Talking Pictures TV Programme Schedule

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July 16th to 22nd

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TPTV Schedule July 16th to 22nd 2018

DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Mon 16 Jul 18 6:00 Scotland Yard 1956. The Wall of Death. Directed by Montgomery Tully. Starring Cyril Chamberlain, Vernon Greeves and Vanda Godsell. A murder at a fairground proves a puzzling case for the police. (S1, E15)
Mon 16 Jul 18 6:35 The Steel Key 1953. Directed By Robert S. Baker and starring Terence Morgan, Joan Rice and Raymond Lovell. A professor working on a steel formula is murdered. Those after the formula will stop at nothing.
Mon 16 Jul 18 8:00 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.
Mon 16 Jul 18 9:40 The Gilded Cage 1955. Directed by John Gilling and starring Alex Nicol. Two brothers are embroiled in a racket to smuggle a valuable painting. When a murder is committed they must try and clear their names.
Mon 16 Jul 18 11:15 Pygmalion 1938. Drama. Directed by Anthony Asquith. Starring Leslie Howard & Wendy Hiller. Higgins, an expert in the study of phonetics, bets that he can turn Eliza, a ‘worthless guttersnipe’, into a duchess.
Mon 16 Jul 18 13:15 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.
Mon 16 Jul 18 14:45 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 16 Jul 18 16:30 Burke’s Law 1964. Who Killed My Girl? Directed by Don Taylor. Stars Gene Barry, Gary Conway & Regis Toomey. Using a .38 revolver with a silencer, an assailant murders heiress Diana Mercer in her bedroom.
Mon 16 Jul 18 17:30 Scales of Justice 1966. Company of Fools. Stars Edgar Lustgarten & Barrie Ingham. Five strangers band together to exact revenge on a man who ruined them financially. (S1, E10)
Mon 16 Jul 18 18:05 A 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 16 Jul 18 20:00 Top of the Bill 1971. Lost Documentary feature about the great days of variety with Ben Warris, Davey Kaye, Sally Barnes, Peter Cavanagh, Ken Goodwin & more.
Mon 16 Jul 18 21:00 The Gentle Touch Something Blue. 1980. Directed by John Reardon. Stars Jill Gascoine, William Marlowe & Derek Thompson. Maggie is in a moral dilemma, when she overhears her son talk about watching a ‘Dirty’ movie.
Mon 16 Jul 18 22:00 The Whole Truth 1958. Drama. Directed by John Guillermin & Dan Cohen. Stars Stewart Granger, Donna Reed & George Sanders. A film producer becomes a suspect to the stabbing of an actress after his recent affair.
Mon 16 Jul 18 23:45 Prime Of Miss Jean Brodie 1969. Drama. Director: Ronald Neame. Stars Maggie Smith, Celia Johnson, Robert Stephens & Gordon Jackson. A teacher wants her pupils to embrace romantic ideals rather than hard facts.
Mon 16 Jul 18 2:05 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!
Mon 16 Jul 18 3:50 Gasbags 1941. Comedy. Directed by Walter Forde and Marcel Varnel. Starring The Crazy Gang, Moore Marriott and Wally Patch. A mobile fish and chip shop is accidentally dragged to Nazi Germany.
Mon 16 Jul 18 5:25 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
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Tue 17 Jul 18 6:00 Scotland Yard 1956. The Case of the River Morgue. Directed by Montgomery Tully. Starring Hugh Moxey, Gorgon Needham and Jane Welsh. The police are summoned when a dead body is stolen. (S1, E16)
Tue 17 Jul 18 6:35 Three Silent Men 1940. Crime. An inventor of a deadly weapon to be used against the allies is injured in a crash. Surgeon, Sir James (Sebastian Shaw) saves his life but learns of his plot. Stars Derrick De Marney
Tue 17 Jul 18 8:00 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.
Tue 17 Jul 18 9:40 Flood Tide (1934) 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 17 Jul 18 10:55 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.
Tue 17 Jul 18 12:40 The Magnificent Two 1967. Comedy. Director: Cliff Owen. Stars Eric Morecambe, Ernie Wise, Margit Saad & Isobel Black. Two salesmen travel to a small South American country to peddle their wares.
Tue 17 Jul 18 14:35 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.
Tue 17 Jul 18 16:30 Burke’s Law 1964. Who Killed the Eleventh Best Dressed Woman in the World? Directed by Don Weis. Stars Gene Barry, Gary Conway & Regis Toomey. A notorious husband stealer, is found murdered in the mud bath.
Tue 17 Jul 18 17:30 Scales of Justice 1966. The Haunted Man. Stars Edgar Lustgarten & Keith Barron. An actor receives a head injury breaking up a robbery. The injury effects his memory and he can no longer remember his part. (S1, E11)
Tue 17 Jul 18 18:05 Counter-Attack 1945. Drama. Directed by Zoltan Korda. Stars Paul Muni, Marguerite Chapman & Larry Parks. A Russian paratrooper and eight Nazi soldiers are trapped inside the basement of a bombed-out building.
Tue 17 Jul 18 19:55 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.
Tue 17 Jul 18 21:00 The Gentle Touch Decoy. 1980. Directed by John Reardon. Stars Jill Gascoine, William Marlowe & Derek Thompson. When a series of rapes on women plague the area, Maggie Forbes must go undercover as a barmaid.
Tue 17 Jul 18 22:00 Walk on the Wild Side 1962. Drama. Directed by Edward Dmytryk. Stars Laurence Harvey, Capucine & Jane Fonda. A young Texan leaves his depression-ravaged town for New Orleans in search of his lost love.
Tue 17 Jul 18 0:20 Death Drums Along the River 1963. Adventure. Directed by Lawrence Huntington. Stars Richard Todd, Marianne Koch & Albert Lieven. Inspector Sanders is investigating a murder in an African hospital when he is lead to a silver mine
Tue 17 Jul 18 2:00 Hoodlum 1951. Crime drama. Directed by Max Nosseck and starring Lawrence Tierney, Allene Roberts and Marjorie Riordan. Career criminal Vincent Lubeck betrays his family’s trust. (Subtitles Available)
Tue 17 Jul 18 3:15 Up With the Lark 1943. Musical. Directed by Phil Brandon. Starring Ethel Revnell, Gracie West & Adrienne Fancey. Ethel and Gracie pursue a gang of robbers to their secret headquarters in the countryside.
Tue 17 Jul 18 4:25 The Trollenberg Terror 1958. Sci-Fi. A series of deaths on a Swiss mountain-side appear to be connected to a mysterious cloud. Stars: Forrest Tucker, Warren Mitchell & Andrew Faulds.
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Wed 18 Jul 18 6:00 Scotland Yard 1956. Destination Death. Director: Montgomery Tully. Stars Russell Napier, Paula Byrne and Melissa Stribling. A body at a London airport, and a flask of poison leads Scotland Yard to Lisbon. (S1, E17)
Wed 18 Jul 18 6:35 Three Steps to the Gallows 1953. Drama. Directed by John Gilling. American cargo ship Officer Stevens (Scott Brady), finds out that his brother is the frame-up victim of a smuggling gang and is due to be executed for murder.
Wed 18 Jul 18 8:15 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.
Wed 18 Jul 18 9:30 Send For Paul Temple 1946. Crime drama directed by John Argyle and starring Anthony Hulme and Joy Shelton. Scotland Yard calls in novelist and amateur detective Paul Temple to help track down a gang of diamond robbers.
Wed 18 Jul 18 11:15 Echo Of Diana 1963. Joan is distraught at the death of her husband in a plane crash but all is not what it seems. Stars: Vincent Ball & Betty McDowall.
Wed 18 Jul 18 12:30 Vendetta For The Saint 1969. Action. Director: Jim O’Connolly. Stars Roger Moore, Aimi MacDonald, Ian Hendry & Rosemary Dexter. Set in Naples, an elegant thief is outraged after witnessing the murder of a British banker.
Wed 18 Jul 18 14:30 Panic In The Streets 1950. Drama. Director: Elia Kazan. Stars Richard Widmark, Jack Palance, Barbara Bel Geddes & Paul Douglas. A Doctor and Policeman have 48 hours to locate a killer infected with pneumonic plague.
Wed 18 Jul 18 16:30 Burke’s Law 1964. Who Killed Don Pablo? Directed by Richard Kinon. Stars Gene Barry, Gary Conway & Regis Toomey. A waxwork in a museum turns out not to be a waxwork at all…
Wed 18 Jul 18 17:30 Scales of Justice 1966. Infamous Conduct. Stars Edgar Lustgarten & Dermot Walsh. A famous surgeon losses his license (and his wife) after a female patient accuses him of conduct unbecoming a physician. (S1, E12)
Wed 18 Jul 18 18:10 The Other Love 1947. Romantic drama. Seriously ill concert pianist Karen (Barbara Stanwyck) is admitted to a Swiss sanatorium, where she is attracted to the suave Doctor Stanton (David Niven).
Wed 18 Jul 18 20:00 A Family At War The Old Order Changeth. 1971. Directed by Gerry Mill. Stars Colin Douglas, Barbara Flynn & Coral Atkins. The iconic seventies drama series continues with the third and final series. (S3, E19)
Wed 18 Jul 18 21:00 The Gentle Touch Break-In. 1980. Directed by Tony Wharmby. Stars Jill Gascoine, William Marlowe & Derek Thompson. A burglary at the office of a solicitor who prosecutors for the police leads to a crisis situation.
