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Talking Pictures TV Programme Schedule

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June 12th to June 18th


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DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Mon 12 Jun 00:20 Prince Of Darkness 1987. Horror. Director: John Carpenter. Stars Donald Pleasence, Lisa Blount & Jameson Parker. A group of graduate students and scientists accidently unleash an evil force that threatens humanity. [S]
Mon 12 Jun 02:25 Brokedown Palace 1999. Drama. Director Jonathan Kaplan. Stars Claire Danes, Kate Beckinsale & Bill Pullman. Two women travel to Thailand to celebrate their graduation, but their trip turns when they are arrested. [S]
Mon 12 Jun 04:25 The Heritage Chart Show with Mike Read A TOTP style TV Show for Heritage Artists based on the Heritage Chart which is voted on in over 80 countries. Songs you love from popular artists, live and on video with the odd interview.
Mon 12 Jun 05:30 One Step Beyond Night of April 14th. 1959. Stars Barbara Lord, Isobel Elsom & Patrick Macnee. Jeanne has recurring nightmares of drowning and is surprised by a honeymoon trip on the passenger liner, RMS Titanic. [S]
Mon 12 Jun 06:00 Bush Pilot 1947. Adventure. Directed by Sterling Campbell. Red North is a bush pilot in Canada. Red's half-brother decides to relocate his bush pilot business to the same lake, cutting into Red's routes. [S]
Mon 12 Jun 07:15 Topper Returns 1941. Mystery. Directed by Roy Del Ruth. Stars Joan Blondell, Roland Young & Carole Landis. A young woman returns as a ghost after being murdered and seeks help from Topper to find the killer. [S]
Mon 12 Jun 09:05 Booby Trap 1957. Drama. An absent-minded professor invents a pen that will explode on the sound of bells... then leaves it in a taxi. Starring Sydney Tafler and Harry Fowler. [S]
Mon 12 Jun 10:35 Forever and A Day 1943. Drama. Directed by Edmund Goulding, Cedric Hardwicke & Frank Lloyd. Stars George Kirby, Ray Milland & Ida Lupino. A story tracing the history of a picturesque London mansion. [S]
Mon 12 Jun 12:45 The Man In The Sky 1957. Drama. Director: Charles Crichton. Stars Jack Hawkins, Elizabeth Sellars & Walter Fitzgerald. John Mitchell is on a flight fraught with disaster but Mitchell is determined to land the plane. [S]
Mon 12 Jun 14:30 Crown Court Lieberman v Savage - Part 1. 1972. Stars Charles Keating, Wolfe Morris & Barbara Shelley. A rich property tycoon takes his former fiancée to court after trying to evict her from her penthouse. [S]
Mon 12 Jun 15:00 Very Best of Peter Sellers 1990. Comedy Documentary. Directed by Ashley & Robert Sidaway. Stars Peter Sellers. A cracking collection of the funniest sketches from one of the world's all-time great comedians. [S]
Mon 12 Jun 16:05 Abandon Ship! 1957. Adventure. Directed by Richard Sale. Stars Tyrone Power, Mai Zetterling & Lloyd Nolan. After a luxury liner sinks, a group of survivor's crowd into a small boat and must fight to stay alive. [S]
Mon 12 Jun 18:00 The Footage Detectives Join Mike and Noel as they share unseen footage of Frankie Howerd. Nursery Rhymes, who remembers their favourites? There's more footage from a biscuit factory and an old reel of 1950s magicians. [S]
Mon 12 Jun 19:00 The Champions The Mission. 1969. Starring: Stuart Damon, Alexandra Bastedo & William Gaunt. On the face of it Winthrop House Mission in rural Surrey is a home for down-and-outs, but it is in fact a cover... [S]
Mon 12 Jun 20:00 The Main Chance No Names. 1975. Director: Tony Wharmby. Starring: John Stride, Margaret Ashcroft & John Wentworth. David intends to repay the debt owed to those who stood by him at his lowest point.
Mon 12 Jun 21:00 The Dark Room 1999. Crime. Director: Graham Theakston. Stars Joseph Bennett, Emily Corrie & Joanna David. A woman awakens from a car accident with no memory and discovers her ex-fiancé and best friend are dead. [S]
Mon 12 Jun 23:20 Secret Army Days of Judgement. 1979. Stars Bernard Hepton, Clifford Rose & Terrence Hardiman. Albert faces execution to avenge Max. Kessler and Madeleine go on the run, with Kessler hiding his real identity. [S]
Tue 13 Jun 00:25 Crown Court Whatever Happened to George Robins? - Part 1. 1973. Stars Richard Warner & Charles Keating. Harold Barnes is on trial for the murder of George Robins, even though his body has not been found. [S]
Tue 13 Jun 00:55 Crown Court Whatever Happened to George Robins? - Part 2. 1973. Stars Jonathan Adams, John Ronane & John Woodnutt. Evidence is provided from various witnesses, but will the case progress in Harold's favour? [S]
Tue 13 Jun 01:25 Crown Court Whatever Happened to George Robins? - Part 3. 1973. Stars Bernard Gallagher, Meg Davies & Shirley Stelfox. The exciting conclusion to the case, where the verdict for Harold Barnes is revealed. [S]
Tue 13 Jun 01:55 Murphy's War 1971. Action. Director: Peter Yates. Stars Peter O'Toole, Siân Phillips & Philippe Noiret. A lone seaman becomes obsessed with getting revenge on a German U-Boat crew that massacred his shipmates. [S]
Tue 13 Jun 03:55 Stagecoach West Dark Return. Western starring Wayne Rogers, Richard Eyer & Robert Bray. Looking to escape a storm, Frankie Niles ducks into a barn and witnesses a murder. [S]
Tue 13 Jun 04:50 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre The Main Chance. 1964. Directed by John Knight. Stars Grégoire Aslan, Tracy Reed & Edward de Souza. A disgraced ex-RAF pilot is enlisted into a smuggling scheme by a sophisticated smuggler.
Tue 13 Jun 06:00 Rhythm Racketeers 1937. Musical. Chicago gangster steals jewels and frames his band leader double. Starring Harry Roy, Princess Pearl, James Carew, Syd Crossley. [S]
Tue 13 Jun 07:30 Sherlock Holmes The Case of the Blind Man's Bluff. 1954. Starring: Ronald Howard, Howard Marion-Crawford & Archie Duncan. The only clue is a chicken's foot. Insp. Lestrade goes to Sherlock Holmes for assistance. [S]
Tue 13 Jun 08:05 Bluebeard 1944. Crime. Directed by Edgar G. Ulmer. Stars John Carradine, Jean Parker & Nils Asther. A dressmaker falls in love with a puppeteer, but little does she know he's hiding a dark secret. [S]
Tue 13 Jun 09:30 Interpol Calling The Absent Assassin. 1960. Starring Charles Korvin, Edwin Richfield & Roland Bartrop. Following the release of a Nazi war criminal, their prosecutor is assassinated. Can Duval keep the others safe?
Tue 13 Jun 10:00 The Jitterbugs 1943. Comedy. Director: Malcolm St. Clair. Stars: Laurel & Hardy and Vivian Blaine. The boys team up with a likeable con man to help a pretty singer's mother who has been taken in by swindlers. [S][S]
Tue 13 Jun 11:30 Wings of Danger 1952. Crime. Directed by Terence Fisher. Stars Zachary Scott, Robert Beatty & Naomi Chance. A pilot becomes caught in a web of smuggling and blackmail when his girlfriend's brother goes missing. [S]
Tue 13 Jun 12:45 No Trace 1950. Drama. Directed by John Gilling. Writer Robert Southley finds his lifestyle threatened by blackmail from a former US criminal associate. Stars Hugh Sinclair, Dinah Sheridan & John Laurie. [S]
Tue 13 Jun 14:20 Daisy Kenyon 1947. Drama. Director: Otto Preminger. Stars Joan Crawford, Dana Andrews & Henry Fonda. An artist becomes involved with a married man and a returning soldier and now must choose between the two. [S]
Tue 13 Jun 16:25 The Price of Silence 1959. Drama. Director: Montgomery Tully. Stars Gordon Jackson, June Thorburn & Mary Clare. Roger forges a new life for himself after his release from prison. But his past catches up with him. [S]
Tue 13 Jun 18:00 Colonel March of Scotland Yard The Second Mona Lisa. 1956. Stars Boris Karloff, Ewan Roberts. The Second Mona Lisa, painted six months after the first, is targeted by rival collectors. [S]
Tue 13 Jun 18:30 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)
Tue 13 Jun 19:05 Danger UXB Seventeen Seconds to Glory. 1979. Stars Anthony Andrews, Judy Geeson & Nick Tate. Ash learns how to dispose the new German land mines, thanks to the help of naval experts.
Tue 13 Jun 20:05 The Human Jungle The Wall. 1963. Stars Herbert Lom. The sudden unorthodox behaviour of Jan Zapotski leads his bewildered but devoted parents and in-laws to consult Dr Corder. Guest stars Jeremy Spenser. [S]
Tue 13 Jun 21:05 Maigret Maigret and the Old Lady. 1994. Stars Bruno Cremer, Odette Laure & Béatrice Agenin. Maigret is visited by an old widow whose maid has been murdered, with poison that was meant to be for her instead.
Tue 13 Jun 23:10 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro Don't be afraid to step into The Cellar Club tonight, we have cannibals, a zombie and a murderous maniac! Caroline Munro first presents the 1999 horror western Ravenous, starring Guy Pearce. [S]
Tue 13 Jun 23:15 Ravenous 1999. Horror. Directed by Antonia Bird. Stars Guy Pearce, Robert Carlyle & David Arquette. In a remote military outpost, an army captain and his regiment are ambushed by a sadistic cannibal. [S]
Wed 14 Jun 01:15 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro Caroline Munro introduces the second feature, the 1993 comedy horror My Boyfriend's Back. Directed by Bob Balaban, the film features a teenager who returns from the dead to win a girl's heart. [S]
Wed 14 Jun 01:20 My Boyfriend's Back 1993. Comedy Horror. Directed by Bob Balaban. Stars Andrew Lowery, Traci Lind & Danny Zorn. A teenage boy returns from the dead, determined to win the heart of the most beautiful girl in town. [S]
Wed 14 Jun 03:05 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro Last up, be prepared for The Demon. Caroline presents the South African slasher film starring Jennifer Holmes and Cameron Mitchell, about a crazed killer who terrorises anyone and everyone. [S]
Wed 14 Jun 03:10 The Demon 1980. Horror directed by Percival Rubens and starring Jennifer Holmes, Cameron Mitchell and Craig Gardner. The screams you hear may be your own! [S]
Wed 14 Jun 04:55 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro As Caroline Munro closes up The Cellar Club for the night, make sure your doors are locked tight and be ready for another round of films next week. [S]
Wed 14 Jun 05:00 Twice Two 1933. Comedy. Starring: Laurel & Hardy, Baldwin Cooke & Charlie Hall. Stan and Ollie are married to each other's sisters and plan a dinner party to celebrate their mutual anniversaries. [S]
Wed 14 Jun 05:25 Mrs G Goes To College One Of Our Books Is Missing. Sarah Green, an elderly Jewish widow, decides to enrol in college after raising her own children. Stars: Emmy Award-winning actress Gertrude Berg. (S1, E22)
Wed 14 Jun 06:00 The Detectives Crossed Wires. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West.
Wed 14 Jun 07:00 Woman in the Dark 1934. Crime drama. Directed by Phil Rosen. Stars Fay Wray, Ralph Bellamy & Melvyn Douglas. A woman on the run disrupts the peaceful existence of a man recently released from prison. [S]
Wed 14 Jun 08:25 Cuckoo Patrol 1967. Comedy. Freddie Garrity of Freddie and the Dreamers fame is the scout cub leader of a bunch of misfits. Stars: Kenneth Connor, John Le Mesurier and Bernie Dwyer. [S]
Wed 14 Jun 10:00 The Onedin Line Beyond the Upper Sea. 1972. Stars Peter Gilmore, Philip Bond & Wolfe Morris. James and Albert sail to Turkey to inspect a steam engine, but their trip doesn't exactly go to plan. [S]
Wed 14 Jun 11:00 Treasure of San Teresa 1959. War. Director: Alvin Rakoff. Stars Eddie Constantine, Dawn Addams, Marius Goring, Christopher Lee. Ex-serviceman, Larry, returns to Europe to retrieve jewels hidden from the Nazis in 1944. [S]
Wed 14 Jun 12:45 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. [S]
Wed 14 Jun 14:00 Upstairs Downstairs The Glorious Dead. 1974. Starring: Angela Baddeley, Gordon Jackson & Jean Marsh. Sadly, perhaps inevitably, tragic news arrives for someone at Eaton Place.
Wed 14 Jun 15:00 Laura 1944. Mystery. Directed by Otto Preminger. Stars Gene Tierney, Dana Andrews & Clifton Webb. A police detective becomes mesmerised by the portrait of the woman whose murder he is investigating. [S]
Wed 14 Jun 16:45 The Cariboo Trail 1950. Western. Director: Edwin L. Marin. Stars Randolph Scott, George Hayes & Bill Williams. Jim & Mike head to Canada via the Cariboo Trail to raise cattle and dig for gold but find trouble. [S]
Wed 14 Jun 18:25 Look At Life 1962. A look at the progress of the European Common Market during a time in which member countries have started to remove trade barriers.
Wed 14 Jun 18:45 Glass Cage 1955. Mystery. Director: Montgomery Tully. Stars John Ireland, Honor Blackman & Geoffrey Keen. A struggling showman gets involved in the hunt for a murderer after two circus performers are killed. [S]
Wed 14 Jun 20:00 Gideon's Way The Rhyme and the Reason. Stars John Gregson, Alexander Davion and Daphne Anderson. A young man is accused of murdering his unfaithful girlfriend. [S]
Wed 14 Jun 21:00 Sarah Miles Presents... Oscar nominated actress Sarah Miles presents an exclusive to Talking Pictures TV introduction to the 1976 Golden Globe nominated film The Sailor Who Fell From Grace With The Sea.
Wed 14 Jun 21:05 The Sailor Who Fell From Grace With The Sea ... Grace With The Sea. 1976. Drama. Director Lewis John Carlino. Stars Sarah Miles, Kris Kristofferson & Jonathan Kahn. A boy plots revenge when his widowed mother falls in love with a sailor. [S]
Wed 14 Jun 23:15 Perfect Friday 1970. Comedy. Directed by Peter Hall. Stars Ursula Andress, Stanley Baker & David Warner. A bank manager teams up with an aristocratic couple to rob the bank, but can they truly trust each other? [S]
Thu 15 Jun 01:05 Five 1951. Horror. Directed by Arch Oboler. Stars Susan Douglas Rubes, William Phipps & James Anderson. The five survivors of a nuclear holocaust come together and struggle to build new lives. [S]
Thu 15 Jun 02:55 Dangerous Charter 1961. Drama. The crew of a fishing boat discovers a deserted yacht at sea and claim it for salvage but there is a dead body on board.
Thu 15 Jun 04:30 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. [S]
Thu 15 Jun 06:00 Honey West 1965. An Eerie, Airy, Thing. Crime series produced by Aaron Spelling. Starring Anne Francis. A distraught man wants to see his wife before he dies of suicide.
Thu 15 Jun 06:30 Somewhere on Leave 1943. War Comedy. Stars Frank Randle, Harry Korris & Dan Young. Wealthy Private Roy takes his soldier friends Randle, Enoch and Young to his palatial home to help him get his dream girl. [S]
Thu 15 Jun 08:20 The Music Box 1932. Comedy. Director: James Parrott. Stars Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Billy Gilbert, Gladys Gale & Charlie Hall. Laurel and Hardy deliver a piano, but struggle to carry it up a flight of stairs. [S]
Thu 15 Jun 09:00 Black Saddle 1959. Client: Peter Warren. Western with Peter Breck. After his brothers are killed in a shootout, a gunfighter decides to hang up his guns and uphold the law by becoming a lawyer.
Thu 15 Jun 09:30 Private Elvis 1993. Biography. Directed by John Coxall. Features Elvis Presley, Johnny Earl & The Jordanaires. A unique and fascinating presentation of Elvis's previous years on active service in Germany.
Thu 15 Jun 11:00 Paul Temple's Triumph 1950. Nettlefold Films production directed by Maclean Rogers and starring John Bentley & Dinah Sheridan. Paul Temple is on the hunt for a kidnapped scientist who's invented a secret formula. [S]
Thu 15 Jun 12:35 The Glass Mountain 1949. Drama. Classic tale of a war romance featuring the smash hit music of The Legend of The Glass Mountain. Stars Michael Denison, Dulcie Gray & Valentina Cortese, with vocals from Tito Gobbi. [S]
Thu 15 Jun 14:30 Crown Court Lieberman v Savage - Part 2. 1972. Stars Charles Keating, John Alkin & Richard Warner. The drama continues as Lieberman's private detective takes to the stand and the defendant is questioned. [S]
Thu 15 Jun 15:00 The Lone Wolf Keeps a Date 1941. Crime. Directed by Sidney Salkow. Stars Warren William, Frances Robinson & Bruce Bennett. The Lone Wolf must solve the mysteries of a missing stamp collection and a kidnapped businessman. [S]
Thu 15 Jun 16:20 Colonel March Investigates 1953. Crime drama starring Boris Karloff, Joan Sims and Richard Wattis. Colonel March runs the Scotland Yard office for the Department of Queer Complaints and investigates 3 strange crimes. [S]
Thu 15 Jun 17:40 Vernon's Poolroom Routine A behind the scenes look at 'The Pool Room' in the 1960s, from the ladies arriving to start the day, to the vans bringing in the post. A reel of glimpses of real history...
Thu 15 Jun 18:15 Tokyo Joe 1949. Crime Drama. Director: Stuart Heisler. Stars Humphrey Bogart, Alexander Knox & Florence Marly. An American returns to Tokyo to pick up threads of his pre-WWII life but finds trouble instead. [S]
Thu 15 Jun 20:00 The Saint The Rhine Maiden. 1965. Stars Roger Moore, Nigel Davenport & Victor Beaumont. Simon travels to Germany to track down a conman who has swindled a young woman. Will he find him before he disappears? [S]
Thu 15 Jun 21:00 Rumpole of the Bailey Rumpole and the Alternative Society. Stars: Leo McKern, Jane Asher & Nigel Gregory. Rumpole is content to be defending a drugs case. However, the outcome is not pleasing.
Thu 15 Jun 22:05 And Soon the Darkness 1970. Horror. Directed by Robert Fuest. Stars Pamela Franklin, Michele Dotrice & Sandor Eles. Two young women go cycling in the French countryside, but one goes missing... [S]
Fri 16 Jun 00:05 Woman Times Seven 1967. Comedy. Director: Vittorio De Sica. Stars Shirley MacLaine, Michael Caine, Peter Sellers, Elspeth March. Shirley MacLaine plays the seven roles of a woman's life in seven different sketches. [S]
Fri 16 Jun 02:10 The Blockhouse 1973. War. Directed by Clive Rees. Stars Peter Sellers, Charles Aznavour & Jeremy Kemp. During D-day, a group of prisoners become trapped in a shelter full of supplies, but will they be rescued? [S]
Fri 16 Jun 04:00 The First Travelling Saleslady 1956. Comedy Western. A corset store owner goes broke and becomes a traveling sales lady in Texas 1897. Starring Ginger Rogers, Barry Nelson and a young Clint Eastwood.
Fri 16 Jun 05:50 Look At Life 1966. A Look into the world of matches from every angle with Jimmy Greaves. From the football match to the love match. From the boxing match to Britain's biggest match factory.
Fri 16 Jun 06:00 Ensign O'Toole 1962. Operation: Dinner Party. Starring Dean Jones and Jack Albertson. St. John loses the money he was entrusted with for the officer's dinner party. [S]
Fri 16 Jun 06:30 Action Stations 1957. Drama. Directed by Cecil H. Williamson and starring Paul Carpenter and Mary Martin. A forger flees to Spain but his daughter is kidnapped by a gang. [S]
Fri 16 Jun 07:35 I Wake Up Screaming 1941. Crime Drama. Directed by H. Bruce Humberstone. Stars Betty Grable, Victor Mature & Carole Landis. Inspector Ed is determined to frame Frankie Christopher for the murder of a model, but why? [S]
Fri 16 Jun 09:15 It's a Wonderful World 1956. Comedy directed by Val Guest and starring Terence Morgan, George Cole, Kathleen Harrison. Two struggling composers hit on a novel way of producing music backwards! [S]
Fri 16 Jun 11:00 The Night We Dropped a Clanger 1959. A Wing Commander (Brian Rix) is on a mission to find out about the flying bomb. Stars William Hartnell, Leslie Phillips, Leo Franklyn & Liz Fraser. [S]
Fri 16 Jun 12:45 The Street With No Name 1948. Crime. Directed by William Keighley. Stars Mark Stevens, Richard Widmark & Lloyd Nolan. A covert FBI agent infiltrates a ruthless gang, but a mysterious informant puts his life at risk. [S]
Fri 16 Jun 14:30 Crown Court Lieberman v Savage - Part 3. 1972. Stars Charles Keating, Bernard Gallagher & Dorothy Vernon. As the case comes close to its end, Delia Savage's maid and Mark Lieberman take to the stand. [S]
Fri 16 Jun 15:00 Look At Life 1962. A Look into the fascinating story of why we throw away 200 million bottles every year.
Fri 16 Jun 15:20 Androcles and the Lion 1953. Drama. Starring Alan Young as Androcles, a Christian who lives in ancient Rome. Upon seeing a lion in severe pain, he manages to remove a massive thorn from the beast's paw. [S]
Fri 16 Jun 17:15 Rhubarb 1969. Comedy. Directed by Eric Sykes. Stars Harry Secombe, Eric Sykes, Jimmy Edwards, Kenneth Connor & Hattie Jacques. Every trick of gamesmanship or blatant cheating occurs in a round of golf.
Fri 16 Jun 18:00 Time To Remember The Peace Makers. 1959. Narrator: Sir Ralph Richardson. A nostalgic look at the events of 1919 as peace arrives across the world, with celebrations of the Armistice and negotiations at Versailles. [S]
Fri 16 Jun 18:30 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. [S]
Fri 16 Jun 20:20 Look At Life 1960. A general look at music, the increasing popularity of classical music and the lack of composers.
Fri 16 Jun 20:30 Dial 999 Hunter Hunted. 1958. Stars Robert Beatty, Victor Baring & Larry Cross. After an international criminal commits murder in Britain, Maguire is assigned the task of capturing him with no support. [S]
Fri 16 Jun 21:00 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro Welcome to another evening at The Cellar Club with Caroline Munro. The first offering of the night is Dr. Blood's Coffin, a mysterious, yet thrilling horror starring Kieron Moore and Hazel Court. [S]
Fri 16 Jun 21:05 Dr Blood's Coffin 1961. Horror. Directed by Sidney J. Furie. Stars Kieron Moore, Hazel Court & Ian Hunter. A series of strange disappearances occur near a remote Cornish village after a scientist returns home. [S]
Fri 16 Jun 22:55 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro Caroline Munro welcomes you back to the second part of the night. She introduces The Bloody Judge, made in 1970 and starring horror film legend Christopher Lee. [S]
Fri 16 Jun 23:00 The Bloody Judge 1970. Horror. Directed by Jesús Franco. Stars Christopher Lee, Maria Schell & Leo Genn. Rebels join forces to bring down a corrupt judge who condemns women as witches to further his needs. [S]
Sat 17 Jun 00:50 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro Last but not least, Caroline Munro presents Strange Woman, with Hedy Lamarr in the lead role of this film-noir style romantic drama. [S]
Sat 17 Jun 00:55 Strange Woman 1946. Drama. Directed by Edgar G. Ulmer. Stars Hedy Lamarr, George Sanders & Louis Hayward. A beautiful, yet heartless woman, marries a rich man but also seduces his son and company foreman. [S]
Sat 17 Jun 02:55 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro Caroline rounds off a night of horror and drama with a sneak peek of what's on offer next week. [S]
Sat 17 Jun 03:00 The Criminal 1960. Drama. Director: Joseph Losey. Stars Stanley Baker, Sam Wanamaker, Patrick Magee & Margit Saad. A racetrack robber escapes from prison & tries to get his hands on the loot from the job. [S]
Sat 17 Jun 05:00 Target: The Corruptors My Native Land. 1961. Stars Stephen McNally, Robert Harland & Harold J. Stone. Investigative reporters Paul Marino & Jack Flood investigate various cases of industrial corruption. (S1, E24)
Sat 17 Jun 06:00 Woman Eater 1958. Sci-Fi. Directed By Charles Saunders. Stars George Coulouris & Vera Day. A mad scientist captures women and feeds them to a flesh eating tree. [S]
Sat 17 Jun 07:25 Once A Sinner 1950. Drama. A lowly bank clerk marries a good time girl but she two-times him for her old crooked boyfriend (Sydney Tafler). Starring Jack Watling, Pat Kirkwood and Thora Hird. [S]
Saturday Morning Pictures
Sat 17 Jun 09:00 The Adventures of Robin Hood The Goldmaker. 1956. Stars Richard Greene, Alfie Bass & Ian Hunter. Robin comes to the aid of Sir Richard of Lea who needs help untangling his finances and to deal with Lepidus the Alchemist. [S]
Sat 17 Jun 09:30 The Adventures of Sir Lancelot The Lady Lilith. 1957. Stars William Russell, Cyril Smith & Ronald Leigh-Hunt. A difficult decision is faced when a court is asked to intervene regarding a lady's inheritance. [S]
Sat 17 Jun 10:00 Operation Third Form 1966. Adventure. Directed by David Eady. Stars John Moulder-Brown & Derren Nesbitt. Children save a junk collector from being accused of theft and prevent someone from stealing a painting. [S]
Sat 17 Jun 11:05 The Buccaneers Whale Gold. 1956. Stars Robert Shaw, Noel Purcell & Wilfred Downing. The crew learn that ambergris, used to make perfume, is worth more than gold, causing greed to spread through the group. [S]
Sat 17 Jun 11:35 The Phantom Empire Chapter 9. 1935. Starring: Gene Autry, Frankie Darro & Betsy King Ross. Frankie and Betsy are taken to Murania. Can they escape their captors? [S]
Sat 17 Jun 12:00 Journey to the Seventh Planet 1962. Sci-fi. Directed by Sidney W. Pink. Stars John Agar, Carl Ottosen & Ove Sprogoe. A five man team is sent to explore Uranus, where they discover a malevolent force set on destroying them. [S]
Sat 17 Jun 13:35 The Outer Limits The Bellero Shield. 1964. Stars Martin Landau, Sally Kellerman & Chita Rivera. An unsuccessful inventor's creation draws an alien to Earth who possesses a device which may just save his career. [S]
Sat 17 Jun 14:35 Fireball XL-5 Space Immigrants. 1962. Stars David Graham, Sylvia Anderson & John Bluthal. A ship carrying pioneers to a new planet is disrupted by the Lillispatians who object to their world being colonised.
Sat 17 Jun 15:05 Valley of the Dragons 1961. Sci-fi. Directed by Edward Bernds. Stars Cesare Danova, Sean McClory & Joan Staley. In 1881, two men are swept away by a comet and transported to a world with a prehistoric civilisation. [S]
Sat 17 Jun 16:45 The Assassination Bureau 1969. Comedy. Director: Basil Dearden. Stars Oliver Reed, Diana Rigg & Telly Savalas. Before WWI, a journalist investigates the Assassination Bureau, which chose its targets based on moral issues. [S]
Sat 17 Jun 19:00 In Suspicious Circumstances Freddie Mills - Louise Masset. 1992. Stars Chris Brailsford, Barbara Ewing & Graham Arnold. A focus on the unsolved mystery of boxing champion Freddie Mills death and the story of a child murder. [S]
Sat 17 Jun 20:00 Maigret On Holiday. 1961. Stars Rupert Davies, Bernard Kaye, Nanette Newman & Perlita Neilson. Maigret's wife is hospitalised whilst on holiday, which leads him to investigate a crime to pass the time. [S]
Sat 17 Jun 21:00 The Four Just Men The Slaver. 1960. Stars Vittorio De Sica, Lisa Gastoni & Charles Gray. Ricco investigates a slave market based in Rome after a friend of Ryder's, who was due to testify against them, disappears. [S]
Sat 17 Jun 21:30 Town on Trial 1957. Drama. Director John Guillermin. Stars John Mills, Charles Coburn, Derek Farr & Barbara Bates. At a tennis club in London, a young woman is murdered, prompting a Scotland Yard investigation. [S]
Sat 17 Jun 23:30 Runaway Train 1985. Action. Directed by Andrey Konchalovskiy. Stars Jon Voight, Eric Roberts & Rebecca De Mornay. Two escaped convicts and a railway worker find themselves trapped on an out of control train. [S]
Sun 18 Jun 01:40 Images 1972. Horror. Director: Robert Altman. Stars Susannah York, Rene Auberjonois & Marcel Bozzuffi. A schizophrenic woman is surrounded by visions and hallucinations while secluded in a remote house. [S]
Sun 18 Jun 03:40 Man in the Middle 1964. Drama. Director: Guy Hamilton. Stars: Robert Mitchum, France Nuyen & Barry Sullivan. When A US officer kills a British NCO, he admits his crime, but the reason puzzles his defence counsel. [S]
Sun 18 Jun 05:30 Turn of Fate Guests For Dinner. 1957. Stars Charles Boyer, Judith Braun & Paul E. Burns. A Parisian doctor runs into a former colleague who has been missing and he discovers the strange reasons why.
Sun 18 Jun 06:00 You Will Remember 1941. Musical drama. Directed by Jack Raymond. Stars: Robert Morley, Emlyn Williams, Dorothy Hyson. Based on the life of the English composer Leslie Stuart, famous in the British music halls. [S]
Sun 18 Jun 07:50 Look At Life 1963. A Look into the trials and tribulations that confront drivers as parking is one of the major problems today in Britain's big cities.
Sun 18 Jun 08:00 Beyond the Curtain 1960. Drama. Directed by Compton Bennett. Starring Richard Greene, Eva Bartok and Marius Goring. East German refugee Karen finds herself back at home when the flight she works on is forced down. [S]
Sun 18 Jun 09:45 Tulsa 1949. Western. Directed by Stuart Heisler. Stars Susan Hayward, Robert Preston & Pedro Armendáriz. The daughter of a cattle rancher killed in an oil field explosion seeks revenge. [S]
Sun 18 Jun 11:30 Bicyclettes de Belsize 1969. Musical. Director: Douglas Hickox. Stars Anthony May, Judy Huxtable & Leslie Goddard. A young man falls in love with a picture of a model and takes to the streets on his bicycle to find her. [S]
Sun 18 Jun 12:05 The Lion 1962. Drama. Directed by Jack Cardiff. Stars William Holden, Trevor Howard & Capucine. In Africa, a girl content with nature befriends a lion, but her parents become concerned about her behaviour. [S]
Sun 18 Jun 14:00 The Adventures of Robin Hood Blackmail. 1956. Stars Richard Greene, Bernadette O'Farrell & Ian Hunter. A stranger attempts to blackmail Robin after overhearing an important conversation he had with Lady Marian. [S]
Sun 18 Jun 14:30 The Larkins Home Win. 1960. Stars Peggy Mount, David Kossoff & Wilfred Brambell. Ada confronts the rent collector about numerous repairs, but rather than pay, the landlord decides to give his properties away. [S]
Sun 18 Jun 15:00 Look at Life Wheel Power. 1960. A look at the various people who ride bicycles in Britain.
Sun 18 Jun 15:10 A Boy, a Girl and a Bike 1949. Comedy. Director Ralph Smart. Stars John McCallum, Honor Blackman, Diana Dors & Patrick Holt. A bike club invites new members to join who will soon be mixed into a world of illegal dealings. [S]
Sun 18 Jun 17:00 The Footage Detectives We delve into the archives for some advice from Pete Murray, share stories of Trigger and Roy's adventures, there's an exciting guest joining Mike and Noel, and were you a Kruncher Muncher? [S]
Sun 18 Jun 18:00 The Saint The Smart Detective. 1965. Stars Roger Moore, Brian Worth & Anne Lawson. A sceptical Simon takes a closer look at a detective after he boasts about his fool proof security system. [S]
Sun 18 Jun 19:00 The Flemish Farm 1943. War. Directed by Jeffery Dell. Stars Jane Baxter, Clifford Evans, Philip Friend. Based on a true story. A Belgian Pilot's daring attempt to retrieve the Colours from Nazi-occupied Belgium. [S]
Sun 18 Jun 20:40 Look At Life 1960. Author and broadcaster Stephen Potter shows why no man should ever underestimate the spending power of women in modern Britain, with a look at women's influence on the retail trade.
Sun 18 Jun 21:00 Van der Valk The Rainbow Ends Here. Stars Barry Foster, Michael Latimer & Susan Travers. Van der Valk searches for a teenage girl abducted on her way to a clandestine rendezvous with a married man. [S]
Sun 18 Jun 22:00 Jack The Ripper Part 1 of 2. 1988. Drama. Stars Michael Caine, Armand Assante & Ray McAnally. Chief Inspector Frederick Abberline is assigned to investigate the murder of a prostitute in the East End of London. [S]

