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September 28th - October 4th



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TPTV Schedule September 28th - October 4th

DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Mon 28 Sep 20 01:35 The Six Men 1951. Drama. Directed by Michael Law. A story tracing the activities of a gang of crooks whose long run of successful coups has the police in a panic. Starring Harold Warrender & Olga Edwardes.
Mon 28 Sep 20 02:55 Rumpole of the Bailey Rumpole and the Golden Thread. Stars: Leo McKern, Peggy Thorpe-Bates & Errol John. Rumpole agrees to defend a cabinet minister of a former British African colony accused of murder.
Mon 28 Sep 20 04:00 Callan Amos Green Must Live. Stars Edward Woodward, William Squire & Patrick Mower. Callan is brought in to protect the anti-immigration official, Amos Green, after a young black American is found in a river
Mon 28 Sep 20 05:00 Target: The Corruptors A Man's Castle. 1961. Stars Stephen McNally, Robert Harland & Harold J. Stone. Investigative reporters Paul Marino & Jack Flood investigate various cases of industrial corruption. (S1, E26)
Mon 28 Sep 20 06:00 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)
Mon 28 Sep 20 07:45 Channel Islands in the 50s A charming quick travelogue of The Channel Islands in the 1950s looking at the background of the Methodist roots and we start with a trip to the Odeon on Good Friday!
Mon 28 Sep 20 07:50 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.
Mon 28 Sep 20 09:25 The Girl In The Taxi 1937. Comedy. Director: Andre Berthomieu. Stars: Frances Day, Henri Garat & Jean Gillie. Blackmail and intrigue ensue when the head of a Parisian purity league is found to be leading a double life. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 28 Sep 20 10:45 Dancing With Crime 1947. Crime Drama. Directed by John Paddy Carstairs. Stars Richard Attenborough, Barry K. Barnes, Sheila Sim & Garry Marsh. A Cab driver gets mistaken with a gang. He sets out to expose the group. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 28 Sep 20 12:25 Target Earth 1954. Sci-Fi. Directed by Sherman A. Rose. Starring Richard Denning. A large city is ordered to be completely evacuated as an army of robots, believed to be from the planet Venus, attack it. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 28 Sep 20 14:00 Together Episode 26. 1980. Stars Gillian Bailey, Richard Everett, Sarah Greene, Hilda Fenemore. It's the night of the farewell drink for The Dunns and there is much excitement at Rutherford Court.
Mon 28 Sep 20 14:30 Merlin and the Toothless Knights charming 1970s British animation warning King Arthurs Knights of the Round Table about the effects of eating too many sweets or Orangeade ! Merlin must find a cure..
Mon 28 Sep 20 14:40 End of the Line 1957. Directed by Charles Saunders. Starring Alan Baxter, Barbara Shelley & Jennifer Jayne. Given a fake alibi Mike robs a 'fence' of stolen jewels. The fence is found dead and Mike is blackmailed. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 28 Sep 20 16:00 All that is England Made by Merton Park Studios in the 1930s and Directed by Ralph Smart- A promotional Film on the Austin Cars - from the 7 to the Ascot.
Mon 28 Sep 20 16:25 Miranda 1948. Comedy. Director: Ken Annakin. Stars: Glynis Johns, Googie Withers, Margaret Rutherford. A light comedy about a beautiful and playful mermaid and her effect on Dr. Paul Martin
Mon 28 Sep 20 18:00 Sir Francis Drake Queen of Scots. 1961. Stars Terence Morgan, Jean Kent, Ewan Roberts. Elizabeth is worried about Mary, Queen of Scots. Walsingham decides it is time to get Mary out of the way.
Mon 28 Sep 20 18:30 Miss MacTaggart Won't Lie Down 1966. Comedy. Directed by Francis A Searle. Stars Barbara Mullen and Eric Woodburn. A spinster has been proclaimed dead - but is very much alive (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 28 Sep 20 19:00 Robbery Under Arms 1957. Action. Directed by Jack Lee and starring Peter Finch, Ronald Lewis and Maureen Swanson. Two brothers join their father in Captain Starlight's (Finch) bushranger gang in 19th century Australia.
Mon 28 Sep 20 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.
Mon 28 Sep 20 22:00 The Gentle Touch The Ring. 1980, Directed by Paul Annett. Stars Jill Gascoine, William Marlowe & George Sewell. Maggie's delight at being courted by the rich Dave Connolly soon changes to suspicion. (S2, E10)
Mon 28 Sep 20 23:00 The Raging Moon 1971. Drama. Directed by Bryan Forbes. Stars Malcolm McDowell, Nanette Newman & Georgia Brown. Bruce is paralysed after his brother's wedding. Rejected by his family, he is placed in a nursing home.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Tue 29 Sep 20 01:10 The Lost Moment 1947. Drama. A publisher insinuates himself into the mansion of the centenarian lover of a renowned but long-dead poet in order to find his lost love letters. Starring Robert Cummings & Susan Hayward.
Tue 29 Sep 20 02:55 Rumpole of the Bailey Rumpole and the Old Boy Net. Stars: Leo McKern, Peggy Thorpe-Bates & Michael Denison. A seemingly respectable old school couple are arrested for running a brothel.
Tue 29 Sep 20 04:00 Callan That'll be The Day. Stars: Edward Woodward, Russell Hunter & Patrick Mower. With Callan captured by the Russians and facing interrogation, Hunter must decide whether it's worth making a trade for him
Tue 29 Sep 20 05:00 Target: The Corruptors Journey Into Mourning. 1961. Stars Stephen McNally, Robert Harland & Harold J. Stone. Investigative reporters Paul Marino & Jack Flood investigate various cases of industrial corruption. (S1, E27)
Tue 29 Sep 20 06:00 Lugano: The Pearl of Southern Switzerland ... Switzerland. Made around 1957. A beautiful Travelogue of a 50s holiday and way of life. A must see for fans of the vintage transport and fashions of the 50s.
Tue 29 Sep 20 06:25 Silent Dust 1949. Drama. Director: Lance Comfort. Stars Derek Farr, Nigel Patrick and Sally Gray. A wealthy blind man is determined to build a cricket pavilion as a memorial to his dead veteran son
Tue 29 Sep 20 08:05 Wandering In The West A trip in 1938 around Scotland. A must for steam and car enthusiasts, the reel ends in a surprise trip to Canada?!
Tue 29 Sep 20 08:25 Geordie 1955. Comedy. Directed by Frank Launder. Stars Bill Travers, Alastair Sim, Miles Malleson & Raymond Huntley. A Scottish lad represents Britain in the Olympics but insists on wearing his kilt.
Tue 29 Sep 20 10:25 A Man About the House 1947. Drama. Stars: Margaret Johnston, Dulcie Gray & Kieron Moore. Agnes and Ellen, two poor English sisters unexpectedly inherit from their uncle a rich estate near Naples.
Tue 29 Sep 20 12:15 My Brother's Keeper 1948. Thriller. Directed by Alfred Roome and starring Jack Warner, George Cole, David Tomlinson and Bill Owen. Two convicts escape, handcuffed to each other, and things get worse when they're seen.
Tue 29 Sep 20 14:00 Together Episode 27. 1980. Stars Carol Hawkins, Patsy Smart, John Burgess, Kathleen Byron, Raymond Francis. It is all change at Rutherford Court! Keep fit in the lounge, a new piano, and new tenants.
Tue 29 Sep 20 14:30 IWM: Eating out with Tommy Trinder (1941) Second World War, Tommy Trinder stars in a light-hearted promotion of the 'new' British Restaurants. You Lucky People!
Tue 29 Sep 20 14:40 The Court Jester 1956. A musical-comedy film starring Danny Kaye, Glynis Johns, Basil Rathbone, Angela Lansbury. A hapless carnival performer masquerades as the court jester as part of a plot against an evil rule. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 29 Sep 20 16:45 British Intelligence 1940. War. Directed by Terry Morse. Stars Boris Karloff, Margaret Lindsay, Bruce Lester & Leonard Mudie. Bennett's home is a hotbed for spies. But no one knows the identity of the German spymaster. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 29 Sep 20 18:00 William Tell The Secret Death. Stars: Conrad Phillips, Willoughby Goddard & Jennifer Jayne. When his wife is captured by Gessler's troops and sentenced to death, Tell offers himself in exchange.
Tue 29 Sep 20 18:30 IWM: Heart of Britain (1941) WW2 documentary showing glimpses of wartime life in the North and Midlands. Directed by Humphrey Jennings with commentary spoken by Jack Holmes. Also contains The Halle Orchestra and The Huddersfield
Tue 29 Sep 20 18:45 Seance On A Wet Afternoon 1964. Thriller. Director: Bryan Forbes. Stars Richard Attenborough, Nanette Newman & Kim Stanley. A medium stages a kidnapping which she will then 'solve' by pretending to be psychic.
Tue 29 Sep 20 21:00 Budgie Louie The Ring is Dead. Stars: Adam Faith, Iain Cuthbertson & Lynn Dalby. Budgie meets his old flame Hazel and decides that it is time to make some quick money.
Tue 29 Sep 20 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.
Tue 29 Sep 20 23:45 The Big Gamble 1961. Comedy. Directed by Richard Fleischer & Elmo Williams. Stars Stephen Boyd, Juliette Greco, David Wayne & Sybil Thorndike. An Irishman goes on a trip in the hopes of starting a trucking business. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Wed 30 Sep 20 01:45 A Gunman Has Escaped 1948. Drama. Stars John Harvey, John Fitzgerald, Robert Cartland. Written by John Gilling. Three armed robbers kill a passer-by in a robbery and flee the city. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 30 Sep 20 02:55 Rumpole of the Bailey Rumpole and the Female of the Species. Stars: Leo McKern, Peggy Thorpe-Bates & Patricia Hodge. Rumpole defends a petty thief on charges of armed robbery.
Wed 30 Sep 20 04:00 Callan Call Me Sir. Stars: Edward Woodward, Russell Hunter & Patrick Mower. Upon Callan's return, dire circumstances force him to accept a new position within the section.
Wed 30 Sep 20 05:00 Target: The Corruptors The Blind Goddess. 1961. Stars Stephen McNally, Robert Harland & Harold J. Stone. Investigative reporters Paul Marino & Jack Flood investigate various cases of industrial corruption. (S1, E28)
Wed 30 Sep 20 06:00 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)
Wed 30 Sep 20 07:45 Gert & Daisy's Weekend 1942. Comedy. Gert and Daisy are put in charge of a group of tearaway evacuee children. Starring Elsie Waters and Doris Waters. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 30 Sep 20 09:20 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.
Wed 30 Sep 20 11:00 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. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 30 Sep 20 12:45 Cross Channel 1955. Drama. Director: RG Springsteen. Stars: Wayne Morris, Patrick Allen, Yvonne Furneaux, June Ashley. An American running a boat-charter becomes involved with smuggling and murder.
Wed 30 Sep 20 14:00 Together Episode 28. 1981. Stars Carol Hawkins, Brian Jameson, Patsy Smart, John Burgess, Kathleen Byron, Raymond Francis. It seems things really are getting on top of Mrs Webber & she's missing Tricia.
Wed 30 Sep 20 14:30 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 30 Sep 20 16:30 The Ringer 1953. Drama. Directed by Guy Hamilton. Stars Herbert Lom, Donald Wolfit & Mai Zetterling. A criminal master of disguise nicknamed 'The Ringer' is out for deadly revenge against a London lawyer.
Wed 30 Sep 20 18:00 The Adventures of Robin Hood Dead or Alive. 1955. Stars Richard Greene, Victor Woolf, Archie Duncan. Little John, a serf at Rutland Court, is ordered to capture Robin Hood. Discovering the outlaw's camp, John joins the band
Wed 30 Sep 20 18:30 Serves You Right! 1940. Made by Publicity films at Merton Park Studios. A 'Lost' short film on the workings of an English car garage. Includes glimpses of Ford Eight the Popular, the Perfect and the Pilot
Wed 30 Sep 20 19:00 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.
Wed 30 Sep 20 21:00 The Mind of Mr. J. G. Reeder 1969. Sheer Melodrama. Stars: Hugh Burden, Willoughby Goddard & Mona Bruce. Tommy Fenalow is an infamous forger, and always one step ahead of Reeder, but who's helping him?
Wed 30 Sep 20 22:00 HIT! 1973. Action. Director: Sidney J Furie. Stars Billy Dee Williams, Richard Pryor, Paul Hampton & Gwen Welles. A federal agent tries to destroy a drug ring after his daughter dies from a heroin overdose (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Thu 01 Oct 20 00:45 Three Came Home 1950. True story of a woman imprisoned in several Japanese war camps. She struggles to protect her young son. Stars Claudette Colbert.
Thu 01 Oct 20 02:55 Rumpole of the Bailey Rumpole and the Sporting Life. Stars: Leo McKern, Peggy Thorpe-Bates & Roland Culver. Rumpole reluctantly agrees to defend Fiona's sister, who's accused of murder
Thu 01 Oct 20 04:00 Callan First Refusal. Stars: Edward Woodward, Russell Hunter & Patrick Mower. Callan suspects a leak in London when a third-party broker offers to sell the names of British agents to Eastern Europe
Thu 01 Oct 20 05:00 Target: The Corruptors A Book of Faces. 1961. Stars Stephen McNally, Robert Harland & Harold J. Stone. Investigative reporters Paul Marino & Jack Flood investigate various cases of industrial corruption. (S1, E29)
Thu 01 Oct 20 06:00 The Southerner 1945. Drama. Director: Jean Renoir. Stars Zachary Scott, Betty Field and J. Carrol Naish. Nature decides to go against a family of cotton pickers after they decide to get their own ground. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 01 Oct 20 07:50 IWM: The Blue Streak Rocket (1962) 1962. Doc. Witness the international effort of constructing and launching the British-made Blue Streak Rocket, from its testing in Scotland to it's launch in Australia
Thu 01 Oct 20 08:05 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)
Thu 01 Oct 20 10:10 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)
Thu 01 Oct 20 12:10 The Planter's Wife 1952. Drama. Directed by Ken Annakin and starring Jack Hawkins and Claudette Colbert. The marriage of rubber-plantation owner and his wife has survived many disasters, but is now at breaking point.
Thu 01 Oct 20 14:00 Together Episode 29. 1981. Stars Carol Hawkins, Brian Jameson, Patsy Smart, John Burgess, Kathleen Byron. We meet The Suttons, who are two very different characters.
Thu 01 Oct 20 14:30 Heart of the Matter 1953. Drama. Director: George More O'Ferrall. Adapted from the Graham Greene novel. Stars Trevor Howard as an assistant policeman posted in Sierra Leone in WW2. Co-stars Elizabeth Allan & Maria Schell
Thu 01 Oct 20 16:35 Down Among The Z Men 1952. Comedy directed by Maclean Rogers and starring Michael Bentine, Harry Secombe, Spike Milligan and Peter Sellers. Prof. Pureheart loses a secret formula in the grocery shop. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 01 Oct 20 18:00 The Adventures of Sir Lancelot The Queen's Knight. 1956. Stars William Russell, Cyril Smith & Ronald Leigh-Hunt. Queen Guinevere is kidnapped by Sir Mordred who demands King Arthur's kingdom in exchange for the queen's life.
