Talking Pictures TV Programme Schedule

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November 30th to December 6th



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TPTV Schedule November 30th to December 6th

DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Mon 30 Nov 20 00:00 Girl in Room 13 1960. Crime. Directed by Richard E. Cunha. Stars Brian Donlevy, Andrea Bayard, Victor Merinow. A letter summons American detective, Steve Marshall, to Brazil in search of a fugitive murderess.
Mon 30 Nov 20 01:35 Timeslip 1955. Crime. Directed by Ken Hughes. Stars Gene Nelson, Faith Domergue & Joseph Tomelty. A body is recovered from the Thames and reporter, Delaney, identifies the man as being a nuclear physicist.
Mon 30 Nov 20 03:25 Laurel & Hardy: This Is Your Life 1954. Stars Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy & Bob Warren. A tribute to the legendary comic duo on the American version of This Is Your Life, presented by Ralph Edwards.
Mon 30 Nov 20 04:00 Hannay A Point of Honour. 1988. Stars Robert Powell, Christopher Scoular & Gavin Richards. An encounter with a young lady on a train leads to a strange weekend of mistaken identity and danger (S1,E02)
Mon 30 Nov 20 05:00 Burke's Law 1967. Who Killed Hamlet? The crime-solving adventures of dashing, debonair Amos Burke (Gene Barry ), an L.A.P.D. homicide captain who is also a millionaire.
Mon 30 Nov 20 06:00 Marconiphone 1930s silent film on The famous Radio made by Marconiphone at �6 a week! A great example of this British manufacturing companies products and services.
Mon 30 Nov 20 06:15 Broken Blossoms 1936. Directed by John Brahm and starring Emlyn Williams, Dolly Hass and Arthur Margetson. A Chinese missionary comes to England where he helps a young girl who is ill treated by her father. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 30 Nov 20 08:00 School Dinners & Kitchen Safety Bernard Cribbins presents 'Safety makes Sense' looking at the jobs of School Dinner Ladies in the 1970s and the workings of a large kitchen and its 70s machinery.
Mon 30 Nov 20 08:20 Dual Alibi 1947. Drama. Directed by Alfred Travers. Stars Herbert Lom, Phyllis Dixey, Terence de Marney. Twin trapezists fall out over a lottery ticket and a worthless woman, but later extract a unique revenge. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 30 Nov 20 10:00 Robin's Nest Sleeping Patterns. Stars: Richard O'Sullivan, Tessa Wyatt & Tony Britton. Robin Nest, a fully qualified, unemployed chef has big ambitions to open his own Bistro... But his plans go awry
Mon 30 Nov 20 10:30 Model For Murder 1959. Drama. Directed by Terry Bishop. Stars Keith Andes, Hazel Court, Michael Gough, Julia Arnall & Patricia Jessel. A Mayfair dress designer arranges for the theft of valuable jewellery.
Mon 30 Nov 20 12:00 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.
Mon 30 Nov 20 13:35 Carve Her Name With Pride 1958. War Drama. Director: Lewis Gilbert. Stars Virginia McKenna, Paul Scofield & Jack Warner. Based on the true story of WW2 special agent Violette Szabo recruited to work as a spy in France. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 30 Nov 20 15:55 1960s Torquay - The Perfect Holiday Destination ... Holiday Destination. Narrated by Johnny Morris this charming travelogue shouts loudly and proudly of the wonders of Torquay in the 1960s as a holiday destination. Shot in Beautiful colour.
Mon 30 Nov 20 16:15 Broken Journey 1948. Drama. Director: Ken Annakin & Michael C Chorlton. Stars Phyllis Calvert, James Donald, David Tomlinson & Margot Grahame. A plane crash lands miles from civilisation. The passengers must prevail
Mon 30 Nov 20 18:00 Sir Francis Drake Slaves of Spain. 1962. Stars: Mark Eden, Dallas Cavell & Mchael Ripper. The Golden Hind is in urgent need of supplies, so they put into Tobago. The British prisoners are being used as slave labour.
Mon 30 Nov 20 18:30 BFI: Post Haste 1934. Factual. Humphrey Jennings' first film as a director, a brief overview of the British postal service.
Mon 30 Nov 20 18:40 The Prince and The Pauper 1978. Drama. Director: Richard Fleischer. Stars Mark Lester, Ernest Borgnine, Oliver Reed, Raquel Welch, Rex Harrison. A Prince and a pauper find that they are identical and decide to trade places.
Mon 30 Nov 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.
Mon 30 Nov 20 22:00 Come Back, Little Sheba 1952. Drama. Director: Daniel Mann. Stars: Burt Lancaster, Shirley Booth & Terry Moore. A loveless marriage is rocked when a young woman rents a room in the couple's house. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 30 Nov 20 00:00 The Looking Glass War 1970. Action. Director: Frank R Pierson. Stars Christopher Jones, Pia Degermark & Ralph Richardson. From the John le Carre novel; a British spy sends a Polish defector to East Germany on a mission (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Tue 01 Dec 20 02:10 The Shakedown 1960. Drama. Terence Morgan plays 'Augie' a crook just released from prison and intent on getting his rackets back from 'Collar' (Harry H Corbett). Starring Bill Owen, Robert Beatty and Hazel Court. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 01 Dec 20 04:00 Reilly: Ace of Spies Prelude to War. 1983. Stars: Sam Neill, Jeananne Crowley, David Suchet. Sidney Reilly passes on information that enables the Japanese fleet to sink the Russian Pacific Squadron.
Tue 01 Dec 20 05:00 Burke's Law 1967. The Rabbit's Husband. The crime-solving adventures of dashing, debonair Amos Burke (Gene Barry ), an L.A.P.D. homicide captain who is also a millionaire.
Tue 01 Dec 20 06:00 Bad Blood 1981. Drama. Directed by Mike Newell and starring Jack Thompson. Set in WW2 and based on a true story of the New Zealand farmer who refuses to hand in his firearms and the siege that follows. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 01 Dec 20 08:10 Benefits of owning a Fridge - 1950s A 1950s British information cartoon on the benefits of owning a fridge in the kitch - and the best way to buy one!
Tue 01 Dec 20 08:15 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 01 Dec 20 10:00 Robin's Nest The Bistro Kids. Stars: Richard O'Sullivan, Tessa Wyatt & Tony Britton. It's nearly opening day at the Bistro, but Robin runs into problems with the public health inspector.
Tue 01 Dec 20 10:30 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 01 Dec 20 12:05 Hue and Cry 1947. Adventure. Director: Charles Crichton. Stars Alastair Sim, Frederick Piper, Harry Fowler. A gang of street boys foil a master crook who sends commands for robberies in a cunning way. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 01 Dec 20 13:45 Spare a Copper 1940. Comedy. Directed by John Paddy Carstairs. Stars George Formby, Dorothy Hyson, George Merritt. A War Reserve Policeman foils saboteurs plotting to destroy a warship.
Tue 01 Dec 20 15:20 The Stable Door 1966. Directed by Pat Jackson. Stars: Harry Fowler.Jack MacGowran, Dandy Nichols. A criminal gang conspire to rob a warehouse. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 01 Dec 20 16:00 Another Time, Another Place 1958. Drama. Directed by Lewis Allen. Stars: Lana Turner, Barry Sullivan, Glynis Johns & Sean Connery. A beautiful New York newspaper woman falls in love with a married BBC war correspondent. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 01 Dec 20 18:00 William Tell The Bear. Stars: Conrad Phillips, Willoughby Goddard & Jennifer Jayne. When his son joins Tell's group and refuses to return home, the Bear, swears to seek revenge on Tell and his followers.
Tue 01 Dec 20 18:30 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.
Tue 01 Dec 20 18:55 Lucy Gallant 1955. Drama. Directed by Robert Parrish. Starring Jane Wyman, Charlton Heston & Claire Trevor. Lucy opens a gown shop. Rancher Casey disdains 'working women', but he is madly in love with Lucy.
Tue 01 Dec 20 21:00 Budgie Brief Encounter. Stars: Adam Faith, Iain Cuthbertson & Lynn Dalby. Budgie has a chance encounter with an old friend, Inga, at a railway station. They haven't seen each other for quite a time...
Tue 01 Dec 20 22:00 Desire Under The Elms 1958. Drama. Director: Delbert Mann. Stars: Sophia Loren, Anthony Perkins, Frank Overton & Burl Ives. A New England farmer finds a new wife, but his son is also attracted to her. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Wed 02 Dec 20 00:15 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.
Wed 02 Dec 20 02:05 Tread Softly Stranger 1958. Crime Drama. Sizzling Calico (Diana Dors) plans a robbery to cover-up embezzlement and gambling debts of brothers John (George Baker) and Dave (Terence Morgan). (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 02 Dec 20 03:50 Bash and Grab 1965. Director: Barry Rutherford. Narration by: Valentine Dyall. Stars: Michael Goldie & Tony Taylor. Excellent 60s Public Information film on the crooks and how crime doesn't pay. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 02 Dec 20 04:00 Budgie Brains. 1971. Stars Adam Faith, Iain Cuthbertson, Georgina Hale. Budgie's onto something big. It means 'Playing at Home' in Watford for a change and seeing his wife Jean
Wed 02 Dec 20 05:00 Burke's Law 1967. Jackpot. The crime-solving adventures of dashing, debonair Amos Burke (Gene Barry ), an L.A.P.D. homicide captain who is also a millionaire.
Wed 02 Dec 20 06:00 Dreamland 1998. Docu-drama. An explosive investigation into Area 51 and the story of Bob Lazar. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 02 Dec 20 08:00 The David Niven Show Backtrack. Stars Frank Lovejoy, Dorothy Green & Stacy Harris. British actor David Niven, introduces this 1950s US anthology series. (S1, E3)
Wed 02 Dec 20 08:30 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...
Wed 02 Dec 20 10:00 Robin's Nest A Little Competition. Stars: Richard O'Sullivan, Tessa Wyatt & Tony Britton. Robing knew the competition would be difficult, but it's proving more than he bargained for.
Wed 02 Dec 20 10:30 Happy Go Lovely 1951. Musical Comedy. Directed by H. Bruce Humberstone. Stars David Niven, Vera-Ellen & Cesar Romero. Niven plays rich but stuffy B.G. Bruno who is head of a successful greetings card firm in Scotland
Wed 02 Dec 20 12:20 SOS Pacific 1959. Drama. Directed by Guy Green. Starring Richard Attenborough, Pier Angeli & John Gregson. A flying boat fire forces its passengers, including a prisoner, to make a disastrous water landing. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 02 Dec 20 14:00 Rooms Gertrude and Tim Pt1. Stars Madeline Hinde, Sylvia Kay, Bryan Marshall. Can the romance survive between Gertrude and Tim when confined to one small room?
Wed 02 Dec 20 14:30 Minesweeper 1943. War drama starring Richard Arlen, Jean Parker & Russell Hayden. A former naval deserter is drawn back to the services after the attack on Pearl Harbour.
Wed 02 Dec 20 15:50 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)
Wed 02 Dec 20 17:30 Rooms Gertrude and Tim Pt2. Stars Madeline Hinde, Sylvia Kay, Bryan Marshall. London can be very hard, especially to dreamers.
Wed 02 Dec 20 18:00 The Adventures of Robin Hood The Youngest Outlaw. 1955. Stars Richard Greene, Victor Woolf & Archie Duncan. While out hunting, Robin & Little John find a boy who claims he has run away from Waldern Castle to join Robin's outlaws
Wed 02 Dec 20 18:30 Sheffield Steel Made in the 1950s - Featurung, southend (well thaxted) to sheffield a brief history of steel making , incredible snapshots - you even see a tram go across westminster bridge!
Wed 02 Dec 20 18:45 Spider and the Fly 1949. Crime. Directed by Robert Hamer. Stars Eric Portman, Nadia Gray & George Cole. An unusual love triangle develops between two criminals and a policeman on the eve of the first World War.
Wed 02 Dec 20 20:45 Sheffield Anglers in the 1960s - Glimpses Charming documentary made in the 1960s following the exodus of 100s of men every Sunday from Sheffield to Lincolnshire, Kirkstead for the weekly fishing competition.
Wed 02 Dec 20 21:00 The Mind of Mr. J. G. Reeder 1971. The Willing Victim. Stars Hugh Burden, Willoughby Goddard, Gillian Lewis. The mild-mannered detective determines to find out who wants him dead after a bomb arrives in his office.
Wed 02 Dec 20 22:00 The Quiller Memorandum 1966. Espionage. Directed by Michael Anderson. Stars George Segal, Alec Guinness & Max von Sydow. Agent Quiller is sent to investigate a neo-Nazi organisation set in 1960s West Berlin.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Thu 03 Dec 20 00:10 Dementia 13 1963. Horror. Director: Francis Ford Coppola. Stars William Campbell, Patrick Magee & Luana Anders. After murdering her husband, Louise tells the family he left on urgent business. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 03 Dec 20 01:40 Anything To Declare? 1938. John Loder and Elliot Makeham star in this topical thriller. Professor Grayson is working on an anti-gas formula and Dr. Klee, whose peace propaganda masks other interests, means to obtain it. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 03 Dec 20 03:10 IWM: A Diary for Timothy (1945) Impressionist portrait of wartime Britain as presented to new-born baby Timothy, directed by Humphrey Jennings with narration written by E.M Forster and spoken by Michael Redgrave
Thu 03 Dec 20 04:00 The Mind of Mr. J. G. Reeder 1969. Sheer Melodrama. Stars: Hugh Burden, Willoughby Goddard & Mona Bruce. Tommy Fenalow is an infamous forger, and always one step ahead of Reeder, but who's helping him?
Thu 03 Dec 20 05:00 Burke's Law 1967. Grand Piano. The crime-solving adventures of dashing, debonair Amos Burke (Gene Barry ), an L.A.P.D. homicide captain who is also a millionaire.
Thu 03 Dec 20 06:00 Benefits of owning a Fridge - 1950s A 1950s British information cartoon on the benefits of owning a fridge in the kitch - and the best way to buy one!
Thu 03 Dec 20 06:05 Variety Jubilee 1943. Musical. Kit (Ellis Irving) and Joe Swann (Reginald Purdell) are variety stars. Kits' son is killed in the First World War but the grandson revives the music hall and joins the RAF musical. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 03 Dec 20 07:55 The David Niven Show The Promise. Eddie Albert, Fay Wray & Fay Baker. British actor David Niven, introduces this 1950s US anthology series. (S1, E4)
Thu 03 Dec 20 08:25 Grand National Night 1953. Crime drama filmed at Nettlefold and a George Minter production. A horse-trainer kills his spiteful wife after a bitter fight and tries to cover up the murder. Starring Nigel Patrick. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 03 Dec 20 10:00 Robin's Nest The Maternal Triangle. Stars: Richard O'Sullivan, Tessa Wyatt & Tony Britton. Robin is not looking forward to meeting Vicky's mother, she has a nasty habit and violent one too...
Thu 03 Dec 20 10:30 Suddenly 1954. Drama. Director: Lewis Allen. Stars Frank Sinatra, Sterling Hayden & James Gleason. Three gangsters trap a family in their own house, with the intention of killing the president of the USA. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 03 Dec 20 12:05 IWM: Albert's Savings (1940) An appeal to the public to save for the war effort, in the form of an 'Albert' monologue recited by Stanley Holloway
Thu 03 Dec 20 12:10 The First Travelling Saleslady 1956. Comedy Western. A corset store owner goes broke and becomes a traveling sales lady in Texas 1897. Starring Ginger Rogers, Barry Nelson and a young Clint Eastwood.
Thu 03 Dec 20 14:00 Rooms Bernard & Ginnie P1. 1975. Stars Sylvia Kay, Bryan Marshall & Doyle Richmond. During a punch up at the pub, young barmaid, Ginnie, meets and becomes attracted to Bernard, despite their differences.
