Talking Pictures TV Programme Schedule

March 27th - April 2nd

TPTV Schedule March 27th to April 2nd

Printable TPTV Schedule March 27th to April 2nd 2017

DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Mon 27 March 06:00 A Tale of Five Cities 1951. Drama. Stars Bonar Colleano, Barbara Kelly, Eva Bartok & Gina Lollobrigida. When an Englishman leaves America to enlist in the RAF, his gruelling combat experiences result in a loss of memory.
Mon 27 March 07:45 The Detectives A Barrel Full Of Moneys. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West (S1, E21)
Mon 27 March 08:45 End of the Line 1957. Directed by Charles Saunders. Starring Alan Baxter, Barbara Shelley & Jennifer Jayne. Given a fake alibi Mike robs a ‘fence’ of stolen jewels. The fence is found dead and Mike is blackmailed.
Mon 27 March 10:05 Glimpses: 1930s by the Sea Memories of a traditional seaside holiday in 1930s England.
Mon 27 March 10:20 The Galloping Major 1951. Director: Henry Cornelius. Stars Basil Radford, Sidney James, Jimmy Hanley & Janette Scott. A retired British Major wants to get into horse racing but accidently buys the wrong horse.
Mon 27 March 12:00 The Red House 1947. Drama. Directed by Delmer Daves and starring Edward G Robinson, Lon McCallister, Judith Anderson and Rory Calhoun. Two girls, when told not to, explore mysterious woodland and discover secrets
Mon 27 March 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
Mon 27 March 15:50 Glimpses: Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp … Lamp. 1934. Animation. The classic tale of Aladdin and his lamp, retold in this zany black-and-white cartoon.
Mon 27 March 16:00 Our Girl Friday 1953. Comedy. Directed by Noel Langley. A British cast lead this story about a shipwrecked group on a tropical island. Stars Joan Collins, George Cole, Kenneth More & Peter Sellers voices the Parrot
Mon 27 March 17:30 June Allyson Love Is A Headache. Stars June Allyson as the regular hostess and occasional star of this  dramatic anthology series, from light comedy to melodrama with incredible support from other stars. (S1, E7)
Mon 27 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, E7)
Mon 27 March 18:30 Broken Journey 1948. Drama. Director: Ken Annakin & Michael C Chorlton. Stars Phyllis Calvert, James Donald, David Tomlinson & Margot Grahame. A plane crash lands miles from civilisation. The passengers must prevail
Mon 27 March 20:15 Dead Man’s Kit 1980. Thriller. Directed by Colin Bucksey and starring Larry Lamb, Cherie Lunghi, Philip Locke and Clive Merrison. An investigation into a strange death gets more complicated when another body appears
Mon 27 March 22:00 The Beachcomber 1954. Comedy-drama. Directed by Muriel Box and starring Glynis Johns, Robert Newton and Donald Sinden. Drunken womaniser, Ted, is sent to a tropical island by his family where he meets new friends.
Mon 27 March 23:40 Glimpses: Western Melodies Stars Dick Foran & Anne Gwynne. A collection of musical numbers from Westerns, featuring archive footage of frontier life.
Mon 27 March 00:00 Hands Of The Ripper 1971. Horror. Director: Peter Sasdy. Stars Eric Porter, Jane Merrow, Angharad Rees & Dora Bryan. Jack the Ripper’s daughter seems possessed by her father’s spirit 15 years after her mother’s murder.
Mon 27 March 01:40 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 March 03:50 Fort Algiers 1953. Drama. Director: Lesley Selander. Stars Yvonne De Carlo, Carlos Thompson & Raymond Burr. In northwest Africa, a tribal leader tries to stir up a rebellion against the ruling powers.
Mon 27 March 05:25 Empires, Hippodromes & Palaces The golden days of variety with memories of all your favourite stars in one nostalgic show featuring, Des O Connor, Barry Cryer, Michael Crawford, Anita Harris and many more.
       
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Tue 28 March 06:00 Glimpses: Felix The Cat Felix the Cat travels all the way to Russia to help his friend solve a puzzle in this cartoon short.
Tue 28 March 06:10 The Voice Of Merrill 1952. Crime Drama. Directed by John Gilling. Starring Valerie Hobson, James Robertson Justice & Sam Kydd. A dying author frames a radio narrator for killing his secretary.
Tue 28 March 07:50 The Detectives Lucky Break. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West (S1, E22)
Tue 28 March 08:50 Glimpses: Olympic Winter Thrills 1948 Short film showing exciting highlights of the races and pageantry at Switzerland’s 1948 Winter Olympics.
Tue 28 March 09:05 Life In Danger 1959. Crime thriller directed by Terry Bishop and stars Derren Nesbitt. A child murderer escapes from an asylum.
Tue 28 March 10:20 I’ll Get You For This 1951. Drama. Director Joseph M. Newman. Stars George Raft, Coleen Gray & Enzo Staiola. A gambler discovers he has been framed for the murder of a Treasury Agent and goes on a journey to clear his name
Tue 28 March 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 28 March 13:45 Glimpses: World War 1 The War Years A short instructional film detailing the history of the First World War for younger audiences.
Tue 28 March 14:00 She knows Y’know 1962. Comedy. Director: Montgomery Tully. Stars Hylda Baker, Cyril Smith, Joan Sanderson & Alfred Burke. A young girl’s sudden pregnancy unfolds dramas between two families.
Tue 28 March 15:30 June Allyson Child Lost. Stars June Allyson as the regular hostess and occasional star of this dramatic anthology series, from light comedy to melodrama with incredible support from other stars. (S1, E8)
Tue 28 March 16:00 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
Tue 28 March 18:00 HG Wells’ Invisible Man The Prize. 1959. Stars Tim Turner, Deborah Watling & Lisa Daniely. Peter Brady travels to Scandinavia to collect an international prize for his contribution to science (S2, E4)
Tue 28 March 18:30 Richard III 1955. Drama. Director: Laurence Olivier. Stars Laurence Olivier, Cedric Hardwicke, Claire Bloom & John Gielgud. An adaptation of the Shakespeare performance about the wicked King’s rise to power.
Tue 28 March 21:30 June Allyson Night Out. Stars June Allyson as the regular hostess and occasional star of this dramatic anthology series, from light comedy to melodrama with incredible support from other stars. (S1, E9)
Tue 28 March 22:00 All Over The Town 1949. Drama. Director: Derek N. Twist. Norman Wooland, Sarah Churchill, Bryan Forbes & James Hayter. After serving in the RAF during WW2, Nat Hearn struggles to return to his pre-war job.
Tue 28 March 23:45 Glimpses: 1930s by the Sea Memories of a traditional seaside holiday in 1930s England.
Tue 28 March 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.
Tue 28 March 02:30 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.
Tue 28 March 04:10 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.
Tue 28 March 05:40 Glimpses: The Gay Nineties 1942. Stars Johnny Downs, Susan Miller & Clyde Cook. Songs popular in ‘The Gay Nineties’ are performed by Johnny Downs, Susan Miller & Clyde Cook in this short film
       
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Wed 29 March 06:00 Faces in the Dark 1960. Drama. Directed by David Eady. Starring John Gregson, Mai Zetterling & John Ireland. Richard, a factory owner, becomes blind during an experiment on the very day his wife wants a divorce.
Wed 29 March 07:45 The Detectives Piece Of Tomorrow. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West (S1, E23)
Wed 29 March 08:45 The Stars Look Down 1939. Directed by Carol Reed. Starring Michael Redgrave and Margaret Lockwood. Davey Fenwick leaves his mining village on a university scholarship intent on returning to better support the miners.
Wed 29 March 10:45 Serena 1962. Drama. Directed by Peter Maxwell. Starring Patrick Holt, Emrys Jones & Honor Blackman. An inspector strives to solve the mystery of an artist’s dead wife. The artist becomes the main suspect.
Wed 29 March 12:00 The Fabulous Dorseys 1947. Musical. Tommy and Jimmy Dorsey play themselves in this rise and rise story of the fabulous Dorsey brothers.
Wed 29 March 13:45 Glimpses: 1930s by the Sea Memories of a traditional seaside holiday in 1930s England.
Wed 29 March 14:00 Hyde Park Corner 1935. Drama. Directed by Sinclair Hill and starring Gordon Harker, Binnie Hale and Eric Portman. A duel is destined to be repeated when the two descendants of the original duel meet.
Wed 29 March 15:40 Glimpses: The Gay Nineties 1942. Stars Johnny Downs, Susan Miller & Clyde Cook. Songs popular in ‘The Gay Nineties’ are performed by Johnny Downs, Susan Miller & Clyde Cook in this short film
Wed 29 March 16:00 Rogue’s Yarn 1956. Crime drama directed by Vernon Sewell. A husband plots to kill his rich wife. Does he have the perfect alibi? Starring Derek Bond and Hugh Latimer.
Wed 29 March 17:35 Glimpses: Western Melodies Stars Dick Foran & Anne Gwynne. A collection of musical numbers from Westerns, featuring archive footage of frontier life.
Wed 29 March 18:00 HG Wells’ Invisible Man Flight Into Darkness. 1959. Stars Tim Turner, Deborah Watling & Lisa Daniely. A scientist is talked into believing his new discovery will endanger the safety of mankind (S2, E5)
Wed 29 March 18:30 Guilt Is My Shadow 1950. Drama. Directed by Roy Kellio. Stars Patrick Holt, Elizabeth Sellars and Peter Reynolds. A farmer is enjoying an idyllic life in Devon, until his nephew arrives on the run from the police.
Wed 29 March 20:15 The Green Man 1956. Comedy. Stars Alastair Sim, Raymond Huntley, George Cole & Terry-Thomas. A watchmaker turns out to be an assassin whose target is a leading politician but his plans are stalled.
Wed 29 March 21:55 Glimpses: Charlie Chaplin Chaplin will try anything to escape the police on his tail in this comedy short
Wed 29 March 22:00 Passage Home 1955. Drama. Director: Roy Ward Baker. Starring: Peter Finch, Diane Cilento and Anthony Steel. A young woman comes to regret her rescue from a difficult situation in South America.
Wed 29 March 00:00 The 14 1973. Drama. Director: David Hemmings. Stars Jack Wild, Alun Armstrong, June Brown & Cheryl Hall. Based on a true story in London’s East End. 14 kids stick together after the death of their mother.
Wed 29 March 01:55 Cynara 1932. Drama. Director: King Vidor. Stars Ronald Colman, Kay Francis & Phyllis Barry. Jim Warlock has always been conservative, but soon has a passionate affair when his wife leaves town for a few days
Wed 29 March 03:30 A Special Day 1977. Drama. Starring Sophia Loren, Marcello Mastroianni & John Verno. Two neighbours, a persecuted journalist and a resigned housewife, meet during Hitler’s visit to Italy in 1938.
Wed 29 March 05:30 June Allyson The Girl. Stars June Allyson as the regular hostess and occasional star of this dramatic anthology series, from light comedy to melodrama with incredible support from other stars. (S1, E10)
       
