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10 British Things About Your U.S. City

You need not book a flight to the U.K. for a real British experience, Americans!

Top Gear Thursday: Watch Idris Elba Host His Own Car Show

It’s still very much an open question about whether Idris Elba will ever take on the role of James Bond. But it seems he’s already taken on the role of Jeremy Clarkson.

Top Gear Thursday: Show Fan Builds McLaren F1 with Only $32,000

Here’s a problem that you might have. You’d like to own a McLaren F1, but you’re just a little short of $5.5 million, which is what one of the supercars sold for at auction last year.

Top Gear Thursday: 10 Best ‘Top Gear’ Moments of 2013

It’s hard to winnow down the craziness of another year of Top Gear to just ten moments, but the exigencies of end-of-the-year roundups gave us no choice but to attempt the task.

Top Gear Thursday: Steve Carell Dreams of Being a Star in a Reasonably Priced Car

Steve Carell says he watches Top Gear “all the time” and wants to be a Star in a Reasonably Priced Car. That’s what he told TopGear.com in an interview to promote his new movie Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues.

‘Fleming: The Man Who Would Be Bond’ to Premiere January 29 in BBC AMERICA’s Dramaville

BBC AMERICA has announced a premiere date for its original four-part drama Fleming: The Man Who Would Be Bond, starring Dominic Cooper as James Bond creator Ian Fleming. It will bow Wednesday, January 29 at 10/9c in the channel’s ...

Best of ‘Doctor Who’ 50th Anniversary Poll

Eleven Doctors, more than 30 companions, infinite miles traveled — there’s a lot of space and time to cover when it comes to 50 years of Doctor Who. The British sci-fi institution has influenced other franchises, spawned a ...

WATCH: Simon Pegg on ‘Mission: Impossible 5,’ ‘Star Trek’ Director Rumors, and Why He’s Unlikely to Do ‘Star Wars’

He is one of the most in-demand actors around, and now Simon Pegg has spoken to Anglophenia about several of his upcoming film projects.

‘Doctor Who’ 50th: Clip-Based Trailer Released

After dazzling us with a detailed video journey through 50 years of Doctor Who, the BBC has released a blockbuster trailer that contains footage from the show’s 50th anniversary special, “The Day of the Doctor.” The ...

Six Questions with Britannias Red Carpet Host Olivia Lee

British comedian Olivia Lee has brought her brand of “dirty sexy funny” to the States with spots on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and MTV’s Punk’d. Now she’s taking her sly sense of humor to BBC AMERICA as ...