WATCH: Claire Foy on ‘White Heat’ and British TV in America

'White Heat' star Claire Foy at the 2012 BAFTA TV Awards (Photo by Jon Furniss/Invision/AP)

Actress Claire Foy has appeared on American television in several British imports — Little Doritt and Upstairs Downstairs for Masterpiece and now BBC America’s White Heat, which airs its fifth episode tonight (June 6) at 10/9c. The Mancunian beauty chatted with BBC’s Alan Moloney about the series’ appeal and why U.S. viewers have such an appetite for British telly.


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Kevin Wicks

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.

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