Talking Pictures TV Programme Schedule

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Mar 18th - 24th

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TPTV Schedule Mar 18th – 24th 2019

DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Mon 18 Mar 19 6:00 The Plough & The Stars 1936. Drama. Starring Barbara Stanwyck. Nora attempts to lead a quiet life away from the political chaos of the Easter Rebellion that has engulfed Ireland and her home city. Directed by John Ford.
Mon 18 Mar 19 7:25 Johnny Ringo The Cat. Cyrus Hampton, a rich old man dying of an incurable disease, arrives in Velarde with a wild tiger. He plans to release the animal in a remote canyon and then hunt him down. (S1, E10)
Mon 18 Mar 19 7:55 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.
Mon 18 Mar 19 9:25 The Old Dark House 1963. Comedy. Directed by William Castle. Stars Fenella Fielding, Tom Poston, Robert Morley & Janette Scott. A car salesman finds himself in fatal mishaps when delivering a car to a secluded mansion.
Mon 18 Mar 19 11:10 Circle of Danger 1951. Drama. Directed by Jacques Tourneur. Stars Ray Milland, Patricia Roc & Marius Goring. An American in England finds the truth behind his brother's death in occupied France.
Mon 18 Mar 19 12:40 Mrs. Pym of Scotland Yard 1939. Detective Drama. Directed by Fred Elles. Starring Mary Clare, Edward Lexy & Nigel Patrick. A woman detective sets about solving the murder of people who have all frequented the same medium. (Subtitles Available)
Mon 18 Mar 19 14:00 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre Attempt To Kill. 1961. Directed by Royston Morley. Stars Derek Farr, Tony Wright & Patricia Mort. Two suspects emerge after an attempt is made on the life of Frank Weyman.
Mon 18 Mar 19 15:10 The Day Will Dawn 1942. War. Director: Harold French. Stars Deborah Kerr, Ralph Richardson & Hugh Williams. A British foreign correspondent, forced out of Norway, returns to the occupied Scandinavian country.
Mon 18 Mar 19 17:10 Brats 1930. Comedy. Director: James Parrott. Stars Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy. Laurel and Hardy play dual roles as little brats who keep them from enjoying their evening of games.
Mon 18 Mar 19 17:30 Robin's Nest Sleeping Patterns. Stars: Richard O'Sullivan, Tessa Wyatt & Tony Britton. Robin Nest, a fully qualified, unemployed chef has big ambitions to open his own Bistro… But his plans go awry (S1, E01)
Mon 18 Mar 19 18:00 Treasure Hunt 1952. Comedy. Director: John Paddy Carstairs. Stars Jimmy Edwards, Martita Hunt, Naunton Wayne & Athene Seyler. After reading Sir Roderick Lyall's will, the family learn they are short on money.
Mon 18 Mar 19 19:35 And The Same To You 1959. Comedy starring Sid James, Brian Rix, Leo Franklyn, Tommy Cooper and Vera Day. The boxing-mad nephew of a pious clergyman embarks on an elaborate plan to keep his boxing career a secret. (Subtitles Available)
Mon 18 Mar 19 21:00 Callan Suddenly at Home. Stars: Edward Woodward, William Squire & Patrick Mower. A kiss almost changed Callan's life, but a death kept him on his stony path. He finds that emotion is the dangerous enemy.
Mon 18 Mar 19 22:00 Seven Nights in Japan 1976. Action. Directed by Lewis Gilbert. Stars Michael York, Hidemi Aoki & Charles Gray. The fictional royal Prince George travels to Japan and falls in love with a local female tour guide named Sumi.
Mon 18 Mar 19 0:05 Custer of the West 1968. Western. Directed by Robert Siodmak and starring Robert Shaw, Mary Ure and Ty Hardin. The story of U.S. Army commander George Armstrong Custer, a flamboyant hero of the Civil War
Mon 18 Mar 19 2:45 Bulldog Breed 1960. Comedy. Director: Robert Asher. Stars Norman Wisdom, Edward Chapman, Terence Alexander & David Lodge. Norman Puckle joins the Navy under the same Admiral he refused to yield to in the harbour.
Mon 18 Mar 19 4:45 Shadow of A Man 1954. Crime drama. A town drunk is found dead and the police suspect murder. Starring Paul Carpenter.
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Tue 19 Mar 19 6:00 The Limping Man 1953. Crime. Frank (Lloyd Bridges), an American, returns to England to see his war-time sweetheart (Moira Lister) but witnesses a shooting whilst leaving the plane.
Tue 19 Mar 19 7:30 Johnny Ringo Love Affair. Directed by Aaron Spelling and starring Don Durant. A middle-aged saloon singer, determined to leave her abusive boyfriend, shoots him in her hotel room, then flees to Velardi. (S1, E11)
Tue 19 Mar 19 8:00 Good Morning, Boys 1937. Comedy. Directed by Marcel Varnel. Stars Will Hay, Martita Hunt, Lilli Palmer, Charles Hawtrey & Peter Gawthorne. The headmaster of a boy's school unwittingly helps an escaped convict.
Tue 19 Mar 19 9:40 Surprise Package 1960. Comedy. Directed by Stanley Donen. Stars Yul Brynner, Noel Coward, Mitzi Gaynor, Lyndon Brook & Eric Pohlmann. A devil-may-care gambler and a small-time hood plan to steal an exiled king's crown
Tue 19 Mar 19 11:40 KOTCH 1971. Comedy, Drama. Directed by Jack Lemmon. Stars Walter Matthau, Jack Lemmon & Deborah Winters. To avoid settling in a nursing home, a retired salesman, is obliged to leave his son's family.
Tue 19 Mar 19 14:00 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre Man Detained. 1961. Directed by Robert Tronson. Stars Bernard Archard, Elvi Hale, Paul Stassino & Michael Coles. A burglary is discovered at the offices of a photographic company.
Tue 19 Mar 19 15:10 High Flight 1957. Drama. Directed by John Gilling. Stars Ray Milland, Bernard Lee, Kenneth Haigh & Anthony Newley. An R.A.F C.O must deal with a testing cadet, but the Cadet reminds the C.O of his younger self.
Tue 19 Mar 19 16:55 Miss MacTaggart Won't Lie Down 1966. Comedy. Directed by Francis A Searle. Stars Barbara Mullen and Eric Woodburn. A spinster has been proclaimed dead – but is very much alive…
Tue 19 Mar 19 17:30 Robin's Nest The Bistro Kids. Stars: Richard O'Sullivan, Tessa Wyatt & Tony Britton. It's nearly opening day at the Bistro, but Robin runs into problems with the public health inspector. (S1, E02)
Tue 19 Mar 19 18:00 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.
Tue 19 Mar 19 19:25 Saloon Bar 1940. Thriller. Director: Walter Forde. Stars: Gordon Harker, Elizabeth Allan & Mervyn Johns. A group of pub locals set out to prove that a local is not guilty of murder to prevent a hanging.
Tue 19 Mar 19 21:00 Callan Act of Kindness. Stars: Edward Woodward, William Squire & Patrick Mower. Heathcote Land shows fellow director Donovan Prescot a damaging photo taken of him and a girl in Moscow.
