With startlingly complex arrangements and mature songwriting, Dont Stop Please has been winning the hearts of Arkansans with their near constant live performance schedule and fun-loving demeanor. Its a sense of enjoyment that translates excellently to tonights episode of AETN Presents! Join the Conway-based band of multi-instrumentalists Nick Caffrey, William Krzeszinski, Anna Horton, Joel Ludford, Robert Gaiser and Will King for an energized evening of entertainment at 6:30 p.m.
Take a peek behind the scenes of the Shakespearian world with passionate, celebrated hosts with PBSs six-part series Shakespeare Uncovered. Combining history, biography, iconic performances, new analysis and celebrity hosts personal insights, this exciting series explores and revelas the extraordinary world and works of the great bard and highlights the still-potent impact that they have today.
At 9 p.m., Derek Jacobi will take us with him as he returns to a role he played 30 years ago. Gain insight into his performance and acting style as he coaches actors at the Globe Theatre in aspects of the play and reveals why its creation could have cost Shakespeare his life. Jacobi also examines some of the extraordinary parallels the play shares with modern politics as dictators across the globe are deposed.
Following Richard II, is Henry IV & Henry V with Jeremy Irons as he introduces us to the play he will star in in an upcoming Great Performances adaptation. Uncover the enduring appeal of Shakespeares history plays from the facts of English history to the father-son drama that Shakespeare invented. In addition to taking viewers behind the scenes at the filming of some of the most important sequences in the new Great Performances adaptations, Irons provides insights in Shakespeares sources and how he distorted them.