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Talking Pictures TV Programme Schedule

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February 22nd to February 28th



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TPTV Schedule February 22nd to February 28th

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Mon 22 Feb 2100:00You Will Remember1941. Musical drama. Directed by Jack Raymond. Stars: Robert Morley, Emlyn Williams, Dorothy Hyson. Based on the life of the English composer Leslie Stuart, famous in the British music halls. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 22 Feb 2101:50The Challenge1960. Crime noir directed by John Gilling and stars Anthony Quayle, Carl Mohner and Jayne Mansfield, who makes a departure from her usual roles, as tough girl Billy in this dark crime story.
Mon 22 Feb 2103:45Serena1962. 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. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 22 Feb 2105:00The WesternerGhost of a Chance. 1962. Western Series created by Sam Peckinpah and starring Brian Keith. One of the most sophisticated westerns for its time or any other. (S1, E9)
Mon 22 Feb 2105:30TateBefore Sunup. 1960. Western. Stars David McLean. Holed up in Doc's office is a wounded store keeper and the saloon girl who loves him. Clamoring outside is the town's murderous power broker. (S1, E9)
Mon 22 Feb 2106:00Charlie's On GuardAn amateur film made in 1943 by British Army personnel about what happens when Charlie, who is supposed to be 'on guard', falls asleep and dreams.
Mon 22 Feb 2106:05Paul Temple's Triumph1950. 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. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 22 Feb 2107:40Noose1948. Crime drama starring Derek Farr, Carole Landis and Stanley Holloway. Sugiani, a black-market racketeer (Joseph Calleia), is amassing a fortune until reporter Linda Medbury (Landis), is on to him (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 22 Feb 2109:30William TellThe Shrew. 1959. Stars: Conrad Phillips, Willoughby Goddard & Jennifer Jayne. Hedda, lured away by a message that her sister is ill, finds herself an unwilling pawn in Gessler's latest plot.
Mon 22 Feb 2110:00CatweazleThe Demi Devil. 1970. Stars Geoffrey Bayldon, Robin Davies, Charles Tingwell. A failed spell and a visit from a lost pet sparks chaos for Catweazle, who believes hes turned Carrot into a monkey
Mon 22 Feb 2110:30Demobbed1944. 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)
Mon 22 Feb 2112:201950s Puzzle CornerCharming question time set around a 1950s. Incredible shots of London Airport, Coventry, The Coast with puzzles to solve - How many grooves on a 12 inch LP? When will the B.O.A.C plane reach New York?
Mon 22 Feb 2112:40Double Bunk1961. Comedy Stars Ian Carmichael, Janette Scott, Sidney James & Liz Fraser. A newlywed couple are desperate to get back home after their houseboat runs out of fuel in France. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 22 Feb 2114:30Doctor at Sea1955. Action. Directed by Ralph Thomas. Stars Dirk Bogarde, Brigitte Bardot, James Robertson. A young man signs up to be a ship's doctor in an effort to bring some excitement into his life.
Mon 22 Feb 2116:30Twenty One Day1940. Drama. Director: Basil Dean. Stars: Vivien Leigh, Laurence Olivier & Leslie Banks. When the disreputable husband of his lover Wanda tries to extort money from the lovers, Larry kills him. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 22 Feb 2118:00Scales of Justice1962. Moment of Decision. Stars Ray Barrett & Patricia Healey. Based on a real case, a woman yearning for a child takes a baby from a wealthy family. Her husband sees this as an opportunity. (S1, E3)
Mon 22 Feb 2118:35The Atomic City1952. Thriller. Directed by Jerry Hopper. Stars Gene Barry & Lydia Clarke. After physicist Dr. Addison discovers that his son has been kidnapped, he receives a series of telegrams with instructions. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 22 Feb 2120:15The Rat Race1960. Drama. Director: Robert Mulligan. Stars: Tony Curtis, Debbie Reynolds, Jack Oakie & Don Rickles. A saxophonist leaves Milwaukee to try and make it in New York. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 22 Feb 2122:20Timeslip1955. Crime. Directed by Ken Hughes. Stars Gene Nelson, Faith Domergue & Joseph Tomelty. A body is recovered from the Thames and reporter, Delaney, identifies the man as being a nuclear physicist.
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Tue 23 Feb 2100:10Fools' Parade1971. Comedy. Director Andrew V. McLaglen. Stars James Stewart, George Kennedy, Kurt Russel & Anne Baxter. Three ex-convicts hope to start a business with the money earnt behind bars.
Tue 23 Feb 2102:10The Steel Key1953. Directed By Robert S. Baker and starring Terence Morgan, Joan Rice and Raymond Lovell. A professor working on a steel formula is murdered. Those after the formula will stop at nothing. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 23 Feb 2103:30Ensign O'Toole: Operation MessCook suddenly can't fix anything that the crew can eat, creating turmoil on the Appleby.
Tue 23 Feb 2104:00Shadows of FearSugar and Spice. 1971. Stars: Sheila Hancock, Ronald Hines, Suzanne Togni. A family are forced into conflict when their son disappears one night (S1, E02)
Tue 23 Feb 2105:00The Rogues1965. Plavonia, Hail & Farewell. Gig Young, David Niven and Charles Boyer are The Rogues, members of two related families of international forgers and conmen.
Tue 23 Feb 2106:00Cairo Road1950. Drama. Director: David Macdonald. Stars Eric Portman, Laurence Harvey & Maria Mauban. The Egyptian narcotics bureau unit investigate the murder of a rich colonel.
Tue 23 Feb 2107:45Blackout1950. 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)
Tue 23 Feb 2109:10Four Legged LightingDirected by: C. Pattinson Knight Insightful. Short film on the care of greyhounds being kept for racing. From birth to the big day on the track.
Tue 23 Feb 2109:30The Adventures of Robin HoodThe Vandals. 1956. Stars Richard Greene, Victor Woolf & Archie Duncan. Robin is blamed for a series of attacks and the Sheriff tries to capture him but where is the evidence.
Tue 23 Feb 2110:00CatweazleThe House of the Sorcerer. 1970. Stars: Geoffrey Bayldon, Robin Davies, Charles Tingwell. Sam has disappeared, and Catweazle believes that he's been murdered.
Tue 23 Feb 2110:30All Done By Electricity1968. Documentary. Director: Edith & Francis Williams. An award-winning film that outlines the potential dangers of electricity in the home. Part of the Women Amateur Filmmakers collection.
Tue 23 Feb 2110:40Ramrod1947. 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)
Tue 23 Feb 2112:30The Good-Time Girl1948. Drama. Directed by David MacDonald. Stars Jean Kent, Dennis Price, Herbert Lom. A young girl gets involved with some criminals, meets some on the run GI's and starts a crime wave with them.
Tue 23 Feb 2114:15The Spanish Gardener1956. Drama. Director: Philip Leacock. Stars: Dirk Bogarde, Jon Whiteley & Michael Hordern. A diplomat stationed in Spain is jealous of the friendship between his son and the gardener Jose.
Tue 23 Feb 2116:15The Fabulous Dorseys1947. Musical. Tommy and Jimmy Dorsey play themselves in this rise and rise story of the fabulous Dorsey brothers.
Tue 23 Feb 2118:00Scales of Justice1963. Position of Trust. Stars Derrick Sherwin & Imogen Hassall. Based on a real case, a wealthy young man, about to be married, arranges for an illicit liaison with a French girl. (S1, E4)
Tue 23 Feb 2118:35The Four Feathers1939. 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)
Tue 23 Feb 2120:50Birmingham & The Road Patrol Bikes in the 1950s - GlimpsesWe start in Birmingham at the famous BSA factory where we follow the annual Road Patrol. Marvel at their side chassis and box carriers and follow them to Exeter, Abroath & Belfast.
Tue 23 Feb 2121:00The Mountain Men1980. 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.
Tue 23 Feb 2123:00What A Crazy World1963. Musical. Directed by Michael Carreras. Stars Joe Brown, Susan Maughan, Harry H Corbett and Marty Wilde. An East End lad, Alf Hitchens, dreams of hitting the big time in the music business.
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Wed 24 Feb 2100:45Gelignite Gang1955. Directed by Terence Fisher and starring Wayne Morris, Sandra Dorne and Patrick Holt. Set in London's Soho, a gang of ruthless safecrackers plan their next robbery. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 24 Feb 2102:15Arsenal Stadium Mystery1939. Mystery. Directed by Thorold Dickinson. Stars Leslie Banks, Greta Gynt, Ian McLean. Poison, death and mystery set at the Arsenal Stadium. Detective Inspector Slade is called to solve the crime. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 24 Feb 2104:00BudgieAnd the Lord Taketh Away. Stars: Adam Faith, Iain Cuthbertson & Lynn Dalby. Budgie is out of prison and living with his wife Jean in Watford. But soon he is back in his old Soho hunting ground.
Wed 24 Feb 2105:00Stagecoach WestThe Storm. Western starring Wayne Rogers, Beverly Garland & Tom Drake. A pretty but violent and ruthless woman holds Luke at gunpoint during a blizzard, demanding he help her wounded lover. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 24 Feb 2106:00Popeye The SailorAssault And Flattery. 1956. Stars Jack Mercer, Mae Questel & Lou Fleischer. Popeye is on trial in Wimpy's courtroom. Is Bluto really telling the whole story? (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 24 Feb 2106:10Zorro's Black WhipTomb Of Terror. 1944. Stars George J. Lewis & Lucien Littlefield. Hammond kills Randolph Meredith and his sister Barbara dons a black costume & mask to become The Black Whip. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 24 Feb 2106:30Soapbox Derby1957. Action. Directed by D'Arcy Conyers. Stars Michael Crawford, Keith Davis & Malcolm Kirby. A group of boys compete in the Soap Box Derby, despite facing sabotage from their rivals. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 24 Feb 2107:45The Lone RangerLone Ranger Fights On. 1949. Stars Jay Silverheels, Clayton Moore & John Hart. The origin of the Lone Ranger's horse Silver and his use of silver bullets is explained. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 24 Feb 2108:15Flash Gordon Conquers the UniverseFreezing Torture. 1940. Stars Buster Crabbe, Carol Hughes & Charles Middleton. As the others flee the Power Room, Flash is caught in a struggle with a giant of great strength. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 24 Feb 2108:40SupermanThe Mechanical Monsters. 1942. Stars Bud Collye, Joan Alexander & Jackson Beck. Superman tackles a frenzied scientist and his small army of robots in his command. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 24 Feb 2108:50SupermanMillion Dollar Limited. 1942. Stars Bud Collye, Joan Alexander & Jackson Beck. Robbers attempt to steal gold valued to one billion dollars on the way to the US mint. Superman soon intervenes. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 24 Feb 2109:00Decoy: To Trap a Thief1957 Stars Beverly Garland, Frank Overton, Mary James & George Mitchell. Casey assumes the identity of a blackmailer to solve a baffling armed robbery case. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 24 Feb 2109:30The Adventures of Sir LancelotKnight Errant. 1957. Stars William Russell, Cyril Smith & Ronald Leigh-Hunt. Two sisters are left a small kingdom by the father, but the older girl is being set up to marry by her guardian.
Wed 24 Feb 2110:00CatweazleThe Flying Broomsticks. 1970. Stars: Geoffrey Bayldon, Robin Davies, Charles Tingwell. Broomsticks have gone missing, and suspicions point the ever-vigilant, Sergeant Bottle, towards Hexwood Farm.
Wed 24 Feb 2110:30So Little Time (1952)1952. War Drama. Directed by Compton Bennett. Stars Marius Goring & Maria Schell. When war returns to Europe for the second time in a generation, the Belgians suffer occupation again.
Wed 24 Feb 2112:15Harmony Lane1954. Musical Comedy. Directed by Lewis Gilbert. A Musical featurette starring Max Bygraves, The Beverly Sisters and Dora Bryan. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 24 Feb 2112:45The Hornet's Nest1955. Comedy. Directed by Charles Saunders. Stars Paul Carpenter, June Thorburn & Marla Landi. A jewel thief loses his hidden loot and ends up in jail.
Wed 24 Feb 2114:00RoomsFriendship. 1977. Stars Michael Boughen, Diana Berriman, Anne Dyson & Richard Leech. Poor Arthur really is in the wars and an ambulance must be called. Linda shows what a caring woman she really is.
Wed 24 Feb 2114:30The RoguesThe Golden Ocean. 1965. Gig Young, David Niven and Charles Boyer are The Rogues, members of two related families of international forgers and conmen. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 24 Feb 2115:20Fanny By Gaslight1944. Drama. Director: Anthony Asquith. Stars: Phyllis Calvert, James Mason & Wilfrid Lawson. Fanny is forced to overcome terrible family problems before discovering her true identity and true love.
Wed 24 Feb 2117:30RoomsDear Marge. 1977. Stars Jill Gascoine, William Marlowe, Jenny Twigge, Ian Redford, Paul Darrow & Jennifer Daniel. Sad news for Carol and Ian upstairs, the three-wheeler failed its MOT.
Wed 24 Feb 2118:00Scales of Justice1963. Undesirable Neighbour. Stars Vanda Godsell & Bridget Armstrong. Based on a real case, a newly married woman becomes very friendly with her male neighbours. (S1, E5)
Wed 24 Feb 2118:35The History Of The MoviesMade in the 50s. A fascinating insight into the history of film making, from the early zoetrope to the introduction of perforated film and the early projectors. Then from silent to 'Talking Pictures'
Wed 24 Feb 2118:50The Edgar Wallace Mystery TheatreClue Of The Silver Key. 1961. Directed by Gerard Glaister. Stars Bernard Lee, Lyndon Brook & Finaly Currie. Superintendent Meredith of Scotland Yard investigates the murder of Harvey Lane.
Wed 24 Feb 2120:00Rumpole of the BaileyRumpole and the Show Folk. Stars: Leo McKern, Eleanor Bron, John Wells. Rumpole goes to the north, where an actor and theatre manager has been shot with a stage prop.
Wed 24 Feb 2121:05Fourth Protocol1987. Espionage. Directed by John Mackenzie. Stars Michael Caine, Pierce Brosnan, Joanna Cassidy. The KGB plot to blame the Americans for a nuclear bomb strike in Britain discovered by a British spy
Wed 24 Feb 2123:25A Kind of Loving1962. Drama. Director: John Schlesinger. Stars Alan Bates, June Ritchie & Thora Hird. After his girlfriend's pregnancy forces him to marry her, a young man must adjust to his new life.
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Thu 25 Feb 2101:40The Face Of Fu Manchu1965. Thriller. Directed by Don Sharp. Starring Christopher Lee, Nigel Green and Howard Marion-Crawford. New murders alert Officer Nayland Smith to the possibility that Fu Manchu may not be dead.
Thu 25 Feb 2103:30Honey West1965. A Neat Little Package. Classic crime series produced by Aaron Spelling and starring Anne Francis. A newsdealer survives a car wreck with amnesia and a mysterious $175,000.
Thu 25 Feb 2104:00The Mind of Mr. J. G. Reeder1971. The Treasure House. Stars Hugh Burden, Willoughby Goddard & Mona Bruce. A reformed safebreaker is coming to visit his friend Reader, when he is purposely knocked down by a passing car.
Thu 25 Feb 2105:00Target: The CorruptorsTo Wear a Badge. 1961. Stars Stephen McNally, Robert Harland & Harold J. Stone. Investigative reporters Paul Marino & Jack Flood investigate various cases of industrial corruption. (S1, E10)
Thu 25 Feb 2106:00Stormy Crossing1958. Drama directed by CM Pennington-Richards. Stars John Ireland, Derek Bond & Joy Webster. A story of a fateful cross channel swim. Great shots of Dover in the 50s. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 25 Feb 2107:25Life In Emergency Ward 101959. Drama. Based on the smash hit TV series about the daily life and the ups and downs of a hospital. Stars Michael Craig, Wilfred Hyde-White and Joan Sims. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 25 Feb 2109:10London in the 60sMade by award winning film maker John Samson - Filmed throughout the late 60s. An astonishing look at the playgrounds and the housing in and around Notting Hill area of London.
Thu 25 Feb 2109:30Sir Francis DrakeMission to Paris. 1962. Stars Terence Morgan, Jean Kent & David Greene. Elizabeth is in love with Alen on, son of Catherine de' Medici to the horror of her Court.
