• Tea Pong & Havarti cheese; Must be time for ‘Downton Abbey’!

    Tea Pong & Havarti cheese; Must be time for ‘Downton Abbey’!

    For those that thought Downton Abbey was only for the 50-somethings and over Anglophile, think again. There’s a new audience demo in town and they are putting aside their traditional beer pong red Solo cups every Sunday evening for a bit of Havarti cheese, a proper cup of tea and a heavy dose of their favorite English […]

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  • Michael Kitchen plugs in for ‘Foyle’s War’ theme

    Michael Kitchen plugs in for ‘Foyle’s War’ theme

    For good reason, the UK is all-abuzz about the new series of Foyle’s War, which started this past Sunday on ITV. Beginning with the last set of programs, the Anthony Horowitz drama moved from World War II through the struggles of post-war rebuilding to a much less visible but just as important war, the Cold […]

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  • ‘Doctor Who’ theme as performed by an all-Robot Orchestra

    ‘Doctor Who’ theme as performed by an all-Robot Orchestra

    Leave it to CNET to find the perfect way for British telly fans to end 2014 and dive head first into 2015 with the Doctor Who theme performed by an all-robot orchestra! Well, almost all-robots….there are a few humans allowed in the band this year. As part of this year’s Royal Institution Christmas Lectures on […]

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  • Happy 80th, Dame Judi Dench!

    Happy 80th, Dame Judi Dench!

    This pic is from our Summer 2010 interview with Dame Judi Dench for the PBS special, Behind the Britcom: From Script to Screen. She was absolutely the most delightful person on the planet, bar none. What struck us the most was her admitting that what terrified her the most was the time right before going onstage […]

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  • Hugh Laurie added to cast of HBO's Veep

    Hugh Laurie added to cast of HBO's Veep

    Approximately three years removed from his brilliant portrayal of Dr. Gregory House, the pain medication-dependent, unconventional, misanthropic medical genius, TVLine.com reports that Hugh Laurie is returning to the small screen to join the cast of Veep, the HBO political comedy series which stars Julia Louis-Dreyfus as the country’s vice-president-turned-Commander-in-Chief. While this will be Laurie’s first […]

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  • It's "Christmas at Downton Abbey" just in time for the holidays

    It's "Christmas at Downton Abbey" just in time for the holidays

    I know, I’m going against my better judgement and have succumbed to the unthinkable by discussing Christmas before Thanksgiving, but this is too good to pass up. As the UK has all but put a lid on the 5th series of Downton Abbey with only the Christmas episode to go, it’s now all about American […]

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  • The Craig Ferguson/Peter Capaldi 80's punk band connection

    The Craig Ferguson/Peter Capaldi 80's punk band connection

    Who knew (or remembers) that the current host of The Late Late Show, Craig Ferguson, and the newest Traveling Time Lord (Peter Capaldi) go way back. As the story goes, Ferguson began as a drummer in a rock band called Exposure. He then joined a punk band called The Bastards from Hell, which was later […]

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  • Tom Hiddleston to star as Hank Williams in "I Saw the Light"

    Tom Hiddleston to star as Hank Williams in "I Saw the Light"

    Tom Hiddleston has been tagged for the title role in the Hank Williams biopic, I Saw the Light. The Westminster-born star of The Avengers, Thor, War Horse, Woody Allen’s Midnight in Paris and the BBC’s Hollow Crown series, will portray the “King of the Hillbillies” in a film about the country music star’s life. Williams […]

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