Talking Pictures TV Programme Schedule

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TPTV Schedule October 2nd to October 8th 2017

DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Mon 02 Oct 17 6:00 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.
Mon 02 Oct 17 7:35 Dante Jolly Rodger Cocktail. 1960. Stars Howard Duff, Alan Mowbray & Tom D’Andrea. Dante has put his past behind him but no one believes that he is truly finished with the underworld. (S1, E8)
Mon 02 Oct 17 8:05 Southampton and The Isle Of Wight in the 1950s – Glimpses Amateur footage of a glimpse at Southampton and The Isle Of Wight in the 50s
Mon 02 Oct 17 8:10 Ball Of Fire 1941. Comedy. Director: Howard Hawks. Stars Gary Cooper, Barbara Stanwyck, Dana Andrews & Allen Jenkins. A young grammarian who lives with a zany group of professors decides to document modern slang.
Mon 02 Oct 17 10:25 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.
Mon 02 Oct 17 11:55 Scotland In the 1950s – Glimpses Very well shot, amateur colour footage of Edinburgh, The Trossachs, Callander, Loch Katrine & Berwick
Mon 02 Oct 17 12:00 Great Day In The Morning 1956. Western. A gambler wins a hotel in a card game but finds himself involved with women and the start of the civil war. Starring Robert Stack, Virginia Mayo & Ruth Roman.
Mon 02 Oct 17 13:50 W.C Fields A quick look at W.C Fields’ career.
Mon 02 Oct 17 14:00 The Big Valley Palms of Glory. 1965. Stars Richard Long, Peter Breck, Lee Majors, Linda Evans & Barbara Stanwyck. Every property owner is in danger of losing their land due to the trickery of a baron. (S1, E1)
Mon 02 Oct 17 15:00 Glimpses: The Economy Run 1957 – The Longer Mile 1957. Directed by Lew Davidson. Fantastic Economy drive footage of Silverstone and Ascot in the 50s. A must for all classic car enthusiasts.
Mon 02 Oct 17 15:25 Scotland Yard 1961. The Grand Junction Case. Directed by Peter Duffell. Starring Russell Napier and Howard Pays. A woman’s dismembered body is found in a canal and her tattoo gives Duggan a lead. (S1, E36)
Mon 02 Oct 17 16:00 Gasbags 1941. Comedy. Directed by Walter Forde and Marcel Varnel. Starring The Crazy Gang, Moore Marriott and Wally Patch. A mobile fish and chip shop is accidentally dragged to Nazi Germany.
Mon 02 Oct 17 17:35 Glimpses – Melodies of the Moment Melodies of the Moment. Mayhem and music abound at the offices of Messrs Pow Wham and Zowie Radio City.
Mon 02 Oct 17 18:00 Rogue’s Rock On The Rock. 1974. Director Chris McMaster. Stars Clive Morton, Royston Tickner & Harold Goodwin. The return of the hit 70s ITV series, Rogue’s Rock! Where action & adventure await! (S1, E1)
Mon 02 Oct 17 18:30 The Wrong Arm Of the Law 1963. Comedy. Director: Cliff Owen. Stars Peter Sellers, Lionel Jeffries, Bernard Cribbins & Nanette Newman. A gangster learns of a traitor in his midst and makes a deal with the police
Mon 02 Oct 17 20:25 The Human Jungle The Vacant Chair. 1963. Stars Herbert Lom, Michael Johnson & Sally Smith. When a managing director dies during a meeting, two men immediately compete for the position. (S1, E1)
Mon 02 Oct 17 21:25 Scotland Yard 1957. The White Cliffs Mystery. Directed by Montgomery Tully. Starring Russell Napier, Yvonne Andre and Peter Bathurst. A dead rocket engineer was being blackmailed. But why – and by whom? (S1, E25)
Mon 02 Oct 17 22:00 Compulsion 1959. Crime. Director: Richard Fleischer. Stars Orson Welles, Dean Stockwell, Bradford Dillman & Diane Varsi. Two students murder a boy in a philosophical exercise to commit the flawless crime.
Mon 02 Oct 17 0:00 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
Mon 02 Oct 17 1:50 Hot Target 1985. Drama. An American wife is seduced by a fellow American, but does she have another motive? Starring Simone Griffeth and Bryan Marshall.
Mon 02 Oct 17 3:40 Gonks Go Beat 1965. Sci-Fi. Director: Robert Hartford-Davis. Stars Kenneth Connor, Frank Thornton, Lulu, The Nashville Teens & Members of The Graham Bond Organisation. Psychedelic re-imagining of Romeo & Juliet
Mon 02 Oct 17 5:30 Turn of Fate 1957. Stars David Niven, Robert Ryan & Charles Boyer. Dramatizations that depict the plight of people who are suddenly involved in unexpected and perilous situations. (S1, E1)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Tue 03 Oct 17 6:00 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.
Tue 03 Oct 17 7:35 Dante A Punch From Judy. 1960. Stars Howard Duff, Alan Mowbray & Tom D’Andrea. Dante has put his past behind him but no one believes that he is truly finished with the underworld. (S1, E9)
Tue 03 Oct 17 8:05 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.
Tue 03 Oct 17 10:20 Be My Guest 1965. Comedy. Directed by Lance Comfort. Stars Steve Marriott, David Hemmings, Andrea Monet. Jobless Dave, ex-member of pop group ‘The Smart Alecs’, meets Erica, an attractive young woman seeking fame
Tue 03 Oct 17 12:00 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
Tue 03 Oct 17 12:10 Spare the Rod 1961. Drama. Director: Leslie Norman. Stars Max Bygraves, Geoffrey Keen & Donald Pleasence. A new teacher arrives at an East London school to find that his modern education methods are not welcome.
Tue 03 Oct 17 14:00 The Big Valley Forty Rifles. 1965. Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck and Lee Majors. With a massive cattle drive about to begin, Heath has problems gaining the respect of the 40 hands needed to carry it off (S1, E2)
Tue 03 Oct 17 15:00 BFI: To The Rescue 1952. Family. CFF. Director: Jacques Brunius. When George’s poodle is stolen by a thief, he & his sister enlist eccentric dog-lover and village grocer Mr Polly to help them get the pooch back
Tue 03 Oct 17 15:25 Scotland Yard 1961. The Never Never Murder. Directed by Peter Duffell. Starring Russell Napier, Genine Graham and Maurice Good. A dead body sets the police on the track of a fraudster. (S1, E37)
Tue 03 Oct 17 16:00 Tower of Terror 1941. Thriller. Director: Lawrence Huntington. Stars: Wilfrid Lawson & Michael Renni. A British agent in Germany takes a job at a lighthouse and plans to escape with some valuable documents, via boat.
Tue 03 Oct 17 17:35 BFI: Cross-Roads 1955. Thriller. Directed by John Fitchen. A highly effective gothic thriller featuring Christopher Lee in what was his first ever supernatural performance. Also stars Ferdy Mayne.
Tue 03 Oct 17 18:00 Flood Tide (1949) 1949. Drama. Directed by Frederick Wilson. Starring Gordon Jackson, Rona Anderson, John Laurie and Elizabeth Sellars. David becomes a ship designer and falls in love with his boss’s daughter.
Tue 03 Oct 17 19:50 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.
Tue 03 Oct 17 21:20 Scotland In the 1950s – Glimpses Very well shot, amateur colour footage of Edinburgh, The Trossachs, Callander, Loch Katrine & Berwick
Tue 03 Oct 17 21:25 Scotland Yard 1957. Night Crossing. Directed by Montgomery Tully. Starring Russell Napier, John Serret and Andre Maranne. The quiet of an idyllic port town is shattered when a body is found on the beach. (S1, E26)
Tue 03 Oct 17 22:00 Sea Fury 1958. Drama. Director: Cy Endfield. Stars Stanley Baker, Victor McLaglen, Robert Shaw & Roger Delgado. Two tug-boat captains must salvage a sinking freighter carrying explosives and tow it to port.
Tue 03 Oct 17 0:00 The Trap 1966. Drama. Directed by Sidney Hayers and starring Oliver Reed, Rita Tushingham and Linda Goranson. A fur trapper takes a mute girl as his unwilling wife to live with him in his cabin in the woods
Tue 03 Oct 17 2:05 Pearl of the South Pacific 1955. Adventure. Two beachcombers with a yacht join Rita, a woman with a past, to find black pearls on a secret island. Starring Virginia Mayo and Dennis Morgan.
Tue 03 Oct 17 3:50 Dangerous Mission 1935. Western. Directed by Henri Samuels. Stars Tom Tyler & Al St. John. Two ranchers are out to buy cattle. But Jeckyl & Slater control the cattle market, forcing the ranchers to buy at their prices.
Tue 03 Oct 17 5:00 Dick Powell Theatre Out Of The Night. Dick Powell served as host to this hugely popular 60s series with a glittering cast of guest stars. Starring Charles McGraw & Feto Scotti. (S1, E3)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Wed 04 Oct 17 6:00 Lily of Killarney 1934. Set in Ireland, a poor Landowner’s rival frames him for a murder. Stars John Garrick & Stanley Holloway is well suited to his semi-comic role as a baritone Father O’Flynn.
Wed 04 Oct 17 7:35 Dante Don’t Come On’A My House. 1960. Stars Howard Duff, Alan Mowbray & Tom D’Andrea. Dante has put his past behind him but no one believes that he is truly finished with the underworld. (S1, E10)
Wed 04 Oct 17 8:05 The Miracle Of The Bells 1948. Drama. Granting her final request, a Hollywood press agent brings the dead body of an actress back to her hometown for burial. Starring Frank Sinatra & Fred MacMurray.
Wed 04 Oct 17 10:25 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.
Wed 04 Oct 17 10:40 Jackpot 1960. Drama. Director: Montgomery Tully. Stars William Hartnell, Betty McDowall & Eddie Byrne. An ex-convict learns that his wife is not willing to return to him. A rare screening of a ‘lost’ film.
Wed 04 Oct 17 12:00 Left, Right and Centre 1959. Comedy. Director: Sidney Gilliat. Stars: Ian Carmichael, Alastair Sim & Patricia Bredin. The Tory candidate at the Earndale by-election inadvertently starts a friendship with his election rival.
Wed 04 Oct 17 13:50 Rudolph Valentino Short documentary film about the career of Rudolph Valentino, including clips from his films The Eagle and Blood And Sand
Wed 04 Oct 17 14:00 The Big Valley Boots with My Father’s Name. 1965. Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck and Lee Majors. A memorial to Tom Barkley, and his last pair of dress boots, stir memories of him for Victoria and Heath. (S1, E3)
Wed 04 Oct 17 15:00 BFI: Listen to Britain 1942. Factual. A depiction of life in wartime England during the Second World War. Director Humphrey Jennings visits many aspects of civilian life. Stars Leonard Brockington & Joseph Macleod
Wed 04 Oct 17 15:25 Scotland Yard 1961. Wings of Death. Directed by Allan Davis. Starring Harry H. Corbett, Peter Bowles and Simon Lack. A light aeroplane comes down in Kent, killing the pilot. It was no accident… (S1, E38)
Wed 04 Oct 17 16:00 The Woman For Joe 1955. Drama. Director: George More O’Ferrall. Stars Diane Cilento, George Baker, Jimmy Karoubi & David Kossoff. A sideshow owner and his main attraction fall in love with the same woman.
Wed 04 Oct 17 17:50 Glimpses – Musical Miniatures 1946. Musical Miniatures. Variety show featuring big band performances from the orchestras of Al Donahue and Johnny Long
Wed 04 Oct 17 18:00 The Good Die Young 1954. Thriller. Director: Lewis Gilbert. Stars Robert Morley, Joan Collins, Laurence Harvey & Margaret Leighton. A group of down-and-outs are holding up a post office van when things start to go wrong
Wed 04 Oct 17 20:00 A Family At War 1971. Is Your Journey Really Necessary? Created by John Finch. Stars Colin Douglas & John McKelvey. Sefton discovers Tony’s deception and in the process discovers his son’s girlfriend, Jenny (S2, E4)
Wed 04 Oct 17 21:00 BFI: A City Reborn 1945. Docu-Drama. Director: John Eldridge. Scripted by poet Dylan Thomas. Recalling the incendiary bombing of Coventry. One of several 1940s films introducing cinemagoers to the good old ‘prefab’
Wed 04 Oct 17 21:25 Scotland Yard 1958. Print of Death. Directed by Montgomery Tully. Starring John Warwick, Tim Turner and Phil Brown. A payroll van is pulled over by a police car, the guards shot and the payroll stolen. (S1, E27)
Wed 04 Oct 17 22:00 Passage Home 1955. Drama. Director: Roy Ward Baker. Starring: Peter Finch, Diane Cilento and Anthony Steel. A young woman comes to regret her rescue from a difficult situation in South America.
Wed 04 Oct 17 0:00 Silver Dream Racer 1980. Drama. Director: David Wickes. Stars David Essex, Beau Bridges, Harry H Corbett & Diane Keen. A motorcycle enthusiast inherits the prototype for an incredibly fast bike, designed by his brother.
Wed 04 Oct 17 2:15 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
Wed 04 Oct 17 3:30 Landslide 1936. Crime. A landslide traps a group of actors in a small theatre in Wales. The cashier is killed, who will be next? Starring Jimmy Handley and Dinah Sheridan.
Wed 04 Oct 17 4:45 Immortal Gentleman 1935. Drama. Stars Basil Gill, Rosalinde Fuller & Dennis Hoey. Shakespear and friends gather in a Southwark tavern and observe the people around them, all of whom remind him of scenes from his plays.
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Thu 05 Oct 17 6:00 Tangled Evidence 1934. Crime Thriller. Directed by George A. Cooper. Stars Sam Livesey, Joan Marion & Michael Hogan. A medium is found murdered and suspicion falls on his niece.
Thu 05 Oct 17 7:10 Dante Wine, Women and Willie. 1960. Stars Howard Duff, Alan Mowbray & Tom D’Andrea. Dante has put his past behind him but no one believes that he is truly finished with the underworld. (S1, E11)
Thu 05 Oct 17 7:40 Sister Kenny 1946. Drama. Based on a true story. The struggle of a young nurse who discovers an effective treatment for Polio- but can’t get official recognition. Starring Rosalind Russell and Alexander Knox.
Thu 05 Oct 17 9:50 Glimpses – Sunshine Island 1939. Sunshine Island. Documentary short exploring the island of Madeira told from the perspective of a sea captain.
Thu 05 Oct 17 10:10 20 Questions Murder Mystery 1950. Crime. Director: Paul L. Stein. Stars Robert Beatty, Rona Anderson & Clifford Evans. Someone sends in a question to the B.B.C.’s 20 Questions” programme prior to committing a crime”
Thu 05 Oct 17 12:00 Light up the Sky! 1960. Comedy. Director: Lewis Gilbert. Stars Ian Carmichael, Tommy Steele & Benny Hill. British bittersweet comedy about misfits manning a British Army searchlight battery during the Blitz.
Thu 05 Oct 17 13:45 Glimpses: Rock of Gibraltar Factual. A Frith Films presentation where we learn about the British limestone promontory’s importance in WW2 and the North African campaign, having once housed the HQ of General Dwight D. Eisenhower.
Thu 05 Oct 17 14:00 The Big Valley The Young Marauders. 1965. Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck and Lee Majors. Audra is attracted to a handsome stranger who saves her life during a horse stampede. (S1, E4)
Thu 05 Oct 17 15:00 Glimpses: Cambridge in 1945 A Glimpse at The University of Cambridge and student’s life in 1945 and the surrounding streets and the town itself.
Thu 05 Oct 17 15:25 Scotland Yard 1962. The Square Mile Murder. Directed by Allan Davis. Starring John Welsh, Delphi Lawrence and Stanley Morgan. When a travel agency is burgled Supt. Hicks is brought in to solve the case. (S1, E39)
Thu 05 Oct 17 16:00 A Place Of One’s Own 1945. Drama. Director: Bernard Knowles. Stars Margaret Lockwood, James Mason & Barbara Mullen. After an elderly couple move into an old house, they are joined by a young girl who becomes possessed.
Thu 05 Oct 17 17:50 The Lone Wolf Castle Film present a short version of The Lone Wolf, a Hopalong Cassidy Film from the 30s. Starring William Boyd and Russell Hayden set around the Western railroad.
Thu 05 Oct 17 18:00 Moulin Rouge 1952. Drama. Director: John Huston. Stars Jose Ferrer & Zsa Zsa Gabor. The story is that of the crippled artist who forgets his worries by drinking and mingling at the Moulin Rouge nightclub in Paris.
Thu 05 Oct 17 20:25 The Human Jungle The Flip Side Man. 1963. Stars Herbert Lom, Michael Johnson & Sally Smith. A successful pop singer fears for his career and he is convinced he has a doppelganger. (S1, E2)
Thu 05 Oct 17 21:25 Scotland Yard 1958. Crime of Honour. Directed by Montgomery Tully. Starring Russell Napier, Ivan Craig and Jean Lodge. A Thames Estuary dredger drags a man’s body from the bed of the river. (S1, E28)
Thu 05 Oct 17 22:00 Paper Tiger 1975. Drama. Directed by Ken Annakin and starring David Niven. An English man is hired as a tutor to the son of a Japanese ambassador. Life changes when the pair are kidnapped for political reasons.
Thu 05 Oct 17 0:00 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 past relationships.
Thu 05 Oct 17 2:00 Half-Human 1958. Horror. A monster and his son are captured by a circus who want to turn them into a sideshow. Stars John Carradine.
Thu 05 Oct 17 3:20 Captain Apache 1971. Western. Stars Lee Van Cleef, Carroll Baker & Stuart Whitman. A Native American becomes an Army officer tasked with investigating a murder. His only clue is buried in the victim’s final words
Thu 05 Oct 17 5:10 Glimpses: Western Melodies Stars Dick Foran & Anne Gwynne. A collection of musical numbers from the Westerns, featuring archive footage of frontier life.
Thu 05 Oct 17 5:30 Turn of Fate 1957. Stars David Niven, Robert Ryan & Charles Boyer. Dramatizations that depict the plight of people who are suddenly involved in unexpected and perilous situations. (S1, E2)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Fri 06 Oct 17 6:00 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.
Fri 06 Oct 17 7:40 Dante Dial D For Dante. 1960. Stars Howard Duff, Alan Mowbray & Tom D’Andrea. Dante has put his past behind him but no one believes that he is truly finished with the underworld. (S1, E12)
Fri 06 Oct 17 8:10 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
Fri 06 Oct 17 10:15 Talkies: John Finch – The Setting John Finch, Creator of A Family At War, discusses why the series is set in Liverpool and is it just a middle class family?
Fri 06 Oct 17 10:20 Hangman’s Wharf 1950. Thriller. Directed by Cecil H. Williamson. Stars John Witty, Genine Graham, Patience Rentoul & Gerald Nodin. A doctor is framed for murder.
Fri 06 Oct 17 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.
Fri 06 Oct 17 12:00 The Real Glory 1939. War. Director: Henry Hathaway. Stars Gary Cooper, David Niven, Andrea Leeds & Broderick Crawford. In 1906, Col. Hatch is stationed in the Philippines and recruits officers to train the locals
Fri 06 Oct 17 14:00 The Big Valley The Odyssey of Jubal Tanner. 1965. Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck and Lee Majors. After 30 years a man comes back to the Valley to claim land promised to him by the late Tom Barkley. (S1, E5)
Fri 06 Oct 17 15:00 Dick Powell Theatre John J Diggs. Dick Powell served as host to this hugely popular 60s series with a glittering cast of guest stars. Starring Rhonda Fleming. (S1, E2)
Fri 06 Oct 17 16:00 Forbidden Cargo 1954. Drama. Directed by Harold French. Starring: Jack Warner, Nigel Patrick, Elizabeth Sellars and Terence Morgan. Narcotics agent Michael Kenyon receives a tip about a drug smuggling operation.
