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Dec 9th - Dec 15th

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TPTV Schedule Dec 9th – Dec 15th

DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Mon 09 Dec 19 00:40 Fools' Parade 1971. Comedy. Director Andrew V. McLaglen. Stars James Stewart, George Kennedy, Kurt Russel & Anne Baxter. Three ex-convicts hope to start a business with the money earnt behind bars.
Mon 09 Dec 19 02:40 Cosh Boy 1953. Drama. Director: Lewis Gilbert. Stars James Kenney, Hermione Baddeley, Joan Collins & Hermione Gingold. In post WW2 London, Roy and his gang drift into more and more serious offences.
Mon 09 Dec 19 04:15 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 09 Dec 19 06:00 Up With the Lark 1943. Musical. Directed by Phil Brandon. Starring Ethel Revnell, Gracie West & Adrienne Fancey. Ethel and Gracie pursue a gang of robbers to their secret headquarters in the countryside. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 09 Dec 19 07:10 Hindle Wakes 1952. Drama starring Leslie Dwyer and Lisa Daniely. Successful remake of one of the earliest British talkies. Set in the Hindle, two mill workers take off to Blackpool for the 'Wakes' holiday. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 09 Dec 19 08:55 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)
Mon 09 Dec 19 10:40 Sunbeam Rapier brings you 'A European Holiday in the 50s' Sunbeam Rapier brings you 'A European Holiday in the 50s'! A charming colour film where we travel in a Sunbeam Napier through many parts of Europe, with surprise appearances, including Sterling Moss.
Mon 09 Dec 19 11:00 June Allyson The Pledge. Stars June Allyson as the regular hostess and occasional star of this dramatic anthology series, from light comedy to melodrama with incredible support from other stars.
Mon 09 Dec 19 11:30 Bang! You're Dead 1954. Drama. Directed by Lance Comfort. Stars Jack Warner, Derek Farr, Veronica Hurst and Michael Medwin. A tragic accident leads to man being wrongly accused of murder.
Mon 09 Dec 19 13:15 Albert R.N. 1953. Directed by Lewis Gilbert. Starring Jack Warner, Robert Beatty and Anthony Steel. With the help of a life-like dummy, Allied forces are escaping a POW camp. Based on a true story. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Mon 09 Dec 19 15:00 Take Two: Shirley Eaton A series where well-known faces from much loved British films and classic television shows talk about their lives and careers in the business. In this episode, we talk to Shirley Eaton.
Mon 09 Dec 19 15:30 The House In Nightmare Park 1973. Comedy. Director Peter Sykes. Stars Frankie Howerd, Ray Milland, Hugh Burde. In 1907, an actor is invited to perform in a remote country house but becomes involved in mysterious events.
Mon 09 Dec 19 17:25 Post Early for Christmas 1951. Animation. This delightful silhouette animation may not be the most logical argument for helping the Post Office out, but who cares when it's so charmingly packaged.
Mon 09 Dec 19 17:30 Robin's Nest Anniversary Waltz. Stars Tony Britton, Tessa Wyatt & Richard O'Sullivan. Mr. Nicholls finds a few problems when he checks the bistro's expenses.
Mon 09 Dec 19 18:00 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
Mon 09 Dec 19 19:55 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre The Double. 1963. Directed by Lionel Harris. Stars Jeanette Sterke, Robert Brown & Basil Henson. John Cleeve is suffering from 'Homicidal Hallucinations' and can't remember his past.
Mon 09 Dec 19 21:00 Special Branch Dinner Date. 1970. Stars: Derren Nesbitt, Fulton Mackay, Morris Perry. Jordan flies to Frankfurt to escort a British subject.
Mon 09 Dec 19 22:00 No Sex Please – We're British 1973. Comedy. Director: Cliff Owen. Stars: Ronnie Corbett, Beryl Reid & Arthur Lowe. A shop owner's order is mixed up in transit and sent to Barclays Bank.
Mon 09 Dec 19 23:45 The Day Of The Triffids 1962. Sci-Fi. A spectacular meteor storm blinds the world, except Bill. He, and a few others, must battle with flesh eating plants. Starring Nicole Maurey, Howard Keel, Janette Scott and Kieron Moore.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Tue 10 Dec 19 01:45 Fools' Parade 1971. Comedy. Director Andrew V. McLaglen. Stars James Stewart, George Kennedy, Kurt Russel & Anne Baxter. Three ex-convicts hope to start a business with the money earnt behind bars.
Tue 10 Dec 19 03:45 Cairo Road 1950. Drama. Director: David Macdonald. Stars Eric Portman, Laurence Harvey & Maria Mauban. The Egyptian narcotics bureau unit investigate the murder of a rich colonel.
