Feb 20th - Feb 26th

TPTV Schedule Feb 20th – Feb 26th 2017

Printable TPTV Schedule February 20th to 26th 2017

DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Mon 20 February 06:00 West of Kerry 1938. Drama. Directed by Dick Bird. Starring Eileen Curran & Cecil Ford. A young medical student visits the Blasket Islands during the holidays and becomes charmed with the place and its people.
Mon 20 February 07:15 Law Of The Plainsman 1960. Stella. Sam Buckhart was an Apache who had saved the life of a U.S. officer. When the officer died, he left Sam money that he put towards his education. (S1, E26)
Mon 20 February 07:45 The Sicilians 1964. Crime. Stars Robert Hutton, Reginald Marsh & Ursula Howells. An aide at the U.S. Embassy finds himself involved with Scotland Yard and the French police after a mafia boss’ son is kidnapped.
Mon 20 February 09:05 BFI: Kid From Canada 1957. Family. Directed by Kay Mander and starring Bernard Braden, Bobby Stevenson and Christopher Braden. Cousins learn to get along when a man’s life is in danger.
Mon 20 February 09:55 Battle of the V1 1958. War. Director: Vernon Sewell. Stars Michael Rennie, Patricia Medina & Christopher Lee. Polish Resistance discover a mysterious pilot-less plane.
Mon 20 February 12:00 The Good Companions 1957. Musical comedy. Directed by J Lee Thompson. Stars Eric Portman, Celia Johnson, Thora Hird and Joyce Grenfell. A touring troupe, the ‘Dinky Doos’ are in financial trouble, can anyone help?
Mon 20 February 14:00 Girdle of Gold 1952. Comedy directed by Montgomery Tully and filmed at Nettlefold. Starring Esmond Knight and Maudie Edwards. A husband hides a fortune in his wife’s girdle, only for the girdle to go ‘missing’.
Mon 20 February 15:15 Glimpses – Our London Rare archive footage from 1947 of London’s landmarks decades in the past, including Tower Bridge, St Paul’s Cathedral and the Houses of Parliament
Mon 20 February 15:30 Monty Nash The Long Ride. 1971. Stars Harry Guardino, Armand Alzamora & Carmen Argenziano. Montgomery Nash, an undercover investigator is called in whenever the nation’s security is in question (S1, E1)
Mon 20 February 16:00 Landfall 1949. War. Director: Ken Annakin. Stars Michael Denison, Patricia Plunkett & Kathleen Harrison. At Coastal Command in Southern England, an RAF pilot is suspended after possibly sinking a British sub.
Mon 20 February 17:45 Glimpses – Dover US broadcaster Edward Murrow looks back at Britain’s stoic response to the Battle Of Britain in this short film produced by the Ministry of Information
Mon 20 February 18:00 Noah’s Castle 1979. Directed by Colin Nutley. In lawless and hungry Britain a family fights to survive. Starring Marcus Francis, Simon Gipps-Kent and David Neal (S1, E2)
Mon 20 February 18:30 Best Years of Our Lives 1946. Drama. Director: William Wyler. Stars Dana Andrews, Fredric March, Harold Russell & Myrna Loy. After WW2, the Greatest Generation returned home to great, but bittersweet, fanfare.
Mon 20 February 21:45 Glimpses – 1960s London 1960s Life in England we particularly look at London in this great montage of clips from more of our favourite 1960s films along with remembering the fashions the songs the cars and the music
Mon 20 February 22:00 Saturday Night & Sunday Morning 1960. Drama. Director: Karel Reisz. Stars Albert Finney, Rachel Roberts, Shirley Anne Field & Hylda Baker. In Nottingham, Arthur works in a mindless haze, but his love affairs cause him complications.
Mon 20 February 23:45 Glimpses – Hot Spot 1932. Comedy. The Taxi Boys get more than they bargained for when they pick up a wealthy woman in their cab produced by Laurel and Hardy’s long-time collaborator Hal Roach.
Mon 20 February 00:00 Pride Of the Yankees 1942. Drama. Director: Sam Wood. Stars Gary Cooper, Babe Ruth, Teresa Wright & Walter Brennan. A biographical drama based on the life of baseball hall of famer Lou Gehrig.
Mon 20 February 02:30 Gung Ho 1943. War drama starring Randolph Scott. Based on the real-life World War II Makin Island raid, led by Lieutenant Colonel Evans Carlson’s 2nd Marine Raider Battalion.
Mon 20 February 04:15 Narrowing Circle 1955. Crime drama directed by Charles Saunders and starring Paul Carpenter and Hazel Court. A magazine crime writer is passed over for promotion by a rival who also steals the girl, but is murdered.
Mon 20 February 05:35 Glimpses – Just for Fun The zany comedy and rarefied glamour of 1920s Hollywood come to life in this compilation of Mack Sennett’s work.
       
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Tue 21 February 06:00 Flood Tide 1934. Drama directed by John Baxter and starring George Carney, Peggy Novak and Leslie Hatton. Set on the Thames estuary, romance blossoms for a young couple. Filmed at Twickenham Studios
Tue 21 February 07:15 Law Of The Plainsman 1960. Amensty. Sam Buckhart was an Apache who had saved the life of a U.S. officer. When the officer died, he left Sam money that he put towards his education. (S1, E27)
Tue 21 February 07:45 Cat & Mouse 1958. Crime Thriller. Directed by Paul Rotha with Lee Patterson. The daughter of a convicted and executed killer believes she has murdered blackmailer Hilton Edwards.
Tue 21 February 09:15 The Balloon Goes Up 1942. Musical. Comedy duo Ethel Revnell and Gracie West star in this comedy musical. The double act masquerade as WAAFs on a balloon site to help the authorities capture a group of fifth columnists.
Tue 21 February 10:25 The Happiness of Three Women 1954. Comedy. Director: Maurice Elvey. Stars Petula Clark, Donald Houston & Brenda de Banzie. Story of Welsh postman’s efforts to bring happiness into lives of an assortment of people.
Tue 21 February 12:00 Landfall 1949. War. Director: Ken Annakin. Stars Michael Denison, Patricia Plunkett & Kathleen Harrison. At Coastal Command in Southern England, an RAF pilot is suspended after possibly sinking a British sub.
Tue 21 February 13:45 Glimpses – Dover US broadcaster Edward Murrow looks back at Britain’s stoic response to the Battle Of Britain in this short film produced by the Ministry of Information
Tue 21 February 14:00 Dead Man’s Evidence 1963. Crime drama directed by Francis Searle and starring Conrad Phillips and Jane Griffiths. Phillips stars as a British secret agent investigating the discovery of a dead, washed up frogman.
Tue 21 February 15:20 Glimpses – Scarborough 1930 Rare archive footage of Scarborough in 1930, featuring a beautiful horse-drawn parade, fisherman on the pier and swimmers braving the elements in the sea
Tue 21 February 15:30 Monty Nash Hunting License.1971. Stars Harry Guardino, Armand Alzamora & Carmen Argenziano. Montgomery Nash, an undercover investigator is called in whenever the nation’s security is in question (S1, E2)
Tue 21 February 16:00 Dead End 1937. Thriller. Director: William Wyler. Stars Humphrey Bogart, Sylvia Sidney, Joel McCrea & Wendy Barrie. A Big-time gangster flees to his former home, only to find things are less than sweet.
Tue 21 February 17:50 Talkies Talkies Presents: The Cinema in The 1930s. Martin Humphries, Director of the Cinema Museum, discusses a trip to the flicks and explores the attitudes of cinema goers in the 1930s.
Tue 21 February 18:00 The Good Companions 1957. Musical comedy. Directed by J Lee Thompson. Stars Eric Portman, Celia Johnson, Thora Hird and Joyce Grenfell. A touring troupe, the ‘Dinky Doos’ are in financial trouble, can anyone help?
Tue 21 February 20:00 The Entertainer 1960. Drama. Director: Tony Richardson. Stars Brenda de Banzie, Roger Livesey, Joan Plowright & Laurence Olivier who earned an Oscar nomination for his performance as the seedy music hall entertainer.
Tue 21 February 22:00 Frightmare 1974. Horror. Director: Peter Walker. Stars Rupert Davies, Sheila Keith, Deborah Faifax & Paul Greenwood. Two cannibals are released from an asylum, but have they been entirely reformed?
Tue 21 February 23:45 Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde 1953. Clips from the 1920 film adaptation of the classic tale, Dr Jekyll And Mr Hyde – produced by Paul Killiam (original 1920 film stars John Barrymore, Martha Mansfield & Brandon Hurst)
Tue 21 February 00:00 The Shakedown 1960. Drama. Terence Morgan plays ‘Augie’ a crook just released from prison and intent on getting his rackets back from ‘Collar’ (Harry H Corbett). Starring Bill Owen, Robert Beatty and Hazel Court.
Tue 21 February 01:50 Romantic Undertakings 1996. A daughter takes on the running of a funeral business after her father’s death. Stars William Katt.
Tue 21 February 03:45 Scarlet Street 1945. Drama. Director: Fritz Lang. Stars Edward G. Robinson, Joan Bennett & Dan Duryea. A banker in a dying marriage falls for a thug’s girlfriend. They find a cruel way to cash in on his infatuation
Tue 21 February 05:50 Glimpses – Scarborough 1930 Rare archive footage of Scarborough in 1930, featuring a beautiful horse-drawn parade, fisherman on the pier and swimmers braving the elements in the sea
       
