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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