Talking Pictures TV Programme Schedule

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Jan 20th - Jan 26th

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TPTV Schedule Jan 20th – Jan 26th

DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Mon 20 Jan 20 01:45 Scream of Fear 1961. Drama. Directed by Seth Holt. Stars Susan Strasberg, Ronald Lewis, Ann Todd & Christopher Lee. After 10 years, Penny returns to her father's home and is convinced something is amiss. (Subtitles Available)
Mon 20 Jan 20 03:25 The Brigand of Kandahar 1965. Adventure. Director by John Gilling. Stars Ronald Lewis, Oliver Reed, Duncan Lamont & Glyn Houston. The British army must fight off the rampaging locals in 1850's India.
Mon 20 Jan 20 05:05 Dick Powell Theatre The Prison. Starring Charles Boyer, John Abbott & Theodore Bikel. A curious relationship develops between a political prisoner and his guard. (S1, EP20)
Mon 20 Jan 20 06:00 Gelignite Gang 1955. Directed by Terence Fisher and starring Wayne Morris, Sandra Dorne and Patrick Holt. Set in London's Soho, a gang of ruthless safecrackers plan their next robbery. (Subtitles Available)
Mon 20 Jan 20 07:30 Treasure Hunt 1952. Comedy. Director: John Paddy Carstairs. Stars Jimmy Edwards, Martita Hunt, Naunton Wayne & Athene Seyler. After reading Sir Roderick Lyall's will, the family learn they are short on money.
Mon 20 Jan 20 09:10 Sparrows Can't Sing 1963. Comedy. Directed by 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. (Subtitles Available)
Mon 20 Jan 20 11:00 June Allyson The Women Who. Stars June Allyson as the regular hostess and occasional star of this dramatic anthology series. This episode guest stars Van Johnson and H.M. Wynant.
Mon 20 Jan 20 11:30 Jazz Boat 1960. Musical. Director Ken Hughes. Stars Anthony Newley, Bernie Winters, James Booth, Lionel Jeffries & Anne Aubrey. An electrician is summoned to assist a gang in a big robbery.
Mon 20 Jan 20 13:30 The Square Peg 1958. Comedy. Directed by John Paddy Carstairs. Stars Norman Wisdom, Edward Chapman, Honor Blackman & Hattie Jacques. Norman gets drafted and is mistakenly parachuted into Nazi occupied France.
Mon 20 Jan 20 15:15 The Way Ahead 1944. War. Director: Carol Reed. Stars Jimmy Hanley, Stanley Holloway & David Niven. After a battalion suffers casualties at Dunkirk, the gaps in the ranks must be filled by 'call-ups'.
Mon 20 Jan 20 17:30 Dance Hall 1950. Drama. Directed by Charles Crichton. Stars Diana Dors, Petula Clark, Jane Hylton & Natasha Parry. Four young female factory workers escape the monotony of their jobs at the Chiswick Palais. (Subtitles Available)
Mon 20 Jan 20 19:10 Personal Affair 1953. Crime. Director: Anthony Pelissier. Stars: Gene Tierney, Leo Genn, Glynis Johns. In a 1950s British village, a teenager, who is in love with her Latin language teacher, disappears.
Mon 20 Jan 20 20:50 Railways For Ever! 11 August 1968 is a highly significant date in British railway history, marking the official end of regular mainline steam operation. As we see the last steam train crossing the Pennines.
Mon 20 Jan 20 21:00 Special Branch Borderline Case. 1970. Stars: Derren Nesbitt, Fulton Mackay, David Garth. The Team believe Karl Peters will attempt to incite London dockworkers into taking industrial action.
Mon 20 Jan 20 22:00 Hell Drivers 1957. Drama. Directed by C. Raker Endfiled and stars Stanley Baker, David McCallum, Sid James and Sean Connery. Tom signs up as a 'Hell Driver', but the death-trap roads are the least of his problems.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Tue 21 Jan 20 00:10 Shampoo 1975. Comedy. Directed by Hal Ashby. Stars Warren Beatty, Lee Grant, Julie Christie, Goldie Hawn & Carrie Fisher. A Hairdresser runs into trouble when his habits begin to clash with his ambitions. (Subtitles Available)
Tue 21 Jan 20 02:20 Morgan: A Suitable Case For Treatment … Treatment. 1966. Comedy. Directed by Karel Reisz. Stars David Warner, Vanessa Redgrave & Robert Stephens. After his wife leaves him for his friend, a failed artist begins his descent into madness.
Tue 21 Jan 20 04:20 Tons of Trouble 1956. Comedy. Directed by Leslie S. Hiscott. Starring Richard Hearne & William Hartnell. Mr Pastry names the apartment boilers he maintains 'Mavis and Ethel'. Trouble begins when he faces the sack. (Subtitles Available)
Tue 21 Jan 20 06:00 Master Spy 1964. Drama. Directed By Montgomery Tully. Starring Stephen Murray. A Russian scientist working for the British is suspected of being a 'plant', sent to monitor nuclear secrets for the Communists. (Subtitles Available)
Tue 21 Jan 20 07:25 Ring of Bright Water 1969. Drama. Directed by Jack Couffer. Stars Bill Travers, Virginia McKenna & Peter Jeffrey. Graham buys a frisky otter but soon realizes that a cramped London bathtub is no place for such a creature. (Subtitles Available)
Tue 21 Jan 20 09:30 Doublecross 1955. Drama. Director Anthony Squire. Stars Donald Houston, Fay Compton, William Hartnell. A Cornish poacher clashes with dangerous international spies.
Tue 21 Jan 20 11:00 June Allyson I Hit and Ran. Stars June Allyson as the regular hostess and occasional star of this dramatic anthology series. This episode guest stars James Gregory and Lucy Prentis
Tue 21 Jan 20 11:30 Bring on Bing 1932. Drama. Directed by Leslie Pearce. Stars Bing Crosby, Marjorie Kane & Dick Stewart. Bing and a buddy drive to the college town where Bing's pen-pal, a billboard model, goes to school.
Tue 21 Jan 20 11:45 A Kid For Two Farthings 1955. Drama. Director: Carol Reed. Stars Diana Dors, Celia Johnson, David Kossoff & Brenda De Banzie. A boy, who is heartbroken when his pet chicken disappears, buys a goat believing it is a unicorn.
Tue 21 Jan 20 13:35 As Young As You Feel 1951. Comedy. Director: Harmon Jones. Stars: Monty Woolley, Thelma Ritter, David Wayne & Marilyn Monroe. A 65-year-old printer hatches an elaborate scheme to avoid forced retirement. (Subtitles Available)
Tue 21 Jan 20 15:15 Tre, Pol & Pen – Glimpses 1943. Short educational film which searches for the unusual in Cornwall, exploring the local sites, people and lore.
Tue 21 Jan 20 15:30 Sleeping Tiger 1954. Drama. Directed by Joseph Losey. Stars Dirk Bogarde, Alexis Smith & Alexander Knox. After a convict breaks in a psychotherapist's home, he agrees to rehabilitation but there's a hidden twist.
Tue 21 Jan 20 17:15 High Flight 1957. Drama. Directed by John Gilling. Stars Ray Milland, Bernard Lee, Kenneth Haigh & Anthony Newley. An R.A.F C.O must deal with a testing Cadet, but the Cadet reminds the C.O of his younger self.
Tue 21 Jan 20 19:00 Old Bill and Son 1940. Comedy. Director: Ian Dalrymple. Stars Morland Graham, John Mills, Mary Clare. World War I veteran Bill is inspired to re-enlist in 1939, and ends up serving with his son.
Tue 21 Jan 20 21:00 Gideon's Way Morna. Stars John Gregson Alexander Davion and Daphne Anderson. After a beautiful blonde is found murdered her story is unravelled in flashbacks about her relationship to her posh school friends
Tue 21 Jan 20 22:00 Murder Without Crime 1950. Director: J. Lee Thompson. Stars: Dennis Price, Derek Farr, Patricia Plunkett. In London, a man is blackmailed by his landlord after he accidentally kills a woman he picked up in a nightclub.
Tue 21 Jan 20 23:35 A Place To Go 1963. Classic crime starring Bernard Lee, Rita Tushingham & Michael Sarne. Ricky finds that the East End that he knows and loves is being demolished. There seems just one possible solution.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Wed 22 Jan 20 01:15 The Way Ahead 1944. War. Director: Carol Reed. Stars Jimmy Hanley, Stanley Holloway & David Niven. After a battalion suffers casualties at Dunkirk, the gaps in the ranks must be filled by 'call-ups'.
Wed 22 Jan 20 03:30 Jazz Mad 1941. Musical. Director: William Nigh. Stars Grace Hayes, Peter Lind Hayes & Mary Healy. A vaudeville performer goes to college to spy on her son in this raucous spoof. (Subtitles Available)
Wed 22 Jan 20 04:45 Street Song 1935. Musical. Director: Bernard Vorhaus. Stars John Garrick, Rene Ray & Wally Patch. Lucy & her brother are struggling to make a go of their Soho pet shop, until Lucy meets Tom, a street singer. (Subtitles Available)
Wed 22 Jan 20 06:00 Noose 1948. Crime drama starring Derek Farr, Carole Landis and Stanley Holloway. Sugiani, a black-market racketeer (Joseph Calleia), is amassing a fortune until reporter Linda Medbury (Landis), is on to him (Subtitles Available)
Wed 22 Jan 20 07:50 Car Crazy 1950s comedy short Starring Eddie Atienza, Pamela Barrie, Tom Clegg and Commentary by Lionel Murton. How not to drive a car in 1950s England. Great shots of high streets and other vehicles.
Wed 22 Jan 20 08:05 Della 1964. Directed by Robert Gist and starring Joan Crawford. Della (Crawford), a reclusive, wealthy matriarch of Royal Bay, watches over the affluent coastal town. Possession, for her, is everything. (Subtitles Available)
Wed 22 Jan 20 09:25 Saloon Bar 1940. Thriller. Director: Walter Forde. Stars: Gordon Harker, Elizabeth Allan & Mervyn Johns. A group of pub locals set out to prove that a local is not guilty of murder to prevent a hanging.
Wed 22 Jan 20 11:00 June Allyson Love on Credit. Stars: June Allyson as the regular hostess and occasional star of this dramatic anthology series. This episode also guest stars Carolyn Jones and James Best
Wed 22 Jan 20 11:30 Bottoms Up 1960. Comedy. Directed by Mario Zampi. Stars Jimmy Edwards, Arthur Howard and Martita Hunt. Jimmy Edwards reprises his TV and radio role as a Professor trying to control a school full of naughty boys (Subtitles Available)
Wed 22 Jan 20 13:15 Innocent Sinners 1958. Drama. Directed by Philip Leacock. Stars Flora Robson, June Archer, David Kossoff & Christopher Hey. A girl finds expression of her sensitive side by creating a garden.
Wed 22 Jan 20 15:05 Night Without Stars 1951. Drama. Director: Anthony Pelissier. Stars David Farrar, Nadia Gray, Maurice Teynac. A partially blind Englishman retires to the French Riviera where he falls for a French widow.
Wed 22 Jan 20 16:55 Left, Right and Centre 1959. Comedy. Director: Sidney Gilliat. Stars: Ian Carmichael, Alastair Sim & Patricia Bredin. The Tory candidate at the Earndale by-election inadvertently starts a friendship with his election rival.
Wed 22 Jan 20 18:45 School For Secrets 1946. War. Director: Peter Ustinov. Stars: Ralph Richardson, Raymond Huntley, John Laurie. During World War II, on the eve of the Battle of Britain, British scientists develop the first radar systems.
Wed 22 Jan 20 21:00 Rumpole of the Bailey Rumpole and the Show Folk. Stars: Leo McKern, Eleanor Bron, John Wells. Rumpole goes to the north, where an actor and theatre manager has been shot with a stage prop.
Wed 22 Jan 20 22:05 Personal Services 1987. Comedy. Director: Terry Jones. Stars Julie Walters, Alec McCowen, Shirley Stelfox. The story of the rise of a single mother from waitress to madam of a suburban brothel which caters to older men
Wed 22 Jan 20 00:15 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.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Thu 23 Jan 20 01:50 The Cotton Club 1984. Drama. Director: Francis Ford Coppola. Stars Richard Gere, Gregory Hines, Diane Lane & Nicholas Cage. The Cotton Club was a night club in Harlem, famous for its visitors and Jazz music.
Thu 23 Jan 20 04:20 Be My Guest 1965. Comedy. Directed by Lance Comfort. Stars Steve Marriott, David Hemmings, Andrea Monet. Jobless Dave, ex-member of pop group 'The Smart Alecs', meets Erica, an attractive young woman seeking fame (Subtitles Available)
Thu 23 Jan 20 06:00 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. (Subtitles Available)
Thu 23 Jan 20 07:20 Canterbury Made in 1933 and first shown to an audience at the Prince Of Wales Theatre London, this series focused on areas on interest. This episode has remarkable shots and commentary on a 1930s Canterbury.
Thu 23 Jan 20 07:35 Dilemma 1962. Crime. In this critically acclaimed British film, Harry returns home from work to be told by a neighbour that screams came from his house moments earlier. Starring Patricia Burke & Robert Dean.
Thu 23 Jan 20 08:55 IWM: Malta GC (1943) 1943. Documentary about the air offensive against Malta, commentary spoken by Laurence Oliver and music by Arnold Bax.
Thu 23 Jan 20 09:20 Conflict of Wings 1954. Drama. Directed by John Eldridge. Starring John Gregson, Muriel Pavlow & Kieron Moore. Villagers take action when they find that a nearby RAF station is taking over a much loved bird sanctuary. (Subtitles Available)
Thu 23 Jan 20 11:00 June Allyson The Visitor. Stars June Allyson as the regular hostess and occasional star of this dramatic anthology series. This episode also guest stars Harry Townes and Katharine Bard
Thu 23 Jan 20 11:30 IWM: The New Man (1965) 1965. Stylish 1960s RAF film promoting the work of ground crews.
