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TPTV Schedule Nov 18th – Nov 24th

DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Mon 18 Nov 19 01:45 Junior Bonner 1972. Western. Directed by Sam Peckinpah and starring Steve McQueen, Robert Preston and Ida Lupino. Rodeo rider, Junior Bonner (Steve McQueen), returns to his Arizona hometown and reunites his family.
Mon 18 Nov 19 03:45 Crooks In Cloisters 1964. Comedy. Director: Jeremy Summers. Stars Barbara Windsor, Bernard Cribbins & Melvyn Hayes. After pulling off the smallest train robbery, Little Walter and his crew decide to get out of London
Mon 18 Nov 19 05:45 Stars on Parade (1948) Filmed in 1948 at Morden Hall Park – a real Party with the stars. See Jack Warner, Kathleen Harrison, Bill Owen, Googie Withers, Jean Kent, Bonar Colleano, Maxwell Reed, Jimmy Hanley & many many more.
Mon 18 Nov 19 06:00 Profile 1954. Drama directed by Francis Searle and starring John Bentley, Kathleen Byron and Thea Gregory. The editor of a magazine (John Bentley) is keen on the boss's daughter but her mother is keen on him. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 18 Nov 19 07:20 The Big Job 1965. Comedy. A gang of crooks are caught on a big job. 15 years later they find their loot is now buried under a police station. Stars Sidney James, Sylvia Syms, Dick Emery & Joan Sims.
Mon 18 Nov 19 09:10 Carlton-Brown of the F.O. 1959. Comedy. Directors Roy Boulting, Jeffrey Dell. Stars Terry-Thomas, Peter Sellers, Luciana Paluzzi. A former British colony in need of economic aid tries to play the British against the Soviets.
Mon 18 Nov 19 11:00 Overseas Press Club – Exclusive! My Favourite Kidnapper. Stars: Ron Randell, John Van Eyssen, Ferdy Mayne. A 1960 anthology series with a focus on foreign intrigue.
Mon 18 Nov 19 11:30 Time, Gentlemen, Please! 1952. Comedy. The Prime Minister is to visit Britain's perfect village. The residents want to send the local tramp to an almshouse. Stars Sid James, Eddie Byrne & Dora Bryan. Directed by Lewis Gilbert
Mon 18 Nov 19 13:10 IWM: Squadron 992 (1940) 1940. Documentary dramatisation of life in a barrage balloon defending the Forth Bridge, Second World War. Directed by Harry Watt.
Mon 18 Nov 19 13:45 Kipps 1941. Comedy. Director: Carol Reed. Starring Michael Redgrave, Phyllis Calvert & Philip Frost. Based on H.G Wells' novel, Kipps the draper's apprentice falls in love with a girl above his station. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 18 Nov 19 15:30 The Fast Lady 1963. Comedy. Director: Ken Annakin. Stars Stanley Baxter, James Robertson Justice, Leslie Phillips & Julie Christie. Mr. Troon invests in a vintage Bentley to impress the daughter of a wealthy tycoon (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 18 Nov 19 17:30 Robin's Nest September Song. Stars Richard O'Sullivan, Tessa Wyatt & Tony Britton. Mr. Nicholls reacts badly when he finds himself locked out of the bistro
Mon 18 Nov 19 18:00 The Man Who Finally Died 1963. Drama. Director Quentin Lawrence. Stars: Stanley Baker, Peter Cushing, Georgina Ward. A mysterious call summons Joe Newman to Bavaria in search of the father he believed dead for 20 years.
Mon 18 Nov 19 20:00 Remembering Stanley Baker In this exclusively interview with Stanley's son, Glyn Baker, we discuss Zulu, Hell Drivers, his father's heritage, and what Stanley was like behind the camera. Interview conducted by Sean Hannam.
Mon 18 Nov 19 21:00 Special Branch Visitor from Moscow. 1969. Stars: Derren Nesbitt, Fulton Mackay, Morris Perry. A KGB officer is sent to London to coordinate security measures with the SB team
Mon 18 Nov 19 22:00 French Dressing 1964. Comedy. Director: Ken Russell. Stars James Booth, Roy Kinnear, Marisa Mell. Gormleigh-on-Sea is a quiet seaside resort, until a French sex symbol attempts to make it the new St Tropez.
Mon 18 Nov 19 23:45 The Golden Salamander 1950. Drama. Directed by Ronald Neame. Stars Trevor Howard, Anouk Aimee & Herbert Lom. A British archaeologist is torn between tackling a sinister crime syndicate or turning a blind eye.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Tue 19 Nov 19 01:40 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. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 19 Nov 19 02:55 I Remember Mama 1948. Drama. The life of a Norwegian immigrant family in 1910, San Francisco. Mamma runs the Pennywise household. Starring Irene Dunne, Barbara Bel Geddes and Oskar Homolka. 5 Oscar Nominations
Tue 19 Nov 19 05:30 Honey West 1965. The Swinging Mrs Jones. Classic crime series produced by Aaron Spelling and starring Anne Francis. Honey poses as a society matron in an effort to smash a blackmailing ring.
Tue 19 Nov 19 06:00 The Limping Man 1953. Crime. Frank (Lloyd Bridges), an American, returns to England to see his war-time sweetheart (Moira Lister) but witnesses a shooting whilst leaving the plane. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 19 Nov 19 07:30 Marked Men 1940. Crime. Director: Sam Newfield. Stars Warren Hull, Isabel Jewell & Paul Bryar. A young medical-school graduate escapes prison and finds a small haven in Arizona until gangsters show up. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 19 Nov 19 08:45 Take Two: Sylvia Syms Sylvia Syms Interview. Take Two. Well-known faces from much loved British films and classic television shows talk about their lives and careers in the business.
Tue 19 Nov 19 09:15 Innocents In Paris 1953. Comedy. Director: Gordon Parry. Stars Margaret Rutherford, Alastair Sim, Jimmy Edwards & Ronald Shiner. A diverse group of people fly to Paris and find the city changes their lives in some way.
Tue 19 Nov 19 11:00 Overseas Press Club – Exclusive! The Billion Franc Mystery. Stars: Lee Patterson, Nicole Maurey, Anton Diffring. A 1960 anthology series with a focus on foreign intrigue.
Tue 19 Nov 19 11:30 Please Turn Over 1960. Comedy. Directed by Gerald Thomas. Stars Ted Ray, Leslie Phillips & Julia Lockwood. An English suburb is thrown into chaos when the daughter of one of the residents publishes a book.
Tue 19 Nov 19 13:15 Tower of Terror 1941. Thriller. Director: Lawrence Huntington. Stars: Wilfrid Lawson & Michael Renni. A British agent in Germany takes a job at a lighthouse and plans to escape with some valuable documents, via boat.
Tue 19 Nov 19 14:50 Whistle Down the Wind 1961. Drama. Directed by Bryan Forbes and starring Bernard Lee, Alan Bates and Hayley Mills. Three young children encounter a murderer on the run. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 19 Nov 19 16:50 IWM: Ferry Pilot (1941) 1941. Documentary about the men and women of the RAF Air Transport Auxiliary, Second World War. Directed by Pat Jackson.
Tue 19 Nov 19 17:30 Robin's Nest Sorry Partner. Stars Richard O'Sullivan, Tessa Wyatt & Tony Britton. Albert's accused of trying to make off with a box of valuable possessions
Tue 19 Nov 19 18:00 Halfway House 1944. Drama. Directed by Basil Dearden. Starring Mervyn Johns, Glynis Johns & Tom Walls. A group of travellers, all with something to hide in their past, take shelter from a storm in an old inn.
Tue 19 Nov 19 20:00 Armchair Theatre Will Amelia Quint Continue Writing. 1971. Stars Beryl Reid, Richard Vernon, Norman Rossington & Sheila Steafel. Amelia is the writer of the best children's stories. But there is another side to her
Tue 19 Nov 19 21:00 Gideon's Way Gang War. Stars John Gregson Alexander Davion and Daphne Anderson. A protection-racketing gang of thugs is in a bloody turf war but their leader sees a way out of the slums
Tue 19 Nov 19 22:00 Frankenstein Created Woman 1967. Horror. Directed by Terence Fisher. Stars Peter Cushing, Susan Denberg, Thorley Walters. Transfers the soul of a murdered young man into the body of a woman, prompting her to kill.
Tue 19 Nov 19 00:05 Custer of the West 1968. Western. Directed by Robert Siodmak and starring Robert Shaw, Mary Ure and Ty Hardin. The story of U.S. Army commander George Armstrong Custer, a flamboyant hero of the Civil War
Tue 19 Nov 19 02:50 Captain Scarlett 1953. Adventure. Director: Thomas Carr. Stars Richard Greene, Leonora Amar & Manolo Fabregas. Scarlett returns to France to find the Duke of Corlaine seizing property and terrorizing those who resist.
Tue 19 Nov 19 04:25 Lena Rivers 1932. Drama starring Charlotte Henry, Morgan Galloway and Beryl Mercer. Young Lena, born out of wedlock, goes to live with a rich uncle, but his wife and daughter don't like her one bit.
Tue 19 Nov 19 05:40 The Girl From Willow Green 1975. Drama. Director: Gay Ashby. A man offers a young woman a lift, only to discover later that she went missing two years ago. Part of the Women Amateur Filmmakers Collection.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Wed 20 Nov 19 00:05 Custer of the West 1968. Western. Directed by Robert Siodmak and starring Robert Shaw, Mary Ure and Ty Hardin. The story of U.S. Army commander George Armstrong Custer, a flamboyant hero of the Civil War
Wed 20 Nov 19 02:50 Captain Scarlett 1953. Adventure. Director: Thomas Carr. Stars Richard Greene, Leonora Amar & Manolo Fabregas. Scarlett returns to France to find the Duke of Corlaine seizing property and terrorizing those who resist.
Wed 20 Nov 19 04:25 Lena Rivers 1932. Drama starring Charlotte Henry, Morgan Galloway and Beryl Mercer. Young Lena, born out of wedlock, goes to live with a rich uncle, but his wife and daughter don't like her one bit.
Wed 20 Nov 19 05:40 The Girl From Willow Green 1975. Drama. Director: Gay Ashby. A man offers a young woman a lift, only to discover later that she went missing two years ago. Part of the Women Amateur Filmmakers Collection.
Wed 20 Nov 19 06:00 The Gilded Cage 1955. Directed by John Gilling and starring Alex Nicol. Two brothers are embroiled in a racket to smuggle a valuable painting. When a murder is committed they must try and clear their names. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 20 Nov 19 07:30 The Foreman Went to France 1942. Drama. Directed by Charles Frend. Stars Tommy Trinder, Constance Cummings, Gordon Jackson. An aircraft factory foreman is sent to France to prevent the Nazis getting hold of some vital equipment
Wed 20 Nov 19 09:15 Faces in the Dark 1960. Drama. Directed by David Eady. Starring John Gregson, Mai Zetterling & John Ireland. Richard, a factory owner, becomes blind during an experiment on the very day his wife wants a divorce. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 20 Nov 19 11:00 Overseas Press Club – Exclusive! Santa Claus in a Jeep. Stars Ralph Bellamy, Robert Arden, Martin Benson. Ralph Bellamy plays a UN officer determined to help people in the Greek countryside with relief aid.
Wed 20 Nov 19 11:30 Oh… Rosalinda! 1956. Musical Comedy. Directed by Michael Powell. Stars Michael Redgrave, Mel Ferrer & Anthony Quayle. Adaptation of Die Fledermaus by Johan Strauss, updated to post-war Vienna.
Wed 20 Nov 19 13:35 Tawny Pipit 1944. Drama. Directed by Bernard Miles and Charles Saunders. Starring Bernard Miles, Rosamund John and Niall MacGinnis. A village bands together to save its wildlife from road development.
Wed 20 Nov 19 15:15 We Joined The Navy 1962. Comedy. Director: Wendy Toye. Stars Kenneth More, Lloyd Nolan, Joan O'Brien & Mischa Auer. Lt Commander Badger, RN: has one besetting sin. The honesty to say the right thing at the wrong time!
Wed 20 Nov 19 17:15 The Great Milk Bottle Mystery 1950s short film made by the British Milk association on the loss of 6.4 million milk bottles a week. It's time to do your bit before the coal runs out. Can you help Mrs Jones of 22 Acacia Grove?
Wed 20 Nov 19 17:30 Robin's Nest Albert's Ball. Stars Richard O'Sullivan, Tessa Wyatt & Tony Britton. Mr. Nicholls acts when an old friend is injured in the bistro
Wed 20 Nov 19 18:00 The Birthday Present 1957. Drama. Directed by Pat Jackson. Stars Tony Britton, Sylvia Syms, Jack Watling and Geoffrey Keen. A salesman loses his job after serving time in prison and struggles to find a new job.
Wed 20 Nov 19 20:00 Armchair Theatre Say Goodnight to Your Grandma. 1970. Stars: Susan Jameson, Colin Welland & Madge Ryan. A dangerous game of one-upmanship develops between three women – a wife, her mother, and her mother-in-law.
Wed 20 Nov 19 21:00 Rumpole of the Bailey Rumpole and the Younger Generation. Stars: Leo McKern, Peggy Thorpe-Bates & David Yelland. Rumpole successfully defends a teenager accused of robbery with violence.
Wed 20 Nov 19 22:05 Best Pair Of Legs In The Business 1974. Comedy. Director: Christopher Hodson. Stars Reg Varney, Diana Coupland, Lee Montague & Jean Harvey. A middle-aged compere and drag artiste is low on talent but high on ambition.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Thu 21 Nov 19 00:05 Venus Peter 1989. Drama. Director: Ian Sellar. Stars George Anton, Ray McAnally, David Hayman and Sinead Cusack. A boyhood in a Scottish fishing town in Fife in the 1940s and 1950s.
Thu 21 Nov 19 02:05 The Square Peg 1958. Comedy. Directed by John Paddy Carstairs. Stars Norman Wisdom, Edward Chapman, Honor Blackman & Hattie Jacques. Norman gets drafted and is mistakenly parachuted into Nazi occupied France.
Thu 21 Nov 19 03:50 Beauty and the Barge 1937. Comedy. Directed by Henry Edwards. Stars Gordon Harker, Judy Gunn, Jack Hawkins, Margaret Rutherford & Ronald Shiner. Ethel is taken in by a barge skipper to the fury of the widow he is courting
Thu 21 Nov 19 05:20 Honey West 1965. The Owl and The Eye. Classic crime series produced by Aaron Spelling and starring Anne Francis. Honey must steal a jade carving from a museum.
Thu 21 Nov 19 05:45 The Prendergast File 1964. Spoof documentary. Directors: Beryl Simons, Peter Kendrick, Geoffrey Hart & Denys Guerolt. The Ministry of Public Apathy sends Prendergast to assess Britain's canal network.
Thu 21 Nov 19 06:00 Girdle of Gold 1952. Comedy directed by Montgomery Tully and filmed at Nettlefold. Starring Esmond Knight and Maudie Edwards. A husband hides a fortune in his wife's girdle, only for the girdle to go 'missing'. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 21 Nov 19 07:15 This Fowl Business A 1940s film made by British Foundation Pictures detailing the 'Fowl business' of chicken farming.
Thu 21 Nov 19 07:35 Loser Takes All 1956. Comedy. Director: Ken Annakin. Stars: Glynis Johns, Rossano Brazzi, Robert Morley. When Bertrand finds an accounting error at a London firm, the boss sends him on a trip to Monte Carlo.