Wed 18 Jul 18 22:00 The Snorkel 1958. Drama. Directed by Guy Green. Stars Peter Van Eyck, Betta St John & Mandy Miller. A teenager suspects that her wealthy mother’s suicide was a cleverly planned murder by her diabolical stepfather
Wed 18 Jul 18 23:40 Diana Dors… Diana Dors talks to Dick Hills in 1976 and discusses her time in the film Yield to The Night – a film she was immensely proud of.
Wed 18 Jul 18 23:45 Yield to the Night 1956. Drama. Director: J Lee Thompson. Stars Diana Dors, Yvonne Mitchell, Michael Craig & Geoffrey Keen. A condemned murderess relives key events while waiting for the hangman’s noose.
Wed 18 Jul 18 1:45 Rooney 1958. Comedy. Directed by George Pollock. Stars John Gregson, Muriel Pavlow & Barry Fitzgerald. The life of Rooney, a Gaelic sportsman at the weekends and a Dublin rubbish collector during the week.
Wed 18 Jul 18 3:25 Old Mother Riley Meets The Vampire 1952. Comedy. A mad scientist known as ‘The Vampire’ (Bela Lugosi) comes to England to further his evil plans. Starring Arthur Lucan and Dora Bryan.
Wed 18 Jul 18 4:50 Smart Alec 1951. Drama. Director: John Guillermin. Stars Peter Reynolds, Leslie Dwyer, Mercy Haystead & Charles Hawtrey. An unscrupulous bounder is to become the heir to a large fortune.
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Thu 19 Jul 18 6:00 Scotland Yard 1956. Person Unknown. Directed by Montgomery Tully. Starring Russell Napier, Edward Cast and Alan Robinson. A Polish spy changed places with a would-be assassin. (S1, E18)
Thu 19 Jul 18 6:35 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
Thu 19 Jul 18 8:10 Murder on Campus 1961. Crime drama directed by Michael Winner and starring Terence Longden, Donald Gray and Diane Clare. A reporter learns that his brother, a student at Cambridge, has killed himself or so it seems.
Thu 19 Jul 18 9:25 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.
Thu 19 Jul 18 11:10 The Screening Room: The Servant Neil Jones discusses the series ‘The Servant’ (1963) and takes a look at the script and the cast and crew behind it.
Thu 19 Jul 18 11:20 The Flaw 1955. Crime directed by Terence Fisher. A racing driver (John Bentley) plans to murder his heiress wife (Rona Anderson). The lawyer (Donald Houston) discovers the plot.
Thu 19 Jul 18 12:35 The Blue Parrot 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.
Thu 19 Jul 18 13:55 The Boys 1962. Crime drama starring Richard Todd, Robert Morley and Jess Conrad OBE. When a nightwatchman is murdered, four young men are put on trial. Cleverly directed by Sidney J. Furie.
Thu 19 Jul 18 16:25 The Boys: Locations Now & Then A look at the locations from Sidney J Furie’s, ‘The Boys’, both back when the film was made in the 60s, and now.
Thu 19 Jul 18 16:30 Burke’s Law 1964. Who Killed 1/2 of Glory Lee? Directed by Don Weis. Stars Gene Barry, Gary Conway & Regis Toomey. Ben, who owns half of the Glory Lee fashion house, is found dead in an elevator after it crashes.
Thu 19 Jul 18 17:30 War Time London – Glimpses Footage of London in war time. Focussing on Piccadilly Circus, then The Strand and Westminster. Shot around 1944.
Thu 19 Jul 18 17:40 The Winslow Boy 1948. Drama. Directed by Anthony Asquith. Stars Robert Donat, Cedric Hardwicke & Basil Radford. Pre-WW1 England, a youngster is expelled from a naval academy over a theft. His parents demand a trial.
Thu 19 Jul 18 20:00 The Forbidden Frontier Made by Sir Philip Gibbs, one of five British reporters during the First World War & Directed by Hans Nieter. The crew go around Europe’s Cities in 1937 to discuss current events with the locals.
Thu 19 Jul 18 20:25 Scales of Justice 1967. Payment In Kind. Stars Edgar Lustgarten & Maxine Audley. Debt collectors suggest ‘payment in kind’ after the wife of a struggling businessman falls behind on hire purchase payments. (S1, E13)
Thu 19 Jul 18 21:00 The Gentle Touch Menaces. 1980. Directed by Paul Annett. Stars Jill Gascoine, William Marlowe & Derek Thompson. Ivor Stocker, JP and successful businessman, is being blackmailed.
Thu 19 Jul 18 22:00 The Man Inside 1958. Drama. Directed by John Gilling. Stars Jack Palance, Anita Ekberg & Nigel Patrick. A detective and a beautiful jewel thief chase a stolen diamond from New York to Europe.
Thu 19 Jul 18 23:50 Bedazzled 1967. Comedy. Director: Stanley Donen. Stars Peter Cook, Dudley Moore, Eleanor Bron & Raquel Welch. A hapless short order cook sells his soul to the Devil in exchange for seven wishes.
Thu 19 Jul 18 1:55 Hungry Hill 1947. Drama. Directed by Brian Desmond Hurst. Stars Margaret Lockwood, Dennis Price & Cecil Parker. Tragedy hits the wife of an Irish heir to a 19th-century family feud that has lasted for 50 years.
Thu 19 Jul 18 4:00 Broken Blossoms 1936. Directed by John Brahm and starring Emlyn Williams, Dolly Hass and Arthur Margetson. A Chinese missionary comes to England where he helps a young girl who is ill-treated by her father.
Thu 19 Jul 18 5:45 A Pilgrimage Through Palestine – Glimpses Glimpses: 1944. Director: Philip Brown. Visit Haifa, the Sea of Galilee, Tiberius, Capernium, Jericho, Bethlehem, Jerusalem, and the daily lives of the local fishermen, shepherds and townspeople.
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Fri 20 Jul 18 6:00 Scotland Yard 1957. The Lonely House. Directed by Montgomery Tully. Starring Russell Napier, Dorothy Bramhall and Bettina Dickson. A trap is laid for a couple running a murderous dating agency. (S1, E19)
Fri 20 Jul 18 6:35 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.
Fri 20 Jul 18 8:20 Tiger By The Tail 1955. Drama. Directed by John Gilling. John Desmond, (Larry Parks) meets a mysterious woman (Lisa Daniely) who turns out to be part of a counterfeit ring and Desmond is caught up in the whole affair.
Fri 20 Jul 18 10:05 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 20 Jul 18 11:45 Dateline Diamonds 1965. Directed By Jeremy Summers. Comedy musical stars The Small Faces, The Chantelles and Kiki Dee. Lester Benson (Kenneth Cope) the manager of top rock band The Small Faces, is hiding a secret. (Subtitles Available)
Fri 20 Jul 18 13:15 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.
Fri 20 Jul 18 14:35 Treasure Island 1972. Adventure. Directors: John Hough, Andrea Bianchi & Antonio Margheriti. Stars Orson Welles, Lionel Stander & Kim Burfield. Young Jim Hawkins has a map to a pirate’s buried treasure.
Fri 20 Jul 18 16:30 Burke’s Law 1967. Who Killed the Surf Broad? The crime-solving adventures of dashing, debonair Amos Burke (Gene Barry ), an L.A.P.D. homicide captain who is also a millionaire .
Fri 20 Jul 18 17:30 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.
Fri 20 Jul 18 19:00 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.
Fri 20 Jul 18 21:00 The Gentle Touch Hammer. 1980. Directed by Tony Wharmby. Stars Jill Gascoine, William Marlowe & Derek Thompson. After a series of robberies, maggie must uncover if these were commited by a team or one person.
Fri 20 Jul 18 22:00 The Camp On Blood Island 1958. Drama. Directed Val Guest. Stars Andre Morell, Carl Mohner & Walter Fitzgerald. Deep in Malaya, as WW2 comes to an end, men, women and children as still trapped by the Japanese invasion.
Fri 20 Jul 18 23:45 The Golden Salamander 1950. Drama. Directed by Ronald Neame. Stars Trevor Howard, Anouk Aimee & Herbert Lom. A British archaeologist is torn between tackling a sinister crime syndicate or turning a blind eye.
Fri 20 Jul 18 1:40 Mix Me A Person 1962. Drama. Director: Leslie Norman. Stars Anne Baxter, Donald Sinden, Carole Ann Ford & Adam Faith. A barrister’s wife, who is a psychiatrist, takes on one of the cases that he has failed to win.
Fri 20 Jul 18 3:45 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.
Fri 20 Jul 18 5:25 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
Sat 21 Jul 18 6:00 Undercover Agent 1953. Crime Drama. An auditor (Dermot Walsh) is caught up in a murder and espionage whilst visiting a company. Starring Hazel Court.
Sat 21 Jul 18 7:20 Hawkeye & the Last of the Mohicans The Morristown Story. 1957. Directed by Sam Newfield. Stars John Hart, Lon Chaney Jr & George Barnes. Hawkeye has tracked outlaw Simon Girty to Morristown but he and Chingachgook are turned away. (Subtitles Available)
Sat 21 Jul 18 7:50 Blind Date 1959. Thriller. Directed by Joseph Losey. Starring Hardy Krüger & Micheline Presle. The Mistress of a struggling artist is killed and inspector Morgan (Stanley Baker) investigates a complex case.
Sat 21 Jul 18 9:45 Wool To Clothing in 1947- Glimpses Life on The Range in 1947 as a Sheep farmer living in his covered wagon with ‘Boots’ the sheepdog. Then follow the interesting process from sheep to cardigan.
