Mark your calendars! It's the 2013 Shed of the Year competition.

Over the past year, we’ve seen TARDIS cat houses, TARDIS refrigerators and TARDIS designed houses. The latest in TARDIS creations is David Lifton’s shed in Little Benton, Newcastle. Now comes the moment you’ve been waiting for. The entries for the Shed of the Year competition are in and your favorite time traveling police box is […]

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It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas – QI style

If you adhere to the QI principle that everything in the Universe is interesting if looked at closely enough, for long enough, or from the right angle, you’ll go far in the world. The QI empire, with the BBC television series as its centerpiece, was created by former BBC writer and producer, John Lloyd and […]

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BH3 – It's not easy 'being human'

If you’re not familiar with Being Human, it’s not quite the boy meets girl story that seems to populate much of British television these days. Ok, maybe it’s a 21st century adaptation. More of a vampire meets werewolf meets ghost, get a flat in Bristol and try to live amongst the masses. The long-awaited Being […]

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Super Bowl tailgating do's and don'ts – a British perspective

As the world prepares for today’s ‘big game’ (evidently, we’re not allowed to call it by its real name due to potential copyright infringement), there are those that take the art of tailgating as serious as they take the game. With all the festivities going on this week leading up to the game, having heard […]

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More on British sitcoms: Class warfare on the horizon?

Working class sitcoms vs. Blue collar comedy. Fawlty Towers vs. Father Ted. The Telegraph vs. The Guardian. No matter what side you’re on in this rather ridiculous issue, what viewers ultimately want is good comedy. While Telegraph readers tend to lean more towards the Conservative Party and a centre-right view, the majority of the Guardian readers […]

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Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth's Christmas message – circa 1957

Can’t let Christmas Day go by without setting the Way Back machine to 1957 to take a look at the Queen’s first televised Christmas message 54 years ago to the people of England. Love the opening comments stating that “…television has made it possible for many of you to see me in your homes on […]

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Life imitates Art in The Good Life

Over the course of our Behind the Britcom interviews with Richard Briers and Penelope Keith from The Good Life (Good Neighbors in the U.S.), it was quite clear not only from the actors point of view, but also from the writer, Bob Larbey, that Tom and Barbara Good’s concept of self-sufficiency is more relevant today […]

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