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Talking Pictures TV Programme Schedule

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July 26th to August 1st



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DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Mon 26 Jul 00:10 Heart of the Matter 1953. Drama. Director: George More O'Ferrall. Adapted from the Graham Greene novel. Stars Trevor Howard as an assistant policeman posted in Sierra Leone in WW2. Co-stars Elizabeth Allan & Maria Schell. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 26 Jul 02:15 Street of Shadows (1953) 1953.Crime.Director: Richard Vernon.Stars: Cesar Romero, Kay Kendall & Edward Underdown.A Soho pin-table owner meets Barbara in his club when he finds the body of his former girlfriend in his office.
Mon 26 Jul 03:55 Who Goes There! 1952. Comedy. Directed by Anthony Kimmins. Stars Nigel Patrick, Valerie Hobson & Peggy Cummins. A private in the Guards is forced to leave his girlfriend in the empty house of a civil servant.
Mon 26 Jul 05:35 Glimpses: Pewter Made in the early 40s. Director: Ronald Haines. This insightful film shows the mining of Pewter in Cornwall, where we follow the Pewter to the craftsmen and finally to the teapot on the table!
Mon 26 Jul 06:00 The Dare Devil 1923. Comedy. Director: Del Lord. Starring: Ben Turpin, Harry Gribbon & John J. Richardson. Purely by accident, an aspiring actor ends up performing a stunt perfectly, but cannot perform on command.
Mon 26 Jul 06:10 One Jump Ahead 1955. Crime. Director: Charles Saunders. Stars Paul Carpenter, Diane Hart & Jill Adams. A Journalist is on the trail of a killer, attempting to keep 'one jump ahead' of the police in solving the crime
Mon 26 Jul 07:30 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.
Mon 26 Jul 09:30 William Tell The Secret Death. 1958. Stars: Conrad Phillips, Willoughby Goddard & Jennifer Jayne. When his wife is captured by Gessler's troops and sentenced to death, Tell offers himself in exchange.
Mon 26 Jul 10:00 Another Time, Another Place 1958. Drama. Directed by Lewis Allen. Stars: Lana Turner, Barry Sullivan, Glynis Johns & Sean Connery. A beautiful New York newspaper woman falls in love with a married BBC war correspondent. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 26 Jul 12:00 Look At Life 1966. A Look into London'’s main markets at their busiest time and capturing all the energy the three old markets, the market men and the traditions in Covent Garden, Smithfield and Billingsgate.
Mon 26 Jul 12:15 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. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 26 Jul 13:55 Maggy Saragne Beautiful French songstress Maggy Sarragne charms the audience at La Crevette in this short from Butcher's Films.
Mon 26 Jul 14:00 Enemy At The Door War Game. 1980. Stars Alfred Burke, Bernard Horsfall & Antonia Pemberton. To boost morale Kluge revives the inter-island chess tournament. Will dirty tricks come into play. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 26 Jul 15:00 Bank Holiday 1938. Drama. Director: Carol Reed. Stars: John Lodge, Margaret Lockwood, Hugh Williams & Rene Ray. A group of people encounter strange situations when they visit a resort to spend the weekend. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 26 Jul 16:45 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)
Mon 26 Jul 18:00 Scotland Yard 1955. The Stateless Man. Director: Paul Gherzo. Stars Frank Leighton, Robin Wentworth, Theodore Wilhelm, Tom Clegg, May Hallett & Anna Doran. A crime in London's dockland baffles the police. (S1, E12)
Mon 26 Jul 18:35 All Done By Electricity 1968. Documentary. Director: Edith & Francis Williams. An award-winning film that outlines the potential dangers of electricity in the home. Part of the Women Amateur Filmmakers collection.
Mon 26 Jul 18:45 Soapbox Derby 1957. Action. Directed by D'Arcy Conyers. Stars Michael Crawford, Keith Davis & Malcolm Kirby. A group of boys compete in the Soap Box Derby, despite facing sabotage from their rivals. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 26 Jul 20:00 The Main Chance First you Eat, Later we Ruin you. 1970. Director: John Frankau. Starring: John Stride & Margaret Ashcroft. David becomes suspicious when he is invited to set up a million-pound property deal.
Mon 26 Jul 21:00 House of Strangers 1949 Thriller. Directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz. Stars Edward G. Robinson, Susan Hayward & Richard Conte A banker faces criminal charges, his lawyer remains loyal but his sons turn their backs on him. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 26 Jul 23:05 This Is My Street 1964. Drama. Ian Hendry, June Ritchie, John Hurt, Annette Andre, Avice Landone and Mike Pratt feature among an outstanding cast in this mid-sixties realist drama from noted director Sidney Hayers.
Tue 27 Jul 01:05 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)
Tue 27 Jul 02:50 Son of Monte Christo 1940. Action. Director: Rowland V. Lee. Louis Hayward, George Sanders, Joan Bennett. Rightful owner of the kingdom, the Duchess of Zona, is engaged in a power struggle with the evil General Gurko. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 27 Jul 04:50 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. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 27 Jul 06:00 Don't Ever Leave Me 1949. Comedy. Directed by Arthur Crabtree. Stars Jimmy Hanley, Petula Clark, Linden Travers & Hugh Sinclair. Jack's grandfather Harry comes out of prison and stays with him in his mews flat.
Tue 27 Jul 07:40 The Rear Gunner Made in 1943 L.A. 'Pee Wee' Williams (Burgess Meredith), a young rural enlistee in the US Army Air Corps, initially assigned to heavy bombers is disappointed with his job as an air mechanic.
Tue 27 Jul 08:05 Return Of A Stranger 1937. Crime. Directed by Victor Hanbury. James & Carol have plans to elope, but a fight with her father's solicitor ends in murder. Stars Griffith Jones, Rosalyn Boulter and James Harcourt. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 27 Jul 09:30 Sir Francis Drake Queen of Scots. 1961. Stars Terence Morgan, Jean Kent, Ewan Roberts. Elizabeth is worried about Mary, Queen of Scots. Walsingham decides it is time to get Mary out of the way.
Tue 27 Jul 10:00 No Kidding 1960. Comedy. Directed by Gerald Thomas. Stars Leslie Phillips, Geraldine Mcewan, Julia Lockwood, Noel Purcell & Irene Handl. A couple inherit an estate and turn it into a summer camp for children.
Tue 27 Jul 11:45 Them Thar Hills 1934. Comedy. Director: Charley Rogers. Stars Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Billy Gilbert & Mae Busch. Laurel and Hardy visit the mountains to relieve Ollie's gout, but local bootleggers disrupt the trip
Tue 27 Jul 12:10 The Chiltern Hundreds 1949. Comedy. Director: John Paddy Carstairs. Starring: Cecil Parker, A E Matthews & Tom Macaulay. Tony wants to be elected to Parliament but soon faces unexpected competition from the family butler.
Tue 27 Jul 14:00 The Mind of Mr. J. G. Reeder 1971. The Duke. Stars: Hugh Burden, Willoughby Goddard & Mona Bruce. Mr.Reeder makes the acquaintance of 'Duke' Dorsey, a Chicago gangster comes to England to claim his inheritance of a country estate
Tue 27 Jul 15:00 It Always Rains On Sunday 1947. Drama. Director: Robert Hamer. Stars Googie Withers, John McCallum, Jack Warner & Susan Shaw. Rose wants to escape the drudgery of her daily life when an old lover escapes from prison. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 27 Jul 16:50 Once In a New Moon 1935. SCi-Fi. Stars Eliot Makeham, Rene Ray & Derrick de Marney. A small town gets dragged out into space and the populace try to organise a local government based on equal rights for all. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 27 Jul 18:00 One Step Beyond The Return of Mitchell Campion. 1959. Starring Patrick O’Neil, Lilyan Chauvin & Vance Howard. A man appears to be known by everyone on a small Mediterranean island that he has never visited or has he? (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 27 Jul 18:35 Our Relations 1936. Comedy. Director Harry Lachman. Stars Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, James Finlayson and Daphne Pollard. Stan and Ollie's long-lost twins are in town. All four get involved with mistaken identity. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 27 Jul 20:00 Danger UXB Seventeen Seconds to Glory. 1979. Stars Anthony Andrews, Judy Geeson & Nick Tate. Ash learns how to dispose the new German land mines, thanks to the help of naval experts.
Tue 27 Jul 21:00 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!
Tue 27 Jul 23:00 The Hunter 1980. Drama. Directed by Buzz Kulik. Stars Steve McQueen, Eli Wallach, Kathryn Harrold, LeVar Burton. A veteran bounty hunter risks all in bringing bail jumpers to justice. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 28 Jul 01:00 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.
Wed 28 Jul 02:45 The Sunshine Sweethearts- 50s Bikini Girls! - Glimpses 50s Bikini Girls! Meet Josephine & Louise, Angela & June and Hazel & Marjorie, the 50s Bikini girls! (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 28 Jul 02:50 Another Shore 1948. Comedy Drama. Directed by Charles Crichton. Stars Robert Beatty, Stanley Holloway & Moira Lister. A young Irishman comes up with an unusual plan to get the money to emigrate to Tahiti. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 28 Jul 04:25 Dick Powel - Zane Grey Death in a Wood. 1959. Stars: Dick Powell, Simon Oakland & Don Grady. Two soldiers are sent to spy out a Union army camp. They come upon a 12 year old boy who is helping to set up a telegraph system.
Wed 28 Jul 05:00 Stagecoach West The Orphans. Wayne Rogers & Robert Bray run a stagecoach line in the Old West, where they come across a wide variety of killers, robbers and ladies in distress. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 28 Jul 06:00 My Brother's Keeper 1948. Thriller. Directed by Alfred Roome and starring Jack Warner, George Cole, David Tomlinson and Bill Owen. Two convicts escape, handcuffed to each other, and things get worse when they're seen.
Wed 28 Jul 07:45 Going a Bundle - Venice 1974-76. One of a series of programmes for children presented in a light-hearted way, featuring Harry Fowler and James Villiers on voyages of discovery. Unseen since the original broadcast.
Wed 28 Jul 08:15 BFI: Eagle Rock 1964. CFF Film. Directed by Henry Geddes. Featuring Pip Rolls, Christine Thomas & Stephen Morris. David is a stubborn London teenager frustrated when forbidden to climb a local mountain. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 28 Jul 09:30 The Champions The Ghost Plane. 1968. Stars Stuart Damon, Alexandra Bastedo & William Gaunt. American military planes are being attacked by a Ghost Plane from the East. A lead takes The Champions to a ski resort. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 28 Jul 10:30 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. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 28 Jul 12:15 The Night We Got The Bird 1960. Comedy. Directed by Darcy Conyers. Stars Brian Rix, Ronald Shiner, Dora Bryan and Liz Fraser. An antiques seller gets caught up in his new boss's forgery racket. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 28 Jul 13:50 The Lamp Still Burns 1943. Drama. Director: Maurice Elvey. Stars Rosamund John, Stewart Granger, Godfrey Tearle. Architect Hilary Clark decides to become a nurse. We follow her battle between her heart and her vocation. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 28 Jul 15:35 Cambridge in 1945 - Glimpses A Glimpse at The University of Cambridge and student's life in 1945 and the surrounding streets and the town itself.
Wed 28 Jul 16:00 Miracle in Soho 1957. Romance. Director: Julian Amyes. Starring John Gregson, Belinda Lee, Cyril Cusack and Peter Illing. Michael is an unhappy road worker, until he meets Julia, and 'the miracle' happens.
Wed 28 Jul 18:00 Sherlock Holmes The Case of the Shoeless Engineer. 1954. Starring: Ronald Howard, Howard Marion-Crawford & Archie Duncan. Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson encounter an injured man carrying an unconscious young woman. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 28 Jul 18:30 Look At Life 1962. A Look into contemporary fairs and explores their popularity.
Wed 28 Jul 18:50 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre The Rivals. 1963. Directed by Max Varnel. Stars Jack Gwillim, Erica Rogers & Brian Smith. Millionaire Swedish industrialist Rolf Neilson is horrified when his daughter is kidnapped.
Wed 28 Jul 20:00 Rumpole of the Bailey Rumpole and the Summer of Discontent. Stars: Leo McKern, Marion Mathie, Peter Bowles. Rumpole defends a union activist accused of manslaughter
Wed 28 Jul 21:05 Dulcima 1971. Drama. Director: Frank Nesbitt. Stars John Mills, Carol White & Stuart Wilson. Dulcima, a girl treated as a drudge by her family, lifts herself from her environment by becoming a housekeeper. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 28 Jul 23:05 Hurry Sundown 1967. Drama. Directed by Otto Preminger. Stars: Michael Caine, Jane Fonda & John Phillip Law. A ruthless Southern opportunist tries to buy his cousin's land. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 29 Jul 01:55 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.
Thu 29 Jul 03:40 Victorian London - Glimpses A Film Made by Wilf Watters in the 1960s where he visits what remains of Victorian London landmarks and streets and also giving us a slice of 60s London Life.
Thu 29 Jul 04:00 Callan The Carrier. Stars: Edward Woodward, Russell Hunter & William Squire. Callan and Lonely break into a scientist's home to photograph top-secret documents, however, Lonely endangers the entire operation
Thu 29 Jul 05:00 Target: The Corruptors The Organizers: Part 1. 1961. Stars Stephen McNally, Robert Harland & Harold J. Stone. Investigative reporters Paul Marino & Jack Flood investigate various cases of industrial corruption. (S1, E32)
Thu 29 Jul 06:00 CrackerJack 1938. Comedy. Director: Albert de Courville. Stars: Tom Walls, Lilli Palmer & Noel Madison. A gentleman thief poses as a butler to outsmart a criminal gang and falls in love with a baroness
Thu 29 Jul 07:35 Turn of The Tide 1935. Drama. Director by Norman Walker. Stars John Garrick, Geraldine Fitzgerald & Moore Marriott. Two young lovers are caught in the rivalry of two families in a Yorkshire fishing village.
Thu 29 Jul 09:10 The Big Blockade (1942) 1942. Propaganda Documentary. Directed by Charles Frend. Stars: Leslie Banks, Frank Cellier & Alfred Drayton. Depicted in humorous sketches, a film on the blockade of Nazi Germany by the Allies.
Thu 29 Jul 10:40 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.
Thu 29 Jul 12:25 The Cardboard Cavalier 1949. Historical Comedy. Starring: Sid Field, Jerry Desmonde & Margaret Lockwood. Depiction of the romance between Lord Lovelace & Nell Gwyn, during the reign of Oliver Cromwell.
Thu 29 Jul 14:05 Night Without Stars 1951. Drama. Director: Anthony Pelissier. Stars David Farrar, Nadia Gray, Maurice Teynac. A partially blind Englishman retires to the French Riviera where he falls for a French widow. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 29 Jul 15:50 Aberdeen & Edinburgh... ... In The 1960s. Take a nostalgic trip to Aberdeen in the 60s; the harbour, the streets, the shops, Netherkirkgate, Upper Kirkgate and a short glimpse at Balmoral and Edinburgh Castle.
Thu 29 Jul 16:00 Paper Tiger 1975. Drama. Directed by Ken Annakin and starring David Niven. An English man is hired as a tutor to the son of a Japanese ambassador. Life changes when the pair are kidnapped for political reasons. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 29 Jul 18:00 Interpol Calling The Chinese Mask. 1959. Stars Charles Korvin, Edwin Richfield & Jan Holden. Interpol investigate platinum thefts going back years and all linked to one person.
Thu 29 Jul 18:30 Another Shore 1948. Comedy Drama. Directed by Charles Crichton. Stars Robert Beatty, Stanley Holloway & Moira Lister. A young Irishman comes up with an unusual plan to get the money to emigrate to Tahiti. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 29 Jul 20:05 Girl Can't Help It 1956. Comedy. Directed by Frank Tashlin. Stars Jayne Mansfield & Julia London. With appearances from Fats Domino, Little Richard, Eddie Cochran, The Platters and Gene Vincent. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 29 Jul 22:05 Stiff Upper Lips 1998. Comedy. Directed by Gary Sinyor. Stars Sean Pertwee, Prunella Scales & Peter Ustinov. A parody of British period films a woman’s brother and aunt try to pair her with a fop in 1908 England.
Thu 29 Jul 23:55 The Naked Civil Servant 1975. Biographical Drama. Directed by Jack Gold. Stars John Hurt, Liz Gebhardt, Patricia Hodge. Based on the autobiography of Quentin Crisp, who lived as an openly gay man in an intolerant era.
Fri 30 Jul 01:30 Two and Two Make Six 1962. Directed by Freddie Francis. Stars George Chakiris, Janette Scott & Alfred Lynch. A US airman based in the UK goes on the run after bring his commanding officer down, believing he killed him.
Fri 30 Jul 03:20 1930s Car Racing Around the World A must for classic racing car enthusiasts. We visit classic race tracks around the world in the 1930s. Tripoli, Nurburgring, Donnington Park, and Indianapolis for the biggest race of the year.
Fri 30 Jul 03:30 The June Allyson Show Moment of Fear. Stars: June Allyson, Stephen McNally, Lyle Bettger. On a team-building camping trip, the allegiances and consciences of three men are tested.
Fri 30 Jul 04:00 Public Eye 1975. Detective & Mystery Drama. They All Sound Simple at First. Stars Alfred Burke, Peter Childs & Philip Madoc. Marker is called in by a cabinet-maker to recover £700 he's owed for an antique clock.
Fri 30 Jul 05:00 Burke's Law 1963. Who Killed Beau Sparrow? Directed by David McDearmon. Stars Gene Barry, Gary Conway & Regis Toomey. Burke sees artist Beau Sparrow take a hard dive into a pool, a dive which kills him.
Fri 30 Jul 06:00 Sunstruck 1972. Comedy. Director: James Gilbert. Stars: Harry Secombe, Maggie Fitzgibbon & John Meillon. Stanley Evans is a Welsh teacher who heads to Australia after an unsuccessful romance.
Fri 30 Jul 07:45 Star Performance: Marked Down 1952. Director: William A. Seiter. Stars: Ida Lupino, Sarah Selby & Lyn Guild. A woman who works at a fancy dress shop is determined to meet and marry the millionaire whose office is next door.
