Talking Pictures TV Programme Schedule

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Feb 17th - Feb 23rd

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TPTV Schedule Feb 17th – Feb 23rd

DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Mon 17 Feb 20 00:40 The Mob 1951. Drama. Directed by Robert Parrish. Stars Betty Buehler, Broderick Crawford & Richard Kiley. An undercover cop poses as a dock worker in order to get the goods on the mobsters.
Mon 17 Feb 20 02:25 French Dressing 1964. Comedy. Director: Ken Russell. Stars James Booth, Roy Kinnear, Marisa Mell. Gormleigh-on-Sea is a quiet seaside resort, until a French sex symbol attempts to make it the new St Tropez.
Mon 17 Feb 20 04:10 What a Whopper 1960. Comedy. What a Whopper is a comedy from former documentarist Gilbert Gunn. Adam Faith stars in this tale about a struggling writer who fakes photographs of the Loch Ness monster. (Subtitles Available)
Mon 17 Feb 20 06:00 Flood Tide (1934) 1934. Drama directed by John Baxter and starring George Carney, Peggy Novak and Leslie Hatton. Set on the Thames estuary, romance blossoms for a young couple. Filmed at Twickenham Studios (Subtitles Available)
Mon 17 Feb 20 07:15 Robbery Under Arms 1957. Action. Directed by Jack Lee and starring Peter Finch, Ronald Lewis and Maureen Swanson. Two brothers join their father in Captain Starlight's (Finch) bushranger gang in 19th century Australia.
Mon 17 Feb 20 09:15 Man of the Moment 1955. Comedy. Directed by John Paddy Carstairs. Stars Norman Wisdom, Belinda Lee, Lana Morris & Jerry Desmonde. Norman, a Civil Servant, becomes a British delegate to a diplomatic conference in Geneva (Subtitles Available)
Mon 17 Feb 20 11:00 June Allyson Death of the Temple Bay. Stars: June Allyson and Lloyd Bridges. As sea captain Anderson's vessel is sinking, he begins to question his motives for going down with his ship.
Mon 17 Feb 20 11:30 The Night Caller 1965. Sci-Fi directed by John Gilling and starring John Saxon, Maurice Denham and Patricia Haines. Aliens need to find mates from another world or they'll become extinct, they start with earth females (Subtitles Available)
Mon 17 Feb 20 13:10 Chain of Events 1958. Drama. Director: Gerald Thomas. Stars Dermot Walsh, Susan Shaw & Lisa Gastoni. A clerk tries to dodge paying a bus fare, it sparks all sorts of complications.
Mon 17 Feb 20 14:25 Now and Forever 1956. Drama. Directed by Mario Zampi. Stars Janette Scott, Vernon Gray, Kay Walsh & Jack Warner. A schoolgirl falls in love with the son of a local garage owner and they hatch a plan to elope.
Mon 17 Feb 20 16:25 Ha'penny Breeze 1951. Drama. Directed by Frank Worth. Stars Edwin Richfield, Don Sharp & Gwyneth Vaughan. David's Suffolk village is demoralised, but they gather support for his scheme to enter a yacht race. (Subtitles Available)
Mon 17 Feb 20 18:00 The Man Who Wouldn't Talk 1959. Crime. Director Herbert Wilcox. Stars Anna Neagle, Anthony Quaylea and Zsa Zsa Gabor. A barrister tries to defend her client, a U.S. scientist for killing his bride, who was a U.S. spy.
Mon 17 Feb 20 20:00 Danger UXB Unsung Heroes. 1979. Stars Anthony Andrews, Marjie Lawrence & Deborah Watling. Ash tackles a bomb, it's not considered vital, but the new fuse extractor doesn't work. (S1, E2)
Mon 17 Feb 20 21:00 Special Branch Reported Missing. 1970. Stars: Derren Nesbitt, Fulton Mackay, Morris Perry. An attractive Russian ballerina from a visiting ballet company goes missing.
Mon 17 Feb 20 22:00 Model For Murder 1959. Drama. Directed by Terry Bishop. Stars Keith Andes, Hazel Court, Michael Gough, Julia Arnall & Patricia Jessel. A Mayfair dress designer arranges for the theft of valuable jewellery.
Mon 17 Feb 20 23:30 The Looking Glass War 1970. Action. Director: Frank R Pierson. Stars Christopher Jones, Pia Degermark & Ralph Richardson. From the John le Carre novel; a British spy sends a Polish defector to East Germany on a mission (Subtitles Available)
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Tue 18 Feb 20 01:40 The Rough and the Smooth 1959. Drama. Starring Nadja Tiller, Tony Britton and William Bendix. Directed by Robert Siodmak. An archaeologist forsakes his fianc�e for a passionate affair with a beautiful German woman. (Subtitles Available)
Tue 18 Feb 20 03:45 Dick Powell Theatre Somebody's Waiting. Dick Powell served as host to this hugely popular 60s series with a glittering cast of guest stars. Starring Mickey Rooney & Susan Oliver. (S1, EP7)
Tue 18 Feb 20 04:50 Mysterious Mr Davis 1936. Comedy. Businessman Julian (Henry Kendall) invents an important but imaginary partner to stave off his creditors. Stars Alastair Sim.
Tue 18 Feb 20 06:00 Passport To Treason 1956. Crime drama directed by Robert S. Baker and starring Rod Cameron and Lois Maxwell. Clifford, an American private eye, stationed in London for the sake of a murdered friend, takes over a case. (Subtitles Available)
Tue 18 Feb 20 07:40 Cruising the West Indies in 1938 In the early 1930's, Andre de la Varre went out on his own as 'The Screen Traveller' and made theatrical shorts for independent release. In this short we visit to Nassau in the Bahamas
Tue 18 Feb 20 07:55 The Ghost of Monk's Island 1966. Action. Directors: Jan Darnley-Smith, Jeremy Summers. Stars Pierre Bedenes, Lucinda Jackson & Peter Bartlett. Four young children are shipwrecked on an island, but they are note alone.
Tue 18 Feb 20 09:45 Freedom To Die 1961. Directed by Francis Searle Stars Bruce Seton, Felicity Young, Kay Callard & Paul Maxwell. Neat Crime drama of a hidden underworld where crime really doesn't pay. (Subtitles Available)
Tue 18 Feb 20 11:00 The Flame Trees of Thika The Promised Land. Stars: Hayley Mills, David Robb & Holly Aird. Young Elspeth arrives in Thika, Kenya, with her optimistic parents who have purchased an unpromising tract of land. (S1, E01)
Tue 18 Feb 20 12:00 Seance On A Wet Afternoon 1964. Thriller. Director: Bryan Forbes. Stars Richard Attenborough, Nanette Newman & Kim Stanley. A medium stages a kidnapping which she will then 'solve' by pretending to be psychic.
Tue 18 Feb 20 14:15 Lilli Marlene 1950. Drama. Lilli, (Lisa Daniely) the French girl whose song 'Lilli Marlene' is loved by the Germans and the allies alike, is captured by the Nazis and rescued by the British. (Subtitles Available)
Tue 18 Feb 20 15:55 Five Guns West 1955. Western. Director: Roger Corman. Stars John Lund, Dorothy Malone, Mike Connors. Shalee Jethro helps her father run a desert stagecoach station but comes into trouble with bandits.
Tue 18 Feb 20 17:30 Blind Spot 1958. Crime Drama directed by Peter Maxwell. Starring Robert Mackenzie, Michael Caine and Delphi Lawrence. US Officer Adams, blinded during the war, is framed on a diamond-smuggling rap. (Subtitles Available)
Tue 18 Feb 20 19:00 Clockwise (1986) 1986. Comedy. Director: Christopher Morahan. Stars John Cleese, Penelope Wilton & Alison Steadman. A headmaster runs his school by the clock – until one little slip destroyed his schedule.
Tue 18 Feb 20 21:00 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
Tue 18 Feb 20 22:00 Helter Skelter 1949. Comedy. Director: Ralph Thomas. Stars: Carol Marsh, David Tomlinson, Mervyn Johns. A radio 'detective' gets involved with a wealthy socialite.
Tue 18 Feb 20 23:40 The Birthday Party 1968. Drama. Directed by William Friedkin. Stars Robert Shaw, Patrick Magee, Dandy Nichols & Sydney Tafler. The down-at-heel lodger in a seaside boarding house is menaced by two mysterious strangers.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Wed 19 Feb 20 02:10 These Are The Damned 1962. Horror. Director: Joseph Losey. Stars Macdonald Carey, Shirley Anne Field & Viveca Lindfors. The sister of a motorbike gang leader and her boyfriend discover a military base when on the run.
Wed 19 Feb 20 04:00 Every Day Except Christmas (1957) A study of working class life, but with an affectionate appreciation of the hard-working Covent Garden market porters. Created with Walter Lassally's virtuoso 35mm cinematography.
Wed 19 Feb 20 04:50 Streamline Express 1935. Drama. Directed by Leonard Fields. Broadway star Patricia Wallis (Evelyn Venable), leaves the new show produced by Jimmy Hart (Victor Jory), who is in love with her, and runs off to California.
Wed 19 Feb 20 06:00 Impulse (1955) 1955. Drama. Directed by Charles De la Tour & Cy Endfield. Stars Arthur Kennedy, Constance Smith & Joy Shelton. A Night club singer tricks an estate agent into thinking he killed a jewel thief. (Subtitles Available)
Wed 19 Feb 20 07:40 The Missing Million 1942. Crime. Director: Phil Brandon. Stars Linden Travers, John Warwick, Patricia Hilliard. When a millionaire mysteriously disappears before his wedding, a chain of violent events is set into action
Wed 19 Feb 20 09:20 Orders Are Orders 1954. Comedy. An American film crew are making a film in a British army camp, but the soldiers chase the film unit's girls. Starring Tony Hancock, Sid James & Peter Sellers.
Wed 19 Feb 20 11:00 The Flame Trees of Thika Hyenas Will Eat Anything. Stars: Hayley Mills, David Robb & Nicholas Jones. The Grants get new neighbours when Hereward and Lettice Palmer arrive. (S1, E02)
Wed 19 Feb 20 12:05 No Place For Jennifer 1950. Drama. Directed by Henry Cass. Stars Leo Genn, Rosamund John, Janette Scott & Guy Middleton. When 9-year-old Jennifer's parents get divorced, she is sent to a centre for maladjusted children.
Wed 19 Feb 20 13:55 The Southern Star 1969. Comedy. Directed by Sidney Hayers. Stars George Segal, Ursula Andress & Orson Welles. Jules Verne's classic story of the world's largest diamond and the motley crew suspected of stealing it.
Wed 19 Feb 20 16:05 Port Afrique 1956. Drama. Directed by Rudolph Mate. Stars Pier Angeli, Philip Carey, Dennis Price, James Hayter & Anthony Newley. An ex-army flier comes home to find his wife dead and suspects murder.
Wed 19 Feb 20 17:55 Nurse on Wheels 1963. Comedy. Director: Gerald Thomas. Stars Juliet Mills, Ronald Lewis, Joan Sims. Quietly competent young Joanna moves to a country village to take up her first job as District Nurse. (Subtitles Available)
Wed 19 Feb 20 19:40 Cover Girl Killer 1959. Crime. Someone is murdering cover girl models, leaving them in the same pose and place as featured in 'Wow' magazine. Stars: Harry H. Corbett, Felicity Young. (Subtitles Available)
Wed 19 Feb 20 21:00 Rumpole of the Bailey Rumpole and the Genuine Article. Stars: Leo McKern, Peggy Thorpe-Bates & Emlyn Williams. Rumpole defends an eccentric artist in a forgery case.
Wed 19 Feb 20 22:05 Spring and Port Wine 1970. Drama. Director: Peter Hammond. Stars James Mason, Diana Coupland, Hannah Gordo. A stern father and lenient mother try to deal with the ups and downs of their four children's lives.
Wed 19 Feb 20 00:05 The Man Who Haunted Himself 1970. Thriller. Directed by Basil Dearden. Stars Roger Moore, Hildegard Neil & Alastair Mackenzie. After recovering from a near-fatal car accident, Pelham finds his life has been turned upside-down.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Thu 20 Feb 20 01:55 Cat & Mouse 1958. Crime Thriller. Directed by Paul Rotha with Lee Patterson. The daughter of a convicted and executed killer believes she has murdered blackmailer Hilton Edwards. (Subtitles Available)
Thu 20 Feb 20 03:25 Moulin Rouge 1952. Drama. Director: John Huston. Stars Jose Ferrer & Zsa Zsa Gabor. The story is that of the crippled artist who forgets his worries by drinking and mingling at the Moulin Rouge nightclub in Paris.
Thu 20 Feb 20 05:45 The Farm 1938 A walk around a beautiful Wessex farm in 1938. Directed by Humphrey Jennings. Made with the early British additive colour photographic film process, Dufaycolor.
Thu 20 Feb 20 06:00 Carry On Admiral 1957. Comedy directed by Val Guest and starring David Tomlinson, Peggy Cummins & Alfie Bass. An MP is mistaken for his naval friend and put in charge of the fighting ship HMS Sherwood! (Subtitles Available)
Thu 20 Feb 20 07:40 Happy Go Lovely 1951. Musical Comedy. Directed by H. Bruce Humberstone. Stars David Niven, Vera-Ellen & Cesar Romero. Niven plays rich but stuffy B.G. Bruno who is head of a successful greetings card firm in Scotland
Thu 20 Feb 20 09:35 Operation Diplomat 1953. Crime. Directed by John Guillermin. Stars Guy Rolfe, Lisa Daniely, Patricia Dainton. A surgeon is forced to operate on an injured man by a gang of smugglers. (Subtitles Available)
Thu 20 Feb 20 11:00 The Flame Trees of Thika Happy New Year. Stars: Hayley Mills, David Robb & Nicholas Jones. At the end of 1913, Tilly and Robin travel to Nairobi with the Palmers to ring in the new year. (S1, E03)
Thu 20 Feb 20 12:05 The History Of The Record Industry – It's in The Groove! 1949. A wonderful look at the rise of the record industry, from its primitive beginnings to the unveiling of the formats that would revolutionise the world of popular music: the LP and the single.
Thu 20 Feb 20 12:30 The Pursuers 1961. Drama. Directed by Godfrey Grayson. Stars Cyril Shaps, Francis Matthews, Susan Denny & Sheldon Lawrence. Concentration camp prisoners form an underground network to hunt Nazi leaders.
Thu 20 Feb 20 13:45 The Other Man 1956. Set in Camden. A road safety film where we visit the Metropolitan Police Motor Driving School. A warning that we must watch the hazards from the other 'man' or woman on the road. (Subtitles Available)
Thu 20 Feb 20 14:00 Rooms Two part weekly dramas concerning the various drifters who rent rooms in a lodging house.
