The Queen’s birthday honours list has been announced amid intense speculation (and the odd tabloid leak), and some of our favorite people have been given the royal seal of approval.
Or Doctor Strangely British, based on the casting thus far.
Deadline is reporting that Chiwetel Ejiofor, star of 12 Years a Slave, is lined up to play a villainous role opposite Benedict Cumberbatch (also a star of 12 Years a Slave) in Marvel’s Doctor Strange.
Look at that face! If you had to cast someone to play a character called the Ancient One, a mystical being whose job is to act as a guide and mentor for a trainee warlock who may one day go on to take on the mantle of Doctor Strange, …
Red Nose Day arrived at NBC yesterday, and among the fun and hoopla, an avalanche of British stars turning out to perform skits and songs and generally lark about. They’re doing so in order to raise money for Comic Relief, a …
I’m not sure quite how to break this to you, but last night, at the BAFTA TV Awards, three things happened that will be of special interest to Sherlock fans.
British actors have a particularly strong relationship with the works of Shakespeare, as they’ll have studied his plays when honing their stagecraft and possibly discovered some of their best thespian tricks while working out how …
There’s an interesting little interview with Steven Moffat on BBC Newsbeat, in which he explains a little about what it is like running two of the most highly regarded TV shows on the planet. And the key detail that emerges from …
Remember the letters between wartime sweethearts Bessie Moore and Chris Barker that Sherlock co-stars Louise Brealey and Benedict Cumberbatch read out, first for Letters Live and then for BBC Radio 4?
OK, so it’s not a new episode of Sherlock, but it’s close.
Over the weekend, Benedict Cumberbatch took on a promtional mantle for MG Motors in China, and revealed a commercial he’d made in which he biffs around London and the English countryside in one of their cars.
If you find dating hard now, imagine what it was like during wartime.
WWII soldier Chris Barker, stationed in Cairo, and former colleague Morse code interpreter Bessie Moore, based in London, kept in touch by exchanging letters topped up with romantic sentiments.