Talking Pictures TV Programme Schedule

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TPTV Schedule January 1st to January 7th 2017

DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Mon 01 Jan 18 6:00 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.
Mon 01 Jan 18 7:15 Johnny Ringo The Cat. Cyrus Hampton, a rich old man dying of an incurable disease, arrives in Velarde with a wild tiger. He plans to release the animal in a remote canyon and then hunt him down. (S1, E10)
Mon 01 Jan 18 7:45 Piccadilly Third Stop 1960. Drama. Directed by Wolf Rilla. Starring Terence Morgan, Yôko Tani & John Crawford. Morgan as a playboy petty thief looking for the big time & Crawford as a yank in London and bad tempered crook.
Mon 01 Jan 18 9:30 Lost Hours 1952. Crime drama filmed at Denham Studios. Starring Mark Stevens, Jean Kent, John Bentley and Thora Hird. An American test pilot is framed for killing a wartime comrade.
Mon 01 Jan 18 11:00 Target: The Corruptors A Man Is Waiting to Be Murdered. 1961. Stars Stephen McNally, Robert Harland & Harold J. Stone. Investigative reporters Paul & Jack investigate various cases of industrial corruption. (S1, E15)
Mon 01 Jan 18 12:00 Meet Mr Callaghan 1954. Crime drama directed by Charles Saunders. Private detective Slim Callaghan (Derrick De Marney) is hired to find out why a rich uncle changed his will.
Mon 01 Jan 18 13:45 Joey Leads The Way 1968. Directed by James Richards. An endearing film of the big ‘clean up’ at spring time in the countryside and how a donkey saves the day. Nice reminder of a 60s childhood in rural England.
Mon 01 Jan 18 14:00 The Beachcomber 1954. Comedy-drama. Directed by Muriel Box and starring Glynis Johns, Robert Newton and Donald Sinden. Drunken womaniser, Ted, is sent to a tropical island by his family where he meets new friends.
Mon 01 Jan 18 15:40 Glimpses: Cornwall Calling 1930. Excellently photographed film of an Austin engine being filled into a yacht, then sailing around Cornwall visiting coastal villages from Rye to The Lizard. Some villages by Austin Motorcar.
Mon 01 Jan 18 16:00 Green For Danger 1947. Thriller. Director: Sidney Gilliat. Stars Trevor Howard, Sally Gray, Rosamund John & Alastair Sim. During a German bombing raid on rural southeast England, a hospital undergoes heavy shelling
Mon 01 Jan 18 17:50 How to Refuel Your Two Stroke Motorcycle Engine in the 1940s Made in the 1940s. An informative short with a young Charles Hawtrey, explaining how to refuel your two stroke engine and a few pints in the local.
Mon 01 Jan 18 18:00 Rogue’s Rock Intrepid. 1976. Stars Donald Hewlett, Royston Tickner & Harold Goodwin. The return of the hit 70s ITV series, Rogue’s Rock! Where action & adventure await! (S2, E8)
Mon 01 Jan 18 18:30 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.
Mon 01 Jan 18 20:30 Tell Me Another Further Stories about Their Life on Tour. 1976. Personal anecdotes as told to Dick Hills. This episode stars Humphrey Lyttleton, Bernard Manning, Leslie Phillips & Kenneth Williams. (S1, E31)
Mon 01 Jan 18 21:00 No Love For Johnnie 1961. Drama. Director: Ralph Thomas. Stars Peter Finch, Mary Peach, Stanley Holloway, Donald Pleasence & Billie Whitelaw. A British MP faces the choice of his career or the woman he loves.
Mon 01 Jan 18 23:15 Too Many Crooks 1959. Comedy. Directed by Mario Zampi and starring Terry-Thomas, George Cole and Sidney James. ‘Fingers’ runs an unsuccessful gang. When they decide to rob a wealthy man, things don’t go to plan.
Mon 01 Jan 18 0:55 Getting an Eyeful 1938. Comedy short directed by William Watson. Nickolai (Danny Kaye) needs an eye test and is the first patient of ‘eyetestometist’ Henry Groper
Mon 01 Jan 18 1:15 Henry V 1944. Drama. Director: Laurence Olivier. Stars Laurence Olivier, Robert Newton, Leslie Banks & Renee Asherson. The young King Henry V embarks on the conquest of France in 1415.
Mon 01 Jan 18 4:00 The Human Jungle Dual Control. 1965. Stars Herbert Lom. Dr Corder walks into a family tangle when he investigates the case of a young woman knocked down by a taxi. Guest stars Peggy Cummins & Dennis Price. (S2, E9)
Mon 01 Jan 18 5:00 Burke’s Law 1967. Who Killed Cable Roberts? The crime-solving adventures of dashing, debonair Amos Burke (Gene Barry), an L.A.P.D. homicide captain who is also a millionaire. (S1, E3)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Tue 02 Jan 18 6:00 Honey West 1965. Little Green Robin Hood. Classic crime series produced by Aaron Spelling and starring Anne Francis. Honey and Sam investigate a burglar who is working the rich part of town. (S1, E27)
Tue 02 Jan 18 6:30 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.
Tue 02 Jan 18 7:55 Johnny Ringo Love Affair. Directed by Aaron Spelling and starring Don Durant. A middle-aged saloon singer, determined to leave her abusive boyfriend, shoots him in her hotel room, then flees to Velardi. (S1, E11)
Tue 02 Jan 18 8:25 Jazz Mad 1941. Musical. Director: William Nigh. Stars Grace Hayes, Peter Lind Hayes & Mary Healy. A vaudeville performer goes to college to spy on her son in this raucous spoof.
Tue 02 Jan 18 9:40 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 02 Jan 18 11:00 Target: The Corruptors One for the Road. 1961. Stars Stephen McNally, Robert Harland & Harold J. Stone. Investigative reporters Paul Marino & Jack Flood investigate various cases of industrial corruption. (S1, E16)
Tue 02 Jan 18 12:00 His Girl Friday 1940. Comedy. Director: Howard Hawks. Stars Cary Grant, Rosalind Russell & Ralph Bellamy. A newspaper editor tries everything to keep his ace reporter ex-wife from remarrying.
Tue 02 Jan 18 13:50 How to Refuel Your Two Stroke Motorcycle Engine in the 1940s Made in the 1940s. An informative short with a young Charles Hawtrey, explaining how to refuel your two stroke engine and a few pints in the local.
Tue 02 Jan 18 14:00 Those People Next Door 1953. Drama. Directed by John Harlow and starring Jack Warner, Charles Victor, Jimmy James & Anthony Newley. A young man’s titled parents object to his working-class fiancé.
Tue 02 Jan 18 15:35 Glimpses: British Trade & Industry 1949 1949. Factual. Director: Ronald Craigen. Remarkable footage of the British Trade & Industry in London & Newcastle in the late 40’s.
Tue 02 Jan 18 16:00 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.
Tue 02 Jan 18 18:00 June Allyson Sister Mary Slugger. Stars June Allyson as the regular hostess and occasional star of this dramatic anthology series, from light comedy to melodrama with incredible support from other stars. (S1, E24)
Tue 02 Jan 18 18:30 The Big Money 1956. Comedy. Directed by John Paddy Carstairs and starring Ian Carmichael, Belinda Lee and Leslie Philips. A petty thief gets more than he bargained for when he steals a briefcase full of money.
Tue 02 Jan 18 20:15 Orpheum 1972. By Wilf Watters. Narrator: Vincent Worth. A look at the decline of cinema in the 70s as the home video boom began, with rare footage of the Odeon Finchley Road cinema in it’s final days.
Tue 02 Jan 18 20:30 Tell Me Another Stories About Life in the Armed Forces. 1976. Personal anecdotes as told to Dick Hills. This episode stars Fred Emney, Roy Kinnear, Cardew Robinson & Norman Wisdom. (S1, E32)
Tue 02 Jan 18 21:00 Dick Powell Theatre The Fifth Caller. Dick Powell served as host to this hugely popular 60s series with a glittering cast of guest stars. Starring Michael Rennie & Eva Gabor. (S1, E8)
Tue 02 Jan 18 22:00 Cosh Boy 1953. Drama. Director: Lewis Gilbert. Stars James Kenney, Hermione Baddeley, Joan Collins & Hermione Gingold. In post WW2 London, Roy and his gang drift into more and more serious offenses.
Tue 02 Jan 18 23:35 Six Candles Made in 1960 by the British Insurance Association, this short film warns of the dangers of driving a motorcar.
Tue 02 Jan 18 0:00 Richard III 1955. Drama. Director: Laurence Olivier. Stars Laurence Olivier, Cedric Hardwicke, Claire Bloom & John Gielgud. An adaptation of the Shakespeare performance about the wicked King’s rise to power.
Tue 02 Jan 18 3:00 The Rogues 1965. The Personal Touch. Gig Young, David Niven and Charles Boyer are The Rogues, members of two related families of international forgers and conmen. (S1, E1)
Tue 02 Jan 18 4:00 The Human Jungle Skeleton in the Cupboard. 1965. Stars Herbert Lom. Was the long-dead financier Sir William Bridley sound of mind when made his will 20 years ago? Guest stars Roger Livesey and Sonia Dresdel. (S2, E10)
Tue 02 Jan 18 5:00 Burke’s Law 1967. Who Killed Harris Crown? The crime-solving adventures of dashing, debonair Amos Burke (Gene Barry), an L.A.P.D. homicide captain who just happens to also be a millionaire. (S1, E4)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Wed 03 Jan 18 6:00 Literally Horrific Book your seat, draw the curtains.
Wed 03 Jan 18 6:10 Cuckoo Patrol 1967. Comedy. Freddie Garrity of Freddie and the Dreamers fame is the scout cub leader of a bunch of misfits. Stars: Kenneth Connor, John Le Mesurier and Bernie Dwyer
Wed 03 Jan 18 7:45 Johnny Ringo Kid With A Gun. Directed by Aaron Spelling and starring Don Durant. Johnny investigates Josie Wilkins’ report that her father was murdered, but can’t find a body to support her claim. (S1, E12)
Wed 03 Jan 18 8:15 Scarlet Thread 1951. Crime drama directed by Lewis Gilbert and starring Kathleen Byron, Laurence Harvey and Sydney Tafler. Two high flying crooks take part in a robbery that goes very wrong.
Wed 03 Jan 18 9:45 Inner Sanctum 1948. Thriller. Director: Lew Landers. Stars Charles Russell, Mary Beth Hughes & Dale Belding. A man fleeing the police after having committed a murder hides out in a boarding house in a small town.
Wed 03 Jan 18 11:00 Target: The Corruptors Play It Blue. 1961. Stars Stephen McNally, Robert Harland & Harold J. Stone. Investigative reporters Paul Marino & Jack Flood investigate various cases of industrial corruption. (S1, E17)
Wed 03 Jan 18 12:00 Payroll 1961. Director: Sidney Hayers. Stars Michael Craig, Francoise Prevost, Billie Whitelaw & Tom Bell. The widow of a security guard joins police efforts to catch his killers in this noir thriller.
Wed 03 Jan 18 14:10 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.
Wed 03 Jan 18 16:10 Interrupted Journey 1949. Thriller. Director: Daniel Birt. Stars Valerie Hobson, Richard Todd, Christine Norden & Tom Walls. John’s wife appears to have been shot after finding her body in the wreckage of a train crash.
Wed 03 Jan 18 17:50 Glimpses: Harry Roy In Floor Show 1935 1935. A short extract from ‘Floor Show’ staring British bandleader and clarinettist, Harry Roy, singing ‘I Fell in Love with the Girl from the Poster’
Wed 03 Jan 18 18:00 A Kid For Two Farthings 1955. Comedy. Director: Carol Reed. Stars Diana Dors, Celia Johnson, David Kossoff & Brenda De Banzie. A boy, who is heartbroken when his pet chicken disappears, buys a goat believing it is a unicorn.
Wed 03 Jan 18 19:45 Joey Leads The Way 1968. Directed by James Richards. An endearing film of the big ‘clean up’ at spring time in the countryside and how a donkey saves the day. Nice reminder of a 60s childhood in rural England.
Wed 03 Jan 18 20:00 A Family At War 1971. Salute The Happy Man. 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)
Wed 03 Jan 18 21:00 Dick Powell Theatre Open Season. Dick Powell served as host to this hugely popular 60s series with a glittering cast of guest stars. Starring Dorothy Malone. (S1, E9)
Wed 03 Jan 18 22:00 Defence Of The Realm 1985. Thriller. Directed by David Drury and stars Gabriel Bryne, Greta Scacchi, Denholm Elliott and Robbie Coltrane. After an expose article is published, an MP dies in mysterious circumstances.
Wed 03 Jan 18 0:00 The Beachcomber 1954. Comedy-drama. Directed by Muriel Box and starring Glynis Johns, Robert Newton and Donald Sinden. Drunken womaniser, Ted, is sent to a tropical island by his family where he meets new friends.
Wed 03 Jan 18 1:40 Payroll 1961. Director: Sidney Hayers. Stars Michael Craig, Francoise Prevost, Billie Whitelaw & Tom Bell. The widow of a security guard joins police efforts to catch his killers in this noir thriller.
Wed 03 Jan 18 3:50 Glimpses: Who’s Crazy 1950. Produced By EJ Fancey. We take a trip around England meeting various oddities and obscurities including a hair raising Taxi drive around 1950s central London.
Wed 03 Jan 18 4:00 The Human Jungle Wild Goose Chase. 1965. Stars Herbert Lom. A teenager dreams up a detailed account of a non-existent attack upon herself for the police. Guest stars Francesca Annis and Faith Brook. (S2, E11)
Wed 03 Jan 18 5:00 Burke’s Law 1967. Who Killed Julian Buck? Guest starring Terry-Thomas. The crime-solving adventures of dashing, debonair Amos Burke (Gene Barry), an L.A.P.D. homicide captain who is also a millionaire. (S1, E5)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Thu 04 Jan 18 6:00 Out of The Shadow 1961. Crime drama directed by Michael Winner and starring Terence Longdon, Donald Gray and Diane Clare. A reporter learns that his brother, a student at Cambridge, has killed himself or so it seems.
Thu 04 Jan 18 7:15 Butch & Billy and their Bang Bang Wester Plot: Midnight Leaps 1961. A short Western adventure voiced by Steve and Danny Krieger. Sam Angel plots to purchase land that he believes to contain oil.