Thu 20 Feb 20 14:30 State Secret 1950. Drama. Director: Sidney Gilliat. Stars Douglas Fairnbanks Jr. Glynis Johns, Jack Hawkins. After WW2, the dictator of a small police state dies during surgery and the Surgeon is held captive.
Thu 20 Feb 20 16:40 The Glass Mountain 1949. Drama. The classic tale of a war romance featuring the smash hit music of The Legend of The Glass Mountain. Stars Michael Denison, Dulcie Gray & Valentina Cortese, with vocals from Tito Gobbi. (Subtitles Available)
Thu 20 Feb 20 18:40 IWM: They Stand Ready (1955) 1955. A documentary that offers a robust justification of National Service at a time when large numbers of British troops were stationed in the Mediterranean & the Far East as well as in West Germany
Thu 20 Feb 20 19:05 Street Corner 1953. Drama. Directed by Muriel Box. Stars Peggy Cummins, Anne Crawford, Rosamund John & Terence Morgan. A pseudo-docu-drama with an emphasis on the daily work and routine of female police.
Thu 20 Feb 20 21:00 The Human Jungle Heartbeats in a Tin Box. 1965. Stars Herbert Lom. The world of teacher Christine Box spins into chaos when distressing news is followed by violent behaviour. Guest stars Judith Stott.
Thu 20 Feb 20 22:00 Richard's Things 1980. Starring Liv Ullman and Amanda Redman. Richard dies of a heart attack whilst away on business, when collecting his things his wife learns that he had been travelling with another woman. (Subtitles Available)
Thu 20 Feb 20 00:00 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.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Fri 21 Feb 20 02:00 Chance of a Lifetime 1950. Comedy. Director: Bernard Miles. Stars Basil Radford, Bernard Miles, Kenneth More, Patrick Troughton & Hattie Jacques. The staff of an engineering firm take over after going on strike.
Fri 21 Feb 20 03:50 Honey West 1965. A Million Bucks In Anybody's Language. Classic crime series produced by Aaron Spelling and starring Anne Francis. Honey investigates the death of a P.I.
Fri 21 Feb 20 04:25 Boys Will Be Boys 1935. Comedy. Directed by William Beaudine. Stars Will Hay, Gordon Harker & Jimmy Hanley. A headmaster becomes involved in the disappearance of a valuable necklace.
Fri 21 Feb 20 06:00 Honey West 1965. The Gray Lady. Crime series produced by Aaron Spelling & starring Anne Francis. Honey goes after a master thief who stole an actress's jewellery while she was being interviewed on TV.
Fri 21 Feb 20 06:30 Patricia Presents… Tread Softly. Exclusive interview with Patricia Dainton who discusses her time on this film and her career in general. (S1, E1)
Fri 21 Feb 20 06:35 Tread Softly 1952. Crime. Directed by David MacDonald. Stars Frances Day, Patricia Dainton & John Bentley. The star of a London Musical walks out before curtain up, but the show must go on, in a 'Haunted Theatre'. (Subtitles Available)
Fri 21 Feb 20 08:05 The Trollenberg Terror 1958. Sci-Fi. A series of deaths on a Swiss mountain-side appear to be connected to a mysterious cloud. Stars: Forrest Tucker, Warren Mitchell & Andrew Faulds. (Subtitles Available)
Fri 21 Feb 20 09:40 S is for Stanley 1957. Doc. Award winning documentary film depicting the relationship between film director Stanley Kubrick and his chauffeur and assistant, Emilio D'Alessandro.
Fri 21 Feb 20 11:00 The Flame Trees of Thika Friends in High Places. Stars: Hayley Mills, David Robb & Holly Aird. Elspeth and Sammy are in put in danger when they face a herd of rampaging elephants. (S1, E04)
Fri 21 Feb 20 12:05 The Gentle Sex 1943. Drama. Directed by Leslie Howard. Stars Joan Gates, Jean Gillie, Lilli Palmer, Rosamund John & Joan Greenwood. During WW2, seven women find themselves in the Auxiliary Territorial Services. (Subtitles Available)
Fri 21 Feb 20 13:55 IWM: Dustbin Parade (1942) Short animation about recycling for the war effort, Second World War by Halas and Batchelor
Fri 21 Feb 20 14:00 Rooms Two part weekly dramas concerning the various drifters who rent rooms in a lodging house.
Fri 21 Feb 20 14:30 The Angel With The Trumpet 1950. Drama. Stars Eileen Herlie, Basil Sydney & Norman Wooland. A powerful, panoramic story of a family's tribulations from the last decades of the 19th Century through to the dark days of Nazi rule.
Fri 21 Feb 20 16:30 Fitness Wins the Game – Glimpses Made in 1940 and directed by Donald Carter. An educational short, see Arsenal play Tottenham at Highbury, learn the art of cycling, cricket, running clubs and male fitness clubs.
Fri 21 Feb 20 16:40 The Boys 1962. Crime drama starring Richard Todd, Robert Morley, Dudley Sutton & Jess Conrad. When a nightwatchman is murdered, four young men are put on trial. Cleverly directed by Sidney J. Furie. (Subtitles Available)
Fri 21 Feb 20 19:10 England in 1951 – Glimpses Made all around England in 1951 we visit London, Sheffield, Birmingham, Coventry, Stratford Upon Avon, Bradford and its textiles industries and much more. Includes a look at the 'Golden Arrow'.
Fri 21 Feb 20 19:20 Scarlet Blade 1963. Drama. Director: John Gilling. Stars Lionel Jeffries, Oliver Reed, Jack Hedley. In 1648, during the English Civil War, Captain Sylvester switches sides between the Parliamentary and Royal camp.
Fri 21 Feb 20 21:00 Hazell Hazell and the Big Sleep. 1979. Stars: Nicholas Ball, Peter Bourke, Richard Durden. A job finding a thief in a London Hotel puts Hazell in harm's way,
Fri 21 Feb 20 22:00 Rasputin the Mad Monk 1966. Drama. Director: Don Sharp. Stars Christopher Lee, Barbara Shelley, Francis Matthews. Rasputin heals the sick wife of an innkeeper.
Fri 21 Feb 20 23:50 The Boys From Brazil 1978. Drama. Directed by Franklin J. Schaffner. Stars Gregory Peck, Laurence Olivier & James Mason. A Nazi hunter in Paraguay discovers a sinister and bizarre plot to rekindle the Third Reich. (Subtitles Available)
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Sat 22 Feb 20 02:30 Hot Target 1985. Drama. An American wife is seduced by a fellow American, but does she have another motive? Starring Simone Griffeth and Bryan Marshall.
Sat 22 Feb 20 04:25 Suddenly 1954. Drama. Director: Lewis Allen. Stars Frank Sinatra, Sterling Hayden & James Gleason. Three gangsters trap a family in their own house, with the intention of killing the president of the USA. (Subtitles Available)
Sat 22 Feb 20 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. (Subtitles Available)
Sat 22 Feb 20 07:45 Strange Harvest (1953) A sailor gives a lift to two men who steal his money and car and leave him for dead in a cornfield. As the combine harvester begins its work the two men have to move the body before it's discovered� (Subtitles Available)
Sat 22 Feb 20 08:25 Dick Tracy Vs Cueball 1946. Thriller. Director: Gordon Douglas. Stars Morgan Conway, Dick Wessel & Esther Howard. Dick Tracy is on the trail of the rampaging arch nemesis, Cueball.
Sat 22 Feb 20 09:45 Glimpses – Highlights of Variety Happy Tate Jr. Highlights of Variety. Highlights from the acts of Bell & Howell Music Hall. Includes singing trio The Radio Three xylophonist Teddy Brown and a sketch from Harry Tate
Sat 22 Feb 20 10:00 Overseas Press Club – Exclusive! The Littlest Sergeant. 1957. Stars: Eddie Byrne, David Hannaford, Patrick Allen. A comic story of how a Polish orphan boy is adopted by an American sergeant while fighting in Germany.
Sat 22 Feb 20 10:30 South of Algiers 1953. Crime. Director: Jack Lee. Stars Van Heflin, Wanda Hendrix, Eric Portman. Archaeologists and thieves search the Sahara desert for the priceless mask of Moloch.
Sat 22 Feb 20 12:15 The Brave Don't Cry 1952. Drama. Directed by Philip Leacock. Starring John Gregson, Meg Buchanan & John Rae. Based on a true story. In a small Scots mining-town, a mine cave-in seals the entire crew.
Sat 22 Feb 20 14:05 Light Up the Sky! 1960. Comedy. Director: Lewis Gilbert. Stars Ian Carmichael, Tommy Steele & Benny Hill. British bittersweet comedy about misfits manning a British Army searchlight battery during the Blitz.
Sat 22 Feb 20 15:55 Second Fiddle 1957. Comedy. Director: Maurice Elvey. Stars: Adrienne Corri, Thorley Walters, Lisa Gastoni, Richard Wattis. Deborah and Charles are in love, but the company they work for has one important rule.
Sat 22 Feb 20 17:25 Next To No Time 1958. Comedy. Stars Kenneth More, Betsy Drake, Irene Handl & Sid James. Whilst on the Queen Elizabeth to New York, David must close a deal before the boat docks.
Sat 22 Feb 20 19:20 Suspect 1960. Drama. Directed by Roy Boulting and John Boulting. Stars Tony Britton, Virginia Maskell, Peter Cushing. A young scientist's pioneering work attracts the attention of the authorities.
Sat 22 Feb 20 21:00 Lady Caroline Lamb 1972. Drama. Director: Robert Bolt. Stars: Sarah Miles, Jon Finch, Richard Chamberlain. The Lady Caroline Lamb falls from a loveless marriage into an affair with Lord Byron.
Sat 22 Feb 20 23:30 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.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Sun 23 Feb 20 01:15 I Walk the Line 1970. Drama. Director: John Frankenheimer. Stars: Gregory Peck, Tuesday Weld and Estelle Parsons. A small town sheriff's world is turned upside down by a beautiful young woman. (Subtitles Available)
Sun 23 Feb 20 03:15 Horrors of the Black Museum 1959. Horror. Director: Arthur Crabtree. Stars Michael Gough, June Cunningham, Graham Curnow. After a series of murders, crime writer, Edward Bancroft, is following events with particular interest.
Sun 23 Feb 20 05:00 Born Of The Sea Born Of The Sea 1949. A mysterious baby is found in a boat at sea. Where is he from? A charming portrait of a small coastal community in Coverack. Stars Dorothea Paul Directed by Anthony Mavrogordato (Subtitles Available)
Sun 23 Feb 20 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. (Subtitles Available)
Sun 23 Feb 20 07:30 Sky Liner 1949. Thriller. Director: William Berke. Stars Richard Travis, Pamela Blake & Rochelle Hudson. An FBI Agent finds himself caught up in Cold War espionage when he boards a plane heading west. (Subtitles Available)
Sun 23 Feb 20 08:45 Danger By My Side 1963. Crime. With the help of the Met police a girl tracks down the killers of her detective brother. Stars Anthony Oliver, Maureen Connell, Bill Nagy. (Subtitles Available)
Sun 23 Feb 20 10:00 Overseas Press Club – Exclusive! The Unknown Man. 1957. Stars: Kieron Moore, Karel Stepanek, Leonard Sachs. It's a race against time involving even Churchill himself as a Polish stowaway needs official help.
Sun 23 Feb 20 10:30 Caesar and Cleopatra 1946. Biopic. Director: Gabriel Pascal. Stars Claude Rains, Vivien Leigh and Stewart Granger. Cleopatra has not been on the throne of the pharaohs of Egypt very long when Julius Caesar pays a visit.
Sun 23 Feb 20 13:00 Small Voice 1948. Drama. Director: Fergus Mcdonell. Stars. James Donald, Valerie Hobson, David Greene. A couple come across a car crash on their way to wales, where they discover that the occupants are armed.
Sun 23 Feb 20 14:40 A Man About the House 1947. Drama. Stars: Margaret Johnston, Dulcie Gray & Kieron Moore. Agnes and Ellen, two poor English sisters unexpectedly inherit from their uncle a rich estate near Naples.
Sun 23 Feb 20 16:30 Smokescreen (1964) 1964. Drama. Directed by Jim O'Connolly. Starring Peter Vaughan, John Carson & Yvonne Romain. A blazing car goes over the cliff to the east of Brighton. Suspicions mount when no body can be found. (Subtitles Available)
Sun 23 Feb 20 18:00 Get Some In! Marsh's Wife. Stars: Tony Selby, David Janson, Gerard Ryder. The lads are caught trying to get a closer look at the women of the camp. (S3, E04)
Sun 23 Feb 20 18:30 Queen Cotton – Glimpses 1941. Short film about the workings of the 200-year-old cotton industry in Lancashire culminating in a fashion show displaying the latest cotton designs.
Sun 23 Feb 20 18:50 Nicholas Nickleby 1947. Drama. Director: Alberto Cavalcanti. Stars Cedric Hardwicke, Sybil Thorndike, Stanley Holloway. Robbed of his inheritance, Nicholas is forced to seek his fortune as a travelling entertainer
Sun 23 Feb 20 21:00 Sunday Night at the London Palladium 1964. Variety entertainment show hosted by Bruce Forsyth. This week features Freddie and the Dreamers, flamenco dancer Antonio, Billy Russell, The Trapinos and The Tiller Girls
Sun 23 Feb 20 22:00 The Jazz Singer 1980. Musical. Director: Richard Fleischer. Stars Neil Diamond, Laurence Olivier & Lucie Arnaz. A Jewish musician defies his father's wishes in order to realize his dream of becoming a jazz singer

Feb 24th - Mar 1st

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TPTV Schedule Feb 24th – Mar 1st

DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Mon 24 Feb 20 00:15 Lady Godiva Rides Again 1952. Comedy. Directed by Frank Launder. Stars Dennis Price, John McCallum, Stanley Holloway, Sidney James & Diana Dors. A waitress wins a beauty contest to ride as Lady Godiva in a town's pageant.
Mon 24 Feb 20 02:15 The Reptile 1966. Horror. Director: John Gilling. Star: Noel Willman, Jennifer Daniel, Ray Barrett, Jacqueline Pearce. A deadly epidemic is spreading through the remote Cornish village of Clagmoor Heath.
Mon 24 Feb 20 04:05 The Lost City 1997. Action. After surviving a helicopter crash in the uncharted South African wilderness, two young men, a girl and a renegade thief discover an ancient city unknown to civilization.
