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Brit Book Roundup: David Starkey’s Magna Carta, Story of Stonehenge, British Weather, Eat Like a Londoner and More!

We get quite a few British related books here at Anglotopia towers, more than we can read in a lifetime (do not register this as a complaint, we can never have enough books about Britain!) So, in an effort to clear the slush pile, here’s...Show More Summary

Great Britons: Alan Turing – Father of the Modern Computer Age Who Helped Save Britain During World War II

Alan Turing is widely seen as the father of computing and artificial intelligence. His work in WWII on breaking the German Enigma codes saved many ships and lives and was instrumental in the allied victory. His theories and early programmes...Show More Summary

Welsh Corgis: Welsh Corgi Dressed at the 12 Doctors from Doctor Who Will Melt Your Heart

This video doesn’t require much of an introduction. It features an adorable Welsh Corgi dressed up at the 12 Doctors from Doctor Who. Can’t say awwww enough. The post Welsh Corgis: Welsh Corgi Dressed at the 12 Doctors from Doctor Who Will Melt Your Heart appeared first on

Guest Post: Top 10 Things Not To Ask A British Person

  Editor’s note: The following is a guest post from British Expat Jo Rosz and is meant all in good humour. The more I travel, the more I love talking about my homeland, it’s traditions, it’s culture, the food, our pastimes and the idiosyncrasies...Show More Summary

Brit Music: Adele gives some insights into her upcoming album

A few days ago, Adele premiered her first new material since her theme to Skyfall, three years ago. And that was her first new material since she released her smash album 21, an album which, five years later, is still on the charts in...Show More Summary

Sherlock: Victorian Set Special Has an Airdate, Title and New Trailer

Big news over the weekend when the airdate for the Sherlock Victorian era set special was confirmed, finally. It will air in both the UK and the USA on New Year’s Day on the BBC in the UK and PBS in the USA. Beyond confirming the air...Show More Summary

Anglophile Alert: Win a James Bond Inspired Trip to London and Rome from Gillette – USA ONLY!

The new James Bond film Spectre opens soon and promotions around it are gearing up. This week we have news from a sweepstakes run by Gillette offering up the chance to win a trip to London and Rome. This contest is open to USA ONLY entrants. Show More Summary

Dispatches from England: My Tea Drinking Habits

One of the things you realize pretty early on when moving to England from the U.S. is that the reputation this country has as being a bit tea fanatical is well-deserved. Indeed, it permeates everyday life here. I thought I’d share aShow More Summary

Brit Movies: Don’t Panic! New Longer Dad’s Army Remake Trailer Released

A second Dad’s Army trailer is here, and it’s stuffed with more unrationed goodies than ever. Whether it’s the first look at Mark Gatiss’ upper-class officer Colonel Theakes (who seems to prefer fox hunting to hunting for the spy hidden...Show More Summary

UK Trip Planning: Five of the Strangest Tours in the UK – Yes, These Are Real

When tourists travel to Britain, they usually want to take tours of castles, museums, historical battlefields, and so on. Other visitors, meanwhile, are looking for a more unique experience. Some of these alternative tours are based in history, some in the paranormal, and others in the modern. Show More Summary

Brit Movies: One Anglophile’s Take on A Clockwork Orange

Have I mentioned that A Clockwork Orange is my favourite film of all time? I’m sure I have. And since I’m sure quite a few people might dissent with my opinion, I feel like I should do as in-depth an analysis of why I like it as possible. Show More Summary

Anglotopia Support Update: Update on the 2016 Calendar – THANK YOU – Still Time Left to Buy!

WOW! It has been a whirlwind few days since we launched the 2016 Anglotopia calendar and put a call out for help. All we can say is thank you! We are totally overwhelmed with how many calendars we’ve sold. But most of all we’ve beenShow More Summary

Harry Potter: That Play Coming Out Next Year? It’s Now Officially a Sequel to Harry Potter

Big news in the Potterverse today. We’ve written before about the news that there will be an official Harry Potter play next year in the West End in London. Well, now we know what it’s going to be about. It’s now officially a sequelShow More Summary

Anglotees Alert: New Designs LIVE! American Made, British Parts, Don’t Get Your Knickers in a Twist and The Longest Reign Returns!

This week over at Anglotees we have 2 great new designs and another reprint run so people can buy for Christmas. First up is American Made, British Parts – a tribute to those with British Heritage. Next up is Don’t Get Your KnickersShow More Summary

Brit Music: Adele Releases New Song to the World – Listen Here Now

Adele delighted her fans a few days ago by announcing her new Album, 25 – her first in many years. The star’s comeback comes after three years of musical silence. Her last single was the Oscar-winning Bond theme Skyfall in 2012. HerShow More Summary

Ten Interesting Facts and Figures about the British Women’s Suffrage Movement

For the longest time, voting rights in the United Kingdom were limited to landowning men. Even as various ethnic and socioeconomic groups earned the right to vote, by the 19th Century, the right did not extend to women of any class.Show More Summary

Brit Book Deal of the Week: A Nurse’s Duty by Maggie Hope

A wartime novel telling the story of a young nurse torn between love and duty. Perfect for fans of Call the Midwife or Downton Abbey. Synopsis Following a disastrous marriage to a miner, Karen has devoted herself to a nursing career....Show More Summary

The Fiver: Five British Historical Films Out in 2015 to Watch

The United Kingdom is a nation that is steeped in centuries of history.  Since the advent of moving pictures, films have been one of the premiere methods of bringing that history to life.  Whether fictionally recreating a time period...Show More Summary

A Beatles-signed “Clockwork Orange” petition to be sold online

In 1971, Stanley Kubrick came out with his iconic adaptation of Anthony Burgess’ sci-fi novel A Clockwork Orange. Before this, several plans for other films were floated about, and two actually wound up getting made: one was an adaptation...Show More Summary

Great Britons: The Brontë Sisters – A British Literary Dynasty

The Brontës were a nineteenth-century family who spent their brief lives in the isolated moorlands of Yorkshire. The three sisters are well known as poets and novelists. They originally published under the pseudonyms Currer, Ellis, and Acton Bell, to avoid the prejudice of the time against female writers. Show More Summary

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