Talking Pictures TV Programme Schedule

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Mar 30th - Apr 5th

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TPTV Schedule Mar 30th – Apr 5th

DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Mon 30 Mar 20 00:10 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.
Mon 30 Mar 20 02:00 Wanted For Murder 1946. Drama. Directed by Lawrence Huntington. Starring Eric Portman, Dulcie Gray, Derek Farr & Roland Culver. The son of a Victorian hangman is driven insane by thoughts of his father's profession (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 30 Mar 20 04:10 Somewhere on Leave 1943. War Comedy. Stars Frank Randle, Harry Korris & Dan Young. Wealthy Private Roy takes his soldier friends Randle, Enoch and Young to his palatial home to help him get his dream girl.
Mon 30 Mar 20 06:00 The Vicar of Bray 1937. A Julius Hagen Production. Torn from his poor Irish parish to the Royal court in London, the Vicar finds himself appointed tutor to Charles I's young son. Stars Stanley Holloway & Hugh Miller. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 30 Mar 20 07:20 That Brennan Girl 1946. Drama. Directed by Alfred Santell. Stars James Dunn, Mona Freeman, William Marshall & June Duprez, A feisty girl is led astray; first by her gold-digging mother, and then by a local con artist.(SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 30 Mar 20 09:10 IWM: The Breathing Space (1943) A look at the way military personnel and civilians used their spare time during the war. Stars Bill Owen
Mon 30 Mar 20 09:25 Law & Disorder 1958. Comedy. Directed by Charles Crichton. Stars Michael Redgrave, Robert Morley, Ronald Squire. A criminal lies to his son by inventing plausible explanations for his absence from home. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 30 Mar 20 11:00 The Rogues 1965. The Boston Money Party. Gig Young, David Niven and Charles Boyer are The Rogues, members of two related families of international forgers and conmen.
Mon 30 Mar 20 12:00 Lady Hamilton (AKA: The Hamilton Woman) 1941. Drama. Directed by Alexander Korda. Stars Laurence Olivier, Vivien Leigh & Alan Mowbray. The historical story of the romance between Lord Nelson and Lady Emma Hamilton. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 30 Mar 20 14:30 IWM: Target for Tonight (1941) Made by the Crown Film Unit for the RAF and regarded as one of the greatest British aviation films of the Second World War, Target for Tonight recreates an early Wellington bomber raid on Nazi Germany
Mon 30 Mar 20 15:30 The Constant Husband 1955. Comedy. Directed by Sidney Gilliat. Stars Rex Harrison, Kay Kendall, Cecil Parker. Charles Hathaway wakes up in West Wales with no recollection of who he is or how he got there (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 30 Mar 20 17:15 Custer of the West 1968. Western. Directed by Robert Siodmak and starring Robert Shaw, Mary Ure and Ty Hardin. The story of U.S. Army commander George Armstrong Custer, a flamboyant hero of the Civil War
Mon 30 Mar 20 20:00 Danger UXB Bad Company. 1979. Stars Anthony Andrews, Judy Geeson & Kenneth Farrington. A new commanding officer's method of discipline border on psychotic, the men consider mutiny (S1, E8)
Mon 30 Mar 20 21:00 Special Branch Polonaise. 1973. Stars George Sewell, Roger Rowland & John Bailey. Special Branch officers North and Craven are asked to protect a former Nazi collaborator.
Mon 30 Mar 20 22:00 So Long at the Fair 1950. Mystery. Director Antony Darnborough & Terence Fisher. Stars Jean Simmons, Dirk Bogarde, David Tomlinson. Two siblings visit Paris for the Great Exhibition of 1889 when one of them goes missing.
Mon 30 Mar 20 23:45 Fathom 1967. Adventure. Directed by Leslie H. Martinson. Stars Anthony Franciosa, Raquel Welch & Ronald Fraser. In Spain, an American is recruited by intelligence agents to recover a H bomb detonator.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Tue 31 Mar 20 01:45 D.O.A. 1988. Thriller. Directed by Annabel Jankel and Rocky Morton. Starring Dennis Quaid, Meg Ryan and Charlotte Rampling. Dexter Cornell, an English Professor, becomes embroiled in a series of murders
Tue 31 Mar 20 03:45 The Black Rider 1954. Directed by Wolf Rilla and starring Jimmy Hanley, Rona Anderson and Lionel Jeffries. A local reporter discovers a group of enemy agents, but will the story get him promotion? (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 31 Mar 20 05:00 Rooms Midgley P1. Stars Bryan Marshall, Sylvia Kay & Tom Georgeson. A mysterious, demanding character who rents a bedsit in the house of Clive and Dorothy is not all he seems.
Tue 31 Mar 20 05:30 Rooms Midgley P2. Stars Bryan Marshall, Sylvia Kay & Tom Georgeson. Clive and Dorothy discover more about their new tenant than they bargained for, and each other in the process.
Tue 31 Mar 20 06:00 The Gilded Cage 1955. Directed by John Gilling and starring Alex Nicol. Two brothers are embroiled in a racket to smuggle a valuable painting. When a murder is committed they must try and clear their names. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 31 Mar 20 07:30 The Night We Dropped a Clanger 1959. A Wing Commander (Brian Rix) is on a mission to find out about the flying bomb. Stars William Hartnell, Leslie Phillips, Leo Franklyn & Liz Fraser. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 31 Mar 20 09:15 Lost in the Desert 1969. Drama. Directed by Jamie Uys. Stars Wynand Uys & Jamie Uys. A plane crash a young boy and his dog must learn to survive in the heart of the African desert.
Tue 31 Mar 20 11:00 The Rogues 1965. The Computer Goes West. Gig Young, David Niven and Charles Boyer are The Rogues, members of two related families of international forgers and conmen.
Tue 31 Mar 20 12:00 IWM: Tyneside Story (1943) Directed by Gilbert Gunn Drama the reopening of the Tyneside shipbuilding yards closed down by the Depression.. Music from The Walker Shipyard Choir
Tue 31 Mar 20 12:20 I Remember Mama 1948. Drama. The life of a Norwegian immigrant family in 1910, San Francisco. Mamma runs the Pennywise household. Starring Irene Dunne, Barbara Bel Geddes and Oskar Homolka. 5 Oscar Nominations
Tue 31 Mar 20 14:55 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 it's revenge. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 31 Mar 20 16:40 No, My Darling Daughter 1961. Comedy. Director: Ralph Thomas. Stars: Michael Redgrave, Michael Craig and Juliet Mills. The daughter of a wealthy international industrialist runs away with a playboy millionaire
Tue 31 Mar 20 18:40 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 31 Mar 20 19:05 Night Boat to Dublin 1946. Drama. Directed by Lawrence Huntington. Robert Newton stars as Captain David Grant, a British secret agent who leads an attempt to save scientist Professor Hansen (Martin Miller) from the Nazis
Tue 31 Mar 20 21:00 Reilly: Ace of Spies Dreadnoughts and Doublecrosses. 1983. Stars: Sam Neill, Leo McKern, Norman Rodway. Sidney proceeds with his byzantine plan to get Count Massino to approve his German contract.
Tue 31 Mar 20 22:00 Billy Liar 1963. Comedy. Director: John Schlesinger. Starring Tom Courtenay, Julie Christie & Wilfred Pickles. A lazy, irresponsible young clerk in provincial Northern England lives in his own fantasy.
Tue 31 Mar 20 00:00 Fear in the Night 1972. Horror. Director: Jimmy Sangster. Stars Judy Geeson, Joan Collins, Ralph Bates. A woman recovering from a nervous breakdown moves with her husband but becomes terrified of a mysterious man
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Wed 01 Apr 20 01:50 Beat Girl 1960. Drama. Directed by Edmond T. Greville and starring Noelle Adam, Christopher Lee and Oliver Reed. Paul, a divorcee, marries a French lady but his daughter is determined to spoil the relationship.
Wed 01 Apr 20 03:30 Clash By Night 1963. Drama. Directed by Montgomery Tully. Starring Terence Longdon, Jennifer Jayne & Harry Fowler. A prison bus enroute to jail is hijacked by a gang determined to free their leader. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 01 Apr 20 05:00 Rooms Nellie P1. 1975. Stars Sylvia Kay, Bryan Marshall & Dorothy Frere. A sudden bereavement forces Nellie to change her whole life, starting with a new home and housemates.
Wed 01 Apr 20 05:30 Rooms Nellie P2. 1975. Stars Dorothy Frere, Cheryl Hall, Paul Kelly & William Lawford. Nellie looks to her future, with hope and fear in equal measure. Where will life lead her next?
Wed 01 Apr 20 06:00 Front Line Kids 1942. Crime drama directed by Maclean Rogers and starring Leslie Fuller, Marion Gerth and Anthony Holles. A gang of street urchins are given jobs by a Head Porter to help his crooked plans succeed. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 01 Apr 20 07:35 Dateline Diamonds 1965. Directed By Jeremy Summers. Comedy musical stars The Small Faces, The Chantelles and Kiki Dee. Lester Benson (Kenneth Cope) the manager of top rock band The Small Faces, is hiding a secret. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 01 Apr 20 09:05 Left, Right and Centre 1959. Comedy. Director: Sidney Gilliat. Stars: Ian Carmichael, Alastair Sim & Patricia Bredin. The Tory candidate at the Earndale by-election inadvertently starts a friendship with his election rival.
Wed 01 Apr 20 11:00 The Rogues The Real Russian Caviar. 1965. Gig Young, David Niven and Charles Boyer are The Rogues, members of two related families of international forgers and conmen.
Wed 01 Apr 20 12:00 Fame Is The Spur 1947. Drama. Directed by Roy Boulting. Stars Michael Redgrave, Rosamund John, Bernard Miles & Carla Lehmann. A British politician's liberal views become more conservative with his steady rise to power
Wed 01 Apr 20 14:15 You Will Remember 1941. Musical drama. Directed by Jack Raymond. Stars: Robert Morley, Emlyn Williams, Dorothy Hyson. Based on the life of the English composer Leslie Stuart, famous in the British music halls. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 01 Apr 20 16:05 One Jump Ahead 1955. Crime. Director: Charles Saunders. Stars Paul Carpenter, Diane Hart & Jill Adams. A Journalist is on the trail of a killer, attempting to keep 'one jump ahead' of the police in solving the crime
Wed 01 Apr 20 17:25 A Boy, a Girl and a Bike 1949. Comedy. Director: Ralph Smart. Stars John McCallum, Honor Blackman, Diana Dors & Patrick Holt. A bike club invites new members to join who will soon be mixed into a world of illegal dealings.
Wed 01 Apr 20 19:15 Home at Seven 1952. Drama. Director: Ralph Richardson. Stars Ralph Richardson, Jack Hawkins & Margaret Leighton. David Preston, a bank official goes missing for 24 hours and has no memory of the lost time.
Wed 01 Apr 20 21:00 Rumpole of the Bailey Rumpole and the Old, Old Story. 1987. Stars Leo McKern, Marion Mathie & Peter Blythe. Rumpole stays with Erskine-Browns and finds that Portia is prosecuting one of his clients.
Wed 01 Apr 20 22:05 Jack The Ripper Part 1 of 2. 1988. Drama. Stars Michael Caine, Armand Assante & Ray McAnally. Chief Inspector Frederick Abberline is assigned to investigate the murder of a prostitute in the East End of London.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Thu 02 Apr 20 00:10 Cry, The Beloved Country 1951. Drama. Directed by Zoltan Korda. Stars Canada Lee, Sidney Poitier & Charles Carson. A South African minister searches for his missing son, only to find his people living in squalor.
Thu 02 Apr 20 02:20 IWM: Break-in (1956) A dramatised training film for the Military Police showing the correct methods and procedures that should be used in solving a crime. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 02 Apr 20 03:15 Double Confession 1950. Drama. Starring Derek Farr, Joan Hopkins & Peter Lorre. Farr visits his ex-wife only to find her murdered. In his attempts to find the killer he meets gang boss William Hartnell. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 02 Apr 20 05:00 Rooms Beverley & Sheila P1. 1975. Stars Bryan Marshall, Sylvia Kay, Elizabeth Cassidy, Lydia Lisle & Michael Byrne. Neither of the sisters are enjoying their new life, and Ben next door isn't helping.
Thu 02 Apr 20 05:30 Rooms Beverley & Sheila P2. 1975. Stars Bryan Marshall, Sylvia Kay, Elizabeth Cassidy, Lydia Lisle & Michael Byrne. Big bad London isn't all it's cracked up to be for either sister, or is it?
Thu 02 Apr 20 06:00 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)
Thu 02 Apr 20 07:20 Faces in the Dark 1960. Drama. Directed by David Eady. Starring John Gregson, Mai Zetterling & John Ireland. Richard, a factory owner, becomes blind during an experiment on the very day his wife wants a divorce. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 02 Apr 20 09:00 Serious Charge 1959. Drama. A new vicar (Anthony Quayle) falls foul of frustrated Hester (Sarah Churchill) as she backs up a false claim made by Larry (Andrew Ray) against the vicar. Cliff Richard sings Living Doll. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 02 Apr 20 11:00 The Rogues Money Is For Burning. 1965. Gig Young, David Niven and Charles Boyer are The Rogues, members of two related families of international forgers and conmen.
Thu 02 Apr 20 12:00 Defence Of The Realm 1985. Thriller. Directed by David Drury and stars Gabriel Bryne, Greta Scacchi, Denholm Elliott and Robbie Coltrane. After an expose article is published, an MP dies in mysterious circumstances.
Thu 02 Apr 20 14:00 Rooms 1977. Brian's ex-wife turns up to do some straight talking. Directed by John Bruce and written by Betty Paul
Thu 02 Apr 20 14:30 A Stitch in Time 1963. Comedy. Director: Robert Asher. Stars Norman Wisdom, Edward Chapman, Jeanette Sterke. Banned form visiting a sick child, Norman will go to any lengths to keep in touch with his young friend.
Thu 02 Apr 20 16:30 The Jungle Book 1942. Adventure. Directed by Zoltan Korda. Stars Sabu, Joseph Calleia & John Qualen. An adaptation of Kipling's tale, in which a man-cub is protected by Baloo the bear and Bagheera the Black Panther.