Mon 24 Feb 20 06:00 The Riverside Murder 1935. Crime. Directed by Albert Parker and stars Basil Sydney, Alastair Sim, Judy Gunn and Tom Helmore. Inspector Winton investigates a murder that has occurred shortly before a meeting of financiers. (Subtitles Available)
Mon 24 Feb 20 07:20 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. (Subtitles Available)
Mon 24 Feb 20 09:15 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre Solo For Sparrow. 1962. Directed by Gordon Flemyng. Stars Anthony Newlands, Glyn Houston & Michael Coles. A gang of thieves get caught up in a murder whilst trying to rob a jewellery store.
Mon 24 Feb 20 10:25 Honey West 1965. A Nice Little Till To Tap. Classic crime series produced by Aaron Spelling and starring Anne Francis. Honey and Sam journey to Mexico to investigate the drugging of a truck driver.
Mon 24 Feb 20 11:00 The Flame Trees of Thika A Real Sportsman. Stars: Hayley Mills, David Robb & Nicholas Jones. The Palmers receive their new piano and face a challenge in getting it moved to the farm. (S1, E05)
Mon 24 Feb 20 12:05 There Was a Young Lady 1953. Comedy. Director: Lawrence Huntington. Stars Michael Denison, Dulcie Gray & Sydney Tafler. A diamond merchants' secretary gets fired by her new boss for being too efficient. (Subtitles Available)
Mon 24 Feb 20 13:45 Our Weekends in 1949 Narrated by Ralph Richardson. A Charming short film made in 1949 following London workers on their weekends in the country. Cricket of The Green, Picnics at the Lido, Boating, Bowling & Fishing.
Mon 24 Feb 20 14:15 Rotten to the Core 1965. Comedy. Director: John Boulting. Stars Anton Rodgers, Eric Sykes & Charlotte Rampling. After 18 months in jail the gang are released and are eager for their share of the stash.
Mon 24 Feb 20 16:15 Spare the Rod 1961. Drama. Director: Leslie Norman. Stars Max Bygraves, Geoffrey Keen & Donald Pleasence. A new teacher arrives at an East London school to find that his modern education methods are not welcome.
Mon 24 Feb 20 18:05 Brighton In the 50s – Glimpses Rare footage of 50s Brighton with the trolleybuses, The Pavilion, the famous Victoria Gardens and the promenade.
Mon 24 Feb 20 18:10 Brighton Rock 1947. Crime Drama. Directed by John Boulting. Stars Richard Attenborough & Hermione Baddeley. Small time gang leader, Pinkie Brown, desperately tries to cover his tracks after he murders a journalist
Mon 24 Feb 20 20:00 Danger UXB Just Like a Woman. 1979. Stars Anthony Andrews, Steven Grives & Alfie Bass. Ash and Machin are brought to London from a bomb disposal course and attend to a dangerous bomb (S1, E3)
Mon 24 Feb 20 21:00 Special Branch Fool's Mate. 1970. Stars: Derren Nesbitt, Fulton Mackay, Morris Perry. mBritain's top code breaker is forced to mingle with Communist players during a chess tournament, Inman stays close.
Mon 24 Feb 20 22:00 That'll Be The Day 1973. Drama. Director: Claude Whatham. Stars: David Essex, Ringo Starr, Rosemary Leach. Abandoned by his father at an early age, Jim seems to have inherited the old man's restlessness
Mon 24 Feb 20 23:50 Best Pair Of Legs In The Business 1974. Comedy. Director: Christopher Hodson. Stars Reg Varney, Diana Coupland, Lee Montague & Jean Harvey. A middle-aged compere and drag artiste is low on talent but high on ambition.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Tue 25 Feb 20 01:50 Rasputin the Mad Monk 1966. Drama. Director: Don Sharp. Stars Christopher Lee, Barbara Shelley, Francis Matthews. Rasputin heals the sick wife of an innkeeper.
Tue 25 Feb 20 03:40 Charade 1963. Drama. Romance and suspense in Paris as a woman is pursued for her murdered husband's stolen fortune. Stars Cary Grant, Audrey Hepburn & Walter Matthau.
Tue 25 Feb 20 06:00 The Madame Gambles 1951. Comedy. The owner of a dress shop gambles the shop away to her bookie who inherits, not only the shop, but the manager. Directed by Maclean Rogers. Starring Richard Hearne and Petula Clark. (Subtitles Available)
Tue 25 Feb 20 07:35 Three Silent Men 1940. Crime. An inventor of a deadly weapon to be used against the allies is injured in a crash. Surgeon, Sir James (Sebastian Shaw) saves his life but learns of his plot. Stars Derrick De Marney (Subtitles Available)
Tue 25 Feb 20 09:00 The Farmer's Daughter 1947. Drama. Directed by H.C. Potter. Stars Loretta Young, Joseph Cotten & Ethel Barrymore. Katie leaves the farm to become a nurse, but is side tracked into domestic service, romance, & politics.
Tue 25 Feb 20 11:00 The Flame Trees of Thika Safari. Stars: Hayley Mills, David Robb & Ben Cross. With Robin and Elspeth staying behind at the farm, Tilly joins the Palmers and Ian Crawford on safari. (S1, E06)
Tue 25 Feb 20 12:05 The Final Test 1954. Comedy. Director: Anthony Asquith. Stars Jack Warner, Robert Morley & George Relph. A cricketer looks forward to his last test match, but his son would rather write poetry than watch his innings
Tue 25 Feb 20 13:55 Next To No Time 1958. Comedy. Stars Kenneth More, Betsy Drake, Irene Handl & Sid James. Whilst on the Queen Elizabeth to New York, David must close a deal before the boat docks.
Tue 25 Feb 20 15:45 The Young Mr. Pitt 1942. Drama. Director: Carol Reed. Stars: Robert Donat, Robert Morley & Phyllis Calvert. This biopic tells the story of the 24-year-old British Prime Minister who served during the Napoleonic era. (Subtitles Available)
Tue 25 Feb 20 17:45 Second Fiddle 1957. Comedy. Director: Maurice Elvey. Stars: Adrienne Corri, Thorley Walters, Lisa Gastoni, Richard Wattis. Deborah and Charles are in love, but the company they work for has one important rule.
Tue 25 Feb 20 19:15 Two Way Stretch 1960. Comedy. Directed by Robert Day. Stars Peter Sellers, David Lodge & Bernard Cribbins. Dodger Lane intends to break out of prison, steal a fortune in diamonds, and break back into prison.
Tue 25 Feb 20 21:00 Reilly: Ace of Spies An Affair with a Married Woman. 1983. Stars: Sam Neill, Leo McKern, Norman Rodway. A spy escapes from custody in the foothills of Caucusus and heads for London leaving behind a scandal.
Tue 25 Feb 20 22:45 Lady Caroline Lamb 1972. Drama. Director: Robert Bolt. Stars: Sarah Miles, Jon Finch, Richard Chamberlain. The Lady Caroline Lamb falls from a loveless marriage into an affair with Lord Byron.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Wed 26 Feb 20 01:15 Hue and Cry 1947. Adventure. Director: Charles Crichton. Stars Alastair Sim, Frederick Piper, Harry Fowler. A gang of street boys foil a master crook who sends commands for robberies in a cunning way.
Wed 26 Feb 20 02:55 Rhythm Racketeers 1937. Musical. Chicago gangster steals jewels and frames his band leader double. Starring Harry Roy, Princess Pearl, James Carew, Syd Crossley.
Wed 26 Feb 20 04:25 England May Be Home 1957. Drama. Director: Margaret and Richard Hodkin. An Italian working in England has to decide whether he should return home after his father's death. Part of the Women Amateur Filmmakers Collection.
Wed 26 Feb 20 04:45 Going Gay 1935. Musical starring Arthur Riscoe, Naunton Wayne and Magda Schneider. Two friends fall for a lady singer and both try to make her a star. (Subtitles Available)
Wed 26 Feb 20 06:00 Somewhere in Camp 1942. Comedy. Directed by John E. Blakeley. Stars Harry Korris, Frank Randle & Robbie Vincent. Army buddies help Private Trevor court the daughter of their commanding officer. (Subtitles Available)
Wed 26 Feb 20 07:45 The Overlanders 1946. War. Stars Chips Rafferty. Based on a true story set in WW2. Faced with killing their cattle rather than leave them to the Japanese, a desperate gang drive their herd across Australia.
Wed 26 Feb 20 09:35 Nell Gwyn 1934. Period drama directed by Herbert Wilcox. Nell (Anna Neagle) captivates King Charles (Cedric Hardwicke) and fights off the royal insiders. (Subtitles Available)
Wed 26 Feb 20 11:00 The Flame Trees of Thika The Drums of War. Stars: Hayley Mills, David Robb & Sharon Maughan. With Robin away, Tilly decides to go to Nairobi to do what she can for the war effort. (S1, E07)
Wed 26 Feb 20 12:05 Bang! You're Dead 1954. Drama. Directed by Lance Comfort. Stars Jack Warner, Derek Farr, Veronica Hurst and Michael Medwin. A tragic accident leads to man being wrongly accused of murder.
Wed 26 Feb 20 13:45 Suspect 1960. Drama. Directed by Roy Boulting and John Boulting. Stars Tony Britton, Virginia Maskell, Peter Cushing. A young scientist's pioneering work attracts the attention of the authorities.
Wed 26 Feb 20 15:25 64-Day Hero: A Boxer's Tale 1985. Documentary. Gordon Williams on an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the life and death of Randolph Turpin, who held a world boxing title for 64 days.
Wed 26 Feb 20 17:25 The Frightened City 1961. Drama. Stars Herbert Lom, Sean Connery & John Gregson. British Noir film about extortion rackets and gang warfare in the West End of London. The Shadows had a hit single with main theme.
Wed 26 Feb 20 19:25 Walk A Tight Rope 1963. Drama. Director: Frank Nesbitt. Stars Dan Duryea, Patricia Owens, Terence Cooper. A hitman is hired to murder a Woman�s ex-husband but things are not quite as they seem.
Wed 26 Feb 20 21:00 Rumpole of the Bailey Rumpole and the Golden Thread. Stars: Leo McKern, Peggy Thorpe-Bates & Errol John. Rumpole agrees to defend a cabinet minister of a former British African colony accused of murder.
Wed 26 Feb 20 22:05 The Reckoning 1970. Drama. Directed by Jack Gold. Stars Nicol Williamson, Ann Bell, Rachel Roberts & Douglas Wilmer. A ruthless business executive returns to his Liverpudlian roots to investigate his father's death
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Thu 27 Feb 20 00:15 The 14 (AKA The Wild Little Bunch) 1973. Drama. Director: David Hemmings. Stars Jack Wild, Alun Armstrong, June Brown & Cheryl Hall. Based on a true story in London's East End. 14 kids stick together after the death of their mother.
Thu 27 Feb 20 02:15 Too Young To Love 1959. Directed by Muriel Box. Stars Jess Conrad, Pauline Hahn, Joan Miller & Austin Willis. Based on the play, Pickup Girl by Elsa Shelley. A story of a young girl's lapse into sex delinquency.
Thu 27 Feb 20 03:55 A Night of Magic 1944. Directed by Herbert Wynne. Stars Robert Griffith, Gerald Pring, Billy 'Uke' Scott, Marian Olive & Elsa Tee – Mummies meet chorus girls in this lost British musical comedy.
Thu 27 Feb 20 04:40 Checkmate 1935. Crime drama starring Maurice Evans, Felix Aylmer, Evelyn Foster and Donald Wolfit. A Scotland Yard detective gets more than he bargained with a gang of London jewel thieves.
Thu 27 Feb 20 06:00 The Girl Who Couldn't Quite 1949. Comedy. Directed by Norman Lee. Stars Bill Owen, Elizabeth Henson & Betty Stockfeld. Ruth hasn't smiled since she was a little girl but with the friendship of a tramp she smiles again. (Subtitles Available)
Thu 27 Feb 20 07:35 The Fabulous Dorseys 1947. Musical. Tommy and Jimmy Dorsey play themselves in this rise and rise story of the fabulous Dorsey brothers.
Thu 27 Feb 20 09:25 Love In Pawn 1953. Comedy. Penniless couple Roger (Bernard Braden) and Jean (Barbara Kelly) will get �10,000 if Roger can live a sober and profitable life. Starring Reg Dixon and John Laurie. (Subtitles Available)
Thu 27 Feb 20 11:00 Richard Diamond 1957. Crime. Stars David Janssen, Roxane Brooks & Russ Conway. Originally a radio program created by Blake Edwards. Diamond is an ex-cop, who uses his contacts to solve his private cases. (S1, E1)
Thu 27 Feb 20 11:30 Talking Pictures with Shirley Anne Field Shirley Anne Field sits down with Robert Ross and talks about her life and career in an exclusive interview for Talking Pictures TV
Thu 27 Feb 20 11:55 Private's Progress 1956. Comedy. Directed by John Boulting. Stars Ian Carmichael, Richard Attenborough, Dennis Price & Terry-Thomas. An upper class twit causes military mayhem when he joins the army.
Thu 27 Feb 20 13:55 Cycling Proficiency … 50s – Glimpses. Amateur footage of an original cycling proficiency test taken by all ages in the late 1950s
Thu 27 Feb 20 14:00 Rooms Two part weekly dramas concerning the various drifters who rent rooms in a lodging house.
Thu 27 Feb 20 14:30 The Duke Wore Jeans 1958. Musical Comedy. Directed by Gerald Thomas. Stars Tommy Steele, June Laverick, Michael Medwin. A Cockney lad who looks just like a local duke is sent in the duke's place to woo a rich princess.
Thu 27 Feb 20 16:20 Dick Powell Theatre Apples Don't Fall. Starring Johnny Crawford & David Niven. A teenage boy fostered in infancy; searches for his true father. (S2, EP21)
Thu 27 Feb 20 17:20 Canterbury Made in 1933 and first shown to an audience at the Prince Of Wales Theatre London, this series focused on areas on interest. This episode has remarkable shots and commentary on a 1930s Canterbury.
Thu 27 Feb 20 17:30 The March Hare 1956. Comedy. Director: George More O'Ferrall. Stars Peggy Cummins & Terence Morgan, Wilfrid Hyde White. Sir Charles Hare gambles his all on his horse at Ascot, but the horse is 'pulled' from the race
Thu 27 Feb 20 19:15 Mad About Men 1954. Comedy. Director Ralph Thomas. Stars Glynis Johns, Donald Sinden, Anne Crawford. A flirtatious mermaid swaps places with a schoolteacher who has gone on holiday, but falls in love in the process
Thu 27 Feb 20 21:00 Funny Man Side by Side. 1981. Stars: Jimmy Jewel, David Schofield, Andrew Fell. Funny Man follows the mixed fortunes of an extended family of music-hall entertainers in search of their big break.
