Expletives are terrific fun, aren’t they? A little verbal firework display in response to a surprise of some sort—usually either painful, delightful or disgusting—without which the English language would be infinitely poorer.
Last night, the BBC’s current affairs show Newsnight interviewed Dame Helen Mirren for her thoughts about the 450th anniversary of the birth of William Shakespeare (which, as we discussed yesterday, is around about now).
April 23rd is generally considered to be a good day to celebrate the birth of England’s greatest poet and playwright, William Shakespeare. This is partly because there are no records of his birth—although he was baptized on …
Sherlock fans, if you thought the exciting news about Benedict Cumberbatch playing Hamlet in London gave you a year to save up, this might be slightly upsetting.
This is a story that has been doing the rounds as a stage-whispered rumor for a short while, but it has now been confirmed that Benedict Cumberbatch will be taking to the London stage next year to appear in a production of …
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?
British expats are making their move to Oklahoma City, OK slowly but surely—typically for work or if married to an American—with stores and restaurants popping up in a steady manner according to English-born Jean Conway who runs …
Whether it’s Scottish dancing or an enthusiast meetup group, U.S. cities are surprisingly topped up with British events, organizations and other goings-ons.
Sacramento, CA may not be as well known as its neighbors San Francisco and Los Angeles but it’s overflowing with British restaurants, organizations and events.
Each week we are pleasantly surprised with what we’re able to find when looking into 10 British Things in U.S. Cities.