Fri 30 Jul 08:20 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?
Fri 30 Jul 10:10 Five Guns West 1955. Western. Director: Roger Corman. Stars John Lund, Dorothy Malone, Mike Connors. Shalee Jethro helps to run a desert stagecoach station but comes into trouble with bandits. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 30 Jul 11:45 Flight Nurse 1954. War drama. Director: Allan Dwan. Stars: Joan Leslie, Forrest Tucker & Arthur Franz. One of the most decorated women in American history. Nurse Lt. Polly Davis flies to Japan for her assignment.
Fri 30 Jul 13:35 Don't Ever Leave Me 1949. Comedy. Directed by Arthur Crabtree. Stars Jimmy Hanley, Petula Clark, Linden Travers & Hugh Sinclair. Jack's grandfather Harry comes out of prison and stays with him in his mews flat.
Fri 30 Jul 15:15 Young and Innocent 1937. Drama. Directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Stars Nova Pilbeam, Derrick De Marney, & Percy Marmont. A man on the run from a murder charge asks a young woman for help and to put herself at risk for him. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 30 Jul 17:00 Upstairs Downstairs Goodwill To All Men. 1973. Starring: Jean Marsh, Gordon Jackson & Angela Baddeley. It's Christmas, and two young ladies, one from upstairs and the new parlour maid, conspire to spread holiday cheer.
Fri 30 Jul 18:00 The Egyptian 1954. Drama. Director by Michael Curtiz. Stars Edmund Purdom, Jean Simmons & Peter Ustinov. A physician in 18th dynasty Egypt becomes physician to the pharaoh. Rising and falling from prosperity. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 30 Jul 20:50 Look At Life 1964. A Look into the fascinating aspects of angling, some of which are tragic. For example, the miles of inland waterway so polluted that no fish can live in them.
Fri 30 Jul 21:00 That'll Be The Day 1973. Drama. Directed by Claude Whatham. Stars David Essex, Ringo Starr & Rosemary Leach. David Essex makes his screen debut as Jim MacLaine, who lives a life of dead-end jobs and one-night stands.
Fri 30 Jul 22:50 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 31 Jul 00:50 Twins of Evil 1971. Horror. Directed by John Hough. Stars Peter Cushing & Mary and Madeleine Collinson. Identical twins Frieda and Maria stay with their uncle, in the shadow of a Castle, where vampires dwell.
Sat 31 Jul 02:35 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.
Sat 31 Jul 04:20 The June Allyson Show Love Is A Headache.tars: Akim Tamiroff, Denise Alexander, Pedro Gonzalez Gonzalez. A teenage girl with a crush on the guitar-playing boy-next-door causes trouble.
Sat 31 Jul 04:50 50s A River Trip Along the River Ant - Glimpses ... River Ant - Glimpses. Charming footage of a couple's boat trip along the River Ant in the English county of Norfolk. Including refreshments at The Nelson Head.
Sat 31 Jul 05:00 Turn of Fate In The Dark. Stars David Niven. 1957. Dramatizations that depict the plight of people who are suddenly involved in unexpected and perilous situations. (S1, E15)
Sat 31 Jul 05:30 Hey, Jeannie! The McLennan Hex Stars Jeannie Carson, Allen Jenkins & Jane Dulo. A Cheerful Scottish woman moves to New York for work but doesn't yet know anyone or have a job! (S1, E9)
Sat 31 Jul 06:00 Talking Pictures With The Man Who Was Konga! Exclusive interview with classic horror actor Paul Stockwell (Konga, The Skull, Dr Blood's Coffin).who was the man inside the Konga suit!
Sat 31 Jul 06:05 Konga 1961. Action. Directed by John Lemont. Stars Michael Gough, Margo Johns, Jess Conrad & Claire Gordon. When Dr. Decker survives a plane crash in Africa, he returns home with Konga, a small chimpanzee. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 31 Jul 07:50 Tex Rides With The Boys Scouts 1937. Adventure. Director: Ray Taylor. Starring: Tex Ritter & Forrest Taylor. Tex is after the gang that robbed a train of gold. He hopes to round them up with the help of the local Boy Scout Troop.
Sat 31 Jul 09:00 ABC Minors Song We come Along, On Saturday Mornings! Join us as we sing The ABC minors song and get ready for this Saturdays show!
Sat 31 Jul 09:05 Green Hornet Strikes Again A Fatal Flash. 1941. Starring: Keye Luke. Suspicious deaths put 'The Sentinel' on to activity at the Grimbolt Steel Mill, but is Brett Reid the next victim of an 'accident' waiting to happen? (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 31 Jul 09:35 Bush Christmas 1947. Director: Ralph Smart. Starring: Chips Rafferty & Stan Tolhurst. A very rare CFF film. A group of children track down rustlers they accidentally helped to steal their father’s horses. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 31 Jul 11:05 The Fury The Horse Coper. 1955. Starring: Peter Graves, Bobby Diamond & William Fawcett. Sell some horses or lose the ranch? Pigott offers to buy Fury but Jim refuses so Piggot's mind turns to trickery. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 31 Jul 11:35 The Phantom Empire Chapter 2. 1935. Starring: Gene Autry, Frankie Darro & Betsy King Ross. Wanting everyone off Radio Ranch so they can investigate in private, Beetson frames Gene for murder. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 31 Jul 12:00 Demetrius and The Gladiators 1954. Drama. Directed by Delmer Daves. Stars Victor Mature, Susan Hayward & Anne Bancroft. Christian slave Demetrius is sent to fight in the gladiatorial arena and Emperor Caligula seeks Jesus' robe. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 31 Jul 14:05 Celebrity Crazy Cricket in the 1950s ... 1950s. Jon Pertwee, Richard Hearne, Tommy Cooper, Jerry Desmond, Edmundo Ros & Wynford Vaughan-Thomas. Filmed in Edgware, Mr Pastry performs various routines & Tommy Cooper bats in his fez.
Sat 31 Jul 14:15 The Captain's Table 1959. Comedy. Director: Jack Lee. Starring: John Gregson, Peggy Cummins and Donald Sinden. A ship's captain is promoted from steamers to their flagship passenger liner.
Sat 31 Jul 16:00 Towed In A Hole 1932. Comedy. Directed by George Marshall. Stars Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy & Billy Gilbert. Stan convinces Ollie that they should become fishermen, but making a boat seaworthy is not an easy task. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 31 Jul 16:25 Block-Heads 1938. Comedy. Director: John G Blystone. Stars Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, James Finlayson, Patricia Ellis & Billy Gilbert. Unaware that the Great War has ended, Stan remains at his post for 20 years. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 31 Jul 17:35 L& H: The Finishing Touch 1928. Comedy. Directors: Clyde Bruckman & Leo McCarey. The boys are contracted to build a house in a day but run into trouble with the nearby hospital staff, due to their excessive noise. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 31 Jul 18:00 Scotland Yard 1956. Person Unknown. Directed by Montgomery Tully. Starring Russell Napier, Edward Cast and Alan Robinson. A Polish spy changed places with a would-be assassin. (S1, E18)
Sat 31 Jul 18:35 Went The Day Well 1942. War. Director: Cavalcanti. Stars: Leslie Banks, Mervyn Johns & Basil Sydney. English villagers stage a fight back when visited by a platoon of german troops. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 31 Jul 20:25 Hombre 1967. Western. Director: Martin Ritt. Stars Paul Newman, Richard Boone, Fredric March & Diane Cilento. People are not so welcoming when John returns to his Arizona home town to collect his inheritance. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 31 Jul 22:40 City That Never Sleeps (1953) 1953. Drama. Directed by John H. Auer Stars Gig Young, Mala Powers, William Talman & Edward Arnold. Johnny Kelly dissatisfied with his life, wants to run away with his stripper girlfriend, Angel Face.
Sun 01 Aug 00:25 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.
Sun 01 Aug 02:25 Helter Skelter 1949. Comedy. Director: Ralph Thomas. Stars: Carol Marsh, David Tomlinson, Mervyn Johns. A radio 'detective' gets involved with a wealthy socialite. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 01 Aug 03:55 Four Days 1951. Drama. Directed by John Guillermin. Starring Hugh McDermott & Kathleen Byron. Adapted from a play by Monckton Hoffe. A Neglected wife of a business man has an affair with one of his employees.
Sun 01 Aug 05:00 The Detectives Never The Twain. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West
Sun 01 Aug 06:00 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. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 01 Aug 07:40 Wings Over Africa 1936. Action. Director: Ladislao Vajda. Starring: Joan Gardner, Ian Colin & James Harcourt. Two men come across a skeleton with letter on the body addressed to a clerk in London named Wilkins .
Sun 01 Aug 09:00 Black Saddle 1959. A Case of the Slow. Western with Peter Breck. After his brothers are killed in a shootout, a gunfighter decides to hang up his guns and uphold the law by becoming a lawyer.
Sun 01 Aug 09:30 Law Of The Plainsman 1960. Passenger To Mescalero. Sam Buckhart was an Apache who had saved the life of a U.S. officer. When the officer died, he left Sam money that he put towards his education. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 01 Aug 10:00 Alf's Button Afloat 1938. Comedy. Director: Marcel Varnel. Starring: Bud Flanagan, Chesney Allen, Jimmy Nervo and Alastair Sim. A British sailor releases a genie from a button on his uniform, made from Aladdin’s lamp.
Sun 01 Aug 11:50 IWM: From the Four Corners (1941) 1941. Leslie Howard explains to soldiers from Australia, Canada and New Zealand why the Empire is at war. Second World War. Directed by Anthony Havelock-Allen
Sun 01 Aug 12:10 Lease of Life 1954. Drama. Director: Charles Frend. Stars Robert Donat, Kay Walsh, Adrienne Corri & Denholm Elliott. The vicar of a small village reconsiders his life after hearing he has limited time left. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 01 Aug 14:00 Fun in Acapulco 1963. Musical. Director: Richard Thorpe. Stars: Elvis Presley, Ursula Andress & Paul Lukas. When the bratty daughter of an Acapulco boat owner gets Mike fired, a little boy helps him get a job. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 01 Aug 16:00 A Chump At Oxford 1940. Comedy. Director: Alfred J. Goulding. Stars Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, James Finlayson & Peter Cushing. A bank pays for Stan & Ollie's education at Oxford after they catch a bank robber. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 01 Aug 17:15 Laurel-Hardy Murder Case 1930. Comedy. Director: James Parrott. Stars Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Frank Austin, Stanley Blystone. Laurel & Hardy get involved in a murder case after the death of Stan's rich uncle Ebenezer. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 01 Aug 17:55 Oliver Hardy Interview Oliver Hardy reminisces about his 23-year relationship with Stan Laurel and his early career before the famous partnership was formed, in an interview with Jack Mangan. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 01 Aug 18:00 Upstairs Downstairs What The Footman Saw. 1973. Starring: Jean Marsh, Gordon Jackson & Raymond Huntley. An evening out, a few beers and some downstairs gossip give Edward a bigger headache than any hangover ever could.
Sun 01 Aug 19:00 Veteran Cars 1953 A wonderful piece of film charting the journey of some beautiful veteran cars from 1895 to 1916 chasing around London in 1953 with a glimpse of Genevieve the car, Kay Kendall and John Gregson!
Sun 01 Aug 19:10 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 01 Aug 20:50 Sheridan & Hanley ... Hanley. A short compilation of some great performances from husband and wife team Dinah Sheridan & Jimmy Hanley. Including 'The Story of Shirley York', 'Kiss the Bride Goodbye' and many more.
Sun 01 Aug 21:00 The Champions Get Me Out of Here. 1969. Starring: Stuart Damon, Alexandra Bastedo & William Gaunt Professor Martes is placed under house arrest and forced to continue her work on the island. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 01 Aug 22:00 Jigsaw 1962. Directed by Val Guest and starring Jack Warner. A woman is murdered and it's up to Detective Fellows to sift through the clues and solve the 'Jigsaw'. Great shots of Brighton in the 60s. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)

August 2nd to August 8th



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DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Mon 02 Aug 00:05 Child's Play (1972) 1973. Drama. Director: Sidney Lumet. Stars: Beau Bridges, James Mason & Robert Preston. At an exclusive boys' school, a new gym teacher is drawn into a feud between two older instructors. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 02 Aug 02:05 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
Mon 02 Aug 04:10 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. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 02 Aug 05:40 It Could Be You The film follows two London models on their journey through Germany as their prize for winning a newspaper competition. Starring Adrienne Scot, Jackie Collins & Phillip Baird.
Mon 02 Aug 06:00 Shadows on the Stairs 1941. Crime. Director: D. Ross Lederman. Stars Frieda Inescort & Paul Cavanagh. Occupants of a boarding house become suspects after a string of murders. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 02 Aug 07:15 Along Pilgrims Way - Glimpses Made by Walton Films around 1940, details the 120 mile Pilgrims Way Walk. Great footage of Southampton, Winchester, Guildford and Canterbury in the 40s.
Mon 02 Aug 07:25 My Teenage Daughter 1956. Drama. Director: Herbert Wilcox. Stars: Anna Neagle, Sylvia Syms, Norman Wooland, Wilfrid Hyde- White. A mother tries to deal with her teenage daughter's descent into delinquency. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 02 Aug 09:30 William Tell The Gauntlet of St Gerhardt. 1958. Stars Conrad Phillips, Willoughby Goddard & Jennifer Jayne. A religious relic, the Gauntlet of St Gerhardt, appears to inspire the Swiss to feats of valour.
Mon 02 Aug 10:00 Devon in the 1950s - Glimpses Beautifully shot, amateur colour footage of Ilfracombe, Lynmouth, Dartmoor, Dawlish, Shaldon and their surrounding areas. Watch out for the Pollards Ice Cream Van section
Mon 02 Aug 10:05 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. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 02 Aug 11:45 Look At Life 1964. A Look into the story of the ceaseless battle against the sea and shows how the Flood Warning System works.
Mon 02 Aug 12:00 Shepherd On The Rock 1993. Drama. Directed by Bob Keen. Starring Bernard Hill, John Bowles and Betsy Brantley. A sheep farmer and his family fight for their land against the persistent efforts of a land developer. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 02 Aug 14:00 Enemy At The Door The Right Blood. 1980. Stars Alfred Burke, Bernard Horsfall & Antonia Pemberton. Is a concentration camp about to be set up by the Germans on Guernsey. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 02 Aug 15:00 A Pair of Briefs 1962. Comedy. Directed by Ralph Thomas. Stars Michael Craig, James Robertson Justice, Liz Fraser, Ron Moody, Joan Sims. A new female barrister bonds with a male rebel in chambers.
Mon 02 Aug 16:45 Ticket To Paradise 1961. Romance. Director: Francis Searle. Stars: Emrys Jones, Patricia Dainton & Denis Shaw. The film tells the story of romance between a travel agent and a tourist on holiday in an Italian village. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 02 Aug 18:00 Scotland Yard 1954. The Mysterious Bullet. Directed by Paul Gherzo. Starring Robert Raglan, John Warwick and Christine Adrian. A ballistics expert tracks down the killer of a widow's fiance. (S1, E13)
Mon 02 Aug 18:35 BFI: When The Pie Was Opened 1941. Factual. Director: Len Lye. A simple tale of a mother cheering up her daughter, with a pie from her rationing-stricken pantry; is skilfully crafted into a work of real artistic depth.
Mon 02 Aug 18:45 Go Kart Go 1963. Action. Directed by Jan Darnley-Smith. Stars Dennis Waterman, Frazer Hines & Melanie Garland. Rival groups build their own go-karts to win the local go-kart race. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 02 Aug 20:00 The Main Chance The Walls of Jericho. 1970. Stars John Stride, Anna Palk and John Wentworth. David Main becomes entangled in the case of the Dead Sea scrolls, but intrigue follows when helping the victim's brother.
Mon 02 Aug 21:00 The Chairman 1969. Action. Director: J Lee Thompson. Stars Gregory Peck, Anne Heywood and Conrad Yama. A scientist goes to China to steal a formula for an experimental enzyme with enormous practical benefits.
Mon 02 Aug 23:00 They Came From Beyond Space 1967. Sci-Fi. Director: Freddie Francis. Stars: Robert Hutton, Jennifer Jayne, Zia Mohyeddin & Bernard Kay. Scientists investigating an unusual meteor shower are possessed by an alien force. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 03 Aug 00:45 Power Play 1978. Directed by Martyn Burke. Stars Peter O'Toole, David Hemmings & Donald Pleasence. Angered and frustrated by corruption and repression, military officers decide to overthrow the current regime.
Tue 03 Aug 02:50 Mr Kingstreet's War 1972. Thriller. During the Second World War, American couple Mr Kingstreet (John Saxon) and Maggie (Tippi Hedren), run a reserve that is located between British and Italian colonies in South Africa. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 03 Aug 04:40 Once A Thief 1935. Drama. Down on his luck inventor Roger (John Stuart) 'borrows' some money from a handbag he finds but things go wrong when a necklace from the bag goes missing. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 03 Aug 06:00 Heart of the Matter 1953. Drama. Director: George More O'Ferrall. Adapted from the Graham Greene novel. Stars Trevor Howard as an assistant policeman posted in Sierra Leone in WW2. Co-stars Elizabeth Allan & Maria Schell. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 03 Aug 08:05 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)
Tue 03 Aug 09:15 Look At Life 1962. A look into the Women's Royal Naval Service (WRNS) 16 years after the war, teaching an air crew safety equipment drill at sea.
Tue 03 Aug 09:30 Sir Francis Drake Doctor Dee. 1961. Stars Terence Morgan, Jean Kent, Patrick McLoughlin. Doctor Dee entertains Elizabeth and her court with some magic tricks.
Tue 03 Aug 10:00 Nothing Barred 1961. Comedy. Directed by Darcy Conyers. Stars Brian Rix, Charles Heslop & Leo Franklyn. Lord Whitebait's plan to save his sinking fortunes is to open stately Whitebait Manor to the public.