June 19th to June 25th


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TPTV Schedule June 19th to June 25th

DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Mon 19 Jun 00:00 Absence of Malice 1981. Drama. Director: Sydney Pollack. Stars Paul Newman, Sally Field & Bob Balaban. An innocent man's life begins to unravel after it's reported in a newspaper he is a suspect in a murder case. [S]
Mon 19 Jun 02:15 My Science Project 1985. Comedy. Directed by Jonathan Betuel. Stars John Stockwell, Danielle von Zerneck & Fisher Stevens. A teenager and his friend find a time-travel device, unaware of its dangerous potential. [S]
Mon 19 Jun 04:05 The Heritage Chart Show with Mike Read A TOTP style TV Show for Heritage Artists based on the Heritage Chart which is voted on in over 80 countries. Songs you love from popular artists, live and on video with the odd interview.
Mon 19 Jun 05:05 Stagecoach West A Time To Run. Western starring Wayne Rogers, Richard Eyer & Cesar Romero. A wounded man tries to hijack Luke's stagecoach, but passes out from loss of blood before he can ride away. [S]
Mon 19 Jun 06:00 The Golden Madonna 1949. Drama. Directors: Luigi Carpentieri & Ladislao Vajda. Stars Phyllis Calvert, Michael Rennie & Tullio Carminati. A young woman offends an Italian village after throwing out a lucky painting. [S]
Mon 19 Jun 07:50 Police Dog 1955. Drama. Starring Joan Rice, Tim Turner & Sandra Dorne. When his colleague is shot dead by a burglar, PC Frank Mason vows for justice. After becoming a dog-handler, he finds a new partner. [S]
Mon 19 Jun 09:20 The Pickwick Papers 1952. Comedy. In this British classic, the Pickwick Club send a group to find interesting things around England. Stars James Hayter, Nigel Patrick, Kathleen Harrison & Harry Fowler. [S]
Mon 19 Jun 11:25 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. [S]
Mon 19 Jun 12:55 The Calendar 1948. Drama. Directed by Arthur Crabtree. Stars Greta Gynt, John McCallum & Raymond Lovell. A racehorse owner becomes involved in a scandal after losing his money and his fiancée. [S]
Mon 19 Jun 14:30 Crown Court Regina v Lord - Part 1. 1972. Stars Edward Jewesbury, Christopher Benjamin & Freda Dowie. School teacher Helen Lord finds herself in court after she is accused of attacking a police officer. [S]
Mon 19 Jun 15:00 Valley of the Dragons 1961. Sci-fi. Directed by Edward Bernds. Stars Cesare Danova, Sean McClory & Joan Staley. In 1881, two men are swept away by a comet and transported to a world with a prehistoric civilisation. [S]
Mon 19 Jun 16:40 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. [S]
Mon 19 Jun 18:00 The Footage Detectives Mike and Noel step back to the newsroom in the 60s, there's a charming reel of summer holidays, incredible footage of rural England but when and where? And finally, did you keep an autograph book? [S]
Mon 19 Jun 19:00 The Champions The Silent Enemy. 1969. Starring: Stuart Damon, Alexandra Bastedo & William Gaunt. The entire crew of the submarine 'Keppel' are found dead at their posts. All have died of cardiac arrest. [S]
Mon 19 Jun 20:00 The Main Chance It Couldn't Happen Here. 1975. Director: Tony Wharmby. Starring: John Stride Glynn Edwards & Sharon Maughan. David has to take on a man whose stock-in-trade is violence and intimidation.
Mon 19 Jun 21:00 Jack The Ripper Part 2 of 2. 1988. Drama. Stars Michael Caine, Armand Assante & Ray McAnally. The killer is nicknamed 'Jack the Ripper' after a letter is forwarded to Scotland Yard. [S]
Mon 19 Jun 23:00 Secret Army Bridgehead. 1979. Stars Angela Richards, Juliet Hammond & Bernard Hepton. Monique faces punishment for unsupported claims of collaboration. Kessler is identified by fellow German captives. [S]
Tue 20 Jun 00:05 Crown Court Blackmail - Part 1. 1973. Stars Edward Jewesbury, Madeleine Hinde & Christopher Waite. The scorned lover of a married clergyman is accused of blackmail after threatening to expose their affair. [S]
Tue 20 Jun 00:35 Crown Court Blackmail - Part 2. 1973. Stars Ian McCulloch, Ann Morrish & Victor Platt. As the witnesses come forward to speak, will any evidence come to light about Janet and Matthew Brewer's intentions? [S]
Tue 20 Jun 01:05 Crown Court Blackmail - Part 3. 1973. Stars David Ashford, John Alkin & Antony Brown. As the case comes to its end, who will the jurors believe? Will Janet and Matthew be found guilty or not guilty? [S]
Tue 20 Jun 01:35 Beat Girl 1960. Drama. Directed by Edmond T. Greville and starring Noelle Adam, Christopher Lee and Oliver Reed. Paul, a divorcee, marries a French lady but his daughter is determined to spoil the relationship.
Tue 20 Jun 03:20 Vintage Wine 1935. Comedy. The family head of a wine company refuses to retire, but his family have other ideas. Starring Seymour Hicks. [S]
Tue 20 Jun 04:50 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre Game for Three Losers. 1965. Directed by Gerry O'Hara. Stars Michael Gough, Mark Eden & Toby Robins. Happily married, Hilary still lets his desire for his new secretary get the better of him.
Tue 20 Jun 06:00 Cotton Queen 1937. Comedy. Director Bernard Vorhaus. Stars Will Fyffe, Stanley Holloway & Jimmy Hanley. Rival cotton mill owners work together to win a contract when love blossoms between the rival's siblings. [S]
Tue 20 Jun 07:40 Sherlock Holmes The Case of Harry Crocker. 1954. Starring: Ronald Howard, Howard Marion-Crawford & Archie Duncan. Escape artist Harry Crocker turns to Sherlock Holmes when he is accused of strangling a girl. [S]
Tue 20 Jun 08:10 Seven Doors to Death 1944. Comedy/Mystery. Director: Elmer Clifton. Starring: Chick Chandler, June Clyde and George Meeker. An architect studies six shops and a house to solve a gem theft and a double murder. [S]
Tue 20 Jun 09:25 Rollercoaster - Glimpses Experience the thrill of an early British rollercoaster first hand in this short film by John Seccombe.
Tue 20 Jun 09:30 Interpol Calling Checkmate. 1960. Starring Charles Korvin, Edwin Richfield & Barbara Shelley. Duval goes undercover as money launderer to snare a bank robber.
Tue 20 Jun 10:00 Come To The Stable 1949. Drama. Director: Michael McCarthy. Stars Loretta Young, Celeste Holm & Hugh Marlowe. Two nuns arrive unannounced in a small Connecticut town with a plan to build a children's hospital. [S]
Tue 20 Jun 11:55 Narrowing Circle 1955. Crime. 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. [S]
Tue 20 Jun 13:15 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. [S]
Tue 20 Jun 14:35 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. [S]
Tue 20 Jun 16:25 Murder In Reverse 1945. Crime. Director: Montgomery Tully. Stars William Hartnell, Jimmy Hanley & Chili Bouchier. After a long imprisonment, a man wrongfully framed for murder hunts for the truth and the killer. [S]
Tue 20 Jun 18:00 Colonel March of Scotland Yard Death in Inner Space. 1956. Stars Boris Karloff, Ewan Roberts. Colonel March investigates when a scientist's volunteer dies from lack of oxygen. [S]
Tue 20 Jun 18:30 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)
Tue 20 Jun 19:05 Danger UXB Butterfly Winter. 1979. Stars Anthony Andrews, Kenneth Cranham & Geraldine Gardner. Ash and the men of 347 Section tackle Hitler's latest deadly invention, the butterfly bomb.
Tue 20 Jun 20:05 The Human Jungle A Women With Scars. 1963. Stars Herbert Lom. An MP suddenly discovers that his much younger wife is having strange compulsions. Guest stars Frank Lawton and Jeanne Moody. [S]
Tue 20 Jun 21:05 Maigret Maigret in Montmartre. 1991. Stars Bruno Cremer, Jacqueline Danno & Jean-Louis Foulquier. A stripper who reports a murder that has not happened, is later found dead. Can Maigret find the killer?
Tue 20 Jun 22:55 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro Tonight, there's wolves, piranhas and a man back from the dead! Caroline presents the first film, the 1984 British gothic fantasy horror The Company of Wolves, starring the great Angela Lansbury. [S]
Tue 20 Jun 23:00 The Company of Wolves 1984. Fantasy. Directed by Neil Jordan. Stars Sarah Patterson, Angela Lansbury & David Warner. Wolves and werewolves lurk on a dangerous journey through the woods within a young girl's dream. [S]
Wed 21 Jun 00:50 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro Next up, we dive deep into piranha infested waters with Killer Fish. Caroline Munro presents the 1979 horror directed by Antonio Margheriti and starring Lee Majors and Karen Black. [S]
Wed 21 Jun 00:55 Killer Fish 1979. Horror. Directed by Antonio Margheriti. Stars Lee Majors, Karen Black & Margaux Hemingway. Thieves try to recover treasure from piranha infested waters, but there's a traitor amongst them. [S]
Wed 21 Jun 02:55 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro Caroline Munro introduces The Ghoul, the 1933 British horror starring Boris Karloff as an Egyptologist and professor who returns from the dead after a sacred jewel is stolen from him. [S]
Wed 21 Jun 03:00 The Ghoul 1933. Horror. Directed by T. Hayes Hunter. Stars Boris Karloff, Cedric Hardwicke & Ernest Thesiger. An Egyptologist returns from the dead, seeking revenge on those who have betrayed him. [S]
Wed 21 Jun 04:40 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro A night of fantasy and terror comes to an end. Caroline Munro presents three more films to surprise you next week. [S]
Wed 21 Jun 04:45 Four Star Playhouse 1955. Comedy Drama. Directed by Roy Kellino. Stars David Niven, Robert Nichols & Norma Varden. Uncle Fred, reluctantly accompanied by his nephew, disrupts the lives of a family living in the suburbs.
Wed 21 Jun 05:25 Mrs G Goes To College Curfew Shall Not Ring Tonight. Sarah Green, an elderly Jewish widow, decides to enrol in college after raising her own children. Stars: Emmy Award-winning actress Gertrude Berg. (S1, E23)
Wed 21 Jun 06:00 The Detectives Night On The Town. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West.
Wed 21 Jun 07:00 Life With Father 1947. Comedy. Director: Michael Curtiz. Stars William Powell, Irene Dunne & Elizabeth Taylor. In 1880's New York, a financier tries to be master of his house, but his wife has beat him to it. [S]
Wed 21 Jun 09:20 Laughing Gravy 1930. Comedy. Director: James W Horne. Stars Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy & Charlie Hall. On a snowy winter's night, Laurel & Hardy try to keep their dog 'Laughing Gravy' hidden from their landlord. [S]
Wed 21 Jun 10:00 The Onedin Line An Inch of Candle. 1972. Stars Peter Gilmore, Anne Stallybrass & Michael Billington. James becomes intrigued by an immaculate but abandoned ship and competes with Daniel for the purchase. [S]
Wed 21 Jun 11:00 The Honey Pot 1967. Comedy. Directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz. Stars Rex Harrison, Susan Hayward & Cliff Robertson. A millionaire tricks three ex-girlfriends into believing he's dying and leaving a fortune. [S]
Wed 21 Jun 13:35 Talking Pictures TV with Jimmy Cricket .. Cricket.Exclusive interview with the legendary comedian Jimmy Cricket filmed live at The Plaza, Liverpool. Jimmy shares laughter and tears with Mike Read as they discuss his career in showbusiness.
Wed 21 Jun 14:00 Upstairs Downstairs Another Year. 1974. Starring: Jean Marsh, Angela Baddeley & Gordon Jackson. At the end of a very difficult year, the New Year is full of hope and augurs well, especially for Richard Bellamy.
Wed 21 Jun 15:00 Inquest 1940. Drama directed by Roy Boulting. A young widow accused of murder is defended by a distinguished QC. Stars Elizabeth Allan. [S]
Wed 21 Jun 16:15 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. [S]
Wed 21 Jun 17:40 The Assassination Bureau 1969. Comedy. Director: Basil Dearden. Stars Oliver Reed, Diana Rigg & Telly Savalas. Before WWI, a journalist investigates the Assassination Bureau, which chose its targets based on moral issues. [S]
Wed 21 Jun 19:50 Look At Life 1966. A Look into what it takes to get to the top, and why football remains Britain's most popular sport. Contains lots of football stars from the clubs of the era.
Wed 21 Jun 20:00 Gideon's Way The Nightlifers. Stars Derek Fowlds, John Gregson, Alexander Davion and Daphne Anderson. A group of rich young people go from endless parties aboard a houseboat to violent crimes in the city. [S]
Wed 21 Jun 21:00 Town on Trial 1957. Drama. Director John Guillermin. Stars John Mills, Charles Coburn, Derek Farr & Barbara Bates. At a tennis club in London, a young woman is murdered, prompting a Scotland Yard investigation. [S]
Wed 21 Jun 23:00 Out of Bounds 1986. Action. Directed by Richard Tuggle. Stars Anthony Michael Hall, Jenny Wright & Jeff Kober. An Iowa farm boy finds himself in danger after he picks up the wrong bag at Los Angeles Airport. [S]
Thu 22 Jun 00:50 Dead Man's Kit 1980. Thriller. Directed by Colin Bucksey and starring Larry Lamb, Cherie Lunghi, Philip Locke and Clive Merrison. An investigation into a strange death gets more complicated when another body appears
Thu 22 Jun 02:35 Night Beat 1947. Drama. Directed by Harold Huth. Stars Anne Crawford, Maxwell Reed & Ronald Howard. Post WWII, two army friends join different sides of the law after struggling to adjust to civilian life. [S]
Thu 22 Jun 04:30 Cavalcade of Variety 1941. Musical directed by Thomas Bentley. Featuring Peter Brough, Archie Andrews, Billy Cotton and his band, the Sherman Fisher girls and many more. [S]
Thu 22 Jun 05:45 Look At Life A Hundred Thousand Oarsmen. 1966. A Look into the fascinating sport of rowing.
Thu 22 Jun 06:00 The Larkins Wide Open House. 1958. Stars David Kossoff, Peggy Mount & Shaun O'Riordan. With the Larkins son Eddie returning home after National Service, Ada plans a big party but Alf worries about the cost. [S]
Thu 22 Jun 06:40 Shadow of Fear 1963. Crime drama directed by Ernest Morris and starring Paul Maxwell, Clare Owen and Anita West. Waiting for his flight home from Baghdad, Bill takes a message from a British secret agent. [S]
Thu 22 Jun 07:45 Crow Hollow 1952. Drama. Director: Michael McCarthy. Stars Natasha Parry & Donald Houston. In a spooky mansion, one of three sinister spinsters tries to poison her nephew's wife to steal a large inheritance. [S]
Thu 22 Jun 09:00 Black Saddle 1959. The Freight Line. Western with Peter Breck. After his brothers are killed in a shootout, a gunfighter decides to hang up his guns and uphold the law by becoming a lawyer.
Thu 22 Jun 09:30 The Undercover Man 1949. Crime Drama. Directed by Joseph H. Lewis. Stars Glenn Ford, Nina Foch & James Whitmore. Treasury Department agent Frank Warren pursues a ruthless mobster who owes millions in back taxes. [S]
Thu 22 Jun 11:15 Murder in Eden 1961. Thriller. Director: Max Varnel. Stars: Ray McAnally, Catherine Feller, Yvonne Buckingham. After discovering a famous painting is a forgery, a noted art critic is killed by driver. [S]
Thu 22 Jun 12:30 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. [S]
Thu 22 Jun 14:30 Crown Court Regina v Lord - Part 2. 1972. Stars Edward Jewesbury, David Ashford & Christopher Benjamin. The exciting drama continues in the court room. Will they find evidence against Miss Lord? [S]
Thu 22 Jun 15:00 Three Young Texans 1954. Western. Director: Henry Levin. Stars Mitzi Gaynor, Keefe Brasselle & Jeffrey Hunter. A Texan robs a train in an effort to help his father, but his cowboy friend demands a share of the loot. [S]
Thu 22 Jun 16:35 The Night Has Eyes 1942. Thriller. Director: Leslie Arliss. Stars James Mason, Wilfrid Lawson, Joyce Howard & Mary Clare. Two teachers take refuge in an isolated house in the Yorkshire Moors when a storm breaks. [S]
Thu 22 Jun 18:10 Dressed to Kill 1946. Drama. Director: Roy William. Stars Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Patricia Morison & Edmond Breon. Sherlock Holmes & Dr. Watson hunt for the elusive plates before counterfeiters acquire them. [S]
Thu 22 Jun 19:30 One Step Beyond The Vision. 1959. Starring Bruce Gordon, Pernell Roberts & Peter Miles. During WW1, four French Soldiers are put on trial for deserting their posts and cowardice. [S]
Thu 22 Jun 20:00 The Saint The Inescapable Word. 1965. Stars Roger Moore, Ann Bell & James Maxwell. Simon investigates strange beams of light from a Scottish research centre that appear linked to recent deaths on the moors. [S]
Thu 22 Jun 21:00 Rumpole of the Bailey Rumpole and the Honourable Member. Stars: Leo McKern, Peggy Thorpe-Bates & David Yelland. An MP is accused of a serious crime and is reluctant to defend himself.
Thu 22 Jun 22:05 Brannigan 1975. Crime. Director: Douglas Hickox. Stars John Wayne, Richard Attenborough & Judy Geeson. Jim Brannigan is sent to London to escort a mobster to the US, but a group of hitmen disrupt the plan. [S]
Fri 23 Jun 00:20 Last Page 1952. Drama. Director Terence Fisher. Stars Diana Dors, Marguerite Chapman & Raymond Huntley. A bookstore owner becomes entangled in blackmail and murder after making a pass at his new clerk. [S]
Fri 23 Jun 02:00 Tread Softly Stranger 1958. Crime Drama. Sizzling Calico (Diana Dors) plans a robbery to cover-up embezzlement and gambling debts of brothers John (George Baker) and Dave (Terence Morgan). [S]
Fri 23 Jun 03:45 The Seventh Commandment 1961. Drama. Director: Irvin Berwick. Stars Jonathan Kidd, Lyn Statten & Frank Arvidson. A car crash victim turns to religion after losing his memory but his girlfriend reappears to cause trouble. [S]
Fri 23 Jun 05:25 The June Allyson Show Suspected. Stars June Allyson, Ann Blyth, Gerald Mohr. A private stenographer is accused of murdering her employer by a cynical, woman-hating detective.
Fri 23 Jun 06:00 Ensign O'Toole 1962. Operation: Mess. Starring Dean Jones and Jack Albertson. Cook suddenly can't fix anything that the crew can eat, creating turmoil on the Appleby. [S]
Fri 23 Jun 06:30 Hotel Sahara 1951. Comedy. Directed by Ken Annakin. Stars Yvonne De Carlo, Peter Ustinov & David Tomlinson. During WWII, the owners of a desert hotel must think on their feet to avoid destruction. [S]
Fri 23 Jun 08:10 The Last Angry Man 1959. Drama. Directed by Daniel Mann. Stars Paul Muni, David Wayne & Betsy Palmer. An aspiring television journalist profiles the life of his uncle, a doctor who battles to help the unfortunate. [S]
Fri 23 Jun 10:15 Cattle Empire 1958. Western. Directed by Charles Marquis Warren. Stars Joel McCrea, Gloria Talbott & Don Haggerty. A hated cattle boss plots revenge whilst agreeing to help the local town leaders. [S]
Fri 23 Jun 12:00 Forever and A Day 1943. Drama. Directed by Edmund Goulding, Cedric Hardwicke & Frank Lloyd. Stars George Kirby, Ray Milland & Ida Lupino. A story tracing the history of a picturesque London mansion. [S]
Fri 23 Jun 14:10 Look At Life 1966. A Look into the lives of fishermen and the background of the trawler industry.
Fri 23 Jun 14:30 Crown Court Regina v Lord - Part 3. 1972. Stars Edward Jewesbury, John Alkin & Malcolm Hebden. As the case comes to its close, will the jury believe Helen Lord, or will a guilty verdict be issued? [S]
Fri 23 Jun 15:00 Impact (1963) 1963. Drama. Jack Moir (Conrad Phillips of 'William Tell' fame), a newspaper reporter, is framed by 'The Duke' (George Pastell), a Soho racketeer against whom he has written a series of articles. [S]
Fri 23 Jun 16:15 When Mike Met Sir Tommy Mike Read meets Sir Tommy Steele OBE, Britain's first teen idol and rock 'n' roll star. In this exclusive interview, he discusses his life as an entertainer and is presented with a special gift.
Fri 23 Jun 16:30 Cat & Mouse 1958. Crime Thriller. Directed by Paul Rotha with Lee Patterson. The daughter of a convicted and executed killer believes she has murdered blackmailer Hilton Edwards. [S]
Fri 23 Jun 18:00 Time To Remember The Plunge into Peace. 1959. Narrator: Sir Michael Redgrave. It's 1920, Britain is in the spirit of peace with weddings and events galore, though there's industrial unrest and problems in Ireland. [S]
Fri 23 Jun 18:30 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. [S]
Fri 23 Jun 20:30 Dial 999 Extradition. 1958. Stars Robert Beatty, Phil Brown and Robert Shaw. Maguire must serve a warrant to an American gangster seeking sanctuary in England to ensure he is sent back to the US. [S]
Fri 23 Jun 21:00 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro Caroline Munro welcomes you to The Cellar Club for another evening packed with horror! The first offering for the night is The Pit and the Pendulum, a 1961 horror set in the 16th century. [S]
Fri 23 Jun 21:05 Pit and the Pendulum 1962. Horror. Directed by Roger Corman. Stars Vincent Price, Barbara Steele & John Kerr. Francis Bernard travels to Spain to investigate the strange circumstances surrounding his sister's death. [S]
Fri 23 Jun 22:40 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro Next up is the 1958 horror film I Bury The Living, starring Richard Boone as a cemetery director. Also, Caroline takes a look at the viewers letters sent in. [S]
Fri 23 Jun 22:45 I Bury The Living 1958. Horror. Directed by Albert Band. Stars Richard Boone, Theodore Bikel & Peggy Maurer. A cemetery director discovers he can cause the deaths of living owners of burial plots. [S]
Sat 24 Jun 00:20 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro The last film for the evening is Hollow Triumph. Caroline introduces the 1948 crime noir starring Paul Henreid and Joan Bennett. [S]
Sat 24 Jun 00:25 Hollow Triumph 1948. Drama. Directed by Steve Sekely. Stars Paul Henreid, Joan Bennett, Leslie Brooks & Eduard Franz. Pursued by the gambler he robbed, John Muller takes on a new identity, with ironic results. [S]
Sat 24 Jun 02:00 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro Caroline Munro rounds off the evening with a peek at the films for next week. [S]
Sat 24 Jun 02:05 Bad Blood 1981. Drama. Directed by Mike Newell. Starring Jack Thompson. Set in WW2, a New Zealand farmer who refuses to hand in his firearms and the siege that follows. Based on a true story. [S]
Sat 24 Jun 04:15 Musical Masquerade 1946. Musical. A Lost British short detailing where a composer's inspiration comes from and The London Symphony Orchestra.
Sat 24 Jun 05:00 Target: The Corruptors The Malignant Hearts. 1961. Stars Stephen McNally, Robert Harland & Harold J. Stone. Investigative reporters Paul Marino & Jack Flood investigate various cases of industrial corruption. (S1, E25)
Sat 24 Jun 06:00 It's a Great Day 1955. Starring Ruth Dunning, Edward Evans, Sidney James, Sheila Sweet, Peter Bryant, Nancy Roberts and Vera Day. Comedy based on the hugely successful TV series 'The Groves'. [S]
Sat 24 Jun 07:20 The Sword of Monte Cristo 1951. Adventure. Stars George Montgomery, Rita Corday & Berry Kroeger. Set in 19th Century France, The country's conniving chief minister will stop at nothing to gain possession of the sword. [S]
Saturday Morning Pictures
Sat 24 Jun 09:00 The Adventures of Robin Hood The Imposters. 1956. Stars Richard Greene, Brenda de Banzie & Jack Melford. Robin and Maid Marian assist Lady Pomfret, who has acquired the help of an imposter in order to keep her estate. [S]
Sat 24 Jun 09:30 The Adventures of Sir Lancelot The Bridge. 1957. Stars William Russell, Cyril Smith & Ronald Leigh-Hunt. A plot is uncovered towards the Poltifax villagers by Squire Brian as he prepares for his knighthood. [S]
Sat 24 Jun 10:00 Seventy Deadly Pills 1964. Family. Director: Pat Jackson. Stars: Gareth Robinson, Len Jones & Sally Thomsett. A gang of children, 'The Rockets' have their clubhouse used by a pair of villains on the run. [S]
Sat 24 Jun 11:05 The Buccaneers The Slave Ship. 1956. Stars Robert Shaw, Roy Purcell & Earl Cameron. Three slaves escape and take to the sea where they capture a ship for themselves, but they know the British will soon catch up. [S]
Sat 24 Jun 11:35 The Phantom Empire Chapter 10. 1935. Starring: Gene Autry, Frankie Darro & Betsy King Ross. Gene tells the Queen that Argo is the traitor and learning of this, Argo starts the revolution. [S]
Sat 24 Jun 12:00 The Time Travellers 1964. Sci-fi. Directed by Ib Melchior. Stars Preston Foster, Philip Carey & Merry Anders. Scientists travel to the year 2071, discovering a barren Earth riddled with mutants. [S]
Sat 24 Jun 13:40 The Outer Limits The Children of Spider County. 1964. Stars Lee Kinsolving, Kent Smith & John Milford. With his brothers gone and a murder claim on him, Ethan must decide if he should return to his home planet. [S]
Sat 24 Jun 14:40 Fireball XL-5 Plant Man from Space. 1962. Stars David Graham, Sylvia Anderson & Paul Maxwell. The evil Dr. Rootes tries to conquer Earth using an invasive species of alien plant life, which immediately runs amok.
Sat 24 Jun 15:10 Khartoum 1966. Drama. Directed by Basil Dearden. Stars Charlton Heston, Laurence Olivier & Richard Johnson. British General Charles Gordon defends Khartoum against an army led by a religious fanatic. [S]
Sat 24 Jun 17:45 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. [S]
Sat 24 Jun 19:00 In Suspicious Circumstances Unjust Deserts - An Uncommon Murder. 1992. Stars Fiona Gray, Malcolm Sinclair & Renny Krupinski. An examination of the poisoning of three members of a family and the killing of a Russian refugee. [S]
Sat 24 Jun 20:00 Maigret The Experts. 1961. Stars Rupert Davies, Ewen Solon & Henry Oscar. Maigret runs into the tough methods of American gunmen when mafia gangsters arrive in Paris to carry out a hit on an informer. [S]
Sat 24 Jun 21:00 The Four Just Men The Princess. 1960. Stars Dan Dailey, Honor Blackman & Betta St. John. While the Princess of a small Asiatic kingdom is visiting Europe, Collier suspects that someone is trying to murder her. [S]
Sat 24 Jun 21:30 Raw Deal 1948. Crime. Director: Anthony Mann. Stars Dennis O'Keefe, Claire Trevor & Marsha Hunt. A gangster escapes prison and sets off with his girlfriend and social worker to find the man who set him up. [S]
Sat 24 Jun 23:05 Silent Rage 1982. Action. Directed by Michael Miller. Stars Chuck Norris, Ron Silver & Steven Keats. A sheriff goes on the hunt for a crazed murderer who has been given the power to self-heal. [S]
Sun 25 Jun 01:10 A Reflection Of Fear 1972. Horror. Directed by William A. Fraker. Stars Robert Shaw, Sally Kellerman & Mary Ure. A disturbed young girl becomes resentful when her long-absent father returns home with a new woman. [S]
Sun 25 Jun 02:55 The Primitives 1962. Drama starring Jan Holden, Bill Edwards and Rio Fanning. A group of entertainers supplement their income by being international jewel thieves.
Sun 25 Jun 04:15 Woman On The Run 1950. Drama. Directed by Norman Foster. Stars Ann Sheridan, Dennis O'Keefe & Robert Keith. An eyewitness to a murder is pursued by his wife, the police and the killer around San Francisco. [S]
Sun 25 Jun 05:50 Look At Life 1966. A Look into the appeal of the four hundred castles, halls and mansions in Britain that are now open to the public.
Sun 25 Jun 06:00 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. [S]
Sun 25 Jun 07:55 County Hospital 1932. Comedy. Director: James Parrott. Stars Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy & Billy Gilbert. Laurel and Hardy bring their antics to the hospital when Ollie is bed-ridden with a broken leg. [S]
Sun 25 Jun 08:15 Blind Date 1959. Thriller. Directed by Joseph Losey. Starring Hardy Kruger, Stanley Baker & Micheline Presle. The mistress of a struggling artist is killed and Inspector Morgan investigates a complex case. [S]
Sun 25 Jun 10:05 The Man From Snowy River 1982. Drama. Directed by George Miller. Stars Kirk Douglas, Tom Burlinson & Terence Donovan. Coming of age story focused on an orphaned boy sent to a cattle ranch to earn his keep. [S]
Sun 25 Jun 12:15 The Oregon Trail 1959. Western Drama. Directed by Gene Fowler Jr. Stars Fred MacMurray, William Bishop & Nina Shipman. A newspaper reporter is sent to find out the truth about the settlers travelling to Oregon. [S]
Sun 25 Jun 14:00 The Adventures of Robin Hood A Year and a Day. 1956. Stars Richard Greene, Shaun O'Riordan & Peter Bennett. Robin helps a surgeon who is a runaway serf. He is one day short of a year and a day, but will he reach freedom? [S]
Sun 25 Jun 14:30 The Larkins All the Answers. 1960. Stars David Kossoff, Shaun O'Riordan & Sheila Manahan. When the television goes back to the repair shop, Eddie starts night school whilst Ada and Alf take up new hobbies. [S]
Sun 25 Jun 15:00 Action for Skids A brilliant instructional short film about how to and how not to skid your car, featuring a variety of vintage vehicles, including a Ford Consul and an Austin Van.
Sun 25 Jun 15:20 Return to Yesterday 1940. Drama. Directed by Robert Stevenson. Stars Clive Brook, Anna Lee & Dame May Whitty. The arrival of an established actor sparks a turn of events for a seaside theatrical company. [S]
Sun 25 Jun 16:40 Biscuit Time 1964. Documentary. A fascinating reel featuring a trip to the CWS Biscuit Factory in Harlow, with a detailed look at the production of their popular biscuits from start to finish.
Sun 25 Jun 17:00 The Footage Detectives We look at buying our first home in the 60s and 70s. Then, who remembers the Buccaneer Bar? There's lost footage of Jack Buchanan and we reunite an 80 year old lady with footage of her magic act. [S]
Sun 25 Jun 18:00 The Saint The Persistent Parasites. 1965. Stars Roger Moore, Cec Linder & Jan Holden. In Southern France, a gathering for a rich man's wedding ends in murder. Can Simon expose the money hungry culprit? [S]
Sun 25 Jun 19:00 The Purple Heart 1944. War. Directed by Lewis Milestone. Stars Dana Andrews, Richard Conte & Farley Granger. The story of eight airmen captured in Japan early in the war and their hardships during captivity. [S]
Sun 25 Jun 20:50 Look At Life 1966. A Look into how police dogs and guide dogs for the blind are trained as well as some of the jobs horses still do.
Sun 25 Jun 21:00 Van der Valk Enemy. Stars Barry Foster, Joanna Dunham & Nigel Stock. When Van der Valk and his wife Arlette receive death threats, the detective finds himself looking for a mysterious Enemy. [S]
Sun 25 Jun 22:00 Wicked As They Come 1956. Drama. Directed by Ken Hughes. Stars Arlene Dahl, Philip Carey, Herbert Marshall & Sid James. A ruthless woman takes advantage of gullible men to climb out of poverty and rise to the top. [S]
Sun 25 Jun 23:55 The Cheap Detective 1978. Comedy. Director: Robert Moore. Stars Peter Falk, Ann-Margret & Eileen Brennan. A detective attempts to prove himself innocent of his partner's murder whilst facing two difficult cases. [S]

