Monday Montage

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

Join wildlife cameraman Colin Stafford-Johnson as he journeys along one of the most spectacular coastlines in the world. Experience the wildlife and wild places of Ireland’s Wild Coast – Wednesday at 8pm on UNC-TV.

Neil deGrasse Tyson gives tips on viewing the upcoming solar eclipse.

Explore a human history set against the most stunning backdrop imaginable as Ken Burns and Dayton Duncan present The National Parks: America’s Best Idea. Don’t miss a special presentation of this six-part 2009 mini-series beginning Thursday night at 9 on the North Carolina Channel.

Monty Python’s John Cleese is coming to Durham! The comedy legend will be answering absurd and ridiculous questions at the DPAC on November 8.

Join Emmylou Harris and the Nash Ramblers as they celebrate 125 years of live entertainment at one of America’s most iconic performance venues. Don’t miss Emmylou Harris – Live At The Ryman – Sunday night at 8 on UNC-TV.

And hear what Doctor Who‘s Captain Jack (John Barrowman) thinks of a female Doctor.

Now let’s visit with some birthdays celebrants…

July 31

Amanda Stepto (Degrassi High) turns 47

August 1

Honeysuckle Weeks (Foyle’s War) has her 38th

David Calder (Bramwell, StarCops) celebrates 71

Jordan Wall (Wishbone) marks 36 years

Laila Morse (EastEnders) turns 72

August 2

Greg Austin (Mr. Selfridge) is 25

Rory MacGregor (MI-5) has his 41st

August 4

Sara Botsford (Anne Of Green Gables) celebrates 66

August 5

Mark Strong (The Jury, Anna Karenina) marks 54 years

Janet McTeer (Precious Bane) has her 56th

Kara Tointon (EastEnders, Mr. Selfridge) turns 34

Barbara Flynn (Beiderbecke Affair, Cranford) is 69

August 6

Reece Dinsdale (Home To Roost) has his 58th

Barbara Windsor (EastEnders) celebrates 80