Talking Pictures TV Programme Schedule

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TPTV Schedule January 14th to 20th 2019

DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Mon 14 Jan 19 6:00 The Song Of The Road 1937. Drama. Directed by John Baxter. Starring Bransby Williams. A laborer and his trusty horse take to the road after mechanization forces him out of a job.
Mon 14 Jan 19 7:30 Black Saddle 1959. Client: Steele. Western with Peter Breck. After his brothers are killed in a shootout, a gunfighter decides to hang up his guns and uphold the law by becoming a lawyer.
Mon 14 Jan 19 8:00 Inn For Trouble 1960. Comedy. Based on the hit TV series, The Larkins. Peggy Mount and David Kossoff are given a pub to run but face many problems. (Subtitles Available)
Mon 14 Jan 19 9:45 Dick Powell Theatre The Legend. Dick Powell served as host to this hugely popular 60s series with a glittering cast of guest stars. Starring Sammy Davis Jr & Everett Sloane. (S1, E15)
Mon 14 Jan 19 10:50 Cone of Silence 1960. Drama. Director: Charles Frend. Stars Michael Craig, Peter Cushing & Bernard Lee. A veteran pilot faces a court inquiry after a jet airliner crashes. His daughter fights to clear his name.
Mon 14 Jan 19 12:40 Dilemma 1962. Crime. In this critically acclaimed British film, Harry returns home from work to be told by a neighbour that screams came from his house moments earlier. Starring Patricia Burke & Robert Dean.
Mon 14 Jan 19 14:00 Scotland Yard 1954. Late Night Final. Director: Montgomery Tully. Stars Colin Tapley, Terence Yorke & Frank Forsyth. An investigation into Joe Burrage unveils a thrilling tale of the man who died twice! (S1, E6)
Mon 14 Jan 19 14:35 They Were Sisters 1945. Drama. Directed by Arthur Crabtree. Stars Phyllis Calvert, James Mason, Hugh Sinclair, Anne Crawford & Dulcie Gray. The story of three sisters who marry men of widely different character.
Mon 14 Jan 19 16:50 The Music Box 1932. Comedy. Director: James Parrott. Stars Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Billy Gilbert, Gladys Gale & Charlie Hall. Laurel and Hardy deliver a piano, but struggle to carry it up a flight of stairs.
Mon 14 Jan 19 17:30 Colonel March of Scotland Yard Death in the Dressing Room. 1956. Stars Boris Karloff, Ewan Roberts & Eric Pohlmann. A call for help during a Javanese dance is the clue that Colonel March needs to prove a faulty alibi (S1, E24)
Mon 14 Jan 19 18:00 Cheaper By The Dozen 1950. Comedy. Director: Walter Lang. Stars Clifton Webb, Myrna Loy, Jeanne Crain & Betty Lynn. Based on a true story. Follow Frank Gilbreth and his wife Lillian, as they raise their 12 children.
Mon 14 Jan 19 19:45 Liverpool & London in 1930 – Glimpses Filmed in 1930s we start our journey in our Austin 7 on the road to Liverpool, see the trains and the docks, then on to London and the zoo, then the dales of Derbyshire – a proper British rainy summer
Mon 14 Jan 19 20:00 Hannay The Hazard of the Die. 1988. Stars Robert Powell, Christopher Scoular & Gavin Richards. Hannay saves the life of a desperate woman, not knowing this act of bravery will bring him to his enemy (S1,E06)
Mon 14 Jan 19 21:00 House of Secrets 1956. Drama. Director: Guy Green. Stars Michael Craig, Anton Diffring, Brenda De Banzie, Julia Arnall, Gerard Oury. Due to his resemblance to a known criminal, a Seaman is recruited by law enforcement
Mon 14 Jan 19 23:00 Crosstrap 1962. Crime Drama. Directed by Robert Hartford-Davis. Starring Laurence Payne and Jill Adams. Husband and wife look forward to their vacation but get caught between rival jewel thieves.
Mon 14 Jan 19 0:15 Belle Starr 1941. Western. Directed by Irvin Cummings. Starring Randolph Scott, Gene Tierney and Dana Andrews. A southern beauty, indignant at her treatment by the Yankees, marries a confederate guerrilla.
Mon 14 Jan 19 2:00 The Mob 1951. Drama. Directed by Robert Parrish. Stars Betty Buehler, Broderick Crawford & Richard Kiley. An undercover cop poses as a dock worker in order to get the goods on the mobsters.
Mon 14 Jan 19 3:45 Where There’s A Will (1936) 1936. Comedy. Directed by William Beaudine. Stars Will Hay, Graham Moffatt & Norma Varden. An incompetent solicitor is taken in by American thieves & unwittingly becomes party to a bank robbery. (Subtitles Available)
Mon 14 Jan 19 5:25 Murder At the Grange 1952. Drama. Directed by Victor M. Gover. Starring Tod Slaughter & Patrick Barr. A private investigator is approached by two old ladies who say they are being terrorised.
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Tue 15 Jan 19 6:00 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.
Tue 15 Jan 19 7:55 Black Saddle 1959. Client: Mowery. Western with Peter Breck. After his brothers are killed in a shootout, a gunfighter decides to hang up his guns and uphold the law by becoming a lawyer.
Tue 15 Jan 19 8:25 No Smoking 1955. Comedy directed by Henry Cass and starring Reg Dixon, Belinda Lee and Lionel Jeffries. A village chemist invents an anti-smoking tablet but the tobacco companies aren’t happy.
Tue 15 Jan 19 9:55 Jassy 1947. Drama. Director: Bernard Knowles. Stars Margaret Lockwood, Patricia Roc & Dennis Price. During the 17th century, Jassy is believed to be a witch after receiving visions of approaching disasters.
Tue 15 Jan 19 11:55 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.
Tue 15 Jan 19 14:00 Scotland Yard 1954. Fatal Journey. Director: Paul Gherzo. Stars Gordon Bell, Edward Forsyth, Jack Melford, Jane Welsh & Julian Somers. A husband returns home to find his wife collapsed on the floor. (S1, E7)
Tue 15 Jan 19 14:35 Another Man’s Poison 1951. Drama. Directed by Irving Rapper. Stars Bette Davis, Gary Merrill, Emlyn Williams, Anthony Steel & Barbara Murray. A mystery writer gets involved in potentially murderous relationships.
Tue 15 Jan 19 16:25 Castle Sinister 1947. Drama. During the war, a British agent travels to the remote Glennye Castle in the wilds of Scotland to investigate a mysterious murder by a masked phantom. Directed by Oscar Burn.
Tue 15 Jan 19 17:30 Colonel March of Scotland Yard The New Invisible Man. 1956. Stars Boris Karloff, Ewan Roberts & Eric Pohlmann. Colonel March receives a queer complaint that a pair of disembodied gloves killed a man (S1, E25)
Tue 15 Jan 19 18:00 Shadow Of The Eagle 1950. Drama. Director: Sidney Salkow. Stars Richard Greene, Valentina Cortese & Greta Gynt. During the eighteenth century the Empress of Russia sends her lover to kidnap her rival for the throne.
Tue 15 Jan 19 19:50 Beautiful Rural Britain in the 1940s Charming footage of rural picturesque England in the late 1930s early 1940s. We travel to Essex, Lancashire, Wales and the Coast to see a very different way of life.
Tue 15 Jan 19 20:00 Hannay Coup de Grace. 1989. Stars Robert Powell, Anthony Valentine & Joanna David. Hannay becomes ensnared by a web of lies when he meets the beautiful Sybil Verney at a race meeting. (S2, E01)
Tue 15 Jan 19 21:00 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.
Tue 15 Jan 19 22:40 Intent To Kill 1958. Crime. Directed by Jack Cardiff. Starring Richard Todd, Betsy Drake & Herbert Lom. A doctor working in a Canadian hospital must assist in a delicate operation on the president. (Subtitles Available)
Tue 15 Jan 19 0:25 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 15 Jan 19 2:10 The Party’s Over 1965. Drama. Directed by Guy Hamilton. A controversial film of its time. A young American girl is caught up in the wild London scene. Starring Oliver Reed.
Tue 15 Jan 19 4:00 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.
Tue 15 Jan 19 5:45 Summertime in Sweden in 1939 – Glimpses Made in 1939. A charming glimpse of daily life in Sweden in the 30s, from the fields, to the rivers, to the ‘new’ motor roads and train networks.
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Wed 16 Jan 19 6:00 The Velvet Touch 1948. Thriller. A police captain (Sydney Greenstreet) must solve the murder of a producer. Was it his ex or his ex ex? Stars Rosalind Russell, Leo Genn & Claire Trevor.
Wed 16 Jan 19 7:55 Black Saddle 1959. Client: Braun. Western with Peter Breck. After his brothers are killed in a shootout, a gunfighter decides to hang up his guns and uphold the law by becoming a lawyer.
Wed 16 Jan 19 8:25 Where There’s A Will (1936) 1936. Comedy. Directed by William Beaudine. Stars Will Hay, Graham Moffatt & Norma Varden. An incompetent solicitor is taken in by American thieves & unwittingly becomes party to a bank robbery. (Subtitles Available)
Wed 16 Jan 19 10:00 Flight From Vienna 1956. Drama. Director: Denis Kavanagh. Stars John Bentley, Theodore Bikel & Donald Gray. When a Hungarian official asks for asylum in the west, he is forced to go back home to prove his sincerity
Wed 16 Jan 19 11:10 The Final Test 1954. Comedy. Director: Anthony Asquith. Stars Jack Warner, Robert Morley & George Relph. A cricketer looks forward to his last test match, but his son would rather write poetry than watch his innings
Wed 16 Jan 19 13:00 Great West End Theatres Piccadilly Theatre. Donald Sinden is joined by stage stars Gillian Flynn, Steven Berkoff and Simon Callow, and heads backstage at the Piccadilly Theatre, exploring the history of the West End venue.