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Thu 30 March 06:00 Mysterious Mr Nicholson 1947. Crime drama. Directed by Oswald Mitchell and starring Anthony Hulme, Lesley Osmond and Frank Hawkins. A solicitors’ clerk is sent to deliver a will and finds the recipient murdered.
Thu 30 March 07:30 The Detectives Beyond Reasonable Doubt. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West (S1, E24)
Thu 30 March 08:30 Mystery of Wentworth… 1940. Crime drama. Directed by William Nigh and starring Boris Karloff, Marjorie Reynolds and Grant Withers. Mr. Wong and a reporter investigate a shipping magnate’s murder.
Thu 30 March 09:50 Big Ben Calling 1935. Musical about a cafe proprietress, a radio salesman and a composer who set up a pirate radio station. Starring Leslie French, Hughie Green & Mary Lawson.
Thu 30 March 10:40 The Monkey’s Paw 1948. Horror. A curio dealer sells a monkey’s paw that can grant the possessor three wishes but warns that disaster will follow. Starring Michael Martin-Harvey, Sydney Tafler & Alfie Bass.
Thu 30 March 12:00 She knows Y’know 1962. Comedy. Director: Montgomery Tully. Stars Hylda Baker, Cyril Smith, Joan Sanderson & Alfred Burke. A young girl’s sudden pregnancy unfolds dramas between two families.
Thu 30 March 13:30 June Allyson The Wall Between. Stars June Allyson as the regular hostess and occasional star of this dramatic anthology series, from light comedy to melodrama with incredible support from other stars. (S1, E11)
Thu 30 March 14:00 Make Me an Offer 1954. Comedy. Directed by Cyril Frankel. Starring Peter Finch. The story of Charlie, who as a boy fell in love with a Portland Vase on a trip to a museum, pursues his dream as an antiques dealer.
Thu 30 March 15:45 BFI: The District Nurse 1942. Factual. Directed John Page. The diary of a typical working day and the non-stop work of a wartime district nurse.
Thu 30 March 16:00 Laurel & Hardy: Home Movies Directed by Rowland V. Lee. Stars Stan Laurel & Oliver Hardy. Rare home movie footage of Stan, Ollie and other rarities!
Thu 30 March 16:35 Flying Deuces 1939. Comedy. Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy join the foreign legion to get over Ollie’s broken heart.
Thu 30 March 17:55 Oliver Hardy Interview Oliver Hardy reminisces about his 23-year relationship with Stan Laurel and his early career before the famous partnership was formed, in an interview with Jack Mangan
Thu 30 March 18:00 HG Wells’ Invisible Man Decoy. 1959. Stars Tim Turner, Deborah Watling & Lisa Daniely. Twin sister entertainers visit London as guests of the government, but one disappears mysteriously (S2, E6)
Thu 30 March 18:30 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.
Thu 30 March 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
Thu 30 March 22:00 East of Elephant Rock 1978. Drama. Directed by Don Boyd. An all-star British cast of John Hurt, Judi Bowker, Jeremy Kemp & Anton Rodgers star in this story of passion and murder set in the last days of Colonial rule.
Thu 30 March 23:45 Glimpses: Yesterday Lives Again A collection of antique newsreel footage featuring popular personalities of the early 1900s including the Wright Brothers, Lillian Russell and Buffalo Bill
Thu 30 March 00:00 The Adventures of Marco Polo 1938. Adventure. Director: Archie Mayo. Stars Alan Hale, Basil Rathbone, Binnie Barnes & Gary Cooper. Marco Polo sets sail for Peking, China. But plot to overthrow the emperor is revealed.
Thu 30 March 02:05 Public Nuisance No. 1 19.36. Comedy. Directed by Marcel Varnel and stars Frances Day, Arthur Riscoe and Muriel Aked. A young man goes to work as a waiter in a French hotel in this early British comedy with music.
Thu 30 March 03:40 The High Country 1980. Adventure with Timothy Bottoms, Linda Purl and George Sims. A sensitive portrait of love, uniting two disillusioned misfits running away from the societies that are trying to tame them.
Thu 30 March 05:35 Glimpses: Western Melodies Stars Dick Foran & Anne Gwynne. A collection of musical numbers from Westerns, featuring archive footage of frontier life.
       
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Fri 31 March 06:00 Glimpses: Getting Married In The 60s A nostalgic glimpse of getting married in England in the 60s. The Cars, fashion, locations and traditional family gatherings.
Fri 31 March 06:10 Crow Hollow 1952. Drama. Directed by Michael McCarthy. Starring Natasha Parry & Donald Houston. In a spooky mansion, one of three sinister spinsters tries to poison her nephew’s wife to steal a large inheritance.
Fri 31 March 07:30 The Detectives Hit And Miss. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West (S1, E25)
Fri 31 March 08:30 Night Was Our Friend 1952. Crime Drama. Missing for two years, Martin (Michael Gough) returns home to his wife who is now with another man. Starring Elizabeth Sellars & Michael Gough.
Fri 31 March 09:45 What Men Live By 1938. Fantasy. Directed by Vernon Sewell and starring Esmond Knight, Eliot Makeham and Olga Lindo. A film based a on the story by Leo Tolstoy about a shoemaker, his wife and an angel punished by God.
Fri 31 March 10:30 Vicious Circle 1957. Thriller. Director: Gerald Thomas. Stars John Mills, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Lionel Jeffries & Noelle Middleton. Howard finds himself in a predicament after he finds an actress murdered in his flat.
Fri 31 March 12:00 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 31 March 14:00 Glimpses: Scotland in 1958 A nostalgic look at Scotland in 1958 exploring one familie’s milestones; a new house, a trip to Easterhouse, a christening for Janie with traditional 50s party games and a visit to Kinrara
Fri 31 March 14:10 Once A Sinner 1950. Drama. A lowly bank clerk marries a good time girl but she two-times him for her old crooked boyfriend (Sydney Tafler). Starring Jack Watling, Pat Kirkwood and Thora Hird.
Fri 31 March 15:50 Glimpses: 1930s by the Sea Memories of a traditional seaside holiday in 1930s England.
Fri 31 March 16:00 The Red House 1947. Drama. Directed by Delmer Daves and starring Edward G Robinson, Lon McCallister, Judith Anderson and Rory Calhoun. Two girls, when told not to, explore mysterious woodland and discover secrets
Fri 31 March 18:00 HG Wells’ Invisible Man The White Rabbit. 1959. Stars Tim Turner, Deborah Watling & Lisa Daniely. A lab rabbit is responsible for unveiling one of the most cunning schemes ever created (S2, E7)
Fri 31 March 18:30 Broken Journey 1948. Drama. Director: Ken Annakin & Michael C Chorlton. Stars Phyllis Calvert, James Donald, David Tomlinson & Margot Grahame. A plane crash lands miles from civilisation. The passengers must prevail
Fri 31 March 20:20 The Flemish Farm 1943. War drama. Directed by Jeffery Dell and starring Jane Baxter, Clifford Evans and Philip Friend. An injured pilot and his nurse are separated when Belgium surrenders to the Nazis.
Fri 31 March 22:00 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.
Fri 31 March 00:00 The Hurricane 1937. Drama. Director: John Ford. Stars Dorothy Lamour, Jon Hall, John Carradine & C Aubrey Smith. As a ship sails by the ruins of an island, Dr. Kersaint has a tragic story to tel.
Fri 31 March 02:00 Night Visitor 1971. Crime horror starring Max von Sydow, Trevor Howard and Liv Ullmann. Salem escapes from an insane asylum where he was confined for being an axe-murderer. Music by Mancini.
Fri 31 March 04:00 Lulu Belle 1948. Musical Drama. Lulu Belle (Dorothy Lamour), a small-time singer and voracious man-eater with a sordid past, sings in a cheap dive in Natchez, Mississippi, in the early 1900s.
Fri 31 March 05:45 Glimpses: World War 1 The War Years A short instructional film detailing the history of the First World War for younger audiences.
       
