David Mitchell

‘Cloud Atlas’ Novelist Tweets Entire Short Story

People are so used to instant access these days, but English novelist David Mitchell is making readers wait for his latest short story, reports BBC News.

11 British Hosts Who Could Replace David Letterman

In case you’re unsure whether British TV viewers are aware of the magnitude of David Letterman’s achievements, or even who he is, be assured we most certainly are and do. Even though Late Show hasn’t had a firm slot on ...

‘Broadchurch’: The Evolution of Olivia Colman

Rest assured, there aren’t any clips of Broadchurch in this roundup, because we don’t want a moment spoiled if we can help it, but if there were, they would only serve to further illustrate the astonishing transformation ...

‘Cloud Atlas’ Author David Mitchell: If the Movie Were Structured Like the Book, ‘It Would Suck’

British author David Mitchell says he never imagined anyone would make a movie out of his novel Cloud Atlas.

WATCH: Comic David Mitchell Says ‘Downton Abbey’ Went ‘Completely Nuts’

It was bad enough when Sherlock’s Benedict Cumberbatch dissed the second season of Downton Abbey. Now, David Mitchell, a British comedian and BAFTA-winning actor (BBC’s That Mitchell and Webb Look and Channel 4’s Peep Show) is ...

Four Ways The London Games Have Made Me Proud To Be British

Extremists aside, the British are often reluctant to bang on about patriotism in polite company. We may have the reputation of being a bunch of rabid football supporters who will sing until they are hoarse about the superiority of the ...

The Brit List: 10 Internationally Unsung UK National Treasures

This isn’t a test of Anglophile credentials: you don’t have to know who all of these people are to be in our secret Brit club. It’s just a list of ten people who are an essential part of the cultural fabric in the UK, ...

Five Bizarre Things About British Television

British TV is just like American TV, except the accents are different. And there are fewer shows about animals doing funny things.

David Mitchell: UK Actors Should Stick to Villains, Not Superheroes

Leave it to David Mitchell, star of Peep Show and That Mitchell and Webb Look, to give his own humorously cantankerous but thoughtful take on things. His target this week: Britain’s monopoly on America’s leading superhero ...

Roundup: Will Matthew Goode be the Next ‘Superman’?

The very handsome Matthew Goode might be sizing up his superhero skills once again, as he's evidently being considered for the lead role in Zach Snyder's forthcoming Superman reboot.