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Put on Your Party Hat! ‘Slumdog Millionaire’s Dev Patel Turns 24

Join us in singing a noisy chorus of “Happy Birthday” to London-born actor Dev Patel, who reaches the advanced age of 24 today (April 23).

Watch: London’s Top Restaurant Chefs Discuss Kitchen Accidents and Eating Rat

The road to becoming a top chef at a hot London restaurant is paved with hard work, kitchen cock-ups and lots of weird food.

Recap: In a Tragic Shocker, Death Pays a Call on ‘Call the Midwife’

Call the Midwife is usually about the happy arrival of new lives into this world, what with a baby or two being born every episode. In the series’ latest show (Ep.

WATCH: Jennifer Saunders Teams with Designer Jean Paul Gaultier for ‘French & Saunders’ (Get It?)

Jennifer Saunders, whose Edina Monsoon character was famous for being the ultimate fashion victim in the Absolutely Fabulous TV series, may be adding fashion designer to her list of talents.

‘Call the Midwife’ Recap: Chummy Delivers a Pep Talk, Sister Julienne Goes to Jail

Call the Midwife made a blatant play for ratings in its third episode of Season 3, featuring women in prison scenes and girl-on-girl fighting. What’s next? Nuns with guns at Nonnatus House?

Colin Firth is About to Make His Fans Very, Very Happy

Benedict Cumberbatch isn’t the only one who has been busy, busy, busy. So has fellow English actor Colin Firth.

Recap: Jenny Gets Bossy and There is Much Heavy Breathing on ‘Call The Midwife’

Let’s get the really big news out of the way first: Midwife Trixie Franklin (Helen George) models a new pixie haircut in the second episode of Season 3. She says she was inspired to adopt the ‘do after seeing actress Jean Seberg’s ...

Watch: Men in Shorts (U.K. Players Show Off New Uniforms for the World Cup)

Who doesn’t love a man in white? Certainly British soccer fans–or football fans, if you’re from anywhere else but America–will soon be rooting for men wearing the palest of shades.

Recap: It’s Chummy to the Rescue in the ‘Call the Midwife’ Season Opener

Call the Midwife, the British series about a group of nurse-midwives and nuns who help the poor in London’s East End in the late 1950s, got off to a promising start with its season opener on PBS. There was even a royal visit.

Picture This: A Billionaire’s Sacrifice Likely to Benefit Britain’s Art Lovers

A British billionaire based in the U.S. has withdrawn his offer to buy a rare, 17th century self-portrait by court painter Sir Anthony Van Dyck (1599-1641).