Articles Tagged 'Harry Enfield'

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9 Surprising Family Ties of British Celebrities (and an Urban Myth)

We already know about Benedict Cumberbatch being distantly related to most of the genuine people he plays (Alan Turing and Richard III in particular), and anyone that hasn’t spotted a distinct family resemblance between Joan Collins the actress and Jackie Collins the writer (clue: they both have their father’s surname) isn’t really paying attention. But here are […]

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WATCH: How Well Do You Know British Comedy?

For some Americans, knowledge of British comedy runs the gamut from Monty Python to Richard Curtis romantic comedies to, well, Benny Hill. Talented comedians them all, to be sure. But if you really want to be a connoisseur of U.K. humor, you’ll need a few more foundations. In this episode of the Anglophenia video series, […]

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The Five Most Angst-Ridden British Teenagers Ever

Tomorrow night (6/6, and 10pm/9c) BBCAMERICA is showing the first episode of the unorthodox zombie teen drama In the Flesh, which features a young man called Keiron, who suffers from partially-deceased syndrome. Being dead has got to put a blight on your teenage years, right? I mean you may believe yourself to have suffered during […]

Who Does The Best Michael Caine Impression?

In a recent interview to promote the film Cars 2, Michael Caine was asked about all the people who have attempted an impersonation of his unique way of speaking over the years. And let’s face facts; there have been enough of them (and by ‘them,’ I mean ‘us’). His response was as generous and affectionate […]

Lily Allen Marries Sam Cooper, With Surprise Announcement

For all that she tends to go into battle with other celebrities at the drop of a hat and bring the wrath of the internet down on herself, for suggesting that people should maybe pay for the music they listen to sometimes, it would take a pretty hardened heart not to have wished Lily Allen […]