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Wed 22 February 06:00 In A Monastery Garden 1932. Drama. Director: Maurice Elvey. Stars John Stuart, Hugh Williams & Alan Napier. A story of murder, greed and sibling rivalry in music and love. Classic good versus evil.
Wed 22 February 07:30 Law Of The Plainsman 1960. Jeb’s Daughter. Sam Buckhart was an Apache who had saved the life of a U.S. officer. When the officer died, he left Sam money that he put towards his education. (S1, E28)
Wed 22 February 08:00 The Blue Parrott 1954. Crime Drama starring Dermot Walsh, Jacqueline Hill, Ferdy Mayne and John Le Mesurier. A Soho nightclub is the focus for an undercover investigation after the murder of a small time crook.
Wed 22 February 09:20 The Little Foxes 1941. Drama. Director: William Wyler. Stars Bette Davis, Herbert Marshall, Richard Carlson & Teresa Wright. Aristocrat, Regina Giddens, will let nothing stand in the way of achieving wealth & power.
Wed 22 February 11:35 BFI: Listen to Britain 1942. Factual. A depiction of life in wartime England during the Second World War. Director Humphrey Jennings visits many aspects of civilian life. Stars  Leonard Brockington & Joseph Macleod
Wed 22 February 12:00 Bond of Fear 1956. Crime Drama directed by Henry Cass and starring Dermot Walsh and Jane Barrett. Filmed at Nettlefold. A man and his family on a caravan holiday in France are taken hostage by an escaped convict.
Wed 22 February 13:20 The Talk of The Town Story Glitz, Glamour and Showgirls Memories of the iconic London entertainment venue The Talk of the Town, with Sir Bruce Forsyth, Anita Harris and Vince Hill hosted by Neil Sean
Wed 22 February 13:55 Glimpses – Derby Day Derby Day in the 1950’s the bookies, the picnics the crowds and the horses!
Wed 22 February 14:00 Cloak Without Dagger 1956. Thriller. Director: Joseph Sterling. Stars Philip Friend, Mary Mackenzie & Leslie Dwyer. During WW2, a Major misses out on the capture of a spy. Years later, the truth is revealed.
Wed 22 February 15:20 Talkies Talkies Presents: The 1930s Film Industry. A brief insight into the British Film Industry in the 1930s and the launch of the ‘Quota Quickies’.
Wed 22 February 15:30 Monty Nash Death Squad. 1971. Stars Harry Guardino, Armand Alzamora & Carmen Argenziano. Montgomery Nash, an undercover investigator is called in whenever the nation’s security is in question. (S1, E3)
Wed 22 February 16:00 The Princess & The Pirate 1944. Adventure. Director: David Butler. Stars Bob Hope, Virginia Mayo, Walter Brennan & Victor McLaglen. When pirates attacks cowardly actor Sylvester’s ship, he isn’t quite the hero he’d said he was
Wed 22 February 17:50 Sherlock Holmes A short Documentary about Hollywood’s early history with Sherlock Holmes
Wed 22 February 18:00 Jigsaw 1962. Directed by Val Guest and starring Jack Warner. A woman is murdered and it’s up to Detective Fellows to sift through the clues and solve the ‘Jigsaw’. Great shots of Brighton in the 60s.
Wed 22 February 20:05 Sapphire 1959. Murder mystery. Directed by Basil Dearden and stars Nigel Patrick, Yvonne Mitchell and Michael Craig. Superintendent Robert Hazard investigates a murder, which could be racially motivated.
Wed 22 February 21:55 Glimpses – Rollercoaster Experience the thrill of an early British rollercoaster first hand in this short film by John Seccombe
Wed 22 February 22:00 Richard’s Things 1980. Starring Liv Ullman and Amanda Redman. Richard dies of a heart attack whilst away on business, when collecting his things his wife learns that he had been travelling with another woman.
Wed 22 February 00:00 Let’s Live A Little 1948. Comedy. A harried overworked executive is pursued romantically by one of his clients. Starring Hedy Lamarr & Robert Cummings.
Wed 22 February 01:40 Ninety Degrees in the Shade 1965. Drama. Director: Jiri Weiss. Stars Anne Heywood, James Booth & Rudolf Hrusinsky. A government inspector is intensely jealous of a criminal’s passionate fling with his co-worker.
Wed 22 February 03:25 Comedy Cocktail 1951. EJ Fancey presents Cavalcade of some of Charlie Chaplin’s most famous comedies.
Wed 22 February 03:40 Indian Paint 1966. Western. An Indian Chief’s son is determined to tame a wild pony. His first challenge before many more. Stars Jay Silverheels of Tonto fame.
Wed 22 February 05:30 Star Treatment Show Featuring Noel Murphy. 1979 by Southern Television for young entertainers to have a show of their own where they are given the full production treatment to showcase their talent (S1, E2)
       
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Thu 23 February 06:00 Her Lover’s Brother 1932. Western. Directed by Wallace Fox. Stars Edwina Booth, Duncan Renaldo & Dot Farley. An army officer is after a Mexican bandit, El Zorro, who he doesn’t know is his long-lost twin brother.
Thu 23 February 07:15 Law Of The Plainsman 1960. Trojan Horse. Sam Buckhart was an Apache who had saved the life of a U.S. officer. When the officer died, he left Sam money that he put towards his education. (S1, E30)
Thu 23 February 07:45 Stock Car 1955. Drama. After the death of her father while motor racing, the daughter (Rona Anderson) is dissuaded from selling his garage by fellow racer Larry (Paul Carpenter) who helps her run the garage
Thu 23 February 09:05 Stranger In Town 1957. Drama. Directed George Pollock. Starring Alex Nicol, Anne Paige & Mary Laura Wood. In a sleepy village, a composer is shot dead and a woman is found gassed. Who killed them and why?
Thu 23 February 10:35 Marilyn 1953. Crime drama directed by Wolf Rilla and starring Maxwell Reed and Sandra Dorne. The wife of the garage owner is caught with the mechanic, when he is accidentally killed and a cover up begins.
Thu 23 February 12:00 Sons Of The Sea 1939. Drama. The Head of Dartmouth training college is murdered but was he the intended victim? Directed by Maurice Elvey. Starring Leslie Banks and Kay Walsh.
Thu 23 February 13:35 Glimpses – Eastbourne In October 1957 Eastbourne in October 1957. Footage from some of the South’s most beautiful attractions including Eastbourne pier, the 15th Century Herstmonceux Castle in Sussex and Eastbourne model village.
Thu 23 February 14:00 Home to Danger 1951. Crime directed by Terence Fisher. Barbara (Rona Anderson) returns from abroad after her father’s suicide. A changed will leaves Barbara in mortal danger.
Thu 23 February 15:20 The Tree in a Test Tube 1942. Comedy. Directed by Charles MacDonald. Stars Oliver Hardy, Stan Laurel, Pete Smith Laurel and Hardy demonstrate the uses of wood in this World War II propaganda film.
Thu 23 February 15:30 Monty Nash The Man in the Embassy. 1971. Stars Harry Guardino, Armand Alzamora & Carmen Argenziano. Montgomery Nash, an undercover investigator is called in whenever the nation’s security is in question (S1, E4)
Thu 23 February 16:00 Dance Little Lady 1954. Drama. The story of a successful dancer who fights with her husband for the attention of their daughter. Starring Terence Morgan, Mai Zetterling and Guy Rolfe.
Thu 23 February 17:45 Glimpses – Our London Rare archive footage from 1947 of London’s landmarks decades in the past, including Tower Bridge, St Paul’s Cathedral and the Houses of Parliament
Thu 23 February 18:00 BFI: Friend or Foe 1982. CCF Film. Drama. Director: John Krish. WWII evacuee David hates the Germans, but now his life has been saved by one. What is the right thing to do, tell the Army or offer his help?
Thu 23 February 19:30 The Kid From Brooklyn 1946. Comedy. Director: Norman Z Mcleod. Stars Danny Kaye, Eve Arden, Steve Cochran & Virginia Mayo. Through a fluke, a timid milkman knocks out a champion fighter and decides to go pro.
Thu 23 February 21:45 Glimpses – Bushy Heath Rare archive footage of the town of Bushey Heath in the 1960s, featuring a family get-together, a wedding and a stroll down the river
Thu 23 February 22:00 Tread Softly Stranger 1958. Crime Drama. Sizzling Calico (Diana Dors) plans a robbery to cover-up embezzlement and gambling debts of brothers John (George Baker) and Dave (Terence Morgan).
Thu 23 February 23:45 Tell Me Another: Diana Dors Wonderful interview extracts of Diana Dors with personal anecdotes as told to Dick Hills, selected from the series Tell Me Another filmed in 1978.
Thu 23 February 00:00 Mr Kingstreet’s War 1972. Thriller. During the Second World War, American couple Mr Kingstreet (John Saxon) and Maggie (Tippi Hedren), run a reserve that is located between British and Italian colonies in South Africa.
Thu 23 February 01:50 Kiss the Bride Goodbye 1944. Joan’s (Patricia Medina) mother wants her to marry her pompous boss although she loves a soldier (Jimmy Hanley). One of Jean Simmon’s first films.
Thu 23 February 03:40 The Girl on the Boat 1962. Comedy. Stars Norman Wisdom, Millicent Martin & Richard Briers. A film adaptation of P.G. Wodehouse’s Novel. Two Englishmen on a transatlantic liner fall in love with the same woman.
Thu 23 February 05:30 Star Treatment Show Featuring Koffee ‘n Kreme. 1979 by Southern Television for young, up-and-coming entertainers to have a show of their own where they are given the full production treatment to showcase their talent (S1, E3)
       
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Fri 24 February 06:00 The Fighting Champ 1932. Western. Director: John P. McCarthy. Stars Bob Steele, Arletta Duncan & Kit Guard. After getting into a fight with a ranch foreman, Steele finds himself in the fight for his life.
Fri 24 February 07:10 Man In The Mirror 1936. Drama with Edward Everett-Horton & Alastair Sim. A timid businessman, while looking into his mirror, is confronted by his alter ego.
Fri 24 February 08:45 Naked Fury 1959. After a robbery during which the night-watchman is killed, the robbers take his daughter hostage. Stars Kenneth Cope & Reed de Rouen.
Fri 24 February 10:00 Glimpses – Dover US broadcaster Edward Murrow looks back at Britain’s stoic response to the Battle Of Britain in this short film produced by the Ministry of Information
Fri 24 February 10:15 Light up the Sky! 1960. Comedy. Director: Lewis Gilbert. Stars Ian Carmichael, Tommy Steele & Benny Hill. British bittersweet comedy about misfits manning a British Army searchlight battery during the Blitz.
Fri 24 February 12:00 Robbery Under Arms 1957. Action. Directed by Jack Lee and starring Peter Finch, Ronald Lewis and Maureen Swanson. Two brothers join their father in Captain Starlight’s (Finch) bushranger gang in 19th century Australia.
Fri 24 February 14:00 Hillbillies In A Haunted House 1967. Stars Ferlin Husky, John Caradine & Basil Rathbone. Two singers and their agent spend the night at a ramshackle house. Of course, it’s haunted, and they find themselves at the mercy of ghosts.
Fri 24 February 15:45 Glimpses – Bushy Heath Rare archive footage of the town of Bushey Heath in the 1960s, featuring a family get-together, a wedding and a stroll down the river
Fri 24 February 16:00 SOS Pacific 1959. Drama. Directed by Guy Green. Starring Richard Attenborough, Pier Angeli & John Gregson. A seaplane fire forces its passengers, including a prisoner, to make a disastrous water landing.
Fri 24 February 17:50 Glimpses – West of Inverness Silent film footage of the Scottish highlands  with occasional information boards giving details about highland life
Fri 24 February 18:00 Pride Of the Yankees 1942. Drama. Director: Sam Wood. Stars Gary Cooper, Babe Ruth, Teresa Wright & Walter Brennan. A biographical drama based on the life of baseball hall of famer Lou Gehrig.
Fri 24 February 20:25 The Spiritualist 1948. Thriller. Director: Bernard Vorhaus. Stars Turhan Bey, Lynn Bari, Cathy O’Donnell & Richard Carlson. Christine thinks she can hear her late husband calling out of the surf on the beach one night
Fri 24 February 22:00 The Challenge 1960. Crime noir directed by John Gilling and stars Anthony Quayle, Carl Mohner and Jayne Mansfield, who makes a departure from her usual roles, as tough girl Billy in this dark crime story.
Fri 24 February 23:55 Memories of Jayne Mansfield Neil Sean gets together with stars and friends of Jayne Mansfield to discuss her career and impact on British audiences.
Fri 24 February 00:00 Funny Car Summer 1973. Drama. It’s high speed adventure and ever-present danger in this tale of a young drag racer seeking to be the best in the world.
Fri 24 February 01:45 Glimpses – Darwin Was Right Darwin Was Right. Short comedic film about a day at London Zoo including a sea lion show and a monkey garden party.
Fri 24 February 01:55 The Gorbals Story 1950. Drama. Stars Howard Connell & Russell Hunter. A Merton Park Studios Production. A young artist is almost driven to murder from the pressures of living in the Glasgow slum area.
Fri 24 February 03:25 The Big Game 1995. Drama starring Gary Webster and Chris Jury. Factory worker and fly-by-night Jimmy loves a little flutter so when he receives an ‘open sesame’ to a big bucks game, he can’t resist.
Fri 24 February 05:30 Star Treatment Show Featuring Greg Bonham. 1979 by Southern Television for young entertainers to have a show of their own where they are given the full production treatment to showcase their talent (S1, E5)
       
