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America’s British population has taken to the web to voice its displeasure at news that U.S. candy giant Hershey has successfully blocked our much loved U.K.-produced chocolate from being exported to the land of the free.Read Now
In the middle of his road trip across America, British filmmaker James Coulson decided he’d seen enough—and applied for U.S. …Read Now
Well, it’s that time of year again when post-Christmas wallets are weighed up and paperwork is gathered for the filing …Read Now
About Fraser McAlpine
Fraser has been writing and broadcasting about music and popular culture for over 15 years, first at the Top of the Pops website, and most recently for the NME, Guardian and MSN. He also wrote BBC Radio 1's Chart Blog and reviews albums for BBC Radio 2.
He is Anglophenia's current resident Brit, blogging about British slang and running around the Mall taking snaps of the crowd at the Royal Wedding, as well as reigniting a childhood passion for classic Doctor Who and cramming as much music in as he can manage.
Fraser invites you to join him on Twitter: @csi_popmusic
Posts by Fraser McAlpine
Well, THE Beast, technically speaking, and not the one from the X-Men.
Yesterday we were cock-a-hoop with the news that Luke Evans is in talks to play the rotter Gaston in the live-action adaptation of Beauty and the Beast, and wondering who would get to don the hairy mask and play the Beast, opposite …
Next Friday (March 13) the BBC enlists the help of celebrities, actors, musicians and the British public as part of their Red Nose Day telethon, to raise money for the charity Comic Relief.
The issues raised by the various adventures of the Doctor and his companions are issues that affect us all, and the way in which we deal with those issues is largely driven by personality.
This has been a week of two extremes for fans of Downton Abbey. There are still rumors circulating that the show’s future is threatened, that key personnel are looking elsewhere for future work opportunities and that the show may …
This week, the whole of the Doctor Who production has been filming in Tenerife, which we will get to in a moment. But before we do, who fancies playing a Gallifreyan round of Where’s Waldo?
See? We TOLD you they weren’t packing it in.
The second season of Broadchurch is almost upon us (Wednesday March 4, at 10/9c on BBC AMERICA), and without revealing too much about what happens, there will be scenes that take place inside a British court room. So it seems like …
Prone to hyperbole we may be, but this trailer is entirely delightful and should definitely be experienced at your earliest convenience.
You don’t get to capture the attention and imagination of the world by telling a ‘whodunnit?’ story that simply focuses on that one-word question and nothing else.