Thu 01 Oct 20 18:30 Take Two: Valerie Leon Valerie Leon Interview. Take Two. Well-known faces from much loved British films and classic television shows talk about their lives and careers in the business.
Thu 01 Oct 20 19:00 The Angel With The Trumpet 1950. Drama. Stars Eileen Herlie, Basil Sydney & Norman Wooland. A powerful, panoramic story of a family's tribulations from the last decades of the 19th Century through to the dark days of Nazi rule.
Thu 01 Oct 20 21:00 Public Eye 1969. Detective & Mystery Drama. The Comedian's Graveyard. Stars Alfred Burke, Peter Badger & Mona Bruce. Frank is instructed to find a stage-struck teenager who has run away from home.
Thu 01 Oct 20 22:00 The Assassination Bureau 1969. Comedy. Director: Basil Dearden. Stars: Oliver Reed, Diana Rigg & Telly Savalas. Before WWI, a journalist investigates the Assassination Bureau, which chooses its targets based on moral issues. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Fri 02 Oct 20 00:15 All The Way Up 1970. Comedy. Directed by James MacTaggart. Stars Warren Mitchell, Pat Heywood & Elaine Taylor. An ambitious man must make his family socially acceptable before gaining a promotion.
Fri 02 Oct 20 02:15 Couple of Beauties 1972. Directed by Francis Searle. With Bunny Lewis, Tim Barrett, James Beck. A barman witnesses a shooting and is pursued by gunmen. He joins a drag act to hide from the villains
Fri 02 Oct 20 02:45 IWM: The Dawn Guard (1941) Home Guard volunteers Bernard Miles and Percy Walsh discuss the causes of war and their hopes for the peace, directed by Roy Boulting
Fri 02 Oct 20 02:55 Rumpole of the Bailey Rumpole and the Last Resort. Stars: Leo McKern, Peggy Thorpe-Bates, Bill Fraser. Rumpole tries to collect an old debt from an elusive deadbeat solicitor
Fri 02 Oct 20 04:00 Callan Rules of the Game. Stars: Edward Woodward, Russell Hunter & Patrick Mower. Callan, acting as Hunter is drawn into a game of tit-for-tat with the Russians.
Fri 02 Oct 20 05:00 Target: The Corruptors License to Steal. 1961. Stars Stephen McNally, Robert Harland & Harold J. Stone. Investigative reporters Paul Marino & Jack Flood investigate various cases of industrial corruption. (S1, E30)
Fri 02 Oct 20 06:00 Rose of Cimmaron 1952. Western. Director: Harry Keller. Stars Jack Buetel, Mala Powers, Bill Williams. Rose, a young girl fostered by a Cherokee family, seeks revenge after her foster parents are murdered by outlaws (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 02 Oct 20 07:35 Portrait of Clare 1950. Drama. Director: Lance Comfort. Stars Margaret Johnston, Richard Todd, Robin Bailey. Clare tells her granddaughter about her life and loves whilst helping her prepare for her engagement party.
Fri 02 Oct 20 09:20 Trottie True (AKA: The Gay Lady) 1949. Comedy. Director: Brian Desmond Hurst. Stars Jean Kent, James Donald, Hugh Sinclair & Bill Owen. After making her name in the music halls, Trottie True joins the Gaiety theatre in London
Fri 02 Oct 20 11:20 I Remember Mama 1948. Drama. The life of a Norwegian immigrant family in 1910, San Francisco. Mamma runs the Pennywise household. Starring Irene Dunne, Barbara Bel Geddes and Oskar Homolka. 5 Oscar Nominations
Fri 02 Oct 20 14:00 Together Episode 30. 1981. Stars Carol Hawkins, Brian Jameson, Patsy Smart, John Burgess, Kathleen Byron. Joe wants to make a few changes now he's a resident, starting with the gardens.
Fri 02 Oct 20 14:30 Flight Nurse 1954. War drama. Director: Allan Dwan. Stars: Joan Leslie, Forrest Tucker & Arthur Franz. One of the most decorated women in American history. Nurse Lt. Polly Davis flies to Japan for her assignment.
Fri 02 Oct 20 16:20 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)
Fri 02 Oct 20 18:10 Take Two: Angela Douglas Angela Douglas, Kenneth More's loving widow, shares her memories of the great actor and reflects on their time together as well as her own career
Fri 02 Oct 20 18:40 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
Fri 02 Oct 20 20:20 IWM: Britain at Bay (1940) An inspirational film produced immediately after the fall of France, with commentary by J B Priestley.
Fri 02 Oct 20 20:30 Bognor 1981. Good Luck Willy. Stars: David Horovitch, Joanna McCallum & David Calder. In the evening Bognor finds himself unable to escape from the company of acting editor, Eric Gringe.
Fri 02 Oct 20 21:00 Van der Valk Doctor Hoffmann's Children. Stars Barry Foster, Meg Davies & Ronald Hines. Van Der Valk investigates several murders, his daughter helps piece it all together.
Fri 02 Oct 20 23:10 Out of Season (1975) 1975. Drama. Directed by Alan Bridges. Stars: Vanessa Redgrave, Susan George, Cliff Robertson. Ann and her daughter live in a hotel. When Joe arrives, all three are pulled into relationship.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Sat 03 Oct 20 01:00 Frankenstein Created Woman 1967. Horror. Directed: Terence Fisher. Stars Peter Cushing, Susan Denberg, Thorley Walters. Baron Frankenstein transfers the soul of a murdered man into the body of a woman, prompting her to kill.
Sat 03 Oct 20 02:45 IWM: Miss Grant Goes to the Door (1940) 1940. Short film about two elderly sisters outwitting a German invasion with Mary Clare, Martita Hunt, Ivan Brandt and Manning Whiley, Second World War. Directed by Brian Desmond Hurst.
Sat 03 Oct 20 02:55 Rumpole of the Bailey Rumpole and the Old, Old Story. 1987. Stars Leo McKern, Marion Mathie & Peter Blythe. Rumpole stays with Erskine-Browns and finds that Portia is prosecuting one of his clients.
Sat 03 Oct 20 04:00 Callan If He Can, So Could I. Stars: Edward Woodward, Russell Hunter & Patrick Mower. The instability of Cross becomes a grave problem, but the solution has repercussions on Callan's future.
Sat 03 Oct 20 05:00 Target: The Corruptors Yankee Dollar. 1961. Stars Stephen McNally, Robert Harland & Harold J. Stone. Investigative reporters Paul Marino & Jack Flood investigate various cases of industrial corruption. (S1, E31)
Sat 03 Oct 20 06:00 Passing Clouds (AKA: Spellbound) 1941. Drama. Directed by John Harlow. Stars: Derek Farr, Vera Lindsay, Hay Petrie, Felix Aylmer, Diana King, Irene Handl. A young man joins a spiritualist group after his fiance dies. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 03 Oct 20 07:40 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 03 Oct 20 09:00 Midnight Is a Place 1977. Episode 3. Stars Simon Gipps-Kent, David Collings & Maxine Gordon. Lucas and Anne-Marie visit Midnight Mill and fall foul of the bullying Blackie Clegg.
Sat 03 Oct 20 09:30 Stagecoach West Not In Our Stars. Western with Wayne Rogers & Robert Bray, who run a stagecoach line in the Old West where they come across a wide variety of killers, robbers and ladies in distress. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 03 Oct 20 10:30 Shadows Dutch Schlitzs Shoes. Stars: Russell Hunter, Kenneth Caswell, Barry Stanton. An evil wizard burglarizes an old country mansion that houses a collection of strange magic items. (S1, E06)
Sat 03 Oct 20 11:00 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 03 Oct 20 12:45 Penny and the Pownall Case (1948) 1948. Drama. Director: Slim Hand. Stars: Ralph Michael, Peggy Evans and Christopher Lee. A glamour model helps Scotland Yard to catch a criminal gang.
Sat 03 Oct 20 13:40 Submarine Command 1951. War. Director: John Farrow. Stars: William Holden, Nancy Olson, William Bendix. A Lieutenant Commander is called back to active duty and asked to lead his old submarine in the Korean war.
Sat 03 Oct 20 15:25 One Of Our Aircraft Is Missing 1942. War. Directors: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger. Stars: Godfrey Tearle, Eric Portman & Googie Withers. When a British bomber is shot down, the crew connects with the local resistance.
Sat 03 Oct 20 17:30 The Adventures of Sir Lancelot The Outcast. 1956. Stars William Russell, Cyril Smith, Ronald Leigh-Hunt. Sir Lancelot requests that his squire be trained to become a knight of the Round Table and is met with considerable opposition
Sat 03 Oct 20 18:00 Ghost Ship 1953. Thriller. Directed by Vernon Sewell. Starring Hazel Court & Dermot Walsh. A young couple decide to buy a luxury steamboat for a romantic getaway and scoff at warnings that it's haunted.
Sat 03 Oct 20 19:30 The Seventh Survivor 1943. Espionage. Director: Leslie S. Hiscott. Stars: Austin Trevor, Linden Travers & John Stuart. Survivors from a torpedoed passenger vessel are rescued by a lighthouse crew.
Sat 03 Oct 20 21:05 The Day of the Locust 1975. Drama. Director: John Schlesinger. Stars: Donald Sutherland, Karen Black, William Atherton & Burgess Meredith. In 1930s Hollywood an introverted accountant watches as a society collapses. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 03 Oct 20 23:55 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.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Sun 04 Oct 20 02:10 IWM: High Journey (1958) 1958. Doc. Narrated by Orson Welles. European countries photographed from low-flying aircraft with an evocative soundtrack, revealing ancient capitals and heritage sites.
Sun 04 Oct 20 02:55 Rumpole of the Bailey Rumpole and the Blind Tasting. Stars: Leo McKern, Marion Mathie, Peter Blythe. Rumpole defends criminal Hugh Timson for receiving a garage full of stolen wine.
Sun 04 Oct 20 04:00 Callan None of your Business. Stars: Edward Woodward, Russell Hunter & Anthony Valentine. Relieved of his duties, Callan intends to go on holiday. However, his superiors have relieved him of his passport.
Sun 04 Oct 20 05:00 Target: The Corruptors The Organizers: Part 1. 1961. Stars Stephen McNally, Robert Harland & Harold J. Stone. Investigative reporters Paul Marino & Jack Flood investigate various cases of industrial corruption. (S1, E32)
Sun 04 Oct 20 06:00 The Girl In The Taxi 1937. Comedy. Director: Andre Berthomieu. Stars: Frances Day, Henri Garat & Jean Gillie. Blackmail and intrigue ensue when the head of a Parisian purity league is found to be leading a double life. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 04 Oct 20 07:20 Fire Maidens From Outerspace 1956. Sci-Fi comedy. Spacemen land on the 13th Moon of Jupiter and find man-hungry space girls waiting for them. Stars: Harry Fowler, Paul Carpenter & Sydney Tafler. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 04 Oct 20 09:00 Midnight Is a Place 1977. Episode 4. Stars Simon Gipps-Kent, David Collings & Maxine Gordon. Lucas, Oakapple, and Anne-Marie find themselves in deadly danger.
Sun 04 Oct 20 09:30 Stagecoach West The Arsonist. Western with Wayne Rogers & Robert Bray, who run a stagecoach line in the Old West where they come across a wide variety of killers, robbers and ladies in distress. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 04 Oct 20 10:30 Shadows The Other Window. Stars: John Woodvine, Aimee Delamain, Sophie Ward. A scientist brings home a high-tech lens to amuse his children. (S1, E07)
Sun 04 Oct 20 11:00 The Key Man 1957. Drama. Director: Montgomery Tully. Stars: Lee Patterson, Hy Hazell, Colin Gordon. In an attempt to reconstruct a criminal case for his radio show, Hulme's nose for a story leads him into danger. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 04 Oct 20 12:15 Crooks Tour 1941. War Comedy. Director: John Baxter. Stars Basil Radford, Naunton Wayne, Greta Gynt. Two Soldiers are mistaken for German agents and accidently hand in vital information of Britain's enemies
Sun 04 Oct 20 13:55 The Extra Day 1956. Comedy drama. Director William Fairchild. Stars Richard Basehart, Simone Simon and George Baker. The final scene of a film has been lost and the extras have to be rounded up for a re-shoot.
Sun 04 Oct 20 15:40 The Ghosts of Berkeley Square 1947. Comedy. Director: Vernon Sewell. Stars: Robert Morley, Felix Aylmer, Yvonne Arnaud, Claude Hulbert. At a court in the afterlife a pair of 18th century soldiers are sentenced to haunt a mansion.
Sun 04 Oct 20 17:30 The Adventures of Robin Hood Friar Tuck. 1955. Stars Richard Greene, Victor Woolf & Archie Duncan. Disguised as a monk, Robin visits Friar Tuck, a jovial, fat, holy man and together they organise the escape of Mildred.
Sun 04 Oct 20 18:00 IWM: They Also Serve (1940) Film tribute to the 'Housewives of Britain', Second World War, directed by Ruby Grierson
Sun 04 Oct 20 18:10 Teacher's Pet 1958. Comedy. Director: George Seaton. Stars: Clark Gable, Doris Day, Gig Young and Mamie Van Doren. A city editor finds himself attracted to a college lecturer and ends up in her class as a student. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 04 Oct 20 20:40 IWM: The Channel Islands 1940-1945 WWII documentary about the German occupation of the Channel Islands including incidents re-enacted by Channel Islanders themselves. Directed by Gerard Bryant with Musical Direction by Muir Mathieson
Sun 04 Oct 20 21:00 Enemy At The Door The Laws and Usages of War. 1978. Stars Alfred Burke, Bernard Horsfall, Emily Richard. As Clare tells her parents what she did, Kessler's body is found. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 04 Oct 20 22:00 Up the Junction 1967. Drama. Directed by Peter Collinson. Stars Suzy Kendall, Dennis Waterman, Maureen Lipman & Adrienne Posta. An upper-class Chelsea girl relieves her boredom in working-class London. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)

October 5th - October 11th



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TPTV Schedule October 5th - October 11th

DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Mon 05 Oct 20 00:30 Age Of Consent 1969. Drama. Directed by Michael Powell. Stars James Mason, Helen Mirren, Jack MacGowran & Neva Carr-Glynn. An elderly artist rediscovers his muse in the form of a young girl.
Mon 05 Oct 20 02:40 IWM: London Scrapbook (1942) 1942. Short film about wartime London featuring Bessie Love, with Basil Radford and Leslie Mitchell, Second World War. Directed by Derrick de Marney.
Mon 05 Oct 20 02:55 Rumpole of the Bailey Rumpole and the Official Secret. Stars: Leo McKern, Marion Mathie, Peter Blythe. Rumpole defends an eccentric spinster accused of being a government whistleblower.