Tue 10 Dec 19 05:35 Grimaldi: The Funniest Man… … in the World. Starring The Chuckle Brothers, David Essex, Jordan Conway & Vicki Michelle. A humorous true story starring Barry Chuckle a 19th century clown Joe Grimaldi, the man who invented panto
Tue 10 Dec 19 06:00 Lifetime Of Comedy 1960. Compilation of comedy sketches from the comedy kings Buster Keaton, Charlie Chaplin, Danny Kaye & Bing Crosby. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 10 Dec 19 07:15 Not Wanted On Voyage 1957. Comedy. The rollicking adventures of two stewards aboard a pleasure cruiser. Starring Ronald Shiner and Brian Rix. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 10 Dec 19 08:55 Frieda 1947. Drama. Directed by Basil Dearden. Stars David Farrar, Glynis Johns, Mai Zetterling & Flora Robson. An RAF pilot who was shot down during WWII marries a German woman who helps him escape.
Tue 10 Dec 19 11:00 June Allyson Love Is A Headache. Stars June Allyson as the regular hostess and occasional star of this dramatic anthology series, from light comedy to melodrama with incredible support from other stars.
Tue 10 Dec 19 11:30 Shepherd On The Rock 1993. Drama. Directed by Bob Keen. Starring Bernard Hill, John Bowles and Betsy Brantley. A sheep farmer and his family fight for their land against the persistent efforts of a land developer. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 10 Dec 19 13:30 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.
Tue 10 Dec 19 15:00 Christmas Is a Legal Holiday 1962 Drama. Directed by Robert Ellis Miller. Mr Jones (James Whitmore), a lawyer who pursues the case of the underdog with determination and his own style. Barbara Bain, Don Beddoe & Hope Cameron.
Tue 10 Dec 19 15:35 A Boy, a Girl and a Bike 1949. Comedy. Director: Ralph Smart. Stars John McCallum, Honor Blackman, Diana Dors & Patrick Holt. A bike club invites new members to join who will soon be mixed into a world of illegal dealings.
Tue 10 Dec 19 17:25 Post Early for Christmas 1951. Animation. This delightful silhouette animation may not be the most logical argument for helping the Post Office out, but who cares when it's so charmingly packaged.
Tue 10 Dec 19 17:30 Robin's Nest Wish you weren't here. Stars Tony Britton, Tessa Wyatt & Richard O'Sullivan. Robin struggles to get to grips with the complex art of changing a nappy.
Tue 10 Dec 19 18:00 For the Love of Ada … Special With Ada. Starring Irene Handl, Wilfred Pickles & Barbara Mitchell. A Christmas special of the gentle 70s sitcom about Ada and Walter, who find love. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Tue 10 Dec 19 18:40 Madeleine 1950. Drama. Directed by David Lean. Stars Ann Todd, Ivan Desny, Leslie Banks & Elizabeth Sellars. The true story of Madeleine Smith, a Scotswoman on trial for murder.
Tue 10 Dec 19 21:00 Gideon's Way Fall High, Fall Hard. Stars John Gregson Alexander Davion and Daphne Anderson. There is corruption and murderous cover up in the building industry by the co-owner of the building company.
Tue 10 Dec 19 22:00 The Scars of Dracula 1970. Horror. Directed by Roy Ward Baker. Stars: Christopher Lee, Jenny Hanley, Dennis Waterman. At a remote castle Count Dracula is resurrected.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Wed 11 Dec 19 00:00 Guru In Seven 1998. Drama. Director: Shani Grewal. Stars: Lalita Ahmed, Peri Allan, Robert Ashe. Sanjay, following a blazing argument with his girlfriend, Jill, is persuaded by his friends to become 'The Guru'.
Wed 11 Dec 19 02:10 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.
Wed 11 Dec 19 04:00 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)
Wed 11 Dec 19 06:00 Jackpot (1960) 1960. Drama. Director: Montgomery Tully. Stars William Hartnell, Betty McDowall & Eddie Byrne. An ex-convict learns that his wife is not willing to return to him. A rare screening of a 'lost' film. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 11 Dec 19 07:20 No Trace 1950. Drama. Directed by John Gilling. Writer Robert Southley finds his lifestyle threatened by blackmail from a former American criminal associate. Stars Hugh Sinclair, Dinah Sheridan & John Laurie. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 11 Dec 19 08:55 The Captain's Paradise 1953. Comedy. Directed by Anthony Kimmins. Stars Alec Guinness, Yvonne De Carlo, Celia Johnson & Miles Malleson. The Captain of a ferry boat between Gibraltar & Morocco has a woman in each port.
Wed 11 Dec 19 10:40 Christmas Under The Sun Made in 1947. The joys of living in Australia at Christmas time. Cool drinks have taken the place of hot refreshments and much time is spent outdoors but the spirit of Christmas is unchanged!
Wed 11 Dec 19 11:00 June Allyson Child Lost. Stars June Allyson as the regular hostess and occasional star of this dramatic anthology series, from light comedy to melodrama with incredible support from other stars.
Wed 11 Dec 19 11:30 Fighting Man of the Plains 1949. Western. Stars Randolph Scott, Bill Williams & Victor Jory. Jim Dancer, one of Quantrill's Raiders, stages attacks on Kansas on behalf of the fallen Confederacy. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 11 Dec 19 13:20 The Land that Time Forgot 1975. Adventure. Directed by Kevin Connor. Stars Doug McClure, John McEnery & Susan Penhaligon. Survivors of a U-Boat torpedo drift to a strange island inhabited by pre-historic monsters. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Wed 11 Dec 19 15:10 Bonnie Prince Charlie 1948. Bio. Directors: Anthony Kimmins. Stars: David Niven, Margaret Leighton, Morland Graham. In the Jacobite Rising, Bonnie Prince Charlie leads a rebellion to restore his family to the throne.
