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Join Anglophenia For Oscars Coverage

On Sunday (February 22), little gold men will be handed out, heartfelt speeches will be made, and names will be mangled by John Travolta. There will be Benedict Cumberbatch on the red carpet, possibly photobombing; there will be Keira …

WATCH: The British Invasion of the Oscars

Anglophenia’s Tom Brook headed to Hollywood ahead of the Oscars to chat with some of this year’s British nominees, including Benedict Cumberbatch, Eddie Redmayne, Felicity Jones, and Keira Knightley.

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’ …