Mon 05 Oct 20 04:00 Callan Charlie Says It's Goodbye. Stars: Edward Woodward, Russell Hunter & William Squire. Assigned to shadow an economist expected to defect to Poland, Callan becomes involved with a beautiful widow
Mon 05 Oct 20 05:00 Target: The Corruptors The Organizers: Part 2. 1961. Stars Stephen McNally, Robert Harland & Harold J. Stone. Investigative reporters Paul Marino & Jack Flood investigate various cases of industrial corruption. (S1, E33)
Mon 05 Oct 20 06:00 The Secret Man 1958. Thriller. Director: Ronald Kinnoch. Stars Marshall Thompson, John Loder & Henry Oscar. A physicist finds himself drawn into an investigation to track down a spy at his research station. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 05 Oct 20 07:30 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.
Mon 05 Oct 20 09:15 Night Was Our Friend 1951. Crime Drama. Missing for two years, Martin (Michael Gough) returns home to his wife who is now with another man. Starring Elizabeth Sellars & Michael Gough. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 05 Oct 20 10:30 Helter Skelter 1949. Comedy. Director: Ralph Thomas. Stars: Carol Marsh, David Tomlinson, Mervyn Johns. A radio 'detective' gets involved with a wealthy socialite.
Mon 05 Oct 20 12:00 Josephine and Men 1956. Comedy. Director: Roy Boulting. Stars: Glynis Johns, Jack Buchanan, Donald Sinden. The trouble with Josephine is that her sympathetic nature leads her to switch from man to man.
Mon 05 Oct 20 14:00 Together Episode 31. 1981. Stars Paul Hasting, Stephen Churchett, John Burgess, Kathleen Byron, Pam St Cement. Trevor and Peter are back form their holiday and full of bright ideas.
Mon 05 Oct 20 14:30 Some Will, Some Won't 1970. Comedy. Director: Duncan Wood. Stars Ronnie Corbett, Thora Hird, Michael Hordern. In his will, a prankster, Henry Russell, charges his four beneficiaries to justify their inheritance of £150K
Mon 05 Oct 20 16:20 The Ghosts of Berkeley Square 1947. Comedy. Director: Vernon Sewell. Stars: Robert Morley, Felix Aylmer, Yvonne Arnaud, Claude Hulbert. At a court in the afterlife a pair of 18th century soldiers are sentenced to haunt a mansion.
Mon 05 Oct 20 18:00 Sir Francis Drake Doctor Dee. 1961. Stars Terence Morgan, Jean Kent, Patrick McLoughlin. Doctor Dee entertains Elizabeth and her court with some magic tricks.
Mon 05 Oct 20 18:30 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.
Mon 05 Oct 20 19:00 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.
Mon 05 Oct 20 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.
Mon 05 Oct 20 22:00 The Gentle Touch 1981. Crime Drama. Gifts. Stars Jill Gascoine, William Marlowe & Derek Thompson. Maggie and Steve are puzzled when they begin to receive mysterious gifts in the post. (S3, E01)
Mon 05 Oct 20 23:00 HIT! 1973. Action. Director: Sidney J Furie. Stars Billy Dee Williams, Richard Pryor, Paul Hampton & Gwen Welles. A federal agent tries to destroy a drug ring after his daughter dies from a heroin overdose (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Tue 06 Oct 20 01:45 1940s Paper & Wire Animals Made in the 1940s. A charming instructional guide on how to make paper and wire wild and exotic creatures, with excellent 1940s narration.
Tue 06 Oct 20 01:55 Beyond The Truth Alien Encounter. This documentary attempts to answer what was found in the woods in Virginia. (S1, E4)
Tue 06 Oct 20 02:55 Rumpole of the Bailey Rumpole and the Judges Elbow. Stars: Leo McKern, Marion Mathie, Peter Blythe. Rumpole defends the owner of a string of alternative massage parlors.
Tue 06 Oct 20 04:00 Callan I Never wanted the Job. Stars: Edward Woodward, Russell Hunter & William Squire. After he was witnessed a murder, Lonely is wanted by both police and killers.
Tue 06 Oct 20 05:00 Target: The Corruptors Nobody Gets Hurt. 1961. Stars Stephen McNally, Robert Harland & Harold J. Stone. Investigative reporters Paul Marino & Jack Flood investigate various cases of industrial corruption. (S1, E34)
Tue 06 Oct 20 06:00 Sally Sallies Forth 1928. Comedy. Director: Frances Lascot. A young woman becomes a maid for a day at a garden tea party. The first 'all-woman' film production in the UK. Part of the Women Amateur Filmmakers collection.
Tue 06 Oct 20 06:35 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)
Tue 06 Oct 20 08:05 Spare the Rod 1961. Drama. Director: Leslie Norman. Stars Max Bygraves, Geoffrey Keen & Donald Pleasence. A new teacher arrives at an East London school to find that his modern education methods are not welcome.
Tue 06 Oct 20 09:55 Austin Golden Jubilee Its August 1972 and at Longbridge we follow the celebration of the Golden Jubilee with as many Austin's possible!
Tue 06 Oct 20 10:10 Don't Ever Leave Me 1949. Comedy. Directed by Arthur Crabtree. Stars Jimmy Hanley, Petula Clark, Linden Travers & Hugh Sinclair. Jack's grandfather Harry comes out of prison and stays with him in his mews flat.
Tue 06 Oct 20 11:50 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. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 06 Oct 20 14:00 Together Episode 32. 1981. Stars Paul Hasting, Stephen Churchett, John Burgess, Kathleen Byron, Christine Pollon. Trevor and Pete's dreams of escaping to the sun forever may be a possibility.
Tue 06 Oct 20 14:30 The Missing Million 1942. Crime. Director: Phil Brandon. Stars Linden Travers, John Warwick, Patricia Hilliard. When a millionaire mysteriously disappears before his wedding, a chain of violent events is set into action
Tue 06 Oct 20 16:10 The Brides of Fu Manchu 1966. Adventure. Director: Don Sharp. Stars: Christopher Lee, Douglas Wilmer, Heinz Drache. Fu Manchu and his army are kidnapping daughters of brilliant scientists to demand ransom.
Tue 06 Oct 20 18:00 William Tell The Gauntlet of St Gerhardt. Stars Conrad Phillips, Willoughby Goddard & Jennifer Jayne. A religious relic, the Gauntlet of St Gerhardt, appears to inspire the Swiss to feats of valour.
Tue 06 Oct 20 18:30 Remembering John Gregson We speak exclusively to some of John's children and his wife, Thea Gregson, sharing their personal memories of this wonderful man who is sorely missed.
Tue 06 Oct 20 18:55 Venetian Bird 1952. Mystery. Director: Ralph Thomas. Stars: Richard Todd, Eva Bartok, John Gregson. A private detective travels to Venice to find an Italian veteran of the Second World War.
Tue 06 Oct 20 20:55 IWM: Tim Marches Back (1944) Short animation encouraging the public to make less social telephone calls, Second World War.
Tue 06 Oct 20 21:00 Budgie The Jump-up Boys. Stars: Adam Faith, Iain Cuthbertson & Lynn Dalby. Budgie dons a white coat and takes a real job at last. But hearing that Budgie has gone straight, Charles Endell suspects foul play.
Tue 06 Oct 20 22:00 That'll Be The Day 1973. Drama. Directed by Claude Whatham. Stars David Essex, Ringo Starr & Rosemary Leach. David Essex makes his screen debut as Jim MacLaine, who lives a life of dead-end jobs and one-night stands.
Tue 06 Oct 20 23:50 The Hunter 1980. Drama. Directed by Buzz Kulik. Stars Steve McQueen, Eli Wallach, Kathryn Harrold, LeVar Burton. A veteran bounty hunter risks all in bringing bail jumpers to justice. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Wed 07 Oct 20 01:50 Beyond The Truth The Lost Ark. The Search For The 'Lost Ark' - An insightful documentary searching for the resting place of The Lost Ark Of The Covenant containing exclusive interviews and footage. (S1, E1)
Wed 07 Oct 20 02:55 Rumpole of the Bailey Rumpole and the Bright Seraphim. Stars: Leo McKern, Marion Mathie, Peter Jones. After an Soldiers death, Rumpole is assigned to defend the accused murderer.
Wed 07 Oct 20 04:00 Callan The Carrier. Stars: Edward Woodward, Russell Hunter & William Squire. Callan and Lonely break into a scientist's home to photograph top-secret documents, however, Lonely endangers the entire operation
Wed 07 Oct 20 05:00 Target: The Corruptors Goodbye Children. 1961. Stars Stephen McNally, Robert Harland & Harold J. Stone. Investigative reporters Paul Marino & Jack Flood investigate various cases of industrial corruption. (S1, E35)
Wed 07 Oct 20 06:00 Lest We Forget An exclusive documentary commemorating the end of WWI. Presented by war historian Alan Forbes who visits the battlefields and memorials of Flanders and the Somme. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 07 Oct 20 07:05 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.
Wed 07 Oct 20 08:45 Touch & Go 1955. Comedy. Directed by Michael Truman. Stars Jack Hawkins, Margaret Johnston & June Thorburn. Jim makes a sudden decision to emigrate to Australia after a row with his boss.
Wed 07 Oct 20 10:25 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.
Wed 07 Oct 20 12:10 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.
Wed 07 Oct 20 14:00 Together Episode 33. 1981. Stars Paul Hasting, Stephen Churchett, Kathleen Byron, Christine Pollon. We finally get to meet Mrs Marsden from upstairs, who's intent on starting a petition against the council.
Wed 07 Oct 20 14:30 The Man Who Wouldn't Talk 1959. Crime. Director Herbert Wilcox. Stars Anna Neagle, Anthony Quaylea and Zsa Zsa Gabor. A barrister tries to defend her client, a U.S. scientist for killing his bride, who was a U.S. spy.
Wed 07 Oct 20 16:25 Devil Girl From Mars 1954. Sci-Fi. Directed by David MacDonald. Stars Patricia Laffan, Hugh McDermott & Hazel Court. A female alien, accompanied by a menacing robot, comes to Earth to collect Earth's men as breeding stock (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 07 Oct 20 18:00 The Adventures of Robin Hood Friar Tuck. 1955. Stars Richard Greene, Victor Woolf & Archie Duncan. Disguised as a monk, Robin visits Friar Tuck, a jovial, fat, holy man and together they organise the escape of Mildred.
Wed 07 Oct 20 18:30 IWM: Worker's Weekend (1943) 1943. Documentary recording the efforts of workers to build a Wellington Bomber in 30 hours, Second World War, directed by Ray Elton.
Wed 07 Oct 20 18:50 The Small Back Room 1949. Drama. Directors Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger. Stars David Farrar, Jack Hawkins and Kathleen Byron. The best bomb disposal expert must battle his inner self, during the German raids.
Wed 07 Oct 20 21:00 The Mind of Mr. J. G. Reeder 1969. The Strange Case. Stars: Hugh Burden, Willoughby Goddard & Mona Bruce. Reeder becomes involved in a duel of wits with Lassard, a man who has accused son of Lord Sellington of stealing £5,000.
Wed 07 Oct 20 22:00 This Is My Street 1964. Drama. Ian Hendry, June Ritchie, John Hurt, Annette Andre, Avice Landone and Mike Pratt feature among an outstanding cast in this mid-sixties realist drama from noted director Sidney Hayers.
Wed 07 Oct 20 00:00 The Assassination Bureau 1969. Comedy. Director: Basil Dearden. Stars: Oliver Reed, Diana Rigg & Telly Savalas. Before WWI, a journalist investigates the Assassination Bureau, which chooses its targets based on moral issues. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Thu 08 Oct 20 02:10 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.
Thu 08 Oct 20 02:55 Rumpole of the Bailey Rumpoles Last Case. Stars: Leo McKern, Marion Mathie, Bill Fraser. While defending one of the Timson clan, Rumpole plans for his retirement.
Thu 08 Oct 20 04:00 Callan The Contract. Stars: Edward Woodward, Russell Hunter & Anthony Valentine. To stop assassination plot, Callan poses as a hired gunman, knowing the real assassin is near.
Thu 08 Oct 20 05:00 Burke's Law 1963. Who Killed Holly Howard? Directed by Hy Averback. Stars Gene Barry, Gary Conway & Regis Toomey. A Model is found murdered, and the only clues seem to link a trio of wealthy Texans to her death.
Thu 08 Oct 20 06:00 IWM: They Stand Ready (1955) 1955. A documentary that offers a robust justification of National Service at a time when large numbers of British troops were stationed in the Mediterranean & the Far East as well as in West Germany
Thu 08 Oct 20 06:25 Master Spy 1964. Drama. Directed By Montgomery Tully. Starring Stephen Murray. A Russian scientist working for the British is suspected of being a 'plant', sent to monitor nuclear secrets for the Communists. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 08 Oct 20 07:50 Make Mine a Million 1959. Comedy. Director: Lance Comfort. Stars Arthur Askey, Sidney James, Dermot Walsh. A soap powder salesman decides what he really needs is TV advertising. The problem is he's broke. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 08 Oct 20 09:25 Teacher's Pet 1958. Comedy. Director: George Seaton. Stars: Clark Gable, Doris Day, Gig Young and Mamie Van Doren. A city editor finds himself attracted to a college lecturer and ends up in her class as a student. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 08 Oct 20 11:45 The Way Ahead 1944. War. Director: Carol Reed. Stars Jimmy Hanley, Stanley Holloway & David Niven. After a battalion suffers casualties at Dunkirk, the gaps in the ranks must be filled by 'call-ups'.
Thu 08 Oct 20 14:00 Together Episode 34. 1981. Stars Paul Hasting, Stephen Churchett, Kathleen Byron, Christine Pollon. The petition is causing a great deal of unrest - But perhaps it will bring Joe and Lilly closer together?
Thu 08 Oct 20 14:30 Submarine Command 1951. War. Director: John Farrow. Stars: William Holden, Nancy Olson, William Bendix. A Lieutenant Commander is called back to active duty and asked to lead his old submarine in the Korean war.
Thu 08 Oct 20 16:15 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.
Thu 08 Oct 20 18:00 The Adventures of Sir Lancelot The Outcast. 1956. Stars William Russell, Cyril Smith, Ronald Leigh-Hunt. Sir Lancelot requests that his squire be trained to become a knight of the Round Table and is met with considerable opposition
Thu 08 Oct 20 18:30 IWM: Tyneside Story (1943) Directed by Gilbert Gunn. Drama. The reopening of the Tyneside shipbuilding yards closed down by the Depression. Music from The Walker Shipyard Choir
Thu 08 Oct 20 18:50 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 08 Oct 20 21:00 Public Eye 1969. Detective & Mystery Drama. A Fixed Address. Stars Philip Brack, Alfred Burke & Pauline Delaney. Mrs Mortimer's ex-husband calls and disrupts the routine of the household.
