THE ENDEAVOUR INTERVIEWS 2018: Paul Cripps Production Designer

Above photo courtesy of Paul Cripps (centre) An exclusive ENDEAVOUR interview PAUL CRIPPS Production Designer Interview copyright © Damian Michael Barcroft 2018 ~ DAMIAN: Having lived in Oxford, I wonder to what extent you were aware of Inspector Morse growing up? PAUL: I was aware of Inspector Morse for a few reasons. I think it […]

THE ENDEAVOUR INTERVIEWS 2018: Russell Lewis Part IV

EXT. WOODS/GINGERBREAD HOUSE – DAY 1 Late afternoon. ENDEAVOUR makes his way through the woods. At last, he reaches, an ancient dwelling that seems to have grown out of the earth itself. Mossy. ENDEAVOUR comes to the door. A raggedy broomstick leant against the wall. ENDEAVOUR knocks. ENDEAVOUR: Hello? Miss Chattox? ENDEAVOUR pushes open the […]

THE ENDEAVOUR INTERVIEWS 2018: Russell Lewis Part III

DAMIAN: Russ, before we start the interview, I’ve been thinking that we’ve mentioned The Beatles, Tony Hancock and Carry On films quite a bit over the years and perhaps, well, maybe we should mention them a little less from now on. Would that be alright Russ? RUSS: As you please. ~ INT. COWLEY GENERAL – […]

THE ENDEAVOUR INTERVIEWS 2018: Dakota Blue Richards

The Home Office was appalled and said that women were not proper persons in the eyes of the law when Edith Smith became the first female police officer with official powers of arrest in 1915. However, by 1920, and after The Sex Disqualification (Removal) Act of 1919, the Baird Committee stated that women could indeed […]

THE ENDEAVOUR INTERVIEWS 2018: Russell Lewis Part II

Will the reader please cast their eye over the following lines, and see if they can discover anything harmful in them? EXT. OXFORD COLLEGE. QUAD – DAY The topless towers of Oxonium. Not a cloud to spoil the view. TILT DOWN to BIRD’S EYE VIEW – wet flagstones… rain. Coloured umbrellas pass below. A song […]

THE ENDEAVOUR INTERVIEWS 2018: Producers Neil Duncan & John Phillips

Exclusive ENDEAVOUR Interview Producers Neil Duncan & John Phillips ~~~ Interview copyright © Damian Michael Barcroft 2018 ~ DAMIAN: I think readers will have a pretty good idea of what most of the key creative team do on Endeavour such as the writer or director, but what exactly does the role of a producer entail? […]

THE ENDEAVOUR INTERVIEWS 2018: Lewis Peek

Introducing DC George Fancy An exclusive ENDEAVOUR interview With Lewis Peek Interview copyright © Damian Michael Barcroft 2018 ~ DAMIAN: I’d like to begin by talking about your childhood in Devon and for you to perhaps give me an idea of the sort of television, film or theatre that you were exposed to during this […]

THE ENDEAVOUR INTERVIEWS 2018: Russell Lewis Part I

PROLOGUE From Burslem to Beaconsfield I’d always lived in and around Stoke-on-Trent while Kirstie resided in Uttoxeter. I wouldn’t say I’m a particularly proud “Stokie” but, and despite the occasional unflattering cultural references to Stoke in shows such as The Likely Lads and Steptoe and Son – not to mention Prince Philip’s alleged description of […]

Exclusive ENDEAVOUR interview with Russell Lewis on CODA

THE ENDEAVOUR ARCHIVES: CELEBRATING 30 YEARS OF MORSE ON SCREEN Interview copyright © Damian Michael Barcroft 2017 “Coughing better tonight” – The Wigan Nightingale Russell Lewis on CODA An exclusive ENDEAVOUR interview by Damian Michael Barcroft The final part of our journey discussing series three of ENDEAVOUR as well as previewing tonight’s film with writer/executive […]

Far to go: Exclusive ENDEAVOUR interview with the Thursday children

THE ENDEAVOUR ARCHIVES: CELEBRATING 30 YEARS OF MORSE ON SCREEN Interview copyright © Damian Michael Barcroft 2017 FAR TO GO… An exclusive interview with the Thursday children Jack Bannon – Sam Thursday Sara Vickers – Joan Thursday ~ By Damian Michael Barcroft ~ DAMIAN: Jack and Sara, thank you so much for talking to me […]