Talking Pictures TV Programme Schedule

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Sept 16th - Sept 22nd

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TPTV Schedule Sept 16th – Sept 22nd 2019

DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Mon 16 Sep 19 06:00 Shadows on the Stairs 1941. Crime. Director: D. Ross Lederman. Stars Frieda Inescort & Paul Cavanagh. Occupants of a boarding house become suspects after a string of murders. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 16 Sep 19 07:15 The Detectives Fourth Commandment. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West
Mon 16 Sep 19 08:15 The Old Dark House 1963. Comedy. Directed by William Castle. Stars Fenella Fielding, Tom Poston, Robert Morley & Janette Scott. A car salesman finds himself in fatal mishaps when delivering a car to a secluded mansion.
Mon 16 Sep 19 10:00 The Night My Number Came Up 1955. Mystery. Directed by Leslie Norman and starring Michael Redgrave, Sheila Sim, Denholm Elliott and Alexander Knox. A military aircraft's fate may or may not depend on a prophetic nightmare.
Mon 16 Sep 19 12:00 The Man Between 1953. Drama. Director: Carol Reed. Stars: James Mason, Claire Bloom & Hildegard Knef. After World War 2, Susanne Mallison travels to visit her older brother in Berlin.
Mon 16 Sep 19 14:00 Scotland Yard 1957. The White Cliffs Mystery. Directed by Montgomery Tully. Starring Russell Napier, Yvonne Andre and Peter Bathurst. A dead rocket engineer was being blackmailed. But why – and by whom? (S1, E25)
Mon 16 Sep 19 14:35 Let's Be Famous 1939. Comedy. Directed by Walter Forde. Stars Jimmy O'Dea, Betty Driver & Sonnie Hale. An Irishman sets out to become famous as a singer on the radio. But there's a mix up!
Mon 16 Sep 19 16:15 Charley Moon 1956. Musical. Director Guy Hamilton. Stars Max Bygraves, Dennis Price & Michael Medwin. Life and loves of a country boy who makes it on the London stage, but misses home.
Mon 16 Sep 19 18:15 Matinee Idols A look at the Matinee Idols that shaped cinema.
Mon 16 Sep 19 18:30 The Day The Earth Caught Fire 1961. Sci-Fi Drama. Directed by Val Guest. Stars Janet Munro, Leo McKern, Edward Judd and Michael Goodliffe. U.S and Russia test atomic bombs at the same time, which alters the nutation of the Earth. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 16 Sep 19 20:35 BFI: Fully Fitted Freight 1957. Factual. Director: Ralph Keene. The story of the fast freight, 4:48 pm, Bristol-Leeds, vacuum braked throughout. Conveyed in crisp black & white images by veteran cinematographer Ronald Craigen.
Mon 16 Sep 19 21:00 Special Branch A Date with Leonidas. 1969. Stars: Wensley Pithey, Derren Nesbitt, Jennifer Wilson. A teenager's vow of vengeance leads to Inspector Jordan interrupting a wedding
Mon 16 Sep 19 22:00 Villain (1971) 1971. Drama. Director: Michael Tuchner. Stars Richard Burton, Ian McShane & Nigel Davenport. Your everyday London businessman and sadistic gang leader. Once you've met, you'll wish you hadn't.
Mon 16 Sep 19 00:00 The Last Valley 1971. Drama. Directed by James Clavell. Stars Michael Caine, Omar Sharif & Nigel Davenport. A mercenary & a teacher, each fleeing the religious war in Germany, find a valley untouched by the war.
Mon 16 Sep 19 02:30 The Chase 1966. Drama. Directed by Arthur Penn. Stars Marlon Brando, Jane Fonda, Robert Redford, Angie Dickinson & Robert Duvall. Reeves' escape from prison affects the inhabitants of a small Southern town. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 16 Sep 19 05:10 No Rain At Timburi 1954. Drama. Director: Alastair Scobie. Stars Carol Raye. A lost film, shot in Kenya. Tensions mount between the local tribe and the local officer as the wait for rain takes its strain on all.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Tue 17 Sep 19 06:00 The Headless Ghost 1959. Comedy. Director Peter Graham Scott. Stars: Richard Lyon, Liliane Sottane, David Rose. Three youngsters encounter a ghost who is in limbo until he retrieves his lost head.
Tue 17 Sep 19 07:15 The Detectives The Walls Have Eyes. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West
Tue 17 Sep 19 08:15 David Copperfield 1970. Drama. Director: Delbert Mann. Stars Richard Attenborough, Laurence Olivier, Susan Hampshire, Cyril Cusack, Wendy Hiller & Edith Evans. Dickens' story of a young man's journey to maturity.
Tue 17 Sep 19 10:35 All For Mary 1955. Comedy. Director: Wendy Toye. Stars Nigel Patrick, Kathleen Harrison & David Tomlinson. In an Alpine resort, an officer & upper-class Humpy Miller set their sights on the landlord's daughter.
Tue 17 Sep 19 12:10 Green For Danger 1947. Thriller. Director. Sidney Gilliat. Stars Trevor Howard, Sally Gray, Rosamund John & Alastair Sim. Against a background of bombing raids, a series of murders take place in a hospital during WW2
Tue 17 Sep 19 14:00 Scotland Yard 1957. Night Crossing. Directed by Montgomery Tully. Starring Russell Napier, John Serret and Andre Maranne. The quiet of an idyllic port town is shattered when a body is found on the beach. (S1, E26)
Tue 17 Sep 19 14:35 The Three Worlds of Gulliver 1960. Family adventure. Directed by Jack Sher. Starring Kerwin Mathews, Jo Morrow and June Thorburn. After being shipwrecked, a man finds himself in strange lands. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 17 Sep 19 16:35 Innocent Sinners 1958. Drama. Directed by Philip Leacock. Stars Flora Robson, June Archer, David Kossoff & Christopher Hey. A girl finds expression of her sensitive side by creating a garden.
Tue 17 Sep 19 18:25 Summertime 1955. Drama. Jane (Katharine Hepburn) finally makes her dream trip to Venice but has no one to share the beautiful city with, until… Directed by David Lean.
Tue 17 Sep 19 20:20 Bespoke Overcoat 1955. Drama. Director: Jack Clayton. Stars David Kossoff & Alfie Bass. A man's only desire is to have an overcoat, but dies of hypothermia and so returns as a ghost demanding his friend steal him one
Tue 17 Sep 19 21:00 Gideon's Way The Big Fix. Directed by James Hill. Stars John Gregson, Michael Ripper, Penelope Horner, Maurice Hedley & Robert Brown. Gideon investigates after a horse who is favourite to win loses a race.
Tue 17 Sep 19 22:00 The Cassandra Crossing 1976. Drama. Director: George P Cosmatos. Stars Sophia Loren, Richard Harris, Ava Gardner, Burt Lancaster & Martin Sheen. Passengers of a European train can't escape after a deadly virus is planted.
Tue 17 Sep 19 00:35 She Played With Fire 1958. Drama. Directed by Sidney Gilliat. Stars Jack Hawkins, Ian Hunter, Arlene Dahl & Dennis Price. An investigator finds himself involved in blackmail & murder after running into his ex.
Tue 17 Sep 19 02:35 The Hireling 1973. Drama. Director: Alan Bridges. Stars: Robert Shaw, Sarah Miles and Peter Egan. A young woman suffering from depression, over the loss of her husband, develops a relationship with her chauffeur (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 17 Sep 19 04:50 The Balloon Goes Up 1942. Musical. Comedy duo Ethel Revnell and Gracie West star in this comedy musical. The double act masquerade as WAAFs on a balloon site to help the authorities capture a group of fifth columnists. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Wed 18 Sep 19 06:00 Demi-Paradise 1943. Drama. Directed by Anthony Asquith. Stars Laurence Olivier, Penelope Ward, Margaret Rutherford & Felix Aylmer. A Russian engineer recounts his time in England during WW2.
Wed 18 Sep 19 08:15 The Detectives Stranger In The House. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West
Wed 18 Sep 19 09:15 The Holly and the Ivy 1952. Drama. A heart-warming tale of a minister and his family reunited at Christmas time recounting their trials. Directed by George More O'Ferrall. Stars Ralph Richardson & Celia Johnson. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 18 Sep 19 10:55 Tawny Pipit 1944. Drama. Directed by Bernard Miles and Charles Saunders. Starring Bernard Miles, Rosamund John and Niall MacGinnis. A village bands together to save its wildlife from road development.
Wed 18 Sep 19 12:35 Blackout 1950. Crime Noir. Directed by Robert S Baker. Screenplay by John Gilling. Stars Maxwell Reed & Dinah Sheridan. An ambulance drops a blind patient to the wrong address, where he stumbles over a body. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 18 Sep 19 14:00 Scotland Yard 1958. Print of Death. Directed by Montgomery Tully. Starring John Warwick, Tim Turner and Phil Brown. A payroll van is pulled over by a police car, the guards shot and the payroll stolen. (S1, E27)
Wed 18 Sep 19 14:35 Corridor Of Mirrors 1948. Drama. Directed by Terence Young. Starring Eric Portman, Edana Romney, Barbara Mullen & Christopher Lee. A man falls in love with a beautiful woman, whom he thinks he loved in a previous life. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 18 Sep 19 16:35 New 'Light Orchestras' … In 1939 – Glimpses. 1939. Director: Horace Shepherd. Stars Leslie Jeffries, Reginald King & Eugene Pini. With the population of the wireless increasing, a new theme of entertainment is emerging…
Wed 18 Sep 19 16:50 Curtain Up 1952. Comedy. Directed by Ralph Smart. Stars Robert Morley, Margaret Rutherford, Kay Kendall & Michael Medwin. A stage director clashes with the author of a play being done by a little theatre group.
Wed 18 Sep 19 18:30 The One That Got Away 1957. Drama. Directed by Roy Ward Baker. Stars Hardy Kruger, Colin Gordon & Michael Goodliffe. A German flight officer is shot down over England and makes numerous attempts to escape to fight again.
Wed 18 Sep 19 20:45 Nine, Dalmuir West Kevin Brownlow's atmospheric homage to Glasgow's tram system follows the last tram to run in September 1962.
Wed 18 Sep 19 21:00 Widows Episode 4. 1983. Stars: Ann Mitchell, Maureen O'Farrell, Fiona Hendley. The women are being watched at the lock up as they put the final preparations in place for the raid.
Wed 18 Sep 19 22:00 The Beauty Jungle 1964. Comedy. Director: Val Guest. Stars Janette Scott, Ian Hendry, Edmund Purdom & Sid James. Shirley leaves her fiance and moves to London for success after participating in a beauty contest.
Wed 18 Sep 19 00:15 The Passenger 1975. Drama. Director: Michelangelo Antonioni. Stars Jack Nicholson, Maria Schneider, Jenny Runacre. A war correspondent, unable to find the war he's been asked to uncover chooses a risky path. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 18 Sep 19 02:45 The Great Houdini 1976. Drama. Directed by Melville Shavelson and starring Peter Cushing and Paul Michael Glaser. A biography of the renowned escape artist Harry Houdini, examining his fascination with the occult.
Wed 18 Sep 19 04:45 Mysterious Mr Davis 1936. Comedy. Businessman Julian (Henry Kendall) invents an important but imaginary partner to stave off his creditors. Stars Alastair Sim.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Thu 19 Sep 19 06:00 Rose of Cimmaron 1952. Western. Director: Harry Keller. Stars Jack Buetel, Mala Powers, Bill Williams. Rose, a young girl fostered by a Cherokee family, seeks revenge after her foster parents are murdered by outlaws (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 19 Sep 19 07:35 The Detectives Saturday Edition. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West
Thu 19 Sep 19 08:35 I'll Get You For This 1951. Drama. Director Joseph M. Newman. Stars George Raft, Coleen Gray & Enzo Staiola. A gambler discovers he has been framed for the murder of a Treasury Agent and goes on a journey to clear his name
Thu 19 Sep 19 10:15 On the Fiddle 1961. Comedy. Directed by Cyril Frankel. Stars Alfred Lynch, Sean Connery & Cecil Parker. Tricked into joining the RAF, Horace Pope works up a lucrative racket in conning the RAF.
Thu 19 Sep 19 12:15 The Scamp 1957. Crime drama directed by Wolf Rilla and starring Richard Attenborough, Dorothy Alison, Colin Petersen. Todd Dawson is a ten year old waif with a drunken scallywag for a father. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 19 Sep 19 14:00 Rooms Ted & Mrs Fox P1. Two part dramas concerning the various drifters who rent rooms in a lodging house.
Thu 19 Sep 19 14:30 The Captain's Table 1959. Comedy. Director: Jack Lee. Starring: John Gregson, Peggy Cummins and Donald Sinden. A ship's captain is promoted from steamers to their flagship passenger liner.
Thu 19 Sep 19 16:15 Gentle Trap 1960. A locksmith on his first burglary is on the run when a rival gang wants his haul. Stars Spencer Teakle & Martin Benson. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 19 Sep 19 17:25 Davy 1958. Comedy. Directed by Michael Relph. Starring Harry Secombe, Ron Randell and George Relph. Young Davy is the star of his family's touring act, but will he go it alone when stardom calls? (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 19 Sep 19 19:05 No Highway in the Sky 1951. Drama. Directed by Henry Koster. Stars James Stewart, Jack Hawkins, Marlene Dietrich & Glynis Johns. An aeronautical engineer predicts that a new model of plane will fail catastrophically. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 19 Sep 19 21:00 The Human Jungle Thin Ice. 1963. Director: John Ainsworth. Stars Herbert Lom. A teenaged ice skater feels her family are pushing her beyond her limits. Guest stars Janina Faye and George A. Cooper. (S1, E4)
Thu 19 Sep 19 22:00 The Counterfiet Plan 1957. Crime. Directed by Montgomery Tully. Stars Zachary Scott, Peggy Castle, Mervyn Johns, Sydney Tafler & Lee Patterson. Max Brandt, an escaped convict, seeks out the home of a wartime acquaintance.
Thu 19 Sep 19 23:45 A Severed Head 1971. Comedy. Directed by Dick Clement. Starring Richard Attenborough, Lee Remick, Clive Revill & Claire Bloom. A pampered wife tells her husband that she is in love with their best friend.
Thu 19 Sep 19 01:45 You Must Be Joking 1965. Comedy. Directed by Michael Winner. Stars Michael Callan, Denholm Elliot, Terry-Thomas & James Robertson Justice. An eccentric psychiatrist oversees a 48-hour army-initiation test.
Thu 19 Sep 19 03:45 Penny Serenade 1941. Drama. Director: George Stevens. Stars Irene Dunne, Cary Grant, Beulah Bondi & Edgar Buchanan. A couple's big dreams give way to a life full of unexpected sadness and unexpected joy. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Fri 20 Sep 19 06:00 When The Bough Breaks 1947. Drama. Directed by Lawrence Huntington. Stars Patricia Roc, Rosamund John & Bill Owen. A young mother hands over her baby to foster parents, but struggles to let go emotionally.
Fri 20 Sep 19 07:40 The Late Edwina Black 1951. Drama. Director: Maurice Elvey. Stars David Farrar, Geraldine Fitzgerald & Roland Culver. When a sickly Victorian woman dies, a postmortem reveals that her body contains a fatal dose of arsenic.
Fri 20 Sep 19 09:15 Berth 24 1950. Director: J.B Holmes. With William Devlin and Richard Huson. First production of the new British Transport Film Unit. In the Hull Docks, the steamer S.S. Bravo arrives from Gothenburg with cargo
Fri 20 Sep 19 10:00 Miracle in Soho 1957. Romance. Director: Julian Amyes. Starring John Gregson, Belinda Lee, Cyril Cusack and Peter Illing. Michael is an unhappy road worker, until he meets Julia, and 'the miracle' happens.
Fri 20 Sep 19 12:00 Notorious (1946) 1946. Drama. Directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Stars Cary Grant, Ingrid Bergman & Claude Rains. A woman is asked to spy on a group of Nazi friends in South America, but how far will she have to go? (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 20 Sep 19 14:00 Rooms Ted & Mrs Fox P1. Two part dramas concerning the various drifters who rent rooms in a lodging house.
Fri 20 Sep 19 14:30 Another Shore 1948. Comedy Drama. Directed by Charles Crichton. Stars Robert Beatty, Stanley Holloway & Moira Lister. A young Irishman comes up with an unusual plan to get the money to emigrate to Tahiti.
Fri 20 Sep 19 16:05 Ladies Who Do 1963. Comedy. Director: C.M. Pennington-Richards. Stars Peggy Mount, Robert Morley & Harry H. Corbett. A British Colonel (Morley) teams up with a cleaning lady to profit from office bin tips.
Fri 20 Sep 19 17:45 Passenger to London 1937. Thriller. Director: Lawrence Huntingdon. Stars John Warwick, Jenny Laird & Paul Neville. A great B British film. An agent, carrying important papers, is knifed to death on a passenger train.
Fri 20 Sep 19 18:55 Jigsaw 1962. Directed by Val Guest and starring Jack Warner. A woman is murdered and it's up to Detective Fellows to sift through the clues and solve the 'Jigsaw'. Great shots of Brighton in the 60s.
Fri 20 Sep 19 21:00 Shadows of Fear The Death Watcher. 1971. Stars: John Neville, Judy Parfitt, Victor Maddern. A Scientist is determined to prove his fanciful theories about spirits (S1, E04)
Fri 20 Sep 19 22:00 Horror of Frankenstein 1971. Horror. Directed by Jimmy Sangster. Stars Dennis Price, Kate O'Mara & Ralph Bates. Young Victor Frankenstein inherits his father's title, his castle and his taste for grisly experiments.