Thu 25 Feb 2110:00CatweazleThe Wisdom of Solomon. 1970. Stars: Geoffrey Bayldon, Robin Davies, Charles Tingwell. A new domestic helper and her obnoxious son, Arthur, arrive at Hexwood Farm.
Thu 25 Feb 2110:30Fiddlers Three1944. 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. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 25 Feb 2112:15Two Way Stretch1960. Comedy. Directed by Robert Day. Stars Peter Sellers, David Lodge & Bernard Cribbins. Dodger Lane intends to break out of prison, steal a fortune in diamonds, and break back into prison.
Thu 25 Feb 2114:00RoomsWhat's best for Alison? 1977. stars Jenny Twigge, Ian Redford, Frances White & Anne Dyson. A new health visitor appears unannounced to visit baby Alison and it seems she's on the warpath.
Thu 25 Feb 2114:30A Day Begins in Manchester (1960s)Warming Glimpses of Manchester 'waking up'. From the streets to the factories and the docks and everything in between.
Thu 25 Feb 2114:55School For Secrets1946. War. Director Peter Ustinov. Stars Ralph Richardson and Richard Attenborough. During World War II, on the eve of the Battle of Britain, British scientists develop the first radar systems.
Thu 25 Feb 2117:00Talking Pictures TV With Michael Craig2018. 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.
Thu 25 Feb 2117:30RoomsUninvited Visitors. 1977. stars Jenny Twigge, Ian Redford, Frances White & Anne Dyson. Ian calls the health visitor back and starts asking his own questions. Meanwhile, George is still missing.
Thu 25 Feb 2118:00Scales of Justice1963. The Invisible Asset. Stars Edgar Lustgarten & Kenneth J. Warren. A restaurant owner bugs one of his tables with a hidden microphone to blackmail his customers. (S1, E6)
Thu 25 Feb 2118:35Value For Money1955. Romcom. Directed by Ken Annakin. Stars John Gregson, Diana Dors, Joan Hickson & Susan Stephen. Chayley falls for a nightclub performer after inheriting a large sum of money from his father.
Thu 25 Feb 2120:15Berth 241950. 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
Thu 25 Feb 2121:00Public Eye1972. Mystery Drama. Horse and Carriage. Stars Alfred Burke, Pat Heywood & Tony Melody. Marker finds the season of goodwill a little hard to bear when a husband hires Marker to investigate his wife.
Thu 25 Feb 2122:00Goodbye Columbus1969. Comedy. Directed by Larry Peerce. Stars Richard Benjamin, Ali MacGraw, Jack Klugman. Bronx librarian Neil and pampered princess Brenda try to cross class lines despite her parents' opposition.
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Fri 26 Feb 2100:05The Passenger1975. Drama. Director: Michelangelo Antonioni. Stars Jack Nicholson, Maria Schneider, Jenny Runacre. A war correspondent, unable to find the war he has been asked to uncover chooses a risky path. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 26 Feb 2102:35Clash By Night1963. Drama. Directed by Montgomery Tully. Starring Terence Longdon, Jennifer Jayne & Harry Fowler. A prison bus enroute to jail is hijacked by a gang determined to free their leader. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 26 Feb 2104:00Public Eye1971. Detective & Mystery Drama. Who Wants To Be Told Bad News. Stars Alfred Burke, Betty Alberge & Glynn Edwards. Marker is hired to look after a client's welfare.
Fri 26 Feb 2105:00Saints & Sinners1965. Guest starring Paul Muni. A Shame For The Diamond Wedding. Human stories uncovered by the reporters of the New York City 'Record' newspaper. (S1, E10)
Fri 26 Feb 2106:00The Flaw1955. Crime directed by Terence Fisher. A racing driver (John Bentley) plans to murder his heiress wife (Rona Anderson). The lawyer (Donald Houston) discovers the plot. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 26 Feb 2107:15Blind Date1959. Thriller. Directed by Joseph Losey. Starring Stanley Baker & Micheline Presle. The mistress of a struggling artist is killed and inspector Morgan (Stanley Baker) investigates a complex case. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 26 Feb 2109:05Old Mother Riley Detective1943. Comedy. Directed by Lance Comfort. Stars Arthur Lucan, Kitty McShane & Peggy Cummins. Riley investigates the disappearance of food during the war, a serious crime because of rationing. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 26 Feb 2110:40Odd Man Out1947. Thriller. Director: Carol Reed. Stars Robert Newton, James Mason, Fay Compton & William Hartnell. Johnny McQueen, the idealist leader of an illegal organisation, has escaped from prison.
Fri 26 Feb 2113:001950s Puzzle CornerCharming question time set around a 1950s. Incredible shots of London Airport, Coventry, The Coast with puzzles to solve - How many grooves on a 12 inch LP? When will the B.O.A.C plane reach New York?
Fri 26 Feb 2113:20Thunder in the East1953. War Drama. Directed by Charles Vidor. Stars Alan Ladd, Deborah Kerr & Charles Boyer. In India, 1947, Europeans are scrambling to evacuate Ghandahar, which is besieged by a local warlord.
Fri 26 Feb 2115:20Theirs Is The Glory1946. War. Director: Brian Desmond Hurst. The story of the armies' heroic struggle to hold the vital Arnheim Bridge during World War II. Over 200 veterans took part, although no credits appear.
Fri 26 Feb 2117:00Upstairs DownstairsFor Love of Love. 1971. Stars Gordon Jackson, David Langton & Jean Marsh. Elizabeth marries socialist and poet, Lawrence Kirbridge, in a traditional church service.
Fri 26 Feb 2118:00Speed CrazyA hair-raising adventure through London's streets in the 1950s at 100mph, then 700mph by train and ending on the platform. Made by Walton Films.
Fri 26 Feb 2118:05The Angry Silence1960. Drama. Director: Guy Green. Stars: Richard Attenborough, Pier Angeli, Michael Craig & Bernard Lee. Tom Curtis works at a factory but refuses to participate in an unofficial strike. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 26 Feb 2120:05The PlankComedy. 1967. Directed by Eric Sykes. Stars Eric Sykes, Tommy Cooper & Jimmy Edwards. Two workmen fall victim to humorous mishaps as they transport a plank from a warehouse to a building site.
Fri 26 Feb 2121:00Nijinsky1980. Biography. Directed by Herbert Ross. Stars Alan Bates, George de la Pea & Ronald Pickup. Based on Vaslav Nijinsky diaries this film follows his later life and career. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 26 Feb 2123:30The Hostage1956. 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)
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Sat 27 Feb 2101:00Popeye The SailorAssault And Flattery. 1956. Stars Jack Mercer, Mae Questel & Lou Fleischer. Popeye is on trial in Wimpy's courtroom. Is Bluto really telling the whole story? (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 27 Feb 2101:10Zorro's Black WhipTomb Of Terror. 1944. Stars George J. Lewis & Lucien Littlefield. Hammond kills Randolph Meredith and his sister Barbara dons a black costume & mask to become The Black Whip. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 27 Feb 2101:30Soapbox Derby1957. Action. Directed by D'Arcy Conyers. Stars Michael Crawford, Keith Davis & Malcolm Kirby. A group of boys compete in the Soap Box Derby, despite facing sabotage from their rivals. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 27 Feb 2102:45The Lone RangerLone Ranger Fights On. 1949. Stars Jay Silverheels, Clayton Moore & John Hart. The origin of the Lone Ranger's horse Silver and his use of silver bullets is explained. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 27 Feb 2103:15Flash Gordon Conquers the UniverseFreezing Torture. 1940. Stars Buster Crabbe, Carol Hughes & Charles Middleton. As the others flee the Power Room, Flash is caught in a struggle with a giant of great strength. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 27 Feb 2103:40SupermanThe Mechanical Monsters. 1942. Stars Bud Collye, Joan Alexander & Jackson Beck. Superman tackles a frenzied scientist and his small army of robots in his command. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 27 Feb 2103:50SupermanMillion Dollar Limited. 1942. Stars Bud Collye, Joan Alexander & Jackson Beck. Robbers attempt to steal gold valued to one billion dollars on the way to the US mint. Superman soon intervenes. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 27 Feb 2104:00Van der ValkAccidental. Stars Barry Foster, Joanna Dunham & Nigel Stock. The Chief Prosecutor in an international disappears, Van der Valk must investigate.
Sat 27 Feb 2105:00The Brack Report1982. Chapter 10. Stars: Robert Lang, Toria Fuller & Bill Horsley. Harlan is determined that 'The Brack Report' will arouse a lot of political controversy.
Sat 27 Feb 2106:00Cloak Without Dagger1956. Thriller. Director: Joseph Sterling. Stars Philip Friend, Mary Mackenzie & Leslie Dwyer. During WW2, a Major misses out on the capture of a spy. Years later, the truth is revealed. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 27 Feb 2107:20Thunder In The City1937. Comedy. Stars Edward G. Robinson, Nigel Bruce, Constance Collier & Ralph Richardson. A visiting American engages in a bold business promotion, the likes of which the British have never seen. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
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Sat 27 Feb 2109:00Popeye The SailorBride And Gloom. 1954. Stars Jack Mercer & Mae Questel. Popeye is set to marry Olive but come the following morning his happiness is short lived by a frosty reception from his bride to be. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 27 Feb 2109:10Zorro's Black WhipDetour Of Death. 1944. Stars George J. Lewis & Lucien Littlefield. Hammond kills Randolph Meredith and his sister Barbara dons a black costume & mask to become The Black Whip. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 27 Feb 2109:30Go-Kart Go1963. Action. Directed by Jan Darnley-Smith. Stars Dennis Waterman, Frazer Hines & Melanie Garland. Rival groups build their own go-karts to win the local go-kart race. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 27 Feb 2110:45The Lone RangerRustler's Hideout. 1949. Stars Jay Silverheels, Clayton Moore & John Hart. The Lone Ranger believes in Fred Vance and helps him settle during a war between the Madden gang and local ranches. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 27 Feb 2111:15Flash Gordon Conquers the UniverseThe Destroying Ray. 1940. Stars Buster Crabbe, Carol Hughes, Charles Middleton. Captain Torch activates the detonation control and insists he must dispose of Flash Gordon. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 27 Feb 2111:40SupermanThe Magnetic Telescope. 1942. Stars Bud Collye, Joan Alexander & Jackson Beck. Superman must save the town and its people from a comet plunging to Earth using a magnetic telescope. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 27 Feb 2111:50SupermanThe Electric Earthquake. 1942. Stars Bud Collyer, Joan Alexander & Jackson Beck. Superman versus a fanatical extortionist with an earthquake machine.(SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 27 Feb 2112:00The Scarlet Pimpernel1935. Drama. Directed by Harold Young. Stars Leslie Howard, Merle Oberon & Raymond Massey. A mysterious Englishman travels to Paris to rescue French aristocrats from the guillotine.
Sat 27 Feb 2114:00The Gold Express1955. Comedy-thriller. Directed by Guy Fergusson. Stars Vernon Gray, Ann Walford & May Hallatt. An ace reporter comes up against crook's intent on stealing a gold shipment.
Sat 27 Feb 2115:10Woman Hater1948. Romantic Comedy. Directed by Terence Young. Stars Stewart Granger, Ronald Squire, Dandy Nichols & Irene Handl. Lord Datchett tries to lure a French film star into an experimental romance.
Sat 27 Feb 2117:15Sunday in Southend in 1959 - GlimpsesA typical sunny Sunday in Southend in 1959, the rides, the trams, the roads, the handkerchiefs on heads, a lot of dodgems, kiss-me-quick hats and the prom, pom, pom with the brass band playing...
Sat 27 Feb 2117:30The Adventures of Sir LancelotKnight's Choice. 1957. Stars William Russell, Cyril Smith & Ronald Leigh-Hunt. A Round Table knight has died which means a tournament begins to replace him.
Sat 27 Feb 2118:00One Good Turn1954. Comedy. Directed by John Paddy Carstairs. Stars Norman Wisdom, Joan Rice, Shirley Abicair & Thora Hird. Norman is the oldest orphan at Greenwood Children's Home...
Sat 27 Feb 2120:00Easy Money1948. Comedy. Directed by Bernard Knowles. Stars Greta Gynt, Dennis Price, Jack Warner & Petula Clark. Four tales about the effect a major Pools win has on four different sets of people. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 27 Feb 2122:00Never Love a Stranger1958. Crime. Directed by Robert Stevens. Stars John Drew Barrymore, Steve McQueen & Robert Bray. An orphan raised in the Catholic faith turns to crime and becomes New York's top boss.
Sat 27 Feb 2123:50The Cotton Club1984. Drama. Director: Francis Ford Coppola. Stars Richard Gere, Gregory Hines, Diane Lane & Nicholas Cage. The Cotton Club was a night club in Harlem, famous for its visitors and Jazz music.
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Sun 28 Feb 2102:25Target Earth1954. Sci-Fi. Directed by Sherman A. Rose. Starring Richard Denning. A large city is ordered to be completely evacuated as an army of robots, believed to be from the planet Venus, attack it. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 28 Feb 2104:00Special BranchAlien. Stars: George Sewell, Patrick Mower, Frederick Jaeger. Gunter can stay in Britain to continue his studies. The condition of entry permit states that he must not engage in political activities.
Sun 28 Feb 2105:00The DetectivesTobey's Place. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West
Sun 28 Feb 2106:00A Boy, a Girl and a Bike1949. 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.
Sun 28 Feb 2107:45It's in the Bag1943. 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)
Sun 28 Feb 2109:00Black Saddle1959. Client: Vardon. Western with Peter Breck. After his brothers are killed in a shootout, a gunfighter decides to hang up his guns and uphold the law by becoming a lawyer.
Sun 28 Feb 2109:30Johnny RingoThe Assassins. Directed by Aaron Spelling. A Russian violinist takes up residence in Velardi but refuses Johnny's offer of assistance when members of his country's secret police arrive.
Sun 28 Feb 2110:00Honey West1965. The Owl and The Eye. Classic crime series produced by Aaron Spelling and starring Anne Francis. Honey must steal a jade carving from a museum.
Sun 28 Feb 2110:30Flame of the Islands1955. Thriller. Directed by Edward Ludwig. Stars: Yvonne De Carlo, Howard Duff & Zachary Scott. A young woman receives a windfall, leaves New York and opens a Bahamas casino.
Sun 28 Feb 2112:15Find The Lady1956. Comedy Thriller. Directed by Charles Saunders. Stars Donald Houston, Beverley Brooks & Mervyn Johns. During New Years Eve, a young model searches for her godmother, who has gone missing.
Sun 28 Feb 2113:25Unpublished Story1942. War. Director: Harold French. Stars Richard Greene, Valerie Hobson & Basil Radford. A war correspondent during WW2 returns to London and becomes suspicious of a peace organisation.
Sun 28 Feb 2115:00The Grass is Greener1961. Comedy. Director: Stanley Donen. Stars: Cary Grant, Deborah Kerr, Robert Mitchum. Story of a lively encounter between a beautiful English countess and an American oil tycoon, set in England. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 28 Feb 2117:101950s Puzzle CornerCharming question time set around a 1950s. Incredible shots of London Airport, Coventry, The Coast with puzzles to solve - How many grooves on a 12 inch LP? When will the B.O.A.C plane reach New York?
Sun 28 Feb 2117:30The Adventures of Robin HoodThe Miser. 1956. Stars Richard Greene, Victor Woolf & Archie Duncan. Will Sir Williams tenants pay up or be thrown off the land if the money is not forthcoming. Can Tucks long sermon help Robin.
Sun 28 Feb 2118:00Upstairs DownstairsThe New Man. 1972. Stars Gordon Jackson, David Langton & Jean Marsh. Returning from honeymoon, newlyweds Mr and Mrs Lawrence Kirbridge set up the home in Greenwich.
Sun 28 Feb 2119:00HannayThe Terrors of the Earth. 1989. Stars Robert Powell, Gavin Richards & Alex Kingston. As tension mounts in Europe, the British Government prepares antidotes against possible germ warfare. (S2, E02)
Sun 28 Feb 2120:00Sunday Night at the London PalladiumVariety entertainment show hosted by Jimmy Tarbuck. With guest stars Cliff Richard and the Shadows, Charlie Drake and Henry McGee, Freddy Davis, and Robert Harbin.
