Monthly Archives: November 2013

Patrick Malahide as Inspector Alleyn in “Death in a White Tie”, S02E01

Patrick Malahide got series 2 of the BBC’s “Inspector Alleyn Mysteries” off to an excellent start with the first episode,  “Death in a White Tie” (1993), in which Chief Inspector Roderick Alleyn is required to investigate the murder of someone … Continue reading

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Something Neat VIII: Defense of Chisholm’s Brown Suit

Awful Brown Suit? Here’s a neat find: The Phenomenon That Was Minder by Brian Hawkins.  It is a 2002 guide book to the television series.  The author’s website has a quote from Patrick Malahide who played our beloved DS Chisholm. … Continue reading

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From the Dusty Archives: Our Latest Discovery!

Fearless Admin and I have been researching many things Victoriana, and we recently happened upon this rare document, tucked away on some extremely dusty shelves in a library that seems to have mysteriously vanished since we visited it.  It isn’t … Continue reading

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Patrick Malahide in Poirot: Sir Montague Depleach

Earlier this week, ITV aired the final episode of Agatha Christie’s Poirot.  It has been a remarkable achievement.  Over the past 24 years, nearly a quarter of a century, every Poirot book has been adapted for television with David Suchet … Continue reading

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It’s a Meme! 20 – Chisholm’s Travel Guide Edition

More inspiration from “Minder on the Orient Express“:                

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Patrick Malahide as D.S. Chisholm in The Balance of Power

Minder: The Balance of Power, S05E07 The Balance of Power is a quirky Minder episode.  Arthur Daley takes an active interest in his government.  Terry McCann is interesting enough to warrant a newspaper story.  You can buy votes with chocolates.  … Continue reading

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Analysis of a Scene VI: “The Pickwick Papers” – Jingle Exposed!

We’ve been a little light in Jingle content lately and we’ve missed him, so this review will cover another of our favourite “Pickwick Papers” scenes:  the discovery and exposure of Mr. Jingle by a triumphant Pickwick after a chase through … Continue reading

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