Tue 19 Mar 19 22:00 The Chairman 1969. Action. Director: J Lee Thompson. Stars Gregory Peck, Anne Heyward and Conrad Yama. A scientist goes to China to steal a formula for an experimental enzyme with enormous practical benefits.
Tue 19 Mar 19 0:00 Violent Playground 1958. Drama. Director: Basil Dearden. Stars Stanley Baker, David McCallum, Anne Heywood & Peter Cushing. A policeman enters a romance with the sister of an infamous gang leader.
Tue 19 Mar 19 2:10 Melody 1971. Comedy. Directed by Waris Hussein. Stars Mark Lester, Tracy Hyde & Jack Wild. Two youngsters declare to their parents they want to get married as soon as possible.
Tue 19 Mar 19 4:15 The Rocking Horse Winner 1949. Drama. Director: Anthony Pelissier. Stars John Howard Davies, Valerie Hobson, John Mills & Ronald Squire. After receiving a rocking horse, a child is able to pick winning horses at the racetrack
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Wed 20 Mar 19 6:00 To Paris With Love 1955. Comedy. Director: Robert Hamer. Stars Alec Guinness, Vernon Gray & Odile Versois. A Widower sends his 20 year-old son to Paris after deciding it is time to introduce him to the opposite sex.
Wed 20 Mar 19 7:35 Johnny Ringo Kid With A Gun. Directed by Aaron Spelling and starring Don Durant. Johnny investigates Josie Wilkins' report that her father was murdered, but can't find a body to support her claim. (S1, E12)
Wed 20 Mar 19 8:05 Dateline Diamonds 1965. Directed By Jeremy Summers. Comedy musical stars The Small Faces, The Chantelles and Kiki Dee. Lester Benson (Kenneth Cope) the manager of top rock band The Small Faces, is hiding a secret. (Subtitles Available)
Wed 20 Mar 19 9:35 The Captive Heart 1946. War. Director: Basil Dearden. Stars Michael Redgrave, Jack Warner, Rachel Kempson & Mervyn Johns. A concentration-camp escapee assumes the identity of a dead British officer.
Wed 20 Mar 19 11:40 The Winslow Boy 1948. Drama. Directed by Anthony Asquith. Stars Robert Donat, Cedric Hardwicke & Basil Radford. Pre-WW1 England, a youngster is expelled from a naval academy over a theft. His parents demand a trial.
Wed 20 Mar 19 14:00 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre Never Back Losers. 1961. Directed by Robert Tronson. Stars Jack Hedley, Jacqueline Ellis & Patrick Magee. An insurance investigator tackles a vicious gambling ring.
Wed 20 Mar 19 15:10 Cornwall in 1946 It's 1946 and Polperro beckons then nearby Looe, the rugged grandeur of Lizard Point and the majestic beauty of Lands' End. We also stop at Newquay and Bedruthan steps, then our last stop is Tintagel.
Wed 20 Mar 19 15:25 Encore 1951. Comedy. Directors: Harold French, Pat Jackson & Anthony Pelissier. Stars Nigel Patrick, Kay Walsh, Glynis Johns. Three short stories by W. Somerset Maugham.
Wed 20 Mar 19 17:15 How Talkies Talk Made in 1935, a glimpses of how sound is recorded in 'Talking' Pictures. Including a glimpse of sound in the cutting room and being played out from the projectionist's box.
Wed 20 Mar 19 17:30 Robin's Nest A Little Competition. Stars: Richard O'Sullivan, Tessa Wyatt & Tony Britton. Robing knew the competition would be difficult, but it's proving more than he bargained for. (S1, E03)
Wed 20 Mar 19 18:00 Narrowing Circle 1955. Crime drama directed by Charles Saunders and starring Paul Carpenter and Hazel Court. A magazine crime writer is passed over for promotion by a rival who also steals the girl, but is murdered.
Wed 20 Mar 19 19:20 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.
Wed 20 Mar 19 21:00 A Family At War The Sensible Thing. 1971. Directed by Gerry Mill. Stars Colin Douglas, Barbara Flynn & Coral Atkins. The iconic seventies drama series continues with the third and final series. (S3, E14)
Wed 20 Mar 19 22:00 Spearhead Night Games. 1981. Directed by Derek Martinus. Stafford Gordon & Roy Holder star in this gripping drama series about life in the British Army. (S3, E01)
Wed 20 Mar 19 23:00 The Culpepper Cattle Co 1972. Western. Director: Dick Richards. Stars Gary Grimes, Billy 'Green' Bush, Luke Askew & Bo Hopkins. Ben eagerly signs on to be an assistant on a cattle drive headed by the gruff Frank Culpepper.
Wed 20 Mar 19 0:50 Lost in the Desert 1969. Drama. Directed by Jamie Uys. Stars Wynand Uys & Jamie Uys. A plane crash a young boy and his dog must learn to survive in the heart of the African desert.
Wed 20 Mar 19 2:30 Brubaker 1980. Drama. Director: Stuart Rosenberg. Stars Robert Redford, Yaphet Kotto, Jane Alexander & Morgan Freeman. The new warden of an Arkansas prison farm attempts to clean up the corruption of the staff
Wed 20 Mar 19 5:10 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.
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Thu 21 Mar 19 6:00 The Gilded Cage 1955. Directed by John Gilling and starring Alex Nicol. Two brothers are embroiled in a racket to smuggle a valuable painting. When a murder is committed they must try and clear their names.
Thu 21 Mar 19 7:30 Johnny Ringo Bound Boy. Directed by Aaron Spelling. Ringo investigates a report that a rancher charged with the care of several orphans is abusing them and turning them into virtual slaves. (S1, E13)
Thu 21 Mar 19 8:00 Undercover Girl 1958. Crime Drama. A reporter on the verge of exposing a drugs ring is killed before he can write the story. Stars Paul Carpenter and Jackie Collins.
Thu 21 Mar 19 9:20 Nobody Runs Forever 1968. Action. Director: Ralph Thomas. Stars Christopher Plummer, Rod Taylor & Lilli Palmer. An Australian detective arrives in London to arrest a top diplomat for the murder of his first wife. (Subtitles Available)
Thu 21 Mar 19 11:20 Out of The Fog 1962. Crime drama directed by Montgomery Tully. An ex-con is the prime suspect when a series of murders occur under a full moon. Every victim is a blonde young woman. Starring David Sumner (Subtitles Available)
Thu 21 Mar 19 12:40 Emergency 1962. Drama directed by Francis Searle and starring Dermot Walsh. When a young girl is knocked down there are only three donors of the same blood group. A frantic search to find the donors begins.
Thu 21 Mar 19 14:00 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre Sinister Man. 1961. Directed by Clive Donner. Stars John Bentley, Patricia Allen & John Glyn-Jones. Superintendent Wills investigates the theft of some mysterious oriental tablets.
Thu 21 Mar 19 15:10 Quartet 1948. Drama. Director Ken Annakin, Arthur Crabtree, Harold French & Ralph Smart. Stars Cecil Parker, Dirk Bogarde & George Cole. Four of Somerset Maugham's stories brought to the screen.
Thu 21 Mar 19 17:30 Robin's Nest The Maternal Triangle. Stars: Richard O'Sullivan, Tessa Wyatt & Tony Britton. Robin is not looking forward to meeting Vicky's mother, she has a nasty habit and violent one too… (S1, EP4)
Thu 21 Mar 19 18:00 You Pay Your Money 1957. Crime Drama. A rogue smuggler enters a murky world when his wife is kidnapped. Directed by Maclean Rogers. Starring Hugh McDermott, Jane Hylton and Honor Blackman.