Wed 11 Dec 19 17:30 Robin's Nest The Headhunters of S.W.6. Stars Tony Britton, Tessa Wyatt & Richard O'Sullivan. Robin's offered a job with an international company that he can't refuse
Wed 11 Dec 19 18:00 The Man Upstairs 1958. Directed by Don Chaffey. Starring Bernard Lee & Richard Attenborough. The breakdown of a guilt-ridden man provides the drama in this fascinating psychological film.
Wed 11 Dec 19 19:45 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.
Wed 11 Dec 19 21:00 Rumpole of the Bailey Rumpole and the Married Lady. Stars: Leo McKern, Peggy Thorpe-Bates & David Yelland. After a long spell without cases, Rumpole helps divorce his old friend and colleague George Frobisher.
Wed 11 Dec 19 22:05 The Man Who Haunted Himself 1970. Thriller. Directed by Basil Dearden. Stars Roger Moore, Hildegard Neil & Alastair Mackenzie. After recovering from a near-fatal car accident, Pelham finds his life has been turned upside-down.
Wed 11 Dec 19 23:55 Steaming 1985. Drama. Director by Joseph Losey. Stars Vanessa Redgrave, Sarah Miles Patti Love & Diana Dors in her final film with Joseph Losey. Three frequenters of a steam room decide to fight its closure.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Thu 12 Dec 19 01:55 Captain Apache 1971. Western. Stars Lee Van Cleef, Carroll Baker & Stuart Whitman. A Native American becomes an Army officer tasked with investigating a murder. His only clue is buried in the victim's final words
Thu 12 Dec 19 03:50 The Saint – The Fiction-Makers 1968. Adventure. Directed by Roy Ward Baker. Stars: Roger Moore, Sylvia Syms & Justine Lord. The Saint is asked to act as a bodyguard to a best-selling author Amos Klein, who is secretly a young woman
Thu 12 Dec 19 06:00 Park Plaza 605 1953. Crime drama directed by Bernard Knowles. A private detective solves a murder, which he was accused of. Starring Tom Conway, Eva Bartok and Sid James. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Thu 12 Dec 19 07:35 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)
Thu 12 Dec 19 09:25 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
Thu 12 Dec 19 11:00 June Allyson Night Out. Stars June Allyson as the regular hostess and occasional star of this dramatic anthology series, from light comedy to melodrama with incredible support from other stars.
Thu 12 Dec 19 11:30 Sunbeam Rapier brings you 'A European Holiday in the 50s' Sunbeam Rapier brings you 'A European Holiday in the 50s'! A charming colour film where we travel in a Sunbeam Napier through many parts of Europe, with surprise appearances, including Sterling Moss.
Thu 12 Dec 19 11:50 Maytime in Mayfair 1949. Musical. Directed by Herbert Wilcox. Stars Anna Neagle, Michael Wilding, Thora Hird, Tom Walls & Peter Graves. Michael is left a high-class Mayfair fashion salon which he intends to sell.
Thu 12 Dec 19 13:40 Christmas Under The Sun Made in 1947. The joys of living in Australia at Christmas time. Cool drinks have taken the place of hot refreshments and much time is spent outdoors but the spirit of Christmas is unchanged!
Thu 12 Dec 19 14:00 Rooms Beverley & Sheila P1. 1975. Stars Bryan Marshall, Sylvia Kay, Elizabeth Cassidy, Lydia Lisle & Michael Byrne. Neither of the sisters are enjoying their new life, and Ben next door isn’t helping.
Thu 12 Dec 19 14:30 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.
Thu 12 Dec 19 16:25 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 12 Dec 19 18:10 Robin's Nest Christmas at Robin's Nest. Stars Tony Britton, Tessa Wyatt & Richard O'Sullivan. Robin grows tired as he attempts to put up the decorations
Thu 12 Dec 19 18:45 Christmas Rhapsody Charming Christmas film made in 1948 A small, lonely pine tree wishes to be chosen for Christmas and to be taken home.
Thu 12 Dec 19 19:00 Holiday Camp 1947. Adventure. Director: Ken Annakin. Stars Jack Warner, Kathleen Harrison, Flora Robson, Dennis Price. The Huggett family meet criminals, runaways, spinsters, and other unlikely holiday makers.
Thu 12 Dec 19 21:00 The Human Jungle The 24-Hour Man. 1965. Stars Herbert Lom. Alvar loses control of a water-bus and risks the lives of his passengers. Desperate, he resolves to have his revenge. Guest stars Johnny Sekka. (S1, E16)
Thu 12 Dec 19 22:00 A Walk in the Spring Rain 1970. Drama. Director: Guy Green. A New York professor's (Fritz Weaver) wife (Ingrid Bergman) falls in love with a rugged, married Tennessee mountain man (Anthony Quinn).
