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Dive into Stingray!; Brian Cox in Manhunt; Phyllida Law in Dixon; Anthony Quayle narrates Time to Remember & The Tower of London in 1960!

The Cater Street Hangman - 1881-set crime drama starring Eoin McCarthy, Keeley Hawes and Peter Egan on Saturday 2nd March at 10.10pm

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Brace yourselves for an aquatic adventure like no other as Gerry and Sylvia Anderson’s 1960s series Stingray is making a splash on Saturday at 3pm! Join Captain Troy Tempest and his crew as they navigate the depths of the ocean in a futuristic submarine. Tell your friends and family to tune in - the more viewers we have, the more episodes we can bring you!
In the words of Martin Clunes, “You were robbed Sarah, Netflix? Never heard of them?!’ Yes, we attended the TV Choice Magazine Awards last week, hopeful TPTV might win the Favourite Channel award, but sadly it wasn't to be… but all is not lost. Dad got “pap’d“ by the paparazzi and I got to meet Lulu! And thanks to YOUR VOTES we beat Channel 4, ITV, all the Sky channels and more to make the shortlist of four. So a massive achievement. Maybe next year?
The Brothers continues on THE NEW DAY of Thursday at 8pm as Hammond Transport is threatened with a takeover bid and Ann makes a decision about her relationship.
Trouble brews in the lead up to Micky Mulgrew's (Rio Fanning) wedding to Rosie McCallion (Phyllida Law) in Dixon of Dock Green on Saturday at 7pm. Will PC Dixon (Jack Warner) and the team be able to prevent chaos in this 1963 episode?
Whilst fishing for trout in a chalk stream Jack Hargreaves meets Mr Burton the mole catcher before an unexpected encounter with cowboys in the New Forest in another brand new episode of “country matters” series Out of Town on Monday at 6.30pm.
Join The Footage Detectives TODAY at 5pm as we delve into the archives with some reel treasure for you! First up David Jacobs, Glyn Houston and Geoffrey Palmer want you all to have a bath, Sir Lancelot wants you to buy faggots in gravy and we all go on a trip abroad in the 60s. After we’ve had a bath...obviously.
We have another film premiere in the shape of 1978’s On the Yard on Monday at 9.05pm starring John Heard, Richard Bright and Mike Kellin. In prison, a bookish con artist struggles to adjust to the intricate social order of the prison system. Then Eoin McCarthy, Keeley Hawes and Peter Egan star in the 1881-set crime drama The Cater Street Hangman (1998) on Saturday at 10.10pm in which a feisty aristocrat (Hawes) and a working-class Scotland Yard inspector (McCarthy) hunt for a serial killer in Victorian London.
Anthony Quayle is your narrator for Time to Remember on Thursday at 7.30pm. It's 1941 and Hitler begins Operation Barbarossa, the conquest of Russia. On the other side of the world, Japanese bombs fall on Pearl Harbour.
Start your weekend wind-down with a new episode of the timeless Worzel Gummidge on Friday at 6pm; when Mrs Bloomsbury-Barton (Joan Sims) decides to hold a bonfire party, Mr. Braithwaite (Norman Bird) offers his old scarecrow to be burned - Worzel (Jon Pertwee)!
Finally, Brian Cox guest stars in this week’s gripping episode of WWII drama Manhunt on Sunday 3rd at 9pm. Nina (Cyd Hayman) and Adelaide (Maggie Fitzgibbon) rendezvous in the church of St Xavier. But is it a Gestapo ruse to get Nina away from Gratz (Robert Hardy)?