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Monday 26th February

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Monday 26th February

Time Programme Synopsis
01:45 Look At Life 1961. How does a homing pigeon 'home'? This film takes a look at the development of the birds, from fledglings to long-distance champions.
02:00 The Main Chance When There's No Law. 1975. Starring: John Stride, John Wentworth & Margaret Ashcroft. David vows to fight his way back to the top; surely his old clients and contacts will help?
03:05 The Heritage Chart Show with Mike Read A TOTP style TV Show for Heritage Artists based on the Heritage Chart which is voted on in over 80 countries. Songs you love from popular artists, live and on video with the odd interview.
04:10 The First Travelling Saleslady 1956. Comedy Western. A corset store owner goes broke and becomes a traveling sales lady in Texas 1897. Starring Ginger Rogers, Barry Nelson and a young Clint Eastwood.
06:00 Stagecoach West A Time To Run. Western starring Wayne Rogers, Richard Eyer & Cesar Romero. A wounded man tries to hijack Luke's stagecoach, but passes out from loss of blood before he can ride away. [S]
07:00 Beat The Devil 1953. Adventure. Director: John Huston. Stars Humphrey Bogart, Gina Lollobrigida & Jennifer Jones. A group of rogues headed to Africa, in hopes of claiming valuable land, get stranded in Italy. [S]
08:45 Talking Pictures with Tim Healy Actor Tim Healy talks in front of a live audience at the Plaza to Mike Read about his life and his extensive career; from Shadow Run, Boys from the Black Stuff, Open All Hours to Benidorm.
09:20 The Big Boodle 1957. Crime. Directed by Richard Wilson. Stars Errol Flynn, Pedro Armendáriz & Rossana Rory. Cuban crooks and police chase a casino card dealer who is falsely accused of counterfeiting pesos. [S]
11:35 The Outer Limits Corpus Earthling. 1963. Stars Robert Culp, Salome Jens & Barry Atwater. Geologists examine unusual rock samples. Unbeknownst to them, the rocks hide a hideous and life threatening secret. [S]
12:35 Count Three and Pray 1955. Western. Directed by George Sherman. Stars Van Heflin, Joanne Woodward & Philip Carey. After the Civil War, a reformed troublemaker returns to a hate-filled town to rebuild their church. [S]
14:40 Jiving & Jammin 1948. A young Dinah Kaye performs with the Maurice Arnold Sextet.
15:00 The Saint The Well Meaning Mayor. 1963. Stars Roger Moore, Leslie Sands & Mary Kenton. When a mayoral candidate is forced out of the running, the Saint attempts to expose the corruption. [S]
16:00 North West Frontier 1959. Drama. Director: J. Lee Thompson. Stars Kenneth More, Lauren Bacall & Herbert Lom. In British India, a prince must be taken to safety across a rebel-held territory. [S]
18:30 Out of Town Chalk Springs and a Stagecoach. 1980. Whilst fishing for trout in a chalk stream Jack Hargreaves meets Mr Burton the mole catcher before an unexpected encounter with cowboys in the New Forest. [S]
19:00 The Footage Detectives We discuss police boxes, the King of Quiz, there's footage on miners and mines, we have a brilliant story about Guy the Gorilla and who remembers Mitchell and Hill's biscuit factory in Edinburgh? [S]
20:00 A Warning to the Curious 1972. Horror. Directed by Lawrence Gordon Clark. Stars Peter Vaughan & Clive Swift. An amateur archaeologist travels to a remote seaside town to search for one of the lost crowns of East Anglia. [S]
21:05 On the Yard 1978. Drama. Directed by Raphael D. Silver. Stars John Heard, Richard Bright & Mike Kellin. In prison, a bookish con artist struggles to adjust to the intricate social order of the prison system.
23:00 Hannibal Brooks 1969. War. Directed by Michael Winner. Stars Oliver Reed, John Alderton & Wolfgang Preiss. A POW working at a zoo gets the chance to escape and takes the elephant he's been caring for with him. [S]
Tuesday 27th February

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Tuesday 27th February

Time Programme Synopsis
01:00 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. [S]
02:00 Maigret Maigret's War of Nerves. 1996. Stars Bruno Cremer, Emmanuel Salinger & Marisa Berenson. Maigret arranges the escape of prisoner Joseph Heurtin, convinced that he is not guilty of murder. [S]
03:55 Cinebox Memories Bobby Breen performs Up On The Roof in this wonderful musical video from the 60s.
04:00 Justice Malicious Damage. 1973. Stars Margaret Lockwood, Paul Eddington & Norman Eshley. Harriet becomes involved a case where a husband damages the nude portrait of his wife.
05:00 Breaking The Codes Documentary. A look at William Friedman's great achievements in codebreaking during World War Two, including his teams battle against the indecipherable 'Purple' code system the Japanese used. [S]
05:30 Honey West 1965. A Neat Little Package. Classic crime series produced by Aaron Spelling and starring Anne Francis. A newsdealer survives a car wreck with amnesia and a mysterious $175,000.
06:00 Waterfront 1950. Drama. Director: Michael Anderson. Stars Robert Newton, Kathleen Harrison, Avis Scott, Richard Burton & Susan Shaw. A sailor leaves his family to fend for themselves in the Liverpool slums. [S]
07:40 Look At Life 1963. A captivating look at the plans for closer co-ordination between our roads, railways and coastal shipping.
08:00 Sherlock Holmes The Case of the Belligerent Ghost. 1954. Starring: Ronald Howard, Howard Marion-Crawford & Archie Duncan. When Dr. Watson sees a ghost, Sherlock Holmes is lead to a crime at an art museum. [S]
08:35 Tonight's The Night 1954. Comedy. Directed by Mario Zampi. Stars David Niven, Yvonne De Carlo & Barry Fitzgerald. The accidental death of an Irish landowner angers the locals when his relative takes over the estate. [S]
10:25 The Case of the... ...Battle-Horn. 1956. Comedy. Stars Peter Sellers, Spike Milligan & Dick Emery. Detectives from Scotland Yard are assigned to look into the disappearance of the Mukkinese Battle-Horn.
10:55 Sailor Beware! 1956. Comedy. Director: Gordon Parry. Stars Gordon Jackson, Peggy Mount, Ronald Lewis & Shirley Eaton. A seaman gets cold feet about his wedding when his mother-in-law to be takes control. [S]
12:35 No Time For Tears 1957. Drama. Directed by Cyril Frankel. Stars Anna Neagle, Anthony Quayle & Sylvia Syms. Interwoven dramas focusing on the challenging lives of the doctors and nurses of a children's hospital. [S]
14:20 White Cradle Inn 1947. Drama. Director: Harold French. Stars Michael Rennie & Madeleine Carroll. During the war, children were evacuated beneath the Swiss Alps, one of which is billeted with the local Inn owners. [S]
16:00 Radio Days 1987. Comedy. Directed by Woody Allen. Stars Mia Farrow, Dianne Wiest & Mike Starr. The nostalgic story of an ordinary family in Queens, N.Y. is told alongside vignettes of radio's golden era. [S]
17:45 Look At Life 1959. A look at the traffic crisis In Britain and tomorrow's roads in the making, including the London to Yorkshire motorway, Preston Bypass, Runcorn Bridge and works around London.
18:00 The Black Arrow Winner Take All. 1975. Stars Simon Cuff, Deddie Davies & John Sanderson. Peterkin deserts his master and runs right into the outlaws! Meanwhile, Sister Alice remains the outlaws' prisoner. [S]
18:30 Scotland Yard 1954. Fatal Journey. Director: Paul Gherzo. Stars Gordon Bell, Edward Forsyth, Jack Melford, Jane Welsh & Julian Somers. A husband returns home to find his wife collapsed on the floor. (S1, E7)
19:05 The Four Just Men Riot. 1960. Stars Richard Conte, Neil McCallum & Peter Dyneley. A riot breaks out in a state prison. Ryder is taken hostage by the convicts and used in a battle against the State Troopers. [S]
19:40 Dick Barton: Special Agent 1979. Writer: Julian Bond. Mr Parkes (Terence Seward), a playboy, & Mrs Aston (Marsha Fitzalan), wife of a Whitehall official, are threatened by the Drew Brothers (Ernie Drew by Bernard Kay).
19:55 Cinebox Memories It's time to get into the groove with Ain't Gonna Kiss Ya performed by the internationally acclaimed harmony band - The Fortunes.
20:00 Manhunt Open House. 1970. Stars Peter Barkworth, Alfred Lynch & Cyd Hayman. Vincent, Jimmy and Nina seek refuge in a 'safe' house. But how long can they stay before the Germans start to catch up? [S]
21:05 Maigret Maigret and the Wine Merchant. 2002. Stars Bruno Cremer, Thierry Frémont & Nicole Croisille. Maigret investigates the death of a wealthy wine merchant, discovering he was a man with many enemies. [S]
23:00 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro Don't be afraid to step into The Cellar Club tonight, we have cannibals, a zombie and a murderous maniac! Caroline Munro first presents the 1999 horror western Ravenous, starring Guy Pearce. [S]
23:05 Ravenous 1999. Horror. Directed by Antonia Bird. Stars Guy Pearce, Robert Carlyle & David Arquette. In a remote military outpost, an army captain and his regiment are ambushed by a sadistic cannibal. [S]
Wednesday 28th February

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Wednesday 28th February

Time Programme Synopsis
01:05 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro Caroline Munro introduces the second feature, the 1993 comedy horror My Boyfriend's Back. Directed by Bob Balaban, the film features a teenager who returns from the dead to win a girl's heart. [S]
01:10 My Boyfriend's Back 1993. Comedy Horror. Directed by Bob Balaban. Stars Andrew Lowery, Traci Lind & Danny Zorn. A teenage boy returns from the dead, determined to win the heart of the most beautiful girl in town. [S]
02:50 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro Last up, be prepared for The Demon. Caroline presents the South African slasher film starring Jennifer Holmes and Cameron Mitchell, about a crazed killer who terrorises anyone and everyone. [S]
02:55 The Demon 1980. Horror directed by Percival Rubens and starring Jennifer Holmes, Cameron Mitchell and Craig Gardner. The screams you hear may be your own! [S]
04:40 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro As Caroline Munro closes up The Cellar Club for the night, make sure your doors are locked tight and be ready for another round of films next week. [S]
04:45 Emergency 1962. Drama directed by Francis Searle and starring Dermot Walsh. When a young girl is knocked down there are only three donors of the same blood group. A frantic search to find the donors begins. [S]
06:00 Burke's Law 1964. Who Killed What's His Name? Directed by Don Taylor. Stars Gene Barry, Gary Conway & Regis Toomey. The elaborate robbery of a bank ends with the unprovoked shooting death of its owner.
07:00 Look At Life 1960. A fascinating look at the lighthouses and light-ships around Britain's coast.
07:10 Bulldog Drummond's Secret Police 1939. Mystery. Director: James Hogan. Stars John Howard, Heather Angel & H.B. Warner. Captain Drummond plans to marry his girlfriend but a hidden treasure on his estate complicates the situation. [S]
08:15 Bullet Scars 1942. Crime Drama. Directed by D. Ross Lederman. Stars Regis Toomey, Adele Longmire & Howard Da Silva. A doctor and a nurse are forced to treat a wounded gangster who was injured during a robbery. [S]
09:30 Four Star Playhouse 1953. Drama. Director: Robert Florey. Stars David Niven, Lowell Gilmore & Rhys Williams. A man encounters a former acquaintance on a train, but when he suddenly vanishes he must find out why.
10:00 Together 1981. Stars Paul Hasting, Stephen Churchett, John Burgess, Kathleen Byron, Christine Pollon. Trevor and Pete's dreams of escaping to the sun forever may be a possibility.
10:30 The Buccaneers The Slave Ship. 1956. Stars Robert Shaw, Roy Purcell & Earl Cameron. Three slaves escape and take to the sea where they capture a ship for themselves, but they know the British will soon catch up. [S]
11:00 Where No Vultures Fly 1951. Adventure. Directed by Harry Watt. Stars Anthony Steel, Dinah Sheridan & Harold Warrender. True story of an Englishman who attempts to create an animal sanctuary to protect African wildlife. [S]
13:10 Bailout at 43,000 1957. Drama. Director: Francis D. Lyon. Stars John Payne, Karen Steele and Paul Kelly. The story of the men who volunteered to be test subjects for the new ejection system for a new bomber plane. [S]
14:50 What's On TPTV With Noel Founder of Talking Pictures TV and one half of the Footage Detectives, Noel Cronin, shares shows and films not be missed throughout the end of February and the beginning of March. [S]
15:00 Saddle Up! James Stephens returns with more Western adventures this afternoon. First up, is the 1960 feature One Foot in Hell starring Alan Ladd, Don Murray, Dolores Michaels, Dan O'Herlihy and Barry Coe. [S]
15:05 One Foot in Hell 1960. Western. Directed by James B. Clark. Stars Alan Ladd, Don Murray & Dolores Michaels. A man becomes obsessed with exacting revenge on a small town after the tragic death of his wife. [S]
16:55 Saddle Up! Johnny Ringo is back and this time he investigates a brutal stagecoach robbery. James Stephens introduces this exciting episode. [S]
17:00 Johnny Ringo East Is East. Directed by Aaron Spelling and starring Don Durant and Mark Goddard. Ringo investigates a brutal stagecoach robbery where the driver and one of the passengers were killed. [S]
17:30 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. [S]
19:00 One Man, One Dog Made in 1971. Filmed at Scotland Yard. An insightful film on the police dogs and their handlers and what was the state of crime in London and surrounding areas in the 1970s. [S]
19:20 Dixon of Dock Green Postman's Knock. 1956. Stars Peter Byrne, John Dearth & Jack Warner. Mary Dixon's upcoming wedding looks doomed when she starts receiving anonymous letters about her fiancé's apparent affair. [S]
20:00 Public Eye How About It, Frank? 1975. Detective & Mystery Drama. Stars Alfred Burke, Peter Childs & Ray McAnally. Ron Gash wants Marker as his new partner. But are Gash's methods compatible with Marker's?
21:05 Gideon's Way The White Rat. Stars John Gregson, Alexander Davion and Daphne Anderson. A series of warehouse robberies are led by a creepy character who obsesses over a pet rat. [S]
22:05 The Falcon and the Snowman 1985. Drama. Directed by John Schlesinger. Stars Timothy Hutton, Sean Penn & Joyce Van Patten. The true story of two childhood friends who decide to sell government secrets to the Soviet Union. [S]
Thursday 29th February

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Thursday 29th February

Time Programme Synopsis
00:45 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? [S]
02:00 The Main Chance Year of the Tiger. 1975. Michael Ferguson. Starring: John Stride, John Wentworth & Margaret Ashcroft. David knows that, sooner or later, he must repay the debt of loyalty he owes Walter Clegg.
03:00 Harrison's Flowers 2000. Drama. Directed by Elie Chouraqui. Stars Andie MacDowell, Elias Koteas & Brendan Gleeson. When a photojournalist disappears in war torn Yugoslavia, his wife travels to Europe to find him. [S]
05:30 Four Star Playhouse 1953. Drama. Directed by Robert Florey. Stars David Niven, Frances Rafferty & Tommy Rettig. A young boy fights to win his adoptive mother's love after she becomes pregnant.
06:00 The Larkins Minders Keepers. 1964. Stars Peggy Mount, Hugh Paddick & Derry Power. Ada gives the Major an ultimatum after his cousin writes to her and a frustrated Alf finds his home full of ticking clocks. [S]
06:40 Common Touch 1941. Drama. Directed by John Baxter. Starring Greta Gynt, Raymond Lovell, Percy Walsh and Bernard Miles. When his father dies, young Peter leaves school and takes over the family firm. [S]
08:45 Look At Life 1963. A look at the origins of man-powered flight, focusing on John Wimpenny, the first man to pedal himself through the air for more than half a mile. Also featuring a look at today's attempts.
09:00 Law Of The Plainsman 1960. The Rawhiders. Stars Michael Ansara, Peter Whitney & Joe De Santis. Sam acts as a defense attorney for a rawhider who's been accused of a rancher's murder. [S]
09:30 Blood Of The Vampire 1958. Horror. Directed by Henry Cass and starring Sir Donald Wolfit. In the late 19th Century, the anaemic Dr Callistratus is the governor of a brutal penal institution in a remote castle. [S]
11:15 What's On TPTV With Noel Founder of Talking Pictures TV and one half of the Footage Detectives, Noel Cronin, shares shows and films not be missed throughout the end of February and the beginning of March. [S]
11:25 Sandokan: Pirate of Malaysia 1964. Action. Director: Umberto Lenzi. Stars Steve Reeves, Jacqueline Sassard & Mimmo Palmara. Sandokan and his team of rebels attempt to stop a British General from forcing the Sultan to resign. [S]
13:35 The Pickwick Papers 1952. Comedy. In this British classic, the Pickwick Club send a group to find interesting things around England. Stars James Hayter, Nigel Patrick, Kathleen Harrison & Harry Fowler. [S]
15:40 Beachhead 1954. War. Directed by Stuart Heisler. Stars Tony Curtis, Frank Lovejoy & Mary Murphy. The story of four marines as they embark on a hazardous mission to find the location of Japanese minefields. [S]
17:25 It's Great to be Young 1956. Musical. John Mills stars as a well-loved teacher in this gentle musical comedy portraying life in the 1950s British classroom and the school jazz band. [S]
19:15 Look At Life 1960. A look behind the scenes of industry, exploring what is being done to improve Britain's output.
19:30 Time To Remember Operation Barbarossa. 1964. Narrator: Anthony Quayle. It's 1941, Hitler begins Operation Barbarossa - the conquest of Russia. On the other side of the world, Japanese bombs fall on Pearl Harbour. [S]
20:00 The Brothers A Worm in the Bud. 1972. Richard Easton, Hamilton Dyce & Johnny Briggs. Hammond Transport is threatened with a take-over bid. Meanwhile, Ann makes a decision about her relationship. [S]
21:05 Rumpole of the Bailey Rumpole and the Eternal Triangle. Stars: Leo McKern, Marion Mathie, Peter Blythe. Rumpole finds himself defending a husband on a charge for murder.
22:15 Brides in the Bath 2003. Crime. Directed by Harry Bradbeer. Stars Martin Kemp, Richard Griffiths & Charlotte Randle. Gripping thriller based on the true story of murderer, bigamist and fraudster George Joseph Smith. [S]
Friday 1st March