Sun 28 Feb 2121:05Enemy At The DoorEscape. 1980. Stars Alfred Burke, Bernard Horsfall & Antonia Pemberton. Confronting and killing the latest intrude at his farm lead Peter to a desperate escape but not one he imagined. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 28 Feb 2122:05Farewell My Lovely1975. Thriller. Directed by Dick Richards. Stars Robert Mitchum, Charlotte Rampling, & Sylvester Stallone. An ex-con hires a private eye to find his girlfriend but ends up getting framed for murder.

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Mon 01 Mar 2100:05King David1985. Drama. Directed by Bruce Beresford. Stars Richard Gere, Alice Krige, Denis Quilley & Edward Woodward. Epic historical drama about the life of the second King of the Kingdom of Israel, David. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 01 Mar 2102:15The Immortal Orson Welles2019. Documentary. Director: Chris Wade. Stars: Dorian Bond, Norman Eshley & Henry Jaglom. A documentary exploring the life and career of the esteemed Orson Welles.
Mon 01 Mar 2103:30The Hideout1956. Drama. Director: Peter Graham Scott. Cast: Dermot Walsh, Rona Anderson & Sam Kydd. An insurance investigator receives a suitcase full of cash. His search leads him to the sister of a smuggler.
Mon 01 Mar 2104:45The Girl From Willow Green1975. Drama. Director: Gay Ashby. A man offers a young woman a lift, only to discover later that she went missing two years ago. Part of the Women Amateur Filmmakers Collection.
Mon 01 Mar 2105:00The WesternerLine Camp. 1962. Western Series created by Sam Peckinpah and starring Brian Keith. One of the most sophisticated westerns for its time or any other. (S1, E10)
Mon 01 Mar 2105:30TateThe Reckoning. 1960. Western. Stars David McLean. The adventures of a one-armed gun fighter who lost his arm in the Civil War. (S1, E10)
Mon 01 Mar 2106:00Blind Corner1965. Drama. Director: Lance Comfort. Stars William Sylvester, Barbara Shelley & Elizabeth Shepherd. The wife of a blind composer plots to murder her husband after he learns of her affair.
Mon 01 Mar 2107:35Ploughman's HolidayMade in 1950 a charming travelogue of 1950s England documenting the holiday of a group of farmers from Ontario travelling around England. Everything from agricultural shows to ploughing matches!
Mon 01 Mar 2108:10Scotland Yard Investigator1945. Thriller. Directed by George Blair. Stars C. Aubrey Smith, Stephanie Bachelor & Erich von Stroheim. During WWII a German art collector tries to steal the Mona Lisa from a London gallery.
Mon 01 Mar 2109:30William TellManhunt. 1959. Stars: Conrad Phillips, Willoughby Goddard & Jennifer Jayne. Trapped on an island owned by Prince Erik, a man who enjoys hunting prey, Tell's careers appears to be at the end.
Mon 01 Mar 2110:00CatweazleThe Trickery Lantern. 1970. Stars: Geoffrey Bayldon, Robin Davies, Charles Tingwell. Mr. Bennet is celebrating his birthday, despite having an injured foot.
Mon 01 Mar 2110:30Mrs. Fitzherbert1947. Drama. Directed by Montgomery Tully. Stars Peter Graves, Joyce Howard, Leslie Banks & Margaretta Scott. A society beauty's secret marriage to the Prince of Wales causes a political crisis.
Mon 01 Mar 2112:35Wonderful Life1964. Musical. Director: Sidney J. Furie. Stars Cliff Richard, Susan Hampshire, Richard O'Sullivan & The Shadows. Cliff Richard's band is stranded in the Canary Islands and get working on a movie (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 01 Mar 2114:50Pit of Darkness1961. 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)
Mon 01 Mar 2116:25Diplomatic Corpse1958. Thriller. Director by Montgomery Tully. Stars Robin Bailey, Susan Shaw & Harry Fowler. A crime reporter and his girlfriend investigate a dead body pulled from the river has embassy links.
Mon 01 Mar 2117:45How Television WorksMade in 1951 Very interesting early public information film explains how televisions work, everything from the cameras and the control rooms to the tubes and the signals.
Mon 01 Mar 2118:00Scales of Justice1965. Personal and Confidential. Stars Edgar Lustgarten & Ellen McIntosh. Police investigating a suspicious death find a file marked 'Top Secret' in the victim's briefcase. (S1, E7)
Mon 01 Mar 2118:35Doctor In Love1960. Comedy. Directed by Ralph Thomas. Stars Leslie Phillips, Joan Sims & Fenella Fielding. Richard Hare's love life has as many ups and downs, as does his career.
Mon 01 Mar 2120:35All In A Night Work1961. Drama. Director by Joseph Anthony. Stars Dean Martin, Shirley MacLaine, Cliff Robertson. A playboy inherits his uncle's publishing business, but circumstances of his uncle's death are hushed up. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 01 Mar 2122:25Escape Route1952. Crime Drama. Directed by Seymour Friedman & Peter Graham Scott. Stars George Raft. Nuclear scientists are kidnapped. An FBI man and a British agent must find the culprit. Sally Gray's last film. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 01 Mar 2100:00A Walk in the Spring Rain1970. 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).
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Tue 02 Mar 2102:00Peeping Tom1960. Horror. Director: Michael Powell. Stars: Carl Boehm, Anna Massey, Moira Shearer. A young man murders women, using a movie camera to film their dying expressions of terror.
Tue 02 Mar 2104:00Shadows of FearAt 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)
Tue 02 Mar 2105:00The Rogues1965. The Boston Money Party. Gig Young, David Niven and Charles Boyer are The Rogues, members of two related families of international forgers and conmen.
Tue 02 Mar 2106:00This England1941. Drama. Directed by David MacDonald. Stars Emlyn Williams, John Clements & Roddy McDowall. A country squire tells a US journalist the tradition of English freedom through a village's history.
Tue 02 Mar 2107:45Here's Their Invisible Inheritance1945. Director Alfred Travers. We must not forget the lessons we have learnt from the past - it's the message given regarding the housing problems facing post war Britain
Tue 02 Mar 2108:10It's a Great Day1955. 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 02 Mar 2109:30The Adventures of Robin HoodRichard The Lionheart. 1956. Stars Richard Greene, Victor Woolf & Archie Duncan. Arriving back in England King Richard is in disguise. Who can he count on for loyalty?
Tue 02 Mar 2110:00CatweazleThe Magic Riddle. 1971. Stars: Geoffrey Bayldon, Gary Warren, Moray Watson. Catweazle is back. Inevitably the return of the 11th century wizard in the 20th century spells trouble.
Tue 02 Mar 2110:30Small Hotel1957. Comedy. Directed by David Mcdonald. Stars Gordon Harker, Marie Lohr, John Lode & Billie Whitelaw. At a small hotel, Albert, an aged but shrewd waiter, is a past master at the art of fiddling.
Tue 02 Mar 2111:40Crossroads to Crime1960. Crime. Director: Gerry Anderson. Stars Anthony Oliver, Arthur Rigby. A PC suspects that a gang of lorry hijackers, operating from a transport cafe, is behind a series of vehicle thefts. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 02 Mar 2112:50The Flying Scot1957. Crime. Director: Compton Bennett. Stars Lee Patterson, Kay Callard & Alan Gifford. After learning what's being transported on the Flying Scot, Ronnie Cowan plans the biggest robbery of all time (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 02 Mar 2114:20Hand in Hand1962. 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. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 02 Mar 2115:55Danger Within1959. War Drama. Directed by Don Chaffey. Stars Richard Todd, Bernard Lee, Michael Wilding, Richard Attenborough, Donald Houston. British prisoners attempt to escape from an Italian POW camp.
Tue 02 Mar 2118:00Scales of Justice1965. The Hidden Face. Stars Edgar Lustgarten & Pamela Abbott. When a member of parliament died of suicide, his son seeks the author of the book that triggered the tragedy. (S1, E8)
Tue 02 Mar 2118:35Checkpoint1956. Drama. Directed by Ralph Thomas. Stars Anthony Steel, Odile Versois, Stanley Baker & James Robertson Justice. An agent is sent to lure an Italian designer away from his firm.
Tue 02 Mar 2120:15The Spy Who Came in from the Cold1965. Drama. Directed by Martin Ritt. Starring Richard Burton, Claire Bloom & Oskar Werner. During the cold war, a British spy is caught in a sinister labyrinth of plots and counter-plots. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 02 Mar 2122:30The Passenger1975. Drama. Director: Michelangelo Antonioni. Stars Jack Nicholson, Maria Schneider, Jenny Runacre. A war correspondent, unable to find the war he has been asked to uncover chooses a risky path. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
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Wed 03 Mar 2101:00Straight on Till Morning1972. Horror. Directed by Peter Collinson. Stars: Rita Tushingham, Tom Bell, James Bolam & Shane Briant. Brenda Thompson, an unloved, ugly duckling, meets Peter, who makes her a proposition.
Wed 03 Mar 2103:00Dick Powell TheatreApples Don't Fall. Starring Johnny Crawford & David Niven. A teenage boy fostered in infancy; searches for his true father. (S2, EP21)
Wed 03 Mar 2104:00BudgieLouie The Ring is Dead. Stars: Adam Faith, Iain Cuthbertson & Lynn Dalby. Budgie meets his old flame Hazel and decides that it is time to make some quick money.
Wed 03 Mar 2105:00Stagecoach WestThree Wise Men. Western with Wayne Rogers & Robert Bray. A young man is told he has less than a year to live and is determined to spend Christmas with his wife and kids. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 03 Mar 2106:00Popeye The SailorBig Bad Sinbad. 1952. Stars Jack Mercer, Mae Questel & Jackson Beck. Popeye tells the story to his nephews of how he beat Sinbad, the second greatest sailor. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 03 Mar 2106:10Zorro's Black WhipMob Murder. 1944. Stars George J. Lewis & Lucien Littlefield. After her brother is killed by corrupt politicians, Barbara dons a black costume & mask to become The Black Whip. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 03 Mar 2106:30Big Catch1968. Childrens. Directed by Laurence Henson. Stars David Gallacher, Ronald Sinclair & Murray Forbes. A young boy sets out in his father's yacht for an adjacent island to capture a wild pony. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 03 Mar 2107:45The Lone RangerLone Ranger Triumphs. 1949. Stars Jay Silverheels, Clayton Moore & John Hart. The Lone Ranger still on the trail of Butch Cavendish and his gang sends Tonto to the town of Colby to organize a posse. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 03 Mar 2108:15Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe1940. Stars Buster Crabbe, Carol Hughes, Charles Middleton. Flash and Dale survive an avalanche, but find more trouble when Emperor Ming unleashes his army of mechanical men. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 03 Mar 2108:40SupermanThe Artic Giant. 1942. Stars Bud Collye, Joan Alexander & Jackson Beck. Superman must defeat a giant dinosaur that is terrorizing the city. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 03 Mar 2108:50SupermanThe Bulleteers. 1942. Stars Bud Collye, Joan Alexander & Jackson Beck. A bullet shaped car destroys the city police station and then announces that the city must turn over all its funds. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 03 Mar 2109:00A Day Begins in Manchester (1960s)Warming Glimpses of Manchester 'waking up'. From the streets to the factories and the docks and everything in between.
Wed 03 Mar 2109:30The Adventures of Sir LancelotDouble Identity. 1957. Stars William Russell, Cyril Smith & Ronald Leigh-Hunt. Sir Richard is waylaid just as he is set to marry Lady Margret. Sir Lancelot suspect foul play.
Wed 03 Mar 2110:00CatweazleDuck Halt. 1971. Stars: Geoffrey Bayldon, Gary Warren, Moray Watson. Now that Catweazle has been introduced to life in King's Farthing, he needs somewhere to live.
Wed 03 Mar 2110:30The Bliss of Mrs. Blossom1968. Comedy. Director: Joseph McGrath. Stars: Richard Attenborough, Shirley MacLaine & James Booth. A bored housewife strikes up an affair with one of her husband's employees.
Wed 03 Mar 2112:20The British Isles in the 1930sMade in the 1930s traveling around The British Isles, incredible footage of a 1930s Britain, from Wales to London and beyond. Real document of social history and transport.
Wed 03 Mar 2112:30No Way Back1949. Drama. A boxer (Terence de Marney) begins on a downward slide losing his wife and money. A childhood sweetheart helps him but complications set in. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 03 Mar 2114:00RoomsPart Time Jobs. 1977. Stars Jill Gascoine, William Marlowe, Julie Shipley, Cheryl Branker & Ann Curthoys. Mrs Singer manages to evict the non-payers in the basement, but not without a bit of a scene.
Wed 03 Mar 2114:30Going a Bundle - Evening News1976 by Southern, & unseen for decades. Stars Harry Fowler & James Villiers as they look at a day-in-the-life of the London Evening News. Features Bill Wyman (Rolling Stones).
Wed 03 Mar 2115:00Naked Fury1959. After a robbery during which the night-watchman is killed, the robbers take his daughter hostage. Stars Kenneth Cope & Reed de Rouen. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 03 Mar 2116:15Night Was Our Friend1951. Crime Drama. Missing for two years, Martin (Michael Gough) returns home to his wife who is now with another man. Starring Elizabeth Sellars & Michael Gough. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 03 Mar 2117:30RoomsGetting Old. 1977. Stars Anne Dyson, Joe Ritchie, Ian Redford, Jenny Twigge & Michael Boughen. Mrs B receives two surprise visitors and dear Geoff shows what a kind chap he is.
Wed 03 Mar 2118:00Scales of Justice1965. The Material Witness. Stars Edgar Lustgarten & John Carlin. A young executive plots to replace a firm's manager, and turns him in to police as a drunk driver. (S1, E9)
Wed 03 Mar 2118:35BFI Letter From Ayrshire1954. Family. Directed by J.E. Ewins. This endearing travelogue takes the guise of a young lad's letter to his New York pen pal.
Wed 03 Mar 2118:50The Edgar Wallace Mystery TheatreAttempt To Kill. 1961. Directed by Royston Morley. Stars Derek Farr, Tony Wright & Patricia Mort. Two suspects emerge after an attempt is made on the life of Frank Weyman.
Wed 03 Mar 2120:00Rumpole of the BaileyRumpole and the Fascist Beast. Stars: Leo McKern, Peggy Thorpe-Bates, Peter Bowles. Rumpole must defend a Captain on charges under the Race Relations Act.
Wed 03 Mar 2121:05Under Suspicion1992. Drama. Directed by Simon Moore. Stars Liam Neeson, Laura San Giacomo & Maggie O'Neill. In 1950s England, a divorce detective becomes a suspect when his wife and a client are murdered.
Wed 03 Mar 2123:10Switching Channels1988. Comedy. Director: Ted Kotcheff. Cast: Kathleen Turner, Burt Reynolds & Christopher Reeve. A television news chief courts his anchorwoman ex-wife with an eleventh-hour story.
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Thu 04 Mar 2101:15The Friends of Eddie Coyle1973. Crime. Director: Peter Yates. Stars: Robert Mitchum, Peter Boyle & Richard Jordan. Boston gunrunner Eddie Coyle's last chance to avoid a prison sentence is to become an informer. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 04 Mar 2103:20In Conversation with Derek MalcolmKen Loach. 2010. Derek Malcolm sits down with stars of stage and screen. Ken Loach talks about his career and achievements.
Thu 04 Mar 2104:00CallanThe Good Ones Are All Dead. Stars: Edward Woodward, Ronald Radd & Anthony Valentine. Callan is forced from retirement to keep an eye on former SS officer Strauss who is posing as a Greek Cypriot.
Thu 04 Mar 2105:00Target: The CorruptorsSilent Partner. 1961. Stars Stephen McNally, Robert Harland & Harold J. Stone. Investigative reporters Paul Marino & Jack Flood investigate various cases of industrial corruption. (S1, E11)
Thu 04 Mar 2106:00The Agitator1945. Drama. Director: John Harlow. Stars William Hartnell, Mary Morris & John Laurie. In this 'lost' William Hartnell film, a socialist inherits the British factory where he works as a union mechanic
Thu 04 Mar 2108:00Rhythm Racketeers1937. Musical. Chicago gangster steals jewels and frames his band leader double. Starring Harry Roy, Princess Pearl, James Carew, Syd Crossley. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 04 Mar 2109:30Sir Francis DrakeThe Reluctant Duchess. 1962. Stars Terence Morgan, Jean Kent & Ewan Roberts. The Spanish want to invade England overland but the area of Ravenstein stands in their way.
