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Watch: British Celebs Offer “A Little Help” to Friends with Dementia in New Ad Campaign

Famous British names such as Chris Martin, Lily Allen, Simon Pegg, Ray Winstone, Jim Sturgess and Britain’s Got Talent judge Amanda Holden warble their way through the Beatles’ “I Get By With a Little Help From My ...

‘Call the Midwife’ Recap: Chummy Takes on Diaper Duty and Trixie Goes on a Disastrous Date

They were bringing in the sheaves on Call the Midwife’s latest episode (Season Three, Ep. 6). But not to worry.

WATCH: 80 Years of History on British Pathé Newsreels

You don’t have to be a history buff to be thrilled at this news: British Pathé has posted 80,000–yes, that’s 80,000–of its old films on its YouTube channel.

An Appreciation: Five Worthy Roles Played by Actor Bob Hoskins, Dead at Age 71

British actor Bob Hoskins, 71, died of pneumonia on April 29 at a London hospital, his family said in a statement released to media.

‘Call the Midwife’ Recap: Chummy and Her Colleagues Learn that Love is Only Sometimes the Answer

Years ago, there was a drinking game inspired by The Bob Newhart Show (1972-78). Every time a character on the sitcom greeted its eponymous star with a cheery, “Hi, Bob,” viewers had to take a sip from their beers.

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?