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WATCH: 17 British Celebs Starring on ‘Sesame Street’

The Sesame Street theme song asks the age-old question, “Can you tell me how to get, how to get to Sesame Street?” The directions might be a little tricky if coming from the U.K.

WATCH: Marcus Mumford Sings New Bob Dylan Lyric

Seeing as Mumford and Sons are taking a break for the moment, this the only opportunity to hear Marcus Mumford’s voice wrapped around something new for a while, and it’s rather sweet.

Brits with Birthdays: Sir Sean Connery, James Corden, Rupert Grint, and More

When it comes to birthdays, this week offers a bumper crop of famous Brits turning the page on yet another year.

10 British Things About The Whedonverse

Joss Whedon’s take on Shakespeare’s proto-romcom Much Ado About Nothing hits American movie screens today, proof positive of the man’s abiding affection for all things British.

Ten Great British Songs Performed By Muppets

Note: some of these are songs performed with Muppets as well as by Muppets. But there are songs and there are Muppets, so that should be good enough for anyone.

Five Great British Songs About Coppers, For ‘Copper’

This Sunday (August 19, at 10/9c) sees the premiere of BBC America’s hottest new show, the police drama Copper.

The Brit List: Five Great British Songs Criticizing America

We already looked at five British songs in praise of the US of A on Monday, so, purely in the interests of balance, and without meaning to start a global musical conflict (although I for one would welcome some new songs that are not ...

Five Great British Nerdy Pop Stars

Pop stars are supposed to be beings made of pure charm and sexual energy. They need a fulsome knowledge of the work of Isaac Asimov like they need tooth decay.

Five Songwriters Who Deserve The Comic Book Treatment

This November, at the Tucson Comic-Con, a new comic will be launched, called Unite and Take Over: Comic Book Stories Inspired by The Smiths. It’s the 78-page brainchild of publisher Shawn Demumbrum, who brought in artists like ...

Five Innovative British Bass Players

So, we’ve done the gentleman singer, the inventive guitar player, the stick-twiddling drummer, but our great British band cannot be complete without the guy (or girl) who glues the whole thing together. It’s fine for the ...