Talking Pictures TV Programme Schedule

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TPTV Schedule November 6th to November 12th 2017

DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Mon 06 Nov 17 06:00 Flannelfoot 1953. Crime drama directed by Maclean Rodgers and starring Ronald Howard and Mary Germaine. Crime news hack Mitchell is out to discover the identity of the notorious jewel thief ‘Flannelfoot’.
Mon 06 Nov 17 07:25 Glimpses: Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp 1934. Animation. The classic tale of Aladdin and his lamp, retold in this zany black-and-white cartoon.
Mon 06 Nov 17 07:35 Black Saddle 1959. Client: Frome. Western with Peter Breck. After his brothers are killed in a shootout, a gunfighter decides to hang up his guns and uphold the law by becoming a lawyer. (S1, E15)
Mon 06 Nov 17 08:05 Tim Langley discusses… … The Restoration of Gert & Daisy Clean Up. Tim Langley discusses with Robert Ross the issues he faced when restoring ‘Gert & Daisy Clean Up’ from two different film elements.
Mon 06 Nov 17 08:15 Gert & Daisy Clean Up 1942. Comedy. Director: Maclean Rogers. Stars Elsie Waters, Doris Waters, Iris Vandeleur & Elizabeth Hunt. The second of the three wartime features. Gert & Daisy set about denuding the street.
Mon 06 Nov 17 09:55 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.
Mon 06 Nov 17 11:25 Scotland Yard 1956. The Case of the River Morgue. Directed by Montgomery Tully. Starring Hugh Moxey, Gorgon Needham and Jane Welsh. The police are summoned when a dead body is stolen. (S1, E16)
Mon 06 Nov 17 12:00 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.
Mon 06 Nov 17 13:55 Canoeing & Camping in the 50s – Glimpses Glimpses: Great amateur colour footage of a camping and canoeing trip for a group of scouts in the late 50s, possibly along the River Wye.
Mon 06 Nov 17 14:00 The Big Valley By Force and Violence. 1966. Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck and Lee Majors. Victoria and Heath have an accident resulting in Heath becoming pinned under their heavily loaded wagon. (S1, E26)
Mon 06 Nov 17 15:00 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 06 Nov 17 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 06 Nov 17 17:50 BFI: Post Haste 1934. Factual. Humphrey Jennings’ first film as a director, a brief overview of the British postal service.
Mon 06 Nov 17 18:00 Rogue’s Rock Raising The Flag. 1974. Director Chris McMaster. Stars Clive Morton, Royston Tickner & Harold Goodwin. The return of the hit 70s ITV series, Rogue’s Rock! Where action & adventure await! (S1, E6)
Mon 06 Nov 17 18:30 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.
Mon 06 Nov 17 20:10 Glimpses – Queen Cotton 1941. Short film about the workings of the 200-year-old cotton industry in Lancashire culminating in a fashion show displaying the latest cotton designs.
Mon 06 Nov 17 20:30 Tell Me Another True Stories About Family and Relations. 1976. Personal anecdotes as told to Dick Hills. This episode stars Arthur Askey, Michael Bentine and Diana Dors. (S1, E1)
Mon 06 Nov 17 21:00 The Human Jungle A Women With Scars. 1963. Stars Herbert Lom. An MP suddenly discovers that his much younger wife is having strange compulsions. Guest stars Frank Lawton and Jeanne Moody. (S1, E10)
Mon 06 Nov 17 22:00 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 06 Nov 17 23:50 Out Of The West Saddle up, rope those steers.
Mon 06 Nov 17 00:00 Night Visitor 1971. Crime horror starring Max von Sydow, Trevor Howard and Liv Ullmann. Salem escapes from an insane asylum where he was confined for being an axe-murderer. Music by Mancini.
Mon 06 Nov 17 02:00 Beyond The Universe 1981 Sci-fi. A 21st century scientist tries to save the world after two atomic wars.
Mon 06 Nov 17 03:50 Bela Lugosi A short insight into his career, who found fame playing Dracula on Broadway for 3 years and was laid to rest in his full Dracula costume and cape.
Mon 06 Nov 17 04:00 The Human Jungle The Vacant Chair. 1963. Stars Herbert Lom. When a managing director dies during a meeting, two men immediately compete for the position. Guest stars Lloyd Lamble and Hazel Hughes. (S1, E1)
Mon 06 Nov 17 05:00 The Big Valley The Death Merchant. 1966. Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck and Lee Majors. The family welcome the cowboy who killed Tom Barkley’s murderer only to find he is now a mercenary killer. (S1, E22)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Tue 07 Nov 17 06:00 While I Live 1947. Drama. (aka The Dream of Olwen) 25 years later, a spinster still obsesses over the death of her sister, who was a composer.
Tue 07 Nov 17 07:35 Black Saddle 1959. Client: Nelson. Western with Peter Breck. After his brothers are killed in a shootout, a gunfighter decides to hang up his guns and uphold the law by becoming a lawyer. (S1, E16)
Tue 07 Nov 17 08:05 Somewhere on Leave 1943. War Comedy. Stars Frank Randle, Harry Korris & Dan Young. Wealthy Private Roy takes his soldier friends Randle, Enoch and Young to his palatial home to help him get his dream girl.
Tue 07 Nov 17 09:55 Death At Broadcasting House 1934. Drama. Director: Reginald Denham. Stars Jack Hawkins, Donald Wolfit & Ian Hunter. When an actor is murdered, Detective Inspector Gregory quickly discovers that the victim had many enemies.
Tue 07 Nov 17 11:25 Scotland Yard 1956. Destination Death. Director: Montgomery Tully. Stars Russell Napier, Paula Byrne and Melissa Stribling. A body at a London airport, and a flask of poison leads Scotland Yard to Lisbon. (S1, E17)
Tue 07 Nov 17 12:00 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.
Tue 07 Nov 17 14:00 The Big Valley The River Monarch. 1966. Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck and Lee Majors. A riverboat sunk years before with a fortune in government gold aboard is located with no trace of the gold. (S1, E27)
Tue 07 Nov 17 15:00 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 07 Nov 17 16:00 They Got Me Covered 1943. Comedy. Director: David Butler. Stars Bob Hope, Dorothy Lamour & Donald Meek. During WW2, A Pulitzer Prize-winning newspaper reporter returns to the U.S. from Moscow as a correspondent.
Tue 07 Nov 17 17:50 Glimpses – The Shaldon Carnival South Devon September 1st 1938, a day by the sea. Rare archive footage of life in a small British seaside town, featuring a parade, sailing boats and a family trip to the beach
Tue 07 Nov 17 18:00 Tom Brown’s Schooldays 1951. Starring Robert Newton, John Howard Davis, Sir Michael Hordern and Max Bygraves. A faithful rendition of the Thomas Hughes book of life at the famed Rugby School for Boys.
Tue 07 Nov 17 19:50 Bespoke Overcoat 1955. Drama. Director: Jack Clayton. Stars David Kossoff & Alfie Bass. A man’s only desire is to have an overcoat, but dies of hypothermia and so returns as a ghost demanding his friend steal him one
Tue 07 Nov 17 20:30 Tell Me Another Colleagues, Past and Present, from the World of Showbusiness. 1976. Personal anecdotes as told to Dick Hills. This episode stars Michael Bentine, Bernard Cribbins and Jim Dale. (S1, E2)
Tue 07 Nov 17 21:00 The Human Jungle Time-Check. 1963. Stars Herbert Lom. A thief seems strangely fascinated by clocks. Inspector Meredith & Dr Corder hold opposed views. Guest stars Melvyn Hayes & Gerald James. (S1, E11)
Tue 07 Nov 17 22:00 The Entertainer 1960. Drama. Director: Tony Richardson. Stars Brenda de Banzie, Roger Livesey, Joan Plowright & Laurence Olivier who earned an Oscar nomination for his performance as the seedy music hall entertainer.
Tue 07 Nov 17 00:00 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.
Tue 07 Nov 17 01:45 Games That Lovers Play 1971. Directed by Malcolm Leigh. Two ‘Madams’ Joanna Lumley as ‘Fanny Hill’ and Penny Brahms as ‘Lady Chatterley’ have a wager as to who has the best brothel.
Tue 07 Nov 17 03:30 Sprockets 1991. Golden Turkeys. Presented by Barbie Wilde & John Guerrasio. A studio based series with incredible archive access. Poor films get the comedy sketch treatment in this episode. (S1, E1)
Tue 07 Nov 17 04:00 The Human Jungle The Flip Side Man. 1963. Stars Herbert Lom. A successful pop singer fears for his career and he is convinced he has a doppelganger. Guest stars Jess Conrad and Annette Carell Laurie. (S1, E2)
Tue 07 Nov 17 05:00 The Big Valley The Fallen Hawk. 1966. Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck and Lee Majors. Heath, feeling responsible for an old friend’s injury, is determined to do all he can to help the man and his wife. (S1, E23)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Wed 08 Nov 17 06:00 Danny Boy 1941. Drama. A successful singer in America returns to Britain during the Blitz to find her ex-husband and son have fallen on hard times. Starring David Farrar and Ann Todd.
Wed 08 Nov 17 07:35 Black Saddle 1959. Client: Neal Adams. Western with Peter Breck. After his brothers are killed in a shootout, a gunfighter decides to hang up his guns and uphold the law by becoming a lawyer. (S1, E17)
Wed 08 Nov 17 08:05 Thunder Rock 1942. Supernatural drama starring Michael Redgrave, Barbara Mullen & James Mason. One of The Boulting Brothers’ finest, a disillusioned writer becomes a lighthouse keeper living in solitude.
Wed 08 Nov 17 10:10 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.
Wed 08 Nov 17 11:25 Scotland Yard 1956. Person Unknown. Directed by Montgomery Tully. Starring Russell Napier, Edward Cast and Alan Robinson. A Polish spy changed places with a would-be assassin. (S1, E18)
Wed 08 Nov 17 12:00 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.
Wed 08 Nov 17 14:00 The Big Valley The Midas Man. 1966. Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck and Lee Majors. Audra offers herself as a ‘sacrifice’ to hold off a financier about to foreclose and seize land as collateral. (S1, E28)
Wed 08 Nov 17 15:00 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 08 Nov 17 16:00 This Happy Breed 1944. Drama. Director: David Lean. Stars Robert Newton, Celia Johnson, John Mills & Stanley Holloway. After WW1, a family lead an ordinary sort of life until the outbreak of WW2.
Wed 08 Nov 17 18:10 Bond of Fear 1956. Crime Drama directed by Henry Cass and starring Dermot Walsh and Jane Barrett. Filmed at Nettlefold. A man and his family on a caravan holiday in France are taken hostage by an escaped convict.
Wed 08 Nov 17 19:30 Tell Me Another Disasters, Humiliations & Embarrassing Moments In Their Personal & Professional Lives. 1976. Personal anecdotes as told to Dick Hills. This episode stars Diana Dors, Jimmy Jewel and Ted Ray. (S1, E3)
Wed 08 Nov 17 20:00 A Family At War 1971. We Could Be A Lot Worse Off. Created by John Finch. Stars Colin Douglas & Shelagh Fraser. Freda is disturbed by her feelings for Michael. Meanwhile, Robert meets with a sticky end. (S2, E9)
Wed 08 Nov 17 21:00 The Human Jungle The Two Edged Sword. 1963. Stars Herbert Lom. Two young mothers ask Dr Corder to help them with entirely different problems. Guest stars Susan Burnet and Pauline Yates. (S1, E12)
Wed 08 Nov 17 22:00 Best Pair Of Legs In The Business 1974. Comedy. Director: Christopher Hodson. Stars Reg Varney, Diana Coupland, Lee Montague & Jean Harvey. A middle-aged compere and drag artiste is low on talent but high on ambition.
Wed 08 Nov 17 00:00 Baxter! 1973. Drama. Director: Lionel Jeffries. Stars Patricia Neal, Jean-Pierre Cassel, Sally Thomsett & Britt Ekland. Roger struggles to overcome his speech problem and tense relationship with his parents.
Wed 08 Nov 17 02:00 Against A Crooked Sky 1975. Western. A women is captured by a mysterious tribe of Indians. Her brother will stop at nothing to get her back. Directed by Earl Bellamy. Stars Richard Boone, Stewart Petersen & Henry Wilcoxon.
Wed 08 Nov 17 03:50 Man or Beast Short documentary film detailing some early Hollywood monster flicks, featuring footage from The Hunchback Of Notre Dame, The Phantom Of The Opera and Dr Jekyll And Mr Hyde
Wed 08 Nov 17 04:00 The Human Jungle Run with the Devil. 1963. Stars Herbert Lom. A religious man is suffering from amnesia. His wife however seems to be more liberated sexually. Guest stars Derek Farr & Iris Russell. (S1, E3)
Wed 08 Nov 17 05:00 The Big Valley Hazard. 1966. Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck and Lee Majors. A man arrives at the ranch looking for Heath and is shot by two trailing bounty hunters who claim he is wanted for murder. (S1, E24)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Thu 09 Nov 17 06:00 Story of Shirley Yorke 1948. Drama. Director: Maclean Rogers. Stars Dinah Sheridan, Derek Farr & John Robinson. Nurse Yorke assists her boss, Dr Napier, who is able of effecting a new treatment on the ailing wife of a Lord
Thu 09 Nov 17 07:45 Black Saddle 1959. Client: Brand. Western with Peter Breck. After his brothers are killed in a shootout, a gunfighter decides to hang up his guns and uphold the law by becoming a lawyer. (S1, E18)
Thu 09 Nov 17 08:15 Condemned 1929. Drama. Director: Wesley Ruggles. Stars Ronald Colman, Ann Harding & Dudley Digges. Colman is sent to Devil’s Island, where he becomes romantically involved with the wife of a sadistic warden.
Thu 09 Nov 17 10:00 Patricia Dainton Presents… Third Alibi. Exclusive interviews with Patricia Dainton who discusses her time on this film and her career in general. (S1, E4)
Thu 09 Nov 17 10:05 Third Alibi 1961. Drama. Directed by Montgomery Tully. Starring Laurence Payne, Patricia Dainton. A married composer finds that his affair with his wife’s half-sister has resulted in her death.
Thu 09 Nov 17 11:25 Scotland Yard 1957. The Lonely House. Directed by Montgomery Tully. Starring Russell Napier, Dorothy Bramhall and Bettina Dickson. A trap is laid for a couple running a murderous dating agency. (S1, E19)
Thu 09 Nov 17 12:00 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.
Thu 09 Nov 17 14:00 The Big Valley Tunnel of Gold. 1966. Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck and Lee Majors. The general store is invaded by outlaws who plan to tunnel across to the Baggage Depot where Barkley gold is held. (S1, E29)
Thu 09 Nov 17 15:00 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 09 Nov 17 16:00 The Gentleman Bandit 1981. Crime drama directed by Jonathan Kaplan. Based on the real-life ordeal of Baltimore priest Bernard Pagano who was arrested for a series of hold-ups.