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Sat 01 April 06:00 Colonel March Investigates 1953. Crime drama starring Boris Karloff, Joan Sims and Richard Wattis. Colonel March runs the Scotland Yard office for the Department of Queer Complaints and investigates 3 strange crimes.
Sat 01 April 07:20 Glimpses: Charlie Chaplin Chaplin will try anything to escape the police on his tail in this comedy short
Sat 01 April 07:25 Impact 1963. Drama. Jack Moir (Conrad Phillips of ‘William Tell’ fame), a newspaper reporter, is framed by ‘The Duke’ (George Pastell), a Soho racketeer against whom he has written a series of articles.
Sat 01 April 08:40 I’ll Get You For This 1951. Drama. Director Joseph M. Newman. Stars George Raft, Coleen Gray & Enzo Staiola. A gambler discovers he has been framed for the murder of a Treasury Agent and goes on a journey to clear his name
Sat 01 April 10:20 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.
Sat 01 April 12:00 The Night Caller 1965. Sci-Fi directed by John Gilling and starring John Saxon, Maurice Denham and Patricia Haines. Aliens need to find mates from another world or they’ll become extinct, they start with earth females
Sat 01 April 13:40 Man In The Moon 1960. Comedy. Directed by Basil Dearden and starring Kenneth More, Shirley Anne Field and Michael Hordern. Scientists are looking for the perfect man to send to the moon.
Sat 01 April 15:40 Glimpses – Arctic Highway Short vintage documentary film about Finland following the 1000-mile road from its historic capital via the farms and traditional people of the countryside to the Arctic coast.
Sat 01 April 16:00 Snowbound 1948. Mystery drama. Directed by David MacDonald and starring Dennis Price, Herbert Lom and Robert Newton. A group of people search for Nazi treasure hidden in the Alps.
Sat 01 April 17:50 Glimpses: Olympic Winter Thrills 1948 Short film showing exciting highlights of the races and pageantry at Switzerland’s 1948 Winter Olympics.
Sat 01 April 18:00 HG Wells’ Invisible Man Man In Disguise. 1959. Stars Tim Turner, Deborah Watling & Lisa Daniely. At Paris airport a man uses Dr. Brady’s identity to smuggle drugs (S2, E8)
Sat 01 April 18:30 Too Many Crooks 1959. Comedy. Directed by Mario Zampi and starring Terry-Thomas, George Cole and Sidney James. ‘Fingers’ runs an unsuccessful gang. When they decide to rob a wealthy man, things don’t go to plan.
Sat 01 April 20:15 What A Crazy World 1963. Musical. Directed by Michael Carreras. Stars Joe Brown, Susan Maughan, Harry H Corbett and Marty Wilde. An East End lad, Alf Hitchens, dreams of hitting the big time in the music business.
Sat 01 April 22:00 The Trap 1966. Drama. Directed by Sidney Hayers and starring Oliver Reed, Rita Tushingham and Linda Goranson. A fur trapper takes a mute girl as his unwilling wife to live with him in his cabin in the woods
Sat 01 April 00:10 Loot 1970. Comedy. Stars Lee Remick, Richard Attenborough & Hywel Bennett. Based on the play by ‘Joe Orton’. Two men are planning on robbing a bank but where will they hide the loot?
Sat 01 April 02:15 The Devil to Pay! 1931. Romance. Director: George Fitzmaurice. Stars Ronald Colman, Myrna Loy, Loretta Young & Frederick Kerr. The black sheep son of an English Lord falls in love with a Russian Nobleman’s Fiance.
Sat 01 April 03:45 Dead Man’s Kit 1980. Thriller. Directed by Colin Bucksey and starring Larry Lamb, Cherie Lunghi, Philip Locke and Clive Merrison. An investigation into a strange death gets more complicated when another body appears
Sat 01 April 05:30 June Allyson The Crossing. Stars June Allyson as the regular hostess and occasional star of this dramatic anthology series, from light comedy to melodrama with incredible support from other stars. (S1, E12)
       
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Sun 02 April 06:00 Witness In The Dark 1959. Drama. A burglar murders an old woman but a girl who is blind witnesses” the robber as he flees. Starring Patricia Dainton
Sun 02 April 07:15 Glimpses: Getting Married In The 60s A nostalgic glimpse of getting married in England in the 60s. The Cars, fashion, locations and traditional family gatherings.
Sun 02 April 07:25 Murder At 3am 1953. Crime drama directed by Francis Searle and starring Dennis Price, Philip Saville and Peggy Evans. A police detective begins suspecting that his sister’s newest boyfriend is a murderer.
Sun 02 April 08:40 Vicious Circle 1957. Thriller. Director: Gerald Thomas. Stars John Mills, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Lionel Jeffries & Noelle Middleton. Howard finds himself in a predicament after he finds an actress murdered in his flat.
Sun 02 April 10:10 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 02 April 10:20 Hyde Park Corner 1935. Drama. Directed by Sinclair Hill and starring Gordon Harker, Binnie Hale and Eric Portman. A duel is destined to be repeated when the two descendants of the original duel meet.
Sun 02 April 12:00 Glimpses – A Day at the Derby Derby Day in the 1950s the bookies, the picnics, the crowds and the horses!
Sun 02 April 12:05 The Galloping Major 1951. Director: Henry Cornelius. Stars Basil Radford, Sidney James, Jimmy Hanley & Janette Scott. A retired British Major wants to get into horse racing but accidently buys the wrong horse.
Sun 02 April 13:45 BFI: Village School 1940. Factual. Buckinghamshire schoolteacher, Mrs James, is the star of this WWII propaganda film. It shows how evacuees from surrounding towns adapt to village life and wartime conditions.
Sun 02 April 14:00 Snowbound 1948. Mystery drama. Directed by David MacDonald and starring Dennis Price, Herbert Lom and Robert Newton. A group of people search for Nazi treasure hidden in the Alps.
Sun 02 April 15:50 Glimpses: Olympic Winter Thrills.. Short film showing exciting highlights of the races and pageantry at Switzerland’s 1948 Winter Olympics.
Sun 02 April 16:00 Too Many Crooks 1959. Comedy. Directed by Mario Zampi and starring Terry-Thomas, George Cole and Sidney James. ‘Fingers’ runs an unsuccessful gang. When they decide to rob a wealthy man, things don’t go to plan.
Sun 02 April 17:45 BFI: A Letter From Ayrshire 1954. Family. Directed by J.E. Ewins. This endearing travelogue takes the guise of a young lad’s letter to his New York pen pal.
Sun 02 April 18:00 HG Wells’ Invisible Man The Gun Runners. 1959. Stars Tim Turner, Deborah Watling & Lisa Daniely. Peter accompanies a diplomat on a visit to Bay Akim to prove they’re gun running (S2, E9)
Sun 02 April 18:30 Man In The Moon 1960. Comedy. Directed by Basil Dearden and starring Kenneth More, Shirley Anne Field and Michael Hordern. Scientists are looking for the perfect man to send to the moon.
Sun 02 April 20:30 Sally Ann Where’s My Trouble and Strife? 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 02 April 21:00 Dick Powell Theatre A Swiss Affair. Dick Powell served as host to this hugely popular 60s series with a glittering cast of guest stars. Starring Hazel Court & Cecil Kellaway. (S1, E7)
Sun 02 April 22:00 Seance On A Wet Afternoon 1964. Thriller. Director: Bryan Forbes. Stars Richard Attenborough, Nanette Newman & Kim Stanley. A medium stages a kidnapping which she will then ‘solve’ by pretending to be psychic.
Sun 02 April 00:15 Best Pair Of Legs In The Business 1974. Comedy. Director: Christopher Hodson. Stars Reg Varney, Diana Coupland, Lee Montague & Jean Harvey. A middle-aged compere and drag artiste is low on talent but high on ambition.
Sun 02 April 02:15 Dulcima 1971. Drama. Director: Frank Nesbitt. Stars John Mills, Carol White & Stuart Wilson. Dulcima, a girl treated as a drudge by her family, lifts herself from her environment by becoming a housekeeper.
Sun 02 April 04:10 Against A Crooked Sky 1975. Western. A women is captured by a mysterious tribe of Indians. Her brother will stop at nothing to get her back. Directed by Earl Bellamy. Stars Richard Boone, Stewart Petersen & Henry Wilcoxon.
Sun 02 April 05:55 Glimpses: Charlie Chaplin Chaplin will try anything to escape the police on his tail in this comedy short

April 3rd - 9th

TPTV Schedule April 3rd to April 9th

Printable TPTV Schedule April 3rd to April 9th

DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Mon 03 April 06:00 The Wedding Of Lilli Marlene 1953. War Time Drama. Lilli will not marry her love, an American reporter, until she becomes a star. Starring Lisa Daniely, Hugh McDermott and Sid James.
Mon 03 April 07:45 The Detectives Song Of A Guilty Heart. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West (S1, E26)
Mon 03 April 08:45 The Long Duel 1967. Drama. Directed by Ken Annakin and stars Yul Brynner, Trevor Howard, Harry Andrews and Andrew Keir. An Indian tribal leader becomes a bandit to protest British oppression and tyranny.
Mon 03 April 11:00 Dick Powell Theatre Safari. Dick Powell served as host to this hugely popular 60s series with a glittering cast of guest stars. Starring Glynis Johns & James Coburn. (S1, E19)
Mon 03 April 12:00 Silver Fleet 1943. War. Directors: Vernon Sewell & Gordon Wellesley. Stars Ralph Richardson, Googie Withers & Esmond Knight. The Gestapo, anxious for operational submarines, meet with the owner of a Dutch port.
Mon 03 April 13:50 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.
Mon 03 April 14:00 Snowbound 1948. Mystery drama. Directed by David MacDonald and starring Dennis Price, Herbert Lom and Robert Newton. A group of people search for Nazi treasure hidden in the Alps.
Mon 03 April 15:40 Glimpses: Let’s visit the Crofters Short documentary detailing the farming traditions of the Shetland Islands, from the Crofters’ summertime sheep drive to the drama of the annual herring haul.
Mon 03 April 16:00 The Big Job 1965. Comedy. A gang of crooks are caught on a big job. 15 years later they find their loot is now buried under a police station. Stars Sidney James, Sylvia Syms, Dick Emery & Joan Sims.
Mon 03 April 17:45 BFI: Village School 1940. Factual. Buckinghamshire schoolteacher, Mrs James, is the star of this WWII propaganda film. It shows how evacuees from surrounding towns adapt to village life and wartime conditions.
Mon 03 April 18:00 The Freewheelers Nero. Ronald Leigh-Hunt, Tom Owen, Adrian Wright & Geoffrey Toone. Ryan and Burke are soon recaptured after escaping from jail… but by whom? (S6, E1)
Mon 03 April 18:30 The Captain’s Table 1959. Comedy. Director: Jack Lee. Starring: John Gregson, Peggy Cummins and Donald Sinden. A ship’s captain is promoted from steamers to their flagship passenger liner.
Mon 03 April 20:15 All At Sea Short comedy film starring Hal Monty and Max Bygraves as two sailors on leave.  Hal tries his hand at boxing but gets more than he bargained for.
Mon 03 April 20:25 Ghost Ship 1953. Thriller. Directed by Vernon Sewell. Starring Hazel Court & Dermot Walsh. A young couple decide to buy a luxury steamboat for a romantic getaway and scoff at warnings that it’s haunted.
Mon 03 April 22:00 The Trap 1966. Drama. Directed by Sidney Hayers and starring Oliver Reed, Rita Tushingham and Linda Goranson. A fur trapper takes a mute girl as his unwilling wife to live with him in his cabin in the woods
Mon 03 April 00:10 The Day Of The Triffids 1962. Sci-Fi. A spectacular meteor storm blinds the world, except Bill. He, and a few others, must battle with flesh eating plants. Starring Nicole Maurey, Howard Keel, Janette Scott and Kieron Moore.
Mon 03 April 02:10 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 03 April 05:25 June Allyson No Place To Hide. Stars June Allyson as the regular hostess and occasional star of this dramatic anthology series, from light comedy to melodrama with incredible support from other stars. (S1, E13)
       