June 26th to July 2nd


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TPTV Schedule June 26th to July 2nd

DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Mon 26 Jun 01:45 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). Stars Bill Owen, Robert Beatty and Hazel Court. [S]
Mon 26 Jun 03:35 The Heritage Chart Show with Mike Read A TOTP style TV Show for Heritage Artists based on the Heritage Chart which is voted on in over 80 countries. Songs you love from popular artists, live and on video with the odd interview.
Mon 26 Jun 04:40 Checkmate 1935. Crime drama starring Maurice Evans, Felix Aylmer, Evelyn Foster and Donald Wolfit. A Scotland Yard detective gets more than he bargained with a gang of London jewel thieves. [S]
Mon 26 Jun 06:00 Gentle Trap 1960. A locksmith on his first burglary is on the run when a rival gang wants his haul. Stars Spencer Teakle & Martin Benson. [S]
Mon 26 Jun 07:10 The Black Book 1949. Thriller. Directed by Anthony Mann. Stars Robert Cummings, Richard Basehart & Richard Hart. A powerful man desperately searches for his black book, a list of those marked for the guillotine. [S]
Mon 26 Jun 09:00 Man On A Tightrope 1953. Drama. Directed by Elia Kazan. Stars Fredric March, Terry Moore & Gloria Grahame. A Czech circus manager plans a daring escape from Communism to freedom with his entire troupe. [S]
Mon 26 Jun 11:15 Murder By Proxy 1955. Crime. Director: Terence Fisher. Stars Dane Clark, Belinda Lee & Betty Ann Davies. An American in London takes a job offered by a beautiful woman, only to then become embroiled in a murder. [S]
Mon 26 Jun 13:00 Christmas Lights 2004. Comedy Drama. Directed by Paul Seed. Stars Robson Green, Mark Benton & Nicola Stephenson. Two lifelong friends forget what Christmas is really about when they take rivalries to the extreme. [S]
Mon 26 Jun 14:30 Crown Court Conspiracy - Part 1. 1972. Stars Richard Warner, Keith Bell & Sara Clee. A radical journalist and his girlfriend are accused of conspiring to cause an explosion after a printing press is wrecked. [S]
Mon 26 Jun 15:00 Of Human Bondage 1934. Drama. Directed by John Cromwell. Stars Bette Davis, Leslie Howard & Frances Dee. A young man becomes attracted to a cold and unfeeling waitress who may ultimately destroy them both. [S]
Mon 26 Jun 16:40 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 it. [S]
Mon 26 Jun 18:00 The Footage Detectives Who remembers all the fantastic pin badges we used to collect? Then it's off to Manchester to the site of Mather and Platt, we join the Boys' Brigade, and we travel from London to Kent. [S]
Mon 26 Jun 19:00 The Champions The Body Snatchers. 1969. Starring: Stuart Damon, Alexandra Bastedo & Bernard Lee. Two journalists find the body of missing military expert Patterson frozen in a research establishment. [S]
Mon 26 Jun 20:00 The Main Chance Killing. 1975. Director: Cyril Coke. Starring: John Stride, Glynn Edwards & Ingrid Hafner. David finds his sense of loss and loneliness becoming intolerable.
Mon 26 Jun 21:00 The Young Don't Cry 1957. Crime Drama. Directed by Alfred L. Werker. Stars Sal Mineo, James Whitmore & J. Carrol Naish. A teenage orphan gets involved with a chain-gang convict who is planning his escape from prison. [S]
Mon 26 Jun 22:45 Secret Army The Execution. 1979. Stars Bernard Hepton, Angela Richards & Clifford Rose. Reinhardt is moved to a prisoner of war camp, finding Kessler there. Meanwhile, victory over Germany is declared. [S]
Mon 26 Jun 23:50 Crown Court Sunset of Arms - Part 1. 1973. Stars Michael Lees, Bernard Brown & James Maxwell. Major Alistair Fitton, a hero of the British campaign in Korea, is suing Professor Harold Pusey for libel. [S]
Tue 27 Jun 00:20 Crown Court Sunset of Arms - Part 2. 1973. Stars Bruce Boa, Fredric Abbott & Barry Jackson. There are surprising developments and revelations as the case continues to unfold. [S]
Tue 27 Jun 00:50 Crown Court Sunset of Arms - Part 3. 1973. Stars James Maxwell, Pamela Lane & André Van Gyseghem. Was the Major a hero or a coward? It’s time for the jury to decide whether Major Fitton should win his case. [S]
Tue 27 Jun 01:20 Vice Squad 1982. Thriller. Directed by Gary A. Sherman. Stars Wings Hauser, Season Hubley & Gary Swanson. A single mother and Hollywood prostitute goes undercover for the police after her friend is murdered.
Tue 27 Jun 03:15 Gorgo 1961. Sci-Fi. An undersea earthquake causes some sea-monsters to surface. Gorgo is captured and taken to be displayed in London, but Gorgo's mother is looking for her baby. Starring Bill Travers. [S]
Tue 27 Jun 04:50 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre Change Partners. 1965. Directed by Robert Lynn. Stars Zena Walker, Kenneth Cope, Basil Henson. A co-director in the firm of Arkwright and Gallen, is having an affair with is partner's wife.
Tue 27 Jun 06:00 The Trial of Madame X 1948. Drama. Directed by Paul England. Stars Mara Russell-Tavernan, Frank Hawkins & Edward Leslie. A philandering wife accused of murder is unknowingly defended by her own son in court. [S]
Tue 27 Jun 07:10 Sherlock Holmes The Mother Hubbard Case. 1954. Starring: Ronald Howard, Howard Marion-Crawford & Archie Duncan. Sherlock Holmes tracks down a murderer who lures victims to empty houses, where they are killed. [S]
Tue 27 Jun 07:40 Railroaded 1947. Crime. Directed by Anthony Mann. Stars John Ireland, Sheila Ryan & Hugh Beaumont. A beautician and her boyfriend frame an innocent man after their attempt at robbery goes wrong. [S]
Tue 27 Jun 09:10 Confession 1955. Crime. Director: Ken Hughes. Stars Sydney Chaplin, Audrey Dalton & Jefferson Clifford. After several killings of thieves occur, a priest is then marked for murder after hearing a confession. [S]
Tue 27 Jun 11:00 Port of Escape 1956. Crime drama directed by Anthony Young. Two men on the run hide out in a Thames boat and take the woman owner hostage. Starring Bill Kerr, Googie Withers and Joan Hickson. [S]
Tue 27 Jun 12:35 Hudson's Bay 1940. Adventure. Director: Irving Pichel. Stars Paul Muni, Gene Tierney & Vincent Price. The story of trapper and explorer Pierre Esprit Radisson who seeks to build a trading post in Hudson's Bay. [S]
Tue 27 Jun 14:30 The Sandwich Man 1966. Comedy. Director: Robert Hartford-Davis. Stars Michael Bentine, Harry H Corbett & Norman Wisdom. A man with a sandwich-board goes around London meeting people from all walks of life. [S]
Tue 27 Jun 16:30 Radio Cab Murder 1954. Crime drama directed by Vernon Sewell and filmed at Nettelfold. An ex-convict taxi driver poses as a crook to catch a bank robber. Starring Jimmy Hanley and Sam Kydd. [S]
Tue 27 Jun 18:00 Colonel March of Scotland Yard The Talking Head. 1956. Stars Boris Karloff, Ewan Roberts. A 12 year old boy insists his dead father told him to kill his mother's new fiancee. [S]
Tue 27 Jun 18:30 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)
Tue 27 Jun 19:05 Danger UXB Dead Letter. 1979. Stars Anthony Andrews, Judy Geeson & Iain Cuthbertson. A large UXB in the London Underground brings Ash face-to-face with a new type of fuse.
Tue 27 Jun 20:05 The Human Jungle Time-Check. 1963. Stars Herbert Lom. A thief seems strangely fascinated by clocks. Inspector Meredith & Dr Corder hold opposed views. Guest stars Melvyn Hayes & Gerald James. [S]
Tue 27 Jun 21:05 Maigret Maigret and the Burglar's Wife. 1991. Stars Bruno Cremer, Michael Lonsdale & Renée Faure. A murder has occurred during a burglary at a dentist's home, but no one wants to cooperate with Maigret.
Tue 27 Jun 23:00 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro Step into the club! Tonight, we bring you an eclectic mix of films to enjoy! Caroline Munro introduces the first feature, Bright Hair. This 1997 British drama stars Emilia Fox and James Purefoy. [S]
Tue 27 Jun 23:05 Bright Hair 1997. Mystery. Directed by Christopher Menaul. Stars Emilia Fox, James Purefoy & Oliver Milburn. A rebellious schoolgirl's life is plunged into chaos after accidently discovering a murder scene. [S]
Wed 28 Jun 01:20 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro Caroline Munro returns to introduce the second film of the evening, My Science Project. This 1985 American sci-fi comedy stars John Stockwell as a teenager who discovers a time travel contraption. [S]
Wed 28 Jun 01:25 My Science Project 1985. Comedy. Directed by Jonathan Betuel. Stars John Stockwell, Danielle von Zerneck & Fisher Stevens. A teenager and his friend find a time-travel device, unaware of its dangerous potential. [S]
Wed 28 Jun 03:15 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro We end the night with a film full of murder and terror. Caroline presents Blood Thirst, a 1971 horror directed by Newt Arnold, about a series of strange murders surrounding a nightclub in Manila. [S]
Wed 28 Jun 03:20 Blood Thirst 1971. Horror. Directed by Newt Arnold. Stars Robert Winston, Katherine Henryk & Yvonne Nielson. An American detective travels to the Philippines to investigate a series of murders in Manila. [S]
Wed 28 Jun 04:55 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro To conclude this exhilarating night, Caroline Munro provides a sneak peek at the three films for next week. [S]
Wed 28 Jun 05:00 Talking Pictures TV with Jimmy Cricket .. Cricket.Exclusive interview with the legendary comedian Jimmy Cricket filmed live at The Plaza, Liverpool. Jimmy shares laughter and tears with Mike Read as they discuss his career in showbusiness.
Wed 28 Jun 05:25 Mrs G Goes To College Gentlemen Caller. Sarah Green, an elderly Jewish widow, decides to enrol in college after raising her own children. Stars: Emmy Award-winning actress Gertrude Berg. (S1, E24)
Wed 28 Jun 06:00 The Detectives Pandora's Box. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West.
Wed 28 Jun 07:00 Twice Two 1933. Comedy. Starring: Laurel & Hardy, Baldwin Cooke & Charlie Hall. Stan and Ollie are married to each other's sisters and plan a dinner party to celebrate their mutual anniversaries. [S]
Wed 28 Jun 07:30 Nickelodeon 1977. Comedy. Directed by Peter Bogdanovich. Stars Ryan O'Neal, Burt Reynolds & Tatum O'Neal. It's 1910 and a new form of entertainment is growing in popularity - the nickelodeon moving pictures! [S]
Wed 28 Jun 10:00 The Onedin Line Goodbye, Goodbye. 1972. Stars Peter Gilmore, Anne Stallybrass & Jessica Benton. James buys a house after a delightful discovery. Albert and Elizabeth's marriage takes a turn for the worse. [S]
Wed 28 Jun 11:00 Heavens Above! 1963. Comedy. Directed by John & Roy Boulting. Stars Peter Sellers, Ian Carmichael, Cecil Parker & Eric Sykes. Due to mistaken identity, a minister is accidently appointed to a snobbish parish. [S]
Wed 28 Jun 13:20 One Step Beyond Epilogue. 1959. Starring Julie Adams, Charles Herbert and Charles Aidman. A recovering alcoholic is pushed to his limits when his family is trapped in a collapsed mine. [S]
Wed 28 Jun 14:00 Upstairs Downstairs The Hero's Farewell. 1974. Starring: Gordon Jackson, Joan Benham & Robin Bailey. Lady Prudence finally gets hold of the Bellamy drawing room for a worthy cause.
Wed 28 Jun 15:00 Ransom 1975. Action. Director: Casper Wrede. Stars Sean Connery, Ian Mcshane, John Quentin. The chief of Scandinavian national security is tasked to rescue the passengers of a high-jacked British plane. [S]
Wed 28 Jun 16:50 Circumstantial Evidence (1952) 1952. Crime. Director: Daniel Birt. Stars: Rona Anderson, Patrick Holt & John Arnatt. Cleverly crafted crime drama - A woman seeks evidence that will give her grounds for divorce. [S]
Wed 28 Jun 18:00 For the Love of Ada The Widower. 1970. Stars Wilfred Pickles, Irene Handl & Jack Smethurst. Ada brings Walter home for the first time, for a fish and chip supper. (S1, E01) [S]
Wed 28 Jun 18:30 Pit of Darkness 1961. Crime drama. A partner of a safe making firm is found unconscious on a bomb site. A large safe his company installed has been robbed. Starring William Franklyn and Nigel Green. [S]
Wed 28 Jun 20:00 Public Eye 1969. Detective & Mystery Drama. Welcome To Brighton? Stars John Bindon, Alfred Burke & Heather Canning. A Private Inquiry Agent is released from prison on parole and attempts to build a new life.
Wed 28 Jun 21:05 The Whole Truth 1958. Drama. Directed by John Guillermin & Dan Cohen. Stars Stewart Granger, Donna Reed & George Sanders. A film producer becomes a suspect to the stabbing of an actress after his recent affair. [S]
Wed 28 Jun 22:45 A Song For Europe 1985. Drama. Director John Goldschmidt. Stars David Suchet, Maria Schneider & Reinhard Glemintz. Steven Dyer, an executive working for a drugs company, decides to report his employer. [S]
Thu 29 Jun 00:50 The Ceremony 1964. Drama. Directed by Laurence Harvey. Stars Laurence Harvey, Sarah Miles & Robert Walker Jr. A man jailed for committing murder must date his brother's girl to receive help escaping prison. [S]
Thu 29 Jun 03:00 Afraid Of The Dark 1991. Horror Drama. Directed by Mark Peploe. Stars James Fox, Fanny Ardant & Paul McGann. A young boy becomes obsessed with blindness and violence after witnessing a serial killer at work. [S]
Thu 29 Jun 04:50 The Black Abbot 1934. Crime Comedy. Director: George A. Cooper. Stars John Stuart, Judy Kelly & Edgar Norfolk. A gang of crooks use the legend of a ghost haunting an old dark mansion to help kidnap a rich man. [S]
Thu 29 Jun 06:00 The Larkins Gun-in-Law. 1958. Stars David Kossoff, Barbara Mitchell & Peggy Mount. Jeff is forced to entertain a group of obnoxious kids at the same time Eddie's prospective employers are planning a visit. [S]
Thu 29 Jun 06:30 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. [S]
Thu 29 Jun 07:45 Bank Raiders 1958. Crime. Director Maxwell Munden. Stars Peter Reynolds, Sandra Dorne. The driver of a successful bank robbery ignores advice to lay low, setting off a dangerous chain of events. [S]
Thu 29 Jun 09:00 Black Saddle 1959. Murdock. Western with Peter Breck. After his brothers are killed in a shootout, a gunfighter decides to hang up his guns and uphold the law by becoming a lawyer.
Thu 29 Jun 09:30 Sammy Going South 1963. Adventure. Directed by Alexander Mackendrick. Stars Edward G. Robinson, Fergus McClelland & Harry H. Corbett. A young boy travels across the desert alone to find his only relative. [S]
Thu 29 Jun 11:50 The Promise 1952. Drama. Directed by Norman Walker. Stars Lesley Dudley, Harry Fowler & Everley Gregg. A newly appointed Prison Missioner, struggling in his new role, turns to the Holy Spirit for inspiration. [S]
Thu 29 Jun 12:50 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. [S]
Thu 29 Jun 14:30 Crown Court Conspiracy - Part 2. 1972. Stars Richard Warner, Charles Keating & David Ashford. It's unveiled to the court that journalist Trevor Luckhurst and student Jill Sawyer are known political activists. [S]
Thu 29 Jun 15:00 Sleeping Car To Trieste 1948. Drama. Director: John Paddy Carstairs. Stars Jean Kent, Bonar Colleano, Albert Lieven & David Tomlinson. Agents break into an embassy in Paris to steal a diary filled with political secrets. [S]
Thu 29 Jun 16:50 The London Nobody Knows 1967. Documentary. Directed by Norman Cohen. Stars James Mason. In the spirit of adventure and discovery, this offbeat and exciting film exposes the surprising and intriguing London of the 60s. [S]
Thu 29 Jun 17:45 Gilda 1946. Drama. Directed by Charles Vidor. Stars Rita Hayworth, Glenn Ford & George Macready. A crooked gambler, a casino owner and his unfaithful wife, are caught up in a deadly love triangle. [S]
Thu 29 Jun 20:00 The Saint The Sign of the Claw. 1965. Stars Roger Moore, Suzan Farmer & Peter Copley. The Saint searches for the source of terrorist attacks in the jungles of South-East Asia. [S]
Thu 29 Jun 21:00 Rumpole of the Bailey Rumpole and the Married Lady. Stars: Leo McKern, Peggy Thorpe-Bates & David Yelland. After a long spell without cases, Rumpole helps divorce his old friend and colleague George Frobisher.
Thu 29 Jun 22:05 An Innocent Man 1989. Crime Drama. Directed by Peter Yates. Stars Tom Selleck, F. Murray Abraham & Laila Robins. Two corrupt cops send an innocent man to prison, leading him to seek revenge on his release. [S]
Fri 30 Jun 00:25 Raw Deal 1948. Crime. Director: Anthony Mann. Stars Dennis O'Keefe, Claire Trevor & Marsha Hunt. A gangster escapes prison and sets off with his girlfriend and social worker to find the man who set him up. [S]
Fri 30 Jun 02:00 Water 1985. Comedy. Director Dick Clement. Stars Michael Caine, Leonard Rossiter & Billy Connolly. A British diplomat's idyllic home is thrown into chaos when a source of natural mineral water is found. [S]
Fri 30 Jun 04:00 The Gentleman Bandit 1981. Crime drama directed by Jonathan Kaplan. Based on the real-life ordeal of Baltimore priest Bernard Pagano who was arrested for a series of hold-ups. [S]
Fri 30 Jun 06:00 Ensign O'Toole 1962. Operation: Impersonation. Starring Dean Jones and Jack Albertson. When Stoner is imprisoned after a drunk driving incident, O'Toole has to impersonate the Captain to free him. [S]
Fri 30 Jun 06:30 She'll Have to Go 1962. Comedy. Directed by Robert Asher. Stars Bob Monkhouse, Alfred Marks & Hattie Jacques. Two brother's scheme to gain the family fortune after their grandmother bestows it to their cousin. [S]
Fri 30 Jun 08:15 Broken Lance 1954. Western. Directed by Edward Dmytryk. Stars Spencer Tracy, Robert Wagner & Richard Widmark. The story of a rancher family in 1880's Arizona who are troubled by conflict, hatred and greed. [S]
Fri 30 Jun 10:10 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. [S]
Fri 30 Jun 12:15 Halls of Montezuma 1951. Action Drama. Directed by Lewis Milestone. Stars Richard Widmark, Jack Palance & Reginald Gardiner. A group of marine's race against time to find a Japanese rocket base. [S]
Fri 30 Jun 14:30 Crown Court Conspiracy - Part 3. 1972. Stars Bernard Gallagher, Dorothy Vernon & Tony Adams. The defence barrister accuses the night watchman of extreme anti-left wing bias, could this save the young couple? [S]
Fri 30 Jun 15:00 McLintock 1963. Western. Director: Andrew V. McLaglen. Stars John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara & Patrick Wayne. Wealthy rancher McLintock uses his power and influence to keep the peace between conflicting groups. [S]
Fri 30 Jun 17:40 River Pilot 1959. Documentary. Directed by Stanley Marks. A fascinating short film following a river pilot through a day's work on the Thames.
Fri 30 Jun 18:00 Time To Remember The Time When Little Happened. 1959. Narrated by Roland Culver. During 1921, national newspapers struggle to find a story as Britain tries to return to normality. [S]
Fri 30 Jun 18:30 The Gentle Gunman 1952. Crime drama. Director Basil Dearden. Stars John Mills, Dirk Bogarde & Robert Beatty. In 1941, two Irish brothers working for the I.R.A come into conflict with their local leader's cruelty. [S]
Fri 30 Jun 20:15 Look At Life 1960. A look into the thrills of training as a parachutist; from joining the school run by the Royal Air Force at Abingdon, to the first time ever jumping out of an aircraft with 59 other soldiers.
Fri 30 Jun 20:30 Dial 999 Honeymoon. 1958. Stars Robert Beatty, Robert Bruce & Yvonne Buckingham. A honeymooning couple have their insurance policy stolen. Maguire must act fast to prevent their valuables being taken. [S]
Fri 30 Jun 21:00 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro Welcome to another evening at The Cellar Club hosted by Caroline Munro. The first film of the night is the mysterious Burnt Offerings, a 1976 horror starring Karen Black and Oliver Reed. [S]
Fri 30 Jun 21:05 Burnt Offerings 1976. Horror. Directed by Dan Curtis. Stars Karen Black, Oliver Reed & Burgess Meredith. A family moves into an old country mansion, unaware of the strange and sinister power within its walls. [S]