Fri 20 Sep 19 00:00 Rock City 1973. Doc. Stars Cat Stevens, Tina Turner, Jimi Hendrix, Mick Jagger, Otis Redding, Rod Stewart Pete Townshend & more. Vintage film footage from the hey-day of the London's rock and roll scene.
Fri 20 Sep 19 02:05 Every Home Should Have One 1970. Comedy. Directed by Jim Clark. Stars Marty Feldman, Judy Cornwell, Garry Miller & Shelley Berman. Teddy, working at an advertising agency, has to come up with a campaign for frozen porridge.
Fri 20 Sep 19 03:55 The Gentleman Bandit 1981. Crime drama directed by Jonathan Kaplan. Based on the real-life ordeal of Baltimore priest Bernard Pagano who was arrested for a series of hold-ups.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Sat 21 Sep 19 06:00 Behemoth The Seamonster 1959. Sci-Fi. Atomic marine tests cause the resurrection of a dormant sea-monster who then threatens to destroy London. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 21 Sep 19 07:35 Hawkeye The Soldier. 1957. Directed by Sam Newfield. Stars John Hart, Lon Chaney Jr. & Michael Julian. A soldier is accused of stealing new breech loading rifles and selling them to the Natives Americans. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 21 Sep 19 08:05 At The Earth's Core 1976. Adventure. Directed by Kevin Connor. Stars Doug McClure, Peter Cushing, Caroline Munro & Cy Grant. A Victorian Scientist miscalculates his new machine and ends up in the Earth's core
Sat 21 Sep 19 09:55 The Good Die Young 1954. Thriller. Director: Lewis Gilbert. Stars Robert Morley, Joan Collins, Laurence Harvey & Stanley Baker. A group of down-and-outs are holding up a post office van when things start to go wrong
Sat 21 Sep 19 12:00 Freewheelers Pirates. Ronald Leigh-Hunt, Wendy Padbury & Adrian Wright. While the boys go sailing, Sue and Colin track down Nero. (S6, E5) (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 21 Sep 19 12:30 I Didn't Do It 1945. Comedy. Directed by Marcel Varnel. Stars George Formby, Billy Caryll, Hilda Mundy & Wally Patch. An Aspiring entertainer in search of fame and fortune soon has to try and clear his name.
Sat 21 Sep 19 14:30 All Over The Town 1949. Drama. Director: Derek N. Twist. Norman Wooland, Sarah Churchill, Bryan Forbes & James Hayter. After serving in the RAF during WW2, Nat Hearn struggles to return to his pre-war job.
Sat 21 Sep 19 16:10 Unearthly Stranger 1963. Sci-Fi Horror. Directed by John Krish. Stars John Neville, Phillip Stone, Gabriella Licudi & Warren Mitchell. A government scientist quickly marries a mysterious woman who he knows little about. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 21 Sep 19 17:45 No Kidding 1960. Comedy. Directed by Gerald Thomas. Stars Leslie Phillips, Geraldine Mcewan, Julia Lockwood, Noel Purcell & Irene Handl. A couple inherit an estate and turn it into a summer camp for children.
Sat 21 Sep 19 19:30 Ghost Ship 1953. Thriller. Directed by Vernon Sewell. Starring Hazel Court & Dermot Walsh. A young couple decide to buy a luxury steamboat for a romantic getaway and scoff at warnings that it's haunted.
Sat 21 Sep 19 21:00 The Deep 1977. Adventure. Director: Peter Yates. Stars Jacqueline Bisset, Nick Nolte & Dick Anthony Williams. In Bermuda, two amateur treasure-hunters run into criminals when uncovering a WW2 treasure. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 21 Sep 19 23:30 The Kitchen 1961. Drama. Directed by James Hill. Carl Mohner, Mary Yeomans & Eric Pohlmann star in this adaptation of Arnold Wesker's celebrated play, where a kitchen's staff strive to cope with a superhuman task
Sat 21 Sep 19 01:05 The Rocky Horror Picture Show 1975. Comedy. Director Jim Sharman. Stars Tim Curry, Susan Sarandon & Barry Bostwick. A squeaky clean couple, stranded at a creepy castle, encounter a night of murder, music and dance. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 21 Sep 19 03:10 Della 1964. Directed by Robert Gist and starring Joan Crawford. Della (Crawford), a reclusive, wealthy matriarch of Royal Bay, watches over the affluent coastal town. Possession, for her, is everything.
Sat 21 Sep 19 04:35 Bond of Fear 1956. Crime Drama directed by Henry Cass and starring Dermot Walsh and Jane Barrett. Filmed at Nettlefold. A man and his family on a caravan holiday in France are taken hostage by an escaped convict.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Sun 22 Sep 19 06:00 Fire Maidens From Outerspace 1956. Sci-Fi comedy. Spacemen land on the 13th Moon of Jupiter and find man-hungry space girls waiting for them. Stars: Harry Fowler, Paul Carpenter & Sydney Tafler. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 22 Sep 19 07:35 Hawkeye Huron Tomahawk. 1957. Directed by Sam Newfield. Stars John Hart, Lon Chaney Jr. & Brian Smyth. Mike is returning home to marry but his fiance and family have been murdered. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 22 Sep 19 08:05 The Cariboo Trail 1950. Western. Director: Edwin L. Marin. Stars Randolph Scott, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Bill Williams. Jim & Mike head into Canada via the Cariboo Trail to raise cattle and dig for gold but find trouble. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 22 Sep 19 09:45 Fort Algiers 1953. Drama. Director: Lesley Selander. Stars Yvonne De Carlo, Carlos Thompson & Raymond Burr. In northwest Africa, a tribal leader tries to stir up a rebellion against the ruling powers. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 22 Sep 19 11:20 Steve's Cannon Crackers 1937. Animation. Steve and his master hire an empty old sea fort for a holiday but cause chaos when they begin to mess around with the old cannons.
Sun 22 Sep 19 11:30 Shadows Time Out of Mind. Stars: Coral Atkins, Sally Lahee, Neville Barber. Teenager Liz is unhappy at home and finds herself living in the past (S2, E02)
Sun 22 Sep 19 12:00 Freewheelers The Threat. Ronald Leigh-Hunt, Wendy Padbury & Adrian Wright. Colin has been shot and Sue is up to her neck in trouble. Nero is getting closer to perfecting Medusa. (S6, E6) (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 22 Sep 19 12:30 The Devil & Daniel Webster 1941. Drama. Starring James Craig as Jabez Stone. As a down-on-his-luck New England farmer, Stone makes a deal with the Devil to give up his soul for seven years of prosperity and good luck.
Sun 22 Sep 19 14:30 Out Of The Clouds 1955. Drama. Directed by Basil Dearden. Stars: Anthony Steel, Robert Beatty, James Robertson Justice & David Knight. A busy day at London Airport. Follow the lives and loves of the crew and passengers (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 22 Sep 19 16:20 Jungle Book 1942. Adventure. Directed by Zoltan Korda. Stars Sabu, Joseph Calleia & John Qualen. An adaptation of Kipling's tale, in which a man-cub is protected by Baloo the bear and Bagheera the Black Panther.
Sun 22 Sep 19 18:30 For the Love of Ada The Admirer. Stars: Wilfred Pickles, Irene Handl & Jack. A gentleman admirer starts flirting with Ada and she is flattered but what does Walter think to all this. (S4, E04)
Sun 22 Sep 19 19:00 Lost in the Desert 1969. Drama. Directed by Jamie Uys. Stars Wynand Uys & Jamie Uys. A plane crash a young boy and his dog must learn to survive in the heart of the African desert.
Sun 22 Sep 19 20:40 Eddie Carroll & His Orchestra 1939. Directed by Horace Shepherd – Enjoy 'Harlem', 'Home', 'Taint what you do', 'What do you know about love?' and many more with Eddie Carroll and his Orchestra, sung by Gwen Jones.
Sun 22 Sep 19 21:00 The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes Cell 13. Stars: Douglas Wilmer, Michael Gough, Ray Smith. Prof. Van Dusen wagers he can escape from the vaunted high-security facility in less than a week
Sun 22 Sep 19 22:00 What Ever Happened To Aunt Alice 1969. Drama. Directed by Lee H. Katzin. Stars Ruth Gordon, Geraldine Page & Robert Fuller. Alice applies for the job of housekeeper in order to find out what happened to a missing widowed friend.
Sun 22 Sep 19 00:00 The Day After 1983. Drama. Directed by Nicholas Meyer. Stars Jason Robards, Steve Guttenberg, John Lithgow & JoBeth Williams. A Midwestern city attempts to recover after it is destroyed by a nuclear missile strike.
Sun 22 Sep 19 02:40 Nurse Edith Cavell 1939. Drama. Directed by Herbert Wilcox. Starring Anna Neagle, Edna May Oliver, George Sanders & Zasu Pitts. During WW1, a British nurse, based in Brussels, assists an escaped prisoner of war.
Sun 22 Sep 19 04:40 The Six Men 1951. Drama. Directed by Michael Law. A story tracing the activities of a gang of crooks whose long run of successful coups has the police in a panic. Starring Harold Warrender & Olga Edwardes.

Sept 23rd - Sept 29th

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TPTV Schedule Sept Sept 23rd – Sept 29t

DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Mon 23 Sep 19 06:00 Music Hall 1934. Musical. Director: John Baxter. Stars George Carney, Ben Field, Mark Daly & Helena Pickard. A rare film put out by Twickenham Film Studios which includes many original music hall acts. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 23 Sep 19 07:20 Windbag The Sailor 1936. Comedy. Directed by William Beaudine. Stars Will Hay, Moore Marriott, Graham Moffatt & Norma Varden. A sea captain's tall tales are tested when he is coerced into commanding an unseaworthy ship.
Mon 23 Sep 19 09:00 Challenge For Robin Hood 1967. Adventure. Director C.M Pennington Richards. Stars Barrie Ingham, James Hayter & Leon Greene. Robin de Courtenay, a Norman noble, is framed by his cousin for murder and so he flees to Nottingham
Mon 23 Sep 19 11:00 Stagecoach West High Lonesome. 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.
Mon 23 Sep 19 12:00 The Big Job 1965. Comedy. A gang of crooks are caught on a big job. 15 years later they find their loot is now buried under a police station. Stars Sidney James, Sylvia Syms, Dick Emery & Joan Sims.
Mon 23 Sep 19 13:45 The Grayson Case In the style of early Edgar Lustgarten, Crime Cameo, The Grayson Case narrated by J. St John Barry, proves how married Sally Turner's affair with the painter Edwin Grayson led to murder. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 23 Sep 19 14:00 Scotland Yard 1958. Crime of Honour. Directed by Montgomery Tully. Starring Russell Napier, Ivan Craig and Jean Lodge. A Thames Estuary dredger drags a man's body from the bed of the river. (S1, E28)
Mon 23 Sep 19 14:35 This Was England 1936. 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.
Mon 23 Sep 19 15:00 Alive & Kicking 1958. Comedy. Directed by Cyril Frankel. Stars Sybil Thorndike, Kathleen Harrison & Estelle Winwood. Three elderly friends run away from their nursing home, looking for greener pastures.
Mon 23 Sep 19 17:00 The House In Nightmare Park 1973. Comedy. Director Peter Sykes. Stars Frankie Howerd, Ray Milland, Hugh Burde. In 1907, an actor is invited to perform in a remote country house but becomes involved in mysterious events.
Mon 23 Sep 19 18:55 I'm All Right Jack 1959. Comedy. Directed by John Boulting. Stars Peter Sellers, Terry-Thomas & Ian Carmichael. After leaving the army, upper class Windrush takes a job in industry. He then inadvertently starts a strike (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 23 Sep 19 21:00 Special Branch The Kazmirov Affair. 1969. Stars: Wensley Pithey, Derren Nesbitt, Keith Washington. Inspector Jordan goes against orders and investigates the claim.
Mon 23 Sep 19 22:00 Don't Talk To Strange Men 1962. Thriller. Christina Gregg, Cyril Raymond, Gillian Lind & Dandy Nichols star in this tense and suspenseful British thriller. A serial killer is at large in the British countryside.
Mon 23 Sep 19 23:20 Fear in the Night 1972. 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
Mon 23 Sep 19 01:10 Ghost Ship 1953. Thriller. Directed by Vernon Sewell. Starring Hazel Court & Dermot Walsh. A young couple decide to buy a luxury steamboat for a romantic getaway and scoff at warnings that it's haunted.
Mon 23 Sep 19 02:40 Deadly Record 1959. Drama. Director: Laurence Huntingdon. Stars: Lee Patterson, Barbara Shelley, Jane Hylton. An airline pilot, falsely accused of his wife's murder, sets out to find who really did it.
Mon 23 Sep 19 03:55 Carrington VC 1955. Drama. Director: Anthony Asquith. Stars David Niven, Margaret Leighton & Noelle Middleton. An Army Major is court martialled. did he take monies he was owed? Or was it theft.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Tue 24 Sep 19 06:00 Killings At Outpost Zeta 1980. Sci-Fi. A team investigates the mysterious deaths of two previous expeditioners to a strategically important part of a barren world. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 24 Sep 19 07:50 Deadly Record 1959. Drama. Director: Laurence Huntingdon. Stars: Lee Patterson, Barbara Shelley, Jane Hylton. An airline pilot, falsely accused of his wife's murder, sets out to find who really did it.
Tue 24 Sep 19 09:00 The Star That Couldn't Shine A short bio about constance smith a talented but troubled irish actress and her sad demise
Tue 24 Sep 19 09:10 The Lure of the Wilderness 1952. Adventure. Director: Jean Negulesco. Stars: Jean Peters, Jeffrey Hunter & Constance Smith. In a Georgia swamp, a hunter stumbles across a wanted fugitive and his daughter
Tue 24 Sep 19 11:00 Stagecoach West The Land Beyond. 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.
Tue 24 Sep 19 12:00 The Long Memory 1953. Drama. Directed by Robert Hamer. Stars John Mills, Elizabeth Sellars, John McCallum & Geoffrey Keen. Released from prison after 12 years, a man seeks revenge on those who lied at his trial.
Tue 24 Sep 19 14:00 Scotland Yard 1958. The Cross-Road Gallows. Directed by Montgomery Tully. Starring John Warwick, David Lodge and Tim Turner. A farmer finds the occupants of a caravan dead inside. (S1, E29)
Tue 24 Sep 19 14:35 This Happy Breed 1944. Drama. Director: David Lean. Stars Robert Newton, Celia Johnson, John Mills & Stanley Holloway. After WW1, a family lead an ordinary sort of life until the outbreak of WW2.
Tue 24 Sep 19 16:50 Sister Kenny 1946. Drama. Based on a true story. The struggle of a young nurse who discovers an effective treatment for Polio- but can't get official recognition. Starring Rosalind Russell and Alexander Knox.
Tue 24 Sep 19 19:00 The Great Steam Fair 1964 A record of the 1964 Steam Fair held at White Waltham, Berks. Many famous pieces such as organs, traction engines and roundabouts were exhibited.
Tue 24 Sep 19 19:20 Play It Cool 1962. Drama. Stars Billy Fury, Dennis Price, Ray Brooks, Bobby Vee, Helen Shapiro. This charming, pre-Beatles-era musical feature was among Michael Winner's earliest films.
Tue 24 Sep 19 21:00 Gideon's Way The Housekeeper. Stars John Gregson, Alexander Davion and Daphne Anderson. A serial murderess is on the loose a woman that poses as a housekeeper that preys on OAPs with money.
Tue 24 Sep 19 22:00 The Criminal 1960. Drama. Director: Joseph Losey. Stars Stanley Baker, Sam Wanamaker, Patrick Magee & Margit Saad. A racetrack robber escapes from prison & tries to get his hands on the loot from the job.
Tue 24 Sep 19 00:00 Yield to the Night 1956. Drama. Director: J Lee Thompson. Stars Diana Dors, Yvonne Mitchell, Michael Craig & Geoffrey Keen. A condemned murderess relives key events while waiting for the hangman's noose.
Tue 24 Sep 19 02:00 The Man Inside 1958. Drama. Directed by John Gilling. Stars Nigel Patrick, Anita Ekberg & Jack Palance. A detective and a beautiful jewel thief chase a stolen diamond from New York to Europe. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 24 Sep 19 03:50 Beautiful Dreamer 1935. Musical. Director: Joseph Santley. Stars Douglass Montgomery, Evelyn Venable & Adrienne Ames. The life and loves of composer Stephen Foster who was the influence for the early Minstrel shows.
Tue 24 Sep 19 04:15 The Blue Lamp 1949. Crime. Directed by Basil Dearden. Stars Dirk Bogarde, Jack Warner & Jimmy Hanley. The daily routine of two London policemen is interrupted by a killer…
Wed 25 Sep 19
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Wed 25 Sep 19 06:00 Cavalcade of Variety 1941. Musical directed by Thomas Bentley. Featuring Peter Brough, Archie Andrews, Billy Cotton and his band, the Sherman Fisher girls and many more. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 25 Sep 19 07:15 King Solomon's Mines 1937. Adventure. Director Robert Stevenson. Stars Paul Robeson, Cedric Hardwicke & Anna Lee. Kathy's father is intrigued by the stories about Solomon's diamond mines. So he steals away in the night.
