What’s happening, what’s on and what’s interesting this week …
In 1764, Leopold Mozart moved his family to London. The city was the ultimate destination for musicians and his son Wolfgang’s time in London would prove to be fruitful. Historian and author Lucy Worsley traces this pivotal time in the young composer’s exceptional career on MOZART IN LONDON – Tuesday night at 8 on the Explorer Channel.
Director Terry Gilliam’s struggle to make The Man Who Killed Don Quixote is legendary. For decades, the filmmaker’s attempts to bring his story to life have seemed almost cursed. But now the project appears destined for cinemas and the very first trailer for the film has been released.
Discover the profound and remarkable story of the 550,000 Jewish Americans who served their country in World War II. See how these brave servicemen and women fought for equality and tolerance around the world on GI JEWS: JEWISH AMERICANS IN WORLD WAR II – Wednesday night at 10 on UNC-TV.
Felicity Kendal (Rosemary & Thyme, Good Neighbors) will appear in Noël Coward’s Hay Fever in London this summer. But ahead of the play’s opening, the veteran actress talks to The Telegraph about her life, loves and long career.
Meet the members of the only breast cancer survivors’ dragon boat racing team in Miami on ALL IN THE SAME BOAT – Sunday at 8pm on the North Carolina Channel.
And Dan Stevens was a recent guest on NPR’s Fresh Air. The Downton Abbey alum talked about his time on the PBS hit series and his starring role in the current FX series Legion.
Now here are some familiar faces celebrating birthdays this week…
Richenda Carey (The Choir) celebrates 70
Arsher Ali (The Guilty) has his 34th
Hannah Gordon (My Family And Other Animals) is 77
Sorcha Cusack (Father Brown) turns 69
Stephen Churchett (EastEnders) marks 81
Bill Irwin (Sesame Street) has his 68th
Dakota Blue Richards (Endeavour) turns 24
Ron Pember (Rumpole Of The Bailey) is 84
Derek Martin (EastEnders) celebrates 85
James Alexandrou (EastEnders) marks 33
Peter Davison (Doctor Who) has his 67th
Edward Fox (Edward & Mrs. Simpson) is 81
Marjorie Yates (A Very British Coup) turns 77
Christopher Strauli (Fortunes of War) marks 72
Peter Capaldi (The Secret Agent) celebrates 60
Robert Carlyle (The Last Enemy) has his 57th
Gina McKee (The Forsyte Saga) turns 54
Emma Thompson (Fortunes of War) is 59
Sally Dexter (Poldark) has her 58th