Fri 06 Oct 17 17:45 Glimpses: Pen Pictures from Denmark 1949. A Danish child writes to his English friends about his summer holiday in a traditional seaside family camp.
Fri 06 Oct 17 18:00 The Ghost & Mrs Muir 1947. Comedy. Directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz. Starring Rex Harrison, Gene Tierney and George Sanders. Mrs Muir discovers that her holiday cottage is haunted by a previous owner.
Fri 06 Oct 17 20:00 The Human Jungle Run with the Devil. 1963. Stars Herbert Lom, Michael Johnson & Sally Smith. A religious man comes to the doctor suffering from amnesia. His wife however seems to be more liberated sexually. (S1, E3)
Fri 06 Oct 17 21:00 Glimpses: British Trade & Industry 1949. Factual. Director: Ronald Craigen. Remarkable footage of the British Trade & Industry in London & Newcastle in the late 40’s.
Fri 06 Oct 17 21:25 Scotland Yard 1958. The Cross-Road Gallows. Directed by Montgomery Tully. Starring John Warwick, David Lodge and Tim Turner. A farmer finds the occupants of a caravan dead inside. (S1, E29)
Fri 06 Oct 17 22:00 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.
Fri 06 Oct 17 0:00 Sewers of Gold 1979. Crime thriller. Directed by Francis Megahy and stars Ian McShane, Christopher Matthew and Warren Clarke. A group of fascists plan to finance their work by pulling off a bank robbery.
Fri 06 Oct 17 2:05 Ferry to Hong Kong 1958. Adventure. Director: Lewis Gilbert. Stars Orson Welles. An adventure at sea ensues when Captain Hart has to accept a Hong Kong deportee. Also stars Curt Jurgens, Sylvia Syms and Jeremy Spencer
Fri 06 Oct 17 4:20 Big Ben Calling 1935. Musical about a cafe proprietress, a radio salesman and a composer who set up a pirate radio station. Starring Leslie French, Hughie Green & Mary Lawson.
Fri 06 Oct 17 5:10 Randle & All That Comedy short with Ernest Arnley, Gloria Day, Donovan and Frank Randle. Donovan and Byl perform comic acrobatics, Arnley and Gloria do a dance routine and Frank Randle plays an elderly shoe repairer.
Fri 06 Oct 17 5:30 Turn of Fate 1957. Stars David Niven, Robert Ryan & Charles Boyer. Dramatizations that depict the plight of people who are suddenly involved in unexpected and perilous situations. (S1, E3)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Sat 07 Oct 17 6:00 No Trace 1950. Drama. Directed by John Gilling. Writer Robert Southley finds his lifestyle threatened by blackmail from a former American criminal associate. Stars Hugh Sinclair, Dinah Sheridan & John Laurie.
Sat 07 Oct 17 7:35 Dante The Devil To Pay. 1960. Stars Howard Duff, Alan Mowbray & Tom D’Andrea. Dante has put his past behind him but no one believes that he is truly finished with the underworld. (S1, E13)
Sat 07 Oct 17 8:05 Operation Amsterdam 1958. War. Director: Michael McCarthy. Stars Peter Finch, Tony Britton & Eva Bartok. An English Major and two diamond experts plan to take diamonds from Amsterdam before the Nazis invade
Sat 07 Oct 17 10:10 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.
Sat 07 Oct 17 11:10 Glimpses: Diving Directed by D. Carter. Made in 1936, Official Film of the Amateur Swimming Association. An instructional documentary on diving.
Sat 07 Oct 17 11:25 Scotland Yard 1957. The White Cliffs Mystery. Directed by Montgomery Tully. Starring Russell Napier, Yvonne Andre and Peter Bathurst. A dead rocket engineer was being blackmailed. But why – and by whom? (S1, E25)
Sat 07 Oct 17 12:00 The Brave Don’t Cry 1952. Drama. Directed by Philip Leacock. Starring John Gregson, Meg Buchanan & John Rae. Based on a true story. In a small Scots mining-town, a mine cave-in seals the entire crew.
Sat 07 Oct 17 13:50 Gasbags 1941. Comedy. Directed by Walter Forde and Marcel Varnel. Starring The Crazy Gang, Moore Marriott and Wally Patch. A mobile fish and chip shop is accidentally dragged to Nazi Germany.
Sat 07 Oct 17 15:25 Scotland Yard 1957. Night Crossing. Directed by Montgomery Tully. Starring Russell Napier, John Serret and Andre Maranne. The quiet of an idyllic port town is shattered when a body is found on the beach. (S1, E26)
Sat 07 Oct 17 16:00 The Black Tent 1956. Romance. Directed by Brian Desmond Hurst. Starring Donald Sinden, Anna-Maria Sandri and Donald Pleasence. After the war, a young man sets out in search of his missing older brother.
Sat 07 Oct 17 17:55 Talkies: John Finch – The Creator An exclusive interview with John Finch Creator, writer and editor of the iconic series ‘A Family at War’. Here John discusses how the concept was born and how the series got the initial ‘green light’.
Sat 07 Oct 17 18:00 Flood Tide (1949) 1949. Drama. Directed by Frederick Wilson. Starring Gordon Jackson, Rona Anderson, John Laurie and Elizabeth Sellars. David becomes a ship designer and falls in love with his boss’s daughter.
Sat 07 Oct 17 19:50 Glimpses: Harry Roy In Floor Show 1935. A short extract from ‘Floor Show’ staring British bandleader and clarinettist, Harry Roy, singing ‘I Fell in Love with the Girl from the Poster’
Sat 07 Oct 17 20:00 Carrington VC 1955. Drama. Director: Anthony Asquith. Stars David Niven, Margaret Leighton & Noelle Middleton. An Army Major attempts to steal from the War Office safe in order to claim the money they owe him.
Sat 07 Oct 17 22:00 Sea of Sand 1958. War. Guy Green. Stars Richard Attenborough, Michael Craig & John Gregson. The Long Range Desert Group go on an expedition through North Africa to destroy a huge Nazi fuel dump.
Sat 07 Oct 17 0:00 The Beauty Jungle 1964. Comedy. Director: Val Guest. Stars Janette Scott, Ian Hendry, Edmund Purdom & Sid James. Shirley leaves her fiance and moves to London for success after participating in a beauty contest.
Sat 07 Oct 17 2:15 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.
Sat 07 Oct 17 5:30 Turn of Fate 1957. Stars David Niven, Robert Ryan & Charles Boyer. Dramatizations that depict the plight of people who are suddenly involved in unexpected and perilous situations. (S1, E4)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Sun 08 Oct 17 6:00 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.
Sun 08 Oct 17 7:45 Dante Dante Rides Again. 1960. Stars Howard Duff, Alan Mowbray & Tom D’Andrea. Dante has put his past behind him but no one believes that he is truly finished with the underworld. (S1, E14)
Sun 08 Oct 17 8:15 Dead End 1937. Thriller. Director: William Wyler. Stars Humphrey Bogart, Sylvia Sidney, Joel McCrea & Wendy Barrie. A Big-time gangster flees to his former home, only to find things are less than sweet.
Sun 08 Oct 17 10:05 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.
Sun 08 Oct 17 11:25 Scotland Yard 1958. Print of Death. Directed by Montgomery Tully. Starring John Warwick, Tim Turner and Phil Brown. A payroll van is pulled over by a police car, the guards shot and the payroll stolen. (S1, E27)
Sun 08 Oct 17 12:00 The Young Ones 1961. Musical. Director: Sidney J. Furie. Stars Cliff Richard, Robert Morley, Carole Gray & The Shadows. Cliff and his friends raise money to buy their youth club before Cliff’s dad can get it
Sun 08 Oct 17 14:10 A Chump At Oxford 1940. Comedy. Director: Alfred J. Goulding. Stars Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, James Finlayson & Peter Cushing. A bank pays for Stan & Ollie’s education at Oxford after they catch a bank robber.
Sun 08 Oct 17 15:25 Scotland Yard 1958. Crime of Honour. Directed by Montgomery Tully. Starring Russell Napier, Ivan Craig and Jean Lodge. A Thames Estuary dredger drags a man’s body from the bed of the river. (S1, E28)
Sun 08 Oct 17 16:00 Forbidden Cargo 1954. Drama. Directed by Harold French. Starring: Jack Warner, Nigel Patrick, Elizabeth Sellars and Terence Morgan. Narcotics agent Michael Kenyon receives a tip about a drug smuggling operation.
Sun 08 Oct 17 17:45 Glimpses: Joining the Youth Club In 1942 Directed by Stanley Irving. An education film on the benefits of joining your local youth club in the 40s.
Sun 08 Oct 17 18:00 The Black Tent 1956. Romance. Directed by Brian Desmond Hurst. Starring Donald Sinden, Anna-Maria Sandri and Donald Pleasence. After the war, a young man sets out in search of his missing older brother.
Sun 08 Oct 17 19:55 Sports Day in the 50s – Glimpses Amateur footage of a traditional sports day in the 1950s.
Sun 08 Oct 17 20:00 A Family At War 1971. The 48 Hour Pass. Created by John Finch. Stars Colin Douglas & Shelagh Fraser. David returns on leave with Margaret’s illegitimate child expected. Shelia and David grow further apart. (S2, E5)
Sun 08 Oct 17 21:00 Saints & Sinners 1965. A Servent In The House Of My Party. Human stories uncovered by the reporters of the New York City ‘Record’ newspaper. (S1, E7)
Sun 08 Oct 17 22:00 Hunted 1952. Drama. Directed by Charles Crichton. Starring: Dirk Bogarde, Elizabeth Sellars, Geoffrey Keen and Kay Walsh. A man fears a boy has witnessed him commit a murder, together they go on the run.
Sun 08 Oct 17 23:45 Glimpses: 4 & 20 Fit Girls 1940. Directed by Mary Field. Flock to your local keep fit class – there’s a war on and Britain needs its citizens in tip-top shape.
Sun 08 Oct 17 0:00 Mix Me A Person 1962. Drama. Director: Leslie Norman. Stars Anne Baxter, Donald Sinden, Carole Ann Ford & Adam Faith. A barrister’s wife, who is a psychiatrist, takes on one of the cases that he has failed to win.
Sun 08 Oct 17 2:00 Night of the Big Heat 1967. Sci-Fi. Directed by Terence Fisher. Starring Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing & Patrick Allen. A heatwave forces the atmosphere to boiling point. It falls to Godfrey Hanson to discover the reason
Sun 08 Oct 17 3:50 I Married A Woman 1958. Comedy. An advertising executive finds his work and his sex life have become entwined! Starring George Gobel & Diana Dors.
Sun 08 Oct 17 5:30 Turn of Fate 1957. Stars David Niven, Robert Ryan & Charles Boyer. Dramatizations that depict the plight of people who are suddenly involved in unexpected and perilous situations. (S1, E5)

 

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DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Mon 09 Oct 17 6:00 Last Curtain 1937. An insurance investigator tracks a series of robberies to a gang who are hiding the stolen jewels in the produce of a bakery. First film from Joss Ambler, filmed at Pinewood.
Mon 09 Oct 17 7:20 Dante Dante’s Fickle Fate. 1960. Stars Howard Duff, Alan Mowbray & Tom D’Andrea. Dante has put his past behind him but no one believes that he is truly finished with the underworld. (S1, E15)
Mon 09 Oct 17 7:50 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.
Mon 09 Oct 17 9:25 Robbery Under Arms 1957. Action. Directed by Jack Lee and starring Peter Finch, Ronald Lewis and Maureen Swanson. Two brothers join their father in Captain Starlight’s (Finch) bushranger gang in 19th century Australia.
Mon 09 Oct 17 11:25 Scales of Justice 1962. The Guilty Party. Stars Zena Marshall, Anthony Jacobs & Derek Francis. Based on a real criminal case, Edward Sinclair is struggling to maintain his life of luxury, whilst in debt. (S1, E1)
Mon 09 Oct 17 12:00 Liz Fraser Double Bunk. Liz Fraser discusses her character and gives special anecdotes and stories from her time in the film
Mon 09 Oct 17 12:05 Double Bunk 1961. Comedy Stars Ian Carmichael, Janette Scott, Sidney James & Liz Fraser. A Newlywed couple are desperate to get back home after their houseboat runs out of fuel in France.
Mon 09 Oct 17 13:55 Talkies: John Finch & Wartime Life John Finch, Creator of A Family At War, discusses why it was important to tackle difficult aspects of wartime life.
Mon 09 Oct 17 14:00 The Big Valley Heritage. 1965. Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck and Lee Majors. In the town of Lonesome Camp, the Barkleys’ investment in a mine is threatened when labor unrest leads to a violent strike. (S1, E6)
Mon 09 Oct 17 15:00 The Human Jungle The Vacant Chair. 1963. Stars Herbert Lom, Michael Johnson & Sally Smith. When a managing director dies during a meeting, two men immediately compete for the position. (S1, E1)
Mon 09 Oct 17 16:00 Glimpses: All the Fun at the Fair Take a trip to the traditional Fairground in the late 1950s. The side shows, the dancing girls, the carousel, the dodgems and a lovely carnival atmosphere.
Mon 09 Oct 17 16:05 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 09 Oct 17 17:45 BFI: The Hospital Nurse 1941. Factual. Director: Francis Searle. Recruitment film presenting an ideal view of the nursing profession, which is likely to have been in stark contrast with the daily experience of wartime nurses
Mon 09 Oct 17 18:00 Rogue’s Rock Runes! 1974. Director Chris McMaster. Stars Clive Morton, Royston Tickner & Harold Goodwin. The return of the hit 70s ITV series, Rogue’s Rock! Where action & adventure await! (S1, E2)
Mon 09 Oct 17 18:30 Glimpses: Sam Kydd A brief look at the career of Sam Kydd, a well-known and much loved English actor who appeared in over 200 films and countless TV series.
Mon 09 Oct 17 18:40 Quartet 1948. Drama. Director Ken Annakin, Arthur Crabtree, Harold French & Ralph Smart. Stars Cecil Parker, Dirk Bogarde & George Cole. Four of Somerset Maugham’s stories brought to the screen.
Mon 09 Oct 17 21:05 It Could Be You The film follows two London models on their journey through Germany as their prize for winning a newspaper competition. Starring Adrienne Scot, Jackie Collins & Phillip Baird.
Mon 09 Oct 17 21:25 Scotland Yard 1959. The Unseeing Eye. Directed by Geoffrey Muller. Starring Russell Napier, John Stone and Denny Dayviss. A night worker returning home sees smoke and flames coming from a building. (S1, E30)
Mon 09 Oct 17 22:00 Richard’s Things 1980. Starring Liv Ullman and Amanda Redman. Richard dies of a heart attack whilst away on business, when collecting his things his wife learns that he had been travelling with another woman.
Mon 09 Oct 17 0:00 She 1965. Adventure. Director: Robert Day. Stars Ursula Andress, John Richardson, Peter Cushing & Christopher Lee. Archaeologists stumble across a lost city, run by a beautiful immortal Queen.
Mon 09 Oct 17 2:00 The Killings At Outpost Zeta 1980. Sci-Fi. A team investigates the mysterious deaths of two previous expeditioners to a strategically important part of a barren world.
Mon 09 Oct 17 3:50 The Man Outside 1933. Drama. Directed by George A. Cooper. Starring Henry Kendall. When private eye Kendall investigates a case of stolen jewels he finds that the police inspector is at the head of the heist.
Mon 09 Oct 17 4:55 A Little of What You Fancy 1968. A loving tribute to British Music Hall with Lily Morris and Gus Elen. Featuring original archive film, rare prints, portraits and photographs, it traces what remains of the great music halls.
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Tue 10 Oct 17 6:00 West of Kerry 1938. Drama. Directed by Dick Bird. Starring Eileen Curran & Cecil Ford. A young medical student visits the Blasket Islands during the holidays and becomes charmed with the place and its people.
Tue 10 Oct 17 7:15 Dante Aces And Eights. 1960. Stars Howard Duff, Alan Mowbray & Tom D’Andrea. Dante has put his past behind him but no one believes that he is truly finished with the underworld. (S1, E16)
Tue 10 Oct 17 7:45 Glimpses: Harry Roy In Floor Show 1935. A short extract from ‘Floor Show’ staring British bandleader and clarinettist, Harry Roy, singing ‘I Fell in Love with the Girl from the Poster’
Tue 10 Oct 17 7:55 Gert & Daisy’s Weekend 1942. Comedy. Gert and Daisy are put in charge of a group of tearaway evacuee children. Starring Elsie Waters and Doris Waters.
Tue 10 Oct 17 9:30 Beloved Enemy 1936. Drama. Director: H.C. Potter. Stars Merle Oberon, David Niven, Henry Stephenson & Jerome Cowan. During the Irish war of Independence, Irish rebel leader falls in love with an English aristocrat.
Tue 10 Oct 17 11:20 Talkies: John Finch & Locations John Finch, Creator of A Family At war enlightens us on the problems of locations and making a period drama factually accurate.
Tue 10 Oct 17 11:25 Scales of Justice 1962. A Woman’s Privilege. Starring Bernard Archard, Ann Lynn and Patrick Wymark. Based on a real criminal case, a shipboard romance leads to a lawsuit for breach of promise. (S1, E2)
Tue 10 Oct 17 12:00 My Foolish Heart 1949. Drama. Director: Mark Robson. Stars Dana Andrews, Susan Hayward & Lois Wheeler. Mary Jane travels to Connecticut to visit her old friend Eloise, whom she hasn’t seen for seven years.
Tue 10 Oct 17 14:00 The Big Valley Winner Lose All. 1965. Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck and Lee Majors. Heath falls in love with Maria, who is returning home from school. However, her father believes him to be impure. (S1, E7)
Tue 10 Oct 17 15:00 The Human Jungle The Flip Side Man. 1963. Stars Herbert Lom, Michael Johnson & Sally Smith. A successful pop singer fears for his career and he is convinced he has a doppelganger. (S1, E2)
Tue 10 Oct 17 16:00 Here Come The Huggetts 1948. Comedy. Director Ken Annakin. Stars Jack Warner, Kathleen Harrison, Petula Clark. The Huggetts have a telephone installed, along with a niece who causes disruption when she turns up.
Tue 10 Oct 17 17:50 Petula Clark ‘The Day Begins Early’ – Glimpses A behind the scene look at Petula Clark’s working day in 1948, from a lost news piece.
Tue 10 Oct 17 18:00 Heart of the Matter 1953. Drama. Director: George More O’Ferrall. Adapted from the Graham Greene novel. Stars Trevor Howard as an assistant policeman posted in Sierra Leone in WW2. Co-stars Elizabeth Allan & Maria Schell
Tue 10 Oct 17 20:05 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.
Tue 10 Oct 17 21:25 Scotland Yard 1959. The Ghost Train Murder. Directed by Geoffrey Muller. Starring Russell Napier, Gorgon Needham and Mary Laura Wood. A Hungarian girl is found murdered; stabbed by knitting needles. (S1, E31)
Tue 10 Oct 17 22:00 Just Like A Woman 1992. Comedy-drama. Directed by Christopher Monger and starring Julie Walters, Adrian Pasdar and Paul Freeman. An unlikely friendship emerges when Monica takes in a lodger with a secret.
Tue 10 Oct 17 0:05 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.
Tue 10 Oct 17 1:55 Legend Of The Witches 1969. Docu-drama. Directed by Malcolm Leigh. Originally X-rated, the famous cult film about witches and witchcraft in Britain.