Wed 25 Sep 19 08:55 Cornwall Calling 1930. Excellently photographed film of an Austin engine being filled into a yacht, then sailing around Cornwall visiting coastal villages from Rye to The Lizard. Some villages by Austin Motorcar.
Wed 25 Sep 19 09:15 Don't Bother To Knock 1961. 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.
Wed 25 Sep 19 11:00 Stagecoach West Dark Return. 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.
Wed 25 Sep 19 12:00 Rome Express 1932. Thriller. Director: Walter Forde. Stars Conrad Veidt, Esther Ralston, Frank Vosper & Gordon Harker. A stolen Van Dyke painting is transported on a train speeding from Paris to Rome.
Wed 25 Sep 19 13:50 The Big Sur This 1965 short, narrated by Richard Burton, discusses the landscape and area that was the location for the film, 'The Sandpiper' Starring Burton and his then wife Elizabeth Taylor.
Wed 25 Sep 19 14:00 Scotland Yard 1959. The Unseeing Eye. Directed by Geoffrey Muller. Starring Russell Napier, John Stone and Denny Dayviss. A night worker returning home sees smoke and flames coming from a building. (S1, E30)
Wed 25 Sep 19 14:35 No Kidding 1960. Comedy. Directed by Gerald Thomas. Stars Leslie Phillips, Geraldine Mcewan, Julia Lockwood, Noel Purcell & Irene Handl. A couple inherit an estate and turn it into a summer camp for children.
Wed 25 Sep 19 16:20 Strange Harvest (1953) A sailor gives a lift to two men who steal his money and car and leave him for dead in a cornfield. As the combine harvester begins its work the two men have to move the body before it's discovered (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 25 Sep 19 16:55 Jungle Book 1942. Adventure. Directed by Zoltan Korda. Stars Sabu, Joseph Calleia & John Qualen. An adaptation of Kipling's tale, in which a man-cub is protected by Baloo the bear and Bagheera the Black Panther.
Wed 25 Sep 19 19:05 London River Bus … 1940s. Take a trip on The Thames from Greenwich, where many of London's historic features are to be seen: Tower Bridge, The Tower Of London, St Pauls, the 'new' Waterloo Bridge & on to Westminster
Wed 25 Sep 19 19:10 Ghost of Greville Lodge 2000. Mystery. Directed by Niall Johnson and starring Jon Newman, Prunella Scales, Marc Danbury and George Cole. A teenager stays at his uncle's mansion, where he discovers the house's many secrets. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 25 Sep 19 21:00 Widows Episode 5. 1983. Stars: Ann Mitchell, Maureen O'Farrell, Fiona Hendley. The gang that have been watching Dolly's house decide it's time to go in the house.
Wed 25 Sep 19 22:00 Richard's Things 1980. Starring Liv Ullman and Amanda Redman. Richard dies of a heart attack whilst away on business, when collecting his things his wife learns that he had been travelling with another woman. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 25 Sep 19 00:00 The Night Strangler 1972. Horror. Directed Dan Curtis and starring Darren McGavin, Jo Ann Pflug and Simon Oakland. A reporter hunts down a 144-year old alchemist who is killing women for their blood.
Wed 25 Sep 19 01:50 Green For Danger 1947. Thriller. Director. Sidney Gilliat. Stars Trevor Howard, Sally Gray, Rosamund John & Alastair Sim. Against a background of bombing raids, a series of murders take place in a hospital during WW2
Wed 25 Sep 19 03:40 BFI: A City Reborn 1945. Docu-Drama. Director: John Eldridge. Scripted by poet Dylan Thomas. Recalling the incendiary bombing of Coventry. One of several 1940s films introducing cinemagoers to the good old 'prefab'
Wed 25 Sep 19 04:05 No Highway in the Sky 1951. Drama. Directed by Henry Koster. Stars James Stewart, Jack Hawkins, Marlene Dietrich & Glynis Johns. An aeronautical engineer predicts that a new model of plane will fail catastrophically. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Thu 26 Sep 19 06:00 Two Lame Ducks 1936. A lost comedy short directed by Alf Goulding. Stars Vince Barnett, Billy Gilbert & Constance Bergen. Vince and Billy are out duck hunting, but they mostly just make nuisances of themselves.
Thu 26 Sep 19 06:10 Mutiny 1952. Starring Mark Stevens & Angela Lansbury. During the war of 1812, the U.S., in need of gold, arranges to borrow it from France. A young Captain must navigate through the British blockade. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 26 Sep 19 07:50 Outcast of the Islands 1951. Drama. Directed by Carol Reed. Starring Ralph Richardson & Trevor Howard. A clerk in a south sea trading post gets involved in a smuggling plot, eventually betraying his employer in the process.
Thu 26 Sep 19 09:50 Crossroads to Crime 1960. 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.
Thu 26 Sep 19 11:00 Stagecoach West The Unwanted. 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.
Thu 26 Sep 19 12:00 The Prendergast File 1964. Spoof documentary. Directors: Beryl Simons, Peter Kendrick, Geoffrey Hart & Denys Guerolt. The Ministry of Public Apathy sends Prendergast to assess Britain's canal network.
Thu 26 Sep 19 12:15 Hunted 1952. Drama. Directed by Charles Crichton. Starring: Dirk Bogarde, Elizabeth Sellars, Geoffrey Keen and Kay Walsh. A man fears a boy has witnessed him commit a murder, together they go on the run.
Thu 26 Sep 19 14:00 Rooms Sarah. Stars: Susan Blake, Maureen Lipman, Sam Dastor. New Year's Eve can be very lonely for people in the rooms, so Sarah ops to throw a party.
Thu 26 Sep 19 14:30 All Over The Town 1949. Drama. Director: Derek N. Twist. Norman Wooland, Sarah Churchill, Bryan Forbes & James Hayter. After serving in the RAF during WW2, Nat Hearn struggles to return to his pre-war job.
Thu 26 Sep 19 16:15 Jassy 1947. Drama. Director: Bernard Knowles. Stars Margaret Lockwood, Patricia Roc & Dennis Price. During the 17th century, Jassy is believed to be a witch after receiving visions of approaching disasters.
Thu 26 Sep 19 18:15 This Was England 1936. 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.
Thu 26 Sep 19 18:40 Raise the Titanic 1980. Drama. Directed by Jerry Jameson. Stars Jason Robards, Richard Jordan, David Selby, Anne Archer & Alec Guinness. To obtain a rare mineral, a ship raising operation is conducted on the Titanic. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 26 Sep 19 21:00 The Human Jungle The Lost Hours. 1963. Stars Herbert Lom. A neurotic wife tries to commit suicide. Dr. Corder learns she is the least neurotic of the family. Guest stars Leonard Sachs and Ursula Howell. (S1, E5)
Thu 26 Sep 19 22:00 The Counterfeit Plan 1957. Crime. Directed by Montgomery Tully. Stars Zachary Scott, Peggy Castle, Mervyn Johns, Sydney Tafler & Lee Patterson. Max Brandt, an escaped convict, seeks out the home of a wartime acquaintance.
Thu 26 Sep 19 23:45 D.O.A. 1988. Thriller. Directed by Annabel Jankel and Rocky Morton. Starring Dennis Quaid, Meg Ryan and Charlotte Rampling. Dexter Cornell, an English Professor, becomes embroiled in a series of murders
Thu 26 Sep 19 01:45 Crossroads to Crime 1960. 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.
Thu 26 Sep 19 02:55 Oh, Mr Porter! 1937. Comedy. Directed by Marcel Varnel. Stars Will Hay, Graham Moffatt & Moore Marriott. A hopeless railway employee is made stationmaster of Buggleskelly.
Thu 26 Sep 19 04:35 Clash By Night 1963. Drama. Directed by Montgomery Tully. Starring Terence Longdon, Jennifer Jayne & Harry Fowler. A prison bus enroute to jail is hijacked by a gang determined to free their leader. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Fri 27 Sep 19 06:00 While I Live 1947. Drama. (aka The Dream of Olwen) 25 years later, a spinster still obsesses over the death of her sister, who was a composer. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 27 Sep 19 07:35 Sing As You Swing 1937. Musical. Directed by Redd Davis. Starring Evelyn Dall, Claude Dampier & Lu Ann Meredith. Top British radio stars perform in this musical revue. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 27 Sep 19 08:40 Miracle Of The Bells 1948. Drama. Granting her final request, a Hollywood press agent brings the dead body of an actress back to her hometown for burial. Starring Frank Sinatra & Fred MacMurray.
Fri 27 Sep 19 11:00 Stagecoach West Fork in the Road. 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.
Fri 27 Sep 19 12:00 Six-Five Special 1958. Musical. Director: Alfred Shaughnessy. Stars Lonnie Donegan, Dickie Valentine, Jim Dale, Petula Clark & a host of stars. A singer boards a train & finds stars on their way to record a show. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 27 Sep 19 13:40 The History Of The Record Industry – It's in The Groove! 1949. A wonderful look at the rise of the record industry, from its primitive beginnings to the unveiling of the formats that would revolutionise the world of popular music: the LP and the single.
Fri 27 Sep 19 14:00 Rooms Sarah. Stars: Susan Blake, Maureen Lipman, Sam Dastor. New Year's Eve can be very lonely for people in the rooms, so Sarah ops to throw a party.
Fri 27 Sep 19 14:30 Quartet 1948. Drama. Director Ken Annakin, Arthur Crabtree, Harold French & Ralph Smart. Stars Cecil Parker, Dirk Bogarde & George Cole. Four of Somerset Maugham's stories brought to the screen.
Fri 27 Sep 19 16:50 The Three of Us Short Children's film made in 1974 on the perils of playing outdoors and how to look after your brand new Chopper. Stars Dorian Healy, Craig McFarlane & Earl Rhodes.
Fri 27 Sep 19 17:10 Sky West & Crooked 1966. Drama. Directed by John Mills and starring Hayley Mills, Ian MacShane, Annette Crosbie and Geoffrey Bayldon. A young, lonely teenage girl is traumatised after the death of a childhood friend.
Fri 27 Sep 19 19:15 Passport To Pimlico 1949. Comedy. Director: Henry Cornelius. Stars Stanley Holloway, Irene Handl & Margaret Rutherford. London residents declare independence, causing them to need a new 'Passport to Pimlico' (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 27 Sep 19 21:00 Shadows of Fear Repent 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)
Fri 27 Sep 19 22:00 These Are The Damned 1962. Horror. Director: Joseph Losey. Stars Macdonald Carey, Shirley Anne Field & Viveca Lindfors. The sister of a motorbike gang leader and her boyfriend discover a military base when on the run.
Fri 27 Sep 19 23:50 Night of the Demon (AKA Curse of the Demon) 1957. Horror. Director: Jacques Tourneur. Stars Dana Andrews, Peggy Cummins and Niall MacGinnis. A professor arrives in London to find himself investigating a devil worshipper
Fri 27 Sep 19 01:50 Age Of Consent 1969. Drama. Directed by Michael Powell. Stars James Mason, Helen Mirren, Jack MacGowran & Neva Carr-Glynn. An elderly artist rediscovers his muse in the form of a young girl.
Fri 27 Sep 19 04:00 Venture on the Winds 1970. Travelogue. Directors: Elspeth and Sidney Manasseh. An impressionistic study of an outing on a Thames sailing barge on the River Orwell. Part of the Women Amateur Filmmakers collection.
Fri 27 Sep 19 04:15 The Man Who Loved Redheads 1955. 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
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Sat 28 Sep 19 06:00 The Goose Steps Out 1942. Comedy. Directed by Basil Dearden and Will Hay. Stars Will Hay, Charles Hawtrey and Peter Croft. A bumbling teacher is flown to Germany to impersonate a general and obtain secret plans.
Sat 28 Sep 19 07:35 Hawkeye Tolliver Gang. 1957. Directed by Sam Newfield. Stars John Hart, Lon Chaney Jr. & John Vernon. Tolliver and his outlaw gang of former pirates has kidnapped two women & demanded a ransom of 1000 pounds (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 28 Sep 19 08:05 I Thank You 1941. Comedy. Directed by Marcel Varnel. Stars Arthur Askey, Richard Murdoch, Moore Marriott & Graham Moffatt. A London entertainer struggles to raise money for a variety show in poverty wartime.
Sat 28 Sep 19 09:40 The Sound Barrier 1952. 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)
Sat 28 Sep 19 12:00 Freewheelers Doomsday. Ronald Leigh-Hunt, Wendy Padbury & Adrian Wright. Nero is becoming increasingly insane, Buchan and his team must prevent him from destroying the world. (S6, E7) (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 28 Sep 19 12:30 Another Shore 1948. Comedy Drama. Directed by Charles Crichton. Stars Robert Beatty, Stanley Holloway & Moira Lister. A young Irishman comes up with an unusual plan to get the money to emigrate to Tahiti.
Sat 28 Sep 19 14:05 The Big Money 1956. Comedy. Directed by John Paddy Carstairs and starring Ian Carmichael, Belinda Lee and Leslie Philips. A petty thief gets more than he bargained for when he steals a briefcase full of money.
Sat 28 Sep 19 15:50 Stolen Assignment 1955. Comedy. Director: Terence Fisher. Stars: John Bentley, Hy Hazell, Eddie Byrne. A young female reporter, tired of the lightweight stories her editor assigns her, is looking for something more.
Sat 28 Sep 19 17:05 My Brother's Keeper 1948. Thriller. Directed by Alfred Roome and starring Jack Warner, George Cole, David Tomlinson and Bill Owen. Two convicts escape, handcuffed to each other, and things get worse when they're seen.
Sat 28 Sep 19 18:50 Clockwise (1986) 1986. Comedy. Director: Christopher Morahan. Stars John Cleese, Penelope Wilton & Alison Steadman. A headmaster runs his school by the clock – until one little slip destroyed his schedule.
Sat 28 Sep 19 20:50 Penny Gold 1973. Drama. Director: Jack Cardiff. Stars James Booth, Francesca Annis & Nicky Henson. Mathew is determined to crack the brutal murder of a young woman whose body is identified by her identical twin. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 28 Sep 19 22:35 The Planter's Wife 1952. Drama. Directed by Ken Annakin and starring Jack Hawkins and Claudette Colbert. The marriage of rubber-plantation owner and his wife has survived many disasters, but is now at breaking point.
Sat 28 Sep 19 00:20 I Walk the Line 1970. Drama. Director: John Frankenheimer. Stars: Gregory Peck, Tuesday Weld and Estelle Parsons. A small town sheriff's world is turned upside down by a beautiful young woman. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 28 Sep 19 02:20 Charley Moon 1956. Musical. Director Guy Hamilton. Stars Max Bygraves, Dennis Price & Michael Medwin. Life and loves of a country boy who makes it on the London stage, but misses home.
Sat 28 Sep 19 04:20 Six-Five Special 1958. Musical. Director: Alfred Shaughnessy. Stars Lonnie Donegan, Dickie Valentine, Jim Dale, Petula Clark & a host of stars. A singer boards a train & finds stars on their way to record a show. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Sun 29 Sep 19 06:00 Strange Harvest (1953) A sailor gives a lift to two men who steal his money and car and leave him for dead in a cornfield. As the combine harvester begins its work the two men have to move the body before it's discovered (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 29 Sep 19 06:35 Oh, Mr Porter! 1937. Comedy. Directed by Marcel Varnel. Stars Will Hay, Graham Moffatt & Moore Marriott. A hopeless railway employee is made stationmaster of Buggleskelly.
Sun 29 Sep 19 08:15 Hawkeye The Colonel and His Lady. 1957. Directed by Sam Newfield. Stars John Hart, Lon Chaney Jr.& Brian Smyth. Chief Black Wolf is accused of breaking the treaty. It is up to Hawkeye to clear them. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 29 Sep 19 08:45 The Key Man 1957. Drama. Director: Montgomery Tully. Stars: Lee Patterson, Hy Hazell, Colin Gordon. In an attempt to reconstruct a criminal case for his radio show, Hulme's nose for a story leads him into danger.
Sun 29 Sep 19 10:00 Dangerous Voyage 1954. Crime. Director: Vernon Sewell. Stars William Lundigan, Naomi Chance & Vincent Ball. This 1954 crime mystery is an intriguing tale of peril in the English Channel.
Sun 29 Sep 19 11:30 Shadows The Inheritance. Stars: John Barrett, Priscilla Morgan, Dougal Rose. A dying gamekeeper teaches his teenage grandson about an ancient pagan dance. (S2, E03)
Sun 29 Sep 19 12:00 Freewheelers Black Box. Ronald Leigh-Hunt, Wendy Padbury & Adrian Wright. Ryan and Burke have escaped with Nero's black box. But Buchan is more concerned with the missing gold. (S6, E8) (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 29 Sep 19 12:30 Let's Be Famous 1939. Comedy. Directed by Walter Forde. Stars Jimmy O'Dea, Betty Driver & Sonnie Hale. An Irishman sets out to become famous as a singer on the radio. But there's a mix up!
Sun 29 Sep 19 14:10 The Grayson Case In the style of early Edgar Lustgarten, Crime Cameo, The Grayson Case narrated by J. St John Barry, proves how married Sally Turner's affair with the painter Edwin Grayson led to murder. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 29 Sep 19 14:30 Flight of the Doves 1971. Drama. Directed by Ralph Nelson. Stars Ron Moody, Jack Wild, Dorothy McGuire & Stanley Holloway. Two orphans are pursued by their villainous uncle, who is a master of disguises. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 29 Sep 19 16:30 Duel In the Jungle 1954. Adventure. Director: George Marshall. Stars: Dana Andrews, Jeanne Crain, David Farrar. In Rhodesia, the accidental death of a diamond broker raises suspicions with his American insurer.