Thu 23 Jan 20 11:55 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. (Subtitles Available)
Thu 23 Jan 20 14:00 Rooms Ruth P1. 1977. Stars Anne Dyson, Jill Gascoine, Diana Berriman. Directed by Don Leaver. It’s out with the old and in with the new. A fresh start for Ruth upstairs and Mrs Beale, downstairs.
Thu 23 Jan 20 14:30 The Kidnappers 1953. Drama. Director: Philip Leacock. Stars: Jon Whiteley, Vincent Winter, Adrienne Corri, Duncan Macrae, Jean Anderson. Two Canadian orphans 'borrow' a baby to raise as their own.
Thu 23 Jan 20 16:30 Convoy (1940) 1940. Drama. Directed by Pen Tennyson. Stars Clive Brook, John Clements & Edward Chapman. A tale of the highs and lows of life protecting the vital convoys between America & England during WWII.
Thu 23 Jan 20 18:15 BFI: Waverley Steps 1948. Factual. Director: John Eldridge. With visual grace, and wit, the film entwines a coalman's working day with students' revels by night, the proceedings of a court with the rituals of a courtship
Thu 23 Jan 20 19:00 Venetian Bird 1952. Mystery. Director: Ralph Thomas. Stars: Richard Todd, Eva Bartok, John Gregson. A private detective travels to Venice to find an Italian veteran of the Second World War.
Thu 23 Jan 20 21:00 The Human Jungle Dual Control. 1965. Stars Herbert Lom. Dr Corder walks into a family tangle when he investigates the case of a young woman knocked down by a taxi. Guest stars Peggy Cummins & Dennis Price.
Thu 23 Jan 20 22:00 Fathom 1967. Adventure. Directed by Leslie H. Martinson. Stars Anthony Franciosa, Raquel Welch & Ronald Fraser. In Spain, an American is recruited by intelligence agents to recover a H bomb detonator.
Thu 23 Jan 20 00:00 Silkwood 1983. Drama. Directed by Mike Nichols. Stars Meryl Streep, Cher, Kurt Russell & Craig T Nelson. A worker at a plutonium plant is contaminated to prevent her from exposing worker safety violations. (Subtitles Available)
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Fri 24 Jan 20 02:35 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.
Fri 24 Jan 20 04:20 King of the Underworld 1952. Crime. Director: Victor M. Gover. Stars Tod Slaughter, Patrick Barr, Tucker McGuire & Ingeborg Von Kusserow. A crook is implicated in blackmail, greed for emeralds, a secret formula and murder. (Subtitles Available)
Fri 24 Jan 20 06:00 Shadow Of The Eagle 1950. Drama. Director: Sidney Salkow. Stars Richard Greene, Valentina Cortese & Greta Gynt. During the eighteenth century the Empress of Russia sends her lover to kidnap her rival for the throne.
Fri 24 Jan 20 07:50 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.
Fri 24 Jan 20 09:40 The House In Marsh Road 1960. Horror directed By Montgomery Tully and starring Patricia Dainton, Sam Kydd and Sandra Dorne. Jean is left a house and hopes it will be the fresh start they need but the house has other ideas. (Subtitles Available)
Fri 24 Jan 20 11:00 June Allyson Emergency. Stars June Allyson as the regular hostess and occasional star of this dramatic anthology series. This episode also guest stars Robert Vaughn and James Komack
Fri 24 Jan 20 11:30 IWM: Orace (1944) 1944. Short 'Careless Talk' film in the style of a silent comic melodrama, Second World War.
Fri 24 Jan 20 11:40 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.
Fri 24 Jan 20 14:00 Rooms Ruth P2. 1977. Stars Anne Dyson, Jill Gascoine, Diana Berriman, Ann Curthoys & William Marlowe. Directed by Don Leaver. Ruth meets her real landlady, the ‘official’ one.
Fri 24 Jan 20 14:30 Highly Dangerous 1950. Drama. Directed by Roy Ward Baker. Stars: Margaret Lockwood, Dane Clark, Marius Goring. An entomologist travels to a Balkan country to investigate germ warfare.
Fri 24 Jan 20 16:20 Melody 1971. Comedy. Directed by Waris Hussein. Stars Mark Lester, Tracy Hyde & Jack Wild. Two youngsters declare to their parents they want to get married as soon as possible.
Fri 24 Jan 20 18:30 IWM: The New Man (1965) 1965. Stylish 1960s RAF film promoting the work of ground crews.
Fri 24 Jan 20 18:55 The October Man 1947. Crime. Director: Roy Ward Baker. Stars: John Mills, Edward Chapman, Joan Greenwood. A man is suspected of murder, and due to a previous brain injury, he begins to doubt his own innocence.
Fri 24 Jan 20 21:00 Hazell Hazell and the Deptford Virgin. 1979. Stars Nicholas Ball, Peter Bourke & Nell Brennan. Hazell is hired to find a family heirloom but soon discovers that he isn't the only one chasing after it.
Fri 24 Jan 20 22:00 Sewers of Gold 1979. Crime thriller. Directed by Francis Megahy and stars Ian McShane, Christopher Matthew and Warren Clarke. A group of fascists plan to finance their work by pulling off a bank robbery.
Fri 24 Jan 20 00:05 Take a Girl Like You 1970. Comedy. Director: Jonathan Miller. Stars Hayley Mills, Oliver Reed, Noel Harrison. Jenny heads to the South of England to start a new career where she runs into Patrick, one of the local 'lads'
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Sat 25 Jan 20 02:05 The Flying Scot 1957. Crime. Director: Compton Bennett. Stars Lee Patterson, Kay Callard & Alan Gifford. After learning what's being transported on the Flying Scot, Ronnie Cowan plans the biggest robbery of all time
Sat 25 Jan 20 03:35 Ambush In Leopard Street 1962. Crime Thriller. Stars James Kenney & Bruce Seton. A retired thief forms a gang for one last job, a diamond shipment. With good locations and a British cast it's an enjoyable British B film. (Subtitles Available)
Sat 25 Jan 20 04:45 Private Information 1952. Drama starring Jill Esmond, Jack Watling, Carol Marsh and Gerard Heinz. Charlotte suspects that the council is corrupt and building defective drains that could cause public health issues. (Subtitles Available)
Sat 25 Jan 20 06:00 All In Good Fun 1956. Comedy. Bob Monkhouse introduces the golden age of slapstick comedy. Mack Sennett, Chaplin, The Keystone Kops and many more. (Subtitles Available)
Sat 25 Jan 20 06:55 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. (Subtitles Available)
Sat 25 Jan 20 08:20 The Ghost Train 1941. Comedy horror. Directed by Walter Forde. Starring Arthur Askey, Richard Murdoch & Kathleen Harrison. High jinks and chills ensue when a group of people become stranded at an isolated station.
Sat 25 Jan 20 10:05 The Guinea Pig 1948. Drama. Director: Roy Boulting. Stars Richard Attenborough, Bernard Miles & Sheila Sim. Set after WW2. Jack Read, a cockney boy, becomes a guinea pig in an educational experiment.
Sat 25 Jan 20 12:10 Man of Aran 1934. Doc. Director: Robert Flatherty. A portrayal of life off the western coast of Ireland where families eked out a living from potatoes and hunting basking shark.
Sat 25 Jan 20 13:50 Happiest Days of Your Life 1950. Comedy. Directed by Frank Launder. Stars Alastair Sim, Margaret Rutherford & John Turnbull. Chaos ensues for staff and students when an all-boys and an all-girls school are amalgamated into one.
Sat 25 Jan 20 15:30 Catweazle The Magic Circle. 1971. Stars: Geoffrey Bayldon, Gary Warren, Moray Watson. A London doctor is consulted about Groome, but he finds Catweazle a far more interesting case.
Sat 25 Jan 20 16:00 High Tide at Noon 1957. Drama. Directed by Philip Leacock. Stars: Betta St. John, Michael Craig, William Sylvester. Returning to Nova Scotia, Joanne Mackenzie's gambler husband squanders their savings.
Sat 25 Jan 20 18:10 They Were Not Divided 1950. War. Director: Terence Young. Stars: Edward Underdown, Ralph Clanton, Helen Cherry. In a World War II training depot, recruits come from all walks of life to learn to survive.
Sat 25 Jan 20 20:20 Tiger in the Smoke 1956. Drama. Director: Roy Ward Baker. Stars: Donald Sinden, Muriel Pavlow, Tony Wright. A young officer is killed during a raid to kill a German general at the house which belonged to his grandmother
Sat 25 Jan 20 22:20 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
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Sun 26 Jan 20 00:20 The Tamarind Seed 1974. Drama. Directed by Blake Edwards. Stars Julie Andrews, Omar Sharif, Anthony Quayle & Sylvia Syms. On a Caribbean holiday, a British civil servant begins falling in love with a Russian agent. (Subtitles Available)
Sun 26 Jan 20 02:50 White Cargo 1973. Comedy. Day-dreamer, Albert (David Jason) has hopes of being a superhero and saving the girls.
Sun 26 Jan 20 04:20 Thunder In The City 1937. Comedy. Stars Edward G. Robinson, Nigel Bruce, Constance Collier & Ralph Richardson. A visiting American engages in a bold business promotion, the likes of which the British have never seen. (Subtitles Available)
Sun 26 Jan 20 06:00 Shadows on the Stairs 1941. Crime. Director: D. Ross Lederman. Stars Frieda Inescort & Paul Cavanagh. Occupants of a boarding house become suspects after a string of murders. (Subtitles Available)
Sun 26 Jan 20 07:15 Secret Mission 1942. War. Director: Harold French. Stars James Mason, Michael Wilding, Carla Lehmann & Hugh Williams. British intelligence are sent to assess the German defence of Nazi occupied France.
Sun 26 Jan 20 09:10 The Iron Maiden 1962. Comedy. Directed by Gerald Thomas. Starring Michael Craig & Joan Sims. An aircraft designer with a passion for traction engines, designs a new supersonic jet plane to sell to America.
Sun 26 Jan 20 11:15 I See a Dark Stranger 1946. War. Director: Frank Launder. Stars: Deborah Kerr, Trevor Howard, Raymond Huntley. During WW2, a patriotic Irishwoman is used as a spy by the Germans.
Sun 26 Jan 20 13:35 The Wrong Arm Of the Law 1963. Comedy. Director: Cliff Owen. Stars Peter Sellers, Lionel Jeffries, Bernard Cribbins & Nanette Newman. A gangster learns of a traitor in his midst and makes a deal with the police
Sun 26 Jan 20 15:30 Catweazle The Thirteenth Sign. 1971. Stars: Geoffrey Bayldon, Gary Warren, Moray Watson. Catweazle has now collected all 12 signs of the zodiac. But he still needs to discover the 13th before he can fly.
Sun 26 Jan 20 16:00 The Lamp Still Burns 1943. Drama. Director: Maurice Elvey. Stars Rosamund John, Stewart Granger, Godfrey Tearle. Hilary Clarke is a young architect who accompanies her office boy to hospital when he is injured.
Sun 26 Jan 20 17:50 Camera Magic 1947. A rarity from Castle Films when Eugene Castle was presumed to be in charge of operations. An insight behind the scenes of the 'magic making' of films and many 'tricks of the trade'.
Sun 26 Jan 20 18:00 Get Some In! Rugby. 1976. Stars: Tony Selby, David Janson, Gerard Ryder. Leckie comes up with a way to get the blood boiling for bayonet practice (S2, E07)
Sun 26 Jan 20 18:30 BFI: Fully Fitted Freight 1957. Factual. Director: Ralph Keene. The story of the fast freight, 4:48 pm, Bristol-Leeds, vacuum braked throughout. Conveyed in crisp black & white images by veteran cinematographer Ronald Craigen.
Sun 26 Jan 20 18:50 Follow A Star 1959. Comedy. Director: Robert Asher. Stars Norman Wisdom, June Laverick, Fenella Fielding. Norman Truscott is a dry cleaner who dreams of being a singer.
Sun 26 Jan 20 21:00 Sunday Night at the London Palladium … Palladium. 1958. Variety show hosted by Tommy Trinder. The stars include Sarah Vaughan, Dick Shawn, Marvin Rainwater, Pinky and Perky, The John Tiller Girls and the game Beat the Clock.
Sun 26 Jan 20 22:00 Nothing But the Night 1972. Mystery. Director: Peter Sasdy. Stars Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Diana Dors. A retired detective resumes his old profession to investigate suicides at a mysterious Scottish island orphanage
Sun 26 Jan 20 00:00 Dulcima 1971. Drama. Director: Frank Nesbitt. Stars John Mills, Carol White & Stuart Wilson. Dulcima, a girl treated as a drudge by her family, lifts herself from her environment by becoming a housekeeper.

Jan 27th - Feb 2nd

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TPTV Schedule Jan 27th – Feb 2nd

DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Mon 27 Jan 20 02:05 The Comeback Kid 1980. Comedy. Directed by Peter Levin. Stars John Ritter, Susan Dey, Patrick Swayze & Doug McKeon. A down and out minor league ballplayer finds a zest for life coaching a group of underprivileged kids
Mon 27 Jan 20 04:10 Sing As You Swing 1937. Musical. Directed by Redd Davis. Starring Evelyn Dall, Claude Dampier & Lu Ann Meredith. Top British radio stars perform in this musical revue. (Subtitles Available)
Mon 27 Jan 20 05:20 Take Two: Jenny Hanley Jenny Hanley Interview. Take Two. Well-known faces from much loved British films and classic television shows talk about their lives and careers in the business.
