PUBLISHED: PUBLISHED: 17:00, Sun, Feb 9, 2020
Endeavour is a prequel to the popular detective series Inspector Morse. The pilot episode aired on ITV back in 2012 and in March last year it was announced yet another series would come. In August an eighth series was also announced by the British broadcaster.
Shaun Evans returns to the show as the notorious Detective Sergeant.
The series is set in Oxford during the 1960s and 70s and shows a young Inspector Morse after he has left Oxford University.
Throughout the show viewers see Morse work his way up from Detective Constable to Sergeant.
Actor Shaun Evans has also starred in War Book and The Scandalous Lady W.
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Who is in the cast of Endeavour (Image: ITV)
Shaun Evans and Roger Allam are returning (Image: ITV)
Roger Allam plays Detective Inspector Fred Thursday in the series.
He first appeared in the pilot episode and has been a main cast member ever since.
Fred Thursday is a Second World War veteran who served as a soldier in the British Expeditionary Force.
Roger Allam, 66, is known for his roles in Game of Thrones, The Thick Of It and V for Vendetta.
Naomi Battrick and Abigail Thaw (Image: ITV)
Shaun Evans plays Inspector Morse (Image: ITV)