Talking Pictures TV Programme Schedule

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August 7th to August 13th

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DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Mon 07 Aug 17 6:00 Street Song 1935. Musical. Director: Bernard Vorhaus. Stars John Garrick, René Ray & Wally Patch. Lucy & her brother are struggling to make a go of their Soho pet shop, until Lucy meets Tom, a street singer.
Mon 07 Aug 17 7:20 Colonel March of Scotland Yard The Missing Link. 1956. Stars Boris Karloff, Ewan Roberts & Eric Pohlmann. A skull, known as the Damascus man, is stolen and Colonel March’s life is imperilled trying to solve the case (S1, E20)
Mon 07 Aug 17 7:50 Three Silent Men 1940. Crime. An inventor of a deadly weapon to be used against the allies is injured in a crash. Surgeon, Sir James (Sebastian Shaw) saves his life but learns of his plot. Stars Derrick De Marney
Mon 07 Aug 17 9:15 Clash By Night 1963. Drama. Directed by Montgomery Tully. Starring Terence Longdon, Jennifer Jayne & Harry Fowler. A prison bus enroute to jail is hijacked by a gang determined to free their leader.
Mon 07 Aug 17 10:40 Dead Man’s Evidence 1963. Crime drama directed by Francis Searle and starring Conrad Phillips and Jane Griffiths. Phillips stars as a British secret agent investigating the discovery of a dead, washed up frogman.
Mon 07 Aug 17 12:00 Talkies: John Finch 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’.
Mon 07 Aug 17 12:05 Broken Journey 1948. Drama. Director: Ken Annakin & Michael C Chorlton. Stars Phyllis Calvert, James Donald, David Tomlinson & Margot Grahame. A plane crash lands miles from civilisation. The passengers must prevail
Mon 07 Aug 17 13:50 Glimpses: Along Pilgrims Way Made by Walton Films around 1940, Details the Pilgrims way walk of the 120 miles. Focusing on Southampton, Winchester, Guildford and Canterbury. Great footage of the towns in the 40s in-between.
Mon 07 Aug 17 14:00 The Adventurers 1951. Adventure. Director: David MacDonald. Stars Jack Hawkins, Dennis Price, Siobhan McKenna & Peter Hammond. During the Boer War, several men go into the South African veldt in search of diamonds.
Mon 07 Aug 17 15:35 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
Mon 07 Aug 17 16:00 The Smallest Show On Earth 1957. Comedy. Director: Basil Dearden. Stars Margaret Rutherford, Peter Sellers, Virginia McKenna & Bill Travers. A couple inherit a small cinema are shocked to find a decrepit building.
Mon 07 Aug 17 17:40 The Economy Run 1957 1957. Directed by Lew Davidson. Fantastic Economy drive footage of Silverstone and Ascot in the 50s. A must for all classic car enthusiasts.
Mon 07 Aug 17 18:00 Freewheelers 1972. The War Game. Stars Ray Armstrong, Michael Barrington, Leonard Gregory & Caroline Ellis. Colin & Cole analyse Grant’s revenge strategy and the threat of using Scorpio becomes real. (S7, E6)
Mon 07 Aug 17 18:30 Best Years of Our Lives 1946. Drama. Director: William Wyler. Stars Dana Andrews, Fredric March, Harold Russell & Myrna Loy. After WW2, the Greatest Generation returned home to great, but bittersweet, fanfare.
Mon 07 Aug 17 21:45 Glimpses: Sail Ho 1941. Director: Del Frazier. Comic glimpse of a novice pleasure boat sailor in Australia, featuring beautiful footage of yachts sailing along the Australian coast.
Mon 07 Aug 17 22:00 Hands Of The Ripper 1971. Horror. Director: Peter Sasdy. Stars Eric Porter, Jane Merrow, Angharad Rees & Dora Bryan. Jack the Ripper’s daughter seems possessed by her father’s spirit 15 years after her mother’s murder.
Mon 07 Aug 17 23:40 Glimpses: Charlie’s Elopement Edna’s father wants her to marry wealthy Count He-Ha. Charlie, Edna’s true love, impersonates the Count at dinner.
Mon 07 Aug 17 0:00 The Internecine Project 1974. Thriller. Directed by Ken Hughes. Starring Lee Grant, Harry Andrews & Ian Hendry. Robert Elliot (James Coburn) will be promoted to government advisor. But he has to keep his dirty past secret.
Mon 07 Aug 17 1:45 Games That Lovers Play 1971. Directed by Malcolm Leigh. Two ‘Madams’ Joanna Lumley as ‘Fanny Hill’ and Penny Brahms as ‘Lady Chatterley’ have a wager as to who has the best brothel.
Mon 07 Aug 17 3:30 Up In The Air 1940. Comedy. Director: Howard Bretherton. Stars Frankie Darro, Marjorie Reynolds & Mantan Moreland. An unpopular radio singer is murdered on air. It is up to the radio page boy to solve the mystery.
Mon 07 Aug 17 4:45 Lena Rivers 1932. Drama starring Charlotte Henry, Morgan Galloway and Beryl Mercer. Young Lena, born out of wedlock, goes to live with a rich uncle, but his wife and daughter don’t like her one bit.
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Tue 08 Aug 17 6:00 Lucky Jade 1937. Crime. A jade collector fires his servants but then has an accident whilst away. The staff throw a party and thieves are after his collection. Stars Betty Ann Davies and John Warwick.
Tue 08 Aug 17 7:20 Colonel March of Scotland Yard The Case of the Misguided Missal. 1956. Stars Boris Karloff, Ewan Roberts & Eric Pohlmann. A 15th century prayer volume disappears from a locked safe belonging to an Oxford Don (S1, E21)
Tue 08 Aug 17 7:50 Narrowing Circle 1955. Crime drama directed by Charles Saunders and starring Paul Carpenter and Hazel Court. A magazine crime writer is passed over for promotion by a rival who also steals the girl, but is murdered.
Tue 08 Aug 17 9:05 Dusty Ermine 1936. Drama directed by Bernard Vorhaus and starring Margaret Rutherford and Anthony Bushell. Going ‘straight’ after being in jail, Jim is suspected when forged notes start circulating in the area.
Tue 08 Aug 17 10:45 Night Was Our Friend 1951. Crime Drama. Missing for two years, Martin (Michael Gough) returns home to his wife who is now with another man. Starring Elizabeth Sellars & Michael Gough.
Tue 08 Aug 17 12:00 Glimpses: Let’s visit the Crofters Short documentary detailing the farming traditions of the Shetland Islands, from the Crofters’ summertime sheep drive to the drama of the annual herring haul.
Tue 08 Aug 17 12:20 Laxdale Hall 1952. Comedy. Car owners of a remote Scottish village refuse to pay road funds until a proper road has been built. Starring Ronald Squire, Fulton Mackay & Prunella Scales.
Tue 08 Aug 17 13:55 Talkies: John Finch 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’.
Tue 08 Aug 17 14:00 My Foolish Heart 1949. Drama. Director: Mark Robson. Stars Dana Andrews, Susan Hayward & Lois Wheeler. Mary Jane travels to Connecticut to visit her old friend Eloise, whom she hasn’t seen for seven years.
Tue 08 Aug 17 16:00 Glimpses: Ten Pin Bowling – 1960s Factual. 1960s short film on a hobby the whole family are enjoying, ten pin bowling.
Tue 08 Aug 17 16:15 To Paris With Love 1955. Comedy. Director: Robert Hamer. Stars Alec Guinness, Vernon Gray & Odile Versois. A Widow sends his 20 year-old son to Paris after deciding it is time to introduce him to the opposite sex.
Tue 08 Aug 17 17:50 Glimpses: Around The World Around the World in 80 Days in 1963. New Zealand, we start in Hutt Valley, The Lady Norwood Rose Gardens and then to Australia, starting in Sydney, Manley Beach and onto the Blue Mountains. (S1, E7)
Tue 08 Aug 17 18:00 Turn of Fate 1957. Stars David Niven, Robert Ryan & Charles Boyer. Dramatizations that depict the plight of people who are suddenly involved in unexpected and perilous situations. (S1, E27)
Tue 08 Aug 17 18:30 Penny Serenade 1941. Drama. Director: George Stevens. Stars Irene Dunne, Cary Grant, Beulah Bondi & Edgar Buchanan. A couple’s big dreams give way to a life full of unexpected sadness and unexpected joy.
Tue 08 Aug 17 20:50 BFI: Elizabethan Express 1954. Factual. Directed by Tony Thompson. An account of the first journey by the new Elizabethan Express service from London to Edinburgh. The world’s longest non-stop daily to average 60 mph.
Tue 08 Aug 17 21:15 HG Wells’ Invisible Man Strange Partners. 1958. Stars Tim Turner, Deborah Watling & Lisa Daniely. Peter Brady finds that being invisible is a defence against human beings, but not against a dog (S1, E13)
Tue 08 Aug 17 21:45 All At Sea Short comedy film starring Hal Monty and Max Bygraves as two sailors on leave. Hal tries his hand at boxing but gets more than he bargained for.
Tue 08 Aug 17 22:00 Beast in the Cellar 1970. Horror. Something is killing British soldiers. Is a terrifying beast at large? Or something even stranger and more deadly? Starring Flora Robson, Beryl Reid, Tessa Wyatt & John Hamill.
Tue 08 Aug 17 23:45 Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde 1953. Clips from the 1920 film adaptation of the classic tale, Dr Jekyll And Mr Hyde – produced by Paul Killiam (original 1920 film stars John Barrymore, Martha Mansfield & Brandon Hurst)
Tue 08 Aug 17 0:00 House on Haunted Hill 1959. Horror. Directed by William Castle. Starring Vincent Price & Carol Ohmart. A millionaire invites five people to a ‘haunted house’ party, and whoever makes it through the night earns $10,000.
Tue 08 Aug 17 1:35 Perfect Woman 1978. Two dumb aliens are sent to earth to find an earthwoman suitable to be the wife of their leader. Stars Cameron Mitchell.
Tue 08 Aug 17 3:15 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.
Tue 08 Aug 17 4:45 Love In High Gear 1932. A young couple planning to elope are overheard by a jewel thief who sees an opportunity. Stars Harrison Ford.
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Wed 09 Aug 17 6:00 Going Gay 1935. Musical starring Arthur Riscoe, Naunton Wayne and Magda Schneider. Two friends fall for a lady singer and both try to make her a star.
Wed 09 Aug 17 7:15 Colonel March of Scotland Yard The Deadly Gift. 1956. Stars Boris Karloff, Ewan Roberts & Eric Pohlmann. A pretty barmaid receives an unusual Christmas gift, a music box from a thief, dead ten years (S1, E22)
Wed 09 Aug 17 7:45 Bond of Fear 1956. Crime Drama directed by Henry Cass and starring Dermot Walsh and Jane Barrett. Filmed at Nettlefold. A man and his family on a caravan holiday in France are taken hostage by an escaped convict.
Wed 09 Aug 17 9:00 Bombay Waterfront 1952. Directed by Maclean Rogers and starring John Bentley, Patricia Dainton and Peter Gawthorne. Follows Temple’s efforts to aid the police in solving a series of gruesome murders.
Wed 09 Aug 17 10:25 Impulse 1955. Drama. Directed by Charles De la Tour & Cy Endfield. Stars Arthur Kennedy, Constance Smith & Joy Shelton. A Night club singer tricks an estate agent into thinking he killed a jewel thief.
Wed 09 Aug 17 12:00 Glimpses – Land of Contrasts 1944. Factual. Short documentary film about the contrasting faces of Switzerland – from the Medieval Chillon Castle to the bustling city of Zurich.
Wed 09 Aug 17 12:20 Snowbound 1948. Mystery drama. Directed by David MacDonald and starring Dennis Price, Herbert Lom and Robert Newton. A group of people search for Nazi treasure hidden in the Alps.
Wed 09 Aug 17 14:00 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.
Wed 09 Aug 17 15:50 Glimpses: Fitness Wins the Game Made in 1940 and directed by Donald Carter. An educational short, see Leeds play Derby, learn the art of cycling, cricket, running clubs and male fitness clubs
Wed 09 Aug 17 16:00 Cotton Queen 1937. Comedy directed by Bernard Vorhaus. Stars Will Fyffe, Stanley Holloway & Jimmy Hanley. Rival cotton mill owners work together to win a contract when love blossoms between the rival’s siblings.
Wed 09 Aug 17 17:40 Glimpses – Queen Cotton 1941. Short film about the workings of the 200-year-old cotton industry in Lancashire culminating in a fashion show displaying the latest cotton designs
Wed 09 Aug 17 18:00 A Family At War The Night They Hit No.8. Created by John Finch. Stars Colin Douglas, Shelagh Fraser & Julie Goodyear. During a night of intense bombing the Ashton children are nowhere to be found. (S1, E9)
Wed 09 Aug 17 19:00 The Winslow Boy 1948. Drama. Directed by Anthony Asquith. Stars Robert Donat, Cedric Hardwicke & Basil Radford. Pre-WW1 England, a youngster is expelled from a naval academy over a theft. His parents demand a trial.
Wed 09 Aug 17 21:15 HG Wells’ Invisible Man Point Of Destruction. 1959. Stars Tim Turner, Deborah Watling & Lisa Daniely. Dr. Brady investigates aviation sabotage (S2, E1)
Wed 09 Aug 17 21:45 Glimpses: Beach Angling In Lowestoft Circa 1960s. Archive footage of Lowestoft’s beach anglers and their families spending the day fishing by the shore.
Wed 09 Aug 17 22:00 The Final Programme 1974. Sci-Fi. Director: Robert Fuest. Stars Jon Finch, Jenny Runacre, Sterling Hayden & Patrick Magee. Scientists believe they can move humanity to the next level by recreating a perfect human.
Wed 09 Aug 17 23:50 Glimpses: A Day At The Zoo Circa 1940. Comedic short film set inside a zoo, featuring touching scenes of animal families and hilarious footage of animals playing with the zoo keepers.
Wed 09 Aug 17 0:00 Mix Me A Person 1962. Drama. Director: Leslie Norman. Stars Anne Baxter, Donald Sinden, Carole Ann Ford & Adam Faith. A barrister’s wife, who is a psychiatrist, takes on one of the cases that he has failed to win.
Wed 09 Aug 17 2:10 House of Darkness 1948. Horror. Director: Oswald Mitchell. Starring Lesley Brook, John Stuart, and in his debut feature, Laurence Harvey. A man visits a haunted house, and is terrorised by the ghost of a murder victim.
Wed 09 Aug 17 3:25 Top Cop 1990. Action. Stars Stephen P. Sides, Len Schlientz & Tiffany Dossey. Malone is an undercover detective but when his partner is shot dead he turns into a one-man army with a score to settle.
Wed 09 Aug 17 5:15 BFI: A Letter From Ayrshire 1954. Family. Directed by J.E. Ewins. This endearing travelogue takes the guise of a young lad’s letter to his New York pen pal.
Wed 09 Aug 17 5:30 The Lloyd Bridges Show Wheresoever I Enter. 1962. Lloyd Bridges introduces a news event, either current or the past, discussing its relevance. Stars Jeff Bridges & Dub Taylor. Created by: Aaron Spelling (S1, E1)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Thu 10 Aug 17 6:00 The Way of Youth 1934. Crime drama. The manager of a gaming club tries to swindle the owner. Starring Aileen Marson, Irene Vanbrugh and Sebastian Shaw.