Thu 21 Mar 19 19:15 Last Holiday 1950. Drama. Directed by Henry Cass. Stars Alec Guinness, Beatrice Campbell & Kay Walsh. A salesman who learns he has months to live cashes in his savings to live in a fancy hotel.
Thu 21 Mar 19 21:00 Callan God Help your Friends. Stars: Edward Woodward, William Squire & Patrick Mower. Beth Lampton is the girl every spy would love, she is a government interpreter and her dad is a general.
Thu 21 Mar 19 22:00 Soft Beds, Hard Battles 1973. Comedy. Director: Roy Boulting. Stars Peter Sellers, Curt Jurgens, Francoise Pascal, Rula Lenska & Jenny Hanley. In Nazi occupied France, Maj. Robinson works with a brothel to aid the resistance
Thu 21 Mar 19 23:50 All The Way Up 1970. Comedy. Directed by James MacTaggart. Stars Warren Mitchell, Pat Heywood & Elaine Taylor. An ambitious man must make his family socially acceptable before gaining a promotion.
Thu 21 Mar 19 1:50 The Ugly Duckling 1959. Drama. Directed by Lance Comfort. Stars Bernard Bresslaw, Jon Pertwee, Reginald Beckwith & Richard Wattis. Henry is an outsider waiting for a purpose in life until he discovers a formula.
Thu 21 Mar 19 3:30 Piccadilly Incident 1946. War. Director: Herbert Wilcox. Stars Anna Neagle, Michael Wilding, Coral Browne & Edward Rigby. A missing Wren returns from a desert isle and finds her husband has a new wife and son.
Thu 21 Mar 19 5:30 Take Two: Norman Eshley Norman Eshley Interview. Take Two. Well-known faces from much loved British films and classic television shows talk about their lives and careers in the business.
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Fri 22 Mar 19 6:00 Stranger In Town 1957. Drama. Directed George Pollock. Starring Alex Nicol, Anne Paige & Mary Laura Wood. In a sleepy village, a composer is shot dead and a woman is found gassed. Who killed them and why?
Fri 22 Mar 19 7:30 Johnny Ringo East Is East. Directed by Aaron Spelling and starring Don Durant and Mark Goddard. Ringo investigates a brutal stagecoach robbery where the driver and one of the passengers were killed. (S1, E14)
Fri 22 Mar 19 8:00 Be My Guest 1965. Comedy. Directed by Lance Comfort. Stars Steve Marriott, David Hemmings, Andrea Monet. Jobless Dave, ex-member of pop group 'The Smart Alecs', meets Erica, an attractive young woman seeking fame (Subtitles Available)
Fri 22 Mar 19 9:40 Dangerous Cargo 1954. Drama directed by John Harlow. Tim (Jack Watling) is tricked by a wartime friend (Terence Alexander) into revealing details of a gold shipment.
Fri 22 Mar 19 11:00 Meet Me Tonight 1952. Comedy. Directed by Anthony Pelissier. Stars Valerie Hobson, Nigel Patrick, Kay Walsh & Stanley Holloway. Three short stories by Noel Coward: 'Red Peppers', 'Fumed Oak' & 'Ways and Means'.
Fri 22 Mar 19 12:40 Cover Girl Killer 1959. Crime. Someone is murdering cover girl models, leaving them in the same pose and place as featured in 'Wow' magazine. Stars: Harry H. Corbett, Felicity Young.
Fri 22 Mar 19 14:00 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre Backfire. 1961. Directed by Paul Almond. Stars Alfred Burke, Zena Marshall, Oliver Johnston & Noel Treverthen. Everything points to prosperity in this luxurious factory! Or so it seems…
Fri 22 Mar 19 15:10 London Docks & The River Thames 1950 – Glimpses Circa 1950. See The River Thames and the port of London, the work of the Thames navigational servers, shipping co-ordination centre and inside the ops rooms controlling the boats all over The Thames.
Fri 22 Mar 19 15:20 The Good Die Young 1954. Thriller. Director: Lewis Gilbert. Stars Robert Morley, Joan Collins, Laurence Harvey & Margaret Leighton. A group of down-and-outs are holding up a post office van when things start to go wrong
Fri 22 Mar 19 17:25 All the Fun at the Fair – Glimpses Take a trip to the traditional Fairground in the late 1950s. The side shows, the dancing girls, the carousel, the dodgems and a lovely carnival atmosphere.
Fri 22 Mar 19 17:30 Robin's Nest Piggy in the Middle. Stars: Richard O'Sullivan, Tessa Wyatt & Tony Britton. Robin and Vicky are not sure on Vicky's fathers' new partners artistic vision (S1, E05)
Fri 22 Mar 19 18:00 Charley Moon 1956. Musical. Director Guy Hamilton. Stars Max Bygraves, Dennis Price & Michael Medwin. Life and loves of a country boy who makes it on the London stage, but misses home.
Fri 22 Mar 19 20:00 Dick Powell Theatre Apples Don't Fall. Dick Powell served as host to this hugely popular 60s series with a glittering cast of guest stars. Starring Johnny Crawford & David Niven. (S1, E26)
Fri 22 Mar 19 21:00 Callan Breakout. Stars: Edward Woodward, William Squire & Patrick Mower. Alarm bells ring for an escaped prisoner, but the one they should be ringing is for Callan…
Fri 22 Mar 19 22:00 Cabaret 1972. Musical. Directed by Bob Fosse and starring Liza Minnelli, Michael York and Helmut Griem. A female girlie club entertainer in 1930s Berlin romances two men while the Nazi Party rises around her (Subtitles Available)
Fri 22 Mar 19 0:30 The Day After 1983. Drama. Directed by Nicholas Meyer. Stars Jason Robards, Steve Guttenberg, John Lithgow & JoBeth Williams. A Midwestern city attempts to recover after it is destroyed by a nuclear missile strike.
Fri 22 Mar 19 3:10 The Swimmer 1968. Drama. Directed by Frank Perry & Sydney Pollack. Stars Burt Lancaster, Janet Landgard, Janice Rule & Marge Champion. Ned attempts to swim every swimming pool in a quiet suburb. (Subtitles Available)
Fri 22 Mar 19 5:00 Dick Powell Theatre View From Eiffel Tower. Dick Powell served as host to this hugely popular 60s series with a glittering cast of guest stars. Starring Jane Powell. (S1, E16)
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Sat 23 Mar 19 6:00 The Last Journey 1935. Drama directed by Bernard Vorhaus. Bob (Julien Mitchell) is distraught with his upcoming compulsory retirement and believes his wife is having an affair. The day arrives for his final journey. (Subtitles Available)
Sat 23 Mar 19 7:20 The Traitor 1957. Drama. Directed by Michael McCarthy. Starring Anton Diffring & Christopher Lee. Survivors of a WW2 resistance group meet at a country house to find out which of them had betrayed their leader.
Sat 23 Mar 19 9:00 A Kid For Two Farthings 1955. Drama. Director: Carol Reed. Stars Diana Dors, Celia Johnson, David Kossoff & Brenda De Banzie. A boy, who is heartbroken when his pet chicken disappears, buys a goat believing it is a unicorn.
