Articles Tagged 'Damian Lewis'


7 Roles Featuring Damian Lewis’ Real Accent

There are some Homeland viewers who didn’t even know Damian Lewis was, in fact, British. But then they heard his acceptance speeches from the Emmys and Golden Globes, and all of a sudden fans were asking themselves, “What! Who? He is…?” It takes a moment to sink in. Now that you’ve gotten a good feel […]


WATCH: Who Should Be the Next James Bond?

Daniel Craig stars as 007 once again in Spectre, the 24th film in the James Bond franchise. While the film is sure to be a U.S. blockbuster, it seems that we just can’t stop talking about who’ll be the next Bond once Craig hangs up his suspenders. In this episode of the Anglophenia YouTube series, […]

Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn pop out for a stroll in the BBC’s ‘Wolf Hall’ (Pic: BBC)

10 Little-Known Facts About the Real Wolf Hall

This Sunday (April 5), the recent BBC adaptation of Hilary Mantel’s Wolf Hall and Bring Out The Bodies comes to PBS, starring Mark Rylance and Damian Lewis. It’s the story of Thomas Cromwell, a lawyer and former mercenary from a poor background who ended up becoming an advisor first to Cardinal Thomas Wolsey, and then […]

Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman in ‘Sherlock’

15 TV Shows We’re Looking Forward to in 2015

We’ve already talked about which cinematic delights await Anglophile viewers in the coming twelve months, but what about the small screen? There’s never been a better time to see a wide range of U.K.-produced shows on American television, whether on BBC America, PBS, or assorted cable broadcasters — so here’s our guide to the fifteen […]


WATCH: Damian Lewis as Henry VIII in ‘Wolf Hall’ Trailer

The BBC have released the first trailer for the upcoming six-part drama Wolf Hall, featuring Damian Lewis of Homeland in the role of England’s most notorious king, Henry VIII. Based on the bestselling series of novels by Hilary Mantel, Wolf Hall tells the story of the rise to power of Thomas Cromwell, the trusted advisor to Henry who was a key […]

‘Romeo And Juliet’ Premiere  – The 8th Rome Film Festival

Movember Snapshot: 10 British Actors Sporting Moustaches

It’s November and you know what that means: men donning moustaches worldwide in the name of prostate cancer awareness. While some of our favorite Brits might be sprouting whiskers in support of the cause, warming their upper lip for a role, or wearing a lip wig as a fashion statement, it’s a bit of fun to take a […]


Snapshot: 12 British Actors Rocking Cravats in Period Dramas

If you thought our post on British celebs wearing kilts was sexy, then check out these gents decked out in cravats. The cravat, a type of men’s neckwear, became popular in England during the 17th century. The trend didn’t stop there: Sherlock‘s Martin Freeman has been seen out-and-about wearing modern day cravats on the red carpet. It’s not […]

Dame Maggie Smith, John Barrowman and Daniel Day Lewis

Daniel Day-Lewis, Maggie Smith and John Barrowman Honored by the Queen

The Queen’s Birthday Honours List was announced yesterday, and it seems we have a new theatrical sir to add to an already enormously impressive list. Daniel Day-Lewis is to receive a knighthood, putting the three-time Oscar winner on a par with Sirs Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellen and Kenneth Branagh. He is one of 1,149 people […]

Damian Lewis in Homeland

Damian Lewis Set to Star in Spy Flick ‘Our Kind of Traitor’

Homeland’s Damian Lewis joins fellow Brits Ewan McGregor and Naomie Harris in the film adaptation of John le Carré’s espionage novel Our Kind of Traitor, reports Variety. Our Kind of Traitor revolves around an English couple, Perry (McGregor) and Gail (Harris), while on holiday in the Caribbean who meet a Russian businessman by the name of […]

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