Wed 16 Jan 19 14:00 Scotland Yard 1954. The Strange Case of Blonde. Directed by Ken Hughes. Stars Lee Sinclaire, Derek Alward, Cyril Smith & Russell Napier. A cat burglar adopts an unexpected disguise (S1, E8)
Wed 16 Jan 19 14:35 The Black Tent 1956. Drama. Director: Brian Desmond Hurst. Written by Bryan Forbes. Stars Donald Sinden, Anna-Maria Sandri & Anthony Steel. After the war, a young man sets out in search of his missing older brother.
Wed 16 Jan 19 16:25 All In Good Fun 1956. Comedy. Bob Monkhouse introduces the golden age of slapstick comedy. Mack Sennett, Chaplin, The Keystone Kops and many more.
Wed 16 Jan 19 17:15 BFI: Snow Directed by Geoffrey Jones. A look at the efforts of British Railways in coping with the 1963 UK cold wave. Nominated for an academy award in 1965.
Wed 16 Jan 19 17:30 Colonel March of Scotland Yard Passage at Arms. 1956. Stars Boris Karloff, Ewan Roberts & Eric Pohlmann. A French fencing match provides the telling clue in a murder and Inspector Goron travels to London to assist March (S1, E26)
Wed 16 Jan 19 18:00 For the Love of Ada 1972. Comedy. Stars Irene Handl, Wilfred Pickles, Barbara Mitchell & Jack Smethurst. Based on the hit Thames sitcom, it follows the late-flowering romance between two young-at-heart pensioners.
Wed 16 Jan 19 19:45 BFI: London Can Take It! 1940. Directed by Humphrey Jennings and Harry Watt. A short British propaganda film showing the effects of eighteen hours of the German blitz on London and its people.
Wed 16 Jan 19 20:00 Hannay The Terrors of the Earth. 1989. Stars Robert Powell, Gavin Richards & Alex Kingston. As tension mounts in Europe, the British Government prepares antidotes against possible germ warfare. (S2, E02)
Wed 16 Jan 19 21:00 A Family At War You Can Choose Your Friends. 1971. Created by John Finch. Stars Colin Douglas, Keith Drinkel & Colin Campbell. The iconic seventies drama series continues with the third and final series. (S3, E05)
Wed 16 Jan 19 22:00 Spearhead Both Ends Against the Middle. 1978. Directed by James Ormerod. Michael Billington, Stafford Gordon and Lawrence Davidson star in this gripping drama series about life in the British Army. (S1, E05)
Wed 16 Jan 19 23:00 During One Night 1961. Drama. Directed and written by Sidney J Furie. Starring Don Borisenko & Susan Hampshire. A sensitive story of two airmen. One with a terrible injury and one dealing with life.
Wed 16 Jan 19 0:40 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)
Wed 16 Jan 19 1:55 The Last Man To Hang 1956. Drama. Directed by Terence Fisher. Stars Tom Conway, Elizabeth Sellars, Hugh Latimer & Eunice Gayson. Conway is on trial for the murder of his neurotic wife by means of a sedative overdose.
Wed 16 Jan 19 3:30 They Were Sisters 1945. Drama. Directed by Arthur Crabtree. Stars Phyllis Calvert, James Mason, Hugh Sinclair, Anne Crawford & Dulcie Gray. The story of three sisters who marry men of widely different character.
Wed 16 Jan 19 5:45 Beach Angling In Lowestoft – Glimpses Circa 1950s. Archive footage of Lowestoft’s beach anglers and their families spending the day fishing by the shore.
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Thu 17 Jan 19 6:00 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.
Thu 17 Jan 19 7:35 Black Saddle 1959. Client: Banks. Western with Peter Breck. After his brothers are killed in a shootout, a gunfighter decides to hang up his guns and uphold the law by becoming a lawyer.
Thu 17 Jan 19 8:05 Double Confession 1950. Drama. Starring Derek Farr, Joan Hopkins & Peter Lorre. Farr visits his ex-wife only to find her murdered. In his attempts to find the killer he meets gang boss William Hartnell.
Thu 17 Jan 19 9:45 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.
Thu 17 Jan 19 11:45 The Rake’s Progress 1945. Drama. Directed by Sidney Gilliat. Stars Rex Harrison, Jean Kent & Lilli Palmer. A young Englishman flunks out of Oxford & decides to use his considerable charm to achieve his goals.
Thu 17 Jan 19 14:00 Scotland Yard 1954. The Silent Witness. Directed by Montgomery Tully. Stars Molly Weir, Ivan Craig & Kenneth Henry. The case of the self-confessed killer who almost escaped the full weight of the law. (S1, E9)
Thu 17 Jan 19 14:35 KIPPS 1941. Comedy. Director: Carol Reed. Starring Michael Redgrave, Phyllis Calvert & Philip Frost. Based on H.G wells Novel, Kipps the draper’s apprentice falls in love with a girl above his station. (Subtitles Available)
Thu 17 Jan 19 16:20 Gentle Trap 1960. A locksmith on his first burglary is on the run when a rival gang wants his haul. Stars Spencer Teakle & Martin Benson.
Thu 17 Jan 19 17:30 For the Love of Ada The Widower. 1970. Stars Wilfred Pickles, Irene Handl & Jack Smethurst. Ada brings Walter home for the first time, for a fish and chip supper. (S1, E01)
Thu 17 Jan 19 18:00 When the Whales Came 1989. Drama. Directed by Clive Rees. Stars Paul Scofield, Helen Mirren, David Threlfall & Jeremy Kemp. Two children befriend an isolated old man who holds a terrible secret… (Subtitles Available)
Thu 17 Jan 19 20:00 Hannay Double Jeopardy. 1989. Stars Robert Powell, Cathryn Harrison & Nigel Le Vaillant. When Hannay is entrusted with the a dozen diamonds, he little knows the danger and distress they will bring. (S2, E03)
Thu 17 Jan 19 21:00 The Informers 1963. Drama. Director: Ken Annakin. Stars Nigel Patrick, Margaret Whiting, Katherine Woodville & Colin Blakely. Bank robbers try to compromise a Scotland Yard investigation into a string of robberies.
Thu 17 Jan 19 23:05 Love Me Tender 1956. Drama. Director: Robert D Webb. Stars Richard Egan, Debra Paget & introducing Elvis Presley. At the end of the Civil War, a Confederate team is ordered to rob a Union payroll train.
Thu 17 Jan 19 0:50 Carnival of Souls 1962. Horror. Director: Herk Harvey. Stars Candace Hilligoss, & Frances Feist. After surviving a car accident, Mary takes a job as a church organist, but is interrupted by visions of a fiendish man. (Subtitles Available)
Thu 17 Jan 19 2:25 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.
Thu 17 Jan 19 4:15 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.
Thu 17 Jan 19 4:40 Dilemma 1962. Crime. In this critically acclaimed British film, Harry returns home from work to be told by a neighbour that screams came from his house moments earlier. Starring Patricia Burke & Robert Dean.
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Fri 18 Jan 19 6:00 Murder At 3am 1953. Crime drama directed by Francis Searle and starring Dennis Price, Philip Saville and Peggy Evans. A serial killer on the loose makes a habit of murdering women on the street at precisely 3am.
Fri 18 Jan 19 7:15 Black Saddle 1959. Client: Jessup. Western with Peter Breck. After his brothers are killed in a shootout, a gunfighter decides to hang up his guns and uphold the law by becoming a lawyer.
Fri 18 Jan 19 7:45 Sudden Fear 1952. Drama. Directed by David Miller. Stars Joan Crawford, Jack Palance, Gloria Grahame & Bruce Bennett. After an actor marries a rich playwright, he plots with his mistress how to get rid of her. (Subtitles Available)
Fri 18 Jan 19 10:00 Esther Waters 1948. Drama. Director: Ian Dalrymple & Peter Proud. Stars Dirk Bogarde, Kathleen Ryan, Cyril Cusack & Ivor Barnard. Esther goes into service in Victorian England, only to be seduced by footman William
Fri 18 Jan 19 12:10 It Always Rains On Sunday 1947. Drama. Director: Robert Hamer. Stars Googie Withers, John McCallum, Jack Warner & Susan Shaw. Rose wants to escape the drudgery of her daily life when an old lover escapes from prison. (Subtitles Available)
Fri 18 Jan 19 14:00 Scotland Yard 1954. Passenger to Tokyo. Director: Ken Hughes. Stars Kenneth Henry, Ken Marshall & Peter Penn. An unusual operation helps track down the killer of a wealthy woman sent to Tokyo in a trunk. (S1, E10)
Fri 18 Jan 19 14:35 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 18 Jan 19 16:10 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.
Fri 18 Jan 19 17:30 For the Love of Ada Sunday Tea. 1970. Stars Wilfred Pickles, Irene Handl & Jack Smethurst. Ada invites Walter for Sunday tea with the family, but things change when Mrs Bingley answers his front door the next day. (S1, E02)
Fri 18 Jan 19 18:00 Summertime 1955. Drama. Jane (Katharine Hepburn) finally makes her dream trip to Venice but has no one to share the beautiful city with, until… Directed by David Lean.
Fri 18 Jan 19 20:00 Hannay The Good Samaritan. 1989. Stars Robert Powell, Sharon Maughan & Marc Zuber. The pleasures of traveling on the Trans Europe Express from Venice are often relished! But not for Hannay… (S2, E04)
Fri 18 Jan 19 21:00 Royal Flash 1975. Adventure. Directed by Richard Lester. Stars: Malcolm McDowell, Alan Bates & Florinda Bolkan. The highly ambitious; Harry Flashman is coerced by Otto von Bismark into impersonating a prince (Subtitles Available)
Fri 18 Jan 19 23:05 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.
Fri 18 Jan 19 1:05 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 18 Jan 19 2:50 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 18 Jan 19 4:25 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.