Sat 23 Mar 19 10:45 Saloon Bar 1940. Thriller. Director: Walter Forde. Stars: Gordon Harker, Elizabeth Allan & Mervyn Johns. A group of pub locals set out to prove that a local is not guilty of murder to prevent a hanging.
Sat 23 Mar 19 12:20 The Star That Couldn't Shine
Sat 23 Mar 19 12:30 The Lure of the Wilderness 1952. Adventure. Director: Jean Negulesco. Stars: Jean Peters, Jeffrey Hunter & Constance Smith. In a Georgia swamp, a hunter stumbles across a wanted fugitive and his daughter
Sat 23 Mar 19 14:20 Bell Bottom George 1944. Drama. Directed by Marcel Varnel. Starring George Formby, Anne Firth & Reginald Purdell. Rejected by the military 3 times, a hapless waiter gets a job on a ship but is mistaken for a real sailor
Sat 23 Mar 19 16:20 A Night To Remember 1958. Drama. Directed by Roy Ward Baker. Stars Kenneth More, Ronald Allen, Robert Ayres & Honor Blackman. In April 1912, the supposedly unsinkable RMS Titanic hits an iceberg in the Atlantic Ocean… (Subtitles Available)
Sat 23 Mar 19 18:50 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 (Subtitles Available)
Sat 23 Mar 19 21:10 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.
Sat 23 Mar 19 22:50 Jack The Ripper Part 1 of 2. 1988. Drama. Stars Michael Caine, Armand Assante & Ray McAnally. Chief Inspector Frederick Abberline is assigned to investigate the murder of a prostitute in the East End of London.
Sat 23 Mar 19 0:50 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.
Sat 23 Mar 19 2:50 Breaking Away 1979. Coming of age/comedy-drama. Directed by Peter Yates. Stars Dennis Quaid & Daniel Stern. A small town boy obsessed with the cycling team vies for the affections of his college sweetheart.
Sat 23 Mar 19 4:50 London Entertains 1951. Musical Comedy. Director E J Fancey. Starring Eamonn Andrews and the Goons. A Tour conducted by Eamonn Andrews around the Battersea Festival to a BBC Studio to hear The Goons of radio fame.
Sat 23 Mar 19 5:50 The King's Troop Royal Horse Artillery in late 1940s early 50s We follow The King's Troop Royal Horse Artillery in late 1940s early 50s in Hyde Park on a 'Musical Drive' as teams of six horses pull 13 punder field guns, used for 21 gun salutes on state occasions.
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Sun 24 Mar 19 6:00 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.
Sun 24 Mar 19 7:45 Della 1964. Directed by Robert Gist and starring Joan Crawford. Della (Crawford), a reclusive, wealthy matriarch of Royal Bay, watches over the affluent coastal town. Possession, for her, is everything.
Sun 24 Mar 19 9:05 London's West End in 1947 – Glimpses A professionally shot short of Piccadilly Circus, Leicester Square, Oxford Street, Regent Street, Speakers Corner, Hyde Park Corner and Buckingham Palace
Sun 24 Mar 19 9:10 BFI: The Christmas Tree 1966. Family. Starring Brian Blessed, William Burleigh, Anthony Honour & Kate Nicholls. Gary determines to get a tree for children who will be in hospital for Christmas. Directed by Jim Clark.
Sun 24 Mar 19 10:20 Cornwall in 1946 It's 1946 and Polperro beckons then nearby Looe, the rugged grandeur of Lizard Point and the majestic beauty of Lands' End. We also stop at Newquay and Bedruthan steps, then our last stop is Tintagel.
Sun 24 Mar 19 10:35 An Alligator Named Daisy 1955. Comedy. Director: J Lee Thompson. Stars Donald Sinden, Jeannie Carson, James Robertson. When Peter Weston returns to England he finds that Daisy, a tame alligator, has been left in his care.
Sun 24 Mar 19 12:20 London Docks & The River Thames 1950 – Glimpses Circa 1950. See The River Thames and the port of London, the work of the Thames navigational servers, shipping co-ordination centre and inside the ops rooms controlling the boats all over The Thames.
Sun 24 Mar 19 12:30 Night Boat to Dublin 1946. Drama. Directed by Lawrence Huntington. Robert Newton stars as Captain David Grant, a British secret agent who leads an attempt to save scientist Professor Hansen (Martin Miller) from the Nazis
Sun 24 Mar 19 14:25 Ghost Ship 1953. Thriller. Directed by Vernon Sewell. Starring Hazel Court & Dermot Walsh. A young couple decide to buy a luxury steamboat for a romantic getaway and scoff at warnings that it's haunted.
Sun 24 Mar 19 16:00 The Blue Lamp 1949. Crime. Directed by Basil Dearden. Stars Dirk Bogarde, Jack Warner & Jimmy Hanley. The daily routine of two London policemen is interrupted by a killer…
Sun 24 Mar 19 17:45 The Big Noise 1944. Comedy. Director: Mal St. Clair. Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy & Doris Merrick. During World War II Stan and Ollie find themselves as improbable bodyguards to an eccentric bomb inventor. (Subtitles Available)
Sun 24 Mar 19 19:15 Passport To Pimlico 1949. Comedy. Director: Henry Cornelius. Stars Stanley Holloway, Irene Handl & Margaret Rutherford. London residents declare independence, causing them to need a new 'Passport to Pimlico' (Subtitles Available)
Sun 24 Mar 19 21:00 Armchair Theatre High Summer. 1972. Stars: Margaret Leighton, Roland Culver & Christopher Gable. Lady Huntercombe’s son, Jack, who was disinherited by his father; returns to inherit the family home.
Sun 24 Mar 19 22:15 Yield to the Night 1956. Drama. Director: J Lee Thompson. Stars Diana Dors, Yvonne Mitchell, Michael Craig & Geoffrey Keen. A condemned murderess relives key events while waiting for the hangman's noose.
Sun 24 Mar 19 0:15 Oh, Mr Porter! 1937. Comedy. Directed by Marcel Varnel. Stars Will Hay, Graham Moffatt & Moore Marriott. A hopeless railway employee is made stationmaster of Buggleskelly.
Sun 24 Mar 19 1:55 Boy on A Dolphin 1957. Drama. Director: Jean Negulesco. Stars Sophia Loren, Alan Ladd, Clifton Webb and Alexis Minotis. A sponge diver on a Greek island discovers a sunken ship filled with artefacts.
Sun 24 Mar 19 4:10 Guilty? 1956. Crime. A Solicitor (John Justin) is convinced that a wartime heroine is innocent of a murder charge but he uncovers more than the evidence he needs. Stars Donald Wolfit & Sydney Tafler. (Subtitles Available)

Mar 25th - 31st

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TPTV Schedule Mar 25th – 31st 2019

DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Mon 25 Mar 19 06:00 Pearl of the South Pacific 1955. Adventure. Two beachcombers with a yacht join Rita, a woman with a past, to find black pearls on a secret island. Starring Virginia Mayo and Dennis Morgan.
Mon 25 Mar 19 07:45 Dog Gone Kitten Early 1940s cartoon where 'dog' wants to find out how to win friends and influence cats and gets a few more kittens than he bargained for!
