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April 23rd to 29th

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TPTV Schedule April 23rd to 29th 2018

DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Mon 23 Apr 18 6:00 The Cowboy & the Lady 1938. Drama. Director: H C Potter. Stars Gary Cooper, Merle Oberon & Walter Brennan. An adventure is born when a presidential nominee's daughter is mistaken for a maid by a cowboy and falls in love.
Mon 23 Apr 18 7:50 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 Apr 18 9:45 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.
Mon 23 Apr 18 11:20 The Galloping Major 1951. Director: Henry Cornelius. Stars Basil Radford, Sidney James, Jimmy Hanley & Janette Scott. A retired British Major wants to get into horse racing but accidently buys the wrong horse.
Mon 23 Apr 18 13:00 Jack London 1943. Adventure. Directed by Alfred Santell. Stars Michael O'Shea, Susan Hayward and Virginia Mayo. Biopic of the thrill-seeking writer and his travels in the late 19th and early 20th Century. (Subtitles)
Mon 23 Apr 18 15:00 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.
Mon 23 Apr 18 17:00 The Detectives Other Cheek. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West
Mon 23 Apr 18 17:30 Honey West 1965. A Nice Little Till To Tap. Classic crime series produced by Aaron Spelling and starring Anne Francis. Honey and Sam journey to Mexico to investigate the drugging of a truck driver.
Mon 23 Apr 18 18:00 Scotland Yard 1961. The Grand Junction Case. Directed by Peter Duffell. Starring Russell Napier and Howard Pays. A woman's dismembered body is found in a canal and her tattoo gives Duggan a lead. (S1, E36)
Mon 23 Apr 18 18:35 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.
Mon 23 Apr 18 20:00 Gideon's Way Gang War. Stars John Gregson Alexander Davion and Daphne Anderson. A protection-racketing gang of thugs is in a bloody turf war but their leader sees a way out of the slums
Mon 23 Apr 18 21:00 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.
Mon 23 Apr 18 23:00 The Dark Man 1951. Drama. Directed by Jeffrey Dell. Stars Maxwell Reed, Edward Underdown, Natasha Parry & William Hartnell. An inspector hunts a killer who is looking for an actress who witnessed him commit murder
Mon 23 Apr 18 0:40 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.
Mon 23 Apr 18 3:20 Girl Who Couldn't Quite 1949. Comedy. Directed by Norman Lee. Stars Bill Owen, Elizabeth Henson & Betty Stockfeld. Ruth hasn't smiled since she was a little girl but with the friendship of a tramp she smiles again.
Mon 23 Apr 18 5:00 The Detectives Other Cheek. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West
Mon 23 Apr 18 5:30 Mrs G Goes To College Sunday Dinner. Sarah Green, an elderly Jewish widow, decides to fulfil a desire and enrol in college after raising her own children. Stars: Emmy Award-winning actress Gertrude Berg. (S1, E16)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Tue 24 Apr 18 6:00 Beloved Enemy 1936. Drama. Director: H.C. Potter. Stars Merle Oberon, David Niven, Henry Stephenson & Jerome Cowan. During the Irish war of Independence, Irish rebel leader falls in love with an English aristocrat.
Tue 24 Apr 18 7:50 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.
Tue 24 Apr 18 9:30 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.
Tue 24 Apr 18 11:20 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 24 Apr 18 13:10 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.
Tue 24 Apr 18 15:15 The Rocking Horse Winner 1949. Drama. Director: Anthony Pelissier. Stars John Howard Davies, Valerie Hobson, John Mills & Ronald Squire. After receiving a rocking horse, a child is able to pick winning horses at the racetrack
Tue 24 Apr 18 17:00 The Detectives Duty date. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West
Tue 24 Apr 18 17:30 Honey West 1965. How Brilling, Obeamish Boy. Classic crime series produced by Aaron Spelling and starring Anne Francis. A man kidnaps Sam for a ransom of a parcel that Honey has been hired to guard.
Tue 24 Apr 18 18:00 Scotland Yard 1961. The Never Never Murder. Directed by Peter Duffell. Starring Russell Napier, Genine Graham and Maurice Good. A dead body sets the police on the track of a fraudster. (S1, E37)
Tue 24 Apr 18 18:40 Sons of the Desert 1933. Comedy. Director: William A. Seiter. Stars Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Mae Busch and Lucien Littlefield. Stan and Ollie trick their wives into thinking that they are taking a medicinal cruise.
Tue 24 Apr 18 20:00 Gideon's Way The Tin God. Stars John Gregson Alexander Davion and Daphne Anderson. Two criminals make a murderous escape from prison with a carefully executed plan.
Tue 24 Apr 18 21:00 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.
Tue 24 Apr 18 22:45 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.
Tue 24 Apr 18 0:40 The Galloping Major 1951. Director: Henry Cornelius. Stars Basil Radford, Sidney James, Jimmy Hanley & Janette Scott. A retired British Major wants to get into horse racing but accidently buys the wrong horse.
Tue 24 Apr 18 2:20 The Day Of The Triffids 1962. Sci-Fi. A spectacular meteor storm blinds the world, except Bill. He, and a few others, must battle with flesh eating plants. Starring Nicole Maurey, Howard Keel, Janette Scott and Kieron Moore.
Tue 24 Apr 18 4:20 Take Two: Janette Scott Janette Scott Interview. Our new series Take Two. Well-known faces from much loved British films and classic television shows talk about their lives and careers in the business.
Tue 24 Apr 18 5:00 The Detectives Duty date. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West
Tue 24 Apr 18 5:30 Mrs G Goes To College The Mother Affair. Sarah Green, an elderly widow, decides to fulfil a desire and enrol in college after raising her own children. Stars: Emmy Award-winning actress Gertrude Berg. (S1, E17)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Wed 25 Apr 18 6:00 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.
Wed 25 Apr 18 7:30 Ferry to Hong Kong 1958. Adventure. Director: Lewis Gilbert. Stars Orson Welles. An adventure at sea ensues when Captain Hart has to accept a Hong Kong deportee. Also stars Curt Jurgens, Sylvia Syms and Jeremy Spencer
Wed 25 Apr 18 9:50 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.
Wed 25 Apr 18 11:30 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
Wed 25 Apr 18 13:10 Spare the Rod 1961. Drama. Director: Leslie Norman. Stars Max Bygraves, Geoffrey Keen & Donald Pleasence. A new teacher arrives at an East London school to find that his modern education methods are not welcome.
Wed 25 Apr 18 15:00 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.
Wed 25 Apr 18 16:30 The Detectives Tobey's Place. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West
Wed 25 Apr 18 17:30 Honey West 1965. King Of The Mountain. Classic crime series produced by Aaron Spelling and starring Anne Francis. Honey goes undercover as a nurse.
Wed 25 Apr 18 18:00 Scotland Yard 1961. Wings of Death. Directed by Allan Davis. Starring Harry H. Corbett, Peter Bowles and Simon Lack. A light aeroplane comes down in Kent, killing the pilot. It was no accident… (S1, E38)
Wed 25 Apr 18 18:35 Pardon Us 1931. Comedy. Director: James Parrott. Stars Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy & James Finlayson. Stan & Ollie are sent to prison after selling their own home brew during prohibition in their first feature.
Wed 25 Apr 18 20:00 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, E7)
Wed 25 Apr 18 21:00 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.
Wed 25 Apr 18 23:00 The Sand Pebbles 1966. Adventure. Director Robert Wise. Stars Steve McQueen, Candice Bergen, Richard Attenborough. In 1926, the USS San Pablo patrols the Yangtze River.
Wed 25 Apr 18 0:45 The Sand Pebbles 1966. Adventure. Director Robert Wise. Stars Steve McQueen, Candice Bergen, Richard Attenborough. In 1926, the USS San Pablo patrols the Yangtze River.
Wed 25 Apr 18 2:30 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.
Wed 25 Apr 18 4:30 The Detectives Tobey's Place. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West
Wed 25 Apr 18 5:30 Mrs G Goes To College Peace Corps. Sarah Green, an elderly Jewish widow, decides to fulfil a desire and enrol in college after raising her own children. Stars: Emmy Award-winning actress Gertrude Berg. (S1, E18)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Thu 26 Apr 18 6:00 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 Apr 18 7:35 The Gentleman Bandit 1981. Crime drama directed by Jonathan Kaplan. Based on the real-life ordeal of Baltimore priest Bernard Pagano who was arrested for a series of hold-ups.
Thu 26 Apr 18 9:35 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 26 Apr 18 11:20 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.
Thu 26 Apr 18 13:00 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)
Thu 26 Apr 18 14:50 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.
Thu 26 Apr 18 16:30 The Detectives Legend Of Jim Riva. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West
Thu 26 Apr 18 17:30 Honey West 1965. It's Earlier Than You Think. Classic crime series produced by Aaron Spelling and starring Anne Francis. A dying man gives Honey a cryptic message.