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Sat 19 Jan 19 6:00 Demobbed 1944. Comedy. Demobbed from the army, four troublesome soldiers are reunited with their old Sergeant. Starring Norman Evans, Nat Jackley and Dan Young, Directed by John E Blakely.
Sat 19 Jan 19 7:50 Dusty Ermine 1936. Drama directed by Bernard Vorhaus and starring Margaret Rutherford and Anthony Bushell. Going ‘straight’ after being in jail, Jim is suspected when forged notes start circulating in the area.
Sat 19 Jan 19 9:35 Double Bunk 1961. Comedy Stars Ian Carmichael, Janette Scott, Sidney James & Liz Fraser. A Newlywed couple are desperate to get back home after their houseboat runs out of fuel in France.
Sat 19 Jan 19 11:25 Halfway House 1944. Drama. Directed by Basil Dearden. Starring Mervyn Johns, Glynis Johns & Tom Walls. A group of travellers, all with something to hide in their past, take shelter from a storm in an old inn.
Sat 19 Jan 19 13:25 Anne of the Indies 1951. Drama. Directed by Jacques Tourneur. Stars Jean Peters, Louis Jourdan & Debra Paget. Captain LaRochelle agrees to spy on the notorious Caribbean Sea pirates Blackbeard and Anne Providence. (Subtitles Available)
Sat 19 Jan 19 15:00 Hannay Voyage into Fear. 1988. Stars Robert Powell, Christopher Scoular & Gavin Richards. The Government of Great Britain and Imperial Germany are in a race to arm themselves with modern battleships (S1,E03)
Sat 19 Jan 19 16:00 No Highway in the Sky 1951. Drama. Directed by Henry Koster. Starring James Stewart, Marlene Dietrich & Glynis Johns. An aeronautical engineer predicts that a new model of plane will fail catastrophically. (Subtitles Available)
Sat 19 Jan 19 17:55 The Games 1970. Drama. Director: Michael Winner. Stars Michael Crawford, Ryan O’Neal, Jeremy Kemp & Charles Aznavour. Four marathon runners from different countries prepare to compete in the Olympics. (Subtitles Available)
Sat 19 Jan 19 19:50 Let’s Visit Lancashire A charming salute to Lancashire made in the late 1940s and 1950s. A travelogue of sorts showing us a few of the many highlights from the ancient quarry’s to the lakes and hills.
Sat 19 Jan 19 20:00 Circle of Deception 1960. Drama. Directed by Jack Lee. Starring Suzy Parker, Bradford Dillman & Harry Andrews. A soldier is sent on a doomed mission, where he faces torture if captured. (Subtitles Available)
Sat 19 Jan 19 21:55 The Mob 1951. Drama. Directed by Robert Parrish. Stars Betty Buehler, Broderick Crawford & Richard Kiley. An undercover cop poses as a dock worker in order to get the goods on the mobsters.
Sat 19 Jan 19 23:40 Women of Twilight 1952. Drama. Director: Gordon Parry. Stars Rene Ray, Lois Maxwell, Laurence Harvey & Freda Jackson. Vivianne’s lover is arrested after she finds she is carrying his child.
Sat 19 Jan 19 1:25 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.
Sat 19 Jan 19 3:25 Love Me Tender 1956. Drama. Director: Robert D Webb. Stars Richard Egan, Debra Paget & introducing Elvis Presley. At the end of the Civil War, a Confederate team is ordered to rob a Union payroll train.
Sat 19 Jan 19 5:10 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.
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Sun 20 Jan 19 6:00 Melodies of the Moment – Glimpses Melodies of the Moment. Mayhem and music abound at the offices of Messrs Pow Wham and Zowie Radio City.
Sun 20 Jan 19 6:20 Storm Over Tibet 1952. Adventure. Directed by Andrew Marton. Stars Rex Reason, Diana Douglas & Myron Healey. During WW2, David Simms pilots supplies between India and China over the Himalaya Mountains.
Sun 20 Jan 19 8:05 Phantom From Space 1953. Sci-Fi. Directed by W Lee Wilder. Stars Ted Cooper, Noreen Nash, Dick Sands & Burt Wenland. A radioactive alien crash lands on Earth near a LA laboratory. His arrival attracts much attention.
Sun 20 Jan 19 9:35 Port Afrique 1956. Drama. Directed by Rudolph Mate. Stars Pier Angeli, Philip Carey, Dennis Price, James Hayter & Anthony Newley. An ex-army flier, comes home to find his wife dead and suspects murder.
Sun 20 Jan 19 11:25 It Should Happen To You 1954. Comedy. Directed by George Cukor. Stars Judy Holliday, Peter Lawford & Jack Lemmon. After 2 years of trying to get big in New York. A small town model takes a gamble by investing in billboards. (Subtitles Available)
Sun 20 Jan 19 13:10 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.
Sun 20 Jan 19 15:00 Hannay Death with Due Notice. 1988. Stars Robert Powell, Christopher Scoular & Gavin Richards. A quiet break in the country turns into a weekend of murder when Hannay is targeted by a Killer. (S1, E04)
Sun 20 Jan 19 16:00 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 20 Jan 19 18:10 Bespoke Overcoat 1955. Drama. Director: Jack Clayton. Stars David Kossoff & Alfie Bass. A man’s only desire is to have an overcoat, but dies of hypothermia and so returns as a ghost demanding his friend steal him one
Sun 20 Jan 19 18:55 Fathom 1967. Adventure. Directed by Leslie H. Martinson. Stars Anthony Franciosa, Raquel Welch & Ronald Fraser. In Spain, an American is recruited by intelligence agents to recover a H bomb detonator.
Sun 20 Jan 19 21:00 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre Who Was Maddox. 1964. Directed by Geoffrey Nethercott. Stars Bernard Lee, Jack Watling & Suzanne Lloyd. A publisher is nearly framed for murder, but he appears to have been goaded by a blackmailer.
Sun 20 Jan 19 22:10 Modesty Blaise 1966. Action. Director: Joseph Losey. Stars Monica Vitti, Dirk Bogarde & Terrence Stamp. A spy spoof in the 60s tradition featuring comic book heroine, Modesty Blaise. Set in the Italian Mediterranean (Subtitles Available)
Sun 20 Jan 19 0:30 The Last Man To Hang 1956. Drama. Directed by Terence Fisher. Stars Tom Conway, Elizabeth Sellars, Hugh Latimer & Eunice Gayson. Conway is on trial for the murder of his neurotic wife by means of a sedative overdose.
Sun 20 Jan 19 2:05 The Spiritualist 1948. Thriller. Director: Bernard Vorhaus. Stars Turhan Bey, Lynn Bari, Cathy O’Donnell & Richard Carlson. Christine thinks she can hear her late husband calling out of the surf on the beach one night (Subtitles Available)
Sun 20 Jan 19 3:40 Dilemma 1962. Crime. In this critically acclaimed British film, Harry returns home from work to be told by a neighbour that screams came from his house moments earlier. Starring Patricia Burke & Robert Dean.
Sun 20 Jan 19 5:00 Dick Powell Theatre View From Eiffel Tower. Dick Powell served as host to this hugely popular 60s series with a glittering cast of guest stars. Starring Jane Powell. (S1, E16)

Jan 21st - 27th

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TPTV Schedule January 21st to 27th 2019

DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Mon 21 Jan 19 6:00 Forces’ Sweetheart 1953. Comedy directed by Maclean Rogers. Three goofy soldiers played by Harry Secombe, Michael Bentine and Freddie Frinton vie for the affections of the lovely Judy, the ENSA-tainer.
Mon 21 Jan 19 7:30 Black Saddle 1959. Client: Frome. Western with Peter Breck. After his brothers are killed in a shootout, a gunfighter decides to hang up his guns and uphold the law by becoming a lawyer.
Mon 21 Jan 19 8:00 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.
Mon 21 Jan 19 9:45 A Thrill A Second – Glimpses Castle Films 1947. Watch daring feats from tightrope walkers to water skiing in this outlandish short
Mon 21 Jan 19 9:55 The Agitator 1945. Drama. Director: John Harlow. Stars William Hartnell, Mary Morris & John Laurie. In this ‘lost’ William Hartnell film, a socialist inherits the British factory where he works as a union mechanic
Mon 21 Jan 19 11:55 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.
Mon 21 Jan 19 14:00 Scotland Yard 1955. Night Plane to Amsterdam. Director: Ken Hughes. Stars Gerald Case, Shay Gorman, Selma Vas Dias & Andreas Malandrinos. The case of a murder which baffled the police of two countries. (S1, E11)
Mon 21 Jan 19 14:35 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.
Mon 21 Jan 19 15:55 Witness In The Dark 1959. Drama. A burglar murders an old woman but a girl blind girl ‘witnesses’ the robber as he flees. Stars Patricia Dainton, Conrad Phillips, Nigel Green & Richard O’Sullivan
Mon 21 Jan 19 17:10 Talking Pictures With Patricia Dainton Patricia Dainton star of the stage and screen invites us into her home to discuss her career in films such as Dancing With Crime, Paul Temple Returns, The Dancing Years, House in Marsh Road more.
Mon 21 Jan 19 17:30 For the Love of Ada The Permissive Society. 1970. Stars Wilfred Pickles, Irene Handl & Jack Smethurst. Walter takes Ada for an ‘off-white’ weekend break in Bognor Regis. (S1, E03)
Mon 21 Jan 19 18:00 Light up the Sky! 1960. Comedy. Director: Lewis Gilbert. Stars Ian Carmichael, Tommy Steele & Benny Hill. British bittersweet comedy about misfits manning a British Army searchlight battery during the Blitz.