Mon 25 Mar 19 07:55 Johnny Ringo The Poster Incident. Directed by Aaron Spelling. Starring Don Durant. Carter robs and kills a shop owner. Due to a mix-up at the printer's office, Someone else is on Carter's wanted poster. (S1, E15)
Mon 25 Mar 19 08:25 Jassy 1947. Drama. Director: Bernard Knowles. Stars Margaret Lockwood, Patricia Roc & Dennis Price. During the 17th century, Jassy is believed to be a witch after receiving visions of approaching disasters.
Mon 25 Mar 19 10:25 The Night Has Eyes 1942. Thriller. Director: Leslie Arliss. Stars James Mason, Wilfrid Lawson, Joyce Howard & Mary Clare. Two school teachers take refuge in an isolated house in the Yorkshire Moors when a storm breaks.
Mon 25 Mar 19 12:00 Millions Like Us 1943. War Drama. Directed by Sidney Gilliat & Frank Launder. Stars Patricia Roc, Gordon Jackson, Basil Radford & Eric Portman. Celia marries a Pilot before he is deployed into wartime battle.
Mon 25 Mar 19 14:00 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre Candidate for Murder. 1961. Directed by David Villiers. Stars Michael Gough, Erika Remberg & John Justin. Kersten, a professional killer, is brought in by a jealous husband to kill his wife.
Mon 25 Mar 19 15:10 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.
Mon 25 Mar 19 15:35 Chance of a Lifetime 1950. Comedy. Director: Bernard Miles. Stars Basil Radford, Bernard Miles, Kenneth More, Patrick Troughton & Hattie Jacques. The staff of an engineering firm take over after going on strike.
Mon 25 Mar 19 17:25 London's Nine Elms Locomotive Shed Glimpses: Filmed in the 1960s. A brief glimpse at the famous Nine Elms depot – just seven years before it closed for good. Excellent shots of steam trains.
Mon 25 Mar 19 17:30 Robin's Nest A Matter of Note. Stars: Richard O'Sullivan, Tessa Wyatt & Tony Britton. Robin mistakenly chooses the wrong criminal at a police identification and worries about the underworld vendetta… (S1, E06)
Mon 25 Mar 19 18:00 Raise the Titanic 1980. Drama. Directed by Jerry Jameson. Stars Jason Robards, Richard Jordan, David Selby, Anne Archer & Alec Guinness. To obtain a rare mineral, a ship raising operation is conducted on the Titanic. (Subtitles Available)
Mon 25 Mar 19 20:20 Take Two: Janette Scott Janette Scott Interview. Take Two. Well-known faces from much loved British films and classic television shows talk about their lives and careers in the business.
Mon 25 Mar 19 21:00 Callan Amos Green Must Live. Stars Edward Woodward, William Squire & Patrick Mower. Callan is brought in to protect the Anti-immigration official, Amos Green, after a young black American is found in a river
Mon 25 Mar 19 22:00 Quatermass and the Pit 1967. Mystery. Director: Roy Ward Baker. Stars James Donald, Andrew Keir & Barbara Shelley. A mysterious artefact is found in London and the famous scientist Bernard Quatermass helps investigate it.
Mon 25 Mar 19 00:00 100 Rifles 1969. War. Director: Tom Gries. Stars Raquel Welch, Burt Reynolds, Fernando Lamas & Jim Brown. In 1912 Sonora, Mexico, revolutionary, Yaqui Joe, arms his people but finds himself hunted by a US lawman
Mon 25 Mar 19 02:10 Custer of the West 1968. Western. Directed by Robert Siodmak and starring Robert Shaw, Mary Ure and Ty Hardin. The story of U.S. Army commander George Armstrong Custer, a flamboyant hero of the Civil War
Mon 25 Mar 19 05:00 Dick Powell Theatre Who Killed Julie Greer. Dick Powell served as host to this hugely popular 60s series with a glittering cast of guest stars. Starring Lloyd Bridges, Ronald Reagan & Mickey Rooney. (S1, E1)
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Tue 26 Mar 19 06:00 Secret Mission 1942. War. Director: Harold French. Stars James Mason, Michael Wilding, Carla Lehmann & Hugh Williams. British intelligence are sent to assess the German defence of Nazi occupied France.
Tue 26 Mar 19 07:50 Johnny Ringo Die Twice. Directed by Aaron Spelling. Starring Don Durant. Ringo requests the exhumation of Boone Hackett's grave. Ringo later has reason to believe Boone's spirit is continuing his career. (S1, E16)
Tue 26 Mar 19 08:20 Curtain Up 1952. Comedy. Directed by Ralph Smart. Stars Robert Morley, Margaret Rutherford, Kay Kendall & Michael Medwin. A stage director clashes with the author of a play being done by a little theatre group.
Tue 26 Mar 19 10:00 The Bargee 1964. Comedy. Directed by Duncan Wood. Stars Harry H. Corbett, Hugh Griffith & Ronnie Barker. The film charts the course of love of a Casanova who lives and works on the canals, breaking hearts. (Subtitles Available)
Tue 26 Mar 19 12:10 Laughter in Paradise 1951. Comedy. Director: Mario Zampi. Stars Alastair Sim, George Cole, Fay Compton & Guy Middleton. When a playful millionaire dies, his loved ones must complete assignments to claim his fortune.
Tue 26 Mar 19 14:00 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre Flat Two. 1961. Directed by Alan Cooke. Stars John Le Mesurier, Jack Watling & Barry Keegan. Two men visit the apartment of a rich gambler – Each with a strong motive for murder!
Tue 26 Mar 19 15:10 Crystal Palace Astounding amateur footage on the 1936 great fire of Crystal Palace, shot both during the fire and the day after.
Tue 26 Mar 19 15:15 Spellbound 1945. Drama. Directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Stars Ingrid Bergman, Gregory Peck & Michael Chekhov. A psychiatrist protects the identity of an amnesia patient accused of murder. (Subtitles Available)
Tue 26 Mar 19 17:30 Robin's Nest Oh Happy Day. Stars: Richard O'Sullivan, Tessa Wyatt & Tony Britton. A quiet wedding for two is planned, her father however, has other plans! (S1, EP7)
Tue 26 Mar 19 18:00 Crooks Anonymous 1962. Comedy. Directed by Ken Annakin. Stars Leslie Phillips, Stanley Baxter & Wilfrid Hyde-White. Petty thief, Dandy Forsdyke, joins an unofficial organisation for reforming criminals.
Tue 26 Mar 19 19:45 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.
