New Series of Inspector Lewis Coming This July – Watch Four New Trailers!

Kevin Whately and Laurence Fox are returning to Masterpiece Mystery this summer a new series of the popular detective drama Inspector Lewis.  The Inspector Morse spinoff will screen four new feature-length episodes on Sunday nights, beginning July 8.

Whatley – who played Morse’s Sergeant in the original Inspector Morse mysteries - returns as Robert “Robbie” Lewis to once again tackle murder and mayhem around Oxford with his partner DS Hathaway (Fox).  Guest stars for the new series include Jane Eyre’s Toby Stephens, Little Dorrit’s James Fleet and Cranford’s Celia Imrie. 

Click through for a look at four just-released previews – one for each of the new Lewis episodes.  The new mysteries are called The Soul of Genius, Generation of Vipers, Faithful Symmetry, and The Indelible Stain (that’s also the order in which they’ll air, by the way). And they look pretty good!

Watch the four sneak peeks below for yourselves and let us know which of the set you think looks like it will be the most interesting mystery. And dont' forget to mark your calendars for the premiere on July 8!

Inspector Lewis: The Soul of Genius Preview:

Inspector Lewis: Generation of Vipers Preview:

Inspector Lewis: Fearful Symmetry Preview:

Inspector Lewis: The Indelible Stain Preview:

Oddly the one I’m most looking forward to is Fearful Symmetry, though that could just be because I have an irrational love for that William Blake poem that I assume they’re referencing with its title (The Tyger).

How about you all? Are any of you big fans of Inspector Lewis?