Monthly Archives: November 2013

Brit Binge Watching: Five Dark Comedies You Can View Online

Did you fight the crowds and make it out on the craziest shopping day of the year? If you opted to stay home, we don’t blame you.

Actor Lewis Collins Star of ‘The Professionals’ Dies at 67

A beloved British TV star, Lewis Collins, has died at the age of 67.

Collins, who played tough guy crime fighter William Bodie on The Professionals (1977-83), which aired on ITV, died on Nov. 27 in Los Angeles after being ill with cancer since 2008.

British Soap ‘Coronation Street’ Gets A New Home

It may be the longest-running soap opera in the world, but even ITV’s Coronation Street can’t halt the march of progress. The show, which has been running since 1960 and has broadcast over 8,000 episodes, has been filmed at …

‘Doctor Who’ – Five Regenerations That Never Happened

As we will probably come to discover over the course of this year’s Doctor Who Christmas special, “The Time of the Doctor,” regeneration is a curious affair, and quite hard to define by human standards.

Now THIS Is How You Announce A Comeback! #SherlockLives

Never mind hanging the star of your show from a big crane in Trafalgar Square, when the producers of Sherlock wanted to make a fuss about the return of their show next year, they just hired a hearse, put the name of the programme and …

‘Doctor Who’ A Hit At The U.S. Box Office

Over the Doctor Who 50th anniversary weekend, it’s fair to say the good Doctor “conquered the world”, in the words of head writer Steven Moffat. And one particular area upon which he hadn’t set his “sand …

Five Adorable Karen Gillan Moments To Celebrate Her Birthday

There’s a lot to be thankful for at the moment, especially if you’re a fan of Doctor Who, but let’s take a brief moment to tip the brim of a hat towards birthday girl Karen Gillan, who turns 26 today.

Monty Python Update: One Show! Five Shows! Ten Shows!

This is becoming a little like the speech given by the leader of the Spanish Inquisition about their chief weapons.

Snapshot: 18 Photos of U.K. Statues

Statues may not speak but they have a lot to say, telling us stories of Great Britain past and present. And, even better, these statues you can look at (unlike this sorry lot)!

Sirs Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen Attract Rave Broadway Notices

As far as friendships between British actors go, you can forget your Cumberbatch-and-Hiddlestones or your Pegg-and-Frosts. The most heartwarming and downright brilliant bromance between respected thesps is surely the one that exists …