Talking Pictures TV Programme Schedule

April 24th - 30th

TPTV Schedule April 24th to April 30th

Printable TPTV Schedule April 24th to April 30th 2017

DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Mon 24 April 06:00 Glimpses: 1930s by the Sea Memories of a traditional seaside holiday in 1930s England.
Mon 24 April 06:05 Return Of A Stranger 1937. Crime. Directed by Victor Hanbury. James & Carol have plans to elope, but a fight with her father’s solicitor ends in murder. Stars Griffith Jones, Rosalyn Boulter and James Harcourt.
Mon 24 April 07:30 The Detectives Three Blind Mice Part 1. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West (S1, E41)
Mon 24 April 08:30 A Touch Of The Sun 1956. Comedy. In London’s swanky hotel the Royal Connaught, if you need anything ask for Mr. Darling (Frankie Howerd) the ‘ Mr. Fix-it’. Stars: Ruby Murray, Alfie Bass & Dennis Price.
Mon 24 April 10:10 The David Niven Show The Lady from Winnetka. Jacques Bergerac, Argentina Brunetti & Eduardo Ciannelli. British actor David Niven, introduces this 1950s US anthology series. (S1, E7)
Mon 24 April 10:40 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 24 April 12:00 Honey West 1965. The Swinging Mrs Jones. Classic crime series produced by Aaron Spelling and starring Anne Francis. Honey poses as a society matron in an effort to smash a blackmailing ring. (S1, E1)
Mon 24 April 12:30 Black Memory 1947. Drama. Director: Oswald Mitchell. Stars Michael Medwin, Michael Atkinson, Moyra O’Connell & Sid James. Danny Cruff Hobnobs with London’s underworld after his father is wrongly accused of murder.
Mon 24 April 13:50 Glimpses: Royal Gifts Filmed in 1947. A beautiful insight into the wonderful gifts given from all over the world and The Royal Family to Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip on their wedding day.
Mon 24 April 14:00 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.
Mon 24 April 15:50 Glimpses: Along Pilgrims Way Made by Walton Films around 1940, Details the Pilgrims way walk of the 120 miles. Focusing on Southampton, Winchester, Guildford and Canterbury. Great footage of the towns in the 40s in-between.
Mon 24 April 16:00 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.
Mon 24 April 17:45 Glimpses: Gardens of England 1941. Short educational film showcasing some of England’s most beautiful gardens, including the historic gardens of Hampton Court.
Mon 24 April 18:00 The Freewheelers Mayday. Ronald Leigh-Hunt, Tom Owen, Adrian Wright & Geoffrey Toone. Ryan and Burke are recaptured but get help from their cell mate. (S6, E4)
Mon 24 April 18:30 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.
Mon 24 April 20:10 Marilyn 1953. Crime drama directed by Wolf Rilla and starring Maxwell Reed and Sandra Dorne. The wife of the garage owner is caught with the mechanic, when he is accidentally killed and a cover up begins.
Mon 24 April 21:30 The David Niven Show The Last Room. Stars Eduard Franz, John Hoyt & Michael Fox. British actor David Niven, introduces this 1950s US anthology series. (S1, E8)
Mon 24 April 22:00 All The Right Noises 1969. Drama. Directed by Gerry O’Hara. Stars Olivia Hussey, Yootha Joyce, Tom Bell, Judy Carne & Edward Higgins. A married man with two small children has an affair with a teenage girl.
Mon 24 April 23:50 Glimpses: Dr Cyclops Castle Films Present glimpses of the film Dr. Cyclops. Directed by: Ernest B. Schoedsack Stars: Albert Dekker, Thomas Coley, Janice Logan.
Mon 24 April 00:00 Dementia 13 1963. Horror. Director: Francis Ford Coppola. Stars William Campbell, Patrick Magee & Luana Anders. After murdering her husband, Louise tells the family he left on urgent business.
Mon 24 April 01:30 The Girl in a Swing 1988. Thriller. Directed by Gordon Hessler. Starring Meg Tilly & Rupert Frazer. A London art broker goes to Copenhagen where he requires a multilingual secretary who he falls in love with.
Mon 24 April 03:45 The Patriot 1985. Drama starring Stack Pierce and Leslie Nielson. An ex American Navy S.E.A.L. helps defeat a group of terrorists.
Mon 24 April 05:30 The Westerner The Old Man. 1962. Western Series created by Sam Peckinpah and starring Brian Keith. One of the most sophisticated westerns for its time or any other. (S1, E8)
       
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Tue 25 April 06:00 Sailors Don’t Care 1940. Comedy. Directed by Oswald Mitchell. Boat building father and son (Edward Rigby and Tom Gamble) join the river patrol service and get caught-up in a spy ring.
Tue 25 April 07:35 The Detectives Three Blind Mice Part 2. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West (S1, E42)
Tue 25 April 08:35 Pygmalion 1938. Drama. Directed by Anthony Asquith. Starring Leslie Howard & Wendy Hiller. Higgins, an expert in the study of phonetics, bets that he can turn Eliza, a ‘worthless guttersnipe’, into a duchess.
Tue 25 April 10:30 Salute the Toff 1952. Drama. Director: Maclean Rogers. Stars John Bentley and Carol Marsh. Based on the 1941 Novel. The sixth in the series featuring upper-class sleuth, Richard Rollison.
Tue 25 April 12:00 Glimpses: Dr Cyclops Castle Films Present glimpses of the film Dr. Cyclops. Directed by: Ernest B. Schoedsack Stars: Albert Dekker, Thomas Coley, Janice Logan.
Tue 25 April 12:10 It’s Great to be Young 1956. Musical. John Mills stars as a well-loved teacher in this gentle musical comedy portraying life in the 1950s British classroom and the school jazz band.
Tue 25 April 14:00 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.
Tue 25 April 14:25 Laxdale Hall 1952. Comedy. Car owners of a remote Scottish village refuse to pay road funds until a proper road has been built. Starring Ronald Squire, Fulton Mackay & Prunella Scales.
Tue 25 April 16:00 My Foolish Heart 1949. Drama. Director: Mark Robson. Stars Dana Andrews, Susan Hayward & Lois Wheeler. Mary Jane travels to Connecticut to visit her old friend Eloise, whom she hasn’t seen for seven years.
Tue 25 April 18:00 The Lloyd Bridges Show War Song. 1962. Lloyd Bridges introduces a news event, either current or the past, discussing its relevance. Stars Lloyd Bridges, Jeff Bridges & Dub Taylor. Created by: Aaron Spelling (S1, E8)
Tue 25 April 18:30 The Winslow Boy 1948. Drama. Directed by Anthony Asquith. Stars Robert Donat, Cedric Hardwicke & Basil Radford. Pre-WW1 England, a youngster is expelled from a naval academy over a theft. His parents demand a trial.
Tue 25 April 20:45 Dangerous Cargo 1954. Drama directed by John Harlow. Tim (Jack Watling) is tricked by a wartime friend (Terence Alexander) into revealing details of a gold shipment.
Tue 25 April 22:00 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 25 April 23:50 Auburns 1938 Gold Rush.. Held at Auburn, CA. Consisting of a parade held through town. Different floats, queen contestants are shown & a staged fire truck. Wonderful California Americana from the 1930’s.
Tue 25 April 00:00 The Trap 1966. Drama. Directed by Sidney Hayers and starring Oliver Reed, Rita Tushingham and Linda Goranson. A fur trapper takes a mute girl as his unwilling wife to live with him in his cabin in the woods
Tue 25 April 02:05 The Spiritualist 1948. Thriller. Director: Bernard Vorhaus. Stars Turhan Bey, Lynn Bari, Cathy O’Donnell & Richard Carlson. Christine thinks she can hear her late husband calling out of the surf on the beach one night
Tue 25 April 03:40 Top Cop 1990. Action. Stars Stephen P. Sides, Len Schlientz & Tiffany Dossey. Malone is an undercover detective but when his partner is shot dead he turns into a one-man army with a score to settle.
Tue 25 April 05:30 The Westerner Ghost of a Chance. 1962. Western Series created by Sam Peckinpah and starring Brian Keith. One of the most sophisticated westerns for its time or any other. (S1, E9)
       
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Wed 26 April 06:00 Command Performance 1937. A renowned stage singer leaves the theatre to become a gypsy after his voice weakens. Arthur Tracy (The Street Singer) and Lilli Palmer star in this romantic musical. Also stars Finlay Currie.
Wed 26 April 07:40 The Detectives Finders Keepers. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West (S1, E43)
Wed 26 April 08:40 The Way Ahead 1944. War. Director: Carol Reed. Stars Jimmy Hanley, Stanley Holloway, Trevor Howard & David Niven. After a battalion suffers casualties at Dunkirk, the gaps in the ranks must be filled by ‘call-ups’.
Wed 26 April 10:55 The David Niven Show Portrait. Stars James Best, Carolyn Jones & Robert Nichols. British actor David Niven, introduces this 1950s US anthology series. (S1, E9)
Wed 26 April 11:25 Boy With A Flute 1964. Drama. Director: Montgomery Tully. Stars Jeremy Hawk, Freda Jackson & Ursula Jeans. Mrs Winters wishes to sell her Salviani painting. But it is not as cut and dried as she thought.
Wed 26 April 12:00 Nothing but the Best 1963. Black Comedy. Created by Clive Donner. Stars Alan Bates as an ambitious real-estate clerk who is determined to crawl his way to the top of the social pile. Stars Denholm Elliott & Harry Andrews.
Wed 26 April 14:00 We Joined The Navy 1962. Comedy. Director: Wendy Toye. Stars Kenneth More, Lloyd Nolan, Joan O’Brien & Mischa Auer. Lt Commander Badger, RN: has one besetting sin. The honesty to say the right thing at the wrong time!
Wed 26 April 16:00 Glimpses: Three Days with The Fleet It’s the late 30s and we spend Three days with the Australian Navy, Cleaning the Pom-pom guns, lowering the boats, taking away a kedge anchor, the admiral coming aboard and seeing HMS Canberra at sea.
Wed 26 April 16:15 The Galloping Major 1951. Director: Henry Cornelius. Stars Basil Radford, Sidney James, Jimmy Hanley & Janette Scott. A retired British Major wants to get into horse racing but accidently buys the wrong horse.
Wed 26 April 17:55 Glimpses – A Day at the Derby Derby Day in the 1950s the bookies, the picnics, the crowds and the horses!
Wed 26 April 18:00 The Lloyd Bridges Show Yankee Stay Here. 1962. Lloyd Bridges introduces a news event, either current or the past, discussing its relevance. Stars Lloyd Bridges, Jeff Bridges & Dub Taylor. Created by: Aaron Spelling (S1, E9)
Wed 26 April 18:30 The Long & The Short & The Tall 1961. War. Directed by Leslie Norman. Stars Richard Todd, Laurence Harvey & Richard Harris. Based on the Willis Hall play. A British patrol in Burma are determined to avenge British prisoners.
Wed 26 April 20:35 Glimpses: Wide Open Town Extracts from well-known Western starring William Boyd as Hopalong Cassidy made in 1941.
Wed 26 April 20:45 Emergency 1962. Drama directed by Francis Searle and starring Dermot Walsh. When a young girl is knocked down there are only three donors of the same blood group. A frantic search to find the donors begins.
Wed 26 April 22:00 The Millionairess 1960. Comedy. Director: Anthony Asquith. Stars: Sophia Loren, Peter Sellers & Alastair Sim. Peter Sellers first big hit. She’s the world’s richest woman. But her inheritance comes with a catch
Wed 26 April 23:45 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 26 April 00:00 The Family Way 1966. Drama. Directors: Roy & John Boulting. Stars Hayley Mills, Hywel Bennett, John Mills & Marjorie Rhodes. A look at the troubles of two young newlyweds, who’s marriage has yet to be consummated.
Wed 26 April 02:15 Carnival of Souls 1962. Horror. Director: Herk Harvey. Stars Candace Hilligoss, & Frances Feist. After surviving a car accident, Mary takes a job as a church organist, but is interrupted by visions of a fiendish man.
Wed 26 April 03:45 Eegah 1962. Horror. Teenagers stumble across a prehistoric caveman, who goes on a rampage. Directed by Arch Hall Sr. Starring Arch Hall Jr., Marilyn Manning & Richard Kiel.
Wed 26 April 05:30 The Westerner Line Camp. 1962. Western Series created by Sam Peckinpah and starring Brian Keith. One of the most sophisticated westerns for its time or any other. (S1, E10)
       