Sat 21 Jul 18 10:00 The Big Valley The Haunted Gun. 1967. Directed by Bernard McEveety. Stars Barbara Stanwyck, Richard Long, Peter Breck & Lee Majors. A Barkley family friend travels to Stockton in fear of being assassinated (S2, E21)
Sat 21 Jul 18 11:00 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.
Sat 21 Jul 18 12:15 The Last Man To Hang 1956. Drama. Directed by Terence Fisher. Stars Tom Conway, Hugh Latimer & Eunice Gayson. Conway is on trial for the murder of his neurotic wife, Sellars, by means of a sedative overdose.
Sat 21 Jul 18 13:50 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. (Subtitles Available)
Sat 21 Jul 18 15:15 Interlude 1968. Drama. Directed by Kevin Billington. Stars Alan Webb, Oskar Werner & Barbara Ferris. A world famous Symphony conductor is attracted to a young journalist, despite the fact he is married.
Sat 21 Jul 18 17:35 You Must Be Joking 1965. Comedy. Directed by Michael Winner. Stars Michael Callan, Denholm Elliot & James Robertson. An eccentric psychiatrist oversees a 48-hour army-initiation test.
Sat 21 Jul 18 19:40 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.
Sat 21 Jul 18 21:30 Mackenna’s Gold 1969. Adventure. Directed by J Lee Thompson. Stars Gregory Peck, Omar Sharif & Telly Savalas. A US Marshal is forced to lead a gang of bandits to a hidden valley of gold.
Sat 21 Jul 18 0:10 The Long Memory 1953. Drama. Directed by Robert Hamer. Stars John Mills, Elizabeth Sellars, John McCallum & Geoffrey Keen. Released from prison after 12 years, a man seeks revenge on those who lied at his trial.
Sat 21 Jul 18 2:10 Port of New York 1949. Drama. Directed by Laslo Benedek. Stars Scott Brady, Yul Brynner & Richard Rober. Two narcotics agents go after murderous drug dealers who use the New York harbor to smuggle in their contraband. (Subtitles Available)
Sat 21 Jul 18 3:50 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 21 Jul 18 5:30 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
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Sun 22 Jul 18 6:00 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.
Sun 22 Jul 18 7:10 Hawkeye & the Last of the Mohicans Revenge. 1957. Directed by Sam Newfield. Stars John Hart, Lon Chaney Jr & Rodney Bunker. A young lieutenant seeks blind vengeance for the brutal murders of his parents. (Subtitles Available)
Sun 22 Jul 18 7:40 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.
Sun 22 Jul 18 9:50 A Ramble Around London – Glimpses Insightful film of 1940s London. The docks, the cars, a barge on the Thames, big ships docking, Tower Bridge and ending up inside Westminster Abbey.
Sun 22 Jul 18 10:00 The Big Valley Price of Victory. 1967. Directed by Bernard McEveety. Stars Barbara Stanwyck, Richard Long, Peter Breck & Lee Majors. A boxer can’t avoid one more fight, even though it endangers his life. (S2, E22)
Sun 22 Jul 18 11:00 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.
Sun 22 Jul 18 12:35 Three Cases of Murder 1955. Crime. Three stories of murder and the supernatural. Starring Orson Welles, John Gregson & Elizabeth Sellars. Introduced by Eamonn Andrews. Directed by David Eady & George More O’Ferrall.
Sun 22 Jul 18 14:35 The Wicked Lady 1945. Drama. Directed by Leslie Arliss. Stars Margaret Lockwood, Griffith Jones & James Mason. 17th Century beauty Barbara Worth leads a double life to relieve her boredom.
Sun 22 Jul 18 16:40 The Southern Star 1969. Comedy. Directed by Sidney Hayers. Stars George Segal, Ursula Andress & Orson Welles. Jules Verne’s classic story of the world’s largest diamond and the motley crew suspected of stealing it.
Sun 22 Jul 18 18:50 Emergency 1962. Drama directed by Francis Searle and starring Dermot Walsh. When a young girl is knocked down there are only three donors of the same blood group. A frantic search to find the donors begins.
Sun 22 Jul 18 20:00 A Family At War … Yielding Place to New. 1971. Directed by Gerry Mill. Stars Colin Douglas, Barbara Flynn & Coral Atkins. The iconic seventies drama series continues with the third and final series. (S3, E20)
Sun 22 Jul 18 21:00 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre Sinister Man. 1961. Directed by Clive Donner. Stars John Bentley, Patricia Allen & John Glyn-Jones. Superintendent Wills investigates the theft of some mysterious oriental tablets.
Sun 22 Jul 18 22:10 These Are The Damned 1962. Horror. Director: Joseph Losey. Stars Macdonald Carey, Shirley Anne Field & Viveca Lindfors. The sister of a motorbike gang leader and her boyfriend discover a military base when on the run.
Sun 22 Jul 18 0:00 The Boston Strangler 1968. Drama. Director: Richard Fleischer. Stars Tony Curtis, Henry Fonda, George Kennedy & Sally Kellerman. When a string of women in Boston start turning up dead, the police launch an investigation.
Sun 22 Jul 18 2:20 The Square Ring 1953. Drama. Director: Basil Dearden. Stars Jack Warner, Robert Beatty, Bill Owen, Maxwell Reed & Joan Collins. Follow the lives of five boxers and their reasons for getting to where they are now.
Sun 22 Jul 18 4:00 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.
Sun 22 Jul 18 5:40 Arctic Highway – Glimpses 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.

July 23rd to 29th

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TPTV Schedule July 23rd to 29th 2018

DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Mon 23 Jul 18 6:00 Scotland Yard 1957. Bullet from the Past. Director: Kenneth Hume. Stars Ballard Berkeley, Robert Sansom and Philippa Hyatt. An inspector investigates the shooting of a man connected to an old cold case. (S1, E20)
Mon 23 Jul 18 6:35 Patricia Dainton Presents… Third Alibi. Exclusive interview with Patricia Dainton who discusses her time on this film and her career in general. (S1, E4)
Mon 23 Jul 18 6:40 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.
Mon 23 Jul 18 8:00 Clash By Night 1963. Drama. Directed by Montgomery Tully. Starring Terence Longdon, Jennifer Jayne & Harry Fowler. A prison bus enroute to jail is hijacked by a gang determined to free their leader.
Mon 23 Jul 18 9:30 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.
Mon 23 Jul 18 11:20 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.
Mon 23 Jul 18 13:00 The Cariboo Trail 1950. Western. Director: Edwin L. Marin. Stars Randolph Scott, George ‘Gabby’ Hayes, Bill Williams. Jim & Mike head into Canada via the Cariboo Trail to raise cattle and dig for gold but find trouble.
Mon 23 Jul 18 14:45 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
Mon 23 Jul 18 16:30 Burke’s Law 1967. Who Killed Vaudeville? The crime-solving adventures of dashing, debonair Amos Burke (Gene Barry ), an L.A.P.D. homicide captain who is also a millionaire .
Mon 23 Jul 18 17:30 Grand National Night 1953. Crime drama filmed at Nettlefold and a George Minter production. A horse-trainer kills his spiteful wife after a bitter fight and tries to cover up the murder. Starring Nigel Patrick. (Subtitles Available)
Mon 23 Jul 18 19:05 Bundle Of Joy 1956. Musical Comedy. After being fired from her job, Polly (Debbie Reynolds) finds an abandoned baby. People believe the baby is hers. Directed by Norman Taurog. Starring Eddie Fisher.
Mon 23 Jul 18 21:00 The Gentle Touch Chance. 1980. Directed by David Askey. Stars Jill Gascoine, William Marlowe & John Gregg. Maggie finds a clue to a major crime in her paperword.
Mon 23 Jul 18 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.
Mon 23 Jul 18 23:50 Kill Me Tomorrow 1957. Directed by Terence Fisher. Starring Tommy Steele & Pat O’Brien. Crosbie is sacked, but needs his job to fund an operation for his son, only to find his old editor has been murdered.
Mon 23 Jul 18 1:30 Games That Lovers Play 1971. Directed by Malcolm Leigh. Two ‘Madams’ Joanna Lumley as ‘Fanny Hill’ and Penny Brahms as ‘Lady Chatterley’ have a wager as to who has the best brothel.
Mon 23 Jul 18 3:10 Midnight Fear 1990. Crime thriller directed by Bill Crain and starring David Carradine, Pete Atkins and Mark Carlton. Detective Hanks must track down two psychotic killers before they kill again.
Mon 23 Jul 18 5:00 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)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Tue 24 Jul 18 6:00 Scotland Yard 1957. Inside Information. Director: Montgomery Tully. Starring Ronald Adam, Basil Hendon and Colette Wilde. A murder hunt is launched after a real body is used as the ‘guy’ on bonfire night. (S1, E21)
Tue 24 Jul 18 6:35 Life In Emergency Ward 10 1959. Drama. Based on the smash hit TV series about the daily life and the ups and downs of a hospital. Stars Michael Craig, Wilfred Hyde-White and Joan Sims. (Subtitles Available)
Tue 24 Jul 18 8:20 Plagues and Puppy Love 1917. Short Comedy. Stars Florence Curtis, Joe Simberg & Larry Semon who produces his take on a typical Keystone farce, the flirting-in-the-park routine, where pretty Florence Curtis is pursued.
Tue 24 Jul 18 8:35 River Beat 1954. Crime drama directed by Guy Green. A radio operator is duped into smuggling diamonds and is caught by Customs Detective Baker (John Bentley). Starring Phyllis Kirk and Bill Nagy.
Tue 24 Jul 18 9:55 The Madame Gambles 1951. Comedy. The owner of a dress shop gambles the shop away to her bookie who inherits, not only the shop, but the manager. Directed by Maclean Rogers. Starring Richard Hearne and Petula Clark.
