Where to Find British Savory Pies in the U.S.

There are numerous British pubs and restaurants in the U.S.

Personality Quiz: Which Jane Austen Heroine Are You?

Long before Lena Dunham and her sharp-eyed take on the social problems, vanities, weaknesses, loves and losses facing (some) young women in the modern world, there was Jane Austen doing the same thing, but, like, 200 years beforehand. …

10 Australian Series You Can Stream Online

Australian actors like Cate Blanchett, Geoffrey Rush, and Russell Crowe (just to name a few) play British so well. In addition to these amazing actors, there’s some outstanding programming coming out of Australia.

Benedict Cumberbatch: “I Wanted to be a Barrister”

We’re quite used to the idea of some of our major acting talents falling on the wrong side of the law, but according to Benedict Cumberbatch, his tumble was less into the murky worlds of excess, and more away from a chance to …

Before They Were Famous: 3 Stars Who Came Out of ‘Foyle’s War’

Sponsored by Foyle's War on Acorn TV

The TV drama Foyle’s War—currently available on Acorn TV with its final season premiering in February—occupies a unique place in British TV. It’s a fusion, taking the tension and suspense of a police procedural and placing it …

Simon Pegg Takes Helm of the Enterprise, Co-Writing ‘Star Trek 3′

Simon Pegg will be pulling double-duty on the third installment of the Star Trek film series, set to co-write and star, reports BBC News.

10 Things You May Not Know About Sir Winston Churchill

January 24 marks the 50th anniversary of the death of Sir Winston Churchill, undoubtedly one of the giants of 20th century world politics and an enormously popular figure in Britain.

10 Sir John Hurt Roles Everyone Should Watch

Sir John Hurt made his first appearance on the big screen at the wee age of 22 as a university student in The Wild and the Willing, opposite Ian McShane. The British actor, who was knighted this past year, turns 75 today (January 22), …

WATCH: David Tennant Honored by His Dad at the National TV Awards

Last night’s annual National Television Awards was especially noteworthy for one very lovely moment indeed: when David Tennant, who seemed utterly suprised to be winning a Special Achievement prize, was faced with not only a …

10 Things About a British Home That Will Confuse Americans

Wherever you may go around the world, it’s easy to conclude that if a home has four walls and a ceiling, everything else must be broadly the same. Well, even if that were true (and it’s not) there are still tiny differences …