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Thu 27 April 06:00 Glimpses: Three Days with The Fleet It’s the late 30s and we spend Three days with the Australian Navy, Cleaning the Pom-pom guns, lowering the boats, taking away a kedge anchor, the admiral coming aboard and seeing HMS Canberra at sea.
Thu 27 April 06:15 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.
Thu 27 April 08:00 The Detectives Fourth Commandment. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West (S1, E44)
Thu 27 April 09:00 The Plough & The Stars 1936. Drama. Starring Barbara Stanwyck. Nora attempts to lead a quiet life away from the political chaos of the Easter Rebellion that has engulfed Ireland and her home city. Directed by John Ford.
Thu 27 April 10:25 Paul Temple’s Triumph 1950. Nettlefold Films production directed by Maclean Rogers and starring John Bentley & Dinah Sheridan. Paul Temple is on the hunt for a kidnapped scientist who’s invented a secret formula.
Thu 27 April 12:00 Glimpses: Beach Angling In Lowestoft Archive footage of Lowestoft’s beach anglers and their families spending the day fishing by the shore.
Thu 27 April 12:15 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 27 April 14:00 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.
Thu 27 April 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.
Thu 27 April 16:00 Silver Fleet 1943. War. Directors: Vernon Sewell & Gordon Wellesley. Stars Ralph Richardson, Googie Withers & Esmond Knight. The Gestapo, anxious for operational submarines, meet with the owner of a Dutch port.
Thu 27 April 17:45 Glimpses: Three Days with The Fleet It’s the late 30s and we spend Three days with the Australian Navy, Cleaning the Pom-pom guns, lowering the boats, taking away a kedge anchor, the admiral coming aboard and seeing HMS Canberra at sea.
Thu 27 April 18:00 The Lloyd Bridges Show The Miracle of Mesa Verde. 1962. Lloyd Bridges introduces a news event, either current or the past, discussing its relevance. Stars Jeff Bridges & Dub Taylor. Created by: Aaron Spelling (S1, E10)
Thu 27 April 18:30 They Who Dare 1954. War Drama. Directed by Lewis Milestone. Stars Dirk Bogarde & Denholm Elliott. In Greece during the war, British commanders and patriots are ordered to destroy two strategic German airfields.
Thu 27 April 20:35 Flying Deuces 1939. Comedy. Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy join the foreign legion to get over Ollie’s broken heart.
Thu 27 April 21:55 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
Thu 27 April 22:00 House of Blackmail 1953. Crime. Directed by Maurice Elvey. An Army officer (William Sylvester) and Carol (Mary Germaine) must solve the murder of a blackmailer or be charged themselves.
Thu 27 April 23:25 Honey West 1965. The Owl and The Eye. Classic crime series produced by Aaron Spelling and starring Anne Francis. Honey must steal a jade carving from a museum. (S1, E2)
Thu 27 April 23:55 Glimpses – The Wayward Wind Parkside Productions present Don Archell in ‘The Wayward Wind’.
Thu 27 April 00:00 A Touch of Love 1969. Drama. Director: Waris Hussein. Stars Sandy Dennis, Ian McKellen & Eleanor Bron. Based on ‘The Millstone’. A Philosophy student falls pregnant after a one night stand with a gay TV presenter.
Thu 27 April 02:05 The Most Dangerous Game 1932. Horror. Directors: Ernest B. Schoedsack & Irving Pichel. Stars Fay Wray, Joel McCrea, Leslie Banks & Robert Armstrong. Shipwrecked on an island, a hunter becomes the guest of Count Zaroff
Thu 27 April 03:20 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 27 April 05:20 Glimpses: Wide Open Town Extracts from well-known Western starring William Boyd as Hopalong Cassidy made in 1941.
Thu 27 April 05:30 The Westerner Going Home. 1962. Western Series created by Sam Peckinpah and starring Brian Keith. One of the most sophisticated westerns for its time or any other. (S1, E11)
       
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Fri 28 April 06:00 Glimpses: Royal Gifts Filmed in 1947. A beautiful insight into the wonderful gifts given from all over the world and The Royal Family to Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip on their wedding day.
Fri 28 April 06:10 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.
Fri 28 April 07:50 The Detectives The Walls Have Eyes. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West (S1, E45)
Fri 28 April 08:50 Blood On The Sun 1945. Thriller directed by Frank Lloyd and starring James Cagney and Sylvia Sidney. A dedicated American reporter in 1930s Japan is determined to expose the government’s plan for world domination.
Fri 28 April 10:45 Echo Of Diana 1963. Joan is distraught at the death of her husband in a plane crash but all is not what it seems. Stars: Vincent Ball & Betty McDowall.
Fri 28 April 12:00 Glimpses – The Affairs Of Pierre 1937. Willie Howard stars as Professor Pierre Ginsberg, French language teacher and unfortunate victim of a case of mistaken identity in this comedy short
Fri 28 April 12:25 The Green Man 1956. Comedy. Stars Alastair Sim, Raymond Huntley, George Cole & Terry-Thomas. A watchmaker turns out to be an assassin whose target is a leading politician but his plans are stalled.
Fri 28 April 14:00 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 28 April 15:50 Glimpses: Along Pilgrims Way Made by Walton Films around 1940, Details the Pilgrims way walk of the 120 miles. Focusing on Southampton, Winchester, Guildford and Canterbury. Great footage of the towns in the 40s in-between.
Fri 28 April 16:00 The Wrong Arm Of the Law 1962. Comedy. Director: Cliff Owen. Stars Peter Sellers, Lionel Jeffries, Bernard Cribbins & Nanette Newman. A gangster learns of a traitor in his midst and makes a deal with the police
Fri 28 April 17:50 Talkies: Dinah Sheridan & Jimmy Hanley A short compilation of some great performances from husband and wife team Dinah Sheridan & Jimmy Hanley. Including ‘The Story of Shirley York’, ‘Kiss the Bride Goodbye’ and many more.
Fri 28 April 18:00 The Lloyd Bridges Show Little Man, Big Bridge. 1962. Lloyd Bridges introduces a news event, either current or the past, discussing its relevance. Stars Jeff Bridges & Dub Taylor. Created by: Aaron Spelling (S1, E11)
Fri 28 April 18:30 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
Fri 28 April 20:40 Father and Son 1936. Drama. Director: MacLean Rogers. Stars James Mason, Robert Rendell & Lucille Lisle. After leaving prison, a father saves his son from the same man who had been responsible for his own conviction
Fri 28 April 22:00 The Shout 1978. Horror. Director: Jerzy Skolimowski. Stars Alan Bates, Susannah York, John Hurt & Tim Curry. Once a traveller, now a patient at a mental hospital, claims to have learnt a Aboriginal magic power.
Fri 28 April 23:45 Fantasy Films Short documentary film detailing Hollywood’s fascination with the heavenly, the devilish and the supernatural, including the Topper film series and It’s A Wonderful Life
Fri 28 April 00:00 Sea Fury 1958. Drama. Director: Cy Endfield. Stars Stanley Baker, Victor McLaglen, Robert Shaw & Roger Delgado. Two tug-boat captains must salvage a sinking freighter carrying explosives and tow it to port.
Fri 28 April 02:00 The Night Porter 1974. Psychological Thriller. Max (Bogarde), a former concentration camp guard, finds his past life catches up with him as he attempts to protect himself and Lucia (Rampling).
Fri 28 April 04:20 Rock You Sinners 1957. Musical. A disc-jockey gets his own TV show and becomes a star. Starring Jackie Collins and featuring many musical acts of the 50’s.
Fri 28 April 05:30 The Westerner Hand on the Gun. 1962. Western Series created by Sam Peckinpah and starring Brian Keith. One of the most sophisticated westerns for its time or any other. (S1, E12)
       
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Sat 29 April 06:00 Lonesome Trail 1945. Western. Director: Oliver Drake. Stars Jimmy Wakely, Lee ‘Lasses’ White & John James. Jimmy and partner Dusty have bought a ghost town in the Cherokee Strip.
Sat 29 April 07:05 Black Memory 1947. Drama. Director: Oswald Mitchell. Stars Michael Medwin, Michael Atkinson, Moyra O’Connell & Sid James. Danny Cruff Hobnobs with London’s underworld after his father is wrongly accused of murder.
Sat 29 April 08:30 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 29 April 10:00 Outcast of the Islands 1951. Drama. Directed by Carol Reed. Starring Ralph Richardson & Trevor Howard. A clerk in a south sea trading post gets involved in a smuggling plot, eventually betraying his employer in the process.
Sat 29 April 12:00 The David Niven Show Sticks and Stones. Stars John Ericson, Peggy McCay & Mort Mills. British actor David Niven, introduces this 1950s US anthology series. (S1, E10)
Sat 29 April 12:30 Glimpses – London’s West End 1936 London’s West End 1946. Step back in time to 1940s featuring the vintage advertisements at Piccadilly Circus street performers in Leicester Square and carriages riding down Oxford Street.
Sat 29 April 12:35 Henry V 1944. Drama. Director: Laurence Olivier. Stars Laurence Olivier, Robert Newton, Leslie Banks & Renee Asherson. The young King Henry V embarks on the conquest of France in 1415.
Sat 29 April 15:20 Neil Sean Meets Sir Roger Moore From Ivanhoe to the Saint, and of course starring as the great 007 James Bond. Roger Moore reveals all about his career.
Sat 29 April 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.
Sat 29 April 18:00 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.
Sat 29 April 20:00 Soft Beds, Hard Battles 1973. Comedy. Director: Roy Boulting. Stars Peter Sellers, Curt Jurgens, Francoise Pascal, Rula Lenska & Jenny Hanley. In Nazi occupied France, Maj. Robinson works with a brothel to aid the resistance
Sat 29 April 21:50 Glimpses: Along Pilgrims Way Made by Walton Films around 1940, Details the Pilgrims way walk of the 120 miles. Focusing on Southampton, Winchester, Guildford and Canterbury. Great footage of the towns in the 40s in-between.
Sat 29 April 22:00 Dementia 13 1963. Horror. Director: Francis Ford Coppola. Stars William Campbell, Patrick Magee & Luana Anders. After murdering her husband, Louise tells the family he left on urgent business.
Sat 29 April 23:30 The David Niven Show The Vengeance. Stars Dan Duryea, Dorothy Green & Adam Williams. British actor David Niven, introduces this 1950s US anthology series. (S1, E11)
Sat 29 April 00:00 Don’t Talk To Strange Men 1962. Thriller. Christina Gregg, Cyril Raymond, Gillian Lind & Dandy Nichols star in this tense and suspenseful British thriller. A serial killer is at large in the British countryside.
Sat 29 April 01:20 Too Young To Love 1959. Directed by Muriel Box. Stars Jess Conrad, Pauline Hahn, Joan Miller & Austin Willis. Based on the play, Pickup Girl by Elsa Shelley. A story of a young girl’s lapse into sex delinquency.
Sat 29 April 03:00 The Legend of Bigfoot 1975. Director: Harry Stuart Winer. Stars Ivan Marx, Peggy Marx & Yukon Frida. A documentary about the legendary creature, Bigfoot, with emphasis on him being the missing link.
Sat 29 April 04:35 Glimpses: Royal Gifts Filmed in 1947. A beautiful insight into the wonderful gifts given from all over the world and The Royal Family to Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip on their wedding day.
Sat 29 April 04:45 Let’s Go Crazy 1951. Comedy. Director: Alan Cullimore. Stars Peter Sellers & Spike Milligan. Madcap comedy short written, improvised by, and starring Peter Sellers and Spike Milligan.
Sat 29 April 05:30 The Westerner The Painting. 1962. Western Series created by Sam Peckinpah and starring Brian Keith. One of the most sophisticated westerns for its time or any other. (S1, E13)
       
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Sun 30 April 06:00 When London Sleeps 1932. Crime drama directed by Leslie S. Hiscott and starring Harold French, Francis L. Sullivan & René Ray. Slippery Rodney Haines runs a high-class gambling joint in Hampstead.
Sun 30 April 07:30 Hangman Waits 1947. Thriller. Director: A. Barr-Smith. Stars John Turnbull & Hylton Allen. This 1947 semi-documentary style featurette is a story of grisly murders by a cinema organist.
Sun 30 April 08:45 Glimpses – Sunshine Island 1939. Sunshine Island. Documentary short exploring the island of Madeira told from the perspective of a sea captain.
Sun 30 April 09:05 The Black Rider 1954. Directed by Wolf Rilla and starring Jimmy Hanley, Rona Anderson and Lionel Jeffries. A local reporter discovers a group of enemy agents, but will the story get him promotion?
Sun 30 April 10:25 Sons Of The Sea 1939. Drama. The Head of Dartmouth training college is murdered but was he the intended victim? Directed by Maurice Elvey. Starring Leslie Banks and Kay Walsh.
Sun 30 April 12:00 The David Niven Show Good Deed. Stars Keefe Brasselle, Jay C. Flippen & James Best. British actor David Niven, introduces this 1950s US anthology series. (S1, E12)
Sun 30 April 12:30 Barbados Quest 1952. Crime Drama. Starring Tom Conway, Delphi Lawrence & Brian Worth. Philatelist J.D. Everleigh hires a detective to investigate his purchase of a rare Barbados overprint stamp which may be forged
Sun 30 April 13:50 Glimpses: Along Pilgrims Way Made by Walton Films around 1940, Details the Pilgrims way walk of the 120 miles. Focusing on Southampton, Winchester, Guildford and Canterbury. Great footage of the towns in the 40s in-between.
Sun 30 April 14:00 The Intelligence Men 1965. Comedy. Director: Robert Asher. Stars Eric Morecambe, Ernie Wise, William Franklyn & April Olrich. A humble coffee shop manager is forced into the world of spies in swinging London.
Sun 30 April 16:00 Tale of a Dog 1950s. Adventure. The tale of a sheep dog. Created by Robert Hill.
Sun 30 April 16:15 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.
Sun 30 April 18:00 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.
Sun 30 April 20:00 Honey West 1965. The Abominable Snowman. Classic crime series produced by Aaron Spelling and starring Anne Francis. After agreeing to deliver a salesman’s sample case, Honey becomes marked for death. (S1, E3)
Sun 30 April 20:30 Sally Ann Put Out To Grass. 1979. Stars Julia Chambers, Stephanie Cole, Sam Kydd & Frank Mills. Drama focusing on the members of the Salvation Army, centred on the Sally Ann hostel (S1, E8)
Sun 30 April 21:00 Dick Powell Theatre A Time To Die. Dick Powell served as host to this hugely popular 60s series with a glittering cast of guest stars. Starring June Allyson & John Saxon. (S1, E11)
Sun 30 April 22:00 Soft Beds, Hard Battles 1973. Comedy. Director: Roy Boulting. Stars Peter Sellers, Curt Jurgens, Francoise Pascal, Rula Lenska & Jenny Hanley. In Nazi occupied France, Maj. Robinson works with a brothel to aid the resistance
Sun 30 April 23:50 Glimpses: Getting Married In The 60s A nostalgic glimpse of getting married in England in the 60s. The Cars, fashion, locations and traditional family gatherings.
Sun 30 April 00:00 Sleeping Car To Trieste 1948. Drama. Director: John Paddy Carstairs. Stars Jean Kent, Bonar Colleano, Albert Lieven & David Tomlinson. Agents break into an embassy in Paris to steal a diary filled with political secrets.
Sun 30 April 01:50 Dilemma 1962. Crime. In this critically acclaimed British film, Harry returns home from work to be told by a neighbour that screams came from his house moments earlier. Starring Patricia Burke & Robert Dean.
Sun 30 April 03:10 Galaxina 1980. Sci-Fi Comedy. Galaxina (Dorothy Stratten) is an android who looks after the crew on board a spacecraft. Playboy centrefold Stratten was killed by her boyfriend before this film premiered.
Sun 30 April 04:55 BFI: Terminus 1961. Drama. Directed by John Schlesinger. Iconic short of a day in the life of a London Railway Station.
Sun 30 April 05:30 The David Niven Show Fortune’s Folly. Stars Cameron Mitchell, Gail Kobe & Les Tremayne. British actor David Niven, introduces this 1950s US anthology series. (S1, E1)

