Talking Pictures TV Programme Schedule

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Aug 19th - Aug 25th

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TPTV Schedule Aug 19th – Aug 25th 2019

DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Mon 19 Aug 19 06:00 It's in the Bag 1943. Directed by Herbert Mason. Sisters Gert and Daisy find out an old dress of Granny's that they have sold had £2,000 sewn into the hem. Can they get it back? Stars Elsie & Doris Waters. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 19 Aug 19 07:15 The Detectives Beyond Reasonable Doubt. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West
Mon 19 Aug 19 08:15 The Quiet Woman 1951. Crime drama directed By John Gilling and starring Derek Bond, Jane Hylton and Dora Bryan. A proprietress of a country inn becomes involved with smugglers. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 19 Aug 19 09:45 Eyewitness 1956. Drama. Directed by Muriel Box. Stars Donald Sinden, Muriel Pavlow, Belinda Lee & Michael Craig. Lucy becomes the eyewitness to a robbery at a cinema shortly before being hospitalised.
Mon 19 Aug 19 11:25 Rhythm Serenade 1943. Drama. Directed by Gordon Wellesley. Stars Vera Lynn, Peter Murray-Hill, Julien Mitchell, Jimmy Jewel & Ben Warriss. A teacher is persuaded to organise a nursery for a military factory.
Mon 19 Aug 19 13:10 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.
Mon 19 Aug 19 14:00 Scotland Yard 1954. The Mysterious Bullet. Directed by Paul Gherzo. Starring Robert Raglan, John Warwick and Christine Adrian. A ballistics expert tracks down the killer of a widow's fiance. (S1, E13)
Mon 19 Aug 19 14:35 Interlude 1968. Drama. Directed by Kevin Billington. Stars Alan Webb, Oskar Werner & Barbara Ferris. A world famous Symphony conductor is attracted to a young journalist, despite the fact he is married.
Mon 19 Aug 19 16:50 The Stable Door 1966. Directed by Pat Jackson. Stars: Harry Fowler.Jack MacGowran, Dandy Nichols. A criminal gang conspire to rob a warehouse.
Mon 19 Aug 19 17:30 Madeleine 1950. Drama. Directed by David Lean. Stars Ann Todd, Ivan Desny, Leslie Banks & Elizabeth Sellars. The true story of Madeleine Smith, a Scotswoman on trial for murder.
Mon 19 Aug 19 19:50 Glimpses of Blackpool in 1974 Student film focusing on a trip around Blackpool and surrounding areas in 1974. Starting off in Preston around the new indoor market (to be demolished soon) for new shoes before we head to the pier.
Mon 19 Aug 19 20:00 Clockwise (1986) 1986. Comedy. Director: Christopher Morahan. Stars John Cleese, Penelope Wilton & Alison Steadman. A headmaster runs his school by the clock – until one little slip destroyed his schedule.
Mon 19 Aug 19 22:00 Lytton's Diary The Ancien Regime. 1986. Stars Peter Bowles, Barbara Kellerman, Holly De Jong. The owner of the Daily News makes Lytton an offer he can't refuse… Or can he? (S2, E03)
Mon 19 Aug 19 23:00 The Mountain Men 1980. Adventure. Director: Richard Lang. Stars Charlton Heston, Brian Keith & Victoria Racimo. A pair of frontiersmen fight & guzzle liquor in their search for a legendary valley.
Mon 19 Aug 19 01:00 The Looking Glass War 1970. Action. Director: Frank R Pierson. Stars Christopher Jones, Pia Degermark & Ralph Richardson. From the John le Carre novel; a British spy sends a Polish defector to East Germany on a mission (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 19 Aug 19 03:10 Mandy 1952. Drama. Director: Alexander Mackendrick. Stars Phyllis Calvert, Jack Hawkins & Terence Morgan. A family's struggle to give their deaf daughter a better life. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 19 Aug 19 05:00 Great West End Theatres Haymarket Theatre Royal. Ian McKellen, Steven Berkoff and Martin Shaw are among the famous faces sharing their memories of the Theatre Royal Haymarket. Donald Sinden presents.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Tue 20 Aug 19 06:00 She Knows Y'Know 1962. Comedy. Director: Montgomery Tully. Stars Hylda Baker, Cyril Smith, Joan Sanderson & Alfred Burke. A young girl's sudden pregnancy unfolds dramas between two families. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 20 Aug 19 07:30 The Detectives Hit And Miss. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West
Tue 20 Aug 19 08:30 Stock Car 1955. Drama. After the death of her father while motor racing, the daughter (Rona Anderson) is dissuaded from selling his garage by fellow racer Larry (Paul Carpenter) who helps her run the garage (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 20 Aug 19 09:50 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)
Tue 20 Aug 19 12:00 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 Aug 19 14:00 Scotland Yard 1955. Murder Anonymous. Directed by Ken Hughes. Starring Peter Arne, Ewen Solon and Jill Bennett. An inspector sets out to prove that a blind man murdered his wife's lover. (S1, E14)
Tue 20 Aug 19 14:35 Fighting Man of the Plains 1949. Western. Stars Randolph Scott, Bill Williams & Victor Jory. Jim Dancer, one of Quantrill's Raiders, stages attacks on Kansas on behalf of the fallen Confederacy.
Tue 20 Aug 19 16:30 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 20 Aug 19 18:10 Cairo Road 1950. Drama. Director: David Macdonald. Stars Eric Portman, Laurence Harvey & Maria Mauban. The Egyptian narcotics bureau unit investigate the murder of a rich colonel.
Tue 20 Aug 19 20:00 Yesterday's Enemy 1959. War. Director: Val Guest. Stars Stanley Baker, Guy Rolfe, Gordon Jackson & Leo McKern. During the Japanese invasion of Burma, the remnant of a British Army Brigade HQ escapes through the jungle.
Tue 20 Aug 19 22:00 Lytton's Diary The Miracle Man. 1986. Stars Peter Bowles, Barbara Kellerman, Holly De Jong. It seems like everyone's telling Lytton what to do, but he prefers to focus on a faith-healer evangelist instead. (S2, E04)
Tue 20 Aug 19 23:00 Impulse (1984) 1984. Horror. Directed by Graham Baker. Stars Tim Matheson, Meg Tilly & Hume Cronyn. After an earthquake in a rural town, the local citizens start to exhibit bizarre & violent behaviour.
Tue 20 Aug 19 00:50 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.
Tue 20 Aug 19 03:00 The Admirable Crichton 1957. Comedy. Directed by Lewis Gilbert. Stars Kenneth More, Diane Cilento, Cecil Parker & Sally Ann Howes. A Lord, his family and servants are stranded on an Island where class is rendered redundant. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 20 Aug 19 05:00 Great West End Theatres Palace Theatre. Donald Sinden is joined by stage stars Anthony Andrews, Michael Ball and Simon Callow, and heads backstage at the Palace Theatre, exploring the history of the West End venue.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Wed 21 Aug 19 06:00 Pit of Darkness 1961. Crime drama. A partner of a safe making firm is found unconscious on a bomb site. A large safe his company installed has been robbed. Starring William Franklyn and Nigel Green. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 21 Aug 19 07:35 The Detectives Song Of A Guilty Heart. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West
Wed 21 Aug 19 08:35 1920s Chester – Glimpses charming footage of Chester in the 20s, professionally shot of an era long gone.
Wed 21 Aug 19 08:40 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 21 Aug 19 10:20 The Captain's Paradise 1953. Comedy. Directed by Anthony Kimmins. Stars Alec Guinness, Yvonne De Carlo, Celia Johnson & Miles Malleson. The Captain of a ferry boat between Gibraltar & Morocco has a woman in each port.
Wed 21 Aug 19 12:05 A Day Out In London Glimpses: Amateur footage of well-known London landmarks; Eros, Trafalgar Square and outside Buckingham Palace.
Wed 21 Aug 19 12:10 Train of Events 1949. Drama. Directed by Sidney Cole, Charles Crichton and Basil Dearden. Starring Jack Warner, Susan Shaw and Gladys Henson. A train disaster is told as four short stories
Wed 21 Aug 19 14:00 Scotland Yard 1956. The Wall of Death. Directed by Montgomery Tully. Starring Cyril Chamberlain, Vernon Greeves and Vanda Godsell. A murder at a fairground proves a puzzling case for the police. (S1, E15)
Wed 21 Aug 19 14:35 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)
Wed 21 Aug 19 16:25 Will You Stop 1937. Comedy. Directed by William Watson. Stars Tim Ryan, Irene Ryan & Hugh Cameron. Tim has written a skit about Antony and Cleopatra for the department store's annual employee show.
Wed 21 Aug 19 16:45 Jassy 1947. Drama. Director: Bernard Knowles. Stars Margaret Lockwood, Patricia Roc & Dennis Price. During the 17th century, Jassy is believed to be a witch after receiving visions of approaching disasters.
Wed 21 Aug 19 18:45 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.
Wed 21 Aug 19 20:15 Madness of the Heart 1949. Drama. Directed by Charles Bennett. Stars Margaret Lockwood, Paul Dupuis, Kathleen Byron & Maxwell Reed. Lydia Garth's romance is plagued by her complaint of recurring spells of blurred vision.
Wed 21 Aug 19 22:00 Lytton's Diary National Hero. 1986. Stars Peter Bowles, Barbara Kellerman, Holly De Jong. The new editor hires a trendy young reporter for the diary, but Lytton's own interests are stuck firmly in the past (S2, E05)
Wed 21 Aug 19 23:00 Bunny Lake Is Missing 1965. Mystery. Director: Otto Preminger. Stars Keir Dullea, Carol Lynley & Laurence Olivier. A woman reports that her young daughter is missing, but there seems to be no evidence that she ever existed (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 21 Aug 19 01:10 The Rake's Progress 1945. Drama. Directed by Sidney Gilliat. Stars Rex Harrison, Jean Kent & Lilli Palmer. A young Englishman flunks out of Oxford & decides to use his considerable charm to achieve his goals.
Wed 21 Aug 19 03:30 Silent Dust 1949. Drama. Director: Lance Comfort. Stars Stephen Murray, Beatrice Campbell & George Woodbridge. A wealthy blind man is determined to build a cricket pavilion as a memorial to his dead veteran son
Wed 21 Aug 19 05:10 Shoulder Arms 1918. Comedy. Directed by Charles Chaplin. Stars Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance & Syd Chaplin. Charlie is a boot camp private, with a dream of being a hero, who goes on a daring mission.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Thu 22 Aug 19 06:00 The Hostage 1956. Drama. A South American revolutionary is facing death for murder but the President's daughter in London is taken hostage. Starring Ron Randell. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 22 Aug 19 07:30 The Detectives Escort. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West
Thu 22 Aug 19 08:30 Beyond the Curtain 1960. Drama. Directed by Compton Bennett. Starring Richard Greene, Eva Bartok and Marius Goring. East German refugee Karen finds herself back at home when the flight she works on is forced down. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 22 Aug 19 10:15 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.
Thu 22 Aug 19 12:00 Battle of the V1 1958. War. Director: Vernon Sewell. Stars Michael Rennie, Patricia Medina & Christopher Lee. Polish Resistance discover a mysterious pilot-less plane. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 22 Aug 19 14:00 Rooms Angela and Lionel Pt1. Stars Joanna Dunham, Rhoda Lewis, Tenniel Evans. Recently separated from their respective spouses, Angela and Lionel are in the same boat, like feathers in the night.
Thu 22 Aug 19 14:30 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.
Thu 22 Aug 19 16:30 Ramrod 1947. Western. Connie Dickson (Veronica Lake) plans to marry a sheep rancher, but her father teams up with land baron Frank Ivey to drive the man out of town. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 22 Aug 19 18:20 Portrait of Alison 1955. Crime. Director: Guy Green. Stars Robert Beatty, Terry Moore, William Sylvester. A Francis Durbridge story. A painter is commissioned to paint a portrait of a girl killed in Italy.
Thu 22 Aug 19 20:00 Wanted For Murder 1946. Drama. Directed by Lawrence Huntington. Starring Eric Portman, Dulcie Gray, Derek Farr & Roland Culver. The son of a Victorian hangman is driven insane by thoughts of his father's profession… (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 22 Aug 19 22:00 Lytton's Diary What a Wonderful World. 1986. Stars Peter Bowles, Barbara Kellerman & Holly De Jong. An beauty competition offers Lytton a little in the way of a story, until sabotage enters the fray. (S2, E06)
Thu 22 Aug 19 23:00 The Innocents 1961. Horror. Director: Jack Clayton. Stars Deborah Kerr, Michael Redgrave, Pamela Franklin & Peter Wyngarde. A Governess believes ghosts are causing the children's bizarre behaviour.
Thu 22 Aug 19 01:00 The Black Rose 1950. Adventure. Director: Henry Hathaway. Stars Tyrone Power, Orson Welles, Jack Hawkins & Cecile Aubry. An exiled English nobleman travels to Asia in search of riches and stumbles into romance. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 22 Aug 19 03:20 Vicious Circle 1957. Thriller. Director: Gerald Thomas. Stars John Mills, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Lionel Jeffries & Noelle Middleton. Howard finds himself in a predicament after he finds an actress murdered in his flat.
Thu 22 Aug 19 05:00 Saints & Sinners 1965. Dear George, The Siamese Cat is Missing. Human stories uncovered by the reporters of the New York City 'Record' newspaper. (S1, E1)
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Fri 23 Aug 19 06:00 The Delavine Affair 1955. Crime drama starring Peter Reynolds, Honor Blackman and Gordon Jackson. The death of a local man leads a local reporter to seek his killer. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 23 Aug 19 07:15 The Detectives Queen Of Craven Point. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West
Fri 23 Aug 19 08:15 Wedding Of Lilli Marlene 1953. War Time Drama. Lilli will not marry her love, an American reporter, until she becomes a star. Starring Lisa Daniely, Hugh McDermott and Sid James. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 23 Aug 19 10:00 The Big Trail 1930. Western. Director: Raoul Walsh. Stars John Wayne, Marguerite Churchill & Tyrone Power Sr. Breck Coleman agrees to lead & protect pioneers trying to make their way on the treacherous Oregon Trail
Fri 23 Aug 19 12:25 Circle of Danger 1951. Drama. Directed by Jacques Tourneur. Stars Ray Milland, Patricia Roc & Marius Goring. An American in England finds the truth behind his brother's death in occupied France.
Fri 23 Aug 19 14:00 Rooms Angela and Lionel Pt2. Stars Joanna Dunham, Ray Brooks, Tenniel Evans. Lionel not only accepts his newfound freedom but is determined to make the most of it.
Fri 23 Aug 19 14:30 Guilt Is My Shadow 1950. Drama. Directed by Roy Kellino. Stars Patrick Holt, Elizabeth Sellars and Peter Reynolds. A farmer is enjoying an idyllic life in Devon, until his nephew arrives on the run from the police.
Fri 23 Aug 19 16:15 Make Mine Mink 1960. Comedy. Director: Robert Asher. Stars Terry-Thomas, Billie Whitelaw, Athene Seyler & Hattie Jacques. Boarding house residents find new excitement in life by stealing mink coats. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 23 Aug 19 18:15 Cage Of Gold 1950. Drama. Directed by Basil Dearden. Stars Jean Simmons, David Farrar, James Donald, Herbert Lom & Bernard Lee. A young widowed bride receives an unexpected visit when she remarries.
Fri 23 Aug 19 20:00 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.