Thu 21 Nov 19 09:25 End of the Road 1954. Drama. Directed by Wolf Rilla. Unhappy with enforced retirement, Mick-mack takes a lesser job at the factory, which creates strains within the family. Starring Finlay Currie & Duncan Lamont.
Thu 21 Nov 19 11:00 Overseas Press Club – Exclusive! The Millionth Frenchman. Stars: Serge Reggiani, Eugene Deckers, Lionel Murton. A national welcome is organised for the millionth Frenchman to be repatriated after the war.
Thu 21 Nov 19 11:30 The Young Ones 1961. Musical. Director: Sidney J. Furie. Stars Cliff Richard, Robert Morley, Carole Gray & The Shadows. Cliff and his friends raise money to buy their youth club before Cliff's dad can get it
Thu 21 Nov 19 13:40 Eddie Carroll & His Orchestra 1939. Directed by Horace Shepherd – Enjoy 'Harlem', 'Home', 'Taint what you do', 'What do you know about love?' and many more with Eddie Carroll and his Orchestra, sung by Gwen Jones.
Thu 21 Nov 19 14:00 Rooms Anthea, Fran & Trevor P1. 1975. Stars Lorna Heilbron, Kika Markham & Nicholas Willatt. Anthea is pleased that her 'wild friend' Fran has moved in upstairs, perhaps her life will become less 'lonely'.
Thu 21 Nov 19 14:30 Against the Wind 1948. War. Directed by: Charles Crichton Stars: Robert Beatty, Simone Signoret & Jack Warner. At the height of WW2, a group of men and women are gathered together in London to be trained as spies.
Thu 21 Nov 19 16:30 Talking Pictures with Marty Wilde An exclusive interview where Marty Wilde talks about his life and career.
Thu 21 Nov 19 17:30 Robin's Nest Christmas at Robin's Nest. Stars Tony Britton, Tessa Wyatt & Richard O'Sullivan. Robin grows tired as he attempts to put up the decorations
Thu 21 Nov 19 18:00 Hue & Cry 1947. Adventure. Director: Charles Crichton. Stars Alastair Sim, Frederick Piper, Harry Fowler. A gang of street boys foil a master crook who sends commands for robberies in a cunning way.
Thu 21 Nov 19 19:40 Dilemma 1962. Crime. In this critically acclaimed British film, Harry returns home from work to be told by a neighbour that screams came from his house moments earlier. Starring Patricia Burke & Robert Dean.
Thu 21 Nov 19 21:00 The Human Jungle Over and Out. 1963. Stars Herbert Lom. A pilot crashes a prototype fighter. Dr Corder is asked to investigate a possible planned suicide. Guest stars Ian Bannen and Zena Marshall. (S1, E13)
Thu 21 Nov 19 22:00 Plenty 1985. Drama. Director: Fred Schepisi. Stars: Meryl Streep, Sam Neill, Charles Dance. A young Englishwoman spends twenty years to make a life for herself at the expense of others.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Fri 22 Nov 19 00:30 The 14 (AKA The Wild Little Bunch) 1973. Drama. Director: David Hemmings. Stars Jack Wild, Alun Armstrong, June Brown & Cheryl Hall. Based on a true story in London's East End. 14 kids stick together after the death of their mother.
Fri 22 Nov 19 02:30 The Capone Investment 1974. Thriller. Stars Glyn Owen, Peter Sallis, Isobel Black & John Thaw. A brutal murder triggers an investigation revealing that $4m of gangster, Al Capone's, gains may be located in 1970s England
Fri 22 Nov 19 04:30 Our Girl Friday 1953. Comedy. Director, Noel Langley. Stars Joan Collins, George Cole, Kenneth More, Hattie Jacques & Walter Fitzgerald. A British cast lead this story about a shipwrecked group on a tropical island. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 22 Nov 19 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?
Fri 22 Nov 19 07:30 Your Local Council 1949 – Glimpses Short educational film made in 1949 explaining how the Parish council and Country council work together to ensure that a tree survives when a new pavilion is built!
Fri 22 Nov 19 07:45 Much Too Shy 1942. Comedy. Directed by Marcel Varnel. Stars George Formby, Kathleen Harrison, Hilda Bayley & Jimmy Clitheroe. A handyman with well-meaning intentions gets into trouble with a nude painting
Fri 22 Nov 19 09:35 The Large Rope 1953. Drama. Directed by Wolf Rilla. Stars Donald Houston, Susan Shaw, Peter Byrne & Vanda Godsell. A man returns to the village, where he was accused of murdering a girl, to prove his innocence (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 22 Nov 19 11:00 Overseas Press Club – Exclusive! The George Polk Story. Stars: Faith Domergue, Eric Pohlmann, Peter Wyngarde. A female reporter covers the murder of CBS newsman during the 1947 Greek civil war.
Fri 22 Nov 19 11:30 Private's Progress 1956. Comedy. Directed by John Boulting. Stars Ian Carmichael, Richard Attenborough, Dennis Price & Terry-Thomas. An upper class twit causes military mayhem when he joins the army.
Fri 22 Nov 19 13:35 Glimpses – Just for Fun The zany comedy and rarefied glamour of 1920s Hollywood comes to life in this compilation of Mack Sennett's work.
Fri 22 Nov 19 14:00 Rooms Anthea, Fran & Trevor P2. 1975. Stars Lorna Heilbron, Kika Markham & Nicholas Willatt. Its Anthea's birthday and when Fran and Trevor decide to throw her a dinner party, she realises three's a crowd
Fri 22 Nov 19 14:30 Final Appointment 1954. Crime. Directed by Terence Fisher and starring John Bentley. Reporters investigate threats against a retired army officer and discover links to a series of murders that occurred during the war.(SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 22 Nov 19 15:50 Happiest Days of Your Life 1950. Comedy. Directed by Frank Launder. Stars Alastair Sim, Margaret Rutherford & John Turnbull. Chaos ensues for staff and students when an all-boys and an all-girls school are amalgamated into one.
Fri 22 Nov 19 17:30 Robin's Nest Pastures New. Stars Tony Britton, Tessa Wyatt & Richard O'Sullivan. Rob starts to question whether there's more to life than running a bistro
Fri 22 Nov 19 18:00 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. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 22 Nov 19 19:05 Brighton Rock 1947. Crime Drama. Directed by John Boulting. Starring Richard Attenborough & Hermione Baddeley. Pinkie Brown, head of a gang of crooks, is prompted by a suspicious local about the murder of his rival
Fri 22 Nov 19 21:00 Hazell Hazel Plays Nurse. Stars: Shirley Booth, Don DeFore, Whitney Blake. When George is feeling under the weather, Hazel won't let him get out of bed to meet with an important client.
Fri 22 Nov 19 22:00 The Mummy's Shroud 1967. Horror. Director: John Gilling. Stars Andre Morell, Michael Ripper, Elisabeth Sellars & David Buck. An Ancient Egyptian curse settles upon the doomed members of an archaeological expedition.
Fri 22 Nov 19 23:50 Pandora and the Flying Dutchman 1951. Drama. Directed by Albert Lewin. Starring James Mason, Ava Gardner, Nigel Patrick & Shelia Sim. Hendrick – the Flying Dutchman, has been cursed by god to wander over the sea until Doomsday.(SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Sat 23 Nov 19 02:20 Dementia 13 1963. Horror. Director: Francis Ford Coppola. Stars William Campbell, Patrick Magee & Luana Anders. After murdering her husband, Louise tells the family he left on urgent business. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 23 Nov 19 03:50 Second Chorus 1941. Musical. Two college students are forced to earn a living by joining a band. (Nominated for 2 Oscars). Stars: Fred Astaire, Paulette Goddard, Artie Shaw & Burgess Meredith.
Sat 23 Nov 19 05:35 Glimpses: Pewter Made in the early 40s. Director: Ronald Haines. This insightful film shows the mining of Pewter in Cornwall, where we follow the Pewter to the craftsmen and finally to the teapot on the table!
Sat 23 Nov 19 06:00 The Fishmonger in 1947 – Glimpses Filmed in 1947. A delightful education short film set in Barkingside High Street, Ilford, Essex, about the Fishmonger and his working day including a trip to Billingsgate.
Sat 23 Nov 19 06:15 Dangerous Cargo 1954. Drama directed by John Harlow. Tim (Jack Watling) is tricked by a wartime friend (Terence Alexander) into revealing details of a gold shipment. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 23 Nov 19 07:35 Hawkeye Circle of Hate . 1957. Directed by Sam Newfield. Stars John Hart, Lon Chaney Jr & Bill Walsh. Threats to ignite a war between the colonial forces & the Iroquois nation increase. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 23 Nov 19 08:05 A Touch Of The Sun 1956. Comedy. In London's swanky hotel the Royal Connaught, if you need anything ask for Mr. Darling (Frankie Howerd) the ' Mr. Fix-it'. Stars: Ruby Murray, Alfie Bass & Dennis Price. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 23 Nov 19 09:45 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.
Sat 23 Nov 19 11:30 Overseas Press Club – Exclusive! The Man Who Changed Faces. Directed by Edward Sutherland. Stars Kieron Moore, Andre Morell, Jon Farrell. A young man has plastic surgery to impersonate a scar-faced Nazi officer.
Sat 23 Nov 19 12:00 Freewheelers 1972. The Mine. Starring Ray Armstrong, Wanda Moore and Adrian Wright. Mike and Eva get to saw logs. Colin chases Helga but runs out of fuel. (SUBTITLES AVAILALE)
Sat 23 Nov 19 12:30 Catch Us If You Can AKA Having A Wild Weekend. 1965. Comedy. Director: John Boorman. Stars: The Dave Clark Five, Barbara Ferris, David Lodge. Dinah is a model who appears in an ad campaign, during shooting she runs away
Sat 23 Nov 19 14:20 Mrs. Pym of Scotland Yard 1939. Detective Drama. Directed by Fred Elles. Starring Mary Clare, Edward Lexy & Nigel Patrick. A woman detective sets about solving the murder of people who have all frequented the same medium. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 23 Nov 19 15:30 Catweazle The Telling Bone. Stars: Geoffrey Bayldon, Robin Davies, Charles Tingwell. In a desperate attempt to return to his own time, Catweazle's dubious powers have landed him on the spire of a local church.
Sat 23 Nov 19 16:00 San Demetrio London 1943. Drama. Directors: Charles Frend. Stars: Arthur Young, Walter Fitzgerald & Ralph Michael. A British merchant ship in an Atlantic convoy must keep her afloat from a patrolling U-boat crew.
Sat 23 Nov 19 18:00 Pink String and Sealing Wax 1946. Drama. Directed by Robert Hamer. Stars Googie Withers, Mervyn Johns & Gordon Jackson. Victorian Brighton; the tale of a pious chemists' household & the underworld occupied by pub landlady Pearl.
Sat 23 Nov 19 19:50 Above Us The Waves 1955. War Drama. Director: Ralph Thomas. Stars John Gregson, John Mills & Donald Sinden. War Drama about the British attack on the German battleship 'Tirpitz' in a Norwegian fjord during World War II.
Sat 23 Nov 19 21:50 Two Way Stretch 1960. Comedy. Directed by Robert Day. Stars Peter Sellers, David Lodge & Bernard Cribbins. Dodger Lane intends to break out of prison, steal a fortune in diamonds, and break back into prison.
Sat 23 Nov 19 23:35 The League of Gentlemen 1960. Crime Drama. Director: Basil Dearden. Stars Jack Hawkins, Richard Attenborough, Nigel Patrick & Roger Livesey. Ex-army men are recruited for a bank robbery plan that requires military precision.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Sun 24 Nov 19 01:50 Bad Blood 1981. Drama. Directed by Mike Newell and starring Jack Thompson. Set in WW2 and based on a true story of the New Zealand farmer who refuses to hand in his firearms and the siege that follows.
Sun 24 Nov 19 04:00 Climb Up the Wall 1960. Musical & Variety. Directed by Michael Winner. Featuring performers such as George 'Calypso' Browne, Russ Conway and Frances Day.
Sun 24 Nov 19 05:20 Honey West 1965. The Abominable Snowman. Classic crime series produced by Aaron Spelling and starring Anne Francis. After agreeing to deliver a salesman's sample case, Honey becomes marked for death.
Sun 24 Nov 19 05:50 The Great Chase 1949. WC Fields stars in these excerpts from the 1940 feature film The Bank Dick – stars WC Fields, Cora Witherspoon, Una Merkel and Franklin Pangborn.
Sun 24 Nov 19 06:00 Laxdale Hall 1952. Comedy. Car owners of a remote Scottish village refuse to pay road funds until a proper road has been built. Starring Ronald Squire, Fulton Mackay & Prunella Scales.
Sun 24 Nov 19 07:35 3 Days with The Fleet It's the late 30s and we spend three days with the Australian Navy cleaning the Pom-Pom guns, lowering the boats, taking away a kedge anchor, the admiral coming aboard and seeing HMS Canberra at sea.
Sun 24 Nov 19 07:50 The Sword of Monte Cristo 1951. Adventure. Stars George Montgomery, Rita Corday & Berry Kroeger. Set in 19th Century France, The country's conniving chief minister will stop at nothing to gain possession of the sword. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 24 Nov 19 09:25 The Wicked Lady 1945. Drama. Directed by Leslie Arliss. Stars Margaret Lockwood, Griffith Jones & James Mason. 17th Century beauty Barbara Worth leads a double life to relieve her boredom.
Sun 24 Nov 19 11:30 Shadows The Man Who Hated Children. Stars: George A. Cooper, Brian Wilde, Paul Watson. Old Man Higgs fights a war of dirty tricks with two boys in his neighborhood. (S3, E05)
Sun 24 Nov 19 12:00 Freewheelers 1972. Tricked! Starring Ray Armstrong, Wanda Moore and Adrian Wright. Helga plants a bug on McClusky. Mike and Eva escape from the logging camp. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 24 Nov 19 12:30 Night Of The Prowler 1962. Crime Drama. Directed by Francis Searle. When the director of a successful racing company is shot dead, the other directors wonder who is next. Starring Bill Nagy & Patrick Holt. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 24 Nov 19 13:45 The Smallest Show On Earth 1957. Comedy. Director: Basil Dearden. Stars Margaret Rutherford, Peter Sellers, Virginia McKenna & Bill Travers. A couple inherit a small cinema are shocked to find a decrepit building.
Sun 24 Nov 19 15:30 Catweazle The Power of Adamcos. 1970. Stars: Geoffrey Bayldon, Robin Davies, Charles 'Bud' Tingwell. Catweazle in his confusion loses his sacred knife, Adamcos.
Sun 24 Nov 19 16:00 Rotten to the Core 1965. Comedy. Director: John Boulting. Stars Anton Rodgers, Eric Sykes & Charlotte Rampling. After 18 months in jail are released and eager to share their share of the stash.
Sun 24 Nov 19 18:00 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)
Sun 24 Nov 19 18:30 IWM: We Serve 1942. Training film for officers of the ATS, directed by Carol Reed and featuring Celia Johnson, Ann Todd, Joyce Carey and Peggy Ashcroft.
Sun 24 Nov 19 19:10 Spring In Park Lane 1948. Comedy. Director Herbert Wilcox. Stars Anna Neagle, Michael Wilding. Joshua Howard's niece suspects the new footman is not what he makes out to be.
