Talking Pictures TV Programme Schedule

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February 12th to February 18th

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TPTV Schedule February 12th to February 18th 2018

 

DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Mon 12 Feb 18 6:00 The Monkey’s Paw 1948. Horror. A curio dealer sells a monkey’s paw that can grant the possessor three wishes but warns that disaster will follow. Starring Michael Martin-Harvey, Sydney Tafler & Alfie Bass.
Mon 12 Feb 18 7:15 The David Niven Show Backtrack. Stars Frank Lovejoy, Dorothy Green & Stacy Harris. British actor David Niven, introduces this 1950s US anthology series. (S1, E3)
Mon 12 Feb 18 7:45 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.
Mon 12 Feb 18 9:30 The Rogues 1965. Plavonia, Hail & Farewell. Gig Young, David Niven and Charles Boyer are The Rogues, members of two related families of international forgers and conmen. (S1, E11)
Mon 12 Feb 18 10:30 Can-Can 1960. Musical. Director: Walter Lang. Stars Frank Sinatra, Shirley MacLaine, Louis Jourdan & Maurice Chevalier. Simone’s Parisian Nightclub performs the can-can every night, despite being outlawed.
Mon 12 Feb 18 13:10 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
Mon 12 Feb 18 14:00 The Big Valley The Invaders. 1965. Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck and Lee Majors. A family of rawhiders plan to rob the Barkleys while almost everyone is away from the ranch on a cattle drive. (S1, E16)
Mon 12 Feb 18 15:00 A Family At War 1971. A Lesson In War. Created by John Finch. Stars Keith Drinkel & David Swift. Philip and a Polish comrade capture a German soldier in the Western Desert. (S2, E3)
Mon 12 Feb 18 16:00 Talkies: John Finch – The Setting John Finch, Creator of A Family At War, discusses why the series is set in Liverpool and is it just a middle class family?
Mon 12 Feb 18 16:05 The Plough & The Stars 1936. Drama. Starring Barbara Stanwyck. Nora attempts to lead a quiet life away from the political chaos of the Easter Rebellion that has engulfed Ireland and her home city. Directed by John Ford.
Mon 12 Feb 18 17:30 1930s by the Sea – Glimpses Memories of a traditional seaside holiday in 1930s England.
Mon 12 Feb 18 17:35 Helpmates 1932. Comedy. Directed by James Parrott. Stars Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy & Blanche Payson. Oliver’s house is in a shambles after a wild party, and his wife is due home at noon.
Mon 12 Feb 18 18:00 Rooney 1958. Comedy. Directed by George Pollock. Stars John Gregson, Muriel Pavlow & Barry Fitzgerald. The life of Rooney, a Gaelic sportsman at the weekends and a Dublin rubbish collector during the week.
Mon 12 Feb 18 19:50 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.
Mon 12 Feb 18 21:05 Violent Playground 1958. Drama. Director: Basil Dearden. Stars Stanley Baker, David McCallum, Anne Heywood & Peter Cushing. A policeman enters a romance with the sister of an infamous gang leader.
Mon 12 Feb 18 23:15 The Sand Pebbles 1966. Adventure. Director Robert Wise. Stars Steve McQueen, Candice Bergen, Richard Attenborough. In 1926, the USS San Pablo patrols the Yangtze River.
Mon 12 Feb 18 2:55 A Gunman Has Escaped 1948. Drama. Stars John Harvey, John Fitzgerald, Robert Cartland. Written by John Gilling. Three armed robbers kill a passer-by in a robbery and flee the city.
Mon 12 Feb 18 4:00 The Big Valley The Death Merchant. 1966. Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck and Lee Majors. The family welcome the cowboy who killed Tom Barkley’s murderer only to find he is now a mercenary killer. (S1, E22)
Mon 12 Feb 18 5:00 Burke’s Law 1967. Who Killed Mother Goose? The crime-solving adventures of dashing, debonair Amos Burke (Gene Barry ), an L.A.P.D. homicide captain who is also a millionaire. (S2, E17)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Tue 13 Feb 18 6:00 Cover Girl Killer 1959. Crime. Someone is murdering cover girl models, leaving them in the same pose and place as featured in ‘Wow’ magazine. Stars: Harry H. Corbett, Felicity Young.
Tue 13 Feb 18 7:20 The David Niven Show The Promise. Eddie Albert, Fay Wray & Fay Baker. British actor David Niven, introduces this 1950s US anthology series. (S1, E4)
Tue 13 Feb 18 7:50 Gorgo 1961. Sci-Fi. An undersea earthquake causes some sea-monsters to surface. Gorgo is captured and is taken to be displayed in London, but Gorgo’s mother is looking for her baby. Starring Bill Travers.
Tue 13 Feb 18 9:20 The Rogues 1965. The Boston Money Party. Gig Young, David Niven and Charles Boyer are The Rogues, members of two related families of international forgers and conmen. (S1, E12)
Tue 13 Feb 18 10:20 A Tale Of The Fiords Filmed in 1955 by the distinguished Swedish Cameraman Arne Sucksdorff, focusing on the Vestland region of Norway. A beautiful presentation of two children hunting for the Valley Of happiness.
Tue 13 Feb 18 10:35 The Broken Horseshoe 1953. Crime drama. A hit and run victim is operated on by Dr. Fenton (Robert Beatty), the victim is later murdered and the doctor is involved. Starring Elizabeth Sellars.
Tue 13 Feb 18 12:10 For the Love of Ada 1972. Comedy. Stars Irene Handl, Wilfred Pickles, Barbara Mitchell & Jack Smethurst. Based on the hit Thames sitcom, it follows the late-flowering romance between two young-at-heart pensioners.
Tue 13 Feb 18 13:55 Talkies: John Finch – The Writer The Writer. Exclusive interview with John Finch, creator of A Family at War. John discusses the importance of the writer on such a large series.
Tue 13 Feb 18 14:00 The Big Valley By Fires Unseen. 1966. Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck and Lee Majors. After a whirlwind courtship, Nick proposes to a beautiful Eastern socialite. The honeymoon appears short lived… (S1, E17)
Tue 13 Feb 18 15:00 A Family At War 1971. Is Your Journey Really Necessary? Created by John Finch. Stars Colin Douglas & John McKelvey. Sefton discovers Tony’s deception and in the process discovers his son’s girlfriend, Jenny (S2, E4)
Tue 13 Feb 18 16:00 Glimpses: This Fowl Business A 1940s film made by British Foundation Pictures detailing the ‘Fowl business’ of chicken farming.
Tue 13 Feb 18 16:20 The Square Ring 1953. Drama. Director: Basil Dearden. Stars Jack Warner, Robert Beatty, Bill Owen, Maxwell Reed & Joan Collins. Follow the lives of five boxers and their reasons for getting to where they are now.
Tue 13 Feb 18 18:00 Three Cases of Murder 1955. Crime. Three stories of murder and the supernatural. Starring Orson Welles, John Gregson & Elizabeth Sellars. Introduced by Eamonn Andrews. Directed by David Eady & George More O’Ferrall.
Tue 13 Feb 18 20:00 The Shakedown 1960. Drama. Terence Morgan plays ‘Augie’ a crook just released from prison and intent on getting his rackets back from ‘Collar’ (Harry H Corbett). Starring Bill Owen, Robert Beatty and Hazel Court.
Tue 13 Feb 18 21:50 100 Rifles 1969. War. Director: Tom Gries. Stars Raquel Welch, Burt Reynolds, Fernando Lamas & Jim Brown. In 1912 Sonora, Mexico, revolutionary, Yaqui Joe, arms his people but finds himself hunted by a US lawman
Tue 13 Feb 18 0:00 Capone Investment 1974. Thriller. Stars Glyn Owen, Peter Sallis, Isobel Black & John Thaw. A brutal murder triggers an investigation revealing that $4m of gangster, Al Capone’s, gains may be located in 1970s England
Tue 13 Feb 18 2:00 The Rough and the Smooth 1959. Drama. Starring Nadja Tiller, Tony Britton and William Bendix. Directed by Robert Siodmak. An archaeologist forsakes his fiancée for a passionate affair with a beautiful German woman.
Tue 13 Feb 18 4:00 The Big Valley The Fallen Hawk. 1966. Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck and Lee Majors. Heath, feeling responsible for an old friend’s injury, is determined to do all he can to help the man and his wife. (S1, E23)
Tue 13 Feb 18 5:00 Burke’s Law 1967. The crime-solving adventures of dashing, debonair Amos Burke (Gene Barry ), an L.A.P.D. homicide captain who is also a millionaire. (S2, E18)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Wed 14 Feb 18 6:00 Rogue’s Yarn 1956. Crime drama directed by Vernon Sewell. A husband plots to kill his rich wife. Does he have the perfect alibi? Starring Derek Bond and Hugh Latimer.
Wed 14 Feb 18 7:30 The David Niven Show The Twist of the Key. Joan Banks, John Dehner & Anne Francis. British actor David Niven, introduces this 1950s US anthology series. (S1, E5)
Wed 14 Feb 18 8:00 The Scamp 1957. Crime drama directed by Wolf Rilla and starring Richard Attenborough, Dorothy Alison, Colin Petersen. Todd Dawson is a ten year old waif with a drunken scallywag for a father.
Wed 14 Feb 18 9:45 The Rogues 1965. The Computer Goes West. Gig Young, David Niven and Charles Boyer are The Rogues, members of two related families of international forgers and conmen. (S1, E13)
Wed 14 Feb 18 10:45 Park Plaza 605 1953. Crime drama directed by Bernard Knowles. A private detective solves a murder, which he was accused of. Starring Tom Conway, Eva Bartok and Sid James.
Wed 14 Feb 18 12:20 The Holly and the Ivy 1952. Drama. A heart-warming tale of a minister and his family reunited at Christmas time recounting their trials. Directed by George More O’Ferrall. Stars Ralph Richardson & Celia Johnson.