Thu 27 Feb 20 22:00 Spring and Port Wine 1970. Drama. Director: Peter Hammond. Stars James Mason, Diana Coupland, Hannah Gordo. A stern father and lenient mother try to deal with the ups and downs of their four children's lives.
Thu 27 Feb 20 00:00 The Go Between 1971. Drama. Director: Joseph Losey. Stars: Julie Christie, Alan Bates, Margaret Leighton. A tale of torrid and forbidden love between a couple in the English countryside.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Fri 28 Feb 20 02:20 Bundle Of Joy 1956. Musical Comedy. After being fired from her job, Polly (Debbie Reynolds) finds an abandoned baby. People believe the baby is hers. Directed by Norman Taurog. Starring Eddie Fisher.
Fri 28 Feb 20 04:15 Soho Conspiracy 1950. Drama. Restaurant owners' daughter Dora (Zena Marshall) and press agent Guy (John Witty) plan a concert to restore a bombed church, but their plans are thwarted by a lawyer who has other plans.
Fri 28 Feb 20 06:00 Anything To Declare? 1938. John Loder and Elliot Makeham star in this topical thriller. Professor Grayson is working on an anti-gas formula and Dr. Klee, whose peace propaganda masks other interests, means to obtain it. (Subtitles Available)
Fri 28 Feb 20 07:30 Hills Of Donegal 1947. Drama. Stars Irene Handle, John Bentley, Dinah Sheridan, James Etherington, Moore Marriott & John Bentley. Eileen is the star of an Irish operatic society but gives up to marry Terry O'Keefe. (Subtitles Available)
Fri 28 Feb 20 09:10 It's Great to be Young 1956. Musical. John Mills stars as a well-loved teacher in this gentle musical comedy portraying life in the 1950s British classroom and the school jazz band.
Fri 28 Feb 20 11:00 Richard Diamond 1957. Crime. Stars David Janssen, Roxane Brooks & Russ Conway. Originally a radio program created by Blake Edwards. Diamond is an ex-cop, who uses his contacts to solve his private cases. (S1, E2)
Fri 28 Feb 20 11:30 IWM: Worker's Weekend (1943) 1943. Documentary recording the efforts of workers to build a Wellington Bomber in 30 hours, Second World War, directed by Ray Elton.
Fri 28 Feb 20 11:50 Nicholas Nickleby 1947. Drama. Director: Alberto Cavalcanti. Stars Cedric Hardwicke, Sybil Thorndike, Stanley Holloway. Robbed of his inheritance, Nicholas is forced to seek his fortune as a travelling entertainer
Fri 28 Feb 20 14:00 Rooms Two part weekly dramas concerning the various drifters who rent rooms in a lodging house.
Fri 28 Feb 20 14:30 Decoy: To Trap a Thief 1957 Stars Beverly Garland, Frank Overton, Mary James & George Mitchell. Casey assumes the identity of a blackmailer to solve a baffling armed robbery case. (Subtitles Available)
Fri 28 Feb 20 15:00 A Man About the House 1947. Drama. Stars: Margaret Johnston, Dulcie Gray & Kieron Moore. Agnes and Ellen, two poor English sisters unexpectedly inherit from their uncle a rich estate near Naples.
Fri 28 Feb 20 16:50 Hobson's Choice 1954. Drama. Director: David Lean. Stars: Charles Laughton, John Mills & Brenda de Banzie. Henry Hobson's three daughters want to marry, but he refuses as traditions require him to pay out settlements (Subtitles Available)
Fri 28 Feb 20 19:00 Against the Wind 1948. War. Directed by: Charles Crichton Stars: Robert Beatty, Simone Signoret & Jack Warner. At the height of WW2, a group of men and women are gathered together in London to be trained as spies.
Fri 28 Feb 20 21:00 Hazell Hazell and the Suffolk Ghost. 1979. Stars: Nicholas Ball, Peter Bourke, Meg Davies. A quiet time by the Suffolk Coast turns out to be anything but for Hazel
Fri 28 Feb 20 22:00 The Mummy's Shroud 1967. Horror. Director: John Gilling. Stars Andre Morell, Michael Ripper, Elisabeth Sellars & David Buck. An Ancient Egyptian curse settles upon the doomed members of an archaeological expedition.
Fri 28 Feb 20 23:50 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.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Sat 29 Feb 20 01:35 Memories of Lindsay Anderson 2019. Chris Wade's documentary film is a personal, intimate and affectionate look at the life and work of Lindsay Anderson, legendary film and theatre director.
Sat 29 Feb 20 02:40 Dick Powell Theatre Thunder in a Forgotten Town. Stars Steve Mcqueen, Jackie Cooper & David Niven. After ten years in a Red Chinese POW camp, John Reardon returns home. (S2, EP23)
Sat 29 Feb 20 03:40 Bush Pilot 1947. Adventure. Directed by Sterling Campbell. Red North is a bush pilot in Canada. Red's half-brother decides to relocate his bush pilot business to the same lake, cutting into Red's routes. (Subtitles Available)
Sat 29 Feb 20 04:55 Castle Sinister 1947. Drama. During the war, a British agent travels to the remote Glennye Castle in the wilds of Scotland to investigate a mysterious murder by a masked phantom. Directed by Oscar Burn.
Sat 29 Feb 20 06:00 Command Performance 1937. A renowned stage singer leaves the theatre to become a gypsy after his voice weakens. Arthur Tracy (The Street Singer) and Lilli Palmer star in this romantic musical. Also stars Finlay Currie. (Subtitles Available)
Sat 29 Feb 20 07:45 Born Of The Sea Born Of The Sea 1949. A mysterious baby is found in a boat at sea. Where is he from? A charming portrait of a small coastal community in Coverack. Stars Dorothea Paul Directed by Anthony Mavrogordato (Subtitles Available)
Sat 29 Feb 20 08:45 Sammy's Super T-shirt 1978. Family. Director Jeremy Summers. Stars Reggie Winch, Lawrie Mark, David Young. young boy's lucky t-shirt is transformed through a power surge and gives its wearer super-powers.
Sat 29 Feb 20 10:00 Overseas Press Club – Exclusive! Tatiana, the Czar's Daughter. 1957. Stars: Phyllis Calvert, Paul Carpenter, Leonard Sachs. An American reporter relates how the Czar's daughter is sought by soviet agents.
Sat 29 Feb 20 10:30 Model For Murder 1959. Drama. Directed by Terry Bishop. Stars Keith Andes, Hazel Court, Michael Gough, Julia Arnall & Patricia Jessel. A Mayfair dress designer arranges for the theft of valuable jewellery.
Sat 29 Feb 20 12:00 House Across the Lake 1954. Crime drama. Directed & written by Ken Hughes. Stars Alex Nicol, Hillary Brooke & Sidney James. An American living in England is enticed into a scheme by a beautiful blonde to murder her husband
Sat 29 Feb 20 13:30 Carve Her Name With Pride 1958. War Drama. Director: Lewis Gilbert. Stars Virginia McKenna, Paul Scofield & Jack Warner. Based on the true story of WW2 special agent Violette Szabo recruited to work as a spy in France.
Sat 29 Feb 20 15:50 An Inspector Calls 1954. Crime. Director: Guy Hamilton. Stars: Alastair Sim, Arthur Young, Brian Worth. The Birling family are rich, and complacent. It is 1912, and the impending war has yet to fall across their lives.
Sat 29 Feb 20 17:30 Portrait of Claire 1950. Drama. Director: Lance Comfort. Stars Margaret Johnston, Richard Todd, Robin Bailey. The story of three successive marriages, told in flashback.
Sat 29 Feb 20 19:20 Hue and Cry 1947. Adventure. Director: Charles Crichton. Stars Alastair Sim, Frederick Piper, Harry Fowler. A gang of street boys foil a master crook who sends commands for robberies in a cunning way.
Sat 29 Feb 20 21:00 The Nanny 1965. Thriller. Director: Seth Holt. Stars Bettie Davis, Wendy Craig & Jill Bennett. Joey Fane is a young boy who believes that the nanny killed his sister but nobody believes him. (Subtitles Available)
Sat 29 Feb 20 22:50 That'll Be The Day
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Sun 01 Mar 20 00:40 The Scars of Dracula 1970. Horror. Directed by Roy Ward Baker. Stars: Christopher Lee, Jenny Hanley, Dennis Waterman. At a remote castle Count Dracula is resurrected.
Sun 01 Mar 20 02:40 Blood On The Sun 1945. Thriller directed by Frank Lloyd and starring James Cagney and Sylvia Sidney. A dedicated American reporter in 1930s Japan is determined to expose the government's plan for world domination.
Sun 01 Mar 20 04:35 Woman Eater 1958. Sci-Fi. Directed By Charles Saunders. Stars George Coulouris & Vera Day. A mad scientist captures women and feeds them to a flesh eating tree. (Subtitles Available)
Sun 01 Mar 20 06:00 Old Mother Riley Headmistress 1950. Comedy. Mother Riley rises from the soapsuds to scholastics when a distant relative dies, leaving her the laundry in a seminary for young ladies. Starring Arthur Lucan & Kitty McShane. (Subtitles Available)
Sun 01 Mar 20 07:30 Scarlet Web 1954. Crime drama directed by Charles Saunders. An insurance investigator is framed for murder after a client is found dead. Starring Griffith Jones and Hazel Court. (Subtitles Available)
Sun 01 Mar 20 08:45 Life In Danger 1959. Crime thriller directed by Terry Bishop and stars Derren Nesbitt. A child murderer escapes from an asylum. (Subtitles Available)
Sun 01 Mar 20 10:00 Overseas Press Club – Exclusive! Two Against the Kremlin. 1957. Stars: Ralph Bellamy, Julia Arnall, Nicola Braithwaite. An American correspondent with a Russian wife and children faces increased hostility in Moscow.
Sun 01 Mar 20 10:30 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.
Sun 01 Mar 20 10:50 IWM: The True Glory (1945) Oscar winning documentary directed by Carol Reed & Garson Kanin about the Allied invasion of Europe. Commentary by Peter Ustinov, John Laurie, Jimmy Hanley and Richard Attenborough.
Sun 01 Mar 20 12:35 Helter Skelter 1949. Comedy. Director: Ralph Thomas. Stars: Carol Marsh, David Tomlinson, Mervyn Johns. A radio 'detective' gets involved with a wealthy socialite.
Sun 01 Mar 20 14:15 The Lady With A Lamp 1951. Drama. Director: Herbert Wilcox. Stars: Anna Neagle, Michael Wilding & Gladys Young. Based on the Reginald Berkeley stage play, this compelling drama offers a depiction of Florence Nightingale. (Subtitles Available)
Sun 01 Mar 20 16:20 Kipps 1941. Comedy. Director: Carol Reed. Starring Michael Redgrave, Phyllis Calvert & Philip Frost. Based on H.G Wells' novel, Kipps the draper's apprentice falls in love with a girl above his station. (Subtitles Available)
Sun 01 Mar 20 18:00 Get Some In! The Human Body. Stars: Tony Selby, David Janson, Gerard Ryder. Alice struggles to come to terms with the change in her living standards (S3, E05)
Sun 01 Mar 20 18:30 BFI: Terminus 1961. Drama. Directed by John Schlesinger. Iconic short of a day in the life of a London Railway Station.
Sun 01 Mar 20 19:10 Simon and Laura 1955. Comedy. Director: Muriel Box. Stars: Peter Finch, Kay Kendall, Muriel Pavlow. A TV studio hits upon an idea for a new programme showing the trials and tribulations of the life of a married couple.
Sun 01 Mar 20 21:00 Sunday Night at the London Palladium 1965. Features Frankie Vaughan, Edmund Hockeridge, The Searchers, Susan Lane, Sara Miles, Peter, Paul and Mary, Peter Cook and Dudley Moore.
Sun 01 Mar 20 22:00 Are You Being Served? 1977. Comedy. Director: Bob Kellett. Stars: John Inman, Mollie Sugden, Frank Thornton. The staff of Grace Bros. take a trip while the department is being remodelled.
Sun 01 Mar 20 00:00 The Man Who Finally Died 1963. Drama. Director Quentin Lawrence. Stars: Stanley Baker, Peter Cushing, Georgina Ward. A mysterious call summons Joe Newman to Bavaria in search of the father he believed dead for 20 years.

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TPTV Schedule Mar 2nd – Mar 8th

DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Mon 02 Mar 20 02:00 Lulu Belle 1948. Musical Drama. Lulu Belle (Dorothy Lamour), a small-time singer and voracious man-eater with a sordid past, sings in a cheap dive in Natchez, Mississippi, in the early 1900s.
Mon 02 Mar 20 03:45 Force on Thunder Mountain 1978. Sci-Fi. A hiking trip into the mountains brings father and son into contact with the Force.
Mon 02 Mar 20 05:40 IWM: Farnborough (1966) The film reviews many of the aircraft on display, including: Short Skyvan, Handley Page Herald, Wallis Autogyro WA 116, Vickers VC10, Beagle Husky, Beagle Mk II, Beagle Pup and more.
Mon 02 Mar 20 06:00 The Case of Charles Peace 1949. Drama. Made at Merton Park Studios, based on a true story, directed by Norman Lee. The film recounts the exploits through the trial of Charles Peace. Starring Michael Martin-Harvey. (SUBTITLE AVAILABLE)
Mon 02 Mar 20 07:45 Beautiful Rural Britain in the 1940s Charming footage of rural picturesque England in the late 1930s, early 1940s. We travel to Essex, Lancashire, Wales and the coast to see a very different way of life.
Mon 02 Mar 20 07:55 The Sicilians 1964. Crime. Stars Robert Hutton, Reginald Marsh & Ursula Howells. An aide at the U.S. Embassy finds himself involved with Scotland Yard and the French police after a mafia boss' son is kidnapped. (SUBTITLE AVAILABLE)
Mon 02 Mar 20 09:15 The Foreman Went to France 1942. Drama. Directed by Charles Frend. Stars Tommy Trinder, Constance Cummings, Gordon Jackson. An aircraft factory foreman is sent to France to prevent the Nazis getting hold of some vital equipment
Mon 02 Mar 20 11:00 Richard Diamond 1957. Crime. Stars David Janssen, Roxane Brooks & Russ Conway. Originally a radio program created by Blake Edwards. Diamond is an ex-cop, who uses his contacts to solve his private cases. (S1, E3)
Mon 02 Mar 20 11:30 The Conquest of Everest 1953. Doc. Directed by: George Lowe. Stars: Edmund Hillary, Tenzing Norgay, John Hunt. A dramatic film which tells the story of the British expedition in 1953. (SUBTITLE AVAILABLE)
Mon 02 Mar 20 13:05 Tower of Terror 1941. Thriller. Director: Lawrence Huntington. Stars: Wilfrid Lawson & Michael Rennie. A British agent in Germany takes a job at a lighthouse and plans to escape with some valuable documents, via boat
Mon 02 Mar 20 14:45 Happiest Days of Your Life 1950. Comedy. Directed by Frank Launder. Stars Alastair Sim, Margaret Rutherford & John Turnbull. Chaos ensues for staff and students when an all-boys and an all-girls school are amalgamated into one.