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Tue 04 April 06:00 Barbados Quest 1952. Crime Drama. Starring Tom Conway, Delphi Lawrence & Brian Worth. Philatelist J.D. Everleigh hires a detective to investigate his purchase of a rare Barbados overprint stamp which may be forged
Tue 04 April 07:25 The Detectives Escort. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West (S1, E27)
Tue 04 April 08:25 BFI: A City Reborn 1945. Docu-Drama. Director: John Eldridge. Scripted by poet Dylan Thomas. Recalling the incendiary bombing of Coventry. One of several 1940s films introducing cinemagoers to the good old ‘prefab’
Tue 04 April 08:50 The Traitors 1962. Thriller. Directed by Robert Tronson. Starring Patrick Allen, Jacqueline Ellis & James Maxwell. Espionage story telling how British and U.S. security agents outwit ruthless and cunning traitors.
Tue 04 April 10:10 Too Many Crooks 1959. Comedy. Directed by Mario Zampi and starring Terry-Thomas, George Cole and Sidney James. ‘Fingers’ runs an unsuccessful gang. When they decide to rob a wealthy man, things don’t go to plan.
Tue 04 April 12:00 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
Tue 04 April 12:25 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.
Tue 04 April 14:00 Maggy Saragne Beautiful French songstress Maggy Sarragne charms the audience at La Crevette in this short from Butcher’s Films.
Tue 04 April 14:10 To Paris With Love 1955. Comedy. Director: Robert Hamer. Stars Alec Guinness, Vernon Gray & Odile Versois. A Widow sends his 20 year-old son to Paris after deciding it is time to introduce him to the opposite sex.
Tue 04 April 15:50 Glimpses – A Thrill A Second Watch daring feats from tightrope walkers to water skiing in this outlandish short
Tue 04 April 16:00 The Sandwich Man 1966. Comedy. Director: Robert Hartford-Davis. Stars Michael Bentine, Harry H Corbett & Norman Wisdom. A man with a sandwich-board goes around London meeting people from all walks of life.
Tue 04 April 18:00 HG Wells’ Invisible Man Man In Power. 1959. Stars Tim Turner, Deborah Watling & Lisa Daniely. A Middle East king is murdered by his power-crazy Army chief (S2, E10)
Tue 04 April 18:30 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.
Tue 04 April 20:00 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.
Tue 04 April 22:00 Just Like A Woman 1992. Comedy-drama. Directed by Christopher Monger and starring Julie Walters, Adrian Pasdar and Paul Freeman. An unlikely friendship emerges when Monica takes in a lodger with a secret.
Tue 04 April 00:05 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
Tue 04 April 01:45 Hell On Wheels 1967. Two brothers survive the perils of stock-car racing and a kidnapping. Great music. Stars Marty Robbins & Connie Smith.
Tue 04 April 03:45 Boccaccio ’70 Pt 1: Temptation of Dr Antonio. 1962. Drama. Directed by Federico Fellini and starring Anita Ekberg & Peppino De Filippo. Four directors tell tales of Eros fit for a 70s Decameron.
Tue 04 April 04:45 Boccaccio ’70 Pt 2: The Job. 1962. Drama. Directed by Luchino Visconti and starring Romy Schneider and Tomas Milian. Four top directors tell tales of Eros fit for a 1970s Decameron.
Tue 04 April 05:45 BFI: Village School 1940. Factual. Buckinghamshire schoolteacher, Mrs James, is the star of this WWII propaganda film. It shows how evacuees from surrounding towns adapt to village life and wartime conditions.
       
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Wed 05 April 06:00 Gert & Daisy Clean Up 1942. Comedy. Director: Maclean Rogers. Stars Elsie Waters, Doris Waters, Iris Vandeleur & Elizabeth Hunt. The second of the three wartime features. Gert & Daisy set about denuding the street.
Wed 05 April 07:40 The Detectives Queen Of Craven Point. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West (S1, E28)
Wed 05 April 08:40 Glimpses – Who Were You With Last Night 1963. ‘Who Were You With Last Night’ with the Paramount Jazz Quartet.
Wed 05 April 08:45 BFI: Skid Kids 1953. Drama. Director: Don Chaffey. Stars Peter Neil, Barry MacGregor, Anthony Lang & A E Matthews. ‘Swanky’ and his chums take on bike thieves in this Bermondsey-shot Children’s Film Foundation short
Wed 05 April 09:45 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 05 April 12:00 Glimpses: Getting Married In The 60s A nostalgic glimpse of getting married in England in the 60s. The Cars, fashion, locations and traditional family gatherings.
Wed 05 April 12:10 The Anniversary 1967. Drama. Stars Bette Davis, Sheila Hancock & Jack Hedley. To celebrate her wedding anniversary and it seems the death of her husband, the entire family gathers and has to endure ‘Mother’.
Wed 05 April 14:00 Secret Mission 1942. War. Director: Harold French. Stars James Mason, Michael Wilding, Carla Lehmann & Hugh Williams. British intelligence are sent to assess the German defence of Nazi occupied France.
Wed 05 April 15:50 BFI: When The Pie Was Opened 1941. Factual. Director: Len Lye. A simple tale of a mother cheering up her daughter with a pie from her rationing-stricken pantry is skilfully crafted into a work of real artistic depth.
Wed 05 April 16:00 The Break 1963. Crime Drama. Directed by Lance Comfort. When writer Greg Parker (Tony Britton) goes on holiday, little does he expect to be lodging in the same B&B as an escaped murderer (William Lucas).
Wed 05 April 17:35 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
Wed 05 April 18:00 HG Wells’ Invisible Man The Rocket. 1959. Stars Tim Turner, Deborah Watling & Lisa Daniely. Gambling losses lead one of Peter Brady’s staff, Smith, into selling information to a foreign power (S2, E11)
Wed 05 April 18:30 Man In The Moon 1960. Comedy. Directed by Basil Dearden and starring Kenneth More, Shirley Anne Field and Michael Hordern. Scientists are looking for the perfect man to send to the moon.
Wed 05 April 20:30 The Flying Scot 1957. Crime. Director: Compton Bennett. Stars Lee Patterson, Kay Callard & Alan Gifford. After learning what’s being transported on the Flying Scot, Ronnie Cowan plans the biggest robbery of all time
Wed 05 April 22:00 The Loneliness Of The Long Distance Runner 1962. BAFTA winning drama by Tony Richardson. Icon Tom Courtenay plays a teenager sent to Borstal run by Michael Redgrave, where he discovers his talent for cross-country running
Wed 05 April 00:05 The Horse’s Mouth 1958. Oscar nominated comedy. A vulgar but talented artist, an earlier day Banksy, searches to translate his vision to canvas or a wall! Starring Alec Guinness & Kay Walsh. Directed by Ronald Neame.
Wed 05 April 02:00 Baxter! 1973. Drama. Director: Lionel Jeffries. Stars Patricia Neal, Jean-Pierre Cassel, Sally Thomsett & Britt Ekland. Roger struggles to overcome his speech problem and tense relationship with his parents.
Wed 05 April 04:00 Boccaccio ’70 Pt 3: The Raffle. 1962. Drama. Directed by Vittorio De Sica and starring Sophia Loren. Four directors tell tales of Eros fit for a 1970s Decameron.
Wed 05 April 05:00 Dick Powell Theatre Boston Terrier. Dick Powell served as host to this hugely popular 60s series with a glittering cast of guest stars. Starring Robert Vaughn. (S1, E20)
       