Fri 30 Jun 23:25 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro Caroline Munro introduces the second film of the night - The Incident. Made in 1967, this thrilling crime drama stars Martin Sheen and Beau Bridges. [S]
Fri 30 Jun 23:30 The Incident 1967. Crime Drama. Directed by Larry Peerce. Stars Tony Musante, Martin Sheen & Beau Bridges. Late one night, two young men hold hostage the passengers of one car of a New York subway train. [S]
Sat 01 Jul 01:25 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro The Great Flamarion is the final film to be introduced by Caroline this evening. Caroline discusses the 1945 drama directed by Anthony Mann and starring Erich von Stroheim & Mary Beth Hughes. [S]
Sat 01 Jul 01:30 The Great Flamarion 1945. Drama. Directed by Anthony Mann. Stars Erich von Stroheim, Mary Beth Hughes & Dan Duryea. A beautiful female performer manipulates all the men in her life in order to achieve her ambitions. [S]
Sat 01 Jul 03:05 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro As Caroline closes the doors for The Cellar Club once more, she gives us a sneak preview of next week's exciting films. [S]
Sat 01 Jul 03:10 20 Questions Murder Mystery 1950. Crime. Director: Paul L. Stein. Stars Robert Beatty, Rona Anderson & Clifford Evans. Prior to committing a crime, someone sends in a question to the B.B.C.'s '20 Questions' programme. [S]
Sat 01 Jul 05:00 Target: The Corruptors A Man's Castle. 1961. Stars Stephen McNally, Robert Harland & Harold J. Stone. Investigative reporters Paul Marino & Jack Flood investigate various cases of industrial corruption. (S1, E26)
Sat 01 Jul 06:00 Monster From Green Hell 1957. Sci-fi. Directed by Kenneth G. Crane. A scientific expedition in Africa investigates wasps that have been exposed to radiation and mutated into giant, killing monsters. [S]
Sat 01 Jul 07:25 Dick Barton Special Agent 1948. Action. Director: Alfred J. Goulding. Stars Don Stannard, George Ford & Jack Shaw. Agent Barton goes into hiding after an attempt on his life and uncovers a plot to pollute Britain's water. [S]
Sat 01 Jul 08:50 Look At Life 1961. A look into the world of pets and with a special glimpse at budgerigars.
Saturday Morning Pictures
Sat 01 Jul 09:00 The Adventures of Robin Hood Ransom. 1956. Stars Richard Greene, Robert Raglan & Philip Ashley. Robin Hood comes to the aid of heavily taxed villagers who are being forced to raise the ransom for the Count of Severne's son. [S]
Sat 01 Jul 09:30 The Adventures of Sir Lancelot The Ugly Duckling. 1957. Stars William Russell, Cyril Smith & Ronald Leigh-Hunt. Sir Lancelot and Merlin on a visit to Lamorack help their host when is daughter is threatened. [S]
Sat 01 Jul 10:00 Soapbox Derby 1957. Action. Directed by D'Arcy Conyers. Stars Michael Crawford, Keith Davis & Malcolm Kirby. A group of boys compete in the Soap Box Derby, despite facing sabotage from their rivals. [S]
Sat 01 Jul 11:05 The Buccaneers Gunpowder Plot. 1956. Stars Robert Shaw, André Morell & Pamela Wright. Dan Tempest is tasked with securing extra gun powder from the Admiralty after a succession of pirate raids. [S]
Sat 01 Jul 11:35 The Phantom Empire Chapter 11. 1935. Starring: Gene Autry, Frankie Darro & Betsy King Ross. Argo takes over control Murania and sentences the Queen to death. [S]
Sat 01 Jul 12:00 Killers From Space 1954. Sci-fi Mystery. Directed by W. Lee Wilder. Stars Peter Graves, James Seay & Steve Pendleton. An atomic scientist injured in a plane crash makes a claim that he was abducted by aliens. [S]
Sat 01 Jul 13:30 The Outer Limits Specimen: Unknown. 1964. Stars Stephen McNally, Richard Jaeckel & Gail Kobe. Astronauts discover a deadly species of flower; an investigation is delayed, leaving the lethal plants bound for Earth! [S]
Sat 01 Jul 14:30 Fireball XL-5 Spy in Space. 1962. Stars David Graham, Sylvia Anderson & John Bluthal. Boris and Griselda Space Spy plot to steal Fireball XL5 from a deep-space refuelling station, but will they succeed?
Sat 01 Jul 15:00 X The Unknown 1956. Fantasy. Directed by Leslie Norman. Stars Dean Jagger, Edward Chapman & Leo McKern. A radioactive creature terrorises a remote Scottish village, will anyone be able to stop it? [S]
Sat 01 Jul 16:35 One Man, One Dog Made in 1971. Filmed at Scotland Yard. An insightful film on the police dogs and their handlers and what was the state of crime in London and surrounding areas in the 1970s. [S]
Sat 01 Jul 16:55 The Blue Lamp 1949. Crime. Directed by Basil Dearden. Stars Dirk Bogarde, Jack Warner & Jimmy Hanley. A killer shoots a London policeman during a robbery. [S]
Sat 01 Jul 18:40 Look At Life 1960. A look at how horses and their police riders are trained, exploring how they do their job.
Sat 01 Jul 19:00 In Suspicious Circumstances Laugh Baby Laugh - Shadows of Doubt. 1993. Stars James Clyde, Nicola Duffett & Donald Pelmear. The story of a society woman who shot her lover and a look at the brutal murder of a farmer's wife. [S]
Sat 01 Jul 20:00 Maigret The Cactus. 1961. Stars Rupert Davies, Ewen Solon & Sheila Burrell. After one of his men is injured by an apartment house, Maigret takes up temporary residence so he can investigate undercover. [S]
Sat 01 Jul 21:00 The Four Just Men The Protector. 1960. Stars Richard Conte, Maureen Connell & Ferdy Mayne. Janis Gorman believes she is going insane, but is she being manipulated? Ryder is contacted for help to uncover the truth. [S]
Sat 01 Jul 21:30 Underworld U.S.A. 1961. Crime Drama. Directed by Samuel Fuller. Stars Cliff Robertson, Dolores Dorn & Beatrice Kay. A teenager who witnesses his father's murder vows to exact revenge on the mobsters who killed him. [S]
Sat 01 Jul 23:25 Vanishing Point 1971. Action. Director: Richard Sarafian. Stars Barry Newman, Cleavon Little & Dean Jagger. A car delivery driver accepts a challenge to get a race car from Denver to San Francisco in record time. [S]
Sun 02 Jul 01:25 Wicked As They Come 1956. Drama. Directed by Ken Hughes. Stars Arlene Dahl, Philip Carey, Herbert Marshall & Sid James. A ruthless woman takes advantage of gullible men to climb out of poverty and rise to the top. [S]
Sun 02 Jul 03:20 Rage 1966. Drama. Director: Gilberto Gazcon. Stars Glenn Ford, Stella Stevens & David Reynoso. In Mexico, a small town doctor bitten by a rabid dog, races against time to get to the city and find help. [S]
Sun 02 Jul 05:25 One Step Beyond Premonition. 1959. Starring Pamela Lincoln, Paul Langton and Skip Young. A girl becomes haunted by a premonition of her own death, but will it come true... [S]
Sun 02 Jul 06:00 Castle Sinister 1947. Drama. During the war, a British agent travels to the remote Glennye Castle in the wilds of Scotland to investigate a mysterious murder by a masked phantom. Directed by Oscar Burn. [S]
Sun 02 Jul 07:00 Frozen Alive 1964. Sci-Fi. Directed by Bernard Knowles. Mark Stevens, Marianne Koch & Wolfgang Lukschy. A scientist experimenting with suspended animation decides to use himself as a test subject. [S]
Sun 02 Jul 08:35 Mohawk 1956. Adventure. Director: Kurt Neumann. Stars Scott Brady, Rita Gam & Neville Brand. An artist is torn between his love for two women and is thrown into the middle of a Mohawk-Iroquois-American. [S]
Sun 02 Jul 10:10 1955 The Channel Islands A glimpse of the Channel Islands in the 50s, we start in Jersey and finish in Guernsey. A fascinating, colourful insight into the holiday camps, streets, cars of these wonderful islands in 1955.
Sun 02 Jul 10:35 Hide and Seek 1963. Thriller. Director Endfield. Stars Ian Carmichael, Curd Jürgens & Janet Munro. An astrophysicist in London finds it frustratingly difficult to return a wallet to an Easter European friend. [S]
Sun 02 Jul 12:20 The Weapon 1956. Thriller. Directed by Val Guest. Stars Steve Cochran, Lizabeth Scott, Herbert Marshall & George Cole. In an old abandoned building, Erik finds a 10 year old murder weapon stuck to a brick. [S]
Sun 02 Jul 14:00 The Adventures of Robin Hood The Goldmaker. 1956. Stars Richard Greene, Alfie Bass & Ian Hunter. Robin comes to the aid of Sir Richard of Lea who needs help untangling his finances and to deal with Lepidus the Alchemist. [S]
Sun 02 Jul 14:30 The Larkins A Fiddle in Froth. 1960. Stars Shaun O'Riordan, Fred Robinson & Jack Newmark. Alf wins 12 crates of beer in the pub raffle. Ada demands they're returned, so Alf stages a robbery to get them back. [S]
Sun 02 Jul 15:00 Appointment In London 1953. War. Director: Philip Leacock. Stars Dirk Bogarde, Ian Hunter & Dinah Sheridan. A strained British Wing Commander leads his squadron of Lancaster bombers into another dangerous mission. [S]
Sun 02 Jul 16:50 Look At Life 1960. A look into the world of car rallies, getting a behind the scenes glimpse of the events.
Sun 02 Jul 17:00 The Footage Detectives Hi De Hi campers, join us as we look at good old fashioned holiday camps, special guest Jamie Anderson shares secrets about Fireball XL5, we look at the Compton Cinema Organ and reels of Vespas. [S]
Sun 02 Jul 18:00 The Saint The Man Who Could Not Die. 1965. Stars Roger Moore, Patrick Allen & Jennie Linden. Simon warns a friend about going on a hunting expedition with a blackmail victim. Could trouble be in store? [S]
Sun 02 Jul 19:00 Another Fine Mess 1930. Laurel & Hardy. Director: James Parrott. Starring: Laurel & Hardy, Harry Bernard. James Parrott. Two homeless vagabonds hide out in a vacant mansion and pose as the residents. [S]
Sun 02 Jul 19:35 Sherlock: The Secret Weapon 1942. Mystery. Directed by Roy William Neill. Stars Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce & Lionel Atwill. Sherlock Holmes must protect a scientist's invention from falling into the wrong hands. [S]
Sun 02 Jul 21:00 Van der Valk Accidental. Stars Barry Foster, Joanna Dunham & Nigel Stock. The Chief Prosecutor in an international disappears, Van der Valk must investigate. [S]
Sun 02 Jul 22:00 Magic 1978. Thriller. Directed by Richard Attenborough and starring Anthony Hopkins. A magician's assistant falls prey to the power of his own act. [S]

July 3rd to July 9th


Wedensday 6th December

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Wednesday 6th December

Time Programme Synopsis
00:50 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro Caroline introduces The Ghost of Sierra de Cobre. This 1964 mystery horror made for television, was directed and written by Joseph Stefano and stars Martin Landau, Judith Anderson and Diane Baker. [S]
00:55 The Ghost of Sierra de Cobre 1964. Horror. Director: Joseph Stefano. Stars Martin Landau, Judith Anderson & Diane Baker. An heiress hires a paranormal investigator after suspecting her mother in law's spirit is haunting her. [S]
02:35 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro Last, but certainly not least, is One Body Too Many. Caroline Munro presents the comedy mystery feature starring Jack Haley, Jean Parker, Bela Lugosi and Lyle Talbot. [S]
02:40 One Body Too Many 1944. Mystery. Directed by Frank McDonald. Stars Jack Haley, Jean Parker & Bela Lugosi. An insurance investigator, mistaken as a detective, must protect a millionaire from his conniving family. [S]
04:15 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro Another night of mystery, thrills and frights draws to a close. Caroline Munro has one last treat, a sneak peek of next weeks films. [S]
04:20 Sherlock Holmes The Case of the Pennsylvania Gun. 1954. Starring: Ronald Howard, Howard Marion-Crawford & Russell Waters. Holmes and Watson investigate Squire Douglas, who was shot to death. [S]
04:55 Cinebox Memories Put your dancing shoes on and take a step back in time for Eden Kane's Someone Wants to Know.
05:00 Stagecoach West House of Violence. Western with Wayne Rogers & Robert Bray, who run a stagecoach line in the Old West where they come across a wide variety of killers, robbers and ladies in distress. [S]
06:00 Burke's Law 1963. Who Killed Julian Buck? Directed by Don Weis. Stars Gene Barry, Gary Conway & Regis Toomey. One of America's most respected authors, is found strangled to death in his study.
07:00 Hindle Wakes 1952. Drama starring Leslie Dwyer and Lisa Daniely. Successful remake of one of the earliest British talkies. Set in the Hindle, two mill workers take off to Blackpool for the 'Wakes' holiday. [S]
08:45 Marked Men 1940. Crime. Director: Sam Newfield. Stars Warren Hull, Isabel Jewell & Paul Bryar. A young medical-school graduate escapes prison and finds a small haven in Arizona until gangsters show up. [S]
10:00 Together 1980. Stars Margaretta Scott, Sarah Greene, John Burgess, Kathleen Byron, Richard Everett. The Dunns have found a flat in Cramwell Crescent... is it meant to be?
10:35 The Other Love 1947. Romantic drama. Seriously ill concert pianist Karen (Barbara Stanwyck) is admitted to a Swiss sanatorium, where she is attracted to the suave Doctor Stanton (David Niven). [S]
12:25 BFI: Terminus 1961. Drama. Directed by John Schlesinger. Iconic short of a day in the life of a London Railway Station. [S]
13:00 It's Great to be Young 1956. Musical. John Mills stars as a well-loved teacher in this gentle musical comedy portraying life in the 1950s British classroom and the school jazz band. [S]
14:50 What's On TPTV With Noel Founder of Talking Pictures TV and one half of the Footage Detectives, Noel Cronin, shares shows and films not be missed in the first half of December. [S]
15:00 Saddle Up! Howdy Folks! Join James Stephens with more from the Wild West. We start with one of Hollywood's greatest stars, Barbara Stanwyck, in the lead role of Samuel Fuller's 1957 masterpiece - Forty Guns. [S]
15:05 Forty Guns 1957. Western. Director: Samuel Fuller. Stars Barbara Stanwyck, Barry Sullivan & Dean Jagger. An ex-gunslinger and his brothers find themselves up against a gang led by a beautiful wealthy woman. [S]
16:45 Saddle Up! We continue with another adventure with Dan Durant as Johnny Ringo. James Stephens introduces the second episode in the series where he comes face to face with a rival sharpshooter. [S]
16:50 Johnny Ringo Cully. A carnival whose primary attraction is sharpshooter Kid Adonis arrives in town. Healey wants to make the big-time by adding to Adonis' reputation as the man who killed Johnny Ringo. [S]
17:20 Call of the West 1947. Musical. Western style musical revue show featuring the vocal talents of Spade Cooley, Tex Williams and The King Sisters.
17:30 The Westerner Hand on the Gun. 1962. Director: Sam Peckinpah. Stars: Brian Keith, Spike & Hank Gobble. An inexperienced Easterner, wants to learn the ways of the West. Dave agrees to teach Cal wrangling. [S]
18:00 For the Love of Ada The Admirer. Stars: Wilfred Pickles, Irene Handl & Jack. A gentleman admirer starts flirting with Ada and she is flattered but what does Walter think to all this. (S4, E04) [S]
18:35 Bulldog Drummond in Africa 1938. Mystery. Directed by Louis King. Stars John Howard, Heather Angel & H.B. Warner. After Colonel Nielsen is kidnapped, Drummond, his girlfriend and butler go on the hunt to find him. [S]
19:45 Look At Life 1960. A general look at music, the increasing popularity of classical music and the lack of composers.
20:00 Public Eye Mrs. Podmore's Cat. 1972. Detective & Mystery Drama. Stars Alfred Burke, Jean Kent & Ray Smith. Marker is hired to babysit Mrs Podmore's pet cat, Bertie, but things have a way of turning awkward.
21:05 Spring and Port Wine 1970. Drama. Director: Peter Hammond. Stars James Mason, Diana Coupland, Hannah Gordon. A stern father and lenient mother try to deal with the ups and downs of their four children's lives. [S]
23:05 Not Tonight Darling 1971. Drama. Directed by Anthony Sloman. Stars Luan Peters, Vincent Ball & Jason Twelvetrees. Karen is tired of her solicitor spouse and her empty, suburban lifestyle and wants something more. [S]
Thursday 7th December

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Thursday 7th December

Time Programme Synopsis
00:50 Vengeance Is Mine 1949. Drama. Director: Alan Cullimore. Stars Valentine Dyall, Anne Firth, Richard Goolden & Sam Kydd. A dying man hires an assassin to kill so he can frame his death on an enemy. [S]
02:00 The Main Chance A Time to Live, A Time to Die. 1970. Director: Christopher Hudson. Starring: John Stride & Margaret Ashcroft. David reacts when he hears what is planned for his children. A custody battle begins.
03:00 Afraid Of The Dark 1991. Horror Drama. Directed by Mark Peploe. Stars James Fox, Fanny Ardant & Paul McGann. A young boy becomes obsessed with blindness and violence after witnessing a serial killer at work. [S]
04:45 Inner Sanctum 1948. Thriller. Director: Lew Landers. Stars Charles Russell, Mary Beth Hughes & Dale Belding. A man fleeing the police after having committed a murder hides in a boarding house in a small town. [S]
06:00 The Larkins Café Ole. 1963. Stars David Kossoff, Hugh Paddick & John Bluthal. Now the kids have gone, Ada and Alf are running a café, their lodger suggests they run a Spanish night, but will it be a success? [S]
06:40 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. [S]
09:00 Law Of The Plainsman 1960. Blood Trails. Stars Michael Ansara, Chris Alcaide & Nora Marlowe. Sam must capture a killer on the run, later discovering that he was a childhood friend. [S]
09:30 She Knows Y'Know 1962. Comedy. Director: Montgomery Tully. Stars Hylda Baker, Cyril Smith, Joan Sanderson & Alfred Burke. A young girl's sudden pregnancy unfolds dramas between two families. [S]
11:00 Angel Who Pawned Her Harp 1954. Drama starring Felix Aylmer, Diane Cilento and Jerry Desmond. A beautiful angel is sent to The Angel, London, to help people with problems, but she has no money to support herself. [S]
12:30 King of The Khyber Rifles 1953. Adventure. Directed by Henry King. Stars Tyrone Power, Terry Moore & Michael Rennie. A British officer in 19th century India faces prejudice from all sides while trying to quell a rebellion. [S]
14:30 Crown Court Wise Child - Part 2. 1973. Stars Carleton Hobbs, Helen Cherry & Nigel Havers. Lady Crittenden is cross examined after a new revelation and Bernard Crittenden attempts to prove a forgery was made. [S]
15:00 Melvyn's Talking Pictures Melvyn Hayes invites you on another nostalgic trip back to the 1930s. There's plenty of glamour in today's film, the 1939 comedy drama Eternally Yours starring the fabulous Loretta Young. [S]
15:10 Eternally Yours 1939. Romantic Drama. Directed by Tay Garnett. Stars Loretta Young, David Niven & Hugh Herbert. A young woman leaves her fiancé for a magician but soon finds that her life is less than magical. [S]
16:55 Melvyn's Talking Pictures After an afternoon of fun with great stars, Melvyn Hayes gets ready to return to the archive to find another batch of hand-picked lost and rare gems from that great decade, the 1930s. [S]
17:05 The Glass Mountain 1949. Drama. Classic tale of a war romance featuring the smash hit music of The Legend of The Glass Mountain. Stars Michael Denison, Dulcie Gray & Valentina Cortese, with vocals from Tito Gobbi. [S]
19:00 R.J. Mitchell Aircraft Designer 1998. Documentary. The story of The Spitfire; from its inception to its triumphs in battle, and how the conviction of its designer R.J. Mitchell prevented it from becoming the plane nobody wanted. [S]
20:00 Danger UXB Just Like a Woman. 1979. Stars Anthony Andrews, Steven Grives & Alfie Bass. Ash and Machin are brought to London from a bomb disposal course and attend to a dangerous bomb.
21:00 Rumpole of the Bailey Rumpole and the Age of Miracles. Stars: Leo McKern, Marion Mathie, Peter Blythe. Rumpole defends Hilda's nephew, a canon who has accused of adultery in an ecclesiastical court.
22:05 Hannibal Brooks 1969. War. Directed by Michael Winner. Stars Oliver Reed, John Alderton & Wolfgang Preiss. A POW working at a zoo gets the chance to escape and takes the elephant he's been caring for with him. [S]
Friday 8th December

