Endeavour TO END after ninth series says ITV

Endeavour is one of the most popular crime dramas on British TV – and indeed has many fans overseas – but there’s sad news from the series’ home broadcaster, ITV. It has announced that the show will end after the next ninth series. A statement from ITV says: “Screenwriter Russell Lewis, Shaun Evans and Roger Allam…

REVIEW Endeavour (S8 E2/3)

Red hot sex! Gratuitous nudity! Smutty innuendo! Not what you would expect in a typical episode of Endeavour, but that’s what we’re promised in Scherzo, as Morse’s investigation of the death of a taxi driver takes him to a nudist camp and the fleshpots of Soho.  Scherzo – a musical term meaning a vigorous, light or playful composition,…

ITV confirms Endeavour transmission date

If you haven’t read our huge, massive, enormo autumn/winter crime drama preview you may have missed that ITV has confirmed the transmission date for series eight of Endeavour. (You can read our autumn/winter here, if you like.) The good news is that the ITV favourite is only just around the corner. The only thing we’re…

ITV releases first trailer for series seven of Endeavour

Stand-by… series seven of Endeavour is just around the corner, and now we’ve got our first look. ITV has released a trailer from the series, which starts in early February. Series seven is set in the 1970s and the new episodes finds the team reunited at Castle Gate CID, with Chief Superintendent Bright back in…

REVIEW: Endeavour (S6 E4/4)

In Degüello, it’s 1969, (still), and the face of Oxford is changing – Cllr. Clive Burkitt’s building schemes are raising (shoddy) tower blocks in Martyrs’ Field, and we’re in for a torrid tale of corruption in government, business and the police. Meanwhile, Bright’s wife is dying of cancer, Fred’s agonising over taking bungs from Box,…

ITV renews Endeavour for a seventh series

ITV has confirmed that hit detective drama Endeavour has been recommissioned for a seventh series.  The new set of films will see Evans reprise his role alongside celebrated star of stage and screen, Roger Allam as mentor DI Fred Thursday. It’s goodbye to Morse and Thursday for now, but not forever… #Endeavour will return to @ITV with a…

REVIEW: Endeavour (S6 E3/4)

Between the shotgun killing of a sweet factory girl and the execution of her boss, it’s all murder and mayhem in the picture-postcard village of Chigton, and it’s going to take more than PC McGarry No 452 to sort it out. While this episode is clearly going to be stuffed with references to children’s stop-motion…

The end for Thursday? ITV releases cryptic teaser

We’ve been enjoying series six of Endeavour – as we have all series of the Morse origin story – and integral to show’s success is the relationship between Morse himself and his mentor, DI Fred Thursday. They’ve been together through thick and thin for since they first burst onto our screens in 2012. Now, with…

REVIEW: Endeavour (S6 E1/4)

It’s all change for young Endeavour Morse (Shaun Evans) as we reach 1969. Led Zeppelin is on the radio, Bright is in Traffic, and Strange is in admin – but what of Morse and Thursday? Posted to Woodstock and transferred to uniform, estranged from Fred Thursday and daughter Joanie, Morse has grown a moustache in…

ITV confirms transmission date for Endeavour series six

Fan favourite and Morse origin story, Endeavour, is back for a new, sixth series on ITV – as it is every February, thankfully – and now we know when it’s going to air. But first, here’s the trailer: With the old Cowley team now scattered across Oxfordshire, Endeavour has reluctantly settled into a sedate way…