Sun 29 Sep 19 18:30 For the Love of Ada Insomnia. Stars: Wilfred Pickles, Irene Handl & Jack Smethurst. Join Ada, Walter, Ruth and Leslie on this penultimate episode of the season (S4,E05)
Sun 29 Sep 19 19:00 A Man About the House 1947. Drama. Stars: Margaret Johnston, Dulcie Gray & Kieron Moore. Agnes and Ellen, two poor English sisters unexpectedly inherit from their uncle a rich estate near Naples.
Sun 29 Sep 19 20:50 1964 in Church Street Market Vibrant colourful amateur footage of Church Street Market in the 60s just off the Edgeware Road. Wait till you see the prices!
Sun 29 Sep 19 21:00 The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes The Secret of The Magnifique. Stars: Bernard Hepton, Neil McCarthy, Christopher Neame. The mysterious Mr. Laxworthy hires two ex-cons for a job in the south of France.
Sun 29 Sep 19 22:00 The Swimmer 1968. Drama. Directed by Frank Perry & Sydney Pollack. Stars Burt Lancaster, Janet Landgard, Janice Rule & Marge Champion. Ned attempts to swim every swimming pool in a quiet suburb. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 29 Sep 19 23:50 The Reckoning 1970. Drama. Directed by Jack Gold. Stars Nicol Williamson, Ann Bell, Rachel Roberts & Douglas Wilmer. A ruthless business executive returns to his Liverpudlian roots to investigate his father's death
Sun 29 Sep 19 02:00 Jigsaw 1962. Directed by Val Guest and starring Jack Warner. A woman is murdered and it's up to Detective Fellows to sift through the clues and solve the 'Jigsaw'. Great shots of Brighton in the 60s.
Sun 29 Sep 19 04:05 Wild Wings Awarded an Oscar as well as four other international awards. At the wildfowl trust at Slimbridge in Gloucestershire, Peter Scott and his team assist with the protection of many species of of bird life
Sun 29 Sep 19 04:45 Danger Tomorrow 1960. Crime. Director: Terry Bishop. Stars Zena Walker, Robert Urquhart, Rupert Davies. A doctor and his wife move to an old house in a village, but his wife begins to experience strange visions.

Sept 30th - Oct 6th

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TPTV Schedule Sept 30th – Oct 6th 2019

DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Mon 30 Sep 19 06:00 Bond of Fear 1956. Crime Drama directed by Henry Cass and starring Dermot Walsh and Jane Barrett. Filmed at Nettlefold. A man and his family on a caravan holiday in France are taken hostage by an escaped convict.
Mon 30 Sep 19 07:20 Devil Girl From Mars 1954. Sci-Fi. Directed by David MacDonald. Stars Patricia Laffan, Hugh McDermott & Hazel Court. A female alien, accompanied by a menacing robot, comes to Earth to collect Earth's men as breeding stock (Subtitles Available)
Mon 30 Sep 19 08:55 Speed Easy Directed by Lelia Doolan – Filmed in the Late 60s, early 70s a clever film targeting the 'teenager' on the correct procedures when riding a motorcycle in Ireland. Shot around Tipperary.
Mon 30 Sep 19 09:10 Target Earth 1954. Sci-Fi. Directed by Sherman A. Rose. Starring Richard Denning. A large city is ordered to be completely evacuated as an army of robots, believed to be from the planet Venus, attack it. (Subtitles Available)
Mon 30 Sep 19 10:45 Stars on Parade Filmed in 1948 at Morden Hall Park – a real Party with the stars. See Jack Warner, Kathleen Harrison, Bill Owen, Googie Withers, Jean Kent, Bonar Colleano, Maxwell Reed, Jimmy Hanley & many many more.
Mon 30 Sep 19 11:00 Stagecoach West A Time To Run. 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.
Mon 30 Sep 19 12:00 Jassy 1947. Drama. Director: Bernard Knowles. Stars Margaret Lockwood, Patricia Roc & Dennis Price. During the 17th century, Jassy is believed to be a witch after receiving visions of approaching disasters.
Mon 30 Sep 19 14:00 Scotland Yard 1959. The Ghost Train Murder. Directed by Geoffrey Muller. Starring Russell Napier, Gorgon Needham and Mary Laura Wood. A Hungarian girl is found murdered; stabbed by knitting needles. (S1, E31)
Mon 30 Sep 19 14:35 Much Too Shy 1942. Comedy. Directed by Marcel Varnel. Stars George Formby, Kathleen Harrison, Hilda Bayley & Jimmy Clitheroe. A handyman with well-meaning intentions gets into trouble with a nude painting
Mon 30 Sep 19 16:25 Della 1964. Directed by Robert Gist and starring Joan Crawford. Della (Crawford), a reclusive, wealthy matriarch of Royal Bay, watches over the affluent coastal town. Possession, for her, is everything.
Mon 30 Sep 19 17:45 Murphy's Stroke 1980. Drama. Director: Frank Cvitanovich. Stars Pierce Brosnan, Niall Toibin & T.R. Bowen. Irish millionaires put together a betting coup and go to England to pursue their illicit prize.
Mon 30 Sep 19 19:15 High Flight 1957. Drama. Directed by John Gilling. Stars Ray Milland, Bernard Lee, Kenneth Haigh & Anthony Newley. An R.A.F C.O must deal with a testing Cadet, but the Cadet reminds the C.O of his younger self.
Mon 30 Sep 19 21:00 Special Branch A New Face. 1969. Stars: Wensley Pithey, Derren Nesbitt, Jennifer Wilson. The son of a trusted officer of the special branch has become radicalised while away at university
Mon 30 Sep 19 22:00 The Go Between 1971. 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.
Mon 30 Sep 19 00:20 The Big Gamble 1961. Comedy. Directed by Richard Fleischer & Elmo Williams. Stars Stephen Boyd, Juliette Greco, David Wayne & Sybil Thorndike. An Irishman goes on a trip in the hopes of starting a trucking business. (Subtitles Available)
Mon 30 Sep 19 02:20 Breaking Away 1979. Coming of age/comedy-drama. Directed by Peter Yates. Stars Dennis Quaid & Daniel Stern. A small town boy obsessed with the cycling team vies for the affections of his college sweetheart.
Mon 30 Sep 19 04:15 Broken Blossoms 1936. Directed by John Brahm and starring Emlyn Williams, Dolly Hass and Arthur Margetson. A Chinese missionary comes to England where he helps a young girl who is ill-treated by her father. (Subtitles Available)
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Tue 01 Oct 19 06:00 Cat & Mouse 1958. Crime Thriller. Directed by Paul Rotha with Lee Patterson. The daughter of a convicted and executed killer believes she has murdered blackmailer Hilton Edwards. (Subtitles Available)
Tue 01 Oct 19 07:30 The Traitor 1957. Drama. Directed by Michael McCarthy. Starring Anton Diffring & Christopher Lee. Survivors of a WW2 resistance group meet at a country house to find out which of them had betrayed their leader.
Tue 01 Oct 19 09:10 John and Betty and the Magic Dog Made in the late 1960s a charming Road Safety film on the perils of crossing the road if you don�t have a magic dog. Wonderful shots of 1960s England and cars.
Tue 01 Oct 19 09:15 Doublecross 1955. Drama. Director Anthony Squire. Stars Donald Houston, Fay Compton, William Hartnell. A Cornish poacher clashes with dangerous international spies.
Tue 01 Oct 19 10:50 Rosemary Squires in the 1950s The Tonight Show See 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.
Tue 01 Oct 19 11:00 Stagecoach West Red Sand. 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.
Tue 01 Oct 19 12:00 Ramrod 1947. Western. Connie Dickson (Veronica Lake) plans to marry a sheep rancher, but her father teams up with land baron Frank Ivey to drive the man out of town. (Subtitles Available)
Tue 01 Oct 19 13:50 Stars on Parade Filmed in 1948 at Morden Hall Park – a real Party with the stars. See Jack Warner, Kathleen Harrison, Bill Owen, Googie Withers, Jean Kent, Bonar Colleano, Maxwell Reed, Jimmy Hanley & many many more.
Tue 01 Oct 19 14:00 Scotland Yard 1960. The Dover Road Mystery. Directed by Gerard Bryant. Starring Geoffrey Keen, Edward Cast and Leonard Sachs. A stolen car used in a bank robbery proves too fast for the squad car. (S1, E32)
Tue 01 Oct 19 14:35 1950s Kitchen Hygiene – Glimpses An insight into the workings of the Kitchen in the 1950s. Informing of the dangers of Bacteria and dishcloths.
Tue 01 Oct 19 14:40 Dance Hall 1950. Drama. Directed by Charles Crichton. Stars Diana Dors, Petula Clark, Jane Hylton & Natasha Parry. Four young female factory workers escape the monotony of their jobs at the Chiswick Palais. (Subtitles Available)
Tue 01 Oct 19 16:20 Hell Drivers 1957. Drama. Directed by C. Raker Endfiled and stars Stanley Baker, David McCallum, Sid James and Sean Connery. Tom signs up as a 'Hell Driver', but the death-trap roads are the least of his problems.
Tue 01 Oct 19 18:30 Courtneys of Curzon Street 1947. Drama. Director: Herbert Wilcox. Stars: Anna Neagle, Michael Wilding, Gladys Young. The story of three generations of the Courtney family, from the nineteenth century to the Second World War
Tue 01 Oct 19 20:45 BFI: London Can Take It! 1940. Directed by Humphrey Jennings and Harry Watt. A short British propaganda film showing the effects of eighteen hours of the German blitz on London and its people.
Tue 01 Oct 19 21:00 Gideon's Way The Ladykiller. Stars John Gregson Alexander Davion and Daphne Anderson. The new husband of Inspector Keen's girlfriend's best friend has the worst luck – his wives keep turning up dead.
Tue 01 Oct 19 22:00 The Whole Truth 1958. Drama. Directed by John Guillermin & Dan Cohen. Stars Stewart Granger, Donna Reed & George Sanders. A film producer becomes a suspect to the stabbing of an actress after his recent affair.
Tue 01 Oct 19 23:40 A Touch of Love 1969. 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.
Tue 01 Oct 19 01:45 Double X 1992. Crime drama with Bernard Hill and Norman Wisdom. Former petty thief and safecracker Arthur is the 'brains' behind 'The Organisation' but he wants out. (Subtitles Available)
Tue 01 Oct 19 03:45 Charade 1963. Drama. Romance and suspense in Paris as a woman is pursued for her murdered husband's stolen fortune. Stars Cary Grant, Audrey Hepburn & Walter Matthau.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Wed 02 Oct 19 06:00 This Was England 1936. 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.
Wed 02 Oct 19 06:25 My Brother's Keeper 1948. Thriller. Directed by Alfred Roome and starring Jack Warner, George Cole, David Tomlinson and Bill Owen. Two convicts escape, handcuffed to each other, and things get worse when they're seen.
Wed 02 Oct 19 08:10 Danger Tomorrow 1960. Crime. Director: Terry Bishop. Stars Zena Walker, Robert Urquhart, Rupert Davies. A doctor and his wife move to an old house in a village, but his wife begins to experience strange visions.
Wed 02 Oct 19 09:25 Saloon Bar 1940. Thriller. Director: Walter Forde. Stars: Gordon Harker, Elizabeth Allan & Mervyn Johns. A group of pub locals set out to prove that a local is not guilty of murder to prevent a hanging.
Wed 02 Oct 19 11:00 Stagecoach West 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.
Wed 02 Oct 19 12:00 Sky West & Crooked 1966. Drama. Directed by John Mills and starring Hayley Mills, Ian MacShane, Annette Crosbie and Geoffrey Bayldon. A young, lonely teenage girl is traumatised after the death of a childhood friend.
Wed 02 Oct 19 14:00 Scotland Yard 1960. The Last Train. Directed by Geoffrey Muller. Starring Russell Napier, Norman Johns and Lisa Daniely. Duggan investigates a murder in the London Underground. (S1, E33)
Wed 02 Oct 19 14:35 The Root Of All Evil 1947. Drama. Directed by Brock Williams. Stars Michael Rennie, Phyllis Calvert, Hazel Court & John McCallum. A girl from an impoverished family seeks revenge after she is jilted by her lover.
Wed 02 Oct 19 16:45 We Three Documentary made in the 1950s about life on a sheep station in the isolated outback, Australia. Great to see the boundary dogs on motorcycles & the counting methods of the herds along with daily life.
Wed 02 Oct 19 17:00 The Shiralee 1957. Drama. Director: Leslie Norman. Stars Peter Finch, Dana Wilson, Elizabeth Sellars & Sid James. A swagman looking for work in 1940s Australia suddenly finds himself carrying an extra burden…
Wed 02 Oct 19 19:00 Speed Easy Directed by Lelia Doolan – Filmed in the Late 60s, early 70s a clever film targeting the 'teenager' on the correct procedures when riding a motorcycle in Ireland. Shot around Tipperary.
Wed 02 Oct 19 19:15 Bottoms Up 1960. Comedy. Directed by Mario Zampi. Stars Jimmy Edwards, Arthur Howard and Martita Hunt. Jimmy Edwards reprises his TV and radio role as a Professor trying to control a school full of naughty boys (Subtitles Available)
Wed 02 Oct 19 21:00 Widows Episode 6. 1983. Stars: Ann Mitchell, Maureen O'Farrell, Fiona Hendley. With Bella and Linda safely in Rio, Dolly and Shirley struggle to join them. (S1, E06)
Wed 02 Oct 19 22:00 The Cotton Club 1984. 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.
Wed 02 Oct 19 00:35 Violent Playground 1958. 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 02 Oct 19 02:45 Up River 1979. Drama. Murder, violence and greed haunt a young man's dream of forming a life from the untamed wilds of British Columbia at the turn of the century.
Wed 02 Oct 19 04:30 Nell Gwyn 1934. Period drama directed by Herbert Wilcox. Nell (Anna Neagle) captivates King Charles (Cedric Hardwicke) and fights off the royal insiders. (Subtitles Available)
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Thu 03 Oct 19 06:00 Dangerous Voyage 1954. Crime. Director: Vernon Sewell. Stars William Lundigan, Naomi Chance & Vincent Ball. This 1954 crime mystery is an intriguing tale of peril in the English Channel.
Thu 03 Oct 19 07:30 Emergency Call 1952. Drama. A young child must have a blood transfusion, but she has a rare blood group. Can a donor be found? Starring Jack Warner and Anthony Steel. (Subtitles Available)
Thu 03 Oct 19 09:15 Cairo Road 1950. Drama. Director: David Macdonald. Stars Eric Portman, Laurence Harvey & Maria Mauban. The Egyptian narcotics bureau unit investigate the murder of a rich colonel.
Thu 03 Oct 19 11:00 Stagecoach West Life Sentence. 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.
Thu 03 Oct 19 12:00 Romantic Undertakings 1996. A daughter takes on the running of a funeral business after her father's death. Stars William Katt.
Thu 03 Oct 19 13:55 1950s Kitchen Hygiene – Glimpses An insight into the workings of the Kitchen in the 1950s. Informing of the dangers of Bacteria and dishcloths.
Thu 03 Oct 19 14:00 Rooms Peter P1. Two part dramas concerning the various drifters who rent rooms in a lodging house.
Thu 03 Oct 19 14:30 Summertime 1955. Drama. Jane (Katharine Hepburn) finally makes her dream trip to Venice but has no one to share the beautiful city with, until… Directed by David Lean.
Thu 03 Oct 19 16:25 Rosemary Squires in the 1950s The Tonight Show See 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.
Thu 03 Oct 19 16:35 Lease of Life 1954. Drama. Director: Charles Frend. Stars Robert Donat, Kay Walsh, Adrienne Corri & Denholm Elliott. The vicar of a small village reconsiders his life after hearing he has limited time left.
Thu 03 Oct 19 18:25 The Siege of Pinchgut (AKA Four Desperate Men) 1959. Drama. Directed by Harry Watt. Stars Aldo Ray, Heather Sears and Neil McCallum. Matt Kirk escapes from prison in order to prove his innocence, but heads into trouble
Thu 03 Oct 19 20:35 BFI: Night Mail 1936. Directors: Harry Watt & Basil Wright. Narrated by Pat Jackson. A critically acclaimed British documentary film about the operation of the 30s Royal Mail train delivery service.
Thu 03 Oct 19 21:00 The Human Jungle A Friend of the Sergeant Major. 1963. Director: Don Sharp. Stars Herbert Lom. A Doctor must write an assessment on a soldier who is being court-martialled. Guest stars Alfred Burke. (S1, E6)
Thu 03 Oct 19 22:00 A Man Called Sledge 1970. 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)
Thu 03 Oct 19 23:50 Crosstrap 1962. Crime Drama. Directed by Robert Hartford-Davis. Starring Laurence Payne and Jill Adams. Husband and wife look forward to their vacation but get caught between rival jewel thieves.
Thu 03 Oct 19 01:05 Dentist In The Chair 1960. Comedy. Stars Bob Monkhouse, Peggy Cummins, Kenneth Connor. A burglar breaks into the wrong shop and steals medical instruments instead of silver. (Subtitles Available)
Thu 03 Oct 19 02:40 Home at Seven 1952. Drama. Director: Ralph Richardson. Stars Ralph Richardson, Jack Hawkins & Margaret Leighton. David Preston, a bank official goes missing for 24 hours and has no memory of the lost time.
