Tag Archives: Bill Paterson

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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Analysis of a Scene XV: Patrick Malahide as Colin in “Comfort and Joy”

Christmas is fast approaching, so Admin and I thought it would be fun to examine a scene from one of Mr. Malahide’s more Christmassy movies (for certain definitions of “Christmassy”), 1984’s “Comfort and Joy“.  In this scene, radio host Alan … Continue reading

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Patrick Malahide in Comfort & Joy, on BBC2

Good news for UK residents:  Comfort & Joy will be airing on BBC2 Feb 2 at 1am.  Information here. BBC2’s Synopsis: Quirky comedy in which a Scottish DJ with personal problems is landed with a whole lot more when he … Continue reading

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Patrick Malahide in “Comfort and Joy”

In “Comfort and Joy” (1984), Patrick Malahide had a small but significant role as Colin, doctor and best friend to Alan “Dickie” Bird (Bill Paterson, who went on to star with Malahide and Michael Gambon in “The Singing Detective“),  a … Continue reading

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