Thu 26 Apr 18 18:00 Scotland Yard 1962. The Square Mile Murder. Directed by Allan Davis. Starring John Welsh, Delphi Lawrence and Stanley Morgan. When a travel agency is burgled Supt. Hicks is brought in to solve the case. (S1, E39)
Thu 26 Apr 18 18:35 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.
Thu 26 Apr 18 20:00 Gideon's Way The Alibi Man. Stars John Gregson Alexander Davion and Daphne Anderson. A racing car driver accidentally kills his accountant over some missing money.
Thu 26 Apr 18 21:00 Lost 1956. Thriller. Director: Guy Green. Stars David Farrar, David Knight & Julia Arnall. U.S. Embassy employee & his wife discover that their 18 month old baby has disappeared in London.
Thu 26 Apr 18 22:50 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.
Thu 26 Apr 18 22:55 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.
Thu 26 Apr 18 0:55 Memories Of Diana Dors Jess Conrad OBE reminisces on the success of Diana Dors
Thu 26 Apr 18 1:00 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
Thu 26 Apr 18 2:40 Not Tonight Darling 1971. Drama. Karen is a beautiful and intelligent housewife, but she is tired of her solicitor spouse and her empty, suburban lifestyle. She is lonely and wants something more.
Thu 26 Apr 18 4:25 The Sunshine Sweethearts 50s Bikini Girls! Meet Josephine & Louise, Angela & June and Hazel & Marjorie, the 50s Bikini girls!
Thu 26 Apr 18 4:30 The Detectives Legend Of Jim Riva. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West
Thu 26 Apr 18 5:30 Mrs G Goes To College Goodbye Mr Howell. Sarah Green, an elderly Jewish widow, decides to enrol in college after raising her own children. Stars: Emmy Award-winning actress Gertrude Berg. (S1, E19)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Fri 27 Apr 18 6:00 Soho Conspiracy 1950. Drama. Restaurant owners' daughter Dora (Zena Marshall) and press agent Guy (John Witty) plan a concert to restore a bombed church, but their plans are thwarted by a lawyer who has other plans.
Fri 27 Apr 18 7:45 While I Live 1947. Drama. (aka The Dream of Olwen) 25 years later, a spinster still obsesses over the death of her sister, who was a composer.
Fri 27 Apr 18 9:20 Not Wanted On Voyage 1957. Comedy. The rollicking adventures of two stewards aboard a pleasure cruiser. Starring Ronald Shiner and Brian Rix.
Fri 27 Apr 18 11:00 Sewers of Gold 1979. Crime thriller. Directed by Francis Megahy and stars Ian McShane, Christopher Matthew and Warren Clarke. A group of fascists plan to finance their work by pulling off a bank robbery.
Fri 27 Apr 18 13:10 Return Of Frank James 1940. Western. Director: Fritz Lang. Stars Henry Fonda, Gene Tierney & Jackie Cooper. When Jesse James's murderers are set free, his brother Frank vows revenge.
Fri 27 Apr 18 15:00 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.
Fri 27 Apr 18 16:30 The Detectives Shadow Of His Brother. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West
Fri 27 Apr 18 17:30 Honey West 1965. The Perfect Un-Crime. Classic crime series produced by Aaron Spelling and starring Anne Francis. An embezzler hires Honey and Sam to return the money he stole.
Fri 27 Apr 18 18:00 Hollow Triumph 1948. Drama. Directed by Steve Sekely. Stars Paul Henreid, Joan Bennett, Leslie Brooks & Eduard Franz. Pursued by the gambler he robbed, John Muller takes on a new identity, with ironic results. (Subtitles)
Fri 27 Apr 18 19:45 Mine's a Terrier Made in 1945 by G.H Badcock, narrated by Brian Hession. A Delightful film looking at the nature, habits and characteristics of some of the famous terrier breeds in the 40s.
Fri 27 Apr 18 20:00 Gideon's Way Fall High, Fall Hard. Stars John Gregson Alexander Davion and Daphne Anderson. There is corruption and murderous cover up in the building industry by the co-owner of the building company.
Fri 27 Apr 18 21:00 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.
Fri 27 Apr 18 23:05 The Rocking Horse Winner 1949. Drama. Director: Anthony Pelissier. Stars John Howard Davies, Valerie Hobson, John Mills & Ronald Squire. After receiving a rocking horse, a child is able to pick winning horses at the racetrack
Fri 27 Apr 18 0:55 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
Fri 27 Apr 18 2:45 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.
Fri 27 Apr 18 4:30 The Detectives Shadow Of His Brother. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West
Fri 27 Apr 18 5:30 Mrs G Goes To College How Now Brown Cow. Sarah Green, an elderly Jewish widow, decides to enrol in college after raising her own children. Stars: Emmy Award-winning actress Gertrude Berg. (S1, E20)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Sat 28 Apr 18 6:00 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 Apr 18 7:30 Road Hogs 1932: Glimpses 1932. Directed by Norman Taurog. Emily La Rue (Alison Skipworth) and her partner, Rollo (W. C. Fields), are very content until one dog, a Road Hog and a donation of $1 million change their lives.
Sat 28 Apr 18 7:45 Hawkeye The Ethan Allen Story. 1957. Directed by Sam Newfield. Stars John Hart, Lon Chaney Jr & Chris Wiggins. Ethan Allen and the Green Mountain Boys are at war with the ruthless tax collectors. (Subtitles)
Sat 28 Apr 18 8:15 The Shipbuilders 1943. Drama. Director: John Baxter. Stars Clive Brook, Finlay Currie, Moira Lister & John Turnbull. Set in a Clyde dockyard, a millionaire shipbuilder & his best riveter symbolize British unity in WW2
Sat 28 Apr 18 9:50 Hillbilly Holiday Made in the 1940s. A Hillbilly medley and musical revue of four musical numbers telling famous tales of cowboys and family feuds. Performed by The Jenkins and Chuck Parker and his band.
Sat 28 Apr 18 10:00 The Big Valley The River Monarch. 1966. Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Richard Long, Peter Breck & Lee Majors. A riverboat sunk years before with a fortune in government gold aboard is located. (S1, E27)
Sat 28 Apr 18 11:00 A Family At War 1971. The Straight And Narrow. Created by John Finch. Stars Colin Douglas & Shelagh Fraser. Margaret visits Michael to end their affair. John works on his relationship with his mother. (S2, E15)
Sat 28 Apr 18 12:00 Mine's a Terrier Made in 1945 by G.H Badcock, narrated by Brian Hession. A Delightful film looking at the nature, habits and characteristics of some of the famous terrier breeds in the 40s.
Sat 28 Apr 18 12:15 The Woman In Question 1950. Mystery. Directed by Anthony Asquith. Starring Dirk Bogarde and Jean Kent. Police interview the five principle suspects in the murder of Astra (Jean Kent), an enigmatic fortune teller.
Sat 28 Apr 18 14:05 Memories of Hoxton Glimpses: Filmed by Wilf Watters in the 1950s. We listen to stories of living in Hoxton during the bombing. Endearing personal account by one elderly resident.
Sat 28 Apr 18 14:15 Once A Jolly Swagman 1949. Drama. Directed by Jack Lee. Stars Dirk Bogarde, Bonar Colleano, Renee Asherson, Bill Owen & Sid James. A British factory worker loses his job in the 1930s to become a motorcycle racer.
Sat 28 Apr 18 16:15 Meet Me Tonight 1952. Comedy. Directed by Anthony Pelissier. Stars Valerie Hobson, Nigel Patrick, Kay Walsh & Stanley Holloway. Three short stories by Noel Coward: 'Red Peppers', 'Fumed Oak' & 'Ways and Means'.
Sat 28 Apr 18 18:00 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.
Sat 28 Apr 18 19:55 Maldon Road in the 1930s Charming amateur footage of Maldon Road, Acton, London in the 1930s. A real glimpse of a street parade and London life.
Sat 28 Apr 18 20:00 The Sand Pebbles 1966. Adventure. Director Robert Wise. Stars Steve McQueen, Candice Bergen, Richard Attenborough. In 1926, the USS San Pablo patrols the Yangtze River.
Sat 28 Apr 18 21:50 The Sand Pebbles 1966. Adventure. Director Robert Wise. Stars Steve McQueen, Candice Bergen, Richard Attenborough. In 1926, the USS San Pablo patrols the Yangtze River.
Sat 28 Apr 18 23:35 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)
Sat 28 Apr 18 1:25 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.
Sat 28 Apr 18 3:45 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.
Sat 28 Apr 18 5:30 June Allyson Child Lost. Stars June Allyson as the regular hostess and occasional star of this dramatic anthology series, from light comedy to melodrama with incredible support from other stars. (S1, E8)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Sun 29 Apr 18 6:00 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
Sun 29 Apr 18 7:25 Dancing on the Moon Director: Dave Fleischer. Stars Pinto Colvig, Margie Hines, Jack Mercer & Barry I. Grauman. Honeymooning couples of various animal species take a rocket ship excursion to the moon.