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Friday 8th December

Time Programme Synopsis
00:10 Never Take Candy From A Stranger 1961. Horror. Directed by Cyril Frankel. Stars Gwen Watford, Patrick Allen & Felix Aylmer. A new family in a Canadian town discover their daughter has been a victim of a sexual predator. [S]
01:50 Bash and Grab 1965. Director: Barry Rutherford. Narration by: Valentine Dyall. Stars: Michael Goldie & Tony Taylor. Excellent 60s Public Information film on the crooks and how crime doesn't pay. [S]
02:00 The Main Chance It could happen to you. 1970. Director: Marc Miller. Starring: John Stride, John Wentworth & Philip Bond. David is confronted with a case of involving a shopkeeper who has been attacked by thugs.
03:00 Five 1951. Horror. Directed by Arch Oboler. Stars Susan Douglas Rubes, William Phipps & James Anderson. The five survivors of a nuclear holocaust come together and struggle to build new lives. [S]
04:50 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. [S]
06:00 Bob's Your Uncle 1942. Comedy. Directed by Oswald Mitchell. Stars Albert Modley, Wally Patch, H.F.Maltby & Johnnie Schofield. British Comedy that follows the adventures of enthusiastic members of the Home Guard. [S]
07:30 Prisoner of Shark Island 1936. Drama. Director: John Ford. Stars Warner Baxter, Gloria Stuart & Claude Gillingwater. The story of Dr. Samuel Mudd, who was imprisoned after unknowingly treating Abraham Lincoln's assassin. [S]
09:20 Mark of The Phoenix 1957. Crime drama directed by Maclean Rogers and starring Anton Diffring. Crooks steal a secret metal formula and plan to smuggle it into East Germany. [S]
10:35 Slave Girls 1967. Adventure. Director: Michael Carreras. Stars Martine Beswick, Edina Ronay & Michael Latimer. A hunter stumbles into a lost Amazon civilisation where blondes have been enslaved by brunettes. [S]
12:20 Sudden Fear 1952. Drama. Director: David Miller. Stars Joan Crawford, Jack Palance, Gloria Grahame & Bruce Bennett. After an actor marries a rich playwright, he plots with his mistress how to get rid of her. [S]
14:30 Crown Court Wise Child - Part 3. 1973. Stars Derek Griffiths, Earl Cameron & Norman Shelley. Help from an official is called in an attempt to solve the birth certificate issue. Who will be proven as the liar? [S]
15:00 In Suspicious Circumstances To Encourage The Others - Have A Drink On Me. 1994. Stars Geoffrey Beevers & James Duggan. The tragic story of a young soldier during WWI and the tale of two lucky pals who made a lifesaving move. [S]
16:05 Look At Life ... The Channel. 1962. A look at why people from all over the world attempt to swim the English Channel.
16:15 Train of Events 1949. Drama. Directed by Sidney Cole, Charles Crichton and Basil Dearden. Starring Jack Warner, Susan Shaw and Gladys Henson. A train disaster is told as four short stories. [S]
18:00 Worzel Gummidge A Home Fit for Scarecrows. 1979. Stars Jon Pertwee, Charlotte Coleman & Norman Bird. When furniture goes missing from the farmhouse and village, the children suspect Worzel could be the culprit. [S]
18:30 Rhubarb 1969. Comedy. Directed by Eric Sykes. Stars Harry Secombe, Eric Sykes, Jimmy Edwards, Kenneth Connor & Hattie Jacques. Every trick of gamesmanship or blatant cheating occurs in a round of golf.
19:10 Ransom 1975. Action. Director: Casper Wrede. Stars Sean Connery, Ian Mcshane, John Quentin. The chief of Scandinavian national security is tasked to rescue the passengers of a high-jacked British plane. [S]
21:00 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro Caroline Munro invites you back into The Cellar Club, where she introduces The Stepfather. Terry O'Quinn stars as a loving family man who isn’t really as he appears to be in this 1987 horror. [S]
21:05 The Stepfather 1987. Horror. Directed by Joseph Ruben. Stars Terry O'Quinn, Jill Schoelen & Shelley Hack. After murdering his entire family, a man remarries a widow and prepares to do it all over again. [S]
22:50 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro For all you Cellar Dwellers, Caroline Munro brings you the 1988 horror Cellar Dweller! Not quite as inviting as this cellar, this terrifying film stars Hollywood legend Yvonne De Carlo. [S]
22:55 Cellar Dweller 1988. Horror. Director: John Carl Buechler. Stars Yvonne De Carlo, Debrah Farentino & Brian Robbins. A comic book artist is doomed to repeat history when her imagination awakens deadly creatures. [S]
Saturday 9th December

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Saturday 9th December

Time Programme Synopsis
00:30 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro Caroline Munro ends an excellent yet horrifying night with a look at the films for next week, where we expect to continue the horror but with a peculiar twist. [S]
00:35 Legend of the Lone Ranger 1981. Western. Director: William A. Fraker. Stars Klinton Spilsbury, Michael Horse & Christopher Lloyd. After a deadly ambush, the sole surviving Texas Ranger returns to fight back as The Lone Ranger.
02:30 Charade 1963. Drama. Stars Cary Grant, Audrey Hepburn & Walter Matthau. Romance and suspense in Paris as a woman is pursued for her murdered husband's stolen fortune. [S]
04:50 Look At Life 1960. An entertaining look at the role mud plays in all of our lives.
05:00 Saints & Sinners 1965. Source Of Information. Human stories uncovered by the reporters of the New York City 'Record' newspaper. (S1, E5)
06:00 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. [S]
07:20 The Strange World Of Planet X 1958. Sci-fi. A British laboratory studying magnetic fields is warned by a cosmic visitor of the dangers in their experiments. Starring Forrest Tucker and Martin Benson. [S]
08:50 What's On TPTV With Noel Founder of Talking Pictures TV and one half of the Footage Detectives, Noel Cronin, shares shows and films not be missed in the first half of December. [S]
Saturday Morning Pictures
09:00 Larry the Lamb 1971. Tea for Two. There is confusion when the mayor turns up for afternoon tea, after Larry was given the job of delivering the RSVP. [S]
09:15 The Adventures of Robin Hood The Borrowed Baby. 1957. Stars Richard Greene, Bernadette O'Farrell & Sylvia Kay. The Sheriff plots to arrest Maid Marian for assisting Robin and the outlaws, using a stolen baby as bait. [S]
09:45 Now For Nookie 1980. Guest stars Vince Hill. Children's TV comedy series from the Southern Television vaults stars ventriloquist Roger De Courcey and his talking 'partner' Nookie Bear! [S]
10:15 Daylight Robbery 1964. Family. Directed by Michael Truman. Stars Trudy Moors, Janet Hannington & Kirk Martin. 3 children accidently become locked in a store - along with robbers planning to rob the bank next door. [S]
11:25 Felix Follows Swallows 1925. Animated. Directed by Otto Messmer. Winter in his hometown is too cold for Felix, so Felix decides to build some wings and fly south.
11:30 The Buccaneers Spy Aboard. 1957. Stars Robert Shaw, Richard Johnson & Danny Green. Tempest is robbed by the ruthless pirate Peg Leg and comes to the realisation that there is a spy aboard the Sultana. [S]
12:00 Atomic Rulers 1965. Sci-fi. Directed by Koreyoshi Akasaka, Teruo Ishii & Akira Mitsuwa. Stars Ken Utsui & Sachihiro Ohsawa. Starman is sent to Earth after learning of a devastating plot to destroy the planet. [S]
13:40 That's An Order 1954. Family. Directed by John Irwin. Stars Peter Butterworth. Short comedy film about an inefficient grocer's boy and his passion for eating. [S]
14:00 The Outer Limits The Duplicate Man. 1964. Stars Ron Randell, Constance Towers & Mike Lane. A scientist smuggles a dangerous creature to Earth, but it escapes. Afraid, he creates a clone of himself to hunt it down. [S]
15:00 Fireball XL-5 Wings of Danger. 1963. Stars Paul Maxwell, John Bluthal & David Graham. To avenge the capture of their chief on Planet 46, the Plutonians send a robot bird to kill Steve with radium capsules.
15:35 Village of the Giants 1965. Fantasy. Directed by Bert I. Gordon. Stars Tommy Kirk, Johnny Crawford & Beau Bridges. A group of teens grow into giants after eating a boy genius's invention and decide to terrorise a town. [S]
17:15 Treasure Island 1972. Adventure. Directors: John Hough, Andrea Bianchi & Antonio Margheriti. Stars Orson Welles, Lionel Stander & Kim Burfield. Young Jim Hawkins has a map to a pirate's buried treasure. [S]
19:05 The London Nobody Knows 1967. Documentary. Directed by Norman Cohen. Stars James Mason. In the spirit of adventure and discovery, this offbeat and exciting film exposes the surprising and intriguing London of the 60s. [S]
20:00 Maigret The Crooked Castle. 1962. Stars Rupert Davies, Ewen Solon & Victor Lucas. Maigret descends upon a small town north of Paris after a diamond dealer is found murdered in the garage of a house. [S]
21:00 The Gold Robbers An Oddly Honest Man. 1969. Stars Peter Vaughan, Ian Hendry & Wanda Ventham. The pilot who flew the plane, appears to be prepared to spill the beans. But can Cradock really trust the man? [S]
22:05 Full Moon in Blue Water 1988. Drama. Directed by Peter Masterson. Stars Gene Hackman, Teri Garr & Burgess Meredith. A lonely widower with a failing bar encounters a bus driver who is determined to turn it all around. [S]
Sunday 10th December

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Sunday 10th December

Time Programme Synopsis
00:00 The Criminal 1960. Drama. Director: Joseph Losey. Stars Stanley Baker, Sam Wanamaker, Patrick Magee & Margit Saad. A racetrack robber escapes from prison & tries to get his hands on the loot from the job. [S]
02:00 Plague of the Zombies 1966. Horror. Directed by John Gilling. Stars André Morell, Diane Clare & Brook Williams. A medical professor arrives in a remote Cornish village to study a strange plague affecting the villagers. [S]
03:45 Hills Of Donegal 1947. Drama. Stars Irene Handle, John Bentley, Dinah Sheridan, James Etherington, Moore Marriott. Eileen is the star of an Irish operatic society but gives up to marry Terry O'Keefe. [S]
05:25 Sherlock Holmes The Case of the Texas Cowgirl. 1954. Starring: Ronald Howard, Howard Marion-Crawford & Archie Duncan. A cowgirl asks Sherlock Holmes to help when she finds a dead man in her hotel room. [S]
06:00 Peg Of Old Drury 1935. Drama. Director: Herbert Willcox. A minor British classic. When actress Peg (Anna Neagle) is jilted by Michael (Jack Hawkins) Peg becomes a famous Drury Lane actress. Stars Cedric Hardwicke. [S]
07:30 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 way to cash in on his infatuation. [S]
09:35 One Step Beyond The Bride Possessed. 1959. Stars Virginia Leith, Skip Homeier & Harry Townes. Matt Conroy is startled when on their honeymoon his wife Sally suddenly is a determined woman, who denies knowing him. [S]
10:10 The Stranger 1946. Drama nominated for an Oscar. Directed by Orson Welles. A war crimes investigator is on the trail of an infamous Nazi. Stars Orson Welles, Edward G. Robinson & Loretta Young. [S]
12:05 The Violent Men 1955. Western. Directed by Rudolph Maté. Stars Glenn Ford, Barbara Stanwyck & Edward G. Robinson. An ex-Civil War officer planning to sell his ranch becomes involved in a violent land dispute. [S]
14:00 The Adventures of Robin Hood The Dowry. 1957. Stars Richard Greene, Jeanette Hutchinson & David Cameron. A wealthy London merchant and his daughter arrive in Sherwood. Robin and his men decide to relieve them of their gold. [S]
14:30 The Larkins Dizzy Rich. 1964. Stars Barbara Mitchell, Arnold Diamond & Willie Payne. A man in a bowler hat comes looking for Hetty, but why? Meanwhile, Alf gets into trouble with his investment suggestions. [S]
15:10 Look At Life 1960. A visit to Germany to find out what kind of army the country is raising today, with a focus on the mountain troops and how they train.
15:30 Boy Who Caught a Crook 1961. Family. Directed by Edward L. Cahn. Stars Wanda Hendrix, Don Beddoe & Roger Mobley. A young newsboy becomes the target of a bank robber after he finds a suitcase full of money. [S]
17:00 The Footage Detectives It's our 100th episode! We have access to the private archives of Peter Byrne with special footage, scripts and letters. One man spots his parents in an unknown reel, and is that Eric Morecambe? [S]
18:00 Tell Me Another General Stories 2. 1976. Personal anecdotes as told to Dick Hills. This episode stars Billy Dainty, Clive Dunn, Liza Goddard, Yootha Joyce, Bernard Manning, Jack Parnell & Mike Reid. [S]
18:30 Look At Life 1962. A light-hearted look at how people keep themselves fit.
18:40 Bailout at 43,000 1957. Drama. Director: Francis D. Lyon. Stars John Payne, Karen Steele and Paul Kelly. The story of the men who volunteered to be test subjects for the new ejection system for a new bomber plane. [S]
20:20 A Lifetime Ago with The Baim Collection ... Baim Collection. Richard Jeffs, the Curator of The Baim Collection, talks us through the history & legacy of the collection and how Harold Baim became the Quota Quickie king.
20:25 Lifeline 1959. The story of the ship R.F.A. Tidereach on its journey from England to Norfolk Virginia, Boston and New York, featuring deliveries, the hardworking crew and great streets scenes of New York.
21:00 Manhunt Open House. 1970. Stars Peter Barkworth, Alfred Lynch & Cyd Hayman. Vincent, Jimmy and Nina seek refuge in a 'safe' house. But how long can they stay before the Germans start to catch up? [S]
22:05 Sex (Re) Education Stars: Feodor Atkine, Sylwvie Granotier & Irene Jacob. Isabelle is traumatised when she catches her father and Rose in the act... [S]
22:35 The Diamond Wizard 1954. Crime. Director: Montgomery Tully. Stars Dennis O'Keefe, Philip Friend & Alan Wheatley. A U.S. agent teams up with a Scotland Yard inspector to find thieves who are creating fake diamonds. [S]
Monday 11th December

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Monday 11th December

Time Programme Synopsis
00:15 Confessions of a Driving Instructor ... Instructor.1976. Comedy. Director Norman Cohen. Stars Robin Askwith, Anthony Booth & Liz Fraser. The misadventures of Timothy Lea and his brother-in-law when they set up a driving school business.
02:00 The Main Chance First you Eat, Later we Ruin you. 1970. Director: John Frankau. Starring: John Stride & Margaret Ashcroft. David becomes suspicious when he is invited to set up a million-pound property deal.
03:00 The Heritage Chart Show with Mike Read A TOTP style TV Show for Heritage Artists based on the Heritage Chart which is voted on in over 80 countries. Songs you love from popular artists, live and on video with the odd interview.
04:05 Six Inches Tall 1958. Sci-fi horror. Directed by Bert I. Gordon. Stars John Agar, John Hoyt & June Kenney. A lonely and deranged puppet-master creates a machine that shrinks people. [S]
05:45 Ten Pin Bowling 1960s - Glimpses Factual. 1960s short film on a hobby the whole family are enjoying, ten pin bowling.
06:00 Front Line Kids 1942. Crime drama. Directed by Maclean Rogers. 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. [S]
07:35 Three Young Texans 1954. Western. Director: Henry Levin. Stars Mitzi Gaynor, Keefe Brasselle & Jeffrey Hunter. A Texan robs a train in an effort to help his father, but his cowboy friend demands a share of the loot. [S]
09:10 Look At Life 1961. An account of the ten-yearly census - the first record in colour of the entire operation.
09:20 Shipmates O' Mine 1936. Musical. Directed by Oswald Mitchell. Stars John Garrick, Jean Adrienne, Wallace Lupino. Throughout The Years story with songs and sentiments following the life of a sailor. [S]
11:00 Time To Remember The Eleventh Hour. 1959. Narrated by Sir Michael Redgrave. During the year 1918, the Americans have great impact on the war and finally peace follows. [S]
11:35 Bullet Scars 1942. Crime Drama. Directed by D. Ross Lederman. Stars Regis Toomey, Adele Longmire & Howard Da Silva. A doctor and a nurse are forced to treat a wounded gangster who was injured during a robbery. [S]
12:50 Village of the Giants 1965. Fantasy. Directed by Bert I. Gordon. Stars Tommy Kirk, Johnny Crawford & Beau Bridges. A group of teens grow into giants after eating a boy genius's invention and decide to terrorise a town. [S]
14:30 Crown Court Beware of the Dog - Part 1. 1973. Stars Frank Middlemass, John Collin & Jack Galloway. Security guard Frank Page stands accused of assaulting a trespassing sixth-former with an offensive weapon. [S]
15:00 The Saint The Charitable Countess. 1962. Stars Roger Moore, Patricia Donahue & Nigel Davenport. Simon meets a generous countess who is being used by someone to feather their own nest at her expense. [S]
16:00 Song of London 1963. Short film. Directed by John Durst. Starring David De Keyser, Shirley Abicair, Kim Cordell & Bob Roberts. A nostalgic look back at 60s London with Tommy Trinder and a host of stars.
16:30 The Terror (1938) 1938. Drama. Director: Richard Bird. Stars: Wilfrid Lawson, Richard Murdoch, Bernard Lee, Alastair Sims. No-one among the guests at Monk's Hall Priory suspects that The Terror is in their midst... [S]
18:00 The Footage Detectives We look at the glamour of a cruise in the 60s, learn how to serve wine in the 70s, footballer Dave Mackay is spotted in Desert Mice with Sid James and who remembers Revojet planes? [S]
19:00 Avalanche 1969. Family. Directed by John Danischewsky. Stars Howard Marion-Crawford & Totti Truman Taylor. A group of children on a skiing holiday find themselves in trouble when one of them breaks his leg. [S]
20:35 A Ghost Story for Christmas The Stalls of Barchester. 1971. Stars Robert Hardy, Clive Swift & Thelma Barlow. A mysterious box in the old library of Barchester Cathedral reveals the strange story of a former archdeacon.
21:35 Waking The Dead Pilot Episode. 2000. Stars Trevor Eve, Sue Johnston & Claire Goose. DCI Boyd and the team hunt a killer who murdered a schoolgirl years ago, inadvertently inspiring the killer to strike again. [S]
23:40 Full Moon in Blue Water 1988. Drama. Directed by Peter Masterson. Stars Gene Hackman, Teri Garr & Burgess Meredith. A lonely widower with a failing bar encounters a bus driver who is determined to turn it all around. [S]
Tuesday 12th December

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Tuesday 12th December

Time Programme Synopsis
01:35 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. [S]
02:00 Maigret Maigret and the Judge. 1992. Stars Bruno Cremer, Michael Bouquet & Julien Maurel. Maigret investigates the identity of a dead man after catching the local judge attempting to dispose of a corpse. [S]
03:50 What's On TPTV With Noel Founder of Talking Pictures TV and one half of the Footage Detectives, Noel Cronin, shares shows and films not be missed throughout December. [S]
04:00 Justice The Rain It Raineth. 1971. Stars Margaret Lockwood, Peter Blythe & Michael Coles. The son of Harriet's friend pleads guilty after being bullied into entering a warehouse and injuring a watchman.
05:00 Monty Nash The Man in the Embassy. 1971. Stars Harry Guardino, Armand Alzamora & Carmen Argenziano. Monty Nash, an undercover investigator is called in whenever the nation's security is in question.
05:30 Richard Diamond: Private Detective The Hoodlum. 1959. Stars David Janssen, Russ Conway & Alan Reed. A mobster gives Diamond until 9 p.m. to turn over 'the book' or else Trumbo will have him killed.
06:00 Melody Club 1949. Comedy. A nitwit investigator (Terry Thomas) goes undercover in a restaurant to catch a gang of crooks. [S]
07:20 The Red House 1947. Drama. Director Delmer Daves and starring Edward G Robinson, Lon McCallister, Judith Anderson and Rory Calhoun. Two girls, when told not to, explore mysterious woodland and discover secrets. [S]
09:20 The Bank Shot 1974. Comedy. Directed by Gower Champion. Stars George C. Scott, Joanna Cassidy & Sorrell Booke. A criminal mastermind plans to rob a Los Angeles bank that's temporarily located in a mobile home. [S]
11:00 The Captive Heart 1946. War. Director: Basil Dearden. Stars Michael Redgrave, Jack Warner, Rachel Kempson & Mervyn Johns. A concentration-camp escapee assumes the identity of a dead British officer. [S]
13:00 The Boys 1962. Crime drama starring Richard Todd, Robert Morley, Dudley Sutton & Jess Conrad. When a nightwatchman is murdered, four young men are put on trial. Cleverly directed by Sidney J. Furie. [S]
15:35 Lost in the Desert 1969. Drama. Directed by Jamie Uys. Stars Wynand Uys & Jamie Uys. A plane crash a young boy and his dog must learn to survive in the heart of the African desert. [S]
17:15 Rhubarb 1969. Comedy. Directed by Eric Sykes. Stars Harry Secombe, Eric Sykes, Jimmy Edwards, Kenneth Connor & Hattie Jacques. Every trick of gamesmanship or blatant cheating occurs in a round of golf.
18:00 The Black Arrow The Return of the Black Arrow. 1973. Stars Dorothea Phillips, Eddie Byrne & Sally James. Mistress Hatch learns of a treasure bestowed upon a villager and Lord Brock tries to find the outlaw camp. [S]
18:30 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)
19:05 The Four Just Men Crack-Up. 1960. Stars Richard Conte, June Thorburn & Delena Kidd. A plane which crashed years ago is spotted. Ryder finds himself in the chaos of finding five million in bullion from the wreckage. [S]
19:40 Dick Barton: Special Agent 1979. Writer: Clive Exton. Dick's Aunt (Stella Kemball) tells him that her house has vanished. Richard Marley reveals that Harold Jenkins (Peter Godfrey) has perfected his ultimate weapon.
19:55 Thunderbirds Desperate Intruder. 1965. Stars Peter Dyneley, David Holliday & Matt Zimmerman. Brains and Tin-Tin travel to Lake Anasta to search for buried treasure, but The Hood has caught wind of their plans.
21:00 Cinebox Memories British Rock 'n' Roll icon Russ Sainty performs Go Away Little Girl in this brilliant musical short.
21:05 Maigret Maigret and the Liberty Bar. 1997. Stars Bruno Cremer, Pascale Roberts & Marina Golovine. Maigret is sent to Antibes to investigate the murder of an Australian who'd been with French intelligence. [S]
22:55 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro Caroline Munro begins another evening within The Cellar Club, starting with the thrilling horror 'A Reflection of Fear'. This 1972 feature stars Sondra Locke, Robert Shaw and Sally Kellerman. [S]
23:00 A Reflection Of Fear 1972. Horror. Directed by William A. Fraker. Stars Robert Shaw, Sally Kellerman & Mary Ure. A disturbed young girl becomes resentful when her long-absent father returns home with a new woman. [S]
Wednesday 13th December

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Wednesday 13th December

Time Programme Synopsis
00:45 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro Cry of the Werewolf is the second offering of the night. Caroline Munro introduces the 1944 horror starring Nina Foch as a woman who has the ability to turn into a dangerous creature. [S]
00:50 Cry Of The Werewolf 1944. Horror. Directed by Henry Levin. Stars Nina Foch, Stephen Crane & Osa Massen. A young woman raised by gypsies hides a deadly secret which she would kill for to protect. [S]
02:10 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro Caroline Munro presents the final film of the evening Private Property. This 1960 crime drama directed by Leslie Stevens, stars Kate Manx, Corey Allen, Warren Oates and Jerome Cowan. [S]
02:15 Private Property 1960. Crime. Directed by Leslie Stevens. Stars Kate Manx, Corey Allen & Warren Oates. An arrogant criminal plots to seduce a lonely housewife for his inexperienced partner. [S]
03:50 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro It's another farewell, as Caroline wraps up another night in the club, but don’t fear she has three more films to present before locking up. [S]
03:55 Target: The Corruptors The Poppy Vendor. 1961. Stars Stephen McNally, Robert Harland & Harold J. Stone. Marino visits an ex-con who's wife is an addict, he wants to go back to his old ways to catch the criminals. (S1, E5)
04:55 Cinebox Memories A nostalgic look back at 60s teen idol Eden Kane as he performs Sounds Funny To Me.
05:00 Stagecoach West El Carnicero. Western with Wayne Rogers & Robert Bray, who run a stagecoach line in the Old West where they come across a wide variety of killers, robbers and ladies in distress. [S]
06:00 Burke's Law 1963. Who Killed Alex Debbs? Directed by Don Weis. Stars Gene Barry, Gary Conway & Regis Toomey. The publisher of a girlie magazine is murdered at one of his own key clubs.
07:00 Assignment Redhead 1956. Drama. Starring Hollywood's Richard Denning as the secret agent, Carole Mathews as the luscious nightclub vocalist and Ronald Adam as the chameleon-like criminal. A story of money and crime. [S]
08:35 Jackpot (1960) 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. [S]
10:00 Together 1980. Stars Margaretta Scott, Raymond Francis, Sarah Greene, John Burgess, Kathleen Byron. Mrs Dunn is home and her Mother pops in to help. Daphne receives a call from a mysterious admirer.
10:35 One Way Pendulum 1965. Drama. Director: Peter Yates. Stars Eric Sykes, George Cole & Julia Foster. In between creating odd inventions, an eccentric family decide to re-enact a murder, setting a trial into motion. [S]
12:15 Prisoners of the Tower 1946. Documentary. Directed by Cecil H. Williamson. Narrated by Valentine Dyall. A newly discovered film covering the fascinating story of The Tower of London. [S]
13:00 Battle of the V1 1958. War. Director: Vernon Sewell. Stars Michael Rennie, Patricia Medina & Christopher Lee. Polish Resistance discover a mysterious pilot-less plane. [S]
15:00 Saddle Up! Welcome back to another barnstorming edition of Saddle Up. James Stephens begins with the unmissable 1951 film Rawhide, featuring Hollywood stars Tyrone Power and Susan Hayward. [S]
15:05 Rawhide 1951. Western. Directed by Henry Hathaway. Stars Tyrone Power, Susan Hayward & Hugh Marlowe. A stagecoach stop employee and a young woman find themselves at the mercy of four desperate outlaws. [S]
16:50 Saddle Up! Now we're off to Velardi, Arizona to pay a call on the Sheriff. James Stephens introduces the next superb episode of Johnny Ringo. [S]
16:55 Johnny Ringo The Accused. Directed by Aaron Spelling and starring Don Durant and Mark Goddard. Virgil Kincaid, the owner of a hardscrabble ranch, is accused of murdering Lorna Parrott. [S]
17:25 The Westerner The Painting. 1962. Director: Sam Peckinpah. Stars: Brian Keith, Spike & Hank Gobble. Dave is hired to find and return an indiscreet painting of a Spanish Contessa named Carla. [S]
18:00 For the Love of Ada Insomnia. Stars: Wilfred Pickles, Irene Handl & Jack Smethurst. Join Ada, Walter, Ruth and Leslie on this penultimate episode of the season. (S4, E05) [S]
18:35 Frozen North 1922. Comedy Short. Directed by Edward F. Cline & Buster Keaton. Buster Keaton stars as a clumsy villain in this parody of early Western films. Also featuring Joe Roberts & Sybil Seely.
18:55 A Ghost Story for Christmas A Warning to the Curious. 1972. Stars Peter Vaughan, Clive Swift & David Cargill. An amateur archaeologist travels to a remote seaside town to search for one of the lost crowns of East Anglia.
20:00 Public Eye 1972. Detective & Mystery Drama. The Man Who Said Sorry. Stars Alfred Burke, Paul Rogers & Ray Smith. An oddly dressed man visits Marker, insisting he is the only man capable of helping him.
21:05 The File of the Golden Goose 1969. Thriller. Directed by Sam Wanamaker. Stars Yul Brynner, Charles Gray & Edward Woodward. A U.S. agent and a Scotland Yard detective team up to infiltrate an infamous counterfeit organisation. [S]
23:10 Wimbledon Poisoner 1994. Comedy Drama. Directed by Robert Young. Stars Robert Lindsay, Alison Steadman & Larry Lamb. A mild-mannered solicitor plots to murder his overpowering wife, but all does not go to plan... [S]
Thursday 14th December

