What Neighborhood of Make-Believe character came from Planet Purple? Continue reading
Take a classically-trained, A-list actor and give him a B and what do you get? A fantastic soliloquy to the second letter of the alphabet as delivered by Sir Patrick Stewart.
Ah, Sesame Street! What can’t you do?
What’s happening, what’s on and what’s interesting this week …
Two and a half millennia ago, a new religion was born in northern India, generated from the ideas of a single man. Explore the life of The Buddha – Tuesday night at 8 on UNC-TV.
Monty Python’s Terry Gilliam has finally done it! After nearly two decades, the animator turned director wrapped on his film The Man Who Killed Don Quixote.
Twelve bakers … ten weeks … who will be crowned Britain’s best? Find out as The Great British Baking Show returns with a two-hour premiere – Friday night at 9 on UNC-TV.
Whether or not Sherlock is done as a series seems open to debate. However, Andrew Scott (Moriarty) doesn’t believe it will happen anytime soon (if it happens at all). Continue reading
Who is this I spy in the UNC-TV lobby? It’s none other than PBS Kids star Arthur – or at least a reasonable facsimile.
One of the many cool things about working for a public broadcasting station like UNC-TV is that you never know what fun toys you might see placed about in various forms and scenes around the building. The bespectacled aardvark above was part of a Trolley display (along with Curious George) that graced our lobby and welcomed visitors for a few weeks. Continue reading
“It’s the plumber! I’ve come to fix the sink!” – Plumber (talking to a parrot) in a classic animated bit on the original The Electric Company
What is Bradley’s ringtone on EastEnders? Continue reading
Fans of Father Brown over on the Explorer Channel may have noticed some familiar-ish faces on last Friday’s episode (“The Star Of Jacob” – in which a mysterious stranger, a missing donkey and a kidnapped baby threaten to spoil Christmas festivities). Let’s meet them, shall we?
Raymond Coulthard, who played John Langdon in the episode, will be best known as Miles Edgerton on Mr. Selfridge. Aside from guest roles in programs like Is It Legal? and Foyle’s War, Coulthard has been seen in several other Masterpiece series. He was Mr. Glascock in He Knew He Was Right, Prince of Arragon in Merchant Of Venice and the Venetian Ambassador in Casanova. Continue reading