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Horton Foote's 1953 teleplay proves as durable as ever in this transfer of 2013's hit Broadway revival. Cicely Tyson playing a lonely senior who sneaks out for the titular journey is as fiercely magnetic on a small screen as holding court in front of 1,000 people. She gets strong support by fellow stage retainee Vanessa Williams and newbie Keke Palmer as a sweetly unassuming bus mate. But Tyson is the main event. When she takes to hymn–belting or a little sidewalk waltzing, you'll swear this octogenarian wonder has some Benjamin Button magic going on. A-
A member of the London County Council is abducted from Whitechapel's Blewett's Theatre of Varieties. Which is what they call Starbucks in Britain.
Rocky and Bullwinkle have to be the pair to beat, right?
Graham's guests include Aaron Paul.