Thu 09 Nov 17 18:00 Seance On A Wet Afternoon 1964. Thriller. Director: Bryan Forbes. Stars Richard Attenborough, Nanette Newman & Kim Stanley. A medium stages a kidnapping which she will then ‘solve’ by pretending to be psychic.
Thu 09 Nov 17 20:15 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.
Thu 09 Nov 17 20:30 Tell Me Another Early Days in Showbusiness and How They Started Their Careers. 1976. Personal anecdotes as told to Dick Hills. This episode stars Jimmy Logan, Diana Dors, Barbara Windsor and Norman Vaughan. (S1, E4)
Thu 09 Nov 17 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)
Thu 09 Nov 17 22:00 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.
Thu 09 Nov 17 23:25 BFI: The Burning 1967. Drama. A first time short by the famous director Stephen Frears. Set in South Africa in changing times.
Thu 09 Nov 17 00:00 Kansas City Confidential 1952. Thriller. Director: Phil Karlson. Stars Lee Van Cleef, Preston Foster, Jack Elam & Neville Brand. After being framed to take the heat of a bank heist, Joe must retrieve the cash for the police.
Thu 09 Nov 17 02:00 The Big Game 1995. Drama starring Gary Webster and Chris Jury. Factory worker and fly-by-night Jimmy loves a little flutter so when he receives an ‘open sesame’ to a big bucks game, he can’t resist.
Thu 09 Nov 17 04:00 The Human Jungle Thin Ice. 1963. Director: John Ainsworth. Stars Herbert Lom. A teenaged ice skater feels her family are pushing her beyond her limits. Guest stars Janina Faye and George A. Cooper. (S1, E4)
Thu 09 Nov 17 05:00 The Big Valley Into the Widow’s Web. 1966. Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck and Lee Majors. When Heath is accused of murder. Jarrod must use a new science to try to clear him. (S1, E25)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Fri 10 Nov 17 06:00 Somewhere in Camp 1942. Comedy. Directed by John E. Blakeley. Stars Harry Korris, Frank Randle & Robbie Vincent. Army buddies help Private Trevor court the daughter of their commanding officer.
Fri 10 Nov 17 07:45 Black Saddle 1959. Client: Reynolds. Western with Peter Breck. After his brothers are killed in a shootout, a gunfighter decides to hang up his guns and uphold the law by becoming a lawyer. (S1, E19)
Fri 10 Nov 17 08:15 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 10 Nov 17 09:55 Salisbury Hall – The Ghost Of Nell Gwyn 1965. Director: Frank De Felitta. A documentary-style LOST short. stars Margaret Rutherford & her husband Stringer Davis who investigate Ghostly sightings at the Goldsmith home.
Fri 10 Nov 17 10:10 Girl In the Picture 1957. Drama. Directed by Don Chaffey. Starring Donald Houston, Patrick Holt and Junia Crawford. George Keefe’s policeman brother was murdered four years ago and the killer is still on the loose.
Fri 10 Nov 17 11:25 Scotland Yard 1957. Bullet from the Past. Director: Kenneth Hume. Stars Ballard Berkeley, Robert Sansom and Philippa Hyatt. An inspector investigates the shooting of a man connected to an old cold case. (S1, E20)
Fri 10 Nov 17 12:00 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.
Fri 10 Nov 17 14:00 The Big Valley Last Train to the Fair. 1966. Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck and Lee Majors. On the railroad Audra is stricken with appendicitis and the only doctor onboard has men trying to kill him. (S1, E30)
Fri 10 Nov 17 15:00 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 10 Nov 17 16:00 The Cowboy & the Lady 1938. Drama. Director: H C Potter. Stars Gary Cooper, Merle Oberon & Walter Brennan. An adventure is born when a presidential nominee’s daughter is mistaken for a maid by a cowboy and falls in love.
Fri 10 Nov 17 17:50 Tale of a Dog 1950s. Adventure. The tale of a sheep dog. Created by Robert Hill.
Fri 10 Nov 17 18:00 Behind the Mask 1958. Drama. Directed by Brian Desmond Hurst. Stars: Michael Redgrave, Tony Britton & Carl Möhner. A newly qualified surgeon takes the blame for his drug addict colleague after the death of a patient.
Fri 10 Nov 17 20:00 The Case of the Mukkinese Battle-Horn 1956. Comedy. Stars Peter Sellers, Spike Milligan & Dick Emery. Detectives from Scotland Yard are assigned to look into the disappearance of the Mukkinese Battle-Horn.
Fri 10 Nov 17 20:30 Tell Me Another Their Lives Away from Home in Digs, Hotels and Private Homes. 1976. Personal anecdotes as told to Dick Hills. This episode stars Ted Ray and Arthur Askey. (S1, E5)
Fri 10 Nov 17 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)
Fri 10 Nov 17 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.
Fri 10 Nov 17 00:15 The Good Companions 1957. Musical comedy. Directed by J Lee Thompson. Stars Eric Portman, Celia Johnson, Thora Hird and Joyce Grenfell. A touring troupe, the ‘Dinky Doos’ are in financial trouble, can anyone help?
Fri 10 Nov 17 02:15 Life In Emergency Ward 10 1959. Drama. Based on the smash hit TV series about the daily life and the ups and downs of a hospital. Stars Michael Craig, Wilfred Hyde-White and Joan Sims.
Fri 10 Nov 17 04:00 The Human Jungle The Lost Hours. 1963. Stars Herbert Lom. A neurotic wife tries to commit suicide. Dr. Corder learns she is the least neurotic of the family. Guest stars Leonard Sachs and Ursula Howell. (S1, E5)
Fri 10 Nov 17 05:00 The Big Valley By Force and Violence. 1966. Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck and Lee Majors. Victoria and Heath have an accident resulting in Heath becoming pinned under their heavily loaded wagon. (S1, E26)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Sat 11 Nov 17 06:00 The Gorbals Story 1950. Drama. Stars Howard Connell & Russell Hunter. A Merton Park Studios Production. A young artist is almost driven to murder from the pressures of living in the Glasgow slum area.
Sat 11 Nov 17 07:30 BFI: The Glitterball 1977. Sci-Fi. Directed by Harley Cokeliss. The film that inspired ET! Two teenage boys try to help a tiny spherical alien get back to it’s mothership before a crook and the army can capture it.
Sat 11 Nov 17 08:40 Glimpses: Along Pilgrims Way Made by Walton Films around 1940, Details the Pilgrims way walk of the 120 miles. Focusing on Southampton, Winchester, Guildford and Canterbury. Great footage of the towns in the 40s in-between.
Sat 11 Nov 17 08:50 Black Saddle 1959. Client: Vardon. Western with Peter Breck. After his brothers are killed in a shootout, a gunfighter decides to hang up his guns and uphold the law by becoming a lawyer. (S1, E20)
Sat 11 Nov 17 09:20 Juggernaut 1936. Mystery. Director: Henry Edwards. Stars Boris Karloff, Joan Wyndham & Mona Goya. An evil doctor and the greedy wife of a rich man plot to poison him so they can get their hands on his money.
Sat 11 Nov 17 10:35 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.
Sat 11 Nov 17 12:00 The Man In The Sky 1957. Drama. Director: Charles Crichton. Starring Jack Hawkins, Elizabeth Sellars & Walter Fitzgerald. John Mitchell is on a flight fraught with disaster but Mitchell is determined to land the plane.
Sat 11 Nov 17 13:45 BFI: Night Mail 1936. Directors: Harry Watt & Basil Wright. Narrated by Pat Jackson. A critically acclaimed British documentary film about the operation of the 30s Royal Mail train delivery service.
Sat 11 Nov 17 14:10 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 11 Nov 17 16:00 Soldier of Fortune 1955. Drama. Director: Edward Dmytryk. Stars Clark Gable, Susan Hayward, Gene Barry and Michael Rennie. Jane Hoyt comes to Hong Kong to find her husband who has been missing for three months.
Sat 11 Nov 17 18:00 Hobson’s Choice 1954. Drama. Director: David Lean. Stars: Charles Laughton, John Mills & Brenda de Banzie. Henry Hobson’s three daughters want to marry, but he refuses as traditions require him to pay out settlements
Sat 11 Nov 17 20:10 Swiss Miss 1938. Comedy. Director: John G. Blystone. Stars Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Eric Blore and Grete Natzler. Stan & Ollie are mousetrap salesmen hoping to strike it rich in Switzerland.
Sat 11 Nov 17 21:45 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.
Sat 11 Nov 17 22:00 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.
Sat 11 Nov 17 00:00 Resurrection of Zachary Wheeler 1971. Sci-Fi starring Leslie Nielsen, Bradford Dillman and Don Haggerty. After a terrible car accident, a presidential candidate awakens in a New Mexico clinic without a trace of injury.
Sat 11 Nov 17 02:05 Warp Speed 1980. Sci-Fi. A beautiful psychic is dispatched to investigate a space shuttle when its crew mysteriously disappears. Starring Adam West and Camille Mitchell.
Sat 11 Nov 17 03:50 Glimpses Bobby Bumps at the Circus Silent Animation Comedy Short from 1916 by Earl Hurd for J.R. Bray’s cartoon studio. Bobby sneaks off to the circus with his dog Fido
Sat 11 Nov 17 04:00 The Human Jungle A Friend of the Sergeant Major. 1963. Director: Don Sharp. Stars Herbert Lom. A Doctor must write an assessment on a soldier who is being court-martialled. Guest stars Alfred Burke. (S1, E6)
Sat 11 Nov 17 05:00 The Big Valley The River Monarch. 1966. Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck and Lee Majors. A riverboat sunk years before with a fortune in government gold aboard is located with no trace of the gold. (S1, E27)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Sun 12 Nov 17 06:00 The Ring 1953. Drama. A young Mexican in Los Angeles struggles against the odds to make it as a boxer. Starring Gerald Mohr and Rita Moreno.
Sun 12 Nov 17 07:40 Force on Thunder Mountain 1978. Sci-Fi. A hiking trip into the mountains brings father and son into contact with the Force.
Sun 12 Nov 17 09:35 Black Saddle 1959. The Freebooters. Western with Peter Breck. After his brothers are killed in a shootout, a gunfighter decides to hang up his guns and uphold the law by becoming a lawyer. (S1, E21)
Sun 12 Nov 17 10:05 Winter of the Witch 1969. Short Comedy. Directed by Gerald Herman. Stars Hermione Gingold, Anna Strasberg & Roger Morgan. Based on the book ‘Old Black Witch’, A Witch struggles to adjust to the modern world.
Sun 12 Nov 17 10:30 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.
Sun 12 Nov 17 12:00 Laurel & Hardy: Home Movies Directed by Rowland V. Lee. Stars Stan Laurel & Oliver Hardy. Rare home movie footage of Stan, Ollie and other rarities!
Sun 12 Nov 17 12:30 Our Relations 1936. Comedy. Director Harry Lachman. Stars Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, James Finlayson and Daphne Pollard. Stan and Ollie’s long-lost twins are in town. All four get involved with mistaken identity.
Sun 12 Nov 17 14:00 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.
Sun 12 Nov 17 15:50 Glimpses: The Conjuror’s Party Buck Hurst, associate of the Inner Magic Circle, dazzles and bewilders children at a party in this short film
Sun 12 Nov 17 16:00 The Million Pound Note 1954. Comedy. Director: Ronald Neame. Stars Gregory Peck, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Ronald Squire & Joyce Grenfell. Two wealthy brothers loan a penniless man 1 million pounds, in the form of one note.
Sun 12 Nov 17 17:45 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.
Sun 12 Nov 17 18:00 Soldier of Fortune 1955. Drama. Director: Edward Dmytryk. Stars Clark Gable, Susan Hayward, Gene Barry and Michael Rennie. Jane Hoyt comes to Hong Kong to find her husband who has been missing for three months.
Sun 12 Nov 17 20:00 A Family At War 1971. Lend Your Loving Arms. Created by John Finch. Stars Colin Douglas & Shelagh Fraser. David confronts Sheila over missing his leave. News of Robert’s demise rocks the family. (S2, E10)
Sun 12 Nov 17 21:00 The Human Jungle The Lost Hours. 1963. Stars Herbert Lom. A neurotic wife tries to commit suicide. Dr. Corder learns she is the least neurotic of the family. Guest stars Leonard Sachs and Ursula Howell. (S1, E5)
Sun 12 Nov 17 22:00 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.
Sun 12 Nov 17 23:50 Glimpses: Call of the West 1947. Musical. Western style musical revue show featuring the vocal talents of Spade Cooley, Tex Williams and The King Sisters.
Sun 12 Nov 17 00:00 Room At The Top 1959. Drama. Director: Jack Clayton. Stars Laurence Harvey, Simone Signoret & Heather Sears. Joe Lampton arrives in a Yorkshire town with ambitions and finds solace in the arms of an older woman.
Sun 12 Nov 17 02:20 During One Night 1961. Drama. Directed and written by Sidney J Furie. Starring Don Borisenko & Susan Hampshire. A sensitive story of two airmen. One with a terrible injury and one dealing with life.
Sun 12 Nov 17 04:00 The Human Jungle 14 Ghosts. 1963. Stars Herbert Lom. Lady Shaw, wife of a high court judge, is caught stealing in a department store. Guest stars Andre Morrell and Avice Landon. (S1, E7)
Sun 12 Nov 17 05:00 The Big Valley The Midas Man. 1966. Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck and Lee Majors. Audra offers herself as a ‘sacrifice’ to hold off a financier about to foreclose and seize land as collateral. (S1, E28)

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DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Mon 13 Nov 17 06:00 Riders of the Rockies 1937. Director: Robert N Bradbury. Stars Tex Ritter, Louise Stanley, Horace Murphy & Snub Pollard. Formerly a ‘lost’ western. Tex joins an outlaw gang to clear the names of his framed & jailed pals.
Mon 13 Nov 17 07:10 Black Saddle 1959. The Saddle. Western with Peter Breck. After his brothers are killed in a shootout, a gunfighter decides to hang up his guns and uphold the law by becoming a lawyer. (S1, E22)
Mon 13 Nov 17 07:40 Dead Man’s Evidence 1963. Crime drama directed by Francis Searle and starring Conrad Phillips and Jane Griffiths. Phillips stars as a British secret agent investigating the discovery of a dead, washed up frogman.
Mon 13 Nov 17 09:00 The Steel Works in the 50s – Glimpses Glimpses: A rare glimpse into the workings of a Steel works in the UK in the 1950s.
Mon 13 Nov 17 09:05 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 13 Nov 17 11:05 Whitmonday motor racing meeting – Glimpses Glimpses: Late 1950s Classic Car Race meeting at Gamston airfield in Nottinghamshire. A must for all classic car enthusiasts.
