Street View

Surely everyone knows that SESAME STREET is an important and useful broadcast educational tool. But did you know the Sesame Workshop is working behind the scenes to assist migrant families separated at the border?

The Atlantic has an amazing article on the subject. Click HERE to read.


Where Do I Know That Actor?

Fans of ENDEAVOUR on MASTERPIECE MYSTERY may have noticed a few familiar faces while watching this week’s episode – “Cartouche” (in which the investigation of a poisoning leads Morse and Thursday to a local cinema). Let’s see if you noticed them all.

We’ll start with the regulars.  Some have a heftier public television presence than others but let’s see where you may have spotted them all.

Shaun Evans stars as DS Endeavour Morse. He played the Earl of Southampton on The Virgin Queen, a Masterpiece Theatre presentation circa 2006.

Roger Allam is Morse’s superior DCI Fred Thursday. Allam has appeared in guest roles a-plenty over the years on programs like The Old Guys, MI-5, Inspector Lynley, Midsomer Murders and Foyle’s War. He even had one on the original Inspector Morse. However, I found it most interesting that he played Javert from the 1985 cast on a Les Miserables in Concert 25th Anniversary Special. Continue reading