Tag Archives: Analaysis of a scene

Analysis of a Scene XLI: Chisholm Borrows Money

Admin: It is time for a Christmas themed Analysis of a Scene.  While “Minder on the Orient Express” might not seem especially Christmassy, it actually is.  Back in 1985 it aired on Christmas day as the highlight of ITV’s Christmas … Continue reading

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Analysis of a Scene XVII: Singing Detective — Puttin’ On the Ritz

Here is the final installment of our Analyses of The Singing Detective scenes: A scene from from episode 6, Who Done It, link goes to recap,  featuring 80s cad Mark Finney. Puttin’ On the Ritz Marlow, in his hospital bed, … Continue reading

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Analysis of a Scene XIII: Singing Detective — Feeling Small

The Singing Detective episode 2 Heat (recap here) is aptly named because Mark Binney is still feeling pretty hot under the collar.  Only this time it is because Sonia, who we met briefly in episode 1 Skin, has left his … Continue reading

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Analysis of a Scene IX: Chisholm Getting Drunk – Minder

Surely it is about time we had an Analysis of a Scene for our dear chum, “Cheerful Charlie”.   He’s a fun character to begin with, but, it is always impressive to see how much nuance Patrick Malahide adds to his … Continue reading

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