Talking Pictures TV Programme Schedule

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TPTV Schedule February 18th – 24th 2019

DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Mon 18 Feb 19 6:00 The Sandwich Man 1966. Comedy. Director: Robert Hartford-Davis. Stars Michael Bentine, Harry H Corbett & Norman Wisdom. A man with a sandwich-board goes around London meeting people from all walks of life.
Mon 18 Feb 19 8:00 Black Saddle 1959. Mr. Simpson. Stars Peter Breck. After his brothers are killed, a gunfighter decides to hang up his guns and uphold the law by becoming a lawyer.
Mon 18 Feb 19 8:30 Love In Pawn 1953. Comedy. Penniless couple Roger (Bernard Braden) and Jean (Barbara Kelly) will get £10,000 if Roger can live a sober and profitable life. Starring Reg Dixon and John Laurie.
Mon 18 Feb 19 10:05 Living With a Dog Made in 1977 starring Jack Hargreaves and directed by Euan Hornett. Jack looks into what the characteristics and behaviour of domestic dogs, their breeds and which ones make good family members.
Mon 18 Feb 19 10:30 Time Lock 1957. Adventure. Director: Gerald Thomas. Stars Robert Beatty, Betty McDowall & Vincent Winter. It’s a race against time to save six-year old, Stephen, after he locks himself in a time locked vault.
Mon 18 Feb 19 12:00 London’s Nine Elms Locomotive Shed in 1960 – 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 18 Feb 19 12:05 Street Corner 1953. Drama. Directed by Muriel Box. Stars Peggy Cummins, Anne Crawford, Rosamund John & Terence Morgan. A pseudo-docu-drama with an emphasis on the daily work and routine of female police.
Mon 18 Feb 19 14:00 Scotland Yard 1959. The Ghost Train Murder. Directed by Geoffrey Muller. Starring Russell Napier, Gorgon Needham and Mary Laura Wood. A Hungarian girl is found murdered; stabbed by knitting needles. (S1, E31)
Mon 18 Feb 19 14:40 Twice ‘Round the Daffodils 1962. Drama. Directed by Gerald Thomas. Stars Juliet Mills, Donald Houston, Donald Sinden & Kenneth Williams. Male patients at a TB sanatorium must walk twice around the daffodils to be able to leave. (Subtitles Available)
Mon 18 Feb 19 16:30 The Rogues Bow To A Master. 1965. Gig Young, David Niven and Charles Boyer are The Rogues, members of two related families of international forgers and conmen.
Mon 18 Feb 19 17:30 For the Love of Ada Birth. Stars: Wilfred Pickles, Irene Handl & Jack Smethurst. Ada is about to become a grandmother but when Ruth’s baby arrives, Leslie is at first nowhere to be found. (S4, E03)
Mon 18 Feb 19 18:00 Unearthly Stranger 1963. Sci-Fi Horror. Directed by John Krish. Stars John Neville, Phillip Stone, Gabriella Licudi & Warren Mitchell. A government scientist quickly marries a mysterious woman who he knows little about. (Subtitles Available)
Mon 18 Feb 19 19:35 Musical Miniatures – Glimpses 1946. Musical Miniatures. Variety show featuring big band performances from the orchestras of Al Donahue and Johnny Long
Mon 18 Feb 19 19:45 Dick Barton: Special Agent 1979. Writer: Clive Exton. Dick’s Aunt (Stella Kemball) tells him that her house has vanished. Richard Marley reveals that Harold Jenkins (Peter Godfrey) has perfected his ultimate weapon. (S1, E21)
Mon 18 Feb 19 20:00 Gideon’s Way The Prowler. Stars John Gregson Alexander Davion and Daphne Anderson. A young man with a domineering mother snaps after the suicide of his fiancee
Mon 18 Feb 19 21:00 The Hireling 1973. Drama. Director: Alan Bridges. Stars: Robert Shaw, Sarah Miles and Peter Egan. A young woman suffering from depression, over the loss of her husband, develops a relationship with her chauffeur (Subtitles Available)
Mon 18 Feb 19 23:10 The Intelligence Men 1965. Comedy. Director: Robert Asher. Stars Eric Morecambe, Ernie Wise, William Franklyn & April Olrich. A humble coffee shop manager is forced into the world of spies in swinging London.
Mon 18 Feb 19 1:10 Nine Men 1943. War. Director: Harry Watt. Stars Gordon Jackson, Jack Lambert & Frederick Piper. British soldiers are attacked when travelling across the desolate wastes of WW2 Libya in this Ealing Studios film
Mon 18 Feb 19 2:30 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
Mon 18 Feb 19 4:45 Last Curtain 1937. An insurance investigator tracks a series of robberies to a gang who are hiding the stolen jewels in the produce of a bakery. First film from Joss Ambler, filmed at Pinewood.
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Tue 19 Feb 19 6:00 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)
Tue 19 Feb 19 7:15 Black Saddle 1959. Means To An End. Stars Peter Breck. After his brothers are killed, a gunfighter decides to hang up his guns and uphold the law by becoming a lawyer
Tue 19 Feb 19 7:45 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
Tue 19 Feb 19 8:25 Every Day’s A Holiday 1964. Musical starring John Leyton, Mike Sarne, Freddie & the Dreamers, Ron Moody, Liz Fraser, Nicholas Parsons and Danny La Rue. A group of high-spirited teens find friendship, love & music.
Tue 19 Feb 19 10:20 Casbah 1948. Musical. John Berry. Stars Yvonne De Carlo, Tony Martin & Peter Lorre. Pepe Le Moko leads a gang of jewel thieves in the Casbah of Algiers, where he has exiled himself to escape imprisonment.
Tue 19 Feb 19 12:00 Call Me Mister 1951. Musical. Director: Lloyd Bacon. Stars Betty Grable, Danny Thomas, Richard Boone & Dan Dailey. Former stage star, Shep, awaits discharge in post-war Tokyo when he meets his estranged love, Kay.
Tue 19 Feb 19 14:00 Scotland Yard 1960. The Dover Road Mystery. Directed by Gerard Bryant. Starring Geoffrey Keen, Edward Cast and Leonard Sachs. A stolen car used in a bank robbery proves too fast for the squad car. (S1, E32)
Tue 19 Feb 19 14:35 Lost Hours 1952. Crime drama filmed at Denham Studios. Starring Mark Stevens, Jean Kent, John Bentley and Thora Hird. An American test pilot is framed for killing a wartime comrade.
Tue 19 Feb 19 16:05 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.
Tue 19 Feb 19 16:30 The Rogues Run For The Money. 1965. Gig Young, David Niven and Charles Boyer are The Rogues, members of two related families of international forgers and conmen.
Tue 19 Feb 19 17:30 For the Love of Ada The Admirer. Stars: Wilfred Pickles, Irene Handl & Jack. A gentleman admirer starts flirting with Ada and she is flattered but what does Walter think to all this. (S4, E04)
Tue 19 Feb 19 18:00 Blind Spot 1958. Crime Drama directed by Peter Maxwell. Starring Robert Mackenzie, Michael Caine and Delphi Lawrence. US Officer Adams, blinded during the war, is framed on a diamond-smuggling rap.
Tue 19 Feb 19 19:30 Fitness Wins the Game – Glimpses Made in 1940 and directed by Donald Carter. An educational short, see Arsenal play Tottenham at Highbury, learn the art of cycling, cricket, running clubs and male fitness clubs.
