classic British TV series sees Inspector Morse and his loyal Sergeant Lewis (Kevin Whately) solve many intriguing cases. Rediscover all 33 episodes, all digitally restored with full picture and sound restoration.
Over 3 hours of exceptional documentaries including:
The Last Morse;
The Mystery of Morse; and
Rest in Peace
The Dead of Jericho
Morse has hopes of a blossoming romance with piano teacher Anne, but is shattered when she is found murdered. Featuring Patrick Troughton and Gemma Jones.
The Silent World of Nicholas Quinn
Morse and Lewis solve the murder of a deaf examination syndicate official who stumbles upon a scheme to sell examination questions.
Service of All the Dead
Morse investigates five ruthless, gruesome killings in and around a quiet country church with the help of the church cleaner, to whom he becomes attracted.
The Wolvercote Tongue
A wealthy American tourist dies of a heart attack in the Randolph Hotel. Shortly after, the curator of a museum is found dead in the canal and a group of elderly American tourists and their Oxford tour guide become the prime suspects.
Last Seen Wearing
The daughter of a wealthy businessman has gone missing and Morse confidently concludes the woman is dead. His inquiry takes him to a boarding school for girls, where he encounters a likely suspect – the Headmaster. Featuring Liz Hurley and Julia Sawalha.
The Settling of the Sun
The tranquil cloisters of an ancient Oxford college become the scene of a gruesome revenge killing, and Morse begins to realise that he has been set up as an alibi for the people responsible for the student’s death. Featuring Amanda Burton.
Last Bus to Woodstock
The death of a young woman in the car park of a pub on Woodstock Road presents a puzzle for Morse. An empty envelope in her purse leads Morse to a web of sexual intrigue as he unravels a pair of extracurricular relationships.
Ghost in the Machine
Some valuable paintings are stolen from the magnificent stately home of Sir Julius Hanbury. But when Hanbury himself mysteriously disappears, Morse delves into the minds and morals of the aristocracy to solve this baffling case. Featuring Patricia Hodge.
The Last Enemy
Morse goes to Oxford University to unravel the mystery of a missing college professor and a mutilated corpse floating in a nearby canal. Featuring Amanda Hillwood.
Deceived by Flight
Morse and Lewis investigate the apparent suicide of an old acquaintance of Morse, who happens to be a member of the Clarets XI cricket team. Lewis is sent in to work undercover, but before the case is solved, a second man is murdered and Lewis himself is attacked by someone wielding a cricket bat.
The Secret of Bay 5B
Playboy architect, Michael Gifford, is found strangled in his car and the only clues to his murder are his car park ticket and his diary, which reveals his regular assignations in the car park. Featuring Amanda Hillwood.
Morse is called in when an eminent environmentalist is murdered minutes before he is due to give a controversial lecture at Beaufort College. Featuring Geoffrey Palmer.
The Sins of the Father
The old-fashioned Radford Brewery is the subject of an unwelcome takeover bid by a huge multi-national, when the managing director is murdered. Morse becomes convinced that everyone involved is hiding something, and the Radford family is closing ranks against him. Featuring Lionel Jeffries and Lisa Harrow.
Driven to Distraction
A young, attractive police sergeant comes between Morse and Lewis when she is called in to assist in the investigation of the murder of two young women, much to the disgust of Morse. But as the murder inquiry proceeds, Morse and Lewis have a serious difference of opinion and Morse and the sergeant find themselves working closely together.
Morse is viciously harassed by an unknown tormentor and finds himself a suspect, after a lady friend is knifed to death during a rehearsal of The Magic Flute. Morse begins his own investigation to solve the murder and pieces together evidence showing that his boss, Chief Superintendent Strange, is being framed.
Second Time Around
Morse investigates the murder of an ex-Deputy Police Commissioner and the theft of a single chapter of his memoirs causes Morse concern. His concern grows as it becomes apparent that the missing chapter relates to a murder 18 years earlier. Featuring Christopher Eccleston.
