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By Leah Rozen | Posted on March 7th, 2014
British funny man Ricky Gervais stopped by ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live on Wednesday (March 5) to promote his new movie with the Muppets and to trade favorite phrases that sound dirty but aren’t with host Jimmy Kimmel.
By Brigid Brown | Posted on February 12th, 2014
That’s right, longtime singleton Miss Piggy may be walking down the aisle in the upcoming film Muppets Most Wanted, which is set in London, reports Glamour UK. We can’t promise a wedding is going to happen, but there will indeed be ...
By Brigid Brown | Posted on September 30th, 2013
Ricky Gervais’s alter ego, office middle-manager David Brent, will be performing with his band Foregone Conclusion on October 14 and 23 at London’s Bloomsbury Theater.
By Leah Rozen | Posted on September 23rd, 2013
Rob James-Collier, who plays scheming servant Thomas Barrow on the popular TV series, Downton Abbey, turns 37 today (Sept. 23).
By Leah Rozen | Posted on September 3rd, 2013
Idris Elba, the London-born actor who stars as the titular police detective in BBC America’s popular Luther series, celebrates his 41st birthday on Sept. 6.
By Brigid Brown | Posted on August 29th, 2013
Why, hello sir. Fancy seeing you here.
By Seb Patrick | Posted on August 26th, 2013
If a British cultural export manages to succeed in America, it’s a fairly safe bet that it already has some degree of popularity in its home land. Sometimes, however, exports from the U.K.
Although the U.K. version of The Office ended almost a decade ago, it seems Ricky Gervais just can’t leave the character of David Brent alone.
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on August 7th, 2013
The full story of the mutually-besotted relationship between the Muppets and the UK is one that takes in the TV studios in which the classic series was filmed (Elstree in North London), the various talents brought in as special guests ...
By Leah Rozen | Posted on June 24th, 2013
Grab a party hat and noisemaker, please, and join us. Here at Anglophenia, we’re kicking off a new weekly feature running on Mondays in which we highlight the birthdays of well-known Brits.