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Joanna Scanlan

‘Getting On’s Joanna Scanlan Talks About Nudity in ‘Invisible Woman’ and More

Comic actress Joanna Scanlan is anything but invisible in The Invisible Woman, her new movie opening in U.S. theaters on Dec. 25. A full-figured gal, she gets resplendently naked in the biopic about 19th century novelist Charles Dickens. Ralph Fiennes, who also directed, plays the author. “The nude scene was in the script. It didn’t concern me particularly at all,” says Scanlan, […]

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HBO’s Newest British Remake ‘Getting On’ Starts Sunday

It’s déjà vu all over again, to quote baseball sage Yogi Berra out of context. The latest British TV show to get an American makeover, Getting On, the scathing BBC Four comedy series about nurses working in the geriatric unit of a National Health Service hospital, has its premiere this Sunday (Nov. 24) at 10 p.m. on HBO. […]

David Walliams and Catherine Tate in ‘Big School’

WATCH: David Walliams and Catherine Tate Star In ‘Big School’

Education, as is so often said, is the passport to the future. And in this case, the future holds six episodes of a new comedy show set in a British secondary school and starring David Walliams, Catherine Tate and a small, but carefully-selected gang of actors that should be very well known to Anglophenians. It’s […]

Britain’s Funniest Females: Who Are They?

When it comes to British comedy, compiling a top list of who's the greatest is a pretty large task. But for the females in that category, the roll call is endless: Mollie Sugden, Tracey Ullman, and Victoria Wood are just a few who've dazzled us with their hysterical banter over the years. This week, The […]