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DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Mon 04 Sep 17 06:00 Love At Sea 1936. Comedy. Stars Rosalyn Boulter & Carl Harbord. A couple plan to meet on a cruise but, unsure of themselves, send substitutes.
Mon 04 Sep 17 07:20 Stagecoach West The Root of Evil. Western with Wayne Rogers & Robert Bray, who run a stagecoach line in the Old West where they come across a wide variety of killers, robbers and ladies in distress. (S1, E21)
Mon 04 Sep 17 08:20 Texas Square Dance – Glimpses 1954 its Charles Norman and His Texas Cowboys – The Hill-Billy Salooners, performing Square Dance and two more numbers.
Mon 04 Sep 17 08:35 Make Me an Offer 1954. Comedy. Directed by Cyril Frankel. Starring Peter Finch. The story of Charlie, who as a boy fell in love with a Portland Vase on a trip to a museum, pursues his dream as an antiques dealer.
Mon 04 Sep 17 10:20 Malta 1955 – Glimpses Amateur footage of Malta in 1955. A trip round the harbour, the ships and the vehicles.
Mon 04 Sep 17 10:25 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
Mon 04 Sep 17 12:00 Cycling Proficiency in the late 50s Amateur footage of an original cycling proficiency test taken by all ages in the late 1950s
Mon 04 Sep 17 12:05 Blind Date 1959. Thriller. Directed by Joseph Losey. Starring Hardy Krüger & Micheline Presle. The Mistress of a struggling artist is killed and inspector Morgan (Stanley Baker) investigates a complex case.
Mon 04 Sep 17 13:55 Sports Day in the 50s – Glimpses Amateur footage of a traditional sports day in the 1950s.
Mon 04 Sep 17 14:00 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.
Mon 04 Sep 17 15:15 Treetop Daredevils – Glimpses From the 1940s. A documentary on the amazing techniques used by loggers to fell trees and the lumberjacks who risk life and limb to get wood to the Sawmill.
Mon 04 Sep 17 15:25 Scotland Yard 1956. The Case of the River Morgue. Directed by Montgomery Tully. Starring Hugh Moxey, Gorgon Needham and Jane Welsh.The police are summoned when a dead body is stolen from. (S1, E16)
Mon 04 Sep 17 16:00 Lake District in 1955 – Glimpses Beautiful Amateur colour footage of Lake Windermere and the surrounding areas in 1955.
Mon 04 Sep 17 16:05 You’re Only Young Twice 1952. Comedy. Stars Duncan Macrae, Joseph Tomelty, Charles Hawtrey, Ronnie Corbett & Patrick Barr. A new Lord Rector arrives at Skerryvore University, but turns out to be a very attractive young woman
Mon 04 Sep 17 17:45 Glimpses: 4 & 20 Fit Girls 1940. Directed by Mary Field. Flock to your local keep fit class – there’s a war on and Britain needs its citizens in tip-top shape.
Mon 04 Sep 17 18:00 Freewheelers 1972. The Mine. Starring Ray Armstrong, Wanda Moore and Adrian Wright. Mike and Eva get to saw logs. Colin chases Helga but runs out of fuel. (S7, E10)
Mon 04 Sep 17 18:30 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.
Mon 04 Sep 17 20:20 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.
Mon 04 Sep 17 21:25 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 04 Sep 17 22:00 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.
Mon 04 Sep 17 23:45 Model Women Early 1930s lost short on the gossip among the ‘window models’ who come to life when no one’s watching them. Made by U.M &M TV crop the original company who brought Popeye to our screens.
Mon 04 Sep 17 00:00 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.
Mon 04 Sep 17 02:00 The Proud and the Damned 1972. Western. Directed by Ferde Grofé Jr. Starring Chuck Connors & Cesar Romero. A group of five Confederate mercenaries must choose sides carefully in a small village where they find a rebellion.
Mon 04 Sep 17 03:55 Who was Old Mother Riley? A short insight into the Great Arthur Lucan and his hilarious character of Old Mother Riley with his wife Kitty McShane
Mon 04 Sep 17 04:05 Old Mother Riley M.P. 1939. Washerwoman Riley (Arthur Lucan) has an argument with a powerful landlord and is persuaded by oppressed tenants to stand for parliament.
Mon 04 Sep 17 05:30 Tate The Bounty Hunter. 1960. Western. Stars David McLean. Robert Culp plays a bounty hunter who is seeking Tate for a murder that he didn’t commit. (S1, E3)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Tue 05 Sep 17 06:00 Lady Beware 1932. The Master of the manor leaves his estate to a mysterious 13th guest at a dinner party but the guest doesn’t turn up. Stars Ginger Rogers & Lyle Talbot.
Tue 05 Sep 17 07:25 Stagecoach West The Outcasts. Western with Wayne Rogers & Robert Bray, who run a stagecoach line in the Old West where they come across a wide variety of killers, robbers and ladies in distress. (S1, E22)
Tue 05 Sep 17 08:25 A Woman Alone 1936. Drama. Director: Eugene Frenke. Stars Anna Sten, John Garrick, Henry Wilcoxon and Viola Keats. An officer becomes entangled in a love affair with a maid in this previously ‘lost’ British film.
Tue 05 Sep 17 10:00 The Intelligence Men 1965. Comedy. Director: Robert Asher. Stars Eric Morecambe, Ernie Wise, William Franklyn & April Olrich. A humble coffee shop manager is forced into the world of spies in swinging London.
Tue 05 Sep 17 12:00 Man In The Moon 1960. Comedy. Directed by Basil Dearden and starring Kenneth More, Shirley Anne Field and Michael Hordern. Scientists are looking for the perfect man to send to the moon.
Tue 05 Sep 17 14:00 Night Of The Prowler 1962. Crime Drama. Directed by Francis Searle. When the director of a successful racing company is shot dead, the other directors wonder who is next. Starring Bill Nagy & Patrick Holt.
Tue 05 Sep 17 15:15 Tale of a Dog 1950s. Adventure. The tale of a sheep dog. Created by Robert Hill.
Tue 05 Sep 17 15:25 Scotland Yard 1956. Destination Death. Director: Montgomery Tully. Stars Russel 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 05 Sep 17 16:00 Desk Set 1957. Comedy. Director: Walter Lang. Stars Spencer Tracy, Katharine Hepburn & Gig Young. Bunny is stuck in a dead-end relationship. Her life is thrown into turmoil when a Computer expert enters it.
Tue 05 Sep 17 18:00 Pack Up Your Troubles 1932. Comedy. Directors: George Marshall & Raymond McCarey. Stars Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, James Finlayson & Don Dillaway. Stan and Ollie try to locate the orphaned child of their buddy, Eddie.
Tue 05 Sep 17 19:20 The Vengeance of Fu Manchu 1967. Horror. Directed by Jeremy Summers. Stars Christopher Lee as the evil Fu Manchu, who plots the death of his arch rival Inspector Smith of Scotland Yard.
Tue 05 Sep 17 21:10 Talkies:Robert Ross in Conversation with Rick Blackman (son of Christopher Beeny) Robert Ross & Rick Blackman discuss his father, his life and why he owns Terry-Thomas’ Waistcoat!
Tue 05 Sep 17 21:25 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 05 Sep 17 22:00 Capone Investment 1974. Thriller. Stars Glyn Owen, Peter Sallis, Isobel Black & John Thaw. A brutal murder triggers an investigation revealing that $4m of gangster, Al Capone’s, gains may be located in 1970s England
Tue 05 Sep 17 00:00 Target Earth 1954. Sci-Fi. Directed by Sherman A. Rose. Starring Richard Denning. A large city is ordered to be completely evacuated as an army of robots, believed to be from the planet Venus, attack it.
Tue 05 Sep 17 01:35 Glimpses: Dr Cyclops Castle Films Present glimpses of the film Dr. Cyclops. Directed by: Ernest B. Schoedsack Stars: Albert Dekker, Thomas Coley, Janice Logan.
Tue 05 Sep 17 01:45 Too Young To Love 1959. Directed by Muriel Box. Stars Jess Conrad, Pauline Hahn, Joan Miller & Austin Willis. Based on the play, Pickup Girl by Elsa Shelley. A story of a young girl’s lapse into sex delinquency.
Tue 05 Sep 17 03:25 Glimpses: Riot On Ice 1943. Excerpts from Abbott & Costello’s 1943 comedy feature, Hit the Ice.
Tue 05 Sep 17 03:35 Blood On The Sun 1945. Thriller directed by Frank Lloyd and starring James Cagney and Sylvia Sidney. A dedicated American reporter in 1930s Japan is determined to expose the government’s plan for world domination.
Tue 05 Sep 17 05:30 Tate The Mary Hardin Story. 1960. Western. Stars David McLean. When Tetlow (Mort Mills) tries to take her property Mary Hardin (Julie Adams) asks Tate for help. (S1, E4)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Wed 06 Sep 17 06:00 Glimpses: Weaving An early documentary on Loom Weaving following some of the early traditions by the American Pioneers and the craft of weaving.
Wed 06 Sep 17 06:15 Her First Affair 1932. Drama. Director: Allan Dwan. Stars Ida Lupino in her debut, George Curzon & Diana Napier. A story of a young girl who falls in love with a novelist & is cured by his wife falling for her fiancé
Wed 06 Sep 17 07:35 Stagecoach West The Remounts. Western with Wayne Rogers & Robert Bray, who run a stagecoach line in the Old West where they come across a wide variety of killers, robbers and ladies in distress. (S1, E23)
Wed 06 Sep 17 08:35 Lake District in 1955 – Glimpses Beautiful Amateur colour footage of Lake Windermere and the surrounding areas in 1955.
Wed 06 Sep 17 08:40 Port of Escape 1956. Crime drama directed by Anthony Young. Two men on the run hide out in a Thames boat and take the woman owner hostage. Starring Bill Kerr, Googie Withers and Joan Hickson.
Wed 06 Sep 17 10:15 Liverpool & Harrowgate in 1955 – Glimpses A glimpse of Liverpool and the surrounding areas. Take a trip down memory lane.
Wed 06 Sep 17 10:20 The Weapon 1956. Thriller. Directed by Val Guest. Stars Steve Cochran, Lizabeth Scott, Herbert Marshall & George Cole. In an old abandoned building, Erik finds a 10 year old murder weapon stuck to a brick.
Wed 06 Sep 17 12:00 Piccadilly Third Stop 1960. Drama. Directed by Wolf Rilla. Starring Terence Morgan, Yôko Tani & John Crawford. Morgan as a playboy petty thief looking for the big time & Crawford as a yank in London and bad tempered crook.
Wed 06 Sep 17 13:45 BFI: The District Nurse 1942. Factual. Directed John Page. The diary of a typical working day and the non-stop work of a wartime district nurse.
Wed 06 Sep 17 14:00 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.
Wed 06 Sep 17 15:20 Gretna Green & South Scotland in 1955 Amateur footage of an organised tour through Gretna to Jedburgh in 1955.
Wed 06 Sep 17 15:25 Scotland Yard 1956. Person Unknown. Directed by Montgomery Tully. Starring Russel Napier, Edward Cast and Alan Robinson. A Polish spy changed places with a would-be assassin. (S1, E18)
Wed 06 Sep 17 16:00 We Joined The Navy 1962. Comedy. Director: Wendy Toye. Stars Kenneth More, Lloyd Nolan, Joan O’Brien & Mischa Auer. Lt Commander Badger, RN: has one besetting sin. The honesty to say the right thing at the wrong time!
Wed 06 Sep 17 18:00 A Family At War 1970. The End of the Beginning. Created by John Finch. Stars Colin Douglas & Shelagh Fraser. Changes to the family become apparent over Christmas as an old will is discovered. (S1, E13)
Wed 06 Sep 17 19:00 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
Wed 06 Sep 17 20:10 Sing As You Swing 1937. Musical. Directed by Redd Davis. Starring Evelyn Dall, Claude Dampier & Lu Ann Meredith. Top British radio stars perform in this musical revue.
Wed 06 Sep 17 21:15 Glimpses: Olympic Winter Thrills 1948 Short film showing exciting highlights of the races and pageantry at Switzerland’s 1948 Winter Olympics.
Wed 06 Sep 17 21:25 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 06 Sep 17 22:00 Millennium 1989. Sci-Fi. Director: Michael Anderson. Stars Kris Kristofferson, Cheryl Ladd, Daniel J Travanti and Robert Joy. Bill smith falls in love with a woman from the future on a mission to save humanity.
Wed 06 Sep 17 00:00 The Intelligence Men 1965. Comedy. Director: Robert Asher. Stars Eric Morecambe, Ernie Wise, William Franklyn & April Olrich. A humble coffee shop manager is forced into the world of spies in swinging London.
Wed 06 Sep 17 02:00 Liverpool & Harrowgate in 1955 – Glimpses A glimpse of Liverpool and the surrounding areas. Take a trip down memory lane.
Wed 06 Sep 17 02:05 Escape From DS3 1978. Prisoners of Detention Satellite 3 plan an impossible escape. Stars Cameron Mitchell Jnr & Bubba Smith.
Wed 06 Sep 17 03:45 Crater Lake Monster 1977. Sci-Fi. A mountain village resort is terrorised by a time-warped prehistoric monster. Stars Richard Cardella, Glenn Roberts & Mark Siegel
Wed 06 Sep 17 05:30 Tate Voices Of The Town. 1960. Western. Stars David McLean. The adventures of a one-armed gun fighter who lost his arm in the Civil War. (S1, E5)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Thu 07 Sep 17 06:00 Frontier Days 1934. Western. Director: Robert F. Hill. Stars Ada Ince Wheeler Oakman & Bill Cody as ‘The Pinto Kid’. A man is driven to extreme lengths for a valuable piece of property.
Thu 07 Sep 17 07:10 Stagecoach West House of Violence. Western with Wayne Rogers & Robert Bray, who run a stagecoach line in the Old West where they come across a wide variety of killers, robbers and ladies in distress. (S1, E24)
Thu 07 Sep 17 08:10 Glimpses: Butch & Billy & Their Bang Bang Western Plot – Sam Angel’s Plot 1961. Bronco Bob must save his sweetheart Sally and her aunt from greedy Sam Angel when they strike oil at their ranch in this Western adventure.
Thu 07 Sep 17 08:20 Keep It Clean 1956. Comedy. Stars Ronald Shiner, James Hayter & Joan Sims. To fund his brother-in-law’s miracle cleaner, Bert tries to get a latter day Mary Whitehouse to fund the project.
Thu 07 Sep 17 09:55 Glimpses: Screenagers! Early 1960s documentary into the spending habit of ‘screenagers’ and the cinema goers of the 60s. Brilliant footage of 50s and 60s cinemas and the ‘screenagers’ themselves.
Thu 07 Sep 17 10:10 The Iron Petticoat 1956. War. Director: Ralph Thomas. Stars Katharine Hepburn, Bob Hope, James Robertson Justice & Robert Helpmann. A female pilot lands a Russian aircraft on German soil after flying off in a rage.
