Another Star of the Morse Universe has Died: Derek Fowlds star of Morse episode The Settling of the Sun.

Derek Fowlds has died at the age of 82. Derek starred in the Morse episode The Settling of the Sun as Kurt Friedman/Michael Robson.

Of course Derek is best known as Oscar Blaketon in the TV series Heartbeat and also for one of my all time favourite sitcoms, Yes, Minister which then became Yes, Prime Minister.

Below is the main scene with Derek Fowlds and John Thaw. Apologies for the poor quality. One of these days ITV will dip into their long pockets and give the Morse fans a high definition set of episodes.

Thank you Derek for not only being part of the Morse Universe but for helping to make it the great series it was. R.I.P. (1937 – 2020)

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After having looked after my mum for some 11 years she is now unfortunately in a nursing home. I'm afraid her dementia worsened as did her physical capabilities. UPDATE: My mum died from Covid-19 on the 6th May 2020. So, for the first time in 21 years I find myself no longer caring for anyone. Apart from my mum I was also a single parent to two children and also looked after my dad who had Alzheimers, (he died in 2005). So, I have decided to return to University to try and get another degree this time in English Literature. (My other degree I got some 30 years ago is one in Ecological Science). After a year at college I have passed all grades and now will start Edinburgh University in September 2019. I am now in second year having passed all the requirements in first year.

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