Mon 21 Jan 19 19:45 Dick Barton: Special Agent 1979. Writer: Clive Exton. Richard Marley asks Barton to look into the vanishing of his children (Fiona Fullerton & Kevan Sheehan). They come up against the criminal Melganik (John G Heller) (S1, E1)
Mon 21 Jan 19 20:00 Hannay The Rough Music. 1989. Stars Robert Powell, Diane Bull & Ron Pember On the death of his friend, Hannay inherits a walking-stick, field glasses and the lighthouse on a Fenland marsh. (S2, E05)
Mon 21 Jan 19 21:00 Royal Flash 1975. Adventure. Directed by Richard Lester. Stars: Malcolm McDowell, Alan Bates & Florinda Bolkan. The highly ambitious; Harry Flashman is coerced by Otto von Bismark into impersonating a prince (Subtitles Available)
Mon 21 Jan 19 23:05 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 21 Jan 19 0:45 Henry V 1944. Drama. Director: Laurence Olivier. Stars Laurence Olivier, Robert Newton, Leslie Banks & Renee Asherson. The young King Henry V embarks on the conquest of France in 1415.
Mon 21 Jan 19 3:25 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.
Mon 21 Jan 19 5:30 British Trade & Industry- Glimpses 1949. Factual. Director: Ronald Craigen. Remarkable footage of the British Trade & Industry in London & Newcastle in the late 40’s.
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Tue 22 Jan 19 6:00 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.
Tue 22 Jan 19 7:15 Black Saddle 1959. Client: Nelson. Western with Peter Breck. After his brothers are killed in a shootout, a gunfighter decides to hang up his guns and uphold the law by becoming a lawyer.
Tue 22 Jan 19 7:45 Three Men In A Boat 1956. Comedy. Director: Ken Annakin. Stars Laurence Harvey, Jimmy Edwards & David Tomlinson. Based on the Jerome K Jerome novel. The story follows three men who decide to go on holiday on the Thames.
Tue 22 Jan 19 9:35 Bombay Waterfront 1952. Directed by Maclean Rogers and starring John Bentley, Patricia Dainton and Peter Gawthorne. Follows Temple’s efforts to aid the police in solving a series of gruesome murders. (Subtitles Available)
Tue 22 Jan 19 11:00 The 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. (Subtitles Available)
Tue 22 Jan 19 12:45 Breaking Point 1961. The nephew of a printer gets involved with foreign spies intent on making counterfeit money. Stars Peter Reynolds & Dermot Walsh.
Tue 22 Jan 19 14:00 Scotland Yard 1955. The Stateless Man. Director: Paul Gherzo. Stars Frank Leighton, Robin Wentworth, Theodore Wilhelm, Tom Clegg, May Hallett & Anna Doran. A crime in London’s dockland baffles the police. (S1, E12)
Tue 22 Jan 19 14:35 No Highway in the Sky 1951. Drama. Directed by Henry Koster. Starring James Stewart, Marlene Dietrich & Glynis Johns. An aeronautical engineer predicts that a new model of plane will fail catastrophically. (Subtitles Available)
Tue 22 Jan 19 16:30 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.
Tue 22 Jan 19 17:30 For the Love of Ada The Football Match. 1970. Stars Wilfred Pickles, Irene Handl & Jack Smethurst. An exciting trip to Wembley takes a horrible turn, but do they make it to the match on time… (S1, E04)
Tue 22 Jan 19 18:00 Time Without Pity 1957. Crime. Director: Joseph Losey. Stars Michael Redgrave, Ann Todd, Leo McKern, Peter Cushing & Alec McCowan. David is an alcoholic who has 24 hours to save his son from being hanged for murder
Tue 22 Jan 19 19:45 Dick Barton: Special Agent 1979. Writer: Clive Exton. Richard Marley asks Barton to look into the vanishing of his children (Fiona Fullerton & Kevan Sheehan). They come up against the criminal Melganik (John G Heller) (S1, E2)
Tue 22 Jan 19 20:00 Hannay The Confidence Man. 1989. Stars Robert Powell, Richard Pasco & Caroline Lee-Johnson An East End gang demand protection money for Sal Alford’s music-hall, she turns to Hannay for help (S2, E06)
Tue 22 Jan 19 21:00 Modesty Blaise 1966. Action. Director: Joseph Losey. Stars Monica Vitti, Dirk Bogarde & Terrence Stamp. A spy spoof in the 60s tradition featuring comic book heroine, Modesty Blaise. Set in the Italian Mediterranean (Subtitles Available)
Tue 22 Jan 19 23:20 The Innocents 1961. Horror. Director: Jack Clayton. Stars Deborah Kerr, Michael Redgrave, Pamela Franklin & Peter Wyngarde. A Governess believes ghosts are causing the children’s bizarre behaviour.
Tue 22 Jan 19 1:20 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 22 Jan 19 4:20 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.
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Wed 23 Jan 19 6:00 Minesweeper 1943. War drama starring Richard Arlen, Jean Parker & Russell Hayden. A former naval deserter is drawn back to the services after the attack on Pearl Harbour.
Wed 23 Jan 19 7:20 Black Saddle 1959. Client: Neal Adams. Western with Peter Breck. After his brothers are killed in a shootout, a gunfighter decides to hang up his guns and uphold the law by becoming a lawyer.
Wed 23 Jan 19 7:50 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.
Wed 23 Jan 19 9:30 Talking Pictures with Reina James Reina James, the daughter of Sid James, celebrates her father’s life and career. She discusses how few people knew Sid’s real laugh, and how his name will live on for generations to come.
Wed 23 Jan 19 10:05 Your Money Or Your Wife 1960. Comedy. Newly-weds Gay (Peggy Cummins) and Pel (Donald Sinden) must divorce to claim an inheritance. Starring Peter Reynolds.
Wed 23 Jan 19 11:50 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.
Wed 23 Jan 19 13:00 Great West End Theatres Prince of Wales Theatre. Cameron Mackintosh, Simon Callow, Roy Hudd and Griff Rhys Jones offer their memories of performing at the Prince of Wales Theatre. With Donald Sinden.
Wed 23 Jan 19 14:00 Scotland Yard 1954. The Mysterious Bullet. Directed by Paul Gherzo. Starring Robert Raglan, John Warwick and Christine Adrian. A ballistics expert tracks down the killer of a widow’s fiance. (S1, E13)
Wed 23 Jan 19 14:35 The Games 1970. Drama. Director: Michael Winner. Stars Michael Crawford, Ryan O’Neal, Jeremy Kemp & Charles Aznavour. Four marathon runners from different countries prepare to compete in the Olympics. (Subtitles Available)
Wed 23 Jan 19 16:30 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.
Wed 23 Jan 19 17:30 For the Love of Ada Another Man. 1970. Stars Wilfred Pickles, Irene Handl & Jack Smethurst. Annoyed with Walter’s refusal to go dancing at the Over 60s Club and his accepting overcooked pies from other women (S1, E05)
Wed 23 Jan 19 18:00 Ladies Who Do 1963. Comedy. Director: C.M. Pennington-Richards. Stars Peggy Mount, Robert Morley & Harry H. Corbett. A British colonel (Morley) teams up with a cleaning lady to profit from office wastebasket tips.
Wed 23 Jan 19 19:45 Dick Barton: Special Agent 1979. Writer: Clive Exton. Richard Marley asks Barton to look into the vanishing of his children (Fiona Fullerton & Kevan Sheehan). They come up against the criminal Melganik (John G Heller) (S1, E3)
Wed 23 Jan 19 20:00 Hannay The Bells of Shoreditch. 1989. Stars: Robert Powell, Paul Rogers & Karen Archer. When his goddaughter is jilted on her wedding day, Hannay finds himself searching for a missing bridegroom (S2, E07)
Wed 23 Jan 19 21:00 A Family At War Flesh and Blood. 1971. Created by John Finch. Stars T.R. Bowen, Colin Douglas & John McKelvey. The iconic seventies drama series continues with the third and final series. (S3, E06)
Wed 23 Jan 19 22:00 Spearhead Thieves in the Night. 1978. Directed by Derek Martinus. Michael Billington, Stafford Gordon, and Lawrence Davidson star in this gripping drama series about life in the British Army. (S1, E06)
Wed 23 Jan 19 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.
Wed 23 Jan 19 1:05 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.
Wed 23 Jan 19 3:05 Honeymoon 1947. Comedy. A prospective bride and groom have misadventures in Mexico City. Starring Shirley Temple, Franchot Tone and Guy Madison.
Wed 23 Jan 19 4:35 Cloak Without Dagger 1956. Thriller. Director: Joseph Sterling. Stars Philip Friend, Mary Mackenzie & Leslie Dwyer. During WW2, a Major misses out on the capture of a spy. Years later, the truth is revealed.
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Thu 24 Jan 19 6:00 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.
Thu 24 Jan 19 7:45 Black Saddle 1959. Client: Brand. Western with Peter Breck. After his brothers are killed in a shootout, a gunfighter decides to hang up his guns and uphold the law by becoming a lawyer.
Thu 24 Jan 19 8:15 The Southerner 1945. Drama. Director: Jean Renoir. Stars Zachary Scott, Betty Field and J. Carrol Naish. Nature decides to go against a family of cotton pickers after they decide to get their own ground. (Subtitles Available)
Thu 24 Jan 19 10:05 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.
Thu 24 Jan 19 11:50 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. (Subtitles Available)
Thu 24 Jan 19 14:00 Scotland Yard 1955. Murder Anonymous. Directed by Ken Hughes. Starring Peter Arne, Ewen Solon and Jill Bennett. An inspector sets out to prove that a blind man murdered his wife’s lover. (S1, E14)
Thu 24 Jan 19 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.
Thu 24 Jan 19 16:30 The Rogues 1965. Viva Diaz!. Gig Young, David Niven and Charles Boyer are The Rogues, members of two related families of international forgers and conmen.