Sun 24 Nov 19 21:00 The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes The Mystery of The Amber Beads. Stars Sara Kestelman, Joss Ackland, Stephan Chase. After the strangulation of a rich widow, her necklace turns up in a pawnshop run by a young gypsy woman named Hagar
Sun 24 Nov 19 22:00 The Frightened City 1961. Drama. Stars Herbert Lom, Sean Connery & John Gregson. British Noir film about extortion rackets and gang warfare in the West End of London. The Shadows had a hit single with main theme.
Sun 24 Nov 19 00:00 Sudden Fear 1952. Drama. Directed by David Miller. Stars Joan Crawford, Jack Palance, Gloria Grahame & Bruce Bennett. After an actor marries a rich playwright, he plots with his mistress how to get rid of her.(SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)

Nov 25th - Dec 1st

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TPTV Schedule Nov 25th – Dec 1st

DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Mon 25 Nov 19 00:00 Sudden Fear 1952. Drama. Directed by David Miller. Stars Joan Crawford, Jack Palance, Gloria Grahame & Bruce Bennett. After an actor marries a rich playwright, he plots with his mistress how to get rid of her. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 25 Nov 19 02:15 Beat Girl 1960. Drama. Directed by Edmond T. Greville and starring Noelle Adam, Christopher Lee and Oliver Reed. Paul, a divorcee, marries a French lady but his daughter is determined to spoil the relationship.
Mon 25 Nov 19 04:00 Last Curtain 1937. An insurance investigator tracks a series of robberies to a gang who are hiding the stolen jewels in the produce of a bakery. First film from Joss Ambler, filmed at Pinewood.
Mon 25 Nov 19 05:20 Honey West 1965. Matter of Wife and Death. Classic crime series produced by Aaron Spelling and starring Anne Francis. Someone tries to sink a ship carrying Honey and a woman who hired her.
Mon 25 Nov 19 05:50 Dog Gone Kitten Early 1940s cartoon where 'dog' wants to find out how to win friends and influence cats and gets a few more kittens than he bargained for!
Mon 25 Nov 19 06:00 Meet Mr Callaghan 1954. Crime drama directed by Charles Saunders. Private detective Slim Callaghan (Derrick De Marney) is hired to find out why a rich uncle changed his will. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 25 Nov 19 07:45 Say It With Flowers 1934. Drama musical. Directed by John Baxter. Two well-loved market flower sellers (Mary Clare and Ben Field) fall on hard times. The locals put on a benefit show to raise funds for them. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 25 Nov 19 09:10 All Done By Electricity 1968. Documentary. Director: Edith & Francis Williams. An award-winning film that outlines the potential dangers of electricity in the home. Part of the Women Amateur Filmmakers collection.
Mon 25 Nov 19 09:20 To Dorothy A Son 1954. Comedy. Directed by Muriel Box. Starring John Gregson, Shelley Winters & Peggy Cummins. Myrtle stands to inherit $2,000,000 if her ex doesn't have any male heirs, if he does, he gets the cash (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 25 Nov 19 11:00 Overseas Press Club – Exclusive! The Littlest Sergeant. Stars: Eddie Byrne, David Hannaford, Patrick Allen. A comic story of how a Polish orphan boy is adopted by an American sergeant while fighting in Germany.
Mon 25 Nov 19 11:30 Blue Pullman 1960. Factual. Directed by James Ritchie. The 'Blue Pullman', a new diesel train liaising between Manchester and St. Pancras is prepared for its grand inaugural journey.
Mon 25 Nov 19 12:00 Saraband for Dead Lovers 1948. Biography. Directed by Basil Dearden. Starring Granger, Joan Greenwood & Flora Robson. A young woman marries Prince George but it's far from a love match. Then she falls for a Swedish Count.
Mon 25 Nov 19 14:00 Secrets of the Sahara 1988. Directed Alberto Negrin. Stars: Michael York, Andie MacDowell, Ben Kingsley and David Soul. Set in the 1920s, an american archaeologist travels to africa, seeking the speaking mountain.
Mon 25 Nov 19 15:00 Old Mother Riley: Bridget's… … Night Out. 1936. Comedy. Stars Arthur Lucan & Kitty McShane in their first filmed sketch which made them famous. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 25 Nov 19 15:20 The Devil-Ship Pirates 1964. Drama. Directed by Don Sharp. Stars Christopher Lee, Andrew Keir, Suzan Farmer & John Cairney. A deserter of the Spanish Armada arrives on the British coast and terrorizes the local inhabitants.
Mon 25 Nov 19 17:05 Guernsey in the 1970s – Glimpses Charming 1970s travelogue of Guernsey. St Peters Port and a tour of the island with commentary. Great shots of a typical 1970s holiday on a very special island.
Mon 25 Nov 19 17:30 Robin's Nest A Man of Property. Stars Tony Britton, Tessa Wyatt & Richard O'Sullivan. Robin gets a shock when Vicky waddles in with an enormous baby bump
Mon 25 Nov 19 18:00 Along Pilgrims Way – Glimpses Made by Walton Films around 1940, details the 120 mile Pilgrims Way Walk. Great footage of Southampton, Winchester, Guildford and Canterbury in the 40s.
Mon 25 Nov 19 18:10 The Rake's Progress 1945. Drama. Directed by Sidney Gilliat. Stars Rex Harrison, Jean Kent & Lilli Palmer. A young Englishman flunks out of Oxford & decides to use his considerable charm to achieve his goals.
Mon 25 Nov 19 20:30 Tell Me Another True Stories About Family and Relations. 1976. Personal anecdotes as told to Dick Hills. This episode stars Arthur Askey, Michael Bentine and Diana Dors. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 25 Nov 19 21:00 Special Branch Time Bomb. 1969. Stars: Derren Nesbitt, Fulton Mackay, Morris Perry. Superintendent Inman is sent to investigate the death of the son of a pro-British oil sheikh
Mon 25 Nov 19 22:00 A Hill in Korea 1956. War. Directed by Julian Amyes. Starring 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.
Mon 25 Nov 19 23:40 Peyton Place 1957. Drama. Director: Mark Robson. Stars Lana Turner, Hope Lange, Lee Philips, Diane Varsi & Lloyd Nolan. An adaptation of Grace Metalious' popular novel. A New England town hides secrets & scandals.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Mon 25 Nov 19 02:45 I Walk the Line 1970. Drama. Director: John Frankenheimer. Stars: Gregory Peck, Tuesday Weld and Estelle Parsons. A small town sheriff's world is turned upside down by a beautiful young woman. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 25 Nov 19 04:45 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre Ricochet. 1963. Directed by John Moxey. Stars Maxine Audley, Richard Leech & Alex Scott. Yvonne Phipps is terrified by an intruder in the bushes and learns how to use a gun for their return
Tue 26 Nov 19 06:00 Keep It Clean 1956. Comedy. Stars Ronald Shiner, James Hayter & Joan Sims. To fund his brother-in-law's miracle cleaner, Bert tries to get a latter day Mary Whitehouse to fund the project. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 26 Nov 19 07:35 The Velvet Touch 1948. Thriller. A police captain (Sydney Greenstreet) must solve the murder of a producer. Was it his ex or his ex ex? Stars Rosalind Russell, Leo Genn & Claire Trevor.
Tue 26 Nov 19 09:30 They Can't Hang Me 1955. Drama. Director: Val Guest. Stars Terence Morgan, Yolande Donlan & Anthony Oliver. A senior civil servant is condemned to hang for murder but he claims to have top secret security information.
Tue 26 Nov 19 11:00 Overseas Press Club – Exclusive! The Unknown Man. Stars: Kieron Moore, Karel Stepanek, Leonard Sachs. Whilst unloading a ship in London workers discover a weak stowaway suffering from lack of food and water.
Tue 26 Nov 19 11:30 The Black Rose 1950. Adventure. Director: Henry Hathaway. Stars Tyrone Power, Orson Welles, Jack Hawkins & Cecile Aubry. An exiled English nobleman travels to Asia in search of riches and stumbles into romance. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 26 Nov 19 13:50 River of Steel Made in 1951 a beautiful animation directed by Peter Sachs, summarising the manufacture of steel and a humorous glimpse of a world suddenly deprived of its steel.
Tue 26 Nov 19 14:00 Secrets of the Sahara 1988. Directed Alberto Negrin. Stars: Michael York, Andie MacDowell, Ben Kingsley and David Soul. Set in the 1920s, an american archaeologist travels to africa, seeking the speaking mountain.
Tue 26 Nov 19 15:00 IWM: Words for Battle (1941) 1941. Short film with images of wartime accompanied by patriotic and inspirational prose and poetry read by Laurence Olivier, Second World War. Directed by Humphrey Jennings.
Tue 26 Nov 19 15:10 The Saint – The Fiction-Makers 1968. Adventure. Directed by Roy Ward Baker. Stars: Roger Moore, Sylvia Syms & Justine Lord. The Saint is asked to act as a bodyguard to a best-selling author Amos Klein, who is secretly a young woman
Tue 26 Nov 19 17:20 IWM: Mr Proudfoot Shows a Light 1941. A comic propaganda short, scripted by Sidney Gilliatt, explaining the importance of blackout procedures with Sydney Howard, Irene Handl and Muriel George. Second World War.
Tue 26 Nov 19 17:30 Robin's Nest If you pass 'go', Collect £200. Stars Tony Britton, Tessa Wyatt & Richard O'Sullivan. Robin tires of having to ask for permission before buying essential items
Tue 26 Nov 19 18:00 Nowhere To Go 1958. Crime. Directors: Seth Holt, Basil Dearden. Stars George Nader, Maggie Smith, Bernard Lee. Paul Gregory is released from jail following a stretch for robbing a woman who falls for his charms.
Tue 26 Nov 19 20:00 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre Strangler's Web. 1965. Directed by John Llewellyn Moxey. Stars John Stratton, Pauline Munro & Griffith Jones. What appears to be a cut-and-dried case of murder of a showgirl becomes very complicated.
Tue 26 Nov 19 21:00 Gideon's Way The Tin God. Stars John Gregson Alexander Davion and Daphne Anderson. Two criminals make a murderous escape from prison with a carefully executed plan.
Tue 26 Nov 19 22:00 The Wrong Arm Of the Law 1963. Comedy. Director: Cliff Owen. Stars Peter Sellers, Lionel Jeffries, Bernard Cribbins & Nanette Newman. A gangster learns of a traitor in his midst and makes a deal with the police
Tue 26 Nov 19 23:50 The Reckoning 1970. Drama. Directed by Jack Gold. Stars Nicol Williamson, Ann Bell, Rachel Roberts & Douglas Wilmer. A ruthless business executive returns to his Liverpudlian roots to investigate his father's death
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Tue 26 Nov 19 02:00 The Gorbals Story 1950. Drama. Stars Howard Connell & Russell Hunter. A Merton Park Studios Production. A young artist is almost driven to murder from the pressures of living in the Glasgow slum area. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 26 Nov 19 03:30 Don't Talk To Strange Men 1962. Thriller. Christina Gregg, Cyril Raymond, Gillian Lind & Dandy Nichols star in this tense and suspenseful British thriller. A serial killer is at large in the British countryside.
Tue 26 Nov 19 04:50 Men Against the Sun 1952. Adventure. Stars John Bentley, Zena Marshall & Liam O'Leary. An engineer undertakes to oversee the building of a railway from Mombasa to Uganda. A Kenya- Britain coproduction, the first in fact. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 27 Nov 19 06:00 Yank In Ermine 1955. Comedy. An American air-man (Peter Thompson) inherits an English title but will he cope with English nobility? Starring Jon Pertwee and Sid James. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 27 Nov 19 07:40 Cairo Road 1950. Drama. Director: David Macdonald. Stars Eric Portman, Laurence Harvey & Maria Mauban. The Egyptian narcotics bureau unit investigate the murder of a rich colonel.
Wed 27 Nov 19 09:25 Daybreak 1948. Drama. Directed by Compton Bennett. Stars Ann Todd, Eric Portman & Maxwell Reed. Tragedy strikes when a hangman's assistant gets into a fight after he tries to seduce his boss's wife.
Wed 27 Nov 19 11:00 Overseas Press Club – Exclusive! Tatiana, the Czar's Daughter. Stars: Phyllis Calvert, Paul Carpenter, Leonard Sachs. An American reporter relates how the Czar's daughter is sought by soviet agents.
Wed 27 Nov 19 11:30 A Work's Group Day Out in the 50s Glimpses: 1950s amateur footage of a mining engineering company having a work's day out in Worcester.
Wed 27 Nov 19 11:35 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! (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 27 Nov 19 13:20 IWM: Ferry Pilot (1941) 1941. Documentary about the men and women of the RAF Air Transport Auxiliary, Second World War. Directed by Pat Jackson.
Wed 27 Nov 19 14:00 Secrets of the Sahara 1988. Directed Alberto Negrin. Stars: Michael York, Andie MacDowell, Ben Kingsley and David Soul. Set in the 1920s, an american archaeologist travels to africa, seeking the speaking mountain.
Wed 27 Nov 19 15:00 Going a Bundle – Evening News 1976 by Southern, & unseen for decades. Stars Harry Fowler & James Villiers as they look at a day-in-the-life of the London Evening News. Features Bill Whyman (Rolling Stones).
Wed 27 Nov 19 15:30 Trouble Brewing 1939. Comedy. Director: Anthony Kimmins. Stars George Formby, Googie Withers and Gus McNaughton. George has won a lot of money at the races, but he's paid with counterfeit money.
Wed 27 Nov 19 17:20 Stars on Parade (1948) Filmed in 1948 at Morden Hall Park – a real Party with the stars. See Jack Warner, Kathleen Harrison, Bill Owen, Googie Withers, Jean Kent, Bonar Colleano, Maxwell Reed, Jimmy Hanley & many many more.
Wed 27 Nov 19 17:30 Robin's Nest Never Look a Gift Horse. Stars Tony Britton, Tessa Wyatt & Richard O'Sullivan. Albert returns to his old job when the wheels fall off his own business
Wed 27 Nov 19 18:00 Wonderful Life 1964. Musical. Director: Sidney J. Furie. Stars Cliff Richard, Susan Hampshire, Richard O'Sullivan & The Shadows. Cliff Richard's band is stranded in the Canary Islands and get working on a movie
Wed 27 Nov 19 20:20 BFI: Waverley Steps 1948. Factual. Director: John Eldridge. With visual grace, and wit, the film entwines a coalman's working day with students' revels by night, the proceedings of a court with the rituals of a courtship
Wed 27 Nov 19 21:00 Rumpole of the Bailey Rumpole and the Alternative Society. Stars: Leo McKern, Jane Asher & Nigel Gregory. Rumpole is content to be defending a drugs case. However, the outcome is not pleasing.
Wed 27 Nov 19 22:05 No Love For Johnnie 1961. Drama. Director: Ralph Thomas. Stars Peter Finch, Mary Peach, Stanley Holloway, Donald Pleasence & Billie Whitelaw. A British MP faces the choice of his career or the woman he loves.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Wed 27 Nov 19 00:15 The Mummy's Shroud 1967. Horror. Director: John Gilling. Stars Andre Morell, Michael Ripper, Elisabeth Sellars & David Buck. An Ancient Egyptian curse settles upon the doomed members of an archaeological expedition.
Wed 27 Nov 19 02:05 Hangman's Wharf 1950. Thriller. Directed by Cecil H. Williamson. Stars John Witty, Genine Graham, Patience Rentoul & Gerald Nodin. A doctor is framed for murder.
