Articles tagged british tv

6 Oct 2016 // 7:15 AM

Why Isn’t American TV Comedy Funny?

It's as if Americans are afraid to find anything funny about their reality.

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Jimmy Fallon and SNL With French Subtitles? Oui, Please!

Live from New York it’s Saturday Night Live (albeit broadcast one week later, with French subtitles on an obscure cable channel)!

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An Impressive Look at the Evolution of the British TV Documentary

Most of the films in Visions of Change: Volume 1 - BBC 1951-1967 consists of writerly texts that challenge viewers to conceive of their meaning in new and unexpected ways.

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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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Here Comes the Bloom: Timothy Bloom Takes Hip-Hop to the Sock-Hop

// Sound Affects

"More sock-hop than hip-hop, soulster Timothy Bloom does a stunning '50s revamp on contemporary R&B.

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