Wed 14 Feb 18 14:00 The Big Valley A Time to Kill. 1966. Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck and Lee Majors. When the secret service warn Jarrod that a friend is suspected of bank robbery, he tries to unearth the truth. (S1, E18)
Wed 14 Feb 18 15:00 A Family At War 1971. The 48 Hour Pass. Created by John Finch. Stars Colin Douglas & Shelagh Fraser. David returns on leave with Margaret’s illegitimate child expected. Shelia and David grow further apart. (S2, E5)
Wed 14 Feb 18 16:00 Treasure Island 1972. Adventure. Directors: John Hough, Andrea Bianchi & Antonio Margheriti. Stars Orson Welles, Lionel Stander & Kim Burfield. Young Jim Hawkins has a map to a pirate’s buried treasure.
Wed 14 Feb 18 17:50 Glimpses: Pulborough in the 1950s with the morrisons A glimpse of 1950s family life with the Morrisons, along with shots of Pulborough. A Tupperware tea in the garden and general footage of ’50s Summer family living.
Wed 14 Feb 18 18:00 The Woman In Question 1950. Mystery. Directed by Anthony Asquith. Starring Dirk Bogarde and Jean Kent. Police interview the five principle suspects in the murder of Astra (Jean Kent), an enigmatic fortune teller.
Wed 14 Feb 18 19:50 The Dark Man 1951. Drama. Directed by Jeffrey Dell. Stars Maxwell Reed, Edward Underdown, Natasha Parry & William Hartnell. An inspector hunts a killer who is looking for an actress who witnessed him commit murder
Wed 14 Feb 18 21:30 Hoffman 1970. Drama. Director: Alvin Rakoff. Stars Peter Sellers, Sinead Cusack, Jeremy Bulloch, Ruth Dunning & David Lodge. A businessman blackmails his secretary to spend a romantic holiday with him.
Wed 14 Feb 18 23:40 Night Visitor 1971. Crime horror starring Max von Sydow, Trevor Howard and Liv Ullmann. Salem escapes from an insane asylum where he was confined for being an axe-murderer. Music by Mancini.
Wed 14 Feb 18 1:40 Half-Human 1958. Horror. A monster and his son are captured by a circus who want to turn them into a sideshow. Stars John Carradine.
Wed 14 Feb 18 3:00 A Little of What You Fancy 1968. A loving tribute to British Music Hall with Lily Morris and Gus Elen. Featuring original archive film, rare prints, portraits and photographs, it traces what remains of the great music halls.
Wed 14 Feb 18 4:00 The Big Valley Hazard. 1966. Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck and Lee Majors. A man arrives at the ranch looking for Heath and is shot by two trailing bounty hunters who claim he is wanted for murder. (S1, E24)
Wed 14 Feb 18 5:00 Burke’s Law 1967. Who Killed Rosie Sunset? The crime-solving adventures of dashing, debonair Amos Burke (Gene Barry ), an L.A.P.D. homicide captain who is also a millionaire. (S2, E19)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Thu 15 Feb 18 6:00 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.
Thu 15 Feb 18 7:55 The David Niven Show A Day of Small Miracles. Eddie Bracken, Eddie Bracken & Linda Watkins. British actor David Niven, introduces this 1950s US anthology series. (S1, E6)
Thu 15 Feb 18 8:25 Sam Kydd An Interview with Sam Kydd’s son, Jonathon Kydd as we discuss his father’s life and career. Part 1
Thu 15 Feb 18 8:35 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.
Thu 15 Feb 18 10:05 Sam Kydd An Interview with Sam Kydd’s son, Jonathon Kydd as we discuss his father’s life and career. Part 2
Thu 15 Feb 18 10:15 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.
Thu 15 Feb 18 11:35 Sam Kydd An Interview with Sam Kydd’s son, Jonathon Kydd as we discuss his father’s life and career. Part 3
Thu 15 Feb 18 11:40 The Voice Of Merrill 1952. Crime Drama. Directed by John Gilling. Starring Valerie Hobson, James Robertson Justice & Sam Kydd. A dying author frames a radio narrator for killing his secretary.
Thu 15 Feb 18 13:20 Sam Kydd An Interview with Sam Kydd’s son, Jonathon Kydd as we discuss his father’s life and career. Part 4
Thu 15 Feb 18 13:30 Sally Ann Choice. 1979. Stars Julia Chambers, Stephanie Cole, Sam Kydd & Frank Mills. Drama focusing on the members of the Salvation Army, centred on the Sally Ann hostel (S1, E1)
Thu 15 Feb 18 14:00 The Big Valley Teacher of Outlaws. 1966. Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck and Lee Majors. An outlaw gang leader orders his men to kidnap a teacher so he can learn to read and write. (S1, E19)
Thu 15 Feb 18 15:00 A Family At War 1971. Hope Against Hope. Created by John Finch. Stars Colin Douglas & Shelagh Fraser. Michael battles his conscience as Edwin and Jean clash over Margaret’s pregnancy. (S2, E6)
Thu 15 Feb 18 16:00 Sam Kydd An Interview with Sam Kydd’s son, Jonathon Kydd as we discuss his father’s life and career. Part 5
Thu 15 Feb 18 16:20 Vengeance Is Mine 1949. Drama. Director: Alan Cullimore. Stars Valentine Dyall, Anne Firth, Richard Goolden & Sam Kydd. A dying man hires an assassin to kill so he can frame his death on an enemy.
Thu 15 Feb 18 17:35 Sam Kydd An Interview with Sam Kydd’s son, Jonathon Kydd as we discuss his father’s life and career. Part 6
Thu 15 Feb 18 18:00 Smokescreen 1964. Drama. Directed by Jim O’Connolly. Starring Peter Vaughan, John Carson & Yvonne Romain. A blazing car goes over the cliff to the east of Brighton. Suspicions mount when no body can be found.
Thu 15 Feb 18 19:35 Sam Kydd An Interview with Sam Kydd’s son, Jonathon Kydd as we discuss his father’s life and career. Part 7
Thu 15 Feb 18 19:45 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.
Thu 15 Feb 18 21:10 Sam Kydd An Interview with Sam Kydd’s son, Jonathon Kydd as we discuss his father’s life and career. Part 8
Thu 15 Feb 18 21:20 Where There’s A Will 1955. Comedy. Director: Vernon Sewell. A cockney family inherit a ramshackle farm. Alfie (Leslie Dwyer) wants to make a go of it. Starring George Cole and Kathleen Harrison.
Thu 15 Feb 18 22:50 Sam Kydd An Interview with Sam Kydd’s son, Jonathon Kydd as we discuss his father’s life and career. Part 9
Thu 15 Feb 18 23:00 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.
Thu 15 Feb 18 0:50 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.
Thu 15 Feb 18 2:30 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.
Thu 15 Feb 18 4:00 The Big Valley Into the Widow’s Web. 1966. Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck and Lee Majors. When Heath is accused of murder. Jarrod must use a new science to try to clear him. (S1, E25)
Thu 15 Feb 18 5:00 Burke’s Law 1967. Who Killed Wimbledon Hastings? The crime-solving adventures of dashing, debonair Amos Burke (Gene Barry ), an L.A.P.D. homicide captain who is also a millionaire. (S2, E20)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Fri 16 Feb 18 6:00 Man In The Mirror 1936. Drama with Edward Everett-Horton & Alastair Sim. A timid businessman, while looking into his mirror, is confronted by his alter ego.
Fri 16 Feb 18 7:35 The David Niven Show The Lady from Winnetka. Jacques Bergerac, Argentina Brunetti & Eduardo Ciannelli. British actor David Niven, introduces this 1950s US anthology series. (S1, E7)
Fri 16 Feb 18 8:05 Thunder Rock 1942. Supernatural drama starring Michael Redgrave, Barbara Mullen & James Mason. One of The Boulting Brothers’ finest, a disillusioned writer becomes a lighthouse keeper living in solitude.
Fri 16 Feb 18 10:10 The Rogues The Real Russian Caviar. 1965. Gig Young, David Niven and Charles Boyer are The Rogues, members of two related families of international forgers and conmen. (S1, E15)
Fri 16 Feb 18 11:10 Assignment Redhead 1956. Drama. Starring Hollywood’s Richard Denning as the secret agent, Carole Mathews as the luscious nightclub vocalist and Ronald Adam as the chameleon-like criminal. A story of money and crime.
Fri 16 Feb 18 12:45 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.
Fri 16 Feb 18 14:00 The Big Valley Under a Dark Star. 1966. Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck and Lee Majors. Pardoned after an imprisonment for a crime he didn’t commit, a man has Jarrod’s help in adjusting to being free. (S1, E20)
Fri 16 Feb 18 15:00 A Family At War 1971. A Time To Be Born. Created by John Finch. Stars Colin Douglas & Shelagh Fraser. Sefton gets into trouble over his investment in a pig. Margaret is taken into hospital. (S2, E7)
Fri 16 Feb 18 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.
Fri 16 Feb 18 18:00 The League of Gentlemen 1960. Comedy. Director: Basil Dearden. Stars Jack Hawkins, Richard Attenborough, Nigel Patrick & Roger Livesey. Ex-army men are recruited for a bank robbery plan that requires military precision.
Fri 16 Feb 18 20:15 Diana Dors: Yield To The Night Diana Dors talks to Dick Hills in 1976 and discusses her time in the film Yield to The Night – a film she was immensely proud of.
Fri 16 Feb 18 20:20 Yield to the Night 1956. Drama. Director: J Lee Thompson. Stars Diana Dors, Yvonne Mitchell, Michael Craig & Geoffrey Keen. A condemned murderess relives key events while waiting for the hangman’s noose.
Fri 16 Feb 18 22:20 The Boston Strangler 1968. Drama. Director: Richard Fleischer. Stars Tony Curtis, Henry Fonda, George Kennedy & Sally Kellerman. When a string of women in Boston start turning up dead, the police launch an investigation.
Fri 16 Feb 18 0:40 The Challenge 1960. Crime noir directed by John Gilling and stars Anthony Quayle, Carl Mohner and Jayne Mansfield, who makes a departure from her usual roles, as tough girl Billy in this dark crime story.
Fri 16 Feb 18 2:30 Booby Trap 1957. Drama. An absent minded professor invents a pen that will explode on the sound of bells then leaves it in a taxi. Starring Sydney Tafler and Harry Fowler.