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Sat 25 February 06:00 King of the Underworld 1952. Crime. Director: Victor M. Gover. Stars Tod Slaughter, Patrick Barr, Tucker McGuire & Ingeborg Von Kusserow. A crook is implicated in blackmail, greed for emeralds, a secret formula and murder.
Sat 25 February 07:35 Not Wanted On Voyage 1957. Comedy. The rollicking adventures of two stewards aboard a pleasure cruiser. Starring Ronald Shiner and Brian Rix.
Sat 25 February 09:15 The Sword of Monte Cristo 1951. Adventure. Stars George Montgomery, Rita Corday & Berry Kroeger. Set in 19th Century France, The country’s conniving chief minister will stop at nothing to gain possession of the sword.
Sat 25 February 10:55 BFI: Supersonic Saucer 1956. Directed by Guy Fergusson and starring Marcia Manolescue, Gillian Harrison and Fella Edmonds. A group of schoolchildren come upon an alien from Venus, and help him against a gang of criminals.
Sat 25 February 12:00 What a Whopper 1960. Comedy. What a Whopper is a comedy from former documentarist Gilbert Gunn. Adam Faith stars in this tale about a struggling writer who fakes photographs of the Loch Ness monster.
Sat 25 February 13:45 Glimpses – Our London Rare archive footage from 1947 of London’s landmarks decades in the past, including Tower Bridge, St Paul’s Cathedral and the Houses of Parliament
Sat 25 February 14:00 The Princess & The Pirate 1944. Adventure. Director: David Butler. Stars Bob Hope, Virginia Mayo, Walter Brennan & Victor McLaglen. When pirates attacks cowardly actor Sylvester’s ship, he isn’t quite the hero he’d said he was
Sat 25 February 15:50 Glimpses – Scarborough 1930 Rare archive footage of Scarborough in 1930, featuring a beautiful horse-drawn parade, fisherman on the pier and swimmers braving the elements in the sea
Sat 25 February 16:00 Landfall 1949. War. Director: Ken Annakin. Stars Michael Denison, Patricia Plunkett & Kathleen Harrison. At Coastal Command in Southern England, an RAF pilot is suspended after possibly sinking a British sub.
Sat 25 February 17:45 Glimpses – Dover US broadcaster Edward Murrow looks back at Britain’s stoic response to the Battle Of Britain in this short film produced by the Ministry of Information
Sat 25 February 18:00 The Little Foxes 1941. Drama. Director: William Wyler. Stars Bette Davis, Herbert Marshall, Richard Carlson & Teresa Wright. Aristocrat, Regina Giddens, will let nothing stand in the way of achieving wealth & power.
Sat 25 February 20:15 The Millionairess 1960. Comedy. Director: Anthony Asquith. Stars: Sophia Loren, Peter Sellers & Alastair Sim. Peter Sellers first big hit. She’s the world’s richest woman. But her inheritance comes with a catch
Sat 25 February 22:00 Saturday Night & Sunday Morning 1960. Drama. Director: Karel Reisz. Stars Albert Finney, Rachel Roberts, Shirley Anne Field & Hylda Baker. In Nottingham, Arthur works in a mindless haze, but his love affairs cause him complications.
Sat 25 February 23:45 Glimpses – 1960s England 1960s Life in England. Some great snippets of 1960s England from some of our favourite 60s films. The fashions the songs the cars and the music
Sat 25 February 00:00 Gillian Hills Interview 2016. The star of BEAT GIRL recalls her experiences working on the film.
Sat 25 February 00:30 Beat Girl 1960. Drama. Directed by Edmond T. Gréville and starring Noëlle Adam, Christopher Lee and Oliver Reed. Paul, a divorcee, marries a French lady but his daughter is determined to spoil the relationship.
Sat 25 February 02:15 Jungle Street 1960. Crime. Director: Charles Saunders. Stars Jill Ireland, David McCallum & Kenneth Cope. After Johnny takes the rap for a robbery he committed with Terry, Terry muscles in on Johnny’s girlfriend.
Sat 25 February 03:50 God’s Little Acre 1958. Comedy Drama. Directed by Anthony Mann. Starring Robert Ryan, Tina Louise & Aldo Ray. A poor farmer is obsessed with finding gold on his land supposedly buried by his grandfather.
       
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Sun 26 February 06:00 Tangled Evidence 1934. Crime Thriller. Directed by George A. Cooper. Stars Sam Livesey, Joan Marion & Michael Hogan. A medium is found murdered and suspicion falls on his niece.
Sun 26 February 07:10 The Six Men 1951. Drama. Directed by Michael Law. A story tracing the activities of a gang of crooks whose long run of successful coups has the police in a panic. Starring Harold Warrender & Olga Edwardes.
Sun 26 February 08:30 Forces’ Sweetheart 1953. Comedy directed by Maclean Rogers. Three goofy soldiers played by Harry Secombe, Michael Bentine and Freddie Frinton vie for the affections of the lovely Judy, the ENSA-tainer.
Sun 26 February 10:00 Robbery Under Arms 1957. Action. Directed by Jack Lee and starring Peter Finch, Ronald Lewis and Maureen Swanson. Two brothers join their father in Captain Starlight’s (Finch) bushranger gang in 19th century Australia.
Sun 26 February 12:00 Landfall 1949. War. Director: Ken Annakin. Stars Michael Denison, Patricia Plunkett & Kathleen Harrison. At Coastal Command in Southern England, an RAF pilot is suspended after possibly sinking a British sub.
Sun 26 February 13:45 Glimpses – Dover US broadcaster Edward Murrow looks back at Britain’s stoic response to the Battle Of Britain in this short film produced by the Ministry of Information
Sun 26 February 14:00 Band of Thieves 1962. Musical Comedy with Acker Bilk, Jimmy Thompson, Jennifer Jayne, Geoffrey Sumner & Maudie Edwards. One of the truly great Trad’ Jazz films of all time.
Sun 26 February 15:20 Glimpses – 1930s East Grinstead Footage of East Grinstead & surrounding areas in the 1930s.
Sun 26 February 15:30 Monty Nash Tension in a Troubled Town. 1971. Stars Harry Guardino, Armand Alzamora & Carmen Argenziano. Montgomery Nash, an investigator is called in whenever the nation’s security is in question (S1, E5)
Sun 26 February 16:00 Glimpses – Magic Feet Short documentary film about British football’s ‘star of stars’, Sir Stanley Matthews
Sun 26 February 16:10 Talkies – Vera Day Our guest star is the beautiful Vera Day who discusses her interesting life and career in film.
Sun 26 February 16:25 Woman Eater 1958. Sci-Fi. Directed By Charles Saunders. Stars George Coulouris & Vera Day. A mad scientist captures women and feeds them to a flesh eating tree.
Sun 26 February 17:50 Glimpses – Highway Goods Highway Goods. Educational film about a ‘wooden-headed’ terrible driver and lessons he learns from the highway code.
Sun 26 February 18:00 Best Years of Our Lives 1946. Drama. Director: William Wyler. Stars Dana Andrews, Fredric March, Harold Russell & Myrna Loy. After WW2, the Greatest Generation returned home to great, but bittersweet, fanfare.
Sun 26 February 21:15 Tell Me Another Comedy Greats A Comedy Compilation of stories from Arthur Askey, Jim Dale, Jimmy Jewel, Ted Ray, Roy Hudd, Spike Milligan, Reg Varney, Leslie Phillips, Terry Scott, Thora Hird, Warren Mitchell & Peggy Mount
Sun 26 February 21:45 Glimpses – Bushy Heath Rare archive footage of the town of Bushey Heath in the 1960s, featuring a family get-together, a wedding and a stroll down the river
Sun 26 February 22:00 Noose 1948. Crime drama starring Derek Farr, Carole Landis and Stanley Holloway. Sugiani, a black-market racketeer (Joseph Calleia), is amassing a fortune until reporter Linda Medbury (Landis), is on to him
Sun 26 February 23:50 Glimpses – Swing Tease Enjoy performances from Nat Gonella, The Mills Brothers and Evelyn Dall in these clips from the film Sing As You Swing.
Sun 26 February 00:00 Beach Girls 1982. Comedy. A coming-of-age story about a bookish young woman who changes to a femme fatale during her summer vacation.
Sun 26 February 01:50 Say Hello to Yesterday 1971. Comedy. Director: Alvin Rakoff. Stars Jean Simmons, Leonard Whiting & Evelyn Laye. A bored housewife heads to London and runs into a young Romeo looking for easy sex. But who will use who?
Sun 26 February 03:50 Lena’s Holiday 1990. Comedy starring Nick Mancuso. A young German girl takes her dream holiday to Hollywood – what could go wrong?
Sun 26 February 05:55 Glimpses – Derby Day Derby Day in the 1950’s the bookies, the picnics the crowds and the horses!

Feb 27th - March 5th

TPTV Schedule Feb 27th to March 5th

Printable TPTV Schedule February 27th to March 5th 2017

DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Mon 27 February 06:00 Soho Conspiracy 1950. Drama. Restaurant owners’ daughter Dora (Zena Marshall) and press agent Guy (John Witty) plan a concert to restore a bombed church, but their plans are thwarted by a lawyer who has other plans.
Mon 27 February 07:40 The Detectives Two Time Loser. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West (S1, E1)
Mon 27 February 08:10 Minesweeper 1943. War drama starring Richard Arlen, Jean Parker & Russell Hayden. A former naval deserter is drawn back to the services after the attack on Pearl Harbour.
Mon 27 February 09:30 Raffles (1939) 1939. Adventure. Director: Sam Wood. Stars David Niven, Olivia de Havilland & Dame May Whitty. A Scotland Yard inspector matches his wits with a gentleman cat burglar.
Mon 27 February 11:05 Crazy Days 1962. Comedy. Directed by James M. Anderson. Scenes from the silent era greats. Including Buster Keaton and Charlie Chaplin plus many more. Narrated by Hughie Green
Mon 27 February 12:00 Subway in the Sky 1959. Drama. Directed by Muriel Box. Starring Hildegard Knef, Katherine Kath & Van Johnson. A military doctor is falsely accused of dealing illegal drugs. Can he prove his innocence?
Mon 27 February 13:45 Glimpses – The Shaldon Carnival South Devon September 1st 1938, a day by the sea. Rare archive footage of life in a small British seaside town, featuring a parade, sailing boats and a family trip to the beach
Mon 27 February 14:00 Mr Peabody and the Mermaid 1948. Comedy. Arthur Peabody (William Powell) undergoes a mid-life crisis. Peabody goes on vacation with his wife Polly (Irene Hervey), but he is seduced by a beautiful mermaid played by Ann Blyth.
Mon 27 February 15:30 Take Two Shirley Eaton Interview. Our new series Take Two. Well-known faces from much loved British films and classic television shows talk about their lives and careers in the business. (S1, E12)
Mon 27 February 16:00 Cry From The Streets 1958. Drama starring Max Bygraves, Barbara Murray and Colin Petersen. A welfare worker becomes emotionally involved with a group of homeless children. Music by Larry Adler.
Mon 27 February 18:00 Noah’s Castle 1979. Directed by Colin Nutley. In lawless and hungry Britain a family fights to survive. Starring Marcus Francis, Simon Gipps-Kent and David Neal (S1, E3)
Mon 27 February 18:30 My Foolish Heart 1949. Drama. Director: Mark Robson. Stars Dana Andrews, Susan Hayward & Lois Wheeler. Mary Jane travels to Connecticut to visit her old friend Eloise, whom she hasn’t seen for seven years.
Mon 27 February 20:30 Quiet Woman 1951. Crime drama directed By John Gilling and starring Derek Bond, Jane Hylton and Dora Bryan. A proprietress of a country inn becomes involved with smugglers.
Mon 27 February 22:00 Man In The Attic 1953. Thriller. Director: Hugo Fregonese. Stars Jack Palance, Constance Smith & Byron Palmer. A Landlady begins to suspect her new tenant is Jack the Ripper when a self-described pathologist moves in
Mon 27 February 23:40 Glimpses – Land of Contrasts 1944. Factual. Short documentary film about the contrasting faces of Switzerland – from the Medieval Chillon Castle to the bustling city of Zurich.
Mon 27 February 00:00 Sewers of Gold 1979. Crime thriller. Directed by Francis Megahy and stars Ian McShane, Christopher Matthew and Warren Clarke. A group of fascists plan to finance their work by pulling off a bank robbery.
Mon 27 February 02:00 Magic 1978. Thriller. Directed by Richard Attenborough and starring Anthony Hopkins. A magician’s assistant falls prey to the power of his own act.
Mon 27 February 04:05 Serious Charge 1959. Drama. A new vicar (Anthony Quayle) falls foul of frustrated Hester (Sarah Churchill) as she backs up a false claim made by Larry (Andrew Ray) against the vicar. Cliff Richard sings Living Doll.
       
