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Sunday 16th June

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Sunday 16th June

Time Programme Synopsis
02:25 Sierra Baron 1958. Western. Directed by James B. Clark. Stars Brian Keith, Rick Jason & Rita Gam. In 1848, a Californian rancher battles with crooked landgrabbers to protect his large piece of land. [S]
04:05 Look At Life ... Safety? 1965. A look at what is being done to make cars and roads safer to prevent accidents on the roads of Britain.
04:20 The Road to D-Day Great Panjandrums. 2010. War kills people. It also produces more sophisticated ways of doing so, and conversely, inventions that will nullify the new sources of death.
04:55 The Road to D-Day Practice Run. 2010. The disaster of the raid on Dieppe is followed by a rehearsal for D-Day at Slapton Sands, which was interrupted by an onslaught by German E-boats, causing hundreds of deaths.
05:30 The Law & Mr Jones Exit. Created by Sy Gomberg. Stars James Whitmore, Janet De Gore & Conlan Carter. Abraham Jones is an attorney handling white collar cases from star studded clients. (S1, E15)
06:00 Sandokan: Pirate of Malaysia 1964. Action. Director: Umberto Lenzi. Stars Steve Reeves, Jacqueline Sassard & Mimmo Palmara. Sandokan and his team of rebels attempt to stop a British General from forcing the Sultan to resign. [S]
08:10 Star Performance 1955. Drama. Directed by William A. Seiter. Stars George Montgomery, Alan Hale Jr. & Gloria Talbott. Young waitresses at a hotel in the Old West cause problems for a handsome whiskey salesman.
08:45 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. [S]
10:00 One Step Beyond Echo. 1959. Stars John Newland, Ross Martin & Ed Kemmer. When Paul Martin is acquitted the murder of his wife, he moves to the country. However, he begins to have premonitions of his own murder. [S]
10:35 13 East Street 1952. Drama. Directed by Robert Baker. Starring Patrick Holt, Dora Bryan & Michael Balfour. A detective poses as an escaped convict to catch a gang of warehouse robbers. [S]
11:45 Sierra Baron 1958. Western. Directed by James B. Clark. Stars Brian Keith, Rick Jason & Rita Gam. In 1848, a Californian rancher battles with crooked landgrabbers to protect his large piece of land. [S]
13:25 Batman Fine Feathered Finks. 1966. Stars Adam West, Burgess Meredith & Lewis Charles. Disguised as Bruce Wayne, Batman infiltrates the Penguin's umbrella factory in an attempt to track him down. [S]
14:00 Grand National Night 1953. Crime Drama. Directed by Bob McNaught. Stars Nigel Patrick & Moira Lister. A horse trainer's wife unexpectedly dies after a bitter argument, leaving him fearful of being accused of murder. [S]
15:35 Look At Life 1964. Taking a look at Portsmouth, which is no longer the seafaring city it was, with a focus on its changing face.
15:50 Small Hotel 1957. Comedy. Director: David Mcdonald. Stars Gordon Harker, Marie Lohr, John Lode & Billie Whitelaw. At a small hotel, Albert, an aged but shrewd waiter, is a past master at the art of fiddling. [S]
17:00 The Footage Detectives We celebrate Father's with a Cabana chocolate bar! We have a reel of picnic frolics in the 50s, footage of selling old bangers in the 50s and look at scenes of aircraft in Bristol in the 50s/60s. [S]
18:00 Those British Faces 1993. Documentary series that acts as a tribute to the greats of British cinema. This episode focuses on a brilliant tribute to Anna Neagle. [S]
18:35 Piccadilly Incident 1946. War. Director: Herbert Wilcox. Stars Anna Neagle, Michael Wilding, Coral Browne & Edward Rigby. A missing Wren returns from a desert isle and finds her husband has a new wife and son. [S]
20:35 A Lifetime Ago with The Baim Collection ... Baim Collection. Enchanted Cities. 1957. Narrated by Kenneth Macleod. A tour of the beautiful Italian cities of Florence and Venice.
21:00 Crime Story The Prince: The Life and Crimes of Darius Guppy. 1993. Stars James Purefoy & Jo Stone-Fewings. The story of Darius Guppy and his plan to stage a jewellery heist to reclaim insurance money. [S]
22:05 The Halfway House 1944. Drama. Directed by Basil Dearden. Starring Mervyn Johns, Glynis Johns & Tom Walls. A group of travellers, all with something to hide in their past, take shelter from a storm in an old inn. [S]
Monday 17th June

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Monday 17th June

Time Programme Synopsis
00:05 Frances 1982. Biography. Director: Graeme Clifford. Stars Jessica Lange, Jonathan Banks & Bonnie Bartlett. The story of Frances Farmer's rise to fame in Hollywood to the tragic turn of events in her life. [S]
02:55 The Heritage Chart Show with Mike Read A TOTP style TV Show for Heritage Artists based on the Heritage Chart which is voted on in over 80 countries. Songs you love from popular artists, live and on video with the odd interview.
04:00 City Under the Sea 1965. Fantasy. Director. Jacques Tourneur. Stars Vincent Price, Tab Hunter, Susan Hart. A group of people discover an underwater society of smugglers that never age. [S]
05:40 What's On Tonight? A magnificent short film produced by and about the L.C.C. Men's Institute in Battersea, which looks at the various activities on offer, including fitness classes, bee keeping and photography.
06:00 Stagecoach West The Remounts. Western with Wayne Rogers & Robert Bray, who run a stagecoach line in the Old West where they come across a wide variety of killers, robbers and ladies in distress. [S]
07:00 Mrs. Pym of Scotland Yard 1939. Detective Drama. Directed by Fred Elles. Starring Mary Clare, Edward Lexy & Nigel Patrick. A woman detective sets about solving the murder of people who have all frequented the same medium. [S]
08:15 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. [S]
09:35 Live It Up 1963. Featuring music from the likes of Kenny Ball, Gene Vincent and Heinz. A pop film classic from the golden era. Dave (David Hemmings) and his mates are GPO riders who dream of becoming stars. [S]
11:00 Time To Remember Struggle for a Planet. 1964. Narrator: Sir Michael Redgrave. In 1943, occupied Europe is ruled by Nazi puppets. The German's batter against Russia, the British and Americans battle the Japanese. [S]
11:35 The Outer Limits The Mutant. 1964. Stars Larry Pennell, Warren Oates & Walter Burke. A scientist visits a newly located, habitable planet, finding it is ruled by a dangerous human mutant with telepathic powers. [S]
12:40 Abandon Ship! 1957. Adventure. Directed by Richard Sale. Stars Tyrone Power, Mai Zetterling & Lloyd Nolan. After a luxury liner sinks, a group of survivors crowd into a small boat and must fight to stay alive. [S]
14:35 Down to Sussex in 1964 1964. Directed by Kenneth Fairbairn. A charming travelogue of places and events in the South Downs and the Weald.
15:00 The Saint The Miracle Tea Party. 1964. Stars Roger Moore, Fabia Drake & Nanette Newman. The lives of The Saint and a nurse are at stake after they both witness a murder at Waterloo Station. [S]
16:05 Rebecca 1940. Mystery. Directed by Alfred Hitchcock and starring Laurence Olivier, Joan Fontaine and George Sanders. A self-conscious bride is tormented by the memory of her husband's dead first wife. [S]
18:45 Look At Life ... on the Gas. 1966. A captivating look at the methane gas ships that come from the Sahara desert.
19:00 The Footage Detectives Mike and Noel are joined by special guest Hartley Hare, they take a look at 'Make Do and Mend', there's a brilliant lost reel of haulage firms in the 50s and Dame Maureen Lipman has been in touch. [S]
20:00 Enemy At The Door The Polish Affaire.1978. Stars: Alfred Burke, Bernard Horsfall & Emily Richard. Retired diplomat Sir James Prideaux resists Reinicke's efforts to make him divulge British government information. [S]
21:05 Element of Doubt 1996. Thriller. Directed by Christopher Morahan. Stars Nigel Havers, Gina McKee & Judy Parfitt. A woman has doubts about the loyalty of her husband and suspects him of playing a deceitful game. [S]
23:15 Mountains of the Moon 1990. Adventure. Directed by Bob Rafelson. Stars Patrick Bergin, Iain Glen & Richard E. Grant. The legendary story of two explorers and their expedition to locate the source of the Nile river. [S]
Tuesday 18th June

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Tuesday 18th June

Time Programme Synopsis
02:00 Maigret First Class Murder. 1999. Stars Bruno Cremer, Alexandre Brasseur & Veronika Varga. Maigret is called by his nephew, a train inspector, after a man was found dead in a first-class carriage. [S]
03:50 Look At Life 1965. A look at the new jet that can take off like a helicopter, with a focus on the people who evaluate it.
04:00 Justice The Fine Line of Duty. 1974. Stars Margaret Lockwood, John Stone & Anton Rodgers. A chemical leak has taken three victims and a politician friend of Dr. Moody is put in the spotlight.
05:00 The Lloyd Bridges Show Permission Granted. 1962. Lloyd Bridges introduces a news event, either current or the past, discussing its relevance. Stars Jeff Bridges & Dub Taylor. Created by: Aaron Spelling.
05:30 Honey West 1965. Pop Goes The Easel. Classic crime series produced by Aaron Spelling and starring Anne Francis. A famous artist causes problems for Honey and Sam.
06:00 Dusty Ermine 1936. Drama. Directed by Bernard Vorhaus. Starring Margaret Rutherford and Anthony Bushell. Going 'straight' after being in jail, Jim is suspected when forged notes start circulating in the area. [S]
07:45 What's On TPTV With Noel Founder of Talking Pictures TV and one half of the Footage Detectives, Noel Cronin, shares shows and films not be missed throughout June. [S]
08:00 Sherlock Holmes The Case of the Night Train Riddle. 1954. Starring: Ronald Howard, Howard Marion-Crawford & Roberta Haynes. Sherlock is led to a circus after the odd disappearance of a boy on a train. [S]
08:35 Paul Temple's Triumph 1950. Nettlefold Films production directed by Maclean Rogers and starring John Bentley & Dinah Sheridan. Paul Temple is on the hunt for a kidnapped scientist who's invented a secret formula. [S]
10:15 Look At Life ... Babble. 1962. A marvellous look at how the Post Office tower was built and what goes on inside it.
10:30 The 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. [S]
12:00 Worzel Gummidge The Scarecrow Hop. 1979. Stars Jon Pertwee, Una Stubbs & Bill Pertwee. Worzel takes Aunt Sally to the local village dance to cheer her up; problem is, the only dance he knows is the Scarecrow Hop. [S]
12:35 Live Now Pay Later 1962. Drama. Directed by Jay Lewis. Stars Ian Hendry, June Ritchie & John Gregson. The adventures of a devious door to door salesman and his unscrupulous efforts to line his own pockets. [S]
14:45 Convicted 1950. Crime Drama. Directed by Henry Levin. Stars Glenn Ford, Broderick Crawford & Millard Mitchell. A district attorney turned prison warden attempts to help an inmate he prosecuted. [S]
16:35 Final Appointment 1954. Crime. Director Terence Fisher and starring John Bentley. Reporters investigate threats against a retired army officer and discover links to a series of murders that occurred during the war. [S]
17:55 The Beverly Hillbillies Back to Californy. 1963. Stars Irene Ryan, Buddy Ebsen & Nancy Kulp. The Clampetts are going back to Beverly Hills with Pearl and Jethrine, but Jethrine doesn't want to leave her boyfriend behind. [S]
18:30 Scotland Yard 1957. The Mail Van Murder. Directed by John Knight. Starring Hy Hazell, Dennis Castle and Gordon Needham. Supt. Hammond hunts down the boss of a gang that stole a mail van. (S1, E23)
19:05 Capone Investment A Murder Missing. 1974. Thriller. Stars Glyn Owen, Peter Sallis, Isobel Black & John Thaw. An investigation reveals that $4m, belonging to a gangster, may be located in England. (S1, E1)
19:35 Dangerous Assignment The Burma Temple Story. 1951. Stars Brian Donlevy, Elisabeth Fraser & Lillian Molieri. Steve travels to Burma to find out who killed a newspaper correspondent posing as a political refugee. [S]
20:05 Manhunt Intent to Steal. 1970. Stars Alfred Lynch, Peter Barkworth & Peter Welch. Jimmy and Vincent lead a daring raid of the German-controlled metalworks to steal a valuable aircraft component. [S]
21:05 Maigret Maigret and the Seven Little Crosses. 2004. Stars Bruno Cremer, Rémi Martin & Didier Agostini. Maigret's travel plans are interrupted by a strange story about police bollards and another murder. [S]
22:55 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro Tonight, Caroline Munro brings us two films that will have you on the edge of your seat. First, the malevolent killer is back with a new name and a new face in the 1992 feature The Stepfather III. [S]
23:00 The Stepfather III 1992. Horror. Director: Guy Magar. Stars Robert Wightman, Priscilla Barnes & Season Hubley. After escaping from prison and undergoing plastic surgery, the stepfather searches for his next victim. [S]
Wednesday 19th June

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Wednesday 19th June

Time Programme Synopsis
01:05 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro Caroline Munro presents the 1986 horror Night of the Creeps. Written and directed by Fred Dekker, this film pays homage to the American B-movies of the 1950s and 60s. [S]
01:10 Night of the Creeps 1986. Horror. Directed by Fred Dekker. Stars Jason Lively, Tom Atkins & Steve Marshall. Two teens pledging a fraternity accidently thaw out a corpse and unleash deadly space-slugs across campus. [S]
02:50 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro After a night of brilliant horror, it's time to close the doors of the Cellar Club once more, but not before Caroline gives us a glimpse of next week's fantastic films. [S]
02:55 Three Came Home 1950. True story of a woman imprisoned in several Japanese war camps. She struggles to protect her young son. Stars Claudette Colbert.
05:00 Dick Powell Theatre Out Of The Night. Stars Charles McGraw & Feto Scotti. In 1944, a revenge-obsessed pilot bombs a village to kill one man - who escapes.
06:00 Burke's Law Who Killed the Surf Board? 1964. Directed by Don Taylor. Stars Gene Barry, Gary Conway & Regis Toomey. Rising actress and beach queen, Tina Romaine, drops dead after surfing a difficult wave.
07:00 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. [S]
08:30 Look At Life ... Test. 1964. From the village green to Lord's, this film takes a look at the world of cricket to consider the problems it faces.
08:40 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. [S]
10:00 Together 1981. Stars Kathleen Byron, John Burgess, Brian Jameson, Wally Thomas, Annie Leake. No news from Charlene since she left and she's not the only one 'missing'.
10:30 The Buccaneers Conquistador. 1957. Stars Robert Shaw, Roger Delgado & Laurence Herder. A series of attacks are blamed on Dan Tempest and the crew of the Sultana, but Beamish refuses to believe the rumours. [S]
11:05 Third Alibi 1961. Drama. Directed by Montgomery Tully. Starring Laurence Payne, Patricia Dainton. A married composer finds that his affair with his wife's half-sister has resulted in her death. [S]
12:25 Scotland Yard 1954. Late Night Final. Director: Montgomery Tully. Stars Colin Tapley, Terence Yorke & Frank Forsyth. An investigation into Joe Burrage unveils a thrilling tale of the man who died twice! (S1, E6)
13:00 Piccadilly Incident 1946. War. Director: Herbert Wilcox. Stars Anna Neagle, Michael Wilding, Coral Browne & Edward Rigby. A missing Wren returns from a desert isle and finds her husband has a new wife and son. [S]
15:00 Saddle Up! James Stephens has arrived to present this afternoon's fantastic Westerns. First up, is the 1973 comedy western Kid Blue, about an outlaw who attempts to give up the life of crime. [S]
15:05 Kid Blue 1973. Comedy Western. Director: James Frawley. Stars Dennis Hopper, Warren Oates & Peter Boyle. An outlaw tries to go straight but finds it difficult when he is seduced by the wife of his friend. [S]
17:00 Saddle Up! James Stephens presents the next exciting episode of Johnny Ringo, where he finds himself in a spot of trouble when a woman arrives in Velardi claiming to be his wife. [S]
17:05 Johnny Ringo Mrs. Ringo. Directed by Aaron Spelling. Starring Don Durant and Mark Goddard. A woman arrives in Velardi claiming to be Ringo's wife and has a marriage certificate to back up her story. [S]
17:35 Bonanza The Mission. 1960. Stars Dan Blocker, Henry Hull & John Dehner. Hoss befriends Charlie Trent, a man who went from top Army scout to town drunk after he led his troops into a massacre. [S]
18:40 A Symphony Of London A portrait of London life in the late 30s. Insight into travel, trade and traffic with some great scenes of Covent Garden and Piccadilly. All interwoven with a love story between two little dogs.
19:00 Dixon of Dock Green Harry's Back. 1974. Stars Jack Warner, Lee Montague & Jonathan Adams. Harry Simpson is back from Spain. The same Harry whom everyone thinks is wonderful. Everyone except for Andy Crawford. [S]
20:05 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. [S]
21:05 Gideon's Way The Rhyme and the Reason. Stars John Gregson, Alexander Davion and Daphne Anderson. A young man is accused of murdering his unfaithful girlfriend. [S]
22:10 Jekyll and Hyde 1990. Thriller. Directed by David Wickes. Stars Michael Caine, Cheryl Ladd & Joss Ackland. The exciting story of Dr. Henry Jekyll, a tortured scientist whose experiments have hideous consequences.
Thursday 20th June