Thu 08 Oct 20 22:00 The Day of the Locust 1975. Drama. Director: John Schlesinger. Stars: Donald Sutherland, Karen Black, William Atherton & Burgess Meredith. In 1930s Hollywood an introverted accountant watches as a society collapses. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Fri 09 Oct 20 00:50 Circle of Deception 1960. Drama. Directed by Jack Lee. Starring Suzy Parker, Bradford Dillman & Harry Andrews. An agent is sent on a dangerous mission to mislead the Germans about the Normandy Landings of 1944. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 09 Oct 20 02:45 IWM: Words for Battle (1941) 1941. Short film with images accompanied by patriotic and inspirational prose and poetry read by Laurence Olivier. Directed by Humphrey Jennings.
Fri 09 Oct 20 02:55 Rumpole of the Bailey Rumpole and the Bubble Reputation. Stars: Leo McKern, Marion Mathie, Julian Curry. A notorious tabloid hires Rumpole to defend it in a libel suit
Fri 09 Oct 20 04:00 Callan Call Me Enemy. Stars: Edward Woodward, Russell Hunter & T.P. McKenna. Callan debriefs a high-ranking prospective defector, a man known as Richmond, who promises to reveal a traitor.
Fri 09 Oct 20 05:00 Burke's Law 1963. Who Killed Mr X? Directed by Don Weis. Stars Gene Barry, Gary Conway & Regis Toomey. A body turns up at a merry-go-round. There are no identifying papers on the body.
Fri 09 Oct 20 06:00 Emergency Call 1952. Drama. A young child must have a blood transfusion, but she has a rare blood group. Can a donor be found? Starring Jack Warner and Anthony Steel. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 09 Oct 20 07:45 Stock Cars
Fri 09 Oct 20 07:50 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.
Fri 09 Oct 20 09:20 Mad About Men 1954. Comedy. Director Ralph Thomas. Stars Glynis Johns, Donald Sinden, Anne Crawford. A schoolteacher meets Miranda, a mermaid. As they look alike, Miranda decides she wants to swap places. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 09 Oct 20 11:00 It's All Over Town 1964. Musical. Director: Douglas Hickox. Stars: Frankie Vaughan, Lance Percival & Willie Rushton. A technician and his friend try to see all the London shows.
Fri 09 Oct 20 12:10 His Girl Friday 1940. Comedy. Director: Howard Hawks. Stars Cary Grant, Rosalind Russell & Ralph Bellamy. A newspaper editor tries everything to keep his ace reporter ex-wife from remarrying. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 09 Oct 20 14:00 Together Episode 35. 1981. Stars Sheila Fay, John Burgess, Carol Hawkins, Wally Thomas, Annie Leake, John Malcolm. Dougie confides in his new best friend Joe what is in the boiler room.
Fri 09 Oct 20 14:30 One Of Our Aircraft Is Missing 1942. War. Directors: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger. Stars: Godfrey Tearle, Eric Portman & Googie Withers. When a British bomber is shot down, the crew connects with the local resistance.
Fri 09 Oct 20 16:35 All that is England Made by Merton Park Studios in the 1930s and Directed by Ralph Smart- A promotional Film on the Austin Cars - from the 7 to the Ascot.
Fri 09 Oct 20 16:55 The Seventh Survivor 1943. Espionage. Director: Leslie S. Hiscott. Stars: Austin Trevor, Linden Travers & John Stuart. Survivors from a torpedoed passenger vessel are rescued by a lighthouse crew.
Fri 09 Oct 20 18:30 Nate and Hayes 1983. Adventure. Director: Ferdinand Fairfax. Stars: Tommy Lee Jones, Michael O'Keefe, Max Phipps, Jenny Seagrove. A missionary vies with a sea captain for the affection of the same woman. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 09 Oct 20 20:30 Bognor 1981. Hard Cheese on Eric. Stars: David Horovitch, Joanna McCallum & Ewan Roberts. There has been a confession and the police choose to accept it. But Bognor is at odds with the police.
Fri 09 Oct 20 21:00 Van der Valk Dangerous Games. Stars Barry Foster, Meg Davies & Ronald Hines. Van der Valk plays cat and mouse with a leak in police headquarters.
Fri 09 Oct 20 23:10 Friends 1971. Romance. Director: Lewis Gilbert. Stars Sean Bury, Anicee Alvina, Ronald Lewis. An orphaned French girl and a rich English boy create a life apart from the adult world. Music composed Elton John (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Sat 10 Oct 20 01:15 House on Haunted Hill 1959. Horror. Directed by William Castle. Starring Vincent Price & Carol Ohmart. A millionaire invites five people to a 'haunted house' party, and whoever makes it through the night earns $10,000.
Sat 10 Oct 20 02:50 Rollercoaster - Glimpses Experience the thrill of an early British rollercoaster first hand in this short film by John Seccombe
Sat 10 Oct 20 02:55 Rumpole of the Bailey Rumpole and the Barrow Boy. Stars: Leo McKern, Marion Mathie, Peter Blythe. Nigel Timson is defended by Rumpole on a charge of insider trading.
Sat 10 Oct 20 04:00 Callan Do you recognise the woman? Stars: Edward Woodward, Russell Hunter & Sarah Lawson. Richmond, on the run from the section, has a grim assignment to fulfil.
Sat 10 Oct 20 05:00 Burke's Law 1963. Who Killed Cable Roberts? Directed by Jeffrey Hayden. Stars Gene Barry, Gary Conway & Regis Toomey. A legendary writer, documentary filmmaker, and hunter, is found murdered in his study.
Sat 10 Oct 20 06:00 Music Hall 1934. Musical. Director: John Baxter. Stars George Carney, Ben Field, Mark Daly & Helena Pickard. A rare film put out by Twickenham Film Studios which includes many original music hall acts. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 10 Oct 20 07:20 Warp Speed 1980. Sci-Fi. A beautiful psychic is dispatched to investigate a space shuttle when its crew mysteriously disappears. Starring Adam West and Camille Mitchell. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 10 Oct 20 09:00 Midnight Is a Place 1977. Episode 5. Stars Simon Gipps-Kent, David Collings & Maxine Gordon. Lucas and Anne-Marie have to somehow find work and shelter.
Sat 10 Oct 20 09:30 Stagecoach West Songs My Mother Taught Me. Western with Wayne Rogers & Robert Bray, who run a stagecoach line in the Old West where they come across a wide variety of killers, robbers and ladies in distress (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 10 Oct 20 10:30 Shadows The Dark Streets of Kimball's Green. Stars: Alex McCrindle, Barbara Keogh, Hannah Isaacson. A foster child escapes her abusive foster mother by befriending an old man and a stray cat. (S2, E01)
Sat 10 Oct 20 11:00 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. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 10 Oct 20 13:00 Welcome, Mr.Washington 1944. Drama. Directed by Leslie S. Hiscott. Stars Barbara Mullen, Donald Stewart & Peggy Cummins. Two sisters are forced to lease their estate as an airbase to American forces during WW2.
Sat 10 Oct 20 14:30 For Those In Peril 1944. War Drama. Director: Charles Crichton. Stars David Farrar, Ralph Michael & Robert Wyndham. A WWII flyer fails to join the RAF so he joins the Air - Sea Rescue instead.
Sat 10 Oct 20 15:50 Nurse on Wheels 1963. Comedy. Director: Gerald Thomas. Stars Juliet Mills, Ronald Lewis, Joan Sims. Quietly competent young Joanna moves to a country village to take up her first job as District Nurse. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 10 Oct 20 17:30 The Adventures of Sir Lancelot Winged Victory. 1956. Stars William Russell, Cyril Smith & Ronald Leigh-Hunt. King Arthur entrusts Sir Lancelot with a secret battle plan for Prince Boudwin who is besieged by King Mark.
Sat 10 Oct 20 18:00 The Second Mr. Bush 1940. Comedy. Directed by John Paddy Carstairs. Stars Wallace Evennett, Evelyn Roberts & Kay Walsh. A writer poses as a shy butterfly hunter who has a fortune and is hounded by reporters.
Sat 10 Oct 20 19:05 Blueprint For Robbery 1960. Crime. Directed by Jerry Hopper. Stars J. Pat O'Malley, Robert J. Wilke, Robert Gist. After a successful robbery, the gang members fight among themselves over the loot.
Sat 10 Oct 20 20:50 Austin Golden Jubilee Its August 1972 and at Longbridge we follow the celebration of the Golden Jubilee with as many Austin's possible!
Sat 10 Oct 20 21:05 Sidney Sheldon's Bloodline 1979. Thriller. Directed by Terence Young. Stars Audrey Hepburn, Ben Gazzara, James Mason. a pharmaceutical heiress becomes the next target of an unknown killer amid the international jet set. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 10 Oct 20 23:25 That'll Be The Day 1973. Drama. Directed by Claude Whatham. Stars David Essex, Ringo Starr & Rosemary Leach. David Essex makes his screen debut as Jim MacLaine, who lives a life of dead-end jobs and one-night stands.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Sun 11 Oct 20 01:15 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)
Sun 11 Oct 20 02:55 Rumpole of the Bailey Rumpole and the Age of Miracles. Stars: Leo McKern, Marion Mathie, Peter Blythe. Rumpole defends Hilda's nephew, a canon who has accused of adultery in an ecclesiastical court.
Sun 11 Oct 20 04:00 Callan A Man like Me. Stars: Edward Woodward, Russell Hunter & T.P. McKenna. Richmond activates a sleeper agent and seeks refuge in the man's home. Callan learns that killing an enemy can leave deep scars
Sun 11 Oct 20 05:00 Burke's Law 1963. Who Killed Harris Crown? Directed by Don Weis. Stars Gene Barry, Gary Conway & Regis Toomey. The murder of Mr. Crown is complicated by the fact that Mrs. Crown is pregnant - not by her husband.
Sun 11 Oct 20 06:00 The Ghost Camera 1933. Crime drama with Henry Kendall, Ida Lupino (her first full feature) and one of John Mills' early films. A lost camera contains a photo of a murder. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 11 Oct 20 07:20 Report On Litter Early, possibly 1950s. Public Information Film on the rising concern of litter at Wembley Stadium and in our parks and gardens. Take your litter home with you!
Sun 11 Oct 20 07:25 Dentist In The Chair 1960. Comedy. Stars Bob Monkhouse, Peggy Cummins, Kenneth Connor. A burglar breaks into the wrong shop and steals medical instruments instead of silver. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 11 Oct 20 09:00 Midnight Is a Place 1977. Episode 6. Stars Simon Gipps-Kent, David Collings & Maxine Gordon. Anne-Marie and Lucas find lodgings at Mrs. Tetley's. Oakapple is slowly recovering in hospital.
Sun 11 Oct 20 09:30 Stagecoach West The Root of Evil. Western with Wayne Rogers & Robert Bray, who run a stagecoach line in the Old West where they come across a wide variety of killers, robbers and ladies in distress. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 11 Oct 20 10:30 Shadows Time Out of Mind. Stars: Coral Atkins, Sally Lahee, Neville Barber. Teenager Liz is unhappy at home and finds herself living in the past (S2, E02)
Sun 11 Oct 20 11:00 Three Witnesses 1935. Drama. Directed by Leslie Hiscott. Starring Henry Kendall, Garry Marsh & Geraldine Fitzgerald. Murder mystery within a firm of contractors, following a takeover bid. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 11 Oct 20 12:15 The Pickwick Papers 1952. Comedy. In this British classic the Pickwick Club send a group to find interesting things around England. Stars James Hayter, Nigel Patrick, Kathleen Harrison & Harry Fowler. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 11 Oct 20 14:20 The Second Mr. Bush 1940. Comedy. Directed by John Paddy Carstairs. Stars Wallace Evennett, Evelyn Roberts & Kay Walsh. A writer poses as a shy butterfly hunter who has a fortune and is hounded by reporters.
Sun 11 Oct 20 15:25 The Mirror Crack'd 1981. Crime. Director: Guy Hamilton. Stars: Elizabeth Taylor, Angela Lansbury, Tony Curtis & Rock Hudson. Miss Marple comes to solve the mystery when a local woman is poisoned
Sun 11 Oct 20 17:30 The Adventures of Robin Hood Maid Marian. 1955. Stars Richard Greene, Victor Woolf & Archie Duncan. Having ambushed the Sheriff's courier, Robin's life is placed in danger.
Sun 11 Oct 20 18:00 Berth 24 1950. Director: J.B Holmes. With William Devlin and Richard Huson. First production of the new British Transport Film Unit. In the Hull Docks, the steamer S.S. Bravo arrives from Gothenburg with cargo
Sun 11 Oct 20 18:50 G.I. Blues 1960. Musical Comedy. Directed by Norman Taurog. Stars Elvis Presley, Juliet Prowse and Robert Ivers. A soldier bets his friend that he can win the heart of an untouchable dancer. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 11 Oct 20 21:00 Enemy At The Door V For Victory. 1978. Stars: Alfred Burke, Bernard Horsfall & Emily Richard. After cut-out blue paper V for Victory signs appear in library books, somebody takes to painting V signs on walls at night. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 11 Oct 20 22:00 Rough Cut 1980. Comedy. Directed by Don Siegel & Peter R Hunt. Stars Burt Reynolds, Lesley-Anne Down, David Niven. Two sophisticated jewel thieves join forces to steal $30 million in uncut jewels.

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DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Mon 12 Oct 20 00:20 Oklahoma Crude 1973. Comedy. Director: Stanley Kramer. Stars: George C. Scott, Faye Dunaway & John Mills. In 1913 Oklahoma, Lena Doyle aided by her father, stubbornly drills for oil despite pressure to sell her land
Mon 12 Oct 20 02:35 IWM: CEMA (1942) 1942. Second World War documentary featuring the work of the wartime Council for the Encouragement of Music and the Arts. Musical direction by Muir Mathieson, with works by Dylan Thomas
Mon 12 Oct 20 02:55 Rumpole of the Bailey Rumpole and the Tap End. Stars: Leo McKern, Marion Mathie, Peter Bowles. Controversial remarks and rulings in a domestic violence case causes concern from the Lord Chancellor
Mon 12 Oct 20 04:00 Armchair Theatre A Bit of a Lift. 1973. Stars Ronald Fraser, Ann Beach & Donald Churchill. Alec, Frank and Penelope were strangers when they came to the hotel. But a bedroom brings them all together.
Mon 12 Oct 20 05:00 Burke's Law 1963. Who Killed Julian Buck? Directed by Don Weis. Stars Gene Barry, Gary Conway & Regis Toomey. One of America's most respected authors, is found strangled to death in his study.
Mon 12 Oct 20 06:00 Talking Pictures with Sally Geeson Sally Geeson was perfect for the role of the innocent girl-next-door in TV sitcoms such as Bless This House, in films and on the stage. Here she talks to us exclusively about her career.
Mon 12 Oct 20 06:50 Old Bill and Son 1940. Comedy. Director: Ian Dalrymple. Stars Morland Graham, John Mills, Mary Clare. World War I veteran Bill is inspired to re-enlist in 1939, and ends up serving with his son.