Mon 13 Nov 17 11:25 Scotland Yard 1957. Inside Information. Director: Montgomery Tully. Starring Ronald Adam, Basil Hendon and Colette Wilde. A murder hunt is launched after a real body is used as the ‘guy’ on bonfire night. (S1, E21)
Mon 13 Nov 17 12:00 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
Mon 13 Nov 17 12:15 River Beat 1954. Crime drama directed by Guy Green. A radio operator is duped into smuggling diamonds and is caught by Customs Detective Baker (John Bentley). Starring Phyllis Kirk and Bill Nagy.
Mon 13 Nov 17 13:35 Dick Powell: Zane Grey Theatre – Man From Everywhere Man From Everywhere. Man From Everywhere. 1961. Director: Don Taylor. Stars Cesar Romero, Peter Whitney & Burt Reynolds. The Sherriff is worried about his prisoner when the local gentry begins to get
Mon 13 Nov 17 14:00 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 13 Nov 17 16:00 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.
Mon 13 Nov 17 17:35 Six Candles Made in 1960 by the British Insurance Association, this short film warns of the dangers of driving a motorcar.
Mon 13 Nov 17 18:00 Rogue’s Rock Refugee! 1975. Stars Donald Hewlett, Royston Tickner & Harold Goodwin. The return of the hit 70s ITV series, Rogue’s Rock! Where action & adventure await! (S2, E1)
Mon 13 Nov 17 18:30 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.
Mon 13 Nov 17 18:35 Home and Away 1956. Drama directed by Vernon Sewell and starring Jack Warner, Thora Hird, Harry Fowler and Kathleen Harrison. Based on ‘The Huggetts’ family rivalry when two sons win the football pools.
Mon 13 Nov 17 20:15 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 13 Nov 17 20:30 Tell Me Another 1976. True Stories About The Armed Services and the War. Personal anecdotes as told to Dick Hills. This episode stars Bernard Cribbins, Jon Pertwee and Ted Ray. (S1, E6)
Mon 13 Nov 17 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)
Mon 13 Nov 17 22:00 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.
Mon 13 Nov 17 00:30 Pride Of the Yankees 1942. Drama. Director: Sam Wood. Stars Gary Cooper, Babe Ruth, Teresa Wright & Walter Brennan. A biographical drama based on the life of baseball hall of famer Lou Gehrig.
Mon 13 Nov 17 03:00 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
Mon 13 Nov 17 04:00 The Human Jungle Fine Feathers. 1963. Stars Herbert Lom. A young couple seem to be living above their means. Penny claims she’s using a legacy to shower her husband with gifts. Guest stars Jane Merrow. (S1, E8)
Mon 13 Nov 17 05:00 The Big Valley Tunnel of Gold. 1966. Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck and Lee Majors. The general store is invaded by outlaws who plan to tunnel across to the Baggage Depot where Barkley gold is held. (S1, E29)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Tue 14 Nov 17 06:00 The Last Journey 1935. Drama directed by Bernard Vorhaus. Bob (Julien Mitchell) is distraught with his upcoming compulsory retirement and believes his wife is having an affair. The day arrives for his final journey.
Tue 14 Nov 17 07:20 Black Saddle 1959. The Long Rider. Western with Peter Breck. After his brothers are killed in a shootout, a gunfighter decides to hang up his guns and uphold the law by becoming a lawyer. (S1, E23)
Tue 14 Nov 17 07:50 Home to Danger 1951. Crime directed by Terence Fisher. Barbara (Rona Anderson) returns from abroad after her father’s suicide. A changed will leaves Barbara in mortal danger.
Tue 14 Nov 17 09:10 It’s a Wonderful World 1956. Comedy directed by Val Guest and starring Terence Morgan, George Cole, Kathleen Harrison. Two struggling composers hit on a novel way of producing music backwards!
Tue 14 Nov 17 10:55 Honey West 1965. The Fun-Fun Killer. Classic crime series produced by Aaron Spelling and starring Anne Francis. Honey and Sam investigate the murder of a toy manufacturer. (S1, E25)
Tue 14 Nov 17 11:25 Scotland Yard 1957. The Case of the Smiling Widow. Director: Montgomery Tully. Starring Russell Napier and Vernon Greeves. Police question the circumstances of an apparent suicide. (S1, E22)
Tue 14 Nov 17 12:00 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.
Tue 14 Nov 17 13:55 A Sailing We Shall Go – Glimpses Beautiful amateur colour footage of a sailing club in the late 50s. Can you name the location?
Tue 14 Nov 17 14:00 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 14 Nov 17 15:50 Glimpses: A Day At The Zoo Circa 1940. Comedic short film set inside a zoo, featuring touching scenes of animal families and hilarious footage of animals playing with the zoo keepers.
Tue 14 Nov 17 16:00 Quiet Woman 1951. Crime drama directed By John Gilling and starring Derek Bond, Jane Hylton and Dora Bryan. A proprietress of a country inn becomes involved with smugglers.
Tue 14 Nov 17 17:30 June Allyson Escape. 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, E22)
Tue 14 Nov 17 18:00 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
Tue 14 Nov 17 20:10 Comedy Cocktail 1951. EJ Fancey presents Cavalcade of some of Charlie Chaplin’s most famous comedies.
Tue 14 Nov 17 20:30 Tell Me Another 1976. True Stories About People, Famous and Forgotten. Personal anecdotes as told to Dick Hills. This episode stars Jim Dale, Jimmy Logan and Ted Ray. (S1, E7)
Tue 14 Nov 17 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)
Tue 14 Nov 17 22:00 End of the Line 1957. Directed by Charles Saunders. Starring Alan Baxter, Barbara Shelley & Jennifer Jayne. Given a fake alibi Mike robs a ‘fence’ of stolen jewels. The fence is found dead and Mike is blackmailed.
Tue 14 Nov 17 23:20 Empires, Hippodromes & Palaces The golden days of variety with memories of all your favourite stars in one nostalgic show featuring, Des O Connor, Barry Cryer, Michael Crawford, Anita Harris and many more.
Tue 14 Nov 17 00:00 Beautiful But Dangerous 1954. Drama. Rich heiress, Corby Lane (Jean Simmons), returns to a small town to repay the townsfolk for saving her life when she was a child. Starring Robert Mitchum.
Tue 14 Nov 17 01:45 The Loneliness Of The Long Distance Runner 1962. BAFTA winning drama by Tony Richardson. Icon Tom Courtenay plays a teenager sent to Borstal run by Michael Redgrave, where he discovers his talent for cross-country running
Tue 14 Nov 17 03:50 Switzerland in the 50s – Glimpses Very well shot colour amateur footage of a trip around Switzerland in the 1950s.
Tue 14 Nov 17 04:00 The Human Jungle The Wall. 1963. Stars Herbert Lom. The sudden unorthodox behaviour of Jan Zapotski leads his bewildered but devoted parents and in-laws to consult Dr Corder. Guest stars Jeremy Spenser. (S1, E9)
Tue 14 Nov 17 05:00 The Big Valley Last Train to the Fair. 1966. Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck and Lee Majors. On the railroad Audra is stricken with appendicitis and the only doctor onboard has men trying to kill him. (S1, E30)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Wed 15 Nov 17 06:00 Love From A Stranger 1937. Drama. Stars Ann Harding, Basil Rathbone & Binnie Hale. A lottery winner breaks up with her fiancé and marries a fortune hunter who proves to be dangerous.
Wed 15 Nov 17 07:45 Black Saddle 1959. The Hotel. Western with Peter Breck. After his brothers are killed in a shootout, a gunfighter decides to hang up his guns and uphold the law by becoming a lawyer. (S1, E24)
Wed 15 Nov 17 08:15 Night Was Our Friend 1951. Crime Drama. Missing for two years, Martin (Michael Gough) returns home to his wife who is now with another man. Starring Elizabeth Sellars & Michael Gough.
Wed 15 Nov 17 09:30 Old Mother Riley: Bridget’s Night Out 1936. Comedy. Stars Arthur Lucan & Kitty McShane in their first filmed sketch which made them famous.
Wed 15 Nov 17 09:50 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.
Wed 15 Nov 17 11:25 Scotland Yard 1957. The Mail Van Murder. Directed by John Knight. Starring Hy Hazell, Dennis Castle and Gordon Needham. Supt. Hammond hunts down the boss of a gang that stole a mail van. (S1, E23)
Wed 15 Nov 17 12:00 Lilli Marlene 1950. Drama. Lilli, (Lisa Daniely) the French girl whose song ‘Lilli Marlene’ is loved by the Germans and the allies alike, is captured by the Nazis and rescued by the British.
Wed 15 Nov 17 13:40 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 15 Nov 17 14:00 Piccadilly Incident 1946. War. Director: Herbert Wilcox. Stars Anna Neagle, Michael Wilding, Coral Browne & Edward Rigby. A missing Wren returns from a desert isle and finds her husband has a new wife and son.
Wed 15 Nov 17 16:00 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.
Wed 15 Nov 17 17:50 Zombies Short documentary film detailing the contributions zombie films have made to the horror genre in the last 60 years, including Night Of The Living Dead and White Zombie, starring Bela Lugosi
Wed 15 Nov 17 18:00 Way Out West 1937. Comedy. Director: James W Horne. Stars Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy & James Finlayson and Rosina Lawrence. A prospector enlists Stan and Ollie to deliver the deed to a goldmine.
Wed 15 Nov 17 19:15 Glimpses: Three Days with The Fleet It’s the late 30s and we spend three days with the Australian Navy cleaning the Pom-Pom guns, lowering the boats, taking away a kedge anchor, the admiral coming aboard and seeing HMS Canberra at sea.
Wed 15 Nov 17 19:30 Tell Me Another 1976. Stories about Starting in Showbusiness. Personal anecdotes as told to Dick Hills. This episode stars Thora Hird, Roy Hudd, Millicent Martin and Beryl Reid. (S1, E10)
Wed 15 Nov 17 20:00 A Family At War 1971. Lend Your Loving Arms. Created by John Finch. Stars Colin Douglas & Shelagh Fraser. David confronts Sheila over missing his leave. News of Robert’s demise rocks the family. (S2, E10)
Wed 15 Nov 17 21:00 The Human Jungle Solo Performance. 1965. Stars Herbert Lom. Jean Forrest’s glamorous image is shattered when the world learns of her attempted suicide. Guest stars James Villiers and Rona Anderson. (S2, E4)
Wed 15 Nov 17 22:00 The Night Caller 1965. Sci-Fi directed by John Gilling and starring John Saxon, Maurice Denham and Patricia Haines. Aliens need to find mates from another world or they’ll become extinct, they start with earth females
Wed 15 Nov 17 23:40 BFI: Lock Your Door 1949. Thriller. Directed by Anthony Gilkison. Algernon Blackwood tells his gothic story, from the series ‘A Strange Experience’.
Wed 15 Nov 17 00:00 Double X 1992. Crime drama with Bernard Hill and Norman Wisdom. Former petty thief and safecracker Arthur is the ‘brains’ behind ‘The Organisation’ but he wants out.
Wed 15 Nov 17 02:00 Glad Tidings 1953. Drama. Colonel’s adult children object to him marrying an American widow. Starring Barbara Kelly and Raymond Huntley.
Wed 15 Nov 17 03:20 Today and Everyday 1948. Factual. Directed by Cecil H Williamson, produced by E J Fancey and narrated by Frank Phillips. A rare short informative film with some superb vintage footage of locomotives.
Wed 15 Nov 17 04:00 The Human Jungle A Women With Scars. 1963. Stars Herbert Lom. An MP suddenly discovers that his much younger wife is having strange compulsions. Guest stars Frank Lawton and Jeanne Moody. (S1, E10)
Wed 15 Nov 17 05:00 Saints & Sinners 1965. Luscious Lois. Human stories uncovered by the reporters of the New York City ‘Record’ newspaper. (S1, E9)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Thu 16 Nov 17 06:00 Shipmates O’ Mine 1936. Musical. Directed by Oswald Mitchell. Stars John Garrick, Jean Adrienne, Wallace Lupino. Throughout The Years story with songs and sentiments following the life of a sailor.
Thu 16 Nov 17 07:40 Black Saddle 1959. Client: Peter Warren. Western with Peter Breck. After his brothers are killed in a shootout, a gunfighter decides to hang up his guns and uphold the law by becoming a lawyer. (S1, E25)
Thu 16 Nov 17 08:10 Man From Tangier 1957. Drama. Directed by Lance Comfort. Starring Robert Hutton, Lisa Gastoni & Martin Benson. Chuck Collins finds himself involved in a passport and forgery racket, just through taking the wrong coat!
Thu 16 Nov 17 09:30 Honey West 1965. Pop Goes The Easel. Classic crime series produced by Aaron Spelling and starring Anne Francis. A famous artist causes problems for Honey and Sam. (S1, E26)
Thu 16 Nov 17 10:00 Dangerous Cargo 1954. Drama directed by John Harlow. Tim (Jack Watling) is tricked by a wartime friend (Terence Alexander) into revealing details of a gold shipment.
Thu 16 Nov 17 11:20 Cycling Proficiency in the late 50s Amateur footage of an original cycling proficiency test taken by all ages in the late 1950s
Thu 16 Nov 17 11:25 Scotland Yard 1957. The Tyburn Case. Director: David Paltenghi. Stars John Warwick, Patricia Marmont and Howard Marion Crawford. Supt. Reynolds suspects a lawyer drowned a widow for the insurance money. (S1, E24)
Thu 16 Nov 17 12:00 The First Travelling Saleslady 1956. Comedy Western. A corset store owner goes broke and becomes a traveling sales lady in Texas 1897. Starring Ginger Rogers, Barry Nelson and a young Clint Eastwood.
Thu 16 Nov 17 13:50 Treetop Daredevils – Glimpses From the 1940s. A documentary on the amazing techniques used by loggers to fell trees and the lumberjacks who risk life and limb to get wood to the Sawmill.
Thu 16 Nov 17 14:00 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.
Thu 16 Nov 17 16:00 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 16 Nov 17 17:50 BFI: Post Haste 1934. Factual. Humphrey Jennings’ first film as a director, a brief overview of the British postal service.
Thu 16 Nov 17 18:00 Boy on A Dolphin 1957. Drama. Director: Jean Negulesco. Stars Sophia Loren, Alan Ladd, Clifton Webb and Alexis Minotis. A sponge diver on a Greek island discovers a sunken ship filled with artefacts.