Thu 03 Oct 19 04:25 Checkmate 1935. Crime drama starring Maurice Evans, Felix Aylmer, Evelyn Foster and Donald Wolfit. A Scotland Yard detective gets more than he bargained with a gang of London jewel thieves.
Thu 03 Oct 19 05:45 Man in the Sea Made in 1969 we follow the Aquanauts of deep sea investigation on Sea Lab 3 – short film looks at man's continuing attempts to explore the silent world of the sea.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Fri 04 Oct 19 06:00 The Big Money 1956. Comedy. Directed by John Paddy Carstairs and starring Ian Carmichael, Belinda Lee and Leslie Philips. A petty thief gets more than he bargained for when he steals a briefcase full of money.
Fri 04 Oct 19 07:45 Blind Date 1959. 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 04 Oct 19 09:35 Master Spy 1964. Drama. Directed By Montgomery Tully. Starring Stephen Murray. A Russian scientist working for the British is suspected of being a 'plant', sent to monitor nuclear secrets for the Communists. (Subtitles Available)
Fri 04 Oct 19 11:00 Stagecoach West The Storm. 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.
Fri 04 Oct 19 12:00 How Talkies Talk Made in 1935, a glimpses of how sound is recorded in 'Talking' Pictures. Including a glimpse of sound in the cutting room and being played out from the projectionist's box.
Fri 04 Oct 19 12:15 What Is Cinema? 2013. Documentary. Directed by Chuck Workman. Featuring Chantal Akerman, Robert Altman, Peter Bogdanovich & David Lynch. Filmmakers discuss the titular question while looking beyond the mainstream.
Fri 04 Oct 19 13:55 Glimpses: Festival of Britain 1951 The Festival opened on 3rd May 1951 and in this footage we see The South Bank exhibition, The Sea and Ships pavilion, the Transport building and much more.
Fri 04 Oct 19 14:00 Rooms Peter P2. Two part dramas concerning the various drifters who rent rooms in a lodging house.
Fri 04 Oct 19 14:30 Happy Go Lovely 1951. Musical Comedy. Directed by H. Bruce Humberstone. Stars David Niven, Vera-Ellen & Cesar Romero. Niven plays rich but stuffy B.G. Bruno who is head of a successful greetings card firm in Scotland
Fri 04 Oct 19 16:20 Sparrows Can't Sing 1963. 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 04 Oct 19 18:10 Burke's Law 1963. Who Killed Mr X? Directed by Don Weis. Stars Gene Barry, Gary Conway & Regis Toomey. A body turns up at a merry-go-round. There are no identifying papers on the body.
Fri 04 Oct 19 19:10 Diamond City 1949. Drama. Directed by David MacDonald. Stars David Farrar, Honor Blackman & Diana Dors. Set in the diamond fields of South Africa, a lawman is trying to maintain a semblance of law and order. (Subtitles Available)
Fri 04 Oct 19 21:00 Shadows of Fear Return of Favours. 1971. Stars George Cole, Caroline Blakiston & Jennie Linden. A man discovers that his wife�s unpleasant friend and her partner have been indirectly invading their privacy (S1, E06)
Fri 04 Oct 19 22:00 Circus of Fear 1967. Drama. Director: John Llewellyn Moxey. Stars: Suzy Kendall, Christopher Lee, Anthony Newlands. Inspector Elliott of Scotland Yard visits a circus to investigate murder and theft.
Fri 04 Oct 19 23:45 Morgan: A Suitable Case For Treatment … Treatment. 1966. Comedy. Directed by Karel Reisz. Stars David Warner, Vanessa Redgrave & Robert Stephens. After his wife leaves him for his friend, a failed artist begins his descent into madness.
Fri 04 Oct 19 01:45 Convoy (1978) 1978. Action. Director: Sam Peckinpah. Stars Kris Kristofferson, Ali MacGraw & Ernest Borgnine. Truckers form a mile long 'convoy' in support of a trucker's vendetta with an abusive sheriff…
Fri 04 Oct 19 03:55 Rock You Sinners 1957. Musical. A disc-jockey gets his own TV show and becomes a star. Starring Jackie Collins and featuring many musical acts of the 50's.
Fri 04 Oct 19 05:00 Remembering Stanley Baker In this exclusively interview with Stanley's son, Glyn Baker, we discuss Zulu, Hell Drivers, his father's heritage, and what Stanley was like behind the camera. Interview conducted by Sean Hannam.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Sat 05 Oct 19 06:00 Two on the Tiles 1951. Comedy. Director: John Guillermin. Stars Herbert Lom, Hugh McDermott & Brenda Bruce. A husband and wife are blackmailed by the butler on evidence of nights out until they combine to prevent him.
Sat 05 Oct 19 07:30 Hawkeye Washington Story. 1957. Directed by Sam Newfield. Stars John Hart, Lon Chaney Jr. & Rodney Bunker. Surveyor George Washington aids a young woman whose land grant is threatened by a wicked innkeeper. (Subtitles Available)
Sat 05 Oct 19 08:00 The Night Caller 1965. 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)
Sat 05 Oct 19 09:40 John Betjeman Goes by Train�- King's Lynn to Hunstanton … – King's Lynn to Hunstanton. 1962. From King's Lynn to Norfolk, Snettisham, Hunstanton and the sea. An unusual and enchanting journey, illuminated by John Betjeman's engaging personality.
Sat 05 Oct 19 09:55 Go to Blazes 1962. Comedy. Directed by Michael Truman. Stars Dave King, Robert Morley, Daniel Massey, Dennis Price Maggie Smith. After another smash-and-grab goes wrong, the crooks use a fire engine to escape. (Subtitles Available)
Sat 05 Oct 19 11:40 BFI: Rover Makes Good 1952. Drama. Director: John Dooley. Stars Francis Lunt, Malcolm Doney & Felicity Always. This early film from the Children's Film Foundation was shot around Callington in picturesque 1950s Cornwall.
Sat 05 Oct 19 12:00 Freewheelers Cypher. Ronald Leigh-Hunt, Wendy Padbury & Adrian Wright. Buchan believes that the coded message found in the box will lead them to Caine and the gold. (S6, E9) (Subtitles Available)
Sat 05 Oct 19 12:35 Left, Right and Centre 1959. 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.
Sat 05 Oct 19 14:30 The Ringer 1953. Drama. Directed by Guy Hamilton. Stars Herbert Lom, Donald Wolfit & Mai Zetterling. A criminal master of disguise nicknamed 'The Ringer' is out for deadly revenge against a London lawyer.
Sat 05 Oct 19 16:05 Home at Seven 1952. Drama. Director: Ralph Richardson. Stars Ralph Richardson, Jack Hawkins & Margaret Leighton. David Preston, a bank official goes missing for 24 hours and has no memory of the lost time.
Sat 05 Oct 19 17:50 Danger Tomorrow 1960. Crime. Director: Terry Bishop. Stars Zena Walker, Robert Urquhart, Rupert Davies. A doctor and his wife move to an old house in a village, but his wife begins to experience strange visions.
Sat 05 Oct 19 19:10 The 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 05 Oct 19 20:45 Law & Disorder 1958. Comedy. Directed by Charles Crichton. Stars Michael Redgrave, Robert Morley, Ronald Squire. A criminal lies to his son by inventing plausible explanations for his absence from home.
Sat 05 Oct 19 22:20 The Lovers! 1973. Comedy. Director: Herbert Wise. Stars Richard Beckinsale, Paula Wilcox, Joan Scott. Like everyone else since Adam & Eve, Geoffrey & Beryl want to fall in love. But this is Manchester in 1972
Sat 05 Oct 19 00:10 Blood From The Mummy's Tomb 1971. 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
Sat 05 Oct 19 02:05 Silkwood 1983. Drama. Directed by Mike Nichols. Stars Meryl Streep, Cher, Kurt Russell & Craig T Nelson. A worker at a plutonium plant is contaminated to prevent her from exposing worker safety violations. (Subtitles Available)
Sat 05 Oct 19 04:45 A Gunman Has Escaped 1948. Drama. Stars John Harvey, John Fitzgerald, Robert Cartland. Written by John Gilling. Three armed robbers kill a passer-by in a robbery and flee the city.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Sun 06 Oct 19 06:00 Second Best Bed 1938. Comedy. Directed by Tom Walls. Stars Jane Baxter, Tom Walls, Veronica Rose & Carl Jaffe. A Newly married couple run into difficulty when the wife refuses to obey her husband.
Sun 06 Oct 19 07:30 Hawkeye Winter Passage. 1957. Directed by Sam Newfield. Stars John Hart, Lon Chaney Jr.& Kay Hawtrey. Frontier wives hope to join their husbands in time for Christmas. (Subtitles Available)
Sun 06 Oct 19 08:00 Be My Guest 1965. Comedy. Directed by Lance Comfort. Stars Steve Marriott, David Hemmings, Andrea Monet. Jobless Dave, ex-member of pop group 'The Smart Alecs', meets Erica, an attractive young woman seeking fame (Subtitles Available)
Sun 06 Oct 19 09:40 20 Questions Murder Mystery 1950. Crime. Director: Paul L. Stein. Stars Robert Beatty, Rona Anderson & Clifford Evans. Someone sends in a question to the B.B.C.'s 20 Questions" programme prior to committing a crime"
Sun 06 Oct 19 11:30 Shadows Dark Encounter. Stars: Alex Scott, Shelagh Fraser, Brian Glover. A middle-aged Londoner returns to the remote village that sheltered him as a child from the London blitz. (S2, E04)
Sun 06 Oct 19 12:00 Freewheelers The Parcel. Ronald Leigh-Hunt, Wendy Padbury & Adrian Wright. Buchan and Caine are racing against each other to break the cypher. (S6, E10) (Subtitles Available)
Sun 06 Oct 19 12:30 The Pickwick Papers 1952. Comedy. In this British classic the Pickwick Club send a group to find interesting things around England. Stars James Hayter, Nigel Patrick, Kathleen Harrison & Harry Fowler.
Sun 06 Oct 19 14:35 Conflict of Wings 1954. Drama. Directed by John Eldridge. Starring John Gregson, Muriel Pavlow & Kieron Moore. Villagers take action when they find that a nearby RAF station is taking over a much loved bird sanctuary. (Subtitles Available)
Sun 06 Oct 19 16:15 The Cracksman 1963. Comedy. Director: Peter Graham Scott. Stars Charlie Drake, Nyree Dawn Porter, George Sanders. A naive, innocent and efficient locksmith is persuaded by a burglar to rob a car and open a safe.
Sun 06 Oct 19 18:30 For the Love of Ada The Christening. Stars: Wilfred Pickles, Irene Handl & Jack Smethurst. It is baby Anthony's christening day. All the family converge on St Nicholas Church in Pyrford to celebrate the event. (S4, E06)
Sun 06 Oct 19 19:00 Melody 1971. Comedy. Directed by Waris Hussein. Stars Mark Lester, Tracy Hyde & Jack Wild. Two youngsters declare to their parents they want to get married as soon as possible.
Sun 06 Oct 19 21:00 The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes The Absent-Minded Coterie. Stars: Charles Gray, Suzanne Neve, Barry Linehan. Amateur detective Eugene Valmont begins investigating a counterfeiting operation.
Sun 06 Oct 19 22:00 The Best of Everything 1959. Drama. Directed by Jean Negulesco. Stars Joan Crawford, Louis Jourdan, Hope Lange, Stephen Boyd & Suzy Parker. A story about the lives of three women who share a small apartment in New York City (Subtitles Available)
Sun 06 Oct 19 00:20 Shampoo 1975. Comedy. Directed by Hal Ashby. Stars Warren Beatty, Lee Grant, Julie Christie, Goldie Hawn & Carrie Fisher. A Hairdresser runs into trouble when his habits begin to clash with his ambitions. (Subtitles Available)
Sun 06 Oct 19 02:35 The Lost Moment 1947. Drama. A publisher insinuates himself into the mansion of the centenarian lover of a renowned but long-dead poet in order to find his lost love letters. Starring Robert Cummings & Susan Hayward.
Sun 06 Oct 19 04:20 Thunder In The City 1937. 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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DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Mon 07 Oct 19 06:00 No Lady 1931. Hen-pecked Mr. Pog (Lupino Lane) takes his wife and children to Blackpool but is mistaken for an international criminal. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 07 Oct 19 07:25 Bell Bottom George 1944. Drama. Directed by Marcel Varnel. Starring George Formby, Anne Firth & Reginald Purdell. Rejected by the military 3 times, a hapless waiter gets a job on a ship but is mistaken for a real sailor
Mon 07 Oct 19 09:25 Gelignite Gang 1955. 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)
Mon 07 Oct 19 11:00 Stagecoach West Three 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.
Mon 07 Oct 19 12:00 The Iron Maiden 1962. Comedy. Directed by Gerald Thomas. Starring Michael Craig & Joan Sims. An aircraft designer with a passion for traction engines, designs a new supersonic jet plane to sell to America.
Mon 07 Oct 19 14:00 Scotland Yard 1960. Evidence in Concrete. Directed by Gordon Hales. Starring Russell Napier, Howard Pays and Peter Welch. A young girl's body found near a busy motorway tells of something sinister. (S1, E34)
Mon 07 Oct 19 14:35 Law & Disorder 1958. Comedy. Directed by Charles Crichton. Stars Michael Redgrave, Robert Morley, Ronald Squire. A criminal lies to his son by inventing plausible explanations for his absence from home.
Mon 07 Oct 19 16:10 Three Silent Men 1940. Crime. An inventor of a deadly weapon to be used against the allies is injured in a crash. Surgeon, Sir James (Sebastian Shaw) saves his life but learns of his plot. Stars Derrick De Marney (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 07 Oct 19 17:30 Robin's Nest Sleeping Patterns. Stars: Richard O'Sullivan, Tessa Wyatt & Tony Britton. Robin Nest, a fully qualified, unemployed chef has big ambitions to open his own Bistro… But his plans go awry
Mon 07 Oct 19 18:00 Burnt Evidence 1954. Drama starring Jane Hylton, Duncan Lamont and Donald Gray. Lamont plays the jealous husband of Hylton. When confronting her lover, he accidentally shoots the man and runs for the hills. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 07 Oct 19 19:15 John and Julie 1955. 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.
Mon 07 Oct 19 21:00 Special Branch You Don't Exist. 1969. Stars: Wensley Pithey, Derren Nesbitt, Jennifer Wilson. A girl lands at Heathrow from Rhodesia, but owing to Britain's break of diplomatic relations, she has no valid passport
Mon 07 Oct 19 22:00 Take a Girl Like You 1970. Comedy. Director: Jonathan Miller. Stars Hayley Mills, Oliver Reed, Noel Harrison. Jenny heads to the South of England to start a new career where she runs into Patrick, one of the local 'lads'
Mon 07 Oct 19 00:00 The Comeback Kid 1980. Comedy. Directed by Peter Levin. Stars John Ritter, Susan Dey, Patrick Swayze & Doug McKeon. A down and out minor league ballplayer finds a zest for life coaching a group of underprivileged kids
Mon 07 Oct 19 02:00 Dreamland 1998. Docu-drama. An explosive investigation into Area 51 and the story of Bob Lazar.
Mon 07 Oct 19 04:00 Beautiful But Dangerous 1954. Drama. Rich heiress, Corby Lane (Jean Simmons), returns to a small town to repay the townsfolk for saving her life when she was a child. Starring Robert Mitchum.
Mon 07 Oct 19 05:50 Switzerland in the 1950s Very well shot colour amateur footage of a trip around Switzerland in the 1950s.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Tue 08 Oct 19 06:00 Return Of A Stranger 1937. Crime. Directed by Victor Hanbury. James & Carol have plans to elope, but a fight with her father's solicitor ends in murder. Stars Griffith Jones, Rosalyn Boulter and James Harcourt. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 08 Oct 19 07:25 The Voice of Experience – If I Could Sing Again 1930s crime short surrounding The Radio Announcer, a voice recognised by millions. Was originally a short film to air before a B Feature – do you recognise the cast?
Tue 08 Oct 19 07:40 The Ghost Camera 1933. Crime drama with Henry Kendall, Ida Lupino (her first full feature) and one of John Mills' early films. A lost camera contains a photo of a murder. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 08 Oct 19 09:00 Robbery Under Arms 1957. Action. Directed by Jack Lee and starring Peter Finch, Ronald Lewis and Maureen Swanson. Two brothers join their father in Captain Starlight's (Finch) bushranger gang in 19th century Australia.
Tue 08 Oct 19 11:00 Stagecoach West By 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.
Tue 08 Oct 19 12:00 The Guinea Pig 1948. Drama. Director: Roy Boulting. Stars Richard Attenborough, Bernard Miles & Sheila Sim. Set after WW2. Jack Read, a cockney boy, becomes a guinea pig in an educational experiment.
Tue 08 Oct 19 14:00 Scotland Yard 1961. The Silent Weapon. Directed by Peter Duffell. Staring Geoffrey Keen, Stanley Morgan and Norma Parnell. A horse rider is found dead in suspicious circumstances. (S1, E35)
Tue 08 Oct 19 14:35 Diary for Timothy 1945 Impressionist portrait of wartime Britain as presented to new-born baby Timothy, directed by Humphrey Jennings with narration written by E.M Forster and spoken by Michael Redgrave
Tue 08 Oct 19 15:25 Malta Story 1953. War. Director: Brian Desmond Hurst. Stars Alec Guinness, Jack Hawkins, Muriel Pavlow, Anthony Steel & Flora Robson. British RAF face invasion on the strategic island of Malta during WW2.