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Thursday 20th June

Time Programme Synopsis
00:05 The Lone Ranger War Horse. 1949. Stars Jay Silverheels, Clayton Moore & John Hart. The famous war horse Black Cloud is stolen along with Lame Bear’s son. Lone Ranger needs to use all his diplomacy skills. [S]
00:30 Maigret My Friend The Inspector. 1960. Stars Rupert Davies, Ewen Solo & Marian Spencer. A savage murder on the Mediterranean island of Porquerolles provides a change of scene for Inspector Maigret. [S]
01:35 The Undercover Man 1949. Crime Drama. Directed by Joseph H. Lewis. Stars Glenn Ford, Nina Foch & James Whitmore. Treasury Department agent Frank Warren pursues a ruthless mobster who owes millions in back taxes. [S]
03:20 Stop Me Before I Kill 1960. Drama. Director: Val Guest. Stars Claude Dauphin, Diane Cilento & Ronald Lewis. A race car driver enlists the help of a suave psychiatrist after being plagued by dark urges to harm his wife. [S]
05:25 Murder at the Grange 1952. Drama. Directed by Victor M. Gover. Starring Tod Slaughter & Patrick Barr. A private investigator is approached by two old ladies who say they are being terrorised. [S]
06:00 Wings of Danger 1952. Crime. Directed by Terence Fisher. Stars Zachary Scott, Robert Beatty & Naomi Chance. A pilot becomes caught in a web of smuggling and blackmail when his girlfriend's brother goes missing. [S]
07:15 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. [S]
08:45 The Big Day 1960. Drama. Directed by Peter Graham Scott. Stars Donald Pleasence, Andree Melly, Colin Gordon, Harry H. Corbett and Susan Shaw. Three men anticipate a big promotion in a growing company. [S]
09:55 The Farmer's Wife (1941) 1941. Drama. Directed by Leslie Arliss & Norman Lee. Stars Basil Sydney, Wilfrid Lawson, Nora Swinburne. A widowed farmer decides to remarry, but everyone on his list rejects him. [S]
11:30 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. [S]
13:30 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. [S]
15:00 Crown Court Sunset of Arms - Part 1. 1973. Stars Michael Lees, Bernard Brown & James Maxwell. Major Alistair Fitton, a hero of the British campaign in Korea, is suing Professor Harold Pusey for libel. [S]
15:30 Crown Court Sunset of Arms - Part 2. 1973. Stars Bruce Boa, Fredric Abbott & Barry Jackson. There are surprising developments and revelations as the case continues to unfold. [S]
16:00 Crown Court Sunset of Arms - Part 3. 1973. Stars James Maxwell, Pamela Lane & André Van Gyseghem. Was the Major a hero or a coward? It’s time for the jury to decide whether Major Fitton should win his case. [S]
16:30 Danger UXB The Pier. 1979. Stars Anthony Andrews, Judy Geeson & Jeremy Sinden. 347 Section is moving to the coast in preparation for D-Day. Ash also has a Hidden Surprise.
17:35 Death Goes To School 1953. Crime drama with Barbara Murray and Gordon Jackson in the lead role. A rare, old British mystery surrounding a strangulation at a school that needs Scotland Yard to investigate. [S]
18:50 Small Hotel 1957. Comedy. Director: David Mcdonald. Stars Gordon Harker, Marie Lohr, John Lode & Billie Whitelaw. At a small hotel, Albert, an aged but shrewd waiter, is a past master at the art of fiddling. [S]
20:00 The Brothers The Newly Weds. 1974. Stars Julia Goodman, Patrick O'Connell & Jennifer Wilson. Barbara tries to placate her mother after revealing her news. Bill admits to Jennifer that all is not well at home. [S]
21:05 Van der Valk The Rainbow Ends Here. Stars Barry Foster, Michael Latimer & Susan Travers. Van der Valk searches for a teenage girl abducted on her way to a clandestine rendezvous with a married man. [S]
22:10 The Innocent 1993. Drama. Directed by John Schlesinger. Stars Isabella Rossellini & Anthony Hopkins. An engineer is sent to Berlin to help the U.S. spy on the USSR, but he falls for a mysterious local woman.
Friday 21st June

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Friday 21st June

Time Programme Synopsis
00:30 Malice 1993. Thriller. Director: Harold Becker. Stars Alec Baldwin, Nicole Kidman & Bill Pullman. The life of a married couple is severely disrupted after an enigmatic surgeon is invited into their home. [S]
02:40 The Facts of Life 1961. Comedy. Directed by Melvin Frank. Stars Bob Hope, Lucille Ball & Ruth Hussey. When their spouses drop out of their holiday, Larry and Kitty must prepare for the worst: each other's company. [S]
04:45 Night Of The Prowler 1962. Crime Drama. Directed by Francis Searle. When the director of a successful racing company is shot dead, the other directors wonder who is next. Starring Bill Nagy & Patrick Holt. [S]
06:00 No Way Back 1949. Drama. A boxer (Terence de Marney) begins on a downward slide losing his wife and money. A childhood sweetheart helps him but complications set in. [S]
07:30 The Stars Look Down 1939. Directed by Carol Reed. Starring Michael Redgrave and Margaret Lockwood. Davey Fenwick leaves his mining village on a university scholarship intent on returning to better support the miners. [S]
09:25 Crime of Passion 1957. Drama. Directed by Gerd Oswald. Stars Barbara Stanwyck, Sterling Hayden & Raymond Burr. A police detective's ambitious wife will stop at nothing to help advance her husband's career. [S]
11:10 River Beat 1954. Crime drama directed by Guy Green. A radio operator is duped into smuggling diamonds and is caught by Customs Detective Baker (John Bentley). Starring Phyllis Kirk and Bill Nagy. [S]
12:30 The Four Just Men The Deserter. 1959. Stars Jack Hawkins, Richard Johnson & Ronald Howard. A British Army Officer is court martialled for desertion and the young man's mother appeals to Manfred for help. [S]
13:00 Melvyn's Talking Pictures Melvyn Hayes invites you on another nostalgic trip back to the 1930s. There's plenty of glamour in today's film, the 1939 comedy drama Eternally Yours starring the fabulous Loretta Young. [S]
13:10 Eternally Yours 1939. Romantic Drama. Directed by Tay Garnett. Stars Loretta Young, David Niven & Hugh Herbert. A young woman leaves her fiancé for a magician but soon finds that her life is less than magical. [S]
14:55 Melvyn's Talking Pictures After an afternoon of fun with great stars, Melvyn Hayes gets ready to return to the archive to find another batch of hand-picked lost and rare gems from that great decade, the 1930s. [S]
15:05 The Stranger Left No Card 1952. Drama. Directed by Wendy Toye. Stars Alan Badel & Cameron Hall. An odd stranger arrives in a small town and charms the locals with his eccentricities, but is he as harmless as he appears? [S]
15:35 The Bargee 1964. Comedy. Directed by Duncan Wood. Stars Harry H. Corbett, Hugh Griffith & Ronnie Barker. The film charts the course of love of a Casanova who lives and works on the canals, breaking hearts. [S]
17:45 Look At Life ... the Blackboard. 1963. A brilliant look at comprehensive schools and how they differ from the old secondary schools.
18:00 Worzel Gummidge Worzel's Birthday. 1981. Stars Jon Pertwee, Jeremy Austin & Charlotte Coleman. John and Sue arrange a surprise party for Worzel, but Aunt Sally has other plans for a celebration of her own. [S]
18:30 Fireball XL-5 Dangerous Cargo. 1963. Stars David Graham, Paul Maxwell & Sylvia Anderson. The team get permission to destroy a crumbling planet, unaware of the aliens that are waiting for them there.
19:00 The Halfway House 1944. Drama. Directed by Basil Dearden. Starring Mervyn Johns, Glynis Johns & Tom Walls. A group of travellers, all with something to hide in their past, take shelter from a storm in an old inn. [S]
21:00 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro Caroline Munro invites you back into The Cellar Club for a night of chilling films. First up, is the 1983 college based slasher The House on Sorority Row starring Kate McNeill and Eileen Davidson. [S]
21:05 The House on Sorority Row 1983. Horror. Directed by Mark Rosman. Stars Kate McNeil, Eileen Davidson & Janis Ward. Seven sorority sisters become the targets of a ruthless killer after an innocent prank goes horribly wrong. [S]
22:55 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro Caroline continues the night by returning to slasher territory with the 1989 horror Offerings; produced, written and directed by Christopher Reynolds. [S]
23:00 Offerings 1989. Horror. Directed by Christopher Reynolds. Stars Loretta Leigh Bowman & Richard A. Buswell. A young man escapes from a mental institution to get revenge on the bullies who sent him there. [S]
Saturday 22nd June

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Saturday 22nd June

Time Programme Synopsis
00:45 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro Next week there are plenty of secrets, lies and mysteries down here in The Cellar Club, so join Caroline Munro for a peek at the offerings. [S]
00:50 The Cat Burglar 1961. Crime Drama. Directed by William Whitney. Stars Jack Hogan, June Kenney & John Baer. A burglar becomes a valuable target after stealing a briefcase that contains a secret formula. [S]
02:10 Strange Days 1995. Mystery. Directed by Kathryn Bigelow. Stars Ralph Fiennes, Angela Bassett & Juliette Lewis. A former cop turned street hustler is inadvertently caught in a web of murder and betrayal. [S]
05:00 Bonanza Showdown. 1960. Stars Dan Blocker, Ben Cooper & Ray Teal. After a gang robs Virginia City's bank, the youngest member gets a job on the Ponderosa to prevent the sheriff from finding the others. [S]
06:00 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. [S]
07:30 Driving The Train 1959 1959. A fascinating instructional film on driving diesel trains.
07:55 The Beverly Hillbillies Jed Rescues Pearl. 1962. Stars Max Baer Jr., Bea Benaderet & Elvia Allman. The Clampetts are missing their Beverly Hills mansion, but Jed says they have to stay until Pearl wins over Mr. Brewster. [S]
08:30 Runaround 1981. Presented by Mike Reid. Prizes include a calculator, portable radio and a stereo unit. This episode features miniature bikes, penny-farthing & a tug of war team demonstration.
Saturday Morning Pictures
09:00 Batman The Penguin's a Jinx. 1966. Stars Adam West, Lewis Charles & Burgess Meredith. Narrowly escaping a fiery death, Batman and Robin figure out the Penguin's next move is to kidnap a famous actress. [S]
09:30 The Three Musketeers The Master Spy. 1933. Stars Jack Mulhall, Raymond Hatton & John Wayne. Tom and the Three Musketeers find themselves in a perilous situation after attempting to spy on a secret meeting. [S]
09:50 Space Patrol The Wandering Asteroid. 1963. Stars Murray Kash, Libby Morris & Dick Vosburgh. The Galasphere crew accept a dangerous mission to destroy an asteroid heading directly for the Martian capital. [S]
10:20 Mark Saber: A Hatful of Trouble Crime Drama. 1956. Stars Donald Gray, Diana Decker & Dulcie Bowman. A young girl asks Mark Saber to help catch a spy after seeing her stepmother looking at her father's secret work.
10:50 Looney Tunes - Porky's Midnight Matinee ...Cartoon Classics: Porky's Midnight Matinee. 1941. Porky works backstage flipping switches and things while singing and whistling 'You Ought to be in Pictures', but he is stopped by a 'PSST'. [S]
11:00 The Adventures of Robin Hood The Rivals. 1958. Stars Richard Greene, Alan Wheatley & Basil Dignam. The Sheriff of Nottingham creates his own band of outlaws to rival Robin Hood for control of Sherwood Forest. [S]
11:30 The Buccaneers Dead Man's Rock. 1957. Stars Robert Shaw, Richard Pasco & Edwin Richfield. Spaniards attack while the Sultana is beached, and Governor Beamish is kidnapped. Tempest must find a way to rescue him. [S]
12:00 Hawkeye & the Last of the Mohicans Tolliver Gang. 1957. Directed by Sam Newfield. Stars John Hart, Lon Chaney Jr. & John Vernon. Tolliver and his gang of former pirates has kidnapped two women & demanded a ransom of 1000 pounds. [S]
12:30 Colonel March of Scotland Yard The Case of the Lively Ghost. 1956. Stars Boris Karloff, Ewan Roberts. A phony spiritualist believes she's truly summoned a real ghost. [S]
13:00 Plan 9 From Outer Space 1958. Sci-Fi. Aliens resurrect dead humans as zombies and vampires to stop humanity from creating the Solaranite. Director: Edward D & Wood Jr. Starring Gregory Walcott, Tom Keene & Mona McKinnon. [S]
14:35 Hook, Line and Sinker This short film made in the 1950s or early 1960s covers the maiden voyage of the 'Glenstruan', a great line fishing vessel from Aberdeen, to within the Arctic Circle and back again.
15:00 Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons Manhunt. 1967. Stars Paul Maxwell, Janna Hill & Francis Matthews. The hunt is on to apprehend Captain Black, after he inadvertently becomes a radioactive hotspot...
15:35 Went The Day Well? 1942. War. Director: Cavalcanti. Stars: Leslie Banks, Mervyn Johns & Basil Sydney. English villagers stage a fight back when visited by a platoon of german troops. [S]
17:25 Scotland Yard 1953. The Missing Man. Directed by Ken Hughes. Stars Tristan Rawson & Evelyn Moore. The Dream of a Retired Vicar's wife sets police on the trail of a man who has been missing since 1938. (S1, E2)
18:00 In Suspicious Circumstances To Encourage The Others - Have A Drink On Me. 1994. Stars Geoffrey Beevers & James Duggan. The tragic story of a young soldier during WWI and the tale of two lucky pals who made a lifesaving move. [S]
19:00 Dixon of Dock Green A Slight Case of Love. 1975. Stars Jack Warner, Moira Redmond & Peter Hill. A group of eight businessmen want to find Kate Harris. Seven want her locked up, but the eighth has an ulterior motive. [S]
20:00 Budgie Fiddler on The Hoof - Part 2. Stars: Adam Faith, Iain Cuthbertson & Lynn Dalby. Two-part episode in which Budgie's domestic difficulties are complicated by his dad. [S]
21:00 Hero of the Hour 2000. Crime. Directed by David Richards. Stars Ross Kemp, Maggie O'Neill & Julie Armstrong. A security guard becomes a national hero after fending off armed robbers. So why does he feel on edge? [S]
23:05 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre Locker Sixty-Nine. 1962. Directed by Norman Harrison. Stars Eddie Byrne, Paul Daneman & Penelope Horner. A private detective is knocked unconscious after finding the body of his employer. [S]
Sunday 23rd June