Thu 16 Nov 17 20:15 Dover – Glimpses 1943. US broadcaster Edward Murrow looks back at Britain’s stoic response to the Battle Of Britain in this short film produced by the Ministry of Information
Thu 16 Nov 17 20:30 Tell Me Another 1976. No Particular Theme. Personal anecdotes as told to Dick Hills. This episode stars Arthur Askey, Bill Maynard and Barbara Windsor. (S1, E9)
Thu 16 Nov 17 21:00 The Human Jungle Ring of Hate. 1965. Stars Herbert Lom. Why does Leigh Garner, training for a boxing championship, react so violently against his father? Guest stars Dudley Sutton and Bernard Lee. (S2, E5)
Thu 16 Nov 17 22:00 Grand National Night 1953. Crime drama filmed at Nettlefold and a George Minter production. A horse-trainer kills his spiteful wife after a bitter fight and tries to cover up the murder. Starring Nigel Patrick.
Thu 16 Nov 17 23:40 Glimpses: Families Of The World 1977. An educational introduction to 70s England. Meet the Newton family in Leeds and see Baim School & Elland Road. We also visit York, London & the Lake District. Ending in a brief look at Scotland.
Thu 16 Nov 17 00:00 Serena 1962. Drama. Directed by Peter Maxwell. Starring Patrick Holt, Emrys Jones & Honor Blackman. An inspector strives to solve the mystery of an artist’s dead wife. The artist becomes the main suspect.
Thu 16 Nov 17 01:15 Dangerous Charter 1961. Drama. The crew of a fishing boat discovers a deserted yacht at sea and claim it for salvage but there is a dead body on board.
Thu 16 Nov 17 02:50 Invisible Message 1935. Western. Directed by Albert Herman. Starring Guinn ‘Big Boy’ Williams & Marion Shilling. A cowboy comes to aid a rancher threatened by bandits who believe there is treasure buried on her land.
Thu 16 Nov 17 04:00 The Human Jungle Time-Check. 1963. Stars Herbert Lom. A thief seems strangely fascinated by clocks. Inspector Meredith & Dr Corder hold opposed views. Guest stars Melvyn Hayes & Gerald James. (S1, E11)
Thu 16 Nov 17 05:00 Saints & Sinners 1965. Guest starring Paul Muni. A Shame For The Diamond Wedding. Human stories uncovered by the reporters of the New York City ‘Record’ newspaper. (S1, E10)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Fri 17 Nov 17 06:00 Lena Rivers 1932. Drama starring Charlotte Henry, Morgan Galloway and Beryl Mercer. Young Lena, born out of wedlock, goes to live with a rich uncle, but his wife and daughter don’t like her one bit.
Fri 17 Nov 17 07:15 Black Saddle 1959. The Freight Line. Western with Peter Breck. After his brothers are killed in a shootout, a gunfighter decides to hang up his guns and uphold the law by becoming a lawyer. (S1, E26)
Fri 17 Nov 17 07:45 Life In Danger 1959. Crime thriller directed by Terry Bishop and stars Derren Nesbitt. A child murderer escapes from an asylum.
Fri 17 Nov 17 09:00 Witness In The Dark 1959. Drama. A burglar murders an old woman but a girl who is blind ‘witnesses’ the robber as he flees. Starring Patricia Dainton, Conrad Phillips and Nigel Green.
Fri 17 Nov 17 10:15 Ambush In Leopard Street 1962. Crime Thriller. Stars James Kenney & Bruce Seton. A retired thief forms a gang for one last job, a diamond shipment. With good locations and a British cast it’s an enjoyable British B film.
Fri 17 Nov 17 11:25 Scotland Yard 1957. The White Cliffs Mystery. Directed by Montgomery Tully. Starring Russell Napier, Yvonne Andre and Peter Bathurst. A dead rocket engineer was being blackmailed. But why – and by whom? (S1, E25)
Fri 17 Nov 17 12:00 Clash By Night 1963. Drama. Directed by Montgomery Tully. Starring Terence Longdon, Jennifer Jayne & Harry Fowler. A prison bus enroute to jail is hijacked by a gang determined to free their leader.
Fri 17 Nov 17 13:30 June Allyson Piano Man. 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, E23)
Fri 17 Nov 17 14:00 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.
Fri 17 Nov 17 15:50 Switzerland in the 50s – Glimpses Very well shot colour amateur footage of a trip around Switzerland in the 1950s.
Fri 17 Nov 17 16:00 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.
Fri 17 Nov 17 17:40 Whitmonday motor racing meeting – Glimpses Glimpses: Late 1950s Classic Car Race meeting at Gamston airfield in Nottinghamshire. A must for all classic car enthusiasts.
Fri 17 Nov 17 18:00 Charade 1963. Drama. Romance and suspense in Paris as a woman is pursued for her murdered husband’s stolen fortune. Stars Cary Grant, Audrey Hepburn & Walter Matthau.
Fri 17 Nov 17 20:20 Glimpses – Roamin’ In Scotland Roamin’ In Scotland. Short film about a tourist’s trip through Scotland detailing noteworthy locations and historical figures.
Fri 17 Nov 17 20:30 Tell Me Another 1976. Stories about Families and Friends. Personal anecdotes as told to Dick Hills. This episode stars Thora Hird, Roy Hudd, George Melly and Warren Mitchell. (S1, E11)
Fri 17 Nov 17 21:00 The Human Jungle Conscience on a Rack. 1965. Stars Herbert Lom. Life’s become a nightmare for Dorothy. She can’t bring herself to tell Dr. Corder why she’s being blackmailed. Guest stars Flora Robson. (S2, E6)
Fri 17 Nov 17 22:00 Undercover Agent 1953. Crime Drama. An auditor (Dermot Walsh) is caught up in a murder and espionage whilst visiting a company. Starring Hazel Court.
Fri 17 Nov 17 23:25 Haunted Palace 1949. Directed by Richard Fisher. This short film documentary features Shaw Desmond, founder of the International Institute for Psychical Research. Shaw relates several famous British hauntings.
Fri 17 Nov 17 00:00 God’s Little Acre 1958. Comedy Drama. Directed by Anthony Mann. Starring Robert Ryan, Tina Louise & Aldo Ray. A poor farmer is obsessed with finding gold on his land supposedly buried by his grandfather.
Fri 17 Nov 17 02:10 What a Whopper 1960. Comedy. What a Whopper is a comedy from former documentarist Gilbert Gunn. Adam Faith stars in this tale about a struggling writer who fakes photographs of the Loch Ness monster.
Fri 17 Nov 17 04:00 The Human Jungle The Two Edged Sword. 1963. Stars Herbert Lom. Two young mothers ask Dr Corder to help them with entirely different problems. Guest stars Susan Burnet and Pauline Yates. (S1, E12)
Fri 17 Nov 17 05:00 Saints & Sinners 1965. Judith Was A Lady. Human stories uncovered by the reporters of the New York City ‘Record’ newspaper. (S1, E11)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Sat 18 Nov 17 06:00 Lash 1934. Drama. A moral tale of a millionaire who has a weakling son (John Mills) who fails his father at every turn. One of John Mills’ first films.
Sat 18 Nov 17 07:15 Black Saddle 1959. Murdock. Western with Peter Breck. After his brothers are killed in a shootout, a gunfighter decides to hang up his guns and uphold the law by becoming a lawyer. (S1, E27)
Sat 18 Nov 17 07:45 The Masquerader 1933. Drama. Director: Richard Wallace. Starring: Ronald Colman, Elissa Landi and Juliette Compton. A politician enlists his doppelganger cousin to take his place to ease the pressure of his life.
Sat 18 Nov 17 09:25 Down Among The Z Men 1952. Comedy directed by Maclean Rogers and starring Michael Bentine, Harry Secombe, Spike Milligan and Peter Sellers. Prof. Pureheart loses a secret formula in the grocery shop.
Sat 18 Nov 17 10:50 Saps At Sea 1940. Comedy. Director: Gordon Douglas. Stars Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, James Finlayson, Richard Cramer & Ben Turpin. Oliver suffers a nervous breakdown as a result of working in a horn factory
Sat 18 Nov 17 12:00 Oliver Hardy Interview Oliver Hardy reminisces about his 23-year relationship with Stan Laurel and his early career before the famous partnership was formed, in an interview with Jack Mangan
Sat 18 Nov 17 12:05 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.
Sat 18 Nov 17 13:50 Glimpses: Trooping the Colour 1929 1929. Factual. Rare, short archive footage of the Trooping of the Colour in 1929.
Sat 18 Nov 17 13:55 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.
Sat 18 Nov 17 15:45 Glimpses: Yukon Jake 1924. Comedy Short. Director: Del Lord. Stars Ben Turpin, Natalie Kingston & Bud Ross. Cyclone Bill, the Sherriff, has trouble when Yukon and his gang arrive.
Sat 18 Nov 17 16:00 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.
Sat 18 Nov 17 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.
Sat 18 Nov 17 18:00 Today and Everyday 1948. Factual. Directed by Cecil H Williamson, produced by E J Fancey and narrated by Frank Phillips. A rare short informative film with some superb vintage footage of locomotives.
Sat 18 Nov 17 18:40 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.
Sat 18 Nov 17 20:25 Coronation Day 1953 in Coxhoe, County Durham – Glimpses Astounding amateur footage of the village coming together on a special occasion, the parade, the costumes and the tea party!
Sat 18 Nov 17 20:30 Pardon Us 1931. Comedy. Director: James Parrott. Stars Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy & James Finlayson. Stan & Ollie are sent to prison after selling their own home brew during prohibition in their first feature.
Sat 18 Nov 17 22:00 Beyond the Valley of the Dolls 1970. Drama. Director: Russ Meyer. Stars Dolly Read, Cynthia Myers, Marcia McBroom & John LaZar. Three girls go to Hollywood to make it big but find only a scene of debauchery, drugs and rock ‘n’ roll
Sat 18 Nov 17 00:10 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.
Sat 18 Nov 17 01:55 Double Confession 1950. Drama. Starring Derek Farr, Joan Hopkins & Peter Lorre. Farr visits his ex-wife only to find her murdered. In his attempts to find the killer he meets gang boss William Hartnell.
Sat 18 Nov 17 03:35 BFI: Night Mail 1936. Directors: Harry Watt & Basil Wright. Narrated by Pat Jackson. A critically acclaimed British documentary film about the operation of the 30s Royal Mail train delivery service.
Sat 18 Nov 17 04:00 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)
Sat 18 Nov 17 05:00 Saints & Sinners 1965. A Night of Horns and Bells. Human stories uncovered by the reporters of the New York City ‘Record’ newspaper. (S1, E12)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Sun 19 Nov 17 06:00 Mysterious Mr Davis 1936. Comedy. Businessman Julian (Henry Kendall) invents an important but imaginary partner to stave off his creditors. Stars Alastair Sim.
Sun 19 Nov 17 07:10 Black Saddle 1959. Apache Trail. Western with Peter Breck. After his brothers are killed in a shootout, a gunfighter decides to hang up his guns and uphold the law by becoming a lawyer. (S1, E28)
Sun 19 Nov 17 07:40 BFI: Eagle Rock 1964. CFF Film. Directed by Henry Geddes. Featuring Pip Rolls, Christine Thomas & Stephen Morris. David is a stubborn London teenager frustrated when forbidden to climb a local mountain.
Sun 19 Nov 17 08:55 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 19 Nov 17 10:25 Dick Tracy (1945) 1945. Action. Director: William Berke. Stars Morgan Conway, Anne Jeffreys, Mike Mazurki. Police detective Dick Tracy must identify and apprehend a serial killer known as ‘Splitface’.
Sun 19 Nov 17 11:45 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.
Sun 19 Nov 17 12:00 Boy on A Dolphin 1957. Drama. Director: Jean Negulesco. Stars Sophia Loren, Alan Ladd, Clifton Webb and Alexis Minotis. A sponge diver on a Greek island discovers a sunken ship filled with artefacts.
Sun 19 Nov 17 14:15 Behemoth The Seamonster 1959. Sci-Fi. Atomic marine tests cause the resurrection of a dormant sea-monster who then threatens to destroy London.
Sun 19 Nov 17 15:45 A Pilgrimage Through Palestine 1944. Director: Philip Brown. Visit Haifa, the Sea of Galilee, Tiberius, Capernium, Jericho, Bethlehem, Jerusalem, and the daily lives of the local fishermen, shepherds and townspeople.
Sun 19 Nov 17 16:00 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.
Sun 19 Nov 17 17:45 Salisbury Hall – The Ghost Of Nell Gwyn 1965. Director: Frank De Felitta. A documentary-style LOST short. stars Margaret Rutherford & her husband Stringer Davis who investigate Ghostly sightings at the Goldsmith home.
Sun 19 Nov 17 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.
Sun 19 Nov 17 19:50 Glimpses: Wide Open Town Extracts from well-known Western starring William Boyd as Hopalong Cassidy made in 1941.
Sun 19 Nov 17 20:00 A Family At War 1971. Hazard. Created by John Finch. Stars Keith Drinkel & Jeff Shankley. Out in the Western Desert, Phillip comes to the aid of a Sergeant stuck in an abandoned vehicle riddled with mines. (S2, E11)
Sun 19 Nov 17 21:00 The Human Jungle A Friend of the Sergeant Major. 1963. Director: Don Sharp. Stars Herbert Lom. A Doctor must write an assessment on a soldier who is being court-martialled. Guest stars Alfred Burke. (S1, E6)
Sun 19 Nov 17 22:00 The Boston Strangler 1968. Drama. Director: Richard Fleischer. Stars Tony Curtis, Henry Fonda, George Kennedy & Sally Kellerman. When a string of women in Boston start turning up dead, the police launch an investigation.
Sun 19 Nov 17 00:20 The Terror 1963. Horror. Director: Roger Corman. Stars Boris Karloff, Jack Nicholson, Sandra Knight & Dick Miller. A French soldier loses contact with his unit and is forced to wander alone near the Baltic Sea.
Sun 19 Nov 17 01:55 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
Sun 19 Nov 17 03:45 Matinee Idols A look at the Matinee Idols that shaped cinema.
Sun 19 Nov 17 04:00 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 19 Nov 17 05:00 Saints & Sinners 1965. A Taste of Evil. Human stories uncovered by the reporters of the New York City ‘Record’ newspaper. (S1, E13)

November 20th to November 26th

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DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Mon 20 Nov 17 06:00 Shadow of A Man 1954. Crime drama. A town drunk is found dead and the police suspect murder. Starring Paul Carpenter.
Mon 20 Nov 17 07:20 Black Saddle 1959. Stars Peter Breck. After his brothers are killed, a gunfighter decides to hang up his guns and uphold the law by becoming a lawyer. (S1, E29)
Mon 20 Nov 17 07:50 Vicar of Bray 1937. A Julius Hagen Production. Torn from his poor Irish parish to the Royal court in London, the Vicar finds himself appointed tutor to Charles I’s young son. Stars Stanley Holloway & Hugh Miller.
Mon 20 Nov 17 09:10 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.
