Articles Tagged 'The Walking Dead'

The British Walking Dead (Pic: AMC/Mark Runnacles/Getty Images)

If American TV Shows Were Remade for Britain

In the magpie world of TV, hot new ideas for TV shows scoot across the Atlantic in both directions all the time. For every show that started in the U.K. and became something else in the U.S. (The Office, Sanford and Son), there are just as many that started as a bright idea in an […]

Andrew Lincoln

Brit Binge Watching: If You Like ‘The Walking Dead’ …

British actor Andrew Lincoln returns in the much-anticipated fourth season of the The Walking Dead, which premiered on AMC on October 13, 2013, as Rick Grimes. We give Lincoln credit for surviving the zombie-infested community for so long. Maybe he watched Simon Pegg and Nick Frost‘s zombie survival guide: Danger! 50,000 Zombies. BBC Culture examines fans’ […]

Joanna Lumley in ‘Game of Thrones’. Ish.

WATCH: Joanna Lumley Act Out ‘Game of Thrones’

It’s a Friday. You don’t want to read anything complicated, and I don’t want to write it. Save that stuff for a Monday when you need to feel dragged into distracting blog posts by an enticing trail of flighty words and sticky concepts, as a way to escape the yawning maw of the week ahead. […]

Brits Playing American Actors

10 British TV Actors Posing as Americans

There’s a number of British actors putting their infectious accent on the shelf and donning American personas for our viewing pleasure. Let’s take a peek at British actors currently on American TV: 1. Tom Weston-Jones  Tom Weston-Jones was born in England, raised in Dubai and plays an Irish-American cop in BBC AMERICA’s Copper as Detective […]


WATCH: Karen Gillan’s ‘Walking Dead’ Skin Care Ad for ‘Nerdist’

Many people have called Karen Gillan “drop-dead gorgeous,” but I hardly think they meant it quite like this. The former Doctor Who companion submitted to a zombie makeover for a special Walking Dead-inspired installment of BBC AMERICA’s The Nerdist, hosted by The Talking Dead‘s Chris Hardwick. The result is a series of z’Ombéal skin care […]


British Breakout Interview: Jamie N Commons, Modern Bluesman

Call it a rock ‘n’ roll Ellis Island: BBC AMERICA’s New York office is now a first stop for British singers and bands on their way to conquering America. We’re inviting those tour-weary Brits in for a moment’s rest, offering them the home comforts of tea and biscuits, and getting them to open up about […]

The Walking Dead: Andrew Lincoln’s British Accent In Full Effect

From where I’m sitting, at the South-Western-most corner of Great Britain, biggest of the British Isles, it seems inconceivable that anyone would be unaware that Andrew Lincoln, star of The Walking Dead, is a British actor, with a British accent. And yet, from what I understand, fans of the show are either ignorant of this, […]


Introducing David Morrissey: Five Great Roles Before ‘The Walking Dead’

Season three of The Walking Dead, AMC’s post-apocalyptic thriller, premieres on Sunday, with British actor David Morrissey as The Governor. The self declared Governor, whose name is actually Brian Blake, appears in the original comic book series the TV show is based on. Blake initially comes across as a fair and focused leader but is seduced by […]

Load More