Inspector Morse: Season 5, Episode 3

Who Killed Harry Field? (13 Mar. 1991)

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Struggling artist Harry Field is found murdered and thrown off an overpass but recent rains and a dry body lead Morse to conclude he was killed over a week earlier.

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Trevor Byfield ...
Harry Field
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Tony Doyle
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Helen Field
Nicola Cowper ...
Jane Marriot
Steven Payne ...
Sergeant Taylor
Andy Mulligan ...
Gordon Collins
Helen Lymbery ...
Barmaid (as Helena Lymbery)
Sean Cranitch ...
Patrol Man
David Belcher ...
Landlord
Maureen Bennett ...
Val Lewis
Philip Locke ...
Freddie Mortimer
Veronica Lang ...
Julia
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Ian Matthews
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Morse and Lewis investigate the murder of fun-loving raconteur Harry Field, a mediocre artist with no real style to call his own, with many of his paintings featuring the same mystery woman. As they dig deeper into his past, they discover a possible link to art forgery. Meanwhile, Lewis considers trying for a promotion in Traffic Division. Written by Mark Limvere-Robinson

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The idea for this story came from the book: 'Fake?: The Art of Deception' By Mark Jones, Paul T. Craddock, Nicolas Barker, British Museum. See more »

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Chief Inspector Morse: Here we are again, Lewis... putting together the last moments of a complete stranger's life... showing more concern for him than we would when he was alive.
Detective Sergeant Lewis: He wasn't our problem when he was alive, was he?
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References Bonnie and Clyde (1967) See more »

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Runnin' Wild
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Written by A. H. Gibbs, Joe Grey, and Leo Wood (1922)
Harry Field listens to recording in his studio
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Ain't missbehavin'
26 April 2007 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This is for me one of the best Morse episodes.Freddie Jones is excellent as the father of the murder victim and he shows what a good actor he is. His scenes with John Thaw especially at the end are brilliant. Overall the story keeps you guessing until the end, with various twists in the plot. It also gives a good insight into the world of art.The scenery is fine and the whole episode has a "feel" about it, i've seen it several times and never tier of it. For Morse fans this episode has it all; Oxfordshire countryside, real ale, sophisticated suspects, stately home, an eccentric victim and lots of red herrings to keep you guessing.


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