Thu 04 Mar 2110:00CatweazleThe Heavenly Twins. 1971. Stars: Geoffrey Bayldon, Gary Warren, Peter Butterworth. 'Magic is magic' says Catweazle in one of his more profound moments.
Thu 04 Mar 2110:30Unpublished Story1942. War. Director: Harold French. Stars Richard Greene, Valerie Hobson & Basil Radford. A war correspondent during WW2 returns to London and becomes suspicious of a peace organisation.
Thu 04 Mar 2112:05Here's Their Invisible Inheritance1945. Director Alfred Travers. We must not forget the lessons we have learnt from the past - it's the message given regarding the housing problems facing post war Britain
Thu 04 Mar 2112:30The Delavine Affair1955. 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)
Thu 04 Mar 2113:45The Silent HopeMade in 1959. Starring George Chatterton. A fascinating tour of London's schools for the deaf in 1959 in Parsons Green and Tottenham. Showing teaching methods, staff and the children.
Thu 04 Mar 2114:00Rooms1977. The Big Con. Stars Jill Gascoine, William Marlowe, Julie Shipley, Cheryl Branker. Lesley & Meryl try to make some money in their spare time but find it isn't as easy as they'd thought
Thu 04 Mar 2114:30Lassie From Lancashire1938. Comedy. Directed by John Paddy Carstairs. Stars Marjorie Browne, Hal Thompson, Marjorie Sandford. A talented lass from Lancashire appears in a nightly show, hoping to be discovered.
Thu 04 Mar 2116:10Private Information1952. 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)
Thu 04 Mar 2117:30Rooms1977. Surprises. Stars Jill Gascoine, William Marlowe, Julie Shipley, Cheryl Branker. Ruth finds a sympathetic listener in Brian. Linda realises Lesley & Meryl have been taken for a ride
Thu 04 Mar 2118:00Scales of Justice1966. Company of Fools. Stars Edgar Lustgarten & Barrie Ingham. Five strangers band together to exact revenge on a man who ruined them financially. (S1, E10)
Thu 04 Mar 2118:35Don't Bother To Knock1961. Comedy. Director: Cyril Frankel. Stars Richard Todd, Nicole Maurey & Elke Sommer. A flirtatious travel agent gives all his girlfriends keys to his flat which seemingly backfires.
Thu 04 Mar 2120:20BFI: Terminus1961. Drama. Directed by John Schlesinger. Iconic short of a day in the life of a London Railway Station.
Thu 04 Mar 2121:00Public Eye1973. Mystery Drama. A Family Affair. Stars Alfred Burke, Ralph Michael & Norman Henry. Marker is hired to find out if a woman put pressure on her deceased employer to leave her his entire wealth.
Thu 04 Mar 2122:00Easy Money1948. Comedy. Directed by Bernard Knowles. Stars Greta Gynt, Dennis Price, Jack Warner & Petula Clark. Four tales about the effect a major Pools win has on four different sets of people. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 04 Mar 2100:00Fools' Parade1971. 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.
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Fri 05 Mar 2102:00It's Hard to be Good1948. Comedy. Directed by Jeffrey Dell. Stars: Anne Crawford, Jimmy Hanley, Raymond Huntley. A conscientious captain emerges from the war with ambitions to spread peace and goodwill.
Fri 05 Mar 2103:50The British Isles in the 1930sMade in the 1930s traveling around The British Isles, incredible footage of a 1930s Britain, from Wales to London and beyond. Real document of social history and transport.
Fri 05 Mar 2104:00Public Eye1971. Detective & Mystery Drama. The Man Who Didn't Eat Sweets. Stars Alfred Burke, Brenda Cavendish & Colin Baker. Marker is hired after a lady finds a picture of a young woman in her husbands wallet
Fri 05 Mar 2105:00Saints & Sinners1965. Judith Was A Lady. Human stories uncovered by the reporters of the New York City 'Record' newspaper. (S1, E11)
Fri 05 Mar 2106:00Double Bunk1961. Comedy Stars Ian Carmichael, Janette Scott, Sidney James & Liz Fraser. A newlywed couple are desperate to get back home after their houseboat runs out of fuel in France. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 05 Mar 2107:50Appointment with Crime1946. Crime. Directed by John Harlow. Stars: William Hartnell, Raymond Lovell and Robert Beatty. A British thief, released from prison for jewel theft, devises a plan for vengeance on his accomplices.
Fri 05 Mar 2109:35Old Mother Riley's Ghosts1941. Comedy. Director by John Baxter. Stars Arthur Lucan, Kitty McShane, John Stuart, Dennis Wyndham & John Laurie. Mother Riley inherits a haunted castle and takes in a homeless inventor. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 05 Mar 2111:15The Boy Who Stole a Million1960. Comedy. Directed by Charles Crichton. Stars Maurice Reyna, George Coulouris & Warren Mitchell. In this British made film, a young lad working in a bank 'borrows' a million to fix his dad's taxi.
Fri 05 Mar 2112:55The Punch and Judy Man1963. Comedy. Director: Jeremy Summers. Stars: Tony Hancock, Sylvia Syms & Ronald Fraser. A seaside Punch and Judy man is driven to distraction by his social climbing wife and his local government.
Fri 05 Mar 2114:55Sea to Plate and Billingsgate in 1956 - Glimpses1956. Documentary on the distribution of fish throughout England. From tower bridge at 6am at Billingsgate in the 1950s to all the little harbours around the coast and everything in between.
Fri 05 Mar 2115:15Hindle Wakes1952. 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)
Fri 05 Mar 2117:00Upstairs DownstairsThe New Man. 1972. Stars Gordon Jackson, David Langton & Jean Marsh. Returning from honeymoon, newlyweds Mr and Mrs Lawrence Kirbridge set up the home in Greenwich.
Fri 05 Mar 2118:00Travellers Joy1951. Comedy. Director by Ralph Thomas. Stars Googie Withers, Dora Bryan & John McCallum. A divorced couple find themselves stuck and penniless, in a Swedish hotel.
Fri 05 Mar 2119:35Six CandlesMade in 1960 by the British Insurance Association, this short film warns of the dangers of driving a motorcar.
Fri 05 Mar 2120:00Armchair TheatreThe Detective Waiting. Richard Beckinsale, Barry Linehan & Bryan Pringle. A cat and mouse game develops between a big man of crime and a young detective constable.
Fri 05 Mar 2121:00Alien Nation1988. Crime. Director by Graham Baker. Stars James Caan, Mandy Patinkin & Terence Stamp. Set in Los Angeles in 1991 where humans co-exist with alien beings, one of whom partners a policeman.
Fri 05 Mar 2122:50Lust For a Vampire1971. Horror. Director: Jimmy Sangster. Stars: Yutte Stensgaard, Ralph Bates & Barbara Jefford. In 1830, Mircalla arrives at a finishing school when a visiting author falls in love with her. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
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Sat 06 Mar 2100:50Songwriter1984. 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 06 Mar 2102:40Shadow of Fear1963. Crime drama directed by Ernest Morris and starring Paul Maxwell, Clare Owen and Anita West. Waiting for his flight home from Baghdad, Bill takes a message from a British secret agent. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 06 Mar 2103:50Song Hits on Parade1936. Directed by by Fred Waller. Featuring 'These Foolish Things' and 'Tiger Rag' by Freddie Rich, 'I Can't Escape You' by Jerry Cooper and 'Until Today' by Bunny Berrigon.
Sat 06 Mar 2104:00Van der ValkThe Runt. Stars Barry Foster, Joanna Dunham & Nigel Stock. A young thief becomes wealthy and appears to have connections in high places, Van der Valk must find out how the miracle occurred.
Sat 06 Mar 2105:00The Flame Trees of ThikaThe Promised Land. Stars: Hayley Mills, David Robb & Holly Aird. Young Elspeth arrives in Thika, Kenya, with her optimistic parents who have purchased an unpromising tract of land. (S1, E01)
Sat 06 Mar 2106:00The Terror (1938)1938. Drama. Director: Richard Bird. Stars: Wilfrid Lawson, Richard Murdoch, Bernard Lee, Alistair Sim. No-one among the guests at Monk's Hall Priory suspects that The Terror is in their midst...
Sat 06 Mar 2107:30The Strange World Of Planet X1958. 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)
SATURDAY MORNING PICTURES
Sat 06 Mar 2109:00Popeye The SailorCooking With Gags. 1954. Stars: Jack Mercer & Mae Questel. The boys are taking Olive on a picnic. It's April 1st and Bluto plays a series of jokes on Popeye. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 06 Mar 2109:10Zorro's Black WhipTake Off That Mask. 1944. Stars George J. Lewis & Lucien Littlefield. After her brother is killed by corrupt politicians, Barbara dons a black costume & mask to become The Black Whip. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 06 Mar 2109:30The Monster of Highgate Ponds1961. Drama. Director by Alberto Cavalcanti. Stars Rachel Clay, Michael Wade & Terry Raven. Young David guards a strange egg for his uncle, but when a baby monster hatches, mayhem ensues. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 06 Mar 2110:45The Lone RangerWar Horse. 1949. Stars Jay Silverheels, Clayton Moore & John Hart. The famous war horse Black Cloud is stolen along with Lame Bear's son. Lone Ranger needs to use all his diplomacy skills. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 06 Mar 2111:15Flash Gordon Conquers the UniverseThe Palace of Terror. 1940. Stars: Buster Crabbe & Carol Hughes. Flash and his new friend Roka invade Emperor Ming's palace to rescue Dale and Professor Zarkoff. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 06 Mar 2111:40SupermanVolcano. 1942. Stars Bud Collyer, Joan Alexander & Jackson Beck. Superman must face the threat of an erupting volcano. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 06 Mar 2111:50SupermanTerror On The Midway. 1942.Stars Bud Collyer, Joan Alexander & Jackson Beck. When the circus' animals escape and threaten disaster, Superman must take action.(SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 06 Mar 2112:00The Eternal Sea1954. War. Directed by John H. Auer. Stars: Sterling Hayden, Alexis Smith, Ben Cooper. An American naval officer loses his leg, he continues in the service after learning to cope with his disability.
Sat 06 Mar 2114:05The British Isles in the 1930sMade in the 1930s traveling around The British Isles, incredible footage of a 1930s Britain, from Wales to London and beyond. Real document of social history and transport.
Sat 06 Mar 2114:15Barnacle Bill1957. 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. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 06 Mar 2116:00Alaska Passage1959. Drama. Director by Edward Bernds. Stars Bill Williams, Naura Hayden & Lyn Thomas. A woman complicates matters between two trucking partners who are struggling to keep their business afloat.
Sat 06 Mar 2117:30The Adventures of Sir LancelotThe Missing Princess.1957. Stars William Russell, Cyril Smith & Ronald Leigh-Hunt. A King's sister is taken hostage when he breaks a treaty with a tribe of women.
Sat 06 Mar 2118:00IWM: Salvage with a Smile (1940)Second World War comedy short explaining the value of salvage with Kathleen Harrison and Ronald Shiner made at Ealing Studios.
Sat 06 Mar 2118:10Destination Gobi1953. War. Director by Robert Wise. Stars Richard Widmark, Don Taylor & Murvyn Vye. In 1944, US Navy specialists run a weather station in the Gobi Desert and are harassed by Japanese warplanes.
Sat 06 Mar 2120:00Armchair TheatreA Bit of a Lift. 1973. Stars Ronald Fraser, Ann Beach & Donald Churchill. Alec, Frank and Penelope were strangers when they came to the hotel. But a bedroom brings them all together.
Sat 06 Mar 2121:00The Colour Of Money1986. Directed by Martin Scorsese. Stars Paul Newman, Tom Cruise & Forest Whitaker. Continuing the story of pool hustler Fast Eddie Felson who takes a cocky yet talented youngster under his wing.
Sat 06 Mar 2123:30Nijinsky1980. Biography. Directed by Herbert Ross. Stars Alan Bates, George de la Pea & Ronald Pickup. Based on Vaslav Nijinsky diaries this film follows his later life and career. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
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Sun 07 Mar 2102:00Fear Strikes Out1957. Biography. Director: Robert Mulligan. Stars: Karl Maden, Anthony Perkins & Norma Moore. Story of the life of Jimmy Piersall, who battled mental illness to achieve stardom in baseball. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 07 Mar 2104:00Special BranchDiversion. Stars: George Sewell, Patrick Mower, Paul Eddington. Why has Strand suddenly begun a relationship with a lady and started to drink heavily? Has the pressure finally caught up with him?
Sun 07 Mar 2105:00The DetectivesLegend Of Jim Riva. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West
Sun 07 Mar 2106:00All Over The Town1949. 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.
Sun 07 Mar 2107:45The Last Journey (1935)1935. Drama directed by Bernard Vorhaus. Bob (Julien Mitchell) is distraught with his upcoming compulsory retirement and believes his wife is having an affair. The day arrives for his final journey. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 07 Mar 2109:00Black Saddle1959. The Freebooters. Western with Peter Breck. After his brothers are killed in a shootout, a gunfighter decides to hang up his guns and uphold the law by becoming a lawyer.
Sun 07 Mar 2109:30Johnny RingoThe Reno Brothers. Directed by Aaron Spelling. Starring Don Durant. The Reno Brothers, relatives of bank robbers, are searching for the outlaw gang that led their siblings into a trap.
Sun 07 Mar 2110:00Honey West1965. The Abominable Snowman. Classic crime series produced by Aaron Spelling and starring Anne Francis. After agreeing to deliver a salesman's sample case, Honey becomes marked for death.
Sun 07 Mar 2110:30John Betjeman Goes by Train- King's Lynn to Hunstanton1962. From King's Lynn to Norfolk, Snettisham, Hunstanton and the sea. An unusual and enchanting journey, illuminated by John Betjeman's engaging personality.
Sun 07 Mar 2110:45The Frightened Man1952. Crime Drama. Directed by John Gilling. Starring Dermot Walsh, Barbara Murray & Thora Hird. Julius (Walsh) is sent down from Oxford to join a gang of jewel thieves who plan a foolhardy raid. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 07 Mar 2112:05Value For Money1955. Romcom. Directed by Ken Annakin. Stars John Gregson, Diana Dors, Joan Hickson & Susan Stephen. Chayley falls for a nightclub performer after inheriting a large sum of money from his father.
Sun 07 Mar 2113:50Are You Being Served?1977. Comedy. Director: Bob Kellett. Stars: John Inman, Mollie Sugden, Frank Thornton. The staff of Grace Bros. take a trip while the department is being remodelled.
Sun 07 Mar 2115:50Stop Press Girl1949. Comedy. Director by Michael Barry. Stars Sally Ann Howes, Gordon Jackson, James Robertson Justice & Kenneth More. A young girl possesses the power of stopping all types of machinery.
Sun 07 Mar 2117:30The Adventures of Robin HoodTrial By Battle. 1956. Stars Richard Greene, Victor Woolf & Archie Duncan. The King's commissioner accuses Maid Marion of murder. Her fete is left to Robin but is he too ill to fight for her.
Sun 07 Mar 2118:00Upstairs DownstairsA Pair of Exiles. 1972. Stars Gordon Jackson, David Langton & Jean Marsh. The Bellamys are keen to avoid a major scandal as Sarah tells James she is pregnant
Sun 07 Mar 2119:00HannayDouble Jeopardy. 1989. Stars Robert Powell, Cathryn Harrison & Nigel Le Vaillant. When Hannay is entrusted with a dozen diamonds, he little knows the danger and distress they will bring. (S2, E03)
Sun 07 Mar 2120:00Sunday Night at the London Palladium1973. Variety show hosted by Jim Dale featuring Larry Grayson, Paul Anka, Rod Hull and Emu, and The Tiller Girls
Sun 07 Mar 2121:00The ChampionsThe Beginning. 1968. Stars Stuart Damon, Alexandra Bastedo & William Gaunt. Returning from China three agents of Nemesis discover new abilities have been bestowed on them.