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Friday 1st March

Time Programme Synopsis
00:20 Look At Life 1963. A look at the chaos brought in by ice and snow each year in Britain, why it happens in an age of scientific miracles and what is being done about it.
00:30 Sally Ann I'm Entitled. 1979. Stars Julia Chambers, Stephanie Cole, Sam Kydd & Frank Mills. Drama focusing on the members of the Salvation Army, centred on the Sally Ann hostel. [S] (S1, E5)
01:00 Spearhead Truth Games. 1978. Directed by James Ormerod. Michael Billington, Stafford Gordon & Roy Holder star in this gripping drama series about life in the British Army. (S1, E07)
02:00 The Main Chance We're the Bosses Now. 1975. Director: Derek Bennett. Starring: John Stride, Gary Bond & Sharon Maughan. David, a practising solicitor again, prepares for the battle in the jungle of commercial law.
03:00 Bruce Lee: Martial Arts Master 1993. Documentary. Director Guy Scutter. Celebrating the life of Martial Arts Master Bruce Lee, as stars, family and friends share their memories. Features Jackie Chan, James Coburn & Robert Lee. [S]
04:10 The Bigamist 1953. Drama. Directed by Ida Lupino. Stars Joan Fontaine, Ida Lupino & Edmund Gwenn. A man secretly married to two women begins to feel the pressure of his deception. [S]
05:45 Look At Life 1960. A look into the depths of Britain's only salt mine in Cheshire.
06:00 The David Niven Show Backtrack. Stars Frank Lovejoy, Dorothy Green & Stacy Harris. British actor David Niven, introduces this 1950s US anthology series. (S1, E3)
06:30 The Huggetts Abroad 1949. Comedy. Director: Ken Annakin. Stars Jack Warner, Kathleen Harrison & Dinah Sheridan. When Jimmy gets work in South Africa, the family decide to all go with Jimmy and travel there by truck. [S]
08:15 It's a Lovely Day Tomorrow: The Story of the 1943 Bethnal Green Tube Disaster The Story of the 1943 Bethnal Green Tube Disaster. When London is bombed, people move to the underground. It's a great documentary, following one family who lives under the London's streets. [S]
09:40 The Gallant Hours 1960. Drama. Directed by Robert Montgomery. Stars James Cagney & Dennis Weaver. The story of Admiral William F. Halsey as he fought to turn the tide against the Japanese during World War II. [S]
12:00 Doodlebug Summer Flying Gas Mains. 2002. Hitler's second Vengeance weapon, the V2 rocket, caused devastation across London and the south of England; with thousands of victims, many needed to find refuge.
12:35 Warn That Man 1943. Comedy Thriller. Director: Lawrence Huntington. Stars: Gordon Harker, Raymond Lovell & Jean Kent. During WW II, an impersonator takes part in a German attempt to kidnap Winston Churchill. [S]
14:10 On the Fiddle 1961. Comedy. Directed by Cyril Frankel. Stars Alfred Lynch, Sean Connery & Cecil Parker. A couple of loveable service dodgers avoid the front line until they are sent to France. [S]
16:10 The Gentle Sex 1943. Drama. Directed by Leslie Howard. Stars Joan Gates, Jean Gillie, Lilli Palmer, Rosamund John & Joan Greenwood. During WW2, seven women find themselves in the Auxiliary Territorial Services. [S]
18:00 Worzel Gummidge Fire Drill. 1980. Stars Jon Pertwee, Norman Bird & Frank Marlborough. When Mrs Bloomsbury-Barton decides to hold a bonfire party, Mr. Braithwaite offers his old scarecrow to be burned - Worzel! [S]
18:30 Fireball XL-5 The Sun Temple. 1962. Stars David Graham, Sylvia Anderson & John Bluthal. On planet Rejusca, Steve and Zoonie must rescue Venus from sun worshippers who plan to sacrifice her to their solar deity.
19:00 Please Sir! 1971. Comedy. Directed by Mark Stuart. Stars John Alderton, Deryck Guyler, & Joan Sanderson. Film version of the TV sitcom. Teacher Bernard Hedges takes his Fenn Street class to a holiday camp. [S]
21:00 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro Caroline Munro offers some horrifying treats - an experiment gone wrong and a vicious alien predator. First up, is the 1958 sci-fi horror The Fly, which stars Vincent Price and Patricia Owens. [S]
21:05 The Fly 1958. Sci-fi Horror. Director: Kurt Neumann. Stars David Hedison, Vincent Price & Patricia Owens. A keen scientist has a horrifying accident when he tests his newly invented teleportation device. [S]
22:55 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro The students and staff of a Boston college campus become the targets of a malevolent alien in Caroline's next offering - the 1997 sci-fi horror Deadly Instincts. [S]
23:00 Deadly Instincts 1997. Horror. Director: Paul Matthews. Stars Todd Jensen, Samantha Womack & Oliver Tobias. A malevolent alien crash lands on Earth and begins preying on the students and staff on a college campus. [S]
Saturday 2nd March

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Saturday 2nd March

Time Programme Synopsis
00:50 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro Caroline Munro takes a quick look at next week's thrilling horrors before closing up for the night. [S]
00:55 Images 1972. Horror. Director: Robert Altman. Stars Susannah York, Rene Auberjonois & Marcel Bozzuffi. A schizophrenic woman is surrounded by visions and hallucinations while secluded in a remote house. [S]
03:00 Separate Ways 1981. Drama. An unhappy wife begins an affair, unaware that her husband is also having an affair. Starring Karen Black and Tony Lo Bianco.
04:55 Cinebox Memories Dave Storm and The Diamonds perform the sensational hit 'If You Gotta Make a Fool of Somebody'.
05:00 Saints & Sinners 1965. New Lead Berlin. Human stories uncovered by the reporters of the New York City 'Record' newspaper. (S1, E17)
06:00 Narrowing Circle 1955. Crime. Directed by Charles Saunders and starring Paul Carpenter and Hazel Court. A magazine crime writer is passed over for promotion by a rival who also steals the girl, but is murdered. [S]
07:15 Once In a New Moon 1935. Sci-Fi. Stars Eliot Makeham, Rene Ray & Derrick de Marney. A small town gets dragged out into space and the populace try to organise a local government based on equal rights for all. [S]
08:30 Runaround 1979. Presented by Mike Reid Features - Explorer/Boa Constrictor snakes. Sunbeam vintage car from Beaulieu. Light of the World Band singing 'Swingin' and Falabella Miniature Horses.
Saturday Morning Pictures
09:00 Larry the Lamb 1972. Mr Noah's Holiday. Starring Patsy Blower, Wilfred Babbage, Peter Hawkins. Mr Noah wishes to escape Toytown with a short holiday on the coast. While he is away there is a fire on his ark. [S]
09:15 The Adventures of Robin Hood The Salt King. 1957. Stars Richard Greene, Alexander Gauge & Patricia Driscoll. Lord Guthrie and the Sheriff form an alliance to hold back supplies of salt to push prices up, but Robin is blamed. [S]
09:45 The Sky-Bike 1967. Director Charles Frend. Stars Liam Redmond, William Lucas & Harry Locke. Mr Lovejoy helps young Tom build the first man powered flying machine, but will he be beaten by the Squadron Leader? [S]
11:00 Meet Flash Gordon in Person An interview with Buster Crabbe filmed in 1970. Hear how Flash got the part, what time he had to be on set, how many hours it took to film each episode and more behind the scenes secrets. [S]
11:05 Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe ...the Universe. 1940. Stars Buster Crabbe, Carol Hughes, Charles Middleton. Flash and Dale survive an avalanche, but find more trouble when Emperor Ming unleashes his army of mechanical men. [S]
11:30 The Buccaneers The Raiders. 1956. Stars Alec Clunes, Jane Griffiths & Peter Hammond. New Providence is in danger from pirate raiders led by Charles Vane, leaving Governor Rogers to face a tough decision. [S]
12:00 Hawkeye & the Last of the Mohicans The Ethan Allen Story. 1957. Directed by Sam Newfield. Stars John Hart, Lon Chaney Jr & Chris Wiggins. Ethan Allen and the Green Mountain Boys are at war with the ruthless tax collectors. [S]
12:30 Colonel March of Scotland Yard The Strange Event at Roman Fall. 1956. Stars Boris Karloff, Ewan Roberts. When a wife reports her husband has accidentally fallen from a cliff, suspicion points to her. [S]
13:00 They Came From Beyond Space 1967. Sci-Fi. Director: Freddie Francis. Stars: Robert Hutton, Jennifer Jayne, Zia Mohyeddin & Bernard Kay. Scientists investigating an unusual meteor shower are possessed by an alien force. [S]
14:45 Look At Life 1966. A fascinating look at the teaching machine, the educational box of tricks which is being used in many different ways.
15:00 Stingray Stingray. 1964. Stars Ray Barrett, Robert Easton & David Graham. Investigating the loss of a submarine, the crew of Stingray are captured by the Aquaphibians and sentenced to death.
15:35 Sherlock: The Secret Weapon 1942. Mystery. Directed by Roy William Neill. Stars Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce & Lionel Atwill. Sherlock Holmes must protect a scientist's invention from falling into the wrong hands. [S]
16:55 My Brother Jonathan 1948. Drama. Director: Harold French. Stars Dulcie Gray & Michael Denison. Jonathan's ambition was to become a surgeon & marry Edie. But Edie loves his brother, who she intends to wed. [S]
19:00 Dixon of Dock Green Green Wedding. 1963. Stars Jack Warner, John Hughes & Rio Fanning. Trouble brews on the lead up to Micky Mulgrew's wedding to Rosie McCallion. Will PC Dixon and the team be able to prevent chaos? [S]
20:00 Maigret The Log of the Cap Fagnet. 1963. Stars Rupert Davies, Ewen Solon & Helen Shingler. A conspiracy of silence protects the murderer of Captain Fallut. Can Maigret find any significant clues? [S]
21:00 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre Clue Of the New Pin. 1960. Directed by Allan Davis. Stars Paul Daneman, Bernard Archard & James Villiers. A Vault door is locked with key inside next to a corpse. How was the door locked? [S]
22:10 Cater Street Hangman 1998. Crime. Directed by Sarah Hellings. Stars Eoin McCarthy, Keeley Hawes & Peter Egan. A Scotland Yard inspector teams up with a feisty aristocratic woman to hunt down a serial killer in London. [S]
Sunday 3rd March

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Sunday 3rd March

Time Programme Synopsis
00:15 Timeslip 1955. Crime. Directed by Ken Hughes. Stars Gene Nelson, Faith Domergue & Joseph Tomelty. A body is recovered from the Thames and reporter, Delaney, identifies the man as being a nuclear physicist.
02:05 Pendulum 1969. Crime Drama. Directed by George Schaefer. Stars George Peppard, Jean Seberg & Richard Kiley. A police captain, suspected of murdering his unfaithful wife, sets out to find the real killer. [S]
04:10 Borderline (1950) 1950. Drama. Directed by William A. Seiter. Stars: Fred MacMurray, Claire Trevor & Raymond Burr. Two undercover agents are sent to Mexico to uncover a drug smuggling operation. [S]
05:50 Look At Life 1960. A look at the production of gold and its journey through London, the world's most important gold market. Also exploring the role of the Bank of England, the guardian of Britain's gold reserves.
06:00 Shadow of Fear 1963. Crime drama directed by Ernest Morris and starring Paul Maxwell, Clare Owen and Anita West. Waiting for his flight home from Baghdad, Bill takes a message from a British secret agent. [S]
07:10 Burnt Evidence 1954. Drama starring Jane Hylton, Duncan Lamont and Donald Gray. Lamont plays the jealous husband of Hylton. When confronting her lover, he accidentally shoots the man and runs for the hills. [S]
08:20 Lost in the Desert 1969. Drama. Directed by Jamie Uys. Stars Wynand Uys & Jamie Uys. A plane crash a young boy and his dog must learn to survive in the heart of the African desert. [S]
10:00 One Step Beyond Twelve Hours to Live. 1959. Starring Paul Richards, Jean Allison & Douglas Kennedy. A husband drives off after an argument. His wife feels he is in danger and begins to receive telepathic vision. [S]
10:35 The Bank Shot 1974. Comedy. Directed by Gower Champion. Stars George C. Scott, Joanna Cassidy & Sorrell Booke. A criminal mastermind plans to rob a Los Angeles bank that's temporarily located in a mobile home. [S]
12:15 Look At Life 1960. During its long history the Tower of London has been an impenetrable fortress, a royal palace and a bloody prison. It is now a top tourist attraction, with nearly 2 million visitors a year.
12:25 Avalanche 1969. Family. Directed by John Danischewsky. Stars Howard Marion-Crawford & Totti Truman Taylor. A group of children on a skiing holiday find themselves in trouble when one of them breaks his leg. [S]
14:00 The Adventures of Robin Hood The Road in the Air. 1957. Stars Richard Greene, James Hayter & Laurence Hardy. When Sir William places an import duty on grain from Tom's mill, Robin must think of a new way to cross the land. [S]
14:35 Look At Life 1967. A brilliant film which takes a look at the dry cleaning business.
14:50 Forty Guns 1957. Western. Director: Samuel Fuller. Stars Barbara Stanwyck, Barry Sullivan & Dean Jagger. An ex-gunslinger and his brothers find themselves up against a gang led by a beautiful wealthy woman. [S]
16:30 Out of Town Chalk Springs and a Stagecoach. 1980. Whilst fishing for trout in a chalk stream Jack Hargreaves meets Mr Burton the mole catcher before an unexpected encounter with cowboys in the New Forest. [S]
17:00 The Footage Detectives Mike & Noel have got it all! From chickens singing opera to behind the scenes of 60s radio. Noel gets into the news in America, we look at the Lotus Cortina Mark 2 and who remembers Lucky Numbers? [S]
18:00 Tell Me Another Stories About Royalty. 1976. Personal anecdotes as told to Dick Hills. This episode stars Fred Emney, John Junkin, Moira Lister, Cliff Michelmore & Tommy Trinder. [S]
18:30 Look At Life 1966. A trip up London's Post Office Tower to gain an insight into what it takes to run a restaurant up in the sky, one in which goes round once every 23 minutes.
18:40 House Across the Lake 1954. Crime. Directed & written by Ken Hughes. Stars Alex Nicol, Hillary Brooke & Sidney James. An American living in England is enticed into a scheme by a beautiful blonde to murder her husband. [S]
20:10 A Lifetime Ago with The Baim Collection ... Baim Collection. Starlight Serenade. 1944. Bryan Michie introduces musical and comedy acts in the form of a dress rehearsal for a stage review, featuring comedy routines with Bonar Colleano.
21:00 Manhunt Confessional. 1970. Stars Cyd Hayman, Maggie Fitzgibbon & Brian Cox. Nina and Adelaide rendezvous in the church of St Xavier. But is it a Gestapo ruse to get Nina away from Gratz? [S]
22:05 Ghost Ship 1953. Thriller. Directed by Vernon Sewell. Starring Hazel Court & Dermot Walsh. A young couple decide to buy a luxury steamboat for a romantic getaway and scoff at warnings that it's haunted. [S]
23:35 A Reflection Of Fear 1972. Horror. Directed by William A. Fraker. Stars Robert Shaw, Sally Kellerman & Mary Ure. A disturbed young girl becomes resentful when her long-absent father returns home with a new woman. [S]
Monday 4th March

