Monthly Archives: March 2014

Quiz: Which Shakespeare Tragedy Is Your Life?

We all have our dark moments, and sometimes it’s as though all you can do is raise your eyes heavenwards and ask the stormy skies above what plan fate has in store for you.

WATCH: Felicity Jones Keeps Mum When It Comes to ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2′

British actress Felicity Jones has a role in the forthcoming Spider-Man movie but she won’t really talk about it. It’s her first big Hollywood film and it’s been widely reported that she plays a villain.

Recap: It’s Chummy to the Rescue in the ‘Call the Midwife’ Season Opener

Call the Midwife, the British series about a group of nurse-midwives and nuns who help the poor in London’s East End in the late 1950s, got off to a promising start with its season opener on PBS. There was even a royal visit.

RIP Kate O’Mara: Five Of Her Best Moments

The sad news came in over the weekend that Kate O’Mara—the actress Doctor Who fans know as the Rani, and Dynasty fans remember as Caress Morrell—has died, after suffering from a short illness.

10 Inventive British Pranks: Inspiration for April Fool’s Day

It’s that time of year, when you might hear something kind of funny or a little bit off and then an hour or so later it clicks in your head, “What’s the date? Aw.

Brit Binge Watching: Five Canadians Posing as Brits You Can View Online

BBC America’s original program Orphan Black revolves around Brit Sarah Manning, a street kid who grows up to find out she’s one of many clones, played by Canadian actress Tatiana Maslany. The second season of the show makes ...

Five Christine McVie Songs Fleetwood Mac Can Now Do Properly Live

So, the big news in music this week is that Christine McVie has finally rejoined her old group Fleetwood Mac, for a world tour, and possibly for a new album too. This puts the final ingredient back into the eternally unstable stew of ...

Amateur Detectives Take to Solving Crimes from their Couches in Britain

You noticed him in the beginning. Usually he’s unassuming, probably spoke briefly to the main character. He may have even been a suspect for a hot second, but they found a reason to let him go.

WATCH: Keira Knightley Plays a Singer in ‘Begin Again’ Trailer

Keira Knightley stars opposite Mark Ruffalo in John Carney’s Begin Again, reports NBC’s Today.

10 Old British Slang Terms That Deserve A Revival

Just because it’s Friday and old words are amazing, here’s a list of delightful slang terms that are around 200 years old. Some of them describe acts people simply don’t perform any more, or suggest manners and ...