The expanded six episode fifth season of Endeavour will premiere on ITV on Sunday February 4th at 8pm, it has been announced.
Endeavour follows a young detective Endeavour Morse and his partner Detective Inspector Fred Thursday as the investigate various crimes in the 1960′s. The drama series is produced by Mammoth Screen and stars Shaun Evans (The Scandalous Lady W), Roger Allam (The Missing) and Anton Lesser (Game Of Thrones).
The show’s fifth season is set in 1968 and begins with Morse having finally passed his Sergeant’s exams, as Oxford City Police merges into Thames Valley Constabulary. Joan Thursday (Sara Vickers) has returned to Oxford, but much is unresolved following her disappearance the previous year and Endeavour’s unexpected proposal. Guest stars this season include Phil Daniels, Donald Sumpter, Emma Rigby, Robin Weaver, Charlotte Hope, Caroline Goodall, Ellie Haddington, Richard Durden, Dominic Carter, Steve Elder, Lily Lesser and Rebecca Saire.
TVWise’s UK Premiere Dates page has been updated with this new information.