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Talking Pictures TV Programme Schedule

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August 15th to August 21st


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TPTV Schedule August 15th to August 21st

DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Mon 15 Aug 00:05 The Heritage Chart Show with Mike Read A TOTP style TV Show for Heritage Artists based on the Heritage Chart which is voted on in over 80 countries. Songs you love from popular artists, live and on video with the odd interview.
Mon 15 Aug 01:10 Fear Strikes Out 1957. Biography. Director: Robert Mulligan. Stars: Karl Malden, Anthony Perkins & Norma Moore. Story of the life of Jimmy Piersall, who battled mental illness to achieve stardom in baseball. [S]
Mon 15 Aug 03:15 Band of Thieves 1962. Musical Comedy with Acker Bilk, Jimmy Thompson, Jennifer Jayne, Geoffrey Sumner & Maudie Edwards. One of the truly great Trad' Jazz films of all time. [S]
Mon 15 Aug 04:40 John Halifax Gentleman 1938. Drama. Stars John Warwick, Nancy Burne, & Muriel Pavlow. A homeless waif arrives in Norton Bury in 1790. He eventually becomes a partner in the mill of his employer.
Mon 15 Aug 06:00 Get Some In! Boots. 1975. Stars: Tony Selby, David Janson, Robert Lindsay. Lillys superior attitude gets him, and everybody else, in trouble. (S1, E05)
Mon 15 Aug 06:30 Holy Matrimony 1943. Comedy. Directed by John M. Stahl. Stars Monty Woolley, Gracie Fields & Laird Cregar. An artist returning from abroad takes on the identity of his dead butler to escape attention from the press.
Mon 15 Aug 08:20 Tom Brown's Schooldays (1940) 1940. Drama. Director: Robert Stevenson. Stars: Cedric Hardwicke, Freddie Bartholomew & Jimmy Lydon. The life of a Victorian school-boy at one of the most famous British public schools. [S]
Mon 15 Aug 10:00 A Cry From The Streets 1958. Drama starring Max Bygraves, Barbara Murray and Colin Petersen. A welfare worker becomes emotionally involved with a group of homeless children. Music by Larry Adler. [S]
Mon 15 Aug 11:55 Dick Tracy Returns 1938. Actions. Directors John English & William Witney. Stars Ralph Byrd, Lynn Roberts & Charles Middleton. Tracy battles spies and saboteurs in his efforts to bring to justice the Stark gang. [S]
Mon 15 Aug 14:00 Rooms Fresh Starts. 1977. Stars Ray Smith, Jenny Twigge, Ian Redford, Jill Raymond. Carol returns from hospital full of bright ideas for the future. Mr Passmore is up to his usual tricks looking for change.
Mon 15 Aug 14:30 Rooms Secrets. 1977. Stars Ray Smith, Jenny Twigge, Ian Redford, Cheryl Hall & Michael Boughen. Carol gets her scissors out and, once she has a visit from an old friend, is like a new person.
Mon 15 Aug 15:00 Recipe For Success 1966. An informative short film about how Lyons Bakery plan to continue to be a success with their newly developed varieties of jam tarts.
Mon 15 Aug 15:15 Appointment with Venus 1951. War. Director: Ralph Thomas. Stars: David Niven, Glynis Johns & George Coulouris. During WWII, a British Major is tasked with rescuing a pedigree cow from a German-occupied Channel Island. [S]
Mon 15 Aug 17:00 The Footage Detectives This weeks eclectic selection features an airport in the 50s, Ban The Bomb Marches, a fishing competition, a car rally, a street carnival and a look at the life and career of dear Dennis Waterman. [S]
Mon 15 Aug 18:00 Hotel Sahara 1951. Comedy. Directed by Ken Annakin. Stars Yvonne De Carlo, Peter Ustinov & David Tomlinson. During WWII, the owners of a desert hotel must think on their feet to avoid destruction. [S]
Mon 15 Aug 19:45 Look At Life 1959. A look at the story of the invention of the hovercraft and its first cross Channel crossing.
Mon 15 Aug 20:00 Gideon's Way A Perfect Crime. Stars John Gregson, Alexander Davion and Daphne Anderson. A stockbroker and safe-cracker join forces to pull jobs in wealthy homes. [S]
Mon 15 Aug 21:00 Night Beat 1947. Drama. Directed by Harold Huth. Stars Anne Crawford, Maxwell Reed & Ronald Howard. Post WWII, two army friends join different sides of the law after struggling to adjust to civilian life. [S]
Mon 15 Aug 22:55 Wide Boy 1952. Crime Drama. Director: Ken Hughes. Stars Sydney Tafler, Susan Shaw & Melissa Stribling. A petty criminal picks a pocket which leads him to start a blackmail campaign with murderous results. [S]
Tue 16 Aug 00:15 Friends 1971. Romance. Director: Lewis Gilbert. Stars Sean Bury, Anicee Alvina, Ronald Lewis. An orphaned French girl and a rich English boy create a life apart from the adult world. Music by Elton John. [S]
Tue 16 Aug 02:20 All Coppers Are 1971. Drama. Director: Sidney Hayers. Starring: Martin Potter, Julia Foster, Nicky Henson, David Essex and Robin Askwith. A young policeman and a small-time crook are both involved with the same girl.
Tue 16 Aug 04:05 Dick Powell Theatre In Search of a Son. Stars Dean Stockwell & Gladys Cooper. Widower Alex Harper tries to mend his relationship with his son.
Tue 16 Aug 05:00 The Saint The Golden Journey. 1962. Stars Roger Moore, Erica Rogers & Stella Bonheur. A chance encounter gives Simon an opportunity to show a beautiful but spoiled girl there is more in life besides wealth. [S]
Tue 16 Aug 06:00 The Mind of Mr. J. G. Reeder 1969. The Poetical Policeman. Stars: Hugh Burden, Willoughby Goddard & Mona Bruce. Young PC Burnett discovers a bank robbery in progress and arrests Green, the bank manager.
Tue 16 Aug 07:00 Look At Life 1960. Inside the control tower as ATC talk down an incoming Comet in fog, and the 'Blind Landing Experimental Unit' on a Vickers Viking.
Tue 16 Aug 07:20 Cotton Queen 1937. Comedy. Director Bernard Vorhaus. Stars Will Fyffe, Stanley Holloway & Jimmy Hanley. Rival cotton mill owners work together to win a contract when love blossoms between the rival's siblings. [S]
Tue 16 Aug 09:00 Stagecoach West The Bold Whip. Wayne Rogers & Robert Bray run a stagecoach line in the Old West, where they come across a wide variety of killers, robbers and ladies in distress. [S]
Tue 16 Aug 10:00 Life In Danger 1959. Crime thriller directed by Terry Bishop and stars Derren Nesbitt. A child murderer escapes from an asylum. [S]
Tue 16 Aug 11:20 Glad Tidings 1953. Drama. Colonel's adult children object to him marrying an American widow. Starring Barbara Kelly and Raymond Huntley. [S]
Tue 16 Aug 12:40 The Uncle 1966. Drama. Directed by Desmond Davis. Stars Rupert Davies, Brenda Bruce & Robert Duncan. Seven year old Gus faces trouble when his nephew arrives to spend the summer holidays with him. [S]
Tue 16 Aug 14:30 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]
Tue 16 Aug 15:00 Children Galore 1954. Comedy. Director: Terence Fisher. Stars: Eddie Byrne, June Thorburn and Betty Ann Davies. A village squire offers to give away a cottage to a deserving family with the most grandchildren. [S]
Tue 16 Aug 16:10 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]
Tue 16 Aug 18:00 Scotland Yard 1954. The Dark Stairway. Director: Ken Hughes. Stars Vincent Ball & George Manship. A blind man who is witness to a murder on a darkened stairway, is asked to identify the killer. (S1, E5)
Tue 16 Aug 18:35 Profile 1954. Drama. Director Francis Searle and starring John Bentley, Kathleen Byron and Thea Gregory. The editor of a magazine is keen on the boss's daughter but her mother is keen on him. [S]
Tue 16 Aug 20:00 Maigret The White Hat. 1962. Stars Rupert Davies, John Carson & Donald Morley. Conflict arises between Maigret and a defence lawyer who is determined to score points in the media at the police's expense. [S]
Tue 16 Aug 21:05 Van der Valk Diane. Stars Barry Foster, Joanna Dunham & Nigel Stock. When a woman tries to bury her past, it overtakes her in Amsterdam.
Tue 16 Aug 22:05 Public Eye Mrs. Podmore's Cat. 1972. Detective & Mystery Drama. Stars Alfred Burke, Jean Kent & Ray Smith. Marker is hired to babysit Mrs Podmore's pet cat, Bertie, but things have a way of turning awkward.
Tue 16 Aug 23:05 The Outer Limits The Mutant. 1964. Stars Larry Pennell, Warren Oates & Walter Burke. A scientist visits a newly located, habitable planet, finding it is ruled by a dangerous human mutant with telepathic powers. [S]
Wed 17 Aug 00:00 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro Caroline Munro welcomes you to another night full of films. First up, Caroline introduces the 1970 film Count Yorga, Vampire; about a vampire who departs the old world for sunny California. [S]
Wed 17 Aug 00:05 Vampire Count Yorga 1970. Horror. Directed by Bob Kelljan. Stars Robert Quarry, Roger Perry & Michael Murphy. A couple invite Count Yorga to their home to conduct a séance, unaware of the fact that he is a vampire. [S]
Wed 17 Aug 01:55 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro Next up is Tales of Terror from 1962. Caroline introduces the trilogy of terror based on the works of Edgar Allen Poe, which is directed by Roger Corman and stars the legendary Vincent Price. [S]
Wed 17 Aug 02:00 Tales Of Terror 1962. Comedy Horror. Directed by Roger Corman. Stars Vincent Price, Peter Lorre & Basil Rathbone. A trilogy of terror including the stories of the spirit of a dead wife and a malevolent hypnotist. [S]
Wed 17 Aug 03:45 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro Caroline Munro introduces the final film for the night - Bluebeard. Made in 1944, this crime horror stars John Carradine and Jean Parker. [S]
Wed 17 Aug 03:50 Bluebeard 1944. Crime. Directed by Edgar G. Ulmer. Stars John Carradine, Jean Parker & Nils Asther. A dressmaker falls in love with a puppeteer, but little does she know he's hiding a dark secret. [S]
Wed 17 Aug 05:15 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro Caroline Munro gives a taster of next week's films, rounding off another exciting night. [S]
Wed 17 Aug 05:20 Laurel-Hardy Murder Case 1930. Comedy. Director: James Parrott. Stars Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Frank Austin, Stanley Blystone. Laurel & Hardy get involved in a murder case after the death of Stan's rich uncle Ebenezer. [S]
Wed 17 Aug 06:00 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]
Wed 17 Aug 07:50 Look At Life 1962. A look at the progress of the European Common Market during a time in which member countries have started to remove trade barriers.
Wed 17 Aug 08:10 Delayed Action 1954. Thriller. Directed by John Harlow. Stars Robert Ayres, June Thorburn, Alan Wheatley & Bruce Seton. Two criminals do a deal with an unstable man, who will confess to their crimes before he dies.
Wed 17 Aug 09:20 Just For You 1964. Musical. Directed by Douglas Hickox. Stars The Applejacks, Freddie & The Dreamers & The Merseybeats. A presentation of hit songs performed by a variety of artists, introduced by Sam Costa. [S]
Wed 17 Aug 10:40 Patterns 1956. Drama. Directed by Fielder Cook. Stars Van Heflin, Everett Sloane & Ed Begley. Fred Staples finds his ambitions and ethics at odds after being employed by a renowned New York corporation. [S]
Wed 17 Aug 12:20 Turned Out Nice Again 1941. Musical Comedy. Directed by Marcel Varnel. Stars George Formby, Peggy Bryan & Elliott Mason. An employee at an underwear factory is caught between his wife and meddling mother. [S]
Wed 17 Aug 14:00 Upstairs Downstairs The Path of Duty. 1971. Stars: Gordon Jackson, David Langton & Jean Marsh. Elizabeth returns from studying abroad and the household are in a frenzy, preparing for Elizabeth's entry into society.
Wed 17 Aug 15:00 Saddle Up! Howdy and welcome to this week's Saddle Up with James Stephens. First up is Count Three and Pray. Directed by Westerns master George Sherman, this 1955 film stars Van Hefflin and Joanne Woodward. [S]
Wed 17 Aug 15:05 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]
Wed 17 Aug 17:10 Saddle Up! James Stephens introduces the second western of the afternoon, Zane Grey: Set Up. This episode originally aired in 1960 and stars Steve Forrest as a man seeking to right the wrongs done to him. [S]
Wed 17 Aug 17:15 Zane Grey: Set-Up 1960. Western. Directed by Robert Florey. Stars Phyllis Kirk, Steve Forrest & Robert Gist. A man forced into a marriage resulting in his land being taken, returns years later to claim what is his. [S]
Wed 17 Aug 17:50 Saddle Up! Next week's special westerns are previewed by James Stephens. [S]
Wed 17 Aug 17:55 Look At Life 1960. A film looking at London from a dog's point of view, from the family pet to the pampered pooch.
Wed 17 Aug 18:15 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.
Wed 17 Aug 18:50 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre Who Was Maddox. 1964. Directed by Geoffrey Nethercott. Stars Bernard Lee, Jack Watling & Suzanne Lloyd. A publisher is nearly framed for murder, but he appears to have been goaded by a blackmailer.
Wed 17 Aug 20:00 Kessler 1981. Director: Tristan de Vere Cole. Stars Clifford Rose, Alison Glennie & Nitza Shaul. Kessler arrives in Paraguay to meet with old colleagues, unaware that Mical and Bauer are close behind. [S]
Wed 17 Aug 21:00 Flame In The Streets 1961. Drama. Directed by Roy Ward Baker. Stars John Mills, Sylvia Syms, Brenda De Banzie. Racial tensions manifest during Bonfire Night in the West Indian community of post-war Britain. [S]
Wed 17 Aug 22:50 Plan 9 Short film about the infamous sci-fi flop turned cult classic Plan 9 From Outer Space, directed by B-movie veteran Ed Wood featuring clips from the film and commentary from presenter John Guerras
Wed 17 Aug 23:00 The Champions The Night People. 1969. Starring: Stuart Damon, Alexandra Bastedo & William Gaunt. A poacher is killed by white-robed figures in Cornwall. Sharron investigates, posing as an architecture student. [S]
Thu 18 Aug 00:00 Hazell Hazell and the Maltese Vulture. 1978. Stars: Nicholas Ball, Ben Aris & Sam Dastor. A simple job of background research into a company executive turns nasty for Hazell when a dead body turns up.
Thu 18 Aug 01:00 Callan Act of Kindness. Stars: Edward Woodward, William Squire & Patrick Mower. Heathcote Land shows fellow director Donovan Prescot a damaging photo taken of him and a girl in Moscow.
Thu 18 Aug 02:00 Widows Series 2, Episode 4. 1985. Stars Ann Mitchell, Maureen O'Farrell, Fiona Hendley & Debby Bishop. Micky takes Shirley on a date to a party at Arnie Fisher's club. (S2, E04)
Thu 18 Aug 03:00 Captain Apache 1971. Western. Stars Lee Van Cleef, Carroll Baker & Stuart Whitman. A Native American becomes an Army officer tasked with investigating a murder. His only clue is buried in the victim's final words
Thu 18 Aug 04:50 Look At Life 1962. A Look into a leisurely journey through London along the Thames.
Thu 18 Aug 05:00 Target: The Corruptors A Man Is Waiting to Be Murdered. 1961. Stars Stephen McNally, Robert Harland & Harold J. Stone. Investigative reporters Paul & Jack investigate various cases of industrial corruption. (S1, E15)
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Thu 18 Aug 06:00 Passing Clouds (AKA: Spellbound) 1941. Drama. Directed by John Harlow. Stars: Derek Farr, Vera Lindsay, Hay Petrie, Felix Aylmer, Diana King, Irene Handl. A young man joins a spiritualist group after his fiance dies. [S]
Thu 18 Aug 07:40 Fanny By Gaslight 1944. Drama. Director Anthony Asquith. Stars Phyllis Calvert, James Mason & Wilfrid Lawson. Fanny is forced to overcome terrible family problems before discovering her true identity and true love. [S]
Thu 18 Aug 09:50 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.
Thu 18 Aug 10:25 The Spanish Gardener 1956. Drama. Director: Philip Leacock. Stars: Dirk Bogarde, Jon Whiteley & Michael Hordern. A diplomat stationed in Spain is jealous of the friendship between his son and the gardener Jose. [S]
Thu 18 Aug 12:25 While I Live 1947. Drama. (aka The Dream of Olwen) 25 years later, a spinster still obsesses over the death of her sister, who was a composer. [S]
Thu 18 Aug 14:00 Hannay Act of Riot. 1988. Stars Robert Powell, Christopher Scoular & Gavin Richards. Hannay returns to Scotland to visit the village where he was born, but his arrival quickly brings him into danger (S1,E05)
Thu 18 Aug 15:00 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]
Thu 18 Aug 17:05 An Evening With Matt Monro 1967. Directed by Kenny Clayton. Lay unknown in his family's garage for nearly forty years, a film reel of Matt Monro performing live, is the only known film of Britain's greatest singer.
Thu 18 Aug 18:10 Two Way Stretch 1960. Comedy. Directed by Robert Day. Stars Peter Sellers, David Lodge & Bernard Cribbins. Dodger Lane intends to break out of prison, steal a fortune in diamonds, and break back into prison. [S]
Thu 18 Aug 20:00 The Saint The Man Who Was Lucky. 1962. Stars Roger Moore, Eddie Byrne & Delphi Lawrence. Simon deals with a protection gang who are threatening a bookmaker. [S]
Thu 18 Aug 21:00 Out The Moment He Opened His Envelope. 1978. Stars: Tom Bell, Brian Croucher, Lynn Farleigh. McGrath hires a contract killer to eliminate Ross.
Thu 18 Aug 22:00 The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes The Horse of The Invisible. Stars: Donald Pleasence, Moira Redmond & Windsor Davies. A ghost detective named Carnacki investigates the haunting of a country house that threatens a wedding
Thu 18 Aug 23:00 Widows Episode 5. 1983. Stars: Ann Mitchell, Maureen O'Farrell, Fiona Hendley. The gang that have been watching Dolly's house decide it's time to go in the house. (S1, E05)
Fri 19 Aug 00:00 Enemy At The Door After The Ball. 1978. Stars: Alfred Burke, Bernard Horsfall & Emily Richard. Reinicke organizes a dance for soldiers and local girls to attract good publicity. [S]
Fri 19 Aug 01:00 Tread Softly Stranger 1958. Crime Drama. Sizzling Calico (Diana Dors) plans a robbery to cover-up embezzlement and gambling debts of brothers John (George Baker) and Dave (Terence Morgan). [S]
Fri 19 Aug 02:45 Prick Up Your Ears 1986.Drama. Director: Stephen Frears. Stars: Gary Oldman, Alfred Molina & Vanessa Redgrave. The life and tragic death of British playwright Joe Orton is chronicled in this biographical film.
Fri 19 Aug 04:50 Look At Life 1962. A Look into the trial tunnel and a look at all the scientific research necessary.
Fri 19 Aug 05:00 Amos Burke: Secret Agent The Man's Men. Burke must track down town insiders responsible for theft of agency personnel records and prevent the sale of those records to agency adversaries.