Tue 19 Feb 19 19:45 Dick Barton: Special Agent 1979. Writer: Clive Exton. Dick’s Aunt (Stella Kemball) tells him that her house has vanished. Richard Marley reveals that Harold Jenkins (Peter Godfrey) has perfected his ultimate weapon. (S1, E22)
Tue 19 Feb 19 20:00 Gideon’s Way The Thin Red Line. Stars John Gregson Alexander Davion and Daphne Anderson. The Balaclava Silver which is the regimental silver crockery of a proud Scottish regiment is gradually being stolen
Tue 19 Feb 19 21:00 Age Of Consent 1969. Drama. Directed by Michael Powell. Stars James Mason, Helen Mirren, Jack MacGowran & Neva Carr-Glynn. An elderly artist rediscovers his muse in the form of a young girl.
Tue 19 Feb 19 23:10 Black Widow 1954. Mystery. Directed by Nunnally Johnson. Starring Ginger Rogers, Van Heflin and Gene Tierney. A young writer is found dead in a Broadway producer’s apartment. But who is the real culprit?
Tue 19 Feb 19 1:10 Before Winter Comes 1969. Drama. Director: J. Lee Thompson. Stars: David Niven, Topol, Anna Karina and John Hurt. After World War II, in a camp for the displaced, an interpreter mediates between the British and Soviets.
Tue 19 Feb 19 3:15 Floodtide (1949) 1949. Drama. Directed by Frederick Wilson. Starring Gordon Jackson, Rona Anderson, John Laurie and Elizabeth Sellars. David becomes a ship designer and falls in love with his boss’s daughter.
Tue 19 Feb 19 5:05 Shoulder Arms 1918. Comedy. Directed by Charles Chaplin. Stars Charles Chaplin, Edna Purviance & Syd Chaplin. Charlie is a boot camp private, with a dream of being a hero, who goes on a daring mission.
Tue 19 Feb 19 5:55 London’s Nine Elms Locomotive Shed in 1960 – Glimpses 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.
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Wed 20 Feb 19 6:00 Train of Events 1949. Drama. Directed by Sidney Cole, Charles Crichton and Basil Dearden. Starring Jack Warner, Susan Shaw and Gladys Henson. A train disaster is told as four short stories
Wed 20 Feb 19 7:50 Black Saddle 1959. The Indian Tree. 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.
Wed 20 Feb 19 8:20 The Big Trail 1930. Western. Director: Raoul Walsh. Stars John Wayne, Marguerite Churchill & Tyrone Power Sr. Breck Coleman agrees to lead & protect pioneers trying to make their way on the treacherous Oregon Trail
Wed 20 Feb 19 10:45 Nine Men 1943. War. Director: Harry Watt. Stars Gordon Jackson, Jack Lambert & Frederick Piper. British soldiers are attacked when travelling across the desolate wastes of WW2 Libya in this Ealing Studios film
Wed 20 Feb 19 12:10 The Woman In Question 1950. Mystery. Directed by Anthony Asquith. Starring Dirk Bogarde and Jean Kent. Police interview the five principle suspects in the murder of Astra (Jean Kent), an enigmatic fortune teller.
Wed 20 Feb 19 14:00 Scotland Yard 1960. The Last Train. Directed by Geoffrey Muller. Starring Russell Napier, Norman Johns and Lisa Daniely. Duggan investigates a murder in the London Underground. (S1, E33)
Wed 20 Feb 19 14:35 All For Mary 1955. Comedy. Director: Wendy Toye. Stars Nigel Patrick, Kathleen Harrison & David Tomlinson. In an Alpine resort, an officer & upper-class Humpy Miller set their sights on the landlord’s daughter.
Wed 20 Feb 19 16:15 Sheffield Anglers in the 1960s – Glimpses Charming documentary made in the 1960s following the exodus of 100s of men every Sunday from Sheffield to Lincolnshire, Kirkstead for the weekly fishing competition.
Wed 20 Feb 19 16:30 The Rogues The Laughing Lady Of Luxor. 1965. Gig Young, David Niven and Charles Boyer are The Rogues, members of two related families of international forgers and conmen.
Wed 20 Feb 19 17:30 For the Love of Ada Insomnia. Stars: Wilfred Pickles, Irene Handl & Jack Smethurst. Join Ada, Walter, Ruth and Leslie on this penultimate episode of the season (S4,E05)
Wed 20 Feb 19 18:00 Rogue’s Yarn 1956. Crime drama directed by Vernon Sewell. A husband plots to kill his rich wife. Does he have the perfect alibi? Starring Derek Bond and Hugh Latimer. (Subtitles Available)
Wed 20 Feb 19 19:35 One a Minute Starring Gordon Freeman and made in the 1940s by Butchers Film Services, this previously lost short looks at Gordons ‘wonderful’ inventions…
Wed 20 Feb 19 19:45 Dick Barton: Special Agent 1979. Writer: Clive Exton. Dick’s Aunt (Stella Kemball) tells him that her house has vanished. Richard Marley reveals that Harold Jenkins (Peter Godfrey) has perfected his ultimate weapon. (S1, E23)
Wed 20 Feb 19 20:00 Gideon’s Way A Perfect Crime. Stars John Gregson Alexander Davion and Daphne Anderson. A stockbroker and safe-cracker join forces to pull jobs in wealthy homes.
Wed 20 Feb 19 21:00 A Family At War The Fundamental Things Apply. 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, E10)
Wed 20 Feb 19 22:00 Spearhead Pressures. 1979. Directed by James Ormerod. Stafford Gordon, Roy Holder & Robin Davies star in this gripping drama series about life in the British Army. (S2, E03)
Wed 20 Feb 19 23:00 The Reckoning 1970. Drama. Directed by Jack Gold. Stars Nicol Williamson, Ann Bell, Rachel Roberts & Douglas Wilmer. A ruthless business executive returns to his Liverpudlian roots to investigate his father’s death
Wed 20 Feb 19 1:10 Hot Target 1985. Drama. An American wife is seduced by a fellow American, but does she have another motive? Starring Simone Griffeth and Bryan Marshall.
Wed 20 Feb 19 3:00 Viva Zapata 1952. Drama. Directed by Elia Kazan. Starring Marlon Brando, Jean Peters, Anthony Quinn. The story of Emiliano Zapata, who led a rebellion against oppressive dictator Porfirio Diaz.
Wed 20 Feb 19 5:15 Big Ben Calling 1935. Musical about a cafe proprietress, a radio salesman and a composer who set up a pirate radio station. Starring Leslie French, Hughie Green & Mary Lawson.
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Thu 21 Feb 19 6:00 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! (Subtitles Available)
Thu 21 Feb 19 7:45 Black Saddle 1959. The Apprentice. 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.
Thu 21 Feb 19 8:15 The Girl Who Couldn’t Quite 1949. Comedy. Directed by Norman Lee. Stars Bill Owen, Elizabeth Henson & Betty Stockfeld. Ruth hasn’t smiled since she was a little girl but with the friendship of a tramp she smiles again. (Subtitles Available)
Thu 21 Feb 19 9:50 Robbery Under Arms 1957. Action. Directed by Jack Lee and starring Peter Finch, Ronald Lewis and Maureen Swanson. Two brothers join their father in Captain Starlight’s (Finch) bushranger gang in 19th century Australia.
Thu 21 Feb 19 11:50 Sister Kenny 1946. Drama. Based on a true story. The struggle of a young nurse who discovers an effective treatment for Polio- but can’t get official recognition. Starring Rosalind Russell and Alexander Knox.
Thu 21 Feb 19 14:00 Scotland Yard 1960. Evidence in Concrete. Directed by Gordon Hales. Starring Russell Napier, Howard Pays and Peter Welch. A young girl’s body found near a busy motorway tells of something sinister. (S1, E34)
Thu 21 Feb 19 14:35 Boys in Brown 1949. Drama. Directed by Montgomery Tully. Stars Richard Attenborough, Jack Warner & Dirk Bogarde. The governor of a borstal institution tries to reform a group of juvenile delinquents.
