Tanya Gold Tanya Gold

The cult of Morse

As the series draws to its conclusion, Tanya Gold travels to Morsefest in Oxford to meet the detective's devoted followers

Morse code: Roger Allam as Inspector Thursday and Shaun Evans as Inspector Morse.

I am on the Inspector Morse walking tour in Oxford, which is led by a donnish man called Alastair. We look like the funeral cortege of a man whose death is under investigation.

Oxford is a major character in Morse. I think of it as the antagonist. There is something very cold about the city, and unexpressed.

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