ITV Endeavor’s Roger Allam joins new crime drama series alongside Father Brown co-star Nancy Carroll

If ITV Endeavor fans missed Roger Allam on their screens as DI Fred on Thursday, they’ll be glad to know the wait is finally over.

Roger is currently starring in the newly released and thrilling crime drama series, Murder in Provence.

He joins the on-screen drama show alongside his Father Brown co-star Nancy Carroll.

Read more:The Father Brown star’s appearance in The Bill, his marriage to ITV star Endeavor and his siblings who starred in Coronation Street and Heartbeat

The BBC detective series Father Brown, based in the fictional Cotswold village of Kembleford, has several ties to the city of Oxford.



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The series, which is hailed by several fans to this day, was filmed in Oxford, including locations such as Kirtlington Park and Broughton Castle.

Murder in Provence is available on BritBox streaming services from Tuesday, March 15.

The series features a roster of starred actors and actresses, including Patricia Hodge, Geff Francis, Samuel Barnett, Keala Settle, and Kirsty Bushell.

However, Roger will get to know Father Brown co-star Nancy, who is best known for her role in The Crown.

She will play Roger’s character’s romantic partner, Marine Bonnet, who joins his investigations into murders and mysteries in the French town.

Roger will therefore play a French investigator responsible for solving murders in the historic city of Aix-en-Provence.

You can watch the full trailer here:

Roger spoke about what attracted him to the new role of French investigator, reports Hello Magazine.

He said: “The call for me, always, is to do something different from what I just did…And that’s a very different kind of character from Efforteven though we are still in the land of murder mysteries, but in a different place.

It was written by one of my oldest friends Shelagh Stephenson, so I had been aware of its development for some time – since before COVID, which of course pushed it further. That was the call for me.”

Roger also delivered award-winning performances throughout his television years, earning him four Laurence Olivier Award nominations for Best Actor, two of which he won.

One of the victories includes her role as captain Terri Dennis in a revival of Privates on Parade.

He has since built up a successful net worth over the years, thanks to his hard work and dedication to on-screen and off-screen performance.

The star is best known for her roles, including the London musical production of Les Miserables, the ITV series Endeavour, the award-winning radio series Cabin Pressure, Game of Thrones and alongside Oscar winner Dame Helen Mirren in The Queen .

These roles have therefore earned him a successful net worth of around $5 million, according to CelebrityNetWorth.com.

This equates to over £3.7million.

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