Monthly Archives: October 2013

Patrick Malahide as the Berkshire Sergeant in “Armchair Thriller” – “Dying Day”, S03E13

Just in time for Halloween, I re-watched “Dying Day“, a 1982 episode of the Thames Television series, “Armchair Thriller“, a sort of Twilight Zone-esque anthology series of spooky/scary-ish mysteries.  This particular episode is notable not only for featuring a rather … Continue reading

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Wished for Roles 4: Victorian Horror Story Narrations!

As we wait for any updates on possible upcoming projects, such as – oh perhaps – further news and/or confirmation on something that sounds exciting and grandiose like  New Worlds, it is fun to come up with ideas on projects … Continue reading

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The Paradise Reviewed, PBS speed.

Since we’re going PBS speed now, we’ll have a word for the day.  Today’s word is “robust!” Seriously, I can’t believe he’s gone.  It defies logic.  Look at the guy! Whatever.  PBS Masterpiece aired episode 4 of The Paradise this … Continue reading

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It’s a Meme! 19 – Almost Halloween Edition

The discerning reader may sense a theme:            

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Patrick Malahide Writing in Areté Arts Magazine

If I understand this correctly, Patrick Malahide is a contributor to “50 Great Moments of Theatre” in Areté the Arts Tri-Quarterly.  There are several well-known people who also appear to be contributors to the piece: Harriet Walter, Imogen Stubbs, Phillip … Continue reading

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The Paradise S02E01: A Mourning Post

Lord G. is Dead! Long Live Lord G.! Admin: The new series of The Paradise has begun airing on BBC in the UK, and we are truly devastated, crushed and mortified. RF:  And very, very annoyed!  But also devastated, crushed, … Continue reading

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Analysis of a Scene V: The Paradise Reviewed

Once again, this is a secondary recap of series one of The Paradise.  PBS Masterpiece calls it Episode 3, but the BBC aired it as S01E04.  You can read the original review here. In this review, we’ll go over a … Continue reading

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(Reminder) Patrick Malahide as Claudius: Cinema Broadcast of Hamlet

The National Theatre is broadcasting a cinema edition of their 2010 adaptation of Hamlet which features Rory Kinnear as Hamlet and Patrick Malahide (yay!) as his dear old Uncle Claudius. Click here to find ticket information and which venue nearest … Continue reading

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What is Lord G. saying in this picture? “The Paradise”, Reviewed II

PBS has aired another episode of The Paradise on their Masterpiece program.  It has already been reviewed on this blog, so we’re going to have a little fun with a brilliant idea that RFodchuk very cleverly and creatively came up … Continue reading

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What if Everyone in “The Pickwick Papers” was on Facebook? – Part 4

Love is in the air in “The Pickwick Papers Pastiche” Part 4… or is it?  You can catch up with Parts 1, 2, and 3 first, or read the S01E04 recap.  When last seen, consummate charlatan Alfred Jingle had absconded … Continue reading

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