Thu 12 Dec 19 00:00 The Brinks Job 1978. Comedy. Directed by William Friedkin. Starring Peter Falk, Peter Boyle and Allen Garfield. Crime story based on the real armed robbery of the Brink's Building in Boston
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Fri 13 Dec 19 02:05 The Devil-Ship Pirates 1964. Drama. Directed by Don Sharp. Stars Christopher Lee, Andrew Keir, Suzan Farmer & John Cairney. A deserter of the Spanish Armada arrives on the British coast and terrorizes the local inhabitants.
Fri 13 Dec 19 03:50 I Lived With You 1933. Drama. A penniless Russian Prince (Ivor Novello) is befriended by Ada (Ida Lupino) who takes him home to live with her folks. Co-written by Ivor Novello. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 13 Dec 19 05:45 Olympic Winter Thrills 1948 – Glimpses Glimpses. Short film showing exciting highlights of the races and pageantry at Switzerland's 1948 Winter Olympics.
Fri 13 Dec 19 06:00 Third Alibi 1961. Drama. Directed by Montgomery Tully. Starring Laurence Payne, Patricia Dainton. A married composer finds that his affair with his wife's half-sister has resulted in her death. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 13 Dec 19 07:20 My Brother's Keeper 1948. Thriller. Directed by Alfred Roome and starring Jack Warner, George Cole, David Tomlinson and Bill Owen. Two convicts escape, handcuffed to each other, and things get worse when they're seen.
Fri 13 Dec 19 09:05 The Golden Disc 1958. Pop drama starring Lee Patterson, Mary Steele, Terry Dene & Linda Gray. A young pop composer and singer opens a coffee bar. They are joined by budding singer Terry Dene as himself. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 13 Dec 19 10:40 Talking Pictures with Terry Dene Talking Pictures TV have an exclusive interview with Terry Dene
Fri 13 Dec 19 11:00 June Allyson The Girl. Stars June Allyson, Jane Powell & Wesley Lau. A TV producer's assistant, who considers herself too indispensable to ever consider marriage, meets a man who won't take 'no' for an answer.
Fri 13 Dec 19 11:30 Take Two: Jack Smethurst Jack Smethurst Interview. Take Two. Well-known faces from much loved British films and classic television shows talk about their lives and careers in the business.
Fri 13 Dec 19 12:00 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 13 Dec 19 13:45 Learning to Live Made by Merton Park Studios. Directed by Harold Purcell. A look at the 1941 education system in Britain. Great shots of the 1940s Merton Park Area and Northwood Senior School.
Fri 13 Dec 19 14:00 Rooms Beverley & Sheila P2. 1975. Stars Bryan Marshall, Sylvia Kay, Elizabeth Cassidy, Lydia Lisle & Michael Byrne. Big bad London isn’t all it’s cracked up to be for either sister, or is it?
Fri 13 Dec 19 14:30 Rhythm Serenade 1943. Drama. Directed by Gordon Wellesley. Stars Vera Lynn, Peter Murray-Hill, Julien Mitchell, Jimmy Jewel & Ben Warriss. A teacher is persuaded to organise a nursery for a military factory.
Fri 13 Dec 19 16:15 The Card 1952. Comedy. Director: Ronald Neame. Stars Alec Guinness, Glynis Johns & Valerie Hobson. A charming man finds ways to raise through the ranks in business and social standing, some honest, some not. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 13 Dec 19 18:00 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)
Fri 13 Dec 19 19:30 Clash By Night 1963. Drama. Directed by Montgomery Tully. Starring Terence Longdon, Jennifer Jayne & Harry Fowler. A prison bus enroute to jail is hijacked by a gang determined to free their leader.(SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Fri 13 Dec 19 21:00 Hazell Hazell and the Rubber-Heel Brigade. 1978. Stars: Nicholas Ball, Colin Burns & David Daker. Hazell's previous life as a policeman comes back to haunt him.
Fri 13 Dec 19 22:00 Night of the Eagle 1962. Horror. Director: Sidney Hayers. Stars Peter Wyngarde, Janet Blair & Margaret Johnston. A woman ,who may be a witch, defends her husband from forces attempting to harm him.
Fri 13 Dec 19 23:45 The Camp On Blood Island 1958. Drama. Directed Val Guest. Stars Andre Morell, Carl Mohner & Walter Fitzgerald. Deep in Malaya, as WW2 comes to an end, men, women and children as still trapped by the Japanese invasion.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Sat 14 Dec 19 01:25 Wonderful Life 1964. Musical. Director: Sidney J. Furie. Stars Cliff Richard, Susan Hampshire, Richard O'Sullivan & The Shadows. Cliff Richard's band is stranded in the Canary Islands and get working on a movie
Sat 14 Dec 19 03:40 The March Hare 1956. Comedy. Director: George More O'Ferrall. Stars Peggy Cummins & Terence Morgan, Wilfrid Hyde White. Sir Charles Hare gambles his all on his horse at Ascot, but the horse is 'pulled' from the race
Sat 14 Dec 19 05:25 Honey West 1965. Rockabye The Hard Way. Classic crime series produced by Aaron Spelling and starring Anne Francis. A suave master thief starts dating Honey in the hopes of getting inside information.
