Series 3, 4 & 5 Premieres in New Zealand November 16. In this prequel series to the beloved show Inspector Morse, it's 1965, and Endeavour Morse (Shaun Evans, Being Julia) is a young detective constable who returns to Oxford to investigate the disappearance of a schoolgirl. Taken under the wing of DI Fred Thursday (Roger Allam, The Thick of It), Morse embarks on a search for justice that will shape his destiny. "Enthralling" -The Wall Street Journal.