Wed 27 Nov 19 03:15 The Duke Wore Jeans 1958. Musical Comedy. Directed by Gerald Thomas. Stars Tommy Steele, June Laverick, Michael Medwin. A Cockney lad who looks just like a local duke is sent in the duke's place to woo a rich princess.
Wed 27 Nov 19 05:00 Dick Powell Theatre The Boston Terrier. Stars Robert Vaughn & Robert J. Wilke. An upper-crust Boston sleuth uses the very latest in scientific gadgetry when investigating a big-time gangster. (S1, Ep28)
Thu 28 Nov 19 06:00 Send For Paul Temple 1946. Crime drama directed by John Argyle and starring Anthony Hulme and Joy Shelton. Scotland Yard calls in novelist and amateur detective Paul Temple to help track down a gang of diamond robbers. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 28 Nov 19 07:40 Who Goes There! 1952. Comedy. Directed by Anthony Kimmins. Stars Nigel Patrick, Valerie Hobson & Peggy Cummins. A private in the Guards is forced to leave his girlfriend in the empty house of a civil servant.
Thu 28 Nov 19 09:20 Tiger By The Tail 1955. Drama. Directed by John Gilling. John Desmond, (Larry Parks) meets a mysterious woman (Lisa Daniely) who turns out to be part of a counterfeit ring and Desmond is caught up in the whole affair. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 28 Nov 19 11:00 Overseas Press Club – Exclusive! Two Against the Kremlin. Stars: Ralph Bellamy, Julia Arnall, Nicola Braithwaite. An American correspondent with a Russian wife and children faces increased hostility in Moscow.
Thu 28 Nov 19 11:30 Playing In The Road Made in 1947 by the Petroleum Film Bureau. Directed By Michael Law. A Road Safety film on the dangers of playing in the roads of London in 1947.
Thu 28 Nov 19 11:45 Fame Is The Spur 1947. Drama. Directed by Roy Boulting. Stars Michael Redgrave, Rosamund John, Bernard Miles & Carla Lehmann. A British politician's liberal views become more conservative with his steady rise to power
Thu 28 Nov 19 14:00 Rooms Midgley P1. Stars Bryan Marshall, Sylvia Kay & Tom Georgeson. Two part weekly dramas concerning the various drifters who rent rooms in a lodging house.
Thu 28 Nov 19 14:30 Pygmalion 1938. Drama. Directed by Anthony Asquith. Starring Leslie Howard & Wendy Hiller. Higgins, an expert in the study of phonetics, bets that he can turn Eliza, a 'worthless guttersnipe', into a duchess.
Thu 28 Nov 19 16:25 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre Number Six. 1962. Directed by Robert Tronson. Stars Ivan Desny, Nadja Regin & Joyce Blair. Charles Valentine discovers that he is being followed by a secret agent from Scotland Yard.
Thu 28 Nov 19 17:30 Robin's Nest Just an Old-Fashioned Girl. Stars Tony Britton, Tessa Wyatt & Richard O'Sullivan. Vicky persuades Robin to talk to Albert about popping the big question.
Thu 28 Nov 19 18:00 Indiscretion of an American Wife 1953. Drama. Directed by Vittorio De Sica. Stars Jennifer Jones, Montgomery Clift & Richard Beymer. A married woman gets into an affair in Rome and is torn between her old life and new romance.
Thu 28 Nov 19 19:20 Eyewitness 1956. Drama. Directed by Muriel Box. Stars Donald Sinden, Muriel Pavlow, Belinda Lee & Michael Craig. Lucy becomes the eyewitness to a robbery at a cinema shortly before being hospitalised.
Thu 28 Nov 19 21:00 The Human Jungle Struggle for a Mind. 1965. Stars Herbert Lom. A woman rescued from a suicide bid on the London Underground, finds herself in a psychiatric clinic. Guest stars Joan Collins & Clifford Evans. (S2, E1)
Thu 28 Nov 19 22:00 Man In The Attic 1953. Thriller. Director: Hugo Fregonese. Stars Jack Palance, Constance Smith & Byron Palmer. A Landlady begins to suspect her new tenant is Jack the Ripper when a self-described pathologist moves in (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 28 Nov 19 23:40 Yield to the Night 1956. Drama. Director: J Lee Thompson. Stars Diana Dors, Yvonne Mitchell, Michael Craig & Geoffrey Keen. A condemned murderess relives key events while waiting for the hangman's noose.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Thu 28 Nov 19 01:40 The Night We Dropped a Clanger 1959. A Wing Commander (Brian Rix) is on a mission to find out about the flying bomb. Stars William Hartnell, Leslie Phillips, Leo Franklyn & Liz Fraser. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 28 Nov 19 03:25 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.
Thu 28 Nov 19 05:10 Fools Rush In 1955. Drama. Director: Victor H. Komow. Stars Frank Silvera, Ken Buckridge & Jean Alexander. A ship with a cargo full of diamonds gets taken over by pirates.
Fri 29 Nov 19 06:00 Action Stations 1957. Drama. Directed by Cecil H. Williamson and starring Paul Carpenter and Mary Martin. A forger flees to Spain but his daughter is kidnapped by a gang. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 29 Nov 19 07:05 Mrs. Pym of Scotland Yard 1939. Detective Drama. Directed by Fred Elles. Starring Mary Clare, Edward Lexy & Nigel Patrick. A woman detective sets about solving the murder of people who have all frequented the same medium. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 29 Nov 19 08:25 Dry Rot 1956. Comedy. Director: Maurice Elvey. Stars Ronald Shiner, Brian Rix, Peggy Mount & Sid James. Three bookies attempt to recoup their losses by attempting to rig a horse race.
Fri 29 Nov 19 10:10 Street Corner 1953. Drama. Directed by Muriel Box. Stars Peggy Cummins, Anne Crawford, Rosamund John & Terence Morgan. A pseudo-docu-drama with an emphasis on the daily work and routine of female police.
Fri 29 Nov 19 12:05 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. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 29 Nov 19 14:00 Rooms Midgley P2. Stars Bryan Marshall, Sylvia Kay & Tom Georgeson. Two part weekly dramas concerning the various drifters who rent rooms in a lodging house.
Fri 29 Nov 19 14:30 Portrait of Alison 1955. Crime. Director: Guy Green. Stars Robert Beatty, Terry Moore, William Sylvester. A Francis Durbridge story. A painter is commissioned to paint a portrait of a girl killed in Italy.
Fri 29 Nov 19 16:10 Once In a New Moon 1935. SCi-Fi. Stars Eliot Makeham, Rene Ray & Derrick de Marney. A small town gets dragged out into space and the populace try to organise a local government based on equal rights for all.(SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 29 Nov 19 17:30 Robin's Nest Great Expectations. Stars Tony Britton, Tessa Wyatt & Richard O'Sullivan. Robin has nightmares after he's told that he should be there at the birth
Fri 29 Nov 19 18:00 IWM: The New Lot 1943. British Army training film directed by Carol Reed with Peter Ustinov, John Laurie, Raymond Huntley, John Slater and a cameo appearance from Robert Donat. (Film later reworked as 'The Way Ahead')
Fri 29 Nov 19 18:50 Hanover Street 1979. Drama. Director: Peter Hyams. Stars Harrison Ford, Lesley-Anne Down & Christopher Plummer. Things complicate when Margret falls for an American pilot during WW2, whilst married to a secret agent
Fri 29 Nov 19 21:00 Hazell Hazell Settles the Accounts. Stars: Nicholas Ball, Patsy Byrne, Patrick Durkin. Hazell is on trail of a dodgy accountant, but he hadn't reckoned on dealing with a bunch of vicious thugs.
Fri 29 Nov 19 22:00 The Hellions 1961. Drama. Directed by Ken Annakin. Stars Richard Todd, Anne Aubrey, Lionel Jeffries, Ronald Fraser & Marty Wilde. Luke and his sons ride into a small South African settlement in search of revenge
Fri 29 Nov 19 23:45 These Are The Damned 1962. Horror. Director: Joseph Losey. Stars Macdonald Carey, Shirley Anne Field & Viveca Lindfors. The sister of a motorbike gang leader and her boyfriend discover a military base when on the run.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Fri 29 Nov 19 01:35 Yield to the Night 1956. Drama. Director: J Lee Thompson. Stars Diana Dors, Yvonne Mitchell, Michael Craig & Geoffrey Keen. A condemned murderess relives key events while waiting for the hangman's noose.
Fri 29 Nov 19 03:35 Dateline Diamonds 1965. Directed By Jeremy Summers. Comedy musical stars The Small Faces, The Chantelles and Kiki Dee. Lester Benson (Kenneth Cope) the manager of top rock band The Small Faces, is hiding a secret. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 29 Nov 19 05:00 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre Game for Three Losers. 1965. Directed by Gerry O'Hara. Stars Michael Gough, Mark Eden & Toby Robins. Happily married, Hilary still lets his desire for his new secretary get the better of him.
Sat 30 Nov 19 06:00 Public Nuisance No. 1 1936. Comedy. Directed by Marcel Varnel and stars Frances Day, Arthur Riscoe and Muriel Aked. A young man goes to work as a waiter in a French hotel in this early British comedy with music. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 30 Nov 19 07:40 Fire Over England 1937. Drama. Directed by William K Howard. Stars Flora Robson, Laurence Olivier, Vivien Leigh & Raymond Massey. A Naval Officer volunteers to go undercover in the Spanish court for Queen Elizabeth. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 30 Nov 19 09:30 Rotten to the Core 1965. Comedy. Director: John Boulting. Stars Anton Rodgers, Eric Sykes & Charlotte Rampling. After 18 months in jail are released and eager to share their share of the stash.
Sat 30 Nov 19 11:30 Overseas Press Club – Exclusive! The General's War with Scotland. Stars Eric Pohlman, Dorothy Alison & John Laurie. It's the 1930s, and a missionary at Sangchow sets about wooing a Chinese warlord, in order to save the lives.
Sat 30 Nov 19 12:00 Freewheelers 1972. Ares! Starring Ray Armstrong, Wanda Moore and Adrian Wright. Colin and McClusky visit the mine as a TV crew and are overcome by Scorpio. Helga decides to test Ares on full power. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 30 Nov 19 12:30 Talking Pictures TV Remembering Sam Kydd Talking Pictures TV remembering the great British actor who appeared in over 240 films and countless TV appearances as we discuss his life and career with his son, Jonathan Kydd. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 30 Nov 19 13:25 A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square … Berkeley Square. 1979. Drama. Released from prison, Pinky (Richard Jordan) vows to go straight, but after taking a maintenance job, he attracts a lot of attention. Starring David Niven
Sat 30 Nov 19 15:30 Catweazle The Demi Devil. 1970. Stars Geoffrey Bayldon, Robin Davies, Charles Tingwell. A failed spell and a visit from a lost pet sparks chaos for Catweazle, who believes hes turned Carrot into a monkey
Sat 30 Nov 19 16:00 The Admirable Crichton 1957. Comedy. Directed by Lewis Gilbert. Stars Kenneth More, Diane Cilento, Cecil Parker & Sally Ann Howes. A Lord, his family and servants are stranded on an Island where class is rendered redundant. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 30 Nov 19 18:00 Boys in Brown 1949. Drama. Directed by Montgomery Tully. Stars Richard Attenborough, Jack Warner & Dirk Bogarde. The governor of a borstal institution tries to reform a group of juvenile delinquents.
Sat 30 Nov 19 19:40 The Thirty Nine Steps 1978. Crime. Director: Don Sharp. Stars Robert Powell, Karen Dotrice, David Warner, John Mills & Timothy West. An engineer attempts to prevent Prussian agents from executing a political assassination.
Sat 30 Nov 19 21:45 Guns of Darkness 1962. Drama. Directed by Anthony Asquith. Stars Leslie Caron, David Niven & James Robertson Justice. An English couple and a deposed ruler head for the border during a South American revolution.
Sat 30 Nov 19 23:50 Guru In Seven 1998. Drama. Director: Shani Grewal. Stars: Lalita Ahmed, Peri Allan, Robert Ashe. Sanjay, following a blazing argument with his girlfriend, Jill, is persuaded by his friends to become 'The Guru'.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Sat 30 Nov 19 02:00 Horrors of the Black Museum 1959. Horror. Director: Arthur Crabtree. Stars Michael Gough, June Cunningham, Graham Curnow. After a series of murders, crime writer, Edward Bancroft, is following events with particular interest.
Sat 30 Nov 19 03:45 Kiss the Bride Goodbye 1944. Joan's (Patricia Medina) mother wants her to marry her pompous boss although she loves a soldier (Jimmy Hanley). One of Jean Simmon's first films. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 30 Nov 19 05:30 The Release 1961. Western. Directed by Joseph H Lewis. Gary Merrill, Cesare Danova & Lee Kinsolving. A jailed gunslinger can win his freedom by making a deal with the governor of Texas.
Sun 01 Dec 19 06:00 Frail Women 1932. Drama directed by Maurice Elvey and starring Mary Newcomb and Owen Nares. The story of Lillian who has an illegitimate war baby adopted by a wealthy spinster. Filmed at Twickenham Studios (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 01 Dec 19 07:35 Motor Salesmanship in the 1930s – Glimpses Glimpses. Includes an interesting visit to The Hillman & Humber Works in Coventry, Dunlop Works in Birmingham, Vauxhall in Luton and the Austin works in Longbridge.
Sun 01 Dec 19 07:50 Gasbags 1941. Comedy. Directed by Walter Forde and Marcel Varnel. Starring The Crazy Gang, Moore Marriott and Wally Patch. A mobile fish and chip shop is accidentally dragged to Nazi Germany.
Sun 01 Dec 19 09:25 Keeping Britain Tidy Glimpses: Made in 1962 an endearing educational film on the problem of litter around Britain and the early campaigns to keep Britain tidy!
Sun 01 Dec 19 09:40 The Duke Wore Jeans 1958. Musical Comedy. Directed by Gerald Thomas. Stars Tommy Steele, June Laverick, Michael Medwin. A Cockney lad who looks just like a local duke is sent in the duke's place to woo a rich princess.
Sun 01 Dec 19 11:30 Shadows The Silver Apple. Stars: George Peter Duncan, Prue Clarke, Simon Turner. A prince fights an evil wizard for the hand of his daughter and the throne. (S3, E06)
Sun 01 Dec 19 12:00 Freewheelers 1972. Archimedes. Starring Ray Armstrong, Wanda Moore and Adrian Wright. Mike sets out to intercept the fishing boat carrying Ares. Colin finally confronts Helga. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 01 Dec 19 12:30 Man From Tangier 1957. Drama. Directed by Lance Comfort. Starring Robert Hutton, Lisa Gastoni & Martin Benson. Chuck Collins finds himself involved in a passport and forgery racket, just through taking the wrong coat! (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 01 Dec 19 13:50 The Constant Husband 1955. Comedy. Directed by Sidney Gilliat. Stars Rex Harrison, Kay Kendall, Cecil Parker. Charles Hathaway wakes up in West Wales with no recollection of who he is or how he got there
Sun 01 Dec 19 15:30 Catweazle The House of the Sorcerer. 1970. Stars: Geoffrey Bayldon, Robin Davies, Charles Tingwell. Sam has disappeared, and Catweazle believes that he's been murdered.