Tue 24 Jul 18 11:30 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.
Tue 24 Jul 18 14:45 Dry Rot 1956. Comedy. Director: Maurice Elvey. Stars Ronald Shiner, Brian Rix, Peggy Mount & Sid James. Three bookies attempt to recoup their losses by attempting to rig a horse race.
Tue 24 Jul 18 16:30 Burke’s Law 1967. Who Killed Cassandra Cass? The crime-solving adventures of dashing, debonair Amos Burke (Gene Barry ), an L.A.P.D. homicide captain who is also a millionaire .
Tue 24 Jul 18 17:30 The Screening Room: The Servant Neil Jones discusses the series ‘The Servant’ (1963) and takes a look at the script and the cast and crew behind it.
Tue 24 Jul 18 17:40 Dentist In The Chair 1960. Comedy. Stars Bob Monkhouse, Peggy Cummins, Kenneth Connor. A burglar breaks into the wrong shop and steals medical instruments instead of silver.
Tue 24 Jul 18 19:15 The Mob 1951. Drama. Directed by Robert Parrish. Stars Betty Buehler, Broderick Crafword & Richard Kiley. An undercover cop poses as a dock worker in order to get the goods on the mobsters.
Tue 24 Jul 18 21:00 The Gentle Touch Loyalties . 1980. Directed by James Gatward. Stars Jill Gascoine, William Marlowe & Derek Thompson. The wife of a wealthy and respected businessman, is threatened with a knife by a masked figure.
Tue 24 Jul 18 22:00 The Servant 1963. Drama. Director: Joseph Losey. Stars Dirk Bogarde, James Fox, Sarah Miles & Wendy Craig. A British aristocrat, hires the mysterious household servant who causes unrest in the household.
Tue 24 Jul 18 0:15 Inner Sanctum 1948. Thriller. Director: Lew Landers. Stars Charles Russell, Mary Beth Hughes & Dale Belding. A man fleeing the police after having committed a murder hides out in a boarding house in a small town.
Tue 24 Jul 18 1:30 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.
Tue 24 Jul 18 3:15 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 24 Jul 18 4:50 The Black Abbot 1934. Crime Comedy. Directed by George A. Cooper. Stars John Stuart, Judy Kelly & Edgar Norfolk. A gang of crooks uses the legend of a ghost haunting an old dark mansion to help them kidnap a rich man
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Wed 25 Jul 18 6:00 Scotland Yard 1957. The Case of the Smiling Widow. Director: Montgomery Tully. Starring Russell Napier and Vernon Greeves. Police question the circumstances of an apparent suicide. (S1, E22)
Wed 25 Jul 18 6:35 The Marked One 1963. Crime. Director: Francis Searle. Stars William Lucas, Zena Walker & Patrick Jordan. Criminals kidnap a man’s daughter in order to obtain forgery plates which they believe to be in his possession
Wed 25 Jul 18 7:50 Calling All Cars 1954. Starring Cardew Robinson, Adrienne Fancey, John Fitzgerald and Pauline Olsen. Comedy documentary, centring on the Dover Harbour car terminal. Directed by Maclean Rogers.
Wed 25 Jul 18 8:40 Birmingham & The Road Patrol Bikes in the 1950s – Glimpses Glimpses: 1950s. We start in Birmingham at the famous BSA factory where we follow the annual Road Patrol. Marvel at their side chassis and box carriers and follow them to Exeter, Abroath & Belfast.
Wed 25 Jul 18 8:55 Cuckoo Patrol 1967. Comedy. Freddie Garrity of Freddie and the Dreamers fame is the scout cub leader of a bunch of misfits. Stars: Kenneth Connor, John Le Mesurier and Bernie Dwyer
Wed 25 Jul 18 10:30 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.
Wed 25 Jul 18 11:50 The Pickwick Papers 1954. Comedy. In this British classic the Pickwick Club send a group to find interesting things around England. Stars James Hayter, Nigel Patrick, Kathleen Harrison & Harry Fowler.
Wed 25 Jul 18 13:55 Glimpses: Screenagers! Early 1960s documentary into the spending habit of ‘screenagers’ and the cinema goers of the 60s. Brilliant footage of 50s and 60s cinemas and the ‘screenagers’ themselves.
Wed 25 Jul 18 14:10 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 25 Jul 18 16:25 Petula Clark ‘The Day Begins Early’ – Glimpses Glimpses: A behind the scene look at Petula Clark’s working day in 1948, from a lost news piece.
Wed 25 Jul 18 16:30 Burke’s Law 1967. Who Killed the Horne of Plenty? The crime-solving adventures of dashing, debonair Amos Burke (Gene Barry ), an L.A.P.D. homicide captain who is also a millionaire .
Wed 25 Jul 18 17:30 The Private Life Of Oliver the Eighth 1934. Comedy. Director: Lloyd French. Stars Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Jack Barty & Mae Busch. Laurel and Hardy both reply to a wealthy widow’s newspaper ad searching for a new husband.
Wed 25 Jul 18 18:00 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.
Wed 25 Jul 18 20:00 A Family At War … Yielding Place to New. 1971. Directed by Gerry Mill. Stars Colin Douglas, Barbara Flynn & Coral Atkins. The iconic seventies drama series continues with the third and final series. (S3, E20)
Wed 25 Jul 18 21:00 The Gentle Touch Maggie’s Luck. 1980. Directed by Nic Phillips. Stars Jill Gascoine, William Marlowe & Brian Gwaspari. Maggie is looking forward to a weekend break when help arrives from an unexpected source.
Wed 25 Jul 18 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).
Wed 25 Jul 18 23:45 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.
Wed 25 Jul 18 1:30 Climb Up the Wall 1960. Musical & Variety. Directed by Michael Winner. Featuring performers such as George ‘Calypso’ Browne, Russ Conway and Frances Day.
Wed 25 Jul 18 2:50 Suddenly 1954. Drama. Director: Lewis Allen. Stars Frank Sinatra, Sterling Hayden & James Gleason. Three gangsters trap a family in their own house, with the intention of killing the president of the USA.
Wed 25 Jul 18 4:25 Incident in Shanghai 1938. Drama. An unhappy wife of the head of The Red Cross in Shanghai falls for a pilot (Patrick Barr). The pilot is wounded and the husband must operate.
Wed 25 Jul 18 5:45 Hit the Road – Glimpses Comedy short. Very early silent made by Signet Films. Cars, trains, motorbikes, split screen shots and unbelievable stunts. It didn’t matter what was being chased! As long as it was fast!
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Thu 26 Jul 18 6:00 Scotland Yard 1957. The Mail Van Murder. Directed by John Knight. Starring Hy Hazell, Dennis Castle and Gordon Needham. Supt. Hammond hunts down the boss of a gang that stole a mail van. (S1, E23)
Thu 26 Jul 18 6:35 Not Wanted On Voyage 1957. Comedy. The rollicking adventures of two stewards aboard a pleasure cruiser. Starring Ronald Shiner and Brian Rix.
Thu 26 Jul 18 8:15 Land Without Music 1936. Based on a true story. A singer is disliked by a princess who bans his music. Stars Richard Tauber, Jimmy Durante & Derrick De Marney.
Thu 26 Jul 18 9:50 The Blue Bird 1940. Drama. Director: Walter Lang. Stars Shirley Temple, Nigel Bruce, Gale Sondergaard & Spring Byington. Two children are led on a trip through past, present and future, to locate a blue bird
Thu 26 Jul 18 11:30 The 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.
Thu 26 Jul 18 13:00 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
Thu 26 Jul 18 14:35 The Browning Version 1951. Drama. Directed by Anthony Asquith and starring Michael Redgrave. Crocker-Harris is a teacher at an English public school who must retire early due to ill health.
Thu 26 Jul 18 16:30 Burke’s Law 1967. Who Killed Everybody? The crime-solving adventures of dashing, debonair Amos Burke (Gene Barry ), an L.A.P.D. homicide captain who is also a millionaire .
Thu 26 Jul 18 17:30 Memories of Hoxton in the 1960s – Glimpses Glimpses: Filmed by Wilf Watters in the 1960s. We listen to stories of living in Hoxton during the bombing. Endearing personal account by one elderly resident.
Thu 26 Jul 18 17:40 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.
Thu 26 Jul 18 19:15 Lancashire, Home of Industry – Glimpses Glimpses: 1930s The History of Lancashire’s Industries. We go down the pits, see inside a Cotton factory, Paper Mill, Hat Factory, Glass works, Wireless sets factory, ship building, aeroplanes & more
Thu 26 Jul 18 19:30 Address Unknown 1944. Drama. Directed by William Cameron Menzies. Stars Paul Lukas, Carl Esmond & Peter Van Eyk. US art dealer returns to his native Germany for a visit and is attracted by Nazi propaganda.
Thu 26 Jul 18 21:00 The Gentle Touch Shame. 1980. Directed by Peter Moffatt. Stars Jill Gascoine, William Marlowe & Derek Thompson. Maggie investigates when a badly beaten boy refuses to name his attackers.
Thu 26 Jul 18 22:00 Terror of the Tongs 1961. Drama. Directed by Anthony Bushell. Stars Geoffrey Toone, Christopher Lee & Yvonne Monlaur. A British merchant sea captain sets out to crush the Red Dragon Tong, a society terrorizing Hong Kong.
Thu 26 Jul 18 23:35 Blonde Fist 1991. Drama. Director: Frank Clarke. Stars Margi Clarke, Carroll Baker, Ken Hutchison & Angela Clarke. Ronnie flees domestic life to find her father in New York, and ends up boxing to make ends meet.