Mon 12 Oct 20 08:50 When the Whales Came 1989. Drama. Directed by Clive Rees. Stars Paul Scofield, Helen Mirren, David Threlfall, David Suchet & Jeremy Kemp. Two children befriend an isolated old man who holds a terrible secret. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 12 Oct 20 10:50 Thunder Rock 1942. Supernatural drama starring Michael Redgrave, Barbara Mullen & James Mason. One of The Boulting Brothers' finest, a disillusioned writer becomes a lighthouse keeper living in solitude. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 12 Oct 20 12:55 Memories of Lindsay Anderson 2019. Chris Wade's documentary film is a personal, intimate and affectionate look at the life and work of Lindsay Anderson, legendary film and theatre director.
Mon 12 Oct 20 14:00 Together 1981. Stars Sheila Fay, John Burgess, Kathleen Byron, Christine Pollon, Raymond Francis. The Powells are full of surprises and now we get to meet another one.
Mon 12 Oct 20 14:30 Symphony for Steam Charming amateur footage of steam trains chuffing along in the 1950s, set to music.
Mon 12 Oct 20 14:35 Blowing Wild 1953. Drama. Director: Hugo Fregonese. Stars: Gary Cooper, Barbara Stanwyck, Ruth Roman, Anthony Quinn. A love triangle set in Mexico's oilfields, where bandits are still active.
Mon 12 Oct 20 16:20 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.
Mon 12 Oct 20 18:00 Sir Francis Drake Bold Enterprise. 1961. Stars Terence Morgan, Jean Kent, Richard Pearson. Drake tries to persuade Elizabeth to let him raid Santo Domingo where the fort is not yet fully armed and is loaded with gold.
Mon 12 Oct 20 18:30 IWM: Treble One - A Tribute (1959) 1959. Film featuring the 111 Squadron, 'Black Arrows' aerobatics team.
Mon 12 Oct 20 18:55 The Constant Husband 1955. Comedy. Directed by Sidney Gilliat. Stars Rex Harrison, Kay Kendall, Cecil Parker. Charles Hathaway wakes up in West Wales with no recollection of who he is or how he got there (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 12 Oct 20 20:40 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 Rapier through many parts of Europe, with surprise appearances, including Stirling Moss.
Mon 12 Oct 20 21:00 Hazell Hazell Goes to the Dogs. 1978. Stars: Nicholas Ball, Frank Coda & Kenneth Colley. Hazell is hired by a suspicious wife to investigate the suspected infidelity of her bookmaker husband.
Mon 12 Oct 20 22:00 The Gentle Touch 1981. Crime Drama. Doubt. Stars Jill Gascoine, William Marlowe & Derek Thompson. Maggie and Jimmy take a severe beating during a robbery. (S3, E02)
Mon 12 Oct 20 23:00 Quatermass and the Pit 1967. Mystery. Director: Roy Ward Baker. Stars James Donald, Andrew Keir & Barbara Shelley. A mysterious artefact is found in London and the famous scientist Bernard Quatermass helps investigate it.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Tue 13 Oct 20 01:00 Not Tonight Darling 1971. Drama. Directed by Anthony Sloman. Stars Luan Peters, Vincent Ball & Jason Twelvetrees. Karen is tired of her solicitor spouse and her empty, suburban lifestyle and wants something more.
Tue 13 Oct 20 02:40 Sunday in Southend in 1959 - Glimpses A typical sunny Sunday in Southend in 1959, the rides, the trams, the roads, the handkerchiefs on heads, a lot of dodgems, kiss-me-quick hats and the prom, pom, pom with the brass band playing...
Tue 13 Oct 20 02:55 Rumpole of the Bailey Rumpole and Portia. Stars: Leo McKern, Marion Mathie, Patricia Hodge. Rumpole defends a scrap dealer accused of selling arms to terrorists
Tue 13 Oct 20 04:00 Special Branch Troika. 1969. Stars: Wensley Pithey, Derren Nesbitt, Jennifer Wilson. John Morrisey meets to discuss the arrest of three people who have broken the official secrets act.
Tue 13 Oct 20 05:00 Burke's Law 1963. Who Killed Alex Debbs? Directed by Don Weis. Stars Gene Barry, Gary Conway & Regis Toomey. The publisher of a girlie magazine is murdered at one of his own key clubs.
Tue 13 Oct 20 06:00 Time Flies 1944. Comedy. Directed by Walter Forde. Stars Tommy Handley, Evelyn Dall, George Moon and Felix Aylmer. A music hall star uses a time machine to travel back in time to Elizabethan England.
Tue 13 Oct 20 07:45 Silent Dust 1949. Drama. Director: Lance Comfort. Stars Derek Farr, Nigel Patrick and Sally Gray. A wealthy blind man is determined to build a cricket pavilion as a memorial to his dead veteran son
Tue 13 Oct 20 09:25 Honeymoon 1947. Comedy. A prospective bride and groom have misadventures in Mexico City. Starring Shirley Temple, Franchot Tone and Guy Madison.
Tue 13 Oct 20 10:50 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
Tue 13 Oct 20 12:30 Welcome, Mr. Washington 1944. Drama. Directed by Leslie S. Hiscott. Stars Barbara Mullen, Donald Stewart & Peggy Cummins. Two sisters are forced to lease their estate as an airbase to American forces during WW2.
Tue 13 Oct 20 14:00 Together 1981. Stars Sheila Fay, John Burgess, Kathleen Byron, Christine Pollon. There's a problem with the central heating but Dougie doesn't seem to be in a hurry to fix it.
Tue 13 Oct 20 14:30 The Wolves of Willoughby Chase 1988. Adventure. Director: Stuart Orme. Stars: Stephanie Beacham, Mel Smith, Emily Hudson. A mock-Gothic tale set in an isolated country house. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 13 Oct 20 16:15 Symphony for Steam Charming amateur footage of steam trains chuffing along in the 1950s, set to music.
Tue 13 Oct 20 16:20 Suspect 1960. Drama. Directed by Roy Boulting and John Boulting. Stars Tony Britton, Virginia Maskell, Peter Cushing. A young scientist's pioneering work attracts the attention of the authorities.
Tue 13 Oct 20 18:00 William Tell The Prisoner. Stars: Conrad Phillips, Willoughby Goddard, Jennifer Jayne & Michael Caine. On his way to deliver a message to William Tell, a resistance man is captured and taken to a secluded fortress
Tue 13 Oct 20 18:30 It Happened Today Road safety film by the West Riding Constabulary.
Tue 13 Oct 20 19:00 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
Tue 13 Oct 20 21:00 Budgie Our Story so Far. Stars: Adam Faith, Iain Cuthbertson & Lynn Dalby. Budgie is on the run again. But this time he has the police hot on his tail as well as Charlie Endell. Who will catch him first?
Tue 13 Oct 20 22:00 Friends 1971. Romance. Director: Lewis Gilbert. Stars Sean Bury, Anicee Alvina, Ronald Lewis. An orphaned French girl and a rich English boy create a life apart from the adult world. Music composed Elton John (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 14 Oct 20
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Wed 14 Oct 20 00:05 Cry, The Beloved Country 1951. Drama. Directed by Zoltan Korda. Stars Canada Lee, Sidney Poitier & Charles Carson. A South African minister searches for his missing son, only to find his people living in squalor.
Wed 14 Oct 20 02:20 Take Two: Vicki Michelle Vicki Michelle Interview. Take Two. Well-known faces from much loved British films and classic television shows talk about their lives and careers in the business.
Wed 14 Oct 20 02:50 Talkies Talkies Presents: Going To The Cinema in the 1960s. Martin Humphries, Director of the Cinema Museum, discusses a night at the flicks in the 1960s
Wed 14 Oct 20 02:55 Rumpole of the Bailey Rumpole and the Quality of Life. Stars: Leo McKern, Julian Curry, Peter Blythe. Rumpole defends Lady Perdita Derwent, charged with the murder of her elderly husband
Wed 14 Oct 20 04:00 Special Branch Smokescreen. 1969. Stars: Wensley Pithey, Derren Nesbitt, Jennifer Wilson. An unproductive round of questioning by Eden leads to an embarrassing public coroner's inquest.
Wed 14 Oct 20 05:00 Burke's Law 1963. Who Killed Sweet Betsy? Directed by Hy Averback. Stars Gene Barry, Gary Conway & Regis Toomey. One of a set of identical sisters with odd personalities is poisoned with cyanide.
Wed 14 Oct 20 06:00 The Laughing Lady 1946. Musical Drama. Directed by Paul L. Stein. Stars: Anne Ziegler, Webster Booth, Francis L. Sullivan. During the French Revolution, a young aristocrat promises to locate and steal diamonds.
Wed 14 Oct 20 07:50 BFI: Terminus 1961. Drama. Directed by John Schlesinger. Iconic short of a day in the life of a London Railway Station.
Wed 14 Oct 20 08:30 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
Wed 14 Oct 20 10:10 Ladies Who Do 1963. Comedy. Director: C.M. Pennington-Richards. Stars Peggy Mount, Robert Morley & Harry H. Corbett. A British Colonel (Morley) teams up with a cleaning lady to profit from office bin tips.
Wed 14 Oct 20 11:55 Follow A Star 1959. Comedy. Director: Robert Asher. Stars Norman Wisdom, June Laverick, Fenella Fielding. Norman Truscott is a dry cleaner who dreams of being a singer.
Wed 14 Oct 20 14:00 Together 1981. Stars Annie Leake, Sheila Fay, Kathleen Byron, Christine Pollon, Carol Hawkins. Things seem to be falling apart without Mr Webber being on site.
Wed 14 Oct 20 14:30 On The Double 1961. Comedy. Director: Melville Shavelson. Stars: Danny Kaye, Dana Wynter, Margaret Rutherford & Wilfrid Hyde-White. An American soldier impersonates an English general in order to confuse the Nazis. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 14 Oct 20 16:20 Impulse (1955) 1955. Drama. Directed by Charles De la Tour & Cy Endfield. Stars Arthur Kennedy, Constance Smith & Joy Shelton. A Night club singer tricks an estate agent into thinking he killed a jewel thief. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 14 Oct 20 18:00 The Adventures of Robin Hood Maid Marian. 1955. Stars Richard Greene, Victor Woolf & Archie Duncan. Having ambushed the Sheriff's courier, Robin's life is placed in danger.
Wed 14 Oct 20 18:30 Precision Makes Perfect Austin promotional film showing accuracy that has to be adhered to when building an Austin car.
Wed 14 Oct 20 18:45 The Long Duel 1967. Drama. Directed by Ken Annakin and stars Yul Brynner, Trevor Howard, Harry Andrews and Andrew Keir. An Indian tribal leader becomes a bandit to protest British oppression and tyranny.
Wed 14 Oct 20 21:00 The Mind of Mr. J. G. Reeder 1969. The Poetical Policeman. Stars: Hugh Burden, Willoughby Goddard & Mona Bruce. Young PC Burnett discovers a bank robbery in progress and arrests Green, the bank manager.
Wed 14 Oct 20 22:00 Forbidden 1949. Drama. Directed by George King. Stars Douglass Montgomery, Hazel Court & Patricia Burke. An ex-serviceman plans to escape his faithless wife.
Wed 14 Oct 20 23:45 Dead Man's Kit 1980. Thriller. Directed by Colin Bucksey and starring Larry Lamb, Cherie Lunghi, Philip Locke and Clive Merrison. An investigation into a strange death gets more complicated when another body appears
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Thu 15 Oct 20 01:30 Mark of The Phoenix 1957. Crime drama directed by Maclean Rogers and starring Anton Diffring. Crooks steal a secret metal formula and plan to smuggle it into East Germany. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 15 Oct 20 02:45 Merlin and the Toothless Knights charming 1970s British animation warning King Arthurs Knights of the Round Table about the effects of eating too many sweets or Orangeade! Merlin must find a cure..
Thu 15 Oct 20 02:55 Rumpole of the Bailey Rumpole a la Carte. Stars: Leo McKern, Marion Mathie, Robin Bailey. Rumpole agrees to defend an elitist restaurateur whom he dislikes
Thu 15 Oct 20 04:00 Special Branch The Promised Land. 1969. Stars: Wensley Pithey, Derren Nesbitt, Keith Washington. A small boat arrives at a beach in Kent where illegal aliens are unloaded
Thu 15 Oct 20 05:00 Burke's Law 1963. Who Killed Billy Jo? Directed by Hy Averback. Stars Gene Barry, Gary Conway & Regis Toomey. A recording star is murdered. Was the killer his agent, sister, music arranger, or someone else?
Thu 15 Oct 20 06:00 Copacabana 1947. Musical Comedy. Director: Alfred E. Green. Stars Carmen Miranda and Groucho Marx. An agent has his only client pose as both a French chanteuse & Brazilian bombshell to fool a nightclub owner. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 15 Oct 20 07:50 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.
Thu 15 Oct 20 09:30 Marry Me 1949. Comedy. Directed by Terence Fisher. Stars Derek Bond, Susan Shaw, Patrick Holt, Carol Marsh. Several individuals meet through a marriage bureau.
Thu 15 Oct 20 11:20 Penny and the Pownall Case (1948) 1948. Drama. Director: Slim Hand. Stars: Ralph Michael, Peggy Evans and Christopher Lee. A glamour model helps Scotland Yard to catch a criminal gang.
Thu 15 Oct 20 12:15 Blueprint For Robbery 1960. Crime. Directed by Jerry Hopper. Stars J. Pat O'Malley, Robert J. Wilke, Robert Gist. After a successful robbery, the gang members fight among themselves over the loot.
Thu 15 Oct 20 14:00 Together 1981. Stars Annie Leake, Sheila Fay, Kathleen Byron, Christine Pollon, Carol Hawkins. Tony Sutton must leave unexpectedly but not before his mother has a few words to say.
Thu 15 Oct 20 14:30 The Trollenberg Terror 1958. Sci-Fi. A series of deaths on a Swiss mountain-side appear to be connected to a mysterious cloud. Stars: Forrest Tucker, Warren Mitchell & Andrew Faulds. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 15 Oct 20 16:10 Lady Of Deceit 1947. Crime Drama. A calculating divorcee risks all by getting involved with a hot-headed murderer. Stars Claire Trevor and Lawrence Tierney. Directed by Robert Wise. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 15 Oct 20 18:00 The Adventures of Sir Lancelot Winged Victory. 1956. Stars William Russell, Cyril Smith & Ronald Leigh-Hunt. King Arthur entrusts Sir Lancelot with a secret battle plan for Prince Boudwin who is besieged by King Mark.
Thu 15 Oct 20 18:30 The Three-Pointed Star 1950s. Made by Daimler and Benz to celebrate their partnership. We follow the history of the 'three-pointed star' from inception, across all major Grand Prix's in the 1920s, 30s, 40s, 50s.
Thu 15 Oct 20 19:10 Ransom 1975. Action. Director: Casper Wrede. Stars: Sean Connery, Ian Mcshane, John Quentin. The chief of Scandinavian national security is tasked to rescue the passengers of a high-jacked British airliner.
Thu 15 Oct 20 21:00 Public Eye 1971. Detective & Mystery Drama. A Mug Named Frank. Stars Alfred Burke, Pauline Delaney & Ray Smith. Frank Marker is a private detective. Petty thefts & confidence tricks are his bread & butter.
