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NPT & The Great American Read, on TV & at the Southern Festival of Books

Published on September 21, 2018 By MiChelle Jones

  First, if you haven’t yet voted for your favorite novel in The Great American Read campaign, do it right now by clicking this link (we’ll wait…). Now that you’ve taken care of that, here are some NPT and A Word on Words tie-ins to the national program that you’ll want to mark on your […]

Sense and Sensibility: A Masterpiece on Masterpiece

Published on March 28, 2008 By Joe Pagetta

Ok, so I’ve referenced a USA Today article two days in a row, but how could I not when Robert Bianco says of this Sunday’s “Sense and Sensibility,” “how sensible of Masterpiece to save the best for last” and “… by far the most enjoyable” of Andrew Davies’ four new adaptations in PBS’ “The Complete […]


Published on February 12, 2008 By Joe Pagetta

Been enjoying THE COMPLETE JANE AUSTEN on NPT? Why not take in a new theatrical adaptation of one of Austen’s most beloved novels? The Belmont University Theatre and Dance Department presents “Pride and Prejudice,” a new adaptation by Jim Jory in the Troutt Theatre. According to the play’s description, “all of the wit and romance […]


Published on January 11, 2008 By Joe Pagetta

David Alford and Marin Miller, two of our area’s finest actors, have brought their talents to a new promo spot for the upcoming NPT broadcast of THE COMPLETE JANE AUSTEN, which begins this Sunday night, January 13 with “Persuasion.” SPOILER ALERT! Marin’s character is none too pleased when Alford’s character informs her that he’s leaving […]