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Reader’s Choice: Top 10 John Lennon Songs of All-Time

This article was originally posted on October 9, 2010 to mark what would have been Lennon’s 70th birthday. We’re re-posting on October 9, 2015 to celebrate the 75th anniversary of Lennon’s birth. The songs in the piece were selected by Anglophenia reader votes. Top 10s like this are always a tough read. Even if you […]

Nerd Out to ‘Doctor Who’ Tunes: A Trock Rock Top 5

We’ve had a lot of nerdy things going on here at Anglophenia lately. Well, that’s because Chris Hardwick‘s The Nerdist special is coming to BBC America on Saturday, September 24th at 10/9c. Doctor Who star Matt Smith is a guest. And in celebration of that and all things Who-related, we thought we’d go by the […]

‘Doing a Romantic Comedy Would be a Disaster,’ Says Daniel Craig

Anglophenia film critic Leah Rozen got it right… our gaze remains totally fixed on Daniel Craig. We absolutely love him as James Bond. He’s also dazzled us in Munich, Defiance, and in this summer’s Cowboys & Aliens. And judging by the edgy trailer for The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, opening this Christmas, he’ll wow […]

‘The King’s Speech’ Broadway Bound in Fall 2012

Ok, our day is officially made! Showbiz 411 reveals that David Seidler‘s award-winning script for The King’s Speech is being prepped for the New York City stage. Apparently, auditions are already underway with casting director Gabrielle Dawes, whose West End credits include Macbeth, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Three Days of Rain and Treasure […]

Royal Roundup: Prince William’s Centrepoint Charity to Go on Strike?

A charity that was dear to Princess Diana‘s heart, and is now one of Prince William‘s top efforts, is going through some tough times. London’s Evening Standard reports that Centrepoint staff members may soon hit the picket line over a “27 percent cut in government funding to local councils, which contract Centrepoint to run hostels […]

‘Family Guy’ Welcomes Ricky Gervais… As a Dolphin

Um, we think it’s pretty crazy that Ricky Gervais hasn’t appeared on Family Guy yet. They’re the perfect match, right? Each are controversial, clever, snarky, and gut-bustin’ hilarious! Well, the time has come my friends. The 50-year-old British comic will be spending time in Quahog, Rhode Island for one full season. But he won’t be […]

Royal Roundup: Vanity Fair Crowns Kate ‘Best Dressed’ Once Again

When it comes to fashion, The Duchess of Cambridge can seemingly do no wrong. The royal fashionista has wowed us in Issa, Reiss and Jenny Packham on several occasions, as well as Catherine Walker, Erdem and Alice Temperley. Her breathtaking Sarah Burton-designed wedding gown for Alexander McQueen still has us in awe. So is it […]

Fancy a Pint with Stephen Fry?

C’mon now, some of you out there have, at one time or another, wondered what it might be like to share a beer with your favorite British celebrity. For those who want to own up to it, who comes to mind? Would you like to kick a few back with Prince William or Prince Harry? […]

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