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Thu 06 April 06:00 Freedom of the Seas 1934. Comedy. Directed by Marcel Varnel and starring Clifford Mollison, Wendy Barrie and Zelma O’Neal. A mild mannered clerk, with a crush on his boss’s daughter, is led astray by an old friend.
Thu 06 April 07:30 The Detectives Act Of God. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West (S1, E29)
Thu 06 April 08:30 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.
Thu 06 April 10:05 BFI: Eagle Rock 1964. CFF Film. Directed by Henry Geddes. Featuring Pip Rolls, Christine Thomas & Stephen Morris. David is a stubborn London teenager frustrated when forbidden to climb a local mountain.
Thu 06 April 11:20 What Men Live By 1938. Fantasy. Directed by Vernon Sewell and starring Esmond Knight, Eliot Makeham and Olga Lindo. A film based a on the story by Leo Tolstoy about a shoemaker, his wife and an angel punished by God.
Thu 06 April 12:00 Casbah 1948. Musical. John Berry. Stars Yvonne De Carlo, Tony Martin & Peter Lorre. Pepe Le Moko leads a gang of jewel thieves in the Casbah of Algiers, where he has exiled himself to escape imprisonment.
Thu 06 April 13:20 BFI: Waverley Steps 1948. Factual. Director: John Eldridge. With visual grace, and wit, the film entwines a coalman’s working day with students’ revels by night, the proceedings of a court with the rituals of a courtship
Thu 06 April 14:00 Too Many Crooks 1959. Comedy. Directed by Mario Zampi and starring Terry-Thomas, George Cole and Sidney James. ‘Fingers’ runs an unsuccessful gang. When they decide to rob a wealthy man, things don’t go to plan.
Thu 06 April 15:45 Glimpses: Yesterday Lives Again A collection of antique newsreel footage featuring popular personalities of the early 1900s including the Wright Brothers, Lillian Russell and Buffalo Bill
Thu 06 April 16:00 BFI: The Flood 1963. CCF Film. Adventure. East Anglian youngsters find themselves cut off when the nearby river breaks its banks and floods the countryside. Superbly shot around Ely and Wisbech.
Thu 06 April 17:10 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.
Thu 06 April 18:00 HG Wells’ Invisible Man Shadow Bomb. 1959. Stars Tim Turner, Deborah Watling & Lisa Daniely. Peter Brady risks his life when trying to save a friend from being blown-up by a new type of bomb detonator (S2, E12)
Thu 06 April 18:30 Hell Drivers 1957. Drama. Directed by C. Raker Endfiled and stars Stanley Baker, David McCallum, Sid James and Sean Connery. Tom signs up as a ‘Hell Driver’, but the death-trap roads are the least of his problems.
Thu 06 April 20:40 Out of The Fog 1962. Crime drama directed by Montgomery Tully. An ex-con is the prime suspect when a series of murders occur under a full moon. Every victim is a blonde young woman. Starring David Sumner
Thu 06 April 22:00 Jules Verne’s Rocket to the Moon 1967. Comedy. Director: Don Sharp. Stars Burl Ives, Jimmy Clitheroe & Terry-Thomas. In 1875, Phineas T. Barnum sets up shop in England to persuading a syndicate to fund a rocket ship to the moon.
Thu 06 April 00:20 Gunslinger 1956. Western. Directed by Roger Corman. Stars John Ireland, Beverly Garland & Allison Hayes. When the sheriff of a town is slain by outlaws, his widow takes over as sheriff and cleans up the town.
Thu 06 April 01:55 I’ve Gotta Horse 1965. Comedy. Director: Kenneth Hume. Stars Billy Fury, Amanda Barrie, Michael Medwin & The Batchelors. Billy, a lover of animals, decides to get himself a sheepdog, but returns with a racehorse
Thu 06 April 03:45 Dead Man’s Kit 1980. Thriller. Directed by Colin Bucksey and starring Larry Lamb, Cherie Lunghi, Philip Locke and Clive Merrison. An investigation into a strange death gets more complicated when another body appears
Thu 06 April 05:30 June Allyson Suspected. Stars June Allyson as the regular hostess and occasional star of this dramatic anthology series, from light comedy to melodrama with incredible support from other stars. (S1, E14)
       
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Fri 07 April 06:00 Luck of The Navy 1938. Drama. Directed by Norman Lee. Stars Geoffrey Toone, Judy Kelly and Clifford Evans. With international relations strained and war a possibility, Commander Stanton is given a special mission.
Fri 07 April 07:25 The Detectives Point Of No Return. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West (S1, E30)
Fri 07 April 08:25 Night Boat to Dublin 1946. Drama. Directed by Lawrence Huntington. Robert Newton stars as Captain David Grant, a British secret agent who leads an attempt to save scientist Professor Hansen (Martin Miller) from the Nazis
Fri 07 April 10:20 Strongroom 1962. Crime. Two car breakers plan a bank robbery. When their hostages get locked in the bank’s strongroom, they face becoming potential murderers. Starring Derren Nesbitt, Colin Gordon & Ann Lynn.
Fri 07 April 12:00 Glimpses: The Indian Raiders 1942. Stars Lon Chaney Jr, Helen Parris & Noah Beery Jr. A short film containing highlights from the 1942 Western Overland Mail.
Fri 07 April 12:10 Shadows on the Stairs 1941. Crime. Director: D. Ross Lederman. Stars Frieda Inescort & Paul Cavanagh. Occupants of a boarding house become suspects after a string of murders.
Fri 07 April 13:25 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.
Fri 07 April 14:00 To Paris With Love 1955. Comedy. Director: Robert Hamer. Stars Alec Guinness, Vernon Gray & Odile Versois. A Widow sends his 20 year-old son to Paris after deciding it is time to introduce him to the opposite sex.
Fri 07 April 15:40 BFI: Juno Helps Out 1953. Family. CFF. Director: William C. Hammond. When two school kids step in to try and help their peaky mum with the housework, family dog Juno (Trained by Barbara Woodhouse) is enlisted too.
Fri 07 April 16:00 Man In The Moon 1960. Comedy. Directed by Basil Dearden and starring Kenneth More, Shirley Anne Field and Michael Hordern. Scientists are looking for the perfect man to send to the moon.
Fri 07 April 18:00 HG Wells’ Invisible Man The Big Plot. 1959. Stars Tim Turner, Deborah Watling & Lisa Daniely. A plane crash reveals that a canister of uranium, half of an atom bomb, was being smuggled into England (S2, E13)
Fri 07 April 18:30 Morning Departure 1950. Action. Director: Roy Ward Baker. Starring: John Mills, Richard Attenborough, Nigel Patrick and Peter Hammond. A submarine crew fights for survival after a mine explosion sinks their vessel.
Fri 07 April 20:30 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?
Fri 07 April 22:00 The Trap 1966. Drama. Directed by Sidney Hayers and starring Oliver Reed, Rita Tushingham and Linda Goranson. A fur trapper takes a mute girl as his unwilling wife to live with him in his cabin in the woods
Fri 07 April 00:10 Quest For Love 1971 Drama. Director: Ralph Thomas. Starring: Joan Collins, Tom Bell and Denholm Elliott. A scientist wakes in an alternative reality that bears some similarities to our own, but also some differences
Fri 07 April 02:00 Miracle in Soho 1957. Romance. Director: Julian Amyes. Starring John Gregson, Belinda Lee, Cyril Cusack and Peter Illing. Michael is an unhappy road worker, until he meets Julia, and ‘the miracle’ happens.
Fri 07 April 04:00 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.
       
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Sat 08 April 06:00 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.
Sat 08 April 07:45 Ferry to Hong Kong 1958. Adventure. Director: Lewis Gilbert. Stars Orson Welles. An adventure at sea ensues when Captain Hart has to accept a Hong Kong deportee. Also stars Curt Jurgens, Sylvia Syms and Jeremy Spencer
Sat 08 April 10:00 Morning Departure 1950. Action. Director: Roy Ward Baker. Starring: John Mills, Richard Attenborough, Nigel Patrick and Peter Hammond. A submarine crew fights for survival after a mine explosion sinks their vessel.
Sat 08 April 12:00 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.
Sat 08 April 12:10 Silver Fleet 1943. War. Directors: Vernon Sewell & Gordon Wellesley. Stars Ralph Richardson, Googie Withers & Esmond Knight. The Gestapo, anxious for operational submarines, meet with the owner of a Dutch port.
Sat 08 April 14:00 Two Thousand Women 1944. War. Director: Frank Launder. Stars Phyllis Calvert, Flora Robson & Patricia Roc. Female prisoners arrive at a German camp. Among them is Freda, a strong-minded journalist.
Sat 08 April 16:00 Secret Mission 1942. War. Director: Harold French. Stars James Mason, Michael Wilding, Carla Lehmann & Hugh Williams. British intelligence are sent to assess the German defence of Nazi occupied France.
Sat 08 April 17:50 Glimpses – Highway Goods Highway Goods. Educational film about a ‘wooden-headed’ terrible driver and lessons he learns from the highway code.
Sat 08 April 18:00 The Sandwich Man 1966. Comedy. Director: Robert Hartford-Davis. Stars Michael Bentine, Harry H Corbett & Norman Wisdom. A man with a sandwich-board goes around London meeting people from all walks of life.
Sat 08 April 20:00 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.
Sat 08 April 22:00 The Shout 1978. Horror. Director: Jerzy Skolimowski. Stars Alan Bates, Susannah York, John Hurt & Tim Curry. Once a traveller, now a patient at a mental hospital, claims to have learnt a Aboriginal magic power.
Sat 08 April 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)
Sat 08 April 00:00 Madron 1970. Western. Director: Jerry Hopper. Stars Richard Boone, Leslie Caron & Gabi Amrani. A gunfighter and a French-Canadian nun who survived a massacre, set out on a trek to elude Apache warriors.
Sat 08 April 01:50 Night of the Big Heat 1967. Sci-Fi. Directed by Terence Fisher. Starring Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing & Patrick Allen. A heatwave forces the atmosphere to boiling point. It falls to Godfrey Hanson to discover the reason
Sat 08 April 03:40 Proud Men 1987. Drama. The son of a rancher refuses to go to war and his father disowns him. 15 years later the mother tries to reunite the family. Starring Charlton Heston & Peter Strauss.
Sat 08 April 05:30 June Allyson Edge Of Fury. Stars June Allyson as the regular hostess and occasional star of this dramatic anthology series, from light comedy to melodrama with incredible support from other stars. (S1, E15)
       