Fri 23 Aug 19 22:10 The Legend of Hell House 1973. Horror. Director: John Hough. Stars Roddy McDowall, Gayle Hunnicutt & Pamela Franklin. A psychiatrist and his wife take mediums into the Belasco House, which is haunted by its past victims (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 23 Aug 19 00:00 Sudden Fear 1952. Drama. Directed by David Miller. Stars Joan Crawford, Jack Palance, Gloria Grahame & Bruce Bennett. After an actor marries a rich playwright, he plots with his mistress how to get rid of her. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 23 Aug 19 02:15 Port of New York 1949. Drama. Directed by Laslo Benedek. Stars Scott Brady, Yul Brynner & Richard Rober. Two narcotics agents go after murderous drug dealers who use the New York harbor to smuggle in their contraband. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 23 Aug 19 03:55 Two Way Stretch 1960. Comedy. Directed by Robert Day. Stars Peter Sellers, David Lodge & Bernard Cribbins. Dodger Lane intends to break out of prison, steal a fortune in diamonds, and break back into prison.
Fri 23 Aug 19 05:40 BFI: Juno Helps Out 1953. Family. CFF. Director: William C. Hammond. When two school kids step in to try and help their peaky mum with the housework, family dog Juno (Trained by Barbara Woodhouse) is enlisted too.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Sat 24 Aug 19 06:00 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 Aug 19 07:30 Hawkeye False Witness. 1957. Directed by Sam Newfield. Stars John Hart, Lon Chaney Jr & Rodney Bunker. Army payroll messengers are found dead, murdered by a gang of bandits. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 24 Aug 19 08:00 The Strange World Of Planet X 1958. Sci-fi. A British laboratory studying magnetic fields is warned by a cosmic visitor of the dangers in their experiments. Starring Forrest Tucker and Martin Benson. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 24 Aug 19 09:30 Witness In The Dark 1959. Drama. A burglar murders an old woman but a blind girl 'witnesses' the robber as he flees. Stars Patricia Dainton, Conrad Phillips, Nigel Green & Richard O'Sullivan (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 24 Aug 19 10:45 Inquest 1940. Drama directed by Roy Boulting. A young widow accused of murder is defended by a distinguished QC. Stars Elizabeth Allan.
Sat 24 Aug 19 12:00 Flockton Flyer 1977. Drama. Director: Collin Nutley. Stars David Neal & Peter Duncan. After being evicted from the family car-repair business, the Carters get involved in the re-opening of the Flockton Railway. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 24 Aug 19 12:30 The Two-Headed Spy 1958. Drama. Directed by Andre De Toth. Stars Jack Hawkins, Gia Scala & Erik Schumann. A British spy disguises himself as a Nazi to infiltrate the Gestapo and sabotage the war effort.
Sat 24 Aug 19 14:30 Bonnie Prince Charlie 1948. Bio. Directors: Anthony Kimmins. Stars: David Niven, Margaret Leighton, Morland Graham. In the Jacobite Rising, Bonnie Prince Charlie leads a rebellion to restore his family to the throne.
Sat 24 Aug 19 16:45 Bless This House 1972. Comedy. Directed by Gerald Thomas. Stars Sidney James, Diana Coupland & Sally Geeson. Middle-aged homeowner, Sid Abbot, just wants to get on with building his illegal whisky still. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 24 Aug 19 18:30 Above Us The Waves 1955. War Drama. Director: Ralph Thomas. Stars John Gregson, John Mills & Donald Sinden. War Drama about the British attack on the German battleship 'Tirpitz' in a Norwegian fjord during World War II.
Sat 24 Aug 19 20:30 Guns of Darkness 1962. Drama. Directed by Anthony Asquith. Stars Leslie Caron, David Niven & James Robertson Justice. An English couple and a deposed ruler head for the border during a South American revolution.
Sat 24 Aug 19 22:35 Songwriter 1984. Drama. Director: Alan Rudolph. Stars Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson & Melinda Dillon. Doc Jenkins is a songwriter who tries to leave his singing roots but he gets mixed up in a bad deal. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 24 Aug 19 00:30 Billy Liar 1963. Comedy. Director: John Schlesinger. Starring Tom Courtenay, Julie Christie & Wilfred Pickles. A lazy, irresponsible young clerk in provincial Northern England lives in his own fantasy.
Sat 24 Aug 19 02:30 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.
Sat 24 Aug 19 04:15 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)
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Sun 25 Aug 19 06:00 The Golden Disc 1958. Pop drama starring Lee Patterson, Mary Steele, Terry Dene & Linda Gray. A young pop composer and singer opens a coffee bar. They are joined by budding singer Terry Dene as himself. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 25 Aug 19 07:35 Hawkeye Powder Keg. 1957. Directed by Sam Newfield. Stars John Hart, Lon Chaney Jr & Bill Walker. Fur trader McKenzie initiates a war between the Hurons and the nearby settlement. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 25 Aug 19 08:05 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)
Sun 25 Aug 19 09:45 The Huggetts Abroad 1949. Comedy. Directed by Ken Annakin. Stars Jack Warner, Kathleen Harrison & Dinah Sheridan. When Jimmy gets work in South Africa, the family decide to all go with Jimmy and travel there by truck. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 25 Aug 19 11:30 Shadows Optical Illusion. Stars: Richard Willis, Susan Parriss, Pauline Quirke. Three teen-agers tour a spooky old Tudor mansion just before it's about to close for the night. (S1, E05)
Sun 25 Aug 19 12:00 Flockton Flyer 1977. Drama. Director: Collin Nutley. Stars David Neal & Peter Duncan. After being evicted from the family car-repair business, the Carters get involved in the re-opening of the Flockton Railway. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 25 Aug 19 12:30 Hindle Wakes 1952. Drama starring Leslie Dwyer and Lisa Daniely. Successful remake of one of the earliest British talkies. Set in the Hindle, two mill workers take off to Blackpool for the 'Wakes' holiday. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 25 Aug 19 14:15 Adventures of Captain Fabian 1951. Drama. Director: William Marshall. Stars Errol Flynn, Micheline Presle, Vincent Price. Lea is accused of murder, Captain Fabian rescues her, but becomes deceived by Lea's flirtatious ways.
Sun 25 Aug 19 16:25 Hanover Street 1979. Drama. Director: Peter Hyams. Stars Harrison Ford, Lesley-Anne Down & Christopher Plummer. Things complicate when Margret falls for an American pilot during WW2, whilst married to a secret agent
Sun 25 Aug 19 18:30 For the Love of Ada The Mortgage. Stars: Wilfred Pickles, Irene Handl & Jack Smethurst. Ada and Walter hear of a flat available for rent not too far from the church or from Leslie and Ruth's (S3, E07)
Sun 25 Aug 19 19:00 Dreaming 1944. Comedy. Directed by John Baxter. Stars Bud Flanagan, Chesney Allen & Hazel Court. Join Bud Flanagan & Ches Allen in a series of adventures and a magical medley of the duo's best musical numbers!
Sun 25 Aug 19 20:35 Six Candles Made in 1960 by the British Insurance Association, this short film warns of the dangers of driving a motorcar.
Sun 25 Aug 19 21:00 The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes The Ripening Rubies. Stars: Robert Lang, Moira Redmond, Lally Bowers. An ex-con makes a rookie mistake-trying to sell a stolen ruby necklace back to the craftsman who made it.
Sun 25 Aug 19 22:00 Remember My Name 1978. Drama. Director: Alan Rudolph. Stars: Geraldine Chaplin, Anthony Perkins & Moses Gunn. Just released from prison, a woman arrives in town to start a new life. Soon starting trouble.
Sun 25 Aug 19 00:00 White Water Summer 1987. Adventure. Director: Jeff Bleckner. Stars Kevin Bacon, Sean Astin & Jonathan Ward. A wilderness guide leads a group of teenagers on their first outdoor adventure. But tragedy strikes
Sun 25 Aug 19 01:50 The Pursuers 1961. Drama. Directed by Godfrey Grayson. Stars Cyril Shaps, Francis Matthews, Susan Denny & Sheldon Lawrence. Concentration camp prisoners form an underground network to hunt Nazi leaders.
Sun 25 Aug 19 03:05 Meet Mr Lucifer 1953. Comedy. Director: Anthony Pelissier. Starring Stanley Holloway, Peggy Cummins & Jack Watling. A television given as a retirement present is sold on to different houses, causing misery each time
Sun 25 Aug 19 04:45 Murder At 3am 1953. Crime drama directed by Francis Searle and starring Dennis Price, Philip Saville and Peggy Evans. A serial killer on the loose makes a habit of murdering women on the street at precisely 3am.

Aug 26th - Sept 1st

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TPTV Schedule Aug 26th – Sept 1st 2019

DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Mon 26 Aug 19 06:00 Gorgo 1961. Sci-Fi. An undersea earthquake causes some sea-monsters to surface. Gorgo is captured and is taken to be displayed in London, but Gorgo's mother is looking for her baby. Starring Bill Travers. (SUBTTLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 26 Aug 19 07:35 Kent in the 1970s – Glimpses Made in 1976 we look at the architecture of Kent along with its styles, shops, high streets. Featuring superb aerial shots and a very young Prince Charles himself stars in this fascinating documentary
Mon 26 Aug 19 07:55 The Detectives Act Of God. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West
Mon 26 Aug 19 08:55 The Honey Blossom Trail Directed by Shan Benson. A charming 1950s documentary on the bee keepers of the Australian outback, who are constantly on the move.
Mon 26 Aug 19 09:10 Naked Fury 1959. After a robbery during which the night-watchman is killed, the robbers take his daughter hostage. Stars Kenneth Cope & Reed de Rouen. (SUBTTLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 26 Aug 19 10:25 Hand in Hand 1962. Drama. Director: Philip Leacock. Stars John Gregson, Sybil Thorndike & Loretta Parry. A Roman Catholic boy and a Jewish girl become best friends despite the prejudice that surrounds them.
Mon 26 Aug 19 12:00 The Fallen Idol 1948. Thriller. Directed by Carol Reed. Starring Ralph Richardson, Michele Morgan and Jack Hawkins. A butler working in a foreign embassy in London falls under suspicion when his wife dies. (SUBTTLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 26 Aug 19 14:00 Scotland Yard 1956. The Case of the River Morgue. Directed by Montgomery Tully. Starring Hugh Moxey, Gordon Needham and Jane Welsh. The police are summoned when a dead body is stolen. (S1, E16)
Mon 26 Aug 19 14:35 The Wrong Arm Of the Law 1963. Comedy. Director: Cliff Owen. Stars Peter Sellers, Lionel Jeffries, Bernard Cribbins & Nanette Newman. A gangster learns of a traitor in his midst and makes a deal with the police
Mon 26 Aug 19 16:25 Helford Oysters A day in the life of an oyster farmer in Helford, Cornwall in the late 1950s. From the beds to the Morris van and everything in between, Oyster fishing on the Helford River dates from the 12th century
Mon 26 Aug 19 16:35 The Long Arm 1956. Drama. Directed by Charles Frend. Stars Jack Hawkins, John Stratton, Dorothy Alison & Michael Brooke. The sleuths of Scotland Yard try to solve a series of burglaries.
Mon 26 Aug 19 18:35 The Great Steam Fair 1964 A record of the 1964 Steam Fair held at White Waltham, Berks. Many famous pieces such as organs, traction engines and roundabouts were exhibited.
Mon 26 Aug 19 18:55 The 39 Steps 1978. Crime. Director: Don Sharp. Stars Robert Powell, Karen Dotrice, David Warner, John Mills & Timothy West. An engineer attempts to prevent Prussian agents from executing a political assassination.
Mon 26 Aug 19 21:00 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.
Mon 26 Aug 19 22:00 Riddle Of The Sands 1978. Adventure. Director: Tony Maylam. Stars Michael York, Jenny Agutter & Simon MacCorkindale. Set in 1901, a pair of British yachtsmen discover a German plot to invade England.
Mon 26 Aug 19 00:05 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 26 Aug 19 02:10 His Excellency 1952. Comedy. Directed by Robert Hamer. Stars Eric Portman, Cecil Parker, Helen Cherry & Susan Stephen. A former trade union leader is sent to become the Governor of a Mediterranean island.
Mon 26 Aug 19 03:50 Eyewitness 1956. Drama. Directed by Muriel Box. Stars Donald Sinden, Muriel Pavlow, Belinda Lee & Michael Craig. Lucy becomes the eyewitness to a robbery at a cinema shortly before being hospitalised.
Mon 26 Aug 19 05:35 British Trade & Industry- Glimpses 1949. Factual. Director: Ronald Craigen. Remarkable footage of the British Trade & Industry in London & Newcastle in the late 40's.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Tue 27 Aug 19 06:00 Port of Escape 1956. Crime drama directed by Anthony Young. Two men on the run hide out in a Thames boat and take the woman owner hostage. Starring Bill Kerr, Googie Withers and Joan Hickson. (SUBTTLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 27 Aug 19 07:35 The Detectives Point Of No Return. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West
Tue 27 Aug 19 08:35 Paul Temple's Triumph 1950. Nettlefold Films production directed by Maclean Rogers and starring John Bentley & Dinah Sheridan. Paul Temple is on the hunt for a kidnapped scientist who's invented a secret formula. (SUBTTLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 27 Aug 19 10:10 April Love 1957. Drama. Directed by Henry Levin. Stars Pat Boone, Shirley Jones, Dolores Michaels & Arthur O'Connell. A city boy moves to a Kentucky horse farm, where he courts a neighbour and races a sulky. (SUBTTLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 27 Aug 19 12:15 Albert R.N. 1953. Directed by Lewis Gilbert. Starring Jack Warner, Robert Beatty and Anthony Steel. With the help of a life-like dummy, Allied forces are escaping a POW camp. Based on a true story.
Tue 27 Aug 19 14:00 Scotland Yard 1956. Destination Death. Director: Montgomery Tully. Stars Russell Napier, Paula Byrne and Melissa Stribling. A body at a London airport, and a flask of poison leads Scotland Yard to Lisbon. (S1, E17)
Tue 27 Aug 19 14:40 A Tale Of Two Cities 1958. Drama. Directed by Ralph Thomas. Stars Dirk Bogarde, Dorothy Tutin, Cecil Parker & Stephen Murray. During the French Revolution, Lucie Manette falls in love with a duplicitous Englishman. (SUBTTLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 27 Aug 19 17:00 Passage Home 1955. Drama. Director: Roy Ward Baker. Starring: Peter Finch, Diane Cilento and Anthony Steel. A young woman comes to regret her rescue from a difficult situation in South America.
Tue 27 Aug 19 19:00 Very Important Person 1961. Comedy. Directed by Ken Annakin. Stars James Robertson Justice, Leslie Phillips, Stanley Baxter & Eric Sykes. British POWs find their new acerbic fellow prisoner is a key officer who must escape
Tue 27 Aug 19 21:00 Gideon's Way State Visit. Directed by John Moxey. Stars John Gregson, Alfie Bass, Gerald Harper, David Lodge & Julian Holloway. Enough nitro-glycerine to kill hundreds is acquired at a parade in Whitehall.
Tue 27 Aug 19 22:00 Guns of Darkness 1962. Drama. Directed by Anthony Asquith. Stars Leslie Caron, David Niven & James Robertson Justice. An English couple and a deposed ruler head for the border during a South American revolution.
Tue 27 Aug 19 00:05 Cosh Boy 1953. Drama. Director: Lewis Gilbert. Stars James Kenney, Hermione Baddeley, Joan Collins & Hermione Gingold. In post WW2 London, Roy and his gang drift into more and more serious offences.
Tue 27 Aug 19 01:40 Indiscretion of an American Wife 1953. Drama. Directed by Vittorio De Sica. Stars Jennifer Jones, Montgomery Clift & Richard Beymer. A married woman gets into an affair in Rome and is torn between her old life and new romance.
Tue 27 Aug 19 02:55 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.
Tue 27 Aug 19 04:40 Gone to the Dogs George Wallace, Lois Green & John Dobbie star in this great 1939 Comedy where a disaster-prone zoo attendant discovers a substance that accelerates motion, enabling his greyhound to run faster.