Sun 07 Mar 2122:00Dangerous Davis, The Last Detective1980. Comedy. Directed by Val Guest. Stars Bernard Cribbins, Bill Maynard, Joss Ackland & Maureen Lipman. Detective Constable Davies is accident prone but gets the chance to investigate a villain.

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Mon 08 Mar 2100:15The Face Of Fu Manchu1965. Thriller. Directed by Don Sharp. Starring Christopher Lee, Nigel Green and Howard Marion-Crawford. New murders alert Officer Nayland Smith to the possibility that Fu Manchu may not be dead.
Mon 08 Mar 2102:05Dark City1950. Thriller. Directed by William Dieterle. Stars: Charlton Heston, Dean Jagger, Lizabeth Scott, Viveca Lindfors. When a man kills himself after a poker game, his brother looks for revenge. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 08 Mar 2104:00Lytton's DiaryRabid Dingo: Shock Horror. 1985. Stars: Peter Bowles, Anna Nygh, Sylvester Williams. Lytton tries to dig up dirt on an Australian tycoon interested in buying the Daily Post. (S1, E01)
Mon 08 Mar 2105:00The WesternerGoing Home. 1962. Western Series created by Sam Peckinpah and starring Brian Keith. One of the most sophisticated westerns for its time or any other. (S1, E11)
Mon 08 Mar 2105:30TateThe Gunfighters. 1960. Western. Stars David McLean. Tate takes on a train car full of fast guns when a simmering rancher vs. homesteader dispute escalates. (S1, E11)
Mon 08 Mar 2106:00No Kidding1960. 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.
Mon 08 Mar 2107:45Guilt Is My Shadow1950. 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. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 08 Mar 2109:30William TellThe Killer. 1959. Stars: Conrad Phillips, Willoughby Goddard & Jennifer Jayne. Accused of murdering a partisan helper and stealing his gold, Tell must find a way to prove his innocence.
Mon 08 Mar 2110:00CatweazleThe Sign of the Crab. 1971. Stars Geoffrey Bayldon, Gary Warren & Moray Watson. When Burglars raid King's Farthing, there are no prizes into who's hands the stolen property falls.
Mon 08 Mar 2110:30Gentle Trap1960. A locksmith on his first burglary is on the run when a rival gang wants his haul. Stars Spencer Teakle & Martin Benson. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 08 Mar 2111:40The Sound Barrier1952. War. Directed by David Lean. Stars Ralph Richardson, Nigel Patrick. An aircraft manufacturer whose passion for making the ultimate supersonic jet, suffers great personal tragedy in his quest. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 08 Mar 2114:00Enemy At The DoorBy Order Of The Fuhrer. 1978. Stars: Alfred Burke, Bernard Horsfall & Emily Richard. In June 1940, the islanders of Guernsey await the German invasion following bombing raids. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 08 Mar 2115:00Through the Pyrenees to LourdesMade in 1937 by Paul Devil as part of 'The Screen Traveller' series - A journey through the mountains of southwestern France, and a pilgrimage to the holiest shrine of the Roman Catholic faith.
Mon 08 Mar 2115:15Alaska Passage1959. Drama. Director by Edward Bernds. Stars Bill Williams, Naura Hayden & Lyn Thomas. A woman complicates matters between two trucking partners who are struggling to keep their business afloat.
Mon 08 Mar 2116:45The Way We Live1946. Drama and documentary combine in this stylish and ambitious film in which 3,000 local people took part. The film delves into the complexities of rebuilding Plymouth after the Second World War. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 08 Mar 2118:00Scales of Justice1966. The Haunted Man. Stars Edgar Lustgarten & Keith Barron. An actor receives a head injury breaking up a robbery. The injury effects his memory and he can no longer remember his part. (S1, E11)
Mon 08 Mar 2118:35Brighton Rock1947. Crime Drama. Directed by John Boulting. Stars Richard Attenborough & Hermione Baddeley. Small time gang leader, Pinkie Brown, desperately tries to cover his tracks after he murders a journalist (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 08 Mar 2120:25Jack The RipperPart 1 of 2. 1988. Drama. Stars Michael Caine, Armand Assante & Ray McAnally. Chief Inspector Frederick Abberline is assigned to investigate the murder of a prostitute in the East End of London.
Mon 08 Mar 2122:25Girl in Room 131960. Crime. Directed by Richard E. Cunha. Stars Brian Donlevy, Andrea Bayard, Victor Merinow. A letter summons American detective, Steve Marshall, to Brazil in search of a fugitive murderess.
Mon 08 Mar 2100:00The Go Between1971. Drama. Director: Joseph Losey. Stars: Julie Christie, Alan Bates, Margaret Leighton. A tale of torrid and forbidden love between a couple in the English countryside.
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Tue 09 Mar 2102:20The Night Caller1965. Sci-Fi directed by John Gilling and starring John Saxon, Maurice Denham and Patricia Haines. Aliens need to find mates from another world or they'll become extinct, they start with earth females (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 09 Mar 2104:00Shadows of FearThe Death Watcher. 1971. Stars: John Neville, Judy Parfitt, Victor Maddern. A Scientist is determined to prove his fanciful theories about spirits (S1, E04)
Tue 09 Mar 2105:00The Rogues1965. The Computer Goes West. Gig Young, David Niven and Charles Boyer are The Rogues, members of two related families of international forgers and conmen.
Tue 09 Mar 2106:00Development of The English Railways1936. We learn of the beginnings of the English Railways and how they were devised in the 1800's to service the collieries.
Tue 09 Mar 2106:10The Boy Who Stole a Million1960. Comedy. Directed by Charles Crichton. Stars Maurice Reyna, George Coulouris & Warren Mitchell. In this British made film, a young lad working in a bank 'borrows' a million to fix his dad's taxi.
Tue 09 Mar 2107:50Nothing Barred1961. 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.
Tue 09 Mar 2109:30The Adventures of Robin HoodLadies of Sherwood. 1956. Stars Richard Greene, Victor Woolf & Archie Duncan. Is it the end for Arthur of Tetsbury having raised a shire levy can Robin him save him from an untimely demise.
Tue 09 Mar 2110:00CatweazleThe Black Wheels. 1971. Stars Geoffrey Bayldon, Gary Warren & Moray Watson. When Groome loses his voice, Catweazle's efforts to find it reduce the residents of King's Farthing to a state hysteria
Tue 09 Mar 2110:30High Tide at Noon1957. Drama. Directed by Philip Leacock. Stars: Betta St. John, Michael Craig, William Sylvester. Returning to Nova Scotia, Joanne Mackenzie's gambler husband squanders their savings.
Tue 09 Mar 2112:35Stop Press Girl1949. Comedy. Director by Michael Barry. Stars Sally Ann Howes, Gordon Jackson, James Robertson Justice & Kenneth More. A young girl possesses the power of stopping all types of machinery.
Tue 09 Mar 2114:15A Work's Group Day OutGlimpses: 1950s amateur footage of a mining engineering company having a work's day out in Worcester.
Tue 09 Mar 2114:20Left, Right and Centre1959. Comedy. Director: Sidney Gilliat. Stars: Ian Carmichael, Alastair Sim & Patricia Bredin. The Tory candidate at the Earndale by-election inadvertently starts a friendship with his election rival. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 09 Mar 2116:10No Room at the Inn1948. War Drama. Directed by Daniel Birt. Stars Freda Jackson, Joy Shelton, Hermione Baddeley & Joan Dowling. A drunken landlady confines a group of child evacuees to a life of degradation.
Tue 09 Mar 2117:50BFI: The Hospital Nurse1941. Factual. Director: Francis Searle. Recruitment film presenting an ideal view of the nursing profession, which is likely to have been in stark contrast with the daily experience of wartime nurses
Tue 09 Mar 2118:00Scales of Justice1966. Infamous Conduct. Stars Edgar Lustgarten & Dermot Walsh. A famous surgeon loses his license (and his wife) after a female patient accuses him of conduct unbecoming a physician. (S1, E12)
Tue 09 Mar 2118:35Miracle in Soho1957. 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.
Tue 09 Mar 2120:35Jack The RipperPart 2 of 2. 1988. Drama. Stars Michael Caine, Armand Assante & Ray McAnally. The killer is nicknamed 'Jack the Ripper' after a letter is forwarded to Scotland Yard.
Tue 09 Mar 2122:35All In A Night's Work1961. Drama. Director by Joseph Anthony. Stars Dean Martin, Shirley MacLaine, Cliff Robertson. The young heir to a publishing business fears foul play when his uncle is found dead. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
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Wed 10 Mar 2100:25Master Spy1964. Drama. Directed By Montgomery Tully. Starring Stephen Murray. A Russian scientist working for the British is suspected of being a 'plant', sent to monitor nuclear secrets for the Communists. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 10 Mar 2101:50A Touch of Love1969. Drama. Director: Waris Hussein. Stars Sandy Dennis, Ian McKellen & Eleanor Bron. Based on 'The Millstone'. A Philosophy student falls pregnant after a one night stand with a gay TV presenter.
Wed 10 Mar 2103:55Report On LitterEarly, 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!
Wed 10 Mar 2104:00BudgieThe Jump-up Boys. Stars: Adam Faith, Iain Cuthbertson & Lynn Dalby. Budgie dons a white coat and takes a real job at last. But hearing that Budgie has gone straight, Charles Endell suspects foul play.
Wed 10 Mar 2105:00Stagecoach WestBy the Deep Six. Western with Wayne Rogers & Robert Bray, who run a stagecoach line in the Old West where they come across a wide variety of killers, robbers and ladies in distress. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 10 Mar 2106:00Popeye The SailorBride And Gloom. 1954. Stars Jack Mercer & Mae Questel. Popeye is set to marry Olive but come the following morning his happiness is short lived by a frosty reception from his bride to be. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 10 Mar 2106:10Zorro's Black WhipDetour Of Death. 1944. Stars George J. Lewis & Lucien Littlefield. After her brother is killed by corrupt politicians, Barbara dons a black costume & mask to become The Black Whip. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 10 Mar 2106:30Go-Kart Go1963. Action. Directed by Jan Darnley-Smith. Stars Dennis Waterman, Frazer Hines & Melanie Garland. Rival groups build their own go-karts to win the local go-kart race. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 10 Mar 2107:45The Lone RangerRustler's Hideout. 1949. Stars Jay Silverheels, Clayton Moore & John Hart. The Lone Ranger believes in Fred Vance and helps him settle during a war between the Madden gang and local ranches. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 10 Mar 2108:15Flash Gordon Conquers the UniverseThe Destroying Ray. 1940. Stars Buster Crabbe, Carol Hughes, Charles Middleton. Captain Torch activates the detonation control and insists he must dispose of Flash Gordon. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 10 Mar 2108:40SupermanVolcano. 1942. Stars Bud Collyer, Joan Alexander & Jackson Beck. Superman must face the threat of an erupting volcano.(SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 10 Mar 2108:50SupermanTerror On The Midway. 1942.Stars Bud Collyer, Joan Alexander & Jackson Beck. When the circus' animals escape and threaten disaster, Superman must take action (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 10 Mar 2109:00Twist or StickIt's a 1960s twisting compilation see 'The Hollies' Shane Fenton & The Fentones, The Orchids, The Keytones, a lot of 'That Old Yeah, Yeah Feeling' and much more.
Wed 10 Mar 2109:30The Adventures of Sir LancelotThe Lady Lilith. 1957. Stars William Russell, Cyril Smith & Ronald Leigh-Hunt. A difficult decision is faced when a court is asked to intervene regarding a lady's inheritance.
Wed 10 Mar 2110:00CatweazleThe Wogle Stone. 1971. Stars: Geoffrey Bayldon, Gary Warren, Moray Watson. Lord Collingford is tempted to sell King's Farthing and Duck Halt to an up-and-coming property tycoon.
Wed 10 Mar 2110:30Ice ChampionsMade in the late 1940s, we follow the workings of Wembley Ice Rink and watch British champion Figure skater, Marion Davies, along with Cecilia Colledge, Daphne Walker and various others.
Wed 10 Mar 2110:45Another Shore1948. 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. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 10 Mar 2112:20Violent Playground1958. Drama. Director: Basil Dearden. Stars Stanley Baker, David McCallum, Anne Heywood & Peter Cushing. A policeman enters a romance with the sister of an infamous gang leader.
Wed 10 Mar 2114:30Rooms1977. The Artist. The tenants are intrigued when Kathys brother moves in. There is an air of mystery about him... Starring William Marlowe, Jill Gascoine, Brian Cox, Debbie Farrington & Susan Brown.
Wed 10 Mar 2115:00London Airport, early 1960s - GlimpsesGlimpses: 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...
Wed 10 Mar 2115:25Lucy Gallant1955. Drama. Directed by Robert Parrish. Starring Jane Wyman, Charlton Heston & Claire Trevor. Lucy opens a gown shop. Rancher Casey disdains 'working women', but he is madly in love with Lucy.
Wed 10 Mar 2117:30Rooms1977. Repairs. Carol invites her parents for a lunch that promises to be stormy... Directed by Hugh David and written by Leslie Duxbury. Stars Jenny Twigge, Ian Redford, Julie Shipley & Cheryl Branker
Wed 10 Mar 2118:00Scales of Justice1967. Payment In Kind. Stars Edgar Lustgarten & Maxine Audley. Debt collectors suggest 'payment in kind' after the wife of a struggling businessman falls behind on hire purchase payments. (S1, E13)
Wed 10 Mar 2118:35IWM: Dangerous Comment (1940)1940. A short film warning of the dangers of 'Careless Talk' with Roland Culver and Penelope Dudley Ward, Second World War. Directed by John Paddy Carstairs.
Wed 10 Mar 2118:50The Edgar Wallace Mystery TheatreMan Detained. 1961. Directed by Robert Tronson. Stars Bernard Archard, Elvi Hale, Paul Stassino & Michael Coles. A burglary is discovered at the offices of a photographic company.
Wed 10 Mar 2120:00Rumpole of the BaileyRumpole and the Course of True Love. Stars: Leo McKern, Peggy Thorpe-Bates, Peter Bowles. Rumpole must defend his Client, who is on the edge of losing their career as a teacher.
Wed 10 Mar 2121:05The Colour Of Money1986. Directed by Martin Scorsese. Stars Paul Newman, Tom Cruise & Forest Whitaker. Continuing the story of pool hustler Fast Eddie Felson who takes a cocky yet talented youngster under his wing.
Wed 10 Mar 2123:35Blood From The Mummy's Tomb1971. Horror. Directors: Seth Holt. Stars: Andrew Keir, Valerie Leon, James Villiers. An archaeological expedition brings the coffin of an Egyptian queen, known for her magical powers, to London
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Thu 11 Mar 2101:25This Property is Condemned1966. Drama. Director: Sydney Pollack. Stars Natalie Wood, Robert Redford, Kate Reid & Charles Bronson. Inspired by the Tennessee Williams play, this depression-age drama has all the right elements. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 11 Mar 2103:35IWM: They Stand Ready (1955)1955. A documentary that offers a robust justification of National Service at a time when large numbers of British troops were stationed in the Mediterranean & the Far East as well as in West Germany
Thu 11 Mar 2104:00CallanYou Should Have Got Here Sooner. Stars: Edward Woodward, Ronald Radd & Anthony Valentine. Callan investigates a failed robbery on Lonely's behalf and discovers a link to the enemy
Thu 11 Mar 2105:00Target: The CorruptorsPrison Empire. 1961. Stars Stephen McNally, Robert Harland & Harold J. Stone. Investigative reporters Paul Marino & Jack Flood investigate various cases of industrial corruption. (S1, E12)
Thu 11 Mar 2106:00IWM: Albert's Savings (1940)An appeal to the public to save for the war effort, in the form of an 'Albert' monologue recited by Stanley Holloway
Thu 11 Mar 2106:05No Kidding1960. 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.
Thu 11 Mar 2107:50The Trollenberg Terror1958. Sci-Fi. A series of deaths on a Swiss mountain-side appear to be connected to a mysterious cloud. Stars: Forrest Tucker, Warren Mitchell & Andrew Faulds. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 11 Mar 2109:30Sir Francis DrakeThe Gypsies. 1962. Stars Terence Morgan, Sarah Branch & Eileen Way. The Golden Hind comes across a rowing boat full of people and takes them aboard. The small group cause trouble on the Golden Hind.
