Articles Tagged 'Better in Britain'

Sarah Lyall (Photo: Lisa Wolfe)

New York Times London Correspondent Offers American View on the U.K.

Having spent the last 18 years working as the London Correspondent for the New York Times, journalist Sarah Lyall recently returned home to the U.S. In yesterday’s Sunday Review, she wrote a piece entitled “Ta-Ta, London. Hello, Awesome”, which serves as an eye-opening take on how the British capital looks to an expat who has […]

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Are British Actors Better Trained Than Their American Counterparts?

At the recent red carpet premiere of the hit Superman reboot Man of Steel, Anglophenia’s Tom Brook asked the film’s British star Henry Cavill a pointed question: why are America’s iconic trio of superheroes all played by Brits? (Englishman Christian Bale is our incumbent Batman, while the Surrey-raised Andrew Garfield suited up for Spider-Man last […]

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WATCH: Holliday Grainger on Why Chocolate is ‘Better in Britain’

In the first installment of our “Better in Britain?” series, actress Laura Linney commented on the Brits’ “better relationship to time and how one uses it, especially in the workplace.” Now we hear from a Brit: Holliday Grainger — star of The Borgias, Anna Karenina, last fall’s Great Expectations adaptation — provides her choice for […]