Tue 27 Aug 19 05:55 London's Nine Elms Locomotive Shed in 1960 Glimpses: Filmed in the 1960s. A brief glimpse at the famous Nine Elms depot – just seven years before it closed for good. Excellent shots of steam trains.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Wed 28 Aug 19 06:00 I'll Turn To You 1946. Starring Irene Handl. A returning soldier finds readjusting to married life and civvy street very difficult. Stars Don Stannard & Terry Randall. (SUBTTLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 28 Aug 19 07:55 The Detectives Crossed Wires. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West
Wed 28 Aug 19 08:55 Camera Magic 1947. A rarity from Castle Films when Eugene Castle was presumed to be in charge of operations. An insight behind the scenes of the 'magic making' of films and many 'tricks of the trade'.
Wed 28 Aug 19 09:05 Serena 1962. Drama. Directed by Peter Maxwell. Starring Patrick Holt, Emrys Jones & Honor Blackman. An inspector strives to solve the mystery of an artist's dead wife. The artist becomes the main suspect. (SUBTTLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 28 Aug 19 10:20 A Hill in Korea 1956. War. Directed by Julian Amyes. Starring George Baker, Stanley Baker & Michael Caine in his first credited film role. In the Korean war, British soldiers try to fight their way back to safety.
Wed 28 Aug 19 12:00 The Ukulele Man A 'lost' compilation short film of some of George Formby's famous songs, including 'The Ukulele Man'.
Wed 28 Aug 19 12:15 Barnacle Bill 1957. Comedy. Directed by Charles Frend. Stars Alec Guinness, Harry Locke, Frederick Piper & Donald Pleasence. A seasick sea captain commands an amusement pier despite local opposition. (SUBTTLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 28 Aug 19 14:00 Scotland Yard 1956. Person Unknown. Directed by Montgomery Tully. Starring Russell Napier, Edward Cast and Alan Robinson. A Polish spy changed places with a would-be assassin. (S1, E18)
Wed 28 Aug 19 14:35 Street Corner 1953. Drama. Directed by Muriel Box. Stars Peggy Cummins, Anne Crawford, Rosamund John & Terence Morgan. A pseudo-docu-drama with an emphasis on the daily work and routine of female police.
Wed 28 Aug 19 16:30 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.
Wed 28 Aug 19 18:10 Do You Know This Voice 1964. Drama. Directed by Frank Nesbitt. Stars Dan Duryea, Isa Miranda, Gwen Watford & Peter Madden. In this great murder mystery, the only clue to the killer's identity is his shoes!
Wed 28 Aug 19 19:45 Indiscretion of an American Wife 1953. Drama. Directed by Vittorio De Sica. Stars Jennifer Jones, Montgomery Clift & Richard Beymer. A married woman gets into an affair in Rome and is torn between her old life and new romance.
Wed 28 Aug 19 21:00 Widows Episode 1. 1983. Stars: Ann Mitchell, Maureen O'Farrell, Fiona Hendley. After a fatal accident during a raid, Dolly Rawlins contacts the fellow widows of her deceased husband's gang.
Wed 28 Aug 19 22:00 Machine Gun McCain 1969. Crime. Director: Giuliano Montaldo. Stars: John Cassavetes, Britt Ekland & Peter Falk. A paroled armed robber and his son plan a Las Vegas casino heist.
Wed 28 Aug 19 00:00 They Can't Hang Me 1955. Drama. Director: Val Guest. Stars Terence Morgan, Yolande Donlan & Anthony Oliver. A senior civil servant is condemned to hang for murder but he claims to have top secret security information.
Wed 28 Aug 19 01:30 Shadow Of The Eagle 1950. Drama. Director: Sidney Salkow. Stars Richard Greene, Valentina Cortese & Greta Gynt. During the eighteenth century the Empress of Russia sends her lover to kidnap her rival for the throne.
Wed 28 Aug 19 03:20 Derby Day 1952. Drama. Directed by Herbert Wilcox. Stars Anna Neagle, Michael Wilding, Googie Withers & John McCallum. On the morning of the Epsom Derby, a disparate group of people prepare to go to the races. (SUBTTLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 28 Aug 19 05:00 The Rogues Grave Doubts. 1965. Gig Young, David Niven and Charles Boyer are The Rogues, members of two related families of international forgers and conmen.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Thu 29 Aug 19 06:00 Story of Shirley Yorke 1948. Drama. Director: Maclean Rogers. Stars Dinah Sheridan, Derek Farr & John Robinson. Nurse Yorke assists her boss, Dr Napier, who is able of effecting a new treatment on the ailing wife of a Lord (SUBTTLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 29 Aug 19 07:50 The Detectives Night On The Town. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West
Thu 29 Aug 19 08:50 Murder on Campus 1961. Crime drama directed by Michael Winner and starring Terence Longden, Donald Gray and Diane Clare. A reporter learns that his brother, a student at Cambridge, has killed himself or so it seems. (SUBTTLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 29 Aug 19 10:05 Mr. Peabody and the Mermaid 1948. Comedy. Arthur Peabody (William Powell) undergoes a mid-life crisis. Peabody goes on vacation with his wife Polly (Irene Hervey), but he is seduced by a beautiful mermaid played by Ann Blyth.
Thu 29 Aug 19 11:35 London Airport, early 1960s – Glimpses Glimpses: Made in early 60s. A day In the life of the 'London' Airport. The Passengers, the 'Wavers-goodbye', the Airport Staff, the Pilots, the Cleaning Staff and those left behind…
Thu 29 Aug 19 12:00 Holiday Camp 1947. Adventure. Director: Ken Annakin. Stars Jack Warner, Kathleen Harrison, Flora Robson, Dennis Price. The Huggett family meet criminals, runaways, spinsters, and other unlikely holiday makers.
Thu 29 Aug 19 14:00 Rooms Gertrude and Tim Pt1. Stars Madeline Hinde, Sylvia Kay, Bryan Marshall. Can the romance survive between Gertrude and Tim when confined to one small room?
Thu 29 Aug 19 14:30 Guilt Is My Shadow 1950. Drama. Directed by Roy Kellino. Stars Patrick Holt, Elizabeth Sellars and Peter Reynolds. A farmer is enjoying an idyllic life in Devon, until his nephew arrives on the run from the police.
Thu 29 Aug 19 16:15 Top of the Bill 1971. Lost Documentary feature about the great days of variety with Ben Warriss, Davey Kaye, Sally Barnes, Peter Cavanagh, Ken Goodwin & more.
Thu 29 Aug 19 17:20 A Boy, a Girl and a Bike 1949. Comedy. Director: Ralph Smart. Stars John McCallum, Honor Blackman, Diana Dors & Patrick Holt. A bike club invites new members to join who will soon be mixed into a world of illegal dealings.
Thu 29 Aug 19 19:10 The Duke Wore Jeans 1958. Musical Comedy. Directed by Gerald Thomas. Stars Tommy Steele, June Laverick, Michael Medwin. A Cockney lad who looks just like a local duke is sent in the duke's place to woo a rich princess.
Thu 29 Aug 19 21:00 The Human Jungle The Vacant Chair. 1963. Stars Herbert Lom. When a managing director dies during a meeting, two men immediately compete for the position. Guest stars Lloyd Lamble and Hazel Hughes. (S1, E1)
Thu 29 Aug 19 22:00 Hard Times 1975. Crime. Director: Walter Hill. Stars Charles Bronson, James Coburn & Jill Ireland. A depression era streetfighter joins with a promoter of no-holds-barred street boxing bouts in New Orleans. (SUBTTLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 29 Aug 19 00:00 Hanover Street 1979. Drama. Director: Peter Hyams. Stars Harrison Ford, Lesley-Anne Down & Christopher Plummer. Things complicate when Margret falls for an American pilot during WW2, whilst married to a secret agent
Thu 29 Aug 19 02:10 Forbidden Cargo 1954. Drama. Directed by Harold French. Starring: Jack Warner, Nigel Patrick, Elizabeth Sellars and Terence Morgan. Narcotics agent Michael Kenyon receives a tip about a drug smuggling operation. (SUBTTLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 29 Aug 19 03:55 Nine Men 1943. War. Director: Harry Watt. Stars Gordon Jackson, Jack Lambert & Frederick Piper. British soldiers are attacked when travelling across the desolate wastes of WW2 Libya in this Ealing Studios film
Thu 29 Aug 19 05:10 London Docks & The River Thames 1950 – Glimpses Circa 1950. See The River Thames and the port of London, the work of the Thames navigational servers, shipping co-ordination centre and inside the ops rooms controlling the boats all over The Thames.
Thu 29 Aug 19 05:20 The Stable Door 1966. Directed by Pat Jackson. Stars: Harry Fowler.Jack MacGowran, Dandy Nichols. A criminal gang conspire to rob a warehouse.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Fri 30 Aug 19 06:00 Double Confession 1950. Drama. Starring Derek Farr, Joan Hopkins & Peter Lorre. Farr visits his ex-wife only to find her murdered. In his attempts to find the killer he meets gang boss William Hartnell.
Fri 30 Aug 19 07:45 The Detectives Pandora's Box. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West
Fri 30 Aug 19 08:45 We'll Meet Again 1943. Musical. Directed by Philip Brandon. Stars Vera Lynn, Patricia Roc & Donald Gray. A young dancer trying to make it in London during World War II discovers that people also like her singing voice
Fri 30 Aug 19 10:30 Great Day In The Morning 1956. Western. A gambler wins a hotel in a card game but finds himself involved with women and the start of the civil war. Starring Robert Stack, Virginia Mayo & Ruth Roman.
Fri 30 Aug 19 12:15 Watch Your Stern 1960. Comedy. Directed by Gerald Thomas. Starring Kenneth Connor, Eric Barker, Joan Sims and Leslie Phillips. Details of a secret torpedo are ruined when the Admiral needs to present the plans.
Fri 30 Aug 19 14:00 Rooms Gertrude and Tim Pt2. Stars Madeline Hinde, Sylvia Kay, Bryan Marshall. London can be very hard, especially to dreamers.
Fri 30 Aug 19 14:30 Last Holiday 1950. Drama. Directed by Henry Cass. Stars Alec Guinness, Beatrice Campbell & Kay Walsh. A salesman who learns he has months to live cashes in his savings to live in a fancy hotel.
Fri 30 Aug 19 16:15 Time Lock 1957. Adventure. Director: Gerald Thomas. Stars Robert Beatty, Betty McDowall & Vincent Winter. It's a race against time to save six-year old, Stephen, after he locks himself in a time locked vault.
Fri 30 Aug 19 17:45 Clash By Night 1963. Drama. Directed by Montgomery Tully. Starring Terence Longdon, Jennifer Jayne & Harry Fowler. A prison bus enroute to jail is hijacked by a gang determined to free their leader. (SUBTTLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 30 Aug 19 19:15 The Card 1952. Comedy. Director: Ronald Neame. Stars Alec Guinness, Glynis Johns & Valerie Hobson. A charming man finds ways to raise through the ranks in business and social standing, some honest, some not.
Fri 30 Aug 19 21:00 Shadows of Fear Did you Lock Up. 1970. Stars: Michael Craig, Gwen Watford, Ray Smith. After suffering a burglary, a man sets a trap in the hope a snaring the perpetrators. (S1, E01)
Fri 30 Aug 19 22:00 A Walk in the Spring Rain 1970. Drama. Director: Guy Green. A New York professor's (Fritz Weaver) wife (Ingrid Bergman) falls in love with a rugged, married Tennessee mountain man (Anthony Quinn).
Fri 30 Aug 19 00:00 The Camp On Blood Island 1958. Drama. Directed Val Guest. Stars Andre Morell, Carl Mohner & Walter Fitzgerald. Deep in Malaya, as WW2 comes to an end, men, women and children as still trapped by the Japanese invasion.
Fri 30 Aug 19 01:40 Duffy 1968. Comedy. Directed by Robert Parrish. Stars James Coburn, James Mason & James Fox. An adventurer living in Tangiers is persuaded to help pirate a million-dollar cash shipment.
Fri 30 Aug 19 03:40 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.
Fri 30 Aug 19 05:20 Musical Masquerade 1946. Musical. A Lost British short detailing where a composer's inspiration comes from and The London Symphony Orchestra.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Sat 31 Aug 19 06:00 1958 – S.G. Iron, Hull Interesting public information film made in 1958 on S.G. Iron and the difference between S.G. Iron and the future of Cast Iron, Great shots of 50s London and Hull.
Sat 31 Aug 19 06:20 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. (SUBTTLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 31 Aug 19 07:50 Hawkeye Scapegoat. 1957. Directed by Sam Newfield. Stars John Hart, Lon Chaney Jr & Jonathan White. Hawkeye sets out to help the Tuscarora tribe. (SUBTTLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 31 Aug 19 08:20 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.
Sat 31 Aug 19 10:10 The Honey Blossom Trail Directed by Shan Benson. A charming 1950s documentary on the bee keepers of the Australian outback, who are constantly on the move.
Sat 31 Aug 19 10:25 The Big Noise 1944. Comedy. Director: Mal St. Clair. Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy & Doris Merrick. During World War II Stan and Ollie find themselves as improbable bodyguards to an eccentric bomb inventor. (SUBTTLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 31 Aug 19 11:55 Dreaming 1944. Comedy. Directed by John Baxter. Stars Bud Flanagan & Chesney Allen. Phenomenally successful entertainers Flanagan & Allen team up with Teddy Brown and Hazel Court for this Musical Comedy
Sat 31 Aug 19 13:30 Mr Perrin & Mr Traill 1948. Drama. Directed by Lawrence Huntington. Stars David Farrar, Greta Gynt, Marius Goring & Raymond Huntley. A Schoolmaster is upset when a new teacher becomes an immediate success with the boys.
Sat 31 Aug 19 15:20 Five Golden Dragons 1968. Action. Directed by Jeremy Summers. Stars: Robert Cummings, Margaret Lee & Christopher Lee. An American playboy in Hong Kong, finds himself caught in a power struggle in the criminal world.
Sat 31 Aug 19 17:25 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
Sat 31 Aug 19 19:10 Mr Denning Drives North 1951. Crime. Director: Anthony Kimmins. Stars John Mills, Phyllis Calvert & Eileen Moore. A British aircraft engineer accidentally kills his daughter's nasty boyfriend and then tries to it cover up…
Sat 31 Aug 19 21:00 Fools' Parade 1971. Comedy. Director Andrew V. McLaglen. Stars James Stewart, George Kennedy, Kurt Russel & Anne Baxter. Three ex-convicts hope to start a business with the money earnt behind bars.
Sat 31 Aug 19 23:00 The Lady Vanishes (1979) 1979. Thriller. Directed by Anthony Page. Stars Herbert Lom, Elliott Gould, Angela Lansbury & Cybill Shepherd. A diverse group of people are forced to unite when one of their passengers disappears.
Sat 31 Aug 19 01:00 Steaming 1985. Drama. Director by Joseph Losey. Stars Vanessa Redgrave, Sarah Miles Patti Love & Diana Dors in her final film with Joseph Losey. Three frequenters of a steam room decide to fight its closure.
Sat 31 Aug 19 03:00 Woman in a Dressing Gown 1957. Anthony Quayle & Sylvia Syms star in this British drama about marital strife. Fed up with his wife's (Yvonne Mitchell) frumpy appearance, long-married Jim begins an affair. (SUBTTLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 31 Aug 19 04:50 Gentleman from Dixie 1941. Crime. Director Albert Herman. Stars Jack La Rue, Marian Marsh, Clarence Muse. A man is released from prison after serving time for a murder he didn't commit.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Sun 01 Sep 19 06:00 Man In The Mirror 1936. Drama with Edward Everett-Horton & Alastair Sim. A timid businessman, while looking into his mirror, is confronted by his alter ego. (SUBTTLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 01 Sep 19 07:35 Hawkeye Way Station. 1957. Directed by Sam Newfield. Stars John Hart, Lon Chaney Jr & James Doohan. The daughter of Mingo Chief Nocona is desired by two warring tribesmen. (SUBTTLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 01 Sep 19 08:05 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. (SUBTTLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 01 Sep 19 09:55 They Can't Hang Me 1955. Drama. Director: Val Guest. Stars Terence Morgan, Yolande Donlan & Anthony Oliver. A senior civil servant is condemned to hang for murder but he claims to have top secret security information.