Thu 07 Sep 17 12:00 Liz Fraser Every Day’s a Holiday. Liz Fraser discusses her character and gives special anecdotes and stories from her time in the film
Thu 07 Sep 17 12:05 Every Day’s A Holiday 1964. Musical starring John Leyton, Mike Sarne, Freddie & the Dreamers, Ron Moody, Liz Fraser, Nicholas Parsons and Danny La Rue. A group of high-spirited teens find friendship, love & music.
Thu 07 Sep 17 14:00 Gretna Green & Scotland – Glimpses Amateur footage of an organised tour through Gretna to Jedburgh in 1955.
Thu 07 Sep 17 14:05 Echo Of Diana 1963. Joan is distraught at the death of her husband in a plane crash but all is not what it seems. Stars: Vincent Ball & Betty McDowall.
Thu 07 Sep 17 15:20 Sports Day in the 50s – Glimpses Amateur footage of a traditional sports day in the 1950s.
Thu 07 Sep 17 15:25 Scotland Yard 1957. The Lonely House. Directed by Montgomery Tulle. Starring Russel Napier, Dorothy Bramhall and Bettina Dickson. A trap is laid for a couple running a murderous dating agency. (S1, E19)
Thu 07 Sep 17 16:00 Happy Go Lovely 1951. Musical Comedy. Directed by H. Bruce Humberstone. Stars David Niven, Vera-Ellen & Cesar Romero. Niven plays rich but stuffy B.G. Bruno who is head of a successful greetings card firm in Scotland
Thu 07 Sep 17 17:50 Glimpses: Scotland in 1958 A nostalgic look at Scotland in 1958 exploring one family’s milestones; a new house, a trip to Easterhouse, a christening for Janie with traditional ’50s party games and a visit to Kinrara
Thu 07 Sep 17 18:00 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.
Thu 07 Sep 17 19:20 Sailor Beware! 1956. Comedy. Director: Gordon Parry. Stars Gordon Jackson, Peggy Mount, Ronald Lewis & Shirley Eaton. A seaman gets cold feet about his wedding when his mother-in-law to be takes control.
Thu 07 Sep 17 21:00 BFI: Listen to Britain 1942. Factual. A depiction of life in wartime England during the Second World War. Director Humphrey Jennings visits many aspects of civilian life. Stars Leonard Brockington & Joseph Macleod
Thu 07 Sep 17 21:25 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 07 Sep 17 22:00 Lulu Belle 1948. Musical Drama. Lulu Belle (Dorothy Lamour), a small-time singer and voracious man-eater with a sordid past, sings in a cheap dive in Natchez, Mississippi, in the early 1900s.
Thu 07 Sep 17 23:45 Texas Square Dance – Glimpses 1954 its Charles Norman and His Texas Cowboys – The Hill-Billy Salooners, performing Square Dance and two more numbers.
Thu 07 Sep 17 00:00 Whirlpool 1959. Drama. Director: Lewis Allen. Stars Juliette Greco, Muriel Pavlow & Marius Goring. On the run from her murderous wartime partner in crime, Hermann, Lora hides on a small cargo boat.
Thu 07 Sep 17 01:50 Time Of His Life 1956. Comedy. A released prisoner (Richard Hearne) goes home to embarrass his social climbing daughter. Starring Richard Wattis.
Thu 07 Sep 17 03:15 Alien Factor 1978. A spaceship containing dangerous specimens crashes on earth near a small backwards town. Directed by Don Dohler, his first film.
Thu 07 Sep 17 04:50 Men Against the Sun 1952. Adventure. Stars John Bentley, Zena Marshall & Liam O’Leary. An engineer undertakes to oversee the building of a railway from Mombasa to Uganda. A Kenya- Britain coproduction, the first in fact.
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Fri 08 Sep 17 06:00 At Twelve Midnight 1934. Drama. Directed by Melville Delay. Stars Montague Love, Lucille Powers & Charles Hutchison. Ghostly goings-on at twelve midnight, showing one of Charles Hutchisons famous bike stunts.
Fri 08 Sep 17 07:15 Stagecoach West El Carnicero. Western with Wayne Rogers & Robert Bray, who run a stagecoach line in the Old West where they come across a wide variety of killers, robbers and ladies in distress. (S1, E25)
Fri 08 Sep 17 08:15 Scarlet Thread 1951. Crime drama directed by Lewis Gilbert and starring Kathleen Byron, Laurence Harvey and Sydney Tafler. Two high flying crooks take part in a robbery that goes very wrong.
Fri 08 Sep 17 09:45 Glimpses: British Trade & Industry 1949. Factual. Director: Ronald Craigen. Remarkable footage of the British Trade & Industry in London & Newcastle in the late 40’s.
Fri 08 Sep 17 10:10 The Devil to Pay! 1931. Romance. Director: George Fitzmaurice. Stars Ronald Colman, Myrna Loy, Loretta Young & Frederick Kerr. The black sheep son of an English Lord falls in love with a Russian Nobleman’s Fiance.
Fri 08 Sep 17 11:40 Glimpses – Journey Into France Educational travelogue directed & photographed by Gunther V. Fritsch. Remarkable footage of a journey through France in the early ’50s, mainly by boat along the rivers and canals.
Fri 08 Sep 17 12:00 I’ve Gotta Horse 1965. Comedy. Director: Kenneth Hume. Stars Billy Fury, Amanda Barrie, Michael Medwin & The Batchelors. Billy, a lover of animals, decides to get himself a sheepdog, but returns with a racehorse
Fri 08 Sep 17 13:50 Glimpses: Who’s Crazy 1950. Produced By EJ Fancey. We take a trip around England meeting various oddities and obscurities including a hair raising Taxi drive around 1950s central London.
Fri 08 Sep 17 14:00 Emergency 1962. Drama directed by Francis Searle and starring Dermot Walsh. When a young girl is knocked down there are only three donors of the same blood group. A frantic search to find the donors begins.
Fri 08 Sep 17 15:15 Glimpses: Harry Roy In Floor Show 1935 1935. A short extract from ‘Floor Show’ staring British bandleader and clarinettist, Harry Roy, singing ‘I Fell in Love with the Girl from the Poster’
Fri 08 Sep 17 15:25 Scotland Yard 1957. Bullet from the Past. Director: Kenneth Hume. Stars Ballard Berkeley, Robert Sansom and Phillipa Hyatt. An inspector investigates the shooting of a man connected to an old cold case. (S1, E20)
Fri 08 Sep 17 16:00 Bang! You’re Dead 1954. Drama. Directed by Lance Comfort. Stars Jack Warner, Derek Farr, Veronica Hurst and Michael Medwin. A tragic accident leads to man being wrongly accused of murder.
Fri 08 Sep 17 17:45 Glimpses: War And Order 1940 1940. Factual. Director: Charles Hasse. This fast-paced, no-nonsense review of the work of the police force during hostilities was one of the last films produced by the General Post Office Film Unit.
Fri 08 Sep 17 18:00 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.
Fri 08 Sep 17 19:30 SOS Pacific 1959. Drama. Directed by Guy Green. Starring Richard Attenborough, Pier Angeli & John Gregson. A seaplane fire forces its passengers, including a prisoner, to make a disastrous water landing.
Fri 08 Sep 17 21:20 Malta 1955 – Glimpses Amateur footage of Malta in 1955. A trip round the harbour, the ships and the vehicles.
Fri 08 Sep 17 21:25 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 08 Sep 17 22:00 All Night Long 1962. Directed by Basil Dearden and stars Richard Attenborough, Patrick McGoohan and Keith Mitchell. An East End party is the scene where rival jazz musicians fight over a performer.
Fri 08 Sep 17 23:50 Glimpses: 34 Moore Street Visit the Gray family at 34 Moore Street, Chelsea, London in 1958. An insight into family life. A Baby’s First steps, mud pies, playing in the street, a brownie parade and a christening.
Fri 08 Sep 17 00:00 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.
Fri 08 Sep 17 01:20 Air Parade 1938. Director: Al Christie. Stars Niela Goodelle, Lee Sullivan & Arthur Boran. A mix of Comedy, music, deco sets, radio station locale. Look out for a very early screen appearance of Robert Shayne.
Fri 08 Sep 17 01:45 Dreamland 1998. Docu-drama. An explosive investigation into Area 51 and the story of Bob Lazar.
Fri 08 Sep 17 03:45 Laboratory 1980. Sci-Fi. Directed by Bob Emenegger & Allan Sandler and starring Corinne Smith. Five humans are selected by alien scientists for experiments that could see the end of human kind.
Fri 08 Sep 17 05:30 Tate A Lethal Pride. 1960. Western. Stars David McLean. The adventures of a one-armed gun fighter who lost his arm in the Civil War. (S1, E6)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Sat 09 Sep 17 06:00 Alibi Breaker 1937. Crime drama directed by John Paddy Carstairs and starring Basil Langton and Julien Mitchell. A rich man’s son won’t work to pay off his debts, so a fraud plot is concocted to steal what’s owed.
Sat 09 Sep 17 07:20 Stagecoach West Fort Wyatt Crossing. Western with Wayne Rogers & Robert Bray, who run a stagecoach line in the Old West where they come across a wide variety of killers, robbers and ladies in distress. (S1, E26)
Sat 09 Sep 17 08:20 Naked Fury 1959. After a robbery during which the night-watchman is killed, the robbers take his daughter hostage. Stars Kenneth Cope & Reed de Rouen.
Sat 09 Sep 17 09:35 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.
Sat 09 Sep 17 11:25 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)
Sat 09 Sep 17 12:00 We Joined The Navy 1962. Comedy. Director: Wendy Toye. Stars Kenneth More, Lloyd Nolan, Joan O’Brien & Mischa Auer. Lt Commander Badger, RN: has one besetting sin. The honesty to say the right thing at the wrong time!
Sat 09 Sep 17 14:00 BFI: The Flood 1963. CCF Film. Adventure. East Anglian youngsters find themselves cut off when the nearby river breaks its banks and floods the countryside. Superbly shot around Ely and Wisbech.
Sat 09 Sep 17 15:10 Glimpses: Who’s Crazy 1950. Produced By EJ Fancey. We take a trip around England meeting various oddities and obscurities including a hair raising Taxi drive around 1950s central London.
Sat 09 Sep 17 15:25 Scotland Yard 1954. 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)
Sat 09 Sep 17 16:00 Call Me Mister 1951. Musical. Director: Lloyd Bacon. Stars Betty Grable, Danny Thomas, Richard Boone & Dan Dailey. Former stage star, Shep, awaits discharge in post-war Tokyo when he meets his estranged love, Kay.
Sat 09 Sep 17 18:00 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.
Sat 09 Sep 17 19:15 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 09 Sep 17 21:15 Cycling Proficiency in the late 50s Glimpses. Amateur footage of an original cycling proficiency test taken by all ages in the late 1950s
Sat 09 Sep 17 21:20 BFI: Terminus 1961. Drama. Directed by John Schlesinger. Iconic short of a day in the life of a London Railway Station.
Sat 09 Sep 17 22:00 Deadfall 1968. Drama. Director: Bryan Forbes. Stars Michael Caine, Giovanna Ralli, Eric Portman & Nanette Newman. A Cat Burglar checks himself into a Spanish sanatorium for alcoholics under a false pretence.
Sat 09 Sep 17 00:30 The Loneliness Of The Long Distance Runner 1962. BAFTA winning drama by Tony Richardson. Icon Tom Courtenay plays a teenager sent to Borstal run by Michael Redgrave, where he discovers his talent for cross-country running
Sat 09 Sep 17 02:35 Midnight Fear 1990. Crime thriller directed by Bill Crain and starring David Carradine, Pete Atkins and Mark Carlton. Detective Hanks must track down two psychotic killers before they kill again.
Sat 09 Sep 17 04:25 Tons of Trouble 1956. Comedy. Directed by Leslie S. Hiscott. Starring Richard Hearne & William Hartnell. Mr Pastry names the apartment boilers he maintains ‘Mavis and Ethel’. Trouble begins when he faces the sack.
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Sun 10 Sep 17 06:00 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.
Sun 10 Sep 17 07:15 Stagecoach West A Place of Still Waters. Western with Wayne Rogers & Robert Bray, who run a stagecoach line in the Old West where they come across a wide variety of killers, robbers and ladies in distress. (S1, E27)
Sun 10 Sep 17 08:15 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.
Sun 10 Sep 17 10:05 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.
Sun 10 Sep 17 12:00 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)
Sun 10 Sep 17 12:35 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.
Sun 10 Sep 17 14:10 Smokescreen 1964. Drama. Directed by Jim O’Connolly. Starring Peter Vaughan, John Carson & Yvonne Romain. A blazing car goes over the cliff to the east of Brighton. Suspicions mount when no body can be found.
Sun 10 Sep 17 15:45 The History of Rover Insightful glimpse into the history of the Rover Motorcar from its creation and concept to the racetracks and streets.
Sun 10 Sep 17 16:00 Cycling Proficiency in the late 50s – Glimpses Amateur footage of an original cycling proficiency test taken by all ages in the late 1950s
Sun 10 Sep 17 16:05 Too Many Crooks 1959. Comedy. Directed by Mario Zampi and starring Terry-Thomas, George Cole and Sidney James. ‘Fingers’ runs an unsuccessful gang. When they decide to rob a wealthy man, things don’t go to plan.
Sun 10 Sep 17 17:45 Glimpses: Motor Salesmanship in the 1930s Includes an interesting visit to The Hillman & Humber Works in Coventry, Dunlop Works in Birmingham, Vauxhall in Luton and the Austin works in Longbridge.
Sun 10 Sep 17 18:00 The Beachcomber 1954. Comedy-drama. Directed by Muriel Box and starring Glynis Johns, Robert Newton and Donald Sinden. Drunken womaniser, Ted, is sent to a tropical island by his family where he meets new friends.
Sun 10 Sep 17 19:40 Glimpses: Cornwall Calling 1930. Excellently photographed film of an Austin engine being filled into a yacht, then sailing around Cornwall visiting coastal villages from Rye to The Lizard. Some villages by Austin Motorcar.
Sun 10 Sep 17 20:00 A Family At War 1971. The Other Side of the Hill. Created by John Finch. Stars Colin Douglas & Shelagh Fraser. New Year, 1940. Sefton fights to keep Edwin at the works whilst David returns to his old ways. (S2, E1)
Sun 10 Sep 17 21:00 Saints & Sinners 1965. The Man On The Rim. Human stories uncovered by the reporters of the New York City ‘Record’ newspaper.
Sun 10 Sep 17 22:00 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.
Sun 10 Sep 17 00:00 Deadfall 1968. Drama. Director: Bryan Forbes. Stars Michael Caine, Giovanna Ralli, Eric Portman & Nanette Newman. A Cat Burglar checks himself into a Spanish sanatorium for alcoholics under a false pretence.
Sun 10 Sep 17 02:30 The Night Caller 1965. Sci-Fi directed by John Gilling and starring John Saxon, Maurice Denham and Patricia Haines. Aliens need to find mates from another world or they’ll become extinct, they start with earth females
Sun 10 Sep 17 04:10 Force on Thunder Mountain 1978. Sci-Fi. A hiking trip into the mountains brings father and son into contact with the Force.

