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As if getting to grips with a multitude of new Christmas customs wasn’t already a challenge for Brits in America, […]Read Now
Toby Whithouse, creator of BBC AMERICA’s 1970s-set spy drama The Game and the original U.S.Read Now
After a few years of seeing British actors go to America and play American super-heroes (and presidents), a form of switcharound has begun, in which a hugely distinguished—and total Anglophile—American actor is playing a very real ...
While life in the period drama Downton Abbey seems picturesque for the most part, London during the 1920s was less than idyllic. The 1921 coal miner’s strike sent the city into a state of emergency; the 1926 labor General Strike ...
By Brigid Brown | Posted on August 14th, 2013
Oscar-winning British actress Vivien Leigh (Gone with the Wind, A Street Car Named Desire) was extremely meticulous in keeping journals and cataloging personal letters from friends and colleagues. London’s The Victoria & Albert ...
By Erin Janosik | Posted on July 8th, 2013
While the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge await the imminent birth of their child and heir to the British throne, it was announced recently that Zara Phillips and Mike Tindall are expecting their first child as well. As the Radio Times ...
Ahoy there, matey. Please doff your sailor’s cap to honor a bit of British nautical history.
It was sixty years ago today (April 16) that Queen Elizabeth II christened Britannia, the last in a long line of royal yachts that date back to the 17th century.
By Paul Hechinger | Posted on September 12th, 2012
A while back, Anglophenia took a look at museum exhibits in London, but one of the most interesting British-centered museum shows happens to be in the U.S. right now.
By Paul Hechinger | Posted on August 17th, 2011
Good day, class. We know there are so many other study guides out there, so we appreciate that you’ve chosen Anglophenia’s modern British history review to prepare for the new series, The Hour, premiering tonight (August 17) ...
C’mon now, some of you out there have, at one time or another, wondered what it might be like to share a beer with your favorite British celebrity. For those who want to own up to it, who comes to mind?
By MacKenzie Wilson | Posted on October 4th, 2010
The Daily Show's John Oliver is getting hitched. The 33-year-old British comedian is set to marry his girlfriend of two years, former Iraq War veteran Kate Norley.