Thu 21 Feb 19 16:20 A Ramble Around London – Glimpses Insightful film of 1930s London. The docks, the cars, a barge on the Thames, big ships docking, Tower Bridge and ending up inside Westminster Abbey.
Thu 21 Feb 19 16:30 The Rogues The Bartered MacBride. 1965. Gig Young, David Niven and Charles Boyer are The Rogues, members of two related families of international forgers and conmen.
Thu 21 Feb 19 17:30 For the Love of Ada The Christening. Stars: Wilfred Pickles, Irene Handl & Jack Smethurst. It is baby Anthony’s christening day. All the family converge on St Nicholas Church in Pyrford to celebrate the event. (S4, E06)
Thu 21 Feb 19 18:00 Recoil 1953. Directed by John Gilling. Filmed at Alliance Studios, Twickenham. Stars Elizabeth Sellars, Kieron Moore. A jeweller’s daughter seeks revenge on a gang that robbed and killed her father. (Subtitles Available)
Thu 21 Feb 19 19:30 BFI: The District Nurse 1942. Factual. Directed John Page. The diary of a typical working day and the non-stop work of a wartime district nurse.
Thu 21 Feb 19 19:45 Dick Barton: Special Agent 1979. Writer: Clive Exton. Dick’s Aunt (Stella Kemball) tells him that her house has vanished. Richard Marley reveals that Harold Jenkins (Peter Godfrey) has perfected his ultimate weapon. (S1, E24)
Thu 21 Feb 19 20:00 Gideon’s Way The Millionaire’s Daughter. Stars John Gregson Alexander Davion and Daphne Anderson. A well-known criminal has started a romance with the daughter of a rich couple and Gideon is suspicious
Thu 21 Feb 19 21:00 Before Winter Comes 1969. Drama. Director: J. Lee Thompson. Stars: David Niven, Topol, Anna Karina and John Hurt. After World War II, in a camp for the displaced, an interpreter mediates between the British and Soviets.
Thu 21 Feb 19 23:05 Breakout 1975. Action. Director: Tom Gries. Stars: Charles Bronson, Robert Duvall and Jill Ireland. A bush pilot is hired for fifty thousand dollars to go to Mexico to free an innocent prisoner. (Subtitles Available)
Thu 21 Feb 19 1:05 The Great Houdini 1976. Drama. Directed by Melville Shavelson and starring Peter Cushing and Paul Michael Glaser. A biography of the renowned escape artist Harry Houdini, examining his fascination with the occult.
Thu 21 Feb 19 3:05 Time Lock 1957. Adventure. Director: Gerald Thomas. Stars Robert Beatty, Betty McDowall & Vincent Winter. It’s a race against time to save six-year old, Stephen, after he locks himself in a time locked vault.
Thu 21 Feb 19 4:35 Murder on Campus 1961. Crime drama directed by Michael Winner and starring Terence Longden, Donald Gray and Diane Clare. A reporter learns that his brother, a student at Cambridge, has killed himself or so it seems.
Thu 21 Feb 19 5:50 Steve’s Cannon Crackers 1937. Animation. Steve and his master hire an empty old sea fort for a holiday but cause chaos when they begin to mess around with the old cannons.
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Fri 22 Feb 19 6:00 Yank In Ermine 1955. Comedy. An American air-man (Peter Thompson) inherits an English title but will he cope with English nobility? Starring Jon Pertwee and Sid James.
Fri 22 Feb 19 7:40 Black Saddle 1959. Burden of Guilt. 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.
Fri 22 Feb 19 8:10 Viva Zapata 1952. Drama. Directed by Elia Kazan. Starring Marlon Brando, Jean Peters, Anthony Quinn. The story of Emiliano Zapata, who led a rebellion against oppressive dictator Porfirio Diaz.
Fri 22 Feb 19 10:20 Just My Luck 1957. Comedy. Director: John Paddy Carstairs. Stars Norman Wisdom, Jill Dixon, Leslie Phillips & Margaret Rutherford. Norman places a bet on the races so he can afford a diamond pendant.
Fri 22 Feb 19 12:00 Make Mine Mink 1960. Comedy. Director: Robert Asher. Stars Terry-Thomas, Billie Whitelaw, Athene Seyler & Hattie Jacques. Boarding house residents find new excitement in life by stealing mink coats. (Subtitles Available)
Fri 22 Feb 19 14:00 Scotland Yard 1961. The Silent Weapon. Directed by Peter Duffell. Staring Geoffrey Keen, Stanley Morgan and Norma Parnell. A horse rider is found dead in suspicious circumstances. (S1, E35)
Fri 22 Feb 19 14:35 The Story Of Elsie Bossing Introduced by Henry Cooper and made in 1972. A stop-motion animation story of a difficult old woman who takes risks crossing the road. Narrated by the great Cyril Fletcher, story by Peter Hart.
Fri 22 Feb 19 14:45 Bless This House 1972. Comedy. Directed by Gerald Thomas. Stars Sidney James, Diana Coupland & Sally Geeson. Middle-aged homeowner, Sid Abbot, just wants to get on with building his illegal whisky still. (Subtitles Available)
Fri 22 Feb 19 16:30 The Rogues The Pigeons Of Paris. 1965. Gig Young, David Niven and Charles Boyer are The Rogues, members of two related families of international forgers and conmen.
Fri 22 Feb 19 17:30 Going a Bundle – Evening News 1976 by Southern, & unseen for decades. Stars Harry Fowler & James Villiers as they look at a day-in-the-life of the London Evening News. Features Bill Wyman (Rolling Stones) visiting Kew Gardens.
Fri 22 Feb 19 18:00 Sunday in Southend in 1959 – Glimpses A typical sunny Sunday in Southend in 1959, the rides, the trams, the roads, the handkerchiefs on heads, a lot of dodgems, kiss-me-quick hats and the prom, pom, pom with the brass band playing…
Fri 22 Feb 19 18:15 Under Your Hat 1940. Comedy. To keep an eye on her secret-agent husband (Jack Hulbert), Kay (Cicely Courtneidge) gets a job as a maid.
Fri 22 Feb 19 19:45 Dick Barton: Special Agent 1979. Writer: Julian Bond. Mr Parkes (Terence Seward), a playboy, & Mrs Aston (Marsha Fitzalan), wife of a Whitehall official, are threatened by the Drew Brothers (Ernie Drew by Bernard Kay) (S1, E25)
Fri 22 Feb 19 20:00 Gideon’s Way Morna. Stars John Gregson Alexander Davion and Daphne Anderson. After a beautiful blonde is found murdered her story is unravelled in flashbacks about her relationship to her posh school friends
Fri 22 Feb 19 21:00 The Hellions 1961. Drama. Directed by Ken Annakin. Stars Richard Todd, Anne Aubrey, Lionel Jeffries, Ronald Fraser & Marty Wilde. Luke and his sons ride into a small South African settlement in search of revenge
Fri 22 Feb 19 22:40 Handgun 1984. Drama. Director: Tony Garnett. Stars Karen Young, Clayton Day & Larry Corwin. Kathleen is in no mood to take on a new boyfriend. Macho Larry, however, will not tolerate sexual rebuffs.