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Sun 09 April 06:00 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.
Sun 09 April 07:35 BFI: Fully Fitted Freight 1957. Factual. Director: Ralph Keene. The story of the fast freight, 4-48 pm, Bristol-Leeds, vacuum braked throughout. Conveyed in crisp black & white images by veteran cinematographer Ronald Craigen.
Sun 09 April 08:00 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.
Sun 09 April 09:50 Orders To Kill 1958. War drama. Director: Anthony Asquith. Stars: Eddie Albert, Paul Massie & Lillian Gish. An American agent faces a dilemma when he is parachuted into France to eliminate a suspected traitor.
Sun 09 April 12:00 Secret Mission 1942. War. Director: Harold French. Stars James Mason, Michael Wilding, Carla Lehmann & Hugh Williams. British intelligence are sent to assess the German defence of Nazi occupied France.
Sun 09 April 13:50 Tale of a Dog 1950s. Adventure. The tale of a sheep dog. Created by Robert Hill.
Sun 09 April 14:00 Brothers in Law 1957. Comedy. Directed by Roy Boulting. Stars Richard Attenborough, Ian Carmichael & Terry-Thomas. A newly-qualified barrister is thrown in the deep-end with a hot-tempered judge and a tricky case.
Sun 09 April 15:55 Glimpses – Show Me the Way to Go Home The Kentones sing ‘Show Me The Way To Go Home?’. Directed by Roger Proudlock.
Sun 09 April 16:00 Two Thousand Women 1944. War. Director: Frank Launder. Stars Phyllis Calvert, Flora Robson & Patricia Roc. Female prisoners arrive at a German camp. Among them is Freda, a strong-minded journalist.
Sun 09 April 18:00 The David Niven Show The Twist of the Key. Joan Banks, John Dehner & Anne Francis. British actor David Niven, introduces this 1950s US anthology series. (S1, E5)
Sun 09 April 18:30 Whistle Down the Wind 1961. Drama. Directed by Bryan Forbes and starring Bernard Lee, Alan Bates and Hayley Mills. Three young children encounter a murderer on the run.
Sun 09 April 20:30 Sally Ann I’m Entitled. 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 (S1, E5)
Sun 09 April 21:00 Dick Powell Theatre The Fifth Caller. Dick Powell served as host to this hugely popular 60s series with a glittering cast of guest stars. Starring Michael Rennie & Eva Gabor. (S1, E8)
Sun 09 April 22:00 The Sandwich Man 1966. Comedy. Director: Robert Hartford-Davis. Stars Michael Bentine, Harry H Corbett & Norman Wisdom. A man with a sandwich-board goes around London meeting people from all walks of life.
Sun 09 April 00:00 Bang! You’re Dead 1954. Drama. Directed by Lance Comfort. Stars Jack Warner, Derek Farr, Veronica Hurst and Michael Medwin. A tragic accident leads to man being wrongly accused of murder.
Sun 09 April 01:45 The Beast Must Die 1974. Horror. Directed by Paul Annett. Stars Calvin Lockhart, Peter Cushing & Marlene Clark. A big game hunter invites eight guests to his lodge. One of these guests is a werewolf he wishes to hunt.
Sun 09 April 03:35 Bad Blood 1981. Drama. Directed by Mike Newell and starring Jack Thompson. Set in WW2 and based on a true story of the New Zealand farmer who refuses to hand in his firearms and the siege that follows.
Sun 09 April 05:45 BFI: A Letter From Ayrshire 1954. Family. Directed by J.E. Ewins. This endearing travelogue takes the guise of a young lad’s letter to his New York pen pal.

April 10th - 16th

TPTV Schedule April 10th to April 16th

Printable TPTV Schedule April 10th to April 16th 2017

DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Mon 10 April 06:00 Death Goes To School 1953. Crime drama with Barbara Murray and Gordon Jackson in the lead role. A rare, old British mystery surrounding a strangulation at a school that needs Scotland Yard to investigate.
Mon 10 April 07:15 The Detectives Crossed Wires. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West (S1, E31)
Mon 10 April 08:15 Rendezvous Markheim. 1959. A mardi gras party sets the stage for mystery and intrigue in this episode based around Robert Louis Stevenson’s short story..
Mon 10 April 08:45 Night Of The Prowler 1962. Crime Drama. Directed by Francis Searle. When the director of a successful racing company is shot dead, the other directors wonder who is next. Starring Bill Nagy & Patrick Holt.
Mon 10 April 10:00 My Brother Jonathan 1948. Drama. Director: Harold French. Stars Dulcie Gray, Michael Dennison & Ronald Howard. Jonathan’s ambition was to become a surgeon & marry Edie. But Edie loves his brother, who she intends to wed
Mon 10 April 12:00 The Frightened City 1961. Drama. Stars Herbert Lom, Sean Connery & John Gregson. British Noir film about extortion rackets and gang warfare in the West End of London. The Shadows had a hit single with main theme.
Mon 10 April 14:00 Two Thousand Women 1944. War. Director: Frank Launder. Stars Phyllis Calvert, Flora Robson & Patricia Roc. Female prisoners arrive at a German camp. Among them is Freda, a strong-minded journalist.
Mon 10 April 16:00 For Better, For Worse 1954. Comedy. Directed by J Lee Thompson and Starring Dirk Bogarde, Susan Stephen and Cecil Parker. Tony wants to marry Anne, but his father-in-law to be has some conditions first…
Mon 10 April 17:40 Glimpses: Let’s visit the Crofters Short documentary detailing the farming traditions of the Shetland Islands, from the Crofters’ summertime sheep drive to the drama of the annual herring haul.
Mon 10 April 18:00 The Freewheelers Operation Seagull. Ronald Leigh-Hunt, Tom Owen, Adrian Wright & Geoffrey Toone. Buchan is chasing the stolen gold but Nero is one step ahead. (S6, E2)
Mon 10 April 18:30 The Secret Man 1958. Thriller. Director: Ronald Kinnoch. Stars Marshall Thompson, John Loder & Henry Oscar. A physicist finds himself drawn into an investigation to track down a spy at his research station.
Mon 10 April 20:00 Best Pair Of Legs In The Business 1974. Comedy. Director: Christopher Hodson. Stars Reg Varney, Diana Coupland, Lee Montague & Jean Harvey. A middle-aged compere and drag artiste is low on talent but high on ambition.
Mon 10 April 22:00 Silver Dream Racer 1980. Drama. Director: David Wickes. Stars David Essex, Beau Bridges, Harry H Corbett & Diane Keen. A motorcycle enthusiast inherits the prototype for an incredibly fast bike, designed by his brother.
Mon 10 April 00:10 The Brain Machine 1955. Thriller. Director: Ken Hughes. Stars Maxwell Reed, Patrick Barr, Elizabeth Allen & Russell Napier. Dr Philippa uses ‘The Brain Machine’ to reveal abnormalities within the brain of a murderer.
Mon 10 April 01:50 Baxter! 1973. Drama. Director: Lionel Jeffries. Stars Patricia Neal, Jean-Pierre Cassel, Sally Thomsett & Britt Ekland. Roger struggles to overcome his speech problem and tense relationship with his parents.
Mon 10 April 03:50 Not Now Comrade 1976. Comedy. Directors: Ray Cooney & Harold Snoad. Stars Leslie Phillips, Roy Kinnear, Windsor Davies & June Whitfield. A Russian ballet star defects to the West. Chaos befalls those who try to help.
Mon 10 April 05:35 Glimpses: Western Melodies Stars Dick Foran & Anne Gwynne. A collection of musical numbers from the Westerns, featuring archive footage of frontier life.
       
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Tue 11 April 06:00 Be My Guest 1965. Comedy. Directed by Lance Comfort. Stars Steve Marriott, David Hemmings, Andrea Monet. Jobless Dave, ex-member of pop group ‘The Smart Alecs’, meets Erica, an attractive young woman seeking fame
Tue 11 April 07:40 The Detectives Night On The Town. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West (S1, E32)
Tue 11 April 08:40 Profile 1954. Drama directed by Francis Searle and starring John Bentley, Kathleen Byron and Thea Gregory. The editor of a magazine (John Bentley) is keen on the boss’s daughter but her mother is keen on him.
Tue 11 April 10:00 Glimpses: Gold Hunting In Rhodesia Archive footage of the early tactics used to track down gold mines and extract the precious metal in Rhodesia.
Tue 11 April 10:15 Lunch Hour 1961. Comedy. Shirley Anne Field gives a great performance as a young designer on the brink of an affair with a married executive (Robert Stephens) at the company she works for. Starring Kay Walsh.
Tue 11 April 11:30 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 11 April 12:00 Secret Mission 1942. War. Director: Harold French. Stars James Mason, Michael Wilding, Carla Lehmann & Hugh Williams. British intelligence are sent to assess the German defence of Nazi occupied France.
Tue 11 April 13:50 Glimpses: 34 Moore Street Visit the Gray family at 34 Moore Street, Chelsea, London in 1958. An insight into family life. A Baby’s First steps, mud pies, playing in the street, a brownie parade and a christening.
Tue 11 April 14:00 The Iron Maiden 1962. Comedy. Directed by Gerald Thomas. Starring Michael Craig & Joan Sims. An aircraft designer with a passion for traction engines, designs a new supersonic jet plane to sell to America.
Tue 11 April 16:00 Silver Fleet 1943. War. Directors: Vernon Sewell & Gordon Wellesley. Stars Ralph Richardson, Googie Withers & Esmond Knight. The Gestapo, anxious for operational submarines, meet with the owner of a Dutch port.
Tue 11 April 17:50 Glimpses: Beach Angling In Lowestoft Archive footage of Lowestoft’s beach anglers and their families spending the day fishing by the shore.
Tue 11 April 18:00 The Lloyd Bridges Show Wheresoever I Enter. 1962. Lloyd Bridges introduces a news event, either current or the past, discussing its relevance. Stars Jeff Bridges & Dub Taylor. Created by: Aaron Spelling (S1, E1)
Tue 11 April 18:30 Lost Hours 1952. Crime drama filmed at Denham Studios. Starring Mark Stevens, Jean Kent, John Bentley and Thora Hird. An American test pilot is framed for killing a wartime comrade.
Tue 11 April 20:00 Sea Fury 1958. Drama. Cy Endfield. Stars Stanley Baker, Victor McLaglen, Robert Shaw & Roger Delgado. Two tug-boat captains fight over a woman until a sinking freighter carrying explosives must be salvaged.
Tue 11 April 22:00 The Woman For Joe 1955. Drama. Director: George More O’Ferrall. Stars Diane Cilento, George Baker, Jimmy Karoubi & David Kossoff. A sideshow owner and his main attraction fall in love with the same woman.
Tue 11 April 23:50 Glimpses: 34 Moore Street Visit the Gray family at 34 Moore Street, Chelsea, London in 1958. An insight into family life. A Baby’s First steps, mud pies, playing in the street, a brownie parade and a christening.
Tue 11 April 00:00 Cross Of Iron 1977. War. Directed by Sam Peckinpah. Stars James Coburn, Maximilian Schell & James Mason. A doomed German platoon faces annihilation at the hands of the Russians in 1943.
Tue 11 April 02:35 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.
Tue 11 April 04:50 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.
       