Thu 15 Oct 20 22:00 Rough Cut 1961. Drama. Directed by Peter Glenville. Stars Laurence Harvey, Geraldine Page & Rita Moreno. Uptight single woman, Alma, carries a torch for the boy next door, who has grown up into a dashing doctor
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Fri 16 Oct 20 00:20 The Family Way 1966. Drama. Directors: Roy & John Boulting. Stars Hayley Mills, Hywel Bennett, John Mills & Marjorie Rhodes. A look at the troubles of two young newlyweds, whose marriage has yet to be consummated.
Fri 16 Oct 20 02:35 Wandering In The West A trip in 1938 around Scotland. A must for steam and car enthusiasts, the reel ends in a surprise trip to Canada?!
Fri 16 Oct 20 02:55 Rumpole of the Bailey Rumpole and the Summer of Discontent. Stars: Leo McKern, Marion Mathie, Peter Bowles. Rumpole defends a union activist accused of manslaughter
Fri 16 Oct 20 04:00 Special Branch A Date with Leonidas. 1969. Stars: Wensley Pithey, Derren Nesbitt, Jennifer Wilson. A teenager's vow of vengeance leads to Inspector Jordan interrupting a wedding
Fri 16 Oct 20 05:00 Burke's Law 1963. Who Killed Wade Walker? Directed by Stanley Z Cherry. Stars Gene Barry, Gary Conway & Regis Toomey. Wealthy Wade Walker is killed when his plane blows up in mid-air.
Fri 16 Oct 20 06:00 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 16 Oct 20 07:45 British Jet Plane 1950. A film about the first gas turbine aero engine developed by Air Commodore Sir Frank Whittle, OM, KBE, CB, FRS, FRAeS, an English Royal Air Force officer.
Fri 16 Oct 20 08:00 The Dummy Talks 1943. Crime. Director: Oswald Mitchell. Stars: Jack Warner, Beryl Orde, Claude Hulbert. Police must solve the mysterious murder of a ventriloquist in a music hall.
Fri 16 Oct 20 09:40 Chain of Events 1958. Drama. Director: Gerald Thomas. Stars Dermot Walsh, Susan Shaw & Lisa Gastoni. A clerk tries to dodge paying a bus fare, it sparks all sorts of complications.
Fri 16 Oct 20 10:55 The Second Mr. Bush 1940. Comedy. Directed by John Paddy Carstairs. Stars Wallace Evennett, Evelyn Roberts & Kay Walsh. A writer poses as a shy butterfly hunter who has a fortune and is hounded by reporters.
Fri 16 Oct 20 12:00 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)
Fri 16 Oct 20 14:00 Together 1981. Stars Annie Leake, Sheila Fay, Kathleen Byron, Christine Pollon, Carol Hawkins. Lily is struggling to face the outside world after her horrible experience, but Mrs Webber has a plan.
Fri 16 Oct 20 14:30 G.I. Blues 1960. Musical Comedy. Directed by Norman Taurog. Stars Elvis Presley, Juliet Prowse and Robert Ivers. A soldier bets his friend that he can win the heart of an untouchable dancer. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 16 Oct 20 16:40 Not So Dusty 1956. Comedy directed by Maclean Rogers. Two dustmen (Bill Owen and Leslie Dwyer) come into possession of a valuable book but the donor's sister wants it back. Also starring Joy Nichols. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 16 Oct 20 18:20 Love Story 1944. Romance. Director: Leslie Arliss. Stars: Margaret Lockwood, Stewart Granger, Patricia Roc. Knowing that she suffers from a heart condition, Margaret has one last fling with an RAF pilot
Fri 16 Oct 20 20:30 Bognor 1981. Dog's Dinner. Stars: Frances Low, Elizabeth Spriggs & Ewan Roberts. Bognor is sent to investigation, but before he has even left the office, there is a murder!
Fri 16 Oct 20 21:00 Van der Valk A Sudden Silence. Stars Barry Foster, Meg Davies & Ronald Hines. The Dutch detective investigates the shooting of a government minister.
Fri 16 Oct 20 23:10 The Amorous Adventures of Moll Flanders Comedy. Director: Terence Young. Stars: Kim Novak, Richard Johnson, Angela Lansbury. A young 18th century woman finds that losing her virtue is no handicap to a successful career. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Sat 17 Oct 20 01:45 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)
Sat 17 Oct 20 02:55 Rumpole of the Bailey Rumpole and the Right to Silence. Stars: Leo McKern, Marion Mathie, Patricia Hodge. A radical college professor accused of murder refuses to disclose his alibi
Sat 17 Oct 20 04:00 Special Branch The Kazmirov Affair. 1969. Stars: Wensley Pithey, Derren Nesbitt, Keith Washington. Inspector Jordan goes against orders and investigates the claim.
Sat 17 Oct 20 05:00 Burke's Law 1963. Who Killed the Kind Doctor? Directed by Don Taylor. Stars Gene Barry, Gary Conway & Regis Toomey. An LA psychiatrist telephones Burke to warn him of an impending murder by one of his patients
Sat 17 Oct 20 06:00 Killings At Outpost Zeta 1980. Sci-Fi. A team investigates the mysterious deaths of two previous expeditioners to a strategically important part of a barren world. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 17 Oct 20 07:50 The Balloon Goes Up 1942. Musical. Comedy duo Ethel Revnell and Gracie West star in this comedy musical. The double act masquerade as WAAFs on a balloon site to help the authorities capture a group of fifth columnists. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 17 Oct 20 09:00 Midnight Is a Place 1977. Episode 7. Stars: Simon Gipps-Kent, David Collings & Maxine Gordon. Lucas learns what 'toshing' means when he meets the appalling tosherman, Gudgson, and goes down the sewers with him.
Sat 17 Oct 20 09:30 Stagecoach West The Outcasts. Western with Wayne Rogers & Robert Bray, who run a stagecoach line in the Old West where they come across a wide variety of killers, robbers and ladies in distress. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 17 Oct 20 10:30 Shadows The Inheritance. Stars: John Barrett, Priscilla Morgan, Dougal Rose. A dying gamekeeper teaches his teenage grandson about an ancient pagan dance. (S2, E03)
Sat 17 Oct 20 11:00 Gentle Trap 1960. A locksmith on his first burglary is on the run when a rival gang wants his haul. Stars Spencer Teakle & Martin Benson. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 17 Oct 20 12:10 Hurricane Smith 1952. Adventure. Director: Jerry-Hopper. Stars Yvonne de Carlo, John Ireland, James Craig. Pirates find themselves beached on a deserted island, they steal a vessel and set sail for Australia.
Sat 17 Oct 20 13:55 Springtime In The Sierras 1947. Western. Director: William N. Witney. Stars: Roy Rogers, Jane Frazee & Andy Devine. A treacherous lady rancher orders Roy's death as he is too close for comfort to her secret enterprise.
Sat 17 Oct 20 15:30 Loyal Heart 1946. Drama. Director: Oswald Mitchell. Stars: Percy Marmont, Harry Welchman & Patricia Marmont. A sheep dog refuses to be taken from his master in exchange for a debt. Based on the E. Lewis novel.
Sat 17 Oct 20 17:10 Merlin and the Toothless Knights charming 1970s British animation warning King Arthurs Knights of the Round Table about the effects of eating too many sweets or Orangeade! Merlin must find a cure..
Sat 17 Oct 20 17:20 BFI: Post Haste 1934. Factual. Humphrey Jennings' first film as a director, a brief overview of the British postal service.
Sat 17 Oct 20 17:30 The Adventures of Sir Lancelot Sir Bliant. 1956. Stars William Russell, Cyril Smith & Ronald Leigh-Hunt. Sir Bliant's three sons decide to break the truce King Arthur arranged between their father and Sir Rolf.
Sat 17 Oct 20 18:00 The Ship That Died of Shame (AKA PT Raiders) 1955. Thriller. Directed by Basil Dearden. Stars Richard Attenborough, George Baker and Bill Owen. A trio of ex-servicemen begin smuggling black market items into post-war Britain. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 17 Oct 20 20:00 Islands In The Stream 1977. Drama. Director: Franklin J. Schaffner. Stars: George C. Scott, David Hemmings & Gilbert Roland. Ernest Hemingway's most powerful themes are captured in this adaptation of 'Papa,' his novel. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 17 Oct 20 22:10 Child's Play (1972) 1973. Drama. Director: Sidney Lumet. Stars: Beau Bridges, James Mason & Robert Preston. At an exclusive boys' school, a new gym teacher is drawn into a feud between two older instructors. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Sun 18 Oct 20 00:10 Home of the Brave 1949. War. Director: Mark Robson. Stars: Douglas Dick, Frank Lovejoy, James Edwards, Steve Brodie, Lloyd Bridges. A group of men experience the hell of jungle combat against the Japanese in WWII.
Sun 18 Oct 20 01:55 Armchair Theatre Red Riding Hood. 1973. Stars: Rita Tushingham, Keith Barron & Ursula Hirst. What is going on in the mind of a girl in the local library who finds herself in a world of terror and sudden death?
Sun 18 Oct 20 02:55 Rumpole of the Bailey Rumpole at Sea. Stars: Leo McKern, Marion Mathie, Robin Bailey. While on a Mediterranean cruise, Rumpole is confronted with his old nemesis
Sun 18 Oct 20 04:00 Special Branch A New Face. 1969. Stars: Wensley Pithey, Derren Nesbitt, Jennifer Wilson. The son of a trusted officer of the special branch has become radicalised while away at university
Sun 18 Oct 20 05:00 Burke's Law 1963. Who Killed Purity Mather? Directed Walter Grauman. Stars Gene Barry, Gary Conway & Regis Toomey. A practicing witch sends Amos a message predicting her murder with a list of five suspects.
Sun 18 Oct 20 06:00 Who Done It 1956. Comedy. Director Basil Dearden. Stars Benny Hill, Belinda Lee, David Kossoff. Hugo lives between two worlds, as an Ice rink sweeper and as a private detective.
Sun 18 Oct 20 07:40 A Trip into Wharfedale A charming amateur film on a day trip in the 40s around the Yorkshire dales. Wonderful shots of vintage transport and hotels in the area and high streets.
Sun 18 Oct 20 07:50 Mysterious Mr Davis 1936. Comedy. Businessman Julian (Henry Kendall) invents an important but imaginary partner to stave off his creditors. Stars Alastair Sim. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 18 Oct 20 09:00 Midnight Is a Place 1977. Episode 8. Stars: Simon Gipps-Kent, David Collings & Maxine Gordon. Lucas encounters dangers in the sewers and blackmail at the hospital where Oakapple is still ill.
Sun 18 Oct 20 09:30 Stagecoach West The Remounts. Western with Wayne Rogers & Robert Bray, who run a stagecoach line in the Old West where they come across a wide variety of killers, robbers and ladies in distress. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 18 Oct 20 10:30 Shadows Dark Encounter. Stars: Alex Scott, Shelagh Fraser, Brian Glover. A middle-aged Londoner returns to the remote village that sheltered him as a child from the London blitz. (S2, E04)
Sun 18 Oct 20 11:00 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 18 Oct 20 11:10 Blitz On Britain 1960. Doc. Director: Harry Booth. Stars: Alistair Cooke, Henning Skaarup. Archive footage from both British and German sources to tell the story of the defence of Britain during World War II.
Sun 18 Oct 20 12:25 Deadly Record 1959. Drama. Director: Laurence Huntingdon. Stars: Lee Patterson, Barbara Shelley, Jane Hylton. An airline pilot, falsely accused of his wife's murder, sets out to find who really did it. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 18 Oct 20 13:35 The Country Girl 1955. Musical Drama. Director: George Seaton. Stars: Bing Crosby, Grace Kelly, William Holden. An alcoholic actor struggles to resurrect his career. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 18 Oct 20 15:40 The World Owes Me A Living 1945. Drama. Director: Vernon Sewell. Stars: David Farrar, Judy Campbell & Sonia Dresdel. In between the World Wars, British aviators pushed the envelope with new technical feats.
Sun 18 Oct 20 17:30 The Adventures of Robin Hood A Guest for The Gallows. 1955. Stars Richard Greene, Victor Woolf & Archie Duncan. For obvious reasons, Robin and the Sheriff are sworn enemies. Why then should the Sheriff seek Robin's help?
Sun 18 Oct 20 18:00 Looking for Sophia 2004. Factual. Directed by: Roberto Olla & Danila Satta. Documentary on the work of Sophia Loren with interviews and rare footage. A heroine, according to Anthony Burgess; Sophia is a mystery.
Sun 18 Oct 20 19:10 The Black Orchid 1959. Drama. Directed by: Martin Ritt. Stars: Sophia Loren, Jimmy Baird, Anthony Quinn, Ina Balin. Rose Bianco, a florist widowed by a famous gangster, looks for happiness with widower Frank Valente. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 18 Oct 20 21:00 Enemy At The Door The Polish Affaire.1978. Stars: Alfred Burke, Bernard Horsfall & Emily Richard. Retired diplomat Sir James Prideaux resists Reinicke's efforts to make him divulge British government information. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 18 Oct 20 22:00 And Soon the Darkness 1970. Horror. Director: Robert Fuest. Stars Pamela Franklin, Michele Dotrice & Sandor Eles. Two young women go cycling in the French countryside, but one goes missing...
Sun 18 Oct 20 00:00 The Desperate Hours 1955. Thriller. Director: William Wyler. Stars Humphrey Bogart, Fredric March, Arthur Kennedy & Martha Scott. Escaped criminals hold a family hostage. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)

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TPTV Schedule October 19th - October 25th

DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Mon 19 Oct 20 00:00 The Desperate Hours 1955. Thriller. Director: William Wyler. Stars Humphrey Bogart, Fredric March, Arthur Kennedy & Martha Scott. Escaped criminals hold a family hostage. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 19 Oct 20 02:10 A Night of Magic 1944. Directed by Herbert Wynne. Stars Robert Griffith, Gerald Pring, Billy 'Uke' Scott, Marian Olive & Elsa Tee - Mummies meet chorus girls in this lost British musical comedy. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 19 Oct 20 02:55 Rumpole of the Bailey Rumpole and the Quacks. Stars: Leo McKern, Marion Mathie, Patricia Hodge. Rumpole defends a Pakistani doctor accused of misconduct
Mon 19 Oct 20 04:00 Special Branch You Don't Exist. 1969. Stars: Wensley Pithey, Derren Nesbitt, Jennifer Wilson. A girl lands at Heathrow from Rhodesia, but owing to Britain's break of diplomatic relations, she has no valid passport
Mon 19 Oct 20 05:00 Burke's Law 1963. Who Killed Cynthia Royal? Directed by Charles F Haas. Stars Gene Barry, Gary Conway & Regis Toomey. Burke has to search for a missing cat before he can find a killer.
Mon 19 Oct 20 06:00 Up River 1979. Drama. Murder, violence and greed haunt a young man's dream of forming a life from the untamed wilds of British Columbia at the turn of the century. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 19 Oct 20 07:45 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.