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Sunday 23rd June

Time Programme Synopsis
00:15 Spanish Fly 1976. Comedy. Director: Bob Kellett. Stars: Leslie Phillips, Terry-Thomas, Graham Armitage. A businessman is trying to shoot an ad for his company's new line of lingerie when he encounters a rival.
02:00 A Prize of Gold 1955. Adventure. Directed by Mark Robson. Stars Richard Widmark, Mai Zetterling & Nigel Patrick. An American Army sergeant stages a heist to help a beautiful woman and the war orphans in her care. [S]
03:55 Come Back Peter 1952. Comedy. Director: Charles Saunders. Stars Patrick Holt, Peter Hammond, Humphrey Lestocq & Kathleen Boutall. Pandemonium is created in a home when various relatives come to stay. [S]
05:30 The Law & Mr Jones Unbury the Dead. Created by Sy Gomberg. Stars James Whitmore, Janet De Gore & Conlan Carter. Abraham Jones is an attorney handling white collar cases from star studded clients.
06:00 The Riverside Murder 1935. Crime. Directed by Albert Parker. Stars Basil Sydney, Alastair Sim, Judy Gunn & Tom Helmore. Inspector Winton investigates a murder that has occurred shortly before a meeting of financiers. [S]
07:15 The Silent Enemy 1957. Action. Directed by William Fairchild. Stars Laurence Harvey, Dawn Addams & Michael Craig. During WWII, the British must prevent the Italian Navy from attaching mines to their warships. [S]
09:30 A Lifetime Ago with The Baim Collection ... Baim Collection. Playground Spectacular. A film of Blackpool in 1960, with a look at the trams, elephants having a swim and 'Mr Blackpool' Reginald Dixon giving a recital. [S]
10:00 One Step Beyond Front Runner. 1959. Starring: John Newland, Ben Cooper & Walter Burke. Two rival jockeys compete for the top spot, but will an unexpected brush with the supernatural give one of them the edge? [S]
10:35 Murder at the Grange 1952. Drama. Directed by Victor M. Gover. Starring Tod Slaughter & Patrick Barr. A private investigator is approached by two old ladies who say they are being terrorised. [S]
11:10 Count Three and Pray 1955. Western. Directed by George Sherman. Stars Van Heflin, Joanne Woodward & Philip Carey. After the Civil War, a reformed troublemaker returns to a hate-filled town to rebuild their church. [S]
13:15 Look At Life 1963. A fascinating look at the role women play in the police force.
13:25 Batman The Penguin's a Jinx. 1966. Stars Adam West, Lewis Charles & Burgess Meredith. Narrowly escaping a fiery death, Batman and Robin figure out the Penguin's next move is to kidnap a famous actress. [S]
14:00 The Adventures of Robin Hood The Challenge of the Black Knight. 1957. Stars Richard Greene, John Arnatt & Archie Duncan. An outlaw takes his son hunting as a birthday treat, but things go wrong when a knight challenges them. [S]
14:35 Night Boat to Dublin 1946. Drama. Director Lawrence Huntington. Robert Newton stars as Captain David Grant, a British agent who leads an attempt to save scientist Professor Hansen (Martin Miller) from the Nazis. [S]
16:30 British Rails Are Long and Fast 1969. Directed by Bob Privett. Intended as a sales tool for manufacturers, this short film details the production, installation and maintenance for long welded track in use on British Railways.
17:00 The Footage Detectives We go back to a Midlands Car Factory in the 60s with Minis, Daimlers and Vauxhalls! Then we're off to Torquay in the 50s, we relive all the fun of the fayre in the 60s, and who remembers Splendo? [S]
18:00 Those British Faces 1993. Documentary series that acts as a tribute to the greats of British cinema. This episode focuses on a remarkable tribute to Dennis Price. [S]
18:30 The Thirty Nine Steps 1978. Crime. Director: Don Sharp. Stars Robert Powell, Karen Dotrice, David Warner & John Mills. An engineer attempts to prevent Prussian agents from executing a political assassination. [S]
20:30 A Lifetime Ago with The Baim Collection ... Baim Collection. This is Alsace. 1960. Alsace-Lorraine is well known as a winegrowing region; this film takes a look at the vineyards and at some of the less well-known sights in the locality.
21:00 Crime Story The Lady's Man. 1993. Stars Freda Dowie, Mark McGann & John Shrapnel. A compelling dramatisation of the case of the infamous serial killer Archibald Hall, otherwise known as the 'Monster Butler'. [S]
22:05 The Wrong Arm Of the Law 1963. Comedy. Director: Cliff Owen. Stars Peter Sellers, Lionel Jeffries, Bernard Cribbins & Nanette Newman. A gangster learns of a traitor in his midst and makes a deal with the police.
23:55 Love, Cheat and Steal 1993. Thriller. Director: William Curran. Stars John Lithgow, Eric Roberts & Madchen Amick. After leaving prison, a man infiltrates his ex-wife and her husband's lives with a plan for vengeance. [S]
Monday 24th June

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Monday 24th June

Time Programme Synopsis
01:50 The Heritage Chart Show with Mike Read A TOTP style TV Show for Heritage Artists based on the Heritage Chart which is voted on in over 80 countries. Songs you love from popular artists, live and on video with the odd interview.
02:55 Personal Column 1947. Mystery. Director: Douglas Sirk. Stars George Sanders, Lucille Ball & Charles Coburn. British police hunt for a serial killer who lures his female victims through newspaper advertisements. [S]
05:00 The Body Vanished 1939. Drama. Directed by Walter Tennyson. Starring Anthony Hulme, C. Denier Warren & Ernest Sefton. This murder mystery poses the dilemma of a vanishing corpse. [S]
06:00 Stagecoach West House of Violence. Western with Wayne Rogers & Robert Bray, who run a stagecoach line in the Old West where they come across a wide variety of killers, robbers and ladies in distress. [S]
07:00 Meet Mr Callaghan 1954. Crime drama directed by Charles Saunders. Private detective Slim Callaghan (Derrick De Marney) is hired to find out why a rich uncle changed his will. [S]
08:45 What's On TPTV With Noel Founder of Talking Pictures TV and one half of the Footage Detectives, Noel Cronin, shares shows and films not be missed at the end of June and the beginning of July. [S]
08:55 The Curse of the Wraydons 1946. Horror. A young captain, after participating in a duel, becomes the suspect in a series of killings near Epping Forest. Directed by Victor M Gover. Starring Tod Slaughter & Bruce Seton. [S]
10:50 Look At Life 1966. A fascinating look at the teaching machine, the educational box of tricks which is being used in many different ways.
11:00 Time To Remember The Path to Rome. 1964. Narrated by Carlo Ricono. An overview of World War II events in Italy from 1943 to 1944, including the Italian Campaign and the fall of Mussolini. [S]
11:35 The Outer Limits The Guests. 1964. Stars Geoffrey Horne, Nellie Burt & Vaughn Taylior. A drifter enters an eerie house occupied by an unusual group, but when he discovers what the house really is, can he escape? [S]
12:40 Cannon for Cordoba 1970. Western. Director: Paul Wendkos. Stars George Peppard, Giovanna Ralli & Raf Vallone. A band of misfits is led into Mexican territory to destroy six cannons stolen by savage revolutionaries. [S]
14:45 Look At Life 1960. During its long history the Tower of London has been an impenetrable fortress, a royal palace and a bloody prison. It is now a top tourist attraction, with nearly 2 million visitors a year.
15:00 The Saint Lida. 1964. Stars Roger Moore, Erica Rogers & Jeanne Moody. In the Bahamas, Simon's friend is convinced her sister is being blackmailed. Will he be able to find the culprit before it's too late? [S]
16:05 San Ferry Ann 1965. Comedy. Director: Jeremy Summers. Stars Wilfred Brambell, David Lodge, Joan Sims & Barbara Windsor. Sound effect comedy about the misadventures of a group of tourists on a trip to France.
17:10 Green For Danger 1947. Thriller. Director: Sidney Gilliat. Stars Trevor Howard, Sally Gray & Rosamund John. Against a background of bombing raids, a series of murders take place in a hospital during WW2. [S]
19:00 The Footage Detectives We look at Stratford Upon Avon in the late 1940s, a brilliant 1950s love story in Saltzburg, there's more from the lost reel of the real Hell Drivers and who remembers Penny Arrow Toffee bars? [S]
20:00 Enemy At The Door Officers of the Law.1978. Stars: Alfred Burke, Bernard Horsfall & Emily Richard. Kluge is anxious to clamp down on the island's black-market activities and enlists the reluctant aid of police. [S]
21:05 Hero of the Hour 2000. Crime. Directed by David Richards. Stars Ross Kemp, Maggie O'Neill & Julie Armstrong. A security guard becomes a national hero after fending off armed robbers. So why does he feel on edge? [S]
23:10 Spring and Port Wine 1970. Drama. Director: Peter Hammond. Stars James Mason, Diana Coupland, Hannah Gordon. A stern father and lenient mother try to deal with the ups and downs of their four children's lives. [S]
Tuesday 25th June

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Tuesday 25th June

Time Programme Synopsis
01:10 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.
02:00 Maigret Maigret Sees Double. 1999. Stars Bruno Cremer, Laure Duthilleul & Aladin Reibel. Maigret investigates the death of an ordinary accountant and discovers surprising information along the way. [S]
03:50 What's On TPTV With Noel Founder of Talking Pictures TV and one half of the Footage Detectives, Noel Cronin, shares shows and films not be missed at the end of June and the beginning of July. [S]
04:00 Justice It's Always a Gamble. 1974. Stars Margaret Lockwood, Alun Armstrong & Rex Arundel. Harriet helps a young woman who neglected her nanny job and Elliott argues for a worker disabled by negligence.
05:00 The Lloyd Bridges Show Gentleman in Blue. 1962. Lloyd Bridges introduces a news event, either current or the past, discussing its relevance. Stars Jeff Bridges & Dub Taylor. Created by: Aaron Spelling.
05:30 Honey West 1965. Little Green Robin Hood. Classic crime series produced by Aaron Spelling and starring Anne Francis. Honey and Sam investigate a burglar who is working the rich part of town.
06:00 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. [S]
07:45 Look At Life 1967. A brilliant film which takes a look at the dry cleaning business.
08:00 Sherlock Holmes The Case of the Neurotic Detective. 1955. Starring Ronald Howard, Howard Marion-Crawford & Archie Duncan. Watson begins to believe that Holmes is a criminal mastermind, but not all is as it seems. [S]
08:35 Topper Returns 1941. Mystery. Directed by Roy Del Ruth. Stars Joan Blondell, Roland Young & Carole Landis. A young woman returns as a ghost after being murdered and seeks help from Topper to find the killer. [S]
10:20 Derby Day 1952. Drama. Directed by Herbert Wilcox. Stars Anna Neagle, Michael Wilding & Googie Withers. On the morning of the Epsom Derby, a disparate group of people prepare to go to the races. [S]
12:00 Worzel Gummidge Worzel And The Saucy Nancy. 1980. Stars Jon Pertwee, Myrtle Devenish & Barbara Windsor. Worzel stows away on the village coach outing to the seaside and once there he meets Saucy Nancy. [S]
12:35 Desert Sands 1955. Action. Directed by Lesley Selander. Stars Ralph Meeker, Marla English & J. Carrol Naish. Legionnaires must deal with an uprising in North Africa but are captivated by an Arabian princess. [S]
14:20 Man In The Moon 1960. Comedy. Directed by Basil Dearden and starring Kenneth More, Shirley Anne Field and Michael Hordern. Scientists are looking for the perfect man to send to the moon. [S]
16:20 What's On TPTV With Noel Founder of Talking Pictures TV and one half of the Footage Detectives, Noel Cronin, shares shows and films not be missed at the end of June and the beginning of July. [S]
16:30 Crow Hollow 1952. Drama. Director: Michael McCarthy. Stars Natasha Parry & Donald Houston. In a spooky mansion, one of three sinister spinsters tries to poison her nephew's wife to steal a large inheritance. [S]
17:50 Cinebox Memories Mr Acker Bilk and his Paramount Jazz Band perform the fantastic 1962 song Gotta See Baby Tonight.
17:55 The Beverly Hillbillies Jed's Dilemma. 1963. Stars Buddy Ebsen, Irene Ryan & Bea Benaderet. Granny and Cousin Pearl fight over who's going to take care of the cooking and the house, leading Jed to step in. [S]
18:30 Scotland Yard 1957. The Tyburn Case. Director: David Paltenghi. Stars John Warwick, Patricia Marmont and Howard Marion Crawford. Supt. Reynolds suspects a lawyer drowned a widow for the insurance money. (S1, E24)
19:05 Capone Investment The Grass Is Greener. 1974. Thriller. Stars Glyn Owen, Peter Sallis, Isobel Black & John Thaw. an investigation reveals that $4m of a gangster's gains may be located in England. (S1, E2)
19:35 Dangerous Assignment The Sunflower Seed Story. 1951. Stars Brian Donlevy, Edgar Barrier & Steven Geray. Steve travels to South America to clear an American citizen accused of murdering the head of a political party. [S]
20:05 Manhunt The Train May Be Late. 1970. Stars Peter Barkworth, Cyd Hayman & Patrick Kavanagh. Vincent, Nina and Adelaide attempt to escape Bordeaux and embark on a highly dangerous train journey. [S]
21:05 Maigret Maigret at the Etoile du Nord. 2004. Stars Bruno Cremer, Lizzie Brocheré & Catherine Ferran. Maigret is called to the hotel Etoile du Nord where a salesman has been stabbed in the back. [S]
22:55 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro Caroline Munro welcomes all Cellar Dwellers back into the club tonight. Firstly, is the 1987 thriller horror The Believers, directed by cinema legend John Schlesinger and starring Martin Sheen. [S]
23:00 The Believers 1987. Horror. Director: John Schlesinger. Stars Martin Sheen, Helen Shaver & Harley Cross. A recently widowed psychiatrist becomes involved in the investigation of a series of ritualistic murders. [S]
Wednesday 26th June

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Wednesday 26th June

Time Programme Synopsis
01:15 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro Get your scuba diving gear on and prepare for some underwater adventures as Caroline Munro introduces the 1977 adventure The Deep, written by the author of Jaws, Peter Benchley. [S]
01:20 The Deep 1977. Adventure. Director: Peter Yates. Stars Jacqueline Bisset, Nick Nolte & Robert Shaw. In Bermuda, two amateur treasure-hunters run into criminals when uncovering a WWII treasure. [S]
03:50 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro Before we close the doors of The Cellar Club for one more week Caroline Munro lets us in on next week's offerings. [S]
03:55 The Killer is Loose 1956. Crime Drama. Director: Budd Boetticher. Stars Joseph Cotten, Rhonda Fleming & Wendell Corey. A crazed convict escapes prison to seek revenge on the detective who accidently killed his wife. [S]
05:25 Sherlock Holmes The Case of Lady Beryl. 1954. Starring: Ronald Howard, Howard Marion-Crawford & Paulette Goddard. Lady Beryl confesses to a murder, but Sherlock Holmes is convinced that she didn't do it. [S]
06:00 Burke's Law Who Killed Vaudeville? 1964. Directed by Gene Nelson. Stars Gene Barry, Gary Conway & Regis Toomey. A number of vaudeville old-timers are among the suspects after the death of a comedian.
07:00 Private Information 1952. Drama starring Jill Esmond, Jack Watling, Carol Marsh and Gerard Heinz. Charlotte suspects that the council is corrupt and building defective drains that could cause public health issues. [S]
08:20 Kill Her Gently 1957. Thriller. Directed by Charles Saunders. Stars Griffith Jones, Maureen Connell & Marc Lawrence. Two convicts who escape prison are picked up by a motorist who helps them on the run. [S]
09:50 Look At Life 1967. A compelling look at the evening papers and how science is helping them to cut costs.
10:00 Together 1981. Stars Frances Cuka, Kathleen Byron, John Burgess, Brian Jameson, Wally Thomas. Mrs Webber has a visit from her sister Marge who's come looking for Charlene.
10:30 The Buccaneers Mother Doughty's Crew. 1957. Stars Robert Shaw, Ena Burrill & Anna Walmsley. A series of pirate raids puts Tempest under pressure, and he has to dispel rumours his own crew are behind the attacks. [S]
11:05 Hell Drivers 1957. Drama. Director C. Raker Endfield. 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. [S]
13:10 Treasure Island 1972. Adventure. Directors: John Hough, Andrea Bianchi & Antonio Margheriti. Stars Orson Welles, Lionel Stander & Kim Burfield. Young Jim Hawkins has a map to a pirate's buried treasure. [S]
15:00 Saddle Up! There's outlaw's galore in this afternoon's edition of Saddle Up! First, James Stephens introduces the 1954 western The Outlaw's Daughter, directed by Wesley Barry. [S]
15:05 The Outlaw's Daughter 1954. Western. Directed by Wesley Barry. Stars Bill Williams, Kelly Ryan & Jim Davis. The 'outlaw's daughter', Kate Dalton, is led astray by the man who killed her father and joins his gang. [S]
16:40 Saddle Up! James Stephens presents the next fantastic episode of Johnny Ringo, where a Russian violinist is targeted by members of his country's secret police - but can Johnny help? [S]
16:45 Johnny Ringo The Assassins. Directed by Aaron Spelling. A Russian violinist takes up residence in Velardi but refuses Johnny's offer of assistance when members of his country's secret police arrive. [S]
17:20 Look At Life 1966. A tale of two cities, looking at the ways in which Paris and London have set about cleaning up their appearance.
17:30 Bonanza Badge Without Honour. 1960. Stars Pernell Roberts, Dan Duryea & Fred Beir. A deputy U.S. Marshal arrives to escort a man to California to testify against a gang, but can he be trusted? [S]
18:35 Sam's Song A fantastic short film featuring a story with Dame Maureen Lipman and a host of other British stars.
19:00 Dixon of Dock Green Sounds. 1974. Stars Jack Warner, Marion Lines & Lyn Doyle. A child's voice on the phone and some background noise is all the Dock Green police have to lead them to the scene of a crime. [S]
20:05 The Human Jungle 14 Ghosts. 1963. Stars Herbert Lom. Lady Shaw, wife of a high court judge, is caught stealing in a department store. Guest stars Andre Morrell and Avice Landon. [S]
21:05 Gideon's Way The Nightlifers. Stars Derek Fowlds, John Gregson, Alexander Davion and Daphne Anderson. A group of rich young people go from endless parties aboard a houseboat to violent crimes in the city. [S]
22:10 Full Moon in Blue Water 1988. Drama. Directed by Peter Masterson. Stars Gene Hackman, Teri Garr & Burgess Meredith. A lonely widower with a failing bar encounters a bus driver who is determined to turn it all around. [S]
Thursday 27th June