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Wed 12 April 06:00 The Masquerader 1933. Drama. Director: Richard Wallace. Starring: Ronald Colman, Elissa Landi and Juliette Compton. A politician enlists his doppelganger cousin to take his place to ease the pressure of his life.
Wed 12 April 07:40 The Detectives Pandora’s Box. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West (S1, E33)
Wed 12 April 08:40 Della 1964. Directed by Robert Gist and starring Joan Crawford. Della (Crawford), a reclusive, wealthy matriarch of Royal Bay, watches over the affluent coastal town. Possession, for her, is everything.
Wed 12 April 10:00 Miracle in Soho 1957. Romance. Director: Julian Amyes. Starring John Gregson, Belinda Lee, Cyril Cusack and Peter Illing. Michael is an unhappy road worker, until he meets Julia, and ‘the miracle’ happens.
Wed 12 April 12:00 Two Thousand Women 1944. War. Director: Frank Launder. Stars Phyllis Calvert, Flora Robson & Patricia Roc. Female prisoners arrive at a German camp. Among them is Freda, a strong-minded journalist.
Wed 12 April 14:00 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
Wed 12 April 16:00 Androcles and The Lion 1953. Drama. Starring Alan Young as Androcles, a Christian who lives in ancient Rome. Upon seeing a lion in severe pain, he manages to remove a massive thorn from the beast’s paw.
Wed 12 April 17:55 Glimpses: Battle & Hastings in the 1930s Archive footage from the 1930s of the historic town of Hastings
Wed 12 April 18:00 The Lloyd Bridges Show El Medico. 1962. Lloyd Bridges introduces a news event, either current or the past, discussing its relevance. Stars Lloyd Bridges, Jeff Bridges & Dub Taylor. Created by: Aaron Spelling (S1, E2)
Wed 12 April 18:30 The Million Pound Note 1954. Comedy. Director: Ronald Neame. Stars Gregory Peck, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Ronald Squire & Joyce Grenfell. Two wealthy brothers loan a penniless man 1 million pounds, in the form of one note.
Wed 12 April 20:15 Guilt Is My Shadow 1950. Drama. Directed by Roy Kellio. Stars Patrick Holt, Elizabeth Sellars and Peter Reynolds. A farmer is enjoying an idyllic life in Devon, until his nephew arrives on the run from the police.
Wed 12 April 22:00 The Shout 1978. Horror. Director: Jerzy Skolimowski. Stars Alan Bates, Susannah York, John Hurt & Tim Curry. Once a traveller, now a patient at a mental hospital, claims to have learnt a Aboriginal magic power.
Wed 12 April 23:45 Glimpses: Gold Hunting In Rhodesia Archive footage of the early tactics used to track down gold mines and extract the precious metal in Rhodesia.
Wed 12 April 00:00 The Final Programme 1974. Sci-Fi. Director: Robert Fuest. Stars Jon Finch, Jenny Runacre, Sterling Hayden & Patrick Magee. Scientists believe they can move humanity to the next level by recreating a perfect human.
Wed 12 April 01:50 Rattle Of A Simple Man 1964. Drama. Director: Oscar winning Muriel Box. Stars Harry H. Corbett, Diane Cilento, Thora Hird & Michael Medwin. Daring romance between a shy northern football fan and a worldly London prostitute.
Wed 12 April 03:45 Dentist on the Job 1961. Comedy. Directed by C.M. Pennington-Richards. Stars Bob Monkhouse, Kenneth Connor & Ronnie Stevens. Colonel J.J. Proudfoot is looking for a dentist to endorse his new brand of toothpaste.
Wed 12 April 05:30 Rendezvous Markheim. 1959. A mardi gras party sets the stage for mystery and intrigue in this episode based around Robert Louis Stevenson’s short story..
       
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Thu 13 April 06:00 Raffles (1930) 1930. Drama. Director: George Fitzmaurice. Stars Ronald Colman, Kay Francis, Bramwell Fletcher & David Torrence. An infamous jewel thief falls in love, and decides to forgo his life of crime.
Thu 13 April 07:30 The Detectives Jagged Edge. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West (S1, E34)
Thu 13 April 08:30 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 13 April 09:45 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 13 April 12:00 To Paris With Love 1955. Comedy. Director: Robert Hamer. Stars Alec Guinness, Vernon Gray & Odile Versois. A Widow sends his 20 year-old son to Paris after deciding it is time to introduce him to the opposite sex.
Thu 13 April 13:40 Glimpses: Let’s visit the Crofters Short documentary detailing the farming traditions of the Shetland Islands, from the Crofters’ summertime sheep drive to the drama of the annual herring haul.
Thu 13 April 14:00 Albert R.N. 1953. Directed by Lewis Gilbert. Starring Jack Warner, Robert Beatty and Anthony Steel. With the help of a life-like dummy, Allied forces are escaping a POW camp. Based on a true story.
Thu 13 April 15:45 Glimpses: Beach Angling In Lowestoft Archive footage of Lowestoft’s beach anglers and their families spending the day fishing by the shore.
Thu 13 April 16:00 The Naked Truth 1957. Comedy. Director: Mario Zampi. Stars Terry-Thomas, Peter Sellers, Peggy Mount & Dennis Price. Nigel Dennis, a magazine publisher, blackmails high-profile politicians & celebrities.
Thu 13 April 17:50 Glimpses: The Conjuror’s Party Buck Hurst, associate of the Inner Magic Circle, dazzles and bewilders children at a party in this short film
Thu 13 April 18:00 Secret Mission 1942. War. Director: Harold French. Stars James Mason, Michael Wilding, Carla Lehmann & Hugh Williams. British intelligence are sent to assess the German defence of Nazi occupied France.
Thu 13 April 19:50 Glimpses: 34 Moore Street Visit the Gray family at 34 Moore Street, Chelsea, London in 1958. An insight into family life. A Baby’s First steps, mud pies, playing in the street, a brownie parade and a christening.
Thu 13 April 20:00 Bulldog Breed 1960. Comedy. Director: Robert Asher. Stars Norman Wisdom, Edward Chapman, Terence Alexander & David Lodge. Norman Puckle joins the Navy under the same Admiral he refused to yield to in the harbour.
Thu 13 April 22:00 Rattle Of A Simple Man 1964. Drama. Director: Oscar winning Muriel Box. Stars Harry H. Corbett, Diane Cilento, Thora Hird & Michael Medwin. Daring romance between a shy northern football fan and a worldly London prostitute.
Thu 13 April 23:55 Battle & Hastings in the 1930s Archive footage from the 1930s of the historic town of Hastings
Thu 13 April 00:00 Hannie Caulder 1971. Western. Robert Culp, Raquel Welch, Ernest Borgnine, Diana Dors & Christopher Lee star in this hard-edged Western. An outlaw gang descend on an innocent ranching family.
Thu 13 April 01:45 Miracle in Soho 1957. Romance. Director: Julian Amyes. Starring John Gregson, Belinda Lee, Cyril Cusack and Peter Illing. Michael is an unhappy road worker, until he meets Julia, and ‘the miracle’ happens.
Thu 13 April 03:45 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.
Thu 13 April 05:40 Glimpses: Let’s visit the Crofters Short documentary detailing the farming traditions of the Shetland Islands, from the Crofters’ summertime sheep drive to the drama of the annual herring haul.
       