Fri 16 Feb 18 4:00 The Big Valley By Force and Violence. 1966. Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck and Lee Majors. Victoria and Heath have an accident resulting in Heath becoming pinned under their heavily loaded wagon. (S1, E26)
Fri 16 Feb 18 5:00 Burke’s Law 1967. Who Killed the Fat Cat? The crime-solving adventures of dashing, debonair Amos Burke (Gene Barry ), an L.A.P.D. homicide captain who is also a millionaire. (S2, E21)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Sat 17 Feb 18 6:00 Double Confession 1950. Drama. Starring Derek Farr, Joan Hopkins & Peter Lorre. Farr visits his ex-wife only to find her murdered. In his attempts to find the killer he meets gang boss William Hartnell.
Sat 17 Feb 18 7:40 A Tale Of The Fiords – Glimpses Filmed in 1955 by the distinguished Swedish Cameraman Arne Sucksdorff, focusing on the Vestland region of Norway. A beautiful presentation of two children hunting for the Valley Of happiness.
Sat 17 Feb 18 7:55 The Square Ring 1953. Drama. Director: Basil Dearden. Stars Jack Warner, Robert Beatty, Bill Owen, Maxwell Reed & Joan Collins. Follow the lives of five boxers and their reasons for getting to where they are now.
Sat 17 Feb 18 9:35 Busy Bodies 1933. Comedy. Directed by Lloyd French. Stars Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy. Stan & Ollie do battle with inanimate objects & their co-workers during a routine work day at the saw mill.
Sat 17 Feb 18 10:00 The Big Valley Winner Lose All. 1965. Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck and Lee Majors. Heath falls in love with Maria, who is returning home from school. However, her father believes him to be impure. (S1, E7)
Sat 17 Feb 18 11:00 A Family At War The War Office Regrets. Created by John Finch. Stars Colin Douglas & Shelagh Fraser. Mystery hangs over the fate of John Porter. Whilst on leave David is forced to face up to his actions. (S1, E7)
Sat 17 Feb 18 12:00 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.
Sat 17 Feb 18 14:05 The Browning Version 1951. Drama. Directed by Anthony Asquith and starring Michael Redgrave. Crocker-Harris is a teacher at an English public school who must retire early due to ill health.
Sat 17 Feb 18 15:55 Hungry Hill 1947. Drama. Directed by Brian Desmond Hurst. Stars Margaret Lockwood, Dennis Price & Cecil Parker. Tragedy hits the wife of an Irish heir to a 19th-century family feud that has lasted for 50 years.
Sat 17 Feb 18 18:00 The Long Memory 1953. Drama. Directed by Robert Hamer. Stars John Mills, Elizabeth Sellars, John McCallum & Geoffrey Keen. Released from prison after 12 years, a man seeks revenge on those who lied at his trial.
Sat 17 Feb 18 20:00 The Sand Pebbles 1966. Adventure. Director Robert Wise. Stars Steve McQueen, Candice Bergen, Richard Attenborough. In 1926, the USS San Pablo patrols the Yangtze River.
Sat 17 Feb 18 23:35 100 Rifles 1969. War. Director: Tom Gries. Stars Raquel Welch, Burt Reynolds, Fernando Lamas & Jim Brown. In 1912 Sonora, Mexico, revolutionary, Yaqui Joe, arms his people but finds himself hunted by a US lawman
Sat 17 Feb 18 1:45 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.
Sat 17 Feb 18 3:45 A Tale Of The Fiords Filmed in 1955 by the distinguished Swedish Cameraman Arne Sucksdorff, focusing on the Vestland region of Norway. A beautiful presentation of two children hunting for the Valley Of happiness.
Sat 17 Feb 18 4:00 The Big Valley The River Monarch. 1966. Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck and Lee Majors. A riverboat sunk years before with a fortune in government gold aboard is located with no trace of the gold. (S1, E27)
Sat 17 Feb 18 5:00 Burke’s Law 1967. Who Killed the Man on the White Horse? The crime-solving adventures of dashing, debonair Amos Burke (Gene Barry ), an L.A.P.D. homicide captain who is also a millionaire. (S2, E22)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Sun 18 Feb 18 6:00 Mrs. Pym of Scotland Yard 1939. Detective Drama. Directed by Fred Elles. Starring Mary Clare, Edward Lexy & Nigel Patrick. A woman detective sets about solving the murder of people who have all frequented the same medium.
Sun 18 Feb 18 7:15 Walter Wants Work Lost silent film from 1922 made by British Comedies Ltd. Directed by Walter Forde. Stars Walter Forde, Pauline Peters & Tubby Phillips. Walter fails as an organ-grinder and ends up in the workhouse.
Sun 18 Feb 18 7:45 Treasure Island 1972. Adventure. Directors: John Hough, Andrea Bianchi & Antonio Margheriti. Stars Orson Welles, Lionel Stander & Kim Burfield. Young Jim Hawkins has a map to a pirate’s buried treasure.
Sun 18 Feb 18 9:35 Tit for Tat 1935. Comedy. Director: Charley Rogers. Stars Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Mae Busch & Charlie Hall. Stan & Ollie set up an electrical repair store when they encounter a couple of old acquaintances.
Sun 18 Feb 18 10:00 The Big Valley My Son, My Son. 1965. Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck and Lee Majors. A neighbouring rancher’s teenage son returns to Stockton and is immediately obsessed with Audra. (S1, E8)
Sun 18 Feb 18 11:00 A Family At War For Strategic Reasons. Created by John Finch. Stars Keith Drinkel & Prunella Ransome. Excerpts from previous episodes tell the story of Phillip Ashton and his touching wartime romance. (S1, E8)
Sun 18 Feb 18 12:00 A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square 1979. Drama. Released from prison, Pinky (Richard Jordan) vows to go straight, but after taking a maintenance job, he attracts a lot of attention. Starring David Niven
Sun 18 Feb 18 14:05 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.
Sun 18 Feb 18 14:25 Death Drums Along the River 1963. Adventure. Directed by Lawrence Huntington. Stars Richard Todd, Marianne Koch & Albert Lieven. Inspector Sanders is investigating a murder in an African hospital when he is lead to a silver mine
Sun 18 Feb 18 16:05 Lost 1956. Thriller. Director: Guy Green. Stars David Farrar, David Knight & Julia Arnall. U.S. Embassy employee & his wife discover that their 18 month old baby has disappeared in London.
Sun 18 Feb 18 17:55 A Day at the Derby – Glimpses Derby Day in the 1950s the bookies, the picnics, the crowds and the horses!
Sun 18 Feb 18 18:00 The Rocking Horse Winner 1949. Drama. Director: Anthony Pelissier. Stars John Howard Davies, Valerie Hobson, John Mills & Ronald Squire. After receiving a rocking horse, a child is able to pick winning horses at the racetrack
Sun 18 Feb 18 19:50 Saps At Sea 1940. Comedy. Director: Gordon Douglas. Stars Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, James Finlayson, Richard Cramer & Ben Turpin. Oliver suffers a nervous breakdown as a result of working in a horn factory
Sun 18 Feb 18 21:00 The Human Jungle Conscience on a Rack. 1965. Stars Herbert Lom. Life’s become a nightmare for Dorothy. She can’t bring herself to tell Dr. Corder why she’s being blackmailed. Guest stars Flora Robson. (S2, E6)
Sun 18 Feb 18 22:00 Only Two Can Play 1962. Comedy. Director: Sidney Gilliat. Stars Peter Sellers, Mai Zetterling, Virginia Maskell & Kenneth Griffith. Due to boredom, John spends his time daydreaming of affairs with attractive women.
Sun 18 Feb 18 0:10 Hoffman 1970. Drama. Director: Alvin Rakoff. Stars Peter Sellers, Sinead Cusack, Jeremy Bulloch, Ruth Dunning & David Lodge. A businessman blackmails his secretary to spend a romantic holiday with him.
Sun 18 Feb 18 2:20 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.
Sun 18 Feb 18 4:00 The Big Valley The Midas Man. 1966. Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck and Lee Majors. Audra offers herself as a ‘sacrifice’ to hold off a financier about to foreclose and seize land as collateral. (S1, E28)
Sun 18 Feb 18 5:00 Burke’s Law 1967. Who Killed The 13th Clown? The crime-solving adventures of dashing, debonair Amos Burke (Gene Barry ), an L.A.P.D. homicide captain who is also a millionaire. (S2, E23)

February 19th to February 25th

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TPTV Schedule February 19th to February 25th 2018

 

DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Mon 19 Feb 18 6:00 Hangman’s Wharf 1950. Thriller. Directed by Cecil H. Williamson. Stars John Witty, Genine Graham, Patience Rentoul & Gerald Nodin. A doctor is framed for murder.
Mon 19 Feb 18 7:15 The David Niven Show The Last Room. Stars Eduard Franz, John Hoyt & Michael Fox. British actor David Niven, introduces this 1950s US anthology series. (S1, E8)
Mon 19 Feb 18 7:45 Treetop Daredevils – Glimpses From the 1940s. A documentary on the amazing techniques used by loggers to fell trees and the lumberjacks who risk life and limb to get wood to the Sawmill.
Mon 19 Feb 18 8:00 The Passing Stranger 1954. Drama. Directed by John Arnold. Stars Diane Cilento, Lee Paterson & Duncan Lamont. In a small English village, an American soldier deserts to be with his girlfriend.
Mon 19 Feb 18 9:20 The Rogues Money Is For Burning. 1965. Gig Young, David Niven and Charles Boyer are The Rogues, members of two related families of international forgers and conmen. (S1, E16)
Mon 19 Feb 18 10:20 Be My Guest 1965. Comedy. Directed by Lance Comfort. Stars Steve Marriott, David Hemmings, Andrea Monet. Jobless Dave, ex-member of pop group ‘The Smart Alecs’, meets Erica, an attractive young woman seeking fame
Mon 19 Feb 18 12:00 Call Me Mister 1951. Musical. Director: Lloyd Bacon. Stars Betty Grable, Danny Thomas, Richard Boone & Dan Dailey. Former stage star, Shep, awaits discharge in post-war Tokyo when he meets his estranged love, Kay.
Mon 19 Feb 18 14:00 The Big Valley Barbary Red. 1966. Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck and Lee Majors. Nick celebrates his birthday at a waterfront saloon where he is drugged and shanghaied for sea duty (S1, E21)
Mon 19 Feb 18 15:00 A Family At War 1971. A Hero’s Welcome. Creator: John Finch. Stars Colin Douglas & Shelagh Fraser. Christmas 1941. Peter struggles with the image he has cultivated of his father, souring their relationship. (S2, E8)
Mon 19 Feb 18 16:00 Glimpses: Beach Angling In Lowestoft Circa 1960s. Archive footage of Lowestoft’s beach anglers and their families spending the day fishing by the shore.
Mon 19 Feb 18 16:10 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 19 Feb 18 18:00 Once A Jolly Swagman 1949. Drama. Directed by Jack Lee. Stars Dirk Bogarde, Bonar Colleano, Renee Asherson, Bill Owen & Sid James. A British factory worker loses his job in the 1930s to become a motorcycle racer.
Mon 19 Feb 18 20:00 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.
Mon 19 Feb 18 22:20 Odd Man Out 1947. Thriller. Director: Carol Reed. Stars Robert Newton, James Mason, Fay Compton & William Hartnell. Johnny McQueen, the idealist leader of an illegal organisation, has escaped from prison.
Mon 19 Feb 18 0:40 A Touch of Love 1969. Drama. Director: Waris Hussein. Stars Sandy Dennis, Ian McKellen & Eleanor Bron. Based on ‘The Millstone’. A Philosophy student falls pregnant after a one night stand with a gay TV presenter.
Mon 19 Feb 18 2:45 Girl In the Picture 1957. Drama. Directed by Don Chaffey. Starring Donald Houston, Patrick Holt and Junia Crawford. George Keefe’s policeman brother was murdered four years ago and the killer is still on the loose.
Mon 19 Feb 18 4:00 The Big Valley Tunnel of Gold. 1966. Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck and Lee Majors. The general store is invaded by outlaws who plan to tunnel across to the Baggage Depot where Barkley gold is held. (S1, E29)
Mon 19 Feb 18 5:00 Burke’s Law 1967. Who Killed Mr. Colby in Ladies’ Lingerie? The crime-solving adventures of dashing, debonair Amos Burke (Gene Barry ), an L.A.P.D. homicide captain who is also a millionaire. (S2, E24)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Tue 20 Feb 18 6:00 Police Dog 1955. Drama. Starring Joan Rice, Tim Turner & Sandra Dorne. When his colleague is shot dead by a burglar, PC Frank Mason vows for justice. After becoming a dog-handler, he finds a new partner.
Tue 20 Feb 18 7:30 The David Niven Show Portrait. Stars James Best, Carolyn Jones & Robert Nichols. British actor David Niven, introduces this 1950s US anthology series. (S1, E9)
Tue 20 Feb 18 8:00 Once In a New Moon 1935. SCi-Fi. Stars Eliot Makeham, Rene Ray & Derrick de Marney. A small town gets dragged out into space and the populace try to organise a local government based on equal rights for all.
Tue 20 Feb 18 9:20 The Rogues Gambit By The Golden Gate. 1965. Gig Young, David Niven and Charles Boyer are The Rogues, members of two related families of international forgers and conmen. (S1, E17)
Tue 20 Feb 18 10:20 Calling Paul Temple 1948. Crime Drama starring John Bentley & Dinah Sheridan. Scotland Yard is unable to unravel the ‘Rex’ murders and cannot manage without the help of Paul Temple and his sidekick ‘Steve’.
Tue 20 Feb 18 12:10 Androcles and The Lion 1953. Drama. Starring Alan Young as Androcles, a Christian who lives in ancient Rome. Upon seeing a lion in severe pain, he manages to remove a massive thorn from the beast’s paw.
Tue 20 Feb 18 14:00 The Big Valley The Death Merchant. 1966. Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck and Lee Majors. The family welcome the cowboy who killed Tom Barkley’s murderer only to find he is now a mercenary killer. (S1, E22)
Tue 20 Feb 18 15:00 A Family At War 1971. We Could Be A Lot Worse Off. Created by John Finch. Stars Colin Douglas & Shelagh Fraser. Freda is disturbed by her feelings for Michael. Meanwhile, Robert meets with a sticky end. (S2, E9)
Tue 20 Feb 18 16:00 Man Against Mount Everest Director: Dr Futer. A Castle Films digest. The Swiss Attempt to climb Everest in 1952 with Edouard Wyss-Dunant, Raymond Lambert & Sherpa Tenzing Norgay reaching 28,199 ft on the southeast ridge.
Tue 20 Feb 18 16:15 The Galloping Major 1951. Director: Henry Cornelius. Stars Basil Radford, Sidney James, Jimmy Hanley & Janette Scott. A retired British Major wants to get into horse racing but accidently buys the wrong horse.
Tue 20 Feb 18 18:00 The Golden Salamander 1950. Drama. Directed by Ronald Neame. Stars Trevor Howard, Anouk Aimee & Herbert Lom. A British archaeologist is torn between tackling a sinister crime syndicate or turning a blind eye.
Tue 20 Feb 18 19:55 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.
Tue 20 Feb 18 22:05 Conrack 1974. Drama. Directed by Martin Ritt. Starring Jon Voight, Paul Winfield and Madge Sinclair. A teacher introduces full education to a class of illiterate black students against the authorities’ wishes
Tue 20 Feb 18 0:10 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 20 Feb 18 2:10 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.
Tue 20 Feb 18 4:00 The Big Valley Last Train to the Fair. 1966. Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck and Lee Majors. On the railroad Audra is stricken with appendicitis and the only doctor onboard has men trying to kill him. (S1, E30)
Tue 20 Feb 18 5:00 Burke’s Law 1967. Who Killed Nobody Somehow? The crime-solving adventures of dashing, debonair Amos Burke (Gene Barry ), an L.A.P.D. homicide captain who is also a millionaire. (S2, E27)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Wed 21 Feb 18 6:00 Sherlock Holmes A short Documentary about Hollywood’s early history with Sherlock Holmes
Wed 21 Feb 18 6:10 Glad Tidings 1953. Drama. Colonel’s adult children object to him marrying an American widow. Starring Barbara Kelly and Raymond Huntley.
Wed 21 Feb 18 7:30 The David Niven Show Sticks and Stones. Stars John Ericson, Peggy McCay & Mort Mills. British actor David Niven, introduces this 1950s US anthology series. (S1, E10)
Wed 21 Feb 18 8:00 Patricia Dainton Presents… Operation Diplomat. Exclusive interviews with Patricia Dainton who discusses her time on this film and her career in general. (S1, E2)
Wed 21 Feb 18 8:05 Operation Diplomat 1953. Crime. Directed by John Guillermin. Stars Guy Rolfe, Lisa Daniely, Patricia Dainton. A surgeon is forced to operate on an injured man by a gang of smugglers.
Wed 21 Feb 18 9:30 The Rogues Bless You, G. Carter Huntington. 1965. Gig Young, David Niven and Charles Boyer are The Rogues, members of two related families of international forgers and conmen. (S1, E18)
Wed 21 Feb 18 10:30 Second Chorus 1941. Musical. Two college students are forced to earn a living by joining a band. (Nominated for 2 Oscars). Stars: Fred Astaire, Paulette Goddard, Artie Shaw & Burgess Meredith.
Wed 21 Feb 18 12:15 Your Money Or Your Wife 1960. Comedy. Newly-weds Gay (Peggy Cummins) and Pel (Donald Sinden) must divorce to claim an inheritance. Starring Peter Reynolds.
Wed 21 Feb 18 14:00 The Big Valley The Fallen Hawk. 1966. Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck and Lee Majors. Heath, feeling responsible for an old friend’s injury, is determined to do all he can to help the man and his wife. (S1, E23)
Wed 21 Feb 18 15:00 A Family At War 1971. Lend Your Loving Arms. Created by John Finch. Stars Colin Douglas & Shelagh Fraser. David confronts Sheila over missing his leave. News of Robert’s demise rocks the family. (S2, E10)
Wed 21 Feb 18 16:00 Abbott & Costello 1948. Comedy. Castle Films. Two hapless freight handlers encounter Dracula, the Frankenstein Monster & the Wolf Man. Director: Charles Barton. Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Lon Chaney Jr.
Wed 21 Feb 18 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.
Wed 21 Feb 18 17:50 Switzerland in the 50s – Glimpses Very well shot colour amateur footage of a trip around Switzerland in the 1950s.
Wed 21 Feb 18 18:00 Meet Me Tonight 1952. Comedy. Directed by Anthony Pelissier. Stars Valerie Hobson, Nigel Patrick, Kay Walsh & Stanley Holloway. Three short stories by Noel Coward: ‘Red Peppers’, ‘Fumed Oak’ & ‘Ways and Means’.
Wed 21 Feb 18 19:40 Midnight Around the Globe in 1945 – Glimpses Glimpses: A WW2 propaganda film made by US Army. Released as part of the 7th War Loan in May 1945. This film tracks war activities around the globe as Big Ben strikes midnight in London.
Wed 21 Feb 18 19:55 Diana Dors… Diana Dors talks to Dick Hills in 1976 and discusses her time in the film Yield to The Night – a film she was immensely proud of.
Wed 21 Feb 18 20:00 Yield to the Night 1956. Drama. Director: J Lee Thompson. Stars Diana Dors, Yvonne Mitchell, Michael Craig & Geoffrey Keen. A condemned murderess relives key events while waiting for the hangman’s noose.
Wed 21 Feb 18 22:00 Up River 1979. Drama. Murder, violence and greed haunt a young man’s dream of forming a life from the untamed wilds of British Columbia at the turn of the century.
Wed 21 Feb 18 23:45 Call Me Mister 1951. Musical. Director: Lloyd Bacon. Stars Betty Grable, Danny Thomas, Richard Boone & Dan Dailey. Former stage star, Shep, awaits discharge in post-war Tokyo when he meets his estranged love, Kay.
Wed 21 Feb 18 1:45 Blood On The Sun 1945. Thriller directed by Frank Lloyd and starring James Cagney and Sylvia Sidney. A dedicated American reporter in 1930s Japan is determined to expose the government’s plan for world domination.
Wed 21 Feb 18 3:40 Woman Eater 1958. Sci-Fi. Directed By Charles Saunders. Stars George Coulouris & Vera Day. A mad scientist captures women and feeds them to a flesh eating tree.
Wed 21 Feb 18 5:00 Burke’s Law 1967. Who Killed Hamlet? The crime-solving adventures of dashing, debonair Amos Burke (Gene Barry ), an L.A.P.D. homicide captain who is also a millionaire. (S2, E28)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Thu 22 Feb 18 6:00 Stock Car 1955. Drama. After the death of her father while motor racing, the daughter (Rona Anderson) is dissuaded from selling his garage by fellow racer Larry (Paul Carpenter) who helps her run the garage
Thu 22 Feb 18 7:20 The David Niven Show The Vengeance. Stars Dan Duryea, Dorothy Green & Adam Williams. British actor David Niven, introduces this 1950s US anthology series. (S1, E11)
Thu 22 Feb 18 7:50 Passport To Treason 1956. Crime drama directed by Robert S. Baker and starring Rod Cameron and Lois Maxwell. Clifford, an American private eye, stationed in London for the sake of a murdered friend, takes over a case.
Thu 22 Feb 18 9:30 The Rogues The Golden Ocean. 1965. Gig Young, David Niven and Charles Boyer are The Rogues, members of two related families of international forgers and conmen. (S1, E19)
Thu 22 Feb 18 10:30 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 22 Feb 18 12:20 For Better, For Worse 1954. Comedy. Directed by J Lee Thompson and Starring Dirk Bogarde, Susan Stephen and Cecil Parker. Tony wants to marry Anne, but his father-in-law to be has some conditions first…
Thu 22 Feb 18 14:00 The Big Valley Hazard. 1966. Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck and Lee Majors. A man arrives at the ranch looking for Heath and is shot by two trailing bounty hunters who claim he is wanted for murder. (S1, E24)
Thu 22 Feb 18 15:00 A Family At War 1971. Giving And Taking. Created by John Finch. Stars Colin Douglas & Shelagh Fraser. Edwin and Jean go to the cottage of their recently deceased father. Jenny pays the Briggs a visit. (S2, E12)
Thu 22 Feb 18 16:00 Glimpses: Toronto Symphony Rare footage from the 1920s showing the great Sir Ernest MacMillan conducting the Toronto Symphony Orchestra in concert.
Thu 22 Feb 18 16:10 The Magnificent Two 1967. Comedy. Director: Cliff Owen. Stars Eric Morecambe, Ernie Wise, Margit Saad & Isobel Black. Two salesmen travel to a small South American country to peddle their wares.
Thu 22 Feb 18 18:00 Just My Luck 1957. Comedy. Director: John Paddy Carstairs. Stars Norman Wisdom, Jill Dixon, Leslie Phillips & Margaret Rutherford. Norman places a bet on the races so he can afford a diamond pendant.
Thu 22 Feb 18 19:50 Girl In the Picture 1957. Drama. Directed by Don Chaffey. Starring Donald Houston, Patrick Holt and Junia Crawford. George Keefe’s policeman brother was murdered four years ago and the killer is still on the loose.
Thu 22 Feb 18 21:05 The Boston Strangler 1968. Drama. Director: Richard Fleischer. Stars Tony Curtis, Henry Fonda, George Kennedy & Sally Kellerman. When a string of women in Boston start turning up dead, the police launch an investigation.
Thu 22 Feb 18 23:25 A Touch of Love 1969. Drama. Director: Waris Hussein. Stars Sandy Dennis, Ian McKellen & Eleanor Bron. Based on ‘The Millstone’. A Philosophy student falls pregnant after a one night stand with a gay TV presenter.
Thu 22 Feb 18 1:35 The Wedding Night 1935. Drama. Director: King Vidor. Stars Gary Cooper, Anna Sten, Ralph Bellamy & Walter Brennan. Writer Tony experiences a creative slump, then he meets his beautiful neighbour who becomes his muse.
Thu 22 Feb 18 3:15 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.
Thu 22 Feb 18 5:00 Burke’s Law 1967. The Rabbit’s Husband. The crime-solving adventures of dashing, debonair Amos Burke (Gene Barry ), an L.A.P.D. homicide captain who is also a millionaire. (S2, E29)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Fri 23 Feb 18 6:00 The Case of the Mukkinese Battle-Horn 1956. Comedy. Stars Peter Sellers, Spike Milligan & Dick Emery. Detectives from Scotland Yard are assigned to look into the disappearance of the Mukkinese Battle-Horn.
Fri 23 Feb 18 6:30 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’.
Fri 23 Feb 18 7:55 The David Niven Show Good Deed. Stars Keefe Brasselle, Jay C. Flippen & James Best. British actor David Niven, introduces this 1950s US anthology series. (S1, E12)
Fri 23 Feb 18 8:25 The Case of Charles Peace 1949. Drama. Made at Merton Park Studios, based on a true story, directed by Norman Lee. The film recounts the exploits through the trial of Charles Peace. Starring Michael Martin-Harvey.
Fri 23 Feb 18 10:10 The Rogues The Diamond Studded Pie. 1965. Gig Young, David Niven and Charles Boyer are The Rogues, members of two related families of international forgers and conmen. (S1, E20)
Fri 23 Feb 18 11:10 Tale of a Dog 1950s. Adventure. The tale of a sheep dog. Created by Robert Hill.
Fri 23 Feb 18 11:20 Can-Can 1960. Musical. Director: Walter Lang. Stars Frank Sinatra, Shirley MacLaine, Louis Jourdan & Maurice Chevalier. Simone’s Parisian Nightclub performs the can-can every night, despite being outlawed.
Fri 23 Feb 18 14:00 The Big Valley Into the Widow’s Web. 1966. Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck and Lee Majors. When Heath is accused of murder. Jarrod must use a new science to try to clear him. (S1, E25)
Fri 23 Feb 18 15:00 A Family At War 1971. Believed Killed. Created by John Finch. Stars Colin Douglas & Shelagh Fraser. John shocks the Ashtons by returning unannounced. Margaret’s infidelity poses a dilemma. (S2, E13)
Fri 23 Feb 18 16:00 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
Fri 23 Feb 18 17:50 The Great Chase 1949. WC Fields stars in these excerpts from the 1940 feature film The Bank Dick – stars WC Fields, Cora Witherspoon, Una Merkel and Franklin Pangborn.
Fri 23 Feb 18 18:00 The Weaker Sex 1948. War. Director: Roy Ward Baker. Stars Ursula Jeans, Cecil Parker, Derek Bond & Thora Hird. Martha tries to keep her home running as normal during the run up to the D Day landings.
Fri 23 Feb 18 19:40 Wonderful Life 1964. Musical. Director: Sidney J. Furie. Stars Cliff Richard, Susan Hampshire, Richard O’Sullivan & The Shadows. Cliff Richard’s band is stranded in the Canary Islands and get working on a movie
Fri 23 Feb 18 21:55 Entertaining Mr. Sloane 1970. Comedy. Director: Douglas Hickox. Stars: Beryl Reid, Harry Andrews & Peter McEnery. A young charmer, Mr. Sloane, weasels his way into the lives of a brother and sister, while disguising his past
Fri 23 Feb 18 23:45 Bulldog Drummond 1929. Thriller. Director: F Richard Jones. Stars Ronald Colman, Joan Bennett & Claud Allister. Urbane sleuth Bulldog Drummond and his man, Algy, help a woman who answers their ad in the London Times
Fri 23 Feb 18 1:35 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.
Fri 23 Feb 18 3:25 Admiral’s Secret 1934. Comedy. Directed by Guy Newall and starring Edmund Gwenn, James Raglan and Hope Davy. A retired admiral who has a valuable diamond is pursued by crooks intent on getting the gem.
Fri 23 Feb 18 4:40 Queen Cotton – Glimpses 1941. Short film about the workings of the 200-year-old cotton industry in Lancashire culminating in a fashion show displaying the latest cotton designs.
Fri 23 Feb 18 5:00 Burke’s Law 1967. Jackpot. The crime-solving adventures of dashing, debonair Amos Burke (Gene Barry ), an L.A.P.D. homicide captain who is also a millionaire. (S2, E30)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Sat 24 Feb 18 6:00 The Lost City 1997. Acton. After surviving a helicopter crash in the uncharted South African wilderness, two young men, a girl and a renegade thief discover an ancient city unknown to civilization.
Sat 24 Feb 18 8:00 The Passing Stranger 1954. Drama. Directed by John Arnold. Stars Diane Cilento, Lee Paterson & Duncan Lamont. In a small English village, an American soldier deserts to be with his girlfriend.
Sat 24 Feb 18 9:20 The Music Box 1932. Comedy. Director: James Parrott. Stars Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Billy Gilbert, Gladys Gale & Charlie Hall. Laurel and Hardy deliver a piano, but struggle to carry it up a flight of stairs.
Sat 24 Feb 18 10:00 The Big Valley Earthquake. 1965. Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck and Lee Majors. Victoria, a surly ranch hand, and a pregnant Native American girl fight to survive a major earthquake. (S1, E9)
Sat 24 Feb 18 11:00 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)
Sat 24 Feb 18 12:00 The Rocking Horse Winner 1949. Drama. Director: Anthony Pelissier. Stars John Howard Davies, Valerie Hobson, John Mills & Ronald Squire. After receiving a rocking horse, a child is able to pick winning horses at the racetrack
Sat 24 Feb 18 13:50 The Dark Man 1951. Drama. Directed by Jeffrey Dell. Stars Maxwell Reed, Edward Underdown, Natasha Parry & William Hartnell. An inspector hunts a killer who is looking for an actress who witnessed him commit murder
Sat 24 Feb 18 15:30 Death Drums Along the River 1963. Adventure. Directed by Lawrence Huntington. Stars Richard Todd, Marianne Koch & Albert Lieven. Inspector Sanders is investigating a murder in an African hospital when he is lead to a silver mine
Sat 24 Feb 18 17:10 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.
