Returning from her stint at the London Hospital, Jenny needs all her midwifery skill when she and Sister Evangelina assist at the birth of a baby born with spina bifida. The parents struggle to understand and accept their son’s condition. Jenny, who has never delivered a disabled child, struggles to accept the implications the illness could have for the child’s future. Nonnatus House, meanwhile, plays host to an acquaintance of Chummy’s — an eccentric cleric who befriends Jane.
Opera star Stephanie Blythe has long been a champion of American song. Here she pays tribute to Kate Smith, a beloved singer whose stirring and resilient voice helped to comfort the nation during World War II. The program was taped during Lincoln Center’s American Songbook series.
Stephanie Blythe’s rich, commanding mezzo-soprano voice has captivated audiences in many of the world’s great opera houses. This concert, part of Lincoln Center’s American Songbook series, features an up-close look at works made famous by the late Kate Smith, whose voice helped both to comfort and galvanize the nation during World War II.
"Celebration: Stephanie Blythe Meets Kate Smith" on Live From Lincoln Ccnter can be seen on Friday, April 19th on channel 3.
Join British journalist and physician Michael Mosley to uncover the secret life of the human digestive tract in this eye-opening and detailed exploration of a part of the body we seldom see. Enter the strange and mysterious world of the human stomach!
"Guts with Michael Mosley" can be seen on Wednesday, April 17th at 9:00 p.m. on channel 3 and channel 3-1.
How did life storm the beaches and dominate planet Earth? Ancient Australian fossils offer clues. While the oceans were teeming, the world above the waves remained an almost lifeless wasteland — until the Silurian period, when the conquest of the land began. Host Richard Smith introduces Earth’s forgotten pioneers: the scuttling arthropod armies that invaded the shores and the waves of green revolutionaries whose battle for the light pushed plant life across the face of a barren continent.