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There's No Downton It -- Americans Love Brit Culture

Sir Peter Westmacott | Posted 03.15.2014 | Entertainment
Sir Peter Westmacott

Downton is the most watched show in PBS' history, but it's by no means Britain's only success story on U.S. television. Few cultural partnerships can match ours for closeness or longevity.

What Shocked Me About My Trip To America

Phoebe Dodds | Posted 10.19.2013 | Teen
Phoebe Dodds

New York and London are two of the world's most visited cities, and it's not difficult to see why. The fact off the matter is, both England and America are great countries, and it is their individualities which make both so intriguing to visit/live in.

Baby, You Can Drive My Ambulance

Charlie Carillo | Posted 11.08.2011 | New York
Charlie Carillo

British clinics aren't much like New York clinics. There's no complaining. Nobody gets flustered and calls the staffers anything ending in "head." Also, the Brits don't mind waiting on lines. It's like sex to them.

Making Magic With UK's Creative Industries

Nigel Sheinwald | Posted 09.13.2011 | Entertainment
Nigel Sheinwald

The Harry Potter phenomenon shows the bubbling cauldron that is the British film industry, and that the U.S. and UK relationship can not only be special, but sometimes magical.