Ben Whishaw Returns to TV in ‘London Spy’ Series

Ben Whishaw owned it as Q, short for the Quartermaster, in the James Bond thriller Skyfall, but this time around, he’s stepping into the spy role in Tom Rob Smith’s five-part TV series London Spy, reports the U.K. Independent.

George Clooney, Maggie Smith and a Kiss in ‘Downton Abbey’

Before we get any further it’s important to state that George Clooney really IS going to be in Downton Abbey, with the cast of Downton Abbey, acting a part, playing a role, and everything. That report we ran about him filming in ...

Nick Frost is in the ‘Doctor Who’ Christmas Special

It would have been enough, gentle Whovian reader, to have spent the morning pointing at the two preview clips from this week’s Doctor Who story “Time Heist” and generally squealing. That’s not a bad start to a ...

5 Anglo/Scottish Celebrity Couples

As this week is all about the potential split between Scotland and the rest of the United Kingdom—depending on the results of today’s referendum (September 18)—it’s worth spending a moment dwelling on the good times, the ...

WATCH: Steve Coogan Stars in ‘Northern Soul’ Trailer

We just mentioned the Hoboken, NJ bar called Northern Soul in our series 10 British Things in U.S. Cities.

Britannias Honorees Announced

Robert Downey Jr., Mark Ruffalo, Emma Watson, Mike Leigh and Dame Judi Dench—come and get your Britannia awards. The broadcast of the ceremony will air Sunday, November 2 at 9 pm ET on BBC AMERICA.

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 ...