Monthly Archives: November 2013

Five British Sweet Things The Twelfth Doctor Could Carry In His Pocket

Regeneration may bring about entire changes in personality and preference, but some things remain constant. The Doctor, while changing his mind wildy about all manner of foodstuffs, has a very sweet tooth.

WATCH: Prince William Has Formed A Supergroup

If you wait long enough, every possible combination of famous people will eventually do something collaborative on the internet. It could be Kanye West, the Archbishop of Canterbury and Homer Simpson, it could be Jennifer Lawrence, the ...

Former BBC Correspondent Martin Sixsmith Portrayed on the Big Screen

Former BBC foreign correspondent and one-time British Labour Party spin doctor Martin Sixsmith is getting the big screen treatment with Steve Coogan portraying him in the film Philomena which has just opened in the U.S.

‘Harry Potter’ Voted Britain’s Favorite Children’s Book

In not entirely surprising news today, J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter has been voted by British readers as the nation’s favorite children’s book, in a poll held recently by the organization Booktrust.

WATCH: Sean Bean Triumphs at the International Emmys

It was a night of triumph for Britain’s Sean Bean at the International Emmys in New York where he took home the trophy for best actor for his performance in the BBC TV series Accused.

‘Doctor Who’s Day Roundup: The Day Of “The Day of The Doctor”

On Saturday, to quote Steven Moffat, the Doctor did the one thing he has always tried to stop other people from doing, he took over the world.

How Tom Hanks Made Benedict Cumberbatch A Star

Here’s a nice thing that emerged yesterday. It seems Tom Hanks is directly responsible for creating the careers of at least three, possibly four hugely talented British actors, and he’s been keeping fairly quiet about it ...

‘Doctor Who’ Announces Christmas Special: ‘The Time Of The Doctor’

First there was “The Name of the Doctor,” then “The Night of the Doctor” and “The Day of the Doctor,” and now, the title of this year’s Doctor Who Christmas special has been announced, and ...

‘Doctor Who’: The 13 Best Callbacks and References in ‘The Day of the Doctor’

As befits a special episode celebrating fifty years of a hugely beloved TV show, the Doctor Who anniversary special “The Day of the Doctor”, aside from telling a brilliant and compelling story in its own right, was jam ...

C.S. Lewis Has Been Added to the Poets’ Corner

Walk into Westminster Abbey, past the north transept, wrap around the altar and to the left you’ll find Poets’ Corner—a little slice of literary Heaven. Last Friday (Nov.