Sun 29 Apr 18 7:35 Hawkeye The Witch. 1957. Directed by Sam Newfield. Stars John Hart, Lon Chaney Jr & Arch McDonnell. Someone is going to a lot of trouble to convince the townspeople that a witch has cursed them. (Subtitles)
Sun 29 Apr 18 8:05 Port of New York 1949. Drama. Directed by Laslo Benedek. Stars Scott Brady & Richard Rober. Two narcotics agents go after a gang of murderous drug dealers who use the New York harbor to smuggle in their contraband. (Subtitles)
Sun 29 Apr 18 9:45 Children Of North Sea … Children Of the North Sea – Glimpses. 1936. Directed by Hubert Schonger. We follow a fishing village family as they go about their daily duties, all in harmony with the North Sea way of life.
Sun 29 Apr 18 10:00 The Big Valley The Midas Man. 1966. Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Richard Long, Peter Breck & Lee Majors. Audra offers herself as a 'sacrifice' to hold off a financier about to foreclose and seize land. (S1, E28)
Sun 29 Apr 18 11:00 A Family At War 1971. Clash By Night. Created by John Finch. Stars John McKelvey & Keith Drinkel. A still-blind Phillip encounters an old enemy who once shot one of his comrades in the Spanish Civil War. (S2, E16)
Sun 29 Apr 18 12:00 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 29 Apr 18 13:50 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.
Sun 29 Apr 18 15:40 Mine's a Terrier Made in 1945 by G.H Badcock, narrated by Brian Hession. A Delightful film looking at the nature, habits and characteristics of some of the famous terrier breeds in the 40s.
Sun 29 Apr 18 15:55 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.
Sun 29 Apr 18 17:55 Scotland In the 1950s Very well shot, amateur colour footage of Edinburgh, The Trossachs, Callander, Loch Katrine & Berwick
Sun 29 Apr 18 18:00 Woman in a Dressing Gown 1957. Anthony Quayle & Sylvia Syms star in this British drama about marital strife. Fed up with his wife's (Yvonne Mitchell) frumpy appearance, long-married Jim begins an affair.
Sun 29 Apr 18 19:50 Road Hogs 1932: Glimpses 1932. Directed by Norman Taurog. Emily La Rue (Alison Skipworth) and her partner, Rollo (W. C. Fields), are very content until one dog, a Road Hog and a donation of $1 million change their lives.
Sun 29 Apr 18 20:00 A Family At War Take It on Trust. 1971. Created by John Finch. Stars Colin Douglas, Colin Campbell & Roy Russell. The iconic seventies drama series continues with the third and final series. (S3, E8)
Sun 29 Apr 18 21:00 Edgar Wallace Urge to Kill. 1959. Directed by Vernon Sewell. Stars Patrick Barr, Howard Pays & Ruth Dunning. A Local pub owner's daughter is found dead in the area of the town docks.
Sun 29 Apr 18 22:10 The Dark Man 1951. Drama. Directed by Jeffrey Dell. Stars Maxwell Reed, Edward Underdown, Natasha Parry & William Hartnell. An inspector hunts a killer who is looking for an actress who witnessed him commit murder
Sun 29 Apr 18 23:50 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.
Sun 29 Apr 18 1:55 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.
Sun 29 Apr 18 3:45 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 29 Apr 18 5:50 A Ghost Story A short animated film made in 1954 featuring the 'true' story of a mysterious visitor to the captain's quarters, advising the ship to steer 'Northwest' but why?

April 30th to May 6th

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TPTV Schedule April 30th to May 6th 2018

DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Mon 30 Apr 18 6:00 After The Ball 1957. Musical. Director: Compton Bennett. Stars Pat Kirkwood, Laurence Harvey & Jerry Stovin. The biographical telling of the great music hall singer Vesta Tilley, who married into the nobility.
Mon 30 Apr 18 7:45 Scotland In the 1950s – Glimpses Very well shot, amateur colour footage of Edinburgh, The Trossachs, Callander, Loch Katrine & Berwick
Mon 30 Apr 18 7:50 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
Mon 30 Apr 18 9:55 She 1965. Adventure. Director: Robert Day. Stars Ursula Andress, John Richardson, Peter Cushing & Christopher Lee. Archaeologists stumble across a lost city, run by a beautiful immortal Queen.
Mon 30 Apr 18 12:00 Dance Little Lady 1954. Drama. The story of a successful dancer who fights with her husband for the attention of their daughter. Starring Terence Morgan, Mai Zetterling and Guy Rolfe.
Mon 30 Apr 18 13:45 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.
Mon 30 Apr 18 15:50 The Laurel-Hardy Murder Case 1930. Comedy. Director: James Parrott. Stars Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Frank Austin, Stanley Blystone. Laurel & Hardy get involved in a murder case after the death of Stan's rich uncle Ebenezer.
Mon 30 Apr 18 16:30 The Detectives A Barrel Full Of Moneys. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West
Mon 30 Apr 18 17:30 Honey West 1965. Like Visions and Omens and All That Jazz. Classic crime series produced by Aaron Spelling and starring Anne Francis. A psychic predicts several murder attempts on an heiress.
Mon 30 Apr 18 18:00 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.
Mon 30 Apr 18 20:00 Gideon's Way State Visit. Directed by John Moxey. Stars Alfie Bass Gerald Harper David Lodge & Julian Holloway. Enough nitro-glycerine to kill hundreds is acquired at a parade in Whitehall.
Mon 30 Apr 18 21:00 Floods of Fear 1958. Thriller. Directed by Charles Crichton. Stars Howard Keel, Anne Heywood, Cyril Cusack & Harry H Corbett. A man framed for murder escapes from prison during a flood.
Mon 30 Apr 18 22:45 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 Apr 18 0:50 The Trap 1966. Drama. Directed by Sidney Hayers and starring Oliver Reed, Rita Tushingham and Linda Goranson. A fur trapper takes a mute girl as his unwilling wife to live with him in his cabin in the woods
Mon 30 Apr 18 3:00 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.
Mon 30 Apr 18 4:30 The Detectives A Barrel Full Of Moneys. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West
Mon 30 Apr 18 5:30 Mrs G Goes To College High Finance. Sarah Green, an elderly Jewish widow, decides to enrol in college after raising her own children. Stars: Emmy Award-winning actress Gertrude Berg. (S1, E21)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Tue 01 May 18 6:00 Development of The English… … Railways. 1936. We learn of the beginnings of the English Railways and how they were devised in the 1800's to service the collieries. In 1846, £66 million was invested into the development of the system starting the Railway map of England.
Tue 01 May 18 6:15 The Birthday Present 1957. Drama. Directed by Pat Jackson. Stars Tony Britton, Sylvia Syms, Jack Watling and Geoffrey Keen. A salesman loses his job after serving time in prison and struggles to find a new job.
Tue 01 May 18 8:15 Busy Bodies 1933. Comedy. Directed by Lloyd French. Stars Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy. Stan & Ollie do battle with inanimate objects & their co-workers during a routine work day at the saw mill.
Tue 01 May 18 8:40 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.
Tue 01 May 18 10:10 The Man Who Gave a Damn 2016. Documentary. Director: Thomas Hamilton. Stars Derek Partridge, Norman Spencer & Matthew Sweet. Intimate and compelling documentary on the life & career of Leslie Howard (1893-1943).
Tue 01 May 18 11:55 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 01 May 18 13:50 David Copperfield 1970. Drama. Director: Delbert Mann. Stars Richard Attenborough, Laurence Olivier, Susan Hampshire, Cyril Cusack, Wendy Hiller & Edith Evans. Dickens' story of a young man's journey to maturity.
Tue 01 May 18 16:10 Whitmonday Motor Racing Meeting Glimpses: 1951 Classic Car Race meeting at Gamston airfield in Nottinghamshire. A must for all classic car enthusiasts.
Tue 01 May 18 16:30 The Detectives Lucky Break. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West
Tue 01 May 18 17:30 Honey West 1965. Don't Look Now, But Isn't That Me? Classic crime series produced by Aaron Spelling and starring Anne Francis. Honey pursues a ring of thieves, one of whom disguises herself as Honey.
Tue 01 May 18 18:00 Laughter in Paradise 1951. Comedy. Director: Mario Zampi. Stars Alastair Sim, George Cole, Fay Compton & Guy Middleton. When a playful millionaire dies, his loved ones must complete assignments to claim his fortune.
Tue 01 May 18 19:50 A Ramble Around London – Glimpses Remarkable footage of London in the late 1940s and early 1950s – all the famous land marks with great views of the cars and fashions of the time
Tue 01 May 18 20:00 Gideon's Way The ‘V’ Men. Director: Cyril Frankel. Stars Roland Culver Christine Finn Bryan Marshall Peter Russell & Inigo Jackson. The V-Party are faced by the anything but peaceful Peace Party
Tue 01 May 18 21:00 Notorious (1946) 1946. Drama. Directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Stars Cary Grant, Ingrid Bergman & Claude Rains. A woman is asked to spy on a group of Nazi friends in South America, but how far will she have to go?
Tue 01 May 18 23:00 The Planters Wife 1952. Drama. Directed by Ken Annakin and starring Jack Hawkins and Claudette Colbert. The marriage of rubber-plantation owner and his wife has survived many disasters, but is now at breaking point.