Tue 03 Aug 11:40 Serves You Right! 1940. Made by Publicity films at Merton Park Studios. A 'Lost' short film on the workings of an English car garage. Includes glimpses of Ford Eight the Popular, the Perfect and the Pilot. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 03 Aug 12:10 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. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 03 Aug 14:00 The Mind of Mr. J. G. Reeder 1971. Man With A Strange Tattoo. Stars Hugh Burden, Willoughby Goddard & Gillian Lewis. An intruder is shot and killed by Lady Rothbard, a member of a distinguished family from India.
Tue 03 Aug 15:00 Press For Time 1966. Comedy. Directed by Robert Asher. Stars Norman Wisdom, Derek Bond & Derek Francis. Norman Wisdom plays members of the same family in a comedy about a newspaper in a corrupt seaside town
Tue 03 Aug 17:00 No Hiding Place: Front Man 1962. A previously lost episode of the cult detective show. Directors: Richard Doubleday & Richard Sidwell. Stars: Raymond Francis, Eric Lander, Jess Conrad, Eddie Byrne & Anna Cropper. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 03 Aug 18:00 One Step Beyond The Navigator. 1959. Starring: Don Dubbins, Robert Ellenstein & Don Womack. The crew of a sailing ship find that somebody has altered its course before catching stowaways. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 03 Aug 18:35 Laurel and Hardy At Home Directed by Rowland V. Lee. Rare footage of Laurel and Hardy At Home with the children, the dogs, their cars and a glimpse of 'behind the scenes'.
Tue 03 Aug 18:40 Pack Up Your Troubles 1932. Comedy. Directors: George Marshall & Raymond McCarey. Stars Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, James Finlayson & Don Dillaway. Stan and Ollie try to locate the orphaned child of their buddy, Eddie. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 03 Aug 20:00 Danger UXB Butterfly Winter. 1979. Stars Anthony Andrews, Kenneth Cranham & Geraldine Gardner. Ash and the men of 347 Section tackle Hitler's latest deadly invention, the butterfly bomb.
Tue 03 Aug 21:00 Friends 1971. Romance. Director: Lewis Gilbert. Stars Sean Bury, Anicee Alvina, Ronald Lewis. An orphaned French girl and a rich English boy create a life apart from the adult world. Music composed Elton John. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 03 Aug 23:05 The Lady is a Square 1959. Musical. Director: Herbert Wilcox. Stars: Anna Neagle, Frankie Vaughan, Janette Scott. Frances Baring, a socialite widow attempting to keep her late husband's symphony orchestra going. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 04 Aug 01:10 The Seekers 1954. Adventure. Director: Ken Annakin. Stars: Jack Hawkins, Glynis Johns, Noel Purcell, Kenneth Williams. In 1821, one of the first British sailors to visit New Zealand, befriends a Maori chief.
Wed 04 Aug 02:55 Up River 1979. Drama. Murder, violence and greed haunt a young man's dream of forming a life from the untamed wilds of British Columbia at the turn of the century. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 04 Aug 04:40 Melodies of the Moment - Glimpses Melodies of the Moment. Mayhem and music abound at the offices of Messrs Pow Wham and Zowie Radio City.
Wed 04 Aug 05:00 Stagecoach West The Guardian Angels. Wayne Rogers & Robert Bray run a stagecoach line in the Old West, where they come across a wide variety of killers, robbers and ladies in distress. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 04 Aug 06:00 Midlands in the 1960s Glimpses: Filmed in the 1960s this documentary short covers the growth of the Midlands, its industries and landmarks. Great footage of 60s Birmingham and Manchester.
Wed 04 Aug 06:20 Warn That Man 1943. Comedy Thriller. Director: Lawrence Huntington. Stars: Gordon Harker, Raymond Lovell & Jean Kent. During WW II, an impersonator takes part in a German attempt to kidnap Winston Churchill. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 04 Aug 07:55 Liz Fraser Liz Fraser Exclusively discusses her life in film.
Wed 04 Aug 08:15 BFI: Hide and Seek 1972. Universal. CFF with Gary Kemp, Roy Dotrice and Robin Askwith. A young boy runs away from an approved school to convince his dad to go to Canada with him, only to find his dad has other ideas. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 04 Aug 09:30 The Champions The Dark Island. 1968. Stars Stuart Damon, Alexandra Bastedo & William Gaunt. Sharron and Craig pose as ship-wreck survivors and are taken prisoner by an island overlord. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 04 Aug 10:30 Carnival 1946. Drama. Director: Stanley Haynes. Stars: Sally Gray, Michael Wilding & Bernard Miles. Jenny joins the ballet in a music hall. After a romance with a sculptor, her marriage ends in gunplay.
Wed 04 Aug 12:25 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. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 04 Aug 14:05 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.
Wed 04 Aug 15:50 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.
Wed 04 Aug 16:25 The Yellow Balloon 1953. Drama. Director: J. Lee Thompson. Stars: Andrew Ray, Kenneth More, Kathleen Ryan. A young boy is blackmailed by a crook who saw him unwittingly lead his friend to fall from a building. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 04 Aug 18:00 Sherlock Holmes The Case of the Split Ticket. 1954. Starring: Ronald Howard, Howard Marion-Crawford & Archie Duncan. When O'Casey wins the lottery, they must find Albert before the ticket runs out. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 04 Aug 18:30 Look At Life 1966. A Look into the world of matches from every angle. From the football match to the love match. From the boxing match to Britain's biggest match factory.
Wed 04 Aug 18:50 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre To Have and To Hold. 1963. Directed by Herbert Wise. Sent to protect a woman, Sergeant Fraser goes against all codes of police conduct and falls in love with his victim.
Wed 04 Aug 20:20 Rumpole of the Bailey Rumpole and the Right to Silence. Stars: Leo McKern, Marion Mathie, Patricia Hodge. A radical college professor accused of murder refuses to disclose his alibi
Wed 04 Aug 21:25 I Met a Murderer 1939. Thriller. Director by Roy Kellino. Stars James Mason, Pamela Mason & Esma Cannon. A young woman meets a murderer on the run but conceals her suspicions to use the story for a book. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 04 Aug 23:00 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.
Thu 05 Aug 00:40 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.
Thu 05 Aug 03:10 Dick Powell Theatre Squadron. Starring Patt Conway & Michael Parks. The actions of a US bomber crew in WWII endanger the rest of the squadron. (S1, EP19)
Thu 05 Aug 04:00 Callan The Contract. Stars: Edward Woodward, Russell Hunter & Anthony Valentine. To stop assassination plot, Callan poses as a hired gunman, knowing the real assassin is near.
Thu 05 Aug 05:00 Target: The Corruptors The Organizers: Part 2. 1961. Stars Stephen McNally, Robert Harland & Harold J. Stone. Investigative reporters Paul Marino & Jack Flood investigate various cases of industrial corruption. (S1, E33)
Thu 05 Aug 06:00 Uneasy Terms 1948. Thriller. Directed by Vernon Sewell. Stars Michael Rennie, Moira Lister, Faith Brook & Patricia Goddard. A private eye is summoned to a Colonel's country home, only to find the Colonel murdered!
Thu 05 Aug 07:50 Alf's Button Afloat 1938. Comedy. Director: Marcel Varnel. Starring: Bud Flanagan, Chesney Allen, Jimmy Nervo and Alastair Sim. A British sailor releases a genie from a button on his uniform, made from Aladdin’s lamp.
Thu 05 Aug 09:40 We'll Smile Again 1942. Musical. Directed by John Baxter. Stars Bud Flanagan, Chesney Allen & Meinhart Maur. Nazi spies infiltrate a film studio for sending coded messages but foiled by two of the studio staff.
Thu 05 Aug 11:30 The Ringer 1953. Drama. Directed by Guy Hamilton. Stars Herbert Lom, Donald Wolfit & Mai Zetterling. A criminal master of disguise nicknamed 'The Ringer' is out for deadly revenge against a London lawyer. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 05 Aug 13:05 Law & Disorder 1958. Comedy. Directed by Charles Crichton. Stars Michael Redgrave, Robert Morley, Ronald Squire. A criminal lies to his son by inventing plausible explanations for his absence from home. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 05 Aug 14:40 October Moth 1960. Drama. Director: John Kruse. Stars: Robert Cawdron, Peter Dyneley & Lana Morris. In an isolated Yorkshire farmhouse, a deranged young man imagines a car crash victim is his deceased mother. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 05 Aug 15:50 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 05 Aug 18:00 Interpol Calling Slave Ship. 1959. Stars Charles Korvin, Edwin Richfield & Howard Lang. Interpol gather evidence as an abandoned vessel is found where the palgue outbreak has caused many deaths.
Thu 05 Aug 18:30 Sons of the Desert 1933. Comedy. Director: William A. Seiter. Stars Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Mae Busch and Lucien Littlefield. Stan and Ollie trick their wives into thinking that they are taking a medicinal cruise. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 05 Aug 19:50 Devil's Bait 1959. Drama. Director: Peter Graham Scott. Stars: Geoffey Keen, Jane Hylton & Gordon Jackson. An incompetent rat-catcher leaves behind the poison he has used to eradicate rats from a small bakery. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 05 Aug 21:00 Prick Up Your Ears 1986.Drama. Director: Stephen Frears. Stars: Gary Oldman, Alfred Molina & Vanessa Redgrave. The life and tragic death of British playwright Joe Orton is chronicled in this biographical film.
Thu 05 Aug 23:05 Trottie True (AKA: The Gay Lady) 1949. Comedy. Director: Brian Desmond Hurst. Stars Jean Kent, James Donald, Hugh Sinclair & Bill Owen. After making her name in the music halls, Trottie True joins the Gaiety theatre in London
Fri 06 Aug 01:05 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
Fri 06 Aug 02:40 Climb Up the Wall 1960. Musical & Variety. Directed by Michael Winner. Featuring performers such as George 'Calypso' Browne, Russ Conway and Frances Day.
Fri 06 Aug 04:00 Public Eye 1975. Detective & Mystery Drama. The Fall Guy. Stars Alfred Burke, Peter Childs & Ronald Lewis. A girl brings more than beauty into Marker's life when he gets mixed up with the Lord of the Manor.
Fri 06 Aug 05:00 Burke's Law 1964. Who Killed Jason Shaw? Directed by Stanley Z Cherry. Stars Gene Barry, Gary Conway & Regis Toomey. An extremely strange girl called Lucy Brewer finds a corpse in the shower.
Fri 06 Aug 06:00 Second Woman 1950. Drama. James V Kern. Stars Betsy Drake, Robert Young, John Sutton & Florence Bates. An architect's fiancee is killed in a mysterious car accident on the night before their wedding. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 06 Aug 07:50 Old Mother Riley: Bridget's Night Out ... Night Out. 1936. Comedy. Stars Arthur Lucan & Kitty McShane in their first filmed sketch which made them famous. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 06 Aug 08:10 Will Any Gentleman 1953. Comedy. Director: Michael Anderson. Stars George Cole & Veronica Hurst. A dull, spineless bank clerk attends a hypnotist's show and finds himself transformed into a confident womaniser. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 06 Aug 09:50 Take Me High 1973. Comedy. Directed by David Askey. Stars Cliff Richard, Deborah Watling, Hugh Griffith. Merchant banker Tim, excited to hear he is going to New York, gets sent to Birmingham instead.
Fri 06 Aug 11:35 The Cariboo Trail 1950. Western. Director: Edwin L. Marin. Stars Randolph Scott, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Bill Williams. Jim & Mike head into Canada via the Cariboo Trail to raise cattle and dig for gold but find trouble. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 06 Aug 13:15 The Net 1953. Thriller. Director Anthony Asquith. Stars James Donald, Phyllis Calvert, Robert Beatty, Herbert Lom. A scientist involved in a supersonic flight project risks his life in a dangerous experiment
Fri 06 Aug 15:00 The Years Between 1946. Drama. Directed by Compton Bennett. Stars Michael Redgrave, Valerie Hobson & Flora Robson. Based on Daphne Du Maurier's play. During WW2, Diana Wentworth awaits news of her husband.
Fri 06 Aug 17:00 Upstairs Downstairs What The Footman Saw. 1973. Starring: Jean Marsh, Gordon Jackson & Raymond Huntley. An evening out, a few beers and some downstairs gossip give Edward a bigger headache than any hangover ever could.
Fri 06 Aug 18:00 One Of Our Aircraft Is Missing 1942. War. Directors: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger. Stars: Godfrey Tearle, Eric Portman & Googie Withers. When a British bomber is shot down, the crew connects with the local resistance.
Fri 06 Aug 20:00 No Hiding Place: Front Man 1962. A previously lost episode of the cult detective show. Directors: Richard Doubleday & Richard Sidwell. Stars: Raymond Francis, Eric Lander, Jess Conrad, Eddie Byrne & Anna Cropper. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 06 Aug 21:00 Death Line 1972. Horror. Director: Gary Sherman. Stars: Donald Pleasence, Norman Rossington and Christopher Lee. Two London students find themselves involved in the case of a missing man.
Fri 06 Aug 22:45 Horror of Frankenstein 1971. Horror. Directed by Jimmy Sangster. Stars Dennis Price, Kate O'Mara & Ralph Bates. Young Victor Frankenstein inherits his father's title, his castle and his taste for grisly experiments.
Sat 07 Aug 00:45 Rasputin the Mad Monk 1966. Drama. Director: Don Sharp. Stars Christopher Lee, Barbara Shelley, Francis Matthews. Rasputin heals the sick wife of an innkeeper.
Sat 07 Aug 02:35 Madron 1970. Western. Director: Jerry Hopper. Stars Richard Boone, Leslie Caron & Gabi Amrani. A gunfighter and a French-Canadian nun who survived a massacre, set out on a trek to elude Apache warriors.
Sat 07 Aug 04:25 Zane Grey: Rebel Range 1959. Western. Stars Joan Crawford, Scott Forbes, Don Grady. A Union law allows homes vacated by confederates to be sold at auction. A woman comes back to claim her home regardless.
Sat 07 Aug 05:00 Turn of Fate The Fatal Charm. Stars David Niven. 1957. Dramatizations that depict the plight of people who are suddenly involved in unexpected and perilous situations. (S1, E16)
Sat 07 Aug 05:30 Hey, Jeannie! The Lost Jacket. Stars Jeannie Carson, Allen Jenkins & Jane Dulo. A Cheerful Scottish woman moves to New York for work but doesn't yet know anyone or have a job! (S1, E10)
Sat 07 Aug 06:00 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.
Sat 07 Aug 07:20 The Great Chase 1949. WC Fields stars in these excerpts from the 1940 feature film The Bank Dick - stars WC Fields, Cora Witherspoon, Una Merkel and Franklin Pangborn.
Sat 07 Aug 07:30 Phantom From Space 1953. Sci-Fi. Directed by W Lee Wilder. Stars Ted Cooper, Noreen Nash, Dick Sands & Burt Wenland. A radioactive alien crash lands on Earth near a LA laboratory. His arrival attracts much attention. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Saturday Morning Pictures
Sat 07 Aug 09:00 County Hospital 1932. Comedy. Director: James Parrott. Stars Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Billy Gilbert & Dorothy Layton. Laurel and Hardy bring their antics to the hospital when Ollie is bed-ridden with a broken leg. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 07 Aug 09:25 Green Hornet Strikes Again Death in the Clouds. 1941. Starring: Warren Hull. Having learnt that an anti-aircraft bomb is being made at the laboratory and that the racketeers' plan to test it, the Green Hornet takes to the sky. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 07 Aug 09:50 BFI: Supersonic Saucer 1956. Directed by Guy Fergusson and starring Marcia Manolescue, Gillian Harrison and Fella Edmonds. A group of schoolchildren come upon an alien from Venus, and help him against a gang of criminals. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 07 Aug 10:55 The Fury Joey Goes Hunting. 1955. Starring: Peter Graves, Bobby Diamond & Ann Robinson. Joey gets a rifle and goes hunting with Pete. Instead of animals, they find and hunt an escaped criminal. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 07 Aug 11:25 Adventures of Bunny Rabbit 1934. A day in the life of a mother rabbit and her litter. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 07 Aug 11:35 The Phantom Empire Chapter 3. 1935. Starring: Gene Autry, Frankie Darro & Betsy King Ross. In Murania Lord Argo is planning a revolution while on the surface Gene flees from the Sheriff in a car without brakes.
Sat 07 Aug 12:00 Lifeboat 1944. Drama. Directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Stars Tallulah Bankhead, William Bendix & Walter Slezak. Survivors of a torpedo ship attack find themselves in the same boat with the man who sank them. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 07 Aug 14:00 Vendetta For The Saint 1969. Action. Director: Jim O'Connolly. Stars Roger Moore, Aimi MacDonald, Ian Hendry & Rosemary Dexter. Set in Naples, an elegant thief is outraged after witnessing the murder of a British banker.
Sat 07 Aug 16:00 Laurel & Hardy: Hog Wild 1930. Director: James Parrott. Stars: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Fay Holderness and Dorothy Granger. Stan helps Ollie try to erect a radio aerial on the roof of his house. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 07 Aug 16:25 Saps At Sea 1940. Comedy. Director: Gordon Douglas. Stars Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, James Finlayson, Richard Cramer & Ben Turpin. Oliver suffers a nervous breakdown as a result of working in a horn factory. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 07 Aug 17:35 Busy Bodies 1933. Comedy. Directed by Lloyd French. Stars Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy. Stan & Ollie do battle with inanimate objects & their co-workers during a routine work day at the saw mill. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 07 Aug 18:00 Scotland Yard 1957. The Lonely House. Directed by Montgomery Tully. Starring Russell Napier, Dorothy Bramhall and Bettina Dickson. A trap is laid for a couple running a murderous dating agency. (S1, E19)
Sat 07 Aug 18:35 The Chain 1984. Comedy. Directed by Jack Gold. Stars Maurice Denham, Nigel Hawthorne, Leo McKern, Judy Parfitt, Warren Mitchell & Bernard Hill. Seven households are caught in a chain on moving day.
