Tag Archives: Charles Dickens

Something Neat XXXIV: Pickwick Illustrations and Set Design

As RFodchuk has pointed out on this blog, The Pickwick Papers BBC series featuring Patrick Malahide as Mr. Jingle was remarkably faithful to the original illustrations by “Phiz“.   I found these lovely animated gif/illustration comparisons blogged on Tumblr and was … Continue reading

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Wished for Roles 13: The Ned Dennehy Co-Star Edition

The Wished for Co-Star: Ned Dennehy Yet another “wished for” co-star for Patrick Malahide to work alongside.  This time it focuses on one actor exclusively. What is so special about him? Ned Dennehy is good-looking, talented, quirky and a guaranteed … 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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Patrick Malahide Interview: Classic Drama – Pickwick Papers

Around 2008, Patrick Malahide gave an interview for Classic Drama The DVD Collection, part 45.  He talked about his role as Mr. Alfred Jingle  in The Pickwick Papers.  He has great affection for the roguishly charming Mr. Jingle, and it … Continue reading

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Something Neat XXX: “Pickwick Papers” DVD Featuring… Alfred Jingle!

And now, for a little trip back in time to 1985.  This might not seem momentous to some, but since most of the “Pickwick Papers” DVDs I have seen depict the Pickwickians front and center (with a certain charming con … Continue reading

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What if Everyone in “The Pickwick Papers” was on Facebook? – Part 7

Previously in the “The Pickwick Papers Pastiche”, Mr. Pickwick and his faithful manservant, Sam Weller, had managed to track that nefarious cad, Alfred Jingle, and his slovenly minion, Job Trotter, as far as Ipswich.   Due to circumstances beyond his control … Continue reading

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What if Everyone in “The Pickwick Papers” was on Facebook? – Part 6

In the last installment of “The Pickwick Papers Pastiche”, Alfred Jingle had just acquired a manservant, the wily if filthy Job Trotter, and the two of them managed to entrap Mr. Pickwick in a girls’ school after midnight.  Far from … Continue reading

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From the Dusty Archives: St. Valentine’s Day Edition

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Admin and I have discovered another issue of that mysterious journal, the Skeptical Inquisitor:                         Click either image above or this link to … Continue reading

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Patrick Malahide as Mr. Alfred Jingle in “The Pickwick Papers”, S01E11

When last seen, Mr. Pickwick (Nigel Stock) was languishing in the Fleet prison, having staunchly refused to accept guilt and pay court costs or damages in the breach of promise (of marriage) lawsuit brought against him by his former landlady, … Continue reading

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It’s a Meme! 21 – Christmas Edition

Season’s memeings!

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