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It was quite a snaptastic year in Anglophenia-land, British celebs mastered the selfie, the Royals had some fun with photobombing, and we did some armchair traveling, exploring parts of the U.K. through photos.
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on December 2nd, 2014
On Friday December 19, the channel ITV in the U.K. will host their annual telethon Text Santa.
Fans of Downton Abbey may pick up on the characters’ stoic ways and understand the lack of affection is due to the era the Crawleys and their staff are living in.
There are many reasons why British voices and accents are greeted with increased (and entirely appropriate) levels of reverence and respect all over the world. Some of them are historical—the British Empire was very big, after all, ...
What do your favorite characters on Downton Abbey do in their downtime? Take over Disney, apparently.
By Brigid Brown | Posted on September 29th, 2014
American actress Elizabeth McGovern is taking a brief hiatus from England, but its no holiday.
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on September 19th, 2014
Before we get any further it’s important to state that George Clooney really IS going to be in Downton Abbey, with the cast of Downton Abbey, acting a part, playing a role, and everything. That report we ran about him filming in ...
By Brigid Brown | Posted on September 11th, 2014
Hollywood A-lister George Clooney (Gravity, Ocean’s Twelve) is slowly but surely becoming a full-fledge Anglophile.
When it comes to the flow of language between Britain and America, some phrases travel better than others, and the ones that have a sexual double meaning often travel the least well of all.
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on September 1st, 2014
Let’s not linger long in the introduction here. It’s going to be a big enough wait until Season Five of Downton Abbey hits American TV screens as it is.