Thu 24 Jan 19 17:30 For the Love of Ada Spring. 1970. Stars Wilfred Pickles, Irene Handl & Jack Smethurst. Walter proposes to Ada, but struggles to find the money for the ring she likes. (S1, E06)
Thu 24 Jan 19 18:00 The Gay Dog 1954. Comedy. Director: Maurice Elvey. Stars Wilfred Pickles, Petula Clark, Megs Jenkins, John Blythe, Peter Butterworth & Jon Pertwee. A Miner tries to increase his dog’s odds at a big greyhound race
Thu 24 Jan 19 19:45 Dick Barton: Special Agent 1979. Writer: Clive Exton. Richard Marley asks Barton to look into the vanishing of his children (Fiona Fullerton & Kevan Sheehan). They come up against the criminal Melganik (John G Heller) (S1, E4)
Thu 24 Jan 19 20:00 Gideon’s Way State Visit. Directed by John Moxey. Stars John Gregson, Alfie Bass, Gerald Harper, David Lodge & Julian Holloway. Enough nitro-glycerine to kill hundreds is acquired at a parade in Whitehall.
Thu 24 Jan 19 21:00 Circle of Deception 1960. Drama. Directed by Jack Lee. Starring Suzy Parker, Bradford Dillman & Harry Andrews. A soldier is sent on a doomed mission, where he faces torture if captured. (Subtitles Available)
Thu 24 Jan 19 22:55 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.
Thu 24 Jan 19 0:40 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.
Thu 24 Jan 19 2:50 A Weekend With Lulu 1961. Comedy. Directed by John Paddy Carstairs. Starring Bob Monkhouse, Leslie Phillips, Alfred Marks & Shirley Eaton. Three friends plan a fun weekend, but they have surprise company tagging along.
Thu 24 Jan 19 4:35 Tinker 1949. Documentary. Gunther Krampf tells the story of young mining trainees. Tinker (Derek Smith), a Gipsy’s son runs away and joins the mining school.
Thu 24 Jan 19 5:55 1930s by the Sea – Glimpses Memories of a traditional seaside holiday in 1930s England.
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Fri 25 Jan 19 6:00 Shipmates O’ Mine 1936. Musical. Directed by Oswald Mitchell. Stars John Garrick, Jean Adrienne, Wallace Lupino. Throughout The Years story with songs and sentiments following the life of a sailor.
Fri 25 Jan 19 7:40 Black Saddle 1959. Client: Reynolds. Western with Peter Breck. After his brothers are killed in a shootout, a gunfighter decides to hang up his guns and uphold the law by becoming a lawyer.
Fri 25 Jan 19 8:10 Sam’s Medal 1936. Very rare animation directed by Anson Dyer and narrated by Stanley Holloway. Sam’s Medal tells the story of Private Samuel Small who saved his Sergeant Major’s life!
Fri 25 Jan 19 8:20 No Trace 1950. Drama. Directed by John Gilling. Writer Robert Southley finds his lifestyle threatened by blackmail from a former American criminal associate. Stars Hugh Sinclair, Dinah Sheridan & John Laurie.
Fri 25 Jan 19 9:55 Take Two: Madeline Smith Madeline Smith Interview. Take Two. Well-known faces from much loved British films and classic television shows talk about their lives and careers in the business.
Fri 25 Jan 19 10:25 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.
Fri 25 Jan 19 12:10 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.
Fri 25 Jan 19 13:45 Playing In The Road Made in 1947 by the Petroleum Film Bureau. Directed By Michael Law. A Road Safety film on the dangers of playing in the roads of London in 1947.
Fri 25 Jan 19 14:00 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)
Fri 25 Jan 19 14:35 Anne of the Indies 1951. Drama. Directed by Jacques Tourneur. Stars Jean Peters, Louis Jourdan & Debra Paget. Captain LaRochelle agrees to spy on the notorious Caribbean Sea pirates Blackbeard and Anne Providence. (Subtitles Available)
Fri 25 Jan 19 16:15 Hangman Waits 1947. Thriller. Director: A. Barr-Smith. Stars John Turnbull & Hylton Allen. This 1947 semi-documentary style featurette is a story of grisly murders by a cinema organist.
Fri 25 Jan 19 17:30 For the Love of Ada Wedding Plans. Stars Wilfred Pickles, Irene Handl & Jack Smethurst. Needing more money for the wedding and honeymoon, Ada gets a job at the town hall, and Walter is expecting a rise. (S2, E01)
Fri 25 Jan 19 18:00 Innocents In Paris 1953. Comedy. Director: Gordon Parry. Stars Margaret Rutherford, Alastair Sim, Jimmy Edwards & Ronald Shiner. A diverse group of people fly to Paris and find the city changes their lives in some way.
Fri 25 Jan 19 19:45 Dick Barton: Special Agent 1979. Writer: Clive Exton. Richard Marley asks Barton to look into the vanishing of his children (Fiona Fullerton & Kevan Sheehan). They come up against the criminal Melganik (John G Heller) (S1, E5)
Fri 25 Jan 19 20:00 Gideon’s Way The ‘V’ Men. Director: Cyril Frankel. Stars John Gregson, Roland Culver, Christine Finn, Bryan Marshall, Peter Russell & Inigo Jackson. The V-Party are faced by the anything but peaceful Peace Party
Fri 25 Jan 19 21:00 The Rocky Horror Picture Show 1975. Comedy. Director Jim Sharman. Stars Tim Curry, Susan Sarandon & Barry Bostwick. A squeaky clean couple, stranded at a creepy castle, encounter a night of murder, music and dance. (Subtitles Available)
Fri 25 Jan 19 23:00 What is Cinema? 2013. Documentary. Directed by Chuck Workman. Featuring Chantal Akerman, Robert Altman, Peter Bogdanovich & David Lynch. Filmmakers discuss the titular question while looking beyond the mainstream.
Fri 25 Jan 19 0:40 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 25 Jan 19 2:40 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.
Fri 25 Jan 19 4:20 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.
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Sat 26 Jan 19 6:00 Dick Tracy (1945) 1945. Action. Director: William Berke. Stars Morgan Conway, Anne Jeffreys, Mike Mazurki. Police detective Dick Tracy must identify and apprehend a serial killer known as ‘Splitface’.
Sat 26 Jan 19 7:20 Address Unknown 1944. Drama. Directed by William Cameron Menzies. Stars Paul Lukas, Carl Esmond & Peter Van Eyck. US art dealer returns to his native Germany for a visit and is attracted by Nazi propaganda.
Sat 26 Jan 19 8:50 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 26 Jan 19 10:35 Fathom 1967. Adventure. Directed by Leslie H. Martinson. Stars Anthony Franciosa, Raquel Welch & Ronald Fraser. In Spain, an American is recruited by intelligence agents to recover a H bomb detonator.
Sat 26 Jan 19 12:40 Malta Story 1953. War. Director: Brian Desmond Hurst. Stars Alec Guinness, Jack Hawkins, Muriel Pavlow, Anthony Steel & Flora Robson. British RAF face invasion on the strategic island of Malta during WW2.
Sat 26 Jan 19 14:45 Rock of Gibraltar – Glimpses Factual. A Frith Films presentation where we learn about the British limestone promontory’s importance in WW2 and the North African campaign, having once housed the HQ of General Dwight D. Eisenhower.
Sat 26 Jan 19 15:00 Hannay Act of Riot. 1988. Stars Robert Powell, Christopher Scoular & Gavin Richards. Hannay returns to Scotland to visit the village where he was born, but his arrival quickly brings him into danger (S1,E05)
Sat 26 Jan 19 16:00 The Black Rose 1950. Adventure. Director: Henry Hathaway. Stars: Tyrone Power, Orson Welles & Cecile Aubry. An exiled English nobleman travels to Asia in search of riches and stumbles into romance and adventure. (Subtitles Available)
Sat 26 Jan 19 18:20 The Young Mr. Pitt 1942. Drama. Director: Carol Reed. Stars: Robert Donat, Robert Morley & Phyllis Calvert. This biopic tells the story of the 24-year-old British Prime Minister who served during the Napoleonic era. (Subtitles Available)
Sat 26 Jan 19 20:20 Man in the Middle 1964. Drama. Director: Guy Hamilton. Stars: Robert Mitchum, France Nuyen & Barry Sullivan. When A US officer kills a British NCO, he admits his crime, but the reason puzzles his defence counsel (Subtitles Available)
Sat 26 Jan 19 22:10 The Small World of Sammy Lee 1963. Drama. Directed by Ken Hughes. Stars Anthony Newley, Julia Foster, Robert Stephens & Wilfrid Brambell. Sammy Lee owe £300 to a bookie, Conner, whose muscle men are coming to collect.
Sat 26 Jan 19 0:20 Seven Nights in Japan 1976. Action. Directed by Lewis Gilbert. Stars Michael York, Hidemi Aoki & Charles Gray. The fictional royal Prince George travels to Japan and falls in love with a local female tour guide named Sumi.
Sat 26 Jan 19 2:25 Walk on the Wild Side 1962. Drama. Directed by Edward Dmytryk. Stars Barbara Stanwyck, Laurence Harvey, Capucine & Jane Fonda. A young Texan leaves his depression-ravaged town for New Orleans in search of his lost love. (Subtitles Available)
Sat 26 Jan 19 4:40 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.
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Sun 27 Jan 19 6:00 Dick Tracy Vs Crime Inc. 1941. Action. Directors: John English & William Witney. Stars Ralph Byrd, Michael Owen & Jan Wiley. Dick Tracy goes up against a villain known as The Ghost, who can turn himself invisible.
Sun 27 Jan 19 8:10 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
Sun 27 Jan 19 9:45 The Fishmonger in 1947 – Glimpses Filmed in 1947. A delightful education short film set in Barkingside High Street, Ilford, Essex, about the Fishmonger and his working day including a trip to Billingsgate.
Sun 27 Jan 19 9:55 Piccadilly Third Stop 1960. Drama. Directed by Wolf Rilla. Starring Terence Morgan, Yôko Tani & John Crawford. Morgan as a playboy petty thief looking for the big time & Crawford as a yank in London and bad tempered crook. (Subtitles Available)
Sun 27 Jan 19 11:40 Blind Corner 1965. Drama. Director: Lance Comfort. Stars William Sylvester, Barbara Shelley & Elizabeth Shepherd. The wife of a blind composer plots to murder her husband after he learns of her affair.