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DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Mon 11 Sep 17 06:00 Department Store 1935. Drama directed by Leslie Hiscott and filmed at Twickenham Studios. Two young men from different walks of life, start work in the same department store. Both succeed in their own ways.
Mon 11 Sep 17 07:20 Stagecoach West Never Walk Alone. Western with Wayne Rogers & Robert Bray, who run a stagecoach line in the Old West where they come across a wide variety of killers, robbers and ladies in distress. (S1, E28)
Mon 11 Sep 17 08:20 Butch & Billy: Midnight’s Leaps 1961. A short Western adventure voiced by Steve and Danny Krieger. Sam Angel plots to purchase land that he believes to contain oil.
Mon 11 Sep 17 08:30 Lost Hours 1952. Crime drama filmed at Denham Studios. Starring Mark Stevens, Jean Kent, John Bentley and Thora Hird. An American test pilot is framed for killing a wartime comrade.
Mon 11 Sep 17 10:00 This Week of Grace 1933. Comedy. Directed by Maurice Elvey. Starring Gracie Fields, Henry Kendall & John Stuart. A poor, unemployed woman is made housekeeper at the estate of a wealthy duchess.
Mon 11 Sep 17 11:50 A Trip with The Harrisons in 1960 Glimpses: Take a trip with the Harrison family in the early 60s to Widecombe in The Moor, Lands End, Guildford and Dover where we sail out with sunset over the white cliffs.
Mon 11 Sep 17 12:00 Landfall 1949. War. Director: Ken Annakin. Stars Michael Denison, Patricia Plunkett & Kathleen Harrison. At Coastal Command in Southern England, an RAF pilot is suspended after possibly sinking a British sub.
Mon 11 Sep 17 13:45 The History of Rover – Glimpses Insightful glimpse into the history of the Rover Motorcar from its creation and concept to the racetracks and streets.
Mon 11 Sep 17 14:00 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.
Mon 11 Sep 17 15:15 Glimpses – Cotton & Steel Industrial footage from the 1940s set in a cotton and steel factory. A never before seen glimpse of factory life in one of Britain’s most important industries.
Mon 11 Sep 17 15:25 Scotland Yard 1957. Inside Information. Director: Montgomery Tully. Starring Ronald Adam, Basil Hendon and Colette Wilde. A murder hunt is launched after a real body is used as the ‘guy’ on bonfire night. (S1, E21)
Mon 11 Sep 17 16:00 Call Me Mister 1951. Musical. Director: Lloyd Bacon. Stars Betty Grable, Danny Thomas, Richard Boone & Dan Dailey. Former stage star, Shep, awaits discharge in post-war Tokyo when he meets his estranged love, Kay.
Mon 11 Sep 17 18:00 Freewheelers 1972. Tricked! Starring Ray Armstrong, Wanda Moore and Adrian Wright. Helga plants a bug on McClusky. Mike and Eva escape from the logging camp. (S7, E11)
Mon 11 Sep 17 18:30 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.
Mon 11 Sep 17 19:40 Casbah 1948. Musical. John Berry. Stars Yvonne De Carlo, Tony Martin & Peter Lorre. Pepe Le Moko leads a gang of jewel thieves in the Casbah of Algiers, where he has exiled himself to escape imprisonment.
Mon 11 Sep 17 21:25 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 11 Sep 17 22:00 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.
Mon 11 Sep 17 00:00 Interrupted Journey 1949. Thriller. Director: Daniel Birt. Stars Valerie Hobson, Richard Todd, Christine Norden & Tom Walls. John’s wife appears to have been shot after finding her body in the wreckage of a train crash.
Mon 11 Sep 17 01:40 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.
Mon 11 Sep 17 03:25 Miss Nightingale 1974. Dramatised version of the life and work of the famous nurse. Stars Janet Suzman & Joss Ackland.
Mon 11 Sep 17 05:30 Tate Tigrero. 1960. Western. Stars David McLean. The adventures of a one-armed gun fighter who lost his arm in the Civil War. (S1, E7)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Tue 12 Sep 17 06:00 Morals of Marcus 1935. Confirmed bachelor Marcus (Ian Hunter) takes pity on a young lady fleeing an unhappy marriage and takes her to London.
Tue 12 Sep 17 07:30 Stagecoach West The Big Gun. Wayne Rogers & Robert Bray run a stagecoach line in the Old West, where they come across a wide variety of killers, robbers and ladies in distress. (S1, E29)
Tue 12 Sep 17 08:30 Cat & Mouse 1958. Crime Thriller. Directed by Paul Rotha with Lee Patterson. The daughter of a convicted and executed killer believes she has murdered blackmailer Hilton Edwards.
Tue 12 Sep 17 10:00 Man In The Mirror 1936. Drama with Edward Everett-Horton & Alastair Sim. A timid businessman, while looking into his mirror, is confronted by his alter ego.
Tue 12 Sep 17 11:35 BFI: Cross-Roads 1955. Thriller. Directed by John Fitchen. A highly effective gothic thriller featuring Christopher Lee in what was his first ever supernatural performance. Also stars Ferdy Mayne.
Tue 12 Sep 17 12:00 They Got Me Covered 1943. Comedy. Director: David Butler. Stars Bob Hope, Dorothy Lamour & Donald Meek. During WW2, A Pulitzer Prize-winning newspaper reporter returns to the U.S. from Moscow as a correspondent.
Tue 12 Sep 17 13:50 Butch & Billy and their Bang Bang Wester Plot: Midnight Leaps 1961. A short Western adventure voiced by Steve and Danny Krieger. Sam Angel plots to purchase land that he believes to contain oil.
Tue 12 Sep 17 14:00 Pack Up Your Troubles 1932. Comedy. Directors: George Marshall & Raymond McCarey. Stars Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, James Finlayson & Don Dillaway. Stan and Ollie try to locate the orphaned child of their buddy, Eddie.
Tue 12 Sep 17 15:20 Glimpses: All the Fun at the Fair Take a trip to the traditional Fairground in the late 1950s. The side shows, the dancing girls, the carousel, the dodgems and a lovely carnival atmosphere.
Tue 12 Sep 17 15:25 Scotland Yard 1957. The Case of the Smiling Widow. Director: Montgomery Tully. Starring Russel Napier and Vernon Greeves. Police question the circumstances of an apparent suicide. (S1, E22)
Tue 12 Sep 17 16:00 Fort Algiers 1953. Drama. Director: Lesley Selander. Stars Yvonne De Carlo, Carlos Thompson & Raymond Burr. In northwest Africa, a tribal leader tries to stir up a rebellion against the ruling powers.
Tue 12 Sep 17 17:35 BFI: Juno Helps Out 1953. Family. CFF. Director: William C. Hammond. When two school kids step in to try and help their peaky mum with the housework, family dog Juno (Trained by Barbara Woodhouse) is enlisted too.
Tue 12 Sep 17 18:00 Bloodhounds of Broadway 1952. Musical. Director: Harmon Jones. Stars Scott Brady, Mitzi Gaynor, Marguerite Chapman and Mitzi Green. Emily, a country girl, longs to be in show business then she meets a New York bookmaker.
Tue 12 Sep 17 20:00 The Plough & The Stars 1936. Drama. Starring Barbara Stanwyck. Nora attempts to lead a quiet life away from the political chaos of the Easter Rebellion that has engulfed Ireland and her home city. Directed by John Ford.
Tue 12 Sep 17 21:25 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 12 Sep 17 22:00 Penny Gold 1973. Drama. Director: Jack Cardiff. Stars James Booth, Francesca Annis & Nicky Henson. Mathew is determined to crack the brutal murder of a young woman whose body is identified by her identical twin.
Tue 12 Sep 17 23:45 BFI: The Reformation of St Jules 1949. Thriller. Directed by Anthony Gilkison. Algernon Blackwood tells his gothic short story, from the series A Strange Experience.
Tue 12 Sep 17 00:00 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.
Tue 12 Sep 17 01:30 Bush Pilot 1947. Adventure. Directed by Sterling Campbell. Red North is a bush pilot in Canada. Red’s half-brother decides to relocate his bush pilot business to the same lake, cutting into Red’s routes.
Tue 12 Sep 17 02:40 Against A Crooked Sky 1975. Western. A women is captured by a mysterious tribe of Indians. Her brother will stop at nothing to get her back. Directed by Earl Bellamy. Stars Richard Boone, Stewart Petersen & Henry Wilcoxon.
Tue 12 Sep 17 04:30 Rocks of Valpre 1935. Crime. Stars John Garrick, Winifred Shotter, Leslie Perrins. Set in Belgium 1860. A court-martialled officer is freed from Devil’s Island in time to save his beloved from a blackmailing spy.
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Wed 13 Sep 17 06:00 Vintage Wine 1935. Comedy. The family head of a wine company refuses to retire, but his family have other ideas. Starring Seymour Hicks.
Wed 13 Sep 17 07:30 Stagecoach West The Raider. Wayne Rogers & Robert Bray run a stagecoach line in the Old West, where they come across a wide variety of killers, robbers and ladies in distress. (S1, E31)
Wed 13 Sep 17 08:30 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.
Wed 13 Sep 17 10:00 BFI: The Reformation of St Jules 1949. Thriller. Directed by Anthony Gilkison. Algernon Blackwood tells his gothic short story, from the series A Strange Experience.
Wed 13 Sep 17 10:15 Mrs. Pym of Scotland Yard 1939. Detective Drama. Directed by Fred Elles. Starring Mary Clare, Edward Lexy & Nigel Patrick. A woman detective sets about solving the murder of people who have all frequented the same medium.
Wed 13 Sep 17 11:30 BFI: Amelia and the Angel 1958. Fantasy. Directed by Ken Russell. A little girl gets her wings in this famous director’s first film.
Wed 13 Sep 17 12:00 Defence Of The Realm 1985. Thriller. Directed by David Drury and stars Gabriel Bryne, Greta Scacchi, Denholm Elliott and Robbie Coltrane. After an expose article is published, an MP dies in mysterious circumstances.
Wed 13 Sep 17 14:00 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
Wed 13 Sep 17 15:10 BFI: Lock Your Door 1949. Thriller. Directed by Anthony Gilkison. Algernon Blackwood tells his gothic story, from the series ‘A Strange Experience’.
Wed 13 Sep 17 15:25 Scotland Yard 1957. The Mail Van Murder. Directed by John Knight. Starring Hy Hazell, Dennis Castle and Gordon Needham. Supt. Hammond hunts down the boss of a gang that stole a mail van. (S1, E23)
Wed 13 Sep 17 16:00 Tawny Pipit 1944. Drama. Directed by Bernard Miles and Charles Saunders. Starring Bernard Miles, Rosamund John and Niall MacGinnis. A village bands together to save its wildlife from road development.
Wed 13 Sep 17 17:40 BFI: Cross-Roads 1955. Thriller. Directed by John Fitchen. A highly effective gothic thriller featuring Christopher Lee in what was his first ever supernatural performance. Also stars Ferdy Mayne.
Wed 13 Sep 17 18:00 The Naked Truth 1957. Comedy. Director: Mario Zampi. Stars Terry-Thomas, Peter Sellers, Peggy Mount & Dennis Price. Nigel Dennis, a magazine publisher, blackmails high-profile politicians & celebrities.
Wed 13 Sep 17 19:50 A Trip with The Harrisons in 1960 – Glimpses Glimpses: Take a trip with the Harrison family in the early 60s to Widecombe in The Moor, Lands End, Guildford and Dover where we sail out with sunset over the white cliffs.
Wed 13 Sep 17 20:00 A Family At War 1971. The Other Side of the Hill. Created by John Finch. Stars Colin Douglas & Shelagh Fraser. New Year, 1940. Sefton fights to keep Edwin at the works whilst David returns to his old ways. (S2, E1)
Wed 13 Sep 17 21:00 Air Parade 1938. Director: Al Christie. Stars Niela Goodelle, Lee Sullivan & Arthur Boran. A mix of Comedy, music, deco sets, radio station locale. Look out for a very early screen appearance of Robert Shayne.
Wed 13 Sep 17 21:25 Scotland Yard 1954. 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 13 Sep 17 22:00 Payroll 1961. Director: Sidney Hayers. Stars Michael Craig, Francoise Prevost, Billie Whitelaw & Tom Bell. The widow of a security guard joins police efforts to catch his killers in this noir thriller.
Wed 13 Sep 17 00:10 Bitter Harvest 1963. Drama. Director: Peter Graham Scott. Stars Alan Badel, Anne Cunningham, Janet Munro & John Stride. A young Welsh girl leaves her home with the intention to seek a glamorous life in London.
Wed 13 Sep 17 02:00 Old Mother Riley In Paris 1938. Comedy. Kitty (Kitty McShane) is engaged to Joe, who is in Paris. Old Mother Riley goes to Paris to keep an eye on Joe (Arthur Lucan).
Wed 13 Sep 17 03:30 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.
Wed 13 Sep 17 05:10 Liz Fraser’s Life in Film Liz Fraser Exclusively discusses her life in film.
Wed 13 Sep 17 05:30 Tate Comanche Scalps. 1960. Western. Stars David McLean. Amos returns home to kill the little brother who wooed away and wed Amos’ sweetheart during his long absence. (S1, E8)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Thu 14 Sep 17 06:00 Glimpses: Yesterday Lives Again A collection of antique newsreel footage featuring popular personalities of the early 1900s including the Wright Brothers, Lillian Russell and Buffalo Bill
Thu 14 Sep 17 06:15 Dangerous Ground 1934. Crime drama directed by Norman Walker and starring Malcolm Keen, Jack Raine and Joyce Kennedy. Claire (Joyce Kennedy) begins her own investigation to find the killer of her fiance.
Thu 14 Sep 17 07:35 Stagecoach West Blind Man’s Bluff. Wayne Rogers & Robert Bray run a stagecoach line in the Old West, where they come across a wide variety of killers, robbers and ladies in distress. (S1, E32)
Thu 14 Sep 17 08:35 Patricia Dainton Presents… Tread Softly. Exclusive interviews with Patricia Dainton who discusses her time on this film and her career in general. (S1, E1)
Thu 14 Sep 17 08:40 Tread Softly 1952. Crime. Directed by David MacDonald. Stars Frances Day, Patricia Dainton & John Bentley. The star of a London Musical walks out before curtain up, but the show must go on, in a ‘Haunted Theatre’.
Thu 14 Sep 17 10:10 Frail Women 1932. Drama directed by Maurice Elvey and starring Mary Newcomb and Owen Nares. The story of Lillian who has an illegitimate war baby adopted by a wealthy spinster. Filmed at Twickenham Studios
Thu 14 Sep 17 11:40 Old Mother Riley: Bridget’s Night Out 1936. Comedy. Stars Arthur Lucan & Kitty McShane in their first filmed sketch which made them famous.
Thu 14 Sep 17 12:00 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.
