Eddie Izzard

Eddie Izzard For London Mayor?

The trouble with talking to comedians on chat shows about their future plans comes when you have to try and work out if they’re kidding or not. They might be talking about anything from taking a serious role in a new movie to ...

Photos: Celebrity Olympic Torchbearers… It’s the Final Stretch!

Wow, the day is finally here! The Olympic torch started its adventure in Land’s End, Cornwall, making its way to the four corners of the United Kingdon, landing in East London at the Olympic Stadium this evening (July 27) at ...

Americans Pretending To Be British Part 8: Stand-Up Comedy

Ah, stand-up comedy, how I love you. Where else can you bear witness to someone attempting to describe an idea no one even knew they thought, or express political thought in a puckish and teasing fashion, or to admit to an embarrassing ...

Lost In Translation: Five Things Which Are The Same, But Different

The best way to understand this post is by examining the following statements:

1: Britain and America have lots and lots in common. 2: That said, Britain and America are very different cultures, with their own customs and language.

Why Are All Of Snow White’s Dwarves British?

Not long ago, we pulled together a compilation of American things that the British had improved, and we mentioned that British actors often get cast as the bad guys in action movies. And this is something we all understand.

The Tellyvangelist: Nov. 15-21

It’s a very special week in this week’s Tellyvangelist – your weekly guide to all that’s British on U.S. TV.

Roundup: Dawn French Chats ‘Marvelous’ New Novel

With the ink on her divorce papers still fresh, Welsh-born author Dawn French is looking forward to moving on. The six-time BAFTA Award-nominated actress and comedian is readying the release of her first novel, A Tiny Bit ...

Eddie Izzard Ends His ‘Race’ on the Great White Way

Anglophenia contributor Paul Hechinger looks at comedian Eddie Izzard‘s headlining stint in David Mamet‘s Race, which ends August 21st on Broadway.

How About Eddie Izzard or Minnie Driver as the Next Doctor?

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Casting About: Tom Cruise Leads Cast of British Heavy-Hitters

Bill Nighy, Tom Wilkinson, and Eddie Izzard will join Tom Cruise and Kenneth Branagh on the WWII drama, Valkyrie. The film will reunite two Usual Suspects collaborators, director Bryan Singer and screenwriter Christopher McQuarrie.