Thu 10 Aug 17 7:15 Colonel March of Scotland Yard The Case of the Lively Ghost. 1956. Stars Boris Karloff, Ewan Roberts & Eric Pohlmann. A phony spiritualist believes she’s truly summoned a real ghost (S1, E23)
Thu 10 Aug 17 7:45 Man From Tangier 1957. Drama. Directed by Lance Comfort. Starring Robert Hutton, Lisa Gastoni & Martin Benson. Chuck Collins finds himself involved in a passport and forgery racket, just through taking the wrong coat!
Thu 10 Aug 17 9:05 The Reluctant Bride 1955. Comedy directed by Henry Cass and starring John Carroll and Virginia Bruce. A group of children whose parents are missing are looked after by a womanising oil man and a dignified entomologist.
Thu 10 Aug 17 10:35 Flannelfoot 1953. Crime drama directed by Maclean Rodgers and starring Ronald Howard and Mary Germaine. Crime news hack Mitchell is out to discover the identity of the notorious jewel thief ‘Flannelfoot’.
Thu 10 Aug 17 12:00 Glimpses: Three Days with The Fleet It’s the late 30s and we spend three days with the Australian Navy cleaning the Pom-Pom guns, lowering the boats, taking away a kedge anchor, the admiral coming aboard and seeing HMS Canberra at sea.
Thu 10 Aug 17 12:15 Silver Fleet 1943. War. Directors: Vernon Sewell & Gordon Wellesley. Stars Ralph Richardson, Googie Withers & Esmond Knight. The Gestapo, anxious for operational submarines, meet with the owner of a Dutch port.
Thu 10 Aug 17 14:00 Hour of Decision 1957. Crime. Stars Lionel Jeffries & Hazel Court. Reporter Joe (Jeff Morrow) finds his wife is the prime suspect in a murder investigation.
Thu 10 Aug 17 15:35 Glimpses: Families Of The World 1977. An educational introduction to 70s England. Meet the Newton family in Leeds and see Baim School & Elland Road. We also visit York, London & the Lake District. Ending in a brief look at Scotland.
Thu 10 Aug 17 16:00 A Hill in Korea 1956. War. Directed by Julian Amyes. Starring George Baker, Stanley Baker & Michael Caine in his first credited film role. In the Korean war, British soldiers try to fight their way back to safety.
Thu 10 Aug 17 17:40 Randle & All That Comedy short with Ernest Arnley, Gloria Day, Donovan and Frank Randle. Donovan and Byl perform comic acrobatics, Arnley and Gloria do a dance routine and Frank Randle plays an elderly shoe repairer.
Thu 10 Aug 17 18:00 Turn of Fate 1957. Stars David Niven, Robert Ryan & Charles Boyer. Dramatizations that depict the plight of people who are suddenly involved in unexpected and perilous situations. (S1, E28)
Thu 10 Aug 17 18:30 Moulin Rouge 1952. Drama. Director: John Huston. Stars Jose Ferrer & Zsa Zsa Gabor. The story is that of the crippled artist who forgets his worries by drinking and mingling at the Moulin Rouge nightclub in Paris.
Thu 10 Aug 17 20:50 Glimpses: The Crofters of Achriesgill Made in 1945 and Directed by Ralph Keene. Shot in and around Achriesgill, a crofting community in Sutherland, it tells the detailed story of this community in the 40s.
Thu 10 Aug 17 21:15 HG Wells’ Invisible Man Death Cell. 1959. Stars Tim Turner, Deborah Watling & Lisa Daniely. A young woman escapes a mental hospital where she’s been held, and appeals to Peter for help (S2, E2)
Thu 10 Aug 17 21:45 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
Thu 10 Aug 17 22:00 Carnival of Souls 1962. Horror. Director: Herk Harvey. Stars Candace Hilligoss, & Frances Feist. After surviving a car accident, Mary takes a job as a church organist, but is interrupted by visions of a fiendish man.
Thu 10 Aug 17 23:35 BFI: Fully Fitted Freight 1957. Factual. Director: Ralph Keene. The story of the fast freight, 4-48 pm, Bristol-Leeds, vacuum braked throughout. Conveyed in crisp black & white images by veteran cinematographer Ronald Craigen.
Thu 10 Aug 17 0:00 Britannia Hospital 1982. Black comedy by British director Lindsay Anderson which targets the NHS & contemporary British society in a strange and surreal plot. Stars Leonard Rossiter, Malcom McDowell & Brian Pettifer.
Thu 10 Aug 17 2:15 Sky Liner 1949. Thriller. Director: William Berke. Stars Richard Travis, Pamela Blake & Rochelle Hudson. An FBI Agent finds himself caught up in Cold War espionage when he boards a plane heading west.
Thu 10 Aug 17 3:30 Galaxina 1980. Sci-Fi Comedy. Galaxina (Dorothy Stratten) is an android who looks after the crew on board a spacecraft. Playboy centrefold Stratten was killed by her boyfriend before this film premiered.
Thu 10 Aug 17 5:15 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 10 Aug 17 5:30 The Lloyd Bridges Show El Medico. 1962. Lloyd Bridges introduces a news event, either current or the past, discussing its relevance. Stars Lloyd Bridges, Jeff Bridges & Dub Taylor. Created by: Aaron Spelling (S1, E2)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Fri 11 Aug 17 6:00 Whispering Tongues 1934. Drama. Directed by George Pearson. Starring Reginald Tate, Jane Welsh & Felix Aylmer. A man and his butler steal gems from those responsible for his father’s suicide.
Fri 11 Aug 17 7:10 Colonel March of Scotland Yard Death in the Dressing Room. 1956. Stars Boris Karloff, Ewan Roberts & Eric Pohlmann. A call for help during a Javanese dance is the clue that Colonel March needs to prove a faulty alibi (S1, E24)
Fri 11 Aug 17 7:40 Melody Club 1949. Comedy. A nitwit investigator (Terry Thomas) goes undercover in a restaurant to catch a gang of crooks.
Fri 11 Aug 17 8:55 Two on the Tiles 1951. Comedy. Director: John Guillermin. Stars Herbert Lom, Hugh McDermott & Brenda Bruce. A husband and wife are blackmailed by the butler on evidence of nights out until they combine to prevent him.
Fri 11 Aug 17 10:25 Not So Dusty 1956. Comedy directed by Maclean Rogers. Two dustmen (Bill Owen and Leslie Dwyer) come into possession of a valuable book but the donor’s sister wants it back. Also starring Joy Nichols.
Fri 11 Aug 17 12:00 Old Mother Riley: Bridget’s Night Out 1936. Comedy. Stars Arthur Lucan & Kitty McShane in their first filmed sketch which made them famous.
Fri 11 Aug 17 12:20 The Senator Was Indiscreet 1947. Comedy. A bumbling, long-winded and crooked Southern senator, considered by some as a dark horse for the Presidency, panics his party when his tell-all diary is stolen. Starring William Powell.
Fri 11 Aug 17 14:00 Night Boat to Dublin 1946. Drama. Directed by Lawrence Huntington. Robert Newton stars as Captain David Grant, a British secret agent who leads an attempt to save scientist Professor Hansen (Martin Miller) from the Nazis
Fri 11 Aug 17 15:55 Talkies: John Finch 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’.
Fri 11 Aug 17 16:00 Pearl of the South Pacific 1955. Adventure. Two beachcombers with a yacht join Rita, a woman with a past, to find black pearls on a secret island. Starring Virginia Mayo and Dennis Morgan.
Fri 11 Aug 17 17:45 Glimpses: Rock of Gibraltar Factual. A Frith Films presentation where we learn about the British limestone promontory’s importance in WW2 and the North African campaign, having once housed the HQ of General Dwight D. Eisenhower.
Fri 11 Aug 17 18:00 Turn of Fate 1957. Stars David Niven, Robert Ryan & Charles Boyer. Dramatizations that depict the plight of people who are suddenly involved in unexpected and perilous situations. (S1, E29)
Fri 11 Aug 17 18:30 The Long Duel 1967. Drama. Directed by Ken Annakin and stars Yul Brynner, Trevor Howard, Harry Andrews and Andrew Keir. An Indian tribal leader becomes a bandit to protest British oppression and tyranny.
Fri 11 Aug 17 20:45 Scales of Justice 1963. Undesirable Neighbour. Stars Vanda Godsell & Bridget Armstrong. Based on a real case, a newly married woman becomes very friendly with her male neighbours. (S1, E5)
Fri 11 Aug 17 21:15 HG Wells’ Invisible Man The Vanishing Evidence. 1959. Stars Tim Turner, Deborah Watling & Lisa Daniely. The most audacious spy in Europe murders Professor Harper and steals vital papers from his office (S2, E3)
Fri 11 Aug 17 21:45 Glimpses: Concorde In Flight 1969. Silver Screen Presents, Concorde. The first test flight from Toulouse, France, made with the British Airports Authorities. Includes shots of Trafalgar Square & the Royal family viewing the event
Fri 11 Aug 17 22:00 Death Is A Woman 1966. Drama. Director: Frederic Goode. Stars Mark Burns, Wanda Ventham, Patsy Anne Noble & Shaun Curry. An undercover agent is sent to investigate a narcotics smuggling case on a Mediterranean island.
Fri 11 Aug 17 23:35 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 11 Aug 17 0:00 Fear And Desire 1953. War. Director: Stanley Kubrick. Stars Frank Silvera, Kenneth Harp & Paul Mazursky. Four soldiers trapped behind enemy lines must confront their fears and desires.
Fri 11 Aug 17 1:15 The Night Porter 1974. Psychological Thriller. Max (Bogarde), a former concentration camp guard, finds his past life catches up with him as he attempts to protect himself and Lucia (Rampling).
Fri 11 Aug 17 3:30 A Special Day 1977. Drama. Starring Sophia Loren, Marcello Mastroianni & John Verno. Two neighbours, a persecuted journalist and a resigned housewife, meet during Hitler’s visit to Italy in 1938.
Fri 11 Aug 17 5:30 The Lloyd Bridges Show My Child Is Yet a Stranger. 1962. Lloyd Bridges introduces a news event, either current or the past, discussing its relevance. Stars Jeff Bridges & Dub Taylor. Created by: Aaron Spelling (S1, E3)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Sat 12 Aug 17 6:00 Inside The Room 1935. Crime Drama. Directed by Leslie Hiscott of Mr. Pastry fame. Austin Trevor plays French sleuth, Pierre Santos, solving a series of murders.
Sat 12 Aug 17 7:20 Climb Up the Wall 1960. Musical & Variety. Directed by Michael Winner. Featuring performers such as George ‘Calypso’ Browne, Russ Conway and Frances Day.
Sat 12 Aug 17 8:40 Colonel March of Scotland Yard The Headless Hat. 1956. Stars Boris Karloff, Ewan Roberts & Eric Pohlmann. There is a murder at the docks and Colonel March is asked by a friend of the French police to assist (S1, E8)
Sat 12 Aug 17 9:10 The Price of Silence 1959. Drama. Director: Montgomery Tully. Stars Gordon Jackson, June Thorburn & Mary Clare. Roger forges a new life for himself after his release from prison. But his past catches up with him.
Sat 12 Aug 17 10:40 Band of Thieves 1962. Musical Comedy with Acker Bilk, Jimmy Thompson, Jennifer Jayne, Geoffrey Sumner & Maudie Edwards. One of the truly great Trad’ Jazz films of all time.
Sat 12 Aug 17 12:00 The Sound Barrier 1952. War. Directed by David Lean. Stars Ralph Richardson, Nigel Patrick. An aircraft manufacturer whose passion for making the ultimate supersonic jet, suffers great personal tragedy in his quest.
Sat 12 Aug 17 14:20 The Green Man 1956. Comedy. Stars Alastair Sim, Raymond Huntley, George Cole & Terry-Thomas. A watchmaker turns out to be an assassin whose target is a leading politician but his plans are stalled.
Sat 12 Aug 17 16:00 The Night My Number Came Up 1955. Mystery. Directed by Leslie Norman and starring Michael Redgrave, Sheila Sim, Denholm Elliott and Alexander Knox. A military aircraft’s fate may or may not depend on a prophetic nightmare.
Sat 12 Aug 17 18:00 The Night Has Eyes 1942. Thriller. Director: Leslie Arliss. Stars James Mason, Wilfrid Lawson, Joyce Howard & Mary Clare. Two school teachers take refuge in an isolated house in the Yorkshire Moors when a storm breaks.
Sat 12 Aug 17 19:40 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
Sat 12 Aug 17 21:30 Scales of Justice 1966. Infamous Conduct. Stars Edgar Lustgarten & Dermot Walsh. A famous surgeon losses his license (and his wife) after a female patient accuses him of conduct unbecoming a physician. (S1, E12)
Sat 12 Aug 17 22:00 Dr. Crippen 1963. Horror. Directed by Robert Lynn. Starring Donald Pleasence & Coral Browne. The true story of Dr. Crippen, who was hanged in 1910 for poisoning his wife so he could be with his younger lover.
Sat 12 Aug 17 0:00 The Shout 1978. Horror. Director: Jerzy Skolimowski. Stars Alan Bates, Susannah York, John Hurt & Tim Curry. Once a traveller, now a patient at a mental hospital, claims to have learnt a Aboriginal magic power.
Sat 12 Aug 17 1:45 The Spiritualist 1948. Thriller. Director: Bernard Vorhaus. Stars Turhan Bey, Lynn Bari, Cathy O’Donnell & Richard Carlson. Christine thinks she can hear her late husband calling out of the surf on the beach one night
Sat 12 Aug 17 3:20 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 12 Aug 17 5:05 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).
Sat 12 Aug 17 5:30 The Lloyd Bridges Show A Pair of Boots. 1962. Lloyd Bridges introduces a news event, either current or the past, discussing its relevance. Stars Lloyd Bridges, Jeff Bridges & Dub Taylor. Created by: Aaron Spelling (S1, E4)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Sun 13 Aug 17 6:00 Castle Sinister 1947. Drama. During the war, a British agent travels to the remote Glennye Castle in the wilds of Scotland to investigate a mysterious murder by a masked phantom. Directed by Oscar Burn.
Sun 13 Aug 17 7:00 Gentle Trap 1960. A locksmith on his first burglary is on the run when a rival gang wants his haul. Stars Spencer Teakle & Martin Benson.
Sun 13 Aug 17 8:10 Talkies: John Finch 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’.
Sun 13 Aug 17 8:15 Colonel March of Scotland Yard The Second Mona Lisa. 1956. Stars Boris Karloff, Ewan Roberts & Eric Pohlmann. The Second Mona Lisa, painted six months after the first, is targeted by rival collectors (S1, E9)
Sun 13 Aug 17 8:45 Behemoth The Seamonster 1959. Sci-Fi. Atomic marine tests cause the resurrection of a dormant sea-monster who then threatens to destroy London.
Sun 13 Aug 17 10:15 Lilli Marlene 1950. Drama. Lilli, (Lisa Daniely) the French girl whose song ‘Lilli Marlene’ is loved by the Germans and the allies alike, is captured by the Nazis and rescued by the British.
Sun 13 Aug 17 11:55 Glimpses: Around The World Around the World in 80 Days in 1963. The West Indies, Port Of Spain, Trinidad. On this trip we see a 60s Trinidad, Pitch lake & Maracas, also The Netherlands Antilles, Curacao. (S1, E2)
Sun 13 Aug 17 12:00 Henry V 1944. Drama. Director: Laurence Olivier. Stars Laurence Olivier, Robert Newton, Leslie Banks & Renee Asherson. The young King Henry V embarks on the conquest of France in 1415.
Sun 13 Aug 17 14:40 Glimpses: Fitness Wins the Game Made in 1940 and directed by Donald Carter. An educational short, see Leeds play Derby, learn the art of cycling, cricket, running clubs and male fitness clubs
Sun 13 Aug 17 14:50 BFI: Welcome to Britain 1943. Factual. Directed by Anthony Asquith. Stars Carla Lehmann, Felix Aylmer & Burgess Meredith. This WWII film aims to explain British culture to the newly arrived American soldier.
Sun 13 Aug 17 16:00 Glimpses: London River Bus late 1940s Take a trip on The Thames from Greenwich, where many of London’s historic features are to be seen: Tower Bridge, The Tower Of London, St Pauls, the ‘new’ Waterloo Bridge & on to Westminster
Sun 13 Aug 17 16:05 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
Sun 13 Aug 17 17:55 Talkies: John Finch 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’.
Sun 13 Aug 17 18:00 A Family At War One of Ours. Creator: John Finch. Stars Colin Douglas & Shelagh Fraser. David’s bombing raid goes horribly awry on the return to Britain. Fred confronts Sheila over her relationship with Bob (S1, E10)
Sun 13 Aug 17 19:00 The Night My Number Came Up 1955. Mystery. Directed by Leslie Norman and starring Michael Redgrave, Sheila Sim, Denholm Elliott and Alexander Knox. A military aircraft’s fate may or may not depend on a prophetic nightmare.
Sun 13 Aug 17 21:00 Dick Powell Theatre Apples Don’t Fall. Dick Powell served as host to this hugely popular 60s series with a glittering cast of guest stars. Starring Johnny Crawford & David Niven. (S1, E26)
Sun 13 Aug 17 22:00 What A Crazy World 1963. Musical. Directed by Michael Carreras. Stars Joe Brown, Susan Maughan, Harry H Corbett and Marty Wilde. An East End lad, Alf Hitchens, dreams of hitting the big time in the music business.
Sun 13 Aug 17 23:45 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.
Sun 13 Aug 17 0:00 Dementia 13 1963. Horror. Director: Francis Ford Coppola. Stars William Campbell, Patrick Magee & Luana Anders. After murdering her husband, Louise tells the family he left on urgent business.
Sun 13 Aug 17 1:30 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.
Sun 13 Aug 17 3:30 The Patriot 1985. Drama starring Stack Pierce and Leslie Nielson. An ex American Navy S.E.A.L. helps defeat a group of terrorists.
Sun 13 Aug 17 5:20 Glimpses – 1930s East Grinstead Footage of East Grinstead & surrounding areas in the 1930s.
Sun 13 Aug 17 5:30 The Lloyd Bridges Show Mr. Pennington’s Machine. 1962. Lloyd Bridges introduces a news event, either current or the past, discussing its relevance. Stars Jeff Bridges & Dub Taylor. Created by: Aaron Spelling (S1, E5)

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DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Mon 14 Aug 17 6:00 Just Like Heaven 1930. Tobey Mitchell, a young Parisian balloon vendor with ambitions to become a designer of pageants, guards his stand in the Street of the Poor.
Mon 14 Aug 17 7:15 Colonel March of Scotland Yard The New Invisible Man. 1956. Stars Boris Karloff, Ewan Roberts & Eric Pohlmann. Colonel March receives a queer complaint that a pair of disembodied gloves killed a man (S1, E25)
Mon 14 Aug 17 7:45 Hills Of Donegal 1947. Drama. Stars Dinah Sheridan, James Etherington, Moore Marriott & John Bentley. Eileen Hannay is the singing star of an Irish operatic society but gives up to marry Terry O’Keefe.
Mon 14 Aug 17 9:25 Third Alibi 1961. Drama. Directed by Montgomery Tully. Starring Laurence Payne, Patricia Dainton. A married composer finds that his affair with his wife’s half-sister has resulted in her death.
Mon 14 Aug 17 10:45 Life In Danger 1959. Crime thriller directed by Terry Bishop and stars Derren Nesbitt. A child murderer escapes from an asylum.
Mon 14 Aug 17 12:00 His Girl Friday 1940. Drama. Director: Howard Hawks. Stars Cary Grant, Rosalind Russell & Ralph Bellamy. A newspaper editor tries everything to keep his ace reporter ex-wife from remarrying.
Mon 14 Aug 17 13:50 Glimpses – Highway Goods Highway Goods. Educational film about a ‘wooden-headed’ terrible driver and lessons he learns from the Highway Code.
Mon 14 Aug 17 14:00 The Marked One 1963. Crime. Director: Francis Searle. Stars William Lucas, Zena Walker & Patrick Jordan. Criminals kidnap a man’s daughter in order to obtain forgery plates which they believe to be in his possession
Mon 14 Aug 17 15:20 Talkies: John Finch 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.
Mon 14 Aug 17 15:25 Scotland Yard 1953. The Drayton Case. Directed by Ken Hughes. Stars Victor Platt & Vincent Ball. The aftermath of a wartime air raid reveals the body of a murdered woman. (S1, E1)
Mon 14 Aug 17 16:00 High Tide 1980. Thriller. A man just released from prison for manslaughter heads to the West Country to solve the mystery behind his victim’s cryptic last words. Stars Ian McShane, Wendy Morgan & John Bird.
Mon 14 Aug 17 17:50 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 14 Aug 17 18:00 Freewheelers 1972. Helga! 1/2. Stars Ray Armstrong, Michael Barrington, Leonard Gregory & Caroline Ellis. Colin & co. round on Grant in an effort to stop him using Scorpio. Morris gains an ally in Sweden (S7, E7)
Mon 14 Aug 17 18:30 She 1965. Adventure. Director: Robert Day. Stars Ursula Andress, John Richardson, Peter Cushing & Christopher Lee. Archaeologists stumble across a lost city, run by a beautiful immortal Queen.
Mon 14 Aug 17 20:30 Target: The Corruptors The Million Dollar Dump. 1961. Stars Stephen McNally, Robert Harland & Harold J. Stone. Investigative reporters Paul Marino & Jack Flood investigate various cases of industrial corruption. (S1, E1)
Mon 14 Aug 17 21:30 HG Wells’ Invisible Man The Prize. 1959. Stars Tim Turner, Deborah Watling & Lisa Daniely. Peter Brady travels to Scandinavia to collect an international prize for his contribution to science (S2, E4)
Mon 14 Aug 17 22:00 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.
Mon 14 Aug 17 22:15 Guilt Is My Shadow 1950. Drama. Directed by Roy Kellino. Stars Patrick Holt, Elizabeth Sellars and Peter Reynolds. A farmer is enjoying an idyllic life in Devon, until his nephew arrives on the run from the police.
Mon 14 Aug 17 0:00 Hot Target 1985. Drama. An American wife is seduced by a fellow American, but does she have another motive? Starring Simone Griffeth and Bryan Marshall.
Mon 14 Aug 17 1:50 The Troublemaker 1964. Comedy. A naive chicken farmer from New Jersey moves to Greenwich Village to open a coffee house. Starring Tom Aldredge & Joan Darling.
Mon 14 Aug 17 3:30 Hollywood Gong Show 1983. Compilation of hilarious clips from Hollywood variety shows. Stars Jayne Mansfield & Mickey Rooney.
Mon 14 Aug 17 4:45 Life In Danger 1959. Crime thriller directed by Terry Bishop and stars Derren Nesbitt. A child murderer escapes from an asylum.
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Tue 15 Aug 17 6:00 The Black Abbot 1934. Crime Comedy. Directed by George A. Cooper. Stars John Stuart, Judy Kelly & Edgar Norfolk. A gang of crooks uses the legend of a ghost haunting an old dark mansion to help them kidnap a rich man
Tue 15 Aug 17 7:05 Colonel March of Scotland Yard Passage at Arms. 1956. Stars Boris Karloff, Ewan Roberts & Eric Pohlmann. A French fencing match provides the telling clue in a murder and Inspector Goron travels to London to assist March (S1, E26)
Tue 15 Aug 17 7:35 Danny Boy 1941. Drama. A successful singer in America returns to Britain during the Blitz to find her ex-husband and son have fallen on hard times. Starring David Farrar and Ann Todd.
Tue 15 Aug 17 9:10 Down Among The Z Men 1952. Comedy directed by Maclean Rogers and starring Michael Bentine, Harry Secombe, Spike Milligan and Peter Sellers. Prof. Pureheart loses a secret formula in the grocery shop.
Tue 15 Aug 17 10:40 Glad Tidings 1953. Drama. Colonel’s adult children object to him marrying an American widow. Starring Barbara Kelly and Raymond Huntley.
Tue 15 Aug 17 12:00 Dance Little Lady 1954. Drama. The story of a successful dancer who fights with her husband for the attention of their daughter. Starring Terence Morgan, Mai Zetterling and Guy Rolfe.
Tue 15 Aug 17 13:45 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.
Tue 15 Aug 17 14:00 The Limping Man 1953. Crime. Frank (Lloyd Bridges), an American, returns to England to see his war-time sweetheart (Moira Lister) but witnesses a shooting whilst leaving the plane.
Tue 15 Aug 17 15:25 Scotland Yard 1953. The Missing Man. Directed by Ken Hughes. Stars Tristan Rawson & Evelyn Moore. The Dream of a Retired Vicar’s wife sets police on the trail of a man who has been missing since 1938. (S1, E2)
Tue 15 Aug 17 16:00 The Glass Mountain 1949. Drama. The classic tale of a war romance featuring the smash hit music of The Legend of The Glass Mountain. Starring Michael Denison and Dulcie Gray, with vocals from Tito Gobbi.
Tue 15 Aug 17 17:55 Talkies: John Finch Exclusive interview with John Finch, Creator, writer & editor of ‘A Family at War’. John Finch discusses the editing of ‘A Family at War’.
Tue 15 Aug 17 18:00 Turn of Fate 1957. Stars David Niven, Robert Ryan & Charles Boyer. Dramatizations that depict the plight of people who are suddenly involved in unexpected and perilous situations. (S1, E30)
Tue 15 Aug 17 18:30 All Over The Town 1949. Drama. Director: Derek N. Twist. Norman Wooland, Sarah Churchill, Bryan Forbes & James Hayter. After serving in the RAF during WW2, Nat Hearn struggles to return to his pre-war job.
Tue 15 Aug 17 20:15 Witness In The Dark 1959. Drama. A burglar murders an old woman but a girl who is blind witnesses” the robber as he flees. Starring Patricia Dainton
Tue 15 Aug 17 21:30 HG Wells’ Invisible Man Flight Into Darkness. 1959. Stars Tim Turner, Deborah Watling & Lisa Daniely. A scientist is talked into believing his new discovery will endanger the safety of mankind (S2, E5)
Tue 15 Aug 17 22:00 The Family Way 1966. Drama. Directors: Roy & John Boulting. Stars Hayley Mills, Hywel Bennett, John Mills & Marjorie Rhodes. A look at the troubles of two young newlyweds, who’s marriage has yet to be consummated.
Tue 15 Aug 17 0:15 Hannie Caulder 1971. Western. Robert Culp, Raquel Welch, Ernest Borgnine, Diana Dors & Christopher Lee star in this hard-edged Western. An outlaw gang descend on an innocent ranching family.
Tue 15 Aug 17 2:00 Dangerous Cargo 1954. Drama directed by John Harlow. Tim (Jack Watling) is tricked by a wartime friend (Terence Alexander) into revealing details of a gold shipment.
Tue 15 Aug 17 3:20 Beyond The Universe 1981 Sci-fi. A 21st century scientist tries to save the world after two atomic wars.
Tue 15 Aug 17 5:10 Bespoke Overcoat 1955. Drama. Director: Jack Clayton. Stars David Kossoff & Alfie Bass. A man’s only desire is to have an overcoat, but dies of hypothermia and so returns as a ghost demanding his friend steal him one
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Wed 16 Aug 17 6:00 Talkies: John Finch Exclusive interview with John Finch, Creator, writer & editor of ‘A Family at War’. John Finch discusses the editing of ‘A Family at War’.
Wed 16 Aug 17 6:05 Hearts of Humanity 1936. Drama. Directed by John Baxter. A clergyman (Wilfred Walter) finds himself hounded out of his clergy by gossip and turns to a new purpose in life. Also stars Bransby Williams & Cathleen Nesbitt.
Wed 16 Aug 17 7:35 Stagecoach West High Lonesome. 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, E1)
Wed 16 Aug 17 8:35 Butch & Billy & Their Bang Bang Western Plot – Rustling & Kidnapping! 1961. A short Western adventure voiced by Steve and Danny Krieger.
Wed 16 Aug 17 8:45 Cavalcade of Variety 1941. Musical directed by Thomas Bentley. Featuring Peter Brough, Billy Cotton and his band, the Sherman Fisher girls and many more.
Wed 16 Aug 17 10:00 Talkies: John Finch 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.
Wed 16 Aug 17 10:05 Johnny On The Spot 1954. Crime directed by Maclean Rogers. Johnny (Hugh McDermott) returns from a prison sentence to get the man who framed him.
Wed 16 Aug 17 11:35 Glimpses: Cambridge in 1945 A Glimpse at The University of Cambridge and student’s life in 1945 and the surrounding streets and the town itself.
Wed 16 Aug 17 12:00 Paul Temple’s Triumph 1950. Nettlefold Films production directed by Maclean Rogers and starring John Bentley & Dinah Sheridan. Paul Temple is on the hunt for a kidnapped scientist who’s invented a secret formula.
Wed 16 Aug 17 13:35 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 16 Aug 17 14:00 Patricia Dainton Presents… House in Marsh Road. Exclusive interviews with Patricia Dainton who discusses her time on this film and her career in general. (S1, E7)
Wed 16 Aug 17 14:05 The House In Marsh Road 1960. Horror directed By Montgomery Tully and starring Patricia Dainton, Sam Kydd and Sandra Dorne. Jean is left a house and hopes it will be the fresh start they need but the house has other ideas.
Wed 16 Aug 17 15:25 Scotland Yard 1953. The Candlelight Murder. Directed by Ken Hughes. Stars Jack Lambert, Gerald Case, Robert Cawdron & Clifford Buckton. An inspector unmasks the killer of an elderly hermit. (S1, E3)
Wed 16 Aug 17 16:00 The Stars Look Down 1939. Directed by Carol Reed. Starring Michael Redgrave and Margaret Lockwood. Davey Fenwick leaves his mining village on a university scholarship intent on returning to better support the miners.
Wed 16 Aug 17 17:55 Talkies: John Finch Exclusive interview with John Finch, Creator, writer & editor of ‘A Family at War’. John Finch discusses the editing of ‘A Family at War’.
Wed 16 Aug 17 18:00 A Family At War One of Ours. Creator: John Finch. Stars Colin Douglas & Shelagh Fraser. David’s bombing raid goes horribly awry on the return to Britain. Fred confronts Sheila over her relationship with Bob (S1, E10)
Wed 16 Aug 17 19:00 Glimpses: On Guard Directed by William Bullen. We join the Kent Ambulance Service for a week in the 1950s. On Call, attending incidents and how to prevent injuries in a 1950s home.
Wed 16 Aug 17 19:20 Heart of the Matter 1953. Drama. Director: George More O’Ferrall. Adapted from the Graham Greene novel. Stars Trevor Howard as an assistant policeman posted in Sierra Leone in WW2. Co-stars Elizabeth Allan & Maria Schell
Wed 16 Aug 17 21:30 HG Wells’ Invisible Man Decoy. 1959. Stars Tim Turner, Deborah Watling & Lisa Daniely. Twin sister entertainers visit London as guests of the government, but one disappears mysteriously (S2, E6)
Wed 16 Aug 17 22:00 The Entertainer 1960. Drama. Director: Tony Richardson. Stars Brenda de Banzie, Roger Livesey, Joan Plowright & Laurence Olivier who earned an Oscar nomination for his performance as the seedy music hall entertainer.
Wed 16 Aug 17 0:00 The Night Porter 1974. Psychological Thriller. Max (Bogarde), a former concentration camp guard, finds his past life catches up with him as he attempts to protect himself and Lucia (Rampling).
Wed 16 Aug 17 2:20 Warp Speed 1980. Sci-Fi. A beautiful psychic is dispatched to investigate a space shuttle when its crew mysteriously disappears. Starring Adam West and Camille Mitchell.
Wed 16 Aug 17 4:05 Once A Thief 1935. Drama. Down on his luck inventor Roger (John Stuart) ‘borrows’ some money from a handbag he finds but things go wrong when a necklace from the bag goes missing.
Wed 16 Aug 17 5:25 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 16 Aug 17 5:50 Glimpses: Around The World Around the World in 80 Days in 1963. Korolevu Beach. (S1, E6)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Thu 17 Aug 17 6:00 The Lad 1935. Drama. A Convict (Gordon Harker) goes to a stately home intent on stealing but is mistaken for a detective.
Thu 17 Aug 17 7:25 Stagecoach West The Land Beyond. 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, E2)
Thu 17 Aug 17 8:25 Live It Up 1963. Featuring music from the likes of Kenny Ball, Gene Vincent and Heinz. A pop film classic from the golden era. Dave (David Hemmings) and his mates are GPO riders who dream of becoming stars.
Thu 17 Aug 17 9:50 All In Good Fun 1956. Comedy. Bob Monkhouse introduces the golden age of slapstick comedy. Mack Sennett, Chaplin, The Keystone Kops and many more.
Thu 17 Aug 17 10:40 John Halifax Gentleman 1938. Drama. Stars John Warwick, Nancy Burne, & Muriel Pavlow. A homeless waif arrives in Norton Bury in 1790. He eventually becomes a partner in the mill of his employer and a highly respected member
Thu 17 Aug 17 12:00 Glimpses: Seen at the Zoo in 1948 Made in 1948 we visit the zoo and spend time with the Giant Panda and The Penguins.
Thu 17 Aug 17 12:05 The Gilded Cage 1955. Directed by John Gilling and starring Alex Nicol. Two brothers are embroiled in a racket to smuggle a valuable painting. When a murder is committed they must try and clear their names.
Thu 17 Aug 17 13:35 Glimpses: On Guard Directed by William Bullen. We join the Kent Ambulance Service for a week in the 1950s. On Call, attending incidents and how to prevent injuries in a 1950s home.
Thu 17 Aug 17 13:50 Glimpses: Around The World Around the World in 80 Days in 1963. The West Indies, Port Of Spain, Trinidad. On this trip we see a 60s Trinidad, Pitch lake & Maracas, also The Netherlands Antilles, Curacao. (S1, E2)
Thu 17 Aug 17 14:00 Gaolbreak 1962. Directed by Francis Searle and starring Peter Reynolds, Avice Landon and David Kernan. A mother and her two sons run a newsagents as a front for their criminal activity.
Thu 17 Aug 17 15:15 BFI: New Towns for Old 1942. Factual. This wartime public information film combines impressive shots of industrial poverty with inspiring words scripted by Dylan Thomas, proffering new housing and better lives after the war
Thu 17 Aug 17 15:25 Scotland Yard 1954. The Blazing Caravan. Director: Ken Hughes. Stars Edgar Driver, Alan Robinson & Betty Carter. A Salesman turns murderer after learning that his client has just won the football pools. (S1, E4)
Thu 17 Aug 17 16:00 Glimpses: When Motorways Were Fun Early footage of the M1.
Thu 17 Aug 17 16:05 The Woman For Joe 1955. Drama. Director: George More O’Ferrall. Stars Diane Cilento, George Baker, Jimmy Karoubi & David Kossoff. A sideshow owner and his main attraction fall in love with the same woman.
Thu 17 Aug 17 17:55 Glimpses: Around The World Around the World in 80 Days in 1963. Balboa and Panama. (S1, E4)
Thu 17 Aug 17 18:00 Turn of Fate 1957. Stars David Niven, Robert Ryan & Charles Boyer. Dramatizations that depict the plight of people who are suddenly involved in unexpected and perilous situations. (S1, E31)
Thu 17 Aug 17 18:30 The Big Job 1965. Comedy. A gang of crooks are caught on a big job. 15 years later they find their loot is now buried under a police station. Stars Sidney James, Sylvia Syms, Dick Emery & Joan Sims.
Thu 17 Aug 17 20:15 Dangerous Cargo 1954. Drama directed by John Harlow. Tim (Jack Watling) is tricked by a wartime friend (Terence Alexander) into revealing details of a gold shipment.
Thu 17 Aug 17 21:30 HG Wells’ Invisible Man The White Rabbit. 1959. Stars Tim Turner, Deborah Watling & Lisa Daniely. A lab rabbit is responsible for unveiling one of the most cunning schemes ever created (S2, E7)
Thu 17 Aug 17 22:00 The Trap 1966. Drama. Directed by Sidney Hayers and starring Oliver Reed, Rita Tushingham and Linda Goranson. A fur trapper takes a mute girl as his unwilling wife to live with him in his cabin in the woods
Thu 17 Aug 17 0:05 Raffles (1939) 1939. Adventure. Director: Sam Wood. Stars David Niven, Olivia de Havilland & Dame May Whitty. A Scotland Yard inspector matches his wits with a gentleman cat burglar.
Thu 17 Aug 17 1:35 The Killings At Outpost Zeta 1980. Sci-Fi. A team investigates the mysterious deaths of two previous expeditioners to a strategically important part of a barren world.
Thu 17 Aug 17 3:25 The Golden Disc 1958. Pop drama starring Lee Patterson, Mary Steele, Terry Dene & Linda Gray. A young pop composer and singer opens a coffee bar. They are joined by budding singer Terry Dene as himself.
Thu 17 Aug 17 5:00 Target: The Corruptors Pier 60. 1961. Stars Stephen McNally, Robert Harland & Harold J. Stone. Investigative reporters Paul Marino & Jack Flood investigate various cases of industrial corruption. (S1, E2)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Fri 18 Aug 17 6:00 The Man Who Changed His Name 1934. Drama. Lyn Harding plays Shelby Clive, who has been obliged to shorten his last name so that he won’t be confused with a notorious (and never-apprehended) wife murderer.
Fri 18 Aug 17 7:35 Stagecoach West Dark Return. 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, E3)
Fri 18 Aug 17 8:35 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 18 Aug 17 9:00 Tinker 1949. Documentary. Gunther Krampf tells the story of young mining trainees. Tinker (Derek Smith), a Gipsy’s son runs away and joins the mining school.
Fri 18 Aug 17 10:15 BFI: New Towns for Old 1942. Factual. This wartime public information film combines impressive shots of industrial poverty with inspiring words scripted by Dylan Thomas, proffering new housing and better lives after the war
Fri 18 Aug 17 10:25 While I Live 1947. Drama. (aka The Dream of Olwen) 25 years later, a spinster still obsesses over the death of her sister, who was a composer.
Fri 18 Aug 17 12:00 Talkies: John Finch 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.
Fri 18 Aug 17 12:05 Stranger In Town 1957. Drama. Directed George Pollock. Starring Alex Nicol, Anne Paige & Mary Laura Wood. In a sleepy village, a composer is shot dead and a woman is found gassed. Who killed them and why?
Fri 18 Aug 17 13:35 Glimpses: Cambridge in 1945 A Glimpse at The University of Cambridge and student’s life in 1945 and the surrounding streets and the town itself.
Fri 18 Aug 17 14:00 Blackout 1950. Crime Noir with Maxwell Reed and Dinah Sheridan. An ambulance drops a blind patient to the wrong address, where he stumbles over a dead body.
Fri 18 Aug 17 15:25 Scotland Yard 1954. The Dark Stairway. Director: Ken Hughes. Stars Vincent Ball & George Manship. A blind man who is witness to a murder on a darkened stairway is asked to identify the killer. (S1, E5)
Fri 18 Aug 17 16:00 Left, Right and Centre 1959. Comedy. Director: Sidney Gilliat. Stars: Ian Carmichael, Alastair Sim & Patricia Bredin. The Tory candidate at the Earndale by-election inadvertently starts a friendship with his election rival.
Fri 18 Aug 17 17:50 Glimpses: Toronto Symphony Rare footage from the 1920s showing the great Sir Ernest MacMillan conducting the Toronto Symphony Orchestra in concert.
Fri 18 Aug 17 18:00 Turn of Fate 1957. Stars David Niven, Robert Ryan & Charles Boyer. Dramatizations that depict the plight of people who are suddenly involved in unexpected and perilous situations. (S1, E32)
Fri 18 Aug 17 18:30 Albert R.N. 1953. Directed by Lewis Gilbert. Starring Jack Warner, Robert Beatty and Anthony Steel. With the help of a life-like dummy, Allied forces are escaping a POW camp. Based on a true story.
Fri 18 Aug 17 20:15 Serena 1962. Drama. Directed by Peter Maxwell. Starring Patrick Holt, Emrys Jones & Honor Blackman. An inspector strives to solve the mystery of an artist’s dead wife. The artist becomes the main suspect.
Fri 18 Aug 17 21:30 HG Wells’ Invisible Man Man In Disguise. 1959. Stars Tim Turner, Deborah Watling & Lisa Daniely. At Paris airport a man uses Dr. Brady’s identity to smuggle drugs (S2, E8)
Fri 18 Aug 17 22:00 Silver Dream Racer 1980. Drama. Director: David Wickes. Stars David Essex, Beau Bridges, Harry H Corbett & Diane Keen. A motorcycle enthusiast inherits the prototype for an incredibly fast bike, designed by his brother.
Fri 18 Aug 17 0:10 Strongroom 1962. Crime. Two car breakers plan a bank robbery. When their hostages get locked in the bank’s strongroom, they face becoming potential murderers. Starring Derren Nesbitt, Colin Gordon & Ann Lynn.
Fri 18 Aug 17 1:45 Resurrection of Zachary Wheeler 1971. Sci-Fi starring Leslie Nielsen, Bradford Dillman and Don Haggerty. After a terrible car accident, a presidential candidate awakens in a New Mexico clinic without a trace of injury.
Fri 18 Aug 17 3:55 Dead End 1937. Thriller. Director: William Wyler. Stars Humphrey Bogart, Sylvia Sidney, Joel McCrea & Wendy Barrie. A Big-time gangster flees to his former home, only to find things are less than sweet.
Fri 18 Aug 17 5:45 Glimpses: Listening to Music Made in 1963. A short educational film, commentated by the great Andrew Timothy, the original announcer of The Goon Show and BBC home service.
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Sat 19 Aug 17 6:00 Anything To Declare? 1938. John Loder and Elliot Makeham star in this topical thriller. Professor Grayson is working on an anti-gas formula and Dr. Klee, whose peace propaganda masks other interests, means to obtain it.
Sat 19 Aug 17 7:30 Stagecoach West The Unwanted. 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, E4)
Sat 19 Aug 17 8:30 Butch & Billy & Their Bang Bang Western Plot – Rustling & Kidnapping! 1961. A short Western adventure voiced by Steve and Danny Krieger.
Sat 19 Aug 17 8:40 Angel Who Pawned Her Harp 1954. Drama starring Felix Aylmer, Diane Cilento and Jerry Desmond. A beautiful angel is sent to The Angel, London, to help people with problems, but she has no money to support herself.
Sat 19 Aug 17 10:10 Scarlet Web 1954. Crime drama directed by Charles Saunders. An insurance investigator is framed for murder after a client is found dead. Starring Griffith Jones and Hazel Court.
Sat 19 Aug 17 11:25 Scotland Yard 1953. The Drayton Case. Directed by Ken Hughes. Stars Victor Platt & Vincent Ball. The aftermath of a wartime air raid reveals the body of a murdered woman. (S1, E1)
Sat 19 Aug 17 12:00 The Marked One 1963. Crime. Director: Francis Searle. Stars William Lucas, Zena Walker & Patrick Jordan. Criminals kidnap a man’s daughter in order to obtain forgery plates which they believe to be in his possession
Sat 19 Aug 17 13:20 Sewers of Gold 1979. Crime thriller. Directed by Francis Megahy and stars Ian McShane, Christopher Matthew and Warren Clarke. A group of fascists plan to finance their work by pulling off a bank robbery.
Sat 19 Aug 17 15:25 Scotland Yard 1953. The Missing Man. Directed by Ken Hughes. Stars Tristan Rawson & Evelyn Moore. The Dream of a Retired Vicar’s wife sets police on the trail of a man who has been missing since 1938. (S1, E2)
Sat 19 Aug 17 16:00 Glimpses: When Motorways Were Fun Early footage of the M1.
Sat 19 Aug 17 16:05 Seven Days to Noon 1950. Drama. Directors: John 7 Roy Boulting. Stars Barry Jones, Andre Morell, Joan Hickson & Olive Sloane. A scientist steals an atomic bomb and threatens to detonate in in London.
Sat 19 Aug 17 17:55 Glimpses: Brighton In the 50s Rare footage of 50s Brighton with the trolleybuses, The Pavilion and the famous Victoria Gardens and the promenade.
Sat 19 Aug 17 18:00 The Millionairess 1960. Comedy. Director: Anthony Asquith. Stars: Sophia Loren, Peter Sellers & Alastair Sim. Peter Sellers first big hit. She’s the world’s richest woman. But her inheritance comes with a catch
Sat 19 Aug 17 19:50 Talkies: John Finch 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 19 Aug 17 19:55 Sea of Sand 1958. War. Guy Green. Stars Richard Attenborough, Michael Craig & John Gregson. The Long Range Desert Group go on an expedition through North Africa to destroy a huge Nazi fuel dump.
Sat 19 Aug 17 21:55 Glimpses: Seen at the Zoo in 1948 Made in 1948 we visit the zoo and spend time with the Giant Panda and The Penguins.
Sat 19 Aug 17 22:00 Hell Drivers 1957. Drama. Directed by C. Raker Endfiled and stars Stanley Baker, David McCallum, Sid James and Sean Connery. Tom signs up as a ‘Hell Driver’, but the death-trap roads are the least of his problems.
Sat 19 Aug 17 0:10 The Brain Machine 1955. Thriller. Director: Ken Hughes. Stars Maxwell Reed, Patrick Barr, Elizabeth Allen & Russell Napier. Dr Philippa uses ‘The Brain Machine’ to reveal abnormalities within the brain of a murderer.
Sat 19 Aug 17 1:50 Heartbreak Motel 1978. Crime drama starring Shelly Winters, Leslie Uggams and Ted Cassidy. Car troubles on a deserted highway force a pretty blues singer to seek refuge in a rundown motel.
Sat 19 Aug 17 3:30 No Smoking 1955. Comedy directed by Henry Cass and starring Reg Dixon, Belinda Lee and Lionel Jeffries. A village chemist invents an anti-smoking tablet but the tobacco companies aren’t happy.
Sat 19 Aug 17 5:00 Target: The Corruptors The Platinum Highway. 1961. Stars Stephen McNally, Robert Harland & Harold J. Stone. Investigative reporters Paul Marino & Jack Flood investigate various cases of industrial corruption. (S1, E3)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Sun 20 Aug 17 6:00 Danger Lights 1930. Drama. Director: George B. Seitz. Stars Louis Wolheim, Robert Armstrong & Jean Arthur. A Homeless man gets a job on railroad by the yard boss, but quickly falls in love with the boss’s Fiancée
Sun 20 Aug 17 7:30 Stagecoach West Fork in the Road. 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, E5)
Sun 20 Aug 17 8:30 Dick Tracy Vs Cueball 1946. Thriller. Director: Gordon Douglas. Stars Morgan Conway, Dick Wessel & Esther Howard. Dick Tracy is on the trail of the rampaging arch nemesis, Cueball.
Sun 20 Aug 17 9:45 The Steel Key 1953. Directed By Robert S. Baker and starring Terence Morgan, Joan Rice and Raymond Lovell. A professor working on a steel formula is murdered. Those after the formula will stop at nothing.
Sun 20 Aug 17 11:10 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.
Sun 20 Aug 17 11:25 Scotland Yard 1953. The Candlelight Murder. Directed by Ken Hughes. Stars Jack Lambert, Gerald Case, Robert Cawdron & Clifford Buckton. An inspector unmasks the killer of an elderly hermit. (S1, E3)
Sun 20 Aug 17 12:00 Cone of Silence 1960. Drama. Director: Charles Frend. Stars Michael Craig, Peter Cushing & Bernard Lee. A veteran pilot faces a court inquiry after a jet airliner crashes. His daughter fights to clear his name.
Sun 20 Aug 17 13:50 Glimpses: Seen at the Zoo in 1948 Made in 1948 we visit the zoo and spend time with the Giant Panda and The Penguins.
Sun 20 Aug 17 13:55 The Devil & Daniel Webster 1941. Drama. Starring James Craig as Jabez Stone. As a down-on-his-luck New England farmer, Stone makes a deal with the Devil to give up his soul for seven years of prosperity and good luck.
Sun 20 Aug 17 16:00 Scotland Yard 1954. The Blazing Caravan. Director: Ken Hughes. Stars Edgar Driver, Alan Robinson & Betty Carter. A Salesman turns murderer after learning that his client has just won the football pools. (S1, E4)
Sun 20 Aug 17 16:35 Nine Men 1943. War. Director: Harry Watt. Stars Gordon Jackson, Jack Lambert & Frederick Piper. British soldiers are attacked while traveling across the desolate wastes of WW2 Libya in this Ealing Studios film
Sun 20 Aug 17 17:55 Talkies: John Finch Exclusive interview with John Finch, Creator, writer & editor of ‘A Family at War’. John Finch discusses the editing of ‘A Family at War’.
Sun 20 Aug 17 18:00 A Family At War 1970. Brothers In War. Created by John Finch. Stars Colin Douglas & Shelagh Fraser. Philip and David clash over a woman. Robert’s mother has trouble accepting that he has now grown up. (S1, E11)
Sun 20 Aug 17 19:00 Seven Days to Noon 1950. Drama. Directors: John 7 Roy Boulting. Stars Barry Jones, Andre Morell, Joan Hickson & Olive Sloane. A scientist steals an atomic bomb and threatens to detonate in in London.
Sun 20 Aug 17 20:50 Glimpses – South of England Silent colour footage of the South of England and Cornwall
Sun 20 Aug 17 21:00 Dick Powell Theatre Thunder In A Forgotten Town. Dick Powell served as host to this hugely popular 60s series with a glittering cast of guest stars. Starring Steve McQueen, Jackie Cooper & David Niven. (S1, E27)
Sun 20 Aug 17 22:00 The Way to the Stars 1945. War. Director: Anthony Asquith. Stars Michael Redgrave, Sir John Mills, Rosamund John & Stanley Holloway. This tale of WW2 pilots highlights the impact that war has on soldiers and those at home
Sun 20 Aug 17 0:05 Fear is the Key 1972. Thriller. Director: Michael Tuchner. Stars Barry Newman, Suzy Kendall & John Vernon. After the death of his family, John Talbot hatches an elaborate scheme to bring those responsible to justice.
Sun 20 Aug 17 2:10 Go For Broke 1951. War drama starring Van Johnson, George Miki and Lane Nakano. The story of Japanese-American soldiers who fought in Europe during World War II.
Sun 20 Aug 17 4:00 What a Whopper 1960. Comedy. What a Whopper is a comedy from former documentarist Gilbert Gunn. Adam Faith stars in this tale about a struggling writer who fakes photographs of the Loch Ness monster.
Sun 20 Aug 17 5:45 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.

August 21st to August 27th

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DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Mon 21 Aug 17 6:00 Incident in Shanghai 1938. Drama. An unhappy wife of the head of The Red Cross in Shanghai falls for a pilot (Patrick Barr). The pilot is wounded and the husband must operate.
Mon 21 Aug 17 7:20 Stagecoach West A Time To Run. 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, E6)
Mon 21 Aug 17 8:20 Forces’ Sweetheart 1953. Comedy directed by Maclean Rogers. Three goofy soldiers played by Harry Secombe, Michael Bentine and Freddie Frinton vie for the affections of the lovely Judy, the ENSA-tainer.
Mon 21 Aug 17 9:50 BFI: Terminus 1961. Drama. Directed by John Schlesinger. Iconic short of a day in the life of a London Railway Station.
Mon 21 Aug 17 10:30 Radio Cab Murder 1954. Crime drama directed by Vernon Sewell and filmed at Nettelfold. An ex-convict taxi driver poses as a crook to catch a bank robber. Starring Jimmy Hanley and Sam Kydd.
Mon 21 Aug 17 12:00 Dentist In The Chair 1960. Comedy. Stars Bob Monkhouse, Peggy Cummins, Kenneth Connor. A burglar breaks into the wrong shop and steals medical instruments instead of silver.
Mon 21 Aug 17 13:35 Glimpses: British Trade & Industry 1949. Factual. Director: Ronald Craigen. Remarkable footage of the British Trade & Industry in London & Newcastle in the late 40’s.
Mon 21 Aug 17 14:00 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.
Mon 21 Aug 17 15:15 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.
Mon 21 Aug 17 15:25 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 21 Aug 17 16:00 Calling Paul Temple 1948. Crime Drama starring John Bentley & Dinah Sheridan. Scotland Yard is unable to unravel the ‘Rex’ murders and cannot manage without the help of Paul Temple and his sidekick ‘Steve’.
Mon 21 Aug 17 17:50 Glimpses: Harry Roy In Floor Show 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’
Mon 21 Aug 17 18:00 Freewheelers 1972. Helga! 2/2. Stars Ray Armstrong, Michael Barrington, Leonard Gregory and Caroline Ellis. The teenagers continue to prevent von Gelb from his massive and ingenious threats. (S7, E8)
Mon 21 Aug 17 18:30 Web of Evidence 1959. Thriller. Director: Jack Cardiff. Stars Van Johnson, Vera Miles, Bernard Lee & Jean Kent. A WW2 evacuee returns years later to England and finds his father in prison and framed for murder.
Mon 21 Aug 17 20:15 Death Goes To School 1953. Crime drama with Barbara Murray and Gordon Jackson in the lead role. A rare, old British mystery surrounding a strangulation at a school that needs Scotland Yard to investigate.
Mon 21 Aug 17 21:30 HG Wells’ Invisible Man The Gun Runners. 1959. Stars Tim Turner, Deborah Watling & Lisa Daniely. Peter accompanies a diplomat on a visit to Bay Akim to prove they’re gun running (S2, E9)
Mon 21 Aug 17 22:00 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.
Mon 21 Aug 17 22:15 Man In The Attic 1953. Thriller. Director: Hugo Fregonese. Stars Jack Palance, Constance Smith & Byron Palmer. A Landlady begins to suspect her new tenant is Jack the Ripper when a self-described pathologist moves in
Mon 21 Aug 17 23:55 Glimpses: The Sunshine Sweethearts 50s Bikini Girls! Meet Josephine & Louise, Angela & June and Hazel & Marjorie, the 50s Bikini girls!
Mon 21 Aug 17 0:00 Cool it Carol 1972. Adult Comedy. Joe (Robin Askwith) and Carol (Janet Lynn) decide to head down to London for work. The naive couple become drawn to the more seedy side of London. Also Stars Jess Conrad.
Mon 21 Aug 17 2:00 Gung Ho 1943. War drama starring Randolph Scott. Based on the real-life World War II Makin Island raid, led by Lieutenant Colonel Evans Carlson’s 2nd Marine Raider Battalion.
Mon 21 Aug 17 3:45 Frasier The Loveable Lion 1973. Professor Feldman (Michael Callan) loves animals more than humans. At a wildlife refuge he meets Frasier who can communicate with him. Stars Marc Lawrence.
Mon 21 Aug 17 5:35 Glimpses: Cambridge in 1945 A Glimpse at The University of Cambridge and student’s life in 1945 and the surrounding streets and the town itself.
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Tue 22 Aug 17 6:00 The Ace of Spades 1935. Crime drama made at Twickenham Film Studios. Starring Michael Hogan, Dorothy Boyd and Richard Cooper. A man is accused of murder based on evidence written on a playing card.
Tue 22 Aug 17 7:15 Stagecoach West Red Sand. 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, E7)
Tue 22 Aug 17 8:15 The Mill on the Floss 1936. Drama. Stars Geraldine Fitzgerald, James Mason & Felix Aylmer. A feud breaks out between two families over the rights to the water from the River Floss which powers the mill.
Tue 22 Aug 17 9:45 Ferry to Hong Kong 1958. Adventure. Director: Lewis Gilbert. Stars Orson Welles. An adventure at sea ensues when Captain Hart has to accept a Hong Kong deportee. Also stars Curt Jurgens, Sylvia Syms and Jeremy Spencer
Tue 22 Aug 17 12:00 Not Wanted On Voyage 1957. Comedy. The rollicking adventures of two stewards aboard a pleasure cruiser. Starring Ronald Shiner and Brian Rix.
Tue 22 Aug 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 22 Aug 17 14:00 Down Among The Z Men 1952. Comedy directed by Maclean Rogers and starring Michael Bentine, Harry Secombe, Spike Milligan and Peter Sellers. Prof. Pureheart loses a secret formula in the grocery shop.
Tue 22 Aug 17 15:25 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 22 Aug 17 16:00 My Brother Jonathan 1948. Drama. Director: Harold French. Stars Dulcie Gray, Michael Dennison & Ronald Howard. Jonathan’s ambition was to become a surgeon & marry Edie. But Edie loves his brother, who she intends to wed
Tue 22 Aug 17 18:00 Turn of Fate 1957. Stars David Niven, Robert Ryan & Charles Boyer. Dramatizations that depict the plight of people who are suddenly involved in unexpected and perilous situations. (S1, E33)
Tue 22 Aug 17 18:30 Tom Brown’s Schooldays B&W 1951. Starring Robert Newton, John Howard Davis, Sir Michael Hordern and Max Bygraves. A faithful rendition of the Thomas Hughes book of life at the famed Rugby School for Boys.
Tue 22 Aug 17 20:20 13 East Street 1952. Drama. Directed by Robert Baker. Starring Patrick Holt, Dora Bryan & Michael Balfour. A detective poses as an escaped convict to catch a gang of warehouse robbers.
Tue 22 Aug 17 21:30 HG Wells’ Invisible Man Man In Power. 1959. Stars Tim Turner, Deborah Watling & Lisa Daniely. A Middle East king is murdered by his power-crazy Army chief (S2, E10)
Tue 22 Aug 17 22:00 Just Like A Woman 1992. Comedy-drama. Directed by Christopher Monger and starring Julie Walters, Adrian Pasdar and Paul Freeman. An unlikely friendship emerges when Monica takes in a lodger with a secret.
Tue 22 Aug 17 0:05 Yesterday’s Hero 1979. Drama. Starring Ian McShane, Suzanne Somers & Adam Faith. Written by Jackie Collins. A has-been, alcoholic former soccer star is determined to make a comeback with the help of his ex-girlfriend.
Tue 22 Aug 17 1:55 During One Night 1961. Drama. Directed and written by Sidney J Furie. Starring Don Borisenko & Susan Hampshire. A sensitive story of two airmen. One with a terrible injury and one dealing with life.
Tue 22 Aug 17 3:35 Glimpses: London River Bus late 1940s Take a trip on The Thames from Greenwich, where many of London’s historic features are to be seen: Tower Bridge, The Tower Of London, St Pauls, the ‘new’ Waterloo Bridge & on to Westminster
Tue 22 Aug 17 3:40 The Troublemaker 1964. Comedy. A naive chicken farmer from New Jersey moves to Greenwich Village to open a coffee house. Starring Tom Aldredge & Joan Darling.
Tue 22 Aug 17 5:20 Empires, Hippodromes & Palaces The golden days of variety with memories of all your favourite stars in one nostalgic show featuring, Des O Connor, Barry Cryer, Michael Crawford, Anita Harris and many more.
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Wed 23 Aug 17 6:00 Boys Will Be Girls 1937. If he can give up drinking, smoking and wild women, Bill (Leslie Fuller) will inherit a legacy.
Wed 23 Aug 17 7:20 Stagecoach West 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, E8)
Wed 23 Aug 17 8:20 King of the Underworld 1952. Crime. Director: Victor M. Gover. Stars Tod Slaughter, Patrick Barr, Tucker McGuire & Ingeborg Von Kusserow. A crook is implicated in blackmail, greed for emeralds, a secret formula and murder.
Wed 23 Aug 17 9:55 I’ll Get You For This 1951. Drama. Director Joseph M. Newman. Stars George Raft, Coleen Gray & Enzo Staiola. A gambler discovers he has been framed for the murder of a Treasury Agent and goes on a journey to clear his name
Wed 23 Aug 17 11:35 Glimpses: Cambridge in 1945 A Glimpse at The University of Cambridge and student’s life in 1945 and the surrounding streets and the town itself.
Wed 23 Aug 17 12:00 Romantic Undertakings 1996. A daughter takes on the running of a funeral business after her father’s death. Stars William Katt.
Wed 23 Aug 17 13:55 Talkies: John Finch Exclusive interview with John Finch, Creator, writer & editor of ‘A Family at War’. John Finch discusses the editing of ‘A Family at War’.
Wed 23 Aug 17 14:00 It’s in the Bag 1943. Directed by Herbert Mason. Sisters Gert and Daisy find out an old dress of Granny’s that they have sold had £20,000 sewn into the hem. Can they get it back? Stars Elsie & Doris Waters.
Wed 23 Aug 17 15:20 Glimpses: London Historic footage of London in the 50s including Oxford Street, Park Lane, Grosvenor Square, Hyde Park Corner, Piccadilly and Eros by Night.
Wed 23 Aug 17 15:25 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 23 Aug 17 16:00 Pygmalion 1938. Drama. Directed by Anthony Asquith. Starring Leslie Howard & Wendy Hiller. Higgins, an expert in the study of phonetics, bets that he can turn Eliza, a ‘worthless guttersnipe’, into a duchess.
Wed 23 Aug 17 17:55 Glimpses: When Motorways Were Fun Early footage of the M1.
Wed 23 Aug 17 18:00 A Family At War 1970. Brothers In War. Created by John Finch. Stars Colin Douglas & Shelagh Fraser. Philip and David clash over a woman. Robert’s mother has trouble accepting that he has now grown up. (S1, E11)
Wed 23 Aug 17 19:00 Spare the Rod 1961. Drama. Director: Leslie Norman. Stars Max Bygraves, Geoffrey Keen & Donald Pleasence. A new teacher arrives at an East London school to find that his modern education methods are not welcome.
Wed 23 Aug 17 20:50 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
Wed 23 Aug 17 21:30 HG Wells’ Invisible Man The Rocket. 1959. Stars Tim Turner, Deborah Watling & Lisa Daniely. Gambling losses lead one of Peter Brady’s staff, Smith, into selling information to a foreign power (S2, E11)
Wed 23 Aug 17 22:00 The Good Die Young 1954. Thriller. Director: Lewis Gilbert. Stars Robert Morley, Joan Collins, Laurence Harvey & Margaret Leighton. A group of down-and-outs are holding up a post office van when things start to go wrong
Wed 23 Aug 17 0:00 Seance On A Wet Afternoon 1964. Thriller. Director: Bryan Forbes. Stars Richard Attenborough, Nanette Newman & Kim Stanley. A medium stages a kidnapping which she will then ‘solve’ by pretending to be psychic.
Wed 23 Aug 17 2:15 Dangerous Charter 1961. Drama. The crew of a fishing boat discovers a deserted yacht at sea and claim it for salvage but there is a dead body on board.
Wed 23 Aug 17 3:50 A Tale of Five Cities 1951. Drama. Stars Bonar Colleano, Barbara Kelly, Eva Bartok & Gina Lollobrigida. When an Englishman leaves America to enlist in the RAF, his gruelling combat experiences result in a loss of memory.
Wed 23 Aug 17 5:35 Glimpses: Sweden In the Late 1940s Filmed in the late 40s. An insightful documentary on Sweden and its freight and industries.
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Thu 24 Aug 17 6:00 D’ye Ken John Peel 1934. Drama starring John Garrick and Stanley Holloway. Major John Peel returns after the Napoleonic war to find his sweetheart engaged to another.
Thu 24 Aug 17 7:35 Stagecoach West Life Sentence. 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, E9)
Thu 24 Aug 17 8:35 Command Performance 1937. A renowned stage singer leaves the theatre to become a gypsy after his voice weakens. Arthur Tracy (The Street Singer) and Lilli Palmer star in this romantic musical. Also stars Finlay Currie.
Thu 24 Aug 17 10:15 The Fabulous Dorseys 1947. Musical. Tommy and Jimmy Dorsey play themselves in this rise and rise story of the fabulous Dorsey brothers.
Thu 24 Aug 17 12:00 Variety Jubilee 1943. Musical. Kit (Ellis Irving) and Joe Swann (Reginald Purdell) are variety stars. Kits’ son is killed in the First World War but the grandson revives the music hall and joins the RAF musical.
Thu 24 Aug 17 13:50 Glimpses: Harry Roy In Floor Show 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’
Thu 24 Aug 17 14:00 Home to Danger 1951. Crime directed by Terence Fisher. Barbara (Rona Anderson) returns from abroad after her father’s suicide. A changed will leaves Barbara in mortal danger.
Thu 24 Aug 17 15:25 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 24 Aug 17 16:00 Next To No Time 1958. Comedy. Stars Kenneth More, Betsy Drake, Irene Handl & Sid James. Whilst on the Queen Elizabeth to New York, David must close a deal before the boat docks.
Thu 24 Aug 17 17:50 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.
Thu 24 Aug 17 18:00 Turn of Fate 1957. Stars David Niven, Robert Ryan & Charles Boyer. Dramatizations that depict the plight of people who are suddenly involved in unexpected and perilous situations. (S1, E34)
Thu 24 Aug 17 18:30 The Pickwick Papers 1954. Comedy. In this British classic the Pickwick Club send a group to find interesting things around England. Stars James Hayter, Nigel Patrick, Kathleen Harrison & Harry Fowler.
Thu 24 Aug 17 20:30 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
Thu 24 Aug 17 21:30 HG Wells’ Invisible Man Shadow Bomb. 1959. Stars Tim Turner, Deborah Watling & Lisa Daniely. Peter Brady risks his life when trying to save a friend from being blown-up by a new type of bomb detonator (S2, E12)
Thu 24 Aug 17 22:00 Dulcima 1971. Drama. Director: Frank Nesbitt. Stars John Mills, Carol White & Stuart Wilson. Dulcima, a girl treated as a drudge by her family, lifts herself from her environment by becoming a housekeeper.
Thu 24 Aug 17 23:55 Glimpses: Trooping the Colour 1929 1929. Factual. Rare, short archive footage of the Trooping of the Colour in 1929.
Thu 24 Aug 17 0:00 Madron 1970. Western. Director: Jerry Hopper. Stars Richard Boone, Leslie Caron & Gabi Amrani. A gunfighter and a French-Canadian nun who survived a massacre, set out on a trek to elude Apache warriors.
Thu 24 Aug 17 1:50 Gonks Go Beat 1965. Sci-Fi. Director: Robert Hartford-Davis. Stars Kenneth Connor, Frank Thornton, Lulu, The Nashville Teens & Members of The Graham Bond Organisation. Psychedelic re-imagining of Romeo & Juliet
Thu 24 Aug 17 3:40 The Ring 1953. Drama. A young Mexican in Los Angeles struggles against the odds to make it as a boxer. Starring Gerald Mohr and Rita Moreno.
Thu 24 Aug 17 5:20 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
Fri 25 Aug 17 6:00 Glimpses: Sweden In the Late 1940s Filmed in the late 40s. An insightful documentary on Sweden and its freight and industries.
Fri 25 Aug 17 6:25 Price of Wisdom 1935. Starring Mary Jerrold & Roger Livesey. A young designer goes to London to further her career but things are complicated when her invention is a success.
Fri 25 Aug 17 7:45 Stagecoach West The Storm. 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, E10)
Fri 25 Aug 17 8:45 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.
Fri 25 Aug 17 9:00 The Marked One 1963. Crime. Director: Francis Searle. Stars William Lucas, Zena Walker & Patrick Jordan. Criminals kidnap a man’s daughter in order to obtain forgery plates which they believe to be in his possession
Fri 25 Aug 17 10:20 Glimpses: London Historic footage of London in the 50s including Oxford Street, Park Lane, Grosvenor Square, Hyde Park Corner, Piccadilly and Eros by Night.
Fri 25 Aug 17 10:25 Brandy for the Parson 1951. Comedy. A young couple on a boating holiday off the Kent coast get caught up in a smuggling racket. Starring Kenneth More, Charles Hawtrey & Alfie Bass.
Fri 25 Aug 17 12:00 Glimpses: Harry Roy In Floor Show 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 25 Aug 17 12:10 Lady Of Deceit 1947. Crime Drama. A calculating divorcee risks all by getting involved with a hot-headed murderer. Stars Claire Trevor and Lawrence Tierney. Directed by Robert Wise.
Fri 25 Aug 17 14:00 Profile 1954. Drama directed by Francis Searle and starring John Bentley, Kathleen Byron and Thea Gregory. The editor of a magazine (John Bentley) is keen on the boss’s daughter but her mother is keen on him.
Fri 25 Aug 17 15:20 Talkies: John Finch 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.
Fri 25 Aug 17 15:25 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 25 Aug 17 16:00 Battle of the V1 1958. War. Director: Vernon Sewell. Stars Michael Rennie, Patricia Medina & Christopher Lee. Polish Resistance discover a mysterious pilot-less plane.
Fri 25 Aug 17 18:00 Turn of Fate 1957. Stars David Niven, Robert Ryan & Charles Boyer. Dramatizations that depict the plight of people who are suddenly involved in unexpected and perilous situations. (S1, E35)
Fri 25 Aug 17 18:30 Seven Days to Noon 1950. Drama. Directors: John 7 Roy Boulting. Stars Barry Jones, Andre Morell, Joan Hickson & Olive Sloane. A scientist steals an atomic bomb and threatens to detonate in in London.
Fri 25 Aug 17 20:20 Smart Alec 1951. Drama. Director: John Guillermin. Stars Peter Reynolds, Leslie Dwyer, Mercy Haystead & Charles Hawtrey. An unscrupulous bounder is to become the heir to a large fortune.
Fri 25 Aug 17 21:30 HG Wells’ Invisible Man The Big Plot. 1959. Stars Tim Turner, Deborah Watling & Lisa Daniely. A plane crash reveals that a canister of uranium, half of an atom bomb, was being smuggled into England (S2, E13)
Fri 25 Aug 17 22:00 The Wrong Arm Of the Law 1963. Comedy. Director: Cliff Owen. Stars Peter Sellers, Lionel Jeffries, Bernard Cribbins & Nanette Newman. A gangster learns of a traitor in his midst and makes a deal with the police
Fri 25 Aug 17 23:50 Glimpses – A Thrill A Second Watch daring feats from tightrope walkers to water skiing in this outlandish short
Fri 25 Aug 17 0:00 My Brother’s Keeper 1948. Thriller. Directed by Alfred Roome and starring Jack Warner, George Cole, David Tomlinson and Bill Owen. Two convicts escape, handcuffed to each other, and things get worse when they’re seen.
Fri 25 Aug 17 1:45 Stagestruck 1958. Drama. A young actress, Eva (Susan Strasberg) goes to New York hoping to make the big time but finds it’s not that easy. Starring Henry Fonda, Joan Greenwood and Christopher Plummer.
Fri 25 Aug 17 3:35 Rubber Racketeers 1942. Drama. Director: Harold Young. Stars Ricardo Cortez, Rochelle Hudson & William Henry. Being released from prison, Gilin decides to enter the tyre-stealing-for-resell racket.
Fri 25 Aug 17 4:55 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.
Fri 25 Aug 17 5:10 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.
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Sat 26 Aug 17 6:00 Prisoner Of Corbal 1936. During the French revolution a young woman is saved from the guillotine by an insurrectionist (Nils Asther). Stars: Hazel Terry & Hugh Sinclair.
Sat 26 Aug 17 7:20 Stagecoach West Three Wise Men. Western with Wayne Rogers & Robert Bray. A young man is told he has less than a year to live and is determined to spend Christmas with his wife and kids. (S1, E11)
Sat 26 Aug 17 8:20 Curse of the Wraydons 1946. Horror. A young captain, after participating in a duel, becomes the suspect in a series of killings near Epping Forest. Directed by Victor M Gover. Starring Tod Slaughter & Bruce Seton.
Sat 26 Aug 17 10:10 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.
Sat 26 Aug 17 11:25 Scotland Yard 1954. The Dark Stairway. Director: Ken Hughes. Stars Vincent Ball & George Manship. A blind man who is witness to a murder on a darkened stairway is asked to identify the killer. (S1, E5)
Sat 26 Aug 17 12:00 Trial & Error 1962. Comedy. Director: James Hill. Stars Peter Sellers, Richard Attenborough & Beryl Reid. Based on a play by John Mortimer. An incompetent barrister is assigned to defend a wife murderer.
Sat 26 Aug 17 13:40 The Way Ahead 1944. War. Director: Carol Reed. Stars Jimmy Hanley, Stanley Holloway, Trevor Howard & David Niven. After a battalion suffers casualties at Dunkirk, the gaps in the ranks must be filled by ‘call-ups’.
Sat 26 Aug 17 16:00 Scotland Yard 1954. Late Night Final. Director: Montgomery Tully. Stars Colin Tapley, Terence Yorke & Frank Forsyth. An investigation into Joe Burrage unveils a thrilling tale of the man who died twice! (S1, E6)
Sat 26 Aug 17 16:35 River Beat 1954. Crime drama directed by Guy Green. A radio operator is duped into smuggling diamonds and is caught by Customs Detective Baker (John Bentley). Starring Phyllis Kirk and Bill Nagy.
Sat 26 Aug 17 18:00 Orders Are Orders 1954. Comedy. An American film crew are making a film in a British army camp, but the soldiers chase the film unit’s girls. Starring Tony Hancock, Sid James & Peter Sellers.
Sat 26 Aug 17 19:35 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 26 Aug 17 19:50 Hobson’s Choice 1954. Drama. Director: David Lean. Stars: Charles Laughton, John Mills & Brenda de Banzie. Henry Hobson’s three daughters want to marry, but he refuses as traditions require him to pay out settlements
Sat 26 Aug 17 22:00 Sky West & Crooked 1966. Drama. Directed by John Mills and starring Hayley Mills, Ian MacShane, Annette Crosbie and Geoffrey Bayldon. A young, lonely teenage girl is traumatised after the death of a childhood friend.
Sat 26 Aug 17 0:00 The Frightened City 1961. Drama. Stars Herbert Lom, Sean Connery & John Gregson. British Noir film about extortion rackets and gang warfare in the West End of London. The Shadows had a hit single with main theme.
Sat 26 Aug 17 2:00 White Cargo 1973. Comedy. Day-dreamer, Albert (David Jason) has hopes of being a superhero and saving the girls.
Sat 26 Aug 17 3:30 Dreamland 1998. Docu-drama. An explosive investigation into Area 51 and the story of Bob Lazar.
Sat 26 Aug 17 5:30 Sprockets 1991. Classic Serials. Presented by Barbie Wilde & John Guerrasio. A studio based series with incredible archive access. (S1, E25)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Sun 27 Aug 17 6:00 Adventures Of Jane 1949. Comedy. Directed by Edward G. Whiting. Starring Christabel Leighton-Porter & Stanelli. Jane is given a bracelet by an elderly admirer who plans to use Jane to smuggle diamonds into England.
Sun 27 Aug 17 7:10 Stagecoach West By the Deep Six. 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, E12)
Sun 27 Aug 17 8:10 Old Mother Riley Meets The Vampire 1952. Comedy. A mad scientist known as ‘The Vampire’ (Bela Lugosi) comes to England to further his evil plans. Starring Arthur Lucan and Dora Bryan.
Sun 27 Aug 17 9:35 Dead End 1937. Thriller. Director: William Wyler. Stars Humphrey Bogart, Sylvia Sidney, Joel McCrea & Wendy Barrie. A Big-time gangster flees to his former home, only to find things are less than sweet.