Mon 19 Oct 20 09:30 Deadly Record 1959. Drama. Director: Laurence Huntingdon. Stars: Lee Patterson, Barbara Shelley, Jane Hylton. An airline pilot, falsely accused of his wife's murder, sets out to find who really did it. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 19 Oct 20 10:40 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 19 Oct 20 12:25 Sabotage 1937. Thriller. Director: Alfred Hitchcock. Stars: Sylvia Sidney, Oskar Homolka, John Loder. A Scotland Yard undercover detective is on the trail of a saboteur who is part of a plot to set off a bomb.
Mon 19 Oct 20 14:00 Together 1981. Stars Annie Leake, Sheila Fay, Kathleen Byron, Christine Pollon, Carol Hawkins. Charlene has a potential singing gig, but it is not clear if this should be her chosen path.
Mon 19 Oct 20 14:30 BFI: The Hospital Nurse 1941. Factual. Director: Francis Searle. Recruitment film presenting an ideal view of the nursing profession, which is likely to have been in stark contrast with the daily experience of wartime nurses
Mon 19 Oct 20 14:40 Love on the Dole 1941. Drama. Director John Baxter. Stars Deborah Kerr, Clifford Evans & George Carney. In 1930s Salford, Harry Hardcastle and his sister, Sally, both, in their different ways, fall victim to poverty. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 19 Oct 20 16:40 The Villain Still Pursued Her 1940. Comedy. Director: Edward Cline. Stars: Hugh Herbert, Anita Louise & Alan Mowbray. Turn-of-the-century melodramas are spoofed in this evocation of the charming heroine, villain and sidekick.
Mon 19 Oct 20 18:00 Sir Francis Drake The English Dragon. 1961. Delphi Lawrence, Henry Vidon & David McCallum. A favourite of the Queen and a young fool, Lord Oakeshott turns into an even worse lovesick young fool.
Mon 19 Oct 20 18:30 It Happened Today Road safety film by the West Riding Constabulary.
Mon 19 Oct 20 18:55 The Brinks Job 1978. Comedy. Directed by William Friedkin. Starring Peter Falk, Peter Boyle and Allen Garfield. Crime story based on the real armed robbery of the Brink's Building in Boston
Mon 19 Oct 20 21:00 Hazell Hazell and the Weekend Man. 1978. Stars: Nicholas Ball, Eamon Boland & Sam Dale. Hazell is hired to follow a man who is in lodgings but is surprised when the man vanishes in thin air.
Mon 19 Oct 20 22:00 The Gentle Touch 1981. Crime Drama. The Hit. Stars Jill Gascoine, William Marlowe & Derek Thompson. Maggie discovers that she has a marksman with a high-powered rifle loose on her patch. (S3, E03)
Mon 19 Oct 20 23:00 Islands In The Stream 1977. Drama. Director: Franklin J. Schaffner. Stars: George C. Scott, David Hemmings & Gilbert Roland. Ernest Hemingway's most powerful themes are captured in this adaptation of 'Papa,' his novel. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Tue 20 Oct 20 01:10 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 20 Oct 20 02:50 Marlborough Theatre, Holloway 1962 - Glimpses Glimpses: Rare footage of Holloway in the 1960s and the sad demolition of the iconic theatre in 1962. The Last film to play there was 'Hell Drivers' in 1957. Filmed by Wilf Watters.
Tue 20 Oct 20 02:55 Rumpole of the Bailey Rumpole for the Prosecution. Stars: Leo McKern, Marion Mathie, Peter Blythe. Rumpole agrees to prosecute for the first time.
Tue 20 Oct 20 04:00 Special Branch The Children of Delight. 1969. Stars: Wensley Pithey, Derren Nesbitt, Jennifer Wilson. Detective Sergeants Webb and Gifford go undercover to investigate a secret movement.
Tue 20 Oct 20 05:00 Burke's Law 1963. Who Killed Eleanora Davis? Directed by Herman Hoffman. Stars Gene Barry, Gary Conway & Regis Toomey. An exhibit in a traveling carnival is a supposedly genuine electric chair.
Tue 20 Oct 20 06:00 IWM: The Journey Together Documentary feature about cadets hoping to become pilots in the RAF, directed by John Boulting, with Richard Attenborough, Jack Watling, David Tomlinson and Edward G Robinson.
Tue 20 Oct 20 07:55 Springtime In The Sierras 1947. Western. Director: William N. Witney. Stars: Roy Rogers, Jane Frazee & Andy Devine. A treacherous lady rancher orders Roy's death as he is too close for comfort to her secret enterprise.
Tue 20 Oct 20 09:30 The Outer Hebrides Rocket Range A fascinating journey around the Outer Hebrides in the late 1960s by plane, boat, on foot and by car, travelling in a Standard Vanguard! Astounding footage of the remotest areas too, in all its beauty
Tue 20 Oct 20 09:50 Alive & Kicking 1958. Comedy. Directed by Cyril Frankel. Stars Sybil Thorndike, Kathleen Harrison & Estelle Winwood. Three elderly friends run away from their nursing home, looking for greener pastures. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 20 Oct 20 11:50 The Cracksman 1963. Comedy. Director: Peter Graham Scott. Stars Charlie Drake, Nyree Dawn Porter, George Sanders. A naive, innocent and efficient locksmith is persuaded by a burglar to rob a car and open a safe.
Tue 20 Oct 20 14:00 Together 1981. Stars Sheila Fay, Christine Pollon, Carol Hawkins, Raymond Francis, Gina Maher, Daniel Abinere. The Powell's are on tenterhooks, will they be evicted?
Tue 20 Oct 20 14:30 Frieda 1947. Drama. Directed by Basil Dearden. Stars David Farrar, Glynis Johns, Mai Zetterling & Flora Robson. An RAF pilot who was shot down during WWII marries a German woman who helps him escape.
Tue 20 Oct 20 16:30 St Pauls Cathedral in 1942 - Glimpses Glimpses: Directed by Horace Shepherd. A guide around St Pauls Cathedral filmed in the early 1940s.
Tue 20 Oct 20 16:40 One Jump Ahead 1955. Crime. Director: Charles Saunders. Stars Paul Carpenter, Diane Hart & Jill Adams. A Journalist is on the trail of a killer, attempting to keep 'one jump ahead' of the police in solving the crime
Tue 20 Oct 20 18:00 William Tell Voice in The Night. Stars: Conrad Phillips, Willoughby Goddard & Jennifer Jayne. After a disagreement with Gessler, Judge Furst is thrown into a dungeon.
Tue 20 Oct 20 18:30 War Time London - Glimpses Footage of London in war time. Focussing on Piccadilly Circus, then The Strand and Westminster. Shot around 1944.
Tue 20 Oct 20 18:40 The Five Pennies 1959. Semi-biographical drama. Director: Melville Shavelson. Stars Danny Kaye, Barbara Bel Geddes, Louis Armstrong. The story of Loring Red Nichols, a gifted country boy who becomes a famous trumpeter (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 20 Oct 20 21:00 Budgie Do Me A Favour. Stars: Adam Faith, Iain Cuthbertson & Lynn Dalby. Hazel's cousin Herbert arrives in London and Budgie is bribed into taking him on a guided tour.
Tue 20 Oct 20 22:00 Harlow 1965. Biography. Director: Gordon Douglas. Stars: Carroll Baker, Red Buttons, Raf Vallone. Biopic inspired by the brief life of the 1930s platinum blonde bombshell, screen siren Jean Harlow. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Wed 21 Oct 20 00:35 Sewers of Gold 1979. Crime thriller. Directed by Francis Megahy and stars Ian McShane, Christopher Matthew and Warren Clarke. A group of fascists plan to finance their work by pulling off a bank robbery.
Wed 21 Oct 20 02:40 Against the Tide 1965. Directed by Robert Tronson. Stars John Collin, Michael Brennan, Ewen Solon & Jean Aubrey. A portrayal of The Royal Life Boats based in Teesmouth and an example of when they are really needed.
Wed 21 Oct 20 02:55 Rumpole of the Bailey Rumpole and the Children of the Devil. Stars: Leo McKern, Marion Mathie, Peter Blythe. A well-meaning social worker takes custody of an eight year-old Timson girl
Wed 21 Oct 20 04:00 Special Branch Reliable Sources. 1969. Stars: Wensley Pithey, Derren Nesbitt, Jennifer Wilson. The Security Commission has met to consider the leak that tipped a spy during the Troika affair.
Wed 21 Oct 20 05:00 Burke's Law 1963. Who Killed Beau Sparrow? Directed by David McDearmon. Stars Gene Barry, Gary Conway & Regis Toomey. Burke sees artist Beau Sparrow take a hard dive into a pool, a dive which kills him.
Wed 21 Oct 20 06:00 Talking Pictures TV with Stephanie Beacham Jenny Hanley interviews Stephanie Beacham exclusively at The Talking Pictures Festival of Film. Stephanie shares a candid insight into working with legends such as Marlon Brando, Ava Gardner and more
Wed 21 Oct 20 06:40 Second Best Bed 1938. Comedy. Directed by Tom Walls. Stars Jane Baxter, Tom Walls, Veronica Rose & Carl Jaffe. A Newly married couple run into difficulty when the wife refuses to obey her husband. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 21 Oct 20 08:10 Your Money Or Your Wife 1960. Comedy. Newly-weds Gay (Peggy Cummins) and Pel (Donald Sinden) must divorce to claim an inheritance. Starring Peter Reynolds. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 21 Oct 20 09:55 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
Wed 21 Oct 20 12:00 No, My Darling Daughter 1961. Comedy. Director: Ralph Thomas. Stars: Michael Redgrave, Michael Craig & Juliet Mills. The daughter of a wealthy international industrialist runs away with a playboy millionaire
Wed 21 Oct 20 14:00 Together 1981. Stars John Burgess, John Burgess, Brian Jameson, Sheila Fay, Christine Pollon. Looks like Tony really is everything his Father believes he is. Charlene is one step closer to her goal
Wed 21 Oct 20 14:30 Sleeping Tiger 1954. Drama. Directed by Joseph Losey. Stars Dirk Bogarde, Alexis Smith & Alexander Knox. After a convict breaks in a psychotherapist's home, he agrees to rehabilitation but there's a hidden twist.
Wed 21 Oct 20 16:15 So Long at the Fair 1950. Mystery. Director Antony Darnborough & Terence Fisher. Stars Jean Simmons, Dirk Bogarde, David Tomlinson. Two siblings visit Paris for the Great Exhibition of 1889 when one of them goes missing.
Wed 21 Oct 20 18:00 The Adventures of Robin Hood A Guest for The Gallows. 1955. Stars Richard Greene, Victor Woolf & Archie Duncan. For obvious reasons, Robin and the Sheriff are sworn enemies. Why then should the Sheriff seek Robin's help?
Wed 21 Oct 20 18:30 A Day In The Life Of Head Keeper in 1954 ... Keeper in 1954. Documentary narrated by Robert Beatty of a working day of Laurie Smith - The Head Keeper of London Zoo. Great shots of a man and his monkeys who love each other.
Wed 21 Oct 20 18:45 Champion 1949. Drama. Directed by: Mark Robson. Stars: Kirk Douglas, Marilyn Maxwell & Arthur Kennedy. The struggles of a boxer fighting his own demons while trying to achieve success. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 21 Oct 20 20:45 British Jet Plane 1950. A film about the first gas turbine aero engine developed by Air Commodore Sir Frank Whittle, OM, KBE, CB, FRS, FRAeS, an English Royal Air Force officer.
Wed 21 Oct 20 21:00 The Mind of Mr. J. G. Reeder 1969. The Troupe. Stars: Hugh Burden, Willoughby Goddard & Mona Bruce. A Canadian confidence man, along with his gang are in London to pull off a big swindle.
Wed 21 Oct 20 22:00 The Deadly Affair 1966. Thriller. Directed by Sidney Lumet Stars: James Mason, Simone Signoret. A British secret agent is puzzled by the sudden suicide of a man he's recently investigated.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Thu 22 Oct 20 00:10 Scream of Fear 1961. Drama. Directed by Seth Holt. Stars Susan Strasberg, Ronald Lewis, Ann Todd & Christopher Lee. After 10 years, Penny returns to her father's home and is convinced something is amiss. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 22 Oct 20 01:50 Rollercoaster - Glimpses Experience the thrill of an early British rollercoaster first hand in this short film by John Seccombe
Thu 22 Oct 20 01:55 Beyond The Truth Impact Earth. An investigation into the threat to Earth of a collision with a large meteorite. (S1, E2)
Thu 22 Oct 20 02:55 Rumpole of the Bailey Rumpole and the Miscarriage of Justice. Stars: Leo McKern, Marion Mathie, Peter Bowles. Rumpole finds himself in the unusual position of defending a police officer.
Thu 22 Oct 20 04:00 Special Branch Short Change. 1969. Stars: Derren Nesbitt, Fulton Mackay, Morris Perry. A girl being held for giving official secret documents to the Russians faces a long gaol term
Thu 22 Oct 20 05:00 Burke's Law 1964. Who Killed Jason Shaw? Directed by Stanley Z Cherry. Stars Gene Barry, Gary Conway & Regis Toomey. An extremely strange girl called Lucy Brewer finds a corpse in the shower.
Thu 22 Oct 20 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 22 Oct 20 07:35 Symphony for Steam Charming amateur footage of steam trains chuffing along in the 1950s, set to music.
Thu 22 Oct 20 07:40 Hangman Waits 1947. Thriller. Director: A. Barr-Smith. Stars John Turnbull & Hylton Allen. This 1947 semi-documentary style featurette is a story of grisly murders by a cinema organist. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 22 Oct 20 08:55 Flight to Mars 1951. Sci-Fi. Director: Lesley Selander. Stars: Marguerite Chapman Cameron Mitchell, Arthur Franz. Five astronauts fly to Mars where they encounter seemingly friendly and advanced inhabitants.
Thu 22 Oct 20 10:25 The World Owes Me A Living 1945. Drama. Director: Vernon Sewell. Stars: David Farrar, Judy Campbell & Sonia Dresdel. In between the World Wars, British aviators pushed the envelope with new technical feats.
Thu 22 Oct 20 12:15 So Little Time (1952) 1952. War Drama. Directed by Compton Bennett. Stars Marius Goring & Maria Schell. When war returns to Europe for the second time in a generation, the Belgians suffer occupation again.
Thu 22 Oct 20 14:00 Together 1981. Stars Kathleen Byron, John Burgess, Delena Kidd, Brian Jameson, Wally Thomas. Poor Mrs Webber is off with the flu, it's not clear if Dougie is coping.
Thu 22 Oct 20 14:30 The Man in Grey 1943. Drama. Director: Leslie Arliss. Stars: Margaret Lockwood, James Mason, Phyllis Calvert. The story of a regency romance with a bitter outcome told retrospectively.