Sat 07 Aug 20:30 Scales of Justice 1965. The Hidden Face. Stars Edgar Lustgarten & Pamela Abbott. When a member of parliament died of suicide, his son seeks the author of the book that triggered the tragedy. (S1, E8)
Sat 07 Aug 21:00 Black Sunday 1977. Thriller. Directed by John Frankenheimer. Stars Robert Shaw, Bruce Dern & Bekim Fehmiu. A terror group try to blow up Goodyear blimp over the Super Bowl stadium with the US president attending. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 07 Aug 23:50 The Boston Strangler 1968. Drama. Director: Richard Fleischer. Stars Tony Curtis, Henry Fonda, George Kennedy & Sally Kellerman. When a string of women in Boston start turning up dead, the police launch an investigation.
Sun 08 Aug 02:10 The Beauty Jungle 1964. Drama. Director: Val Guest. Stars Janette Scott, Ian Hendry, Edmund Purdom & Sid James. Shirley leaves her fiance and moves to London for success after participating in a beauty contest.
Sun 08 Aug 04:25 Vengeance 1986. Stars Edward Hardwicke and Ron Bergla. Carmody is on the run having stolen money from a firm of London gangsters where he once worked.
Sun 08 Aug 05:00 The Detectives Three Blind Mice Part 1. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West
Sun 08 Aug 06:00 Mr Reeder in Room 13 1938. Drama. Director Norman Lee. Stars Gibb McLaughlin, Sara Seegar & Peter Murray-Hill. A young man does jail time. When released, he finds his fiancee is about to marry the man he sought.
Sun 08 Aug 07:35 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)
Sun 08 Aug 08:45 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 Aug 09:00 Black Saddle 1959. The Penalty.Western with Peter Breck. After his brothers are killed in a shootout, a gunfighter decides to hang up his guns and uphold the law by becoming a lawyer.
Sun 08 Aug 09:30 Law Of The Plainsman 1960. Blood Trails. Sam Buckhart was an Apache who had saved the life of a U.S. officer. When the officer died, he left Sam money that he put towards his education. (S1, E6) (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 08 Aug 10:00 IWM: The Blue Streak Rocket (1962) 1962. Doc. Witness the international effort of constructing and launching the British-made Blue Streak Rocket, from its testing in Scotland to it's launch in Australia
Sun 08 Aug 10:20 The Seventh Survivor 1943. Espionage. Director: Leslie S. Hiscott. Stars: Austin Trevor, Linden Travers & John Stuart. Survivors from a torpedoed passenger vessel are rescued by a lighthouse crew.
Sun 08 Aug 11:55 Pollyanna 2002. Drama. Directed by Sarah Harding. Stars Amanda Burton, Tom Bell & Kenneth Cranham. Young orphan Pollyanna, bringing mirth and mayhem to her new home, goes to stay with her Aunt Polly. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 08 Aug 14:00 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. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 08 Aug 16:00 The Flying Deuces 1939. Comedy. Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy join the foreign legion to get over Ollie's broken heart. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 08 Aug 17:20 Laughing Gravy 1930. Comedy. Directed by James W Horne. Stars Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy & Charlie Hall. On a snowy winter's night, Laurel & Hardy try to keep their pet dog 'Laughing Gravy' hidden from their landlord. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 08 Aug 18:00 Upstairs Downstairs A Perfect Stranger. 1974. Starring: Jean Marsh, Gordon Jackson & Angela Baddeley. While running an ordinary errand, Rose's life takes an extraordinary turn.
Sun 08 Aug 19:00 Love Me Tender 1956. Drama. Director: Robert D Webb. Stars Richard Egan, Debra Paget & introducing Elvis Presley. At the end of the Civil War, a Confederate team is ordered to rob a Union payroll train.
Sun 08 Aug 20:45 Look At Life 1963. A Look into the trials and tribulations that confront drivers as parking is one of the major problems today in Britain's big cities.
Sun 08 Aug 21:00 The Champions The Night People. 1969. Starring: Stuart Damon, Alexandra Bastedo & William Gaunt. A poacher is killed by white-robed figures in Cornwall. Sharron investigates, posing as a student of architecture. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 08 Aug 22:00 The Amorous Adventures of Moll Flanders ... Flanders. 1965. Comedy. Director: Terence Young. Stars: Kim Novak, Richard Johnson, Angela Lansbury. A young 18th century woman finds that losing her virtue is no handicap to a successful career. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 08 Aug 00:35 Johnny Come Lately 1943. Drama. Directed by William K. Howard. Stars: James Cagney, Grace George & Marjorie Main. In 1906, a drifter arrives in Plattsville USA and takes over as editor of the local newspaper.
Sun 08 Aug 02:35 Only When I Larf 1968. Directed by Basil Dearden. Stars Richard Attenborough, David Hemmings, Alexandra Stewart & Nicholas Pennell. Con men try to swindle an African state. Adapted from the Len Deighton novel.
Sun 08 Aug 04:40 October Moth 1960. Drama. Director: John Kruse. Stars: Robert Cawdron, Peter Dyneley & Lana Morris. In an isolated Yorkshire farmhouse, a deranged young man imagines a car crash victim is his deceased mother. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 08 Aug 05:50 Zombies Short documentary film detailing the contributions zombie films have made to the horror genre in the last 60 years, including Night Of The Living Dead and White Zombie, starring Bela Lugosi

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DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Mon 09 Aug 00:35 Johnny Come Lately 1943. Drama. Directed by William K. Howard. Stars: James Cagney, Grace George & Marjorie Main. In 1906, a drifter arrives in Plattsville USA and takes over as editor of the local newspaper.
Mon 09 Aug 02:35 Only When I Larf 1968. Directed by Basil Dearden. Stars Richard Attenborough, David Hemmings, Alexandra Stewart & Nicholas Pennell. Con men try to swindle an African state. Adapted from the Len Deighton novel.
Mon 09 Aug 04:40 October Moth 1960. Drama. Director: John Kruse. Stars: Robert Cawdron, Peter Dyneley & Lana Morris. In an isolated Yorkshire farmhouse, a deranged young man imagines a car crash victim is his deceased mother.
Mon 09 Aug 05:50 Zombies Short documentary film detailing the contributions zombie films have made to the horror genre in the last 60 years, including Night Of The Living Dead and White Zombie, starring Bela Lugosi
Mon 09 Aug 06:00 Time Flies 1944. Comedy. Directed by Walter Forde. Stars Tommy Handley, Evelyn Dall, George Moon and Felix Aylmer. A music hall star uses a time machine to travel back in time to Elizabethan England.
Mon 09 Aug 07:45 Second Chorus 1941. Musical. Two college students are forced to earn a living by joining a band. (Nominated for 2 Oscars). Stars: Fred Astaire, Paulette Goddard, Artie Shaw & Burgess Meredith. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 09 Aug 09:30 William Tell The Prisoner. Stars: Conrad Phillips, Willoughby Goddard, Jennifer Jayne & Michael Caine. On his way to deliver a message to William Tell, a resistance man is captured and taken to a secluded fortress
Mon 09 Aug 10:00 IWM: The Desert Victory (1943) Oscar winning documentary directed by Roy Boulting covering the battle of El Alamein. Commentary spoken by Leo Genn and music composed by William Alwyn
Mon 09 Aug 11:15 Look At Life 1964. An Look into the developing hotel industry and the problems that is has to face.
Mon 09 Aug 11:30 Echo Of Diana 1963. Joan is distraught at the death of her husband in a plane crash but all is not what it seems. Stars: Vincent Ball & Betty McDowall. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 09 Aug 12:45 Strictly For The Birds 1963. Comedy. Directed by Vernon Sewell. Stars Tony Tanner, Joan Sims and Graham Stark. After a fortunate gambling win, Terry Blessing's luck runs out when an ex-girlfriend shows up with a surprise. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 09 Aug 14:00 Enemy At The Door From A View To a Death. 1980. Stars Alfred Burke, Bernard Horsfall & Antonia Pemberton. Jenny Glover and her family are at risk for hiding a Russian slave prisoner who escaped his German guard. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 09 Aug 15:00 The Devil and Miss Jones 1941. Comedy Drama. Directed by Sam Wood. Stars Jean Arthur, Robert Cummings, Charles Coburn. A millionaire masquerades as a sales-clerk to investigate employees in his store. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 09 Aug 16:50 Adventure in the Hopfields 1954. Adventure. Directed by John Guillermin. Stars Melvyn Hayes, Mandy Miller, Hilda Fenemore, Harold Lang & Dandy Nichols. Young Jenny goes to Kent to earn money hop picking. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 09 Aug 18:00 Scotland Yard 1955. Murder Anonymous. Directed by Ken Hughes. Starring Peter Arne, Ewen Solon and Jill Bennett. An inspector sets out to prove that a blind man murdered his wife's lover. (S1, E14)
Mon 09 Aug 18:35 The Fishmonger in 1947 - Glimpses Filmed in 1947. A delightful educational short film set in Barkingside High Street, Ilford, Essex, about the Fishmonger and his working day including a trip to Billingsgate.
Mon 09 Aug 18:45 Night Ferry 1976. Adventure. Directed by David Eady. Stars Graham Fletcher-Cook, Jayne Tottman & Bernard Cribbins. A dastardly master-of-disguise plans to smuggle an ancient Egyptian mummy out of the country. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 09 Aug 20:00 The Main Chance A View from the Chair. 1970. Director: Marc Miller. Starring: John Stride, Anna Palk & Philip Bond. David is forced to review his own attitudes to his work and his clients- and also Sarah's.
Mon 09 Aug 21:00 To Die For 1994. Drama. Director: Gus Van Sant. Starring: Nicole Kidman, Matt Dillon & Joaquin Phoenix. A naive aspiring television personality films a documentary on teenagers with a darker ulterior motive.
Mon 09 Aug 23:10 Saturday Night Out 1964. Drama Directed by Robert Hartford-Davis. Stars Heather Sears, Bernard Lee & The Searchers. Sailors in port variously plan diversions for a Saturday night; but the reality is a bit different.
Tue 10 Aug 01:05 Night of the Eagle 1962. Horror. Director: Sidney Hayers. Stars Peter Wyngarde, Janet Blair & Margaret Johnston. A woman ,who may be a witch, defends her husband from forces attempting to harm him.
Tue 10 Aug 02:50 Harlow 1965. Biography. Directed by Gordon Douglas. Stars Carroll Baker, Red Buttons, Raf Vallone. Biopic inspired by the brief life of the 1930s platinum blonde bombshell, screen siren Jean Harlow. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 10 Aug 05:25 Champion The Wonderhorse Saddle Tramp. 1955. Stars Champion, Barry Curtis, & Jim Bannon. A prospector and spinner of tall tales helps Ricky capture a gang of rustlers. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 10 Aug 06:00 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
Tue 10 Aug 07:50 Saints and Sinners 1949. Drama. Director: Leslie Arliss. Stars Kieron Moore, Christine Norden, Michael Dolan. Having served a prison sentence for stealing Church funds, Michael Kissane has lost his reputation and love.
Tue 10 Aug 09:30 Sir Francis Drake Bold Enterprise. 1961. Stars Terence Morgan, Jean Kent, Richard Pearson. Drake tries to persuade Elizabeth to let him raid Santo Domingo where the fort is not yet fully armed and is loaded with gold.
Tue 10 Aug 10:00 Raising The Wind 1961. Comedy. Director: Gerald Thomas. James Robertson-Justice, Leslie Phillips, Sidney James. A group of music students move into a shared flat in order to cut costs. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 10 Aug 11:50 IWM: The Team (1941) Second World War short film stressing the importance of team work with George Allison of Arsenal Football Club.
Tue 10 Aug 11:55 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)
Tue 10 Aug 14:00 The Mind of Mr. J. G. Reeder 1971. The Shadow Man. Stars Hugh Burden, Willoughby Goddard, Mona Bruce. Hallaty, Manager of a Bank has vanished, and a quarter of a million has disappeared from the Vault.
Tue 10 Aug 15:00 Death Goes To School 1953. Crime drama with Barbara Murray and Gordon Jackson in the lead role. A rare, old British mystery surrounding a strangulation at a school that needs Scotland Yard to investigate. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 10 Aug 16:15 Dear Mr. Prohack 1949. Comedy. Directed by: Thornton Freeland. Stars Cecil Parker, Glynis Johns, Dirk Bogarde, Sheila Sim. When Arthur Prohack comes into a private fortune, he struggles to manage his personal finance. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 10 Aug 18:00 One Step Beyond The Secret. 1959. Starring: John Newland, Maria Palmer & Robert Douglas. A young woman is left alone with her domineering husband. She soon invents an imaginary lover who loves and comforts her. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 10 Aug 18:35 The Big Chance 1957. Drama. Director Peter Graham Scott. Stars Adrienne Corri, William Russell & Ferdy Mayne. A travel agent trapped in a mundane job seizes his chance to escape - but is life on the run for him?
Tue 10 Aug 19:50 IWM: They Also Serve (1940) Film tribute to the 'Housewives of Britain', Second World War, directed by Ruby Grierson
Tue 10 Aug 20:00 Danger UXB Dead Letter. 1979. Stars Anthony Andrews, Judy Geeson & Iain Cuthbertson. A large UXB in the London Underground brings Ash face-to-face with a new type of fuse.
Tue 10 Aug 21:00 Up In The World 1956. Comedy. Director: John Paddy Carstairs. Stars Norman Wisdom, Maureen Swanson & Jerry Desmonde. A window cleaner works at a country estate where the owner's son is threatened by kidnappers. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 10 Aug 22:45 Cry, The Beloved Country 1951. Drama. Directed by Zoltan Korda. Stars Canada Lee, Sidney Poitier & Charles Carson. A South African minister searches for his missing son, only to find his people living in squalor.
Wed 11 Aug 00:55 Timeslip 1955. Crime. Directed by Ken Hughes. Stars Gene Nelson, Faith Domergue & Joseph Tomelty. A body is recovered from the Thames and reporter, Delaney, identifies the man as being a nuclear physicist.
Wed 11 Aug 02:45 The Silent Partner 1978. Thriller. Director: Daryl Duke. Stars: Elliott Gould, Susannah York, Christopher Plummer, John Candy. A bank teller skims $50,000 during a robbery, but the crook wants it back.
Wed 11 Aug 04:50 IWM: Shunter Blacks Night Off (1941) 1941. produced by Sydney Box. WW2 dramatised short 'based on a true' story of a shunter in a marshalling yard and his actions to save the yard and keep the trains running. Directed by Max Munden
Wed 11 Aug 05:00 Stagecoach West The Swindler. Wayne Rogers & Robert Bray run a stagecoach line in the Old West, where they come across a wide variety of killers, robbers and ladies in distress.. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 11 Aug 06:00 Bush Christmas 1947. Director: Ralph Smart. Starring: Chips Rafferty & Stan Tolhurst. A very rare CFF film. A group of children track down rustlers they accidentally helped to steal their father's horses.
Wed 11 Aug 07:30 Laurel & Hardy: Liberty 1929. Comedy. Stars: Tom Kennedy, Sam Lufkin, James Finlayson, Jack Hill and Jean Harlow. Laurel and Hardy play escaped convicts who exchange clothes, ending up wearing each other's pants.
Wed 11 Aug 07:55 Ask A Policeman 1939. Comedy. Director: Marcel Varnel. Stars: Will Hay, Graham Moffatt and Moore Marriott. Sergeant Samuel Dudfoot and his two constables stage a fabricated crimewave to save their jobs.
Wed 11 Aug 09:30 The Champions The Fanatics. 1968. Stars Stuart Damon, Alexandra Bastedo & William Gaunt. High profile figures are being attacked. The Champions must infiltrate the group to stop further assassinations. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 11 Aug 10:30 Diplomatic Corpse 1958. Thriller. Director by Montgomery Tully. Stars Robin Bailey, Susan Shaw & Harry Fowler. A crime reporter and his girlfriend investigate a dead body pulled from the river has embassy links.
Wed 11 Aug 11:50 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. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 11 Aug 14:00 The Star That Couldn't Shine A short bio about constance smith a talented but troubled irish actress and her sad demise
Wed 11 Aug 14:10 Nicholas Nickleby 1947. Drama. Director: Alberto Cavalcanti. Stars Cedric Hardwicke, Derek Bond, Stanley Holloway. Robbed of his inheritance, Nicholas is forced to seek his fortune as a travelling entertainer
Wed 11 Aug 16:15 The Big Money 1956. Comedy. Directed by John Paddy Carstairs and starring Ian Carmichael, Belinda Lee and Leslie Philips. A petty thief gets more than he bargained for when he steals a briefcase full of money.
Wed 11 Aug 18:00 Sherlock Holmes The Case of the French Interpreter. 1954. Starring: Ronald Howard, Howard Marion-Crawford & Archie Duncan. When an interpreter says he was kidnapped and held hostage, Sherlock investigates further. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 11 Aug 18:30 Look At Life 1963. A Look into the world of musclemen in the army, wrestling and weightlifting.
Wed 11 Aug 18:50 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre The Partner. 1963. Directed by Gerard Glaister. Stars Yoko Tani, Guy Doleman & Ewan Roberts. Shady dealings put studio head Wayne Douglas and his new actress, Lin, in peril.
Wed 11 Aug 20:00 Rumpole of the Bailey Rumpole at Sea. Stars: Leo McKern, Marion Mathie, Robin Bailey. While on a Mediterranean cruise, Rumpole is confronted with his old nemesis
Wed 11 Aug 21:05 Beware of Pity 1946. Drama. Director Maurice Elvey. Stars Lilli Palmer, Albert Lieven & Cedric Hardwicke. A young woman is romanced by a handsome young officer. But when she discovers he is only doing it out of pity
Wed 11 Aug 23:10 Is Paris Burning? 1966. Drama. Director: Rene Clement. Stars: Kirk Douglas, Charles Boyer, Jean-Paul Belmondo, Gert Frobe, Anthony Perkins, Alain Delon. The story of the Allied Resistance and Paris Liberation of 1944. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 12 Aug 02:25 Keep It Clean 1956. Comedy. Stars Ronald Shiner, James Hayter & Joan Sims. To fund his brother-in-law's miracle cleaner, Bert tries to get a latter day Mary Whitehouse to fund the project. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 12 Aug 04:00 Callan Call Me Enemy. Stars: Edward Woodward, Russell Hunter & T.P. McKenna. Callan debriefs a high-ranking prospective defector, a man known as Richmond, who promises to reveal a traitor.