Thu 04 Jan 18 7:25 Johnny Ringo Bound Boy. Directed by Aaron Spelling. Ringo investigates a report that a rancher charged with the care of several orphans is abusing them and turning them into virtual slaves. (S1, E13)
Thu 04 Jan 18 7:55 Demobbed 1944. Comedy. Demobbed from the army, four troublesome soldiers are reunited with their old Sergeant. Starring Norman Evans, Nat Jackley and Dan Young, Directed by John E Blakely.
Thu 04 Jan 18 9:45 Echo Of Diana 1963. Joan is distraught at the death of her husband in a plane crash but all is not what it seems. Stars: Vincent Ball & Betty McDowall.
Thu 04 Jan 18 11:00 Target: The Corruptors Chase the Dragon. 1961. Stars Stephen McNally, Robert Harland & Harold J. Stone. Investigative reporters Paul Marino & Jack Flood investigate various cases of industrial corruption. (S1, E18)
Thu 04 Jan 18 12:00 Glimpses – Swing Tease Enjoy performances from Nat Gonella, The Mills Brothers and Evelyn Dall in these clips from the film Sing As You Swing.
Thu 04 Jan 18 12:10 Port of Escape 1956. Crime drama directed by Anthony Young. Two men on the run hide out in a Thames boat and take the woman owner hostage. Starring Bill Kerr, Googie Withers and Joan Hickson.
Thu 04 Jan 18 13:45 Glimpses – The Power We Need 1962. Factual. Director: John Fitzgerald. The economic future of the coal industry in relation to other sources of power. Includes footage of Bevercotes Colliery, Nottinghamshire.
Thu 04 Jan 18 14:00 Enchantment 1948. Drama. Director: Irving Reis. Stars David Niven, Farley Granger, Evelyn Keyes & Teresa Wright. An American ambulance driver stationed in London visits her reclusive grand-uncle.
Thu 04 Jan 18 16:00 Vendetta For The Saint 1969. Action. Director: Jim O’Connolly. Stars Roger Moore, Aimi MacDonald, Ian Hendry & Rosemary Dexter. Set in Naples, an elegant thief is outraged after witnessing the murder of a British banker.
Thu 04 Jan 18 18:00 June Allyson The Blue Goose. Stars June Allyson as the regular hostess and occasional star of this dramatic anthology series, from light comedy to melodrama with incredible support from other stars. (S1, E25)
Thu 04 Jan 18 18:30 Whistle Down the Wind 1961. Drama. Directed by Bryan Forbes and starring Bernard Lee, Alan Bates and Hayley Mills. Three young children encounter a murderer on the run.
Thu 04 Jan 18 20:30 Tell Me Another A Very Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Theatre. 1976. Personal anecdotes as told to Dick Hills. This episode stars Miriam Karlin, Peggy Mount & Tom O’Connor. (S1, E33)
Thu 04 Jan 18 21:00 Dick Powell Theatre Death In A Village. Dick Powell served as host to this hugely popular 60s series with a glittering cast of guest stars. (S1, E10)
Thu 04 Jan 18 22:00 Soft Beds, Hard Battles 1973. Comedy. Director: Roy Boulting. Stars Peter Sellers, Curt Jurgens, Francoise Pascal, Rula Lenska & Jenny Hanley. In Nazi occupied France, Maj. Robinson works with a brothel to aid the resistance
Thu 04 Jan 18 23:50 Our London 1947 – Glimpses Rare archive footage from 1947 of London’s landmarks decades in the past, including Tower Bridge, St Paul’s Cathedral and the Houses of Parliament.
Thu 04 Jan 18 0:00 All Night Long 1962. Directed by Basil Dearden and stars Richard Attenborough, Patrick McGoohan and Keith Mitchell. An East End party is the scene where rival jazz musicians fight over a performer.
Thu 04 Jan 18 1:50 Cosh Boy 1953. Drama. Director: Lewis Gilbert. Stars James Kenney, Hermione Baddeley, Joan Collins & Hermione Gingold. In post WW2 London, Roy and his gang drift into more and more serious offenses.
Thu 04 Jan 18 3:20 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
Thu 04 Jan 18 4:00 The Human Jungle Enemy Outside. 1965. Stars Herbert Lom. Two men in the same hospital ward give Drs Corder and Davis a problem that trembles on the brink of catastrophe. Guest stars Tony Tanner. (S2, E12)
Thu 04 Jan 18 5:00 Burke’s Law 1967. Who Killed Alex Debbs? Stars Diana Dors. The crime-solving adventures of debonair Amos Burke (Gene Barry), an L.A.P.D. homicide captain who is also a millionaire. (S1, E6)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Fri 05 Jan 18 6:00 Blind Date 1959. Thriller. Directed by Joseph Losey. Starring Hardy Krüger & Micheline Presle. The Mistress of a struggling artist is killed and inspector Morgan (Stanley Baker) investigates a complex case.
Fri 05 Jan 18 7:50 Johnny Ringo East Is East. Directed by Aaron Spelling and starring Don Durant and Mark Goddard. Ringo investigates a brutal stagecoach robbery where the driver and one of the passengers were killed. (S1, E14)
Fri 05 Jan 18 8:20 SOS Pacific 1959. Drama. Directed by Guy Green. Starring Richard Attenborough, Pier Angeli & John Gregson. A seaplane fire forces its passengers, including a prisoner, to make a disastrous water landing.
Fri 05 Jan 18 10:10 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.
Fri 05 Jan 18 11:00 Target: The Corruptors The Middle Man. 1961. Stars Stephen McNally, Robert Harland & Harold J. Stone. Investigative reporters Paul Marino & Jack Flood investigate various cases of industrial corruption. (S1, E19)
Fri 05 Jan 18 12:00 Neil Sean: The Ealing Story Join Neil Sean who takes a deeper look into the world of Ealing Studios
Fri 05 Jan 18 12:10 Every Day’s A Holiday 1964. Musical starring John Leyton, Mike Sarne, Freddie & the Dreamers, Ron Moody, Liz Fraser, Nicholas Parsons and Danny La Rue. A group of high-spirited teens find friendship, love & music.
Fri 05 Jan 18 14:00 Glimpses – 1960s London 1960s Life in England we particularly look at London in this great montage of clips from more of our favourite 1960s films along with remembering the fashions the songs the cars and the music
Fri 05 Jan 18 14:10 Invasion 1966. Fantasy. Director: Alan Bridges. Stars Edward Judd, Yoko Tani & Valerie Gearon. An English army unit come up against strange beings from another planet who have landed on earth.
Fri 05 Jan 18 15:50 Glimpses – 1960s England 1960s Life in England. Some great snippets of 1960s England from some of our favourite 60s films. The fashions the songs the cars and the music
Fri 05 Jan 18 16:00 Fighting Man of the Plains 1949. Western. Stars Randolph Scott, Bill Williams & Victor Jory. Jim Dancer, one of Quantrill’s Raiders, stages attacks on Kansas on behalf of the fallen Confederacy.
Fri 05 Jan 18 17:50 Wilf Watters Presents Final Performance A short documentary based around the closing day of The Regent Cinema, Amersham in 1962
Fri 05 Jan 18 18:00 Forbidden Cargo 1954. Drama. Directed by Harold French. Starring: Jack Warner, Nigel Patrick, Elizabeth Sellars and Terence Morgan. Narcotics agent Michael Kenyon receives a tip about a drug smuggling operation.
Fri 05 Jan 18 19:45 How to Refuel Your Two Stroke Motorcycle Engine in the 1940s Made in the 1940s. An informative short with a young Charles Hawtrey, explaining how to refuel your two stroke engine and a few pints in the local.
Fri 05 Jan 18 20:00 The Informers 1963. Drama. Director: Ken Annakin. Stars Nigel Patrick, Margaret Whiting, Katherine Woodville & Colin Blakely. Bank robbers try to compromise a Scotland Yard investigation into a string of robberies.
Fri 05 Jan 18 22:10 Hunted 1952. Drama. Directed by Charles Crichton. Starring: Dirk Bogarde, Elizabeth Sellars, Geoffrey Keen and Kay Walsh. A man fears a boy has witnessed him commit a murder, together they go on the run.
Fri 05 Jan 18 23:55 Talkies: John Finch – The Creator An exclusive interview with John Finch Creator, writer and editor of the iconic series ‘A Family at War’. Here John discusses how the concept was born and how the series got the initial ‘green light’.
Fri 05 Jan 18 0:00 The Intelligence Men 1965. Comedy. Director: Robert Asher. Stars Eric Morecambe, Ernie Wise, William Franklyn & April Olrich. A humble coffee shop manager is forced into the world of spies in swinging London.
Fri 05 Jan 18 2:00 Talkies: John Finch – The Editor Exclusive interview with John Finch, creator, writer and editor of ‘A Family at War’, discussing the editing of the iconic series.
Fri 05 Jan 18 2:05 Tornado 1943. Drama. Directed by William Berke and starring Chester Morris, Nancy Kelly and Wiiliam Henry. A hard working coal miner falls in love and marries a showgirl, but can she be happy for long?
Fri 05 Jan 18 3:45 Glimpses – Hock Shop Blues Brad Reynolds and his jazz band are caught in a bind when they need to get instruments back from the pawn shop for an all-important audition
Fri 05 Jan 18 4:00 The Human Jungle Heartbeats in a Tin Box. 1965. Stars Herbert Lom. The world of teacher Christine Box spins into chaos when distressing news is followed by violent behaviour. Guest stars Judith Stott. (S2, E13)
Fri 05 Jan 18 5:00 Burke’s Law 1967. Who Killed Sweet Betsey? The crime-solving adventures of dashing, debonair Amos Burke (Gene Barry), an L.A.P.D. homicide captain who just happens to also be a millionaire. (S1, E7)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Sat 06 Jan 18 6:00 Target Earth 1954. Sci-Fi. Directed by Sherman A. Rose. Starring Richard Denning. A large city is ordered to be completely evacuated as an army of robots, believed to be from the planet Venus, attack it.
Sat 06 Jan 18 7:35 Talkies: John Finch – The Writer The Writer. Exclusive interview with John Finch, creator of A Family at War. John discusses the importance of the writer on such a large series.
Sat 06 Jan 18 7:40 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.
Sat 06 Jan 18 9:55 Glimpses: Diving Directed by D. Carter. Made in 1936, Official Film of the Amateur Swimming Association. An instructional documentary on diving.
Sat 06 Jan 18 10:10 Whirlpool 1959. Drama. Director: Lewis Allen. Stars Juliette Greco, Muriel Pavlow & Marius Goring. On the run from her murderous wartime partner in crime, Hermann, Lora hides on a small cargo boat.
Sat 06 Jan 18 12:00 The Southerner 1945. Drama. Director: Jean Renoir. Stars Zachary Scott, Betty Field and J. Carrol Naish. Nature decides to go against a family of cotton pickers after they decide to get their own ground.
Sat 06 Jan 18 13:50 June Allyson Stars June Allyson as the regular hostess and occasional star of this dramatic anthology series, from light comedy to melodrama with incredible support from other stars. (S1, E26)
Sat 06 Jan 18 14:20 Tornado 1943. Drama. Directed by William Berke and starring Chester Morris, Nancy Kelly and Wiiliam Henry. A hard working coal miner falls in love and marries a showgirl, but can she be happy for long?
Sat 06 Jan 18 16:00 The Weaker Sex 1948. War. Director: Roy Ward Baker. Stars Ursula Jeans, Cecil Parker, Derek Bond & Thora Hird. A Housewife regrets not taking a war job when her son’s ship is damaged at the D Day Landings.
Sat 06 Jan 18 17:40 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.
Sat 06 Jan 18 18:00 The Lion Has Wings 1939. War. Stars Ralph Richardson, Merle Oberon, June Duprez & Flora Robson. Alexander Korda’s film for the British war effort shows the world both at peace and on the verge of Nazi domination.
Sat 06 Jan 18 19:35 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.
Sat 06 Jan 18 20:00 No Love For Johnnie 1961. Drama. Director: Ralph Thomas. Stars Peter Finch, Mary Peach, Stanley Holloway, Donald Pleasence & Billie Whitelaw. A British MP faces the choice of his career or the woman he loves.
Sat 06 Jan 18 22:15 The Servant 1963. Drama. Director: Joseph Losey. Stars Dirk Bogarde, James Fox, Sarah Miles & Wendy Craig. A British aristocrat, hires the mysterious household servant who causes unrest in the household.
Sat 06 Jan 18 0:30 Penny Gold 1973. Drama. Director: Jack Cardiff. Stars James Booth, Francesca Annis & Nicky Henson. Mathew is determined to crack the brutal murder of a young woman whose body is identified by her identical twin.
Sat 06 Jan 18 2:15 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.
Sat 06 Jan 18 4:15 All In Good Fun 1956. Comedy. Bob Monkhouse introduces the golden age of slapstick comedy. Mack Sennett, Chaplin, The Keystone Kops and many more.
Sat 06 Jan 18 5:00 Burke’s Law 1967. Who Killed Billy Jo? The crime-solving adventures of dashing, debonair Amos Burke (Gene Barry), an L.A.P.D. homicide captain who just happens to also be a millionaire. (S1, E8)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Sun 07 Jan 18 6:00 The Giant Gila Monster 1959. Sci-Fi. Directed by Ray Kellogg. Starring Don Sullivan, Fred Graham & Lisa Simone. A giant lizard terrorises a small town. Can the police and a hot rod gang stop the monster?
Sun 07 Jan 18 7:30 BFI: The Flood 1963. CCF Film. Adventure. East Anglian youngsters find themselves cut off when the nearby river breaks its banks and floods the countryside. Superbly shot around Ely and Wisbech.
Sun 07 Jan 18 8:45 Rose of Cimmaron 1952. Western. Director: Harry Keller. Stars Jack Buetel, Mala Powers, Bill Williams. Rose, a young girl fostered by a Cherokee family, seeks revenge after her foster parents are murdered by outlaws
Sun 07 Jan 18 10:20 Three Steps to the Gallows 1953. Drama. Directed by John Gilling. American cargo ship Officer Stevens (Scott Brady), finds out that his brother is the frame-up victim of a smuggling gang and is due to be executed for murder.
Sun 07 Jan 18 12:00 The Intelligence Men 1965. Comedy. Director: Robert Asher. Stars Eric Morecambe, Ernie Wise, William Franklyn & April Olrich. A humble coffee shop manager is forced into the world of spies in swinging London.
Sun 07 Jan 18 14:00 Glimpses: Tre, Pol & Pen 1943. Short educational film which searches for the unusual in Cornwall, exploring the local sites, people and lore.
Sun 07 Jan 18 14:15 The Lion Has Wings 1939. War. Stars Ralph Richardson, Merle Oberon, June Duprez & Flora Robson. Alexander Korda’s film for the British war effort shows the world both at peace and on the verge of Nazi domination.