May 1st - 7th

TPTV Schedule May 1st to May 7th 2017

Printable TPTV Schedule May 1st – May 7th 2017

DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Mon 01 May 06:00 Not So Dusty 1956. Comedy directed by Maclean Rogers. Two dustmen (Bill Owen and Leslie Dwyer) come into possession of a valuable book but the donor’s sister wants it back. Also starring Joy Nichols.
Mon 01 May 07:40 The Detectives Stranger In The House. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West (S1, E46)
Mon 01 May 08:40 Soho Conspiracy 1950. Drama. Restaurant owners’ daughter Dora (Zena Marshall) and press agent Guy (John Witty) plan a concert to restore a bombed church, but their plans are thwarted by a lawyer who has other plans.
Mon 01 May 10:20 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.
Mon 01 May 12:00 Glimpses: Aberdeen & Edinburgh in the 1960s Take a  Nostalgic trip to Aberdeen in the 60s, The Harbour, The streets, The shops,  Netherkirkgate, Upper Kirkgate and a short glimpse at Balmoral and Edinburgh Castle.
Mon 01 May 12:10 The Woman In Question 1950. Mystery. Directed by Anthony Asquith. Starring Dirk Bogarde and Jean Kent. Police interview the five principle suspects in the murder of Astra (Jean Kent), an enigmatic fortune teller.
Mon 01 May 14:00 Glimpses – The Wayward Wind Parkside Productions present Don Archell in ‘The Wayward Wind’.
Mon 01 May 14:05 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 01 May 15:35 Glimpses – Sunshine Island 1939. Sunshine Island. Documentary short exploring the island of Madeira told from the perspective of a sea captain.
Mon 01 May 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.
Mon 01 May 18:00 The Freewheelers Pirates. Ronald Leigh-Hunt, Tom Owen, Adrian Wright & Geoffrey Toone. While the boys go sailing, Sue and Colin track down Nero. (S6, E5)
Mon 01 May 18:30 The Million Pound Note 1954. Comedy. Director: Ronald Neame. Stars Gregory Peck, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Ronald Squire & Joyce Grenfell. Two wealthy brothers loan a penniless man 1 million pounds, in the form of one note.
Mon 01 May 20:15 Not Now Comrade 1976. Comedy. Directors: Ray Cooney & Harold Snoad. Stars Leslie Phillips, Roy Kinnear, Windsor Davies & June Whitfield. A Russian ballet star defects to the West. Chaos befalls those who try to help.
Mon 01 May 22:00 Out of The Fog 1962. Crime drama directed by Montgomery Tully. An ex-con is the prime suspect when a series of murders occur under a full moon. Every victim is a blonde young woman. Starring David Sumner
Mon 01 May 23:20 The David Niven Show Backtrack. Stars Frank Lovejoy, Dorothy Green & Stacy Harris. British actor David Niven, introduces this 1950s US anthology series. (S1, E3)
Mon 01 May 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
Mon 01 May 00:00 Soft Beds, Hard Battles 1973. Comedy. Director: Roy Boulting. Stars Peter Sellers, Curt Jurgens, Francoise Pascal, Rula Lenska & Jenny Hanley. In Nazi occupied France, Maj. Robinson works with a brothel to aid the resistance
Mon 01 May 01:50 Beast in the Cellar 1970. Horror. Something is killing British soldiers. Is a terrifying beast at large? Or something even stranger and more deadly? Starring Flora Robson, Beryl Reid, Tessa Wyatt & John Hamill.
Mon 01 May 03:35 Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde 1953. Clips from the 1920 film adaptation of the classic tale, Dr Jekyll And Mr Hyde – produced by Paul Killiam (original 1920 film stars John Barrymore, Martha Mansfield & Brandon Hurst)
Mon 01 May 03:50 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.
       
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Tue 02 May 06:00 Impulse 1955. Drama. Directed by Charles De la Tour & Cy Endfield. Stars Arthur Kennedy, Constance Smith & Joy Shelton. A Night club singer tricks an estate agent into thinking he killed a jewel thief.
Tue 02 May 07:35 The Detectives Saturday Edition. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West (S1, E47)
Tue 02 May 08:35 Tommy the Toreador 1959. Musical. Directed by John Paddy Carstairs. Stars Tommy Steele, Janet Munro & Sidney James. Tommy Steele plays a sailor who takes the place of a recently arrested matador at a local bullfight.
Tue 02 May 10:20 Passport To Treason 1956. Crime drama directed by Robert S. Baker and starring Rod Cameron and Lois Maxwell. Clifford, an American private eye, stationed in London for the sake of a murdered friend, takes over a case.
Tue 02 May 12:00 Dentist on the Job 1961. Comedy. Directed by C.M. Pennington-Richards. Stars Bob Monkhouse, Kenneth Connor & Ronnie Stevens. Colonel J.J. Proudfoot is looking for a dentist to endorse his new brand of toothpaste.
Tue 02 May 13:45 Glimpses: Glaciers & Gold Short black-and-white documentary film detailing the people and natural resources of Alaska.
Tue 02 May 14:00 Shadow Of The Eagle 1950. Drama. Director: Sidney Salkow. Stars Richard Greene, Valentina Cortese & Greta Gynt. During the eighteenth century the Empress of Russia sends her lover to kidnap her rival for the throne.
Tue 02 May 15:50 Glimpses: Aberdeen & Edinburgh in the 1960s Take a  Nostalgic trip to Aberdeen in the 60s, The Harbour, The streets, The shops,  Netherkirkgate, Upper Kirkgate and a short glimpse at Balmoral and Edinburgh Castle.
Tue 02 May 16:00 The Weapon 1956. Thriller. Directed by Val Guest. Stars Steve Cochran, Lizabeth Scott, Herbert Marshall & George Cole. In an old abandoned building, Erik finds a 10 year old murder weapon stuck to a brick.
Tue 02 May 17:40 Glimpses: Western Melodies Stars Dick Foran & Anne Gwynne. A collection of musical numbers from the Westerns, featuring archive footage of frontier life.
Tue 02 May 18:00 The Lloyd Bridges Show Permission Granted. 1962. Lloyd Bridges introduces a news event, either current or the past, discussing its relevance. Stars Jeff Bridges & Dub Taylor. Created by: Aaron Spelling (S1, E12)
Tue 02 May 18:30 Life & Death Of Colonel Blimp 1943. War. Directors: Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger. Stars Roland Culver, Deborah Kerr & Roger Livesey. A British soldier’s journey through the ranks from the Boer War to WW2.
Tue 02 May 21:40 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.
Tue 02 May 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.
Tue 02 May 23:50 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 02 May 00:00 The 14 1973. Drama. Director: David Hemmings. Stars Jack Wild, Alun Armstrong, June Brown & Cheryl Hall. Based on a true story in London’s East End. 14 kids stick together after the death of their mother.
Tue 02 May 02:00 Murder! 1930. Mystery. Director: Alfred Hitchcock. Stars Herbert Marshall, Norah Baring & Phyllis Konstam. A juror in a murder trial, after voting to convict has second thoughts and begins investigating alone
Tue 02 May 04:05 Talkies – Vera Day Our guest star is the beautiful Vera Day who discusses her interesting life and career in film.
Tue 02 May 04:20 Woman Eater 1958. Sci-Fi. Directed By Charles Saunders. Stars George Coulouris & Vera Day. A mad scientist captures women and feeds them to a flesh eating tree.
Tue 02 May 05:45 Auburns 1938 Gold Rush.. Held at Auburn, CA. Consisting of a parade held through town. Different floats, queen contestants are shown & a staged fire truck. Wonderful California Americana from the 1930’s.
       
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Wed 03 May 06:00 Tiger By The Tail 1955. Drama. Directed by John Gilling. John Desmond, (Larry Parks) meets a mysterious woman (Lisa Daniely) who turns out to be part of a counterfeit ring and Desmond is caught up in the whole affair.
Wed 03 May 07:40 Tate Home Town. 1960. Western. Stars David McLean. Tate returns home to help the town’s aging marshal guard a prisoner from a mob that wants to free him from being hanged. (S1, E1)
Wed 03 May 08:10 Send For Paul Temple 1946. Crime drama directed by John Argyle and starring Anthony Hulme and Joy Shelton. Scotland Yard calls in novelist and amateur detective Paul Temple to help track down a gang of diamond robbers.
Wed 03 May 09:50 The David Niven Show Life Line. Stars Don Taylor, Christine White & Richard Erdman. British actor David Niven, introduces this 1950s US anthology series. (S1, E2)
Wed 03 May 10:20 Greed of William Hart 1950. 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.
Wed 03 May 11:50 Glimpses: Dr Cyclops Castle Films Present glimpses of the film Dr. Cyclops. Directed by: Ernest B. Schoedsack Stars: Albert Dekker, Thomas Coley, Janice Logan.
Wed 03 May 12:00 It’s a Great Day 1955. Starring Ruth Dunning, Edward Evans, Sidney James, Sheila Sweet, Peter Bryant, Nancy Roberts and Vera Day. Comedy based on the hugely successful TV series ‘The Groves’
Wed 03 May 13:20 The David Niven Show The Twist of the Key. Joan Banks, John Dehner & Anne Francis. British actor David Niven, introduces this 1950s US anthology series. (S1, E5)
Wed 03 May 13:50 Glimpses: Royal Gifts Filmed in 1947. A beautiful insight into the wonderful gifts given from all over the world and The Royal Family to Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip on their wedding day.
Wed 03 May 14:00 Liz Fraser Presents… Desert Mice. Liz Fraser discusses her character and gives special anecdotes and stories from her time in the film
Wed 03 May 14:05 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.
Wed 03 May 15:45 Glimpses: Gardens of England 1941. Short educational film showcasing some of England’s most beautiful gardens, including the historic gardens of Hampton Court.
Wed 03 May 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.
Wed 03 May 17:50 Glimpses: Along Pilgrims Way Made by Walton Films around 1940, Details the Pilgrims way walk of the 120 miles. Focusing on Southampton, Winchester, Guildford and Canterbury. Great footage of the towns in the 40s in-between.
Wed 03 May 18:00 The Lloyd Bridges Show Gentleman in Blue. 1962. Lloyd Bridges introduces a news event, either current or the past, discussing its relevance. Stars Jeff Bridges & Dub Taylor. Created by: Aaron Spelling (S1, E13)
Wed 03 May 18:30 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.
Wed 03 May 20:15 Time Is My Enemy 1954. Drama. Director: Don Chaffey. Stars Dennis Price, Renee Asherson, Susan Shaw, William Franklyn & Patrick Barr. A re-married woman is blackmailed by her first husband, who she believed was dead.
Wed 03 May 21:30 The David Niven Show The Promise. Eddie Albert, Fay Wray & Fay Baker. British actor David Niven, introduces this 1950s US anthology series. (S1, E4)
Wed 03 May 22:00 Cry From The Streets 1958. Drama starring Max Bygraves, Barbara Murray and Colin Petersen. A welfare worker becomes emotionally involved with a group of homeless children. Music by Larry Adler.
Wed 03 May 00:00 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 03 May 01:50 Legend Of The Witches 1969. Docu-drama. Directed by Malcolm Leigh. Originally X-rated, the famous cult film about witches and witchcraft in Britain.
Wed 03 May 03:15 Millennium 1989. Sci-Fi. Director: Michael Anderson. Stars Kris Kristofferson, Cheryl Ladd, Daniel J Travanti and Robert Joy. Bill smith falls in love with a woman from the future on a mission to save humanity.
Wed 03 May 05:15 Let’s Go Crazy 1951. Comedy. Director: Alan Cullimore. Stars Peter Sellers & Spike Milligan. Madcap comedy short written, improvised by, and starring Peter Sellers and Spike Milligan.
       