Morse becomes attracted to a female cleric during the investigation of the death of a young woman cleric, a strong candidate to become the first female chaplain of St Saviour’s College. Featuring Zoë Wanamaker.
Who Killed Harry Field
An artist not averse to forging the odd painting, is mysteriously killed and when Morse takes over the investigation, he is plunged into the arty world of Harry’s Bohemian friends. Featuring Geraldine James.
Greeks Bearing Gift
The murder of a chef at Lewis’ favourite Greek restaurant causes the Greek community of Oxford to close ranks. Morse turns to the cream of the University’s Greek scholars to help solve the murder.
Morse and Lewis travel to Australia, where a former felon has been given a new life and identity for his testimony against a criminal. But it appears that the gangland boss is now aware of the felon’s new life and identity.
Dead on Time
Morse investigates the apparent suicide of Henry Fallon who, suffering from a fatal disease, appears to have shot himself. But a simple suicide turns into a murder investigation with only one man seemly capable of committing the crime. Featuring Joanna David and David Haig.
Sir John Balcombe is found brutally murdered at his home, Balcombe House, but his family show no signs of grief and are more concerned with the future of the family business. Featuring Alun Armstrong and Martin Clunes.
Death of the Self
Chief Superintendent Strange sends Morse and Lewis to Italy to investigate the murder of an Englishwoman. The Italian verdict is accidental death, but at inquest her husband questions the decision. Featuring Frances Barber and Michael Kitchen.
Lawrence Cryer, one of three men convicted of a large financial swindle, is found murdered in Farnleigh Prison. Morse and Lewis go behind bars to investigate, but find they have to tread carefully with the prison Governor. Starring Sean Bean, Jim Broadbent and Richard Wilson.
Cherubim and Seraphim
In one of Morse’ most painful and personal cases. On visit his step-mother, Morse finds himself in the middle of a tragedy – his step-niece has committed suicide. Morse takes compassionate leave, but begins searching into his step-niece’s past to find the reason for her death. Featuring Jason Isaacs.
Avril Steppings is permanently brain damaged following a minor operation that went tragically wrong. When the Doctor who runs the clinic is murdered, Morse has an immediate suspect – Avril’s devoted father. Featuring Brian Cox.
The Day of the Devil
John Barrie, a serial rapist and Satanist, escapes from a mental hospital and demands that his therapist be turned over to him. A master of disguise, Barrie sets up an elaborate and deadly battle of wits with Morse. Featuring Keith Allen.
Twilight of the Gods
Oxford is to be donated a new college building by businessman Andrew Baydon. While the celebrations are taking place, Morse and Lewis make enquiries into the murder of a journalist working who was an article about Baydon. Featuring Sir John Gielgud, Robert Hardy and Sheila Gish.
The Way Through the Woods
The body of a young woman on a day trip to Oxford was never found and Morse is convinced that her remains are in Wytham Woods. But will the woods at Wytham yield their secrets to the investigators? Featuring Malcolm Storry and Michelle Fairley.
The Daughters of Cain
Murder strikes at the heart of Oxford’s academic world when a retired university fellow is cold-bloodedly stabbed to death. Featuring Tony Haygarth.
Death is Now my Neighbour
Murder strikes in an Oxfordshire village and exactly 24-hours later another murder takes place with the same gun. Investigations begin to unearth links between the two. Featuring Richard Briers, Judy Loe and Maggie Steed.
The Wench is Dead
Morse investigates a murder that takes him away from the familiar setting of twentieth century Oxford, to solving a canal murder in Oxford in 1859. Featuring Lisa Eichhorn, Judy Loe and Clare Holman.
The Remorseful Day
Morse faces his final challenge when Yvonne Harrison is murdered and suspicions are focused on three men connected to the Harrison family. But when Morse is suddenly taken ill, it is left to Lewis to wrap up the case. Featuring Clare Holman and Jesse Birdsall.