Tue 08 Oct 19 17:30 Robin's Nest The Bistro Kids. Stars: Richard O'Sullivan, Tessa Wyatt & Tony Britton. It's nearly opening day at the Bistro, but Robin runs into problems with the public health inspector.
Tue 08 Oct 19 18:00 Life In Danger 1959. Crime thriller directed by Terry Bishop and stars Derren Nesbitt. A child murderer escapes from an asylum. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 08 Oct 19 19:15 A Kid For Two Farthings 1955. Drama. Director: Carol Reed. Stars Diana Dors, Celia Johnson, David Kossoff & Brenda De Banzie. A boy, who is heartbroken when his pet chicken disappears, buys a goat believing it is a unicorn.
Tue 08 Oct 19 21:00 Gideon's Way To Catch a Tiger. Stars John Gregson Alexander Davion and Daphne Anderson. The victim of a car accident gives a death bed statement saying a man murdered his first wife with an overdose of morphine
Tue 08 Oct 19 22:00 The Lovers! 1973. Comedy. Director: Herbert Wise. Stars Richard Beckinsale, Paula Wilcox, Joan Scott. Like everyone else since Adam & Eve, Geoffrey & Beryl want to fall in love. But this is Manchester in 1972
Tue 08 Oct 19 23:50 The Demon 1980. Horror directed by Percival Rubens and starring Jennifer Holmes, Cameron Mitchell and Craig Gardner. The screams you hear may be your own!
Tue 08 Oct 19 01:35 What A Crazy World 1963. 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.
Tue 08 Oct 19 03:15 Fathom 1967. Adventure. Directed by Leslie H. Martinson. Stars Anthony Franciosa, Raquel Welch & Ronald Fraser. In Spain, an American is recruited by intelligence agents to recover a H bomb detonator.
Tue 08 Oct 19 05:15 Berth 24 1950. Director: J.B Holmes. With William Devlin and Richard Huson. First production of the new British Transport Film Unit. In the Hull Docks, the steamer S.S. Bravo arrives from Gothenburg with cargo
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Wed 09 Oct 19 06:00 Nobody Runs Forever 1968. Action. Director: Ralph Thomas. Stars Christopher Plummer, Rod Taylor & Lilli Palmer. An Australian detective arrives in London to arrest a top diplomat for the murder of his first wife. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 09 Oct 19 08:00 Marlborough Theatre, Holloway 1962 – Glimpses Glimpses: Rare footage of Holloway in the 1960s and the sad demolition of the iconic theatre in 1962. The Last film to play there was 'Hell Drivers' in 1957. Filmed by Wilf Watters.
Wed 09 Oct 19 08:05 The Frightened Man 1952. 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)
Wed 09 Oct 19 09:30 Patricia Presents… Operation Diplomat. Exclusive interview with Patricia Dainton who discusses her time on this film and her career in general. (S1, E2)
Wed 09 Oct 19 09:35 Operation Diplomat 1953. Crime. Directed by John Guillermin. Stars Guy Rolfe, Lisa Daniely, Patricia Dainton. A surgeon is forced to operate on an injured man by a gang of smugglers. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 09 Oct 19 11:00 Stagecoach West Object 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.
Wed 09 Oct 19 12:00 The Shillingbury Blowers 1979. Drama. Directed by Val Guest and stars Robin Nedwell, Diane Keen and Trevor Howard. The arrival of a pop star and his wife, upsets the status quo of the Shillingbury village brass band.
Wed 09 Oct 19 13:40 How a Bicycle is Made Made in the late 1940s. The design and manufacture of Raleigh bicycles, as told by a designer. This film is set in the Raleigh bicycle factory which stood on Triumph Road in Nottingham.
Wed 09 Oct 19 14:00 Scotland Yard 1961. The Grand Junction Case. Directed by Peter Duffell. Starring Russell Napier and Howard Pays. A woman's dismembered body is found in a canal and her tattoo gives Duggan a lead. (S1, E36)
Wed 09 Oct 19 14:35 1920s Chester – Glimpses charming footage of Chester in the 20s, professionally shot of an era long gone.
Wed 09 Oct 19 14:40 Rebecca 1940. Mystery. Directed by Alfred Hitchcock and starring Laurence Olivier, Joan Fontanie and George Sanders. A self-conscious bride is tormented by the memory of her husband's dead first wife. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 09 Oct 19 17:15 Go To Blazes (1942) 1942. Directed by Walter Forde. Will Hay, Thora Hird and Muriel George show the right and wrong ways to deal with incendiary bombs.
Wed 09 Oct 19 17:30 Robin's Nest A Little Competition. Stars: Richard O'Sullivan, Tessa Wyatt & Tony Britton. Robing knew the competition would be difficult, but it's proving more than he bargained for.
Wed 09 Oct 19 18:00 Ambush In Leopard Street 1962. Crime Thriller. Stars James Kenney & Bruce Seton. A retired thief forms a gang for one last job, a diamond shipment. With good locations and a British cast it's an enjoyable British B film. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 09 Oct 19 19:10 The Hypnotist 1957. Drama. Directed by Montgomery Tully. Stars Roland Culver, Patricia Roc & Paul Carpenter. A hypnotist attempts to convince one of his patients to murder his own wife.
Wed 09 Oct 19 21:00 Widows Series 2, Episode 1. 1985. Stars Ann Mitchell, Maureen O'Farrell, Fiona Hendley & Debby Bishop. It is six weeks after the robbery and Dolly has returned to England. (S1, E07)
Wed 09 Oct 19 22:00 Dulcima 1971. Drama. Director: Frank Nesbitt. Stars John Mills, Carol White & Stuart Wilson. Dulcima, a girl treated as a drudge by her family, lifts herself from her environment by becoming a housekeeper.
Wed 09 Oct 19 00:00 A Place To Go 1963. Classic crime starring Bernard Lee, Rita Tushingham & Michael Sarne. Ricky finds that the East End that he knows and loves is being demolished. There seems just one possible solution.
Wed 09 Oct 19 01:45 King of the Underworld 1952. Crime. Director: Victor M. Gover. Stars Tod Slaughter, Patrick Barr, Tucker McGuire & Ingeborg Von Kusserow. A crook is implicated in blackmail, greed for emeralds, a secret formula and murder.
Wed 09 Oct 19 03:20 The Games 1970. Drama. Director: Michael Winner. Stars Michael Crawford, Ryan O'Neal, Jeremy Kemp & Charles Aznavour. Four marathon runners from different countries prepare to compete in the Olympics. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 09 Oct 19 05:15 A Night of Magic 1944. Directed by Herbert Wynne. Stars Robert Griffith, Gerald Pring, Billy 'Uke' Scott, Marian Olive & Elsa Tee – Mummies meet chorus girls in this lost British musical comedy.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Thu 10 Oct 19 06:00 The 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…
Thu 10 Oct 19 07:35 Nine, Dalmuir West Kevin Brownlow's atmospheric homage to Glasgow's tram system follows the last tram to run in September 1962.
Thu 10 Oct 19 07:50 Tons of Trouble 1956. Comedy. Directed by Leslie S. Hiscott. Starring Richard Hearne & William Hartnell. Mr Pastry names the apartment boilers he maintains 'Mavis and Ethel'. Trouble begins when he faces the sack. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 10 Oct 19 09:25 The Ringer 1953. Drama. Directed by Guy Hamilton. Stars Herbert Lom, Donald Wolfit & Mai Zetterling. A criminal master of disguise nicknamed 'The Ringer' is out for deadly revenge against a London lawyer.
Thu 10 Oct 19 11:00 Stagecoach West Come Home Again. 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.
Thu 10 Oct 19 12:00 West Country Gazette (1948) 1948. We take a look at a speedway track outside St Austell where Vic Duggan makes an appearance, the Port Of Bristol Centenary, the Royal Cornwall Agricultural Show, and we meet Mr Elliott O'Donnell.
Thu 10 Oct 19 12:10 Spare the Rod 1961. Drama. Director: Leslie Norman. Stars Max Bygraves, Geoffrey Keen & Donald Pleasence. A new teacher arrives at an East London school to find that his modern education methods are not welcome.
Thu 10 Oct 19 14:00 Rooms Reg P1. Two part dramas concerning the various drifters who rent rooms in a lodging house.
Thu 10 Oct 19 14:30 The Way Ahead 1944. War. Director: Carol Reed. Stars Jimmy Hanley, Stanley Holloway, Trevor Howard & David Niven. After a battalion suffers casualties at Dunkirk, the gaps in the ranks must be filled by 'call-ups'.
Thu 10 Oct 19 16:50 BFI: Terminus 1961. Drama. Directed by John Schlesinger. Iconic short of a day in the life of a London Railway Station.
Thu 10 Oct 19 17:30 Robin's Nest The Maternal Triangle. Stars: Richard O'Sullivan, Tessa Wyatt & Tony Britton. Robin is not looking forward to meeting Vicky's mother, she has a nasty habit and violent one too…
Thu 10 Oct 19 18:00 The New Lot 1943. British Army training film directed by Carol Reed with Peter Ustinov, John Laurie, Raymond Huntley, John Slater and a cameo appearance from Robert Donat. (Film later reworked as 'The Way Ahead')
Thu 10 Oct 19 18:50 Kind Hearts & Coronets 1949. Comedy. Director: Robert Hamer. Stars: Alec Guinness, Dennis Price & Valerie Hobson. A poor relative of a wealthy Duke plots to inherit the title by murdering the heirs who stand ahead of him
Thu 10 Oct 19 21:00 The Human Jungle The Quick and The Dead. 1965. Stars Herbert Lom. A racing driver is so desperate to stay in front that he always demands too much from his machine. Guest stars Robert Beatty & Joanne Dainton (S2, E7)
Thu 10 Oct 19 22:00 The Family Way 1966. Drama. Directors: Roy & John Boulting. Stars Hayley Mills, Hywel Bennett, John Mills & Marjorie Rhodes. A look at the troubles of two young newlyweds, whose marriage has yet to be consummated.
Thu 10 Oct 19 00:15 Modesty Blaise 1966. Action. Director: Joseph Losey. Stars Monica Vitti, Dirk Bogarde & Terrence Stamp. A spy spoof in the 60s tradition featuring comic book heroine, Modesty Blaise. Set in the Italian Mediterranean (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 10 Oct 19 02:35 The Cotton Club 1984. 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.
Thu 10 Oct 19 05:10 Diary for Timothy 1945 Impressionist portrait of wartime Britain as presented to new-born baby Timothy, directed by Humphrey Jennings with narration written by E.M Forster and spoken by Michael Redgrave
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Fri 11 Oct 19 06:00 The Stranger 1946. Drama nominated for an Oscar. Directed by Orson Welles. A war crimes investigator is on the trail of an infamous Nazi. Stars Orson Welles, Edward G. Robinson & Loretta Young. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 11 Oct 19 08:00 Heavens Above! 1963. Comedy. Directed by John & Roy Boulting. Stars Peter Sellers, Ian Carmichael, Cecil Parker & Eric Sykes. Due to mistaken identity, a minister is accidently appointed to a snobbish parish.
Fri 11 Oct 19 10:20 We Serve 1942. Training film for officers of the ATS, directed by Carol Reed and featuring Celia Johnson, Ann Todd, Joyce Carey and Peggy Ashcroft.
Fri 11 Oct 19 11:00 Stagecoach West Finn McCool. 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.
Fri 11 Oct 19 12:00 Seven Days to Noon 1950. Drama. Directors: John & Roy Boulting. Stars Barry Jones, Andre Morell, Joan Hickson & Olive Sloane. A scientist steals an atomic bomb and threatens to detonate it in London.
Fri 11 Oct 19 13:50 Go To Blazes (1942) 1942. Directed by Walter Forde. Will Hay, Thora Hird and Muriel George show the right and wrong ways to deal with incendiary bombs.
Fri 11 Oct 19 14:00 Rooms Reg P2. Two part dramas concerning the various drifters who rent rooms in a lodging house.
Fri 11 Oct 19 14:30 Impact 1963. Drama. Jack Moir (Conrad Phillips of 'William Tell' fame), a newspaper reporter, is framed by 'The Duke' (George Pastell), a Soho racketeer against whom he has written a series of articles. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 11 Oct 19 15:45 The Square Peg 1958. Comedy. Directed by John Paddy Carstairs. Stars Norman Wisdom, Edward Chapman, Honor Blackman & Hattie Jacques. Norman gets drafted and is mistakenly parachuted into Nazi occupied France.
Fri 11 Oct 19 17:30 Robin's Nest Piggy in the Middle. Stars: Richard O'Sullivan, Tessa Wyatt & Tony Britton. Robin and Vicky are not sure on Vicky's fathers' new partners artistic vision
Fri 11 Oct 19 18:00 The Magnet 1950. Comedy. Directed by Charles Frend. Stars Stephen Murray, Kay Walsh, James Fox and Thora Hird. A boy steals a powerful magnet from a younger boy, which gets him into all sorts of trouble. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 11 Oct 19 19:35 The House In Marsh Road 1960. Horror directed By Montgomery Tully and starring Patricia Dainton, Sam Kydd and Sandra Dorne. Jean is left a house and hopes it will be the fresh start they need but the house has other ideas. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 11 Oct 19 21:00 Shadows of Fear White Walls & Green Carpet. 1971. Stars Ian Bannen, Natasha Parry & Geoffrey Brighty. A pair of former lovers travel to the home of a deceased spouse, and events of the past are exhumed. (S1, E08)
Fri 11 Oct 19 22:00 The Mind Of Mr Soames 1970. Drama. Directed by Alan Cooke. Starring Terence Stamp, Robert Vaughn & Nigel Davenport. Since his birth, John Soames has been in a coma & is brought to life in a neurological clinic.
Fri 11 Oct 19 00:00 The Tamarind Seed 1974. Drama. Directed by Blake Edwards. Stars Julie Andrews, Omar Sharif, Anthony Quayle & Sylvia Syms. On a Caribbean holiday, a British civil servant begins falling in love with a Russian agent. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 11 Oct 19 02:30 And Soon the Darkness 1970. Horror. Director: Robert Fuest. Stars Pamela Franklin, Michele Dotrice & Sandor Eles. Two young women go cycling in the French countryside, but one goes missing…
Fri 11 Oct 19 04:30 Hammer The Toff 1952. Crime Drama by Maclean Rogers. The Toff (John Bentley) tries to help Susan (Patricia Dainton) reunite with her missing uncle who's been targeted by criminals that are after his steel formula. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Sat 12 Oct 19 06:00 Colonel March Investigates 1953. Crime drama starring Boris Karloff, Joan Sims and Richard Wattis. Colonel March runs the Scotland Yard office for the Department of Queer Complaints and investigates 3 strange crimes. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 12 Oct 19 07:20 Hawkeye The Reckoning. 1957. Directed by Sam Newfield. Stars John Hart, Lon Chaney Jr & Chris Wiggins. More unrest brews among the Ottawas. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 12 Oct 19 07:50 Miss Robin Hood 1952. Comedy. Henry is a mild man who writes adventure stories for his girls. All is fine until he meets Miss Honey! Starring Richard Hearne & Margaret Rutherford. Directed by John Guillermin.
Sat 12 Oct 19 09:20 Fathom 1967. Adventure. Directed by Leslie H. Martinson. Stars Anthony Franciosa, Raquel Welch & Ronald Fraser. In Spain, an American is recruited by intelligence agents to recover a H bomb detonator.
Sat 12 Oct 19 11:20 We Serve 1942. Training film for officers of the ATS, directed by Carol Reed and featuring Celia Johnson, Ann Todd, Joyce Carey and Peggy Ashcroft.
Sat 12 Oct 19 12:00 Freewheelers The Race. Ronald Leigh-Hunt, Wendy Padbury & Adrian Wright. Caine snatches the gold from under the noses of the Dutch police. Buchan follows him to Amsterdam. (S6, E11) (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 12 Oct 19 12:30 The Terrornauts 1967. Sci-Fi. Directed by Montgomery Tully. Stars Zena Marshall & Simon Oates. An observatory is transported to an asteroid, where scientists discover strange beings who intend to destroy the earth.
Sat 12 Oct 19 14:05 1964 in Church Street Market Vibrant colourful amateur footage of Church Street Market in the 60s just off the Edgeware Road. Wait till you see the prices!
Sat 12 Oct 19 14:20 Operation Bullshine 1959. Comedy. Directed by Gilbert Gunn. Stars Donald Sinden, Barbara Murray & Carole Lesley. The ATS wife of an artillery lieutenant secretly joins her husband on the post.
Sat 12 Oct 19 16:05 North West Frontier 1959. Drama. Director: J. Lee Thompson. Stars Kenneth More, Lauren Bacall & Herbert Lom. In British India, a prince must be taken to safety across a rebel-held territory.
Sat 12 Oct 19 18:45 The Other Man 1956. Set in Camden. A road safety film where we visit the Metropolitan Police Motor Driving School. A warning that we must watch the hazards from the other 'man' or woman on the road. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 12 Oct 19 19:00 Defence Of The Realm 1985. Thriller. Directed by David Drury and stars Gabriel Bryne, Greta Scacchi, Denholm Elliott and Robbie Coltrane. After an expose article is published, an MP dies in mysterious circumstances.