Thu 03 Dec 20 14:30 A Window In London 1940. Thriller. Directed by Herbert Mason. Stars Michael Redgrave, Sally Gray & Paul Lukas. On his way to work, a man looks through the window of his train where he sees a young woman's murder
Thu 03 Dec 20 16:05 The Large Rope (AKA: The Long Rope) (AKA: The Long Rope). 1953. Drama. Director: Wolf Rilla. Stars Donald Houston, Susan Shaw, Peter Byrne, Vanda Godsell. A man returns to where he was accused of murdering a girl to prove his innocence (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 03 Dec 20 17:30 Rooms Bernard & Ginnie P2. 1975. Stars Sylvia Kay, Bryan Marshall & Doyle Richmond. It's the last straw for Dorothy Lawson when Bernard moves into the attic room with Ginnie.
Thu 03 Dec 20 18:00 The Adventures of Sir Lancelot Theft of Excalibur. 1956. Stars William Russell, Cyril Smith & Ronald Leigh-Hunt. A knight is held to ransom. The price for his release is King Arthur's sword, Excalibur.
Thu 03 Dec 20 18:30 1960s Torquay - The Perfect Holiday Destination ... Holiday Destination. Narrated by Johnny Morris this charming travelogue shouts loudly and proudly of the wonders of Torquay in the 1960s as a holiday destination. Shot in Beautiful colour.
Thu 03 Dec 20 18:50 Doctor in Distress 1963. Comedy. Directed by Ralph Thomas. Stars Dirk Bogarde, James Robertson Justice & Samantha Eggar. Dr. Simon Sparrow's love life improves when the lovely Delia Mallory is brought into casualty.
Thu 03 Dec 20 20:55 Brighton In the 50s - Glimpses Rare footage of 50s Brighton with the trolleybuses, The Pavilion, the famous Victoria Gardens and the promenade.
Thu 03 Dec 20 21:00 Public Eye 1971. Detective & Mystery Drama. Who Wants To Be Told Bad News. Stars Alfred Burke, Betty Alberge & Glynn Edwards. Marker is hired to look after a client's welfare.
Thu 03 Dec 20 22:00 Foul Play 1978. Comedy. Director: Colin Higgins. Stars: Goldie Hawn, Chevy Chase & Burgess Meredith. A recently divorced librarian is drawn into a mystery when a stranger asks her to hide a secret film.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Fri 04 Dec 20 00:20 Hurry Sundown 1967. Drama. Directed by Otto Preminger. Stars: Michael Caine, Jane Fonda & John Phillip Law. A ruthless Southern opportunist tries to buy his cousin's land. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 04 Dec 20 03:10 Talking Pictures With Anita Harris Anita Harris discusses her love of film, theatre & music. What working with the 'Carry On Team' was like & her memories of Harry Secombe, Frankie Howerd & Phil Silvers. Presented by Robert Ross.
Fri 04 Dec 20 04:00 Public Eye 1969. Detective & Mystery Drama. Paid In Full. Stars John Baldwin, Alfred Burke & Peter Cellier. When money goes missing, the finger of suspicion is naturally pointed at the ex-convict.
Fri 04 Dec 20 05:00 Burke's Law 1967. The Card. The crime-solving adventures of dashing, debonair Amos Burke (Gene Barry ), an L.A.P.D. homicide captain who is also a millionaire.
Fri 04 Dec 20 06:00 Landslide 1936. Crime. A landslide traps a group of actors in a small theatre in Wales. The cashier is killed, who will be next? Starring Jimmy Handley and Dinah Sheridan. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 04 Dec 20 07:15 Cavalcade of Variety 1941. Musical directed by Thomas Bentley. Featuring Peter Brough, Archie Andrews, Billy Cotton and his band, the Sherman Fisher girls and many more. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 04 Dec 20 08:30 The Lady from Lisbon 1943. Comedy. Director: Leslie S. Hiscott. Stars Jane Carr, Francis L. Sullivan, Martita Hunt & Charles Victor. An art lover travels to Lisbon to spy for the Nazis after they steal the Mona Lisa.
Fri 04 Dec 20 10:00 Robin's Nest Piggy in the Middle. Stars: Richard O'Sullivan, Tessa Wyatt & Tony Britton. Robin and Vicky are not sure on Vicky's fathers' new partners artistic vision
Fri 04 Dec 20 10:30 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
Fri 04 Dec 20 12:35 How a Bicycle is Made Made in the late 1940s. The design and manufacture of Raleigh bicycles, as told by a designer. This film is set in the Raleigh bicycle factory which stood on Triumph Road in Nottingham.
Fri 04 Dec 20 12:55 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
Fri 04 Dec 20 14:45 Wonderful Life 1964. Musical. Director: Sidney J. Furie. Stars Cliff Richard, Susan Hampshire, Richard O'Sullivan & The Shadows. Cliff Richard's band is stranded in the Canary Islands and get working on a movie (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 04 Dec 20 17:00 Upstairs Downstairs On Trial. 1971. Stars Pauline Collins, Gordon Jackson, Jean Marsh. On a crisp autumn morning in 1903, a young woman seeks employment in a fashionable London townhouse.
Fri 04 Dec 20 18:00 Scotland Yard 1953. The Drayton Case. Directed by Ken Hughes. Stars Victor Platt & Vincent Ball. The aftermath of a wartime air raid reveals the body of a murdered woman. (S1, E1)
Fri 04 Dec 20 18:30 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.
Fri 04 Dec 20 20:40 1960s Torquay - The Perfect Holiday Destination ... Holiday Destination. Narrated by Johnny Morris this charming travelogue shouts loudly and proudly of the wonders of Torquay in the 1960s as a holiday destination. Shot in Beautiful colour.
Fri 04 Dec 20 21:00 Out Maybe He'll Bring Back a Geisha. 1978. Stars: Tom Bell, Andrew Paul, Peter Blake. Seeking answers, Ross takes a risky trip to the country hideout.
Fri 04 Dec 20 22:00 Stardust 1974. Musical Drama. Directed by Michael Apted. Stars David Essex, Adam Faith, Larry Hagman, Sequel to the 1973 film 'That'll Be the Day', Stardust chronicles MacLaine's rise & fall as a rock star.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Sat 05 Dec 20 00:15 Downhill Racer 1969. Drama. Stars Robert Redford, Gene Hackman, Camilla Sparv. Dave, an ambitious young skier, is determined to break all existing records, but he experiences a crisis of conscience. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 05 Dec 20 02:20 Midnight Fear 1990. Crime thriller directed by Bill Crain and starring David Carradine, Pete Atkins and Mark Carlton. Detective Hanks must track down two psychotic killers before they kill again.
Sat 05 Dec 20 04:00 Van der Valk Blue Notes. Stars Barry Foster, Michael Latimer & Susan Travers. When a world-famous Dutch violinist returns to Amsterdam for a rare performance, he receives a series of death threats.
Sat 05 Dec 20 05:00 Amos Burke: Secret Agent Balance of Terror. Burke replaces and pretends to be pilot and deliveryman 'Schreihner' to infiltrate a syndicate which received 'Red Chinese' gold for Latin America to finance rebels.
Sat 05 Dec 20 06:00 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.
Sat 05 Dec 20 06:20 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
Sat 05 Dec 20 07:45 Open All Night 1934. Anton (Frank Vosper) is an exiled Russian grand-duke but works as a night manager in a hotel with tragic consequences. Stars Leslie Perrins. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 05 Dec 20 09:00 Runaround 1981. A Seaside Special, Presented by Mike Reid. Prizes include Pelota beach game & & a swing-ball set. This episode features. This episode features Punch & Judy, a candy floss maker & more.
Sat 05 Dec 20 09:30 Stagecoach West The Renegades. Wayne Rogers & Robert Bray run a stagecoach line in the Old West, where they come across a wide variety of killers, robbers and ladies in distress. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 05 Dec 20 10:30 Rogue's Rock Blockade! 1974. Director Chris McMaster. Stars Clive Morton, Royston Tickner & Harold Goodwin. The return of the hit 70s ITV series, Rogue's Rock! Where action & adventure await! (S1, E4)
Sat 05 Dec 20 11:00 IWM: Night Shift (1942) WW2 short showing a single night shift in the No 11 Royal Ordnance Factory in Newport, Wales, producing tanks. A Paul Rotha production directed by Jack Chambers.
Sat 05 Dec 20 11:20 Viva Max 1969. Comedy. Director: Jerry Paris. Stars Peter Ustinov & Pamela Tiffin. A Mexican General tells his troops they are on their way to an American March - then leads border to recapture Alamo. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 05 Dec 20 13:20 Upstairs and Downstairs 1959. Comedy. Directed by Ralph Thomas. Stars Michael Craig, Claudia Cardinale, Anne Heywood & Sid James. British newlyweds discover hiring suitable home help is harder than they thought.
Sat 05 Dec 20 15:25 IWM: From the Four Corners (1941) 1941. Leslie Howard explains to soldiers from Australia, Canada and New Zealand why the Empire is at war. Second World War. Directed by Anthony Havelock-Allen
Sat 05 Dec 20 15:45 Two Way Stretch 1960. Comedy. Directed by Robert Day. Stars Peter Sellers, David Lodge & Bernard Cribbins. Dodger Lane intends to break out of prison, steal a fortune in diamonds, and break back into prison.
Sat 05 Dec 20 17:30 The Adventures of Sir Lancelot The Black Castle. 1956. Stars William Russell, Cyril Smith & Ronald Leigh-Hunt. Torwald holds Lord Trebizond to ransom in the Black Castle. Lorraine, rides to Camelot to seek help.
Sat 05 Dec 20 18:00 Against the Wind 1948. War. Directed by: Charles Crichton Stars: Robert Beatty, Simone Signoret & Jack Warner. At the height of WW2, a group of men and women are gathered together in London to be trained as spies.
Sat 05 Dec 20 20:00 Houdini 1953. Drama. Directed by George Marshall. Stars Tony Curtis, Janet Leigh & Torin Thatcher. The spectacular career of magician Harry Houdini whose tricks defied explanation and safety. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 05 Dec 20 22:05 The Go Between 1971. Drama. Director: Joseph Losey. Stars: Julie Christie, Alan Bates, Margaret Leighton. A tale of torrid and forbidden love between a couple in the English countryside.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Sun 06 Dec 20 00:25 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)
Sun 06 Dec 20 02:25 Beast From Haunted Cave 1959. Horror. Directed by Monte Hellman and stars Michael Forest, Sheila Noonan and Frank Wolf. After thieves pull off a heist and flee into the wilderness, they are pursued by a spider-like monster.
Sun 06 Dec 20 04:00 Special Branch Hostage. 1973. Stars George Sewell, Patrick Mower & Roger Rowland. A German diplomat's daughter is kidnapped by a Middle Eastern terrorist group. Craven & Haggerty must rescue her before she is killed
Sun 06 Dec 20 05:00 Amos Burke: Secret Agent Operation Long Shadow. Burke is assigned to rescue the son of an Algerian diplomat, kidnapped for ransom but uncovers a plot to overthrow the French government.
Sun 06 Dec 20 06:00 IWM: Coastal Command (1942) 1942. Doc. Directed by J B Homes. Second World War feature length documentary illustrating the work of RAF Coastal Command
Sun 06 Dec 20 07:30 Glad Tidings 1953.�Drama. Colonel's adult children object to him marrying an American widow. Starring Barbara Kelly and Raymond Huntley. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 06 Dec 20 08:50 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.
Sun 06 Dec 20 09:00 Runaround 1981. Presented by Mike Reid. Prizes include a pocket calculator, an auto transporter set & a BMX bike. This episode features Model T Fords with archive film clip of factory and more.
Sun 06 Dec 20 09:30 Stagecoach West The Marker. Wayne Rogers & Robert Bray run a stagecoach line in the Old West, where they come across a wide variety of killers, robbers and ladies in distress. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 06 Dec 20 10:30 Rogue's Rock Raising The Wind. 1974. Director Chris McMaster. Stars Clive Morton, Royston Tickner & Harold Goodwin. The return of the hit 70s ITV series, Rogue's Rock! Where action & adventure await! (S1, E5)
Sun 06 Dec 20 11:00 The Blue Parrot 1954. Crime Drama starring Dermot Walsh, Jacqueline Hill, Ferdy Mayne and John Le Mesurier. A Soho nightclub is the focus for an undercover investigation after the murder of a small time crook. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 06 Dec 20 12:20 Ha'penny Breeze 1951. Drama. Directed by Frank Worth. Stars Edwin Richfield, Don Sharp & Gwyneth Vaughan. David's Suffolk village is demoralised, but they gather support for his scheme to enter a yacht race. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 06 Dec 20 13:50 Brighton Rock 1947. Crime Drama. Directed by John Boulting. Stars Richard Attenborough & Hermione Baddeley. Small time gang leader, Pinkie Brown, desperately tries to cover his tracks after he murders a journalist (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 06 Dec 20 15:40 The Card 1952. Comedy. Director: Ronald Neame. Stars Alec Guinness, Glynis Johns & Valerie Hobson. A charming man finds ways to raise through the ranks in business and social standing, some honest, some not. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 06 Dec 20 17:30 The Adventures of Robin Hood Betrothal. 1955. Betrothal. Stars Stars Richard Greene, Victor Woolf & Archie Duncan. Once again Sir Richard of the Lea has financial troubles due to his heavy gambling.
Sun 06 Dec 20 18:00 Upstairs Downstairs The Mistress and the Maids. 1971. Stars Angela Baddeley, Pauline Collins, Evin Crowley. Richard Bellamy engages an artist to paint a portrait of his beautiful wife, Lady Marjorie.
Sun 06 Dec 20 19:00 Doctor In Clover 1966. Comedy. Directed by Ralph Thomas. Stars James Robertson Justice, Leslie Phillips, Shirley Anne Field. Gaston Grimsdyke enrols on a medical course run by Sir Lancelot Spratt.
Sun 06 Dec 20 21:00 Enemy At The Door Call of the Dead. 1980. Stars Alfred Burke, David Waller, Antonia Pemberton. Hard line General Muller visits Richter and accuses him of leniency with Dr. Martel and Peter after Reinicke reported him
Sun 06 Dec 20 22:00 Flame In The Street 1961. Drama. Directed by Roy Ward Baker. Stars John Mills, Sylvia Syms, Brenda De Banzie. Racial tensions manifest during Bonfire Night in the West Indian community of post-war Britain.
Sun 06 Dec 20 00:00 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)

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DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Mon 07 Dec 20 00:00 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)
Mon 07 Dec 20 02:00 Dracula: Prince of Darkness 1966. Horror. Directed by Terence Fisher. Stars Christopher Lee, Barbara Shelley & Andrew Keir. Dracula is resurrected, preying on four unsuspecting visitors to his castle.
Mon 07 Dec 20 03:50 Spring Rhapsody Charming 1950s colour film. Views of springtime in England, focussing on the vibrant flowers of this beautiful season across the United Kingdom
Mon 07 Dec 20 04:00 Hannay Voyage into Fear. 1988. Stars Robert Powell, Christopher Scoular & Gavin Richards. The Government of Great Britain and Imperial Germany are in a race to arm themselves with modern battleships (S1,E03)
Mon 07 Dec 20 05:00 Amos Burke: Secret Agent Law Steam Heat. Burke infiltrates the organization of a deported mobster who has employed the talents of a diabolical chemist.
