"The last time we finished filming together, I went down to the same train and waved goodbye to him. That was absolutely devastating. I don’t know how I got back to the hotel. I thought ‘What are we going to do now?’ I was so proud of him for going back to his son. There would be more happy marriages if fathers went back to their children. His son was only two at the time."
Jeremy Brett on David Burke
"Watson is much more my kind of person: Watson is a warm, loving, sunny person who’s very enthusiastic — and hurt and slightly upset when his friend is rude to people or him. This is much more like me. Playing Watson was tremendous fun, and it taught me a lot about how to approach Holmes when the Granada series got under way. I learned a great deal about the inter-relation between the two men."
Jeremy Brett on his role as Watson in “The Crucifer of Blood” (1980-1981)
I actually didn’t know that Brett ever played Watson and now I still can’t picture it
To everyone who has worked on these films of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s stories in the past decade, only one can express how I feel: Bravo! Holmes has finally given me recognition as a real actor, not just an aging pretty face.