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Thursday 27th June

Time Programme Synopsis
00:05 Families Of The World - Glimpses 1977. An educational introduction to 70s England. Meet the Newton family in Leeds and see Baim School & Elland Road. We also visit York, London & the Lake District. Ending in a brief look at Scotland.
00:30 Maigret The Mistake. 1960. Stars Rupert Davies, Ewen Solon & Helen Shingler. Professor Gouin, a brilliant surgeon, but a man that 'does not know what makes people tick' is caught in the drama of murder. [S]
01:35 The Last Page 1952. Drama. Director Terence Fisher. Stars Diana Dors, Marguerite Chapman & Raymond Huntley. A bookstore owner becomes entangled in blackmail and murder after making a pass at his new clerk. [S]
03:15 Death Race 2000 1975. Sci-fi Action. Directed by Paul Bartel. Stars David Carradine & Sylvester Stallone. In a dystopian future, entertainment comes in the form of a brutally violent race across the country.
04:45 Inside The Room 1935. Crime Drama. Directed by Leslie Hiscott of Mr. Pastry fame. Austin Trevor plays French sleuth, Pierre Santos, solving a series of murders. [S]
06:00 Cloak Without Dagger 1956. Thriller. Director: Joseph Sterling. Stars Philip Friend, Mary Mackenzie & Leslie Dwyer. During WW2, a Major misses out on the capture of a spy. Years later, the truth is revealed. [S]
07:20 What's On TPTV With Noel Founder of Talking Pictures TV and one half of the Footage Detectives, Noel Cronin, shares shows and films not be missed at the end of June and the beginning of July. [S]
07:30 The Cat 1966. Adventure. Directed by Ellis Kadison. Stars Roger Perry, Peggy Ann Garner & Barry Coe. A boy lost in the mountains and fleeing a merciless poacher, befriends a wildcat on the loose. [S]
09:10 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. [S]
10:45 Look At Life 1966. This film looks at the work of the modern London Fire Brigade - its manpower, equipment and outstandingly efficient communications system.
10:55 Eagles Over London 1969. War Drama. Directed by Enzo G. Castellari. Stars Frederick Stafford, Van Johnson & Francisco Rabal. A German undercover unit attempts to disrupt RAF operations during the Battle of Britain. [S]
13:10 The Ghost Goes West 1935. Comedy. Directed by René Clair. Stars Robert Donat, Jean Parker & Elsa Lanchester. A haunted Scottish castle is sold, dismantled and transported to Florida, bringing the ghost along with it. [S]
14:50 Look At Life 1967. A spectacular look at the changing face of London's Piccadilly, both above and below ground.
15:00 Crown Court Persimmons and Dishwashers - Part 1. 1973. Stars Charles Keating, Harry Fowler & Harry Landis. Fulchester's notorious Curl brothers are accused of demanding money with menaces and GBH. [S]
15:30 Crown Court Persimmons and Dishwashers - Part 2. 1973. Stars Edward Jewesbury, Michael Turner & Barbara Young. Witnesses take to the stand as the case continues. Will more be unveiled about the Curl brothers? [S]
16:00 Crown Court Persimmons and Dishwashers - Part 3. 1973. Stars Harry Fowler, Ron Pember & Harry Landis. The case draws towards its end, but what will the outcome be for George and Arnold Curl? [S]
16:30 Danger UXB With Love from Adolf. 1979. Stars Anthony Andrews, Judy Geeson & Iain Cuthbertson. Are Ash's injuries too much to overcome - or is it depression over the many lives lost?
17:35 Went The Day Well? 1942. War. Director: Cavalcanti. Stars: Leslie Banks, Mervyn Johns & Basil Sydney. English villagers stage a fight back when visited by a platoon of german troops. [S]
19:25 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)
20:00 The Brothers Suspicions. 1974. Stars Richard Easton, Jean Anderson & Gabrielle Drake. Brian travels to Dover to look at sites for a new depot. Julie's presence creates tension in David and Jill's marriage. [S]
21:05 Van der Valk Enemy. Stars Barry Foster, Joanna Dunham & Nigel Stock. When Van der Valk and his wife Arlette receive death threats, the detective finds himself looking for a mysterious Enemy. [S]
22:10 Dead Man Out 1989. Crime Drama. Director: Richard Pearce. Stars Danny Glover, Rubén Blades & Samuel L. Jackson. A psychiatrist is sent to evaluate if a convicted murderer is still mentally fit to be executed. [S]
23:50 Play Dirty 1969. War. Director: André De Toth. Stars Michael Caine, Nigel Davenport & Nigel Green. A fuel expert is ordered to guide a tough band of convicts across the desert to destroy an enemy fuel depot. [S]
Friday 28th June

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Friday 28th June

Time Programme Synopsis
02:10 Fighting Man of the Plains 1949. Western. Stars Randolph Scott, Bill Williams & Victor Jory. Jim Dancer, one of Quantrill's Raiders, stages attacks on Kansas on behalf of the fallen Confederacy. [S]
04:00 Lost Hours 1952. Crime drama filmed at Denham Studios. Starring Mark Stevens, Jean Kent, John Bentley and Thora Hird. An American test pilot is framed for killing a wartime comrade. [S]
05:30 Four Star Playhouse 1955. Drama. Directed by Roy Kellino. Stars Dick Powell, Jean Willes & Herb Vigran. Dante runs into an old flame who reveals that the party she's with want to rob the place, but can he stop them?
06:00 Glad Tidings 1953. Drama. Colonel's adult children object to him marrying an American widow. Starring Barbara Kelly and Raymond Huntley. [S]
07:20 Setting Up Home A fascinating reel promoting the government grant for getting a bathroom into your home, featuring some very famous faces.
07:40 I'll Turn To You 1946. Starring Irene Handl. A returning soldier finds readjusting to married life and civvy street very difficult. Stars Don Stannard & Terry Randall. [S]
09:35 Delayed Flight 1964. Thriller. Directed by Tony Young & Michael Luckwell. Stars Neal Arden, Jessie Barclay & Helen Cherry. Two airplane passengers take on the mission of a secret agent after he is murdered. [S]
10:50 Battle Taxi 1955. Drama. Directed by Herbert L. Strock. Stars Sterling Hayden, Arthur Franz & Marshall Thompson. A hotshot jet pilot must learn how to be a team player after joining a helicopter rescue squad. [S]
12:30 The Four Just Men Dead Man's Switch. 1959. Stars Richard Conte, Richard Pasco & Bill Nagy. Ryder steps in after a young Puerto Rican is injured in a brawl and his father decides to take the law into his own hands. [S]
13:00 Further Up The Creek 1958. Comedy. Directed by Val Guest. Stars David Tomlinson, Shirley Eaton & Frankie Howerd. On the final voyage of HMS Aristotle, the captain must deal with an opportunistic crew. [S]
14:50 The Card 1952. Comedy. Director: Ronald Neame. Stars Alec Guinness, Glynis Johns & Valerie Hobson. A man finds ways to rise through the ranks in business and social standing, some honest, some not. [S]
16:40 The Wrong Arm Of the Law 1963. Comedy. Director: Cliff Owen. Stars Peter Sellers, Lionel Jeffries, Bernard Cribbins & Nanette Newman. A gangster learns of a traitor in his midst and makes a deal with the police.
18:30 Fireball XL-5 Mystery of the TA2. 1963. Stars Paul Maxwell & John Bluthal. The crew find the wreck of a rocket that exploded 50 years ago. Assuming the pilot is alive, the team travel to an icy planet to find him.
19:05 The Black Hole 1979. Sci-fi. Director: Gary Nelson. Stars Maximilian Schell, Anthony Perkins, Robert Forster. Space explorers delve into a mystery after finding a long-lost spaceship at the edge of a black hole.
21:00 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro The brilliant Caroline Munro is back to host another evening in The Cellar Club. The first offering tonight will make your skin crawl, as Caroline presents the sci-fi horror They Nest. [S]
21:05 They Nest 2000. Horror. Directed by Ellory Elkayem. Stars Thomas Calabro, Dean Stockwell & John Savage. A doctor must convince the residents of an island that there is an infestation of deadly cockroaches. [S]
22:55 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro A mind boggling mystery awaits in the second offering of the night. Caroline Munro introduces the 2002 mystery thriller Disappearance, starring Susan Dey and Harry Hamlin. [S]
23:00 Disappearance 2002. Mystery. Director: Walter Klenhard. Stars Harry Hamlin, Susan Dey, Basia A'Hern. While travelling through Nevada, a family stumbles upon a ghost town and make a series of grisly discoveries. [S]
Saturday 29th June

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Saturday 29th June

Time Programme Synopsis
00:50 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro Caroline Munro takes a look at the interesting pair of films coming up next week. [S]
00:55 Village of the Giants 1965. Fantasy. Directed by Bert I. Gordon. Stars Tommy Kirk, Johnny Crawford & Beau Bridges. A group of teens grow into giants after eating a boy genius's invention and decide to terrorise a town. [S]
02:35 Music Box 1989. Drama. Director: Costa-Gavras. Stars Jessica Lange, Armin Mueller-Stahl & Frederic Forrest. A lawyer defends her father accused of war crimes but begins to have doubts the more she uncovers. [S]
05:00 Bonanza The Mission. 1960. Stars Dan Blocker, Henry Hull & John Dehner. Hoss befriends Charlie Trent, a man who went from top Army scout to town drunk after he led his troops into a massacre. [S]
06:00 The Ghost Camera 1933. Crime drama with Henry Kendall, Ida Lupino (her first full feature) and one of John Mills' early films. A lost camera contains a photo of a murder. [S]
07:20 A Lifetime Ago with The Baim Collection ... Baim Collection. SS France. In 1973 the ship was the world's largest afloat - the longest ever built at the time. This captivating film follows a sailing from Southampton to New York.
07:55 The Beverly Hillbillies Back to Californy. 1963. Stars Irene Ryan, Buddy Ebsen & Nancy Kulp. The Clampetts are going back to Beverly Hills with Pearl and Jethrine, but Jethrine doesn't want to leave her boyfriend behind. [S]
08:30 Black Saddle 1959. Client: Travers. Western with Peter Breck. After his brothers are killed in a shootout, a gunfighter decides to hang up his guns and uphold the law by becoming a lawyer.
Saturday Morning Pictures
09:00 Batman The Joker is Wild. 1966. Stars Adam West, Dick Curtis & Cesar Romero. The Joker has escaped from prison and plots to design his own utility belt to combat the Caped Crusader. [S]
09:30 The Three Musketeers Pirates of the Desert. 1933. Stars Raymond Hatton, John Wayne & Creighton Chaney. Tom attempts to deliver a letter clearing him of murder to Colonel Duval, but he is pursued by El Shaitan's men. [S]
09:50 Space Patrol The Dark Planet. 1963. Stars Dick Vosburgh, Libby Morris & Ronnie Stevens. Professor Haggerty and his daughter Cassiopeia are baffled by a plant sample from Uranus with a mind of its own! [S]
10:20 That's An Order 1954. Family. Directed by John Irwin. Stars Peter Butterworth. Short comedy film about an inefficient grocer's boy and his passion for eating. [S]
10:45 Joining the Youth Club In 1942 - Glimpses Glimpses: Directed by Stanley Irving. An education film on the benefits of joining your local youth club in the 40s. [S]
11:00 The Adventures of Robin Hood The Profiteer. 1958. Stars Richard Greene, Gordon Jackson & Barbara Archer. Robin Hood comes to the rescue when a large area of failed grain crops leave villagers starving with nowhere to turn. [S]
11:30 The Buccaneers Blood Will Tell. 1957. Stars Robert Shaw, Dawson France & John Dearth. The trader's estate, Gresham Island, is in jeopardy. A lawyer arrives at the colony in search of the last remaining heir. [S]
12:00 Hawkeye & the Last of the Mohicans 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. [S]
12:30 Colonel March of Scotland Yard Death in the Dressing Room. 1956. Stars Boris Karloff, Ewan Roberts. A call for help during a Javanese dance is the clue that Colonel March needs to prove a faulty alibi. [S]
13:00 Invaders from Mars 1953. Sci-fi. Directed by William Cameron Menzies. Stars Helena Carter, Arthur Franz & Jimmy Hunt. A boy learns that aliens are taking over people's minds. Can he help them before it's too late? [S]
14:40 Look At Life 1967. A fascinating look at the increasing mechanisation of hop picking.
15:00 Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons Avalanche. 1967. Stars Francis Matthews, Cy Grant & Jeremy Wilkin. When the Frost Line Outer Space Defence System is threatened, Captain Scarlet and Lieutenant Green are sent to investigate.
15:35 Batman 1966. Action. Directed by Leslie Martinson. Stars Adam West, Burt Ward & Lee Meriwether. Catwoman, the Joker, the Penguin and the Riddler join forces to dispose of Batman and Robin. [S]
17:45 Look At Life 1965. A riveting look at why more things are being transported by road than by train.
18:00 In Suspicious Circumstances The Silent Witness - The Great Romancer. 1996. Stars Jeremy Clyde & Samantha Bond. The study of a serial bigamist who stood accused of murder and two friends whose quarrelling ended in death. [S]
19:00 Dixon of Dock Green Conspiracy. 1975. Stars Jack Warner, Andrew Burt, Pat Ashton & Jon Laurimore. Dixon and Crawford face a dilemma when they find a PC liaising with a suspected criminal. [S]
20:00 Budgie Sunset mansions. Stars: Adam Faith, Iain Cuthbertson & Lynn Dalby. Budgie joins the world of show business after meeting Janey and Denzil. [S]
21:05 Hunting Venus 1999. Comedy. Directed by and stars Martin Clunes. Also featuring Neil Morrissey & Jane Horrocks. A one-hit-wonder 1980s band are forced against their will to re-form for one last performance. [S]
23:10 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre The Death Trap. 1962. Directed by John Moxey. Stars Albert Lieven, Barbara Shelley & Mercy Haystead. Carol Haisten discovers her sister withdrew £7,000 before she died. It is now missing. [S]
Sunday 30th June

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Sunday 30th June

Time Programme Synopsis
00:20 A Kiss Before Dying 1956. Drama. Directed by Gerd Oswald. Stars Robert Wagner, Jeffrey Hunter & Virginia Leith. A college boy obsessed with wealth will stop at nothing to gain the inheritance of a young heiress. [S]
02:15 Magic 1978. Thriller. Directed by Richard Attenborough and starring Anthony Hopkins. A magician's assistant falls prey to the power of his own act. [S]
04:25 Dick Powell Theatre Crazy Sunday. Starring David Niven. Tyro screenwriter Joel Coles makes a fool of himself at a Hollywood party, and finds out a few hard truths about life in the movie business.
05:30 The Law & Mr Jones The End Justifies the End. Created by Sy Gomberg. Stars James Whitmore, Janet De Gore & Conlan Carter. Abraham Jones is an attorney handling white collar cases from star studded clients.
06:00 Love In High Gear 1932. Romantic Comedy. Directed by Frank R. Strayer. Stars Harrison Ford, Alberta Vaughn & Tyrell Davis. A young couple planning to elope are overheard by a jewel thief who sees an opportunity. [S]
07:15 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. [S]
08:50 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. [S]
10:00 One Step Beyond The Riddle. 1959. Stars Warren Stevens, Bethel Leslie & Barry Atwater. On a trip through India, a married couple encounters a beggar who seems to be different from all the others they have seen. [S]
10:35 What's On TPTV With Noel Founder of Talking Pictures TV and one half of the Footage Detectives, Noel Cronin, shares shows and films not be missed at the end of June and the beginning of July. [S]
10:45 The Undefeated 1969. Western. Director: Andrew V. McLaglen. Stars John Wayne, Rock Hudson & Antonio Aguilar. An ex-union army officer and his confederate counterpart join forces to fight Mexican revolutionaries. [S]
13:05 Look At Life 1967. A captivating look at how the headquarters of NATO was moved out of France and re-established in Belgium.
13:25 Batman The Joker is Wild. 1966. Stars Adam West, Dick Curtis & Cesar Romero. The Joker has escaped from prison and plots to design his own utility belt to combat the Caped Crusader. [S]
14:00 The Adventures of Robin Hood The Rivals. 1958. Stars Richard Greene, Alan Wheatley & Basil Dignam. The Sheriff of Nottingham creates his own band of outlaws to rival Robin Hood for control of Sherwood Forest. [S]
14:35 Talkies: Michael Craig Exclusive interview with Michael Craig actor and writer known for his lead roles on both screen and stage.
14:50 Sea of Sand 1958. War. Guy Green. Stars Richard Attenborough, Michael Craig & John Gregson. The Long Range Desert Group go on an expedition through North Africa to destroy a huge Nazi fuel dump. [S]
16:50 Look At Life 1966. A glimpse into the practices of Scotland Yard's Murder Squad as they go about their job.
17:00 The Footage Detectives We have a fascinating reel of The Good Old Compton Organ, uncover a film of a soldier on leave in WWII, there's a reel for trolley bus fans, we look at Listers Nut Rings and who remembers Gun Gum? [S]
18:00 Those British Faces 1993. Documentary series that acts as a tribute to the greats of British cinema. This episode focuses on a fantastic tribute to James Robertson Justice. [S]
18:35 Genevieve 1953. Comedy. Director Henry Cornelius. Stars Kenneth More, Dinah Sheridan and Kay Kendall. Alan and Ambrose are not going to let friendship get in the way of winning the London to Brighton rally. [S]
20:15 Look At Life 1966. An interesting look at model planes and how they are used for work as well as play.
20:30 A Lifetime Ago with The Baim Collection ... Baim Collection. This is Guernsey. 1963. A fascinating tour of the second largest of the Channel Islands situated between England and France. [S]
21:00 Crime Story A Terrible Coldness. 1993. Stars Mark Womack, Chrissie Cotterill & Arthur Cox. The tale of Graham Young, a man whose obsession with poison had devastating consequences for all around him. [S]
22:05 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. [S]
Monday 1st July