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Tue 28 February 06:00 Mark of The Phoenix 1957. Crime drama directed by Maclean Rogers and starring Anton Diffring. Crooks steal a secret metal formula and plan to smuggle it into East Germany.
Tue 28 February 07:15 The Detectives House Call. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West (S1, E2)
Tue 28 February 07:45 The Stolen Jools 1931. Comedy. Director: William McGann & Victor Heerman. Stars Norma Shearer, Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Buster Keaton & Edward G. Robinson. A police inspector searches Hollywood for stolen pearls
Tue 28 February 08:10 Captain Scarlett 1953. Adventure. Director: Thomas Carr. Stars Richard Greene, Leonora Amar & Manolo Fabregas. Scarlett returns to France to find the Duke of Corlaine seizing property and terrorizing those who resist.
Tue 28 February 09:45 The Case of Charles Peace 1949. Drama. Made at Merton Park Studios, based on a true story, directed by Norman Lee. The film recounts the exploits through the trial of Charles Peace. Starring Michael Martin-Harvey.
Tue 28 February 11:30 Take Two Jenny Hanley Interview. Our new series Take Two. Well-known faces from much loved British films and classic television shows talk about their lives and careers in the business. (S1, E10)
Tue 28 February 12:00 BFI: Riding High 1939. Comedy. Director: David Macdonald. Stars Helen Haye, John Garrick & Claude Dampier who disrupts the sedate peace of Victorian England to help a blacksmith win both a bicycle race and the girl.
Tue 28 February 13:30 Take Two Sylvia Syms Interview. Our new series Take Two. Well-known faces from much loved British films and classic television shows talk about their lives and careers in the business. (S1, E1)
Tue 28 February 14:00 It’s a Wonderful World 1956. Comedy directed by Val Guest and starring Terence Morgan, George Cole, Kathleen Harrison. Two struggling composers hit on a novel way of producing music backwards!
Tue 28 February 15:45 Glimpses – Musical Moments Directed by Roger Proudlock. Musical performances from a variety of artists, from the Paramount Jazz Quartet to The Kentones.
Tue 28 February 16:00 The Glass Mountain 1949. Drama. The classic tale of a war romance featuring the smash hit music of The Legend of The Glass Mountain. Starring Michael Denison and Dulcie Gray, with vocals from Tito Gobbi.
Tue 28 February 17:55 Glimpses – A Day at the Derby Day Derby Day in the 1950s the bookies, the picnics, the crowds and the horses!
Tue 28 February 18:00 Park Ranger 1978. New Boy. Featuring Norman Bowler as a trainee warden in a national park. (S1, E1)
Tue 28 February 18:30 Enchantment 1948. Drama. Director: Irving Reis. Stars David Niven, Farley Granger, Evelyn Keyes & Teresa Wright. An American ambulance driver stationed in London visits her reclusive grand-uncle.
Tue 28 February 20:30 Port of Escape 1956. Crime drama directed by Anthony Young. Two men on the run hide out in a Thames boat and take the woman owner hostage. Starring Bill Kerr, Googie Withers and Joan Hickson.
Tue 28 February 22:00 Sea of Sand 1958. War. Guy Green. Stars Richard Attenborough, Michael Craig & John Gregson. The Long Range Desert Group go on an expedition through North Africa to destroy a huge Nazi fuel dump.
Tue 28 February 00:00 The Party’s Over 1965. Drama. Directed by Guy Hamilton. A controversial film of its time. A young American girl is caught up in the wild London scene. Starring Oliver Reed.
Tue 28 February 01:50 The Ruthless Four 1968. Western. Four men must survive the greed of each other as they search for a fortune in gold in a remote disused mine. Starring Van Heflin and Gilbert Roland.
Tue 28 February 03:45 A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square 1979. Drama. Released from prison, Pinky (Richard Jordan) vows to go straight, but after taking a maintenance job, he attracts a lot of attention. Starring David Niven
Tue 28 February 05:50 The Great Chase 1949. WC Fields stars in these excerpts from the 1940 feature film The Bank Dick – stars WC Fields, Cora Witherspoon, Una Merkel and Franklin Pangborn.
       
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Wed 01 March 06:00 Adventures Of Jane 1949. Comedy. Directed by Edward G. Whiting. Starring Christabel Leighton-Porter & Stanelli. Jane is given a bracelet by an elderly admirer who plans to use Jane to smuggle diamonds into England.
Wed 01 March 07:10 The Detectives The Trap. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West (S1, E3)
Wed 01 March 07:40 My Wife’s Lodger 1952. Comedy. Director: Maurice Elvey. Stars Diana Dors, Dominic Roche, Olive Sloane. A husband returns from the war to find his children grown up and his wife too friendly with the lodger.
Wed 01 March 09:15 Inn For Trouble 1960. Comedy. Based on the hit TV series, The Larkins. Peggy Mount and David Kossoff are given a pub to run but face many problems.
Wed 01 March 11:00 Dick Powell Theatre Thunder In A Forgotten Town. Dick Powell served as host to this hugely popular 60s series with a glittering cast of guest stars. Starring Steve McQueen, Jackie Cooper & David Niven. (S1, E27)
Wed 01 March 12:00 Child in the House 1956. Drama. Director: Cy Endfield. Stars Phyllis Calvert, Eric Portman & Stanley Baker. A young girl is left with her relatives while her mother is in hospital. Her father, a crook, pays her a visit.
Wed 01 March 13:40 Glimpses – Silversmith Short documentary film about the inner workings of a silversmith’s workshop
Wed 01 March 14:00 The Birthday Present 1957. Drama. Directed by Pat Jackson. Stars Tony Britton, Sylvia Syms, Jack Watling and Geoffrey Keen. A salesman loses his job after serving time in prison and struggles to find a new job.
Wed 01 March 16:00 The Guinea Pig 1948. Drama. Director: Roy Boulting. Stars Richard Attenborough, Bernard Miles & Sheila Sim. Set after WW2. Jack Read, a Cockney boy, becomes a guinea pig in an educational experiment.
Wed 01 March 18:00 Park Ranger 1978. Fugitive. Featuring Norman Bowler as a trainee warden in a national park. (S1, E2)
Wed 01 March 18:30 A Song Is Born 1948. Musical. Director: Howard Hawks. Stars Danny Kaye, Virginia Mayo, Benny Goodman & Louis Armstrong. A group of music professors, including Frisbee & Magenbruch, are writing a music encyclopaedia.
Wed 01 March 20:40 And The Same To You 1959. Comedy starring Sid James, Brian Rix, Leo Franklyn, Tommy Cooper and Vera Day. The boxing-mad nephew of a pious clergyman embarks on an elaborate plan to keep his boxing career a secret.
Wed 01 March 22:00 All Night Long 1962. Directed by Basil Dearden and stars Richard Attenborough, Patrick McGoohan and Keith Mitchell. An East End party is the scene where rival jazz musicians fight over a performer.
Wed 01 March 23:50 Glimpses – V.1. 1944. Documentary short released by The British Ministry Of Information in 1944, describing the attacks made on England by Hitler’s V-1 bombs.
Wed 01 March 00:00 Captain Apache 1971. Western. Stars Lee Van Cleef, Carroll Baker & Stuart Whitman. A Native American becomes an Army officer tasked with investigating a murder. His only clue is buried in the victim’s final words
Wed 01 March 01:50 White Cargo  1973. Comedy. Day-dreamer, Albert (David Jason) has hopes of being a superhero and saving the girls.
Wed 01 March 03:15 Folly To Be Wise 1952. Comedy. Stars Alastair Sim, Elizabeth Allan & Roland Culver. Newly arrived Army Chaplin, Captain Paris (Alastair Sim) attempts to book various acts for the entertainment of a troop of soldiers.
Wed 01 March 05:00 Dick Powell Theatre Who Killed Julie Greer. Dick Powell served as host to this hugely popular 60s series with a glittering cast of guest stars. Starring Lloyd Bridges, Ronald Reagan & Mickey Rooney. (S1, E1)
       