Tue 10 Oct 17 3:25 Rubber Racketeers 1942. Drama. Director: Harold Young. Stars Ricardo Cortez, Rochelle Hudson & William Henry. Being released from prison, Gilin decides to enter the tyre-stealing-for-resell racket.
Tue 10 Oct 17 4:45 Laughing At Life 1933. Drama. A soldier of fortune and gun runner is pursued by the authorities and a detective who is determined to get his man. Stars Victor McLagen.
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Wed 11 Oct 17 6:00 Front Line Kids 1942. Crime drama directed by Maclean Rogers and starring Leslie Fuller, Marion Gerth and Anthony Holles. A gang of street urchins are given jobs by a Head Porter to help his crooked plans succeed.
Wed 11 Oct 17 7:15 Dante Light Lady, Dark Room. 1960. Stars Howard Duff, Alan Mowbray & Tom D’Andrea. Dante has put his past behind him but no one believes that he is truly finished with the underworld. (S1, E17)
Wed 11 Oct 17 7:45 Under Your Hat 1940. Comedy. To keep an eye on her secret-agent husband (Jack Hulbert), Kay (Cicely Courtneidge) gets a job as a maid.
Wed 11 Oct 17 9:20 Glimpses: This Fowl Business A 1940s film made by British Foundation Pictures detailing the ‘Fowl business’ of chicken farming.
Wed 11 Oct 17 9:40 Barbary Coast 1935. Drama. Director: Howard Hawks. Stars Edward G Robinson, Miriam Hopkins, Joel McCrea & Walter Brennan. During the 1850s gold rush, the kept woman of a rich crook falls in love with an honest man.
Wed 11 Oct 17 11:25 Scales of Justice 1962. Moment of Decision. Stars Ray Barrett & Patricia Healey. Based on a real case, a woman yearning for a child takes a baby from a wealthy family. Her husband sees this as an opportunity. (S1, E3)
Wed 11 Oct 17 12:00 Our Relations 1936. Comedy. Director Harry Lachman. Stars Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, James Finlayson and Daphne Pollard. Stan and Ollie’s long-lost twins are in town. All four get involved with mistaken identity.
Wed 11 Oct 17 13:35 The Stolen Jools 1931. Comedy. Director: William McGann & Victor Heerman. Stars Norma Shearer, Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Buster Keaton & Edward G. Robinson. A police inspector searches Hollywood for stolen pearls
Wed 11 Oct 17 14:00 The Big Valley My Son, My Son. 1965. Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck and Lee Majors. A neighbouring rancher’s teenage son returns to Stockton and is immediately obsessed with Audra. (S1, E8)
Wed 11 Oct 17 15:00 The Human Jungle Run with the Devil. 1963. Stars Herbert Lom, Michael Johnson & Sally Smith. A religious man comes to the doctor suffering from amnesia. His wife however seems to be more liberated sexually. (S1, E3)
Wed 11 Oct 17 16:00 Velvet Touch 1948. Thriller. A police captain (Sydney Greenstreet) must solve the murder of a producer. Was it his ex or his ex ex? Stars Rosalind Russell, Leo Genn & Claire Trevor.
Wed 11 Oct 17 17:55 Glimpses – Who Were You With Last Night 1963. ‘Who Were You With Last Night’ with the Paramount Jazz Quartet.
Wed 11 Oct 17 18:00 Noose 1948. Crime drama starring Derek Farr, Carole Landis and Stanley Holloway. Sugiani, a black-market racketeer (Joseph Calleia), is amassing a fortune until reporter Linda Medbury (Landis), is on to him
Wed 11 Oct 17 19:50 The Lone Wolf Castle Film present a short version of The Lone Wolf, a Hopalong Cassidy Film from the 30s. Starring William Boyd and Russell Hayden set around the Western railroad.
Wed 11 Oct 17 20:00 A Family At War 1971. The 48 Hour Pass. Created by John Finch. Stars Colin Douglas & Shelagh Fraser. David returns on leave with Margaret’s illegitimate child expected. Shelia and David grow further apart. (S2, E5)
Wed 11 Oct 17 21:00 Glimpses: Cambridge in 1945 A Glimpse at The University of Cambridge and student’s life in 1945 and the surrounding streets and the town itself.
Wed 11 Oct 17 21:25 Scotland Yard 1960. The Dover Road Mystery. Directed by Gerard Bryant. Starring Geoffrey Keen, Edward Cast and Leonard Sachs. A stolen car used in a bank robbery proves too fast for the squad car. (S1, E32)
Wed 11 Oct 17 22:00 Rattle Of A Simple Man 1964. Drama. Director: Oscar winning Muriel Box. Stars Harry H. Corbett, Diane Cilento, Thora Hird & Michael Medwin. Daring romance between a shy northern football fan and a worldly London prostitute.
Wed 11 Oct 17 23:55 Glimpses: London River Bus late 1940s Take a trip on The Thames from Greenwich, where many of London’s historic features are to be seen: Tower Bridge, The Tower Of London, St Pauls, the ‘new’ Waterloo Bridge & on to Westminster
Wed 11 Oct 17 0:00 Orders to Kill 1958. War drama. Director: Anthony Asquith. Stars: Eddie Albert, Paul Massie & Lillian Gish. An American agent faces a dilemma when he is parachuted into France to eliminate a suspected traitor.
Wed 11 Oct 17 2:20 Mine Own Executioner 1947. Drama. Directed by Anthony Kimmins. Stars Burgess Meredith, Kieron Moore, Dulcie Gray and John Laurie. A psychiatrist is tested when treating a former POW in post-war London
Wed 11 Oct 17 4:30 In A Monastery Garden 1932. Drama. Director: Maurice Elvey. Stars John Stuart, Hugh Williams & Alan Napier. A story of murder, greed and sibling rivalry in music and love. Classic good versus evil.
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Thu 12 Oct 17 6:00 Streamline Express 1935. Drama. Directed by Leonard Fields. Broadway star Patricia Wallis (Evelyn Venable), leaves the new show produced by Jimmy Hart (Victor Jory), who is in love with her, and runs off to California.
Thu 12 Oct 17 7:05 Dante Not As A Canary. 1960. Stars Howard Duff, Alan Mowbray & Tom D’Andrea. Dante has put his past behind him but no one believes that he is truly finished with the underworld. (S1, E18)
Thu 12 Oct 17 7:35 The Secret Man 1958. Thriller. Director: Ronald Kinnoch. Stars Marshall Thompson, John Loder & Henry Oscar. A physicist finds himself drawn into an investigation to track down a spy at his research station.
Thu 12 Oct 17 9:05 Glimpses: Gardens of England 1941. Short educational film showcasing some of England’s most beautiful gardens, including the historic gardens of Hampton Court.
Thu 12 Oct 17 9:20 Odd Man Out 1947. Thriller. Director: Carol Reed. Stars Robert Newton, James Mason, Fay Compton & William Hartnell. Johnny McQueen, the idealist leader of an illegal organisation, has escaped from prison.
Thu 12 Oct 17 11:40 Getting an Eyeful 1938. Comedy short directed by William Watson. Nickolai (Danny Kaye) needs an eye test and is the first patient of ‘eyetestometist’ Henry Groper
Thu 12 Oct 17 12:00 Lady Of Deceit 1947. Crime Drama. A calculating divorcee risks all by getting involved with a hot-headed murderer. Stars Claire Trevor and Lawrence Tierney. Directed by Robert Wise.
Thu 12 Oct 17 13:50 Poor Little Rich Girl A glimpse of the 1917 film ‘The Poor Little Rich Girl’ starring Mary Pickford and how it pushed the boundaries when representing the world of an isolated child.
Thu 12 Oct 17 14:00 The Big Valley Earthquake. 1965. Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck and Lee Majors. Victoria, a surly ranch hand, and a pregnant Native American girl fight to survive a major earthquake. (S1, E9)
Thu 12 Oct 17 15:00 The Human Jungle Thin Ice. 1963. Director: John Ainsworth. Stars Herbert Lom, Sally Smith & Mary Yeomans. A teenaged ice skater feels her family are pushing her beyond her limits. (S1, E4)
Thu 12 Oct 17 16:00 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.
Thu 12 Oct 17 17:50 Neil Sean: The Ealing Story Join Neil Sean who takes a deeper look into the world of Ealing Studios
Thu 12 Oct 17 18:00 Morning Departure 1950. Action. Director: Roy Ward Baker. Starring: John Mills, Richard Attenborough, Nigel Patrick and Peter Hammond. A submarine crew fights for survival after a mine explosion sinks their vessel.
Thu 12 Oct 17 20:00 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.
Thu 12 Oct 17 21:25 Scotland Yard 1960. The Last Train. Directed by Geoffrey Muller. Starring Russell Napier, Norman Johns and Lisa Daniely. Duggan investigates a murder in the London Underground. (S1, E33)
Thu 12 Oct 17 22:00 Dulcima 1971. Drama. Director: Frank Nesbitt. Stars John Mills, Carol White & Stuart Wilson. Dulcima, a girl treated as a drudge by her family, lifts herself from her environment by becoming a housekeeper.
Thu 12 Oct 17 0:00 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.
Thu 12 Oct 17 2:20 Blood of The Vampire 1958. Horror directed by Henry Cass and starring Sir Donald Wolfit. In the late 19th Century, the anaemic Dr Callistratus is the governor of a brutal penal institution in a remote castle.
Thu 12 Oct 17 4:10 Avenging Hand 1936. Drama. Directed by Frank Richardson. Stars: Noah Beery, Louis Borel, Kathleen Kelly. An old match seller is murdered but it’s left to an American gangster to find the killer.
Thu 12 Oct 17 5:30 Tell Me Another Colleagues, Past and Present, from the World of Showbusiness. 1976. Personal anecdotes as told to Dick Hills. This episode stars Michael Bentine, Bernard Cribbins and Jim Dale. (S1, E2)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Fri 13 Oct 17 6:00 Midnight At Madame Tussauds 1936. Crime. A financier accepts a bet to spend a night in the Chamber of Horrors. Starring James Carew, Charles Oliver & Lucille Lisle.
Fri 13 Oct 17 7:20 Dante Pick A Peck Of Diamonds. 1960. Stars Howard Duff, Alan Mowbray & Tom D’Andrea. Dante has put his past behind him but no one believes that he is truly finished with the underworld. (S1, E19)
Fri 13 Oct 17 7:50 Glimpses: Pewter Made in the early 40s. Director: Ronald Haines. This insightful film shows the mining of Pewter in Cornwall, where we follow the Pewter to the craftsmen and finally to the teapot on the table!
Fri 13 Oct 17 8:15 The Hostage 1956. Drama. A South American revolutionary is facing death for murder but the President’s daughter in London is taken hostage. Starring Ron Randell.
Fri 13 Oct 17 9:45 The Long Duel 1967. Drama. Directed by Ken Annakin and stars Yul Brynner, Trevor Howard, Harry Andrews and Andrew Keir. An Indian tribal leader becomes a bandit to protest British oppression and tyranny.
Fri 13 Oct 17 12:00 Your Money Or Your Wife 1960. Comedy. Newly-weds Gay (Peggy Cummins) and Pel (Donald Sinden) must divorce to claim an inheritance. Starring Peter Reynolds.
Fri 13 Oct 17 13:45 Glimpses: Glaciers & Gold Short black-and-white documentary film detailing the people and natural resources of Alaska.
Fri 13 Oct 17 14:00 The Big Valley The Murdered Party. 1965. Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck and Lee Majors. Jarrod agrees to defend a murder suspect, despite the fact that Heath witnessed the killing. (S1, E10)
Fri 13 Oct 17 15:00 The Human Jungle The Lost Hours. 1963. Stars Herbert Lom, Michael Johnson & Sally Smith. A neurotic wife tries to commit suicide. Dr. Corder learns she is the least neurotic of the family. (S1, E5)
Fri 13 Oct 17 16:00 Second Chorus 1941. Musical. Two college students are forced to earn a living by joining a band. (Nominated for 2 Oscars). Stars: Fred Astaire, Paulette Goddard, Artie Shaw & Burgess Meredith.
Fri 13 Oct 17 17:45 Talkies – Vera Day Our guest star is the beautiful Vera Day who discusses her interesting life and career in film.
Fri 13 Oct 17 18:00 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 13 Oct 17 20:00 The Sand Pebbles (Part 1) 1966. Adventure. Director Robert Wise. Stars Steve McQueen, Candice Bergen, Richard Attenborough. In 1926, the USS San Pablo patrols the Yangtze River.
Fri 13 Oct 17 21:45 Glimpses: War And Order 1940 1940. Factual. Director: Charles Hasse. This fast-paced, no-nonsense review of the work of the police force during hostilities was one of the last films produced by the General Post Office Film Unit.
Fri 13 Oct 17 22:00 Quest For Love 1971 Drama. Director: Ralph Thomas. Starring: Joan Collins, Tom Bell and Denholm Elliott. A scientist wakes in an alternative reality that bears some similarities to our own, but also some differences
Fri 13 Oct 17 23:50 The Marx Brothers Short documentary film about the Marx brothers, the kings of Hollywood comedy in the early 30s – featuring rare footage from their heyday
Fri 13 Oct 17 0:00 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.
Fri 13 Oct 17 1:55 Fighting Mad 1957. Drama. Muscles Tanner (Joe Robinson), a boxer, gives up the ring after two fatalities and immigrates to Canada and gets involved with two crooked lumbermen.
Fri 13 Oct 17 3:00 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.
Fri 13 Oct 17 4:35 Lord Of The Manor 1933. Stars Betty Stockfeld, Frederick Kerr & Henry Wilcoxon. Two aristocrats become engaged but fall in love with people from a lower class.
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Sat 14 Oct 17 6:00 Men Without Honour 1939. Drama. A disqualified lawyer gets involved with a fraud. Starring Ian Fleming and Grace Arnold.
Sat 14 Oct 17 7:10 Dante Dante In The Dark. 1960. Stars Howard Duff, Alan Mowbray & Tom D’Andrea. Dante has put his past behind him but no one believes that he is truly finished with the underworld. (S1, E20)
Sat 14 Oct 17 7:40 Silent Comics Short Documentary reflecting on the timeless works of silent comics Buster Keaton, Harold Lloyd and Ben Turpin
Sat 14 Oct 17 7:50 The Adventures of Marco Polo 1938. Adventure. Director: Archie Mayo. Stars Alan Hale, Basil Rathbone, Binnie Barnes & Gary Cooper. Marco Polo sets sail for Peking, China. But plot to overthrow the emperor is revealed.
Sat 14 Oct 17 9:55 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
Sat 14 Oct 17 12:00 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
Sat 14 Oct 17 14:00 Glimpses – Hit the Road Jack Comedy short. Very early silent made by Signet Films. Cars, trains, motorbikes, split screen shots and unbelievable stunts. It didn’t matter what was being chased! As long as it was fast!
Sat 14 Oct 17 14:15 Broken Journey 1948. Drama. Director: Ken Annakin & Michael C Chorlton. Stars Phyllis Calvert, James Donald, David Tomlinson & Margot Grahame. A plane crash lands miles from civilisation. The passengers must prevail
Sat 14 Oct 17 16:00 King Solomon’s Mines 1937. Adventure. Director Robert Stevenson. Stars Paul Robeson, Cedric Hardwicke & Anna Lee. Kathy’s father is intrigued by the stories about Solomon’s diamond mines. So he steals away in the night.
Sat 14 Oct 17 17:40 BFI: Rover Makes Good 1952. Drama. Director: John Dooley. Stars Francis Lunt, Malcolm Doney & Felicity Always. This early film from the Children’s Film Foundation was shot around Callington in picturesque 1950s Cornwall.
Sat 14 Oct 17 18:00 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 14 Oct 17 19:40 Comedy Cocktail 1951. EJ Fancey presents Cavalcade of some of Charlie Chaplin’s most famous comedies.
Sat 14 Oct 17 20:00 The Sand Pebbles (Part 2) 1966. Adventure. Director Robert Wise. Stars Steve McQueen, Candice Bergen, Richard Attenborough. In 1926, the USS San Pablo patrols the Yangtze River.
Sat 14 Oct 17 21:45 Glimpses – The Power We Need 1962. Factual. Director: John Fitzgerald. The economic future of the coal industry in relation to other sources of power. Includes footage of Bevercotes Colliery, Nottinghamshire.
Sat 14 Oct 17 22:00 An Alligator Named Daisy 1955. Comedy. Director: J Lee Thompson. Stars Donald Sinden, Jeannie Carson, James Robertson. When Peter Weston returns to England he finds that Daisy, a tame alligator, has been left in his care.
Sat 14 Oct 17 23:50 Glimpses – The V.1. 1944. Documentary short released by The British Ministry Of Information in 1944, describing the attacks made on England by Hitler’s V-1 bombs.
Sat 14 Oct 17 0:00 She 1965. Adventure. Director: Robert Day. Stars Ursula Andress, John Richardson, Peter Cushing & Christopher Lee. Archaeologists stumble across a lost city, run by a beautiful immortal Queen.
Sat 14 Oct 17 2:00 The Shakedown 1960. Drama. Terence Morgan plays ‘Augie’ a crook just released from prison and intent on getting his rackets back from ‘Collar’ (Harry H Corbett). Starring Bill Owen, Robert Beatty and Hazel Court.
Sat 14 Oct 17 3:50 Salt Of The Earth 1954. Drama. Director: Herbert J. Biberman. Stars Juan Chacon, Rosaura Revueltas & Will Geer. Mexican workers at a Zinc mine call a general strike.
Sat 14 Oct 17 5:40 Glimpses: Charlie’s Elopement Edna’s father wants her to marry wealthy Count He-Ha. Charlie, Edna’s true love, impersonates the Count at dinner.
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Sun 15 Oct 17 6:00 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.
Sun 15 Oct 17 7:25 Dante Hunter With A Badge. 1960. Stars Howard Duff, Alan Mowbray & Tom D’Andrea. Dante has put his past behind him but no one believes that he is truly finished with the underworld. (S1, E21)
Sun 15 Oct 17 7:55 Sam’s Medal 1936. Very rare animation directed by Anson Dyer and narrated by Stanley Holloway. Sam’s Medal tells the story of Private Samuel Small who saved his Sergeant Major’s life!
Sun 15 Oct 17 8:10 Scotland Yard 1958. The Cross-Road Gallows. Directed by Montgomery Tully. Starring John Warwick, David Lodge and Tim Turner. A farmer finds the occupants of a caravan dead inside. (S1, E29)
Sun 15 Oct 17 8:45 A Gunman Has Escaped 1948. Drama. Stars John Harvey, John Fitzgerald, Robert Cartland. Written by John Gilling. Three armed robbers kill a passer-by in a robbery and flee the city.
Sun 15 Oct 17 9:50 Suddenly 1954. Drama. Director: Lewis Allen. Stars Frank Sinatra, Sterling Hayden & James Gleason. Three gangsters trap a family in their own house, with the intention of killing the president of the USA.
Sun 15 Oct 17 11:25 Scotland Yard 1959. The Unseeing Eye. Directed by Geoffrey Muller. Starring Russell Napier, John Stone and Denny Dayviss. A night worker returning home sees smoke and flames coming from a building. (S1, E30)
Sun 15 Oct 17 12:00 King Solomon’s Mines 1937. Adventure. Director Robert Stevenson. Stars Paul Robeson, Cedric Hardwicke & Anna Lee. Kathy’s father is intrigued by the stories about Solomon’s diamond mines. So he steals away in the night.