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Monday 1st July

Time Programme Synopsis
00:05 The Heritage Chart Show with Mike Read A TOTP style TV Show for Heritage Artists based on the Heritage Chart which is voted on in over 80 countries. Songs you love from popular artists, live and on video with the odd interview.
01:10 The Night Holds Terror 1955. Crime. Director: Andrew Stone. Stars Jack Kelly, Hildy Parks & Vince Edwards. Based on a true story, a family are taken hostage and terrorised by a group of hitchhikers demanding a ransom. [S]
02:55 Falstaff: Chimes at Midnight 1965. Drama/Comedy. Directed by & stars Orson Welles. Features Jeanne Moreau & Margaret Rutherford. The story of Sir John Falstaff and his misadventures while keeping the young Prince Hal company. [S]
05:15 Talking Pictures with Derren Nesbitt Film icon Derren Nesbitt talks to Mike Read and Caroline Munro about his intriguing career in film and television at the Talking Pictures Festival of Film in Christchurch, Dorset. [S]
06:00 Stagecoach West El Carnicero. Western with Wayne Rogers & Robert Bray, who run a stagecoach line in the Old West where they come across a wide variety of killers, robbers and ladies in distress. [S]
09:00 Nurse Edith Cavell 1939. Drama. Directed by Herbert Wilcox. Starring Anna Neagle, Edna May Oliver, George Sanders & Zasu Pitts. During WW1, a British nurse, based in Brussels, assists an escaped prisoner of war. [S]
11:00 Time To Remember Round the Clock. 1964. Narrated by William Bendix. A focus on events from 1943 to 1944, including a look at the American airmen in Britain and their 'round the clock' activities. [S]
11:35 The Outer Limits Fun and Games. 1964. Stars Nick Adams, Nancy Malone & Bill Hart. A distant planet abducts a man and a woman to compete in a battle against other aliens and if they fail to survive Earth is doomed. [S]
12:40 What's On TPTV With Noel Founder of Talking Pictures TV and one half of the Footage Detectives, Noel Cronin, shares shows and films not be missed at the end of June and the beginning of July. [S]
12:55 Cannon for Cordoba 1970. Western. Director: Paul Wendkos. Stars George Peppard, Giovanna Ralli & Raf Vallone. A band of misfits is led into Mexican territory to destroy six cannons stolen by savage revolutionaries. [S]
15:00 The Saint Jeannine. 1964. Stars Roger Moore, Sylvia Syms & Jacqueline Chan. Simon takes an interest in a diplomat's pearl necklace when a supposedly reformed criminal eyes it up. [S]
16:05 An Inspector Calls 1954. Crime. Director: Guy Hamilton. Stars Alastair Sim, Olga Lindo, Eileen Moore. The Birling family are rich and complacent. It is 1912, and the impending war has yet to fall across their lives. [S]
17:45 Terror By Night 1946. Crime Drama. Starring: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce & Alan Mowbray. When a diamond is stolen on a train and the son of its owner is murdered, everybody is a suspect to Sherlock Holmes. [S]
19:00 The Footage Detectives There's rescued cinema advertising slides from WW2, more school day footage, we peek behind the scenes in Quadrophenia, take a look at 'The Arrows' and who remembers Smedley's Sausage Rolls? [S]
20:00 Enemy At The Door Jerry Bag. 1978. Stars: Alfred Burke, Bernard Horsfall & Emily Richard. On her father's death, Betty Ridge gets work as a cleaner for the Germans, meeting young soldier Erich. [S]
21:05 Hunting Venus 1999. Comedy. Directed by and stars Martin Clunes. Also featuring Neil Morrissey & Jane Horrocks. A one-hit-wonder 1980s band are forced against their will to re-form for one last performance. [S]
23:10 Gloria 1980. Crime Drama. Director: John Cassavetes. Stars Gena Rowlands, Buck Henry & Julie Carmen. A young boy and his tough neighbour Gloria must run for their lives after the mob murders his family. [S]
Tuesday 2nd July

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Tuesday 2nd July

Time Programme Synopsis
01:35 Look At Life 1961. A study of the 800 years of pageantry and ceremonial that attends the induction of a new Lord Mayor of London.
02:00 Maigret Maigret and the Rich. 2000. Stars Bruno Cremer, Michel Duchaussoy & Cécile Bois. An anonymous letter, warning that a murder will be committed, leads Maigret to a famous maritime lawyer's home. [S]
03:50 1964 in Church Street Market Vibrant colourful amateur footage of Church Street Market in the 60s just off the Edgware Road. Wait till you see the prices!
04:00 Justice Matrimonial Malice. 1974. Stars Margaret Lockwood, John Stone & Barbara Bolton. A surgeon is accused of attacking his wife. Poor Bill feels pressured by Harriet's demands.
05:00 The Lloyd Bridges Show The Sound of Angels. 1962. Lloyd Bridges introduces a news event, either current or the past, discussing its relevance. Stars Jeff Bridges & Dub Taylor. Created by: Aaron Spelling.
05:30 Honey West 1965. Just The Bear Facts Ma'am. Crime Series produced by Aaron Spelling. Starring Anne Francis. Honey investigates the death of a stunt woman.
06:00 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. [S]
07:20 What's On TPTV With Noel Founder of Talking Pictures TV and one half of the Footage Detectives, Noel Cronin, shares shows and films not be missed at the end of June and the beginning of July. [S]
07:30 Nightmail II 1986. Director: Bob Franklin. Marking the 50th anniversary of John Grierson's seminal film Nightmail, Blake Morrison's poetry traces the methods of distributing Britain's mail, by land air and sea.
08:00 Sherlock Holmes The Case of the Perfect Husband. 1955. Starring Ronald Howard, Howard Marion-Crawford & Archie Duncan. The wife of a killer is in danger. Holmes and Watson must race against the clock to stop him. [S]
08:35 The Assassination Bureau 1969. Comedy. Director: Basil Dearden. Stars Oliver Reed, Diana Rigg & Telly Savalas. Before WWI, a journalist investigates the Assassination Bureau, which chose its targets based on moral issues. [S]
10:45 The Turners of Prospect Road 1947. Comedy. Directed by Maurice J. Wilson. Stars: Wilfrid Lawson, Helena Pickard, Maureen Glynne. An abandoned greyhound puppy is trained to race after being found by a taxi driver. [S]
12:00 Worzel Gummidge Worzel's Nephew. 1980. Stars Jon Pertwee, Wayne Norman & Geoffrey Bayldon. Worzel receives an unexpected visit from his cockney nephew Pickles Bramble, who gets a job on the Braithwaite's farm. [S]
12:35 Albert R.N. 1953. Directed by Lewis Gilbert. Starring Jack Warner, Robert Beatty and Anthony Steel. With the help of a life-like dummy, Allied forces are escaping a POW camp. Based on a true story. [S]
14:20 Brighton Rock 1947. Crime. Directed by John Boulting. Stars Richard Attenborough & Hermione Baddeley. Small time gang leader, Pinkie Brown, desperately tries to cover his tracks after he murders a journalist. [S]
16:10 Murder In Reverse 1945. Crime. Director: Montgomery Tully. Stars William Hartnell, Jimmy Hanley & Chili Bouchier. After a long imprisonment, a man wrongfully framed for murder hunts for the truth and the killer. [S]
17:45 Look At Life ... Tomorrow. 1964. A delightful look at how the Welsh and Irish folk songs and stories are being recorded on tape.
17:55 The Beverly Hillbillies Jed Saves Drydale's Marriage. 1963. Stars Buddy Ebsen, Raymond Bailey & Irene Ryan. Drysdale's marriage is threatened by a misunderstanding when he looks for a housekeeper while his wife is away. [S]
18:30 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)
19:05 Capone Investment The Citizen From Chicargo. 1974. Thriller. Stars Glyn Owen, Peter Sallis, Isobel Black & John Thaw. an investigation reveals that $4m of a gangster's gains may be located in England. (S1, E3)
19:35 Dangerous Assignment The Caboose Story. 1951. Stars Brian Donlevy, Maria Palmer & Lyle Talbot. Steve must uncover whether an old girlfriend, who turned out to be a spy, is behind the recent acts of sabotage in Japan. [S]
20:05 Manhunt Little Man, What Next? Part 1. 1970. Stars Robert Hardy, Jack Watson & Jane Jordan Rogers. Lutzig arrests Gratz, who is tortured in an effort to push him to betray Nina. Will he be able to resist? [S]
21:05 The Intruder (1962) 1962. Drama. Directed by Roger Corman. Stars William Shatner, Frank Maxwell & Beverly Lunsford. A charming stranger stirs up trouble in a small town in an attempt to prevent school integration. [S]
22:45 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro Caroline welcomes you back to the cellar and an evening peppered with terror. This week we go back to the 70s and begin with the 1978 cult classic The Eyes of Laura Mars starring Faye Dunaway. [S]
22:50 The Eyes of Laura Mars 1978. Horror/Thriller. Director: Irvin Kershner. Stars Faye Dunaway, Tommy Lee Jones & Raul Julia. A fashion photographer develops a disturbing ability to see through the eyes of a serial killer. [S]
Wednesday 3rd July

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Wednesday 3rd July

Time Programme Synopsis
00:55 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro We return to the topic of sight with the next offering - Mansion of the Doomed. Caroline Munro presents the 1976 horror starring Hollywood greats Richard Basehart and Gloria Grahame. [S]
01:00 Mansion of the Doomed 1976. Horror. Directed by Michael Pataki. Stars Richard Basehart, Gloria Grahame & Trish Stewart. An insane surgeon attempts to restore his daughter's eyesight after she is blinded in an accident. [S]
02:40 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro Before Caroline locks up for the night, she allows us to take a peek at next week's thrilling films from top directors. [S]
02:45 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. [S]
04:25 Mohawk 1956. Adventure. Director: Kurt Neumann. Stars Scott Brady, Rita Gam & Neville Brand. An artist is torn between his love for two women and is thrown into the middle of a Mohawk-Iroquois-American. [S]
06:00 Burke's Law Who Killed Cassandra Cass? 1964. Directed by Jerry Hopper. Stars Gene Barry, Gary Conway & Regis Toomey. While the water for her bath is being drawn, blackmailer, Cassandra Cass, is gunned down.
07:00 Cause For Alarm! 1951. Drama. Director: Tay Garnett. Stars Loretta Young, Barry Sullivan & Bruce Cowling. An unwell man accuses his wife and doctor of plotting to kill him, causing trouble after his sudden death. [S]
08:25 Who Goes Next 1938. War. Director: Maurice Elvey. Stars Barry K. Barnes, Sophie Stewart & Jack Hawkins. During World War One, a number of captured British officers attempt to escape a prisoner-of-war camp. [S]
10:00 Together 1981. Stars Frances Cuka, Kathleen Byron, John Burgess, Brian Jameson, Wally Thomas. All change at Rutherford Court as Martha plans to move out completely.
10:30 The Buccaneers Conquest of New Providence. 1957. Stars Robert Shaw, Roger Delgado & Gillian Owen. Whilst away, Tempest learns that a Spanish force has invaded New Providence, he returns to put together a plan. [S]
11:05 The Ghost of Rashmon Hall 1948. Horror. Directed by Denis Kavanagh. Stars Valentine Dyall, Anne Howard, Alec Faversham & Howard Douglas. A doctor is summoned to an old, dark manor to clear the house of evil spirits. [S]
12:10 Another Man's Poison 1951. Drama. Directed by Irving Rapper. Stars Bette Davis, Gary Merrill, Emlyn Williams, Anthony Steel & Barbara Murray. A mystery writer gets involved in potentially murderous relationships. [S]
13:55 The Brothers End of the Beginning. 1972. Stars Jean Anderson, Glyn Owen & Richard Easton. The founder of Hammond Transport has died leaving behind a widow, three sons and the inevitable conflict. [S]
15:00 Saddle Up! James Stephens is back to bring you another afternoon full of western drama and adventures. First up, is the 1958 feature Frontier Gun, directed by Paul Landres and starring John Agar. [S]
15:05 Frontier Gun 1958. Western. Directed by Paul Landres. Stars John Agar, Barton MacLane & Joyce Meadows. A lawman takes on the role of a town marshal where an outlaw is making life miserable for everyone. [S]
16:35 Saddle Up! A vengeful tale is coming up next, as James Stephens introduces the next gripping episode of Johnny Ringo. [S]
16:40 Johnny Ringo The Reno Brothers. Directed by Aaron Spelling. Starring Don Durant. The Reno Brothers, relatives of bank robbers, are searching for the outlaw gang that led their siblings into a trap. [S]
17:10 USA Badlands 1968. An intriguing American travelogue of the wild west.
17:30 Bonanza The Mill. 1960. Stars Lorne Greene, Harry Townes & Dianne Foster. Ben tries to help his paraplegic neighbour by setting up a grain mill on his unused land, but Tom's hired hand doesn't trust him. [S]
18:35 Look At Life 1963. A captivating look at the plans for closer co-ordination between our roads, railways and coastal shipping.
19:00 Dixon of Dock Green Firearms Were Issued. 1974. Stars Jack Warner, Peter Byrne & Sidney Kean. An investigation brings Detective Inspector Crawford and the Dock Green police under official scrutiny. [S]
20:05 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. [S]
21:05 Crime Story All Good Friends: The Case of the Handless Corpse. 1992. Stars Suzanne Packer & Michelle Chadwick. Based on the 1979 case, where two divers found the body of a man in a flooded Lancashire quarry. [S]
22:10 Boris Karloff: The Man Behind the Monster the Monster. 2021. Documentary. Directed by Thomas Hamilton. Features Ron Perlman, Guillermo del Toro. A look at the life and legacy of Boris Karloff, and the history of the genre he personified.
Thursday 4th July