Sun 01 Sep 19 11:30 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)
Sun 01 Sep 19 12:00 The Love Lottery 1954. Comedy. Directed by Charles Crichton. Starring David Niven, Peggy Cummins and Herbert Lom. After getting away from being a Hollywood star, Rex unwittingly becomes the prize in a lottery (SUBTTLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 01 Sep 19 13:45 Talking Pictures With Patricia Dainton Patricia Dainton, star of The Dancing Years, invites us into her home to discuss her career in films such as Dancing With Crime, Paul Temple Returns, The Dancing Years, House in Marsh Road and more. (SUBTTLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 01 Sep 19 14:10 The Dancing Years 1950. Musical drama. Directed by Harold French. Stars: Dennis Price, Gisele Preville, Patricia Dainton. A band of army officers bid for a poor composer's opera, but a woman outbids them all.
Sun 01 Sep 19 16:10 Oliver Twist 1948. Drama. Directed by David Lean. Stars John Howard Davies, Alec Guinness, Robert Newton & Kay Walsh. An orphaned boy in London joins a household of boys trained to steal for their master. (SUBTTLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 01 Sep 19 18:30 For the Love of Ada The Baby. Stars: Wilfred Pickles, Irene Handl & Jack Smethurst. As Ruth appears to be going into labour, Ada and Walter are slightly troubled in their new home by the presence of a ghost. (S4, E01)
Sun 01 Sep 19 19:00 Above Us The Waves 1955. War Drama. Director: Ralph Thomas. Stars John Gregson, John Mills & Donald Sinden. War Drama about the British attack on the German battleship 'Tirpitz' in a Norwegian fjord during World War II.
Sun 01 Sep 19 21:00 The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes The Case of Laker Absconded. Stars: Peter Barkworth, Ronald Hines, Jane Lapotaire. A junior bank clerk elopes with a fortune-but without his fiancee.
Sun 01 Sep 19 22:00 The 39 Steps 1978. Crime. Director: Don Sharp. Stars Robert Powell, Karen Dotrice, David Warner, John Mills & Timothy West. An engineer attempts to prevent Prussian agents from executing a political assassination.
Sun 01 Sep 19 00:05 The Detective (AKA Father Brown) 1954. Comedy. Director: Robert Hamer. Stars Alec Guinness, Joan Greenwood, Peter Finch & Cecil Parker. Works of art are being stolen by a master thief who Father Brown must catch!
Sun 01 Sep 19 01:50 No Trace 1950. Drama. Directed by John Gilling. Writer Robert Southley finds his lifestyle threatened by blackmail from a former American criminal associate. Stars Hugh Sinclair, Dinah Sheridan & John Laurie. (SUBTTLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 01 Sep 19 03:25 Clockwise (1986) 1986. Comedy. Director: Christopher Morahan. Stars John Cleese, Penelope Wilton & Alison Steadman. A headmaster runs his school by the clock – until one little slip destroyed his schedule.
Sun 01 Sep 19 05:25 Laurel & Hardy: This Is Your Life 1954. Stars Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy & Bob Warren. A tribute to the legendary comic duo on the American version of This Is Your Life, presented by Ralph Edwards.

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DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Mon 02 Sep 19 06:00 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 02 Sep 19 07:40 The Detectives Jagged Edge. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West
Mon 02 Sep 19 08:40 BFI: The Salvage Gang 1958. Drama. Directed by John Krish. Delightful CFF drama. Whilst building a rabbit hutch, a group of children break Dad's saw. Needing to replace it, the children do odd jobs all across London.
Mon 02 Sep 19 09:45 Night Boat to Dublin 1946. Drama. Directed by Lawrence Huntington. Robert Newton stars as Captain David Grant, a British secret agent who leads an attempt to save scientist Professor Hansen (Martin Miller) from the Nazis
Mon 02 Sep 19 11:40 Oliver Twist 1948. Drama. Directed by David Lean. Stars John Howard Davies, Alec Guinness, Robert Newton & Kay Walsh. An orphaned boy in London joins a household of boys trained to steal for their master. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 02 Sep 19 14:00 Scotland Yard 1957. The Lonely House. Directed by Montgomery Tully. Starring Russell Napier, Dorothy Bramhall and Bettina Dickson. A trap is laid for a couple running a murderous dating agency. (S1, E19)
Mon 02 Sep 19 14:35 1930s England – Glimpses 1933. We visit the circus at Crystal Palace, great shots of Lady Diana Manners in The Miracle Lady, Chessington zoo and then we visit the APT film studios and meet Gracie Fields!
Mon 02 Sep 19 14:50 Krakatoa East Of Java 1968. Drama. Directed by Bernard L Kowalski. Stars Diane Baker, Maximilian Schell, Brian Keith, John Leyton & Sal Mineo. A ship captain Hanson plans a salvage mission in The Dutch East Indies.
Mon 02 Sep 19 17:25 The History Of The Record Industry – It's in The Groove! 1949. A wonderful look at the rise of the record industry, from its primitive beginnings to the unveiling of the formats that would revolutionise the world of popular music: the LP and the single.
Mon 02 Sep 19 17:45 Smokescreen (1964) 1964. Drama. Directed by Jim O'Connolly. Starring Peter Vaughan, John Carson & Yvonne Romain. A blazing car goes over the cliff to the east of Brighton. Suspicions mount when no body can be found. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 02 Sep 19 19:15 Up In The World 1956. Comedy. Director: John Paddy Carstairs. Stars Norman Wisdom, Maureen Swanson & Jerry Desmonde. A window cleaner works at a country estate where the owner's son is threatened by kidnappers.
Mon 02 Sep 19 21:00 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.
Mon 02 Sep 19 22:00 Terror of the Tongs 1961. Drama. Directed by Anthony Bushell. Stars Geoffrey Toone, Christopher Lee & Yvonne Monlaur. A British merchant sea captain sets out to crush the Red Dragon Tong, a society terrorizing Hong Kong. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 02 Sep 19 23:35 Compulsion 1959. Crime. Director: Richard Fleischer. Stars Orson Welles, Dean Stockwell, Bradford Dillman & Diane Varsi. Two students murder a boy in a philosophical exercise to commit the flawless crime.
Mon 02 Sep 19 01:35 Street Corner 1953. Drama. Directed by Muriel Box. Stars Peggy Cummins, Anne Crawford, Rosamund John & Terence Morgan. A pseudo-docu-drama with an emphasis on the daily work and routine of female police.
Mon 02 Sep 19 03:30 Mr. Peabody and the Mermaid 1948. Comedy. Arthur Peabody (William Powell) undergoes a mid-life crisis. Peabody goes on vacation with his wife Polly (Irene Hervey), but he is seduced by a beautiful mermaid played by Ann Blyth.
Mon 02 Sep 19 05:00 Great West End Theatres Prince of Wales Theatre. Cameron Mackintosh, Simon Callow, Roy Hudd and Griff Rhys Jones offer their memories of performing at the Prince of Wales Theatre. With Donald Sinden.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Tue 03 Sep 19 06:00 The Christmas Coal Mine Miracle 1977. Drama. Director: Jud Taylor. Stars Kurt Russell, Melissa Gilbert, John Carradine & Andrew Prine. Based on the true story of miners who became trapped underground in a cave-in on Christmas Eve.
Tue 03 Sep 19 08:00 The Detectives The Outsider. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West
Tue 03 Sep 19 09:00 Marked Men 1940. Crime. Director: Sam Newfield. Stars Warren Hull, Isabel Jewell & Paul Bryar. A young medical-school graduate escapes prison and finds a small haven in Arizona until gangsters show up.
Tue 03 Sep 19 10:15 Dusty Ermine 1936. Drama directed by Bernard Vorhaus and starring Margaret Rutherford and Anthony Bushell. Going 'straight' after being in jail, Jim is suspected when forged notes start circulating in the area. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 03 Sep 19 12:00 Get Cracking 1943. Comedy. Directed by Marcel Varnel. Starring George Formby, Dinah Sheridan & Ronald Shiner. Formby joins the Home Guard and launches his own style of commando raid to steal a machine gun.
Tue 03 Sep 19 14:00 Scotland Yard 1957. Bullet from the Past. Director: Kenneth Hume. Stars Ballard Berkeley, Robert Sansom and Philippa Hyatt. An inspector investigates the shooting of a man connected to an old cold case. (S1, E20)
Tue 03 Sep 19 14:35 The Woman In Question 1950. Mystery. Directed by Anthony Asquith. Starring Dirk Bogarde and Jean Kent. Police interview the five principle suspects in the murder of Astra (Jean Kent), an enigmatic fortune teller.
Tue 03 Sep 19 16:25 It Should Happen To You 1954. Comedy. Directed by George Cukor. Stars Judy Holliday, Peter Lawford & Jack Lemmon. After 2 years of trying to get big in New York. A small town model takes a gamble by investing in billboards. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 03 Sep 19 18:10 Breaking Point 1961. The nephew of a printer gets involved with foreign spies intent on making counterfeit money. Stars Peter Reynolds & Dermot Walsh. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 03 Sep 19 19:20 A Run For Your Money 1949. Comedy. Director: Charles Frend. Stars Alec Guinness, Donald Houston, Moira Lister & Hugh Griffith. Two Welsh brothers, Tom & Dai take an excursion to London for the first time and get separated
Tue 03 Sep 19 21:00 Gideon's Way The 'V' Men. Director: Cyril Frankel. Stars John Gregson, Roland Culver, Christine Finn, Bryan Marshall, Peter Russell & Inigo Jackson. The V-Party are faced by the anything but peaceful Peace Party
Tue 03 Sep 19 22:00 Psyche 59 1964. Drama. Directed by Alexandre Singer. Stars Patricia Neal, Curt Jurgens & Samantha Eggar. The blind wife of an industrialist begins to learn that her malady may not be the result of an injury.
Tue 03 Sep 19 00:00 The Medusa Touch 1978. Horror. Directed by Jack Gold. Starring Richard Burton, Lee Remick & Lino Ventura. A psychological thriller about a telekinetic novelist who causes disasters simply by thinking about them.
Tue 03 Sep 19 02:05 A Tale Of Two Cities 1958. Drama. Directed by Ralph Thomas. Stars Dirk Bogarde, Dorothy Tutin, Cecil Parker & Stephen Murray. During the French Revolution, Lucie Manette falls in love with a duplicitous Englishman. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 03 Sep 19 04:20 The Cariboo Trail 1950. Western. Director: Edwin L. Marin. Stars Randolph Scott, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Bill Williams. Jim & Mike head into Canada via the Cariboo Trail to raise cattle and dig for gold but find trouble. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Wed 04 Sep 19 06:00 The Loves of Joanna Godden 1947. Drama. Directed by Charles Frend & Robert Hamer. Stars Googie Withers, Jean Kent, John McCallum & Derek Bond. When her father dies, Joanna Godden decides to run his farm herself.
Wed 04 Sep 19 07:45 The Detectives Walk A Crooked Line. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West
Wed 04 Sep 19 08:45 New York 1919 A glimpse of New York in 1919 when it had a population of just over 6 million. We visit all quarters and landmarks and finish our day on Coney Island. Great shots of the fashions, cars and lifestyles.
Wed 04 Sep 19 09:05 Since You Went Away 1944. Drama. Directed by John Cromwell. Stars Claudette Colbert, Jennifer Jones, Shirley Temple & Joseph Cotten. When her husband goes to fight in the war, Anne is alone to raise their two daughters. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 04 Sep 19 12:35 Bombay Waterfront 1952. Directed by Maclean Rogers and starring John Bentley, Patricia Dainton and Peter Gawthorne. Follows Temple's efforts to aid the police in solving a series of gruesome murders. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 04 Sep 19 14:00 Scotland Yard 1957. Inside Information. Director: Montgomery Tully. Starring Ronald Adam, Basil Hendon and Colette Wilde. A murder hunt is launched after a real body is used as the 'guy' on bonfire night. (S1, E21)
Wed 04 Sep 19 14:35 Talking Pictures TV With Michael Craig 2018. Directed by Sarah Cronin-Stanley. After a short teaser last month, Talking Pictures TV brings you the full and exclusive interview with the legendary actor Michael Craig.
Wed 04 Sep 19 15:05 Campbell's Kingdom 1957. Drama. Directed by Ralph Thomas. Stars Dirk Bogarde, Stanley Baker, Michael Craig, Barbara Murray & John Laurie. A Canadian Rockies landowner leads the fight against a dam builder.
Wed 04 Sep 19 17:05 The Talk of the Town 1942. Drama. Directed by George Stevens. Stars Cary Grant, Jean Arthur, Ronald Colman & Edgar Buchanan. An escaped prisoner and a stuffy law professor vie for the hand of a spirited schoolteacher. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 04 Sep 19 19:25 The Green Man 1956. Comedy. Stars Alastair Sim, Raymond Huntley, George Cole & Terry-Thomas. A watchmaker turns out to be an assassin whose target is a leading politician but his plans are stalled.
Wed 04 Sep 19 21:00 Widows Episode 2. 1983. Stars: Ann Mitchell, Maureen O'Farrell, Fiona Hendley. Aware that she is now being watched, Dolly spreads a rumour about another survivor.
Wed 04 Sep 19 22:00 Floods of Fear 1958. Thriller. Directed by Charles Crichton. Stars Howard Keel, Anne Heywood, Cyril Cusack & Harry H Corbett. A man framed for murder escapes from prison during a flood.
Wed 04 Sep 19 23:40 Nowhere to Run 1978. Drama. Directed by Richard Lang. Stars David Janssen, Stefanie Powers, Linda Evans & Allen Garfield. Harry patiently executes a 15-year plan to accumulate enough wealth to start a new life.
Wed 04 Sep 19 01:40 Women of Twilight 1952. Drama. Director: Gordon Parry. Stars Rene Ray, Lois Maxwell, Laurence Harvey & Freda Jackson. Vivianne's lover is arrested after she finds she is carrying his child.
Wed 04 Sep 19 03:25 A Hill in Korea 1956. War. Directed by Julian Amyes. Starring George Baker, Stanley Baker & Michael Caine in his first credited film role. In the Korean war, British soldiers try to fight their way back to safety.
Wed 04 Sep 19 05:00 Talking Pictures With Anita Harris Anita Harris discusses her love of film, theatre & music. What working with the 'Carry On Team' was like & her memories of Harry Secombe, Frankie Howerd & Phil Silvers. Presented by Robert Ross.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Thu 05 Sep 19 06:00 The Wild Heart 1952. Drama. Directed by Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger. Stars Jennifer Jones, David Farrar & Cyril Cusack. Hazel, a child of nature, turns to a book of spells and charms when she has problems.
Thu 05 Sep 19 07:40 The Detectives Night Boat. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West
Thu 05 Sep 19 08:40 Chase a Crooked Shadow 1958. Thriller. Director: Michael Anderson. Stars Anne Baxter, Richard Todd, Herbert Lom & Faith Brook. At Kimberley's villa, a stranger shows-up & claims he is her brother who she thought to be dead.
Thu 05 Sep 19 10:25 Talking Pictures TV with Craig Douglas An exclusive interview with Craig Doulgas
Thu 05 Sep 19 11:00 Night Ride 1937. Drama. Director: John Paddy Carstairs. Stars Jimmy Hanley, Wally Patch, Julian Vedey & Joan Ponsford. Two drivers, sacked by the crooked trucking company they work for, decide to form their own (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 05 Sep 19 12:30 The Spaniard's Curse 1958. Thriller. Director: Ralph Kemplen. Stars Tony Wright, Lee Patterson, Michael Hordern & Susan Beaumont. A man of Spanish heritage is convicted of murder and places a curse on the judge & jury.
