WGBH Openvault

Mystery!; Inspector Morse, Series VII: Greeks Bearing Gifts


Episode 2

License Clip

More material is available from this program at the WGBH Archive. If you are a researcher interested in accessing the collection at WGBH, please email archive_requests@wgbh.org.

Undigitized item: Request Digitization

Untranscribed item: Request Transcription

Inspector Morse, Series VII: Greeks Bearing Gifts
Program Number


Series Description

Premiered in 1980 -- offshoot of MASTERPIECE THEATRE. Showcase for the best of British drama in the mystery genre. Current producer, Rebecca Eaton. See individual episode titles for more information. Host: 1980: Gene Shalit; 1981-1989: Vincent Price; 1989-present: Diana Rigg Series release date: 1980

Program Description

Broadcast April 7 and 14, 1994

When the chef at Sergeant Lewis's favorite Greek restaurant is killed, the Greek community in Oxford closes ranks. As Morse and Lewis try to unravel the complicated case, they get little cooperation from the tightly knit community. Morse feels more at home with Oxford's other Greek connection-- the classical scholars--and discovers to his surprise that there could be a link between the two worlds and the murder. A videotape of a cultural tour to Greece provides a surprising clue to the mystery. Morse meets with his Oxford friend Jerome Hogg, who admits he knew the victim. Maria's baby is stolen from its carriage. Morse speaks with Randall Rees, the husband of TV reporter Friday Rees, who tells Morse he thinks the dead man was spying.



Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type


Eaton, Rebecca (Series Producer)
Chicago: “Mystery!; Inspector Morse, Series VII: Greeks Bearing Gifts,” 12/11/1993, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 24, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B29D83C73B6142EF915CE3641583B612.
MLA: “Mystery!; Inspector Morse, Series VII: Greeks Bearing Gifts.” 12/11/1993. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 24, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B29D83C73B6142EF915CE3641583B612>.
APA: Mystery!; Inspector Morse, Series VII: Greeks Bearing Gifts. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_B29D83C73B6142EF915CE3641583B612
If you have more information about this item, we want to know! Please contact us, including the URL.