Author Archives: Brigid Brown

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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 ...

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 British Things About Kansas City, MO

Kansas City, MO was included on Frommer’s 2012 “Top Destinations” list based on the city’s plethora of cultural offerings including the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, the National World War I Museum and the ...

People are Looking Down at Sainsbury’s ATM in Nottingham

A visitor to Sainsbury’s Bank in Nottingham, England posted a picture of an unusually low ATM to his Facebook page and it all kicked off from there, reports BBC News.

‘I Wanna Marry Harry’ Reality Show Dupes 12 American Women

American Idol’s Ryan Seacrest and Fox have teamed up for a new reality show, called I Wanna Marry Harry, which sends 12 unsuspecting American women to the U.K. to compete for love, reports Good Day New York.

First Look: Nick Frost and Olivia Colman Play Brother and Sister in ‘Cuban Fury’

Nick Frost (The World’s End) plays a former child salsa dance prodigy who is now a typical worker bee in director James Griffiths’ Cuban Fury.

Snapshot: 12 Photos of Traditional British Food Dishes

There seems to be a running joke that British food is boring and bland. Visitors to the U.K.

‘Harry Potter’ Original Cover Art Up for Auction

Are you looking to fill some wall space? And have tens of thousands of dollars to drop? Well, you’re in luck.

Damian Lewis Set to Star in Spy Flick ‘Our Kind of Traitor’

Homeland’s Damian Lewis joins fellow Brits Ewan McGregor and Naomie Harris in the film adaptation of John le Carré’s espionage novel Our Kind of Traitor, reports Variety.