Thu 05 Sep 19 14:00 Rooms Mr Cotgrove & Miss Hicks P1. Michael Gwynn, Annette Crosbie & Jane Wenham. Mr Cotgrove lives very much alone on the first floor. He's 50 and a teacher at a comprehensive.
Thu 05 Sep 19 14:30 The Constant Husband 1955. Comedy. Directed by Sidney Gilliat. Stars Rex Harrison, Kay Kendall, Cecil Parker. Charles Hathaway wakes up in West Wales with no recollection of who he is or how he got there
Thu 05 Sep 19 16:15 It Always Rains On Sunday 1947. Drama. Director: Robert Hamer. Stars Googie Withers, John McCallum, Jack Warner & Susan Shaw. Rose wants to escape the drudgery of her daily life when an old lover escapes from prison. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 05 Sep 19 18:05 The Stable Door 1966. Directed by Pat Jackson. Stars: Harry Fowler.Jack MacGowran, Dandy Nichols. A criminal gang conspire to rob a warehouse.
Thu 05 Sep 19 18:45 Country 1984. Drama. Directed by Richard Pearce. Stars Jessica Lange, Sam Shepard, Wilford Brimley & Matt Clark. Gilbert Ivy, a farmer, loses hope after working against the odds, but his wife decides to fight
Thu 05 Sep 19 21:00 The Human Jungle The Flip Side Man. 1963. Stars Herbert Lom. A successful pop singer fears for his career and he is convinced he has a doppelganger. Guest stars Jess Conrad and Annette Carell Laurie. (S1, E2)
Thu 05 Sep 19 22:00 Killing Of Sister George 1968. Drama. Directed by Robert Aldrich. Stars Beryl Reid, Susannah York, Coral Browne, Patricia Medina & Ronald Fraser. An aging actress faces the loss of her popular television role.
Thu 05 Sep 19 00:45 House of Secrets 1956. Drama. Director: Guy Green. Stars Michael Craig, Anton Diffring, Brenda De Banzie, Julia Arnall, Gerard Oury. Due to his resemblance to a known criminal, a Seaman is recruited by law enforcement
Thu 05 Sep 19 02:45 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)
Thu 05 Sep 19 04:30 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)
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Fri 06 Sep 19 06:00 God's Little Acre 1958. Drama. Directed by Anthony Mann. Starring Robert Ryan, Tina Louise & Aldo Ray. A poor farmer is obsessed with finding gold on his land supposedly buried by his grandfather.
Fri 06 Sep 19 08:10 The Detectives One Lousy Wednesday. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West
Fri 06 Sep 19 09:10 The Shipbuilders 1943. Drama. Director: John Baxter. Stars Clive Brook, Finlay Currie, Moira Lister & John Turnbull. Set in a Clyde dockyard, a millionaire shipbuilder & his best riveter symbolize British unity in WW2 (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 06 Sep 19 10:45 Freedom To Die 1961. Directed by Francis Searle Stars Bruce Seton, Felicity Young, Kay Callard & Paul Maxwell. Neat Crime drama of a hidden underworld where crime really doesn't pay. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 06 Sep 19 12:00 Passage Home 1955. Drama. Director: Roy Ward Baker. Starring: Peter Finch, Diane Cilento and Anthony Steel. A young woman comes to regret her rescue from a difficult situation in South America.
Fri 06 Sep 19 14:00 Rooms Mr Cotgrove & Miss Hicks P2. Michael Gwynn, Annette Crosbie & Jane Wenham. Over dinner, Mr Cotgrove tells Miss Hicks why he is living in a bedsitter in Barons Court.
Fri 06 Sep 19 14:30 The Dancing Years 1950. Musical drama. Directed by Harold French. Stars: Dennis Price, Gisele Preville, Patricia Dainton. A band of army officers bid for a poor composer's opera, but a woman outbids them all.
Fri 06 Sep 19 16:30 Blithe Spirit 1945. Comedy. Director: David Lean. Stars: Rex Harrison, Constance Cummings, Kay Hammond & Margaret Rutherford. A newly-married writer and his second wife are haunted by the ghost of his first wife. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 06 Sep 19 18:30 Bespoke Overcoat 1955. Drama. Director: Jack Clayton. Stars David Kossoff & Alfie Bass. A man's only desire is to have an overcoat, but dies of hypothermia and so returns as a ghost demanding his friend steal him one
Fri 06 Sep 19 19:15 Nothing Barred 1961. Comedy. Directed by Darcy Conyers. Stars Brian Rix, Charles Heslop & Leo Franklyn. Lord Whitebait's plan to save his sinking fortunes is to open stately Whitebait Manor to the public.
Fri 06 Sep 19 21:00 Shadows of Fear Sugar and Spice. 1971. Stars: Sheila Hancock, Ronald Hines, Suzanne Togni. A family are forced into conflict when their son disappears one night (S1, E02)
Fri 06 Sep 19 22:00 Dracula: Prince of Darkness 1966. Horror. Directed by Terence Fisher. Stars Christopher Lee, Barbara Shelley & Andrew Keir. Dracula is resurrected, preying on four unsuspecting visitors to his castle.
Fri 06 Sep 19 23:50 The Green Man 1956. Comedy. Stars Alastair Sim, Raymond Huntley, George Cole & Terry-Thomas. A watchmaker turns out to be an assassin whose target is a leading politician but his plans are stalled.
Fri 06 Sep 19 01:25 Great Day In The Morning 1956. Western. A gambler wins a hotel in a card game but finds himself involved with women and the start of the civil war. Starring Robert Stack, Virginia Mayo & Ruth Roman.
Fri 06 Sep 19 03:10 The Wrong Arm Of the Law 1963. Comedy. Director: Cliff Owen. Stars Peter Sellers, Lionel Jeffries, Bernard Cribbins & Nanette Newman. A gangster learns of a traitor in his midst and makes a deal with the police
Fri 06 Sep 19 05:00 Dick Powell Theatre Death in A Village. Stars Gilbert Roland, Nehemiah Persoff & Gale Garnett. An aged priest arrives at a Mexican village under constant threat from a bandit and his men (S1, EP15)
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Sat 07 Sep 19 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)
Sat 07 Sep 19 07:50 Hawkeye The Brute. 1957. Director by Sam Newfield. Stars John Hart, Lon Chaney Jr & Bill Walker. Tim is made to believe he killed someone and when he flees he becomes an easy scapegoat. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 07 Sep 19 08:20 Death Goes To School 1953. Crime drama with Barbara Murray and Gordon Jackson in the lead role. A rare, old British mystery surrounding a strangulation at a school that needs Scotland Yard to investigate. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 07 Sep 19 09:35 Five Golden Dragons 1968. Action. Directed by Jeremy Summers. Stars: Robert Cummings, Margaret Lee & Christopher Lee. An American playboy in Hong Kong, finds himself caught in a power struggle in the criminal world.
Sat 07 Sep 19 11:40 The History Of The Record Industry – It's in The Groove! 1949. A wonderful look at the rise of the record industry, from its primitive beginnings to the unveiling of the formats that would revolutionise the world of popular music: the LP and the single.
Sat 07 Sep 19 12:00 Freewheelers Nero. Ronald Leigh-Hunt, Wendy Padbury & Adrian Wright. Ryan and Burke are soon recaptured after escaping from jail… but by whom? (S6, E1) (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 07 Sep 19 12:30 Konga 1961. Action. Directed by John Lemont. Stars Michael Gough, Margo Johns, Jess Conrad & Claire Gordon. When Dr. Decker survives a plane crash in Africa, he returns home with Konga, a small chimpanzee.
Sat 07 Sep 19 14:20 Soldier of Fortune 1955. Drama. Director: Edward Dmytryk. Stars Clark Gable, Susan Hayward, Gene Barry and Michael Rennie. Jane Hoyt comes to Hong Kong to find her husband who has been missing for three months.
Sat 07 Sep 19 16:20 Father's Doing Fine 1952. Comedy. Directed by Henry Cass. Stars Richard Attenborough, Heather Thatcher & Virginia Mckenna. Based on the play 'Little Lambs Eat Ivy', we follow an impoverished upper-class family.
Sat 07 Sep 19 18:05 Broken Journey 1948. Drama. Director: Ken Annakin & Michael C Chorlton. Stars Phyllis Calvert, James Donald, David Tomlinson & Margot Grahame. A plane crash lands miles from civilisation. The passengers must prevail
Sat 07 Sep 19 19:50 Hombre 1967. Western. Director: Martin Ritt. Stars Paul Newman, Richard Boone, Fredric March & Diane Cilento. People are not so welcoming when John returns to his Arizona home town to collect his inheritance
Sat 07 Sep 19 22:05 This Sporting Life 1963. Drama. Directed by Lindsay Anderson. Richard Harris, Rachel Roberts & Alan Badel. Despite success on the field, a rising rugby star senses the emerging emptiness of his life.
Sat 07 Sep 19 00:50 Gumshoe 1971. Comedy Drama. Directed by Stephen Frears. Stars Albert Finney, Billie Whitelaw & Frank Finlay. A comedian fulfils his Dashiell Hammett love by putting an ad in the paper as a private eye. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 07 Sep 19 02:35 They Shoot Horses, Don't They? 1969. Drama. Directed by Sydney Pollak. Stars Jane Fonda, Gig Young, Susannah York, Bonnie Bedelia & Red Buttons. The lives of a disparate group of contestants intertwine in a gruelling dance marathon
Sat 07 Sep 19 05:05 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.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Sun 08 Sep 19 06:00 Shoot to Kill 1947. Crime drama. Directed by William Berke and starring Russell Wade, Luana Walters and Edmund MacDonald. A woman marries a corrupt D.A. to get evidence to help on a recent murder. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 08 Sep 19 07:20 Hawkeye Stubborn Pioneer. 1957. Directed by John Hart, Lon Chaney Jr & Leonard Ontkean. Carpenter foolishly travels into the wilderness to establish a new settlement called Carpenterville. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 08 Sep 19 07:50 Silent Dust 1949. Drama. Director: Lance Comfort. Stars Stephen Murray, Beatrice Campbell & George Woodbridge. A wealthy blind man is determined to build a cricket pavilion as a memorial to his dead veteran son
Sun 08 Sep 19 09:30 Magic Town 1947. Comedy. An opinion pollster finds a town which is a perfect mirror of U.S. opinions. Starring James Stewart, Jane Wyman and Kent Smith
Sun 08 Sep 19 11:30 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 08 Sep 19 12:00 Freewheelers Operation Seagull. Ronald Leigh-Hunt, Wendy Padbury & Adrian Wright. Buchan is chasing the stolen gold but Nero is one step ahead. (S6, E2) (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 08 Sep 19 12:30 The Other Love 1947. Romantic drama. Seriously ill concert pianist Karen (Barbara Stanwyck) is admitted to a Swiss sanatorium, where she is attracted to the suave Doctor Stanton (David Niven). (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 08 Sep 19 14:20 The Duke Wore Jeans 1958. Musical Comedy. Directed by Gerald Thomas. Stars Tommy Steele, June Laverick, Michael Medwin. A Cockney lad who looks just like a local duke is sent in the duke’s place to woo a rich princess.
Sun 08 Sep 19 16:10 April Love 1957. Drama. Directed by Henry Levin. Stars Pat Boone, Shirley Jones, Dolores Michaels & Arthur O'Connell. A city boy moves to a Kentucky horse farm, where he courts a neighbour and races a sulky. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 08 Sep 19 18:10 The History Of The Record Industry – It’s in The Groove! 1949. A wonderful look at the rise of the record industry, from its primitive beginnings to the unveiling of the formats that would revolutionise the world of popular music: the LP and the single.
Sun 08 Sep 19 18:30 For the Love of Ada Bowling. Stars: Wilfred Pickles, Irene Handl & Jack Smethurst. Ada's convinced that the baby is overdue, and Walter gambles his months pension. (S4, E02)
Sun 08 Sep 19 19:00 Fiddlers Three 1944. Comedy. Directed by Harry Watt. Stars Tommy Trinder, Sonnie Hale & Frances Day. A hitch-hiker travels back in time after being struck by lightning in Stonehenge.
Sun 08 Sep 19 20:45 The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes Mysterious Death on The Underground Runway. Stars Judy Geeson, John Savident, Richard Beckinsale. The police appear to be on the wrong track when investigating a murder on the London Underground
Sun 08 Sep 19 21:45 Vengeance of Fu Manchu 1967. Horror. Directed by Jeremy Summers. Stars Christopher Lee as the evil Fu Manchu, who plots the death of his arch rival Inspector Smith of Scotland Yard.
Sun 08 Sep 19 23:35 Peyton Place 1957. Drama. Director: Mark Robson. Stars Lana Turner, Hope Lange, Lee Philips, Diane Varsi & Lloyd Nolan. An adaptation of Grace Metalious' popular novel. A New England town hides secrets & scandals.
Sun 08 Sep 19 02:40 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.
Sun 08 Sep 19 04:30 Behemoth The Seamonster 1959. Sci-Fi. Atomic marine tests cause the resurrection of a dormant sea-monster who then threatens to destroy London. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)

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DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Mon 09 Sep 19 06:00 Dakota Lil 1950. Western starring George Montgomery, Rod Cameron and Marie Windsor. Lil (Marie Windsor) is an all dancing, all singing gal. She also knows how to forge bank notes, but Tom is on to her. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 09 Sep 19 07:45 The Detectives Con Man. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West
Mon 09 Sep 19 08:45 The Moonraker 1958. Drama. Directed by David Macdonald. Stars George Baker, Sylvia Syms, Marius Goring & Peter Arne. After the battle of Worcester, Oliver Cromwell's Commonwealth are to capture Charles Stuart.
Mon 09 Sep 19 10:25 Private Information 1952. Drama starring Jill Esmond, Jack Watling, Carol Marsh and Gerard Heinz. Charlotte suspects that the council is corrupt and building defective drains that could cause public health issues. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 09 Sep 19 11:45 The Hireling 1973. Drama. Director: Alan Bridges. Stars: Robert Shaw, Sarah Miles and Peter Egan. A young woman suffering from depression, over the loss of her husband, develops a relationship with her chauffeur (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 09 Sep 19 14:00 Scotland Yard 1957. The Case of the Smiling Widow. Director: Montgomery Tully. Starring Russell Napier and Vernon Greeves. Police question the circumstances of an apparent suicide. (S1, E22)
Mon 09 Sep 19 14:35 Three Cases of Murder 1955. Crime. Three stories of murder and the supernatural. Starring Orson Welles, John Gregson & Elizabeth Sellars. Introduced by Eamonn Andrews. Directed by David Eady & George More O'Ferrall.
Mon 09 Sep 19 16:35 Eureka Stockade 1949. Drama. Directed by Harry Watt. Stars Chips Rafferty, Jane Barrett, Jack Lambert, Peter Illing & Gordon Jackson. In 1854, Australian gold rush miners struggle for their rights.
Mon 09 Sep 19 18:45 Conspiracy of Hearts 1960. Drama. Directed by Ralph Thomas. Stars Lilli Palmer, Sylvia Syms, Yvonne Mitchell & Ronald Lewis. During WW2, a Mother Superior wishes to smuggle out Jewish children from a concentration camp.
Mon 09 Sep 19 21:00 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
Mon 09 Sep 19 22:00 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
Mon 09 Sep 19 23:35 The Informers 1963. Drama. Director: Ken Annakin. Stars Nigel Patrick, Margaret Whiting, Katherine Woodville & Colin Blakely. Bank robbers try to compromise a Scotland Yard investigation into a string of robberies.
Mon 09 Sep 19 01:40 The Passenger 1975. Drama. Director: Michelangelo Antonioni. Stars Jack Nicholson, Maria Schneider, Jenny Runacre. A war correspondent, unable to find the war he's been asked to uncover chooses a risky path. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 09 Sep 19 04:10 It Always Rains On Sunday 1947. Drama. Director: Robert Hamer. Stars Googie Withers, John McCallum, Jack Warner & Susan Shaw. Rose wants to escape the drudgery of her daily life when an old lover escapes from prison. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Tue 10 Sep 19 06:00 Ring-A-Ding Rhythm! 1962. Musical. Directed by Richard Lester. Stars Helen Shapiro, Craig Douglas & John Leyton. (AKA: It's Trad Dad) Teens put on a festival to demonstrate the merits of traditional jazz & rock 'n' roll.
