Category Archives: Inspector Alleyn Mysteries

Analysis of a Scene XLV: Remembering William Simons in “The Inspector Alleyn Mysteries”

Admin and I were greatly saddened to hear of William Simons‘ recent passing at the age of 79.  Mr. Simons was such an indelible part of the “Inspector Alleyn Mysteries”, playing Alleyn’s stalwart, imperturbable right-hand man, Inspector Br’er Fox.   He … Continue reading

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Happy World Whisky Day!

Happy World Whisky Day from the Appreciation!

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Analysis of a Scene XLIV: Alleyn Conducts a Sting Operation in “A Man Lay Dead”

Admin and I thought we’d revisit an older Alleyn episode for a change of pace, so we’re going all the way back to S01E01 of the “Inspector Alleyn Mysteries“, titled “A Man Lay Dead” (1993), based on the Ngaio Marsh … Continue reading

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It’s a Meme! 55 – New Year’s Edition

Admin:  Happy 2019 from the Appreciation featuring some slightly different perspectives 😉 RF: Happy New Year, everyone!  🙂  

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Random Malahide Picture(s) 22

Admin:  There is a fascinating blog about a very impressive VHS collection called VHistory.  Tape #1660 covers the 1994 Bafta Production Awards and features a very sharp looking Patrick Malahide who is presenting “Best Television Drama Serial”.  Prime Suspect 3 … Continue reading

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A Look at Money in the Morgue, the “New” Inspector Alleyn Novel

Back in March, Fearless Admin wrote about a Guardian article announcing that a “new” Inspector Alleyn novel, Money in the Morgue (I keep wanting to type Murder in the Morgue), was shortly to be released.  The book is based on … Continue reading

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Happy International Kissing Day

Happy International Kissing Day from the Appreciation 🙂

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Posh Blokes (Played by Patrick Malahide)

Admin and I recently realized that Patrick Malahide has played more than a few Posh Blokes in his career, and he’s done a great job of it, too – whether they were goodies, baddies, or an intriguing mix of both … Continue reading

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Favouritest Grabs Ever – Ninth Edition

We’re more than ready for spring to finally arrive (it seems to be taking its sweet time!), so Fearless Admin and I thought we’d try to set the proper mood by selecting our favouritest spring/summer grabs, or just grabs of … Continue reading

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Something Neat – A New Alleyn Novel!

From the Guardian Money in the Morgue is a particular kind of crime novel: a traditional golden age-style crime novel that also falls into the subgenre of “continuation novel”, written by Stella Duffy and featuring Ngaio Marsh’s beloved detective, Inspector … Continue reading

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