Mon 02 Mar 20 16:25 Passport To Pimlico 1949. Comedy. Director: Henry Cornelius. Stars Stanley Holloway, Irene Handl & Margaret Rutherford. London residents declare independence, causing them to need a new 'Passport to Pimlico' (SUBTITLE AVAILABLE)
Mon 02 Mar 20 18:10 Time Without Pity 1957. Crime. Director: Joseph Losey. Stars Michael Redgrave, Ann Todd, Leo McKern, Peter Cushing & Alec McCowan. David is an alcoholic who has 24 hours to save his son from being hanged for murder
Mon 02 Mar 20 20:00 Danger UXB Cast Iron Killer. 1979. Stars Anthony Andrews, Judy Geeson & Iain Cuthbertson. A sceptical Brian is ordered to deliver a defused but otherwise intact bomb to Dr.Gillespie (S1, E4)
Mon 02 Mar 20 21:00 Special Branch A Copper Called Craven. 1973. Stars: George Sewell, Roger Rowland, Peter Jeffrey. DCI Alan Craven is accused of taking bribes.
Mon 02 Mar 20 22:00 Plenty 1985. Drama. Director: Fred Schepisi. Stars: Meryl Streep, Sam Neill, Charles Dance. A young Englishwoman spends twenty years to make a life for herself at the expense of others.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Tue 03 Mar 20 00:30 The Shakedown 1960. Drama. Terence Morgan plays 'Augie' a crook just released from prison and intent on getting his rackets back from 'Collar' (Harry H Corbett). Starring Bill Owen, Robert Beatty and Hazel Court.
Tue 03 Mar 20 02:20 Night Visitor 1971. Crime horror starring Max von Sydow, Trevor Howard and Liv Ullmann. Salem escapes from an insane asylum where he was confined for being an axe-murderer. Music by Mancini.
Tue 03 Mar 20 04:20 IWM: Ferry Pilot (1941) 1941. Documentary about the men and women of the RAF Air Transport Auxiliary, Second World War. Directed by Pat Jackson.
Tue 03 Mar 20 05:00 Rooms Jan and Tony Pt1. Stars John Duttine, Jan Francis and Sorcha Cusack. A converted bedsit hosts many people including student Jan and the secretive Tony.
Tue 03 Mar 20 05:30 Rooms Jan and Tony Pt2. Stars John Duttine, Jan Francis and Sorcha Cusack. Tony is in trouble, and the only person he can talk to is Jan, but she has other plans for him.
Tue 03 Mar 20 06:00 Sons Of The Sea 1939. Drama. The Head of Dartmouth training college is murdered but was he the intended victim? Directed by Maurice Elvey. Starring Leslie Banks and Kay Walsh. (SUBTITLE AVAILABLE)
Tue 03 Mar 20 07:30 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. (SUBTITLE AVAILABLE)
Tue 03 Mar 20 09:00 Oh… Rosalinda! 1956. Musical Comedy. Directed by Michael Powell. Stars Michael Redgrave, Mel Ferrer & Anthony Quayle. Adaptation of Die Fledermaus by Johan Strauss, updated to post-war Vienna.
Tue 03 Mar 20 11:00 Richard Diamond 1957. Crime. Stars David Janssen, Roxane Brooks & Russ Conway. Originally a radio program created by Blake Edwards. Diamond is an ex-cop, who uses his contacts to solve his private cases. (S1, E4)
Tue 03 Mar 20 11:30 Sammy's Super T-shirt 1978. Comedy. Directed by Jeremy Summers. Stars Reggie Winch, Lawrie Mark & Richard Vernon. Children's Film Foundation. A little boy stands up to his tormentors via the device of a magical T-shirt.
Tue 03 Mar 20 12:45 Make Mine a Million 1959. Comedy. Director: Lance Comfort. Stars Arthur Askey, Sidney James, Dermot Walsh. A soap powder salesman decides what he really needs is TV advertising. The problem is he's broke. (SUBTITLE AVAILABLE)
Tue 03 Mar 20 14:25 Mad About Men 1954. Comedy. Director Ralph Thomas. Stars Glynis Johns, Donald Sinden, Anne Crawford. A schoolteacher meets Miranda, a mermaid. As they look alike, Miranda decides she wants to swap places.
Tue 03 Mar 20 16:10 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.
Tue 03 Mar 20 18:00 No Lady 1931. Hen-pecked Mr. Pog (Lupino Lane) takes his wife and children to Blackpool but is mistaken for an international criminal. (SUBTITLE AVAILABLE)
Tue 03 Mar 20 19:20 Please Turn Over 1960. Comedy. Directed by Gerald Thomas. Stars Ted Ray, Leslie Phillips & Julia Lockwood. An English suburb is thrown into chaos when the daughter of one of the residents publishes a book.
Tue 03 Mar 20 21:00 Reilly: Ace of Spies Prelude to War. 1983. Stars: Sam Neill, Jeananne Crowley, David Suchet. Sidney Reilly passes on information that enables the Japanese fleet to sink the Russian Pacific Squadron.
Tue 03 Mar 20 22:00 Mr Denning Drives North 1951. Crime. Director: Anthony Kimmins. Stars John Mills, Phyllis Calvert & Eileen Moore. A British aircraft engineer accidentally kills his daughter's nasty boyfriend and then tries to it cover up…
Tue 03 Mar 20 23:50 Tread Softly Stranger 1958. Crime Drama. Sizzling Calico (Diana Dors) plans a robbery to cover-up embezzlement and gambling debts of brothers John (George Baker) and Dave (Terence Morgan). (SUBTITLE AVAILABLE)
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Wed 04 Mar 20 01:35 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.
Wed 04 Mar 20 03:25 Ghosts on the Loose 1943. Comedy. Stars Bela Lugosi & Ava Gardner. The East Side Kids try to fix up a house for newlyweds, but find the place next door 'haunted' by mysterious men.
Wed 04 Mar 20 04:45 Sound Waves and Their Sources
Wed 04 Mar 20 05:00 Rooms Monica Pt1. Stars Anna Cropper, Sylvia Kay and Hilary Mason. Monica Webster battles with her inner self at the bedsit, until she receives a welcomed visitor.
Wed 04 Mar 20 05:30 Rooms Monica Pt2. Stars Anna Cropper, Sylvia Kay and Hilary Mason. Monica faces the toughest battle between love and vanity, as her relationship is constantly interrogated
Wed 04 Mar 20 06:00 Inn For Trouble 1960. Comedy. Based on the hit TV series, The Larkins. Peggy Mount and David Kossoff are given a pub to run but face many problems. (SUBTITLE AVAILABLE)
Wed 04 Mar 20 07:45 Cuckoo Patrol 1967. Comedy. Freddie Garrity of Freddie and the Dreamers fame is the scout cub leader of a bunch of misfits. Stars: Kenneth Connor, John Le Mesurier and Bernie Dwyer (SUBTITLE AVAILABLE)
Wed 04 Mar 20 09:20 Cast a Dark Shadow 1955. Thriller. Directed by Lewis Gilbert. Starring Dirk Bogarde, Margaret Lockwood, Kay Walsh & Kathleen Harrison. A clever fortune-hunter with a penchant for murder kills his elderly, rich wife. (SUBTITLE AVAILABLE)
Wed 04 Mar 20 11:00 Richard Diamond 1957. Crime. Stars David Janssen, Roxane Brooks & Russ Conway. Originally a radio program created by Blake Edwards. Diamond is an ex-cop, who uses his contacts to solve his private cases. (S1, E5)
Wed 04 Mar 20 11:30 We Joined The Navy 1962. Comedy. Director: Wendy Toye. Stars Kenneth More, Lloyd Nolan, Joan O'Brien & Mischa Auer. Lt Commander Badger, RN: has one besetting sin. The honesty to say the right thing at the wrong time!
Wed 04 Mar 20 13:30 IWM: Treble One – A Tribute (1959) 1959. Film featuring the 111 Squadron, 'Black Arrows' aerobatics team.
Wed 04 Mar 20 13:55 Time, Gentlemen, Please! 1952. Comedy. The Prime Minister is to visit Britain's perfect village. The residents want to send the local tramp to an almshouse. Stars Sid James, Eddie Byrne & Dora Bryan. Directed by Lewis Gilbert
Wed 04 Mar 20 15:35 Portrait of Clare 1950. Drama. Director: Lance Comfort. Stars Margaret Johnston, Richard Todd, Robin Bailey. Clare tells her granddaughter about her life and loves whilst helping her prepare for her engagement party.
Wed 04 Mar 20 17:25 Spring In Park Lane 1948. Comedy. Director Herbert Wilcox. Stars Anna Neagle, Michael Wilding. Joshua Howard's niece suspects the new footman is not what he makes out to be.
Wed 04 Mar 20 19:15 Trouble in Store 1953. Comedy. Director John Paddy Carstairs and stars Norman Wisdom, Moira Lister, Margaret Rutherford. The escapades of an employee of a London store, who has ambitions to become a window-dresser.
Wed 04 Mar 20 21:00 Rumpole of the Bailey Rumpole and the Old Boy Net. Stars: Leo McKern, Peggy Thorpe-Bates & Michael Denison. A seemingly respectable old school couple are arrested for running a brothel.
Wed 04 Mar 20 22:05 The Mirror Crack'd 1981. Crime. Director: Guy Hamilton. Stars: Elizabeth Taylor, Angela Lansbury, Tony Curtis & Rock Hudson. Miss Marple comes to solve the mystery when a local woman is poisoned
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Thu 05 Mar 20 00:10 The Lost Continent 1968. Adventure. Director: Michael Carreras. Stars: Eric Porter, Hildegard Knef & Suzanna Leigh. On their way to South America, the passengers and crew of an old freighter face many challenges.
Thu 05 Mar 20 01:55 Great Gabbo 1929. Musical drama starring Erich von Stroheim, Donald Douglas and Betty Compson. A handsome ventriloquist is in love with a dancer who is in love with another.
Thu 05 Mar 20 03:35 Minesweeper 1943. War drama starring Richard Arlen, Jean Parker & Russell Hayden. A former naval deserter is drawn back to the services after the attack on Pearl Harbour.
Thu 05 Mar 20 05:00 Rooms Muriel and Sally Pt1. Stars: Vivienne Burgess, Tessa Wyatt and Lindsay Ingram. Two people who are widely separated by personality and character are brought together by just one factor…
Thu 05 Mar 20 05:30 Rooms Muriel and Sally Pt2. Stars: Vivienne Burgess, Tessa Wyatt and Lindsay Ingram. After listening to Muriel's story, it is now Sally's turn to tell hers.
Thu 05 Mar 20 06:00 Flannelfoot 1953. Crime drama directed by Maclean Rodgers and starring Ronald Howard and Mary Germaine. Crime news hack Mitchell is out to discover the identity of the notorious jewel thief 'Flannelfoot'. (SUBTITLE AVAILABLE)
Thu 05 Mar 20 07:25 Talking Pictures TV with Rita Tushingham Her life, career, working with Oliver Reed, getting locked out of her own Cannes Premiere with Dora Bryan & why she will always love film. Interviewed by Robert Ross.
Thu 05 Mar 20 07:55 Glad Tidings 1953.�Drama. Colonel's adult children object to him marrying an American widow. Starring Barbara Kelly and Raymond Huntley. (SUBTITLE AVAILABLE)
Thu 05 Mar 20 09:15 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.
Thu 05 Mar 20 11:00 Richard Diamond 1957. Crime. Stars David Janssen, Roxane Brooks & Russ Conway. Originally a radio program created by Blake Edwards. Diamond is an ex-cop, who uses his contacts to solve his private cases. (S1, E6)
Thu 05 Mar 20 11:30 Sheffield Anglers in the 1960s – Glimpses Charming documentary made in the 1960s following the exodus of 100s of men every Sunday from Sheffield to Lincolnshire, Kirkstead for the weekly fishing competition.
Thu 05 Mar 20 11:45 I Live In Grosvenor Square 1945. Comedy. Director: Herbert Wilcox. Stars Robert Morley, Anna Neagle, Rex Harrison & Dean Jagger. Lady Patricia Fairfax soon finds herself falling for the charms of American flyer John Patterson. (SUBTITLE AVAILABLE)
Thu 05 Mar 20 14:00 Rooms Two part weekly dramas concerning the various drifters who rent rooms in a lodging house.
Thu 05 Mar 20 14:30 Simon and Laura 1955. Comedy. Director: Muriel Box. Stars: Peter Finch, Kay Kendall, Muriel Pavlow. A TV studio want to feature a famous couple in a new show. Will the couple maintain a happy facade?
Thu 05 Mar 20 16:20 Our London in 1947 – Glimpses Rare archive footage from 1947 of London's landmarks decades in the past, including Tower Bridge, St Paul's Cathedral and the Houses of Parliament.
Thu 05 Mar 20 16:35 Bond Street 1948. Drama. Director: Gordon Parry. Stars: Jean Kent, Roland Young, Kathleen Harrison. A young British woman is getting married, and as she goes through her trousseau, she uncovers their stories.
Thu 05 Mar 20 18:45 The Four Feathers 1939. Adventure. Directed by Zoltan Korda. Starring John Clements, Ralph Richardson & C. Aubrey Smith. A British officer seeks to redeem his cowardice 'feathers' by secretly aiding his former comrades (SUBTITLE AVAILABLE)
Thu 05 Mar 20 21:00 Funny Man Me and My Shadow. 1981. Stars: Jimmy Jewel, Sharon Duce, David Schofield. Funny Man follows the mixed fortunes of an extended family of music-hall entertainers in search of their big break.
Thu 05 Mar 20 22:00 Whistle Down the Wind 1961. Drama. Directed by Bryan Forbes and starring Bernard Lee, Alan Bates and Hayley Mills. Three young children encounter a murderer on the run. (SUBTITLE AVAILABLE)
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Fri 06 Mar 20 00:05 The Ring (1953) 1953. Drama. A young Mexican in Los Angeles struggles against the odds to make it as a boxer. Starring Gerald Mohr and Rita Moreno.
Fri 06 Mar 20 01:45 The First Travelling Saleslady 1956. Comedy Western. A corset store owner goes broke and becomes a traveling sales lady in Texas 1897. Starring Ginger Rogers, Barry Nelson and a young Clint Eastwood.