Sun 15 Oct 17 13:40 BFI: Lock Your Door 1949. Thriller. Directed by Anthony Gilkison. Algernon Blackwood tells his gothic story, from the series ‘A Strange Experience’.
Sun 15 Oct 17 14:00 Here Come The Huggetts 1948. Comedy. Director Ken Annakin. Stars Jack Warner, Kathleen Harrison, Petula Clark. The Huggetts have a telephone installed, along with a niece who causes disruption when she turns up.
Sun 15 Oct 17 15:50 Petula Clark ‘The Day Begins Early’ – Glimpses A behind the scene look at Petula Clark’s working day in 1948, from a lost news piece.
Sun 15 Oct 17 16:00 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.
Sun 15 Oct 17 16:10 An Alligator Named Daisy 1955. Comedy. Director: J Lee Thompson. Stars Donald Sinden, Jeannie Carson, James Robertson. When Peter Weston returns to England he finds that Daisy, a tame alligator, has been left in his care.
Sun 15 Oct 17 18:00 Battle of the V1 1958. War. Director: Vernon Sewell. Stars Michael Rennie, Patricia Medina & Christopher Lee. Polish Resistance discover a mysterious pilot-less plane.
Sun 15 Oct 17 20:00 A Family At War 1971. Hope Against Hope. Created by John Finch. Stars Colin Douglas & Shelagh Fraser. Michael battles his conscience as Edwin and Jean clash over Margaret’s pregnancy. (S2, E6)
Sun 15 Oct 17 21:00 The Human Jungle The Vacant Chair. 1963. Stars Herbert Lom, Michael Johnson & Sally Smith. When a managing director dies during a meeting, two men immediately compete for the position. (S1, E1)
Sun 15 Oct 17 22:00 Quartet 1948. Drama. Director Ken Annakin, Arthur Crabtree, Harold French & Ralph Smart. Stars Cecil Parker, Dirk Bogarde & George Cole. Four of Somerset Maugham’s stories brought to the screen.
Sun 15 Oct 17 0:25 The Rough and the Smooth 1959. Drama. Starring Nadja Tiller, Tony Britton and William Bendix. Directed by Robert Siodmak. An archaeologist forsakes his fiancée for a passionate affair with a beautiful German woman.
Sun 15 Oct 17 2:35 Stagestruck 1958. Drama. A young actress, Eva (Susan Strasberg) goes to New York hoping to make the big time but finds it’s not that easy. Starring Henry Fonda, Joan Greenwood and Christopher Plummer.
Sun 15 Oct 17 4:25 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.

October 16th to October 22nd

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DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Mon 16 Oct 17 6:00 Death On The Set 1935. Drama. Directed by Leslie S. Hiscott and filmed at Twickenham Studios. A film director with a murky past swaps places with his gangster double. Starring Henry Kendall and Eve Gray.
Mon 16 Oct 17 7:20 Dante Friendly Assassin. 1960. Stars Howard Duff, Alan Mowbray & Tom D’Andrea. Dante has put his past behind him but no one believes that he is truly finished with the underworld. (S1, E22)
Mon 16 Oct 17 7:50 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 16 Oct 17 9:25 BFI: When The Pie Was Opened 1941. Factual. Director: Len Lye. A simple tale of a mother cheering up her daughter with a pie from her rationing-stricken pantry is skilfully crafted into a work of real artistic depth.
Mon 16 Oct 17 9:35 Thunder In The City 1937. Comedy. Stars Edward G. Robinson, Nigel Bruce, Constance Collier & Ralph Richardson. A visiting American engages in a bold business promotion, the likes of which the British have never seen.
Mon 16 Oct 17 11:15 Costal Cornwall in 50s – Glimpses A beautifully shot Family Beach Day on the Cornish Coast, bathing, picnics, rock climbing and making poor nana climb to the top of the hill!
Mon 16 Oct 17 11:25 Scotland Yard 1953. The Drayton Case. Directed by Ken Hughes. Stars Victor Platt & Vincent Ball. The aftermath of a wartime air raid reveals the body of a murdered woman. (S1, E1)
Mon 16 Oct 17 12:00 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.
Mon 16 Oct 17 13:40 BFI: Holiday 1957. Documentary. Directed by John Taylor. Charming music-driven documentary about Blackpool.
Mon 16 Oct 17 14:00 The Big Valley The Way to Kill a Killer. 1965. Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck and Lee Majors. A hard-working Mexican comes to Stockton with a herd of cattle infected with a deadly, infectious disease. (S1, E11)
Mon 16 Oct 17 15:00 The Human Jungle A Friend of the Sergeant Major. 1963. Director: Don Sharp. Stars Herbert Lom, Alfred Burke & Peter Williams. A Doctor must write an assessment on a soldier who is being court-martialled. (S1, E6)
Mon 16 Oct 17 16:00 Raffles (1930) 1930. Drama. Director: George Fitzmaurice. Stars Ronald Colman, Kay Francis, Bramwell Fletcher & David Torrence. An infamous jewel thief falls in love, and decides to forgo his life of crime.
Mon 16 Oct 17 17:30 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)
Mon 16 Oct 17 18:00 Rogue’s Rock Treasure! 1974. Director Chris McMaster. Stars Clive Morton, Royston Tickner & Harold Goodwin. The return of the hit 70s ITV series, Rogue’s Rock! Where action & adventure await! (S1, E3)
Mon 16 Oct 17 18:30 The Hi-jackers 1963. Drama. Directed by Jim O’Connolly. Starring Anthony Booth & Jacqueline Ellis. A lorry driver meets Shirley at a cafe and offers her a lift. His truck carrying valuable whiskey is later hijacked.
Mon 16 Oct 17 19:50 Inner Sanctum 1948. Thriller. Director: Lew Landers. Stars Charles Russell, Mary Beth Hughes & Dale Belding. A man fleeing the police after having committed a murder hides out in a boarding house in a small town.
Mon 16 Oct 17 21:05 BFI: Cross-Roads 1955. Thriller. Directed by John Fitchen. A highly effective gothic thriller featuring Christopher Lee in what was his first ever supernatural performance. Also stars Ferdy Mayne.
Mon 16 Oct 17 21:25 Scotland Yard 1960. Evidence in Concrete. Directed by Gordon Hales. Starring Russell Napier, Howard Pays and Peter Welch. A young girl’s body found near a busy motorway tells of something sinister. (S1, E34)
Mon 16 Oct 17 22:00 Death Is A Woman 1966. Drama. Director: Frederic Goode. Stars Mark Burns, Wanda Ventham, Patsy Anne Noble & Shaun Curry. An undercover agent is sent to investigate a narcotics smuggling case on a Mediterranean island.
Mon 16 Oct 17 23:40 BFI: Listen to Britain 1942. Factual. A depiction of life in wartime England during the Second World War. Director Humphrey Jennings visits many aspects of civilian life. Stars Leonard Brockington & Joseph Macleod
Mon 16 Oct 17 0:00 The Shout 1978. Horror. Director: Jerzy Skolimowski. Stars Alan Bates, Susannah York, John Hurt & Tim Curry. Once a traveller, now a patient at a mental hospital, claims to have learnt a Aboriginal magic power.
Mon 16 Oct 17 1:45 Fear And Desire 1953. War. Director: Stanley Kubrick. Stars Frank Silvera, Kenneth Harp & Paul Mazursky. Four soldiers trapped behind enemy lines must confront their fears and desires.
Mon 16 Oct 17 3:00 BFI: Lock Your Door 1949. Thriller. Directed by Anthony Gilkison. Algernon Blackwood tells his gothic story, from the series ‘A Strange Experience’.
Mon 16 Oct 17 3:15 The Senator Was Indiscreet 1947. Comedy. A bumbling, long-winded and crooked Southern senator, considered by some as a dark horse for the Presidency, panics his party when his tell-all diary is stolen. Starring William Powell.
Mon 16 Oct 17 5:00 The Big Valley Palms of Glory. 1965. Stars Richard Long, Peter Breck, Lee Majors, Linda Evans & Barbara Stanwyck. Every property owner is in danger of losing their land due to the trickery of a baron. (S1, E1)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Tue 17 Oct 17 6:00 Roof 1933. Inspector Darrow (Leslie Perrins) investigates the death of a wealthy man (George Zucco).
Tue 17 Oct 17 7:10 Dead End Kids Short documentary film about the successful series of ‘Dead End Kids’ films of the late 30s and 40s. With recurring stars Leo Gorcey, Jackie Searl, Huntz Hall and Billy Halop.
Tue 17 Oct 17 7:20 Dante Sesame Key. 1960. Stars Howard Duff, Alan Mowbray & Tom D’Andrea. Dante has put his past behind him but no one believes that he is truly finished with the underworld. (S1, E23)
Tue 17 Oct 17 7:50 Passport To Treason 1956. Crime drama directed by Robert S. Baker and starring Rod Cameron and Lois Maxwell. Clifford, an American private eye, stationed in London for the sake of a murdered friend, takes over a case.
Tue 17 Oct 17 9:30 Glimpses: Brighton In the 50s Rare footage of 50s Brighton with the trolleybuses, The Pavilion, the famous Victoria Gardens and the promenade.
Tue 17 Oct 17 9:35 Cone of Silence 1960. Drama. Director: Charles Frend. Stars Michael Craig, Peter Cushing & Bernard Lee. A veteran pilot faces a court inquiry after a jet airliner crashes. His daughter fights to clear his name.
Tue 17 Oct 17 11:25 Scotland Yard 1953. The Missing Man. Directed by Ken Hughes. Stars Tristan Rawson & Evelyn Moore. The Dream of a Retired Vicar’s wife sets police on the trail of a man who has been missing since 1938. (S1, E2)
Tue 17 Oct 17 12:00 Blackout 1950. Crime Noir with Maxwell Reed and Dinah Sheridan. An ambulance drops a blind patient to the wrong address, where he stumbles over a dead body.
Tue 17 Oct 17 13:25 BFI: The Burning 1967. Drama. A first time short by the famous director Stephen Frears. Set in South Africa in changing times.
Tue 17 Oct 17 14:00 The Big Valley Night of the Wolf. 1965. Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck and Lee Majors. Nick is bitten by a rabid wolf. Expecting death, he leaves the ranch and Stockton without any explanation. (S1, E12)
Tue 17 Oct 17 15:00 The Human Jungle 14 Ghosts. 1963. Stars Herbert Lom, Michael Johnson & Sally Smith. Lady Shaw, wife of a High Court Judge, is caught stealing in a department store. (S1, E7)
Tue 17 Oct 17 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.
Tue 17 Oct 17 17:40 It Could Be You The film follows two London models on their journey through Germany as their prize for winning a newspaper competition. Starring Adrienne Scot, Jackie Collins & Phillip Baird.
Tue 17 Oct 17 18:00 Seven Days to Noon 1950. Drama. Directors: John & Roy Boulting. Stars Barry Jones, Andre Morell, Joan Hickson & Olive Sloane. A scientist steals an atomic bomb and threatens to detonate it in London.
Tue 17 Oct 17 19:50 Barbados Quest 1955. 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
Tue 17 Oct 17 21:10 BFI: Village School 1940. Factual. Buckinghamshire schoolteacher, Mrs James, is the star of this WWII propaganda film. It shows how evacuees from surrounding towns adapt to village life and wartime conditions.
Tue 17 Oct 17 21:25 Scotland Yard 1961. The Silent Weapon. Directed by Peter Duffell. Staring Geoffrey Keen, Stanley Morgan and Norma Parnell. A horse rider is found dead in suspicious circumstances. (S1, E35)
Tue 17 Oct 17 22:00 What A Crazy World 1963. Musical. Directed by Michael Carreras. Stars Joe Brown, Susan Maughan, Harry H Corbett and Marty Wilde. An East End lad, Alf Hitchens, dreams of hitting the big time in the music business.
Tue 17 Oct 17 23:45 Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde 1953. Clips from the 1920 film adaptation of the classic tale, Dr Jekyll And Mr Hyde – produced by Paul Killiam (original 1920 film stars John Barrymore, Martha Mansfield & Brandon Hurst)
Tue 17 Oct 17 0:00 The Final Programme 1974. Sci-Fi. Director: Robert Fuest. Stars Jon Finch, Jenny Runacre, Sterling Hayden & Patrick Magee. Scientists believe they can move humanity to the next level by recreating a perfect human.
Tue 17 Oct 17 1:50 Sky Liner 1949. Thriller. Director: William Berke. Stars Richard Travis, Pamela Blake & Rochelle Hudson. An FBI Agent finds himself caught up in Cold War espionage when he boards a plane heading west.
Tue 17 Oct 17 3:05 Glimpses: Charlie Chaplin Chaplin will try anything to escape the police on his tail in this comedy short
Tue 17 Oct 17 3:10 Honeymoon 1947. Comedy. A prospective bride and groom have misadventures in Mexico City. Starring Shirley Temple, Franchot Tone and Guy Madison.
Tue 17 Oct 17 4:35 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.
Tue 17 Oct 17 5:00 The Big Valley Forty Rifles. 1965. Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck and Lee Majors. With a massive cattle drive about to begin, Heath has problems gaining the respect of the 40 hands needed to carry it off (S1, E2)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Wed 18 Oct 17 6:00 Open All Night 1934. Anton (Frank Vosper) is an exiled Russian grand-duke but works as a night manager in a hotel with tragic consequences. Stars Leslie Perrins.
Wed 18 Oct 17 7:15 Dante Around A Dark Corner. 1960. Stars Howard Duff, Alan Mowbray & Tom D’Andrea. Dante has put his past behind him but no one believes that he is truly finished with the underworld. (S1, E24)
Wed 18 Oct 17 7:45 The Voice Of Merrill 1952. Crime Drama. Directed by John Gilling. Starring Valerie Hobson, James Robertson Justice & Sam Kydd. A dying author frames a radio narrator for killing his secretary.
Wed 18 Oct 17 9:25 Carry On Children – Glimpses 1940. Wartime public information film detailing the health service facilities available to Britain’s children. From Mothercraft classes to PE lessons and school dinners.
Wed 18 Oct 17 9:40 Guilt Is My Shadow 1950. Drama. Directed by Roy Kellino. Stars Patrick Holt, Elizabeth Sellars and Peter Reynolds. A farmer is enjoying an idyllic life in Devon, until his nephew arrives on the run from the police.
Wed 18 Oct 17 11:25 Scotland Yard 1953. The Candlelight Murder. Directed by Ken Hughes. Stars Jack Lambert, Gerald Case, Robert Cawdron & Clifford Buckton. An inspector unmasks the killer of an elderly hermit. (S1, E3)
Wed 18 Oct 17 12:00 I’ll Get You For This 1951. Drama. Director Joseph M. Newman. Stars George Raft, Coleen Gray & Enzo Staiola. A gambler discovers he has been framed for the murder of a Treasury Agent and goes on a journey to clear his name
Wed 18 Oct 17 13:40 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.
Wed 18 Oct 17 14:00 The Big Valley The Guilt of Matt Bentell. 1965. Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck and Lee Majors. Heath lashes out at the new timber camp foreman; once the sadistic commandant of a Confederate prison camp. (S1, E13)
Wed 18 Oct 17 15:00 The Human Jungle Fine Feathers. 1963. Stars Herbert Lom, Michael Johnson & Sally Smith. A young couple seem to be living above their means. Penny claims she’s using a legacy to shower her husband with gifts. (S1, E8)
Wed 18 Oct 17 16:00 All Over The Town 1949. Drama. Director: Derek N. Twist. Norman Wooland, Sarah Churchill, Bryan Forbes & James Hayter. After serving in the RAF during WW2, Nat Hearn struggles to return to his pre-war job.
Wed 18 Oct 17 17:45 BFI: Village School 1940. Factual. Buckinghamshire schoolteacher, Mrs James, is the star of this WWII propaganda film. It shows how evacuees from surrounding towns adapt to village life and wartime conditions.
Wed 18 Oct 17 18:00 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.
Wed 18 Oct 17 19:40 BFI: Rover Makes Good 1952. Drama. Director: John Dooley. Stars Francis Lunt, Malcolm Doney & Felicity Always. This early film from the Children’s Film Foundation was shot around Callington in picturesque 1950s Cornwall.
Wed 18 Oct 17 20:00 A Family At War 1971. Hope Against Hope. Created by John Finch. Stars Colin Douglas & Shelagh Fraser. Michael battles his conscience as Edwin and Jean clash over Margaret’s pregnancy. (S2, E6)
Wed 18 Oct 17 21:00 Gillian Hills Interview 2016. The star of BEAT GIRL recalls her experiences working on the film.
Wed 18 Oct 17 21:25 Scotland Yard 1961. The Grand Junction Case. Directed by Peter Duffell. Starring Russell Napier and Howard Pays. A woman’s dismembered body is found in a canal and her tattoo gives Duggan a lead. (S1, E36)
Wed 18 Oct 17 22:00 Three Came Home 1950. True story of a woman imprisoned in several Japanese war camps. She struggles to protect her young son. Stars Claudette Colbert.
Wed 18 Oct 17 0:05 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.
Wed 18 Oct 17 1:35 White Cargo 1973. Comedy. Day-dreamer, Albert (David Jason) has hopes of being a superhero and saving the girls.
Wed 18 Oct 17 3:05 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
Wed 18 Oct 17 4:40 Glimpses – Journey Into France Educational travelogue directed & photographed by Gunther V. Fritsch. Remarkable footage of a journey through France in the early ’50s, mainly by boat along the rivers and canals.
Wed 18 Oct 17 5:00 The Big Valley Boots with My Father’s Name. 1965. Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck and Lee Majors. A memorial to Tom Barkley, and his last pair of dress boots, stir memories of him for Victoria and Heath. (S1, E3)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Thu 19 Oct 17 6:00 Avenging Hand 1936. Drama. Directed by Frank Richardson. Stars: Noah Beery, Louis Borel, Kathleen Kelly. An old match seller is murdered but it’s left to an American gangster to find the killer.
Thu 19 Oct 17 7:20 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.
Thu 19 Oct 17 8:10 Mysterious Mr Nicholson 1947. Crime drama. Directed by Oswald Mitchell and starring Anthony Hulme, Lesley Osmond and Frank Hawkins. A solicitors’ clerk is sent to deliver a will and finds the recipient murdered.
Thu 19 Oct 17 9:40 The Big Job 1965. Comedy. A gang of crooks are caught on a big job. 15 years later they find their loot is now buried under a police station. Stars Sidney James, Sylvia Syms, Dick Emery & Joan Sims.
Thu 19 Oct 17 11:25 Scotland Yard 1954. The Blazing Caravan. Director: Ken Hughes. Stars Edgar Driver, Alan Robinson & Betty Carter. A Salesman turns murderer after learning that his client has just won the football pools. (S1, E4)
Thu 19 Oct 17 12:00 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.
Thu 19 Oct 17 13:35 BFI: Juno Helps Out 1953. Family. CFF. Director: William C. Hammond. When two school kids step in to try and help their peaky mum with the housework, family dog Juno (Trained by Barbara Woodhouse) is enlisted too.
Thu 19 Oct 17 14:00 The Big Valley The Brawlers. 1965. Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck and Lee Majors. The leader of a group of six families from Ireland believes he has a claim on Barkley land. (S1, E14)
Thu 19 Oct 17 15:00 The Human Jungle The Wall. 1963. Stars Herbert Lom, Michael Johnson & Sally Smith. The sudden unorthodox behaviour of Jan Zapotski leads his bewildered but devoted parents and in-laws to consult Dr Corder. (S1, E9)
Thu 19 Oct 17 16:00 The Fabulous Dorseys 1947. Musical. Tommy and Jimmy Dorsey play themselves in this rise and rise story of the fabulous Dorsey brothers.
