Monthly Archives: December 2011

Gallery: Greatest Royal Moments of 2011

The Anglophenia Movie Star List: 2011′s Biggest Winners & Losers

As the year draws to a close, it’s the perfect time to take a look at which British movie stars make the Top Five Winners and Losers List for 2011. No one actually takes these lists seriously (and no one should), but they are fun to ...

New Year Resolutions: The Doctor Presents 20 Quotes to Live by in 2012

Recently BBC America and the global Doctor Who Facebook page asked fans to submit their favorite quotes from Doctor Who, seasons past, to contribute to a roundup of New Year wisdom, advice – words to live by, if you will – from the ...

Russell Brand is Divorcing Katy Perry

They buried the announcement on the cusp of a holiday weekend: one of Hollywood’s biggest transatlantic couples is no more, as British comedian Russell Brand has filed for divorce from American pop star Katy Perry. “Sadly, ...

Gallery: In Memoriam 2011

Meryl Streep on Getting Margaret Thatcher Right

Meryl Streep’s long-awaited screen portrayal of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in The Iron Lady arrives in U.S. cinemas Friday (Dec.

Top Gear Thursday: The Guys Wish You Happy Holidays

Didn’t get your Christmas card from the guys? It probably got lost in the mail. But Jeremy, James and Richard have this holiday greeting for you:

Fraser’s Phrases: Pipe Down!

In a rowdy situation, there are many ways to ask people to be quiet. You can appeal to their sense of common decency; you can shout at them and make them jump, or you can raise a threatening finger to your lips while glaring like a ...

Royal Roundup: Kate and Will Heading to Scotland for New Year’s

Where else would it be more appropriate to mark the passing of the old year into the new than in the land of “Auld Lang Syne”?  Kate and Wills are going to be celebrating their first married New Year’s together in Scotland, at ...

Infamous British Political Scandals: The Profumo Affair

Anglophenia’s look at British political scandals, occasioned by the series State of Play (airing Wednesdays at 10/9c), continues with a look at what many people would consider to be the mother of all modern British scandals: the ...