“Well, I can’t believe the stuff that is not I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter is not I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter. And I can’t believe that both I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter and the stuff that I can’t believe is not I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter are both, in fact, not butter. And I believe… they both might be butter… in a cunning disguise. And, in fact, there’s a lot more butter around than we all thought there was.” – Alice Horton (Emma Chambers), THE VICAR OF DIBLEY
What’s happening, what’s on and what’s interesting this week …
What does it mean to be American? What holds us together in turbulent times? Watch as former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and historian David M. Kennedy investigate the idea of a unifying AMERICAN CREED. Tune in Tuesday night at 9 on UNC-TV.
Very sad news. Actress Emma Chambers has passed away at the age of 53. She will best known to public broadcasting fans as Alice Horton on THE VICAR OF DIBLEY.
The Harvey Weinstein scandal has rocked Hollywood and even sparked a wider social movement. See how the now-disgraced mogul allegedly sexually harassed and abused dozens of women over four decades as FRONTLINE presents Weinstein – Friday at 9pm on UNC-TV.
Fans of Midsomer Murders may have noticed a bevy of special guest stars on the most recent episodes. Saturday night’s two-part mystery (“Death In Chorus”) featured a handful of actors you may know from shows seen on UNC-TV’s airwaves in the past. Let’s see how many you noticed.
We’ll start with Patrick Drury who played Connor Simpson in the episode. His acting credits and public broadcasting association go back to the 1970s since his first imdb.comcredit is listed as “Courier” in I, Claudius. Drury has since been seen on Masterpiece Theatre as Montagu Corry in Disraeli and as Ian Ruby Smith in The Politician’s Wife.
Annabelle Apsion, who portrayed Ellen Barker, has guest starred in several series of note (My Uncle Silas, The Mrs Bradley Mysteries, MI-5, Foyle’s War) but she’s probably best known as Jennifer Cardew in Doc Martin or Violet Buckle on Call The Midwife. Continue reading
On The Vicar of Dibley, when Elton John doesn’t show up for a village fete, what pop star steps in to take his place? Continue reading
“Well, the pregnancy test said I’m not pregnant. The hamster didn’t turn blue.” – Alice (Emma Chambers), The Vicar of Dibley