Tue 01 May 18 0:50 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 01 May 18 2:45 Snowbound 1948. Mystery drama. Directed by David MacDonald and starring Dennis Price, Herbert Lom and Robert Newton. A group of people search for Nazi treasure hidden in the Alps.
Tue 01 May 18 4:30 The Detectives Lucky Break. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West
Tue 01 May 18 5:30 Mrs G Goes To College One Of Our Books Is Missing. Sarah Green, an elderly Jewish widow, decides to enrol in college after raising her own children. Stars: Emmy Award-winning actress Gertrude Berg. (S1, E22)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Wed 02 May 18 6:00 Best Years of Our Lives 1946. Drama. Director: William Wyler. Stars Dana Andrews, Fredric March, Harold Russell & Myrna Loy. After WW2, the Greatest Generation returned home to great, but bittersweet, fanfare.
Wed 02 May 18 9:15 The Woman In Question 1950. Mystery. Directed by Anthony Asquith. Starring Dirk Bogarde and Jean Kent. Police interview the five principle suspects in the murder of Astra (Jean Kent), an enigmatic fortune teller.
Wed 02 May 18 11:05 The Fabulous Dorseys 1947. Musical. Tommy and Jimmy Dorsey play themselves in this rise and rise story of the fabulous Dorsey brothers.
Wed 02 May 18 12:50 For Better, For Worse 1954. Comedy. Directed by J Lee Thompson and Starring Dirk Bogarde, Susan Stephen and Cecil Parker. Tony wants to marry Anne, but his father-in-law to be has some conditions first…
Wed 02 May 18 14:30 Beautiful But Dangerous 1954. Drama. Rich heiress, Corby Lane (Jean Simmons), returns to a small town to repay the townsfolk for saving her life when she was a child. Starring Robert Mitchum.
Wed 02 May 18 16:15 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.
Wed 02 May 18 16:30 The Detectives Piece Of Tomorrow. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West
Wed 02 May 18 17:30 Honey West 1965. Come To Me, My Litigation Baby! Classic crime series produced by Aaron Spelling and stars Anne Francis. Honey investigates a man who claims he was paralysed by falling down the stairs.
Wed 02 May 18 18:00 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
Wed 02 May 18 19:45 Your Local Council 1949 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 02 May 18 20:00 A Family At War Take It on Trust. 1971. Created by John Finch. Stars Colin Douglas, Colin Campbell & Roy Russell. The iconic seventies drama series continues with the third and final series. (S3, E8)
Wed 02 May 18 21:00 The Day Of The Triffids 1962. Sci-Fi. A spectacular meteor storm blinds the world, except Bill. He, and a few others, must battle with flesh eating plants. Starring Nicole Maurey, Howard Keel, Janette Scott and Kieron Moore.
Wed 02 May 18 23:00 Hoffman 1970. Drama. Director: Alvin Rakoff. Stars Peter Sellers, Sinead Cusack, Jeremy Bulloch, Ruth Dunning & David Lodge. A businessman blackmails his secretary to spend a romantic holiday with him.
Wed 02 May 18 1:10 The Guinea Pig 1948. Drama. Director: Roy Boulting. Stars Richard Attenborough, Bernard Miles & Sheila Sim. Set after WW2. Jack Read, a Cockney boy, becomes a guinea pig in an educational experiment.
Wed 02 May 18 3:10 The Fighting Champ 1932. Western. Director: John P. McCarthy. Stars Bob Steele, Arletta Duncan & Kit Guard. After getting into a fight with a ranch foreman, Steele finds himself in the fight for his life.
Wed 02 May 18 4:20 American Legion 1937 Made by former newsreel cameraman, Eugene W. Castle, in 1937. We follow the parade of legionnaires from all states as they parade down fifth avenue in New York and then to Times Square by night.
Wed 02 May 18 4:30 The Detectives Piece Of Tomorrow. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West
Wed 02 May 18 5:30 Mrs G Goes To College Curfew Shall Not Ring Tonight. Sarah Green, an elderly Jewish widow, decides to enrol in college after raising her own children. Stars: Emmy Award-winning actress Gertrude Berg. (S1, E23)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Thu 03 May 18 6:00 A Society Sensation (1918) A society playboy falls in love with the daughter of a poor fisherman. Silent comedy stars Carmel Myers, Rudolph Valentino, Lydia Yeamans Titus. Director: Paul Powell (uncredited due to Union issues).
Thu 03 May 18 6:25 The Old Curiosity Shop 1934. Drama. Director: Thomas Bentley. Stars Elaine Benson, Ben Webster & Hay Petrie. A kind shop owner whose overwhelming gambling debts allow a greedy landlord to seize his shop and evict him.
Thu 03 May 18 8:25 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.
Thu 03 May 18 9:55 Snowbound 1948. Mystery drama. Directed by David MacDonald and starring Dennis Price, Herbert Lom and Robert Newton. A group of people search for Nazi treasure hidden in the Alps.
Thu 03 May 18 11:35 Beyond Christmas 1940. Drama. Directed by A Edward Sutherland. Stars Harry Carey, C. Aubrey Smith & Charles Winninger. The ghosts of three victims of an airplane crash return to Earth to help reunite a young couple. (Subtitles)
Thu 03 May 18 13:15 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.
Thu 03 May 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.
Thu 03 May 18 16:30 The Detectives Beyond Reasonable Doubt. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West
Thu 03 May 18 17:30 Honey West 1965. Slay, Gypsy, Slay. Classic crime series produced by Aaron Spelling and starring Anne Francis. Honey and Sam investigate a kidnapping.
Thu 03 May 18 18:00 Hell is a City 1960. Thriller. Director: Val Guest. Stars Stanley Baker, John Crawford, Billie Whitelaw & Donald Pleasence. A Manchester police inspector becomes obsessed with a criminal who broke out of prison.
Thu 03 May 18 20:00 Gideon's Way The Thin Red Line. Stars John Gregson Alexander Davion and Daphne Anderson. The Balaclava Silver which is the regimental silver crockery of a proud Scottish regiment is gradually being stolen
Thu 03 May 18 21:00 Lease of Life 1954. Drama. Director: Charles Frend. Stars Robert Donat, Kay Walsh, Adrienne Corri & Denholm Elliott. The vicar of a small village reconsiders his life after hearing he has limited time left.
Thu 03 May 18 22:50 Best Pair Of Legs In The Business 1974. Comedy. Director: Christopher Hodson. Stars Reg Varney, Diana Coupland, Lee Montague & Jean Harvey. A middle-aged compere and drag artiste is low on talent but high on ambition.
Thu 03 May 18 0:50 Paper Tiger 1975. Drama. Directed by Ken Annakin and starring David Niven. An English man is hired as a tutor to the son of a Japanese ambassador. Life changes when the pair are kidnapped for political reasons.
Thu 03 May 18 2:50 Rome Express 1932. Thriller. Director: Walter Forde. Stars Conrad Veidt, Esther Ralston, Frank Vosper & Gordon Harker. A stolen Van Dyke painting is transported on a train speeding from Paris to Rome.
Thu 03 May 18 4:30 The Detectives Beyond Reasonable Doubt. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West
Thu 03 May 18 5:30 Mrs G Goes To College Gentlemen Caller. Sarah Green, an elderly Jewish widow, decides to enrol in college after raising her own children. Stars: Emmy Award-winning actress Gertrude Berg. (S1, E24)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Fri 04 May 18 6:00 The Christmas Coal Mine Miracle 1977. Drama. Director: Jud Taylor. Stars Kurt Russell, Melissa Gilbert, John Carradine & Andrew Prine. Based on the true story of miners who became trapped underground in a cave-in on Christmas Eve.
Fri 04 May 18 8:00 Tit for Tat 1935. Comedy. Director: Charley Rogers. Stars Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Mae Busch & Charlie Hall. Stan & Ollie set up an electrical repair store when they encounter a couple of old acquaintances.
Fri 04 May 18 8:25 There is Another Sun Directed by Lewis Gilbert. Laurence Harvey is 'Mag Maguire' a likeable fairground boxer and Maxwell Reed, 'Eddie Racer' a motorbike daredevil rider. The mutual love interest is the lovely Susan Shaw.
Fri 04 May 18 10:20 Glimpses: Pen Pictures From… … Denmark. 1949. A Danish child writes to his English friends about his summer holiday in a traditional seaside family camp.
Fri 04 May 18 10:35 Paper Tiger 1975. Drama. Directed by Ken Annakin and starring David Niven. An English man is hired as a tutor to the son of a Japanese ambassador. Life changes when the pair are kidnapped for political reasons.
Fri 04 May 18 12:35 The Intruder 1953. Drama. Director: Guy Hamilton. Stars Jack Hawkins, Dennis Price, Michael Medwin, George Cole & Hugh Williams. An ex Colonel catches one of his former men robbing his house and investigates why.
Fri 04 May 18 14:15 Ireland In the 40s – Glimpses Filmed in 1946 a look at Ireland and its people, traditions and industries. Intended for American audiences as part of an educational short film.