Mon 27 Jan 20 06:00 Butch & Billy… 1961. A short Western adventure voiced by Steve and Danny Krieger. Sam Angel plots to purchase land that he believes to contain oil.
Mon 27 Jan 20 06:10 Big Boy Rides Again 1935. Western. Director: Albert Herman. Stars: Guinn 'Big Boy' Williams, Constance Bergen, Charles K. French. A man comes to town to claim the estate of his father, who was shot by a masked killer. (Subtitles Available)
Mon 27 Jan 20 07:25 A Gunman Has Escaped 1948. Drama. Stars John Harvey, John Fitzgerald, Robert Cartland. Written by John Gilling. Three armed robbers kill a passer-by in a robbery and flee the city. (Subtitles Available)
Mon 27 Jan 20 08:30 Odd Man Out 1947. Thriller. Director: Carol Reed. Stars Robert Newton, James Mason, Fay Compton & William Hartnell. Johnny McQueen, the idealist leader of an illegal organisation, has escaped from prison.
Mon 27 Jan 20 10:50 BFI: When The Pie Was Opened 1941. Factual. Director: Len Lye. A simple tale of a mother cheering up her daughter with a pie from her rationing-stricken pantry is skilfully crafted into a work of real artistic depth.
Mon 27 Jan 20 11:00 June Allyson The Desperate Challenge. Stars June Allyson as the regular hostess and occasional star of this series, This episode also guest stars Russell Johnson and John Lasell
Mon 27 Jan 20 11:30 Bell Bottom George 1944. Drama. Directed by Marcel Varnel. Starring George Formby, Anne Firth & Reginald Purdell. Rejected by the military 3 times, a hapless waiter gets a job on a ship but is mistaken for a real sailor
Mon 27 Jan 20 13:30 The Ukulele Man A 'lost' compilation short film of some of George Formby's famous songs, including 'The Ukulele Man'.
Mon 27 Jan 20 13:45 The Root Of All Evil 1947. Drama. Directed by Brock Williams. Stars Michael Rennie, Phyllis Calvert, Hazel Court & John McCallum. A girl from an impoverished family seeks revenge after she is jilted by her lover.
Mon 27 Jan 20 15:55 How Talkies Talk Made in 1935, a glimpses of how sound is recorded in 'Talking' Pictures. Including a glimpse of sound in the cutting room and being played out from the projectionist's box.
Mon 27 Jan 20 16:10 The Cracksman 1963. Comedy. Director: Peter Graham Scott. Stars Charlie Drake, Nyree Dawn Porter, George Sanders. A naive, innocent and efficient locksmith is persuaded by a burglar to rob a car and open a safe.
Mon 27 Jan 20 18:25 Rebecca 1940. Mystery. Directed by Alfred Hitchcock and starring Laurence Olivier, Joan Fontanie and George Sanders. A self-conscious bride is tormented by the memory of her husband's dead first wife. (Subtitles Available)
Mon 27 Jan 20 21:00 Special Branch Love From Doris. 1970. Stars: Derren Nesbitt, Fulton Mackay, Georgina Hale. Military security intercept a letter written to a serviceman contains references to secret information.
Mon 27 Jan 20 22:00 Defence Of The Realm 1985. Thriller. Directed by David Drury and stars Gabriel Bryne, Greta Scacchi, Denholm Elliott and Robbie Coltrane. After an expose article is published, an MP dies in mysterious circumstances.
Mon 27 Jan 20 00:00 The Best of Everything 1959. Drama. Directed by Jean Negulesco. Stars Joan Crawford, Louis Jourdan, Hope Lange, Stephen Boyd & Suzy Parker. A story about the lives of three women who share a small apartment in New York City (Subtitles Available)
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Tue 28 Jan 20 02:20 Violent Playground 1958. Drama. Director: Basil Dearden. Stars Stanley Baker, David McCallum, Anne Heywood & Peter Cushing. A policeman enters a romance with the sister of an infamous gang leader.
Tue 28 Jan 20 04:30 Secret of the Sahara 1988. Directed Alberto Negrin. Stars: Michael York, Andie MacDowell, Ben Kingsley and David Soul. Desmond Jordan, an American archaeologist travels to africa, seeking the talking mountain.
Tue 28 Jan 20 05:30 Honey West 1965. In The Bag. Classic crime series produced by Aaron Spelling and starring Anne Francis.
Tue 28 Jan 20 06:00 The Cactus Kid (1935) 1935. Western. Director: Harry S. Webb. Stars Jack Perrin, Fred Humes, Philo McCullough. Cactus Jack is blamed for murder after his partner is found with a knife in his back. (Subtitles Available)
Tue 28 Jan 20 07:15 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' (Subtitles Available)
Tue 28 Jan 20 08:35 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. (Subtitles Available)
Tue 28 Jan 20 09:45 The Marked One 1963. Crime. Director: Francis Searle. Stars William Lucas, Zena Walker & Patrick Jordan. Criminals kidnap a man's daughter in order to obtain forgery plates which they believe to be in his possession (Subtitles Available)
Tue 28 Jan 20 11:00 June Allyson A Silent Panic. Stars June Allyson, John Banner, Henry Beckman. A deaf and mute witnesses a murder but is unable to tell the police what he knows.
Tue 28 Jan 20 11:30 Spare the Rod 1961. Drama. Director: Leslie Norman. Stars Max Bygraves, Geoffrey Keen & Donald Pleasence. A new teacher arrives at an East London school to find that his modern education methods are not welcome.
Tue 28 Jan 20 13:20 Follow A Star 1959. Comedy. Director: Robert Asher. Stars Norman Wisdom, June Laverick, Fenella Fielding. Norman Truscott is a dry cleaner who dreams of being a singer.
Tue 28 Jan 20 15:30 Raise the Titanic 1980. Drama. Directed by Jerry Jameson. Stars Jason Robards, Richard Jordan, David Selby, Anne Archer & Alec Guinness. To obtain a rare mineral, a ship raising operation is conducted on the Titanic. (Subtitles Available)
Tue 28 Jan 20 17:50 The Monkey's Paw 1948. Horror. A curio dealer sells a monkey's paw that can grant the possessor three wishes but warns that disaster will follow. Starring Michael Martin-Harvey, Sydney Tafler & Alfie Bass. (Subtitles Available)
Tue 28 Jan 20 19:10 The Lamp Still Burns 1943. Drama. Director: Maurice Elvey. Stars Rosamund John, Stewart Granger, Godfrey Tearle. Hilary Clarke is a young architect who accompanies her office boy to hospital when he is injured.
Tue 28 Jan 20 21:00 Gideon's Way Boy With Gun. Stars John Gregson Alexander Davion and Daphne Anderson. A boy shoots a punk that threatened him with a knife and runs away joined by a young escapee.
Tue 28 Jan 20 22:00 The Big Gamble 1961. Comedy. Directed by Richard Fleischer & Elmo Williams. Stars Stephen Boyd, Juliette Greco, David Wayne & Sybil Thorndike. An Irishman goes on a trip in the hopes of starting a trucking business. (Subtitles Available)
Tue 28 Jan 20 00:00 A Touch of Love 1969. Drama. Director: Waris Hussein. Stars Sandy Dennis, Ian McKellen & Eleanor Bron. Based on 'The Millstone'. A Philosophy student falls pregnant after a one night stand with a gay TV presenter.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Wed 29 Jan 20 02:05 Secret of the Sahara 1988. Directed Alberto Negrin. Stars: Michael York, Andie MacDowell, Ben Kingsley and David Soul. After wondering through the scorching desert, Desmond finds talking mountain.
Wed 29 Jan 20 03:05 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 Earth's men as breeding stock (Subtitles Available)
Wed 29 Jan 20 04:40 IWM: The Desert Victory (1943) Oscar winning documentary directed by Roy Boulting covering the battle of El Alamein. Commentary spoken by Leo Genn and music composed by William Alwyn
Wed 29 Jan 20 06:00 Butch & Billy … Kidnapping! 1961. A short Western adventure voiced by Steve and Danny Krieger.
Wed 29 Jan 20 06:10 In Old Montana 1939. Western. Director: Raymond K. Johnson. Stars: Fred Scott, Jean Carmen, John Merton. The Colonel sends Fred Dawson and Doc Flanders to investigate a cattleman war. (Subtitles Available)
Wed 29 Jan 20 07:25 The Secret Man 1958. Thriller. Director: Ronald Kinnoch. Stars Marshall Thompson, John Loder & Henry Oscar. A physicist finds himself drawn into an investigation to track down a spy at his research station. (Subtitles Available)
Wed 29 Jan 20 08:55 Glimpses of Blackpool in 1974 Student film focusing on a trip around Blackpool and surrounding areas in 1974. Starting off in Preston around the new indoor market (to be demolished soon) for new shoes before we head to the pier.
Wed 29 Jan 20 09:10 The Man Who Loved Redheads 1955. Comedy. Director: Harold French. Stars: Moira Shearer, John Justin, Roland Culver. The honourable Mark St. Neots meets and never forgets the ever so beautiful Sylvia
Wed 29 Jan 20 11:00 June Allyson End of a Mission. Stars June Allyson as the regular hostess and occasional star of this dramatic anthology series. This episode also guest stars Richard Bakalyan and Lili Darvas
Wed 29 Jan 20 11:30 Man of Aran 1934. Doc. Director: Robert Flatherty. A portrayal of life off the western coast of Ireland where families eked out a living from potatoes and hunting basking shark.
Wed 29 Jan 20 13:10 The Shiralee 1957. Drama. Director: Leslie Norman. Stars Peter Finch, Dana Wilson, Elizabeth Sellars & Sid James. A swagman looking for work in 1940s Australia suddenly finds himself carrying an extra burden…
Wed 29 Jan 20 15:10 Carrington VC 1955. Drama. Director: Anthony Asquith. Stars David Niven, Margaret Leighton & Noelle Middleton. An Army Major is court martialled. did he take monies he was owed? Or was it theft.
Wed 29 Jan 20 17:10 The Cariboo Trail 1950. Western. Director: Edwin L. Marin. Stars Randolph Scott, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Bill Williams. Jim & Mike head into Canada via the Cariboo Trail to raise cattle and dig for gold but find trouble. (Subtitles Available)
Wed 29 Jan 20 18:50 Hell Drivers 1957. Drama. Directed by C. Raker Endfiled and stars Stanley Baker, David McCallum, Sid James and Sean Connery. Tom signs up as a 'Hell Driver', but the death-trap roads are the least of his problems.
Wed 29 Jan 20 21:00 Rumpole of the Bailey Rumpole and the Fascist Beast. Stars: Leo McKern, Peggy Thorpe-Bates, Peter Bowles. Rumpole must defend a Captain on charges under the Race Relations Act.
Wed 29 Jan 20 22:05 Tiger in the Smoke 1956. Drama. Director: Roy Ward Baker. Stars: Donald Sinden, Muriel Pavlow, Tony Wright. A young officer is killed during a raid to kill a German general at the house which belonged to his grandmother
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Thu 30 Jan 20 00:05 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.
Thu 30 Jan 20 01:55 Secret of the Sahara 1988. Directed Alberto Negrin. Stars: Michael York, Andie MacDowell, Ben Kingsley and David Soul. Desmond comes close to his goal, investigating a mysterious object found in the lake.
Thu 30 Jan 20 02:55 Beyond The Truth The Real Men In Black. A documentary about The allegations that the US government is working with an alien intelligence to genetically mutate humans is investigated. (S1, E5)
Thu 30 Jan 20 03:55 Crooks In Cloisters 1964. Comedy. Director: Jeremy Summers. Stars Barbara Windsor, Bernard Cribbins & Melvyn Hayes. After pulling off the smallest train robbery, Little Walter and his crew decide to get out of London
Thu 30 Jan 20 06:00 Law and Order (1936) AKA: Fast Bullets. 1936. Western. Director: Harry S. Webb. Stars: Tom Tyler, Rex Lease, Margaret Nearing. Texas Rangers Tom and Jimmy find trouble as they go after a gang of munitions smugglers.
Thu 30 Jan 20 07:15 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. (Subtitles Available)
Thu 30 Jan 20 08:45 School For Secrets 1946. War. Director: Peter Ustinov. Stars: Ralph Richardson, Raymond Huntley, John Laurie. During World War II, on the eve of the Battle of Britain, British scientists develop the first radar systems.
Thu 30 Jan 20 11:00 June Allyson The Defense Is Restless. Stars June Allyson as the regular hostess and occasional star of this dramatic anthology series. This episode also guest stars Roxanne Arlen and Ned Glass
Thu 30 Jan 20 11:30 Honey West 1965. The Princess and The Paupers. Classic crime series produced by Aaron Spelling and starring Anne Francis.
Thu 30 Jan 20 12:00 The Early Bird 1965. Comedy. Directed by Robert Asher. Stars Norman Wisdom, Edward Chapman & Jerry Desmonde. Norman is the assistant helping to run a small dairy which is threatened by a larger, modern organisation.
Thu 30 Jan 20 14:00 Rooms Carol & Ian. 1977. Stars Jenny Twigge, Ian Redford, Julie Shipley, Pat Ashton. Directed By Bill Bain. Carol & Ian have made the plunge to set up home together in Mafeking Terrace with their new baby.
Thu 30 Jan 20 14:30 IWM: Farnborough (1966) 1966. Doc. Film record of aircraft at the Farnborough Air Show 1966. Including Short Skyvan, Handley Page Herald, Wallis Autogyro WA 116, Vickers VC10, Beagle Husky, Beagle Mk II and more..
Thu 30 Jan 20 14:45 The Devil & Daniel Webster 1941. Drama. Starring James Craig as Jabez Stone. As a down-on-his-luck New England farmer, Stone makes a deal with the Devil to give up his soul for seven years of prosperity and good luck.