Fri 22 Feb 19 0:40 Twice ‘Round the Daffodils 1962. Drama. Directed by Gerald Thomas. Stars Juliet Mills, Donald Houston, Donald Sinden & Kenneth Williams. Male patients at a TB sanatorium must walk twice around the daffodils to be able to leave. (Subtitles Available)
Fri 22 Feb 19 2:30 Make Mine Mink 1960. Comedy. Director: Robert Asher. Stars Terry-Thomas, Billie Whitelaw, Athene Seyler & Hattie Jacques. Boarding house residents find new excitement in life by stealing mink coats. (Subtitles Available)
Fri 22 Feb 19 4:30 Avenging Hand 1936. Drama. Directed by Frank Richardson. Stars: Noah Beery, Louis Borel, Kathleen Kelly. An old match seller is murdered but it’s left to an American gangster to find the killer.
Fri 22 Feb 19 5:45 Sunday in Southend in 1959 – Glimpses A typical sunny Sunday in Southend in 1959, the rides, the trams, the roads, the handkerchiefs on heads, a lot of dodgems, kiss-me-quick hats and the prom, pom, pom with the brass band playing…
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Sat 23 Feb 19 6:00 Dick Tracy’s Dilemma 1947. Crime mystery. Directed by John Rawlins and starring Ralph Byrd, Lyle Latell and Kay Christopher. Tracy investigates the theft of fur coats and an insurance swindle linked to a hook handed thug.
Sat 23 Feb 19 7:15 Floodtide (1949) 1949. Drama. Directed by Frederick Wilson. Starring Gordon Jackson, Rona Anderson, John Laurie and Elizabeth Sellars. David becomes a ship designer and falls in love with his boss’s daughter.
Sat 23 Feb 19 9:05 The Intelligence Men 1965. Comedy. Director: Robert Asher. Stars Eric Morecambe, Ernie Wise, William Franklyn & April Olrich. A humble coffee shop manager is forced into the world of spies in swinging London.
Sat 23 Feb 19 11:00 The Admirable Crichton 1957. Comedy. Directed by Lewis Gilbert. Stars Kenneth More, Diane Cilento, Cecil Parker & Sally Ann Howes. A Lord, his family and servants are stranded on an Island where class is rendered redundant. (Subtitles Available)
Sat 23 Feb 19 13:00 Serious Charge 1959. Drama. A new vicar (Anthony Quayle) falls foul of frustrated Hester (Sarah Churchill) as she backs up a false claim made by Larry (Andrew Ray) against the vicar. Cliff Richard sings Living Doll. (Subtitles Available)
Sat 23 Feb 19 15:00 Hannay The Bells of Shoreditch. 1989. Stars: Robert Powell, Paul Rogers & Karen Archer. When his goddaughter is jilted on her wedding day, Hannay finds himself searching for a missing bridegroom (S2, E07)
Sat 23 Feb 19 16:00 Blithe Spirit 1945. Comedy. Director: David Lean. Stars: Rex Harrison, Constance Cummings, Kay Hammond & Margaret Rutherford. A newly-married writer and his second wife are haunted by the ghost of his first wife. (Subtitles Available)
Sat 23 Feb 19 18:00 Daybreak 1948. Drama. Directed by Compton Bennett. Stars Ann Todd, Eric Portman & Maxwell Reed. Tragedy strikes when a hangman’s assistant gets into a fight after he tries to seduce his boss’s wife.
Sat 23 Feb 19 19:40 All For Mary 1955. Comedy. Director: Wendy Toye. Stars Nigel Patrick, Kathleen Harrison & David Tomlinson. In an Alpine resort, an officer & upper-class Humpy Miller set their sights on the landlord’s daughter.
Sat 23 Feb 19 21:20 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
Sat 23 Feb 19 23:35 The Sandwich Man 1966. Comedy. Director: Robert Hartford-Davis. Stars Michael Bentine, Harry H Corbett & Norman Wisdom. A man with a sandwich-board goes around London meeting people from all walks of life.
Sat 23 Feb 19 1:35 The Hireling 1973. Drama. Director: Alan Bridges. Stars: Robert Shaw, Sarah Miles and Peter Egan. A young woman suffering from depression, over the loss of her husband, develops a relationship with her chauffeur (Subtitles Available)
Sat 23 Feb 19 3:40 The Big Trail 1930. Western. Director: Raoul Walsh. Stars John Wayne, Marguerite Churchill & Tyrone Power Sr. Breck Coleman agrees to lead & protect pioneers trying to make their way on the treacherous Oregon Trail
DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Sun 24 Feb 19 6:00 Dick Tracy (1945) 1945. Action. Director: William Berke. Stars Morgan Conway, Anne Jeffreys, Mike Mazurki. Police detective Dick Tracy must identify and apprehend a serial killer known as ‘Splitface’.
Sun 24 Feb 19 7:20 Force on Thunder Mountain 1978. Sci-Fi. A hiking trip into the mountains brings father and son into contact with the Force.
Sun 24 Feb 19 9:15 BFI: Snow Directed by Geoffrey Jones. A look at the efforts of British Railways in coping with the 1963 UK cold wave. Nominated for an academy award in 1965.
Sun 24 Feb 19 9:30 Going a Bundle – Evening News 1976 by Southern, & unseen for decades. Stars Harry Fowler & James Villiers as they look at a day-in-the-life of the London Evening News. Features Bill Whyman (Rolling Stones) visiting Kew Gardens.
Sun 24 Feb 19 10:00 A Touch Of The Sun 1956. Comedy. In London’s swanky hotel the Royal Connaught, if you need anything ask for Mr. Darling (Frankie Howerd) the ‘ Mr. Fix-it’. Stars: Ruby Murray, Alfie Bass & Dennis Price. (Subtitles Available)
Sun 24 Feb 19 11:40 Thief of Bagdad 1940. Adventure. Directed by Michael Powell. Stars Sabu, Conrad Veidt, John Justin, and June Duprez. After being cast out of Bagdad, King Ahmad joins with a thief named Abu to reclaim his throne.
Sun 24 Feb 19 13:40 That Hamilton Woman 1941. Drama. Directed by Alexander Korda. Stars Laurence Olivier, Vivien Leigh & Alan Mowbray. The historical story of the romance between Lord Nelson and Lady Emma Hamilton. (Subtitles Available)
Sun 24 Feb 19 16:15 Voyage of the Damned 1976. War Drama. Director: Stuart Rosenberg. Stars Faye Dunaway, Oskar Werner & Lee Grant. The tragic 1939 voyage of SS St. Louis carrying hundreds of German Jewish refugees from Nazi Germany
Sun 24 Feb 19 19:30 Murphy’s Stroke 1980. Drama. Director: Frank Cvitanovich. Stars Pierce Brosnan, Niall Toibin & T.R. Bowen. Irish millionaires put together a betting coup and go to England to pursue their illicit prize.
Sun 24 Feb 19 21:00 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre Game for Three Losers. 1965. Directed by Gerry O’Hara. Stars Michael Gough, Mark Eden & Toby Robins. Happily married, Hilary still lets his desire for his new secretary get the better of him.
Sun 24 Feb 19 22:10 Armchair Theatre Will Amelia Quint Continue Writing A Gnome Called Shorthouse. Stars Beryl Reid, Richard Vernon & Norman Rossington. Amelia is the writer of the best children’s stories. But there’s another side to her
Sun 24 Feb 19 23:10 The Killing Of Sister George 1968. Drama. Directed by Robert Aldrich. Stars Beryl Reid, Susannah York, Coral Browne, Patricia Medina & Ronald Fraser. An aging actress faces the loss of her popular television role.
Sun 24 Feb 19 2:00 The Great Houdini 1976. Drama. Directed by Melville Shavelson and starring Peter Cushing and Paul Michael Glaser. A biography of the renowned escape artist Harry Houdini, examining his fascination with the occult.
