Hugh Laurie

The Great British Songbook #9: ‘Teardrop’

It starts with a simple thought of arresting clarity, especially coming from a singer whose recorded career had largely been spent singing in a made-up language. Elizabeth Fraser, of the Cocteau Twins, coos a delicate “love, love ...

Five Great British Actors Who’ve Nailed An American Accent

Recently, we’ve been having a bit of fun at the expense of Americans who appear to be adopting haughy airs and graces, in an attempt to raise their social standing by trying to be British. But what of the British actors who had to ...

Who Wants To See Hugh Laurie Rap?

We all know that Hugh Laurie is very keen on his music, and that he can play jazz and blues along with the best of them. But, as a comedian on a sketch show in the 1980s, he’d have been very remiss in his duties had he neglected ...

Ten Uncomfortable Live TV Moments of 2011

Live TV is a killer. No matter what the best intentions of a production team may be, no matter how many doomsday scenarios have been planned out, something will always come along to gum up the works.

Five Great British Scolds

A scold is someone who enjoys pointing out other people’s failings, and normally those are the kind of people you’d want to keep at arm’s length. But in the crazy upside-left world of television, the scold has ...

News Roundup: Watch The Trailer For ‘Merlin’ Season Four

Don’t you just love the fall TV schedules? One more week of Doctor Who to go (and a Christmas spesh to look forward to), Downton Abbey is back, Spooks is back, and now Merlin is about to make a triumphant return to British ...

Vote in the Anglo Fan Favorites Tournament, Round 2: Men of 2011

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Hugh Laurie: L’Oréal’s New Leading Man

Over the last few years, we’ve seen Beyoncé, Cheryl Cole, Jennifer Lopez and Gwen Stefani lend their famous faces to the L’Oréal cosmetic brand. Gerard Butler has even warned some of the beauty-conscious men to ...

Five Great British Comedy Double Acts

Comedy suits company. For all that Charlie Chaplin and Buster Keaton were solo geniuses at their craft when nobody could hear them talk, it was the magical relationship between Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy which superseded them once the ...