Thu 02 Apr 20 18:40 IWM: Night Shift (1942) Second World War short showing a single night shift in a factory producing tanks, directed by Jack Chambers.
Thu 02 Apr 20 19:00 On the Night of the Fire 1939. Drama. Directed by: Brian Desmond Hurst Stars: Ralph Richardson, Diana Wynyard, and Romney Brent. A barber commits a theft, which leads to his involvement in blackmail and murder.
Thu 02 Apr 20 21:00 Funny Man Hearth and Home. 1981. Stars Jimmy Jewel, Lynda Bellingham & Jean Boht. This series charts the fortunes of a family of music-hall entertainers.
Thu 02 Apr 20 22:00 Jack The Ripper Part 2 of 2. 1988. Drama. Stars Michael Caine, Armand Assante & Ray McAnally. The killer is nicknamed 'Jack the Ripper' after a letter is forwarded to Scotland Yard.
Thu 02 Apr 20 00:00 The Big Money 1956. Comedy. Directed by John Paddy Carstairs and starring Ian Carmichael, Belinda Lee and Leslie Philips. A petty thief gets more than he bargained for when he steals a briefcase full of money.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Fri 03 Apr 20 01:45 Sprockets 1991. Golden Turkeys. Presented by Barbie Wilde & John Guerrasio. A studio based series with incredible archive access. Poor films get the comedy sketch treatment in this episode.
Fri 03 Apr 20 02:15 This Sporting Life 1963. Drama. Directed by Lindsay Anderson. Richard Harris, Rachel Roberts & Alan Badel. Despite success on the field, a rising rugby star senses the emerging emptiness of his life.
Fri 03 Apr 20 05:00 Rooms Frances & Richard P1. 1975. Stars Frances White and Richard Pasco. It's amazing who you bump into at the shops, two years is a long time to be apart… but what has changed? Is it him? Or her?
Fri 03 Apr 20 05:30 Rooms Frances & Richard P2. 1975. Stars Frances White and Richard Pasco. I seems the chance meeting has brought closure for Frances, but it's Richard who is struggling to say goodbye…
Fri 03 Apr 20 06:00 Beauty and the Barge 1937. Comedy. Directed by Henry Edwards. Stars Gordon Harker, Judy Gunn, Jack Hawkins, Margaret Rutherford & Ronald Shiner. Ethel is taken in by a barge skipper to the fury of the widow he is courting
Fri 03 Apr 20 07:30 The Voice Of Merrill 1952. Crime Drama. Directed by John Gilling. Starring Valerie Hobson, James Robertson Justice & Sam Kydd. A dying author frames a radio narrator for killing his secretary. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 03 Apr 20 09:15 Vote for Huggett 1949. Comedy. Director: Ken Annakin. Stars: Jack Warner, Kathleen Harrison, Susan Shaw, Petula Clark, Diana Dors. The Huggetts decide to enter the world of politics, causing uproar in the household.
Fri 03 Apr 20 11:00 The Rogues Gambit By The Golden Gate. 1965. Gig Young, David Niven and Charles Boyer are The Rogues, members of two related families of international forgers and conmen.
Fri 03 Apr 20 12:00 The Iron Maiden 1962. Comedy. Directed by Gerald Thomas. Starring Michael Craig & Joan Sims. An aircraft designer with a passion for traction engines, designs a new supersonic jet plane to sell to America. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 03 Apr 20 14:00 Rooms 1977. Ian is in trouble with the police but his wife, Carol, discovers he's shielding someone… Starring Cheryl Branker, Julie Shipley, Colin McCormack, Jenny Twigge & Christopher Douglas.
Fri 03 Apr 20 14:30 The Secret Place 1957. Crime. Director: Clive Donner. Stars: Belinda Lee, Ronald Lewis, David McCallum. A gang plan and perform a daring diamond robbery.
Fri 03 Apr 20 16:30 The Flying Squad 1940. Crime. Director: Herbert Brenon. Stars Sebastian Shaw, Phyllis Brooks, Jack Hawkins. Bradley of the C.I.D. Flying Squad is out to break a drug smuggling gang.
Fri 03 Apr 20 17:50 The Turners of Prospect Road 1947. Comedy. Directed by Maurice J. Wilson. Stars: Wilfrid Lawson, Helena Pickard, Maureen Glynne. An abandned greyhound puppy is trained to race after being found by a taxi driver. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 03 Apr 20 19:10 Out Of The Clouds 1955. Drama. Directed by Basil Dearden. Stars: Anthony Steel, Robert Beatty, James Robertson Justice & David Knight. A busy day at London Airport. Follow the lives and loves of the crew and passengers (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 03 Apr 20 21:00 Hazell Hazell and the Public Enemy. 1979. Stars: Nicholas Ball, John Bindon, Peter Bourke. It's a close call for Hazell when he finds himself caught between a bank robber and a gangster and a female reporter
Fri 03 Apr 20 22:00 Villain (1971) 1971. Drama. Director: Michael Tuchner. Stars Richard Burton, Ian McShane & Nigel Davenport. Your everyday London businessman and sadistic gang leader. Once you've met, you'll wish you hadn't.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Sat 04 Apr 20 00:00 Modesty Blaise 1966. Action. Director: Joseph Losey. Stars Monica Vitti, Dirk Bogarde & Terrence Stamp. A spy spoof in the 60s tradition featuring comic book heroine, Modesty Blaise. Set in the Italian Mediterranean (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 04 Apr 20 02:15 Custer of the West 1968. Western. Directed by Robert Siodmak and starring Robert Shaw, Mary Ure and Ty Hardin. The story of U.S. Army commander George Armstrong Custer, a flamboyant hero of the Civil War
Sat 04 Apr 20 05:00 Rooms Arthur & Rowena P1. 1975. Stars Sylvia Kay, Bryan Marshall, Ian Redford & Celia Quicke. Arthur is new to the big smoke and Rowena reluctantly takes him under her wing.
Sat 04 Apr 20 05:30 Rooms Arthur & Rowena P2. 1975. Stars Sylvia Kay, Bryan Marshall, Ian Redford & Celia Quicke. It becomes clear that Rowena, once full of hope, has fallen victim to the pressures of London life.
Sat 04 Apr 20 06:00 Frozen Alive 1964. Sci-Fi. Directed by Bernard Knowles. Mark Stevens, Marianne Koch & Wolfgang Lukschy. A scientist experimenting with suspended animation decides to use himself as a test subject.
Sat 04 Apr 20 07:35 Penny and the Pownall Case (1948) 1948. Drama. Director: Slim Hand. Stars: Ralph Michael, Peggy Evans and Christopher Lee. A glamour model helps Scotland Yard to catch a criminal gang.
Sat 04 Apr 20 08:35 Just William's Luck 1948. Comedy. Director: Val Guest. Stars: William Graham, Garry Marsh, Jane Welsh. Based on the popular books written by Richmal Compton. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 04 Apr 20 10:25 The Ghost Train 1941. Comedy horror. Directed by Walter Forde. Starring Arthur Askey, Richard Murdoch & Kathleen Harrison. High jinks and chills ensue when a group of people become stranded at an isolated station.
Sat 04 Apr 20 12:10 English Without Tears 1944. Comedy. Director: Harold French. Stars Michael Wilding, Lilli Palmer, Margaret Rutherford. The daughter of the house falls in love with the butler after he is made a lieutenant.
Sat 04 Apr 20 13:55 Convoy (1940) 1940. Drama. Directed by Pen Tennyson. Stars Clive Brook, John Clements & Edward Chapman. A tale of the highs and lows of life protecting the vital convoys between America & England during WWII.
Sat 04 Apr 20 15:45 Heart of a Child 1958. Drama. Director: Clive Donner. Stars: Jean Anderson, Donald Pleasence, Richard Williams. During wartime rationing, a young Austrian boy is forced to sell the family dog to pay for food.
Sat 04 Apr 20 17:20 Flight to Mars 1951. Sci-Fi. Director: Lesley Selander. Stars: Marguerite Chapman Cameron Mitchell, Arthur Franz. Five astronauts fly to Mars where they encounter seemingly friendly and advanced inhabitants.
Sat 04 Apr 20 18:50 The Rainmaker 1957. Romance. Directed by Joseph Anthony. Stars: Burt Lancaster, Katharine Hepburn. A middle-aged woman who suffers from unrequited love for the sheriff falls for a con man.
Sat 04 Apr 20 21:20 Girl With Green Eyes 1964. Drama. Directed by Desmond Davis. Stars Peter Finch, Rita Tushingham, Lynn Redgrave & Julian Glover. An Irish Catholic farm girl moves to Dublin to pursue a more exciting life. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 04 Apr 20 23:20 Talking Pictures TV with Rita Tushingham Her life, career, working with Oliver Reed, getting locked out of her own Cannes Premiere with Dora Bryan & why she will always love film. Interviewed by Robert Ross.
Sat 04 Apr 20 23:50 IWM: The Team (1941) Second World War short film stressing the importance of team work with George Allison of Arsenal Football Club.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Sun 05 Apr 20 00:00 Out Not Just Pennies. 1978. Stars: Tom Bell, Victoria Fairbrother, Brian Croucher. Frank has a disturbing reunion with his wife.
Sun 05 Apr 20 01:00 High Tide 1980. Thriller. A man just released from prison for manslaughter heads to the West Country to solve the mystery behind his victim's cryptic last words. Stars Ian McShane, Wendy Morgan & John Bird. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 05 Apr 20 02:50 The Kitchen 1961. Drama. Directed by James Hill. Carl Mohner, Mary Yeomans & Eric Pohlmann star in this adaptation of Arnold Wesker's celebrated play, where a kitchen's staff strive to cope with a superhuman task
Sun 05 Apr 20 04:25 Night Ride 1937. Drama. Director: John Paddy Carstairs. Stars Jimmy Hanley, Wally Patch, Julian Vedey & Joan Ponsford. Two drivers, sacked by the crooked trucking company they work for, decide to form their own (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 05 Apr 20 06:00 IWM: The Breathing Space (1943) A look at the way military personnel and civilians used their spare time during the war. Stars Bill Owen
Sun 05 Apr 20 06:15 Monster From Green Hell 1957. Sci-fi. Directed by Kenneth G. Crane. A scientific expedition in Africa investigates wasps that have been exposed to radiation and mutated into giant, killing monsters. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 05 Apr 20 07:40 The Vengeance of Fu Manchu 1967. Horror. Directed by Jeremy Summers. Stars Christopher Lee as the evil Fu Manchu, who plots the death of his arch rival Inspector Smith of Scotland Yard.
Sun 05 Apr 20 09:30 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 it's revenge. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 05 Apr 20 11:15 Sabotage 1937. Thriller. Director: Alfred Hitchcock. Stars: Sylvia Sidney, Oskar Homolka, John Loder. A Scotland Yard undercover detective is on the trail of a saboteur who is part of a plot to set off a bomb.
Sun 05 Apr 20 12:50 Looking for Sofia 2004. Doc. Directed by: Roberto Olla & Danila Satta. Documentary on the work of Sophia Loren with interviews and rare footage. A heroine, according to Anthony Burgess; Sophia is a mystery.
Sun 05 Apr 20 14:00 All Over The Town 1949. Drama. Director: Derek N. Twist. Norman Wooland, Sarah Churchill, Bryan Forbes & James Hayter. After serving in the RAF during WW2, Nat Hearn struggles to return to his pre-war job.
Sun 05 Apr 20 15:45 The Man in Grey 1943. Drama. Director: Leslie Arliss. Stars: Margaret Lockwood, James Mason, Phyllis Calvert. The story of a regency romance with a bitter outcome told retrospectively.
Sun 05 Apr 20 18:00 Get Some In! Crash Exercise. Stars: Tony Selby, David Janson, Gerard Ryder. The lads are put through their paces at the scene of a mock plane crash (S4, E04)
Sun 05 Apr 20 18:30 IWM: Squadron 992 (1940) 1940. Documentary dramatisation of life in a barrage balloon defending the Forth Bridge, Second World War. Directed by Harry Watt.
Sun 05 Apr 20 19:05 Dear Mr Prohack 1949. Comedy. Directed by: Thornton Freeland. Stars Cecil Parker, Glynis Johns, Dirk Bogarde, Sheila Sim. When Arthur Prohack comes into a private fortune, he struggles to manage his personal finance
Sun 05 Apr 20 20:50 IWM: Salvage with a Smile (1940) Second World War comedy short explaining the value of salvage with Kathleen Harrison and Ronald Shiner
Sun 05 Apr 20 21:00 Sunday Night at the London Palladium … Palladium. 1965. Variety show from the London Palladium hosted by Jimmy Tarbuck and featuring Des O'Connor, Tony Martin, Sid James, Cleo Laine and the Johnny Dankworth Seven.
Sun 05 Apr 20 22:00 Armchair Threatre: Office Party Directed by Voytek. Stars Peter Barkworth, Ray Brooks, Angharad Rees. Office politics overshadow a retirement party, highlighting a society in which men and women cannot relate to one another's needs
Sun 05 Apr 20 23:05 The One That Got Away 1957. Drama. Directed by Roy Ward Baker. Stars Hardy Kruger, Colin Gordon & Michael Goodliffe. A German flight officer is shot down over England and makes numerous attempts to escape to fight again.

Apr 6th - Apr 12th

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TPTV Schedule Apr 6th – Apr 12th

DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Mon 06 Apr 20 01:20 Morgan: A Suitable Case For Treatment 1966. Comedy. Directed by Karel Reisz. Stars David Warner, Vanessa Redgrave & Robert Stephens. After his wife leaves him for his friend, a failed artist begins his descent into madness.
Mon 06 Apr 20 03:20 Narrowing Circle 1955. Crime drama directed by Charles Saunders and starring Paul Carpenter and Hazel Court. A magazine crime writer is passed over for promotion by a rival who also steals the girl, but is murdered. (Subtitles Available)
Mon 06 Apr 20 04:40 Undercover Girl 1958. Crime Drama. A reporter on the verge of exposing a drugs ring is killed before he can write the story. Stars Paul Carpenter and Jackie Collins. (Subtitles Available)
Mon 06 Apr 20 06:00 Deadly Record 1959. Drama. Director: Laurence Huntingdon. Stars: Lee Patterson, Barbara Shelley, Jane Hylton. An airline pilot, falsely accused of his wife's murder, sets out to find who really did it. (Subtitles Available)
Mon 06 Apr 20 07:10 The Big Job 1965. Comedy. A gang of crooks are caught on a big job. 15 years later they find their loot is now buried under a police station. Stars Sidney James, Sylvia Syms, Dick Emery & Joan Sims.
