Articles Tagged 'BBC America'

BBC America’s “Luther” Screening – Red Carpet

Idris Elba: ‘Luther is My Bond’

Idris Elba appeared at New York City’s Roxy Hotel last night (December 2) to launch the next installment of BBC AMERICA’s Luther, premiering on Thursday, December 17 at 9pm Eastern Time. The British actor was keen to hang out after the screening, taking part in a Q&A. Elba brought a lot to the table with his thoughts on Luther, and he set […]


TCA 2013: BBC AMERICA Shares News About Upcoming Programming

They’ve barely had a chance to catch their breaths from last weekend’s San Diego Comic-Con, with their news-making panels for Orphan Black and Doctor Who. But BBC AMERICA went full speed ahead at their presentation today (July 25) for the Television Critics Association in Beverly Hills, revealing news and airdates for select programs through Spring […]


Where to Live in America: 10 Things for Brits to Consider

Possibly the biggest single decision an expat has to make is where to live. Even once you have picked your country – and that is often chosen for you by family, work or other circumstances outside your control – the real work begins, especially with a country as large and diverse as the U.S. There […]

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‘White Heat’ Star Sam Claflin Cast in ‘Hunger Games’ Sequel

Hungry to see more of British-born Sam Claflin? Your appetite will be satisfied with him being cast as Finnick Odair in the film adaptation of Suzanne Collins’ best-selling novel Catching Fire. Finnick joins main characters Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) and Peeta Mellark (Josh Hutcherson) in the ring for the 75th annual Hunger Games. describes Finnick […]

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Mugshot Yourself: 10 Creepy Victorian Mugshots

BBC America, with the help of and Tyne & Wear Archives, has compiled some venomous mugshots from Victorian UK. These perps wear their mugs like badges with broken noses, scars and swollen jaws. (And even young children were put behind bars. Just the thought is creepy.) You can be a part of history: Mugshot Yourself! With […]

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Photos: Victorian Fashions in British Costume Drama

BBC America’s forthcoming show Copper (premiering Sunday, August 19 at 10/9c) examines life in NYC set in the 1860s. The majority of the costumes – 600 dresses, frock coats and union suits – were custom built versus relying on picked over rental shops. The folks over at Gothamist have put together a flip book of some […]

Former ‘Doctor Who’ Star Cast in ‘Thor’ Sequel

Christopher Eccleston gets his villain on! Best known for playing the Ninth Doctor on Doctor Who, he will star as Malekith the Accursed in Thor: The Dark World scheduled to be released November 8, 2013, reports Deadline. Eccleston has made big screen appearances in films like Shallow Grave, the debut film from director Danny Boyle; 28 Days […]

Summer of London: Four of the ‘Top Gear’ Hosts’ Best Moments

Top Gear hosts – Jeremy Clarkson, James May, and  Richard Hammond– pride themselves on their automotive performance and, of course, outdoing one another. A bit of friendly competition never hurt anyone. Well, maybe we shouldn’t speak too soon – boys and their toys! Not to forget … their handy dandy test driver, The White Stig, […]

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