Thu 14 Sep 17 14:00 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 14 Sep 17 15:25 Scotland Yard 1957. The Tyburn Case. Director: David Paltenghi. Stars John Warwick, Patricia Marmont and Howard Marion Crawford. Supt. Reynolds suspects a lawyer drowned a widow for the insurance money. (S1, E24)
Thu 14 Sep 17 16:00 The Good for Nothing 1914. Comedy. Stars Charles Chaplin & Charley Chase A young man hires Charlie to care for his wheelchair bound uncle while he spends time with his girlfriend. Charlie has other ideas
Thu 14 Sep 17 16:15 The Spaniard’s Curse 1958. Thriller. Director: Ralph Kemplen. Stars Tony Wright, Lee Patterson, Michael Hordern & Susan Beaumont. A man of Spanish heritage is convicted of murder and places a curse on the judge & jury.
Thu 14 Sep 17 17:45 Glimpses: Joining the Youth Club In 1942 Directed by Stanley Irving. An education film on the benefits of joining your local youth club in the 40s.
Thu 14 Sep 17 18:00 The Little Foxes 1941. Drama. Director: William Wyler. Stars Bette Davis, Herbert Marshall, Richard Carlson & Teresa Wright. Aristocrat, Regina Giddens, will let nothing stand in the way of achieving wealth & power.
Thu 14 Sep 17 20:15 Breaking Point 1961. The nephew of a printer gets involved with foreign spies intent on making counterfeit money. Stars Peter Reynolds & Dermot Walsh.
Thu 14 Sep 17 21:25 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 14 Sep 17 22:00 Enchantment 1948. Drama. Director: Irving Reis. Stars David Niven, Farley Granger, Evelyn Keyes & Teresa Wright. An American ambulance driver stationed in London visits her reclusive grand-uncle.
Thu 14 Sep 17 00:00 Cosh Boy 1953. Drama. Director: Lewis Gilbert. Stars James Kenney, Hermione Baddeley, Joan Collins & Hermione Gingold. In post WW2 London, Roy and his gang drift into more and more serious offenses.
Thu 14 Sep 17 01:30 Hillbillies In A Haunted House 1967. Stars Ferlin Husky, John Caradine & Basil Rathbone. Two singers and their agent spend the night at a ramshackle house. Of course, it’s haunted, and they find themselves at the mercy of ghosts.
Thu 14 Sep 17 03:10 Pot O’ Gold 1941. Musical starring James Stewart, Paulette Goddard and Horace Heidt. Jimmy, the owner of a failed music shop, goes to work with his uncle, the owner of a food factory.
Thu 14 Sep 17 04:55 Captain’s Table 1936. Crime drama starring Percy Marmont. On board a luxury liner, a passenger is murdered and suspects are plentiful. Can the Captain find the killer?
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Fri 15 Sep 17 06:00 Southern Roses 1936. Musical. Stars George Robey, Neil Hamilton & Gina Malo. A comedy of false identities, involving four naval officers, a cabaret dancer, a society beauty and a wealthy paint manufacturer.
Fri 15 Sep 17 07:30 Stagecoach West The Bold Whip. Wayne Rogers & Robert Bray run a stagecoach line in the Old West, where they come across a wide variety of killers, robbers and ladies in distress. (S1, E33)
Fri 15 Sep 17 08:30 There Was a Young Lady 1953. Comedy. Director: Lawrence Huntington. Stars Michael Denison, Dulcie Gray & Sydney Tafler. A diamond merchants’ secretary gets fired by her new boss for being too efficient.
Fri 15 Sep 17 10:10 The Great Chase 1949. WC Fields stars in these excerpts from the 1940 feature film The Bank Dick – stars WC Fields, Cora Witherspoon, Una Merkel and Franklin Pangborn.
Fri 15 Sep 17 10:25 Scrooge 1935. Family. Ebenezer Scrooge (Seymour Hicks) is persuaded to change his ways one Christmas by visitations from the ghosts of Christmas past, present and yet-to-come. Also stars Donald Calthrop.
Fri 15 Sep 17 12:00 Piccadilly Incident 1946. War. Director: Herbert Wilcox. Stars Anna Neagle, Michael Wilding, Coral Browne & Edward Rigby. A missing Wren returns from a desert isle and finds her husband has a new wife and son.
Fri 15 Sep 17 14:00 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.
Fri 15 Sep 17 15:10 The History of Rover – Glimpses Insightful glimpse into the history of the Rover Motorcar from its creation and concept to the racetracks and streets.
Fri 15 Sep 17 15:25 Scotland Yard 1957. The White Cliffs Mystery. Directed by Montgomery Tully. Starring Russel Napier, Yvonne Andre and Peter Bathurst. A dead rocket engineer was being blackmailed. But why – and by whom? (S1, E25)
Fri 15 Sep 17 16:00 Invasion 1966. Fantasy. Director: Alan Bridges. Stars Edward Judd, Yoko Tani & Valerie Gearon. An English army unit come up against strange beings from another planet who have landed on earth.
Fri 15 Sep 17 17:40 Liz Fraser’s Life in Film Liz Fraser Exclusively discusses her life in film.
Fri 15 Sep 17 18:00 The Shillingbury Blowers 1979. Drama. Directed by Val Guest and stars Robin Nedwell, Diane Keen and Trevor Howard. The arrival of a pop star and his wife, upsets the status quo of the Shillingbury village brass band.
Fri 15 Sep 17 19:40 Rogue’s Yarn 1956. Crime drama directed by Vernon Sewell. A husband plots to kill his rich wife. Does he have the perfect alibi? Starring Derek Bond and Hugh Latimer.
Fri 15 Sep 17 21:15 A Trip with The Harrisons in 1960 – Glimpses Glimpses: Take a trip with the Harrison family in the early 60s to Widecombe in The Moor, Lands End, Guildford and Dover where we sail out with sunset over the white cliffs.
Fri 15 Sep 17 21:25 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 15 Sep 17 22:00 The Big Money 1956. Comedy. Directed by John Paddy Carstairs and starring Ian Carmichael, Belinda Lee and Leslie Philips. A petty thief gets more than he bargained for when he steals a briefcase full of money.
Fri 15 Sep 17 23:45 Matinee Idols A look at the Matinee Idols that shaped cinema.
Fri 15 Sep 17 00:00 A Touch of Love 1969. Drama. Director: Waris Hussein. Stars Sandy Dennis, Ian McKellen & Eleanor Bron. Based on ‘The Millstone’. A Philosophy student falls pregnant after a one night stand with a gay TV presenter.
Fri 15 Sep 17 02:05 The Hand 1960. Horror. Starring Derek Bond & Bryan Coleman. In WW2, British soldiers are captured by the Japanese and have their hands removed. Years later, someone is removing the hands of people in London.
Fri 15 Sep 17 03:20 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 15 Sep 17 04:30 The Butler’s Dilemma 1943. Comedy. Directed by Leslie S. Hiscott. Stars Richard Hearne, Ronald Shiner & Hermione Gingold. In debt to gamblers, Rodney (Richard Hearne) agrees to pass as a butler at a gambling party.
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Sat 16 Sep 17 06:00 Beauty and the Barge 1937. Comedy. Directed by Henry Edwards. Stars Gordon Harker, Judy Gunn, Jack Hawkins, Margaret Rutherford & Ronald Shiner. Ethel is taken in by a barge skipper to the fury of the widow he is courting
Sat 16 Sep 17 07:30 Stagecoach West The Orphans. Wayne Rogers & Robert Bray run a stagecoach line in the Old West, where they come across a wide variety of killers, robbers and ladies in distress. (S1, E34)
Sat 16 Sep 17 08:30 Talkies: John Finch the Creator An exclusive interview with John Finch Creator, writer and editor of the iconic series ‘A Family at War’. Here John discusses how the concept was born and how the series got the initial ‘green light’.
Sat 16 Sep 17 08:35 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
Sat 16 Sep 17 09:45 Secret Mission 1942. War. Director: Harold French. Stars James Mason, Michael Wilding, Carla Lehmann & Hugh Williams. British intelligence are sent to assess the German defence of Nazi occupied France.
Sat 16 Sep 17 11:30 BFI: Amelia and the Angel 1958. Fantasy. Directed by Ken Russell. A little girl gets her wings in this famous director’s first film.
Sat 16 Sep 17 12:00 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)
Sat 16 Sep 17 12:35 Interrupted Journey 1949. Thriller. Director: Daniel Birt. Stars Valerie Hobson, Richard Todd, Christine Norden & Tom Walls. John’s wife appears to have been shot after finding her body in the wreckage of a train crash.
Sat 16 Sep 17 14:15 The Big Money 1956. Comedy. Directed by John Paddy Carstairs and starring Ian Carmichael, Belinda Lee and Leslie Philips. A petty thief gets more than he bargained for when he steals a briefcase full of money.
Sat 16 Sep 17 16:00 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.
Sat 16 Sep 17 17:20 Scotland Yard 1956. The Case of the River Morgue. Directed by Montgomery Tully. Starring Hugh Moxey, Gorgon Needham and Jane Welsh.The police are summoned when a dead body is stolen from. (S1, E16)
Sat 16 Sep 17 17:55 Glimpses: All the Fun at the Fair Take a trip to the traditional Fairground in the late 1950s. The side shows, the dancing girls, the carousel, the dodgems and a lovely carnival atmosphere.
Sat 16 Sep 17 18:00 The Chairman 1969. Action. Director: J Lee Thompson. Stars Gregory Peck, Anne Heyward and Conrad Yama. A scientist goes to China to steal a formula for an experimental enzyme with enormous practical benefits.
Sat 16 Sep 17 20:10 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.
Sat 16 Sep 17 22:00 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.
Sat 16 Sep 17 00:00 Soft Beds, Hard Battles 1973. Comedy. Director: Roy Boulting. Stars Peter Sellers, Curt Jurgens, Francoise Pascal, Rula Lenska & Jenny Hanley. In Nazi occupied France, Maj. Robinson works with a brothel to aid the resistance
Sat 16 Sep 17 01:50 Can You Keep It Up For A Week? 1975. Comedy. Annette (Jill Damas) promises to marry her boyfriend Gil (Jeremy Bulloch), only if he keeps his hands off other women and holds down a proper job for seven days. Starring Neil Hallett.
Sat 16 Sep 17 03:40 The Big Game 1995. Drama starring Gary Webster and Chris Jury. Factory worker and fly-by-night Jimmy loves a little flutter so when he receives an ‘open sesame’ to a big bucks game, he can’t resist.
Sat 16 Sep 17 05:45 The History of Rover – Glimpses Insightful glimpse into the history of the Rover Motorcar from its creation and concept to the racetracks and streets.
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Sun 17 Sep 17 06:00 Admiral’s Secret 1934. Comedy. Directed by Guy Newall and starring Edmund Gwenn, James Raglan and Hope Davy. A retired admiral who has a valuable diamond is pursued by crooks intent on getting the gem.
Sun 17 Sep 17 07:15 Stagecoach West The Guardian Angels. Wayne Rogers & Robert Bray run a stagecoach line in the Old West, where they come across a wide variety of killers, robbers and ladies in distress. (S1, E35)
Sun 17 Sep 17 08:15 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.
Sun 17 Sep 17 10:00 The Hurricane 1937. Drama. Director: John Ford. Stars Dorothy Lamour, Jon Hall, John Carradine & C Aubrey Smith. As a ship sails by the ruins of an island, Dr. Kersaint has a tragic story to tell.
Sun 17 Sep 17 12:00 Talkies: John Finch the Editor Exclusive interview with John Finch, creator, writer and editor of ‘A Family at War’, discussing the editing of the iconic series.
Sun 17 Sep 17 12:05 Scotland Yard 1956. Destination Death. Director: Montgomery Tully. Stars Russel Napier, Paula Byrne and Melissa Stribling. A body at a London airport, and a flask of poison leads Scotland Yard to Lisbon. (S1, E17)
Sun 17 Sep 17 12:40 Wonderful Life 1964. Musical. Director: Sidney J. Furie. Stars Cliff Richard, Susan Hampshire, Richard O’Sullivan & The Shadows. Cliff Richard’s band is stranded in the Canary Islands and get working on a movie
Sun 17 Sep 17 15:00 BFI: The Salvage Gang 1958. Drama. Directed by John Krish. Delightful CFF drama. Whilst building a rabbit hutch, a group of children break Dad’s saw. Needing to replace it, the children do odd jobs all across London.
Sun 17 Sep 17 16:00 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.
Sun 17 Sep 17 17:35 BFI: Cross-Roads 1955. Thriller. Directed by John Fitchen. A highly effective gothic thriller featuring Christopher Lee in what was his first ever supernatural performance. Also stars Ferdy Mayne.
Sun 17 Sep 17 18:00 Bloodhounds of Broadway 1952. Musical. Director: Harmon Jones. Stars Scott Brady, Mitzi Gaynor, Marguerite Chapman and Mitzi Green. Emily, a country girl, longs to be in show business then she meets a New York bookmaker.
Sun 17 Sep 17 20:00 A Family At War 1971. I Can Be Happy Can’t I? Created by John Finch. Stars Colin Douglas & Shelagh Fraser. Margaret spends her time with eligible widower Michael Armstrong. Edwin comes to a decision. (S2, E2)
Sun 17 Sep 17 21:00 Saints & Sinners 1965. Judgment In Jazz Alley. Human stories uncovered by the reporters of the New York City ‘Record’ newspaper.
Sun 17 Sep 17 22:00 Damnation Alley 1977. Sci-Fi. Director Jack Smight. Stars Jan-Michael Vincent, George Peppard and Dominique Sanda. A group who survived World War 3 attempt to drive across the wasteland hoping to find survivors.
Sun 17 Sep 17 00:00 The Hitch-Hiker 1953. Thriller. Director: Ida Lupino. Stars Edmond O’Brien, Frank Lovejoy & William Talman. Ray & Gilbert’s fishing trip takes a turn when they pick up a hitch-hiker who turns out to be on the run.
Sun 17 Sep 17 01:30 Best Friends 1975. Drama. Directed by Noel Nosseck and stars Richard Hatch, Susanne Benton and Doug Chapin. Mature Jesse, his best friend Pat, Jesse’s fiancé Kathy, and Pat’s gal pal Jo embark on a road trip
Sun 17 Sep 17 03:15 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?
Sun 17 Sep 17 04:45 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.

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DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Mon 18 Sep 17 06:00 Mystery of the Wentworth Castle 1940. Crime drama. Directed by William Nigh and starring Boris Karloff, Marjorie Reynolds and Grant Withers. Mr. Wong and a reporter investigate a shipping magnate’s murder.
Mon 18 Sep 17 07:20 Stagecoach West The Guardian Angels. Wayne Rogers & Robert Bray run a stagecoach line in the Old West, where they come across a wide variety of killers, robbers and ladies in distress. (S1, E36)
Mon 18 Sep 17 08:20 Beautiful Dreamer 1935. Musical. Director: Joseph Santley. Stars Douglass Montgomery, Evelyn Venable & Adrienne Ames. The life and loves of composer Stephen Foster who was the influence for the early Minstrel shows.