Fri 06 Mar 20 03:35 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. (SUBTITLE AVAILABLE)
Fri 06 Mar 20 05:00 Rooms Miss Peebles and Mr Busby Pt1. Stars Graham Crowden, Anne Stallybrass and Sylvia Kay. Mr Busby, an eccentric elderly tenant, is accused of stealing from Miss Peebles.
Fri 06 Mar 20 05:30 Rooms Miss Peebles and Mr Busby Pt2. Stars Graham Crowden, Anne Stallybrass and Sylvia Kay. Miss Peebles patience wears thin with Mr Busby upstairs
Fri 06 Mar 20 06:00 Grand National Night 1953. Crime drama filmed at Nettlefold and a George Minter production. A horse-trainer kills his spiteful wife after a bitter fight and tries to cover up the murder. Starring Nigel Patrick. (SUBTITLE AVAILABLE)
Fri 06 Mar 20 07:35 Chipperfields Circus late 1950s with Mr Pastry Exclusively brought to you from Richard Hearne's private collection of home movies. He started performing in the circus at the age of 7, following his father's footsteps, who was a circus clown.
Fri 06 Mar 20 07:50 Time Of His Life 1955. Comedy. A released prisoner (Richard Hearne) goes home to embarrass his social climbing daughter. Starring Richard Wattis. (SUBTITLE AVAILABLE)
Fri 06 Mar 20 09:15 Tawny Pipit 1944. Drama. Directed by Bernard Miles and Charles Saunders. Starring Bernard Miles, Rosamund John and Niall MacGinnis. A village bands together to save its wildlife from road development.
Fri 06 Mar 20 10:55 London River Bus late 1940s – Glimpses Take a trip on The Thames from Greenwich, where many of London's historic features are to be seen: Tower Bridge, The Tower Of London, St Pauls, the 'new' Waterloo Bridge & on to Westminster
Fri 06 Mar 20 11:00 Richard Diamond 1957. Crime. Stars David Janssen, Roxane Brooks & Russ Conway. Originally a radio program created by Blake Edwards. Diamond is an ex-cop, who uses his contacts to solve his private cases. (S1, E7)
Fri 06 Mar 20 11:30 Eddie Carroll & His Orchestra 1939. Directed by Horace Shepherd – Enjoy 'Harlem', 'Home', 'Taint what you do', 'What do you know about love?' and many more with Eddie Carroll and his Orchestra, sung by Gwen Jones.
Fri 06 Mar 20 11:50 Loser Takes All 1956. Comedy. Director: Ken Annakin. Stars: Glynis Johns, Rossano Brazzi, Robert Morley. When Bertrand finds an accounting error at a London firm, the boss sends him on a trip to Monte Carlo.
Fri 06 Mar 20 13:40 1958 – S.G. Iron, Hull Interesting public information film�made in�1958�on�S.G.�Iron�and the difference between�S.G.�Iron�and the future of Cast�Iron, Great shots of 50s London and�Hull.
Fri 06 Mar 20 14:00 Rooms Two part weekly dramas concerning the various drifters who rent rooms in a lodging house.
Fri 06 Mar 20 14:30 An Inspector Calls 1954. Crime. Director: Guy Hamilton. Stars: Alastair Sim, Arthur Young, Brian Worth. The Birling family are rich, and complacent. It is 1912, and the impending war has yet to fall across their lives. (SUBTITLE AVAILABLE)
Fri 06 Mar 20 16:10 Report On Litter Early, possibly 1950s. Public Information Film on the rising concern of litter at Wembley Stadium and in our parks and gardens. Take your litter home with you!
Fri 06 Mar 20 16:15 San Demetrio London 1943. Drama. Directors: Charles Frend. Stars: Arthur Young, Walter Fitzgerald & Ralph Michael. A British merchant ship in an Atlantic convoy must keep her afloat from a patrolling U-boat crew.
Fri 06 Mar 20 18:15 The David Niven Show Fortune's Folly. Stars Cameron Mitchell, Gail Kobe & Les Tremayne. British actor David Niven, introduces this 1950s US anthology series. (S1, E1)
Fri 06 Mar 20 18:45 Wonderful Life 1964. Musical. Director: Sidney J. Furie. Stars Cliff Richard, Susan Hampshire, Richard O'Sullivan & The Shadows. Cliff Richard's band is stranded in the Canary Islands and get working on a movie (SUBTITLE AVAILABLE)
Fri 06 Mar 20 21:00 Hazell Hazell and Hyde. 1979. Stars: Nicholas Ball, Maev Alexander, Peter Bourke. It's a difficult case for Hazell as he is hired by a father to find his daughter.
Fri 06 Mar 20 22:00 The Uncanny 1977. Horror. Director: Denis Heroux. Stars Peter Cushing, Ray Milland & Donald Pleasence. Convinced that cats are conspiring to replace humans, an author narrates three bizarre tales of feline terror
Fri 06 Mar 20 23:45 Night of the Demon (AKA Curse of the Demon) 1957. Horror. Director: Jacques Tourneur. Stars Dana Andrews, Peggy Cummins and Niall MacGinnis. A professor arrives in London to find himself investigating a devil worshipper
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Sat 07 Mar 20 01:45 The Big Game 1995. Drama starring Gary Webster and Chris Jury. Factory worker and fly-by-night Jimmy loves a little flutter so when he receives an 'open sesame' to a big bucks game, he can't resist.
Sat 07 Mar 20 03:45 Who Killed Frank Daniels 1932. Crime A crooked undertaker switches bodies to cover up a murder. Starring Zasu Pitts. (SUBTITLE AVAILABLE)
Sat 07 Mar 20 05:00 Rooms Ted & Mrs Fox P1. Stars Russell Hunter, Madeline Smith and Maureen Pryor. In a world where nobody has the time to 'listen', people like Ted and Mrs Fox are lucky to find each other.
Sat 07 Mar 20 05:30 Rooms Ted & Mrs Fox P2. Stars Joyce Heron, Russell Hunter, Perry Balfour, Madeline Smith & Maureen Pryor. Mrs Fox and Ted are incurable romantics, clinging to memories of the past
Sat 07 Mar 20 06:00 Jack London 1943. Adventure. Directed by Alfred Santell. Stars Michael O'Shea, Susan Hayward and Virginia Mayo. Biopic of the thrill-seeking writer and his travels in the late 19th and early 20th Century. (SUBTITLE AVAILABLE)
Sat 07 Mar 20 08:00 Duel In the Jungle 1954. Adventure. Director: George Marshall. Stars: Dana Andrews, Jeanne Crain, David Farrar. In Rhodesia, the accidental death of a diamond broker raises suspicions with his American insurer.
Sat 07 Mar 20 10:00 Walk A Tightrope 1963. Drama. Director: Frank Nesbitt. Stars Dan Duryea, Patricia Owens, Terence Cooper. After remarrying, a woman is blackmailed by her former husband, as their marriage was not annulled.
Sat 07 Mar 20 11:35 The Conquest of Everest 1953. Doc. Directed by: George Lowe. Stars: Edmund Hillary, Tenzing Norgay, John Hunt. A dramatic film which tells the story of the British expedition in 1953. (SUBTITLE AVAILABLE)
Sat 07 Mar 20 13:10 The Birthday Present 1957. Drama. Directed by Pat Jackson. Stars Tony Britton, Sylvia Syms, Jack Watling and Geoffrey Keen. A salesman loses his job after serving time in prison and struggles to find a new job.
Sat 07 Mar 20 15:10 Captain Boycott 1947. Drama. Director: Frank Launder. Stars: Stewart Granger, Kathleen Ryan, Alastair Sim. Property Owner, Captain Boycott, dispossesses the townspeople and leaves them without hope.
Sat 07 Mar 20 17:10 The Day The Earth Caught Fire 1961. Sci-Fi Drama. Directed by Val Guest. Stars Janet Munro, Leo McKern, Edward Judd and Michael Goodliffe. U.S and Russia test atomic bombs at the same time, which alters the nutation of the Earth. (SUBTITLE AVAILABLE)
Sat 07 Mar 20 19:10 We Dive at Dawn 1943. War. Director: Anthony Asquith. Stars: John Mills and Eric Portman. The story of an attempt by a Royal Navy submarine to sink the German battleship, Brandenburg.
Sat 07 Mar 20 21:10 Over The Hill 1991. Drama. Director: George Miller. Stars: Olympia Dukakis, Sigrid Thornton, Derek Fowlds. Alma flies to Australia to surprise an unwelcoming daughter.
Sat 07 Mar 20 23:15 Plenty 1985. Drama. Director: Fred Schepisi. Stars: Meryl Streep, Sam Neill, Charles Dance. A young Englishwoman spends twenty years to make a life for herself at the expense of others.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Sun 08 Mar 20 01:45 This Week of Grace 1933. Comedy. Directed by Maurice Elvey. Starring Gracie Fields, Henry Kendall & John Stuart. A poor, unemployed woman is made housekeeper at the estate of a wealthy duchess. (SUBTITLE AVAILABLE)
Sun 08 Mar 20 03:35 When You Come Home 1947. Comedy. A Grandad (Frank Randle) recounts to his granddaughter his life as a music hall odd job man. Directed by John Baxter.
Sun 08 Mar 20 05:25 The David Niven Show Life Line. Stars Don Taylor, Christine White & Richard Erdman. British actor David Niven, introduces this 1950s US anthology series. (S1, E2)
Sun 08 Mar 20 05:55 Lake District in 1955 Beautiful Amateur colour footage of Lake Windermere and the surrounding areas in 1955.
Sun 08 Mar 20 06:00 Love From A Stranger 1937. Drama. Stars Ann Harding, Basil Rathbone & Binnie Hale. A lottery winner breaks up with her fianc� and marries a fortune hunter who proves to be dangerous. (SUBTITLE AVAILABLE)
Sun 08 Mar 20 07:45 Peg Of Old Drury 1935. Drama. Directed by Herbert Willcox. A minor British classic. When actress Peg (Anna Neagle) is jilted by Michael (Jack Hawkins) Peg becomes a famous Drury Lane actress. Stars Cedric Hardwicke (SUBTITLE AVAILABLE)
Sun 08 Mar 20 09:15 Blitz On Britain 1960. Doc. Director: Harry Booth. Stars: Alistair Cooke, Henning Skaarup. Archive footage from both British and German sources to tell the story of the defence of Britain during World War II.
Sun 08 Mar 20 10:30 The Saint – The Fiction-Makers 1968. Adventure. Directed by Roy Ward Baker. Stars: Roger Moore, Sylvia Syms & Justine Lord. The Saint is asked to act as a bodyguard to a best-selling author Amos Klein, who is secretly a young woman
Sun 08 Mar 20 12:40 The Young Ones 1961. Musical. Director: Sidney J. Furie. Stars Cliff Richard, Robert Morley, Carole Gray & The Shadows. Cliff and his friends raise money to buy their youth club before Cliff's dad can get it
Sun 08 Mar 20 14:50 Miranda 1948. Comedy. Director: Ken Annakin. Stars: Glynis Johns, Googie Withers, Margaret Rutherford. A Harley Street doctor returns to his wife from a fishing holiday with a mermaid.
Sun 08 Mar 20 16:30 Smokescreen (1964) 1964. Drama. Directed by Jim O'Connolly. Starring Peter Vaughan, John Carson & Yvonne Romain. A blazing car goes over the cliff to the east of Brighton. Suspicions mount when no body can be found. (SUBTITLE AVAILABLE)
Sun 08 Mar 20 18:00 Get Some In! Swimming. Stars: Tony Selby, David Janson, Gerard Ryder. Marsh promises revenge after being thrown around in first aid training. (S3, E06)
Sun 08 Mar 20 18:30 Love Story 1944. Romance. Director: Leslie Arliss. Stars: Margaret Lockwood, Stewart Granger, Patricia Roc. Knowing that she suffers from a heart condition, Margaret has one last fling with an RAF pilot
Sun 08 Mar 20 20:45 Petticoat Lane 1950s Glimpses: Directed by JB Grainger around the late 1950s. The empty market in the early morning; barrows being wheeled in, people bringing their goods in taxis, others carrying parcels.
Sun 08 Mar 20 21:00 Sunday Night at the London Palladium 1965. Variety show hosted by Jimmy Tarbuck. This week's guest stars include Frankie Howerd, Pete Seeger, The Hollies, Susan Maughan, Arthur Haynes, and Kenneth More.
Sun 08 Mar 20 22:00 Portrait From Life 1948. Drama. Director: by Terence Fisher. Stars: Mai Zetterling, Robert Beatty, Guy Rolfe, Herbert Lom. An Army Major attempts to find a Jewish girl after seeing her portrait in a London art gallery.
Sun 08 Mar 20 23:50 Hard Times 1975. Crime. Director: Walter Hill. Stars Charles Bronson, James Coburn & Jill Ireland. A depression era streetfighter joins with a promoter of no-holds-barred street boxing bouts in New Orleans. (SUBTITLE AVAILABLE)

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TPTV Schedule Mar 9th – Mar 15th

DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Mon 09 Mar 20 01:50 West 11 1963. Drama. Directed by Michael Winner. Starring Alfred Lynch, Eric Portman & Kathleen Harrison. A down on his luck Joe Beckett is recruited into crime by Richard Dyce.
Mon 09 Mar 20 03:40 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.
Mon 09 Mar 20 04:15 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. (Subtitles Available)
Mon 09 Mar 20 05:45 Playing In The Road Made in 1947 by the Petroleum Film Bureau. Directed By Michael Law. A Road Safety film on the dangers of playing in the roads of London in 1947.
Mon 09 Mar 20 06:00 House of Blackmail 1953. Crime. Directed by Maurice Elvey. An Army officer (William Sylvester) and Carol (Mary Germaine) must solve the murder of a blackmailer or be charged themselves. (Subtitles Available)
Mon 09 Mar 20 07:25 One Man, One Dog Made in 1971. Filmed at Scotland Yard. An insightful film on the police dogs and their handlers and what was the state of crime in London and surrounding areas in the 1970s.
Mon 09 Mar 20 07:40 Police Dog 1955. Drama. Starring Joan Rice, Tim Turner & Sandra Dorne. When his colleague is shot dead by a burglar, PC Frank Mason vows for justice. After becoming a dog-handler, he finds a new partner. (Subtitles Available)
Mon 09 Mar 20 09:10 Glimpses of Southern England in 1968 Glimpses: Made as an educational film showing our crops of hops & fruit. The film provides a startling glimpses of bygone days of all of the Southern area of the UK including great aerial shots.