Thu 30 Jan 20 16:50 IWM: They Stand Ready (1955) 1955. Documentary about National Service illustrated by the story of one young National Serviceman.
Thu 30 Jan 20 17:15 Law & Disorder 1958. Comedy. Directed by Charles Crichton. Stars Michael Redgrave, Robert Morley, Ronald Squire. A criminal lies to his son by inventing plausible explanations for his absence from home. (Subtitles Available)
Thu 30 Jan 20 18:50 They Were Not Divided 1950. War. Director: Terence Young. Stars: Edward Underdown, Ralph Clanton, Helen Cherry. In a World War II training depot, recruits come from all walks of life to learn to survive.
Thu 30 Jan 20 21:00 The Human Jungle Skeleton in the Cupboard. 1965. Stars Herbert Lom. Was the long-dead financier Sir William Bridley sound of mind when made his will 20 years ago? Guest stars Roger Livesey and Sonia Dresdel.
Thu 30 Jan 20 22:00 Armchair Theatre Brown Skin Gal, Stay Home and Mind Bay-Bee. 1971. Stars Billie Whitelaw, Donal McCann & Anna Cropper. Ruth, a divorcee, takes Roger, a nervous shy young lodger into her home.
Thu 30 Jan 20 23:00 Crosstrap 1962. Crime Drama. Directed by Robert Hartford-Davis. Starring Laurence Payne and Jill Adams. Husband and wife look forward to their vacation but get caught between rival jewel thieves.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Fri 31 Jan 20 00:15 Secret of the Sahara 1988. Directed Alberto Negrin. Stars: Michael York, Andie MacDowell, Ben Kingsley and David Soul. Desmond is captured and taken to the Caliph.
Fri 31 Jan 20 01:15 The Traitor 1957. Drama. Directed by Michael McCarthy. Starring Anton Diffring & Christopher Lee. Survivors of a WW2 resistance group meet at a country house to find out which of them had betrayed their leader. (Subtitles Available)
Fri 31 Jan 20 02:55 Inner Sanctum 1948. Thriller. Director: Lew Landers. Stars Charles Russell, Mary Beth Hughes & Dale Belding. A man fleeing the police after having committed a murder hides out in a boarding house in a small town. (Subtitles Available)
Fri 31 Jan 20 04:10 Stormy Crossing 1958. Drama directed by CM Pennington-Richards. Stars John Ireland, Derek Bond & Joy Webster. A story of a fateful cross channel swim. Great shots of Dover in the 50s. (Subtitles Available)
Fri 31 Jan 20 05:35 IWM: Malta GC (1943) 1943. Documentary about the air offensive against Malta, commentary spoken by Laurence Oliver and music by Arnold Bax.
Fri 31 Jan 20 06:00 The Call of Justice (1936) 1936. Western. Director: Albert Herman. Stars: Bill Cody, Gertrude Messinger, Gordon Griffith. Cowboy, Steve Harper, is framed for murder and breaks out of jail to find the real culprit. (Subtitles Available)
Fri 31 Jan 20 07:15 Passenger to London 1937. Thriller. Director: Lawrence Huntingdon. Stars John Warwick, Jenny Laird & Paul Neville. A great B British film. An agent, carrying important papers, is knifed to death on a passenger train. (Subtitles Available)
Fri 31 Jan 20 08:25 The Ghost Camera 1933. Crime drama with Henry Kendall, Ida Lupino (her first full feature) and one of John Mills' early films. A lost camera contains a photo of a murder. (Subtitles Available)
Fri 31 Jan 20 09:45 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.
Fri 31 Jan 20 11:00 June Allyson The Guilty Heart. Stars June Allyson as the regular hostess and occasional star of this dramatic anthology series. This episode also guest stars Paul Engle and James Franciscus
Fri 31 Jan 20 11:30 IWM: Wales – Green Mountain, Black Mountain (1942) 1942. An impressionistic film of Wales as a country of contrasts, with commentary written by Dylan Thomas and music by William Alwyn, Second World War. Directed by John Eldridge.
Fri 31 Jan 20 11:45 Spellbound 1945. Drama. Directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Stars Ingrid Bergman, Gregory Peck & Michael Chekhov. A psychiatrist protects the identity of an amnesia patient accused of murder. (Subtitles Available)
Fri 31 Jan 20 14:00 Rooms Mrs Beale. 1977. Stars Jill Gascoine, Anne Dyson, Willliam Marlowe, Michael Lees. Directed By Bill Bain. We finally meet the new landlord and Ruth is struggling with her new life.
Fri 31 Jan 20 14:30 I See a Dark Stranger 1946. War. Director: Frank Launder. Stars: Deborah Kerr, Trevor Howard, Raymond Huntley. During WW2, a patriotic Irishwoman is used as a spy by the Germans.
Fri 31 Jan 20 16:50 Follow A Star 1959. Comedy. Director: Robert Asher. Stars Norman Wisdom, June Laverick, Fenella Fielding. Norman Truscott is a dry cleaner who dreams of being a singer.
Fri 31 Jan 20 19:00 Crooks In Cloisters 1964. Comedy. Director: Jeremy Summers. Stars Barbara Windsor, Bernard Cribbins & Melvyn Hayes. After pulling off the smallest train robbery, Little Walter and his crew decide to get out of London
Fri 31 Jan 20 21:00 Hazell 1979. Hazell and the Baker Street Sleuth.Nicholas Ball, Peter Bourke & Vivienne Burgess. Hazell is employed by a top investigator and find out that his employer has more wrinkles than the suspect.
Fri 31 Jan 20 22:00 Blood From The Mummy's Tomb 1971. Horror. Directors: Seth Holt. Stars: Andrew Keir, Valerie Leon, James Villiers. An archaeological expedition brings the coffin of an Egyptian queen, known for her magical powers, to London
Fri 31 Jan 20 23:50 A Man Called Sledge 1970. Western. Directors: Vic Morrow. Stars: James Garner, Dennis Weaver, Claude Akins. In the Old West, a gunfighting outlaw plans his way into prison to steal a large shipment of gold. (Subtitles Available)
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Sat 01 Feb 20 01:40 Secret of the Sahara 1988. Directed Alberto Negrin. Stars: Michael York, Andie MacDowell, Ben Kingsley and David Soul. Desmond finds himself revealing his true identity to the Caliph to save another.
Sat 01 Feb 20 02:45 Dakota Lil 1950. Western starring George Montgomery, Rod Cameron and Marie Windsor. Lil (Marie Windsor) is an all dancing, all singing gal. She also knows how to forge bank notes, but Tom is on to her. (Subtitles Available)
Sat 01 Feb 20 04:35 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.
Sat 01 Feb 20 06:00 Frontier Days 1934. Western. Director: Robert F. Hill. Stars Ada Ince Wheeler Oakman & Bill Cody as 'The Pinto Kid'. A man is driven to extreme lengths for a valuable piece of property. (Subtitles Available)
Sat 01 Feb 20 07:10 Diamond City 1949. Drama. Directed by David MacDonald. Stars David Farrar, Honor Blackman & Diana Dors. Set in the diamond fields of South Africa, a lawman is trying to maintain a semblance of law and order. (Subtitles Available)
Sat 01 Feb 20 08:55 Demobbed 1944. Comedy. Demobbed from the army, four troublesome soldiers are reunited with their old Sergeant. Starring Norman Evans, Nat Jackley and Dan Young. Directed by John E Blakely. (Subtitles Available)
Sat 01 Feb 20 10:45 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. (Subtitles Available)
Sat 01 Feb 20 12:20 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 Earth's men as breeding stock (Subtitles Available)
Sat 01 Feb 20 13:55 Personal Affair 1953. Crime. Director: Anthony Pelissier. Stars: Gene Tierney, Leo Genn, Glynis Johns. In a 1950s British village, a teenager, who is in love with her Latin language teacher, disappears.
Sat 01 Feb 20 15:35 Stars on Parade (1948) Filmed in 1948 at Morden Hall Park – a real Party with the stars. See Jack Warner, Kathleen Harrison, Bill Owen, Googie Withers, Jean Kent, Bonar Colleano, Maxwell Reed, Jimmy Hanley & many many more.
Sat 01 Feb 20 15:45 Home at Seven 1952. Drama. Director: Ralph Richardson. Stars Ralph Richardson, Jack Hawkins & Margaret Leighton. David Preston, a bank official goes missing for 24 hours and has no memory of the lost time.
Sat 01 Feb 20 17:30 A Canterbury Tale 1944. War. Directors: Michael Powell. Emeric Pressburger. Stars Eric Portman, Shelia Sim, Dennis Price. A 'Land Girl', an GI, and a British soldier find themselves together on the road to Canterbury
Sat 01 Feb 20 20:05 Nor the Moon By Night 1958. Adventure. Director: Ken Annakin. Stars Michael Craig, Belinda Lee, Patrick McGoohan. After a the loss of her mother, a young women sets out to find her African pen pal.
Sat 01 Feb 20 22:05 And Soon the Darkness 1970. Horror. Director: Robert Fuest. Stars Pamela Franklin, Michele Dotrice & Sandor Eles. Two young women go cycling in the French countryside, but one goes missing…
Sat 01 Feb 20 00:05 Seven Nights in Japan 1976. Action. Directed by Lewis Gilbert. Stars Michael York, Hidemi Aoki & Charles Gray. The fictional royal Prince George travels to Japan and falls in love with a local female tour guide named Sumi.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Sun 02 Feb 20 02:10 The Family Way 1966. Drama. Directors: Roy & John Boulting. Stars Hayley Mills, Hywel Bennett, John Mills & Marjorie Rhodes. A look at the troubles of two young newlyweds, whose marriage has yet to be consummated.
Sun 02 Feb 20 04:25 While I Live 1947. Drama. (aka The Dream of Olwen) 25 years later, a spinster still obsesses over the death of her sister, who was a composer. (Subtitles Available)
Sun 02 Feb 20 06:00 Invisible Message 1935. Western. Directed by Albert Herman. Starring Guinn 'Big Boy' Williams & Marion Shilling. A cowboy comes to aid a rancher threatened by bandits who believe there is treasure buried on her land. (Subtitles Available)
Sun 02 Feb 20 07:15 IWM: Treble One – A Tribute (1959) 1959. Film featuring the 111 Squadron, 'Black Arrows' aerobatics team.
Sun 02 Feb 20 07:40 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. (Subtitles Available)
Sun 02 Feb 20 09:40 The Siege of Pinchgut (AKA Four Desperate Men) 1959. Drama. Directed by Harry Watt. Stars Aldo Ray, Heather Sears and Neil McCallum. Matt Kirk escapes from prison in order to prove his innocence, but heads into trouble
Sun 02 Feb 20 11:50 The Southerner 1945. Drama. Director: Jean Renoir. Stars Zachary Scott, Betty Field and J. Carrol Naish. Nature decides to go against a family of cotton pickers after they decide to get their own ground. (Subtitles Available)
Sun 02 Feb 20 13:40 The Sound Barrier 1952. War. Directed by David Lean. Stars Ralph Richardson, Nigel Patrick. An aircraft manufacturer whose passion for making the ultimate supersonic jet, suffers great personal tragedy in his quest. (Subtitles Available)
Sun 02 Feb 20 16:00 Rockets Galore 1958. Comedy. Director: Michael Relph. Stars: Jeannie Carson, Donald Sinden, Roland Culver. Residents of a small island in the Atlantic resist their government's plan to make their home a missile base
Sun 02 Feb 20 18:00 Get Some In! Erks. Stars: Tony Selby, David Janson, Gerard Ryder. Marsh is promised promotion if C Flight win the Inter-Flight Competition. (S3, E01)
Sun 02 Feb 20 18:30 Tell Me Another Colleagues, Past and Present, from the World of Showbusiness. 1976. Personal anecdotes as told to Dick Hills. This episode stars Michael Bentine, Bernard Cribbins and Jim Dale.
Sun 02 Feb 20 19:00 Old Bill and Son 1940. Comedy. Director: Ian Dalrymple. Stars Morland Graham, John Mills, Mary Clare. World War I veteran Bill is inspired to re-enlist in 1939, and ends up serving with his son.
Sun 02 Feb 20 21:00 Sunday Night at the London Palladium 1960. Variety show hosted by Bruce Forsyth. The stars include Bobby Darin, Art Lund, Libi Staiger, Helen Scott, Inia Wiata, Jack Delon, Trio Rayros, The London Palladium Girls & Boys
Sun 02 Feb 20 22:00 True As A Turtle 1957. Comedy. Director: Wendy Toye. Stars: John Gregson, Cecil Parker, June Thorburn. Newlywed Tony Hudson offers his young wife Jane a cruise on a yacht as a honeymoon trip
Sun 02 Feb 20 00:00 What A Crazy World 1963. Musical. Directed by Michael Carreras. Stars Joe Brown, Susan Maughan, Harry H Corbett and Marty Wilde. An East End lad, Alf Hitchens, dreams of hitting the big time in the music business.

