Articles Tagged 'Lily Allen'

Doctor Martens in action (Photo: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

10 British Brands You’ll Have Discovered in UK Pop Culture

Language is just one of the hurdles it’s necessary to get over in order to foster better understanding and communication between the U.S. and the U.K. And as it looks like we’re going to be debating spellings for a while to come, it’s probably a good time to also try and clear up any confusion […]

Billie Piper, Pierce Brosnan and Emilia Fox

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 […]

John Lewis Christmas Advert 2014

Festive British Twitter Lampoonery in #FutureJohnLewisAds

As has been the tradition for the last few years, the retail outlet John Lewis has released their annual advert for Christmas, and once again it’s a heartwarming tale of unexpected love set to the soundtrack of a downbeat and mournful version of a well known pop song. Last year Lily Allen did melancholy things […]

Sam Smith

Why You Should Care About Sam Smith

At the moment, pop music seems to be trying to work out whether it wants to be cool or hot, whether the dancefloor is full enough to perhaps try singing about things that are not dancing/you being a sexy girl, or to continue finding more extravagant metaphors describing the extent to which it is going […]

Crimson Horror

10 British Acting Families (Who Are Not the Redgraves)

This week Doctor Who fans will get to see mother-daughter duo Dame Diana Rigg and Rachael Stirling in “The Crimson Horror.” The actresses will also be playing a mother-daughter pair in the show with Rigg as Winifred Gillyflower and Stirling as Ada Gillyflower. This is not the first British family affair in show business, let […]

The Brit List: Five Great Mark Ronson Collaborations

For no other reason than it’s his 37th birthday, and he’s just as London as he is New York (and therefore the perfect model of Anglophenian man) here’s a brief tapdance across Mark Ronson’s illustrious (and very collaborative) career to date: “Slow Down Baby” – Christina Aguilera It’s funny to think that Mark worked on […]

Lily Allen: Pregnant Again?

Despite looking for all the world as if she has taken a step back from showbiz in order to raise her daughter Ethel, Lily Allen (or, to give her married name, Lily Cooper), has actually been incredibly busy of late. She’s been working on the score for the Bridget Jones stage musical, continuing work on […]

News Roundup: Lily Allen Broke James Corden’s Heart

It’s horrible being infatuated, isn’t it? Trying to cross a cavernous divide using only hope and misread clues as a bridge, and all the time wondering whether it’s going to be worth it, whether you’ll get all the way over and then fall into the abyss. It must be ten times harder to go through […]

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