Sat 14 Dec 19 06:00 Tinker 1949. Documentary. Gunther Krampf tells the story of young mining trainees. Tinker (Derek Smith), a Gipsy's son runs away and joins the mining school. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 14 Dec 19 07:15 Phantom From Space 1953. Sci-Fi. Directed by W Lee Wilder. Stars Ted Cooper, Noreen Nash, Dick Sands & Burt Wenland. A radioactive alien crash lands on Earth near a LA laboratory. His arrival attracts much attention. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 14 Dec 19 08:45 Gorgo 1961. Sci-Fi. An undersea earthquake causes some sea-monsters to surface. Gorgo is captured and is taken to be displayed in London, but Gorgo's mother is looking for her baby. Starring Bill Travers. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 14 Dec 19 10:20 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!
Sat 14 Dec 19 11:30 Overseas Press Club – Exclusive! Father Tiger. Stars Peter Arne, Harry Landis & Richard O'Sullivan. The story of Father Maggiore Borrelli – a young Italian priest who lives and works amongst the 'scugnizzi' of Naples.
Sat 14 Dec 19 12:00 Battle of the V1 1958. War. Director: Vernon Sewell. Stars Michael Rennie, Patricia Medina & Christopher Lee. Polish Resistance discover a mysterious pilot-less plane. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 14 Dec 19 14:00 The Flying Squad 1940. Crime. Director: Herbert Brenon. Stars Sebastian Shaw, Phyllis Brooks, Jack Hawkins. Bradley of the C.I.D. Flying Squad is out to break a drug smuggling gang.
Sat 14 Dec 19 15:15 Tufty Club Established in the 1960s this early animation by Bob Bura explains the perils of swimming at the seaside, broken glass bottles and the dangers of crossing the road for the ice cream van.
Sat 14 Dec 19 15:30 Catweazle The Trickery Lantern. 1970. Stars: Geoffrey Bayldon, Robin Davies, Charles Tingwell. Mr. Bennet is celebrating his birthday, despite having an injured foot.
Sat 14 Dec 19 16:00 White Cradle Inn 1947. Drama. Director: Harold French. Stars Michael Rennie & Madeleine Carroll. During the war, many children were evacuated beneath the Swiss Alps, one of which is billeted with the local Inn owners.
Sat 14 Dec 19 17:40 Undercover Agent 1953. Crime Drama. An auditor (Dermot Walsh) is caught up in a murder and espionage whilst visiting a company. Starring Hazel Court. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 14 Dec 19 19:00 IWM: Captured (1959) 1959. Film showing the Communist treatment of prisoners of war and how their methods of interrogation and attempts at political indoctrination can be resisted.
Sat 14 Dec 19 20:15 The Lost Continent 1968. Adventure. Director: Michael Carreras. Stars: Eric Porter, Hildegard Knef & Suzanna Leigh. On their way to South America, the passengers and crew of an old freighter face many challenges.
Sat 14 Dec 19 22:00 The Nanny 1965. Thriller. Director: Seth Holt. Stars Bettie Davis, Wendy Craig & Jill Bennett. There's just something not quite right when Bette Davis stars as an English nanny. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sat 14 Dec 19 23:50 Songwriter 1984. Drama. Director: Alan Rudolph. Stars Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson & Melinda Dillon. Doc Jenkins is a songwriter who tries to leave his singing roots but he gets mixed up in a bad deal. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Sun 15 Dec 19 01:40 Walk on the Wild Side 1962. Drama. Directed by Edward Dmytryk. Stars Barbara Stanwyck, Laurence Harvey, Capucine & Jane Fonda. A young Texan leaves his depression-ravaged town for New Orleans in search of his lost love. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 15 Dec 19 03:55 My Brother Jonathan 1948. Drama. Director: Harold French. Stars Dulcie Gray, Michael Dennison & Ronald Howard. Jonathan's ambition was to become a surgeon & marry Edie. But Edie loves his brother, who she intends to wed
Sun 15 Dec 19 06:00 Wedding Of Lilli Marlene 1953. War Time Drama. Lilli will not marry her love, an American reporter, until she becomes a star. Starring Lisa Daniely, Hugh McDermott and Sid James. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 15 Dec 19 07:45 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. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 15 Dec 19 09:15 Double Confession 1950. Drama. Starring Derek Farr, Joan Hopkins & Peter Lorre. Farr visits his ex-wife only to find her murdered. In his attempts to find the killer he meets gang boss William Hartnell. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 15 Dec 19 11:00 Smokescreen (1964) 1964. Drama. Directed by Jim O'Connolly. Starring Peter Vaughan, John Carson & Yvonne Romain. A blazing car goes over the cliff to the east of Brighton. Suspicions mount when no body can be found. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 15 Dec 19 12:30 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 15 Dec 19 14:30 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre The Death Trap. 1962. Directed by John Moxey. Stars Albert Lieven, Barbara Shelley & Mercy Haystead. Carol Haisten discovers her sister withdrew £7,000 before she died. It is now missing.
Sun 15 Dec 19 15:30 Catweazle The Magic Riddle. 1971. Stars: Geoffrey Bayldon, Gary Warren, Moray Watson. Catweazle is back. Inevitably the return of the 11th century wizard in the 20th century spells trouble.
