Cliff Richard

International Coffee Day: When Cupcakes Invaded Britain

Consider this a dunkable companion to your mid-morning break. This story involves a relatively new innovation into British lives, one that will seem laughably quaint to anyone that is used to jacking up their sleep-deprived selves into …

The Devil Has The Best Horticulture

Science, as anyone who has ever looked at anything on the internet ever will tell you, is not primarily concerned with faith. That’s not what it does.

America vs. Britain in the ’50s: Yanks Had Marilyn Monroe, Brits Had Diana Dors

If you’re planning to settle down on August 17th to watch the new Dominic West drama The Hour, right here on BBC America, you may be wondering what life can have been like for the poor beleaguered British back in the 1950s.  You …

Wimbledon: A Glossary And Guide

This week sees the start of Wimbledon, the most famous tennis championship in the world, and the only one of the four Grand Slam tournaments that takes place on grass. This is significant only in that the sport was originally called …

Five Great American Things The British Ruined

The exchange of ideas between our two proud nations over the last fifty or so years has been a wondrous thing to behold. Our leaders may talk of the “special relationship” between American and Britain in strictly political …

Why Doesn’t The UK Win Eurovision Every Year?

In our last roundup of Eurovision delights, we were looking at the best, most memorable performances the competition had to offer. And, actually, surprisingly few of these have been from UK entrants.

Eurovision’s Greatest Hits

So, as we revealed in our last look at Eurovision, there’s a lot about the contest which is a bit strange and hard to take. But that doesn’t mean every single entry is cheesy or unsettling.

Rock Legend Roundup: Sir Cliff, Sir Tom, and Sir Paul

Sir Cliff Richard shows off an Adonis bod at 70. It’s for his 2011 calendar, and he tells The Daily Mail: “I heard that 60 is the new 40 so I am making 70 the new 50.

Kings of Leon Topple Katy Perry on UK Charts – And All Is Right With the World

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Anglo For Your Ear: Cliff Richard’s “Devil Woman”

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