Thu 26 Jul 18 1:40 Too Late For Tears 1949. Drama. Director: Byron Haskin. Stars Lizabeth Scott, Don DeFore, Dan Duryea & Arthur Kennedy. A ruthless woman stumbles across a suitcase filled with $60,000, and is determined to hold onto it.
Thu 26 Jul 18 3:40 The Last Journey 1935. Drama directed by Bernard Vorhaus. Bob (Julien Mitchell) is distraught with his upcoming compulsory retirement and believes his wife is having an affair. The day arrives for his final journey.
Thu 26 Jul 18 5:00 The Rogues 1965. The Personal Touch. Gig Young, David Niven and Charles Boyer are The Rogues, members of two related families of international forgers and conmen.
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Fri 27 Jul 18 6:00 Scotland Yard 1957. The Tyburn Case. Director: David Paltenghi. Stars John Warwick, Patricia Marmont and Howard Marion Crawford. Supt. Reynolds suspects a lawyer drowned a widow for the insurance money. (S1, E24)
Fri 27 Jul 18 6:35 When You Come Home 1947. Comedy. A Grandad (Frank Randle) recounts to his granddaughter his life as a music hall odd job man. Directed by John Baxter.
Fri 27 Jul 18 8:25 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
Fri 27 Jul 18 10:30 Six Candles Made in 1960 by the British Insurance Association, this short film warns of the dangers of driving a motorcar.
Fri 27 Jul 18 10:55 Shadow of A Man 1954. Crime drama. A town drunk is found dead and the police suspect murder. Starring Paul Carpenter.
Fri 27 Jul 18 12:15 Pygmalion 1938. Drama. Directed by Anthony Asquith. Starring Leslie Howard & Wendy Hiller. Higgins, an expert in the study of phonetics, bets that he can turn Eliza, a ‘worthless guttersnipe’, into a duchess.
Fri 27 Jul 18 14:10 The Miracle Of The Bells 1948. Drama. Granting her final request, a Hollywood press agent brings the dead body of an actress back to her hometown for burial. Starring Frank Sinatra & Fred MacMurray.
Fri 27 Jul 18 16:30 Burke’s Law 1967. Who Killed Mr. Cartwheel? The crime-solving adventures of dashing, debonair Amos Burke (Gene Barry ), an L.A.P.D. homicide captain who is also a millionaire .
Fri 27 Jul 18 17:30 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 27 Jul 18 20:00 Beyond The Truth The Lost Ark. The Search For The ‘Lost Ark’ – An insightful documentary searching for the resting place of The Lost Ark Of The Covenant containing exclusive interviews and footage. (S1, E1)
Fri 27 Jul 18 21:00 The Gentle Touch The Ring. 1980, Directed by Paul Annett. Stars Jill Gascoine, William Marlowe & George Sewell. Maggie’s delight at being courted by the rich Dave Connolly soon changes to suspicion.
Fri 27 Jul 18 22:00 Mackenna’s Gold 1969. Adventure. Directed by J Lee Thompson. Stars Gregory Peck, Omar Sharif & Telly Savalas. A US Marshal is forced to lead a gang of bandits to a hidden valley of gold.
Fri 27 Jul 18 0:40 Shoot to Kill 1947. Crime drama. Directed by William Berke and starring Russell Wade, Luana Walters and Edmund MacDonald. A woman marries a corrupt D.A. to get evidence to help on a recent murder. (Subtitles Available)
Fri 27 Jul 18 1:55 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.
Fri 27 Jul 18 3:30 Fear And Desire 1953. War. Director: Stanley Kubrick. Stars Frank Silvera, Kenneth Harp & Paul Mazursky. Four soldiers trapped behind enemy lines must confront their fears and desires.
Fri 27 Jul 18 4:45 Just Like Heaven 1930. Tobey Mitchell, a young Parisian balloon vendor with ambitions to become a designer of pageants, guards his stand in the Street of the Poor.
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Sat 28 Jul 18 6:00 Marlborough Theatre, Holloway 1962 – Glimpses Glimpses: Rare footage of Holloway in the 1960s and the sad demolition of the iconic theatre in 1962. The Last film to play there was ‘Hell Drivers’ in 1957. Filmed by Wilf Watters.
Sat 28 Jul 18 6:05 Vengeance Is Mine 1949. Drama. Director: Alan Cullimore. Stars Valentine Dyall, Anne Firth, Richard Goolden & Sam Kydd. A dying man hires an assassin to kill so he can frame his death on an enemy.
Sat 28 Jul 18 7:15 Air Enterprises: The Flying Boats – Glimpses Glimpses: An Insightful 1930s documentary on the history of Empire Air Services and the flying Boat situated at Croydon Airfield. 32 of these great flying boats were ordered to service the Empire.
Sat 28 Jul 18 7:40 Hawkeye & the Last of the Mohicans The Contest. 1957. Directed by Sam Newfield. John Hart, Lon Chaney Jr & James Barron. Hawkeye and Chingachcook match their wits against two thieves who have phony identities. (Subtitles Available)
Sat 28 Jul 18 8:10 The Giant Gila Monster 1959. Sci-Fi. Directed by Ray Kellogg. Starring Don Sullivan, Fred Graham & Lisa Simone. A giant lizard terrorises a small town. Can the police and a hot rod gang stop the monster?
Sat 28 Jul 18 9:40 Comedy Cocktail 1951. EJ Fancey presents Cavalcade of some of Charlie Chaplin’s most famous comedies.
Sat 28 Jul 18 10:00 The Big Valley Brother Love. 1967. Directed by Virgil W. Vogel. Stars Barbara Stanwyck, Richard Long, Peter Breck & Lee Majors. A ‘faith healer’ has Audra convinced he is in Stockton to do good. (S2, E23)
Sat 28 Jul 18 11:00 Your Voice on the Telephone – Glimpses Glimpses: Early 1950s Instructional film on how to use the Telephone and how it works.
Sat 28 Jul 18 11:15 Blood of The Vampire 1958. Horror directed by Henry Cass and starring Sir Donald Wolfit. In the late 19th Century, the anaemic Dr Callistratus is the governor of a brutal penal institution in a remote castle.
Sat 28 Jul 18 13:00 Address Unknown 1944. Drama. Directed by William Cameron Menzies. Stars Paul Lukas, Carl Esmond & Peter Van Eyk. US art dealer returns to his native Germany for a visit and is attracted by Nazi propaganda.
Sat 28 Jul 18 14:30 The Mob 1951. Drama. Directed by Robert Parrish. Stars Betty Buehler, Broderick Crafword & Richard Kiley. An undercover cop poses as a dock worker in order to get the goods on the mobsters.
Sat 28 Jul 18 16:15 She Played With Fire 1958. Drama. Directed by Sidney Gilliat. Stars Ian Hunter, Arlene Dahl & Dennis Price. An insurance investigator finds himself involved in arson, blackmail & murder after running into his ex.
Sat 28 Jul 18 18:15 Idol On Parade 1959. Comedy. Directed by John Gilling. Stars Anthony Newley, William Bendix & Anne Aubrey. Newley is a pop singer called up to serve in the British army.
Sat 28 Jul 18 20:00 The Sand Pebbles (Part 1) 1966. Adventure. Director Robert Wise. Stars Steve McQueen, Candice Bergen, Richard Attenborough. In 1926, the USS San Pablo patrols the Yangtze River.
Sat 28 Jul 18 21:50 The Sand Pebbles (Part 2) 1966. Adventure. Director Robert Wise. Stars Steve McQueen, Candice Bergen, Richard Attenborough. In 1926, the USS San Pablo patrols the Yangtze River.
Sat 28 Jul 18 23:40 Psyche 59 1964. Drama. Directed by Alexandre Singer. Stars Patricia Neal, Curt Jurgens & Samantha Eggar. The blind wife of an industrialist begins to learn that her malady may not be the result of an injury.
Sat 28 Jul 18 1:40 Terror of the Tongs 1961. Drama. Directed by Anthony Bushell. Stars Geoffrey Toone, Christopher Lee & Yvonne Monlaur. A British merchant sea captain sets out to crush the Red Dragon Tong, a society terrorizing Hong Kong.
Sat 28 Jul 18 3:15 Too Young To Love 1959. Directed by Muriel Box. Stars Jess Conrad, Pauline Hahn, Joan Miller & Austin Willis. Based on the play, Pickup Girl by Elsa Shelley. A story of a young girl’s lapse into sex delinquency.
Sat 28 Jul 18 5:00 The Rogues 1965. The Day They Gave The Diamonds Away. Gig Young, David Niven and Charles Boyer are The Rogues, members of two related families of international forgers and conmen.
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Sun 29 Jul 18 6:00 Plagues and Puppy Love 1917. Short Comedy. Stars Florence Curtis, Joe Simberg & Larry Semon who produces his take on a typical Keystone farce, the flirting-in-the-park routine, where pretty Florence Curtis is pursued.
Sun 29 Jul 18 6:15 A Gunman Has Escaped 1948. Drama. Stars John Harvey, John Fitzgerald, Robert Cartland. Written by John Gilling. Three armed robbers kill a passer-by in a robbery and flee the city.
Sun 29 Jul 18 7:20 The Worker & War – Front Magazine A wartime magazine made to motivate and inform war workers, commissioned by the Ministry of Information and screened in factories, this was the final issue made in 1945.
