By David Brown - Radio Times
Shaun Evans is swapping crime-solving in Oxford for emergency medicine at Holby as he takes the director's reins at Casualty.
The Endeavour star is currently trying his hand at directing on an episode of the long-running medical drama that is believed to be airing in May.
Speaking today, Evans said to RadioTimes.com: "I'm delighted to be working on Casualty. It's a terrific cast and crew and I'm very grateful for the opportunity."
Endeavour recently finished its fourth series on ITV, but will begin shooting a fifth run of episodes this spring. The next series of the Inspector Morse prequel will also be longer, with six cases to solve instead of the usual four.
Whether Evans's Casualty episode will contain a higher body count than the average episode of Endeavour remains to be seen...
By Sarah Doran - Radio Times
Taking on the role of a famous TV detective in their younger years can be nerve wracking, but soon-to-be Prime Suspect: 1973 star Stefanie Martini had the support of Endeavour Morse when she was cast as the younger incarnation of Helen Mirren's Jane Tennison.
The actress, who started out in a small role alongside Shaun Evans on ITV's Endeavour, told RadioTimes.com that the young Morse had been among the first to reach out to her when she was cast as the young Jane Tennison.
"Shaun sent me an email when I got Prime Suspect just to say well done, which I thought was lovely because Endeavour was my first ever job and I didn’t have a clue what I was doing and he was so generous and kind," the Doctor Thorne star revealed at the Radio Times Covers Party.
"It’s funny how things work out. He’s fantastic; I think what he did was really brave. It inspired me", she added.
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