Dominic West

‘Luther,’ ‘The Hour’ Score Critics’ Choice Award Nods

The loyalties of Anglophiles will be torn at this year’s Critics’ Choice Television Awards, which announced their nominations this morning (June 5). BBC America is part of this year’s British Invasion, with Luther and ...

It’s ‘Appropriate Adult’ Night At The 2012 BAFTA TV Awards

OK, possibly that headline overstates the case a smidge, but tonight’s BAFTA TV awards did see Appropriate Adult, the dramatisation of the lives of serial killers Fred and Rosemary West score three of the most notable trophies, ...

Five Great British Actors Who’ve Nailed An American Accent

Recently, we’ve been having a bit of fun at the expense of Americans who appear to be adopting haughy airs and graces, in an attempt to raise their social standing by trying to be British. But what of the British actors who had to ...

For Your Consideration: ‘The Hour’s Dominic West, Golden Globe Nominee

The Golden Globes are handed out this Sunday (January 15), and there’s not only tough competition for the Golden Globe’s best actor in a TV movie/miniseries category, but the contest is especially Brit-heavy. Out of five ...

WATCH: Rowan Atkinson’s ‘Johnny English Reborn’ Trailer

It’s been eight years since Rowan Atkinson first strutted across our screens as the hapless secret agent Johnny English, and in that time, a lot has changed. James Bond has become cooler and more real, Austin Powers is but a dim ...

News Roundup: Lady Gaga to Portray Amy Winehouse in New Biopic?

Let’s begin with a story which, while it may contain a kernel of truth, is coated in so much nonsense you’d be hard pushed to find it.

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 ...

WATCH: How BBC America’s ‘The Hour’ Recreated 1950s Britain

As Mad Men and films like Good Night, and Good Luck showed us, the “neat and tidy” 1950s had striking parallels to the present day.

‘Luther’ Star Idris Elba to Host BBC America’s Weekly ‘Dramaville’ Hour

Idris Elba, Golden Globe-nominated star of BBC America’s Luther, will host BBC America’s new weekly dramatic programming slot, the channel announced today (May 25). Dramaville is set to launch Wednesday, August 17 at 10 pm ...

Dominic West: ‘Fake Cigarettes Made Me Ill’

Contrary to what you may previously have thought, there’s a growing body of evidence that suggests acting might not be terrifically good for your health. OK, there are more hazardous professions, but it’s not all winnebagos ...