Sun 01 Dec 19 16:00 Arabian Adventure 1979. Adventure. Director Kevin Connor. Stars Christopher Lee, Milo O'Shea, Oliver Tobias. A peasant boy and prince set out to stop an evil magician who seeks to gain power by obtaining a magic rose.
Sun 01 Dec 19 18:00 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)
Sun 01 Dec 19 18:30 IWM: Mr Proudfoot Shows a Light (1941) 1941. A comic propaganda short, scripted by Sidney Gilliatt, explaining the importance of blackout procedures with Sydney Howard, Irene Handl and Muriel George. Second World War.
Sun 01 Dec 19 18:40 Bond Street 1948. Drama. Director: Gordon Parry. Stars: Jean Kent, Roland Young, Kathleen Harrison. A young British woman is getting married, and as she goes through her trousseau, she uncovers their stories.
Sun 01 Dec 19 20:50 IWM: Go To Blazes (1942) 1942. Directed by Walter Forde. Will Hay, Thora Hird and Muriel George show the right and wrong ways to deal with incendiary bombs.
Sun 01 Dec 19 21:00 The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes The Missing Q.C.S. Stars: Robin Ellis, John Phillips, John Barron. Two leading London barristers disappear during a murder trial.
Sun 01 Dec 19 22:00 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.
Sun 01 Dec 19 23:45 Don't Talk To Strange Men 1962. Thriller. Christina Gregg, Cyril Raymond, Gillian Lind & Dandy Nichols star in this tense and suspenseful British thriller. A serial killer is at large in the British countryside.

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DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Mon 02 Dec 19 01:05 The Mummy's Shroud 1967. Horror. Director: John Gilling. Stars Andre Morell, Michael Ripper, Elisabeth Sellars & David Buck. An Ancient Egyptian curse settles upon the doomed members of an archaeological expedition.
Mon 02 Dec 19 02:55 Rotten to the Core 1965. Comedy. Director: John Boulting. Stars Anton Rodgers, Eric Sykes & Charlotte Rampling. After 18 months in jail are released and eager to share their share of the stash.
Mon 02 Dec 19 04:55 Captain's Table 1936. Crime drama starring Percy Marmont. On board a luxury liner, a passenger is murdered and suspects are plentiful. Can the Captain find the killer? (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 02 Dec 19 06:00 Trouble Brewing 1939. Comedy. Director: Anthony Kimmins. Stars George Formby, Googie Withers and Gus McNaughton. George has won a lot of money at the races, but he's paid with counterfeit money.
Mon 02 Dec 19 07:50 Girl In the Picture 1957. Drama. Directed by Don Chaffey. Starring Donald Houston, Patrick Holt and Junia Crawford. George Keefe's policeman brother was murdered four years ago and the killer is still on the loose. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 02 Dec 19 09:10 Folly To Be Wise 1952. Comedy. Stars Alastair Sim, Elizabeth Allan & Roland Culver. Newly arrived Army Chaplin, Captain Paris (Alastair Sim) attempts to book various acts for the entertainment of a troop of soldiers.
Mon 02 Dec 19 11:00 June Allyson Those We Love. Stars June Allyson as the regular hostess and occasional star of this dramatic anthology series, from light comedy to melodrama with incredible support from other stars.
Mon 02 Dec 19 11:30 IWM: Dustbin Parade (1942) Short animation about recycling for the war effort, Second World War by Halas and Batchelor
Mon 02 Dec 19 11:35 Train of Events 1949. Drama. Directed by Sidney Cole, Charles Crichton and Basil Dearden. Starring Jack Warner, Susan Shaw and Gladys Henson. A train disaster is told as four short stories
Mon 02 Dec 19 13:25 IWM: Ordinary People (1942) Twenty-four hours in London during the Blitz, directed by Jack Lee
Mon 02 Dec 19 14:00 Secrets of the Sahara 1988. Directed Alberto Negrin. Stars: Michael York, Andie MacDowell, Ben Kingsley and David Soul. Set in the 1920s, an american archaeologist travels to africa, seeking the speaking mountain.
Mon 02 Dec 19 15:00 Desert Mice 1959. Comedy. Set in WW2, this is the story of an ENSA troupe of entertainers. Starring Sid James, Dora Bryan, Alfred Marks and Liz Fraser. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 02 Dec 19 16:40 IWM: Break-in (1966) A dramatised training film for the Military Police showing the correct methods and procedures that should be used in solving a crime. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 02 Dec 19 17:30 Robin's Nest No Room at the Inn. Stars Tony Britton, Tessa Wyatt & Richard O'Sullivan. Vicky must spend Christmas in hospital after giving birth to the twins
Mon 02 Dec 19 18:00 Murder At 3am 1953. Crime drama directed by Francis Searle and starring Dennis Price, Philip Saville and Peggy Evans. A serial killer on the loose makes a habit of murdering women on the street at precisely 3am. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 02 Dec 19 19:10 Some People 1962. Drama. Directed by Clive Donner. Starring Kenneth More, Ray Brooks, Anneke Wills and David Hemmings.The story of three teenaged tearaways who find themselves at odds with society (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 02 Dec 19 21:00 Special Branch Inside. 1970. Stars: Derren Nesbitt, Fulton Mackay, Morris Perry. Jordan finds himself in Wormwood Scrubs.
Mon 02 Dec 19 22:00 Bunny Lake Is Missing 1965. Mystery. Director: Otto Preminger. Stars Keir Dullea, Carol Lynley & Laurence Olivier. A woman reports that her young daughter is missing, but there seems to be no evidence that she ever existed (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Tue 03 Dec 19 00:10 The Frightened City 1961. Drama. Stars Herbert Lom, Sean Connery & John Gregson. British Noir film about extortion rackets and gang warfare in the West End of London. The Shadows had a hit single with main theme.
Tue 03 Dec 19 02:10 Cosh Boy 1953. Drama. Director: Lewis Gilbert. Stars James Kenney, Hermione Baddeley, Joan Collins & Hermione Gingold. In post WW2 London, Roy and his gang drift into more and more serious offences.
Tue 03 Dec 19 03:45 Lady Of Deceit 1947. Crime Drama. A calculating divorcee risks all by getting involved with a hot-headed murderer. Stars Claire Trevor and Lawrence Tierney. Directed by Robert Wise.
Tue 03 Dec 19 05:35 IWM: Cameraman at War (1943) A tribute to the cameramen of the newsreel companies and the British Service film units, compiled by Len Lye with commentary by Raymond Glendenning.
Tue 03 Dec 19 05:55 IWM: Albert's Savings (1940) An appeal to the public to save for the war effort, in the form of an 'Albert' monologue recited by Stanley Holloway
Tue 03 Dec 19 06:00 Home Sweet Home 1945. Famous northern comedian Frank Randle stars in this comedy where his sweetheart's parents disapprove of him. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 03 Dec 19 07:50 The Breaking Point 1961. The nephew of a printer gets involved with foreign spies intent on making counterfeit money. Stars Peter Reynolds & Dermot Walsh. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 03 Dec 19 09:00 Blanche Fury 1948. Crime. Director: Marc Allegret, Stars Valerie Hobson, Stewart Granger & Michael Gough. Penniless governess Blanche Fullerton takes a job at the estate of her rich relations, the Fury family. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 03 Dec 19 11:00 June Allyson Dark Morning. Stars June Allyson as the regular hostess and occasional star of this dramatic anthology series, from light comedy to melodrama with incredible support from other stars.
Tue 03 Dec 19 11:30 IWM: Clyde-Built (1943) Shipbuilding on the Clyde, Second World War, directed by Robin Carruthers
Tue 03 Dec 19 12:00 The Fallen Idol 1948. Thriller. Directed by Carol Reed. Starring Ralph Richardson, Michele Morgan and Jack Hawkins. A butler working in a foreign embassy in London falls under suspicion when his wife dies. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 03 Dec 19 14:00 Secrets of the Sahara 1988. Directed Alberto Negrin. Stars: Michael York, Andie MacDowell, Ben Kingsley and David Soul. Set in the 1920s, an american archaeologist travels to africa, seeking the speaking mountain.
Tue 03 Dec 19 15:00 How a Bicycle is Made Made in the late 1940s. The design and manufacture of Raleigh bicycles, as told by a designer. This film is set in the Raleigh bicycle factory which stood on Triumph Road in Nottingham.
Tue 03 Dec 19 15:20 Tom Brown's Schooldays 1951. Starring Robert Newton, John Howard Davis, Sir Michael Hordern and Max Bygraves. A faithful rendition of the Thomas Hughes book of life at the famed Rugby School for Boys. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 03 Dec 19 17:10 IWM: Cameraman at War (1943) A tribute to the cameramen of the newsreel companies and the British Service film units, compiled by Len Lye with commentary by Raymond Glendenning.
Tue 03 Dec 19 17:30 Robin's Nest More Over Darling. Stars Tony Britton, Tessa Wyatt & Richard O'Sullivan. Gertrude cooks Robin a decent meal to stop him eating cold baked beans
Tue 03 Dec 19 18:00 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. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 03 Dec 19 20:00 Dick Powell Theatre Crazy Sunday. Starring David Niven. Tyro screenwriter Joel Coles makes a fool of himself at a Hollywood party, and finds out a few hard truths about life in the movie business. (S2, EP12)
Tue 03 Dec 19 21:00 Gideon's Way The Alibi Man. Stars John Gregson Alexander Davion and Daphne Anderson. A racing car driver accidentally kills his accountant over some missing money.
Tue 03 Dec 19 22:00 The Mountain Men 1980. Adventure. Director: Richard Lang. Stars Charlton Heston, Brian Keith & Victoria Racimo. A pair of frontiersmen fight & guzzle liquor in their search for a legendary valley.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Wed 04 Dec 19 00:00 Hard Times 1975. Crime. Director: Walter Hill. Stars Charles Bronson, James Coburn & Jill Ireland. A depression era streetfighter joins with a promoter of no-holds-barred street boxing bouts in New Orleans. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 04 Dec 19 02:00 Watch Your Stern 1960. Comedy. Directed by Gerald Thomas. Starring Kenneth Connor, Eric Barker, Joan Sims and Leslie Phillips. Details of a secret torpedo are ruined when the Admiral needs to present the plans.
Wed 04 Dec 19 03:45 Honeymoon 1947. Comedy. A prospective bride and groom have misadventures in Mexico City. Starring Shirley Temple, Franchot Tone and Guy Madison.
Wed 04 Dec 19 05:15 Remembering Merton Park Studios 2008. Documentary. Actor Clifford Earl presents memories of Merton Park Studios, between 1930 and the late 60's. Directors, Producers and Technicians tell of their memories.
Wed 04 Dec 19 06:00 The Boy Who Stole a Million 1960. Comedy. Directed by Charles Crichton. Stars Maurice Reyna, George Coulouris & Warren Mitchell. In this British made film, a young lad working in a bank 'borrows' a million to fix his dad's taxi.
Wed 04 Dec 19 07:40 No Way Back 1949. Drama. A boxer (Terence de Marney) begins on a downward slide losing his wife and money. A childhood sweetheart helps him but complications set in. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 04 Dec 19 09:10 The Galloping Major 1951. Director: Henry Cornelius. Stars Basil Radford, Sidney James, Jimmy Hanley & Janette Scott. A retired British Major wants to get into horse racing but accidently buys the wrong horse.
Wed 04 Dec 19 10:50 IWM: Dig for Victory (1941) Instructional film supporting a Second World War campaign to encourage the public to grow more vegetables, commentary by Roy Hay.
Wed 04 Dec 19 11:00 June Allyson Edge of Fury. Stars June Allyson as the regular hostess and occasional star of this dramatic anthology series, from light comedy to melodrama with incredible support from other stars.
Wed 04 Dec 19 11:30 Stars on Parade (1948) Filmed in 1948 at Morden Hall Park – a real Party with the stars. See Jack Warner, Kathleen Harrison, Bill Owen, Googie Withers, Jean Kent, Bonar Colleano, Maxwell Reed, Jimmy Hanley & many many more.
Wed 04 Dec 19 11:45 Wonderful Life 1964. Musical. Director: Sidney J. Furie. Stars Cliff Richard, Susan Hampshire, Richard O'Sullivan & The Shadows. Cliff Richard's band is stranded in the Canary Islands and get working on a movie
Wed 04 Dec 19 14:00 Secrets of the Sahara 1988. Directed Alberto Negrin. Stars: Michael York, Andie MacDowell, Ben Kingsley and David Soul. Set in the 1920s, an american archaeologist travels to africa, seeking the speaking mountain.
Wed 04 Dec 19 15:00 Secrets of the Sahara 1988. Directed Alberto Negrin. Stars: Michael York, Andie MacDowell, Ben Kingsley and David Soul. Set in the 1920s, an american archaeologist travels to africa, seeking the speaking mountain.
Wed 04 Dec 19 16:00 Crooked Sky 1957. Crime drama directed by Henry Cass. An American detective & Scotland Yard must work together to crack a counterfeit gang. Stars Wayne Morris, Karin Booth and Anton Diffring. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 04 Dec 19 17:30 Robin's Nest The Homecoming. Stars Tony Britton, Tessa Wyatt & Richard O'Sullivan. Mr. Nicholls is displeased in the way his Grandchildren are brought home.
Wed 04 Dec 19 18:00 The Black Rider 1954. Directed by Wolf Rilla and starring Jimmy Hanley, Rona Anderson and Lionel Jeffries. A local reporter discovers a group of enemy agents, but will the story get him promotion? (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 04 Dec 19 19:15 Bless This House 1972. Comedy. Directed by Gerald Thomas. Stars Sidney James, Diana Coupland & Sally Geeson. Middle-aged homeowner, Sid Abbot, just wants to get on with building his illegal whisky still. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 04 Dec 19 21:00 Rumpole of the Bailey Rumpole and the Honourable Member. Stars: Leo McKern, Peggy Thorpe-Bates & David Yelland. An MP is accused of a serious crime and is reluctant to defend himself.
Wed 04 Dec 19 22:05 Remember My Name 1978. Drama. Director: Alan Rudolph. Stars: Geraldine Chaplin, Anthony Perkins & Moses Gunn. Just released from prison, a woman arrives in town to start a new life. Soon starting trouble.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Thu 05 Dec 19 00:05 My Brother Jonathan 1948. Drama. Director: Harold French. Stars Dulcie Gray, Michael Dennison & Ronald Howard. Jonathan's ambition was to become a surgeon & marry Edie. But Edie loves his brother, who she intends to wed
Thu 05 Dec 19 02:05 West 11 1963. Drama. Directed by Michael Winner. Starring Alfred Lynch, Eric Portman & Kathleen Harrison. A down on his luck Joe Beckett is recruited into crime by Richard Dyce.
Thu 05 Dec 19 03:55 Blue Pullman 1960. Factual. Directed by James Ritchie. The 'Blue Pullman', a new diesel train liaising between Manchester and St. Pancras is prepared for its grand inaugural journey.
