Tempting fate, the ‘KERA British Telly Tour’ heads to Oxfordshire for a date with Inspector Morse, Lewis and Endeavour!

The KERA Great British Telly Tour headed to Oxford on Thursday for an Inspector Morse, Lewis and  Endeavour walking tour of the hallowed halls of the 39 colleges that make up Oxford University (16 of the colleges were actually featured in the Inspector Morse series alone!). Named the ‘fictional murder capital of England’ for obvious reasons, Oxford proved to be a treasure trove of information, partly in just learning how the University system works.

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Having survived ‘Midsomer Murders’, it’s on to Highclere Castle and Chavenage House!

With new found confidence after surviving our time in the small English village of Dorchester-on-Thames touring several Midsomer Murder locations and living to tell about it, the Transcendent Travel/KERA Great British Telly Tour continued safely on to Highclere Castle (Downton Abbey) and Chavenage House (Poldark) on Wednesday. Being able to experience the more than familiar locations used […]

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DS Endeavour Morse teases a future without DI Fred Thursday when ‘Endeavour’ returns for series 7

As UK fans of Endeavour make plans to settle in next month (9 February to be exact) for the premiere of series 7, Shaun Evans (DS Endeavour Morse) has teased that tensions may hit breaking point between the two during the upcoming series. Set in 1970, writer Russell Lewis told the press recently that “…Oxford’s Finest will head into […]

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Colin Dexter, creator of ‘Inspector Morse’, dies at 86

Crime writer Colin Dexter, the creator/author of the ‘Inspector Morse’ books died peacefully at his home in Oxford yesterday. Overall, Dexter wrote 13 Morse novels between 1975 and 1999. They were later adapted for the long-running ITV series of the same name and starred John Thaw. The author worked closely behind the scenes of the Inspector Morse series […]

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‘Endeavour’ returns for 4th series on ITV; PBS not too far behind

***Given the major plot twist in last night’s Sherlock, we thought it best to talk a little ‘Endeavour’ today and not spoil it for anyone watching last night’s episode online*** It continues to get better and better if you are an Endeavour fan. Unlike Downton Abbey, Crimson Field, Home Fires, Lewis, Wallander, Mr Selfridge and Indian Summers where there will be no more episodes produced, Endeavour just keeps chugging […]

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Lewis and Hathaway prepare for final case beginning Aug 7 on PBS

When Kevin Whately begins to solve his final case beginning Sunday, August 7 as part of PBS’ Masterpiece series, he’s got to feel a bit like Sir David Suchet and his quarter of a century on-screen relationship with Hercule Poirot. Whately stepped into the role of DS Robert “Robbie” Lewis in 1987, opposite the late John Thaw […]

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