Sun 29 Jul 18 7:35 Hawkeye & the Last of the Mohicans The Truant. 1957. Directed by Sam Newfield. Stars John Hart, Lon Chaney Jr & David Hastings. Hawkeye and Chingachgook escort young Greg to the boy’s Aunt. (Subtitles Available)
Sun 29 Jul 18 8:05 We Three Documentary made in the 1950s about life on a sheep station in the isolated outback, Australia. Great to see the boundary dogs on motorcycles & the counting methods of the herds along with daily life.
Sun 29 Jul 18 8:20 Talkies – Vera Day Our guest star is the beautiful Vera Day who discusses her interesting life and career in film.
Sun 29 Jul 18 8:35 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 29 Jul 18 9:45 Talkies – Vera Day Our guest star is the beautiful Vera Day who discusses her interesting life and career in film.
Sun 29 Jul 18 10:00 The Big Valley Court Martial. 1967. Directed by Virgil W. Vogel. Stars Barbara Stanwyck, Richard Long, Peter Breck & Lee Majors. A retired Union general is tried for war crimes by ex-confederates. (S2, E24)
Sun 29 Jul 18 11:00 Dreamland 1998. Docu-drama. An explosive investigation into Area 51 and the story of Bob Lazar.
Sun 29 Jul 18 13:00 Midnight Around the Globe in 1945 Glimpses: A WW2 propaganda film made by US Army. Released as part of the 7th War Loan in May 1945. This film tracks war activities around the globe as Big Ben strikes midnight in London.
Sun 29 Jul 18 13:15 The Purple Plain 1954. War. Director: Robert Parrish. Stars Gregory Peck, Bernard Lee & Win Min Than. Canadian RAF pilot Forrester is a loner whose bravery can’t cover a streak of reckless instability.
Sun 29 Jul 18 15:15 You Must Be Joking 1965. Comedy. Directed by Michael Winner. Stars Michael Callan, Denholm Elliot & James Robertson. An eccentric psychiatrist oversees a 48-hour army-initiation test.
Sun 29 Jul 18 17:20 Interlude 1968. Drama. Directed by Kevin Billington. Stars Alan Webb, Oskar Werner & Barbara Ferris. A world famous Symphony conductor is attracted to a young journalist, despite the fact he is married.
Sun 29 Jul 18 19:40 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
Sun 29 Jul 18 21:00 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre Backfire. 1961. Directed by Paul Almond. Stars Alfred Burke, Zena Marshall, Oliver Johnston & Noel Treverthen. Everything points to prosperity in this luxurious factory! Or so it seems…
Sun 29 Jul 18 22:10 The Man Outside 1933. Drama. Directed by George A. Cooper. Starring Henry Kendall. When private eye Kendall investigates a case of stolen jewels he finds that the police inspector is at the head of the heist.
Sun 29 Jul 18 23:15 The Servant 1963. Drama. Director: Joseph Losey. Stars Dirk Bogarde, James Fox, Sarah Miles & Wendy Craig. A British aristocrat, hires the mysterious household servant who causes unrest in the household.
Sun 29 Jul 18 1:30 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
Sun 29 Jul 18 3:20 Frail Women 1932. Drama directed by Maurice Elvey and starring Mary Newcomb and Owen Nares. The story of Lillian who has an illegitimate war baby adopted by a wealthy spinster. Filmed at Twickenham Studios
Sun 29 Jul 18 4:50 Riders of the Rockies 1937. Director: Robert N Bradbury. Stars Tex Ritter, Louise Stanley, Horace Murphy & Snub Pollard. Formerly a ‘lost’ western. Tex joins an outlaw gang to clear the names of his framed & jailed pals.

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DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Mon 30 Jul 18 6:00 Scotland Yard 1957. The White Cliffs Mystery. Directed by Montgomery Tully. Starring Russell Napier, Yvonne Andre and Peter Bathurst. A dead rocket engineer was being blackmailed. But why – and by whom? (S1, E25)
Mon 30 Jul 18 6:35 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.
Mon 30 Jul 18 8:15 Treasure Island 1972. Adventure. Directors: John Hough, Andrea Bianchi & Antonio Margheriti. Stars Orson Welles, Lionel Stander & Kim Burfield. Young Jim Hawkins has a map to a pirate’s buried treasure.
Mon 30 Jul 18 10:05 Our Weekends in 1949 Narrated by Ralph Richardson. A Charming short film made in 1949 following London workers on their weekends in the country. Cricket of The Green, Picnics at the Lido, Boating, Bowling & Fishing.
Mon 30 Jul 18 10:35 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.
Mon 30 Jul 18 11:55 Defence Of The Realm 1985. Thriller. Directed by David Drury and stars Gabriel Bryne, Greta Scacchi, Denholm Elliott and Robbie Coltrane. After an expose article is published, an MP dies in mysterious circumstances.
Mon 30 Jul 18 13:55 The Bargee 1964. Comedy. Directed by Duncan Wood. Stars Harry H. Corbett, Hugh Griffith & Ronnie Barker. The film charts the course of love of a Casanova who lives and works on the canals, breaking hearts.
Mon 30 Jul 18 16:05 Below Zero 1930. Comedy. Director: James Parrott. Stars Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy & Charlie Hall. Laurel and Hardy play street musicians struggling to earn money on a cold winter day.
Mon 30 Jul 18 16:30 Burke’s Law 1967. Who Killed Cornelius Gilbert? The crime-solving adventures of dashing, debonair Amos Burke (Gene Barry ), an L.A.P.D. homicide captain who is also a millionaire .
Mon 30 Jul 18 17:30 Scotland Yard 1953. The Drayton Case. Directed by Ken Hughes. Stars Victor Platt & Vincent Ball. The aftermath of a wartime air raid reveals the body of a murdered woman. (S1, E1)
Mon 30 Jul 18 18:05 The Steel Works in the 50s – Glimpses Glimpses: A rare glimpse into the workings of a Steel works in the UK in the 1950s.
Mon 30 Jul 18 18:10 The Gentle Sex 1943. Comedy. Directed by Leslie Howard. Stars Joan Gates, Jean Gillie, Lilli Palmer, Rosamund John & Joan Greenwood. During WW2, seven women find themselves in the Auxiliary Territorial Services. (Subtitles Available)
Mon 30 Jul 18 20:00 The Human Jungle The Vacant Chair. 1963. Stars Herbert Lom. When a managing director dies during a meeting, two men immediately compete for the position. Guest stars Lloyd Lamble and Hazel Hughes. (S1, E1)
Mon 30 Jul 18 21:00 Psyche 59 1964. Drama. Directed by Alexandre Singer. Stars Patricia Neal, Curt Jurgens & Samantha Eggar. The blind wife of an industrialist begins to learn that her malady may not be the result of an injury.
Mon 30 Jul 18 23:00 Blonde Fist 1991. Drama. Director: Frank Clarke. Stars Margi Clarke, Carroll Baker, Ken Hutchison & Angela Clarke. Ronnie flees domestic life to find her father in New York, and ends up boxing to make ends meet.
Mon 30 Jul 18 1:05 They Can’t Hang Me 1955. Drama. Director: Val Guest. Stars Terence Morgan, Yolande Donlan & Anthony Oliver. A senior civil servant is condemned to hang for murder but he claims to have top secret security information.
Mon 30 Jul 18 2:35 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.
Mon 30 Jul 18 4:35 Operation Diplomat 1953. Crime. Directed by John Guillermin. Stars Guy Rolfe, Lisa Daniely, Patricia Dainton. A surgeon is forced to operate on an injured man by a gang of smugglers.
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Tue 31 Jul 18 6:00 Scotland Yard 1957. Night Crossing. Directed by Montgomery Tully. Starring Russell Napier, John Serret and Andre Maranne. The quiet of an idyllic port town is shattered when a body is found on the beach. (S1, E26)
Tue 31 Jul 18 6:35 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.
Tue 31 Jul 18 8:35 Patricia Dainton Presents… House in Marsh Road. Exclusive interview with Patricia Dainton who discusses her time on this film and her career in general. (S1, E7)
Tue 31 Jul 18 8:40 The House In Marsh Road 1960. Horror directed By Montgomery Tully and starring Patricia Dainton, Sam Kydd and Sandra Dorne. Jean is left a house and hopes it will be the fresh start they need but the house has other ideas. (Subtitles Available)
Tue 31 Jul 18 10:00 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.
Tue 31 Jul 18 11:40 Beautiful Dreamer 1935. Musical. Director: Joseph Santley. Stars Douglass Montgomery, Evelyn Venable & Adrienne Ames. The life and loves of composer Stephen Foster who was the influence for the early Minstrel shows.
Tue 31 Jul 18 12:05 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.
Tue 31 Jul 18 14:05 The Purple Plain 1954. War. Director: Robert Parrish. Stars Gregory Peck, Bernard Lee & Win Min Than. Canadian RAF pilot Forrester is a loner whose bravery can’t cover a streak of reckless instability.
Tue 31 Jul 18 16:05 BFI: Holiday 1957. Documentary. Directed by John Taylor. Charming music-driven documentary about Blackpool.
Tue 31 Jul 18 16:30 Burke’s Law 1967. Who Killed Lenore Wingfield? The crime-solving adventures of dashing, debonair Amos Burke (Gene Barry ), an L.A.P.D. homicide captain who is also a millionaire.
Tue 31 Jul 18 17:30 Scotland Yard 1953. The Missing Man. Directed by Ken Hughes. Stars Tristan Rawson & Evelyn Moore. The Dream of a Retired Vicar’s wife sets police on the trail of a man who has been missing since 1938. (S1, E2)
Tue 31 Jul 18 18:05 The Royal Visit to Birmingham It’s the 9th of June, 1951, and we follow the princess Elizabeth on a tour of Birmingham including a visit to Villa and some excellent gymnastic displays.