Mon 06 Apr 20 08:55 Thunder Rock 1942. Supernatural drama starring Michael Redgrave, Barbara Mullen & James Mason. One of The Boulting Brothers' finest, a disillusioned writer becomes a lighthouse keeper living in solitude. (Subtitles Available)
Mon 06 Apr 20 11:00 The Rogues Bless You, G. Carter Huntington. 1965. Gig Young, David Niven and Charles Boyer are The Rogues, members of two related families of international forgers and conmen.
Mon 06 Apr 20 12:00 Greed of William Hart 1948. Horror. Directed by Oswald Mitchell and screenplay by John Gilling. Set in Edinburgh in the 1800s and starring Tod Slaughter as William Hart the infamous body broker. (Subtitles Available)
Mon 06 Apr 20 13:30 Krakatoa East Of Java 1968. Drama. Directed by Bernard L Kowalski. Stars Diane Baker, Maximilian Schell, Brian Keith, John Leyton & Sal Mineo. A ship captain Hanson plans a salvage mission in The Dutch East Indies.
Mon 06 Apr 20 16:05 My Brother's Keeper 1948. Thriller. Directed by Alfred Roome and starring Jack Warner, George Cole, David Tomlinson and Bill Owen. Two convicts escape, handcuffed to each other, and things get worse when they're seen.
Mon 06 Apr 20 17:50 Hell Drivers 1957. Drama. Directed by C. Raker Endfiled and stars Stanley Baker, David McCallum, Sid James and Sean Connery. Tom signs up as a 'Hell Driver', but the death-trap roads are the least of his problems.
Mon 06 Apr 20 20:00 Danger UXB Seventeen Seconds to Glory. 1979. Stars Anthony Andrews, Judy Geeson & Nick Tate. Ash learns how to dispose the new German land mines, thanks to the help of naval experts. (S1, E9)
Mon 06 Apr 20 21:00 Special Branch Red Herring. 1973. Stars George Sewell, Roger Rowland, Norman Jon. A group of London youths are linked to several deadly bombing attempts.
Mon 06 Apr 20 22:00 The Family Way 1966. Drama. Directors: Roy & John Boulting. Stars Hayley Mills, Hywel Bennett, John Mills & Marjorie Rhodes. A look at the troubles of two young newlyweds, whose marriage has yet to be consummated.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Tue 07 Apr 20 00:15 The Tamarind Seed 1974. Drama. Directed by Blake Edwards. Stars Julie Andrews, Omar Sharif, Anthony Quayle & Sylvia Syms. On a Caribbean holiday, a British civil servant begins falling in love with a Russian agent. (Subtitles Available)
Tue 07 Apr 20 02:50 Murder Without Crime 1950. Director: J. Lee Thompson. Stars: Dennis Price, Derek Farr, Patricia Plunkett. In London, a man is blackmailed by his landlord after he accidentally kills a woman he picked up in a nightclub.
Tue 07 Apr 20 04:25 Zane Grey: Rebel Range 1959. Western. Stars Joan Crawford, Scott Forbes, Don Grady. A Union law allows homes vacated by confederates to be sold at auction. A woman comes back to claim her home regardless.
Tue 07 Apr 20 05:00 Rooms Henry & Jean P1. 1975. Stars Ann Lynn, Michael Standing, Sheila White, Arthur Brough. Not every tenant sees eye to eye living at Mafeking Terrace, but Henry seems to have captured the heart of Jean.
Tue 07 Apr 20 05:30 Rooms Henry & Jean P2. 1975. Stars Ann Lynn, Michael Standing, Sheila White. Henry and Jean form a special bond as neighbours when Jean starts to teach Henry how to read.
Tue 07 Apr 20 06:00 No Way Back 1949. Drama. A boxer (Terence de Marney) begins on a downward slide losing his wife and money. A childhood sweetheart helps him but complications set in. (Subtitles Available)
Tue 07 Apr 20 07:30 1964 in Church Street Market Vibrant colourful amateur footage of Church Street Market in the 60s just off the Edgeware Road. Wait till you see the prices!
Tue 07 Apr 20 07:40 Unearthly Stranger 1963. Sci-Fi Horror. Directed by John Krish. Stars John Neville, Phillip Stone, Gabriella Licudi & Warren Mitchell. A government scientist quickly marries a mysterious woman who he knows little about. (Subtitles Available)
Tue 07 Apr 20 09:15 Don't Bother To Knock 1961. Comedy. Director: Cyril Frankel. Stars Richard Todd, Nicole Maurey & Elke Sommer. A flirtatious travel agent gives all his girlfriends keys to his flat which seemingly backfires.
Tue 07 Apr 20 11:00 The Rogues The Golden Ocean. 1965. Gig Young, David Niven and Charles Boyer are The Rogues, members of two related families of international forgers and conmen.
Tue 07 Apr 20 12:00 April Love 1957. Drama. Directed by Henry Levin. Stars Pat Boone, Shirley Jones, Dolores Michaels & Arthur O'Connell. A city boy moves to a Kentucky horse farm, where he courts a neighbour and races a sulky. (Subtitles Available)
Tue 07 Apr 20 14:00 The Early Bird 1965. Comedy. Directed by Robert Asher. Stars Norman Wisdom, Edward Chapman & Jerry Desmonde. Norman is the assistant helping to run a small dairy which is threatened by a larger, modern organisation.
Tue 07 Apr 20 16:00 Flight to Mars 1951. Sci-Fi. Director: Lesley Selander. Stars: Marguerite Chapman Cameron Mitchell, Arthur Franz. Five astronauts fly to Mars where they encounter seemingly friendly and advanced inhabitants.
Tue 07 Apr 20 17:30 Cairo Road 1950. Drama. Director: David Macdonald. Stars Eric Portman, Laurence Harvey & Maria Mauban. The Egyptian narcotics bureau unit investigate the murder of a rich colonel.
Tue 07 Apr 20 19:15 Dear Mr Prohack 1949. Comedy. Directed by: Thornton Freeland. Stars Cecil Parker, Glynis Johns, Dirk Bogarde, Sheila Sim. When Arthur Prohack comes into a private fortune, he struggles to manage his personal finance
Tue 07 Apr 20 21:00 Reilly: Ace of Spies Gambit. 1983. Stars: Sam Neill, Norman Rodway, Tom Bell. In the early days of the 1917 Russian Revolution, Reilly works on behalf of the British to topple the Bolsheviks.
Tue 07 Apr 20 22:00 Rockets Galore 1958. Comedy. Director: Michael Relph. Stars: Jeannie Carson, Donald Sinden, Roland Culver. Residents of a small island in the Atlantic resist their government's plan to make their home a missile base
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Wed 08 Apr 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.
Wed 08 Apr 20 01:45 The Comeback Kid 1980. Comedy. Directed by Peter Levin. Stars John Ritter, Susan Dey, Patrick Swayze & Doug McKeon. A down and out minor league ballplayer finds a zest for life coaching a group of underprivileged kids
Wed 08 Apr 20 03:45 The Breaking Point 1961. The nephew of a printer gets involved with foreign spies intent on making counterfeit money. Stars Peter Reynolds & Dermot Walsh. (Subtitles Available)
Wed 08 Apr 20 05:00 Rooms Mike P1. 1975. Stars Glyn Owen, Ann Bell & Matthew Long. A night at Mafeking Terrace brings one couple a chance to re kindle a lost marriage until two old RAF chums bump into each other.
Wed 08 Apr 20 05:30 Rooms Mike P2. 1975. Stars Glyn Owen, Ann Bell & Matthew Long. Will it be a four bedroomed house? Will it be divorce? Will they ever see that £400 again? Will Mike be back for dinner again tonight?
Wed 08 Apr 20 06:00 Home and Away 1956. Drama directed by Vernon Sewell and starring Jack Warner, Thora Hird, Harry Fowler and Kathleen Harrison. Based on 'The Huggetts' family rivalry when two sons win the football pools. (Subtitles Available)
Wed 08 Apr 20 07:40 At The Earth's Core 1976. Adventure. Directed by Kevin Connor. Stars Doug McClure, Peter Cushing, Caroline Munro & Cy Grant. A Victorian Scientist miscalculates his new machine and ends up in the Earth's core
Wed 08 Apr 20 09:30 Phantom From Space 1953. Sci-Fi. Directed by W Lee Wilder. Stars Ted Cooper, Noreen Nash, Dick Sands & Burt Wenland. A radioactive alien crash lands on Earth near a LA laboratory. His arrival attracts much attention. (Subtitles Available)
Wed 08 Apr 20 11:00 The Rogues The Diamond Studded Pie. 1965. Gig Young, David Niven and Charles Boyer are The Rogues, members of two related families of international forgers and conmen.
Wed 08 Apr 20 12:00 Conflict of Wings 1954. Drama. Directed by John Eldridge. Starring John Gregson, Muriel Pavlow & Kieron Moore. Villagers take action when they find that a nearby RAF station is taking over a much loved bird sanctuary. (Subtitles Available)
Wed 08 Apr 20 13:45 The Three Worlds of Gulliver 1960. Family adventure. Directed by Jack Sher. Starring Kerwin Mathews, Jo Morrow and June Thorburn. After being shipwrecked, a man finds himself in strange lands. (Subtitles Available)
Wed 08 Apr 20 15:45 Heart of a Child 1958. Drama. Director: Clive Donner. Stars: Jean Anderson, Donald Pleasence, Richard Williams. During wartime rationing, a young Austrian boy is forced to sell the family dog to pay for food.
Wed 08 Apr 20 17:20 Dick Powell Theatre Days of Glory. Starring Charles Boyer & Suzanne Pleshette. When revolution overthrows a dictatorship in a South American country, Carlos Morell returns in triumph as the new President (S2, EP7)
Wed 08 Apr 20 18:20 Rebecca 1940. Mystery. Directed by Alfred Hitchcock and starring Laurence Olivier, Joan Fontanie and George Sanders. A self-conscious bride is tormented by the memory of her husband's dead first wife. (Subtitles Available)
Wed 08 Apr 20 21:00 Rumpole of the Bailey Rumpole and the Blind Tasting. Stars: Leo McKern, Marion Mathie, Peter Blythe. Rumpole defends criminal Hugh Timson for receiving a garage full of stolen wine.
Wed 08 Apr 20 22:05 And Soon the Darkness 1970. Horror. Director: Robert Fuest. Stars Pamela Franklin, Michele Dotrice & Sandor Eles. Two young women go cycling in the French countryside, but one goes missing…
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Thu 09 Apr 20 00:05 Odd Man Out 1947. Thriller. Director: Carol Reed. Stars Robert Newton, James Mason, Fay Compton & William Hartnell. Johnny McQueen, the idealist leader of an illegal organisation, has escaped from prison.
Thu 09 Apr 20 02:25 Dick Powell Theatre View from the Eiffel Tower. Starring Jane Powell & Akim Tamiroff. An American girl visiting Paris for the first time gets unwittingly involved with gun-runners (S1, EP24)
Thu 09 Apr 20 03:15 The Man Who Loved Redheads 1955. Comedy. Director: Harold French. Stars: Moira Shearer, John Justin, Roland Culver. The honourable Mark St. Neots meets and never forgets the ever so beautiful Sylvia
Thu 09 Apr 20 05:00 Rooms Leslie & Lane P1. 1975. Stars Alfie Bass, Pearl Hackney & Sylvia Kay & Bryan Marshall. Harry is the old music hall star living on the first floor with his lovely wife. Things aren’t what they used to
Thu 09 Apr 20 05:30 Rooms Leslie & Lane P2. 1975. Stars Alfie Bass, Pearl Hackney, Sylvia Kay & Bryan Marshall. Harry blames TV for the failing of the music hall, and Dorothy blames Clive for the failing of their relationship.
Thu 09 Apr 20 06:00 Murder At 3am 1953. Crime drama directed by Francis Searle and starring Dennis Price, Philip Saville and Peggy Evans. A serial killer on the loose makes a habit of murdering women on the street at precisely 3am. (Subtitles Available)
Thu 09 Apr 20 07:15 The Gentleman Bandit 1981. Crime drama directed by Jonathan Kaplan. Based on the real-life ordeal of Baltimore priest Bernard Pagano who was arrested for a series of hold-ups. (Subtitles Available)
Thu 09 Apr 20 09:15 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.
Thu 09 Apr 20 09:25 The Goose Steps Out 1942. Comedy. Directed by Basil Dearden and Will Hay. Stars Will Hay, Charles Hawtrey and Peter Croft. A bumbling teacher is flown to Germany to impersonate a general and obtain secret plans.
Thu 09 Apr 20 11:00 The Rogues Bow To A Master. 1965. Gig Young, David Niven and Charles Boyer are The Rogues, members of two related families of international forgers and conmen.
Thu 09 Apr 20 12:00 Sewers of Gold 1979. Crime thriller. Directed by Francis Megahy and stars Ian McShane, Christopher Matthew and Warren Clarke. A group of fascists plan to finance their work by pulling off a bank robbery.
Thu 09 Apr 20 14:00 Rooms 1977. Lesley is still seeing her boyfriend Dave, but Meryl suspects Lesley may be in for a disapointment. Directed by Gerry Mill.
Thu 09 Apr 20 14:30 Dr. Crippen 1963. Horror. Directed by Robert Lynn. Donald Pleasence stars as the notorious Dr Crippen, the monstrous Edwardian murderer. Also stars: Samantha Eggar & Coral Browne.
Thu 09 Apr 20 16:30 The Man in Grey 1943. Drama. Director: Leslie Arliss. Stars: Margaret Lockwood, James Mason, Phyllis Calvert. The story of a regency romance with a bitter outcome told retrospectively.
Thu 09 Apr 20 18:45 The Cracksman 1963. Comedy. Director: Peter Graham Scott. Stars Charlie Drake, Nyree Dawn Porter, George Sanders. A naive, innocent and efficient locksmith is persuaded by a burglar to rob a car and open a safe.