Tue 10 Sep 19 07:35 Celebrating 100 years of Film from 1889 to 1989 Made in 1989 on the anniversary of the invention of motion picture film. It montages images films, newsreels, documentaries, experimental films, commercials, animation, and television since 1889.
Tue 10 Sep 19 07:45 The Detectives Never The Twain. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West
Tue 10 Sep 19 08:45 Konga 1961. Action. Directed by John Lemont. Stars Michael Gough, Margo Johns, Jess Conrad & Claire Gordon. When Dr. Decker survives a plane crash in Africa, he returns home with Konga, a small chimpanzee.
Tue 10 Sep 19 10:35 Floodtide (1949) 1949. Drama. Directed by Frederick Wilson. Starring Gordon Jackson, Rona Anderson, John Laurie and Elizabeth Sellars. David becomes a ship designer and falls in love with his boss's daughter.
Tue 10 Sep 19 12:25 How Talkies Talk Made in 1935, a glimpses of how sound is recorded in 'Talking' Pictures. Including a glimpse of sound in the cutting room and being played out from the projectionist's box.
Tue 10 Sep 19 12:40 It's a Great Day 1955. Starring Ruth Dunning, Edward Evans, Sidney James, Sheila Sweet, Peter Bryant, Nancy Roberts and Vera Day. Comedy based on the hugely successful TV series 'The Groves' (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 10 Sep 19 14:00 Scotland Yard 1957. The Mail Van Murder. Directed by John Knight. Starring Hy Hazell, Dennis Castle and Gordon Needham. Supt. Hammond hunts down the boss of a gang that stole a mail van. (S1, E23)
Tue 10 Sep 19 14:35 The Divided Heart 1954. Drama. Directed by Charles Crichton. Stars Cornell Borchers, Yvonne Mitchell & Armin Dahlen. After WW2, an orphan is adopted by a German couple. When he turns 10, he hears his mother is alive.
Tue 10 Sep 19 16:20 13 East Street 1952. Drama. Directed by Robert Baker. Starring Patrick Holt, Dora Bryan & Michael Balfour. A detective poses as an escaped convict to catch a gang of warehouse robbers.
Tue 10 Sep 19 17:30 You Can't Do Without Love (AKA: One Exciting Night) 1944. Comedy. Directed by Walter Forde. Stars Vera Lynn & Donald Stewart. A singer meets the victim of a kidnap plot and is assumed by the gang to be his girlfriend.
Tue 10 Sep 19 19:00 SOS Titanic 1979. Drama. Directed by William Hale. Stars David Janssen, Cloris Leachman & Harry Andrews. In April 1912, the supposedly unsinkable R.M.S. Titanic hits an iceberg in the Atlantic Ocean.
Tue 10 Sep 19 21:00 Gideon's Way The Firebug. Directed by Roy Ward Baker. Stars John Gregson, George Cole, Edward Dentith & Aubrey Richards. After losing his wife and daughter to a house fire a man sets out to raise awareness.
Tue 10 Sep 19 22:00 This Sporting Life 1963. Drama. Directed by Lindsay Anderson. Richard Harris, Rachel Roberts & Alan Badel. Despite success on the field, a rising rugby star senses the emerging emptiness of his life.
Tue 10 Sep 19 00:45 No Trees in the Street 1959. Drama. Directed by J. Lee Thompson. Stars Sylvia Syms, Herbert Lom, Melvyn Hayes& Stanley Holloway. Everyone is trying to escape from London slum life in Kennedy Street
Tue 10 Sep 19 02:45 Blithe Spirit 1945. Comedy. Director: David Lean. Stars: Rex Harrison, Constance Cummings, Kay Hammond & Margaret Rutherford. A newly-married writer and his second wife are haunted by the ghost of his first wife. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 10 Sep 19 04:45 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)
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Wed 11 Sep 19 06:00 Scarlet Street 1945. Drama. Director: Fritz Lang. Stars Edward G. Robinson, Joan Bennett & Dan Duryea. A banker in a dying marriage falls for a thug's girlfriend. They find a cruel way to cash in on his infatuation (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 11 Sep 19 08:05 The Detectives Three Blind Mice Part 1. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West
Wed 11 Sep 19 09:05 Broken Journey 1948. Drama. Director: Ken Annakin & Michael C Chorlton. Stars Phyllis Calvert, James Donald, David Tomlinson & Margot Grahame. A plane crash lands miles from civilisation. The passengers must prevail
Wed 11 Sep 19 10:50 Father's Doing Fine 1952. Comedy. Directed by Henry Cass. Stars Richard Attenborough, Heather Thatcher & Virginia Mckenna. Based on the play 'Little Lambs Eat Ivy', we follow an impoverished upper-class family.
Wed 11 Sep 19 12:35 River Beat 1954. Crime drama directed by Guy Green. A radio operator is duped into smuggling diamonds and is caught by Customs Detective Baker (John Bentley). Starring Phyllis Kirk and Bill Nagy. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 11 Sep 19 14:00 Scotland Yard 1957. The Tyburn Case. Director: David Paltenghi. Stars John Warwick, Patricia Marmont and Howard Marion Crawford. Supt. Reynolds suspects a lawyer drowned a widow for the insurance money. (S1, E24)
Wed 11 Sep 19 14:35 Notorious (1946) 1946. Drama. Directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Stars Cary Grant, Ingrid Bergman & Claude Rains. A woman is asked to spy on a group of Nazi friends in South America, but how far will she have to go? (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 11 Sep 19 16:35 Wild Wings Awarded an Oscar as well as four other international awards. At the wildfowl trust at Slimbridge in Gloucestershire, Peter Scott and his team assist with the protection of many species of of bird life
Wed 11 Sep 19 17:15 Fiddlers Three 1944. Comedy. Directed by Harry Watt. Stars Tommy Trinder, Sonnie Hale & Frances Day. A hitch-hiker travels back in time after being struck by lightning in Stonehenge.
Wed 11 Sep 19 19:00 How to Refuel Your… … Motorcycle Engine in the 1940s. Glimpses: Made in the 1940s. An informative short with a young Charles Hawtrey, explaining how to refuel your two stroke engine and a few pints in the local.
Wed 11 Sep 19 19:15 Convoy (1940) 1940. Drama. Directed by Pen Tennyson. Stars Clive Brook, John Clements & Edward Chapman. A tale of the highs and lows of life protecting the vital convoys between America & England during WWII.
Wed 11 Sep 19 21:00 Widows Episode 3. 1983. Stars: Ann Mitchell, Maureen O'Farrell, Fiona Hendley. Dolly, Linda, Shirley and Bella practice for the raid.
Wed 11 Sep 19 22:00 The Chase 1966. Drama. Directed by Arthur Penn. Stars Marlon Brando, Jane Fonda, Robert Redford, Angie Dickinson & Robert Duvall. Reeves' escape from prison affects the inhabitants of a small Southern town. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 11 Sep 19 00:40 100 Rifles 1969. War. Director: Tom Gries. Stars Raquel Welch, Burt Reynolds, Fernando Lamas & Jim Brown. In 1912 Sonora, Mexico, revolutionary, Yaqui Joe, arms his people but finds himself hunted by a US lawman
Wed 11 Sep 19 02:50 They Were Sisters 1945. Drama. Directed by Arthur Crabtree. Stars Phyllis Calvert, James Mason, Hugh Sinclair, Anne Crawford & Dulcie Gray. The story of three sisters who marry men of widely different character.
Wed 11 Sep 19 05:00 Dick Powell Theatre Open Season. Starring Dorothy Malone & Dennis O�Keefe. Devery Shay is anxious to prevent his wife from getting a divorce and testifying against him for his crooked ways. (S1 Ep14)
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Thu 12 Sep 19 06:00 Crooks Anonymous 1962. Comedy. Directed by Ken Annakin. Stars Leslie Phillips, Stanley Baxter & Wilfrid Hyde-White. Petty thief, Dandy Forsdyke, joins an unofficial organisation for reforming criminals.
Thu 12 Sep 19 07:45 The Detectives Three Blind Mice Part 2. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West
Thu 12 Sep 19 08:45 Esther Waters 1948. Drama. Director: Ian Dalrymple & Peter Proud. Stars Dirk Bogarde, Kathleen Ryan, Cyril Cusack & Ivor Barnard. Esther goes into service in Victorian England, only to be seduced by footman William
Thu 12 Sep 19 11:00 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.
Thu 12 Sep 19 12:15 Up In The World 1956. Comedy. Director: John Paddy Carstairs. Stars Norman Wisdom, Maureen Swanson & Jerry Desmonde. A window cleaner works at a country estate where the owner's son is threatened by kidnappers.
Thu 12 Sep 19 14:00 Rooms Bernard & Ginnie P1. 1975. Stars Sylvia Kay, Bryan Marshall & Doyle Richmond. During a punch up at the pub, young barmaid, Ginnie, meets and becomes attracted to Bernard, despite their differences.
Thu 12 Sep 19 14:30 Twice 'Round the Daffodils 1962. Drama. Directed by Gerald Thomas. Stars Juliet Mills, Donald Houston, Donald Sinden & Kenneth Williams. Male patients at a TB sanatorium must walk twice around the daffodils to be able to leave. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 12 Sep 19 16:20 Mr. Winkle Goes To War 1944. Comedy. Director: Alfred E. Green. Stars: Edward G. Robinson, Ruth Warrick and Ted Donaldson. Mr Winkle, a mild-mannered, middle-aged bank clerk finds himself in battle in the South Pacific.
Thu 12 Sep 19 17:55 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.
Thu 12 Sep 19 18:40 Windom's Way 1957. Drama. Directed by Ronald Neame. Stars Peter Finch, Mary Ure, Natasha Parry, Robert Flemyng & Michael Hordern. A doctor's wife joins him at his remote practice to try and patch up their marriage
Thu 12 Sep 19 20:55 London River Bus … 1940s. Take a trip on The Thames from Greenwich, where many of London's historic features are to be seen: Tower Bridge, The Tower Of London, St Pauls, the 'new' Waterloo Bridge & on to Westminster
Thu 12 Sep 19 21:00 The Human Jungle Run with the Devil. 1963. Stars Herbert Lom. A religious man is suffering from amnesia. His wife however seems to be more liberated sexually. Guest stars Derek Farr & Iris Russell. (S1, E3)
Thu 12 Sep 19 22:00 Georgy Girl 1966. Comedy. Director: Silvio Narizzano. Stars: James Mason, Alan Bates & Lynn Redgrave. A vivacious woman tries to capture some of the glamorous life of her roommate. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 12 Sep 19 00:00 Dracula: Prince of Darkness 1966. Horror. Directed by Terence Fisher. Stars Christopher Lee, Barbara Shelley & Andrew Keir. Dracula is resurrected, preying on four unsuspecting visitors to his castle.
Thu 12 Sep 19 01:50 House of Secrets 1956. Drama. Director: Guy Green. Stars Michael Craig, Anton Diffring, Brenda De Banzie, Julia Arnall, Gerard Oury. Due to his resemblance to a known criminal, a Seaman is recruited by law enforcement
Thu 12 Sep 19 03:50 Where There's A Will 1936. Comedy. Directed by William Beaudine. Stars Will Hay, Graham Moffatt & Norma Varden. An incompetent solicitor is taken in by American thieves & unwittingly becomes party to a bank robbery. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 12 Sep 19 05:25 Rode Safely – Glimpses Made in 1955 by motorcycle experts, featuring International Six Days Trial winner Eric Wilson and legendary mechanic Nobby Clark. We see how motorcyclists deal with a with a variety of hazards.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Fri 13 Sep 19 06:00 80,000 Suspects 1963. Drama. Directed by Val Guest. Stars: Claire Bloom, Richard Johnson & Yolande Donlan. A doctor's already-shaky marriage is tested when he has to contend with a smallpox epidemic.
Fri 13 Sep 19 08:10 The Detectives Finders Keepers. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West
Fri 13 Sep 19 09:10 The Stars Look Down 1939. Directed by Carol Reed. Starring Michael Redgrave and Margaret Lockwood. Davey Fenwick leaves his mining village on a university scholarship intent on returning to better support the miners. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 13 Sep 19 11:10 Sleeping Car To Trieste 1948. Drama. Director: John Paddy Carstairs. Stars Jean Kent, Bonar Colleano, Albert Lieven & David Tomlinson. Agents break into an embassy in Paris to steal a diary filled with political secrets.
Fri 13 Sep 19 13:00 Dick Powell Theatre A Time to Die. Stars June Allyson & Edgar Bergen. A man, injured badly in a car crash is told he can select someone to die in his place. (S1 EP16)
Fri 13 Sep 19 14:00 Rooms Bernard & Ginnie P2. 1975. Stars Sylvia Kay, Bryan Marshall & Doyle Richmond. It's the last straw for Dorothy Lawson when Bernard moves into the attic room with Ginnie.
Fri 13 Sep 19 14:30 A French Mistress 1960. Comedy. Director: Roy Boulting. Stars Cecil Parker, James Robertson Justice & Irene Handl. Boys of Melbury Primary are plunged into turmoil when the new French Master turns out to be a Mistress!
Fri 13 Sep 19 16:30 Boy With A Flute 1964. Drama. Director: Montgomery Tully. Stars Jeremy Hawk, Freda Jackson & Ursula Jeans. Mrs Winters wishes to sell her Salviani painting. But it is not as cut and dried as she thought.
Fri 13 Sep 19 17:05 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.
Fri 13 Sep 19 19:10 Nothing Barred 1961. Comedy. Directed by Darcy Conyers. Stars Brian Rix, Charles Heslop & Leo Franklyn. Lord Whitebait's plan to save his sinking fortunes is to open stately Whitebait Manor to the public.
Fri 13 Sep 19 20:55 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!
Fri 13 Sep 19 21:00 Shadows of Fear At Occupiers Risk. 1971. Stars: Anthony Bate, Annette Crosbie, Gemma Jones. When a young woman turns up at a strange Hotel, she notices she's the only guest (S1, E03)
Fri 13 Sep 19 22:00 The Rocky Horror Picture Show 1975. Comedy. Director Jim Sharman. Stars Tim Curry, Susan Sarandon & Barry Bostwick. A squeaky clean couple, stranded at a creepy castle, encounter a night of murder, music and dance. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 13 Sep 19 00:00 Bedazzled 1967. Comedy. Director: Stanley Donen. Stars Peter Cook, Dudley Moore, Eleanor Bron & Raquel Welch. A hapless short order cook sells his soul to the Devil in exchange for seven wishes.
Fri 13 Sep 19 02:00 White Cargo 1973. Comedy. Day-dreamer, Albert (David Jason) has hopes of being a superhero and saving the girls.
Fri 13 Sep 19 03:30 Demobbed 1944. Comedy. Demobbed from the army, four troublesome soldiers are reunited with their old Sergeant. Starring Norman Evans, Nat Jackley and Dan Young. Directed by John E Blakely. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 13 Sep 19 05:20 The Peke Speaks 1944. Directed by Widgey R. Newman. Comedy documentary with a humorous commentary by Frederick Allen. We follow nearly every dog breed around England and find out who were 'dirty dogs,'.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Sat 14 Sep 19 06:00 Child in the House 1956. Drama. Director: Cy Endfield. Stars Phyllis Calvert, Eric Portman & Stanley Baker. A young girl is left with her relatives while her mother is in hospital. Her father, a crook, pays her a visit. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 14 Sep 19 07:40 Hawkeye The Promised Valley. 1957. Directed by Sam Newfield. Stars John Hart, Lon Chaney Jr. & Bill Walsh. A Tuscarawas brave tries to start a war. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 14 Sep 19 08:10 The Black Sheep Of Whitehall 1942. Comedy. Directed by Basil Dearden & Will Hay. Stars Will Hay, John Mills, Basil Sydney & Felix Aylmer. A Professor discovers that a Nazi agent is sent to prevent a trade treaty from being signed
Sat 14 Sep 19 09:45 How Talkies Talk Made in 1935, a glimpses of how sound is recorded in 'Talking' Pictures. Including a glimpse of sound in the cutting room and being played out from the projectionist's box.