Tue 31 Jul 18 18:15 Idol On Parade 1959. Comedy. Directed by John Gilling. Stars Anthony Newley, William Bendix & Anne Aubrey. Newley is a pop singer called up to serve in the British army.
Tue 31 Jul 18 20:00 The Human Jungle The Flip Side Man. 1963. Stars Herbert Lom. A successful pop singer fears for his career and he is convinced he has a doppelganger. Guest stars Jess Conrad and Annette Carell Laurie. (S1, E2)
Tue 31 Jul 18 21:00 Butch & Sundance: The Early Days 1979. Western. Director: Richard Lester. Stars Tom Berenger, William Katt, Peter Weller & Christopher Lloyd. A gang of bank robbers arrive in a small town disguised as preachers.
Tue 31 Jul 18 23:10 Mix Me A Person 1962. Drama. Director: Leslie Norman. Stars Anne Baxter, Donald Sinden, Carole Ann Ford & Adam Faith. A barrister’s wife, who is a psychiatrist, takes on one of the cases that he has failed to win.
Tue 31 Jul 18 1:15 Hell in the Pacific 1968. Adventure. Directed by John Boorman and starring Lee Marvin and Toshiro Mifune. During World War II, an American pilot and a Japanese navy captain are deserted on an island in the Pacific Ocean
Tue 31 Jul 18 3:20 Pit of Darkness 1961. Crime drama. A partner of a safe making firm is found unconscious on a bomb site. A large safe his company installed has been robbed. Starring William Franklyn and Nigel Green.
Tue 31 Jul 18 4:55 Sing As You Swing 1937. Musical. Directed by Redd Davis. Starring Evelyn Dall, Claude Dampier & Lu Ann Meredith. Top British radio stars perform in this musical revue.
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Wed 01 Aug 18 6:00 Scotland Yard 1958. Print of Death. Directed by Montgomery Tully. Starring John Warwick, Tim Turner and Phil Brown. A payroll van is pulled over by a police car, the guards shot and the payroll stolen. (S1, E27)
Wed 01 Aug 18 6:35 Beyond the Curtain 1960. Drama. Directed by Compton Bennett. Starring Richard Greene, Eva Bartok and Marius Goring. East German refugee Karen finds herself back at home when the flight she works on is forced down.
Wed 01 Aug 18 8:20 The Gay Nineties – Glimpses 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 01 Aug 18 8:40 Thunder In The City 1937. Comedy. Stars Edward G. Robinson, Nigel Bruce, Constance Collier & Ralph Richardson. A visiting American engages in a bold business promotion, the likes of which the British have never seen.
Wed 01 Aug 18 10:20 Once In a New Moon 1935. SCi-Fi. Stars Eliot Makeham, Rene Ray & Derrick de Marney. A small town gets dragged out into space and the populace try to organise a local government based on equal rights for all.
Wed 01 Aug 18 11:40 They Can’t Hang Me 1955. Drama. Director: Val Guest. Stars Terence Morgan, Yolande Donlan & Anthony Oliver. A senior civil servant is condemned to hang for murder but he claims to have top secret security information.
Wed 01 Aug 18 13:10 BFI: Night Mail 1936. Directors: Harry Watt & Basil Wright. Narrated by Pat Jackson. A critically acclaimed British documentary film about the operation of the 30s Royal Mail train delivery service.
Wed 01 Aug 18 13:35 Can-Can 1960. Musical. Director: Walter Lang. Stars Frank Sinatra, Shirley MacLaine, Louis Jourdan & Maurice Chevalier. Simone’s Parisian Nightclub performs the can-can every night, despite being outlawed.
Wed 01 Aug 18 16:15 Queen Cotton – Glimpses 1941. Short film about the workings of the 200-year-old cotton industry in Lancashire culminating in a fashion show displaying the latest cotton designs.
Wed 01 Aug 18 16:30 Burke’s Law 1967. Who Killed 711? The crime-solving adventures of dashing, debonair Amos Burke (Gene Barry ), an L.A.P.D. homicide captain who is also a millionaire.
Wed 01 Aug 18 17:30 Scotland Yard 1953. The Candlelight Murder. Directed by Ken Hughes. Stars Jack Lambert, Gerald Case, Robert Cawdron & Clifford Buckton. An inspector unmasks the killer of an elderly hermit. (S1, E3)
Wed 01 Aug 18 18:05 Sheffield Anglers 1960s – Glimpses Charming documentary made in the 1960s following the exodus of 100s of men every Sunday from Sheffield to Lincolnshire, Kirkstead for the weekly fishing competition.
Wed 01 Aug 18 18:20 Interrupted Journey 1949. Thriller. Director: Daniel Birt. Stars Valerie Hobson, Richard Todd, Christine Norden & Tom Walls. John’s wife appears to have been shot after finding her body in the wreckage of a train crash.
Wed 01 Aug 18 20:00 The Human Jungle Run with the Devil. 1963. Stars Herbert Lom. A religious man is suffering from amnesia. His wife however seems to be more liberated sexually. Guest stars Derek Farr & Iris Russell. (S1, E3)
Wed 01 Aug 18 21:00 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.
Wed 01 Aug 18 22:45 The Servant 1963. Drama. Director: Joseph Losey. Stars Dirk Bogarde, James Fox, Sarah Miles & Wendy Craig. A British aristocrat, hires the mysterious household servant who causes unrest in the household.
Wed 01 Aug 18 1:00 Duel in the Sun 1946. Western. Directed by King Vidor and starring Gregory Peck, Jennifer Jones and Joseph Cotten. When her father is hanged, the beautiful Pearl Chavez goes to live with distant relatives in Texas.
Wed 01 Aug 18 3:35 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.
Wed 01 Aug 18 5:40 A Cornish Holiday – Glimpses Beautiful footage of Porthleven, Cornwall June 1950. A parade in the high street, a family trip to a small local beach, a boat trip and frolics on the shore.
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Thu 02 Aug 18 6:00 Scotland Yard 1958. Crime of Honour. Directed by Montgomery Tully. Starring Russell Napier, Ivan Craig and Jean Lodge. A Thames Estuary dredger drags a man’s body from the bed of the river. (S1, E28)
Thu 02 Aug 18 6:35 Johnny On The Spot 1954. Crime directed by Maclean Rogers. Johnny (Hugh McDermott) returns from a prison sentence to get the man who framed him.
Thu 02 Aug 18 8:05 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.
Thu 02 Aug 18 9:25 Unpublished Story 1942. War. Director: Harold French. Stars Richard Greene, Valerie Hobson & Basil Radford. A war correspondent during WW2 returns to London and becomes suspicious of a peace organisation.
Thu 02 Aug 18 11:05 Call Me Mister 1951. Musical. Director: Lloyd Bacon. Stars Betty Grable, Danny Thomas, Richard Boone & Dan Dailey. Former stage star, Shep, awaits discharge in post-war Tokyo when he meets his estranged love, Kay.
Thu 02 Aug 18 13:05 Them Thar Hills 1934. Comedy. Director: Charley Rogers. Stars Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Billy Gilbert & Mae Busch. Laurel and Hardy visit the mountains to relieve Ollie’s gout, but local bootleggers disrupt the trip
Thu 02 Aug 18 13:30 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.
Thu 02 Aug 18 15:10 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 02 Aug 18 16:30 Burke’s Law 1967. Who Killed Super Sleuth? The crime-solving adventures of dashing, debonair Amos Burke (Gene Barry ), an L.A.P.D. homicide captain who is also a millionaire.
Thu 02 Aug 18 17:30 Scotland Yard 1954. The Blazing Caravan. Director: Ken Hughes. Stars Edgar Driver, Alan Robinson & Betty Carter. A Salesman turns murderer after learning that his client has just won the football pools. (S1, E4)
Thu 02 Aug 18 18:05 The Great Milk Bottle Mystery 1950s short film made by the British Milk association on the loss of 6.4 million milk bottles a week. It’s time to do your bit before the coal runs out. Can you help Mrs Jones of 22 Acacia Grove?
Thu 02 Aug 18 18:15 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.
Thu 02 Aug 18 20:00 The Human Jungle Thin Ice. 1963. Director: John Ainsworth. Stars Herbert Lom. A teenaged ice skater feels her family are pushing her beyond her limits. Guest stars Janina Faye and George A. Cooper. (S1, E4)
Thu 02 Aug 18 21:00 The Sand Pebbles (Part 1) 1966. Adventure. Director Robert Wise. Stars Steve McQueen, Candice Bergen, Richard Attenborough. In 1926, the USS San Pablo patrols the Yangtze River.
Thu 02 Aug 18 22:50 The Sand Pebbles (Part 2) 1966. Adventure. Director Robert Wise. Stars Steve McQueen, Candice Bergen, Richard Attenborough. In 1926, the USS San Pablo patrols the Yangtze River.
Thu 02 Aug 18 0:35 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.
Thu 02 Aug 18 2:25 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.
Thu 02 Aug 18 4:25 Mutiny 1952. Starring Mark Stevens & Angela Lansbury. During the war of 1812, the U.S., in need of gold, arranges to borrow it from France. A young Captain must navigate through the British blockade.
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Fri 03 Aug 18 6:00 Scotland Yard 1958. The Cross-Road Gallows. Directed by Montgomery Tully. Starring John Warwick, David Lodge and Tim Turner. A farmer finds the occupants of a caravan dead inside. (S1, E29)
Fri 03 Aug 18 6:35 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.