Fri 19 Aug 06:00 Something in the City 1950. Comedy. Director: Maclean Rogers. Stars: Richard Hearne, Garry Marsh, Ellen Pollock. A wonderfully simple story of Mr Ningle, who lost his job in the City many years ago. [S]
Fri 19 Aug 07:35 The Turners of Prospect Road 1947. Comedy. Directed by Maurice J. Wilson. Stars: Wilfrid Lawson, Helena Pickard, Maureen Glynne. An abandoned greyhound puppy is trained to race after being found by a taxi driver. [S]
Fri 19 Aug 08:50 Monkey Business 1952. Comedy. Directed by Howard Hawks. Stars Cary Grant, Ginger Rogers & Marilyn Monroe. A chemist's life is turned upside down after his fountain of youth potion is found by a chimpanzee. [S]
Fri 19 Aug 10:40 Penny Serenade 1941. Drama. Director: George Stevens. Stars Irene Dunne, Cary Grant, Beulah Bondi & Edgar Buchanan. A couple's big dreams give way to a life full of unexpected sadness and unexpected joy. [S]
Fri 19 Aug 13:00 I Was An Adventuress 1940. Comedy. Director: Gregory Ratoff. Stars Vera Zorina, Richard Greene & Erich von Stroheim. A jewel thief resigns from her team after falling in love with one of the victims. [S]
Fri 19 Aug 14:40 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]
Fri 19 Aug 16:20 Mouse on the Moon 1963. Comedy. Director: Richard Lester. Stars Margaret Rutherford, Ron Moody & Bernard Cribbins. A tiny country in need of money, convinces the US and the Soviets they're starting a space program. [S]
Fri 19 Aug 18:00 Dead of Night 1945. Thriller. Directors: Alberto Cavalcanti, Charles Crichton, Basil Dearden & Robert Hamer. Stars Mervyn Johns & Michael Redgrave. An architect senses impending doom as dreams become reality. [S]
Fri 19 Aug 20:00 The Outer Limits Soldier. 1964. Stars Lloyd Nolan, Michael Ansara & Tim O'Connor. A vicious soldier from the future is teleported back to 1964 and a language expert is given the task of reawakening his humanity. [S]
Fri 19 Aug 21:00 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro Join Caroline Munro at The Cellar Club, introducing the classic Hammer production of 'The Horror of Dracula', directed by Terence Fisher, starring horror duo Peter Cushing and Sir Christopher Lee. [S]
Fri 19 Aug 21:05 Horror of Dracula 1958. Horror. Director Terence Fisher. Stars Peter Cushing, Christopher Lee & Melissa Stribling. After Dracula defeats a vampire slayer, he pursues his wife. [S]
Fri 19 Aug 22:45 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro Join Caroline Munro at The Cellar Club for some spine chilling fun. This time introducing the vengeful horror directed by Tom Alderman - 'The Severed Arm'. [S]
Fri 19 Aug 22:50 Severed Arm 1973. Horror. Directed by Tom Alderman. Stars Deborah Walley, Paul Carr & David G. Cannon. Trapped in a cave, five men cut the arm off a companion to live, prompting the victim to seek revenge. [S]
Sat 20 Aug 00:35 Games That Lovers Play 1971. Directed by Malcolm Leigh. Two 'Madams' Joanna Lumley as 'Fanny Hill' and Penny Brahms as 'Lady Chatterley' have a wager as to who has the best brothel. [S]
Sat 20 Aug 02:15 The Firechasers 1971. Drama. Director Sidney Hayers. Stars Chad Everett, Anjanette Comer & Keith Barron. An insurance investigator must find out who is causing fires. He meets and falls in love with a reporter. [S]
Sat 20 Aug 04:20 Undercover Agent 1953. Crime Drama. An auditor (Dermot Walsh) is caught up in a murder and espionage whilst visiting a company. Starring Hazel Court. [S]
Sat 20 Aug 05:40 Charlie's Elopement Edna's father wants her to marry wealthy Count He-Ha. Charlie, Edna's true love, impersonates the Count at dinner.
Sat 20 Aug 06:00 End of the Line 1957. Director Charles Saunders. Starring Alan Baxter, Barbara Shelley & Jennifer Jayne. Given a fake alibi Mike robs a 'fence' of stolen jewels. The fence is found dead and Mike is blackmailed. [S]
Sat 20 Aug 07:20 Monster From Green Hell 1957. Sci-fi. Directed by Kenneth G. Crane. A scientific expedition in Africa investigates wasps that have been exposed to radiation and mutated into giant, killing monsters. [S]
Sat 20 Aug 08:45 Look At Life 1962. A Look into a typical London family on their annual hop-picking holiday to Kent.
Saturday Morning Pictures
Sat 20 Aug 09:00 William Tell The Prisoner. Stars: Conrad Phillips, Willoughby Goddard, Jennifer Jayne & Michael Caine. On his way to deliver a message to William Tell, a resistance man is captured and taken to a fortress. [S]
Sat 20 Aug 09:30 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]
Sat 20 Aug 09:55 Go Kart Go 1963. Action. Directed by Jan Darnley-Smith. Stars Dennis Waterman, Frazer Hines & Melanie Garland. Rival groups build their own go-karts to win the local go-kart race. [S]
Sat 20 Aug 11:00 Hello Pirro 'Hello Pirro', the first episode made in 1949 of what became a hugely popular puppet. Pat Patterson introduces Pirro to mirrors! [S]
Sat 20 Aug 11:15 Larry the Lamb 1971. Mr Noah's Holiday.
Sat 20 Aug 11:30 The Adventures of Robin Hood The Sheriff's Boots. 1956. Stars Richard Greene, Victor Woolf & Archie Duncan. The Sheriff of Nottingham needs new boots. A village has a new secret to leather making and he wants it. [S]
Sat 20 Aug 12:00 4D Man 1959. Sci-fi. Directed by Irvin S. Yeaworth Jr. Stars Robert Lansing, Lee Meriweather & James Congdon. A brilliant experiment turns a scientist into a deadly, fourth-dimensional menace. [S]
Sat 20 Aug 13:45 Your Witness 1950. Drama. Directed by Robert Montgomery. Stars Robert Montgomery, Leslie Banks & Felix Aylmer. An American lawyer travels across the pond to help his old friend who is facing a murder charge. [S]
Sat 20 Aug 15:45 The Man From Snowy River 1982. Drama. Directed by George Miller. Stars Kirk Douglas, Tom Burlinson & Terence Donovan. Coming of age story focused on an orphaned boy sent to a cattle ranch to earn his keep. [S]
Sat 20 Aug 17:55 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]
Sat 20 Aug 20:00 Maigret The Dirty House. 1962. Stars Rupert Davies, Beatrix Lehmann & Ernest Clark. An arrogant old lady pays Maigret a visit and tells him about the death of her granddaughter. [S]
Sat 20 Aug 21:05 Yangtse Incident 1957. War. Director Michael Anderson. Stars: Richard Todd, William Hartnell & Sam Kydd. The British sloop HMS Amethyst caught up in the Chinese Civil War and involved in the 1949 Yangtse Incident. [S]
Sat 20 Aug 23:25 Lady In Cement 1968. Action. Director Gordon Douglas. Stars: Frank Sinatra, Raquel Welch & Richard Conte. A private detective is hired by a small town hood to find his missing girlfriend. [S]
Sun 21 Aug 01:15 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.
Sun 21 Aug 03:20 Fear And Desire 1953. War. Director: Stanley Kubrick. Stars Frank Silvera, Kenneth Harp & Paul Mazursky. Four soldiers trapped behind enemy lines must confront their fears and desires. [S]
Sun 21 Aug 04:35 House of Blackmail 1953. Crime. Directed by Maurice Elvey. An Army officer (William Sylvester) and Carol (Mary Germaine) must solve the murder of a blackmailer or be charged themselves. [S]
Sun 21 Aug 06:00 The Ghost Camera 1933. Crime drama with Henry Kendall, Ida Lupino (her first full feature) and one of John Mills' early films. A lost camera contains a photo of a murder. [S]
Sun 21 Aug 07:20 What a Whopper 1960. Comedy. What a Whopper is a comedy from former documentarist Gilbert Gunn. Adam Faith stars in this tale about a struggling writer who fakes photographs of the Loch Ness monster. [S]
Sun 21 Aug 09:05 Saddle Up! Howdy and welcome to this week's Saddle Up with James Stephens. First up is Count Three and Pray. Directed by Westerns master George Sherman, this 1955 film stars Van Hefflin and Joanne Woodward. [S]
Sun 21 Aug 09:10 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]
Sun 21 Aug 11:15 Saddle Up! James Stephens introduces the second western of the afternoon, Zane Grey: Set Up. This episode originally aired in 1960 and stars Steve Forrest as a man seeking to right the wrongs done to him. [S]
Sun 21 Aug 11:20 Zane Grey: Set-Up 1960. Western. Directed by Robert Florey. Stars Phyllis Kirk, Steve Forrest & Robert Gist. A man forced into a marriage resulting in his land being taken, returns years later to claim what is his. [S]
Sun 21 Aug 11:55 Saddle Up! Next week's special westerns are previewed by James Stephens. [S]
Sun 21 Aug 12:00 Murder in Soho 1940. Crime. Directed by Norman Lee. Stars Arthur O'Connell, Martin Walker & Francis Lister. When Steve Marco's Cotton Club is threatened by past secrets, the only option is to murder the traitor. [S]
Sun 21 Aug 13:20 Celebrity Crazy Cricket in the 1950s ... 1950s. Jon Pertwee, Richard Hearne, Tommy Cooper, Jerry Desmond, Edmundo Ros & Wynford Vaughan-Thomas. Filmed in Edgware, Mr Pastry performs various routines & Tommy Cooper bats in his fez.
Sun 21 Aug 13:30 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]
Sun 21 Aug 15:10 The Golden Madonna 1949. Drama. Directors: Luigi Carpentieri & Ladislao Vajda. Stars Phyllis Calvert, Michael Rennie & Tullio Carminati. A young woman offends an Italian village after throwing out a lucky painting. [S]
Sun 21 Aug 17:00 The Footage Detectives We celebrate the bobbies on the beat and their dogs, we look at the ambulance service over the years, watch a reel of trams, there's a trip to the seaside and, of course, a dose of nostalgia! [S]
Sun 21 Aug 18:00 The Saint The Saint Plays with Fire. 1963. Stars Roger Moore, Joseph Fürst & Justine Lord. Simon pursues the British Nazi Party after a journalist who investigated the group is conveniently killed. [S]
Sun 21 Aug 19:00 Look At Life 1964. A Look into an airline stewardess during her working day.
Sun 21 Aug 19:10 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]
Sun 21 Aug 21:00 Kessler 1981. Directed by Michael E. Briant. Stars Clifford Rose, Alison Glennie & Nitza Shaul. Measures are taken to deal with Mical and Bauer. Meanwhile, Kessler clashes with his old colleagues. [S]
Sun 21 Aug 22:00 Carry On Columbus 1992. Comedy. Directed by Gerald Thomas. Stars Jim Dale, Bernard Cribbins & Maureen Lipman. An alternative story about Christopher Columbus' journey to find a different route to the Far East. [S]
Sun 21 Aug 23:45 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.

August 22nd to August 28th


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TPTV Schedule August 22nd to August 28th

DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Mon 22 Aug 00:50 Thieves Highway 1949. Thriller. Director: Jules Dassin. Stars Richard Conte, Valentina Cortese & Lee J. Cobb. A war veteran seeks revenge for his father after finding he was violently beaten by a crook. [S]
Mon 22 Aug 02:40 Fall of the House of Usher 1950. Horror. A traveller arrives at Usher mansion to visit his friend Roderick (Kaye Tendeter) and discovers that Roderick and his sister (Gwen Watford) have been inflicted with a strange disease.
Mon 22 Aug 04:00 Son of Monte Christo 1940. Action. Director: Rowland V. Lee. Louis Hayward, George Sanders, Joan Bennett. Rightful owner of the kingdom, the Duchess of Zona, is engaged in a power struggle with the evil General Gurko. [S]
Mon 22 Aug 06:00 Get Some In! Picket Detail. 1975. Stars: Tony Selby, David Janson, Gerard Ryder. Richardson panics when he's suddenly left in charge of Picket Detail (S1, E06)
Mon 22 Aug 06:30 Penny Paradise 1938. Comedy. Director: Carol Reed. Stars Edmund Gwenn, Betty Driver & Jimmy O'Dea. A Liverpudlian tugboat captain finds he's won a fortune, later discovering his friend forgot to post his coupon. [S]
Mon 22 Aug 08:00 Escape Artist 1982. Drama. Directed by Caleb Deschanel. Stars Raul Julia, Griffin O'Neal & Teri Garr. Teenager Danny Masters aspires to become a great escape artist and follow in his late father's footsteps. [S]
Mon 22 Aug 09:50 Conrad on Serious Charge Jess Conrad OBE reflects on his career and his audition and time on the film Serious Charge
Mon 22 Aug 10:00 Serious Charge 1959. Drama. A new vicar (Anthony Quayle) falls foul of Hester (Sarah Churchill) as she backs up a false claim made by Larry (Andrew Ray) against the vicar. Cliff Richard sings Living Doll. [S]
Mon 22 Aug 12:00 Look At Life 1963. A Look into all the different things that need to be tested in Britain today.
Mon 22 Aug 12:15 Cattle Empire 1958. Western. Directed by Charles Marquis Warren. Stars Joel McCrea, Gloria Talbott & Don Haggerty. A hated cattle boss plots revenge whilst agreeing to help the local town leaders. [S]
Mon 22 Aug 14:00 Rooms Full of Apologies. 1977. Written by Peter King. Stars Anne Curthoys, Anne Dyson, William Marlowe, Julie Shipley. Mrs Beale takes a tumble & Mr Kettle helps Mrs Singer with some DIY and some new lino.
Mon 22 Aug 14:30 Rooms The Party. 1977. Written by Peter King. Stars Ray Smith, Anne Curthoys, Anne Dyson. Geoff has made the decision to up sticks and fly back home. There’s a party upstairs and everyone's invited.
Mon 22 Aug 15:00 Frozen North 1922. Comedy Short. Directed by Edward F. Cline & Buster Keaton. Buster Keaton stars as a clumsy villain in this parody of early Western films. Also featuring Joe Roberts & Sybil Seely.
Mon 22 Aug 15:20 Perfect Understanding 1933. Romantic Comedy. Directed by Cyril Gardner. Stars Gloria Swanson, Laurence Olivier & John Halliday. A couple's marriage is put to the test when they both flaunt their extra-marital antics. [S]
Mon 22 Aug 17:00 The Footage Detectives Spot the stars this week with Norman Wisdom, Cilla Black, Thora Hird, Billy Cotton and Tom O'Connor. Plus, a real episode of 'who's who' in the British Entertainment Industry, and lots more! [S]
Mon 22 Aug 18:00 Lifeboat 1944. Drama. Directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Stars Tallulah Bankhead, William Bendix & Walter Slezak. Survivors of a torpedo ship attack find themselves in the same boat with the man who sank them. [S]
Mon 22 Aug 20:00 Gideon's Way The Millionaire's Daughter. Stars John Gregson, Alexander Davion and Daphne Anderson. A well-known criminal has started a romance with the daughter of a rich couple and Gideon is suspicious. [S]
Mon 22 Aug 21:00 Kes 1969. Drama. Directed by Ken Loach. Stars David Bradley, Brian Glover & Freddie Fletcher. A young boy, who finds himself troubled by school and home life, tames and trains a kestrel falcon. [S]
Mon 22 Aug 23:15 Silent Playground 1963. Thriller. Director: Stanley Goulder. Stars Bernard Archard, Jean Anderson & Roland Curram. Police hunt for a newly released mental hospital patient who is unintentionally poisoning children.
Tue 23 Aug 00:55 British Rock 1980. Documentary. Director: Wolfgang Büld. Stars Mick Avory, Mike Barson & Mark Bedford. A look at Britain's explosive music scene in the late 70s with live performances and exclusive interviews. [S]
Tue 23 Aug 02:40 Murder, Inc. 1960. Crime. Director: Burt Balaban & Stuart Rosenberg. Stars Stuart Whitman, May Britt & Peter Falk. Story of the rise and fall of a 1930's Brooklyn crime syndicate known as Murder Incorporated. [S]
Tue 23 Aug 04:50 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre Urge to Kill. 1959. Directed by Vernon Sewell. Stars Patrick Barr, Howard Pays & Ruth Dunning. A Local pub owner's daughter is found dead in the area of the town docks.
Tue 23 Aug 06:00 The Mind of Mr. J. G. Reeder 1969. The Troupe. Stars: Hugh Burden, Willoughby Goddard & Mona Bruce. A Canadian confidence man, along with his gang are in London to pull off a big swindle.
Tue 23 Aug 07:00 Behind The Headlines 1956. Crime. Directed by Charles Saunders. Stars Paul Carpenter, Adrienne Corri, Hazel Court, Alfie Bass and Harry Fowler. A male and female journalist join forces to hunt down a murderer.
Tue 23 Aug 08:15 A Yank Comes Back 1948. Documentary. Directed by Colin Dean. Stars Burgess Meredith, Elwyn Brook-Jones & Richard George. Short film looking at life in early post-war Britain, including a cameo from Paulette Goddard.
Tue 23 Aug 09:00 Stagecoach West The Orphans. Wayne Rogers & Robert Bray run a stagecoach line in the Old West, where they come across a wide variety of killers, robbers and ladies in distress. [S]
Tue 23 Aug 10:00 Royal Wedding 1951. Musical. Directed by Stanley Donen. Stars Fred Astaire, Jane Powell & Peter Lawford. Whilst in London during the royal wedding, a dance act find romance which comes with its own challenges. [S]
Tue 23 Aug 11:50 I Was A Male War Bride 1949. War. Director Howard Hawks. Stars Cary Grant, Ann Sheridan & Marion Marshall. After marrying an American lieutenant, a French captain tries to find a way to accompany her back to the States. [S]
Tue 23 Aug 14:00 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]
Tue 23 Aug 14:30 The Big Chance 1957. Drama. Director Peter Graham Scott. Stars Adrienne Corri, William Russell & Ferdy Mayne. A travel agent trapped in a mundane job seizes his chance to escape - but is life on the run for him? [S]
Tue 23 Aug 15:40 Look At Life 1966. A Look into London's main markets at their busiest time and capturing all the energy the three old markets, the market men and the traditions in Covent Garden, Smithfield and Billingsgate.
Tue 23 Aug 15:55 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]
Tue 23 Aug 18:00 Scotland Yard 1954. Late Night Final. Director: Montgomery Tully. Stars Colin Tapley, Terence Yorke & Frank Forsyth. An investigation into Joe Burrage unveils a thrilling tale of the man who died twice! (S1, E6)
Tue 23 Aug 18:35 Designing Women 1947. Documentary. Features Joyce Grenfell, Joy Shelton, Harry Geldard & Audrey Fildes. Two ethereal visitors show a young married couple how to equip and organise their new home.
Tue 23 Aug 19:00 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.
Tue 23 Aug 20:00 Maigret Murder On Monday. 1962. Stars Rupert Davies, Ewen Solon & Neville Jason. Maigret untangles a strange secret after a man who usually leaves for and returns from work like clockwork fails to return. [S]
Tue 23 Aug 21:05 Van der Valk Doctor Hoffmann's Children. Stars Barry Foster, Meg Davies, Ronald Hines Judy Cornwell. Van Der Valk investigates several murders, his daughter helps piece it all together.