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Thursday 4th July

Time Programme Synopsis
00:15 Look At Life 1964. A visit to the prisons of Britain to see the different types of work done by the prisoners.
00:30 Maigret On Holiday. 1961. Stars Rupert Davies, Bernard Kaye, Nanette Newman & Perlita Neilson. Maigret's wife is hospitalised whilst on holiday, which leads him to investigate a crime to pass the time. [S]
01:35 The Caller 1987. Mystery. Directed by Arthur Allan Seidelman. Stars Malcolm McDowell & Madolyn Smith. One night, a strange visitor finds his way into the home of a lone woman and an odd mind game begins. [S]
03:35 The Devil's Jest 1954. War. Directed by Alfred Goulding. Stars Mara Russell-Tavernan, Ivan Craig, Valentine Dyall. A story of espionage during WW2, involving a half German widow and her son, a German spy. [S]
04:45 The Girl On The Pier 1953. Crime. Director: Lance Comfort. Stars Veronica Hurst, Ron Randell & Marjorie Rhodes. Rivalry between a Brighton crooner who has done time and his partner in crime, who is being blackmailed. [S]
06:00 The Large Rope (AKA: The Long Rope) (AKA: The Long Rope). 1953. Drama. Director: Wolf Rilla. Stars Donald Houston, Susan Shaw & Peter Byrne. A man returns to where he was accused of murdering a girl to prove his innocence. [S]
07:25 The Lion 1962. Drama. Directed by Jack Cardiff. Stars William Holden, Trevor Howard & Capucine. In Africa, a girl content with nature befriends a lion, but her parents become concerned about her behaviour. [S]
09:20 What's On TPTV With Noel Founder of Talking Pictures TV and one half of the Footage Detectives, Noel Cronin, shares shows and films not be missed at the end of June and the beginning of July. [S]
09:35 Pink String and Sealing Wax 1946. Drama. Directed by Robert Hamer. Stars Googie Withers, Mervyn Johns & Gordon Jackson. Victorian Brighton; the tale of a pious chemists' household & the underworld occupied by landlady Pearl. [S]
11:20 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. [S]
13:00 The Day The Earth Caught Fire 1961. Sci-Fi Drama. Director: Val Guest. Stars Janet Munro, Leo McKern, Edward Judd & Michael Goodliffe. U.S and Russia test atomic bombs at the same time, which alters the nutation of the Earth. [S]
15:00 Crown Court A Public Mischief - Part 1. 1973. Stars André Van Gyseghem, Reginald Marsh & Beth Harris. Charles Baker and Margaret Crawley are charged with conspiring to commit a public mischief. [S]
15:30 Crown Court A Public Mischief - Part 2. 1973. Stars Michael Johnson, Joseph Berry & Donald Morley. As the case continues, will more be revealed about the two employees of Fulchester Borough Council? [S]
16:00 Crown Court A Public Mischief - Part 3. 1973. Stars Bernard Gallagher, John Bown & Julia Somers. As the case comes towards its end, the jury come together to decide the verdict of the council workers. [S]
16:30 Enemy At The Door By Order Of The Fuhrer. 1978. Stars: Alfred Burke, Bernard Horsfall & Emily Richard. In June 1940, the islanders of Guernsey await the German invasion following bombing raids. [S]
17:35 Miranda 1948. Comedy. Director: Ken Annakin. Stars: Glynis Johns, Googie Withers, Margaret Rutherford. A light comedy about a beautiful and playful mermaid and her effect on Dr. Paul Martin. [S]
19:10 A View from a Hill 2005. Horror. Director: Luke Watson. Stars Mark Letheren, Pip Torrens & David Burke. A historian is sent to verify an archaeological collection. Whilst there he discovers a gruesome local legend. [S]
20:00 The Brothers Tug of War. 1974. Stars Robin Chadwick, Richard Easton & Julia Goodman. Jill wonders if David is having an affair with Julie. Meanwhile, David openly opposes the plan for a new depot at Dover. [S]
21:05 Van der Valk Accidental. Stars Barry Foster, Joanna Dunham & Nigel Stock. The Chief Prosecutor in an international disappears, Van der Valk must investigate. [S]
22:05 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. [S]
Friday 5th July

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Friday 5th July

Time Programme Synopsis
00:05 Ransom 1975. Action. Director: Casper Wrede. Stars Sean Connery, Ian Mcshane, John Quentin. The chief of Scandinavian national security is tasked to rescue the passengers of a high-jacked British plane. [S]
01:55 Cisco Pike 1972. Crime Drama. Directed by Bill L. Norton. Stars Kris Kristofferson, Karen Black & Gene Hackman. A former rockstar is forced by a corrupt cop to sell 100 kilos of marijuana over the weekend. [S]
03:45 Beat Girl 1960. Drama. Directed by Edmond T. Greville and starring Noelle Adam, Christopher Lee and Oliver Reed. Paul, a divorcee, marries a French lady but his daughter is determined to spoil the relationship.
05:30 Night Prowl 1958. Dennis O'Keefe stars in this 'lost' TV Sitcom pilot with guest stars Dennis Day, Bethel Leslie & Ray Anthony. O'Keefe plays the editor of music magazine 'Take 5' whilst also solving crime. [S]
06:00 Chase a Crooked Shadow 1958. Thriller. Director: Michael Anderson. Stars Anne Baxter, Richard Todd & Herbert Lom. At Kimberley's villa, a stranger shows-up & claims he is her brother who she thought to be dead. [S]
07:45 Tight Spot 1955. Drama. Director: Phil Karlson. Stars Ginger Rogers, Edward G. Robinson & Brian Keith. A female convict is offered a chance to get out of prison, but she must testify against a cruel mobster. [S]
09:40 Of Human Bondage 1934. Drama. Directed by John Cromwell. Stars Bette Davis, Leslie Howard & Frances Dee. A young man becomes attracted to a cold and unfeeling waitress who may ultimately destroy them both. [S]
11:20 Bulldog Drummond's Bride 1939. Mystery. Directed by James P. Hogan. Stars John Howard, Heather Angel & H.B. Warner. Bulldog Drummond's wedding is interrupted once more, by a bank robbery and a daring escape. [S]
12:30 The Four Just Men The Night of the Precious Stones. 1959. Stars Vittorio De Sica, Lisa Gastoni & Bruce Boa. Jewel thieves strike at a charity ball. The police capture all but one member of the gang. Can Ricco help? [S]
13:00 The Beverly Hillbillies 1993. Comedy. Directed by Penelope Spheeris. Stars Diedrich Bader, Erika Eleniak, Jim Varney & Lily Tomlin. A Southern hillbilly family strikes it rich in oil and moves to Beverly Hills. [S]
14:45 Heaven Knows, Mr. Allison 1957. Drama. Directed by John Huston. Stars Robert Mitcham & Deborah Kerr. During WWII, a US marine and a nun form an unlikely relationship after being stranded on a South Pacific island. [S]
16:50 The Stranger Came Home 1954. Mystery. Directed by Terence Fisher. Stars Paulette Goddard & William Sylvester. A man returns home after being missing for three years to find those responsible for the attempt on his life.
18:30 Fireball XL-5 Drama at Space City. 1963. Stars David Graham, Sylvia Anderson & Paul Maxwell. While on holiday, Steve and Venus leave Zoonie with Commander Zero's son, but they soon start to cause chaos.
19:05 Look At Life 1966. An insightful look at the rise in paperback output and the old art of bookbinding.
19:20 The Adventures of PC 49 1949. Crime. Directed by Godfrey Grayson. Stars Hugh Latimer, John Penrose & Annette D. Simmonds. A policeman goes undercover to infiltrate a gang of thieves trading stolen cigarettes and whisky.
20:45 What's On TPTV With Noel Founder of Talking Pictures TV and one half of the Footage Detectives, Noel Cronin, shares shows and films not be missed at the end of June and the beginning of July. [S]
21:00 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro There's history, murder, jealousy, monsters, jazz music and bikini dancers down in The Cellar Club tonight. Caroline Munro introduces the first offering, Dark Prince: The True Story of Dracula. [S]
21:05 Dark Prince: The True Story of Dracula 2000. Horror. Directed by Joe Chappelle. Stars Rudolf Martin, Jane March & Christopher Brand. Romanian Prince, Vlad Dracula, must fight a bloody battle in order to regain his kingdom. [S]
22:55 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro We travel to California and head to the beach for our next film The Beach Girls and the Monster. Caroline Munro presents the 1965 horror directed by and starring Jon Hall. [S]
23:00 The Beach Girls and the Monster 1965. Horror. Directed by & stars Jon Hall. Features Sue Casey & Walker Edmiston. When kids begin to be slaughtered on the beach, Dr Lindsay must figure out if a sea monster is behind the murders. [S]
Saturday 6th July

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Saturday 6th July

Time Programme Synopsis
00:20 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro Join Caroline Munro as she gives us a glimpse of next week's unmissable films. [S]
00:25 A Rage to Live 1965. Drama. Directed by Walter Grauman. Stars Suzanne Pleshette, Bradford Dillman & Ben Gazzara. A wealthy, young woman's insatiable desires threaten to destroy her marriage. [S]
02:30 How To Undress in Public 1965. Comedy. Directed by Compton Bennett. Stars Fenella Fielding, Reginald Beckwith & Kenneth Connor. A comedic take on the different methods of undressing through the ages. [S]
03:30 Cause For Alarm! 1951. Drama. Director: Tay Garnett. Stars Loretta Young, Barry Sullivan & Bruce Cowling. An unwell man accuses his wife and doctor of plotting to kill him, causing trouble after his sudden death. [S]
05:00 Bonanza Badge Without Honour. 1960. Stars Pernell Roberts, Dan Duryea & Fred Beir. A deputy U.S. Marshal arrives to escort a man to California to testify against a gang, but can he be trusted? [S]
06:00 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. [S]
07:30 Fitness for Women A fascinating short film promoting the benefits of exercising for young women, with glimpses of the various exercise classes available to help them keep fit.
07:55 The Beverly Hillbillies Jed's Dilemma. 1963. Stars Buddy Ebsen, Irene Ryan & Bea Benaderet. Granny and Cousin Pearl fight over who's going to take care of the cooking and the house, leading Jed to step in. [S]
08:30 Black Saddle 1959. Client: Meade. Western with Peter Breck. After his brothers are killed in a shootout, a gunfighter decides to hang up his guns and uphold the law by becoming a lawyer.
Saturday Morning Pictures
09:00 Batman Batman is Riled. 1966. Stars Adam West, Burt Ward & Cesar Romero. The Joker takes Batman and Robin back to his lair, demanding that the S.S. Gotham be handed over to him or he will behead them. [S]
09:30 The Three Musketeers Rebel Rifles. 1933. Stars John Wayne, Ruth Hall & Hooper Atchley. Tom learns that Elaine has been taken to an abandoned prison in the desert. [S]
09:50 Space Patrol The Slaves of Neptune. 1963. Stars Mary Dean, Libby Morris, Ronnie Stevens. A spaceship carrying colonists to Pluto disappears. Whilst investigating this, the crew fall under a hypnotic influence. [S]
10:20 Blow Your Own Trumpet 1958. Family. Director: Cecil Musk. Stars Michael Crawford, Peter Butterworth & Gillian Harrison. Two boys come up against each other when they both want to play the cornet in a local brass band. [S]
11:00 The Adventures of Robin Hood Knight Errant. 1958. Stars Richard Greene, Patricia Driscoll & William Lucas. Marian's father rewards a knight for saving his life with her hand in marriage, which causes trouble for Robin. [S]
11:30 The Buccaneers Dangerous Cargo. 1957. Stars Robert Shaw, Sarah Lawson & Ivan Craig. Tempest is tasked with transferring a very important passenger to Barbados under the watchful eye of the Spanish. [S]
12:00 Hawkeye & the Last of the Mohicans Washington Story. 1957. Directed by Sam Newfield. Stars John Hart, Lon Chaney Jr. & Rodney Bunker. Surveyor George Washington aids a woman whose land grant is threatened by a wicked innkeeper. [S]
12:30 Colonel March of Scotland Yard The New Invisible Man. 1956. Stars Boris Karloff, Ewan Roberts . Colonel March receives a queer complaint that a pair of disembodied gloves killed a man. [S]
13:00 The Flying Saucer 1950. Sci-fi. Directed by and stars Mikel Conrad. Also features Virginia Hewitt & Pat Garrison. A thrilling race between the USA and Russia to capture a 'UFO' hidden in the wastelands of Alaska.
14:30 Scotland Yard 1953. The Drayton Case. Directed by Ken Hughes. Stars Victor Platt & Vincent Ball. The aftermath of a wartime air raid reveals the body of a murdered woman. (S1, E1)
15:00 Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons White as Snow. 1967. Stars Donald Gray, Elizabeth Morgan & Ed Bishop. When the Mysterons threaten to kill Colonel White, he tries to leave Cloudbase so the other agents aren't in jeopardy.
15:35 Dick Barton at Bay 1950. Action. Director: Godfrey Grayson. Stars Don Stannard, Tamara Desni & George Ford. Dick Barton is assigned to find a kidnapped professor and deactivate a death ray before catastrophe occurs.
17:00 River Patrol 1948. Crime Drama. Director: Ben R. Hart. Stars John Blythe, Wally Patch & Stan Paskin. Two police officers go undercover as husband and wife to expose a smuggling ring operating along the Thames.
18:00 In Suspicious Circumstances Ring of Truth - The Golden Goose. 1996. Stars Julia Farino & Paul Shelley. A look at the case of a man haunted by crimes of the past and the story of a captain of industry who knows too much. [S]
19:00 Dixon of Dock Green Domino. 1976. Stars Jack Warner, Sally Faulkner & Michael Stainton. A friendly drink between a dock worker and a yacht owner ends with a gunshot, leading the police to deal with a complex case. [S]
20:00 Budgie And in Again. Stars: Adam Faith, Iain Cuthbertson & Lynn Dalby. Budgie gives Charlie Endell a birthday present, but Charlie shows his appreciation in a very peculiar way. [S]
21:05 36 Hours 1953. Crime. Directed by Montgomery Tully. Stars Dan Duryea, Elsie Albiin & Eric Pohlmann. A US pilot AWOL from the states is framed for his wife's murder and has 36 hours to prove his innocence.
22:50 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre The Set-Up. 1962. Directed by Gerard Glaister. Stars Maurice Denham, John Carson & Brian Peck. A benevolent act on a train leads to something more sinister for an ex-convict. [S]
Sunday 7th July

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Sunday 7th July

Time Programme Synopsis
00:00 A Prayer for the Dying 1987. Crime. Directed by Mike Hodges. Stars Mickey Rourke, Bob Hoskins & Alan Bates. An IRA hitman wants out, but the price for his freedom is one last job and it won't be as easy as he thinks. [S]
02:10 The Party's Over 1965. Drama. Directed by Guy Hamilton. A controversial film of its time. A young American girl is caught up in the wild London scene. Starring Oliver Reed.
04:00 Impact (1963) 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. [S]
05:15 Look At Life 1966. A trip up London's Post Office Tower to gain an insight into what it takes to run a restaurant up in the sky, one in which goes round once every 23 minutes.
05:30 The Law & Mr Jones Lethal Weapons. Created by Sy Gomberg. Stars James Whitmore, Janet De Gore & Conlan Carter. Abraham Jones is an attorney handling white collar cases from star studded clients.
06:00 The Agitator 1945. Drama. Director: John Harlow. Stars William Hartnell, Mary Morris & John Laurie. In this 'lost' William Hartnell film, a socialist inherits the British factory where he works as a union mechanic
09:50 What's On TPTV With Noel Founder of Talking Pictures TV and one half of the Footage Detectives, Noel Cronin, shares shows and films not be missed at the end of June and the beginning of July. [S]
10:00 One Step Beyond To Know The End. 1960. Starring Elen Willard, Alexander Davion & Sally Fraser. A young woman begins to have strange visions that not only threaten the man closest to her, but the entire country. [S]
10:35 River Patrol 1948. Crime Drama. Director: Ben R. Hart. Stars John Blythe, Wally Patch & Stan Paskin. Two police officers go undercover as husband and wife to expose a smuggling ring operating along the Thames.
11:35 Relentless 1948. Western. Director: George Sherman. Stars Robert Young, Marguerite Chapman & Willard Parker. A cowboy framed for a murder he didn't commit hunts the real killer and stays ahead of the law. [S]
13:25 Batman Batman is Riled. 1966. Stars Adam West, Burt Ward & Cesar Romero. The Joker takes Batman and Robin back to his lair, demanding that the S.S. Gotham be handed over to him or he will behead them. [S]
14:00 The Adventures of Robin Hood The Profiteer. 1958. Stars Richard Greene, Gordon Jackson & Barbara Archer. Robin Hood comes to the rescue when a large area of failed grain crops leave villagers starving with nowhere to turn. [S]
14:30 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. [S]
16:15 Look At Life 1967. An incredible look at piped music, with a focus on how it is produced and networked.
16:30 Out of Town Pigeon Decoy/Fishing with a Dog Nobbler. 1980. Jack Hargreaves demonstrates the use of a mechanical pigeon decoy before going trout fishing with an artificial minnow called a 'dog nobbler'. [S]
17:00 The Footage Detectives Take a look at Tommy Trinder as the headline act and Frankie Vaughn opening a dancing competition, there's inventions for the garden in the 60s and the history of Charles Laughton and Scarborough. [S]
18:00 Those British Faces 1993. Documentary series that acts as a tribute to the greats of British cinema. This episode focuses on a wonderful tribute to Margaret Leighton. [S]
18:35 Look At Life 1966. A look at the unlikely buildings that have been made into homes, with a glimpse of a house built like a child construction set.
18:45 And Then There Were None 1945. Mystery. Director: René Clair. Stars Barry Fitzgerald, Walter Huston & Louis Hayward. 10 strangers are invited to a mansion on a desolate island and soon become targets of an unknown killer.
20:30 A Lifetime Ago with The Baim Collection ... Baim Collection. Transport Command. 1961. A gripping film about the men of Britain's Transport Command, a division of the Royal Air Force, travelling to the Middle East.
21:00 Crime Story White House Farm Murders. 1993. Stars Neil Roberts, Diane Keen & Fiona Dolman. The shocking story of a wealthy family who were gunned down in cold blood in their Essex farmhouse in 1985. [S]
22:05 In the Place of the Dead 1997. Adventure. Directed by Suri Krishnamma. Stars Greg Wise, Simon Dutton & Dougray Scott. A group of soldiers on a British Army expedition attempt to navigate an unexplored Malaysian gully.
Monday 8th July

