lost_spook: (suzanne neve)
[I wrote this post a month ago, but it took me a while to do the pictures and fix it up. I'm catching up now, though!]

I have returned to watching some Thriller installments (a 1970s ITC/ATV film anthology created and frequently written by Brian Clemens, of The Avengers and Professionals fame. It's not like The Avengers, though. Brian Clemens has clearly forgotten the possibility that sometimes women can sort stuff out themselves without being rescued by men. If they're rescued at all, this being a thriller anthology.)

Anyway, do you want to hear all about how innocent American tourists were terrorised every time they came to Britain in the 1970s? Surely, you must. I will oblige, by reviewing my viewing so far, before I forget. (This is a 16-disc set!)

Cut for recaps, spoilers, flippancy and picspam )
lost_spook: (Northanger reading)
From [livejournal.com profile] john_elliott: "a supernatural espionage series set in the 1930s? Among the attractions at a travelling funfair is a sword in a stone: pay your ha'penny, and see if you can pull it out! Those who succeed find themselves enlisted in a secret organisation trying to police a fragile truce with the Fair Folk — as our heroine, a shopgirl enjoying her day at the fair, is about to discover..."

My first show, which came together fairly quickly, but stalled over my inability to cast current actors, especially for the lead character. Also it had fairies and Arthuriana, two things I try to avoid. However, it was fun and is definitely not a dreary studio-bound 1970s show, I promise.


CROSS KEYS FAIR
"Where we touch your world, time and reality weaken. The air ripples, the ground shakes, just for a moment. And it cuts both ways. We need to undo the old ties, separate our two worlds before it's too late."

Emily Thornfield's decision to spend a day at Cross Keys Fair is one that's going to change her life. Trying to pull out (the obviously fake) sword from an (even more obviously fake) stone leads her to join a secret society who are working hard to save the world, or so they say. Because, as it turns out, Fairies and an awful lot of other strange creatures are real - and a centuries old truce between the Human and Fairy realms seems to be finally breaking down. The consequences for both could be disastrous...


Someone who looks twice at things and isn't fooled - that's rare )
lost_spook: (new tricks)
I did say I had several batches of icons that had been slowly building up, didn't I? Here's another lot:

72x New Tricks icons (S1, excepting some general quote icons): Amanda Redman, Alun Armstrong, Dennis Waterman & James Bolam, plus others (including guest star Anthony Head). I kept all these pretty plain and simple, but when I'm feeling more adventurous again, I'll come back to it, because it makes for fun icons. (And I did manage some at least vaguely Gerry/Sandra ones. :-D) Screencaps are my own.

(And before anyone points it out to me: the response to the quote in 42, from Brian is "That's seven characters. You forgot the space.")

Teasers:
Photobucket Photobucket Photobucket

Total Icon Count: 72

Do you ever have cases where the suspects are still alive? )

Usual rules: want, take, have, credit. Comments are ♥ & New Tricks is bound to brighten your day. (All together now, sing da theme tune... "It's all right, it's okay..." La la la.)

Edit: If someone wants to use as bases/add text, that is fine. Credit would be nice, though, thank you. :-)

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