Monthly Archives: December 2013

Snapshot: 7 Photos of New Year’s Eve Celebrations in London

The U.K. will be ringing in the New Year at 7pm EST, U.S. time. We have a little longer to wait so in the meantime, let’s take a peek at these snaps of amazing light shows celebrating New Year’s Eve … London-style:

10 Things to Look Forward to in 2014

2013 was a pretty good year to be interested in British culture, was it not? Doctor Who fans in particular had more than enough to keep them occupied, with some enormously high profile entrances and exits, a 50th anniversary special and …

Monks’ Wine is Getting a Bad Rap

We’re leading up to New Year’s Eve and people are picking out their outfits, finalizing plans and possibly strategizing on how to not drink too much before the clock hits midnight, so they can ring in the New Year properly.

‘Doctor Who’s Day Roundup: ‘I’ve Got New Kidneys!’

Hands up who’s pulled themselves back together after “The Time of the Doctor” then? No one? Thought not.

In Memoriam: The Brits We Lost in 2013

2013 was a wonderful year of anniversaries and milestones in British pop culture, but we would be remiss if we didn't reflect on the passings of some remarkable Brits over the past 12 months.

10 British Ways to Ring in the New Year

Before we get started, let’s be clear that traditions are often unique and singular, and have the capacity to travel far and wide. So if we happen across a thing you always do out in Missouri or Seattle, and you’ve never …

Jamie Dornan Tops List of Breakthrough Actors in 2013

Jamie Dornan is fast becoming a household name and we’re not the only ones who have noticed. Dornan has come in at number one on the poll of new talent, based on 9,773 votes.

Brit Binge Watching: Five Peter Capaldi (The New Doctor) Performances Available Online

We had the pleasure of meeting Scotsman Peter Capaldi as the new Doctor in the 2013 Doctor Who Christmas special The Time of the Doctor. Let’s get to know Mr.

WATCH: Matt Smith’s Tearful Final Moments As The Doctor

It’s always fun to take a look behind the scenes on a Doctor Who shoot, not least because there are usually a few explosions, some outlandish sets and actors in strange costumes, with difficult dialogue to deliver, trying to find …

David Bowie Wishes You A Merry Christmas

Be warned, this story drops names of rock royalty like Santa Claus drops glitter.

Yesterday, the BBC Radio station 6Music ran a two-hour holiday special called This Is Radio Clash, in which Mick Jones and Paul Simenon from, you’ve guessed it, the Clash, span a few yarns, told a few tales, and played a few of …