With all the talk of an Absolutely Fabulous film of late, Flavorwire has been relishing the opportunity to revisit one of the most consistently hilarious comedies of the last 20 years or so. (It’s not like we really need any excuse, to be honest.) There are many, many things to love about Ab Fab, but somewhere near the top of the list is the, ahem, unique fashion sense of Bubble, Edina’s gloriously ditzy assistant. And so, here is a labor of love: every single outfit Bubble has worn on the show, ranked in definitive order, from awesome to even more awesome [ . . . ]
Weatherman Michael Fish, who in 1987 failed to predict one of the UK’s most catastrophic cyclones, has said he would love to have a storm named after him. The retired BBC forecaster famously told viewers not to worry hours before one of Britain’s worst weather events in living memory, which left 18 people dead and caused around £1 billion of damage.
This edition of The Archive Hour not only shines a spotlight on the lesser-known stars of the British music hall but also reveals how this cultural phenomenon is surviving, thanks to a team of dedicated archivists who are using their computers to store recordings that go as far back as the 1890s.
When it comes to television, the Brits know a thing or two about what makes a helluva series. Whether they’re crafting irreverent comedies or pulling together some truly nuanced mysteries, there’s a plethora of incredible English content out there just waiting for you to watch.