Mon 18 Sep 17 08:50 Three Steps to the Gallows 1953. Drama. Directed by John Gilling. American cargo ship Officer Stevens (Scott Brady), finds out that his brother is the frame-up victim of a smuggling gang and is due to be executed for murder.
Mon 18 Sep 17 10:30 Police Dog 1955. Drama. Starring Joan Rice, Tim Turner & Sandra Dorne. When his colleague is shot dead by a burglar, PC Frank Mason vows for justice. After becoming a dog-handler, he finds a new partner.
Mon 18 Sep 17 12:00 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.
Mon 18 Sep 17 13:45 Knowsley Hall Knowsley Hall is a stately home near Liverpool and is the ancestral home of the Stanley family, the Earls of Derby. An educational films showing the Hall in the early 50s.
Mon 18 Sep 17 14:00 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.
Mon 18 Sep 17 15:15 Switzerland in the 1950s – Glimpses Very well shot colour amateur footage of a trip around Switzerland in the 1950s.
Mon 18 Sep 17 15:25 Scotland Yard 1957. Night Crossing. Directed by Montgomery Tully. Starring Russel Napier, John Serret and Andre Maranne. The quiet of an idyllic port town is shattered when a body is found on the beach. (S1, E26)
Mon 18 Sep 17 16:00 Two Thousand Women 1944. War. Director: Frank Launder. Stars Phyllis Calvert, Flora Robson & Patricia Roc. Female prisoners arrive at a German camp. Among them is Freda, a strong-minded journalist.
Mon 18 Sep 17 18:00 Freewheelers 1972. Ares! Starring Ray Armstrong, Wanda Moore and Adrian Wright. Colin and McClusky visit the mine as a TV crew and are overcome by Scorpio. Helga decides to test Ares on full power. (S7, E12)
Mon 18 Sep 17 18:30 Six Candles Made in 1960 by the British Insurance Association, this short film warns of the dangers of driving a motorcar.
Mon 18 Sep 17 18:55 The Chairman 1969. Action. Director: J Lee Thompson. Stars Gregory Peck, Anne Heyward and Conrad Yama. A scientist goes to China to steal a formula for an experimental enzyme with enormous practical benefits.
Mon 18 Sep 17 21:10 Glimpses – Hovercraft Hovercraft. Short Educational film about the daily workings of the SR.N4 hovercrafts which used to cross the English Channel detailing the features of the crafts and passengers’ experiences
Mon 18 Sep 17 21:25 Scotland Yard 1956. The Case of the River Morgue. Directed by Montgomery Tully. Starring Hugh Moxey, Gorgon Needham and Jane Welsh.The police are summoned when a dead body is stolen from. (S1, E16)
Mon 18 Sep 17 22:00 Damnation Alley 1977. Sci-Fi. Director Jack Smight. Stars Jan-Michael Vincent, George Peppard and Dominique Sanda. A group who survived World War 3 attempt to drive across the wasteland hoping to find survivors.
Mon 18 Sep 17 00:00 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.
Mon 18 Sep 17 01:45 The Terror 1963. Horror. Director: Roger Corman. Stars Boris Karloff, Jack Nicholson, Sandra Knight & Dick Miller. A French soldier loses contact with his unit and is forced to wander alone near the Baltic Sea.
Mon 18 Sep 17 03:20 Claws 1977. Drama. Starring Jason Evers. A wounded grizzly bear goes on the rampage killing hunters.
Mon 18 Sep 17 05:10 No Rain At Timburi 1954. Drama. Director: Alastair Scobie. Stars Carol Raye. A Lost film, shot in Kenya. Tensions mount between the local tribe and the local officer as the wait for rain takes its strain on all.
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Tue 19 Sep 17 06:00 Say It With Flowers 1934. Drama musical. Directed by John Baxter. Two well-loved market flower sellers (Mary Clare and Ben Field) fall on hard times. The locals put on a benefit show to raise funds for them.
Tue 19 Sep 17 07:25 Stagecoach West The Swindler. Wayne Rogers & Robert Bray run a stagecoach line in the Old West, where they come across a wide variety of killers, robbers and ladies in distress.. (S1, E37)
Tue 19 Sep 17 08:25 Child in the House 1956. Drama. Director: Cy Endfield. Stars Phyllis Calvert, Eric Portman & Stanley Baker. A young girl is left with her relatives while her mother is in hospital. Her father, a crook, pays her a visit.
Tue 19 Sep 17 10:05 Six Candles Made in 1960 by the British Insurance Association, this short film warns of the dangers of driving a motorcar.
Tue 19 Sep 17 10:30 Booby Trap 1957. Drama. An absent minded professor invents a pen that will explode on the sound of bells then leaves it in a taxi. Starring Sydney Tafler and Harry Fowler.
Tue 19 Sep 17 12:00 Faces in the Dark 1960. Drama. Directed by David Eady. Starring John Gregson, Mai Zetterling & John Ireland. Richard, a factory owner, becomes blind during an experiment on the very day his wife wants a divorce.
Tue 19 Sep 17 13:40 Glimpses: The Economy Run 1957 – The Longer Mile 1957. Directed by Lew Davidson. Fantastic Economy drive footage of Silverstone and Ascot in the 50s. A must for all classic car enthusiasts.
Tue 19 Sep 17 14:00 The Black Rider 1954. Directed by Wolf Rilla and starring Jimmy Hanley, Rona Anderson and Lionel Jeffries. A local reporter discovers a group of enemy agents, but will the story get him promotion?
Tue 19 Sep 17 15:20 Talkies: John Finch the setting John Finch, Creator of A Family At War, discusses why the series is set in Liverpool and is it just a middle class family?
Tue 19 Sep 17 15:25 Scotland Yard 1958. Print of Death. Directed by Montgomery Tully. Starring John Warwick, Tim Turner and Phil Brown. A payroll van is pulled over by a police car – the guards shot and the payroll stolen. (S1, E27)
Tue 19 Sep 17 16:00 Beautiful But Dangerous 1954. Drama. Rich heiress, Corby Lane (Jean Simmons), returns to a small town to repay the townsfolk for saving her life when she was a child. Starring Robert Mitchum.
Tue 19 Sep 17 17:45 Glimpses – Roamin’ In Scotland Roamin’ In Scotland. Short film about a tourist’s trip through Scotland detailing noteworthy locations and historical figures
Tue 19 Sep 17 18:00 Behind the Mask 1958. Drama. Directed by Brian Desmond Hurst. Stars: Michael Redgrave, Tony Britton & Carl Möhner. A newly qualified surgeon takes the blame for his drug addict colleague after the death of a patient.
Tue 19 Sep 17 20:05 Undercover Girl 1958. Crime Drama. A reporter on the verge of exposing a drugs ring is killed before he can write the story. Stars Paul Carpenter and Jackie Collins.
Tue 19 Sep 17 21:25 Scotland Yard 1956. Destination Death. Director: Montgomery Tully. Stars Russel 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 19 Sep 17 22:00 Belle Starr 1941. Western. Directed by Irvin Cummings. Starring Randolph Scott, Gene Tierney and Dana Andrews. A Southern beauty, indignant her treatment by the Yankees, marries a confederate guerrilla.
Tue 19 Sep 17 23:50 Bar 20 Rides Again From 1935, a short version of Hopalong Cassidy. The Bar 20 boys aim to put an end to a cattle rustler’s dream of living like an emperor. Starring William Boyd, James Ellison and Jean Rouverol
Tue 19 Sep 17 00:00 Gunslinger 1956. Western. Directed by Roger Corman. Stars John Ireland, Beverly Garland & Allison Hayes. When the sheriff of a town is slain by outlaws, his widow takes over as sheriff and cleans up the town.
Tue 19 Sep 17 01:35 The Demon 1980. Horror directed by Percival Rubens and starring Jennifer Holmes, Cameron Mitchell and Craig Gardner. The screams you hear may be your own!
Tue 19 Sep 17 03:20 The Sword of Monte Cristo 1951. Adventure. Stars George Montgomery, Rita Corday & Berry Kroeger. Set in 19th Century France, The country’s conniving chief minister will stop at nothing to gain possession of the sword.
Tue 19 Sep 17 05:00 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.
Tue 19 Sep 17 05:55 Talkies: John Finch & Wartime Life John Finch, Creator of A Family At War, discusses why it was important to tackle difficult aspects of wartime life.
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Wed 20 Sep 17 06:00 Condemned 1929. Drama. Director: Wesley Ruggles. Stars Ronald Colman, Ann Harding & Dudley Digges. Colman is sent to Devil’s Island, where he becomes romantically involved with the wife of a sadistic warden.
Wed 20 Sep 17 07:45 Stagecoach West The Renegades. Wayne Rogers & Robert Bray run a stagecoach line in the Old West, where they come across a wide variety of killers, robbers and ladies in distress. (S1, E38)
Wed 20 Sep 17 08:45 Angel Who Pawned Her Harp 1954. Drama starring Felix Aylmer, Diane Cilento and Jerry Desmond. A beautiful angel is sent to The Angel, London, to help people with problems, but she has no money to support herself.
Wed 20 Sep 17 10:15 Those People Next Door 1953. Drama. Directed by John Harlow and starring Jack Warner, Charles Victor, Jimmy James & Anthony Newley. A young man’s titled parents object to his working-class fiancé.
Wed 20 Sep 17 11:50 Your Voice on the Telephone – Glimpses Glimpses: Early 1950s Instructional film on how to use the Telephone and how it works.
Wed 20 Sep 17 12:00 Beyond the Curtain 1960. Drama. Directed by Compton Bennett. Starring Richard Greene, Eva Bartok and Marius Goring. East German refugee Karen finds herself back at home when the flight she works on is forced down.
Wed 20 Sep 17 13:45 Day in Devon in the 50s – Glimpses Beautifully shot amateur colour footage of a family trip to Devon in the 50s.
Wed 20 Sep 17 14:00 Shadow of Fear 1963. Crime drama directed by Ernest Morris and starring Paul Maxwell, Clare Owen and Anita West. Waiting for his flight home from Baghdad, Bill takes a message from a British secret agent.
Wed 20 Sep 17 15:15 Glimpses: Around The World in 80 Days in 1963. Cristobal Gatun & The Miraflores Locks. (S1, E3)
Wed 20 Sep 17 15:25 Scotland Yard 1958. Crime of Honour. Directed by Montgomery Tully. Starring Russel Napier, Ivan Craig and Jean Lodge. A Thames Estuary dredger drags a man’s body from the bed of the river. (S1, E28)
Wed 20 Sep 17 16:00 Ghost of Greville Lodge 2000. Mystery. Directed by Niall Johnson and starring Jon Newman, Prunella Scales, Marc Danbury and George Cole. A teenager stays at his uncle’s mansion, where he discovers the house’s many secrets.
Wed 20 Sep 17 17:50 Switzerland in the 50s – Glimpses Very well shot colour amateur footage of a trip around Switzerland in the 1950s.
Wed 20 Sep 17 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 20 Sep 17 19:45 A Pilgrimage Through Palestine 1944. Director: Philip Brown. Visit Haifa, the Sea of Galilee, Tiberius, Capernium, Jericho, Bethlehem, Jerusalem, and the daily lives of the local fishermen, shepherds and townspeople.
Wed 20 Sep 17 20:00 A Family At War 1971. I Can Be Happy Can’t I? Created by John Finch. Stars Colin Douglas & Shelagh Fraser. Margaret spends her time with eligible widower Michael Armstrong. Edwin comes to a decision. (S2, E2)
Wed 20 Sep 17 21:00 Six Candles Made in 1960 by the British Insurance Association, this short film warns of the dangers of driving a motorcar.
Wed 20 Sep 17 21:25 Scotland Yard 1956. Person Unknown. Directed by Montgomery Tully. Starring Russel Napier, Edward Cast and Alan Robinson. A Polish spy changed places with a would-be assassin. (S1, E18)
Wed 20 Sep 17 22:00 Breaking Away 1979. Comedy. Directed by Peter Yates. Starring Dennis Quaid, Daniel Stern, Dennis Christopher and Jackie Earle-Hayley. A small-town boy vies for the affections of his college sweetheart.
Wed 20 Sep 17 00:00 All The Right Noises 1971. Drama. Directed by Gerry O’Hara. Stars Olivia Hussey, Yootha Joyce, Tom Bell, Judy Carne & Edward Higgins. A married man with two small children has an affair with a teenage girl.
Wed 20 Sep 17 01:50 Baxter! 1973. Drama. Director: Lionel Jeffries. Stars Patricia Neal, Jean-Pierre Cassel, Sally Thomsett & Britt Ekland. Roger struggles to overcome his speech problem and tense relationship with his parents.
Wed 20 Sep 17 03:55 Public Nuisance No. 1 1936. Comedy. Directed by Marcel Varnel and stars Frances Day, Arthur Riscoe and Muriel Aked. A young man goes to work as a waiter in a French hotel in this early British comedy with music.
Wed 20 Sep 17 05:35 Beautiful Dreamer 1935. Musical. Director: Joseph Santley. Stars Douglass Montgomery, Evelyn Venable & Adrienne Ames. The life and loves of composer Stephen Foster who was the influence for the early Minstrel shows.
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Thu 21 Sep 17 06:00 Pot O’ Gold 1941. Musical starring James Stewart, Paulette Goddard and Horace Heidt. Jimmy, the owner of a failed music shop, goes to work with his uncle, the owner of a food factory.
Thu 21 Sep 17 07:45 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. (S1, E8)
Thu 21 Sep 17 08:45 The Other Love 1947. Romantic drama. Seriously ill concert pianist Karen (Barbara Stanwyck) is admitted to a Swiss sanatorium, where she is attracted to the suave Doctor Stanton (David Niven).
Thu 21 Sep 17 10:35 Crooked Sky 1957. Crime drama directed by Henry Cass. An American detective & Scotland Yard must work together to crack a counterfeit gang. Stars Wayne Morris, Karin Booth and Anton Diffring.
Thu 21 Sep 17 12:00 The First Travelling Saleslady 1956. Comedy Western. A corset store owner goes broke and becomes a traveling sales lady in Texas 1897. Starring Ginger Rogers, Barry Nelson and a young Clint Eastwood.
Thu 21 Sep 17 13:50 Costal Cornwall in 50s – Glimpses A beautifully shot Family Beach Day on the Cornish Coast, bathing, picnics, rock climbing and making poor nana climb to the top of the hill!
Thu 21 Sep 17 14:00 Freedom To Die 1961. Crime drama directed by Francis Searle. Paul Maxwell plays Craig Owen, an incarcerated criminal whose cellmate holds the secret to the valuable contents within a safe deposit box.
Thu 21 Sep 17 15:15 Wheeling Them In Short documentary film about how trailers were used to tantalise audiences and bring them back to the cinema each week.