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Monday 4th March

Time Programme Synopsis
01:20 BFI: Terminus 1961. Drama. Directed by John Schlesinger. Iconic short of a day in the life of a London Railway Station. [S]
02:00 The Main Chance Coroner's Verdict. 1975. Director: Bob Hird. Starring: John Stride, John Wentworth & Margaret Ashcroft. A man believes his wife was killed by medical negligence. Main understands his rage for justice.
03:00 The Heritage Chart Show with Mike Read A TOTP style TV Show for Heritage Artists based on the Heritage Chart which is voted on in over 80 countries. Songs you love from popular artists, live and on video with the odd interview.
04:05 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. [S]
05:45 Look At Life 1964. A look at the almost two million motorcyclists in Britain, with a focus on the motorcyclists who are keen to travel at 100 miles per hour and how efforts are being made to stop the ton-up.
06:00 Stagecoach West Red Sand. Western starring Richard Eyer, Robert Bray & Dean Jones. During a ferocious sandstorm, Simon Kane spots a man lying by the side of the road. [S]
07:00 The Strange Woman 1946. Drama. Directed by Edgar G. Ulmer. Stars Hedy Lamarr, George Sanders & Louis Hayward. A beautiful, yet heartless woman, marries a rich man but also seduces his son and company foreman. [S]
09:00 Star Performance 1955. Drama. Directed by Peter Godfrey. Stars David Niven, Gloria Talbott & Barbara Billingsley. A successful commercial artist is enticed away from his lucrative career by a young model.
09:30 The Crooked Sky 1957. Crime drama directed by Henry Cass. An American detective & Scotland Yard must work together to crack a counterfeit gang. Stars Wayne Morris, Karin Booth and Anton Diffring. [S]
11:00 Time To Remember A Teenage Flapper. 1959. Narrator: Joyce Grenfell. A glance at women's lives in the 20s, with a look at sport, hobbies, the fashions and the season at Beauville, Le Touquet, Nice and Monte Carlo. [S]
11:35 The Outer Limits Nightmare. 1963. Stars James Shigeta, Ed Nelson & Martin Sheen. A strike force is captured by aliens, leading to brutal torture. After being released they realise there is a traitor among them. [S]
12:35 School Dinners & Kitchen Safety Bernard Cribbins presents 'Safety makes Sense' looking at the jobs of School Dinner Ladies in the 1970s and the workings of a large kitchen and its 70s machinery.
12:55 Please Sir! 1971. Comedy. Directed by Mark Stuart. Stars John Alderton, Deryck Guyler, & Joan Sanderson. Film version of the TV sitcom. Teacher Bernard Hedges takes his Fenn Street class to a holiday camp. [S]
15:00 The Saint The Sporting Chance. 1963. Stars Roger Moore, Derren Nesbitt & Gerard Heinz. A satellite guidance system inventor is bullied into defecting to the Russians. Can Simon help before it's too late? [S]
16:00 Treasure Island 1972. Adventure. Directors: John Hough, Andrea Bianchi & Antonio Margheriti. Stars Orson Welles, Lionel Stander & Kim Burfield. Young Jim Hawkins has a map to a pirate's buried treasure. [S]
17:50 Rhubarb 1969. Comedy. Directed by Eric Sykes. Stars Harry Secombe, Eric Sykes, Jimmy Edwards, Kenneth Connor & Hattie Jacques. Every trick of gamesmanship or blatant cheating occurs in a round of golf.
18:30 Out of Town Flowering Trees and the Southern Television Sea Angling Championships. 1980. After discussing flowering trees, Jack Hargreaves and Michael Hordern travel to Islay for an angling competition. [S]
19:00 The Footage Detectives Love is in the air! We look back on vintage valentines of Mike's, there's unseen footage of the late Sir John Mortimer, we are off to Helford in the 1950s and who remembers Kemps Devonet biscuits? [S]
20:00 Lost Hearts 1973. Horror. Director: Lawrence Gordon Clark. Stars Simon Gipps-Kent & Joseph O'Conor. A young orphan is sent to live with his uncle. Once there, he finds himself haunted by two ghostly children. [S]
20:45 Jigsaw 1962. Directed by Val Guest and starring Jack Warner. A woman is murdered and it's up to Detective Fellows to sift through the clues and solve the 'Jigsaw'. Great shots of Brighton in the 60s. [S]
22:50 Malice 1993. Thriller. Director: Harold Becker. Stars Alec Baldwin, Nicole Kidman & Bill Pullman. The life of a married couple is severely disrupted after an enigmatic surgeon is invited into their home. [S]
Tuesday 5th March

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Tuesday 5th March

Time Programme Synopsis
01:00 The Gold Robbers The Great Bullion Robbery. 1969. Stars Peter Vaughan, Richard Leech & Donald Morley. DCS Cradock is given the biggest case of his career after millions of pounds worth of gold bars are stolen. [S]
02:00 Maigret Maigret's Mistake. 1994. Stars Bruno Cremer, Danièle Lebrun & Bernadette Lafont. Maigret takes on a new case after a young prostitute is found shot in her apartment. Who killed her and why? [S]
03:50 Look At Life 1960. A look at a typical Sunday in England and the various changes that are taking place.
04:00 Justice A Libel Among Friends. 1973. Stars Margaret Lockwood, Donald Houston. After an engagement breaks off, the fiancé brings charges against a spinster after she makes an accusation against him.
05:00 Breaking The Codes Documentary. The Battle of Midway fought in the Pacific during WWII became a turning point in the war. We look at how the US code breakers worked to decrypt the Japanese ciphers. [S]
05:30 Honey West 1965. A Stitch In Crime. Classic crime series produced by Aaron Spelling and starring Anne Francis. Honey is hired to recover a stolen dress collection valued at $100,000.
06:00 A Scandal In Paris 1946. Drama. Director: Douglas Sirk. Stars George Sanders, Signe Hasso & Carole Landis. A depiction of the life of Eugene Francois Vidocq, a con man who later became chief of the Parisian police. [S]
08:00 Sherlock Holmes The Case of the Shy Ballerina. 1954. Starring: Ronald Howard, Howard Marion-Crawford & Archie Duncan. Dr. Watson comes home with another man's coat. The other man is murdered late that same night. [S]
08:35 Danny Boy 1941. Drama. A successful singer in America returns to Britain during the Blitz to find her ex-husband and son have fallen on hard times. Starring David Farrar and Ann Todd. [S]
10:10 What's On TPTV With Noel Founder of Talking Pictures TV and one half of the Footage Detectives, Noel Cronin, shares shows and films not be missed throughout March. [S]
10:20 On the Fiddle 1961. Comedy. Directed by Cyril Frankel. Stars Alfred Lynch, Sean Connery & Cecil Parker. A couple of loveable service dodgers avoid the front line until they are sent to France. [S]
12:20 Tokyo Joe 1949. Crime Drama. Director: Stuart Heisler. Stars Humphrey Bogart, Alexander Knox & Florence Marly. An American returns to Tokyo to pick up threads of his pre-WWII life but finds trouble instead. [S]
14:05 Personal Column 1947. Mystery. Director: Douglas Sirk. Stars George Sanders, Lucille Ball & Charles Coburn. British police hunt for a serial killer who lures his female victims through newspaper advertisements. [S]
16:10 Automatic Fare Collection and You in 1969 ...You in 1969. Directed by Bob Privett. A short instructional film showing the correct and incorrect ways of getting tickets and going through the automatic gates with and without luggage.
16:15 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.
17:55 The Beverly Hillbillies The Clampetts Strike Oil. 1962. Stars Buddy Ebsen, Irene Ryan & Donna Douglas. A rural family make a deal with an oil company after being told that the swamp behind their shack is full of oil. [S]
18:30 Scotland Yard 1954. The Strange Case of Blonde. Directed by Ken Hughes. Stars Lee Sinclaire, Derek Alward, Cyril Smith & Russell Napier. A cat burglar adopts an unexpected disguise. (S1, E8)
19:05 The Four Just Men The Heritage. 1960. Stars Jack Hawkins, Barry Keegan & Ronald Leigh-Hunt. An Irish nationalist foils a plot to destroy a police station. Now wanted by the nationalists, he seeks Manfred's help. [S]
19:40 Dick Barton: Special Agent 1979. Writer: Julian Bond. Mr Parkes (Terence Seward), a playboy, & Mrs Aston (Marsha Fitzalan), wife of a Whitehall official, are threatened by the Drew Brothers (Ernie Drew by Bernard Kay).
19:55 Cinebox Memories Mr Acker Bilk and his Paramount Jazz Band perform the fantastic 1962 song Gotta See Baby Tonight.
20:00 Manhunt Better Doubt Than Die. 1970. Stars Alfred Lynch, Bernard Hepton & Peter Cellier. Vincent leaves Jimmy and Nina at an old toll-house to contact a cousin. But will he be willing to help them? [S]
21:05 Maigret Maigret and the Minister. 2002. Stars Bruno Cremer, Bernard Freyd & Gisèle Casadesus. A government minister asks Maigret for help after falling victim to dirty tricks. [S]
22:55 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro Tonight, there's wolves, piranhas and a man back from the dead! Caroline presents the first film, the 1984 British gothic fantasy horror The Company of Wolves, starring the great Angela Lansbury. [S]
23:00 The Company of Wolves 1984. Fantasy. Directed by Neil Jordan. Stars Sarah Patterson, Angela Lansbury & David Warner. Wolves and werewolves lurk on a dangerous journey through the woods within a young girl's dream. [S]
Wednesday 6th March

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Wednesday 6th March

Time Programme Synopsis
00:50 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro Next up, we dive deep into piranha infested waters with Killer Fish. Caroline Munro presents the 1979 horror directed by Antonio Margheriti and starring Lee Majors and Karen Black. [S]
00:55 Killer Fish 1979. Horror. Directed by Antonio Margheriti. Stars Lee Majors, Karen Black & Margaux Hemingway. Thieves try to recover treasure from piranha infested waters, but there's a traitor amongst them. [S]
02:55 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro Caroline Munro introduces The Ghoul, the 1933 British horror starring Boris Karloff as an Egyptologist and professor who returns from the dead after a sacred jewel is stolen from him. [S]
03:00 The Ghoul 1933. Horror. Directed by T. Hayes Hunter. Stars Boris Karloff, Cedric Hardwicke & Ernest Thesiger. An Egyptologist returns from the dead, seeking revenge on those who have betrayed him. [S]
04:35 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro A night of fantasy and terror comes to an end. Caroline Munro presents three more films to surprise you next week. [S]
04:40 South of Panama 1941. Director: Jean Yarbrough. Stars Roger Pryor, Virginia Vale, Lionel Royce. Jan, sister of government chemist Paul Martin, realises she is being followed by enemy agents after her brother. [S]
06:00 Burke's Law 1964. Who Killed Madison Cooper? Directed by Jeffrey Hayden. Stars Gene Barry, Gary Conway & Regis Toomey. A shady attorney carrying a lot of money is murdered after making a telephone call.
07:00 Once A Sinner 1950. Drama. A lowly bank clerk marries a good time girl but she two-times him for her old crooked boyfriend (Sydney Tafler). Starring Jack Watling, Pat Kirkwood and Thora Hird. [S]
08:40 Road To Happiness 1941. Musical Drama. Director Phil Rosen. Starring John Boles & Mona Barrie. A heart-warming story of a singer down on his luck, who turns to radio acting as a means of supporting his young son. [S]
10:00 Together 1981. Stars Paul Hasting, Stephen Churchett, Kathleen Byron, Christine Pollon. We finally get to meet Mrs Marsden from upstairs, who's intent on starting a petition against the council.
10:30 The Buccaneers Gunpowder Plot. 1956. Stars Robert Shaw, André Morell & Pamela Wright. Dan Tempest is tasked with securing extra gun powder from the Admiralty after a succession of pirate raids. [S]
11:00 Railroaded 1947. Crime. Directed by Anthony Mann. Stars John Ireland, Sheila Ryan & Hugh Beaumont. A beautician and her boyfriend frame an innocent man after their attempt at robbery goes wrong. [S]
12:30 What's On TPTV With Noel Founder of Talking Pictures TV and one half of the Footage Detectives, Noel Cronin, shares shows and films not be missed throughout March. [S]
12:40 Love is a Ball 1963. Comedy. Director: David Swift. Stars Glenn Ford, Hope Lange & Charles Boyer. On the French Riviera, a matchmaker attempts to pair a poor duke and a wealthy heiress, but will all go to plan? [S]
14:55 Rollercoaster - Glimpses Experience the thrill of an early British rollercoaster first hand in this short film by John Seccombe.
15:00 Saddle Up! James Stephens welcomes you back for more Western adventures. First up, is the 1956 American CinemaScope Western feature The Proud Ones, starring Robert Ryan and Virginia Mayo. [S]
15:05 The Proud Ones 1956. Western. Directed by Robert D. Webb. Stars Robert Ryan, Virginia Mayo & Jeffrey Hunter. Marshal Cass Silver prepares for trouble as he struggles to maintain peace in his small town. [S]
16:55 Saddle Up! There's a mix up in the printer's office and someone else is put on a wanted poster, but can Johnny find the real criminal? James Stephens introduces the latest episode of Johnny Ringo. [S]
17:00 Johnny Ringo The Poster Incident. Directed by Aaron Spelling. Starring Don Durant. Carter robs and kills a shop owner. Due to a mix-up at the printer's office, Someone else is on Carter's wanted poster. [S]
17:30 Bonanza The Gunmen. 1960. Stars Dan Blocker, Michael Landon & Lorne Greene. Hoss and Little Joe are mistaken for bloodthirsty hired killers in a small Texas town dominated by two feuding families. [S]
18:35 Zane Grey Death in a Wood. 1959. Stars: Dick Powell, Simon Oakland & Don Grady. Two soldiers are sent to spy out a Union army camp. They come upon a 12 year old boy who is helping to set up a telegraph system.
19:10 What's On TPTV With Noel Founder of Talking Pictures TV and one half of the Footage Detectives, Noel Cronin, shares shows and films not be missed throughout March. [S]
19:20 Dixon of Dock Green The Rotten Apple. 1956. Stars Jack Warner, Stanley Beard & Paul Eddington. A fresh spate of robberies lead the police to pursue a criminal known as The Captain. But is he the man behind it all? [S]
20:00 Public Eye 1975. Detective & Mystery Drama. They All Sound Simple at First. Stars Alfred Burke, Peter Childs & Philip Madoc. Marker is called in by a cabinet-maker to recover £700 he's owed for an antique clock.
21:05 Gideon's Way How to Retire without Really Working. Stars John Gregson Alexander Davion and Daphne Anderson. A middle-age couple commit a small time crime once a month and live off the swag. [S]
22:05 The Cater Street Hangman 1998. Crime. Directed by Sarah Hellings. Stars Eoin McCarthy, Keeley Hawes & Peter Egan. A Scotland Yard inspector teams up with a feisty aristocratic woman to hunt down a serial killer in London. [S]
Thursday 7th March

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Thursday 7th March

Time Programme Synopsis
00:10 Silent Playground 1963. Thriller. Director: Stanley Goulder. Stars Bernard Archard, Jean Anderson & Roland Curram. A newly released mental hospital patient tries to befriend the local kids, with deadly consequences.
01:40 Up The Creek 1956. Comedy. Directed by Val Guest. Stars David Tomlinson, Peter Sellers & Wilfrid Hyde-White. An incompetent lieutenant is transferred to a vessel whose crew is running a money making scheme. [S]
03:20 The Night Visitor 1971. Crime horror starring Max von Sydow, Trevor Howard and Liv Ullmann. Salem escapes from an insane asylum where he was confined for being an axe-murderer. Music by Mancini.
05:20 Tunnel of Fear 1956. A British Lord finds himself captive in a train compartment with an armed man who intends to kill him. Starring Sir Cedric Hardwicke, David Niven, Walter Kingsford; Directed by Roy Kellino. [S]
05:50 Look At Life 1964. A look at the various aspects of London Airport with a focus on BOAC and BEA airlines.
06:00 The Larkins Counter Attraction. 1964. Stars David Kossoff, Andrew Crawford & Toni Gilpin. A puzzled Ada wonders where all her customers have gone and Hetty's upset when her chance to shine is snatched away. [S]
06:40 Sky Liner 1949. Thriller. Director: William Berke. Stars Richard Travis, Pamela Blake & Rochelle Hudson. An FBI Agent finds himself caught up in Cold War espionage when he boards a plane heading west. [S]
07:50 Shadows on the Stairs 1941. Crime. Director: D. Ross Lederman. Stars Frieda Inescort & Paul Cavanagh. Occupants of a boarding house become suspects after a string of murders. [S]
09:00 Law Of The Plainsman 1960. The Imposter. Stars Michael Ansara, Lawrence Dobkin & John Hoyt. The man that Sam was holding in jail was accused of murder and many seemed to think his gang was coming to get him. [S]
09:30 The Aviator 1985. Adventure. Director: George Miller. Stars Christopher Reeve, Rosanna Arquette & Sam Wanamaker. A mail pilot and a rich man's daughter get stranded in the mountains after their plane crashes. [S]
11:30 My Man Godfrey 1936. Drama. Directed by Gregory La Cava. Stars William Powell, Carol Lombard & Alice Brady. An eccentric socialite hires a drifter as a family butler, but there's more to him than meets the eye. [S]
13:20 Derby Day 1952. Drama. Directed by Herbert Wilcox. Stars Anna Neagle, Michael Wilding & Googie Withers. On the morning of the Epsom Derby, a disparate group of people prepare to go to the races. [S]
15:00 Crown Court Doctor's Neglect - Part 1. 1972. Stars John Alkin, Rex Arundel & David Ashford. Following a car accident, a man is taken to hospital, but dies shortly after. His widow sues the hospital. [S]
15:30 Crown Court Doctor's Neglect - Part 2. 1972. Stars David Neal, Charles Keating & David Ashford. A continuation of the hospital court case where Doctor Warner and Nurse Dowling take to the witness stand. [S]
16:00 Crown Court Doctor's Neglect - Part 3. 1972. Stars John Alkin, David Ashford & Jeremy Bulloch. The drama continues in the courtroom and the last witness takes to the stand. Will Mrs Simpson win her case? [S]
16:30 The Woman In Question 1950. Mystery. Directed by Anthony Asquith. Starring Dirk Bogarde and Jean Kent. Police interview the five principal suspects in the murder of Astra (Jean Kent), an enigmatic fortune teller. [S]
18:20 Bulldog Drummond's Revenge 1937. Mystery. Directed by Louis King. Stars John Barrymore, John Howard & Louise Campbell. Valiant adventurer Bulldog Drummond postpones his wedding to track down stolen explosives. [S]
19:30 Time To Remember The End of the Beginning. 1964. Narrated by Stanley Holloway. It's 1942; America gears herself for total war, the G.I.'s are seen in London, and the Japanese advance across the Pacific. [S]
20:00 The Brothers Full Circle. 1972. Stars Jean Anderson, Jennifer Wilson & Hilary Tindall. A positive future for Hammond Transport seems certain, but conflict within the family continues. [S]
21:05 Rumpole of the Bailey Rumpole and the Reform of Joby Jonson. Stars: Leo McKern, Marion Mathie, Patricia Hodge. Rumpole defends a juvenile delinquent on charges of assaulting an elderly woman.
22:15 The 39 Steps 1959. Thriller. Directed by Ralph Thomas. Stars Kenneth More, Taina Elg & Brenda de Banzie. A diplomat is inadvertently involved in the death of a spy, fleeing to Scotland to search for clues. [S]
Friday 8th March