Mon 07 Dec 20 06:00 Tread Softly 1952. Crime. Directed by David MacDonald. Stars Frances Day, Patricia Dainton & John Bentley. The star of a London Musical walks out before curtain up, but the show must go on, in a 'Haunted Theatre'. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 07 Dec 20 07:30 Black Memory 1947. Drama. Director: Oswald Mitchell. Stars Michael Medwin, Michael Atkinson, Moyra O'Connell & Sid James. Danny Cruff hobnobs with London's underworld after his father is wrongly accused of murder. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 07 Dec 20 08:55 The Secret Tunnel 1948. Family. Directed by William C. Hammond. Stars: Tony Wager, Ivor Bowyer, Murray Matheson. Two boys set out to bring justice to the thieves of a Rembrandt painting. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 07 Dec 20 10:00 Robin's Nest A Matter of Note. Stars: Richard O'Sullivan, Tessa Wyatt & Tony Britton. Robin mistakenly choses the wrong criminal at a police identification and worries about the underworld vendetta
Mon 07 Dec 20 10:30 The 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. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 07 Dec 20 12:05 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.
Mon 07 Dec 20 13:50 Laughing Waters Made in 1954 Commentated by Frederick Allen, a charming travelogue from Britain to Norway by Sea and discovering all that Norway has to offer. An EJ Fancey Production doing exactly what Mr Fancey did.
Mon 07 Dec 20 14:10 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 07 Dec 20 16:10 River of Steel Made in 1951 a beautiful animation directed by Peter Sachs, summarising the manufacture of steel and a humorous glimpse of a world suddenly deprived of its steel.
Mon 07 Dec 20 16:25 Warn That Man 1943. Comedy Thriller. Director: Lawrence Huntington. Stars: Gordon Harker, Raymond Lovell & Jean Kent. During WW II, an impersonator takes part in a German attempt to kidnap Winston Churchill.
Mon 07 Dec 20 18:00 Sir Francis Drake The Doughty Plot. 1962. Stars: Terence Morgan, Frederick Jaeger & Victor Maddern. Friend of Drake, Doughty and two other businessmen finance a voyage to get spices from Egypt.
Mon 07 Dec 20 18:30 School Dinners & Kitchen Safety Bernard Cribbins presents 'Safety makes Sense' looking at the jobs of School Dinner Ladies in the 1970s and the workings of a large kitchen and its 70s machinery.
Mon 07 Dec 20 18:50 Cloak and Dagger 1946. Drama. Directed by Fritz Lang. Starring Gary Cooper, Vladimir Sokoloff, Lilli Palmer. Professor Jesper is sent to Europe in search of an atomic scientist held captive by the Nazis. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 07 Dec 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.
Mon 07 Dec 20 22:00 Passport to Shame 1958. Thriller. Director: Alvin Rakoff. Stars Odile Versois, Herbert Lom, Eddie Constantine, Diana Dors, Brenda de Banzie. A girl on the run from the Parisian police falls prey to a scheming pimp.
Mon 07 Dec 20 23:45 Royal Flash 1975. Adventure. Directed by Richard Lester. Stars: Malcolm McDowell, Alan Bates & Florinda Bolkan. The highly ambitious Harry Flashman is coerced by Otto von Bismark into impersonating a prince (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Tue 08 Dec 20 01:50 The Big Game 1995. Drama starring Gary Webster and Chris Jury. Factory worker and fly-by-night Jimmy loves a little flutter so when he receives an 'open sesame' to a big bucks game, he can't resist.
Tue 08 Dec 20 04:00 Reilly: Ace of Spies The Visiting Fireman. 1983. Stars: Sam Neill, Leo McKern, Norman Rodway. Reilly is sent on a mission to a German armaments factory to obtain the plans of a naval gun.
Tue 08 Dec 20 05:00 Amos Burke: Secret Agent Password to Death. Burke is directed to investigate a plot to use a Soviet satellite launch and a phony atomic threat to lure British defenses to an underground gas trap.
Tue 08 Dec 20 06:00 Tangled Evidence 1934. Crime Thriller. Directed by George A. Cooper. Stars Sam Livesey, Joan Marion & Michael Hogan. A medium is found murdered and suspicion falls on his niece. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 08 Dec 20 07:10 Big Ben Calling 1935. Musical about a cafe proprietress, a radio salesman and a composer who set up a pirate radio station. Starring Leslie French, Hughie Green & Mary Lawson. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 08 Dec 20 08:00 Rotten to the Core 1965. Comedy. Director: John Boulting. Stars Anton Rodgers, Eric Sykes & Charlotte Rampling. After 18 months in jail the gang are released and are eager for their share of the stash.
Tue 08 Dec 20 10:00 Robin's Nest Oh Happy Day. Stars: Richard O'Sullivan, Tessa Wyatt & Tony Britton. A quiet wedding for two is planned, her father however, has other plans!
Tue 08 Dec 20 10:30 Mrs. Pym of Scotland Yard 1939. Detective Drama. Directed by Fred Elles. Starring Mary Clare, Edward Lexy & Nigel Patrick. A woman detective sets about solving the murder of people who have all frequented the same medium. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 08 Dec 20 11:45 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.
Tue 08 Dec 20 13:05 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.
Tue 08 Dec 20 14:45 Snowtime Serenade 1941 A seasonal compilation by Castle Films with songs from the young vocalist Gloria Jean (Jingle Belles), The Milt Herth Trio, The Sportsmen and Lee, Lou and Lyn.
Tue 08 Dec 20 15:00 Medal for the General (AKA: The Gay Intruders). 1944. War Drama. Director: Maurice Elvey. Stars Godfrey Tearle, Jeanne de Casalis & Petula Clark. A WWI general finds new meaning when six children are evacuated to his home.
Tue 08 Dec 20 16:45 Never Back Losers (1962) 1962. Crime. Directed by Robert Tronson. Stars Jack Hedley, Jacqueline Ellis, Patrick Magee. An insurance investigator makes inquiries into the apparent accidental death of a jockey.
Tue 08 Dec 20 18:00 William Tell The Magic Powder. Stars: Conrad Phillips, Willoughby Goddard & Jennifer Jayne. Doctor Klein, a scientist working for Gessler, invents an explosive powder for use in roadmaking.
Tue 08 Dec 20 18:30 The History Of The Record Industry - It's in The Groove! 1949. A wonderful look at the rise of the record industry, from its primitive beginnings to the unveiling of the formats that would revolutionise the world of popular music: the LP and the single.
Tue 08 Dec 20 18:55 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)
Tue 08 Dec 20 21:00 Budgie Run Rabbit Run Rabbit. Stars: Adam Faith, Iain Cuthbertson & Lynn Dalby. Endell is after Budgie and this time he means business and wants blood. It seems that Budgie's friends are getting fewer.
Tue 08 Dec 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
Tue 08 Dec 20 00:00 Lady Caroline Lamb 1972. Drama. Director: Robert Bolt. Stars: Sarah Miles, Jon Finch, Richard Chamberlain. The Lady Caroline Lamb falls from a loveless marriage into an affair with Lord Byron.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Wed 09 Dec 20 02:30 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.
Wed 09 Dec 20 03:50 The Conjuror's Party Buck Hurst, associate of the Inner Magic Circle, dazzles and bewilders children at a party in this short film
Wed 09 Dec 20 04:00 Budgie Grandee Hotel. 1971. Stars Adam Faith, Iain Cuthbertson, Lynn Dalby. Budgie invites Charlie Endell to dinner at the Grandee Hotel in an attempt to persuade him to buy a film projector.
Wed 09 Dec 20 05:00 Amos Burke: Secret Agent Nightmare in the Sun. Amos is in Mexico to ensure the passage of a treaty, but gets embroiled in a conspiracy to derail the treaty.
Wed 09 Dec 20 06:00 Report On Litter Early, possibly 1950s. Public Information Film on the rising concern of litter at Wembley Stadium and in our parks and gardens. Take your litter home with you!
Wed 09 Dec 20 06:05 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 09 Dec 20 07:35 The David Niven Show The Twist of the Key. Joan Banks, John Dehner & Anne Francis. British actor David Niven, introduces this 1950s US anthology series. (S1, E5)
Wed 09 Dec 20 08:05 I'll Turn To You 1946. Starring Irene Handl. A returning soldier finds readjusting to married life and civvy street very difficult. Stars Don Stannard & Terry Randall. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 09 Dec 20 10:00 Robin's Nest As Long as He Needs Me. Stars: Richard O'Sullivan, Tessa Wyatt & Tony Britton. Victoria's father puts his back out at the restaurant and is taken home by her and Robin.
Wed 09 Dec 20 10:30 Those People Next Door 1953. Drama. Directed by John Harlow and starring Jack Warner, Charles Victor, Jimmy James & Anthony Newley. A young man's titled parents object to his working-class fiance. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 09 Dec 20 12:05 BFI: Snow Directed by Geoffrey Jones. A look at the efforts of British Railways in coping with the 1963 UK cold wave. Nominated for an academy award in 1965.
Wed 09 Dec 20 12:15 Who Killed the Cat? 1966. Drama. Directed by Montgomery Tully. Stars: Mary Merrall, Ellen Pollock, Mervyn Johns. A widow persecutes three old ladies, but fate takes its revenge. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 09 Dec 20 14:00 Rooms Mr Cotgrove & Miss Hicks P1. Michael Gwynn, Annette Crosbie & Jane Wenham. Mr Cotgrove lives very much alone on the first floor. He's 50 and a teacher at a comprehensive.
Wed 09 Dec 20 14:30 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).
Wed 09 Dec 20 16:15 Circumstantial Evidence (1952) 1952. Crime. Director: Daniel Birt. Stars: Rona Anderson, Patrick Holt & John Arnatt. Cleverly crafted crime drama - A woman seeks evidence that will give her grounds for divorce. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 09 Dec 20 17:30 Rooms Mr Cotgrove & Miss Hicks P2. Michael Gwynn, Annette Crosbie & Jane Wenham. Over dinner, Mr Cotgrove tells Miss Hicks why he is living in a bedsitter in Barons Court.
Wed 09 Dec 20 18:00 The Adventures of Robin Hood Betrothal. 1955. Betrothal. Stars Stars Richard Greene, Victor Woolf & Archie Duncan. Once again Sir Richard of the Lea has financial troubles due to his heavy gambling.
Wed 09 Dec 20 18:30 IWM: Dustbin Parade (1942) Short animation about recycling for the war effort, Second World War by Halas and Batchelor
Wed 09 Dec 20 18:35 The Rebel (1961) 1961. Comedy. Directed by Robert Day. Stars: Tony Hancock, George Sanders & Paul Massie. Tony Hancock's feature debut about a self-taught artist who throws in his office job to live in Paris.
Wed 09 Dec 20 20:40 The Other Man 1956. Set in Camden. A road safety film where we visit the Metropolitan Police Motor Driving School. A warning that we must watch the hazards from the other 'man' or woman on the road. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 09 Dec 20 21:00 The Mind of Mr. J. G. Reeder 1971. The Fatal Engagement. Stars: Hugh Burden, Willoughby Goddard & Mona Bruce. A stream of gentlemen callers arrive at the flat of Hetty Malone, a musical star, only to learn that she is dead.
Wed 09 Dec 20 22:00 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 10 Dec 20 00:10 Remember My Name 1978. Drama. Director: Alan Rudolph. Stars: Geraldine Chaplin, Anthony Perkins & Moses Gunn. Just released from prison, a woman arrives in town to start a new life. Soon starting trouble.
Thu 10 Dec 20 02:10 Somewhere in Camp 1942. Comedy. Directed by John E. Blakeley. Stars Harry Korris, Frank Randle & Robbie Vincent. Army buddies help Private Trevor court the daughter of their commanding officer. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 10 Dec 20 04:00 The Mind of Mr. J. G. Reeder 1969. The Strange Case. Stars: Hugh Burden, Willoughby Goddard & Mona Bruce. Reeder becomes involved in a duel of wits with Lassard, a man who has accused son of Lord Sellington of stealing £5,000.
Thu 10 Dec 20 05:00 Amos Burke: Secret Agent Prisoners of Mr Sin. Burke is sent to a Pacific island run by a ruthless dwarf profiteer to extract a U.S. intelligence cryptographer with a photographic memory.
Thu 10 Dec 20 06:00 IWM: Time Piece (1966) 1966. A round-the-clock, round-the-world, picture of the work of the RAF during the mid-1960s.
Thu 10 Dec 20 06:25 Forces' Sweetheart 1953. Comedy directed by Maclean Rogers. Three goofy soldiers played by Harry Secombe, Michael Bentine and Freddie Frinton vie for the affections of the lovely Judy, the ENSA-tainer. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 10 Dec 20 07:55 Carry On Admiral 1957. Comedy directed by Val Guest and starring David Tomlinson, Peggy Cummins & Alfie Bass. An MP is mistaken for his naval friend and put in charge of the fighting ship HMS Sherwood! (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 10 Dec 20 09:35 IWM: What's the Next Job? (1945) Late Second World War film about finding employment after the end of the war. Directed by Roy Ward Baker with Moore Marriott and Alfie Bass.
Thu 10 Dec 20 10:00 Robin's Nest The Seven Pound Fiddle. Stars: Richard O'Sullivan, Tessa Wyatt & Tony Britton. Burke returns to the bistro after finding a poster and talk of being sued leads to a desperate search.
Thu 10 Dec 20 10:30 Barnacle Bill 1957. Comedy. Directed by Charles Frend. Stars Alec Guinness, Harry Locke, Frederick Piper & Donald Pleasence. A seasick sea captain commands an amusement pier despite local opposition. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 10 Dec 20 12:15 IWM: The New Men (1965) 1965. Stylish 1960s RAF Film focusing on the ground crew.
Thu 10 Dec 20 12:40 Child's Play (1952) 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)
Thu 10 Dec 20 14:00 Rooms Peter P1. Stars T.P. Mckenna and Maxine Audley. Peter, the new tenant on the ground floor, is a likeable chap but something about him doesn't quite add up. Is he really being hunted by an ex-lover?
Thu 10 Dec 20 14:30 IWM: Read all About It (1945) Late Second World War British Army educational film in the form of a dramatised discussion about news reporting. Directed by Roy Ward Baker with John Laurie, John Slater and Alfie Bass
Thu 10 Dec 20 15:10 The Miracle Of The Bells 1948. Drama. Granting her final request, a Hollywood press agent brings the dead body of an actress back to her hometown for burial. Starring Frank Sinatra & Fred MacMurray.
Thu 10 Dec 20 17:30 Rooms Peter P2. Stars T.P. Mckenna and Maxine Audley. Will Peter works his charms on dear Dorothy, will she become his next target? How will he stop that terrible telephone ringing all hours of the night?
Thu 10 Dec 20 18:00 The Adventures of Sir Lancelot The Black Castle. 1956. Stars William Russell, Cyril Smith & Ronald Leigh-Hunt. Torwald holds Lord Trebizond to ransom in the Black Castle. Lorraine, rides to Camelot to seek help.
Thu 10 Dec 20 18:30 Eight O'Clock Walk (1954) 1954. Drama. Directed by: Lance Comfort Stars: Richard Attenborough, Cathy O'Donnell & Maurice Denham. A taxi-driver is accused of murdering an eight-year-old girl on a derelict bomb-site.
Thu 10 Dec 20 20:15 A Hole Lot of Trouble Directed by Francis A Searle. A 1969 comedy short centring around workmen digging a hole. Starring Arthur Lowe, Victor Maddern, Bill Maynard and Tim Barrett.
Thu 10 Dec 20 20:50 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.