Mon 20 Nov 17 09:15 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.
Mon 20 Nov 17 10:55 Take Two Valerie Leon Interview. Our new series Take Two. Well-known faces from much loved British films and classic television shows talk about their lives and careers in the business. (S1, E6)
Mon 20 Nov 17 11:25 Scotland Yard 1957. Night Crossing. Directed by Montgomery Tully. Starring Russell Napier, John Serret and Andre Maranne. The quiet of an idyllic port town is shattered when a body is found on the beach. (S1, E26)
Mon 20 Nov 17 12:00 Liz Fraser Night we Dropped a Clanger. Liz Fraser discusses her character and gives special anecdotes and stories from her time in the film
Mon 20 Nov 17 12:05 The Night We Dropped a Clanger 1959. A Wing Commander (Brian Rix) is on a mission to find out about the flying bomb. Stars William Hartnell, Leslie Phillips, Leo Franklyn & Liz Fraser.
Mon 20 Nov 17 13:50 Glimpses Bobby Bumps at the Circus Silent Animation Comedy Short from 1916 by Earl Hurd for J.R. Bray’s cartoon studio. Bobby sneaks off to the circus with his dog Fido
Mon 20 Nov 17 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 20 Nov 17 15:40 Glimpses – Journey Into France Educational travelogue directed & photographed by Gunther V. Fritsch. Remarkable footage of a journey through France in the early ’50s, mainly by boat along the rivers and canals.
Mon 20 Nov 17 16:00 A Kid For Two Farthings 1955. Comedy. Director: Carol Reed. Stars Diana Dors, Celia Johnson, David Kossoff & Brenda De Banzie. A boy, who is heartbroken when his pet chicken disappears, buys a goat believing it is a unicorn.
Mon 20 Nov 17 17:45 Glimpses: Pen Pictures from Denmark … Denmark. 1949. A Danish child writes to his English friends about his summer holiday in a traditional seaside family camp.
Mon 20 Nov 17 18:00 Rogue’s Rock Network! 1975. Stars Donald Hewlett, Royston Tickner & Harold Goodwin. The return of the hit 70s ITV series, Rogue’s Rock! Where action & adventure await! (S2, E2)
Mon 20 Nov 17 18:30 The Scamp 1957. Crime drama directed by Wolf Rilla and starring Richard Attenborough, Dorothy Alison, Colin Petersen. Todd Dawson is a ten year old waif with a drunken scallywag for a father.
Mon 20 Nov 17 20:15 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.
Mon 20 Nov 17 20:30 Tell Me Another 1976. Stories about ‘My Early Life. Personal anecdotes as told to Dick Hills. This episode stars Marti Caine. David Jacobs, George Melly and Spike Milligan. (S1, E12)
Mon 20 Nov 17 21:00 The Human Jungle The Quick and The Dead. 1965. Stars Herbert Lom. A racing driver is so desperate to stay in front that he always demands too much from his machine. Guest stars Robert Beatty & Joanne Dainton (S2, E7)
Mon 20 Nov 17 22:00 Beyond the Valley of the Dolls 1970. Drama. Director: Russ Meyer. Stars Dolly Read, Cynthia Myers, Marcia McBroom & John LaZar. Three girls go to Hollywood to make it big but find only a scene of debauchery, drugs and rock ‘n’ roll
Mon 20 Nov 17 00:10 Damnation Alley 1977. Sci-Fi. Director Jack Smight. Stars Jan-Michael Vincent, George Peppard and Dominique Sanda. A group who survived World War 3 attempt to drive across the wasteland hoping to find survivors.
Mon 20 Nov 17 02:00 Up River 1979. Drama. Murder, violence and greed haunt a young man’s dream of forming a life from the untamed wilds of British Columbia at the turn of the century.
Mon 20 Nov 17 03:45 Glimpses: A Cornish Holiday Beautiful footage of Porthleven, Cornwall June 1950. A parade in the high street, a family trip to a small local beach, a boat trip and frolics on the shore.
Mon 20 Nov 17 04:00 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)
Mon 20 Nov 17 05:00 Saints & Sinners 1965. The Home-Coming Bit. Human stories uncovered by the reporters of the New York City ‘Record’ newspaper. (S1, E14)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Tue 21 Nov 17 06:00 Music Hall 1934. Musical. Director: John Baxter. Stars George Carney, Ben Field, Mark Daly & Helena Pickard. A rare film put out by Twickenham Film Studios which includes many original music hall acts.
Tue 21 Nov 17 07:25 Black Saddle 1959. Stars Peter Breck. After his brothers are killed, a gunfighter decides to hang up his guns and uphold the law by becoming a lawyer. (S1, E30)
Tue 21 Nov 17 07:55 Peg Of Old Drury 1935. Drama. Directed by Herbert Willcox. A minor British classic. When actress Peg (Anna Neagle) is jilted by Michael (Jack Hawkins) Peg becomes a famous Drury Lane actress. Stars Cedric Hardwicke
Tue 21 Nov 17 09:25 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.
Tue 21 Nov 17 11:25 Scotland Yard 1958. Print of Death. Directed by Montgomery Tully. Starring John Warwick, Tim Turner and Phil Brown. A payroll van is pulled over by a police car, the guards shot and the payroll stolen. (S1, E27)
Tue 21 Nov 17 12:00 Liz Fraser Desert Mice. Liz Fraser discusses her character and gives special anecdotes and stories from her time in the film
Tue 21 Nov 17 12:05 Desert Mice 1959. Comedy. Set in WW2, this is the story of an ENSA troupe of entertainers. Starring Sid James, Dora Bryan, Alfred Marks and Liz Fraser.
Tue 21 Nov 17 13:45 Abbott & Costello 1948. Comedy. Castle Films. Two hapless freight handlers encounter Dracula, the Frankenstein Monster & the Wolf Man. Director: Charles Barton. Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Lon Chaney Jr.
Tue 21 Nov 17 14:00 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 21 Nov 17 15:40 Glimpses: Families Of The World 1977. An educational introduction to 70s England. Meet the Newton family in Leeds and see Baim School & Elland Road. We also visit York, London & the Lake District. Ending in a brief look at Scotland.
Tue 21 Nov 17 16:00 An Alligator Named Daisy 1955. Comedy. Director: J Lee Thompson. Stars Donald Sinden, Jeannie Carson, James Robertson. When Peter Weston returns to England he finds that Daisy, a tame alligator, has been left in his care.
Tue 21 Nov 17 17:45 Glimpses – Highlights of Variety Happy Tate Jr. Highlights of Variety. Highlights from the acts of Bell & Howell Music Hall. Includes singing trio The Radio Three xylophonist Teddy Brown and a sketch from Harry Tate
Tue 21 Nov 17 18:00 The Big Trail 1930. Western. Director: Raoul Walsh. Stars John Wayne, Marguerite Churchill & Tyrone Power Sr. Breck Coleman agrees to lead & protect pioneers trying to make their way on the treacherous Oregon Trail
Tue 21 Nov 17 20:10 Glimpses: Western Melodies Stars Dick Foran & Anne Gwynne. A collection of musical numbers from the Westerns, featuring archive footage of frontier life.
Tue 21 Nov 17 20:30 Tell Me Another 1976. Stories about Showbusiness Careers. Personal anecdotes as told to Dick Hills. This episode stars Ray Alan, Marti Caine, Thora Hird and David Jacobs. (S1, E13)
Tue 21 Nov 17 21:00 The Human Jungle The Man Who Fell Apart. 1965. Starts Herbert Lom. The wife of an interior decorator fears that her husband’s odd behaviour is due to overwork. Guest stars Rita Tushingham and Barbara Shelley (S2, E8)
Tue 21 Nov 17 22:00 The Innocents 1961. Horror. Director: Jack Clayton. Stars Deborah Kerr, Michael Redgrave, Pamela Franklin & Peter Wyngarde. A Governess believes ghosts are causing the children’s bizarre behaviour.
Tue 21 Nov 17 00:00 Captain’s Table 1936. Crime drama starring Percy Marmont. On board a luxury liner, a passenger is murdered and suspects are plentiful. Can the Captain find the killer?
Tue 21 Nov 17 01:10 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.
Tue 21 Nov 17 02:55 Born Of The Sea Born Of The Sea 1949. A mysterious baby is found in a boat at sea. Where is he from? A charming portrait of a small coastal community in Coverack. Stars Dorothea Paul Directed by Anthony Mavrogordato
Tue 21 Nov 17 03:55 Talkies: John Finch – The Writer The Writer. Exclusive interview with John Finch, creator of A Family at War. John discusses the importance of the writer on such a large series.
Tue 21 Nov 17 04:00 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)
Tue 21 Nov 17 05:00 Saints & Sinners 1965. Slug It, Miss Joyous. Human stories uncovered by the reporters of the New York City ‘Record’ newspaper. (S1, E15)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Wed 22 Nov 17 06:00 Lazybones 1934. Comedy. Reg is expected to marry a wealthy American (Claire Luce) but she has been swindled and is penniless.
Wed 22 Nov 17 07:15 Black Saddle 1959. Stars Peter Breck. After his brothers are killed, a gunfighter decides to hang up his guns and uphold the law by becoming a lawyer. (S1, E31)
Wed 22 Nov 17 07:45 Street Song 1935. Musical. Director: Bernard Vorhaus. Stars John Garrick, René Ray & Wally Patch. Lucy & her brother are struggling to make a go of their Soho pet shop, until Lucy meets Tom, a street singer.
Wed 22 Nov 17 09:05 Glimpses – The Shaldon Carnival South Devon September 1st 1938, a day by the sea. Rare archive footage of life in a small British seaside town, featuring a parade, sailing boats and a family trip to the beach
Wed 22 Nov 17 09:15 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.
Wed 22 Nov 17 10:55 Take Two Shirley Eaton Interview. Our new series Take Two. Well-known faces from much loved British films and classic television shows talk about their lives and careers in the business. (S1, E12)
Wed 22 Nov 17 11:25 Scotland Yard 1958. Crime of Honour. Directed by Montgomery Tully. Starring Russell Napier, Ivan Craig and Jean Lodge. A Thames Estuary dredger drags a man’s body from the bed of the river. (S1, E28)
Wed 22 Nov 17 12:00 Inn For Trouble 1960. Comedy. Based on the hit TV series, The Larkins. Peggy Mount and David Kossoff are given a pub to run but face many problems.
Wed 22 Nov 17 13:45 Glimpses: Beach Angling In Lowestoft Circa 1960s. Archive footage of Lowestoft’s beach anglers and their families spending the day fishing by the shore.
Wed 22 Nov 17 14:00 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.
Wed 22 Nov 17 15:50 BFI: Post Haste 1934. Factual. Humphrey Jennings’ first film as a director, a brief overview of the British postal service.
Wed 22 Nov 17 16:00 Up In The World 1956. Comedy. Director: John Paddy Carstairs. Stars Norman Wisdom, Maureen Swanson & Jerry Desmonde. A window cleaner works at a country estate where the owner’s son is threatened by kidnappers.
Wed 22 Nov 17 17:45 Glimpses: WW1 The War Years A short instructional film detailing the history of the First World War for younger audiences.
Wed 22 Nov 17 18:00 The Big Money 1956. Comedy. Directed by John Paddy Carstairs and starring Ian Carmichael, Belinda Lee and Leslie Philips. A petty thief gets more than he bargained for when he steals a briefcase full of money.
Wed 22 Nov 17 19:45 Glimpses: Yesterday Lives Again A collection of antique newsreel footage featuring popular personalities of the early 1900s including the Wright Brothers, Lillian Russell and Buffalo Bill
Wed 22 Nov 17 20:00 A Family At War 1971. Hazard. Created by John Finch. Stars Keith Drinkel & Jeff Shankley. Out in the Western Desert, Phillip comes to the aid of a Sergeant stuck in an abandoned vehicle riddled with mines. (S2, E11)
Wed 22 Nov 17 21:00 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)
Wed 22 Nov 17 22:00 Bitter Harvest 1963. Drama. Director: Peter Graham Scott. Stars Alan Badel, Anne Cunningham, Janet Munro & John Stride. A young Welsh girl leaves her home with the intention to seek a glamorous life in London.
Wed 22 Nov 17 23:50 Your Voice on the Telephone – Glimpses Glimpses: Early 1950s Instructional film on how to use the Telephone and how it works.
Wed 22 Nov 17 00:00 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.
Wed 22 Nov 17 02:00 Unpublished Story 1942. War. Director: Harold French. Stars Richard Greene, Valerie Hobson & Basil Radford. A war correspondent during WW2 returns to London and becomes suspicious of a peace organisation.
Wed 22 Nov 17 03:40 BFI: Listen to Britain 1942. Factual. A depiction of life in wartime England during the Second World War. Director Humphrey Jennings visits many aspects of civilian life. Stars Leonard Brockington & Joseph Macleod
Wed 22 Nov 17 04:00 The Human Jungle Solo Performance. 1965. Stars Herbert Lom. Jean Forrest’s glamorous image is shattered when the world learns of her attempted suicide. Guest stars James Villiers and Rona Anderson. (S2, E4)
Wed 22 Nov 17 05:00 Saints & Sinners 1965. The Year Joan Crawford Won the Oscar. Human stories uncovered by the reporters of the New York City ‘Record’ newspaper. (S1, E16)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Thu 23 Nov 17 06:00 Glimpses – Darwin Was Right Darwin Was Right. Short comedic film about a day at London Zoo including a sea lion show and a monkey garden party.
Thu 23 Nov 17 06:10 Young & Beautiful 1934. Drama. Directed by Joseph Santley and starring William Haines, Judith Allen and Joseph Cawthorn. An agent tries to make his actress girlfriend a star, but runs the risk of losing her.
Thu 23 Nov 17 07:20 Black Saddle 1959. Stars Peter Breck. After his brothers are killed, a gunfighter decides to hang up his guns and uphold the law by becoming a lawyer. (S1, E32)
Thu 23 Nov 17 07:50 Dusty Ermine 1936. Drama directed by Bernard Vorhaus and starring Margaret Rutherford and Anthony Bushell. Going ‘straight’ after being in jail, Jim is suspected when forged notes start circulating in the area.
Thu 23 Nov 17 09:35 Three Men In A Boat 1956. Comedy. Director: Ken Annakin. Stars Laurence Harvey, Jimmy Edwards & David Tomlinson. Based on the Jerome K Jerome novel. The story follows three men who decide to go on holiday on the Thames.
Thu 23 Nov 17 11:25 Scotland Yard 1958. The Cross-Road Gallows. Directed by Montgomery Tully. Starring John Warwick, David Lodge and Tim Turner. A farmer finds the occupants of a caravan dead inside. (S1, E29)
Thu 23 Nov 17 12:00 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.
