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Benedict Cumberbatch’s Waxwork Fitting: a Feast for the Eyes

There aren’t many people that can spend the run-up to their birthday having their eyeballs matched, but such is the increasingly surreal life of Benedict Cumberbatch. The Sherlock star has been visiting the London waxwork museum ...

10 American Actors Who’ve Done British TV

At the moment, it is relatively commonplace to see British stars infiltrate American TV shows—from Damian Lewis in Homeland to Hugh Laurie in House to Karen Gillan in Selfie—but it’s rarer to come across an actual famous ...

Snapshot: Prince George’s First Year in Photos

Celebrating your child’s first birthday is a big deal for any couple. And when your lil’ one is third in line to the British throne, well, the world is just as excited.

WATCH: Gillian Anderson and Jamie Dornan in the Trailer for ‘The Fall’ Season Two

Season One of The Fall was one of BBC2′s biggest success stories of 2013. A tense crime drama set in Northern Ireland, it stars Gillian Anderson as DS Stella Gibson, who has to try and find a manipulative and sadistic serial ...

Phew! Ben Whishaw Takes Over from Colin Firth as Paddington Bear

It’s OK to admit you were worried about who would play the voice of Paddington, in the movie Paddington, since Colin Firth reluctantly walked away, sadly noting that “it’s been bittersweet to see this delightful creature ...

10 British Things About Birmingham, Alabama

Birmingham is the largest city in Alabama, established in 1871, and named after the English city by the same name. A recent article talks about Birmingham, AL being the envy of Birmingham, England (sort of).

7 Clips We Want to See in Ron Howard’s Beatles Documentary

Yesterday (July 16) it was announced that Ron Howard will direct and produce a new Beatles documentary, with the full authority of the band themselves. It’s devoted to the years in which they were a functioning, gigging ...

13 Definitive Portrayals of British Monarchs in Film and TV

Life is never boring if you’re the head of a country. There are international treaties to oversee, bitter arguments to overcome, threats from rivals and countries to conquer, and sometimes your personal life can’t help but ...

‘Cloud Atlas’ Novelist Tweets Entire Short Story

People are so used to instant access these days, but English novelist David Mitchell is making readers wait for his latest short story, reports BBC News.

Brit Binge Watching: 10 British Titles to Watch on HBO GO

HBO GO is streaming TV at its finest with close to 50 British TV shows and films available for viewing online and on your phone via the HBO GO app. If you’re an HBO subscriber you can provide your details and sign up easily ...