Thu 10 Dec 20 21:00 Public Eye 1971. Detective & Mystery Drama. The Man Who Didn't Eat Sweets. Stars Alfred Burke, Brenda Cavendish & Colin Baker. Marker is hired after a lady finds a picture of a young woman in her husbands wallet
Thu 10 Dec 20 22:00 The Nanny 1965. Thriller. Director: Seth Holt. Stars Bette Davis, Wendy Craig & Jill Bennett. Joey Fane is a young boy who believes that the nanny killed his sister but nobody believes him. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 10 Dec 20 23:50 Subway in the Sky 1959. Drama. Directed by Muriel Box. Starring Hildegard Knef, Katherine Kath & Van Johnson. A military doctor is falsely accused of dealing illegal drugs. Can he prove his innocence? (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Fri 11 Dec 20 01:35 The Jazz Singer 1980. Musical. Director: Richard Fleischer. Stars Neil Diamond, Laurence Olivier & Lucie Arnaz. A Jewish musician defies his father's wishes in order to realize his dream of becoming a jazz singer
Fri 11 Dec 20 03:50 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
Fri 11 Dec 20 04:00 Public Eye 1969. Detective & Mystery Drama. My Life's My Own. Stars Alfred Burke, Stephanie Beacham & Katharine Blake. Frank is visited by a young lady who, for the next 36 hours, greatly upsets his life.
Fri 11 Dec 20 05:00 Amos Burke: Secret Agent Peace, It's A Gasser. Burke must infiltrate an international criminal organization which plans to use a peace group's plan to use an LSD gas.
Fri 11 Dec 20 06:00 Sheepdog of the Hills 1941. Drama. Directed by Germain Burger. Stars David Farrar, Philip Friend & Helen Perry. Farmers are all losing sheep, all except 'Riggy's'. Is it because of his 'great' sheepdog? (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 11 Dec 20 07:30 The David Niven Show A Day of Small Miracles. Eddie Bracken, Eddie Bracken & Linda Watkins. British actor David Niven, introduces this 1950s US anthology series. (S1, E6)
Fri 11 Dec 20 08:00 Curse of the Wraydons 1946. Horror. A young captain, after participating in a duel, becomes the suspect in a series of killings near Epping Forest. Directed by Victor M Gover. Starring Tod Slaughter & Bruce Seton. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 11 Dec 20 09:55 Post Early for Christmas 1951. Animation. This delightful silhouette animation may not be the most logical argument for helping the Post Office out, but who cares when it's so charmingly packaged.
Fri 11 Dec 20 10:00 Robin's Nest Ups & Downs. Stars: Richard O'Sullivan, Tessa Wyatt & Tony Britton. Robin searches for the trapdoor to a cellar he's found, Vicky buys a new dress when her father gets tickets for a show
Fri 11 Dec 20 10:30 Circle of Danger 1951. Drama. Directed by Jacques Tourneur. Stars Ray Milland, Patricia Roc & Marius Goring. An American in England finds the truth behind his brother's death in occupied France.
Fri 11 Dec 20 12:15 Overseas Press Club - Exclusive! Father Tiger. 1957. Stars Peter Arne, Harry Landis & Richard O'Sullivan. The story of Father Maggiore Borrelli - a young Italian priest who lives and works amongst the 'scugnizzi' of Naples.
Fri 11 Dec 20 12:45 Fun in Acapulco 1963. Musical. Director: Richard Thorpe. Stars: Elvis Presley, Ursula Andress & Paul Lukas. When the bratty daughter of an Acapulco boat owner gets Mike fired, a little boy helps him get a job. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 11 Dec 20 14:45 Silver Bears 1978. Thriller. Directed by Ivan Passer. Stars Cybill Shepherd, Michael Caine, Louis Jourdan, Stephane Audran, David Warner, Tom Smothers & Martin Balsam. Double dealing in the world's silver market.
Fri 11 Dec 20 17:00 Upstairs Downstairs The Mistress and the Maids. 1971. Stars Angela Baddeley, Pauline Collins, Evin Crowley. Richard Bellamy engages an artist to paint a portrait of his beautiful wife, Lady Marjorie.
Fri 11 Dec 20 18:00 Scotland Yard 1954. The Blazing Caravan. Director: Ken Hughes. Stars Edgar Driver, Alan Robinson & Betty Carter. A Salesman turns murderer after learning that his client has just won the football pools. (S1, E4)
Fri 11 Dec 20 18:35 Eddie Carroll & His Orchestra 1939. Directed by Horace Shepherd - Enjoy 'Harlem', 'Home', 'Taint what you do', 'What do you know about love?' and many more with Eddie Carroll and his Orchestra, sung by Gwen Jones.
Fri 11 Dec 20 19:00 Paper Tiger 1975. Drama. Directed by Ken Annakin and starring David Niven. An English man is hired as a tutor to the son of a Japanese ambassador. Life changes when the pair are kidnapped for political reasons.
Fri 11 Dec 20 21:00 Out A Little Heart to Heart with Miss Bangor. 1978. Stars: Tom Bell, Victoria Fairbrother, Brian Croucher. Eve tells Frank of her twisted feelings.
Fri 11 Dec 20 22:00 The Man Who Fell To Earth 1976. Sci-Fi. Director: Nicolas Roeg. Stars David Bowie, Rip Torn & Candy Clark. Thomas appears in New York. Despite is frail physical presence, his intellect transcends contemporary human experience
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Sat 12 Dec 20 00:45 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.
Sat 12 Dec 20 02:30 Fall of the House of Usher 1950. Horror. A traveller arrives at Usher mansion to visit his friend Roderick (Kaye Tendeter) and discovers that Roderick and his sister (Gwen Watford) have been inflicted with a strange disease.
Sat 12 Dec 20 03:50 Singing Cowboys A look at how the 'Singing Cowboys' Shaped the western genre.
Sat 12 Dec 20 04:00 Van der Valk Elected Silence. Stars Barry Foster, Michael Latimer & Susan Travers. When the daughter of a controversial journalist disappears, Van der Valk struggles with his personal feelings.
Sat 12 Dec 20 05:00 Amos Burke: Secret Agent The Weapon. A Machiavellian mogul uses a newly developed drug which gains immediate truthful answers followed by the subject's drug induced desire to commit suicide.
Sat 12 Dec 20 06:00 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 12 Dec 20 07:30 Bush Pilot 1947. Adventure. Directed by Sterling Campbell. Red North is a bush pilot in Canada. Red's half-brother decides to relocate his bush pilot business to the same lake, cutting into Red's routes. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 12 Dec 20 08:35 BFI: To The Rescue 1952. Family. CFF. Director: Jacques Brunius. When George's poodle is stolen by a thief, he & his sister enlist eccentric dog-lover and village grocer Mr Polly to help them get the pooch back
Sat 12 Dec 20 09:00 Runaround 1981. Presented by Mike Reid. Prizes include a digital watch & a pocket computer. This episode features small children's kit cars, modern and old model toys, collectible toys & grand prix motorbikes.
Sat 12 Dec 20 09:30 Black Saddle 1959. Client: Travers. Western with Peter Breck. After his brothers are killed in a shootout, a gunfighter decides to hang up his guns and uphold the law by becoming a lawyer.
Sat 12 Dec 20 10:00 Johnny Ringo The Arrival. Directed by Aaron Spelling and starring Don Durant and Mark Goddard. Johnny Ringo, a gunslinger, is hired as the sheriff of Velardi, Arizona, a wide-open frontier town
Sat 12 Dec 20 10:30 Rogue's Rock Raising The Flag. 1974. Director Chris McMaster. Stars Clive Morton, Royston Tickner & Harold Goodwin. The return of the hit 70s ITV series, Rogue's Rock! Where action & adventure await! (S1, E6)
Sat 12 Dec 20 11:00 Three Silent Men 1940. Crime. An inventor of a deadly weapon to be used against the allies is injured in a crash. Surgeon, Sir James (Sebastian Shaw) saves his life but learns of his plot. Stars Derrick De Marney (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 12 Dec 20 12:25 The High and The Mighty 1954. Drama. Director: William A. Wellman. Stars: John Wayne, Claire Trevor & Laraine Day. On a flight from Hawaii to California, the engine dies. Oscar-winning score by Dimitri Tiomkin.
Sat 12 Dec 20 15:30 Botany Bay 1953. Drama. Directed by John Farrow. Starring Alan Ladd, James Mason & Patricia Medina. In 1787 prisoners are shipped to Botany Bay. Amongst them is a wrongly imprisoned medical student.
Sat 12 Dec 20 17:30 The Adventures of Sir Lancelot The Magic Book. 1956. Stars William Russell, Ronald Leigh-Hunt & Cyril Smith. Sir Lancelot helps to keep safe an Abbey and the occupants from invaders.
Sat 12 Dec 20 18:00 The Enforcer 1951. Adventure. Directed by Bretaigne Windust. Stars Humphrey Bogart, Everett Sloane & Zero Mostel. DA Ferguson hunts down a crime boss who has been running a ring of hired hitmen. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 12 Dec 20 19:40 Scotland Yard 1954. The Dark Stairway. Director: Ken Hughes. Stars Vincent Ball & George Manship. A blind man who is witness to a murder on a darkened stairway is asked to identify the killer. (S1, E5)
Sat 12 Dec 20 20:10 Gold 1974. Thriller. Directed by Peter R. Hunt. Stars Roger Moore, Susannah York & John Gielgud. Financiers use a gold mine foreman to break through an underground dike into a rich seam of gold.
Sat 12 Dec 20 22:45 The Molly Maguires 1970. Drama. Directed by Martin Ritt. Stars Sean Connery, Richard Harris & Samantha Eggar. Embittered Irish immigrant coal miners start a campaign of sabotage to retaliate against the owners' cruelty. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Sun 13 Dec 20 01:15 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)
Sun 13 Dec 20 03:35 Laughing Waters Made in 1954 Commentated by Frederick Allen, a charming travelogue from Britain to Norway by Sea and discovering all that Norway has to offer. An EJ Fancey Production doing exactly what Mr Fancey did.
Sun 13 Dec 20 04:00 Special Branch Blueprint for Murder. 1973. Stars George Sewell, Patrick Mower & Roger Rowland. A South African diplomat visits London, and the men of Special Branch are assigned to protect him.
Sun 13 Dec 20 05:00 Amos Burke: Secret Agent Deadlier Than The Male. Burke must thwart the plan of the ruthless wife of an exiled South African dictator to hide his terminal illness so the dictator can get revolutionary financing.
Sun 13 Dec 20 06:00 A Fire Has Been Arranged 1935. Directed Leslie S. Hiscott and starring Rob Wilton. Two robbers hide their loot before spending 10 years in jail, but upon release they realise things have changed quite a bit in 10 years. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 13 Dec 20 07:25 Laxdale Hall 1952. Comedy. Car owners of a remote Scottish village refuse to pay road funds until a proper road has been built. Starring Ronald Squire, Fulton Mackay & Prunella Scales. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 13 Dec 20 09:00 Runaround 1981. Presented by Mike Reid. Prizes include a pocket camera with flash & a gold-plated pen This episode feature a clip from The Legend of the Lone Ranger film & the Shakin' Pyramids singing.
Sun 13 Dec 20 09:30 Black Saddle 1959. Client: Meade. Western with Peter Breck. After his brothers are killed in a shootout, a gunfighter decides to hang up his guns and uphold the law by becoming a lawyer.
Sun 13 Dec 20 10:00 Johnny Ringo Cully. A carnival whose primary attraction is sharpshooter Kid Adonis arrives in town. Healey wants to make the big-time by adding to Adonis' reputation as the man who killed Johnny Ringo.
Sun 13 Dec 20 10:30 Rogue's Rock Refugee! 1975. Stars Donald Hewlett, Royston Tickner & Harold Goodwin. The return of the hit 70s ITV series, Rogue's Rock! Where action & adventure await! (S2, E1)
Sun 13 Dec 20 11:00 Brothers in Law 1957. Comedy. Directed by Roy Boulting. Stars Richard Attenborough, Ian Carmichael & Terry-Thomas. A newly-qualified barrister is thrown in the deep-end with a hot-tempered judge and a tricky case.
Sun 13 Dec 20 12:55 The Duke Wore Jeans 1958. Musical Comedy. Directed by Gerald Thomas. Stars Tommy Steele, June Laverick, Michael Medwin. A Cockney lad who looks just like a local duke is sent in the duke's place to woo a rich princess. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 13 Dec 20 14:45 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 13 Dec 20 16:35 Sunday Night at the London Palladium ... Palladium. 1961. A classic performance filmed live in 1961 at the London Palladium. Bruce Forsyth and Norman Wisdom keep the audience in stitches with their sketches.
Sun 13 Dec 20 17:30 The Adventures of Robin Hood The Alchemist. 1955. Stars Richard Greene, Victor Woolf & Archie Duncan. The Merry Men & Robin Hood protect England from the evil of Prince John while King Richard is away fighting in the Crusades.
Sun 13 Dec 20 18:00 Upstairs Downstairs Board Wages. 1971. Stars Pauline Collins, Jean Marsh & Alethea Charlton. With the family away on their summer holidays the staff become unruly deriding their employers.
Sun 13 Dec 20 19:00 Spring and Port Wine 1970. Drama. Director: Peter Hammond. Stars James Mason, Diana Coupland, Hannah Gordon. A stern father and lenient mother try to deal with the ups and downs of their four children's lives. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 13 Dec 20 21:00 Enemy At The Door Reception for the General. 1980. Stars Alfred Burke, David Waller, Antonia Pemberton. Clare is pulled alive from the sea and taken home to recover, her court case for trespass postponed.
Sun 13 Dec 20 22:00 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.
Sun 13 Dec 20 23:50 The Party's Over 1965. Drama. Directed by Guy Hamilton. A controversial film of its time. A young American girl is caught up in the wild London scene. Starring Oliver Reed. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)

December 14th to December 20th



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DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Mon 14 Dec 20 01:40 Piccadilly Third Stop 1960. Drama. Directed by Wolf Rilla. Starring Terence Morgan, Yoko Tani & John Crawford. Morgan as a playboy petty thief looking for the big time & Crawford as a yank in London and bad tempered crook. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE )
Mon 14 Dec 20 03:25 The David Niven Show The Lady from Winnetka. Jacques Bergerac, Argentina Brunetti & Eduardo Ciannelli. British actor David Niven, introduces this 1950s US anthology series. (S1, E7)
Mon 14 Dec 20 03:55 Who Were You With Last Night - Glimpses Glimpses. 1963. 'Who Were You With Last Night' with the Paramount Jazz Quartet.
Mon 14 Dec 20 04:00 Hannay Death with Due Notice. 1988. Stars Robert Powell, Christopher Scoular & Gavin Richards. A quiet break in the country turns into a weekend of murder when Hannay is targeted by a killer. (S1, E04)
Mon 14 Dec 20 05:00 Amos Burke: Secret Agent Whatever Happened To Adriana, and Why Won't She Stay Dead. Burke must remove the blackmail threat from a Sicillian official and stop the shipment of missiles.
Mon 14 Dec 20 06:00 Christmas Is a Legal Holiday 1962 Drama. Directed by Robert Ellis Miller. Mr Jones (James Whitmore), a lawyer who pursues the case of the underdog with determination and his own style. Barbara Bain, Don Beddoe & Hope Cameron.
Mon 14 Dec 20 06:30 All For Mary 1955. Comedy. Director: Wendy Toye. Stars Nigel Patrick, Kathleen Harrison & David Tomlinson. In an Alpine resort, an officer & upper-class Humpy Miller set their sights on the landlord's daughter.
Mon 14 Dec 20 08:05 There is Another Sun Directed by Lewis Gilbert. Laurence Harvey is 'Mag Maguire' a likeable fairground boxer and Maxwell Reed, 'Eddie Racer' a motorbike daredevil rider. The mutual love interest is the lovely Susan Shaw. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE )
Mon 14 Dec 20 10:00 Robin's Nest Three Times Table. Stars: Richard O'Sullivan, Tessa Wyatt & Tony Britton. Setting outdoor dining at Bistro, Mr. Nicholls suggests new locations after receiving an offer for the bistro.
Mon 14 Dec 20 10:30 The Teckman Mystery 1954. Drama. Director: Wendy Toye. Stars: Margaret Leighton, John Justin & Roland Culver. A writer is commissioned to write the biography of a young airman who died while testing a new plane.
Mon 14 Dec 20 12:15 Five Guns West 1955. Western. Director: Roger Corman. Stars John Lund, Dorothy Malone, Mike Connors. Shalee Jethro helps to run a desert stagecoach station but comes into trouble with bandits.
Mon 14 Dec 20 13:50 50s Christmas Round Nan & Grandad's A Glimpse at a traditional Christmas Tea in the 50s, amateur footage.
Mon 14 Dec 20 13:55 Captain Boycott 1947. Drama. Director: Frank Launder. Stars: Stewart Granger, Kathleen Ryan, Alastair Sim. Property Owner, Captain Boycott, dispossesses the townspeople and leaves them without hope.
Mon 14 Dec 20 15:55 Christmas Under The Sun Made in 1947. The joys of living in Australia at Christmas time. Cool drinks have taken the place of hot refreshments and much time is spent outdoors but the spirit of Christmas is unchanged!
Mon 14 Dec 20 16:15 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.
Mon 14 Dec 20 18:00 Scotland Yard 1953. The Drayton Case. Directed by Ken Hughes. Stars Victor Platt & Vincent Ball. The aftermath of a wartime air raid reveals the body of a murdered woman. (S1, E1)
Mon 14 Dec 20 18:35 Jigsaw 1962. Directed by Val Guest and starring Jack Warner. A woman is murdered and it's up to Detective Fellows to sift through the clues and solve the 'Jigsaw'. Great shots of Brighton in the 60s. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE )
Mon 14 Dec 20 20:40 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.
Mon 14 Dec 20 21:00 Hazell Hazell and the Big Sleep. 1979. Stars: Nicholas Ball, Peter Bourke, Richard Durden. A job finding a thief in a London Hotel puts Hazell in harm's way,
Mon 14 Dec 20 22:00 Lady Godiva Rides Again 1952. Comedy. Directed by Frank Launder. Stars Dennis Price, John McCallum, Stanley Holloway, Sidney James & Diana Dors. A waitress wins a beauty contest to ride as Lady Godiva in a town's pageant.
Mon 14 Dec 20 00:00 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
Tue 15 Dec 20 01:45 The Limping Man 1953. Crime. Frank (Lloyd Bridges), an American, returns to England to see his war-time sweetheart (Moira Lister) but witnesses a shooting whilst leaving the plane. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE )
Tue 15 Dec 20 03:15 Musical Masquerade 1946. Musical. A Lost British short detailing where a composer's inspiration comes from and The London Symphony Orchestra.
Tue 15 Dec 20 04:00 Reilly: Ace of Spies Anna. 1983. Stars: Sam Neill, Norman Rodway, Peter Egan. Reilly finds himself in competition with the Rothschilds to buy Edwards D'Arcy's Persian Oil concession.
Tue 15 Dec 20 05:00 Amos Burke: Secret Agent The Man's Men. Burke must track down town insiders responsible for theft of agency personnel records and prevent the sale of those records to agency adversaries.
Tue 15 Dec 20 06:00 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
Tue 15 Dec 20 08:05 The Christmas Truce of 1914 -Lest We Forget Lest We Forget. With Alan Forbes, we visit the site where late on Christmas Eve 1914, our boys heard German troops singing carols and on Christmas Day British and German soldiers met in no man's land.
Tue 15 Dec 20 08:20 Command Performance 1937. A renowned stage singer leaves the theatre to become a gypsy after his voice weakens. Arthur Tracy (The Street Singer) and Lilli Palmer star in this romantic musical. Also stars Finlay Currie. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE )
Tue 15 Dec 20 10:00 Robin's Nest Great Expectations. Stars: Richard O'Sullivan, Tessa Wyatt & Tony Britton. Robin's not too happy when a fruit machine is wheeled into the bistro, and talk of pregnancy gets them all excited
Tue 15 Dec 20 10:30 An Ideal Husband 1947. Comedy. Directed by Alexander Korda. Stars Paulette Goddard, Michael Wilding & Diana Wynyard. A prominent politician is blackmailed after he begins preparing to expose a financial scandal.
Tue 15 Dec 20 12:30 Street of Shadows (1953) 1953. Crime. Director: Richard Vernon. Stars: Cesar Romero, Kay Kendall & Edward Underdown. A Soho pin-table owner meets Barbara in his club. He finds the body of a former girlfriend in his office.
Tue 15 Dec 20 14:10 Christmas Under The Sun Made in 1947. The joys of living in Australia at Christmas time. Cool drinks have taken the place of hot refreshments and much time is spent outdoors but the spirit of Christmas is unchanged!
Tue 15 Dec 20 14:30 The Small Voice 1948. Drama. Director: Fergus Mcdonell. Stars. James Donald, Valerie Hobson, David Greene, Howard Keel. A couple come across a car crash, where they discover that the occupants are armed.
Tue 15 Dec 20 16:10 IWM: Now it Can Be Told (1946) 1946. Recreates the top secret missions of British agents behind enemy lines during the Second World War.
Tue 15 Dec 20 18:00 Scotland Yard 1953. The Missing Man. Directed by Ken Hughes. Stars Tristan Rawson & Evelyn Moore. The Dream of a Retired Vicar's wife sets police on the trail of a man who has been missing since 1938. (S1, E2)
Tue 15 Dec 20 18:35 The Smallest Show On Earth 1957. Comedy. Director: Basil Dearden. Stars Margaret Rutherford, Peter Sellers, Virginia McKenna & Bill Travers. A couple inherit a small cinema are shocked to find a decrepit building.
Tue 15 Dec 20 20:10 Girl in the Headlines 1963. Drama. Director: Michael Truman. Stars: Ian Hendry, Ronald Fraser, Jeremy Brett & Jane Asher. A model is found dead. As the Chief Inspector searches for clues, everyone seems to have a motive.
Tue 15 Dec 20 22:15 Machine Gun McCain 1969. Crime. Director: Giuliano Montaldo. Stars: John Cassavetes, Britt Ekland & Peter Falk. A paroled armed robber and his son plan a Las Vegas casino heist.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Wed 16 Dec 20 00:15 WW1 The War Years A short instructional film detailing the history of the First World War for younger audiences.
Wed 16 Dec 20 00:30 Meet Mr Callaghan 1954. Crime drama directed by Charles Saunders. Private detective Slim Callaghan (Derrick De Marney) is hired to find out why a rich uncle changed his will. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE )
Wed 16 Dec 20 02:15 The Case of Charles Peace 1949. Drama. Made at Merton Park Studios, based on a true story, directed by Norman Lee. The film recounts the exploits through the trial of Charles Peace. Starring Michael Martin-Harvey. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE )
Wed 16 Dec 20 04:00 Budgie In Deep. Stars: Adam Faith, Iain Cuthbertson & Lynn Dalby. Budgie is in the money. How can he hold on to it and how did he get it in the first place?
Wed 16 Dec 20 05:00 Amos Burke: Secret Agent Or No Tomorrow. Burke investigates when the government receives a note demanding the release of two spies under threat of the release of a virulent rice fungus on the Asian mainland.
Wed 16 Dec 20 06:00 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.
Wed 16 Dec 20 07:40 Duel In the Jungle 1954. Adventure. Director: George Marshall. Stars: Dana Andrews, Jeanne Crain, David Farrar. In Rhodesia, the accidental death of a diamond broker raises suspicions with his American insurer.
Wed 16 Dec 20 09:40 1960s Torquay - The Perfect Holiday Destination ... Holiday Destination. Narrated by Johnny Morris this charming travelogue shouts loudly and proudly of the wonders of Torquay in the 1960s as a holiday destination. Shot in Beautiful colour.
Wed 16 Dec 20 10:00 Robin's Nest Love & Marriage. Stars: Richard O'Sullivan, Tessa Wyatt & Tony Britton. Robin's disappointed when a new freezer turns out to be tickets to Paris
Wed 16 Dec 20 10:30 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.
Wed 16 Dec 20 12:20 Daybreak 1948. Drama. Directed by Compton Bennett. Stars Ann Todd, Eric Portman & Maxwell Reed. Tragedy strikes when a hangman's assistant gets into a fight after he tries to seduce his boss's wife. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE )
Wed 16 Dec 20 14:00 Rooms Reg P1. Stars Colin Douglas, Lewis Collins, Jane Carr. Reg, a retired ex-army man of morals, is finding it hard to adapt to living with the youth of today. Life seems to be getting on top of him.
Wed 16 Dec 20 14:30 Clockwise (1986) 1986. Comedy. Director: Christopher Morahan. Stars John Cleese, Penelope Wilton & Alison Steadman. A headmaster runs his school by the clock - until one little slip destroyed his schedule.
Wed 16 Dec 20 16:25 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre Strangler's Web. 1965. Directed by John Llewellyn Moxey. Stars John Stratton, Pauline Munro & Griffith Jones. What appears to be a cut-and-dried case of murder of a showgirl becomes very complicated.
Wed 16 Dec 20 17:30 Rooms Reg P2. Stars Colin Douglas, Lewis Collins, Jane Carr. Reg finds solace and friendship with the nurse upstairs, but the youth next door is still causing issues and the joke has gone too far.
Wed 16 Dec 20 18:00 Scotland Yard 1953. The Candlelight Murder. Directed by Ken Hughes. Stars Jack Lambert, Gerald Case, Robert Cawdron & Clifford Buckton. An inspector unmasks the killer of an elderly hermit. (S1, E3)
Wed 16 Dec 20 18:35 The Turners of Prospect Road 1947. Comedy. Directed by Maurice J. Wilson. Stars: Wilfrid Lawson, Helena Pickard, Maureen Glynne. An abandoned greyhound puppy is trained to race after being found by a taxi driver. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE )
Wed 16 Dec 20 19:50 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre Dead Man's Chest. 1965. Directed by Patrick Dromgoole. Stars John Thaw, Ann Firbank & John Meillon. Things go disastrously wrong when two young journalists try to fake a murder.
Wed 16 Dec 20 21:00 The Mind of Mr. J. G. Reeder 1971. Find the Lady. Stars Hugh Burden, Willoughby Goddard, Gillian Lewis. As she is about to be announced at the palace, a young debutante is spirited away.
Wed 16 Dec 20 22:00 Gold 1974. Thriller. Directed by Peter R. Hunt. Stars Roger Moore, Susannah York & John Gielgud. Financiers use a gold mine foreman to break through an underground dike into a rich seam of gold.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Thu 17 Dec 20 00:35 Orders Are Orders 1954. Comedy. An American film crew are making a film in a British army camp, but the soldiers chase the film unit's girls. Starring Tony Hancock, Sid James & Peter Sellers.
Thu 17 Dec 20 02:10 Yesterday Lives Again A collection of antique newsreel footage featuring popular personalities of the early 1900s including the Wright Brothers, Lillian Russell and Buffalo Bill
Thu 17 Dec 20 02:25 Anne of the Indies 1951. Drama. Directed by Jacques Tourneur. Stars Jean Peters, Louis Jourdan & Debra Paget. Captain LaRochelle agrees to spy on the notorious Caribbean Sea pirates Blackbeard and Anne Providence. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE )
Thu 17 Dec 20 04:00 The Mind of Mr. J. G. Reeder 1969. The Poetical Policeman. Stars: Hugh Burden, Willoughby Goddard & Mona Bruce. Young PC Burnett discovers a bank robbery in progress and arrests Green, the bank manager.
Thu 17 Dec 20 05:00 Amos Burke: Secret Agent A Little Gift of Cairo. Burke is assigned to stop Farid from retaking power by preventing him, his arsenal of weapons and napalm from reaching Cairo.
Thu 17 Dec 20 06:00 Distant Trumpet (1952) 1952. Drama. Directed by Terence Fisher. Stars: Derek Bond, Jean Patterson & Derek Elphinstone. A Harley Street physician swaps duty with his brother, a medical missionary. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE )
Thu 17 Dec 20 07:15 The Broken Horseshoe 1953. Crime drama. A hit and run victim is operated on by Dr. Fenton (Robert Beatty), the victim is later murdered and the doctor is involved. Starring Elizabeth Sellars. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE )
Thu 17 Dec 20 08:50 The Windmill Girls and Boys A documentary meeting up with artistes who performed at the Famous Windmill Theatre - whose doors 'never closed'. Enjoy memories with the ladies, gents and children who all 'grew up' at the Windmill. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE )
Thu 17 Dec 20 10:00 Robin's Nest You Need Hands. Stars Richard O'Sullivan, Tessa Wyatt & Tony Britton. Robin learns that a gourmet evening has been arranged in his absence & a chef is put out of action
Thu 17 Dec 20 10:30 The Brave Don't Cry 1952. Drama. Directed by Philip Leacock. Starring John Gregson, Meg Buchanan & John Rae. Based on a true story. In a small Scots mining-town, a mine cave-in seals the entire crew. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE )
Thu 17 Dec 20 12:15 West Riding 1945 A Merton Park production directed by Ken Annakin. Beautifully shot by Peter Hennessey Exploring the daily life of a large family in Yorkshire, at work in the textile mills and at play.
Thu 17 Dec 20 12:30 Our Girl Friday 1953. Comedy. Director, Noel Langley. Stars Joan Collins, George Cole, Kenneth More, Hattie Jacques & Walter Fitzgerald. A British cast lead this story about a shipwrecked group on a tropical island. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE )
Thu 17 Dec 20 14:00 Rooms Susan P1. 1975. Stars Jane Wymark, Pauline Yates & Nigel Havers. There is something not quite right about new young tenant, Susan. Things become even less clear when her mother comes to visit.
Thu 17 Dec 20 14:30 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.
Thu 17 Dec 20 16:10 Murder in Eden 1961. Thriller. Director: Max Varnel. Stars: Ray McAnally, Catherine Feller, Yvonne Buckingham. After discovering a famous painting is a forgery, a noted art critic is killed by a hit-and-run driver.
Thu 17 Dec 20 17:30 Rooms Susan P2. 1975. Stars Jane Wymark, Pauline Yates, Nigel Havers. The awful story of Sarah's past comes out as her Father tracks her down. It becomes obvious why she left home and why she must seek help
Thu 17 Dec 20 18:00 Scotland Yard 1954. The Blazing Caravan. Director: Ken Hughes. Stars Edgar Driver, Alan Robinson & Betty Carter. A Salesman turns murderer after learning that his client has just won the football pools. (S1, E4)
Thu 17 Dec 20 18:35 BFI: Elizabethan Express 1954. Factual. Directed by Tony Thompson. An account of the first journey by the new Elizabethan Express service from London to Edinburgh. The world's longest non-stop daily to average 60 mph.
Thu 17 Dec 20 19:00 The Birthday Present 1957. Drama. Directed by Pat Jackson. Stars Tony Britton, Sylvia Syms, Jack Watling and Geoffrey Keen. A salesman loses his job after serving time in prison and struggles to find a new job.
Thu 17 Dec 20 21:00 Public Eye 1971. Detective & Mystery Drama. Ward of Court. Stars Alfred Burke, Ray Smith & John Ash. It appears as though Marker's interests and those of DI Firbanks are the same - but are they?
Thu 17 Dec 20 22:00 Up the Junction 1967. Drama. Directed by Peter Collinson. Stars Suzy Kendall, Dennis Waterman, Maureen Lipman & Adrienne Posta. An upper-class Chelsea girl relieves her boredom in working-class London. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE )
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Fri 18 Dec 20 00:30 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.
