Monthly Archives: November 2009

Former Doctor Who Star To Play John Lennon

Former Doctor Who star Christopher Eccleston will play John Lennon in a new BBC drama, Lennon Naked. As The Stage reports, the one-off movie “looks at Lennon’s life following the death of The Beatles‘ manager Brian ...

Top British Musicians We’re Thankful For, Part 3

(For more lists of the best of UK music, please see our Tunes From the Thames section.)

Top British Musicians We’re Thankful For, Part 2

(For more lists of the best of UK music, please see our Tunes From the Thames section.)

Top British Musicians We’re Thankful For, Part 1

Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! Anglophenia will return with normal posts on Monday, November 30th. For now, enjoy a few British musicians we’ve been thankful for over the years.

New Moon “Opens To $140 Million”

Final numbers aren’t in yet, but Nikki Finke over at Deadline Hollywood Daily is hearing that Twilight sequel New Moon will have a $140 million domestic weekend. That puts it right behind The Dark Knight and Spider-Man 3 on the ...

Video: Sneak Peek at Doctor Who: The End of Time, Part One

It premieres Saturday, December 26th at 9/8c on BBC AMERICA, a week after the premiere of The Waters of Mars. How sweet is that? Learn more about The End of Time, Part One.

Video: Doctor Who Gets Shoutout on America’s No. 1 Show!

Check out the clever Doctor Who mention on this week’s episode of NCIS. Pretty awesome:

Video: BBC AMERICA Stars Featured in New TV Ad

A holiday TV advertisement for British department store Marks & Spencer features a veritable who’s who of BBC AMERICA talent. There’s AbFab‘s Jennifer Saunders and Joanna Lumley, Occupation‘s James Nesbitt, and ...

Simon Cowell: “Most Influential Musical Figure” of the New Century

The Daily Telegraph‘s Neil McCormick says Simon Cowell is the “most influential musical figure” of the past decade: “Stretching all the way across the Atlantic (via his key roles in American Idol and ...

Pop Star Calvin Harris Pulls a Kanye on X Factor

Wearing a pineapple on his head (!), Scottish pop star Calvin Harris invaded the X Factor stage Saturday night during John and Edward‘s performance of Queen‘s “Under Pressure.