Monthly Archives: November 2014

Analysis of a Scene XIV: Minder – Around the Corner

Around the Corner (reviewed here) is probably best known for its infamous car crash between DS Chisholm and DS Rycott (Peter Childs).  It is an excellent episode because of all the great Chisholm vs Rycott scenes.  It is the crooked … Continue reading

Posted in Analysis of a Scene, Comedy, Drama, Joint Post, Minder, Television | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Patrick Malahide as Ned in The Secret Pilgrim

In 2010, Patrick Malahide portrayed the central character Ned in a BBC Radio 4 adaptation of John Le Carre’s The Secret Pilgrim. The entire production is absolutely magnificent with Mr. Malahide’s moodily introspective and rueful portrayal of Ned adding intense … Continue reading

Posted in Adventure, Audio, Drama, Mystery, War | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Patrick Malahide as Capt. Claude Howlett in All the King’s Men

All the Kings Men – The Sandringham Company Patrick Malahide played battalion doctor Capt. Claude Howlett in the 1999 television production of All the King’s Men.  It is based on the WWI tragedy of the men from the King’s estate … Continue reading

Posted in Drama, Film, Joint Post, Photos, Television, War | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Analysis of a Scene XVIII: Minder – The Balance of Power

The Balance of Power (click link for episode recap) is one of our favorite Minder episodes because it actually turns out rather well for Chisholm.  Every scene he is in is pure gold, but the chocolates raid swoop is a … Continue reading

Posted in Analysis of a Scene, Comedy, Joint Post, Minder, Television | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Patrick Malahide as The Viceroy – First Glimpse

Channel 4 have finally put up the first glimpses of Indian Summers and with it we get our first look at the Viceroy.  It looks like Olivia Grant’s character is being introduced to him.  Lucky lady. 😉 And here is … Continue reading

Posted in Drama, Indian Summers, Romance, Television | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Patrick Malahide as Crossby in John Macnab (Novel)

Since there seems to be a very small likelihood of ever getting to see “John Macnab” the 1976 miniseries unless/until the BBC relents and puts it on DVD, I  recently read John Buchan’s 1925 novel to find out as much as I … Continue reading

Posted in Adventure, Drama, Television, Wished for Roles | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Something Neat XXIII: So What is Jones Up To?

Meic Povey played DC “Taff” Jones alongside Patrick Malahide’s DS Chisholm in eighteen Minder episodes.  He only appeared in three post-Chisholm episodes before leaving the series to pursue other interests.   BBC Wales has a Welsh language article on his post-Minder … Continue reading

Posted in Minder, Something Neat We've Found | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Patrick Malahide’s Musical Choices on Private Passions

Patrick Malahide appeared on the June 4, 2006 edition of BBC Radio 3’s Private Passions.  The program is hosted by composer Michael Berkeley who speaks with notable personalities about their favorite pieces of music. Sadly, there doesn’t appear to be … Continue reading

Posted in Audio, Joint Post, Something Neat We've Found | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Patrick Malahide as Dr. Melrose in Heaven

Dr. Melrose: A Study in Evil Patrick Malahide played the villainous Dr. Melrose in Heaven, a 1998 New Zealand / USA co-production.   And I do mean villainous.  He isn’t at all sympathetic.  I often sympathize a bit with Patrick Malahide’s … Continue reading

Posted in Drama, Film, Photos, Science Fiction | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment