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Endeavour: Pilot

In 1965, the hunt for a missing schoolgirl ends up drawing Endeavour Morse back to the place which will shape his destiny, Oxford. The investigation is headed by Detective Inspector Fred Thursday, Endeavour ends up finds himself side-lined, discredited and at a dead end. He is forced to face some demons from his past, as he starts his own quest for justice in a search for the truth which will haunt him for the rest of his life.


Episode Info


Episode number: 1x0
Airdate: Monday January 02nd, 2012
Network: sky MOVIES FAMILY

Director: Colm McCarthy
Writer: Russell Lewis

Alternate Airdates:

AU (7TWO) Jun 23, 2013
US (PBS) Jul 01, 2013
DK (DR1) Mar 03, 2014

  • Currently 9.3/10
9.3/10 (8 Votes cast)
Guest Stars
Abigail ThawAbigail Thaw
As Dorothea Frazil
Recurring
Jack AshtonJack Ashton
As DC Ian McLeash
Charlie Creed-MilesCharlie Creed-Miles
As Teddy Samuels
John LightJohn Light
As Dempsey
Richard LinternRichard Lintern
As Dr. Rowan Stromming
Flora MontgomeryFlora Montgomery
As Rosalind Stromming
Danny WebbDanny Webb
As DS Arthur Lott
Patrick MalahidePatrick Malahide
As Richard Lovell
Christopher BrandonChristopher Brandon
As Alexander Reece
Daisy HeadDaisy Head
As Jenny Crisp
Emma StansfieldEmma Stansfield
As Sharon Veelie
Harry KershawHarry Kershaw
As Miles Percival
Holly RidleyHolly Ridley
As Valerie Quillen
Ian GelderIan Gelder
As Stan Tremlett
Jamie BlackleyJamie Blackley
As Johnny Franks
Jenna HarrisonJenna Harrison
As Miss Sylvia Tench
Lisa BackwellLisa Backwell
As Anne Porter
Maggie OllerenshawMaggie Ollerenshaw
As Mrs. Crabbin
Michael MatusMichael Matus
As Cyril Wright
Rachael HeatonRachael Heaton
As Mary Tremlett
Sam ReidSam Reid
As Brian Lomax
Terence HarveyTerence Harvey
As DCS Crisp
Main Cast
Shaun EvansShaun Evans
As DC Endeavour Morse
Roger AllamRoger Allam
As DI Fred Thursday
James BradshawJames Bradshaw
As Dr Max DeBryn
Music
ArtistSong TitlePlayed When
Manfred MannDo Wah Diddy 


Other Episode Crew

Executive ProducerDamien Timmer  |  Michele Buck
Production DesignerPat Campbell (1)
Director of PhotographyGavin Struthers
Based On Characters Created ByColin Dexter
1st Assistant DirectorJonathan Farmer
Devised ByRussell Lewis
3rd Assistant DirectorJoanna Matthews
Executive Producer - MasterpieceRebecca Eaton
Produced ByDan McCulloch
2nd Assistant DirectorAdam Morris (1)
Music Composed ByBarrington Pheloung
 
Warning: Endeavour season 1 episode 0 guide may contain spoilers
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