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Joan Hickson as Miss Marple | Photo Credit: BBC
WETA Television
Thursdays at 8:00pm on TV 26 and WETA HD

Miss Marple

Classic murder mysteries by Agatha Christie, filmed entirely on location and featuring award-winning actress Joan Hickson, the most popular Miss Marple ever.

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Classical Conversations
Classical WETA
Intimate conversations with world-renowned musicians

Classical Conversations

Listen online as Classical WETA's on-air hosts invite prominent classical music performers, composers and artists to the WETA studio for this series of intimate conversations.

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WordGirl
Kids
WETA Kids

WordGirl

Disguised as mild-mannered fifth grader Becky Botsford, WordGirl possesses superhero strength with the added benefit of a colossal vocabulary. 

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Rosemary & Thyme
WETA UK
Thursdays at 9:00pm on WETA UK

Rosemary & Thyme

Follow the adventures of two amateur sleuths brought together by their mutual love of plants. 

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Pauline Collins stars as Harriet Smith, Britain's new Ambassador to Ireland
WETA UK
Thursdays at 10:00pm on WETA UK

The Ambassador

Harriet Smith is Britain's new Ambassador to Ireland. Using both diplomatic skill and common sense, Harriet faces issues ranging from territorial disputes, kidnapping and cults to sabotage and murder.

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British soldiers set fire to Washington on August 24, 1814, prior to the worst storm that had been seen in Washington for years. (Image Source: National Archives and Records Administration, College Park)
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Boundary Stones Local History Blog

The Storm That Changed D.C. History

On August 25, 1814, just when Washington was hoping for something to put out the fires set by British invaders, a tornado struck.

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Burgers in Washington

Where can you find the juiciest, most delicious burgers?

Bassoonist Sandra Bailey, 18, from Atlanta, GA, performs "I. Allegro con moto" from Sonatine by Alexandre Tansman

Hear the next generation of classical champions!

Leonard Bernstein and cast at rehearsal for West Side Story. (Library of Congress)

Boundary Stones Local History Blog

Sherlock Quiz

Discover which character you most resemble.

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Fun Places in DC

Credit: Mehgan Murphy, Smithsonian's National Zoo

Fun Places in the D.C. Area

The Washington, D.C. area offers wonderful options for taking children on daytime adventures. 

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Local Productions

Washington National Cathedral

Local Productions

WETA's local productions highlight the best of Washington, D.C., exploring the people, places and culture of our area.

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WETA Arts

WETA Arts

WETA Arts

WETA Arts spotlights and celebrates visual and performing art in Greater Washington and around the nation. 

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WETA Kids Games

WETA Kids Games

WETA Kids Games

Play matching, alphabet and concentration games from your favorite WETA Kids characters.

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Ready to Learn

Ready To Learn

Ready to Learn

WETA Kids' Ready To Learn program offers free literacy workshops, conducted in English and Spanish, throughout the area.

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Not THAT DC

Not THAT DC

Not THAT DC

WETA is going out into the national capital region to highlight interesting, out-of-the-ordinary and under-the-radar activities.

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Community Calendar

WETA Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Looking for something to do around town? Want to get the word out about your group's event? Check out our calendar!

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Arlington History Videos

Arlington Historical Society Presents

Arlington History Videos

WETA has partnered with the Arlington Historical Society to tell stories about our area's past.

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Giveaways

Ticket giveaways

Ticket Giveaways

Local cultural organizations often make free tickets available to WETA listeners, viewers, and members. 

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WETA in the Community

WETA in the Community

WETA in the Community

Our connection to Washington includes educational efforts that reflect and serve our distinctive region.

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What's on Now

Classical WETA

Heinrich von Herzogenberg

Trio for oboe, horn and piano, Op. 61: I. Allegretto

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VivaLaVoce

Richard Fawkyner

Gaude virgo salutata (Rejoice, o much-greeted virgin)

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1973
To attract passengers from the Washington area, Friendship airport is renamed Baltimore/Washington International Airport.

WETA Kids Channel

The best in children's educational television, all day every day.

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WETA Volunteer

Volunteer at WETA!

Make new friends while supporting WETA by becoming a volunteer! 

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