About Fraser McAlpine

Fraser is a British writer, broadcaster and the the author of the book Stuff Brits Like. He is Anglophenia's resident Brit blogger, having written BBC Radio 1's Chart Blog, the Top of the Pops website, and for NME, the Guardian and elsewhere. Favorite topics include slang, Doctor Who and cramming as much music into Anglophenia as he can manage. He invites you to join him on Twitter: @csi_popmusic

Posts by Fraser McAlpine

Posts by Fraser McAlpine

Martin Freeman reviews Benedict's 'Hamlet'

We’ve heard from the critics and we’ve heard from the fans, but one voice we hadn’t heard from in the big “is Benedict Cumberbatch’s Hamlet any good?” hoo-hah is that of his co-star Martin …

WATCH: What If Harry Potter Was the Villain?

File this little beauty under Non-Canonical Harry Potter Things That Are Nonetheless Awesome.

YouTuber BloodBlitz has created an alternate version of the Harry Potter stories, one in which this uniquely talented boy is not the innocent victim of malevolent forces as he comes to realize he has magical powers. Oh no, THIS Harry …