Articles Tagged 'David Walliams'

Agatha Christie: Four Heroines That Make Her an Unlikely Feminist Icon

Despite being one of the most famous authors of all time, Agatha Christie has sometimes been criticized for featuring stale gender stereotypes in her books and plays. But in fact, she fought Victorian literary conventions, which saw women painted as frivolous and focused on men, to bring the public gutsy females with great minds. Christie’s […]

Sue Townsend

RIP Sue Townsend, Creator of Adrian Mole

True Anglophiles will either already have an idea who Adrian Mole is, or will have an enormous treat ahead of them when they find out. Whereas anyone who lived in Britain during the ’80s and ’90s will already know, and will be saddened by the news that his creator, Sue Townsend, has died at the […]

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WATCH: Helena Bonham Carter in the ‘Great Expectations’ Trailer

Director Mike Newell’s film adaptation of Charles Dickens’ Great Expectations, starring the Britished up cast of Jeremy Irvine (War Horse), Toby Irvine, Holliday Grainger (The Borgias), Ralph Fiennes, Robbie Coltrane, Sally Hawkins, Jason Flemyng, William Ellis, David Walliams and 2013 Anglo Fan Favorite semifinalist Helena Bonham Carter, has been on the shelf for an entire year but great […]

David Walliams and Catherine Tate in ‘Big School’

WATCH: David Walliams and Catherine Tate Star In ‘Big School’

Education, as is so often said, is the passport to the future. And in this case, the future holds six episodes of a new comedy show set in a British secondary school and starring David Walliams, Catherine Tate and a small, but carefully-selected gang of actors that should be very well known to Anglophenians. It’s […]

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David Walliams Welcomes Baby Boy

Little Britain’s David Walliams, 41, and his wife Lara Stone, 29, welcomed the birth of their first child, a baby boy, on Sunday, May 5, 2013, reports The Independent. Walliams hasn’t released an official statement but he sent out a huge thanks on Twitter confirming the little one’s arrival : So many beautiful messages saying congratulations. Thanks […]

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Brit Binge Watching: Five British Sitcoms You Can View Online

We’ve been highlighting popular British TV shows currently on-air in the U.K. with our series What Are Brits Watching? You’ve been asking, “What about the U.S.?” and we’ve been listening. The new shows aren’t available here just yet, but there are plenty of British shows streaming online: 1. Black Books In this TV show, Bernard […]

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