Roger Allam teases a death as Endeavour comes to an end
The actor dropped some hints about the show's upcoming finale
Endeavour star Roger Allam has teased that there could be a death in the detective drama's upcoming finale.
The Inspector Morse prequel - which focuses on the early career of Endeavour Morse (Shaun Evans) - is coming to an end after a decade.
And the star, who plays DI Fred Thursday in the series, hinted that it could go out with a bang.
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Appearing on ITV's Lorraine, Allam said it felt "momentous" shooting his final scenes as the character, who he first played in the pilot back in 2012.
"It has been a long time," he said, saying there were times filming his final scenes when he was "close to tears".
Dropping a few hints about the ending, he said: "The mystery has always been for the fans why John Thaw's Morse never mentions a man called Fred Thursday. So there has to be some kind of explanation of that. A final parting of the ways.
"Possibly even a death..."
Allam, 69, also said he thought it was "right to finish now".
"I like things that have a beginning, a middle and an end," he said.
"So that's a good thing.
"But nonetheless, of course I will miss it.
"I will miss playing the character... but most of all I will miss meeting with that lovely group of regular characters that we've had over all these years.
"And most of all working with Shaun."
Inspector Morse, which starred the late John Thaw in the title role, started in 1987 and aired until 2000 and was a massive hit.
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As well as the prequel Endeavour, it triggered the spin-off series Lewis.
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