Tue 26 Mar 19 21:00 Callan That'll be The Day. Stars: Edward Woodward, Russell Hunter & Patrick Mower. With Callan captured by the Russians and facing interrogation, Hunter must decide whether it's worth making a trade for him
Tue 26 Mar 19 22:00 Fragment Of Fear 1970. Drama. Director: Richard C. Sarafian. Stars: David Hemmings, Gayle Hunnicutt and Wilfrid Hyde-White. Tim Brett is holidaying in Italy with his aunt. When she is murdered, he tries to investigate
Tue 26 Mar 19 00:00 Conrack 1974. Drama. Directed by Martin Ritt. Starring Jon Voight, Paul Winfield and Madge Sinclair. A teacher introduces full education to a class of illiterate black students against the authorities' wishes
Tue 26 Mar 19 02:05 The Sound Barrier 1952. War. Directed by David Lean. Stars Ralph Richardson, Nigel Patrick. An aircraft manufacturer whose passion for making the ultimate supersonic jet, suffers great personal tragedy in his quest. (Subtitles Available)
Tue 26 Mar 19 04:25 Devil Girl From Mars 1954. Sci-Fi. Directed by David MacDonald. Stars Patricia Laffan, Hugh McDermott & Hazel Court. A female alien, accompanied by a menacing robot, comes to Earth to collect Earth's men as breeding stock (Subtitles Available)
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Wed 27 Mar 19 06:00 Beautiful But Dangerous 1954. Drama. Rich heiress, Corby Lane (Jean Simmons), returns to a small town to repay the townsfolk for saving her life when she was a child. Starring Robert Mitchum.
Wed 27 Mar 19 07:45 Johnny Ringo Four Came Quietly. Directed by Aaron Spelling. When Billy Boy Jethro forces his attentions upon Laura, Ringo throws him in jail. A waitress who takes a shine to Boy attempts to assist him. (S1, E17)
Wed 27 Mar 19 08:15 Blind Date 1959. Thriller. Directed by Joseph Losey. Starring Hardy Krüger & Micheline Presle. The mistress of a struggling artist is killed and inspector Morgan (Stanley Baker) investigates a complex case. (Subtitles Available)
Wed 27 Mar 19 10:05 Moulin Rouge 1952. Drama. Director: John Huston. Stars Jose Ferrer & Zsa Zsa Gabor. The story is that of the crippled artist who forgets his worries by drinking and mingling at the Moulin Rouge nightclub in Paris.
Wed 27 Mar 19 12:25 Those People Next Door 1953. Drama. Directed by John Harlow and starring Jack Warner, Charles Victor, Jimmy James & Anthony Newley. A young man's titled parents object to his working-class fiancé.
Wed 27 Mar 19 14:00 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre The Shareout. 1961. Directed by Gerard Glaister. Stars Bernard Lee, Alexander Knox & William Russell. Mike Stafford helps Scotland Yard smash a case that has already caused three deaths.
Wed 27 Mar 19 15:10 London in the 1960s – Glimpses Fantastic snapshot documentary on 1960s London, where everyone's trying the new game 'Bingo', trips to the races, a look at the Dockers, office workers and the buzzing Fleet Street.
Wed 27 Mar 19 15:25 The Man Between 1953. Drama. Director: Carol Reed. Stars: James Mason, Claire Bloom & Hildegard Knef. After World War 2, Susanne Mallison travels to visit her older brother in Berlin.
Wed 27 Mar 19 17:25 Glimpses: When Motorways Were Fun Early footage of the M1.
Wed 27 Mar 19 17:30 Robin's Nest As Long as He Needs Me. Stars: Richard O'Sullivan, Tessa Wyatt & Tony Britton. Victoria's father puts his back out at the restaurant and is taken home by her and Robin. (S2, E01)
Wed 27 Mar 19 18:00 Malta Story 1953. War. Director: Brian Desmond Hurst. Stars Alec Guinness, Jack Hawkins, Muriel Pavlow, Anthony Steel & Flora Robson. British RAF face invasion on the strategic island of Malta during WW2.
Wed 27 Mar 19 20:05 Talking Pictures with Sally Geeson Sally Geeson was perfect for the role of the innocent girl-next-door in TV sitcoms such as Bless This House, in films and on the stage. Here she talks to us exclusively about her career.
Wed 27 Mar 19 21:00 A Family At War Under New Management. 1971. Directed by Gerry Mill. Stars Colin Douglas, Barbara Flynn & Coral Atkins. The iconic seventies drama series continues with the third and final series. (S3, E15)
Wed 27 Mar 19 22:00 Spearhead Have a Happy Day. 1981. Directed by James Ormerod. Stafford Gordon & Roy Holder star in this gripping drama series about life in the British Army. (S3, E02)
Wed 27 Mar 19 23:00 Silver Dream Racer 1980. Drama. Director: David Wickes. Stars David Essex, Beau Bridges, Harry H Corbett & Diane Keen. A motorcycle enthusiast inherits the prototype for an incredibly fast bike, designed by his brother.
Wed 27 Mar 19 01:10 The Comeback Kid 1980. Comedy. Directed by Peter Levin. Stars John Ritter, Susan Dey, Patrick Swayze & Doug McKeon. A down and out minor league ballplayer finds a zest for life coaching a group of underprivileged kids
Wed 27 Mar 19 03:15 I'll Be Seeing You 1944. Drama. Directed by William Dieterle. Stars Ginger Rogers, Joseph Cotten & Shirley Temple. Zachary & Mary meet on a train and despite their mutual attraction, they are both shouldering secrets.
Wed 27 Mar 19 05:00 Dick Powell Theatre John J Diggs. Dick Powell served as host to this hugely popular 60s series with a glittering cast of guest stars. Starring Rhonda Fleming. (S1, E2)
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Thu 28 Mar 19 06:00 She Knows Y'Know 1962. Comedy. Director: Montgomery Tully. Stars Hylda Baker, Cyril Smith, Joan Sanderson & Alfred Burke. A young girl's sudden pregnancy unfolds dramas between two families.
Thu 28 Mar 19 07:30 Johnny Ringo The Liars. Directed by Aaron Spelling. Ringo poses as a killer in order to learn which of the four gang members waiting to be hanged was really innocent of killing two bank tellers. (S1, E18)
Thu 28 Mar 19 08:00 Once A Sinner 1950. Drama. A lowly bank clerk marries a good time girl but she two-times him for her old crooked boyfriend (Sydney Tafler). Starring Jack Watling, Pat Kirkwood and Thora Hird. (Subtitles Available)
Thu 28 Mar 19 09:40 I'll Be Seeing You 1944. Drama. Directed by William Dieterle. Stars Ginger Rogers, Joseph Cotten & Shirley Temple. Zachary & Mary meet on a train and despite their mutual attraction, they are both shouldering secrets.
Thu 28 Mar 19 11:25 Penny Serenade 1941. Drama. Director: George Stevens. Stars Irene Dunne, Cary Grant, Beulah Bondi & Edgar Buchanan. A couple's big dreams give way to a life full of unexpected sadness and unexpected joy. (Subtitles Available)
Thu 28 Mar 19 13:45 Against the Tide 1965. Directed by Robert Tronson. Stars John Collin, Michael Brennan, Ewen Solon & Jean Aubrey. A portrayal of The Royal Life Boats based in Teesmouth and an example of when they are really needed.
Thu 28 Mar 19 14:00 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre Number Six. 1962. Directed by Robert Tronson. Stars Ivan Desny, Nadja Regin & Joyce Blair. Charles Valentine discovers that he is being followed by a secret agent from Scotland Yard.
Thu 28 Mar 19 15:10 Car Crazy 1950s comedy short Starring Eddie Atienza, Pamela Barrie, Tom Clegg and Commentary by Lionel Murton. How not to drive a car in 1950s England. Great shots of high streets and other vehicles.
Thu 28 Mar 19 15:25 Convoy (1940) 1940. Drama. Directed by Pen Tennyson. Stars Clive Brook, John Clements & Edward Chapman. A tale of the highs and lows of life protecting the vital convoys between America & England during WWII.