Thu 19 Oct 17 17:45 Concorde In Flight – Glimpses 1969. Silver Screen Presents, Concorde. The first test flight from Toulouse, France, made with the British Airports Authorities. Includes shots of Trafalgar Square & the Royal family viewing the event
Thu 19 Oct 17 18:00 My Brother’s Keeper 1948. Thriller. Directed by Alfred Roome and starring Jack Warner, George Cole, David Tomlinson and Bill Owen. Two convicts escape, handcuffed to each other, and things get worse when they’re seen.
Thu 19 Oct 17 19:45 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 19 Oct 17 21:25 Scotland Yard 1961. The Never Never Murder. Directed by Peter Duffell. Starring Russell Napier, Genine Graham and Maurice Good. A dead body sets the police on the track of a fraudster. (S1, E37)
Thu 19 Oct 17 22:00 What’s Good For The Goose 1969. Comedy. Stars Norman Wisdom, Sally Geeson & Sarah Atkinson. A middle-aged timid banker in a timid relationship meets two teenage hitchhikers who open his eyes to a fun-filled free-love world.
Thu 19 Oct 17 0:00 Seven Days to Noon 1950. Drama. Directors: John & Roy Boulting. Stars Barry Jones, Andre Morell, Joan Hickson & Olive Sloane. A scientist steals an atomic bomb and threatens to detonate it in London.
Thu 19 Oct 17 1:55 Carnival of Souls 1962. Horror. Director: Herk Harvey. Stars Candace Hilligoss, & Frances Feist. After surviving a car accident, Mary takes a job as a church organist, but is interrupted by visions of a fiendish man.
Thu 19 Oct 17 3:30 Day in Devon in the 50s – Glimpses Beautifully shot amateur colour footage of a family trip to Devon in the 50s.
Thu 19 Oct 17 3:45 Up In The Air 1940. Comedy. Director: Howard Bretherton. Stars Frankie Darro, Marjorie Reynolds & Mantan Moreland. An unpopular radio singer is murdered on air. It is up to the radio page boy to solve the mystery.
Thu 19 Oct 17 5:00 The Big Valley The Young Marauders. 1965. Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck and Lee Majors. Audra is attracted to a handsome stranger who saves her life during a horse stampede. (S1, E4)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Fri 20 Oct 17 6:00 House Broken 1936. Two women plan to get rid of an unwelcome house-guest. Stars Louis Borell & Enid Stamp-Taylor.
Fri 20 Oct 17 7:25 Charles Chaplin: Work 1915. Comedy. Stars Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance & Charles Inslee. Chaos rules as Charlie is the over-worked assistant to a wallpaper-hanger at a couple’s home, and everything seems to go wrong.
Fri 20 Oct 17 8:00 The Wedding Of Lilli Marlene 1953. War Time Drama. Lilli will not marry her love, an American reporter, until she becomes a star. Starring Lisa Daniely, Hugh McDermott and Sid James.
Fri 20 Oct 17 9:45 For Better, For Worse 1954. Comedy. Directed by J Lee Thompson and Starring Dirk Bogarde, Susan Stephen and Cecil Parker. Tony wants to marry Anne, but his father-in-law to be has some conditions first…
Fri 20 Oct 17 11:25 Scotland Yard 1954. The Dark Stairway. Director: Ken Hughes. Stars Vincent Ball & George Manship. A blind man who is witness to a murder on a darkened stairway is asked to identify the killer. (S1, E5)
Fri 20 Oct 17 12:00 The Night Has Eyes 1942. Thriller. Director: Leslie Arliss. Stars James Mason, Wilfrid Lawson, Joyce Howard & Mary Clare. Two school teachers take refuge in an isolated house in the Yorkshire Moors when a storm breaks.
Fri 20 Oct 17 13:35 Dick Tracy The Stratosphere Adventure. 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, E5)
Fri 20 Oct 17 14:00 The Big Valley Judgement in Heaven. 1965. Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck and Lee Majors. The girlfriend of a murderous outlaw is released from jail so she can spend Christmas with the Barkleys. (S1, E15)
Fri 20 Oct 17 15:00 The Human Jungle A Women With Scars. 1963. Stars Herbert Lom, Michael Johnson & Sally Smith. An MP suddenly discovers that his much younger wife is having strange compulsions. (S1, E10)
Fri 20 Oct 17 16:00 His Girl Friday 1940. Drama. Director: Howard Hawks. Stars Cary Grant, Rosalind Russell & Ralph Bellamy. A newspaper editor tries everything to keep his ace reporter ex-wife from remarrying.
Fri 20 Oct 17 17:50 BFI: When The Pie Was Opened 1941. Factual. Director: Len Lye. A simple tale of a mother cheering up her daughter with a pie from her rationing-stricken pantry is skilfully crafted into a work of real artistic depth.
Fri 20 Oct 17 18:00 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.
Fri 20 Oct 17 20:00 The Limping Man 1953. Crime. Frank (Lloyd Bridges), an American, returns to England to see his war-time sweetheart (Moira Lister) but witnesses a shooting whilst leaving the plane.
Fri 20 Oct 17 21:25 Scotland Yard 1961. Wings of Death. Directed by Allan Davis. Starring Harry H. Corbett, Peter Bowles and Simon Lack. A light aeroplane comes down in Kent, killing the pilot. It was no accident… (S1, E38)
Fri 20 Oct 17 22:00 Hands Of The Ripper 1971. Horror. Director: Peter Sasdy. Stars Eric Porter, Jane Merrow, Angharad Rees & Dora Bryan. Jack the Ripper’s daughter seems possessed by her father’s spirit 15 years after her mother’s murder.
Fri 20 Oct 17 23:40 Dick Tracy Dangerous Waters. 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, E3)
Fri 20 Oct 17 0:00 Beast in the Cellar 1970. Horror. Something is killing British soldiers. Is a terrifying beast at large? Or something even stranger and more deadly? Starring Flora Robson, Beryl Reid, Tessa Wyatt & John Hamill.
Fri 20 Oct 17 1:45 House on Haunted Hill 1959. Horror. Directed by William Castle. Starring Vincent Price & Carol Ohmart. A millionaire invites five people to a ‘haunted house’ party, and whoever makes it through the night earns $10,000.
Fri 20 Oct 17 3:20 Perfect Woman 1978. Two dumb aliens are sent to earth to find an earthwoman suitable to be the wife of their leader. Stars Cameron Mitchell.
Fri 20 Oct 17 5:00 The Big Valley The Odyssey of Jubal Tanner. 1965. Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck and Lee Majors. After 30 years a man comes back to the Valley to claim land promised to him by the late Tom Barkley. (S1, E5)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Sat 21 Oct 17 6:00 The Ghost Camera 1933. Crime drama with Henry Kendall, Ida Lupino (her first full feature) and one of John Mills’ early films. A lost camera contains a photo of a murder.
Sat 21 Oct 17 7:20 Talkies: John Finch & His Crew John Finch discusses the difficulty of finding writers and actors who had wartime experience they could draw on for their performances. Also what would he change?
Sat 21 Oct 17 7:25 Love In Pawn 1953. Comedy. Penniless couple Roger (Bernard Braden) and Jean (Barbara Kelly) will get £10,000 if Roger can live a sober and profitable life. Starring Reg Dixon and John Laurie.
Sat 21 Oct 17 9:00 Scotland Yard 1959. The Ghost Train Murder. Directed by Geoffrey Muller. Starring Russell Napier, Gorgon Needham and Mary Laura Wood. A Hungarian girl is found murdered; stabbed by knitting needles. (S1, E31)
Sat 21 Oct 17 9:35 Hovercraft – Glimpses Short Educational film about the daily workings of the SR.N4 hovercrafts which used to cross the English Channel detailing the features of the crafts and passengers’ experiences.
Sat 21 Oct 17 9:50 The Break 1963. Crime Drama. Directed by Lance Comfort. When writer Greg Parker (Tony Britton) goes on holiday, little does he expect to be lodging in the same B&B as an escaped murderer (William Lucas).
Sat 21 Oct 17 11:25 Scotland Yard 1960. The Dover Road Mystery. Directed by Gerard Bryant. Starring Geoffrey Keen, Edward Cast and Leonard Sachs. A stolen car used in a bank robbery proves too fast for the squad car. (S1, E32)
Sat 21 Oct 17 12:00 Snowbound 1948. Mystery drama. Directed by David MacDonald and starring Dennis Price, Herbert Lom and Robert Newton. A group of people search for Nazi treasure hidden in the Alps.
Sat 21 Oct 17 13:40 Talkies: John Finch on Themes John Finch, Creator of Spoils of War, a Family at War and Sam, discusses the common theme of his works
Sat 21 Oct 17 13:45 Esther Waters 1948. Drama. Director: Ian Dalrymple & Peter Proud. Stars Dirk Bogarde, Kathleen Ryan & Cyril Cusack & Ivor Barnard. Esther goes into service in Victorian England, only to be seduced by footman Willia
Sat 21 Oct 17 16:00 Waterloo Road 1944. Drama. Director: Sidney Gilliat. Stars Stewart Granger, John Mills, Alastair Sim & Joy Shelton. After Jim reports for military duty, he suspects that his bride has been seeing another man.
Sat 21 Oct 17 17:35 Glimpses – Growth of London 1951. A look at the rapid growth of London throughout history following its transformation from the Roman settlement of Londinium to the thriving metropolis it is today.
Sat 21 Oct 17 18:00 The Cassandra Crossing 1976. Drama. Director: George P Cosmatos. Stars Sophia Loren, Richard Harris, Ava Gardner, Burt Lancaster & Martin Sheen. Passengers of a European train can’t escape after a deadly virus is planted.
Sat 21 Oct 17 20:35 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 21 Oct 17 22:00 The Smallest Show On Earth 1957. Comedy. Director: Basil Dearden. Stars Margaret Rutherford, Peter Sellers, Virginia McKenna & Bill Travers. A couple inherit a small cinema are shocked to find a decrepit building.
Sat 21 Oct 17 23:40 Dick Tracy Harbour Pursuit. 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, E7)
Sat 21 Oct 17 0:00 Hell Drivers 1957. Drama. Directed by C. Raker Endfiled and stars Stanley Baker, David McCallum, Sid James and Sean Connery. Tom signs up as a ‘Hell Driver’, but the death-trap roads are the least of his problems.
Sat 21 Oct 17 2:10 Man In The Attic 1953. Thriller. Director: Hugo Fregonese. Stars Jack Palance, Constance Smith & Byron Palmer. A Landlady begins to suspect her new tenant is Jack the Ripper when a self-described pathologist moves in
Sat 21 Oct 17 3:50 Up With the Lark 1943. Musical. Directed by Phil Brandon. Starring Ethel Revnell, Gracie West & Adrienne Fancey. Ethel and Gracie pursue a gang of robbers to their secret headquarters in the countryside.
Sat 21 Oct 17 5:00 The Big Valley Heritage. 1965. Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck and Lee Majors. In the town of Lonesome Camp, the Barkleys’ investment in a mine is threatened when labor unrest leads to a violent strike. (S1, E6)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Sun 22 Oct 17 6:00 No Lady 1931. Hen-pecked Mr. Pog (Lupino Lane) takes his wife and children to Blackpool but is mistaken for an international criminal.
Sun 22 Oct 17 7:25 The Lost City 1997. Acton. After surviving a helicopter crash in the uncharted South African wilderness, two young men, a girl and a renegade thief discover an ancient city unknown to civilization.
Sun 22 Oct 17 9:20 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.
Sun 22 Oct 17 11:05 BFI: Rover Makes Good 1952. Drama. Director: John Dooley. Stars Francis Lunt, Malcolm Doney & Felicity Always. This early film from the Children’s Film Foundation was shot around Callington in picturesque 1950s Cornwall.
Sun 22 Oct 17 11:25 Scotland Yard 1960. The Last Train. Directed by Geoffrey Muller. Starring Russell Napier, Norman Johns and Lisa Daniely. Duggan investigates a murder in the London Underground. (S1, E33)
Sun 22 Oct 17 12:00 Esther Waters 1948. Drama. Director: Ian Dalrymple & Peter Proud. Stars Dirk Bogarde, Kathleen Ryan & Cyril Cusack & Ivor Barnard. Esther goes into service in Victorian England, only to be seduced by footman Willia
Sun 22 Oct 17 14:20 Sons of the Desert 1933. Comedy. Director: William A. Seiter. Stars Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Mae Busch and Lucien Littlefield. Stan and Ollie trick their wives into thinking that they are taking a medicinal cruise.
Sun 22 Oct 17 15:40 In The Park 1915. Comedy. Stars Charlie Chaplin, Edna Purviance & Bud Jamison. This farce in the park involves pickpockets, mistaken identity, brick fights, and jealousy.
Sun 22 Oct 17 16:00 Waterloo Road 1944. Drama. Director: Sidney Gilliat. Stars Stewart Granger, John Mills, Alastair Sim & Joy Shelton. After Jim reports for military duty, he suspects that his bride has been seeing another man.
Sun 22 Oct 17 17:35 Getting an Eyeful 1938. Comedy short directed by William Watson. Nickolai (Danny Kaye) needs an eye test and is the first patient of ‘eyetestometist’ Henry Groper
Sun 22 Oct 17 18:00 Albert R.N. 1953. Directed by Lewis Gilbert. Starring Jack Warner, Robert Beatty and Anthony Steel. With the help of a life-like dummy, Allied forces are escaping a POW camp. Based on a true story.
Sun 22 Oct 17 19:45 BFI: The District Nurse 1942. Factual. Directed John Page. The diary of a typical working day and the non-stop work of a wartime district nurse.
Sun 22 Oct 17 20:00 A Family At War 1971. A Time To Be Born. Created by John Finch. Stars Colin Douglas & Shelagh Fraser. Sefton gets into trouble over his investment in a pig. Margaret is taken into hospital. (S2, E7)
Sun 22 Oct 17 21:00 The Human Jungle The Flip Side Man. 1963. Stars Herbert Lom, Michael Johnson & Sally Smith. A successful pop singer fears for his career and he is convinced he has a doppelganger. (S1, E2)
Sun 22 Oct 17 22:00 The Cassandra Crossing 1976. Drama. Director: George P Cosmatos. Stars Sophia Loren, Richard Harris, Ava Gardner, Burt Lancaster & Martin Sheen. Passengers of a European train can’t escape after a deadly virus is planted.
Sun 22 Oct 17 0:35 Quartet 1948. Drama. Director Ken Annakin, Arthur Crabtree, Harold French & Ralph Smart. Stars Cecil Parker, Dirk Bogarde & George Cole. Four of Somerset Maugham’s stories brought to the screen.
Sun 22 Oct 17 3:00 The Brain Machine 1955. Thriller. Director: Ken Hughes. Stars Maxwell Reed, Patrick Barr, Elizabeth Allen & Russell Napier. Dr Philippa uses ‘The Brain Machine’ to reveal abnormalities within the brain of a murderer.
Sun 22 Oct 17 4:40 Dick Tracy Trail Of The Spider. 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, E8)
Sun 22 Oct 17 5:00 The Big Valley Winner Lose All. 1965. Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck and Lee Majors. Heath falls in love with Maria, who is returning home from school. However, her father believes him to be impure. (S1, E7)

October 23rd to October 29th

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DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Mon 23 Oct 17 6:00 BFI: Kid From Canada 1957. Family. Directed by Kay Mander and starring Bernard Braden, Bobby Stevenson and Christopher Braden. Cousins learn to get along when a man’s life is in danger.
Mon 23 Oct 17 6:50 Black Saddle 1959. Client: Travers. Western with Peter Breck. After his brothers are killed in a shootout, a gunfighter decides to hang up his guns and uphold the law by becoming a lawyer. (S1, E1)
Mon 23 Oct 17 7:20 Death Goes To School 1953. Crime drama with Barbara Murray and Gordon Jackson in the lead role. A rare, old British mystery surrounding a strangulation at a school that needs Scotland Yard to investigate.
Mon 23 Oct 17 8:35 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.
Mon 23 Oct 17 9:45 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.
Mon 23 Oct 17 11:25 Scotland Yard 1954. Late Night Final. Director: Montgomery Tully. Stars Colin Tapley, Terence Yorke & Frank Forsyth. An investigation into Joe Burrage unveils a thrilling tale of the man who died twice! (S1, E6)
Mon 23 Oct 17 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 23 Oct 17 14:00 The Big Valley The Invaders. 1965. Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck and Lee Majors. A family of rawhiders plan to rob the Barkleys while almost everyone is away from the ranch on a cattle drive. (S1, E16)
Mon 23 Oct 17 15:00 The Human Jungle Time-Check. 1963. Stars Herbert Lom, Michael Johnson & Sally Smith. A thief seems strangely fascinated by clocks when ‘doing a job’. Inspector Meredith & Dr Corder hold opposed views. (S1, E11)
Mon 23 Oct 17 16:00 The Night My Number Came Up 1955. Mystery. Directed by Leslie Norman and starring Michael Redgrave, Sheila Sim, Denholm Elliott and Alexander Knox. A military aircraft’s fate may or may not depend on a prophetic nightmare.
Mon 23 Oct 17 18:00 Rogue’s Rock Blockade! 1974. Director Chris McMaster. Stars Clive Morton, Royston Tickner & Harold Goodwin. The return of the hit 70s ITV series, Rogue’s Rock! Where action & adventure await! (S1, E4)
Mon 23 Oct 17 18:30 Date With Disaster 1957. Crime drama directed by Charles Saunders and starring Tom Drake, William Hartnell and Shirely Eaton. One of the two owners of a Car Business plans to embezzle the company’s funds.
Mon 23 Oct 17 19:45 Patricia Dainton Presents… House in Marsh Road. Exclusive interviews with Patricia Dainton who discusses her time on this film and her career in general. (S1, E7)
Mon 23 Oct 17 19:50 The House In Marsh Road 1960. Horror directed By Montgomery Tully and starring Patricia Dainton, Sam Kydd and Sandra Dorne. Jean is left a house and hopes it will be the fresh start they need but the house has other ideas.
Mon 23 Oct 17 21:10 Glimpses: Screenagers! Early 1960s documentary into the spending habit of ‘screenagers’ and the cinema goers of the 60s. Brilliant footage of 50s and 60s cinemas and the ‘screenagers’ themselves.
Mon 23 Oct 17 21:25 Scotland Yard 1962. The Square Mile Murder. Directed by Allan Davis. Starring John Welsh, Delphi Lawrence and Stanley Morgan. When a travel agency is burgled Supt. Hicks is brought in to solve the case. (S1, E39)
Mon 23 Oct 17 22:00 Madron 1970. Western. Director: Jerry Hopper. Stars Richard Boone, Leslie Caron & Gabi Amrani. A gunfighter and a French-Canadian nun who survived a massacre, set out on a trek to elude Apache warriors.
Mon 23 Oct 17 23:50 Bar 20 Rides Again From 1935, a short version of Hopalong Cassidy. The Bar 20 boys aim to put an end to a cattle rustler’s dream of living like an emperor. Starring William Boyd, James Ellison and Jean Rouverol
Mon 23 Oct 17 0:00 Cool it Carol 1972. Adult Comedy. Joe (Robin Askwith) and Carol (Janet Lynn) decide to head down to London for work. The naive couple become drawn to the more seedy side of London. Also Stars Jess Conrad.
Mon 23 Oct 17 2:00 Captive 1980. Sci-Fi. Two survivors of an alien spaceship crash-land on earth and hold two people hostage. Starring Cameron Mitchell.
Mon 23 Oct 17 3:50 The Balloon Goes Up 1942. Musical. Comedy duo Ethel Revnell and Gracie West star in this comedy musical. The double act masquerade as WAAFs on a balloon site to help the authorities capture a group of fifth columnists.