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Monday 8th July

Time Programme Synopsis
00:10 The Heritage Chart Show with Mike Read A TOTP style TV Show for Heritage Artists based on the Heritage Chart which is voted on in over 80 countries. Songs you love from popular artists, live and on video with the odd interview.
01:15 The Legend of the Seven Golden Vampires ... Golden Vampires. 1974. Horror. Director Roy Ward Baker. Stars Peter Cushing, David Chiang & Julie Ege. Van Helsing helps a family reclaim their village from powerful vampires. [S]
03:00 Invasion of the Bee Girls 1973. Sci-Fi Horror. Starring William Smith, Anitra Ford, Victoria Vetri. A cosmic force is turning earth girls into queen bees who 'love' their men to death.
04:45 Fighting Mad 1957. Drama. Muscles Tanner (Joe Robinson), a boxer, gives up the ring after two fatalities and emigrates to Canada and gets involved with two crooked lumbermen.
05:50 Look At Life 1967. A fascinating look at the ancient art of coopering (barrel making) and all the different uses that they are put to.
06:00 Stagecoach West Fort Wyatt Crossing. 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. [S]
07:00 Tread Softly 1952. Crime. Directed by David MacDonald. Stars Frances Day, Patricia Dainton & John Bentley. The star of a musical walks out before curtain up, but the show must go on, in a 'Haunted Theatre'. [S]
08:30 What's On TPTV With Noel Founder of Talking Pictures TV and one half of the Footage Detectives, Noel Cronin, shares shows and films not be missed throughout July. [S]
08:40 Patterns 1956. Drama. Directed by Fielder Cook. Stars Van Heflin, Everett Sloane & Ed Begley. Fred Staples finds his ambitions and ethics at odds after being employed by a renowned New York corporation. [S]
10:20 Behind The Camera: Peter Cushing A commemoration of one of our finest actors, Peter Cushing. This documentary mixes extracts from a rare radio interview from 1986 with new contributions from some of those who knew him best. [S]
11:00 Time To Remember Liberation. 1964. Narrator: Pierre Chaminade. It's 1944. A man speaks of life under the Nazis. The reformed French Army lands in Normandy, the Americans head for Paris and voices speak of victory. [S]
11:35 The Outer Limits The Special One. 1964. Stars MacDonald Carey, Richard Ney & Flip Mark. The parents of a gifted child accept private tutoring from a strange man, unaware of his real identity and malevolent plans. [S]
12:40 Eight O'Clock Walk (1954) 1954. Drama. Directed by: Lance Comfort Stars: Richard Attenborough, Cathy O'Donnell & Maurice Denham. A taxi-driver is accused of murdering an eight-year-old girl on a derelict bomb-site. [S]
14:25 Mystery at Monstein 1954. Thriller. Director: Joe Mendoza. Stars Peter Illing. A ski champion uncle tries to kill his nephew in order to gain his inheritance in this British crime mystery short film.
15:00 The Saint The Scorpion. 1964. Stars Roger Moore, Katherine Woodville & Dudley Sutton. Simon searches for a mysterious villain, only known as The Scorpion, who is blackmailing a government official. [S]
16:05 36 Hours 1953. Crime. Directed by Montgomery Tully. Stars Dan Duryea, Elsie Albiin & Eric Pohlmann. A US pilot AWOL from the states is framed for his wife's murder and has 36 hours to prove his innocence.
17:50 Look At Life 1966. Following the life of the eel and also how there is great business involved to satisfy customers.
18:00 For the Love of Ada The Widower. 1970. Stars Wilfred Pickles, Irene Handl & Jack Smethurst. Ada brings Walter home for the first time, for a fish and chip supper. (S1, E01) [S]
18:30 Out of Town Pigeon Decoy/Fishing with a Dog Nobbler. 1980. Jack Hargreaves demonstrates the use of a mechanical pigeon decoy before going trout fishing with an artificial minnow called a 'dog nobbler'. [S]
19:00 The Footage Detectives We celebrate Father's with a Cabana chocolate bar! We have a reel of picnic frolics in the 50s, footage of selling old bangers in the 50s and look at scenes of aircraft in Bristol in the 50s/60s. [S]
20:00 Enemy At The Door Treason. 1978. Stars: Alfred Burke, Bernard Horsfall, Joss Ackland & Emily Richard. General Von Wittke comes to Guernsey, ostensibly to write a report on the Occupation. [S]
21:05 Dead Gorgeous 2002. Drama/Comedy. Directed by Sarah Harding. Stars Fay Ripley, Helen McCrory & Ron Cook. In post-war London, a chance meeting between two old friends sets off a murderous chain of events. [S]
23:05 In Cold Blood 1967. Crime. Directed by Richard Brooks. Stars Robert Blake, Scott Wilson & John Forsythe. The true story of two ex-convicts who murdered a family, from the killings to their own executions. [S]
Tuesday 9th July

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Tuesday 9th July

Time Programme Synopsis
01:50 Look At Life 1966. The spotlight falls on some of the aspects of the social services being harmonised in the EEC.
02:00 Maigret Maigret and the Fortune Hunter. 2001. Stars Bruno Cremer, Michael Lonsdale & Renaud Danner. Maigret enters the world of canals and barges when a woman is found strangled in the stable at Lock 14. [S]
03:50 1930s East Grinstead Footage of East Grinstead & surrounding areas in the 1930s.
04:00 Justice Persona Non Grata. 1974. Stars Margaret Lockwood, Anthony Valentine & John Stone. Harriet helps an American tycoon try to prove his daughter was out to steal his favourite painting.
05:00 The Lloyd Bridges Show Now, You Take Your Average Rock. 1962. Lloyd Bridges introduces a news event discussing its relevance. Stars Jeff Bridges & Dub Taylor. Created by: Aaron Spelling.
05:30 Honey West 1965. There's a Long, Long Fuse a'burning. Crime series produced by Aaron Spelling. Starring Anne Francis. Honey tries to help a framed convict.
06:00 The Show Must Go On: Curtain Up A nostalgic short film about the Weekly Rep, with a brief look into the various aspects of work involved in presenting a new show every week.
06:30 The Mysterious Mr Nicholson 1947. Crime drama. Directed by Oswald Mitchell and starring Anthony Hulme, Lesley Osmond and Frank Hawkins. A solicitors' clerk is sent to deliver a will and finds the recipient murdered. [S]
08:00 Sherlock Holmes The Case of the Violent Suitor. 1955. Stars Ronald Howard, Howard Marion-Crawford & Archie Duncan. Advice columnist 'Aunt Lottie' is at risk after advising a woman to break up with her fiancee. [S]
08:35 At War With The Army 1950. Comedy. Director: Hal Walker. Stars Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis & Mike Kellin. Two former business partners enlist in the army, but quickly learn they are not well suited to military service. [S]
10:30 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. [S]
12:00 Worzel Gummidge A Fishy Tale. 1980. Stars Jon Pertwee, Joan Sims & Sarah Thomas. After learning about fishing, Worzel puts on his 'wangling' head and tries catching the goldfish in Mrs Bloomsbury-Barton's pond. [S]
12:35 Dick Barton at Bay 1950. Action. Director: Godfrey Grayson. Stars Don Stannard, Tamara Desni & George Ford. Dick Barton is assigned to find a kidnapped professor and deactivate a death ray before catastrophe occurs.
14:00 The Bank Shot 1974. Comedy. Directed by Gower Champion. Stars George C. Scott, Joanna Cassidy & Sorrell Booke. A criminal mastermind plans to rob a Los Angeles bank that's temporarily located in a mobile home. [S]
15:40 What's On TPTV With Noel Founder of Talking Pictures TV and one half of the Footage Detectives, Noel Cronin, shares shows and films not be missed throughout July. [S]
15:50 The Cat from Outer Space 1978. Sci-fi Comedy. Director: Norman Tokar. Stars Ken Berry, Sandy Duncan & Harry Morgan. A physicist and his girlfriend try to help an extraterrestrial space cat fix his ship and return home.
17:55 The Beverly Hillbillies Elly's Animals. 1963. Stars Bea Benaderet, Buddy Ebsen & Eddie Dean. Pearl plans to give music lessons to the people of Beverly Hills but her yodelling upsets the neighbours and Duke the dog. [S]
18:30 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)
19:05 Capone Investment Money In the Bank. 1974. Thriller. Stars Glyn Owen, Peter Sallis, Isobel Black & John Thaw. an investigation reveals that $4m of a gangster's gains may be located in England. (S1, E4)
19:35 Dangerous Assignment The Missing Diplomat Story. 1951. Stars Brian Donlevy, Lyle Talbot & Elena Verdugo. Steve travels to Barcelona to retrieve records of top-secret conversations from a diplomat who has disappeared. [S]
20:05 Manhunt Little Man, What Next? Part 2. 1970. Stars Alfred Lynch, Robert Hardy & John Savident. Gratz continues to be interrogated. Meanwhile, Nina, Jimmy and Vincent receive extraction instructions. [S]
21:10 Black Velvet Band 1997. Drama. Director: Robert Knights. Stars Nick Berry, Todd Carty & Chris McHallem. A failed attempt to steal the crown jewels lands a band of crooks on a ship to Australia, but can they escape? [S]
23:15 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro Are you ready for another evening of chills and thrills? Caroline begins by introducing the 1971 horror Willard - check your doors and gaps in the floors, as we are in for some rodent action. [S]
23:20 Willard 1971. Horror. Directed by Daniel Mann. Stars Bruce Davison, Elsa Lanchester & Sondra Locke. A social misfit uses his only friends, his pet rats, to exact revenge on those who hurt him. [S]
Wednesday 10th July

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Wednesday 10th July

Time Programme Synopsis
01:10 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro Caroline Munro presents the second film of the evening, the 1972 psychological horror Sisters. Directed by top director Brian De Palma and starring Margot Kidder. [S]
01:15 Sisters 1972. Horror. Directed by Brian De Palma. Stars Margot Kidder, Jennifer Salt & Charles Durning. When a reporter suspects her neighbour of murder, she becomes ensnared in an insidious sibling bond. [S]
03:05 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro Caroline Munro wraps up the night with a taster of next week's incredible films. [S]
03:10 Harriet Craig 1950. Drama. Director: Vincent Sherman. Stars Joan Crawford, Wendell Corey & Lucile Watson. A strict housewife cares more for her home than her family, but can she change before it's too late? [S]
05:05 The Petula Quest 1955. A short film about three scientists who drifted across the Atlantic on the North Equatorial Current in a small boat to study the sea without disturbing it with engine noise and vibrations.
05:25 For the Love of Ada The Widower. 1970. Stars Wilfred Pickles, Irene Handl & Jack Smethurst. Ada brings Walter home for the first time, for a fish and chip supper. (S1, E01) [S]
06:00 Burke's Law Who Killed the Horne of Plenty? 1964. Directed by Richard Kinon. Stars Gene Barry, Gary Conway & Regis Toomey. While hosting a party, modelling mogul Charles Lee Horne telephones the homicide squad.
07:00 Band of Thieves 1962. Musical Comedy with Acker Bilk, Jimmy Thompson, Jennifer Jayne, Geoffrey Sumner & Maudie Edwards. One of the truly great Trad' Jazz films of all time. [S]
08:20 Not So Dusty 1956. Comedy directed by Maclean Rogers. Two dustmen (Bill Owen and Leslie Dwyer) come into possession of a valuable book but the donor's sister wants it back. Also starring Joy Nichols. [S]
10:00 Together 1981. Stars Christine Pollon, Kathleen Byron, John Burgess, Brian Jameson. Gina awaits a call from London on her last audition and Mrs Sutton takes her driving test.
10:30 The Buccaneers Hurricane. 1957. Stars Robert Shaw, Derek Sydney & Ewen Solon. As New Providence recovers from a hurricane, word spreads that a treasure ship has sunk nearby. Tempest decides to seek the gold. [S]
11:05 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. [S]
12:55 The Promise 1952. Drama. Directed by Norman Walker. Stars Lesley Dudley, Harry Fowler & Everley Gregg. A newly appointed Prison Missioner, struggling in his new role, turns to the Holy Spirit for inspiration. [S]
13:55 The Brothers Down to Business. 1972. Stars Jean Anderson, Richard Easton & Jennifer Wilson. The brothers meet for the first time as directors of the company and drama begins over shares in the firm. [S]
15:00 Saddle Up! Howdy! James Stephens welcomes all Western fans for another afternoon of adventure and starts off with the 1948 feature Fury at Furnace Creek, starring Victor Mature and Coleen Gray. [S]
15:05 Fury at Furnace Creek 1948. Western. Directed by H. Bruce Humberstone. Stars Victor Mature, Coleen Gray & Glenn Langan. Two brothers set out to clear their fathers name after he dies suddenly during his military trial. [S]
16:50 Saddle Up! We take another trip to Arizona as James Stephens introduces the next brilliant episode of Johnny Ringo, where this time he tries to protect a man from a ruthless bounty hunter. [S]
16:55 Johnny Ringo The Raffertys. Directed by Aaron Spelling. A bounty hunter is on the trail of Rafferty because of an outstanding arrest warrant, Ringo tries to find him first to convince him to turn himself in. [S]
17:30 Bonanza The Hopefuls. 1960. Stars Pernell Roberts, Larry Gates & Patricia Donahue. When a group of outlaw's plot to rob a family of Quakers heading for a new life in the West, Adam steps in to help them. [S]
18:35 The Lone Ranger Old Joe's Sister. 1949. Stars Clayton Moore & Jay Silverheels. Joe Peter is visited by his sister after thirty years except Joe is now being impersonated by jailbird Biff Baker. [S]
19:00 Dixon of Dock Green Target. 1975. Stars Jack Warner, Anthony Steel & Willie Jonah. The Dock Green team stumble across a Special Branch stakeout after being called out to inspect a report of suspicious behaviour. [S]
20:05 The Human Jungle The Wall. 1963. Stars Herbert Lom. The sudden unorthodox behaviour of Jan Zapotski leads his bewildered but devoted parents and in-laws to consult Dr Corder. Guest stars Jeremy Spenser. [S]
21:05 Crime Story Wallpaper Warrior. 1992. Stars Derek Walmsley & Jonathan Copestake. A dramatisation of the story of Eddie Horner, a wallpaper factory worker active in union politics radicalised to commit murder. [S]
22:10 Room to Let 1950. Thriller. Director: Godfrey Grayson. Stars Jimmy Hanley, Valentine Dyall, Merle Tottenham. A woman and her daughter rent a room out to the mysterious Dr. Fell, but is he who he claims to be?
23:35 Norman Wisdom: A Life 2004. Documentary. Directed by Peter Williams. Sir Norman Wisdom goes back to his roots in Kent and talks to Paul Ross about his childhood, his challenges and his professional life of laughter. [S]
Thursday 11th July