Sat 14 Sep 19 10:00 The Old Curiosity Shop 1934. Drama. Director: Thomas Bentley. Stars Elaine Benson, Ben Webster & Hay Petrie. A kind shop owner whose overwhelming gambling debts allow a greedy landlord to seize his shop and evict him.
Sat 14 Sep 19 12:00 Freewheelers Medusa. Ronald Leigh-Hunt, Wendy Padbury & Adrian Wright. Buchan goes to Paris with the Achilles club while the trio fly into danger. (S6, E3) (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 14 Sep 19 12:30 You Must Be Joking 1965. Comedy. Directed by Michael Winner. Stars Michael Callan, Denholm Elliot, Terry-Thomas & James Robertson Justice. An eccentric psychiatrist oversees a 48-hour army-initiation test.
Sat 14 Sep 19 14:30 The Captain's Table 1959. Comedy. Director: Jack Lee. Starring: John Gregson, Peggy Cummins and Donald Sinden. A ship's captain is promoted from steamers to their flagship passenger liner.
Sat 14 Sep 19 16:15 Ring of Spies 1964. Drama. Directed by Robert Tronson. Stars Bernard Lee, William Sylvester, David Kossoff & Margaret Tyzack. A secret agent asks Henry Houghton to steal military secrets in exchange for a hefty fee (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 14 Sep 19 18:00 On the Fiddle 1961. Comedy. Directed by Cyril Frankel. Stars Alfred Lynch, Sean Connery & Cecil Parker. Tricked into joining the RAF, Horace Pope works up a lucrative racket in conning the RAF.
Sat 14 Sep 19 20:00 Voyage of the Damned 1976. War Drama. Director: Stuart Rosenberg. Stars Faye Dunaway, Oskar Werner & Lee Grant. The tragic 1939 voyage of SS St. Louis carrying hundreds of German Jewish refugees from Nazi Germany
Sat 14 Sep 19 23:10 Horror of Frankenstein 1971. Horror. Directed by Jimmy Sangster. Stars Dennis Price, Kate O'Mara & Ralph Bates. Young Victor Frankenstein inherits his father�s title, his castle and his taste for grisly experiments.
Sat 14 Sep 19 01:10 Blackout 1950. Crime Noir. Directed by Robert S Baker. Screenplay by John Gilling. Stars Maxwell Reed & Dinah Sheridan. An ambulance drops a blind patient to the wrong address, where he stumbles over a body. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 14 Sep 19 02:30 SOS Titanic 1979. Drama. Directed by William Hale. Stars David Janssen, Cloris Leachman & Harry Andrews. In April 1912, the supposedly unsinkable R.M.S. Titanic hits an iceberg in the Atlantic Ocean.
Sat 14 Sep 19 04:30 Mr. Winkle Goes To War 1944. Comedy. Director: Alfred E. Green. Stars: Edward G. Robinson, Ruth Warrick and Ted Donaldson. Mr Winkle, a mild-mannered, middle-aged bank clerk finds himself in battle in the South Pacific.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Sun 15 Sep 19 06:00 The Red House 1947. Drama. Directed by Delmer Daves and starring Edward G Robinson, Lon McCallister, Judith Anderson and Rory Calhoun. Two girls, when told not to, explore mysterious woodland and discover secrets (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 15 Sep 19 08:00 Hawkeye The Girl. 1957. Directed by Sam Newfield. Stars John Hart, Lon Chaney Jr. & Pegeen Rose. A young woman with a past and a Seneca Chief attempt to stir the Iroquois into war with the settlers. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 15 Sep 19 08:30 The Monkey's Paw 1948. Horror. A curio dealer sells a monkey's paw that can grant the possessor three wishes but warns that disaster will follow. Starring Michael Martin-Harvey, Sydney Tafler & Alfie Bass. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 15 Sep 19 09:45 Don't Panic Chaps 1959. Comedy. Directed by George Pollock. Stars Dennis Price, George Cole, Thorley Walters & Terence Alexander. British and German soldiers peacefully share a little island until Elsa is cast ashore.
Sun 15 Sep 19 11:30 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)
Sun 15 Sep 19 12:00 Freewheelers Mayday. Ronald Leigh-Hunt, Wendy Padbury & Adrian Wright. Ryan and Burke are recaptured but get help from their cell mate. (S6, E4) (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 15 Sep 19 12:30 Lady Hamilton (AKA: The Hamilton Woman) 1941. Drama. Directed by Alexander Korda. Stars Laurence Olivier, Vivien Leigh & Alan Mowbray. The historical story of the romance between Lord Nelson and Lady Emma Hamilton. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 15 Sep 19 15:00 The Four Feathers 1939. Adventure. Directed by Zoltan Korda. Starring John Clements, Ralph Richardson & C. Aubrey Smith. A British officer seeks to redeem his cowardice 'feathers' by secretly aiding his former comrades (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 15 Sep 19 17:20 A Little of What You Fancy 1968. A loving tribute to British Music Hall with Lily Morris and Gus Elen. Featuring original archive film, rare prints, portraits and photographs, it traces what remains of the great music halls. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 15 Sep 19 18:30 For the Love of Ada Birth. Stars: Wilfred Pickles, Irene Handl & Jack Smethurst. Ada is about to become a grandmother but when Ruth's baby arrives, Leslie is at first nowhere to be found. (S4, E03)
Sun 15 Sep 19 19:00 Miracle in Soho 1957. Romance. Director: Julian Amyes. Starring John Gregson, Belinda Lee, Cyril Cusack and Peter Illing. Michael is an unhappy road worker, until he meets Julia, and 'the miracle' happens.
Sun 15 Sep 19 21:00 The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes Five Hundred Carats. Stars: Barry Keegan, Patrick Barr, Martin Jarvis. Tensions reach the breaking point when there is a daring theft of the DeBeers diamond.
Sun 15 Sep 19 22:00 The Beauty Jungle 1964. Comedy. Director: Val Guest. Stars Janette Scott, Ian Hendry, Edmund Purdom & Sid James. Shirley leaves her fiance and moves to London for success after participating in a beauty contest.
Sun 15 Sep 19 00:15 Psyche 59 1964. Drama. Directed by Alexandre Singer. Stars Patricia Neal, Curt Jurgens & Samantha Eggar. The blind wife of an industrialist begins to learn that her malady may not be the result of an injury.
Sun 15 Sep 19 02:15 The Culpepper Cattle Co 1972. Western. Director: Dick Richards. Stars Gary Grimes, Billy 'Green' Bush, Luke Askew & Bo Hopkins. Ben eagerly signs on to be an assistant on a cattle drive headed by the gruff Frank Culpepper.
Sun 15 Sep 19 04:05 Ring-A-Ding Rhythm! 1962. Musical. Directed by Richard Lester. Stars Helen Shapiro, Craig Douglas & John Leyton. (AKA: It's Trad Dad) Teens put on a festival to demonstrate the merits of traditional jazz & rock 'n' roll.
Sun 15 Sep 19 05:40 The History Of The Record Industry – It's in The Groove! 1949. A wonderful look at the rise of the record industry, from its primitive beginnings to the unveiling of the formats that would revolutionise the world of popular music: the LP and the single.

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DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Mon 16 Sep 19 06:00 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)
Mon 16 Sep 19 07:15 The Detectives Fourth Commandment. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West
Mon 16 Sep 19 08:15 The Old Dark House 1963. Comedy. Directed by William Castle. Stars Fenella Fielding, Tom Poston, Robert Morley & Janette Scott. A car salesman finds himself in fatal mishaps when delivering a car to a secluded mansion.
Mon 16 Sep 19 10:00 The Night My Number Came Up 1955. Mystery. Directed by Leslie Norman and starring Michael Redgrave, Sheila Sim, Denholm Elliott and Alexander Knox. A military aircraft's fate may or may not depend on a prophetic nightmare.
Mon 16 Sep 19 12:00 The Man Between 1953. Drama. Director: Carol Reed. Stars: James Mason, Claire Bloom & Hildegard Knef. After World War 2, Susanne Mallison travels to visit her older brother in Berlin.
Mon 16 Sep 19 14:00 Scotland Yard 1957. The White Cliffs Mystery. Directed by Montgomery Tully. Starring Russell Napier, Yvonne Andre and Peter Bathurst. A dead rocket engineer was being blackmailed. But why – and by whom? (S1, E25)
Mon 16 Sep 19 14:35 Let's Be Famous 1939. Comedy. Directed by Walter Forde. Stars Jimmy O'Dea, Betty Driver & Sonnie Hale. An Irishman sets out to become famous as a singer on the radio. But there's a mix up!
Mon 16 Sep 19 16:15 Charley Moon 1956. Musical. Director Guy Hamilton. Stars Max Bygraves, Dennis Price & Michael Medwin. Life and loves of a country boy who makes it on the London stage, but misses home.
Mon 16 Sep 19 18:15 Matinee Idols A look at the Matinee Idols that shaped cinema.
Mon 16 Sep 19 18:30 The Day The Earth Caught Fire 1961. Sci-Fi Drama. Directed by Val Guest. Stars Janet Munro, Leo McKern, Edward Judd and Michael Goodliffe. U.S and Russia test atomic bombs at the same time, which alters the nutation of the Earth. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 16 Sep 19 20:35 BFI: Fully Fitted Freight 1957. Factual. Director: Ralph Keene. The story of the fast freight, 4:48 pm, Bristol-Leeds, vacuum braked throughout. Conveyed in crisp black & white images by veteran cinematographer Ronald Craigen.
Mon 16 Sep 19 21:00 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
Mon 16 Sep 19 22:00 Villain (1971) 1971. Drama. Director: Michael Tuchner. Stars Richard Burton, Ian McShane & Nigel Davenport. Your everyday London businessman and sadistic gang leader. Once you've met, you'll wish you hadn't.
Mon 16 Sep 19 00:00 The Last Valley 1971. Drama. Directed by James Clavell. Stars Michael Caine, Omar Sharif & Nigel Davenport. A mercenary & a teacher, each fleeing the religious war in Germany, find a valley untouched by the war.
Mon 16 Sep 19 02:30 The Chase 1966. Drama. Directed by Arthur Penn. Stars Marlon Brando, Jane Fonda, Robert Redford, Angie Dickinson & Robert Duvall. Reeves' escape from prison affects the inhabitants of a small Southern town. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 16 Sep 19 05:10 No Rain At Timburi 1954. Drama. Director: Alastair Scobie. Stars Carol Raye. A lost film, shot in Kenya. Tensions mount between the local tribe and the local officer as the wait for rain takes its strain on all.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Tue 17 Sep 19 06:00 The Headless Ghost 1959. Comedy. Director Peter Graham Scott. Stars: Richard Lyon, Liliane Sottane, David Rose. Three youngsters encounter a ghost who is in limbo until he retrieves his lost head.
Tue 17 Sep 19 07:15 The Detectives The Walls Have Eyes. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West
Tue 17 Sep 19 08:15 David Copperfield 1970. Drama. Director: Delbert Mann. Stars Richard Attenborough, Laurence Olivier, Susan Hampshire, Cyril Cusack, Wendy Hiller & Edith Evans. Dickens' story of a young man's journey to maturity.
Tue 17 Sep 19 10:35 All For Mary 1955. Comedy. Director: Wendy Toye. Stars Nigel Patrick, Kathleen Harrison & David Tomlinson. In an Alpine resort, an officer & upper-class Humpy Miller set their sights on the landlord's daughter.
Tue 17 Sep 19 12:10 Green For Danger 1947. Thriller. Director. Sidney Gilliat. Stars Trevor Howard, Sally Gray, Rosamund John & Alastair Sim. Against a background of bombing raids, a series of murders take place in a hospital during WW2
Tue 17 Sep 19 14:00 Scotland Yard 1957. Night Crossing. Directed by Montgomery Tully. Starring Russell Napier, John Serret and Andre Maranne. The quiet of an idyllic port town is shattered when a body is found on the beach. (S1, E26)
Tue 17 Sep 19 14:35 The Three Worlds of Gulliver 1960. Family adventure. Directed by Jack Sher. Starring Kerwin Mathews, Jo Morrow and June Thorburn. After being shipwrecked, a man finds himself in strange lands. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 17 Sep 19 16:35 Innocent Sinners 1958. Drama. Directed by Philip Leacock. Stars Flora Robson, June Archer, David Kossoff & Christopher Hey. A girl finds expression of her sensitive side by creating a garden.
Tue 17 Sep 19 18:25 Summertime 1955. Drama. Jane (Katharine Hepburn) finally makes her dream trip to Venice but has no one to share the beautiful city with, until… Directed by David Lean.
Tue 17 Sep 19 20:20 Bespoke Overcoat 1955. Drama. Director: Jack Clayton. Stars David Kossoff & Alfie Bass. A man's only desire is to have an overcoat, but dies of hypothermia and so returns as a ghost demanding his friend steal him one
Tue 17 Sep 19 21:00 Gideon's Way The Big Fix. Directed by James Hill. Stars John Gregson, Michael Ripper, Penelope Horner, Maurice Hedley & Robert Brown. Gideon investigates after a horse who is favourite to win loses a race.
Tue 17 Sep 19 22:00 The Cassandra Crossing 1976. Drama. Director: George P Cosmatos. Stars Sophia Loren, Richard Harris, Ava Gardner, Burt Lancaster & Martin Sheen. Passengers of a European train can't escape after a deadly virus is planted.
Tue 17 Sep 19 00:35 She Played With Fire 1958. Drama. Directed by Sidney Gilliat. Stars Jack Hawkins, Ian Hunter, Arlene Dahl & Dennis Price. An investigator finds himself involved in blackmail & murder after running into his ex.
Tue 17 Sep 19 02:35 The Hireling 1973. Drama. Director: Alan Bridges. Stars: Robert Shaw, Sarah Miles and Peter Egan. A young woman suffering from depression, over the loss of her husband, develops a relationship with her chauffeur (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 17 Sep 19 04:50 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)
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Wed 18 Sep 19 06:00 Demi-Paradise 1943. Drama. Directed by Anthony Asquith. Stars Laurence Olivier, Penelope Ward, Margaret Rutherford & Felix Aylmer. A Russian engineer recounts his time in England during WW2.
Wed 18 Sep 19 08:15 The Detectives Stranger In The House. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West
Wed 18 Sep 19 09:15 The Holly and the Ivy 1952. Drama. A heart-warming tale of a minister and his family reunited at Christmas time recounting their trials. Directed by George More O'Ferrall. Stars Ralph Richardson & Celia Johnson. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 18 Sep 19 10:55 Tawny Pipit 1944. Drama. Directed by Bernard Miles and Charles Saunders. Starring Bernard Miles, Rosamund John and Niall MacGinnis. A village bands together to save its wildlife from road development.