Thu 11 Mar 2110:00CatweazleThe Enchanted King. 1971. Stars: Geoffrey Bayldon, Gary Warren, Moray Watson. A local sculptor is mistaken by Catweazle for a demon who turns people into stone.
Thu 11 Mar 2110:30Diplomatic Corpse1958. Thriller. Director by Montgomery Tully. Stars Robin Bailey, Susan Shaw & Harry Fowler. A crime reporter and his girlfriend investigate a dead body pulled from the river has embassy links.
Thu 11 Mar 2111:50The Hillman Minx in the 1960sMade in the 1960s an astounding road race featuring Sheila van Damm; former owner of The Windmill Theatre and female motor racing competitor. She must drive non stop and not below 40mph for 20 days.
Thu 11 Mar 2112:10Carve Her Name With Pride1958. War Drama. Director: Lewis Gilbert. Stars Virginia McKenna, Paul Scofield & Jack Warner. Based on the true story of WW2 special agent Violette Szabo recruited to work as a spy in France. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 11 Mar 2114:30RoomsPortraits. 1977. Brian's ex-wife turns up to do some straight talking. Directed by John Bruce. Stars Jill Gascoine, William Marlowe, Brian Cox, Susan Brown, Anne Dyson, Debbie Farrington.
Thu 11 Mar 2115:00Down to Lisbon by SeaMade in 1962 sail with all the comforts of a 60s holiday by sea and arrive in beautiful Lisbon as we travel around the capital of Portugal on a typical 1960s holiday.
Thu 11 Mar 2115:15Paris When It Sizzles1964. Comedy. Directed by Richard Quine. Stars William Holden, Audrey Hepburn & Noel Coward. A screenwriter's secretary acts out a potpourri of preposterous plots when asked for assistance. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 11 Mar 2117:30RoomsHouse Party. 1977. Ian is in trouble with the police but his wife, Carol, discovers he's shielding someone. Stars Cheryl Branker, Julie Shipley, Colin McCormack, Jenny Twigge & Christopher Douglas.
Thu 11 Mar 2118:00Destination Gobi1953. War. Director by Robert Wise. Stars Richard Widmark, Don Taylor & Murvyn Vye. In 1944, US Navy specialists run a weather station in the Gobi Desert and are harassed by Japanese warplanes.
Thu 11 Mar 2119:50Where Has Poor Mickey Gone?Unseen for years this strange, B-Picture oddity sees Warren Mitchell superb as fairground magician Emilio Dinelli, tormented by a gang of young rowdies who take him prisoner in his backstreet workshop (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 11 Mar 2121:00Public Eye1973. Detective & Mystery Drama. The Golden Boy. Stars Alfred Burke, Alan Webb & Richard Hurndall. Marker investigates why a man who had everything gave it all up and disappeared.
Thu 11 Mar 2122:00Dangerous Davies, The Last Detective1980. Comedy. Directed by Val Guest. Stars Bernard Cribbins, Bill Maynard, Joss Ackland & Maureen Lipman. Detective Constable Davies is accident prone but gets the chance to investigate a villain.
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Fri 12 Mar 2100:15Something To Live For1952. Drama. Directed by George Stevens. Stars Joan Fontaine, Ray Milland & Teresa Wright. A reformed drinker puts a strain on his marriage helping an actress's career threatened by drinking. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 12 Mar 2102:00Games That Lovers Play1971. Directed by Malcolm Leigh. Two 'Madams' Joanna Lumley as 'Fanny Hill' and Penny Brahms as 'Lady Chatterley' have a wager as to who has the best brothel.
Fri 12 Mar 2103:40The Economy Run 19571957. Directed by Lew Davidson. Fantastic Economy drive footage of Silverstone and Ascot in the 50s. A must for all classic car enthusiasts.
Fri 12 Mar 2104:00Public Eye1971. Detective & Mystery Drama. Ward of Court. Stars Alfred Burke, Ray Smith & John Ash. It appears as though Marker's interests and those of DI Firbanks are the same - but are they?
Fri 12 Mar 2105:00Saints & Sinners1965. A Night of Horns and Bells. Human stories uncovered by the reporters of the New York City 'Record' newspaper. (S1, E12)
Fri 12 Mar 2106:00IWM: The True Glory (1945)Oscar winning documentary directed by Carol Reed & Garson Kanin about the Allied invasion of Europe. Commentary by Peter Ustinov, John Laurie, Jimmy Hanley and Richard Attenborough.
Fri 12 Mar 2107:40IWM: Streaked Lightning (1960)1960. Doc. An RAF recruiting/propaganda film built around the image of the English Electric/BAC Lightning fighter.
Fri 12 Mar 2107:45Another Time, Another Place1958. Drama. Directed by Lewis Allen. Stars: Lana Turner, Barry Sullivan, Glynis Johns & Sean Connery. A beautiful New York newspaper woman falls in love with a married BBC war correspondent. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 12 Mar 2109:45Dick Powell TheatreA Swiss Affair. Starring Hazel Court & Cecil Kellaway. A scientist aboard a Swiss train is pursued by the spies of three different nations, they all want his information but who is who?. (S1, EP12)
Fri 12 Mar 2110:45I See a Dark Stranger1946. War. Director: Frank Launder. Stars: Deborah Kerr, Trevor Howard, Raymond Huntley. During WW2, a patriotic Irishwoman is used as a spy by the Germans.
Fri 12 Mar 2113:00The Spider and the Fly1949. Crime. Directed by Robert Hamer. Stars Eric Portman, Nadia Gray & George Cole. An unusual love triangle develops between two criminals and a policeman on the eve of the first World War.
Fri 12 Mar 2115:00Blithe Spirit1945. 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 12 Mar 2117:00Upstairs DownstairsA Pair of Exiles. 1972. Stars Gordon Jackson, David Langton & Jean Marsh. The Bellamys are keen to avoid a major scandal as Sarah tells James she is pregnant
Fri 12 Mar 2118:00Sparrows Can't Sing1963. Comedy. Directed by Joan Littlewood. Stars James Booth, Barbara Windsor & Roy Kinnear. Charlie returns to the East End after two years at sea to find his house demolished and wife Maggie gone. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 12 Mar 2119:50Tell Me Another with Barbara WindsorFilmed in 1976. Dick Hills talks to Dame Barbara Windsor. Hear how Kenneth Williams came on Barbara's Honeymoon, what happened when she met Paul Newman and more.
Fri 12 Mar 2120:10The October Man1947. Crime. Director: Roy Ward Baker. Stars: John Mills, Edward Chapman, Joan Greenwood. A man is suspected of murder, and due to a previous brain injury, he begins to doubt his own innocence.
Fri 12 Mar 2122:10Bad Dreams1988. Horror. Director Andrew Fleming. Stars Jennifer Rubin, Bruce Abbott & Richard Lynch. Cynthia is a former member of the spiritual community , and the sole survivor of a mass suicide-by-fire.
Fri 12 Mar 2123:55A Man Called Sledge1970. Western. Directors: Vic Morrow. Stars: James Garner, Dennis Weaver, Claude Akins. In the Old West, a gunfighting outlaw plans his way into prison to steal a large shipment of gold. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
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Sat 13 Mar 2101:45Flame In The Streets1961. Drama. Directed by Roy Ward Baker. Stars John Mills, Sylvia Syms, Brenda De Banzie. Racial tensions manifest during Bonfire Night in the West Indian community of post-war Britain.
Sat 13 Mar 2103:45Stopping and Starting1970s instructional film on how to ride your moped and how not to ride your bike!
Sat 13 Mar 2104:00Van der ValkWolf. Stars Barry Foster, Joanna Dunham & Nigel Stock. When the murdered body of a young man is discovered in his bed, Van der Valk must ask, why are there so many clues?
Sat 13 Mar 2105:00The Flame Trees of ThikaHyenas Will Eat Anything. Stars: Hayley Mills, David Robb & Nicholas Jones. The Grants get new neighbours when Hereward and Lettice Palmer arrive. (S1, E02)
Sat 13 Mar 2106:00Up With the Lark1943. Musical. Directed by Phil Brandon. Starring Ethel Revnell, Gracie West & Adrienne Fancey. Ethel and Gracie pursue a gang of robbers to their secret headquarters in the countryside. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 13 Mar 2107:10Great Day In The Morning1956. 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.
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Sat 13 Mar 2109:00Popeye The SailorNearlyweds. 1957. Stars: Jack Mercer & Mae Questel. Popeye and Bluto both plan to marry Olive Oyl, but Popeye proposes first. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 13 Mar 2109:10Zorro's Black WhipFatal Gold. 1944. Stars George J. Lewis & Lucien Littlefield. After her brother is killed by corrupt politicians, Barbara dons a black costume & mask to become The Black Whip. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 13 Mar 2109:30Runaway Railway1965. Adventure. Directed by Jan Darnley-Smith. Stars John Moulder-Brown, Kevin Bennett, Leonard Brockwell, Sydney Tafler & Ronnie Barker. Children foil crooks and re-open an old branch line. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 13 Mar 2110:45The Lone RangerPete and Petro. 1949. Stars: Clayton Moore, Jay Silverheels & Sheila Ryan. Pete and Pedro don't like working, until the Lone Ranger persuades them to help an attractive young woman save her ranch. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 13 Mar 2111:15Flash Gordon Conquers the UniverseFlaming Death. 1940. Stars: Buster Crabbe & Carol Hughes. Emperor Ming sets out to destroy the forest kingdom of Arboria, where Flash and his friends have landed. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 13 Mar 2111:40SupermanEleventh Hour. 1942. Stars Bud Collyer, Joan Alexander & Jackson Beck. While Clark Kent is in wartime Japan, Superman becomes a saboteur. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 13 Mar 2111:50SupermanDestruction Inc. 1942.Stars Bud Collyer, Joan Alexander & Jackson Beck. Superman versus saboteurs at the Metropolis Munitions Plant.(SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 13 Mar 2112:00Joining the Youth Club In 1942 - GlimpsesGlimpses: Directed by Stanley Irving. An education film on the benefits of joining your local youth club in the 40s. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 13 Mar 2112:15Charlie Chan at the Olympics1937. Comedy. Director H. Bruce Humberstone. Stras Warner Oland, Katherine DeMille & Pauline Moore. Detective Chan chases spies at the 1936 Berlin Olympics. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 13 Mar 2113:45The Black Swan1942. Action. Director Henry King. Stars Tyrone Power, Maureen O'Hara & Laird Cregar. A swashbuckling sea captain sails the Caribbean in search of two notorious pirates. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 13 Mar 2115:30Please Sir!1971. Comedy. Directed by Mark Stuart. Stars John Alderton, Deryck Guyler, & Joan Sanderson. Film version of the TV sitcom. Teacher Bernard Hedges takes his Fenn Street class to a holiday camp. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 13 Mar 2117:30The Adventures of Sir LancelotThe Mortaise Fair. 1957. Stars William Russell, Cyril Smith & Ronald Leigh-Hunt. Guinevere is presented with a priceless jewel but as a fire takes hold the jewel is stolen. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 13 Mar 2118:00The Yangtse Incident1957. War. Director: Michael Anderson. Stars: Richard Todd, William Hartnell & Sam Kydd. The British sloop HMS Amethyst caught up in the Chinese Civil War and involved in the 1949 Yangtse Incident. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 13 Mar 2120:20All About Eve1950. Drama. Director Joseph L Mankiewicz. Stars Bette Davis, Anne Baxter & George Sanders. Inside story of an ambitious actress' rise from a glamour-struck girl in a theatre alley to award winner. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 13 Mar 2123:05Alien Nation1988. Crime. Director by Graham Baker. Stars James Caan, Mandy Patinkin & Terence Stamp. Set in Los Angeles in 1991 where humans co-exist with alien beings, one of whom partners a policeman.
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Sun 14 Mar 2100:55The Magic Christian1969. Comedy. Directed by: Joseph McGrath. Stars: Peter Sellers, Ringo Starr. The richest man in the world stumbles across a young orphan and decides to adopt him.
Sun 14 Mar 2102:45Inquest1940. Drama directed by Roy Boulting. A young widow accused of murder is defended by a distinguished QC. Stars Elizabeth Allan. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 14 Mar 2104:00Special BranchDownwind of Angels. Stars: George Sewell, Patrick Mower, Paul Eddington. The media carries the news: Murder at Maison Igor's. Craven must use their own approach to get a line in an unseen gunman.
Sun 14 Mar 2105:00The DetectivesShadow Of His Brother. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West
Sun 14 Mar 2106:00Doublecross1955. Drama. Director Anthony Squire. Stars Donald Houston, Fay Compton, William Hartnell. A Cornish poacher clashes with dangerous international spies.
Sun 14 Mar 2107:25Spies of the Air1940. War Drama. Directed by David Macdonald. Stars Barry K. Barnes, Joan Marion & Roger Livesey. The story of a test pilot who works for the enemy. Made in 1939, it was released in 1940.
Sun 14 Mar 2109:00Black Saddle1959. The Saddle. Western with Peter Breck. After his brothers are killed in a shootout, a gunfighter decides to hang up his guns and uphold the law by becoming a lawyer.
Sun 14 Mar 2109:30Johnny RingoUncertain Vengeance. Directed by Aaron Spelling. When Crane's son announces his intention of riding off with his brother, she informs Ringo that her older son is a notorious criminal.
Sun 14 Mar 2110:00Honey West1965. Matter of Wife and Death. Classic crime series produced by Aaron Spelling and starring Anne Francis. Someone tries to sink a ship carrying Honey and a woman who hired her.
Sun 14 Mar 2110:30Travellers Joy1951. Comedy. Director by Ralph Thomas. Stars Googie Withers, Dora Bryan & John McCallum. A divorced couple find themselves stuck and penniless, in a Swedish hotel.
Sun 14 Mar 2112:05For the Love of Ada1972. Comedy. Stars Irene Handl, Wilfred Pickles, Barbara Mitchell & Jack Smethurst. Based on the hit Thames sitcom, it follows the late-flowering romance between two young-at-heart pensioners. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 14 Mar 2113:50A Window In London1940. Thriller. Directed by Herbert Mason. Stars Michael Redgrave, Sally Gray & Paul Lukas. On his way to work, a man looks through the window of his train where he sees a young woman's murder
Sun 14 Mar 2115:25Doctor In Distress1963. Comedy. Directed by Ralph Thomas. Stars Dirk Bogarde, James Robertson Justice & Samantha Eggar. Dr. Simon Sparrow's love life improves when the lovely Delia Mallory is brought into casualty.
Sun 14 Mar 2117:30The Adventures of Robin HoodA Husband for Marian. 1956. Stars Richard Greene, Victor Woolf & Archie Duncan. Maid Marian's absent father has arranged her marriage with the knight who saved her life
Sun 14 Mar 2118:00Upstairs DownstairsMarried Love. 1972. Stars Gordon Jackson, David Langton & Jean Marsh. The Kirbridge marriage, yet to be consummated, causes Elizabeth great unhappiness in her quest to make a happy life with Lawrence.
Sun 14 Mar 2119:00HannayThe Good Samaritan. 1989. Stars Robert Powell, Sharon Maughan & Marc Zuber. The pleasures of travelling on the Trans Europe Express from Venice are often relished! But not for Hannay... (S2, E04)
Sun 14 Mar 2120:00Sunday Night at the London Palladium1974. Variety entertainment show hosted by Ted Rogers. This week's stars include Sacha Distel, The Drifters, Penny Lane, Nino Frediani, and The Second Generation.
Sun 14 Mar 2121:00The ChampionsThe invisible Man. 1968. Stars Stuart Damon, Alexandra Bastedo & William Gaunt. An invisible man device has been perfected by Surgeon John Hallam to melt thirty million dollars worth of gold.
Sun 14 Mar 2122:00The Man Who Could Cheat Death1959. Horror. Directed by Terence Fisher Stars: Anton Diffring, Hazel Court, Christopher Lee. An artist in 1890 Paris stays young by periodically replacing a gland with that of a living person. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 14 Mar 2123:40The Looking Glass War1970. 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)

March 15th to March 21st



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Mon 15 Mar 2101:50French Dressing1964. Comedy. Director: Ken Russell. Stars James Booth, Roy Kinnear, Marisa Mell. Gormleigh-on-Sea is a quiet seaside resort, until a French sex symbol attempts to make it the new St Tropez.
