Stephen Fry

Vote in the Anglo Fan Favorites: Men of 2012, Hiddleston vs. Cumberbatch

It was a sweet inevitability, the race this entire tournament was gearing up for. Yes, there were obstacles and potential spoilers in the way — Alan Rickman loomed as a possible repeat victor, David Tennant nearly knocked out …

Iconic British Things: The Black Cab

Ah there she is! The latest incarnation of a vehicle whose roots go back (in name if not in technology) nearly 400 years.

Are Stephen Fry and Hugh Laurie Getting The Band Back Together?


If your only experience of Stephen Fry and Hugh Laurie’s astonishing comedic partnership is watching House and QI, or maybe the occasional Blackadder, you may not be aware that they still hold an astonishing amount of affection …

BAFTAs vs. Oscars: Why the British Do It Better

A celebration of the year in cinema, the BAFTAs — officially titled the Orange British Academy Film Awards — will air on BBC America on Sunday, beginning at 8 pm ET. (Follow Anglophenia on Twitter for Fraser McAlpine‘s …

Who Wants To See Hugh Laurie Rap?

We all know that Hugh Laurie is very keen on his music, and that he can play jazz and blues along with the best of them. But, as a comedian on a sketch show in the 1980s, he’d have been very remiss in his duties had he neglected …

Ten Uncomfortable Live TV Moments of 2011

Live TV is a killer. No matter what the best intentions of a production team may be, no matter how many doomsday scenarios have been planned out, something will always come along to gum up the works.

WATCH: Two Doctors In One Trailer

After the fun and games of the musical festive trailer for BBC One, there has now been a second trailer released, showing clips from some of the dramas which will be airing over the next few weeks.

Kate Bush Week: Five Great Kate Collaborators

For someone who has the reputation of a musical hermit these days, Kate Bush has a lot of friends and has collaborated on a startling variety of different projects.

News Roundup: Canada Is Russell Brand-Proof

It’s not easy being Russell Brand. Oh sure, everyone loves you and your strange talkyspeak and your Utopian exhortations, but you’re also a recovering drug addict with several arrests under your belt, just the kind of guy …

WATCH: First Glimpses Of New ‘Sherlock’

Here’s a new trailer video the BBC have made for their autumn schedule of programming on BBC One. It’s a bit of a rogue’s trick dangling all of this astonishment in front of your faces, especially as some of it may …