Sun 27 Aug 17 11:25 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)
Sun 27 Aug 17 12:00 Glimpses: London River Bus late 1940s Take a trip on The Thames from Greenwich, where many of London’s historic features are to be seen: Tower Bridge, The Tower Of London, St Pauls, the ‘new’ Waterloo Bridge & on to Westminster
Sun 27 Aug 17 12:05 Hot Enough For June 1964. Comedy. Directed by Ralph Thomas and starring Dirk Bogarde, Sylva Koscina, Robert Morley and Leo McKern. British Intelligence sends a Czech-speaking British writer to Prague on a mission.
Sun 27 Aug 17 14:05 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 27 Aug 17 14:10 Murder At 3am 1953. Crime drama directed by Francis Searle and starring Dennis Price, Philip Saville and Peggy Evans. A serial killer on the loose makes a habit of murdering women on the street at precisely 3am.
Sun 27 Aug 17 15:25 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)
Sun 27 Aug 17 16:00 Tread Softly Stranger 1958. Crime Drama. Sizzling Calico (Diana Dors) plans a robbery to cover-up embezzlement and gambling debts of brothers John (George Baker) and Dave (Terence Morgan).
Sun 27 Aug 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.
Sun 27 Aug 17 18:00 A Family At War 1970. If It’s Got Your Number On It. Created by John Finch. Stars Colin Douglas & Shelagh Fraser. Freda begins a dalliance with an Australian airman only to be discovered by an old flame. (S1, E12)
Sun 27 Aug 17 19:00 Web of Evidence 1959. Thriller. Director: Jack Cardiff. Stars Van Johnson, Vera Miles, Bernard Lee & Jean Kent. A WW2 evacuee returns years later to England and finds his father in prison and framed for murder.
Sun 27 Aug 17 20:45 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 27 Aug 17 21:00 Saints & Sinners 1965. Dear George, The Siamese Cat is Missing. Human stories uncovered by the reporters of the New York City ‘Record’ newspaper.
Sun 27 Aug 17 22:00 Two Women 1960. Drama. A mother and her young daughter are brutalised mentally and physically in this Oscar-winning war drama. Starring Sophia Loren & Jean-Paul Belmondo.
Sun 27 Aug 17 0:00 Rattle Of A Simple Man 1964. Drama. Director: Oscar winning Muriel Box. Stars Harry H. Corbett, Diane Cilento, Thora Hird & Michael Medwin. Daring romance between a shy northern football fan and a worldly London prostitute.
Sun 27 Aug 17 1:55 Loot 1970. Comedy. Stars Lee Remick, Richard Attenborough & Hywel Bennett. Based on the play by ‘Joe Orton’. Two men are planning on robbing a bank but where will they hide the loot?
Sun 27 Aug 17 3:55 It Happened In Soho 1948. Drama. Director: Frank Chisnell. Stars Richard Murdoch, Patricia Raine & Henry Oscar. Murder drama set in Soho involving a police inspector, a newspaper reporter and a country girl.
Sun 27 Aug 17 4:50 BFI: Anoop & The Elephant 1972. Family. Directed by David Eady and starring Linda Robson, Phil Daniels, Damaris Hayman and Anoop Singh. Anoop unexpectedly adopts a baby elephant from a nearby circus.

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DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Mon 28 Aug 17 6:00 Checkmate 1935. Crime drama starring Maurice Evans, Felix Aylmer, Evelyn Foster and Donald Wolfit. A Scotland Yard detective gets more than he bargained with a gang of London jewel thieves.
Mon 28 Aug 17 7:20 Stagecoach West Object Partimony. 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, E13)
Mon 28 Aug 17 8:20 The Flying Scot 1957. Crime. Director: Compton Bennett. Stars Lee Patterson, Kay Callard & Alan Gifford. After learning what’s being transported on the Flying Scot, Ronnie Cowan plans the biggest robbery of all time
Mon 28 Aug 17 9:50 The Adventures of Marco Polo 1938. Adventure. Director: Archie Mayo. Stars Alan Hale, Basil Rathbone, Binnie Barnes & Gary Cooper. Marco Polo sets sail for Peking, China. But plot to overthrow the emperor is revealed.
Mon 28 Aug 17 12:00 Glimpses: Treetop Daredevils 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 28 Aug 17 12:10 Beloved Enemy 1936. Drama. Director: H.C. Potter. Stars Merle Oberon, David Niven, Henry Stephenson & Jerome Cowan. During the Irish war of Independence, Irish rebel leader falls in love with an English aristocrat.
Mon 28 Aug 17 14:00 Ambush In Leopard Street 1962. Crime Thriller. Stars James Kenney & Bruce Seton. A retired thief forms a gang for one last job, a diamond shipment. With good locations and a British cast it’s an enjoyable British B film.
Mon 28 Aug 17 15:15 Glimpses: Royal Gifts Filmed in 1947. A beautiful insight into the wonderful gifts given from all over the world and The Royal Family to Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip on their wedding day.
Mon 28 Aug 17 15:25 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 28 Aug 17 16:00 Theatre Royal 1943. Comedy. Director: John Baxter. Stars Bud Flanagan, Chesney Allen, Peggy Dexter & Lydia Sherwood. A Theatre manager becomes broke and wishes to close. A rare broadcast of a formerly ‘lost’ film.
Mon 28 Aug 17 17:15 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 28 Aug 17 18:00 Freewheelers 1972. Midsummer. Stars Ray Armstrong, Michael Barrington, Leonard Gregory and Caroline Ellis. The teenagers continue to prevent von Gelb from his massive and ingenious threats. (S7, E9)
Mon 28 Aug 17 18:30 Richard III 1955. Drama. Director: Laurence Olivier. Stars Laurence Olivier, Cedric Hardwicke, Claire Bloom & John Gielgud. An adaptation of the Shakespeare performance about the wicked King’s rise to power.
Mon 28 Aug 17 21:30 Scotland Yard 1953. The Drayton Case. Directed by Ken Hughes. Stars Victor Platt & Vincent Ball. The aftermath of a wartime air raid reveals the body of a murdered woman. (S1, E1)
Mon 28 Aug 17 22:00 What’s Good For The Goose 1969. Comedy. Stars Norman Wisdom, Sally Geeson & Sarah Atkinson. A middle-aged timid banker in a timid relationship meets two teenage hitchhikers who open his eyes to a fun-filled free-love world.
Mon 28 Aug 17 0:00 Circus World 1964. Drama. Matt Mcmasters (John Wayne) takes his wild west circus show to Europe and hopes to find a long lost love, but disaster strikes. Starring Rita Hayworth. Directed by Henry Hathaway.
Mon 28 Aug 17 2:30 Miracle in Soho 1957. Romance. Director: Julian Amyes. Starring John Gregson, Belinda Lee, Cyril Cusack and Peter Illing. Michael is an unhappy road worker, until he meets Julia, and ‘the miracle’ happens.
Mon 28 Aug 17 4:30 Miss Robin Hood 1952. Comedy. Henry is a mild man who writes adventure stories for his girls. All is fine until he meets Miss Honey! Starring Richard Hearne & Margaret Rutherford. Directed by John Guillermin.
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Tue 29 Aug 17 6:00 Glimpses: Felix The Cat Felix the Cat travels all the way to Russia to help his friend solve a puzzle in this cartoon short.
Tue 29 Aug 17 6:10 Three Witnesses 1935. Drama. Directed by Leslie Hiscott. Starring Henry Kendall, Garry Marsh & Geraldine Fitzgerald. Murder mystery within a firm of contractors, following a takeover bid.
Tue 29 Aug 17 7:30 Stagecoach West Come Home Again. 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, E14)
Tue 29 Aug 17 8:30 Glimpses: Riot On Ice 1943. Excerpts from Abbott & Costello’s 1943 comedy feature, Hit the Ice.
Tue 29 Aug 17 8:40 Quiet Woman 1951. Crime drama directed By John Gilling and starring Derek Bond, Jane Hylton and Dora Bryan. A proprietress of a country inn becomes involved with smugglers.
Tue 29 Aug 17 10:10 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.
Tue 29 Aug 17 10:25 End of the Road 1954. Drama. Directed by Wolf Rilla. Unhappy with enforced retirement, Mick-mack takes a lesser job at the factory, which creates strains within the family. Starring Finlay Currie & Duncan Lamont.
Tue 29 Aug 17 12:00 Velvet Touch 1948. Thriller. A police captain (Sydney Greenstreet) must solve the murder of a producer. Was it his ex or his ex ex? Stars Rosalind Russell, Leo Genn & Claire Trevor.
Tue 29 Aug 17 13:55 Glimpses: Around The World Around the World in 80 Days in 1963. A day at sea. (S1, E5)
Tue 29 Aug 17 14:00 Impact 1963. Drama. Jack Moir (Conrad Phillips of ‘William Tell’ fame), a newspaper reporter, is framed by ‘The Duke’ (George Pastell), a Soho racketeer against whom he has written a series of articles.
Tue 29 Aug 17 15:15 Glimpses: Sam Kydd A brief look at the career of Sam Kydd, a well-known and much loved English actor who appeared in over 200 films and countless TV series.
Tue 29 Aug 17 15:25 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 29 Aug 17 16:00 A Place Of One’s Own 1945. Drama. Director: Bernard Knowles. Stars Margaret Lockwood, James Mason & Barbara Mullen. After an elderly couple move into an old house, they are joined by a young girl who becomes possessed.
Tue 29 Aug 17 17:50 Glimpses – News Thrills of 1942 1942. Highlights of the important war events of the year 1942, including the attack on Pearl Harbour.
Tue 29 Aug 17 18:00 Turn of Fate 1957. Stars David Niven, Robert Ryan & Charles Boyer. Dramatizations that depict the plight of people who are suddenly involved in unexpected and perilous situations. (S1, E36)
Tue 29 Aug 17 18:30 The Captain’s Table 1959. Comedy. Director: Jack Lee. Starring: John Gregson, Peggy Cummins and Donald Sinden. A ship’s captain is promoted from steamers to their flagship passenger liner.
Tue 29 Aug 17 20:15 Dick Powell Theatre The Clocks. Dick Powell served as host to this hugely popular 60s series with a glittering cast of guest stars. Starring Joan Fontaine, David Farrar & Wayne Rogers. (S1, E18)
Tue 29 Aug 17 21:15 Glimpses: Auburns 1938 Gold Rush Celebration Held at Auburn, CA. Consisting of a parade held through town. Different floats, queen contestants are shown & a staged fire truck. Wonderful California Americana from the 1930’s.
Tue 29 Aug 17 21:25 Scotland Yard 1953. The Missing Man. Directed by Ken Hughes. Stars Tristan Rawson & Evelyn Moore. The Dream of a Retired Vicar’s wife sets police on the trail of a man who has been missing since 1938. (S1, E2)
Tue 29 Aug 17 22:00 The Night My Number Came Up 1955. Mystery. Directed by Leslie Norman and starring Michael Redgrave, Sheila Sim, Denholm Elliott and Alexander Knox. A military aircraft’s fate may or may not depend on a prophetic nightmare.
Tue 29 Aug 17 0:00 Conflict of Wings 1954. Drama. Directed by John Eldridge. Starring John Gregson, Muriel Pavlow & Kieron Moore. Villagers take action when they find that a nearby RAF station is taking over a much loved bird sanctuary.
Tue 29 Aug 17 1:40 Murder! 1930. Mystery. Director: Alfred Hitchcock. Stars Herbert Marshall, Norah Baring & Phyllis Konstam. A juror in a murder trial, after voting to convict has second thoughts and begins investigating alone
Tue 29 Aug 17 3:45 Folly To Be Wise 1952. Comedy. Stars Alastair Sim, Elizabeth Allan & Roland Culver. Newly arrived Army Chaplin, Captain Paris (Alastair Sim) attempts to book various acts for the entertainment of a troop of soldiers.
Tue 29 Aug 17 5:35 Glimpses – The Affairs Of Pierre 1937. Willie Howard stars as Professor Pierre Ginsberg, French language teacher and unfortunate victim of a case of mistaken identity in this comedy short
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Wed 30 Aug 17 6:00 Rose Of Tralee 1937. Directed by Oswald Mitchell. Starring Binkie Stuart & Talbot O’Farrell. Paddy, an Irish singer goes to America to seek fame and fortune, is successful and returns to search for his family.
Wed 30 Aug 17 7:15 Stagecoach West Finn McCool. 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, E16)
Wed 30 Aug 17 8:15 Home and Away 1956. Drama directed by Vernon Sewell and starring Jack Warner, Thora Hird, Harry Fowler and Kathleen Harrison. Based on ‘The Huggetts’ family rivalry when two sons win the football pools.
Wed 30 Aug 17 9:55 Scarlet Street 1945. Drama. Director: Fritz Lang. Stars Edward G. Robinson, Joan Bennett & Dan Duryea. A banker in a dying marriage falls for a thug’s girlfriend. They find a cruel way to cash in on his infatuation
Wed 30 Aug 17 12:00 It’s Great to be Young 1956. Musical. John Mills stars as a well-loved teacher in this gentle musical comedy portraying life in the 1950s British classroom and the school jazz band.
Wed 30 Aug 17 13:50 All At Sea Short comedy film starring Hal Monty and Max Bygraves as two sailors on leave. Hal tries his hand at boxing but gets more than he bargained for.
Wed 30 Aug 17 14:00 Mark of The Phoenix 1957. Crime drama directed by Maclean Rogers and starring Anton Diffring. Crooks steal a secret metal formula and plan to smuggle it into East Germany.
Wed 30 Aug 17 15:20 Glimpses – The Wayward Wind Parkside Productions present Don Archell in ‘The Wayward Wind’.
Wed 30 Aug 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)
Wed 30 Aug 17 16:00 The Real Glory 1939. War. Director: Henry Hathaway. Stars Gary Cooper, David Niven, Andrea Leeds & Broderick Crawford. In 1906, Col. Hatch is stationed in the Philippines and recruits officers to train the locals
Wed 30 Aug 17 18:00 A Family At War 1970. If It’s Got Your Number On It. Created by John Finch. Stars Colin Douglas & Shelagh Fraser. Freda begins a dalliance with an Australian airman only to be discovered by an old flame. (S1, E12)
Wed 30 Aug 17 19:00 Jules Verne’s Rocket to the Moon 1967. Comedy. Director: Don Sharp. Stars Burl Ives, Jimmy Clitheroe & Terry-Thomas. In 1875, Phineas T. Barnum sets up shop in England to persuading a syndicate to fund a rocket ship to the moon.
Wed 30 Aug 17 21:25 Scotland Yard 1953. The Candlelight Murder. Directed by Ken Hughes. Stars Jack Lambert, Gerald Case, Robert Cawdron & Clifford Buckton. An inspector unmasks the killer of an elderly hermit. (S1, E3)
Wed 30 Aug 17 22:00 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 30 Aug 17 22:15 Fear And Desire 1953. War. Director: Stanley Kubrick. Stars Frank Silvera, Kenneth Harp & Paul Mazursky. Four soldiers trapped behind enemy lines must confront their fears and desires.
Wed 30 Aug 17 23:30 The Lloyd Bridges Show Just Married. 1962. Lloyd Bridges introduces a news event, either current or the past, discussing its relevance. Stars Lloyd Bridges, Jeff Bridges & Dub Taylor. Created by: Aaron Spelling (S1, E6)
Wed 30 Aug 17 0:00 Richard’s Things 1980. Starring Liv Ullman and Amanda Redman. Richard dies of a heart attack whilst away on business, when collecting his things his wife learns that he had been travelling with another woman.