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Thursday 11th July

Time Programme Synopsis
00:25 Cinebox Memories In this wonderful music video, Terrie Lomas sings the sensational hit Like I Do.
00:30 Maigret The Experts. 1961. Stars Rupert Davies, Ewen Solon & Henry Oscar. Maigret runs into the tough methods of American gunmen when mafia gangsters arrive in Paris to carry out a hit on an informer. [S]
01:35 Full Moon in Blue Water 1988. Drama. Directed by Peter Masterson. Stars Gene Hackman, Teri Garr & Burgess Meredith. A lonely widower with a failing bar encounters a bus driver who is determined to turn it all around. [S]
03:30 Separate Ways 1981. Drama. An unhappy wife begins an affair, unaware that her husband is also having an affair. Starring Karen Black and Tony Lo Bianco.
05:25 Star Performance: Dark Meeting 1956. Drama. Directed by Richard Kinon. Stars Ida Lupino, Nolan Leary & Frank J. Scannell. A bowling alley owner hires an odd man as the new pin boy, unaware of the dark past he hides.
06:00 Beauty and the Barge 1937. Comedy. Directed by Henry Edwards. Stars Gordon Harker, Judy Gunn, Jack Hawkins & Margaret Rutherford. Ethel is taken in by a barge skipper to the fury of the widow he is courting. [S]
07:30 Vintage Wine 1935. Comedy. The family head of a wine company refuses to retire, but his family have other ideas. Starring Seymour Hicks. [S]
09:00 The Great Rupert 1950. Family Comedy. Directed by Irving Pichel. Stars Jimmy Durante, Terry Moore & Tom Drake. A little dancing squirrel with lots of charm helps two families overcome their obstacles. [S]
10:50 The Adventures of PC 49 1949. Crime. Directed by Godfrey Grayson. Stars Hugh Latimer, John Penrose & Annette D. Simmonds. A policeman goes undercover to infiltrate a gang of thieves trading stolen cigarettes and whisky.
12:15 The Stranger Came Home 1954. Mystery. Directed by Terence Fisher. Stars Paulette Goddard & William Sylvester. A man returns home after being missing for three years to find those responsible for the attempt on his life.
13:55 River Patrol 1948. Crime Drama. Director: Ben R. Hart. Stars John Blythe, Wally Patch & Stan Paskin. Two police officers go undercover as husband and wife to expose a smuggling ring operating along the Thames.
15:00 Crown Court Portrait of an Artist - Part 1. 1973. Stars Dorothy Vernon, Mary Healey & Moira Redmond. After painter Martin Emsworth dies, both his business manager and favourite model lay claim to the estate. [S]
15:30 Crown Court Portrait of an Artist - Part 2. 1973. Stars Charles Keating, Edward Harvey & Charlotte Mitchell. Witnesses take to the stand as the case continues, but how will the two women fare? [S]
16:00 Crown Court Portrait of an Artist - Part 3. 1973. Stars Edward Jewesbury, Tony Haygarth & Mary Healey. It's time for the jury to decide who will claim the estate of renowned artist Martin Emsworth. [S]
16:30 Enemy At The Door The Librarian. 1978. Stars: Alfred Burke, Bernard Horsfall & Emily Richard. Richter rejects suggestion that reprisals be taken until Peter gives himself up as he wants to court local goodwill. [S]
17:35 It Always Rains On Sunday 1947. Drama. Director: Robert Hamer. Stars Googie Withers, John McCallum, Jack Warner & Susan Shaw. Rose wants to escape the drudgery of her daily life when an old lover escapes from prison. [S]
19:30 Take Two: Nanette Newman Nanette Newman Interview. Take Two. Well-known faces from much loved British films and classic television shows talk about their lives and careers in the business.
20:00 The Brothers Hijack. 1974. Stars Jonathan Newth, Patrick O'Connell & Derek Benfield. Ted and Bill travel to the continent for their first transcontinental shipment, unaware that they are being followed. [S]
21:05 Van der Valk The Runt. Stars Barry Foster, Joanna Dunham & Nigel Stock. A young thief becomes wealthy and appears to have connections in high places, Van der Valk must find out how the miracle occurred. [S]
22:10 In the Place of the Dead 1997. Adventure. Directed by Suri Krishnamma. Stars Greg Wise, Simon Dutton & Dougray Scott. A group of soldiers on a British Army expedition attempt to navigate an unexplored Malaysian gully.
Friday 12th July

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Friday 12th July

Time Programme Synopsis
00:15 Hi, Mom! 1970. Comedy. Director: Brian De Palma. Stars Robert De Niro & Allen Garfield. A Vietnam veteran returns to New York and begins filmmaking, but he soon falls in with a group of radical activists.
01:55 A Reflection Of Fear 1972. Horror. Directed by William A. Fraker. Stars Robert Shaw, Sally Kellerman & Mary Ure. A disturbed young girl becomes resentful when her long-absent father returns home with a new woman. [S]
03:40 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. [S]
05:30 Four Star Playhouse: The Contest 1954. Drama. Directed by Robert Florey. Stars Dick Powell, Marguerite Chapman & John Hubbard. A detective runs into trouble when he suspects his fiancée has committed murder.
06:00 The Broken Melody 1934. Directed by Bernard Vorhaus. Paul Verlaine, a struggling composer (John Garrick) is supported by Germaine (Merle Oberon) who is secretly in love with him. [S]
07:35 No Lady 1931. Hen-pecked Mr. Pog (Lupino Lane) takes his wife and children to Blackpool but is mistaken for an international criminal. [S]
08:55 Dateline Diamonds 1965. Directed By Jeremy Summers. Comedy musical stars The Small Faces, The Chantelles and Kiki Dee. Lester Benson (Kenneth Cope) the manager of top rock band The Small Faces, is hiding a secret. [S]
10:25 Tomorrow 1972. Drama. Directed by Joseph Anthony. Stars Robert Duvall, Olga Bellin & Sudie Bond. A lonely farmer takes in a pregnant drifter, but things take an unexpected turn after she gives birth. [S]
12:30 The Four Just Men The Deadly Capsule. 1959. Stars Dan Dailey, Honor Blackman & Elwyn Brook-Jones. Collier investigates the death of an atomic scientist, but he must find a radioactive pill which has disappeared. [S]
13:05 The Big Wheel 1949. Drama. Directed by Edward Ludwig. Stars Mickey Rooney, Thomas Mitchell & Michael O'Shea. A young man strives to succeed as a race car driver, despite losing his father in a crash years ago.
14:55 Johnny O'Clock 1947. Crime. Directed by Robert Rossen. Stars Dick Powell, Evelyn Keyes & Lee J. Cobb. A casino owner risks his life to unravel the mystery surrounding the murder of a crooked cop's girlfriend. [S]
16:45 Sapphire 1959. Murder mystery. Directed by Basil Dearden and stars Nigel Patrick, Yvonne Mitchell and Michael Craig. Superintendent Robert Hazard investigates a murder, which could be racially motivated. [S]
18:30 Fireball XL-5 1875. 1963. Stars David Graham, John Bluthal & Paul Maxwell. Commander Zero, Steve and Venus get the key to Prof. Matic's time machine, but their exploration sends them to a Western town in 1875.
19:05 Look At Life 1961. An in depth and intriguing look at the newest developments in farming of every kind.
19:25 The Rossiter Case 1951. Drama. Directed by Francis Searle. Stars Helen Shingler, Clement McCallin & Sheila Burrell. After an accident results in her paralysis, a woman fears that her husband will abandon her.
21:00 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro Caroline Munro is back to introduce two fascinating and frightening films this evening. We return to the Amityville franchise with the 1992 horror Amityville: It's About Time. [S]
21:05 Amityville: It's About Time 1992. Horror. Directed by Tony Randel. Stars Stephen Macht, Shawn Weatherly & Megan Ward. An architect brings home a mysterious antique clock, unaware of the demonic presence that haunts it. [S]
23:00 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro Join Caroline Munro as she presents the next chilling offering, the 1999 horror Presence of Mind, with an A-list cast including Sadie Frost, Lauren Bacall, Ella Jones, Harvey Keitel and Jude Law. [S]
23:05 Presence of Mind 1999. Horror. Director: Antoni Aloy. Stars Sadie Frost, Lauren Bacall & Harvey Keitel. A young governess is hired to take care of two children but soon discovers their house bears a dark secret. [S]
Saturday 13th July

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Saturday 13th July

Time Programme Synopsis
01:10 Cellar Club with Caroline Munro Caroline Munro lets us in on what's coming up next week before closing up for the night. [S]
01:15 Boris Karloff: The Man Behind the Monster the Monster. 2021. Documentary. Directed by Thomas Hamilton. Features Ron Perlman, Guillermo del Toro. A look at the life and legacy of Boris Karloff, and the history of the genre he personified.
03:25 Tons of Trouble 1956. Comedy. Directed by Leslie S. Hiscott. Stars Richard Hearne & William Hartnell. Mr Pastry names the apartment boilers he maintains 'Mavis and Ethel'. Trouble begins when he faces the sack. [S]
05:00 Bonanza The Mill. 1960. Stars Lorne Greene, Harry Townes & Dianne Foster. Ben tries to help his paraplegic neighbour by setting up a grain mill on his unused land, but Tom's hired hand doesn't trust him. [S]
06:00 Cinebox Memories A nostalgic look back at British soul band Hot Chocolate as they perform the 1974 song Emma.
06:05 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. [S]
07:45 What's On TPTV With Noel Founder of Talking Pictures TV and one half of the Footage Detectives, Noel Cronin, shares shows and films not be missed throughout July. [S]
07:55 The Beverly Hillbillies Jed Saves Drydale's Marriage. 1963. Stars Buddy Ebsen, Raymond Bailey & Irene Ryan. Drysdale's marriage is threatened by a misunderstanding when he looks for a housekeeper while his wife is away. [S]
08:30 Black Saddle 1959. Client: MacQueen. Western with Peter Breck. After his brothers are killed in a shootout, a gunfighter decides to hang up his guns and uphold the law by becoming a lawyer.
Saturday Morning Pictures
09:00 Batman Instant Freeze. 1966. Stars Adam West, Shelby Grant & George Sanders. Mr. Freeze causes havoc with his Flame-Freeze gun, and Batman and Robin rush to the rescue, only to be turned into popsicles. [S]
09:30 The Three Musketeers Death's Marathon. 1933. Stars John Wayne, Ruth Hall & Gordon de Main. Convinced that Colonel Duval is El Shaitan, Tom follows him to a warehouse where El Shaitan's arms are allegedly stored. [S]
09:50 Space Patrol The Shrinking Spaceman. 1963. Stars Murray Kash, Ronnie Stevens & Dick Vosburgh. When the Galasphere crew is sent to repair a transmitter on Pallas, Husky succumbs to a strange shrinking disease. [S]
10:20 Boys Brigade (1968) 1968. A charming piece of footage of a Boys Brigade in action, with glimpses of the regimented marching band and the boys participating in various activities.
10:40 The Adventures of Robin Hood The Healing Hand. 1958. Stars Richard Greene, Michael Ripper & Archie Duncan. Robin is forced to work with a conman doctor after Little John defends him against tax collectors and is imprisoned. [S]
11:10 The Buccaneers The Return of Calico Jack. 1957. Stars Brian Worth, Jan Miller & Anne Blake. Calico Jack arrives in the colony while Tempest is away on business, resulting in tension between the two crews. [S]
11:40 Laurel & Hardy Lucky Dog 1917. Comedy. This Silent film, directed by Jess Robbins, was the first ever film of Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy performing together.
12:00 Hawkeye & the Last of the Mohicans 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. [S]
12:30 Colonel March of Scotland Yard Passage at Arms. 1956. Stars Boris Karloff, Ewan Roberts. A French fencing match provides the telling clue in a murder and Inspector Goron travels to London to assist March. [S]
13:05 Spaceways 1953. Sci-fi. Directed by Terence Fisher. Stars Howard Duff, Eva Bartok & Alan Wheatley. When a test launch of a satellite fails, two people attached to the secret project mysteriously go missing.
14:40 Look At Life 1966. A remarkable look behind the scenes at Westminster Abbey and all the things that we don't usually see.
15:00 Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons The Trap. 1967. Stars Sylvia Anderson, Paul Maxwell & Francis Matthews. Captain Scarlet gets dispatched to supervise security at the International Air Conference after the Mysterons latest threat.
15:35 Stolen Face 1952. Drama. Directed by Terence Fisher. Stars Paul Henreid, Lizabeth Scott & André Morell. A doctor makes a convict look like the pianist who left him, but can she really be the woman he loves?
17:05 Scotland Yard 1954. The Blazing Caravan. Director: Ken Hughes. Stars Edgar Driver, Alan Robinson & Betty Carter. A Salesman turns murderer after learning that his client has just won the football pools. (S1, E4)
17:45 Look At Life 1966. The world's most famous beach is the Copacabana in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. But overlooking it are the shacks of the world's poorest people.
18:00 In Suspicious Circumstances Who's Sorry Now? - The Woman in Grey. 1996. Stars Jane Danson, Matilda Ziegler & Mark Arden. A focus on the poisoning of an abusive husband and a woman scorned, but was she capable of murder? [S]
19:00 Dixon of Dock Green The Job. 1976. Stars Jack Warner, Ben Howard & George Innes. When a petty criminal is fished out of the river bound, gagged and barely conscious, the team must find out what happened and why. [S]
20:00 Budgie Dreaming of Thee. Stars: Adam Faith, Iain Cuthbertson & Lynn Dalby. Budgie's 3 weeks from release from prison with time off for good behaviour. However, Charles Endell visits him on visiting day. [S]
21:05 Cause Célèbre 1987. Drama. Directed by John Gorrie. Stars Helen Mirren, Harry Andrews & David Suchet. The story of Alma Rattenbury and her young lover, who were jointly accused of murdering her elderly husband. [S]
23:25 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre Incident at Midnight. 1962. Directed by Norman Harrison. Stars Anton Diffring, William Sylvester & Martin Miller. A drug addict recognises a man whom he knew as an active Nazi in Vienna. [S]
Sunday 14th July

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Sunday 14th July

Time Programme Synopsis
00:35 The File of the Golden Goose 1969. Thriller. Directed by Sam Wanamaker. Stars Yul Brynner, Charles Gray & Edward Woodward. A U.S. agent and a Scotland Yard detective team up to infiltrate an infamous counterfeit organisation. [S]
02:40 The Most Dangerous Game 1932. Horror. Directors: Ernest B. Schoedsack & Irving Pichel. Stars Fay Wray, Joel McCrea, Leslie Banks & Robert Armstrong. Shipwrecked on an island, a hunter becomes the guest of Count Zaroff. [S]
03:55 Lena Rivers 1932. Drama starring Charlotte Henry, Morgan Galloway and Beryl Mercer. Young Lena, born out of wedlock, goes to live with a rich uncle, but his wife and daughter don't like her one bit. [S]
05:10 Devon and Cornwall 1938 It's November 1938 and we follow one family's charming travelogue through a very different 1930s Devon and Cornwall. Incredible shots of social history.
05:30 The Law & Mr Jones One for the Money. Created by Sy Gomberg. Stars James Whitmore, Janet De Gore & Conlan Carter. Abraham Jones is an attorney handling white collar cases from star studded clients
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 stop him. [S]
07:30 What's On TPTV With Noel Founder of Talking Pictures TV and one half of the Footage Detectives, Noel Cronin, shares shows and films not be missed throughout July. [S]
07:45 The Greed of William Hart 1948. Horror. Directed by Oswald Mitchell and screenplay by John Gilling. Set in Edinburgh in the 1800s and starring Tod Slaughter as William Hart the infamous body broker. [S]
09:15 The Big Wheel 1949. Drama. Directed by Edward Ludwig. Stars Mickey Rooney, Thomas Mitchell & Michael O'Shea. A young man strives to succeed as a race car driver, despite losing his father in a crash years ago.
11:05 Star Performance: The Executioner 1955. Drama. Directed by Robert Florey. Stars Charles Boyer, Berry Kroeger & Christopher Dark. A complex web of deception overshadows the investigation of the assassination of a police official.
11:35 Bandido 1956. Western. Directed by Richard Fleisher. Stars Robert Mitchum, Ursula Thiess & Gilbert Roland. An adventurer teams up with a rebel leader to steal an arms shipment due for government troops. [S]
13:25 Batman Instant Freeze. 1966. Stars Adam West, Shelby Grant & George Sanders. Mr. Freeze causes havoc with his Flame-Freeze gun, and Batman and Robin rush to the rescue, only to be turned into popsicles. [S]
14:00 The Adventures of Robin Hood Knight Errant. 1958. Stars Richard Greene, Patricia Driscoll & William Lucas. Marian's father rewards a knight for saving his life with her hand in marriage, which causes trouble for Robin. [S]
14:35 Web of Evidence 1959. Thriller. Director: Jack Cardiff. Stars Van Johnson, Vera Miles, Bernard Lee & Jean Kent. A WW2 evacuee returns years later to England and finds his father in prison and framed for murder. [S]
16:20 Look At Life 1965. A look at the history of the 11th Hussars, travelling from Hanover to Coburg, a regiment that celebrated its 250th anniversary in 1965.
16:30 Out of Town Freeze Branding/Perch Fishing. 1981. New Forest ponies are branded using dry ice and Jack Hargreaves goes fishing for perch in a lake beside a motorway. [S]
17:00 The Footage Detectives We go to London in the 40s, then go dancing 60s style, we talk Energen Rolls, Pom Poms, cap guns and pea shooters! There's a reel of The Singing Postman and who or what is 'Sultan Willygar'? [S]
18:00 Those British Faces 1993. Documentary series that acts as a tribute to the greats of British cinema. This episode focuses on a magnificent tribute to Miles Malleson. [S]
18:35 Tell Me Another Stories About Confusing One Star With Another in Showbusiness. 1976. Personal anecdotes as told to Dick Hills. This episode stars Roger de Courcey, Percy Edwards & Fred Emney. [S]
19:00 Women Without Men 1956. Drama. Directors: Elmo Williams & Bert Glazer. Stars Beverly Michaels & Joan Rice. Angie plans to meet her boyfriend on New Years Eve but winds up in jail. Can she find a way to get to him?
20:30 A Lifetime Ago with The Baim Collection ... Baim Collection. Caribbean Carousel. 1966. A magnificent cruise around the Caribbean on the SS Antilles, with a glimpse of a number of destinations including Barbados, Jamaica and Martinique.
21:00 Crime Story The Hot Dog Wars. 1993. Stars Stephen Marcus, Nicola Duffett & Paul Kynman. A story of hostility within the fast-food underworld which began with the murders of a hot dog baron and his employee. [S]
22:05 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. [S]
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