Patrick ONeal

Special Guest Blog, episode 2

Continuing our piece about the great special guest star actors of British and American television. If you missed the first part you can read about it here: http://rhubba.com/special-guest-blog-2/ So, here is part 2. More...
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Special Guest Blog

OOH, I LIKE HIM, HE’S THAT GUY. YOU KNOW, HE WAS IN THAT THING ABOUT THAT MAN…YOU KNOW THE ONE…WHO WAS IN PRISON, OR WAS IT BELGIUM? ANYWAY, HE HAD TO GET OUT WITH HIS GIRLFRIEND BEFORE THAT OTHER GUY W...
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Carelessness Blogs

Like most children, I had some bogeymen and terrifying characters that scared me whilst I was growing up. However, the ones that really scared me weren’t Daleks, Cybermen, Trolls, giant spiders or other such mythical bea...
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Martin Jarvis

A few years ago I went to see a production of Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night” without knowing who was going to be in the cast. My wife and I just decided to go, bought the tickets and didn’t even stop to get a programme (o...
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The Daily Blogitics

NIGEL FARAGE LOOKS LIKE HE’S UNDERGOING A COLONOSCOPY To me, when I see photos of UKIP leader Nigel Farage it often looks like he’s undergoing a colonoscopy or some other invasive procedure to his rectum. Don...
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Doctor Blog

Nick’s dissection of the James Bond movies continues. Doctor No in one word?  Lush.  It’s a fantastic film to look at, visually.  The richness of the colour photography is a sight to behold and we’re essentially talking ...
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PUTTING THE BOOT IN

THE FLARE PLAYERS AND TV VIOLENCE By Nicholas Hughes April 11th 1969. Hog waits for Spicer to show his big, ugly mug at the nightclub. He waits in the shadows, holding bottle of clear liquid that clearly isn’t water…if y...
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THE NAME’S BLOG, JAMES BLOG

Those of you who know me know that I’m a huge fan of James Bond:  The movies, the books and the icon that the character is.  In fan culture, it’s the sci-fi/fantasy crowd that hog the attention.  Is Star Wars better than...
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Michael York

MICHAEL YORK by Nicholas Hughes Soho, 1970. Assembled in one of the more prominent British film industry buildings are the best young actors the UK has ever produced. Anthony Hopkins is entertaining Ian Ogilvy and Timoth...
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Pamela Franklin

PAMELA FRANKLIN BY DANIEL OLIVER It’s often been observed how British film-makers routinely waste their best actresses. In which case, Pamela Franklin can count herself extremely lucky. As if sensing in advance how...