Thu 23 Nov 17 12:15 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 23 Nov 17 14:00 Concorde In Flight – Glimpses 1969. Silver Screen Presents, Concorde. The first test flight from Toulouse, France, made with the British Airports Authorities. Includes shots of Trafalgar Square & the Royal family viewing the event
Thu 23 Nov 17 14:10 The Princess & The Pirate 1944. Adventure. Director: David Butler. Stars Bob Hope, Virginia Mayo, Walter Brennan & Victor McLaglen. When pirates attacks cowardly actor Sylvester’s ship, he isn’t quite the hero he’d said he was
Thu 23 Nov 17 16:00 Glimpses – West of Inverness Silent film footage of the Scottish highlands with occasional information boards giving details about highland life.
Thu 23 Nov 17 16:15 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 23 Nov 17 18:00 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.
Thu 23 Nov 17 18:15 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.
Thu 23 Nov 17 20:00 Take Two Sylvia Syms Interview. Our new series Take Two. Well-known faces from much loved British films and classic television shows talk about their lives and careers in the business. (S1, E1)
Thu 23 Nov 17 20:30 Tell Me Another 1976. Stories about General Experiences. Personal anecdotes as told to Dick Hills. This episode stars Roy Hudd, Millicent Martin, George Melly and Spike Milligan. (S1, E14)
Thu 23 Nov 17 21:00 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)
Thu 23 Nov 17 22:00 Whirlpool 1959. Drama. Director: Lewis Allen. Stars Juliette Greco, Muriel Pavlow & Marius Goring. On the run from her murderous wartime partner in crime, Hermann, Lora hides on a small cargo boat.
Thu 23 Nov 17 23:50 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 23 Nov 17 00:00 Penny Gold 1973. Drama. Director: Jack Cardiff. Stars James Booth, Francesca Annis & Nicky Henson. Mathew is determined to crack the brutal murder of a young woman whose body is identified by her identical twin.
Thu 23 Nov 17 01:45 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?
Thu 23 Nov 17 01:50 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.
Thu 23 Nov 17 03:30 Take Two Sally Thomsett Interview. Our new series Take Two. Well-known faces from much loved British films and classic television shows talk about their lives and careers in the business. (S1, E4)
Thu 23 Nov 17 04:00 The Human Jungle Ring of Hate. 1965. Stars Herbert Lom. Why does Leigh Garner, training for a boxing championship, react so violently against his father? Guest stars Dudley Sutton and Bernard Lee. (S2, E5)
Thu 23 Nov 17 05:00 Saints & Sinners 1965. New Lead Berlin. Human stories uncovered by the reporters of the New York City ‘Record’ newspaper. (S1, E17)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Fri 24 Nov 17 06:00 Nell Gwyn 1934. Period drama directed by Herbert Wilcox. Nell (Anna Neagle) captivates King Charles (Cedric Hardwicke) and fights off the royal insiders.
Fri 24 Nov 17 07:25 Black Saddle 1959. Stars Peter Breck. After his brothers are killed, a gunfighter decides to hang up his guns and uphold the law by becoming a lawyer. (S1, E33)
Fri 24 Nov 17 07:55 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
Fri 24 Nov 17 08:05 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.
Fri 24 Nov 17 09:40 Dance Little Lady 1954. Drama. The story of a successful dancer who fights with her husband for the attention of their daughter. Starring Terence Morgan, Mai Zetterling and Guy Rolfe.
Fri 24 Nov 17 11:25 Scotland Yard 1959. The Unseeing Eye. Directed by Geoffrey Muller. Starring Russell Napier, John Stone and Denny Dayviss. A night worker returning home sees smoke and flames coming from a building. (S1, E30)
Fri 24 Nov 17 12:00 Unpublished Story 1942. War. Director: Harold French. Stars Richard Greene, Valerie Hobson & Basil Radford. A war correspondent during WW2 returns to London and becomes suspicious of a peace organisation.
Fri 24 Nov 17 13:40 Arthur And Kitty A look into the lives of Arthur Lucan & Kitty McShane and the development of the great comedy, Old Mother Riley.
Fri 24 Nov 17 14:00 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.
Fri 24 Nov 17 14:05 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.
Fri 24 Nov 17 15:55 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.
Fri 24 Nov 17 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.
Fri 24 Nov 17 18:00 BFI: Lock Your Door 1949. Thriller. Directed by Anthony Gilkison. Algernon Blackwood tells his gothic story, from the series ‘A Strange Experience’.
Fri 24 Nov 17 18:15 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.
Fri 24 Nov 17 20:00 Take Two Madeline Smith Interview. Our new series Take Two. Well-known faces from much loved British films and classic television shows talk about their lives and careers in the business. (S1, E2)
Fri 24 Nov 17 20:30 Tell Me Another Stories About Other Personalities & Friends In Showbusiness. 1976. Personal anecdotes as told to Dick Hills. This episode stars Ray Alan, Roy Hudd, Millicent Martin and Reg Varney. (S1, E15)
Fri 24 Nov 17 21:00 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)
Fri 24 Nov 17 22:00 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 24 Nov 17 23:45 Glimpses – The Masked Racer The mysterious Masked Racer seems to be unbeatable, until a dangerous crash forces him to reveal his identity.
Fri 24 Nov 17 00:00 Brubaker 1980. Drama. Director: Stuart Rosenberg. Stars Robert Redford, Yaphet Kotto, Jane Alexander & Morgan Freeman. The new warden of an Arkansas prison farm attempts to clean up the corruption of the staff
Fri 24 Nov 17 02:35 White Cargo 1973. Comedy. Day-dreamer, Albert (David Jason) has hopes of being a superhero and saving the girls.
Fri 24 Nov 17 04:00 The Human Jungle Conscience on a Rack. 1965. Stars Herbert Lom. Life’s become a nightmare for Dorothy. She can’t bring herself to tell Dr. Corder why she’s being blackmailed. Guest stars Flora Robson. (S2, E6)
Fri 24 Nov 17 05:00 Saints & Sinners 1965. All The Hard Young Men. Human stories uncovered by the reporters of the New York City ‘Record’ newspaper. (S1, E18)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Sat 25 Nov 17 06:00 Courageous Mr. Penn 1942. Drama. Director: Lance Comfort. Stars Clifford Evans, Deborah Kerr & Dennis Arundell. Mr. Penn’s deeds are told in this portrait of the founder of both the Quakers and the Pennsylvania Colony.
Sat 25 Nov 17 07:35 Black Saddle 1959. Stars Peter Breck. After his brothers are killed, a gunfighter decides to hang up his guns and uphold the law by becoming a lawyer. (S1, E34)
Sat 25 Nov 17 08:05 The Traitor 1957. Drama. Directed by Michael McCarthy. Starring Anton Diffring & Christopher Lee. Survivors of a WW2 resistance group meet at a country house to find out which of them had betrayed their leader.
Sat 25 Nov 17 09:45 Dick Tracy (1937) 1937. Thriller. Directors: Alan James & Ray Taylor. Stars Ralph Byrd, Kay Hughes & Smiley Burnette. A criminal puts the famous detective’s brother under a spell and turns him against his sibling.
Sat 25 Nov 17 11:45 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
Sat 25 Nov 17 12:00 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.
Sat 25 Nov 17 13:50 The Big Trail 1930. Western. Director: Raoul Walsh. Stars John Wayne, Marguerite Churchill & Tyrone Power Sr. Breck Coleman agrees to lead & protect pioneers trying to make their way on the treacherous Oregon Trail
Sat 25 Nov 17 16:00 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.
Sat 25 Nov 17 17:40 Arctic Highway – Glimpses Short vintage documentary film about Finland following the 1000-mile road from its historic capital via the farms and traditional people of the countryside to the Arctic coast.
Sat 25 Nov 17 18:00 Can-Can 1960. Musical. Director: Walter Lang. Stars Frank Sinatra, Shirley MacLaine, Louis Jourdan & Maurice Chevalier. Simone’s Parisian Nightclub performs the can-can every night, despite being outlawed.
Sat 25 Nov 17 20:40 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.
Sat 25 Nov 17 22:00 The Boston Strangler 1968. Drama. Director: Richard Fleischer. Stars Tony Curtis, Henry Fonda, George Kennedy & Sally Kellerman. When a string of women in Boston start turning up dead, the police launch an investigation.
Sat 25 Nov 17 00:20 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 25 Nov 17 02:20 The Big Money 1956. Comedy. Directed by John Paddy Carstairs and starring Ian Carmichael, Belinda Lee and Leslie Philips. A petty thief gets more than he bargained for when he steals a briefcase full of money.
Sat 25 Nov 17 04:00 The Human Jungle The Quick and The Dead. 1965. Stars Herbert Lom. A racing driver is so desperate to stay in front that he always demands too much from his machine. Guest stars Robert Beatty & Joanne Dainton (S2, E7)
Sat 25 Nov 17 05:00 Target: The Corruptors The Million Dollar Dump. 1961. Stars Stephen McNally, Robert Harland & Harold J. Stone. Investigative reporters Paul Marino & Jack Flood investigate various cases of industrial corruption. (S1, E1)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Sun 26 Nov 17 06:00 Confidential 1935. Crime drama directed by Edward L Cahn. Starring Donald Cook and Evalyn Knapp. A federal agent goes undercover to avenge the murder of a friend, but one of the gang thinks he seems familiar.
Sun 26 Nov 17 07:20 Black Saddle 1959. Stars Peter Breck. After his brothers are killed, a gunfighter decides to hang up his guns and uphold the law by becoming a lawyer. (S1, E35)
Sun 26 Nov 17 07:50 Faces in the Dark 1960. Drama. Directed by David Eady. Starring John Gregson, Mai Zetterling & John Ireland. Richard, a factory owner, becomes blind during an experiment on the very day his wife wants a divorce.
Sun 26 Nov 17 09:30 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.
Sun 26 Nov 17 10:05 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.
Sun 26 Nov 17 11:50 BFI: Post Haste 1934. Factual. Humphrey Jennings’ first film as a director, a brief overview of the British postal service.
Sun 26 Nov 17 12:00 An Alligator Named Daisy 1955. Comedy. Director: J Lee Thompson. Stars Donald Sinden, Jeannie Carson, James Robertson. When Peter Weston returns to England he finds that Daisy, a tame alligator, has been left in his care.
Sun 26 Nov 17 13:45 The Mummy’s Shroud 1967. Horror. Director: John Gilling. Stars Andre Morell, Michael Ripper, Elisabeth Sellars & David Buck. An Ancient Egyptian curse settles upon the doomed members of an archaeological expedition.
Sun 26 Nov 17 15:35 BFI: Night Mail 1936. Directors: Harry Watt & Basil Wright. Narrated by Pat Jackson. A critically acclaimed British documentary film about the operation of the 30s Royal Mail train delivery service.
Sun 26 Nov 17 16:00 Valley Of Eagles 1951. Adventure. A scientist invents a formula that converts waves into energy. His wife steals the formula and the scientist pursues her across the frozen tundra. Starring Jack Warner & Nadia Gray.
Sun 26 Nov 17 17:45 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.
Sun 26 Nov 17 18:00 Up In The World 1956. Comedy. Director: John Paddy Carstairs. Stars Norman Wisdom, Maureen Swanson & Jerry Desmonde. A window cleaner works at a country estate where the owner’s son is threatened by kidnappers.
Sun 26 Nov 17 19:45 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.
Sun 26 Nov 17 20:00 A Family At War 1971. Giving And Taking. Created by John Finch. Stars Colin Douglas & Shelagh Fraser. Edwin and Jean go to the cottage of their recently deceased father. Jenny pays the Briggs a visit. (S2, E12)
Sun 26 Nov 17 21:00 The Human Jungle 14 Ghosts. 1963. Stars Herbert Lom. Lady Shaw, wife of a high court judge, is caught stealing in a department store. Guest stars Andre Morrell and Avice Landon. (S1, E7)
Sun 26 Nov 17 22:00 Brubaker 1980. Drama. Director: Stuart Rosenberg. Stars Robert Redford, Yaphet Kotto, Jane Alexander & Morgan Freeman. The new warden of an Arkansas prison farm attempts to clean up the corruption of the staff
Sun 26 Nov 17 00:40 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 26 Nov 17 02:30 The Golden Disc 1958. Pop drama starring Lee Patterson, Mary Steele, Terry Dene & Linda Gray. A young pop composer and singer opens a coffee bar. They are joined by budding singer Terry Dene as himself.
Sun 26 Nov 17 04:00 The Human Jungle The Man Who Fell Apart. 1965. Starts Herbert Lom. The wife of an interior decorator fears that her husband’s odd behaviour is due to overwork. Guest stars Rita Tushingham and Barbara Shelley (S2, E8)
Sun 26 Nov 17 05:00 Target: The Corruptors Pier 60. 1961. Stars Stephen McNally, Robert Harland & Harold J. Stone. Investigative reporters Paul Marino & Jack Flood investigate various cases of industrial corruption. (S1, E2)

November 27th to December 3rd

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DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Mon 27 Nov 17 06:00 The Broken Melody 1934. Directed by Bernard Vorhaus. Paul Verlaine, a struggling composer (John Garrick) is supported by Germaine (Merle Oberon) who is secretly in love with him.
Mon 27 Nov 17 07:40 Black Saddle 1959. Means To An End. Stars Peter Breck. After his brothers are killed, a gunfighter decides to hang up his guns and uphold the law by becoming a lawyer (S1, E36)
Mon 27 Nov 17 08:10 Emergency Call 1952. Drama. A young child must have a blood transfusion, but she has a rare blood group. Can a donor be found? Starring Jack Warner and Anthony Steel.
Mon 27 Nov 17 10:00 The Traitors 1962. Thriller. Directed by Robert Tronson. Starring Patrick Allen, Jacqueline Ellis & James Maxwell. Espionage story telling how British and U.S. security agents outwit ruthless and cunning traitors.
Mon 27 Nov 17 11:25 Scotland Yard 1959. The Ghost Train Murder. Directed by Geoffrey Muller. Starring Russell Napier, Gorgon Needham and Mary Laura Wood. A Hungarian girl is found murdered; stabbed by knitting needles. (S1, E31)
Mon 27 Nov 17 12:00 Gorgo 1961. Sci-Fi. An undersea earthquake causes some sea-monsters to surface. Gorgo is captured and is taken to be displayed in London, but Gorgo’s mother is looking for her baby. Starring Bill Travers.
Mon 27 Nov 17 13:35 BFI: Night Mail 1936. Directors: Harry Watt & Basil Wright. Narrated by Pat Jackson. A critically acclaimed British documentary film about the operation of the 30s Royal Mail train delivery service.
Mon 27 Nov 17 14:00 Mr Peabody and the Mermaid 1948. Comedy. Arthur Peabody (William Powell) undergoes a mid-life crisis. Peabody goes on vacation with his wife Polly (Irene Hervey), but he is seduced by a beautiful mermaid played by Ann Blyth.