Thu 22 Oct 20 16:45 The Immortal Orson Welles 2019. Documentary. Director: Chris Wade. Stars: Dorian Bond, Norman Eshley & Henry Jaglom. A documentary exploring the life and career of the esteemed Orson Welles.
Thu 22 Oct 20 18:00 The Adventures of Sir Lancelot Sir Bliant. 1956. Stars William Russell, Cyril Smith & Ronald Leigh-Hunt. Sir Bliant's three sons decide to break the truce King Arthur arranged between their father and Sir Rolf.
Thu 22 Oct 20 18:30 William Russell - Sir Lancelot Mike Read meets the great William Russell, who talks of his time as Sir Lancelot, the weight of the swords, his favourite cast members, life as one of the original Dr Who Cast members and more.
Thu 22 Oct 20 19:00 Warlords of Atlantis 1978. Adventure. Director: Kevin Connor. Stars: Doug McClure, Peter Gilmore & Cyd Charisse. A professor of archaeology, his son and an engineer are on a quest to find the lost city of Atlantis.
Thu 22 Oct 20 21:00 Public Eye 1971. Detective & Mystery Drama. Well, There Was This Girl, You See. Stars Susan Brodrick, Alfred Burke & Brenda Cavendish. Things are looking up when Marker is invited to join an enquiry agency.
Thu 22 Oct 20 22:00 Framed (1975) 1975. Crime. Directed by Phil Karlson. Stars: Joe Don Baker, Conny Van Dyke. An innocent man comes out of prison ready to get even with the people who sent him there. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Fri 23 Oct 20 00:10 The Kitchen 1961. Drama. Directed by James Hill. Carl Mohner, Mary Yeomans & Eric Pohlmann star in this adaptation of Arnold Wesker's celebrated play, where a kitchen's staff strive to cope with a superhuman task
Fri 23 Oct 20 01:45 Beyond The Truth The Real Men In Black. A documentary about The allegations that the US government is working with an alien intelligence to genetically mutate humans is investigated. (S1, E5)
Fri 23 Oct 20 02:45 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.
Fri 23 Oct 20 02:55 Rumpole of the Bailey Rumpole and the Eternal Triangle. Stars: Leo McKern, Marion Mathie, Peter Blythe. Rumpole finds himself defending a husband on a charge for murder.
Fri 23 Oct 20 04:00 Special Branch Exit a Diplomat. 1969. Stars: Derren Nesbitt, Fulton Mackay, Morris Perry. A member of a foreign embassy is caught shoplifting in London
Fri 23 Oct 20 05:00 Burke's Law 1964. Who Killed Snookie Martinelli? Directed by Robert Ellis Miller. Stars Gene Barry, Gary Conway & Regis Toomey. Can it be that Amos Burke himself has been murdered?
Fri 23 Oct 20 06:00 Heart of a Child 1958. Drama. Director: Clive Donner. Stars: Jean Anderson, Donald Pleasence, Richard Williams. During wartime rationing, a young Austrian boy is forced to sell the family dog to pay for food.
Fri 23 Oct 20 07:35 Stock Cars
Fri 23 Oct 20 07:40 Shadows on the Stairs 1941. Crime. Director: D. Ross Lederman. Stars Frieda Inescort & Paul Cavanagh. Occupants of a boarding house become suspects after a string of murders. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 23 Oct 20 08:55 Loyal Heart 1946. Drama. Director: Oswald Mitchell. Stars: Percy Marmont, Harry Welchman & Patricia Marmont. A sheep dog refuses to be taken from his master in exchange for a debt. Based on the E. Lewis novel.
Fri 23 Oct 20 10:35 Shadows on the Stairs 1941. Crime. Director: D. Ross Lederman. Stars Frieda Inescort & Paul Cavanagh. Occupants of a boarding house become suspects after a string of murders. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 23 Oct 20 11:50 True as a Turtle 1957. Comedy. Director: Wendy Toye. Stars: John Gregson, Cecil Parker, June Thorburn. Newlywed Tony Hudson offers his young wife Jane a cruise on a yacht as a honeymoon trip
Fri 23 Oct 20 13:50 BFI: Post Haste 1934. Factual. Humphrey Jennings' first film as a director, a brief overview of the British postal service.
Fri 23 Oct 20 14:00 Together 1981. Stars Kathleen Byron, John Burgess, Delena Kidd, Brian Jameson, Wally Thomas. It's the evening of Joe and Lilly's special date and Joes looking very dapper how will the evening end.
Fri 23 Oct 20 14:25 Dear Mr. Prohack 1949. Comedy. Directed by: Thornton Freeland. Stars Cecil Parker, Glynis Johns, Dirk Bogarde, Sheila Sim. When Arthur Prohack comes into a private fortune, he struggles to manage his personal finance
Fri 23 Oct 20 16:10 Next To No Time 1958. Comedy. Stars Kenneth More, Betsy Drake, Irene Handl & Sid James. Whilst on the Queen Elizabeth to New York, David must close a deal before the boat docks.
Fri 23 Oct 20 18:10 IWM: Dangerous Comment (1940) 1940. A short film warning of the dangers of 'Careless Talk' with Roland Culver and Penelope Dudley Ward, Second World War. Directed by John Paddy Carstairs.
Fri 23 Oct 20 18:25 Rockets Galore 1958. Comedy. Director: Michael Relph. Stars: Jeannie Carson, Donald Sinden, Roland Culver. Residents of a small island in the Atlantic resist their government's plan to make their home a missile base
Fri 23 Oct 20 20:25 IWM: Dustbin Parade (1942) Short animation about recycling for the war effort, Second World War by Halas and Batchelor
Fri 23 Oct 20 20:30 Bognor 1981. A Handful of Ashes. Stars: David Horovitch, Ewan Robert & Anton Phillips. The Department's informant at the kennel club fills Bognor in on the background of a case.
Fri 23 Oct 20 21:00 Van der Valk The Little Rascals. Stars Barry Foster, Meg Davies & Ronald Hines. The murder of a hippy, who achieved a cult following in Amsterdam with his comedy act, triggers a chain of events.
Fri 23 Oct 20 23:10 Red Line 7000 1965. Drama. Director: Howard Hawks. Stars: James Caan, Laura Devon, Gail Hire. The lives and passions of a stock car team are revealed against the turbulent backdrop of the professional racing world. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Sat 24 Oct 20 01:25 Man In The Mirror 1936. Drama with Edward Everett-Horton & Alastair Sim. A timid businessman, while looking into his mirror, is confronted by his alter ego. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 24 Oct 20 02:55 Rumpole of the Bailey Rumpole and the Reform of Joby Jonson. Stars: Leo McKern, Marion Mathie, Patricia Hodge. Rumpole defends a juvenile delinquent on charges of assaulting an elderly woman
Sat 24 Oct 20 04:00 Special Branch Care of Her Majesty. 1969. Stars Derren Nesbitt, Fulton Mackay, Morris Perry. A British embassy in Eastern Europe receives a coded message to say that Jordan of Special Branch would be visiting
Sat 24 Oct 20 05:00 Burke's Law 1964. Who Killed What's His Name? Directed by Don Taylor. Stars Gene Barry, Gary Conway & Regis Toomey. The elaborate robbery of a bank ends with the unprovoked shooting death of its owner.
Sat 24 Oct 20 06:00 IWM: The Breathing Space (1943) A look at the way military personnel and civilians used their spare time during the war. Stars Bill Owen
Sat 24 Oct 20 06:15 The Headless Ghost 1959. Comedy. Director Peter Graham Scott. Stars: Richard Lyon, Liliane Sottane, David Rose. Three youngsters encounter a ghost who is in limbo until he retrieves his lost head.
Sat 24 Oct 20 07:30 Bob's Your Uncle 1942. Comedy. Directed by Oswald Mitchell. Starring Albert Modley, Wally Patch, H.F.Maltby & Johnnie Schofield. British Comedy that follows the adventures of enthusiastic members of the Home Guard. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 24 Oct 20 09:00 Midnight Is a Place 1977. Episode 9. Stars: Lally Bowers, Avis Bunnage, David Collings. Lucas and Anne-Marie meet Eulalia, Lady Murgatrayd and discover why she has been hiding for so many years.
Sat 24 Oct 20 09:30 Stagecoach West House of Violence. Western with Wayne Rogers & Robert Bray, who run a stagecoach line in the Old West where they come across a wide variety of killers, robbers and ladies in distress. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 24 Oct 20 10:30 Shadows Peronik. Stars: Paul Aston, Zelah Clarke, Ann Lynn. Teenager Tom draws a poster illustrating an old legend for use as a decoration at a school costume dance. (S2, E05)
Sat 24 Oct 20 11:00 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 24 Oct 20 12:30 IWM: Shunter Blacks Night Off (1941) 1941. produced by Sydney Box. WW2 dramatised short 'based on a true' story of a shunter in a marshalling yard and his actions to save the yard and keep the trains running. Directed by Max Munden
Sat 24 Oct 20 12:40 At The Earth's Core 1976. Adventure. Directed by Kevin Connor. Stars Doug McClure, Peter Cushing, Caroline Munro & Cy Grant. A Victorian Scientist miscalculates his new machine and ends up in the Earth's core
Sat 24 Oct 20 14:30 Don Chicago 1945. Comedy. Director: Maclean Rogers. Stars: Jackie Hunter, Eddie Gray & Joyce Heron. An American gangster visits merry old England, becoming the toast of London's high society.
Sat 24 Oct 20 16:10 The Villain Still Pursued Her 1940. Comedy. Director: Edward Cline. Stars: Hugh Herbert, Anita Louise & Alan Mowbray. Turn-of-the-century melodramas are spoofed in this evocation of the charming heroine, villain and sidekick.
Sat 24 Oct 20 17:30 The Adventures of Sir Lancelot The Magic Sword. 1956. Stars William Russell, Cyril Smith & Ronald Leigh-Hunt. When he announces that Sir Lancelot's sword has magical powers, Merlin courts trouble.
Sat 24 Oct 20 18:00 Strawberry Roan 1945. Drama. Director: Maurice Elvey. Stars: William Hartnell, Carol Raye & Walter Fitzgerald. A farmer marries a city girl and tries to help her become more settled on the farm. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 24 Oct 20 19:50 Uneasy Terms 1948. Thriller. Directed by Vernon Sewell. Stars Michael Rennie, Moira Lister, Faith Brook & Patricia Goddard. A Private eye is summoned to a Colonel's country home, only to find the Colonel murdered!
Sat 24 Oct 20 21:40 The Great Gatsby 1974. Drama. Director: Jack Clayton. Stars: Robert Redford, Mia Farrow & Sam Waterston. Jay Gatsby loved spoiled, beautiful, Daisy Buchanan but lost her. Based on F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Sun 25 Oct 20 00:30 Sidney Sheldon's Bloodline 1979. Thriller. Directed by Terence Young. Stars Audrey Hepburn, Ben Gazzara, James Mason. a pharmaceutical heiress becomes the next target of an unknown killer amid the international jet set. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 25 Oct 20 01:50 Dick Powell Theatre John J Diggs. Stars Rhonda Fleming & Jack Kruschen. John J. Diggs appears to be scrounging from tourists in a Mexican town. But Margo Haley thinks there's more to him than that. (S1, EP4)
Sun 25 Oct 20 02:50 Who Were You With Last Night - Glimpses Glimpses. 1963. 'Who Were You With Last Night' with the Paramount Jazz Quartet.
Sun 25 Oct 20 02:55 Rumpole of the Bailey Rumpole and the Family Pride. Stars: Leo McKern, Marion Mathie, Abigail McKern. Rumpole defends his cousin after an old lady drowns on his estate
Sun 25 Oct 20 04:00 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
Sun 25 Oct 20 05:00 Burke's Law 1964. Who Killed Madison Cooper? Directed by Jeffrey Hayden. Stars Gene Barry, Gary Conway & Regis Toomey. A shady attorney carrying a lot of money is murdered after making a telephone call.
Sun 25 Oct 20 06:00 IWM: Streaked Lightning (1960) 1960. Doc. An RAF recruiting/propaganda film built around the image of the English Electric/BAC Lightning fighter.
Sun 25 Oct 20 06:05 Once A Thief 1935. Drama. Down on his luck inventor Roger (John Stuart) 'borrows' some money from a handbag he finds but things go wrong when a necklace from the bag goes missing. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 25 Oct 20 07:25 The Goose Steps Out 1942. Comedy. Directed by Basil Dearden and Will Hay. Stars Will Hay, Charles Hawtrey and Peter Croft. A bumbling teacher is flown to Germany to impersonate a general and obtain secret plans.
Sun 25 Oct 20 09:00 Midnight Is a Place 1977. Episode 10. Stars: Lally Bowers, David Collings, Simon Gipps-Kent & Ron Moody. Oakapple joins Lucas and Anne-Marie at the Ice House. Anne-Marie goes to work at the Mill.
Sun 25 Oct 20 09:30 Stagecoach West El Carnicero. Western with Wayne Rogers & Robert Bray, who run a stagecoach line in the Old West where they come across a wide variety of killers, robbers and ladies in distress. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 25 Oct 20 10:30 Shadows The Eye. Stars: John Sanderson, Julia Lewis, Murray Brown. A teenage girl falls under the spell of a mysterious Greek urn. (S2, E06)
Sun 25 Oct 20 11:00 Every Day Except Christmas (1957) A study of working class life, but with an affectionate appreciation of the hard-working Covent Garden market porters. Created with Walter Lassally's virtuoso 35mm cinematography.
Sun 25 Oct 20 11:45 Challenge For Robin Hood 1967. Adventure. Director C.M Pennington Richards. Stars Barrie Ingham, James Hayter & Leon Greene. Robin de Courtenay, a Norman noble, is framed by his cousin for murder and so he flees to Nottingham
Sun 25 Oct 20 13:45 Going Ape! 1981. Comedy. Director: Jeremy Joe Kronsberg. Stars: Tony Danza, Jessica Walter & Danny DeVito. Max Sabatini dies, leaving three orangutans in the care of his son, Foster, who must take care of them.
Sun 25 Oct 20 15:35 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
Sun 25 Oct 20 17:30 The Adventures of Robin Hood The Knight who Came to Dinner. 1955. Stars Richard Greene, Victor Woolf & Archie Duncan. Sir Richard of the Lea is penniless, so the outlaws lend him the money he needs to pay his debts.
Sun 25 Oct 20 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')
Sun 25 Oct 20 18:55 Funny Face 1957. Musical Romance. Directed by Stanley Donen. Stars: Audrey Hepburn, Fred Astaire & Kay Thompson. A fashion photographer asks a girl to model for him after accidentally catching her on film. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 25 Oct 20 21:00 Enemy At The Door Officers of The Law.1978. Stars: Alfred Burke, Bernard Horsfall & Emily Richard. Kluge is anxious to clamp down on the island's black-market activities and enlists the reluctant aid of police. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 25 Oct 20 22:00 Darling Lili 1970. Drama. Director: Blake Edwards. Stars: Julie Andrews, Rock Hudson & Lance Percival. Lili Smith is the singing sweetheart who the troops adore. But she's really an enemy agent with a mission. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)