Monthly Archives: March 2012

Ruff Times at Dogtown Abbey

Downton Abbey has gone to the dogs. Sorry, couldn’t resist.

While Season 2 of the hit British TV series, which ended its run on PBS last month, may have included a minor subplot about what happened when Isis, Lord Crawley’s pet Labrador, went missing, the show focuses more on its human ...

UK Dramas ‘White Heat,’ ‘Inside Men’ to Premiere in BBC America’s Dramaville

BBC America continues to plot out its star-studded schedule for its Wednesday night Dramaville block, which has been home to the critically-acclaimed British dramas The Hour, Luther, and Whitechapel. Following the recent announcement of ...

Americans Pretending To Be British Part 7: Spinal Tap

For reasons which are probably caught up in the 1970s and hedonism and Led Zeppelin and all that stuff, whenever Hollywood thinks about the classic rock star, it’ll be a cadaverous British guy, in black leathers, behaving like a ...

WATCH: New ‘The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2′ Trailer

Oh Twilight, you and your Saga. Why must you spoil us with this contstant parade of tiny little treats?

The Great British Songbook #5: ‘Rent’

Whenever a hoary old rock star decides to cover a bunch of old Cole Porter tunes, in evening dress with the bow tie undone, there’s an element of self-gentrification going on. “I’m not just the bloke who sang the song ...

The Brit List: Matt Lucas Discusses Near-Nude Role in ‘Small Apartments’

Fans of Little Britain and the movie Bridesmaids have seen Matt Lucas in almost every way imaginable (and we mean that), but his role in the new film Small Apartments sees the British comedian showing considerable flesh for an extended ...

What is British Cuisine? ‘No Kitchen Required’ Chef Michael Psilakis Gives His Take

If you had to describe British food to someone who’s never sampled fish ‘n’ chips (with vinegar and mushy peas, natch!) or luxuriated in a fine English breakfast, how would you do it?

Confirmed: BBC America’s ‘Being Human’ to Return for Fifth Season

The original British Being Human — which is currently in its fourth season, airing in BBC America’s Supernatural Saturday block at 9/8c — will return for a fifth season in 2013, BBC America has announced today (March ...

WATCH: The ‘Doctor Who’ Season 7 Teaser Has Arrived!

Watch the exclusive, just-released teaser trailer for the new season of Doctor Who, premiering later this year on BBC America. The new season will see the last days of the Ponds and in a dramatic turn of events, the Doctor will meet a ...

The Brit List: Minnie Driver: ‘A Bad Accent In a Film Makes Me Enraged’

London-born actress Minnie Driver tried on a Welsh accent to play a drama teacher who encourages her students to put on a rock ‘n’ roll musical version of The Tempest in the ’70s-set film Hunky Dory, which premiered at ...