Monday Montage

What’s happening, what’s on and what’s interesting this week …

American Experience presents the harrowing story of bloody combat and heroic survival during the first major military clash of the Cold War. Don’t miss The Battle of Chosin – Tuesday night at 9 on UNC-TV.

Spice up your All Hallow’s Eve party with Five Scary ideas For Halloween Food.

Congratulations to the star of Sherlock! Benedict Cumberbatch and Sophie Hunter are expecting their second child.

The PBS Arts Festival continues with the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre – Friday night at 9pm on UNC-TV.

Great news for fans of the unusual – the Odd Squad is in town! Catch the Odd Squad Live – Saturday at the Durham Performing Arts Center.

Sunday afternoons on The Explorer Channel now belong to the British drama and mystery. Beginning Sunday, November 6, tune in for A Place To Call Home, Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries, Rosemary & Thyme and Father Brown. It all starts Sunday at 1 on UNC-EX.

Lastly, I’m a bit miffed that this Daniel Striped Tiger costume does not come in adult sizes. Oh well.

Now here are some folks celebrating birthdays this week. You might want to send a card.

October 31

Jane Wymark (Joyce Barnaby, Midsomer Murders) is 64

Michael Kitchen (Christopher Foyle, Foyle’s War) turns 68

Norman Lovett (Holly, Red Dwarf) celebrates his 70th

November 1

David Foster (Hitman: David Foster and Friends) is 67

November 4

Shaun Williamson (Barry Evans, EastEnders) has his 51st

November 5

Tamzin Outhwaite (Rose, The Fixer; Melanie, EastEnders) turns 46

Daniella Westbrook (Sam Mitchell, EastEnders) celebrates 43

November 6

Nigel Havers (Sleepers, The Charmer) has his 67th