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10 Things to Look Forward to in 2014

2013 was a pretty good year to be interested in British culture, was it not? Doctor Who fans in particular had more than enough to keep them occupied, with some enormously high profile entrances and exits, a 50th anniversary special and ...

In Memoriam: The Brits We Lost in 2013

2013 was a wonderful year of anniversaries and milestones in British pop culture, but we would be remiss if we didn't reflect on the passings of some remarkable Brits over the past 12 months.

‘Doctor Who’: 11 Great ‘Time of the Doctor’ Moments… in GIFs

“The Time of the Doctor,” this year’s Doctor Who Christmas special, put some closure on Matt Smith‘s time in the TARDIS and introduced us to Peter Capaldi‘s Time Lord. For a detailed recap of the episode, ...

WATCH: ‘Sherlock’ Mini-Episode ‘Many Happy Returns’

Steven Moffat has had such a jolly good time with his prequels for Doctor Who that he’s gone and done one for Sherlock. As previously announced, the mini-episode “Many Happy Returns” (co-written by Mark Gatiss) has ...

20 Greatest British Songs of 2013

The best year in ages for British music? It sure seems that way. Adele‘s general absence (outside of her Oscar win) from stages and radio stations may have taken focus off the U.

Joan Fontaine Dead at 96: 12 Roles in Clips and Trailers

Joan Fontaine, British silver screen star and one of Alfred Hitchcock‘s most notable “cool blondes,” has died at age 96 today (December 15), BBC NEWS is reporting. She rose to fame in the ’40s with roles in ...

Peter O’Toole Dead at 81: Watch Some of His Greatest Scenes

Peter O’Toole—the Irish stage and screen actor who earned massive acclaim in Britain and around the world; an eight-time Oscar nominee who went winless beyond an honorary award; a quarrelsome, hard-drinking enfant terrible; ...

PHOTOS: First Look at ‘The Time of the Doctor’

“The Time of the Doctor” has come, which means, sadly, the end of time for Matt Smith as the Doctor.

‘Doctor Who’: Steven Moffat Explains Billie Piper’s Role in the 50th

Doctor Who showrunner Steven Moffat, clearly on a high from the achievement of “The Day of the Doctor,” its astronomical U.K.

20 Fantastic Cosplay Photos from the ‘Doctor Who’ Celebration

You can’t have a Doctor Who convention without remarkable cosplay, and fans from around the globe upped their game at the Doctor Who celebration in London marking the series’ 50th anniversary.