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TPTV Schedule Feb 3rd – Feb 9th

DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Mon 03 Feb 20 01:45 Raise the Titanic 1980. Drama. Directed by Jerry Jameson. Stars Jason Robards, Richard Jordan, David Selby, Anne Archer & Alec Guinness. To obtain a rare mineral, a ship raising operation is conducted on the Titanic. (Subtitles Available)
Mon 03 Feb 20 04:00 The Stars Look Down 1939. Directed by Carol Reed. Starring Michael Redgrave and Margaret Lockwood. Davey Fenwick leaves his mining village on a university scholarship intent on returning to better support the miners. (Subtitles Available)
Mon 03 Feb 20 06:00 Knight of the Plains 1938. Western. Sam Newfield. Fred Scott, Al St. John, Marion Weldon & Richard Cramer. Outlaws Clem and Rand hatch a scheme to rob homesteaders of their land so they can purchase an entire valley
Mon 03 Feb 20 07:15 A Thrill A Second – Glimpses Castle Films 1947. Watch daring feats from tightrope walkers to water skiing in this outlandish short
Mon 03 Feb 20 07:25 The Terror (1938) 1938. Drama. Director: Richard Bird. Stars: Wilfrid Lawson, Richard Murdoch, Bernard Lee, Alistair Sim. No-one among the guests at Monk's Hall Priory suspects that The Terror is in their midst…
Mon 03 Feb 20 09:00 Adventures of Captain Fabian 1951. Drama. Director: William Marshall. Stars Errol Flynn, Micheline Presle, Vincent Price. Lea is accused of murder, Captain Fabian rescues her, but becomes deceived by Lea's flirtatious ways.
Mon 03 Feb 20 11:00 June Allyson An Affair in Athens. Stars June Allyson as the regular hostess and occasional star of this dramatic anthology series. This episode also guest stars Michael David and Rene Kroper
Mon 03 Feb 20 11:30 On The Beat 1962. Comedy. Directed by Robert Asher. Stars Norman Wisdom, Jennifer Jayne & Raymond Huntley. A car park attendant at Scotland Yard dreams of becoming a policeman, but falls short on height! (Subtitles Available)
Mon 03 Feb 20 13:35 The Pot Carriers 1962. Drama. Director: Peter Graham Scott. Stars Ronald Fraser, Carole Lesley, Alfred Burke. A young prisoner struggles to adjust to life inside. (Subtitles Available)
Mon 03 Feb 20 15:15 Crooks Tour 1941. War Comedy. Director: John Baxter. Stars Basil Radford, Naunton Wayne, Greta Gynt. Two Soldiers are mistaken for German agents and accidently hand in vital information of Britain's enemies
Mon 03 Feb 20 16:55 The Lady is a Square 1959. Musical. Director: Herbert Wilcox. Stars: Anna Neagle, Frankie Vaughan, Janette Scott. Frances Baring, a socialite widow attempting to keep her late husband's symphony orchestra going.
Mon 03 Feb 20 19:00 Dr. Crippen 1963. Horror. Directed by Robert Lynn. Donald Pleasence stars as the notorious Dr Crippen, the monstrous Edwardian murderer. Also stars: Samantha Eggar & Coral Browne.
Mon 03 Feb 20 21:00 Special Branch Sorry Is Just A Word. 1970. Stars: Derren Nesbitt, Fulton Mackay, Morris Perry. When a Czech au-pair goes missing, the team learn her Father is one of them ost powerful men in the country. .
Mon 03 Feb 20 22:00 The Small Back Room 1949. Drama. Directors Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger. Stars David Farrar, Jack Hawkins and Kathleen Byron. The best bomb disposal expert must battle his inner self, during the German raids.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Tue 04 Feb 20 00:15 Circle of Deception 1960. Drama. Directed by Jack Lee. Starring Suzy Parker, Bradford Dillman & Harry Andrews. An agent is sent on a dangerous mission to mislead the Germans about the Normandy Landings of 1944. (Subtitles Available)
Tue 04 Feb 20 02:15 The Most Dangerous Game 1932. Horror. Directors: Ernest B. Schoedsack & Irving Pichel. Stars Fay Wray, Joel McCrea, Leslie Banks & Robert Armstrong. Shipwrecked on an island, a hunter becomes the guest of Count Zaroff (Subtitles Available)
Tue 04 Feb 20 03:35 Nomads 1986. Horror. Director: John McTiernan. Starring Pierce Brosnan, Lesley-Anne Down & Anna Maria Monticelli. A French anthropologist specializing in nomadic groups moves to Los Angeles with his wife. (Subtitles Available)
Tue 04 Feb 20 05:25 Honey West 1965. A Stitch In Crime. Classic crime series produced by Aaron Spelling and starring Anne Francis. Honey is hired to recover a stolen dress collection valued at $100,000.
Tue 04 Feb 20 06:00 Once A Thief 1935. Drama. Down on his luck inventor Roger (John Stuart) borrows some money from a handbag he finds but things go wrong when a necklace from the bag goes missing.
Tue 04 Feb 20 07:20 The Stars Look Down 1939. Directed by Carol Reed. Starring Michael Redgrave and Margaret Lockwood. Davey Fenwick leaves his mining village on a university scholarship intent on returning to better support the miners. (Subtitles Available)
Tue 04 Feb 20 09:20 The Gay Dog 1954. Comedy. Director: Maurice Elvey. Stars Wilfred Pickles, Petula Clark, Megs Jenkins, John Blythe, Peter Butterworth & Jon Pertwee. A Miner tries to increase his dog's odds at a big greyhound race
Tue 04 Feb 20 11:00 June Allyson School of the Soldier. Stars June Allyson, Lee J. Cobb, Dick York. An undisciplined group of Union soldiers in the Civil learns their craft thanks to a heroic Captain from Austria is not what he seems
Tue 04 Feb 20 11:30 The Scamp 1957. Crime drama directed by Wolf Rilla and starring Richard Attenborough, Dorothy Alison, Colin Petersen. Todd Dawson is a ten year old waif with a drunken scallywag for a father. (Subtitles Available)
Tue 04 Feb 20 13:15 Daily Checks For Your 1970s Moped! … Moped! Early 1970s educational film made for David before he rides his Moped off to school – remember your safety checks including checking your plug washer!
Tue 04 Feb 20 13:30 Hell in the Pacific 1968. Adventure. Directed by John Boorman and starring Lee Marvin and Toshiro Mifune. During World War II, an American pilot and a Japanese navy captain are deserted on an island in the Pacific Ocean
Tue 04 Feb 20 15:35 Proud Valley 1940. Drama. Director: Pen Tennyson. Stars: Paul Robeson, Edward Chapman, Simon Lack. Hoping to find work in Wales, a ship’s stoker, boards a train and winds up working in a small mining town.
Tue 04 Feb 20 17:10 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
Tue 04 Feb 20 19:15 The Extra Day 1956. Comedy drama. Director William Fairchild. Stars Richard Baseheart, Simone Simon and George Baker. The final scene of a film has been lost and the extras have to be rounded up for a re-shoot.
Tue 04 Feb 20 21:00 Gideon's Way The Reluctant Witness. Stars John Gregson Alexander Davion and Daphne Anderson. Some neighborhood thugs who run a stolen car ring beat a man to death. A timid shop girl is the only witness.
Tue 04 Feb 20 22:00 The Snorkel 1958. Drama. Directed by Guy Green. Stars Peter Van Eyck, Betta St John & Mandy Miller. A teenager suspects that her wealthy mother's suicide was a cleverly planned murder by her diabolical stepfather
Tue 04 Feb 20 23:50 Fear is the Key 1972. Thriller. Director: Michael Tuchner. Stars Barry Newman, Suzy Kendall & John Vernon. After the death of his family, John Talbot hatches an elaborate scheme to bring those responsible to justice.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Wed 05 Feb 20 01:55 White Water Summer 1987. Adventure. Director: Jeff Bleckner. Stars Kevin Bacon, Sean Astin & Jonathan Ward. A wilderness guide leads a group of teenagers on their first outdoor adventure. But tragedy strikes
Wed 05 Feb 20 03:45 The Traitor 1957. Drama. Directed by Michael McCarthy. Starring Anton Diffring & Christopher Lee. Survivors of a WW2 resistance group meet at a country house to find out which of them had betrayed their leader. (Subtitles Available)
Wed 05 Feb 20 05:30 Honey West 1965. The Flame and The Pussycat. Classic crime series produced by Aaron Spelling and stars Anne Francis. Honey and Sam must catch an arsonist to secure a contract with an insurance company
Wed 05 Feb 20 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. (Subtitles Available)
Wed 05 Feb 20 07:10 Glimpses: Riot On Ice 1943. Excerpts from Abbott & Costello's 1943 comedy feature, Hit the Ice.
Wed 05 Feb 20 07:20 Go to Blazes 1962. Comedy. Directed by Michael Truman. Stars Dave King, Robert Morley, Daniel Massey, Dennis Price Maggie Smith. After another smash-and-grab goes wrong, the crooks use a fire engine to escape. (Subtitles Available)
Wed 05 Feb 20 09:05 Tomorrow at Ten 1962. Thriller. Director: Lance Comfort. Stars John Gregson, Robert Shaw & Alec Clunes. It's a race against time when police have to find a kidnapped boy with a bomb that will detonate at 10 o'clock
Wed 05 Feb 20 10:45 Glimpses of a 1960s Driving Lesson Shot around Wiltshire in the late 1960s, we travel around the streets of the 1960s towns with our instructor in our morris minor. Incredible shots of a way of life long gone.
Wed 05 Feb 20 11:00 June Allyson Without Fear. Stars: June Allyson, Edward Binns, Alan Reed Jr. An army wife on a military base tries to solve differences between her young, sensitive son and his brutal father.
Wed 05 Feb 20 11:30 Beautiful But Dangerous 1954. Drama. Rich heiress, Corby Lane (Jean Simmons), returns to a small town to repay the townsfolk for saving her life when she was a child. Starring Robert Mitchum.
Wed 05 Feb 20 13:15 Midlands in the 1960s Glimpses: Filmed in the 1960s this documentary short covers the growth of the Midlands, its industries and landmarks. Great footage of 60s Birmingham and Manchester.
Wed 05 Feb 20 13:30 Mandy 1952. Drama. Director: Alexander Mackendrick. Stars Phyllis Calvert, Jack Hawkins & Terence Morgan. A family's struggle to give their deaf daughter a better life. (Subtitles Available)
Wed 05 Feb 20 15:20 Once Upon a Dream 1949. Comedy. Director: Ralph Thomas. Stars: Googie Withers, Griffith Jones, Guy Middleton. Chaos ensues when a woman wakes up believing that a romantic dream about her new servant is true.
Wed 05 Feb 20 17:05 Interrupted Journey 1949. Thriller. Director: Daniel Birt. Stars Valerie Hobson, Richard Todd, Christine Norden & Tom Walls. John's wife appears to have been shot after her body is found in the wreckage of a train crash.
Wed 05 Feb 20 18:45 The Long Duel 1967. Drama. Directed by Ken Annakin and stars Yul Brynner, Trevor Howard, Harry Andrews and Andrew Keir. An Indian tribal leader becomes a bandit to protest British oppression and tyranny.
Wed 05 Feb 20 21:00 Rumpole of the Bailey Rumpole and the Course of True Love. Stars: Leo McKern, Peggy Thorpe-Bates, Peter Bowles. Rumpole must defend his Client, who is on the edge of loosing their career as a teacher.
Wed 05 Feb 20 22:05 This Is My Street 1964. Drama. Ian Hendry, June Ritchie, John Hurt, Annette Andre, Avice Landone and Mike Pratt feature among an outstanding cast in this mid-sixties realist drama from noted director Sidney Hayers.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Thu 06 Feb 20 00:05 The Driver 1978. Action. Director: Walter Hill. Stars Ryan O'Neal, Bruce Dern, Isabelle Adjani. A top cop, and the best getaway driver faceoff against each other in the ultimate game of cat & mouse.
Thu 06 Feb 20 01:55 Prizzi's Honour 1985. Drama. Directed by John Huston. Stars Jack Nicholson, William Hickey, Anjelica Huston & Kathleen Turner. Life in the Prizzi family is good as long as you honour the wishes of the Godfather.
Thu 06 Feb 20 04:25 The Spiral Staircase 1945. Drama. Directed by Robert Siodmak. Stars Dorothy Maguire, Rhonda Fleming, Ethel Barrymore & George Brent. A young mute woman is frightened by a maniac who is killing off people with disabilities
Thu 06 Feb 20 06:00 IWM: They Stand Ready (1955) 1955. A documentary that offers a robust justification of National Service at a time when large numbers of British troops were stationed in the Mediterranean & the Far East as well as in West Germany
Thu 06 Feb 20 06:20 Blackout 1950. Crime Noir. Directed by Robert S Baker. Screenplay by John Gilling. Stars Maxwell Reed & Dinah Sheridan. An ambulance drops a blind patient to the wrong address, where he stumbles over a body. (Subtitles Available)
Thu 06 Feb 20 07:45 Storing Vegetables Outdoors Made in 1941. Instructions on building an outside larder using soil and straw: this age-old method was a boon to home-front gardeners. Horticultural journalist and broadcaster Roy Hay narrates.
Thu 06 Feb 20 08:00 Blind Corner 1965. Drama. Director: Lance Comfort. Stars William Sylvester, Barbara Shelley & Elizabeth Shepherd. The wife of a blind composer plots to murder her husband after he learns of her affair.
Thu 06 Feb 20 09:35 Flying 55 1939. Crime. Director Reginald Denham. Stars Derrick De Marney, Nancy Burne & Marius Goring. This is an exciting tale of double crossing and blackmail between father and son in the horse racing world
Thu 06 Feb 20 11:00 June Allyson A Great Day for a Scoundrel. Stars: June Allyson, Hans Conried, John Abbott. At a small Californian college Professor life is great until confronted for stealing another identity.
Thu 06 Feb 20 11:30 Take Two: Madeline Smith Madeline Smith Interview. Take Two. Well-known faces from much loved British films and classic television shows talk about their lives and careers in the business.
Thu 06 Feb 20 12:00 Raising The Wind 1961. Comedy. Director: Gerald Thomas. James Robertson-Justice, Leslie Phillips, Sidney James. A group of music students move into a shared flat in order to cut costs.
Thu 06 Feb 20 13:50 1940s Speed Skating – Glimpses Made in the late 30s early 40s narrated by Kent Stevenson – The introduction to England of the hobbies of Ice Hockey, Figure Skating and what a great night out it is!
