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.