Sat 12 Oct 19 21:00 Cry, The Beloved Country 1951. Drama. Directed by Zoltan Korda. Stars Canada Lee, Sidney Poitier & Charles Carson. A South African minister searches for his missing son, only to find his people living in squalor.
Sat 12 Oct 19 23:10 Man in the Middle 1964. Drama. Director: Guy Hamilton. Stars: Robert Mitchum, France Nuyen & Barry Sullivan. When A US officer kills a British NCO, he admits his crime, but the reason puzzles his defence counsel (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 12 Oct 19 01:00 The Challenge 1960. 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.
Sat 12 Oct 19 02:50 What A Crazy World 1963. 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.
Sat 12 Oct 19 04:35 Inner Sanctum 1948. Thriller. Director: Lew Landers. Stars Charles Russell, Mary Beth Hughes & Dale Belding. A man fleeing the police after having committed a murder hides out in a boarding house in a small town. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 12 Oct 19 05:50 Stars on Parade Filmed in 1948 at Morden Hall Park – a real Party with the stars. See Jack Warner, Kathleen Harrison, Bill Owen, Googie Withers, Jean Kent, Bonar Colleano, Maxwell Reed, Jimmy Hanley & many many more.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Sun 13 Oct 19 06:00 The Secret Man 1958. Thriller. Director: Ronald Kinnoch. Stars Marshall Thompson, John Loder & Henry Oscar. A physicist finds himself drawn into an investigation to track down a spy at his research station. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 13 Oct 19 07:30 Hawkeye La Salle's Treasure. 1957. Directed by Sam Newfield. Stars John Hart, Lon Chaney Jr & Rodney Bunker. Fortune hunters seek a treasure rumored to have belonged to the French explorer La Salle.
Sun 13 Oct 19 08:00 The Ghost of St. Michael's 1941. Comedy. Director Marcel Varnel. Stars Will Hay, Claude Hulbert, Felix Aylmer. A school has been evacuated to a remote Scottish castle, which, is reputedly haunted.
Sun 13 Oct 19 09:40 Noose 1948. 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
Sun 13 Oct 19 11:30 Shadows Peronik. Stars: Paul Aston, Zelah Clarke, Ann Lynn. Teenager Tom draws a poster illustrating an old legend for use as a decoration at a school costume dance. (S2, E05)
Sun 13 Oct 19 12:00 Freewheelers Red Herring. Ronald Leigh-Hunt, Wendy Padbury & Adrian Wright. Buchan has car problems, Sue and Mike take to bicycles. Caine has a plan to throw them off the scent. (S6, E12)
Sun 13 Oct 19 12:30 The Early Bird 1965. Comedy. Directed by Robert Asher. Stars Norman Wisdom, Edward Chapman & Jerry Desmonde. Norman is the assistant helping to run a small dairy which is threatened by a larger, modern organisation.
Sun 13 Oct 19 14:30 Courtneys of Curzon Street 1947. Drama. Director: Herbert Wilcox. Stars: Anna Neagle, Michael Wilding, Gladys Young. The story of three generations of the Courtney family, from the nineteenth century to the Second World War
Sun 13 Oct 19 16:45 Here Comes the Sun 1946. Comedy. Directed by Herbert Wilcox. Stars John Baxter, Bud Flanagan, Chesney Allen & Elsa Tee. A sports reporter is on the run from the police as he tries to clear his name.
Sun 13 Oct 19 18:30 For the Love of Ada Christmas special with Ada. Starring Irene Handl, Wilfred Pickles & Barbara Mitchell. A Christmas special of the gentle 70s sitcom about Ada and Walter, who find love.
Sun 13 Oct 19 19:10 The Franchise Affair 1951. Drama. Director: Lawrence Huntington. Stars Michael Denison, Dulcie Gray, Anthony Nicholls, Athene Seyler & Kenneth More. Two women have been questioned by the police with a peculiar accusation.
Sun 13 Oct 19 20:55 London River Bus … 1940s. Take a trip on The Thames from Greenwich, where many of London's historic features are to be seen: Tower Bridge, The Tower Of London, St Pauls, the 'new' Waterloo Bridge & on to Westminster
Sun 13 Oct 19 21:00 The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes The Sensible Action of Lieutenant Holst. Stars: John Thaw, Virginia Stride, Catherine Schell. The dangers of revolutionary Russia come to Copenhagen when a Russian countess flees to the Danish capital
Sun 13 Oct 19 22:00 The Girl With Green Eyes 1964. Drama. Directed by Desmond Davis. Stars Peter Finch, Rita Tushingham, Lynn Redgrave & Julian Glover. An Irish Catholic farm girl moves to Dublin to pursue a more exciting life.
Sun 13 Oct 19 00:00 The Comedy Man 1964. Drama. Directed by Alvin Rakoff. Stars Kenneth More, Cecil Parker & Dennis Price. Charles Byrd has spent his life aiming for success, but never quite got there and tries one last time in London
Sun 13 Oct 19 01:50 Modesty Blaise 1966. Action. Director: Joseph Losey. Stars Monica Vitti, Dirk Bogarde & Terrence Stamp. A spy spoof in the 60s tradition featuring comic book heroine, Modesty Blaise. Set in the Italian Mediterranean
Sun 13 Oct 19 04:10 Assignment Redhead 1956. Drama. Starring Hollywood's Richard Denning as the secret agent, Carole Mathews as the luscious nightclub vocalist and Ronald Adam as the chameleon-like criminal. A story of money and crime.
Sun 13 Oct 19 05:50 1940s Paper & Wire Animals Made in the 1940s. A charming instructional guide on how to make paper and wire wild and exotic creatures, with excellent 1940s narration.

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TPTV Schedule Oct 14th – Oct 20th 2019

DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Mon 14 Oct 19 06:00 Impulse (1955) 1955. Drama. Directed by Charles De la Tour & Cy Endfield. Stars Arthur Kennedy, Constance Smith & Joy Shelton. A Night club singer tricks an estate agent into thinking he killed a jewel thief. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 14 Oct 19 07:40 Forces' Sweetheart 1953. Comedy directed by Maclean Rogers. Three goofy soldiers played by Harry Secombe, Michael Bentine and Freddie Frinton vie for the affections of the lovely Judy, the ENSA-tainer. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 14 Oct 19 09:10 Calling Paul Temple 1948. Crime Drama starring John Bentley & Dinah Sheridan. Scotland Yard is unable to unravel the 'Rex' murders and cannot manage without the help of Paul Temple and his sidekick 'Steve'. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 14 Oct 19 11:00 Stagecoach West Image of A Man. 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.
Mon 14 Oct 19 12:00 The Great Steam Fair 1964 A record of the 1964 Steam Fair held at White Waltham, Berks. Many famous pieces such as organs, traction engines and roundabouts were exhibited.
Mon 14 Oct 19 12:20 Cash on Demand 1961. Drama. Directed by Quentin Lawrence. Stars Peter Cushing, Andre Morell & Richard Vernon. A crook abducts the wife and child of a bank manager & then schemes to rob the institution.
Mon 14 Oct 19 14:00 Scotland Yard 1961. The Never Never Murder. Directed by Peter Duffell. Starring Russell Napier, Genine Graham and Maurice Good. A dead body sets the police on the track of a fraudster. (S1, E37)
Mon 14 Oct 19 14:35 The Franchise Affair 1951. Drama. Director: Lawrence Huntington. Stars Michael Denison, Dulcie Gray, Anthony Nicholls, Athene Seyler & Kenneth More. Two women have been questioned by the police with a peculiar accusation.
Mon 14 Oct 19 16:20 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre Urge to Kill. 1959. Directed by Vernon Sewell. Stars Patrick Barr, Howard Pays & Ruth Dunning. A Local pub owner's daughter is found dead in the area of the town docks.
Mon 14 Oct 19 17:30 Robin's Nest A Matter of Note. Stars: Richard O'Sullivan, Tessa Wyatt & Tony Britton. Robin mistakenly choses the wrong criminal at a police identification and worries about the underworld vendetta…
Mon 14 Oct 19 18:00 Diary for Timothy 1945 Impressionist portrait of wartime Britain as presented to new-born baby Timothy, directed by Humphrey Jennings with narration written by E.M Forster and spoken by Michael Redgrave
Mon 14 Oct 19 18:50 Sewers of Gold 1979. Crime thriller. Directed by Francis Megahy and stars Ian McShane, Christopher Matthew and Warren Clarke. A group of fascists plan to finance their work by pulling off a bank robbery.
Mon 14 Oct 19 21:00 Special Branch The Children of Delight. 1969. Stars: Wensley Pithey, Derren Nesbitt, Jennifer Wilson. Detective Sergeants Webb and Gifford go undercover to investigate a secret movement.
Mon 14 Oct 19 22:00 The Deadly Affair 1966. Thriller. Directed by Sidney Lumet Stars: James Mason, Simone Signoret. A British secret agent is puzzled by the sudden suicide of a man he's recently investigated.
Mon 14 Oct 19 00:10 Scream of Fear 1961. Drama. Directed by Seth Holt. Stars Susan Strasberg, Ronald Lewis, Ann Todd & Christopher Lee. After 10 years, Penny returns to her father's home and is convinced something is amiss. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 14 Oct 19 01:50 Freedom Radio 1940. War. Director: Anthony Asquith. Stars Clive Brook, Diana Wynyard & Raymond Huntley. A German doctor, disillusioned with Nazi propaganda, creates a secret radio-feed condemning the movement.
Mon 14 Oct 19 03:40 Beyond The Truth Impact Earth. An investigation into the threat to Earth of a collision with a large meteorite. (S1, E2)
Mon 14 Oct 19 04:40 Dilemma 1962. Crime. In this critically acclaimed British film, Harry returns home from work to be told by a neighbour that screams came from his house moments earlier. Starring Patricia Burke & Robert Dean.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Tue 15 Oct 19 06:00 The Voice Of Merrill 1952. Crime Drama. Directed by John Gilling. Starring Valerie Hobson, James Robertson Justice & Sam Kydd. A dying author frames a radio narrator for killing his secretary. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 15 Oct 19 07:40 What a Whopper 1960. Comedy. What a Whopper is a comedy from former documentarist Gilbert Gunn. Adam Faith stars in this tale about a struggling writer who fakes photographs of the Loch Ness monster. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 15 Oct 19 09:25 The Trollenberg Terror 1958. Sci-Fi. A series of deaths on a Swiss mountain-side appear to be connected to a mysterious cloud. Stars: Forrest Tucker, Warren Mitchell & Andrew Faulds. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 15 Oct 19 11:00 Stagecoach West Not In Our Stars. Western with Wayne Rogers & Robert Bray, who run a stagecoach line in the Old West where they come across a wide variety of killers, robbers and ladies in distress.
Tue 15 Oct 19 12:00 Treasure Hunt 1952. Comedy. Director: John Paddy Carstairs. Stars Jimmy Edwards, Martita Hunt, Naunton Wayne & Athene Seyler. After reading Sir Roderick Lyall's will, the family learn they are short on money.
Tue 15 Oct 19 13:35 BFI: Night Mail 1936. Directors: Harry Watt & Basil Wright. Narrated by Pat Jackson. A critically acclaimed British documentary film about the operation of the 30s Royal Mail train delivery service.
Tue 15 Oct 19 14:00 Scotland Yard 1961. Wings of Death. Directed by Allan Davis. Starring Harry H. Corbett, Peter Bowles and Simon Lack. A light aeroplane comes down in Kent, killing the pilot. It was no accident… (S1, E38)
Tue 15 Oct 19 14:35 The Glass Mountain 1949. Drama. The classic tale of a war romance featuring the smash hit music of The Legend of The Glass Mountain. Stars Michael Denison, Dulcie Gray & Valentina Cortese, with vocals from Tito Gobbi. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 15 Oct 19 16:35 The New Lot 1943. British Army training film directed by Carol Reed with Peter Ustinov, John Laurie, Raymond Huntley, John Slater and a cameo appearance from Robert Donat. (Film later reworked as 'The Way Ahead')
Tue 15 Oct 19 17:30 Robin's Nest Oh Happy Day. Stars: Richard O'Sullivan, Tessa Wyatt & Tony Britton. A quiet wedding for two is planned, her father however, has other plans!
Tue 15 Oct 19 18:00 Danger By My Side 1963. Crime. With the help of the Met police a girl tracks down the killers of her detective brother. Stars Anthony Oliver, Maureen Connell, Bill Nagy. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 15 Oct 19 19:15 Jet Storm 1959. Drama. Directed by Cy Endfield. Starring Richard Attenborough, Stanley Baker, Hermione Baddeley & Diane Cilento. A man who lost his daughter in a hit-&-Run accident tracks the man responsible. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 15 Oct 19 21:00 Gideon's Way Big Fish Little Fish. Stars John Gregson Alexander Davion and Daphne Anderson. Gideon's car almost hits a young pick-pocket who is being controlled by his mother.
Tue 15 Oct 19 22:00 The Girl With Green Eyes 1964. Drama. Directed by Desmond Davis. Stars Peter Finch, Rita Tushingham, Lynn Redgrave & Julian Glover. An Irish Catholic farm girl moves to Dublin to pursue a more exciting life. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 15 Oct 19 00:00 Forbidden 1949. Drama. Directed by George King. Stars Douglass Montgomery, Hazel Court & Patricia Burke. An ex-serviceman plans to escape his faithless wife.
Tue 15 Oct 19 01:45 Millions Like Us 1943. War Drama. Directed by Sidney Gilliat & Frank Launder. Stars Patricia Roc, Gordon Jackson, Basil Radford & Eric Portman. Celia marries a Pilot before he is deployed into wartime battle.
Tue 15 Oct 19 03:45 A Weekend With Lulu 1961. Comedy. Directed by John Paddy Carstairs. Starring Bob Monkhouse, Leslie Phillips, Alfred Marks & Shirley Eaton. Three friends plan a fun weekend, but they have surprise company tagging along.
Tue 15 Oct 19 05:30 Sprockets 1991. Sherlock Holmes. Presented by Barbie Wilde & John Guerrasio. A studio based series with incredible archive access.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Wed 16 Oct 19 06:00 Who Killed Frank Daniels 1932. Crime A crooked undertaker switches bodies to cover up a murder. Starring Zasu Pitts. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 16 Oct 19 07:20 Passport To Treason 1956. Crime drama directed by Robert S. Baker and starring Rod Cameron and Lois Maxwell. Clifford, an American private eye, stationed in London for the sake of a murdered friend, takes over a case. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 16 Oct 19 09:00 The Grayson Case In the style of early Edgar Lustgarten, Crime Cameo, The Grayson Case narrated by J. St John Barry, proves how married Sally Turner's affair with the painter Edwin Grayson led to murder. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 16 Oct 19 09:20 Anne of the Indies 1951. Drama. Directed by Jacques Tourneur. Stars Jean Peters, Louis Jourdan & Debra Paget. Captain LaRochelle agrees to spy on the notorious Caribbean Sea pirates Blackbeard and Anne Providence. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 16 Oct 19 11:00 Stagecoach West The Arsonist. Western with Wayne Rogers & Robert Bray, who run a stagecoach line in the Old West where they come across a wide variety of killers, robbers and ladies in distress.
Wed 16 Oct 19 12:00 Every Day Except Christmas (1957) A study of working class life, but with an affectionate appreciation of the hard-working Covent Garden market porters. Created with Walter Lassally's virtuoso 35mm cinematography.
Wed 16 Oct 19 12:45 Freedom To Die 1961. Directed by Francis Searle Stars Bruce Seton, Felicity Young, Kay Callard & Paul Maxwell. Neat Crime drama of a hidden underworld where crime really doesn't pay. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 16 Oct 19 14:00 Scotland Yard 1962. The Square Mile Murder. Directed by Allan Davis. Starring John Welsh, Delphi Lawrence and Stanley Morgan. When a travel agency is burgled Supt. Hicks is brought in to solve the case. (S1, E39)
Wed 16 Oct 19 14:35 Love on the Dole 1941. Drama. Director John Baxter. Stars Deborah Kerr, Clifford Evans & George Carney. In 1930s Salford, Harry Hardcastle and his sister, Sally, both, in their different ways, fall victim to poverty.
Wed 16 Oct 19 16:35 Dick Powell Theatre Obituary For Mr X. Stars Steve Cochran, Nancy Reagan, Gary Merrill & John Ireland. A cop's feelings of guilt over an affair leads to tragedy (S1, EP18)
Wed 16 Oct 19 17:30 Robin's Nest As Long as He Needs Me. Stars: Richard O'Sullivan, Tessa Wyatt & Tony Britton. Victoria's father puts his back out at the restaurant and is taken home by her and Robin.
Wed 16 Oct 19 18:00 Dilemma 1962. Crime. In this critically acclaimed British film, Harry returns home from work to be told by a neighbour that screams came from his house moments earlier. Starring Patricia Burke & Robert Dean.
Wed 16 Oct 19 19:20 The Dawn Guard (1941) Home Guard volunteers Bernard Miles and Percy Walsh discuss the causes of war and their hopes for the peace, directed by Roy Boulting
Wed 16 Oct 19 19:30 The Flying Scot 1957. 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
Wed 16 Oct 19 21:00 Widows Series 2, Episode 2. 1985. Stars Ann Mitchell, Maureen O'Farrell, Fiona Hendley & Debby Bishop.