Sat 24 Feb 18 18:00 Lost 1956. Thriller. Director: Guy Green. Stars David Farrar, David Knight & Julia Arnall. U.S. Embassy employee & his wife discover that their 18 month old baby has disappeared in London.
Sat 24 Feb 18 19:50 Only Two Can Play 1962. Comedy. Director: Sidney Gilliat. Stars Peter Sellers, Mai Zetterling, Virginia Maskell & Kenneth Griffith. Due to boredom, John spends his time daydreaming of affairs with attractive women.
Sat 24 Feb 18 22:00 Sewers of Gold 1979. Crime thriller. Directed by Francis Megahy and stars Ian McShane, Christopher Matthew and Warren Clarke. A group of fascists plan to finance their work by pulling off a bank robbery.
Sat 24 Feb 18 0:05 Conrack 1974. Drama. Directed by Martin Ritt. Starring Jon Voight, Paul Winfield and Madge Sinclair. A teacher introduces full education to a class of illiterate black students against the authorities’ wishes
Sat 24 Feb 18 2:05 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
Sat 24 Feb 18 4:05 Calling All Cars 1954. Starring Cardew Robinson, Adrienne Fancey, John Fitzgerald and Pauline Olsen. Comedy documentary, centring on the Dover Harbour car terminal. Directed by Maclean Rogers.
Sat 24 Feb 18 5:00 Burke’s Law 1967. Grand Piano. The crime-solving adventures of dashing, debonair Amos Burke (Gene Barry ), an L.A.P.D. homicide captain who is also a millionaire. (S2, E31)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Sun 25 Feb 18 6:00 Winter of the Witch 1969. Short Comedy. Directed by Gerald Herman. Stars Hermione Gingold, Anna Strasberg & Roger Morgan. Based on the book ‘Old Black Witch’, A Witch struggles to adjust to the modern world.
Sun 25 Feb 18 6:25 Fire Maidens From Outerspace 1956. Sci-Fi comedy. Spacemen land on the 13th Moon of Jupiter and find man-hungry space girls waiting for them. Stars: Harry Fowler, Paul Carpenter & Sydney Tafler.
Sun 25 Feb 18 8:00 Once In a New Moon 1935. SCi-Fi. Stars Eliot Makeham, Rene Ray & Derrick de Marney. A small town gets dragged out into space and the populace try to organise a local government based on equal rights for all.
Sun 25 Feb 18 9:20 Laughing Gravy 1930. Comedy. Directed by James W Horne. Stars Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy & Charlie Hall. On a snowy winter’s night, Laurel & Hardy try to keep their pet dog ‘Laughing Gravy’ hidden from their landlord
Sun 25 Feb 18 10:00 The Big Valley The Murdered Party. 1965. Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck and Lee Majors. Jarrod agrees to defend a murder suspect, despite the fact that Heath witnessed the killing. (S1, E10)
Sun 25 Feb 18 11:00 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 25 Feb 18 12:00 Hungry Hill 1947. Drama. Directed by Brian Desmond Hurst. Stars Margaret Lockwood, Dennis Price & Cecil Parker. Tragedy hits the wife of an Irish heir to a 19th-century family feud that has lasted for 50 years.
Sun 25 Feb 18 14:00 Once A Jolly Swagman 1949. Drama. Directed by Jack Lee. Stars Dirk Bogarde, Bonar Colleano, Renee Asherson, Bill Owen & Sid James. A British factory worker loses his job in the 1930s to become a motorcycle racer.
Sun 25 Feb 18 16:00 The Long Memory 1953. Drama. Directed by Robert Hamer. Stars John Mills, Elizabeth Sellars, John McCallum & Geoffrey Keen. Released from prison after 12 years, a man seeks revenge on those who lied at his trial.
Sun 25 Feb 18 18:00 The Golden Salamander 1950. Drama. Directed by Ronald Neame. Stars Trevor Howard, Anouk Aimee & Herbert Lom. A British archaeologist is torn between tackling a sinister crime syndicate or turning a blind eye.
Sun 25 Feb 18 19:55 Talkies: John Finch & Wartime Life John Finch, Creator of A Family At War, discusses why it was important to tackle difficult aspects of wartime life.
Sun 25 Feb 18 20:00 Dick Powell Theatre Who Killed Julie Greer. Dick Powell served as host to this hugely popular 60s series with a glittering cast of guest stars. Starring Lloyd Bridges, Ronald Reagan & Mickey Rooney. (S1, E1)
Sun 25 Feb 18 21:00 The Human Jungle The Quick and The Dead. 1965. Stars Herbert Lom. A racing driver is so desperate to stay in front that he always demands too much from his machine. Guest stars Robert Beatty & Joanne Dainton (S2, E7)
Sun 25 Feb 18 22:00 Rooney 1958. Comedy. Directed by George Pollock. Stars John Gregson, Muriel Pavlow & Barry Fitzgerald. The life of Rooney, a Gaelic sportsman at the weekends and a Dublin rubbish collector during the week.
Sun 25 Feb 18 23:50 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
Sun 25 Feb 18 1:40 Captain Apache 1971. Western. Stars Lee Van Cleef, Carroll Baker & Stuart Whitman. A Native American becomes an Army officer tasked with investigating a murder. His only clue is buried in the victim’s final words
Sun 25 Feb 18 3:35 The Steel Key 1953. Directed By Robert S. Baker and starring Terence Morgan, Joan Rice and Raymond Lovell. A professor working on a steel formula is murdered. Those after the formula will stop at nothing.
Sun 25 Feb 18 5:00 Burke’s Law 1967. The Card. The crime-solving adventures of dashing, debonair Amos Burke (Gene Barry ), an L.A.P.D. homicide captain who is also a millionaire. (S2, E32)

February 26th to March 4th

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DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Mon 26 Feb 18 6:00 Beauty and the Barge 1937. Comedy. Directed by Henry Edwards. Stars Gordon Harker, Judy Gunn, Jack Hawkins, Margaret Rutherford & Ronald Shiner. Ethel is taken in by a barge skipper to the fury of the widow he is courting
Mon 26 Feb 18 7:30 Tower of Terror 1941. Thriller. Director: Lawrence Huntington. Stars: Wilfrid Lawson & Michael Renni. A British agent in Germany takes a job at a lighthouse and plans to escape with some valuable documents, via boat.
Mon 26 Feb 18 9:05 Suddenly 1954. Drama. Director: Lewis Allen. Stars Frank Sinatra, Sterling Hayden & James Gleason. Three gangsters trap a family in their own house, with the intention of killing the president of the USA.
Mon 26 Feb 18 10:40 The Rogues Bow To A Master. 1965. Gig Young, David Niven and Charles Boyer are The Rogues, members of two related families of international forgers and conmen. (S1, E21)
Mon 26 Feb 18 11:40 David Copperfield 1970. Drama. Director: Delbert Mann. Stars Richard Attenborough, Laurence Olivier, Susan Hampshire, Cyril Cusack, Wendy Hiller & Edith Evans. Dickens’ story of a young man’s journey to maturity.
Mon 26 Feb 18 14:00 The Big Valley By Force and Violence. 1966. Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck and Lee Majors. Victoria and Heath have an accident resulting in Heath becoming pinned under their heavily loaded wagon. (S1, E26)
Mon 26 Feb 18 15:00 A Family At War 1971. Into The Dark. Created by John Finch. Stars Colin Douglas & Shelagh Fraser. Philip is brought into a desert hospital blinded. John considers suicide and Margaret makes her choice. (S2, E14)
Mon 26 Feb 18 16:00 Hell is a City 1960. Thriller. Director: Val Guest. Stars Stanley Baker, John Crawford, Billie Whitelaw & Donald Pleasence. A Manchester police inspector becomes obsessed with a criminal who broke out of prison.
Mon 26 Feb 18 18:00 The Birthday Present 1957. Drama. Directed by Pat Jackson. Stars Tony Britton, Sylvia Syms, Jack Watling and Geoffrey Keen. A salesman loses his job after serving time in prison and struggles to find a new job.
Mon 26 Feb 18 20:00 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.
Mon 26 Feb 18 21:45 Villain 1971. Drama. Director: Michael Tuchner. Stars Richard Burton, Ian McShane & Nigel Davenport. Your everyday London businessman and sadistic gang leader. Once you’ve met, you’ll wish you hadn’t.
Mon 26 Feb 18 23:45 Silver Fleet 1943. War. Directors: Vernon Sewell & Gordon Wellesley. Stars Ralph Richardson, Googie Withers & Esmond Knight. The Gestapo, anxious for operational submarines, meet with the owner of a Dutch port.
Mon 26 Feb 18 1:30 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 26 Feb 18 4:45 Playing In The Road Made in 1947 by the Petroleum Film Bureau. Directed By Michael Law. A Road Safety film on the dangers of playing in the roads of London in 1947.
Mon 26 Feb 18 5:00 Amos Burke: Secret Agent Balance of Terror. Burke replaces and pretends to be pilot and deliveryman ‘Schreihner’ to infiltrate a syndicate which received ‘Red Chinese’ gold for Latin America to finance rebels. (S1, E1)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Tue 27 Feb 18 6:00 Thunder In The City 1937. Comedy. Stars Edward G. Robinson, Nigel Bruce, Constance Collier & Ralph Richardson. A visiting American engages in a bold business promotion, the likes of which the British have never seen.
Tue 27 Feb 18 7:40 Silver Fleet 1943. War. Directors: Vernon Sewell & Gordon Wellesley. Stars Ralph Richardson, Googie Withers & Esmond Knight. The Gestapo, anxious for operational submarines, meet with the owner of a Dutch port.
Tue 27 Feb 18 9:25 The Rogues Run For The Money. 1965. Gig Young, David Niven and Charles Boyer are The Rogues, members of two related families of international forgers and conmen. (S1, E22)
Tue 27 Feb 18 10:25 After The Ball 1957. Musical. Director: Compton Bennett. Stars Pat Kirkwood, Laurence Harvey & Jerry Stovin. The biographical telling of the great music hall singer Vesta Tilley, who married into the nobility.
