Chief Inspector Morse, the curmudgeonly, real ale-drinking detective captured the heart of millions when he first appeared on our screens in 1987, played by John Thaw. The television show was an instant success with intricate plotting, a talented cast and its beautiful setting – the historic city of Oxford. This walking guide of Oxford brings this beautiful city alive, for both visitor and resident, by visiting colleges, museums and other memorable buildings. The guide details how notable spots in Oxford relate to incidents investigated by Inspector Morse, and gives information on their history and fame in their own right. Discover how Colin Dexter’s award-winning books were adapted to become a popular TV series. Visit the scenes of crimes investigated by one of Britain’s best-loved detectives. You can even try some of Morse and Lewis’s favourite pubs. Includes a CD with some of Morse’s music favourites, and a list of colleges, museums and public buildings featured in Inspector Morse episodes.