Sun 27 Jan 19 13:15 A Weekend With Lulu 1961. Comedy. Directed by John Paddy Carstairs. Starring Bob Monkhouse, Leslie Phillips, Alfred Marks & Shirley Eaton. Three friends plan a fun weekend, but they have surprise company tagging along.
Sun 27 Jan 19 15:00 Hannay The Hazard of the Die. 1988. Stars Robert Powell, Christopher Scoular & Gavin Richards. Hannay saves the life of a desperate woman, not knowing this act of bravery will bring him to his enemy (S1,E06)
Sun 27 Jan 19 16:00 When the Whales Came 1989. Drama. Directed by Clive Rees. Stars Paul Scofield, Helen Mirren, David Threlfall & Jeremy Kemp. Two children befriend an isolated old man who holds a terrible secret… (Subtitles Available)
Sun 27 Jan 19 18:00 As Young As You Feel 1951. Comedy. Director: Harmon Jones. Stars: Monty Woolley, Thelma Ritter & David Wayne. A 65-year-old printer hatches an elaborate scheme to avoid forced retirement. (Subtitles Available)
Sun 27 Jan 19 19:40 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. (Subtitles Available)
Sun 27 Jan 19 21:00 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre Face Of A Stranger. 1964. Directed by John Llewellyn Moxey. Stars Jeremy Kemp, Bernard Archard, Rosemary Leach. A prisoner is being released soon, but wishes to assume the identity of another inmate.
Sun 27 Jan 19 22:10 The Legend of Hell House 1973. Horror. Director: John Hough. Stars Roddy McDowall, Gayle Hunnicutt & Pamela Franklin. A psychiatrist and his wife take mediums into the Belasco House, which is haunted by its past victims (Subtitles Available)
Sun 27 Jan 19 0:00 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.
Sun 27 Jan 19 1:45 The 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. (Subtitles Available)
Sun 27 Jan 19 3:30 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.
Sun 27 Jan 19 5:10 Fools Rush In 1955. Drama. Director: Victor H. Komow. Stars Frank Silvera, Ken Buckridge & Jean Alexander. A ship with a cargo full of diamonds gets taken over by pirates.

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DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Mon 28 Jan 19 6:00 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. (Subtitles Available)
Mon 28 Jan 19 7:15 Black Saddle 1959. Client: Vardon. Western with Peter Breck. After his brothers are killed in a shootout, a gunfighter decides to hang up his guns and uphold the law by becoming a lawyer.
Mon 28 Jan 19 7:45 We’ll Meet Again 1943. Musical. Directed by Philip Brandon. Stars Vera Lynn, Patricia Roc & Donald Gray. A young dancer trying to make it in London during World War II discovers that people also like her singing voice
Mon 28 Jan 19 9:25 She Played With Fire 1958. Drama. Directed by Sidney Gilliat. Stars Jack Hawkins, Ian Hunter, Arlene Dahl & Dennis Price. An investigator finds himself involved in blackmail & murder after running into his ex.
Mon 28 Jan 19 11:25 Krakatoa East Of Java 1968. Drama. Directed by Bernard L Kowalski. Stars Diane Baker, Maximilian Schell, Brian Keith, John Leyton & Sal Mineo. A ship captain Hanson plans a salvage mission in The Dutch East Indies.
Mon 28 Jan 19 14:00 Scotland Yard 1956. The Case of the River Morgue. Directed by Montgomery Tully. Starring Hugh Moxey, Gordon Needham and Jane Welsh. The police are summoned when a dead body is stolen. (S1, E16)
Mon 28 Jan 19 14:40 The Gentle Sex 1943. Drama. 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 28 Jan 19 16:30 The Rogues 1965. Gig Young, David Niven and Charles Boyer are The Rogues, members of two related families of international forgers and conmen.
Mon 28 Jan 19 17:30 For the Love of Ada Divorce? Stars Wilfred Pickles, Irene Handl & Jack Smethurst. Following a bit of interfering on Ada’s part, Walter encourages Leslie to assert his masculinity. (S2, E02)
Mon 28 Jan 19 18:00 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.
Mon 28 Jan 19 19:30 Dover 1943 – Glimpses 1943. US broadcaster Edward Murrow looks back at Britain’s stoic response to the Battle Of Britain in this short film produced by the Ministry of Information
Mon 28 Jan 19 19:45 Dick Barton: Special Agent 1979. Writer: Clive Exton. Richard Marley asks Barton to look into the vanishing of his children (Fiona Fullerton & Kevan Sheehan). They come up against the criminal Melganik (John G Heller) (S1, E6)
Mon 28 Jan 19 20:00 Gideon’s Way The Firebug. Directed by Roy Ward Baker. Stars John Gregson, George Cole, Edward Dentith & Aubrey Richards. After losing his wife and daughter to a house fire a man sets out to raise awareness.
Mon 28 Jan 19 21:00 Don’t Talk To Strange Men 1962. Thriller. Christina Gregg, Cyril Raymond, Gillian Lind & Dandy Nichols star in this tense and suspenseful British thriller. A serial killer is at large in the British countryside.
Mon 28 Jan 19 22:20 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.
Mon 28 Jan 19 0:40 The Shakedown 1960. Drama. Terence Morgan plays ‘Augie’ a crook just released from prison and intent on getting his rackets back from ‘Collar’ (Harry H Corbett). Starring Bill Owen, Robert Beatty and Hazel Court.
Mon 28 Jan 19 2:30 Jazz Mad 1941. Musical. Director: William Nigh. Stars Grace Hayes, Peter Lind Hayes & Mary Healy. A vaudeville performer goes to college to spy on her son in this raucous spoof.
Mon 28 Jan 19 3:50 Hangman’s Wharf 1950. Thriller. Directed by Cecil H. Williamson. Stars John Witty, Genine Graham, Patience Rentoul & Gerald Nodin. A doctor is framed for murder.
Mon 28 Jan 19 5:05 Fools Rush In 1955. Drama. Director: Victor H. Komow. Stars Frank Silvera, Ken Buckridge & Jean Alexander. A ship with a cargo full of diamonds gets taken over by pirates.
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Tue 29 Jan 19 6:00 Blind Corner 1965. Drama. Director: Lance Comfort. Stars William Sylvester, Barbara Shelley & Elizabeth Shepherd. The wife of a blind composer plots to murder her husband after he learns of her affair.
Tue 29 Jan 19 7:35 Black Saddle 1959. The Freebooters. Western with Peter Breck. After his brothers are killed in a shootout, a gunfighter decides to hang up his guns and uphold the law by becoming a lawyer.
Tue 29 Jan 19 8:05 Malta Story 1953. War. Director: Brian Desmond Hurst. Stars Alec Guinness, Jack Hawkins, Muriel Pavlow, Anthony Steel & Flora Robson. British RAF face invasion on the strategic island of Malta during WW2.
Tue 29 Jan 19 10:10 The Talk of the Town 1942. Drama. Directed by George Stevens. Stars Cary Grant, Jean Arthur, Ronald Colman & Edgar Buchanan. An escaped prisoner and a stuffy law professor vie for the hand of a spirited schoolteacher. (Subtitles Available)
Tue 29 Jan 19 12:25 Paul Temple’s Triumph 1950. Nettlefold Films production directed by Maclean Rogers and starring John Bentley & Dinah Sheridan. Paul Temple is on the hunt for a kidnapped scientist who’s invented a secret formula. (Subtitles Available)
Tue 29 Jan 19 14:00 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)
Tue 29 Jan 19 14:35 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.
Tue 29 Jan 19 16:30 The Rogues 1965. Death of a Fleming. Gig Young, David Niven and Charles Boyer are The Rogues, members of two related families of international forgers and conmen.
Tue 29 Jan 19 17:30 For the Love of Ada Sent to Coventry. Stars Wilfred Pickles, Irene Handl & Jack Smethurst. Leslie is offered a promotion, but it means he, Ada and Ruth would have to move to Coventry. (S2, E03)
Tue 29 Jan 19 18:00 Ladies Who Do 1963. Comedy. Director: C.M. Pennington-Richards. Stars Peggy Mount, Robert Morley & Harry H. Corbett. A British colonel (Morley) teams up with a cleaning lady to profit from office wastebasket tips.
Tue 29 Jan 19 19:45 Dick Barton: Special Agent 1979. Writer: Clive Exton. Richard Marley asks Barton to look into the vanishing of his children (Fiona Fullerton & Kevan Sheehan). They come up against the criminal Melganik (John G Heller) (S1, E7)
Tue 29 Jan 19 20:00 Gideon’s Way The Big Fix. Directed by James Hill. Stars John Gregson, Michael Ripper, Penelope Horner, Maurice Hedley & Robert Brown. Gideon investigates after a horse who is favourite to win loses a race.
Tue 29 Jan 19 21:00 Best of Everything 1959. Drama. Directed by Jean Negulesco. Stars Joan Crawford, Louis Jourdan, Hope Lange, Stephen Boyd & Suzy Parker. A story about lives of three women who share a small apartment in New York City.
Tue 29 Jan 19 23:20 Duffy 1968. Comedy. Directed by Robert Parrish. Stars James Coburn, James Mason & James Fox. An adventurer living in Tangiers is persuaded to help pirate a million-dollar cash shipment.
Tue 29 Jan 19 1:20 D.O.A. 1988. Thriller. Directed by Annabel Jankel and Rocky Morton. Starring Dennis Quaid, Meg Ryan and Charlotte Rampling. Dexter Cornell, an English Professor, becomes embroiled in a series of murders
Tue 29 Jan 19 3:20 Holiday Camp 1947. Adventure. Director: Ken Annakin. Stars Jack Warner, Kathleen Harrison, Flora Robson, Dennis Price. The Huggett family meet criminals, runaways, spinsters, and other unlikely holiday makers.