Mon 23 Oct 17 5:00 The Big Valley My Son, My Son. 1965. Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck and Lee Majors. A neighbouring rancher’s teenage son returns to Stockton and is immediately obsessed with Audra. (S1, E8)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Tue 24 Oct 17 6:00 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.
Tue 24 Oct 17 7:20 Black Saddle 1959. Client: Meade. Western with Peter Breck. After his brothers are killed in a shootout, a gunfighter decides to hang up his guns and uphold the law by becoming a lawyer. (S1, E2)
Tue 24 Oct 17 7:50 13 East Street 1952. Drama. Directed by Robert Baker. Starring Patrick Holt, Dora Bryan & Michael Balfour. A detective poses as an escaped convict to catch a gang of warehouse robbers.
Tue 24 Oct 17 9:00 Marilyn 1953. Crime drama directed by Wolf Rilla and starring Maxwell Reed and Sandra Dorne. The wife of the garage owner is caught with the mechanic, when he is accidentally killed and a cover up begins.
Tue 24 Oct 17 10:20 A Little of What You Fancy 1968. A loving tribute to British Music Hall with Lily Morris and Gus Elen. Featuring original archive film, rare prints, portraits and photographs, it traces what remains of the great music halls.
Tue 24 Oct 17 11:25 Scotland Yard 1954. Fatal Journey. Director: Paul Gherzo. Stars Gordon Bell, Edward Forsyth, Jack Melford, Jane Welsh & Julian Somers. A husband returns home to find his wife collapsed on the floor. (S1, E7)
Tue 24 Oct 17 12:00 The Glass Mountain 1949. Drama. The classic tale of a war romance featuring the smash hit music of The Legend of The Glass Mountain. Starring Michael Denison and Dulcie Gray, with vocals from Tito Gobbi.
Tue 24 Oct 17 14:00 The Big Valley By Fires Unseen. 1966. Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck and Lee Majors. After a whirlwind courtship, Nick proposes to a beautiful Eastern socialite. The honeymoon appears short lived… (S1, E17)
Tue 24 Oct 17 15:00 The Human Jungle The Two Edged Sword. 1963. Stars Herbert Lom, Michael Johnson & Sally Smith. Two young mothers ask Dr Corder to help them with entirely different problems. (S1, E12)
Tue 24 Oct 17 16:00 The Six Men 1951. Drama. Directed by Michael Law. A story tracing the activities of a gang of crooks whose long run of successful coups has the police in a panic. Starring Harold Warrender & Olga Edwardes.
Tue 24 Oct 17 17:20 Today and Everyday 1948. Factual. Directed by Cecil H Williamson, produced by E J Fancey and narrated by Frank Phillips. A rare short informative film with some superb vintage footage of locomotives.
Tue 24 Oct 17 18:00 Calculated Risk 1963. Crime Drama. Starring William Lucas & Warren Mitchell. Shot during the big freeze of 1963. After spending a long time in prison, Kip (John Rutland) is still willing to pull off one more big job
Tue 24 Oct 17 19:30 Narrowing Circle 1955. Crime drama directed by Charles Saunders and starring Paul Carpenter and Hazel Court. A magazine crime writer is passed over for promotion by a rival who also steals the girl, but is murdered.
Tue 24 Oct 17 20:50 Costal Cornwall in 50s – Glimpses A beautifully shot Family Beach Day on the Cornish Coast, bathing, picnics, rock climbing and making poor nana climb to the top of the hill!
Tue 24 Oct 17 21:00 The Human Jungle The Vacant Chair. 1963. Stars Herbert Lom, Michael Johnson & Sally Smith. When a managing director dies during a meeting, two men immediately compete for the position. (S1, E1)
Tue 24 Oct 17 22:00 My Brother Jonathan 1948. Drama. Director: Harold French. Stars Dulcie Gray, Michael Dennison & Ronald Howard. Jonathan’s ambition was to become a surgeon & marry Edie. But Edie loves his brother, who she intends to wed
Tue 24 Oct 17 0:00 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.
Tue 24 Oct 17 2:00 The PSI Factor 1980. A scientist tries to find out why aliens from another dimension are coming to earth. Stars Peter Mark Richmann (The Naked Gun).
Tue 24 Oct 17 3:50 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.
Tue 24 Oct 17 5:00 The Big Valley Earthquake. 1965. Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck and Lee Majors. Victoria, a surly ranch hand, and a pregnant Native American girl fight to survive a major earthquake. (S1, E9)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Wed 25 Oct 17 6:00 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.
Wed 25 Oct 17 7:20 Black Saddle 1959. Client: MacQueen. Western with Peter Breck. After his brothers are killed in a shootout, a gunfighter decides to hang up his guns and uphold the law by becoming a lawyer. (S1, E3)
Wed 25 Oct 17 7:50 Butch & Billy & Their Bang Bang Western Plot – Rustling & Kidnapping! 1961. A short Western adventure voiced by Steve and Danny Krieger.
Wed 25 Oct 17 8:00 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.
Wed 25 Oct 17 9:40 Final Appointment 1954. Crime. Directed by Terence Fisher and starring John Bentley. Reporters investigate threats against a retired army officer and discover links to a series of murders that occurred during the war.
Wed 25 Oct 17 11:00 BFI: A City Reborn 1945. Docu-Drama. Director: John Eldridge. Scripted by poet Dylan Thomas. Recalling the incendiary bombing of Coventry. One of several 1940s films introducing cinemagoers to the good old ‘prefab’
Wed 25 Oct 17 11:25 Scotland Yard 1954. The Strange Case of Blonde. Directed by Ken Hughes. Stars Lee Sinclaire, Derek Alward, Cyril Smith & Russell Napier. A cat burglar adopts an unexpected disguise (S1, E8)
Wed 25 Oct 17 12:00 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.
Wed 25 Oct 17 13:25 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 25 Oct 17 14:00 The Big Valley A Time to Kill. 1966. Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck and Lee Majors. When the secret service warn Jarrod that a friend is suspected of bank robbery, he tries to unearth the truth. (S1, E18)
Wed 25 Oct 17 15:00 The Human Jungle Over and Out. 1963. Stars Herbert Lom, Ian Bannen & Zena Marshall. A pilot crashes a prototype fighter. Dr Corder is asked to investigate a possible planned suicide. (S1, E13)
Wed 25 Oct 17 16:00 The Stars Look Down 1939. Directed by Carol Reed. Starring Michael Redgrave and Margaret Lockwood. Davey Fenwick leaves his mining village on a university scholarship intent on returning to better support the miners.
Wed 25 Oct 17 18:00 Calling Paul Temple 1948. Crime Drama starring John Bentley & Dinah Sheridan. Scotland Yard is unable to unravel the ‘Rex’ murders and cannot manage without the help of Paul Temple and his sidekick ‘Steve’.
Wed 25 Oct 17 19:50 BFI: The Hospital Nurse 1941. Factual. Director: Francis Searle. Recruitment film presenting an ideal view of the nursing profession, which is likely to have been in stark contrast with the daily experience of wartime nurses
Wed 25 Oct 17 20:00 A Family At War 1971. A Time To Be Born. Created by John Finch. Stars Colin Douglas & Shelagh Fraser. Sefton gets into trouble over his investment in a pig. Margaret is taken into hospital. (S2, E7)
Wed 25 Oct 17 21:00 The Human Jungle The Flip Side Man. 1963. Stars Herbert Lom, Michael Johnson & Sally Smith. A successful pop singer fears for his career and he is convinced he has a doppelganger. (S1, E2)
Wed 25 Oct 17 22:00 Three Came Home 1950. True story of a woman imprisoned in several Japanese war camps. She struggles to protect her young son. Stars Claudette Colbert.
Wed 25 Oct 17 0:05 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.
Wed 25 Oct 17 1:55 Time Warp 1980. Sci-Fi. While seeking a cosmic black hole, an astronaut discovers a time warp. Starring Adam West and Gretchen Corbett. Written By Anne Spielberg. Directed by: Robert Emenegger and Allan Sandler
Wed 25 Oct 17 3:35 The House In Marsh Road 1960. Horror directed By Montgomery Tully and starring Patricia Dainton, Sam Kydd and Sandra Dorne. Jean is left a house and hopes it will be the fresh start they need but the house has other ideas.
Wed 25 Oct 17 5:00 The Big Valley The Murdered Party. 1965. Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck and Lee Majors. Jarrod agrees to defend a murder suspect, despite the fact that Heath witnessed the killing. (S1, E10)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Thu 26 Oct 17 6:00 Flight From Vienna 1956. Drama. Director: Denis Kavanagh. Stars John Bentley, Theodore Bikel & Donald Gray. When a Hungarian official asks for asylum in the west, he is forced to go back home to prove his sincerity
Thu 26 Oct 17 7:10 Black Saddle 1959. Client: Dawes. Western with Peter Breck. After his brothers are killed in a shootout, a gunfighter decides to hang up his guns and uphold the law by becoming a lawyer. (S1, E4)
Thu 26 Oct 17 7:40 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?
Thu 26 Oct 17 9:25 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.
Thu 26 Oct 17 9:50 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.
Thu 26 Oct 17 11:25 Scotland Yard 1954. The Silent Witness. Directed by Montgomery Tully. Stars Molly Weir, Ivan Craig & Kenneth Henry. The case of the self-confessed killer who almost escaped the full weight of the law. (S1, E9)
Thu 26 Oct 17 12:00 I’ll Turn To You 1946. Starring Irene Handl. A returning soldier finds readjusting to married life and civvy street very difficult. Stars Don Stannard & Terry Randall.
Thu 26 Oct 17 13:50 Sherlock Holmes A short Documentary about Hollywood’s early history with Sherlock Holmes
Thu 26 Oct 17 14:00 The Big Valley Teacher of Outlaws. 1966. Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck and Lee Majors. An outlaw gang leader orders his men to kidnap a teacher so he can learn to read and write. (S1, E19)
Thu 26 Oct 17 15:00 The Human Jungle A Friend of the Sergeant Major. 1963. Director: Don Sharp. Stars Herbert Lom. A Doctor must write an assessment on a soldier who is being court-martialled. Guest stars Alfred Burke. (S1, E6)
Thu 26 Oct 17 16:00 To Paris With Love 1955. Comedy. Director: Robert Hamer. Stars Alec Guinness, Vernon Gray & Odile Versois. A Widow sends his 20 year-old son to Paris after deciding it is time to introduce him to the opposite sex.
Thu 26 Oct 17 17:35 BFI: To The Rescue 1952. Family. CFF. Director: Jacques Brunius. When George’s poodle is stolen by a thief, he & his sister enlist eccentric dog-lover and village grocer Mr Polly to help them get the pooch back
Thu 26 Oct 17 18:00 Jassy 1947. Drama. Director: Bernard Knowles. Stars Margaret Lockwood, Patricia Roc & Dennis Price. During the 17th century, Jassy is believed to be a witch after receiving visions of approaching disasters.
Thu 26 Oct 17 20:00 Saints & Sinners 1965. Daddy’s Girl. Human stories uncovered by the reporters of the New York City ‘Record’ newspaper. (S1, E8)
Thu 26 Oct 17 21:00 The Human Jungle Run with the Devil. 1963. Stars Herbert Lom, Michael Johnson & Sally Smith. A religious man comes to the doctor suffering from amnesia. His wife however seems to be more liberated sexually. (S1, E3)
Thu 26 Oct 17 22:00 Captain Apache 1971. Western. Stars Lee Van Cleef, Carroll Baker & Stuart Whitman. A Native American becomes an Army officer tasked with investigating a murder. His only clue is buried in the victim’s final words
Thu 26 Oct 17 23:50 Glimpses: The Indian Raiders 1942. Stars Lon Chaney Jr, Helen Parris & Noah Beery Jr. A short film containing highlights from the 1942 Western Overland Mail.
Thu 26 Oct 17 0:00 The Internecine Project 1974. Thriller. Directed by Ken Hughes. Starring Lee Grant, Harry Andrews & Ian Hendry. Robert Elliot (James Coburn) will be promoted to government advisor. But he has to keep his dirty past secret.
Thu 26 Oct 17 1:45 LifePod 1980. Sci-Fi directed by Bob Emenegger. Stars Joe Penny, Carl Lumby & Jordan Michaels. The first interplanetary cruise ship malfunctions, forcing most of the crew and passengers to abandon ship.
Thu 26 Oct 17 3:30 The Gilded Cage 1955. Directed by John Gilling and starring Alex Nicol. Two brothers are embroiled in a racket to smuggle a valuable painting. When a murder is committed they must try and clear their names.
Thu 26 Oct 17 5:00 The Big Valley The Way to Kill a Killer. 1965. Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck and Lee Majors. A hard-working Mexican comes to Stockton with a herd of cattle infected with a deadly, infectious disease. (S1, E11)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Fri 27 Oct 17 6:00 Glimpses – 1960s London 1960s Life in England we particularly look at London in this great montage of clips from more of our favourite 1960s films along with remembering the fashions the songs the cars and the music
Fri 27 Oct 17 6:15 Danny Baker Takes Over Danny Baker sits down with Robert Ross to discuss how ‘The Wrong Arm of the Law’ is one of his favourite films.
Fri 27 Oct 17 6:20 The Wrong Arm Of the Law 1963. Comedy. Director: Cliff Owen. Stars Peter Sellers, Lionel Jeffries, Bernard Cribbins & Nanette Newman. A gangster learns of a traitor in his midst and makes a deal with the police
Fri 27 Oct 17 8:10 Black Saddle 1959. Client: Starkey. Western with Peter Breck. After his brothers are killed in a shootout, a gunfighter decides to hang up his guns and uphold the law by becoming a lawyer. (S1, E5)
Fri 27 Oct 17 8:40 Danny Baker Takes Over Danny Baker speaks with Robert Ross about ‘The Boy Who Turned Yellow’ and his initial surprise when discovering the film.
Fri 27 Oct 17 8:45 BFI: The Boy Who Turned Yellow 1972. Adventure. Directed by Michael Powell. CFF greatest hit. On a School trip to the tower of London, John loses his pet mouse on a tube journey. There is an electric flash and his life changes.
Fri 27 Oct 17 9:50 Our London 1947 – Glimpses Rare archive footage from 1947 of London’s landmarks decades in the past, including Tower Bridge, St Paul’s Cathedral and the Houses of Parliament.
Fri 27 Oct 17 10:05 Danny Baker Takes Over Danny Baker tells Robert Ross how amazed he was to learn that ‘Hide & Seek’ was filmed on the streets where he grew up.
Fri 27 Oct 17 10:10 BFI: Hide and Seek 1972. Universal. CFF with Gary Kemp, Roy Dotrice and Robin Askwith. A young boy runs away from an approved school to convince his dad to go to Canada with him, only to find his dad has other ideas.
Fri 27 Oct 17 11:25 Scotland Yard 1954. Passenger to Tokyo. Director: Ken Hughes. Stars Kenneth Henry, Ken Marshall & Peter Penn. An unusual operation helps track down the killer of a wealthy woman sent to Tokyo in a trunk. (S1, E10)
Fri 27 Oct 17 12:00 Danny Baker Takes Over Danny Baker talks with Robert Ross about the perfection of ‘Sons of the Desert’ and what makes it stand out from other Laurel and Hardy films.
Fri 27 Oct 17 12:05 Sons of the Desert 1933. Comedy. Director: William A. Seiter. Stars Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Mae Busch and Lucien Littlefield. Stan and Ollie trick their wives into thinking that they are taking a medicinal cruise.
Fri 27 Oct 17 13:25 Danny Baker Takes Over Danny Baker and Robert Ross discuss the brilliance and hilarity of ‘The Case of the Mukkinese Battle-Horn’, despite its budget.
Fri 27 Oct 17 13:30 The Case of the Mukkinese Battle-Horn 1956. Comedy. Stars Peter Sellers, Spike Milligan & Dick Emery. Detectives from Scotland Yard are assigned to look into the disappearance of the Mukkinese Battle-Horn.
Fri 27 Oct 17 14:00 The Big Valley Under a Dark Star. 1966. Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck and Lee Majors. Pardoned after an imprisonment for a crime he didn’t commit, a man has Jarrod’s help in adjusting to being free. (S1, E20)
Fri 27 Oct 17 15:00 The Human Jungle Success Machine. 1965. Stars Herbert Lom, Michael Johnson & Sally Smith. The Gothas have all that money can buy; why, then, should their lives be in a constant turmoil? (S2, E2)
Fri 27 Oct 17 16:00 Glimpses: Screenagers! Early 1960s documentary into the spending habit of ‘screenagers’ and the cinema goers of the 60s. Brilliant footage of 50s and 60s cinemas and the ‘screenagers’ themselves.
Fri 27 Oct 17 16:15 Danny Baker Takes Over Danny Baker tells Robert Ross about how ‘Operation Diplomat’ gripped him more than any other drama he had seen before, and how it is the perfect example of great dramatic cinema.
Fri 27 Oct 17 16:20 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.
Fri 27 Oct 17 17:45 Danny Baker Takes Over Danny Baker and Robert Ross share their mutual love for Talking Pictures TV and discuss its authentic and genuine appreciation of real cinema.
Fri 27 Oct 17 18:00 Danny Baker Takes Over Danny Baker shares with Robert Ross how ‘This Happy Breed’ captures him in a comforting trance of nostalgia and reassurance.
Fri 27 Oct 17 18:05 This Happy Breed 1944. Drama. Director: David Lean. Stars Robert Newton, Celia Johnson, John Mills & Stanley Holloway. After WW1, a family lead an ordinary sort of life until the outbreak of WW2.
Fri 27 Oct 17 20:25 A Hole Lot of Trouble Directed By Francis A Searle. A 1969 comedy short centring around workmen digging a hole. Starring Arthur Lowe, Victor Maddern, Bill Maynard and Tim Barrett.
Fri 27 Oct 17 21:00 The Human Jungle Thin Ice. 1963. Director: John Ainsworth. Stars Herbert Lom, Sally Smith & Mary Yeomans. A teenaged ice skater feels her family are pushing her beyond her limits. (S1, E4)
Fri 27 Oct 17 22:00 Danny Baker Takes Over Danny Baker and Robert Ross talk about the great cast of ‘The Naked Truth’.
Fri 27 Oct 17 22:05 The Naked Truth 1957. Comedy. Director: Mario Zampi. Stars Terry-Thomas, Peter Sellers, Peggy Mount & Dennis Price. Nigel Dennis, a magazine publisher, blackmails high-profile politicians & celebrities.
Fri 27 Oct 17 23:55 Glimpses: London River Bus late 1940s 1940s. Take a trip on The Thames from Greenwich, where many of London’s historic features are to be seen: Tower Bridge, The Tower Of London, St Pauls, the ‘new’ Waterloo Bridge & on to Westminster
Fri 27 Oct 17 0:00 Danny Baker Takes Over Danny Baker explains to Robert Ross what he loves about ‘Gonks Go Beat’ and other musical films of its time.
Fri 27 Oct 17 0:05 Gonks Go Beat 1965. Sci-Fi. Director: Robert Hartford-Davis. Stars Kenneth Connor, Frank Thornton, Lulu, The Nashville Teens & Members of The Graham Bond Organisation. Psychedelic re-imagining of Romeo & Juliet
Fri 27 Oct 17 1:55 Danny Baker Takes Over Danny Baker and Robert Ross talk about the emotional manipulation of ‘I Remember Mama’ and share their experiences of films that have made them cry.
