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Snapshot: Anglophenia 2014 in Photos

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.

WATCH: First Look at George Clooney in ‘Downton Abbey’

On Friday December 19, the channel ITV in the U.K. will host their annual telethon Text Santa.

‘Downton Abbey’ Set is a PDA-Free Zone

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.

Which Brit Has the Most Desirable Accent?

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, ...

‘Downton Abbey’ Actors Take on Disney

What do your favorite characters on Downton Abbey do in their downtime? Take over Disney, apparently.

‘Downton Abbey’s Elizabeth McGovern to Tour U.S. with British Band

American actress Elizabeth McGovern is taking a brief hiatus from England, but its no holiday.

George Clooney, Maggie Smith and a Kiss in ‘Downton Abbey’

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 ...

George Clooney Films ITV Special at Highclere Castle

Hollywood A-lister George Clooney (Gravity, Ocean’s Twelve) is slowly but surely becoming a full-fledge Anglophile.

The Question That Made Dan Stevens Crack Up

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.

WATCH: Scandal and Fire in New ‘Downton Abbey’ Trailer

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.