Tue 27 Feb 18 12:05 Playing In The Road Made in 1947 by the Petroleum Film Bureau. Directed By Michael Law. A Road Safety film on the dangers of playing in the roads of London in 1947.
Tue 27 Feb 18 12:20 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.
Tue 27 Feb 18 14:00 The Big Valley The River Monarch. 1966. Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck and Lee Majors. A riverboat sunk years before with a fortune in government gold aboard is located with no trace of the gold. (S1, E27)
Tue 27 Feb 18 15:00 A Family At War 1971. The Straight And Narrow. Created by John Finch. Stars Colin Douglas & Shelagh Fraser. Margaret visits Michael to end their affair. John works on his relationship with his mother. (S2, E15)
Tue 27 Feb 18 16:00 The Great Milk Bottle Mystery 1950s short film made by the British Milk association on the loss of 6.4 million milk bottles a week. It’s time to do your bit before the coal runs out. Can you help Mrs Jones of 22 Acacia Grove?
Tue 27 Feb 18 16:10 Laughter in Paradise 1951. Comedy. Director: Mario Zampi. Stars Alastair Sim, George Cole, Fay Compton & Guy Middleton. When a playful millionaire dies, his loved ones must complete assignments to claim his fortune.
Tue 27 Feb 18 18:00 Towed In A Hole 1932. Comedy. Directed by George Marshall. Stars Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy & Billy Gilbert. Stan convinces Ollie that they should become fishermen, but making a boat seaworthy is not an easy task.
Tue 27 Feb 18 18:25 Heavens Above! 1963. Comedy. Directed by John & Roy Boulting. Stars Peter Sellers, Ian Carmichael, Cecil Parker & Eric Sykes. Due to mistaken identity, a minister is accidently appointed to a snobbish parish.
Tue 27 Feb 18 20:45 Stopping and Starting 1970s instructional film on how to ride your moped and how not to ride your bike!
Tue 27 Feb 18 21:00 Brubaker 1980. Drama. Director: Stuart Rosenberg. Stars Robert Redford, Yaphet Kotto, Jane Alexander & Morgan Freeman. The new warden of an Arkansas prison farm attempts to clean up the corruption of the staff
Tue 27 Feb 18 23:40 Quest For Love 1971 Drama. Director: Ralph Thomas. Starring: Joan Collins, Tom Bell and Denholm Elliott. A scientist wakes in an alternative reality that bears some similarities to our own, but also some differences
Tue 27 Feb 18 1:25 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 27 Feb 18 3:20 Faces in the Dark 1960. Drama. Directed by David Eady. Starring John Gregson, Mai Zetterling & John Ireland. Richard, a factory owner, becomes blind during an experiment on the very day his wife wants a divorce.
Tue 27 Feb 18 5:00 Amos Burke: Secret Agent Operation Long Shadow. Burke is assigned to rescue the son of an Algerian diplomat, kidnapped for ransom but uncovers a plot to overthrow the French government. (S1, E2)
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Wed 28 Feb 18 6:00 Alibi Breaker 1937. Crime drama directed by John Paddy Carstairs and starring Basil Langton and Julien Mitchell. A rich man’s son won’t work to pay off his debts, so a fraud plot is concocted to steal what’s owed.
Wed 28 Feb 18 7:20 Splendor 1935. Comedy. Director: Elliott Nugent. Stars David Niven, Joel McCrea, Miriam Hopkins & Paul Cavanagh. A well-to-do family await their son’s return, but are disappointed when they meet his new wife.
Wed 28 Feb 18 9:00 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 28 Feb 18 11:20 The Rogues The Laughing Lady Of Luxor. 1965. Gig Young, David Niven and Charles Boyer are The Rogues, members of two related families of international forgers and conmen. (S1, E23)
Wed 28 Feb 18 12:20 The Blue Bird 1940. Drama. Director: Walter Lang. Stars Shirley Temple, Nigel Bruce, Gale Sondergaard & Spring Byington. Two children are led on a trip through past, present and future, to locate a blue bird
Wed 28 Feb 18 14:00 The Big Valley The Midas Man. 1966. Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck and Lee Majors. Audra offers herself as a ‘sacrifice’ to hold off a financier about to foreclose and seize land as collateral. (S1, E28)
Wed 28 Feb 18 15:00 A Family At War 1971. Clash By Night. Created by John Finch. Stars John McKelvey & Keith Drinkel. A still-blind Phillip encounters an old enemy who once shot one of his comrades in the Spanish Civil War. (S2, E16)
Wed 28 Feb 18 16:00 Carrington VC 1955. Drama. Director: Anthony Asquith. Stars David Niven, Margaret Leighton & Noelle Middleton. An Army Major attempts to steal from the War Office safe in order to claim the money they owe him.
Wed 28 Feb 18 18:00 Viva Zapata 1952. Drama. Directed by Elia Kazan. Starring Marlon Brando, Jean Peters, Anthony Quinn. The story of Emiliano Zapata, who led a rebellion against oppressive dictator Porfirio Diaz.
Wed 28 Feb 18 20:15 I Am A Camera 1955. Drama. Director: Henry Cornelius. Stars Julie Harris, Laurence Harvey, Anton Diffring & Shelley Winters. An unusual friendship begins when an aspiring novelist, meets a cabaret entertainer.
Wed 28 Feb 18 22:15 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.
Wed 28 Feb 18 0:30 The Blue Bird 1940. Drama. Director: Walter Lang. Stars Shirley Temple, Nigel Bruce, Gale Sondergaard & Spring Byington. Two children are led on a trip through past, present and future, to locate a blue bird
Wed 28 Feb 18 2:10 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.
Wed 28 Feb 18 3:50 Ambush In Leopard Street 1962. Crime Thriller. Stars James Kenney & Bruce Seton. A retired thief forms a gang for one last job, a diamond shipment. With good locations and a British cast it’s an enjoyable British B film.
Wed 28 Feb 18 5:00 Amos Burke: Secret Agent Law Steam Heat. Burke infiltrates the organization of a deported mobster who has employed the talents of a diabolical chemist. (S1, E3)
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Thu 01 Mar 18 6:00 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.
Thu 01 Mar 18 7:20 The Big Trail 1930. Western. Director: Raoul Walsh. Stars John Wayne, Marguerite Churchill & Tyrone Power Sr. Breck Coleman agrees to lead & protect pioneers trying to make their way on the treacherous Oregon Trail
Thu 01 Mar 18 9:40 The Rogues The Bartered MacBride. 1965. Gig Young, David Niven and Charles Boyer are The Rogues, members of two related families of international forgers and conmen. (S1, E24)
Thu 01 Mar 18 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.
Thu 01 Mar 18 12:00 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.
Thu 01 Mar 18 14:00 The Big Valley Tunnel of Gold. 1966. Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck and Lee Majors. The general store is invaded by outlaws who plan to tunnel across to the Baggage Depot where Barkley gold is held. (S1, E29)
Thu 01 Mar 18 15:00 A Family At War 1971. Salute The Happy Morn. Created by John Finch. Stars Colin Douglas & Shelagh Fraser. Mrs Porter discovers the truth about Margaret’s illegitimate child. Sheila has designs on Colin. (S2, E17)
Thu 01 Mar 18 16:00 Re-Mind That Child Late 1940s early 1950s Road Safety film, when The SOS rules were sewn into every school child’s coat. Filmed around Salford, great shots of early 50s Manchester.
Thu 01 Mar 18 16:10 It Always Rains On Sunday 1947. Drama. Director: Robert Hamer. Stars Googie Withers, John McCallum, Jack Warner & Susan Shaw. Rose wants to escape the drudgery of her daily life when an old lover escapes from prison.
Thu 01 Mar 18 18:00 The Ghost & Mrs Muir 1947. Comedy. Directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz. Starring Rex Harrison, Gene Tierney and George Sanders. Mrs Muir discovers that her holiday cottage is haunted by a previous owner.
Thu 01 Mar 18 20:00 The Great Milk Bottle Mystery 1950s short film made by the British Milk association on the loss of 6.4 million milk bottles a week. It’s time to do your bit before the coal runs out. Can you help Mrs Jones of 22 Acacia Grove?
Thu 01 Mar 18 20:15 Faces in the Dark 1960. Drama. Directed by David Eady. Starring John Gregson, Mai Zetterling & John Ireland. Richard, a factory owner, becomes blind during an experiment on the very day his wife wants a divorce.
Thu 01 Mar 18 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 01 Mar 18 0:00 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 01 Mar 18 2:05 Tower of Terror 1941. Thriller. Director: Lawrence Huntington. Stars: Wilfrid Lawson & Michael Renni. A British agent in Germany takes a job at a lighthouse and plans to escape with some valuable documents, via boat.
Thu 01 Mar 18 3:40 Black Memory 1947. Drama. Director: Oswald Mitchell. Stars Michael Medwin, Michael Atkinson, Moyra O’Connell & Sid James. Danny Cruff hobnobs with London’s underworld after his father is wrongly accused of murder.
Thu 01 Mar 18 5:00 Amos Burke: Secret Agent Password to Death. Burke is directed to investigate a plot to use a Soviet satellite launch and a phony atomic threat to lure British defenses to an underground gas trap. (S1, E4)
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Fri 02 Mar 18 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.
Fri 02 Mar 18 7:15 Scarlet Street 1945. Drama. Director: Fritz Lang. Stars Edward G. Robinson, Joan Bennett & Dan Duryea. A banker in a dying marriage falls for a thug’s girlfriend. They find a cruel way to cash in on his infatuation
Fri 02 Mar 18 9:20 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 02 Mar 18 11:10 The Rogues The Pigeons Of Paris. 1965. Gig Young, David Niven and Charles Boyer are The Rogues, members of two related families of international forgers and conmen. (S1, E25)
Fri 02 Mar 18 12:10 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.