Fri 04 May 18 14:30 Rome Express 1932. Thriller. Director: Walter Forde. Stars Conrad Veidt, Esther Ralston, Frank Vosper & Gordon Harker. A stolen Van Dyke painting is transported on a train speeding from Paris to Rome.
Fri 04 May 18 16:20 The Conjuror's Party – Glimpses Buck Hurst, associate of the Inner Magic Circle, dazzles and bewilders children at a party in this short film
Fri 04 May 18 16:30 The Detectives Hit And Miss. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West
Fri 04 May 18 17:30 Honey West 1965. The Fun-Fun Killer. Classic crime series produced by Aaron Spelling and starring Anne Francis. Honey and Sam investigate the murder of a toy manufacturer.
Fri 04 May 18 18:00 Carrington VC 1955. Drama. Director: Anthony Asquith. Stars David Niven, Margaret Leighton & Noelle Middleton. An Army Major attempts to steal from the War Office safe in order to claim the money they owe him.
Fri 04 May 18 20:00 Gideon's Way A Perfect Crime. Stars John Gregson Alexander Davion and Daphne Anderson. A stockbroker and safe-cracker join forces to pull jobs in wealthy homes.
Fri 04 May 18 21:00 The Trap 1966. Drama. Directed by Sidney Hayers and starring Oliver Reed, Rita Tushingham and Linda Goranson. A fur trapper takes a mute girl as his unwilling wife to live with him in his cabin in the woods
Fri 04 May 18 23:10 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
Fri 04 May 18 1:50 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.
Fri 04 May 18 3:55 A Hole Lot of Trouble Directed by Francis A Searle. A 1969 comedy short centring around workmen digging a hole. Starring Arthur Lowe, Victor Maddern, Bill Maynard and Tim Barrett.
Fri 04 May 18 4:30 The Detectives Hit And Miss. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West
Fri 04 May 18 5:30 Mrs G Goes To College Dad's Day. Sarah Green, an elderly Jewish widow, decides to enrol in college after raising her own children. Stars: Emmy Award-winning actress Gertrude Berg. (S1, E25)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Sat 05 May 18 6:00 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.
Sat 05 May 18 6:15 BFI: Anoop & The Elephant 1972. Family. Directed by David Eady and starring Linda Robson, Phil Daniels, Damaris Hayman and Anoop Singh. Anoop unexpectedly adpots a baby elephant from a nearby circus.
Sat 05 May 18 7:25 Hawkeye & the Last of the Mohicans The Medicine Man. 1957. Directed by Sam Newfield. Stars John Hart, Lon Chaney Jr & Dickson Kerwin. Hawkeye and Chingachcook find Wenatchgo, an old and respected medicine man.
Sat 05 May 18 7:55 Fighting Man of the Plains 1949. Western. Stars Randolph Scott, Bill Williams & Victor Jory. Jim Dancer, one of Quantrill's Raiders, stages attacks on Kansas on behalf of the fallen Confederacy.
Sat 05 May 18 9:45 Birmingham & The Road Patrol Bikes 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.
Sat 05 May 18 10:00 The Big Valley Tunnel of Gold. 1966. Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Richard Long, Peter Breck & Lee Majors. The general store is invaded by outlaws who plan to tunnel across to where Barkley gold is held. (S1, E29)
Sat 05 May 18 11:00 A Family At War 1971. Salute The Happy Morn. Created by John Finch. Stars Colin Douglas & Shelagh Fraser. Mrs Porter discovers the truth about Margaret's illegitimate child. Sheila has designs on Colin. (S2, E17)
Sat 05 May 18 12:00 Heavens Above! 1963. Comedy. Directed by John & Roy Boulting. Stars Peter Sellers, Ian Carmichael, Cecil Parker & Eric Sykes. Due to mistaken identity, a minister is accidently appointed to a snobbish parish.
Sat 05 May 18 14:20 A Run For Your Money 1949. Comedy. Director: Charles Frend. Stars Alec Guinness, Donald Houston, Moira Lister & Hugh Griffith. Two Welsh brothers, Tom & Dai take an excursion to London for the first time and get separated
Sat 05 May 18 16:00 The Guinea Pig 1948. Drama. Director: Roy Boulting. Stars Richard Attenborough, Bernard Miles & Sheila Sim. Set after WW2. Jack Read, a Cockney boy, becomes a guinea pig in an educational experiment.
Sat 05 May 18 18:00 The League of Gentlemen 1960. Crime Drama. Director: Basil Dearden. Stars Jack Hawkins, Richard Attenborough, Nigel Patrick & Roger Livesey. Ex-army men are recruited for a bank robbery plan that requires military precision.
Sat 05 May 18 20:15 The 39 Steps 1978. Crime. Director: Don Sharp. Stars Robert Powell, Karen Dotrice, David Warner, John Mills & Timothy West. An engineer attempts to prevent Prussian agents from executing a political assassination.
Sat 05 May 18 22:20 Silkwood 1983. Drama. Directed by Mike Nichols. Stars Meryl Streep, Cher, Kurt Russell & Craig T Nelson. A worker at a plutonium plant is contaminated to prevent her from exposing worker safety violations. (Subtitles)
Sat 05 May 18 0:55 Silver Dream Racer 1980. Drama. Director: David Wickes. Stars David Essex, Beau Bridges, Harry H Corbett & Diane Keen. A motorcycle enthusiast inherits the prototype for an incredibly fast bike, designed by his brother.
Sat 05 May 18 3:05 Hoffman 1970. Drama. Director: Alvin Rakoff. Stars Peter Sellers, Sinead Cusack, Jeremy Bulloch, Ruth Dunning & David Lodge. A businessman blackmails his secretary to spend a romantic holiday with him.
Sat 05 May 18 5:20 Today and Everyday 1948. Factual. Directed by Cecil H Williamson, produced by E J Fancey and narrated by Frank Phillips. A rare short informative film with some superb vintage footage of locomotives.
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Sun 06 May 18 6:00 BFI: A Message From Mars 1913. Sci-Fi. Directed by J. Wallett Waller. The first silent British sci-fi feature (with new score). A Martian visits earth to cure a selfish man (similar to 'A Christmas Carol') on Christmas Eve.
Sun 06 May 18 7:15 Hawkeye & the Last of the Mohicans The Servant. 1957. Directed by Sam Newfield. Stars John Hart, Lon Chaney Jr & Leonard Ontkean. Hawkeye and Chingachgook find a young Irish girl, Bridget, alone in the woods.
Sun 06 May 18 7:45 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 06 May 18 9:35 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
Sun 06 May 18 10:00 The Big Valley Last Train to the Fair. 1966. Stars Barbara Stanwyck, Richard Long, Peter Breck & Lee Majors. On the railroad, Audra is stricken with appendicitis and the only doctor onboard is being hunted (S1, E30)
Sun 06 May 18 11:00 A Family At War 1971. I Wanted to be with You. Creator: John Finch. Stars Colin Douglas & Shelagh Fraser. The whole family gathers for Phillip's Birthday. Freda's boyfriend is introduced for the first time. (S2, E18)
Sun 06 May 18 12:00 Just My Luck 1957. Comedy. Director: John Paddy Carstairs. Stars Norman Wisdom, Jill Dixon, Leslie Phillips & Margaret Rutherford. Norman places a bet on the races so he can afford a diamond pendant.
Sun 06 May 18 13:40 Albert R.N. 1953. Directed by Lewis Gilbert. Starring Jack Warner, Robert Beatty and Anthony Steel. With the help of a life-like dummy, Allied forces are escaping a POW camp. Based on a true story.
Sun 06 May 18 15:25 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.
Sun 06 May 18 18:00 Notorious (1946) 1946. Drama. Directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Stars Cary Grant, Ingrid Bergman & Claude Rains. A woman is asked to spy on a group of Nazi friends in South America, but how far will she have to go?
Sun 06 May 18 20:00 A Family At War This Year, Next Year. 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, E9)
Sun 06 May 18 21:00 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre Clue of the twisted Candle. 1960. Directed by Allan Davis. Stars Bernard Lee, David Knight & Francis de Wolff. Meredith investigates a man in fear of his life and a young shooter.
Sun 06 May 18 22:10 The Last Valley 1971. Drama. Directed by James Clavell. Stars Michael Caine, Omar Sharif & Nigel Davenport. A mercenary & a teacher, each fleeing the religious war in Germany, find a valley untouched by the war.
Sun 06 May 18 0:40 Best Pair Of Legs In The Business 1974. Comedy. Director: Christopher Hodson. Stars Reg Varney, Diana Coupland, Lee Montague & Jean Harvey. A middle-aged compere and drag artiste is low on talent but high on ambition.
Sun 06 May 18 2:40 Lease of Life 1954. Drama. Director: Charles Frend. Stars Robert Donat, Kay Walsh, Adrienne Corri & Denholm Elliott. The vicar of a small village reconsiders his life after hearing he has limited time left.
Sun 06 May 18 4:30 Two on the Tiles 1951. Comedy. Director: John Guillermin. Stars Herbert Lom, Hugh McDermott & Brenda Bruce. A husband and wife are blackmailed by the butler on evidence of nights out until they combine to prevent him.