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Thu 02 March 06:00 Ambush In Leopard Street 1962. Crime Thriller. Stars James Kenney & Bruce Seton. A retired thief forms a gang for one last job, a diamond shipment. With good locations and a British cast it’s an enjoyable British B film.
Thu 02 March 07:10 The Detectives Conspiracy Of Silence. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West (S1, E4)
Thu 02 March 07:40 Miss Robin Hood 1952. Comedy. Henry is a mild man who writes adventure stories for his girls. All is fine until he meets Miss Honey! Starring Richard Hearne & Margaret Rutherford. Directed by John Guillermin.
Thu 02 March 09:15 Ball Of Fire 1941. Comedy. Director: Howard Hawks. Stars Gary Cooper, Barbara Stanwyck, Dana Andrews & Allen Jenkins. A young grammarian who lives with a zany group of professors decides to document modern slang.
Thu 02 March 11:30 Take Two Madeline Smith Interview. Our new series Take Two. Well-known faces from much loved British films and classic television shows talk about their lives and careers in the business. (S1, E2)
Thu 02 March 12:00 Demobbed 1944. Comedy. Demobbed from the army, four troublesome soldiers are reunited with their old Sergeant. Starring Norman Evans, Nat Jackley and Dan Young, Directed by John E Blakely.
Thu 02 March 13:50 Glimpses – Our London Rare archive footage from 1947 of London’s landmarks decades in the past, including Tower Bridge, St Paul’s Cathedral and the Houses of Parliament
Thu 02 March 14:00 Outcast of the Islands 1951. Drama. Directed by Carol Reed. Starring Ralph Richardson & Trevor Howard. A clerk in a south sea trading post gets involved in a smuggling plot, eventually betraying his employer in the process.
Thu 02 March 16:00 Time Lock 1957. Adventure. Director: Gerald Thomas. Stars Robert Beatty, Betty McDowall & Vincent Winter. It’s a race against time to save six-year old, Stephen, after he locks himself in a time locked vault.
Thu 02 March 17:30 Take Two Jack Smethurst Interview. Our new series Take Two. Well-known faces from much loved British films and classic television shows talk about their lives and careers in the business. (S1, E3)
Thu 02 March 18:00 Park Ranger 1978. Contest. Featuring Norman Bowler as a trainee warden in a national park. (S1, E3)
Thu 02 March 18:30 Woman in a Dressing Gown 1957. Anthony Quayle & Sylvia Syms star in this British drama about marital strife. Fed up with his wife Amy (Yvonne Mitchell)’s frumpy appearance, long-married Jim begins an affair.
Thu 02 March 20:20 Blackout 1950. Crime Noir with Maxwell Reed and Dinah Sheridan. An ambulance drops a blind patient to the wrong address, where he stumbles over a dead body.
Thu 02 March 21:45 Glimpses – News Thrills of 1942 1942. Highlights of the important war events of the year 1942, including the attack on Pearl Harbour.
Thu 02 March 22:00 Happy Go Lovely 1951. Musical Comedy. Directed by H. Bruce Humberstone. Stars David Niven, Vera-Ellen & Cesar Romero. Niven plays rich but stuffy B.G. Bruno who is head of a successful greetings card firm in Scotland
Thu 02 March 23:50 Glimpses – V.1. 1944. Documentary short released by The British Ministry Of Information in 1944, describing the attacks made on England by Hitler’s V-1 bombs.
Thu 02 March 00:00 High Tide 1980. Thriller. A man just released from prison for manslaughter heads to the West Country to solve the mystery behind his victim’s cryptic last words. Stars Ian McShane, Wendy Morgan & John Bird.
Thu 02 March 01:45 Two Women 1960. Drama. A mother and her young daughter are brutalised mentally and physically in this Oscar-winning war drama. Starring Sophia Loren & Jean-Paul Belmondo.
Thu 02 March 03:40 Entertaining Mr. Sloane 1970. Comedy. Director: Douglas Hickox. Stars: Beryl Reid, Harry Andrews & Peter McEnery. A young charmer, Mr. Sloane, weasels his way into the lives of a brother and sister, while disguising his past
Thu 02 March 05:30 Take Two Sally Thomsett Interview. Our new series Take Two. Well-known faces from much loved British films and classic television shows talk about their lives and careers in the business. (S1, E4)
       
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Fri 03 March 06:00 Shadow of A Man 1954. Crime drama. A town drunk is found dead and the police suspect murder. Starring Paul Carpenter.
Fri 03 March 07:20 The Detectives Hours To live. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West (S1, E5)
Fri 03 March 07:50 Patricia Dainton Presents… Third Alibi. Exclusive interviews with Patricia Dainton who discusses her time on this film and her career in general. (S1, E4)
Fri 03 March 07:55 Third Alibi 1961. Drama. Directed by Montgomery Tully. Starring Laurence Payne, Patricia Dainton. A married composer finds that his affair with his wife’s half-sister has resulted in her death.
Fri 03 March 09:15 Meet Mr Callaghan 1954. Crime drama directed by Charles Saunders. Private detective Slim Callaghan (Derrick De Marney) is hired to find out why a rich uncle changed his will.
Fri 03 March 11:00 The Rogues 1965. Gig Young, David Niven and Charles Boyer are The Rogues, members of two related families of international forgers and conmen. (S1, E5)
Fri 03 March 12:00 They Got Me Covered 1943. Comedy. Director: David Butler. Stars Bob Hope, Dorothy Lamour & Donald Meek. During WW2, A Pulitzer Prize-winning newspaper reporter returns to the U.S. from Moscow as a correspondent.
Fri 03 March 13:50 Glimpses – News Thrills of 1942 1942. Highlights of the important war events of the year 1942, including the attack on Pearl Harbour.
Fri 03 March 14:00 Enchantment 1948. Drama. Director: Irving Reis. Stars David Niven, Farley Granger, Evelyn Keyes & Teresa Wright. An American ambulance driver stationed in London visits her reclusive grand-uncle.
Fri 03 March 16:00 The Wrong Arm Of the Law 1962. Comedy. Director: Cliff Owen. Stars Peter Sellers, Lionel Jeffries, Bernard Cribbins, Michael Caine & Nanette Newman. A gangster learns of a traitor in his midst and makes a deal with the police
Fri 03 March 17:50 Glimpses – News Thrills of 1942 1942. Highlights of the important war events of the year 1942, including the attack on Pearl Harbour.
Fri 03 March 18:00 Park Ranger 1978. Treasure. Featuring Norman Bowler as a trainee warden in a national park. (S1, E4)
Fri 03 March 18:30 Emergency Call 1952. Drama. A young child must have a blood transfusion, but she has a rare blood group. Can a donor be found? Starring Jack Warner and Anthony Steel.
Fri 03 March 20:15 The Big Money 1956. Comedy. Directed by John Paddy Carstairs and starring Ian Carmichael, Belinda Lee and Leslie Philips. A petty thief gets more than he bargained for when he steals a briefcase full of money.
Fri 03 March 22:00 Entertaining Mr. Sloane 1970. Comedy. Director: Douglas Hickox. Stars: Beryl Reid, Harry Andrews & Peter McEnery. A young charmer, Mr. Sloane, weasels his way into the lives of a brother and sister, while disguising his past
Fri 03 March 23:50 BFI: The Hospital Nurse 1941. Factual. Director: Francis Searle. Recruitment film presenting an ideal view of the nursing profession, which is likely to have been in stark contrast with the daily experience of wartime nurses
Fri 03 March 00:00 Villain 1971. Drama. Director: Michael Tuchner. Stars Richard Burton, Ian McShane & Nigel Davenport. Your everyday London businessman and sadistic gang leader. Once you’ve met, you’ll wish you hadn’t.
Fri 03 March 02:00 Britannia Hospital 1982. Black comedy by British director Lindsay Anderson which targets the NHS & contemporary British society in a strange and surreal plot. Stars Leonard Rossiter, Malcom McDowell & Brian Pettifer.
Fri 03 March 04:15 13 East Street 1952. Drama. Directed by Robert Baker. Starring Patrick Holt, Dora Bryan & Michael Balfour. A detective poses as an escaped convict to catch a gang of warehouse robbers.
Fri 03 March 05:30 Take Two Angela Douglas Interview. Our new series Take Two. Well-known faces from much loved British films and classic television shows talk about their lives and careers in the business. (S1, E5)
       
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Sat 04 March 06:00 Rocks of Valpre 1935. Crime. Stars John Garrick, Winifred Shotter, Leslie Perrins. Set in Belgium 1860. A court-martialled officer is freed from Devil’s Island in time to save his beloved from a blackmailing spy.
Sat 04 March 07:30 Fools Rush In 1955. Drama. Director: Victor H. Komow. Stars Frank Silvera, Ken Buckridge & Jean Alexander. A ship with a cargo full of diamonds gets taken over by pirates.
Sat 04 March 08:25 There is Another Sun Directed by Lewis Gilbert. Laurence Harvey is ‘Mag Maguire’ a likeable fairground boxer and Maxwell Reed, ‘Eddie Racer’ a motorbike daredevil rider. The mutual love interest is the lovely Susan Shaw.
Sat 04 March 10:20 Raffles (1939) 1939. Adventure. Director: Sam Wood. Stars David Niven, Olivia de Havilland & Dame May Whitty. A Scotland Yard inspector matches his wits with a gentleman cat burglar.
Sat 04 March 11:50 Glimpses – V.1. 1944. Documentary short released by The British Ministry Of Information in 1944, describing the attacks made on England by Hitler’s V-1 bombs.
Sat 04 March 12:00 Piccadilly Third Stop 1960. Drama. Directed by Wolf Rilla. Starring Terence Morgan, Yôko Tani & John Crawford. Morgan as a playboy petty thief looking for the big time & Crawford as a yank in London and bad tempered crook.
Sat 04 March 13:45 Glimpses – The Shaldon Carnival South Devon September 1st 1938, a day by the sea. Rare archive footage of life in a small British seaside town, featuring a parade, sailing boats and a family trip to the beach
Sat 04 March 14:00 Sailor Beware! 1956. Comedy. Director: Gordon Parry. Stars Gordon Jackson, Peggy Mount, Ronald Lewis & Shirley Eaton. A seaman gets cold feet about his wedding when his mother-in-law to be takes control.
Sat 04 March 15:40 Glimpses – Hovercraft Hovercraft. Short Educational film about the daily workings of the SR.N4 hovercrafts which used to cross the English Channel  detailing the features of the crafts and passengers’ experiences
Sat 04 March 16:00 The Guinea Pig 1948. Drama. Director: Roy Boulting. Stars Richard Attenborough, Bernard Miles & Sheila Sim. Set after WW2. Jack Read, a Cockney boy, becomes a guinea pig in an educational experiment.
Sat 04 March 18:00 The Wrong Arm Of the Law 1962. Comedy. Director: Cliff Owen. Stars Peter Sellers, Lionel Jeffries, Bernard Cribbins, Michael Caine & Nanette Newman. A gangster learns of a traitor in his midst and makes a deal with the police
Sat 04 March 19:50 Glimpses – The Wayward Wind Parkside Productions present Don Archell in ‘The Wayward Wind’.
Sat 04 March 19:55 They Got Me Covered 1943. Comedy. Director: David Butler. Stars Bob Hope, Dorothy Lamour & Donald Meek. During WW2, A Pulitzer Prize-winning newspaper reporter returns to the U.S. from Moscow as a correspondent.
Sat 04 March 21:45 Glimpses – Musical Moments Directed by Roger Proudlock. Musical performances from a variety of artists, from the Paramount Jazz Quartet to The Kentones.
Sat 04 March 22:00 Time Lock 1957. Adventure. Director: Gerald Thomas. Stars Robert Beatty, Betty McDowall & Vincent Winter. It’s a race against time to save six-year old, Stephen, after he locks himself in a time locked vault.
Sat 04 March 23:30 Take Two Valerie Leon Interview. Our new series Take Two. Well-known faces from much loved British films and classic television shows talk about their lives and careers in the business. (S1, E6)
Sat 04 March 00:00 Cool it Carol 1972. Adult Comedy. Joe (Robin Askwith) and Carol (Janet Lynn) decide to head down to London for work. The naive couple become drawn to the more seedy side of London. Also Stars Jess Conrad.
Sat 04 March 02:00 Can You Keep It Up For A Week? 1975. Comedy. Annette (Jill Damas) promises to marry her boyfriend Gil (Jeremy Bulloch), only if he keeps his hands off other women and holds down a proper job for seven days. Starring Neil Hallett.
Sat 04 March 03:50 Invasion of the Bee Girls 1973. Sci-Fi Horror. Starring William Smith, Anitra Ford, Victoria Vetri. A cosmic force is turning earth girls into queen bees who ‘love’ their men to death.
Sat 04 March 05:30 Take Two Nanette Newman Interview. Our new series Take Two. Well-known faces from much loved British films and classic television shows talk about their lives and careers in the business. (S1, E7)
       
