Kevin Whately hints at quitting Lewis

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Enjoy new episodes of Lewis while you can as star Kevin Whately has suggested the detective drama could soon be coming to an end. 

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When asked at the Radio Times Covers Party about the future of the series, Whately admitted that he doesn’t see himself playing the role of Robbie Lewis for much longer as his character is fast approaching “police retirement age”.

Whately, now aged 60, assured fans that there’ll be another batch of episodes next year, after which point it will be a case of “we’ll see”.

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For more news of this, plus revelations about how Whately almost quit his role as Inspector Morse’s sidekick after only three years back in 1989, watch the video above.