Monday Montage

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

Experience the people and animals of Australia’s Kimberley region: a vast, rugged and remote wilderness, bursting with character. Don’t miss the premiere of OUTBACK – Wednesday night at 8 on UNC-TV.

If you’re in London between September and February, you might want to take in Pinter at the Pinter. Some of the actors gracing the stage during this Harold Pinter celebration include Penelope Wilton (Downton Abbey), Russell Tovey (Little Dorrit), Martin Freeman (Sherlock), Rupert Graves (Sherlock), Jane Horrocks (Amazing Mrs. Pritchard), Celia Imrie (Kingdom), David Suchet (Poirot) and Mark Rylance (Wolf Hall). Continue reading

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Monday Montage

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

Discover the many sides of a baseball legend as AMERICAN MASTERS profiles TED WILLIAMS – tonight at 9 on UNC-TV.

According to recently-released files, Penelope Keith, Derek Jacobi and the Two Ronnies were just a few of the people who were personae non gratae at No. 10 Downing Street during the Thatcher administration. Continue reading

Monday Montage

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

It’s finally here! Join host Michael Keaton as he pays tribute to the pioneering children’s series that premiered nationally 50 years ago. Celebrities, cast members and Joanne Rogers reveal their favorite memories from Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood on MISTER ROGERS: IT’S YOU I LIKE – Tuesday night at 8 on UNC-TV.

Derek Jacobi confirms there will be no more Last Tango in Halifax. Last year’s two-part Christmas special finishes the series. Continue reading

Monday Montage

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

The renowned Mormon Tabernacle Choir celebrates the holidays with the world’s leading tenor, Rolando Villazon. Tune in for seasonal favorites and more on CHRISTMAS WITH THE MORMON TABERNACLE CHOIR – Friday night at 9 on UNC-TV.

John Cleese lent a hand at a UK event to benefit homeless charities by reading the attendees a bedtime story. Very cool. Continue reading

Hey, It’s Photo Friday!

Sir Derek Jacobi is an actor who just seems to elevate any project he’s involved with. You may know him from Vicious or Last Tango In Halifax but his public broadcasting appearances go back decades to the 1970s and I, Claudius. However, one of Jacobi’s more interesting roles was as a sleuthing monk on the Mystery! presentation Cadfael. Here’s a shot of a promotional poster for that series that somehow made it’s way to my office after a colleague retired. My best guess is this was from the 1996-1997 season.

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