Thu 06 Feb 20 14:00 Rooms Lonely Hearts. 1977. Stars Julie Shipley, Jenny Twigge, Ian Redford, Cheryl Branker & Christopher Benjamin. Young Leslie has decided to answer an advert in a lonely hearts column.
Thu 06 Feb 20 14:30 True as a Turtle 1957. Comedy. Director: Wendy Toye. Stars: John Gregson, Cecil Parker, June Thorburn. Newlywed Tony Hudson offers his young wife Jane a cruise on a yacht as a honeymoon trip
Thu 06 Feb 20 16:30 BFI: London Can Take It! 1940. Directed by Humphrey Jennings and Harry Watt. A short British propaganda film showing the effects of eighteen hours of the German blitz on London and its people.
Thu 06 Feb 20 16:45 They Who Dare 1954. War Drama. Directed by Lewis Milestone. Stars Dirk Bogarde & Denholm Elliott. In Greece during the war, British commandos and patriots are ordered to destroy two strategic German airfields. (Subtitles Available)
Thu 06 Feb 20 18:50 Hovercraft – Glimpses Short Educational film about the daily workings of the SR.N4 hovercrafts which used to cross the English Channel detailing the features of the crafts and passengers' experiences.
Thu 06 Feb 20 19:05 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 airliner.
Thu 06 Feb 20 21:00 The Human Jungle Wild Goose Chase. 1965. Stars Herbert Lom. A teenager dreams up a detailed account of a non-existent attack upon herself for the police. Guest stars Francesca Annis and Faith Brook.
Thu 06 Feb 20 22:00 All The Way Up 1970. Comedy. Directed by James MacTaggart. Stars Warren Mitchell, Pat Heywood & Elaine Taylor. An ambitious man must make his family socially acceptable before gaining a promotion.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Fri 07 Feb 20 00:05 Poor Cow 1967. Kitchen sink drama by Ken Loach. Young mother Joy (Carol White) is forced to fend for herself when her brutal husband, Tom (Bindon), goes to jail. Can Joy find solace with Dave (Terence Stamp)?
Fri 07 Feb 20 02:10 Double X 1992. Crime drama with Bernard Hill and Norman Wisdom. Former petty thief and safecracker Arthur is the 'brains' behind 'The Organisation' but he wants out. (Subtitles Available)
Fri 07 Feb 20 04:15 Lunch Hour 1961. Comedy. Shirley Anne Field gives a great performance as a young designer on the brink of an affair with a married executive (Robert Stephens) at the company she works for. Starring Kay Walsh.
Fri 07 Feb 20 05:30 Honey West 1965. A Neat Little Package. Classic crime series produced by Aaron Spelling and starring Anne Francis. A newsdealer survives a car wreck with amnesia and a mysterious $175,000.
Fri 07 Feb 20 06:00 Counter-Attack 1945. Drama. Directed by Zoltan Korda. Stars Paul Muni, Marguerite Chapman & Larry Parks. A Russian paratrooper and eight Nazi soldiers are trapped inside the basement of a bombed-out building.
Fri 07 Feb 20 07:45 Convict 99 1938. Comedy. Directed by Marcel Varnel. Stars Will Hay, Moore Marriott, Graham Moffat & Googie Withers. A school master is mistaken for a prison governor and assigned the charge of a prison.
Fri 07 Feb 20 09:30 Address Unknown 1944. Drama. Directed by William Cameron Menzies. Stars Paul Lukas, Carl Esmond & Peter Van Eyck. US art dealer returns to his native Germany for a visit and is attracted by Nazi propaganda.
Fri 07 Feb 20 11:00 June Allyson The Old-Fashioned Way. Stars June Allyson as the regular hostess and occasional star of this dramatic anthology series. This episode also guest stars Dick Shawn and Rebecca Welles
Fri 07 Feb 20 11:30 A Canterbury Tale 1944. War. Directors: Michael Powell. Emeric Pressburger. Stars Eric Portman, Shelia Sim, Dennis Price. A 'Land Girl', an GI, and a British soldier find themselves together on the road to Canterbury
Fri 07 Feb 20 14:00 Rooms Ian and Carol. 1977. Stars Julie Shipley, Jenny Twigge, Ian Redford & Brian Peck. Poor Carlol and Ian are struggling as newlyweds and coping with baby Alison in their lives.
Fri 07 Feb 20 14:30 Rockets Galore 1958. Comedy. Director: Michael Relph. Stars: Jeannie Carson, Donald Sinden, Roland Culver. Residents of a small island in the Atlantic resist their government's plan to make their home a missile base
Fri 07 Feb 20 16:30 The Hasty Heart 1949. Richard Todd, Ronald Reagan & Patricia Neal star in this sensitive adaptation of John Patrick's play focusing on a soldier with little time left, & the friendships he makes with those around him
Fri 07 Feb 20 18:35 Dick Powell Theatre Squadron. Starring Patt Conway & Michael Parks. The actions of a US bomber crew in WWII endanger the rest of the squadron. (S1, EP19)
Fri 07 Feb 20 19:40 For Those In Peril 1944. War Drama. Director: Charles Crichton. Stars David Farrar, Ralph Michael & Robert Wyndham. A WWII flyer fails to join the RAF so he joins the Air – Sea Rescue instead.
Fri 07 Feb 20 21:00 Hazell Hazell Gets the Boot. 1979. Stars: Nicholas Ball, Peter Bourke, Liz Crowther. Hazell finds himself in deep trouble when he is hired by a local villian.
Fri 07 Feb 20 22:00 To the Devil a Daughter 1976. Horror. Director: Peter Sykes. Stars Christopher Lee, Richard Widmark, Honor Blackman & Denholm Elliot. An American novelist battles to save the soul of a young girl from a group of Satanists.
Fri 07 Feb 20 00:00 See No Evil 1971. Thriller. Directed by Richard Fleischer. Stars Mia Farrow, Dorothy Alison, Robin Bailey & Diane Grayson. A young blind woman, residing in the countryside with her family, is pursued by a killer. (Subtitles Available)
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Sat 08 Feb 20 01:50 Junior Bonner 1972. Western. Directed by Sam Peckinpah and starring Steve McQueen, Robert Preston and Ida Lupino. Rodeo rider, Junior Bonner (Steve McQueen), returns to his Arizona hometown and reunites his family.
Sat 08 Feb 20 03:50 Getting an Eyeful 1938. Comedy short directed by William Watson. Nickolai (Danny Kaye) needs an eye test and is the first patient of 'eyetestometist' Henry Groper
Sat 08 Feb 20 04:10 Second Woman 1950. Drama. James V Kern. Stars Betsy Drake, Robert Young, John Sutton & Florence Bates. An architect's fiancee is killed in a mysterious car accident on the night before their wedding. (Subtitles Available)
Sat 08 Feb 20 06:00 Incident in Shanghai 1938. Drama. An unhappy wife of the head of The Red Cross in Shanghai falls for a pilot (Patrick Barr). The pilot is wounded and the husband must operate.
Sat 08 Feb 20 07:20 Fire Maidens From Outerspace 1956. Sci-Fi comedy. Spacemen land on the 13th Moon of Jupiter and find man-hungry space girls waiting for them. Stars: Harry Fowler, Paul Carpenter & Sydney Tafler. (Subtitles Available)
Sat 08 Feb 20 08:55 Make Me an Offer 1954. Comedy. Directed by Cyril Frankel. Starring Peter Finch. The story of Charlie, who as a boy fell in love with a Portland Vase on a trip to a museum, pursues his dream as an antiques dealer.
Sat 08 Feb 20 10:40 Impact 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. (Subtitles Available)
Sat 08 Feb 20 11:55 Danger on Dartmoor 1980. Adventure. Starring Marcus Evans, Simon Henderson, Debby Salter, Barry Foster & Patricia Hayes. An adventure story about lost children who encounter dangers on Dartmoor.
Sat 08 Feb 20 13:05 The Brides of Fu Manchu 1966. Adventure. Director: Don Sharp. Stars: Christopher Lee, Douglas Wilmer, Heinz Drache. Fu Manchu and his army are kidnapping daughters of brilliant scientists to demand ransom.
Sat 08 Feb 20 15:00 Seven Thunders 1957. War. Director: Hugo Fregonese. Stars: Stephen Boyd, James Robertson Justice, Tony Wright. Escaping British prisoners of war hide out in German occupied France.
Sat 08 Feb 20 17:05 City Under the Sea 1965. Fantasy. Director. Jacques Tourneur. Vincent Price, Tab Hunter, Susan Hart. A group of people discover an underwater society of smugglers that never age.
Sat 08 Feb 20 18:50 The Floating Dutchman 1954. Drama. Stars Dermot Walsh, Sydney Tafler & Mary Germaine. A Scotland Yard detective goes undercover among a gang of jewel thieves.
Sat 08 Feb 20 20:25 The Mind Benders 1963. Drama. Director: Basil Dearden. Stars: Dirk Bogarde, Mary Ure, Michael Bryant. Following the suicide of a colleague, an Oxford Scientist submits himself to a particularly dangerous experiment.
Sat 08 Feb 20 22:40 The Naked Civil Servant 1975. Biographical Drama. Directed by Jack Gold. Stars John Hurt, Liz Gebhardt, Patricia Hodge. Based on the autobiography of Quentin Crisp, who lived as an openly gay man in an intolerant era.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Sun 09 Feb 20 00:15 Life at the Top 1965. Drama. Director: Ted Kotcheff. Stars Laurence Harvey, Jean Simmons, Honor Blackman & Michael Craig. This sequel to 'Room At the Top' finds a social climber having an affair with an anchor-woman (Subtitles Available)
Sun 09 Feb 20 02:30 The Cat and the Canary 1978. Thriller. Director Radley Metzger. Stars Honor Blackman, Michael Callan & Edward Fox. A group of potential heirs gather in a forbidding old house to learn which of them will inherit a fortune. (Subtitles Available)
Sun 09 Feb 20 04:30 Treetop Daredevils From the 1940s. A documentary on the amazing techniques used by loggers to fell trees and the lumberjacks who risk life and limb to get wood to the Sawmill.
Sun 09 Feb 20 04:45 Burnt Evidence 1954. Drama starring Jane Hylton, Duncan Lamont and Donald Gray. Lamont plays the jealous husband of Hylton. When confronting her lover, he accidentally shoots the man and runs for the hills. (Subtitles Available)
Sun 09 Feb 20 06:00 Music Hall 1934. Musical. Director: John Baxter. Stars George Carney, Ben Field, Mark Daly & Helena Pickard. A rare film put out by Twickenham Film Studios which includes many original music hall acts. (Subtitles Available)
Sun 09 Feb 20 07:20 The Adventurers 1951. Adventure. Director: David MacDonald. Stars Jack Hawkins, Dennis Price, Siobhan McKenna & Peter Hammond. During the Boer War, several men go into the South African veldt in search of diamonds.
Sun 09 Feb 20 09:00 Sea to Plate and Billingsgate in 1956 – Glimpses 1956. Documentary on the distribution of fish throughout England. From tower bridge at 6am at Billingsgate in the 1950s to all the little harbours around the coast and everything in between.
Sun 09 Feb 20 09:20 Laxdale Hall 1952. Comedy. Car owners of a remote Scottish village refuse to pay road funds until a proper road has been built. Starring Ronald Squire, Fulton Mackay & Prunella Scales.
Sun 09 Feb 20 10:55 Proud Valley 1940. Drama. Director: Pen Tennyson. Stars: Paul Robeson, Edward Chapman, Simon Lack. Hoping to find work in Wales, a ship's stoker, boards a train and winds up working in a small mining town.
Sun 09 Feb 20 12:30 Child's Play 1954. Comedy. Director: Margaret Thomson. Stars Mona Washbourne, Peter Martyn and Dorothy Alison. A group of children get their hands on an atomic chemistry set, and mischief ensues. (Subtitles Available)
Sun 09 Feb 20 13:50 Brandy for the Parson 1951. Comedy. A young couple on a boating holiday off the Kent coast get caught up in a smuggling racket. Starring Kenneth More, Charles Hawtrey & Alfie Bass.
Sun 09 Feb 20 15:25 BFI: Terminus 1961. Drama. Directed by John Schlesinger. Iconic short of a day in the life of a London Railway Station.
Sun 09 Feb 20 16:00 I Know Where I'm Going 1945. Drama. Directed by Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger. Starring: Wendy Hiller, Roger Livesey, George Carney. A young Englishwoman goes to the Hebrides to marry her older, wealthier fiance.
Sun 09 Feb 20 18:00 Get Some In! End of Basic Training. Stars: Tony Selby, David Janson, Gerard Ryder. Alice threatens to walk out on Marsh when he's busted back to corporal (S3, E02)
Sun 09 Feb 20 18:30 Bespoke Overcoat 1955. Drama. Director: Jack Clayton. Stars David Kossoff & Alfie Bass. A man's only desire is to have an overcoat, but dies of hypothermia and so returns as a ghost demanding his friend steal him one
Sun 09 Feb 20 19:10 Sea Devils 1953. Adventure. Director: Raoul Walsh. Stars Rock Hudson, Yvonne De Carlo, Maxwell Reed. Based on Victor Hugo's 'Toilers of the Sea', the threat of Napoleonic invasion hangs heavy over Britain.
Sun 09 Feb 20 21:00 Sunday Night at the London Palladium … Palladium. 1960. Variety show hosted by Bruce Forsyth. This stars include Adam Faith, The John Barry Seven, Beryl Reid, Rise Stevens, The Dior Dancers, The John Tiller Girls and Beat the Clock.
