Articles tagged british tv

Land of Soap and Glory: An Ode to British TV

If you type the word “doctor” in the Wikipedia search box, “Doctor Who” appears ahead of “doctorate”. Now that’s cultural relevance for you.

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‘The Saint’ Is a Charming Fairy Tale in the Form of a Spy Mystery

Effortlessly charming and infinitely resourceful, Roger Moore's Simon Templar sets the world to rights in hourly installments in The Saint.

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One of England’s most enduring characters, Robin Hood, swings back into action in one of several sparkling new DVD sets recently released by BBC

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5 May 2009 // 12:59 PM

Spies light up dark corners on British TV

If you thought British TV was only good for overwrought costume dramas, look again. Look no further than last weekend’s 10th highest-grossing flick, “State

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Scottish actor Robbie Coltrane (“Cracker” “Harry Potter”) admits that he’s a gypsy, and will probably never change. “When I started to be successful in

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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