Anglophenia YouTube Series

WATCH: How to Pronounce Difficult U.K. Place Names

How do you pronounce the above British place name? It may not be what you think.

Britain is home to many villages and towns with counterintuitive pronuniciations, as we’ve learned before. In this week’s episode of the Anglophenia YouTube series, Brit Siobhan Thompson teaches an American, Science …

WATCH: 15 British Sweets Everyone Should Try

If you want to keep your holiday sugar rush going, this video’s for you. In the first episode of the Anglophenia video series of 2015, Siobhan Thompson introduces us to 15 British sweets that everyone should try at least once, …

WATCH: Celebs Do Their Worst Accents

Anglophenia’s Siobhan Thompson, using her immense powers of persuasion, got celebs to perform their most atrocious accents on the red carpet back at the Britannia Awards in October. The Brits were asked to do American accents, …

WATCH: How to Have a British Christmas

From explosives at the dinner table (!) to lighting food on fire, the Brits know how to do Christmas with a bang.

WATCH: TV Shows America Stole From Britain

From All in the Family to The Office, America has a lengthy history of borrowing and remaking TV series from our friends across the Atlantic. And that tradition continues.

WATCH: Who Was Guy Fawkes?

Remember, remember the 5th of November: Guy Fawkes is one of Britain’s most infamous figures, and, every November 5, Britain celebrates the foiling of this terrorist’s 17th century Gunpowder Plot with an annual night of …

WATCH: Red Carpet Fail at the Britannia Awards

When Siobhan Thompson arrived at the Beverly Hilton for the BAFTA Los Angeles Jaguar Britannia Awards six hours early, what could go wrong? Well, nearly everything, apparently.

Which of These Actors Deserves an Angly Award?

On November 2, BBC AMERICA will premiere the BAFTA Jaguar Britannia Awards, featuring honorees Robert Downey Jr, Emma Watson, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Mark Ruffalo, Mike Leigh, and Dame Judi Dench.

WATCH: Why Brits and Americans Spell Differently

Why did America ax the “U” from certain British words like “honour” and “labour”? And why did we swap the “r” and “e” in words like “theatre” and …

Interview with Anglophenia’s Siobhan Thompson

Anglophenia YouTube channel host Siobhan Thompson moved from Southwest England to New York City an aspiring archeologist and instead found herself performing comedy at United Citizens Brigade.