Tue 23 Aug 23:15 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro Join Caroline Munro with special guest Madeline Smith, who also stars in the first film of the night! Together they introduce The Vampire Lovers, which also stars the legendary Peter Cushing. [S]
Tue 23 Aug 23:25 Vampire Lovers 1970. Horror. Directed by Roy Ward Baker. Stars Ingrid Pitt, Madeline Smith & Peter Cushing. A seductive vampire targets a hamlet who years earlier killed off her fellow vampires. [S]
Wed 24 Aug 01:15 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro Caroline Munro introduces the second film, Squirm. Released in 1976, this horror stars Don Scardino and Patricia Pearcy, and features a story about a storm causing man-eating worms to emerge. [S]
Wed 24 Aug 01:20 Squirm 1976. Horror. Directed by Jeff Lieberman. Stars Don Scardino, Patricia Pearcy & R.A. Dow. A powerful storm resulting in power lines to break draws man-eating worms out of the earth and into town. [S]
Wed 24 Aug 03:10 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro Caroline Munro presents the final film of the night, Gas-s-s-s or also known as It Became Necessary to Destroy the World in Order to Save It, a 1970 post-apocalyptic comedy. Director Roger Corman. [S]
Wed 24 Aug 03:15 Gas-s-s-s 1970. Sci-fi. Director: Roger Corman. Stars Bob Corff, Elaine Giftos & Bud Cort. A chemical accident releases a deadly gas killing everyone over 25, leaving the world in the hands of its youth. [S]
Wed 24 Aug 04:50 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro Caroline Munro gives us a taster of next week's films at The Cellar Club. [S]
Wed 24 Aug 04:55 Vacant Possession 1966. Directed by Peter Moffat and starring Brian Murphy, Daphne Heard and Richard Gale. An estate agent arranges to meet a couple for a viewing at a flat. Formerly 'lost' short. [S]
Wed 24 Aug 06:00 The Gold Express 1955. Comedy-thriller. Directed by Guy Fergusson. Stars Vernon Gray, Ann Walford & May Hallatt. An ace reporter comes up against crook's intent on stealing a gold shipment. [S]
Wed 24 Aug 07:10 The Riverside Murder 1935. Crime. Directed by Albert Parker. Stars Basil Sydney, Alastair Sim, Judy Gunn & Tom Helmore. Inspector Winton investigates a murder that has occurred shortly before a meeting of financiers. [S]
Wed 24 Aug 08:25 Talking Pictures Meets Frazer Hines ...Hines. Documentary. We talk about everything from working with Chaplin to his numerous feature films, to Doctor Who and Emmerdale Farm, where he enchanted generations. [S]
Wed 24 Aug 09:00 Love and War Ann Burton reveals her upbringing in pre-war Austria as a member of the Hitler Youth Organisation and discusses her two marriages to two very different men. [S]
Wed 24 Aug 09:30 Our London in 1947 - Glimpses Rare archive footage from 1947 of London's landmarks decades in the past, including Tower Bridge, St Paul's Cathedral and the Houses of Parliament.
Wed 24 Aug 09:45 Teacher's Pet 1958. Comedy. Director: George Seaton. Stars Clark Gable, Doris Day, Gig Young & Mamie Van Doren. A city editor finds himself attracted to a college lecturer and ends up in her class as a student. [S]
Wed 24 Aug 12:05 Arsenal Stadium Mystery 1939. Mystery. Director: Thorold Dickinson. Stars Leslie Banks, Greta Gynt, Ian McLean. Poison, death and mystery set at the Arsenal Stadium. Detective Slade is called to solve the crime. [S]
Wed 24 Aug 13:50 IWM: The Team (1941) Second World War short film stressing the importance of team work with George Allison of Arsenal Football Club.
Wed 24 Aug 14:00 Upstairs Downstairs A Suitable Marriage. 1971. Stars Gordon Jackson, David Langton & Jean Marsh. Deciding not to marry Angus, Elizabeth becomes captivated by a German-baron visiting England at Christmas.
Wed 24 Aug 15:00 Saddle Up! Join James Stephens for another unmissable edition of Saddle Up! First up, is the brilliant film Relentless. This high quality drama is directed by George Sherman and stars Robert Young. [S]
Wed 24 Aug 15:05 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]
Wed 24 Aug 16:50 Saddle Up! James Stephens introduces another episode of Zane Grey Theatre. The episode 'Mission' was written by Aaron Spelling and focuses on a black cavalry unit with a special assignment. [S]
Wed 24 Aug 16:55 Zane Grey: The Mission 1959. Western. Directed by William D. Faralla. Stars Sammy Davis Jr., Abraham Sofaer & James Edwards. A newly arrived black trooper must earn the trust and respect of his fellow cavalrymen. [S]
Wed 24 Aug 17:25 Saddle Up! A sample of next week's westerns with James Stephens. [S]
Wed 24 Aug 17:30 Find The Lady 1956. Comedy Thriller. Directed by Charles Saunders. Stars Donald Houston, Beverley Brooks & Mervyn Johns. During New Years Eve, a young model searches for her godmother, who has gone missing. [S]
Wed 24 Aug 18:40 Look At Life 1964. A Look into the story of the ceaseless battle against the sea and shows how the Flood Warning System works.
Wed 24 Aug 18:50 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre Face Of A Stranger. 1964. Directed by John Llewellyn Moxey. Stars Jeremy Kemp, Bernard Archard, Rosemary Leach. A prisoner is being released soon, but wishes to assume the identity of another inmate.
Wed 24 Aug 20:00 Kessler 1981. Director: Tristan de Vere Cole. Stars Clifford Rose, Alan Dobie & Guy Rolfe. Mical and Bauer catch up to Kessler at his meeting, and his future with the Kameraden becomes uncertain. [S]
Wed 24 Aug 21:00 The Missionary 1982. Comedy. Directed by Richard Loncraine. Stars Michael Palin, Maggie Smith & Trevor Howard. After returning to England from his missionary work, a reverend is given an unexpected assignment. [S]
Wed 24 Aug 22:45 The Champions Project Zero. 1969. Starring: Stuart Damon, Alexandra Bastedo & William Gaunt. Disguised, The Champions investigate the disappearance of several key boffins working on the same secret experiment. [S]
Wed 24 Aug 23:45 Hazell Hazell and the Baker Street Sleuth. 1978. Stars Nicholas Ball, Peter Bourke & Vivienne Burgess. A divorce case turns messy when Hazell is invited to help out a private investigator, Neville Fitch.
Thu 25 Aug 00:45 Callan God Help Your Friends. Stars: Edward Woodward, William Squire & Patrick Mower. Callan must break up the engagement between a NATO interpreter with security clearance and a suspected KGB agent
Thu 25 Aug 01:45 Widows Series 2, Episode 5. 1985. Stars Ann Mitchell, Maureen O'Farrell, Fiona Hendley & Debby Bishop. Dolly goes on a date with Vic but must face up to the fact that she is not yet over Harry. (S2, E05)
Thu 25 Aug 02:45 Master of The World 1961. Adventure. Directed by William Witney. Stars Vincent Price, Charles Bronson & Henry Hull. In 1868, a scientist and his team become hostages of a fanatical pacifist with destructive plans. [S]
Thu 25 Aug 04:45 Orpheum 1972. By Wilf Watters. Narrator: Vincent Worth. A look at the decline of cinema in the 70s as the home video boom began, with rare footage of the Odeon Finchley Road cinema in it's final days.
Thu 25 Aug 05:00 Target: The Corruptors One for the Road. 1961. Stars Stephen McNally, Robert Harland & Harold J. Stone. Investigative reporters Paul Marino & Jack Flood investigate various cases of industrial corruption. (S1, E16)
Thu 25 Aug 06:00 Turn of The Tide 1935. Drama. Director by Norman Walker. Stars John Garrick, Geraldine Fitzgerald & Moore Marriott. Two young lovers are caught in the rivalry of two families in a Yorkshire fishing village. [S]
Thu 25 Aug 07:35 Guilty? 1956. Crime. A Solicitor (John Justin) is convinced that a wartime heroine is innocent of a murder charge but he uncovers more than the evidence he needs. Stars Donald Wolfit & Sydney Tafler. [S]
Thu 25 Aug 09:25 The First Travelling Saleslady 1956. Comedy Western. A corset store owner goes broke and becomes a traveling sales lady in Texas 1897. Starring Ginger Rogers, Barry Nelson and a young Clint Eastwood.
Thu 25 Aug 11:15 Come Back Peter 1952. Comedy. Director: Charles Saunders. Stars Patrick Holt, Peter Hammond, Humphrey Lestocq & Kathleen Boutall. Pandemonium is created in a home when various relatives come to stay. [S]
Thu 25 Aug 12:55 A Little of What You Fancy 1968. A loving tribute to British Music Hall with Lily Morris & Gus Elen. Featuring original archive film, rare prints, portraits and photographs, it traces what remains of the great music halls. [S]
Thu 25 Aug 14:00 Hannay The Hazard of the Die. 1988. Stars Robert Powell, Christopher Scoular & Gavin Richards. Hannay saves the life of a desperate woman, not knowing this act of bravery will bring him to his enemy (S1,E06)
Thu 25 Aug 15:00 Your Witness 1950. Drama. Directed by Robert Montgomery. Stars Robert Montgomery, Leslie Banks & Felix Aylmer. An American lawyer travels across the pond to help his old friend who is facing a murder charge. [S]
Thu 25 Aug 17:00 Top of the Bill 1971. Lost Documentary feature about the great days of variety with Ben Warriss, Davey Kaye, Sally Barnes, Peter Cavanagh, Ken Goodwin & more. [S]
Thu 25 Aug 18:00 The Chairman 1969. Action. Director: J Lee Thompson. Stars Gregory Peck, Anne Heywood and Conrad Yama. A scientist goes to China to steal a formula for an experimental enzyme with enormous practical benefits. [S]
Thu 25 Aug 20:00 The Saint The Charitable Countess. 1962. Stars Roger Moore, Patricia Donahue & Nigel Davenport. Simon meets a generous countess who is being used by someone to feather their own nest at her expense. [S]
Thu 25 Aug 21:00 Out I Wouldn't Take Your Hand If I Was Drowning. 1978. Stars: Tom Bell, Norman Rodway, John Junkin. As the police tighten their net around McGrath, Frank and a friend hunt a corrupt ex-cop
Thu 25 Aug 22:00 The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes The Mirror of Portugal. Stars: Peter Vaughan, Paul Eddington, Ingrid Hafner. When a priceless gem comes within grasp, detective Horace Dorrington cuts more than a few corners to get his hands on it.
Thu 25 Aug 23:00 Widows Episode 6. 1983. Stars: Ann Mitchell, Maureen O'Farrell, Fiona Hendley. With Bella and Linda safely in Rio, Dolly and Shirley struggle to join them. (S1, E06)
Fri 26 Aug 00:00 Enemy At The Door Steel Hand From The Sea. 1978. Stars: Alfred Burke, Bernard Horsfall & Emily Richard. Aware that it was Peter who tried to escape, Richter relays a message from his high command to Dr. Martel. [S]
Fri 26 Aug 01:00 Man Hunt 1941. Thriller. Director: Fritz Lang. Stars: Walter Pidgeon, Joan Bennett & George Sanders. A hunter finds the vacation residence of Adolf Hitler but is prevented from assassinating him. [S]
Fri 26 Aug 03:00 Something To Live For 1952. Drama. Directed by George Stevens. Stars Joan Fontaine, Ray Milland & Teresa Wright. A reformed drinker puts a strain on his marriage helping an actress's career threatened by drinking. [S]
Fri 26 Aug 04:45 Paris 1961 Charming footage of Paris in 1961. Take a look back at the legendary Moulin Rouge, Notre Dame and many many more!
Fri 26 Aug 05:00 Amos Burke: Secret Agent Or No Tomorrow. Burke investigates when the government receives a note demanding the release of two spies under threat of the release of a virulent rice fungus on the Asian mainland.
Fri 26 Aug 06:00 The Music Box 1932. Comedy. Director: James Parrott. Stars Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Billy Gilbert, Gladys Gale & Charlie Hall. Laurel and Hardy deliver a piano, but struggle to carry it up a flight of stairs. [S]
Fri 26 Aug 06:30 Not So Dusty 1956. Comedy directed by Maclean Rogers. Two dustmen (Bill Owen and Leslie Dwyer) come into possession of a valuable book but the donor's sister wants it back. Also starring Joy Nichols. [S]
Fri 26 Aug 08:05 Who Goes Next 1938. War. Director: Maurice Elvey. Stars Barry K. Barnes, Sophie Stewart & Jack Hawkins. During World War One, a number of captured British officers attempt to escape a prisoner-of-war camp. [S]
Fri 26 Aug 09:45 The Prince and The Pauper 1978. Drama. Director: Richard Fleischer. Stars Mark Lester, Ernest Borgnine, Oliver Reed, Raquel Welch, Rex Harrison. A Prince and a pauper find that they are identical and decide to trade places.
Fri 26 Aug 12:10 Wing And A Prayer 1944. Action. Directed by Henry Hathaway. Stars Don Ameche, Dana Andrews & William Eythe. The story of the brave crew of an American aircraft carrier during WWII as it joined the Battle of Midway. [S]
Fri 26 Aug 14:00 The Winslow Boy 1948. Drama. Directed by Anthony Asquith. Stars Robert Donat, Cedric Hardwicke & Basil Radford. Pre-WWI England, a youngster is expelled from a naval academy for theft. His parents demand a trial. [S]
Fri 26 Aug 16:20 Doctor Who And The Daleks 1965. Fantasy. Director: Gordon Flemyng. Stars: Peter Cushing, Roy Castle, Jennie Linden. Dr. Who finds himself involved in the struggle of the Thal people as they fight for survival. [S]
Fri 26 Aug 18:00 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]
Fri 26 Aug 20:00 The Outer Limits Cold Hands, Warm Heart. 1964. Stars William Shatner, Geraldine Brooks & Lloyd Gough. The first man to land on Venus returns to Earth, but suddenly finds himself falling into a nightmare. [S]
Fri 26 Aug 21:00 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro Caroline Munro welcomes you to another night full of films. First up, Caroline introduces the 1970 film Count Yorga, Vampire; about a vampire who departs the old world for sunny California. [S]
Fri 26 Aug 21:05 Vampire Count Yorga 1970. Horror. Directed by Bob Kelljan. Stars Robert Quarry, Roger Perry & Michael Murphy. A couple invite Count Yorga to their home to conduct a séance, unaware of the fact that he is a vampire. [S]
Fri 26 Aug 22:55 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro Next up is Tales of Terror from 1962. Caroline introduces the trilogy of terror based on the works of Edgar Allen Poe, which is directed by Roger Corman and stars the legendary Vincent Price. [S]
Fri 26 Aug 23:00 Tales Of Terror 1962. Comedy Horror. Directed by Roger Corman. Stars Vincent Price, Peter Lorre & Basil Rathbone. A trilogy of terror including the stories of the spirit of a dead wife and a malevolent hypnotist. [S]
Sat 27 Aug 00:45 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro Caroline Munro introduces the final film for the night - Bluebeard. Made in 1944, this crime horror stars John Carradine and Jean Parker. [S]
Sat 27 Aug 00:50 Bluebeard 1944. Crime. Directed by Edgar G. Ulmer. Stars John Carradine, Jean Parker & Nils Asther. A dressmaker falls in love with a puppeteer, but little does she know he's hiding a dark secret. [S]
Sat 27 Aug 02:15 Checkpoint 1956. Drama. Directed by Ralph Thomas. Stars Anthony Steel, Odile Versois, Stanley Baker & James Robertson Justice. An agent is sent to lure an Italian designer away from his firm. [S]
Sat 27 Aug 03:55 Dangerous Crossing 1953. Drama. Directed by Joseph M. Newman. Stars Jeanne Crain, Michael Rennie & Max Showalter. A newly-wed couple board an ocean liner for their honeymoon, but the husband mysteriously disappears. [S]
Sat 27 Aug 05:30 Four Star Playhouse 1953. Drama. Directed by Robert Florey. Stars Merle Oberon, Gordon Oliver & Barbara Billingsley. A woman secretly gets a hearing aid, then learns of her husband's affair and his plan to murder her.
Sat 27 Aug 06:00 Enter Inspector Duval 1962. Crime Drama. Directed by Max Varnel. Stars Anton Diffring, Diane Hart & Mark Singleton. Inspector Duval comes to London to help crack the case of a socialite murdered during a jewel heist. [S]
Sat 27 Aug 07:15 Jack London 1943. Adventure. Directed by Alfred Santell. Stars Michael O'Shea, Susan Hayward and Virginia Mayo. Biopic of the thrill-seeking writer and his travels in the late 19th and early 20th Century. [S]
Saturday Morning Pictures
Sat 27 Aug 09:00 William Tell Voice in The Night. 1958. Stars: Conrad Phillips, Willoughby Goddard & Jennifer Jayne. After a disagreement with Gessler, Judge Furst is thrown into a dungeon. [S]
Sat 27 Aug 09:30 Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe ... the Universe. The Land of The Death. 1940. Stars Buster Crabbe & Carol Hughes. Flash encounters the evil Rock Men, a primitive race that lives in caves, plus a time bomb planted by soldiers. [S]
Sat 27 Aug 09:55 Soapbox Derby 1957. Action. Directed by D'Arcy Conyers. Stars Michael Crawford, Keith Davis & Malcolm Kirby. A group of boys compete in the Soap Box Derby, despite facing sabotage from their rivals. [S]
Sat 27 Aug 11:10 1950s Yoyo Competition ... with Art Pickles. 1952. Saturday Morning Pictures Yoyo Competition with Art Pickles - showcasing the fascinating art of yo-yoing. [S]
Sat 27 Aug 11:15 Larry the Lamb 1971. The Theatre Royal.
Sat 27 Aug 11:30 The Adventures of Robin Hood Errand of Mercy. 1956. Stars Richard Greene, Victor Woolf & Archie Duncan. A herbalist looking for natural remedies to help the sick as Robin passes by but dies before he can complete the mission. [S]
Sat 27 Aug 12:00 The Night Caller 1965. Sci-Fi. Director: John Gilling. Stars John Saxon, Maurice Denham and Patricia Haines. Aliens need to find mates from another world or they'll become extinct, they start with earth females. [S]
Sat 27 Aug 13:40 Battle of The Century 1927. Comedy. Director: Clyde Bruckman. Starring: Laurel & Hardy. When Hardy takes out an insurance policy on his puny pugilist, he proceeds to try to arrange for an accident so that he can collect.
Sat 27 Aug 14:05 The Frogmen 1951. Adventure. Director: Lloyd Bacon. Stars: Richard Widmark, Robert Wagner, Dana Andrews. A U.S. Navy underwater team is assigned to destroy a submarine base on a Japanese held island. [S]
Sat 27 Aug 16:05 Another Man's Poison 1951. Drama. Directed by Irving Rapper. Stars Bette Davis, Gary Merrill, Emlyn Williams, Anthony Steel & Barbara Murray. A mystery writer gets involved in potentially murderous relationships. [S]
Sat 27 Aug 17:50 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]
Sat 27 Aug 20:00 Maigret The Crystal Ball. 1962. Stars Rupert Davies, Veronica Turleigh & Neal Arden. Maigret investigates the murder of a fortune teller after the prediction of their own death comes true. [S]
Sat 27 Aug 21:05 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]
Sun 28 Aug 00:00 Islands In The Stream 1977. Drama. Director: Franklin J. Schaffner. Stars George Scott, David Hemmings & Gilbert Roland. Ernest Hemingway's powerful themes are captured in this adaptation of his novel of the same name. [S]
Sun 28 Aug 02:10 Age of Innocence 1978. Drama. David Warner, Honor Blackman & Lois Maxwell. Set in 1920s, a sleepy Canadian town is awoken by the arrival of a handsome but outspoken English teacher. [S]
Sun 28 Aug 04:10 Submarine Command 1951. War. Director: John Farrow. Stars: William Holden, Nancy Olson, William Bendix. A Lieutenant Commander is called back to active duty and asked to lead his old submarine in the Korean war.
Sun 28 Aug 05:50 Look At Life 1962. A film that looks at contemporary fairs, and explores their popularity, and diversity of entertainment.