Mon 27 Nov 17 15:30 Take Two Jack Smethurst Interview. Our new series Take Two. Well-known faces from much loved British films and classic television shows talk about their lives and careers in the business. (S1, E3)
Mon 27 Nov 17 16:00 The Spaniard’s Curse 1958. Thriller. Director: Ralph Kemplen. Stars Tony Wright, Lee Patterson, Michael Hordern & Susan Beaumont. A man of Spanish heritage is convicted of murder and places a curse on the judge & jury.
Mon 27 Nov 17 17:30 The Pale Faced Girl Directed by Francis Searle. With Fidelma Murphy, Kevin McHugh, Tony Rohr, Patrick Duggan. It’s Saturday night in Dublin, and Mick is attempting to chat up Cecilia.
Mon 27 Nov 17 18:00 Rogue’s Rock Kidnap. 1975. Stars Donald Hewlett, Royston Tickner & Harold Goodwin. The return of the hit 70s ITV series, Rogue’s Rock! Where action & adventure await! (S2, E3)
Mon 27 Nov 17 18:30 Interrupted Journey 1949. Thriller. Director: Daniel Birt. Stars Valerie Hobson, Richard Todd, Christine Norden & Tom Walls. John’s wife appears to have been shot after finding her body in the wreckage of a train crash.
Mon 27 Nov 17 20:10 Glimpses: Sing Mae, Swing! 1934. Mae West stars with the Original Duke Ellington Band in extracts from ‘Belle Of The Nineties’ where Mae Plays Ruby Carter
Mon 27 Nov 17 20:30 Tell Me Another No Particular Theme. 1976. Interesting Stories. Personal anecdotes as told to Dick Hills. This episode stars Ray Alan, Thora Hird, George Melly and Spike Milligan. (S1, E16)
Mon 27 Nov 17 21:00 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)
Mon 27 Nov 17 22:00 Deadfall 1968. Drama. Director: Bryan Forbes. Stars Michael Caine, Giovanna Ralli, Eric Portman & Nanette Newman. A Cat Burglar checks himself into a Spanish sanatorium for alcoholics under a false pretence.
Mon 27 Nov 17 00:30 The Hitch-Hiker 1953. Thriller. Director: Ida Lupino. Stars Edmond O’Brien, Frank Lovejoy & William Talman. Ray & Gilbert’s fishing trip takes a turn when they pick up a hitch-hiker who turns out to be on the run.
Mon 27 Nov 17 02:00 House on Haunted Hill 1959. Horror. Directed by William Castle. Starring Vincent Price & Carol Ohmart. A millionaire invites five people to a ‘haunted house’ party, and whoever makes it through the night earns $10,000.
Mon 27 Nov 17 03:35 Glimpses: Charlie’s Elopement Edna’s father wants her to marry wealthy Count He-Ha. Charlie, Edna’s true love, impersonates the Count at dinner.
Mon 27 Nov 17 04:00 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 27 Nov 17 05:00 Target: The Corruptors The Platinum Highway. 1961. Stars Stephen McNally, Robert Harland & Harold J. Stone. Investigative reporters Paul Marino & Jack Flood investigate various cases of industrial corruption. (S1, E3)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Tue 28 Nov 17 06:00 Under A Cloud 1937. Drama. Directed by George King. A man returns from Australia and rescues his two children from shady encounters. Starring Edward Rigby & Betty Ann Davies.
Tue 28 Nov 17 07:20 Black Saddle 1959. The Indian Tree. Western with Peter Breck. After his brothers are killed in a shootout, a gunfighter decides to hang up his guns and uphold the law by becoming a lawyer. (S1, E37)
Tue 28 Nov 17 07:50 Rogue’s Yarn 1956. Crime drama directed by Vernon Sewell. A husband plots to kill his rich wife. Does he have the perfect alibi? Starring Derek Bond and Hugh Latimer.
Tue 28 Nov 17 09:25 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 28 Nov 17 11:00 Glimpses: Cambridge in 1945 A Glimpse at The University of Cambridge and student’s life in 1945 and the surrounding streets and the town itself.
Tue 28 Nov 17 11:25 Scotland Yard 1960. The Dover Road Mystery. Directed by Gerard Bryant. Starring Geoffrey Keen, Edward Cast and Leonard Sachs. A stolen car used in a bank robbery proves too fast for the squad car. (S1, E32)
Tue 28 Nov 17 12:00 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.
Tue 28 Nov 17 13:40 Glimpses: The Gay Nineties 1942. Stars Johnny Downs, Susan Miller & Clyde Cook. Songs popular in ‘The Gay Nineties’ are performed by Johnny Downs, Susan Miller & Clyde Cook in this short film
Tue 28 Nov 17 14:00 What a Whopper 1960. Comedy. What a Whopper is a comedy from former documentarist Gilbert Gunn. Adam Faith stars in this tale about a struggling writer who fakes photographs of the Loch Ness monster.
Tue 28 Nov 17 15:45 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 28 Nov 17 16:00 The Intelligence Men 1965. Comedy. Director: Robert Asher. Stars Eric Morecambe, Ernie Wise, William Franklyn & April Olrich. A humble coffee shop manager is forced into the world of spies in swinging London.
Tue 28 Nov 17 18:00 Viva Zapata 1952. Drama. Directed by Elia Kazan. Starring Marlon Brando, Jean Peters, Anthony Quinn. The story of Emiliano Zapata, who led a rebellion against oppressive dictator Porfirio Diaz.
Tue 28 Nov 17 20:15 Glimpses: Olympic Winter Thrills 1948 Short film showing exciting highlights of the races and pageantry at Switzerland’s 1948 Winter Olympics.
Tue 28 Nov 17 20:30 Tell Me Another Stories About Embarrassments and Disasters. 1976. Personal anecdotes as told to Dick Hills. This episode stars Marti Caine, Thora Hird, Roy Hudd David Jacobs. (S1, E17)
Tue 28 Nov 17 21:00 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)
Tue 28 Nov 17 22:00 Invasion 1966. Fantasy. Director: Alan Bridges. Stars Edward Judd, Yoko Tani & Valerie Gearon. An English army unit come up against strange beings from another planet who have landed on earth.
Tue 28 Nov 17 23:40 Glimpses – Steam Fair 1960s Croft Darlington Co Durham. Archive footage of a traditional steam fair with a variety of engines and steam fuelled vehicles
Tue 28 Nov 17 00:00 Cosh Boy 1953. Drama. Director: Lewis Gilbert. Stars James Kenney, Hermione Baddeley, Joan Collins & Hermione Gingold. In post WW2 London, Roy and his gang drift into more and more serious offenses.
Tue 28 Nov 17 01:30 I Married A Woman 1958. Comedy. An advertising executive finds his work and his sex life have become entwined! Starring George Gobel & Diana Dors.
Tue 28 Nov 17 03:10 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.
Tue 28 Nov 17 04:00 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 28 Nov 17 05:00 Target: The Corruptors The Invisible Government. 1961. Stars Stephen McNally, Robert Harland & Harold J. Stone. Investigative reporters Paul Marino & Jack Flood investigate various cases of industrial corruption. (S1, E4)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Wed 29 Nov 17 06:00 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 29 Nov 17 06:05 Love In High Gear 1932. A young couple planning to elope are overheard by a jewel thief who sees an opportunity. Stars Harrison Ford.
Wed 29 Nov 17 07:20 Model Women Early 1930s lost short on the gossip among the ‘window models’ who come to life when no one’s watching them. Made by U.M & M TV crop the original company who brought Popeye to our screens.
Wed 29 Nov 17 07:35 Black Saddle 1959. The Apprentice. Western with Peter Breck. After his brothers are killed in a shootout, a gunfighter decides to hang up his guns and uphold the law by becoming a lawyer. (S1, E38)
Wed 29 Nov 17 08:05 Pit of Darkness 1961. Crime drama. A partner of a safe making firm is found unconscious on a bomb site. A large safe his company installed has been robbed. Starring William Franklyn and Nigel Green.
Wed 29 Nov 17 09:40 Booby Trap 1957. Drama. An absent minded professor invents a pen that will explode on the sound of bells then leaves it in a taxi. Starring Sydney Tafler and Harry Fowler.
Wed 29 Nov 17 11:10 Glimpses – Musical Miniatures 1946. Musical Miniatures. Variety show featuring big band performances from the orchestras of Al Donahue and Johnny Long
Wed 29 Nov 17 11:25 Scotland Yard 1960. The Last Train. Directed by Geoffrey Muller. Starring Russell Napier, Norman Johns and Lisa Daniely. Duggan investigates a murder in the London Underground. (S1, E33)
Wed 29 Nov 17 12:00 The Strange World Of Planet X 1958. Sci-fi. A British laboratory studying magnetic fields is warned by a cosmic visitor of the dangers in their experiments. Starring Forrest Tucker and Martin Benson.
Wed 29 Nov 17 13:30 Take Two Angela Douglas Interview. Our new series Take Two. Well-known faces from much loved British films and classic television shows talk about their lives and careers in the business. (S1, E5)
Wed 29 Nov 17 14:00 Second Chorus 1941. Musical. Two college students are forced to earn a living by joining a band. (Nominated for 2 Oscars). Stars: Fred Astaire, Paulette Goddard, Artie Shaw & Burgess Meredith.
Wed 29 Nov 17 15:45 Glimpses: Motor Salesmanship in the 1930s Includes an interesting visit to The Hillman & Humber Works in Coventry, Dunlop Works in Birmingham, Vauxhall in Luton and the Austin works in Longbridge.
Wed 29 Nov 17 16:00 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.
Wed 29 Nov 17 18:00 Treasure Hunt 1952. Comedy. Director: John Paddy Carstairs. Stars Jimmy Edwards, Martita Hunt, Naunton Wayne & Athene Seyler. After reading Sir Roderick Lyall’s will, the family learn they are short on money.
Wed 29 Nov 17 19:30 Take Two Marc Sinden Interview. Our new series Take Two. Well-known faces from much loved British films and classic television shows talk about their lives and careers in the business. (S1, E11)
Wed 29 Nov 17 20:00 A Family At War 1971. Giving And Taking. Created by John Finch. Stars Colin Douglas & Shelagh Fraser. Edwin and Jean go to the cottage of their recently deceased father. Jenny pays the Briggs a visit. (S2, E12)
Wed 29 Nov 17 21:00 Scales of Justice 1962. The Guilty Party. Stars Zena Marshall, Anthony Jacobs & Derek Francis. Based on a real criminal case, Edward Sinclair is struggling to maintain his life of luxury, whilst in debt. (S1, E1)
Wed 29 Nov 17 21:35 Six Candles Made in 1960 by the British Insurance Association, this short film warns of the dangers of driving a motorcar.
Wed 29 Nov 17 22:00 Payroll 1961. Director: Sidney Hayers. Stars Michael Craig, Francoise Prevost, Billie Whitelaw & Tom Bell. The widow of a security guard joins police efforts to catch his killers in this noir thriller.
Wed 29 Nov 17 00:10 Lulu Belle 1948. Musical Drama. Lulu Belle (Dorothy Lamour), a small-time singer and voracious man-eater with a sordid past, sings in a cheap dive in Natchez, Mississippi, in the early 1900s.
Wed 29 Nov 17 01:55 Captain Apache 1971. Western. Stars Lee Van Cleef, Carroll Baker & Stuart Whitman. A Native American becomes an Army officer tasked with investigating a murder. His only clue is buried in the victim’s final words
Wed 29 Nov 17 03:45 Singing Cowboys A look at how the ‘Singing Cowboys’ Shaped the western genre.
Wed 29 Nov 17 04:00 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 29 Nov 17 05:00 Target: The Corruptors The Poppy Vendor. 1961. Stars Stephen McNally, Robert Harland & Harold J. Stone. Investigative reporters Paul Marino & Jack Flood investigate various cases of industrial corruption. (S1, E5)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Thu 30 Nov 17 06:00 Human Targets 1932. Western. Bart Travis strikes gold and hopes to help some sick friends but is robbed. Stars Buzz Barton, Pauline Parker & Ralph Bushman.
Thu 30 Nov 17 07:15 Black Saddle 1959. Burden of Guilt. Western with Peter Breck. After his brothers are killed in a shootout, a gunfighter decides to hang up his guns and uphold the law by becoming a lawyer. (S1, E39)
Thu 30 Nov 17 07:45 Glimpses: Wide Open Town Extracts from well-known Western starring William Boyd as Hopalong Cassidy made in 1941.
Thu 30 Nov 17 07:55 She Knows Y’Know 1962. Comedy. Director: Montgomery Tully. Stars Hylda Baker, Cyril Smith, Joan Sanderson & Alfred Burke. A young girl’s sudden pregnancy unfolds dramas between two families.
Thu 30 Nov 17 09:25 Variety Jubilee 1943. Musical. Kit (Ellis Irving) and Joe Swann (Reginald Purdell) are variety stars. Kits’ son is killed in the First World War but the grandson revives the music hall and joins the RAF musical.
Thu 30 Nov 17 11:15 Glimpses – Magic Feet Short documentary film about British football’s ‘star of stars’, Sir Stanley Matthews
Thu 30 Nov 17 11:25 Scotland Yard 1960. Evidence in Concrete. Directed by Gordon Hales. Starring Russell Napier, Howard Pays and Peter Welch. A young girl’s body found near a busy motorway tells of something sinister. (S1, E34)
Thu 30 Nov 17 12:00 Value For Money 1955. Romcom. Director: Ken Annakin. Stars John Gregson, Diana Dors, Joan Hickson & Susan Stephen. Chayley falls for a nightclub performer after inheriting a large sum of money from his father.
Thu 30 Nov 17 13:45 Sally Visits Kew In 1948 A Young Sally visits Kew and the Royal Botanical Gardens, a delightful, colourful short film showing the beauty of Kew.
Thu 30 Nov 17 14:00 Two Thousand Women 1944. War. Director: Frank Launder. Stars Phyllis Calvert, Flora Robson & Patricia Roc. Female prisoners arrive at a German camp. Among them is Freda, a strong-minded journalist.
Thu 30 Nov 17 16:00 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.
Thu 30 Nov 17 17:50 Maggy Saragne Beautiful French songstress Maggy Sarragne charms the audience at La Crevette in this short from Butcher’s Films.
Thu 30 Nov 17 18:00 Bombay Waterfront 1952. Directed by Maclean Rogers and starring John Bentley, Patricia Dainton and Peter Gawthorne. Follows Temple’s efforts to aid the police in solving a series of gruesome murders.
Thu 30 Nov 17 19:25 No Way Back 1949. Drama. A boxer (Terence de Marney) begins on a downward slide losing his wife and money. A childhood sweetheart helps him but complications set in.