Thu 09 Apr 20 21:00 Funny Man Letting Go. 1981. Stars Jimmy Jewel, Lynda Bellingham & Debbi Blythe. This series charts the fortunes of a family of music-hall entertainers.
Thu 09 Apr 20 22:00 The Secret of Dorian Gray 1970. Drama. Directed by Massimo Dallamano. Stars: Helmut Berger, Richard Todd, Herbert Lom. A corrupt young man somehow keeps his youthful beauty eternally
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Fri 10 Apr 20 00:00 A Touch of Love 1969. Drama. Director: Waris Hussein. Stars Sandy Dennis, Ian McKellen & Eleanor Bron. Based on 'The Millstone'. A Philosophy student falls pregnant after a one night stand with a gay TV presenter.
Fri 10 Apr 20 02:10 Seven Nights in Japan 1976. Action. Directed by Lewis Gilbert. Stars Michael York, Hidemi Aoki & Charles Gray. The fictional royal Prince George travels to Japan and falls in love with a local female tour guide named Sumi.
Fri 10 Apr 20 04:15 Remembering Merton Park Studios 2008. Documentary. Actor Clifford Earl presents memories of Merton Park Studios, between 1930 and the late 60's. Directors, Producers and Technicians tell of their memories.
Fri 10 Apr 20 05:00 Rooms Ruth P1. 1977. Stars Anne Dyson, Jill Gascoine, Diana Berriman. Directed by Don Leaver. It's out with the old and in with the new. A fresh start for Ruth upstairs and Mrs Beale, downstairs.
Fri 10 Apr 20 05:30 Rooms Ruth P2. 1977. Stars Anne Dyson, Jill Gascoine, Diana Berriman, Ann Curthoys & William Marlowe. Directed by Don Leaver. Ruth meets her real landlady, the 'official' one.
Fri 10 Apr 20 06:00 Smart Alec 1951. Drama. Director: John Guillermin. Stars Peter Reynolds, Leslie Dwyer, Mercy Haystead & Charles Hawtrey. An unscrupulous bounder is to become the heir to a large fortune. (Subtitles Available)
Fri 10 Apr 20 07:10 Knee Deep in Music 1933. Director: Alf Goulding. Stars Ruth Etting, Nat Carr & Garry Owen. A canned fish tycoon wants a hit song to sell his fish. Ruth Etting is the perfect singer – but can they find the perfect song?
Fri 10 Apr 20 07:35 Girl In the Picture 1957. Drama. Directed by Don Chaffey. Starring Donald Houston, Patrick Holt and Junia Crawford. George Keefe's policeman brother was murdered four years ago and the killer is still on the loose. (Subtitles Available)
Fri 10 Apr 20 08:50 The Siege of Pinchgut (AKA Four Desperate Men) 1959. Drama. Directed by Harry Watt. Stars Aldo Ray, Heather Sears and Neil McCallum. Matt Kirk escapes from prison in order to prove his innocence, but heads into trouble
Fri 10 Apr 20 11:00 The Rogues Run For The Money. 1965. Gig Young, David Niven and Charles Boyer are The Rogues, members of two related families of international forgers and conmen.
Fri 10 Apr 20 12:00 You Will Remember 1941. Musical drama. Directed by Jack Raymond. Stars: Robert Morley, Emlyn Williams, Dorothy Hyson. Based on the life of the English composer Leslie Stuart, famous in the British music halls. (Subtitles Available)
Fri 10 Apr 20 13:50 IWM: Eating out with Tommy Trinder (1941) Second World War, Tommy Trinder stars in a light-hearted promotion of the ‘new’ British Restaurants. You Lucky People!
Fri 10 Apr 20 14:00 Rooms 1977. Ruth's husband , Don, comes to see her. But the meeting renews their differences… Directed by Peter Moffatt. Written by Robert Banks Stewart.
Fri 10 Apr 20 14:30 Jassy 1947. Drama. Director: Bernard Knowles. Stars Margaret Lockwood, Patricia Roc & Dennis Price. During the 17th century, Jassy is believed to be a witch after receiving visions of approaching disasters.
Fri 10 Apr 20 16:30 IWM: Salvage with a Smile (1940) Second World War comedy short explaining the value of salvage with Kathleen Harrison and Ronald Shiner
Fri 10 Apr 20 16:40 Tom Brown's Schooldays 1951. Starring Robert Newton, John Howard Davis, Sir Michael Hordern and Max Bygraves. A faithful rendition of the Thomas Hughes book of life at the famed Rugby School for Boys. (Subtitles Available)
Fri 10 Apr 20 18:30 The Rainmaker 1957. Romance. Directed by Joseph Anthony. Stars: Burt Lancaster, Katharine Hepburn. A middle-aged woman who suffers from unrequited love for the sheriff falls for a con man. (Subtitles Available)
Fri 10 Apr 20 21:00 Van der Valk One Herring's Not Enough. 1972. Stars Barry Foster, Michael Latimer & Susan Travers. Van der Valk's day gets worse when someone contacts the station to say that he has just killed his wife.
Fri 10 Apr 20 22:00 The Skull 1965. Horror. Directed by Freddie Francis. Stars: Peter Cushing, Christopher Lee, Patrick Wymark, Jill Bennett. Madness fills the mind of a professor who buys the stolen skull of the Marquis de Sade. (Subtitles Available)
Fri 10 Apr 20 23:40 Songwriter 1984. Drama. Director: Alan Rudolph. Stars Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson & Melinda Dillon. Doc Jenkins is a songwriter who tries to leave his singing roots but he gets mixed up in a bad deal. (Subtitles Available)
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Sat 11 Apr 20 01:30 God's Little Acre 1958. Drama. Directed by Anthony Mann. Starring Robert Ryan, Tina Louise & Aldo Ray. A poor farmer is obsessed with finding gold on his land supposedly buried by his grandfather.
Sat 11 Apr 20 03:40 Third Alibi 1961. Drama. Directed by Montgomery Tully. Starring Laurence Payne, Patricia Dainton. A married composer finds that his affair with his wife's half-sister has resulted in her death. (Subtitles Available)
Sat 11 Apr 20 05:00 Rooms Carol & Ian. 1977. Stars Jenny Twigge, Ian Redford, Julie Shipley, Pat Ashton. Directed By Bill Bain. Carol & Ian have made the plunge to set up home together in Mafeking Terrace with their new baby.
Sat 11 Apr 20 05:30 Rooms Mrs Beale. 1977. Stars Jill Gascoine, Anne Dyson, Willliam Marlowe, Michael Lees. Directed By Bill Bain. We finally meet the new landlord and Ruth is struggling with her new life.
Sat 11 Apr 20 06:00 The Headless Ghost 1959. Comedy. Director Peter Graham Scott. Stars: Richard Lyon, Liliane Sottane, David Rose. Three youngsters encounter a ghost who is in limbo until he retrieves his lost head.
Sat 11 Apr 20 07:10 Son of Monte Christo 1940. Action. Director: Rowland V. Lee. Louis Hayward, George Sanders, Joan Bennett. Rightful owner of the kingdom, the Duchess of Zona, is engaged in a power struggle with the evil General Gurko.
Sat 11 Apr 20 09:10 Diamond City 1949. Drama. Directed by David MacDonald. Stars David Farrar, Honor Blackman & Diana Dors. Set in the diamond fields of South Africa, a lawman is trying to maintain a semblance of law and order. (Subtitles Available)
Sat 11 Apr 20 10:50 Gorgo 1961. Sci-Fi. An undersea earthquake causes some sea-monsters to surface. Gorgo is captured and is taken to be displayed in London, but Gorgo's mother is looking for her baby. Starring Bill Travers. (Subtitles Available)
Sat 11 Apr 20 12:20 The Turners of Prospect Road 1947. Comedy. Directed by Maurice J. Wilson. Stars: Wilfrid Lawson, Helena Pickard, Maureen Glynne. An abandned greyhound puppy is trained to race after being found by a taxi driver. (Subtitles Available)
Sat 11 Apr 20 13:35 IWM: Costal Command (1942) 1942. Doc. Directed by J B Homes. Second World War feature length documentary illustrating the work of RAF Coastal Command
Sat 11 Apr 20 15:05 It's Hard to be Good 1948. Comedy. Directed by: Jeffrey Dell. Stars: Anne Crawford, Jimmy Hanley, Raymond Huntley. A conscientious captain emerges from the war with ambitions to spread peace and goodwill.
Sat 11 Apr 20 16:55 Secret of the Incas 1954. Adventure. Directed by: Jerry Hopper. Stars: Charlton Heston, Robert Young, Nicole Maurey. Adventurer Harry Steele is on the trail of an ancient Incan artefact.
Sat 11 Apr 20 19:00 A Touch of Larceny 1959. Comedy. Director: Guy Hamilton. Stars: James Mason, George Sanders, Vera Miles. British Commander Max Easton fakes his defection to the Soviets in order to sue the slandering newspapers.
Sat 11 Apr 20 21:00 The Magic Christian 1969. Comedy. Directed by: Joseph McGrath. Stars: Peter Sellers, Ringo Starr. The richest man in the world stumbles across a young orphan and decides to adopt him.
Sat 11 Apr 20 23:00 Armchair Theatre: The Creditors 1972. Drama. Directed by: Philip Saville. Stars: Kenneth Haigh, Anthony Higgins, Susannah York. A rejected husband attempts to create problems for his wife's new partner.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Sun 12 Apr 20 00:00 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.
Sun 12 Apr 20 01:00 Dulcima 1971. Drama. Director: Frank Nesbitt. Stars John Mills, Carol White & Stuart Wilson. Dulcima, a girl treated as a drudge by her family, lifts herself from her environment by becoming a housekeeper.
Sun 12 Apr 20 03:00 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)
Sun 12 Apr 20 04:40 Undercover Agent 1953. Crime Drama. An auditor (Dermot Walsh) is caught up in a murder and espionage whilst visiting a company. Starring Hazel Court. (Subtitles Available)
Sun 12 Apr 20 06:00 Three Steps to the Gallows 1953. Drama. Directed by John Gilling. American cargo ship Officer Stevens (Scott Brady), finds out that his brother is the frame-up victim of a smuggling gang and is due to be executed for murder. (Subtitles Available)
Sun 12 Apr 20 07:40 False Colours 1943. Western. Director: George Archainbaud. Stars: William Boyd, Andy Clyde, Jimmy Rogers. To obtain water rights, bad guy Mark Foster murders the heir to a cattle ranch.
Sun 12 Apr 20 09:00 Custer of the West 1968. Western. Directed by Robert Siodmak and starring Robert Shaw, Mary Ure and Ty Hardin. The story of U.S. Army commander George Armstrong Custer, a flamboyant hero of the Civil War
Sun 12 Apr 20 11:45 Alive & Kicking 1958. Comedy. Directed by Cyril Frankel. Stars Sybil Thorndike, Kathleen Harrison & Estelle Winwood. Three elderly friends run away from their nursing home, looking for greener pastures.
Sun 12 Apr 20 13:45 Spellbound 1945. Drama. Directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Stars Ingrid Bergman, Gregory Peck & Michael Chekhov. A psychiatrist protects the identity of an amnesia patient accused of murder. (Subtitles Available)
Sun 12 Apr 20 16:00 Challenge For Robin Hood 1967. Adventure. Director C.M Pennington Richards. Stars Barrie Ingham, James Hayter & Leon Greene. Robin de Courtenay, a Norman noble, is framed by his cousin for murder and so he flees to Nottingham
Sun 12 Apr 20 18:00 Get Some In! Final Exams. Stars: Tony Selby, David Janson, Gerard Ryder. Richardson starts to panic when his last-minute revision refuses to go in (S4, E05)
Sun 12 Apr 20 18:30 Tell Me Another 1976. Stories about Starting in Showbusiness. Personal anecdotes as told to Dick Hills. This episode stars Thora Hird, Roy Hudd, Millicent Martin and Beryl Reid.
Sun 12 Apr 20 19:00 My Six Loves 1962. Comedy. Directed by Gower Champion. Stars: Debbie Reynolds, David Janssen, Cliff Robertson. Comic story of a Broadway musical star who arrives at her country home and finds six runaway children
Sun 12 Apr 20 21:00 Sunday Night at the London Palladium 1973. Variety show hosted by Jim Dale featuring Larry Grayson, Paul Anka, Rod Hull and Emu, and The Tiller Girls
Sun 12 Apr 20 22:00 Armchair Theatre A Bit of a Lift. 1973. Stars Ronald Fraser, Ann Beach & Donald Churchill. Alec, Frank and Penelope were strangers when they came to the hotel. But a bedroom brings them all together.
Sun 12 Apr 20 23:00 Take a Girl Like You 1970. Comedy. Director: Jonathan Miller. Stars Hayley Mills, Oliver Reed, Noel Harrison. Jenny heads to the South of England to start a new career where she runs into Patrick, one of the local 'lads'

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TPTV Schedule Apr 13th – Apr 19th

DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Mon 13 Apr 20 01:00 Town on Trial 1957. Drama. Director: John Guillermin. Stars John Mills, Charles Coburn, Derek Farr & Barbara Bates. At a tennis club in London, a young woman is murdered, prompting a Scotland Yard investigation
Mon 13 Apr 20 03:00 Great Day In The Morning 1956. Western. A gambler wins a hotel in a card game but finds himself involved with women and the start of the civil war. Starring Robert Stack, Virginia Mayo & Ruth Roman.
Mon 13 Apr 20 04:50 Up With the Lark 1943. Musical. Directed by Phil Brandon. Starring Ethel Revnell, Gracie West & Adrienne Fancey. Ethel and Gracie pursue a gang of robbers to their secret headquarters in the countryside. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 13 Apr 20 06:00 Passing Clouds (AKA: Spellbound) 1941. Drama. Directed by John Harlow. Stars: Derek Farr, Vera Lindsay, Hay Petrie, Felix Aylmer, Diana King, Irene Handl. A young man joins a spiritualist group after his fiance dies. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 13 Apr 20 07:40 The Loves of Joanna Godden 1947. Drama. Directed by Charles Frend & Robert Hamer. Stars Googie Withers, Jean Kent, John McCallum & Derek Bond. When her father dies, Joanna Godden decides to run his farm herself.