Fri 18 Dec 20 02:35 Flannelfoot 1953. Crime drama directed by Maclean Rodgers and starring Ronald Howard and Mary Germaine. Crime news hack Mitchell is out to discover the identity of the notorious jewel thief 'Flannelfoot'. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE )
Fri 18 Dec 20 04:00 Public Eye 1969. Detective & Mystery Drama. Case for the Defence. Stars Alfred Burke, William Lucas & Stanley Meadows. Frank joins an enquiry agency to find working for a firm is quite different to the old days.
Fri 18 Dec 20 05:00 Amos Burke: Secret Agent A Very Important Russian Is Missing. Burke must collaborate with Russian agents to recover an abducted top Russian intelligence officer.
Fri 18 Dec 20 06:00 Post Early for Christmas 1951. Animation. This delightful silhouette animation may not be the most logical argument for helping the Post Office out, but who cares when it's so charmingly packaged.
Fri 18 Dec 20 06:05 Come Back Peter 1952. Comedy. Director: Charles Saunders. Stars Patrick Holt, Peter Hammond, Humphrey Lestocq, Kathleen Boutall & Joan Hickson. Pandemonium is created in a home when various relatives come to stay. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE )
Fri 18 Dec 20 07:40 Serves You Right! 1940. Made by Publicity films at Merton Park Studios. A 'Lost' short film on the workings of an English car garage. Includes glimpses of Ford Eight the Popular, the Perfect and the Pilot
Fri 18 Dec 20 08:10 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.
Fri 18 Dec 20 10:00 Robin's Nest The Candidate. Stars Richard O'Sullivan, Tessa Wyatt & Tony Britton. A council official arrives with a court order because of unpaid rates.
Fri 18 Dec 20 10:30 Talking Pictures With The Man Who Was Konga! Exclusive interview with classic horror actor Paul Stockwell (Konga, The Skull, Dr Blood's Coffin).who was the man inside the Konga suit!
Fri 18 Dec 20 10:35 Konga 1961. Action. Directed by John Lemont. Stars Michael Gough, Margo Johns, Jess Conrad & Claire Gordon. When Dr. Decker survives a plane crash in Africa, he returns home with Konga, a small chimpanzee. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE )
Fri 18 Dec 20 12:20 The Saint - The Fiction-Makers 1968. Adventure. Directed by Roy Ward Baker. Stars: Roger Moore, Sylvia Syms & Justine Lord. The Saint is asked to act as a bodyguard to a best-selling author Amos Klein, who is secretly a young woman
Fri 18 Dec 20 14:25 Every Day Except Christmas (1957) A study of working class life, but with an affectionate appreciation of the hard-working Covent Garden market porters. Created with Walter Lassally's virtuoso 35mm cinematography.
Fri 18 Dec 20 15:15 Sunstruck 1972. Comedy. Director: James Gilbert. Stars: Harry Secombe, Maggie Fitzgibbon & John Meillon. Stanley Evans is a Welsh teacher who heads to Australia after an unsuccessful romance.
Fri 18 Dec 20 17:00 Upstairs Downstairs Board Wages. 1971. Stars Pauline Collins, Jean Marsh & Alethea Charlton. With the family away on their summer holidays the staff become unruly deriding their employers.
Fri 18 Dec 20 18:00 Scotland Yard 1954. The Dark Stairway. Director: Ken Hughes. Stars Vincent Ball & George Manship. A blind man who is witness to a murder on a darkened stairway is asked to identify the killer. (S1, E5)
Fri 18 Dec 20 18:35 Sussex Fortnight Made in 1950. By bicycle with Raymond Glendenning to Arundel, Littlehampton and a horse show, ending with the Goodwood Cup.
Fri 18 Dec 20 19:00 Paper Tiger 1975. Drama. Directed by Ken Annakin and starring David Niven. An English man is hired as a tutor to the son of a Japanese ambassador. Life changes when the pair are kidnapped for political reasons.
Fri 18 Dec 20 21:00 Out The Moment He Opened His Envelope. 1978. Stars: Tom Bell, Brian Croucher, Lynn Farleigh. McGrath hires a contract killer to eliminate Ross.
Fri 18 Dec 20 22:00 Girl on a Motorcycle 1968. Romantic Drama. Director: Jack Cardiff. Stars: Alain Delon, Marianne Faithfull, Roger Mutton. Newly married Rebecca rides her motorbike to visit her lover Daniel in Heidelberg.
Fri 18 Dec 20 23:50 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)?
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Sat 19 Dec 20 01:50 Come Back to the Five & Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean ... Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean. 1982. Comedy Drama. Directed by Robert Altman. Stars Sandy Dennis, Cher, Karen Black, Sudie Bond, Kathy Bates. The Disciples of James Dean meet up on the anniversary. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE )
Sat 19 Dec 20 04:00 Van der Valk Thicker Than Water. Stars Barry Foster, Michael Latimer & Susan Travers. A young English aristocrat turns up dead in Amsterdam, but his mother shows little interest in finding the killer.
Sat 19 Dec 20 05:00 Amos Burke: Secret Agent Terror in a Tiny Town: Part 1. When Burke investigates the strange death of an atomic plant security officer, he finds a town in which the residents respond in robotic ways.
Sat 19 Dec 20 06:00 Magic Feet - Glimpses Short documentary film about British football's 'star of stars', Sir Stanley Matthews
Sat 19 Dec 20 06:10 Stranger From Venus 1954. Sci-fi. Directed by Burt Balaban. A beautifully-crafted tale. A woman (Patricia Neal) meets a man (Dantine) from Venus with no pulse to warn Earth about the atom. Also starring Derek Bond.
Sat 19 Dec 20 07:50 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 )
Sat 19 Dec 20 09:00 Runaround 1981. Presented by Mike Reid. Prizes include pair of high-speed roller skates, a hairdryer, a pair of binoculars, a sports bag, a five-function video game and the star prize is a portable TV.
Sat 19 Dec 20 09:30 Black Saddle 1959. Client: MacQueen. Western with Peter Breck. After his brothers are killed in a shootout, a gunfighter decides to hang up his guns and uphold the law by becoming a lawyer.
Sat 19 Dec 20 10:00 Johnny Ringo The Accused. Directed by Aaron Spelling and starring Don Durant and Mark Goddard. Virgil Kincaid, the owner of a hardscrabble ranch, is accused of murdering Lorna Parrott.
Sat 19 Dec 20 10:30 Rogue's Rock Network! 1975. Stars Donald Hewlett, Royston Tickner & Harold Goodwin. The return of the hit 70s ITV series, Rogue's Rock! Where action & adventure await! (S2, E2)
Sat 19 Dec 20 11:00 The Big Blockade (1942) 1942. Propaganda Documentary. Directed by Charles Frend. Stars: Leslie Banks, Frank Cellier & Alfred Drayton. Depicted in humorous sketches, a film on the blockade of Nazi Germany by the Allies.
Sat 19 Dec 20 12:30 Mohawk 1956. Adventure. Directed by Kurt Neumann. Stars: Scott Brady, Rita Gam and Neville Brand. An artist is torn between his love for two women and thrown into the middle of a Mohawk-Iroquois-American war
Sat 19 Dec 20 14:05 City Under the Sea 1965. Fantasy. Director. Jacques Tourneur. Stars Vincent Price, Tab Hunter, Susan Hart. A group of people discover an underwater society of smugglers that never age.
Sat 19 Dec 20 15:45 Lord of The Flies 1964. Drama based on the classic novel. Director: Peter Brook. Stars: James Aubrey, Tom Chapin & Hugh Edwards. Shipwrecked on an island, castaway schoolboys create their own savage civilization.
Sat 19 Dec 20 17:30 The Adventures of Sir Lancelot 1957. The Ruby of Radnor. Stars: William Russell, Cyril Smith & Ronald Leigh-Hunt. As punishment Squire Brian is sent on an errand delivering a crate of pigeons to a neighboring castle.
Sat 19 Dec 20 18:00 It Happened Today Made in 1947. A Rroad safety film by the West Riding Constabulary. Narrated by Patric Holt.
Sat 19 Dec 20 18:25 North West Frontier 1959. Drama. Director: J. Lee Thompson. Stars Kenneth More, Lauren Bacall & Herbert Lom. In British India, a prince must be taken to safety across a rebel-held territory.
Sat 19 Dec 20 21:00 Who Dares Wins 1982. Thriller. Directed by Ian Sharp. Stars Lewis Collins, Judy Davis, Richard Widmark & Tony Doyle, An anti-nuclear group plan to kill the U.S. ambassador at the Iranian embassy, leading to a siege.
Sat 19 Dec 20 23:30 Smashing Time 1967. Comedy. Written by George Melly. Director: Desmond Davis. Stars: Lynn Redgrave, Rita Tushingham, Michael York. Swingin' London becomes limping London when Brenda and Yvonne 'make the scene'
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Sun 20 Dec 20 01:30 IWM: Malta GC (1943) 1943. Documentary about the air offensive against Malta, commentary spoken by Laurence Oliver and music by Arnold Bax.
Sun 20 Dec 20 01:55 Guns of Darkness 1962. Drama. Directed by Anthony Asquith. Stars Leslie Caron, David Niven & James Robertson Justice. An English couple and a deposed ruler head for the border during a South American revolution.
Sun 20 Dec 20 04:00 Special Branch Double Exposure. Directed by: Don Leaver. Stars: George Sewell, Patrick Mower & Paul Eddington. Craven and Haggerty investigate a handsome photographer who takes intimate pictures of the famous.
Sun 20 Dec 20 05:00 Amos Burke: Secret Agent Terror in a Tiny Town: Part 2. A mad right-wing judge who wants to take over the country, airs subliminal radio messages to control the minds of the locals.
Sun 20 Dec 20 06:00 The Black Abbot 1934. Crime Comedy. Directed by George A. Cooper. Stars John Stuart, Judy Kelly & Edgar Norfolk. A gang of crooks uses the legend of a ghost haunting an old dark mansion to help them kidnap a rich man (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE )
Sun 20 Dec 20 07:10 Frasier The Loveable Lion 1973. Professor Feldman (Michael Callan) loves animals more than humans. At a wildlife refuge he meets Frasier who can communicate with him. Stars Marc Lawrence.
Sun 20 Dec 20 09:00 Runaround 1981. Presented by Mike Reid with Eve Thomas. Prices include a clock radio, a model Mustang, books on birds and bees, a multi-function video game and the star prize is a music centre.
Sun 20 Dec 20 09:30 Black Saddle 1959. Client: Dawes. Western with Peter Breck. After his brothers are killed in a shootout, a gunfighter decides to hang up his guns and uphold the law by becoming a lawyer.
Sun 20 Dec 20 10:00 Johnny Ringo A Killing For Cully. Directed by Aaron Spelling and starring Don Durant and Mark Goddard. Cully kills a drunken rancher who threatened him in a saloon and is stricken with remorse.
Sun 20 Dec 20 10:30 Rogue's Rock Kidnap. 1975. Stars Donald Hewlett, Royston Tickner & Harold Goodwin. The return of the hit 70s ITV series, Rogue's Rock! Where action & adventure await! (S2, E3)
Sun 20 Dec 20 11:00 Wonderful Life 1964. Musical. Director: Sidney J. Furie. Stars Cliff Richard, Susan Hampshire, Richard O'Sullivan & The Shadows. Cliff Richard's band is stranded in the Canary Islands and get working on a movie (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE )
Sun 20 Dec 20 13:15 Kind Hearts & Coronets 1949. Comedy. Director: Robert Hamer. Stars: Alec Guinness, Dennis Price & Valerie Hobson. A poor relative of a wealthy Duke plots to inherit the title by murdering the heirs who stand ahead of him
Sun 20 Dec 20 15:25 We Dive at Dawn 1943. War. Director: Anthony Asquith. Stars: John Mills, Jack Watling and Eric Portman. The story of an attempt by a Royal Navy submarine to sink the German battleship, Brandenburg.
Sun 20 Dec 20 17:30 The Adventures of Robin Hood 1956. The Jongleur. Stars: Richard Greene, Victor Wool & Archie Duncan. A jongleur apparently on the run from the Sheriff meets up with Robin
Sun 20 Dec 20 18:00 Upstairs Downstairs 1971. The Path of Duty. Stars: Gordon Jackson, David Langton & Jean Marsh. Elizabeth returns from studying abroad and the household are in a frenzy, preparing for Elizabeth's entry into society.
Sun 20 Dec 20 19:00 Veteran Cars 1953 A wonderful piece of film charting the journey of some beautiful veteran cars from 1895 to 1916 chasing around London in 1953 with a glimpse of Genevieve the car, Kay Kendall and John Gregson!
Sun 20 Dec 20 19:10 Genevieve 1953. Comedy. Director: Henry Cornelius. Stars: Kenneth More, Dinah Sheridan and Kay Kendall. Alan and Ambrose are not going to let friendship get in the way of winning the London to Brighton rally.
Sun 20 Dec 20 20:50 Snowtime Serenade 1941 A seasonal compilation by Castle Films with songs from the young vocalist Gloria Jean (Jingle Belles), The Milt Herth Trio, The Sportsmen and Lee, Lou and Lyn.
Sun 20 Dec 20 21:00 Enemy At The Door 1978. Angels That Soar Above. Stars: Alfred Burke, Bernard Horsfall & Emily Richard. Hauptmann Anders is accused of supposedly passing on details of troop movements to Marguerite.
Sun 20 Dec 20 22:00 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.
Sun 20 Dec 20 23:35 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

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DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Mon 21 Dec 20 01:20 French Postcards 1979. Comedy. Director: Willard Huyck. Stars: Miles Chapin, Blanche Baker & David Marshall. An American group of exchange students come to Paris to study the language and culture for a year. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 21 Dec 20 03:10 The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes The Case of Laker Absconded. Stars: Peter Barkworth, Ronald Hines, Jane Lapotaire. A junior bank clerk elopes with a fortune-but without his fiancee.
Mon 21 Dec 20 04:00 Hannay Act of Riot. 1988. Stars Robert Powell, Christopher Scoular & Gavin Richards. Hannay returns to Scotland to visit the village where he was born, but his arrival quickly brings him into danger (S1,E05)
Mon 21 Dec 20 05:00 Burke's Law 1963. Who Killed Holly Howard? Directed by Hy Averback. Stars Gene Barry, Gary Conway & Regis Toomey. A Model is found murdered, and the only clues seem to link a trio of wealthy Texans to her death.
Mon 21 Dec 20 06:00 Post Early for Christmas 1951. Animation. This delightful silhouette animation may not be the most logical argument for helping the Post Office out, but who cares when it's so charmingly packaged.
Mon 21 Dec 20 06:05 Murder in Eden 1961. Thriller. Director: Max Varnel. Stars: Ray McAnally, Catherine Feller, Yvonne Buckingham. After discovering a famous painting is a forgery, a noted art critic is killed by a hit-and-run driver. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 21 Dec 20 07:25 Escape By Night 1953. Crime. Directed by John Gilling. Stars Bonar Colleano, Sid James, Andrew Ray, Ted Ray, Simone Silva. An ace reporter with a drinking problem tracks a gangster on the run. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 21 Dec 20 09:00 Stars, Cars & Guitars Talking Christmas ...Talking Christmas. Singer Tony Hadley, legendary rock guitarist Jim Cregan and broadcaster Alex Dyke bring their Stars Cars Guitars show to Talking Pictures TV for a Christmas special.
Mon 21 Dec 20 10:00 Robin's Nest Just Desserts. Stars Richard O'Sullivan, Tessa Wyatt & Tony Britton. Mr. Nicholls manages to persuade two pretty girls to dine in the bistro but Vicky jumps to the wrong conclusion
Mon 21 Dec 20 10:30 Bang! You're Dead 1954. Drama. Directed by Lance Comfort. Stars Jack Warner, Derek Farr, Veronica Hurst and Michael Medwin. A tragic accident leads to man being wrongly accused of murder.
