Minder (2009– )

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 Archie Daley (6 episodes, 2009)
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 Petra Bennett (6 episodes, 2009)
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 Jamie Cartwright (6 episodes, 2009)
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 Dickie Mint (3 episodes, 2009)
Josette Simon ...
 DI Murray (3 episodes, 2009)
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Premiered on February 4th 2009, 29 years and 4 months after the premiere of the original series on October 29th 1979 and 15 years and 7 months after the original series ended on March 10th 1994. See more »

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Follows Minder: Minder on the Orient Express (1985) See more »

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I Could Be So Good For You
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Lyrics by Patricia Maynard (as Waterman)
Music by Gerard Kenny (as Kenny)
Performed by Attic Lights
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Pales by comparison with the original, but worthy and better than expected
6 February 2009 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

While the 21st Century version of the classic 80s comedy-drama 'Minder' was always going to have a lot to live up to, the first episodes gives cause for optimism.

There was outcry amongst fans when TV personality and sometime TV presenter Shane Ritchie was cast as Archie Daley, nephew of the infamous Arthur, but while Ritchie is not much of an actor, he gets an 'A' for effort here. If anything, he should tone down his 'cheekie-chappie' enthusiasm, in favour of portraying a veneer of reputability, but, as the series will take time to hit its stride so will Ritchie.

The plot exists to be disregarded - an entirely nebulous storyline fulfilled its purposes of introducing us to the principals, via a series of non-descript villains. While Petra (who I take to be a relative of the gravel-voiced Dave, proprietor of the Winchester Club in the George Cole original) is a spirited character and looks set to be a series regular, it was Lex Shrapnel who gave the standout performance. Carrying the show with an understated hard edge and an air of seen-it-all-before weariness, he already seems as able a Minder as either Dennis Waterman or Gary Webster.

It was during the commercials that I stumbled across Waterman on the other side, and while I thought I would be pining for his gravelly tones and acknowledge considerable presence, I feel that the show, in its infancy, will survive without him.


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