Is this all a bit of a con? He lives in an upstairs room of their freezing Gothic mansion, kept tied to the bed and fed like a baby on milk formula and Rusks.
We wanted him to be just at the outer limit of the neglected human, but not to push him into a totally risible demon caricature state.
He describes Buckley, who sadly passed away in 2016, as a hugely gifted physical performer.
Andras is the eldest of the three Moloch siblings, brother to the vampiric-looking Tabitha and Hector Reece Shearsmith.