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Thu 04 May 06:00 Glimpses: Let’s visit the Crofters Short documentary detailing the farming traditions of the Shetland Islands, from the Crofters’ summertime sheep drive to the drama of the annual herring haul.
Thu 04 May 06:20 Melody Club 1949. Comedy. A nitwit investigator (Terry Thomas) goes undercover in a restaurant to catch a gang of crooks.
Thu 04 May 07:40 Tate Stopover. 1960. Western. Stars David McLean. Tate goes to present a wanted outlaw to the sheriff to collect the bounty, but Tate runs into a young hothead itching to put a notch on his gun. (S1, E2)
Thu 04 May 08:10 The David Niven Show A Day of Small Miracles. Eddie Bracken, Eddie Bracken & Linda Watkins. British actor David Niven, introduces this 1950s US anthology series. (S1, E6)
Thu 04 May 08:40 My Wife’s Lodger 1952. Comedy. Director: Maurice Elvey. Stars Diana Dors, Dominic Roche, Olive Sloane. A husband returns from the war to find his children grown up and his wife too friendly with the lodger.
Thu 04 May 10:15 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 04 May 12:00 Memories of Diana Dors Jason Dors-Lake and Jess Conrad sit down to discuss the life and career of Diana Dors.
Thu 04 May 12:15 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.
Thu 04 May 14:00 Memories Of Diana Dors Jess Conrad OBE reminisces on the success of Diana Dors
Thu 04 May 14:05 The Great Game 1952. Comedy. Director: Maurice Elvey. Stars Diana Dors, Thora Hird & John Laurie. A wealthy chairman of Burnville United makes an unethical approach to a star player of another club.
Thu 04 May 15:40 Memories of Diana Dors Jason Dors-Lake talks openly and frankly about his mother and father.
Thu 04 May 16:00 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.
Thu 04 May 18:00 The Lloyd Bridges Show The Sound of Angels. 1962. Lloyd Bridges introduces a news event, either current or the past, discussing its relevance. Stars Jeff Bridges & Dub Taylor. Created by: Aaron Spelling (S1, E14)
Thu 04 May 18:30 Burke’s Law 1967. Who Killed Alex Debbs? Stars Diana Dors. The crime-solving adventures of debonair Amos Burke (Gene Barry), an L.A.P.D. homicide captain who is also a millionaire. (S1, E6)
Thu 04 May 19:30 Tread Softly Stranger 1958. Crime Drama. Sizzling Calico (Diana Dors) plans a robbery to cover-up embezzlement and gambling debts of brothers John (George Baker) and Dave (Terence Morgan).
Thu 04 May 21:15 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)
Thu 04 May 21:45 Memories of Diana Dors Jason Dors-Lake and Jess Conrad sit down to discuss the life and career of Diana Dors.
Thu 04 May 22:00 I Married A Woman 1958. Comedy. An advertising executive finds his work and his sex life have become entwined! Starring George Gobel & Diana Dors.
Thu 04 May 23:40 Tell Me Another: Diana Dors Wonderful interview extracts of Diana Dors with personal anecdotes as told to Dick Hills, selected from the series Tell Me Another filmed in 1978.
Thu 04 May 23:55 Memories Of Diana Dors Jess Conrad OBE reminisces on the success of Diana Dors
Thu 04 May 00:00 Hannie Caulder 1971. Western. Robert Culp, Raquel Welch, Ernest Borgnine, Diana Dors & Christopher Lee star in this hard-edged Western. An outlaw gang descend on an innocent ranching family.
Thu 04 May 01:45 The Kid From Brooklyn 1946. Comedy. Director: Norman Z Mcleod. Stars Danny Kaye, Eve Arden, Steve Cochran & Virginia Mayo. Through a fluke, a timid milkman knocks out a champion fighter and decides to go pro.
Thu 04 May 03:55 A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square 1979. Drama. Released from prison, Pinky (Richard Jordan) vows to go straight, but after taking a maintenance job, he attracts a lot of attention. Starring David Niven
       
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Fri 05 May 06:00 Gentle Trap 1960. A locksmith on his first burglary is on the run when a rival gang wants his haul. Stars Spencer Teakle & Martin Benson.
Fri 05 May 07:15 Tate The Bounty Hunter. 1960. Western. Stars David McLean. Robert Culp plays a bounty hunter who is seeking Tate for a murder that he didn’t commit. (S1, E3)
Fri 05 May 07:45 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 Simms.
Fri 05 May 09:30 The Rogues 1965. Fringe Benefits. Gig Young, David Niven and Charles Boyer are The Rogues, members of two related families of international forgers and conmen. (S1, E10)
Fri 05 May 10:30 Gelignite Gang 1955. Directed by Terence Fisher and starring Wayne Morris, Sandra Dorne and Patrick Holt. Set in London’s Soho, a gang of ruthless safecrackers plan their next robbery.
Fri 05 May 12:00 The Case of Charles Peace 1949. Drama. Made at Merton Park Studios, based on a true story, directed by Norman Lee. The film recounts the exploits through the trial of Charles Peace. Starring Michael Martin-Harvey.
Fri 05 May 13:45 Glimpses – Dover 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
Fri 05 May 14:00 Sleeping Car To Trieste 1948. Drama. Director: John Paddy Carstairs. Stars Jean Kent, Bonar Colleano, Albert Lieven & David Tomlinson. Agents break into an embassy in Paris to steal a diary filled with political secrets.
Fri 05 May 15:50 Glimpses: Who’s Crazy 1950. Produced By EJ Fancey. We take a trip around England meeting various oddities and obscurities including a hair raising Taxi drive around 1950s central London.
Fri 05 May 16:00 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.
Fri 05 May 17:35 BFI: Elizabethan Express 1954. Factual. Directed by Tony Thompson. An account of the first journey by the new Elizabethan Express service from London to Edinburgh. The world’s longest non-stop daily to average 60 mph.
Fri 05 May 18:00 The Lloyd Bridges Show Now, You Take Your Average Rock. 1962. Lloyd Bridges introduces a news event, either current or the past, discussing its relevance. Stars Jeff Bridges & Dub Taylor. Created by: Aaron Spelling (S1, E15)
Fri 05 May 18:30 Neil Sean Meets Sir Roger Moore From Ivanhoe to the Saint, and of course starring as the great 007 James Bond. Roger Moore reveals all about his career.
Fri 05 May 19:10 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 05 May 21:10 Calling All Cars 1954. Starring Cardew Robinson, Adrienne Fancey, John Fitzgerald and Pauline Olsen. Comedy documentary, centring on the Dover Harbour car terminal. Directed by Maclean Rogers.
Fri 05 May 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.
Fri 05 May 23:35 Glimpses – Just for Fun The zany comedy and rarefied glamour of 1920s Hollywood come to life in this compilation of Mack Sennett’s work.
Fri 05 May 00:00 Soft Beds, Hard Battles 1973. Comedy. Director: Roy Boulting. Stars Peter Sellers, Curt Jurgens, Francoise Pascal, Rula Lenska & Jenny Hanley. In Nazi occupied France, Maj. Robinson works with a brothel to aid the resistance
Fri 05 May 01:50 Dateline Diamonds 1965. Directed By Jeremy Summers. Comedy musical stars The Small Faces, The Chantelles and Kiki Dee. Lester Benson (Kenneth Cope) the manager of top rock band The Small Faces, is hiding a secret.
Fri 05 May 03:20 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 05 May 05:40 Glimpses: Western Melodies Stars Dick Foran & Anne Gwynne. A collection of musical numbers from the Westerns, featuring archive footage of frontier life.
       
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Sat 06 May 06:00 Breaking Point 1961.The nephew of a printer gets involved with foreign spies intent on making counterfeit money. Stars Peter Reynolds & Dermot Walsh.
Sat 06 May 07:10 Tate The Mary Hardin Story. 1960. Western. Stars David McLean. When Tetlow (Mort Mills) tries to take her property Mary Hardin (Julie Adams) asks Tate for help. (S1, E4)
Sat 06 May 07:40 Night Ride 1937. Drama. Director: John Paddy Carstairs. Stars Jimmy Hanley, Wally Patch, Julian Vedey & Joan Ponsford. Two drivers, sacked by the crooked trucking company they work for, decide to form their own
Sat 06 May 09:10 Blind Spot 1958. Crime Drama directed by Peter Maxwell. Starring Robert Mackenzie, Michael Caine and Delphi Lawrence. US Officer Adams, blinded during the war, is framed on a diamond-smuggling rap.
Sat 06 May 10:40 Stormy Crossing 1958. Drama directed by CM Pennington-Richards. Stars John Ireland, Derek Bond & Joy Webster. A story of a fateful cross channel swim. Great shots of Dover in the 50s.
Sat 06 May 12:00 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.
Sat 06 May 12:30 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.
Sat 06 May 14:20 Glimpses: Beach Angling In Lowestoft Archive footage of Lowestoft’s beach anglers and their families spending the day fishing by the shore.
Sat 06 May 14:30 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.
Sat 06 May 16:00 Shadow Of The Eagle 1950. Drama. Director: Sidney Salkow. Stars Richard Greene, Valentina Cortese & Greta Gynt. During the eighteenth century the Empress of Russia sends her lover to kidnap her rival for the throne.
Sat 06 May 17:50 Glimpses: Who’s Crazy 1950. Produced By EJ Fancey. We take a trip around England meeting various oddities and obscurities including a hair raising Taxi drive around 1950s central London.
Sat 06 May 18:00 The Birthday Present 1957. Drama. Directed by Pat Jackson. Stars Tony Britton, Sylvia Syms, Jack Watling and Geoffrey Keen. A salesman loses his job after serving time in prison and struggles to find a new job.
Sat 06 May 20:05 Time Is My Enemy 1954. Drama. Director: Don Chaffey. Stars Dennis Price, Renee Asherson, Susan Shaw, William Franklyn & Patrick Barr. A re-married woman is blackmailed by her first husband, who she believed was dead.
Sat 06 May 21:20 BFI: Waverley Steps 1948. Factual. Director: John Eldridge. With visual grace, and wit, the film entwines a coalman’s working day with students’ revels by night, the proceedings of a court with the rituals of a courtship
Sat 06 May 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.
Sat 06 May 23:50 Glimpses – News Thrills of 1942 1942. Highlights of the important war events of the year 1942, including the attack on Pearl Harbour.
Sat 06 May 00:00 Life & Death Of Colonel Blimp 1943. War. Directors: Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger. Stars Roland Culver, Deborah Kerr & Roger Livesey. A British soldier’s journey through the ranks from the Boer War to WW2.
Sat 06 May 03:10 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.
Sat 06 May 05:10 The Rogues 1965. Gig Young, David Niven and Charles Boyer are The Rogues, members of two related families of international forgers and conmen. (S2, E9)
       
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Sun 07 May 06:00 Tale of a Dog 1950s. Adventure. The tale of a sheep dog. Created by Robert Hill.
Sun 07 May 06:15 Band of Thieves 1962. Musical Comedy with Acker Bilk, Jimmy Thompson, Jennifer Jayne, Geoffrey Sumner & Maudie Edwards. One of the truly great Trad’ Jazz films of all time.
Sun 07 May 07:35 Tell Me Another: Acker Bilk Exclusive Interviews with Acker Bilk filmed in 1976 – Extracts of a selection of topics covered by Acker Bilk and personal anecdotes as told to Dick Hills.
Sun 07 May 07:50 Tate Voices Of The Town. 1960. Western. Stars David McLean. The adventures of a one-armed gun fighter who lost his arm in the Civil War. (S1, E5)
Sun 07 May 08:20 The Price of Silence 1959. Drama. Director: Montgomery Tully. Stars Gordon Jackson, June Thorburn & Mary Clare. Roger forges a new life for himself after his release from prison. But his past catches up with him.
Sun 07 May 09:55 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.
Sun 07 May 11:25 Mystery at Monstein 1954. Thriller. Director: Joe Mendoza. Stars Peter Illing. A ski champion uncle tries to kill his nephew in order to gain his inheritance in this British crime mystery short film.
Sun 07 May 12:00 Glimpses: Aberdeen & Edinburgh in the 1960s Take a  Nostalgic trip to Aberdeen in the 60s, The Harbour, The streets, The shops,  Netherkirkgate, Upper Kirkgate and a short glimpse at Balmoral and Edinburgh Castle.
Sun 07 May 12:10 Shadow Of The Eagle 1950. Drama. Director: Sidney Salkow. Stars Richard Greene, Valentina Cortese & Greta Gynt. During the eighteenth century the Empress of Russia sends her lover to kidnap her rival for the throne.
Sun 07 May 14:00 Hot Enough For June 1964. Comedy. Directed by Ralph Thomas and starring Dirk Bogarde, Sylva Koscina, Robert Morley and Leo McKern. British Intelligence sends a Czech-speaking British writer to Prague on a mission.
Sun 07 May 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.
Sun 07 May 17:30 Tell Me Another Comedy Greats A Comedy Compilation of stories from Arthur Askey, Jim Dale, Jimmy Jewel, Ted Ray, Roy Hudd, Spike Milligan, Reg Varney, Leslie Phillips, Terry Scott, Thora Hird, Warren Mitchell & Peggy Mount
Sun 07 May 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.
Sun 07 May 19:35 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
Sun 07 May 20:25 Glimpses: Show Me the Way to Go.. The Kentones sing ‘Show Me The Way To Go Home?’. Directed by Roger Proudlock.
Sun 07 May 20:30 Capone Investment A Murder Missing. 1974. Thriller. Stars Glyn Owen, Peter Sallis, Isobel Black & John Thaw. an investigation reveals that $4m of a gangster’s gains may be located in England. (S1, E1)
Sun 07 May 21:00 Dick Powell Theatre Obituary For Mr X. Dick Powell served as host to this hugely popular 60s series with a glittering cast of guest stars. Starring Steve Crocran, Nancey Reagan, Gary Merrill & John Ireland. (S1, E12)
Sun 07 May 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.
Sun 07 May 23:50 Glimpses: Riot On Ice 1943. Excerpts from Abbott & Costello’s 1943 comedy feature, Hit the Ice.
Sun 07 May 00:00 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.
Sun 07 May 01:40 Beach Girls 1982. Comedy. A coming-of-age story about a bookish young woman who changes to a femme fatale during her summer vacation.
Sun 07 May 03:30 The Adventures of Marco Polo 1938. Adventure. Director: Archie Mayo. Stars Alan Hale, Basil Rathbone, Binnie Barnes & Gary Cooper. Marco Polo sets sail for Peking, China. But plot to overthrow the emperor is revealed.
Sun 07 May 05:35 BFI: Elizabethan Express 1954. Factual. Directed by Tony Thompson. An account of the first journey by the new Elizabethan Express service from London to Edinburgh. The world’s longest non-stop daily to average 60 mph.