Thu 05 Dec 19 04:20 Man In The Attic 1953. Thriller. Director: Hugo Fregonese. Stars Jack Palance, Constance Smith & Byron Palmer. A Landlady begins to suspect her new tenant is Jack the Ripper when a self-described pathologist moves in (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 05 Dec 19 06:00 Salute the Toff 1952. Drama. Director: Maclean Rogers. Stars John Bentley and Carol Marsh. Based on the 1941 Novel. The sixth in the series featuring upper-class sleuth, Richard Rollison. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 05 Dec 19 07:35 Greed of William Hart 1948. Horror. Directed by Oswald Mitchell and screenplay by John Gilling. Set in Edinburgh in the 1800s and starring Tod Slaughter as William Hart the infamous body broker. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 05 Dec 19 09:05 IWM: They Also Serve (1940) Film tribute to the 'Housewives of Britain', Second World War, directed by Ruby Grierson
Thu 05 Dec 19 09:15 The Villain (1979) 1979. Comedy. Directed by Hal Needham. Stars Kirk Douglas, Arnold Schwarzenegger & Ann-Margret. A bank robber makes a deal with a corrupt banker to avoid execution in exchange for a dirty assignment. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 05 Dec 19 11:00 June Allyson Summer's Ending. Stars June Allyson as the regular hostess and occasional star of this dramatic anthology series, from light comedy to melodrama with incredible support from other stars.
Thu 05 Dec 19 11:30 IWM: Ordinary People (1942) Twenty-four hours in London during the Blitz, directed by Jack Lee
Thu 05 Dec 19 12:00 Jassy 1947. Drama. Director: Bernard Knowles. Stars Margaret Lockwood, Patricia Roc & Dennis Price. During the 17th century, Jassy is believed to be a witch after receiving visions of approaching disasters.
Thu 05 Dec 19 14:00 Rooms Nellie P1. Stars Sylvia Kay, Bryan Marshall & Dorothy Frere. Two part weekly dramas concerning the various drifters who rent rooms in a lodging house.
Thu 05 Dec 19 14:30 Home and Away 1956. Drama directed by Vernon Sewell and starring Jack Warner, Thora Hird, Harry Fowler and Kathleen Harrison. Based on 'The Huggetts' family rivalry when two sons win the football pools. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 05 Dec 19 16:10 IWM: Dig for Victory (1941) Instructional film supporting a Second World War campaign to encourage the public to grow more vegetables, commentary by Roy Hay.
Thu 05 Dec 19 16:20 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre Sinister Man. 1961. Directed by Clive Donner. Stars John Bentley, Patricia Allen & John Glyn-Jones. Superintendent Wills investigates the theft of some mysterious oriental tablets.
Thu 05 Dec 19 17:30 Robin's Nest No smoke without Fire. Stars Tony Britton, Tessa Wyatt & Richard O'Sullivan. Vicky's delighted when Robin shows her what's at the top of his ladder.
Thu 05 Dec 19 18:00 Riddle Of The Sands 1978. Adventure. Director: Tony Maylam. Stars Michael York, Jenny Agutter & Simon MacCorkindale. Set in 1901, a pair of British yachtsmen discover a German plot to invade England.
Thu 05 Dec 19 20:05 IWM: Break-in (1966) A dramatised training film for the Military Police showing the correct methods and procedures that should be used in solving a crime. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 05 Dec 19 21:00 The Human Jungle Success Machine. 1965. Stars Herbert Lom. The Gothas have all that money can buy; why, then, should their lives be in a constant turmoil? Guest stars Edward Judd and Sylvia Syms. (S1, E15)
Thu 05 Dec 19 22:00 The Face Of Fu Manchu 1965. Thriller. Directed by Don Sharp. Starring Christopher Lee, Nigel Green and Howard Marion-Crawford. New murders alert Officier Nayland Smith to the possibility that Fu Manchu may not be dead.
Thu 05 Dec 19 23:50 Waterfront 1950. Drama. Directed by Michael Anderson. Stars Robert Newton, Kathleen Harrison, Avis Scott, Richard Burton & Susan Shaw. A sailor leaves his family to fend for themselves in the Liverpool slums
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Fri 06 Dec 19 01:30 Rooney 1958. Comedy. Directed by George Pollock. Stars John Gregson, Muriel Pavlow & Barry Fitzgerald. The life of Rooney, a Gaelic sportsman at the weekends and a Dublin rubbish collector during the week.
Fri 06 Dec 19 03:15 Kill Me Tomorrow 1957. Directed by Terence Fisher. Starring Tommy Steele & Pat O'Brien. Crosbie is sacked, but needs his job to fund an operation for his son, only to find his old editor has been murdered. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 06 Dec 19 04:55 Dick Powell Theatre The Fifth Caller. Stars Michael Rennie & Eva Gabor. A nurse is found with her wrists cut (but still alive) under a pier in a coastal town and her employer Dr. Whitehall murdered in London (S1, EP13)
Fri 06 Dec 19 06:00 A Fire Has Been Arranged 1935. Directed Leslie S. Hiscott and starring Rob Wilton. Two robbers hide their loot before spending 10 years in jail, but upon release they realise things have changed quite a bit in 10 years. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 06 Dec 19 07:20 Sailors Don't Care 1940. Comedy. Directed by Oswald Mitchell. Boat building father and son (Edward Rigby and Tom Gamble) join the river patrol service and get caught-up in a spy ring.
Fri 06 Dec 19 08:55 Serious Charge 1959. Drama. A new vicar (Anthony Quayle) falls foul of frustrated Hester (Sarah Churchill) as she backs up a false claim made by Larry (Andrew Ray) against the vicar. Cliff Richard sings Living Doll. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 06 Dec 19 11:00 June Allyson The Tender Shoot. Stars June Allyson as the regular hostess and occasional star of this dramatic anthology series, from light comedy to melodrama with incredible support from other stars.
Fri 06 Dec 19 11:30 IWM: Cameraman at War (1943) A tribute to the cameramen of the newsreel companies and the British Service film units, compiled by Len Lye with commentary by Raymond Glendenning.
Fri 06 Dec 19 11:50 Wanted For Murder 1946. Drama. Directed by Lawrence Huntington. Starring Eric Portman, Dulcie Gray, Derek Farr & Roland Culver. The son of a Victorian hangman is driven insane by thoughts of his father's profession (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 06 Dec 19 14:00 Rooms Nellie P2. Stars Sylvia Kay, Bryan Marshall & Dorothy Frere. Two part weekly dramas concerning the various drifters who rent rooms in a lodging house.
Fri 06 Dec 19 14:30 Pink String and Sealing Wax 1946. Drama. Directed by Robert Hamer. Stars Googie Withers, Mervyn Johns & Mary Merrall. The Wife of a pub landlord wants to rid her abusive husband. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 06 Dec 19 16:20 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre Backfire. 1961. Directed by Paul Almond. Stars Alfred Burke, Zena Marshall, Oliver Johnston & Noel Treverthen. Everything points to prosperity in this luxurious factory! Or so it seems…
Fri 06 Dec 19 17:30 Robin's Nest When Irish eyes are smiling. Stars Tony Britton, Tessa Wyatt & Richard O'Sullivan. Albert comes to the rescue when the twins are woken by their grandad.
Fri 06 Dec 19 18:00 Smart Alec 1951. Drama. Director: John Guillermin. Stars Peter Reynolds, Leslie Dwyer, Mercy Haystead & Charles Hawtrey. An unscrupulous bounder is to become the heir to a large fortune. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 06 Dec 19 19:10 High Tide 1980. Thriller. A man just released from prison for manslaughter heads to the West Country to solve the mystery behind his victim's cryptic last words. Stars Ian McShane, Wendy Morgan & John Bird. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 06 Dec 19 21:00 Hazell Hazell Meets the First Eleven. 1978. Stars: Nicholas Ball, Bryan Coleman & James Faulkner. Hazell cruises the upper echelons of society as he delves into the background of a financial genius.
Fri 06 Dec 19 22:00 The Scars of Dracula 1970. Horror. Directed by Roy Ward Baker. Stars: Christopher Lee, Jenny Hanley, Dennis Waterman. At a remote castle Count Dracula is resurrected.
Fri 06 Dec 19 00:00 Royal Flash 1975. Adventure. Directed by Richard Lester. Stars: Malcolm McDowell, Alan Bates & Florinda Bolkan. The highly ambitious Harry Flashman is coerced by Otto von Bismark into impersonating a prince (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Sat 07 Dec 19 02:05 Impulse (1984) 1984. Horror. Directed by Graham Baker. Stars Tim Matheson, Meg Tilly & Hume Cronyn. After an earthquake in a rural town, the local citizens start to exhibit bizarre & violent behaviour.
Sat 07 Dec 19 03:55 Street Corner 1953. Drama. Directed by Muriel Box. Stars Peggy Cummins, Anne Crawford, Rosamund John & Terence Morgan. A pseudo-docu-drama with an emphasis on the daily work and routine of female police.
Sat 07 Dec 19 05:50 Steam Traction Engine Glimpses: Filmed on 20th June 1964 at Finkley Farm, Andover- charming footage of a Steam event with engines from all over the country and some great 60s cars too.
Sat 07 Dec 19 06:00 Three Steps to the Gallows 1953. Drama. Directed by John Gilling. American cargo ship Officer Stevens (Scott Brady), finds out that his brother is the frame-up victim of a smuggling gang and is due to be executed for murder. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 07 Dec 19 07:40 IWM: Cameraman at War (1943) A tribute to the cameramen of the newsreel companies and the British Service film units, compiled by Len Lye with commentary by Raymond Glendenning.
Sat 07 Dec 19 08:00 Noose for a Lady 1953. Crime. Stars: Dennis Price, Rona Anderson & Ronald Howard. A taut, complex whodunit with a brilliantly nerve-racking climax. The directorial debut of director Wolf Rilla.
Sat 07 Dec 19 09:30 Catch Us If You Can AKA Having A Wild Weekend. 1965. Comedy. Director: John Boorman. Stars: The Dave Clark Five, Barbara Ferris, David Lodge. Dinah is a model who appears in an ad campaign, during shooting she runs away
Sat 07 Dec 19 11:20 IWM: Dig for Victory (1941) Instructional film supporting a Second World War campaign to encourage the public to grow more vegetables, commentary by Roy Hay.
Sat 07 Dec 19 11:30 Overseas Press Club – Exclusive! The Monk of Chimay. Stars Claude Dauphin, Richard Thorp & Zena Howard. This is the story of WW1 air ace, Rene Fonck, who is now a monk, 'Brother Joachim' in a small Belgian town.
Sat 07 Dec 19 12:00 The Two-Headed Spy 1958. Drama. Directed by Andre De Toth. Stars Jack Hawkins, Gia Scala & Erik Schumann. A British spy disguises himself as a Nazi to infiltrate the Gestapo and sabotage the war effort.
Sat 07 Dec 19 14:00 Do You Know This Voice 1964. Drama. Directed by Frank Nesbitt. Stars Dan Duryea, Isa Miranda, Gwen Watford & Peter Madden. In this great murder mystery, the only clue to the killer's identity is his shoes!
Sat 07 Dec 19 15:30 Catweazle The Flying Broomsticks. 1970. Stars: Geoffrey Bayldon, Robin Davies, Charles Tingwell. Broomsticks have gone missing, and suspicions point the ever-vigilant, Sergeant Bottle, towards Hexwood Farm.
Sat 07 Dec 19 16:00 The Land that Time Forgot 1975. Adventure. Directed by Kevin Connor. Stars Doug McClure, John McEnery & Susan Penhaligon. Survivors of a U-Boat torpedo drift to a strange island inhabited by pre-historic monsters. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 07 Dec 19 17:50 The Man Who Haunted Himself 1970. Thriller. Directed by Basil Dearden. Stars Roger Moore, Hildegard Neil & Alastair Mackenzie. After recovering from a near-fatal car accident, Pelham finds his life has been turned upside-down.
Sat 07 Dec 19 19:40 The Lady Vanishes (1979) 1979. Thriller. Directed by Anthony Page. Stars Herbert Lom, Elliott Gould, Angela Lansbury & Cybill Shepherd. A diverse group of people are forced to unite when one of their passengers disappears.
Sat 07 Dec 19 21:40 The Long Arm 1956. Drama. Directed by Charles Frend. Stars Jack Hawkins, John Stratton, Dorothy Alison & Michael Brooke. The sleuths of Scotland Yard try to solve a series of burglaries.
Sat 07 Dec 19 23:40 Machine Gun McCain 1969. Crime. Director: Giuliano Montaldo. Stars: John Cassavetes, Britt Ekland & Peter Falk. A paroled armed robber and his son plan a Las Vegas casino heist.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Sun 08 Dec 19 01:40 Duffy 1968. Comedy. Directed by Robert Parrish. Stars James Coburn, James Mason & James Fox. An adventurer living in Tangiers is persuaded to help pirate a million-dollar cash shipment.
Sun 08 Dec 19 03:40 Clockwise (1986) 1986. Comedy. Director: Christopher Morahan. Stars John Cleese, Penelope Wilton & Alison Steadman. A headmaster runs his school by the clock – until one little slip destroyed his schedule.
Sun 08 Dec 19 05:40 1958 – S.G. Iron, Hull Interesting public information filmbmade in 1958 on S.G. Iron and the difference between S.G. Iron and the future of Cast Iron, Great shots of 50s London and Hull.
Sun 08 Dec 19 06:00 Escape Route 1952. Crime Drama. Directed by Seymour Friedman & Peter Graham Scott. Stars George Raft. Nuclear scientists are kidnapped. An FBI man and a British agent must find the culprit. Sally Gray's last film. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 08 Dec 19 07:35 IWM: Tim Marches Back (1944) Short animation encouraging the public to make less social telephone calls, Second World War.
Sun 08 Dec 19 07:40 Where There's A Will 1936. Comedy. Directed by William Beaudine. Stars Will Hay, Graham Moffatt & Norma Varden. An incompetent solicitor is taken in by American thieves & unwittingly becomes party to a bank robbery. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 08 Dec 19 09:15 IWM: They Also Serve (1940) Film tribute to the 'Housewives of Britain', Second World War, directed by Ruby Grierson
Sun 08 Dec 19 09:25 Make Mine Mink 1960. Comedy. Director: Robert Asher. Stars Terry-Thomas, Billie Whitelaw, Athene Seyler & Hattie Jacques. Boarding house residents find new excitement in life by stealing mink coats. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 08 Dec 19 11:25 IWM: Dustbin Parade (1942) Short animation about recycling for the war effort, Second World War by Halas and Batchelor
Sun 08 Dec 19 11:30 Shadows HoneyAnn. Stars: Madge Ryan, Gwyneth Strong, Adrienne Posta. A country girl takes a job as nursemaid to a wealthy family (S3, E07)
Sun 08 Dec 19 12:00 Very Important Person 1961. Comedy. Directed by Ken Annakin. Stars James Robertson Justice, Leslie Phillips, Stanley Baxter & Eric Sykes. British POWs find their new acerbic fellow prisoner is a key officer who must escape
Sun 08 Dec 19 14:00 Ha'penny Breeze 1951. Drama. Directed by Don Sharp. Stars Edwin Richfield, Don Sharp & Gwyneth Vaughan. David's Suffolk village is demoralised, but they gather support for his scheme to enter a yacht race. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 08 Dec 19 15:30 Catweazle The Wisdom of Solomon. 1970. Stars: Geoffrey Bayldon, Robin Davies, Charles Tingwell. A new domestic helper and her obnoxious son, Arthur, arrive at Hexwood Farm.
Sun 08 Dec 19 16:00 The March Hare 1956. Comedy. Director: George More O’Ferrall. Stars Peggy Cummins & Terence Morgan, Wilfrid Hyde White. Sir Charles Hare gambles his all on his horse at Ascot, but the horse is “pulled” from the race
Sun 08 Dec 19 17:45 Your Voice Telephone Glimpses: Early 1950s Instructional film on how to use the Telephone and how it works.
