10 British Things About Cincinnati, OH

Cincinnati, the third largest city in Ohio, is named after the Society of the Cincinnati, a historical organization in which Prime Minister Winston Churchill was inducted as a member. Churchill described Cincinnati as one of “the ...

Martin Freeman is Not the Fonz, OK?

One of the most fun stories to come out of Martin Freeman’s three-month run as Richard III in London’s Trafalgar Studios concerns Sherlock fans, particularly the younger ones, squealing their approval every time he walks on ...

Matt Smith Lands Role in ‘Pride and Prejudice and Zombies’

Whovian Austenites rejoice! The Hollywood Reporter today (September 17) broke the news that Matt Smith has joined the cast of Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, Seth Grahame-Smith‘s zombie charged adaptation of Jane Austen‘s ...

Snapshot: Preview of Brits on American Fall TV

Doctor Who alums Karen Gillan and David Tennant lead the Brit-pack in commandeering American television, each starring in a prime-time television series. Other familiar faces include Dominic West and Ruth Wilson, both married ...

How Many Names do Brits Have for Woodlice?

There’s not a lot to do in the British countryside, especially if you’re whiling the decades away waiting for someone to invent the internet. So you can’t blame the residents of a tiny island nation for choosing to pass the time ...

Londoner Races Tube by Foot

Surely you’ve been on a train inching along, and thought to yourself, “I could get there faster on my own two feet.”

Tom Hiddleston Takes a Trip to ‘Skull Island’

Would it be too cheeky to assume that the producers of the new King Kong prequel didn’t spend very long casting their new leading man? I mean, it seems temptingly plausible that they’ll have looked at the script, read the ...

WATCH: Britain’s Alexander Sharp: The Next Broadway Star?

These are testing times for British actor Alexander Sharp. He has been plucked from relative obscurity to take on the leading role of Christopher Boone, a 15-year-old mathematical genius with behavioral problems, in the Broadway ...

25 Scottish Sayings That Will Get You Through Life

No matter what happens in the referendum over Scottish independence this week, the wit, expressive depth and wisdom of the Scottish people is something to be cherished. They know a thing or two about stoicism in the face of poor ...

David Tennant Expands on 'Gracepoint'

If you didn’t get enough of BBC America’s Broadchurch, Doctor Who‘s David Tennant will be appearing on prime-time American television this fall, reprising his role in FOX’s adaptation Gracepoint, premiering on ...