Sun 28 Aug 06:00 Port of New York 1949. Drama. Director: Laslo Benedek. Stars Scott Brady, Yul Brynner & Richard Rober. Two narcotics agents go after killer drug dealers who use the New York harbor to smuggle in their contraband. [S]
Sun 28 Aug 07:40 Escape By Night 1953. Crime. Directed by John Gilling. Stars Bonar Colleano, Sid James, Andrew Ray, Ted Ray, Simone Silva. An ace reporter with a drinking problem tracks a gangster on the run. [S]
Sun 28 Aug 09:15 Saddle Up! Join James Stephens for another unmissable edition of Saddle Up! First up, is the brilliant film Relentless. This high quality drama is directed by George Sherman and stars Robert Young. [S]
Sun 28 Aug 09:20 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]
Sun 28 Aug 11:05 Saddle Up! James Stephens introduces another episode of Zane Grey Theatre. The episode 'Mission' was written by Aaron Spelling and focuses on a black cavalry unit with a special assignment. [S]
Sun 28 Aug 11:10 Zane Grey: The Mission 1959. Western. Directed by William D. Faralla. Stars Sammy Davis Jr., Abraham Sofaer & James Edwards. A newly arrived black trooper must earn the trust and respect of his fellow cavalrymen. [S]
Sun 28 Aug 11:40 Saddle Up! A sample of next week's westerns with James Stephens. [S]
Sun 28 Aug 11:45 Bond of Fear 1956. Crime Drama. Directed by Henry Cass. Stars Dermot Walsh and Jane Barrett. Filmed at Nettlefold. A man and his family on a caravan holiday in France are taken hostage by an escaped convict. [S]
Sun 28 Aug 13:10 The Story of Gilbert and Sullivan 1953. Drama. Director: Sidney Gilliat. Stars Robert Morley, Maurice Evans & Eileen Herlie. A dramatisation of the collaboration between writer William S. Gilbert and composer Arthur Sullivan. [S]
Sun 28 Aug 15:20 Passport To Treason 1956. Crime Drama. Directed by Robert S. Baker. Stars Rod Cameron and Lois Maxwell. Clifford, an American private eye, stationed in London for the sake of a murdered friend, takes over a case. [S]
Sun 28 Aug 17:00 The Footage Detectives It's all about boiled roast beef and overcooked vegetables, dinner ladies, advice from Bernard Cribbins, greyhound racing in the 70s, a look at the history of street markets and much much more! [S]
Sun 28 Aug 18:00 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]
Sun 28 Aug 19:00 Lavender Hill Mob 1951. Comedy. Director: Charles Chrichton. Stars Alec Guinness, Sid James & Stanley Holloway. A bank clerk befriends a souvenir maker, and they plot to smuggle gold bars out of the country. [S]
Sun 28 Aug 20:40 Look At Life 1964. A Look into the fascinating aspects of angling, some of which are tragic. For example, the miles of inland waterway so polluted that no fish can live in them.
Sun 28 Aug 21:00 The French Connection 1971. Crime Drama. Directed by William Friedkin. Stars Gene Hackman, Roy Scheider & Fernando Rey. NYC narcotics officer 'Popeye' Doyle and his partner take on an international drug smuggling job. [S]
Sun 28 Aug 23:05 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.

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TPTV Schedule August 29th to September 4th

DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Mon 29 Aug 00:10 Night Beat 1947. Drama. Directed by Harold Huth. Stars Anne Crawford, Maxwell Reed & Ronald Howard. Post WWII, two army friends join different sides of the law after struggling to adjust to civilian life. [S]
Mon 29 Aug 02:05 The Shakedown 1960. Drama. Terence Morgan plays 'Augie' a crook just released from prison and intent on getting his rackets back from 'Collar' (Harry H Corbett). Stars Bill Owen, Robert Beatty and Hazel Court. [S]
Mon 29 Aug 03:55 Going Ape! 1981. Comedy. Directed by Jeremy Joe Kronsberg. Stars Tony Danza, Jessica Walter & Danny DeVito. Max Sabatini dies, leaving three orangutans to his son, Foster, who must take care of them. [S]
Mon 29 Aug 05:45 Four Star Playhouse 1952. Drama. Directed by George Jenkins. Stars Charles Boyer, Andrea King & Allen Jenkins. After a pickpocket steals an attractive woman's purse, he discovers her son is dying and decides to help.
Mon 29 Aug 06:00 Get Some In! 36-Hour Pass. 1975. Stars: Tony Selby, David Janson, Gerard Ryder. The first 36-hour pass gets the boys in line as they try to impress the Corporal (S1, E07)
Mon 29 Aug 06:30 The Passing Stranger 1954. Drama. Directed by John Arnold. Stars Diane Cilento, Lee Patterson & Duncan Lamont. Diane Cilento runs a café in a small English town and is swept off her feet by a mysterious stranger. [S]
Mon 29 Aug 07:50 Crash Dive 1943. War. Directed by Archie Mayo. Stars Tyrone Power, Anne Baxter & Dana Andrews. A submarine lieutenant and his commander both fall in love with the same girl. [S]
Mon 29 Aug 10:00 One Step Beyond The Secret. 1959. Starring: John Newland, Maria Palmer & Robert Douglas. A young woman is left alone with her domineering husband. She soon invents an imaginary lover who loves and comforts her. [S]
Mon 29 Aug 10:35 And The Same To You 1959. Comedy starring Sid James, Brian Rix, Leo Franklyn, Tommy Cooper and Vera Day. The boxing-mad nephew of a pious clergyman embarks on an elaborate plan to keep his boxing career a secret. [S]
Mon 29 Aug 12:00 Doctor In Clover 1966. Comedy. Directed by Ralph Thomas. Stars James Robertson Justice, Leslie Phillips, Shirley Anne Field. Gaston Grimsdyke enrols on a medical course run by Sir Lancelot Spratt. [S]
Mon 29 Aug 14:00 Rooms New Jobs. 1977. Written by Leslie Duxbury. Stars Mary Miller, Donald Burton, Ian Redford, Jenny Twigge, Elizabeth Bell. Carol and Ian seem to be a lot happier and Ian has found himself a new job.
Mon 29 Aug 14:30 Rooms The Accident. 1977. Stars Mary Miller, Ian Redford, Jenny Twigge, Lynne Verrall, Ray Smith. A sad day at Mafeking terrace as it seems Captain Passmore did not have an interview in Colchester after all
Mon 29 Aug 15:00 Broken Lance 1954. Western. Directed by Edward Dmytryk. Stars Spencer Tracy, Robert Wagner & Richard Widmark. The story of a rancher family in 1880's Arizona who are troubled by conflict, hatred and greed. [S]
Mon 29 Aug 17:00 The Footage Detectives Who was Harry Dodge? We look at his archive with footage of Reg Varney, Barbara Windsor, John Gregson and a host of stars. A reel on London, a car paint shop, a lost piece of film of Roger Moore. [S]
Mon 29 Aug 17:55 I'm All Right Jack 1959. Comedy. Director: John Boulting. Stars Peter Sellers, Terry-Thomas & Ian Carmichael. After leaving the army, upper class Windrush takes a job in industry. He then accidently starts a strike. [S]
Mon 29 Aug 20:00 Gideon's Way Morna. Stars John Gregson, Alexander Davion and Daphne Anderson. After a beautiful blonde is found murdered her story is unravelled in flashbacks about her relationship to her posh school friends. [S]
Mon 29 Aug 21:00 Mona Lisa 1986. Drama. Directed by Neil Jordan. Stars Bob Hoskins, Cathy Tyson & Michael Caine. A man newly released from prison manages to secure a job driving a call girl, but she plays a dangerous game. [S]
Mon 29 Aug 23:05 The Knack And How To Get It 1965. Comedy. Director Richard Lester. Stars Rita Tushingham, Ray Brooks & Michael Crawford. A young teacher tries to master the flirtation skills of his neighbour to win the affections of a girl. [S]
Tue 30 Aug 00:50 Hostile Witness 1968. Drama. Directed by Ray Milland. Stars Ray Milland, Sylvia Syms & Felix Aylmer. After the death of his daughter, a barrister is then unexpectedly put on trial for the death of his neighbour. [S]
Tue 30 Aug 02:55 Charlie Chan at the Circus 1936. Crime Drama. Directed by Harry Lachman. Stars Warner Oland, Keye Luke & George Brasno. Charlie Chan visits a circus with his family, arriving just in time to investigate a murder. [S]
Tue 30 Aug 04:20 James Fox In Conversation... Derek Malcolm sits down with stars of stage and screen. Mike Newell talks about his career and achievements.
Tue 30 Aug 04:50 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre Clue of the twisted Candle. 1960. Directed by Allan Davis. Stars Bernard Lee, David Knight & Francis de Wolff. Meredith investigates a man in fear of his life and a young shooter.
Tue 30 Aug 06:00 The Mind of Mr. J. G. Reeder 1969. The Investors. Hugh Burden, Willoughby Goddard, John Le Mesuriere & Mona Bruce. Twelve people - all private income - have disappeared from London over a period of twelve months.
Tue 30 Aug 07:00 Look At Life 1962. A look into the Women's Royal Naval Service (WRNS) 16 years after the war, showing the full range of duties now carried out by the wrens.
Tue 30 Aug 07:15 Wonderful Things! 1958. Romantic Comedy. Directed by Herbert Wilcox. Stars Frankie Vaughan, Jeremy Spenser & Jocelyn Lane. A musical about a young fisherman struggling to make enough money to marry his fiancée. [S]
Tue 30 Aug 09:00 Stagecoach West The Guardian Angels. Wayne Rogers & Robert Bray run a stagecoach line in the Old West, where they come across a wide variety of killers, robbers and ladies in distress. [S]
Tue 30 Aug 10:00 The Singer Not The Song 1961. Drama. Director Roy Ward Baker. Stars Dirk Bogarde, Mylene Demongeot, John Mills & Laurence Naismith. A bandit terrorises a village but an Irish priest is willing to stand up to him. [S]
Tue 30 Aug 12:45 The Black Swan 1942. Action. Director Henry King. Stars Tyrone Power, Maureen O'Hara & Laird Cregar. A swashbuckling sea captain sails the Caribbean in search of two notorious pirates. [S]
Tue 30 Aug 14:30 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]
Tue 30 Aug 15:00 Dick Barton Strikes Back 1949. Crime. Directed by Godfrey Grayson. Stars Don Stannard, Bruce Walker & Sebastian Cabot. Special Agent Dick Barton investigates the destructive plans of an international ring of criminals. [S]
Tue 30 Aug 16:35 Blackout 1950. Crime Noir. Director: Robert S Baker. Written by John Gilling. Stars Maxwell Reed & Dinah Sheridan. An ambulance drops a blind patient to the wrong address, where he stumbles over a body. [S]
Tue 30 Aug 18:00 Scotland Yard 1954. Fatal Journey. Director: Paul Gherzo. Stars Gordon Bell, Edward Forsyth, Jack Melford, Jane Welsh & Julian Somers. A husband returns home to find his wife collapsed on the floor. (S1, E7)
Tue 30 Aug 18:35 Deadly Nightshade 1953. Crime. Directed by John Gilling. Stars Emrys Jones, Zena Marshall, John Horsely & Joan Hickson. A convict on the run switches identities with a lookalike, only to find himself in deeper trouble.
Tue 30 Aug 19:50 Look At Life 1966. A Look into the world of matches from every angle with Jimmy Greaves. From the football match to the love match. From the boxing match to Britain's biggest match factory.
Tue 30 Aug 20:00 Maigret Voices From The Past. 1962. Stars Rupert Davies, Victor Lucas & Fay Compton. Maigret is thrown into a world where he must tread delicately when investigating the violent death of Count St Hilaire. [S]
Tue 30 Aug 21:05 Van der Valk Dangerous Games. Stars Barry Foster, Meg Davies & Ronald Hines. Van der Valk plays cat and mouse with a leak in police headquarters.
Tue 30 Aug 23:15 Public Eye 1972. Detective & Mystery Drama. The Man Who Said Sorry. Stars Alfred Burke, Paul Rogers & Ray Smith. An oddly dressed man visits Marker, insisting he is the only man capable of helping him.
Wed 31 Aug 00:15 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro Caroline Munro welcomes the Cellar Dwellers to another evening of horror. The first offering of the evening is Whoever Slew Auntie Roo? A twisted Hansel and Gretel style tale from 1972. [S]
Wed 31 Aug 00:20 Whoever Slew Auntie Roo 1972. Horror. Director: Curtis Harrington. Stars Shelley Winters, Mark Lester & Chloe Franks. With a twist on the Hansel and Gretel tale, a mad widow lures unsuspecting children into her mansion. [S]
Wed 31 Aug 02:05 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro Caroline Munro introduces the second film of the night, the 1963 comedy horror The Raven. The film stars a variety of legendary actors including Boris Karloff, Vincent Price and Jack Nicholson. [S]
Wed 31 Aug 02:10 The Raven 1963. Comedy Horror. Directed by Roger Corman. Stars Vincent Price, Boris Karloff, Peter Lorre & Jack Nicholson. A sorcerer who has turned into a raven seeks help from a fellow magician. [S]
Wed 31 Aug 03:50 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro The Four Skulls of Jonathan Drake is the final offering of the night. Caroline introduces the mysterious horror, starring Eduard Franz and Valerie French, about a cursed family. [S]
Wed 31 Aug 03:55 The Four Skulls of Jonathan Drake 1959. Horror. Directed by Edward L. Cahn. Stars Eduard Franz, Valerie French & Grant Richards. Jonathan Drake explores the curse placed on his family, vowing to break it before it catches him. [S]
Wed 31 Aug 05:25 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro Caroline Munro closes the doors for the Cellar Dwellers once more, but not before giving a preview of next week's films showing in The Cellar Club. [S]
Wed 31 Aug 05:30 Turn of Fate Silhouette Of A Killer. 1957. Stars Robert Ryan. Dramatizations that depict the plight of people who are suddenly involved in unexpected and perilous situations. (S1, E1)
Wed 31 Aug 06:00 Woman in the Dark 1934. Crime drama. Directed by Phil Rosen. Stars Fay Wray, Ralph Bellamy & Melvyn Douglas. A woman on the run disrupts the peaceful existence of a man recently released from prison. [S]
Wed 31 Aug 07:30 Night Ride 1937. Drama. Director: John Paddy Carstairs. Stars Jimmy Hanley, Wally Patch, Julian Vedey & Joan Ponsford. Two drivers, sacked by the trucking company they work for, decide to form their own. [S]
Wed 31 Aug 09:00 Love and War The story of the Czech World War II air ace Kurt Kuttelwascher, who fought to defend Britain; with one of his daughters, discussing her search for her father and about the tragic end to his life. [S]
Wed 31 Aug 09:30 Daisy Kenyon 1947. Drama. Director: Otto Preminger. Stars Joan Crawford, Dana Andrews & Henry Fonda. An artist becomes involved with a married man and a returning soldier and now must choose between the two. [S]
Wed 31 Aug 11:30 Below Zero 1930. Comedy. Director: James Parrott. Stars Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy & Charlie Hall. Laurel and Hardy play street musicians struggling to earn money on a cold winter day. [S]
Wed 31 Aug 11:55 The Story of Gilbert and Sullivan 1953. Drama. Director: Sidney Gilliat. Stars Robert Morley, Maurice Evans & Eileen Herlie. A dramatisation of the collaboration between writer William S. Gilbert and composer Arthur Sullivan. [S]
Wed 31 Aug 14:00 Upstairs Downstairs A Cry for Help Drama. 1971. Stars David Langton, Gordon Jackson & Angela Baddeley. Richard Bellamy discovers Mary, the housemaid, crying and promises to help her.
Wed 31 Aug 15:00 Saddle Up! Rage at Dawn begins another afternoon of western delights. James Stephens introduces the 1955 film which features Randolph Scott in the lead opposite Forrest Tucker as the villain. [S]
Wed 31 Aug 15:05 Rage at Dawn 1955. Western. Directed by Tim Whelan. Stars Randolph Scott, Forrest Tucker & Mala Powers. A private detective from Chicago is sent out west to take down the notorious Reno brothers. [S]
Wed 31 Aug 16:50 Saddle Up! James Stephens presents The Outlaws is Coming. Released in 1965, this comedy western starring The Three Stooges was the sixth and final film to star the comedy team. [S]
Wed 31 Aug 16:55 The Outlaws Is Coming 1965. Western. Directed by Norman Maurer. Stars Larry Fine, Joe DeRita, Moe Howard & Adam West. The Three Stooges go west and get mixed-up in a battle between gunslingers and an Indian tribe. [S]
Wed 31 Aug 18:40 Saddle Up! We'll see you back in the saddle next week as James Stephens previews two upcoming films. [S]
Wed 31 Aug 18:45 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.
Wed 31 Aug 18:50 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre Act Of Murder. 1964. Directed by Alan Bridges. Stars John Carson, Anthony Bate & Justine Lord. A well-off couple who work in the theatre plan to temporarily swap their country manor for a city home.
Wed 31 Aug 20:00 Kessler 1981. Directed by Michael E. Briant. Stars Clifford Rose, Alison Glennie & Nitza Shaul. Measures are taken to deal with Mical and Bauer. Meanwhile, Kessler clashes with his old colleagues. [S]
Wed 31 Aug 21:05 The Wild Affair 1965. Comedy. Directed by John Krish. Stars Nancy Kwan, Gladys Morgan & Betty Marsden. A young office assistant who will soon be married, wishes to have one last fling before tying the knot. [S]
Wed 31 Aug 22:55 The Champions Full Circle. 1969. Starring: Stuart Damon, Alexandra Bastedo & William Gaunt. British agent Paul Westerman is remanded in prison on suspicion for stealing a micro-film from the Columbian embassy. [S]
Wed 31 Aug 23:55 Hazell Hazell and the Deptford Virgin. 1979. Stars Nicholas Ball, Peter Bourke & Nell Brennan. Hazell is hired to find a family heirloom but soon discovers that he isn't the only one chasing after it.
Thu 01 Sep 00:55 Callan Breakout. Stars: Edward Woodward, William Squire & Patrick Mower. By surrendering to the police, KGB operative Nikolai Lubin seeks safety in a British prison.
Thu 01 Sep 01:55 Widows Series 2, Episode 6. 1985. Stars Ann Mitchell, Maureen O'Farrell, Fiona Hendley & Debby Bishop. Harry and his gang carry out the heist. (S2, E06)
Thu 01 Sep 02:55 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]
Thu 01 Sep 05:00 Target: The Corruptors Play It Blue. 1961. Stars Stephen McNally, Robert Harland & Harold J. Stone. Investigative reporters Paul Marino & Jack Flood investigate various cases of industrial corruption. (S1, E17)
Thu 01 Sep 06:00 The Second Mr. Bush 1940. Comedy. Directed by John Paddy Carstairs. Stars Wallace Evennett, Evelyn Roberts & Kay Walsh. A writer poses as a shy butterfly hunter who has a fortune and is hounded by reporters.
Thu 01 Sep 07:05 Clash By Night 1963. Drama. Directed by Montgomery Tully. Starring Terence Longdon, Jennifer Jayne & Harry Fowler. A prison bus enroute to jail is hijacked by a gang determined to free their leader. [S]
Thu 01 Sep 08:35 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.