Thu 21 Sep 17 15:25 Scotland Yard 1958. The Cross-Road Gallows. Directed by Montgomery Tully. Starring John Warwick, David Lodge and Tim Turner. A farmer finds the occupants of a caravan dead inside. (S1, E29)
Thu 21 Sep 17 16:00 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.
Thu 21 Sep 17 18:00 The Good Companions 1957. Musical comedy. Directed by J Lee Thompson. Stars Eric Portman, Celia Johnson, Thora Hird and Joyce Grenfell. A touring troupe, the ‘Dinky Doos’ are in financial trouble, can anyone help?
Thu 21 Sep 17 20:00 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.
Thu 21 Sep 17 21:25 Scotland Yard 1957. The Lonely House. Directed by Montgomery Tulle. Starring Russel Napier, Dorothy Bramhall and Bettina Dickson. A trap is laid for a couple running a murderous dating agency. (S1, E19)
Thu 21 Sep 17 22:00 Best Pair Of Legs In The Business 1974. Comedy. Director: Christopher Hodson. Stars Reg Varney, Diana Coupland, Lee Montague & Jean Harvey. A middle-aged compere and drag artiste is low on talent but high on ambition.
Thu 21 Sep 17 00:00 A Taste Of Honey 1961. Drama. Director: Tony Richardson. Stars Rita Tushingham, Dora Bryan & Murray Melvin. A teen, whose life is dominated by her alcoholic mother, seeks support after discovering she is pregnant.
Thu 21 Sep 17 02:00 Arrowsmith 1931. Drama. Directed by John Ford and Starring Ronald Colman and Helen Hayes. A medical researcher is sent to a plague outbreak, where he has to decide priorities for the use of a vaccine.
Thu 21 Sep 17 04:00 Kansas City Confidential 1952. Thriller. Director: Phil Karlson. Stars Lee Van Cleef, Preston Foster, Jack Elam & Neville Brand. After being framed to take the heat of a bank heist, Joe must retrieve the cash for the police.
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Fri 22 Sep 17 06:00 Cynara 1932. Drama. Director: King Vidor. Stars Ronald Colman, Kay Francis & Phyllis Barry. Jim Warlock has always been conservative, but soon has a passionate affair when his wife leaves town for a few days
Fri 22 Sep 17 07:45 Where There’s A Will 1955. Comedy. Director: Vernon Sewell. A cockney family inherit a ramshackle farm. Alfie (Leslie Dwyer) wants to make a go of it. Starring George Cole and Kathleen Harrison.
Fri 22 Sep 17 09:15 Splendor 1935. Comedy. Director: Elliott Nugent. Stars David Niven, Joel McCrea, Miriam Hopkins & Paul Cavanagh. A well-to-do family await their son’s return, but are disappointed when they meet his new wife.
Fri 22 Sep 17 10:55 Action Stations 1957. Drama. Directed by Cecil H. Williamson and starring Paul Carpenter and Mary Martin. A forger flees to Spain but his daughter is kidnapped by a gang.
Fri 22 Sep 17 12:00 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 22 Sep 17 13:45 Winter Weekend 1952. Comedy. Director: Bernard Devlin. Stars Charles Boivin & Denise Dubreuil. A group of skiers end up spending their weekend in the Gatineaus enjoying themselves but never making it onto the hill.
Fri 22 Sep 17 14:00 The Delavine Affair 1955. Crime drama starring Peter Reynolds, Honor Blackman and Gordon Jackson. The death of a local man leads a local reporter, and the dead man’s wife (Honor Blackman), to seek his killer.
Fri 22 Sep 17 15:15 Your Voice on the Telephone – Glimpses Glimpses: Early 1950s Instructional film on how to use the Telephone and how it works.
Fri 22 Sep 17 15:25 Scotland Yard 1959. The Unseeing Eye. Directed by Geoffrey Muller. Starring Russel Napier, John Stone and Denny Dayviss. A night worker returning home sees smoke and flames coming from a building. (S1, E30)
Fri 22 Sep 17 16:00 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
Fri 22 Sep 17 17:45 Knowsley Hall Knowsley Hall is a stately home near Liverpool and is the ancestral home of the Stanley family, the Earls of Derby. An educational films showing the Hall in the early 50s.
Fri 22 Sep 17 18:00 Tornado 1943. Drama. Directed by William Berke and starring Chester Morris, Nancy Kelly and Wiiliam Henry. A hard working coal miner falls in love and marries a showgirl, but can she be happy for long?
Fri 22 Sep 17 19:40 Talkies: John Finch on Locations John Finch, Creator of A Family At war enlightens us on the problems of locations and making a period drama factually accurate.
Fri 22 Sep 17 19:45 Time Is My Enemy 1954. Drama. Director: Don Chaffey. Stars Dennis Price, Renee Asherson, Susan Shaw, William Franklyn & Patrick Barr. A re-married woman is blackmailed by her first husband, who she believed was dead.
Fri 22 Sep 17 21:00 Six Candles Made in 1960 by the British Insurance Association, this short film warns of the dangers of driving a motorcar.
Fri 22 Sep 17 21:25 Scotland Yard 1957. Bullet from the Past. Director: Kenneth Hume. Stars Ballard Berkeley, Robert Sansom and Phillipa Hyatt. An inspector investigates the shooting of a man connected to an old cold case. (S1, E20)
Fri 22 Sep 17 22:00 Last Holiday 1950. Drama. Directed by Henry Cass. Stars Alec Guinness, Beatrice Campbell & Kay Walsh. A salesman who learns he has months to live cashes in his savings to live in a fancy hotel.
Fri 22 Sep 17 23:45 BFI: Lock Your Door 1949. Thriller. Directed by Anthony Gilkison. Algernon Blackwood tells his gothic story, from the series ‘A Strange Experience’.
Fri 22 Sep 17 00:00 Handgun 1984. Drama. Director: Tony Garnett. Stars Karen Young, Clayton Day & Larry Corwin. Kathleen is in no mood to take on a new boyfriend. Macho Larry, however, will not tolerate sexual rebuffs.
Fri 22 Sep 17 02:00 Marked Men 1940. Crime. Director: Sam Newfield. Stars Warren Hull, Isabel Jewell & Paul Bryar. A young medical-school graduate escaped prison and finds a small haven in Arizona until gangsters show up.
Fri 22 Sep 17 03:15 Ghosts on the Loose 1943. Comedy. Stars Bela Lugosi & Ava Gardner. The East Side Kids try to fix up a house for newlyweds, but find the place next door haunted” by mysterious men.”
Fri 22 Sep 17 04:30 Night Ride 1937. Drama. Director: John Paddy Carstairs. Stars Jimmy Hanley, Wally Patch, Julian Vedey & Joan Ponsford. Two drivers, sacked by the crooked trucking company they work for, decide to form their own
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Sat 23 Sep 17 06:00 Treetop Daredevils – Glimpses From the 1940s. A documentary on the amazing techniques used by loggers to fell trees and the lumberjacks who risk life and limb to get wood to the Sawmill.
Sat 23 Sep 17 06:10 Flood Tide 1934. Drama directed by John Baxter and starring George Carney, Peggy Novak and Leslie Hatton. Set on the Thames estuary, romance blossoms for a young couple. Filmed at Twickenham Studios
Sat 23 Sep 17 07:25 Six Candles Made in 1960 by the British Insurance Association, this short film warns of the dangers of driving a motorcar.
Sat 23 Sep 17 07:50 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
Sat 23 Sep 17 09:25 A Prize of Arms 1962. Thriller. Patrick Magee, Helmut Schmid, Tom Bell and Stanley Baker star in this British thriller about a gang of criminals who disguise themselves as soldiers in order to steal an army payroll.
Sat 23 Sep 17 11:25 Scotland Yard 1956. Person Unknown. Directed by Montgomery Tully. Starring Russel Napier, Edward Cast and Alan Robinson. A Polish spy changed places with a would-be assassin. (S1, E18)
Sat 23 Sep 17 12:00 Gorgo 1961. Sci-Fi. An undersea earthquake causes some sea-monsters to surface. Gorgo is captured and is taken to be displayed in London, but Gorgo’s mother is looking for her baby. Starring Bill Travers.
Sat 23 Sep 17 13:30 Reach For The Sky 1956. War drama. Directed by Lewis Gilbert and stars Kenneth More, Muriel Pavlow and Lyndon Brook. This is the true story of Douglas Bader, who loses his legs but returns to flight during WW2.
Sat 23 Sep 17 16:00 Scotland Yard 1957. The Lonely House. Directed by Montgomery Tulle. Starring Russel Napier, Dorothy Bramhall and Bettina Dickson. A trap is laid for a couple running a murderous dating agency. (S1, E19)
Sat 23 Sep 17 16:35 Colonel March Investigates 1953. Crime drama starring Boris Karloff, Joan Sims and Richard Wattis. Colonel March runs the Scotland Yard office for the Department of Queer Complaints and investigates 3 strange crimes.
Sat 23 Sep 17 18:00 Sleeping Car To Trieste 1948. Drama. Director: John Paddy Carstairs. Stars Jean Kent, Bonar Colleano, Albert Lieven & David Tomlinson. Agents break into an embassy in Paris to steal a diary filled with political secrets.
Sat 23 Sep 17 19:50 Switzerland in the 1950s – Glimpses Very well shot colour amateur footage of a trip around Switzerland in the 1950s.
Sat 23 Sep 17 20:00 Breaking Away 1979. Comedy. Directed by Peter Yates. Starring Dennis Quaid, Daniel Stern, Dennis Christopher and Jackie Earle-Hayley. A small-town boy vies for the affections of his college sweetheart.
Sat 23 Sep 17 22:00 Belle Starr 1941. Western. Directed by Irvin Cummings. Starring Randolph Scott, Gene Tierney and Dana Andrews. A Southern beauty, indignant her treatment by the Yankees, marries a confederate guerrilla.
Sat 23 Sep 17 23:45 Winter Weekend 1952. Comedy. Director: Bernard Devlin. Stars Charles Boivin & Denise Dubreuil. A group of skiers end up spending their weekend in the Gatineaus enjoying themselves but never making it onto the hill.
Sat 23 Sep 17 00:00 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.
Sat 23 Sep 17 01:45 The 14 1973. Drama. Director: David Hemmings. Stars Jack Wild, Alun Armstrong, June Brown & Cheryl Hall. Based on a true story in London’s East End. 14 kids stick together after the death of their mother.
Sat 23 Sep 17 03:45 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.
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Sun 24 Sep 17 06:00 The Riverside Murder 1935. Crime. Directed by Albert Parker and stars Basil Sydney, Alastair Sim, Judy Gunn and Tom Helmore. Inspector Winton investigates a murder that has occurred shortly before a meeting of financiers.
Sun 24 Sep 17 07:15 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.
Sun 24 Sep 17 08:55 Liz Fraser Desert Mice. Liz Fraser discusses her character and gives special anecdotes and stories from her time in the film
Sun 24 Sep 17 09:00 Desert Mice 1959. Comedy. Set in WW2, this is the story of an ENSA troupe of entertainers. Starring Sid James, Dora Bryan, Alfred Marks and Liz Fraser.
Sun 24 Sep 17 10:40 Liz Fraser’s Life in Film Liz Fraser Exclusively discusses her life in film.
Sun 24 Sep 17 11:00 Six Candles Made in 1960 by the British Insurance Association, this short film warns of the dangers of driving a motorcar.
Sun 24 Sep 17 11:25 Scotland Yard 1957. Bullet from the Past. Director: Kenneth Hume. Stars Ballard Berkeley, Robert Sansom and Phillipa Hyatt. An inspector investigates the shooting of a man connected to an old cold case. (S1, E20)
Sun 24 Sep 17 12:00 Your Voice on the Telephone – Glimpses Glimpses: Early 1950s Instructional film on how to use the Telephone and how it works.
Sun 24 Sep 17 12:10 The Strange World Of Planet X 1958. Sci-fi. A British laboratory studying magnetic fields is warned by a cosmic visitor of the dangers in their experiments. Starring Forrest Tucker and Martin Benson.
Sun 24 Sep 17 13:40 Viva Zapata 1952. Drama. Directed by John Steinbeck. Starring Marlon Brando, Jean Peters, Anthony Quinn. The story of Emiliano Zapata, who led a rebellion against oppressive dictator Porfirio Diaz.
Sun 24 Sep 17 16:00 The Man In The Sky 1957. Drama. Director: Charles Crichton. Starring Jack Hawkins, Elizabeth Sellars & Walter Fitzgerald. John Mitchell is on a flight fraught with disaster but Mitchell is determined to land the plane.
Sun 24 Sep 17 17:45 BFI: Lock Your Door 1949. Thriller. Directed by Anthony Gilkison. Algernon Blackwood tells his gothic story, from the series ‘A Strange Experience’.
Sun 24 Sep 17 18:00 Sapphire 1959. Murder mystery. Directed by Basil Dearden and stars Nigel Patrick, Yvonne Mitchell and Michael Craig. Superintendent Robert Hazard investigates a murder, which could be racially motivated.
Sun 24 Sep 17 19:50 The Tree in a Test Tube 1942. Comedy. Directed by Charles MacDonald. Stars Oliver Hardy, Stan Laurel, Pete Smith Laurel and Hardy demonstrate the uses of wood in this World War II propaganda film.
Sun 24 Sep 17 20:00 A Family At War 1971. A Lesson In War. Created by John Finch. Stars Keith Drinkel & David Swift. Philip and a Polish comrade capture a German soldier in the Western Desert. (S2, E3)
Sun 24 Sep 17 21:00 Saints & Sinners 1965. Source Of Information. Human stories uncovered by the reporters of the New York City ‘Record’ newspaper.
Sun 24 Sep 17 22:00 Black Widow 1954. Mystery. Directed by Nunnally Johnson. Starring Ginger Rogers, Van Heflin and Gene Tierney. A young writer is found dead in a Broadway producer’s apartment. But who is the real culprit?
Sun 24 Sep 17 00:00 Room At The Top 1959. Drama. Director: Jack Clayton. Stars Laurence Harvey, Simone Signoret & Heather Sears. Joe Lampton arrives in a Yorkshire town with ambitions and finds solace in the arms of an older woman.
Sun 24 Sep 17 02:20 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.
Sun 24 Sep 17 04:00 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.

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DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Mon 25 Sep 17 06:00 Raffles (1930) 1930. Drama. Director: George Fitzmaurice. Stars Ronald Colman, Kay Francis, Bramwell Fletcher & David Torrence. An infamous jewel thief falls in love, and decides to forgo his life of crime.
Mon 25 Sep 17 07:30 Dante Opening Night. 1960. Stars Howard Duff, Alan Mowbray & Tom D’Andrea. Dante has put his past behind him but no one believes that he is truly finished with the underworld.
Mon 25 Sep 17 08:00 What Men Live By 1938. Fantasy. Directed by Vernon Sewell and starring Esmond Knight, Eliot Makeham and Olga Lindo. A film based a on the story by Leo Tolstoy about a shoemaker, his wife and an angel punished by God.