Tue 29 Jan 19 5:20 The Music Box 1932. Comedy. Director: James Parrott. Stars Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Billy Gilbert, Gladys Gale & Charlie Hall. Laurel and Hardy deliver a piano, but struggle to carry it up a flight of stairs.
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Wed 30 Jan 19 6:00 The Gay Dog 1954. Comedy. Director: Maurice Elvey. Stars Wilfred Pickles, Petula Clark, Megs Jenkins, John Blythe, Peter Butterworth & Jon Pertwee. A Miner tries to increase his dog’s odds at a big greyhound race
Wed 30 Jan 19 7:45 Black Saddle 1959. The Saddle. Western with Peter Breck. After his brothers are killed in a shootout, a gunfighter decides to hang up his guns and uphold the law by becoming a lawyer.
Wed 30 Jan 19 8:15 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.
Wed 30 Jan 19 10:00 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
Wed 30 Jan 19 11:40 Great West End Theatres St Martin’s Theatre. Donald Sinden explores St Martin’s Theatre, in which the world’s longest-running musical – The Mousetrap – has been staged since 1974. With Charles Dance.
Wed 30 Jan 19 12:40 Band of Thieves 1962. Musical Comedy with Acker Bilk, Jimmy Thompson, Jennifer Jayne, Geoffrey Sumner & Maudie Edwards. One of the truly great Trad’ Jazz films of all time.
Wed 30 Jan 19 14:00 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)
Wed 30 Jan 19 14:35 The Scamp 1957. Crime drama directed by Wolf Rilla and starring Richard Attenborough, Dorothy Alison, Colin Petersen. Todd Dawson is a ten year old waif with a drunken scallywag for a father.
Wed 30 Jan 19 16:20 Your Local Council 1949 – Glimpses Short educational film made in 1949 explaining how the Parish council and County council work together to ensure that a tree survives when a new pavilion is built!
Wed 30 Jan 19 16:30 The Rogues 1965. The Project Man. Gig Young, David Niven and Charles Boyer are The Rogues, members of two related families of international forgers and conmen.
Wed 30 Jan 19 17:30 For the Love of Ada The Birthday. Stars: Wilfred Pickles, Irene Handl & Jack Smethurst. It’s Ada’s birthday, and there’s a bit of a clash between Walter’s plans, Ada’s plans, and the interfering Freda Skinner! (S2, E04)
Wed 30 Jan 19 18:00 Lilli Marlene 1950. Drama. Lilli, (Lisa Daniely) the French girl whose song ‘Lilli Marlene’ is loved by the Germans and the allies alike, is captured by the Nazis and rescued by the British. (Subtitles Available)
Wed 30 Jan 19 19:45 Dick Barton: Special Agent 1979. Writer: Clive Exton. Richard Marley asks Barton to look into the vanishing of his children (Fiona Fullerton & Kevan Sheehan). They come up against the criminal Melganik (John G Heller) (S1, E8)
Wed 30 Jan 19 20:00 Gideon’s Way The Housekeeper. Stars John Gregson, Alexander Davion and Daphne Anderson. A serial murderess is on the loose a woman that poses as a housekeeper that preys on OAPs with money.
Wed 30 Jan 19 21:00 A Family At War Spread a Little Happiness. 1971. Created by John Finch. Stars Colin Douglas, Colin Campbell & Coral Atkins. The iconic seventies drama series continues with the third and final series. (S3, E07)
Wed 30 Jan 19 22:00 Spearhead Truth Games. 1978. Directed by James Ormerod. Michael Billington, Stafford Gordon & Roy Holder star in this gripping drama series about life in the British Army. (S1, E07)
Wed 30 Jan 19 23:00 Villain 1971. Drama. Director: Michael Tuchner. Stars Richard Burton, Ian McShane & Nigel Davenport. Your everyday London businessman and sadistic gang leader. Once you’ve met, you’ll wish you hadn’t.
Wed 30 Jan 19 1:00 Krakatoa East Of Java 1968. Drama. Directed by Bernard L Kowalski. Stars Diane Baker, Maximilian Schell, Brian Keith, John Leyton & Sal Mineo. A ship captain Hanson plans a salvage mission in The Dutch East Indies.
Wed 30 Jan 19 3:35 Old Mother Riley Headmistress 1950. Comedy. Mother Riley rises from the soapsuds to scholastics when a distant relative dies, leaving her the laundry in a seminary for young ladies. Starring Arthur Lucan & Kitty McShane.
Wed 30 Jan 19 5:05 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.
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Thu 31 Jan 19 6:00 As Young As You Feel 1951. Comedy. Director: Harmon Jones. Stars: Monty Woolley, Thelma Ritter & David Wayne. A 65-year-old printer hatches an elaborate scheme to avoid forced retirement. (Subtitles Available)
Thu 31 Jan 19 7:40 Black Saddle 1959. The Long Rider. Western with Peter Breck. After his brothers are killed in a shootout, a gunfighter decides to hang up his guns and uphold the law by becoming a lawyer.
Thu 31 Jan 19 8:10 Time Without Pity 1957. Crime. Director: Joseph Losey. Stars Michael Redgrave, Ann Todd, Leo McKern, Peter Cushing & Alec McCowan. David is an alcoholic who has 24 hours to save his son from being hanged for murder
Thu 31 Jan 19 9:55 Get Cracking 1943. Comedy. Directed by Marcel Varnel. Starring George Formby, Dinah Sheridan & Ronald Shiner. Formby joins the Home Guard and launches his own style of commando raid to steal a machine gun.
Thu 31 Jan 19 11:55 Shepherd On The Rock 1993. Drama. Directed by Bob Keen. Starring Bernard Hill, John Bowles and Betsy Brantley. A sheep farmer and his family fight for their land against the persistent efforts of a land developer.
Thu 31 Jan 19 14:00 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)
Thu 31 Jan 19 14:35 Shirley Temple Short film documentary about the life of Shirley Temple, the child star who became the biggest box office in the world in the mid-1930s, featuring clips from her early film Polly Tix in Washington
Thu 31 Jan 19 14:40 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 31 Jan 19 16:20 W.C Fields A quick look at W.C Fields’ career.
Thu 31 Jan 19 16:30 The Rogues 1965. Two Of A Kind. Gig Young, David Niven and Charles Boyer are The Rogues, members of two related families of international forgers and conmen.
Thu 31 Jan 19 17:30 For the Love of Ada The Grave. Stars Wilfred Pickles, Irene Handl & Jack Smethurst. Whilst at the grave of her late husband Sam, Leslie discovers that a mix-up has led to Sam being buried in a the wrong plot. (S2, E05)
Thu 31 Jan 19 18:00 You Can’t Do Without Love (AKA: One Exciting Night) 1944. Comedy. Directed by Walter Forde. Stars Vera Lynn & Donald Stewart. A singer meets the victim of a kidnap plot and is assumed by the gang to be his girlfriend.
Thu 31 Jan 19 19:30 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 31 Jan 19 19:45 Dick Barton: Special Agent 1979. Writer: Clive Exton. Richard Marley asks Barton to look into the vanishing of his children (Fiona Fullerton & Kevan Sheehan). They come up against the criminal Melganik (John G Heller) (S1, E9)
Thu 31 Jan 19 20:00 Gideon’s Way The Ladykiller. Stars John Gregson Alexander Davion and Daphne Anderson. The new husband of Inspector Keen’s girlfriend’s best friend has the worst luck – his wives keep turning up dead.
Thu 31 Jan 19 21:00 Man in the Middle 1964. Drama. Director: Guy Hamilton. Stars: Robert Mitchum, France Nuyen & Barry Sullivan. When A US officer kills a British NCO, he admits his crime, but the reason puzzles his defence counsel (Subtitles Available)
Thu 31 Jan 19 22:50 The Mind Of Mr Soames 1970. Drama. Directed by Alan Cooke. Starring Terence Stamp, Robert Vaughn & Nigel Davenport. Since his birth, 30 years ago, John Soames is in a coma. He is brought to life in a neurologic clinic.
Thu 31 Jan 19 0:50 Night of the Demon (AKA Curse of the Demon) 1957. Horror. Director: Jacques Tourneur. Stars Dana Andrews, Peggy Cummins and Niall MacGinnis. A professor arrives in London to find himself investigating a devil worshipper
Thu 31 Jan 19 2:50 Do You Know This Voice 1964. Drama. Directed by Frank Nesbitt. Stars Dan Duryea, Isa Miranda, Gwen Watford & Peter Madden. In this great murder mystery, the only clue to the killer’s identity is his shoes!
Thu 31 Jan 19 4:25 BFI: Rover Makes Good 1952. Drama. Director: John Dooley. Stars Francis Lunt, Malcolm Doney & Felicity Always. This early film from the Children’s Film Foundation was shot around Callington in picturesque 1950s Cornwall.
Thu 31 Jan 19 4:45 Tinker 1949. Documentary. Gunther Krampf tells the story of young mining trainees. Tinker (Derek Smith), a Gipsy’s son runs away and joins the mining school.
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Fri 01 Feb 19 6:00 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.
Fri 01 Feb 19 7:20 Helpmates 1932. Comedy. Directed by James Parrott. Stars Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy & Blanche Payson. Oliver’s house is in a shambles after a wild party, and his wife is due home at noon.
Fri 01 Feb 19 7:45 Black Saddle 1959. The Hotel. Western with Peter Breck. After his brothers are killed in a shootout, a gunfighter decides to hang up his guns and uphold the law by becoming a lawyer.
Fri 01 Feb 19 8:15 Light up the Sky! 1960. Comedy. Director: Lewis Gilbert. Stars Ian Carmichael, Tommy Steele & Benny Hill. British bittersweet comedy about misfits manning a British Army searchlight battery during the Blitz.
