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A Streetcar Named Desire
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Tonight at 9:30pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

The WETA Movie: A Streetcar Named Desire

Elia Kazan's powerful 1951 adaptation of Tennessee Williams' Pulitzer Prize-winning play stars Marlon Brando as brutish Stanley Kowalski and Vivien Leigh as a neurotic belle, Kowalski's visiting sister-in-law Blanche DuBois, whose reality begins to crumble.

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John Banther

John Banther serves as a weekend host on Classical WETA 90.9. In his spare time, he is the tuba player of the Rodney Mack Philadelphia Big Brass, and has appeared as a soloist throughout the United States, Europe, and South America.

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Cyberchase
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Cyberchase

Three kids and their bird friend must save Cyberspace from the evil villian Hacker using their brain power and math skills. 

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Doc Martin
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Tonight at 8:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Doc Martin

Martin Clunes plays brash, abrasive doctor Martin Ellingham, whose blunt opinions and tactless manner make waves in a small community on England's Cornish coast.

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Downton Abbey, Season 3: Jessica Brown-Findlay as Lady Sybil and Allen Leech as Tom Branson
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Tonight at 9:00pm on WETA UK

Downton Abbey, Season 3

See public television's most-watched drama from the very beginning, each Saturday night on WETA UK! Rejoin the denizens of Downton Abbey as wrenching social changes, romantic intrigues and personal crises grip the estate in Season 3.

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Shown from L-R: Helen George as Trixie, Miranda Hart as Chummy, Jessica Raine as Jenny, Bryony Hannah as Cynthia (Courtesy of Jonathan Ford/©Neal Street Productions 2013)
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