Thu 01 Sep 09:05 Dangerous Crossing 1953. Drama. Directed by Joseph M. Newman. Stars Jeanne Crain, Michael Rennie & Max Showalter. A newly-wed couple board an ocean liner for their honeymoon, but the husband mysteriously disappears. [S]
Thu 01 Sep 10:35 Patterns 1956. Drama. Directed by Fielder Cook. Stars Van Heflin, Everett Sloane & Ed Begley. Fred Staples finds his ambitions and ethics at odds after being employed by a renowned New York corporation. [S]
Thu 01 Sep 12:15 I Believe in You 1952. Drama. Directed by Basil Dearden. Stars Celia Johnson, Cecil Parker & Joan Collins. Retired bachelor Henry becomes a probation officer and seeks to reform some of the criminals he meets. [S]
Thu 01 Sep 14:00 Hannay Coup de Grace. 1989. Stars Robert Powell, Anthony Valentine & Joanna David. Hannay becomes ensnared by a web of lies when he meets the beautiful Sybil Verney at a race meeting. (S2, E01)
Thu 01 Sep 15:00 The Quiet Woman 1951. Crime drama directed By John Gilling and starring Derek Bond, Jane Hylton and Dora Bryan. A proprietress of a country inn becomes involved with smugglers. [S]
Thu 01 Sep 16:30 Passport To Pimlico 1949. Comedy. Director: Henry Cornelius. Stars Stanley Holloway, Hermione Baddeley & Margaret Rutherford. London residents declare independence, causing them to need a new 'Passport to Pimlico'. [S]
Thu 01 Sep 18:10 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]
Thu 01 Sep 20:00 The Saint Starring the Saint. 1963. Stars Roger Moore, Ronald Radd & Wensley Pithey. Simon replaces an actor in a film, but his chance at becoming famous disappears after the producer is murdered. [S]
Thu 01 Sep 21:00 Very Best of Peter Sellers 1990. Comedy Documentary. Directed by Ashley & Robert Sidaway. Stars Peter Sellers. A cracking collection of the funniest sketches from one of the world's all-time great comedians. [S]
Thu 01 Sep 22:10 The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes Madame Sara. Stars: John Fraser, George Murcell, Marianne Benet. While investigating death threats against two sisters, Dixon Druce falls under the charms of the mysterious Madame Sara.
Thu 01 Sep 23:10 Widows Series 2, Episode 1. 1985. Stars Ann Mitchell, Maureen O'Farrell, Fiona Hendley & Debby Bishop. It is six weeks after the robbery and Dolly has returned to England. (S2, E01)
Fri 02 Sep 00:10 Enemy At The Door The Laws and Usages of War. 1978. Stars Alfred Burke, Bernard Horsfall, Emily Richard. As Clare tells her parents what she did, Kessler's body is found. [S]
Fri 02 Sep 01:10 The Passage 1979. Drama. Directed by J. Lee Thompson. Stars Anthony Quinn, James Mason & Malcolm McDowell. A French scientist and his family are smuggled into Spain whilst being pursued by a sadistic German. [S]
Fri 02 Sep 03:15 There Was a Young Lady 1953. Comedy. Director: Lawrence Huntington. Stars Michael Denison, Dulcie Gray & Sydney Tafler. A diamond merchants' secretary gets fired by her new boss for being too efficient. [S]
Fri 02 Sep 05:00 Amos Burke: Secret Agent A Little Gift of Cairo. Burke is assigned to stop Farid from retaking power by preventing him, his arsenal of weapons and napalm from reaching Cairo.
Fri 02 Sep 06:00 Scarlet Street 1945. Drama. Director: Fritz Lang. Stars Edward G. Robinson, Joan Bennett & Dan Duryea. A banker in a dying marriage falls for a thug's girlfriend. They find a way to cash in on his infatuation. [S]
Fri 02 Sep 08:05 Ambush In Leopard Street 1962. Crime Thriller. Stars James Kenney & Bruce Seton. A retired thief forms a gang for one last job, a diamond shipment. With good locations and a British cast it's an enjoyable British B film. [S]
Fri 02 Sep 09:20 Uncle Silas 1947. Mystery. Director Charles Frank. Stars Jean Simmons, Katina Paxinou & Derrick De Marney. After her father's death, a British heiress goes to live with her uncle who's scheming to murder her. [S]
Fri 02 Sep 11:25 Impact 1963. Drama. Jack Moir (Conrad Phillips of 'William Tell' fame), a newspaper reporter, is framed by 'The Duke' (George Pastell), a Soho racketeer against whom he has written a series of articles. [S]
Fri 02 Sep 12:40 Come To The Stable 1949. Drama. Director: Michael McCarthy. Stars Loretta Young, Celeste Holm & Hugh Marlowe. Two nuns arrive unannounced in a small Connecticut town with a plan to build a children's hospital. [S]
Fri 02 Sep 14:35 Mantrap 1952. Crime. Directed by Terence Fisher. Stars Paul Henreid, Lois Maxwell & Kieron Moore. A falsely convicted murderer escapes prison to seek out who the real killer is and clear his name. [S]
Fri 02 Sep 16:10 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]
Fri 02 Sep 18:20 A Hill in Korea 1956. War. Directed by Julian Amyes. Stars George Baker, Stanley Baker & Michael Caine in his first credited film role. In the Korean war, British soldiers try to fight their way back to safety. [S]
Fri 02 Sep 20:00 The Outer Limits Behold, Eck! 1964. Stars Peter Lind Hayes, Joan Freeman & Parley Baer. A 2-dimensional being trapped in our 3-dimensional world desperately searches for a special lens to see his escape route. [S]
Fri 02 Sep 21:00 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro Caroline Munro welcomes all you Cellar Dwellers back for a new edition of The Cellar Club! First up, is the 1968 horror Corruption, starring Peter Cushing as a plastic surgeon. [S]
Fri 02 Sep 21:05 Corruption 1968. Horror. Director: Robert Hartford-Davis. Stars Peter Cushing, Sue Lloyd & Noel Trevarthen. A plastic surgeon stops at nothing to restore his girlfriends face after accidently disfiguring it. [S]
Fri 02 Sep 22:55 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro Next up is the 1965 British horror Die! Die! My Darling! Caroline presents the film which stars Tallulah Bankhead as a crazed mother who terrorises her son’s ex-fiancée played by Stefanie Powers. [S]
Fri 02 Sep 23:00 Die! Die! My Darling 1965. Horror. Directed by Silvio Narizzano. Stars Tallulah Bankhead, Stefanie Powers & Peter Vaughan. A young woman is tortured by her deceased fiancé's mother who blames her for his death. [S]
Sat 03 Sep 01:00 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro Caroline cautiously introduces the last horror of the night, Attack of the Giant Leeches. This 1959 feature directed by Bernard Kowalski focuses on intelligent leeches attacking locals. [S]
Sat 03 Sep 01:05 Attack of the Giant Leeches 1959. Horror. Directed by Bernard L. Kowalski. Stars Ken Clark, Yvette Vickers & Jan Shepard. A man discovers giant leeches are behind several recent disappearances, but will anyone believe him? [S]
Sat 03 Sep 02:20 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro It's time to call it a night, but not before Caroline presents three more fiendish flicks for next week. [S]
Sat 03 Sep 02:25 Kiss of Death 1947. Crime Drama. Directed by Henry Hathaway. Stars Victor Mature, Brian Donlevy & Coleen Gray. A captured jewel thief makes a deal with his prosecutors after learning news about his accomplices. [S]
Sat 03 Sep 04:25 Mysterious Mr Nicholson 1947. Crime drama. Directed by Oswald Mitchell and starring Anthony Hulme, Lesley Osmond and Frank Hawkins. A solicitors' clerk is sent to deliver a will and finds the recipient murdered. [S]
Sat 03 Sep 06:00 Seven Doors to Death 1944. Comedy/Mystery. Director: Elmer Clifton. Starring: Chick Chandler, June Clyde and George Meeker. An architect studies six shops and a house to solve a gem theft and a double murder. [S]
Sat 03 Sep 07:15 Sons Of The Sea 1939. Drama. The Head of Dartmouth training college is murdered but was he the intended victim? Directed by Maurice Elvey. Starring Leslie Banks and Kay Walsh. [S]
Sat 03 Sep 08:50 Discover Britain by Train 1978. Directed by David C. Lochner. Narrated by Brian Redhead. A promotional short film detailing the benefits of rail travel in Britain.
Sat 03 Sep 09:00 William Tell The Assassins. 1958. Stars Conrad Phillips, Willoughby Goddard & Jennifer Jayne. Swiss collaborators, arrested by Gessler for murder, are given a chance to save their necks from the noose. [S]
Sat 03 Sep 09:30 Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe ... the Universe. The Fiery Abyss. 1940. Stars: Buster Crabbe & Carol Hughes. Flash and Zarkoff escape the Rock men, but soon find themselves helping in the search for the Rock King's missing son. [S]
Sat 03 Sep 09:55 Operation Third Form 1966. Adventure. Directed by David Eady. Stars John Moulder-Brown & Derren Nesbitt. Children save a junk collector from being accused of theft and prevent someone from stealing a painting. [S]
Sat 03 Sep 11:05 Popeye The Sailor Ancient Fistory. 1953. Stars Jack Mercer, Mae Questel & Lou Fleischer. Popeye is working for Bluto. Princess Olive will choose her mate in a reverse telling of the Cinderella story. [S]
Sat 03 Sep 11:15 Larry the Lamb 1971. Golf (Toytown Rules).
Sat 03 Sep 11:30 The Adventures of Robin Hood The Vandals. 1956. Stars Richard Greene, Victor Woolf & Archie Duncan. Robin is blamed for a series of attacks and the Sheriff tries to capture him but where is the evidence. [S]
Sat 03 Sep 12:00 Planet Outlaws 1953. Sci-fi. Directors: Ford Beebe & Saul Goodkind. Stars Buster Crabbe, Constance Moore & Jackie Moran. A pilot and his friend awake from years in suspended animation to an outlaw ruled world. [S]
Sat 03 Sep 13:25 Fixed Bayonets 1951. Action. Directed by Samuel Fuller. Stars Richard Basehart, Gene Evans & Michael O'Shea. Story of a small group of American soldiers and their battles in the mountains during the Korean War. [S]
Sat 03 Sep 15:15 A Desperate Case in 1958 1958. Directed by Kenneth Fairbairn. Starring Maurice Denham. A comical short film designed to tackle the increasing problem of stray luggage.
Sat 03 Sep 15:30 The Grapes of Wrath 1940. Drama. Director: John Ford. Stars Dorris Bowdon, John Carradine, Henry Fonda. Based on John Steinbeck's novel. Driven from their own land, a depression-era family migrate to California in. [S]
Sat 03 Sep 18:10 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]
Sat 03 Sep 20:00 Maigret The Crooked Castle. 1962. Stars Rupert Davies, Ewen Solon & Victor Lucas. Maigret descends upon a small town north of Paris after a diamond dealer is found murdered in the garage of a house. [S]
Sat 03 Sep 21:05 The Abominable Snowman 1957. Horror. Directed by Val Guest. Stars Forrest Tucker, Peter Cushing & Maureen Connell. Scientists on an expedition in the Himalayas discover a legendary creature may be real after all. [S]
Sat 03 Sep 22:50 Morons From Outer Space 1985. Sci-fi Comedy. Directed by Mike Hodges. Stars Mel Smith, Griff Rhys Jones & Joanne Pearce. A trio of moronic alien's crash land on Earth, quickly becoming celebrities. [S]
Sun 04 Sep 00:35 Cry Of The City 1948. Mystery. Director: Robert Siodmak. Stars: Victor Mature, Richard Conte & Fred Clark.Lieut. Candella, longtime friend of the Rome family, walks a tightrope in the case of cop-killer Martin Rome.
Sun 04 Sep 02:25 Doll's House 1973. Drama. Directed by Patrick Garland. Stars Claire Bloom, Anthony Hopkins & Denholm Elliott. A woman's past financial mistake returns to haunt her and fearing her husband, she must hide the truth.
Sun 04 Sep 04:15 I'll Walk Beside You 1943. Musical. Directed by Maclean Rodgers. John (Richard Bird) and Ann (Lesley Brook) meet through music but are parted by the war. [S]
Sun 04 Sep 06:00 Carry On Admiral 1957. Comedy directed by Val Guest and starring David Tomlinson, Peggy Cummins & Alfie Bass. An MP is mistaken for his naval friend and put in charge of the fighting ship HMS Sherwood! [S]
Sun 04 Sep 07:40 Q Planes 1939. Drama. Director Tim Whelan. Stars Ralph Richardson, Laurence Olivier & Valerie Hobson. A British Secret Agent tries to discover who is using a secret weapon to steal experimental planes. [S]
Sun 04 Sep 09:15 Saddle Up! Rage at Dawn begins another afternoon of western delights. James Stephens introduces the 1955 film which features Randolph Scott in the lead opposite Forrest Tucker as the villain. [S]
Sun 04 Sep 09:20 Rage at Dawn 1955. Western. Directed by Tim Whelan. Stars Randolph Scott, Forrest Tucker & Mala Powers. A private detective from Chicago is sent out west to take down the notorious Reno brothers. [S]
Sun 04 Sep 11:05 Saddle Up! James Stephens presents The Outlaws is Coming. Released in 1965, this comedy western starring The Three Stooges was the sixth and final film to star the comedy team. [S]
Sun 04 Sep 11:10 The Outlaws Is Coming 1965. Western. Directed by Norman Maurer. Stars Larry Fine, Joe DeRita, Moe Howard & Adam West. The Three Stooges go west and get mixed-up in a battle between gunslingers and an Indian tribe. [S]
Sun 04 Sep 12:55 Saddle Up! We'll see you back in the saddle next week as James Stephens previews two upcoming films. [S]
Sun 04 Sep 13:00 Bank Holiday 1938. Drama. Director: Carol Reed. Stars: John Lodge, Margaret Lockwood, Hugh Williams & Rene Ray. A group of people encounter strange situations when they visit a resort to spend the weekend. [S]
Sun 04 Sep 14:45 Driving The Train 1959 1959. A fascinating instructional film on driving diesel trains.
Sun 04 Sep 15:10 Bus Stop 1956. Romantic Comedy. Directed by Joshua Logan. Stars Marilyn Monroe, Don Murray & Arthur O'Connell. A cowboy falls in love with a saloon singer and attempts to take her to his Montana ranch. [S]
Sun 04 Sep 17:00 The Footage Detectives Brighton Rocks! There’s glimpses of Brighton from the past with familiar faces, a lost reel from Merton Park studios, a look at behind the scenes of a 40s cinema and guess who’s a Water rat? [S]
Sun 04 Sep 18:00 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]
Sun 04 Sep 19:00 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.
Sun 04 Sep 19:45 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]
Sun 04 Sep 21:00 The Onedin Line 1971. The Wind Blows Free. Stars Peter Gilmore, Anne Stallybrass & Edward Chapman. In 1860s Liverpool, sailor James Onedin acquires a ship after agreeing to marry a captain’s daughter. [S]
Sun 04 Sep 22:00 An Innocent Man 1989. Crime Drama. Directed by Peter Yates. Stars Tom Selleck, F. Murray Abraham & Laila Robins. Two corrupt cops send an innocent man to prison, leading him to seek revenge on his release. [S]

September 5th to September 11th


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TPTV Schedule September 5th to September 11th

DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Mon 05 Sep 00:20 The Heritage Chart Show with Mike Read A TOTP style TV Show for Heritage Artists based on the Heritage Chart which is voted on in over 80 countries. Songs you love from popular artists, live and on video with the odd interview.
Mon 05 Sep 01:25 The Outsiders 1983. Coming of Age Drama. Directed by Francis Ford Coppola. Stars Tom Cruise, Matt Dillon, Ralph Macchio & Patrick Swayze. A story of rivalry and hardship between two gangs of young men. [S]
Mon 05 Sep 03:45 Power Play 1978. Directed by Martyn Burke. Stars Peter O'Toole, David Hemmings & Donald Pleasence. Angered and frustrated by corruption and repression, military officers decide to overthrow the current regime.
Mon 05 Sep 05:50 Look At Life 1963. A Look into the trials and tribulations that confront drivers as parking is one of the major problems today in Britain's big cities.
Mon 05 Sep 06:00 Get Some In! Christmas at the Camp. 1975. Stars: Tony Selby, Robert Lindsay, David Janson. C Flight must stay behind when they're picked for maintenance duty (Special)
Mon 05 Sep 06:30 Don't Take It To Heart! 1944. Comedy. Director: Jeffrey Dell. Stars: Richard Greene, Alfred Drayton & Patricia Medina. In World War II England, a German bomb dropped on a stately mansion releases a ghost. [S]
Mon 05 Sep 08:15 Third Alibi 1961. Drama. Directed by Montgomery Tully. Starring Laurence Payne, Patricia Dainton. A married composer finds that his affair with his wife's half-sister has resulted in her death. [S]
Mon 05 Sep 09:35 The Gang's All Here 1943. Musical. Director: Busby Berkeley. Starring: Phil Baker, Alice Faye & Carmen Miranda. A soldier falls for a chorus girl and then experiences trouble when he is posted to the Pacific. [S]
Mon 05 Sep 11:40 Ships With Wings 1941. War. Directed by Sergei Nolbandov. Stars Ann Todd, John Clements & Leslie Banks. A heroic story set during WWII about the bravery and sacrifices of the men of the Fleet Air Arm. [S]
Mon 05 Sep 13:45 Diesel Train Ride in 1959 1959. Directed by Ritchie James. A wonderful train ride through the English countryside, as seen through the forward windows of a diesel coach.
Mon 05 Sep 14:00 Rooms Prejudices. 1977. Written by John Kershaw. Stars William Marlowe, Ann Curthoys, Julie Shipley, Cheryl Branker, Sylvestea Le Touzel. Lesley has family to visit who are extremely unkind to Meryl.
Mon 05 Sep 14:30 Rooms Horse & Carriage. 1977. Written by John Kershaw. Stars William Marlowe, Ann Curthoys, Julie Shipley. It seems the wedding may not be the happy affair Lesley's family will have her believe.
Mon 05 Sep 15:00 Sailors Three 1940. Comedy. Director: Walter Forde. Stars Tommy Trinder, Claude Hulbert & Carla Lehmann. During WWII, three British sailors accidentally board a ship, they then proceed to take control over it. [S]
Mon 05 Sep 16:45 Look At Life 1964. A Look into the developing hotel industry and the problems that it has to face.
Mon 05 Sep 17:00 The Footage Detectives We welcome Jess Conrad OBE to the TPTV cinema who has found some reels! There's the Hillman Minx at top speed, a look at Sheila Van Damm, a trip to various factories around the country and more! [S]
Mon 05 Sep 18:00 The Night We Got The Bird 1960. Comedy. Directed by Darcy Conyers. Stars Brian Rix, Ronald Shiner, Dora Bryan and Liz Fraser. An antiques seller gets caught up in his new boss's forgery racket. [S]
Mon 05 Sep 19:35 Down to Sussex in 1964 1964. Directed by Kenneth Fairbairn. A charming travelogue of places and events in the South Downs and the Weald.
Mon 05 Sep 20:00 Gideon's Way Boy with Gun. Stars John Gregson, Alexander Davion and Daphne Anderson. A boy shoots a punk that threatened him with a knife and runs away, joined by a young escapee. [S]
Mon 05 Sep 21:00 The Abominable Snowman 1957. Horror. Directed by Val Guest. Stars Forrest Tucker, Peter Cushing & Maureen Connell. Scientists on an expedition in the Himalayas discover a legendary creature may be real after all. [S]
Mon 05 Sep 22:45 The Detective (1968) Crime. 1968. Director: Gordon Douglas. Stars: Frank Sinatra, Lee Remick and Jacqueline Bisset. Detective Joe Leland investigates the murder of a homosexual man. [S]
Tue 06 Sep 01:00 Resurrected 1989. Drama. Directed by Paul Greengrass. Stars David Thewlis, Rita Tushingham & Tom Bell. True story of a British soldier accused of desertion after being left behind in the Falklands after the war.
Tue 06 Sep 02:50 Uneasy Terms 1948. Thriller. Directed by Vernon Sewell. Stars Michael Rennie, Moira Lister, Faith Brook & Patricia Goddard. A private eye is summoned to a Colonel's country home, only to find the Colonel murdered!
