Monthly Archives: August 2014

Patrick Malahide Narrating Goodnight Mister Tom

In 1997, Patrick Malahide narrated Michelle Magorian’s Goodnight Mister Tom. It is an abridged version of the novel, but it works beautifully, allowing for increased characterization and intensity. This won’t be a full recap, for that Wikipedia has an excellent … Continue reading

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Something Neat XXI: The Byre Theatre Saved

The Byre Theatre in St. Andrews, Scotland is one of the early places where Patrick Malahide cut his acting teeth.  He worked as stage  manager and actor.  You can read a bit about that here in a previous post. Well, … Continue reading

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Patrick Malahide as John Poole in Five Days S01E02

We are continuing our look at Patrick Malahide’s performance as John Poole in the series Five Days. This is will be for Five Days S01E02, our previous recap can be found here. Five Days, S01E02 Episode two, starts on day … Continue reading

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Patrick Malahide as Uncle Adrian in “Living With Dinosaurs”

In 1989, Patrick Malahide had a very brief part in “Living With Dinosaurs“, part of the short-lived (and now very hard-to-find) “Jim Henson Hour” series.  Mr. Malahide plays Uncle Adrian to Dom Marshall (Gregory Chisholm), a lonely and bullied boy … Continue reading

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Analysis of a Scene XV: Singing Detective — Shadows

Yay!  We finally get face-to-face with my personal favorite character in  The Singing Detective, the slick Mark Finney.  His (ummm) existence is somewhat meta to say the least, but who cares when he looks as good as he does.  Here … Continue reading

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Something Neat XX: Patrick Malahide in Colours of Childhood

Patrick Malahide has contributed to an anthology of poems celebrating childhood: Colours of Childhood (link goes to website).  The anthology will be sold to raise money for Willing and Abel, a charity which helps children with medical conditions requiring specialized … Continue reading

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Something Neat XIX: What Does Balon Greyjoy Wear Under His Cloak?

At last, an answer to one of our most pressing questions:  what does Balon Greyjoy wear under his cloak?   I happened across this lovely picture of Balon’s costume on Pinterest recently.  Admin has already featured the full-length view, but this … Continue reading

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