Award winning actor John Thaw (Kavanagh Q.C., Goodnight, Mister Tom) stars as the melancholy, enigmatic and romantic Inspector Morse, a man who never uses his first name and who finds solace in real ale, classical music and difficult crosswords. Together with his able Sergeant Lewis (Kevin Whately), Morse uses his considerable intellect and passion for truth and justice to investigate death and murder in the English university town of Oxford.
"The Dead of Jericho" -- It's the beginning of a lasting partnership when Morse and Lewis investigate the mysterious death of the beautiful Anne Stavely (Gemma Jones). Also stars Patrick Troughton.
"The Silent World of Nicholas Quinn" -- Someone is selling examination secrets at Oxford and making a killing in more ways than one. Stars Clive Swift.
"Service of All the Dead " -- Morse must track down the ruthless killer of a church warden found with a knife in his chest -- the first in a gruesome series of deaths.
"The Wolvercote Tongue" -- A precious jewel is missing and Morse suspects foul play in the death of its owner. Stars Simon Callow and Kenneth Cranham.
"Last Seen Wearing " -- When a privileged schoolgirl goes missing, Morse is convinced she has been murdered, even though there is no body. Stars Elizabeth Hurley and Peter McEnery.
"The Making of Morse" -- This special programme goes behind the scenes in Oxford for a look at many classic moments of this highly successful series.