Monthly Archives: June 2012

BBC America Orders Original Sci-Fi Adventure ‘Orphan Black’

BBC America is on a roll with its original programming – in a joint effort with Canadian Bell Media’s Space – adding Orphan Black, a scripted sci-fi adventure, to its Supernatural Saturday which is already the spot to find fan ...

Will Anyone Call ‘Big Ben’ by Its New Name, ‘Elizabeth Tower’?

Most of us refer to the iconic Clock Tower at Westminster as “Big Ben,” which is actually the nickname of the bell that lives inside the 316-feet-tall structure. But any confusion over nomenclature may soon end: the tower is ...

The Brit List: Five Great Americans Who Fled To Britain

Note: ‘fled’ is a strong word. Maybe it would be fairer to say that these are five Great Americans (capitalisation intended to show respect and deep gratitude) who have not exactly been quick to flee back to the States, ...

The Spice Girls: What Do They Really, Really Want NOW?

Yep, here’s a family photo you possibly didn’t expect to see again (for a while at least). It’s the five Spice Girls, on the same hotel steps their viciously tall shoes treated so aggressively in for the ...

10 Baddest Brits In History (Or Popular Legend)

Baddism can take many forms. You can be a badass, bad-meaning-good, bad-meaning-cool or even just plain bad.

WATCH: Emily Mortimer Holding Forth on the News

(AP) Aaron Sorkin, Jeff Daniels, Emily Mortimer, Alan Poul at premiere. Emily Mortimer, who stars in HBO’s just premiered The Newsroom, has been giving her own views on the Fourth Estate.

The Brit List Gallery: Welcome To Wimbledon!

WATCH: New ‘Judge Dredd’ Trailer

The trailer for Dredd, the second stab at a movie based on the British comic book character Judge Dredd, has arrived, and it appears to be aiming squarely at the crossover point between Blade Runner and Die Hard. The film stars Karl ...

Summer of London: ‘Doctor Who’ Stars Share Their Favorite London Spots

If you could take the TARDIS to London, what sights you would you see? Continuing our Brit List: Summer of London series, we reached out to the cast of Doctor Who for their favorite hidden spots in Britain’s capital.

The Brit List: Summer of London – Art and Museum Shows

Perhaps you’ve noticed that blogs love lists, and we here at Anglophenia are no exception. In fact, during this Summer of London, we’ve even pumped up our list making.