Articles Tagged 'BBC'

Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman in ‘Sherlock’

Whatever This ‘Sherlock’ Picture Means, We’re In

Yesterday, the BBC One Twitter feed published this enigmatic picture of Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman dressed as Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson together with the hashtags #221back and #notkidding. #221back #Sherlock #notkidding pic.twitter.com/iTfDqfJI0R — BBC One (@BBCOne) November 25, 2014 Or should that be Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman dressed as Sherlock Holmes and […]

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Benedict Cumberbatch Reads Shakespeare for BBC Drama Promo

A short while ago, there was a global kerfuffle among Benedict Cumberbatch fans when the BBC tweeted that they had secured his services for a new and secret project. Naturally, this set imaginations soaring and tongues wagging. Could he be making a new Sherlock? A guest appearance in Doctor Who? Was he taking over from […]

Watch: An Actual Fox Takes Up Residence at BBC Television Centre

The BBC is famous for taking its cameras to the great outdoors for environmental documentaries, but last week nature came indoors to the BBC Centre itself. After correspondent Fergus Walsh finished a live spot on the BBC’s News at Six, he went back to his desk to find a real, live fox wandering among the […]

Strictkly Come Dancing

Watch: ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ Kicks Off

The tenth season of Strictly Come Dancing kicked off this past weekend with live coverage of celebrity contestants paired with their dance partners including Olympic cyclist Victoria Pendleton, TV presenter Johnny Ball and former supermodel Jerry Hall. BBC One provides a complete list of all 14 celebrity contestants. The show airs Saturday evening on BBC […]

Summer of London: Five Earth and Natural History Series on iTunes

Have you ever come across a documentary on the telly and an hour later you felt much, much smarter? It’s almost like, “How did I not know this before!? I’d like to learn more about what happens when a star explodes.” Not that you’re going to start lecturing at the nearest university, but you’ve definitely […]

Jamie Oliver to Produce ‘Chef Race: UK vs. U.S.’

BBC America’s new show Chef Race: UK vs. U.S. follows sixteen chefs, eight Americans versus eight Brits, as they race across the United States from Los Angeles to New York City in hopes of winning the $100,000 prize. Executive produced by Jamie Oliver, the new original unscripted series will consist of ten, 60 minute episodes […]

Andy Samberg Goes ‘Cuckoo’ for BBC

Andy Samberg recently announced his departure from Saturday Night Live after completing seven seasons. Samberg is leaving the big bad city of Manhattan to join the BBC. Yes, the one in England. We will be losing Samberg for a short time while he films the six-part series entitled Cuckoo this coming summer, according to BBC3. […]

UK Prime Minister’s Daughter’s 15 Minutes of Fame

British Prime Minister David Cameron’s 8-year-old daughter Nancy now has something to hold over her father’s head having been mistakenly left behind for 15 minutes after a Sunday brunch in Cadsen, west of London. Just imagine if she wants to go play with her mates and her parents say, “No.” All she has to do […]

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