Which Brit Has the Most Desirable Accent?

There are many reasons why British voices and accents are greeted with increased (and entirely appropriate) levels of reverence and respect all over the world. Some of them are historical—the British Empire was very big, after all, ...

Benedict Cumberbatch Reads Shakespeare for BBC Drama Promo

A short while ago, there was a global kerfuffle among Benedict Cumberbatch fans when the BBC tweeted that they had secured his services for a new and secret project.

10 British Things About Savannah, GA

Savannah, Georgia is the oldest city in the state and was founded as a colony by the British in 1733. It led as a port city in the American Revolutionary War and during the American Civil War.

Who's the Brit on Graham Norton's Couch?

The famed red couch on The Graham Norton Show may be one of the most star-studded pieces of furniture in history. While most talk shows invite one or two guests at a time for a chat, Graham Norton goes the extra mile and calls in ...

Literary Guide: Failed Monster Mashups

We’re gearing up for Halloween (October 31) with the premiere of our latest Anglophenia episode: “Failed Literary Monster Mashups.

WATCH: HBO’s ‘Banksy Does New York’ Trailer

The infamous street artist Banksy took over NYC last October, and filmmaker Chris Moukarbel (Me @ the Zoo and Sex) has chronicled his movements, with the help of fellow trackers’ contributions, in the 75-minute documentary Banksy Does ...

Benedict Cumberbatch Defends Sherlock Holmes’ Sexual Prowess

There is a memorable encounter between the UK branch of Elle magazine and Benedict Cumberbatch currently heading for newsstands, and it seems that, once the main interviewing and photographing duties were all dispensed with, the ...

Snapshot: The Men of the Anglo Fan Favorites Tournament

The 2014 Anglo Fan Favorites Tournament is just around the corner, kicking off on Saturday, November 1. If you’re on pins and needles wondering who’s going to complete the list of 32 contenders, we have compiled the ...

WATCH: Sir Ian McKellen Videobombs George Ezra

We are way past the point at which it is a fresh observation to note that Sir Ian McKellen makes being Sir Ian McKellen look like a LOT of fun. He pops up hither and yon—sometimes with his old mucker Sir Patrick Stewart, sometimes ...

E.L. James Vetoed Eddie Redmayne for ’50 Shades of Grey’

This bit of news might seem a little late in the game, but it’s new to us.

Eddie Redmayne, who is getting praise left and right for his role as Stephen Hawking in The Theory of Everything, had a sit down with Variety.