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TPTV Schedule May 7th to 13th 2018

DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Mon 07 May 18 6:00 American Legion 1937 – Glimpses Made by former newsreel cameraman, Eugene W. Castle, in 1937. We follow the parade of legionnaires from all states as they parade down fifth avenue in New York and then to Times Square by night.
Mon 07 May 18 6:15 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.
Mon 07 May 18 8:15 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.
Mon 07 May 18 10:00 Who Goes Next 1938. War. Director: Maurice Elvey. Stars Barry K. Barnes, Sophie Stewart & Jack Hawkins. During the First World War, a number of captured British officers attempt to escape a prisoner-of-war camp.
Mon 07 May 18 11:45 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.
Mon 07 May 18 12:00 The Big Trail 1930. Western. Director: Raoul Walsh. Stars John Wayne, Marguerite Churchill & Tyrone Power Sr. Breck Coleman agrees to lead & protect pioneers trying to make their way on the treacherous Oregon Trail
Mon 07 May 18 14:25 Riddle Of The Sands 1978. Adventure. Director: Tony Maylam. Stars Michael York, Jenny Agutter & Simon MacCorkindale. Set in 1901, a pair of British yachtsmen discover a German plot to invade England.
Mon 07 May 18 16:30 The Detectives Song Of A Guilty Heart. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West
Mon 07 May 18 17:30 Honey West 1965. Pop Goes The Easel. Classic crime series produced by Aaron Spelling and starring Anne Francis. A famous artist causes problems for Honey and Sam.
Mon 07 May 18 18:00 Birmingham & The Road Patrol Bikes 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.
Mon 07 May 18 18:15 The Night Has Eyes 1942. Thriller. Director: Leslie Arliss. Stars James Mason, Wilfrid Lawson, Joyce Howard & Mary Clare. Two school teachers take refuge in an isolated house in the Yorkshire Moors when a storm breaks.
Mon 07 May 18 19:50 Development of The English… … Railways. 1936. We learn of the beginnings of the English Railways and how they were devised in the 1800's to service the collieries. In 1846, £66 million was invested into the development of the system starting the Railway map of England.
Mon 07 May 18 20:00 Gideon's Way The Millionaire’s Daughter. Stars John Gregson Alexander Davion and Daphne Anderson. A well-known criminal has started a romance with the daughter of a rich couple and Gideon is suspicious
Mon 07 May 18 21:00 KOTCH 1971. Comedy, Drama. Directed by Jack Lemmon. Stars Walter Matthau, Jack Lemmon & Deborah Winters. To avoid settling in a nursing home, a retired salesman, is obliged to leave his son's family.
Mon 07 May 18 23:15 The Spiral Staircase 1945. Drama. Directed by Robert Siodmak. Stars Dorothy Maguire, Rhonda Fleming, Ethel Barrymore & George Brent. A young mute woman is frightened by a maniac who is killing off people with disabilities
Mon 07 May 18 1:00 Thunderstorm 1956. Drama. Director: John Guillermin. Stars Linda Christian, Carlos Thompson & Charles Korvin. Controversy stirs in a village when a Lady is rescued at sea and the men begin vying for her affections
Mon 07 May 18 2:45 Our Relations 1936. Comedy. Director Harry Lachman. Stars Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, James Finlayson and Daphne Pollard. Stan and Ollie's long-lost twins are in town. All four get involved with mistaken identity.
Mon 07 May 18 4:20 Glimpses: When Motorways Were Fun Early footage of the M1.
Mon 07 May 18 4:25 Mystery at Monstein 1954. Thriller. Director: Joe Mendoza. Stars Peter Illing. A ski champion uncle tries to kill his nephew in order to gain his inheritance in this British crime mystery short film.
Mon 07 May 18 5:00 The Detectives Song Of A Guilty Heart. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Tue 08 May 18 6:00 Jack London 1943. Adventure. Directed by Alfred Santell. Stars Michael O'Shea, Susan Hayward and Virginia Mayo. Biopic of the thrill-seeking writer and his travels in the late 19th and early 20th Century. (Subtitles)
Tue 08 May 18 8:00 Serena 1962. Drama. Directed by Peter Maxwell. Starring Patrick Holt, Emrys Jones & Honor Blackman. An inspector strives to solve the mystery of an artist's dead wife. The artist becomes the main suspect.
Tue 08 May 18 9:15 The Case of Charles Peace 1949. Drama. Made at Merton Park Studios, based on a true story, directed by Norman Lee. The film recounts the exploits through the trial of Charles Peace. Starring Michael Martin-Harvey.
Tue 08 May 18 11:00 Calling Paul Temple 1948. Crime Drama starring John Bentley & Dinah Sheridan. Scotland Yard is unable to unravel the 'Rex' murders and cannot manage without the help of Paul Temple and his sidekick 'Steve'.
Tue 08 May 18 12:50 Swiss Miss 1938. Comedy. Director: John G. Blystone. Stars Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Eric Blore and Grete Natzler. Stan & Ollie are mousetrap salesmen hoping to strike it rich in Switzerland.
Tue 08 May 18 14:25 One Million Years BC 1966. Action. Diretced by Don Chaffey and stars Raquel Welch, John Richardson and Percy Herbert. Prehistoric man, Tumak, fights for the affections of Loana.
Tue 08 May 18 16:30 The Detectives Escort. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West
Tue 08 May 18 17:30 Honey West 1965. Little Green Robin Hood. Classic crime series produced by Aaron Spelling and starring Anne Francis. Honey and Sam investigate a burglar who is working the rich part of town.
Tue 08 May 18 18:00 The Three of Us Short Children's film made in 1974 on the perils of playing outdoors and how to look after your brand new Chopper. Stars Dorian Healy, Craig McFarlane & Earl Rhodes.
Tue 08 May 18 18:15 Time Lock 1957. Adventure. Director: Gerald Thomas. Stars Robert Beatty, Betty McDowall & Vincent Winter. It's a race against time to save six-year old, Stephen, after he locks himself in a time locked vault.
Tue 08 May 18 19:45 Lancashire, Home of Industry 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
Tue 08 May 18 20:00 Gideon's Way Morna. Stars John Gregson Alexander Davion and Daphne Anderson. After a beautiful blonde is found murdered her story is unraveled in flashbacks about her relationship to her posh school friends
Tue 08 May 18 21:00 What Ever Happened To Aunt Alice 1969. Drama. Directed by Lee H. Katzin. Stars Ruth Gordon, Geraldine Page & Robert Fuller. Alice applies for the job of housekeeper in order to find out what happened to a missing widowed friend.
Tue 08 May 18 23:00 Value For Money 1955. Romcom. Director: Ken Annakin. Stars John Gregson, Diana Dors, Joan Hickson & Susan Stephen. Chayley falls for a nightclub performer after inheriting a large sum of money from his father.
Tue 08 May 18 0:45 The Ghost & Mrs Muir 1947. Comedy. Directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz. Starring Rex Harrison, Gene Tierney and George Sanders. Mrs Muir discovers that her holiday cottage is haunted by a previous owner.
Tue 08 May 18 2:45 The Wedding Night 1935. Drama. Director: King Vidor. Stars Gary Cooper, Anna Sten, Ralph Bellamy & Walter Brennan. Writer Tony experiences a creative slump, then he meets his beautiful neighbour who becomes his muse.
Tue 08 May 18 4:25 Laughing Gravy 1930. Comedy. Directed by James W Horne. Stars Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy & Charlie Hall. On a snowy winter's night, Laurel & Hardy try to keep their pet dog 'Laughing Gravy' hidden from their landlord
Tue 08 May 18 5:00 The Detectives Escort. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West
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Wed 09 May 18 6:00 The Case of the Mukkinese… …Battle-Horn. 1956. Comedy. Stars Peter Sellers, Spike Milligan & Dick Emery. Detectives from Scotland Yard are assigned to look into the disappearance of the Mukkinese Battle-Horn.
Wed 09 May 18 6:30 Danny Boy 1941. Drama. A successful singer in America returns to Britain during the Blitz to find her ex-husband and son have fallen on hard times. Starring David Farrar and Ann Todd.
Wed 09 May 18 8:10 Faces in the Dark 1960. Drama. Directed by David Eady. Starring John Gregson, Mai Zetterling & John Ireland. Richard, a factory owner, becomes blind during an experiment on the very day his wife wants a divorce. (Subtitles)
Wed 09 May 18 9:55 Passport To Treason 1956. Crime drama directed by Robert S. Baker and starring Rod Cameron and Lois Maxwell. Clifford, an American private eye, stationed in London for the sake of a murdered friend, takes over a case.
Wed 09 May 18 11:35 Fire Maidens From Outerspace 1956. Sci-Fi comedy. Spacemen land on the 13th Moon of Jupiter and find man-hungry space girls waiting for them. Stars: Harry Fowler, Paul Carpenter & Sydney Tafler.