Sun 15 Dec 19 16:00 IWM: Dig for Victory (1941) Instructional film supporting a Second World War campaign to encourage the public to grow more vegetables, commentary by Roy Hay.
Sun 15 Dec 19 16:10 Quiet Weekend 1946. Comedy. Director: Harold French. Stars Derek Farr, Frank Cellier & Majorie Fielding. The extraordinary adventures of a British family and their various guests during a weekend in the country.
Sun 15 Dec 19 18:00 Get Some In! Flight. 1975. Stars: Tony Selby, David Janson, Gerard Ryder. C Flight head to RAF Wareham for target practice and a first go in the air (S2, E01)
Sun 15 Dec 19 18:30 Sunbeam Rapier brings you 'A European Holiday in the 50s' Sunbeam Rapier brings you 'A European Holiday in the 50s'! A charming colour film where we travel in a Sunbeam Napier through many parts of Europe, with surprise appearances, including Sterling Moss.
Sun 15 Dec 19 18:50 The Lady With the Lamp 1951. Drama. Director: Herbert Wilcox. Stars: Anna Neagle, Michael Wilding & Gladys Young. Based on the Reginald Berkeley stage play, this compelling drama offers a depiction of Florence Nightingale. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
Sun 15 Dec 19 20:55 IWM: Albert's Savings (1940) An appeal to the public to save for the war effort, in the form of an 'Albert' monologue recited by Stanley Holloway
Sun 15 Dec 19 21:00 Mystery and Imagination Frankenstein. Director: Voytek. Stars Ian Holm, Richard Vernon and Neil Stacy. A version of the famous story in which the same actor plays both Dr. Frankenstein and the Creature he puts together.
Sun 15 Dec 19 22:50 White Mischief 1988. Crime Drama. Director: Michael Radford. Stars: Sarah Miles, Joss Ackland & Greta Scacchi. In 1940s Kenya, a married couple join other affluent British expatriates in a lifestyle of recklessness.

Dec 16th - Dec 22nd

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TPTV Schedule Dec 16th – Dec 22nd

DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Mon 16 Dec 19 01:05 Bond Street 1948. Drama. Director: Gordon Parry. Stars: Jean Kent, Roland Young, Kathleen Harrison. A young British woman is getting married, and as she goes through her trousseau, she uncovers their stories.
Mon 16 Dec 19 03:15 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.
Mon 16 Dec 19 04:20 Cast a Dark Shadow 1955. Thriller. Directed by Lewis Gilbert. Starring Dirk Bogarde, Margaret Lockwood, Kay Walsh & Kathleen Harrison. A clever fortune-hunter with a penchant for murder kills his elderly, rich wife. (Subtitles Available)
Mon 16 Dec 19 06:00 I'll Walk Beside You 1943. Musical. Directed by Maclean Rodgers. John (Richard Bird) and Ann (Lesley Brook) meet through music but are parted by the war.
Mon 16 Dec 19 07:40 50s Christmas Round Nan & Grandad A Glimpse at a traditional Christmas Tea in the 50s, amateur footage.
Mon 16 Dec 19 07:45 Dreaming 1944. Comedy. Directed by John Baxter. Stars Bud Flanagan & Chesney Allen. Phenomenally successful entertainers Flanagan & Allen team up with Teddy Brown and Hazel Court for this Musical Comedy
Mon 16 Dec 19 09:20 Christmas In London in 1957 – Glimpses Glimpses: Charming glimpse of Christmas in London in the 50s; the lights, famous shop windows, the fashions and all the hustle and bustle.
Mon 16 Dec 19 09:25 The Green Man 1956. Comedy. Stars Alastair Sim, Raymond Huntley, George Cole & Terry-Thomas. A watchmaker turns out to be an assassin whose target is a leading politician but his plans are stalled.
Mon 16 Dec 19 11:00 June Allyson The Wall Between. Stars June Allyson, Kevin McCarthy & Erika Peters. A diplomat accompanying a girl who speaks no English by train to California uncovers an abduction plot by foreign agents aboard.
Mon 16 Dec 19 11:30 The Day The Earth Caught Fire 1961. Sci-Fi Drama. Directed by Val Guest. Stars Janet Munro, Leo McKern, Edward Judd and Michael Goodliffe. U.S and Russia test atomic bombs at the same time, which alters the nutation of the Earth. (Subtitles Available)
Mon 16 Dec 19 13:30 Our Weekends in 1949 Narrated by Ralph Richardson. A Charming short film made in 1949 following London workers on their weekends in the country. Cricket of The Green, Picnics at the Lido, Boating, Bowling & Fishing.
Mon 16 Dec 19 14:00 Mr Perrin & Mr Traill 1948. Drama. Directed by Lawrence Huntington. Stars David Farrar, Greta Gynt, Marius Goring & Raymond Huntley. A Schoolmaster is upset when a new teacher becomes an immediate success with the boys.
Mon 16 Dec 19 15:50 I Live In Grosvenor Square 1945. Comedy. Director: Herbert Wilcox. Stars Robert Morley, Anna Neagle, Rex Harrison & Dean Jagger. Lady Patricia Fairfax soon finds herself falling for the charms of American flyer John Patterson. (Subtitles Available)
Mon 16 Dec 19 18:05 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.