May 8th - 14th

TPTV Schedule May 8th to May 14th 2017

Printable TPTV Schedule May 8th – May 14th 2017

DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Mon 08 May 06:00 Johnny On The Spot 1954. Crime directed by Maclean Rogers. Johnny (Hugh McDermott) returns from a prison sentence to get the man who framed him.
Mon 08 May 07:30 Tate A Lethal Pride. 1960. Western. Stars David McLean. The adventures of a one-armed gun fighter who lost his arm in the Civil War. (S1, E6)
Mon 08 May 08:00 Assignment Redhead 1956. Drama. Starring Hollywood’s Richard Denning as the secret agent, Carole Mathews as the luscious nightclub vocalist and Ronald Adam as the chameleon-like criminal. A story of money and crime.
Mon 08 May 09:35 Glimpses: Dr Cyclops Castle Films Present glimpses of the film Dr. Cyclops. Directed by: Ernest B. Schoedsack Stars: Albert Dekker, Thomas Coley, Janice Logan.
Mon 08 May 09:45 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.
Mon 08 May 11:25 BFI: Terminus 1961. Drama. Directed by John Schlesinger. Iconic short of a day in the life of a London Railway Station.
Mon 08 May 12:00 Glimpses: 34 Moore Street Visit the Gray family at 34 Moore Street, Chelsea, London in 1958. An insight into family life. A Baby’s First steps, mud pies, playing in the street, a brownie parade and a christening.
Mon 08 May 12:10 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.
Mon 08 May 14:00 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.
Mon 08 May 15:35 Glimpses: Boarding House Blues 1931. Stars Louise Fadenza, Iriving Bacon & Max Davidson. Anarchy reigns at Mrs Fitts’ boarding house where the residents are just as loony as the staff.
Mon 08 May 16:00 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.
Mon 08 May 18:00 The Freewheelers The Threat. Ronald Leigh-Hunt, Wendy Padbury & Adrian Wright. Colin has been shot and Sue is up to her neck in trouble. Nero is getting closer to perfecting Medusa. (S6, E6)
Mon 08 May 18:30 They Can’t Hang Me 1955. Drama. Director: Val Guest. Stars Terence Morgan, Yolande Donlan & Anthony Oliver. A senior civil servant is condemned to hang for murder but he claims to have top secret security information.
Mon 08 May 20:00 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.
Mon 08 May 21:45 Glimpses: Sail Ho 1941. Director: Del Frazier. Comic glimpse of a novice pleasure boat sailor in Australia, featuring beautiful footage of yachts sailing along the Australian coast.
Mon 08 May 22:00 Cosh Boy 1953. Drama. Director: Lewis Gilbert. Stars James Kenney, Hermione Baddeley, Joan Collins & Hermione Gingold. In post WW2 London, Roy and his gang drift into more and more serious offenses.
Mon 08 May 23:30 Honey West 1965. Matter of Wife and Death. Classic crime series produced by Aaron Spelling and starring Anne Francis. Someone tries to sink a ship carrying Honey and a woman who hired her. (S1, E4)
Mon 08 May 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.
Mon 08 May 02:00 Invasion of the Bee Girls 1973. Sci-Fi Horror. Starring William Smith, Anitra Ford, Victoria Vetri. A cosmic force is turning earth girls into queen bees who ‘love’ their men to death.
Mon 08 May 03:45 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.
Mon 08 May 05:50 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.
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
  Time Programme Synopsis
Tue 09 May 06:00 Curse of the Wraydons 1946. Horror. A young captain, after participating in a duel, becomes the suspect in a series of killings near Epping Forest. Directed by Victor M Gover. Starring Tod Slaughter & Bruce Seton.
Tue 09 May 07:55 Tate Tigrero. 1960. Western. Stars David McLean. The adventures of a one-armed gun fighter who lost his arm in the Civil War. (S1, E7)
Tue 09 May 08:25 Cuckoo Patrol 1967. Comedy. Freddie Garrity of Freddie and the Dreamers fame is the scout cub leader of a bunch of misfits. Stars: Kenneth Connor, John Le Mesurier and Bernie Dwyer
Tue 09 May 10:00 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 09 May 10:10 House of Darkness 1948. Horror. Director: Oswald Mitchell. Starring Lesley Brook, John Stuart, and in his debut feature, Laurence Harvey. A man visits a haunted house, and is terrorised by the ghost of a murder victim.
Tue 09 May 11:25 Mystery at Monstein 1954. Thriller. Director: Joe Mendoza. Stars Peter Illing. A ski champion uncle tries to kill his nephew in order to gain his inheritance in this British crime mystery short film.
Tue 09 May 12:00 Tarka The Otter 1979. Family. Director: David Cobham. Stars Peter Ustinov, Peter Bennett & Edward Underdown. A family film which follows the life of an otter and its adventures in the wild.
Tue 09 May 13:50 Talkies: Sam Kydd A brief look at the career of Sam Kydd, a well-known and much loved English actor who appeared in over 200 films and countless TV series.
Tue 09 May 14:00 Interrupted Journey 1949. Thriller. Director: Daniel Birt. Stars Valerie Hobson, Richard Todd, Christine Norden & Tom Walls. John’s wife appears to have been shot after finding her body in the wreckage of a train crash.
Tue 09 May 15:40 Glimpses – Silversmith Short documentary film about the inner workings of a silversmith’s workshop
Tue 09 May 16:00 Tawny Pipit 1944. Drama. Directed by Bernard Miles and Charles Saunders. Starring Bernard Miles, Rosamund John and Niall MacGinnis. A village bands together to save it’s wildlife from road development.
Tue 09 May 17:40 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 09 May 18:00 The Lloyd Bridges Show The Scapegoat. 1962. Lloyd Bridges introduces a news event, either current or the past, discussing its relevance. Stars Lloyd Bridges, Jeff Bridges & Dub Taylor. Created by: Aaron Spelling (S1, E16)
Tue 09 May 18:30 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.
Tue 09 May 21:00 All In Good Fun 1956. Comedy. Bob Monkhouse introduces the golden age of slapstick comedy. Mack Sennett, Chaplin, The Keystone Kops and many more.
Tue 09 May 21:50 Glimpses: Aberdeen & Edinburgh in the 1960s Take a  Nostalgic trip to Aberdeen in the 60s, The Harbour, The streets, The shops,  Netherkirkgate, Upper Kirkgate and a short glimpse at Balmoral and Edinburgh Castle.
Tue 09 May 22:00 Jungle Street 1960. Crime. Director: Charles Saunders. Stars Jill Ireland, David McCallum & Kenneth Cope. After Johnny takes the rap for a robbery he committed with Terry, Terry muscles in on Johnny’s girlfriend.
Tue 09 May 23:40 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.
Tue 09 May 00:00 I Am A Camera 1955. Drama. Director: Henry Cornelius. Stars Julie Harris, Laurence Harvey, Anton Diffring & Shelley Winters. An unusual friendship begins when an aspiring novelist, meets a cabaret entertainer.
Tue 09 May 02:00 Separate Ways 1981. Drama. An unhappy wife begins an affair, unaware that her husband is also having an affair. Starring Karen Black and Tony Lo Bianco.
Tue 09 May 03:55 Mr Kingstreet’s War 1972. Thriller. During the Second World War, American couple Mr Kingstreet (John Saxon) and Maggie (Tippi Hedren), run a reserve that is located between British and Italian colonies in South Africa.
Tue 09 May 05:45 Glimpses: Sail Ho 1941. Director: Del Frazier. Comic glimpse of a novice pleasure boat sailor in Australia, featuring beautiful footage of yachts sailing along the Australian coast.
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
  Time Programme Synopsis
Wed 10 May 06:00 No Smoking 1955. Comedy directed by Henry Cass and starring Reg Dixon, Belinda Lee and Lionel Jeffries. A village chemist invents an anti-smoking tablet but the tobacco companies aren’t happy.
Wed 10 May 07:30 Tate Comanche Scalps. 1960. Western. Stars David McLean. Amos returns home to kill the little brother who wooed away and wed Amos’ sweetheart during his long absence. (S1, E8)
Wed 10 May 08:00 Guilty? 1956. Crime. A Solicitor (John Justin) is convinced that a wartime heroine is innocent of a murder charge but he uncovers more than the evidence he needs. Stars Donald Wolfit & Sydney Tafler.
Wed 10 May 09:50 The Shillingbury Blowers 1979. Drama. Directed by Val Guest and stars Robin Nedwell, Diane Keen and Trevor Howard. The arrival of a pop star and his wife, upsets the status quo of the Shillingbury village brass band.
Wed 10 May 11:30 Take a Letter Mr Jones The Interview. Starring John Inman & Rula Lenska. Joan is about to do an interview with a reporter about being a successful woman in business and she is becoming concerned. (S1, E1)
Wed 10 May 12:00 The Princess & The Pirate 1944. Adventure. Director: David Butler. Stars Bob Hope, Virginia Mayo, Walter Brennan & Victor McLaglen. When pirates attacks cowardly actor Sylvester’s ship, he isn’t quite the hero he’d said he was
Wed 10 May 13:50 Glimpses: A Day at the Zoo Circa 1940. Comedic short film set inside a zoo, featuring touching scenes of animal families and hilarious footage of animals playing with the zoo keepers.
Wed 10 May 14:00 The Scamp 1957. Crime drama directed by Wolf Rilla and starring Richard Attenborough, Dorothy Alison, Colin Petersen. Todd Dawson is a ten year old waif with a drunken scallywag for a father.
Wed 10 May 15:45 Glimpses: All The King’s Horses Two musical numbers consisting of a runaway princess taking refuge in a local tavern to sings her worries away and gentlemen in tops and tails twirling their elegant partners around the floor.
Wed 10 May 16:00 Journey To the Centre of the Earth 1977. Adventure. Stars Kenneth More. Adapted by Jules Verne. After finding a map, Professor Otto Lindenbrock leads an expedition deep below the Earth’s surface to discover its long-hidden secrets.
Wed 10 May 17:45 Glimpses: Sail Ho 1941. Director: Del Frazier. Comic glimpse of a novice pleasure boat sailor in Australia, featuring beautiful footage of yachts sailing along the Australian coast.
Wed 10 May 18:00 The Lloyd Bridges Show The Wonder of Wanda. 1962. Lloyd Bridges introduces a news event, either current or the past, discussing its relevance. Stars Jeff Bridges & Dub Taylor. Created by: Aaron Spelling (S1, E17)
Wed 10 May 18:30 Operation Diplomat 1953. Crime Directed By John Guillermin. Stars Guy Rolfe, Lisa Daniely, Patricia Dainton. A surgeon is forced to operate on an injured man by a gang of smugglers.
Wed 10 May 20:00 They Can’t Hang Me 1955. Drama. Director: Val Guest. Stars Terence Morgan, Yolande Donlan & Anthony Oliver. A senior civil servant is condemned to hang for murder but he claims to have top secret security information.
Wed 10 May 21:30 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.
Wed 10 May 22:00 Defence Of The Realm 1985. Thriller. Directed by David Drury and stars Gabriel Bryne, Greta Scacchi, Denholm Elliott and Robbie Coltrane. After an expose article is published, an MP dies in mysterious circumstances.
Wed 10 May 00:00 The Beauty Jungle 1964. Comedy. Director: Val Guest. Stars Jeanette Scott, Ian Hendry, Edmund Purdom & Sid James. Shirley leaves her fiance and moves to London for success after participating in a beauty contest.
Wed 10 May 02:15 A Swingin’ Summer 1965. Comedy. Starring Raquel Welch in her debut film. A trio of college kids attempt to ensure summer jobs for themselves by becoming concert promoters at a lakeside dance pavilion.
Wed 10 May 03:55 Cloak Without Dagger 1956. Thriller. Director: Joseph Sterling. Stars Philip Friend, Mary Mackenzie & Leslie Dwyer. During WW2, a Major misses out on the capture of a spy. Years later, the truth is revealed.
Wed 10 May 05:15 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.
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  Time Programme Synopsis
Thu 11 May 06:00 The Flaw 1955. Crime directed by Terence Fisher. A racing driver (John Bentley) plans to murder his heiress wife (Rona Anderson). The lawyer (Donald Houston) discovers the plot.
Thu 11 May 07:15 Tate Before Sunup. 1960. Western. Stars David McLean. Holed up in Doc’s office is a wounded store keeper and the saloon girl who loves him. Clamoring outside is the town’s murderous power broker. (S1, E9)
Thu 11 May 07:45 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 11 May 09:05 Maggy Saragne Beautiful French songstress Maggy Sarragne charms the audience at La Crevette in this short from Butcher’s Films.
Thu 11 May 09:10 Woman in a Dressing Gown 1957. Anthony Quayle & Sylvia Syms star in this British drama about marital strife. Fed up with his wife Amy (Yvonne Mitchell)’s frumpy appearance, long-married Jim begins an affair.
Thu 11 May 11:00 Death is a Number 1951. Horror. Director: Robert Henryson. Stars Terence Alexander, Lesley Osmond & Denis Webb. A numerologist relates the family history of a racing driver, by the number 9, over three hundred years
Thu 11 May 12:00 Enchantment 1948. Drama. Director: Irving Reis. Stars David Niven, Farley Granger, Evelyn Keyes & Teresa Wright. An American ambulance driver stationed in London visits her reclusive grand-uncle.
Thu 11 May 14:00 After The Ball 1957. Musical. Director: Compton Bennett. Stars Pat Kirkwood, Laurence Harvey & Jerry Stovin. The biographical telling of the great music hall singer Vesta Tilley, who married into the nobility.
