Author Archives: RFodchuk

Analysis of a Scene XXXIV: A Library Tryst in “Boon: In It for the Monet”

And now for something completely different!  In 1989, Patrick Malahide played the caddish Art History professor, Dr. Michael Harrison, in the S04E07 episode of “Boon”, titled “In It for the Monet“.   The eponymous Ken Boon (Michael Elphick), a retired firefighter … Continue reading

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If Malahide Characters Went Halloweening…

It’s almost Halloween, so Fearless Admin and I decided it was time for something a little silly:  how would various Malahide characters enjoy Halloween?  Or would they?    Or would they mostly use it as an opportunity to terrorize all the … Continue reading

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Historical Figures (Played by Patrick Malahide)

Admin and I realized the other day that Patrick Malahide has played a number of historical characters in his career, with quite a bit of attention paid as to portraying them as accurately as possible.  We thought it would be … Continue reading

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Happy International Coffee Day!

Happy International Coffee Day from the Appreciation!

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Favouritest Grabs Ever – Eighth Edition

It’s been a rough couple of months in the world, so Admin and I thought we’d lighten things up a bit by selecting another set of our Favouritest Grabs.  As usual, these are grabs of Mr. Malahide’s performances that we … Continue reading

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Questions We’d Like to Ask… Malahide Characters

A couple of years ago, Fearless Admin and I wrote about some questions we’d like to ask Mr. Malahide.  Admin recently had the great idea of expanding that notion a little further:  what about questions we’d like to ask Mr. … Continue reading

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Analysis of a Scene XXXIII: Remembering Robert Hardy in “Middlemarch”

As Robert Hardy recently passed away on August 3 at the age of 91, Admin and I thought it would be a good time to remember him by discussing some of his performance in “Middlemarch” (1994).  He played Arthur Brooke, … Continue reading

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Happy International Beer Day!

Happy International Beer Day from the Appreciation!

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Something Neat XXXVIII: “Middlemarch” Publicity Photo

Another great find while image searching!  This time, it’s a colour version (albeit cropped) of a “Middlemarch” publicity photo I’d previously only seen in black and white, featuring Dorothea Brooke (Juliet Aubrey) and her fiancé, the Rev. Edward Casaubon (Mr. … Continue reading

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“Inspector Alleyn Mysteries” On the List of “The 10 Best Brit Detective Shows, Ever”

I happened across a recent article in The Weekly Standard by Hannah Long, listing “The 10 Best Brit Detective Shows, Ever“.  After some interesting dissing of the upcoming “Murder on the Orient Express” remake (sadly, not the “Minder” version) we … Continue reading

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