Wed 30 Aug 17 2:00 High Season 1987. Romantic Comedy. Starring Jacqueline Bisset, James Fox & Irene Papas. On the Isle of Rhodes, a young local wants to encourage tourism, so he commissions a sculpture of the unknown Tourist.
Wed 30 Aug 17 3:50 Proud Men 1987. Drama. The son of a rancher refuses to go to war and his father disowns him. 15 years later the mother tries to reunite the family. Starring Charlton Heston & Peter Strauss.
Wed 30 Aug 17 5:40 Glimpses: Western Melodies Stars Dick Foran & Anne Gwynne. A collection of musical numbers from the Westerns, featuring archive footage of frontier life.
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Thu 31 Aug 17 6:00 The Fighting Champ 1932. Western. Director: John P. McCarthy. Stars Bob Steele, Arletta Duncan & Kit Guard. After getting into a fight with a ranch foreman, Steele finds himself in the fight for his life.
Thu 31 Aug 17 7:10 Stagecoach West Image of A Man. 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, E17)
Thu 31 Aug 17 8:10 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.
Thu 31 Aug 17 8:25 The Shipbuilders 1943. Drama. Director: John Baxter. Stars Clive Brook, Finlay Currie, Moira Lister & John Turnbull. Set in a Clyde dockyard, a millionaire shipbuilder & his best riveter symbolize British unity in WW2
Thu 31 Aug 17 10:00 Miracle in Soho 1957. Romance. Director: Julian Amyes. Starring John Gregson, Belinda Lee, Cyril Cusack and Peter Illing. Michael is an unhappy road worker, until he meets Julia, and ‘the miracle’ happens.
Thu 31 Aug 17 12:00 A Tale of Five Cities 1951. Drama. Stars Bonar Colleano, Barbara Kelly, Eva Bartok & Gina Lollobrigida. When an Englishman leaves America to enlist in the RAF, his gruelling combat experiences result in a loss of memory.
Thu 31 Aug 17 13:45 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 31 Aug 17 14:00 Barbados Quest 1952. Crime Drama. Starring Tom Conway, Delphi Lawrence & Brian Worth. Philatelist J.D. Everleigh hires a detective to investigate his purchase of a rare Barbados overprint stamp which may be forged
Thu 31 Aug 17 15:25 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 31 Aug 17 16:00 Morning Departure 1950. Action. Director: Roy Ward Baker. Starring: John Mills, Richard Attenborough, Nigel Patrick and Peter Hammond. A submarine crew fights for survival after a mine explosion sinks their vessel.
Thu 31 Aug 17 18:00 Jassy 1947. Drama. Director: Bernard Knowles. Stars Margaret Lockwood, Patricia Roc & Dennis Price. During the 17th century, Jassy is believed to be a witch after receiving visions of approaching disasters.
Thu 31 Aug 17 20:00 And The Same To You 1959. Comedy starring Sid James, Brian Rix, Leo Franklyn, Tommy Cooper and Vera Day. The boxing-mad nephew of a pious clergyman embarks on an elaborate plan to keep his boxing career a secret.
Thu 31 Aug 17 21:25 Scotland Yard 1954. The Blazing Caravan. Director: Ken Hughes. Stars Edgar Driver, Alan Robinson & Betty Carter. A Salesman turns murderer after learning that his client has just won the football pools. (S1, E4)
Thu 31 Aug 17 22:00 Night of the Big Heat 1967. Sci-Fi. Directed by Terence Fisher. Starring Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing & Patrick Allen. A heatwave forces the atmosphere to boiling point. It falls to Godfrey Hanson to discover the reason
Thu 31 Aug 17 23:50 Glimpses – Darwin Was Right Darwin Was Right. Short comedic film about a day at London Zoo including a sea lion show and a monkey garden party.
Thu 31 Aug 17 0:00 Double X 1992. Crime drama with Bernard Hill and Norman Wisdom. Former petty thief and safecracker Arthur is the ‘brains’ behind ‘The Organisation’ but he wants out.
Thu 31 Aug 17 2:00 Laxdale Hall 1952. Comedy. Car owners of a remote Scottish village refuse to pay road funds until a proper road has been built. Starring Ronald Squire, Fulton Mackay & Prunella Scales.
Thu 31 Aug 17 3:35 Glimpses: 34 Moore Street Visit the Gray family at 34 Moore Street, Chelsea, London in 1958. An insight into family life. A Baby’s First steps, mud pies, playing in the street, a brownie parade and a christening.
Thu 31 Aug 17 3:45 I’ve Gotta Horse 1965. Comedy. Director: Kenneth Hume. Stars Billy Fury, Amanda Barrie, Michael Medwin & The Batchelors. Billy, a lover of animals, decides to get himself a sheepdog, but returns with a racehorse
Thu 31 Aug 17 5:35 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).
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Fri 01 Sep 17 6:00 Glimpses: Gold Hunting In Rhodesia Archive footage of the early tactics used to track down gold mines and extract the precious metal in Rhodesia.
Fri 01 Sep 17 6:15 Trail of Terror 1935. Western. Director: Robert N. Bradbury. Stars Bob Steele, Beth Marion & Forrest Taylor. Manning breaks out of prison and joins Blake’s gang of outlaws.
Fri 01 Sep 17 7:25 Stagecoach West Not In Our Stars. 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, E18)
Fri 01 Sep 17 8:25 Once A Sinner 1950. Drama. A lowly bank clerk marries a good time girl but she two-times him for her old crooked boyfriend (Sydney Tafler). Starring Jack Watling, Pat Kirkwood and Thora Hird.
Fri 01 Sep 17 10:05 BFI: Holiday 1957. Documentary. Directed by John Taylor. Charming music-driven documentary about Blackpool.
Fri 01 Sep 17 10:25 Captain Scarlett 1953. Adventure. Director: Thomas Carr. Stars Richard Greene, Leonora Amar & Manolo Fabregas. Scarlett returns to France to find the Duke of Corlaine seizing property and terrorizing those who resist.
Fri 01 Sep 17 12:00 The Cowboy & the Lady 1938. Drama. Director: H C Potter. Stars Gary Cooper, Merle Oberon & Walter Brennan. An adventure is born when a presidential nominee’s daughter is mistaken for a maid by a cowboy and falls in love.
Fri 01 Sep 17 13:50 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
Fri 01 Sep 17 14:00 The Traitors 1962. Thriller. Directed by Robert Tronson. Starring Patrick Allen, Jacqueline Ellis & James Maxwell. Espionage story telling how British and U.S. security agents outwit ruthless and cunning traitors.
Fri 01 Sep 17 15:25 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 01 Sep 17 16:00 Folly To Be Wise 1952. Comedy. Stars Alastair Sim, Elizabeth Allan & Roland Culver. Newly arrived Army Chaplin, Captain Paris (Alastair Sim) attempts to book various acts for the entertainment of a troop of soldiers.
Fri 01 Sep 17 17:50 Glimpses: The Conjuror’s Party Buck Hurst, associate of the Inner Magic Circle, dazzles and bewilders children at a party in this short film
Fri 01 Sep 17 18:00 Boy on A Dolphin 1957. Drama. Director: Jean Negulesco. Stars Sophia Loren, Alan Ladd, Clifton Webb and Alexis Minotis. A sponge diver on a Greek island discovers a sunken ship filled with artefacts.
Fri 01 Sep 17 20:15 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 01 Sep 17 21:25 Scotland Yard 1954. The Dark Stairway. Director: Ken Hughes. Stars Vincent Ball & George Manship. A blind man who is witness to a murder on a darkened stairway is asked to identify the killer. (S1, E5)
Fri 01 Sep 17 22:00 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.
Fri 01 Sep 17 0:00 Gillian Hills Interview 2016. The star of BEAT GIRL recalls her experiences working on the film.
Fri 01 Sep 17 0:30 Beat Girl 1960. Drama. Directed by Edmond T. Gréville and starring Noëlle Adam, Christopher Lee and Oliver Reed. Paul, a divorcee, marries a French lady but his daughter is determined to spoil the relationship.
Fri 01 Sep 17 2:15 Not Tonight Darling 1971. Drama. Karen is a beautiful and intelligent housewife, but she is tired of her solicitor spouse and her empty, suburban lifestyle. She is lonely and wants something more.
Fri 01 Sep 17 4:00 A Chorus of Disapproval 1989. Musical. A newcomer joins a village theatre company but finds more happens off stage than on it! Starring Anthony Hopkins & Jeremy Irons. Written by Alan Ayckbourn. Directed by Michael Winner.
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Sat 02 Sep 17 6:00 Who Killed Frank Daniels 1932. Crime A crooked undertaker switches bodies to cover up a murder. Starring Zasu Pitts.
Sat 02 Sep 17 7:20 Stagecoach West The Arsonist. 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, E19)
Sat 02 Sep 17 8:20 Barbary Coast 1935. Drama. Director: Howard Hawks. Stars Edward G Robinson, Miriam Hopkins, Joel McCrea & Walter Brennan. During the 1850s gold rush, the kept woman of a rich crook falls in love with an honest man.
Sat 02 Sep 17 10:05 Private Information 1952. Drama starring Jill Esmond, Jack Watling, Carol Marsh and Gerard Heinz. Charlotte suspects that the council is corrupt and building defective drains that could cause public health issues.
Sat 02 Sep 17 11:25 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)
Sat 02 Sep 17 12:00 Chance of a Lifetime 1950. Comedy. Director: Bernard Miles. Stars Basil Radford, Bernard Miles, Kenneth More, Patrick Troughton & Hattie Jacques. The staff of an engineering firm take over after going on strike.
Sat 02 Sep 17 13:50 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.
Sat 02 Sep 17 14:05 Web of Evidence 1959. Thriller. Director: Jack Cardiff. Stars Van Johnson, Vera Miles, Bernard Lee & Jean Kent. A WW2 evacuee returns years later to England and finds his father in prison and framed for murder.
Sat 02 Sep 17 15:50 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
Sat 02 Sep 17 16:00 The Mummy’s Shroud 1967. Horror. Director: John Gilling. Stars Andre Morell, Michael Ripper, Elisabeth Sellars & David Buck. An Ancient Egyptian curse settles upon the doomed members of an archaeological expedition.
Sat 02 Sep 17 17:50 Glimpses – Scarborough 1930 Rare archive footage of Scarborough in 1930, featuring a beautiful horse-drawn parade, fisherman on the pier and swimmers braving the elements in the sea
Sat 02 Sep 17 18:00 Boy on A Dolphin 1957. Drama. Director: Jean Negulesco. Stars Sophia Loren, Alan Ladd, Clifton Webb and Alexis Minotis. A sponge diver on a Greek island discovers a sunken ship filled with artefacts.
Sat 02 Sep 17 20:15 Up In The World 1956. Comedy. Director: John Paddy Carstairs. Stars Norman Wisdom, Maureen Swanson & Jerry Desmonde. A window cleaner works at a country estate where the owner’s son is threatened by kidnappers.
Sat 02 Sep 17 22:00 Arthur’s Dyke 2001. Drama. Director: Gerry Poulson. Stars Pauline Quirke, Brian Conley, Robert Daws & Nicholas Farrell. Ramblers recreate their conquest of the Offa’s Dyke Path 20 years earlier but with a woman!
Sat 02 Sep 17 0:00 The Boys 1962. Crime drama starring Richard Todd, Robert Morley and Jess Conrad OBE. When a nightwatchman is murdered, four young men are put on trial. Cleverly directed by Sidney J. Furie.
Sat 02 Sep 17 2:30 The Girl in a Swing 1988. Thriller. Directed by Gordon Hessler. Starring Meg Tilly & Rupert Frazer. A London art broker goes to Copenhagen where he requires a multilingual secretary who he falls in love with.
Sat 02 Sep 17 4:50 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.
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Sun 03 Sep 17 6:00 Glimpses: Bird Watching Beautiful 9.5mm footage of young birds by the River.
Sun 03 Sep 17 6:05 A Fire Has Been Arranged 1935. Directed Leslie S. Hiscott and starring Rob Wilton. Two robbers hide their loot before spending 10 years in jail, but upon release they realise things have changed quite a bit in 10 years.
Sun 03 Sep 17 7:25 Stagecoach West Songs My Mother Taught Me. 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, E20)
Sun 03 Sep 17 8:25 DickTracy Meets Gruesome 1947. Action. Director: John Rawlins. Stars Boris Karloff, Ralph Byrd & Anne Gwynne. Dick Tracy goes up against a villain who robs banks using a nerve gas.
Sun 03 Sep 17 9:40 Freedom of the Seas 1934. Comedy. Directed by Marcel Varnel and starring Clifford Mollison, Wendy Barrie and Zelma O’Neal. A mild mannered clerk, with a crush on his boss’s daughter, is led astray by an old friend.
Sun 03 Sep 17 11:10 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.
Sun 03 Sep 17 11:25 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)
Sun 03 Sep 17 12:00 Summertime 1955. Drama. Jane (Katharine Hepburn) finally makes her dream trip to Venice but has no one to share the beautiful city with, until… Directed by David Lean.
Sun 03 Sep 17 13:55 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.
Sun 03 Sep 17 15:05 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 03 Sep 17 15:25 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)
Sun 03 Sep 17 16:00 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.
Sun 03 Sep 17 16:15 Theatre Royal 1943. Comedy. Director: John Baxter. Stars Bud Flanagan, Chesney Allen, Peggy Dexter & Lydia Sherwood. A Theatre manager becomes broke and wishes to close. A rare broadcast of a formerly ‘lost’ film.
Sun 03 Sep 17 17:30 The Lloyd Bridges Show Testing Ground. 1962. Lloyd Bridges introduces a news event, either current or the past, discussing its relevance. Stars Lloyd Bridges, Jeff Bridges & Dub Taylor. Created by: Aaron Spelling (S1, E7)
Sun 03 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)
Sun 03 Sep 17 19:00 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.
Sun 03 Sep 17 21:00 Saints & Sinners 1965. Ten Days For A Shirt-Tail. Human stories uncovered by the reporters of the New York City ‘Record’ newspaper.
Sun 03 Sep 17 22:00 Poor Cow 1967. Kitchen sink drama by Ken Loach. Young mother Joy (Carol White) is forced to fend for herself when her brutal husband, Tom (Bindon), goes to jail. Can Joy find solace with Dave (Terence Stamp)?
Sun 03 Sep 17 0:00 The Party’s Over 1965. Drama. Directed by Guy Hamilton. A controversial film of its time. A young American girl is caught up in the wild London scene. Starring Oliver Reed.
Sun 03 Sep 17 1:50 No Way Back 1949. Drama. A boxer (Terence de Marney) begins on a downward slide losing his wife and money. A childhood sweetheart helps him but complications set in.
Sun 03 Sep 17 3:20 The Lloyd Bridges Show War Song. 1962. Lloyd Bridges introduces a news event, either current or the past, discussing its relevance. Stars Lloyd Bridges, Jeff Bridges & Dub Taylor. Created by: Aaron Spelling (S1, E8)
Sun 03 Sep 17 3:50 Yesterday’s Hero 1979. Drama. Starring Ian McShane, Suzanne Somers & Adam Faith. Written by Jackie Collins. A has-been, alcoholic former soccer star is determined to make a comeback with the help of his ex-girlfriend.
Sun 03 Sep 17 5:40 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