Sun 08 Dec 19 18:00 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)
Sun 08 Dec 19 18:30 IWM: Albert's Savings (1940) An appeal to the public to save for the war effort, in the form of an 'Albert' monologue recited by Stanley Holloway
Sun 08 Dec 19 18:35 Maytime in Mayfair 1949. Musical. Directed by Herbert Wilcox. Stars Anna Neagle, Michael Wilding, Thora Hird, Tom Walls & Peter Graves. Michael is left a high-class Mayfair fashion salon which he intends to sell.
Sun 08 Dec 19 20:25 IWM: Ordinary People (1942) Twenty-four hours in London during the Blitz, directed by Jack Lee
Sun 08 Dec 19 21:00 Mystery and Imagination Uncle Silas. Directed by Alan Cooke. Stars: Robert Eddison, Patience Collier, Lucy Fleming & John Welsh. A young heiress is sent to live with her uncle in a decaying mansion.
Sun 08 Dec 19 22:50 The Legend of Hell House 1973. Horror. Director: John Hough. Stars Roddy McDowall, Gayle Hunnicutt & Pamela Franklin. A psychiatrist and his wife take mediums into the Belasco House, which is haunted by its past victims (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)

Dec 9th - Dec 15th

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TPTV Schedule Dec 9th – Dec 15th

DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Mon 09 Dec 19 00:40 Fools' Parade 1971. Comedy. Director Andrew V. McLaglen. Stars James Stewart, George Kennedy, Kurt Russel & Anne Baxter. Three ex-convicts hope to start a business with the money earnt behind bars.
Mon 09 Dec 19 02:40 Cosh Boy 1953. Drama. Director: Lewis Gilbert. Stars James Kenney, Hermione Baddeley, Joan Collins & Hermione Gingold. In post WW2 London, Roy and his gang drift into more and more serious offences.
Mon 09 Dec 19 04:15 The Wrong Arm Of the Law 1963. Comedy. Director: Cliff Owen. Stars Peter Sellers, Lionel Jeffries, Bernard Cribbins & Nanette Newman. A gangster learns of a traitor in his midst and makes a deal with the police
Mon 09 Dec 19 06:00 Up With the Lark 1943. Musical. Directed by Phil Brandon. Starring Ethel Revnell, Gracie West & Adrienne Fancey. Ethel and Gracie pursue a gang of robbers to their secret headquarters in the countryside. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 09 Dec 19 07:10 Hindle Wakes 1952. Drama starring Leslie Dwyer and Lisa Daniely. Successful remake of one of the earliest British talkies. Set in the Hindle, two mill workers take off to Blackpool for the 'Wakes' holiday. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 09 Dec 19 08:55 The Huggetts Abroad 1949. Comedy. Directed by Ken Annakin. Stars Jack Warner, Kathleen Harrison & Dinah Sheridan. When Jimmy gets work in South Africa, the family decide to all go with Jimmy and travel there by truck. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 09 Dec 19 10:40 Sunbeam Rapier brings you 'A European Holiday in the 50s' Sunbeam Rapier brings you 'A European Holiday in the 50s'! A charming colour film where we travel in a Sunbeam Napier through many parts of Europe, with surprise appearances, including Sterling Moss.
Mon 09 Dec 19 11:00 June Allyson The Pledge. Stars June Allyson as the regular hostess and occasional star of this dramatic anthology series, from light comedy to melodrama with incredible support from other stars.
Mon 09 Dec 19 11:30 Bang! You're Dead 1954. Drama. Directed by Lance Comfort. Stars Jack Warner, Derek Farr, Veronica Hurst and Michael Medwin. A tragic accident leads to man being wrongly accused of murder.
Mon 09 Dec 19 13:15 Albert R.N. 1953. Directed by Lewis Gilbert. Starring Jack Warner, Robert Beatty and Anthony Steel. With the help of a life-like dummy, Allied forces are escaping a POW camp. Based on a true story. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 09 Dec 19 15:00 Take Two: Shirley Eaton A series where well-known faces from much loved British films and classic television shows talk about their lives and careers in the business. In this episode, we talk to Shirley Eaton.
Mon 09 Dec 19 15:30 The House In Nightmare Park 1973. Comedy. Director Peter Sykes. Stars Frankie Howerd, Ray Milland, Hugh Burde. In 1907, an actor is invited to perform in a remote country house but becomes involved in mysterious events.
Mon 09 Dec 19 17:25 Post Early for Christmas 1951. Animation. This delightful silhouette animation may not be the most logical argument for helping the Post Office out, but who cares when it's so charmingly packaged.
Mon 09 Dec 19 17:30 Robin's Nest Anniversary Waltz. Stars Tony Britton, Tessa Wyatt & Richard O'Sullivan. Mr. Nicholls finds a few problems when he checks the bistro's expenses.
Mon 09 Dec 19 18:00 Night Boat to Dublin 1946. Drama. Directed by Lawrence Huntington. Robert Newton stars as Captain David Grant, a British secret agent who leads an attempt to save scientist Professor Hansen (Martin Miller) from the Nazis
Mon 09 Dec 19 19:55 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre The Double. 1963. Directed by Lionel Harris. Stars Jeanette Sterke, Robert Brown & Basil Henson. John Cleeve is suffering from 'Homicidal Hallucinations' and can't remember his past.
Mon 09 Dec 19 21:00 Special Branch Dinner Date. 1970. Stars: Derren Nesbitt, Fulton Mackay, Morris Perry. Jordan flies to Frankfurt to escort a British subject.
Mon 09 Dec 19 22:00 No Sex Please – We're British 1973. Comedy. Director: Cliff Owen. Stars: Ronnie Corbett, Beryl Reid & Arthur Lowe. A shop owner's order is mixed up in transit and sent to Barclays Bank.
Mon 09 Dec 19 23:45 The Day Of The Triffids 1962. Sci-Fi. A spectacular meteor storm blinds the world, except Bill. He, and a few others, must battle with flesh eating plants. Starring Nicole Maurey, Howard Keel, Janette Scott and Kieron Moore.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Tue 10 Dec 19 01:45 Fools' Parade 1971. Comedy. Director Andrew V. McLaglen. Stars James Stewart, George Kennedy, Kurt Russel & Anne Baxter. Three ex-convicts hope to start a business with the money earnt behind bars.
Tue 10 Dec 19 03:45 Cairo Road 1950. Drama. Director: David Macdonald. Stars Eric Portman, Laurence Harvey & Maria Mauban. The Egyptian narcotics bureau unit investigate the murder of a rich colonel.
Tue 10 Dec 19 05:35 Grimaldi: The Funniest Man… … in the World. Starring The Chuckle Brothers, David Essex, Jordan Conway & Vicki Michelle. A humorous true story starring Barry Chuckle a 19th century clown Joe Grimaldi, the man who invented panto
Tue 10 Dec 19 06:00 Lifetime Of Comedy 1960. Compilation of comedy sketches from the comedy kings Buster Keaton, Charlie Chaplin, Danny Kaye & Bing Crosby. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 10 Dec 19 07:15 Not Wanted On Voyage 1957. Comedy. The rollicking adventures of two stewards aboard a pleasure cruiser. Starring Ronald Shiner and Brian Rix. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 10 Dec 19 08:55 Frieda 1947. Drama. Directed by Basil Dearden. Stars David Farrar, Glynis Johns, Mai Zetterling & Flora Robson. An RAF pilot who was shot down during WWII marries a German woman who helps him escape.
Tue 10 Dec 19 11:00 June Allyson Love Is A Headache. Stars June Allyson as the regular hostess and occasional star of this dramatic anthology series, from light comedy to melodrama with incredible support from other stars.
Tue 10 Dec 19 11:30 Shepherd On The Rock 1993. Drama. Directed by Bob Keen. Starring Bernard Hill, John Bowles and Betsy Brantley. A sheep farmer and his family fight for their land against the persistent efforts of a land developer. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 10 Dec 19 13:30 Circle of Danger 1951. Drama. Directed by Jacques Tourneur. Stars Ray Milland, Patricia Roc & Marius Goring. An American in England finds the truth behind his brother's death in occupied France.
Tue 10 Dec 19 15:00 Christmas Is a Legal Holiday 1962 Drama. Directed by Robert Ellis Miller. Mr Jones (James Whitmore), a lawyer who pursues the case of the underdog with determination and his own style. Barbara Bain, Don Beddoe & Hope Cameron.
Tue 10 Dec 19 15:35 A Boy, a Girl and a Bike 1949. Comedy. Director: Ralph Smart. Stars John McCallum, Honor Blackman, Diana Dors & Patrick Holt. A bike club invites new members to join who will soon be mixed into a world of illegal dealings.
Tue 10 Dec 19 17:25 Post Early for Christmas 1951. Animation. This delightful silhouette animation may not be the most logical argument for helping the Post Office out, but who cares when it's so charmingly packaged.
Tue 10 Dec 19 17:30 Robin's Nest Wish you weren't here. Stars Tony Britton, Tessa Wyatt & Richard O'Sullivan. Robin struggles to get to grips with the complex art of changing a nappy.
Tue 10 Dec 19 18:00 For the Love of Ada … Special With Ada. Starring Irene Handl, Wilfred Pickles & Barbara Mitchell. A Christmas special of the gentle 70s sitcom about Ada and Walter, who find love. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 10 Dec 19 18:40 Madeleine 1950. Drama. Directed by David Lean. Stars Ann Todd, Ivan Desny, Leslie Banks & Elizabeth Sellars. The true story of Madeleine Smith, a Scotswoman on trial for murder.
Tue 10 Dec 19 21:00 Gideon's Way Fall High, Fall Hard. Stars John Gregson Alexander Davion and Daphne Anderson. There is corruption and murderous cover up in the building industry by the co-owner of the building company.
Tue 10 Dec 19 22:00 The Scars of Dracula 1970. Horror. Directed by Roy Ward Baker. Stars: Christopher Lee, Jenny Hanley, Dennis Waterman. At a remote castle Count Dracula is resurrected.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Wed 11 Dec 19 00:00 Guru In Seven 1998. Drama. Director: Shani Grewal. Stars: Lalita Ahmed, Peri Allan, Robert Ashe. Sanjay, following a blazing argument with his girlfriend, Jill, is persuaded by his friends to become 'The Guru'.
Wed 11 Dec 19 02:10 West 11 1963. Drama. Directed by Michael Winner. Starring Alfred Lynch, Eric Portman & Kathleen Harrison. A down on his luck Joe Beckett is recruited into crime by Richard Dyce.
Wed 11 Dec 19 04:00 The Admirable Crichton 1957. Comedy. Directed by Lewis Gilbert. Stars Kenneth More, Diane Cilento, Cecil Parker & Sally Ann Howes. A Lord, his family and servants are stranded on an Island where class is rendered redundant. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 11 Dec 19 06:00 Jackpot (1960) 1960. Drama. Director: Montgomery Tully. Stars William Hartnell, Betty McDowall & Eddie Byrne. An ex-convict learns that his wife is not willing to return to him. A rare screening of a 'lost' film. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 11 Dec 19 07:20 No Trace 1950. Drama. Directed by John Gilling. Writer Robert Southley finds his lifestyle threatened by blackmail from a former American criminal associate. Stars Hugh Sinclair, Dinah Sheridan & John Laurie. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 11 Dec 19 08:55 The Captain's Paradise 1953. Comedy. Directed by Anthony Kimmins. Stars Alec Guinness, Yvonne De Carlo, Celia Johnson & Miles Malleson. The Captain of a ferry boat between Gibraltar & Morocco has a woman in each port.
Wed 11 Dec 19 10:40 Christmas Under The Sun Made in 1947. The joys of living in Australia at Christmas time. Cool drinks have taken the place of hot refreshments and much time is spent outdoors but the spirit of Christmas is unchanged!
Wed 11 Dec 19 11:00 June Allyson Child Lost. Stars June Allyson as the regular hostess and occasional star of this dramatic anthology series, from light comedy to melodrama with incredible support from other stars.
Wed 11 Dec 19 11:30 Fighting Man of the Plains 1949. Western. Stars Randolph Scott, Bill Williams & Victor Jory. Jim Dancer, one of Quantrill's Raiders, stages attacks on Kansas on behalf of the fallen Confederacy. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 11 Dec 19 13:20 The Land that Time Forgot 1975. Adventure. Directed by Kevin Connor. Stars Doug McClure, John McEnery & Susan Penhaligon. Survivors of a U-Boat torpedo drift to a strange island inhabited by pre-historic monsters. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 11 Dec 19 15:10 Bonnie Prince Charlie 1948. Bio. Directors: Anthony Kimmins. Stars: David Niven, Margaret Leighton, Morland Graham. In the Jacobite Rising, Bonnie Prince Charlie leads a rebellion to restore his family to the throne.
Wed 11 Dec 19 17:30 Robin's Nest The Headhunters of S.W.6. Stars Tony Britton, Tessa Wyatt & Richard O'Sullivan. Robin's offered a job with an international company that he can't refuse
Wed 11 Dec 19 18:00 The Man Upstairs 1958. Directed by Don Chaffey. Starring Bernard Lee & Richard Attenborough. The breakdown of a guilt-ridden man provides the drama in this fascinating psychological film.
Wed 11 Dec 19 19:45 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre Candidate for Murder. 1961. Directed by David Villiers. Stars Michael Gough, Erika Remberg & John Justin. Kersten, a professional killer, is brought in by a jealous husband to kill his wife.
Wed 11 Dec 19 21:00 Rumpole of the Bailey Rumpole and the Married Lady. Stars: Leo McKern, Peggy Thorpe-Bates & David Yelland. After a long spell without cases, Rumpole helps divorce his old friend and colleague George Frobisher.
Wed 11 Dec 19 22:05 The Man Who Haunted Himself 1970. Thriller. Directed by Basil Dearden. Stars Roger Moore, Hildegard Neil & Alastair Mackenzie. After recovering from a near-fatal car accident, Pelham finds his life has been turned upside-down.
Wed 11 Dec 19 23:55 Steaming 1985. Drama. Director by Joseph Losey. Stars Vanessa Redgrave, Sarah Miles Patti Love & Diana Dors in her final film with Joseph Losey. Three frequenters of a steam room decide to fight its closure.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Thu 12 Dec 19 01:55 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 12 Dec 19 03:50 The Saint – The Fiction-Makers 1968. Adventure. Directed by Roy Ward Baker. Stars: Roger Moore, Sylvia Syms & Justine Lord. The Saint is asked to act as a bodyguard to a best-selling author Amos Klein, who is secretly a young woman
Thu 12 Dec 19 06:00 Park Plaza 605 1953. Crime drama directed by Bernard Knowles. A private detective solves a murder, which he was accused of. Starring Tom Conway, Eva Bartok and Sid James. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 12 Dec 19 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. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 12 Dec 19 09:25 Silent Dust 1949. Drama. Director: Lance Comfort. Stars Stephen Murray, Beatrice Campbell & George Woodbridge. A wealthy blind man is determined to build a cricket pavilion as a memorial to his dead veteran son
Thu 12 Dec 19 11:00 June Allyson Night Out. Stars June Allyson as the regular hostess and occasional star of this dramatic anthology series, from light comedy to melodrama with incredible support from other stars.
