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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Rachel Shelley at L-BEACH #2

[Video: Lizzy The Lezzy’s take on L-BEACH #2 including lots of ‘Helena Peabody’ Rachel Shelley (and ‘Hot Cop’ Heather Peace)]
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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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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‘The L Word’ stats: Did Helena Peabody grow on you over the course of the seasons?

When Rachel Shelley was asked in the The L Word season 3 podcast to finish the sentence, “I wish my character was more…” she responded, “[…] liked, maybe?!”
Well, that seems to have happened as the seasons progressed, according to the 62 people/IP addresses who participated in the little poll I did […]

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