Wed 18 Sep 19 12:35 Blackout 1950. Crime Noir. Directed by Robert S Baker. Screenplay by John Gilling. Stars Maxwell Reed & Dinah Sheridan. An ambulance drops a blind patient to the wrong address, where he stumbles over a body. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 18 Sep 19 14:00 Scotland Yard 1958. Print of Death. Directed by Montgomery Tully. Starring John Warwick, Tim Turner and Phil Brown. A payroll van is pulled over by a police car, the guards shot and the payroll stolen. (S1, E27)
Wed 18 Sep 19 14:35 Corridor Of Mirrors 1948. Drama. Directed by Terence Young. Starring Eric Portman, Edana Romney, Barbara Mullen & Christopher Lee. A man falls in love with a beautiful woman, whom he thinks he loved in a previous life. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 18 Sep 19 16:35 New 'Light Orchestras' … In 1939 – Glimpses. 1939. Director: Horace Shepherd. Stars Leslie Jeffries, Reginald King & Eugene Pini. With the population of the wireless increasing, a new theme of entertainment is emerging…
Wed 18 Sep 19 16:50 Curtain Up 1952. Comedy. Directed by Ralph Smart. Stars Robert Morley, Margaret Rutherford, Kay Kendall & Michael Medwin. A stage director clashes with the author of a play being done by a little theatre group.
Wed 18 Sep 19 18:30 The One That Got Away 1957. Drama. Directed by Roy Ward Baker. Stars Hardy Kruger, Colin Gordon & Michael Goodliffe. A German flight officer is shot down over England and makes numerous attempts to escape to fight again.
Wed 18 Sep 19 20:45 Nine, Dalmuir West Kevin Brownlow's atmospheric homage to Glasgow's tram system follows the last tram to run in September 1962.
Wed 18 Sep 19 21:00 Widows Episode 4. 1983. Stars: Ann Mitchell, Maureen O'Farrell, Fiona Hendley. The women are being watched at the lock up as they put the final preparations in place for the raid.
Wed 18 Sep 19 22:00 The Beauty Jungle 1964. Comedy. Director: Val Guest. Stars Janette Scott, Ian Hendry, Edmund Purdom & Sid James. Shirley leaves her fiance and moves to London for success after participating in a beauty contest.
Wed 18 Sep 19 00:15 The Passenger 1975. Drama. Director: Michelangelo Antonioni. Stars Jack Nicholson, Maria Schneider, Jenny Runacre. A war correspondent, unable to find the war he's been asked to uncover chooses a risky path. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 18 Sep 19 02:45 The Great Houdini 1976. Drama. Directed by Melville Shavelson and starring Peter Cushing and Paul Michael Glaser. A biography of the renowned escape artist Harry Houdini, examining his fascination with the occult.
Wed 18 Sep 19 04:45 Mysterious Mr Davis 1936. Comedy. Businessman Julian (Henry Kendall) invents an important but imaginary partner to stave off his creditors. Stars Alastair Sim.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Thu 19 Sep 19 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)
Thu 19 Sep 19 07:35 The Detectives Saturday Edition. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West
Thu 19 Sep 19 08:35 I'll Get You For This 1951. Drama. Director Joseph M. Newman. Stars George Raft, Coleen Gray & Enzo Staiola. A gambler discovers he has been framed for the murder of a Treasury Agent and goes on a journey to clear his name
Thu 19 Sep 19 10:15 On the Fiddle 1961. Comedy. Directed by Cyril Frankel. Stars Alfred Lynch, Sean Connery & Cecil Parker. Tricked into joining the RAF, Horace Pope works up a lucrative racket in conning the RAF.
Thu 19 Sep 19 12:15 The Scamp 1957. Crime drama directed by Wolf Rilla and starring Richard Attenborough, Dorothy Alison, Colin Petersen. Todd Dawson is a ten year old waif with a drunken scallywag for a father. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 19 Sep 19 14:00 Rooms Ted & Mrs Fox P1. Two part dramas concerning the various drifters who rent rooms in a lodging house.
Thu 19 Sep 19 14:30 The Captain's Table 1959. Comedy. Director: Jack Lee. Starring: John Gregson, Peggy Cummins and Donald Sinden. A ship's captain is promoted from steamers to their flagship passenger liner.
Thu 19 Sep 19 16:15 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)
Thu 19 Sep 19 17:25 Davy 1958. Comedy. Directed by Michael Relph. Starring Harry Secombe, Ron Randell and George Relph. Young Davy is the star of his family's touring act, but will he go it alone when stardom calls? (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 19 Sep 19 19:05 No Highway in the Sky 1951. Drama. Directed by Henry Koster. Stars James Stewart, Jack Hawkins, Marlene Dietrich & Glynis Johns. An aeronautical engineer predicts that a new model of plane will fail catastrophically. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 19 Sep 19 21:00 The Human Jungle Thin Ice. 1963. Director: John Ainsworth. Stars Herbert Lom. A teenaged ice skater feels her family are pushing her beyond her limits. Guest stars Janina Faye and George A. Cooper. (S1, E4)
Thu 19 Sep 19 22:00 The Counterfiet Plan 1957. Crime. Directed by Montgomery Tully. Stars Zachary Scott, Peggy Castle, Mervyn Johns, Sydney Tafler & Lee Patterson. Max Brandt, an escaped convict, seeks out the home of a wartime acquaintance.
Thu 19 Sep 19 23:45 A Severed Head 1971. Comedy. Directed by Dick Clement. Starring Richard Attenborough, Lee Remick, Clive Revill & Claire Bloom. A pampered wife tells her husband that she is in love with their best friend.
Thu 19 Sep 19 01:45 You Must Be Joking 1965. Comedy. Directed by Michael Winner. Stars Michael Callan, Denholm Elliot, Terry-Thomas & James Robertson Justice. An eccentric psychiatrist oversees a 48-hour army-initiation test.
Thu 19 Sep 19 03:45 Penny Serenade 1941. Drama. Director: George Stevens. Stars Irene Dunne, Cary Grant, Beulah Bondi & Edgar Buchanan. A couple's big dreams give way to a life full of unexpected sadness and unexpected joy. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Fri 20 Sep 19 06:00 When The Bough Breaks 1947. Drama. Directed by Lawrence Huntington. Stars Patricia Roc, Rosamund John & Bill Owen. A young mother hands over her baby to foster parents, but struggles to let go emotionally.
Fri 20 Sep 19 07:40 The Late Edwina Black 1951. Drama. Director: Maurice Elvey. Stars David Farrar, Geraldine Fitzgerald & Roland Culver. When a sickly Victorian woman dies, a postmortem reveals that her body contains a fatal dose of arsenic.
Fri 20 Sep 19 09:15 Berth 24 1950. Director: J.B Holmes. With William Devlin and Richard Huson. First production of the new British Transport Film Unit. In the Hull Docks, the steamer S.S. Bravo arrives from Gothenburg with cargo
Fri 20 Sep 19 10:00 Miracle in Soho 1957. Romance. Director: Julian Amyes. Starring John Gregson, Belinda Lee, Cyril Cusack and Peter Illing. Michael is an unhappy road worker, until he meets Julia, and 'the miracle' happens.
Fri 20 Sep 19 12:00 Notorious (1946) 1946. Drama. Directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Stars Cary Grant, Ingrid Bergman & Claude Rains. A woman is asked to spy on a group of Nazi friends in South America, but how far will she have to go? (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 20 Sep 19 14:00 Rooms Ted & Mrs Fox P1. Two part dramas concerning the various drifters who rent rooms in a lodging house.
Fri 20 Sep 19 14:30 Another Shore 1948. Comedy Drama. Directed by Charles Crichton. Stars Robert Beatty, Stanley Holloway & Moira Lister. A young Irishman comes up with an unusual plan to get the money to emigrate to Tahiti.
Fri 20 Sep 19 16:05 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.
Fri 20 Sep 19 17:45 Passenger to London 1937. Thriller. Director: Lawrence Huntingdon. Stars John Warwick, Jenny Laird & Paul Neville. A great B British film. An agent, carrying important papers, is knifed to death on a passenger train.
Fri 20 Sep 19 18:55 Jigsaw 1962. Directed by Val Guest and starring Jack Warner. A woman is murdered and it's up to Detective Fellows to sift through the clues and solve the 'Jigsaw'. Great shots of Brighton in the 60s.
Fri 20 Sep 19 21:00 Shadows of Fear The Death Watcher. 1971. Stars: John Neville, Judy Parfitt, Victor Maddern. A Scientist is determined to prove his fanciful theories about spirits (S1, E04)
Fri 20 Sep 19 22:00 Horror of Frankenstein 1971. Horror. Directed by Jimmy Sangster. Stars Dennis Price, Kate O'Mara & Ralph Bates. Young Victor Frankenstein inherits his father's title, his castle and his taste for grisly experiments.
Fri 20 Sep 19 00:00 Rock City 1973. Doc. Stars Cat Stevens, Tina Turner, Jimi Hendrix, Mick Jagger, Otis Redding, Rod Stewart Pete Townshend & more. Vintage film footage from the hey-day of the London's rock and roll scene.
Fri 20 Sep 19 02:05 Every Home Should Have One 1970. Comedy. Directed by Jim Clark. Stars Marty Feldman, Judy Cornwell, Garry Miller & Shelley Berman. Teddy, working at an advertising agency, has to come up with a campaign for frozen porridge.
Fri 20 Sep 19 03:55 The Gentleman Bandit 1981. Crime drama directed by Jonathan Kaplan. Based on the real-life ordeal of Baltimore priest Bernard Pagano who was arrested for a series of hold-ups.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Sat 21 Sep 19 06:00 Behemoth The Seamonster 1959. Sci-Fi. Atomic marine tests cause the resurrection of a dormant sea-monster who then threatens to destroy London. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 21 Sep 19 07:35 Hawkeye The Soldier. 1957. Directed by Sam Newfield. Stars John Hart, Lon Chaney Jr. & Michael Julian. A soldier is accused of stealing new breech loading rifles and selling them to the Natives Americans. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 21 Sep 19 08:05 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 21 Sep 19 09:55 The Good Die Young 1954. Thriller. Director: Lewis Gilbert. Stars Robert Morley, Joan Collins, Laurence Harvey & Stanley Baker. A group of down-and-outs are holding up a post office van when things start to go wrong
Sat 21 Sep 19 12:00 Freewheelers Pirates. Ronald Leigh-Hunt, Wendy Padbury & Adrian Wright. While the boys go sailing, Sue and Colin track down Nero. (S6, E5) (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 21 Sep 19 12:30 I Didn't Do It 1945. Comedy. Directed by Marcel Varnel. Stars George Formby, Billy Caryll, Hilda Mundy & Wally Patch. An Aspiring entertainer in search of fame and fortune soon has to try and clear his name.
Sat 21 Sep 19 14:30 All Over The Town 1949. Drama. Director: Derek N. Twist. Norman Wooland, Sarah Churchill, Bryan Forbes & James Hayter. After serving in the RAF during WW2, Nat Hearn struggles to return to his pre-war job.
Sat 21 Sep 19 16:10 Unearthly Stranger 1963. Sci-Fi Horror. Directed by John Krish. Stars John Neville, Phillip Stone, Gabriella Licudi & Warren Mitchell. A government scientist quickly marries a mysterious woman who he knows little about. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 21 Sep 19 17:45 No Kidding 1960. Comedy. Directed by Gerald Thomas. Stars Leslie Phillips, Geraldine Mcewan, Julia Lockwood, Noel Purcell & Irene Handl. A couple inherit an estate and turn it into a summer camp for children.
Sat 21 Sep 19 19:30 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 21 Sep 19 21:00 The Deep 1977. Adventure. Director: Peter Yates. Stars Jacqueline Bisset, Nick Nolte & Dick Anthony Williams. In Bermuda, two amateur treasure-hunters run into criminals when uncovering a WW2 treasure. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 21 Sep 19 23:30 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
Sat 21 Sep 19 01:05 The Rocky Horror Picture Show 1975. Comedy. Director Jim Sharman. Stars Tim Curry, Susan Sarandon & Barry Bostwick. A squeaky clean couple, stranded at a creepy castle, encounter a night of murder, music and dance. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 21 Sep 19 03:10 Della 1964. Directed by Robert Gist and starring Joan Crawford. Della (Crawford), a reclusive, wealthy matriarch of Royal Bay, watches over the affluent coastal town. Possession, for her, is everything.
Sat 21 Sep 19 04:35 Bond of Fear 1956. Crime Drama directed by Henry Cass and starring Dermot Walsh and Jane Barrett. Filmed at Nettlefold. A man and his family on a caravan holiday in France are taken hostage by an escaped convict.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Sun 22 Sep 19 06:00 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 22 Sep 19 07:35 Hawkeye Huron Tomahawk. 1957. Directed by Sam Newfield. Stars John Hart, Lon Chaney Jr. & Brian Smyth. Mike is returning home to marry but his fiance and family have been murdered. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 22 Sep 19 08:05 The Cariboo Trail 1950. Western. Director: Edwin L. Marin. Stars Randolph Scott, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Bill Williams. Jim & Mike head into Canada via the Cariboo Trail to raise cattle and dig for gold but find trouble. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 22 Sep 19 09:45 Fort Algiers 1953. Drama. Director: Lesley Selander. Stars Yvonne De Carlo, Carlos Thompson & Raymond Burr. In northwest Africa, a tribal leader tries to stir up a rebellion against the ruling powers. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 22 Sep 19 11:20 Steve's Cannon Crackers 1937. Animation. Steve and his master hire an empty old sea fort for a holiday but cause chaos when they begin to mess around with the old cannons.
Sun 22 Sep 19 11:30 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 22 Sep 19 12:00 Freewheelers The Threat. Ronald Leigh-Hunt, Wendy Padbury & Adrian Wright. Colin has been shot and Sue is up to her neck in trouble. Nero is getting closer to perfecting Medusa. (S6, E6) (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 22 Sep 19 12:30 The Devil & Daniel Webster 1941. Drama. Starring James Craig as Jabez Stone. As a down-on-his-luck New England farmer, Stone makes a deal with the Devil to give up his soul for seven years of prosperity and good luck.
Sun 22 Sep 19 14:30 Out Of The Clouds 1955. Drama. Directed by Basil Dearden. Stars: Anthony Steel, Robert Beatty, James Robertson Justice & David Knight. A busy day at London Airport. Follow the lives and loves of the crew and passengers (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 22 Sep 19 16:20 Jungle Book 1942. Adventure. Directed by Zoltan Korda. Stars Sabu, Joseph Calleia & John Qualen. An adaptation of Kipling's tale, in which a man-cub is protected by Baloo the bear and Bagheera the Black Panther.
Sun 22 Sep 19 18:30 For the Love of Ada The Admirer. Stars: Wilfred Pickles, Irene Handl & Jack. A gentleman admirer starts flirting with Ada and she is flattered but what does Walter think to all this. (S4, E04)
Sun 22 Sep 19 19:00 Lost in the Desert 1969. Drama. Directed by Jamie Uys. Stars Wynand Uys & Jamie Uys. A plane crash a young boy and his dog must learn to survive in the heart of the African desert.
Sun 22 Sep 19 20:40 Eddie Carroll & His Orchestra 1939. Directed by Horace Shepherd – Enjoy 'Harlem', 'Home', 'Taint what you do', 'What do you know about love?' and many more with Eddie Carroll and his Orchestra, sung by Gwen Jones.
Sun 22 Sep 19 21:00 The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes Cell 13. Stars: Douglas Wilmer, Michael Gough, Ray Smith. Prof. Van Dusen wagers he can escape from the vaunted high-security facility in less than a week
Sun 22 Sep 19 22:00 What Ever Happened To Aunt Alice 1969. Drama. Directed by Lee H. Katzin. Stars Ruth Gordon, Geraldine Page & Robert Fuller. Alice applies for the job of housekeeper in order to find out what happened to a missing widowed friend.
Sun 22 Sep 19 00:00 The Day After 1983. Drama. Directed by Nicholas Meyer. Stars Jason Robards, Steve Guttenberg, John Lithgow & JoBeth Williams. A Midwestern city attempts to recover after it is destroyed by a nuclear missile strike.
Sun 22 Sep 19 02:40 Nurse Edith Cavell 1939. Drama. Directed by Herbert Wilcox. Starring Anna Neagle, Edna May Oliver, George Sanders & Zasu Pitts. During WW1, a British nurse, based in Brussels, assists an escaped prisoner of war.
Sun 22 Sep 19 04:40 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.