Articles Tagged 'Jeeves and Wooster'


5 British Literary Characters That Made a Comeback

Some literary creations are so potent they cannot be contained by one book, one series, or one author alone. They may make the move from the page to the stage, from the stage to the radio, from the radio to the television, and from the television to the movie screen, but what happens then? Well, […]


Fraser’s Phrases: The Correct Use Of ‘Cheerio’

Being exceptionally keen Anglophiles and fond followers of every linguistic tic and nuance that comes from the British Isles, you won’t need to read this. But that does not mean it can be left unsaid. For reasons I am not entirely clear about, there seems to be a relatively common misunderstanding around the word cheerio […]

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10 TV Shows That Explain British Culture

British life – from the bassinet to the crematorium –  has been dissected, examined and reflected back through the prism of the TV since the earliest, pre-war transmissions from Alexandra Palace in London. And for a small island, there’s a surprising amount of stuff to get through, not least because some of the nation exists on […]