Wed 16 Oct 19 22:00 Town on Trial 1957. Drama. Director: John Guillermin. Stars John Mills, Charles Coburn, Derek Farr & Barbara Bates. At a tennis club in London, a young woman is murdered, prompting a Scotland Yard investigation
Wed 16 Oct 19 00:00 Too Young To Love 1959. Directed by Muriel Box. Stars Jess Conrad, Pauline Hahn, Joan Miller & Austin Willis. Based on the play, Pickup Girl by Elsa Shelley. A story of a young girl's lapse into sex delinquency.
Wed 16 Oct 19 01:40 The Day Will Dawn 1942. War. Director: Harold French. Stars Deborah Kerr, Ralph Richardson & Hugh Williams. A British foreign correspondent, forced out of Norway, returns to the occupied Scandinavian country.
Wed 16 Oct 19 03:40 Leslie Howard: The Man Who Gave a Damn 2016. Documentary. Director: Thomas Hamilton. Stars Derek Partridge, Norman Spencer & Matthew Sweet. Intimate and compelling documentary on the life & career of Leslie Howard (1893-1943).
Wed 16 Oct 19 05:25 Talking Pictures TV with Craig Douglas An exclusive interview with Craig Douglas, a popular singer in the late 50s early 60s who also appeared in the 1962 film 'It's Trad, Dad!' with Helen Shapiro.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Thu 17 Oct 19 06:00 Scarlet Thread 1951. Crime drama directed by Lewis Gilbert and starring Kathleen Byron, Laurence Harvey and Sydney Tafler. Two high flying crooks take part in a robbery that goes very wrong. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 17 Oct 19 07:35 Stormy Crossing 1958. 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 17 Oct 19 09:00 The Day Will Dawn 1942. War. Director: Harold French. Stars Deborah Kerr, Ralph Richardson & Hugh Williams. A British foreign correspondent, forced out of Norway, returns to the occupied Scandinavian country.
Thu 17 Oct 19 11:00 Stagecoach West Songs My Mother Taught Me. Western with Wayne Rogers & Robert Bray, who run a stagecoach line in the Old West where they come across a wide variety of killers, robbers and ladies in distress
Thu 17 Oct 19 12:00 Jazz Boat 1960. Musical. Director Ken Hughes. Stars Anthony Newley, Bernie Winters, James Booth, Lionel Jeffries & Anne Aubrey. An electrician is summoned to assist a gang in a big robbery.
Thu 17 Oct 19 14:00 Rooms Susan P1. Two part weekly dramas concerning the various drifters who rent rooms in a lodging house.
Thu 17 Oct 19 14:30 The Hypnotist 1957. Drama. Directed by Montgomery Tully. Stars Roland Culver, Patricia Roc & Paul Carpenter. A hypnotist attempts to convince one of his patients to murder his own wife.
Thu 17 Oct 19 16:20 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre Clue of the twisted Candle. 1960. Directed by Allan Davis. Stars Bernard Lee, David Knight & Francis de Wolff. Meredith investigates a man in fear of his life and a young shooter.
Thu 17 Oct 19 17:30 Robin's Nest The Seven Pound Fiddle. Stars: Richard O'Sullivan, Tessa Wyatt & Tony Britton. Burke returns to the bistro after finding a poster and talk of being sued leads to a desperate search.
Thu 17 Oct 19 18:00 The Boys 1962. Crime drama starring Richard Todd, Robert Morley, Dudley Sutton & Jess Conrad. When a nightwatchman is murdered, four young men are put on trial. Cleverly directed by Sidney J. Furie. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 17 Oct 19 20:30 The Boys Reunion 2017. Footage of the Q&A filmed at Elstree Studios where Jess Conrad, Tony Garnett & Dudley Sutton, discuss their memories of working with Sidney J Furie and the other members of the cast.
Thu 17 Oct 19 21:00 The Human Jungle Fine Feathers. 1963. Stars Herbert Lom. A young couple seem to be living above their means. Penny claims she's using a legacy to shower her husband with gifts. Guest stars Jane Merrow. (S1, E8)
Thu 17 Oct 19 22:00 Cry, The Beloved Country 1951. Drama. Directed by Zoltan Korda. Stars Canada Lee, Sidney Poitier & Charles Carson. A South African minister searches for his missing son, only to find his people living in squalor.
Thu 17 Oct 19 00:10 Brubaker 1980. Drama. Director: Stuart Rosenberg. Stars Robert Redford, Yaphet Kotto, Jane Alexander & Morgan Freeman. The new warden of an Arkansas prison farm attempts to clean up the corruption of the staff
Thu 17 Oct 19 02:50 Jet Storm 1959. Drama. Directed by Cy Endfield. Starring Richard Attenborough, Stanley Baker, Hermione Baddeley & Diane Cilento. A man who lost his daughter in a hit-&-Run accident tracks the man responsible. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 17 Oct 19 04:35 Flannelfoot 1953. Crime drama directed by Maclean Rodgers and starring Ronald Howard and Mary Germaine. Crime news hack Mitchell is out to discover the identity of the notorious jewel thief 'Flannelfoot'. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Fri 18 Oct 19 06:00 Here Comes the Sun 1946. Comedy. Directed by Herbert Wilcox. Stars John Baxter, Bud Flanagan, Chesney Allen & Elsa Tee. A sports reporter is on the run from the police as he tries to clear his name.
Fri 18 Oct 19 07:45 Assignment Redhead 1956. Drama. Starring Hollywood's Richard Denning as the secret agent, Carole Mathews as the luscious nightclub vocalist and Ronald Adam as the chameleon-like criminal. A story of money and crime. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 18 Oct 19 09:20 Carry On Admiral 1957. Comedy directed by Val Guest and starring David Tomlinson, Peggy Cummins & Alfie Bass. An MP is mistaken for his naval friend and put in charge of the fighting ship HMS Sherwood! (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 18 Oct 19 11:00 Stagecoach West The Root of Evil. Western with Wayne Rogers & Robert Bray, who run a stagecoach line in the Old West where they come across a wide variety of killers, robbers and ladies in distress.
Fri 18 Oct 19 12:00 90 Degrees South 1933. 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.
Fri 18 Oct 19 13:35 Sea to Plate and Billingsgate in 1956 – Glimpses 1956. 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 18 Oct 19 14:00 Rooms Susan P2. Two part weekly dramas concerning the various drifters who rent rooms in a lodging house.
Fri 18 Oct 19 14:30 Operation Bullshine 1959. Comedy. Directed by Gilbert Gunn. Stars Donald Sinden, Barbara Murray & Carole Lesley. The ATS wife of an artillery lieutenant secretly joins her husband on the post.
Fri 18 Oct 19 16:15 Report On Litter Early, possibly 1950s. Public Information Film on the rising concern of litter at Wembley Stadium and in our parks and gardens. Take your litter home with you!
Fri 18 Oct 19 16:20 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre Marriage Of Convenience. 1960. Directed by Clive Donner. Stars John Cairney, Harry H. Corbett & Moira Redmond. A Man finds connections between his girlfriend & the Detective who arrested him
Fri 18 Oct 19 17:30 Robin's Nest Ups & Downs. Stars: Richard O'Sullivan, Tessa Wyatt & Tony Britton. Robin searches for the trapdoor to a cellar he's found, Vicky buys a new dress when her father gets tickets for a show
Fri 18 Oct 19 18:00 A Weekend With Lulu 1961. Comedy. Directed by John Paddy Carstairs. Starring Bob Monkhouse, Leslie Phillips, Alfred Marks & Shirley Eaton. Three friends plan a fun weekend, but they have surprise company tagging along.
Fri 18 Oct 19 19:45 Cover Girl Killer 1959. Crime. Someone is murdering cover girl models, leaving them in the same pose and place as featured in 'Wow' magazine. Stars: Harry H. Corbett, Felicity Young. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 18 Oct 19 21:00 Shadows of Fear Sour Grapes. 1971. Stars: Isabel Dean, Daniel Massey, Ray Smith. Two English tourists in Spain are menaced by a German criminal. (S1, E09)
Fri 18 Oct 19 22:00 Nosferatu The Vampyre 1979. 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.
Fri 18 Oct 19 00:20 Quatermass and the Pit 1967. Mystery. Director: Roy Ward Baker. Stars James Donald, Andrew Keir & Barbara Shelley. A mysterious artefact is found in London and the famous scientist Bernard Quatermass helps investigate it.
Fri 18 Oct 19 02:20 Anne of the Indies 1951. Drama. Directed by Jacques Tourneur. Stars Jean Peters, Louis Jourdan & Debra Paget. Captain LaRochelle agrees to spy on the notorious Caribbean Sea pirates Blackbeard and Anne Providence. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 18 Oct 19 04:00 Surprise Package 1960. Comedy. Directed by Stanley Donen. Stars Yul Brynner, Noel Coward, Mitzi Gaynor, Lyndon Brook & Eric Pohlmann. A devil-may-care gambler and a small-time hood plan to steal an exiled king's crown
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Sat 19 Oct 19 06:00 Victorian London – Glimpses A Film Made by Wilf Watters in the 1960s where he visits what remains of Victorian London landmarks and streets and also giving us a slice of 60s London Life.
Sat 19 Oct 19 06:20 The Giant Gila Monster 1959. Sci-Fi. Directed by Ray Kellogg. Starring Don Sullivan, Fred Graham & Lisa Simone. A giant lizard terrorises a small town. Can the police and a hot rod gang stop the monster? (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 19 Oct 19 07:50 Hawkeye The Prisoner. 1957. Directed by Sam Newfield. Stars John Hart, Lon Chaney Jr & Brian Smyth. Lt. Briggs breaks the treaty by chasing a Native American beyond the recognized border. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 19 Oct 19 08:20 The Brigand of Kandahar 1965. Adventure. Director by John Gilling. Stars Ronald Lewis, Oliver Reed, Duncan Lamont & Glyn Houston. The British army must fight off the rampaging locals in 1850's India.
Sat 19 Oct 19 10:00 Millions Like Us 1943. War Drama. Directed by Sidney Gilliat & Frank Launder. Stars Patricia Roc, Gordon Jackson, Basil Radford & Eric Portman. Celia marries a Pilot before he is deployed into wartime battle.
Sat 19 Oct 19 12:00 Freewheelers Pay Off. Ronald Leigh-Hunt, Wendy Padbury & Adrian Wright. Buchan has been duped. The teenagers must find out how Caine plans to move the stolen gold. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 19 Oct 19 12:30 Desert Victory (1943) Oscar winning documentary directed by Roy Boulting covering the battle of El Alamein. Commentary spoken by Leo Genn and music composed by William Alwyn
Sat 19 Oct 19 13:45 Encore 1951. Comedy. Directors: Harold French, Pat Jackson & Anthony Pelissier. Stars Nigel Patrick, Kay Walsh, Glynis Johns. Three short stories by W. Somerset Maugham.
Sat 19 Oct 19 15:35 Remembering Dora Bryan Paul O'Grady & Rita Tushingham introduce the Talking Pictures TV Dora Bryan afternoon.
Sat 19 Oct 19 15:55 Old Mother Riley Meets The Vampire 1952. Comedy. A mad scientist known as 'The Vampire' (Bela Lugosi) comes to England to further his evil plans. Starring Arthur Lucan and Dora Bryan. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 19 Oct 19 17:20 Desert Mice 1959. Comedy. Set in WW2, this is the story of an ENSA troupe of entertainers. Starring Sid James, Dora Bryan, Alfred Marks and Liz Fraser. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 19 Oct 19 19:00 Our Dora Our Dora with Paul O'Grady & Rita Tushingham. An special programme during which Paul and Rita discuss 'A Taste of Honey' and Rita reminisces about working with Dora.
Sat 19 Oct 19 20:00 A Taste Of Honey 1961. Drama. Director: Tony Richardson. Stars Rita Tushingham, Dora Bryan & Murray Melvin. A teen, whose life is dominated by her alcoholic mother, seeks support after discovering she is pregnant. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 19 Oct 19 22:00 Women of Twilight 1952. Drama. Director: Gordon Parry. Stars Rene Ray, Lois Maxwell, Laurence Harvey & Freda Jackson. Vivianne's lover is arrested after she finds she is carrying his child.
Sat 19 Oct 19 23:45 Defence Of The Realm 1985. Thriller. Directed by David Drury and stars Gabriel Bryne, Greta Scacchi, Denholm Elliott and Robbie Coltrane. After an expose article is published, an MP dies in mysterious circumstances.
Sat 19 Oct 19 01:45 The Shillingbury Blowers 1979. Drama. Directed by Val Guest and stars Robin Nedwell, Diane Keen and Trevor Howard. The arrival of a pop star and his wife, upsets the status quo of the Shillingbury village brass band.
Sat 19 Oct 19 03:25 Beyond The Truth Alien Encounter. This documentary attempts to answer what was found in the woods in Virginia. (S1, E4)
Sat 19 Oct 19 04:25 Miss Robin Hood 1952. Comedy. Henry is a mild man who writes adventure stories for his girls. All is fine until he meets Miss Honey! Starring Richard Hearne & Margaret Rutherford. Directed by John Guillermin.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Sun 20 Oct 19 06:00 The Lost City 1997. Action. After surviving a helicopter crash in the uncharted South African wilderness, two young men, a girl and a renegade thief discover an ancient city unknown to civilization.
Sun 20 Oct 19 07:55 Hawkeye False Faces. 1957. Directed by Sam Newfield. Stars John Hart, Lon Chaney Jr & Bill Walsh. A series of thefts are falsely attributed to the innocent. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 20 Oct 19 08:25 Tread Softly 1952. Crime. Directed by David MacDonald. Stars Frances Day, Patricia Dainton & John Bentley. The star of a London Musical walks out before curtain up, but the show must go on, in a 'Haunted Theatre'. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 20 Oct 19 09:55 The Terrornauts 1967. Sci-Fi. Directed by Montgomery Tully. Stars Zena Marshall & Simon Oates. An observatory is transported to an asteroid, where scientists discover strange beings who intend to destroy the earth.
Sun 20 Oct 19 11:30 Shadows The Eye. Stars: John Sanderson, Julia Lewis, Murray Brown. A teenage girl falls under the spell of a mysterious Greek urn. (S2, E06)
Sun 20 Oct 19 12:00 Freewheelers 1972. Traitor. Stars Ray Armstrong, Michael Barrington, Leonard Gregory & Caroline Ellis. A scientist defects to the West with his invention, Scorpio. His rescuers want to exploit the device. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 20 Oct 19 12:30 Circus of Fear 1967. Drama. Director: John Llewellyn Moxey. Stars: Suzy Kendall, Christopher Lee, Anthony Newlands. Inspector Elliott of Scotland Yard visits a circus to investigate murder and theft.
Sun 20 Oct 19 14:15 Hell Drivers 1957. Drama. Directed by C. Raker Endfiled and stars Stanley Baker, David McCallum, Sid James and Sean Connery. Tom signs up as a 'Hell Driver', but the death-trap roads are the least of his problems.
Sun 20 Oct 19 16:25 Channel Incident (1940) Short fictional film about the evacuation of Dunkirk, directed by Anthony Asquith, with Peggy Ashcroft, Robert Newton and Kenneth Griffith
Sun 20 Oct 19 16:40 The Blue Parrot 1954. Crime Drama starring Dermot Walsh, Jacqueline Hill, Ferdy Mayne and John Le Mesurier. A Soho nightclub is the focus for an undercover investigation after the murder of a small time crook. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 20 Oct 19 18:00 Get Some In! Call Up. 1975. Stars: Tony Selby, Gerard Ryder, Brian Pettifer. A group of lads are called up for national service to the Royal Air Force, where they learn life will never be the same again (S1, E01)
Sun 20 Oct 19 18:30 Ten Pin Bowling 1960s – Glimpses Factual. 1960s short film on a hobby the whole family are enjoying, ten pin bowling.
Sun 20 Oct 19 18:45 Josephine & Men 1956. Comedy. Director: Roy Boulting. Stars: Glynis Johns, Jack Buchanan, Donald Sinden. The trouble with Josephine is that her sympathetic nature leads her to switch from man to man.
Sun 20 Oct 19 20:45 Stars on Parade (1948) Filmed in 1948 at Morden Hall Park – a real Party with the stars. See Jack Warner, Kathleen Harrison, Bill Owen, Googie Withers, Jean Kent, Bonar Colleano, Maxwell Reed, Jimmy Hanley & many many more.
Sun 20 Oct 19 21:00 The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes The Superfluous Finger. Stars: Douglas Wilmer, William Mervyn, Veronica Strong. Professor Van Dusens investigation leads him to a country house.
Sun 20 Oct 19 22:00 Naked Civil Servant 1975. Biographical Drama. Directed by Jack Gold. Stars John Hurt, Liz Gebhardt, Patricia Hodge. Based on the autobiography of Quentin Crisp, who lived as an openly gay man in an intolerant era.
Sun 20 Oct 19 23:35 I Know Where I'm Going 1945. Drama. Directed by Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger. Starring: Wendy Hiller, Roger Livesey, George Carney. A young Englishwoman goes to the Hebrides to marry her older, wealthier fiance.
Sun 20 Oct 19 01:35 Quatermass and the Pit 1967. Mystery. Director: Roy Ward Baker. Stars James Donald, Andrew Keir & Barbara Shelley. A mysterious artefact is found in London and the famous scientist Bernard Quatermass helps investigate it.
Sun 20 Oct 19 03:35 The Detectives Point Of No Return. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West
Sun 20 Oct 19 04:30 The Flying Scot 1957. 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