Monthly Archives: September 2014

Patrick Malahide as Colin Anderson in The Standard E01

In 1978 Patrick Malahide appeared as investigative reporter Colin Anderson in the BBC-Scotland series The Standard. I posted before about how good it sounds, which you can read here. Well, now we (RFodchuk and I) have finally watched the first … Continue reading

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Patrick Malahide as John Poole in Five Days S01E04

Five Days S01E04 It is now day 33 and the entire family is in turmoil.  Sadly, things are only going to get worse.  For the previous episode recaps, please click here. It’s a Bank Holiday The Pooles open the episode … Continue reading

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Patrick Malahide News: New Old Series Listings on IMDB

Or perhaps old new series listings…?  Admin and I have been intrigued lately by the recent addition of a couple of new (to us) older television series to Patrick Malahide’s IMDB page.  Not that we’re displeased to see them, far … Continue reading

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Random Malahide Picture 7

From the Heaven DVD.  I haven’t actually watched the film yet; I was checking to make sure the DVD functions fine. It does, so I’ll do a review soon.  One thing I’m pretty sure of is that it isn’t the … Continue reading

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Wished For Roles 8: Chisholm Who?

We here at the Appreciation can’t help but think the execs might have been a bit hasty in casting Peter Capaldi as the Doctor.  Isn’t there someone else eminently qualified to step out of a police box? C’mon, Chisholm would … Continue reading

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Analysis of a Scene XVII: Singing Detective — Puttin’ On the Ritz

Here is the final installment of our Analyses of The Singing Detective scenes: A scene from from episode 6, Who Done It, link goes to recap,  featuring 80s cad Mark Finney. Puttin’ On the Ritz Marlow, in his hospital bed, … Continue reading

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Patrick Malahide as John Poole in Five Days S01E03

For previous episodes, please click here. Five Days S01E03 Admin: Five Days S01E03, is called Day Twenty Eight so everyone is now giving up hope that Leanne is alive.  Barbara, who is helping Matt out, blames John (and Matt also) … Continue reading

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Patrick Malahide as Colin Bennett in “The Chinese Detective”

Time to get into the Wayback Machine for a trip to 1982, for Patrick Malahide’s guest-starring role as Colin Bennett, one of a gang of crims in an episode of the BBC’s “The Chinese Detective” titled “Secret State” (S02E08).  I … Continue reading

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Random Malahide Picture 6

Here’s a lovely picture of Mr. Malahide as Sir Francis Walsingham that I found on HBO’s “Elizabeth I” site. Click for a larger size: Admin and I reviewed what we considered to be Walsingham’s finest Top Ten Moments in an … Continue reading

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Analysis of a Scene XVI: Singing Detective — The End (not really)

Continuing our Analyses of The Singing Detective scenes, here is another good one from episode 5, Pitter Patter, with Mark Finney and Nicola.  Our earlier analyses can found here. The action begins in the hospital ward with Nicola asking Marlow … Continue reading

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