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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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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