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WATCH: 7 Vegetables With Different Names in Britain and America

If you’re grocery shopping in the U.K., you’re going to want to know your scallions from your spring onions. Anglophenia’s Kate Arnell explains why certain veggies (like eggplants and zucchinis) are called different things depending on which side of the Atlantic you’re on. Subscribe for more episodes of Anglophenia. See more: WATCH: Think British Food […]

Agatha Christie: Four Heroines That Make Her an Unlikely Feminist Icon

Despite being one of the most famous authors of all time, Agatha Christie has sometimes been criticized for featuring stale gender stereotypes in her books and plays. But in fact, she fought Victorian literary conventions, which saw women painted as frivolous and focused on men, to bring the public gutsy females with great minds. Christie’s […]

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10 Great Queens and Princesses of TV and Films

We’ve all heard little girls talk about wanting to be a princess and maybe even aspiring to be queen. Who can blame them? In fairytales, royal women get to live in posh castles, wear lavish clothes, and have ladies-in-waiting at their beck and call. But as we’ve learned from watching queens and princesses on screen, it doesn’t […]

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When ‘Doctor Who’ Went to Atlantis

With the return of Atlantis to BBC AMERICA this Saturday (June 27) it’s a good moment to examine how another TV show made by people with extremely healthy imaginations—Doctor Who—viewed life on the mythical island, claimed to have been lost beneath the waves of the Atlantic Ocean. So far the TARDIS has paid two visits […]

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‘Atlantis’ Cast: Where Else Can You See Them?

We’re gearing up for the return of the BBC AMERICA series Atlantis, premiering on Saturday, June 27 at 9/8c. A year has passed in the troubled city, and the people of Atlantis are dealing with the aftermath of King Minos’ (Alexander Siddig) death and Ariadne (Aiysha Hart) becoming Queen. Luckily for Jason (Jack Donnelly), he and his friends are a […]

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‘Strange & Norrell’: How to Dress Like a 19th Century Gentleman

With Bertie Carvel cutting a dashing figure in the upcoming Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell (BBC AMERICA, Saturday, June 13 at 10/9c), you could be forgiven for wanting to follow in his footsteps to try and get that distinctive, 19th century gentleman look. An important thing to note about Strange & Norrell is that it’s set just prior to the […]

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‘Strange & Norrell’: Meet Bertie Carvel and Eddie Marsan

The seven-part magic-based miniseries Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell premieres on BBC AMERICA this Saturday, June 13 at 10/9c (watch premiere now on BBCAMERICA.com)—and if its success in its homeland so far is anything to go by, it’s sure to make superstars out of its two lead actors, Bertie Carvel (Strange) and Eddie Marsan (Norrell). But […]

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Five Marc Warren Titles You Should Binge On Now

English actor Marc Warren joins Bertie Carvel and Eddie Marsan in BBC AMERICA’s magical mini-series Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell as the Gentleman, a faerie spirit summoned by Mr. Norrell. The thing is, Warren himself actually does magic in his free time. We wonder what other tricks the actor has up his sleeve? While a […]

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