Monthly Archives: April 2012

Life Outside The TARDIS: Patrick Troughton

Whovians will tell you Patrick Troughton was the first Doctor to fully develop the character of the Doctor that we’re all familiar with today, making him flighty and mischievous, after William Hartnell’s stern, patrician …

Iconic British Things No.14: The Mini

It’s interesting to think that without the Suez Crisis in the late 1950s, a British design classic would never have been born. Never mind your Prius or hybrids, this is the first mass-marketed car which was designed to operate on …

Adele ‘Butterdance’ Video Explained

So there’s a mildly viral thing that’s doing the rounds in which a very stern faced lady in a little black dress and formal shoes attempts to perform a dance routine on top of a pile of butter, to the tune of “Someone …

Time’s Up for ‘Upstairs Downstairs’

Fans of the revived Upstairs Downstairs will no longer be able to view the goings-on either upstairs or downstairs at 165 Eaton Place. The BBC has announced that the period drama, which aired the final episode of its second season in …