DS Morse returns to catch an art thief who’s prepared to kill.

We’ve missed young DS Morse but now he’s back and even more prickly than ever!

Along with pining for Thursday’s daughter Joan, he’s enduring an odd-couple-type flatshare with DS Strange, and is unimpressed about mentoring plucky newcomer DC Fancy, to whom he quickly makes clear that he hates small talk and the use of first names!

To top it all, his latest case is one of his most testing to date.

While it starts off gently with an attempted burglary involving a soon-to-be-auctioned Fabergé egg, matters take a darker turn after a gangster is viciously murdered, before two people involved in the auction are killed in an equally sinister fashion…