Poetry

The Best of Tom Hiddleston and the Love Book App

There’s a fascinating interview in Radio Times today with Allie Esiri, the creator of the app The Love Book, which features prominent actors—including quite a few Anglophenia favorites, reading poems that they find ...

Happy Birthday, T.S. Eliot: 20 of His Most Life-Affirming Quotes

As an American with such a strong affection for the U.K. (and the Anglican church) that he emigrated to London at the age of 25, and took British citizenship at the age of 39, T.

The Poetry of ‘Doctor Who’

Poetry has come to play a large part in the way Doctor Who tells a story. If, for example, you wish to add an unsettling undercurrent to a cozy situation, why not have some children recited an eerily specific poem in a spooky way?

WATCH: Brit-Poet Hollie McNish’s Ode To Public Breastfeeding

Here’s a lovely thing, which is also an angry thing and a hopeful thing too. The poet Hollie McNish has written, performed and filmed this poem called “Embarrassment,” concerning her experiences when first ...

WATCH: Matt Smith, Michelle Dockery Read Poems for Disney Junior

They may be too young to be fans yet of either Doctor Who or Downton Abbey but pint-size viewers of the Disney Junior channel will soon get their first exposure to Matt Smith and Michelle Dockery.