Mon 13 Apr 20 09:25 Once A Sinner 1950. Drama. A lowly bank clerk marries a good time girl but she two-times him for her old crooked boyfriend (Sydney Tafler). Starring Jack Watling, Pat Kirkwood and Thora Hird. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 13 Apr 20 11:00 The Rogues The Laughing Lady Of Luxor. 1965. Gig Young, David Niven and Charles Boyer are The Rogues, members of two related families of international forgers and conmen.
Mon 13 Apr 20 12:00 Marry Me 1949. Comedy. Directed by Terence Fisher. Stars Derek Bond, Susan Shaw, Patrick Holt, Carol Marsh. Several individuals meet through a marriage bureau.
Mon 13 Apr 20 13:50 Sparrows Can't Sing 1963. Comedy. Directed by Joan Littlewood. Stars James Booth, Barbara Windsor & Roy Kinnear. Charlie returns to the East End after two years at sea to find his house demolished and wife Maggie gone. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 13 Apr 20 15:40 Comedy Cocktail 1951. EJ Fancey presents Cavalcade of some of Charlie Chaplin's most famous comedies. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 13 Apr 20 15:55 Ring of Bright Water 1969. Drama. Directed by Jack Couffer. Stars Bill Travers, Virginia McKenna & Peter Jeffrey. Graham buys a frisky otter but soon realizes that a cramped London bathtub is no place for such a creature. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 13 Apr 20 18:00 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)
Mon 13 Apr 20 20:00 Danger UXB Butterfly Winter. 1979. Stars Anthony Andrews, Kenneth Cranham & Geraldine Gardner. Ash and the men of 347 Section tackle Hitler's latest deadly invention, the butterfly bomb. (S1, E10)
Mon 13 Apr 20 21:00 Special Branch Death by Drowning. 1973. Stars George Sewell, Patrick Mower & Roger Rowland. A junior defense minister's missing husband turns up dead.
Mon 13 Apr 20 22:00 The Hunter 1980. Drama. Directed by Buzz Kulik. Stars Steve McQueen, Eli Wallach, Kathryn Harrold, LeVar Burton. A veteran bounty hunter risks all in bringing bail jumpers to justice. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 13 Apr 20 00:00 The Skull 1965. Horror. Directed by Freddie Francis. Stars: Peter Cushing, Christopher Lee, Patrick Wymark, Jill Bennett. Madness fills the mind of a professor who buys the stolen skull of the Marquis de Sade. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Tue 14 Apr 20 01:40 Frozen Alive 1964. Sci-Fi. Directed by Bernard Knowles. Mark Stevens, Marianne Koch & Wolfgang Lukschy. A scientist experimenting with suspended animation decides to use himself as a test subject.
Tue 14 Apr 20 03:15 Berth 24 1950. Director: J.B Holmes. With William Devlin and Richard Huson. First production of the new British Transport Film Unit. In the Hull Docks, the steamer S.S. Bravo arrives from Gothenburg with cargo
Tue 14 Apr 20 04:00 A Family At War The Facts of Life. Created by John Finch. Stars Colin Douglas & Shelagh Fraser. Plans are made for Edwin and Jean's surprise party while in desperation for work David turns to the R.A.F.
Tue 14 Apr 20 05:00 Rooms Lonely Hearts. 1977. Stars Julie Shipley, Jenny Twigge, Ian Redford, Cheryl Branker & Christopher Benjamin. Young Leslie has decided to answer an advert in a lonely hearts column.
Tue 14 Apr 20 05:30 Rooms Ian and Carol. 1977. Stars Julie Shipley, Jenny Twigge, Ian Redford & Brian Peck. Poor Carol and Ian are struggling as newlyweds and coping with baby Alison in their lives.
Tue 14 Apr 20 06:00 Dance Hall 1950. Drama. Directed by Charles Crichton. Stars Diana Dors, Petula Clark, Jane Hylton & Natasha Parry. Four young female factory workers escape the monotony of their jobs at the Chiswick Palais. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 14 Apr 20 07:40 IWM: The True Glory (1945) Oscar winning documentary directed by Carol Reed & Garson Kanin about the Allied invasion of Europe. Commentary by Peter Ustinov, John Laurie, Jimmy Hanley and Richard Attenborough.
Tue 14 Apr 20 09:25 Blind Corner 1965. Drama. Director: Lance Comfort. Stars William Sylvester, Barbara Shelley & Elizabeth Shepherd. The wife of a blind composer plots to murder her husband after he learns of her affair.
Tue 14 Apr 20 11:00 The Rogues The Bartered MacBride. 1965. Gig Young, David Niven and Charles Boyer are The Rogues, members of two related families of international forgers and conmen.
Tue 14 Apr 20 12:00 Centenary Express 1980. Highlights of a gastronomic journey from Yorkshire to London on board a special train-made up of vintage restaurant cars, and steam hauled, to celebrate a hundred years of train catering.
Tue 14 Apr 20 12:10 Hindle Wakes 1952. Drama starring Leslie Dwyer and Lisa Daniely. Successful remake of one of the earliest British talkies. Set in the Hindle, two mill workers take off to Blackpool for the 'Wakes' holiday. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 14 Apr 20 13:50 Saloon Bar 1940. Thriller. Director: Walter Forde. Stars: Gordon Harker, Elizabeth Allan & Mervyn Johns. A group of pub locals set out to prove that a local is not guilty of murder to prevent a hanging.
Tue 14 Apr 20 15:20 Casbah 1948. Musical. John Berry. Stars Yvonne De Carlo, Tony Martin & Peter Lorre. Pepe Le Moko leads a gang of jewel thieves in the Casbah of Algiers, where he has exiled himself to escape imprisonment. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 14 Apr 20 17:00 Flight of the Doves 1971. Drama. Directed by Ralph Nelson. Stars Ron Moody, Jack Wild, Dorothy McGuire & Stanley Holloway. Two orphans are pursued by their villainous uncle, who is a master of disguises. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 14 Apr 20 19:00 True as a Turtle 1957. Comedy. Director: Wendy Toye. Stars: John Gregson, Cecil Parker, June Thorburn. Newlywed Tony Hudson offers his young wife Jane a cruise on a yacht as a honeymoon trip
Tue 14 Apr 20 21:00 Reilly: Ace of Spies Endgame. 1983. Stars: Sam Neill, Tom Bell, Brian Protheroe. Reilly's plan to seize power over the Bolsheviks goes wrong when Lenin puts forward the date of the congress by two weeks.
Tue 14 Apr 20 22:00 Girl With Green Eyes 1964. Drama. Directed by Desmond Davis. Stars Peter Finch, Rita Tushingham, Lynn Redgrave & Julian Glover. An Irish Catholic farm girl moves to Dublin to pursue a more exciting life. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 14 Apr 20 00:00 Silkwood 1983. Drama. Directed by Mike Nichols. Stars Meryl Streep, Cher, Kurt Russell & Craig T Nelson. A worker at a plutonium plant is contaminated to prevent her from exposing worker safety violations. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Wed 15 Apr 20 02:35 Honeymoon 1947. Comedy. A prospective bride and groom have misadventures in Mexico City. Starring Shirley Temple, Franchot Tone and Guy Madison.
Wed 15 Apr 20 04:00 A Family At War To Die for Spain. Created by John Finch. Stars Colin Douglas & Shelagh Fraser. To the family's dismay Philip returns to Spain to fight Franco's fascists, but will he ever come home?
Wed 15 Apr 20 05:00 Rooms Short Fuse. 1977. Stars Jill Gascoine, William Marlowe, Jenny Twigge, Ian Redfrod & Debbie Farrington. Ruth has blown a fuse, Carol and Ian are struggling to survive as a family of three on one wage.
Wed 15 Apr 20 05:30 Rooms Nosey Neighbours. 1977. Stars Edwin Richfield, Michael Boughen, Anne Dyson, Diana Berriman & Richard Leech. We meet Arthur who helps new tenant, Lawrence, with his play.
Wed 15 Apr 20 06:00 Kill Me Tomorrow 1957. Directed by Terence Fisher. Starring Tommy Steele & Pat O'Brien. Crosbie is sacked, but needs his job to fund an operation for his son, only to find his old editor has been murdered. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 15 Apr 20 07:40 Park Plaza 605 1953. Crime drama directed by Bernard Knowles. A private detective solves a murder, which he was accused of. Starring Tom Conway, Eva Bartok and Sid James. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 15 Apr 20 09:15 Dance Little Lady 1954. Drama. The story of a successful dancer who fights with her husband for the attention of their daughter. Starring Terence Morgan, Mai Zetterling and Guy Rolfe. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 15 Apr 20 11:00 The Rogues The Pigeons Of Paris. 1965. Gig Young, David Niven and Charles Boyer are The Rogues, members of two related families of international forgers and conmen.
Wed 15 Apr 20 12:00 Helford Oysters A day in the life of an oyster farmer in Helford, Cornwall in the late 1950s. From the beds to the Morris van and everything in between, Oyster fishing on the Helford River dates from the 12th century
Wed 15 Apr 20 12:10 The Courtneys of Curzon Street 1947. Drama. Director: Herbert Wilcox. Stars: Anna Neagle, Michael Wilding, Gladys Young. The story of three generations of the Courtney family, from the nineteenth century to the Second World War
Wed 15 Apr 20 14:25 Once Upon a Dream 1949. Comedy. Director: Ralph Thomas. Stars: Googie Withers, Griffith Jones, Guy Middleton. Chaos ensues when a woman wakes up believing that a romantic dream about her new servant is true.
Wed 15 Apr 20 16:05 High Flight 1957. Drama. Directed by John Gilling. Stars Ray Milland, Bernard Lee, Kenneth Haigh & Anthony Newley. An R.A.F C.O must deal with a testing Cadet, but the Cadet reminds the C.O of his younger self.
Wed 15 Apr 20 17:50 Witness In The Dark 1959. Drama. A burglar murders an old woman but a blind girl 'witnesses' the robber as he flees. Stars Patricia Dainton, Conrad Phillips, Nigel Green & Richard O'Sullivan (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 15 Apr 20 19:05 The Stranger 1946. Drama nominated for an Oscar. Directed by Orson Welles. A war crimes investigator is on the trail of an infamous Nazi. Stars Orson Welles, Edward G. Robinson & Loretta Young. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 15 Apr 20 21:00 Rumpole of the Bailey Rumpole and the Official Secret. Stars: Leo McKern, Marion Mathie, Peter Blythe. Rumpole defends an eccentric spinster accused of being a government whistleblower.
Wed 15 Apr 20 22:05 A Touch of Larceny 1959. Comedy. Director: Guy Hamilton. Stars: James Mason, George Sanders, Vera Miles. British Commander Max Easton fakes his defection to the Soviets in order to sue the slandering newspapers.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Thu 16 Apr 20 00:05 Blood From The Mummy's Tomb 1971. Horror. Directors: Seth Holt. Stars: Andrew Keir, Valerie Leon, James Villiers. An archaeological expedition brings the coffin of an Egyptian queen, known for her magical powers, to London
Thu 16 Apr 20 01:55 IWM: They Stand Ready (1955) 1955. A documentary that offers a robust justification of National Service at a time when large numbers of British troops were stationed in the Mediterranean & the Far East as well as in West Germany
Thu 16 Apr 20 02:20 The Wild Heart 1952. Drama. Directed by Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger. Stars Jennifer Jones, David Farrar & Cyril Cusack. Hazel, a child of nature, turns to a book of spells and charms when she has problems.
Thu 16 Apr 20 04:00 A Family At War Lines of Battle. Created by John Finch. Stars Colin Douglas & Shelagh Fraser. Margaret & John prepare for marriage with the spectre of conscription over their heads.
Thu 16 Apr 20 05:00 Rooms Tough Love. Stars Michael Boughen, Doran Godwin, Anne Dyson & Diana Berriman. Tough times for Geoff upstairs, as his new relationship with Marcia comes to an end, did he ever even want it to start?
Thu 16 Apr 20 05:30 Rooms Gone To The Dogs. 1977. Stars Jill Gascoine, William Marlowe, Jenny Twigge, Ian Redford, Julie Shipley & Bruce White. Lesley has a date, but she's not the only one.
Thu 16 Apr 20 06:00 Lady Of Deceit 1947. Crime Drama. A calculating divorcee risks all by getting involved with a hot-headed murderer. Stars Claire Trevor and Lawrence Tierney. Directed by Robert Wise. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 16 Apr 20 07:50 The Reluctant Bride 1955. Comedy directed by Henry Cass and starring John Carroll and Virginia Bruce. A group of children whose parents are missing are looked after by a womanising oil man and a dignified entomologist. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 16 Apr 20 09:20 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 16 Apr 20 11:00 The Rogues Our Men in Marawat. 1965. Gig Young, David Niven and Charles Boyer are The Rogues, members of two related families of international forgers and conmen.
Thu 16 Apr 20 12:00 Rosemary Squires in the 1950s The Tonight Show See Rosemary Squires, the English jazz, big band, cabaret and concert singer and recording artist make her American Debut in the late 1950s on The Tonight Show. Rare unseen footage.
Thu 16 Apr 20 12:10 It's Hard to be Good 1948. Comedy. Directed by: Jeffrey Dell. Stars: Anne Crawford, Jimmy Hanley, Raymond Huntley. A conscientious captain emerges from the war with ambitions to spread peace and goodwill.
Thu 16 Apr 20 14:00 Rooms 1977. Ian comes home in a bad mood, and his wife, Carol, is dismayed when she learns why… Stars Julie Shipley, Ian Redford, Jenny Twigge, Cheryl Branker, Jill Gascoine & Mike Grady.
Thu 16 Apr 20 14:30 My Six Loves 1962. Comedy. Directed by Gower Champion. Stars: Debbie Reynolds, David Janssen, Cliff Robertson. Comic story of a Broadway musical star who arrives at her country home and finds six runaway children
Thu 16 Apr 20 16:30 Six Candles Made in 1960 by the British Insurance Association, this short film warns of the dangers of driving a motorcar.
