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10 Celebrities with Quintessentially British Names

Many British celebrities have names that capture the royalty, prestige, and history of Great Britain.  Below is our list of 10 celebrities with these quintessentially British monikers.

The Brit List: 10 Out-and-Proud British Celebrities

Torchwood star John Barrowman came out to his parents in 1992. (Photo via BBC)

Recap: The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Concert

On Monday night (June 4), London’s Buckingham Palace morphed into a pop venue as some of the most famous names in music performed for the Diamond Jubilee, marking 60 years of Queen Elizabeth II’s reign.

In Memory of Don Cornelius: Love, Peace, and British Soul

Many of us woke up this morning to the absolutely stunning news that Don Cornelius, the bass-voiced host and creator of the U.S. music program Soul Train, had died in an apparent suicide at age 75.

News Roundup: Dominic Cooper Chased By Littering Thugs, Adele’s Country Ambitions, and ‘Sherlock’ Returns in 2012

He may play the empirically evil son of Saddam Hussein (and his doppelgänger) in the film The Devil’s Double, but actor Dominic Cooper is no baddie in real life. In fact, he’s so civic-minded that, as a firm opponent of ...

News Roundup: George Harrison Doc Heads to HBO, U2′s The Edge Is Pissed, and Sharon Osbourne’s Stolen Wedding Ring Returned

Beatlefans! There’s a new George Harrison documentary on the way, which will feature footage from his personal home video collection. George Harrison: Living In the Material World is a two-part epic, due to be shown in October. It’s been produced by Martin Scorsese for HBO, and will run for a total of three and …

Five British Celebrity Couples We Love

Here at Anglophenia, it’s no secret that we adore our Brits, especially those who’ve lucked out in love. But when Colin Firth recently gushed about how his beautiful wife Livia keeps him in line at home, it got us thinking ...

2011 Ivor Novellos: Everything Everything Miss Out, Sniff Sniff

The disco ball inside my head is still spinning to Everything Everything‘s sparkling indie pop hit, “My Kz, Ur Bf.” So you can imagine how my happy heart sunk just a wee bit upon hearing that the Manchester-bred ...

Sir Elton John to Discuss Fatherhood with Barbara Walters

Last December, Sir Elton John and his partner David Furnish revealed to the world that they had welcomed a son, Zachary Jackson Levon Furnish-John, into their family. Since then, the decorated entertainer has gushed a bit about his baby ...

WATCH: Sir Elton John Punks Out with the Queen and More on ‘SNL’

“The b**** it back!” an enthusiastic Sir Elton John shouted as he took the Saturday Night Live stage on Saturday night (April 2).