The trend to cast British actors as Those Wacky Nazis, or more broadly, villains who are not named as Nazis, or cannot be Nazis in context, who are however Putting on the Reich. Because, y'know, British people are evil. A sub-trope of Evil Brit and Putting on the Reich. Related to Those Wacky Nazis. This trope is not about British people who were members of the Nazi party, or British fascists. It is also not about British actors playing German characters – such as Alan Rickman in Die Hard – as contrary to this trope, Not All Germans Are Nazis.
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