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Friday 8th March

Time Programme Synopsis
00:05 The Driving Force in 1966 1966. Directed by James Ritchie & Ronald Craigen. Short film focusing on the vast modernisation programme under which the changeover from steam to diesel and electric traction was achieved.
00:30 Sally Ann Decisions. 1979. Stars Julia Chambers, Stephanie Cole, Sam Kydd & Frank Mills. Drama focusing on the members of the Salvation Army, centred on the Sally Ann hostel. [S] (S1, E6)
01:00 Spearhead New Brooms. 1979. Directed by James Ormerod. Stafford Gordon, Roy Holder & Robin Davies star in this gripping drama series about life in the British Army. (S2, E01)
02:00 The Pianist 2002. Drama. Director: Roman Polanski. Stars Adrien Brody, Thomas Kretschmann & Frank Finlay. True-life story of the brilliant musician Wladyslaw Szpilman and his journey of survival during WWII. [S]
04:50 Rhubarb 1969. Comedy. Directed by Eric Sykes. Stars Harry Secombe, Eric Sykes, Jimmy Edwards, Kenneth Connor & Hattie Jacques. Every trick of gamesmanship or blatant cheating occurs in a round of golf.
05:35 London Airport, early 1960s - Glimpses Glimpses: Made in early 60s. A day In the life of the 'London' Airport. The Passengers, the 'Wavers-goodbye', the Airport Staff, the Pilots, the Cleaning Staff and those left behind...
06:00 The David Niven Show The Promise. Eddie Albert, Fay Wray & Fay Baker. British actor David Niven, introduces this 1950s US anthology series. (S1, E4)
06:30 Woman On The Run 1950. Drama. Directed by Norman Foster. Stars Ann Sheridan, Dennis O'Keefe & Robert Keith. An eyewitness to a murder is pursued by his wife, the police and the killer around San Francisco. [S]
08:05 What's On TPTV With Noel Founder of Talking Pictures TV and one half of the Footage Detectives, Noel Cronin, shares shows and films not be missed throughout March. [S]
08:15 Command Performance 1937. Stars Finlay Currie. A renowned stage singer leaves the theatre to become a gypsy after his voice weakens. Arthur Tracy (The Street Singer) and Lilli Palmer star in this romantic musical. [S]
09:50 The Silent Enemy 1957. Action. Directed by William Fairchild. Stars Laurence Harvey, Dawn Addams & Michael Craig. During WWII, the British must prevent the Italian Navy from attaching mines to their warships. [S]
12:00 Doodlebug Summer A Close Run Thing. 2002. After D-Day, the Allies race to capture the V1 and V2 launch sites. We talk to the men forced to work for the Nazis and discover the site of Hitler's V3 supergun.
12:35 The House Across the Lake 1954. Crime. Directed & written by Ken Hughes. Stars Alex Nicol, Hillary Brooke & Sidney James. An American living in England is enticed into a scheme by a beautiful blonde to murder her husband. [S]
14:05 Nurse on Wheels 1963. Comedy. Director: Gerald Thomas. Stars Juliet Mills, Ronald Lewis, Joan Sims. Quietly competent young Joanna moves to a country village to take up her first job as District Nurse. [S]
15:50 Look At Life ... Loud. 1964. A fascinating survey of the advertising industry, with a focus on how it works and what it does.
16:10 The Sea Shall Not Have Them 1954. War. Directed by Lewis Gilbert. Stars Michael Redgrave, Dirk Bogarde & Bonar Colleano. In 1944, passengers of a downed aircraft discuss their lives while awaiting rescue from the North Sea. [S]
18:00 Worzel Gummidge The Scarecrow Wedding. 1980. Stars Jon Pertwee, Una Stubbs & Bill Maynard. Aunt Sally promises to marry Worzel if he will rescue her, after she gets stuck in a dishwasher at a junk shop. [S]
18:30 Fireball XL-5 XL5 to H2O. 1962. Stars David Graham, Sylvia Anderson & Paul Maxwell. The XL5 crew respond to an urgent distress call from the last two survivors of a planet menaced by an armed Aquaphibian.
19:05 Any Man's Kingdom 1956 1956. Directed by Tony Thompson. Narrated by Stephen Murray. An interesting and atmospheric travelogue focusing on the scenery, history and residents of Northumberland.
19:30 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. [S]
21:00 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro Caroline Munro welcomes all her cellar dwelling friends back for a night of fascinating films. First, is the 1962 horror The Cabinet of Caligari starring the late Glynis Johns, with Dan O'Herlihy. [S]
21:05 The Cabinet of Caligari 1962. Horror. Directed by Roger Kay. Stars Glynis Johns, Dan O'Herlihy & Richard Davalos. A girl becomes trapped in the mysterious estate of Dr. Caligari after seeking help to repair a flat tyre. [S]
23:15 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro Next up is a fast-paced horror film with plenty of typical 1980s ingredients. Caroline Munro introduces the 1982 feature Mortuary, starring Mary McDonough and David Wallace. [S]
23:20 Mortuary 1982. Horror. Directed by Howard Avedis. Stars Mary Beth McDonough, David Wysocki & Bill Paxton. Convinced that her father's death was not an accident, a young woman decides to investigate. [S]
Saturday 9th March

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Saturday 9th March

Time Programme Synopsis
01:10 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro Set your alarms for next week, as Caroline gives us a look at the strange and scary films to enjoy next time. [S]
01:15 Perfect Friday 1970. Comedy. Directed by Peter Hall. Stars Ursula Andress, Stanley Baker & David Warner. A bank manager teams up with an aristocratic couple to rob the bank, but can they truly trust each other? [S]
03:05 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.
04:50 Look At Life 1960. A fascinating look at donkeys and their ever increasing popularity.
05:00 Saints & Sinners All the Hard Young Men. 1965. Human stories uncovered by the reporters of the New York City 'Record' newspaper. (S1, E18)
06:00 The Lone Wolf Meets a Lady 1940. Mystery. Directed by Sidney Salkow. Stars Warren William, Eric Blore & Jean Muir. A beautiful woman requests the help of the Lone Wolf after being falsely accused of robbery and murder. [S]
07:25 The Trial of Madame X 1948. Drama. Directed by Paul England. Stars Mara Russell-Tavernan, Frank Hawkins & Edward Leslie. A philandering wife thrown out of home by her husband later finds herself accused of murder. [S]
08:30 Runaround 1980. Presented by Mike Reid with Eve Thomas for prizes and contestants and adjudicator, Tim Edmunds. This episode includes a close look at a model steam engine and a Lambretta fire engine.
Saturday Morning Pictures
09:00 Larry the Lamb 1971. The Theatre Royal. Stars Patsy Blower, June Sylvaine & Wilfred Babbage. Before the opening of a new play, Larry is asked to send an important message, but he can't remember who it is for. [S]
09:15 The Adventures of Robin Hood A Tuck in Time. 1957. Stars Richard Greene, Alexander Gauge & Hubert Gregg. Friar Tuck's evil brother returns from the Far East with a new weapon which he plans to sell to Prince John. [S]
09:45 Our Exploits at West Poley 1985. Drama. Directed by Diarmuid Lawrence. Stars Sean Bean, Anthony Bate & Brenda Fricker. Two boys divert an underground river, causing the people of two villages to conflict over the water. [S]
10:55 Glimpses: Felix The Cat Felix the Cat travels all the way to Russia to help his friend solve a puzzle in this cartoon short.
11:05 Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe ... the Universe. The Destroying Ray. 1940. Stars Buster Crabbe, Carol Hughes, Charles Middleton. Captain Torch activates the detonation control and insists he must dispose of Flash Gordon. [S]
11:30 The Buccaneers Captain Dan Tempest. 1956. Stars Alec Clunes, Robert Shaw & Peter Hammond. Dan Tempest is arrested for piracy when he returns to New Providence, but he is offered a chance to redeem himself. [S]
12:00 Hawkeye & the Last of the Mohicans The Witch. 1957. Directed by Sam Newfield. Stars John Hart, Lon Chaney Jr & Arch McDonnell. Someone is going to a lot of trouble to convince the townspeople that a witch has cursed them. [S]
12:30 Colonel March of Scotland Yard The Headless Hat. 1956. Stars Boris Karloff, Ewan Roberts. There is a murder at the docks and Colonel March is asked by a friend of the French police to assist. [S]
13:00 Journey to the Seventh Planet 1962. Sci-fi. Directed by Sidney W. Pink. Stars John Agar, Carl Ottosen & Ove Sprogoe. A five man team is sent to explore Uranus, where they discover a malevolent force set on destroying them. [S]
14:35 Down to Sussex in 1964 1964. Directed by Kenneth Fairbairn. A charming travelogue of places and events in the South Downs and the Weald.
15:00 Stingray Emergency Marineville. 1964. Stars Ray Barrett, Robert Easton & Lois Maxwell. The crew of Stingray investigates the source of a series of mysterious but unsuccessful missile attacks on Marineville.
15:35 Journey to the Center of the Earth (1988) 1988. Fantasy. Directed by Rusty Lemorande. Stars Nicola Cowper, Ilan Mitchell-Smith & Paul Carafotes. While exploring a Hawaiian cave, a group of youngsters discover the lost city of Atlantis. [S]
17:15 Desert Sands 1955. Action. Directed by Lesley Selander. Stars Ralph Meeker, Marla English & J. Carrol Naish. Legionnaires must deal with an uprising in North Africa but are captivated by an Arabian princess. [S]
19:00 Dixon of Dock Green Before the Ball. 1963. Stars Jack Warner, John Barrard & Ann Tempest. The Annual Police Ball approaches and everything seems to be running smoothly, that is until the team run into trouble. [S]
20:00 Maigret The Judge's House. 1963. Stars Rupert Davies, Leslie French & Dyson Lovell. The peculiar logic of madness, that haunts the Judge's house, helps Maigret to solve the puzzling murder of a doctor. [S]
21:00 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre The Fourth Square. 1961. Directed by Allan Davis. Stars Conrad Phillips, Natasha Parry & Delphi Lawrence. The Police investigate the theft of emerald jewellery which had led to murder. [S]
22:10 Cause Célèbre 1987. Drama. Directed by John Gorrie. Stars Helen Mirren, Harry Andrews & David Suchet. The story of Alma Rattenbury and her young lover, who were jointly accused of murdering her elderly husband. [S]
Sunday 10th March

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Sunday 10th March

Time Programme Synopsis
00:20 Confessions of a Window Cleaner 1974. Comedy. Directed by Val Guest. Stars Anthony Booth, Robin Askwith & Dandy Nichols. The adventures of an optimistic and inept window cleaner who finds other ways to satisfy his customers.
02:05 On the Yard 1978. Drama. Directed by Raphael D. Silver. Stars John Heard, Richard Bright & Mike Kellin. In prison, a bookish con artist struggles to adjust to the intricate social order of the prison system.
04:00 Jail Bait (1954) 1954. Crime. Director: Edward D. Wood Jr. Stars Lyle Talbot & Dolores Fuller. A young man is drawn into the life of crime and then blackmails a plastic surgeon to change his face to evade the law. [S]
05:30 The Law & Mr Jones What's in a Name? Created by Sy Gomberg. Stars James Whitmore, Janet De Gore & Conlan Carter. Abraham Jones is an attorney handling white collar cases from star studded clients. (S1, E1)
06:00 Wings of the Morning 1937. Romantic Drama. Directed by Harold Schuster. Stars Annabella, Henry Fonda & Leslie Banks. The dramatic story of a marriage between an Irish nobleman and a Spanish gypsy. [S]
07:45 What's On TPTV With Noel Founder of Talking Pictures TV and one half of the Footage Detectives, Noel Cronin, shares shows and films not be missed throughout March. [S]
07:55 Topper Returns 1941. Mystery. Directed by Roy Del Ruth. Stars Joan Blondell, Roland Young & Carole Landis. A young woman returns as a ghost after being murdered and seeks help from Topper to find the killer. [S]
09:45 Look At Life 1967. A compelling look at the evening papers and how science is helping them to cut costs.
10:00 One Step Beyond Epilogue. 1959. Starring Julie Adams, Charles Herbert and Charles Aidman. A recovering alcoholic is pushed to his limits when his family is trapped in a collapsed mine. [S]
10:35 Slave Girls 1967. Adventure. Director: Michael Carreras. Stars Martine Beswick, Edina Ronay & Michael Latimer. A hunter stumbles into a lost Amazon civilisation where blondes have been enslaved by brunettes. [S]
12:20 Rawhide 1951. Western. Directed by Henry Hathaway. Stars Tyrone Power, Susan Hayward & Hugh Marlowe. A stagecoach stop employee and a young woman find themselves at the mercy of four desperate outlaws. [S]
14:00 The Adventures of Robin Hood Carlotta. 1957. Stars Richard Greene, Jennifer Jayne & Simone Lovell. Robin and his band have set a date to steal a gold shipment planned for Prince John's coffers, but Little John is distracted. [S]
14:30 Tomorrow 1972. Drama. Directed by Joseph Anthony. Stars Robert Duvall, Olga Bellin & Sudie Bond. A lonely farmer takes in a pregnant drifter, but things take an unexpected turn after she gives birth. [S]
16:30 Out of Town Flowering Trees and the Southern Television Sea Angling Championships. 1980. After discussing flowering trees, Jack Hargreaves and Michael Hordern travel to Islay for an angling competition. [S]
17:00 The Footage Detectives Mike and Noel celebrate mothers, then go to the Lord Mayors Show in the 50s, there's a superb reel of college life when 'handicraft' was the word of the day and footage of the famous Skyvan? [S]
18:00 Tell Me Another Stories From Early Radio and Television to the Present Time. 1976. Personal anecdotes as told to Dick Hills. This episode stars Miriam Karlin & Cliff Michelmore. [S]
18:30 Look At Life 1966. A tale of two cities, looking at the ways in which Paris and London have set about cleaning up their appearance.
18:45 Crime of Passion 1957. Drama. Directed by Gerd Oswald. Stars Barbara Stanwyck, Sterling Hayden & Raymond Burr. A police detective's ambitious wife will stop at nothing to help advance her husband's career. [S]
20:30 A Lifetime Ago with The Baim Collection ... Baim Collection. Jugglers and Acrobats. 1964. Made especially to accompany The Beatles film 'A Hard Day's Night', this film takes a look at the arts of juggling, acrobatics and spinning plates.
21:00 Manhunt The Death-Wish. 1970. Stars Peter Barkworth, Philip Madoc & James Maxwell. In Paris, Vincent is offered his freedom but is pressured to give up his friends. How can he be sure it is not a trap? [S]
22:05 The Day Of The Triffids 1962. Sci-Fi. A spectacular meteor storm blinds the world, except Bill. He, and a few others, must battle with flesh eating plants. Stars Nicole Maurey, Howard Keel, Janette Scott & Kieron Moore. [S]
Monday 11th March