Sun 24 Feb 19 4:05 Street Corner 1953. Drama. Directed by Muriel Box. Stars Peggy Cummins, Anne Crawford, Rosamund John & Terence Morgan. A pseudo-docu-drama with an emphasis on the daily work and routine of female police.

Feb 25th - Mar 3rd

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TPTV Schedule Feb 25th – Mar 3rd 2019

DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Mon 25 Feb 19 6:00 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)
Mon 25 Feb 19 7:35 Black Saddle 1959. The Cabin. 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.
Mon 25 Feb 19 8:05 Going a Bundle – Evening News 1976 by Southern, & unseen for decades. Stars Harry Fowler & James Villiers as they look at a day-in-the-life of the London Evening News. Features Bill Wyman (Rolling Stones) visiting Kew Gardens.
Mon 25 Feb 19 8:35 Hour of Decision 1957. Crime. Stars Lionel Jeffries & Hazel Court. Reporter Joe (Jeff Morrow) finds his wife is the prime suspect in a murder investigation. (Subtitles Available)
Mon 25 Feb 19 10:10 The Two-Headed Spy 1958. Drama. Directed by Andre De Toth. Stars Jack Hawkins, Gia Scala & Erik Schumann. A British spy disguises himself as a Nazi to infiltrate the Gestapo and sabotage the war effort.
Mon 25 Feb 19 12:10 Unguarded Moments The perils of Britain’s roads are seen in this chilling 1951 film as the carelessness of Johnny, Fred & Mary results in disaster! Made by the Blackheath Film Unit for the Greenwich safety Board.
Mon 25 Feb 19 12:15 Forbidden Cargo 1954. Drama. Directed by Harold French. Starring: Jack Warner, Nigel Patrick, Elizabeth Sellars and Terence Morgan. Narcotics agent Michael Kenyon receives a tip about a drug smuggling operation.
Mon 25 Feb 19 14:00 Scotland Yard 1961. The Grand Junction Case. Directed by Peter Duffell. Starring Russell Napier and Howard Pays. A woman’s dismembered body is found in a canal and her tattoo gives Duggan a lead. (S1, E36)
Mon 25 Feb 19 14:30 I Didn’t Do It 1945. Comedy. Directed by Marcel Varnel. Stars George Formby, Billy Caryll, Hilda Mundy & Wally Patch. An Aspiring entertainer in search of fame and fortune soon has to try and clear his name.
Mon 25 Feb 19 16:30 The Rogues Our Men in Marawat. 1965. Gig Young, David Niven and Charles Boyer are The Rogues, members of two related families of international forgers and conmen.
Mon 25 Feb 19 17:30 A Cry From The Streets 1958. Drama starring Max Bygraves, Barbara Murray and Colin Petersen. A welfare worker becomes emotionally involved with a group of homeless children. Music by Larry Adler. (Subtitles Available)
Mon 25 Feb 19 19:30 Hovercraft – Glimpses Short Educational film about the daily workings of the SR.N4 hovercrafts which used to cross the English Channel detailing the features of the crafts and passengers’ experiences.
Mon 25 Feb 19 19:45 Dick Barton: Special Agent 1979. Writer: Julian Bond. Mr Parkes (Terence Seward), a playboy, & Mrs Aston (Marsha Fitzalan), wife of a Whitehall official, are threatened by the Drew Brothers (Ernie Drew by Bernard Kay) (S1, E26)
Mon 25 Feb 19 20:00 Gideon’s Way Boy With Gun. Stars John Gregson Alexander Davion and Daphne Anderson. A boy shoots a punk that threatened him with a knife and runs away joined by a young escapee.
Mon 25 Feb 19 21:00 The Wrong Arm Of the Law 1963. Comedy. Director: Cliff Owen. Stars Peter Sellers, Lionel Jeffries, Bernard Cribbins & Nanette Newman. A gangster learns of a traitor in his midst and makes a deal with the police
Mon 25 Feb 19 22:50 The Last Valley 1971. Drama. Directed by James Clavell. Stars Michael Caine, Omar Sharif & Nigel Davenport. A mercenary & a teacher, each fleeing the religious war in Germany, find a valley untouched by the war.
Mon 25 Feb 19 1:20 The Christmas Coal Mine Miracle 1977. Drama. Director: Jud Taylor. Stars Kurt Russell, Melissa Gilbert, John Carradine & Andrew Prine. Based on the true story of miners who became trapped underground in a cave-in on Christmas Eve.
Mon 25 Feb 19 3:20 Flight of the Doves 1971. Drama. Directed by Ralph Nelson. Stars Ron Moody, Jack Wild, Dorothy McGuire & Stanley Holloway. Two orphans are pursued by their villainous uncle, who is a master of disguises. (Subtitles Available)
Mon 25 Feb 19 5:20 Musical Masquerade 1946. Musical. A Lost British short detailing where a composer’s inspiration comes from and The London Symphony Orchestra.
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Tue 26 Feb 19 6:00 Beauty and the Barge 1937. Comedy. Directed by Henry Edwards. Stars Gordon Harker, Judy Gunn, Jack Hawkins, Margaret Rutherford & Ronald Shiner. Ethel is taken in by a barge skipper to the fury of the widow he is courting
Tue 26 Feb 19 7:30 Black Saddle 1959. The Return. 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.
Tue 26 Feb 19 8:00 The Price of Silence 1959. Drama. Director: Montgomery Tully. Stars Gordon Jackson, June Thorburn & Mary Clare. Roger forges a new life for himself after his release from prison. But his past catches up with him. (Subtitles Available)
Tue 26 Feb 19 9:30 That Hamilton Women 1941. Drama. Directed by Alexander Korda. Stars Laurence Olivier, Vivien Leigh & Alan Mowbray. The historical story of the romance between Lord Nelson and Lady Emma Hamilton. (Subtitles Available)
Tue 26 Feb 19 12:00 Hell is a City 1960. Thriller. Director: Val Guest. Stars Stanley Baker, John Crawford, Billie Whitelaw & Donald Pleasence. A Manchester police inspector becomes obsessed with a criminal who broke out of prison.
Tue 26 Feb 19 14:00 Scotland Yard 1961. The Never Never Murder. Directed by Peter Duffell. Starring Russell Napier, Genine Graham and Maurice Good. A dead body sets the police on the track of a fraudster. (S1, E37)
Tue 26 Feb 19 14:35 The Huggetts Abroad 1949. Comedy. Directed by Ken Annakin. Stars Jack Warner, Kathleen Harrison & Dinah Sheridan. When Jimmy gets work in South Africa, the family decide to all go with Jimmy and travel there by truck. (Subtitles Available)
Tue 26 Feb 19 16:20 Glimpses – London Food Market Footage of London food markets and docks in the late 1940s
Tue 26 Feb 19 16:30 The Rogues Wherefore Art Thou, Harold? 1965. Gig Young, David Niven and Charles Boyer are The Rogues, members of two related families of international forgers and conmen.
Tue 26 Feb 19 17:30 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)
Tue 26 Feb 19 19:15 Take Two: Angela Douglas Angela Douglas Interview. Take Two. Well-known faces from much loved British films and classic television shows talk about their lives and careers in the business.
Tue 26 Feb 19 19:45 Dick Barton: Special Agent 1979. Writer: Julian Bond. Mr Parkes (Terence Seward), a playboy, & Mrs Aston (Marsha Fitzalan), wife of a Whitehall official, are threatened by the Drew Brothers (Ernie Drew by Bernard Kay) (S1, E27)
Tue 26 Feb 19 20:00 Gideon’s Way The Reluctant Witness. Stars John Gregson Alexander Davion and Daphne Anderson. Some neighborhood thugs who run a stolen car ring beat a man to death. A timid shop girl is the only witness.