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Thursday 14th December

Time Programme Synopsis
01:40 1950s Puzzle Corner Charming question time set around a 1950s. Incredible shots of London Airport, Coventry, The Coast with puzzles to solve - How many grooves on a 12 inch LP? When will the B.O.A.C plane reach New York?
02:00 The Main Chance A Little Black and White lie. 1970. Director: John Frankau. Starring: John Stride & Philip Bond. A variety of unexpected situations complicate the adoption process for a Brazilian couple.
03:05 The Changeling 1980. Horror. Directed by Peter Medak. Stars George C. Scott, Trish Van Devere & Melvyn Douglas. After the death of his wife and daughter, a composer moves into an empty house shrouded in mystery. [S]
05:20 BFI: Terminus 1961. Drama. Directed by John Schlesinger. Iconic short of a day in the life of a London Railway Station. [S]
06:00 The Larkins Teenage Terror. 1963. Stars David Kossoff, Peggy Mount & Hugh Walters. The Major is behind on rent, he must pay or be kicked out. Meanwhile, Alf's teenage tearaway nephew comes to stay. [S]
06:45 Resurrection of Zachary 1971. Sci-Fi starring Leslie Nielsen, Bradford Dillman and Don Haggerty. After a terrible car accident, a presidential candidate awakens in a New Mexico clinic without a trace of injury.
08:50 What's On TPTV With Noel Founder of Talking Pictures TV and one half of the Footage Detectives, Noel Cronin, shares shows and films not be missed throughout December. [S]
09:00 Law Of The Plainsman 1960. Desperate Decision. Stars Michael Ansara, Robert J. Wilke & Donald Buka. Sam and his deputy are assigned to capture a pair of rustlers who killed a ranch foreman and stole prized horses. [S]
09:30 Girdle of Gold 1952. Comedy directed by Montgomery Tully and filmed at Nettlefold. Starring Esmond Knight and Maudie Edwards. A husband hides a fortune in his wife's girdle, only for the girdle to go 'missing'. [S]
10:45 Carry On Spying 1964. Comedy. Directed by Gerald Thomas. Stars Kenneth Williams, Barbara Windsor & Bernard Cribbins. A British spy and his pupils are sent to track down a stolen top secret chemical formula. [S]
12:30 Beat The Devil 1953. Adventure. Director: John Huston. Stars Humphrey Bogart, Gina Lollobrigida & Jennifer Jones. A group of rogues headed to Africa, in hopes of claiming valuable land, get stranded in Italy. [S]
14:15 The London Scene 1951. Made as a promotional film to entice tourists to all London had to offer in the 50s. Including Battersea Pleasure Gardens and BBC Centre. Originally on 9.5mm from the Wallace Heaton ltd.
14:30 Crown Court Beware of the Dog - Part 2. 1973. Stars Susannah Williams, Greg Smith & Geoffrey Toone. The victims are depicted as radicals and evidence comes to light about Transecure employees use of violence. [S]
15:00 Melvyn's Talking Pictures Melvyn Hayes returns with more fabulous films from the great decade that is the 1930s. We begin with the 1937 historical drama Victoria the Great, starring Anna Neagle as Queen Victoria. [S]
15:10 Victoria the Great 1937. Drama. Directed by Herbert Wilcox. Stars Anna Neagle, Anton Walbrook & Walter Rilla. The story of Queen Victoria and her six decades in power during a period of immense social change. [S]
17:30 Melvyn's Talking Pictures After a fantastic afternoon back in the 30s, Melvyn introduces next weeks enchanting British comedy. [S]
17:40 Sherlock Holmes The Case of the Christmas Pudding. 1954. Starring: Ronald Howard, Howard Marion-Crawford & Eugene Deckers. A serial killer sentenced to death threatens to kill Sherlock before the execution. [S]
18:15 Radio Days 1987. Comedy. Directed by Woody Allen. Stars Mia Farrow, Dianne Wiest & Mike Starr. The nostalgic story of an ordinary family in Queens, N.Y. is told alongside vignettes of radio's golden era. [S]
20:00 Danger UXB Cast Iron Killer. 1979. Stars Anthony Andrews, Judy Geeson & Iain Cuthbertson. A sceptical Brian is ordered to deliver a defused but otherwise intact bomb to Dr.Gillespie.
21:00 Rumpole of the Bailey Rumpole and the Tap End. Stars: Leo McKern, Marion Mathie, Peter Bowles. Controversial remarks and rulings in a domestic violence case causes concern from the Lord Chancellor
22:05 The Innocent 1993. Drama. Directed by John Schlesinger. Stars Isabella Rossellini & Anthony Hopkins. An engineer is sent to Berlin to help the U.S. spy on the USSR, but he falls for a mysterious local woman.
Friday 15th December

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Friday 15th December

Time Programme Synopsis
00:25 The Girl Who Couldn't Quite 1949. Comedy. Directed by Norman Lee. Stars Bill Owen, Elizabeth Henson & Betty Stockfeld. Ruth hasn't smiled since she was a little girl but with the friendship of a tramp she smiles again. [S]
02:00 The Main Chance The Walls of Jericho. 1970. Stars John Stride, Anna Palk and John Wentworth. David Main becomes entangled in the case of the Dead Sea scrolls, but intrigue follows when helping the victim's brother.
03:00 Finders Keepers 1967. Musical Comedy. Directed by Sidney Hayers. Stars Cliff Richard, Brian Bennett & John Rostill. A U.S. plane accidentally drops a mini-bomb on a small Spanish town prepared for a concert. [S]
04:50 The Balloon Goes Up 1942. Musical. Comedy duo Ethel Revnell and Gracie West star in this comedy musical. The double act pose as WAAFs on a balloon site to help the authorities capture a group of fifth columnists. [S]
06:00 Forces' Sweetheart 1953. Comedy directed by Maclean Rogers. Three goofy soldiers played by Harry Secombe, Michael Bentine and Freddie Frinton vie for the affections of the lovely Judy, the ENSA-tainer. [S]
07:30 Bait 1954. Crime Drama. Directed by Hugo Haas. Stars Cleo Moore, John Agar & Emmett Lynn. A cunning prospector enlists a young farmer to help him find a lost gold mine and then plots to kill him. [S]
09:10 Keep It Clean 1956. Comedy. Stars Ronald Shiner, James Hayter & Joan Sims. To fund his brother-in-law's miracle cleaner, Bert tries to get a latter day Mary Whitehouse to fund the project. [S]
10:40 Only Two Can Play 1962. Comedy. Director: Sidney Gilliat. Stars Peter Sellers, Mai Zetterling, Virginia Maskell & Kenneth Griffith. Due to boredom, John spends his time daydreaming of affairs with attractive women. [S]
12:50 Faces in the Dark 1960. Drama. Directed by David Eady. Starring John Gregson, Mai Zetterling & John Ireland. Richard, a factory owner, becomes blind during an experiment on the very day his wife wants a divorce. [S]
14:30 Crown Court Beware of the Dog - Part 3. 1973. Stars John Collin, Peter Bowles & Barry Keegan. It's the final day of the case. Will the verdict fall in favour of the Transecure employees or the young victims? [S]
15:00 In Suspicious Circumstances The Silent Witness - The Great Romancer. 1996. Stars Jeremy Clyde & Samantha Bond. The study of a serial bigamist who stood accused of murder and two friends whose quarrelling ended in death. [S]
16:05 Look At Life ... Flows. 1963. A fascinating look at canals and how they have been rediscovered by holidaymakers.
16:20 The Boy and the Pirates 1960. Adventure. Director: Bert I. Gordon. Stars Charles Herbert, Susan Gordon & Murvyn Vye. A young boy is magically transported back in time to the pirate ship of the feared Captain Blackbeard. [S]
18:00 Worzel Gummidge Aunt Sally. 1979. Stars Jon Pertwee, Una Stubbs & Joan Sims. Worzel pays a visit to the village fête, whilst there he meets a forlorn Aunt Sally, who is in fear of being sold. Can Worzel help her? [S]
18:30 At The Earth's Core 1976. Adventure. Directed by Kevin Connor. Stars Doug McClure, Peter Cushing, Caroline Munro & Cy Grant. A Victorian Scientist miscalculates his new machine and ends up in the Earth's core. [S]
20:15 A Ghost Story for Christmas Lost Hearts. 1973. Stars Simon Gipps-Kent, Joseph O’Conor & Susan Richards. Young orphan, Stephen, is sent to live with his uncle Abney and finds himself haunted by the ghosts of two children.
21:00 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro Join Caroline Munro for an evening of horrifying science fiction delights. First up, is the 1985 sci-fi horror Lifeforce featuring British theatrical greats Frank Finlay and Patrick Stewart. [S]
21:05 Lifeforce 1985. Horror. Directed by Tobe Hooper. Stars Steve Railsback, Mathilda May & Patrick Stewart. A space shuttle mission investigating Halley's Comet brings back a malevolent race of space vampires. [S]
23:20 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro Our next offering, another brilliant sci-fi horror, is The Man Who Turned to Stone. Caroline Munro presents the strange and frightening 1957 film starring Victor Jory. [S]
23:25 The Man Who Turned To Stone 1957. Horror. Director: Leslie Kardos. Stars Victor Jory, William Hudson & Charlotte Austin. 18th century scientists, who have discovered the secret to immortality, take over a girl's reformatory. [S]
Saturday 16th December

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Saturday 16th December

Time Programme Synopsis
00:55 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro As Caroline Munro prepares to close the doors of The Cellar Club, she provides a glimpse of two more unmissable films coming next week. [S]
01:00 Harriet Craig 1950. Drama. Director: Vincent Sherman. Stars Joan Crawford, Wendell Corey & Lucile Watson. A strict housewife cares more for her home than her family, but can she change before it's too late? [S]
02:55 Man Who Cheated Himself 1950. Crime. Director: Felix E. Feist. Stars Lee J. Cobb, Jane Wyatt & John Dall. A homicide detective who witnesses his girlfriend kill her husband is assigned to the case, alongside his brother. [S]
04:35 It Happened Today Made in 1947. A Road safety film by the West Riding Constabulary. Narrated by Patrick Holt.
05:00 Saints & Sinners 1965. Three Columns Of Anger. Human stories uncovered by the reporters of the New York City 'Record' newspaper. (S1, E6)
06:00 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. [S]
07:25 Park Plaza 605 1953. Crime drama directed by Bernard Knowles. A private detective solves a murder, which he was accused of. Starring Tom Conway, Eva Bartok and Sid James. [S]
Saturday Morning Pictures
09:00 Larry the Lamb 1973. The Mayor's Sea Voyage. When the mayor feels unwell, the Dr suggests a rest at sea, but all doesn’t go to plan and someone tries to take the mayors place in a parade. [S]
09:15 The Adventures of Robin Hood The Black Five. 1957. Stars Richard Greene, Alan Wheatley & Patrick Cargill. Robin and the Sheriff set aside their differences and work together to get rid of the monstrous Duke de Moreville. [S]
09:45 Now For Nookie 1980. Guest stars Lulu & Nicholas Smith. Children's TV comedy series from the Southern Television vaults stars ventriloquist Roger De Courcey and his talking 'partner' Nookie Bear! [S]
10:15 The Dog and the Diamonds 1953. Family. Directed by Ralph Thomas. Stars Kathleen Harrison & George Coulouris. A group of children create their own zoo in the garden of a disused house - which is also a hideout for thieves. [S]
11:15 A Day In The Life Of Head Keeper in 1954 ... Keeper in 1954. Documentary narrated by Robert Beatty of a working day of Laurie Smith - The Head Keeper of London Zoo. Great shots of a man and his monkeys who love each other. [S]
11:30 The Buccaneers Flip and Jenny. 1957. Stars Robert Shaw, Jane Asher & Robert Hardy. Dan finds two children stowed away on his ship. Their father, an indentured servant, was sent to jail after refusing to work. [S]
12:00 Devil Girl From Mars 1954. Sci-Fi. Directed by David MacDonald. Stars Patricia Laffan, Hugh McDermott & Hazel Court. A female alien, accompanied by a menacing robot, comes to Earth to collect men as breeding stock. [S]
13:35 A Day Of One's Own 1956 1956. Directed by Kenneth Fairbairn. A short film about various housewives around the country taking a day off from their traditional domestic chores.
14:00 The Outer Limits Counterweight. 1964. Stars Michael Constantine, Jacqueline Scott & Charles Radilac. Six astronauts on a simulated space mission start to turn against each other after seeing a mysterious light. [S]
15:00 Fireball XL-5 Convict in Space. 1963. Stars David Graham, Sylvia Anderson & John Bluthal. Space spies Boris and Griselda issue a fake distress call in an attempt to trick Steve into handing over a convict.
15:35 The Devil's Disciple 1959. Comedy. Directed by Guy Hamilton. Stars Burt Lancaster, Kirk Douglas & Laurence Olivier. A case of mistaken identity leads an outcast and a local minister to discover their true vocations.
17:15 North West Frontier 1959. Drama. Director: J. Lee Thompson. Stars Kenneth More, Lauren Bacall & Herbert Lom. In British India, a prince must be taken to safety across a rebel-held territory. [S]
19:50 What's On TPTV With Noel Founder of Talking Pictures TV and one half of the Footage Detectives, Noel Cronin, shares shows and films not be missed throughout December. [S]
20:00 Maigret Death in Mind. 1962. Stars Rupert Davies, Neville Jason & Anton Rodgers. A rich old woman and her maid have been murdered. Maigret allows the prime suspect to escape custody to learn the truth. [S]
21:00 The Gold Robbers The Arrangement. 1969. Stars Peter Vaughan, Maria Aitken & Peter Copley. With another chance to get on the robber's trail, Cradock wades deeper into the slimy and devious depths of the underworld. [S]
22:05 Villain (1971) 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.
Sunday 17th December

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Sunday 17th December

Time Programme Synopsis
00:05 The Diamond Wizard 1954. Crime. Director: Montgomery Tully. Stars Dennis O'Keefe, Philip Friend & Alan Wheatley. A U.S. agent teams up with a Scotland Yard inspector to find thieves who are creating fake diamonds. [S]
01:45 Spanish Fly 1976. Comedy. Director: Bob Kellett. Stars: Leslie Phillips, Terry-Thomas, Graham Armitage. A businessman is trying to shoot an ad for his company's new line of lingerie when he encounters a rival.
03:30 Perfect Woman (1981) 1978. Two dumb aliens are sent to earth to find an earthwoman suitable to be the wife of their leader. Stars Cameron Mitchell. [S]
05:10 Calling All Cars 1954. Starring Cardew Robinson, Adrienne Fancey, John Fitzgerald and Pauline Olsen. Comedy documentary, centring on the Dover Harbour car terminal. Directed by Maclean Rogers. [S]
06:00 Streamline Express 1935. Drama. Directed by Leonard Fields. Broadway star Patricia Wallis (Evelyn Venable), leaves a new show produced by Jimmy Hart (Victor Jory), who's in love with her, and runs off to California. [S]
07:10 Gaolbreak 1962. Directed by Francis Searle and starring Peter Reynolds, Avice Landon and David Kernan. A mother and her two sons run a newsagents as a front for their criminal activity. [S]
08:25 Up River 1979. Drama. Murder, violence and greed haunt a young man's dream of forming a life from the untamed wilds of British Columbia at the turn of the century. [S]
10:15 Beneath the 12 Mile Reef 1953. Adventure. Directed by Robert D. Webb. Stars Robert Wagner, Terry Moore & Gilbert Roland. Fierce competition among sponge fishermen leads to a dangerous rivalry between two families. [S]
12:20 Pony Soldier 1952. Western. Directed by Joseph M. Newman. Stars Tyrone Power, Cameron Mitchell & Thomas Gomez. A Royal Canadian mounted police constable comes into conflict with the rebellious Cree Tribe. [S]
14:00 The Adventures of Robin Hood The York Treasure. 1957. Stars Richard Greene, Archie Duncan & Karel Stepanek. Robin Hood and Little John head for the coast to help Joseph of Cordoba and his friends escape persecution. [S]
14:30 The Larkins Country Style. 1964. Stars Peggy Mount, David Kossoff & Hugh Paddick. Ada insists on spending the summer holiday in a quiet country cottage, but the accommodation doesn't quite meet expectations. [S]
15:10 Lost Lagoon 1958. Drama. Directed by John Rawlins. Stars Jeffrey Lynn, Leila Barry & Peter Donat. An unhappy husband dreaming of escape becomes a castaway on an island after his boat runs into a storm.
16:45 Look At Life ... Much From a Fish! 1963. A look at the compulsory quarantine dogs and cats taken to Britain must go through in order to stop rabies being brought into the country.
17:00 The Footage Detectives We welcome a special guest to talk about advertising magazines, we uncover some lost TV shows, jog your memory on corking, there's footage for petrolheads and were winters worse back in the day? [S]
18:00 Tell Me Another More Stories about their Early Lives. 1976. Personal anecdotes as told to Dick Hills. This episode stars Humphrey Lyttleton, Alfred Marks, Mike Reid, Terry Scott, Joan Turner & Max Wall. [S]
18:30 A Day Begins in Manchester (1960s) Warming Glimpses of Manchester 'waking up'. From the streets to the factories and the docks and everything in between.
18:55 Christmas Lights 2004. Comedy Drama. Directed by Paul Seed. Stars Robson Green, Mark Benton & Nicola Stephenson. Two lifelong friends forget what Christmas is really about when they take rivalries to the extreme. [S]
20:20 A Lifetime Ago with The Baim Collection ... Baim Collection. Richard Jeffs, the Curator of The Baim Collection, talks us through the history & legacy of the collection and how Harold Baim became the Quota Quickie king.
20:25 Girls Girls Girls! 1961. An early film from Michael Winner, featuring three girls who share a flat in London. With great London street scenes, we are treated to an insight into women's aspirations in 1961.
21:00 Manhunt Better Doubt Than Die. 1970. Stars Alfred Lynch, Bernard Hepton & Peter Cellier. Vincent leaves Jimmy and Nina at an old toll-house to contact a cousin. But will he be willing to help them? [S]
22:05 Sex (Re) Education Stars: Feodor Atkine, Sylwvie Granotier & Irene Jacob. Jacques and Rose want to go away for the weekend, but Isabelle reveals their affair to Rose's son. [S]
22:35 The Facts of Life 1961. Comedy. Directed by Melvin Frank. Stars Bob Hope, Lucille Ball & Ruth Hussey. When their spouses drop out of their holiday, Larry and Kitty must prepare for the worst: each other's company.
Monday 18th December

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Monday 18th December

Time Programme Synopsis
00:40 The Cat Burglar 1961. Crime Drama. Directed by William Whitney. Stars Jack Hogan, June Kenney & John Baer. A burglar becomes a valuable target after stealing a briefcase that contains a secret formula. [S]
02:00 The Main Chance A View from the Chair. 1970. Director: Marc Miller. Starring: John Stride, Anna Palk & Philip Bond. David is forced to review his own attitudes to his work and his clients- and also Sarah's.
03:00 The Heritage Chart Show with Mike Read A TOTP style TV Show for Heritage Artists based on the Heritage Chart which is voted on in over 80 countries. Songs you love from popular artists, live and on video with the odd interview.
04:05 The Golden Disc 1958. Pop drama starring Lee Patterson, Mary Steele, Terry Dene & Linda Gray. A young pop composer and singer opens a coffee bar. They are joined by budding singer Terry Dene as himself. [S]
05:40 Talking Pictures with Terry Dene Talking Pictures TV have an exclusive interview with Terry Dene
06:00 Johnny On The Spot 1954. Crime directed by Maclean Rogers. Johnny (Hugh McDermott) returns from a prison sentence to get the man who framed him. [S]
07:30 Impact (1949) 1949. Drama. Directed by Arthur Lubin. Stars Brian Donlevy, Ella Raines & Charles Coburn. An unfaithful wife plots with her lover to kill her husband, but the lover is accidentally killed instead. [S]
09:45 Emergency 1962. Drama directed by Francis Searle and starring Dermot Walsh. When a young girl is knocked down there are only three donors of the same blood group. A frantic search to find the donors begins. [S]
11:00 Time To Remember The Peace Makers. 1959. Narrator: Sir Ralph Richardson. A nostalgic look at the events of 1919 as peace arrives across the world, with celebrations of the Armistice and negotiations at Versailles. [S]
11:35 Three Wise Boys - Glimpses 1953. Family. When times get tough at their remote farm, three young brothers discover the real meaning of Christmas in this Christian Film. [S]
12:10 A Cry From The Streets 1958. Drama starring Max Bygraves, Barbara Murray and Colin Petersen. A welfare worker becomes emotionally involved with a group of homeless children. Music by Larry Adler. [S]
14:05 Coaching Holiday in 1958 1958. Directed by Kenneth Fairbairn. A driver of a coaching tour accounts a wonderful trip across the country with a group of friendly travellers, with glimpses of Stonehenge and the Lake District.
14:30 Crown Court Credibility Gap - Part 1. 1973. Stars Frank Middlemas, Charlotte Howard & Tony Selby. A steel erector fell off a suspension bridge and is now paralysed. His wife is suing the company for £35,000. [S]
15:00 The Saint Starring the Saint. 1963. Stars Roger Moore, Ronald Radd & Wensley Pithey. Simon replaces an actor in a film, but his chance at becoming famous disappears after the producer is murdered. [S]
16:00 Boy Who Caught a Crook 1961. Family. Directed by Edward L. Cahn. Stars Wanda Hendrix, Don Beddoe & Roger Mobley. A young newsboy becomes the target of a bank robber after he finds a suitcase full of money. [S]
17:30 British Rails Are Long and Fast 1969. Directed by Bob Privett. Intended as a sales tool for manufacturers, this short film details the production, installation and maintenance for long welded track in use on British Railways.
18:00 The Footage Detectives We ask how you used to keep warm during the winters of yesteryear, there's must see footage of brave journalists during WWII, we look at owning a car in the 1960s and who remembers Letraset? [S]
19:00 Together Forever A review of the lives and careers of Nanette Newman and Bryan Forbes, a remarkable couple who were at the heart of British film for over four decades. Narrated by Sir Derek Jacobi. [S]
20:35 Waking The Dead Pilot Episode. 2000. Stars Trevor Eve, Sue Johnston & Claire Goose. DCI Boyd and the team hunt a killer who murdered a schoolgirl years ago, inadvertently inspiring the killer to strike again. [S]
22:45 Villain (1971) 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. [S]
Tuesday 19th December

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Tuesday 19th December

Time Programme Synopsis
00:45 Witness In The Dark 1959. Drama. A burglar murders an old woman but a blind girl 'witnesses' the robber as he flees. Stars Patricia Dainton, Conrad Phillips, Nigel Green & Richard O'Sullivan. [S]
02:00 Maigret Maigret and the Headless Corpse. 1992. Stars Bruno Cremer, Aurore Clement & Patrick Floersheim. When a headless body is found in the Saint-Martin Canal, Maigret inspects the owner of a local café. [S]
03:50 Look At Life 1961. An interesting study of how new homes and flats are being built and the importance of building them faster.
04:00 Justice Within a Year and a Day. 1971. Stars Margaret Lockwood, Peter Blythe & Victor Brooks. Harriet must defend the youth from 'The Rain It Raineth', as a death resulted from the previous crime.
05:00 Monty Nash Code name Diana. 1971. Stars Harry Guardino, Armand Alzamora & Carmen Argenziano. Montgomery Nash, an undercover investigator is called in whenever the nation's security is in question
05:30 Honey West 1965. The Swinging Mrs Jones. Classic crime series produced by Aaron Spelling and starring Anne Francis. Honey poses as a society matron in an effort to smash a blackmailing ring.
06:00 Bond of Fear 1956. Crime Drama. Directed by Henry Cass. Stars Dermot Walsh and Jane Barrett. Filmed at Nettlefold. A man and his family on a caravan holiday in France are taken hostage by an escaped convict. [S]
07:20 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. [S]
08:30 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. [S]
10:15 Devil Girl From Mars 1954. Sci-Fi. Directed by David MacDonald. Stars Patricia Laffan, Hugh McDermott & Hazel Court. A female alien, accompanied by a menacing robot, comes to Earth to collect men as breeding stock. [S]
11:50 The Writing on the Wall Mike Read embarks on an intriguing journey exploring the Blue Plaques across Britain, bringing to life the numerous people who have contributed something unique to the making of our country. [S]
12:55 Waterfront 1950. Drama. Director: Michael Anderson. Stars Robert Newton, Kathleen Harrison, Avis Scott, Richard Burton & Susan Shaw. A sailor leaves his family to fend for themselves in the Liverpool slums. [S]
14:35 Lost Lagoon 1958. Drama. Directed by John Rawlins. Stars Jeffrey Lynn, Leila Barry & Peter Donat. An unhappy husband dreaming of escape becomes a castaway on an island after his boat runs into a storm. [S]
16:10 Brighton Rock 1947. Crime. Directed by John Boulting. Stars Richard Attenborough & Hermione Baddeley. Small time gang leader, Pinkie Brown, desperately tries to cover his tracks after he murders a journalist. [S]
18:00 The Black Arrow Sir Daniel at the Inn. 1973. Stars Eddie Byrne, Sally James & John Rees. Lord Brock agonises over a crushing defeat by the outlaws. Meanwhile, Sir Richard Shelton's men consider deserting him. [S]
18:30 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)
19:05 The Four Just Men The Miracle of St. Phillipe. 1960. Stars Dan Dailey, Honor Blackman & Paul Daneman. Collier investigates the theft of a sacred relic which is thought to have magical healing powers. [S]
19:40 Dick Barton: Special Agent 1979. Writer: Clive Exton. Dick's Aunt (Stella Kemball) tells him that her house has vanished. Richard Marley reveals that Harold Jenkins (Peter Godfrey) has perfected his ultimate weapon.
19:55 Thunderbirds End of the Road. 1965. Stars Christine Finn, Ray Barrett & David Graham. When a demolition operation goes wrong, International Rescue must save a man who is hanging from a cliff edge.
21:00 Cinebox Memories Get up and dance for some 60s rock and roll with That Old Yeah Yeah Feeling by Shane Fenton and The Fentones.
21:05 Maigret The Vanishing M. Owen. 1997. Stars Bruno Cremer, Arielle Dombasle & Bernard Haller. Whilst on holiday in Cannes, Maigret receives news a man has drowned in the bath in the suite of M. Ernst Owen. [S]
22:55 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro Welcome to a night of death and devils! Caroline Munro introduces the first of tonight's offerings 976-Evil. This 1989 feature is directed by 'Freddie Kruger' himself, Robert Englund. [S]
23:00 976-Evil 1989. Comedy Horror. Directed by Robert Englund. Stars Stephen Geoffreys, Patrick O'Bryan & Sandy Dennis. A seemingly harmless telephone service grants a teenager with supernatural powers. [S]
Wednesday 20th December

