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Patrick Malahide in Drama Connections: The Singing Detective

In 2005, Patrick Malahide took part in “Drama Connections“, a program that looks at highly regarded and ground-breaking television dramas, to discuss his work in “The Singing Detective“. This was the second “Drama Connections” episode Mr. Malahide participated in as … Continue reading

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Patrick Malahide as George Bucsan in Two Deaths

Patrick Malahide played George Bucsan, an anxious, somewhat cowardly book reviewer (he describes himself as a “bookworm employed by a newspaper”), in the 1995 film Two Deaths. It is a very dark, complex film set during an annual gathering of … Continue reading

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Analysis of a Scene XVII: Singing Detective — Puttin’ On the Ritz

Here is the final installment of our Analyses of The Singing Detective scenes: A scene from from episode 6, Who Done It, link goes to recap,  featuring 80s cad Mark Finney. Puttin’ On the Ritz Marlow, in his hospital bed, … Continue reading

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Analysis of a Scene XVI: Singing Detective — The End (not really)

Continuing our Analyses of The Singing Detective scenes, here is another good one from episode 5, Pitter Patter, with Mark Finney and Nicola.  Our earlier analyses can found here. The action begins in the hospital ward with Nicola asking Marlow … Continue reading

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Analysis of a Scene XV: Singing Detective — Shadows

Yay!  We finally get face-to-face with my personal favorite character in  The Singing Detective, the slick Mark Finney.  His (ummm) existence is somewhat meta to say the least, but who cares when he looks as good as he does.  Here … Continue reading

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Analysis of a Scene XIV: Singing Detective — Nice Things

Vamping With a Tiger We continue our overview of some of our favorite scenes from The Singing Detective with this neat little number in episode 3, Lovely Days.  A recap of the overall episode can be found here, and our … Continue reading

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Analysis of a Scene XIII: Singing Detective — Feeling Small

The Singing Detective episode 2 Heat (recap here) is aptly named because Mark Binney is still feeling pretty hot under the collar.  Only this time it is because Sonia, who we met briefly in episode 1 Skin, has left his … Continue reading

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