Tag Archives: State of Play

Brit Binge Watching: If You Like ‘Scandal’ You May Like These Five British Shows Available to View Online

Self-proclaimed Doctor Who aficionado Shonda Rhimes (Grey’s Anatomy) has done it again, penning the hit series Scandal, which premieres its third season on ABC October 3. The fast-paced political thriller stars Kerry Washington ...

Introducing David Morrissey: Five Great Roles Before ‘The Walking Dead’

Season three of The Walking Dead, AMC’s post-apocalyptic thriller, premieres on Sunday, with British actor David Morrissey as The Governor.

Infamous British Political Scandals: Expenses and the ‘Rotten Parliament’

 

With tonight’s final episode of State of Play (10p/9c), we also offer our final installment of Infamous British Political Scandals. For now, anyway.

Infamous British Political Scandals: ‘Cash for Honours’

 

“Follow the money.” It’s always about cash, even in political scandals, as we see in this week’s installment of Infamous British Political Scandals.

Infamous British Political Scandals: The Profumo Affair

Anglophenia’s look at British political scandals, occasioned by the series State of Play (airing Wednesdays at 10/9c), continues with a look at what many people would consider to be the mother of all modern British scandals: the ...

Infamous British Political Scandals: The Curious Case of John Stonehouse

As BBC America airs the drama State of Play (Wednesdays, 10p/9c), Anglophenia takes a look back at some of Britain’s most explosive real-life political scandals.

Infamous British Political Scandals: ‘Spingate’

 

Sometimes it seems as if Americans take a curious sort of pride in the shame of our government’s chicanery, like the Watergate, Iran-Contra or Teapot Dome scandals – perhaps that pride is in the exposure of the complicated depths ...

Gallery: The Cast of ‘State of Play’: Where Are They Now?

Readers Have Their Say: The 10 Greatest British TV Dramas of All-Time

Weddings. Candy. TV Drama. There are simply some things the Brits traditionally do better than Americans.

Should British TV Shows Have 24-Episode Seasons?

Should British TV series copy the U.S. model and create longer-running shows?