Monthly Archives: February 2013

Tom Hardy Soldiers On in War Film

Tom Hardy and Solar Pictures are teaming up for the drama Samarkand, reports The Hollywood Reporter. His character is a British special forces soldier who tries to re-enter society while dealing with post-traumatic stress disorder.

Ten British English Words That Are Surprisingly Uncommon In The U.S.

Sometimes, in order to write about something, you have to go on a little voyage of discovery. So, having decided to research some words that are so common to British English it would hard to summon them without a reference point, but ...

Another Day, Another Preposterous Morrissey Quote…

In every Morrissey interview there is a quote. It might sit next to beautifully expressed thoughts about the nature of performance, about the nature of personal growth, about what exactly is wrong with celebrity culture, but it will be ...

The Perfect One Direction Clip For Everyone, Ever

The problem with being a world-straddling, press-eating pop band is simply this: not everyone likes you. And the people that don’t like you are often far more vocal than the people that do, and they’re pretty good at ...

BBC Showcase Marks 50 Years of ‘Doctor Who’ with Symphonic Spectacular

On Tuesday night (February 26) in Liverpool, BBC Worldwide Showcase paid tribute to one of the BBC’s most successful and long-running global franchises, Doctor Who, as the series heads toward its 50th anniversary this November.

Justin Timberlake Collaborates with Marcus Mumford

Justin Timberlake has recorded a single with Mumford & Sons lead singer Marcus Mumford, reports the UK’s Capital FM.

10 Most British Dog Breeds

Here at Anglophenia we love putting together lists of the many great things Great Britain has to offer. At some inspection, though, we seemed to have neglected some of the cutest and furriest friends hailing from the motherland.

WATCH: Sky One Recreates ‘The Simpsons’ Opening Credits… With People!

This possibly won’t mean as much as a message as it does over here, given that The Simpsons is made in America, for the American Fox network, to be shown on the Fox network, in America, and therefore there’s no real ...

Cast Announced for BBC America’s New Drama Series ‘The Musketeers’ from Adrian Hodges

BBC AMERICA just announced this via press release:

Casting has been announced for BBC AMERICA’s new drama series, The Musketeers, premiering in 2014. Luke Pasqualino (Skins, The Borgias) will star as D’Artagnan alongside Musketeers Tom Burke (Great Expectations, The Hour) as ...

Starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Rebecca Hall, ‘Parade’s End’ Begins on HBO

Downton Abbey’s season may be over but fans of the period drama can again travel back to early 20th century England, this time in the impressive company of Benedict Cumberbatch and Rebecca Hall, when Parade’s End begins on HBO ...