The popular prequel for the Inspector Morse series, Endeavour, has been commissioned for a new series, ITV have today confirmed!
Set in 1965, the series centres around the early career of Endeavour Morse (Shaun Evans) after leaving his Oxford college without taking a degree, spending a short time in the Royal Corps of Signals, and then joining the police.
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There’s great news for fans of Inspector Morse spin-off Endeavour because, following an “overwhelming response” to the recent one-off, the broadcaster commissioned a full new series!
Endeavour stars Shaun Evans who won critical acclaim for his portrayal of a young Morse, and he will of course be returning to film the four new feature length episodes which are being written by Lewis creator and Morse writer Russell Lewis.
Acclaimed stage and screen actor Roger Allam also returns as Endeavour’s senior partner, Detective Inspector Fred Thursday. Stage actor Sean Rigby is set to take on the role of a young PC Strange (James Grout) who first appeared in the original Morse series.
James Bradshaw also returns as Dr Max Debryn, and John Thaw’s daughter Abigail will be making further guest appearances as Dorothea Frazil. The new supporting cast will include Anton Lesser as Chief Supt Reginald Bright and Jack Laskey as DS Peter Jakes… Read more & comment »