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5 Vintage British Things That Made a Comeback

Just for the sake of variety, let’s take Doctor Who and Sherlock Holmes as read, and see what else we can find, shall we? The Cornish Language The Cornish people spoke a Celtic language called Kernowek (or Kernewek), which shares a similar root to that of Welsh and Breton. Despite having effectively died out as […]

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Watch: ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ Kicks Off

The tenth season of Strictly Come Dancing kicked off this past weekend with live coverage of celebrity contestants paired with their dance partners including Olympic cyclist Victoria Pendleton, TV presenter Johnny Ball and former supermodel Jerry Hall. BBC One provides a complete list of all 14 celebrity contestants. The show airs Saturday evening on BBC […]

News Roundup: Steve Coogan’s Alan Partridge And His Autobiography

We’ve no idea why Steve Coogan, fresh from a triumphant performance alongside Rob Brydon in the BBC reality sitcom The Trip, has suddenly decided to revamp his most celebrated creation – Alan Partridge, the egomaniac failed TV and radio presenter – and frankly, we don’t care. We’re just happy that not only has there been […]

Royal Roundup: William and Kate Rule at Wimbledon

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were all smiles when attending Wimbledon earlier this afternoon (June 27). Sitting in the royal box at Centre Court, the seemingly comfortable royal newlyweds watched Britain’s Andy Murray best France’s Richard Gasquet in three straight sets during the fourth round, The Daily Mail reports. Mr. and Mrs. Wales also […]

Lily Allen Wanted for ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ Panel

Strictly Come Dancing judge Alesha Dixon has apparently been doing some brainstorming over who might bring some fresh perspective to the celebrated British dance competition next season. And one celebrity that she’d personally like to see on the critics panel is English pop singer-turned-fashion maven Lily Allen. “Lily would be great on the Strictly panel,” […]

‘Doctor Who’ Star Katherine Jenkins Engaged

Wedding bells are in the air! Opera singer Katherine Jenkins is set to tie the knot with her longtime beau, television personality Gethin Jones, BBC News reports. Jenkins — who earned her biggest acting gig yet with the role of Abigail Pettigrew in the 2010 Doctor Who Christmas special, “A Christmas Carol,” — was vacationing […]

John Barrowman Wins ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ Holiday Special

We already know that John Barrowman can strut his stuff on a theater stage. But this Christmas, the 43-year-old Torchwood and Doctor Who star showcased his ballroom dancing skills when he was crowned the winner of Strictly Come Dancing‘s one-off holiday special, The BBC reports. Barrowman and dance partner Kristina Rihanoff dazzled judges with their […]

Torchwood’ Star John Barrowman Goes ‘Dancing’

Torchwood‘s John Barrowman will slip into his boogie shoes to compete in the one-off Strictly Come Dancing Christmas special, which is expected to air in the UK on Christmas Day. The actor, who played omnisexual Captain Jack Harkness on both Doctor Who and Torchwood, tells The Sun: “I’m ecstatic – I’ve watched ‘Strictly’ since the […]

Are You a Fan of Dancing with the Stars?

Check out this lovely Viennese waltz from the British version of Dancing with the Stars, Strictly Come Dancing. This dance scored perfect 10s from all four Strictly judges. The dancers are actress Ali Bastian (formerly Becca Dean on Hollyoaks) and American-born professional Brian Fortuna.

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