Colin Dexter: “No Morse Remakes”

Written by Jenny Brady on Monday, October 15th, 2012

British novelist Colin Dexter has revealed that the late John Thaw will be the only actor to ever play the role of Inspector Morse. Well, at least in the way we know him. The author feels that the actor played the character so well that he has stipulated that the 33 ITV episodes he appeared […]


Order of Inspector Morse Books

Inspector Morse is a fictional detective created by English novelist Colin Dexter. Morse works as a senior Criminal Investigation Department officer with the Thales Valley Police in Oxford. The Morse character parallels Dexter’s penchants for crosswords, English lit and cask ale. Much like any British mystery, the series is full of red herrings. From 1987 […]


Order of Colin Dexter Books

Colin Dexter is an English author of crime fiction, featuring his main character Inspector Morse. Dexter began writing on a family holiday in North Wales when it rained on a Saturday. With nothing else to do, Dexter sat down at the kitchen table and started writing a detective novel. Before becoming a published author, Dexter […]