Best of Rachel Shelley in ‘Casualty’ 26×29

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Still a few delicious alpha struggles to report between Superintendent Yvonne Rippon (Rachel Shelley) and clinical lead Nick Jordan (Michael French) in Casualty “Saturday Night Fever” (26×29), but this time around some other form of serious flirting took center stage: […]

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Best of Rachel Shelley in ‘Casualty’ 26×25 – 26×27

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Um, remember that over-the-top-soapy-medical-drama-kind-of-fun I mentioned in my last “Best of”? Well, I sure wasn’t having much of that through most of the Casualty three-part special “Ricochet” (26×25 – 26×27), which brought back Rachel Shelley as newly minted Superintendent Yvonne Rippon. Here’s why: […]

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Why it often helps to let Actors know Character Backstories in advance: A Dylena and Doccubus* related Rant

In this podcast recorded during season 3 of The L Word, Rachel Shelley shares her thoughts on Helena Peabody’s changes between season 2 and 3, playing scenes with Leisha Hailey and Alexandra Hedison, how she’d like to take on her character’s no-nonsense attitude sometimes – and mentions that she is always excited to get a new script because the actors “don’t know where [their storylines are] going” beforehand, which brings me to the first part of this little rant […]

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Best of Rachel Shelley in ‘Casualty’ 26×18

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Rachel Shelley returned to the TV screen on Jan. 14 as police chief DCI Rippon in episode 26×18 of the long-running BBC One medical drama Casualty. Her lovely British accent was back as well, after she had played (US) Americans in Episodes and Strike Back […]

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Rachel Shelley in ‘Strike Back’ Episode 5

I’m delighted to report that episodes 5 and 6 of Cinemax/Sky’s Strike Back (Project Dawn) finally bring us Rachel Shelley, who gets to once again use her American accent as war photographer Maggie. Episode 5 has aired recently, so here’s a summary [abridged and declaratively enhanced by a certain someone who may or may not be thaaat much into action series] […]

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Rachel Shelley at L-BEACH #2

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Many a happy dance to report from here when Rachel Shelley was announced as the main stage co-presenter for the second L-BEACH festival (April 8-10, 2011, Weissenhaeuser Strand, Germany) […]

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GIFs from Movies feat. Rachel Shelley: ‘The Bone Snatcher’

Here’s the second installment* of my little blogging series “GIFs from Movies feat. Rachel Shelley”, a collection of yet more humble attempts at Animated-GIFs-that-meet-specific-size-requirements-but-don’t-resemble-choppy/blurry/grainy-postal-stamps, something I’m having way too much lots of fun playing around with these days. […]

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GIFs from Movies feat. Rachel Shelley: ‘Gray Matters’

Because I’ve been so intrigued by certain amalgams of art and science known as Animated-GIFs-that-actually-​​§*%#?!”-work-on-that-other-blogging-site-AND-look-ok Animated-GIFs-that-meet-specific-size-requirements-don’t-resemble-choppy/blurry/grainy-postal-stamps lately, I thought I’d put my humble attempts at these into some form of non-random order […]

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Rachel Shelley at the Ultim’Art Planet Babylon Convention in Paris

The Planet Babylon convention took place from October 30 to November 1, 2010, in Boulogne-Billancourt, located in the south-western suburbs of Paris, France. Scheduled to be an event for fans of both The L Word and Queer as Folk, the guests were Randy Harrison, Laurel Holloman and one Rachel Shelley […]

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Rachel Shelley’s Q&A session in March 09 at FNAC Montparnasse

Rachel provides answers to such *ahem* “controversial” topics as the reasons Ilene Chaiken (might have) ended The L Word the way it did, what she thinks Helena has been up to in season 5, the changes in Helena’s behavior over the course of the seasons, as well as WTF whatever happened to her kids […]

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