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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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Patrick Malahide as George Cornelius in “Luther” S05E04

On the previous episode of  “Luther”, as recapped by Fearless Admin, absolutely everyone was in trouble.  Luther’s colleague Benny Silver (Michael Smiley) survived kidnapping and torture at George Cornelius’ (Mr. Malahide) hands only to be shot dead by the fearsome … Continue reading

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Something Neat! Patrick Malahide / Meic Povey Article

Here is another great article from Cathode Ray’s vintage television listings Twitter feed.  The first can be found here.  This is from 1985 and gives some insight into Patrick Malahide’s and Meic Povey’s relationship on Minder. It is a fantastic … Continue reading

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Favouritest Grabs Ever – Twelfth Edition

Time for another edition of our Favouritest Grabs Ever.  As usual, these are grabs of Mr. Malahide’s performances that Admin and I found especially interesting, appealing, or entertaining and why. RF’s Picks: What’s Going On in This Picture? It’s from … Continue reading

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Something Neat! Patrick Malahide / Lovejoy Article

I recently found this great article from 1991 on Twitter courtesy of Cathode Ray’s vintage television listings feed.  The article references Patrick Malahide’s wonderful portrayal as Sir Hugo Carey-Holden in “Lovejoy” (recapped here) among several other roles he is famous … Continue reading

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Patrick Malahide as George Cornelius in “Luther” S05E03

In Luther S05E03 the stakes which are already up a burning tree as RFodchuk has described get even higher and hotter. In the previous episode, Alice Morgan (Ruth Wilson) had just murdered Alastair Cornelius (Andrew Mullan) despite there being an … Continue reading

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Analysis of a Scene XLII: Remembering Clive Swift in “The Pickwick Papers”

Admin and I were saddened to learn of the recent passing of Clive Swift at age 82.  He made such an indelible impression on us in his co-starring roles with Patrick Malahide, both as the hapless-in-love Tracy Tupman in “The … Continue reading

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Patrick Malahide as George Cornelius in “Luther” S05E02

And after a slight interval, we’re back with episode 2 of Mr. Malahide as George Cornelius in “Luther”!  You can read Admin’s recap of episode 1 here.  To briefly summarize, DCI John Luther (Idris Elba) already has a number of … Continue reading

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Patrick Malahide as George Cornelius in Luther S05E01

What better way to start a new year than with some dubious policing, violent serial killing, and an irascible old-school gangster.  (You can check out recaps for S04E01 and S04E02 to get familiarized with Gorgeous George.)  Yep, another series of … Continue reading

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