Mon 16 Dec 19 19:50 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.
Mon 16 Dec 19 21:00 Special Branch Depart in Peace. 1970. Stars: Derren Nesbitt, Fulton Mackay, Morris Perry.An ex-colonial policeman is pressured to return to Africa to testify at the trial of a warlord.
Mon 16 Dec 19 22:00 Night of the Eagle 1962. Horror. Director: Sidney Hayers. Stars Peter Wyngarde, Janet Blair & Margaret Johnston. A woman ,who may be a witch, defends her husband from forces attempting to harm him.
Mon 16 Dec 19 23:45 Georgy Girl 1966. Comedy. Director: Silvio Narizzano. Stars: James Mason, Alan Bates & Lynn Redgrave. A vivacious woman tries to capture some of the glamorous life of her roommate. (Subtitles Available)
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Tue 17 Dec 19 01:45 Madron 1970. Western. Director: Jerry Hopper. Stars Richard Boone, Leslie Caron & Gabi Amrani. A gunfighter and a French-Canadian nun who survived a massacre, set out on a trek to elude Apache warriors.
Tue 17 Dec 19 03:35 Play It Cool 1962. Drama. Stars Billy Fury, Dennis Price, Ray Brooks, Bobby Vee, Helen Shapiro. This charming, pre-Beatles-era musical feature was among Michael Winner's earliest films.
Tue 17 Dec 19 05:15 Remembering Merton Park Studios 2008. Documentary. Actor Clifford Earl presents memories of Merton Park Studios, between 1930 and the late 60's. Directors, Producers and Technicians tell of their memories.
Tue 17 Dec 19 06:00 Danny Boy 1941. Drama. A successful singer in America returns to Britain during the Blitz to find her ex-husband and son have fallen on hard times. Starring David Farrar and Ann Todd. (Subtitles Available)
Tue 17 Dec 19 07:35 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.
Tue 17 Dec 19 09:05 Great Day In The Morning 1956. Western. A gambler wins a hotel in a card game but finds himself involved with women and the start of the civil war. Starring Robert Stack, Virginia Mayo & Ruth Roman.
Tue 17 Dec 19 11:00 June Allyson The Crossing. Stars June Allyson, Barry Sullivan & Dolores Hart. An older man takes pity on an introverted girl on a transatlantic cruise as she becomes a woman under his tutelage.
Tue 17 Dec 19 11:30 The Loves of Joanna Godden 1947. Drama. Directed by Charles Frend & Robert Hamer. Stars Googie Withers, Jean Kent, John McCallum & Derek Bond. When her father dies, Joanna Godden decides to run his farm herself.
Tue 17 Dec 19 13:15 Christmas in 1942 Charming footage of a traditional Christmas party in war time – where handmade paper hats are a must and everyone surprisingly gets a gift from Father Christmas.
Tue 17 Dec 19 13:20 A Tale Of Two Cities 1958. Drama. Directed by Ralph Thomas. Stars Dirk Bogarde, Dorothy Tutin, Cecil Parker & Stephen Murray. During the French Revolution, Lucie Manette falls in love with a duplicitous Englishman. (Subtitles Available)
Tue 17 Dec 19 15:40 Christmas Under The Sun Made in 1947. The joys of living in Australia at Christmas time. Cool drinks have taken the place of hot refreshments and much time is spent outdoors but the spirit of Christmas is unchanged!
Tue 17 Dec 19 16:00 Alive & Kicking 1958. Comedy. Directed by Cyril Frankel. Stars Sybil Thorndike, Kathleen Harrison & Estelle Winwood. Three elderly friends run away from their nursing home, looking for greener pastures.
Tue 17 Dec 19 18:00 Woman in a Dressing Gown 1957. Anthony Quayle & Sylvia Syms star in this British drama about marital strife. Fed up with his wife's (Yvonne Mitchell) frumpy appearance, long-married Jim begins an affair. (Subtitles Available)
Tue 17 Dec 19 19:50 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.
Tue 17 Dec 19 21:00 Gideon's Way The Wall. Stars John Gregson Alexander Davion and Daphne Anderson. Netta's husband Michael has a big win on the football pools but then disappears
Tue 17 Dec 19 22:00 The Small World of Sammy Lee 1963. Drama. Directed by Ken Hughes. Stars Anthony Newley, Julia Foster, Robert Stephens & Wilfrid Brambell. Sammy Lee owes �300 to a bookie, Conner, whose muscle men are coming to collect.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Wed 18 Dec 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.
Wed 18 Dec 19 01:45 The Naked Kiss 1964. Drama. Directed by Samuel Fuller. Stars Constance Towers, Anthony Eisley, Michael Dante & Virginia Grey. A prostitute, traumatised by a past experience, tries to find solace in Grantville Town. (Subtitles Available)
Wed 18 Dec 19 03:30 Night of the Demon (AKA Curse of the Demon) 1957. Horror. Director: Jacques Tourneur. Stars Dana Andrews, Peggy Cummins and Niall MacGinnis. A professor arrives in London to find himself investigating a devil worshipper
Wed 18 Dec 19 05:30 Honey West 1965. Live a Little, Kill A Little. Classic crime series produced by Aaron Spelling. Starring Anne Francis. Honey and an assassin race to find the former girlfriend of an underworld leader.