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Fri 14 April 06:00 Deadly Hunt 1971. This horror / thriller stars Anthony Franciosa. A man hires a hit man to murder his wealthy wife. Clever twist in the plot.
Fri 14 April 07:30 The Detectives The Outsider. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West (S1, E35)
Fri 14 April 08:30 Shadow of Fear 1963. Crime drama directed by Ernest Morris and starring Paul Maxwell, Clare Owen and Anita West. Waiting for his flight home from Baghdad, Bill takes a message from a British secret agent.
Fri 14 April 09:45 The David Niven Show A Day of Small Miracles. Eddie Bracken, Eddie Bracken & Linda Watkins. British actor David Niven, introduces this 1950s US anthology series. (S1, E6)
Fri 14 April 10:15 Make Me an Offer 1954. Comedy. Directed by Cyril Frankel. Starring Peter Finch. The story of Charlie, who as a boy fell in love with a Portland Vase on a trip to a museum, pursues his dream as an antiques dealer.
Fri 14 April 12:00 The Devil & Daniel Webster 1941. Drama. Starring James Craig as Jabez Stone. As a down-on-his-luck New England farmer, Stone makes a deal with the Devil to give up his soul for seven years of prosperity and good luck.
Fri 14 April 14:00 The Red House 1947. Drama. Directed by Delmer Daves and starring Edward G Robinson, Lon McCallister, Judith Anderson and Rory Calhoun. Two girls, when told not to, explore mysterious woodland and discover secrets
Fri 14 April 16:00 Last Holiday 1950. Comedy. Directed by Henry Cass. Stars Alec Guinness, Beatrice Campbell & Kay Walsh. A salesman who learns he has months to live cashes in his savings to live in a fancy hotel.
Fri 14 April 17:45 Glimpses: Gold Hunting In Rhodesia Archive footage of the early tactics used to track down gold mines and extract the precious metal in Rhodesia.
Fri 14 April 18:00 The Lloyd Bridges Show My Child Is Yet a Stranger. 1962. Lloyd Bridges introduces a news event, either current or the past, discussing its relevance. Stars Jeff Bridges & Dub Taylor. Created by: Aaron Spelling (S1, E3)
Fri 14 April 18:30 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.
Fri 14 April 19:45 Glimpses: Butch & Billy & Their Bang Bang Western Plot 1961. Sam Angel’s Plot. Bronco Bob must save his sweetheart Sally and her aunt from greedy Sam Angel when they strike oil at their ranch in this Western adventure.
Fri 14 April 19:55 The Woman For Joe 1955. Drama. Director: George More O’Ferrall. Stars Diane Cilento, George Baker, Jimmy Karoubi & David Kossoff. A sideshow owner and his main attraction fall in love with the same woman.
Fri 14 April 21:45 Glimpses: Gardens of England 1941. Short educational film showcasing some of England’s most beautiful gardens, including the historic gardens of Hampton Court.
Fri 14 April 22:00 The Shout 1978. Horror. Director: Jerzy Skolimowski. Stars Alan Bates, Susannah York, John Hurt & Tim Curry. Once a traveller, now a patient at a mental hospital, claims to have learnt a Aboriginal magic power.
Fri 14 April 23:45 Glimpses: Beach Angling In Lowestoft Archive footage of Lowestoft’s beach anglers and their families spending the day fishing by the shore.
Fri 14 April 00:00 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?
Fri 14 April 02:00 The Hand 1960. Horror. Starring Derek Bond & Bryan Coleman. In WW2, British soldiers are captured by the Japanese and have their hands removed. Years later, someone is removing the hands of people in London.
Fri 14 April 03:20 Carry On Admiral 1957. Comedy directed by Val Guest and starring David Tomlinson, Peggy Cummins & Alfie Bass. An MP is mistaken for his naval friend and put in charge of the fighting ship HMS Sherwood!
Fri 14 April 05:00 The Rogues 1965. Take Me In Paris. Gig Young, David Niven and Charles Boyer are The Rogues, members of two related families of international forgers and conmen. (S1, E9)
       
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Sat 15 April 06:00 The Real Glory 1939. War. Director: Henry Hathaway. Stars Gary Cooper, David Niven, Andrea Leeds & Broderick Crawford. In 1906, Col. Hatch is stationed in the Philippines and recruits officers to train the locals
Sat 15 April 08:00 Glimpses: Gold Hunting In Rhodesia Archive footage of the early tactics used to track down gold mines and extract the precious metal in Rhodesia.
Sat 15 April 08:15 Valley Of Eagles 1951. Adventure. A scientist invents a formula that converts waves into energy. His wife steals the formula and the scientist pursues her across the frozen tundra. Starring Jack Warner & Nadia Gray.
Sat 15 April 09:55 My Brother’s Keeper 1948. Thriller. Directed by Alfred Roome and starring Jack Warner, George Cole, David Tomlinson and Bill Owen. Two convicts escape, handcuffed to each other, and things get worse when they’re seen.
Sat 15 April 11:40 Glimpses: Let’s visit the Crofters Short documentary detailing the farming traditions of the Shetland Islands, from the Crofters’ summertime sheep drive to the drama of the annual herring haul.
Sat 15 April 12:00 In Which We Serve 1942. War. Directors: David Lean & Noel Coward. Noel Coward, Bernard Miles, John Mills & Celia Johnson. The survivors of the sunken HMS Torrin recall their tour of duty while awaiting rescue.
Sat 15 April 14:20 To Paris With Love 1955. Comedy. Director: Robert Hamer. Stars Alec Guinness, Vernon Gray & Odile Versois. A Widow sends his 20 year-old son to Paris after deciding it is time to introduce him to the opposite sex.
Sat 15 April 16:00 Bulldog Breed 1960. Comedy. Director: Robert Asher. Stars Norman Wisdom, Edward Chapman, Terence Alexander & David Lodge. Norman Puckle joins the Navy under the same Admiral he refused to yield to in the harbour.
Sat 15 April 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?
Sat 15 April 20:00 The Million Pound Note 1954. Comedy. Director: Ronald Neame. Stars Gregory Peck, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Ronald Squire & Joyce Grenfell. Two wealthy brothers loan a penniless man 1 million pounds, in the form of one note.
Sat 15 April 21:45 Glimpses: Beach Angling In Lowestoft Archive footage of Lowestoft’s beach anglers and their families spending the day fishing by the shore.
Sat 15 April 22:00 Silver Dream Racer 1980. Drama. Director: David Wickes. Stars David Essex, Beau Bridges, Harry H Corbett & Diane Keen. A motorcycle enthusiast inherits the prototype for an incredibly fast bike, designed by his brother.
Sat 15 April 00:10 A Hill in Korea 1956. War. Directed by Julian Amyes. Starring George Baker, Stanley Baker & Michael Caine in his first credited film role. In the Korean war, British soldiers try to fight their way back to safety.
Sat 15 April 01:50 Sky West & Crooked 1966. Drama. Directed by John Mills and starring Hayley Mills, Ian MacShane, Annette Crosbie and Geoffrey Bayldon. A young, lonely teenage girl is traumatised after the death of a childhood friend.
Sat 15 April 03:55 The Iron Maiden 1962. Comedy. Directed by Gerald Thomas. Starring Michael Craig & Joan Sims. An aircraft designer with a passion for traction engines, designs a new supersonic jet plane to sell to America.
Sat 15 April 05:55 Glimpses: Battle & Hastings in the 1930s Archive footage from the 1930s of the historic town of Hastings
       
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Sun 16 April 06:00 Fort Algiers 1953. Drama. Director: Lesley Selander. Stars Yvonne De Carlo, Carlos Thompson & Raymond Burr. In northwest Africa, a tribal leader tries to stir up a rebellion against the ruling powers.
Sun 16 April 07:35 A Hill in Korea 1956. War. Directed by Julian Amyes. Starring George Baker, Stanley Baker & Michael Caine in his first credited film role. In the Korean war, British soldiers try to fight their way back to safety.
Sun 16 April 09:15 Danger By My Side 1963. Crime. With the help of the Met police a girl tracks down the killers of her detective brother. Stars Anthony Oliver, Maureen Connell, Bill Nagy.
Sun 16 April 10:30 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?
Sun 16 April 12:00 Glimpses: Riot On Ice 1943. Excerpts from Abbott & Costello’s 1943 comedy feature, Hit the Ice.
Sun 16 April 12:15 My Brother’s Keeper 1948. Thriller. Directed by Alfred Roome and starring Jack Warner, George Cole, David Tomlinson and Bill Owen. Two convicts escape, handcuffed to each other, and things get worse when they’re seen.
Sun 16 April 14:00 Battle of the V1 1958. War. Director: Vernon Sewell. Stars Michael Rennie, Patricia Medina & Christopher Lee. Polish Resistance discover a mysterious pilot-less plane.
Sun 16 April 16:00 Silver Fleet 1943. War. Directors: Vernon Sewell & Gordon Wellesley. Stars Ralph Richardson, Googie Withers & Esmond Knight. The Gestapo, anxious for operational submarines, meet with the owner of a Dutch port.
Sun 16 April 17:50 Glimpses: 34 Moore Street Visit the Gray family at 34 Moore Street, Chelsea, London in 1958. An insight into family life. A Baby’s First steps, mud pies, playing in the street, a brownie parade and a christening.
Sun 16 April 18:00 In Which We Serve 1942. War. Directors: David Lean & Noel Coward. Noel Coward, Bernard Miles, John Mills & Celia Johnson. The survivors of the sunken HMS Torrin recall their tour of duty while awaiting rescue.
Sun 16 April 20:20 Glimpses: The Conjuror’s Party Buck Hurst, associate of the Inner Magic Circle, dazzles and bewilders children at a party in this short film
Sun 16 April 20:30 Sally Ann Decisions. 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 (S1, E6)
Sun 16 April 21:00 Dick Powell Theatre Open Season. Dick Powell served as host to this hugely popular 60s series with a glittering cast of guest stars. Starring Dorothy Malone. (S1, E9)
Sun 16 April 22:00 Sea Fury 1958. Drama. Cy Endfield. Stars Stanley Baker, Victor McLaglen, Robert Shaw & Roger Delgado. Two tug-boat captains fight over a woman until a sinking freighter carrying explosives must be salvaged.
Sun 16 April 00:00 Sky West & Crooked 1966. Drama. Directed by John Mills and starring Hayley Mills, Ian MacShane, Annette Crosbie and Geoffrey Bayldon. A young, lonely teenage girl is traumatised after the death of a childhood friend.
Sun 16 April 02:05 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.
Sun 16 April 04:05 The Lost Moment 1947. Drama. A publisher insinuates himself into the mansion of the centenarian lover of a renowned but long-dead poet in order to find his lost love letters. Starring Robert Cummings & Susan Hayward.
Sun 16 April 05:50 Glimpses: The Conjuror’s Party Buck Hurst, associate of the Inner Magic Circle, dazzles and bewilders children at a party in this short film