Simon Russell Beale

A Brit Watcher’s Guide to ‘Penny Dreadful’

Showtime’s highly erotic and bloody Penny Dreadful is spilling over with British actors. Based in Victorian England, the story is a mashup of classic literary characters like Dr.

Olivia Colman Is The Queen Of The BAFTAs

Last night’s BAFTA TV awards ceremony was a most Anglopheniac spectacle indeed, with top prizes going to some of our favorite British talents. Olivia Colman, for example, (finally) won two awards, for entirely contrasting …

Busy Benedict Part 5: I Know! More Stuff! We Can’t Believe It Either!

Can I let you into a secret? When we started collecting the many and various jobs that Benedict Cumberbatch was reported to be involved in, it was something of a lark.