Tue 06 Sep 04:40 Look At Life 1966. A Look into what it takes to get to the top, and why football remains Britain's most popular sport. Contains lots of football stars from the clubs of the era.
Tue 06 Sep 04:50 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre Marriage Of Convenience. 1960. Directed by Clive Donner. Stars John Cairney, Harry H. Corbett & Moira Redmond. A Man finds connections between his girlfriend & the Detective who arrested him
Tue 06 Sep 06:00 The Mind of Mr. J. G. Reeder 1971. The Duke. Stars: Hugh Burden, Willoughby Goddard & Mona Bruce. Mr.Reeder makes the acquaintance of 'Duke' Dorsey, a Chicago gangster comes to England to claim his inheritance of a country estate
Tue 06 Sep 07:00 The Seventh Survivor 1943. Espionage. Director: Leslie S. Hiscott. Stars: Austin Trevor, Linden Travers & John Stuart. Survivors from a torpedoed passenger vessel are rescued by a lighthouse crew.
Tue 06 Sep 08:35 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.
Tue 06 Sep 09:00 Stagecoach West The Swindler. Wayne Rogers & Robert Bray run a stagecoach line in the Old West, where they come across a wide variety of killers, robbers and ladies in distress. [S]
Tue 06 Sep 10:00 Captain From Castile 1947. Adventure. Directed by Henry King. Stars Lee J. Cobb, Jean Peters & Tyrone Power. A Spanish officer fleeing the inquisition joins Cortez' quest to find fortune and glory in the New World. [S]
Tue 06 Sep 12:50 The Voice Of Merrill 1952. Crime Drama. Directed by John Gilling. Starring Valerie Hobson, James Robertson Justice & Sam Kydd. A dying author frames a radio narrator for killing his secretary. [S]
Tue 06 Sep 14:30 Sherlock Holmes The Case of the Blind Man's Bluff. 1954. Starring: Ronald Howard, Howard Marion-Crawford & Archie Duncan. The only clue is a chicken's foot. Insp. Lestrade goes to Sherlock Holmes for assistance. [S]
Tue 06 Sep 15:00 The Body Vanished 1939. Drama. Directed by Walter Tennyson. Starring Anthony Hulme, C. Denier Warren & Ernest Sefton. This murder mystery poses the dilemma of a vanishing corpse. [S]
Tue 06 Sep 16:00 Guadalcanal Diary 1943. War. Directed by Lewis Seiler. Stars Preston Foster, Lloyd Nolan & William Bendix. A focus on the personal lives of those involved in the task force bound for Guadalcanal during WWII. [S]
Tue 06 Sep 17:50 Look At Life 1963. A Look into the world of musclemen in the army, wrestling and weightlifting.
Tue 06 Sep 18:00 Scotland Yard 1954. The Strange Case of Blonde. Directed by Ken Hughes. Stars Lee Sinclaire, Derek Alward, Cyril Smith & Russell Napier. A cat burglar adopts an unexpected disguise (S1, E8)
Tue 06 Sep 18:35 The London Nobody Knows 1967. Documentary. Directed by Norman Cohen. Stars James Mason. In the spirit of adventure and discovery, this offbeat and exciting film exposes the surprising and intriguing London of the 60s. [S]
Tue 06 Sep 19:35 Coaching Holiday in 1958 1958. A short film focusing on the account of a coaching tour told by the driver, who attempts to try to create a happy atmosphere and cement friendships.
Tue 06 Sep 20:00 Maigret The Madman of Vervac. 1962. Stars Rupert Davies, Ewen Solon & Helen Shingler. Maigret must fall on unconventional methods to catch a madman after being wounded and confined to a hotel bed. [S]
Tue 06 Sep 21:05 Van der Valk A Sudden Silence. Stars Barry Foster, Meg Davies & Ronald Hines. The Dutch detective investigates the shooting of a government minister.
Tue 06 Sep 23:15 Public Eye 1972.Mystery Drama.Horse and Carriage.Stars Alfred Burke, Pat Heywood & Tony Melody.Marker finds the season of goodwill a little hard to bear when a husband hires Marker to investigate his wife.
Wed 07 Sep 00:15 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro Caroline Munro kicks off the night with Tomb of Ligeia, the 1965 British horror directed by Roger Corman and starring Vincent Price. [S]
Wed 07 Sep 00:20 Tomb of Ligeia 1965. Horror. Directed by Roger Corman. Stars Vincent Price, Elizabeth Shepherd & John Westbrook. A man's obsession with his now deceased first wife casts a shadow over his second marriage. [S]
Wed 07 Sep 02:00 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro We return to our favourite blood sucking character with The Return of Dracula. Caroline presents the 1958 American horror starring Francis Lederer as The Count. [S]
Wed 07 Sep 02:05 Return of Dracula 1958. Horror. Directed by Paul Landres. Stars Francis Lederer, Norma Eberhardt & Ray Stricklyn. Dracula heads for a small town in California under a false identity, a visit they will never forget. [S]
Wed 07 Sep 03:45 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro Straight to another set of fangs, Caroline introduces The Vampire. This 1957 horror stars John Beal and Colleen Gray and is directed by Paul Landres. [S]
Wed 07 Sep 03:50 The Vampire 1957. Horror. Directed by Paul Landres. Stars John Beal, Coleen Gray & Kenneth Tobey. A small town doctor accidentally consumes bat serum pills and soon acquires an unsatiable desire for blood. [S]
Wed 07 Sep 05:25 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro Caroline Munro closes the night, but not before presenting the three horror offerings to come next week. [S]
Wed 07 Sep 05:30 Knee Deep in Music 1933. Director: Alf Goulding. Stars Ruth Etting, Nat Carr & Garry Owen. A canned fish tycoon wants a hit song to sell his fish. Ruth Etting is the perfect singer - but can they find the perfect song?
Wed 07 Sep 06:00 Loyal Heart 1946. Drama. Director: Oswald Mitchell. Stars: Percy Marmont, Harry Welchman & Patricia Marmont. A sheep dog refuses to be taken from his master in exchange for a debt. Based on the E. Lewis novel.
Wed 07 Sep 07:35 Cloak Without Dagger 1956. Thriller. Director: Joseph Sterling. Stars Philip Friend, Mary Mackenzie & Leslie Dwyer. During WW2, a Major misses out on the capture of a spy. Years later, the truth is revealed. [S]
Wed 07 Sep 09:00 Love and War Bill Rose from Kent recounts his experiences as a prisoner of the Japanese during WWII, the child he knew of but hadn't seen for four years and the Japanese girl who is now his daughter in law. [S]
Wed 07 Sep 09:30 Prelude To Fame 1950. Drama. Director: Fergus McDonell. Starring: Guy Rolfe, Kathleen Byron & Kathleen Ryan. A boy with extraordinary instinct for orchestration is tutored and kept away from his loved ones. [S]
Wed 07 Sep 11:15 The Driving Force in 1966 1966. Directed by James Richie & Ronald Craigen. Short film focusing on the vast modernisation programme under which the changeover from steam to diesel and electric traction was achieved.
Wed 07 Sep 11:40 Mother Wore Tights 1947. Musical drama. Directed by Walter Lang. Stars Betty Grable, Dan Dailey & Mona Freeman. The story of a Vaudeville family; their rise to fame, incidents of marriage and troubles with children. [S]
Wed 07 Sep 13:50 Look At Life 1966. A Look into the inventors of today and how they go about getting their inventions accepted.
Wed 07 Sep 14:00 Upstairs Downstairs Magic Casements. 1971. Stars Gordon Jackson, David Langton & Jean Marsh. Lady Marjorie has a passionate affair which compromises her sense of duty and loyalty.
Wed 07 Sep 15:00 Saddle Up! Welcome back for another afternoon of Saddle Up! James Stephens introduces Vengeance Valley, a 1951 western directed by Robert Thorpe and starring Burt Lancaster and Robert Walker. [S]
Wed 07 Sep 15:05 Vengeance Valley 1951. Western. Directed by Richard Thorpe. Stars Burt Lancaster, Joanne Dru & Robert Walker. The sons of a cattle baron, one biological and the other adopted, fight for their father's empire. [S]
Wed 07 Sep 16:45 Saddle Up! Now for something truly special and rare... with its first ever screening on UK TV, James Stephens presents the 1935 feature The Mysterious Mr Sheffield. [S]
Wed 07 Sep 16:50 The Mysterious Mr. Sheffield 1935. Western. Directed by John P. McCarthy. Stars Guinn Williams, Molly O’ Day & Al St. John. Two cowboys with a thirst for justice are hired to take down a gang of outlaws targeting ranchers. [S]
Wed 07 Sep 18:00 Saddle Up! Join James Stephens as he takes a quick look at next week's action packed films. [S]
Wed 07 Sep 18:05 Mods and Rockers 1965. Director: Kenneth Hume. Stars Peter Cazalet, Hazel Merry, Oliver Symons & Mick Fleetwood. Tensions erupt at a dance party when a Mod girl gets involved with a Rocker boy. Music from The Beatles.
Wed 07 Sep 18:35 A Desperate Case in 1958 1958. Directed by Kenneth Fairbairn. Starring Maurice Denham. A comical short film designed to tackle the increasing problem of stray luggage.
Wed 07 Sep 18:50 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre Never Mention Murder. 1964. Directed by John Nelson-Burton. Stars Maxine Audley, Dudley Foster & Michael Coles. A surgeon (Dudley Foster) plans to use his medical skills to bump off his wife's lover.
Wed 07 Sep 20:00 The Onedin Line 1971. The Wind Blows Free. Stars Peter Gilmore, Anne Stallybrass & Edward Chapman. In 1860s Liverpool, sailor James Onedin acquires a ship after agreeing to marry a captain’s daughter. [S]
Wed 07 Sep 21:00 The Wild Affair 1965. Comedy. Directed by John Krish. Stars Nancy Kwan, Gladys Morgan & Terry-Thomas. A young office assistant who will soon be married, wishes to have one last fling before tying the knot. [S]
Wed 07 Sep 22:50 The Champions Nutcracker. 1969. Starring: Stuart Damon, Alexandra Bastedo & David Langton. Lord Mauncey enters a secret vault and attempts to steal the F File, which contains the country's defence information. [S]
Wed 07 Sep 23:50 Hazell Hazell Bangs the Drum. 1979. Stars: Nicholas Ball, Peter Bourke, Gavin Brown. Hazell is hired by a doctor who believes her cousin is being blackmailed
Thu 08 Sep 00:50 Callan Amos Green Must Live. Stars Edward Woodward, William Squire & Patrick Mower. Callan is brought in to protect the anti-immigration official, Amos Green, after a young black American is found in a river
Thu 08 Sep 01:50 Danger Route 1968. Action. Director: Seth Holt. Stars Richard Johnson, Carol Lynley & Barbara Bouchet. A secret agent is ordered to kill a Soviet scientist defector, but this simple mission turns complicated. [S]
Thu 08 Sep 03:40 Painted Boats 1945. Drama. Directed by Charles Crichton. Stars Jenny Laird, Bill Blewett & Robert Griffith. Story following two families who live and work on the canal boats and waterways of Britain. [S]
Thu 08 Sep 05:00 Target: The Corruptors Chase the Dragon. 1961. Stars Stephen McNally, Robert Harland & Harold J. Stone. Investigative reporters Paul Marino & Jack Flood investigate various cases of industrial corruption. (S1, E18)
Thu 08 Sep 06:00 Adam and Evelyne 1949. Romance. Director Harold French. Stars Stewart Granger & Jean Simmons. A veteran gambler unexpectedly becomes a father figure after a friend dies, complications ensue when the girl grows up. [S]
Thu 08 Sep 07:50 Swallows and Amazons 1974. Adventure. Director: Claude Whatham. Stars Virginia McKenna, Ronald Fraser & Simon West. On holiday in the 20s, a group of children divided into Swallows and Amazons, delve into adventures. [S]
Thu 08 Sep 09:40 It's a Wonderful World 1956. Comedy directed by Val Guest and starring Terence Morgan, George Cole, Kathleen Harrison. Two struggling composers hit on a novel way of producing music backwards! [S]
Thu 08 Sep 11:25 I Remember Mama 1948. Drama. Starring Irene Dunne, Barbara Bel Geddes and Oskar Homolka. A Norwegian immigrant family in 1910, San Francisco... Mamma runs the Pennywise household. 5 Oscar Nominations. [S]
Thu 08 Sep 14:00 Hannay The Terrors of the Earth. 1989. Stars Robert Powell, Gavin Richards & Alex Kingston. As tension mounts in Europe, the British Government prepares antidotes against possible germ warfare. (S2, E02)
Thu 08 Sep 15:00 The Honey Pot 1967. Comedy. Directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz. Stars Rex Harrison, Susan Hayward & Cliff Robertson. A millionaire tricks three ex-girlfriends into believing he's dying and leaving a fortune. [S]
Thu 08 Sep 17:35 Always A Bride 1953. Comedy. Director Ralph Smart. Stars Peggy Cummins & Ronald Squire. A father and daughter con team pose as newly-weds. Trouble begins when the daughter falls in love with a tax investigator. [S]
Thu 08 Sep 19:15 IWM: High Journey (1958) 1958. Doc. Narrated by Orson Welles. European countries photographed from low-flying aircraft with an evocative soundtrack, revealing ancient capitals and heritage sites.
Thu 08 Sep 20:00 The Saint Judith. 1963. Stars Roger Moore, Julie Christie & David Bauer. After a young woman backs her car into Simon's, he becomes involved in a surprising adventure and a sly attempt at fraud. [S]
Thu 08 Sep 21:00 Justice The Most Important Thing of All. 1971. Directed by James Ormerod. Stars Margaret Lockwood, William Franklyn & Victor Maddern. Ex-con James convinces his Barrister ex-wife to help his old cell mate.
Thu 08 Sep 22:00 The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes The Case of The Dixon Torpedo. Stars: Ronald Hines, Derek Francis, Jacqueline Pearce & James Bolam. Petty crime and international espionage intertwine when two agencies hire one man to do their work.
Thu 08 Sep 23:00 Widows Series 2, Episode 2. 1985. Stars Ann Mitchell, Maureen O'Farrell, Fiona Hendley & Debby Bishop. When Linda ruins her blossoming relationship, Bella returns to London. (S2, E02)
Fri 09 Sep 00:00 Enemy At The Door V For Victory. 1978. Stars: Alfred Burke, Bernard Horsfall & Emily Richard. After cut-out blue paper V for Victory signs appear in library books, somebody takes to painting V signs on walls. [S]
Fri 09 Sep 01:00 The Color Of Money 1986. Directed by Martin Scorsese. Stars Paul Newman, Tom Cruise & Forest Whitaker. Continuing the story of pool hustler Fast Eddie Felson who takes a cocky yet talented youngster under his wing. [S]
Fri 09 Sep 03:25 Crosstrap 1962. Crime Drama. Directed by Robert Hartford-Davis. Starring Laurence Payne and Jill Adams. Husband and wife look forward to their vacation but get caught between rival jewel thieves.
Fri 09 Sep 04:40 Look At Life 1966. A Look into the appeal of the four hundred castles, halls and mansions in Britain that are now open to the public.
Fri 09 Sep 05:00 Amos Burke: Secret Agent A Very Important Russian Is Missing. Burke must collaborate with Russian agents to recover an abducted top Russian intelligence officer.
Fri 09 Sep 06:00 Stranger In Town 1957. Drama. Directed George Pollock. Starring Alex Nicol, Anne Paige & Mary Laura Wood. In a sleepy village, a composer is shot dead and a woman is found gassed. Who killed them and why? [S]
Fri 09 Sep 07:30 Beyond the Curtain 1960. Drama. Directed by Compton Bennett. Starring Richard Greene, Eva Bartok and Marius Goring. East German refugee Karen finds herself back at home when the flight she works on is forced down. [S]
Fri 09 Sep 09:15 Back-Room Boy 1942. Comedy. Director: Herbert Mason. Stars Arthur Askey, Googie Withers & Moore Marriott. A man is sent to a lighthouse on a Scottish island, discovering the island is overrun by women. [S]
Fri 09 Sep 10:55 Johnny Frenchman 1945. Comedy. Directed by Charles Frend. Stars Françoise Rosay, Tom Walls & Patricia Roc. The long lasting rivalry between two sets of fisherman is reconsidered when war comes to their shores. [S]
Fri 09 Sep 13:00 Mister 880 1950. Romantic Comedy. Directed by Edmund Goulding. Stars Burt Lancaster, Edmund Gwenn & Dorothy McGuire. An agent investigates a counterfeiter whose case has been open for ten years. [S]
Fri 09 Sep 14:50 Down to Sussex in 1964 1964. Directed by Kenneth Fairbairn. A charming travelogue of places and events in the South Downs and the Weald.
Fri 09 Sep 15:15 Julia 1977. Drama. Director: Fred Zinnemann. Stars Jane Fonda, Vanessa Redgrave & Meryl Streep. Lillian's life is turned upside down by Julia, her close childhood friend, who asks her to smuggle money. [S]
Fri 09 Sep 17:35 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]
Fri 09 Sep 18:10 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]
Fri 09 Sep 20:00 The Outer Limits Expanding Human. 1964. Stars Skip Homeier, Keith Andes & James Doohan. After funding is cut off for an evolutional research project, a superhuman creature takes matters into his own hands. [S]
Fri 09 Sep 21:00 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro Welcome back to The Cellar Club, we’ve saved you a seat! Caroline introduces the first feature of the evening - Maniac. This 1963 feature, released by Hammer Film Productions stars Kerwin Mathews. [S]
Fri 09 Sep 21:05 Maniac 1963. Horror. Directed by Michael Carreras. Stars Kerwin Mathews, Nadia Gray & Donald Houston. In France, an American artist agrees to help his lover's husband escape from a mental institution. [S]
Fri 09 Sep 22:50 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro Caroline Munro introduces the second film of the evening, The Face Behind the Mask. This 1941 film noir directed by Robert Florey, stars the brilliant Peter Lorre. [S]
Fri 09 Sep 22:55 Face Behind The Mask 1941. Crime. Directed by Robert Florey. Stars Peter Lorre, Evelyn Keyes & Don Beddoe. Disfigured by a tragic fire in New York, a Hungarian watchmaker turns to crime to pay for a new face. [S]
Sat 10 Sep 00:15 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro Caroline presents the final offering, Tales That Witness Madness. This 1973 British horror directed by Freddie Francis focuses on a compilation of four separate stories with an eerie connection. [S]
Sat 10 Sep 00:20 Tales That Witness Madness 1973. Horror. Directed by Freddie Francis. Stars Donald Pleasence, Jack Hawkins & Joan Collins. In a late-night meeting, a psychiatrist recounts four disturbing patient cases to a colleague. [S]
Sat 10 Sep 02:05 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro It's closing time! Caroline Munro previews next week's chilling films. [S]
Sat 10 Sep 02:10 Farewell, My Lovely 1975. Thriller. Directed by Dick Richards. Stars Robert Mitchum, Charlotte Rampling, & Sylvester Stallone. An ex-con hires a private eye to find his girlfriend but ends up getting framed for murder.
Sat 10 Sep 04:15 Second Chorus 1941. Musical. Two college students are forced to earn a living by joining a band. (Nominated for 2 Oscars). Stars: Fred Astaire, Paulette Goddard, Artie Shaw & Burgess Meredith. [S]
Sat 10 Sep 06:00 Once A Thief 1935. Drama. Down on his luck inventor Roger (John Stuart) 'borrows' some money from a handbag he finds but things go wrong when a necklace from the bag goes missing. [S]
Sat 10 Sep 07:20 Greed of William Hart 1948. Horror. Directed by Oswald Mitchell and screenplay by John Gilling. Set in Edinburgh in the 1800s and starring Tod Slaughter as William Hart the infamous body broker. [S]
Sat 10 Sep 08:50 Look At Life 1966. A Look into the lives of fishermen and the background of the trawler industry.