Thu 12 Aug 05:00 Target: The Corruptors Nobody Gets Hurt. 1961. Stars Stephen McNally, Robert Harland & Harold J. Stone. Investigative reporters Paul Marino & Jack Flood investigate various cases of industrial corruption. (S1, E34)
Thu 12 Aug 06:00 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.
Thu 12 Aug 07:45 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. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 12 Aug 09:30 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)
Thu 12 Aug 11:15 A Canterbury Tale 1944. War. Directors: Michael Powell. Emeric Pressburger. Stars Eric Portman, Sheila Sim, Dennis Price. A 'Land Girl', an GI, and a British soldier find themselves together on the road to Canterbury
Thu 12 Aug 13:45 The Black Orchid 1959. Drama. Directed by: Martin Ritt. Stars: Sophia Loren, Jimmy Baird, Anthony Quinn, Ina Balin. Rose Bianco, a florist widowed by a famous gangster, looks for happiness with widower Frank Valente. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 12 Aug 15:35 County Hospital 1932. Comedy. Director: James Parrott. Stars Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Billy Gilbert & Dorothy Layton. Laurel and Hardy bring their antics to the hospital when Ollie is bed-ridden with a broken leg. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 12 Aug 16:00 My Six Loves 1962. Comedy. Directed by Gower Champion. Stars: Debbie Reynolds, David Janssen, Cliff Robertson. Comic story of a Broadway musical star who arrives at her country home and finds six runaway children
Thu 12 Aug 18:00 Interpol Calling The Man's A Clown. 1959. Stars Charles Korvin, Edwin Richfield, Roland Bartrop & Warren Mitchell,. Duval investigates as American money is being produced and is spreading across multiple countries.
Thu 12 Aug 18:30 The World of Budgerigars with Sid James. Made in 1976. Stars Sid James, Patricia Burke and Philip Marsden. Sid learns of the joys of owning a Budgerigars in this very rare, 'lost' short film, possibly the last footage of Sid.
Thu 12 Aug 18:50 Behind The Headlines 1956. Crime. Directed by Charles Saunders. Stars Paul Carpenter, Adrienne Corri, Hazel Court, Alfie Bass and Harry Fowler. A male and female journalist join forces to hunt down a murderer.
Thu 12 Aug 20:05 Look At Life 1966. A Look into the inventors of today and how they go about getting their inventions accepted.
Thu 12 Aug 20:20 Breakthrough 1980. Drama. Director by Andrew V. McLaglen. Stars Richard Burton, Robert Mitchum & Rod Steiger. German officers plan to assassinate Adolf Hitler aiming to negotiate a ceasefire with the Americans.
Thu 12 Aug 22:10 Situation Hopeless But Not Serious 1965. Comedy. Directed by Gottfried Reinhardt. Stars Alec Guinness & Robert Redford. Wilhelm Frick hides two American fliers who bail over Germany but does not inform them World War 2 is over.
Fri 13 Aug 00:05 The Day of the Locust 1975. Drama. Director: John Schlesinger. Stars: Donald Sutherland, Karen Black, William Atherton & Burgess Meredith. In 1930s Hollywood, an introverted accountant watches as a society collapse. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 13 Aug 02:55 Who Killed Harvey Forbes? 1932. Adventure. Stars Gene Morgan, Doris Hill, Glenn Tryon. An airliner makes a forced landing at night in the desert and the passengers take refuge in a nearby deserted house.
Fri 13 Aug 04:00 Public Eye 1975. Detective & Mystery Drama. What's to Become of Us. Stars Alfred Burke, Peter Childs & John Woodnutt. Marker decides it is time to head for fresh fields - providing his client allows him to leave
Fri 13 Aug 05:00 Burke's Law 1964. Who Killed Snookie Martinelli? Directed by Robert Ellis Miller. Stars Gene Barry, Gary Conway & Regis Toomey. Can it be that Amos Burke himself has been murdered?
Fri 13 Aug 06:00 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.
Fri 13 Aug 07:45 Hello Down There 1969. Comedy Science-Fiction. Directed by Jack Arnold, Ricou Browning. Stars: Tony Randall, Janet Leigh & Roddy McDowall. A marine scientist volunteers his family to live in an underwater home. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 13 Aug 09:45 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. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 13 Aug 11:30 Master of Bankdam 1947. Drama. Director by Walter Forde. Stars Anne Crawford, Dennis Price & Tom Walls. Set in Yorkshire, the story of how Bankdam, the town's smallest mill, grows into the largest.
Fri 13 Aug 13:35 Laugh It Off 1940. Musical. Directed by John Baxter & Wallace Orton. Stars Tommy Trinder, Jean Colin & Anthony Hulme. As WWII begins, vaudeville entertainer Tommy Towers is called upon perform for the troops. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 13 Aug 15:10 The Story of Shirley Yorke 1948. Drama. Director: Maclean Rogers. Stars Dinah Sheridan, Derek Farr & John Robinson. Nurse Yorke assists her boss, Dr Napier, who is able of effecting a new treatment on the ailing wife of a Lord
Fri 13 Aug 17:00 Upstairs Downstairs A Perfect Stranger. 1974. Starring: Jean Marsh, Gordon Jackson & Angela Baddeley. While running an ordinary errand, Rose's life takes an extraordinary turn.
Fri 13 Aug 18:00 The Ghost & Mrs Muir 1947. Drama. Directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz. Starring Rex Harrison, Gene Tierney and George Sanders. Mrs Muir discovers that her holiday cottage is haunted by a previous owner. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 13 Aug 20:00 Houdini 1953. Drama. Directed by George Marshall. Stars Tony Curtis, Janet Leigh & Torin Thatcher. The spectacular career of magician Harry Houdini whose tricks defied explanation and safety. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 13 Aug 22:05 Blood Relatives 1978. Mystery. Directed by Claude Chabrol. Stars Donald Sutherland, Aude Landry & Donald Pleasence. A detective investigating a girl's murder encounters conflicting testimonies
Sat 14 Aug 00:00 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. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 14 Aug 02:00 Little Devils 1993. Horror directed by George Pavlov and starring Marc Price, Nancy Valen and Russ Tamblyn. A nerdy scientist creates demonic creatures from clay from an ancient crypt.
Sat 14 Aug 03:55 Seeing Motorcycles 1970s film on the perils of being a motor cyclist on the road and tips on how to 'see' the motorcyclists. Brilliant shots of a 1970s England
Sat 14 Aug 04:05 Fools Rush In 1955. Drama. Director: Victor H. Komow. Stars Frank Silvera, Ken Buckridge & Jean Alexander. A ship with a cargo full of diamonds gets taken over by pirates. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 14 Aug 05:00 Turn of Fate Hidden Witness. Stars Robert Ryan. 1957. Dramatizations that depict the plight of people who are suddenly involved in unexpected and perilous situations. (S1, E17)
Sat 14 Aug 05:30 Hey, Jeannie! The Rock 'N' Roll Kid. Stars Jeannie Carson, Allen Jenkins & Jane Dulo. A Cheerful Scottish woman moves to New York for work but doesn't yet know anyone or have a job! (S1, E11)
Sat 14 Aug 06:00 Passing Clouds (AKA: Spellbound) 1941. Drama. Directed by John Harlow. Stars: Derek Farr, Vera Lindsay, Hay Petrie, Felix Aylmer, Diana King, Irene Handl. A young man joins a spiritualist group after his fiance dies. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 14 Aug 07:45 Ticket To Paradise 1961. Romance. Director: Francis Searle. Stars: Emrys Jones, Patricia Dainton & Denis Shaw. The film tells the story of romance between a travel agent and a tourist on holiday in an Italian village.
SATURDAY MORNING PICTURES
Sat 14 Aug 09:00 Tit for Tat 1935. Comedy. Director: Charley Rogers. Stars Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Mae Busch & Charlie Hall. Stan & Ollie set up an electrical repair store when they encounter a couple of old acquaintances. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 14 Aug 09:25 Green Hornet Strikes Again Human Targets. 1941. Starring Warren Hull. The crime syndicate's plans to sell the anti-aircraft bomb are in tatters. Needing money fast, Crogan turns to getting his hands on Ms Grayson's fortune. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 14 Aug 09:55 BFI: Kid From Canada 1957. Family. Directed by Kay Mander and starring Bernard Braden, Bobby Stevenson and Christopher Braden. Cousins learn to get along when a man's life is in danger. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 14 Aug 10:45 Butch & Billy ... Kidnapping! 1961. A short Western adventure voiced by Steve and Danny Krieger. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 14 Aug 10:55 Fury The Scorched Earth. 1955. Starring: Peter Graves, Edmund Penney & William Fawcett. There is a drought. Joey becomes a junior Ranger and tries to stop a couple of hunters from starting a forest fire. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 14 Aug 11:25 The Phantom Empire Chapter 4. 1935. Starring: Gene Autry, Frankie Darro & Betsy King Ross. Still fleeing from the Sheriff Gene must make his radio broadcast or lose his contract and the ranch. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 14 Aug 11:50 Butch & Billy... 1961. A short Western adventure voiced by Steve and Danny Krieger. Sam Angel plots to purchase land that he believes to contain oil. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 14 Aug 12:00 Q Planes 1939. Drama. Director Tim Whelan. Stars Ralph Richardson, Laurence Olivier & Valerie Hobson. A British Secret Service Agent tries to discover who is using a secret weapon to steal experimental planes. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 14 Aug 13:35 Man Hunt 1941. Thriller. Director: Fritz Lang. Stars: Walter Pidgeon, Joan Bennett & George Sanders. A hunter finds the vacation residence of Adolf Hitler but is prevented from assassinating him. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 14 Aug 15:35 Scales of Justice 1965. Personal and Confidential. Stars Edgar Lustgarten & Ellen McIntosh. Police investigating a suspicious death find a file marked 'Top Secret' in the victim's briefcase. (S1, E7)
Sat 14 Aug 16:10 Some Will, Some Won't 1970. Comedy. Director: Duncan Wood. Stars Ronnie Corbett, Thora Hird, Michael Hordern. In his will, a prankster, Henry Russell,charges his four beneficiaries to justify their inheritance of £150K. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 14 Aug 18:00 Scotland Yard 1957. Bullet from the Past. Director: Kenneth Hume. Stars Ballard Berkeley, Robert Sansom and Philippa Hyatt. An inspector investigates the shooting of a man connected to an old cold case. (S1, E20)
Sat 14 Aug 18:35 Nightmail II 1986. Director: Bob Franklin. Marking the 50th anniversary of John Grierson's seminal film Nightmail, Blake Morrison's poetry traces the methods of distributing Britain's mail, by land air and sea.
Sat 14 Aug 19:05 Snowball 1960. Crime. Directed by Pat Jackson. Stars Gordon Jackson, Kenneth Griffith, Zena Walker and Dennis Waterman. After forgetting his ticket, a devious young boy, causes trouble for the conductor.
Sat 14 Aug 20:25 Look At Life ... A Hundred Thousand Oarsmen. 1966. A Look into the fascinating sport of rowing.
Sat 14 Aug 20:40 All Coppers Are 1971. Drama. Director: Sidney Hayers. Starring: Martin Potter, Julia Foster, Nicky Henson, David Essex and Robin Askwith. A young policeman and a small-time crook are both involved with the same girl.
Sat 14 Aug 22:25 The Firechasers 1971. Drama. Directed by Sidney Hayers. Stars Chad Everett, Anjanette Comer & Keith Barron. An insurance investigator must find out who is causing fires. He meets and falls in love with a reporter. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 15 Aug 00:30 Witchfinder General 1968. Horror. Directed by Michael Reeves. Stars Vincent Price, Ian Ogilvy & Rupert Davies. A lawyer claims to have been appointed as a Witchfinder General during the English Civil War.
Sun 15 Aug 02:15 Starting Over 1979. Comedy. Directed by Alan J. Pakula. Stars Burt Reynolds, Jill Clayburgh and Candice Bergen. Phil Potter's wife leaves him, he moves to Boston, joins a club for divorced men and begins an affair. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 15 Aug 04:20 Take Two: Jenny Hanley Jenny Hanley Interview. Take Two. Well-known faces from much loved British films and classic television shows talk about their lives and careers in the business.
Sun 15 Aug 05:00 The Detectives Three Blind Mice Part 2. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West
Sun 15 Aug 06:00 Juggernaut 1936. Mystery. Director: Henry Edwards. Stars Boris Karloff, Joan Wyndham & Mona Goya. An evil doctor and the greedy wife of a rich man plot to poison him so they can get their hands on his money. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 15 Aug 07:15 Let George Do It 1940. Comedy. Directed by Marcel Varnel. Stars George Formby, Phyllis Calvert & Garry Marsh. A spy posing as a ukelele player dies while playing in Norway. George takes the dead man's place. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 15 Aug 09:00 Black Saddle 1959. End of the Line. Western with Peter Breck. After his brothers are killed in a shootout, a gunfighter decides to hang up his guns and uphold the law by becoming a lawyer.
Sun 15 Aug 09:30 Law Of The Plainsman 1960. Desperate Decision. Sam Buckhart was an Apache who had saved the life of a U.S. officer. When the officer died, he left Sam money that he put towards his education. (S1, E7) (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 15 Aug 10:00 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)
Sun 15 Aug 11:45 Crow Hollow 1952. Drama. Directed by Michael McCarthy. Starring Natasha Parry & Donald Houston. In a spooky mansion, one of three sinister spinsters tries to poison her nephew's wife to steal a large inheritance. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 15 Aug 13:05 Miranda 1948. Comedy. Director: Ken Annakin. Stars: Glynis Johns, Googie Withers, Margaret Rutherford. A light comedy about a beautiful and playful mermaid and her effect on Dr. Paul Martin. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 15 Aug 14:40 Ghost of Greville Lodge 2000. Mystery. Directed by Niall Johnson and starring Jon Newman, Prunella Scales, Marc Danbury and George Cole. A teenager stays at his uncle's mansion, where he discovers the house's many secrets. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 15 Aug 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 15 Aug 18:00 Upstairs Downstairs Distant Thunder. 1974. Starring: Jean Marsh, Gordon Jackson & Meg Wynn Owen. The disparity between James' and Hazel's background is cut wide open when Hazel suffers a miscarriage.
Sun 15 Aug 19:00 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.
Sun 15 Aug 19:25 An Inspector Calls 1954. Crime. Director: Guy Hamilton. Stars: Alastair Sim, Olga Lindo, Eileen Moore. The Birling family are rich, and complacent. It is 1912, and the impending war has yet to fall across their lives. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 15 Aug 21:00 The Champions Project Zero. 1969. Starring: Stuart Damon, Alexandra Bastedo & William Gaunt. Dr. Travis is shot by the postmaster in a village. As he tries to ring the police, his body later found dumped in London. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 15 Aug 22:00 Harry and Tonto 1974. Drama. Director: Paul Mazursky. Stars: Art Carney, Rene Enriquez & Philip Burns. When his apartment building is torn down, a retired lifelong New Yorker goes on a cross-country odyssey. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)

August 16th to August 22nd



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TPTV Schedule August 16th to August 22nd


DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Mon 16 Aug 00:20 The Great Gatsby 1974. Drama. Director: Jack Clayton. Stars: Robert Redford, Mia Farrow & Sam Waterston. Jay Gatsby loved spoiled, beautiful, Daisy Buchanan but lost her. Based on F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 16 Aug 03:10 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)
Mon 16 Aug 04:55 Action Stations 1957. Drama. Directed by Cecil H. Williamson and starring Paul Carpenter and Mary Martin. A forger flees to Spain but his daughter is kidnapped by a gang.
Mon 16 Aug 06:00 The Second Mr. Bush 1940. Comedy. Directed by John Paddy Carstairs. Stars Wallace Evennett, Evelyn Roberts & Kay Walsh. A writer poses as a shy butterfly hunter who has a fortune and is hounded by reporters.
Mon 16 Aug 07:05 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.
Mon 16 Aug 07:25 Funny Face 1957. Musical Romance. Directed by Stanley Donen. Stars: Audrey Hepburn, Fred Astaire & Kay Thompson. A fashion photographer asks a girl to model for him after accidentally catching her on film. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 16 Aug 09:30 William Tell Voice in The Night. 1958. Stars: Conrad Phillips, Willoughby Goddard & Jennifer Jayne. After a disagreement with Gessler, Judge Furst is thrown into a dungeon.
Mon 16 Aug 10:00 Walk A Tightrope 1963. Drama. Director: Frank Nesbitt. Stars Dan Duryea, Patricia Owens, Terence Cooper. Ellen finds perfect happiness in marriage, but things aren't what they seem.
Mon 16 Aug 11:35 Venetian Bird 1952. Mystery. Director: Ralph Thomas. Stars: Richard Todd, Eva Bartok, John Gregson. A private detective travels to Venice to find an Italian veteran of the Second World War.
Mon 16 Aug 13:35 Do Detectives Think? 1927. Director: Fred Guiol. Starring: Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy. An escaped convict is out to kill the judge who sentenced him. Two inept detectives are hired to guard the judge.
Mon 16 Aug 14:00 Enemy At The Door The Education of Nils Borg. 1980. Stars Alfred Burke, Bernard Horsfall & Antonia Pemberton. Will a journalist from neutral Sweden get all sides of story or will there be a Propaganda missing in play. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 16 Aug 15:00 Doctor Syn 1937. Historical Drama. Directors: Maude T. Howell and Roy William Neill. Stars: George Arliss, John Loder and Margaret Lockwood. A Royal Navy tax inspector seeks liquor smugglers on Romney Marsh. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 16 Aug 16:40 Colonel March Investigates 1953. Crime drama starring Boris Karloff, Joan Sims and Richard Wattis. Colonel March runs the Scotland Yard office for the Department of Queer Complaints and investigates 3 strange crimes. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 16 Aug 18:00 Scotland Yard 1956. The Wall of Death. Directed by Montgomery Tully. Starring Cyril Chamberlain, Vernon Greeves and Vanda Godsell. A murder at a fairground proves a puzzling case for the police. (S1, E15)
Mon 16 Aug 18:35 Centenary Express 1980. Highlights of a gastronomic journey from Yorkshire to London on board a special train-made up of vintage restaurant cars, and steam hauled, to celebrate a hundred years of train catering.