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Sun 05 March 06:00 Last Curtain 1937.  An insurance investigator tracks a series of robberies to a gang who are hiding the stolen jewels in the produce of a bakery. First film from Joss Ambler, filmed at Pinewood.
Sun 05 March 07:20 The Lost City 1997. Acton. After surviving a helicopter crash in the uncharted South African wilderness, two young men, a girl and a renegade thief discover an ancient city unknown to civilization.
Sun 05 March 09:15 Ball Of Fire 1941. Comedy. Director: Howard Hawks. Stars Gary Cooper, Barbara Stanwyck, Dana Andrews & Allen Jenkins. A young grammarian who lives with a zany group of professors decides to document modern slang.
Sun 05 March 11:30 Take Two Vicki Michelle Interview. Our new series Take Two. Well-known faces from much loved British films and classic television shows talk about their lives and careers in the business. (S1, E8)
Sun 05 March 12:00 Glimpses – A Day at the Derby Day Derby Day in the 1950s the bookies, the picnics, the crowds and the horses!
Sun 05 March 12:05 The Traitor 1957. Drama. Directed by Michael McCarthy. Starring Anton Diffring & Christopher Lee. Survivors of a WW2 resistance group meet at a country house to find out which of them had betrayed their leader.
Sun 05 March 13:45 Glimpses – Our London Rare archive footage from 1947 of London’s landmarks decades in the past, including Tower Bridge, St Paul’s Cathedral and the Houses of Parliament
Sun 05 March 14:00 The Birthday Present 1957. Drama. Directed by Pat Jackson. Stars Tony Britton, Sylvia Syms, Jack Watling and Geoffrey Keen. A salesman loses his job after serving time in prison and struggles to find a new job.
Sun 05 March 16:00 Time Lock 1957. Adventure. Director: Gerald Thomas. Stars Robert Beatty, Betty McDowall & Vincent Winter. It’s a race against time to save six-year old, Stephen, after he locks himself in a time locked vault.
Sun 05 March 17:30 Take Two Norman Eshley Interview. Our new series Take Two. Well-known faces from much loved British films and classic television shows talk about their lives and careers in the business. (S1, E9)
Sun 05 March 18:00 A Song Is Born 1948. Musical. Director: Howard Hawks. Stars Danny Kaye, Virginia Mayo, Benny Goodman & Louis Armstrong. A group of music professors, including Frisbee & Magenbruch, are writing a music encyclopaedia.
Sun 05 March 20:10 Sailor Beware! 1956. Comedy. Director: Gordon Parry. Stars Gordon Jackson, Peggy Mount, Ronald Lewis & Shirley Eaton. A seaman gets cold feet about his wedding when his mother-in-law to be takes control.
Sun 05 March 21:50 Glimpses – V.1. 1944. Documentary short released by The British Ministry Of Information in 1944, describing the attacks made on England by Hitler’s V-1 bombs.
Sun 05 March 22:00 The Wrong Arm Of the Law 1962. Comedy. Director: Cliff Owen. Stars Peter Sellers, Lionel Jeffries, Bernard Cribbins, Michael Caine & Nanette Newman. A gangster learns of a traitor in his midst and makes a deal with the police
Sun 05 March 23:50 Glimpses – London Food Market Footage of London food markets and docks in the late 1940s
Sun 05 March 00:00 The Mummy’s Shroud 1967. Horror. Director: John Gilling. Stars Andre Morell, Michael Ripper, Elisabeth Sellars & David Buck. An Ancient Egyptian curse settles upon the doomed members of an archaeological expedition.
Sun 05 March 01:50 The Demon 1980. Horror directed by Percival Rubens and starring Jennifer Holmes, Cameron Mitchell and Craig Gardner. The screams you hear may be your own!
Sun 05 March 03:35 Murder At the Grange 1952. Drama. Directed by Victor M. Gover. Starring Tod Slaughter & Patrick Barr. A private investigator is approached by two old ladies who say they are being terrorised.
Sun 05 March 04:10 A Swingin’ Summer 1965. Comedy. Starring Raquel Welch in her debut film. A trio of college kids attempt to ensure summer jobs for themselves by becoming concert promoters at a lakeside dance pavilion.
Sun 05 March 05:50 Glimpses – The Shaldon Carnival South Devon September 1st 1938, a day by the sea. Rare archive footage of life in a small British seaside town, featuring a parade, sailing boats and a family trip to the beach

March 6th to 12th

TPTV Schedule March 6th to March 12th

Printable TPTV Schedule March 6th to March 12th 2017

DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Mon 06 March 06:00 There Was a Young Lady 1953. Comedy. Director: Lawrence Huntington. Stars Michael Denison, Dulcie Gray & Sydney Tafler. A diamond merchants’ secretary gets fired by her new boss for being too efficient.
Mon 06 March 07:45 The Detectives Anatomy Of Fear. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West (S1, E6)
Mon 06 March 08:15 Recoil 1953. Directed by John Gilling. Filmed at Alliance Studios, Twickenham. Stars Elizabeth Sellars, Kieron Moore. A jeweller’s daughter seeks revenge on a gang that robbed and killed her father.
Mon 06 March 09:50 Home and Away 1956. Drama directed by Vernon Sewell and starring Jack Warner, Thora Hird, Harry Fowler and Kathleen Harrison. Based on ‘The Huggetts’ family rivalry when two sons win the football pools.
Mon 06 March 11:30 Take Two Sally Thomsett Interview. Our new series Take Two. Well-known faces from much loved British films and classic television shows talk about their lives and careers in the business. (S1, E4)
Mon 06 March 12:00 Splendor 1935. Comedy. Director: Elliott Nugent. Stars David Niven, Joel McCrea, Miriam Hopkins & Paul Cavanagh. A well-to-do family await their son’s return, but are disappointed when they meet his new wife.
Mon 06 March 13:35 BFI: Listen to Britain 1942. Factual. A depiction of life in wartime England during the Second World War. Director Humphrey Jennings visits many aspects of civilian life. Stars  Leonard Brockington & Joseph Macleod
Mon 06 March 14:00 The Smallest Show On Earth 1957. Comedy. Director: Basil Dearden. Stars Margaret Rutherford, Peter Sellers, Virginia McKenna & Bill Travers. A couple inherit a small cinema are shocked to find a decrepit building.
Mon 06 March 15:35 BFI: To The Rescue 1952. Family. CFF. Director: Jacques Brunius. When George’s poodle is stolen by a thief, he & his sister enlist eccentric dog-lover and village grocer Mr Polly to help them get the pooch back
Mon 06 March 16:00 The Southerner 1945. Drama. Director: Jean Renoir. Stars Zachary Scott, Betty Field and J. Carrol Naish. Nature decides to go against a family of cotton pickers after they decide to get their own ground.
Mon 06 March 17:50 Wheeling Them In Short documentary film about how trailers were used to tantalise audiences and bring them back to the cinema each week.
Mon 06 March 18:00 Noah’s Castle 1979. Directed by Colin Nutley. In lawless and hungry Britain a family fights to survive. Starring Marcus Francis, Simon Gipps-Kent and David Neal (S1, E4)
Mon 06 March 18:30 The Wrong Arm Of the Law 1962. Comedy. Director: Cliff Owen. Stars Peter Sellers, Lionel Jeffries, Bernard Cribbins, Michael Caine & Nanette Newman. A gangster learns of a traitor in his midst and makes a deal with the police
Mon 06 March 20:20 Orders Are Orders 1954. Comedy. An American film crew are making a film in a British army camp, but the soldiers chase the film unit’s girls. Starring Tony Hancock, Sid James & Peter Sellers.
Mon 06 March 21:55 Glimpses – The Wayward Wind Parkside Productions present Don Archell in ‘The Wayward Wind’.
Mon 06 March 22:00 Penny Gold 1973. Drama. Director: Jack Cardiff. Stars James Booth, Francesca Annis & Nicky Henson. Mathew is determined to crack the brutal murder of a young woman whose body is identified by her identical twin.
Mon 06 March 23:45 Glimpses – Carry On Children Carry On Children. Wartime public information film detailing the health service facilities available to Britain’s children. From Mothercraft classes to PE lessons and school dinners.
Mon 06 March 00:00 Death Is A Woman 1966. Drama. Director: Fredric Goode. Stars Mark Burns, Wanda Ventham, Patsy Anne Noble & Shaun Curry. An undercover agent is sent to investigate a narcotics smuggling case on a Mediterranean island.
Mon 06 March 01:40 The Kid From Brooklyn 1946. Comedy. Director: Norman Z Mcleod. Stars Danny Kaye, Eve Arden, Steve Cochran & Virginia Mayo. Through a fluke, a timid milkman knocks out a champion fighter and decides to go pro.
Mon 06 March 03:55 Condemned 1929. Drama. Director: Wesley Ruggles. Stars Ronald Colman, Ann Harding & Dudley Digges. Colman is sent to Devil’s Island, where he becomes romantically involved with the wife of a sadistic warden.
Mon 06 March 05:40 Glimpses – Melodies of the Moment Melodies Of The Moment. Mayhem and music abound at the offices of Messrs Pow Wham and Zowie Radio City.
       
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Tue 07 March 06:00 Flight From Vienna 1956. Drama. Director: Denis Kavanagh. Stars John Bentley, Theodore Bikel & Donald Gray. When a Hungarian official asks for asylum in the west, he is forced to go back home to prove his sincerity
Tue 07 March 07:10 The Detectives Armed And Dangerous. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West (S1, E7)
Tue 07 March 07:40 No Way Back 1949. Drama. A boxer (Terence de Marney) begins on a downward slide losing his wife and money. A childhood sweetheart helps him but complications set in.
Tue 07 March 09:10 Glimpses – V.1. 1944. Documentary short released by The British Ministry Of Information in 1944, describing the attacks made on England by Hitler’s V-1 bombs.
Tue 07 March 09:20 Road To Nashville 1966. The biggest country jamboree ever filmed of its time with an all star country cast: Johnny Cash, Marty Robbins and many more.
Tue 07 March 11:30 Take Two Jenny Hanley Interview. Our new series Take Two. Well-known faces from much loved British films and classic television shows talk about their lives and careers in the business. (S1, E10)
Tue 07 March 12:00 Beautiful But Dangerous 1954. Drama. Rich heiress, Corby Lane (Jean Simmons), returns to a small town to repay the townsfolk for saving her life when she was a child. Starring Robert Mitchum.
Tue 07 March 13:45 Glimpses – The Power We Need 1962. Factual. Director: John Fitzgerald. The economic future of the coal industry in relation to other sources of power. Includes footage of Bevercotes Colliery, Nottinghamshire.
Tue 07 March 14:00 Up In The World 1956. Comedy. Director: John Paddy Carstairs. Stars Norman Wisdom, Maureen Swanson & Jerry Desmonde. A window cleaner works at a country estate where the owner’s son is threatened by kidnappers.
Tue 07 March 15:45 The Good for Nothing 1914. Comedy. Stars Charles Chaplin & Charley Chase A young man hires Charlie to care for his wheelchair bound uncle while he spends time with his girlfriend. Charlie has other ideas
Tue 07 March 16:00 The Iron Petticoat 1956. War. Director: Ralph Thomas. Stars Katharine Hepburn, Bob Hope, James Robertson Justice & Robert Helpmann. A female pilot lands a Russian aircraft on German soil after flying off in a rage.
Tue 07 March 17:50 Glimpses – 1930s East Grinstead Footage of East Grinstead & surrounding areas in the 1930s.
Tue 07 March 18:00 Park Ranger 1978. Waste. Featuring Norman Bowler as a trainee warden in a national park. (S1, E5)
Tue 07 March 18:30 Reach For The Sky 1956. War drama. Directed by Lewis Gilbert and stars Kenneth More, Muriel Pavlow and Lyndon Brook. This is the true story of Douglas Bader, who loses his legs but returns to flight during WW2.
Tue 07 March 21:00 Dick Powell Theatre John J Diggs. Dick Powell served as host to this hugely popular 60s series with a glittering cast of guest stars. Starring Rhonda Fleming. (S1, E2)
Tue 07 March 22:00 Look Back in Anger 1959. Drama. Director: Tony Richardson. Stars Richard Burton, Claire Bloom & Mary Ure. A musician living in near-poverty with his middle class wife releases his pent-up rage, leading to an affair.
Tue 07 March 00:00 The Man Upstairs 1958. Drama. Directed by Don Chaffey. Starring Bernard Lee & Richard Attenborough. After accidentally killing his fiancée’s brother, Peter Watson tries to escape his guilt and changes his name.
Tue 07 March 01:40 A Touch of Love 1969. Drama. Director: Waris Hussein. Stars Sandy Dennis, Ian McKellen & Eleanor Bron. Based on ‘The Millstone’. A Philosophy student falls pregnant after a one night stand with a gay TV presenter.
Tue 07 March 03:45 Time Warp 1980. Sci-Fi. While seeking a cosmic black hole, an astronaut discovers a time warp. Starring Adam West and Gretchen Corbett. Written By Anne Spielberg. Directed by: Robert Emenegger and Allan Sandler
Tue 07 March 05:25 Glimpses – Boy With A Flute 1964. Family. Boy With a Flute. An advertisement in the Personal Column brings elderly Mrs Winters to town with her Salviani painting and leads her to an adventure she could never have imagined.
       