Thu 11 May 15:30 Take a Letter Mr Jones The Protector. Stars John Inman & Rula Lenska. Joan is running late and misses an appointment with an Australian businessman. Graham is left to entertain him but he drinks a bit too much (S1, E2)
Thu 11 May 16:00 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.
Thu 11 May 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
Thu 11 May 18:00 The Lloyd Bridges Show My Daddy Can Lick Your Daddy. 1962. Lloyd Bridges introduces a news event, either current or the past, discussing its relevance. Stars Jeff Bridges & Dub Taylor. Created by: Aaron Spelling (S1, E18)
Thu 11 May 18:30 In Which We Serve 1942. War. Directors: David Lean & Noel Coward. Noel Coward, Bernard Miles, John Mills & Celia Johnson. The survivors of the sunken HMS Torrin recall their tour of duty while awaiting rescue.
Thu 11 May 20:50 Adventures Of Jane 1949. Comedy. Directed by Edward G. Whiting. Starring Christabel Leighton-Porter & Stanelli. Jane is given a bracelet by an elderly admirer who plans to use Jane to smuggle diamonds into England.
Thu 11 May 22:00 Loot 1970. Comedy. Stars Lee Remick, Richard Attenborough & Hywel Bennett. Based on the play by ‘Joe Orton’. Two men are planning on robbing a bank but where will they hide the loot?
Thu 11 May 00:00 Poor Cow 1967. Kitchen sink drama by Ken Loach. Young mother Joy (Carol White) is forced to fend for herself when her brutal husband, Tom (Bindon), goes to jail. Can Joy find solace with Dave (Terence Stamp)?
Thu 11 May 02:00 Beat Girl 1960. Drama. Directed by Edmond T. Gréville and starring Noëlle Adam, Christopher Lee and Oliver Reed. Paul, a divorcee, marries a French lady but his daughter is determined to spoil the relationship.
Thu 11 May 03:45 Home to Danger 1951. Crime directed by Terence Fisher. Barbara (Rona Anderson) returns from abroad after her father’s suicide. A changed will leaves Barbara in mortal danger.
Thu 11 May 05:05 Fools Rush In 1955. Drama. Director: Victor H. Komow. Stars Frank Silvera, Ken Buckridge & Jean Alexander. A ship with a cargo full of diamonds gets taken over by pirates.
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
  Time Programme Synopsis
Fri 12 May 06:00 London Entertains 1951. Musical Comedy. Director E J Fancey. Starring Eamonn Andrews and the Goons. A Tour conducted by Eamonn Andrews around the Battersea Festival to a BBC Studio to hear The Goons of radio fame.
Fri 12 May 07:00 Tate The Reckoning. 1960. Western. Stars David McLean. The adventures of a one-armed gun fighter who lost his arm in the Civil War. (S1, E10)
Fri 12 May 07:30 Two on the Tiles 1951. Comedy. Director: John Guillermin. Stars Herbert Lom, Hugh McDermott & Brenda Bruce. A husband and wife are blackmailed by the butler on evidence of nights out until they combine to prevent him.
Fri 12 May 09:00 Black Memory 1947. Drama. Director: Oswald Mitchell. Stars Michael Medwin, Michael Atkinson, Moyra O’Connell & Sid James. Danny Cruff Hobnobs with London’s underworld after his father is wrongly accused of murder.
Fri 12 May 10:25 Hour of Decision 1957. Crime. Stars Lionel Jeffries & Hazel Court. Reporter Joe (Jeff Morrow) finds his wife is the prime suspect in a murder investigation.
Fri 12 May 12:00 Dentist on the Job 1961. Comedy. Directed by C.M. Pennington-Richards. Stars Bob Monkhouse, Kenneth Connor & Ronnie Stevens. Colonel J.J. Proudfoot is looking for a dentist to endorse his new brand of toothpaste.
Fri 12 May 13:45 Glimpses: All The King’s Horses Two musical numbers consisting of a runaway princess taking refuge in a local tavern to sings her worries away and gentlemen in tops and tails twirling their elegant partners around the floor.
Fri 12 May 14:00 The Fast Lady 1963. Comedy. Director: Ken Annakin. Stars Stanley Baxter, James Robertson Justice, Leslie Phillips & Julie Christie. Mr. Troon invests in a vintage Bentley to impress the daughter of a wealthy tycoon
Fri 12 May 16:00 The Boy Who Stole a Million 1960. Comedy. Directed by Charles Crichton. Stars Maurice Reyna, George Coulouris & Warren Mitchell. In this British made film, a young lad working in a bank ‘borrows’ a million to fix his dad’s taxi.
Fri 12 May 17:45 BFI: A Letter From Ayrshire 1954. Family. Directed by J.E. Ewins. This endearing travelogue takes the guise of a young lad’s letter to his New York pen pal.
Fri 12 May 18:00 The Lloyd Bridges Show A Game for Alternate Mondays. 1962. Lloyd Bridges introduces a news event, either current or the past, discussing its relevance. Stars Jeff Bridges & Dub Taylor. Created by: Aaron Spelling (S1, E19)
Fri 12 May 18:30 After The Ball 1957. Musical. Director: Compton Bennett. Stars Pat Kirkwood, Laurence Harvey & Jerry Stovin. The biographical telling of the great music hall singer Vesta Tilley, who married into the nobility.
Fri 12 May 20:00 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.
Fri 12 May 21:45 Glimpses: Sail Ho 1941. Director: Del Frazier. Comic glimpse of a novice pleasure boat sailor in Australia, featuring beautiful footage of yachts sailing along the Australian coast.
Fri 12 May 22:00 A Taste Of Honey 1961. Drama. Director: Tony Richardson. Stars Rita Tushingham, Dora Bryan & Murray Melvin. A teen, whose life is dominated by her alcoholic mother, seeks support after discovering she is pregnant.
Fri 12 May 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.
Fri 12 May 02:15 A Chorus of Disapproval 1989. Musical. A newcomer joins a village theatre company but finds more happens off stage than on it! Starring Anthony Hopkins & Jeremy Irons. Written by Alan Ayckbourn. Directed by Michael Winner.
Fri 12 May 04:10 Girdle of Gold 1952. Comedy directed by Montgomery Tully and filmed at Nettlefold. Starring Esmond Knight and Maudie Edwards. A husband hides a fortune in his wife’s girdle, only for the girdle to go ‘missing’.
Fri 12 May 05:25 The Talk of The Town Story Glitz, Glamour and Showgirls Memories of the iconic London entertainment venue The Talk of the Town, with Sir Bruce Forsyth, Anita Harris and Vince Hill hosted by Neil Sean
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  Time Programme Synopsis
Sat 13 May 06:00 Bush Pilot 1947. Adventure. Directed by Sterling Campbell. Red North is a bush pilot in Canada. Red’s half-brother decides to relocate his bush pilot business to the same lake, cutting into Red’s routes.
Sat 13 May 07:10 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’.
Sat 13 May 08:35 Arrowsmith 1931. Drama. Directed by John Ford and Starring Ronald Colman and Helen Hayes. A medical researcher is sent to a plague outbreak, where he has to decide priorities for the use of a vaccine.
Sat 13 May 10:15 Clash By Night 1963. Drama. Directed by Montgomery Tully. Starring Terence Longdon, Jennifer Jayne & Harry Fowler. A prison bus enroute to jail is hijacked by a gang determined to free their leader.
Sat 13 May 11:45 Glimpses: All The King’s Horses Two musical numbers consisting of a runaway princess taking refuge in a local tavern to sings her worries away and gentlemen in tops and tails twirling their elegant partners around the floor.
Sat 13 May 12:00 The Shillingbury Blowers 1979. Drama. Directed by Val Guest and stars Robin Nedwell, Diane Keen and Trevor Howard. The arrival of a pop star and his wife, upsets the status quo of the Shillingbury village brass band.
Sat 13 May 13:40 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.
Sat 13 May 15:10 Boy With A Flute 1964. Drama. Director: Montgomery Tully. Stars Jeremy Hawk, Freda Jackson & Ursula Jeans. Mrs Winters wishes to sell her Salviani painting. But it is not as cut and dried as she thought.
Sat 13 May 15:45 Glimpses: Sail Ho 1941. Director: Del Frazier. Comic glimpse of a novice pleasure boat sailor in Australia, featuring beautiful footage of yachts sailing along the Australian coast.
Sat 13 May 16:00 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.
Sat 13 May 17:35 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.
Sat 13 May 18:00 Interrupted Journey 1949. Thriller. Director: Daniel Birt. Stars Valerie Hobson, Richard Todd, Christine Norden & Tom Walls. John’s wife appears to have been shot after finding her body in the wreckage of a train crash.
Sat 13 May 19:40 Glimpses: Western Melodies Stars Dick Foran & Anne Gwynne. A collection of musical numbers from the Westerns, featuring archive footage of frontier life.
Sat 13 May 20:00 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 13 May 21:45 Glimpses: World War 1 The War Years A short instructional film detailing the history of the First World War for younger audiences.
Sat 13 May 22:00 Cosh Boy 1953. Drama. Director: Lewis Gilbert. Stars James Kenney, Hermione Baddeley, Joan Collins & Hermione Gingold. In post WW2 London, Roy and his gang drift into more and more serious offenses.
Sat 13 May 23:30 Honey West 1965. Live a Little, Kill A Little. Classic crime series produced by Aaron Spelling. Starring Anne Francis. Honey and an assassin race to find the former girlfriend of an underworld leader. (S1, E5)
Sat 13 May 00:00 Saturday Night & Sunday Morning 1960. Drama. Director: Karel Reisz. Stars Albert Finney, Rachel Roberts, Shirley Anne Field & Hylda Baker. In Nottingham, Arthur works in a mindless haze, but his love affairs cause him complications.
Sat 13 May 01:45 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.
Sat 13 May 04:00 Hillbillies In A Haunted House 1967. Stars Ferlin Husky, John Caradine & Basil Rathbone. Two singers and their agent spend the night at a ramshackle house. Of course, it’s haunted, and they find themselves at the mercy of ghosts.
Sat 13 May 05:45 The Good for Nothing 1914. Comedy. Stars Charles Chaplin & Charley Chase A young man hires Charlie to care for his wheelchair bound uncle while he spends time with his girlfriend. Charlie has other ideas
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Sun 14 May 06:00 Minesweeper 1943. War drama starring Richard Arlen, Jean Parker & Russell Hayden. A former naval deserter is drawn back to the services after the attack on Pearl Harbour.
Sun 14 May 07:20 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.
Sun 14 May 08:45 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.
Sun 14 May 10:15 Subway in the Sky 1959. Drama. Directed by Muriel Box. Starring Hildegard Knef, Katherine Kath & Van Johnson. A military doctor is falsely accused of dealing illegal drugs. Can he prove his innocence?
Sun 14 May 12:00 Best Years of Our Lives 1946. Drama. Director: William Wyler. Stars Dana Andrews, Fredric March, Harold Russell & Myrna Loy. After WW2, the Greatest Generation returned home to great, but bittersweet, fanfare.
Sun 14 May 15:15 BFI: Terminus 1961. Drama. Directed by John Schlesinger. Iconic short of a day in the life of a London Railway Station.
Sun 14 May 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.
Sun 14 May 16:00 After The Ball 1957. Musical. Director: Compton Bennett. Stars Pat Kirkwood, Laurence Harvey & Jerry Stovin. The biographical telling of the great music hall singer Vesta Tilley, who married into the nobility.
Sun 14 May 17:30 June Allyson Moment of Fear. 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, E18)
Sun 14 May 18:00 Time Is My Enemy 1954. Drama. Director: Don Chaffey. Stars Dennis Price, Renee Asherson, Susan Shaw, William Franklyn & Patrick Barr. A re-married woman is blackmailed by her first husband, who she believed was dead.
Sun 14 May 19:15 Burnt Evidence 1954. Drama starring Jane Hylton, Duncan Lamont and Donald Gray. Lamont plays the jealous husband of Hylton. When confronting her lover, he accidentally shoots the man and runs for the hills.
Sun 14 May 20:30 Capone Investment The Grass Is Greener. 1974. Thriller. Stars Glyn Owen, Peter Sallis, Isobel Black & John Thaw. an investigation reveals that $4m of a gangster’s gains may be located in England. (S1, E2)
Sun 14 May 21:00 Dick Powell Theatre Squadron. Dick Powell served as host to this hugely popular 60s series with a glittering cast of guest stars. Starring Patt Conway & Michael Parks. (S1, E13)
Sun 14 May 22:00 I Am A Camera 1955. Drama. Director: Henry Cornelius. Stars Julie Harris, Laurence Harvey, Anton Diffring & Shelley Winters. An unusual friendship begins when an aspiring novelist, meets a cabaret entertainer.
Sun 14 May 00:00 Entertaining Mr. Sloane 1970. Comedy. Director: Douglas Hickox. Stars: Beryl Reid, Harry Andrews & Peter McEnery. A young charmer, Mr. Sloane, weasels his way into the lives of a brother and sister, while disguising his past
Sun 14 May 01:50 Lena’s Holiday 1990. Comedy starring Nick Mancuso. A young German girl takes her dream holiday to Hollywood – what could go wrong?
Sun 14 May 03:50 Las Vegas Hillbillys 1966. Comedy with Jayne Mansfield in another popular ‘Hillbilly’ film. One hillbilly inherits a debt ridden casino.
Sun 14 May 05:35 Glimpses – The Affairs Of Pierre 1937. Willie Howard stars as Professor Pierre Ginsberg, French language teacher and unfortunate victim of a case of mistaken identity in this comedy short

