• London Underground Tube Map gets Shakespearian makeover for 400th

    London Underground Tube Map gets Shakespearian makeover for 400th

    Shakespeare is believed to have died on his birthday, 23 April 1616, in Stratford-upon-Avon. To honor his life this year, there have been endless efforts put together across the land this weekend to celebrate the Bard’s 400th anniversary from television to film to theatre and classical music. One of the most creative and interesting celebrations, however, […]

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  • Ok, David Tennant, what did you do with Shakespeare’s head?

    Ok, David Tennant, what did you do with Shakespeare’s head?

    Designed to mark the 400th anniversary since the death of William Shakespeare, a recent Channel 4 documentary focused its cameras on the first ever archaeological investigation of Shakespeare’s grave in Holy Trinity Church in Stratford-Upon-Avon, and appears to have concluded that, wait for it…wait for it…his head quite probably is missing. Shakespeare’s Tomb, which will transmit in the […]

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  • Celebrating ‘National Pi(e) Day’ with a trip to Manze’s, The Home of Pie ‘n’ Mash…and eel!

    Celebrating ‘National Pi(e) Day’ with a trip to Manze’s, The Home of Pie ‘n’ Mash…and eel!

    Technically, while there are those that felt National Pi Day was more important last year (3.14.15), I’m going with the ‘statistically’ more accurate and significant celebration this year and 2016 as officially the best ‘National Pi Day’ ever. You see, if you round up 3.14159265359, you get 3.1416 or March 14, 2016. What would the celebration […]

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  • Your ‘ultimate Downton Abbey map guide’ to filming locations!

    Your ‘ultimate Downton Abbey map guide’ to filming locations!

    In just a few short weeks (March 6th, to be exact), the doors will shut for the final time at Downton Abbey. Before Carson closes the door, for one last time, the sun will stream through the windows and light up the magnificent house even without the benefit of those electricity vapors the Dowager Countess so feared were swirling […]

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  • Julian Fellowes’s Belgravia up next for ‘Downton Abbey’ creator

    Julian Fellowes’s Belgravia up next for ‘Downton Abbey’ creator

    The doors of Downton haven’t even shuttered yet and Julian Fellowes already has something in the works. The Downton Abbey creator/writer heads to the world of online for his next project, a new story in 11 episodes, published week by week, which will tell the story of Belgravia – London’s grandest postcode. Just in case Belgravia sounds familiar […]

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  • Why did the Dalek cross the (Abbey) Road?

    Why did the Dalek cross the (Abbey) Road?

    To ‘exterminate’ the other side, perhaps? Before we can even speculate on any potential implications and/or additional explanations as to why, I think someone needs to answer the question as to why both the Doctor and Clara would allow a Dalek to be behind them. Walking across Abbey Road is dangerous enough these days without […]

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  • Fawlty Towers’ Gleneagles Hotel to get retirement living makeover?

    Fawlty Towers’ Gleneagles Hotel to get retirement living makeover?

    40 years ago this coming Saturday, the first episode of, arguably, the best comedy series ever to be shown on telly premiered on BBC2. Fawlty Towers has long been said to have been based on the experiences of the Monty Python comedy team staying at the Gleneagles Hotel in the seaside town of Torquay. The idea came from […]

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