Monday Montage

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

The water contamination crisis in Flint, Michigan, has revealed a disturbing truth about the vulnerabilities of our aging drinking water infrastructure. NOVA discovers the chemistry, biology and engineering that led to this disaster. Tune in Wednesday night at 9 on UNC-TV for Poisoned Water.

Sherlock‘s Martin Freeman and Last Tango In Halifax‘s Sarah Lancashire team up for Labour Of Love, a political play to be staged in London’s West End.

Celebrate the most powerful, enlightening and invigorating stories in television, radio and digital media as Rashida Jones hosts The 76th Annual Peabody Awards – Friday night at 9 on UNC-TV.

PBS Newshour‘s Judy Woodruff paid tribute to her late friend and former co-anchor Gwen Ifill at the Radcliffe Day lunch last Friday.

Don’t miss a new weekly series that covers our state’s business and economic trends. Join Joe Stewart and Sougata Mukherjee for Bottom Line – Friday night at 10 on the North Carolina Channel.

And, finally, did you hear the Mr. Rogers story that went viral? You better have tissues handy.

Now let’s see who’s celebrating a birthday this week:

May 29

Perry Fenwick (EastEnders) celebrates 55

Rupert Everett (Sherlock Holmes And The Case Of The Silk Stocking) is 58

May 30

Philip Bretherton (As Time Goes By) has his 62nd

Rachael Stirling (The Bletchley Circle) turns 40

May 31

Colin Farrell (Ballykissangel) marks 41 years

Archie Panjabi (White Teeth, Shetland) is 45

June 1

Tom Holland (Wolf Hall) celebrates his 21st

Daniel Casey (Midsomer Murders) turns 45

Jonathan Pryce (Wolf Hall) has his 70th

Morgan Freeman (The Electric Company) is 80

June 2

Dominic Cooper (Sense & Sensibility) turns 39

June 3

Penelope Wilton (Downton Abbey) celebrates 71

Sebastian Armesto (Poldark) has his 35th

James Purefoy (The Tenant Of Wildfell Hall) is 53

June 4

Geoffrey Palmer (As Time Goes By) turns 90

Bill Treacher (EastEnders) has his 87th

Oona Chaplin (The Crimson Field) marks 31 years

Sue Hodge (‘Allo ‘Allo) celebrates 60

Sean Pertwee (Cadfael) turns 53

Bradley Walsh (The Old Curiosity Shop) is 57