Sun 07 Jan 18 15:50 How to Refuel Your Two Stroke Motorcycle Engine in the 1940s Made in the 1940s. An informative short with a young Charles Hawtrey, explaining how to refuel your two stroke engine and a few pints in the local.
Sun 07 Jan 18 16:00 Interrupted Journey 1949. Thriller. Director: Daniel Birt. Stars Valerie Hobson, Richard Todd, Christine Norden & Tom Walls. John’s wife appears to have been shot after finding her body in the wreckage of a train crash.
Sun 07 Jan 18 17:45 Joey Leads The Way 1968. Directed by James Richards. An endearing film of the big ‘clean up’ at spring time in the countryside and how a donkey saves the day. Nice reminder of a 60s childhood in rural England.
Sun 07 Jan 18 18:00 Green For Danger 1947. Thriller. Director: Sidney Gilliat. Stars Trevor Howard, Sally Gray, Rosamund John & Alastair Sim. During a German bombing raid on rural southeast England, a hospital undergoes heavy shelling
Sun 07 Jan 18 19:50 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
Sun 07 Jan 18 20:00 A Family At War 1971. I Wanted to be with You. Creator: John Finch. Stars Colin Douglas & Shelagh Fraser. The whole family gathers for Phillip’s Birthday. Freda’s boyfriend is introduced for the first time. (S2, E18)
Sun 07 Jan 18 21:00 The Human Jungle Over and Out. 1963. Stars Herbert Lom. A pilot crashes a prototype fighter. Dr Corder is asked to investigate a possible planned suicide. Guest stars Ian Bannen and Zena Marshall. (S1, E13)
Sun 07 Jan 18 22:00 The Informers 1963. Drama. Director: Ken Annakin. Stars Nigel Patrick, Margaret Whiting, Katherine Woodville & Colin Blakely. Bank robbers try to compromise a Scotland Yard investigation into a string of robberies.
Sun 07 Jan 18 0:10 Invasion 1966. Fantasy. Director: Alan Bridges. Stars Edward Judd, Yoko Tani & Valerie Gearon. An English army unit come up against strange beings from another planet who have landed on earth.
Sun 07 Jan 18 1:50 Whirlpool 1959. Drama. Director: Lewis Allen. Stars Juliette Greco, Muriel Pavlow & Marius Goring. On the run from her murderous wartime partner in crime, Hermann, Lora hides on a small cargo boat.
Sun 07 Jan 18 3:45 Night Of The Prowler 1962. Crime Drama. Directed by Francis Searle. When the director of a successful racing company is shot dead, the other directors wonder who is next. Starring Bill Nagy & Patrick Holt.
Sun 07 Jan 18 5:00 Burke’s Law 1967. Who Killed Wade Walker? The crime-solving adventures of dashing, debonair Amos Burke (Gene Barry), an L.A.P.D. homicide captain who just happens to also be a millionaire. (S1, E9)

 

January 8th to January 14th

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TPTV Schedule January 8th to January 14th 2018

DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Mon 08 Jan 18 6:00 Cat & Mouse 1958. Crime Thriller. Directed by Paul Rotha with Lee Patterson. The daughter of a convicted and executed killer believes she has murdered blackmailer Hilton Edwards.
Mon 08 Jan 18 7:30 Johnny Ringo The Poster Incident. Directed by Aaron Spelling. Starring Don Durant. Carter robs and kills a shop owner. Due to a mix-up at the printer’s office, Someone else is on Carter’s wanted poster. (S1, E15)
Mon 08 Jan 18 8:00 The Black Tent 1956. Drama. Director: Brian Desmond Hurst. Written by Bryan Forbes. Stars Donald Sinden, Anna-Maria Sandri & Anthony Steel. After the war, a young man sets out in search of his missing older brother.
Mon 08 Jan 18 9:50 Night Of The Prowler 1962. Crime Drama. Directed by Francis Searle. When the director of a successful racing company is shot dead, the other directors wonder who is next. Starring Bill Nagy & Patrick Holt.
Mon 08 Jan 18 11:00 Target: The Corruptors Viva Vegas. 1961. Stars Stephen McNally, Robert Harland & Harold J. Stone. Investigative reporters Paul Marino & Jack Flood investigate various cases of industrial corruption. (S1, E20)
Mon 08 Jan 18 12:00 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.
Mon 08 Jan 18 14:00 Panic In The Streets 1950. Drama. Director: Elia Kazan. Stars Richard Widmark, Jack Palance, Barbara Bel Geddes & Paul Douglas. A Doctor and Policeman have 48 hours to locate a killer infected with pneumonic plague.
Mon 08 Jan 18 16:00 Man In The Moon 1960. Comedy. Directed by Basil Dearden and starring Kenneth More, Shirley Anne Field and Michael Hordern. Scientists are looking for the perfect man to send to the moon.
Mon 08 Jan 18 18:00 Rogue’s Rock Invasion. 1976. Stars Donald Hewlett, Royston Tickner & Harold Goodwin. The return of the hit 70s ITV series, Rogue’s Rock! Where action & adventure await! (S2, E9)
Mon 08 Jan 18 18:30 The Day Will Dawn 1942. War. Director: Harold French. Stars Deborah Kerr, Ralph Richardson & Hugh Williams. A British foreign correspondent, forced out of Norway, returns to the occupied Scandinavian country.
Mon 08 Jan 18 20:30 Tell Me Another Luck and Ambition in Their Success. 1976. Dick Hills talks to Derek Batey, Vince Hill, Moira Lister, Peggy Mount, Dickie Henderson, Sylvia Syms, Tom O’Connor & Norman Wisdom (S1, E34)
Mon 08 Jan 18 21:00 Dick Powell Theatre A Time To Die. Dick Powell served as host to this hugely popular 60s series with a glittering cast of guest stars. Starring June Allyson & John Saxon. (S1, E11)
Mon 08 Jan 18 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.
Mon 08 Jan 18 0:05 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).
Mon 08 Jan 18 1:50 The Culpepper Cattle Co 1972. Western. Director: Dick Richards. Stars Gary Grimes, Billy ‘Green’ Bush, Luke Askew & Bo Hopkins. Ben eagerly signs on to be an assistant on a cattle drive headed by the gruff Frank Culpepper.
Mon 08 Jan 18 3:40 The Frightened Man 1952. Crime Drama. Directed by John Gilling. Starring Dermot Walsh, Barbara Murray & Thora Hird. Julius (Walsh) is sent down from Oxford to join a gang of jewel thieves who plan a foolhardy raid.
Mon 08 Jan 18 5:00 Burke’s Law 1967. Who Killed the Kind Doctor? The crime-solving adventures of dashing, debonair Amos Burke (Gene Barry), an L.A.P.D. homicide captain who just happens to also be a millionaire. (S1, E10)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Tue 09 Jan 18 6:00 There Was a Young Lady 1953. Comedy. Director: Lawrence Huntington. Stars Michael Denison, Dulcie Gray & Sydney Tafler. A diamond merchants’ secretary gets fired by her new boss for being too efficient.
Tue 09 Jan 18 7:45 Johnny Ringo Die Twice. Directed by Aaron Spelling. Starring Don Durant. Ringo requests the exhumation of Boone Hackett’s grave. Ringo later has reason to believe Boone’s spirit is continuing his career. (S1, E16)
Tue 09 Jan 18 8:15 There is Another Sun Directed by Lewis Gilbert. Laurence Harvey is ‘Mag Maguire’ a likeable fairground boxer and Maxwell Reed, ‘Eddie Racer’ a motorbike daredevil rider. The mutual love interest is the lovely Susan Shaw.
Tue 09 Jan 18 10:10 Target: The Corruptors Fortress of Despair. 1961. Stars Stephen McNally, Robert Harland & Harold J. Stone. Investigative reporters Paul Marino & Jack Flood investigate various cases of industrial corruption. (S1, E21)
Tue 09 Jan 18 11:10 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.
Tue 09 Jan 18 12:25 Unpublished Story 1942. War. Director: Harold French. Stars Richard Greene, Valerie Hobson & Basil Radford. A war correspondent during WW2 returns to London and becomes suspicious of a peace organisation.
Tue 09 Jan 18 14:05 Blanche Fury 1948. Crime. Director: Marc Allegret. Stars Valerie Hobson, Stewart Granger & Michael Gough. Penniless governess Blanche Fullerton takes a job at the estate of her rich relations, the Fury family.
Tue 09 Jan 18 16:05 Here Come The Huggetts 1948. Comedy. Director Ken Annakin. Stars Jack Warner, Kathleen Harrison, Petula Clark. The Huggetts have a telephone installed, along with a niece who causes disruption when she turns up.
Tue 09 Jan 18 17:55 Petula Clark ‘The Day Begins Early’ – Glimpses Glimpses: A behind the scene look at Petula Clark’s working day in 1948, from a lost news piece.
Tue 09 Jan 18 18:00 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.
Tue 09 Jan 18 20:30 Tell Me Another Stories About Pets and Animals. 1976. Personal anecdotes as told to Dick Hills. This episode stars Percy Edwards, Fred Emney, Cliff Michelmore & Cardew Robinson (S1, E35)
Tue 09 Jan 18 21:00 Dick Powell Theatre Obituary For Mr X. Dick Powell served as host to this hugely popular 60s series with a glittering cast of guest stars. Starring Steve Crocran, Nancey Reagan, Gary Merrill & John Ireland. (S1, E12)
Tue 09 Jan 18 22:00 Damnation Alley 1977. Sci-Fi. Director Jack Smight. Stars Jan-Michael Vincent, George Peppard and Dominique Sanda. A group who survived World War 3 attempt to drive across the wasteland hoping to find survivors.
Tue 09 Jan 18 23:50 Gillian Hills Interview 2016. The star of BEAT GIRL recalls her experiences working on the film.
Tue 09 Jan 18 0:20 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.
Tue 09 Jan 18 2:05 Landfall 1949. War. Director: Ken Annakin. Stars Michael Denison, Patricia Plunkett & Kathleen Harrison. At Coastal Command in Southern England, an RAF pilot is suspended after possibly sinking a British sub.
Tue 09 Jan 18 3:50 Up With the Lark 1943. Musical. Directed by Phil Brandon. Starring Ethel Revnell, Gracie West & Adrienne Fancey. Ethel and Gracie pursue a gang of robbers to their secret headquarters in the countryside.
Tue 09 Jan 18 5:00 Burke’s Law 1967. Who Killed Purity Mather? The crime-solving adventures of dashing, debonair Amos Burke (Gene Barry), an L.A.P.D. homicide captain who just happens to also be a millionaire. (S1, E11)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Wed 10 Jan 18 6:00 Recoil 1953. Directed by John Gilling. Filmed at Alliance Studios, Twickenham. Stars Elizabeth Sellars, Kieron Moore. A jeweller’s daughter seeks revenge on a gang that robbed and killed her father.
Wed 10 Jan 18 7:30 Glimpses: Aberdeen & Edinburgh in the 1960s Take a nostalgic trip to Aberdeen in the 60s; the harbour, the streets, the shops, Netherkirkgate, Upper Kirkgate and a short glimpse at Balmoral and Edinburgh Castle.
Wed 10 Jan 18 7:45 Johnny Ringo Four Came Quietly. Directed by Aaron Spelling. When Billy Boy Jethro forces his attentions upon Laura, Ringo throws him in jail. A waitress who takes a shine to Boy attemps to assist him. (S1, E17)
Wed 10 Jan 18 8:15 Tiger By The Tail 1955. Drama. Directed by John Gilling. John Desmond, (Larry Parks) meets a mysterious woman (Lisa Daniely) who turns out to be part of a counterfeit ring and Desmond is caught up in the whole affair.
Wed 10 Jan 18 9:55 Angel Who Pawned Her Harp 1954. Drama starring Felix Aylmer, Diane Cilento and Jerry Desmond. A beautiful angel is sent to The Angel, London, to help people with problems, but she has no money to support herself.
Wed 10 Jan 18 11:25 Target: The Corruptors The Wrecker. 1961. Stars Stephen McNally, Robert Harland & Harold J. Stone. Investigative reporters Paul Marino & Jack Flood investigate various cases of industrial corruption. (S1, E22)
Wed 10 Jan 18 12:25 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.
Wed 10 Jan 18 12:30 They Can’t Hang Me 1955. Drama. Director: Val Guest. Stars Terence Morgan, Yolande Donlan & Anthony Oliver. A senior civil servant is condemned to hang for murder but he claims to have top secret security information.
Wed 10 Jan 18 14:00 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?
Wed 10 Jan 18 14:05 The Stranger 1946. Drama nominated for an Oscar. Directed by Orson Welles. A war crimes investigator is on the trail of an infamous Nazi. Stars Orson Welles, Edward G. Robinson & Loretta Young.
Wed 10 Jan 18 16:00 Freedom Radio 1940. War. Director: Anthony Asquith. Stars Clive Brook, Diana Wynyard & Raymond Huntley. A German doctor, disillusioned with Nazi propaganda, creates a secret radio-feed condemning the movement.
Wed 10 Jan 18 17:50 Wilf Watters Presents Final Performance A short documentary based around the closing day of The Regent Cinema, Amersham in 1962
Wed 10 Jan 18 18:00 Buffalo Bill 1944. Western. Director: William A Wellman. Stars Joel McCrea, Maureen O’Hara, Anthony Quinn & Linda Darnell. The story of William ‘Buffalo Bill’ Cody, legendary westerner.
Wed 10 Jan 18 19:50 Bar 20 Rides Again From 1935, a short version of Hopalong Cassidy. The Bar 20 boys aim to put an end to a cattle rustler’s dream of living like an emperor. Starring William Boyd, James Ellison and Jean Rouverol
Wed 10 Jan 18 20:00 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)
Wed 10 Jan 18 21:00 Dick Powell Theatre Squadron. Dick Powell served as host to this hugely popular 60s series with a glittering cast of guest stars. Starring Patt Conway & Michael Parks. (S1, E13)
Wed 10 Jan 18 22:00 Sea Fury 1958. Drama. Director: Cy Endfield. Stars Stanley Baker, Victor McLaglen, Robert Shaw & Roger Delgado. Two tug-boat captains must salvage a sinking freighter carrying explosives and tow it to port.
Wed 10 Jan 18 0:00 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.
Wed 10 Jan 18 1:45 Dry Rot 1956. Comedy. Director: Maurice Elvey. Stars Ronald Shiner, Brian Rix, Peggy Mount & Sid James. Three bookies attempt to recoup their losses by attempting to rig a horse race.