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TPTV Schedule May 15th to May 21st

Printable TPTV Schedule May 15th – May 21st 2017

DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Mon 15 May 06:00 The Hi-jackers 1963. Drama. Directed by Jim O’Connolly. Starring Anthony Booth & Jacqueline Ellis. A lorry driver meets Shirley at a cafe and offers her a lift. His truck carrying valuable whiskey is later hijacked.
Mon 15 May 07:20 Tate The Gunfighters. 1960. Western. Stars David McLean. Tate takes on a train car full of fast guns when a simmering rancher vs. homesteader dispute escalates. (S1, E11)
Mon 15 May 07:50 Forces’ Sweetheart 1953. Comedy directed by Maclean Rogers. Three goofy soldiers played by Harry Secombe, Michael Bentine and Freddie Frinton vie for the affections of the lovely Judy, the ENSA-tainer.
Mon 15 May 09:20 Live It Up 1963. Featuring music from the likes of Kenny Ball, Gene Vincent and Heinz. A pop film classic from the golden era. Dave (David Hemmings) and his mates are GPO riders who dream of becoming stars.
Mon 15 May 10:40 Three Silent Men 1940. Crime. An inventor of a deadly weapon to be used against the allies is injured in a crash. Surgeon, Sir James (Sebastian Shaw) saves his life but learns of his plot. Stars Derrick De Marney
Mon 15 May 12:00 Shepherd On The Rock 1993. Drama. Directed by Bob Keen. Starring Bernard Hill, John Bowles and Betsy Brantley. A sheep farmer and his family fight for their land against the persistent efforts of a land developer.
Mon 15 May 13:55 Glimpses: Puffing Billy Marvel at some discovered archive footage of old puffing Billys from days gone by.
Mon 15 May 14:00 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.
Mon 15 May 15:35 Glimpses: Families Of The World 1977. An educational introduction to 70s England. Meet the Newton family in Leeds and see Baim School & Elland Road. We also visit York, London & the Lake District. Ending in a brief look at Scotland.
Mon 15 May 16:00 High Tide 1980. Thriller. A man just released from prison for manslaughter heads to the West Country to solve the mystery behind his victim’s cryptic last words. Stars Ian McShane, Wendy Morgan & John Bird.
Mon 15 May 17:50 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.
Mon 15 May 18:00 Freewheelers Doomsday. Ronald Leigh-Hunt, Wendy Padbury & Adrian Wright. Nero is becoming increasingly insane, Buchan and his team must prevent him from destroying the world. (S6, E7)
Mon 15 May 18:30 The Blue Parrot 1954. Crime Drama starring Dermot Walsh, Jacqueline Hill, Ferdy Mayne and John Le Mesurier. A Soho nightclub is the focus for an undercover investigation after the murder of a small time crook.
Mon 15 May 19:50 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 15 May 21:30 Honey West 1965. Whatever Lola Wants. Classic crime series produced by Aaron Spelling and starring Anne Francis. Honey is hired to escort a man to a charity ball, unaware that he is a murderer. (S1, E6)
Mon 15 May 22:00 Two Women 1960. Drama. A mother and her young daughter are brutalised mentally and physically in this Oscar-winning war drama. Starring Sophia Loren & Jean-Paul Belmondo.
Mon 15 May 00:00 Mix Me A Person 1962. Drama. Director: Leslie Norman. Stars Anne Baxter, Donald Sinden, Carole Ann Ford & Adam Faith. A barrister’s wife, who is a psychiatrist, takes on one of the cases that he has failed to win.
Mon 15 May 02:05 Wild Rebels 1967. Drama.  A stock-car driver goes undercover to infiltrate a motorcycle gang.
Mon 15 May 03:50 Frontier Town 1938. Western. Stars Tex Ritter, Karl Hackett, ‘Snub’ Pollard & White Flash the horse. Tex and his pals Stubby and Pertwee battle with a gang of counterfeiters.
Mon 15 May 05:00 The Kilties are Coming 1951. Factual. Director: Robert Jordan Hill. Stars MacDonald Hobley, Peter Sinclair & The Royal Kiltie Juniors. Rare variety acts and interviews by young Scottish artists.
       
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Tue 16 May 06:00 Glimpses: Moulin Rouge A brief look at the cinematic masterpiece that is Moulin Rouge (1952). Directed by John Huston. Stars Jose Ferrer & Zsa Zsa Gabor.
Tue 16 May 06:20 The Broken Horseshoe 1953. Crime drama. A hit and run victim is operated on by Dr. Fenton (Robert Beatty), the victim is later murdered and the doctor is involved. Starring Elizabeth Sellars.
Tue 16 May 07:55 Tate Quiet After The Storm. 1960. Western. Stars David McLean. Tate tracks down a saloon girl’s killer. On the trail back to town, the girl’s two brothers arrive seeking blood vengeance. (S1, E12)
Tue 16 May 08:25 Master Spy 1964. Drama. Directed By Montgomery Tully. Starring Stephen Murray. A Russian scientist working for the British is suspected of being a ‘plant’, sent to monitor nuclear secrets for the Communists.
Tue 16 May 09:50 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 16 May 11:35 Glimpses: Families Of The World 1977. An educational introduction to 70s England. Meet the Newton family in Leeds and see Baim School & Elland Road. We also visit York, London & the Lake District. Ending in a brief look at Scotland.
Tue 16 May 12:00 Hindle Wakes 1952. Drama starring Leslie Dwyer and Lisa Daniely. Successful remake of one of the earliest British talkies. Set in the Hindle, two mill workers take off to Blackpool for the ‘Wakes’ holiday.
Tue 16 May 13:45 Concorde In Flight 1969. Silver Screen Presents, Concorde. The first test flight from Toulouse, France, made with the British Airports Authorities. Includes shots of Trafalgar Square & the Royal family viewing the event
Tue 16 May 14:00 Glimpses: Concorde In Flight 1942. War. Director: Harold French. Stars Richard Greene, Valerie Hobson & Basil Radford. A war correspondent during WW2 returns to London and becomes suspicious of a peace organisation.
Tue 16 May 15:40 Glimpses: Down The Thames Take a trip aboard the Actief, as it floats down the Thames in the early 1970s. We visit Windsor, Marlow and meet the boat builders in Hurley.
Tue 16 May 16:00 The Adventurers 1951. Adventure. Director: David MacDonald. Stars Jack Hawkins, Dennis Price, Siobhan McKenna & Peter Hammond. During the Boer War, several men go into the South African veldt in search of diamonds.
Tue 16 May 17:35 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.
Tue 16 May 18:00 The Lloyd Bridges Show A Personal Matter. 1962. Lloyd Bridges introduces a news event, either current or the past, discussing its relevance. Stars Jeff Bridges & Dub Taylor. Created by: Aaron Spelling (S1, E20)
Tue 16 May 18:30 Folly To Be Wise 1952. Comedy. Stars Alastair Sim, Elizabeth Allan & Roland Culver. Newly arrived Army Chaplin, Captain Paris (Alastair Sim) attempts to book various acts for the entertainment of a troop of soldiers.
Tue 16 May 20:20 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 16 May 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.
Tue 16 May 23:50 Glimpses: Concorde In Flight 1969. Silver Screen Presents, Concorde. The first test flight from Toulouse, France, made with the British Airports Authorities. Includes shots of Trafalgar Square & the Royal family viewing the event
Tue 16 May 00:00 Cool it Carol 1972. Adult Comedy. Joe (Robin Askwith) and Carol (Janet Lynn) decide to head down to London for work. The naive couple become drawn to the more seedy side of London. Also Stars Jess Conrad.
Tue 16 May 02:00 Beast From Haunted Cave 1959. Horror. Directed by Monte Hellman and stars Michael Forest, Sheila Noonan and Frank Wolf. After thieves pull off a heist and flee into the wilderness, they are pursued by a spider-like monster.
Tue 16 May 03:30 Lonesome Trail 1945. Western. Director: Oliver Drake. Stars Jimmy Wakely, Lee ‘Lasses’ White & John James. Jimmy and partner Dusty have bought a ghost town in the Cherokee Strip.
Tue 16 May 04:35 Honeymoon 1947. Comedy. A prospective bride and groom have misadventures in Mexico City. Starring Shirley Temple, Franchot Tone and Guy Madison.
       
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Wed 17 May 06:00 Penny Points to Paradise 1951. Comedy. Director: Tony Young. Stars Peter Sellers in his first screen appearance, Spike Milligan & Harry Secombe. After winning £100,000. Secombe & Milligan meet a fast talking salesman
Wed 17 May 07:30 Tate The Return of Jessica Jackson. 1960. Western. Stars David McLean. When a man’s wife returns after being abducted 8 years ago, he did not expect her to bring home a half-indian child. (S1, E13)
Wed 17 May 08:00 She Knows Y’Know 1962. Comedy. Director: Montgomery Tully. Stars Hylda Baker, Cyril Smith, Joan Sanderson & Alfred Burke. A young girl’s sudden pregnancy unfolds dramas between two families.
Wed 17 May 09:30 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 17 May 11:10 Bespoke Overcoat 1955. Drama. Director: Jack Clayton. Stars David Kossoff & Alfie Bass. A man’s only desire is to have an overcoat, but dies of hypothermia and so returns as a ghost demanding his friend steal him one
Wed 17 May 12:00 Three Cases of Murder 1955. Crime. Three stories of murder and the supernatural. Starring Orson Welles, John Gregson & Elizabeth Sellars. Introduced by Eamonn Andrews. Directed by David Eady & George More O’Ferrall.
Wed 17 May 14:00 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.
Wed 17 May 15:40 Llangollen Canal Take a trip along the Llangollen Canal in the early 1970s with Mabel the narrowboat, made in Runcorn. Join the crew as they navigate through the Locks and Bridges of the difficult Llangollen Canal.
Wed 17 May 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.
Wed 17 May 17:30 Honey West 1965. The Princess and The Paupers. Classic crime series produced by Aaron Spelling and starring Anne Francis. (S1, E7)
Wed 17 May 18:00 The Lloyd Bridges Show The Skippy Mannox Story. 1962. Lloyd Bridges introduces a news event, either current or the past, discussing its relevance. Stars Jeff Bridges & Dub Taylor. Created by: Aaron Spelling (S1, E21)
Wed 17 May 18:30 Undercover Girl 1958. Crime Drama. A reporter on the verge of exposing a drugs ring is killed before he can write the story. Stars Paul Carpenter and Jackie Collins.
Wed 17 May 19:55 Jigsaw 1962. Directed by Val Guest and starring Jack Warner. A woman is murdered and it’s up to Detective Fellows to sift through the clues and solve the ‘Jigsaw’. Great shots of Brighton in the 60s.
Wed 17 May 22:00 Truth About Women 1957. Comedy. Director: Muriel Box. Stars Laurence Harvey, Diane Cilento, Julie Harris, Eva Gabor & Mai Zetterling. A father-in-law offers reassurance by recounting some rather stick moments.
Wed 17 May 00:00 Soft Beds, Hard Battles 1973. Comedy. Director: Roy Boulting. Stars Peter Sellers, Curt Jurgens, Francoise Pascal, Rula Lenska & Jenny Hanley. In Nazi occupied France, Maj. Robinson works with a brothel to aid the resistance
Wed 17 May 01:50 Dangerous Charter 1961. Drama. The crew of a fishing boat discovers a deserted yacht at sea and claim it for salvage but there is a dead body on board.
Wed 17 May 03:25 BFI: Kid From Canada 1957. Family. Directed by Kay Mander and starring Bernard Braden, Bobby Stevenson and Christopher Braden. Cousins learn to get along when a man’s life is in danger.
Wed 17 May 04:15 Behemoth The Seamonster 1959. Sci-Fi. Atomic marine tests cause the resurrection of a dormant sea-monster who then threatens to destroy London.
Wed 17 May 05:45 Glimpses: On The Beverley & Jean Take a trip through Shakespeare’s country along the River Avon in the early 1970s. From Tewkesbury, through Evesham with lunch on board! We end our cruise at Stratford-Upon-Avon.
       
