I swear, this man is one of the best actors. That last gif…scares the shit out of you, doesn’t it? That look that morphs across his character’s face is absolute malevolence. Just think what he could have done with solid direction and high production values.
“I didn’t know what to call him and [to] Dorothy, my wife, I said ‘Will you have a look through the Mayflower, the Christian names of everybody who went over to America’, and she came across a man called Determination Davis and another man called Endeavour Jones.” – Colin Dexter
“It certainly informs pretty much everything we do, that name.” – Russ Lewis
“It shows you a massive part of who this person is. To endeavour, to … try. There’s something about that name which is interesting and sort of essential.” – Shaun Evans