Tue 26 Feb 19 21:00 Riddle Of The Sands 1978. Adventure. Director: Tony Maylam. Stars Michael York, Jenny Agutter & Simon MacCorkindale. Set in 1901, a pair of British yachtsmen discover a German plot to invade England.
Tue 26 Feb 19 23:05 The Ghost Train 1941. Comedy horror. Directed by Walter Forde. Starring Arthur Askey, Richard Murdoch & Kathleen Harrison. High jinks and chills ensue when a group of people become stranded at an isolated station.
Tue 26 Feb 19 0:50 Cash on Demand 1961. Drama. Directed by Quentin Lawrence. Stars Peter Cushing, Andre Morell & Richard Vernon. A crook abducts the wife and child of a bank manager & then schemes to rob the institution.
Tue 26 Feb 19 2:30 Too Many Crooks 1959. Comedy. Directed by Mario Zampi and starring Terry-Thomas, George Cole and Sidney James. ‘Fingers’ runs an unsuccessful gang. When they decide to rob a wealthy man, things don’t go to plan.
Tue 26 Feb 19 4:10 Bundle Of Joy 1956. Musical Comedy. After being fired from her job, Polly (Debbie Reynolds) finds an abandoned baby. People believe the baby is hers. Directed by Norman Taurog. Starring Eddie Fisher.
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Wed 27 Feb 19 6:00 Street Song 1935. Musical. Director: Bernard Vorhaus. Stars John Garrick, René Ray & Wally Patch. Lucy & her brother are struggling to make a go of their Soho pet shop, until Lucy meets Tom, a street singer. (Subtitles Available)
Wed 27 Feb 19 7:20 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.
Wed 27 Feb 19 7:50 Blood of The Vampire 1958. Horror. Directed by Henry Cass and starring Sir Donald Wolfit. In the late 19th Century, the anaemic Dr Callistratus is the governor of a brutal penal institution in a remote castle.
Wed 27 Feb 19 9:35 The Last day of Trolley Bus 666 Edgware – Glimpses A film by Wilf Watters made in 1961 documenting the last day in service of the 666 Edgware Trolley bus with brilliant shots of 60s Cricklewood, Acton, Colindale and Edgware.
Wed 27 Feb 19 9:50 I Thank You 1941. Comedy. Directed by Marcel Varnel. Stars Arthur Askey, Richard Murdoch, Moore Marriott & Graham Moffatt. A London entertainer struggles to raise money for a variety show in poverty wartime.
Wed 27 Feb 19 11:30 Demi-Paradise 1943. Drama. Directed by Anthony Asquith. Stars Laurence Olivier, Penelope Ward, Margaret Rutherford & Felix Aylmer. A Russian engineer recounts his time in England during WW2.
Wed 27 Feb 19 13:45 The History Of The Movies Made in the 50s. A fascinating insight into the history of film making, from the early zoetrope to the introduction of perforated film and the early projectors. Then from silent to ‘Talking Pictures’
Wed 27 Feb 19 14:00 Scotland Yard 1961. Wings of Death. Directed by Allan Davis. Starring Harry H. Corbett, Peter Bowles and Simon Lack. A light aeroplane comes down in Kent, killing the pilot. It was no accident… (S1, E38)
Wed 27 Feb 19 14:35 She 1965. Adventure. Director: Robert Day. Stars Ursula Andress, John Richardson, Peter Cushing & Christopher Lee. Archaeologists stumble across a lost city, run by a beautiful immortal Queen.
Wed 27 Feb 19 16:30 The Rogues Grave Doubts. 1965. Gig Young, David Niven and Charles Boyer are The Rogues, members of two related families of international forgers and conmen.
Wed 27 Feb 19 17:30 The Admirable Crichton 1957. Comedy. Directed by Lewis Gilbert. Stars Kenneth More, Diane Cilento, Cecil Parker & Sally Ann Howes. A Lord, his family and servants are stranded on an Island where class is rendered redundant. (Subtitles Available)
Wed 27 Feb 19 19:30 Playing In The Road Made in 1947 by the Petroleum Film Bureau. Directed By Michael Law. A Road Safety film on the dangers of playing in the roads of London in 1947.
Wed 27 Feb 19 19:45 Dick Barton: Special Agent 1979. Writer: Julian Bond. Mr Parkes (Terence Seward), a playboy, & Mrs Aston (Marsha Fitzalan), wife of a Whitehall official, are threatened by the Drew Brothers (Ernie Drew by Bernard Kay) (S1, E28)
Wed 27 Feb 19 20:00 Gideon’s Way The Rhyme and the Reason. Stars John Gregson Alexander Davion and Daphne Anderson. A young man is accused of murdering his unfaithful girlfriend.
Wed 27 Feb 19 21:00 A Family At War Thicker Than Water. 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, E11)
Wed 27 Feb 19 22:00 Spearhead Leave Takers. 1979. Directed by James Ormerod. Stafford Gordon, Roy Holder & Robin Davies star in this gripping drama series about life in the British Army. (S2, E04)
Wed 27 Feb 19 23:00 The Hellions 1961. Drama. Directed by Ken Annakin. Stars Richard Todd, Anne Aubrey, Lionel Jeffries, Ronald Fraser & Marty Wilde. Luke and his sons ride into a small South African settlement in search of revenge
Wed 27 Feb 19 0:40 I Didn’t Do It 1945. Comedy. Directed by Marcel Varnel. Stars George Formby, Billy Caryll, Hilda Mundy & Wally Patch. An Aspiring entertainer in search of fame and fortune soon has to try and clear his name.
Wed 27 Feb 19 2:40 The Big Job 1965. Comedy. A gang of crooks are caught on a big job. 15 years later they find their loot is now buried under a police station. Stars Sidney James, Sylvia Syms, Dick Emery & Joan Sims.
Wed 27 Feb 19 4:25 Gert & Daisy’s Weekend 1942. Comedy. Gert and Daisy are put in charge of a group of tearaway evacuee children. Starring Elsie Waters and Doris Waters. (Subtitles Available)
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Thu 28 Feb 19 6:00 Meet Mr Callaghan 1954. Crime drama directed by Charles Saunders. Private detective Slim Callaghan (Derrick De Marney) is hired to find out why a rich uncle changed his will.
Thu 28 Feb 19 7:45 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.
Thu 28 Feb 19 8:15 Orpheum 1972. By Wilf Watters. Narrator: Vincent Worth. A look at the decline of cinema in the 70s as the home video boom began, with rare footage of the Odeon Finchley Road cinema in its final days.
Thu 28 Feb 19 8:30 King Solomon’s Mines 1937. Adventure. Director Robert Stevenson. Stars Paul Robeson, Cedric Hardwicke & Anna Lee. Kathy’s father is intrigued by the stories about Solomon’s diamond mines. So he steals away in the night.
Thu 28 Feb 19 10:10 Very Important Person 1961. Comedy. Directed by Ken Annakin. Stars James Robertson Justice, Leslie Phillips, Stanley Baxter & Eric Sykes. British POWs find their new acerbic fellow prisoner is a key officer who must escape
Thu 28 Feb 19 12:15 Dance Little Lady 1954. Drama. The story of a successful dancer who fights with her husband for the attention of their daughter. Starring Terence Morgan, Mai Zetterling and Guy Rolfe. (Subtitles Available)
Thu 28 Feb 19 14:00 Scotland Yard 1962. The Square Mile Murder. Directed by Allan Davis. Starring John Welsh, Delphi Lawrence and Stanley Morgan. When a travel agency is burgled Supt. Hicks is brought in to solve the case. (S1, E39)
Thu 28 Feb 19 14:35 Subway in the Sky 1959. Drama. Directed by Muriel Box. Starring Hildegard Knef, Katherine Kath & Van Johnson. A military doctor is falsely accused of dealing illegal drugs. Can he prove his innocence?
