Tag Archives: John Buchan

Something Neat XXXV: Lost UK Shows Database

It is always exciting for fans of older television when “lost” programs are suddenly found again.  Imagine the thrill of looking in an old cupboard and finding some exceedingly rare “Doctor Who” episodes.  Well, the recent discovery of some lost … Continue reading

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Patrick Malahide as Crossby in John Macnab (Novel)

Since there seems to be a very small likelihood of ever getting to see “John Macnab” the 1976 miniseries unless/until the BBC relents and puts it on DVD, I  recently read John Buchan’s 1925 novel to find out as much as I … Continue reading

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Patrick Malahide as Professor Fisher in “The 39 Steps”

In the BBC’s 2008 remake of “The 39 Steps“, Patrick Malahide plays Professor Fisher, your everyday castle-dwelling denizen of the Scottish Highlands who turns out to be a suave, biplane-owning, castle-dwelling superspy in disguise.  Unfortunately for us, he’s on the … Continue reading

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