Thu 12 Dec 19 11:30 Sunbeam Rapier brings you 'A European Holiday in the 50s' Sunbeam Rapier brings you 'A European Holiday in the 50s'! A charming colour film where we travel in a Sunbeam Napier through many parts of Europe, with surprise appearances, including Sterling Moss.
Thu 12 Dec 19 11:50 Maytime in Mayfair 1949. Musical. Directed by Herbert Wilcox. Stars Anna Neagle, Michael Wilding, Thora Hird, Tom Walls & Peter Graves. Michael is left a high-class Mayfair fashion salon which he intends to sell.
Thu 12 Dec 19 13:40 Christmas Under The Sun Made in 1947. The joys of living in Australia at Christmas time. Cool drinks have taken the place of hot refreshments and much time is spent outdoors but the spirit of Christmas is unchanged!
Thu 12 Dec 19 14:00 Rooms Beverley & Sheila P1. Two part weekly dramas concerning the various drifters who rent rooms in a lodging house.
Thu 12 Dec 19 14:30 Brothers in Law 1957. Comedy. Directed by Roy Boulting. Stars Richard Attenborough, Ian Carmichael & Terry-Thomas. A newly-qualified barrister is thrown in the deep-end with a hot-tempered judge and a tricky case.
Thu 12 Dec 19 16:25 Last Holiday 1950. Drama. Directed by Henry Cass. Stars Alec Guinness, Beatrice Campbell & Kay Walsh. A salesman who learns he has months to live cashes in his savings to live in a fancy hotel.
Thu 12 Dec 19 18:10 Robin's Nest Christmas at Robin's Nest. Stars Tony Britton, Tessa Wyatt & Richard O'Sullivan. Robin grows tired as he attempts to put up the decorations
Thu 12 Dec 19 18:45 Christmas Rhapsody Charming Christmas film made in 1948 A small, lonely pine tree wishes to be chosen for Christmas and to be taken home.
Thu 12 Dec 19 19:00 Holiday Camp 1947. Adventure. Director: Ken Annakin. Stars Jack Warner, Kathleen Harrison, Flora Robson, Dennis Price. The Huggett family meet criminals, runaways, spinsters, and other unlikely holiday makers.
Thu 12 Dec 19 21:00 The Human Jungle The 24-Hour Man. 1965. Stars Herbert Lom. Alvar loses control of a water-bus and risks the lives of his passengers. Desperate, he resolves to have his revenge. Guest stars Johnny Sekka. (S1, E16)
Thu 12 Dec 19 22:00 A Walk in the Spring Rain 1970. Drama. Director: Guy Green. A New York professor's (Fritz Weaver) wife (Ingrid Bergman) falls in love with a rugged, married Tennessee mountain man (Anthony Quinn).
Thu 12 Dec 19 00:00 The Brinks Job 1978. Comedy. Directed by William Friedkin. Starring Peter Falk, Peter Boyle and Allen Garfield. Crime story based on the real armed robbery of the Brink's Building in Boston
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Fri 13 Dec 19 02:05 The Devil-Ship Pirates 1964. Drama. Directed by Don Sharp. Stars Christopher Lee, Andrew Keir, Suzan Farmer & John Cairney. A deserter of the Spanish Armada arrives on the British coast and terrorizes the local inhabitants.
Fri 13 Dec 19 03:50 I Lived With You 1933. Drama. A penniless Russian Prince (Ivor Novello) is befriended by Ada (Ida Lupino) who takes him home to live with her folks. Co-written by Ivor Novello. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 13 Dec 19 05:45 Olympic Winter Thrills 1948 – Glimpses Glimpses. Short film showing exciting highlights of the races and pageantry at Switzerland's 1948 Winter Olympics.
Fri 13 Dec 19 06:00 Third Alibi 1961. Drama. Directed by Montgomery Tully. Starring Laurence Payne, Patricia Dainton. A married composer finds that his affair with his wife's half-sister has resulted in her death. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 13 Dec 19 07:20 My Brother's Keeper 1948. Thriller. Directed by Alfred Roome and starring Jack Warner, George Cole, David Tomlinson and Bill Owen. Two convicts escape, handcuffed to each other, and things get worse when they're seen.
Fri 13 Dec 19 09:05 The Golden Disc 1958. Pop drama starring Lee Patterson, Mary Steele, Terry Dene & Linda Gray. A young pop composer and singer opens a coffee bar. They are joined by budding singer Terry Dene as himself. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 13 Dec 19 10:40 Talking Pictures with Terry Dene Talking Pictures TV have an exclusive interview with Terry Dene
Fri 13 Dec 19 11:00 June Allyson The Girl. Stars June Allyson, Jane Powell & Wesley Lau. A TV producer's assistant, who considers herself too indispensable to ever consider marriage, meets a man who won't take 'no' for an answer.
Fri 13 Dec 19 11:30 Take Two: Jack Smethurst Jack Smethurst Interview. Take Two. Well-known faces from much loved British films and classic television shows talk about their lives and careers in the business.
Fri 13 Dec 19 12:00 Just My Luck 1957. Comedy. Director: John Paddy Carstairs. Stars Norman Wisdom, Jill Dixon, Leslie Phillips & Margaret Rutherford. Norman places a bet on the races so he can afford a diamond pendant.
Fri 13 Dec 19 13:45 Learning to Live Made by Merton Park Studios. Directed by Harold Purcell. A look at the 1941 education system in Britain. Great shots of the 1940s Merton Park Area and Northwood Senior School.
Fri 13 Dec 19 14:00 Rooms Beverley & Sheila P2. Two part weekly dramas concerning the various drifters who rent rooms in a lodging house.
Fri 13 Dec 19 14:30 Rhythm Serenade 1943. Drama. Directed by Gordon Wellesley. Stars Vera Lynn, Peter Murray-Hill, Julien Mitchell, Jimmy Jewel & Ben Warriss. A teacher is persuaded to organise a nursery for a military factory.
Fri 13 Dec 19 16:15 The Card 1952. Comedy. Director: Ronald Neame. Stars Alec Guinness, Glynis Johns & Valerie Hobson. A charming man finds ways to raise through the ranks in business and social standing, some honest, some not. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 13 Dec 19 18:00 The Big Noise 1944. Comedy. Director: Mal St. Clair. Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy & Doris Merrick. During World War II Stan and Ollie find themselves as improbable bodyguards to an eccentric bomb inventor.(SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 13 Dec 19 19:30 Clash By Night 1963. Drama. Directed by Montgomery Tully. Starring Terence Longdon, Jennifer Jayne & Harry Fowler. A prison bus enroute to jail is hijacked by a gang determined to free their leader.(SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 13 Dec 19 21:00 Hazell Hazell and the Rubber-Heel Brigade. 1978. Stars: Nicholas Ball, Colin Burns & David Daker. Hazell's previous life as a policeman comes back to haunt him.
Fri 13 Dec 19 22:00 Night of the Eagle 1962. Horror. Director: Sidney Hayers. Stars Peter Wyngarde, Janet Blair & Margaret Johnston. A woman ,who may be a witch, defends her husband from forces attempting to harm him.
Fri 13 Dec 19 23:45 The Camp On Blood Island 1958. Drama. Directed Val Guest. Stars Andre Morell, Carl Mohner & Walter Fitzgerald. Deep in Malaya, as WW2 comes to an end, men, women and children as still trapped by the Japanese invasion.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Sat 14 Dec 19 01:25 Wonderful Life 1964. Musical. Director: Sidney J. Furie. Stars Cliff Richard, Susan Hampshire, Richard O'Sullivan & The Shadows. Cliff Richard's band is stranded in the Canary Islands and get working on a movie
Sat 14 Dec 19 03:40 The March Hare 1956. Comedy. Director: George More O'Ferrall. Stars Peggy Cummins & Terence Morgan, Wilfrid Hyde White. Sir Charles Hare gambles his all on his horse at Ascot, but the horse is 'pulled' from the race
Sat 14 Dec 19 05:25 Honey West 1965. Rockabye The Hard Way. Classic crime series produced by Aaron Spelling and starring Anne Francis. A suave master thief starts dating Honey in the hopes of getting inside information.
Sat 14 Dec 19 06:00 Tinker 1949. Documentary. Gunther Krampf tells the story of young mining trainees. Tinker (Derek Smith), a Gipsy's son runs away and joins the mining school. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 14 Dec 19 07:15 Phantom From Space 1953. Sci-Fi. Directed by W Lee Wilder. Stars Ted Cooper, Noreen Nash, Dick Sands & Burt Wenland. A radioactive alien crash lands on Earth near a LA laboratory. His arrival attracts much attention. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 14 Dec 19 08:45 Gorgo 1961. Sci-Fi. An undersea earthquake causes some sea-monsters to surface. Gorgo is captured and is taken to be displayed in London, but Gorgo's mother is looking for her baby. Starring Bill Travers. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 14 Dec 19 10:20 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre Flat Two. 1961. Directed by Alan Cooke. Stars John Le Mesurier, Jack Watling & Barry Keegan. Two men visit the apartment of a rich gambler – Each with a strong motive for murder!
Sat 14 Dec 19 11:30 Overseas Press Club – Exclusive! Father Tiger. Stars Peter Arne, Harry Landis & Richard O'Sullivan. The story of Father Maggiore Borrelli – a young Italian priest who lives and works amongst the 'scugnizzi' of Naples.
Sat 14 Dec 19 12:00 Battle of the V1 1958. War. Director: Vernon Sewell. Stars Michael Rennie, Patricia Medina & Christopher Lee. Polish Resistance discover a mysterious pilot-less plane. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 14 Dec 19 14:00 The Flying Squad 1940. Crime. Director: Herbert Brenon. Stars Sebastian Shaw, Phyllis Brooks, Jack Hawkins. Bradley of the C.I.D. Flying Squad is out to break a drug smuggling gang.
Sat 14 Dec 19 15:15 Tufty Club Established in the 1960s this early animation by Bob Bura explains the perils of swimming at the seaside, broken glass bottles and the dangers of crossing the road for the ice cream van.
Sat 14 Dec 19 15:30 Catweazle The Trickery Lantern. 1970. Stars: Geoffrey Bayldon, Robin Davies, Charles Tingwell. Mr. Bennet is celebrating his birthday, despite having an injured foot.
Sat 14 Dec 19 16:00 White Cradle Inn 1947. Drama. Director: Harold French. Stars Michael Rennie & Madeleine Carroll. During the war, many children were evacuated beneath the Swiss Alps, one of which is billeted with the local Inn owners.
Sat 14 Dec 19 17:40 Undercover Agent 1953. Crime Drama. An auditor (Dermot Walsh) is caught up in a murder and espionage whilst visiting a company. Starring Hazel Court. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 14 Dec 19 19:00 IWM: Captured (1959) 1959. Film showing the Communist treatment of prisoners of war and how their methods of interrogation and attempts at political indoctrination can be resisted.
Sat 14 Dec 19 20:15 The Lost Continent 1968. Adventure. Director: Michael Carreras. Stars: Eric Porter, Hildegard Knef & Suzanna Leigh. On their way to South America, the passengers and crew of an old freighter face many challenges.
Sat 14 Dec 19 22:00 The Nanny 1965. Thriller. Director: Seth Holt. Stars Bettie Davis, Wendy Craig & Jill Bennett. There's just something not quite right when Bette Davis stars as an English nanny. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 14 Dec 19 23:50 Songwriter 1984. Drama. Director: Alan Rudolph. Stars Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson & Melinda Dillon. Doc Jenkins is a songwriter who tries to leave his singing roots but he gets mixed up in a bad deal. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Sun 15 Dec 19 01:40 Walk on the Wild Side 1962. Drama. Directed by Edward Dmytryk. Stars Barbara Stanwyck, Laurence Harvey, Capucine & Jane Fonda. A young Texan leaves his depression-ravaged town for New Orleans in search of his lost love. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 15 Dec 19 03:55 My Brother Jonathan 1948. Drama. Director: Harold French. Stars Dulcie Gray, Michael Dennison & Ronald Howard. Jonathan's ambition was to become a surgeon & marry Edie. But Edie loves his brother, who she intends to wed
Sun 15 Dec 19 06:00 Wedding Of Lilli Marlene 1953. War Time Drama. Lilli will not marry her love, an American reporter, until she becomes a star. Starring Lisa Daniely, Hugh McDermott and Sid James. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 15 Dec 19 07:45 The Strange World Of Planet X 1958. Sci-fi. A British laboratory studying magnetic fields is warned by a cosmic visitor of the dangers in their experiments. Starring Forrest Tucker and Martin Benson. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 15 Dec 19 09:15 Double Confession 1950. Drama. Starring Derek Farr, Joan Hopkins & Peter Lorre. Farr visits his ex-wife only to find her murdered. In his attempts to find the killer he meets gang boss William Hartnell. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 15 Dec 19 11:00 Smokescreen (1964) 1964. Drama. Directed by Jim O'Connolly. Starring Peter Vaughan, John Carson & Yvonne Romain. A blazing car goes over the cliff to the east of Brighton. Suspicions mount when no body can be found. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 15 Dec 19 12:30 Thief of Bagdad 1940. Adventure. Directed by Michael Powell. Stars Sabu, Conrad Veidt, John Justin, and June Duprez. After being cast out of Bagdad, King Ahmad joins with a thief named Abu to reclaim his throne.
Sun 15 Dec 19 14:30 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre The Death Trap. 1962. Directed by John Moxey. Stars Albert Lieven, Barbara Shelley & Mercy Haystead. Carol Haisten discovers her sister withdrew £7,000 before she died. It is now missing.
Sun 15 Dec 19 15:30 Catweazle The Magic Riddle. 1971. Stars: Geoffrey Bayldon, Gary Warren, Moray Watson. Catweazle is back. Inevitably the return of the 11th century wizard in the 20th century spells trouble.
Sun 15 Dec 19 16:00 IWM: Dig for Victory (1941) Instructional film supporting a Second World War campaign to encourage the public to grow more vegetables, commentary by Roy Hay.
Sun 15 Dec 19 16:10 Quiet Weekend 1946. Comedy. Director: Harold French. Stars Derek Farr, Frank Cellier & Majorie Fielding. The extraordinary adventures of a British family and their various guests during a weekend in the country.
Sun 15 Dec 19 18:00 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)
Sun 15 Dec 19 18:30 Sunbeam Rapier brings you 'A European Holiday in the 50s' Sunbeam Rapier brings you 'A European Holiday in the 50s'! A charming colour film where we travel in a Sunbeam Napier through many parts of Europe, with surprise appearances, including Sterling Moss.
Sun 15 Dec 19 18:50 The Lady With the Lamp 1951. Drama. Director: Herbert Wilcox. Stars: Anna Neagle, Michael Wilding & Gladys Young. Based on the Reginald Berkeley stage play, this compelling drama offers a depiction of Florence Nightingale. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 15 Dec 19 20:55 IWM: Albert's Savings (1940) An appeal to the public to save for the war effort, in the form of an 'Albert' monologue recited by Stanley Holloway
Sun 15 Dec 19 21:00 Mystery and Imagination Frankenstein. Director: Voytek. Stars Ian Holm, Richard Vernon and Neil Stacy. A version of the famous story in which the same actor plays both Dr. Frankenstein and the Creature he puts together.
Sun 15 Dec 19 22:50 White Mischief 1988. Crime Drama. Director: Michael Radford. Stars: Sarah Miles, Joss Ackland & Greta Scacchi. In 1940s Kenya, a married couple join other affluent British expatriates in a lifestyle of recklessness.