Thu 28 Feb 19 16:20 1930s East Grinstead Footage of East Grinstead & surrounding areas in the 1930s.
Thu 28 Feb 19 16:30 The Rogues Mr White’s Christmas. 1965. Gig Young, David Niven and Charles Boyer are The Rogues, members of two related families of international forgers and conmen.
Thu 28 Feb 19 17:30 Unearthly Stranger 1963. Sci-Fi Horror. Directed by John Krish. Stars John Neville, Phillip Stone, Gabriella Licudi & Warren Mitchell. A government scientist quickly marries a mysterious woman who he knows little about. (Subtitles Available)
Thu 28 Feb 19 19:05 BFI: Waverley Steps 1948. Factual. Director: John Eldridge. With visual grace, and wit, the film entwines a coalman’s working day with students’ revels by night, the proceedings of a court with the rituals of a courtship
Thu 28 Feb 19 19:45 Dick Barton: Special Agent 1979. Writer: Julian Bond. Mr Parkes (Terence Seward), a playboy, & Mrs Aston (Marsha Fitzalan), wife of a Whitehall official, are threatened by the Drew Brothers (Ernie Drew by Bernard Kay) (S1, E29)
Thu 28 Feb 19 20:00 Gideon’s Way The Nightlifers. Stars John Gregson Alexander Davion and Daphne Anderson. A group of bored and rich young people go from endless pot and booze parties aboard a houseboat to violent crimes in the city
Thu 28 Feb 19 21:00 The Cassandra Crossing 1976. Drama. Director: George P Cosmatos. Stars Sophia Loren, Richard Harris, Ava Gardner, Burt Lancaster & Martin Sheen. Passengers of a European train can’t escape after a deadly virus is planted.
Thu 28 Feb 19 23:35 A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square 1979. Drama. Released from prison, Pinky (Richard Jordan) vows to go straight, but after taking a maintenance job, he attracts a lot of attention. Starring David Niven
Thu 28 Feb 19 1:40 The Man In The Sky 1957. Drama. Director: Charles Crichton. Starring Jack Hawkins, Elizabeth Sellars & Walter Fitzgerald. John Mitchell is on a flight fraught with disaster but Mitchell is determined to land the plane.
Thu 28 Feb 19 3:25 David Copperfield 1970. Drama. Director: Delbert Mann. Stars Richard Attenborough, Laurence Olivier, Susan Hampshire, Cyril Cusack, Wendy Hiller & Edith Evans. Dickens’ story of a young man’s journey to maturity.
Thu 28 Feb 19 5:45 Wool To Clothing in 1947- Glimpses Life on The Range in 1947 as a Sheep farmer living in his covered wagon with ‘Boots’ the sheepdog. Then follow the interesting process from sheep to cardigan.
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Fri 01 Mar 19 6:00 Tiger By The Tail 1955. Drama. Directed by John Gilling. John Desmond, (Larry Parks) meets a mysterious woman (Lisa Daniely) who turns out to be part of a counterfeit ring and Desmond is caught up in the whole affair.
Fri 01 Mar 19 7:40 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.
Fri 01 Mar 19 8:10 Below Zero 1930. Comedy. Director: James Parrott. Stars Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy & Charlie Hall. Laurel and Hardy play street musicians struggling to earn money on a cold winter day.
Fri 01 Mar 19 8:30 The Man In The Sky 1957. Drama. Director: Charles Crichton. Starring Jack Hawkins, Elizabeth Sellars & Walter Fitzgerald. John Mitchell is on a flight fraught with disaster but Mitchell is determined to land the plane.
Fri 01 Mar 19 10:15 Cash on Demand 1961. Drama. Directed by Quentin Lawrence. Stars Peter Cushing, Andre Morell & Richard Vernon. A crook abducts the wife and child of a bank manager & then schemes to rob the institution.
Fri 01 Mar 19 11:55 David Copperfield 1970. Drama. Director: Delbert Mann. Stars Richard Attenborough, Laurence Olivier, Susan Hampshire, Cyril Cusack, Wendy Hiller & Edith Evans. Dickens’ story of a young man’s journey to maturity.
Fri 01 Mar 19 14:15 This Happy Breed 1944. Drama. Director: David Lean. Stars Robert Newton, Celia Johnson, John Mills & Stanley Holloway. After WW1, a family lead an ordinary sort of life until the outbreak of WW2.
Fri 01 Mar 19 16:30 The Rogues A Daring Step Backwards. 1965. Gig Young, David Niven and Charles Boyer are The Rogues, members of two related families of international forgers and conmen.
Fri 01 Mar 19 17:30 Blithe Spirit 1945. Comedy. Director: David Lean. Stars: Rex Harrison, Constance Cummings, Kay Hammond & Margaret Rutherford. A newly-married writer and his second wife are haunted by the ghost of his first wife. (Subtitles Available)
Fri 01 Mar 19 19:30 Screenagers! – Glimpses Early 1960s documentary into the spending habit of ‘screenagers’ and the cinema goers of the 60s. Brilliant footage of 50s and 60s cinemas and the ‘screenagers’ themselves.
Fri 01 Mar 19 19:45 Dick Barton: Special Agent 1979. Writer: Julian Bond. Mr Parkes (Terence Seward), a playboy, & Mrs Aston (Marsha Fitzalan), wife of a Whitehall official, are threatened by the Drew Brothers (Ernie Drew by Bernard Kay) (S1, E30)
Fri 01 Mar 19 20:00 Voyage of the Damned 1976. War Drama. Director: Stuart Rosenberg. Stars Faye Dunaway, Oskar Werner & Lee Grant. The tragic 1939 voyage of SS St. Louis carrying hundreds of German Jewish refugees from Nazi Germany
Fri 01 Mar 19 23:15 The Trap 1966. Drama. Directed by Sidney Hayers and starring Oliver Reed, Rita Tushingham and Linda Goranson. A fur trapper takes a mute girl as his unwilling wife to live with him in his cabin in the woods
Fri 01 Mar 19 1:20 Midnight Fear 1990. Crime thriller directed by Bill Crain and starring David Carradine, Pete Atkins and Mark Carlton. Detective Hanks must track down two psychotic killers before they kill again.
Fri 01 Mar 19 3:05 The Strange Love of Martha Ivers 1946. Drama. Directed by Lewis Milestone. Stars Barbara Stanwyck, Van Heflin, Lizabeth Scott & Kirk Douglas. The relationships formed in childhood by three friends lead to murder and obsessive love. (Subtitles Available)
Fri 01 Mar 19 5:25 Laurel & Hardy: Home Movies Directed by Rowland V. Lee. Stars Stan Laurel & Oliver Hardy. Rare home movie footage of Stan, Ollie and other rarities!
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Sat 02 Mar 19 6:00 The Shipbuilders 1943. Drama. Director: John Baxter. Stars Clive Brook, Finlay Currie, Moira Lister & John Turnbull. Set in a Clyde dockyard, a millionaire shipbuilder & his best riveter symbolize British unity in WW2
Sat 02 Mar 19 7:35 The Great Milk Bottle Mystery 1950s short film made by the British Milk association on the loss of 6.4 million milk bottles a week. It’s time to do your bit before the coal runs out. Can you help Mrs Jones of 22 Acacia Grove?
