Articles Tagged 'Jamie Bamber'

Vote in the Anglo Fan Favorites Tournament: The Men of 2011

VOTING IN ROUND 1 IS CLOSED… CONGRATS TO THE CHAMPION, ALAN RICKMAN Which guy is the ultimate Anglophile fan favorite of 2011? Colin Firth or Sean Bean? David Tennant or Damian Lewis? Ricky Gervais or Simon Pegg? The choice is yours: we’re pitting 32 of Britain’s (and a couple of Ireland’s) most popular male TV […]

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Five ‘Secretly British’ Stars of the Silver Screen

They are among us. They look like us, they speak like us, and they’ve fully absorbed our way of life. But they are most assuredly not like us. When they let their guards down, those hard ‘R’s start dropping, and the “blimeys” and “brilliants” start creeping into conversation. They privately listen to Take That like […]

Pilot Season: Which British Actors Saw Their TV Shows Picked Up?

Jason Isaacs and Ioan Gruffudd made the cut. As did Robert Carlyle and Shelley Conn. But shows from Minnie Driver and Robin Hood actress Lucy Griffiths were not included when the broadcast networks announced their 2011-12 TV schedules at upfronts this week. And although NBC’s remake of Prime Suspect is moving forward, it will premiere […]

WATCH: ‘Law & Order: UK’ British Justice Video

What can you learn about the British justice system from Law & Order: UK? Loads of stuff, apparently. BBC America and Whirled Creative guru Joe Sabia have produced a cheeky little video guide that has been picked up by several sites over the past couple of days. The second season of Law & Order: UK […]

Law and Order UK’ To Air on BBC AMERICA

BBC AMERICA’s press team just announced that Law & Order UK will air on the channel, premiering Sunday, October 3 at 10:30 pm ET with following episodes airing on Fridays at 9 pm ET. The uniquely British take on Dick Wolf‘s procedural franchise has an insane all-star cast – there’s Battlestar Galactica‘s Jamie Bamber, Doctor […]

Law & Order UK Does Away with the Classic Theme

I’m not sure how I feel about the new theme, which premiered last night in the UK. Way too adrenaline-laced and bombastic – heavy on the brass and light on the woodwinds. What, you Britons got something against the clarinet? A small aside: my new goal in life is to become a cold cut in […]

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