Wed 10 Jan 18 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.
Wed 10 Jan 18 5:00 Burke’s Law 1967. Who Killed Cynthia Royal? The crime-solving adventures of dashing, debonair Amos Burke (Gene Barry), an L.A.P.D. homicide captain who just happens to also be a millionaire. (S1, E12)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Thu 11 Jan 18 6:00 Tread Softly 1952. Crime. Directed by David MacDonald. Stars Frances Day, Patricia Dainton & John Bentley. The star of a London Musical walks out before curtain up, but the show must go on, in a ‘Haunted Theatre’.
Thu 11 Jan 18 7:30 Johnny Ringo The Liars. Directed by Aaron Spelling. Ringo poses as a killer in order to learn which of the four gang members waiting to be hanged was really innocent of killing two bank tellers. (S1, E18)
Thu 11 Jan 18 8:00 I’ll Get You For This 1951. Drama. Director Joseph M. Newman. Stars George Raft, Coleen Gray & Enzo Staiola. A gambler discovers he has been framed for the murder of a Treasury Agent and goes on a journey to clear his name
Thu 11 Jan 18 9:40 Child in the House 1956. Drama. Director: Cy Endfield. Stars Phyllis Calvert, Eric Portman & Stanley Baker. A young girl is left with her relatives while her mother is in hospital. Her father, a crook, pays her a visit.
Thu 11 Jan 18 11:20 Target: The Corruptors Babes in Wall Street. 1961. Stars Stephen McNally, Robert Harland & Harold J. Stone. Investigative reporters Paul Marino & Jack Flood investigate various cases of industrial corruption. (S1, E23)
Thu 11 Jan 18 12:20 Dry Rot 1956. Comedy. Director: Maurice Elvey. Stars Ronald Shiner, Brian Rix, Peggy Mount & Sid James. Three bookies attempt to recoup their losses by attempting to rig a horse race.
Thu 11 Jan 18 14:00 Floodtide (1949) 1949. Drama. Directed by Frederick Wilson. Starring Gordon Jackson, Rona Anderson, John Laurie and Elizabeth Sellars. David becomes a ship designer and falls in love with his boss’s daughter.
Thu 11 Jan 18 15:50 The Young Ones 1961. Musical. Director: Sidney J. Furie. Stars Cliff Richard, Robert Morley, Carole Gray & The Shadows. Cliff and his friends raise money to buy their youth club before Cliff’s dad can get it
Thu 11 Jan 18 18:00 The Other Love 1947. Romantic drama. Seriously ill concert pianist Karen (Barbara Stanwyck) is admitted to a Swiss sanatorium, where she is attracted to the suave Doctor Stanton (David Niven).
Thu 11 Jan 18 19:50 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 11 Jan 18 20:00 Tell Me Another Stories About Landladies. 1976. Personal anecdotes as told to Dick Hills. This episode stars Acker Bilk, Leslie Crowther, Roger de Courcey, Percy Edwards, Miriam Karlin & Roy Kinnear. (S1, E36)
Thu 11 Jan 18 20:30 Dick Powell Theatre The Prison. Dick Powell served as host to this hugely popular 60s series with a glittering cast of guest stars. Starring Charles Boyer, John Abbott & Theodore Bikel. (S1, E14)
Thu 11 Jan 18 21:30 Truth About Women 1957. Comedy. Director: Muriel Box. Stars Laurence Harvey, Diane Cilento, Julie Harris, Eva Gabor & Mai Zetterling. A father-in-law offers reassurance by recounting past relationships.
Thu 11 Jan 18 23:30 The Culpepper Cattle Co 1972. Western. Director: Dick Richards. Stars Gary Grimes, Billy ‘Green’ Bush, Luke Askew & Bo Hopkins. Ben eagerly signs on to be an assistant on a cattle drive headed by the gruff Frank Culpepper.
Thu 11 Jan 18 1:20 Dreamland 1998. Docu-drama. An explosive investigation into Area 51 and the story of Bob Lazar.
Thu 11 Jan 18 3:20 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.
Thu 11 Jan 18 5:00 Burke’s Law 1967. Who Killed Eleanora Davis? The crime-solving adventures of dashing, debonair Amos Burke (Gene Barry), an L.A.P.D. homicide captain who just happens to also be a millionaire. (S1, E13)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Fri 12 Jan 18 6:00 Men Against the Sun 1952. Adventure. Stars John Bentley, Zena Marshall & Liam O’Leary. An engineer undertakes to oversee the building of a railway from Mombasa to Uganda. A Kenya- Britain coproduction, the first in fact.
Fri 12 Jan 18 7:10 Johnny Ringo Mrs. Ringo. Directed by Aaron Spelling. Starring Don Durant and Mark Goddard. A woman arrives in Velardi claiming to be Ringo’s wife and has a marriage certificate to back up her story. (S1, E19)
Fri 12 Jan 18 7:40 Buffalo Bill 1944. Western. Director: William A Wellman. Stars Joel McCrea, Maureen O’Hara, Anthony Quinn & Linda Darnell. The story of William ‘Buffalo Bill’ Cody, legendary westerner.
Fri 12 Jan 18 9:30 The Hi-jackers 1963. Drama. Directed by Jim O’Connolly. Starring Anthony Booth & Jacqueline Ellis. A lorry driver meets Shirley at a cafe and offers her a lift. His truck carrying valuable whiskey is later hijacked.
Fri 12 Jan 18 10:50 Target: The Corruptors My Native Land. 1961. Stars Stephen McNally, Robert Harland & Harold J. Stone. Investigative reporters Paul Marino & Jack Flood investigate various cases of industrial corruption. (S1, E24)
Fri 12 Jan 18 11:50 Landfall 1949. War. Director: Ken Annakin. Stars Michael Denison, Patricia Plunkett & Kathleen Harrison. At Coastal Command in Southern England, an RAF pilot is suspended after possibly sinking a British sub.
Fri 12 Jan 18 13:35 King Solomon’s Mines 1937. Adventure. Director Robert Stevenson. Stars Paul Robeson, Cedric Hardwicke & Anna Lee. Kathy’s father is intrigued by the stories about Solomon’s diamond mines. So he steals away in the night.
Fri 12 Jan 18 15:15 The Rogues 1965. The Day They Gave The Diamonds Away. Gig Young, David Niven and Charles Boyer are The Rogues, members of two related families of international forgers and conmen. (S1, E2)
Fri 12 Jan 18 16:15 Tawny Pipit 1944. Drama. Directed by Bernard Miles and Charles Saunders. Starring Bernard Miles, Rosamund John and Niall MacGinnis. A village bands together to save its wildlife from road development.
Fri 12 Jan 18 18:00 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.
Fri 12 Jan 18 19:40 Glimpses – Sheep Dog 1939. Directed by Francis Searle and Narrated by Neal Arden. Insightful documentary short set in the Welsh mountains. The tale of Tom Jones and his sheep dogs and their daily routine.
Fri 12 Jan 18 20:00 Tell Me Another Embarrassing Stories. 1976. Personal anecdotes as told to Dick Hills. This episode stars Roger de Courcey, Percy Edwards, Dickie Henderson, Vince Hill, Miriam Karlin & Sylvia Syms. (S1, E37)
Fri 12 Jan 18 20:30 Dick Powell Theatre The Legend. Dick Powell served as host to this hugely popular 60s series with a glittering cast of guest stars. Starring Sammy Davis Jr & Everett Sloane. (S1, E15)
Fri 12 Jan 18 21:30 The Cassandra Crossing 1976. Drama. Director: George P Cosmatos. Stars Sophia Loren, Richard Harris, Ava Gardner, Burt Lancaster & Martin Sheen. Passengers of a European train can’t escape after a deadly virus is planted.
Fri 12 Jan 18 0:05 Bitter Harvest 1963. Drama. Director: Peter Graham Scott. Stars Alan Badel, Anne Cunningham, Janet Munro & John Stride. A young Welsh girl leaves her home with the intention to seek a glamorous life in London.
Fri 12 Jan 18 1:55 Ballad In Blue 1964. Drama. Director: Paul Henreid. Stars Ray Charles, Tom Bell, Dawn Addams & Mary Peach. During a performance for blind children, star Ray Charles befriends a young boy who has lost his sight.
Fri 12 Jan 18 3:40 Marilyn 1953. Crime drama directed by Wolf Rilla and starring Maxwell Reed and Sandra Dorne. The wife of the garage owner is caught with the mechanic, when he is accidentally killed and a cover up begins.
Fri 12 Jan 18 5:00 Burke’s Law 1967. Who Killed Beau Sparrow? The crime-solving adventures of dashing, debonair Amos Burke (Gene Barry), an L.A.P.D. homicide captain who just happens to also be a millionaire. (S1, E14)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Sat 13 Jan 18 6:00 Tons of Trouble 1956. Comedy. Directed by Leslie S. Hiscott. Starring Richard Hearne & William Hartnell. Mr Pastry names the apartment boilers he maintains ‘Mavis and Ethel’. Trouble begins when he faces the sack.
Sat 13 Jan 18 7:35 Keep It Clean 1956. Comedy. Stars Ronald Shiner, James Hayter & Joan Sims. To fund his brother-in-law’s miracle cleaner, Bert tries to get a latter day Mary Whitehouse to fund the project.
Sat 13 Jan 18 9:10 Della 1964. Directed by Robert Gist and starring Joan Crawford. Della (Crawford), a reclusive, wealthy matriarch of Royal Bay, watches over the affluent coastal town. Possession, for her, is everything.
Sat 13 Jan 18 10:30 Sam’s Medal 1936. Very rare animation directed by Anson Dyer and narrated by Stanley Holloway. Sam’s Medal tells the story of Private Samuel Small who saved his Sergeant Major’s life!
Sat 13 Jan 18 10:40 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.
Sat 13 Jan 18 12:10 Panic In The Streets 1950. Drama. Director: Elia Kazan. Stars Richard Widmark, Jack Palance, Barbara Bel Geddes & Paul Douglas. A Doctor and Policeman have 48 hours to locate a killer infected with pneumonic plague.
Sat 13 Jan 18 14:10 The Day Will Dawn 1942. War. Director: Harold French. Stars Deborah Kerr, Ralph Richardson & Hugh Williams. A British foreign correspondent, forced out of Norway, returns to the occupied Scandinavian country.
Sat 13 Jan 18 16:10 Floodtide (1949) 1949. Drama. Directed by Frederick Wilson. Starring Gordon Jackson, Rona Anderson, John Laurie and Elizabeth Sellars. David becomes a ship designer and falls in love with his boss’s daughter.
Sat 13 Jan 18 18:00 The Naked Truth 1957. Comedy. Director: Mario Zampi. Stars Terry-Thomas, Peter Sellers, Peggy Mount & Dennis Price. Nigel Dennis, a magazine publisher, blackmails high-profile politicians & celebrities.
Sat 13 Jan 18 19:45 Glimpses: 4 & 20 Fit Girls 1940. Directed by Mary Field. Flock to your local keep fit class – there’s a war on and Britain needs its citizens in tip-top shape.
Sat 13 Jan 18 20:00 Bedazzled 1967. Comedy. Director: Stanley Donen. Stars Peter Cook, Dudley Moore, Eleanor Bron & Raquel Welch. A hapless short order cook sells his soul to the Devil in exchange for seven wishes.
Sat 13 Jan 18 22:00 A Taste Of Honey 1961. Drama. Director: Tony Richardson. Stars Rita Tushingham, Dora Bryan & Murray Melvin. A teen, whose life is dominated by her alcoholic mother, seeks support after discovering she is pregnant.
Sat 13 Jan 18 0:00 Millennium 1989. Sci-Fi. Director: Michael Anderson. Stars Kris Kristofferson, Cheryl Ladd, Daniel J Travanti and Robert Joy. Bill smith falls in love with a woman from the future on a mission to save humanity.
Sat 13 Jan 18 2:05 Truth About Women 1957. Comedy. Director: Muriel Box. Stars Laurence Harvey, Diane Cilento, Julie Harris, Eva Gabor & Mai Zetterling. A father-in-law offers reassurance by recounting past relationships.
Sat 13 Jan 18 4:05 All In Good Fun 1956. Comedy. Bob Monkhouse introduces the golden age of slapstick comedy. Mack Sennett, Chaplin, The Keystone Kops and many more.
Sat 13 Jan 18 5:00 Burke’s Law 1967. Who Killed Jason Shaw? The crime-solving adventures of dashing, debonair Amos Burke (Gene Barry), an L.A.P.D. homicide captain who just happens to also be a millionaire. (S1, E15)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Sun 14 Jan 18 6:00 London Entertains 1951. Musical Comedy. Director E J Fancey. Starring Eamonn Andrews and the Goons. A Tour conducted by Eamonn Andrews around the Battersea Festival to a BBC Studio to hear The Goons of radio fame.
Sun 14 Jan 18 7:00 King Solomon’s Mines 1937. Adventure. Director Robert Stevenson. Stars Paul Robeson, Cedric Hardwicke & Anna Lee. Kathy’s father is intrigued by the stories about Solomon’s diamond mines. So he steals away in the night.
Sun 14 Jan 18 8:40 Let’s Talk About Steam Locomotives A short film for fans of the very early steam engines, reminders of the familiar whistle and the chug of the old railroad. Made by Richard B. Morros
Sun 14 Jan 18 8:45 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.
Sun 14 Jan 18 10:10 A Cry From The Streets 1958. Drama starring Max Bygraves, Barbara Murray and Colin Petersen. A welfare worker becomes emotionally involved with a group of homeless children. Music by Larry Adler.
Sun 14 Jan 18 12:05 Glimpses: Ten Pin Bowling – 1960s Factual. 1960s short film on a hobby the whole family are enjoying, ten pin bowling.
Sun 14 Jan 18 12:20 The Black Tent 1956. Drama. Director: Brian Desmond Hurst. Written by Bryan Forbes. Stars Donald Sinden, Anna-Maria Sandri & Anthony Steel. After the war, a young man sets out in search of his missing older brother.
Sun 14 Jan 18 14:10 Blanche Fury 1948. Crime. Director: Marc Allegret. Stars Valerie Hobson, Stewart Granger & Michael Gough. Penniless governess Blanche Fullerton takes a job at the estate of her rich relations, the Fury family.
Sun 14 Jan 18 16:10 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 14 Jan 18 16:15 Ballad In Blue 1964. Drama. Director: Paul Henreid. Stars Ray Charles, Tom Bell, Dawn Addams & Mary Peach. During a performance for blind children, star Ray Charles befriends a young boy who has lost his sight.
