Articles Tagged 'Romola Garai'

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Brit Binge Watching: 10 Little-Seen Brit Gems You Can Stream Online

We all have our favorite British TV programs, whether it be Doctor Who, AbFab, Gavin and Stacey, The IT Crowd, Doc Martin, Black Books, Sherlock, Downton Abbey … (whew, take a breath) the list could go on for ages. But there’s more out there. Lots more. And where is this British treasure trove you ask? These little-seen […]


Brits with Birthdays: Ringo Starr, Jean Marsh, Jennifer Saunders

Ringo Starr can sing a verse or two of “When I’m 64” to celebrate his birthday next Sunday, but only if he changes the number in the lyric to 73. Yes, Beatles fans, the Fab Four’s drummer turns 73 on July 7, one of several famous Brits who’ll be marking their natal day this week. […]

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WATCH: Warm Up with Heated British Costume Drama Scenes

It’s that heartwarming time of year that only rolls around once. You guessed it, it’s time to get cozy on the couch with that special loved one – yep, your laptop – and check out some heated scenes from British costume dramas. The Young Victoria The new bride (Emily Blunt) doesn’t have time to take a proper honeymoon, […]


Where Else Have You Spotted the Cast of ‘The Hour’?

Put on your horn-rimmed glasses and break out the ’50s-inspired cocktails! The second season of The Hour, with its tremendously talented ensemble cast, premieres on BBC America tonight (November 28) at 9/8c. As with most British productions, The Hour has an abundance of familiar faces. Before you watch tonight’s episode and go running to IMDB, let’s get […]

For Your Consideration: ‘The Hour’s Romola Garai, Golden Globe Nominee

In The Hour, Golden Globe nominee Romola Garai’s challenges as an actress seem particularly close to the on-screen job responsibilities of her character, television producer Bel Rowley. She’s got to keep everything going, despite seemingly impossible balancing acts. She’s a pioneer several times over – a woman in the male-dominated world of journalism, creating an […]

Golden Globes: Dramaville’s ‘The Hour,’ ‘Luther’ Score Nominations

The Golden Globe nominations were announced this morning, and there was a veritable buffet of mentions for Brits, including some faces familiar to viewers of BBC America’s Dramaville lineup. Luther‘s Idris Elba and The Hour‘s Dominic West were nominated for Best Actor in a Miniseries or Made-for-TV Movie, while West’s Hour co-star Romola Garai grabbed […]

WATCH: How BBC America’s ‘The Hour’ Recreated 1950s Britain

As Mad Men and films like Good Night, and Good Luck showed us, the “neat and tidy” 1950s had striking parallels to the present day. But, man, they truly had style back then, didn’t they? Conservative, yet with a rip-roaring undercurrent of sex. BBC America’s new drama The Hour, which goes behind-the-scenes of a fictional […]

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