Thu 30 Nov 17 21:00 Scales of Justice 1962. A Woman’s Privilege. Starring Bernard Archard, Ann Lynn and Patrick Wymark. Based on a real criminal case, a shipboard romance leads to a lawsuit for breach of promise. (S1, E2)
Thu 30 Nov 17 21:35 Glimpses: The Crofters of Achriesgill Made in 1945 and Directed by Ralph Keene. Shot in and around Achriesgill, a crofting community in Sutherland, it tells the detailed story of this community in the 40s.
Thu 30 Nov 17 22:00 Belle Starr 1941. Western. Directed by Irvin Cummings. Starring Randolph Scott, Gene Tierney and Dana Andrews. A southern beauty, indignant at her treatment by the Yankees, marries a confederate guerrilla.
Thu 30 Nov 17 23:45 Salisbury Hall – The Ghost Of Nell Gwyn 1965. Director: Frank De Felitta. A documentary-style LOST short. stars Margaret Rutherford & her husband Stringer Davis who investigate Ghostly sightings at the Goldsmith home.
Thu 30 Nov 17 00:00 Look Back in Anger 1959. Drama. Director: Tony Richardson. Stars Richard Burton, Claire Bloom & Mary Ure. A musician living in near-poverty with his middle class wife releases his pent-up rage, leading to an affair.
Thu 30 Nov 17 02:00 A Special Day 1977. Drama. Starring Sophia Loren, Marcello Mastroianni & John Verno. Two neighbours, a persecuted journalist and a resigned housewife, meet during Hitler’s visit to Italy in 1938.
Thu 30 Nov 17 04:00 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 30 Nov 17 05:00 Target: The Corruptors Bite of a Tiger. 1961. Stars Stephen McNally, Robert Harland & Harold J. Stone. Investigative reporters Paul Marino & Jack Flood investigate various cases of industrial corruption. (S1, E6)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Fri 01 Dec 17 6:00 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 01 Dec 17 6:05 The Cyclone Ranger 1935. Adventure. Director: Bob Hill. Stars Bill Cody, Nena Quartero & Eddie Gribbon. Former cattle rustlers try to go straight, but find that they can’t shake off their reputations.
Fri 01 Dec 17 7:20 Black Saddle 1959. The Cabin. Western with Peter Breck. After his brothers are killed in a shootout, a gunfighter decides to hang up his guns and uphold the law by becoming a lawyer. (S1, E40)
Fri 01 Dec 17 7:50 Our Girl Friday 1953. Comedy. Directed by Noel Langley. A British cast lead this story about a shipwrecked group on a tropical island. Stars Joan Collins, George Cole, Kenneth More & Peter Sellers voices the Parrot
Fri 01 Dec 17 9:20 Dead End 1937. Thriller. Director: William Wyler. Stars Humphrey Bogart, Sylvia Sidney, Joel McCrea & Wendy Barrie. A Big-time gangster flees to his former home, only to find things are less than sweet.
Fri 01 Dec 17 11:10 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.
Fri 01 Dec 17 11:25 Scotland Yard 1961. The Silent Weapon. Directed by Peter Duffell. Staring Geoffrey Keen, Stanley Morgan and Norma Parnell. A horse rider is found dead in suspicious circumstances. (S1, E35)
Fri 01 Dec 17 12:00 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 01 Dec 17 12:15 The House Across the Lake 1954. Crime drama. Directed & written by Ken Hughes. Stars Alex Nicol, Hillary Brooke & Sidney James. An American living in England is enticed into a scheme by a beautiful blonde to murder her husband
Fri 01 Dec 17 13:45 BFI: Christmas Under Fire It’s 1940 as the UK prepares for Christmas in this propaganda film intended for US audiences. It’s a Christmas of holly & barbed wire yet the British are determined to make it as cheerful as possible.
Fri 01 Dec 17 14:00 Double Confession 1950. Drama. Starring Derek Farr, Joan Hopkins & Peter Lorre. Farr visits his ex-wife only to find her murdered. In his attempts to find the killer he meets gang boss William Hartnell.
Fri 01 Dec 17 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.
Fri 01 Dec 17 16:00 The Magnificent Two 1967. Comedy. Director: Cliff Owen. Stars Eric Morecambe, Ernie Wise, Margit Saad & Isobel Black. Two salesmen travel to a small South American country to peddle their wares.
Fri 01 Dec 17 17:50 The Night Before Christmas – 1946 A beautiful adaptation of the famous poem, with a mixture of animation and live action made in 1946.
Fri 01 Dec 17 18:00 The Chairman 1969. Action. Director: J Lee Thompson. Stars Gregory Peck, Anne Heyward and Conrad Yama. A scientist goes to China to steal a formula for an experimental enzyme with enormous practical benefits.
Fri 01 Dec 17 20:00 Take Two Vicki Michelle Interview. Our new series Take Two. Well-known faces from much loved British films and classic television shows talk about their lives and careers in the business. (S1, E8)
Fri 01 Dec 17 20:30 Tell Me Another Stories About Showbusiness Colleagues. 1976. Personal anecdotes as told to Dick Hills. This episode stars Ray Alan, Marti Caine, Roy Hudd and David Jacobs. (S1, E18)
Fri 01 Dec 17 21:00 Scales of Justice 1962. Moment of Decision. Stars Ray Barrett & Patricia Healey. Based on a real case, a woman yearning for a child takes a baby from a wealthy family. Her husband sees this as an opportunity. (S1, E3)
Fri 01 Dec 17 21:35 BFI: Night Mail 1936. Directors: Harry Watt & Basil Wright. Narrated by Pat Jackson. A critically acclaimed British documentary film about the operation of the 30s Royal Mail train delivery service.
Fri 01 Dec 17 22:00 Saturday Night & Sunday Morning 1960. Drama. Director: Karel Reisz. Stars Albert Finney, Rachel Roberts, Shirley Anne Field & Hylda Baker. In Nottingham, Arthur works in a mindless haze, but his love affairs cause him complications.
Fri 01 Dec 17 23:45 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 01 Dec 17 0:00 Deadfall 1968. Drama. Director: Bryan Forbes. Stars Michael Caine, Giovanna Ralli, Eric Portman & Nanette Newman. A Cat Burglar checks himself into a Spanish sanatorium for alcoholics under a false pretence.
Fri 01 Dec 17 2:30 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
Fri 01 Dec 17 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.
Fri 01 Dec 17 5:00 Target: The Corruptors Touch of Evil. 1961. Stars Stephen McNally, Robert Harland & Harold J. Stone. Investigative reporters Paul Marino & Jack Flood investigate various cases of industrial corruption. (S1, E7)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Sat 02 Dec 17 6:00 Beyond the Curtain 1960. Drama. Directed by Compton Bennett. Starring Richard Greene, Eva Bartok and Marius Goring. East German refugee Karen finds herself back at home when the flight she works on is forced down.
Sat 02 Dec 17 7:45 Black Saddle 1959. The Return. Western with Peter Breck. After his brothers are killed in a shootout, a gunfighter decides to hang up his guns and uphold the law by becoming a lawyer. (S1, E41)
Sat 02 Dec 17 8:15 Crooked Sky 1957. Crime drama directed by Henry Cass. An American detective & Scotland Yard must work together to crack a counterfeit gang. Stars Wayne Morris, Karin Booth and Anton Diffring.
Sat 02 Dec 17 9:45 Time Lock 1957. Adventure. Director: Gerald Thomas. Stars Robert Beatty, Betty McDowall & Vincent Winter. It’s a race against time to save six-year old, Stephen, after he locks himself in a time locked vault.
Sat 02 Dec 17 11:15 Take Two Norman Eshley Interview. Our new series Take Two. Well-known faces from much loved British films and classic television shows talk about their lives and careers in the business. (S1, E9)
Sat 02 Dec 17 11:45 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.
Sat 02 Dec 17 12:00 Invasion 1966. Fantasy. Director: Alan Bridges. Stars Edward Judd, Yoko Tani & Valerie Gearon. An English army unit come up against strange beings from another planet who have landed on earth.
Sat 02 Dec 17 13:40 Hombre 1967. Western. Director: Martin Ritt. Stars Paul Newman, Richard Boone, Fredric March & Diane Cilento. People are not so welcoming when John returns to his Arizona home town to collect his inheritance
Sat 02 Dec 17 15:55 Southampton and The Isle Of Wight in the 1950s – Glimpses Glimpses. Amateur footage of a glimpse at Southampton and The Isle Of Wight in the 50s
Sat 02 Dec 17 16:00 Hell is a City 1960. Thriller. Director: Val Guest. Stars Stanley Baker, John Crawford, Billie Whitelaw & Donald Pleasence. A Manchester police inspector becomes obsessed with a criminal who broke out of prison.
Sat 02 Dec 17 17:50 Glimpses – South of England Silent colour footage of the South of England and Cornwall
Sat 02 Dec 17 18:00 The Square Ring 1953. Drama. Director: Basil Dearden. Stars Jack Warner, Robert Beatty, Bill Owen, Maxwell Reed & Joan Collins. Follow the lives of five boxers and their reasons for getting to where they are now.
Sat 02 Dec 17 19:40 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.
Sat 02 Dec 17 20:00 Butch & Sundance 1979. Western. Director: Richard Lester. Stars Tom Berenger, William Katt, Peter Weller & Christopher Lloyd. A gang of bank robbers arrive in a small town disguised as preachers.
Sat 02 Dec 17 22:10 Brubaker 1980. Drama. Director: Stuart Rosenberg. Stars Robert Redford, Yaphet Kotto, Jane Alexander & Morgan Freeman. The new warden of an Arkansas prison farm attempts to clean up the corruption of the staff
Sat 02 Dec 17 0:50 I Am A Camera 1955. Drama. Director: Henry Cornelius. Stars Julie Harris, Laurence Harvey, Anton Diffring & Shelley Winters. An unusual friendship begins when an aspiring novelist, meets a cabaret entertainer.
Sat 02 Dec 17 2:50 The Killer Shrews 1959. Sci-fi. Directed by Ray Kellogg (famous for his FX). Starring James Best. On an isolated island, a small group of people are terrorized by giant voracious shrews in the midst of a hurricane.
Sat 02 Dec 17 4:20 What Men Live By 1938. Fantasy. Directed by Vernon Sewell and starring Esmond Knight, Eliot Makeham and Olga Lindo. A film based a on the story by Leo Tolstoy about a shoemaker, his wife and an angel punished by God.
Sat 02 Dec 17 5:00 Target: The Corruptors Mr Meglomania. 1961. Stars Stephen McNally, Robert Harland & Harold J. Stone. Investigative reporters Paul Marino & Jack Flood investigate various cases of industrial corruption. (S1, E8)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Sun 03 Dec 17 6:00 The Steel Works in the 50s – Glimpses Glimpses: A rare glimpse into the workings of a Steel works in the UK in the 1950s.
Sun 03 Dec 17 6:05 Escape Route 1952. Crime drama directed by Seymour Friedman & Peter Graham Scott. When nuclear scientists are kidnapped, an FBI man and a British agent must find the culprit. Sally Gray’s last film.
Sun 03 Dec 17 7:40 Black Saddle 1959. A Case of the Slow. Western with Peter Breck. After his brothers are killed in a shootout, a gunfighter decides to hang up his guns and uphold the law by becoming a lawyer. (S1, E42)
Sun 03 Dec 17 8:10 Greed of William Hart 1948. Horror. Directed by Oswald Mitchell and screenplay by John Gilling. Set in Edinburgh in the 1800s and starring Tod Slaughter as William Hart the infamous grave robber.
Sun 03 Dec 17 9:40 Double Bunk 1961. Comedy Stars Ian Carmichael, Janette Scott, Sidney James & Liz Fraser. A Newlywed couple are desperate to get back home after their houseboat runs out of fuel in France.
Sun 03 Dec 17 11:25 Scales of Justice 1962. The Guilty Party. Stars Zena Marshall, Anthony Jacobs & Derek Francis. Based on a real criminal case, Edward Sinclair is struggling to maintain his life of luxury, whilst in debt. (S1, E1)
Sun 03 Dec 17 12:00 Hell is a City 1960. Thriller. Director: Val Guest. Stars Stanley Baker, John Crawford, Billie Whitelaw & Donald Pleasence. A Manchester police inspector becomes obsessed with a criminal who broke out of prison.
Sun 03 Dec 17 13:50 The Chairman 1969. Action. Director: J Lee Thompson. Stars Gregory Peck, Anne Heyward and Conrad Yama. A scientist goes to China to steal a formula for an experimental enzyme with enormous practical benefits.
Sun 03 Dec 17 15:50 Glimpses: All the Fun at the Fair Take a trip to the traditional Fairground in the late 1950s. The side shows, the dancing girls, the carousel, the dodgems and a lovely carnival atmosphere.
Sun 03 Dec 17 16:00 One Million Years BC 1966. Action. Diretced by Don Chaffey and stars Raquel Welch, John Richardson and Percy Herbert. Prehistoric man, Tumak, fights for the affections of Loana.
Sun 03 Dec 17 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.
Sun 03 Dec 17 20:00 A Family At War 1971. Believed Killed. Created by John Finch. Stars Colin Douglas & Shelagh Fraser. John shocks the Ashtons by returning unannounced. Margaret’s infidelity poses a dilemma. (S2, E13)
Sun 03 Dec 17 21:00 The Human Jungle Fine Feathers. 1963. Stars Herbert Lom. A young couple seem to be living above their means. Penny claims she’s using a legacy to shower her husband with gifts. Guest stars Jane Merrow.
Sun 03 Dec 17 22:00 100 Rifles 1969. War. Director: Tom Gries. Stars Raquel Welch, Burt Reynolds, Fernando Lamas & Jim Brown. In 1912 Sonora, Mexico, revolutionary, Yaqui Joe, arms his people but finds himself hunted by a US lawman
Sun 03 Dec 17 0:15 Viva Zapata 1952. Drama. Directed by Elia Kazan. Starring Marlon Brando, Jean Peters, Anthony Quinn. The story of Emiliano Zapata, who led a rebellion against oppressive dictator Porfirio Diaz.
Sun 03 Dec 17 2:30 Belle Starr 1941. Western. Directed by Irvin Cummings. Starring Randolph Scott, Gene Tierney and Dana Andrews. A southern beauty, indignant at her treatment by the Yankees, marries a confederate guerrilla.
Sun 03 Dec 17 4:15 Musical Masquerade 1946. Musical. A Lost British short detailing where a composer’s inspiration comes from and The London Symphony Orchestra.
Sun 03 Dec 17 5:00 Target: The Corruptors The Golden Carpet. 1961. Stars Stephen McNally, Robert Harland & Harold J. Stone. Investigative reporters Paul Marino & Jack Flood investigate various cases of industrial corruption. (S1, E9)