The Brit List

The Brit List: Five Alternative Sources Of Paul McCartney

Let’s face facts, Sir Paul McCartney – national treasure that he is, global unificator, former Beatle, former Wing, and generally energetic and breezy presence at the rock ‘n’ roll tea party – is not going to last …

Five Ways London Has Changed for the Olympics

While it is quite an honor to host the 2012 Olympics, it sounds like some Londoners are biting their nails over what’s to come.

Music Roundup: Five Official Themes From The London Games

Here’s Elbow’s score for the BBC coverage of the games. They’ve arranged it so it can be cropped into tiny bits and used for trails, montages and all sorts.

The Brit List: Five Beautiful Movie Scenes Set in London

Like many major world cities, London is home to a myriad of film locations. The city’s blend of modern and historical elements makes for a unique and versatile setting for films of all kinds.

The Brit List: Summer of London – Theater

London’s thriving theater scene has produced some of the most popular plays and musicals in the world. Hit shows such as Billy Elliot, War Horse, and The History Boys had their runs in London before gracing the Broadway stage.

The Brit List: Summer of London – 10 Great London Songs

“The Lambeth Walk”

The Brit List: Ten Things About The London Games That Will Annoy Residents

The London Olympics are going to be great, of this there is no doubt. All of us Brits will be glued to our sets, trying to squeeze our patriotic fervor into ever greater gushing outbursts of excitement and glee whenever anyone from Team …

The Brit List: 10 Delightful Uses For A Union Flag

I’m sure I don’t need to explain this to a flag-appreciating nation such as the U.S., but it’s very, very easy to put a flag on a thing, and make it look better.

The Brit List: Summer of London – Innovators

“He that will not apply new remedies must expect new evils,” wrote Sir Francis Bacon, “for time is the greatest innovator.” Some three centuries later, another Englishman, Prime Minister Harold Wilson, put it a little …

The Brit List: Five Eye-Catching London Buildings

Of course, we all know Big Ben and Buckingham Palace … but, there are plenty of spots in London that you may not have visited just yet, which is where The Brit List: Summer of London – Places and Sights comes in handy.