Doctor Who filmed in the USA for the first time in the middle of the Utah desert, quite different from many of the other settings the series has seen over the years. Matt Smith, the 11th Doctor said, “The landscape was incredible, and I think being in America, filming in that terrain, has definitely added a sense of scale and a filmic quality to this season. It was an amazing experience.”
Fashion is GREAT Britain
The UK is at the centre of the fashion world’s creativity and design talent – and London is one of the primary fashion hubs of the world.
Oxford Economics estimates that sales of UK designer clothing have been rising by around 20 percent a year in the last decade, and are currently worth somewhere between £2.5 and £2.9 billion (Future of Fashion Report 2012, British Fashion Council).
Bastille visits the British Embassy in Washington
Deputy Ambassador Patrick Davies (a massive music fan) hosted British band Bastille on Saturday 28 September at the embassy, as part of the band’s first US tour. The band played an acoustic set, including their hit “Pompeii,” for a Music is GREAT concert. More photos ›
Little known fact: The Beatles visited the embassy in 1964 and there is footage of them in some of these very same spots.
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Fashion is GREAT Britain!
The UK is at the centre of the fashion world’s creativity and design talent – and London is one of the primary fashion hubs of the world. The British Fashion Council estimates that orders of over £100m are placed during London Fashion Week each season.