Saturday Morning Pictures
Sat 10 Sep 09:00 William Tell The Baroness. 19Stars: Conrad Phillips, Willoughby Goddard & Jennifer Jayne. When her husband is invited to visit the castle of a baroness, Hedda suspects the woman of working for Gessler. [S]
Sat 10 Sep 09:30 Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe ... the Universe. The Pool Of Peril. 1940. Stars Buster Crabbe & Carol Hughes. The action is non-stop as Flash rescues the Rock prince from certain doom, and then battles Ming's soldiers. [S]
Sat 10 Sep 09:55 Mystery on Bird Island Family. 1954. Director: John Haggerty. Starring: Mavis Sage, Jennifer Beach & Nick Edmett. Two children on holiday, along with two local kids, catch men stealing bird eggs on the island of Burhou. [S]
Sat 10 Sep 11:00 Sir Francis Drake The Prisoner. 1961. Stars Terence Morgan, Jean Kent, Patrick McLoughlin. The Golden Hind sinks a Spanish ship and prisoners are bought aboard. Among them, Countess Inez. [S]
Sat 10 Sep 11:30 The Adventures of Robin Hood Richard The Lionheart. 1956. Stars Richard Greene, Victor Woolf & Archie Duncan. Arriving back in England King Richard is in disguise. Who can he count on for loyalty? [S]
Sat 10 Sep 12:00 Woman Eater 1958. Sci-Fi. Directed By Charles Saunders. Stars George Coulouris & Vera Day. A mad scientist captures women and feeds them to a flesh eating tree. [S]
Sat 10 Sep 13:25 The Night My Number Came Up 1955. Mystery. Directed by Leslie Norman and starring Michael Redgrave, Sheila Sim, Denholm Elliott and Alexander Knox. A military aircraft's fate may or may not depend on a prophetic nightmare. [S]
Sat 10 Sep 15:25 The Long & the Short & the Tall 1961. War. Directed by Leslie Norman. Stars Richard Todd, Laurence Harvey & Richard Harris. Based on the Willis Hall play. A British patrol in Burma are determined to avenge British prisoners. [S]
Sat 10 Sep 17:30 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]
Sat 10 Sep 19:35 The Driving Force in 1966 1966. Directed by James Richie & Ronald Craigen. Short film focusing on the vast modernisation programme under which the changeover from steam to diesel and electric traction was achieved.
Sat 10 Sep 20:00 Maigret Death in Mind. 1962. Stars Rupert Davies, Neville Jason & Anton Rodgers. A rich old woman and her maid have been murdered. Maigret allows the prime suspect to escape custody to learn the truth. [S]
Sat 10 Sep 21:05 Sammy Going South 1963. Adventure. Directed by Alexander Mackendrick. Stars Edward G. Robinson, Fergus McClelland & Harry H. Corbett. A young boy travels across the desert alone to find his only relative. [S]
Sat 10 Sep 23:25 Steptoe and Son 1972. Comedy. Directed by Cliff Owen. Stars Wilfrid Brambell, Harry H. Corbett & Carolyn Seymour. After trying to avoid his father's influences, trouble awaits when Harold decides to get married. [S]
Sun 11 Sep 01:15 Bowie The Man Who Changed The World 2016. Documentary. Directed by Sonia Anderson. Stars David Bowie, Angie Bowie & Breege Collins. Remembering and celebrating the life of David Bowie; with contributions from those who knew him. [S]
Sun 11 Sep 03:10 Vice Squad 1982. Thriller. Directed by Gary A. Sherman. Stars Wings Hauser, Season Hubley & Gary Swanson. A single mother and Hollywood prostitute goes undercover for the police after her friend is murdered.
Sun 11 Sep 05:10 Big Ben Calling 1935. Musical about a cafe proprietress, a radio salesman and a composer who set up a pirate radio station. Starring Leslie French, Hughie Green & Mary Lawson. [S]
Sun 11 Sep 06:00 Shoot to Kill 1947. Crime drama. Directed by William Berke and starring Russell Wade, Luana Walters and Edmund MacDonald. A woman marries a corrupt D.A. to get evidence to help on a recent murder. [S]
Sun 11 Sep 07:15 Flannelfoot 1953. Crime drama directed by Maclean Rodgers and starring Ronald Howard and Mary Germaine. Crime news hack Mitchell is out to discover the identity of the notorious jewel thief 'Flannelfoot'. [S]
Sun 11 Sep 08:40 Saddle Up! Welcome back for another afternoon of Saddle Up! James Stephens introduces Vengeance Valley, a 1951 western directed by Robert Thorpe and starring Burt Lancaster and Robert Walker. [S]
Sun 11 Sep 08:45 Vengeance Valley 1951. Western. Directed by Richard Thorpe. Stars Burt Lancaster, Joanne Dru & Robert Walker. The sons of a cattle baron, one biological and the other adopted, fight for their father's empire. [S]
Sun 11 Sep 10:25 Saddle Up! Now for something truly special and rare... with its first ever screening on UK TV, James Stephens presents the 1935 feature The Mysterious Mr Sheffield. [S]
Sun 11 Sep 10:30 The Mysterious Mr. Sheffield 1935. Western. Directed by John P. McCarthy. Stars Guinn Williams, Molly O’ Day & Al St. John. Two cowboys with a thirst for justice are hired to take down a gang of outlaws targeting ranchers. [S]
Sun 11 Sep 11:40 Saddle Up! Join James Stephens as he takes a quick look at next week's action packed films. [S]
Sun 11 Sep 11:45 Nurse Edith Cavell 1939. Drama. Directed by Herbert Wilcox. Starring Anna Neagle, Edna May Oliver, George Sanders & Zasu Pitts. During WW1, a British nurse, based in Brussels, assists an escaped prisoner of war. [S]
Sun 11 Sep 13:45 Go Go With Matt Monro 1966. Musical Short. Directed by Bertram Tyrer. Stars Matt Monro, Roy Castle & Marian Montgomery. A bright and sparkling musical show with Matt Monro as the charming and relaxed host. [S]
Sun 11 Sep 14:20 Forever and A Day 1943. Drama. Directed by Edmund Goulding, Cedric Hardwicke & Frank Lloyd. Stars George Kirby, Ray Milland & Ida Lupino. A story tracing the history of a picturesque London mansion. [S]
Sun 11 Sep 16:30 British Rails Are Long and Fast 1969. Directed by Bob Privett. Intended as a sales tool for manufacturers, this short film details the production, installation and maintenance for long welded track in use on British Railways.
Sun 11 Sep 17:00 The Footage Detectives It's all about Saturday nights out on the town, dance halls, courting, music, plus there’s a scooter two wheeler reel of footage, advice from Charles Hawtrey and who remembers Misty the Rock band? [S]
Sun 11 Sep 18:00 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]
Sun 11 Sep 19:00 The Browning Version 1951. Drama. Directed by Anthony Asquith. Stars Michael Redgrave. Public schoolmaster Crocker-Harris has become a bitter, disillusioned man, stuck in a loveless marriage. [S]
Sun 11 Sep 20:50 Look At Life 1960. A look at the huge new liners being built, the life of cargo carrying ships and the exciting future of air freight. With a look at the liner the Canberra.
Sun 11 Sep 21:00 The Onedin Line 1971. Plain Sailing. Stars Peter Gilmore, Anne Stallybrass & Brian Rawlinson. Anne Onedin must learn how to navigate when James and the crew become ill during the return voyage from Lisbon. [S]
Sun 11 Sep 22:00 Fraulein 1958. Drama. Directed by Henry Koster. Stars Dana Wynter, Mel Ferrer & Dolores Michaels. A young German woman helps an escaped American prisoner of war but once free, she faces more trouble alone. [S]
Sun 11 Sep 23:45 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.

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TPTV Schedule September 12th to September 18th

DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Mon 12 Sep 00:50 Goodbye Columbus 1969. Comedy. Directed by Larry Peerce. Stars Richard Benjamin, Ali MacGraw, Jack Klugman. Bronx librarian Neil and pampered princess Brenda try to cross class lines despite her parents' opposition.
Mon 12 Sep 02:55 Tickle Me 1965. Musical. Director: Norman Taurog. Stars Elvis Presley, Julia Adams & Jocelyn Lane. A rodeo star travels to a new town and falls in love, later discovering she is being threatened by a gang. [S]
Mon 12 Sep 04:45 Echo Of Diana 1963. Joan is distraught at the death of her husband in a plane crash but all is not what it seems. Stars: Vincent Ball & Betty McDowall. [S]
Mon 12 Sep 06:00 Get Some In! Flight. 1975. Stars: Tony Selby, David Janson, Gerard Ryder. C Flight head to RAF Wareham for target practice and a first go in the air (S2, E01)
Mon 12 Sep 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]
Mon 12 Sep 08:05 Dreamboat 1952. Comedy. Directed by Claude Binyon. Stars Ginger Rogers, Clifton Webb, Anne Francis & Jeffrey Hunter. A college professor career is threatened by his previous life as a movie star. [S]
Mon 12 Sep 09:50 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]
Mon 12 Sep 11:50 Between the Tides 1958 1958. Directed by Ralph Keene. A fascinating and colourful study of the marine animal and plant life of the South-West coast of Britain, including a look at their habitat of sea rock and sand.
Mon 12 Sep 12:15 Web of Evidence 1959. Thriller. Director: Jack Cardiff. Stars Van Johnson, Vera Miles, Bernard Lee & Jean Kent. A WW2 evacuee returns years later to England and finds his father in prison and framed for murder. [S]
Mon 12 Sep 14:00 Rooms What Are Neighbours For? 1977. Stars Ray Smith, Vicky Williams, Jenny Twigge, Ian Redford. Jim has a visit from Nina and its bad news. Meanwhile, Carols hairdressing business seems to be starting.
Mon 12 Sep 14:30 Rooms 10 Pence. 1977. written by Paula Milne. Stars Anne Dyson , Ray Smith, Elizabeth Cassidy. A Day of new beginings and confessions for dear Jim and our new resident finds a roommate.
Mon 12 Sep 15:00 The Ship That Died of Shame (AKA PT Raiders) 1955. Thriller. Director Basil Dearden. Stars Richard Attenborough, George Baker and Bill Owen. A trio of ex-servicemen begin smuggling black market items into post-war Britain. [S]
Mon 12 Sep 17:00 The Footage Detectives Let's pull ourselves a pint as we look at the history of The Pub! With advice from Bernard Cribbins and Michael Caine on beer, an old fashioned 'works day out' and why your pub needs a Juke Box! [S]
Mon 12 Sep 18:00 The Browning Version 1951. Drama. Directed by Anthony Asquith. Stars Michael Redgrave. Public schoolmaster Crocker-Harris has become a bitter, disillusioned man, stuck in a loveless marriage. [S]
Mon 12 Sep 19:50 Look At Life ...Why All The Rush. 1961. A look into why August Bank Holiday is traditionally the date around which most Britons fix their holidays. Those who think they will get away from it all are in for a shock
Mon 12 Sep 20:00 Gideon's Way The Reluctant Witness. Stars John Gregson, Alexander Davion and Daphne Anderson. Some neighborhood thugs who run a stolen car ring beat a man to death. A timid shop girl is the only witness. [S]
Mon 12 Sep 21:00 Rita, Sue and Bob Too 1986. Comedy. Directed by Alan Clarke. Stars Siobhan Finneran, Michelle Holmes, George Costigan & Lesley Sharp. Two teen babysitters become involved in an affair with their married employer. [S]
Mon 12 Sep 22:45 Look At Life 1963. A Look into an examination of the education system, not only in Britain, but also in the Commonwealth.
Mon 12 Sep 23:00 Secret Army Lisa - Codename Yvette. 1977. Stars Bernard Hepton, Angela Richards & Jan Francis. The story of a fictional Belgian resistance group during WWII helping allied airmen return home to Great Britain. [S]
Tue 13 Sep 00:05 Child's Play (1972) 1973. Drama. Director: Sidney Lumet. Stars: Beau Bridges, James Mason & Robert Preston. At an exclusive boys' school, a new gym teacher is drawn into a feud between two older instructors. [S]
Tue 13 Sep 02:05 The Party's Over 1965. Drama. Directed by Guy Hamilton. A controversial film of its time. A young American girl is caught up in the wild London scene. Starring Oliver Reed.
Tue 13 Sep 03:55 Dick Powell Theatre Open Season. Starring Dorothy Malone & Dennis O'Keefe. Devery Shay is anxious to prevent his wife from getting a divorce and testifying against him for his crooked ways.
Tue 13 Sep 04:50 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre The Man Who Was Nobody. 1960. Directed by Montgomery Tully. Stars Hazel Court, John Crawford, Lisa Daniely, Jack Watson & Paul Eddington. Two men search for a young tearaway who has vanished
Tue 13 Sep 06:00 The Mind of Mr. J. G. Reeder 1971. Man With A Strange Tattoo. Stars Hugh Burden, Willoughby Goddard & Gillian Lewis. An intruder is shot and killed by Lady Rothbard, a member of a distinguished family from India.
Tue 13 Sep 07:00 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]
Tue 13 Sep 08:50 Look At Life A Hundred Thousand Oarsmen. 1966. A Look into the fascinating sport of rowing.
Tue 13 Sep 09:00 Stagecoach West The Renegades. Wayne Rogers & Robert Bray run a stagecoach line in the Old West, where they come across a wide variety of killers, robbers and ladies in distress. [S]
Tue 13 Sep 10:00 I Met a Murderer 1939. Thriller. Director by Roy Kellino. Stars James Mason, Pamela Mason & Esma Cannon. A young woman meets a murderer on the run but conceals her suspicions to use the story for a book. [S]
Tue 13 Sep 11:35 Perfect Understanding 1933. Romantic Comedy. Directed by Cyril Gardner. Stars Gloria Swanson, Laurence Olivier & John Halliday. A couple's marriage is put to the test when they both flaunt their extra-marital antics. [S]
Tue 13 Sep 13:15 Private Information 1952. Drama starring Jill Esmond, Jack Watling, Carol Marsh and Gerard Heinz. Charlotte suspects that the council is corrupt and building defective drains that could cause public health issues. [S]
Tue 13 Sep 14:30 Sherlock Holmes The Case of Harry Crocker. 1954. Starring: Ronald Howard, Howard Marion-Crawford & Archie Duncan. Escape artist Harry Crocker turns to Sherlock Holmes when he is accused of strangling a girl. [S]
Tue 13 Sep 15:00 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.
Tue 13 Sep 17:10 Nightmail II 1986. Director: Bob Franklin. Marking the 50th anniversary of John Grierson's seminal film Nightmail, Blake Morrison's poetry traces the methods of distributing Britain's mail, by land air and sea.
Tue 13 Sep 17:40 Frozen North 1922. Comedy Short. Directed by Edward F. Cline & Buster Keaton. Buster Keaton stars as a clumsy villain in this parody of early Western films. Also featuring Joe Roberts & Sybil Seely.
Tue 13 Sep 18:00 Scotland Yard 1954. The Silent Witness. Directed by Montgomery Tully. Stars Molly Weir, Ivan Craig & Kenneth Henry. The case of the self-confessed killer who almost escaped the full weight of the law. (S1, E9)
Tue 13 Sep 18:35 Night Was Our Friend 1951. Crime Drama. Missing for two years, Martin (Michael Gough) returns home to his wife who is now with another man. Starring Elizabeth Sellars & Michael Gough. [S]
Tue 13 Sep 19:50 Look At Life 1966. A Look into how police dogs and guide dogs for the blind are trained as well as some of the jobs horses still do.
Tue 13 Sep 20:00 Maigret The Countess. 1962. Stars Rupert Davies, Helen Shingler & William Franklyn. Maigret returns to the village where he was born and becomes convinced he witnessed the Countess of Fiacre's murder. [S]
Tue 13 Sep 21:05 Van der Valk The Little Rascals. Stars Barry Foster, Meg Davies & Ronald Hines. The murder of a hippy, who achieved a cult following in Amsterdam with his comedy act, triggers a chain of events.
Tue 13 Sep 23:15 Public Eye 1973. Mystery Drama. A Family Affair. Stars Alfred Burke, Ralph Michael & Norman Henry. Marker is hired to find out if a woman put pressure on her deceased employer to leave her his entire wealth.
Wed 14 Sep 00:15 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro This week Caroline Munro presents an interesting selection of films. The first of tonight's offerings is the 1963 horror Diary of a Madman, starring club regular Vincent Price. [S]
Wed 14 Sep 00:20 Diary of a Madman 1963. Horror. Directed by Reginald Le Borg. Stars Vincent Price, Nancy Kovack & Chris Warfield. A magistrate inadvertently becomes the host of an evil spirit after visiting a man on death row. [S]
Wed 14 Sep 02:15 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro Caroline Munro introduces the second film of the night, Die Monster Die! This 1965 science fiction horror directed by Daniel Haller, stars Boris Karloff. [S]
Wed 14 Sep 02:20 Die Monster Die! 1965. Horror. Directed by Daniel Haller. Stars Boris Karloff, Nick Adams & Freda Jackson. A young man uncovers a bizarre sequence of occurrences while visiting his fiancée’s family estate. [S]
Wed 14 Sep 04:00 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro Curse of the Faceless Man is the final offering of the night. Caroline introduces the 1958 science fiction horror about a roman gladiator, buried centuries ago in Pompeii, returning to life. [S]
Wed 14 Sep 04:05 Curse of the Faceless Man 1958. Horror. Directed by Edward L. Cahn. Stars Richard Anderson, Elaine Edwards & Adele Mara. An unexplained number of deaths occur after a man of stone is uncovered, could he be alive again? [S]
Wed 14 Sep 05:30 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro Caroline Munro introduces next week's films before closing the doors of The Cellar Club for the night. [S]
Wed 14 Sep 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.
Wed 14 Sep 06:00 Shadow of A Man 1954. Crime drama. Director: Michael McCarthy. A town drunk is found dead and the police suspect murder. Starring Paul Carpenter. [S]
Wed 14 Sep 07:25 Stop Press Girl 1949. Comedy. Director by Michael Barry. Stars Sally Ann Howes, Gordon Jackson, James Robertson Justice & Kenneth More. A young girl possesses the power of stopping all types of machinery. [S]
Wed 14 Sep 09:00 Love and War The story of a love that never died; Margaret, the daughter of the Mayor of Faversham and Dennis, a GI stationed in Britain got married in 1945 but divorced 11 years later. Now, they've remarried. [S]
Wed 14 Sep 09:30 Life With Father 1947. Comedy. Director: Michael Curtiz. Stars William Powell, Irene Dunne & Elizabeth Taylor. In 1880's New York, a financier tries to be master of his house, but his wife has beat him to it. [S]
Wed 14 Sep 11:45 All That Mighty Heart 1963 1963. Directed by Neilson Baxter. A short film focusing on London's transport during different times of the day and the tunnelling of the new tube line from Victoria and Walthamstow.