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Wed 08 March 06:00 Angel Who Pawned Her Harp 1954. Drama starring Felix Aylmer, Diane Cilento and Jerry Desmond. A beautiful angel is sent to The Angel, London, to help people with problems, but she has no money to support herself.
Wed 08 March 07:30 The Detectives Bad Eye Rose Rosetti. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West (S1, E8)
Wed 08 March 08:00 Under Your Hat 1940. Comedy. To keep an eye on her secret-agent husband (Jack Hulbert), Kay (Cicely Courtneidge) gets a job as a maid.
Wed 08 March 09:35 Take Two Marc Sinden Interview. Our new series Take Two. Well-known faces from much loved British films and classic television shows talk about their lives and careers in the business. (S1, E11)
Wed 08 March 10:05 Rose of Cimmaron 1952. Western. Director: Harry Keller. Stars Jack Buetel, Mala Powers, Bill Williams. Rose, a young girl fostered by a Cherokee family, seeks revenge after her foster parents are murdered by outlaws
Wed 08 March 11:40 Liz Fraser Presents… Her Life in Film. Liz Fraser Exclusively discusses her life in film.
Wed 08 March 12:00 Liz Fraser Presents… Every Day’s a Holiday. Liz Fraser discusses her character and gives special anecdotes and stories from her time in the film
Wed 08 March 12:05 Every Day’s A Holiday 1964. Musical starring John Leyton, Mike Sarne, Freddie & the Dreamers, Ron Moody, Liz Fraser, Nicholas Parsons and Danny La Rue. A group of high-spirited teens find friendship, love & music.
Wed 08 March 13:55 Glimpses – Who Were You With Last Night Who Were You With Last Night’ with the Paramount Jazz Quartet.
Wed 08 March 14:00 The Shillingbury Blowers 1979. Drama. Directed by Val Guest and stars Robin Nedwell, Diane Keen and Trevor Howard. The arrival of a pop star and his wife, upsets the status quo of the Shillingbury village brass band.
Wed 08 March 15:40 Glimpses – Steam Fair 1960s Croft Darlington Co Durham. Archive footage of a traditional steam fair with a variety of engines and steam fuelled vehicles
Wed 08 March 16:00 Chance of a Lifetime 1950. Comedy. Director: Bernard Miles. Stars Basil Radford, Bernard Miles, Kenneth More, Patrick Troughton & Hattie Jacques. The staff of an engineering firm take over after going on strike.
Wed 08 March 17:50 Glimpses – The Shaldon Carnival South Devon September 1st 1938, a day by the sea. Rare archive footage of life in a small British seaside town, featuring a parade, sailing boats and a family trip to the beach
Wed 08 March 18:00 Park Ranger 1978. Fire. Featuring Norman Bowler as a trainee warden in a national park. (S1, E6)
Wed 08 March 18:30 The Kid From Brooklyn 1946. Comedy. Director: Norman Z Mcleod. Stars Danny Kaye, Eve Arden, Steve Cochran & Virginia Mayo. Through a fluke, a timid milkman knocks out a champion fighter and decides to go pro.
Wed 08 March 20:45 Gaolbreak 1962. Directed by Francis Searle and starring Peter Reynolds, Avice Landon and David Kernan. A mother and her two sons run a newsagents as a front for their criminal activity.
Wed 08 March 22:00 Arthur’s Dyke 2001. Drama. Director: Gerry Poulson. Stars Pauline Quirke, Brian Conley, Robert Daws & Nicholas Farrell. Ramblers recreate their conquest of the Offa’s Dyke Path 20 years earlier but with a woman!
Wed 08 March 00:00 House on Haunted Hill 1959. Horror. Directed by William Castle. Starring Vincent Price & Carol Ohmart. A millionaire invites five people to a ‘haunted house’ party, and whoever makes it through the night earns $10,000.
Wed 08 March 01:35 Beast in the Cellar 1970. Horror. Something is killing British soldiers. Is a terrifying beast at large? Or something even stranger and more deadly? Starring Flora Robson, Beryl Reid, Tessa Wyatt & John Hamill.
Wed 08 March 03:20 Galaxina 1980. Sci-Fi Comedy. Galaxina (Dorothy Stratten) is an android who looks after the crew on board a spacecraft. Playboy centerfold Stratten was killed by her boyfriend before this film premiered.
Wed 08 March 05:10 The Rogues 1965. Gig Young, David Niven and Charles Boyer are The Rogues, members of two related families of international forgers and conmen. (S2, E5)
       
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Thu 09 March 06:00 Final Appointment 1954. Crime. Directed by Terence Fisher and starring John Bentley. Reporters investigate threats against a retired army officer and discover links to a series of murders that occurred during the war.
Thu 09 March 07:20 The Detectives Time And Tide. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West (S1, E9)
Thu 09 March 07:50 The Hostage 1956. Drama. A South American revolutionary is facing death for murder but the President’s daughter in London is taken hostage. Starring Ron Randell.
Thu 09 March 09:20 Song of Paris 1952. Romantic Comedy. Director: John Guillermin. Stars Dennis Price, Anne Vernon & Mischa Auer. Archetypal English gentleman who finds himself in a duel against a dastardly French count.
Thu 09 March 10:55 A Little of What You Fancy 1968. A loving tribute to British Music Hall with Lily Morris and Gus Elen. Featuring original archive film, rare prints, portraits and photographs, it traces what remains of the great music halls.
Thu 09 March 12:00 Story of Shirley Yorke 1948. Drama. Director: Maclean Rogers. Stars Dinah Sheridan, Derek Farr & John Robinson. Nurse Yorke assists her boss, Dr Napier, who is able of effecting a new treatment on the ailing wife of a Lord
Thu 09 March 13:50 BFI: The Hospital Nurse 1941. Factual. Director: Francis Searle. Recruitment film presenting an ideal view of the nursing profession, which is likely to have been in stark contrast with the daily experience of wartime nurses
Thu 09 March 14:00 The Cowboy & the Lady 1938. Drama. Director: H C Potter. Stars Gary Cooper, Merle Oberon & Walter Brennan. An adventure is born when a presidential nominee’s daughter is mistaken for a maid by a cowboy and falls in love.
Thu 09 March 15:50 BFI: New Towns for Old 1942. Factual. This wartime public information film combines impressive shots of industrial poverty with inspiring words scripted by Dylan Thomas, proffering new housing and better lives after the war
Thu 09 March 16:00 The Wrong Arm Of the Law 1962. Comedy. Director: Cliff Owen. Stars Peter Sellers, Lionel Jeffries, Bernard Cribbins, Michael Caine & Nanette Newman. A gangster learns of a traitor in his midst and makes a deal with the police
Thu 09 March 17:50 Glimpses – Our London Rare archive footage from 1947 of London’s landmarks decades in the past, including Tower Bridge, St Paul’s Cathedral and the Houses of Parliament
Thu 09 March 18:00 HG Wells’ Invisible Man Secret Experiment. 1958. Stars Tim Turner, Deborah Watling & Lisa Daniely. A young scientist, Dr. Peter Brady, has been working on a theory of invisibility (S1, E1)
Thu 09 March 18:30 Up In The World 1956. Comedy. Director: John Paddy Carstairs. Stars Norman Wisdom, Maureen Swanson & Jerry Desmonde. A window cleaner works at a country estate where the owner’s son is threatened by kidnappers.
Thu 09 March 20:20 The Weapon 1956. Thriller. Directed by Val Guest. Stars Steve Cochran, Lizabeth Scott, Herbert Marshall & George Cole. In an old abandoned building, Erik finds a 10 year old murder weapon stuck to a brick.
Thu 09 March 22:00 Thunder Rock 1942. Supernatural drama starring Michael Redgrave, Barbara Mullen & James Mason. One of The Boulting Brothers’ finest, a disillusioned writer becomes a lighthouse keeper living in solitude.
Thu 09 March 00:00 Dead of Night 1945. Thriller. Directed by Alberto Cavalcanti, Charles Crichton, Basil Dearden & Robert Hamer. Stars Mervyn Johns & Michael Redgrave. An architect senses impending doom as his dreams become reality.
Thu 09 March 02:05 During One Night 1961. Drama. Directed and written by Sidney J Furie. Starring Don Borisenko & Susan Hampshire. A sensitive story of two airmen. One with a terrible injury and one dealing with life.
Thu 09 March 03:50 Two on the Tiles 1951. Comedy. Director: John Guillermin. Stars Herbert Lom, Hugh McDermott & Brenda Bruce. A husband and wife are blackmailed by the butler on evidence of nights out until they combine to prevent him.
Thu 09 March 05:25 Haunted Palace 1949. Directed by Richard Fisher. This short film documentary features Shaw Desmond, founder of the International Institute for Psychical Research. Shaw relates several famous British hauntings.
       
