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Britain’s ‘Most Desirable’ Postcodes Revealed

If you were asked to guess which places residents of the U.K. thought were the “most desirable” in which to live, there’d be a few pretty obvious candidates.

‘Doctor Who’s Day Roundup: A ‘Breath’ Of Fresh Air

The Doctor is back! Peter Capaldi made his full debut as the Twelfth Doctor on Saturday, August 23 in “Deep Breath”, and if you’ve already forgotten everything that happened in the tale of dinosaurs, clockwork robots ...

Are All the Greatest Guitar Riffs British?

That’s certainly what the listeners of BBC Radio 2 think, as a poll to find the U.K.’s favorite guitar riff of all time this week resulted in a near-lockout of the top ten for British artists.

10 ‘Doctor Who’ Fans Who Made it Onto the Show

When Peter Capaldi was first announced as the Twelfth Doctor, one of the loveliest facts that quickly emerged was that he was himself a long-time Doctor Who fan, and that despite his long and distinguished career in acting, playing ...

Cumberbatch Has Won the Ice Bucket Challenge

Well, we said only this morning that we were waiting impatiently for Benedict Cumberbatch to fulfil his side of the bargain after being nominated to do the Ice Bucket Challenge… and now he’s delivered. Quite ...

Brit Binge Watching: Five Charlie Chaplin Movies Now Streaming Online

In the latest entry in our Anglophenia Video Series, Siobhan Thompson spotlighted the Chaplins as one of the greatest British acting dynasties. For this week’s Brit Binge, then, we thought we’d take a look at the man at the ...

British Acting Heavyweights Gather for ‘The Hollow Crown’

It was already reported back in April that Benedict Cumberbatch was going to be playing Richard III in a new Shakespeare adaptation for the BBC, as part of a sequel to the 2012 series The Hollow Crown. If you thought that that was as ...

10 British Things About Bozeman, MT

It may not be the largest city in Montana, but Bozeman is the place to be if you want to find the highest concentration of British-themed events, places and sports in the state. Here are 10 ways Montanans can get a little slice of the ...

‘Doctor Who’: Look Back at the Doctors’ First Episodes

On Saturday, August 23, Doctor Who fans will get to experience a rare event: the first story of a new Doctor, as Peter Capaldi takes up the TARDIS keys following the regeneration from Matt Smith in last year’s Christmas special ...

Snapshot: 12 Photos of Liverpool, England

Perhaps most famous now as the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a historic port city on the North-West coast of England, which throughout the nineteenth century was at the center of Britain’s shipping trade. Nowadays ...