Fri 01 Feb 19 10:00 Mr. Winkle Goes To War 1944. Comedy. Director: Alfred E. Green. Stars: Edward G. Robinson, Ruth Warrick and Ted Donaldson. Mr Winkle, a mild-mannered, middle-aged bank clerk finds himself in the battle in the South Pacific.
Fri 01 Feb 19 11:35 Wanted For Murder 1946. Drama. Directed by Lawrence Huntington. Starring Eric Portman, Dulcie Gray, Derek Farr & Roland Culver. The son of a Victorian hangman is driven insane by thoughts of his father’s profession… (Subtitles Available)
Fri 01 Feb 19 13:40 Families Of The World – Glimpses 1977. An educational introduction to 70s England. Meet the Newton family in Leeds and see Baim School & Elland Road. We also visit York, London & the Lake District. Ending in a brief look at Scotland.
Fri 01 Feb 19 14:00 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)
Fri 01 Feb 19 14:40 Flying Deuces 1939. Comedy. Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy join the foreign legion to get over Ollie’s broken heart. (Subtitles Available)
Fri 01 Feb 19 16:05 Sea to Plate and Billingsgate in 1956 – Glimpses 1956. Documentary on the distribution of fish throughout England. From tower bridge at 6am at Billingsgate in the 1950s to all the little harbours around the coast and everything in between.
Fri 01 Feb 19 16:30 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.
Fri 01 Feb 19 17:30 For the Love of Ada The Elopement. Stars Wilfred Pickles, Irene Handl & Jack Smethurst. Tired of saving, Ada and Walter decide that they should elope to Yorkshire and marry there. (S2, E06)
Fri 01 Feb 19 18:00 Emergency Call 1952. Drama. A young child must have a blood transfusion, but she has a rare blood group. Can a donor be found? Starring Jack Warner and Anthony Steel.
Fri 01 Feb 19 19:45 Dick Barton: Special Agent 1979. Writer: Clive Exton. Richard Marley asks Barton to look into the vanishing of his children (Fiona Fullerton & Kevan Sheehan). They come up against the criminal Melganik (John G Heller) (S1, E10)
Fri 01 Feb 19 20:00 Gideon’s Way To Catch a Tiger. Stars John Gregson Alexander Davion and Daphne Anderson. The victim of a car accident gives a death bed statement saying a man murdered his first wife with an overdose of morphine
Fri 01 Feb 19 21:00 The Detective (AKA Father Brown) 1954. Comedy. Director: Robert Hamer. Stars Alec Guinness, Joan Greenwood, Peter Finch & Cecil Parker. Works of art are being stolen by a master thief who Father Brown must catch!
Fri 01 Feb 19 22:45 The Legend of Hell House 1973. Horror. Director: John Hough. Stars Roddy McDowall, Gayle Hunnicutt & Pamela Franklin. A psychiatrist and his wife take mediums into the Belasco House, which is haunted by its past victims (Subtitles Available)
Fri 01 Feb 19 0:35 The Night Strangler 1972. Horror. Directed Dan Curtis and starring Darren McGavin, Jo Ann Pflug and Simon Oakland. A reporter hunts down a 144-year old alchemist who is killing women for their blood.
Fri 01 Feb 19 2:25 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.
Fri 01 Feb 19 4:15 Second Chorus 1941. Musical. Two college students are forced to earn a living by joining a band. (Nominated for 2 Oscars). Stars: Fred Astaire, Paulette Goddard, Artie Shaw & Burgess Meredith.
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Sat 02 Feb 19 6:00 Dick Tracy Vs Crime Inc. 1941. Action. Directors: John English & William Witney. Stars Ralph Byrd, Michael Owen & Jan Wiley. Dick Tracy goes up against a villain known as The Ghost, who can turn himself invisible.
Sat 02 Feb 19 8:10 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.
Sat 02 Feb 19 9:35 Don’t Panic Chaps 1959. Comedy. Directed by George Pollock. Stars Dennis Price, George Cole, Thorley Walters & Terence Alexander. British and German soldiers peacefully share a little island until Elsa is cast ashore.
Sat 02 Feb 19 11:20 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 02 Feb 19 13:00 Yesterday’s Enemy 1959. War. Director: Val Guest. Stars Stanley Baker, Guy Rolfe, Gordon Jackson & Leo McKern. During the Japanese invasion of Burma, the remnant of a British Army Brigade HQ escapes through the jungle.
Sat 02 Feb 19 15:00 Hannay Coup de Grace. 1989. Stars Robert Powell, Anthony Valentine & Joanna David. Hannay becomes ensnared by a web of lies when he meets the beautiful Sybil Verney at a race meeting. (S2, E01)
Sat 02 Feb 19 16:00 Do You Know This Voice 1964. Drama. Directed by Frank Nesbitt. Stars Dan Duryea, Isa Miranda, Gwen Watford & Peter Madden. In this great murder mystery, the only clue to the killer’s identity is his shoes!
Sat 02 Feb 19 17:35 House of Blackmail 1953. Crime. Directed by Maurice Elvey. An Army officer (William Sylvester) and Carol (Mary Germaine) must solve the murder of a blackmailer or be charged themselves. (Subtitles Available)
Sat 02 Feb 19 19:00 The Big Gamble 1961. Comedy. Directed by Richard Fleischer & Elmo Williams. Stars Stephen Boyd, Juliette Greco, David Wayne & Sybil Thorndike. An Irishman goes on a trip in the hopes of starting a trucking business.
Sat 02 Feb 19 21:00 The Rocky Horror Picture Show 1975. Comedy. Director Jim Sharman. Stars Tim Curry, Susan Sarandon & Barry Bostwick. A squeaky clean couple, stranded at a creepy castle, encounter a night of murder, music and dance. (Subtitles Available)
Sat 02 Feb 19 23:00 A Severed Head 1971. Comedy. Directed by Dick Clement. Starring Richard Attenborough, Lee Remick, Clive Revill & Claire Bloom. A pampered wife tells her husband that she is in love with their best friend.
Sat 02 Feb 19 1:05 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.
Sat 02 Feb 19 2:55 Cloak Without Dagger 1956. Thriller. Director: Joseph Sterling. Stars Philip Friend, Mary Mackenzie & Leslie Dwyer. During WW2, a Major misses out on the capture of a spy. Years later, the truth is revealed.
Sat 02 Feb 19 4:15 Somewhere in Camp 1942. Comedy. Directed by John E. Blakeley. Stars Harry Korris, Frank Randle & Robbie Vincent. Army buddies help Private Trevor court the daughter of their commanding officer.
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Sun 03 Feb 19 6:00 Dick Tracy Returns 1938. Actions. Directors: John English & William Witney. Stars Ralph Byrd, Lynn Roberts & Charles Middleton. Dick Tracy battles spies and saboteurs in his efforts to bring to justice the Stark gang.
Sun 03 Feb 19 8:00 Forever England 1935. Drama. Directed by Walter Forde. Stars John Mills, Betty Balfour, Barry MacKay & Jimmy Hanley. During WW1, a group of British troops are captured by Germans after their ship sinks.
Sun 03 Feb 19 9:30 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
Sun 03 Feb 19 11:00 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.
Sun 03 Feb 19 13:00 The Young Mr. Pitt 1942. Drama. Director: Carol Reed. Stars: Robert Donat, Robert Morley & Phyllis Calvert. This biopic tells the story of the 24-year-old British Prime Minister who served during the Napoleonic era. (Subtitles Available)
Sun 03 Feb 19 15:00 Hannay The Terrors of the Earth. 1989. Stars Robert Powell, Gavin Richards & Alex Kingston. As tension mounts in Europe, the British Government prepares antidotes against possible germ warfare. (S2, E02)
Sun 03 Feb 19 16:00 April Love 1957. Drama. Directed by Henry Levin. Stars Pat Boone, Shirley Jones, Dolores Michaels & Arthur O’Connell. A young man visiting his relatives’ farm falls in love with the neighbours’ daughter.
Sun 03 Feb 19 18:00 Ring of Spies 1964. Drama. Directed by Robert Tronson. Stars Bernard Lee, William Sylvester, David Kossoff & Margaret Tyzack. A secret agent asks Henry Houghton to steal military secrets in exchange for a hefty fee (Subtitles Available)
Sun 03 Feb 19 19:45 Indiscretion of an American Wife 1953. Drama. Directed by Vittorio De Sica. Stars Jennifer Jones, Montgomery Clift & Richard Beymer. A married woman gets into an affair in Rome and is torn between her old life and new romance.
Sun 03 Feb 19 21:00 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre Act Of Murder. 1964. Directed by Alan Bridges. Stars John Carson, Anthony Bate & Justine Lord. A well-off couple who work in the theatre plan to temporarily swap their country manor for a city home.
Sun 03 Feb 19 22:10 Armchair Theatre Bit of a Lift. Directed by Dennis Vance. Stars Ronald Fraser, Ann Beach & Donald Churchill. Alec, Frank and Penelope were strangers when they came to the hotel. But a bedroom brings them all together.
Sun 03 Feb 19 23:10 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.
Sun 03 Feb 19 1:25 The Rough and the Smooth 1959. Drama. Starring Nadja Tiller, Tony Britton and William Bendix. Directed by Robert Siodmak. An archaeologist forsakes his fiancée for a passionate affair with a beautiful German woman.
Sun 03 Feb 19 3:30 Duffy 1968. Comedy. Directed by Robert Parrish. Stars James Coburn, James Mason & James Fox. An adventurer living in Tangiers is persuaded to help pirate a million-dollar cash shipment.
Sun 03 Feb 19 5:30 Night Prowl 1958. Dennis O’Keefe stars in this ‘lost’ TV Sitcom pilot with guest stars Dennis Day, Bethel Leslie & Ray Anthony. O’Keefe plays the editor of Music magazine ‘Take 5’ whilst also solving crimes