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Analysis of a Scene XXXIII: Remembering Robert Hardy in “Middlemarch”

As Robert Hardy recently passed away on August 3 at the age of 91, Admin and I thought it would be a good time to remember him by discussing some of his performance in “Middlemarch” (1994).  He played Arthur Brooke, … Continue reading

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Patrick Malahide’s The Long Pursuit Recap

The Long Pursuit I’ve now listened to all five installments of Patrick Malahide’s beautiful narration of “The Long Pursuit” by Richard Holmes. They are all on iPlayer at BBC Radio 4 for a limited time.   I’ll provide brief summaries for … Continue reading

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Patrick Malahide as Cardinal Wolsey – BBC Radio 3

You can hear Patrick Malahide appear as Cardinal Wolsey in a re-broadcast of William Shakespeare’s and John Fletcher’s  “Henry VIII”.  Listen here.  The link is good until about September 28th. From the BBC 3 Radio page: In 1509, the 17-year-old … 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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Analysis of a Scene XXIV: Jingle and Tuppy Crash a Party in “The Pickwick Papers”

Christmas has arrived, so Fearless Admin and I thought the time was right for a little party… a party crashed by Alfred Jingle, of course.  He just seems to perfectly suit the festive season; no one else has fun like … Continue reading

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Middlemarch Voted Greatest British Novel of All Time

The Metro website (and others) recently reported that a panel of 82 international critics declared George Eliot’s Middlemarch the greatest British novel of all time.  Now… one could say that “all time” hasn’t happened yet so they’re being a bit … Continue reading

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BBC Luther Adds George Cornelius Character Page

The BBC have added a character page for Patrick Malahide’s George Cornelius character in  Luther. It says this of George Cornelius: An East End gangster of the old school, George Cornelius is a gentleman and a crook, a family man … Continue reading

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Luther Begins on BBC One (UK) December 15

*Exclusive* Take a first look at the new Luther trailer. #LuthersBack. 15th December. 9pm. @BBCOne. https://t.co/hmYtVYIjOH — BBC One (@BBCOne) November 25, 2015 As mentioned in the BBC America post, Patrick Malahide will be playing “old school gangster” George Cornelius.   … Continue reading

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Patrick Malahide as Anders in Friends & Crocodiles

In 2005, Patrick Malahide appeared in the BBC film Friends & Crocodiles. The film is about the chaotic, dysfunctional, but also loving business relationship/friendship of Lizzie Thomas (Jodhi May) and Paul Reynolds (Damian Lewis). Set against the backdrop of the … Continue reading

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New Partial Patrick Malahide Photo from Luther ;-)

BBC America have Tweeted this teaser pic for the upcoming series of Luther.  There have already been several photos from filming, so I know the man under the beautiful jacket is indeed a trim and flexible Patrick Malahide.  There are … Continue reading

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