Fri 27 Oct 17 2:00 I Remember Mama 1948. Drama. The life of a Norwegian immigrant family in 1910, San Francisco. Mamma runs the Pennywise household. Starring Irene Dunne, Barbara Bel Geddes and Oskar Homolka. 5 Oscar Nominations
Fri 27 Oct 17 4:35 The Stolen Jools 1931. Comedy. Director: William McGann & Victor Heerman. Stars Norma Shearer, Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Buster Keaton & Edward G. Robinson. A police inspector searches Hollywood for stolen pearls
Fri 27 Oct 17 5:00 The Big Valley Night of the Wolf. 1965. Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck and Lee Majors. Nick is bitten by a rabid wolf. Expecting death, he leaves the ranch and Stockton without any explanation. (S1, E12)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Sat 28 Oct 17 6:00 Home Sweet Home 1945. Famous northern comedian Frank Randle stars in this comedy where his sweetheart’s parents disapprove of him.
Sat 28 Oct 17 7:45 Black Saddle 1959. Client: Tagger. Western with Peter Breck. After his brothers are killed in a shootout, a gunfighter decides to hang up his guns and uphold the law by becoming a lawyer. (S1, E6)
Sat 28 Oct 17 8:15 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.
Sat 28 Oct 17 9:35 BFI: Pop Pirates 1984. Family. Directed by Joe Grossman and starring Roger Daltrey, George Sweeny and Joe Melia. A group’s rise is hampered when a member gets involved with video piracy.
Sat 28 Oct 17 10:45 Today and Everyday 1948. Factual. Directed by Cecil H Williamson, produced by E J Fancey and narrated by Frank Phillips. A rare short informative film with some superb vintage footage of locomotives.
Sat 28 Oct 17 11:25 Scotland Yard 1960. Evidence in Concrete. Directed by Gordon Hales. Starring Russell Napier, Howard Pays and Peter Welch. A young girl’s body found near a busy motorway tells of something sinister. (S1, E34)
Sat 28 Oct 17 12:00 Patricia Dainton Presents… Hammer the Toff. Exclusive interviews with Patricia Dainton who discusses her time on this film and her career in general. (S1, E6)
Sat 28 Oct 17 12:05 Hammer The Toff 1952. Crime Drama by Maclean Rogers. The Toff (John Bentley) tries to help Susan (Patricia Dainton) reunite with her missing uncle who’s been targeted by criminals that are after his steel formula.
Sat 28 Oct 17 13:35 A Cry From The Streets 1958. Drama starring Max Bygraves, Barbara Murray and Colin Petersen. A welfare worker becomes emotionally involved with a group of homeless children. Music by Larry Adler.
Sat 28 Oct 17 15:30 Scotland Yard 1961. The Silent Weapon. Directed by Peter Duffell. Staring Geoffrey Keen, Stanley Morgan and Norma Parnell. A horse rider is found dead in suspicious circumstances. (S1, E35)
Sat 28 Oct 17 16:00 The Night My Number Came Up 1955. Mystery. Directed by Leslie Norman and starring Michael Redgrave, Sheila Sim, Denholm Elliott and Alexander Knox. A military aircraft’s fate may or may not depend on a prophetic nightmare.
Sat 28 Oct 17 18:00 This Happy Breed 1944. Drama. Director: David Lean. Stars Robert Newton, Celia Johnson, John Mills & Stanley Holloway. After WW1, a family lead an ordinary sort of life until the outbreak of WW2.
Sat 28 Oct 17 20:15 A Place To Go 1964. Classic crime starring Bernard Lee, Rita Tushingham & Michael Sarne. Ricky finds that the East End that he knows and loves is being demolished. There seems just one possible solution.
Sat 28 Oct 17 22:00 Sky West & Crooked 1966. Drama. Directed by John Mills and starring Hayley Mills, Ian MacShane, Annette Crosbie and Geoffrey Bayldon. A young, lonely teenage girl is traumatised after the death of a childhood friend.
Sat 28 Oct 17 0:05 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.
Sat 28 Oct 17 1:50 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.
Sat 28 Oct 17 2:35 Flannelfoot 1953. Crime drama directed by Maclean Rodgers and starring Ronald Howard and Mary Germaine. Crime news hack Mitchell is out to discover the identity of the notorious jewel thief ‘Flannelfoot’.
Sat 28 Oct 17 4:00 It Happened In Soho 1948. Drama. Director: Frank Chisnell. Stars Richard Murdoch, Patricia Raine & Henry Oscar. Murder drama set in Soho involving a police inspector, a newspaper reporter and a country girl.
Sat 28 Oct 17 5:00 The Big Valley The Guilt of Matt Bentell. 1965. Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck and Lee Majors. Heath lashes out at the new timber camp foreman; once the sadistic commandant of a Confederate prison camp. (S1, E13)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Sun 29 Oct 17 6:00 The Butler’s Dilemma 1943. Comedy. Directed by Leslie S. Hiscott. Stars Richard Hearne, Ronald Shiner & Hermione Gingold. In debt to gamblers, Rodney (Richard Hearne) agrees to pass as a butler at a gambling party.
Sun 29 Oct 17 7:30 Black Saddle 1959. Client: Robinson. Western with Peter Breck. After his brothers are killed in a shootout, a gunfighter decides to hang up his guns and uphold the law by becoming a lawyer. (S1, E7)
Sun 29 Oct 17 8:00 Coronation Day 1953 in Coxhoe, County Durham – Glimpses Astounding amateur footage of the village coming together on a special occasion, the parade, the costumes and the tea party!
Sun 29 Oct 17 8:05 Gaolbreak 1962. Directed by Francis Searle and starring Peter Reynolds, Avice Landon and David Kernan. A mother and her two sons run a newsagents as a front for their criminal activity.
Sun 29 Oct 17 9:20 A Job For Bob 1950. Director: Edward L Cahn. Stars Ralph Hodges, Tanis Chandler, Robert Nichols, Fred Hoose & John Holland. Bob believes he would be happier working at the atomic energy field in this rare short.
Sun 29 Oct 17 10:00 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.
Sun 29 Oct 17 11:20 A Day Out In London In The 50s Glimpses: Amateur footage of well-known London landmarks; Eros, Trafalgar Square and outside Buckingham Palace.
Sun 29 Oct 17 11:25 Scotland Yard 1961. The Grand Junction Case. Directed by Peter Duffell. Starring Russell Napier and Howard Pays. A woman’s dismembered body is found in a canal and her tattoo gives Duggan a lead. (S1, E36)
Sun 29 Oct 17 12:00 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.
Sun 29 Oct 17 13:35 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
Sun 29 Oct 17 14:55 BFI: Amelia and the Angel 1958. Fantasy. Directed by Ken Russell. A little girl gets her wings in this famous director’s first film.
Sun 29 Oct 17 15:25 Scotland Yard 1961. The Never Never Murder. Directed by Peter Duffell. Starring Russell Napier, Genine Graham and Maurice Good. A dead body sets the police on the track of a fraudster. (S1, E37)
Sun 29 Oct 17 16:00 Date With Disaster 1957. Crime drama directed by Charles Saunders and starring Tom Drake, William Hartnell and Shirely Eaton. One of the two owners of a Car Business plans to embezzle the company’s funds.
Sun 29 Oct 17 17:15 Today and Everyday 1948. Factual. Directed by Cecil H Williamson, produced by E J Fancey and narrated by Frank Phillips. A rare short informative film with some superb vintage footage of locomotives.
Sun 29 Oct 17 17:55 Glimpses: A Works Group Day Out in the 50s Glimpses: A Works Group Day Out in the 50s
Sun 29 Oct 17 18:00 The Bohemian Girl 1936. Comedy. Director: James W Horne & Charley Rogers. Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Thelma Todd, James Finlayson & Mae Busch. Stan & Ollie are left to raise a child, not knowing she belongs to a count.
Sun 29 Oct 17 19:30 Laurel & Hardy: Home Movies Directed by Rowland V. Lee. Stars Stan Laurel & Oliver Hardy. Rare home movie footage of Stan, Ollie and other rarities!
Sun 29 Oct 17 20:00 A Family At War 1971. A Hero’s Welcome. Creator: John Finch. Stars Colin Douglas & Shelagh Fraser. Christmas 1941. Peter struggles with the image he has cultivated of his father, souring their relationship. (S2, E8)
Sun 29 Oct 17 21:00 The Human Jungle Run with the Devil. 1963. Stars Herbert Lom, Michael Johnson & Sally Smith. A religious man comes to the doctor suffering from amnesia. His wife however seems to be more liberated sexually. (S1, E3)
Sun 29 Oct 17 22:00 The Way to the Stars 1945. War. Director: Anthony Asquith. Stars Michael Redgrave, Sir John Mills, Rosamund John & Stanley Holloway. This tale of WW2 pilots highlights the impact that war has on soldiers and those at home
Sun 29 Oct 17 0:00 Scarlet Street 1945. Drama. Director: Fritz Lang. Stars Edward G. Robinson, Joan Bennett & Dan Duryea. A banker in a dying marriage falls for a thug’s girlfriend. They find a cruel way to cash in on his infatuation
Sun 29 Oct 17 2:00 A Prize of Arms 1962. Thriller. Patrick Magee, Helmut Schmid, Tom Bell and Stanley Baker star in this British thriller about a gang of criminals who disguise themselves as soldiers in order to steal an army payroll.
Sun 29 Oct 17 4:00 Desert Mesa 1935. Western. Directed by Art James and starring Wally West and Tanya Beauford. Jobless cowboy Jim Kirk rides into Cottonwood, Arizona, looking for the man who swindled his father.
Sun 29 Oct 17 5:00 The Big Valley The Brawlers. 1965. Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck and Lee Majors. The leader of a group of six families from Ireland believes he has a claim on Barkley land. (S1, E14)

October 30th to November 5th

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DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Mon 30 Oct 17 6:00 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.
Mon 30 Oct 17 7:30 Black Saddle 1959. Client: Martinez. Western with Peter Breck. After his brothers are killed in a shootout, a gunfighter decides to hang up his guns and uphold the law by becoming a lawyer. (S1, E8)
Mon 30 Oct 17 8:00 I’ll Walk Beside You 1943. Musical. Directed by Maclean Rodgers. John (Richard Bird) and Ann (Lesley Brook) meet through music but are parted by the war.
Mon 30 Oct 17 9:40 Glimpses – Growth of London 1951. A look at the rapid growth of London throughout history following its transformation from the Roman settlement of Londinium to the thriving metropolis it is today.
Mon 30 Oct 17 10:05 Della 1964. Directed by Robert Gist and starring Joan Crawford. Della (Crawford), a reclusive, wealthy matriarch of Royal Bay, watches over the affluent coastal town. Possession, for her, is everything.
Mon 30 Oct 17 11:25 Scotland Yard 1955. Night Plane to Amsterdam. Director: Ken Hughes. Stars Gerald Case, Shay Gorman, Selma Vas Dias & Andreas Malandrinos. The case of a murder which baffled the police of two countries. (S1, E11)
Mon 30 Oct 17 12:00 Barbados Quest 1955. 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
Mon 30 Oct 17 13:20 Today and Everyday 1948. Factual. Directed by Cecil H Williamson, produced by E J Fancey and narrated by Frank Phillips. A rare short informative film with some superb vintage footage of locomotives.
Mon 30 Oct 17 14:00 The Big Valley Barbary Red. 1966. Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck and Lee Majors. Nick celebrates his birthday at a waterfront saloon where he is drugged and shanghaied for sea duty (S1, E21)
Mon 30 Oct 17 15:00 The Human Jungle 14 Ghosts. 1963. Stars Herbert Lom, Michael Johnson & Sally Smith. Lady Shaw, wife of a High Court Judge is caught stealing in a department store. (S1, E7)
Mon 30 Oct 17 16:00 The Traitors 1962. Thriller. Directed by Robert Tronson. Starring Patrick Allen, Jacqueline Ellis & James Maxwell. Espionage story telling how British and U.S. security agents outwit ruthless and cunning traitors.
Mon 30 Oct 17 17:20 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
Mon 30 Oct 17 18:00 Rogue’s Rock Raising The Wind. 1974. Director Chris McMaster. Stars Clive Morton, Royston Tickner & Harold Goodwin. The return of the hit 70s ITV series, Rogue’s Rock! Where action & adventure await! (S1, E5)
Mon 30 Oct 17 18:30 Sapphire 1959. Murder mystery. Directed by Basil Dearden and stars Nigel Patrick, Yvonne Mitchell and Michael Craig. Superintendent Robert Hazard investigates a murder, which could be racially motivated.
Mon 30 Oct 17 20:20 Take Two Janette Scott Interview. Our new series Take Two. Well-known faces from much loved British films and classic television shows talk about their lives and careers in the business. (S1, E13)
Mon 30 Oct 17 21:00 The Human Jungle The Lost Hours. 1963. Stars Herbert Lom, Michael Johnson & Sally Smith. A neurotic wife tries to commit suicide. Dr. Corder learns she is the least neurotic of the family. (S1, E5)
Mon 30 Oct 17 22:00 Villain 1971. Drama. Director: Michael Tuchner. Stars Richard Burton, Ian McShane & Nigel Davenport. Your everyday London businessman and sadistic gang leader. Once you’ve met, you’ll wish you hadn’t.
Mon 30 Oct 17 0:00 The Proud and the Damned 1972. Western. Directed by Ferde Grofé Jr. Starring Chuck Connors & Cesar Romero. A group of five Confederate mercenaries must choose sides carefully in a small village where they find a rebellion.
Mon 30 Oct 17 1:55 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.
Mon 30 Oct 17 4:00 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.
Mon 30 Oct 17 5:00 The Big Valley Judgement in Heaven. 1965. Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck and Lee Majors. The girlfriend of a murderous outlaw is released from jail so she can spend Christmas with the Barkleys. (S1, E15)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Tue 31 Oct 17 6:00 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.”
Tue 31 Oct 17 7:20 Black Saddle 1959. Client: Northrup. Western with Peter Breck. After his brothers are killed in a shootout, a gunfighter decides to hang up his guns and uphold the law by becoming a lawyer. (S1, E9)
Tue 31 Oct 17 7:50 BFI: The Man From Nowhere 1976. Drama. Directed by James Hill. Effective CFF ghost story. A young orphaned girl is sent to live with her uncle, but she is troubled by a shadowy figure that appears and disappears.
Tue 31 Oct 17 9:00 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 31 Oct 17 10:15 BFI: The Glitterball 1977. Sci-Fi. Directed by Harley Cokeliss. The film that inspired ET! Two teenage boys try to help a tiny spherical alien get back to it’s mothership before a crook and the army can capture it.
Tue 31 Oct 17 11:25 Scotland Yard 1955. The Stateless Man. Director: Paul Gherzo. Stars Frank Leighton, Robin Wentworth, Theodore Wilhelm, Tom Clegg, May Hallett & Anna Doran. A crime in London’s dockland baffles the police. (S1, E12)
Tue 31 Oct 17 12:00 Abbott & Costello 1948. Comedy. Castle Films. Two hapless freight handlers encounter Dracula, the Frankenstein Monster & the Wolf Man. Director: Charles Barton. Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Lon Chaney Jr.
Tue 31 Oct 17 12:15 Old Mother Riley Meets The Vampire 1952. Comedy. A mad scientist known as ‘The Vampire’ (Bela Lugosi) comes to England to further his evil plans. Starring Arthur Lucan and Dora Bryan.
Tue 31 Oct 17 13:45 BFI: The Reformation of St Jules 1949. Thriller. Directed by Anthony Gilkison. Algernon Blackwood tells his gothic short story, from the series A Strange Experience.
Tue 31 Oct 17 14:00 The Big Valley The Death Merchant. 1966. Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck and Lee Majors. The family welcome the cowboy who killed Tom Barkley’s murderer only to find he is now a mercenary killer. (S1, E22)
Tue 31 Oct 17 15:00 The Human Jungle The Flip Side Man. 1963. Stars Herbert Lom, Michael Johnson & Sally Smith. A successful pop singer fears for his career and he is convinced he has a doppelganger. (S1, E2)
Tue 31 Oct 17 16:00 Salisbury Hall Salisbury Hall – The Ghost of Nell Gwyn
Tue 31 Oct 17 16:15 Behemoth The Seamonster 1959. Sci-Fi. Atomic marine tests cause the resurrection of a dormant sea-monster who then threatens to destroy London.
Tue 31 Oct 17 17:45 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 31 Oct 17 18:00 The Trollenberg Terror 1958. Sci-Fi. A series of deaths on a Swiss mountain-side appear to be connected to a mysterious cloud. Stars: Forrest Tucker, Warren Mitchell & Andrew Faulds.
Tue 31 Oct 17 19:40 BFI: Haunters of the Deep 1984. Mystery. Directed by Andrew Bogle. CFF. A ghostly tale of greed and spooks when an old Cornish tin mine is reopened by an American mining company.
Tue 31 Oct 17 20:55 Killer B’s A look into some killer B films.
Tue 31 Oct 17 21:00 The Human Jungle A Friend of the Sergeant Major. 1963. Director: Don Sharp. Stars Herbert Lom, Alfred Burke & Peter Williams. A Doctor must write an assessment on a soldier who is being court-martialled. (S1, E6)
Tue 31 Oct 17 22:00 BFI: Cross-Roads 1955. Thriller. Directed by John Fitchen. A highly effective gothic thriller featuring Christopher Lee in what was his first ever supernatural performance. Also stars Ferdy Mayne.
Tue 31 Oct 17 22:25 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.
Tue 31 Oct 17 23:45 BFI: Lock Your Door 1949. Thriller. Directed by Anthony Gilkison. Algernon Blackwood tells his gothic story, from the series ‘A Strange Experience’.
Tue 31 Oct 17 0:00 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.
Tue 31 Oct 17 1:50 The Killer Shrews 1959. Sci-fi. Directed by Ray Kellogg (famous for his FX). Starring James Best. On an isolated island, a small group of people are terrorized by giant voracious shrews in the midst of a hurricane.
Tue 31 Oct 17 3:20 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.
Tue 31 Oct 17 4:45 Matinee Idols A look at the Matinee Idols that shaped cinema.
Tue 31 Oct 17 5:00 The Big Valley The Invaders. 1965. Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck and Lee Majors. A family of rawhiders plan to rob the Barkleys while almost everyone is away from the ranch on a cattle drive. (S1, E16)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Wed 01 Nov 17 6:00 Melody Club 1949. Comedy. A nitwit investigator (Terry Thomas) goes undercover in a restaurant to catch a gang of crooks.
Wed 01 Nov 17 7:20 Black Saddle 1959. Client: Steele. Western with Peter Breck. After his brothers are killed in a shootout, a gunfighter decides to hang up his guns and uphold the law by becoming a lawyer. (S1, E10)
Wed 01 Nov 17 7:50 When You Come Home 1947. Comedy. A Grandad (Frank Randle) recounts to his granddaughter his life as a music hall odd job man. Directed by John Baxter.
Wed 01 Nov 17 9:40 BFI: Welcome to Britain 1943. Factual. Directed by Anthony Asquith. Stars Carla Lehmann, Felix Aylmer & Burgess Meredith. This WWII film aims to explain British culture to the newly arrived American soldier.
Wed 01 Nov 17 10:50 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.
Wed 01 Nov 17 11:25 Scotland Yard 1954. Directed by Paul Gherzo. Starring Robert Raglan, John Warwick and Christine Adrian. A ballistics expert tracks down the killer of a widow’s fiance. (S1, E13)
Wed 01 Nov 17 12:00 While I Live 1947. Drama. (aka The Dream of Olwen) 25 years later, a spinster still obsesses over the death of her sister, who was a composer.
