Sir Tom Jones says, at 70, he’s “in better voice now” than ever, and adds, “Except maybe for Elvis, there’s never been a more versatile singer than me and, to be truthful, I can’t think of anyone around who sings better.” (Daily Mail)
Audio evidence of a collaboration between Sir Paul McCartney, 68, and Travis frontman Fran Healy. (Entertainment Weekly)
The future Sir Mark Ronson, is producing D’Angelo‘s first album in a decade. Will it hit stores before Amy Winehouse‘s comeback release? (Rolling Stone)
Den of Geek rounds up reaction to the announcement that Doctor Who Season 6 will be split into two parts.
Returns for Sherlock and Luther are officially official. (BBC NEWS)
UK broadcaster ITV’s 2011 lineup has been revealed: it includes a legal thriller starring James Purefoy, a detective drama from At Home with the Braithwaites creator Sally Wainwright starring Lesley Sharp, and a “character-based” legal drama from Peter Morgan.
Kevin Wicks founded BBCAmerica.com's Anglophenia blog back in 2005 and has been translating British culture for an American audience ever since. While not British himself - he was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri - he once received inordinate hospitality in London for sharing the name of a dead but beloved EastEnders character. His Anglophilia stems from a high school love of Morrissey, whom he calls his "gateway drug" into British culture.