Mon 16 Aug 18:45 Children Galore 1954. Comedy. Director: Terence Fisher. Stars: Eddie Byrne, June Thorburn and Betty Ann Davies. A village squire offers to give away a cottage to a deserving family with the most grandchildren.
Mon 16 Aug 20:00 The Main Chance The Best Legal System in the World. 1970. Director: Christopher Hudson. Starring: Peter Bowles & Paul Massie. David faces two case involving powerful men who seek to control those around them.
Mon 16 Aug 21:00 Flame In The Streets 1961. Drama. Directed by Roy Ward Baker. Stars John Mills, Sylvia Syms, Brenda De Banzie. Racial tensions manifest during Bonfire Night in the West Indian community of post-war Britain.
Mon 16 Aug 22:50 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 girl after seeing her portrait in a London art gallery.
Tue 17 Aug 00:35 The Desperate Hours 1955. Thriller. Director: William Wyler. Stars Humphrey Bogart, Fredric March, Arthur Kennedy & Martha Scott. Escaped criminals hold a family hostage. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 17 Aug 02:50 The Great Smokey Roadblock 1977. Drama. Directed by John Leone. Stars: Henry Fonda, Eileen Brennan & Austin Pendleton. Ageing trucker named Elegant John Howard decides he and his truck Eleanor has one more good run in them.
Tue 17 Aug 04:55 Honey West 1965. There's a Long, Long Fuse a'burning. Crime series produced by Aaron Spelling. Starring Anne Francis. Honey tries to help a framed convict.
Tue 17 Aug 05:25 Champion The Wonderhorse Crossroad Trail. 1955. Stars Champion, Barry Curtis, & Jim Bannon. A young rancher nearly falls in with bad company and Ricky is blinded when fleeing two men. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 17 Aug 06:00 Farewell To Arms 1932. Drama. Directed by Frank Borzage. Stars Gary Cooper, Helen Hayes, Adolphe Menjou & Mary Philips. An American ambulance driver and an English nurse fall in love in Italy during World War I. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 17 Aug 07:45 Tunnel of Fear 1956. A British Lord finds himself captive in a train compartment with an armed man who intends to kill him. Starring Sir Cedric Hardwicke, David Niven, Walter Kingsford; Directed by Roy Kellino.
Tue 17 Aug 08:15 Serena 1962. Drama. Directed by Peter Maxwell. Starring Patrick Holt, Emrys Jones & Honor Blackman. An inspector strives to solve the mystery of an artist's dead wife. The artist becomes the main suspect. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 17 Aug 09:30 Sir Francis Drake The English Dragon. 1961. Delphi Lawrence, Henry Vidon & David McCallum. A favourite of the Queen and a young fool, Lord Oakeshott turns into an even worse lovesick young fool.
Tue 17 Aug 10:00 Going Ape! 1981. Comedy. Directed by Jeremy Joe Kronsberg. Stars Tony Danza, Jessica Walter & Danny DeVito. Max Sabatini dies, leaving three orangutans to his son, Foster, who must take care of them.
Tue 17 Aug 11:50 The Girl From Manhattan 1948. Comedy. Director by Alfred E. Green. Stars Dorothy Lamour, George Montgomery & Charles Laughton. A model and a young reverend return to their hometown and to each other.
Tue 17 Aug 13:30 Twice Two 1933. Comedy. Starring: Laurel & Hardy, Baldwin Cooke & Charlie Hall. Stan and Ollie are married to each other's sisters and plan a dinner party to celebrate their mutual anniversaries. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 17 Aug 14:00 The Mind of Mr. J. G. Reeder 1971. Death of an Angel. Directed By Peter Dugid. Stars Hugh Burden, Willoughby Goddard & Mona Bruce. An actress has been murdered but has a wrongful arrest taken place? Reeder investigates
Tue 17 Aug 15:00 Battle of The Sexes 1960. Directed by Charles Crichton. Stars Peter Sellers, Robert Morley & Constance Cummings. The demise of MacPherson allows Angela Barrows to contemporise a men only factory shaking it to the core.
Tue 17 Aug 16:40 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. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 17 Aug 18:00 One Step Beyond The Aerialist. 1959. Starring: John Newland, Mike Connors & Yvette Vickers. An argument between trapeze artists results in an accident in which one is paralyzed, and the other is torn by guilt. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 17 Aug 18:35 Crooked Sky 1957. Crime drama directed by Henry Cass. An American detective & Scotland Yard must work together to crack a counterfeit gang. Stars Wayne Morris, Karin Booth and Anton Diffring. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 17 Aug 20:00 Danger UXB The Pier. 1979. Stars Anthony Andrews, Judy Geeson & Jeremy Sinden. 347 Section is moving to the coast in preparation for D-Day. Ash also has a Hidden Surprise.
Tue 17 Aug 21:00 The Seventh Veil 1945. Oscar Winning Drama. Director: Compton Bennett. Stars James Mason, Ann Todd & Herbert Lom. A celebrated pianist attempts suicide and, on the psychiatrist's couch, reveals what drove her to it. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 17 Aug 22:50 Red Line 7000 1965. Drama. Director: Howard Hawks. Stars: James Caan, Laura Devon, Gail Hire. The lives and passions of a stock car team are revealed against the turbulent backdrop of the professional racing world. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 18 Aug 01:00 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.
Wed 18 Aug 03:00 Nor the Moon By Night 1958. Adventure. Director: Ken Annakin. Stars Michael Craig, Belinda Lee, Patrick McGoohan. After a the loss of her mother, a young women sets out to find her African pen pal.
Wed 18 Aug 05:00 Stagecoach West The Renegades. Wayne Rogers & Robert Bray run a stagecoach line in the Old West, where they come across a wide variety of killers, robbers and ladies in distress. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 18 Aug 06:00 Playground of Giants Made in the 1930s a fascinating  tour around Norway.
Wed 18 Aug 06:05 They Met in the Dark 1943. Mystery. Director: Karel Lamac. Stars: James Mason, Joyce Howard, Tom Walls. During WW2, a Royal Navy Commander stumbles upon a murdered woman and discovers a network of Nazi spies
Wed 18 Aug 07:55 Twist or Stick It's a 1960s twisting compilation see 'The Hollies' Shane Fenton & The Fentones, The Orchids, The Keytones, a lot of 'That Old Yeah, Yeah Feeling' and much more.
Wed 18 Aug 08:25 BFI: Supersonic Saucer 1956. Directed by Guy Fergusson and starring Marcia Manolescue, Gillian Harrison and Fella Edmonds. A group of schoolchildren come upon an alien from Venus, and help him against a gang of criminals. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 18 Aug 09:30 The Champions Twelve Hours. 1968. Stars Stuart Damon, Alexandra Bastedo & William Gaunt. The Champions act as bodyguards for a visiting president but must save his life following an attack on submarine he is on. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 18 Aug 10:30 The Secret Place 1957. Crime. Director: Clive Donner. Stars: Belinda Lee, Ronald Lewis, Michael Brooke. A gang plan and perform a daring diamond robbery. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 18 Aug 12:30 Adam and Evelyne 1949. Romance. Director Harold French. Stars Stewart Granger & Jean Simmons. A veteran gambler unexpectedly becomes a father figure after a friend dies, complications ensue when the girl grows up
Wed 18 Aug 14:20 British Intelligence 1940. War. Directed by Terry Morse. Stars Boris Karloff, Margaret Lindsay, Bruce Lester & Leonard Mudie. Bennett's home is a hotbed for spies. But no one knows the identity of the German spymaster. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 18 Aug 15:35 It Happened Today Made in 1947. A Rroad safety film by the West Riding Constabulary. Narrated by Patric Holt.
Wed 18 Aug 16:00 True as a Turtle 1957. Comedy. Director: Wendy Toye. Stars: John Gregson, Cecil Parker, June Thorburn. Newlywed Tony Hudson offers his young wife Jane a cruise on a yacht as a honeymoon trip. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 18 Aug 18:00 Sherlock Holmes The Case of the Singing Violin. 1954. Starring: Ronald Howard, Howard Marion-Crawford & Archie Duncan. Betty is being tormented by apparent hallucinations, so her fiancé calls Sherlock and Dr Watson. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 18 Aug 18:30 Look At Life 1966. A Look into the lives of fishermen and the background of the trawler industry.
Wed 18 Aug 18:50 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre Accidental Death. 1963. Directed by Geoffrey Nethercott. Stars John Carson, Jacqueline Ellis & Derrick Sherwin. The adopted daughter of Colonel Paxton and her boyfriend are surprised by an intruder.
Wed 18 Aug 20:00 Rumpole of the Bailey Rumpole and the Quacks. Stars: Leo McKern, Marion Mathie, Patricia Hodge. Rumpole defends a Pakistani doctor accused of misconduct
Wed 18 Aug 21:05 Don't Talk To Strange Men 1962. Thriller. Christina Gregg, Cyril Raymond, Gillian Lind & Dandy Nichols star in this tense and suspenseful British thriller. A serial killer is at large in the British countryside.
Wed 18 Aug 22:25 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 19 Aug 00:05 Fade In 1973. Western. Directed by Jud Taylor. Stars Burt Reynolds, Barbara Loden & Patricia Casey. A Hollywood film editor falls for a local cowboy who is hired to work on her film.
Thu 19 Aug 01:55 Champion 1949. Drama. Directed by: Mark Robson. Stars: Kirk Douglas, Marilyn Maxwell & Arthur Kennedy. The struggles of a boxer fighting his own demons while trying to achieve success. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 19 Aug 04:00 Callan Do you recognise the woman? Stars: Edward Woodward, Russell Hunter & Sarah Lawson. Richmond, on the run from the section, has a grim assignment to fulfil.
Thu 19 Aug 05:00 Target: The Corruptors Goodbye Children. 1961. Stars Stephen McNally, Robert Harland & Harold J. Stone. Investigative reporters Paul Marino & Jack Flood investigate various cases of industrial corruption. (S1, E35)
Thu 19 Aug 06:00 Our Man In Marrakesh 1966. Comedy. Director: Don Sharp. Stars Tony Randall, Senta Berger, Herbert Lom, Wilfrid Hyde-White & Terry Thomas. A traveller on a bus to Marrakesh is carrying $2 million to fix a vote
Thu 19 Aug 07:50 Blowing Wild 1953. Drama. Director: Hugo Fregonese. Stars: Gary Cooper, Barbara Stanwyck, Ruth Roman, Anthony Quinn. A love triangle set in Mexico's oilfields, where bandits are still active.
Thu 19 Aug 09:35 Josephine and Men 1956. Comedy. Director: Roy Boulting. Stars: Glynis Johns, Jack Buchanan, Donald Sinden. The trouble with Josephine is that her sympathetic nature leads her to switch from man to man. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 19 Aug 11:35 Teacher's Pet 1958. Comedy. Director: George Seaton. Stars: Clark Gable, Doris Day, Gig Young and Mamie Van Doren. A city editor finds himself attracted to a college lecturer and ends up in her class as a student. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 19 Aug 13:55 River Beat 1954. Crime drama directed by Guy Green. A radio operator is duped into smuggling diamonds and is caught by Customs Detective Baker (John Bentley). Starring Phyllis Kirk and Bill Nagy. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 19 Aug 15:20 The Singer Not The Song 1961. Drama. Director: Roy Ward Baker. Stars: Dirk Bogarde, Mylene Demongeot, John Mills & Laurence Naismith. A bandit terrorises a Mexican village but an Irish priest is willing to stand up to him. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 19 Aug 18:00 Interpol Calling Last Man Lucky. 1959. Stars Charles Korvin, Edwin Richfield, Sandra Dorne & Annabel Maule. When a note is found on a murdered man, Interpol believe a new 'murder inc' group is operating.
Thu 19 Aug 18:30 Take Two: Nanette Newman Nanette Newman Interview. Take Two. Well-known faces from much loved British films and classic television shows talk about their lives and careers in the business.
Thu 19 Aug 19:00 Delayed Action 1954. Thriller. Directed by John Harlow. Stars Robert Ayres, June Thorburn, Alan Wheatley & Bruce Seton. Two criminals do a deal with a suicidal man, who will confess to their crimes before he dies.
Thu 19 Aug 20:10 Look At Life 1966. A Look into the appeal of the four hundred castles, halls and mansions in Britain that are now open to the public.
Thu 19 Aug 20:25 Inferno 1953. Drama. Director: Roy Ward Baker. Stars: Robert Ryan, Rhonda Fleming & William Lundigan. A tough business man is left to die with broken leg in the desert by his scheming wife and her lover. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 19 Aug 22:10 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.
Fri 20 Aug 00:00 Hurricane Smith 1952. Adventure. Director: Jerry-Hopper. Stars Yvonne de Carlo, John Ireland, James Craig. Pirates find themselves beached on a deserted island, they steal a vessel and set sail for Australia.
Fri 20 Aug 01:45 Islands In The Stream 1977. Drama. Director: Franklin J. Schaffner. Stars: George C. Scott, David Hemmings & Gilbert Roland. Ernest Hemingway's most powerful themes are captured in this adaptation of 'Papa,' his novel. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 20 Aug 03:50 1930s East Grinstead Footage of East Grinstead & surrounding areas in the 1930s.
Fri 20 Aug 04:00 Public Eye 1975. Detective & Mystery Drama. Hard Times. Stars Alfred Burke, Tenniel Evans & Keith Drinkel. A new 'home', a new 'office', and his first client. A day to remember - a day of trouble.
Fri 20 Aug 05:00 Burke's Law 1964. Who Killed What's His Name? Directed by Don Taylor. Stars Gene Barry, Gary Conway & Regis Toomey. The elaborate robbery of a bank ends with the unprovoked shooting death of its owner.
Fri 20 Aug 06:00 All Over The Town 1949. Drama. Director: Derek N. Twist. Norman Wooland, Sarah Churchill, Bryan Forbes & James Hayter. After serving in the RAF during WW2, Nat Hearn struggles to return to his pre-war job.
Fri 20 Aug 07:45 The Unsinkable Bette Davis 1963. Hosted by: Joseph Cotten. The professional and personal life of Bette Davis. Clips include footage of her trips to Europe and her films including Now Voyager and Jezebel.
Fri 20 Aug 08:10 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)
Fri 20 Aug 10:20 Angel Who Pawned Her Harp 1954. Drama starring Felix Aylmer, Diane Cilento and Jerry Desmond. A beautiful angel is sent to The Angel, London, to help people with problems, but she has no money to support herself. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 20 Aug 11:50 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. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 20 Aug 13:50 The World Owes Me A Living 1945. Drama. Director: Vernon Sewell. Stars: David Farrar, Judy Campbell & Sonia Dresdel. In between the World Wars, British aviators pushed the envelope with new technical feats.
Fri 20 Aug 15:40 The Passing Stranger 1954. Drama. Directed by John Arnold. Stars Diane Cilento, Lee Patterson & Duncan Lamont. Diane Cilento runs a café in a small English town and is swept off her feet by a mysterious passing stranger. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 20 Aug 17:00 Upstairs Downstairs Distant Thunder. 1974. Starring: Jean Marsh, Gordon Jackson & Meg Wynn Owen. The disparity between James' and Hazel's background is cut wide open when Hazel suffers a miscarriage.
Fri 20 Aug 18:00 The Five Pennies 1959. Semi-biographical drama. Director: Melville Shavelson. Stars Danny Kaye, Barbara Bel Geddes, Louis Armstrong. The story of Loring Red Nichols, a gifted country boy who becomes a famous trumpeter. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 20 Aug 20:20 The Earth Dies Screaming Sci-Fi. 1964. Director: Terence Fisher. Starring: Willard Parker, Virginia Field and Dennis Price. A test pilot is confronted by a ravaged planet on his return to Earth. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 20 Aug 21:35 Vampire Circus 1971. Horror. Directed by Robert Young. Stars Adrienne Corri, Anthony Higgins & John Moulder-Brown. A dying vampire swears vengeance on the local townsfolk.
Fri 20 Aug 23:20 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 21 Aug 01:05 Hell's Half Acre 1954. Drama. Directed by John H. Auer. Stars Wendell Corey, Evelyn Keyes, Elsa Lanchester & Marie Windsor. A woman searches for her long-lost husband, presumed dead at Pearl Harbor, in Hawaii.
Sat 21 Aug 02:55 Scarlet Street 1945. Drama. Director: Fritz Lang. Stars Edward G. Robinson, Joan Bennett & Dan Duryea. A banker in a dying marriage falls for a thug's girlfriend. They find a cruel way to cash in on his infatuation. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 21 Aug 05:00 Turn of Fate Music In The Night. Stars Jane Powell. 1957. Dramatizations that depict the plight of people who are suddenly involved in unexpected and perilous situations. (S1, E18)
Sat 21 Aug 05:30 Hey, Jeannie! The Donut Machine. Stars Jeannie Carson, Allen Jenkins & Jane Dulo. A Cheerful Scottish woman moves to New York for work but doesn't yet know anyone or have a job! (S1, E12)
Sat 21 Aug 06:00 Hurricane Smith 1952. Adventure. Director: Jerry-Hopper. Stars Yvonne de Carlo, John Ireland, James Craig. Pirates find themselves beached on a deserted island, they steal a vessel and set sail for Australia.
Sat 21 Aug 07:45 It's in the Bag 1943. Directed by Herbert Mason. Sisters Gert and Daisy find out an old dress of Granny's that they have sold had £2,000 sewn into the hem. Can they get it back? Stars Elsie & Doris Waters. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
SATURDAY MORNING PICTURES
Sat 21 Aug 09:00 ABC Minors Song We come Along, On Saturday Mornings! Join us as we sing The ABC minors song and get ready for this Saturdays show!