Sun 09 Feb 20 22:00 The L Shaped Room 1962. Drama. Directed by Bryan Forbes. Stars Leslie Caron, Brock Peters, Tom Bell & Patricia Phoenix. In an Academy Award nominated performance, a pregnant French girl moves to a seedy boarding house

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DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Mon 10 Feb 20 00:30 Lost Horizon (1973) 1973. Adventure. Director: Charles Jarrott. Stars Peter Finch, Liv Ullmann & Sally Kellerman. After escaping war torn china, a plane crash leaves people secluded on Shangri-La. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 10 Feb 20 03:15 Mr Kingstreet's War 1972. Thriller. During the Second World War, American couple Mr Kingstreet (John Saxon) and Maggie (Tippi Hedren), run a reserve that is located between British and Italian colonies in South Africa. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 10 Feb 20 05:00 Dick Powell Theatre Run 'Til It's Dark. Starring Tuesday Weld & Fabian. Why is Stacy on the run? And who is the mystery man who comes after her when she tries to hide out in Las Vegas? (S2, EP3)
Mon 10 Feb 20 06:00 The Ace of Spades 1935. Crime drama made at Twickenham Film Studios. Starring Michael Hogan, Dorothy Boyd and Richard Cooper. A man is accused of murder based on evidence written on a playing card. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 10 Feb 20 07:20 The Pirates of Blood River 1962. Drama. Directed by John Gilling. Stars Kerwin Mathews, Christopher Lee, Marie Devereux & Oliver Reed. Pirates force Jonathon to lead them to his settlement after hearing about hidden treasures. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 10 Feb 20 09:05 Calling Paul Temple 1948. Crime Drama starring John Bentley & Dinah Sheridan. Scotland Yard is unable to unravel the 'Rex' murders and cannot manage without the help of Paul Temple and his sidekick 'Steve'. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 10 Feb 20 11:00 June Allyson The Moth. Stars June Allyson as the regular hostess and occasional star of this dramatic anthology series. This episode also guest stars Joe Maross and Janine Grandel
Mon 10 Feb 20 11:30 Duel in the Sun 1946. Western. Directed by King Vidor and starring Gregory Peck, Jennifer Jones and Joseph Cotten. When her father is hanged, the beautiful Pearl Chavez goes to live with distant relatives in Texas.
Mon 10 Feb 20 14:05 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. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 10 Feb 20 16:10 Seven Thunders 1957. War. Director: Hugo Fregonese. Stars: Stephen Boyd, James Robertson Justice, Tony Wright. Escaping British prisoners of war hide out in German occupied France.
Mon 10 Feb 20 18:15 South of Algiers 1953. Crime. Director: Jack Lee. Stars Van Heflin, Wanda Hendrix, Eric Portman. Archaeologists and thieves search the Sahara desert for the priceless mask of Moloch.
Mon 10 Feb 20 20:00 Danger UXB Dead Man's Shoes. 1979. Stars Anthony Andrews, Marjie Lawrence & Deborah Watling. Second Lieutenant Brian Ash joins his new regiment only to find that they are assigned to bomb disposal. (S1, E1)
Mon 10 Feb 20 21:00 Special Branch Error Of Judgement. 1970. Stars: Derren Nesbitt, Fulton Mackay, Morris Perry. Inman sends Jordon to investigate the leader of a pro–germ warfare group.
Mon 10 Feb 20 22:00 The Raging Moon 1971. Drama. Directed by Bryan Forbes. Stars Malcolm McDowell, Nanette Newman & Georgia Brown. Bruce is paralysed after his brother's wedding. Rejected by his family, he is placed in a nursing home.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Tue 11 Feb 20 00:15 Moulin Rouge 1952. Drama. Director: John Huston. Stars Jose Ferrer & Zsa Zsa Gabor. The story is that of the crippled artist who forgets his worries by drinking and mingling at the Moulin Rouge nightclub in Paris.
Tue 11 Feb 20 02:35 The Extra Day 1956. Comedy drama. Director William Fairchild. Stars Richard Baseheart, Simone Simon and George Baker. The final scene of a film has been lost and the extras have to be rounded up for a re-shoot.
Tue 11 Feb 20 04:20 Scarlet Thread 1951. Crime drama directed by Lewis Gilbert and starring Kathleen Byron, Laurence Harvey and Sydney Tafler. Two high flying crooks take part in a robbery that goes very wrong. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 11 Feb 20 05:50 IWM: Orace (1944) 1944. Short 'Careless Talk' film in the style of a silent comic melodrama, Second World War. Orace returns home on leave arriving on the back of a horse and cart with his glamorous fiance
Tue 11 Feb 20 06:00 Cornish Ramble 1946. Directed by Paul Barralet. A Travelogue of Cornwall in the late 1940s. A place where superstition and legend are part of a way of life. We visit many of the famous landmarks and a Tin mine.
Tue 11 Feb 20 06:20 Bond of Fear 1956. Crime Drama directed by Henry Cass and starring Dermot Walsh and Jane Barrett. Filmed at Nettlefold. A man and his family on a caravan holiday in France are taken hostage by an escaped convict. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 11 Feb 20 07:40 After The Ball 1957. Musical. Director: Compton Bennett. Stars Pat Kirkwood, Laurence Harvey & Jerry Stovin. The biographical telling of the great music hall singer Vesta Tilley, who married into the nobility.
Tue 11 Feb 20 09:20 The Flemish Farm 1943. War drama. Directed by Jeffery Dell and starring Jane Baxter, Clifford Evans and Philip Friend. An injured pilot and his nurse are separated when Belgium surrenders to the Nazis.
Tue 11 Feb 20 11:00 June Allyson The Haven. Stars: June Allyson, Ralph Bellamy, Patricia Breslin. A man believes that his son's death was not just a straightforward boating accident.
Tue 11 Feb 20 11:30 Will any Gentleman 1953. Comedy. Director: Michael Anderson. Stars George Cole & Veronica Hurst. A dull, spineless bank clerk attends a hypnotist's show and finds himself transformed into a confident womaniser.
Tue 11 Feb 20 13:15 Lost 1956. Thriller. Director: Guy Green. Stars David Farrar, David Knight & Julia Arnall. U.S. Embassy employee & his wife discover that their 18 month old baby has disappeared in London.
Tue 11 Feb 20 15:05 Dick Powell Theatre The Legend. Starring Sammy Davis Jr & Everett Sloane. A reporter enlists the help of a one-eyed prizefighter to expose a boxing racket. (S1, EP22)
Tue 11 Feb 20 16:05 The Floating Dutchman 1954. Drama. Stars Dermot Walsh, Sydney Tafler & Mary Germaine. A Scotland Yard detective goes undercover among a gang of jewel thieves.
Tue 11 Feb 20 17:40 The Traitor 1957. Drama. Directed by Michael McCarthy. Starring Anton Diffring & Christopher Lee. Survivors of a WW2 resistance group meet at a country house to find out which of them had betrayed their leader. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 11 Feb 20 19:20 Small Voice 1948. Drama. Director: Fergus Mcdonell. Stars. James Donald, Valerie Hobson, David Greene. A couple come across a car crash on their way to wales, where they discover that the occupants are armed.
Tue 11 Feb 20 21:00 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.
Tue 11 Feb 20 22:00 To the Devil a Daughter 1976. Horror. Director: Peter Sykes. Stars Christopher Lee, Richard Widmark, Honor Blackman & Denholm Elliot. An American novelist battles to save the soul of a young girl from a group of Satanists.
Tue 11 Feb 20 00:00 Oklahoma Crude 1973. Comedy. Director: Stanley Kramer. Stars: George C. Scott, Faye Dunaway & John Mills. In 1913 Oklahoma, Lena Doyle aided by her father, stubbornly drills for oil despite pressure to sell her land
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Wed 12 Feb 20 02:15 Comedy Cocktail 1951. EJ Fancey presents Cavalcade of some of Charlie Chaplin's most famous comedies.
Wed 12 Feb 20 02:35 Crooks Tour 1941. War Comedy. Director: John Baxter. Stars Basil Radford, Naunton Wayne, Greta Gynt. Two Soldiers are mistaken for German agents and accidently hand in vital information of Britain's enemies
Wed 12 Feb 20 04:15 Emergency Call 1952. Drama. A young child must have a blood transfusion, but she has a rare blood group. Can a donor be found? Starring Jack Warner and Anthony Steel. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 12 Feb 20 06:00 Two on the Tiles 1951. Comedy. Director: John Guillermin. Stars Herbert Lom, Hugh McDermott & Brenda Bruce. A husband and wife are blackmailed by the butler on evidence of nights out until they combine to prevent him. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 12 Feb 20 07:30 IWM: They Stand Ready (1955) 1955. A documentary that offers a robust justification of National Service at a time when large numbers of British troops were stationed in the Mediterranean & the Far East as well as in West Germany
Wed 12 Feb 20 07:55 Danger on Dartmoor 1980. Adventure. Starring Marcus Evans, Simon Henderson, Debby Salter, Barry Foster & Patricia Hayes. An adventure story about lost children who encounter dangers on Dartmoor.
Wed 12 Feb 20 09:05 Touch & Go 1955. Comedy. Directed by Michael Truman. Stars Jack Hawkins, Margaret Johnston & June Thorburn. Jim makes a sudden decision to emigrate to Australia after a row with his boss.
Wed 12 Feb 20 10:50 The Motor car 1960s-1970s – Glimpses A stunningly prophetic old news feature on the motor car and its place in the world. Made in the late 1960s / early 1970s.
Wed 12 Feb 20 11:00 June Allyson The Man Who Wanted Everything. Stars June Allyson as the regular hostess and occasional star of this dramatic anthology series. This episode also guest stars Russell Nype and Eileen Ryan.
Wed 12 Feb 20 11:30 Sea Devils 1953. Adventure. Director: Raoul Walsh. Stars Rock Hudson, Yvonne De Carlo, Maxwell Reed. Based on Victor Hugo's 'Toilers of the Sea', the threat of Napoleonic invasion hangs heavy over Britain.
Wed 12 Feb 20 13:20 Song Hits on Parade 1936. Directed by by Fred Waller. Featuring 'These Foolish Things' and 'Tiger Rag' by Freddie Rich, 'I Can't Escape You' by Jerry Cooper and 'Until Today' by Bunny Berrigon.
Wed 12 Feb 20 13:30 The Dark Man 1951. Drama. Directed by Jeffrey Dell. Stars Maxwell Reed, Edward Underdown, Natasha Parry & William Hartnell. An inspector hunts a killer who is looking for an actress who witnessed him commit murder
Wed 12 Feb 20 15:10 City Under the Sea 1965. Fantasy. Director. Jacques Tourneur. Vincent Price, Tab Hunter, Susan Hart. A group of people discover an underwater society of smugglers that never age.
Wed 12 Feb 20 16:55 The Star That Couldn't Shine A short bio about constance smith a talented but troubled irish actress and her sad demise
Wed 12 Feb 20 17:05 Folly To Be Wise 1952. Comedy. Stars Alastair Sim, Elizabeth Allan & Roland Culver. Newly arrived Army Chaplin, Captain Paris (Alastair Sim) attempts to book various acts for the entertainment of a troop of soldiers. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 12 Feb 20 18:55 Our Man In Marrakesh 1966. Comedy. Director: Don Sharp. Stars Tony Randall, Senta Berger, Herbert Lom, Wilfrid Hyde-White & Terry Thomas. A traveller on a bus to Marrakesh is carrying $2 million to fix a vote
Wed 12 Feb 20 20:45 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.
Wed 12 Feb 20 21:00 Rumpole of the Bailey Rumpole and the Age for Retirement. Stars: Leo McKern, Peggy Thorpe-Bates, Peter Bowles. Rumpole is urged to retire by the criminal clan.
Wed 12 Feb 20 22:05 The Mind Benders 1963. Drama. Director: Basil Dearden. Stars: Dirk Bogarde, Mary Ure, Michael Bryant. Following the suicide of a colleague, an Oxford Scientist submits himself to a particularly dangerous experiment.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Thu 13 Feb 20 00:20 KOTCH 1971. Comedy, Drama. Directed by Jack Lemmon. Stars Walter Matthau, Jack Lemmon & Deborah Winters. To avoid settling in a nursing home, a retired salesman, is obliged to leave his son's family.
Thu 13 Feb 20 02:35 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!
Thu 13 Feb 20 04:20 Man Who Changed His Name 1934. Drama. Lyn Harding plays Shelby Clive, who has been obliged to shorten his last name so that he won't be confused with a notorious (and never-apprehended) wife murderer.
Thu 13 Feb 20 06:00 Spring Rhapsody Charming 1950s colour film on the wonders of Mother Nature in spring time, with beautiful music by The Queens Hall Light Orchestra, narrated by Ruth Warwick.
Thu 13 Feb 20 06:10 Going Gay 1935. Musical starring Arthur Riscoe, Naunton Wayne and Magda Schneider. Two friends fall for a lady singer and both try to make her a star. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 13 Feb 20 07:25 The Lady is a Square 1959. Musical. Director: Herbert Wilcox. Stars: Anna Neagle, Frankie Vaughan, Janette Scott. Frances Baring, a socialite widow attempting to keep her late husband's symphony orchestra going.
Thu 13 Feb 20 09:30 Miss Robin Hood 1952. Comedy. Henry is a mild man who writes adventure stories for his girls. All is fine until he meets Miss Honey! Starring Richard Hearne & Margaret Rutherford. Directed by John Guillermin.
