Inspector Morse: Season 7, Episode 3

Twilight of the Gods (20 Jan. 1993)

TV Episode  -   -  Crime | Drama | Mystery
7.4
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.4/10 from 144 users  
Reviews: 4 user | 1 critic

When Gwladys Probert, a world renowned mezzo-soprano, is shot by a sniper at Oxford, Morse, one of her biggest fans, sees a link with an earlier murder of a freelance journalist.

Director:

Writers:

(characters),
Watch Episode
0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 3885 titles
created 06 Apr 2012
 
list image
a list of 33 titles
created 24 Mar 2013
 
a list of 54 titles
created 7 months ago
 

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Twilight of the Gods (20 Jan 1993)

Twilight of the Gods (20 Jan 1993) on IMDb 7.4/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Inspector Morse.
« Previous Episode | 28 of 33 Episodes | Next Episode »

Videos

1 video »
Edit

Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
Gwladys Probert
Elaine English ...
Tammy
Alan David ...
Sir Watkin Davies
Celia Montague ...
Adele Baydon
...
Arabella Baydon
Paul Rattigan ...
Mark Scott
...
Victor Ignotas
Julian Curry ...
Alan Cartwright
Don Fellows ...
Lyman Stansky
...
Joan Blackham ...
Helen Buscott
Michaela Noakes ...
Janet
...
Gentile Bellocchio
Edit

Storyline

Morse's police work and love of music come together as he investigates the murder of a journalist who was writing about college benefactor Andrew Baydon, and is witness when opera singer Gwladys Probert is shot while standing next to Baydon at the annual procession. Written by hgallon

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Crime | Drama | Mystery

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

20 January 1993 (UK)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(dvd release)

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The character of Andrew Baydon was based on disgraced newspaper publisher Robert Maxwell. See more »

Goofs

When Morse opens the window in the "Staff Only" room of the library, he potentially destroys the fingerprints left by the actual shooter when HE opened the window. See more »

Quotes

Detective Sergeant Lewis: You look done in.
Chief Inspector Morse: [Depressively] I am... done in.
Chief Inspector Morse: [He puts down his pen and sighs] Art and life, Lewis. Art and life.
Detective Sergeant Lewis: Oh, yeah?
Chief Inspector Morse: Always preferred art myself. Don't know about life. I'm glad to meet people like Bayden. I'm not that sorry but... Today, I supposed because I've always thought of artista as...
[Shrugs]
Chief Inspector Morse: ... as being something different.
Detective Sergeant Lewis: My dad used to love football - but he didn't like footballers. You have to keep the people that do things apart from what they do.
See more »

Soundtracks

Military Polonaise
("opus 40 #1") (uncredited)
Composed by Frédéric Chopin (as Chopin)
Performed by Allan Corduner on piano
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Brilliant acting but the most mediocre Morse e.episode
25 September 2006 | by (Perth., Western Australia) – See all my reviews

Sir John Gielgud steals this show with his wit and overall brilliance in acting. The usually expertise of Robert Hardy is poor and he overacts his part as a self-made ex-Lithuanian immigrant.The rest of the normal cast are very good as normal but the story line is the poorest of the whole series. Normal Morse enthusiast could easily use the fast forward and only stop when Sir John is on screen, especially his last appearance. Many of his asides could be puerile in most actors hands but with him the absolute opposite is true.

Being a Wagner enthusiast, the title would imply much Wagnerian background music which was curiously lacking for the most part. I had expected a comment from Morse when the repetiteur played the Tristan chord but none was forthcoming!


5 of 10 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Boring me to death, can't take it ctyankee1
Morse's women sandra-riddell
Do non-Brits watch Morse? jolleymatt-1
Is any other Detective series as good as Morse ? andy_1976
Beer Drinking rarebreedpictures
Say what you think about Morse in 3 words! Giulietta_degli_spiriti
Discuss Twilight of the Gods (1993) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?