Wed 09 May 18 13:10 Our Relations 1936. Comedy. Director Harry Lachman. Stars Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, James Finlayson and Daphne Pollard. Stan and Ollie's long-lost twins are in town. All four get involved with mistaken identity.
Wed 09 May 18 14:40 Value For Money 1955. Romcom. Director: Ken Annakin. Stars John Gregson, Diana Dors, Joan Hickson & Susan Stephen. Chayley falls for a nightclub performer after inheriting a large sum of money from his father.
Wed 09 May 18 16:25 A Day Out In London In The 50s Glimpses: Amateur footage of well-known London landmarks; Eros, Trafalgar Square and outside Buckingham Palace.
Wed 09 May 18 16:30 The Detectives Queen Of Craven Point. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West
Wed 09 May 18 17:30 Honey West 1965. Just The Bear Facts Ma'am. Crime Series produced by Aaron Spelling. Starring Anne Francis. Honey investigates the death of a stunt woman
Wed 09 May 18 18:00 A Place Of One's Own 1945. Drama. Director: Bernard Knowles. Stars Margaret Lockwood, James Mason & Barbara Mullen. After an elderly couple move into an old house, they are joined by a young girl who becomes possessed.
Wed 09 May 18 19:50 American Legion 1937 – Glimpses Made by former newsreel cameraman, Eugene W. Castle, in 1937. We follow the parade of legionnaires from all states as they parade down fifth avenue in New York and then to Times Square by night.
Wed 09 May 18 20:00 A Family At War This Year, Next Year. 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, E9)
Wed 09 May 18 21:00 What A Crazy World 1963. Musical. Directed by Michael Carreras. Stars Joe Brown, Susan Maughan, Harry H Corbett and Marty Wilde. An East End lad, Alf Hitchens, dreams of hitting the big time in the music business.
Wed 09 May 18 22:45 Serious Charge 1959. Drama. A new vicar (Anthony Quayle) falls foul of frustrated Hester (Sarah Churchill) as she backs up a false claim made by Larry (Andrew Ray) against the vicar. Cliff Richard sings Living Doll.
Wed 09 May 18 0:45 Truth About Women 1957. Comedy. Director: Muriel Box. Stars Laurence Harvey, Diane Cilento, Julie Harris, Eva Gabor & Mai Zetterling. A father-in-law offers reassurance by recounting past relationships.
Wed 09 May 18 2:45 Pearl of the South Pacific 1955. Adventure. Two beachcombers with a yacht join Rita, a woman with a past, to find black pearls on a secret island. Starring Virginia Mayo and Dennis Morgan.
Wed 09 May 18 4:30 Rendezvous Markheim. 1959. A mardi gras party sets the stage for mystery and intrigue in this episode based around Robert Louis Stevenson's short story..
Wed 09 May 18 5:00 The Detectives Queen Of Craven Point. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West
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Thu 10 May 18 6:00 Courageous Mr. Penn 1942. Drama. Director: Lance Comfort. Stars Clifford Evans, Deborah Kerr & Dennis Arundell. Mr. Penn's deeds are told in this portrait of the founder of both the Quakers and the Pennsylvania Colony.
Thu 10 May 18 7:35 Dead Man's Evidence 1963. Crime drama directed by Francis Searle and starring Conrad Phillips and Jane Griffiths. Phillips stars as a British secret agent investigating the discovery of a dead, washed up frogman.
Thu 10 May 18 8:55 Musical Masquerade 1946. Musical. A Lost British short detailing where a composer's inspiration comes from and The London Symphony Orchestra.
Thu 10 May 18 9:40 Flannelfoot 1953. Crime drama directed by Maclean Rodgers and starring Ronald Howard and Mary Germaine. Crime news hack Mitchell is out to discover the identity of the notorious jewel thief 'Flannelfoot'.
Thu 10 May 18 11:05 Stock Car 1955. Drama. After the death of her father while motor racing, the daughter (Rona Anderson) is dissuaded from selling his garage by fellow racer Larry (Paul Carpenter) who helps her run the garage
Thu 10 May 18 12:25 Recoil 1953. Directed by John Gilling. Filmed at Alliance Studios, Twickenham. Stars Elizabeth Sellars, Kieron Moore. A jeweller's daughter seeks revenge on a gang that robbed and killed her father.
Thu 10 May 18 13:55 The Bohemian Girl 1936. Comedy. Director: James W Horne & Charley Rogers. Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Thelma Todd, James Finlayson & Mae Busch. Stan & Ollie are left to raise a child, not knowing she belongs to a count.
Thu 10 May 18 15:25 Vacant Possession 1966. Directed by Peter Moffat and starring Brian Murphy, Daphne Heard and Richard Gale. An estate agent arrnages to meet a couple for a viewing at a flat. Formerly 'lost' short.
Thu 10 May 18 16:25 Glimpses: Festival of Britain 1951 The Festival opened on 3rd May 1951 and in this footage we see The South Bank exhibition, The Sea and Ships pavilion, the Transport building and much more.
Thu 10 May 18 16:30 The Detectives Act Of God. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West
Thu 10 May 18 17:30 Honey West 1965. There's a Long, Long Fuse a'burning. Crime series produced by Aaron Spelling. Starring Anne Francis. Honey tries to help a framed convict.
Thu 10 May 18 18:00 Make Mine Mink 1960. Comedy. Director: Robert Asher. Stars Terry-Thomas, Billie Whitelaw, Athene Seyler & Hattie Jacques. Boarding house residents find new excitement in life by stealing mink coats.
Thu 10 May 18 20:00 Gideon's Way Boy With Gun. Stars John Gregson Alexander Davion and Daphne Anderson. A boy shoots a punk that threatened him with a knife and runs away joined by a young escapee.
Thu 10 May 18 21:00 Hombre 1967. Western. Director: Martin Ritt. Stars Paul Newman, Richard Boone, Fredric March & Diane Cilento. People are not so welcoming when John returns to his Arizona home town to collect his inheritance
Thu 10 May 18 23:15 The Night Has Eyes 1942. Thriller. Director: Leslie Arliss. Stars James Mason, Wilfrid Lawson, Joyce Howard & Mary Clare. Two school teachers take refuge in an isolated house in the Yorkshire Moors when a storm breaks.
Thu 10 May 18 0:50 Up River 1979. Drama. Murder, violence and greed haunt a young man's dream of forming a life from the untamed wilds of British Columbia at the turn of the century.
Thu 10 May 18 2:35 I Am A Camera 1955. Drama. Director: Henry Cornelius. Stars Julie Harris, Laurence Harvey, Anton Diffring & Shelley Winters. An unusual friendship begins when an aspiring novelist, meets a cabaret entertainer.
Thu 10 May 18 4:35 Glimpses: Sweden In the Late 1940s Filmed in the late 40s. An insightful documentary on Sweden and its freight and industries.
Thu 10 May 18 5:00 The Detectives Act Of God. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West
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Fri 11 May 18 6:00 Variety Jubilee 1943. Musical. Kit (Ellis Irving) and Joe Swann (Reginald Purdell) are variety stars. Kits' son is killed in the First World War but the grandson revives the music hall and joins the RAF musical.
Fri 11 May 18 7:50 Glimpses – Sheep Dog 1939. Directed by Francis Searle and Narrated by Neal Arden. Insightful documentary short set in the Welsh mountains. The tale of Tom Jones and his sheep dogs and their daily routine.
Fri 11 May 18 8:10 Girl In the Picture 1957. Drama. Directed by Don Chaffey. Starring Donald Houston, Patrick Holt and Junia Crawford. George Keefe's policeman brother was murdered four years ago and the killer is still on the loose.
Fri 11 May 18 9:25 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.
Fri 11 May 18 10:50 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.
Fri 11 May 18 12:15 Glad Tidings 1953. Drama. Colonel's adult children object to him marrying an American widow. Starring Barbara Kelly and Raymond Huntley.
Fri 11 May 18 13:35 A Chump At Oxford 1940. Comedy. Director: Alfred J. Goulding. Stars Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, James Finlayson & Peter Cushing. A bank pays for Stan & Ollie's education at Oxford after they catch a bank robber.
Fri 11 May 18 14:50 Svengali 1954. Drama. Pretty young Trilby (Hildegard Neff) falls under the spell of Svengali, the evil hypnotist. Starring Donald Wolfit, Jeremy Brett and Harry Secombe.
Fri 11 May 18 16:30 The Detectives Point Of No Return. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West
Fri 11 May 18 17:30 Honey West 1965. An Eerie, Airy, Thing. Crime series produced by Aaron Spelling. Starring Anne Francis. A distraught man wants to see his wife before he commits suicide.
Fri 11 May 18 18:00 Thunderstorm 1956. Drama. Director: John Guillermin. Stars Linda Christian, Carlos Thompson & Charles Korvin. Controversy stirs in a village when a Lady is rescued at sea and the men begin vying for her affections
Fri 11 May 18 19:45 Birmingham & The Road Patrol Bikes 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.
Fri 11 May 18 20:00 Gideon's Way The Reluctant Witness. Stars John Gregson Alexander Davion and Daphne Anderson. Some neighborhood thugs who run a stolen car ring beat a man to death. A timid shop girl is the only witness.
