Category Archives: Something Neat We’ve Found

Something Neat XXXIX: The Reporter by Peter May Pt 2

Back in 2014, RFodchuk posted (link here) a Something Neat about Peter May‘s novel “The Reporter”, based on the television series “The Standard“.  “The Standard” has been a bit of fixation around here as it is a series we both … Continue reading

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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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Something Neat XXXVII: More Alleyn Publicity Pics

Here are a couple more “Inspector Alleyn” publicity pictures I found while browsing around.  Just when I think I’ve seen them all, I find a new one – or in this case, two.  Click for a larger size, because they’re … Continue reading

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Something Neat XXXVI: “Drawing on Life for a ‘Topper’ Role” as Rev. Patrick Brontë

Here’s a little blast from the past I found a while ago.  In 2003, Patrick Malahide was interviewed by The Journal about his role as Rev. Patrick Brontë in “In Search of the Brontës” (I’ve previously recapped part 1 and … Continue reading

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Want to Sit Next to Patrick Malahide?

OK, I have no idea if you’ll ever get to sit next to him or any other famous supporters of the Bristol Old Vic, but the theatre is currently running a fund raiser called Sponsor a Seat.  Information here. In … Continue reading

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Random Malahide Picture 19

Here is a lovely photo I found of Patrick Malahide being fit for his gorgeous “Indian Summers” formal suit.   I found it on a site for DeePee Tailor and Collections of Penang.  There are photos of other “Indian Summers” stars … Continue reading

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Something Neat XXXV: Lost UK Shows Database

It is always exciting for fans of older television when “lost” programs are suddenly found again.  Imagine the thrill of looking in an old cupboard and finding some exceedingly rare “Doctor Who” episodes.  Well, the recent discovery of some lost … Continue reading

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Patrick Malahide Narrating Book of the Week for BBC Radio 4

Starting December 12, Patrick Malahide will be narrating “The Long Pursuit” by biographer Richard Holmes, abridged for Radio 4 by Jill Waters. There will be five episodes, running Monday 12th – Friday 16th.   From the BBC Radio 4 information page … Continue reading

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Something Neat XXXIV: Pickwick Illustrations and Set Design

As RFodchuk has pointed out on this blog, The Pickwick Papers BBC series featuring Patrick Malahide as Mr. Jingle was remarkably faithful to the original illustrations by “Phiz“.   I found these lovely animated gif/illustration comparisons blogged on Tumblr and was … Continue reading

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