Sat 21 Aug 09:05 Woody Woodpecker Pantry Panic Woody fails to go South for the winter, leaving him vulnerable to a starving cat. But the cat is just as vulnerable to a starving Woody. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 21 Aug 09:10 Green Hornet Strikes Again The Tragic Crash. 1941. Starring: Warren Hull. When Brett Reid and 'The Sentinel' take an interest in a building racket, the crime syndicate decide to take revenge on the paper. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 21 Aug 09:35 BFI: Friend or Foe 1982. CCF Film. Drama. Director: John Krish. WWII evacuee David hates the Germans, but now his life has been saved by one. What is the right thing to do, tell the Army or offer his help? (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 21 Aug 11:05 Fury Joey's Dame Trouble. 1955. Starring: Peter Graves, Bobby Diamond & William Fawcett. Fury keeps running off to be with a white mare. Joey gets in trouble when he tries to solve the relationship. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 21 Aug 11:35 The Phantom Empire Chapter 5. 1935. Starring: Gene Autry, Frankie Darro & Betsy King Ross. Switching clothes with a Muranian, Gene is taken to the underground empire where the Queen sentences him to die. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 21 Aug 12:00 Look At Life 1966. A Look into how police dogs and guide dogs for the blind are trained as well as some of the jobs horses still do.
Sat 21 Aug 12:15 Dressed to Kill 1946. Drama. Directed by Roy William. Stars Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Patricia Morison & Edmond Breon. Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson hunt for the elusive plates before counterfeiters acquire them. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 21 Aug 13:35 The History Of The Record Industry - It's in The Groove! 1949. A wonderful look at the rise of the record industry, from its primitive beginnings to the unveiling of the formats that would revolutionise the world of popular music: the LP and the single.
Sat 21 Aug 13:55 A Touch of Larceny 1959. Comedy. Director: Guy Hamilton. Stars: James Mason, George Sanders, Vera Miles. British Commander Max Easton fakes his defection to the Soviets in order to sue the slandering newspapers.
Sat 21 Aug 15:55 Dead of Night 1945. Thriller. Directed by Alberto Cavalcanti, Charles Crichton, Basil Dearden & Robert Hamer. Stars Mervyn Johns & Michael Redgrave. An architect senses impending doom as his dreams become reality. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 21 Aug 18:00 Scotland Yard 1957. Inside Information. Director: Montgomery Tully. Starring Ronald Adam, Basil Hendon and Colette Wilde. A murder hunt is launched after a real body is used as the 'guy' on bonfire night. (S1, E21)
Sat 21 Aug 18:35 The Way Out 1955. Crime. Director Montgomery Tully. Stars Gene Nelson, Mona Freeman & John Bentley. A man tells his wife he is being framed for murder, but the more she helps the more holes she finds in his story. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 21 Aug 20:10 The Detective (1968) Crime. 1968. Director: Gordon Douglas. Stars: Frank Sinatra, Lee Remick and Jacqueline Bisset. Detective Joe Leland investigates the murder of a homosexual man. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 21 Aug 22:25 G.I. Blues 1960. Musical Comedy. Directed by Norman Taurog. Stars Elvis Presley, Juliet Prowse and Robert Ivers. A soldier bets his friend that he can win the heart of an untouchable dancer. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 22 Aug 00:30 Out of Season (1975) 1975. Drama. Directed by Alan Bridges. Stars: Vanessa Redgrave, Susan George, Cliff Robertson. Ann and her daughter live in a hotel. When Joe arrives, all three are pulled into relationship.
Sun 22 Aug 02:15 The Secret of Dorian Gray 1970. Drama. Directed by Massimo Dallamano. Stars: Helmut Berger, Richard Todd, Herbert Lom. A corrupt young man somehow keeps his youthful beauty eternally
Sun 22 Aug 04:15 Remembering Merton Park Studios 2008. Documentary. Actor Clifford Earl presents memories of Merton Park Studios, between 1930 and the late 60's. Directors, Producers and Technicians tell of their memories.
Sun 22 Aug 05:00 The Detectives Finders Keepers. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West
Sun 22 Aug 06:00 Charlie Chan at Monte Carlo 1938. Thriller. Director: Eugene Forde. Starring: Warner Oland, Luke Key, George Davis & Virginia Field. Detective Chan solves two casino murders while on vacation in Monaco.
Sun 22 Aug 07:30 Ramrod 1947. Western. Connie Dickson (Veronica Lake) plans to marry a sheep rancher, but her father teams up with land baron Frank Ivey to drive the man out of town. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 22 Aug 09:20 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.
Sun 22 Aug 09:30 Law Of The Plainsman 1960. Appointment In Santa Fe. Sam Buckhart was an Apache who had saved the life of a U.S. officer. When the officer died, he left Sam money that he put towards his education. (S1, E8) (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 22 Aug 10:00 Elizabeth of Ladymead (1949) 1949. Drama. Directed by: Herbert Wilcox. Stars: Anna Neagle, Hugh Williams & Michael Lawrence. Ladymead is the gracious Georgian mansion in which Elizabeth lives while her husband's fighting abroad. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 22 Aug 12:00 Appointment with Venus 1951. War. Director: Ralph Thomas. Stars: David Niven, Glynis Johns & George Coulouris. During WWII, a British Major is tasked with rescuing a pedigree cow from a German-occupied Channel Island.
Sun 22 Aug 13:45 Romance on The Orient Express 1985. Comedy. Director Lawrence Gordon Clark. Stars Cheryl Ladd, Stuart Wilson, Ruby Wax & Renee Asherson. Lily, an American, travelling from Venice to Paris suddenly runs into her former lover, Alex. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 22 Aug 15:45 BFI: Post Haste 1934. Factual. Humphrey Jennings' first film as a director, a brief overview of the British postal service.
Sun 22 Aug 15:55 Count of Monte Cristo 1975. Drama. Director: David Green. Stars Richard Chamberlain, Donald Pleasence, Louis Jourdan. A Seafarer successfully docks the ship only to find himself framed for the murder of its captain. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 22 Aug 18:00 Upstairs Downstairs The Sudden Storm. 1974. Starring: Jean Marsh, Angela Baddeley & Meg Wynn Owen. A downstairs dalliance and a happy outing to a seaside resort divert the staff as war looms on the European continent.
Sun 22 Aug 19:00 Helford Oysters A day in the life of an oyster farmer in Helford, Cornwall in the late 1950s. From the beds to the Morris van and everything in between, Oyster fishing on the Helford River dates from the 12th century
Sun 22 Aug 19:10 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
Sun 22 Aug 21:00 The Champions Desert Journey. 1969. Starring: Stuart Damon, Alexandra Bastedo & William Gaunt. With an Arab country of El Hami is on the verge of civil war and the best hope of stability is to restore the Bey. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 22 Aug 22:00 The Hunter 1980. Drama. Directed by Buzz Kulik. Stars Steve McQueen, Eli Wallach, Kathryn Harrold, LeVar Burton. A veteran bounty hunter risks all in bringing bail jumpers to justice. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)

August 23rd to August 29th



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TPTV Schedule August 23rd to August 29th

DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Mon 23 Aug 00:00 During One Night 1961. Drama. Directed and written by Sidney J Furie. Starring Don Borisenko & Susan Hampshire. A sensitive story of two airmen. One with a terrible injury and one dealing with life. (SUBITITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 23 Aug 01:40 French Postcards 1979. Comedy. Director: Willard Huyck. Stars: Miles Chapin, Blanche Baker & David Marshall. An American group of exchange students come to Paris to study the language and culture for a year. (SUBITITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 23 Aug 03:30 I Remember Mama 1948. Drama. Starring Irene Dunne, Barbara Bel Geddes and Oskar Homolka. A Norwegian immigrant family in 1910, San Francisco... Mamma runs the Pennywise household. 5 Oscar Nominations.
Mon 23 Aug 06:00 Common Touch 1941. Drama. Directed by John Baxter. Starring Greta Gynt, Raymond Lovell, Percy Walsh and Bernard Miles. When his father dies, young Peter leaves school and takes over the family firm.
Mon 23 Aug 08:05 Glimpses of 1967 Filmed in 1967 to be shown overseas about new developments. This interesting short of the 60s shows a children's art exhibition in London, a fashion show, making clothing and the 24 hour dry cleaners.
Mon 23 Aug 08:15 Cross Channel 1955. Drama. Director: RG Springsteen. Stars: Wayne Morris, Patrick Allen, Yvonne Furneaux, June Ashley. An American running a boat-charter becomes involved with smuggling and murder.
Mon 23 Aug 09:30 William Tell The Assassins. 1958. Stars Conrad Phillips, Willoughby Goddard & Jennifer Jayne. Swiss collaborators, arrested by Gessler for murder, are given a chance to save their necks from the hangman's noose.
Mon 23 Aug 10:00 Double Bunk 1961. Comedy Stars Ian Carmichael, Janette Scott, Sidney James & Liz Fraser. A newlywed couple are desperate to get back home after their houseboat runs out of fuel in France. (SUBITITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 23 Aug 11:50 Harry Roy In Floor Show 1935. A short extract from 'Floor Show' staring British bandleader and clarinettist, Harry Roy, singing 'I Fell in Love with the Girl from the Poster'
Mon 23 Aug 12:00 The Young Lovers 1954. Romantic Drama. Directed by Anthony Asquith. Stars Odile Versois, David Knight & David Kossoff. A London US Embassy man falls in love with the daughter of an Iron Curtain minister. (SUBITITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 23 Aug 14:00 Enemy At The Door Escape. 1980. Stars Alfred Burke, Bernard Horsfall & Antonia Pemberton. Confronting and killing the latest intrude at his farm lead Peter to a desperate escape but not one he imagined. (SUBITITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 23 Aug 15:00 Girl In the Picture (1957) 1957. Drama. Directed by Don Chaffey. Starring Donald Houston, Patrick Holt and Junia Crawford. George Keefe's policeman brother was murdered four years ago and the killer is still on the loose. (SUBITITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 23 Aug 16:15 Running for Pleasure A look back to the 1970s when greyhound racing was popular and Private individuals trained greyhounds to run at nonregulated tracks known as 'flapping tracks'.
Mon 23 Aug 16:45 Strictly For The Birds 1963. Comedy. Directed by Vernon Sewell. Stars Tony Tanner, Joan Sims and Graham Stark. After a fortunate gambling win, Terry Blessing's luck runs out when an ex-girlfriend shows up with a surprise. (SUBITITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 23 Aug 18:00 Scotland Yard 1956. The Case of the River Morgue. Directed by Montgomery Tully. Starring Hugh Moxey, Gordon Needham and Jane Welsh. The police are summoned when a dead body is stolen. (S1, E16)
Mon 23 Aug 18:35 Small Hotel 1957. Comedy. Directed by David Mcdonald. Stars Gordon Harker, Marie Lohr, John Lode & Billie Whitelaw. At a small hotel, Albert, an aged but shrewd waiter, is a past master at the art of fiddling. (SUBITITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 23 Aug 19:45 Look At Life 1966. A Look into what it takes to get to the top, and why soccer remains Britain’s most popular sport.
Mon 23 Aug 20:00 The Main Chance The Piper Calls the Tune. 1970. Director: Christopher Hudson. Starring: John Stride, Anna Palk & John Arnatt. David and Margaret act for the opposing sides in a dramatic story of greed & corruption.
Mon 23 Aug 21:00 Eyewitness (1971) 1970. Drama. Directed by John Hough. Stars Mark Lester, Susan George & Lionel Jeffries. A boy is a witness to a killing. He goes on the run with his older sister, helped by their grandfather.
Mon 23 Aug 22:50 Deadfall 1968. Drama. Director: Bryan Forbes. Stars Michael Caine, Giovanna Ralli, Eric Portman & Nanette Newman. A Cat Burglar checks himself into a Spanish sanatorium for alcoholics under a false pretence. (SUBITITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 24 Aug 01:20 Pit of Darkness 1961. Crime drama. A partner of a safe making firm is found unconscious on a bomb site. A large safe his company installed has been robbed. Starring William Franklyn and Nigel Green. (SUBITITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 24 Aug 02:55 Rough Cut 1980. Comedy. Directed by Don Siegel & Peter R Hunt. Stars Burt Reynolds, Lesley-Anne Down, David Niven. Two sophisticated jewel thieves join forces to steal $30 million in uncut jewels. (SUBITITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 24 Aug 05:10 Ten Pin Bowling 1960s - Glimpses Factual. 1960s short film on a hobby the whole family are enjoying, ten pin bowling.
Tue 24 Aug 05:25 Champion The Wonderhorse Salted Ground. 1955. Stars Champion, Barry Curtis, & Jim Bannon. Can a gullible store owner be helped by Ricky and Sandy when it looks like he is about to be conned? (SUBITITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 24 Aug 06:00 Springtime 1946. Drama. Director: Montgomery Tully. Stars: Peter Graves, Carol Raye & Lawrence O'Madden. When Captain Winster gave a brooch to a lady in 1911, his father turned him out of the house. (SUBITITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 24 Aug 07:40 IWM: The Journey Together Documentary feature about cadets hoping to become pilots in the RAF, directed by John Boulting, with Richard Attenborough, Jack Watling, David Tomlinson and Edward G Robinson.
Tue 24 Aug 09:30 Sir Francis Drake Boy Jack. 1961. Stars: Clive Morton, Victor Maddern & Michael Anderson. Elizabeth sends her godson on a mission as an emissary to deliver a message to a Portuguese ambassador.
Tue 24 Aug 10:00 Uncle Silas 1947. Mystery. Director Charles Frank. Starring Jean Simmons, Katina Paxinou & Derrick De Marney. After her father's death, a British heiress goes to live with her uncle who is scheming to murder her.
Tue 24 Aug 12:05 Look At Life 1962. A Look into a leisurely journey through London along the Thames.
Tue 24 Aug 12:20 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. (SUBITITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 24 Aug 14:00 The Mind of Mr. J. G. Reeder 1971. The Willing Victim. Stars Hugh Burden, Willoughby Goddard, Gillian Lewis. The mild-mannered detective determines to find out who wants him dead after a bomb arrives in his office.
Tue 24 Aug 15:00 Blueprint For Robbery 1960. Crime. Directed by Jerry Hopper. Stars J. Pat O'Malley, Robert J. Wilke, Robert Gist. After a successful robbery, the gang members fight among themselves over the loot.
Tue 24 Aug 16:45 Hardy Victim De Laurel
Tue 24 Aug 16:50 Block-Heads 1938. Comedy. Director: John G Blystone. Stars Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, James Finlayson, Patricia Ellis & Billy Gilbert. Unaware that the Great War has ended, Stan remains at his post for 20 years. (SUBITITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 24 Aug 18:00 One Step Beyond The Burning Girl. 1959. Starring: Olive Deering, Luana Anders & Edward Platt. A shy teenage girl who is trying to fit into a new community, has to coexist with her abusive aunt and insensitive father. (SUBITITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 24 Aug 18:35 Sherlock Holmes A short Documentary about Hollywood's early history with Sherlock Holmes
Tue 24 Aug 18:45 Terror by Night 1946. Crime Drama. Starring: Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce & Alan Mowbray. When a diamond is stolen on a train and the son of its owner is murdered, everybody is a suspect to Sherlock Holmes. (SUBITITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 24 Aug 20:00 Danger UXB With Love from Adolf. 1979. Stars Anthony Andrews, Judy Geeson & Iain Cuthbertson. Are Ash's injuries too much to overcome - or is it depression over the many lives lost?
Tue 24 Aug 21:00 Under Suspicion 1992. Drama. Directed by Simon Moore. Stars Liam Neeson, Laura San Giacomo & Maggie O'Neill. In 1950s England, a divorce detective becomes a suspect when his wife and a client are murdered.
Tue 24 Aug 23:05 Goodbye Columbus 1969. Comedy. Directed by Larry Peerce. Stars Richard Benjamin, Ali MacGraw, Jack Klugman. Bronx librarian Neil and pampered princess Brenda try to cross class lines despite her parents' opposition.
Wed 25 Aug 01:10 The Delavine Affair 1955. Crime drama starring Peter Reynolds, Honor Blackman and Gordon Jackson. The death of a local man leads a local reporter to seek his killer. (SUBITITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 25 Aug 02:25 The Strange World Of Planet X 1958. Sci-fi. A British laboratory studying magnetic fields is warned by a cosmic visitor of the dangers in their experiments. Starring Forrest Tucker and Martin Benson. (SUBITITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 25 Aug 03:55 Sing As You Swing 1937. Musical. Directed by Redd Davis. Starring Evelyn Dall, Claude Dampier & Lu Ann Meredith. Top British radio stars perform in this musical revue. (SUBITITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 25 Aug 05:00 Stagecoach West The Marker. Wayne Rogers & Robert Bray run a stagecoach line in the Old West, where they come across a wide variety of killers, robbers and ladies in distress. (SUBITITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 25 Aug 06:00 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. (SUBITITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 25 Aug 07:55 The Music Box 1932. Comedy. Director: James Parrott. Stars Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Billy Gilbert, Gladys Gale & Charlie Hall. Laurel and Hardy deliver a piano, but struggle to carry it up a flight of stairs. (SUBITITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 25 Aug 08:35 BFI: Kid From Canada 1957. Family. Directed by Kay Mander and starring Bernard Braden, Bobby Stevenson and Christopher Braden. Cousins learn to get along when a man's life is in danger. (SUBITITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 25 Aug 09:30 The Champions The Search. 1969. Stars Stuart Damon, Alexandra Bastedo & William Gaunt. Nazi frogman overpowers a nuclear submarine crew demanding a ransom be paid if London is not to be destroyed. (SUBITITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 25 Aug 10:30 Forever Vespa Vespa: Italian symbol of a fresh start at the end of World War II. Years after its arrival on the scene, Vespa is still a cult object worldwide even for the younger generations.
Wed 25 Aug 11:40 Deadly Nightshade 1953. Crime. Directed by John Gilling. Stars Emrys Jones, Zena Marshall, John Horsely & Joan Hickson. A convict on the run switches identities with a lookalike, only to find himself in deeper trouble.
Wed 25 Aug 12:55 Sam's Medal 1936. Very rare animation directed by Anson Dyer and narrated by Stanley Holloway. Sam's Medal tells the story of Private Samuel Small who saved his Sergeant Major's life!