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Fri 10 March 06:00 The Golden Disc 1958. Pop drama starring Lee Patterson, Mary Steele, Terry Dene & Linda Gray. A young pop composer and singer opens a coffee bar. They are joined by budding singer Terry Dene as himself.
Fri 10 March 07:35 The Detectives The Old Gang. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West (S1, E10)
Fri 10 March 08:05 Patricia Dainton Presents… Tread Softly. Exclusive interviews with Patricia Dainton who discusses her time on this film and her career in general. (S1, E1)
Fri 10 March 08:10 Tread Softly 1952. Crime. Directed by David MacDonald. Stars Frances Day, Patricia Dainton & John Bentley. The star of a London Musical walks out before curtain up, but the show must go on, in a ‘Haunted Theatre’.
Fri 10 March 09:40 The Way Ahead 1944. War. Director: Carol Reed. Stars Jimmy Hanley, Stanley Holloway, Trevor Howard & David Niven. After a battalion suffers casualties at Dunkirk, the gaps in the ranks must be filled by ‘call-ups’.
Fri 10 March 11:55 Rescue By The Rails Mary and John’s romance is doomed by her father’s disapproval, until John gets the chance to redeem himself in this comedy short
Fri 10 March 12:00 Magic Town 1947. Comedy. An opinion pollster finds a town which is a perfect mirror of U.S. opinions. Starring James Stewart, Jane Wyman and Kent Smith
Fri 10 March 14:00 Three Men In A Boat 1956. Comedy. Director: Ken Annakin. Stars Laurence Harvey, Jimmy Edwards & David Tomlinson. Based on the Jerome K Jerome novel. The story follows three men who decide to go on holiday on the Thames.
Fri 10 March 15:50 Glimpses – V.1. 1944. Documentary short released by The British Ministry Of Information in 1944, describing the attacks made on England by Hitler’s V-1 bombs.
Fri 10 March 16:00 Time Lock 1957. Adventure. Director: Gerald Thomas. Stars Robert Beatty, Betty McDowall & Vincent Winter. It’s a race against time to save six-year old, Stephen, after he locks himself in a time locked vault.
Fri 10 March 17:30 Take Two Angela Douglas Interview. Our new series Take Two. Well-known faces from much loved British films and classic television shows talk about their lives and careers in the business. (S1, E5)
Fri 10 March 18:00 HG Wells’ Invisible Man Crisis In The Desert. 1958. Stars Tim Turner, Deborah Watling & Lisa Daniely. Peter Brady finds himself being flown to the Middle East where British secret agent is a prisoner (S1, E2)
Fri 10 March 18:30 The Good Die Young 1954. Thriller. Director: Lewis Gilbert. Stars Robert Morley, Joan Collins, Laurence Harvey & Margaret Leighton. A group of down-and-outs are holding up a post office van when things start to go wrong
Fri 10 March 20:30 The House Across the Lake 1954. Crime drama. Directed & written by Ken Hughes. Stars Alex Nicol, Hillary Brooke & Sidney James. An American living in England is enticed into a scheme by a beautiful blonde to murder her husband
Fri 10 March 22:00 Room At The Top 1959. Drama. Director: Jack Clayton. Stars Laurence Harvey, Simone Signoret & Heather Sears. Joe Lampton arrives in a Yorkshire town with ambitions and finds solace in the arms of an older woman.
Fri 10 March 00:15 Millennium 1989. Sci-Fi. Director: Michael Anderson. Stars Kris Kristofferson, Cheryl Ladd, Daniel J Travanti and Robert Joy. Bill smith falls in love with a woman from the future on a mission to save humanity.
Fri 10 March 02:10 Endless Night 1972. Thriller. Directed by Sidney Gilliat. Stars Hayley Mills, Hywel Bennett & Britt Ekland. Based on an Agatha Christie novel. A couple are threatened after building their dream home on cursed land.
Fri 10 March 04:10 A Chorus of Disapproval 1989. Musical. A newcomer joins a village theatre company but finds more happens off stage than on it! Starring Anthony Hopkins & Jeremy Irons. Written by Alan Ayckbourn. Directed by Michael Winner.
       
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Sat 11 March 06:00 Gert & Daisy’s Weekend 1941. Comedy. Gert and Daisy are put in charge of a group of tearaway evacuee children. Starring Elsie Waters and Doris Waters.
Sat 11 March 07:35 Glimpses – Our London Rare archive footage from 1947 of London’s landmarks decades in the past, including Tower Bridge, St Paul’s Cathedral and the Houses of Parliament
Sat 11 March 07:45 Smokescreen 1964. Drama. Directed by Jim O’Connolly. Starring Peter Vaughan, John Carson & Yvonne Romain. A blazing car goes over the cliff to the east of Brighton. Suspicions mount when no body can be found.
Sat 11 March 09:15 The Shipbuilders 1943. Drama. Director: John Baxter. Stars Clive Brook, Finlay Currie, Moira Lister & John Turnbull. Set in a Clyde dockyard, a millionaire shipbuilder & his best riveter symbolize British unity in WW2
Sat 11 March 10:50 BFI: Pop Pirates 1984. Family. Directed by Joe Grossman and starring Roger Daltrey, George Sweeny and Joe Melia. A group’s rise is hampered when a member gets involved with video piracy.
Sat 11 March 12:00 Three Men In A Boat 1956. Comedy. Director: Ken Annakin. Stars Laurence Harvey, Jimmy Edwards & David Tomlinson. Based on the Jerome K Jerome novel. The story follows three men who decide to go on holiday on the Thames.
Sat 11 March 13:50 Glimpses – Magic Feet Short documentary film about British football’s ‘star of stars’, Sir Stanley Matthews
Sat 11 March 14:00 Chance of a Lifetime 1950. Comedy. Director: Bernard Miles. Stars Basil Radford, Bernard Miles, Kenneth More, Patrick Troughton & Hattie Jacques. The staff of an engineering firm take over after going on strike.
Sat 11 March 15:50 Glimpses – London Food Market Footage of London food markets and docks in the late 1940s
Sat 11 March 16:00 The Iron Petticoat 1956. War. Director: Ralph Thomas. Stars Katharine Hepburn, Bob Hope, James Robertson Justice & Robert Helpmann. A female pilot lands a Russian aircraft on German soil after flying off in a rage.
Sat 11 March 17:50 Glimpses – News Thrills of 1942 1942. Highlights of the important war events of the year 1942, including the attack on Pearl Harbour.
Sat 11 March 18:00 HG Wells’ Invisible Man Behind The Mask. 1958. Stars Tim Turner, Deborah Watling & Lisa Daniely. Dr. Brady is tricked into helping a woman he finds at a car accident site (S1, E3)
Sat 11 March 18:30 Moulin Rouge 1952. Drama. Director: John Huston. Stars Jose Ferrer & Zsa Zsa Gabor. The story is that of the crippled artist who forgets his worries by drinking and mingling at the Moulin Rouge nightclub in Paris.
Sat 11 March 20:55 Dick Powell Theatre Out Of The Night. Dick Powell served as host to this hugely popular 60s series with a glittering cast of guest stars. Starring Charles McGraw & Feto Scotti. (S1, E3)
Sat 11 March 21:55 Glimpses – The Jubilee May 06 1935 The Jubilee May 06 1935. See the excitement all over London as the capital prepares to celebrate King George V’s Silver Jubilee in 1935
Sat 11 March 22:00 Time Lock 1957. Adventure. Director: Gerald Thomas. Stars Robert Beatty, Betty McDowall & Vincent Winter. It’s a race against time to save six-year old, Stephen, after he locks himself in a time locked vault.
Sat 11 March 23:30 Take Two Shirley Eaton Interview. Our new series Take Two. Well-known faces from much loved British films and classic television shows talk about their lives and careers in the business. (S1, E12)
Sat 11 March 00:00 Look Back in Anger 1959. Drama. Director: Tony Richardson. Stars Richard Burton, Claire Bloom & Mary Ure. A musician living in near-poverty with his middle class wife releases his pent-up rage, leading to an affair.
Sat 11 March 02:00 The Rough and the Smooth 1959. Drama. Starring Nadja Tiller, Tony Britton and William Bendix. Directed by Robert Siodmak. An archaeologist forsakes his fiancée for a passionate affair with a beautiful German woman.
Sat 11 March 04:05 The Tommy Steele Story 1957. Drama. Directed by Gerard Bryant. Stars Patrick Westwood, Tom Littlewood & Tommy Steele. A rags-to-riches tale of a young merchant seaman called Tommy who discovers a certain way with the guitar
Sat 11 March 05:45 Arthur & Kitty A look into the lives of Arthur Lucan & Kitty McShane and the development of the great comedy, Old Mother Riley.
       
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Sun 12 March 06:00 Radio Cab Murder 1954. Crime drama directed by Vernon Sewell and filmed at Nettelfold. An ex-convict taxi driver poses as a crook to catch a bank robber. Starring Jimmy Hanley and Sam Kydd.
Sun 12 March 07:30 The Limping Man 1953. Crime. Frank (Lloyd Bridges), an American, returns to England to see his war-time sweetheart (Moira Lister) but witnesses a shooting whilst leaving the plane.
Sun 12 March 08:55 Gorgo 1961. Sci-Fi. An undersea earthquake causes some sea-monsters to surface. Gorgo is captured and is taken to be displayed in London, but Gorgo’s mother is looking for her baby. Starring Bill Travers.
Sun 12 March 10:25 The Shillingbury Blowers 1979. Drama. Directed by Val Guest and stars Robin Nedwell, Diane Keen and Trevor Howard. The arrival of a pop star and his wife, upsets the status quo of the Shillingbury village brass band.
Sun 12 March 12:00 Moulin Rouge 1952. Drama. Director: John Huston. Stars Jose Ferrer & Zsa Zsa Gabor. The story is that of the crippled artist who forgets his worries by drinking and mingling at the Moulin Rouge nightclub in Paris.
Sun 12 March 14:25 The Smallest Show On Earth 1957. Comedy. Director: Basil Dearden. Stars Margaret Rutherford, Peter Sellers, Virginia McKenna & Bill Travers. A couple inherit a small cinema are shocked to find a decrepit building.
Sun 12 March 16:00 The Southerner 1945. Drama. Director: Jean Renoir. Stars Zachary Scott, Betty Field and J. Carrol Naish. Nature decides to go against a family of cotton pickers after they decide to get their own ground.
Sun 12 March 17:50 Glimpses – South of England Silent colour footage of the South of England and Cornwall
Sun 12 March 18:00 HG Wells’ Invisible Man Picnic With Death. 1958. Stars Tim Turner, Deborah Watling. Peter’s existence becomes public knowledge, while Sally’s friend needs help when her stepfather plots to kill her mother. (S1, E4)
Sun 12 March 18:30 The Good Die Young 1954. Thriller. Director: Lewis Gilbert. Stars Robert Morley, Joan Collins, Laurence Harvey & Margaret Leighton. A group of down-and-outs are holding up a post office van when things start to go wrong
Sun 12 March 20:30 Sally Ann Choice. 1979. Stars Julia Chambers, Stephanie Cole, Sam Kydd & Frank Mills. Drama focusing on the members of the Salvation Army, centred on the Sally Ann hostel
Sun 12 March 21:00 Dick Powell Theatre Somebody’s Waiting. Dick Powell served as host to this hugely popular 60s series with a glittering cast of guest stars. Starring Mickey Rooney & Susan Oliver. (S1, E4)
Sun 12 March 22:00 Room At The Top 1959. Drama. Director: Jack Clayton. Stars Laurence Harvey, Simone Signoret & Heather Sears. Joe Lampton arrives in a Yorkshire town with ambitions and finds solace in the arms of an older woman.
Sun 12 March 00:15 Death Is A Woman 1966. Drama. Director: Fredric Goode. Stars Mark Burns, Wanda Ventham, Patsy Anne Noble & Shaun Curry. An undercover agent is sent to investigate a narcotics smuggling case on a Mediterranean island.
Sun 12 March 01:55 Millennium 1989. Sci-Fi. Director: Michael Anderson. Stars Kris Kristofferson, Cheryl Ladd, Daniel J Travanti and Robert Joy. Bill smith falls in love with a woman from the future on a mission to save humanity.
Sun 12 March 03:55 Yesterday’s Hero 1979. Drama. Starring Ian McShane, Suzanne Somers & Adam Faith. Written by Jackie Collins. A has-been, alcoholic former soccer star is determined to make a comeback with the help of his ex-girlfriend.
Sun 12 March 05:45 Glimpses – The Power We Need 1962. Factual. Director: John Fitzgerald. The economic future of the coal industry in relation to other sources of power. Includes footage of Bevercotes Colliery, Nottinghamshire.