(Hugh Bonneville is back on PBS Sunday in the role of Gloucester in The Hollow Crown: Henry VI.)
LPB is going to put you in a festive mood tonight! At 7PM, the lovely ladies known as Celtic Woman perform timeless holiday favorites while adding their signature Celtic flavor. Then at 8:30, Christmastime in New Orleans features some of the Crescent City's finest chefs, actors, and Jazz musicians. A fabulous soundtrack from the NOLA players is the perfect backdrop to this Louisiana holiday special. Then at 9:30, Miss Fisher Uncovered goes behind the scenes of the popular Aussie series.
Tuesday night at 7, see the premiere of a brand new LPB documentary, Deeply Rooted: Saving Our Seeds & Stories. Nationally renowned gardener and artist John Coykendall has spent forty years saving the heirloom seeds and documenting and illustrating oral histories, foodways and farming traditions of Washington Parish. John Coykendall will join us live on our set for the broadcast. Watch it on LPB-HD or online at lpb.org/live. At 8:30, see Last of the Breed, a 2007 concert starring Willie Nelson, Ray Price, Merle Haggard, and Ray Benson and Asleep at the Wheel.
LPB presents "The Waltz King" Wednesday at 7PM. André Rieu: Waltzing Forever was recording in his native Netherlands and features romantic music and audience favorites. Then at 8:30, Il Volo Notte Magica presents the trio in concert in Florence, Italy with Placido Domingo. That's followed at 10 by Hamilton's America.
Charlie Whinham gives you the top news from around our state in thirty minutes Friday at 7PM on Louisiana: The State We're In. That is followed at 7:30 by Washington Week.
See an encore of Deeply Rooted: Saving Our Seeds & Stories Sunday at 5PM. At 8PM, Great Performances presents The Hollow Crown: Henry VI (Part 1) starring Tom Sturridge,Sophie Okonedo and Hugh Bonneville. England is in crisis. War rages and divisions within the English court threaten the crown. Young Henry VI causes outrage by marrying Margaret of Anjou; the scene is set for civil war.
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