Head of the local police force and thoroughly decent human being, Inspector Valentine finds himself constantly torn between admiration for Father Brown and deep frustration with him.
For Valentine, crime is wrong, full stop; he can’t fathom the Father’s subtle morality. He wishes he had the Father’s insights, and in an ideal world would like them to work together, but has been burnt once too often by Father Brown’s curious moral code…
Hugo Speer is well known from his role as Guy in the smash hit film The Full Monty. He’s also had roles in the Nicole Kidman film The Interpreter and BBC dramas Bleak House, Sorted and Five Days. Recently he’s appeared in Bedlam and Watson and Oliver.