Thu 16 Apr 20 16:55 Sky West & Crooked 1966. Drama. Directed by John Mills and starring Hayley Mills, Ian MacShane, Annette Crosbie and Geoffrey Bayldon. A young, lonely teenage girl is traumatised after the death of a childhood friend.
Thu 16 Apr 20 19:00 Corridor Of Mirrors 1948. Drama. Directed by Terence Young. Starring Eric Portman, Edana Romney, Barbara Mullen & Christopher Lee. A man falls in love with a beautiful woman, whom he thinks he loved in a previous life. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 16 Apr 20 21:00 Funny Man Gingerbread House. 1981. Stars Lynda Bellingham, Jean Boht & Jimmy Jewel. It's 1931 and Favey acquires his first agent and his first solo spot away from Gibsons.
Thu 16 Apr 20 22:00 The Magic Christian 1969. Comedy. Directed by: Joseph McGrath. Stars: Peter Sellers, Ringo Starr. The richest man in the world stumbles across a young orphan and decides to adopt him.
Thu 16 Apr 20 00:00 The Small World of Sammy Lee 1963. Drama. Directed by Ken Hughes. Stars Anthony Newley, Julia Foster, Robert Stephens & Wilfrid Brambell. Sammy Lee owes £300 to a bookie, Conner, whose muscle men are coming to collect.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Fri 17 Apr 20 02:10 A Man Called Sledge 1970. Western. Directors: Vic Morrow. Stars: James Garner, Dennis Weaver, Claude Akins. In the Old West, a gunfighting outlaw plans his way into prison to steal a large shipment of gold. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 17 Apr 20 04:00 A Family At War The Summer Before The War. Creator: John Finch. Stars Colin Douglas & Shelagh Fraser. Evacuation divides the family whilst an unplanned pregnancy throws a spanner in the works.
Fri 17 Apr 20 05:00 Rooms Friendship. 1977. Stars Michael Boughen, Diana Berriman, Anne Dyson & Richard Leech. Poor Arthur really is in the wars and an ambulance must be called. Linda shows what a caring woman she really is.
Fri 17 Apr 20 05:30 Rooms Dear Marge. 1977. Stars Jill Gascoine, William Marlowe, Jenny Twigge, Ian Redford, Paul Darrow & Jennifer Daniel. Sad news for Carol and Ian upstairs, the three-wheeler failed its MOT.
Fri 17 Apr 20 06:00 IWM: Miss Knowall (1940) With photography by Claude Friese-Greene , son of the famous William Friese-Greene. WW2 short anti-gossip film, with Martita Hunt and a very young Kenneth Griffiths.
Fri 17 Apr 20 06:10 False Colours 1943. Western. Director: George Archainbaud. Stars: William Boyd, Andy Clyde, Jimmy Rogers. To obtain water rights, bad guy Mark Foster murders the heir to a cattle ranch.
Fri 17 Apr 20 07:30 The Strange World Of Planet X 1958. Sci-fi. A British laboratory studying magnetic fields is warned by a cosmic visitor of the dangers in their experiments. Starring Forrest Tucker and Martin Benson. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 17 Apr 20 09:00 When the Whales Came 1989. Drama. Directed by Clive Rees. Stars Paul Scofield, Helen Mirren, David Threlfall, David Suchet & Jeremy Kemp. Two children befriend an isolated old man who holds a terrible secret. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 17 Apr 20 11:00 The Rogues Wherefore Art Thou, Harold? 1965. Gig Young, David Niven and Charles Boyer are The Rogues, members of two related families of international forgers and conmen.
Fri 17 Apr 20 12:00 Son of Monte Christo 1940. Action. Director: Rowland V. Lee. Louis Hayward, George Sanders, Joan Bennett. Rightful owner of the kingdom, the Duchess of Zona, is engaged in a power struggle with the evil General Gurko.
Fri 17 Apr 20 14:00 Rooms 1977. An unexpected caller wants to discuss Mrs. Beale's late husband with her. Directed by Anthea Browne Wilkinson and written Banks Stewart
Fri 17 Apr 20 14:35 IWM: Night Shift (1942) Second World War short showing a single night shift in a factory producing tanks, directed by Jack Chambers.
Fri 17 Apr 20 14:55 Secret of the Incas 1954. Adventure. Directed by: Jerry Hopper. Stars: Charlton Heston, Robert Young, Nicole Maurey. Adventurer Harry Steele is on the trail of an ancient Incan artefact.
Fri 17 Apr 20 17:00 Dreamland 1998. Docu-drama. An explosive investigation into Area 51 and the story of Bob Lazar. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 17 Apr 20 19:00 Hangar 18 1980. Action. Directed by James L. Conway. Stars Darren McGavin, Robert Vaughn, Gary Collins, James Hampton. Astronauts and a NASA scientist expose a White House cover-up of an occupied UFO.
Fri 17 Apr 20 21:00 Van der Valk Destroying Angel. 1972. Stars Barry Foster, Michael Latimer & Susan Travers. Van der Valk and Kroon investigate when a local prostitute reports that a man is dying.
Fri 17 Apr 20 22:00 Killing Of Sister George 1968. Drama. Directed by Robert Aldrich. Stars Beryl Reid, Susannah York, Coral Browne, Patricia Medina & Ronald Fraser. An aging actress faces the loss of her popular television role.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Sat 18 Apr 20 00:45 A Walk in the Spring Rain 1970. Drama. Director: Guy Green. A New York professor's (Fritz Weaver) wife (Ingrid Bergman) falls in love with a rugged, married Tennessee mountain man (Anthony Quinn).
Sat 18 Apr 20 02:45 Witness In The Dark 1959. Drama. A burglar murders an old woman but a blind girl 'witnesses' the robber as he flees. Stars Patricia Dainton, Conrad Phillips, Nigel Green & Richard O'Sullivan (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 18 Apr 20 04:00 A Family At War The Gate of the Year. Created by John Finch. Stars Colin Douglas & Shelagh Fraser. John desperately tries to find Margaret, only hours before his posting abroad.
Sat 18 Apr 20 05:00 Rooms What's best for Alison? 1977. stars Jenny Twigge, Ian Redford, Frances White & Anne Dyson. A new health visitor appears unannounced to visit baby Alison and it seems she's on the warpath.
Sat 18 Apr 20 05:30 Rooms Uninvited Visitors. 1977. stars Jenny Twigge, Ian Redford, Frances White & Anne Dyson. Ian calls the health visitor back and starts asking his own questions. Meanwhile, George is still missing.
Sat 18 Apr 20 06:00 Shadow of A Man 1954. Crime drama. Director: Michael McCarthy. A town drunk is found dead and the police suspect murder. Starring Paul Carpenter. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 18 Apr 20 07:20 IWM: The Blue Streak Rocket (1962) 1962. Doc. Witness the international effort of constructing and launching the British-made Blue Streak Rocket, from its testing in Scotland to it's launch in Australia
Sat 18 Apr 20 07:35 Smokescreen (1964) 1964. Drama. Directed by Jim O'Connolly. Starring Peter Vaughan, John Carson & Yvonne Romain. A blazing car goes over the cliff to the east of Brighton. Suspicions mount when no body can be found. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 18 Apr 20 09:05 90 Degrees South 1933. Documentary. Director: Herbert G. Ponting. Stars: F.R.G. Evans, Herbert G. Ponting, Robert Falcon Scott. A record of Captain Scott's 1911 South Pole expedition.
Sat 18 Apr 20 10:40 On The Beat 1962. Comedy. Directed by Robert Asher. Stars Norman Wisdom, Jennifer Jayne & Raymond Huntley. A car park attendant at Scotland Yard dreams of becoming a policeman, but falls short on height! (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 18 Apr 20 12:50 The Sound Barrier 1952. War. Directed by David Lean. Stars Ralph Richardson, Nigel Patrick. An aircraft manufacturer whose passion for making the ultimate supersonic jet, suffers great personal tragedy in his quest. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 18 Apr 20 15:10 Time Flies 1944. Comedy. Directed by Walter Forde. Stars Tommy Handley, Evelyn Dall, George Moon and Felix Aylmer. A music hall star uses a time machine to travel back in time to Elizabethan England.
Sat 18 Apr 20 16:55 Battle of the V1 1958. War. Director: Vernon Sewell. Stars Michael Rennie, Patricia Medina & Christopher Lee. Polish Resistance discover a mysterious pilot-less plane. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 18 Apr 20 18:55 Appointment with Crime 1946. Crime. Directed by John Harlow. Stars: William Hartnell, Raymond Lovell and Robert Beatty. A British thief, released from prison for jewel theft, devises a plan for vengeance on his accomplices.
Sat 18 Apr 20 20:45 The Spy Who Came in from the Cold 1965. Drama. Directed by Martin Ritt. Starring Richard Burton, Claire Bloom & Oskar Werner. During the cold war, a British spy is caught in a sinister labyrinth of plots and counter-plots. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 18 Apr 20 23:00 Armchair Theatre: According to Rules According to Rules. 1974. Directed by: Piers Haggard Stars: Liam Redmond, Oliver Maguire, James Berwick, Des Cave, J.G. Devlin. When an ex-IRA man is found dead, suspicion falls on an old comrade.
Sat 18 Apr 20 00:00 Out A Little Heart to Heart with Miss Bangor. 1978. Stars: Tom Bell, Victoria Fairbrother, Brian Croucher. Eve tells Frank of her twisted feelings.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Sun 19 Apr 20 01:00 The Secret of Dorian Gray 1970. Drama. Directed by Massimo Dallamano. Stars: Helmut Berger, Richard Todd, Herbert Lom. A corrupt young man somehow keeps his youthful beauty eternally
Sun 19 Apr 20 03:00 Rock City 1973. Doc. Stars Cat Stevens, Tina Turner, Jimi Hendrix, Mick Jagger, Otis Redding, Rod Stewart Pete Townshend & more. Vintage film footage from the hey-day of the London's rock and roll scene.
Sun 19 Apr 20 05:05 Talking Pictures TV with George Layton Exclusive to Talking Pictures TV, George Layton talks to Robert Ross his acting and writing career. Everything from 'Dr In The House' to 'Robin's Nest' and everything in between.
Sun 19 Apr 20 06:00 That Brennan Girl 1946. Drama. Directed by Alfred Santell. Stars James Dunn, Mona Freeman, William Marshall & June Duprez, A feisty girl is led astray; first by her gold-digging mother, and then by a local con artist.(SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 19 Apr 20 07:50 Second Chorus 1941. Musical. Two college students are forced to earn a living by joining a band. (Nominated for 2 Oscars). Stars: Fred Astaire, Paulette Goddard, Artie Shaw & Burgess Meredith.
Sun 19 Apr 20 09:35 Looking for Sofia 2004. Factual. Directed by: Roberto Olla & Danila Satta. Documentary on the work of Sophia Loren with interviews and rare footage. A heroine, according to Anthony Burgess; Sophia is a mystery.
Sun 19 Apr 20 10:45 Marry Me 1949. Comedy. Directed by Terence Fisher. Stars Derek Bond, Susan Shaw, Patrick Holt, Carol Marsh. Several individuals meet through a marriage bureau.
Sun 19 Apr 20 12:35 The Court Jester 1956. A musical-comedy film starring Danny Kaye, Glynis Johns, Basil Rathbone, Angela Lansbury. A hapless carnival performer masquerades as the court jester as part of a plot against an evil rule. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 19 Apr 20 14:40 Give us the Moon 1944. Drama. Directed by Val Guest. Stars Margaret Lockwood, Vic Oliver, Peter Graves, Roland Culver. A war hero and his son of a hotel owner leads an idle life until he bumps into a new society
Sun 19 Apr 20 16:30 The Big Noise 1944. Comedy. Director: Mal St. Clair. Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy & Doris Merrick. During World War II Stan and Ollie find themselves as improbable bodyguards to an eccentric bomb inventor. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 19 Apr 20 18:00 Get Some In! Exam Results. Stars: Tony Selby, David Janson, Gerard Ryder. The lads worry that they'll be posted to the four corners of the world (S4, E06)
Sun 19 Apr 20 18:30 IWM: Eating out with Tommy Trinder (1941) Second World War, Tommy Trinder stars in a light-hearted promotion of the ‘new’ British Restaurants. You Lucky People!
Sun 19 Apr 20 18:40 Raise the Titanic 1980. Drama. Directed by Jerry Jameson. Stars Jason Robards, Richard Jordan, David Selby, Anne Archer & Alec Guinness. To obtain a rare mineral, a ship raising operation is conducted on the Titanic. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 19 Apr 20 21:00 Sunday Night at the London Palladium … Palladium. 1974. Variety entertainment show hosted by Ted Rogers. This week's stars include Sacha Distel, The Drifters, Penny Lane, Nino Frediani, and The Second Generation.
Sun 19 Apr 20 22:00 Armchair Theatre: Death or Glory The Death of Glory. 1973. Director: Gareth Davies. Stars: Warren Clarke, Bill Maynard, Dandy Nichols. A man lives out his military fantasies by leading a marching band.
Sun 19 Apr 20 23:00 Rumpole's Return 1980. Drama. Director: John Gleniste. Stars Leo McKern, Peggy Thorpe-Bates, Albert Welling. Rumpole, bored in his retirement, snatches the first opportunity to leave Florida and return to London.

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DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Mon 20 Apr 20 01:10 What A Crazy World 1963. Musical. Directed by Michael Carreras. Stars Joe Brown, Susan Maughan, Harry H Corbett and Marty Wilde. An East End lad, Alf Hitchens, dreams of hitting the big time in the music business.
Mon 20 Apr 20 02:55 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.
Mon 20 Apr 20 05:05 Talking Pictures TV Remembering Sam Kydd Talking Pictures TV remembering the great British actor who appeared in over 240 films and countless TV appearances as we discuss his life and career with his son, Jonathan Kydd. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 20 Apr 20 06:00 Emergency 1962. Drama directed by Francis Searle and starring Dermot Walsh. When a young girl is knocked down there are only three donors of the same blood group. A frantic search to find the donors begins. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 20 Apr 20 07:15 IWM: CEMA (1942) 1942. Second World War documentary featuring the work of the wartime Council for the Encouragement of Music and the Arts.