Thu 28 Mar 19 17:15 London in the 1960s – Glimpses Fantastic snapshot documentary on 1960s London, where everyone's trying the new game 'Bingo', trips to the races, a look at the Dockers, office workers and the buzzing Fleet Street.
Thu 28 Mar 19 17:30 Robin's Nest The Seven Pound Fiddle. Stars: Richard O'Sullivan, Tessa Wyatt & Tony Britton. Burke returns to the bistro after finding a poster and talk of being sued leads to a desperate search. (S2, E02)
Thu 28 Mar 19 18:00 Sleeping Tiger 1954. Drama. Directed by Joseph Losey. Stars Dirk Bogarde, Alexis Smith & Alexander Knox. After a convict breaks in a psychotherapist's home, he agrees to rehabilitation but there's a hidden twist.
Thu 28 Mar 19 19:45 Freedom To Die 1961. Directed by Francis Searle Stars Bruce Seton, Felicity Young, Kay Callard & Paul Maxwell. Neat Crime drama of a hidden underworld where crime really doesn't pay.
Thu 28 Mar 19 21:00 Callan Call Me Sir. Stars: Edward Woodward, Russell Hunter & Patrick Mower. Upon Callan's return, dire circumstances force him to accept a new position within the section.
Thu 28 Mar 19 22:00 No Love For Johnnie 1961. Drama. Director: Ralph Thomas. Stars Peter Finch, Mary Peach, Stanley Holloway, Donald Pleasence & Billie Whitelaw. A British MP faces the choice of his career or the woman he loves.
Thu 28 Mar 19 00:10 House on Haunted Hill 1959. Horror. Directed by William Castle. Starring Vincent Price & Carol Ohmart. A millionaire invites five people to a 'haunted house' party, and whoever makes it through the night earns $10,000.
Thu 28 Mar 19 01:45 Bell Bottom George 1944. Drama. Directed by Marcel Varnel. Starring George Formby, Anne Firth & Reginald Purdell. Rejected by the military 3 times, a hapless waiter gets a job on a ship but is mistaken for a real sailor
Thu 28 Mar 19 03:45 The Devil & Daniel Webster 1941. Drama. Starring James Craig as Jabez Stone. As a down-on-his-luck New England farmer, Stone makes a deal with the Devil to give up his soul for seven years of prosperity and good luck.
Thu 28 Mar 19 05:45 London in the 1960s – Glimpses Fantastic snapshot documentary on 1960s London, where everyone's trying the new game 'Bingo', trips to the races, a look at the Dockers, office workers and the buzzing Fleet Street.
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Fri 29 Mar 19 06:00 The Iron Maiden 1962. Comedy. Directed by Gerald Thomas. Starring Michael Craig & Joan Sims. An aircraft designer with a passion for traction engines, designs a new supersonic jet plane to sell to America.
Fri 29 Mar 19 08:00 Johnny Ringo Mrs. Ringo. Directed by Aaron Spelling. Starring Don Durant and Mark Goddard. A woman arrives in Velardi claiming to be Ringo's wife and has a marriage certificate to back up her story. (S1, E19)
Fri 29 Mar 19 08:30 Night Of The Prowler 1962. Crime Drama. Directed by Francis Searle. When the director of a successful racing company is shot dead, the other directors wonder who is next. Starring Bill Nagy & Patrick Holt. (Subtitles Available)
Fri 29 Mar 19 09:45 Greed of William Hart 1948. Horror. Directed by Oswald Mitchell and screenplay by John Gilling. Set in Edinburgh in the 1800s and starring Tod Slaughter as William Hart the infamous body broker.
Fri 29 Mar 19 11:20 Duel in the Sun 1946. Western. Directed by King Vidor and starring Gregory Peck, Jennifer Jones and Joseph Cotten. When her father is hanged, the beautiful Pearl Chavez goes to live with distant relatives in Texas.
Fri 29 Mar 19 14:00 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre Time to Remember. 1962. Directed by Charles Jarrott. Stars Yvonne Monlaur & Ernest Clark. Jack Burgess, a small-time estate agent, learns more about a deal from a mysterious caller.
Fri 29 Mar 19 15:10 The Telephone at Work
Fri 29 Mar 19 15:25 The Lure of the Wilderness 1952. Adventure. Director: Jean Negulesco. Stars: Jean Peters, Jeffrey Hunter & Constance Smith. In a Georgia swamp, a hunter stumbles across a wanted fugitive and his daughter
Fri 29 Mar 19 17:15 Car Crazy 1950s comedy short Starring Eddie Atienza, Pamela Barrie, Tom Clegg and Commentary by Lionel Murton. How not to drive a car in 1950s England. Great shots of high streets and other vehicles.
Fri 29 Mar 19 17:30 Robin's Nest Ups & Downs. Stars: Richard O'Sullivan, Tessa Wyatt & Tony Britton. Robin searches for the trapdoor to a cellar he's found, Vicky buys a new dress when her father gets tickets for a show (S2, E03)
Fri 29 Mar 19 18:00 Crystal Palace Astounding amateur footage on the 1936 great fire of Crystal Palace, shot both during the fire and the day after.
Fri 29 Mar 19 18:05 Meet Mr Lucifer 1954. Comedy. Director: Anthony Pelissier. Starring Stanley Holloway, Peggy Cummins & Jack Watling. A television given as a retirement present is sold on to different houses, causing misery each time
Fri 29 Mar 19 19:45 Witness In The Dark 1959. Drama. A burglar murders an old woman but a blind girl 'witnesses' the robber as he flees. Stars Patricia Dainton, Conrad Phillips, Nigel Green & Richard O'Sullivan
Fri 29 Mar 19 21:00 Callan First Refusal. Stars: Edward Woodward, Russell Hunter & Patrick Mower. Callan suspects a leak in London when a third-party broker offers to sell the names of British agents to Eastern Europe
Fri 29 Mar 19 22:00 Prizzi's Honour 1985. Drama. Directed by John Huston. Stars Jack Nicholson, William Hickey, Anjelica Huston & Kathleen Turner. Life in the Prizzi family is good as long as you honour the wishes of the Godfather.
Fri 29 Mar 19 00:35 Whirlpool 1959. Drama. Director: Lewis Allen. Stars Juliette Greco, Muriel Pavlow & Marius Goring. On the run from her murderous wartime partner in crime, Hermann, Lora hides on a small cargo boat.
Fri 29 Mar 19 02:25 Fear And Desire 1953. War. Director: Stanley Kubrick. Stars Frank Silvera, Kenneth Harp & Paul Mazursky. Four soldiers trapped behind enemy lines must confront their fears and desires. (Subtitles Available)
Fri 29 Mar 19 03:40 The Magnet 1950. Comedy. Directed by Charles Frend. Stars Stephen Murray, Kay Walsh, James Fox and Thora Hird. A boy steals a powerful magnet from a younger boy, which gets him into all sorts of trouble. (Subtitles Available)
Fri 29 Mar 19 05:20 Today and Everyday 1948. Factual. Directed by Cecil H Williamson, produced by E J Fancey and narrated by Frank Phillips. A rare short informative film with some superb vintage footage of locomotives.