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Monday 11th March

Time Programme Synopsis
00:05 Pendulum 1969. Crime Drama. Directed by George Schaefer. Stars George Peppard, Jean Seberg & Richard Kiley. A police captain, suspected of murdering his unfaithful wife, sets out to find the real killer. [S]
02:10 The Heritage Chart Show with Mike Read A TOTP style TV Show for Heritage Artists based on the Heritage Chart which is voted on in over 80 countries. Songs you love from popular artists, live and on video with the odd interview.
03:15 Madron 1970. Western. Director: Jerry Hopper. Stars Richard Boone, Leslie Caron & Gabi Amrani. A gunfighter and a French-Canadian nun who survived a massacre, set out on a trek to elude Apache warriors.
05:05 Star Performance: The Gun 1954. Drama. Directed by Frank McDonald. Stars Dick Powell, Dorothy Green & Douglas Fowley. A police detective desperately searches for his gun after it goes missing moments after he returns home.
05:35 Air Enterprises: The Flying Boats - Glimpses Glimpses: An Insightful 1930s documentary on the history of Empire Air Services and the flying Boat situated at Croydon Airfield. 32 of these great flying boats were ordered to service the Empire.
06:00 Stagecoach West The Saga Of Jeremy Boone. Western starring Wayne Rogers, Richard Eyer & Ben Cooper. A young man from Texas with a large roll of cash falls head over heels for a beautiful con woman. [S]
07:00 Port of Escape 1956. Crime drama directed by Anthony Young. Two men on the run hide out in a Thames boat and take the woman owner hostage. Starring Bill Kerr, Googie Withers and Joan Hickson. [S]
08:35 What's On TPTV With Noel Founder of Talking Pictures TV and one half of the Footage Detectives, Noel Cronin, shares shows and films not be missed throughout March. [S]
08:45 Live Now Pay Later 1962. Drama. Directed by Jay Lewis. Stars Ian Hendry, June Ritchie & John Gregson. The adventures of a devious door to door salesman and his unscrupulous efforts to line his own pockets. [S]
11:00 Time To Remember A New Era. 1959. Narrated by Anthony Quayle. A nostalgic look back at the early 1930s, a time of optimism and progress, with a look at radio and telephone, fuel-liquid oxygen and mass production. [S]
11:35 The Outer Limits It Crawled Out of the Woodwork. 1963. Stars Scott Marlowe, Kent Smith & Barbra Luna. Created by accident, an Energy Creature is unleashed, with a dangerous appetite for human life. [S]
12:35 Relentless 1948. Western. Director: George Sherman. Stars Robert Young, Marguerite Chapman & Willard Parker. A cowboy framed for a murder he didn't commit hunts the real killer and stays ahead of the law. [S]
14:25 A Lifetime Ago with The Baim Collection ... Baim Collection. Delta 8-3. 1960. A look at Britain's Vulcan delta wing bomber, including the training of a new crew and unique footage of three of the early Vulcan bombers flying in formation.
15:00 The Saint The Bunco Artists. 1963. Stars Roger Moore, Mary Merrall & Peter Dyneley. Simon disguises himself in order to catch two con artists who tricked an elderly lady into handing over church funds. [S]
16:00 The Intruder (1953) 1953. Drama. Director: Guy Hamilton. Stars Jack Hawkins, Dennis Price, Michael Medwin, George Cole & Hugh Williams. An ex Colonel catches one of his former men robbing his house and investigates why.
17:35 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. [S]
18:30 Out of Town Garden Competition and Dry Fly Fishing. 1980. Jack Hargreaves tours private gardens as he judges them for a competition, then observes the wildlife along the river as he goes dry fly fishing. [S]
19:00 The Footage Detectives There's astonishing footage of Croydon Airport, state of the art Austins from the 1940s and then we talk Tiffin. Were you ever handed a free gift at school? And who remembers aeroplane Jelly? [S]
20:00 The Treasure of Abbot Thomas 1974. Horror. Director: Lawrence Gordon Clark. Stars Sheila Dunn, Anne Blake & Frank Mills. A historian finds a clue leading him to hidden treasure, but finds it protected by an ancient guardian. [S]
20:45 Cause Célèbre 1987. Drama. Directed by John Gorrie. Stars Helen Mirren, Harry Andrews & David Suchet. The story of Alma Rattenbury and her young lover, who were jointly accused of murdering her elderly husband. [S]
22:55 A Prize of Gold 1955. Adventure. Directed by Mark Robson. Stars Richard Widmark, Mai Zetterling & Nigel Patrick. An American Army sergeant stages a heist to help a beautiful woman and the war orphans in her care. [S]
Tuesday 12th March

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Tuesday 12th March

Time Programme Synopsis
01:00 The Gold Robbers Grounded. 1969. Stars Peter Vaughan, Joss Ackland & Sally Thomsett. From his temporary headquarters, Detective Cradock begins his unenviable task of discovering how the robbery was executed. [S]
02:00 Maigret Maigret and the Old Lady. 1994. Stars Bruno Cremer, Odette Laure & Béatrice Agenin. Maigret is visited by a widow whose maid has been murdered with poison that was meant to be for her instead. [S]
04:00 Justice The Whole Truth? 1973. Stars Margaret Lockwood, Philip Stone & Brian Blessed. A police officer is accused of planting evidence on a gangster after his brother is allegedly hurt by him.
05:00 Breaking The Codes Documentary. A look at the activities of the secret Bletchley Park, the principal centre of Allied code breaking, where British code breakers attempted to crack the complex German enigma codes. [S]
05:30 Honey West 1965. A Million Bucks In Anybody's Language. Classic crime series produced by Aaron Spelling and starring Anne Francis. Honey investigates the death of a P.I.
06:00 Fools Rush In 1955. Drama. Director: Victor H. Komow. Stars Frank Silvera, Ken Buckridge & Jean Alexander. A ship with a cargo full of diamonds gets taken over by pirates. [S]
06:55 Castle Sinister 1947. Drama. During the war, a British agent travels to the remote Glennye Castle in the wilds of Scotland to investigate a mysterious murder by a masked phantom. Directed by Oscar Burn. [S]
08:00 Sherlock Holmes The Case of the Winthrop Legend. 1954. Starring: Ronald Howard, Howard Marion-Crawford & Archie Duncan. The Winthrop family legend foretells the death of anyone who finds silver coins. [S]
08:35 The Night We Dropped a Clanger 1959. A Wing Commander (Brian Rix) is on a mission to find out about the flying bomb. Stars William Hartnell, Leslie Phillips, Leo Franklyn & Liz Fraser. [S]
10:20 Shepherd On The Rock 1993. Drama. Directed by Bob Keen. Starring Bernard Hill, John Bowles and Betsy Brantley. A sheep farmer and his family fight for their land against the persistent efforts of a land developer. [S]
12:20 Hollow Triumph 1948. Drama. Directed by Steve Sekely. Stars Paul Henreid, Joan Bennett, Leslie Brooks & Eduard Franz. Pursued by the gambler he robbed, John Muller takes on a new identity, with ironic results. [S]
13:55 Battle Taxi 1955. Drama. Directed by Herbert L. Strock. Stars Sterling Hayden, Arthur Franz & Marshall Thompson. A hotshot jet pilot must learn how to be a team player after joining a helicopter rescue squad. [S]
15:35 Look At Life 1967. A spectacular look at the changing face of London's Piccadilly, both above and below ground.
15:45 The Shillingbury Blowers 1979. Drama. Directed by Val Guest and stars Robin Nedwell, Diane Keen and Trevor Howard. The arrival of a pop star and his wife, upsets the status quo of the Shillingbury village brass band. [S]
17:25 The Stranger Left No Card 1952. Drama. Directed by Wendy Toye. Stars Alan Badel & Cameron Hall. An odd stranger arrives in a small town and charms the locals with his eccentricities, but is he as harmless as he appears? [S]
17:55 The Beverly Hillbillies Getting Settled. 1962. Stars Buddy Ebsen, Irene Ryan & Donna Douglas. The Clampetts begin to settle in their new home in Beverly Hills, but find they have to adjust to their new amenities. [S]
18:30 Scotland Yard 1954. The Silent Witness. Directed by Montgomery Tully. Stars Molly Weir, Ivan Craig & Kenneth Henry. The case of the self-confessed killer who almost escaped the full weight of the law. (S1, E9)
19:05 The Four Just Men The Last Days of Nick Pompey. 1960. Stars Richard Conte, Betty McDowall & Eddie Byrne. Ryder travels to Italy to help locate the missing wife and child of gangster Nick Pompey. [S]
19:40 Dick Barton: Special Agent 1979. Writer: Julian Bond. Mr Parkes (Terence Seward), a playboy, & Mrs Aston (Marsha Fitzalan), wife of a Whitehall official, are threatened by the Drew Brothers (Ernie Drew by Bernard Kay).
19:55 Cinebox Memories Let's get dancing! Enjoy this fantastic performance from Lionel and Joyce Blair as they dance to the 60s hit 'Must Be Madison'.
20:00 Manhunt A Different Kind of War. 1970. Stars Peter Barkworth, Moira Redmond & Julian Glover. Vincent, Nina and Jimmy arrive at the house of a pre-war friend of Vincent, but something doesn't seem right.. [S]
21:05 Maigret The Madman of Saint-Clothilde. 2002. Stars Bruno Cremer, Philippe Khorsand & Philippe Magnan. In Saint-Clothilde, Maigret learns that a madman" has been committing unusual murders in the area. [S]"
22:55 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro Step into the club! Tonight, we bring you an eclectic mix of films to enjoy! Caroline Munro introduces the first feature, Bright Hair. This 1997 British drama stars Emilia Fox and James Purefoy. [S]
23:00 Bright Hair 1997. Mystery. Directed by Christopher Menaul. Stars Emilia Fox, James Purefoy & Oliver Milburn. A rebellious schoolgirl's life is plunged into chaos after accidently discovering a murder scene. [S]
Wednesday 13th March

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Wednesday 13th March

Time Programme Synopsis
01:15 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro Caroline Munro returns to introduce the second film of the evening, My Science Project. This 1985 American sci-fi comedy stars John Stockwell as a teenager who discovers a time travel contraption. [S]
01:20 My Science Project 1985. Comedy. Directed by Jonathan Betuel. Stars John Stockwell, Danielle von Zerneck & Fisher Stevens. A teenager and his friend find a time-travel device, unaware of its dangerous potential. [S]
03:10 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro We end the night with a film full of murder and terror. Caroline presents Blood Thirst, a 1971 horror directed by Newt Arnold, about a series of strange murders surrounding a nightclub in Manila. [S]
03:15 Blood Thirst 1971. Horror. Directed by Newt Arnold. Stars Robert Winston, Katherine Henryk & Yvonne Nielson. An American detective travels to the Philippines to investigate a series of murders in Manila. [S]
04:45 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro To conclude this exhilarating night, Caroline Munro provides a sneak peek at the three films for next week. [S]
04:50 London Entertains 1951. Musical Comedy. Director E J Fancey. Starring Eamonn Andrews and the Goons. A Tour conducted by Eamonn Andrews around the Battersea Festival to a BBC Studio to hear The Goons of radio fame. [S]
05:50 Look At Life 1963. A look at the railway modernisation schemes taking place and the controversy they have caused.
06:00 Burke's Law 1964. Who Killed April? Directed by Lewis Allen. Stars Gene Barry, Gary Conway & Regis Toomey. Carhop waitress, April Adams, is found murdered in an automobile scrapyard.
07:00 Wings of Danger 1952. Crime. Directed by Terence Fisher. Stars Zachary Scott, Robert Beatty & Naomi Chance. A pilot becomes caught in a web of smuggling and blackmail when his girlfriend's brother goes missing. [S]
08:15 Look At Life 1967. A fascinating look at the increasing mechanisation of hop picking.
08:25 The Farmer's Wife (1941) 1941. Drama. Directed by Leslie Arliss & Norman Lee. Stars Basil Sydney, Wilfrid Lawson, Nora Swinburne. A widowed farmer decides to remarry, but everyone on his list rejects him. [S]
10:00 Together 1981. Stars Paul Hasting, Stephen Churchett, Kathleen Byron, Christine Pollon. The petition is causing a great deal of unrest - But perhaps it will bring Joe and Lilly closer together?
10:30 The Buccaneers The Ladies. 1956. Stars Robert Shaw, Petra Davies & Terence Cooper. A promised shipload of women approaches New Providence. Tempest is concerned Blackbeard may be aware and decides to lay a trap. [S]
11:00 The Street With No Name 1948. Crime. Directed by William Keighley. Stars Mark Stevens, Richard Widmark & Lloyd Nolan. A covert FBI agent infiltrates a ruthless gang, but a mysterious informant puts his life at risk. [S]
12:45 All That Glitters Let's go back to Nettlefold in 1936 in this wonderful lost short film by director Maclean Rogers.
13:00 The Night My Number Came Up 1955. Mystery. Directed by Leslie Norman and starring Michael Redgrave, Sheila Sim, Denholm Elliott and Alexander Knox. A military aircraft's fate may or may not depend on a prophetic nightmare. [S]
15:00 Saddle Up! Saddle Up and get ready to take a long ride to Texas, as James Stephens begins the afternoon with the 1952 western Return of the Texan starring Dale Robertson. [S]
15:05 Return of the Texan 1952. Western. Directed by Delmer Daves. Stars Dale Robertson, Joanne Dru & Walter Brennan. A widower returns to his hometown with his grandfather and two sons to make a go of the old family farm. [S]
16:50 Saddle Up! The spirit of a notorious outlaw has returned to the living world to continue his work... could it be true? James Stephens presents a mysterious episode of Johnny Ringo. [S]
16:55 Johnny Ringo Die Twice. Directed by Aaron Spelling. Starring Don Durant. Ringo requests the exhumation of Boone Hackett's grave. Ringo later has reason to believe Boone's spirit is continuing his career. [S]
17:25 Speed Crazy A hair-raising adventure through London's streets in the 1950s at 100mph, then 700mph by train and ending on the platform. Made by Walton Films.
17:30 Bonanza The Fear Merchants. 1960. Stars Michael Landon, Lorne Greene & Victor Sen Yung. The Cartwrights come to the aid of a stable hand accused of murder and are opposed by a devious mayoral candidate. [S]
18:35 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 lynch fever. [S]
19:05 Look At Life 1965. A riveting look at why more things are being transported by road than by train.
19:20 Dixon of Dock Green The Roaring Boy. 1956. Stars Jack Warner, Phoebe Hodgson & Neil Wilson. On the trail of a young deserter from the army, Dixon finds himself trapped in a perilous situation. [S]
20:00 Public Eye 1975. Detective & Mystery Drama. The Fall Guy. Stars Alfred Burke, Peter Childs & Ronald Lewis. A girl brings more than beauty into Marker's life when he gets mixed up with the Lord of the Manor.
21:05 Gideon's Way Subway to Revenge. Stars John Gregson Alexander Davion and Daphne Anderson. A man tries to push an accountant off a crowded subway platform. [S]
22:05 Spring and Port Wine 1970. Drama. Director: Peter Hammond. Stars James Mason, Diana Coupland, Hannah Gordon. A stern father and lenient mother try to deal with the ups and downs of their four children's lives. [S]
Thursday 14th March

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Thursday 14th March

Time Programme Synopsis
00:05 Battle Taxi 1955. Drama. Directed by Herbert L. Strock. Stars Sterling Hayden, Arthur Franz & Marshall Thompson. A hotshot jet pilot must learn how to be a team player after joining a helicopter rescue squad. [S]
01:40 The Facts of Life 1961. Comedy. Directed by Melvin Frank. Stars Bob Hope, Lucille Ball & Ruth Hussey. When their spouses drop out of their holiday, Larry and Kitty must prepare for the worst: each other's company. [S]
03:45 The Outlaw 1943. Western. Directed by Howard Hughes. Stars Jack Buetel, Thomas Mitchell & Jane Russell. Western legends Pat Garrett, Doc Holliday and Billy the Kid are played against each other over the law. [S]
06:00 The Larkins Dizzy Rich. 1964. Stars Barbara Mitchell, Arnold Diamond & Willie Payne. A man in a bowler hat comes looking for Hetty, but why? Meanwhile, Alf gets into trouble with his investment suggestions. [S]
06:40 What's On TPTV With Noel Founder of Talking Pictures TV and one half of the Footage Detectives, Noel Cronin, shares shows and films not be missed throughout March. [S]
06:50 Svengali 1954. Drama. Pretty young Trilby (Hildegard Neff) falls under the spell of Svengali, the evil hypnotist. Starring Donald Wolfit, Jeremy Brett and Harry Secombe. [S]
08:30 Star Performance: The Gift 1953. Drama. Directed by Robert Aldrich. Stars Charles Boyer, Maureen O'Sullivan & Dan Tobin. Businessman Carl is a good boss for 364 days a year, but his mood changes when Christmas arrives.
09:00 Law Of The Plainsman 1960. Common Ground. Stars Michael Ansara, Michael Pate & Nora Marlowe. After gentleman Frank Deegan is shot whilst robbing a stage, he takes refuge in Martha's barn. [S]
09:30 The Great Rupert 1950. Family Comedy. Directed by Irving Pichel. Stars Jimmy Durante, Terry Moore & Tom Drake. A little dancing squirrel with lots of charm helps two families overcome their obstacles. [S]
11:20 Bedelia 1946. Drama. Directed by Lance Comfort. Stars Margaret Lockwood, Ian Hunter & Barry K. Barnes. Bedelia and her husband live happily in Monte Carlo, until a detective starts probing into her past. [S]
13:10 Convicted 1950. Crime Drama. Directed by Henry Levin. Stars Glenn Ford, Broderick Crawford & Millard Mitchell. A district attorney turned prison warden attempts to help an inmate he prosecuted. [S]
15:00 Crown Court Lieberman v Savage - Part 1. 1972. Stars Charles Keating, Wolfe Morris & Barbara Shelley. A rich property tycoon takes his former fiancée to court after trying to evict her from her penthouse. [S]
15:30 Crown Court Lieberman v Savage - Part 2. 1972. Stars Charles Keating, John Alkin & Richard Warner. The drama continues as Lieberman's private detective takes to the stand and the defendant is questioned. [S]
16:00 Crown Court Lieberman v Savage - Part 3. 1972. Stars Charles Keating, Bernard Gallagher & Dorothy Vernon. As the case comes close to its end, Delia Savage's maid and Mark Lieberman take to the stand. [S]
16:30 Murder At 3am 1953. Crime drama. Director: Francis Searle. 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. [S]
17:45 Pink String and Sealing Wax 1946. Drama. Directed by Robert Hamer. Stars Googie Withers, Mervyn Johns & Gordon Jackson. Victorian Brighton; the tale of a pious chemists' household & the underworld occupied by landlady Pearl. [S]
19:30 Time To Remember Struggle for a Planet. 1964. Narrator: Sir Michael Redgrave. In 1943, occupied Europe is ruled by Nazi puppets. The German's batter against Russia, the British and Americans battle the Japanese. [S]
20:00 The Brothers A Family Gathering. 1973. Stars Jean Anderson, Patrick O'Connell & Mark McManus. Mary returns from her recuperation trip abroad. Meanwhile, an offer is put in for land adjoining the Hammond depot. [S]
21:05 Rumpole of the Bailey Rumpole and the Family Pride. Stars: Leo McKern, Marion Mathie, Abigail McKern. Rumpole defends his cousin after an old lady drowns on his estate.
22:15 A Kiss Before Dying 1956. Drama. Directed by Gerd Oswald. Stars Robert Wagner, Jeffrey Hunter & Virginia Leith. A college boy obsessed with wealth will stop at nothing to gain the inheritance of a young heiress. [S]
Friday 15th March