Mon 20 Apr 20 07:35 Death Goes To School 1953. Crime drama with Barbara Murray and Gordon Jackson in the lead role. A rare, old British mystery surrounding a strangulation at a school that needs Scotland Yard to investigate. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 20 Apr 20 08:50 IWM: Next of Kin Ealing Studios production, directed by Thorold Dickinson, demonstrating the perils of 'careless talk' during wartime, with Mervyn Johns, Jack Hawkins, Basil Radford, Naunton Wayne and Nova Pilbeam.
Mon 20 Apr 20 10:55 IWM: The Team (1941) Second World War short film stressing the importance of team work with George Allison of Arsenal Football Club.
Mon 20 Apr 20 11:00 The Rogues Grave Doubts. 1965. Gig Young, David Niven and Charles Boyer are The Rogues, members of two related families of international forgers and conmen.
Mon 20 Apr 20 12:00 Bottoms Up 1960. Comedy. Directed by Mario Zampi. Stars Jimmy Edwards, Arthur Howard and Martita Hunt. Jimmy Edwards reprises his TV and radio role as a Professor trying to control a school full of naughty boys (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 20 Apr 20 13:45 High Tide at Noon 1957. Drama. Directed by Philip Leacock. Stars: Betta St. John, Michael Craig, William Sylvester. Returning to Nova Scotia, Joanne Mackenzie's gambler husband squanders their savings.
Mon 20 Apr 20 15:55 Crosby Favourites A sing a long version of some Crosby Favourites made in 1949, all sung by The famous King Sisters and Gene Morgan. With words along the bottom so we can all join in!
Mon 20 Apr 20 16:10 The Captain's Paradise 1953. Comedy. Directed by Anthony Kimmins. Stars Alec Guinness, Yvonne De Carlo, Celia Johnson & Miles Malleson. The Captain of a ferry boat between Gibraltar & Morocco has a woman in each port.
Mon 20 Apr 20 17:55 The Brinks Job 1978. Comedy. Directed by William Friedkin. Starring Peter Falk, Peter Boyle and Allen Garfield. Crime story based on the real armed robbery of the Brink's Building in Boston
Mon 20 Apr 20 20:00 Danger UXB Dead Letter. 1979. Stars Anthony Andrews, Judy Geeson & Iain Cuthbertson. A large UXB in the London Underground brings Ash face-to-face with a new type of fuse. (S1, E11)
Mon 20 Apr 20 21:00 Special Branch All the King's Men. 1973. Stars George Sewell, Roger Rowland & Geoffrey Bayldon. When an ex-CID officer barricades himself and a hostage in a building with multiple bombs, Special Branch is called in.
Mon 20 Apr 20 22:00 The Deadly Affair 1966. Thriller. Directed by Sidney Lumet Stars: James Mason, Simone Signoret. A British secret agent is puzzled by the sudden suicide of a man he's recently investigated.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Tue 21 Apr 20 00:10 The Camp On Blood Island 1958. Drama. Directed Val Guest. Stars Andre Morell, Carl Mohner & Walter Fitzgerald. Deep in Malaya, as WW2 comes to an end, men, women and children as still trapped by the Japanese invasion.
Tue 21 Apr 20 01:50 Country (1984) 1984. Drama. Directed by Richard Pearce. Stars Jessica Lange, Sam Shepard, Wilford Brimley & Matt Clark. Gilbert Ivy, a farmer, loses hope after working against the odds, but his wife decides to fight
Tue 21 Apr 20 04:00 A Family At War The Breach In The Dyke. Created by John Finch. Stars Colin Douglas & Shelagh Fraser. Out in France John gets separated from the division. Meanwhile, Margaret returns home.
Tue 21 Apr 20 05:00 Rooms Part Time Jobs. 1977. Stars Jill Gascoine, William Marlowe, Julie Shipley, Cheryl Branker & Ann Curthoys. Mrs Singer manages to evict the non-payers in the basement, but not without a bit of a scene.
Tue 21 Apr 20 05:30 Rooms Getting Old. 1977. Stars Anne Dyson, Joe Ritchie, Ian Redford, Jenny Twigge & Michael Boughen. Mrs B receives two surprise visitors and dear Geoff shows what a kind chap he is.
Tue 21 Apr 20 06:00 Pit of Darkness 1961. Crime drama. A partner of a safe making firm is found unconscious on a bomb site. A large safe his company installed has been robbed. Starring William Franklyn and Nigel Green. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 21 Apr 20 07:35 Marlborough Theatre, Holloway 1962 – Glimpses Glimpses: Rare footage of Holloway in the 1960s and the sad demolition of the iconic theatre in 1962. The Last film to play there was 'Hell Drivers' in 1957. Filmed by Wilf Watters.
Tue 21 Apr 20 07:40 Naked Fury 1959. After a robbery during which the night-watchman is killed, the robbers take his daughter hostage. Stars Kenneth Cope & Reed de Rouen. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 21 Apr 20 08:55 Honey West 1965. Like Visions and Omens and All That Jazz. Classic crime series produced by Aaron Spelling and starring Anne Francis. A psychic predicts several murder attempts on an heiress.
Tue 21 Apr 20 09:25 Treasure Hunt 1952. Comedy. Director: John Paddy Carstairs. Stars Jimmy Edwards, Martita Hunt, Naunton Wayne & Athene Seyler. After reading Sir Roderick Lyall's will, the family learn they are short on money.
Tue 21 Apr 20 11:00 The Rogues Mr White's Christmas. 1965. Gig Young, David Niven and Charles Boyer are The Rogues, members of two related families of international forgers and conmen.
Tue 21 Apr 20 12:00 Fort Algiers 1953. Drama. Director: Lesley Selander. Stars Yvonne De Carlo, Carlos Thompson & Raymond Burr. In northwest Africa, a tribal leader tries to stir up a rebellion against the ruling powers. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 21 Apr 20 13:35 The Man Upstairs 1958. Directed by Don Chaffey. Starring Bernard Lee & Richard Attenborough. The breakdown of a guilt-ridden man provides the drama in this fascinating psychological film.
Tue 21 Apr 20 15:20 IWM: Tyneside Story (1943) Directed by Gilbert Gunn. Drama. The reopening of the Tyneside shipbuilding yards closed down by the Depression� Music from The Walker Shipyard Choir
Tue 21 Apr 20 15:40 Time Flies 1944. Comedy. Directed by Walter Forde. Stars Tommy Handley, Evelyn Dall, George Moon and Felix Aylmer. A music hall star uses a time machine to travel back in time to Elizabethan England.
Tue 21 Apr 20 17:25 Tufty Club Established in the 1960s this early animation by Bob Bura explains the perils of swimming at the seaside, broken glass bottles and the dangers of crossing the road for the ice cream van.
Tue 21 Apr 20 17:40 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.
Tue 21 Apr 20 19:20 Don't Ever Leave Me 1949. Comedy. Arthur Crabtree. Stars Jimmy Hanley, Petula Clark, Linden Travers & Hugh Sinclair. Jack's grandfather Harry comes out of prison and stays with him in his mews flat.
Tue 21 Apr 20 21:00 Reilly: Ace of Spies After Moscow. 1983. Stars: Sam Neill, Norman Rodway, Tom Bell. Reilly arranges a two hundred and fifty million dollar loan for Krassin and the Bolsheviks.
Tue 21 Apr 20 22:00 The Day Of The Triffids 1962. Sci-Fi. A spectacular meteor storm blinds the world, except Bill. He, and a few others, must battle with flesh eating plants. Starring Nicole Maurey, Howard Keel, Janette Scott and Kieron Moore.
Tue 21 Apr 20 00:00 The Chase 1966. Drama. Directed by Arthur Penn. Stars Marlon Brando, Jane Fonda, Robert Redford, Angie Dickinson & Robert Duvall. Reeves' escape from prison affects the inhabitants of a small Southern town. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Wed 22 Apr 20 02:40 Stock Car 1955. Drama. After the death of her father while motor racing, the daughter (Rona Anderson) is dissuaded from selling his garage by fellow racer Larry (Paul Carpenter) who helps her run the garage (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 22 Apr 20 04:00 A Family At War The War Office Regrets. Created by John Finch. Stars Colin Douglas & Shelagh Fraser. Mystery hangs over the fate of John Porter. Whilst on leave David is forced to face up to his actions.
Wed 22 Apr 20 05:00 Rooms 1977. The Big Con. Stars Jill Gascoine, William Marlowe, Julie Shipley, Cheryl Branker. Lesley & Meryl try to make some money in their spare time but find it isn't easy as they'd thought
Wed 22 Apr 20 05:30 Rooms 1977. Surprises. Stars Jill Gascoine, William Marlowe, Julie Shipley, Cheryl Branker. Ruth finds a sympathetic listener in Brian. Linda realises Lesley & Meryl have been taken for a ride
Wed 22 Apr 20 06:00 Impulse (1955) 1955. Drama. Directed by Charles De la Tour & Cy Endfield. Stars Arthur Kennedy, Constance Smith & Joy Shelton. A Night club singer tricks an estate agent into thinking he killed a jewel thief. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 22 Apr 20 07:35 Serena 1962. Drama. Directed by Peter Maxwell. Starring Patrick Holt, Emrys Jones & Honor Blackman. An inspector strives to solve the mystery of an artist's dead wife. The artist becomes the main suspect. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 22 Apr 20 08:45 Interlude 1968. Drama. Directed by Kevin Billington. Stars Alan Webb, Oskar Werner & Barbara Ferris. A world famous Symphony conductor is attracted to a young journalist, despite the fact he is married.
Wed 22 Apr 20 11:00 The Rogues A Daring Step Backwards. 1965. Gig Young, David Niven and Charles Boyer are The Rogues, members of two related families of international forgers and conmen.
Wed 22 Apr 20 12:00 And The Same To You 1959. Comedy starring Sid James, Brian Rix, Leo Franklyn, Tommy Cooper and Vera Day. The boxing-mad nephew of a pious clergyman embarks on an elaborate plan to keep his boxing career a secret. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 22 Apr 20 13:25 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.
Wed 22 Apr 20 13:45 White Cradle Inn 1947. Drama. Director: Harold French. Stars Michael Rennie & Madeleine Carroll. During the war, many children were evacuated beneath the Swiss Alps, one of which is billeted with the local Inn owners.
Wed 22 Apr 20 15:25 The Court Jester 1956. A musical-comedy film starring Danny Kaye, Glynis Johns, Basil Rathbone, Angela Lansbury. A hapless carnival performer masquerades as the court jester as part of a plot against an evil rule. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 22 Apr 20 17:30 Ladies Who Do 1963. Comedy. Director: C.M. Pennington-Richards. Stars Peggy Mount, Robert Morley & Harry H. Corbett. A British Colonel (Morley) teams up with a cleaning lady to profit from office bin tips.
Wed 22 Apr 20 19:15 Guilt Is My Shadow 1950. Drama. Directed by Roy Kellino. Stars Patrick Holt, Elizabeth Sellars and Peter Reynolds. A farmer is enjoying an idyllic life in Devon, until his nephew arrives on the run from the police.
Wed 22 Apr 20 21:00 Rumpole of the Bailey Rumpole and the Judges Elbow. Stars: Leo McKern, Marion Mathie, Peter Blythe. Rumpole defends the owner of a string of alternative massage parlors.
Wed 22 Apr 20 22:05 The Spy Who Came in from the Cold 1965. Drama. Directed by Martin Ritt. Starring Richard Burton, Claire Bloom & Oskar Werner. During the cold war, a British spy is caught in a sinister labyrinth of plots and counter-plots. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Thu 23 Apr 20 00:20 The Mind Of Mr Soames 1970. Drama. Directed by Alan Cooke. Starring Terence Stamp, Robert Vaughn & Nigel Davenport. Since his birth, John Soames has been in a coma & is brought to life in a neurological clinic.
Thu 23 Apr 20 02:20 His Excellency 1952. Comedy. Directed by Robert Hamer. Stars Eric Portman, Cecil Parker, Helen Cherry & Susan Stephen. A former trade union leader is sent to become the Governor of a Mediterranean island.
Thu 23 Apr 20 04:00 A Family At War For Strategic Reasons. Created by John Finch. Stars Keith Drinkel & Prunella Ransome. Excerpts from previous episodes tell the story of Phillip Ashton and his touching wartime romance.
Thu 23 Apr 20 05:00 Rooms 1977. The Artist. The tenants are intrigued when Kathys brother moves in. There is an air of mystery about him… Starring William Marlowe, Jill Gascoine, Brian Cox, Debbie Farrington & Susan Brown.
Thu 23 Apr 20 05:30 Rooms 1977. Repairs. Carol invites her parents for a lunch that promises to be stormy… Directed by Hugh David and written by Leslie Duxbury. Stars Jenny Twigge, Ian Redford, Julie Shipley & Cheryl Branker
Thu 23 Apr 20 06:00 Stolen Assignment 1955. Comedy. Director: Terence Fisher. Stars: John Bentley, Hy Hazell, Eddie Byrne. A young female reporter, tired of the lightweight stories her editor assigns her, is looking for something more.
Thu 23 Apr 20 07:15 Dick Powell: Zane Grey Theatre Man From Everywhere. 1961. Director: Don Taylor. Stars Cesar Romero, Peter Whitney & Burt Reynolds. The Sherriff is worried about his prisoner when the local gentry begins to get
Thu 23 Apr 20 07:45 Who Done It 1956. Comedy. Director Basil Dearden. Stars Benny Hill, Belinda Lee, David Kossoff. Hugo lives between two worlds, as an Ice rink sweeper and as a private detective.
Thu 23 Apr 20 09:25 Paul Temple's Triumph 1950. Nettlefold Films production directed by Maclean Rogers and starring John Bentley & Dinah Sheridan. Paul Temple is on the hunt for a kidnapped scientist who's invented a secret formula. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 23 Apr 20 11:00 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
Thu 23 Apr 20 11:30 Miracle in Soho 1957. Romance. Director: Julian Amyes. Starring John Gregson, Belinda Lee, Cyril Cusack and Peter Illing. Michael is an unhappy road worker, until he meets Julia, and 'the miracle' happens.