Mon 25 Sep 17 08:45 Vengeance Is Mine 1949. Drama. Director: Alan Cullimore. Stars Valentine Dyall, Anne Firth, Richard Goolden & Sam Kydd. A dying man hires an assassin to kill so he can frame his death on an enemy.
Mon 25 Sep 17 10:00 The Sandwich Man 1966. Comedy. Director: Robert Hartford-Davis. Stars Michael Bentine, Harry H Corbett & Norman Wisdom. A man with a sandwich-board goes around London meeting people from all walks of life.
Mon 25 Sep 17 12:00 The Million Pound Note 1954. Comedy. Director: Ronald Neame. Stars Gregory Peck, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Ronald Squire & Joyce Grenfell. Two wealthy brothers loan a penniless man 1 million pounds, in the form of one note.
Mon 25 Sep 17 13:45 The History of Rover – Glimpses Insightful glimpse into the history of the Rover Motorcar from its creation and concept to the racetracks and streets.
Mon 25 Sep 17 14:00 You Pay Your Money 1957. Crime Drama. A rogue smuggler enters a murky world when his wife is kidnapped. Directed by Maclean Rogers. Starring Hugh McDermott, Jane Hylton and Honor Blackman.
Mon 25 Sep 17 15:15 Talkies: Dinah Sheridan & Jimmy Hanley A short compilation of some great performances from husband and wife team Dinah Sheridan & Jimmy Hanley. Including ‘The Story of Shirley York’, ‘Kiss the Bride Goodbye’ and many more.
Mon 25 Sep 17 15:25 Scotland Yard 1959. The Ghost Train Murder. Directed by Geoffrey Muller. Starring Russel Napier, Gorgon Needham and Mary Laura Wood. A Hungarian girl is found murdered; stabbed by knitting needles. (S1, E31)
Mon 25 Sep 17 16:00 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.
Mon 25 Sep 17 17:40 BFI: Listen to Britain 1942. Factual. A depiction of life in wartime England during the Second World War. Director Humphrey Jennings visits many aspects of civilian life. Stars Leonard Brockington & Joseph Macleod
Mon 25 Sep 17 18:00 Freewheelers 1972. Archimedes. Starring Ray Armstrong, Wanda Moore and Adrian Wright. Mike sets out to intercept the fishing boat carrying Ares. Colin finally confronts Helga. (S7, E13)
Mon 25 Sep 17 18:30 God’s Little Acre 1958. Comedy Drama. Directed by Anthony Mann. Starring Robert Ryan, Tina Louise & Aldo Ray. A poor farmer is obsessed with finding gold on his land supposedly buried by his grandfather.
Mon 25 Sep 17 20:40 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
Mon 25 Sep 17 21:25 Scotland Yard 1957. Bullet from the Past. Director: Kenneth Hume. Stars Ballard Berkeley, Robert Sansom and Phillipa Hyatt. An inspector investigates the shooting of a man connected to an old cold case. (S1, E20)
Mon 25 Sep 17 22:00 Bigger Than Life 1956. Drama. Directed by Nicholas Ray. Starring James Mason, Barbara Rush and Walter Matthau. A schoolteacher tries an experimental drug which changes his moods and personality.
Mon 25 Sep 17 00:00 Beast From Haunted Cave 1959. Horror. Directed by Monte Hellman and stars Michael Forest, Sheila Noonan and Frank Wolf. After thieves pull off a heist and flee into the wilderness, they are pursued by a spider-like monster.
Mon 25 Sep 17 01:35 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.
Mon 25 Sep 17 02:50 The Tommy Steele Story 1957. Drama. Directed by Gerard Bryant. Stars Patrick Westwood, Tom Littlewood & Tommy Steele. A rags-to-riches tale of a young merchant seaman called Tommy who discovers a certain way with the guitar
Mon 25 Sep 17 04:30 In A Monastery Garden 1932. Drama. Director: Maurice Elvey. Stars John Stuart, Hugh Williams & Alan Napier. A story of murder, greed and sibling rivalry in music and love. Classic good versus evil.
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Tue 26 Sep 17 06:00 BFI: Friend or Foe 1982. CCF Film. Drama. Director: John Krish. WWII evacuee David hates the Germans, but now his life has been saved by one. What is the right thing to do, tell the Army or offer his help?
Tue 26 Sep 17 07:30 Dante Feline Traveller. 1960. Stars Howard Duff, Alan Mowbray & Tom D’Andrea. Dante has put his past behind him but no one believes that he is truly finished with the underworld.
Tue 26 Sep 17 08:00 BFI: Skid Kids 1953. Drama. Director: Don Chaffey. Stars Peter Neil, Barry MacGregor, Anthony Lang & A E Matthews. ‘Swanky’ and his chums take on bike thieves in this Bermondsey-shot Children’s Film Foundation short
Tue 26 Sep 17 09:00 End of the Line 1957. Directed by Charles Saunders. Starring Alan Baxter, Barbara Shelley & Jennifer Jayne. Given a fake alibi Mike robs a ‘fence’ of stolen jewels. The fence is found dead and Mike is blackmailed.
Tue 26 Sep 17 10:20 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 26 Sep 17 12:00 Magic Town 1947. Comedy. An opinion pollster finds a town which is a perfect mirror of U.S. opinions. Starring James Stewart, Jane Wyman and Kent Smith
Tue 26 Sep 17 14:00 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.
Tue 26 Sep 17 15:25 Scotland Yard 1960. The Dover Road Mystery. Directed by Gerard Bryant. Starring Geoffrey Keen, Edward Cast and Leonard Sachs. A stolen car used in a bank robbery proves too fast for the squad car. (S1, E32)
Tue 26 Sep 17 16:00 The Late Edwina Black 1951. Drama. Director: Maurice Elvey. Stars David Farrar, Geraldine Fitzgerald & Roland Culver. When a sickly Victorian woman dies, a postmortem reveals that her body contains a fatal dose of arsenic.
Tue 26 Sep 17 17:30 Take Two Nanette Newman Interview. Our new series Take Two. Well-known faces from much loved British films and classic television shows talk about their lives and careers in the business. (S1, E7)
Tue 26 Sep 17 18:00 A Song Is Born 1948. Musical. Director: Howard Hawks. Stars Danny Kaye, Virginia Mayo, Benny Goodman & Louis Armstrong. A group of music professors, including Frisbee & Magenbruch, are writing a music encyclopaedia.
Tue 26 Sep 17 20:10 Lunch Hour 1961. Comedy. Shirley Anne Field gives a great performance as a young designer on the brink of an affair with a married executive (Robert Stephens) at the company she works for. Starring Kay Walsh.
Tue 26 Sep 17 21:25 Scotland Yard 1957. Inside Information. Director: Montgomery Tully. Starring Ronald Adam, Basil Hendon and Colette Wilde. A murder hunt is launched after a real body is used as the ‘guy’ on bonfire night. (S1, E21)
Tue 26 Sep 17 22:00 Black Widow 1954. Mystery. Directed by Nunnally Johnson. Starring Ginger Rogers, Van Heflin and Gene Tierney. A young writer is found dead in a Broadway producer’s apartment. But who is the real culprit?
Tue 26 Sep 17 00:00 A Special Day 1977. Drama. Starring Sophia Loren, Marcello Mastroianni & John Verno. Two neighbours, a persecuted journalist and a resigned housewife, meet during Hitler’s visit to Italy in 1938.
Tue 26 Sep 17 02:10 Talkies: John Finch & His Crew John Finch discusses the difficulty of finding writers and actors who had wartime experience they could draw on for their performances. Also what would he change?
Tue 26 Sep 17 02:15 Las Vegas Hillbillys 1966. Comedy with Jayne Mansfield in another popular ‘Hillbilly’ film. One hillbilly inherits a debt ridden casino.
Tue 26 Sep 17 04:00 The Butler’s Dilemma 1943. Comedy. Directed by Leslie S. Hiscott. Stars Richard Hearne, Ronald Shiner & Hermione Gingold. In debt to gamblers, Rodney (Richard Hearne) agrees to pass as a butler at a gambling party.
Tue 26 Sep 17 05:30 Sprockets 1991. Sound In the Sagebrush. Presented by Barbie Wilde & John Guerrasio. A studio based series with incredible archive access. This time, a profile on Hollywood westerns. (S1, E2)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Wed 27 Sep 17 06:00 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.
Wed 27 Sep 17 07:40 Dante Dante’s Dilemma. 1960. Stars Howard Duff, Alan Mowbray & Tom D’Andrea. Dante has put his past behind him but no one believes that he is truly finished with the underworld.
Wed 27 Sep 17 08:10 BFI: Eagle Rock 1964. CFF Film. Directed by Henry Geddes. Featuring Pip Rolls, Christine Thomas & Stephen Morris. David is a stubborn London teenager frustrated when forbidden to climb a local mountain.
Wed 27 Sep 17 09:25 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.
Wed 27 Sep 17 11:00 Born Of The Sea Born Of The Sea 1949. A mysterious baby is found in a boat at sea. Where is he from? A charming portrait of a small coastal community in Coverack. Stars Dorothea Paul Directed by Anthony Mavrogordato
Wed 27 Sep 17 12:00 Treasure Hunt 1952. Comedy. Director: John Paddy Carstairs. Stars Jimmy Edwards, Martita Hunt, Naunton Wayne & Athene Seyler. After reading Sir Roderick Lyall’s will, the family learn they are short on money.
Wed 27 Sep 17 13:35 The Stolen Jools 1931. Comedy. Director: William McGann & Victor Heerman. Stars Norma Shearer, Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Buster Keaton & Edward G. Robinson. A police inspector searches Hollywood for stolen pearls
Wed 27 Sep 17 14:00 Burnt Evidence 1954. Drama starring Jane Hylton, Duncan Lamont and Donald Gray. Lamont plays the jealous husband of Hylton. When confronting her lover, he accidentally shoots the man and runs for the hills.
Wed 27 Sep 17 15:15 Glimpses: Pulborough In the 1950s A glimpse of 1950s family life with the Morrisons, along with shots of Pulborough. A Tupperware tea in the garden and general footage of ’50s Summer family living.
Wed 27 Sep 17 15:25 Scotland Yard 1960. The Last Train. Directed by Geoffrey Muller. Starring Russel Napier, Norman Johns and Lisa Daniely. Duggan investigates a murder in the London Underground. (S1, E33)
Wed 27 Sep 17 16:00 The Princess & The Pirate 1944. Adventure. Director: David Butler. Stars Bob Hope, Virginia Mayo, Walter Brennan & Victor McLaglen. When pirates attacks cowardly actor Sylvester’s ship, he isn’t quite the hero he’d said he was
Wed 27 Sep 17 17:50 Glimpses – Highway Goods Highway Goods. Educational film about a ‘wooden-headed’ terrible driver and lessons he learns from the Highway Code.
Wed 27 Sep 17 18:00 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 27 Sep 17 19:45 Glimpses: 4 & 20 Fit Girls 1940. Directed by Mary Field. Flock to your local keep fit class – there’s a war on and Britain needs its citizens in tip-top shape.
Wed 27 Sep 17 20:00 A Family At War 1971. A Lesson In War. Created by John Finch. Stars Keith Drinkel & David Swift. Philip and a Polish comrade capture a German soldier in the Western Desert. (S2, E3)
Wed 27 Sep 17 21:00 Talkies: John Finch on Themes John Finch, creator of Spoils of War a Family at War and Sam, discusses the common theme of his works
Wed 27 Sep 17 21:05 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.
Wed 27 Sep 17 21:25 Scotland Yard 1957. The Case of the Smiling Widow. Director: Montgomery Tully. Starring Russel Napier and Vernon Greeves. Police question the circumstances of an apparent suicide. (S1, E22)
Wed 27 Sep 17 22:00 Valley Of Eagles 1951. Adventure. A scientist invents a formula that converts waves into energy. His wife steals the formula and the scientist pursues her across the frozen tundra. Starring Jack Warner & Nadia Gray.
Wed 27 Sep 17 23:40 Glimpses – Steam Fair 1960s Croft Darlington Co Durham. Archive footage of a traditional steam fair with a variety of engines and steam fuelled vehicles
Wed 27 Sep 17 00:00 The Red House 1947. Drama. Directed by Delmer Daves and starring Edward G Robinson, Lon McCallister, Judith Anderson and Rory Calhoun. Two girls, when told not to, explore mysterious woodland and discover secrets
Wed 27 Sep 17 02:00 Dick Tracy’s G-Men 1939. Action. Directors: John English & William Witney. Stars Ralph Byrd, Irving Pichel & Ted Pearson. A mad doctor uses a drug to bring himself back from the dead after his execution in prison.
Wed 27 Sep 17 04:10 Stranger From Venus 1954. Sci-fi. Directed by Burt Balaban. A beautifully-crafted tale. A woman (Patricia Neal) meets a man (Dantine) from Venus with no pulse to warn Earth about the atom. Also starring Derek Bond.
Wed 27 Sep 17 05:45 Glimpses: A Cornish Holiday Beautiful footage of Porthleven, Cornwall June 1950. A parade, the high street, a family trip to a small, local beach, a boat trip and frolics on the shore.
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Thu 28 Sep 17 06:00 Mr Peabody and the Mermaid 1948. Comedy. Arthur Peabody (William Powell) undergoes a mid-life crisis. Peabody goes on vacation with his wife Polly (Irene Hervey), but he is seduced by a beautiful mermaid played by Ann Blyth.
Thu 28 Sep 17 07:30 Dante The Misfortune Cookie. 1960. Stars Howard Duff, Alan Mowbray & Tom D’Andrea. Dante has put his past behind him but no one believes that he is truly finished with the underworld.
Thu 28 Sep 17 08:00 She Knows Y’Know 1962. Comedy. Director: Montgomery Tully. Stars Hylda Baker, Cyril Smith, Joan Sanderson & Alfred Burke. A young girl’s sudden pregnancy unfolds dramas between two families.
Thu 28 Sep 17 09:30 The Missing Scientists 1955. Thriller. Directed by Steve Sekely. Stars Paul Campbell, Irene Papas & Kurt Kreuger. Two international atomic scientists working in London go missing in mysterious circumstances.
Thu 28 Sep 17 10:30 They Can’t Hang Me 1955. Drama. Director: Val Guest. Stars Terence Morgan, Yolande Donlan & Anthony Oliver. A senior civil servant is condemned to hang for murder but he claims to have top secret security information.
Thu 28 Sep 17 12:00 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 28 Sep 17 14:00 Inquest 1940. Drama directed by Roy Boulting. A young widow accused of murder is defended by a distinguished QC. Stars Elizabeth Allan.
Thu 28 Sep 17 15:15 Who was Old Mother Riley? A short insight into the Great Arthur Lucan and his hilarious character of Old Mother Riley with his wife Kitty McShane
Thu 28 Sep 17 15:25 Scotland Yard 1960. Evidence in Concrete. Directed by Gordon Hales. Starring Russel Napier, Howard Pays and Peter Welch. A young girl’s body found near a busy motorway tells of something sinister. (S1, E34)
Thu 28 Sep 17 16:00 The Southerner 1945. Drama. Director: Jean Renoir. Stars Zachary Scott, Betty Field and J. Carrol Naish. Nature decides to go against a family of cotton pickers after they decide to get their own ground.
