Articles Tagged 'Ian McKellan'

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10 Things Americans Love About Brits

From how we speak to what we eat, the U.S. is mad about everything British. 1. Our accents As a Brit living in America, I veer between extreme speaking-related self-consciousness – like when I have to ask for budder instead of butter in a restaurant – and believing, thanks to a steady flow of compliments […]

Roundup: David Frankel to Direct Paul Potts Biopic

Three years ago, inspiring opera singer Paul Potts charmed the hearts of Britain's Got Talent with his stunning rendition of "Nessun dorma" from Puccini's Turandot. Judge Amanda Holden was brought to tears, while Simon Cowell called his performance "a breath of fresh air". Since winning the TV talent competition, the 40-year-old entertainer has become an […]