Mon 21 Dec 20 12:15 Scrooge (1935) 1935. Family. Ebenezer Scrooge (Seymour Hicks) is persuaded to change his ways one Christmas by visitations from the ghosts of Christmas past, present and yet-to-come. Also stars Donald Calthrop. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 21 Dec 20 13:50 Upstairs and Downstairs 1959. Comedy. Directed by Ralph Thomas. Stars Michael Craig, Claudia Cardinale, Anne Heywood & Sid James. British newlyweds discover hiring suitable home help is harder than they thought.
Mon 21 Dec 20 15:55 Simon and Laura 1955. Comedy. Director: Muriel Box. Stars: Peter Finch, Kay Kendall, Muriel Pavlow. A TV studio want to feature a famous couple in a new show. Will the couple maintain a happy facade?
Mon 21 Dec 20 17:45 Christmas Under Fire It's 1940 as the UK prepares for Christmas in this propaganda film intended for US audiences. It's a Christmas of holly & barbed wire yet the British are determined to make it as cheerful as possible.
Mon 21 Dec 20 18:00 Scotland Yard 1954. Late Night Final. Director: Montgomery Tully. Stars Colin Tapley, Terence Yorke & Frank Forsyth. An investigation into Joe Burrage unveils a thrilling tale of the man who died twice! (S1, E6)
Mon 21 Dec 20 18:35 The Yangtse Incident 1957. War. Director: Michael Anderson. Stars: Richard Todd, William Hartnell & Sam Kydd. The British sloop HMS Amethyst caught up in the Chinese Civil War and involved in the 1949 Yangtse Incident. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 21 Dec 20 20:55 Christmas In London in 1957 - Glimpses Glimpses: Charming glimpse of Christmas in London in the 50s; the lights, famous shop windows, the fashions and all the hustle and bustle.
Mon 21 Dec 20 21:00 Hazell Hazell and the Suffolk Ghost. 1979. Stars: Nicholas Ball, Peter Bourke, Meg Davies. A quiet time by the Suffolk Coast turns out to be anything but for Hazel
Mon 21 Dec 20 22:00 Flame In The Streets 1961. Drama. Directed by Roy Ward Baker. Stars John Mills, Sylvia Syms, Brenda De Banzie. Racial tensions manifest during Bonfire Night in the West Indian community of post-war Britain.
Mon 21 Dec 20 00:00 Turn The Key Softly 1953. Drama. Director: Jack Lee. Stars Yvonne Mitchell, Joan Collins, Kathleen Harrison. Three women are released from Holloway prison on the same morning into the bustle of post-war London
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Tue 22 Dec 20 01:35 The Sunshine Sweethearts- 50s Bikini Girls! - Glimpses 50s Bikini Girls! Meet Josephine & Louise, Angela & June and Hazel & Marjorie, the 50s Bikini girls!
Tue 22 Dec 20 01:40 No Sex Please - We're British 1973. Comedy. Director: Cliff Owen. Stars: Ronnie Corbett, Beryl Reid & Arthur Lowe. A shop owner's order is mixed up in transit and sent to Barclays Bank.
Tue 22 Dec 20 03:25 Hawkeye & the Last of the Mohicans Winter Passage. 1957. Directed by Sam Newfield. Stars John Hart, Lon Chaney Jr.& Kay Hawtrey. Frontier wives hope to join their husbands in time for Christmas. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 22 Dec 20 03:55 Post Early for Christmas 1951. Animation. This delightful silhouette animation may not be the most logical argument for helping the Post Office out, but who cares when it's so charmingly packaged.
Tue 22 Dec 20 04:00 Reilly: Ace of Spies Dreadnoughts and Crosses. 1983. Stars: Sam Neill, Leo McKern, Norman Rodway. Estranged from his British intelligence contacts, Reilly, works in his capacity as a German arms dealer
Tue 22 Dec 20 05:00 The Rogues 1965. The Personal Touch. Gig Young, David Niven and Charles Boyer are The Rogues, members of two related families of international forgers and conmen.
Tue 22 Dec 20 06:00 To Catch A Yeti 1995. Family. Directed by Bob Keen. Stars Meat Loaf, Chantellese Kent, Rick Howland & Jim Gordon. Big Jake is hired to catch the fabled Yeti. A chase starts in the Himalayas and ends up in the city.
Tue 22 Dec 20 07:45 64-Day Hero: A Boxer's Tale 1985. Documentary. Gordon Williams on an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the life and death of Randolph Turpin, who held a world boxing title for 64 days.
Tue 22 Dec 20 09:45 Christmas Carols in 1947 Glimpses: Join us in a Christmas Carol sing along filmed in 1947.
Tue 22 Dec 20 10:00 Robin's Nest Away from All What? Stars Richard O'Sullivan, Tessa Wyatt & Tony Britton. The Tripps are invited to stay at a Cornish hotel owned by their friends
Tue 22 Dec 20 10:30 Kipps 1941. Comedy. Director: Carol Reed. Starring Michael Redgrave, Phyllis Calvert & Philip Frost. Based on H.G Wells' novel, Kipps the draper's apprentice falls in love with a girl above his station. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 22 Dec 20 12:15 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)
Tue 22 Dec 20 14:20 Above Us The Waves 1955. War Drama. Director: Ralph Thomas. Stars John Gregson, John Mills & Donald Sinden. War Drama about the British attack on the German battleship 'Tirpitz' in a Norwegian fjord during World War II.
Tue 22 Dec 20 16:20 Man on the Run (1949) 1949. Crime Drama. Directed by Lawrence Huntington. Stars Valentine Dyall, Derek Farr & Leslie Perrins. Having deserted the army, Peter Burdon is continually on the run.
Tue 22 Dec 20 18:00 Scotland Yard 1954. Fatal Journey. Director: Paul Gherzo. Stars Gordon Bell, Edward Forsyth, Jack Melford, Jane Welsh & Julian Somers. A husband returns home to find his wife collapsed on the floor. (S1, E7)
Tue 22 Dec 20 18:35 Christmas Under Fire It's 1940 as the UK prepares for Christmas in this propaganda film intended for US audiences. It's a Christmas of holly & barbed wire yet the British are determined to make it as cheerful as possible.
Tue 22 Dec 20 18:50 The Night My Number Came Up 1955. Mystery. Directed by Leslie Norman and starring Michael Redgrave, Sheila Sim, Denholm Elliott and Alexander Knox. A military aircraft's fate may or may not depend on a prophetic nightmare. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 22 Dec 20 20:50 Christmas In Britain Join the festive cheer all over the country in this short film showing how Christmases past were celebrated in London the great British countryside & a traditional British home.
Tue 22 Dec 20 21:00 Shout At The Devil 1976. War. Directed by Peter R. Hunt. Stars Lee Marvin, Roger Moore & Barbara Parkins. A British aristocrat and US ex-military man join battle against a German Commander and his men.
Tue 22 Dec 20 23:50 The Lovers! 1973. Comedy. Director: Herbert Wise. Stars Richard Beckinsale, Paula Wilcox, Joan Scott. Like everyone else since Adam & Eve, Geoffrey & Beryl want to fall in love. But this is Manchester in 1972
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Wed 23 Dec 20 01:35 Up The Chastity Belt 1971. Comedy. Director: Bob Kellett. Stars: Frankie Howerd, Eartha Kitt, Anna Quayle, Roy Hudd. Lurkalot is a serf who sells chastity belts and love potions at the local market place.
Wed 23 Dec 20 03:25 BFI: Terminus 1961. Drama. Directed by John Schlesinger. Iconic short of a day in the life of a London Railway Station.
Wed 23 Dec 20 04:00 Budgie Could do better. Stars: Adam Faith, Iain Cuthbertson & Lynn Dalby. Budgie's new job in Charles' bookshop is proving profitable. A problem for Hazel leads him back to his old school and into trouble.
Wed 23 Dec 20 05:00 Stagecoach West High Lonesome. Western starring Wayne Rogers, Richard Eyer & Robert Bray. Simon Kane drubs his supervisor Osgood for revealing that Kane's wife deserted him and his son. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 23 Dec 20 06:00 Christmas Rhapsody Charming Christmas film made in 1948 A small, lonely pine tree wishes to be chosen for Christmas and to be taken home.
Wed 23 Dec 20 06:15 Sammy's Super T-Shirt 1978. Comedy. Directed by Jeremy Summers. Stars Reggie Winch, Lawrie Mark & Richard Vernon. Children's Film Foundation. A little boy stands up to his tormentors via the device of a magical T-shirt.
Wed 23 Dec 20 07:25 The Flemish Farm 1943. War. Directed by Jeffery Dell. Stars Jane Baxter, Clifford Evans, Philip Friend. Based on a true story. A Belgian Pilot's daring attempt to retrieve the Colours from Nazi-occupied Belgium.
Wed 23 Dec 20 09:05 Carols with Michael Horden 1983. With readings from Sir Michael Hordern and carols including O Little Town of Bethlehem, The First Noel, Good King Wenceslas and Silent Night from the Royal Choral Society and friends.
Wed 23 Dec 20 10:00 Robin's Nest England Expects. Stars Richard O'Sullivan, Tessa Wyatt & Tony Britton. Robin wakes up his father-in-law with news of a possible parking ticket
Wed 23 Dec 20 10:30 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.
Wed 23 Dec 20 12:00 Doctor In Clover 1966. Comedy. Directed by Ralph Thomas. Stars James Robertson Justice, Leslie Phillips, Shirley Anne Field. Gaston Grimsdyke enrols on a medical course run by Sir Lancelot Spratt.
Wed 23 Dec 20 14:00 Rooms Ron P1. 1975. Stars Sylvia Kay, Bryan Marshall and Dinsdale Landen. Poor Ron may have had one sherry too many last night, meanwhile downstairs Dorothy is finally giving Clive an ultimatum.
Wed 23 Dec 20 14:30 Home For Christmas 1990. Drama. Directed by Peter McCubbin. Mickey Rooney is an old thief who befriends a child. Good performances and a touch of supernatural bring a solid sentimental journey. Starring Simon Richards. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 23 Dec 20 16:30 Stars, Cars & Guitars Talking Christmas ...Talking Christmas. Singer Tony Hadley, legendary rock guitarist Jim Cregan and broadcaster Alex Dyke bring their Stars Cars Guitars show to Talking Pictures TV for a Christmas special.
Wed 23 Dec 20 17:30 Rooms Ron P2. 1975. Stars Sylvia Kay, Bryan Marshall and Dinsdale Landen. Ron has a day with his daughters and helps Clive with some advice, which turns out to be a case of do as I say and not as I do.
Wed 23 Dec 20 18:00 Scotland Yard 1954. The Strange Case of Blonde. Directed by Ken Hughes. Stars Lee Sinclaire, Derek Alward, Cyril Smith & Russell Napier. A cat burglar adopts an unexpected disguise (S1, E8)
Wed 23 Dec 20 18:35 The Holly and the Ivy 1952. Drama. A heart-warming tale of a minister and his family reunited at Christmas time recounting their trials. Directed by George More O'Ferrall. Stars Ralph Richardson & Celia Johnson. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 23 Dec 20 20:15 For the Love of Ada ... Special With Ada. Starring Irene Handl, Wilfred Pickles & Barbara Mitchell. A Christmas special of the gentle 70s sitcom about Ada and Walter, who find love. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 23 Dec 20 21:00 The Mind of Mr. J. G. Reeder 1971. The Treasure House. Stars Hugh Burden, Willoughby Goddard & Mona Bruce. A reformed safebreaker is coming to visit his friend Reader, when he is purposely knocked down by a passing car.
Wed 23 Dec 20 22:00 Who Dares Wins 1982. Thriller. Directed by Ian Sharp. Stars Lewis Collins, Judy Davis, Richard Widmark & Tony Doyle, An anti-nuclear group plan to kill the U.S. ambassador at the Iranian embassy, leading to a siege. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Thu 24 Dec 20 00:30 The Big Operator 1959. Drama. Directed by Charles F. Haasn. Stars Mickey Rooney. Steve Cochran, Mamie Van Doren & Ray Danton. A corrupt union boss and the mob silence all their witnesses.
Thu 24 Dec 20 02:15 Home to Danger 1951. Crime. Directed by Terence Fisher. Stars Alan Wheatley, Guy Rolfe and Stanley Baker. Barbara returns from abroad after her father's suicide. A changed will leaves Barbara in mortal danger. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 24 Dec 20 03:35 Running for Pleasure A look back to the 1970s when greyhound racing was popular and Private individuals trained greyhounds to run at nonregulated tracks known as 'flapping tracks'.
Thu 24 Dec 20 04:00 The Mind of Mr. J. G. Reeder 1969. The Troupe. Stars: Hugh Burden, Willoughby Goddard & Mona Bruce. A Canadian confidence man, along with his gang are in London to pull off a big swindle.
Thu 24 Dec 20 05:00 Target: The Corruptors The Million Dollar Dump. 1961. Stars Stephen McNally, Robert Harland & Harold J. Stone. Investigative reporters Paul Marino & Jack Flood investigate various cases of political corruption. (S1, E1)
Thu 24 Dec 20 06:00 Night Before Christmas A beautiful adaptation of the famous poem, with a mixture of animation and live action made in 1946.
Thu 24 Dec 20 06:10 Scrooge (1935) 1935. Family. Ebenezer Scrooge (Seymour Hicks) is persuaded to change his ways one Christmas by visitations from the ghosts of Christmas past, present and yet-to-come. Also stars Donald Calthrop. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 24 Dec 20 07:45 Get Some In! Christmas at the Camp. 1975. Stars: Tony Selby, Robert Lindsay, David Janson. C Flight must stay behind when they're picked for maintenance duty (Special)
Thu 24 Dec 20 08:15 The Yellow Balloon 1953. Drama. Director: J. Lee Thompson. Stars: Andrew Ray, Kenneth More, Kathleen Ryan. A young boy is blackmailed by a crook who saw him unwittingly lead his friend to fall from a building.
Thu 24 Dec 20 09:50 Christmas In Britain Join the festive cheer all over the country in this short film showing how Christmases past were celebrated in London the great British countryside & a traditional British home.
Thu 24 Dec 20 10:00 Robin's Nest Once Two is Three. Stars Richard O'Sullivan, Tessa Wyatt & Tony Britton. Robin and Vicky are offered the chance to open a restaurant in Brighton
Thu 24 Dec 20 10:30 Oliver Twist 1948. Drama. Directed by David Lean. Stars John Howard Davies, Alec Guinness, Robert Newton & Kay Walsh. An orphaned boy in London joins a household of boys trained to steal for their master. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 24 Dec 20 12:50 BFI: The Christmas Tree 1966. Family. Starring Brian Blessed, William Burleigh, Anthony Honour & Kate Nicholls. Gary determines to get a tree for children who will be in hospital for Christmas. Directed by Jim Clark. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 24 Dec 20 14:00 Rooms Alan & Peter P1. 1975. Stars David Burke, Robert Gary, Shirley Cheriton & Elaine Donnely. Peter has just arrived from his homeland and is feeling lost, can the girls from across the way cheer him up?
Thu 24 Dec 20 14:30 Trouble in Store 1953. Comedy. Director John Paddy Carstairs and stars Norman Wisdom, Moira Lister, Margaret Rutherford. The escapades of an employee of a London store, who has ambitions to become a window-dresser.
Thu 24 Dec 20 16:15 Night Before Christmas A beautiful adaptation of the famous poem, with a mixture of animation and live action made in 1946.
