• Graham Norton anyone? Maybe WILTY? 10 O'Clock Live maybe?

    Graham Norton anyone? Maybe WILTY? 10 O'Clock Live maybe?

    Ever planned a trip to New York or Los Angeles, business or vacation, and part of the planning centered around trying to be in the studio audience for your favorite game show or talk show such as Dave or Conan? Full disclosure before we go any further. I’m guilty having been in the studio audience […]

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  • Happy British Pie Week 2011!

    Happy British Pie Week 2011!

    Whether you celebrate with a large gathering of friends at a local pub or in the quiet of your own home with a few close friends, take a moment this week to pay homage to the great British Pie during British Pie Week 2011, March 7-11, 2011. Makes no difference if you go with the classic […]

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  • The Real King's Speech – 1939

    The Real King's Speech – 1939

    The Golden Globes have come and gone. The BAFTA’s are but a faint memory. All eyes are now focused on Sunday, 27 February and the Academy Awards. It’s Oscar time. With The King’s Speech, hopefully, set to sweep the top awards including Best Picture, Best Actor (Colin Firth), Best Supporting Actress (Helena Bonham Carter) and […]

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  • 2011 BAFTA's – British film's biggest night of the year

    2011 BAFTA's – British film's biggest night of the year

    BAFTA‘s…Grammy’s. Grammy’s…BAFTA’s. Hmmmm. Sorry, not even close. Royal Albert Hall wins. The British even do awards programs better than anyone. In what is, traditionally, Britain’s biggest night of the year to celebrate film, rarely, do they ever disappoint. This year was no exception. I have to admit, I was apprehensive going into the evening with […]

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  • I'll take the United Kingdom for $100, Alex

    I'll take the United Kingdom for $100, Alex

    Thanks to our good friend over at Smitten by Britain (@smittnbybritain on Twitter) for finding this recently. Having, sadly, been called out for this once before in a previous lifetime, I thought I should be the first to study in addition to sharing with others. If you do your homework, you’ll definitely be ready for […]

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  • Monday scattershooting….Paul the alien, Ricky Gervais, Bond23 and more….

    Monday scattershooting….Paul the alien, Ricky Gervais, Bond23 and more….

    Meet Paul, the 21st century E.T., premiering tonight Simon Pegg and Nick Frost, the genius minds behind Hot Fuzz and Shaun of the Dead, star as two sci-fi geeks whose pilgrimage takes them to America’s UFO heartland, where they meet ‘Paul‘, an alien who alters their universe forever. Let’s just say, this isn’t your parents E.T. The film premieres tonight in […]

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  • On the Set with Charles Brogdon

    On the Set with Charles Brogdon

    This is just plain cool. No big revelation about your favorite British comedy series or your favorite British star, just someone doing something they love and wanting to share with others. Charles Brogdon’s flickr page tells the story of On the Set: Mini Studio Sets. In Charles’ own words, he explains where his passion for […]

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  • Scattershooting on a Monday….Downton Abbey, Judi Dench and more

    Scattershooting on a Monday….Downton Abbey, Judi Dench and more

    More trolling around the Internets bringing you more tidbits of witty banter to amaze your friends with at parties…. Downton Abbey production begins in February We reported last week that Downton Abbey is set to go into production next month in the UK. Now that the second or four episodes has come and gone on […]

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  • Take the UK to US TV export challenge

    Take the UK to US TV export challenge

    With all of our talk over the last 14 months about the US “difficulty” with respect to exporting brilliant UK product and putting the U.S stamp on it, whether it be comedy or drama (seems like we’ve mastered the art of the game show/reality show remake), the BBC has come up with a quick 7-question […]

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