Articles Tagged 'Mackenzie Crook'

Fall TV 2013 FINAL

A Guide: Who’s British on American Fall TV?

Fall has arrived and with its changing leaves comes the return of the new primetime season. Our favorite shows may be coming off hiatus, but there will be plenty of new ones to get your claws hooked into, and with them, some familiar British faces. (Some of them even speaking in their own native accents!) […]

25 Years Since ‘The Great Storm’

On the night of October 15th, 1987, Britain was rocked by an extremely strong, and extremely unusual storm. It wasn’t a hurricane, because hurricanes are a tropical phenomenon, but it wasn’t NOT a hurricane either, being of hurricane strength. This confusion was reflected in the weather forecasts of the time, including this notorious moment where […]


The Brit List: Top Ten British Character Actors in Movies Today

It’s well known among actors that while leading roles may afford the most screen time and biggest pay checks, supporting roles offer the greater acting challenges and often juiciest lines and scenes. As Britain’s Eddie Marsan, one of the most talented character actors working today, once said, “I have friends who are leading men, and […]

Summer of London: Five Great British Comedies on iTunes

With the new BBC America docu-comedy Twenty Twelve premiering Thursday (June 28) at 9/8c, we thought it might be fun to “‘av a laugh” by checking out iTunes where BBC America is giggling its way through Summer of London with free and discounted episodes of comedies on iTunes, including the ones listed below. 1.) The Office, […]

The British ‘Office’: Where Are They Now? (Gallery)

This Saturday (July 9) marks the 10th anniversary of the very first episode of The Office appearing on BBC2. Back then, everyone involved was either just starting a career, or had been kicking around at the fringes of success for a while without much of a breakthrough. There were no stars, and no one thought there were going to be…

Tony Noms: Daniel Radcliffe Snubbed, Joanna Lumley Honored

The Tony nominations were announced this morning (May 3) to honor achievements on the Broadway stage, and I’m sure Daniel Radcliffe‘s face is still smarting from the heavy slap just dealt to him by the Theatre Wing. In spite of his months of arduous dance and voice training, the Harry Potter star was denied a […]