Thu 24 Dec 20 16:25 An Evening With Matt Monro 1967. Directed by Kenny Clayton. Lay unknown in his family's garage for nearly forty years, a film reel of Matt Monro performing live, is the only known film of Britain's greatest singer.
Thu 24 Dec 20 17:30 Rooms Alan & Peter P2. 1975. David Burke, Robert Gary, Gillian Rhind, Shirley Cheriton & Elaine Donnely. Peter discovers the real reason behind Alan's mood last night.
Thu 24 Dec 20 18:00 Scotland Yard 1954. The Silent Witness. Directed by Montgomery Tully. Stars Molly Weir, Ivan Craig & Kenneth Henry. The case of the self-confessed killer who almost escaped the full weight of the law. (S1, E9)
Thu 24 Dec 20 18:35 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre Locker Sixty-Nine. 1962. Directed by Norman Harrison. Stars Eddie Byrne, Paul Daneman & Penelope Horner. A private detective is knocked unconscious after finding the body of his employer.
Thu 24 Dec 20 19:45 Christmas Under Fire It's 1940 as the UK prepares for Christmas in this propaganda film intended for US audiences. It's a Christmas of holly & barbed wire yet the British are determined to make it as cheerful as possible.
Thu 24 Dec 20 20:00 Ooh - You Are Awful 1972. Comedy. Directed by Cliff Owen. Stars Dick Emery, Derren Nesbitt, Ronald Fraser, Cheryl Kennedy, Pat Coombs & Liza Goddard. Charlie must find a bank account number to recover a fortune. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 24 Dec 20 22:00 Girl on a Motorcycle 1968. Romantic Drama. Director: Jack Cardiff. Stars: Alain Delon, Marianne Faithfull, Roger Mutton. Newly married Rebecca rides her motorbike to visit her lover Daniel in Heidelberg.
Thu 24 Dec 20 23:50 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)
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Fri 25 Dec 20 01:45 Christmas Under The Sun Made in 1947. The joys of living in Australia at Christmas time. Cool drinks have taken the place of hot refreshments and much time is spent outdoors but the spirit of Christmas is unchanged!
Fri 25 Dec 20 02:05 Final Appointment 1954. Crime. Directed by Terence Fisher and starring John Bentley. Reporters investigate threats against a retired army officer and discover links to a series of murders that occurred during the war. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 25 Dec 20 03:25 Three Wise Boys - Glimpses 1953. Family. When times get tough at their remote farm, three young brothers discover the real meaning of Christmas in this Christian Film.
Fri 25 Dec 20 04:00 Public Eye 1969. Detective & Mystery Drama. The Comedian's Graveyard. Stars Alfred Burke, Peter Badger & Mona Bruce. Frank is instructed to find a stage-struck teenager who has run away from home.
Fri 25 Dec 20 05:00 Saints & Sinners 1965. Dear George, The Siamese Cat is Missing. Human stories uncovered by the reporters of the New York City 'Record' newspaper. (S1, E1)
Fri 25 Dec 20 06:00 John and Julie 1955. Comedy. Director William Fairchild. Stars Colin Gibson, Lesley Dudley, Noelle Middleton, Megs Jenkins, Sid James & Peter Sellers. Two children run away to London so they can visit the Queen. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 25 Dec 20 07:40 Christmas in 1942 Charming footage of a traditional Christmas party in war time - where handmade paper hats are a must and everyone surprisingly gets a gift from Father Christmas.
Fri 25 Dec 20 07:45 We Joined The Navy 1962. Comedy. Director: Wendy Toye. Stars Kenneth More, Lloyd Nolan, Joan O'Brien & Mischa Auer. Lt Commander Badger, RN: has one besetting sin. The honesty to say the right thing at the wrong time!
Fri 25 Dec 20 09:45 The Christmas Truce of 1914 -Lest We Forget Lest We Forget. With Alan Forbes, we visit the site where late on Christmas Eve 1914, our boys heard German troops singing carols and on Christmas Day British and German soldiers met in no man's land.
Fri 25 Dec 20 10:00 Robin's Nest Christmas at Robin's Nest. Stars Tony Britton, Tessa Wyatt & Richard O'Sullivan. Robin grows tired as he attempts to put up the decorations (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 25 Dec 20 10:30 An Inspector Calls 1954. Crime. Director: Guy Hamilton. Stars: Alastair Sim, Olga Lindo, Eileen Moore. The Birling family are rich, and complacent. It is 1912, and the impending war has yet to fall across their lives. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 25 Dec 20 12:05 Please Sir! 1971. Comedy. Directed by Mark Stuart. Stars John Alderton, Deryck Guyler, & Joan Sanderson. Film version of the TV sitcom. Teacher Bernard Hedges takes his Fenn Street class to a holiday camp. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 25 Dec 20 14:10 Carols with Michael Horden 1983. With readings from Sir Michael Hordern and carols including O Little Town of Bethlehem, The First Noel, Good King Wenceslas and Silent Night from the Royal Choral Society and friends.
Fri 25 Dec 20 15:05 Scrooge: A Christmas Carol 1951. Drama. Directed by Brian Desmond Hurst. Starring Alastair Sim, Jack Warner, Kathleen Harrison & Sir Michael Hordern. Christmas is not a time of celebration for the tight-fisted Ebenezer Scrooge. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 25 Dec 20 16:50 Christmas In Britain Join the festive cheer all over the country in this short film showing how Christmases past were celebrated in London the great British countryside & a traditional British home.
Fri 25 Dec 20 17:00 Upstairs Downstairs The Path of Duty. 1971. Stars: Gordon Jackson, David Langton & Jean Marsh. Elizabeth returns from studying abroad and the household are in a frenzy, preparing for Elizabeth's entry into society.
Fri 25 Dec 20 18:00 El Cid 1961. Epic. Directed by Anthony Mann. Stars Charlton Heston, Sophia Loren & Genevieve Page. Spain is overrun by the Moors and the country's only hope rests in a heroic knight known as El Cid. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 25 Dec 20 21:30 Without a Clue 1988. Comedy. Directed by Thom Eberhardt. Stars Michael Caine, Ben Kingsley, & Lysette Anthony. Could the world's greatest detective merely be the fictional creation of Dr Watson.
Fri 25 Dec 20 23:40 The Best of The Adventures 1981. Comedy. Directed by Stanley Long. Stars Barry Evans, Harry H. Corbett & Diana Dors. The funniest, naughtiest bits from the 1970s Adventures of series. Bawdy British fun at its cheekiest.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Sat 26 Dec 20 01:20 The Hand of Night (1968) 1968. Fantasy Horror. Directed by Frederic Goode Stars William Sylvester, Diane Clare, William Dexter & Terrence De Marney. Visiting Morocco, Paul attends a party, where he meets the mysterious Marisa
Sat 26 Dec 20 03:05 Carols with Michael Horden 1983. With readings from Sir Michael Hordern and carols including O Little Town of Bethlehem, The First Noel, Good King Wenceslas and Silent Night from the Royal Choral Society and friends.
Sat 26 Dec 20 04:00 Van der Valk The Adventurer. Stars Barry Foster, Michael Latimer & Susan Travers. A deadly car crash has Van der Valk flummoxed and fearful. Why was the victim carrying a gun?
Sat 26 Dec 20 05:00 The Brack Report 1982. Chapter 1. Stars Donald Sumpter, Neil Nisbet, Patricia Garwood. Paul Brack is working on a project at one Britain's nuclear power stations. Unprecedented events disrupt his future career
Sat 26 Dec 20 06:00 Jim's Gift 1996. Stars Jean Boht, Chris Jury & Robert Llewellyn. A mysterious stranger presents a boy with a VCR that can play the future.
Sat 26 Dec 20 08:00 BFI: Skid Kids 1953. Drama. Director: Don Chaffey. Stars Peter Neil, Barry MacGregor, Anthony Lang & A E Matthews. 'Swanky' and his chums take on bike thieves in this Bermondsey-shot Children's Film Foundation short
Sat 26 Dec 20 09:00 Runaround 1979. Classic children's gameshow. Hosted by Mike Reid and featuring Barbara Dickson.
Sat 26 Dec 20 09:30 Black Saddle 1959. Client: Starkey. Western with Peter Breck. After his brothers are killed in a shootout, a gunfighter decides to hang up his guns and uphold the law by becoming a lawyer.
Sat 26 Dec 20 10:00 Johnny Ringo The Hunters. Directed by Aaron Spelling and starring Don Durant and Mark Goddard. Ringo and Cully join a pair of guards from Yuma prison searching for three escaped convicts.
Sat 26 Dec 20 10:30 Rogue's Rock Double Trouble! 1875. Stars Donald Hewlett, Royston Tickner & Harold Goodwin. The return of the hit 70s ITV series, Rogue's Rock! Where action & adventure await! (S2, E4)
Sat 26 Dec 20 11:00 The Christmas Truce of 1914 -Lest We Forget Lest We Forget. With Alan Forbes, we visit the site where late on Christmas Eve 1914, our boys heard German troops singing carols and on Christmas Day British and German soldiers met in no man's land.
Sat 26 Dec 20 11:15 The Likely Lads 1976. Comedy. Director: Michael Tuchner. Stars: Rodney Bewes, James Bolam & Brigit Forsyth. Bob, Thelma, Terry and his girlfriend Christina go on a touring caravan holiday.
Sat 26 Dec 20 13:05 The Long & the Short & the Tall 1961. War. Directed by Leslie Norman. Stars Richard Todd, Laurence Harvey & Richard Harris. Based on the Willis Hall play. A British patrol in Burma are determined to avenge British prisoners.
Sat 26 Dec 20 15:10 The Winslow Boy 1948. Drama. Directed by Anthony Asquith. Stars Robert Donat, Cedric Hardwicke & Basil Radford. Pre-WW1 England, a youngster is expelled from a naval academy over a theft. His parents demand a trial. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 26 Dec 20 17:30 The Adventures of Sir Lancelot Then Lesser Breed. 1957. Stars William Russell, Cyril Smith & Ronald Leigh-Hunt. A village is being terrorised; King Arthur sends Sir Lancelot who discovers the Vikings are doing the terrorizing.
Sat 26 Dec 20 18:00 Hobson's Choice 1954. Drama. Director: David Lean. Stars: Charles Laughton, John Mills & Brenda de Banzie. Henry Hobson's three daughters want to marry, but he refuses as traditions require him to pay out settlements (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 26 Dec 20 20:10 Went The Day Well 1942. War. Director: Cavalcanti. Stars: Leslie Banks, Mervyn Johns & Basil Sydney. English villagers stage a fight back when visited by a platoon of german troops.
Sat 26 Dec 20 22:00 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
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Sun 27 Dec 20 00:10 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)
Sun 27 Dec 20 02:45 Dangerous Cargo 1954. Drama directed by John Harlow. Tim (Jack Watling) is tricked by a wartime friend (Terence Alexander) into revealing details of a gold shipment. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 27 Dec 20 04:00 Special Branch Catherine the Great. 1974. Stars George Sewell, Paul Eddington, Frederick Jaeger. Informed that Rehfuss, a dangerous assassin, has slipped into the country, Craven is ordered to bring him in.
Sun 27 Dec 20 05:00 The Detectives Two Time Loser. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West
Sun 27 Dec 20 05:30 The Detectives House Call. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West
Sun 27 Dec 20 06:00 Saints and Sinners 1949. Drama. Director: Leslie Arliss. Stars Kieron Moore, Christine Norden, Michael Dolan. Having served a prison sentence for stealing Church funds, Michael Kissane has lost his reputation and love.
Sun 27 Dec 20 07:45 Man From Tangier 1957. Drama. Directed by Lance Comfort. Starring Robert Hutton, Lisa Gastoni & Martin Benson. Chuck Collins finds himself involved in a passport and forgery racket, just through taking the wrong coat! (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 27 Dec 20 09:00 Runaround Christmas On Ice. 1980. Classic children's gameshow. Hosted by Mike Reid and featuring Madness. Filmed at the Torquay Pavilion
Sun 27 Dec 20 09:30 Black Saddle 1959. Client: Tagger. Western with Peter Breck. After his brothers are killed in a shootout, a gunfighter decides to hang up his guns and uphold the law by becoming a lawyer.
Sun 27 Dec 20 10:00 Johnny Ringo Posse. Directed by Aaron Spelling and starring Don Durant. Jessie Mead rides into town and begs Johnny to put him in jail, going so far as to break a storefront window to provide an excuse.
Sun 27 Dec 20 10:30 Rogue's Rock Taped. 1976. Stars Donald Hewlett, Royston Tickner & Harold Goodwin. The return of the hit 70s ITV series, Rogue's Rock! Where action & adventure await! (S2, E5)
Sun 27 Dec 20 11:00 The Way We Live 1946. Drama and documentary combine in this stylish and ambitious film in which 3,000 local people took part. The film delves into the complexities of rebuilding Plymouth after the Second World War. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 27 Dec 20 12:15 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre Change Partners. 1965. Directed by Robert Lynn. Stars Zena Walker, Kenneth Cope, Basil Henson. A co-director in the firm of Arkwright and Gallen, is having an affair with is partner's wife.
Sun 27 Dec 20 13:25 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.
Sun 27 Dec 20 13:35 The Ghosts of Berkeley Square 1947. Comedy. Director: Vernon Sewell. Stars: Robert Morley, Felix Aylmer, Yvonne Arnaud, Claude Hulbert. At a court in the afterlife a pair of 18th century soldiers are sentenced to haunt a mansion.
Sun 27 Dec 20 15:25 Please Sir! 1971. Comedy. Directed by Mark Stuart. Stars John Alderton, Deryck Guyler, & Joan Sanderson. Film version of the TV sitcom. Teacher Bernard Hedges takes his Fenn Street class to a holiday camp. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 27 Dec 20 17:30 The Adventures of Robin Hood The Brothers. 1956. Stars Richard Greene, Victor Wool & Archie Duncan. A poor young serf is helped into a monastery by Robin and Friar Tuck but flees when he discovers his brother is in prison.
Sun 27 Dec 20 18:00 Upstairs Downstairs A Suitable Marriage. 1971. Stars Gordon Jackson, David Langton & Jean Marsh. Deciding not to marry Angus, Elizabeth becomes captivated by a German-baron visiting England at Christmas.
Sun 27 Dec 20 19:00 Christmas In London in 1957 - Glimpses Glimpses: Charming glimpse of Christmas in London in the 50s; the lights, famous shop windows, the fashions and all the hustle and bustle.
Sun 27 Dec 20 19:05 The Amazing Mr Blunden 1972. Fantasy. Director: Lionel Jeffries. Stars Laurence Naismith, Graham Crowden, Dorothy Alison & Diana Dors. Dickensian ghost story, two young children move into a haunted old mansion. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 27 Dec 20 20:45 The Christmas Truce of 1914 -Lest We Forget Lest We Forget. With Alan Forbes, we visit the site where late on Christmas Eve 1914, our boys heard German troops singing carols and on Christmas Day British and German soldiers met in no man's land.
Sun 27 Dec 20 21:00 Enemy At The Door No Quarter Given. 1980. Stars Alfred Burke, Bernard Horsfall & Antonia Pemberton. A continuing thorn in the Germans' sides Foster-Smythe complains that confiscation of civilian radios is illegal.
Sun 27 Dec 20 22:00 Ten Little Indians 1965. Mystery. Directed by George Pollock. Stars Hugh O'Brian and Shirley Eaton. Film version of Agatha Christie's novel. Strangers invited to a party at a mansion each expecting entertainment. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 27 Dec 20 23:50 Girl in the Headlines 1963. Drama. Director: Michael Truman. Stars: Ian Hendry, Ronald Fraser, Jeremy Brett & Jane Asher. A model is found dead. As the Chief Inspector searches for clues, everyone seems to have a motive.