Sun 14 Jan 18 18:00 Freedom Radio 1940. War. Director: Anthony Asquith. Stars Clive Brook, Diana Wynyard & Raymond Huntley. A German doctor, disillusioned with Nazi propaganda, creates a secret radio-feed condemning the movement.
Sun 14 Jan 18 19:50 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
Sun 14 Jan 18 20:00 A Family At War 1971. A Separate Peace. Created by John Finch. Stars Colin Douglas & Shelagh Fraser. Jean Ashton’s illness and resulting death throws the remaining family members into a crisis. (S2, E19)
Sun 14 Jan 18 21:00 The Human Jungle Struggle for a Mind. 1965. Stars Herbert Lom. A woman rescued from a suicide bid on the London Underground, finds herself in a psychiatric clinic. Guest stars Joan Collins & Clifford Evans. (S2, E1)
Sun 14 Jan 18 22:00 The Sandwich Man 1966. Comedy. Director: Robert Hartford-Davis. Stars Michael Bentine, Harry H Corbett & Norman Wisdom. A man with a sandwich-board goes around London meeting people from all walks of life.
Sun 14 Jan 18 0:00 Damnation Alley 1977. Sci-Fi. Director Jack Smight. Stars Jan-Michael Vincent, George Peppard and Dominique Sanda. A group who survived World War 3 attempt to drive across the wasteland hoping to find survivors.
Sun 14 Jan 18 1:50 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.
Sun 14 Jan 18 3:30 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.
Sun 14 Jan 18 5:00 Burke’s Law 1967. Who Killed Snookie Martinelli? The crime-solving adventures of dashing, debonair Amos Burke (Gene Barry), an L.A.P.D. homicide captain who just happens to also be a millionaire. (S1, E16)

January 15th to January 21st

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TPTV Schedule January 15th to January 21st 2018

 

DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Mon 15 Jan 18 6:00 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.
Mon 15 Jan 18 7:30 Johnny Ringo The Assassins. Directed by Aaron Spelling. A Russian violinist takes up residence in Velardi but refuses Johnny’s offer of assistance when members of his country’s secret police arrive. (S1, E20)
Mon 15 Jan 18 8:00 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.
Mon 15 Jan 18 9:45 BFI: London Can Take It! 1940. Directed by Humphrey Jennings and Harry Watt. A short British propaganda film showing the effects of eighteen hours of the German blitz on London and its people.
Mon 15 Jan 18 10:00 Shepherd On The Rock 1993. Drama. Directed by Bob Keen. Starring Bernard Hill, John Bowles and Betsy Brantley. A sheep farmer and his family fight for their land against the persistent efforts of a land developer.
Mon 15 Jan 18 12:00 Target: The Corruptors The Malignant Hearts. 1961. Stars Stephen McNally, Robert Harland & Harold J. Stone. Investigative reporters Paul Marino & Jack Flood investigate various cases of industrial corruption. (S1, E25)
Mon 15 Jan 18 13:00 BFI: Snow Directed by Geoffrey Jones. A look at the efforts of British Railways in coping with the 1963 UK cold wave. Nominated for an academy award in 1965.
Mon 15 Jan 18 13:15 The First Travelling Saleslady 1956. Comedy Western. A corset store owner goes broke and becomes a traveling sales lady in Texas 1897. Starring Ginger Rogers, Barry Nelson and a young Clint Eastwood.
Mon 15 Jan 18 15:05 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.
Mon 15 Jan 18 15:15 Esther Waters 1948. Drama. Director: Ian Dalrymple & Peter Proud. Stars Dirk Bogarde, Kathleen Ryan & Cyril Cusack & Ivor Barnard. Esther goes into service in Victorian England, only to be seduced by footman Willia
Mon 15 Jan 18 17:25 BFI: Terminus 1961. Drama. Directed by John Schlesinger. Iconic short of a day in the life of a London Railway Station.
Mon 15 Jan 18 18:00 Rogue’s Rock Wrecked! 1976. Stars Donald Hewlett, Royston Tickner & Harold Goodwin. The return of the hit 70s ITV series, Rogue’s Rock! Where action & adventure await! (S2, E10)
Mon 15 Jan 18 18:30 Encore 1951. Comedy. Directors: Harold French, Pat Jackson & Anthony Pelissier. Stars Nigel Patrick, Kay Walsh, Glynis Johns. Three short stories by W. Somerset Maugham.
Mon 15 Jan 18 20:20 Tell Me Another Stories About Their Early Lives 4. 1976. Personal anecdotes as told to Dick Hills. This episode stars Acker Bilk, Tom O’Connor, Sydney Tafler & Norman Wisdom. (S1, E38)
Mon 15 Jan 18 20:50 Dick Powell Theatre View From Eiffel Tower. Dick Powell served as host to this hugely popular 60s series with a glittering cast of guest stars. Starring Jane Powell. (S1, E16)
Mon 15 Jan 18 21:50 The Man In The Sky 1957. Drama. Director: Charles Crichton. Starring Jack Hawkins, Elizabeth Sellars & Walter Fitzgerald. John Mitchell is on a flight fraught with disaster but Mitchell is determined to land the plane.
Mon 15 Jan 18 23:35 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.
Mon 15 Jan 18 1:40 Secret Mission 1942. War. Director: Harold French. Stars James Mason, Michael Wilding, Carla Lehmann & Hugh Williams. British intelligence are sent to assess the German defence of Nazi occupied France.
Mon 15 Jan 18 3:30 Gelignite Gang 1955. Directed by Terence Fisher and starring Wayne Morris, Sandra Dorne and Patrick Holt. Set in London’s Soho, a gang of ruthless safecrackers plan their next robbery.
Mon 15 Jan 18 5:00 Burke’s Law 1967. Who Killed What’s His Name? The crime-solving adventures of dashing, debonair Amos Burke (Gene Barry), an L.A.P.D. homicide captain who just happens to also be a millionaire. (S1, E17)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Tue 16 Jan 18 6:00 Stormy Crossing 1958. Drama directed by CM Pennington-Richards. Stars John Ireland, Derek Bond & Joy Webster. A story of a fateful cross channel swim. Great shots of Dover in the 50s.
Tue 16 Jan 18 7:25 Johnny Ringo The Reno Brothers. Directed by Aaron Spelling. Starring Don Durant. The Reno Brothers, relatives of bank robbers, are searching for the outlaw gang that led their siblings into a trap. (S1, E21)
Tue 16 Jan 18 7:55 Ball Of Fire 1941. Comedy. Director: Howard Hawks. Stars Gary Cooper, Barbara Stanwyck, Dana Andrews & Allen Jenkins. A young grammarian who lives with a zany group of professors decides to document modern slang.
Tue 16 Jan 18 10:10 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 16 Jan 18 12:05 Target: The Corruptors A Man’s Castle. 1961. Stars Stephen McNally, Robert Harland & Harold J. Stone. Investigative reporters Paul Marino & Jack Flood investigate various cases of industrial corruption. (S1, E26)
Tue 16 Jan 18 13:05 White Cradle Inn 1947. Drama. Director: Harold French. Stars Michael Rennie & Madeleine Carroll. During the war, many children were evacuated beneath the Swiss Alps, one of which is billeted with the local Inn owners.
Tue 16 Jan 18 14:50 The Iron Petticoat 1956. War. Director: Ralph Thomas. Stars Katharine Hepburn, Bob Hope, James Robertson Justice & Robert Helpmann. A female pilot lands a Russian aircraft on German soil after flying off in a rage.
Tue 16 Jan 18 16:40 The Six Men 1951. Drama. Directed by Michael Law. A story tracing the activities of a gang of crooks whose long run of successful coups has the police in a panic. Starring Harold Warrender & Olga Edwardes.
Tue 16 Jan 18 18:00 BFI: Listen to Britain 1942. Factual. A depiction of life in wartime England during the Second World War. Director Humphrey Jennings visits many aspects of civilian life. Stars Leonard Brockington & Joseph Macleod
Tue 16 Jan 18 18:25 Gasbags 1941. Comedy. Directed by Walter Forde and Marcel Varnel. Starring The Crazy Gang, Moore Marriott and Wally Patch. A mobile fish and chip shop is accidentally dragged to Nazi Germany.
Tue 16 Jan 18 20:00 Tell Me Another Stories About Personalities. 1976. Personal anecdotes as told to Dick Hills. This episode stars. Dickie Henderson, Moira Lister, Cliff Michelmore, Peggy Mount & Sydney Tafler. (S1, E39)
Tue 16 Jan 18 20:30 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 16 Jan 18 21:30 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.
Tue 16 Jan 18 23:30 Room At The Top 1959. Drama. Director: Jack Clayton. Stars Laurence Harvey, Simone Signoret & Heather Sears. Joe Lampton arrives in a Yorkshire town with ambitions and finds solace in the arms of an older woman.
Tue 16 Jan 18 1:50 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.
Tue 16 Jan 18 3:40 Naked Fury 1959. After a robbery during which the night-watchman is killed, the robbers take his daughter hostage. Stars Kenneth Cope & Reed de Rouen.
Tue 16 Jan 18 4:55 Glimpses – A Day at the Derby Derby Day in the 1950s the bookies, the picnics, the crowds and the horses!
Tue 16 Jan 18 5:00 Burke’s Law 1967. Who Killed Madison Cooper? The crime-solving adventures of dashing, debonair Amos Burke (Gene Barry), an L.A.P.D. homicide captain who just happens to also be a millionaire. (S1, E18)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Wed 17 Jan 18 6:00 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.
Wed 17 Jan 18 6:25 Time Of His Life 1956. Comedy. A released prisoner (Richard Hearne) goes home to embarrass his social climbing daughter. Starring Richard Wattis.
Wed 17 Jan 18 7:50 Johnny Ringo Uncertain Vengeance. Directed by Aaron Spelling. When Crane’s son announces his intention of riding off with his brother, she informs Ringo that her older son is a notorious criminal. (S1, E23)
Wed 17 Jan 18 8:20 Great Gabbo 1929. Musical drama starring Erich von Stroheim, Donald Douglas and Betty Compson. A handsome ventriloquist is in love with a dancer who is in love with another.
Wed 17 Jan 18 10:00 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.
Wed 17 Jan 18 11:15 Target: The Corruptors Journey Into Mourning. 1961. Stars Stephen McNally, Robert Harland & Harold J. Stone. Investigative reporters Paul Marino & Jack Flood investigate various cases of industrial corruption. (S1, E27)
Wed 17 Jan 18 12:15 The Million Pound Note 1954. Comedy. Director: Ronald Neame. Stars Gregory Peck, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Ronald Squire & Joyce Grenfell. Two wealthy brothers loan a penniless man 1 million pounds, in the form of one note.
Wed 17 Jan 18 14:00 Miss MacTaggart Won’t Lie Down 1966. Comedy. Directed by Francis A Searle. Stars Barbara Mullen and Eric Woodburn. A spinster has been proclaimed dead – but is very much alive…
Wed 17 Jan 18 14:30 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 17 Jan 18 16:10 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
Wed 17 Jan 18 16:15 Who Goes Next 1938. War. Director: Maurice Elvey. Stars Barry K. Barnes, Sophie Stewart & Jack Hawkins. During the First World War, a number of captured British officers attempt to escape a prisoner-of-war camp.
Wed 17 Jan 18 18:00 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.
Wed 17 Jan 18 18:25 Waterloo Road 1944. Drama. Director: Sidney Gilliat. Stars Stewart Granger, John Mills, Alastair Sim & Joy Shelton. After Jim reports for military duty, he suspects that his bride has been seeing another man.
Wed 17 Jan 18 20:00 A Family At War 1971. A Separate Peace. Created by John Finch. Stars Colin Douglas & Shelagh Fraser. Jean Ashton’s illness and resulting death throws the remaining family members into a crisis. (S2, E19)
Wed 17 Jan 18 21:00 Dick Powell Theatre Safari. Dick Powell served as host to this hugely popular 60s series with a glittering cast of guest stars. Starring Glynis Johns & James Coburn. (S1, E19)
Wed 17 Jan 18 22:00 The Trollenberg Terror 1958. Sci-Fi. A series of deaths on a Swiss mountain-side appear to be connected to a mysterious cloud. Stars: Forrest Tucker, Warren Mitchell & Andrew Faulds.
Wed 17 Jan 18 23:40 Piccadilly Incident 1946. War. Director: Herbert Wilcox. Stars Anna Neagle, Michael Wilding, Coral Browne & Edward Rigby. A missing Wren returns from a desert isle and finds her husband has a new wife and son.
Wed 17 Jan 18 1:40 Glimpses: The Sunshine Sweethearts- 50s Bikini Girls! 50s Bikini Girls! Meet Josephine & Louise, Angela & June and Hazel & Marjorie, the 50s Bikini girls!
Wed 17 Jan 18 1:45 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.
Wed 17 Jan 18 3:30 Talkies: John Finch & Locations John Finch, Creator of A Family At war enlightens us on the problems of locations and making a period drama factually accurate.
Wed 17 Jan 18 3:35 Bombay Waterfront 1952. Directed by Maclean Rogers and starring John Bentley, Patricia Dainton and Peter Gawthorne. Follows Temple’s efforts to aid the police in solving a series of gruesome murders.
Wed 17 Jan 18 5:00 Burke’s Law 1967. Who Killed April? The crime-solving adventures of dashing, debonair Amos Burke (Gene Barry), an L.A.P.D. homicide captain who just happens to also be a millionaire. (S1, E19)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Thu 18 Jan 18 6:00 Hangman Waits 1947. Thriller. Director: A. Barr-Smith. Stars John Turnbull & Hylton Allen. This 1947 semi-documentary style featurette is a story of grisly murders by a cinema organist.
Thu 18 Jan 18 7:15 Johnny Ringo Border Town. Directed by Aaron Spelling. Starring Don Durant. After Case Thomas is killed, Ringo and Cully trail the alleged murderer to a wide-open town on the Arizona-New Mexico border. (S1, E24)
Thu 18 Jan 18 7:45 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.
Thu 18 Jan 18 9:45 The Blue Parrot 1954. Crime Drama starring Dermot Walsh, Jacqueline Hill, Ferdy Mayne and John Le Mesurier. A Soho nightclub is the focus for an undercover investigation after the murder of a small time crook.
Thu 18 Jan 18 11:10 Target: The Corruptors The Blind Goddess. 1961. Stars Stephen McNally, Robert Harland & Harold J. Stone. Investigative reporters Paul Marino & Jack Flood investigate various cases of industrial corruption. (S1, E28)
Thu 18 Jan 18 12:10 Shadow Of The Eagle 1950. Drama. Director: Sidney Salkow. Stars Richard Greene, Valentina Cortese & Greta Gynt. During the eighteenth century the Empress of Russia sends her lover to kidnap her rival for the throne.
