Category Archives: The Brit List: Summer of London

‘Merlin’ Star Katie McGrath Named Anglo Fan Favorites, Woman of 2012

UPDATED: Katie has released a statement thanking her fans: “I am thrilled and honored to have been named BBC America’s Anglo Fan Favorites, Woman of 2012. It is humbling to even be considered, thank you so much to everyone ...

PHOTOS: London Games Closing Ceremony

The London 2012 Olympics came to a close tonight (August 12) with a three-hour ceremony that celebrated one of Britain’s greatest exports, its popular music. More than 80,000 in the audience and 10,000 athletes watched as some of ...

Vote in the Anglo Fan Favorites Tournament: Women of 2012, McGrath vs. Bonham Carter

Lady Morgana or Bellatrix Lestrange? We'll just get out of the way while these two go at it...who should be named Woman of 2012?

Britain Secures First 2012 Gold Medals in Rowing, Cycling

The drought is over: host nation Great Britain has finally collected some gold to place alongside the bronze and silver medals it has already won. British rowing duo Helen Glover and Heather Stanning captured Team GB’s first gold ...

Missy Franklin, Olympic Gold Medalist and Anglophile (And We Have Photo Proof)

It’s always encouraging when you discover that someone you admire also shares one of your passions (see Shonda Rhimes‘ love for Doctor Who.) But we were stoked last night (July 30) when we learned, during NBC’s ...

Photos: British Royal Zara Phillips Wins Olympic Silver Medal

Equestrian Zara Phillips, the Queen’s granddaughter and cousin to Princes William and Harry, has become the first member of the immediate British royal family to win an Olympic medal today (July 31). She received silver as part of ...

Photos: British Men’s Gymnastics Team Wins Bronze

The London Games Opening Ceremony: Recap

Note: please don’t read this unless you’re sure you don’t want to see the opening ceremony in full, we’d hate to ruin the surprises in store.

Photos: London Games Opening Ceremony

Photos: Celebrity Olympic Torchbearers… It’s the Final Stretch!

Wow, the day is finally here! The Olympic torch started its adventure in Land’s End, Cornwall, making its way to the four corners of the United Kingdon, landing in East London at the Olympic Stadium this evening (July 27) at ...