ITV’s Crime Connections goes BTS with ‘Endeavour’

One element that British producers have always excelled at are the behind-the-scenes bits and bobs that American television viewers usually know as the ‘DVD extras’. Getting to go behind the scenes and hear the back story as to how a series was put together from not only the actors perspective but to also hear the producer, […]

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More ‘Endeavour’ on the way with new ‘Lewis’ not far behind!

It’s been far too long since we left the world of Endeavour Morse. So many questions remained unanswered after the end of series 2 of Endeavour. “Live in the shadows long enough, you forget the sun.” When we last saw Endeavour Morse, viewers witnessed a falsely accused Morse, played by Shaun Evans, isolated and alone languishing […]

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'Endeavour' back for third series in 2015

As we dive head first into our 6th year of Tellyspotting, why not start things off with more great news from the world of British telly — it was announced late last week that the brilliant Inspector Morse prequel, Endeavour, will return for a third series on ITV.

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Endeavour takes you back to the 60's

Having just spent a week in the 50’s on the set of the filming of series 3 of Father Brown in the Cotswolds, you get a crash course on the complexities of the overall transformation that has to take place to create the reality for both the actors involved and the viewers at home. The […]

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More Endeavour set for 2014

Just when you thought television drama couldn’t possibly get any better, it does…and actually did with Monday’s announcement by ITV that Endeavour, the crime drama prequel to the Inspector Morse series, has begun production on series 2. Shaun Evans returns in the lead role of young Morse, with Roger Allam (The Thick of It, Parade’s […]

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Endeavour back for four more in 2014

The iconic Inspector Morse series that starred John Thaw not only drew large audiences when it premiered in 1987 on ITV and on PBS as part of the Mystery! series, it was hailed by critics as the definition of intelligent television. In 2006, Inspector Lewis came on the scene in a spin-off series with Kevin […]

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Endeavour's walking tour of 'Morseland', a.k.a. Oxford

As UK viewers found out last night, the Year of Endeavour is upon us. With last nights UK premiere of the first of four new episodes that follow the highly successful ITV1 2012 ‘pilot’ episode, fans of PBS’ Masterpiece Mystery! series have a telly treat in store for them when the series premieres on Sunday, […]

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2013 will be the Year of Endeavour with new episodes this Spring/Summer

When ITV1 commissioned and, along with PBS in the States, subsequently broadcast the one-off prequel, Endeavour, starring Shaun Evans as the young DC Morse in 2012, both the critical acclaim and audience response that followed left everyone immediately wanting more. More is what you will be getting soon as, beginning this Spring on ITV1 and […]

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Endeavour – A first look at another PBS 'Masterpiece'

At the risk of getting a bit repetitive here, writing about PBS Masterpiece‘s embarrassment of riches seems to be a weekly occurrence these days. Showing no signs of slowing down this summer when most networks are in the state of perpetual re-runs or pointless reality shows, PBS’ Masterpiece Mystery! series will premiere “Endeavour“ on Sunday, […]

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