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Friday 15th March

Time Programme Synopsis
00:10 Look At Life 1963. A captivating look at the plans for closer co-ordination between our roads, railways and coastal shipping.
00:30 Sally Ann The Reluctant Chosen. 1979. Stars Julia Chambers, Stephanie Cole, Sam Kydd & Frank Mills. Drama focusing on the members of the Salvation Army, centred on the Sally Ann hostel. [S] (S1, E7)
01:00 Spearhead Matrimony. 1979. Directed by James Ormerod. Stafford Gordon, Roy Holder & Robin Davies star in this gripping drama series about life in the British Army. (S2, E02)
02:00 Wherever She Goes 1951. Drama. Directed by Michael Gordon. Stars Suzanne Parrett, Muriel Steinbeck & Nigel Lovell. An account of the early life of Eileen Joyce, the celebrated Australian pianist. [S]
03:40 Bad Blood 1981. Drama. Directed by Mike Newell. Starring Jack Thompson. Set in WW2, a New Zealand farmer who refuses to hand in his firearms and the siege that follows. Based on a true story. [S]
05:50 Look At Life 1960. A look at the social phenomenon of holiday camps, how they have spread far beyond the British Isles, with a glimpse at the range of amenities on offer.
06:00 The David Niven Show The Twist of the Key. Joan Banks, John Dehner & Anne Francis. British actor David Niven, introduces this 1950s US anthology series. (S1, E5)
06:30 Not Wanted On Voyage 1957. Comedy. The rollicking adventures of two stewards aboard a pleasure cruiser. Starring Ronald Shiner and Brian Rix. [S]
08:10 Mask of Dust 1954. Drama. Directed by Terence Fisher. Stars Richard Conte, Mari Aldon & Peter Illing. A failing race car driver attempts a comeback and faces a race with higher stakes than just winning. [S]
09:45 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.
11:35 Impact (1949) 1949. Drama. Directed by Arthur Lubin. Stars Brian Donlevy, Ella Raines & Charles Coburn. An unfaithful wife plots with her lover to kill her husband, but the lover is accidentally killed instead. [S]
13:50 Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison 1957. Drama. Directed by John Huston. Stars Robert Mitcham & Deborah Kerr. During WWII, a US marine and a nun form an unlikely relationship after being stranded on a South Pacific island. [S]
15:55 Look At Life 1966. An interesting look at model planes and how they are used for work as well as play.
16:10 Sea Devils 1953. Adventure. Director: Raoul Walsh. Stars Rock Hudson, Yvonne De Carlo, Maxwell Reed. Based on Victor Hugo's 'Toilers of the Sea', the threat of Napoleonic invasion hangs heavy over Britain. [S]
18:00 Worzel Gummidge Moving On. 1980. Stars Jon Pertwee, Una Stubbs & Mike Berry. The Braithwaites return from holiday to find the farm a mess, courtesy of Worzel and Aunt Sally. Can they avoid getting into trouble? [S]
18:30 Fireball XL-5 Space Pirates. 1962. Stars David Graham, Sylvia Anderson & John Bluthal. While babysitting Commander Zero's son, Venus tells him a story about Space Pirates who plunder freighters.
19:05 Look At Life 1967. A captivating look at how the headquarters of NATO was moved out of France and re-established in Belgium.
19:15 The Card 1952. Comedy. Director: Ronald Neame. Stars Alec Guinness, Glynis Johns & Valerie Hobson. A man finds ways to rise through the ranks in business and social standing, some honest, some not. [S]
21:00 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro Caroline Munro is here to embark on a journey of terror with you tonight. First up, is the 1996 supernatural horror Amityville: Dollhouse, where evil lurks in a young girl's doll house. [S]
21:05 Amityville: Dollhouse 1996. Horror. Director: Steve White. Stars Robin Thomas, Starr Andreeff & Allen Cutler. A girl inadvertently releases evil spirits lurking within her toy house, which wreak havoc upon her family. [S]
23:05 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro We venture into the paranormal in Caroline Munro's next offering - 100 Years of Horror. This documentary, presented by the legendary Christopher Lee, explores the history of classic horror films. [S]
23:10 100 Years of Horror 1998. Documentary. Directed by Ted Newson. King of Horror, Christopher Lee, takes us on a frightening journey from the earliest horror movies to modern day slashers! [S]
Saturday 16th March

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Saturday 16th March

Time Programme Synopsis
02:00 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro Caroline Munro is joined by otherworldly beings, as she takes a look at next week's thrilling films. [S]
02:05 Spanish Fly 1976. Comedy. Director: Bob Kellett. Stars: Leslie Phillips, Terry-Thomas, Graham Armitage. A businessman is trying to shoot an ad for his company's new line of lingerie when he encounters a rival.
03:45 Half-Human 1958. Horror. A monster and his son are captured by a circus who want to turn them into a sideshow. Stars John Carradine. [S]
05:00 Bonanza The Gunmen. 1960. Stars Dan Blocker, Michael Landon & Lorne Greene. Hoss and Little Joe are mistaken for bloodthirsty hired killers in a small Texas town dominated by two feuding families. [S]
06:00 The Black Book 1949. Thriller. Directed by Anthony Mann. Stars Robert Cummings, Richard Basehart & Richard Hart. A powerful man desperately searches for his black book, a list of those marked for the guillotine. [S]
07:45 Look At Life 1960. A look at the decline of street salesmen and the growing industry of the vending machine.
07:55 The Beverly Hillbillies The Clampetts Strike Oil. 1962. Stars Buddy Ebsen, Irene Ryan & Donna Douglas. A rural family make a deal with an oil company after being told that the swamp behind their shack is full of oil. [S]
08:30 Runaround 1980. Presented by Mike Reid. Prizes include a pocket camera & a cassette radio player. This episode features a look at the world's largest tricycle and Jona Lewie performs.
Saturday Morning Pictures
09:00 Larry the Lamb 1973. Golf (Toytown Rules). When Larry and Dennis decide to help the mayor win his golf match, things don't quite go to plan. [S]
09:15 The Adventures of Robin Hood Pepper. 1957. Stars Richard Greene, Monica Stevenson & Peter Welch. Robin Hood and his men set out to help a Byzantine Princess who is being held hostage by Prince John. [S]
09:45 The Clue of the Missing Ape 1953. Family. Directed by James Hill. Stars Nati Banda, Roy Savage & George Cole. In Gibraltar, two youngsters team up to help stop crooks who have a sinister plan in place. [S]
10:55 Saturday Morning Pictures Memories Made in 1963 A small news piece on a Typical Saturday Morning Pictures show in the 60s . Complete with Bernard Bresslaw on stage, and a dog show! [S]
11:00 Musical Shadow Magic 1950s silhouette animation - our special guests on Saturday Morning Pictures this week are just shadows! Join us for this clever cowgirl love story.
11:05 Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe ... the Universe. The Palace of Terror. 1940. Stars: Buster Crabbe & Carol Hughes. Flash and his new friend Roka invade Emperor Ming's palace to rescue Dale and Professor Zarkoff. [S]
11:30 The Buccaneers Dan Tempest's War with Spain. 1956. Stars Robert Shaw, Edwin Richfield & Brian Rawlinson. Governor Rogers has left New Providence. Meanwhile, an apparently peaceful Spanish Galleon arrives. [S]
12:00 Hawkeye & the Last of the Mohicans The Medicine Man. 1957. Directed by Sam Newfield. Stars John Hart, Lon Chaney Jr & Dickson Kerwin. Hawkeye and Chingachcook find Wenatchgo, an old and respected medicine man. [S]
12:30 Colonel March of Scotland Yard The Second Mona Lisa. 1956. Stars Boris Karloff, Ewan Roberts. The Second Mona Lisa, painted six months after the first, is targeted by rival collectors. [S]
13:00 Planet Outlaws 1953. Sci-fi. Directors: Ford Beebe & Saul Goodkind. Stars Buster Crabbe, Constance Moore & Jackie Moran. Buck Rogers and his friend Buddy wake up 500 years in the future to an outlaw ruled world. [S]
14:20 Stranger Than Fiction 1998. Aliens Among Us. This documentary series attempts to uncover the truth behind strange phenomena. (S1, E1)
14:50 Look At Life 1966. A glimpse into the practices of Scotland Yard's Murder Squad as they go about their job.
15:00 Stingray The Ghost Ship. 1964. Stars Robert Easton, Don Mason & David Graham. The Stingray is sent to investigate the wreck of a sailing ship which has risen to the surface and begun sailing again.
15:35 San Ferry Ann 1965. Comedy. Director: Jeremy Summers. Stars Wilfred Brambell, David Lodge, Joan Sims & Barbara Windsor. Sound effect comedy about the misadventures of a group of tourists on a trip to France.
16:40 Sea of Sand 1958. War. Guy Green. Stars Richard Attenborough, Michael Craig & John Gregson. The Long Range Desert Group go on an expedition through North Africa to destroy a huge Nazi fuel dump. [S]
18:40 A Lifetime Ago with The Baim Collection ... Baim Collection. A Printer's Tale. 1960. A 'fact full' film showing the work at Leeds printer John Waddington, featuring pictures printed for jigsaws, boxes for toothpaste and enormous posters.
19:00 Dixon of Dock Green A Scrap of Paint. 1964. Stars Jack Warner, Madge Brindley & Anna Dawson. PC Dixon and the team must investigate a hit and run case and attempt to find criminals selling illegal cigarettes. [S]
20:00 Maigret Another World. 1963. Stars Rupert Davies, Clare Kelly & Alan MacNaughtan. When investigating the murder of millionaire David Ward, Maigret enters another world, where money is lord of all. [S]
21:00 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre Man At The Carlton Tower. 1961. Directed by Robert Tronson. Stars Maxine Audley, Lee Montague & Terence Alexander. Lew, a suspect in a jewel robbery, and an ensuing murder, vanishes. [S]
22:10 Element of Doubt 1996. Thriller. Directed by Christopher Morahan. Stars Nigel Havers, Gina McKee & Judy Parfitt. A woman has doubts about the loyalty of her husband and suspects him of playing a deceitful game. [S]
Sunday 17th March

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Sunday 17th March

Time Programme Synopsis
00:15 Confessions of a Pop Performer 1975. Comedy. Director: Norman Cohen. Stars Robin Askwith, Anthony Booth & Bill Maynard. The adventures of accident-prone, amorously inclined Timmy Lea, as he tries to achieve pop music stardom.
02:00 Love, Cheat and Steal 1993. Thriller. Director: William Curran. Stars John Lithgow, Eric Roberts & Madchen Amick. After leaving prison, a man infiltrates his ex-wife and her husband's lives with a plan for vengeance. [S]
03:55 The Cat Burglar 1961. Crime Drama. Directed by William Whitney. Stars Jack Hogan, June Kenney & John Baer. A burglar becomes a valuable target after stealing a briefcase that contains a secret formula. [S]
05:15 Look At Life ...Passport. 1964. An interesting story about how Europe's increasing need for electricity is being solved.
05:30 The Law & Mr Jones Music to Hurt By. Created by Sy Gomberg. Stars James Whitmore, Janet De Gore & Conlan Carter. Abraham Jones is an attorney handling white collar cases from star studded clients. (S1, E2)
06:00 I'll Turn To You 1946. Starring Irene Handl. A returning soldier finds readjusting to married life and civvy street very difficult. Stars Don Stannard & Terry Randall. [S]
07:50 The Cat 1966. Adventure. Directed by Ellis Kadison. Stars Roger Perry, Peggy Ann Garner & Barry Coe. A boy lost in the mountains and fleeing a merciless poacher, befriends a wildcat on the loose. [S]
09:30 A Lifetime Ago with The Baim Collection ... Baim Collection. Playground Spectacular. A film of Blackpool in 1960, with a look at the trams, elephants having a swim and 'Mr Blackpool' Reginald Dixon giving a recital.
10:00 One Step Beyond The Dream.1959. Starring Reginald Owen, Richard Lupino and Mollie Roden. Separated by WW2, a husband and wife both dream that their partner is in danger, but is it just a dream? [S]
10:35 The Last Journey (1935) 1935. Drama. Director: Bernard Vorhaus. Bob (Julien Mitchell) is distraught with his upcoming forced retirement and believes his wife is having an affair. The day arrives for his final journey. [S]
11:55 Take a Hard Ride 1975. Western. Directed by Anthony Dawson. Stars Jim Brown, Lee Van Cleef & Fred Williamson. Two men embark on a perilous journey across the desert to deliver a large sum of money. [S]
14:00 The Adventures of Robin Hood The Salt King. 1957. Stars Richard Greene, Alexander Gauge & Patricia Driscoll. Lord Guthrie and the Sheriff form an alliance to hold back supplies of salt to push prices up, but Robin is blamed. [S]
14:35 The Ghost Goes West 1935. Comedy. Directed by René Clair. Stars Robert Donat, Jean Parker & Elsa Lanchester. A haunted Scottish castle is sold, dismantled and transported to Florida, bringing the ghost along with it. [S]
16:15 Look At Life 1967. An incredible look at piped music, with a focus on how it is produced and networked.
16:30 Out of Town Garden Competition and Dry Fly Fishing. 1980. Jack Hargreaves tours private gardens as he judges them for a competition, then observes the wildlife along the river as he goes dry fly fishing. [S]
17:00 The Footage Detectives We teach all you frozen food sellers how to sell more peas, look at first days at school in the 50s, we have a reel of the history of flight and do you remember your first trip to a playground? [S]
18:00 Tell Me Another Stories From The Movies. 1976. Personal anecdotes as told to Dick Hills. This episode stars Percy Edwards, John Junkin, Moira Lister, Cardew Robinson, Sylvia Syms & Sydney Tafler. [S]
18:30 Miranda 1948. Comedy. Director: Ken Annakin. Stars: Glynis Johns, Googie Withers, Margaret Rutherford. A light comedy about a beautiful and playful mermaid and her effect on Dr. Paul Martin. [S]
20:05 Look At Life 1966. A look at the unlikely buildings that have been made into homes, with a glimpse of a house built like a child construction set.
20:15 A Lifetime Ago with The Baim Collection ... Baim Collection. Our Mr Shakespeare. 1944. A delightful trip around William Shakespeare's birthplace, Stratford-upon-Avon, detouring into the surrounding beautiful Cotswold villages.
21:00 Manhunt Machine. 1970. Stars Alfred Lynch, Tony Beckley & Alethea Charlton. A Gestapo agent in the metalworks terrorises Jimmy into revealing his identity - and an innocent Polish worker is executed. [S]
22:05 Play Dirty 1969. War. Director: André De Toth. Stars Michael Caine, Nigel Davenport & Nigel Green. A fuel expert is ordered to guide a tough band of convicts across the desert to destroy an enemy fuel depot. [S]
Monday 18th March