Mon 15 Mar 2103:35The Unsinkable Bette Davis1963. Hosted by: Joseph Cotten. The professional and personal life of Bette Davis. Clips include footage of her trips to Europe and her films including Now Voyager and Jezebel.
Mon 15 Mar 2104:00Lytton's DiaryDaddy's Girls. 1985. Stars: Peter Bowles, Anna Nygh, Bernard Archard. Lytton runs a straightforward story about a banker's teenage daughter and her relationship with a record producer. (S1, E02)
Mon 15 Mar 2105:00The WesternerHand on the Gun. 1962. Western Series created by Sam Peckinpah and starring Brian Keith. One of the most sophisticated westerns for its time or any other. (S1, E12)
Mon 15 Mar 2105:30TateQuiet After The Storm. 1960. Western. Stars David McLean. Tate tracks down a saloon girl's killer. On the trail back to town, the girl's two brothers arrive seeking blood vengeance. (S1, E12)
Mon 15 Mar 2106:00All Living ThingsDrama. 1955. Directed by Victor M. Gover. Stars Patrick Barr, Helen Christie & Ian Fleming. An incident with his son and his dog changes the mind of a Professors uses of animals in his research.
Mon 15 Mar 2106:25Flying 551939. Crime. Director Reginald Denham. Stars Derrick De Marney, Nancy Burne & Marius Goring. This is an exciting tale of double crossing and blackmail between father and son in the horse racing world
Mon 15 Mar 2107:50Dual Alibi1947. Drama. Directed by Alfred Travers. Stars Herbert Lom, Phyllis Dixey, Terence de Marney. Twin trapezists fall out over a lottery ticket and a worthless woman, but later extract a unique revenge. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 15 Mar 2109:30William TellThe Surgeon. 1959. Stars: Conrad Phillips, Willoughby Goddard & Jennifer Jayne. Seriously wounded, Tell is taken to the home a Swiss surgeon. To throw Gessler off their trail.
Mon 15 Mar 2110:00CatweazleThe Familiar Spirit. 1971. Stars: Geoffrey Bayldon, Gary Warren, Moray Watson. Touchwood the toad gets sick. Two local toad experts are consulted by Cedric, but things get out of hand.
Mon 15 Mar 2110:30Suddenly1954. Drama. Director: Lewis Allen. Stars Frank Sinatra, Sterling Hayden & James Gleason. Three gangsters trap a family in their own house, with the intention of killing the president of the USA. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 15 Mar 2112:05This Fowl BusinessA 1940s film made by British Foundation Pictures detailing the 'Fowl business' of chicken farming.
Mon 15 Mar 2112:25IWM: I Was a Fireman (1943)1943. From the Imperial War Museums collection. Directed by Humphrey Jennings. A reconstruction of the work of London's fire-fighting services in the bitter days of winter and spring 1940/41.
Mon 15 Mar 2114:00Enemy At The DoorThe Librarian. 1978. Stars: Alfred Burke, Bernard Horsfall & Emily Richard. Richter rejects suggestion that reprisals be taken until Peter gives himself up as he wants to court local goodwill. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 15 Mar 2115:00Doctor In Clover1966. Comedy. Directed by Ralph Thomas. Stars James Robertson Justice, Leslie Phillips, Shirley Anne Field. Gaston Grimsdyke enrols on a medical course run by Sir Lancelot Spratt.
Mon 15 Mar 2117:00No Hiding Place - A Pocketful of BonesA Pocketful of Bones. 1963. Stars: Eric Lander, Raymond Francis, Frank Henderson, Charles Morgan & Patricia Brake. Scotland Yard are lead to uncover a ten-year-old murder. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 15 Mar 2118:00Interpol CallingThe Angola Brights. 1959. Stars Charles Korvin, Edwin Richfield, Roland Bartrop & George Pastell. Who owns the diamonds mining engineer Martin Becker now has, after an explosion at Angolan mine.
Mon 15 Mar 2118:30The Likely Lads1976. Comedy. Director: Michael Tuchner. Stars: Rodney Bewes, James Bolam & Brigit Forsyth. Bob, Thelma, Terry and his girlfriend Christina go on a touring caravan holiday.
Mon 15 Mar 2120:20The Quiller Memorandum1966. Espionage. Directed by Michael Anderson. Stars George Segal, Alec Guinness & Max von Sydow. Agent Quiller is sent to investigate a neo-Nazi organisation set in 1960s West Berlin.
Mon 15 Mar 2122:30Fear in the Night1972. Horror. Director: Jimmy Sangster. Stars Judy Geeson, Joan Collins, Ralph Bates. A woman recovering from a nervous breakdown moves with her husband but becomes terrified of a mysterious man
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Tue 16 Mar 2100:20The Man Who Loved Redheads1955. Comedy. Director: Harold French. Stars: Moira Shearer, John Justin, Roland Culver. The honourable Mark St. Neots meets and never forgets the ever so beautiful Sylvia
Tue 16 Mar 2102:05IWM: The Journey TogetherDocumentary feature about cadets hoping to become pilots in the RAF, directed by John Boulting, with Richard Attenborough, Jack Watling, David Tomlinson and Edward G Robinson.
Tue 16 Mar 2104:00Shadows of FearRepent at Leisure. 1971. Stars Elizabeth Sellars & George Sewell. A wealthy woman recovering from heartbreak embarks on a cruise, and is courted by a man who may be trying to exploit her (S1, E05)
Tue 16 Mar 2105:00The RoguesThe Real Russian Caviar. 1965. Gig Young, David Niven and Charles Boyer are The Rogues, members of two related families of international forgers and conmen.
Tue 16 Mar 2106:00Sing As You Swing1937. Musical. Directed by Redd Davis. Starring Evelyn Dall, Claude Dampier & Lu Ann Meredith. Top British radio stars perform in this musical revue. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 16 Mar 2107:05Bonnie Prince Charlie1948. 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.
Tue 16 Mar 2109:30The Adventures of Robin HoodWill Scarlet. 1956. Stars Richard Greene, Victor Woolf & Archie Duncan. Garishly dressed William Winchester is at the inn Robin and Little John go to, swords are drawn as John insults Will.
Tue 16 Mar 2110:00CatweazleThe Ghost Hunters. 1971. Stars: Geoffrey Bayldon, Gary Warren, Moray Watson. Lady Collingford commands ghost hunters to be called to King's Farthing to investigate strange happenings.
Tue 16 Mar 2110:30Our Man In Marrakesh1966. Comedy. Director: Don Sharp. Stars Tony Randall, Senta Berger, Herbert Lom, Wilfrid Hyde-White & Terry Thomas. A traveller on a bus to Marrakesh is carrying $2 million to fix a vote
Tue 16 Mar 2112:20The Pot Carriers1962. Drama. Director: Peter Graham Scott. Stars Ronald Fraser, Carole Lesley, Alfred Burke. A young prisoner struggles to adjust to life inside. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 16 Mar 2114:00Upstairs and Downstairs1959. Comedy. Directed by Ralph Thomas. Stars Michael Craig, Claudia Cardinale, Anne Heywood & Sid James. British newlyweds discover hiring suitable home help is harder than they thought.
Tue 16 Mar 2116:05Tre, Pol & Pen - Glimpses1943. Short educational film which searches for the unusual in Cornwall, exploring the local sites, people and lore.
Tue 16 Mar 2116:20The Night Caller1965. Sci-Fi directed by John Gilling and starring John Saxon, Maurice Denham and Patricia Haines. Aliens need to find mates from another world or they'll become extinct, they start with earth females (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 16 Mar 2118:00Interpol CallingThe Thirteen Innocents. 1959. Stars Charles Korvin, Edwin Richfield, Roland Bartrop & George Pastell. Drug trafficking in Vienna is traced by Inspector Duval, his source, Istanbul homing pigeons.
Tue 16 Mar 2118:30Woman in a Dressing Gown1957. 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. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 16 Mar 2120:20The Day Of The Triffids1962. Sci-Fi. A spectacular meteor storm blinds the world, except Bill. He, and a few others, must battle with flesh eating plants. Starring Nicole Maurey, Howard Keel, Janette Scott and Kieron Moore.
Tue 16 Mar 2122:20Bad Dreams1988. Horror. Director Andrew Fleming. Stars Jennifer Rubin, Bruce Abbott & Richard Lynch. Cynthia is a former member of the spiritual community , and the sole survivor of a mass suicide-by-fire. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
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Wed 17 Mar 2100:05Nosferatu The Vampyre1979. Horror. Director: Werner Herzog. Stars: Klaus Kinski, Isabelle Adjani, Bruno Ganz. Count Dracula moves from Transylvania to Wismar, spreading the Black Plague across the land.
Wed 17 Mar 2102:20Yank In Ermine1955. Comedy. An American air-man (Peter Thompson) inherits an English title but will he cope with English nobility? Starring Jon Pertwee and Sid James. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 17 Mar 2104:00BudgieOur Story so Far. Stars: Adam Faith, Iain Cuthbertson & Lynn Dalby. Budgie is on the run again. But this time he has the police hot on his tail as well as Charlie Endell. Who will catch him first?
Wed 17 Mar 2105:00Stagecoach WestObject Partimony. Western with Wayne Rogers & Robert Bray, who run a stagecoach line in the Old West where they come across a wide variety of killers, robbers and ladies in distress. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 17 Mar 2106:00Popeye The SailorCooking With Gags. 1954. Stars: Jack Mercer & Mae Questel. The boys are taking Olive on a picnic. It's April 1st and Bluto plays a series of jokes on Popeye. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 17 Mar 2106:10Zorro's Black WhipTake Off That Mask. 1944. Stars George J. Lewis & Lucien Littlefield. After her brother is killed by corrupt politicians, Barbara dons a black costume & mask to become The Black Whip. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 17 Mar 2106:30The Monster of Highgate Ponds1961. Drama. Director by Alberto Cavalcanti. Stars Rachel Clay, Michael Wade & Terry Raven. Young David guards a strange egg for his uncle, but when a baby monster hatches, mayhem ensues. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 17 Mar 2107:45The Lone RangerWar Horse. 1949. Stars Jay Silverheels, Clayton Moore & John Hart. The famous war horse Black Cloud is stolen along with Lame Bear's son. Lone Ranger needs to use all his diplomacy skills. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 17 Mar 2108:15Flash Gordon Conquers the UniverseThe Palace of Terror. 1940. Stars: Buster Crabbe & Carol Hughes. Flash and his new friend Roka invade Emperor Ming's palace to rescue Dale and Professor Zarkoff. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 17 Mar 2108:40SupermanVolcano. 1942. Stars Bud Collyer, Joan Alexander & Jackson Beck. Superman must face the threat of an erupting volcano.
Wed 17 Mar 2108:50SupermanTerror On The Midway. 1942.Stars Bud Collyer, Joan Alexander & Jackson Beck. When the circus' animals escape and threaten disaster, Superman must take action. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 17 Mar 2109:00Going a Bundle - Evening News1976 by Southern, & unseen for decades. Stars Harry Fowler & James Villiers as they look at a day-in-the-life of the London Evening News. Features Bill Wyman (Rolling Stones).
Wed 17 Mar 2109:30The Adventures of Sir LancelotThe Bridge. 1957. Stars William Russell, Cyril Smith & Ronald Leigh-Hunt. A plot is uncovered towards the Poltifax villagers by Squire Brian as he prepares for his knighthood.
Wed 17 Mar 2110:00CatweazleThe Walking Trees. 1971. Stars: Geoffrey Bayldon, Gary Warren, Moray Watson. Is Catweazle a spy? The army thinks so, and not even Cedric can save his friend from a military interrogation
Wed 17 Mar 2110:30For the Love of Ada1972. Comedy. Stars Irene Handl, Wilfred Pickles, Barbara Mitchell & Jack Smethurst. Based on the hit Thames sitcom, it follows the late-flowering romance between two young-at-heart pensioners. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 17 Mar 2112:15Torquay in 1933A charming look at Torquay and surrounding areas in the 30s. Torre Abbey Sands, Corbyn Head, Babbacombe, Thatcher's Rock, Oddicombe and finally we travel up The River Dart approaching Totnes.
Wed 17 Mar 2112:30Ha'penny Breeze1951. Drama. Directed by Frank Worth. Stars Edwin Richfield, Don Sharp & Gwyneth Vaughan. David's Suffolk village is demoralised, but they gather support for his scheme to enter a yacht race. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 17 Mar 2114:00RoomsBroken Hearts. 1977. Stars Ian West & Julie Shipley. Lesley is still seeing her boyfriend Dave, but Meryl suspects Lesley may be in for a disappointment. Directed by Gerry Mill.
Wed 17 Mar 2114:30Brandy for the Parson1951. Comedy. A young couple on a boating holiday off the Kent coast get caught up in a smuggling racket. Starring Kenneth More, Charles Hawtrey & Alfie Bass.
Wed 17 Mar 2116:05Rollercoaster - GlimpsesExperience the thrill of an early British rollercoaster first hand in this short film by John Seccombe
Wed 17 Mar 2116:10Bond of Fear1956. 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. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 17 Mar 2117:30RoomsWe are all Pawns. 1977. Stars Jill Gascoine, William Marlowe & John Barcroft. Ruth's husband, Don, comes to see her. But the meeting renews their differences... Directed by Peter Moffatt.
Wed 17 Mar 2118:00Interpol CallingThe Money Game. 1959. Stars Charles Korvin, Edwin Richfield, Roland Bartrop & George Pastell. A finance journalist reports on a leading financier's death. Markets are reacting, Interpol investigate.
Wed 17 Mar 2118:30Eddie Carroll & His Orchestra1939. 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.
Wed 17 Mar 2118:50The Edgar Wallace Mystery TheatreNever Back Losers. 1961. Directed by Robert Tronson. Stars Jack Hedley, Jacqueline Ellis & Patrick Magee. An insurance investigator tackles a vicious gambling ring.
Wed 17 Mar 2120:00Rumpole of the BaileyRumpole and the Age for Retirement. Stars: Leo McKern, Peggy Thorpe-Bates, Peter Bowles. Rumpole is urged to retire by the criminal clan.
Wed 17 Mar 2121:05All About Eve1950. Drama. Director Joseph L Mankiewicz. Stars Bette Davis, Anne Baxter & George Sanders. Inside story of an ambitious actress' rise from a glamour-struck girl in a theatre alley to award winner. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 17 Mar 2123:50Desire Under The Elms1958. Drama. Director: Delbert Mann. Stars: Sophia Loren, Anthony Perkins, Frank Overton & Burl Ives. A New England farmer finds a new wife, but his son is also attracted to her. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
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Thu 18 Mar 2102:05Somewhere on Leave1943. War Comedy. Stars Frank Randle, Harry Korris & Dan Young. Wealthy Private Roy takes his soldier friends Randle, Enoch and Young to his palatial home to help him get his dream girl.
Thu 18 Mar 2103:55Steel Works in the 50sGlimpses: A rare glimpse into the workings of a Steel works in the UK in the 1950s.
Thu 18 Mar 2104:00CallanLittle Bits and Pieces of Love. Stars: Edward Woodward, Ronald Radd & Anthony Valentine. Callan attempts to persuade a wife to act as bait for her ex-husband, a distinguished scientist.
Thu 18 Mar 2105:00Target: The CorruptorsThe Fix. 1961. Stars Stephen McNally, Robert Harland & Harold J. Stone. Investigative reporters Paul Marino & Jack Flood investigate various cases of industrial corruption. (S1, E13)
Thu 18 Mar 2106:00BFI: Holiday1957. Documentary. Directed by John Taylor. Charming music-driven documentary about Blackpool.
Thu 18 Mar 2106:25The Lady from Lisbon1943. Comedy. Director: Leslie S. Hiscott. Stars Jane Carr, Francis L. Sullivan, Martita Hunt & Charles Victor. An art lover travels to Lisbon to spy for the Nazis after they steal the Mona Lisa.