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Sat 30 Mar 19 06:00 Down Among The Z Men 1952. Comedy directed by Maclean Rogers and starring Michael Bentine, Harry Secombe, Spike Milligan and Peter Sellers. Prof. Pureheart loses a secret formula in the grocery shop.
Sat 30 Mar 19 07:25 Buffalo Bill 1944. Western. Director: William A Wellman. Stars Joel McCrea, Maureen O'Hara, Anthony Quinn & Linda Darnell. The story of William 'Buffalo Bill' Cody, legendary westerner.
Sat 30 Mar 19 09:15 Devil Girl From Mars 1954. Sci-Fi. Directed by David MacDonald. Stars Patricia Laffan, Hugh McDermott & Hazel Court. A female alien, accompanied by a menacing robot, comes to Earth to collect Earth's men as breeding stock (Subtitles Available)
Sat 30 Mar 19 10:50 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
Sat 30 Mar 19 11:05 The Brigand of Kandahar 1965. Adventure. Director by John Gilling. Stars Ronald Lewis, Oliver Reed & Duncan Lamont. The British army must fight off the rampaging locals in 1850's India.
Sat 30 Mar 19 12:45 Passport To Pimlico 1949. Comedy. Director: Henry Cornelius. Stars Stanley Holloway, Irene Handl & Margaret Rutherford. London residents declare independence, causing them to need a new 'Passport to Pimlico' (Subtitles Available)
Sat 30 Mar 19 14:30 Report On Litter Early, possibly 1950s. Public Information Film on the rising concern of litter at Wembley Stadium and in our parks and gardens. Take your litter home with you!
Sat 30 Mar 19 14:35 The Sound Barrier 1952. War. Directed by David Lean. Stars Ralph Richardson, Nigel Patrick. An aircraft manufacturer whose passion for making the ultimate supersonic jet, suffers great personal tragedy in his quest. (Subtitles Available)
Sat 30 Mar 19 16:55 The Man Upstairs 1958. Drama. Directed by Don Chaffey. Starring Bernard Lee & Richard Attenborough. After accidentally killing his fiancée's brother, Peter Watson tries to escape his guilt and changes his name.
Sat 30 Mar 19 18:40 Heavens Above! 1963. Comedy. Directed by John & Roy Boulting. Stars Peter Sellers, Ian Carmichael, Cecil Parker & Eric Sykes. Due to mistaken identity, a minister is accidently appointed to a snobbish parish.
Sat 30 Mar 19 21:00 West 11 1963. Drama. Directed by Michael Winner. Starring Alfred Lynch, Eric Portman & Kathleen Harrison. A down on his luck Joe Beckett is recruited into crime by Richard Dyce.
Sat 30 Mar 19 22:50 Jack The Ripper Part 2 of 2. 1988. Drama. Stars Michael Caine, Armand Assante & Ray McAnally. The killer is nicknamed 'Jack the Ripper' after a letter is forwarded to Scotland Yard.
Sat 30 Mar 19 00:50 100 Rifles 1969. War. Director: Tom Gries. Stars Raquel Welch, Burt Reynolds, Fernando Lamas & Jim Brown. In 1912 Sonora, Mexico, revolutionary, Yaqui Joe, arms his people but finds himself hunted by a US lawman
Sat 30 Mar 19 03:00 The Monkey's Paw 1948. Horror. A curio dealer sells a monkey's paw that can grant the possessor three wishes but warns that disaster will follow. Starring Michael Martin-Harvey, Sydney Tafler & Alfie Bass.
Sat 30 Mar 19 04:15 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
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Sun 31 Mar 19 06:00 Thunderstorm 1956. Drama. Director: John Guillermin. Stars Linda Christian, Carlos Thompson & Charles Korvin. Controversy stirs in a village when a Lady is rescued at sea and the men begin vying for her affections
Sun 31 Mar 19 07:45 Dog Gone Kitten Early 1940s cartoon where 'dog' wants to find out how to win friends and influence cats and gets a few more kittens than he bargained for!
Sun 31 Mar 19 07:55 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.
Sun 31 Mar 19 09:25 Freedom Radio 1940. War. Director: Anthony Asquith. Stars Clive Brook, Diana Wynyard & Raymond Huntley. A German doctor, disillusioned with Nazi propaganda, creates a secret radio-feed condemning the movement.
Sun 31 Mar 19 11:15 Our Girl Friday 1953. Comedy. Director, Noel Langley. Stars Joan Collins, George Cole, Kenneth More, Hattie Jacques & Walter Fitzgerald. A British cast lead this story about a shipwrecked group on a tropical island. (Subtitles Available)
Sun 31 Mar 19 12:45 Brothers in Law 1957. Comedy. Directed by Roy Boulting. Stars Richard Attenborough, Ian Carmichael & Terry-Thomas. A newly-qualified barrister is thrown in the deep-end with a hot-tempered judge and a tricky case.
Sun 31 Mar 19 14:40 Hell in the Pacific 1968. Adventure. Directed by John Boorman and starring Lee Marvin and Toshiro Mifune. During World War II, an American pilot and a Japanese navy captain are deserted on an island in the Pacific Ocean
Sun 31 Mar 19 16:45 Hobson's Choice 1954. Drama. Director: David Lean. Stars: Charles Laughton, John Mills & Brenda de Banzie. Henry Hobson's three daughters want to marry, but he refuses as traditions require him to pay out settlements (Subtitles Available)
Sun 31 Mar 19 18:55 London in the 1960s – Glimpses Fantastic snapshot documentary on 1960s London, where everyone's trying the new game 'Bingo', trips to the races, a look at the Dockers, office workers and the buzzing Fleet Street.
Sun 31 Mar 19 19:10 Sparrows Can't Sing 1963. Comedy. Directed by Joan Littlewood. Stars James Booth, Barbara Windsor & Roy Kinnear. Charlie returns to the East End after two years at sea to find his house demolished and wife Maggie gone. (Subtitles Available)
Sun 31 Mar 19 21:00 Armchair Theatre Competition. 1971. Starring: John Thaw, Michael Jayston & Anne Carroll. A young boy wants to impress his father with his entry to a poetry competition
Sun 31 Mar 19 22:00 The Birthday Party 1968. Drama. Directed by William Friedkin. Stars Robert Shaw, Patrick Magee, Dandy Nichols & Sydney Tafler. The down-at-heel lodger in a seaside boarding house is menaced by two mysterious strangers.
Sun 31 Mar 19 00:30 Three Came Home 1950. True story of a woman imprisoned in several Japanese war camps. She struggles to protect her young son. Stars Claudette Colbert.
Sun 31 Mar 19 02:35 The Hitch-Hiker 1953. Thriller. Director: Ida Lupino. Stars Edmond O'Brien, Frank Lovejoy & William Talman. Ray & Gilbert's fishing trip takes a turn when they pick up a hitch-hiker who turns out to be on the run. (Subtitles Available)
Sun 31 Mar 19 04:05 Sleeping Tiger 1954. Drama. Directed by Joseph Losey. Stars Dirk Bogarde, Alexis Smith & Alexander Knox. After a convict breaks in a psychotherapist's home, he agrees to rehabilitation but there's a hidden twist.
Sun 31 Mar 19 05:55 1930s by the Sea – Glimpses Memories of a traditional seaside holiday in 1930s England. Features Hastings and st Leonards on sea