Thu 18 Jan 18 14:05 Date With Disaster 1957. Crime drama directed by Charles Saunders and starring Tom Drake, William Hartnell and Shirely Eaton. One of the two owners of a Car Business plans to embezzle the company’s funds.
Thu 18 Jan 18 15:20 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.
Thu 18 Jan 18 16:40 Final Appointment 1954. Crime. Directed by Terence Fisher and starring John Bentley. Reporters investigate threats against a retired army officer and discover links to a series of murders that occurred during the war.
Thu 18 Jan 18 18:00 Cheaper By The Dozen 1950. Comedy. Director: Walter Lang. Stars Clifton Webb, Myrna Loy, Jeanne Crain & Betty Lynn. Based on a true story. Follow Frank Gilbreth and his wife Lillian, as they raise their 12 children.
Thu 18 Jan 18 19:45 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.
Thu 18 Jan 18 20:00 Tell Me Another Stories About Royalty. 1976. Personal anecdotes as told to Dick Hills. This episode stars Fred Emney, John Junkin, Moira Lister, Cliff Michelmore & Tommy Trinder. (S1, E40)
Thu 18 Jan 18 20:30 Dick Powell Theatre Boston Terrier. Dick Powell served as host to this hugely popular 60s series with a glittering cast of guest stars. Starring Robert Vaughn. (S1, E20)
Thu 18 Jan 18 21:30 Never Let Go 1960. Crime. Director: John Guillermin. Stars Peter Sellers, Adam Faith & Richard Todd. A London garage owner who makes extra cash dealing in stolen cars, asks Tommy Towers to steal a 1959 Ford Anglia
Thu 18 Jan 18 23:20 Saturday Night & Sunday Morning 1960. Drama. Director: Karel Reisz. Stars Albert Finney, Rachel Roberts, Shirley Anne Field & Hylda Baker. In Nottingham, Arthur works in a mindless haze, but his love affairs cause him complications.
Thu 18 Jan 18 1:05 Handgun 1984. Drama. Director: Tony Garnett. Stars Karen Young, Clayton Day & Larry Corwin. Kathleen is in no mood to take on a new boyfriend. Macho Larry, however, will not tolerate sexual rebuffs.
Thu 18 Jan 18 3:05 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.
Thu 18 Jan 18 5:00 Burke’s Law 1967. Who Killed Carrie Connell? The crime-solving adventures of dashing, debonair Amos Burke (Gene Barry), an L.A.P.D. homicide captain who just happens to also be a millionaire. (S1, E20)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Fri 19 Jan 18 6:00 Cavalcade of Variety 1941. Musical directed by Thomas Bentley. Featuring Peter Brough, Billy Cotton and his band, the Sherman Fisher girls and many more.
Fri 19 Jan 18 7:15 Johnny Ringo The Gunslinger. Directed by Aaron Spelling. Starring Don Durant and Mark Goddard. Johnny is seriously wounded by an old enemy, one of the Brogger brothers. (S1, E25)
Fri 19 Jan 18 7:45 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.
Fri 19 Jan 18 8:55 The Sicilians 1964. Crime. Stars Robert Hutton, Reginald Marsh & Ursula Howells. An aide at the U.S. Embassy finds himself involved with Scotland Yard and the French police after a mafia boss’ son is kidnapped.
Fri 19 Jan 18 10:15 Target: The Corruptors A Book of Faces. 1961. Stars Stephen McNally, Robert Harland & Harold J. Stone. Investigative reporters Paul Marino & Jack Flood investigate various cases of industrial corruption. (S1, E29)
Fri 19 Jan 18 11:15 Valley Of Eagles 1951. Adventure. A scientist invents a formula that converts waves into energy. His wife steals the formula and the scientist pursues her across the frozen tundra. Starring Jack Warner & Nadia Gray.
Fri 19 Jan 18 12:55 Crow Hollow 1952. Drama. Directed by Michael McCarthy. Starring Natasha Parry & Donald Houston. In a spooky mansion, one of three sinister spinsters tries to poison her nephew’s wife to steal a large inheritance.
Fri 19 Jan 18 14:15 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)
Fri 19 Jan 18 14:20 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.
Fri 19 Jan 18 15:40 The Kid From Brooklyn 1946. Comedy. Director: Norman Z Mcleod. Stars Danny Kaye, Eve Arden, Steve Cochran & Virginia Mayo. Through a fluke, a timid milkman knocks out a champion fighter and decides to go pro.
Fri 19 Jan 18 18:00 Out of The Fog 1962. Crime drama directed by Montgomery Tully. An ex-con is the prime suspect when a series of murders occur under a full moon. Every victim is a blonde young woman. Starring David Sumner
Fri 19 Jan 18 19:20 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
Fri 19 Jan 18 20:00 Tell Me Another Stories From Early Radio and Television to the Present Time. 1976. Personal anecdotes as told to Dick Hills. This episode stars Miriam Karlin & Cliff Michelmore. (S1, E41)
Fri 19 Jan 18 20:30 Dick Powell Theatre Crazy Sunday. Dick Powell served as host to this hugely popular 60s series with a glittering cast of guest stars. Starring David Niven. (S1, E21)
Fri 19 Jan 18 21:30 The Purple Plain 1954. War. Director: Robert Parrish. Stars Gregory Peck, Bernard Lee & Win Min Than. Canadian RAF pilot Forrester is a loner whose bravery can’t cover a streak of reckless instability.
Fri 19 Jan 18 23:30 Room At The Top 1959. Drama. Director: Jack Clayton. Stars Laurence Harvey, Simone Signoret & Heather Sears. Joe Lampton arrives in a Yorkshire town with ambitions and finds solace in the arms of an older woman.
Fri 19 Jan 18 1:50 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.
Fri 19 Jan 18 3:55 The Rogues 1965. Viva Diaz!. Gig Young, David Niven and Charles Boyer are The Rogues, members of two related families of international forgers and conmen. (S1, E4)
Fri 19 Jan 18 4:55 Talkies: John Finch & His Crew John Finch discusses the difficulty of finding writers and actors who had wartime experience they could draw on for their performances. Also what would he change?
Fri 19 Jan 18 5:00 Burke’s Law 1967. Who Killed His Royal Highness? The crime-solving adventures of dashing, debonair Amos Burke (Gene Barry), an L.A.P.D. homicide captain who just happens to also be a millionaire. (S1, E21)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Sat 20 Jan 18 6:00 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.
Sat 20 Jan 18 7:35 Secret Mission 1942. War. Director: Harold French. Stars James Mason, Michael Wilding, Carla Lehmann & Hugh Williams. British intelligence are sent to assess the German defence of Nazi occupied France.
Sat 20 Jan 18 9:25 Piccadilly Incident 1946. War. Director: Herbert Wilcox. Stars Anna Neagle, Michael Wilding, Coral Browne & Edward Rigby. A missing Wren returns from a desert isle and finds her husband has a new wife and son.
Sat 20 Jan 18 11:25 The Rogues 1965. Gig Young, David Niven and Charles Boyer are The Rogues, members of two related families of international forgers and conmen. (S1, E5)
Sat 20 Jan 18 12:25 Who Goes Next 1938. War. Director: Maurice Elvey. Stars Barry K. Barnes, Sophie Stewart & Jack Hawkins. During the First World War, a number of captured British officers attempt to escape a prisoner-of-war camp.
Sat 20 Jan 18 14:10 Waterloo Road 1944. Drama. Director: Sidney Gilliat. Stars Stewart Granger, John Mills, Alastair Sim & Joy Shelton. After Jim reports for military duty, he suspects that his bride has been seeing another man.
Sat 20 Jan 18 15:45 Esther Waters 1948. Drama. Director: Ian Dalrymple & Peter Proud. Stars Dirk Bogarde, Kathleen Ryan & Cyril Cusack & Ivor Barnard. Esther goes into service in Victorian England, only to be seduced by footman Willia
Sat 20 Jan 18 18:00 Never Let Go 1960. Crime. Director: John Guillermin. Stars Peter Sellers, Adam Faith & Richard Todd. A London garage owner who makes extra cash dealing in stolen cars, asks Tommy Towers to steal a 1959 Ford Anglia
Sat 20 Jan 18 19:50 Nobody Runs Forever 1968. Action. Director: Ralph Thomas. Stars Christopher Plummer, Rod Taylor & Lilli Palmer. An Australian detective arrives in London to arrest a top diplomat for the murder of his first wife.
Sat 20 Jan 18 21:50 The Purple Plain 1954. War. Director: Robert Parrish. Stars Gregory Peck, Bernard Lee & Win Min Than. Canadian RAF pilot Forrester is a loner whose bravery can’t cover a streak of reckless instability.
Sat 20 Jan 18 23:50 Sleeping Car To Trieste 1948. Drama. Director: John Paddy Carstairs. Stars Jean Kent, Bonar Colleano, Albert Lieven & David Tomlinson. Agents break into an embassy in Paris to steal a diary filled with political secrets.
Sat 20 Jan 18 1:40 White Cargo 1973. Comedy. Day-dreamer, Albert (David Jason) has hopes of being a superhero and saving the girls.
Sat 20 Jan 18 3:10 20 Questions Murder Mystery 1950. Crime. Director: Paul L. Stein. Stars Robert Beatty, Rona Anderson & Clifford Evans. Someone sends in a question to the B.B.C.’s 20 Questions” programme prior to committing a crime”
Sat 20 Jan 18 5:00 Burke’s Law 1967. Who Killed Marty Kelso? The crime-solving adventures of dashing, debonair Amos Burke (Gene Barry), an L.A.P.D. homicide captain who just happens to also be a millionaire. (S1, E22)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Sun 21 Jan 18 6:00 Marilyn 1953. Crime drama directed by Wolf Rilla and starring Maxwell Reed and Sandra Dorne. The wife of the garage owner is caught with the mechanic, when he is accidentally killed and a cover up begins.
Sun 21 Jan 18 7:20 The Man In The Sky 1957. Drama. Director: Charles Crichton. Starring Jack Hawkins, Elizabeth Sellars & Walter Fitzgerald. John Mitchell is on a flight fraught with disaster but Mitchell is determined to land the plane.
Sun 21 Jan 18 9:05 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.
Sun 21 Jan 18 10:55 Subway in the Sky 1959. Drama. Directed by Muriel Box. Starring Hildegard Knef, Katherine Kath & Van Johnson. A military doctor is falsely accused of dealing illegal drugs. Can he prove his innocence?
Sun 21 Jan 18 12:40 Gasbags 1941. Comedy. Directed by Walter Forde and Marcel Varnel. Starring The Crazy Gang, Moore Marriott and Wally Patch. A mobile fish and chip shop is accidentally dragged to Nazi Germany.
Sun 21 Jan 18 14:15 Cheaper By The Dozen 1950. Comedy. Director: Walter Lang. Stars Clifton Webb, Myrna Loy, Jeanne Crain & Betty Lynn. Based on a true story. Follow Frank Gilbreth and his wife Lillian, as they raise their 12 children.
Sun 21 Jan 18 16:00 Nobody Runs Forever 1968. Action. Director: Ralph Thomas. Stars Christopher Plummer, Rod Taylor & Lilli Palmer. An Australian detective arrives in London to arrest a top diplomat for the murder of his first wife.
Sun 21 Jan 18 18:00 Who Goes Next 1938. War. Director: Maurice Elvey. Stars Barry K. Barnes, Sophie Stewart & Jack Hawkins. During the First World War, a number of captured British officers attempt to escape a prisoner-of-war camp.
Sun 21 Jan 18 19:45 Danger By My Side 1963. Crime. With the help of the Met police a girl tracks down the killers of her detective brother. Stars Anthony Oliver, Maureen Connell, Bill Nagy.
Sun 21 Jan 18 21:00 The Human Jungle Success Machine. 1965. Stars Herbert Lom. The Gothas have all that money can buy; why, then, should their lives be in a constant turmoil? Guest stars Edward Judd and Sylvia Syms. (S2, E2)
Sun 21 Jan 18 22:00 Encore 1951. Comedy. Directors: Harold French, Pat Jackson & Anthony Pelissier. Stars Nigel Patrick, Kay Walsh, Glynis Johns. Three short stories by W. Somerset Maugham.
Sun 21 Jan 18 23:50 Saturday Night & Sunday Morning 1960. Drama. Director: Karel Reisz. Stars Albert Finney, Rachel Roberts, Shirley Anne Field & Hylda Baker. In Nottingham, Arthur works in a mindless haze, but his love affairs cause him complications.
Sun 21 Jan 18 1:35 The Most Dangerous Game 1932. Horror. Directors: Ernest B. Schoedsack & Irving Pichel. Stars Fay Wray, Joel McCrea, Leslie Banks & Robert Armstrong. Shipwrecked on an island, a hunter becomes the guest of Count Zaroff
Sun 21 Jan 18 2:50 Ball Of Fire 1941. Comedy. Director: Howard Hawks. Stars Gary Cooper, Barbara Stanwyck, Dana Andrews & Allen Jenkins. A young grammarian who lives with a zany group of professors decides to document modern slang.
Sun 21 Jan 18 5:00 Burke’s Law 1967. Who Killed Avery Lord? The crime-solving adventures of dashing, debonair Amos Burke (Gene Barry), an L.A.P.D. homicide captain who just happens to also be a millionaire. (S1, E23)

 

January 22nd to January 28th

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DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Mon 22 Jan 18 6:00 Jackpot 1960. Drama. Director: Montgomery Tully. Stars William Hartnell, Betty McDowall & Eddie Byrne. An ex-convict learns that his wife is not willing to return to him. A rare screening of a ‘lost’ film.
Mon 22 Jan 18 7:20 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.
Mon 22 Jan 18 7:35 Johnny Ringo The Vindicator. Directed by Aaron Spelling. Staring Don Durant. Brad, a young ranch hand who was celebrating his 21st birthday, was arrested for the murder of the wife of an escaped convict. (S1, E26)
Mon 22 Jan 18 8:05 We Joined The Navy 1962. Comedy. Director: Wendy Toye. Stars Kenneth More, Lloyd Nolan, Joan O’Brien & Mischa Auer. Lt Commander Badger, RN: has one besetting sin. The honesty to say the right thing at the wrong time!
Mon 22 Jan 18 10:05 Glimpses: Aberdeen & Edinburgh in the 1960s Take a nostalgic trip to Aberdeen in the 60s; the harbour, the streets, the shops, Netherkirkgate, Upper Kirkgate and a short glimpse at Balmoral and Edinburgh Castle.
