Monthly Archives: September 2012

The British Are Invading (Again) And This Time They Want Their Language Back

Thanks largely to the influence of TV, music, cinema and now the internet, the general assumption among a certain (and rather huffy) segment of the British population is that the English language is becoming swamped with Americanisms, ...

Five Memorable Rory ‘Deaths’ on ‘Doctor Who’

As the man who dies and dies again, Rory Williams really is the South Park Kenny of Doctor Who. Luckily, he’s never gone for too long—Rory’s been resurrected time and time again— but who knows what will be in store ...

WATCH: Interview with Bill Murray on FDR, British Royals and ‘Hyde Park on Hudson’

The new 1930s period film Hyde Park on Hudson, featuring King George VI, will be screened at the New York Film Festival this weekend amid talk that it is this season’s The King’s Speech.

RIP Herbert Lom, Star Of The ‘Pink Panther’ Films

Herbert Lom, the veteran actor best known for playing the twitchy, hate-fuelled Charles Dreyfus in the Pink Panther films, has died aged 95.

‘Elementary’: 10 Jonny Lee Miller Roles You Should Know

Before we get stuck in to the career of the man who is currently playing the US Sherlock Holmes, to rival Benedict Cumberbatch’s UK version, here’s an intriguing thing. Last year, both Benedict and Jonny Lee Miller appeared ...

James Bond and the Queen at Olympics Voted ‘Moment That Most Changed U.K. TV’

According to a poll of British TV viewers, the Queen’s London Games appearance alongside Daniel Craig‘s James Bond has been voted the “moment that most changed British TV,” the Hollywood Reporter reveals.

Life Outside The TARDIS: Elisabeth Sladen

Let’s start with an optical illusion. Watch this trailer for the 1965 Gerry and the Pacemakers movie (I know, I didn’t realise there was a Gerry and the Pacemakers movie either) Ferry Cross The Mersey.

WATCH: Tom Hiddleston Speaking Greek to Benedict Cumberbatch

If there weren’t enough reasons to love Anglo Fan Favorites finalists Tom Hiddleston and Benedict Cumberbatch, we stumbled upon this totally yummy-pants clip of them promoting their film War Horse together (!) for the Greek ...

The Brit List: 15 Cool Uses for a Red Phone Booth

Most people have mobiles and don’t rely on a public booth, but it’ll never get old popping into an iconic British red phone box — possibly for a photo opportunity, to dodge the weather, or even to make an ...

RIP Andy Williams: A British Tribute

When a worldwide giant of popular music dies, there’s often a scramble to try and localise their impact, to claim that person not only as an international star, but as someone whose music touched people right where they live. Andy ...