Category Archives: War

The Writing on the Wall by Patrick Malahide

In 1996 a four part series titled “The Writing on the Wall” aired on BBC1 written by a certain P. G. Duggan. Of course, P. G. Duggan is in fact Patrick Malahide writing under his real name of P(atrick) G(erald) … Continue reading

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Wished for Roles 14: Historical Figures

Having had fun covering our favorite Historical Figures played by Patrick Malahide, RFodchuk and I thought we’d have a go discussing some other real life historical characters that we’d love to see Mr. Malahide portray.  He gives a lot to … Continue reading

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Patrick Malahide in Drama Connections: The Singing Detective

In 2005, Patrick Malahide took part in “Drama Connections“, a program that looks at highly regarded and ground-breaking television dramas, to discuss his work in “The Singing Detective“. This was the second “Drama Connections” episode Mr. Malahide participated in as … Continue reading

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Patrick Malahide Is Magnus Crome in Mortal Engines

According to IMDB, Patrick Malahide is now listed as Magnus Crome on the Mortal Engines page. So, our initial speculation seems correct.  Crome is a fascinating character, so I’m really looking forward to seeing him on screen.  Patrick Malahide will … Continue reading

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Patrick Malahide in An Officer and a Car Salesman

December 26, 1988, Patrick Malahide appeared as Chisholm for the last time in Minder S07E01 “An Officer and a Car Salesman”.   It is a peculiar episode because some time has passed and the main characters have all moved on with … Continue reading

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Something Neat XXXIII: Two Quick Reviews

I recently happened across a couple of interesting reviews of two war dramas featuring Mr. Malahide while surfing around late one night.  These reviews aren’t new, but they’re new to me and I figured they’re worth mentioning since they highlight … Continue reading

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Patrick Malahide as Roald Dahl: Going Solo Part 2 Date & Recaps (Updated July 12)

Update July 12:  I’ve listened to Going Solo pt 2 (available until Aug 9) now and it is brilliant.  Mr. Malahide’s narration shows how thrilling and terrifying Dahl’s experiences were.  From a gruesome accident in a Gladiator to being vastly … Continue reading

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Game of Thrones News: Balon Greyjoy in Series 6

HBO’s Making Game of Thrones site has posted 24 new photos to tease series 6, and Balon Greyjoy is there standing in front of his awesome kraken fireplace.  I have a fairly good idea of what might happen to him … Continue reading

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Patrick Malahide in Ten Days to War

In 2008, Patrick Malahide appeared in episode 4, “Why This Rush?” of the BBC’s Ten Days to War, an eight part series of dramatic shorts commissioned by Newsnight and broadcast on BBC Two to mark the fifth anniversary of the … Continue reading

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Wished For Roles 10: Air Chief Marshal Hugh Dowding

This is one that I’ve had in mind for a long time.  There’s at least one remake of “The Battle of Britain” movie that might be underway (I say “might be”, because I’m not sure of its current status), but … Continue reading

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