Mon 22 Jan 18 10:15 BFI: Kid From Canada 1957. Family. Directed by Kay Mander and starring Bernard Braden, Bobby Stevenson and Christopher Braden. Cousins learn to get along when a man’s life is in danger.
Mon 22 Jan 18 11:05 Target: The Corruptors License to Steal. 1961. Stars Stephen McNally, Robert Harland & Harold J. Stone. Investigative reporters Paul Marino & Jack Flood investigate various cases of industrial corruption. (S1, E30)
Mon 22 Jan 18 12:05 The Puddle-Muddle Riddle 1947. Director Hans M. Nieter A Charming Road safety film made for children in the late 40s, using the fictional town of Puddle-Muddle as an example of the correct traffic and pedestrian rules.
Mon 22 Jan 18 12:20 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.
Mon 22 Jan 18 14:00 The Big Valley Palms of Glory. 1965. Stars Richard Long, Peter Breck, Lee Majors, Linda Evans & Barbara Stanwyck. Every property owner is in danger of losing their land due to the trickery of a baron. (S1, E1)
Mon 22 Jan 18 15:00 A Family At War The Facts of Life. Created by John Finch. Stars Colin Douglas & Shelagh Fraser. Plans are made for Edwin and Jean’s surprise party while in desperation for work David turns to the R.A.F. (S1, E1)
Mon 22 Jan 18 16:00 Love Me Tender 1956. Drama. Director: Robert D Webb. Stars Richard Egan, Debra Paget & introducing Elvis Presley. At the end of the Civil War, a Confederate team is ordered to rob a Union payroll train.
Mon 22 Jan 18 17:45 Midnight 1945 – 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.
Mon 22 Jan 18 18:00 Rogue’s Rock Aged! 1976. Stars Donald Hewlett, Royston Tickner & Harold Goodwin. The return of the hit 70s ITV series, Rogue’s Rock! Where action & adventure await! (S2, E11)
Mon 22 Jan 18 18:30 Glimpses – Growth of London 1951. A look at the rapid growth of London throughout history following its transformation from the Roman settlement of Londinium to the thriving metropolis it is today.
Mon 22 Jan 18 18:55 BFI: Supersonic Saucer 1956. Directed by Guy Fergusson and starring Marcia Manolescue, Gillian Harrison and Fella Edmonds. A group of schoolchildren come upon an alien from Venus, and help him against a gang of criminals.
Mon 22 Jan 18 20:00 Floods of Fear 1958. Thriller. Directed by Charles Crichton. Stars Howard Keel, Anne Heywood, Cyril Cusack & Harry H Corbett. A man framed for murder escapes from prison during a flood.
Mon 22 Jan 18 21:45 Tell Me Another Stories From The Movies. 1976. Personal anecdotes as told to Dick Hills. This episode stars Percy Edwards, John Junkin, Moira Lister, Cardew Robinson, Sylvia Syms & Sydney Tafler. (S1, E42)
Mon 22 Jan 18 22:15 Dick Powell Theatre Run ‘Til It’s Dark. Dick Powell served as host to this hugely popular 60s series with a glittering cast of guest stars. (S1, E22)
Mon 22 Jan 18 23:15 Capone 1975. Drama. Director: Steve Carver. Stars Ben Gazzara, Harry Guardino, Susan Blakely & Sylvester Stallone. The story of the rise and fall of the infamous Chicago gangster Al Capone.
Mon 22 Jan 18 1:20 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.
Mon 22 Jan 18 3:00 Fools Rush In 1955. Drama. Director: Victor H. Komow. Stars Frank Silvera, Ken Buckridge & Jean Alexander. A ship with a cargo full of diamonds gets taken over by pirates.
Mon 22 Jan 18 4:00 The Big Valley Palms of Glory. 1965. Stars Richard Long, Peter Breck, Lee Majors, Linda Evans & Barbara Stanwyck. Every property owner is in danger of losing their land due to the trickery of a baron. (S1, E1)
Mon 22 Jan 18 5:00 Burke’s Law 1967. Who Killed Andy Zygmunt? The crime-solving adventures of dashing, debonair Amos Burke (Gene Barry), an L.A.P.D. homicide captain who just happens to also be a millionaire. (S1, E24)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Tue 23 Jan 18 6:00 Gelignite Gang 1955. Directed by Terence Fisher and starring Wayne Morris, Sandra Dorne and Patrick Holt. Set in London’s Soho, a gang of ruthless safecrackers plan their next robbery.
Tue 23 Jan 18 7:30 Johnny Ringo Black Harvest. Director: Aaron Spelling. Stars Don Durant. Ringo investigates when a stranger looking for his sister mysteriously disappears and a pretty mute woman starts to act strangely. (S1, E27)
Tue 23 Jan 18 8:00 The Butler’s Dilemma 1943. Comedy. Directed by Leslie S. Hiscott. Stars Richard Hearne, Ronald Shiner & Hermione Gingold. In debt to gamblers, Rodney (Richard Hearne) agrees to pass as a butler at a gambling party.
Tue 23 Jan 18 9:30 Bang! You’re Dead 1954. Drama. Directed by Lance Comfort. Stars Jack Warner, Derek Farr, Veronica Hurst and Michael Medwin. A tragic accident leads to man being wrongly accused of murder.
Tue 23 Jan 18 11:20 Target: The Corruptors Yankee Dollar. 1961. Stars Stephen McNally, Robert Harland & Harold J. Stone. Investigative reporters Paul Marino & Jack Flood investigate various cases of industrial corruption. (S1, E31)
Tue 23 Jan 18 12:20 The Flemish Farm 1943. War drama. Directed by Jeffery Dell and starring Jane Baxter, Clifford Evans and Philip Friend. An injured pilot and his nurse are separated when Belgium surrenders to the Nazis.
Tue 23 Jan 18 14:00 The Big Valley Forty Rifles. 1965. Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck and Lee Majors. With a massive cattle drive about to begin, Heath has problems gaining the respect of the 40 hands needed to carry it off (S1, E2)
Tue 23 Jan 18 15:00 A Family At War To Die for Spain. Created by John Finch. Stars Colin Douglas & Shelagh Fraser. To the family’s dismay Philip returns to Spain to fight Franco’s fascists, but will he ever come home? (S1, E2)
Tue 23 Jan 18 16:00 Vicious Circle 1957. Thriller. Director: Gerald Thomas. Stars John Mills, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Lionel Jeffries & Noelle Middleton. Howard finds himself in a predicament after he finds an actress murdered in his flat.
Tue 23 Jan 18 17:45 Celebrity Crazy Cricket in the 1950s … 1950s. Jon Pertwee, Richard Hearne, Tommy Cooper, Jerry Desmond, Edmundo Ros & Wynford Vaughan-Thomas. Filmed in Edgware, Mr Pastry performs various routines & Tommy Cooper bats in his fez.
Tue 23 Jan 18 18:00 Between Heaven & Hell 1956. Drama. Director: Richard Fleischer. Stars Robert Wagner, Buddy Ebsen, Terry Moore & Broderick Crawford. The life of Sam Gifford, from a Southern landowner to his Military service during WWII.
Tue 23 Jan 18 19:50 The Captive Heart 1946. War. Director: Basil Dearden. Stars Michael Redgrave, Jack Warner, Rachel Kempson & Mervyn Johns. A concentration-camp escapee assumes the identity of a dead British officer.
Tue 23 Jan 18 21:50 Tell Me Another Stories About Confusing One Star With Another in Showbusiness. 1976. Personal anecdotes as told to Dick Hills. This episode stars Roger de Courcey, Percy Edwards & Fred Emney. (S1, E43)
Tue 23 Jan 18 22:20 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!
Tue 23 Jan 18 0:20 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.
Tue 23 Jan 18 1:30 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.
Tue 23 Jan 18 3:00 BFI: Skid Kids 1953. Drama. Director: Don Chaffey. Stars Peter Neil, Barry MacGregor, Anthony Lang & A E Matthews. ‘Swanky’ and his chums take on bike thieves in this Bermondsey-shot Children’s Film Foundation short
Tue 23 Jan 18 4:00 The Big Valley Forty Rifles. 1965. Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck and Lee Majors. With a massive cattle drive about to begin, Heath has problems gaining the respect of the 40 hands needed to carry it off (S1, E2)
Tue 23 Jan 18 5:00 Burke’s Law 1967. Who Killed the Paper Dragon? The crime-solving adventures of dashing, debonair Amos Burke (Gene Barry), an L.A.P.D. homicide captain who just happens to also be a millionaire. (S1, E25)
Wed 24 Jan 18
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Wed 24 Jan 18 6:00 Casbah 1948. Musical. John Berry. Stars Yvonne De Carlo, Tony Martin & Peter Lorre. Pepe Le Moko leads a gang of jewel thieves in the Casbah of Algiers, where he has exiled himself to escape imprisonment.
Wed 24 Jan 18 7:40 Johnny Ringo Judgment Day. Director: Aaron Spelling. After a Judge gives several hardened criminals light sentences, Ringo decides the Jurist needs to see the dangers lawmen face when tracking criminals. (S1, E28)
Wed 24 Jan 18 8:10 Home Sweet Home 1945. Famous northern comedian Frank Randle stars in this comedy where his sweetheart’s parents disapprove of him.
Wed 24 Jan 18 9:55 Fort Algiers 1953. Drama. Director: Lesley Selander. Stars Yvonne De Carlo, Carlos Thompson & Raymond Burr. In northwest Africa, a tribal leader tries to stir up a rebellion against the ruling powers.
Wed 24 Jan 18 11:30 Whitmonday motor racing meeting – Glimpses Glimpses: Late 1950s Classic Car Race meeting at Gamston airfield in Nottinghamshire. A must for all classic car enthusiasts.
Wed 24 Jan 18 11:50 Target: The Corruptors The Organizers: Part 1. 1961. Stars Stephen McNally, Robert Harland & Harold J. Stone. Investigative reporters Paul Marino & Jack Flood investigate various cases of industrial corruption. (S1, E32)
Wed 24 Jan 18 12:50 BFI: Supersonic Saucer 1956. Directed by Guy Fergusson and starring Marcia Manolescue, Gillian Harrison and Fella Edmonds. A group of schoolchildren come upon an alien from Venus, and help him against a gang of criminals.
Wed 24 Jan 18 13:55 Let’s Talk About Steam Locomotives A short film for fans of the very early steam engines, reminders of the familiar whistle and the chug of the old railroad. Made by Richard B. Morros
Wed 24 Jan 18 14:00 The Big Valley Boots with My Father’s Name. 1965. Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck and Lee Majors. A memorial to Tom Barkley, and his last pair of dress boots, stir memories of him for Victoria and Heath. (S1, E3)
Wed 24 Jan 18 15:00 A Family At War Lines of Battle. Created by John Finch. Stars Colin Douglas & Shelagh Fraser. Margaret & John prepare for marriage with the spectre of conscription over their heads. (S1, E3)
Wed 24 Jan 18 16:00 Innocents In Paris 1953. Comedy. Director: Gordon Parry. Stars Margaret Rutherford, Alastair Sim, Jimmy Edwards & Ronald Shiner. A diverse group of people fly to Paris and find the city changes their lives in some way.
Wed 24 Jan 18 17:45 Knowsley Hall Knowsley Hall is a stately home near Liverpool and is the ancestral home of the Stanley family, the Earls of Derby. An educational film showing the Hall in the early 50s.
Wed 24 Jan 18 18:00 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.
Wed 24 Jan 18 21:00 Tell Me Another Personal and Private Stories. 1976. Personal anecdotes as told to Dick Hills. This episode stars Derek Batey, Roger de Courcey, Charlie Drake, Fred Emney & Dickie Henderson. (S1, E44)
Wed 24 Jan 18 21:30 Dick Powell Theatre Days Of Glory. Dick Powell served as host to this hugely popular 60s series with a glittering cast of guest stars. Starring Charles Boyer & Suzanne Pleshette. (S1, E24)
Wed 24 Jan 18 22:30 Time Is My Enemy 1954. Drama. Director: Don Chaffey. Stars Dennis Price, Renee Asherson, Susan Shaw, William Franklyn & Patrick Barr. A re-married woman is blackmailed by her first husband, who she believed was dead.
Wed 24 Jan 18 23:45 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.
Wed 24 Jan 18 1:55 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.
Wed 24 Jan 18 3:40 Arthur And Kitty A look into the lives of Arthur Lucan & Kitty McShane and the development of the great comedy, Old Mother Riley.
Wed 24 Jan 18 4:00 The Big Valley Boots with My Father’s Name. 1965. Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck and Lee Majors. A memorial to Tom Barkley, and his last pair of dress boots, stir memories of him for Victoria and Heath. (S1, E3)
Wed 24 Jan 18 5:00 Burke’s Law 1967. Who Killed Molly? The crime-solving adventures of dashing, debonair Amos Burke (Gene Barry), an L.A.P.D. homicide captain who just happens to also be a millionaire. (S1, E26)
Thu 25 Jan 18
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Thu 25 Jan 18 6:00 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.
Thu 25 Jan 18 7:10 Johnny Ringo The Killing Bug. Directed by Aaron Spelling. When a shopkeeper is found hanging from a lamppost the same evening three strangers ride into town, Ringo suspects that they are not coincidence. (S1, E29)
Thu 25 Jan 18 7:40 BFI: The Hospital Nurse 1941. Factual. Director: Francis Searle. Recruitment film presenting an ideal view of the nursing profession, which is likely to have been in stark contrast with the daily experience of wartime nurses
Thu 25 Jan 18 7:50 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 25 Jan 18 9:05 Honey West 1965. Just The Bear Facts Ma’am. Crime Series produced by Aaron Spelling. Starring Anne Francis. Honey investigates the death of a stunt woman (S1, E28)
Thu 25 Jan 18 9:35 Treasure Hunt 1952. Comedy. Director: John Paddy Carstairs. Stars Jimmy Edwards, Martita Hunt, Naunton Wayne & Athene Seyler. After reading Sir Roderick Lyall’s will, the family learn they are short on money.
Thu 25 Jan 18 11:10 Target: The Corruptors The Organizers: Part 2. 1961. Stars Stephen McNally, Robert Harland & Harold J. Stone. Investigative reporters Paul Marino & Jack Flood investigate various cases of industrial corruption. (S1, E33)
Thu 25 Jan 18 12:10 Mr Kingstreet’s War 1972. Thriller. During the Second World War, American couple Mr Kingstreet (John Saxon) and Maggie (Tippi Hedren), run a reserve that is located between British and Italian colonies in South Africa.
