“It’s murder, all of them. I don’t know how. But they’re not suicides, they’re killings, serial killings. We’ve got ourselves a serial killer. I love those. There’s always something to look forward to. ” – Sherlock Holmes (Benedict Cumberbatch), SHERLOCK (“A Study In Pink”)
What’s happening, what’s on and what’s interesting this week …
Explore the life of North Carolina’s own John Coltrane, an outside-the-box thinker whose boundary-shattering music continues to impact and influence people around the world. Tune in as INDEPENDENT LENS present CHASING TRANE – Wednesday night at 8 on the North Carolina Channel.
You may have heard that Stephen Hawking was interred last week in Westminster Abbey. But did you know Benedict Cumberbatch gave a reading at the service? The SHERLOCK star played Hawking in 2004 television movie. Continue reading
What was the very first word spoken on the very first episode of the classic sketch comedy series Monty Python’s Flying Circus? Continue reading
UNC-TV will occasionally host events, screenings, meetings and the like within our RTP facilities. Often, these guests are greeted with a sign that reflects their organization. Here’s one I recently spotted in our lobby welcoming the North Carolina EastEnders Fan Club.
“Having evaded the draft, murdered a member of the medical profession, tried to avoid detection to feather your own nest, I’d have said that you were a born politician. But the law being what it is, hanging is perhaps the very best way you can serve your country.” – DCS Christopher Foyle (Michael Kitchen), Foyle’s War
What character from fiction has been portrayed on television by Joan Hickson, Geraldine McEwan and Julia McKenzie? Continue reading
“First electricity, now telephones. Sometimes I feel as if I were living in an H. G. Wells novel.” – Violet Crawley, Dowager Countess of Grantham (Maggie Smith), Downton Abbey