Fri 02 Mar 18 14:00 The Big Valley Last Train to the Fair. 1966. Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck and Lee Majors. On the railroad Audra is stricken with appendicitis and the only doctor onboard has men trying to kill him. (S1, E30)
Fri 02 Mar 18 15:00 A Family At War 1971. I Wanted to be with You. Creator: John Finch. Stars Colin Douglas & Shelagh Fraser. The whole family gathers for Phillip’s Birthday. Freda’s boyfriend is introduced for the first time. (S2, E18)
Fri 02 Mar 18 16:00 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.
Fri 02 Mar 18 17:50 The Great Milk Bottle Mystery 1950s short film made by the British Milk association on the loss of 6.4 million milk bottles a week. It’s time to do your bit before the coal runs out. Can you help Mrs Jones of 22 Acacia Grove?
Fri 02 Mar 18 18:00 Best Years of Our Lives 1946. Drama. Director: William Wyler. Stars Dana Andrews, Fredric March, Harold Russell & Myrna Loy. After WW2, the Greatest Generation returned home to great, but bittersweet, fanfare.
Fri 02 Mar 18 21:15 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 02 Mar 18 23:25 I Am A Camera 1955. Drama. Director: Henry Cornelius. Stars Julie Harris, Laurence Harvey, Anton Diffring & Shelley Winters. An unusual friendship begins when an aspiring novelist, meets a cabaret entertainer.
Fri 02 Mar 18 1:25 Suddenly 1954. Drama. Director: Lewis Allen. Stars Frank Sinatra, Sterling Hayden & James Gleason. Three gangsters trap a family in their own house, with the intention of killing the president of the USA.
Fri 02 Mar 18 3:00 Scarlet Street 1945. Drama. Director: Fritz Lang. Stars Edward G. Robinson, Joan Bennett & Dan Duryea. A banker in a dying marriage falls for a thug’s girlfriend. They find a cruel way to cash in on his infatuation
Fri 02 Mar 18 5:00 Amos Burke: Secret Agent Nightmare in the Sun. Amos is in Mexico to ensure the passage of a treaty, but gets embroiled in a conspiracy to derail the treaty. (S1, E5)
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Sat 03 Mar 18 6:00 Stopping and Starting 1970s instructional film on how to ride your moped and how not to ride your bike!
Sat 03 Mar 18 6:15 Who Killed Frank Daniels 1932. Crime A crooked undertaker switches bodies to cover up a murder. Starring Zasu Pitts.
Sat 03 Mar 18 7:35 Laughter in Paradise 1951. Comedy. Director: Mario Zampi. Stars Alastair Sim, George Cole, Fay Compton & Guy Middleton. When a playful millionaire dies, his loved ones must complete assignments to claim his fortune.
Sat 03 Mar 18 9:25 Towed In A Hole 1932. Comedy. Directed by George Marshall. Stars Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy & Billy Gilbert. Stan convinces Ollie that they should become fishermen, but making a boat seaworthy is not an easy task.
Sat 03 Mar 18 9:50 The Great Milk Bottle Mystery 1950s short film made by the British Milk association on the loss of 6.4 million milk bottles a week. It’s time to do your bit before the coal runs out. Can you help Mrs Jones of 22 Acacia Grove?
Sat 03 Mar 18 10:00 The Big Valley The Way to Kill a Killer. 1965. Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck and Lee Majors. A hard-working Mexican comes to Stockton with a herd of cattle infected with a deadly, infectious disease. (S1, E11)
Sat 03 Mar 18 11:00 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)
Sat 03 Mar 18 12:00 The Birthday Present 1957. Drama. Directed by Pat Jackson. Stars Tony Britton, Sylvia Syms, Jack Watling and Geoffrey Keen. A salesman loses his job after serving time in prison and struggles to find a new job.
Sat 03 Mar 18 14:05 Just My Luck 1957. Comedy. Director: John Paddy Carstairs. Stars Norman Wisdom, Jill Dixon, Leslie Phillips & Margaret Rutherford. Norman places a bet on the races so he can afford a diamond pendant.
Sat 03 Mar 18 15:55 The Wicked Lady 1945. Drama. Directed by Leslie Arliss. Stars Margaret Lockwood, Griffith Jones & James Mason. 17th Century beauty Barbara Worth leads a double life to relieve her boredom.
Sat 03 Mar 18 18:00 Hombre 1967. Western. Director: Martin Ritt. Stars Paul Newman, Richard Boone, Fredric March & Diane Cilento. People are not so welcoming when John returns to his Arizona home town to collect his inheritance
Sat 03 Mar 18 20:15 Re-Mind That Child Late 1940s early 1950s Road Safety film, when The SOS rules were sewn into every school child’s coat. Filmed around Salford, great shots of early 50s Manchester.
Sat 03 Mar 18 20:25 Hell is a City 1960. Thriller. Director: Val Guest. Stars Stanley Baker, John Crawford, Billie Whitelaw & Donald Pleasence. A Manchester police inspector becomes obsessed with a criminal who broke out of prison.
Sat 03 Mar 18 22:25 Brubaker 1980. Drama. Director: Stuart Rosenberg. Stars Robert Redford, Yaphet Kotto, Jane Alexander & Morgan Freeman. The new warden of an Arkansas prison farm attempts to clean up the corruption of the staff
Sat 03 Mar 18 1:05 Silver Dream Racer 1980. Drama. Director: David Wickes. Stars David Essex, Beau Bridges, Harry H Corbett & Diane Keen. A motorcycle enthusiast inherits the prototype for an incredibly fast bike, designed by his brother.
Sat 03 Mar 18 3:15 Inn For Trouble 1960. Comedy. Based on the hit TV series, The Larkins. Peggy Mount and David Kossoff are given a pub to run but face many problems.
Sat 03 Mar 18 5:00 Amos Burke: Secret Agent Prisoners of Mr Sin. Burke is sent to a Pacific island run by a ruthless dwarf profiteer to extract a U.S. intelligence cryptographer with a photographic memory. (S1, E6)
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Sun 04 Mar 18 6:00 Great Castles of The Middle Ages Made in 1950, this short educational film looks at the remaining medieval castles around Great Britain. Some still standing, others, sadly ruins.
Sun 04 Mar 18 6:20 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.
Sun 04 Mar 18 7:40 Blood On The Sun 1945. Thriller directed by Frank Lloyd and starring James Cagney and Sylvia Sidney. A dedicated American reporter in 1930s Japan is determined to expose the government’s plan for world domination.
Sun 04 Mar 18 9:35 Them Thar Hills 1934. Comedy. Director: Charley Rogers. Stars Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Billy Gilbert & Mae Busch. Laurel and Hardy visit the mountains to relieve Ollie’s gout, but local bootleggers disrupt the trip
Sun 04 Mar 18 10:00 The Big Valley Night of the Wolf. 1965. Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck and Lee Majors. Nick is bitten by a rabid wolf. Expecting death, he leaves the ranch and Stockton without any explanation. (S1, E12)
Sun 04 Mar 18 11:00 A Family At War 1970. If It’s Got Your Number On It. Created by John Finch. Stars Colin Douglas & Shelagh Fraser. Freda begins an alliance with an Australian airman only to be discovered by an old flame. (S1, E12)
Sun 04 Mar 18 12:00 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.
Sun 04 Mar 18 13:50 The Great Milk Bottle Mystery 1950s short film made by the British Milk association on the loss of 6.4 million milk bottles a week. It’s time to do your bit before the coal runs out. Can you help Mrs Jones of 22 Acacia Grove?
Sun 04 Mar 18 14:00 Meet Me Tonight 1952. Comedy. Directed by Anthony Pelissier. Stars Valerie Hobson, Nigel Patrick, Kay Walsh & Stanley Holloway. Three short stories by Noel Coward: ‘Red Peppers’, ‘Fumed Oak’ & ‘Ways and Means’.
Sun 04 Mar 18 15:40 Madeline 1950. Drama. Directed by David Lean. Stars Ann Todd, Ivan Desny, Leslie Banks & Elizabeth Sellers. The true story of Madeleine Smith, a Scotswoman on trial for murder.
Sun 04 Mar 18 18:00 The Fishmonger in 1947 – Glimpses Filmed in 1947. A delightful education short film on the Fishmonger and his working day including a trip to Billingsgate which shows some remarkable footage of the market in the late 40s.
Sun 04 Mar 18 18:10 The Rake’s Progress 1945. Drama. Directed by Sidney Gilliat. Stars Rex Harrison, Jean Kent & Lilli Palmer. A young Englishman flunks out of Oxford & decides to use his considerable charm to achieve his goals.
Sun 04 Mar 18 20:30 The Private Life Of Oliver the Eighth 1934. Comedy. Director: Lloyd French. Stars Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Jack Barty & Mae Busch. Laurel and Hardy both reply to a wealthy widow’s newspaper ad searching for a new husband.
Sun 04 Mar 18 21:00 The Human Jungle The Man Who Fell Apart. 1965. Starts Herbert Lom. The wife of an interior decorator fears that her husband’s odd behaviour is due to overwork. Guest stars Rita Tushingham and Barbara Shelley (S2, E8)
Sun 04 Mar 18 22:00 Heavens Above! 1963. Comedy. Directed by John & Roy Boulting. Stars Peter Sellers, Ian Carmichael, Cecil Parker & Eric Sykes. Due to mistaken identity, a minister is accidently appointed to a snobbish parish.
Sun 04 Mar 18 0:20 Villain 1971. Drama. Director: Michael Tuchner. Stars Richard Burton, Ian McShane & Nigel Davenport. Your everyday London businessman and sadistic gang leader. Once you’ve met, you’ll wish you hadn’t.
Sun 04 Mar 18 2:20 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.
Sun 04 Mar 18 4:20 The Laurel-Hardy Murder Case 1930. Comedy. Director: James Parrott. Stars Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Frank Austin, Stanley Blystone. Laurel & Hardy get involved in a murder case after the death of Stan’s rich uncle Ebenezer.
Sun 04 Mar 18 5:00 Amos Burke: Secret Agent Peace, It’s A Gasser. Burke must infiltrate an international criminal organization which plans to use a peace group’s plan to use an LSD gas. (S1, E7)