Fri 03 Aug 18 8:20 Cotton Queen 1937. Comedy directed by Bernard Vorhaus. Stars Will Fyffe, Stanley Holloway & Jimmy Hanley. Rival cotton mill owners work together to win a contract when love blossoms between the rival’s siblings.
Fri 03 Aug 18 9:55 Hot Enough For June 1964. Comedy. Directed by Ralph Thomas and starring Dirk Bogarde, Sylva Koscina, Robert Morley and Leo McKern. British Intelligence sends a Czech-speaking British writer to Prague on a mission.
Fri 03 Aug 18 11:55 Rebecca 1940. Mystery. Directed by Alfred Hitchcock and starring Laurence Olivier, Joan Fontanie and George Sanders. A self-conscious bride is tormented by the memory of her husband’s dead first wife. (Subtitles Available)
Fri 03 Aug 18 14:30 Nobody Runs Forever 1968. Action. Director: Ralph Thomas. Stars Christopher Plummer, Rod Taylor & Lilli Palmer. An Australian detective arrives in London to arrest a top diplomat for the murder of his first wife. (Subtitles Available)
Fri 03 Aug 18 16:30 Burke’s Law 1967. The crime-solving adventures of dashing, debonair Amos Burke (Gene Barry ), an L.A.P.D. homicide captain who is also a millionaire.
Fri 03 Aug 18 17:30 Scotland Yard 1954. The Dark Stairway. Director: Ken Hughes. Stars Vincent Ball & George Manship. A blind man who is witness to a murder on a darkened stairway is asked to identify the killer. (S1, E5)
Fri 03 Aug 18 18:05 St Pauls Cathedral in 1942 – Glimpses Glimpses: Directed by Horace Shepherd. A guide around St Pauls Cathedral filmed in the early 1940s.
Fri 03 Aug 18 18:15 Portrait of Jennie 1949. Romance. Directed by Willian Dieterle and starring Jennifer Jones, Joseph Cotten and Ethel Barrymore. A mysterious girl inspires a struggling artist.
Fri 03 Aug 18 20:00 The Human Jungle The Lost Hours. 1963. Stars Herbert Lom. A neurotic wife tries to commit suicide. Dr. Corder learns she is the least neurotic of the family. Guest stars Leonard Sachs and Ursula Howell. (S1, E5)
Fri 03 Aug 18 21:00 She Played With Fire 1958. Drama. Directed by Sidney Gilliat. Stars Ian Hunter, Arlene Dahl & Dennis Price. An insurance investigator finds himself involved in arson, blackmail & murder after running into his ex.
Fri 03 Aug 18 23:00 Panic In The Streets 1950. Drama. Director: Elia Kazan. Stars Richard Widmark, Jack Palance, Barbara Bel Geddes & Paul Douglas. A Doctor and Policeman have 48 hours to locate a killer infected with pneumonic plague.
Fri 03 Aug 18 1:00 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.
Fri 03 Aug 18 2:45 Madeleine 1950. Drama. Directed by David Lean. Stars Ann Todd, Ivan Desny, Leslie Banks & Elizabeth Sellars. The true story of Madeleine Smith, a Scotswoman on trial for murder.
Fri 03 Aug 18 5:05 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
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Sat 04 Aug 18 6:00 Night Was Our Friend 1951. 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.
Sat 04 Aug 18 7:15 Hawkeye & the Last of the Mohicans The Royal Grant. 1957. Directed by Sam Newfield. Stars John Hart, Lon Chaney Jr & Brian Smyth. Cressing claims to have a royal grant giving him ownership of the town. (Subtitles Available)
Sat 04 Aug 18 7:45 Action Stations 1957. Drama. Directed by Cecil H. Williamson and starring Paul Carpenter and Mary Martin. A forger flees to Spain but his daughter is kidnapped by a gang.
Sat 04 Aug 18 8:45 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
Sat 04 Aug 18 10:00 The Big Valley Plunder. 1967. Directed by Richard Long. Stars Barbara Stanwyck, Richard Long, Peter Breck & Lee Majors. Heath is deputised to stop looters when the town is evacuated due to a weakened dam. (S2, E25)
Sat 04 Aug 18 11:00 Stormy Crossing 1958. Drama directed by CM Pennington-Richards. Stars John Ireland, Derek Bond & Joy Webster. A story of a fateful cross channel swim. Great shots of Dover in the 50s.
Sat 04 Aug 18 12:25 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
Sat 04 Aug 18 13:55 Green For Danger 1947. Thriller. Director. Sidney Gilliat. Stars Trevor Howard, Sally Gray, Rosamund John & Alastair Sim. Against a background of bombing raids, a series of murders take place in a hospital during WW2
Sat 04 Aug 18 15:45 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 04 Aug 18 17:25 Duel in the Sun 1946. Western. Directed by King Vidor and starring Gregory Peck, Jennifer Jones and Joseph Cotten. When her father is hanged, the beautiful Pearl Chavez goes to live with distant relatives in Texas.
Sat 04 Aug 18 20:00 Life at the Top 1965. Drama. Director: Ted Kotcheff. Stars Laurence Harvey, Jean Simmons, Honor Blackman & Michael Craig. This sequel to ‘Room At the Top’ finds a social climber having an affair with an anchor-woman
Sat 04 Aug 18 22:20 Brubaker 1980. Drama. Director: Stuart Rosenberg. Stars Robert Redford, Yaphet Kotto, Jane Alexander & Morgan Freeman. The new warden of an Arkansas prison farm attempts to clean up the corruption of the staff
Sat 04 Aug 18 1:00 Defence Of The Realm 1985. Thriller. Directed by David Drury and stars Gabriel Bryne, Greta Scacchi, Denholm Elliott and Robbie Coltrane. After an expose article is published, an MP dies in mysterious circumstances.
Sat 04 Aug 18 3:00 The Gentle Sex 1943. Comedy. Directed by Leslie Howard. Stars Joan Gates, Jean Gillie, Lilli Palmer, Rosamund John & Joan Greenwood. During WW2, seven women find themselves in the Auxiliary Territorial Services. (Subtitles Available)
Sat 04 Aug 18 4:50 Men Against the Sun 1952. Adventure. Stars John Bentley, Zena Marshall & Liam O’Leary. An engineer undertakes to oversee the building of a railway from Mombasa to Uganda. A Kenya- Britain coproduction, the first in fact.
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Sun 05 Aug 18 6:00 Smart Alec 1951. Drama. Director: John Guillermin. Stars Peter Reynolds, Leslie Dwyer, Mercy Haystead & Charles Hawtrey. An unscrupulous bounder is to become the heir to a large fortune.
Sun 05 Aug 18 7:15 Hawkeye & the Last of the Mohicans The Long Rifles. 1957. Directed by Sam Newfield. Stars John Hart, Lon Chaney Jr & Brendan Dillon. Someone is selling illegal guns to the Native Americans. The townspeople blame gunsmith Eben Cotten. (Subtitles Available)
Sun 05 Aug 18 7:45 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
Sun 05 Aug 18 9:30 Talkies: Michael Craig Interview 2018. Directed by Sarah Cronin-Stanley. After a short teaser last month, Talking Pictures TV brings you the full and exclusive interview with the legendary actor Michael Craig.
Sun 05 Aug 18 10:00 The Big Valley Turn of a Card. 1967. Directed by Virgil W. Vogel. Stars Barbara Stanwyck, Richard Long, Peter Breck & Lee Majors. A gambler attempts to strip Heath of the money he is transporting. (S2, E26)
Sun 05 Aug 18 11:00 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.
Sun 05 Aug 18 12:45 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.
Sun 05 Aug 18 14:50 Surprise Package 1960. Comedy. Directed by Stanley Donen. Stars Yul Brynner, Noel Coward, Mitzi Gaynor, Lyndon Brook & Eric Pohlmann. A devil-may-care gambler and a small-time hood plan to steal an exiled king’s crown
Sun 05 Aug 18 16:50 Pirates of Blood River 1962. Drama. Directed by John Gilling. Stars Kerwin Mathews, Christopher Lee, Marie Devereux & Oliver Reed. Pirates force Jonathon to lead them to his settlement after hearing about hidden treasures.
Sun 05 Aug 18 18:35 Hell in the Pacific 1968. Adventure. Directed by John Boorman and starring Lee Marvin and Toshiro Mifune. During World War II, an American pilot and a Japanese navy captain are deserted on an island in the Pacific Ocean
Sun 05 Aug 18 20:40 BFI: Holiday 1957. Documentary. Directed by John Taylor. Charming music-driven documentary about Blackpool.
Sun 05 Aug 18 21:00 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre Candidate for Murder. 1961. Directed by David Villiers. Stars Michael Gough, Erika Remberg & John Justin. Kersten, a professional killer, is brought in by a jealous husband to kill his wife.
Sun 05 Aug 18 22:10 There’s a Girl in My Soup 1970. Comedy. Directed by Roy Boulting. Stars Peter Sellers, Goldie Hawn, Diana Dors, Tony Britton & Nicky Henson. Robert is known to have an eye for the ladies but fails to stay with them for long.
Sun 05 Aug 18 0:10 The Servant 1963. Drama. Director: Joseph Losey. Stars Dirk Bogarde, James Fox, Sarah Miles & Wendy Craig. A British aristocrat, hires the mysterious household servant who causes unrest in the household.
Sun 05 Aug 18 2:25 Nobody Runs Forever 1968. Action. Director: Ralph Thomas. Stars Christopher Plummer, Rod Taylor & Lilli Palmer. An Australian detective arrives in London to arrest a top diplomat for the murder of his first wife. (Subtitles Available)
Sun 05 Aug 18 4:25 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.