I've always been a fan of his, I loved him in this, and in 'Captives' with Tim roth years ago. He's pretty versatile.
My mum's a lifelong Emmerdale fan, and he is one of the few things I ocassionalyy watch for; this latest story about the armed robbery is very watchable. And he is one of the few people in soapland that can reduce me to tears!
I bet he goes home with raging bloody faceache every night though, pulling that sam Dingle gurn all the livelong day