Each month, The Agenda News suggests select Public Television programs that will be broadcast in the evening on WETA Channel 26. Programs suggested are:
March 25 @ 9:00 WOMEN, WAR & PEACE, SEASON 2 — Episode 1 of 4. The story of how women have come together during war to ﬁght to ensure human rights & equality.
March 28 @ 8:00 PRINCE, SON AND HEIR: CHARLES AT 70 — An intimate and revealing BBC ﬁlm follows the British heir to the throne over the course of a year, both at work and behind the scenes, at home and abroad. Filmmaker John Bridcut also speaks to Charles himself and those who know him best, his wife The Duchess of Cornwall, and his sons, Prince William and Prince Harry. Image Courtesy of Clarence House
March 29 @ 9:30 GREAT PERFORMANCES: JULIUS CAESAR - an all-female production from the Donamr Warehouse. Harriet Walter stars in director Phyllida Lloyd’s interpretation of the Shakespeare masterpiece.....set in a women’s prison. Image Courtesy of Helen Maybanks
March 31 @ 8:00 CALL THE MIDWIFE, SERIES 8 - Season eight of the drama series spotlighting a team of nursemidwives serving the Poplar neighborhood in London’s East End in 1964. Part 1 of 8.
March 31 @ 9:00 MRS. WILSON ON MASTERPIECE - A recent widow discovers her spy novelist husband lived a double life. She soon ﬁnds herself at the center of a mystery that proves truth can be stranger than ﬁction. Pts 1 & 2 of 3.
April 5 @ 8:30 Tintoretto: Artist of Renaissance Venice - A National Gallery of Art film presentation coinciding with the ongoing exhibition that opened in the Gallery in March.
April 5 @ 9:00 Great Performances at the Met: La Traviata - Michael Mayer’s production of Verdi’s classic opera. Image below: Stars Diana Damrau and Juan Diego Flórez.
April 7 @ 10:00 Unforgotten, Series 3 on Masterpiece. Nicola Walker and Sanjeev Bhaskar reprise their roles as investigators. Part 1 of 6.
April 9 @ 9:00 Reconstruction: America after the Civil War - A WETA co-production in which Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores the transformative years following the Civil War. Part 1 of 2.
April 14 @ 9:00 LES MISÉRABLES ON MASTERPIECE— Victor Hugo’s classic tale set in early 19th-century France. Part 1 of 6.
April 17 @ 10:00 - Breakthrough: The Ideas That Changed the World - Human history as told through six iconic objects. Episode 1 of 6.
April 19 @ 9:30 Garry Winogrand: American Masters - The epic storyteller in pictures who captured the 60/70s. Image below courtesy of Eileen Hale Winogrand/The Estate of Garry Winogrand, via the Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco
April 25 @ 8:00 Midsomer Murders, Series 15 - Neil Dudgeon stars as detective John Barnaby, alongside Jason Hughes, as they investigate crime in a fictional English village. Episode 1 of 6.
April 26 @ 9:30 Golden Years - A retired British couple Arthur (Bernard Hill) and Martha (Virginia McKenna) are forced into an unexpected life of crime in this star-studded comic heist caper. The ensemble cast features Sue Johnston, Phil Davis, Brad Moore, Una Stubbs, Simon Callow and Alun Armstrong.