Mon 09 Mar 20 09:30 Where There's A Will (1955) 1955. Comedy. Director: Vernon Sewell. A cockney family inherit a ramshackle farm. Alfie (Leslie Dwyer) wants to make a go of it. Starring George Cole and Kathleen Harrison. (Subtitles Available)
Mon 09 Mar 20 11:00 Richard Diamond 1957. Crime. Stars David Janssen, Roxane Brooks & Russ Conway. Originally a radio program created by Blake Edwards. Diamond is an ex-cop, who uses his contacts to solve his private cases. (S1, E8)
Mon 09 Mar 20 11:30 The Devil-Ship Pirates 1964. Drama. Directed by Don Sharp. Stars Christopher Lee, Andrew Keir, Suzan Farmer & John Cairney. A deserter of the Spanish Armada arrives on the British coast and terrorizes the local inhabitants.
Mon 09 Mar 20 13:15 IWM: The New Lot 1943. British Army training film directed by Carol Reed with Peter Ustinov, John Laurie, Raymond Huntley, John Slater and a cameo appearance from Robert Donat. (Film later reworked as 'The Way Ahead')
Mon 09 Mar 20 14:05 A Man About the House 1947. Drama. Stars: Margaret Johnston, Dulcie Gray & Kieron Moore. Agnes and Ellen, two poor English sisters unexpectedly inherit from their uncle a rich estate near Naples.
Mon 09 Mar 20 15:55 Angels One Five 1952. War. Director: George More O'Ferrall. Stars Jack Hawkins, Michael Denison, John Gregson & Dulcie Grey & Veronica Hurst. The story of life in the RAF during the Battle of Britain. (Subtitles Available)
Mon 09 Mar 20 17:55 I'm All Right Jack 1959. Comedy. Directed by John Boulting. Stars Peter Sellers, Terry-Thomas & Ian Carmichael. After leaving the army, upper class Windrush takes a job in industry. He then inadvertently starts a strike (Subtitles Available)
Mon 09 Mar 20 20:00 Danger UXB The Silver Lining. 1979 Stars Anthony Andrews, Judy Geeson & Geraldine Gardner. The men of 347 section have their skills put to the test as they attempt to defuse a bomb in a Soho nightclub. (S1, E5)
Mon 09 Mar 20 21:00 Special Branch Round the Clock. 1973. Stars: George Sewell, Patrick Mower, Roger Rowland Tensions mount as Craven and Haggerty are on a stakeout.
Mon 09 Mar 20 22:00 Peeping Tom 1960. Horror. Director: Michael Powell. Stars: Carl Boehm, Anna Massey, Moira Shearer. A young man murders women, using a movie camera to film their dying expressions of terror.
Mon 09 Mar 20 00:00 Station Six-Sahara 1963. Drama. Director: Seth Holt. Stars: Carroll Baker, Peter van Eyck, Ian Bannen. A female member joins a group of men running an oil station in the Sahara Desert and the emotions start soaring.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Tue 10 Mar 20 02:00 Danger Lights 1930. Drama. Director: George B. Seitz. Stars Louis Wolheim, Robert Armstrong & Jean Arthur. A Homeless man gets a job on railroad by the yard boss, but quickly falls in love with the boss's Fiancé
Tue 10 Mar 20 03:30 IWM: They Also Serve (1940) Film tribute to the 'Housewives of Britain', Second World War, directed by Ruby Grierson
Tue 10 Mar 20 03:40 Out of The Fog 1962. Crime drama directed by Montgomery Tully. An ex-con is the prime suspect when a series of murders occur under a full moon. Every victim is a blonde young woman. Starring David Sumner (Subtitles Available)
Tue 10 Mar 20 05:00 Rooms Jo and Anne Pt1. Stars Susan Skipper, Sally Watts, Brian Protheroe. When Anne's roommate meets a new man, trouble starts between them.
Tue 10 Mar 20 05:30 Rooms Jo and Anne Pt2. Stars Susan Skipper, Sally Watts, Bill Dean. Anne is so busy looking for people to care about she misses what's right in front of her.
Tue 10 Mar 20 06:00 The Price of Silence 1959. Drama. Director: Montgomery Tully. Stars Gordon Jackson, June Thorburn & Mary Clare. Roger forges a new life for himself after his release from prison. But his past catches up with him. (Subtitles Available)
Tue 10 Mar 20 07:35 Colonel's Cup 1945. Short. Director: Francis Searle. Stars Jean Simmons, Peter Jeffery, Roy Russell. A schoolboy almost misses the school sports day when he is wrongly punished for cruelty to a dog.
Tue 10 Mar 20 07:50 Dilemma 1962. Crime. In this critically acclaimed British film, Harry returns home from work to be told by a neighbour that screams came from his house moments earlier. Starring Patricia Burke & Robert Dean.
Tue 10 Mar 20 09:10 Trouble Brewing 1939. Comedy. Director: Anthony Kimmins. Stars George Formby, Googie Withers and Gus McNaughton. George has won a lot of money at the races, but he's paid with counterfeit money.
Tue 10 Mar 20 11:00 Richard Diamond 1957. Crime. Stars David Janssen, Roxane Brooks & Russ Conway. Originally a radio program created by Blake Edwards. Diamond is an ex-cop, who uses his contacts to solve his private cases. (S1, E9)
Tue 10 Mar 20 11:30 The Winslow Boy 1948. Drama. Directed by Anthony Asquith. Stars Robert Donat, Cedric Hardwicke & Basil Radford. Pre-WW1 England, a youngster is expelled from a naval academy over a theft. His parents demand a trial.
Tue 10 Mar 20 13:50 Play It Cool 1962. Drama. Stars Billy Fury, Dennis Price, Ray Brooks, Bobby Vee, Helen Shapiro. This charming, pre-Beatles-era musical feature was among Michael Winner's earliest films.
Tue 10 Mar 20 15:30 Dancing With Crime 1947. Crime Drama. Directed by John Paddy Carstairs. Stars Richard Attenborough, Barry K. Barnes, Sheila Sim & Garry Marsh. A Cab driver gets mistaken with a gang. He sets out to expose the group. (Subtitles Available)
Tue 10 Mar 20 17:10 Miranda 1948. Comedy. Director: Ken Annakin. Stars: Glynis Johns, Googie Withers, Margaret Rutherford. A Harley Street doctor returns to his wife from a fishing holiday with a mermaid.
Tue 10 Mar 20 18:50 The Magic Box 1952. Biography. Director: John Boulting. Stars: Robert Donat, Maria Schell & Renee Asherson. A chronicle of the life of William Friese Greene, a British inventor and early pioneer in cinema. (Subtitles Available)
Tue 10 Mar 20 21:00 Reilly: Ace of Spies The Visiting Fireman. 1983. Stars: Sam Neill, Leo McKern, Norman Rodway. Reilly is sent on a mission to a German armaments factory to obtain the plans of a naval gun.
Tue 10 Mar 20 22:00 Impulse (1984) 1984. Horror. Directed by Graham Baker. Stars Tim Matheson, Meg Tilly & Hume Cronyn. After an earthquake in a rural town, the local citizens start to exhibit bizarre & violent behaviour.
Tue 10 Mar 20 23:50 The Uncanny 1977. Horror. Director: Denis Heroux. Stars Peter Cushing, Ray Milland & Donald Pleasence. Convinced that cats are conspiring to replace humans, an author narrates three bizarre tales of feline terror
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Wed 11 Mar 20 01:35 Landslide 1936. Crime. A landslide traps a group of actors in a small theatre in Wales. The cashier is killed, who will be next? Starring Jimmy Handley and Dinah Sheridan.
Wed 11 Mar 20 02:50 Strange Harvest (1953) A sailor gives a lift to two men who steal his money and car and leave him for dead in a cornfield. As the combine harvester begins its work the two men have to move the body before it's discovered (Subtitles Available)
Wed 11 Mar 20 03:30 Sheepdog of the Hills 1941. Drama. Directed by Germain Burger. Stars David Farrar, Philip Friend & Helen Perry. Farmers are all losing sheep, all except 'Riggy's'. Is it because of his 'great' sheepdog? Or…
Wed 11 Mar 20 05:00 Rooms Dorothy and Clive Pt1. Stars Brian Marshall, Sylvia Kay, Doran Godwin. The House is full of empty rooms and hundreds of chairs, times are tough.
Wed 11 Mar 20 05:30 Rooms Dorothy and Clive Pt2. Stars Brian Marshall, Sylvia Kay, Doran Godwin. Even when Dorothy and Clive's relationship is hard, they understand it could be worse.
Wed 11 Mar 20 06:00 Up In The Air 1940. Comedy. Director: Howard Bretherton. Stars Frankie Darro, Marjorie Reynolds & Mantan Moreland. An unpopular radio singer is murdered on air. It is up to the radio page boy to solve the mystery. (Subtitles Available)
Wed 11 Mar 20 07:15 Dick Tracy Fur Pirates. Stars Ralph Byrd & Kay Hughes. A master criminal called The Spider puts the famous detective's brother under a hypnotic spell and turns him against Dick. (S1, E2)
Wed 11 Mar 20 07:45 Silent Dust 1949. Drama. Director: Lance Comfort. Stars Stephen Murray, Beatrice Campbell & George Woodbridge. A wealthy blind man is determined to build a cricket pavilion as a memorial to his dead veteran son
Wed 11 Mar 20 09:25 Do You Know This Voice 1964. Drama. Directed by Frank Nesbitt. Stars Dan Duryea, Isa Miranda, Gwen Watford & Peter Madden. In this great murder mystery, the only clue to the killer's identity is his shoes!
Wed 11 Mar 20 11:00 Richard Diamond 1957. Crime. Stars David Janssen, Roxane Brooks & Russ Conway. Originally a radio program created by Blake Edwards. Diamond is an ex-cop, who uses his contacts to solve his private cases. (S1, E10)
Wed 11 Mar 20 11:30 The Frightened City 1961. Drama. Stars Herbert Lom, Sean Connery & John Gregson. British Noir film about extortion rackets and gang warfare in the West End of London. The Shadows had a hit single with main theme.
Wed 11 Mar 20 13:30 Quiet Weekend 1946. Comedy. Director: Harold French. Stars Derek Farr, Frank Cellier & Majorie Fielding. The extraordinary adventures of a British family and their various guests during a weekend in the country.
Wed 11 Mar 20 15:20 The Strange Love of Martha Ivers 1946. Drama. Directed by Lewis Milestone. Stars Barbara Stanwyck, Van Heflin, Lizabeth Scott & Kirk Douglas. The relationships formed in childhood by three friends lead to murder and obsessive love. (Subtitles Available)
Wed 11 Mar 20 17:40 Hour of Decision 1957. Crime. Stars Lionel Jeffries & Hazel Court. Reporter Joe (Jeff Morrow) finds his wife is the prime suspect in a murder investigation. (Subtitles Available)
Wed 11 Mar 20 19:15 Pool of London 1951. Crime. Director: Basil Dearden. Stars: Earl Cameron, Bonar Colleano, Susan Shaw & Renee Asherson. When their ship docks the crew disembark, only to pick up their lives in post war London. (Subtitles Available)
Wed 11 Mar 20 21:00 Rumpole of the Bailey Rumpole and the Female of the Species. Stars: Leo McKern, Peggy Thorpe-Bates & Patricia Hodge. Rumpole defends a petty thief on charges of armed robbery.
Wed 11 Mar 20 22:05 Fools' Parade 1971. Comedy. Director Andrew V. McLaglen. Stars James Stewart, George Kennedy, Kurt Russel & Anne Baxter. Three ex-convicts hope to start a business with the money earnt behind bars.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Thu 12 Mar 20 00:05 Cosh Boy 1953. Drama. Director: Lewis Gilbert. Stars James Kenney, Hermione Baddeley, Joan Collins & Hermione Gingold. In post WW2 London, Roy and his gang drift into more and more serious offences.
Thu 12 Mar 20 01:40 The Hand 1960. Horror. Starring Derek Bond & Bryan Coleman. In WW2, British soldiers are captured by the Japanese and have their hands removed. Years later, someone is removing the hands of people in London. (Subtitles Available)
Thu 12 Mar 20 02:55 Tell Me Another: Acker Bilk Exclusive Interviews with Acker Bilk filmed in 1976 – Extracts of a selection of topics covered by Acker Bilk and personal anecdotes as told to Dick Hills.
Thu 12 Mar 20 03:10 Variety Jubilee 1943. Musical. Kit (Ellis Irving) and Joe Swann (Reginald Purdell) are variety stars. Kits' son is killed in the First World War but the grandson revives the music hall and joins the RAF musical. (Subtitles Available)
Thu 12 Mar 20 05:00 Honey West 1965. How Brilling, Obeamish Boy. Classic crime series produced by Aaron Spelling and starring Anne Francis. A man kidnaps Sam for a ransom of a parcel that Honey has been hired to guard.
Thu 12 Mar 20 05:30 Rooms Sarah. Stars: Susie Blake, Maureen Lipman, Sam Dastor. New Year's Eve can be very lonely for people in the rooms, so Sarah opts to throw a party.
Thu 12 Mar 20 06:00 Old Mother Riley In Paris 1938. Comedy. Kitty (Kitty McShane) is engaged to Joe, who is in Paris. Old Mother Riley goes to Paris to keep an eye on Joe (Arthur Lucan). (Subtitles Available)
Thu 12 Mar 20 07:35 I'll Be Seeing You 1944. Drama. Directed by William Dieterle. Stars Ginger Rogers, Joseph Cotten & Shirley Temple. Zachary & Mary meet on a train and despite their mutual attraction, they are both shouldering secrets.
Thu 12 Mar 20 09:20 Thunder In The City 1937. Comedy. Stars Edward G. Robinson, Nigel Bruce, Constance Collier & Ralph Richardson. A visiting American engages in a bold business promotion, the likes of which the British have never seen. (Subtitles Available)
Thu 12 Mar 20 11:00 Richard Diamond 1957. Crime. Stars David Janssen, Roxane Brooks & Russ Conway. Originally a radio program created by Blake Edwards. Diamond is an ex-cop, who uses his contacts to solve his private cases. (S1, E11)
Thu 12 Mar 20 11:30 Jigsaw 1962. Directed by Val Guest and starring Jack Warner. A woman is murdered and it's up to Detective Fellows to sift through the clues and solve the 'Jigsaw'. Great shots of Brighton in the 60s. (Subtitles Available)
Thu 12 Mar 20 13:35 BFI: Night Mail 1936. Directors: Harry Watt & Basil Wright. Narrated by Pat Jackson. A critically acclaimed British documentary film about the operation of the 30s Royal Mail train delivery service.
Thu 12 Mar 20 14:00 Rooms Two part weekly dramas concerning the various drifters who rent rooms in a lodging house.
