It first aired on 24 February 2008. DI Lewis and DS Hathaway investigate two murders that are in some way connected. He worked at the library and was an engineer by profession but had lost his regular job.

Synopsis He's extremely quiet and intelligent, with a wonderfully dry sense of humor. Lewis is very good at his job, very dedicated, but he doesn't quite fit in to the world of upper class academia. DI Lewis and DS Hathaway investigate two murders that are in some way connected. Taglines I really enjoyed watching Hathaway's character in this episode - Fox gets to show how intuitive he can be, and during his investigations he manages to balance that with a nice touch of compassion - particularly with how he interacts with one of the suspects, a student named Philip (played by Tom Riley).

You can read about Lewis's history on. Season 2 | Episode 1: And the Moonbeams Kiss the Sea Aired 8/30/2009; Program no longer available for streaming . LOVED.

Whately does an excellent job of giving Lewis a sort of "fish out of water" feel to the character. Set in the rarified, academic atmosphere of Oxford, murder and mayhem seem like such alien things to find in such a seemingly idyllic place. Poetry Books. I loved this episode. The murder of a maintenance worker at the Bodleian Library and the death of a popular Art student seem to be linked. Plot Keywords Program no longer available for streaming.


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At first the murders of Reg Chapman, a handy man at the Bodleian Library and gambling addict, and Nell Buckley, a popular Art student, seem unrelated. The maintenance worker had a curious interest in old books and a more contemporary proclivity for gambling. It looks like we don't have a Synopsis for this title yet. Literature Network » Percy Bysshe Shelley » Love's Philosophy. Just click the "Edit page" button at the bottom of the page or learn more in the Synopsis submission guide. With Darren Clarke, Haydn Gwynne, Sam Alexander, Emily Beecham. I was quite pleased to discover Tom Riley appears in this episode - lately he's probably most well known as Wickham from, It's also worth noting that two of the students made previous appearances on Masterpiece programs this year. And Lawrence Fox can totally be the father of my children. He worked at the library and was an engineer by profession but had lost his regular job. Lewis and Hathaway's investigation takes them into the secrets and contrasts of Oxford life — the closed world of gambling support groups and the rarified arena of arts and literature. He also lost his house and soon was to lose his wife over his gambling addiction. Percy Bysshe Shelley. | The second murder is that of Nell Buckley, a second year art student. Fox has quite the acting pedigree - he's the son of actor James Fox, and has appeared in everything from Miss Marple and Jericho mysteries to feature films like Elizabeth: The Golden Age and Becoming Jane. | Be the first to contribute!
And the Moonbeams Kiss the Sea is the fifth episode of Lewis, taken from series two. Find out about new shows, get updates on your favorite dramas and mysteries, enjoy exclusive content and more! In the first, Reg Chapman, is found in the labyrinthine bowels of Oxford University's Bodlean library having been shot. | However, it transpires that Chapman stole parchment from the library upon which Nell and another student persuaded Philip, a brilliant, autistic young painter, to innocently forge letters by the poet Shelley for the international collectors' market. That's awesome. Lewis and Hathaway’s investigation takes them into the secrets and contrasts of Oxford life — the closed world of gambling support groups and the rarified arena of arts and literature. Receive our email newsletter to get schedule updates, exclusive features, and news on shows like Flesh and Blood. I am SO FREAKIN' EXCITED about the new Lewis season!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! A free spirit whom Lewis had actually met a few days before she too is found, bludgeoned to death near near a river bank. A man is dead in the basement of Oxford’s Bodleian Library, the first murder there in 500 years. A Defence of Poetry and Other Essays. In the first film of the series Lewis (Kevin Whately) and Hathaway (Laurence Fox) are at Dr Hobson's (Claire Holman) birthday party: Lewis is bored and Hathaway is quietly drunk.