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What the ‘Doctor Who’ Specials Say About Christmas

On Christmas Day at 9/8c, BBC America will air the tenth annual Doctor Who Christmas special, “Last Christmas”. It seems almost unthinkable that a decade ago, the idea of a special Doctor Who festive episode had yet to ...

‘Doctor Who’s Day Roundup: “You are a Good Dalek”

The new Doctor was thrown in at the deep end on Saturday, August 30, as Peter Capaldi came face to face (and face to interior workings) with the Daleks in only his second episode. Refresh your memory with our recap of the Phil Ford ...

WATCH: Daniel Radcliffe Goes Evil (and American) in New ‘Horns’ Trailer

Having spent the first decade of his career playing such a memorable hero, it’s perhaps no surprise that Daniel Radcliffe would try turning towards the dark side in his post-Harry Potter years. And it’s potentially the ...

A Sitcom Tour of Great Britain

The cultural and linguistic variety on display across Britain can make understanding the different regions a difficult prospect for the unfamiliar. Fortunately, the great television staple that is the British sitcom is on hand, and ...

WATCH: Hugh Grant in ‘The Rewrite’ Trailer

There was a time, specifically between the mid 1990s and mid 2000s, when Hugh Grant was the king of the romantic comedy. But in more recent years, the former Bridget Jones cad has moved away from the genre that made his name, ...

10 British Things About Jacksonville, FL

As the largest city in Florida—in fact, the largest city by area in the contiguous United States—it’s perhaps little surprise that there’s a lot going on in Jacksonville. And plenty of those goings-on are British-themed, ...

Idris Elba Teases Possible TV Return for ‘Luther’

It was only last year that the creator of the BBC’s hit crime drama Luther, Neil Cross, claimed that the show’s third season would be its last on the small screen, with the intent to continue the story in a possible ...

Snapshot: 50 Years of Dame Julie Andrews

This week marks the 50th anniversary of the release of the classic Disney musical Mary Poppins — and as such, it’s also fifty years since Dame Julie Andrews first appeared on screen.

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 ...