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Thu 18 May 06:00 Cavalcade of Variety 1941. Musical directed by Thomas Bentley. Featuring Peter Brough, Billy Cotton and his band, the Sherman Fisher girls and many more.
Thu 18 May 07:15 Dick Tracy The Spider Strikes. Stars Ralph Byrd & Kay Hughes. A master criminal called The Spider puts the famous detective’s brother under a hypnotic spell and turns him against Dick. (S1, E1)
Thu 18 May 07:50 Cynara 1932. Drama. Director: King Vidor. Stars Ronald Colman, Kay Francis & Phyllis Barry. Jim Warlock has always been conservative, but soon has a passionate affair when his wife leaves town for a few days
Thu 18 May 09:25 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.
Thu 18 May 10:40 Undercover Agent 1953. Crime Drama. An auditor (Dermot Walsh) is caught up in a murder and espionage whilst visiting a company. Starring Hazel Court.
Thu 18 May 12:00 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.
Thu 18 May 13:35 Glimpses: Families Of The World 1977. An educational introduction to 70s England. Meet the Newton family in Leeds and see Baim School & Elland Road. We also visit York, London & the Lake District. Ending in a brief look at Scotland.
Thu 18 May 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.
Thu 18 May 16:00 Shadow Of The Eagle 1950. Drama. Director: Sidney Salkow. Stars Richard Greene, Valentina Cortese & Greta Gynt. During the eighteenth century the Empress of Russia sends her lover to kidnap her rival for the throne.
Thu 18 May 17:50 Glimpses: Concorde In Flight 1969. Silver Screen Presents, Concorde. The first test flight from Toulouse, France, made with the British Airports Authorities. Includes shots of Trafalgar Square & the Royal family viewing the event
Thu 18 May 18:00 The Lloyd Bridges Show The Rising Moon. 1962. Lloyd Bridges introduces a news event, either current or the past, discussing its relevance. Stars Jeff Bridges & Dub Taylor. Created by: Aaron Spelling (S1, E22)
Thu 18 May 18:30 The Big Money 1956. Comedy. Directed by John Paddy Carstairs and starring Ian Carmichael, Belinda Lee and Leslie Philips. A petty thief gets more than he bargained for when he steals a briefcase full of money.
Thu 18 May 20:10 Whirlpool 1950. 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 18 May 22:00 The Planters Wife 1952. Drama. Directed by Ken Annakin and starring Jack Hawkins and Claudette Colbert. The marriage of rubber-plantation owner and his wife has survived many disasters, but is now at breaking point.
Thu 18 May 23:45 Glimpses: On The Beverley & Jean Take a trip through Shakespeare’s country along the River Avon in the early 1970s. From Tewkesbury, through Evesham with lunch on board! We end our cruise at Stratford-Upon-Avon.
Thu 18 May 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.
Thu 18 May 02:00 Monster From Green Hell 1957. Sci-fi. Directed by Kenneth G. Crane. A scientific expedition in Africa investigates wasps that have been exposed to radiation and mutated into giant, killing monsters.
Thu 18 May 03:20 Ghosts on the Loose 1943. Comedy. Stars Bela Lugosi & Ava Gardner. The East Side Kids try to fix up a house for newlyweds, but find the place next door haunted” by mysterious men.”
Thu 18 May 04:40 Shadow of A Man 1954. Crime drama. A town drunk is found dead and the police suspect murder. Starring Paul Carpenter.
       
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Fri 19 May 06:00 Carry On Admiral 1957. Comedy directed by Val Guest and starring David Tomlinson, Peggy Cummins & Alfie Bass. An MP is mistaken for his naval friend and put in charge of the fighting ship HMS Sherwood!
Fri 19 May 07:40 Dick Tracy Fur Pirates. Stars Ralph Byrd & Kay Hughes. A master criminal called The Spider puts the famous detective’s brother under a hypnotic spell and turns him against Dick. (S1, E2)
Fri 19 May 08:05 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!
Fri 19 May 09:25 The Six Men 1951. Drama. Directed by Michael Law. A story tracing the activities of a gang of crooks whose long run of successful coups has the police in a panic. Starring Harold Warrender & Olga Edwardes.
Fri 19 May 10:45 You Pay Your Money 1957. Crime Drama. A rogue smuggler enters a murky world when his wife is kidnapped. Directed by Maclean Rogers. Starring Hugh McDermott, Jane Hylton and Honor Blackman.
Fri 19 May 12:00 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 19 May 13:50 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.
Fri 19 May 14:00 Happy Go Lovely 1951. Musical Comedy. Directed by H. Bruce Humberstone. Stars David Niven, Vera-Ellen & Cesar Romero. Niven plays rich but stuffy B.G. Bruno who is head of a successful greetings card firm in Scotland
Fri 19 May 15:50 Glimpses – Darwin Was Right Darwin Was Right. Short comedic film about a day at London Zoo including a sea lion show and a monkey garden party.
Fri 19 May 16:00 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 19 May 18:00 The Lloyd Bridges Show To Walk with Stars. 1962. Lloyd Bridges introduces a news event, either current or the past, discussing its relevance. Stars Jeff Bridges & Dub Taylor. Created by: Aaron Spelling (S1, E23)
Fri 19 May 18:30 The Guinea Pig 1948. Drama. Director: Roy Boulting. Stars Richard Attenborough, Bernard Miles & Sheila Sim. Set after WW2. Jack Read, a Cockney boy, becomes a guinea pig in an educational experiment.
Fri 19 May 20:30 And The Same To You 1959. Comedy starring Sid James, Brian Rix, Leo Franklyn, Tommy Cooper and Vera Day. The boxing-mad nephew of a pious clergyman embarks on an elaborate plan to keep his boxing career a secret.
Fri 19 May 21:55 Glimpses: Puffing Billy Marvel at some discovered archive footage of old puffing Billys from days gone by.
Fri 19 May 22:00 Death Is A Woman 1966. Drama. Director: Fredric Goode. Stars Mark Burns, Wanda Ventham, Patsy Anne Noble & Shaun Curry. An undercover agent is sent to investigate a narcotics smuggling case on a Mediterranean island.
Fri 19 May 23:40 Glimpses: Down The Thames Take a trip aboard the Actief, as it floats down the Thames in the early 1970s. We visit Windsor, Marlow and meet the boat builders in Hurley.
Fri 19 May 00:00 The Ruthless Four 1968. Western. Four men must survive the greed of each other as they search for a fortune in gold in a remote disused mine. Starring Van Heflin and Gilbert Roland.
Fri 19 May 01:55 Fall of the House of Usher 1950. Horror. A traveller arrives at Usher mansion to visit his friend Roderick (Kaye Tendeter) and discovers that Roderick and his sister (Gwen Watford) have been inflicted with a strange disease.
Fri 19 May 03:15 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.
Fri 19 May 04:45 The Hand 1960. Horror. Starring Derek Bond & Bryan Coleman. In WW2, British soldiers are captured by the Japanese and have their hands removed. Years later, someone is removing the hands of people in London.
       
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Sat 20 May 06:00 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 20 May 06:10 The Giant Gila Monster 1959. Sci-Fi. Directed by Ray Kellogg. Starring Don Sullivan, Fred Graham & Lisa Simone. A giant lizard terrorises a small town. Can the police and a hot rod gang stop the monster?
Sat 20 May 07:40 Hyde Park Corner 1935. Drama. Directed by Sinclair Hill and starring Gordon Harker, Binnie Hale and Eric Portman. A duel is destined to be repeated when the two descendants of the original duel meet.
Sat 20 May 09:20 Climb Up the Wall 1960. Musical & Variety. Directed by Michael Winner. Featuring performers such as George ‘Calypso’ Browne, Russ Conway and Frances Day.
Sat 20 May 10:40 The Sicilians 1964. Crime. Stars Robert Hutton, Reginald Marsh & Ursula Howells. An aide at the U.S. Embassy finds himself involved with Scotland Yard and the French police after a mafia boss’ son is kidnapped.
Sat 20 May 12:00 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.
Sat 20 May 13:30 The Sound Barrier 1952. War. Directed by David Lean. Stars Ralph Richardson, Nigel Patrick. An aircraft manufacturer whose passion for making the ultimate supersonic jet, suffers great personal tragedy in his quest..
Sat 20 May 15:50 Glimpses: Concorde In Flight 1969. Silver Screen Presents, Concorde. The first test flight from Toulouse, France, made with the British Airports Authorities. Includes shots of Trafalgar Square & the Royal family viewing the event
Sat 20 May 16:00 The Adventurers 1951. Adventure. Director: David MacDonald. Stars Jack Hawkins, Dennis Price, Siobhan McKenna & Peter Hammond. During the Boer War, several men go into the South African veldt in search of diamonds.
Sat 20 May 17:35 Glimpses: Families Of The World 1977. An educational introduction to 70s England. Meet the Newton family in Leeds and see Baim School & Elland Road. We also visit York, London & the Lake District. Ending in a brief look at Scotland.
Sat 20 May 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.
Sat 20 May 19:35 The Late Edwina Black 1951. Drama. Director: Maurice Elvey. Stars David Farrar, Geraldine Fitzgerald & Roland Culver. When a sickly Victorian woman dies, a postmortem reveals that her body contains a fatal dose of arsenic.
Sat 20 May 21:10 Bespoke Overcoat 1955. Drama. Director: Jack Clayton. Stars David Kossoff & Alfie Bass. A man’s only desire is to have an overcoat, but dies of hypothermia and so returns as a ghost demanding his friend steal him one
Sat 20 May 22:00 Mix Me A Person 1962. Drama. Director: Leslie Norman. Stars Anne Baxter, Donald Sinden, Carole Ann Ford & Adam Faith. A barrister’s wife, who is a psychiatrist, takes on one of the cases that he has failed to win.
Sat 20 May 00:00 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.
Sat 20 May 01:55 Who? 1975. Sci-Fi Thriller. Starring Elliott Gould, Trevor Howard & Joseph Bova. A scientist is returned by the East to the West after a near fatal car accident. But who exactly is behind that metal face?
Sat 20 May 03:45 The Troublemaker 1964. Comedy. A naive chicken farmer from New Jersey moves to Greenwich Village to open a coffee house. Starring Tom Aldredge & Joan Darling.
Sat 20 May 05:30 Honey West 1965. In The Bag. Classic crime series produced by Aaron Spelling and starring Anne Francis. (S1, E8)
       
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Sun 21 May 06:00 Glimpses: Down The Thames Take a trip aboard the Actief, as it floats down the Thames in the early 1970s. We visit Windsor, Marlow and meet the boat builders in Hurley.
Sun 21 May 06:25 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.
Sun 21 May 08:15 Mystery of the Wentworth Castle 1940. Crime drama. Directed by William Nigh and starring Boris Karloff, Marjorie Reynolds and Grant Withers. Mr. Wong and a reporter investigate a shipping magnate’s murder.
Sun 21 May 09:35 The Good Die Young 1954. Thriller. Director: Lewis Gilbert. Stars Robert Morley, Joan Collins, Laurence Harvey & Margaret Leighton. A group of down-and-outs are holding up a post office van when things start to go wrong
Sun 21 May 11:35 Glimpses: Families Of The World 1977. An educational introduction to 70s England. Meet the Newton family in Leeds and see Baim School & Elland Road. We also visit York, London & the Lake District. Ending in a brief look at Scotland.
Sun 21 May 12:00 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?
Sun 21 May 13:10 The Adventurers 1951. Adventure. Director: David MacDonald. Stars Jack Hawkins, Dennis Price, Siobhan McKenna & Peter Hammond. During the Boer War, several men go into the South African veldt in search of diamonds.
Sun 21 May 14:45 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.
Sun 21 May 16:00 Glimpses: Cornwall Calling 1930. Excellently photographed film of an Austin engine being filled into a yacht, then sailing around Cornwall visiting coastal villages from Rye to The Lizard. Some villages by Austin Motorcar.
Sun 21 May 16:20 The Smallest Show On Earth 1957. Comedy. Director: Basil Dearden. Stars Margaret Rutherford, Peter Sellers, Virginia McKenna & Bill Travers. A couple inherit a small cinema are shocked to find a decrepit building.
Sun 21 May 18:00 Llangollen Canal Take a trip along the Llangollen Canal in the early 1970s with Mabel the narrowboat, made in Runcorn. Join the crew as they navigate through the Locks and Bridges of the difficult Llangollen Canal.
Sun 21 May 18:20 Honey West 1965. The Flame and The Pussycat. Classic crime series produced by Aaron Spelling and stars Anne Francis. Honey and Sam must catch an arsonist to secure a contract with an insurance company (S1, E9)
Sun 21 May 18:50 Interrupted Journey 1949. Thriller. Director: Daniel Birt. Stars Valerie Hobson, Richard Todd, Christine Norden & Tom Walls. John’s wife appears to have been shot after finding her body in the wreckage of a train crash.
Sun 21 May 20:30 Capone Investment The Citizen From Chicargo. 1974. Thriller. Stars Glyn Owen, Peter Sallis, Isobel Black & John Thaw. an investigation reveals that $4m of a gangster’s gains may be located in England. (S1, E3)
Sun 21 May 21:00 Dick Powell Theatre The Prison. Dick Powell served as host to this hugely popular 60s series with a glittering cast of guest stars. Starring Charles Boyer, John Abbott & Theodore Bikel. (S1, E14)
Sun 21 May 22:00 Cosh Boy 1953. Drama. Director: Lewis Gilbert. Stars James Kenney, Hermione Baddeley, Joan Collins & Hermione Gingold. In post WW2 London, Roy and his gang drift into more and more serious offenses.
Sun 21 May 23:30 Couple of Beauties 1972. Directed by Francis Searle. With Bunny Lewis, Tim Barrett, James Beck. A barman witnesses a shooting and is pursued by gunmen. He joins a drag act to hide from the villains
Sun 21 May 00:00 All Night Long 1962. Directed by Basil Dearden and stars Richard Attenborough, Patrick McGoohan and Keith Mitchell. An East End party is the scene where rival jazz musicians fight over a performer.
Sun 21 May 01:50 The High Country 1980. Adventure with Timothy Bottoms, Linda Purl and George Sims. A sensitive portrait of love, uniting two disillusioned misfits running away from the societies that are trying to tame them.
Sun 21 May 03:45 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.
Sun 21 May 05:40 Glimpses: Moulin Rouge A brief look at the cinematic masterpiece that is Moulin Rouge (1952). Directed by John Huston. Stars Jose Ferrer & Zsa Zsa Gabor.