Monthly Archives: September 2013

Patrick Malahide as Mr. Quarles in “After the War”

In 1989, Patrick Malahide played the aptly named Mr. Quarles, a disgruntled schoolmaster, in the first episode of the Granada television miniseries “After the War“, based on a Frederic Raphael novel by the same name.  Actually, “disgruntled” may be a … Continue reading

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It’s a Meme! 18 – Chisholm’s Travel Guide Edition

Inspired by Minder on the Orient Express:                     I admit I’m fascinated by the Spartan decor of Chisholm’s bedroom.  😀

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DS Chisholm in the 30 Best TV Detectives & Sleuths

The Daily Telegraph compiled a list of the 30 Best TV Detectives and Sleuths.  DS Chisholm came in #25.  Way to go, Cheerful Charlie…I mean Albert.  I can’t say I totally agree with the entire list.  Sherlock Holmes (!?!), Cadfael, … Continue reading

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Dear Enemy Granada Press Photo

I got this press photo (about 8″ x 10″) of Patrick Malahide and Vanessa Knox-Mawer off Ebay. It was originally a Granada press release. It arrived very quickly from the UK to the US and was well-packed, so I do … Continue reading

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Analysis of a Scene IV: A Month in the Country

Admin: Ahhh.  A Month in the Country, the odd, little film where nothing much happens, but lives are completely changed nonetheless.   It is watchable and re-watchable.  The following scene illustrates why.  There is very little action and the dialogue is … Continue reading

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Random Malahide Picture 2

I happened across this as I was surfing last night – click for a larger version: It’s Mr. Malahide as Claudius in dress rehearsal for the National Theatre’s 2010 production of “Hamlet“, with Ophelia (Ruth Negga) giving him a rather … Continue reading

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Top Ten Sir Francis Walsingham Moments from “Elizabeth I”

And now for something completely different!  Rather than a detailed recap – because, let’s face it, you could get the same information from Wikipedia if you really wanted to – Admin and I thought we’d provide our thoughts on Sir … Continue reading

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Wished for Roles 3: Mr. Nathaniel Sowerby

I’ve been reading Trollope’s Chronicles of Barsetshire series. They are full of fantastic characters. Dr. Grantley, Mr. Harding, Mr. Slope, Mrs. Proudie, Miss Dunstable, the Duke of Omnium, Dr. Thorne are some of my favorites. In the fourth novel, Framley … Continue reading

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