Tag Archives: Meic Povey

Analysis of a Scene XXXV Remembering Meic Povey

RFodchuk and I were very saddened to hear that the lovely Meic Povey passed away December 5th. His portrayal of DC Jones was perfect, and his chemistry with Patrick Malahide’s DS Chisholm is always a joy to watch. After leaving … Continue reading

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The Coppers (Played by Patrick Malahide)

Back in July we covered some of the London gangsters Patrick Malahide has played.  Well, this time around we’ll discuss the guys on the right side of the law:  The Coppers!  Mr. Malahide is just as likely to play the … Continue reading

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Patrick Malahide in An Officer and a Car Salesman

December 26, 1988, Patrick Malahide appeared as Chisholm for the last time in Minder S07E01 “An Officer and a Car Salesman”.   It is a peculiar episode because some time has passed and the main characters have all moved on with … Continue reading

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Analysis of a Scene XXVI: Chisholm and British Telecom

RFodchuk and I have been going through a bit of Chisholm withdrawal, so we decided to revisit one of our favorite Chisholm moments.  This is from “Life in the Fast Food Lane” (recapped here).  Chisholm *knows* that Arthur Daley has … Continue reading

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Something Neat XXIX: “Minder” Production Still

Stumbled across this online, quite by accident:  it’s an amazingly clear production still from the “Minder” episode, “Life in the Fast Food Lane” (reviewed by Admin).  I’m guessing it’s from the scene where Chisholm and Jones show up at Arthur’s … Continue reading

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Favouritest Grabs Ever – Second Edition

We enjoyed it so much the first time, we’re doing another!  (Or to put it another way, we warned you we might be doing it again.)  Here’s our second set of Favouritest Grabs Ever, featuring grabs Admin and I found … Continue reading

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Analysis of a Scene XVIV: Chisholm Visits Hagrid’s Wig Shop

What Makes Shamy Run is an all around excellent episode of Minder.  It is my favorite, actually.  And it has one our all time favorite scenes.  Chisholm and Jones, investigating counterfeit twenty pound notes, have been called to the Holland … Continue reading

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Analysis of a Scene XIV: Minder – Around the Corner

Around the Corner (reviewed here) is probably best known for its infamous car crash between DS Chisholm and DS Rycott (Peter Childs).  It is an excellent episode because of all the great Chisholm vs Rycott scenes.  It is the crooked … Continue reading

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Something Neat XXIII: So What is Jones Up To?

Meic Povey played DC “Taff” Jones alongside Patrick Malahide’s DS Chisholm in eighteen Minder episodes.  He only appeared in three post-Chisholm episodes before leaving the series to pursue other interests.   BBC Wales has a Welsh language article on his post-Minder … Continue reading

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Patrick Malahide as DS Chisholm in Give Us This Day Arthur Daley’s Bread

Minder S06E01, Give Us This Day Arthur Daley’s Bread is another instance where Chisholm is absolutely correct in his suspicions, but the Fates and an albatross in a trilby conspire to deny him justice. Give Us This Day Arthur Daley’s … Continue reading

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