Collision with the looming iceberg is inevitable, despite last-minute evasive action by the crew and panic soon spreads throughout the ship. Barnes is given a life-changing gift by Watson andHugh is shocked by Louisa's promise to him. Meanwhile, Jim tracks down his daughter deep below decks and Paolo desperately tries to save his brother. As the Titanic goes down, those few lucky enough to be in a lifeboat can hear the cries of people in the freezing water. Who lives and who dies will be decided in the next few hours.moreless
At the beginning of series 2, Lovejoy has just come out of prison after serving a sentence for theft. He believes he was set up and returns to Suffolk hoping to find the villain and get even.
Laura Poindexter, a rich American tourist, dies in the Randolph Hotel, Oxford, apparently from a heart attack, but Morse suspects foul play. Laura was due to return a historic jewel to an Oxford museum, and it has gone missing. Then Dr Kemp, who is a womanizing historian, dies of a fall, Lucy Downes is crushed to death in a telephone box, and Dr Kemp's widow appears to take a fatal overdose of Paracetomol.
Morse believes the deaths are all linked.