Fri 11 May 18 21:00 Silkwood 1983. Drama. Directed by Mike Nichols. Stars Meryl Streep, Cher, Kurt Russell & Craig T Nelson. A worker at a plutonium plant is contaminated to prevent her from exposing worker safety violations. (Subtitles)
Fri 11 May 18 23:35 The Last Valley 1971. Drama. Directed by James Clavell. Stars Michael Caine, Omar Sharif & Nigel Davenport. A mercenary & a teacher, each fleeing the religious war in Germany, find a valley untouched by the war.
Fri 11 May 18 2:05 The Sunshine Sweethearts: Glimpses 50s Bikini Girls! Meet Josephine & Louise, Angela & June and Hazel & Marjorie, the 50s Bikini girls!
Fri 11 May 18 2:10 The Frightened Man 1952. Crime Drama. Directed by John Gilling. Starring Dermot Walsh, Barbara Murray & Thora Hird. Julius (Walsh) is sent down from Oxford to join a gang of jewel thieves who plan a foolhardy raid.
Fri 11 May 18 3:35 The Six Men 1951. Drama. Directed by Michael Law. A story tracing the activities of a gang of crooks whose long run of successful coups has the police in a panic. Starring Harold Warrender & Olga Edwardes.
Fri 11 May 18 5:00 The Detectives Point Of No Return. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West
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Sat 12 May 18 6:00 W.C Fields A quick look at W.C Fields' career.
Sat 12 May 18 6:05 BFI: Black Diamonds 1932. Drama. Director: Charles Hanmer. Stars Beckett Bould & Jennie Stevens. The tale of brassy Yorkshireman John Morgan's quest to convince an MP to finance a film about pit life.
Sat 12 May 18 7:10 Hawkeye & the Last of the Mohicans The Search. 1957. Directed by Sam Newfield. Stars John Hart, Lon Chaney Jr & Larry Solway. Hawkeye and Chingachkook rescue an elderly woman from kidnappers.
Sat 12 May 18 7:40 Live It Up 1963. Featuring music from the likes of Kenny Ball, Gene Vincent and Heinz. A pop film classic from the golden era. Dave (David Hemmings) and his mates are GPO riders who dream of becoming stars.
Sat 12 May 18 9:05 Remembering Sam Kydd Remembering the great British actor who appeared in over 240 films and countless TV appearances as we discuss his life and career with his son, Jonathan Kydd.
Sat 12 May 18 10:00 The Big Valley The Lost Treasure. 1966. Directed by Arthur H. Nadel. Stars Barbara Stanwyck, Richard Long, Peter Breck & Lee Majors. Heath is shaken when a man claims he is his long lost father. (S2, E1)
Sat 12 May 18 11:00 A Family At War 1971. A Separate Peace. Created by John Finch. Stars Colin Douglas & Shelagh Fraser. The Ashton family are all called home. (S2, E19)
Sat 12 May 18 12:00 Time Lock 1957. Adventure. Director: Gerald Thomas. Stars Robert Beatty, Betty McDowall & Vincent Winter. It's a race against time to save six-year old, Stephen, after he locks himself in a time locked vault.
Sat 12 May 18 13:30 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.
Sat 12 May 18 16:05 The Spiral Staircase 1945. Drama. Directed by Robert Siodmak. Stars Dorothy Maguire, Rhonda Fleming, Ethel Barrymore & George Brent. A young mute woman is frightened by a maniac who is killing off people with disabilities
Sat 12 May 18 17:50 A Ramble Around London – Glimpses Remarkable footage of London in the late 1940s and early 1950s – all the famous land marks with great views of the cars and fashions of the time
Sat 12 May 18 18:00 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 12 May 18 20:05 Block-Heads 1938. Comedy. Director: John G Blystone. Stars Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, James Finlayson, Patricia Ellis & Billy Gilbert. Unaware that the Great War has ended, Stan remains at his post for 20 years.
Sat 12 May 18 21:15 The Killing Of Sister George 1968. Drama. Directed by Robert Aldrich. Stars Beryl Reid, Susannah York, Coral Browne, Patricia Medina & Ronald Fraser. An aging actress faces the loss of her popular television role.
Sat 12 May 18 23:30 The Ghost & Mrs Muir 1947. Comedy. Directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz. Starring Rex Harrison, Gene Tierney and George Sanders. Mrs Muir discovers that her holiday cottage is haunted by a previous owner.
Sat 12 May 18 1:30 A Nightingale Sang In… … Berkeley Square. 1979. Drama. Released from prison, Pinky (Richard Jordan) vows to go straight, but after taking a maintenance job, he attracts a lot of attention. Starring David Niven
Sat 12 May 18 3:35 Stars on Parade 1936. Musical. This 1936 Musical film shows a rare chance to see some of the greatest acts from the Music Hall Years. Starring Sam Barton, Mabel Constanduros, Horace Goldin and many more.
Sat 12 May 18 4:50 Saps At Sea 1940. Comedy. Director: Gordon Douglas. Stars Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, James Finlayson, Richard Cramer & Ben Turpin. Oliver suffers a nervous breakdown as a result of working in a horn factory
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Sun 13 May 18 6:00 BFI: Elizabethan Express 1954. Factual. Directed by Tony Thompson. An account of the first journey by the new Elizabethan Express service from London to Edinburgh. The world's longest non-stop daily to average 60 mph.
Sun 13 May 18 6:25 BFI: Hide and Seek 1972. Universal. CFF with Gary Kemp, Roy Dotrice and Robin Askwith. A young boy runs away from an approved school to convince his dad to go to Canada with him, only to find his dad has other ideas.
Sun 13 May 18 7:40 Hawkeye & the Last of the Mohicans Snake Tattoo. 1957. Directed by Sam Newfield. Stars John Hart, Lon Chaney Jr & Daryl Masters. Hawkeye and Chingachcook set out to help a young Native American.
Sun 13 May 18 8:10 Way Out West 1937. Comedy. Director: James W Horne. Stars Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy & James Finlayson and Rosina Lawrence. A prospector enlists Stan and Ollie to deliver the deed to a goldmine.
Sun 13 May 18 9:30 BFI: Amelia and the Angel 1958. Fantasy. Directed by Ken Russell. A little girl gets her wings in this famous director's first film.
Sun 13 May 18 10:00 The Big Valley Legend of a General Part I. 1966. Directed by Virgil W Vogel. Stars Barbara Stanwyck, Richard Long, Peter Breck & Lee Majors. Heath aids a Mexican General. (S2, E2)
Sun 13 May 18 11:00 Saps At Sea 1940. Comedy. Director: Gordon Douglas. Stars Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, James Finlayson, Richard Cramer & Ben Turpin. Oliver suffers a nervous breakdown as a result of working in a horn factory
Sun 13 May 18 12:10 Make Mine Mink 1960. Comedy. Director: Robert Asher. Stars Terry-Thomas, Billie Whitelaw, Athene Seyler & Hattie Jacques. Boarding house residents find new excitement in life by stealing mink coats.
Sun 13 May 18 14:10 Riddle Of The Sands 1978. Adventure. Director: Tony Maylam. Stars Michael York, Jenny Agutter & Simon MacCorkindale. Set in 1901, a pair of British yachtsmen discover a German plot to invade England.
Sun 13 May 18 16:15 Hombre 1967. Western. Director: Martin Ritt. Stars Paul Newman, Richard Boone, Fredric March & Diane Cilento. People are not so welcoming when John returns to his Arizona home town to collect his inheritance
Sun 13 May 18 18:30 Patricia Dainton Presents… House in Marsh Road. Exclusive interviews with Patricia Dainton who discusses her time on this film and her career in general. (S1, E7)
Sun 13 May 18 18:35 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.
Sun 13 May 18 20:00 A Family At War The Fundamental Things Apply. 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, E10)
Sun 13 May 18 21:00 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre Marriage Of Convenience. 1960. Directed by Clive Donner. Stars John Cairney, Harry H. Corbett & Moira Redmond. A Man finds connections between his girlfriend & the Detective who arrested him
Sun 13 May 18 22:10 Nowhere to Run 1978. Drama. Directed by Richard Lang. Stars David Janssen, Stefanie Powers, Linda Evans & Allen Garfield. Harry patiently executes a 15-year plan to accumulate enough wealth to start a new life.
Sun 13 May 18 0:40 One Million Years BC 1966. Action. Directed by Don Chaffey and stars Raquel Welch, John Richardson and Percy Herbert. Prehistoric man, Tumak, fights for the affections of Loana.
Sun 13 May 18 2:40 Viva Zapata 1952. Drama. Directed by Elia Kazan. Starring Marlon Brando, Jean Peters, Anthony Quinn. The story of Emiliano Zapata, who led a rebellion against oppressive dictator Porfirio Diaz.
Sun 13 May 18 4:55 Who Killed Harvey Forbes? 1932. Adventure. Stars Gene Morgan, Doris Hill, Glenn Tryon. An airliner makes a forced landing at night in the desert and the passengers take refuge in a nearby deserted house.