Wed 25 Aug 13:05 London River Bus late 1940s - Glimpses ... 1940s. Take a trip on The Thames from Greenwich, where many of London's historic features are to be seen: Tower Bridge, The Tower Of London, St Pauls, the 'new' Waterloo Bridge & on to Westminster
Wed 25 Aug 13:10 The Courtneys of Curzon Street 1947. Drama. Director: Herbert Wilcox. Stars: Anna Neagle, Michael Wilding, Gladys Young. The story of three generations of the Courtney family, from the nineteenth century to the Second World War. (SUBITITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 25 Aug 15:25 Take Two: Valerie Leon Valerie Leon Interview. Take Two. Well-known faces from much loved British films and classic television shows talk about their lives and careers in the business.
Wed 25 Aug 15:55 Follow A Star 1959. Comedy. Director: Robert Asher. Stars Norman Wisdom, June Laverick, Fenella Fielding. Norman Truscott is a dry cleaner who dreams of being a singer. (SUBITITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 25 Aug 18:00 Sherlock Holmes The Case of the Greystone Inscription. 1954. Starring: Ronald Howard, Howard Marion-Crawford & Archie Duncan. A mysterious inscription leads Sherlock into the investigation of a missing historian.
Wed 25 Aug 18:30 Look At Life 1962. A Look into the trial tunnel and a look at all the scientific research necessary.
Wed 25 Aug 18:50 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre Five To One. 1963. Directed by Gordon Flemyng. Stars Lee Montague, Ingrid Hafner & John Thaw. Alan Roper is a smart young man on the fringes of big time crime.
Wed 25 Aug 20:00 Rumpole of the Bailey Rumpole for the Prosecution. Stars: Leo McKern, Marion Mathie, Peter Blythe. Rumpole agrees to prosecute for the first time.
Wed 25 Aug 21:05 The Constant Husband 1955. Comedy. Directed by Sidney Gilliat. Stars Rex Harrison, Kay Kendall, Cecil Parker. Charles Hathaway wakes up in West Wales with no recollection of who he is or how he got there. (SUBITITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 25 Aug 22:50 Switching Channels 1988. Comedy. Director: Ted Kotcheff. Cast: Kathleen Turner, Burt Reynolds & Christopher Reeve. A television news chief courts his anchorwoman ex-wife with an eleventh-hour story.
Thu 26 Aug 00:55 It's a Wonderful World 1956. Comedy directed by Val Guest and starring Terence Morgan, George Cole, Kathleen Harrison. Two struggling composers hit on a novel way of producing music backwards! (SUBITITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 26 Aug 02:40 The Fighting Champ 1932. Western. Director: John P. McCarthy. Stars Bob Steele, Arletta Duncan & Kit Guard. After getting into a fight with a ranch foreman, Steele finds himself in the fight for his life.
Thu 26 Aug 03:50 1960s London - Glimpses 1960s Life in England we particularly look at London in this great montage of clips from more of our favourite 1960s films along with remembering the fashions the songs the cars and the music
Thu 26 Aug 04:00 Callan A Man like Me. Stars: Edward Woodward, Russell Hunter & T.P. McKenna. Richmond activates a sleeper agent and seeks refuge in the man's home. Callan learns that killing an enemy can leave deep scars
Thu 26 Aug 05:00 Secret of the Sahara 1988. Directed Alberto Negrin. Stars: Michael York, Andie MacDowell, Ben Kingsley and David Soul. Desmond Jordan, an American archaeologist travels to africa, seeking the talking mountain.
Thu 26 Aug 06:00 Tom Brown's Schooldays (1940) 1940. Drama. Director: Robert Stevenson. Stars: Cedric Hardwicke, Freddie Bartholomew & Jimmy Lydon. The life of a Victorian school-boy at one of the most famous British public schools.
Thu 26 Aug 07:40 Naked Fury 1959. After a robbery during which the night-watchman is killed, the robbers take his daughter hostage. Stars Kenneth Cope & Reed de Rouen. (SUBITITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 26 Aug 08:55 Gert & Daisy Clean Up 1942. Comedy. Director: Maclean Rogers. Stars Elsie Waters, Doris Waters, Iris Vandeleur & Elizabeth Hunt. The second of the three wartime features. Gert & Daisy set about denuding the street. (SUBITITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 26 Aug 10:35 Offbeat 1961. Crime Drama. Director: Cliff Owen. Stars: William Sylvester, Anthony Dawson, Mai Zetterling. An MI5 man infiltrates the world of new-style criminals behind the robberies that fox the Yard.
Thu 26 Aug 12:05 The Scarlet Pimpernel 1935. Drama. Directed by Harold Young. Stars Leslie Howard, Merle Oberon & Raymond Massey. A mysterious Englishman travels to Paris to rescue French aristocrats from the guillotine.
Thu 26 Aug 14:05 Prelude To Fame 1950. Drama. Director: Fergus McDonell. Starring: Guy Rolfe, Kathleen Byron & Kathleen Ryan. A boy with extraordinary instinct for orchestration is tutored and kept away from his loved ones.
Thu 26 Aug 15:50 Fanny By Gaslight 1944. Drama. Director: Anthony Asquith. Stars: Phyllis Calvert, James Mason & Wilfrid Lawson. Fanny is forced to overcome terrible family problems before discovering her true identity and true love. (SUBITITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 26 Aug 18:00 Interpol Calling No Flowers For Onno. 1959. Stars Charles Korvin, Edwin Richfield & Kevin Stoney. A suspect is found to have been dead for 15 years. What should be an open and shut case becomes tricky.
Thu 26 Aug 18:30 It's All Over Town 1964. Musical. Directed by Douglas Hickox. Stars Frankie Vaughan, Lance Percival & Willie Rushton. A technician and his friend try to see all the London shows.
Thu 26 Aug 19:40 Scales of Justice 1966. Company of Fools. Stars Edgar Lustgarten & Barrie Ingham. Five strangers band together to exact revenge on a man who ruined them financially. (S1, E10)
Thu 26 Aug 20:15 The Spy Who Came in from the Cold 1965. Drama. Directed by Martin Ritt. Starring Richard Burton, Claire Bloom & Oskar Werner. During the cold war, a British spy is caught in a sinister labyrinth of plots and counter-plots. (SUBITITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 26 Aug 22:30 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. (SUBITITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 27 Aug 00:10 Escape Route 1952. Crime Drama. Directed by Seymour Friedman & Peter Graham Scott. Stars George Raft. Nuclear scientists are kidnapped. An FBI man and a British agent must find the culprit. Sally Gray's last film. (SUBITITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 27 Aug 01:45 No Way Back 1949. Drama. A boxer (Terence de Marney) begins on a downward slide losing his wife and money. A childhood sweetheart helps him but complications set in. (SUBITITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 27 Aug 03:15 Wild Wings Awarded an Oscar as well as four other international awards. At the wildfowl trust at Slimbridge in Gloucestershire, Peter Scott and his team assist with the protection of many species of of bird life
Fri 27 Aug 04:00 Public Eye 1975. Detective & Mystery Drama. No Orchids for Marker. Stars Alfred Burke, Sylvia Coleridge & Joan Scott. A chance to make £1,000, an offer too good to refuse finds Marker all at sea.
Fri 27 Aug 05:00 Burke's Law 1964. Who Killed Madison Cooper? Directed by Jeffrey Hayden. Stars Gene Barry, Gary Conway & Regis Toomey. A shady attorney carrying a lot of money is murdered after making a telephone call.
Fri 27 Aug 06:00 Laughing Waters Made in 1954 Commentated by Frederick Allen, a charming travelogue from Britain to Norway by Sea and discovering all that Norway has to offer. An EJ Fancey Production doing exactly what Mr Fancey did.
Fri 27 Aug 06:20 Meet The Navy 1946. Comedy. Directed by Alfred Travers. Stars Lionel Murton, Margaret Hurst & John Pratt. From inside the Canadian Navy during WWII a troop of diverse performers gather to entertain their shipmates.
Fri 27 Aug 07:55 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. (SUBITITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 27 Aug 10:10 Jackpot (1960) 1960. Drama. Director: Montgomery Tully. Stars William Hartnell, Betty McDowall & Eddie Byrne. An ex-convict learns that his wife is not willing to return to him. A rare screening of a 'lost' film. (SUBITITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 27 Aug 11:30 21 Days 1940. Drama. Director: Basil Dean. Stars: Vivien Leigh, Laurence Olivier & Leslie Banks. When the disreputable husband of his lover Wanda tries to extort money from the lovers, Larry kills him. (SUBITITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 27 Aug 13:00 The Wolves of Willoughby Chase 1988. Adventure. Director: Stuart Orme. Stars: Stephanie Beacham, Mel Smith, Emily Hudson. A mock-Gothic tale set in an isolated country house. (SUBITITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 27 Aug 14:45 Hell and High Water 1954. Action. Director: Samuel Fuller. Starring: Richard Widmark, Bella Darvi & Victor Francen. A scientific team refits a Japanese submarine to find a secret Chinese atomic island base.
Fri 27 Aug 16:45 Look At Life 1962. A Look into a typical London family on their annual hop-picking holiday to Kent.
Fri 27 Aug 17:00 Upstairs Downstairs The Sudden Storm. 1974. Starring: Jean Marsh, Angela Baddeley & Meg Wynn Owen. A downstairs dalliance and a happy outing to a seaside resort divert the staff as war looms on the European continent.
Fri 27 Aug 18:00 The Spanish Gardener 1956. Drama. Director: Philip Leacock. Stars: Dirk Bogarde, Jon Whiteley & Michael Hordern. A diplomat stationed in Spain is jealous of the friendship between his son and the gardener Jose.
Fri 27 Aug 20:00 Destination Gobi 1953. War. Director by Robert Wise. Stars Richard Widmark, Don Taylor & Murvyn Vye. In 1944, US Navy specialists run a weather station in the Gobi Desert and are harassed by Japanese warplanes. (SUBITITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 27 Aug 21:50 Lust For a Vampire 1971. Horror. Director: Jimmy Sangster. Stars: Yutte Stensgaard, Ralph Bates & Barbara Jefford. In 1830, Mircalla arrives at a finishing school when a visiting author falls in love with her. (SUBITITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 27 Aug 23:50 The Fury (1978) 1978. Horror. Director: Brian De Palma. Starring: Kirk Douglas, John Cassavetes & Carrie Snodgress. A former CIA agent uses a young psychic to help retrieve his telekinetic son from terrorists. (SUBITITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 28 Aug 02:10 The Skull 1965. Horror. Directed by Freddie Francis. Stars: Peter Cushing, Christopher Lee, Patrick Wymark, Jill Bennett. Madness fills the mind of a professor who buys the stolen skull of the Marquis de Sade. (SUBITITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 28 Aug 03:50 Looking for Sophia 2004. Factual. Directed by: Roberto Olla & Danila Satta. Documentary on the work of Sophia Loren with interviews and rare footage. A heroine, according to Anthony Burgess; Sophia is a mystery.
Sat 28 Aug 05:00 Turn of Fate The Caller. Stars David Niven. 1957. Dramatizations that depict the plight of people who are suddenly involved in unexpected and perilous situations. (S1, E19)
Sat 28 Aug 05:30 Hey, Jeannie! The Proprietor. Stars Jeannie Carson, Allen Jenkins & Jane Dulo. A Cheerful Scottish woman moves to New York for work but doesn't yet know anyone or have a job! (S1, E13)
Sat 28 Aug 06:00 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. (SUBITITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 28 Aug 07:30 Hammer The Toff 1952. Crime Drama by Maclean Rogers. The Toff (John Bentley) tries to help Susan (Patricia Dainton) reunite with her missing uncle who's been targeted by criminals that are after his steel formula. (SUBITITLES AVAILABLE)
Saturday Morning Pictures
Sat 28 Aug 09:00 Them Thar Hills 1934. Comedy. Director: Charley Rogers. Stars Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Billy Gilbert & Mae Busch. Laurel and Hardy visit the mountains to relieve Ollie's gout, but local bootleggers disrupt the trip. (SUBITITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 28 Aug 09:25 Green Hornet Strikes Again Blazing Fury. 1941. Starring Warren Hull. A large oil strike leads the racketeers into a plot with a crooked lawyer to defraud well owner. Can The Green Hornet return to Fulton what is rightfully his? (SUBITITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 28 Aug 09:50 BFI: The Glitterball 1977. Sci-Fi. Directed by Harley Cokeliss. The film that inspired ET! Two teenage boys try to help a tiny spherical alien get back to it's mothership before a crook and the army can capture it. (SUBITITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 28 Aug 11:00 Fury Joey and the Gypsies. 1955. Starring: John Beradino, Anthony Caruso & Bobby Diamond. Local ranchers think that gypsies are stealing horses, and when Fury is rustled, it leads to the truth. (SUBITITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 28 Aug 11:30 The Phantom Empire Chapter 6. 1935. Starring: Gene Autry, Frankie Darro & Betsy King Ross. Gene tries to stop the radium bomb the Queen has sent to kill the riders on the surface. (SUBITITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 28 Aug 11:55 Let's Sing With Popeye Made in 1934 screen songs animated short. Produced by Fleischer Studios. Director Dave Fleischer. The song featured in this cartoon was 'I'm Popeye The Sailor Man written by Sammy Lerner. (SUBITITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 28 Aug 12:00 Arsenal Stadium Mystery 1939. Mystery. Directed by Thorold Dickinson. Stars Leslie Banks, Greta Gynt, Ian McLean. Poison, death and mystery set at the Arsenal Stadium. Detective Inspector Slade is called to solve the crime. (SUBITITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 28 Aug 13:45 The Silver Fleet 1943. War. Directors: Vernon Sewell & Gordon Wellesley. Stars Ralph Richardson, Googie Withers & Esmond Knight. The Gestapo, anxious for operational submarines, meet with the owner of a Dutch port. (SUBITITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 28 Aug 15:30 Scales of Justice 1962. A Woman's Privilege. Starring Bernard Archard, Ann Lynn and Patrick Wymark. Based on a real criminal case, a shipboard romance leads to a lawsuit for breach of promise. (S1, E2)
Sat 28 Aug 16:10 Escape From Zahrain 1962. Action. Director: Ronald Neame. Stars: Yul Brynner, Anthony Caruso & Sal Mineo. An officer in the security service of a despotic regime arranges to murder a jailed revolutionary leader. (SUBITITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 28 Aug 18:00 Scotland Yard 1957. The Case of the Smiling Widow. Director: Montgomery Tully. Starring Russell Napier and Vernon Greeves. Police question the circumstances of an apparent suicide. (S1, E22)
Sat 28 Aug 18:35 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. (SUBITITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 28 Aug 20:50 Call Northside 777 1948. Drama. Directed by Henry Hathaway. Stars James Stewart, Richard Conte & Helen Walker. A Chicago reporter looks into an old murder and realises the man jailed for the crime is innocent. (SUBITITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 28 Aug 23:05 Hush...Hush Sweet Charlotte 1964. Crime. Director: Robert Aldrich. Starring: Bette Davis, Olivia de Havilland & Joseph Cotton. A girl with a horrifying family secret, descends into madness after the arrival of a lost relative. (SUBITITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 29 Aug 01:45 These Dangerous Years (1957) 1957. Drama Musical. Directed by Herbert Wilcox. Stars: George Baker, Frankie Vaughan & Carole Lesley. When gang leader Dave Wyman is called up for military service, he finds the discipline suits him. (SUBITITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 29 Aug 03:45 Private Information 1952. Drama starring Jill Esmond, Jack Watling, Carol Marsh and Gerard Heinz. Charlotte suspects that the council is corrupt and building defective drains that could cause public health issues. (SUBITITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 29 Aug 05:00 The Detectives Fourth Commandment. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West
Sun 29 Aug 06:00 Danger Trail Made in 1951 by Castle films witch Hopalong Cassidy. When the outlaw El Toro saves Hoppy's life, Hoppy agrees to find his missing grandson.
Sun 29 Aug 06:10 The Laughing Lady 1946. Musical Drama. Directed by Paul L. Stein. Stars: Anne Ziegler, Webster Booth, Francis L. Sullivan. During the French Revolution, a young aristocrat promises to locate and steal diamonds.
Sun 29 Aug 08:00 The Terrornauts 1967. Sci-Fi. Directed by Montgomery Tully. Stars Zena Marshall & Simon Oates. An observatory is transported to an asteroid, where scientists discover strange beings who intend to destroy the earth.
Sun 29 Aug 09:30 Law Of The Plainsman 1960. The Gibbet. Sam Buckhart was an Apache who had saved the life of a U.S. officer. When the officer died, he left Sam money that he put towards his education. (S1, E9) (SUBITITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 29 Aug 10:00 Theirs Is The Glory 1946. War. Director: Brian Desmond Hurst. The story of the armies' heroic struggle to hold the vital Arnheim Bridge during World War II. Over 200 veterans took part, although no credits appear. (SUBITITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 29 Aug 11:40 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. (SUBITITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 29 Aug 13:50 The Importance of Being Earnest 1952. Comedy. Directed by Anthony Asquith. Stars Michael Redgrave, Richard Wattis & Michael Denison. Algernon discovers that his friend, Ernest has a fictional brother and poses as the brother. (SUBITITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 29 Aug 15:40 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. (SUBITITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 29 Aug 17:40 Look At Life 1964. A Look at drought of 1959 and the question of whether Britain's water supplies are organised efficiently.
Sun 29 Aug 18:00 Upstairs Downstairs A Patriotic Offering. 1974. Starring: Jean Marsh, Gordon Jackson & Angela Baddeley. The Bellamy's offer hospitality to a family of Belgian refugees and Edward is feeling increased pressure to enlist.
Sun 29 Aug 19:00 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. (SUBITITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 29 Aug 21:00 The Champions Full Circle. 1969. Starring: Stuart Damon, Alexandra Bastedo & William Gaunt. British agent Paul Westerman is remanded in prison on suspicion of having stolen a micro-film from the Columbian embassy. (SUBITITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 29 Aug 22:00 Farewell, My Lovely 1975. Thriller. Directed by Dick Richards. Stars Robert Mitchum, Charlotte Rampling, & Sylvester Stallone. An ex-con hires a private eye to find his girlfriend but ends up getting framed for murder.