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Wednesday 20th December

Time Programme Synopsis
00:50 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro We have another date with the devil as Caroline Munro introduces Curse of the Demon, the 1957 horror starring Dana Andrews, Peggy Cummins and Niall MacGinnis. [S]
00:55 Night of the Demon (AKA Curse of the Demon) 1957. Horror. Director: Jacques Tourneur. Stars Dana Andrews, Peggy Cummins & Niall MacGinnis. A professor arrives in London and investigates a devil worshipper. [S]
02:55 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro Caroline introduces the third and final film of the evening, Phantom Ship. This early Hammer Film production released in 1935 stars Bela Lugosi, Shirley Grey and Arthur Margetson. [S]
03:00 Phantom Ship 1935. Mystery. Directed by Denison Clift. Stars Bela Lugosi, Shirley Grey & Arthur Margetson. During a terrible storm, the crew of a ship realise a murderer is among them, killing them one by one. [S]
04:15 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro After an exciting night of horror fare, it's time to close up. Caroline Munro gives a preview of an eclectic threesome of films for next week. [S]
04:20 A Yank Comes Back 1948. Documentary. Directed by Colin Dean. Stars Burgess Meredith, Elwyn Brook-Jones & Richard George. Short film looking at life in early post-war Britain, including a cameo from Paulette Goddard.
05:00 Stagecoach West Fort Wyatt Crossing. Western with Wayne Rogers & Robert Bray, who run a stagecoach line in the Old West where they come across a wide variety of killers, robbers and ladies in distress. [S]
06:00 Burke's Law 1963. Who Killed Sweet Betsy? Directed by Hy Averback. Stars Gene Barry, Gary Conway & Regis Toomey. One of a set of identical sisters with odd personalities is poisoned with cyanide.
07:00 D.O.A. (1949) 1949. Mystery. Directed by Rudolph Maté. Stars Edmond O'Brien, Pamela Britton & Luther Adler. An accountant learns that he has been poisoned, with only a few days to live, he hunts down his enemy. [S]
08:40 Profile 1954. Drama. Director Francis Searle and starring John Bentley, Kathleen Byron and Thea Gregory. The editor of a magazine is keen on the boss's daughter but her mother is keen on him. [S]
10:00 Together 1980. Stars Margaretta Scott, Raymond Francis, Sarah Greene, John Burgess, Kathleen Byron. Good news Daphne's friend, the Doctor has got a place at Rutherford court.
10:35 Home For Christmas Director Peter McCubbin. With Mickey Rooney, Simon Richards, Lesley Kelly & Chantellese Kent. A bond of friendship grows between a homeless man and a little girl who wants a grandfather. [S]
12:35 Every Day Except Christmas (1957) A study of working class life, but with an affectionate appreciation of the hard-working Covent Garden market porters. Created with Walter Lassally's virtuoso 35mm cinematography.
13:20 The Devil's Disciple 1959. Comedy. Directed by Guy Hamilton. Stars Burt Lancaster, Kirk Douglas & Laurence Olivier. A case of mistaken identity leads an outcast and a local minister to discover their true vocations. [S]
15:00 Saddle Up! Embrace another warm western welcome from James Stephens as he returns with more western films. We start with The Tall Men, a 1955 feature starring Clark Gable and Robert Ryan on an epic journey. [S]
15:05 The Tall Men 1955. Western. Directed by Raoul Walsh. Stars Clark Gable, Jane Russell & Robert Ryan. Two brothers and their pompous employer make an arduous journey across the frontier driving a herd of cattle. [S]
17:35 Saddle Up! We return to Arizona for another adventure with Johnny Ringo as James Stephens introduces the next episode of this exciting western series. [S]
17:40 Johnny Ringo A Killing For Cully. Directed by Aaron Spelling and starring Don Durant and Mark Goddard. Cully kills a drunken rancher who threatened him in a saloon and is stricken with remorse. [S]
18:10 For the Love of Ada ... Special With Ada. Starring Irene Handl, Wilfred Pickles & Barbara Mitchell. A Christmas special of the gentle 70s sitcom about Ada and Walter, who find love. [S]
18:55 Maigret A Crime For Christmas. 1961. Stars Rupert Davies, Heather Chasen & Barry Foster. Father Christmas displays a strange interest in the floorboards when visiting the house across from the Maigret's. [S]
20:00 Public Eye 1972.Mystery Drama.Horse and Carriage.Stars Alfred Burke, Pat Heywood & Tony Melody.Marker finds the season of goodwill a little hard to bear when a husband hires Marker to investigate his wife.
21:05 A Ghost Story for Christmas The Ash Tree. 1975. Stars Edward Petherbridge, Barbara Ewing & Lalla Ward. A nobleman who refuses to believe in superstition inherits a stately home overshadowed by a tree hiding an ancient curse. [S]
21:45 The Informers 1963. Drama. Director: Ken Annakin. Stars Nigel Patrick, Margaret Whiting & Katherine Woodville. Bank robbers try to compromise a Scotland Yard investigation into a string of robberies. [S]
23:50 Cry Of The Banshee 1970. Horror. Directed by Gordon Hessler. Stars Vincent Price, Essy Persson & Hilary Heath. A corrupt English magistrate plans to rid the countryside of witches but runs afoul of a vengeful witch. [S]
Thursday 21st December

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Thursday 21st December

Time Programme Synopsis
01:35 Moving With The Times Made in 1957, an astonishing look at British industries and factories, starting with London Airport then on to well-known brands of the time around the country - from making alarm clocks to cars.
02:00 The Main Chance The Best Legal System in the World. 1970. Director: Christopher Hudson. Starring: Peter Bowles & Paul Massie. David faces two cases involving powerful men who seek to control those around them.
03:00 It Happened Tomorrow 1944. Fantasy. Directed by René Clair. Stars Dick Powell, Linda Darnell & Jack Oakie. A young reporter discovers he can attain the next day's news, but will this bring fortune or trouble? [S]
04:45 Open All Night Drama. 1934. Director: George Pearson. Stars: Leslie Perrins, Frank Vosper. Anton is an exiled Russian grand-duke but works as a night manager in a hotel with tragic consequences. [S]
06:00 The Larkins Darts and Flowers. 1963. Stars Peggy Mount, Victor Maddern & Edward Malin. Alf arranges a friendly darts match, but he's forgotten that it's on the same day as his wedding anniversary. [S]
06:40 Undercover Girl 1958. Crime Drama. A reporter on the verge of exposing a drugs ring is killed before he can write the story. Stars Paul Carpenter and Jackie Collins. [S]
08:00 The Rogues Mr White's Christmas. 1965. Gig Young, David Niven and Charles Boyer are The Rogues, members of two related families of international forgers and conmen. [S]
09:00 Law Of The Plainsman 1960. Appointment In Santa Fe. Stars Michael Ansara, Dayton Lummis & John Anderson. Sam finds himself in the midst of a mess when a bounty hunting lawman arrives in Santa Fe. [S]
09:30 The Frightened Man 1952. Crime Drama. Directed by John Gilling. Starring Dermot Walsh, Barbara Murray & Thora Hird. Julius (Walsh) is sent down from Oxford to join a gang of jewel thieves who plan a foolhardy raid. [S]
10:55 Men In War 1957. War. Director: Anthony Mann. Stars Robert Ryan, Robert Keith, Aldo Ray & Vic Morrow. During the Korean War, Lt. Benson and his troops find a colonel experiencing psychological combat trauma. [S]
13:00 The Terror (1938) 1938. Drama. Director: Richard Bird. Stars: Wilfrid Lawson, Richard Murdoch, Bernard Lee, Alastair Sims. No-one among the guests at Monk's Hall Priory suspects that The Terror is in their midst... [S]
14:30 Crown Court Credibility Gap - Part 2. 1973. Stars Richard Leech, Windsor Davies & John Flanagan. The Managing Director of Porton Construction attempts to defend the high mortality rate at his firm. [S]
15:00 Melvyn's Talking Pictures Melvyn Hayes introduces another fantastic film from the 1930s, this time set in the world of brewing. Step back in time with Cheer Boys Cheer from 1939, starring Nova Pilbeam & Jimmy O'Dea. [S]
15:10 Cheer Boys Cheer 1939. Comedy. Directed by Walter Forde. Stars Nova Pilbeam, Edmund Gwenn & Jimmy O'Dea. The amusing story of two rival breweries, where a family run business is threatened by a larger rival. [S]
16:55 Melvyn's Talking Pictures After an afternoon of fun and laughter, Melvyn gives us a peek at next week's thrilling comedic murder mystery. [S]
17:05 Beyond Christmas 1940. Drama. Director: A Edward Sutherland. Stars Harry Carey, C. Aubrey Smith & Charles Winninger. The ghosts of three victims of an airplane crash return to Earth to help reunite a young couple. [S]
18:40 Man From Tangier 1957. Drama. Director: Lance Comfort. Stars Robert Hutton, Lisa Gastoni & Martin Benson. Chuck Collins finds himself involved in a passport and forgery racket, just through taking the wrong coat! [S]
20:00 Danger UXB The Silver Lining. 1979 Stars Anthony Andrews, Judy Geeson & Geraldine Gardner. The men of 347 section have their skills put to the test as they attempt to defuse a bomb in a Soho nightclub.
21:00 Rumpole of the Bailey Rumpole and Portia. Stars: Leo McKern, Marion Mathie, Patricia Hodge. Rumpole defends a scrap dealer accused of selling arms to terrorists.
22:05 A Ghost Story for Christmas The Treasure of Abbot Thomas. 1974. Stars Sheila Dunn, Anne Blake & Frank Mills. A historian finds a clue to the whereabouts of hidden treasure, only to find it protected by an ancient guardian. [S]
23:00 Mademoiselle 1966. Drama. Directed by Tony Richardson. Stars Jeanne Moreau, Ettore Manni & Keith Skinner. A schoolteacher channels her repressed passion into secret acts of violence and destruction. [S]
Friday 22nd December

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Friday 22nd December

Time Programme Synopsis
01:05 Mods and Rockers 1965. Director: Kenneth Hume. Stars Peter Cazalet, Hazel Merry, Oliver Symons & Mick Fleetwood. Tensions erupt at a dance party when a Mod girl gets involved with a Rocker boy. Music from The Beatles.
01:35 The Driving Force in 1966 1966. Directed by James Ritchie & Ronald Craigen. Short film focusing on the vast modernisation programme under which the changeover from steam to diesel and electric traction was achieved.
02:00 The Main Chance The Piper Calls the Tune. 1970. Director: Christopher Hudson. Starring: John Stride, Anna Palk & John Arnatt. David and Margaret act for the opposing sides in a dramatic story of greed & corruption.
03:00 Talking Pictures with Margi Clarke In this exclusive interview filmed at The Plaza, Liverpool, Mike Read sits down with Margi Clarke to talk about her fantastic career as an actress and presenter.
03:30 Blonde Fist 1991. Drama. Director: Frank Clarke. Stars Margi Clarke, Carroll Baker & Ken Hutchison. Ronnie flees domestic life to find her father in New York and ends up boxing to make ends meet. [S]
05:30 Christmas Is a Legal Holiday 1962 Drama. Directed by Robert Ellis Miller. Mr Jones (James Whitmore), a lawyer who pursues the case of the underdog with determination and his own style. Barbara Bain, Don Beddoe & Hope Cameron.
06:00 Tiger By The Tail 1955. Drama. Director: John Gilling. John Desmond, (Larry Parks) meets a mysterious woman (Lisa Daniely) who turns out to be part of a counterfeit ring. Desmond is caught up in the whole affair. [S]
07:40 To Dorothy A Son 1954. Comedy. Director Muriel Box. Starring John Gregson, Shelley Winters & Peggy Cummins. Myrtle stands to inherit $2,000,000 if her ex doesn't have any male heirs, if he does, he gets the cash. [S]
09:20 The Gentleman Bandit 1981. Crime drama directed by Jonathan Kaplan. Based on the real-life ordeal of Baltimore priest Bernard Pagano who was arrested for a series of hold-ups. [S]
11:20 Who Killed the Cat? 1966. Drama. Directed by Montgomery Tully. Stars: Mary Merrall, Ellen Pollock, Mervyn Johns. A widow persecutes three old ladies, but fate takes its revenge. [S]
13:05 The Quiet Woman 1951. Crime drama directed By John Gilling and starring Derek Bond, Jane Hylton and Dora Bryan. A proprietress of a country inn becomes involved with smugglers. [S]
14:30 Crown Court Credibility Gap - Part 3. 1973. Stars Windsor Davies, Charlotte Howard & Dorothy Vernon. As the final witnesses take to the stand, will the construction company be found guilty of causing injury? [S]
15:00 In Suspicious Circumstances Ring of Truth - The Golden Goose. 1996. Stars Julia Farino & Paul Shelley. A look at the case of a man haunted by crimes of the past and the story of a captain of industry who knows too much. [S]
16:05 Look At Life 1961. An interesting look at the many and varied do-it-yourself jobs going on all over Britain.
16:15 Scrooge (1935) 1935. Family. Ebenezer Scrooge (Seymour Hicks) is persuaded to change his ways one Christmas by visitations from the ghosts of Christmas past, present and yet-to-come. Also stars Donald Calthrop. [S]
17:50 What's On TPTV With Noel Founder of Talking Pictures TV and one half of the Footage Detectives, Noel Cronin, shares shows and films not be missed throughout December. [S]
18:00 Worzel Gummidge The Crowman. 1979. Stars Jon Pertwee, Geoffrey Bayldon & Joan Sims. A lonely Worzel begs his creator, the Crowman, to make him a handsome head so he can get a wife, but will his plan work? [S]
18:30 Oliver Twist 1948. Drama. Directed by David Lean. Stars John Howard Davies, Alec Guinness, Robert Newton & Kay Walsh. An orphaned boy in London joins a household of boys trained to steal for their master. [S]
20:50 Look At Life 1964. Filmed in Sarawak, we take a look at Britain's trouble shooters - the Royal Marines.
21:00 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro Caroline Munro presents more fine offerings tonight. First up, is the Hammer horror The Revenge of Frankenstein. This 1958 feature, a follow up to The Curse of Frankenstein, stars Peter Cushing. [S]
21:05 The Revenge of Frankenstein 1958. Horror. Directed by Terence Fisher. Stars Peter Cushing, Francis Matthews & Eunice Grayson. Baron Frankenstein escapes execution and rekindles his controversial experiments to create life. [S]
22:55 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro Just to scare you a little bit more, Caroline Munro introduces the 1970 thriller Fragment of Fear. David Hemmings stars as a man overcoming addiction who is determined to find his aunt's murderer. [S]
23:00 Fragment of Fear 1970. Thriller. Director: Richard C. Sarafian. Stars David Hemmings, Flora Robson & Wilfrid Hyde-White. A reformed drug-addict turned successful author investigates his aunt's murder in Pompeii. [S]
Saturday 23rd December

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Saturday 23rd December

Time Programme Synopsis
00:50 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro After an evening of twists and turns and creepy experiments, Caroline Munro takes a look at next week's perfectly frightening films. [S]
00:55 Hands of a Stranger 1962. Horror. Director: Newt Arnold. Stars Paul Lukather, Joan Harvey & James Noah. After losing his hands in an accident, a concert pianist is given a hand transplant with deadly consequences. [S]
02:35 The Man with the Golden Arm 1955. Drama. Directed by Otto Preminger. Stars Frank Sinatra, Kim Novak & Eleanor Parker. The story of a recovering drug addict who must battle to stay clean after being released from prison. [S]
05:00 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)
06:00 Come Back Peter 1952. Comedy. Director: Charles Saunders. Stars Patrick Holt, Peter Hammond, Humphrey Lestocq & Kathleen Boutall. Pandemonium is created in a home when various relatives come to stay. [S]
07:40 Murder at the Windmill 1949. Crime Drama. Directed by Val Guest. Stars Garry Marsh, Jack Livesey & Jon Pertwee. Two London detectives order the repeat of a stage show after a spectator is shot during a performance. [S]
Saturday Morning Pictures
09:00 Larry the Lamb 1973. The Extraordinary Affair of Ernest the Policeman. Whilst helping Larry track down fairies, Ernest mysteriously disappears. [S]
09:15 The Adventures of Robin Hood Food for Thought. 1957. Stars Richard Greene, John Sharplin & Patrick Troughton. A pair of villagers go to Robin's camp with news of an oppressive tax recently imposed by the greedy Count Olivier. [S]
09:45 John and Julie 1955. Comedy. Director William Fairchild. Stars Colin Gibson, Lesley Dudley, Noelle Middleton, Sid James & Peter Sellers. Two children sneak to London so they can watch the Queen's coronation. [S]
11:20 12 days of Christmas Charming 1950s animation of the 12 days of Christmas. First aired in 1956 on Christmas eve. [S]
11:30 The Buccaneers Indian Fighters. 1957. Stars Robert Shaw, Ronan O’Casey & Jane Griffiths. Tempest returns a famous Indian fighter to his hometown. Instead of a hero’s welcome, the fighter is charged with treason. [S]
12:00 Strange Invaders 1983. Sci-fi. Directed by Michael Laughlin. Stars Paul Le Mat, Nancy Allen & Diana Scarwid. A professor travels to a strange town to investigate the mysterious disappearance of his ex-wife.
13:50 Look At Life ... Loud. 1964. A fascinating survey of the advertising industry, with a focus on how it works and what it does.
14:00 The Outer Limits The Brain of Colonel Barham. 1965. Stars Grant Williams, Elizabeth Perry & Anthony Eisley. A dying astronaut volunteers his brain to be used in a robot probe being prepared to explore Mars. [S]
15:00 Fireball XL-5 Space Vacation. 1963. Stars David Graham, Sylvia Anderson & Paul Maxwell. Steve and his crew arrive on the planet Olympus for a holiday, where they become caught up in a deadly planetary feud.
15:35 Stagecoach West Three Wise Men. Western with Wayne Rogers & Robert Bray. A young man is told he has less than a year to live and is determined to spend Christmas with his wife and kids. [S]
16:35 BFI: The Christmas Tree 1966. Family. Starring Brian Blessed, William Burleigh, Anthony Honour & Kate Nicholls. Gary determines to get a tree for children who will be in hospital for Christmas. Directed by Jim Clark. [S]
17:45 Vengeance of She 1968. Fantasy. Directed by Cliff Owen. Stars John Richardson, Olga Schoberová & Edward Judd. A young girl is drawn to the ancient city of Kuma to succeed the lost former ruler Ayesha as empress. [S]
19:50 Look At Life 1961. A look into the business of Christmas and the individuals who spend most of the year contributing to the festivities.
20:00 Maigret Seven Little Crosses. 1962. Stars Rupert Davies, Alfred Burke & James Maxwell. The young son of a murder suspect leads the police on a clever trail. Is he purposely hindering or helping the case? [S]
21:00 The Gold Robbers Account Rendered. 1969. Stars Peter Vaughan, Bernard Hepton & Daphne Slater. A brilliant accountant and paymaster to the gold robbers becomes desperate when violence enters his safe, family life. [S]
22:05 A Ghost Story for Christmas Stigma. 1977. Stars Kate Binchy, Peter Bowles & Jon Laurimore. A family move into a remote country house on the edge of a stone circle and accidently unleash an ancient curse after moving a stone. [S]
22:45 Night of the Eagle 1962. Horror. Director: Sidney Hayers. Stars Peter Wyngarde, Janet Blair & Margaret Johnston. A woman, who may be a witch, defends her husband from forces attempting to harm him. [S]
Sunday 24th December

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Sunday 24th December

Time Programme Synopsis
00:30 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. Stars Nicole Maurey, Howard Keel, Janette Scott & Kieron Moore. [S]
02:30 These Thousand Hills 1959. Western. Director: Richard Fleischer. Stars Don Murray, Richard Egan & Lee Remick. An ambitious cowboy will stop at nothing to get what he wants, including using the affections of two women. [S]
04:30 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. [S]
06:00 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. [S]
07:15 Runaround 1979. Classic children's gameshow. Hosted by Mike Reid and featuring Barbara Dickson.
07:45 Son of Monte Christo 1940. Action. Director: Rowland V. Lee. Louis Hayward, George Sanders, Joan Bennett. Rightful owner of the kingdom, the Duchess of Zona, is engaged in a power struggle with the evil General Gurko. [S]
09:40 Christmas Eve with Tom Baker 1993. Tom Baker introduces a Dickens theme into the service from St Andrews United Reform Church in Eastbourne. [S]
10:50 When The Legends Die 1972. Western. Directed by Stuart Miller. Stars Richard Widmark, Fredric Forrest & Luana Anders. An aging cowboy takes an orphaned boy under his wing to teach him the ways of the rodeo. [S]
12:55 Worzel Gummidge A Cup O' Tea an' a Slice O' Cake. 1980. Stars John Pertwee, Billy Connolly & Barbara Windsor. Worzel looks destined to spend Christmas alone when the Crowman bans him from the Scarecrow Ball. [S]
14:00 The Adventures of Robin Hood The Borrowed Baby. 1957. Stars Richard Greene, Bernadette O'Farrell & Sylvia Kay. The Sheriff plots to arrest Maid Marian for assisting Robin and the outlaws, using a stolen baby as bait. [S]
14:30 The Larkins Christmas with the Larkins. 1958. Stars David Kossoff, Peggy Mount & Ruth Trouncer. Ada invites a miserable man to spend Christmas with the family and Alf tries to defrost a meagre frozen turkey. [S]
15:10 Night Before Christmas A beautiful adaptation of the famous poem, with a mixture of animation and live action made in 1946. [S]
15:20 Christmas Lights 2004. Comedy Drama. Directed by Paul Seed. Stars Robson Green, Mark Benton & Nicola Stephenson. Two lifelong friends forget what Christmas is really about when they take rivalries to the extreme. [S]
16:50 Look At Life 1961. A look into the business of Christmas and the individuals who spend most of the year contributing to the festivities.
17:00 The Footage Detectives Join us on a journey of Christmas's past! There's a festive Tommy Steel reel, we look at Christmas presents from times gone by, Christmas parties and a reel with great Christmas shopping advice. [S]
18:00 Tell Me Another General Stories 3. 1976. Personal anecdotes as told to Dick Hills. This episode stars Clive Dunn, Liza Goddard, Humphrey Lyttleton, Marjorie Proops, Mike Reid & Terry Scott. [S]
18:30 Landfall 1949. War. Director: Ken Annakin. Stars Michael Denison, Patricia Plunkett & Kathleen Harrison. At Coastal Command in Southern England, an RAF pilot is suspended after sinking a British sub. [S]
20:15 A Lifetime Ago with The Baim Collection ... Baim Collection. Richard Jeffs, the Curator of The Baim Collection, talks us through the history & legacy of the collection and how Harold Baim became the Quota Quickie king.
20:20 Big City (London 1963) 1963. A glimpse of London 60 years ago, with a look at the two-way traffic in New Bond Street, crowded Fleet Street, St Paul's Cathedral, and a peek at the Park Lane Hilton hotel being built.
20:50 Look At Life ... Tie. 1962. A brilliant visit to three of the most famous public schools, showing their background and prospects for the future.
21:00 Manhunt A Different Kind of War. 1970. Stars Peter Barkworth, Moira Redmond & Julian Glover. Vincent, Nina and Jimmy arrive at the house of a pre-war friend of Vincent, but something doesn't seem right.. [S]
22:05 Sex (Re) Education Stars: Feodor Atkine, Sylwvie Granotier & Irene Jacob. Jacques suspects Rose of having a lover and sets out to expose her. Edouard detects a case of syphilis among the elderly. [S]
22:35 A Ghost Story for Christmas The Ice House. 1978. Stars John Stride, Elizabeth Romilly & Geoffrey Burridge. A recently divorced man seeks solace in a countryside retreat but does not find the comfort he was looking for. [S]
23:20 Love, Cheat and Steal 1993. Thriller. Director: William Curran. Stars John Lithgow, Eric Roberts & Madchen Amick. After leaving prison, a man infiltrates his ex-wife and her husband's lives with a plan for vengeance. [S]
Monday 25th December

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Monday 25th December

Time Programme Synopsis
01:15 Maigret A Crime For Christmas. 1961. Stars Rupert Davies, Heather Chasen & Barry Foster. Father Christmas displays a strange interest in the floorboards when visiting the house across from the Maigret's. [S]
02:15 The Main Chance A Man I Know to be Innocent. 1970. Director: Christopher Hudson. Starring: Margaret Ashcroft & John Wentworth. Margaret's belief is an attractive client's innocence, which brings surprising results.
03:15 The Heritage Chart Show with Mike Read A TOTP style TV Show for Heritage Artists based on the Heritage Chart which is voted on in over 80 countries. Songs you love from popular artists, live and on video with the odd interview.
04:15 The Oregon Trail 1959. Western Drama. Directed by Gene Fowler Jr. Stars Fred MacMurray, William Bishop & Nina Shipman. A newspaper reporter is sent to find out the truth about the settlers travelling to Oregon. [S]
06:00 Child of Bethlehem 1941. Director: Edwin Maxwell. Made by James K. Friedrich, a producer who specialised in Christian films. A beautiful film telling the story of the birth of Jesus and their flee from Herod into Egypt.
06:20 The Sandwich Man 1966. Comedy. Director: Robert Hartford-Davis. Stars Michael Bentine, Harry H Corbett & Norman Wisdom. A man with a sandwich-board goes around London meeting people from all walks of life. [S]
08:20 Christmas Carols in 1947 Glimpses: Join us in a Christmas Carol sing along filmed in 1947.
08:35 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. [S]
10:55 Christmas Wishes (1944) 1944. Charming Halas and Batchelor cartoon encouraging the public to 'post early for Christmas'.
11:00 Time To Remember Over By Christmas. 1959. Narrated by Sir Michael Redgrave. An overview of 1914; the rumblings of war become louder across Europe and the recruits leave to fight. [S]
11:30 Christmas in 1942 Charming footage of a traditional Christmas party in war time - where handmade paper hats are a must and everyone surprisingly gets a gift from Father Christmas.
11:35 BFI: The Christmas Tree 1966. Family. Starring Brian Blessed, William Burleigh, Anthony Honour & Kate Nicholls. Gary determines to get a tree for children who will be in hospital for Christmas. Directed by Jim Clark. [S]
12:45 The Christmas Truce of 1914 - Lest We Forget Lest We Forget. With Alan Forbes, we visit the site where late on Christmas Eve 1914, our boys heard German troops singing carols and on Christmas Day British and German soldiers met in no man's land.
13:00 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. [S]
15:00 The Saint Judith. 1963. Stars Roger Moore, Julie Christie & David Bauer. After a young woman backs her car into Simon's, he becomes involved in a surprising adventure and a sly attempt at fraud. [S]
16:00 What's On TPTV With Noel Founder of Talking Pictures TV and one half of the Footage Detectives, Noel Cronin, shares shows and films not be missed throughout the festive period. [S]
16:10 Scrooge: A Christmas Carol 1951. Drama. Director: Brian Desmond Hurst. Stars Alastair Sim, Jack Warner, Kathleen Harrison & Sir Michael Hordern. Christmas is not a time of celebration for the tight-fisted Ebenezer Scrooge. [S]
18:00 The Footage Detectives In this festive edition, Mike and Noel are joined by Sam Kydd's son Jonathan Kydd. They take a look at lost footage recovered by Sam, Christmas shorts and a lost film of Eartha Kitt is uncovered! [S]
19:00 The Trouble with Angels 1966. Comedy. Directed by Ida Lupino. Stars Rosalind Russell, Hayley Mills & Binnie Barnes. A pair of young troublemakers are assigned to a convent school and keep the Reverend Mother on her toes.
21:15 A Ghost Story for Christmas Whistle and I'll Come to You. 2010. Stars John Hurt, Gemma Jones & Lesley Sharp. A lonely retiree on a respite holiday encounters an apparition on a desolate beach, which then begins to haunt him. [S]
22:25 Ten Little Indians 1965. Mystery. Directed by George Pollock. Stars Hugh O'Brian and Shirley Eaton. Film version of Agatha Christie's novel. Strangers invited to a party at a mansion each expecting entertainment. [S]
Tueday 26th December

