Morse

Why Haven’t Bryant & May Made It To TV?

Morse got there. Vera did too, and Wallender and everyone from Lord Peter Whimsey to the wonderfully eccentric Mrs Bradley – they all ended up as TV series. You can’t move without falling over Sherlocks, and even Christie’s boring Tuppences had their own show. The question I get asked on a daily basis is ‘Why […]

Re:View – ‘Endeavour’

I finally had a chance to catch up with ‘Endeavour’ after missing it on TV. I imagine it’s been a puzzle for TV executives looking to wring more mileage from the Morse brand; ‘Well, the ‘Lewis’ spinoff bombed’, you hear them say, ‘what about a prequel?’ So this precursor to ‘Morse’ saw unlikeable ginger pipe-cleaner […]