Wed 01 Nov 17 13:35 BFI: Night Mail 1936. Directors: Harry Watt & Basil Wright. Narrated by Pat Jackson. A critically acclaimed British documentary film about the operation of the 30s Royal Mail train delivery service.
Wed 01 Nov 17 14:00 The Big Valley The Fallen Hawk. 1966. Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck and Lee Majors. Heath, feeling responsible for an old friend’s injury, is determined to do all he can to help the man and his wife. (S1, E23)
Wed 01 Nov 17 15:00 The Human Jungle Ring of Hate. 1965. Stars Herbert Lom, Dudley Sutton & Bernard Lee. Why does Leigh Garner, training for a boxing championship, react so violently against his father? (S2, E5)
Wed 01 Nov 17 16:00 A Prize of Arms 1962. Thriller. Patrick Magee, Helmut Schmid, Tom Bell and Stanley Baker star in this British thriller about a gang of criminals who disguise themselves as soldiers in order to steal an army payroll.
Wed 01 Nov 17 18:00 Serious Charge 1959. Drama. A new vicar (Anthony Quayle) falls foul of frustrated Hester (Sarah Churchill) as she backs up a false claim made by Larry (Andrew Ray) against the vicar. Cliff Richard sings Living Doll.
Wed 01 Nov 17 20:00 A Family At War 1971. A Hero’s Welcome. Creator: John Finch. Stars Colin Douglas & Shelagh Fraser. Christmas 1941. Peter struggles with the image he has cultivated of his father, souring their relationship. (S2, E8)
Wed 01 Nov 17 21:00 The Human Jungle 14 Ghosts. 1963. Stars Herbert Lom, Michael Johnson & Sally Smith. Lady Shaw, wife of a High Court Judge, is caught stealing in a department store. (S1, E7)
Wed 01 Nov 17 22:00 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.
Wed 01 Nov 17 23:15 Big Ben Calling 1935. Musical about a cafe proprietress, a radio salesman and a composer who set up a pirate radio station. Starring Leslie French, Hughie Green & Mary Lawson.
Wed 01 Nov 17 0:00 All The Right Noises 1971. 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.
Wed 01 Nov 17 1:50 The Big Lift 1950. War drama starring Montgomery Clift. In 1948 the Soviet Union blockades the allied sectors of Berlin, to bring the entire city under their control.
Wed 01 Nov 17 4:15 Murder At the Grange 1952. Drama. Directed by Victor M. Gover. Starring Tod Slaughter & Patrick Barr. A private investigator is approached by two old ladies who say they are being terrorised.
Wed 01 Nov 17 4:50 Glimpses: Getting Married In The 60s … The 60s. A nostalgic glimpse of getting married in England in the 60s. The Cars, fashion, locations and traditional family gatherings.
Wed 01 Nov 17 5:00 The Big Valley By Fires Unseen. 1966. Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck and Lee Majors. After a whirlwind courtship, Nick proposes to a beautiful Eastern socialite. The honeymoon appears short lived… (S1, E17)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Thu 02 Nov 17 6:00 Hills Of Donegal 1947. Drama. Stars Dinah Sheridan, James Etherington, Moore Marriott & John Bentley. Eileen Hannay is the singing star of an Irish operatic society but gives up to marry Terry O’Keefe.
Thu 02 Nov 17 7:45 Black Saddle 1959. Client: Mowery. Western with Peter Breck. After his brothers are killed in a shootout, a gunfighter decides to hang up his guns and uphold the law by becoming a lawyer. (S1, E11)
Thu 02 Nov 17 8:15 Big Ben Calling 1935. Musical about a cafe proprietress, a radio salesman and a composer who set up a pirate radio station. Starring Leslie French, Hughie Green & Mary Lawson.
Thu 02 Nov 17 9:05 Penny Serenade 1941. Drama. Director: George Stevens. Stars Irene Dunne, Cary Grant, Beulah Bondi & Edgar Buchanan. A couple’s big dreams give way to a life full of unexpected sadness and unexpected joy.
Thu 02 Nov 17 11:25 Scotland Yard 1955. Murder Anonymous. Directed by Ken Hughes. Starring Peter Arne, Ewen Solon and Jill Bennett. An inspector sets out to prove that a blind man murdered his wife’s lover. (S1, E14)
Thu 02 Nov 17 12:00 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.
Thu 02 Nov 17 13:20 Musical Masquerade 1946. Musical. A Lost British short detailing where a composer’s inspiration comes from and The London Symphony Orchestra.
Thu 02 Nov 17 14:00 The Big Valley Hazard. 1966. Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck and Lee Majors. A man arrives at the ranch looking for Heath and is shot by two trailing bounty hunters who claim he is wanted for murder. (S1, E24)
Thu 02 Nov 17 15:00 The Human Jungle The Quick and The Dead. 1965. Stars Herbert Lom, Richard Johnson & Robert Beatty. A racing driver is so desperate to stay in front that he always demands too much from his machine. (S2, E7)
Thu 02 Nov 17 16:00 Two Thousand Women 1944. War. Director: Frank Launder. Stars Phyllis Calvert, Flora Robson & Patricia Roc. Female prisoners arrive at a German camp. Among them is Freda, a strong-minded journalist.
Thu 02 Nov 17 18:00 The Boys 1962. Crime drama starring Richard Todd, Robert Morley and Jess Conrad OBE. When a nightwatchman is murdered, four young men are put on trial. Cleverly directed by Sidney J. Furie.
Thu 02 Nov 17 20:30 The Boys Reunion 2017. Footage of the Q&A filmed at Elstree Studios where Jess Conrad, Tony Garnett & Dudley Sutton, discuss their memories of working with Sidney J Furie and the other members of the cast.
Thu 02 Nov 17 21:00 The Human Jungle Fine Feathers. 1963. Stars Herbert Lom, Michael Johnson & Sally Smith. A young couple seem to be living above their means. Penny claims she’s using a legacy to shower her husband with gifts. (S1, E8)
Thu 02 Nov 17 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 02 Nov 17 23:45 The Black Emperor Starring Paul Robeson. Drama from 1937. This short charts the rise of John Zinga to stardom as an international opera singer and contains several tracks from the original movie.
Thu 02 Nov 17 0:00 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.
Thu 02 Nov 17 2:00 Gung Ho 1943. War drama starring Randolph Scott. Based on the real-life World War II Makin Island raid, led by Lieutenant Colonel Evans Carlson’s 2nd Marine Raider Battalion.
Thu 02 Nov 17 3:45 The Cyclone Ranger 1935. Adventure. Director: Bob Hill. Stars Bill Cody, Nena Quartero & Eddie Gribbon. Former cattle rustlers try to go straight, but find that they can’t shake off their reputations.
Thu 02 Nov 17 5:00 The Big Valley A Time to Kill. 1966. Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck and Lee Majors. When the secret service warn Jarrod that a friend is suspected of bank robbery, he tries to unearth the truth. (S1, E18)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Fri 03 Nov 17 6:00 Yank In Ermine 1955. Comedy. An American air-man (Peter Thompson) inherits an English title but will he cope with English nobility? Starring Jon Pertwee and Sid James.
Fri 03 Nov 17 7:40 Black Saddle 1959. Client: Braun. Western with Peter Breck. After his brothers are killed in a shootout, a gunfighter decides to hang up his guns and uphold the law by becoming a lawyer. (S1, E12)
Fri 03 Nov 17 8:10 Old Mother Riley’s New Venture 1947. Comedy. When the proprietor of a London hotel decides to take a break, he promotes Mother Riley straight from kitchen dishwasher to the head of the hotel! Starring Arthur Lucan & Kitty McShane.
Fri 03 Nov 17 9:45 Stock Car 1955. Drama. After the death of her father while motor racing, the daughter (Rona Anderson) is dissuaded from selling his garage by fellow racer Larry (Paul Carpenter) who helps her run the garage
Fri 03 Nov 17 11:05 Glimpses – Melodies of the Moment Melodies of the Moment. Mayhem and music abound at the offices of Messrs Pow Wham and Zowie Radio City.
Fri 03 Nov 17 11:25 Scotland Yard 1956. The Wall of Death. Directed by Montgomery Tully. Starring Cyril Chamberlain, Vernon Greeves and Vanda Godsell. A murder at a fairground proves a puzzling case for the police. (S1, E15)
Fri 03 Nov 17 12:00 Strongroom 1962. Crime. Two car breakers plan a bank robbery. When their hostages get locked in the bank’s strongroom, they face becoming potential murderers. Starring Derren Nesbitt, Colin Gordon & Ann Lynn.
Fri 03 Nov 17 13:35 BFI: Fully Fitted Freight 1957. Factual. Director: Ralph Keene. The story of the fast freight, 4-48 pm, Bristol-Leeds, vacuum braked throughout. Conveyed in crisp black & white images by veteran cinematographer Ronald Craigen.
Fri 03 Nov 17 14:00 The Big Valley Into the Widow’s Web. 1966. Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck and Lee Majors. When Heath is accused of murder. Jarrod must use a new science to try to clear him. (S1, E25)
Fri 03 Nov 17 15:00 The Human Jungle The Man Who Fell Apart. 1965. Starts Herbert Lom, Sally Smith & Mary Yeomans. The wife of an interior decorator fears that her husband’s odd behaviour is due to overwork. (S2, E8)
Fri 03 Nov 17 16:00 Bang! You’re Dead 1954. Drama. Directed by Lance Comfort. Stars Jack Warner, Derek Farr, Veronica Hurst and Michael Medwin. A tragic accident leads to man being wrongly accused of murder.
Fri 03 Nov 17 17:45 Abbott & Costello 1948. Comedy. Castle Films. Two hapless freight handlers encounter Dracula, the Frankenstein Monster & the Wolf Man. Director: Charles Barton. Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Lon Chaney Jr.
Fri 03 Nov 17 18:00 Between Heaven & Hell 1956. Drama. Director: Richard Fleischer. Stars Robert Wagner, Buddy Ebsen, Terry Moore & Broderick Crawford. The life of Sam Gifford, from a Southern landowner to his Military service during WWII.
Fri 03 Nov 17 19:50 Breaking Point 1961. The nephew of a printer gets involved with foreign spies intent on making counterfeit money. Stars Peter Reynolds & Dermot Walsh.
Fri 03 Nov 17 21:00 The Human Jungle The Wall. 1963. Stars Herbert Lom, Michael Johnson & Sally Smith. The sudden unorthodox behaviour of Jan Zapotski leads his bewildered but devoted parents and in-laws to consult Dr Corder. (S1, E9)
Fri 03 Nov 17 22:00 The Day Of The Triffids 1962. Sci-Fi. A spectacular meteor storm blinds the world, except Bill. He, and a few others, must battle with flesh eating plants. Starring Nicole Maurey, Howard Keel, Janette Scott and Kieron Moore.
Fri 03 Nov 17 0:00 Handgun 1984. Drama. Director: Tony Garnett. Stars Karen Young, Clayton Day & Larry Corwin. Kathleen is in no mood to take on a new boyfriend. Macho Larry, however, will not tolerate sexual rebuffs.
Fri 03 Nov 17 2:00 Villain 1971. Drama. Director: Michael Tuchner. Stars Richard Burton, Ian McShane & Nigel Davenport. Your everyday London businessman and sadistic gang leader. Once you’ve met, you’ll wish you hadn’t.
Fri 03 Nov 17 4:00 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 03 Nov 17 5:00 The Big Valley Teacher of Outlaws. 1966. Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck and Lee Majors. An outlaw gang leader orders his men to kidnap a teacher so he can learn to read and write. (S1, E19)
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Sat 04 Nov 17 6:00 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.
Sat 04 Nov 17 7:20 Black Saddle 1959. Client: Banks. Western with Peter Breck. After his brothers are killed in a shootout, a gunfighter decides to hang up his guns and uphold the law by becoming a lawyer. (S1, E13)
Sat 04 Nov 17 7:50 Fire Maidens From Outerspace 1956. Sci-Fi comedy. Spacemen land on the 13th Moon of Jupiter and find man-hungry space girls waiting for them. Stars: Harry Fowler, Paul Carpenter & Sydney Tafler.
Sat 04 Nov 17 9:25 Glimpses: Felix The Cat Felix the Cat travels all the way to Russia to help his friend solve a puzzle in this cartoon short.
Sat 04 Nov 17 9:35 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.
Sat 04 Nov 17 11:25 Scotland Yard 1961. Wings of Death. Directed by Allan Davis. Starring Harry H. Corbett, Peter Bowles and Simon Lack. A light aeroplane comes down in Kent, killing the pilot. It was no accident… (S1, E38)
Sat 04 Nov 17 12:00 A Chump At Oxford 1940. Comedy. Director: Alfred J. Goulding. Stars Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, James Finlayson & Peter Cushing. A bank pays for Stan & Ollie’s education at Oxford after they catch a bank robber.
Sat 04 Nov 17 13:15 Laurel & Hardy: Lucky Dog 1917. Comedy. This Silent film, directed by Jess Robbins, was the first ever film of Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy performing together.
Sat 04 Nov 17 13:35 The Return of Frank James 1940. Western. Director: Fritz Lang. Stars Henry Fonda, Gene Tierney & Jackie Cooper. When Jesse James’s murderers are set free, his brother Frank vows revenge.
Sat 04 Nov 17 15:25 Scotland Yard 1962. The Square Mile Murder. Directed by Allan Davis. Starring John Welsh, Delphi Lawrence and Stanley Morgan. When a travel agency is burgled Supt. Hicks is brought in to solve the case. (S1, E39)
Sat 04 Nov 17 16:00 Between Heaven & Hell 1956. Drama. Director: Richard Fleischer. Stars Robert Wagner, Buddy Ebsen, Terry Moore & Broderick Crawford. The life of Sam Gifford, from a Southern landowner to his Military service during WWII.
Sat 04 Nov 17 17:50 BFI: Post Haste 1934. Factual. Humphrey Jennings’ first film as a director, a brief overview of the British postal service.
Sat 04 Nov 17 18:00 The Break 1963. Crime Drama. Directed by Lance Comfort. When writer Greg Parker (Tony Britton) goes on holiday, little does he expect to be lodging in the same B&B as an escaped murderer (William Lucas).
Sat 04 Nov 17 19:35 BFI: Night Mail 1936. Directors: Harry Watt & Basil Wright. Narrated by Pat Jackson. A critically acclaimed British documentary film about the operation of the 30s Royal Mail train delivery service.
Sat 04 Nov 17 20:00 The Prime Of Miss Jean Brodie 1969. Drama. Director: Ronald Neame. Stars Maggie Smith, Celia Johnson, Robert Stephens & Gordon Jackson. A teacher wants her pupils to embrace romantic ideals rather than hard facts.
Sat 04 Nov 17 22:15 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 04 Nov 17 23:35 BFI: Listen to Britain 1942. Factual. A depiction of life in wartime England during the Second World War. Director Humphrey Jennings visits many aspects of civilian life. Stars Leonard Brockington & Joseph Macleod
Sat 04 Nov 17 0:00 A Taste Of Honey 1961. Drama. Director: Tony Richardson. Stars Rita Tushingham, Dora Bryan & Murray Melvin. A teen, whose life is dominated by her alcoholic mother, seeks support after discovering she is pregnant.
Sat 04 Nov 17 2:00 Night of the Big Heat 1967. Sci-Fi. Directed by Terence Fisher. Starring Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing & Patrick Allen. A heatwave forces the atmosphere to boiling point. It falls to Godfrey Hanson to discover the reason
Sat 04 Nov 17 3:50 Breaking Point 1961. The nephew of a printer gets involved with foreign spies intent on making counterfeit money. Stars Peter Reynolds & Dermot Walsh.
Sat 04 Nov 17 5:00 The Big Valley Under a Dark Star. 1966. Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck and Lee Majors. Pardoned after an imprisonment for a crime he didn’t commit, a man has Jarrod’s help in adjusting to being free. (S1, E20)
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Sun 05 Nov 17 6:00 Cavalcade of Variety 1941. Musical directed by Thomas Bentley. Featuring Peter Brough, Billy Cotton and his band, the Sherman Fisher girls and many more.
Sun 05 Nov 17 7:15 Black Saddle 1959. Client: Jessup. Western with Peter Breck. After his brothers are killed in a shootout, a gunfighter decides to hang up his guns and uphold the law by becoming a lawyer. (S1, E14)
Sun 05 Nov 17 7:45 Jim’s Gift 1996. Stars Jean Boht, Chris Jury & Robert Llewellyn. A mysterious stranger presents a boy with a VCR that can play the future.
Sun 05 Nov 17 9:40 Trial & Error 1962. Comedy. Director: James Hill. Stars Peter Sellers, Richard Attenborough & Beryl Reid. Based on a play by John Mortimer. An incompetent barrister is assigned to defend a wife murderer.
Sun 05 Nov 17 11:20 BFI: Terminus 1961. Drama. Directed by John Schlesinger. Iconic short of a day in the life of a London Railway Station.
Sun 05 Nov 17 12:00 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.
Sun 05 Nov 17 13:25 Lunch Hour 1961. Comedy. Shirley Anne Field gives a great performance as a young designer on the brink of an affair with a married executive (Robert Stephens) at the company she works for. Starring Kay Walsh.
Sun 05 Nov 17 14:40 Pack Up Your Troubles 1932. Comedy. Directors: George Marshall & Raymond McCarey. Stars Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, James Finlayson & Don Dillaway. Stan and Ollie try to locate the orphaned child of their buddy, Eddie.
Sun 05 Nov 17 16:00 Panic In The Streets 1950. Drama. Director: Elia Kazan. Stars Richard Widmark, Jack Palance, Barbara Bel Geddes & Paul Douglas. A Doctor and Policeman have 48 hours to locate a killer infected with pneumonic plague.
Sun 05 Nov 17 18:00 The Return of Frank James 1940. Western. Director: Fritz Lang. Stars Henry Fonda, Gene Tierney & Jackie Cooper. When Jesse James’s murderers are set free, his brother Frank vows revenge.
Sun 05 Nov 17 19:50 BFI: Post Haste 1934. Factual. Humphrey Jennings’ first film as a director, a brief overview of the British postal service.
Sun 05 Nov 17 20:00 A Family At War 1971. We Could Be A Lot Worse Off. Created by John Finch. Stars Colin Douglas & Shelagh Fraser. Freda is disturbed by her feelings for Michael. Meanwhile, Robert meets with a sticky end. (S2, E9)
Sun 05 Nov 17 21:00 The Human Jungle Thin Ice. 1963. Director: John Ainsworth. Stars Herbert Lom, Sally Smith & Mary Yeomans. A teenaged ice skater feels her family are pushing her beyond her limits. (S1, E4)
Sun 05 Nov 17 22:00 Capone 1975. Drama. Director: Steve Carver. Stars Ben Gazzara, Harry Guardino, Susan Blakely & Sylvester Stallone. The story of the rise and fall of the infamous Chicago gangster Al Capone.
Sun 05 Nov 17 0:00 East of Elephant Rock 1978. Drama. Directed by Don Boyd. An all-star British cast of John Hurt, Judi Bowker, Jeremy Kemp & Anton Rodgers star in this story of passion and murder set in the last days of Colonial rule.
Sun 05 Nov 17 1:50 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.
Sun 05 Nov 17 3:35 Lena Rivers 1932. Drama starring Charlotte Henry, Morgan Galloway and Beryl Mercer. Young Lena, born out of wedlock, goes to live with a rich uncle, but his wife and daughter don’t like her one bit.
Sun 05 Nov 17 4:50 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 05 Nov 17 5:00 The Big Valley Barbary Red. 1966. Stars: Richard Long, Peter Breck and Lee Majors. Nick celebrates his birthday at a waterfront saloon where he is drugged and shanghaied for sea duty (S1, E21)