Thu 23 Apr 20 13:30 Dick Powell: Zane Grey Theatre Man in the Middle. 1960. Directed by Rudolph Mate. Stars Michael Rennie, Dick Powell, Richard Jaeckel & Louis Jean Heydt. A Native American agent goes after a boy who is missing from the reservation.
Thu 23 Apr 20 14:00 Rooms 1977. Ruth undertakes to give Sylvia Paxton, a young West Country girl, private tuition – but doesn't bargain for what happens during the first lesson. Directed by John Bruce written by Gilly Fraser.
Thu 23 Apr 20 14:30 The Huggetts Abroad 1949. Comedy. Directed by Ken Annakin. Stars Jack Warner, Kathleen Harrison & Dinah Sheridan. When Jimmy gets work in South Africa, the family decide to all go with Jimmy and travel there by truck. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 23 Apr 20 16:15 Overseas Press Club – Exclusive! The Man Who Changed Faces. 1957. Directed by Edward Sutherland. Stars Kieron Moore, Andre Morell, Jon Farrell. A young man has plastic surgery to impersonate a scar-faced Nazi officer.
Thu 23 Apr 20 16:50 Give us the Moon 1944. Drama. Directed by Val Guest. Stars Margaret Lockwood, Vic Oliver, Peter Graves, Roland Culver. A war hero and his son of a hotel owner leads an idle life until he bumps into a new society
Thu 23 Apr 20 18:40 A Tale Of Two Cities 1958. Drama. Directed by Ralph Thomas. Stars Dirk Bogarde, Dorothy Tutin, Cecil Parker & Stephen Murray. During the French Revolution, Lucie Manette falls in love with a duplicitous Englishman. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 23 Apr 20 21:00 Funny Man A Bee in a Bonnet. 1981. Stars Jimmy Jewel. David Schofield, Leslie Sarony, Jean Boht & Lynda Bellingham. Alec is nervous as Davey opens in Brighton.
Thu 23 Apr 20 22:00 Cabaret 1972. Musical. Directed by Bob Fosse and starring Liza Minnelli, Michael York and Helmut Griem. A female girlie club entertainer in 1930s Berlin romances two men while the Nazi Party rises around her (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Fri 24 Apr 20 00:30 The Long Dark Hall 1951. Crime. Directed by Reginald Beck & Anthony Bushell. Stars Rex Harrison, Lilli Palmer, Tania Heald & Raymond Huntley. An alcoholic showgirl is murdered. A man who helped her is the only suspect.
Fri 24 Apr 20 02:15 Not Wanted On Voyage 1957. Comedy. The rollicking adventures of two stewards aboard a pleasure cruiser. Starring Ronald Shiner and Brian Rix. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 24 Apr 20 04:00 A Family At War The Night They Hit No.8. Created by John Finch. Stars Colin Douglas, Shelagh Fraser & Julie Goodyear. During a night of intense bombing the Ashton children are nowhere to be found.
Fri 24 Apr 20 05:00 Rooms Portraits. 1977. Brian's ex-wife turns up to do some straight talking. Directed by John Bruce. Stars Jill Gascoine, William Marlowe, Brian Cox, Susan Brown, Anne Dyson, Debbie Farrington.
Fri 24 Apr 20 05:30 Rooms House Party. 1977. Ian is in trouble with the police but his wife, Carol, discovers he's shielding someone. Stars Cheryl Branker, Julie Shipley, Colin McCormack, Jenny Twigge & Christopher Douglas.
Fri 24 Apr 20 06:00 Child in the House 1956. Drama. Director: Cy Endfield. Stars Phyllis Calvert, Eric Portman & Stanley Baker. A young girl is left with her relatives while her mother is in hospital. Her father, a crook, pays her a visit. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 24 Apr 20 07:35 Dusty Ermine 1936. Drama directed by Bernard Vorhaus and starring Margaret Rutherford and Anthony Bushell. Going 'straight' after being in jail, Jim is suspected when forged notes start circulating in the area. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 24 Apr 20 09:15 The Other Love 1947. Romantic drama. Seriously ill concert pianist Karen (Barbara Stanwyck) is admitted to a Swiss sanatorium, where she is attracted to the suave Doctor Stanton (David Niven). (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 24 Apr 20 11:00 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
Fri 24 Apr 20 11:30 Sister Kenny 1946. Drama. Based on a true story. The struggle of a young nurse who discovers an effective treatment for Polio- but can't get official recognition. Starring Rosalind Russell and Alexander Knox.
Fri 24 Apr 20 13:40 IWM: CEMA (1942) 1942. Second World War documentary featuring the work of the wartime Council for the Encouragement of Music and the Arts.
Fri 24 Apr 20 14:00 Rooms 1977. Eddie returns from Devon, but no one keeps secrets from inquisitive Mrs. Beale for long… Stars William Marlowe, Anne Dyson, Derrick O'Connor, Diana Berriman & Ann Curthoys.
Fri 24 Apr 20 14:30 Frieda 1947. Drama. Directed by Basil Dearden. Stars David Farrar, Glynis Johns, Mai Zetterling & Flora Robson. An RAF pilot who was shot down during WWII marries a German woman who helps him escape.
Fri 24 Apr 20 16:30 Burke's Law 1964. Who Killed My Girl? Directed by Don Taylor. Stars Gene Barry, Gary Conway & Regis Toomey. Using a .38 revolver with a silencer, an assailant murders heiress Diana Mercer in her bedroom.
Fri 24 Apr 20 17:30 Derby Day 1952. Drama. Directed by Herbert Wilcox. Stars Anna Neagle, Michael Wilding, Googie Withers & John McCallum. On the morning of the Epsom Derby, a disparate group of people prepare to go to the races. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 24 Apr 20 19:10 Appointment with Crime 1946. Crime. Directed by John Harlow. Stars: William Hartnell, Raymond Lovell and Robert Beatty. A British thief, released from prison for jewel theft, devises a plan for vengeance on his accomplices.
Fri 24 Apr 20 21:00 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.
Fri 24 Apr 20 22:00 Little Fauss and Big Halsy 1970. Comedy-Drama. Director: Sidney J. Furie. Stars Robert Redford, Michael J. Pollard, Lauren Hutton, Noah Beery Jr. & Lucille Benson. The exploits of two bikers, one of Redford's lesser known works
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Sat 25 Apr 20 00:05 Straw Dogs 1971. Thriller. Directed by Sam Peckinpah and starring Dustin Hoffman, Susan George and Peter Vaughan. An American and his English wife come to England and face increasingly vicious local harassment.
Sat 25 Apr 20 02:35 Murder on Campus 1961. Crime drama directed by Michael Winner and starring Terence Longden, Donald Gray and Diane Clare. A reporter learns that his brother, a student at Cambridge, has killed himself or so it seems. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 25 Apr 20 03:50 Final Performance … Performance. A short documentary based around the closing day of The Regent Cinema, Amersham in 1962
Sat 25 Apr 20 04:00 A Family At War One of Ours. Creator: John Finch. Stars Colin Douglas & Shelagh Fraser. David's bombing raid goes horribly awry on the return to Britain. Fred confronts Sheila over her relationship with Bob
Sat 25 Apr 20 05:00 Rooms 1977. Lesley is still seeing her boyfriend Dave, but Meryl suspects Lesley may be in for a disappointment. Directed by Gerry Mill.
Sat 25 Apr 20 05:30 Rooms 1977. Ruth's husband , Don, comes to see her. But the meeting renews their differences… Directed by Peter Moffatt. Written by Robert Banks Stewart.
Sat 25 Apr 20 06:00 Man In The Mirror 1936. Drama with Edward Everett-Horton & Alastair Sim. A timid businessman, while looking into his mirror, is confronted by his alter ego. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 25 Apr 20 07:35 Patricia Presents… Bombay Waterfront. Exclusive interview with Patricia Dainton who discusses her time on this film and her career in general. (S1, E3)
Sat 25 Apr 20 07:40 Bombay Waterfront 1952. Directed by Maclean Rogers and starring John Bentley, Patricia Dainton and Peter Gawthorne. Follows Temple's efforts to aid the police in solving a series of gruesome murders. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 25 Apr 20 09:05 Dreaming 1944. Comedy. Directed by John Baxter. Stars Bud Flanagan & Chesney Allen. Phenomenally successful entertainers Flanagan & Allen team up with Teddy Brown and Hazel Court for this Musical Comedy
Sat 25 Apr 20 10:40 IWM: Salvage with a Smile (1940) Second World War comedy short explaining the value of salvage with Kathleen Harrison and Ronald Shiner
Sat 25 Apr 20 10:55 Don't Ever Leave Me 1949. Comedy. Arthur Crabtree. Stars Jimmy Hanley, Petula Clark, Linden Travers & Hugh Sinclair. Jack's grandfather Harry comes out of prison and stays with him in his mews flat.
Sat 25 Apr 20 12:35 The Magnet 1950. Comedy. Directed by Charles Frend. Stars Stephen Murray, Kay Walsh, James Fox and Thora Hird. A boy steals a powerful magnet from a younger boy, which gets him into all sorts of trouble. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 25 Apr 20 14:10 The House In Nightmare Park 1973. Comedy. Director Peter Sykes. Stars Frankie Howerd, Ray Milland, Hugh Burde. In 1907, an actor is invited to perform in a remote country house but becomes involved in mysterious events.
Sat 25 Apr 20 16:05 Hangar 18 1980. Action. Directed by James L. Conway. Stars Darren McGavin, Robert Vaughn, Gary Collins, James Hampton. Astronauts and a NASA scientist expose a White House cover-up of an occupied UFO.
Sat 25 Apr 20 18:05 No Room at the Inn 1948. War Drama. Directed by Daniel Birt. Stars Freda Jackson, Joy Shelton, Hermione Baddeley & Joan Dowling. A drunken landlady confines a group of child evacuees to a life of degradation.
Sat 25 Apr 20 19:25 The Atomic City 1952. Thriller. Directed by Jerry Hopper. Stars Gene Barry & Lydia Clarke. After physicist Dr. Addison discovers that his son has been kidnapped, he receives a series of telegrams with instructions. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 25 Apr 20 21:10 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)
Sat 25 Apr 20 23:40 It Could Be You The film follows two London models on their journey through Germany as their prize for winning a newspaper competition. Starring Adrienne Scot, Jackie Collins & Phillip Baird.
Sat 25 Apr 20 00:00 Out The Moment He Opened His Envelope. 1978. Stars: Tom Bell, Brian Croucher, Lynn Farleigh. McGrath hires a contract killer to eliminate Ross.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Sun 26 Apr 20 01:00 The Hunter 1980. Drama. Directed by Buzz Kulik. Stars Steve McQueen, Eli Wallach, Kathryn Harrold, LeVar Burton. A veteran bounty hunter risks all in bringing bail jumpers to justice. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 26 Apr 20 03:00 Terror of the Tongs 1961. Drama. Directed by Anthony Bushell. Stars Geoffrey Toone, Christopher Lee & Yvonne Monlaur. A British merchant sea captain sets out to crush the Red Dragon Tong, a society terrorizing Hong Kong. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 26 Apr 20 04:40 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.
Sun 26 Apr 20 06:00 The Last Journey 1935. Drama directed by Bernard Vorhaus. Bob (Julien Mitchell) is distraught with his upcoming compulsory retirement and believes his wife is having an affair. The day arrives for his final journey. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 26 Apr 20 07:15 The Hostage 1956. Drama. A South American revolutionary is facing death for murder but the President's daughter in London is taken hostage. Starring Ron Randell. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 26 Apr 20 08:40 South of Panama 1943. Mystery. Director: Karel Lamac. Stars: James Mason, Joyce Howard, Tom Walls. During WW2, a Royal Navy Commander stumbles upon a murdered woman and discovers a network of Nazi spies (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 26 Apr 20 09:55 Jazz Boat 1960. Musical. Director Ken Hughes. Stars Anthony Newley, Bernie Winters, James Booth, Lionel Jeffries & Anne Aubrey. An electrician is summoned to assist a gang in a big robbery.
Sun 26 Apr 20 11:55 Thief of Bagdad 1940. Adventure. Directed by Michael Powell. Stars Sabu, Conrad Veidt, John Justin, and June Duprez. After being cast out of Bagdad, King Ahmad joins with a thief named Abu to reclaim his throne.
Sun 26 Apr 20 14:00 One Good Turn 1954. Comedy. Directed by John Paddy Carstairs. Stars Norman Wisdom, Joan Rice, Shirley Abicair & Thora Hird. Norman is the oldest orphan at Greenwood Children's Home…
Sun 26 Apr 20 16:00 Love on the Dole 1941. Drama. Director John Baxter. Stars Deborah Kerr, Clifford Evans & George Carney. In 1930s Salford, Harry Hardcastle and his sister, Sally, both, in their different ways, fall victim to poverty. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 26 Apr 20 18:00 Get Some In! V.I.P. Guard. 1978. Stars: Tony Selby, Karl Howman, Brian Pettifer. The lads are told that they're being sent home after only a week in Malta (S5, E01)
Sun 26 Apr 20 18:30 Stars on Parade (1948) Filmed in 1948 at Morden Hall Park – a real Party with the stars. See Jack Warner, Kathleen Harrison, Bill Owen, Googie Withers, Jean Kent, Bonar Colleano, Maxwell Reed, Jimmy Hanley & many many more.
Sun 26 Apr 20 18:45 The Franchise Affair 1951. Drama. Director: Lawrence Huntington. Stars Michael Denison, Dulcie Gray, Anthony Nicholls, Athene Seyler & Kenneth More. Two women have been questioned by the police with a peculiar accusation.
Sun 26 Apr 20 20:35 BFI: Listen to Britain 1942. Factual. A depiction of life in wartime England during the Second World War. Director Humphrey Jennings visits many aspects of civilian life. Stars Leonard Brockington & Joseph Macleod
Sun 26 Apr 20 21:00 Sunday Night at the London Palladium 1974. Variety Show hosted by Ted Rogers and featuring Mike and Bernie Winters, Clodagh Rodgers, Allan Stewart and The New Dollys.
Sun 26 Apr 20 22:00 The Property is Condemned 1966. Drama. Director: Sydney Pollack. Stars Natalie Wood, Robert Redford, Kate Reid & Charles Bronson. Inspired by the Tennessee Williams play, this depression-age drama has all the right elements. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)