Wed 14 Sep 12:15 Young and Innocent 1937. Drama. Director: Alfred Hitchcock. Stars Nova Pilbeam, Derrick De Marney & Percy Marmont. A man on the run from a murder charge asks a woman for help and to put herself at risk for him. [S]
Wed 14 Sep 14:00 Upstairs Downstairs I Dies from Love. 1971. Stars Gordon Jackson, David Langton & Jean Marsh. The servants have an outing planned for them by Lady Marjorie and downstairs Emily and the next door footman strike up romance
Wed 14 Sep 15:00 Saddle Up! James Stephens is back for another edition of Saddle Up! First up is the 1952 feature California Conquest, starring Cornel Wilde and Teresa Wright. [S]
Wed 14 Sep 15:05 California Conquest 1952. Western. Directed by Lew Landers. Stars Cornel Wilde, Teresa Wright & Lisa Ferraday. In the 1840s, a Spanish adventurer and a gunsmith's daughter oppose a Russian plot to occupy California. [S]
Wed 14 Sep 16:40 Saddle Up! Next up, James Stephens introduces Last of the Redmen. Directed by the exceptional George Sherman, this 1947 feature is a loose retelling of The Last of the Mohicans. [S]
Wed 14 Sep 16:45 Last of The Redmen 1947. Western. Director: George Sherman. Stars Jon Hall, Michael O'Shea & Evelyn Ankers. Major Heyward escorts three children through dangerous territory. A retelling of The Last of the Mohicans. [S]
Wed 14 Sep 18:20 Saddle Up! It's time for James Stephens to saddle up and take himself up country for a while, but not before a little musical treat to say farewell. [S]
Wed 14 Sep 18:25 A Day Of One's Own 1956 1956. Directed by Kenneth Fairbairn. A short film about various housewives around the country taking a day off from their traditional domestic chores.
Wed 14 Sep 18:50 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre The Main Chance. 1964. Directed by John Knight. Stars Grégoire Aslan, Tracy Reed & Edward de Souza. A disgraced ex-RAF pilot is enlisted into a smuggling scheme by a sophisticated smuggler.
Wed 14 Sep 20:00 The Onedin Line 1971. Plain Sailing. Stars Peter Gilmore, Anne Stallybrass & Brian Rawlinson. Anne Onedin must learn how to navigate when James and the crew become ill during the return voyage from Lisbon. [S]
Wed 14 Sep 21:00 The Happy Thieves 1961. Crime. Director: George Marshall. Stars Rex Harrison, Rita Hayworth & Joseph Wiseman. The operation of a group of thieves starts to unravel after a famous painting slips through their hands. [S]
Wed 14 Sep 22:45 The Champions The Final Countdown. 1969. Starring: Stuart Damon, Alexandra Bastedo & William Gaunt. After 25 years in prison for war crimes Nazi Field Marshall von Splitz is released and evades observers. [S]
Wed 14 Sep 23:45 Hazell Hazell Gets the Boot. 1979. Stars: Nicholas Ball, Peter Bourke, Liz Crowther. Hazell finds himself in deep trouble when he is hired by a local villian.
Thu 15 Sep 00:45 Callan That'll be The Day. Stars: Edward Woodward, Russell Hunter & Patrick Mower. With Callan captured by the Russians and facing interrogation, Hunter must decide whether it's worth making a trade for him
Thu 15 Sep 01:45 Darling Lili 1970. Drama. Director: Blake Edwards. Stars: Julie Andrews, Rock Hudson & Lance Percival. Lili Smith is the singing sweetheart who the troops adore but is she really an enemy agent with a mission? [S]
Thu 15 Sep 04:30 Harmony Lane 1954. Musical Comedy. Directed by Lewis Gilbert. A Musical featurette starring Max Bygraves, The Beverly Sisters and Dora Bryan. [S]
Thu 15 Sep 05:00 Target: The Corruptors The Middle Man. 1961. Stars Stephen McNally, Robert Harland & Harold J. Stone. Investigative reporters Paul Marino & Jack Flood investigate various cases of industrial corruption. (S1, E19)
Thu 15 Sep 06:00 Mr Reeder in Room 13 1938. Drama. Director Norman Lee. Stars Gibb McLaughlin, Sara Seegar & Peter Murray-Hill. A young man does jail time. When released, he finds his fiancee is about to marry the man he sought.
Thu 15 Sep 07:35 Isn't Life Wonderful 1953. Comedy. Directed by Harold French. Stars Cecil Parker, Eileen Herlie & Donald Wolfit. A family gifts their embarrassing uncle a bicycle shop to manage in order to impress a visiting heiress. [S]
Thu 15 Sep 09:15 They Knew Mr Knight 1946. Drama. Directed by Norman Walker. Stars Mervyn Johns, Nora Swinburne & Joan Greenwood. A man sentenced to 12 months in Lincoln jail, following a share scam, plunges his family into despair. [S]
Thu 15 Sep 11:05 Cinema Tax Must Go Made in 1958 we visit the ABC at Golders Green, The Ritz West Drayton, Ronald Shiner on set at Elstree Studios and we hear from Richard Todd, Tommy Steele, Jack Hawkins & Kenneth More about the tax.
Thu 15 Sep 11:15 Keys of The Kingdom 1944. Drama. Directed by John M. Stahl. Stars Gregory Peck, Roddy McDowall & Sir Cedric Hardwicke. Oscar-nominated film telling the story a Catholic priest who goes to China as a missionary. [S]
Thu 15 Sep 14:00 Hannay Double Jeopardy. 1989. Stars Robert Powell, Cathryn Harrison & Nigel Le Vaillant. When Hannay is entrusted with a dozen diamonds, he little knows the danger and distress they will bring. (S2, E03)
Thu 15 Sep 15:00 Sammy Going South 1963. Adventure. Directed by Alexander Mackendrick. Stars Edward G. Robinson, Fergus McClelland & Harry H. Corbett. A young boy travels across the desert alone to find his only relative. [S]
Thu 15 Sep 17:20 Dick Barton Special Agent 1948. Action. Director: Alfred J. Goulding. Stars Don Stannard, George Ford & Jack Shaw. Agent Barton goes into hiding after an attempt on his life and uncovers a plot to pollute Britain's water. [S]
Thu 15 Sep 18:45 The Plank Comedy. 1967. Directed by Eric Sykes. Stars Eric Sykes, Tommy Cooper & Jimmy Edwards. Two workmen fall victim to humorous mishaps as they transport a plank from a warehouse to a building site.
Thu 15 Sep 19:50 Discover Britain by Train 1978. Directed by David C. Lochner. Narrated by Brian Redhead. A promotional short film detailing the benefits of rail travel in Britain.
Thu 15 Sep 20:00 The Saint Teresa. 1963. Stars Roger Moore, Lana Morris & Eric Pohlmann. Simon delves into an adventure during his trip to Mexico when he helps a young woman solve the mystery of her missing husband. [S]
Thu 15 Sep 21:00 Justice By Order of The Magistrates. 1971. Directed by Tony Wharmby. Stars Margaret Lockwood, Sylvia Barter & John Bryans. Three officials must decide which troubled parent two boys must stay with.
Thu 15 Sep 22:00 The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes The Woman in The Big Hat. Stars: Elvi Hale, Ann Beach, Una Stubbs & Peter Bowles. When a customer falls dead in a tea shop, Lady Molly searches for the mystery woman who had been seated at his table.
Thu 15 Sep 23:00 Widows Series 2, Episode 3. 1985. Stars Ann Mitchell, Maureen O'Farrell, Fiona Hendley & Debby Bishop. Shirley grows close to Micky. The widows prepare to meet Harry. (S2, E03)
Fri 16 Sep 00:00 Enemy At The Door The Polish Affaire.1978. Stars: Alfred Burke, Bernard Horsfall & Emily Richard. Retired diplomat Sir James Prideaux resists Reinicke's efforts to make him divulge British government information. [S]
Fri 16 Sep 01:00 G.I. Blues 1960. Musical Comedy. Directed by Norman Taurog. Stars Elvis Presley, Juliet Prowse and Robert Ivers. A soldier bets his friend that he can win the heart of an untouchable dancer. [S]
Fri 16 Sep 03:05 Meet The Navy 1946. Comedy. Directed by Alfred Travers. Stars Lionel Murton, Margaret Hurst & John Pratt. From inside the Canadian Navy during WWII a troop of diverse performers gather to entertain their shipmates.
Fri 16 Sep 04:40 South Of Naples in 1964 1964. Narrated by Patricia Mortland a charming travelogue around Naples and 1960s Italy.
Fri 16 Sep 05:00 Amos Burke: Secret Agent Terror in a Tiny Town: Part 1. When Burke investigates the strange death of an atomic plant security officer, he finds a town in which the residents respond in robotic ways.
Fri 16 Sep 06:00 Farewell To Arms 1932. Drama. Directed by Frank Borzage. Stars Gary Cooper, Helen Hayes, Adolphe Menjou & Mary Philips. An American ambulance driver and an English nurse fall in love in Italy during World War I. [S]
Fri 16 Sep 07:45 The Young Lovers 1954. Romantic Drama. Directed by Anthony Asquith. Stars Odile Versois, David Knight & David Kossoff. A London US Embassy man falls in love with the daughter of an Iron Curtain minister. [S]
Fri 16 Sep 09:45 Beware of Pity 1946. Drama. Director Maurice Elvey. Stars Lilli Palmer, Albert Lieven & Cedric Hardwicke. A young woman is romanced by a handsome young officer, but she discovers he is only doing it out of pity. [S]
Fri 16 Sep 11:50 Doctor In Love 1960. Comedy. Directed by Ralph Thomas. Stars Leslie Phillips, Joan Sims & Fenella Fielding. Richard Hare's love life has as many ups and downs, as does his career. [S]
Fri 16 Sep 13:50 The Anniversary 1967. Drama. Stars Bette Davis, Sheila Hancock & Jack Hedley. To celebrate her wedding anniversary and it seems the death of her husband, the entire family gathers and has to endure 'Mother'. [S]
Fri 16 Sep 15:40 New 'Light Orchestras' ... In 1939 - Glimpses. 1939. Director: Horace Shepherd. Stars Leslie Jeffries, Reginald King & Eugene Pini. With the population of the wireless increasing, a new theme of entertainment is emerging...
Fri 16 Sep 15:55 Wanted For Murder 1946. Drama. Directed by Lawrence Huntington. Stars Eric Portman, Dulcie Gray, Derek Farr & Roland Culver. The son of a Victorian hangman is driven insane by thoughts of his father's profession... [S]
Fri 16 Sep 18:00 The Day The Earth Caught Fire 1961. Sci-Fi Drama. Director: Val Guest. Stars Janet Munro, Leo McKern, Edward Judd & Michael Goodliffe. U.S and Russia test atomic bombs at the same time, which alters the nutation of the Earth. [S]
Fri 16 Sep 20:00 The Outer Limits Demon With A Glass Hand. 1964. Stars Robert Culp, Arlene Martel & Abraham Sofaer. Pursued by aliens, a man from the future escapes back in time, with the fate of humankind lying in his glass hand. [S]
Fri 16 Sep 21:00 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro Another evening of exciting horror awaits, as Caroline opens the doors to The Cellar Club. First up, is the 1968 feature Night of the Living Dead, the directorial debut from George A. Romero. [S]
Fri 16 Sep 21:05 Night Of The Living Dead 1968. Horror. Directed by George A. Romero. Stars Duane Jones, Judith O'Dea & Karl Hardman. Seven people hide out in a farmhouse after flesh eating ghouls start ravaging the United States. [S]
Fri 16 Sep 23:00 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro Caroline Munro presents Happy Birthday To Me. This 1981 horror stars Melissa Sue Anderson as a teenage girl whose friends begin to mysteriously disappear. [S]
Fri 16 Sep 23:05 Happy Birthday To Me 1981. Horror. Director: J. Lee Thompson. Stars Melissa Sue Anderson, Glenn Ford & Lawrence Dane. After surviving a deadly accident Virginia returns to school, but her friends start to go missing. [S]
Sat 17 Sep 01:15 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro Murder mystery meets slasher with a hint of dark humour in the next horror, Out of the Dark. Caroline introduces the 1989 film directed by Michael Schroeder. [S]
Sat 17 Sep 01:20 Out Of The Dark 1989. Horror. Directed by Michael Schroeder. Stars Cameron Dye, Lynn Danielson-Rosenthal & Karen Lorre. Young women who work for a phone hotline become targets of a depraved killer. [S]
Sat 17 Sep 03:05 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro That's all for this evening! Caroline Munro rounds off the night with a taster of next week's films. [S]
Sat 17 Sep 03:10 Invasion of the Bee Girls 1973. Sci-Fi Horror. Starring William Smith, Anitra Ford, Victoria Vetri. A cosmic force is turning earth girls into queen bees who 'love' their men to death.
Sat 17 Sep 04:55 The Plank Comedy. 1967. Directed by Eric Sykes. Stars Eric Sykes, Tommy Cooper & Jimmy Edwards. Two workmen fall victim to humorous mishaps as they transport a plank from a warehouse to a building site.
Sat 17 Sep 06:00 False Colours 1943. Western. Director: George Archainbaud. Hopalong Cassidy (William Boyd) and his sidekicks (Andy Clyde, Jimmy Rogers) expose a scheme to replace a ranch heir with an impostor. [S]
Sat 17 Sep 07:15 Forces' Sweetheart 1953. Comedy directed by Maclean Rogers. Three goofy soldiers played by Harry Secombe, Michael Bentine and Freddie Frinton vie for the affections of the lovely Judy, the ENSA-tainer. [S]
Sat 17 Sep 08:45 Railways For Ever! 11 August 1968 is a highly significant date in British railway history, marking the official end of regular mainline steam operation. As we see the last steam train crossing the Pennines.
Saturday Morning Pictures
Sat 17 Sep 09:00 William Tell The Elixir. 1958. Stars: Conrad Phillips, Willoughby Goddard & Jennifer Jayne. A monastery is making a delicious brew, then donating the proceeds to founding a school for Swiss children. [S]
Sat 17 Sep 09:30 Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe ... the Universe. The Death Mist. 1940. Stars: Buster Crabbe & Carol Hughes. As Emperor Ming's bomber's close in on Prince Barin's palace, Flash and Dale do battle with Ming's top agents. [S]
Sat 17 Sep 09:55 Lionheart Family. 1968. Director: Michael Forlong. Starring: James Forlong, Louise Rush, Ian Jessup, Irene Handl. A lion escapes from a circus but is rescued and protected by a young boy. [S]
Sat 17 Sep 11:00 Sir Francis Drake The Lost Colony of Virginia. 1961. Stars Terence Morgan, Jean Kent, Richard Warner. Drake pleads the case of the Virginia colony to Elizabeth against Daniel Peters. [S]
Sat 17 Sep 11:30 The Adventures of Robin Hood Ladies of Sherwood. 1956. Stars Richard Greene, Victor Woolf & Archie Duncan. Is it the end for Arthur of Tetsbury having raised a shire levy can Robin him save him from an untimely demise. [S]
Sat 17 Sep 12:00 Mark of Zorro 1940. Adventure. Directed by Rouben Mamoulian. Stars Tyrone Power, Linda Darnell & Basil Rathbone. A young Spanish aristocrat hides his identity in order to restore justice to 1820 California. [S]
Sat 17 Sep 13:55 Down To The Sea In Ships 1949. Action. Director: Henry Hathaway. Stars Richard Widmark, Lionel Barrymore & Harry Davenport. A whaling ship captain takes his grandson on a whaling trip to learn life values while on board. [S]
Sat 17 Sep 16:25 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]
Sat 17 Sep 18:05 The Woman In Question 1950. Mystery. Directed by Anthony Asquith. Starring Dirk Bogarde and Jean Kent. Police interview the five principle suspects in the murder of Astra (Jean Kent), an enigmatic fortune teller.
Sat 17 Sep 19:55 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.
Sat 17 Sep 20:00 Maigret Seven Little Crosses. 1962. Stars Rupert Davies, Alfred Burke & James Maxwell. The young son of a murder suspect leads the police on a clever trail; is he purposely hindering or helping the case? [S]
Sat 17 Sep 21:05 The Seven-Ups 1973. Action. Directed by Philip D'Antoni. Stars Roy Scheider, Tony Lo Bianco & Victor Arnold. A New York City cop on the hunt for his partners killer uncovers a plot to kidnap mobsters for money. [S]
Sat 17 Sep 23:10 Black Sunday 1977. Thriller. Director: John Frankenheimer. Stars Robert Shaw, Bruce Dern & Bekim Fehmiu. A terror group try to blow up Goodyear blimp over the Super Bowl stadium with the US president present. [S]
Sun 18 Sep 02:00 PHASE IV 1974. Science-fiction. Director: Saul Bass. Stars: Michael Murphy, Nigel Davenport & Lynne Frederick. Desert ants develop intelligence and wage war. Scientists and a girl attempt to destroy them. [S]
Sun 18 Sep 03:40 Man In The Attic 1953. Thriller. Director: Hugo Fregonese. Stars Jack Palance, Constance Smith & Byron Palmer. A landlady suspects her new tenant is Jack the Ripper when a self-described pathologist moves in. [S]
Sun 18 Sep 05:20 Strange Harvest (1953) A sailor gives a lift to two men who steal his money and leave him for dead in a cornfield. As the combine harvester begins its work the two men have to move the body before it's discovered... [S]
Sun 18 Sep 06:00 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]
Sun 18 Sep 07:40 Saddle Up! James Stephens is back for another edition of Saddle Up! First up is the 1952 feature California Conquest, starring Cornel Wilde and Teresa Wright. [S]
Sun 18 Sep 07:45 California Conquest 1952. Western. Directed by Lew Landers. Stars Cornel Wilde, Teresa Wright & Lisa Ferraday. In the 1840s, a Spanish adventurer and a gunsmith's daughter oppose a Russian plot to occupy California. [S]
Sun 18 Sep 09:20 Saddle Up! Next up, James Stephens introduces Last of the Redmen. Directed by the exceptional George Sherman, this 1947 feature is a loose retelling of The Last of the Mohicans. [S]
Sun 18 Sep 09:25 Last of The Redmen 1947. Western. Director: George Sherman. Stars Jon Hall, Michael O'Shea & Evelyn Ankers. Major Heyward escorts three children through dangerous territory. A retelling of The Last of the Mohicans. [S]
Sun 18 Sep 11:00 Saddle Up! It's time for James Stephens to saddle up and take himself up country for a while, but not before a little musical treat to say farewell. [S]
Sun 18 Sep 11:05 Theirs Is The Glory 1946. War. Director: Brian Desmond Hurst. The story of the armies' heroic struggle to hold the vital Arnheim Bridge during World War II. Over 200 veterans took part, although no credits appear. [S]
Sun 18 Sep 12:45 Reel Stories: The Projectionists 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.
Sun 18 Sep 13:55 Wherever She Goes 1951. Drama. Directed by Michael Gordon. Stars Eileen Joyce, Suzanne Parrett & Muriel Steinbeck. An account of the early life of Eileen Joyce, the celebrated Australian pianist.
Sun 18 Sep 15:35 Woman in Green 1945. Mystery. Director: Roy William Neill. Stars: Basil Rathbone and Henry Daniell. Sherlock Holmes investigates the mysterious murders of women, all of whom have their forefinger severed. [S]
Sun 18 Sep 17:00 The Footage Detectives Who remembers Mr Pastry? We have found a wonderful short film of his. We explore the Cinema Tax, footage of 1950s kitchen hygiene tips and of course no episode could be without an unknown reel! [S]
Sun 18 Sep 18:00 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]
Sun 18 Sep 19:00 She'll Have to Go 1962. Comedy. Directed by Robert Asher. Stars Bob Monkhouse, Alfred Marks & Hattie Jacques. Two brother's scheme to gain the family fortune after their grandmother bestows it to their cousin.
Sun 18 Sep 20:45 A Desperate Case in 1958 1958. Directed by Kenneth Fairbairn. Starring Maurice Denham. A comical short film designed to tackle the increasing problem of stray luggage.
Sun 18 Sep 21:00 The Onedin Line Other Points of the Compass. 1971. Stars Peter Gilmore, Anne Stallybrass & Jessica Benton. After a perilous voyage, James encounters more problems ashore and must find some cash quickly. [S]
Sun 18 Sep 22:00 The Winter's Guest 1997. Drama. Directed by Alan Rickman. Stars Phyllida Law, Emma Thompson & Sheila Reid. In a small Scottish village, a recent widow gets an unexpected visit from her mother.