Thu 28 Sep 17 17:50 Your Voice on the Telephone Glimpses: Early 1950s Instructional film on how to use the Telephone and how it works.
Thu 28 Sep 17 18:00 The Browning Version 1951. Drama. Directed by Anthony Asquith and starring Michael Redgrave. Crocker-Harris is a teacher at an English public school who must retire early due to ill health.
Thu 28 Sep 17 19:50 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.
Thu 28 Sep 17 21:25 Scotland Yard 1957. The Mail Van Murder. Directed by John Knight. Starring Hy Hazell, Dennis Castle and Gordon Needham. Supt. Hammond hunts down the boss of a gang that stole a mail van. (S1, E23)
Thu 28 Sep 17 22:00 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.
Thu 28 Sep 17 00:00 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.
Thu 28 Sep 17 02:00 Road To Nashville 1966. The biggest country jamboree ever filmed of its time with an all star country cast: Johnny Cash, Marty Robbins and many more.
Thu 28 Sep 17 04:10 The Hand 1960. Horror. Starring Derek Bond & Bryan Coleman. In WW2, British soldiers are captured by the Japanese and have their hands removed. Years later, someone is removing the hands of people in London.
Thu 28 Sep 17 05:30 BFI: To The Rescue 1952. Family. CFF. Director: Jacques Brunius. When George’s poodle is stolen by a thief, he & his sister enlist eccentric dog-lover and village grocer Mr Polly to help them get the pooch back
Thu 28 Sep 17 05:55 Talkies: John Finch the Creator An exclusive interview with John Finch Creator, writer and editor of the iconic series ‘A Family at War’. Here John discusses how the concept was born and how the series got the initial ‘green light’.
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Fri 29 Sep 17 06:00 Death At Broadcasting House 1934. Drama. Director: Reginald Denham. Stars Jack Hawkins, Donald Wolfit & Ian Hunter. When an actor is murdered, Detective Inspector Gregory quickly discovers that the victim had many enemies.
Fri 29 Sep 17 07:30 Dante The Unclean Green. 1960. Stars Howard Duff, Alan Mowbray & Tom D’Andrea. Dante has put his past behind him but no one believes that he is truly finished with the underworld.
Fri 29 Sep 17 08:00 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.
Fri 29 Sep 17 09:35 Gold Is Where You Find It Steve returns to Ireland after 20 years a millionaire, but when he gets drunk and loses his gold nuggets, everyone thinks there’s a gold rush.
Fri 29 Sep 17 10:05 The Flemish Farm 1943. War drama. Directed by Jeffery Dell and starring Jane Baxter, Clifford Evans and Philip Friend. An injured pilot and his nurse are separated when Belgium surrenders to the Nazis.
Fri 29 Sep 17 11:45 Glimpses: Ten Pin Bowling – 1960s Factual. 1960s short film on a hobby the whole family are enjoying, ten pin bowling.
Fri 29 Sep 17 12:00 Grand National Night 1953. Crime drama filmed at Nettlefold and a George Minter production. A horse-trainer kills his spiteful wife after a bitter fight and tries to cover up the murder. Starring Nigel Patrick.
Fri 29 Sep 17 13:35 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).
Fri 29 Sep 17 14:00 Girdle of Gold 1952. Comedy directed by Montgomery Tully and filmed at Nettlefold. Starring Esmond Knight and Maudie Edwards. A husband hides a fortune in his wife’s girdle, only for the girdle to go ‘missing’.
Fri 29 Sep 17 15:15 A Trip with The Harrisons in 1960 Glimpses: Take a trip with the Harrison family in the early 60s to Widecombe in The Moor, Lands End, Guildford and Dover where we sail out with sunset over the white cliffs.
Fri 29 Sep 17 15:25 Scotland Yard 1961. The Silent Weapon. Directed by Peter Duffell. Starring Geoffrey Keen, Stanley Morgan and Norma Parnell. A horse rider is found dead in suspicious circumstances. (S1, E35)
Fri 29 Sep 17 16:00 Unpublished Story 1942. War. Director: Harold French. Stars Richard Greene, Valerie Hobson & Basil Radford. A war correspondent during WW2 returns to London and becomes suspicious of a peace organisation.
Fri 29 Sep 17 17:35 BFI: A City Reborn 1945. Docu-Drama. Director: John Eldridge. Scripted by poet Dylan Thomas. Recalling the incendiary bombing of Coventry. One of several 1940s films introducing cinemagoers to the good old ‘prefab’
Fri 29 Sep 17 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 29 Sep 17 19:45 The House Across the Lake 1954. Crime drama. Directed & written by Ken Hughes. Stars Alex Nicol, Hillary Brooke & Sidney James. An American living in England is enticed into a scheme by a beautiful blonde to murder her husband
Fri 29 Sep 17 21:15 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 29 Sep 17 21:25 Scotland Yard 1957. The Tyburn Case. Director: David Paltenghi. Stars John Warwick, Patricia Marmont and Howard Marion Crawford. Supt. Reynolds suspects a lawyer drowned a widow for the insurance money. (S1, E24)
Fri 29 Sep 17 22:00 Compulsion 1959. Crime. Director: Richard Fleischer. Stars Orson Welles, Dean Stockwell, Bradford Dillman & Diane Varsi. Two students murder a boy in a philosophical exercise to commit the flawless crime.
Fri 29 Sep 17 00:00 Villain 1971. Drama. Director: Michael Tuchner. Stars Richard Burton, Ian McShane & Nigel Davenport. Your everyday London businessman and sadistic gang leader. Once you’ve met, you’ll wish you hadn’t.
Fri 29 Sep 17 02:00 Bad Blood 1981. Drama. Directed by Mike Newell and starring Jack Thompson. Set in WW2 and based on a true story of the New Zealand farmer who refuses to hand in his firearms and the siege that follows.
Fri 29 Sep 17 04:10 Black Memory 1947. Drama. Director: Oswald Mitchell. Stars Michael Medwin, Michael Atkinson, Moyra O’Connell & Sid James. Danny Cruff hobnobs with London’s underworld after his father is wrongly accused of murder.
Fri 29 Sep 17 05:30 Sprockets 1991. Hollywood Babes. Presented by Barbie Wilde & John Guerrasio. A studio based series with incredible archive access. A profile of some of the classic Hollywood babes and their lives. (S1, E3)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Sat 30 Sep 17 06:00 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.
Sat 30 Sep 17 06:50 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.
Sat 30 Sep 17 08:05 Dante The Bavarian Barbarians. 1960. Stars Howard Duff, Alan Mowbray & Tom D’Andrea. Dante has put his past behind him but no one believes that he is truly finished with the underworld.
Sat 30 Sep 17 08:35 BFI: Supersonic Saucer 1956. Directed by Guy Fergusson and starring Marcia Manolescue, Gillian Harrison and Fella Edmonds. A group of schoolchildren come upon an alien from Venus, and help him against a gang of criminals.
Sat 30 Sep 17 09:40 Send For Paul Temple 1946. Crime drama directed by John Argyle and starring Anthony Hulme and Joy Shelton. Scotland Yard calls in novelist and amateur detective Paul Temple to help track down a gang of diamond robbers.
Sat 30 Sep 17 11:20 Talkies: John Finch the Editor Exclusive interview with John Finch, creator, writer and editor of ‘A Family at War’, discussing the editing of the iconic series.
Sat 30 Sep 17 11:25 Scotland Yard 1957. Inside Information. Director: Montgomery Tully. Starring Ronald Adam, Basil Hendon and Colette Wilde. A murder hunt is launched after a real body is used as the ‘guy’ on bonfire night. (S1, E21)
Sat 30 Sep 17 12:00 Pride Of the Yankees 1942. Drama. Director: Sam Wood. Stars Gary Cooper, Babe Ruth, Teresa Wright & Walter Brennan. A biographical drama based on the life of baseball hall of famer Lou Gehrig.
Sat 30 Sep 17 14:30 Talkies: John Finch the Writer The Writer. Exclusive interview with John Finch, creator of A Family at War. John discusses the importance of the writer on such a large series.
Sat 30 Sep 17 14:35 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.
Sat 30 Sep 17 15:25 Scotland Yard 1957. The Case of the Smiling Widow. Director: Montgomery Tully. Starring Russel Napier and Vernon Greeves. Police question the circumstances of an apparent suicide. (S1, E22)
Sat 30 Sep 17 16:00 A Kid For Two Farthings 1955. Comedy. Director: Carol Reed. Stars Diana Dors, Celia Johnson, David Kossoff & Brenda De Banzie. A boy, who is heartbroken when his pet chicken disappears, buys a goat believing it is a unicorn.
Sat 30 Sep 17 17:45 Glimpses: Screenagers! Early 1960s documentary into the spending habit of ‘screenagers’ and the cinema goers of the 60s. Brilliant footage of 50s and 60s cinemas and the ‘screenagers’ themselves.
Sat 30 Sep 17 18:00 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.
Sat 30 Sep 17 20:15 Pit of Darkness 1961. Crime drama. A partner of a safe making firm is found unconscious on a bomb site. A large safe his company installed has been robbed. Starring William Franklyn and Nigel Green.
Sat 30 Sep 17 21:50 Glimpses – London Food Market Footage of London food markets and docks in the late 1940s
Sat 30 Sep 17 22:00 Conrack 1974. Drama. Directed by Martin Ritt. Starring Jon Voight, Paul Winfield and Madge Sinclair. A teacher introduces full education to a class of illiterate black students against the authorities’ wishes
Sat 30 Sep 17 00:00 Saturday Night & Sunday Morning 1960. Drama. Director: Karel Reisz. Stars Albert Finney, Rachel Roberts, Shirley Anne Field & Hylda Baker. In Nottingham, Arthur works in a mindless haze, but his love affairs cause him complications.
Sat 30 Sep 17 01:50 The Killer Shrews 1959. Sci-fi. Directed by Ray Kellogg (famous for his FX). Starring James Best. On an isolated island, a small group of people are terrorized by giant voracious shrews in the midst of a hurricane.
Sat 30 Sep 17 03:20 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.
Sat 30 Sep 17 05:20 BFI: Waverley Steps 1948. Factual. Director: John Eldridge. With visual grace, and wit, the film entwines a coalman’s working day with students’ revels by night, the proceedings of a court with the rituals of a courtship
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Sun 01 Oct 17 06:00 Luck of The Navy 1938. Drama. Directed by Norman Lee. Stars Geoffrey Toone, Judy Kelly and Clifford Evans. With international relations strained and war a possibility, Commander Stanton is given a special mission.
Sun 01 Oct 17 07:25 Dante My Pal, The Bullseye. 1960. Stars Howard Duff, Alan Mowbray & Tom D’Andrea. Dante has put his past behind him but no one believes that he is truly finished with the underworld.
Sun 01 Oct 17 07:55 Bush Pilot 1947. Adventure. Directed by Sterling Campbell. Red North is a bush pilot in Canada. Red’s half-brother decides to relocate his bush pilot business to the same lake, cutting into Red’s routes.
Sun 01 Oct 17 09:05 Musical Masquerade 1946. Musical. A Lost British short detailing where a composer’s inspiration comes from and The London Symphony Orchestra.
Sun 01 Oct 17 09:50 Greed of William Hart 1948. Horror. Directed by Oswald Mitchell and screenplay by John Gilling. Set in Edinburgh in the 1800s and starring Tod Slaughter as William Hart the infamous grave robber.
Sun 01 Oct 17 11:25 Scotland Yard 1957. The Mail Van Murder. Directed by John Knight. Starring Hy Hazell, Dennis Castle and Gordon Needham. Supt. Hammond hunts down the boss of a gang that stole a mail van. (S1, E23)
Sun 01 Oct 17 12:00 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.
Sun 01 Oct 17 13:25 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.
Sun 01 Oct 17 15:25 Scotland Yard 1957. The Tyburn Case. Director: David Paltenghi. Stars John Warwick, Patricia Marmont and Howard Marion Crawford. Supt. Reynolds suspects a lawyer drowned a widow for the insurance money. (S1, E24)
Sun 01 Oct 17 16:00 Glimpses – London’s West End 1946 London’s West End 1946. Step back in time to 1940s featuring the vintage advertisements at Piccadilly Circus street performers in Leicester Square and carriages riding down Oxford Street.
Sun 01 Oct 17 16:05 Tarka The Otter 1979. Family. Director: David Cobham. Stars Peter Ustinov, Peter Bennett & Edward Underdown. A family film which follows the life of an otter and its adventures in the wild.
Sun 01 Oct 17 17:55 Glimpses: London Historic footage of London in the 50s including Oxford Street, Park Lane, Grosvenor Square, Hyde Park Corner, Piccadilly and Eros by Night.
Sun 01 Oct 17 18:00 The Million Pound Note 1954. Comedy. Director: Ronald Neame. Stars Gregory Peck, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Ronald Squire & Joyce Grenfell. Two wealthy brothers loan a penniless man 1 million pounds, in the form of one note.
Sun 01 Oct 17 19:45 Glimpses: Tre, Pol & Pen 1943. Short educational film which searches for the unusual in Cornwall, exploring the local sites, people and lore.
Sun 01 Oct 17 20:00 A Family At War 1971. Is Your Journey Really Necessary? Created by John Finch. Stars Colin Douglas & John McKelvey. Sefton discovers Tony’s deception and in the process discovers his son�s girlfriend, Jenny (S2, E4)
Sun 01 Oct 17 21:00 Saints & Sinners 1965. Three Columns Of Anger. Human stories uncovered by the reporters of the New York City ‘Record’ newspaper.
Sun 01 Oct 17 22:00 Bigger Than Life 1956. Drama. Directed by Nicholas Ray. Starring James Mason, Barbara Rush and Walter Matthau. A schoolteacher tries an experimental drug which changes his moods and personality.
Sun 01 Oct 17 00:00 Look Back in Anger 1959. Drama. Director: Tony Richardson. Stars Richard Burton, Claire Bloom & Mary Ure. A musician living in near-poverty with his middle class wife releases his pent-up rage, leading to an affair.
Sun 01 Oct 17 02:00 Bulldog Drummond 1929. Thriller. Director: F Richard Jones. Stars Ronald Colman, Joan Bennett & Claud Allister. Urbane sleuth Bulldog Drummond and his man, Algy, help a woman who answers their ad in the London Times
Sun 01 Oct 17 03:50 Laurel & Hardy: Lucky Dog 1917. Comedy. This Silent film, directed by Jess Robbins, was the first ever film of Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy performing together.
Sun 01 Oct 17 04:10 Flying Deuces 1939. Comedy. Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy join the foreign legion to get over Ollie’s broken heart.
Sun 01 Oct 17 05:30 Laurel & Hardy: Home Movies Directed by Rowland V. Lee. Stars Stan Laurel & Oliver Hardy. Rare home movie footage of Stan, Ollie and other rarities!