Thu 13 Feb 20 11:00 June Allyson The Country Mouse. Stars: June Allyson, Orson Bean, Adolphe Menjou. A cartoonist finds it impossible to concentrate on his next commission
Thu 13 Feb 20 11:30 IWM: Ordinary People (1942) Twenty-four hours in London during the Blitz, directed by Jack Lee
Thu 13 Feb 20 12:00 Surprise Package 1960. Comedy. Directed by Stanley Donen. Stars Yul Brynner, Noel Coward, Mitzi Gaynor, Lyndon Brook & Eric Pohlmann. A devil-may-care gambler and a small-time hood plan to steal an exiled king's crown
Thu 13 Feb 20 14:00 Rooms
Thu 13 Feb 20 14:30 Life In Emergency Ward 10 1959. Drama. Based on the smash hit TV series about the daily life and the ups and downs of a hospital. Stars Michael Craig, Wilfred Hyde-White and Joan Sims. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 13 Feb 20 16:10 The Ringer 1953. Drama. Directed by Guy Hamilton. Stars Herbert Lom, Donald Wolfit & Mai Zetterling. A criminal master of disguise nicknamed 'The Ringer' is out for deadly revenge against a London lawyer.
Thu 13 Feb 20 17:45 The Last Man To Hang 1956. Drama. Directed by Terence Fisher. Stars Tom Conway, Elizabeth Sellars, Hugh Latimer & Eunice Gayson. Conway is on trial for the murder of his neurotic wife by means of a sedative overdose.
Thu 13 Feb 20 19:20 The Shillingbury Blowers 1979. Drama. Directed by Val Guest and stars Robin Nedwell, Diane Keen and Trevor Howard. The arrival of a pop star and his wife, upsets the status quo of the Shillingbury village brass band.
Thu 13 Feb 20 21:00 The Human Jungle Enemy Outside. 1965. Stars Herbert Lom. Two men in the same hospital ward give Drs Corder and Davis a problem that trembles on the brink of catastrophe. Guest stars Tony Tanner.
Thu 13 Feb 20 22:00 Expresso Bongo 1959. Drama. Director: Val Guest. Stars Laurence Harvey, Sylvia Syms, Yolande Donlan & Cliff Richard. A sleazy agent discovers a young singer in a coffee house and starts him on the road to stardom. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Fri 14 Feb 20 00:15 Before Winter Comes 1969. Drama. Director: J. Lee Thompson. Stars: David Niven, Topol, Anna Karina and John Hurt. After World War II, in a camp for the displaced, an interpreter mediates between the British and Soviets.
Fri 14 Feb 20 02:20 The Primitives 1962. Drama starring Jan Holden, Bill Edwards and Rio Fanning. A group of entertainers supplement their income by being international jewel thieves.
Fri 14 Feb 20 03:45 Murder At the Grange 1952. Drama. Directed by Victor M. Gover. Starring Tod Slaughter & Patrick Barr. A private investigator is approached by two old ladies who say they are being terrorised.
Fri 14 Feb 20 04:20 The Broken Melody 1934. Directed by Bernard Vorhaus. Paul Verlaine, a struggling composer (John Garrick) is supported by Germaine (Merle Oberon) who is secretly in love with him.
Fri 14 Feb 20 06:00 Inner Sanctum 1948. Thriller. Director: Lew Landers. Stars Charles Russell, Mary Beth Hughes & Dale Belding. A man fleeing the police after having committed a murder hides out in a boarding house in a small town. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 14 Feb 20 07:15 A Night in a Music Hall A 1939 musical short that was the first in a series called 'Musical Hall Vanities'. Directed by Arthur Dreifuss and starring Pinky Tomlin, Nell Kelly, Betty Atkinson, Estelle Preston & more.
Fri 14 Feb 20 07:30 Josephine and Men 1956. Comedy. Director: Roy Boulting. Stars: Glynis Johns, Jack Buchanan, Donald Sinden. The trouble with Josephine is that her sympathetic nature leads her to switch from man to man.
Fri 14 Feb 20 09:30 Time Is My Enemy 1954. Drama. Director: Don Chaffey. Stars Dennis Price, Renee Asherson, Susan Shaw, William Franklyn & Patrick Barr. A re-married woman is blackmailed by her first husband, who she believed was dead.
Fri 14 Feb 20 10:45 The Motor car 1960s-1970s – Glimpses A stunningly prophetic old news feature on the motor car and its place in the world. Made in the late 1960s / early 1970s.
Fri 14 Feb 20 11:00 June Allyson Our Man in Rome. Stars June Allyson as the regular hostess and occasional star of this dramatic anthology series. This episode also guest stars Rossano Brazzi and Jack Mullaney
Fri 14 Feb 20 11:30 Crosby Favourites A sing a long version of some Crosby Favourites made in 1949, all sung by The famous King Sisters and Gene Morgan. With words along the bottom so we can all join in!
Fri 14 Feb 20 11:45 Summertime 1955. Drama. Jane (Katharine Hepburn) finally makes her dream trip to Venice but has no one to share the beautiful city with, until… Directed by David Lean.
Fri 14 Feb 20 13:45 IWM: Farnborough (1966) The film reviews many of the aircraft on display, including: Short Skyvan, Handley Page Herald, Wallis Autogyro WA 116, Vickers VC10, Beagle Husky, Beagle Mk II, Beagle Pup and more.
Fri 14 Feb 20 14:00 Rooms
Fri 14 Feb 20 14:30 The Rocking Horse Winner 1949. Drama. Director: Anthony Pelissier. Stars John Howard Davies, Valerie Hobson, John Mills & Ronald Squire. After receiving a rocking horse, a child is able to pick winning horses at the racetrack
Fri 14 Feb 20 16:20 Talking Pictures With Tyler Butterworth In this exclusive interview Tyler celebrates the life and career of his parents, Peter Butterworth and Janet Brown, and shares tales of his own career from children's television to film and theatre
Fri 14 Feb 20 17:05 Leslie Howard: The Man Who Gave a Damn 2016. Documentary. Director: Thomas Hamilton. Stars Derek Partridge, Norman Spencer & Matthew Sweet. Intimate and compelling documentary on the life & career of Leslie Howard (1893-1943).
Fri 14 Feb 20 18:50 The Bargee 1964. Comedy. Directed by Duncan Wood. Stars Harry H. Corbett, Hugh Griffith & Ronnie Barker. The film charts the course of love of a Casanova who lives and works on the canals, breaking hearts. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 14 Feb 20 21:00 Hazell Hazell Gets the Bird. 1979. Stars: Nicholas Ball, Michael Angelis, Gyearbuor Asante. Hazell is hired by a gorgeous woman after her shop is vandalised.
Fri 14 Feb 20 22:00 The Reptile 1966. Horror. Director: John Gilling. Star: Noel Willman, Jennifer Daniel, Ray Barrett, Jacqueline Pearce. A deadly epidemic is spreading through the remote Cornish village of Clagmoor Heath.
Fri 14 Feb 20 23:50 Fragment Of Fear 1970. Drama. Director: Richard C. Sarafian. Stars: David Hemmings, Gayle Hunnicutt and Wilfrid Hyde-White. Tim Brett is holidaying in Italy with his aunt. When she is murdered, he tries to investigate
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Sat 15 Feb 20 01:50 Killings At Outpost Zeta 1980. Sci-Fi. A team investigates the mysterious deaths of two previous expeditioners to a strategically important part of a barren world. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 15 Feb 20 03:40 D'ye Ken John Peel 1934. Drama starring John Garrick and Stanley Holloway. Major John Peel returns after the Napoleonic war to find his sweetheart engaged to another.
Sat 15 Feb 20 05:20 BFI: Terminus 1961. Drama. Directed by John Schlesinger. Iconic short of a day in the life of a London Railway Station.
Sat 15 Feb 20 06:00 Hammer The Toff 1952. Crime Drama by Maclean Rogers. The Toff (John Bentley) tries to help Susan (Patricia Dainton) reunite with her missing uncle who's been targeted by criminals that are after his steel formula. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 15 Feb 20 07:30 Idol On Parade 1959. Comedy. Directed by John Gilling. Stars Anthony Newley, William Bendix & Anne Aubrey. Newley is a pop singer called up to serve in the British army.
Sat 15 Feb 20 09:15 Good Morning, Boys 1937. Comedy. Directed by Marcel Varnel. Stars Will Hay, Martita Hunt, Lilli Palmer, Charles Hawtrey & Peter Gawthorne. The headmaster of a boy's school unwittingly helps an escaped convict.
Sat 15 Feb 20 10:50 Cone of Silence 1960. Drama. Director: Charles Frend. Stars Michael Craig, Peter Cushing & Bernard Lee. A veteran pilot faces a court inquiry after a jet airliner crashes. His daughter fights to clear his name.
Sat 15 Feb 20 12:40 Nurse on Wheels 1963. Comedy. Director: Gerald Thomas. Stars Juliet Mills, Ronald Lewis, Joan Sims. Quietly competent young Joanna moves to a country village to take up her first job as District Nurse. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 15 Feb 20 14:25 Five Guns West 1955. Western. Director: Roger Corman. Stars John Lund, Dorothy Malone, Mike Connors. Shalee Jethro helps her father run a desert stagecoach station but comes into trouble with bandits.
Sat 15 Feb 20 16:00 Scarlet Blade 1963. Drama. Director: John Gilling. Stars Lionel Jeffries, Oliver Reed, Jack Hedley. In 1648, during the English Civil War, Captain Sylvester switches sides between the Parliamentary and Royal camp.
Sat 15 Feb 20 17:40 State Secret 1950. Drama. Director: Sidney Gilliat. Stars Douglas Fairnbanks Jr. Glynis Johns, Jack Hawkins. After WW2, the dictator of a small police state dies during surgery and the Surgeon is held captive.
Sat 15 Feb 20 19:50 Now and Forever 1956. Drama. Directed by Mario Zampi. Stars Janette Scott, Vernon Gray, Kay Walsh & Jack Warner. A schoolgirl falls in love with the son of a local garage owner and they hatch a plan to elope.
Sat 15 Feb 20 21:50 Some Will, Some Won't 1970. Comedy. Director: Duncan Wood. Stars Ronnie Corbett, Thora Hird, Michael Hordern. In his will, a prankster, Henry Russell, charges his four beneficiaries to justify their inheritance of �150K
Sat 15 Feb 20 23:40 Don't Talk To Strange Men 1962. Thriller. Christina Gregg, Cyril Raymond, Gillian Lind & Dandy Nichols star in this tense and suspenseful British thriller. A serial killer is at large in the British countryside.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Sun 16 Feb 20 01:00 Night of the Demon (AKA Curse of the Demon) 1957. Horror. Director: Jacques Tourneur. Stars Dana Andrews, Peggy Cummins and Niall MacGinnis. A professor arrives in London to find himself investigating a devil worshipper
Sun 16 Feb 20 03:00 Our Man In Marrakesh 1966. Comedy. Director: Don Sharp. Stars Tony Randall, Senta Berger, Herbert Lom, Wilfrid Hyde-White & Terry Thomas. A traveller on a bus to Marrakesh is carrying $2 million to fix a vote
Sun 16 Feb 20 04:50 The Balloon Goes Up 1942. Musical. Comedy duo Ethel Revnell and Gracie West star in this comedy musical. The double act masquerade as WAAFs on a balloon site to help the authorities capture a group of fifth columnists. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 16 Feb 20 06:00 Wild Wings Awarded an Oscar as well as four other international awards. At the wildfowl trust at Slimbridge in Gloucestershire, Peter Scott and his team assist with the protection of many species of of bird life
Sun 16 Feb 20 06:45 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. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 16 Feb 20 08:00 Double Bunk 1961. Comedy Stars Ian Carmichael, Janette Scott, Sidney James & Liz Fraser. A newlywed couple are desperate to get back home after their houseboat runs out of fuel in France.
Sun 16 Feb 20 09:50 Three Men In A Boat 1956. Comedy. Director: Ken Annakin. Stars Laurence Harvey, Jimmy Edwards & David Tomlinson. Based on the Jerome K Jerome novel. The story follows three men who decide to go on holiday on the Thames.
Sun 16 Feb 20 11:40 The Ghost of Monk's Island 1966. Action. Directors: Jan Darnley-Smith, Jeremy Summers. Stars Pierre Bedenes, Lucinda Jackson & Peter Bartlett. Four young children are shipwrecked on an island, but they are note alone.
Sun 16 Feb 20 13:30 The Rainbow Jacket 1954. Drama. Directed by Basil Dearden. Stars Robert Morley, Kay Walsh & Edward Underdown. A champion jockey is banned from racing so spends his time helping a young lad to become the next champion.
Sun 16 Feb 20 15:30 Great Expectations 1974. Drama. Directed by Joseph Hardy. Stars Michael York, Sarah Miles, Margaret Leighton, James Mason & Anthony Quayle. Charles Dickens' tale of an orphan given the opportunity to escape from poverty (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 16 Feb 20 18:00 Get Some In! RAF Midham. Stars: Tony Selby, David Janson, Gerard Ryder. The lads make their way up to Lancashire to train as nursing attendants. (S3, E03)
Sun 16 Feb 20 18:30 Bespoke Overcoat 1955. Drama. Director: Jack Clayton. Stars David Kossoff & Alfie Bass. A man's only desire is to have an overcoat, but dies of hypothermia and so returns as a ghost demanding his friend steal him one
Sun 16 Feb 20 19:15 Will any Gentleman 1953. Comedy. Director: Michael Anderson. Stars George Cole & Veronica Hurst. A dull, spineless bank clerk attends a hypnotist's show and finds himself transformed into a confident womaniser.
Sun 16 Feb 20 21:00 Sunday Night at the London Palladium … Palladium. 1960. Variety show hosted from the London Palladium Theatre in London's West End.
Sun 16 Feb 20 22:00 The Boys From Brazil 1978. Drama. Directed by Franklin J. Schaffner. Stars Gregory Peck, Laurence Olivier & James Mason. A Nazi hunter in Paraguay discovers a sinister and bizarre plot to rekindle the Third Reich. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)