Inspector Lewis (2006–2015)
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DI Robert Lewis teams up with DS James Hathaway to look into the murder of an Oxford mathematics student.

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Danny Griffon
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Regan Peverill
Colin Starkey ...
Bernard Beech
Jack Ellis ...
Rex Griffon
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Trudi Griffon
Dennis Matsuki ...
Mr. Tanigaki
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Jessica Pollock
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Tom Pollock
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Alex Knight ...
DI Knox
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Kate Jekyll
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DI Lewis returns to Oxford after several years absence and is reluctantly assigned by his new boss, DCS Innocent, to the murder of an Oxford mathematics student who was shot while participating in a sleep study. The key-code used to access the sleep lab was assigned to a fellow maths student, Daniel Griffin, but Daniel's math tutor has provided him with an alibi. Daniel is a maladjusted young man who will soon inherit his father's automotive empire. He is disruptive and has no respect for his uncle who now heads the company. The future of the company however rests on an impending deal with Japanese investors who insist that family unity is all important at this time. When two other murder occurs, Lewis must decipher a cryptic clue left in an old case file by his former boss, Chief Inspector Morse . Written by garykmcd

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Crime | Drama | Mystery

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30 July 2006 (USA)  »

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Kate Jekyll was intended to be a recurring character and, in the longer term, a love interest for Lewis. For various reasons, including Kevin Whately objecting to killing off Valerie Lewis only to immediately replace her with a substitute character, she never appeared again in the full series. See more »

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DS Hathaway: Has Oxford changed much since you've been away?
DI Lewis: No. It changed before I went.
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Trumpet Concerto in E Flat Major
(2nd Movement Andante)
By Johann Nepomuk Hummel
Performance by Rolf Smedvig with Scottish Chamber Orchestra
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The welcome return of a much missed character.
29 January 2006 | by (Lancashire) – See all my reviews

A welcome return for Morse's old sidekick, Robbie Lewis. Lewis, played by Kevin Whately, returns from an overseas secondment and steps straight into the case of a female student shot in a sleep investigation unit. The killer used the key-code of a mathematics student (Danny Griffon, played by Charlie Cox)to enter the unit so he rightly becomes the prime suspect. Unfortunately for Lewis and his temporary sergeant James 'God botherer' Hathaway (Laurence Fox), Danny appears to have a cast iron alibi, or does he? I'm not going to give anymore away, as there are many people, in the US and elsewhere who have not yet been privileged to see this subtle and highly polished production. Let's hope Kevin Whately agrees to do more episodes. It was well worth the wait.


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