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Tuesday 26th December

Time Programme Synopsis
00:15 Christmas Lights 2004. Comedy Drama. Directed by Paul Seed. Stars Robson Green, Mark Benton & Nicola Stephenson. Two lifelong friends forget what Christmas is really about when they take rivalries to the extreme. [S]
01:45 1942 Christmas Cartoon 1942. A young family has no Christmas gifts, so they decide to set up the projector and watch the cartoon 'Toyland'. Made in 1932. Then some Christmas magic happens! [S]
02:00 Maigret Night at the Crossroads. 1992. Stars Bruno Cremer, Sunnyi Melles & Johan Leysen. Maigret investigates a murder at a crossroads, where everyone appears to have something to hide. [S]
03:50 Christmas In Britain Join the festive cheer all over the country in this short film showing how Christmases past were celebrated in London the great British countryside & a traditional British home.
04:00 Justice To Help an Old School Friend. 1971. Stars Margaret Lockwood, Roger Livesey & Joan Haythorne. Harriet risks losing her job when trying to establish a case for the mother of a murdered physicist.
05:00 Monty Nash The Ambassador's Daughter. 1971. Stars Harry Guardino, Armand Alzamora & Carmen Argenziano. Monty Nash, an undercover investigator is called in whenever the nation's security is in question.
05:30 The Christmas Spirit 1956. Stars Tudor Owen & Stephen Wooton. A heartwarming story about two boys who want ponies for Christmas and the sacrifice the boys are willing to make, as their family can only afford one.
06:00 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. [S]
07:20 The Great Rupert 1950. Family Comedy. Directed by Irving Pichel. Stars Jimmy Durante, Terry Moore & Tom Drake. A little dancing squirrel with lots of charm helps two families overcome their obstacles.
09:10 Made for Each Other 1939. Drama. Directed by John Cromwell. Stars Carole Lombard, James Stewart & Charles Coburn. After a whirlwind courtship, a young lawyer and his new wife's love is put to the test. [S]
11:00 Sparrows Can't Sing 1963. Comedy. Director: Joan Littlewood. Stars James Booth, Barbara Windsor & Roy Kinnear. Charlie returns to the East End after two years at sea to find his house demolished and wife Maggie gone. [S]
12:50 Adventures of Robinson Crusoe 1954. Adventure. Directed by Luis Bunuel. Stars Dan O'Herlihy, Jaime Fernández & Felipe de Alba. The classical story of Robinson Crusoe, a man who is stranded on a desert island after a shipwreck. [S]
14:40 Worzel Gummidge A Cup O' Tea an' a Slice O' Cake. 1980. Stars John Pertwee, Billy Connolly & Barbara Windsor. Worzel looks destined to spend Christmas alone when the Crowman bans him from the Scarecrow Ball. [S]
15:45 Champions 1984. Drama. Directed by John Irvin. Stars John Hurt, Edward Woodward & Gregory Jones. The story of Bob Champion, a steeplechase jockey who was diagnosed with cancer at the height of his career.
18:00 The Black Arrow Plot and Counterplot. 1974. Stars William Squire, Simon Cuff & Eddie Byrne. Sir Richard is nearly killed by one of his men. Meanwhile, a huge battle ensues at Lord Brock's castle. [S]
18:30 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)
19:05 The Four Just Men The Slaver. 1960. Stars Vittorio De Sica, Lisa Gastoni & Charles Gray. Ricco investigates a slave market based in Rome after a friend of Ryder's, who was due to testify against them, disappears. [S]
19:40 Dick Barton: Special Agent 1979. Writer: Clive Exton. Dick's Aunt (Stella Kemball) tells him that her house has vanished. Richard Marley reveals that Harold Jenkins (Peter Godfrey) has perfected his ultimate weapon.
19:55 Thunderbirds The Uninvited. 1965. Stars Shane Rimmer, Sylvia Anderson & David Graham. Scott is shot down over the desert by three mysterious aircraft. Scott survives, but the enemy doesn't give up that easily.
21:00 Cinebox Memories Take a step back in time and enjoy the hit 60s tune Runaround Sue by Dion.
21:05 Maigret Maigret Versus Mr Cavre. 1997. Stars Bruno Cremer, Nade Dieu & Jacques Boudet. Maigret travels to a small town in Belgium to help a friend whose brother-in-law has been accused of murder. [S]
22:55 A Ghost Story for Christmas The Stalls of Barchester. 1971. Stars Robert Hardy, Clive Swift & Thelma Barlow. A mysterious box in the old library of Barchester Cathedral reveals the strange story of a former archdeacon. [S]
23:55 Riddle Of The Sands 1978. Adventure. Director: Tony Maylam. Stars Michael York, Jenny Agutter & Simon MacCorkindale. Set in 1901, a pair of British yachtsmen discover a German plot to invade England.
Wednesday 27th December

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Wednesday 27th December

Time Programme Synopsis
01:55 Night Was Our Friend 1951. Crime Drama. Missing for two years, Martin (Michael Gough) returns home to his wife who is now with another man. Starring Elizabeth Sellars & Michael Gough. [S]
03:10 Two Flags West 1950. Western. Directed by Robert Wise. Stars Joseph Cotten, Linda Darnell & Jeff Chandler. Confederate soldiers, now prisoners of war, join forces with the Union soldiers to fight a common enemy. [S]
05:00 Stagecoach West A Place of Still Waters. Western with Wayne Rogers & Robert Bray, who run a stagecoach line in the Old West where they come across a wide variety of killers, robbers and ladies in distress. [S]
06:00 Burke's Law 1963. Who Killed Billy Jo? Directed by Hy Averback. Stars Gene Barry, Gary Conway & Regis Toomey. A recording star is murdered. Was the killer his agent, sister, music arranger, or someone else?
07:00 And The Same To You 1959. Comedy starring Sid James, Brian Rix, Leo Franklyn, Tommy Cooper and Vera Day. The boxing-mad nephew of a pious clergyman embarks on an elaborate plan to keep his boxing career a secret. [S]
08:25 Clash By Night 1963. Drama. Directed by Montgomery Tully. Starring Terence Longdon, Jennifer Jayne & Harry Fowler. A prison bus enroute to jail is hijacked by a gang determined to free their leader. [S]
10:00 Together 1980. Stars Christopher Burgess, Raymond Francis, Sarah Greene, John Burgess. A love triangle of sorts is developing between Martha, Elsie and new tenant Edward.
10:30 The Huggetts Abroad 1949. Comedy. Director: Ken Annakin. Stars Jack Warner, Kathleen Harrison & Dinah Sheridan. When Jimmy gets work in South Africa, the family decide to all go with Jimmy and travel there by truck. [S]
12:15 The Ghost of Rashmon Hall 1948. Horror. Directed by Denis Kavanagh. Stars Valentine Dyall, Anne Howard, Alec Faversham & Howard Douglas. A doctor is summoned to an old, dark manor to clear the house of evil spirits. [S]
13:20 Christmas Under The Sun Made in 1947. The joys of living in Australia at Christmas time. Cool drinks have taken the place of hot refreshments and much time is spent outdoors but the spirit of Christmas is unchanged!
13:40 The Flying Deuces 1939. Comedy. Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy join the foreign legion to get over Ollie's broken heart. [S]
15:00 Saddle Up! Join James Stephens on his journey to the old west. We start off with the first Spaghetti Western of the season, Take a Hard Ride. This fine film from 1975 stars Jim Brown and Lee van Cleef. [S]
15:05 Take a Hard Ride 1975. Western. Directed by Anthony Dawson. Stars Jim Brown, Lee Van Cleef & Fred Williamson. Two men embark on a perilous journey across the desert to deliver a large sum of money. [S]
17:10 Saddle Up! We're back in familiar territory now as we join our old friend Sheriff Johnny Ringo down in Arizona, as James Stephens introduces the next episode of this brilliant western series. [S]
17:15 Johnny Ringo The Hunters. Directed by Aaron Spelling and starring Don Durant and Mark Goddard. Ringo and Cully join a pair of guards from Yuma prison searching for three escaped convicts. [S]
17:45 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.
20:00 Public Eye 1973. Mystery Drama. A Family Affair. Stars Alfred Burke, Ralph Michael & Norman Henry. Marker is hired to find out if a woman put pressure on her deceased employer to leave her his entire wealth.
21:05 A Ghost Story for Christmas Number 13. 2006. Stars Greg Wise, Paul Freeman & David Burke. An Oxbridge academic settles into a hotel in a small city to conduct research but finds himself investigating the mysterious room 13. [S]
22:00 The Facts of Life 1961. Comedy. Directed by Melvin Frank. Stars Bob Hope, Lucille Ball & Ruth Hussey. When their spouses drop out of their holiday, Larry and Kitty must prepare for the worst: each other's company. [S]
Thursday 28th December

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Thursday 28th December

Time Programme Synopsis
00:05 Scrooge: A Christmas Carol 1951. Drama. Director: Brian Desmond Hurst. Stars Alastair Sim, Jack Warner, Kathleen Harrison & Sir Michael Hordern. Christmas is not a time of celebration for the tight-fisted Ebenezer Scrooge. [S]
01:55 Christmas 1945 1945. Short film of family celebrations over Christmas and New Year including traditional songs. A seasonal greeting from an unknown cinema to its patrons. [S]
02:00 The Main Chance A Vision of the Future. 1970. Director: Christopher Hudson. Starring: John Stride & Margaret Ashcroft. David represents a man attempting to thwart the tyrannical ambition of a local councillor.
03:00 Breakout (1997) 1997. Drama. Directed by Moira Armstrong. Stars Neil Dudgeon, Samantha Bond & Dermot Crawley. Scientists investigate a mysterious illness after it strikes down three people near a research site. [S]
04:50 Stagecoach West Never Walk Alone. Western with Wayne Rogers & Robert Bray, who run a stagecoach line in the Old West where they come across a wide variety of killers, robbers and ladies in distress. [S]
05:50 Look At Life 1961. An exciting look at the tough training of the Royal Marine Commandos - some of Britain's finest fighting men.
06:00 The Larkins Christmas with the Larkins. 1958. Stars David Kossoff, Peggy Mount & Ruth Trouncer. Ada invites a miserable man to spend Christmas with the family and Alf tries to defrost a meagre frozen turkey. [S]
06:40 Christmas Under Fire It's 1940 as the UK prepares for Christmas in this propaganda film intended for US audiences. It's a Christmas of holly & barbed wire yet the British are determined to make it as cheerful as possible.
06:55 Thunder Rock 1942. Supernatural drama starring Michael Redgrave, Barbara Mullen & James Mason. One of The Boulting Brothers' finest, a disillusioned writer becomes a lighthouse keeper living in solitude. [S]
09:00 Law Of The Plainsman 1960. The Gibbet. Stars Michael Ansara, Robert F. Simon & Mort Mills. Sam is sent to a neighbouring town where the citizens have taken the law into their own hands. [S]
09:30 Abandon Ship! 1957. Adventure. Directed by Richard Sale. Stars Tyrone Power, Mai Zetterling & Lloyd Nolan. After a luxury liner sinks, a group of survivors crowd into a small boat and must fight to stay alive. [S]
11:25 What's On TPTV With Noel Founder of Talking Pictures TV and one half of the Footage Detectives, Noel Cronin, shares shows and films not be missed throughout the festive period. [S]
11:35 The Undercover Man 1949. Crime Drama. Directed by Joseph H. Lewis. Stars Glenn Ford, Nina Foch & James Whitmore. Treasury Department agent Frank Warren pursues a ruthless mobster who owes millions in back taxes. [S]
13:15 Mr. Hulot's Holiday 1953. Comedy. Directed by and stars Jacques Tati. Features Nathalie Pascaud & Micheline Rolla. Monsieur Hulot seeks peace at a seaside resort but soon finds chaos following him wherever he goes.
15:00 Melvyn's Talking Pictures Melvyn Hayes is back with another rarely seen gem from the 1930s and introduces our first Hollywood film of the season, Trade Winds, a comedy mystery from 1938 bursting with star power. [S]
15:10 Trade Winds 1938. Drama. Directed by Tay Garnett. Stars Fredric March, Joan Bennett & Ralph Bellamy. A socialite is forced to go on the run after killing the man responsible for her sister's death. [S]
16:55 Melvyn's Talking Pictures Another fabulous film has come to an end but stay tuned as Melvyn introduces next week's laugh-out-loud comedy mystery. [S]
17:05 For the Love of Ada ... Special With Ada. Starring Irene Handl, Wilfred Pickles & Barbara Mitchell. A Christmas special of the gentle 70s sitcom about Ada and Walter, who find love. [S]
17:50 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. [S]
20:00 Danger UXB The Quiet Weekend. 1979. Stars Anthony Andrews, Judy Geeson & Iain Cuthbertson. Brian has been given time off, his plans to sleep are drastically changed when Susan seeks him out.
21:00 Rumpole of the Bailey Rumpole and the Quality of Life. Stars: Leo McKern, Julian Curry, Peter Blythe. Rumpole defends Lady Perdita Derwent, charged with the murder of her elderly husband.
22:10 Bagdad Café 1987. Comedy. Director: Percy Adlon. Stars Marianne Sägebrecht, CCH Pounder & Jack Palance. A Bavarian woman, abandoned by her husband in the desert, finds an unexpected oasis at the Bagdad Café.
Friday 29th December

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Friday 29th December

Time Programme Synopsis
00:20 The Gamma People 1956. Sci-fi. Directed by John Gilling. Stars Paul Douglas, Eva Bartok & Leslie Phillips. Two journalists become stranded in an isolated country where scientists conduct experiments on the locals.
02:00 The Main Chance The Lady who went too far. 1970. Director: John Frankau. Starring: John Stride, Joan Greenwood & Anna Palk. David must resolve a number of delicate issues, both personal and professional.
03:00 The Story of Shirley Yorke 1948. Drama. Director: Maclean Rogers. Stars Dinah Sheridan, Derek Farr & John Robinson. Nurse Yorke assists her boss, Dr Napier, who is effecting a new treatment on the ailing wife of a Lord. [S]
04:50 Stagecoach West The Big Gun. Wayne Rogers & Robert Bray run a stagecoach line in the Old West, where they come across a wide variety of killers, robbers and ladies in distress. [S]
05:50 Look At Life 1960. A look at English folk dancing, including the Hobby Horse Dance and the Furry Dance.
06:00 Three Witnesses 1935. Drama. Directed by Leslie Hiscott. Starring Henry Kendall, Garry Marsh & Geraldine Fitzgerald. Murder mystery within a firm of contractors, following a takeover bid. [S]
07:20 Witness In The Dark 1959. Drama. A burglar murders an old woman but a blind girl 'witnesses' the robber as he flees. Stars Patricia Dainton, Conrad Phillips, Nigel Green & Richard O'Sullivan. [S]
08:35 Echo Of Diana 1963. Joan is distraught at the death of her husband in a plane crash but all is not what it seems. Stars: Vincent Ball & Betty McDowall. [S]
09:50 The Calendar 1948. Drama. Directed by Arthur Crabtree. Stars Greta Gynt, John McCallum & Raymond Lovell. A racehorse owner becomes involved in a scandal after losing his money and his fiancée. [S]
11:25 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. [S]
13:25 The Bigamist 1953. Drama. Directed by Ida Lupino. Stars Joan Fontaine, Ida Lupino & Edmund Gwenn. A man secretly married to two women begins to feel the pressure of his deception. [S]
15:00 In Suspicious Circumstances Who's Sorry Now? - The Woman in Grey. 1996. Stars Jane Danson, Matilda Ziegler & Mark Arden. A focus on the poisoning of an abusive husband and a woman scorned, but was she capable of murder? [S]
16:05 Together Forever A review of the lives and careers of Nanette Newman and Bryan Forbes, a remarkable couple who were at the heart of British film for over four decades. Narrated by Sir Derek Jacobi. [S]
17:40 What's On TPTV With Noel Founder of Talking Pictures TV and one half of the Footage Detectives, Noel Cronin, shares shows and films not be missed throughout the festive period. [S]
17:50 Look At Life ... Work. 1964. Let's take to the air in planes and helicopters with a look at the increasing number in Britain's airspace; including a glimpse of the businessmen, jockeys, and models taking off!
18:00 Worzel Gummidge A Little Learning. 1979. Stars Jon Pertwee, Charlotte Coleman & Jeremy Austin. Worzel turns the farm upside down in a search for his misplaced turnip head which makes him very clever. [S]
18:30 The 39 Steps 1959. Thriller. Directed by Ralph Thomas. Stars Kenneth More, Taina Elg & Brenda de Banzie. A diplomat is inadvertently involved in the death of a spy, fleeing to Scotland to search for clues. [S]
20:25 UK Swings Again 1964. In this follow up to Swinging UK, three disc jockeys introduce more brilliant artists from the 60s, including The Applejacks, Lulu and the Luvvers, The Swinging Blue Jeans and The Animals.
21:00 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro Caroline Munro is back in The Cellar Club with two more terrifying films. Terry O'Quinn returns in the title role of the 1989 horror Stepfather II, our first film of the night. [S]
21:05 The Stepfather II 1989. Horror. Directed by Jeff Burr. Stars Terry O'Quinn, Meg Foster & Caroline Williams. After escaping an insane asylum, Jerry finds his way to another town and sets his sights on a new target. [S]
22:50 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro From one intense family situation to another, we continue the night with 1960s Thirteen Ghosts, from the king of schlock horror, William Castle. [S]
22:55 13 Ghosts 1960. Horror. Directed by William Castle. Stars Charles Herbert, Jo Morrow & Martin Milner. A family inherits a ramshackle mansion filled with twelve ghosts looking to extend their family unit. [S]
Saturday 30th December

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Saturday 30th December

Time Programme Synopsis
00:35 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro Caroline Munro closes the night with a presentation of the two brilliant films not to be missed next week. [S]
00:40 Danger Route 1968. Action. Director: Seth Holt. Stars Richard Johnson, Carol Lynley & Barbara Bouchet. A secret agent is ordered to kill a Soviet scientist defector, but this simple mission turns complicated. [S]
02:30 The Challenge 1960. Crime noir directed by John Gilling and stars Anthony Quayle, Carl Mohner and Jayne Mansfield, who makes a departure from her usual roles, as tough girl Billy in this dark crime story. [S]
04:25 One Step Beyond Front Runner. 1959. Starring: John Newland, Ben Cooper & Walter Burke. Two rival jockeys compete for the top spot, but will an unexpected brush with the supernatural give one of them the edge? [S]
05:00 Saints & Sinners 1965. Daddy's Girl. Human stories uncovered by the reporters of the New York City 'Record' newspaper. (S1, E8)
06:00 Stranger From Venus 1954. Sci-fi. Directed by Burt Balaban. A beautifully-crafted tale. A woman (Patricia Neal) meets a man (Dantine) from Venus with no pulse to warn Earth about the atom. Also starring Derek Bond. [S]
07:35 Look At Life 1961. A look at the activities of the Salvation Army and how it has adjusted to the different needs of society.
07:45 Delayed Flight 1964. Thriller. Directed by Tony Young & Michael Luckwell. Stars Neal Arden, Jessie Barclay & Helen Cherry. Two airplane passengers take on the mission of a secret agent after he is murdered. [S]
Saturday Morning Pictures
09:00 Larry the Lamb 1973. A Portrait of the Mayor. Things go wrong when Larry tries to take credit for painting the mayors portrait. [S]
09:15 The Adventures of Robin Hood Too Many Earls. 1957. Stars Richard Greene, Nigel Davenport & Peter Welch. With the outlaws desperately in need of money, Marian hatches a scheme involving her uncle and an archery tournament. [S]
09:45 Tarzan and the Trappers 1960. Adventure. Directed by Charles F. Haas & Sandy Howard. Stars Gordon Scott, Eve Brent & Rickie Sorensen. Tarzan must fight off the vengeful brother of a ruthless hunter he defeated. [S]
11:00 The Cisco Kid Boomerang. 1951. Starring Duncan Renaldo & Leo Carrillo. Cisco and Poncho are being impersonated by two bandits who have committed robbery and murder, so they must prove their innocence. [S]
11:30 The Buccaneers Mistress Higgins' Treasure. 1957. Stars Robert Shaw, Adrienne Corri & Edwin Richfield. Whilst smuggling tools to desperate farmers, Dan meets a mysterious woman at sea who has a tale to tell. [S]
12:00 Menace from Outer Space 1956. Sci-fi. Directed by Hollingsworth Morse. Stars Richard Crane, Scotty Beckett & Sally Mansfield. When an alien missile strikes Earth, Rocky Jones takes a crew into space to find the source.
13:40 What's On TPTV With Noel Founder of Talking Pictures TV and one half of the Footage Detectives, Noel Cronin, shares shows and films not be missed throughout the festive period. [S]
13:50 Look At Life 1960. A look cinema and its evolution regarding comfort and the different types of films that draw audiences in.
14:00 The Outer Limits The Premonition. 1965. Stars Dewey Martin, Mary Murphy & Emma Tyson. A couple are thrown into another dimension after simultaneous accidents and find themselves stranded in a time-frozen limbo. [S]
15:00 Fireball XL-5 Flight to Danger. 1963. Stars David Graham, John Bluthal & Paul Maxwell. To win his astronaut wings Lt. Ninety must complete a solo orbit of the moon, but disaster strikes when his ship catches fire.
15:35 Journey to the Center of the Earth (1988) 1988. Fantasy. Directed by Rusty Lemorande. Stars Nicola Cowper, Ilan Mitchell-Smith & Paul Carafotes. While exploring a Hawaiian cave, a group of youngsters discover the lost city of Atlantis.
17:15 Holiday All The Way A charming travelogue of coach tours available throughout the UK and on the continent in the 50s/60s.
17:45 Man In The Iron Mask 1977. Adventure. Director: Mike Newell. Stars Richard Chamberlain & Patrick McGoohan. D'Artagnan and the musketeers plot to replace the hated King Louis XIV with his imprisoned twin brother.
19:50 Stars We Have Lost 2023 2023. A time of reflection and remembrance, as we look at of some of the stars we have sadly lost during the last year.
20:00 Maigret The Trap. 1962. Stars Rupert Davies, Sonia Dresdel & Jacqueline Hill. Maigret creates a trap to capture a serial killer who is targeting women in the streets of Montmartre. [S]
21:05 The Gold Robbers The Cover Plan. 1969. Stars Peter Vaughan, Frederick Bartman & Patrick Allen. A mercenary tries to smuggle a woman out of the country, but Cradock is interested in his connection to the robbery. [S]
22:10 King Kong 2 1986. Action. Director: John Guillermin. Stars Brian Kerwin, Linda Hamilton & Peter Elliott. Years after his fall from a skyscraper, King Kong is in a coma and in dire need of a blood transfusion.
Sunday 31st December

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Sunday 31st December

Time Programme Synopsis
00:15 Day of the Nightmare 1965. Horror. Director: John Bushelman. Stars John Ireland, Beverly Bain, Cliff Fields. An artist's wife searches for answers when her husband is accused of murder, but will she make it out alive? [S]
02:05 Where Has Poor Mickey Gone? Unseen for years this strange, B-Picture oddity sees Warren Mitchell superb as fairground magician Emilio Dinelli, tormented by a gang of rowdies who take him prisoner in his backstreet workshop. [S]
03:15 The Assassination Bureau 1969. Comedy. Director: Basil Dearden. Stars Oliver Reed, Diana Rigg & Telly Savalas. Before WWI, a journalist investigates the Assassination Bureau, which chose its targets based on moral issues. [S]
05:25 One Step Beyond Image of Death. 1959. Starring: Doris Dowling & John Wengraf. An inspector becomes suspicious when a stain on the wall shows to be an image of the face of the Marquis' dead wife. [S]
06:00 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. [S]
08:25 Strictly For The Birds 1963. Comedy. Director Vernon Sewell. Stars Tony Tanner, Joan Sims and Graham Stark. After a fortunate gambling win, Terry Blessing's luck runs out when an ex-girlfriend shows up with a surprise. [S]
09:40 Flood Tide (1934) 1934. Drama directed by John Baxter and starring George Carney, Peggy Novak and Leslie Hatton. Set on the Thames estuary, romance blossoms for a young couple. Filmed at Twickenham Studios. [S]
10:55 The House In Marsh Road 1960. Horror. Director 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. [S]
12:15 Rage at Dawn 1955. Western. Directed by Tim Whelan. Stars Randolph Scott, Forrest Tucker & Mala Powers. A private detective from Chicago is sent out west to take down the notorious Reno brothers. [S]
14:00 The Adventures of Robin Hood The Black Five. 1957. Stars Richard Greene, Alan Wheatley & Patrick Cargill. Robin and the Sheriff set aside their differences and work together to get rid of the monstrous Duke de Moreville. [S]
14:30 Swinging UK 1964. Musical feature starring some of the best musical stars from the swinging sixties, with performances from The Four Pennies, Brian Poole and the Tremeloes, The Merseybeats and Millie Small.
15:05 Ghost of Greville Lodge 2000. Mystery. Directed by Niall Johnson. Starring Jon Newman, Prunella Scales, Marc Danbury and George Cole. A teenager stays at his uncle's mansion, where he discovers the house's many secrets. [S]
16:50 Stars We Have Lost 2023 2023. A time of reflection and remembrance, as we look at of some of the stars we have sadly lost during the last year.
17:00 The Footage Detectives Join us for a celluloid journey through the years! Do you remember Jamboree bags? Who remembers The Packbeats? What does Boom oo yata-ta-ta" mean to you? And we have a reel of The Rolling Stones! [S]"
18:00 Tell Me Another Showbusiness Colleagues. 1976. Personal anecdotes as told to Dick Hills. This episode stars Liza Goddard, Alfred Marks, Jack Parnell, Joan Turner & Kenneth Williams. [S]
18:30 An Inspector Calls 1954. Crime. Director: Guy Hamilton. Stars Alastair Sim, Olga Lindo, Eileen Moore. The Birling family are rich and complacent. It is 1912, and the impending war has yet to fall across their lives. [S]
20:05 A Ghost Story for Christmas The Signalman. 1976. Stars Denholm Elliott, Bernard Lloyd & Reginald Jessup. A lonely signalman is haunted by a hooded figure who seems to warn of danger. [S]
21:00 Manhunt Betrayal. 1970. Stars Cyd Hayman, Robert Hardy & Glynn Edwards. Gratz closes in on Vincent, Jimmy and Nina as they hide in an armaments factory. One of the workers is an informer - but which one? [S]
22:05 Sex (Re) Education Stars: Feodor Atkine, Sylwvie Granotier & Irene Jacob. To contain the syphilis epidemic, the management confines the residents. Isabelle tries to hide her affair with Edouard. [S]
22:40 Light at the Edge of the World 1971. Action. Directed by Kevin Billington. Stars Kirk Douglas, Yul Brynner & Samantha Eggar. In 1865, pirates try to capture a new lighthouse on Cape Horn in order to execute a devious plan.
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