Charles Dickens’ most famous contribution to the reinvention of Christmas as we know it is, of course, A Christmas Carol, which we pointed out last week is the most frequently adapted work in all of English literature.
Monthly Archives: December 2012
Yep, “Happy New Year” will get the job done but why not explore other ways to cheers the New Year!
Happy Who Year! The Doctor Who Christmas special has come and gone with a gigantic cliffhanger, and we’re looking forward to the franchise’s 50th anniversary year.
Before we get into the list proper, here’s a challenge for you. Grab a guitar from somewhere, tune it to open-C, and let the venerated country blues master John Fahey teach you how to play “Auld Lang Syne” ready for …
With the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee, the Olympics, Bond’s 50th anniversary, and Doctor Who putting all eyes on the UK in the past twelve months, who were the British celebrities who made 2012 the remarkable year that was? Click …
Our friend Kelly Lynch at Socialite Life’s Duchess Diary recently teamed up with Susan Kelley, editor-in-chief of the website What Kate Wore, for a year-end look at, well, what Kate wore.
It’s awards season in Hollywood and we here at Anglophenia are doing our bit. We are handing out awards of our own – let’s call them the Anglies – to recognize both the high and low points for British movies in 2012.
Say it isn’t so. Actor Dan Stevens has confirmed that he won’t be joining Downton Abbey for the show’s fourth season, which begins shooting in the UK in February.
2012 was quite a momentous year with London hosting the Summer Olympics and Team GB achieving a record-breaking Gold medal win. The Queen broke a personal record celebrating the Diamond Jubilee marking her 60th anniversary as reigning …
Steven Moffat‘s Sherlock, starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman, has been named TV Show of the Year (2012) by Radio Times magazine, reports RadioTimes.com.