Thu 25 Jan 18 14:00 The Big Valley The Young Marauders. 1965. Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck and Lee Majors. Audra is attracted to a handsome stranger who saves her life during a horse stampede. (S1, E4)
Thu 25 Jan 18 15:00 A Family At War The Summer Before The War. Creator: John Finch. Stars Colin Douglas & Shelagh Fraser. Evacuation divides the family whilst an unplanned pregnancy throws a spanner in the works. (S1, E4)
Thu 25 Jan 18 16:00 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.
Thu 25 Jan 18 17:45 The Puddle-Muddle Riddle 1947. Director Hans M. Nieter A Charming Road safety film made for children in the late 40s, using the fictional town of Puddle-Muddle as an example of the correct traffic and pedestrian rules.
Thu 25 Jan 18 18:00 The Lost Moment 1947. Drama. A publisher insinuates himself into the mansion of the centenarian lover of a renowned but long-dead poet in order to find his lost love letters. Starring Robert Cummings & Susan Hayward.
Thu 25 Jan 18 19:45 BFI: Terminus 1961. Drama. Directed by John Schlesinger. Iconic short of a day in the life of a London Railway Station.
Thu 25 Jan 18 20:20 The Prime Of Miss Jean Brodie 1969. Drama. Director: Ronald Neame. Stars Maggie Smith, Celia Johnson, Robert Stephens & Gordon Jackson. A teacher wants her pupils to embrace romantic ideals rather than hard facts.
Thu 25 Jan 18 22:35 Dick Powell Theatre In Search Of A Son. Dick Powell served as host to this hugely popular 60s series with a glittering cast of guest stars. Starring David Niven & Dean Stockwell. (S1, E25)
Thu 25 Jan 18 23:35 Look Back in Anger 1959. Drama. Director: Tony Richardson. Stars Richard Burton, Claire Bloom & Mary Ure. A musician living in near-poverty with his middle class wife releases his pent-up rage, leading to an affair.
Thu 25 Jan 18 1:35 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.
Thu 25 Jan 18 3:50 Silent Comics Short Documentary reflecting on the timeless works of silent comics Buster Keaton, Harold Lloyd and Ben Turpin
Thu 25 Jan 18 4:00 The Big Valley The Young Marauders. 1965. Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck and Lee Majors. Audra is attracted to a handsome stranger who saves her life during a horse stampede. (S1, E4)
Thu 25 Jan 18 5:00 Burke’s Law 1967. Who Killed Who IV? The crime-solving adventures of dashing, debonair Amos Burke (Gene Barry), an L.A.P.D. homicide captain who just happens to also be a millionaire. (S1, E27)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Fri 26 Jan 18 6:00 Hindle Wakes 1952. Drama starring Leslie Dwyer and Lisa Daniely. Successful remake of one of the earliest British talkies. Set in the Hindle, two mill workers take off to Blackpool for the ‘Wakes’ holiday.
Fri 26 Jan 18 7:45 Johnny Ringo Soft Cargo. Directed by Aaron Spelling. While Ringo works with the army to track the comancheros who have been raiding nearby ranches, Cully rides to meet a troupe of dancing girls. (S1, E30)
Fri 26 Jan 18 8:15 Bundle Of Joy 1956. Musical Comedy. After being fired from her job, Polly (Debbie Reynolds) finds an abandoned baby. People believe the baby is hers. Directed by Norman Taurog. Starring Eddie Fisher.
Fri 26 Jan 18 10:05 Luck of The Navy 1938. Drama. Directed by Norman Lee. Stars Geoffrey Toone, Judy Kelly and Clifford Evans. With international relations strained and war a possibility, Commander Stanton is given a special mission.
Fri 26 Jan 18 11:30 Target: The Corruptors Nobody Gets Hurt. 1961. Stars Stephen McNally, Robert Harland & Harold J. Stone. Investigative reporters Paul Marino & Jack Flood investigate various cases of industrial corruption. (S1, E34)
Fri 26 Jan 18 12:30 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.
Fri 26 Jan 18 14:00 The Big Valley The Odyssey of Jubal Tanner. 1965. Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck and Lee Majors. After 30 years a man comes back to the Valley to claim land promised to him by the late Tom Barkley. (S1, E5)
Fri 26 Jan 18 15:00 A Family At War The Gate of the Year. Created by John Finch. Stars Colin Douglas & Shelagh Fraser. John desperately tries to find Margaret, only hours before his posting abroad. (S1, E5)
Fri 26 Jan 18 16:00 Talkies: John Finch on Themes John Finch, Creator of Spoils of War, a Family at War and Sam, discusses the common theme of his works
Fri 26 Jan 18 16:05 Sailor Beware! 1956. Comedy. Director: Gordon Parry. Stars Gordon Jackson, Peggy Mount, Ronald Lewis & Shirley Eaton. A seaman gets cold feet about his wedding when his mother-in-law to be takes control.
Fri 26 Jan 18 17:45 How to Refuel Your Two Stroke Motorcycle Engine in the 1940s Made in the 1940s. An informative short with a young Charles Hawtrey, explaining how to refuel your two stroke engine and a few pints in the local.
Fri 26 Jan 18 18:00 Bulldog Breed 1960. Comedy. Director: Robert Asher. Stars Norman Wisdom, Edward Chapman, Terence Alexander & David Lodge. Norman Puckle joins the Navy under the same Admiral he refused to yield to in the harbour.
Fri 26 Jan 18 20:00 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)
Fri 26 Jan 18 21:00 The Innocents 1961. Horror. Director: Jack Clayton. Stars Deborah Kerr, Michael Redgrave, Pamela Franklin & Peter Wyngarde. A Governess believes ghosts are causing the children’s bizarre behaviour.
Fri 26 Jan 18 23:00 Capone 1975. Drama. Director: Steve Carver. Stars Ben Gazzara, Harry Guardino, Susan Blakely & Sylvester Stallone. The story of the rise and fall of the infamous Chicago gangster Al Capone.
Fri 26 Jan 18 1:00 The 14 1973. Drama. Director: David Hemmings. Stars Jack Wild, Alun Armstrong, June Brown & Cheryl Hall. Based on a true story in London’s East End. 14 kids stick together after the death of their mother.
Fri 26 Jan 18 3:00 The Rogues 1965. Death of a Fleming. Gig Young, David Niven and Charles Boyer are The Rogues, members of two related families of international forgers and conmen. (S1, E6)
Fri 26 Jan 18 4:00 The Big Valley The Odyssey of Jubal Tanner. 1965. Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck and Lee Majors. After 30 years a man comes back to the Valley to claim land promised to him by the late Tom Barkley. (S1, E5)
Fri 26 Jan 18 5:00 Burke’s Law 1967. Who Killed Annie Foran? The crime-solving adventures of dashing, debonair Amos Burke (Gene Barry), an L.A.P.D. homicide captain who just happens to also be a millionaire. (S1, E28)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Sat 27 Jan 18 6:00 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.
Sat 27 Jan 18 7:15 Shadows on the Stairs 1941. Crime. Director: D. Ross Lederman. Stars Frieda Inescort & Paul Cavanagh. Occupants of a boarding house become suspects after a string of murders.
Sat 27 Jan 18 8:30 Talkies Talkies Presents: Going To The Cinema in the 1960s. Martin Humphries, Director of the Cinema Museum, discusses a night at the flicks in the 1960s
Sat 27 Jan 18 8:35 Breaking Point 1961. The nephew of a printer gets involved with foreign spies intent on making counterfeit money. Stars Peter Reynolds & Dermot Walsh.
Sat 27 Jan 18 9:45 Celebrity Crazy Cricket in the 1950s … 1950s. Jon Pertwee, Richard Hearne, Tommy Cooper, Jerry Desmond, Edmundo Ros & Wynford Vaughan-Thomas. Filmed in Edgware, Mr Pastry performs various routines & Tommy Cooper bats in his fez.
Sat 27 Jan 18 10:00 The Big Valley Palms of Glory. 1965. Stars Richard Long, Peter Breck, Lee Majors, Linda Evans & Barbara Stanwyck. Every property owner is in danger of losing their land due to the trickery of a baron. (S1, E1)
Sat 27 Jan 18 11:00 A Family At War The Facts of Life. Created by John Finch. Stars Colin Douglas & Shelagh Fraser. Plans are made for Edwin and Jean’s surprise party while in desperation for work David turns to the R.A.F. (S1, E1)
Sat 27 Jan 18 12:00 Love Me Tender 1956. Drama. Director: Robert D Webb. Stars Richard Egan, Debra Paget & introducing Elvis Presley. At the end of the Civil War, a Confederate team is ordered to rob a Union payroll train.
Sat 27 Jan 18 13:45 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
Sat 27 Jan 18 15:50 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 27 Jan 18 18:00 The Captive Heart 1946. War. Director: Basil Dearden. Stars Michael Redgrave, Jack Warner, Rachel Kempson & Mervyn Johns. A concentration-camp escapee assumes the identity of a dead British officer.
Sat 27 Jan 18 20:00 Floods of Fear 1958. Thriller. Directed by Charles Crichton. Stars Howard Keel, Anne Heywood, Cyril Cusack & Harry H Corbett. A man framed for murder escapes from prison during a flood.
Sat 27 Jan 18 21:45 The 14 1973. Drama. Director: David Hemmings. Stars Jack Wild, Alun Armstrong, June Brown & Cheryl Hall. Based on a true story in London’s East End. 14 kids stick together after the death of their mother.
Sat 27 Jan 18 23:45 Look Back in Anger 1959. Drama. Director: Tony Richardson. Stars Richard Burton, Claire Bloom & Mary Ure. A musician living in near-poverty with his middle class wife releases his pent-up rage, leading to an affair.
Sat 27 Jan 18 1:50 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.
Sat 27 Jan 18 3:25 Murder At the Grange 1952. Drama. Directed by Victor M. Gover. Starring Tod Slaughter & Patrick Barr. A private investigator is approached by two old ladies who say they are being terrorised.
Sat 27 Jan 18 4:00 The Big Valley Heritage. 1965. Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck and Lee Majors. In the town of Lonesome Camp, the Barkleys’ investment in a mine is threatened when labor unrest leads to a violent strike. (S1, E6)
Sat 27 Jan 18 5:00 Burke’s Law 1967. Who Killed My Girl? The crime-solving adventures of dashing, debonair Amos Burke (Gene Barry), an L.A.P.D. homicide captain who just happens to also be a millionaire. (S1, E29)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Sun 28 Jan 18 6:00 The Puddle-Muddle Riddle 1947. Director Hans M. Nieter A Charming Road safety film made for children in the late 40s, using the fictional town of Puddle-Muddle as an example of the correct traffic and pedestrian rules.
Sun 28 Jan 18 6:15 Naked Fury 1959. After a robbery during which the night-watchman is killed, the robbers take his daughter hostage. Stars Kenneth Cope & Reed de Rouen.
Sun 28 Jan 18 7:30 How to Refuel Your Two Stroke Motorcycle Engine in the 1940s Made in the 1940s. An informative short with a young Charles Hawtrey, explaining how to refuel your two stroke engine and a few pints in the local.
Sun 28 Jan 18 7:45 The Hurricane 1937. Drama. Director: John Ford. Stars Dorothy Lamour, Jon Hall, John Carradine & C Aubrey Smith. As a ship sails by the ruins of an island, Dr. Kersaint has a tragic story to tel.
Sun 28 Jan 18 9:45 Midnight 1945 – 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.
Sun 28 Jan 18 10:00 The Big Valley Forty Rifles. 1965. Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck and Lee Majors. With a massive cattle drive about to begin, Heath has problems gaining the respect of the 40 hands needed to carry it off (S1, E2)
Sun 28 Jan 18 11:00 A Family At War To Die for Spain. Created by John Finch. Stars Colin Douglas & Shelagh Fraser. To the family’s dismay Philip returns to Spain to fight Franco’s fascists, but will he ever come home? (S1, E2)
Sun 28 Jan 18 12:00 Jess Conrad Discusses Serious Charge Jess Conrad OBE reflects on his career and his audition and time on the film Serious Charge
Sun 28 Jan 18 12:10 Serious Charge 1959. Drama. A new vicar (Anthony Quayle) falls foul of frustrated Hester (Sarah Churchill) as she backs up a false claim made by Larry (Andrew Ray) against the vicar. Cliff Richard sings Living Doll.
Sun 28 Jan 18 14:10 BFI: Friend or Foe 1982. CCF Film. Drama. Director: John Krish. WWII evacuee David hates the Germans, but now his life has been saved by one. What is the right thing to do, tell the Army or offer his help?
Sun 28 Jan 18 15:40 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.
Sun 28 Jan 18 17:50 Celebrity Crazy Cricket in the 1950s … 1950s. Jon Pertwee, Richard Hearne, Tommy Cooper, Jerry Desmond, Edmundo Ros & Wynford Vaughan-Thomas. Filmed in Edgware, Mr Pastry performs various routines & Tommy Cooper bats in his fez.
Sun 28 Jan 18 18:00 Between Heaven & Hell 1956. Drama. Director: Richard Fleischer. Stars Robert Wagner, Buddy Ebsen, Terry Moore & Broderick Crawford. The life of Sam Gifford, from a Southern landowner to his Military service during WWII.
Sun 28 Jan 18 19:50 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.
Sun 28 Jan 18 21:00 The Human Jungle The 24-Hour Man. 1965. Stars Herbert Lom. Alvar loses control of a water-bus and risks the lives of his passengers. Desperate, he resolves to have his revenge. Guest stars Johnny Sekka. (S2, E3)
Sun 28 Jan 18 22:00 The Prime Of Miss Jean Brodie 1969. Drama. Director: Ronald Neame. Stars Maggie Smith, Celia Johnson, Robert Stephens & Gordon Jackson. A teacher wants her pupils to embrace romantic ideals rather than hard facts.
Sun 28 Jan 18 0:15 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.
Sun 28 Jan 18 1:55 Innocents In Paris 1953. Comedy. Director: Gordon Parry. Stars Margaret Rutherford, Alastair Sim, Jimmy Edwards & Ronald Shiner. A diverse group of people fly to Paris and find the city changes their lives in some way.
Sun 28 Jan 18 3:40 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.
Sun 28 Jan 18 4:00 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)
Sun 28 Jan 18 5:00 Burke’s Law 1967. Who Killed the 11th Best Dressed Woman in the World? The crime-solving adventures of dashing, debonair Amos Burke (Gene Barry), an L.A.P.D. homicide captain who is also a millionaire (S1, E30)