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Monday 18th March

Time Programme Synopsis
00:25 The Innocent 1993. Drama. Directed by John Schlesinger. Stars Isabella Rossellini & Anthony Hopkins. An engineer is sent to Berlin to help the U.S. spy on the USSR, but he falls for a mysterious local woman.
02:45 The Heritage Chart Show with Mike Read A TOTP style TV Show for Heritage Artists based on the Heritage Chart which is voted on in over 80 countries. Songs you love from popular artists, live and on video with the odd interview.
03:50 The Lion 1962. Drama. Directed by Jack Cardiff. Stars William Holden, Trevor Howard & Capucine. In Africa, a girl content with nature befriends a lion, but her parents become concerned about her behaviour. [S]
05:45 Look At Life 1960. A look at caravan holidays and the original residents of caravans.
06:00 Stagecoach West Life Sentence. Western starring Richard Eyer, Robert Bray & Harry Townes. Simon Kane takes an interest in a fight between two Civil War veterans when his son is injured by a runaway wagon. [S]
07:00 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. [S]
08:15 Three Steps to the Gallows 1953. Drama. Director 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. [S]
09:55 The Ghost of Rashmon Hall 1948. Horror. Directed by Denis Kavanagh. Stars Valentine Dyall, Anne Howard, Alec Faversham & Howard Douglas. A doctor is summoned to an old, dark manor to clear the house of evil spirits. [S]
11:00 Time To Remember Around the Corner. 1959. Narrator: Anthony Quayle. America in 1932; the richest country in the world is rife with corruption, crime and unemployment but there's the excitement of an election. [S]
11:35 The Outer Limits The Borderland. 1963. Stars Philip Abbott, Gladys Cooper & Nina Foch. A wealthy man who lost his son is convinced to fund a scientist claiming his invention can enable people to contact the dead. [S]
12:35 Bicyclettes de Belsize 1969. Musical. Director: Douglas Hickox. Stars Anthony May, Judy Huxtable & Leslie Goddard. A young man falls in love with a picture of a model and takes to the streets on his bicycle to find her. [S]
13:10 The Outcasts of Poker Flat 1952. Western. Director: Joseph M. Newman. Stars Anne Baxter, Dale Robertson & Miriam Hopkins. A group of undesirables forced out of town become trapped in a remote mountain cabin during a storm. [S]
14:50 Look At Life 1967. A fascinating look at the ancient art of coopering (barrel making) and all the different uses that they are put to.
15:00 The Saint The Benevolent Burglary. 1963. Stars Roger Moore, John Barrie & Gary Cockrell. The Saint decides to teach a lesson to an arrogant millionaire whilst also attempting to bring two lovers together. [S]
16:00 Sea of Sand 1958. War. Guy Green. Stars Richard Attenborough, Michael Craig & John Gregson. The Long Range Desert Group go on an expedition through North Africa to destroy a huge Nazi fuel dump. [S]
18:00 A Lifetime Ago with The Baim Collection ... Baim Collection. Girls Girls Girls! 1961. An early film from Michael Winner about three girls who share a flat in London. With great London street scenes and an insight into women's aspirations.
18:30 Out of Town Model Making and Teaching Fly Fishing Techniques. 1980. A collection of model carts all built by the same man catches Jack Hargreaves attention, he then demonstrates the subtle art of fly casting. [S]
19:00 The Footage Detectives David Jacobs, Glyn Houston & Geoffrey Palmer want you all to have a bath, Sir Lancelot wants you to buy faggots in gravy, we go abroad in the 60s and do you remember a popular 50s speedway comic? [S]
20:00 The Ash Tree 1975. Horror. Directed by Lawrence Gordon Clark. Stars Edward Petherbridge & Barbara Ewing. A nobleman who dismisses superstition inherits a home overshadowed by a tree hiding an ancient curse. [S]
20:40 Magic 1978. Thriller. Directed by Richard Attenborough and starring Anthony Hopkins. A magician's assistant falls prey to the power of his own act. [S]
22:50 Mademoiselle 1966. Drama. Directed by Tony Richardson. Stars Jeanne Moreau, Ettore Manni & Keith Skinner. A schoolteacher channels her repressed passion into secret acts of violence and destruction. [S]
Tuesday 19th March

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Tuesday 19th March

Time Programme Synopsis
01:00 The Gold Robbers Crack Shot. 1969. Stars Peter Vaughan, Roy Dotrice & Ann Lynn. Cradock must make his move and hunt down the marksman who shot at the tyres of the police car escorting the bullion. [S]
02:05 Maigret The Candle Auction. 1995. Stars Bruno Cremer, Etienne Chicot & Daniel Gélin. After a man is murdered at an inn, Maigret spends his time reconstructing the crime in order to seek the culprit. [S]
04:00 Justice One for the Road. 1973. Stars Margaret Lockwood, Philip Stone & John Stone. A diabetic kills three people behind the wheel after accidently drinking alcohol.
05:00 Breaking The Codes Documentary. Exploring the efforts made by the code breakers who worked tirelessly to break the German codes and track their U-Boat movements to protect the American and British convoys. [S]
05:30 Honey West 1965. The Gray Lady. Crime series produced by Aaron Spelling & starring Anne Francis. Honey goes after a master thief who stole an actress's jewellery while she was being interviewed on TV.
06:00 Gaslight Follies 1945. Documentary. Directed by Joseph E. Levine. Stars Charlie Chaplin, Douglas Fairbanks Jr. & Mary Pickford. An exhibition of scenes from the golden age of film, featuring world famous stars. [S]
07:35 Away for the Day in 1952 1952. Directed by John Krish. A travelogue about day trips via coach. Various parties are seen visiting Dartmoor, the Roman theatre at Verulamium, the Tower of London, Brighton and Tintern Abbey.
08:00 Sherlock Holmes The Case of the Blind Man's Bluff. 1954. Starring: Ronald Howard, Howard Marion-Crawford & Archie Duncan. The only clue is a chicken's foot. Insp. Lestrade goes to Sherlock Holmes for assistance. [S]
08:35 Eagles Over London 1969. War Drama. Directed by Enzo G. Castellari. Stars Frederick Stafford, Van Johnson & Francisco Rabal. A German undercover unit attempts to disrupt RAF operations during the Battle of Britain. [S]
10:50 Cinebox Memories In this wonderful music video from the 60s, Italian singer and actress Mina performs Pesci Rossi.
10:55 Lazybones 1935. Comedy. Directed by Michael Powell. Stars Ian Hunter, Claire Luce & Bernard Nedell. Reg is expected to marry a wealthy American but she has been swindled and is penniless. [S]
12:10 British Rails Are Long and Fast 1969. Directed by Bob Privett. Intended as a sales tool for manufacturers, this short film details the production, installation and maintenance for long welded track in use on British Railways.
12:40 Cover Girl Killer 1959. Crime. Someone is murdering cover girl models, leaving them in the same pose and place as featured in 'Wow' magazine. Stars: Harry H. Corbett, Felicity Young. [S]
14:00 Coaching Holiday in 1958 1958. Directed by Kenneth Fairbairn. A driver of a coaching tour accounts a wonderful trip across the country with a group of friendly travellers, with glimpses of Stonehenge and the Lake District.
14:25 The Card 1952. Comedy. Director: Ronald Neame. Stars Alec Guinness, Glynis Johns & Valerie Hobson. A man finds ways to rise through the ranks in business and social standing, some honest, some not. [S]
16:15 Genevieve 1953. Comedy. Director Henry Cornelius. Stars Kenneth More, Dinah Sheridan and Kay Kendall. Alan and Ambrose are not going to let friendship get in the way of winning the London to Brighton rally. [S]
17:55 The Beverly Hillbillies Meanwhile, Back at the Cabin. 1962. Stars Buddy Ebsen, Irene Ryan & Frank Wilcox. While Granny boils pool water due to 'lack of a pump', Cousin Pearl is at the cabin making eyes with Mr. Brewster. [S]
18:30 Scotland Yard 1954. Passenger to Tokyo. Director: Ken Hughes. Stars Kenneth Henry, Ken Marshall & Peter Penn. An unusual operation helps track down the killer of a wealthy woman sent to Tokyo in a trunk. (S1, E10)
19:05 The Four Just Men The Moment of Truth. 1960. Stars Dan Dailey, Honor Blackman & Patrick Troughton. The trainer of a Spanish bullfighter enlists the help of Collier to cure the young man of his fear of the bullring. [S]
19:35 Dangerous Assignment The Alien Smuggler Story. 1950. Stars Brian Donlevy, Herb Butterfield & Jane Adams. Agent Steve Mitchell travels to Portugal to help his friend and fellow agent bust a human smuggling operation. [S]
20:05 Manhunt Betrayal. 1970. Stars Cyd Hayman, Robert Hardy & Glynn Edwards. Gratz closes in on Vincent, Jimmy and Nina as they hide in an armaments factory. One of the workers is an informer - but which one? [S]
21:05 Maigret Maigret Goes to School. 2002. Stars Bruno Cremer, Jean-Claude Dreyfus & Carole Richert. Maigret goes to a small town after reading a letter from the son of a teacher who's been accused of murder. [S]
22:55 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro Join Caroline Munro for a night full of fear, the supernatural and murder. First, is the 1964 British horror Curse of the Mummy's Tomb, a film produced, written and directed by Michael Carreras. [S]
23:00 The Curse of The Mummy's Tomb 1964. Horror. Directed by Michael Carreras. Stars Terence Morgan, Ronald Howard & Fred Clark. In Egypt, archaeologists discover a cursed crypt and accidentally revive a vicious mummy. [S]
Wednesday 20th March

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Wednesday 20th March

Time Programme Synopsis
00:35 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro The 1988 supernatural horror film The Kiss, is Caroline's second offering. Directed by Pen Densham and starring Joanna Pacula, the film focuses on an estranged aunt with unusual gifts. [S]
00:40 The Kiss 1988. Horror. Director: Pen Densham. Stars Joanna Pacula, Meredith Salenger & Mimi Kuzyk. After the death of her mother, a teenage girl's estranged aunt moves in to impart a strange family legacy. [S]
02:30 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro To finish off the night, we end with the 1990 crime thriller Midnight Fear. Caroline Munro introduces the feature starring David Carradine as a sheriff on the hunt for a homicidal maniac. [S]
02:35 Midnight Fear 1990. Crime thriller directed by Bill Crain and starring David Carradine, Pete Atkins and Mark Carlton. Detective Hanks must track down two psychotic killers before they kill again. [S]
04:20 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro Caroline Munro gives a glimpse at the three films for next week before locking up The Cellar Club for the night. [S]
04:25 Pit of Darkness 1961. Crime drama. A partner of a safe making firm is found unconscious on a bomb site. A large safe his company installed has been robbed. Starring William Franklyn and Nigel Green. [S]
06:00 Burke's Law 1964. Who Killed Carrie Cornell? Directed by Byron Paul. Stars Gene Barry, Gary Conway & Regis Toomey. Carrie Cornell, singer and model, is found murdered on a beach.
07:00 Reel Stories: The Projectionists 2022. Documentary. A film exploring the unseen work behind the cinema screen that projectionists undertake. A celebration of this unique profession at a time of great change. [S]
08:10 The 20 Questions Murder Mystery 1950. Crime. Director: Paul L. Stein. Stars Robert Beatty, Rona Anderson & Clifford Evans. Prior to committing a crime, someone sends in a question to the B.B.C.'s '20 Questions' programme. [S]
10:00 Together 1981. Stars Sheila Fay, John Burgess, Carol Hawkins, Wally Thomas, Annie Leake, John Malcolm. Dougie confides in his new best friend Joe what is in the boiler room.
10:30 The Buccaneers The Surgeon of Sangre Rojo. 1956. Stars Robert Shaw, Alec Mango & Dino Galvani. When a typhus outbreak hits New Providence, Captain Tempest launches a desperate mission to bring relief. [S]
11:00 What's On TPTV With Noel Founder of Talking Pictures TV and one half of the Footage Detectives, Noel Cronin, shares shows and films not be missed throughout the second half of March. [S]
11:10 Our Girl Friday 1953. Comedy. Director Noel Langley. Stars Joan Collins, George Cole, Kenneth More & Hattie Jacques. A British cast lead this story about a shipwrecked group on a tropical island. [S]
12:40 Our Weekends in 1949 Narrated by Ralph Richardson. A Charming short film made in 1949 following London workers on their weekends in the country. Cricket of The Green, Picnics at the Lido, Boating, Bowling & Fishing.
13:10 Brighton Rock 1947. Crime. Directed by John Boulting. Stars Richard Attenborough & Hermione Baddeley. Small time gang leader, Pinkie Brown, desperately tries to cover his tracks after he murders a journalist. [S]
15:00 Saddle Up! Get ready for an afternoon of rebels and outlaws in our Western adventures this afternoon. James Stephens presents our first offering Way of a Gaucho, starring Rory Calhoun and Gene Tierney. [S]
15:05 Way of a Gaucho 1952. Western. Directed by Jacques Tourneur. Stars Rory Calhoun, Gene Tierney & Hugh Marlowe. A gaucho who is forced into the army deserts his duties and becomes the leader of a band of outlaws. [S]
16:55 Saddle Up! James Stephens returns to introduce an exciting, action packed episode of Johnny Ringo. [S]
17:00 Johnny Ringo Four Came Quietly. Directed by Aaron Spelling. When Billy Boy Jethro forces his attentions upon Laura, Ringo throws him in jail. A waitress who takes a shine to Boy attempts to assist him. [S]
17:30 Bonanza The Spanish Grant. 1960. Stars Dan Blocker, Paul Picerni & Patricia Medina. The Cartwrights try to refute the validity of a Spanish land grant to stop a family from seizing part of the Ponderosa. [S]
18:35 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.
19:05 Look At Life 1966. The spotlight falls on some of the aspects of the social services being harmonised in the EEC.
19:20 Dixon of Dock Green Pound of Flesh. 1956. Stars Jack Warner, Robin Ford & Dorothy Gordon. A doctor's wife reports that a sneak thief has stolen her husband's Sunday suit and shoes. [S]
20:00 Public Eye 1975. Detective & Mystery Drama. What's to Become of Us. Stars Alfred Burke, Peter Childs & John Woodnutt. Marker decides it is time to head for fresh fields - providing his client allows him to leave
21:05 Gideon's Way The Great Plane Robbery. Stars John Gregson Alexander Davion and Daphne Anderson. A group of thieves successfully steal a million pound shipment of gold from a plane that just landed from Moscow. [S]
22:05 The File of the Golden Goose 1969. Thriller. Directed by Sam Wanamaker. Stars Yul Brynner, Charles Gray & Edward Woodward. A U.S. agent and a Scotland Yard detective team up to infiltrate an infamous counterfeit organisation. [S]
Thursday 21st March

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Thursday 21st March

Time Programme Synopsis
00:10 The Night Holds Terror 1955. Crime. Director: Andrew Stone. Stars Jack Kelly, Hildy Parks & Vince Edwards. Based on a true story, a family are taken hostage and terrorised by a group of hitchhikers demanding a ransom. [S]
01:55 The Fast and the Furious 1954. Action. Directed by John Ireland & Edward Sampson. Stars John Ireland & Dorothy Malone. A man framed for murder escapes prison and takes a young woman and her car on a wild race for freedom. [S]
03:25 The Battle of the Rails 1946. War. Directed by René Clément. Stars Marcel Barnault & Jean Clarieux. The story of the brave railroad workers in the French Resistance and their efforts to sabotage the Germans during WWII. [S]
05:05 Norman Wisdom: A Life 2004. Documentary. Directed by Peter Williams. Sir Norman Wisdom goes back to his roots in Kent and talks to Paul Ross about his childhood, his challenges and his professional life of laughter. [S]
05:50 Look At Life 1960. A visit to Germany to find out what kind of army the country is raising today, with a focus on the mountain troops and how they train.
06:00 The Larkins Country Style. 1964. Stars Peggy Mount, David Kossoff & Hugh Paddick. Ada insists on spending the summer holiday in a quiet country cottage, but the accommodation doesn't quite meet expectations. [S]
06:40 Big Ben Calling 1935. Musical about a cafe proprietress, a radio salesman and a composer who set up a pirate radio station. Starring Leslie French, Hughie Green & Mary Lawson. [S]
07:30 This Fowl Business A 1940s film made by British Foundation Pictures detailing the 'Fowl business' of chicken farming.
07:50 Bush Pilot 1947. Adventure. Directed by Sterling Campbell. Red North is a bush pilot in Canada. Red's half-brother decides to relocate his bush pilot business to the same lake, cutting into Red's routes. [S]
09:00 Law Of The Plainsman 1960. The Matriarch. Stars Michael Ansara, Lynn Bari & Denver Pyle. A wealthy widow protects her son from a murder charge, but Sam Buckhart steps in to investigate. [S]
09:30 Broken Blossoms 1936. Directed by John Brahm and starring Emlyn Williams, Dolly Hass and Arthur Margetson. A Chinese missionary comes to England where he helps a young girl who is ill treated by her father. [S]
11:15 A Lifetime Ago with The Baim Collection ... Baim Collection. A Printer's Tale. 1960. A 'fact full' film showing the work at Leeds printer John Waddington, featuring pictures printed for jigsaws, boxes for toothpaste and enormous posters.
11:35 Hour of Decision 1957. Crime. Stars Lionel Jeffries & Hazel Court. Reporter Joe (Jeff Morrow) finds his wife is the prime suspect in a murder investigation. [S]
13:10 Miranda 1948. Comedy. Director: Ken Annakin. Stars: Glynis Johns, Googie Withers, Margaret Rutherford. A light comedy about a beautiful and playful mermaid and her effect on Dr. Paul Martin. [S]
14:50 What's On TPTV With Noel Founder of Talking Pictures TV and one half of the Footage Detectives, Noel Cronin, shares shows and films not be missed throughout the second half of March. [S]
15:00 Crown Court Regina v Lord - Part 1. 1972. Stars Edward Jewesbury, Christopher Benjamin & Freda Dowie. School teacher Helen Lord finds herself in court after she is accused of attacking a police officer. [S]
15:30 Crown Court Regina v Lord - Part 2. 1972. Stars Edward Jewesbury, David Ashford & Christopher Benjamin. The exciting drama continues in the court room. Will they find evidence against Miss Lord? [S]
16:00 Crown Court Regina v Lord - Part 3. 1972. Stars Edward Jewesbury, John Alkin & Malcolm Hebden. As the case comes to its close, will the jury believe Helen Lord, or will a guilty verdict be issued? [S]
16:30 The Trollenberg Terror 1958. Sci-Fi. A series of deaths on a Swiss mountain-side appear to be connected to a mysterious cloud. Stars: Forrest Tucker, Warren Mitchell & Andrew Faulds. [S]
18:10 The House In Marsh Road 1960. Horror. Director Montgomery Tully and starring Patricia Dainton, Sam Kydd and Sandra Dorne. Jean is left a house and hopes it will be the fresh start they need but the house has other ideas. [S]
19:30 Time To Remember The Path to Rome. 1964. Narrated by Carlo Ricono. An overview of World War II events in Italy from 1943 to 1944, including the Italian Campaign and the fall of Mussolini. [S]
20:00 The Brothers Wheels and Deals. 1973. Stars Jean Anderson, Jennifer Wilson & Gabrielle Drake. Mary learns an ex-girlfriend of Edward's is back on the scene. The Board consider a take-over bid for Carter's firm. [S]
21:05 Rumpole of the Bailey Rumpole on Trial. Stars: Leo McKern, Marion Mathie, Robin Bailey. Rumpole is charged by Judge Oliphant with contempt of court and faces disbarment.
22:15 Villain (1971) 1971. Drama. Director: Michael Tuchner. Stars Richard Burton, Ian McShane & Nigel Davenport. Your everyday London businessman and sadistic gang leader. Once you've met, you'll wish you hadn't. [S]
Friday 22nd March

