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WATCH: How Well Do You Know British Comedy?

For some Americans, knowledge of British comedy runs the gamut from Monty Python to Richard Curtis romantic comedies to, well, Benny Hill. Talented comedians them all, to be sure. But if you really want to be a connoisseur of U.

WATCH: How to Pronounce Difficult U.K. Place Names

How do you pronounce the above British place name? It may not be what you think.

Britain is home to many villages and towns with counterintuitive pronuniciations, as we’ve learned before. In this week’s episode of the Anglophenia YouTube series, Brit Siobhan Thompson teaches an American, Science …

WATCH: Caitriona Balfe Says 'Thank You'

Outlander star Caitriona Balfe‘s thunderous victory in our fourth annual Anglo Fan Favorites tournament kicked off 2015, and now we’re hearing from the queen herself. The star, who plays the Starz series’ …

Benedict Cumberbatch, Sophie Hunter Are Expecting

Congratulations are in order once again for Benedict Cumberbatch and Sophie Hunter. Just two months after news that the couple had gotten engaged—announced in the London Times, classily—it has been revealed that they are …

WATCH: 15 British Sweets Everyone Should Try

If you want to keep your holiday sugar rush going, this video’s for you. In the first episode of the Anglophenia video series of 2015, Siobhan Thompson introduces us to 15 British sweets that everyone should try at least once, …