Thu 12 Mar 20 14:30 Captain Boycott 1947. Drama. Director: Frank Launder. Stars: Stewart Granger, Kathleen Ryan, Alastair Sim. Property Owner, Captain Boycott, dispossesses the townspeople and leaves them without hope.
Thu 12 Mar 20 16:30 London Airport, early 1960s – Glimpses Glimpses: Made in early 60s. A day In the life of the 'London' Airport. The Passengers, the 'Wavers-goodbye', the Airport Staff, the Pilots, the Cleaning Staff and those left behind…
Thu 12 Mar 20 16:55 Mr. Winkle Goes To War 1944. Comedy. Director: Alfred E. Green. Stars: Edward G. Robinson, Ruth Warrick and Ted Donaldson. Mr Winkle, a mild-mannered, middle-aged bank clerk finds himself in battle in the South Pacific.
Thu 12 Mar 20 18:35 No Highway in the Sky 1951. Drama. Directed by Henry Koster. Stars James Stewart, Jack Hawkins, Marlene Dietrich & Glynis Johns. An aeronautical engineer predicts that a new model of plane will fail catastrophically. (Subtitles Available)
Thu 12 Mar 20 20:30 Tell Me Another Disasters, Humiliations & Embarrassing Moments In Their Personal & Professional Lives. 1976. Personal anecdotes as told to Dick Hills. This episode stars Diana Dors, Jimmy Jewel and Ted Ray.
Thu 12 Mar 20 21:00 Funny Man The Keys of the Kingdom. 1981. Stars Jimmy Jewel, Lynda Bellingham & John Blythe. This series charts the fortunes of a family of music-hall entertainers.
Thu 12 Mar 20 22:00 Man In The Attic 1953. Thriller. Director: Hugo Fregonese. Stars Jack Palance, Constance Smith & Byron Palmer. A Landlady begins to suspect her new tenant is Jack the Ripper when a self-described pathologist moves in (Subtitles Available)
Thu 12 Mar 20 23:40 Up The Chastity Belt 1971. Comedy. Director: Bob Kellett. Stars: Frankie Howerd, Eartha Kitt, Anna Quayle. Lurkalot is a serf who sells chastity belts and love potions at the local market place.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Fri 13 Mar 20 01:30 Department Store 1935. Drama directed by Leslie Hiscott and filmed at Twickenham Studios. Two young men from different walks of life, start work in the same department store. Both succeed in their own ways.
Fri 13 Mar 20 02:50 Miss MacTaggart Won't Lie Down 1966. Comedy. Directed by Francis A Searle. Stars Barbara Mullen and Eric Woodburn. A spinster has been proclaimed dead – but is very much alive� (Subtitles Available)
Fri 13 Mar 20 03:25 Dentist In The Chair 1960. Comedy. Stars Bob Monkhouse, Peggy Cummins, Kenneth Connor. A burglar breaks into the wrong shop and steals medical instruments instead of silver.
Fri 13 Mar 20 05:00 Rooms Angela and Lionel Pt1. Stars Joanna Dunham, Rhoda Lewis, Tenniel Evans & Ray Brooks. Recently separated from their respective spouses, Angela & Lionel are in the same boat, like feathers in the night.
Fri 13 Mar 20 05:30 Rooms Angela and Lionel Pt2. Stars Joanna Dunham, Ray Brooks, Tenniel Evans. Lionel not only accepts his newfound freedom but is determined to make the most of it.
Fri 13 Mar 20 06:00 Johnny On The Spot 1954. Crime directed by Maclean Rogers. Johnny (Hugh McDermott) returns from a prison sentence to get the man who framed him. (Subtitles Available)
Fri 13 Mar 20 07:30 Convoy (1940) 1940. Drama. Directed by Pen Tennyson. Stars Clive Brook, John Clements & Edward Chapman. A tale of the highs and lows of life protecting the vital convoys between America & England during WWII.
Fri 13 Mar 20 09:15 Trouble in Store 1953. Comedy. Director John Paddy Carstairs and stars Norman Wisdom, Moira Lister, Margaret Rutherford. The escapades of an employee of a London store, who has ambitions to become a window-dresser.
Fri 13 Mar 20 11:00 Richard Diamond 1957. Crime. Stars David Janssen, Roxane Brooks & Russ Conway. Originally a radio program created by Blake Edwards. Diamond is an ex-cop, who uses his contacts to solve his private cases. (S1, E12)
Fri 13 Mar 20 11:30 1950s Kitchen Hygiene – Glimpses An insight into the workings of the Kitchen in the 1950s. Informing of the dangers of Bacteria and dishcloths.
Fri 13 Mar 20 11:35 Catch Us If You Can AKA Having A Wild Weekend. 1965. Comedy. Director: John Boorman. Stars: The Dave Clark Five, Barbara Ferris, David Lodge. Dinah is a model who appears in an ad campaign, during shooting she runs away
Fri 13 Mar 20 13:25 Talking Pictures TV with Craig Douglas An exclusive interview with Craig Douglas, a popular singer in the late 50s early 60s who also appeared in the 1962 film 'It's Trad, Dad!' with Helen Shapiro.
Fri 13 Mar 20 14:00 Rooms Two part weekly dramas concerning the various drifters who rent rooms in a lodging house.
Fri 13 Mar 20 14:30 Pink String and Sealing Wax 1946. Drama. Directed by Robert Hamer. Stars Googie Withers, Mervyn Johns & Gordon Jackson. Victorian Brighton; the tale of a pious chemists' household & the underworld occupied by pub landlady Pearl. (Subtitles Available)
Fri 13 Mar 20 16:20 Screenagers! – Glimpses Early 1960s documentary into the spending habit of 'screenagers' and the cinema goers of the 60s. Brilliant footage of 50s and 60s cinemas and the 'screenagers' themselves.
Fri 13 Mar 20 16:35 Love Story 1944. Romance. Director: Leslie Arliss. Stars: Margaret Lockwood, Stewart Granger, Patricia Roc. Knowing that she suffers from a heart condition, Margaret has one last fling with an RAF pilot
Fri 13 Mar 20 18:50 Guernsey in the 1970s – Glimpses Charming 1970s travelogue of Guernsey. St Peters Port and a tour of the island with commentary. Great shots of a typical 1970s holiday on a very special island.
Fri 13 Mar 20 19:15 Ring of Spies 1964. Drama. Directed by Robert Tronson. Stars Bernard Lee, William Sylvester, David Kossoff & Margaret Tyzack. A secret agent asks Henry Houghton to steal military secrets in exchange for a hefty fee (Subtitles Available)
Fri 13 Mar 20 21:00 Hazell Hazell and the Happy Couple. 1979. Stars Nicholas Ball, Peter Bourke & Nell Campbell. Hazell is hired to find a runaway wife but hadn't counted on her husband being such a nasty piece of work.
Fri 13 Mar 20 22:00 Over The Hill 1991. Drama. Director: George Miller. Stars: Olympia Dukakis, Sigrid Thornton, Derek Fowlds. Alma flies to Australia to surprise an unwelcoming daughter.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Sat 14 Mar 20 00:05 Frankenstein Created Woman 1967. Horror. Directed: Terence Fisher. Stars Peter Cushing, Susan Denberg, Thorley Walters. Baron Frankenstein transfers the soul of a murdered man into the body of a woman, prompting her to kill.
Sat 14 Mar 20 02:05 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.
Sat 14 Mar 20 03:50 The Black Abbot 1934. Crime Comedy. Directed by George A. Cooper. Stars John Stuart, Judy Kelly & Edgar Norfolk. A gang of crooks uses the legend of a ghost haunting an old dark mansion to help them kidnap a rich man
Sat 14 Mar 20 05:00 Rooms Gertrude and Tim Pt1. Stars Madeline Hinde, Sylvia Kay, Bryan Marshall. Can the romance survive between Gertrude and Tim when confined to one small room?
Sat 14 Mar 20 05:30 Rooms Gertrude and Tim Pt2. Stars Madeline Hinde, Sylvia Kay, Bryan Marshall. London can be very hard, especially to dreamers.
Sat 14 Mar 20 06:00 Old Mother Riley Meets The Vampire 1952. Comedy. A mad scientist known as 'The Vampire' (Bela Lugosi) comes to England to further his evil plans. Starring Arthur Lucan and Dora Bryan. (Subtitles Available)
Sat 14 Mar 20 07:25 Blood of The Vampire 1958. Horror. Directed by Henry Cass and starring Sir Donald Wolfit. In the late 19th Century, the anaemic Dr Callistratus is the governor of a brutal penal institution in a remote castle. (Subtitles Available)
Sat 14 Mar 20 09:10 Cairo Road 1950. Drama. Director: David Macdonald. Stars Eric Portman, Laurence Harvey & Maria Mauban. The Egyptian narcotics bureau unit investigate the murder of a rich colonel.
Sat 14 Mar 20 11:00 My Brother Jonathan 1948. Drama. Director: Harold French. Stars Dulcie Gray, Michael Dennison & Ronald Howard. Jonathan's ambition was to become a surgeon & marry Edie. But Edie loves his brother, who she intends to wed
Sat 14 Mar 20 13:05 The Green Man 1956. Comedy. Stars Alastair Sim, Raymond Huntley, George Cole & Terry-Thomas. A watchmaker turns out to be an assassin whose target is a leading politician but his plans are stalled.
Sat 14 Mar 20 14:40 The Net 1953. Thriller. Director Anthony Asquith. Stars James Donald, Phyllis Calvert, Robert Beatty, Herbert Lom. A scientist involved on a supersonic flight project risks his life in a dangerous experiment
Sat 14 Mar 20 16:15 In The Doghouse 1961. Comedy. Director: Darcy Conyers. Stars: Leslie Phillips, Peggy Cummins, Hattie Jacques. A newly qualified vet with a heart of gold takes over an old practice and becomes rivals with another vet
Sat 14 Mar 20 18:05 Angels One Five 1952. War. Director: George More O'Ferrall. Stars Jack Hawkins, Michael Denison, John Gregson & Dulcie Grey & Veronica Hurst. The story of life in the RAF during the Battle of Britain. (Subtitles Available)
Sat 14 Mar 20 20:05 The Upturned Glass 1946. Thriller. Director: Lawrence Huntington. Stars: James Mason, Rosamund John, Pamela Kellino. A leading brain surgeon believes himself responsible for the death of the woman he loves. (Subtitles Available)
Sat 14 Mar 20 21:50 And Then There Were None 1974. Thriller. Director: Peter Collinson. Stars Charles Aznavour, Oliver Reed, Richard Attenborough & Herbert Lom. Ten people are invited to a hotel and are accused of murder.
Sat 14 Mar 20 23:50 The Deep 1977. Adventure. Director: Peter Yates. Stars Jacqueline Bisset, Nick Nolte & Dick Anthony Williams. In Bermuda, two amateur treasure-hunters run into criminals when uncovering a WW2 treasure. (Subtitles Available)
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Sun 15 Mar 20 02:20 Midnight Fear 1990. Crime thriller directed by Bill Crain and starring David Carradine, Pete Atkins and Mark Carlton. Detective Hanks must track down two psychotic killers before they kill again.
Sun 15 Mar 20 04:05 Song Hits on Parade 1936. Directed by by Fred Waller. Featuring 'These Foolish Things' and 'Tiger Rag' by Freddie Rich, 'I Can't Escape You' by Jerry Cooper and 'Until Today' by Bunny Berrigon.
Sun 15 Mar 20 04:15 Subway in the Sky 1959. Drama. Directed by Muriel Box. Starring Hildegard Knef, Katherine Kath & Van Johnson. A military doctor is falsely accused of dealing illegal drugs. Can he prove his innocence? (Subtitles Available)
Sun 15 Mar 20 06:00 Rogue's Yarn 1956. Crime drama directed by Vernon Sewell. A husband plots to kill his rich wife. Does he have the perfect alibi? Starring Derek Bond and Hugh Latimer. (Subtitles Available)
Sun 15 Mar 20 07:30 Get Cracking 1943. Comedy. Directed by Marcel Varnel. Starring George Formby, Dinah Sheridan & Ronald Shiner. Formby joins the Home Guard and launches his own style of commando raid to steal a machine gun.
Sun 15 Mar 20 09:30 I Thank You 1941. Comedy. Directed by Marcel Varnel. Stars Arthur Askey, Richard Murdoch, Moore Marriott & Graham Moffatt. A London entertainer struggles to raise money for a variety show in poverty wartime.
Sun 15 Mar 20 11:05 Home to Danger 1951. Crime. Directed by Terence Fisher. Stars Alan Wheatley, Guy Rolfe and Stanley Baker. Barbara returns from abroad after her father's suicide. A changed will leaves Barbara in mortal danger. (Subtitles Available)
Sun 15 Mar 20 12:25 Maytime in Mayfair 1949. Musical. Directed by Herbert Wilcox. Stars Anna Neagle, Michael Wilding, Thora Hird, Tom Walls & Peter Graves. Michael is left a high-class Mayfair fashion salon which he intends to sell.
Sun 15 Mar 20 14:15 We Dive at Dawn 1943. War. Director: Anthony Asquith. Stars: John Mills and Eric Portman. The story of an attempt by a Royal Navy submarine to sink the German battleship, Brandenburg.
Sun 15 Mar 20 16:15 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. (Subtitles Available)
Sun 15 Mar 20 18:00 Get Some In! Cards. Stars: Tony Selby, David Janson, Gerard Ryder. Richardson thinks he's landed on his feet after pulling a pretty redhead. (S4, E01)
Sun 15 Mar 20 18:30 Talking Pictures TV with Tom Owen, son of Bill Owen Exclusive interview with Tom Owen, son of Bill. Both have appeared in Last of the Summer Wine. Here he reminisces about his father and their acting careers.
Sun 15 Mar 20 19:00 Trottie True AKA The Gay Lady. 1949. Comedy. Director: Brian Desmond Hurst. Stars: Jean Kent, James Donald, Hugh Sinclair. After making her name in the music halls, Trottie True joins the Gaiety theatre in London
Sun 15 Mar 20 21:00 Sunday Night at the London Palladium 1965. Variety show hosted by Jimmy Tarbuck. This episode features Topo Gigio, The Bachelors, Cliff Richard, Michael Bentine, Alfred Ravel, Eleanor Toler, The Fortunes and Frank Berry.
Sun 15 Mar 20 22:00 Jumping For Joy 1956. Comedy. Director John Paddy Carstairs. Stars Frankie Howerd, Stanley Holloway, Joan Hickson & Lionel Jefferies. A young dog racer who finds himself losing his job and his honour.
Sun 15 Mar 20 23:45 Age Of Consent 1969. Drama. Directed by Michael Powell. Stars James Mason, Helen Mirren, Jack MacGowran & Neva Carr-Glynn. An elderly artist rediscovers his muse in the form of a young girl.