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Friday 22nd March

Time Programme Synopsis
00:15 Look At Life 1962. A light-hearted look at the different ways people kept themselves fit in the 1960s.
00:30 Sally Ann Put Out To Grass. 1979. Stars Julia Chambers, Stephanie Cole, Sam Kydd & Frank Mills. Drama focusing on the members of the Salvation Army, centred on the Sally Ann hostel. [S] (S1, E8)
01:00 Spearhead Pressures. 1979. Directed by James Ormerod. Stafford Gordon, Roy Holder & Robin Davies star in this gripping drama series about life in the British Army. (S2, E03)
02:00 Anatomy of a Murder 1959. Crime Drama. Directed by Otto Preminger. Stars James Stewart, Lee Remick & Ben Gazzara. A small town lawyer is enlisted to defend an Army officer accused of murdering his wife's attacker. [S]
05:20 Behind The Camera: Peter Cushing A commemoration of one of our finest actors, Peter Cushing. This documentary mixes extracts from a rare radio interview from 1986 with new contributions from some of those who knew him best. [S]
06:00 The David Niven Show A Day of Small Miracles. Eddie Bracken, Eddie Bracken & Linda Watkins. British actor David Niven, introduces this 1950s US anthology series. (S1, E6)
06:30 Minesweeper 1943. War drama starring Richard Arlen, Jean Parker & Russell Hayden. A former naval deserter is drawn back to the services after the attack on Pearl Harbour. [S]
07:50 The Hi-jackers 1963. Drama. Director: Jim O'Connolly. Stars Anthony Booth & Jacqueline Ellis. A lorry driver meets Shirley at a cafe and offers her a lift. His truck carrying valuable whiskey is later hijacked. [S]
09:10 Look At Life 1965. A look at the history of the 11th Hussars, travelling from Hanover to Coburg, a regiment that celebrated its 250th anniversary in 1965.
09:20 Hollow Triumph 1948. Drama. Directed by Steve Sekely. Stars Paul Henreid, Joan Bennett, Leslie Brooks & Eduard Franz. Pursued by the gambler he robbed, John Muller takes on a new identity, with ironic results. [S]
10:55 The Traitor 1957. Drama. Directed by Michael McCarthy. Stars Anton Diffring & Christopher Lee. Survivors of a WW2 resistance group meet at a country house to find out which of them had betrayed their leader. [S]
12:35 An Inspector Calls 1954. Crime. Director: Guy Hamilton. Stars Alastair Sim, Olga Lindo, Eileen Moore. The Birling family are rich and complacent. It is 1912, and the impending war has yet to fall across their lives. [S]
14:10 The Shillingbury Blowers 1979. Drama. Directed by Val Guest and stars Robin Nedwell, Diane Keen and Trevor Howard. The arrival of a pop star and his wife, upsets the status quo of the Shillingbury village brass band. [S]
15:50 Hell Drivers 1957. Drama. Director C. Raker Endfield. 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. [S]
18:00 Worzel Gummidge Dolly Clothes-Peg. 1980. Stars Jon Pertwee, Lorraine Chase & Mike Reid. Worzel follows Aunt Sally to the fair, where he meets the charming dressmaker's dummy Dolly Clothes-Peg. [S]
18:30 Fireball XL-5 Flying Zodiac. 1962. Stars David Graham, Sylvia Anderson & Paul Maxwell. Colonel Zodiac almost falls victim to sabotage at a Space City circus as part of a wicked scheme by Mr and Mrs Space Spy.
19:05 The Ghost Goes West 1935. Comedy. Directed by René Clair. Stars Robert Donat, Jean Parker & Elsa Lanchester. A haunted Scottish castle is sold, dismantled and transported to Florida, bringing the ghost along with it. [S]
20:45 Look At Life 1966. A wonderful trip to Chartwell Manor to look at the birthplace of Winston Churchill.
21:00 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro Tonight, Caroline Munro is joined by demonic forces and the extraterrestrial down in The Cellar Club. First, is the 1980 sci-fi horror Without Warning starring Jack Palance and Martin Landau. [S]
21:05 Without Warning 1980. Horror. Directed by Greydon Clark. Stars Jack Palance, Martin Landau & Tarah Nutter. When a group of teenagers go on a camping trip, they find much more than just the great outdoors. [S]
22:55 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro Evil forces are at work and ready to destroy lives in Caroline Munro's next chilling film of the evening, the 1995 horror Serpent's Lair. [S]
23:00 Serpent's Lair 1995. Horror. Director: Jeffrey Reiner. Stars Jeff Fahey, Heather Medway & Kathleen Noone. Shortly after a young couple move into their new home, their marriage becomes plagued by a Satanic force. [S]
Saturday 23rd March

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Saturday 23rd March

Time Programme Synopsis
00:50 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro Tales of vengeance and murder and on the cards for next week, as Caroline Munro gives us a sneaky peek at the upcoming films. [S]
00:55 Further Up The Creek 1958. Comedy. Directed by Val Guest. Stars David Tomlinson, Shirley Eaton & Frankie Howerd. On the final voyage of HMS Aristotle, the captain must deal with an opportunistic crew. [S]
02:45 The Undercover Man 1949. Crime Drama. Directed by Joseph H. Lewis. Stars Glenn Ford, Nina Foch & James Whitmore. Treasury Department agent Frank Warren pursues a ruthless mobster who owes millions in back taxes. [S]
04:30 Four Star Playhouse 1956. Drama. Director: Richard Kinon. Stars Dick Powell & Maxine Cooper. A man whose wife is ill begins a love affair with his secretary, but he soon receives news that his wife is coming home.
05:00 Bonanza The Fear Merchants. 1960. Stars Michael Landon, Lorne Greene & Victor Sen Yung. The Cartwrights come to the aid of a stable hand accused of murder and are opposed by a devious mayoral candidate. [S]
06:00 Cotton Queen 1937. Comedy. Director Bernard Vorhaus. Stars Will Fyffe, Stanley Holloway & Jimmy Hanley. Rival cotton mill owners work together to win a contract when love blossoms between the rival's siblings. [S]
07:40 What's On TPTV With Noel Founder of Talking Pictures TV and one half of the Footage Detectives, Noel Cronin, shares shows and films not be missed throughout the second half of March. [S]
07:55 The Beverly Hillbillies Getting Settled. 1962. Stars Buddy Ebsen, Irene Ryan & Donna Douglas. The Clampetts begin to settle in their new home in Beverly Hills, but find they have to adjust to their new amenities. [S]
08:30 Runaround 1980. Presented by Mike Reid. Prizes include a stereo record player, a stamp collecting game and a pocket camera. This episode features Falconers/Birds of prey, Customised cars (Jaguar XJS) and more!
Saturday Morning Pictures
09:00 Trail of the Royal Mounted Stars Robert Frazer, Blanche Mehaffey, Buzz Barton. Bequeathed one half of a map, Jack Logan goes in search of the location of an Indian gold mine however, trader Jean Gregg is out to stop him. [S]
09:25 The Adventures of Robin Hood The Charter. 1957. Stars Richard Greene, Patricia Driscoll & Paul Eddington. Robin Hood intervenes when the Sheriff of Nottingham attempts to obtain a charter which limits royal power. [S]
09:55 A Hitch in Time 1978. Family. Director: Jan Darnley-Smith. Stars Michael McVey, Pheona McLellan & Patrick Troughton. On their way to school, two children discover a professor trapped inside his own time machine. [S]
11:05 Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe ... the Universe. Flaming Death. 1940. Stars: Buster Crabbe & Carol Hughes. Emperor Ming sets out to destroy the forest kingdom of Arboria, where Flash and his friends have landed. [S]
11:30 The Buccaneers The Wasp. 1956. Stars Robert Shaw, Peter Hammond & Willoughby Gray. A boy left behind on one of Blackbeard's raids is captured and forced to work alongside a crew planning to foil Blackbeard. [S]
12:00 Hawkeye & the Last of the Mohicans The Servant. 1957. Directed by Sam Newfield. Stars John Hart, Lon Chaney Jr & Leonard Ontkean. Hawkeye and Chingachgook find a young Irish girl, Bridget, alone in the woods. [S]
12:30 Colonel March of Scotland Yard Death in Inner Space. 1956. Stars Boris Karloff, Ewan Roberts. Colonel March investigates when a scientist's volunteer dies from lack of oxygen. [S]
13:00 Village of the Giants 1965. Fantasy. Directed by Bert I. Gordon. Stars Tommy Kirk, Johnny Crawford & Beau Bridges. A group of teens grow into giants after eating a boy genius's invention and decide to terrorise a town. [S]
14:40 Look At Life 1965. An interesting look at the different types of British exports that are being made today.
15:00 Stingray Subterranean Sea. 1964. Stars Ray Barrett, Robert Easton & Lois Maxwell. When the Stingray crew has their holiday cancelled, they set off to probe the ocean depths and make a strange discovery.
15:35 Batman 1966. Action. Directed by Leslie Martinson. Stars Adam West, Burt Ward & Lee Meriwether. Catwoman, the Joker, the Penguin and the Riddler join forces to dispose of Batman and Robin. [S]
17:40 Devil's Bait 1959. Drama. Director: Peter Graham Scott. Stars Geoffey Keen, Jane Hylton & Gordon Jackson. An incompetent rat-catcher leaves behind the poison he has used to eradicate rats from a small bakery. [S]
18:50 Look At Life 1966. An incredible trip to Eel Pie Island in the River Thames to look at the Youth Club there.
19:00 Dixon of Dock Green The Team. 1967. Stars Jack Warner, Rosemarie Dunham & Vincent Ball. A group of scammers from Leeds are operating in the local area, targeting elderly, vulnerable people. Can the team catch them? [S]
20:00 Maigret The Crime at Lock 14. 1963. Stars Rupert Davies, Hugh Burden & Isa Miranda. A yacht and a barge meet in the traffic of the canals, with their passing resulting in murder. [S]
21:00 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre Clue Of The Silver Key. 1961. Directed by Gerard Glaister. Stars Bernard Lee, Lyndon Brook & Finaly Currie. Superintendent Meredith of Scotland Yard investigates the murder of Harvey Lane. [S]
22:10 Dead Man Out 1989. Crime Drama. Director: Richard Pearce. Stars Danny Glover, Rubén Blades & Samuel L. Jackson. A psychiatrist is sent to evaluate if a convicted murderer is still mentally fit to be executed. [S]
23:50 Confessions from a Holiday Camp 1977. Comedy. Directed by Norman Cohen. Stars Anthony Booth, Robin Askwith & Bill Maynard. Holiday camp employees enjoy their summer celebrations until a new manager arrives to spoil the fun.
Sunday 24th March

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Sunday 24th March

Time Programme Synopsis
04:25 Max Wall - 'It's Got To Be Funny' 1983. Max Wall, one of Britain's greatest clowns, traces his life and career with Peter Williams, including extracts from performances, and his assessment of the affair that nearly ended his career.
05:30 The Law & Mr Jones The Baby. Created by Sy Gomberg. Stars James Whitmore, Janet De Gore & Conlan Carter. Abraham Jones is an attorney handling white collar cases from star studded clients. (S1, E3)
06:00 Stormy Crossing 1958. Drama directed by CM Pennington-Richards. Stars John Ireland, Derek Bond & Joy Webster. A story of a fateful cross channel swim. Great shots of Dover in the 50s. [S]
07:25 Song of London 1963. Short film. Directed by John Durst. Starring David De Keyser, Shirley Abicair, Kim Cordell & Bob Roberts. A nostalgic look back at 60s London with Tommy Trinder and a host of stars.
08:00 Noose 1948. Crime drama starring Derek Farr, Carole Landis & Stanley Holloway. Sugiani, a black-market racketeer (Joseph Calleia), is amassing a fortune until reporter Linda Medbury is on to him. [S]
09:50 What's On TPTV With Noel Founder of Talking Pictures TV and one half of the Footage Detectives, Noel Cronin, shares shows and films not be missed throughout the second half of March. [S]
10:00 One Step Beyond Premonition. 1959. Starring Pamela Lincoln, Paul Langton and Skip Young. A girl becomes haunted by a premonition of her own death, but will it come true... [S]
10:35 R.J. Mitchell Aircraft Designer 1998. Documentary. The story of The Spitfire; from its inception to its triumphs in battle, and how the conviction of its designer R.J. Mitchell prevented it from becoming the plane nobody wanted. [S]
11:35 The Undefeated 1969. Western. Director: Andrew V. McLaglen. Stars John Wayne, Rock Hudson & Antonio Aguilar. An ex-union army officer and his confederate counterpart join forces to fight Mexican revolutionaries. [S]
14:00 The Adventures of Robin Hood A Tuck in Time. 1957. Stars Richard Greene, Alexander Gauge & Hubert Gregg. Friar Tuck's evil brother returns from the Far East with a new weapon which he plans to sell to Prince John. [S]
14:30 Away for the Day in 1952 1952. Directed by John Krish. A travelogue about day trips via coach. Various parties are seen visiting Dartmoor, the Roman theatre at Verulamium, the Tower of London, Brighton and Tintern Abbey.
14:55 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. [S]
16:30 Out of Town Model Making and Teaching Fly Fishing Techniques. 1980. A collection of model carts all built by the same man catches Jack Hargreaves attention, he then demonstrates the subtle art of fly casting. [S]
17:00 The Footage Detectives We travel back to a bygone age with a reel on Poly Tours, there's British motoring history from Leyland and Lord Stokes, lots of magic car swapping in films and who remembers mobile shops? [S]
18:00 Tell Me Another Stories About Confusing One Star With Another in Showbusiness. 1976. Personal anecdotes as told to Dick Hills. This episode stars Roger de Courcey, Percy Edwards & Fred Emney. [S]
18:30 Green For Danger 1947. Thriller. Director: Sidney Gilliat. Stars Trevor Howard, Sally Gray & Rosamund John. Against a background of bombing raids, a series of murders take place in a hospital during WW2. [S]
20:15 A Lifetime Ago with The Baim Collection ... Baim Collection. Stadium Highlights. A fantastic view on entertainment in 1946 at The Empire Stadium, Wembley. With a look at ice skating, boxing, table tennis, greyhound racing and more.
21:00 Manhunt Degrade and Rule. 1970. Stars Robert Hardy, Cyd Hayman & Maria Aitken. Gratz tries to trick British Intelligence by the use of a captured transmitter and a British agent; but will his plan work? [S]
22:05 Terror By Night 1946. Crime Drama. Starring: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce & Alan Mowbray. When a diamond is stolen on a train and the son of its owner is murdered, everybody is a suspect to Sherlock Holmes. [S]
23:20 The Killer is Loose 1956. Crime Drama. Director: Budd Boetticher. Stars Joseph Cotten, Rhonda Fleming & Wendell Corey. A crazed convict escapes prison to seek revenge on the detective who accidently killed his wife. [S]
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