Sat 02 Mar 19 7:50 Who Goes Next 1938. War. Director: Maurice Elvey. Stars Barry K. Barnes, Sophie Stewart & Jack Hawkins. During the First World War, a number of captured British officers attempt to escape a prisoner-of-war camp.
Sat 02 Mar 19 9:35 Send For Paul Temple 1946. Crime drama directed by John Argyle and starring Anthony Hulme and Joy Shelton. Scotland Yard calls in novelist and amateur detective Paul Temple to help track down a gang of diamond robbers. (Subtitles Available)
Sat 02 Mar 19 11:15 Daybreak 1948. Drama. Directed by Compton Bennett. Stars Ann Todd, Eric Portman & Maxwell Reed. Tragedy strikes when a hangman’s assistant gets into a fight after he tries to seduce his boss’s wife.
Sat 02 Mar 19 12:55 A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square 1979. Drama. Released from prison, Pinky (Richard Jordan) vows to go straight, but after taking a maintenance job, he attracts a lot of attention. Starring David Niven
Sat 02 Mar 19 15:00 Ghost Ship 1953. Thriller. Directed by Vernon Sewell. Starring Hazel Court & Dermot Walsh. A young couple decide to buy a luxury steamboat for a romantic getaway and scoff at warnings that it’s haunted.
Sat 02 Mar 19 16:30 The Big Job 1965. Comedy. A gang of crooks are caught on a big job. 15 years later they find their loot is now buried under a police station. Stars Sidney James, Sylvia Syms, Dick Emery & Joan Sims.
Sat 02 Mar 19 18:15 Out Of The Clouds 1955. Drama. Directed by Basil Dearden. Stars: Anthony Steel, Robert Beatty, James Robertson Justice & David Knight. A busy day at London Airport. Follow the lives and loves of the crew and passengers (Subtitles Available)
Sat 02 Mar 19 20:00 Mr Denning Drives North 1951. Crime. Director: Anthony Kimmins. Stars John Mills, Phyllis Calvert & Eileen Moore. A British aircraft engineer accidentally kills his daughter’s nasty boyfriend and then tries to it cover up…
Sat 02 Mar 19 21:50 Town on Trial 1957. Drama. Director: John Guillermin. Stars John Mills, Charles Coburn, Derek Farr & Barbara Bates. At a tennis club in London, a young woman is murdered, prompting a Scotland Yard investigation
Sat 02 Mar 19 23:55 The Chase 1966. Drama. Directed by Arthur Penn. Stars Marlon Brando, Jane Fonda, Robert Redford, Angie Dickinson & Robert Duvall. Reeves’ escape from prison affects the inhabitants of a small Southern town. (Subtitles Available)
Sat 02 Mar 19 2:40 King Solomon’s Mines 1937. Adventure. Director Robert Stevenson. Stars Paul Robeson, Cedric Hardwicke & Anna Lee. Kathy’s father is intrigued by the stories about Solomon’s diamond mines. So he steals away in the night.
Sat 02 Mar 19 4:20 Woman Eater 1958. Sci-Fi. Directed By Charles Saunders. Stars George Coulouris & Vera Day. A mad scientist captures women and feeds them to a flesh eating tree.
Sat 02 Mar 19 5:45 Talkies – Vera Day Our guest star is the beautiful Vera Day who discusses her interesting life and career in film.
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Sun 03 Mar 19 6:00 Monster From Green Hell 1957. Sci-fi. Directed by Kenneth G. Crane. A scientific expedition in Africa investigates wasps that have been exposed to radiation and mutated into giant, killing monsters.
Sun 03 Mar 19 7:20 BFI: A City Reborn 1945. Docu-Drama. Director: John Eldridge. Scripted by poet Dylan Thomas. Recalling the incendiary bombing of Coventry. One of several 1940s films introducing cinemagoers to the good old ‘prefab’
Sun 03 Mar 19 7:45 Ring-A-Ding Rhythm! 1962. Musical. Directed by Richard Lester. Stars Helen Shapiro, Craig Douglas & John Leyton. (AKA: It’s Trad Dad) Teens put on a festival to demonstrate the merits of traditional jazz & rock ‘n’ roll.
Sun 03 Mar 19 9:20 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.
Sun 03 Mar 19 9:45 Boys in Brown 1949. Drama. Directed by Montgomery Tully. Stars Richard Attenborough, Jack Warner & Dirk Bogarde. The governor of a borstal institution tries to reform a group of juvenile delinquents.
Sun 03 Mar 19 11:30 The Ghost Train 1941. Comedy horror. Directed by Walter Forde. Starring Arthur Askey, Richard Murdoch & Kathleen Harrison. High jinks and chills ensue when a group of people become stranded at an isolated station.
Sun 03 Mar 19 13:15 Too Many Crooks 1959. Comedy. Directed by Mario Zampi and starring Terry-Thomas, George Cole and Sidney James. ‘Fingers’ runs an unsuccessful gang. When they decide to rob a wealthy man, things don’t go to plan.
Sun 03 Mar 19 14:55 Alive & Kicking 1958. Comedy. Directed by Cyril Frankel. Stars Sybil Thorndike, Kathleen Harrison & Estelle Winwood. Three elderly ladies hear they will be separated, so they make a bid for freedom
Sun 03 Mar 19 16:55 Flight of the Doves 1971. Drama. Directed by Ralph Nelson. Stars Ron Moody, Jack Wild, Dorothy McGuire & Stanley Holloway. Two orphans are pursued by their villainous uncle, who is a master of disguises. (Subtitles Available)
Sun 03 Mar 19 18:55 I’m All Right Jack 1959. Comedy. Directed by John Boulting. Stars Peter Sellers, Terry-Thomas & Ian Carmichael. After leaving the army, upper class Windrush takes a job in industry. He then inadvertently starts a strike (Subtitles Available)
Sun 03 Mar 19 21:00 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre Change Partners. 1965. Directed by Robert Lynn. Stars Zena Walker, Kenneth Cope, Basil Henson. a co-director in the firm of Arkwright and Gallen, is having an affair with is partner’s wife.
Sun 03 Mar 19 22:10 Armchair Theatre Red Riding Hood. Stars Rita Tushingham, Keith Barron & Ursula Hirst. A repressed librarian, frustrated with looking after her sick father, finds herself drawn into a dangerous relationship
Sun 03 Mar 19 23:10 Silent Dust 1949. Drama. Director: Lance Comfort. Stars Stephen Murray, Beatrice Campbell & George Woodbridge. A wealthy blind man is determined to build a cricket pavilion as a memorial to his dead veteran son
Sun 03 Mar 19 0:50 The Spaniard’s Curse 1958. Thriller. Director: Ralph Kemplen. Stars Tony Wright, Lee Patterson, Michael Hordern & Susan Beaumont. A man of Spanish heritage is convicted of murder and places a curse on the judge & jury.
Sun 03 Mar 19 2:20 I Thank You 1941. Comedy. Directed by Marcel Varnel. Stars Arthur Askey, Richard Murdoch, Moore Marriott & Graham Moffatt. A London entertainer struggles to raise money for a variety show in poverty wartime.
Sun 03 Mar 19 4:00 Forbidden Cargo 1954. Drama. Directed by Harold French. Starring: Jack Warner, Nigel Patrick, Elizabeth Sellars and Terence Morgan. Narcotics agent Michael Kenyon receives a tip about a drug smuggling operation.
Sun 03 Mar 19 5:45 BFI: A Letter From Ayrshire 1954. Family. Directed by J.E. Ewins. This endearing travelogue takes the guise of a young lad’s letter to his New York pen pal.