Thu 18 Mar 2108:00Charlie Chan at the Olympics1937. Comedy. Director H. Bruce Humberstone. Stras Warner Oland, Katherine DeMille & Pauline Moore. Detective Chan chases spies at the 1936 Berlin Olympics. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 18 Mar 2109:30Sir Francis DrakeCourt Intrigue. 1962. Stars Terence Morgan, Sarah Branch & Eileen Way. A English goldsmith gives Elizabeth false information so Drake won't attack a treasure ship necessary to help fiance.
Thu 18 Mar 2110:00CatweazleThe Battle of the Giants. 1971. Stars: Geoffrey Bayldon, Gary Warren, Moray Watson. Excitement grows at the local flower show in King's Farthing, especially with Catweazle's growing potion
Thu 18 Mar 2110:30John and Julie1955. Comedy. Director William Fairchild. Stars Colin Gibson, Lesley Dudley, Noelle Middleton, Megs Jenkins, Sid James & Peter Sellers. Two children run away to London so they can visit the Queen. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 18 Mar 2112:10Nine, Dalmuir WestKevin Brownlow's atmospheric homage to Glasgow's tram system follows the last tram to run in September 1962.
Thu 18 Mar 2112:25Spare a Copper1940. Comedy. Directed by John Paddy Carstairs. Stars George Formby, Dorothy Hyson, George Merritt. A War Reserve Policeman foils saboteurs plotting to destroy a warship.
Thu 18 Mar 2114:00RoomsOn the Dole. 1977. Ian comes home in a bad mood, and his wife, Carol, is dismayed when she learns why... Stars Julie Shipley, Ian Redford, Jenny Twigge, Cheryl Branker, Jill Gascoine & Mike Grady.
Thu 18 Mar 2114:30In Conversation with Derek MalcolmKen Loach. 2010. Derek Malcolm sits down with stars of stage and screen. In this episode Sir Tom Courtenay discuss is career.
Thu 18 Mar 2115:10The Prince and The Pauper1978. Drama. Director: Richard Fleischer. Stars Mark Lester, Ernest Borgnine, Oliver Reed, Raquel Welch, Rex Harrison. A Prince and a pauper find that they are identical and decide to trade places.
Thu 18 Mar 2117:30RoomsSurprise Visitors. 1977. An unexpected caller wants to discuss Mrs. Beale's late husband with her. Directed by Anthea Browne Wilkinson. Stars Anne Dyson, Linda Todd, Bernard Hill.
Thu 18 Mar 2118:00Interpol CallingThe Sleeping Giant. 1959. Stars Charles Korvin, Edwin Richfield, Roland Bartrop & George Pastell. Interpol race against time to find the identities of those responsible for a bomb found in Scotland.
Thu 18 Mar 2118:30School Dinners & Kitchen SafetyBernard Cribbins presents 'Safety makes Sense' looking at the jobs of School Dinner Ladies in the 1970s and the workings of a large kitchen and its 70s machinery.
Thu 18 Mar 2118:50Without a Clue1988. Comedy. Directed by Thom Eberhardt. Stars Michael Caine, Ben Kingsley, & Lysette Anthony. Could the world's greatest detective merely be the fictional creation of Dr Watson.
Thu 18 Mar 2121:00Public Eye1973. Detective & Mystery Drama. The Windsor Royal. Stars Alfred Burke, Raymond Francis & Stephanie Bidmead. Marker is hired to find a new breed of rose that has disappeared
Thu 18 Mar 2122:00The Canadians1961. Western. Directed by Burt Kennedy. Stars Robert Ryan, John Dehner & Torin Thatcher. Mounties attempt to defuse confrontation between Sioux Indians and Indian fighters, after Custer's last stand. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 18 Mar 2123:45They Were Not Divided1950. War. Director: Terence Young. Stars: Edward Underdown, Ralph Clanton, Helen Cherry & Christopher Lee. In a World War II training depot, recruits come from all walks of life to learn to survive.
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Fri 19 Mar 2101:50IWM: Next of KinEaling Studios production, directed by Thorold Dickinson, demonstrating the perils of 'careless talk' during wartime, with Mervyn Johns, Jack Hawkins, Basil Radford, Naunton Wayne and Nova Pilbeam.
Fri 19 Mar 2103:55A-Bob-In-The-Pound With Tommy Handley1943. The well-known British comedian, Tommy Handley, gets us to sing along to start saving for the war effort and brighter days to come.
Fri 19 Mar 2104:00Public Eye1971. Detective & Mystery Drama. Transatlantic Cousins. Stars Alfred Burke, Brenda Cavendish & Una Brandon-Jones. Marker finds a case involving an old reprobate and a young American visiting Britain.
Fri 19 Mar 2105:00Saints & Sinners1965. A Taste of Evil. Human stories uncovered by the reporters of the New York City 'Record' newspaper. (S1, E13)
Fri 19 Mar 2106:00Charley Moon1956. 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. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 19 Mar 2108:00Rosemary Squires in the 1950s The Tonight ShowSee Rosemary Squires, the English jazz, big band, cabaret and concert singer and recording artist make her American Debut in the late 1950s on The Tonight Show. Rare unseen footage.
Fri 19 Mar 2108:10The Floating Dutchman 1954. Drama. Stars Dermot Walsh, Sydney Tafler & Mary Germaine. A Scotland Yard detective goes undercover among a gang of jewel thieves.
Fri 19 Mar 2109:45On the Fiddle1961. Comedy. Directed by Cyril Frankel. Stars Alfred Lynch, Sean Connery & Cecil Parker. A couple of loveable service dodgers avoid the front line until they are sent to France. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 19 Mar 2111:45The House In Nightmare Park1973. Comedy. Director Peter Sykes. Stars Frankie Howerd, Ray Milland, Hugh Burden. In 1907, an actor is invited to perform in a remote country house but becomes involved in mysterious events.
Fri 19 Mar 2113:35The Black Swan1942. Action. Director Henry King. Stars Tyrone Power, Maureen O'Hara & Laird Cregar. A swashbuckling sea captain sails the Caribbean in search of two notorious pirates. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 19 Mar 2115:20Hue and Cry1947. Adventure. Director: Charles Crichton. Stars Alastair Sim, Frederick Piper, Harry Fowler. A gang of street boys foil a master crook who sends commands for robberies in a cunning way. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 19 Mar 2117:00Upstairs DownstairsMarried Love. 1972. Stars Gordon Jackson, David Langton & Jean Marsh. The Kirbridge marriage, yet to be consummated, causes Elizabeth great unhappiness in her quest to make a happy life with Lawrence.
Fri 19 Mar 2118:00Interpol CallingThe Two-Headed Monster. 1959. Stars Charles Korvin, Edwin Richfield, Roland Bartrop & George Pastell. A gangster begins a new protection racket with a new gang after being deported back to Naples.
Fri 19 Mar 2118:30Highly Dangerous1950. Drama. Directed by Roy Ward Baker. Stars: Margaret Lockwood, Dane Clark, Marius Goring. An entomologist travels to a Balkan country to investigate germ warfare.
Fri 19 Mar 2120:15The PlankComedy. 1967. Directed by Eric Sykes. Stars Eric Sykes, Tommy Cooper & Jimmy Edwards. Two workmen fall victim to humorous mishaps as they transport a plank from a warehouse to a building site.
Fri 19 Mar 2121:20Backfire1987. Thriller. Directed by Gilbert Cates. Stars Karen Allen, Keith Carradine & Dean Paul Martin. A murderous love triangle forms between an affluent Vietnam War veteran, his wife and another man.
Fri 19 Mar 2123:10Come Back, Little Sheba1952. Drama. Director: Daniel Mann. Stars: Burt Lancaster, Shirley Booth & Terry Moore. A loveless marriage is rocked when a young woman rents a room in the couple's house. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
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Sat 20 Mar 2101:10Three Came Home1950. True story of a woman imprisoned in several Japanese war camps. She struggles to protect her young son. Stars Claudette Colbert.
Sat 20 Mar 2103:15The Three-Pointed Star1950s. Made by Daimler and Benz to celebrate their partnership. We follow the history of the 'three-pointed star' from inception, across all major Grands Prix in the 1920s, 30s, 40s, 50s.
Sat 20 Mar 2104:00Van der ValkMan of Iron. Stars Barry Foster, Joanna Dunham & Nigel Stock. After a series of attacks, Van der Valk finds himself looking for a mysterious hidden enemy who could strike at any second.
Sat 20 Mar 2105:00The Flame Trees of ThikaHappy New Year. Stars: Hayley Mills, David Robb & Nicholas Jones. At the end of 1913, Tilly and Robin travel to Nairobi with the Palmers to ring in the new year. (S1, E03)
Sat 20 Mar 2106:00BFI: When The Pie Was Opened1941. Factual. Director: Len Lye. A simple tale of a mother cheering up her daughter with a pie from her rationing-stricken pantry is skilfully crafted into a work of real artistic depth.
Sat 20 Mar 2106:10Stock Car1955. 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)
Sat 20 Mar 2107:30Model For Murder1959. Drama. Directed by Terry Bishop. Stars Keith Andes, Hazel Court, Michael Gough, Julia Arnall & Patricia Jessel. A Mayfair dress designer arranges for the theft of valuable jewellery.
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Sat 20 Mar 2109:00Popeye The SailorSpooky Swabs. 1957. Stars: Jack Mercer & Mae Questel. Popeye and Olive are shipwrecked; they think they're saved when they see a ship, but what they don't realize is that the crew is all ghosts. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 20 Mar 2109:10Zorro's Black WhipWolf Pack. 1944. Stars George J. Lewis & Lucien Littlefield. After her brother is killed by corrupt politicians, Barbara dons a black costume & mask to become The Black Whip. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 20 Mar 2109:30The Cat Gang1958. Adventure. Directed by Darrel Catling. Stars Francesca Annis, John Pike, Jeremy Bulloch, John Gabriel & John Stacy. Three children and their adventures while on the track of a gang of smugglers. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 20 Mar 2110:45The Lone RangerThe Renegades. 1949. Stars: Clayton Moore, Jay Silverheels & Gene Roth. While on the trail, Tonto gets an urgent message to meet Chief Swift Eagle. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 20 Mar 2111:15Flash Gordon Conquers the UniverseThe Land of The Death. 1940. Stars: Buster Crabbe & Carol Hughes. Flash encounters the menacing Rock men, a primitive race that lives in caves, plus a time bomb planted by soldiers. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 20 Mar 2111:40SupermanEleventh Hour. 1942. Stars Bud Collyer, Joan Alexander & Jackson Beck. While Clark Kent is in wartime Japan, Superman becomes a saboteur. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 20 Mar 2111:50SupermanDestruction Inc. 1942.Stars Bud Collyer, Joan Alexander & Jackson Beck. Superman versus saboteurs at the Metropolis Munitions Plant. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 20 Mar 2112:00Crossroads to Crime1960. Crime. Director: Gerry Anderson. Stars Anthony Oliver, Arthur Rigby. A PC suspects that a gang of lorry hijackers, operating from a transport cafe, is behind a series of vehicle thefts. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 20 Mar 2113:10A Day Out In LondonGlimpses: Amateur footage of well-known London landmarks; Eros, Trafalgar Square and outside Buckingham Palace.
Sat 20 Mar 2113:15Operation Amsterdam1958. War. Director: Michael McCarthy. Stars Peter Finch, Tony Britton & Eva Bartok. An English Major and two diamond experts plan to take diamonds from Amsterdam before the Nazis invade
Sat 20 Mar 2115:20A Bell For Adano1945. War. Directed by Henry King. Stars Gene Tierney, John Hodiak, William Bendix, & Richard Conte. A major and his men attempt to restore law and order in the war-torn Italian town of Adano. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 20 Mar 2117:30The Adventures of Sir LancelotThieves. 1957. Stars William Russell, Cyril Smith & Ronald Leigh-Hunt. It's difficult to find honest employment if branded a thief. Lancelot gets the King to don a disguise and enter a den of thieves.
Sat 20 Mar 2118:00Angels One Five1952. War. Director: George More O'Ferrall. Stars Jack Hawkins, Michael Denison, John Gregson & Dulcie Grey & Veronica Hurst. The story of life in the RAF during the Battle of Britain. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 20 Mar 2120:00Call Northside 7771948. Drama. Directed by Henry Hathaway. Stars James Stewart, Richard Conte & Helen Walker. A Chicago reporter looks into an old murder and realises the man jailed for the crime is innocent. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 20 Mar 2122:15Steaming1985. 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.
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Sun 21 Mar 2100:15Armchair TheatreHigh Summer. 1972. Stars: Margaret Leighton, Roland Culver & Christopher Gable. Lady Huntercombe's son, Jack, who was disinherited by his father; returns to inherit the family home.
Sun 21 Mar 2101:30Dracula: Prince of Darkness1966. Horror. Directed by Terence Fisher. Stars Christopher Lee, Barbara Shelley & Andrew Keir. Dracula is resurrected, preying on four unsuspecting visitors to his castle.
Sun 21 Mar 2103:20Shadows on the Stairs1941. Crime. Director: D. Ross Lederman. Stars Frieda Inescort & Paul Cavanagh. Occupants of a boarding house become suspects after a string of murders. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 21 Mar 2104:35This Was England1936. Documentary. Director: Mary Field. A history of farming and countryside skills, first screened at the Regent Cinema, Ipswich. Part of the Women Amateur Filmmakers Collection.
Sun 21 Mar 2105:00The DetectivesA Barrel Full Of Moneys. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West
Sun 21 Mar 2106:00Dreaming1944. 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 (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 21 Mar 2107:3090 Degrees South1933. Documentary. Director: Herbert G. Ponting. Stars: F.R.G. Evans, Herbert G. Ponting, Robert Falcon Scott. A record of Captain Scott's 1911 South Pole expedition.
Sun 21 Mar 2109:00Black Saddle1959. The Hotel. Western with Peter Breck. After his brothers are killed in a shootout, a gunfighter decides to hang up his guns and uphold the law by becoming a lawyer.
Sun 21 Mar 2109:30Johnny RingoBorder Town. Directed by Aaron Spelling. Starring Don Durant. After Case Thomas is killed, Ringo and Cully trail the alleged murderer to a wide-open town on the Arizona-New Mexico border.
Sun 21 Mar 2110:00Viva Max1969. Comedy. Director: Jerry Paris. Stars Peter Ustinov & Pamela Tiffin. A Mexican General tells his troops they are on their way to an American March - then leads border to recapture Alamo. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 21 Mar 2112:00Mark of The Phoenix1957. Crime drama directed by Maclean Rogers and starring Anton Diffring. Crooks steal a secret metal formula and plan to smuggle it into East Germany. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 21 Mar 2113:15The Jungle Book1942. 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. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 21 Mar 2115:20Duchess and The Dirtwater Fox1976. Comedy. Directed by Melvin Frank. Stars George Segal, Goldie Hawn, Conrad Janis & Thayer David. An 1880s dance hall girl steals a satchel of ill-gotten money from gambler Charlie Dirtwater Fox. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 21 Mar 2117:30The Adventures of Robin HoodChildren of the Greenwood. 1956. Stars Richard Greene, Victor Woolf & Archie Duncan. A Bland flees almost certain imprisonment after a false accusation of murder.
Sun 21 Mar 2118:00Upstairs DownstairsWhom God Hath Joined. 1972. Stars Gordon Jackson, David Langton & Jean Marsh. Elizabeth has tea at Eaton Place but after six months of marriage has she finally left Lawrence.
Sun 21 Mar 2119:00HannayThe Rough Music. 1989. Stars Robert Powell, Richard Pasco, Caroline Lee-John. On the death of his friend, Hannay inherits a walking-stick, field glasses and the lighthouse on a Fenland marsh (S2, E05)
Sun 21 Mar 2120:00Sunday Night at the London Palladium... Palladium. 1974. Variety Show hosted by Ted Rogers and featuring Mike and Bernie Winters, Clodagh Rodgers, Allan Stewart and The New Dollys.
Sun 21 Mar 2121:00The ChampionsReply Box No.666. 1968. Stars Stuart Damon, Alexandra Bastedo & William Gaunt. An explosive expert is found murdered in his Jamaican hotel room while posing as a French businessman. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 21 Mar 2122:00Stardust1974. Musical Drama. Directed by Michael Apted. Stars David Essex, Adam Faith, Larry Hagman, Sequel to the 1973 film 'That'll Be the Day', Stardust chronicles MacLaine's rise & fall as a rock star.