Top Gear Thursday: Our Show ‘Continually Surprises Us,’ Says Hammond

Speaking to the BBC, Top Gear’s Richard Hammond says even the hosts are amazed about what they discover as they make the show.

The Cornish Become An Official Minority

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It’s not often we get to report a change in the sociological and political makeup of the United Kingdom, although with Scotland undergoing a public referendum to see if they will become an independent nation, who can say what the ...

WATCH: Dame Helen Mirren Plays Juliet For 10 Seconds

Last night, the BBC’s current affairs show Newsnight interviewed Dame Helen Mirren for her thoughts about the 450th anniversary of the birth of William Shakespeare (which, as we discussed yesterday, is around about now).

Patrick Stewart: I'm More at Home in New York Than in London

Sir Patrick Stewart has a role in a big film coming up when he reprises the part of Professor Charles Xavier in X-Men: Days of Future Past. But in recent days he’s been at the Tribeca Film Festival promoting the drama Match in which ...

Snapshot: 10 Foxy Football Managers Found in the U.K.

People are already getting football fever with the World Cup just around the corner, June 12 – July 13. The New York Times recently ran a full-page article in their print edition on how “soccer has emerged as the sport of ...

Put on Your Party Hat! ‘Slumdog Millionaire’s Dev Patel Turns 24

Join us in singing a noisy chorus of “Happy Birthday” to London-born actor Dev Patel, who reaches the advanced age of 24 today (April 23).

Five Facts About Saint George, For Saint George’s Day

As today is the official day of the patron saint of England, it seems only right and proper to have a bit of a delve into history’s golden gumbo pot to see what facts we can dredge up. As you’d expect for someone who is ...

WATCH: Sirs Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen Play a Bromantic ‘Newlywed Game’

Best pals Sirs Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen said goodbye to the U.S. after their successful run on Broadway, but that doesn’t mean they’re gone-gone.

Unheard Led Zeppelin Tracks Plummet From The Sky

For fans of Led Zeppelin, there’s no such thing as too many remasterings and reswizzlings of those classic albums, and when a new series of reissues comes with the added bonus of previously unheard songs, it’s time to ...

45 Everyday Phrases Coined By Shakespeare

April 23rd is generally considered to be a good day to celebrate the birth of England’s greatest poet and playwright, William Shakespeare. This is partly because there are no records of his birth—although he was baptized on ...