Wed 18 Dec 19 06:00 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. (Subtitles Available)
Wed 18 Dec 19 07:20 His Excellency 1952. Comedy. Directed by Robert Hamer. Stars Eric Portman, Cecil Parker, Helen Cherry & Susan Stephen. A former trade union leader is sent to become the Governor of a Mediterranean island.
Wed 18 Dec 19 09:00 The Long Memory 1953. Drama. Directed by Robert Hamer. Stars John Mills, Elizabeth Sellars, John McCallum & Geoffrey Keen. Released from prison after 12 years, a man seeks revenge on those who lied at his trial.
Wed 18 Dec 19 11:00 June Allyson No Place To Hide. Stars June Allyson as the regular hostess and occasional star of this dramatic anthology series. This episode guest stars Robert Horton, Debra Paget & Don Rickles.
Wed 18 Dec 19 11:30 Interlude 1968. Drama. Directed by Kevin Billington. Stars Alan Webb, Oskar Werner & Barbara Ferris. A world famous Symphony conductor is attracted to a young journalist, despite the fact he is married.
Wed 18 Dec 19 13:45 IWM: Clyde-Built (1943) Shipbuilding on the Clyde, Second World War, directed by Robin Carruthers
Wed 18 Dec 19 14:15 Quiet Weekend 1946. Comedy. Director: Harold French. Stars Derek Farr, Frank Cellier & Majorie Fielding. The extraordinary adventures of a British family and their various guests during a weekend in the country.
Wed 18 Dec 19 16:05 April Love 1957. Drama. Directed by Henry Levin. Stars Pat Boone, Shirley Jones, Dolores Michaels & Arthur O'Connell. A city boy moves to a Kentucky horse farm, where he courts a neighbour and races a sulky. (Subtitles Available)
Wed 18 Dec 19 18:05 Ladies Who Do 1963. Comedy. Director: C.M. Pennington-Richards. Stars Peggy Mount, Robert Morley & Harry H. Corbett. A British Colonel (Morley) teams up with a cleaning lady to profit from office bin tips.
Wed 18 Dec 19 19:50 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre Playback. 1962. Directed by Quentin Lawrence. Stars Margit Saad, Barry Foster & Victoria Platt. A Police officer awaits a life-changing verdict and reflects on his own arrest.
Wed 18 Dec 19 21:00 Rumpole of the Bailey Rumpole and the Learned Friends. Stars: Leo McKern, Peggy Thorpe-Bates, Joanna Van Gyseghem. Rumpole accuses a dishonest policeman of framing his client and finds himself in legal trouble
Wed 18 Dec 19 22:05 The Nanny 1965. Thriller. Director: Seth Holt. Stars Bettie Davis, Wendy Craig & Jill Bennett. There's just something not quite right when Bette Davis stars as an English nanny. (Subtitles Available)
Wed 18 Dec 19 23:55 The Go Between 1971. Drama. Director: Joseph Losey. Stars: Julie Christie, Alan Bates, Margaret Leighton. A tale of torrid and forbidden love between a couple in the English countryside.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Thu 19 Dec 19 02:15 Mix Me A Person 1962. Drama. Director: Leslie Norman. Stars Anne Baxter, Donald Sinden, Carole Ann Ford & Adam Faith. A barrister's wife, who is a psychiatrist, takes on one of the cases that he has failed to win.
Thu 19 Dec 19 04:20 Child in the House 1956. Drama. Director: Cy Endfield. Stars Phyllis Calvert, Eric Portman & Stanley Baker. A young girl is left with her relatives while her mother is in hospital. Her father, a crook, pays her a visit. (Subtitles Available)
Thu 19 Dec 19 06:00 It's in the Bag 1943. Directed by Herbert Mason. Sisters Gert and Daisy find out an old dress of Granny's that they have sold had �2,000 sewn into the hem. Can they get it back? Stars Elsie & Doris Waters. (Subtitles Available)
Thu 19 Dec 19 07:15 The Wild Heart 1952. Drama. Directed by Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger. Stars Jennifer Jones, David Farrar & Cyril Cusack. Hazel, a child of nature, turns to a book of spells and charms when she has problems.
Thu 19 Dec 19 08:55 The Dancing Years 1950. Musical Drama. Directed by Harold French. Stars Dennis Price, Gisele Preville, Patricia Dainton. Ivor Novello's enchanting musical romance set in pre-Great War Vienna. (Subtitles Available)
Thu 19 Dec 19 11:00 June Allyson Suspected. Stars June Allyson, Ann Blyth, Gerald Mohr. A private stenographer is accused of murdering her employer by a cynical, woman-hating detective.
Thu 19 Dec 19 11:30 Christmas In Britain Join the festive cheer all over the country in this short film showing how Christmases past were celebrated in London the great British countryside & a traditional British home.
Thu 19 Dec 19 11:40 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 19 Dec 19 13:50 IWM: Dig for Victory (1941) Instructional film supporting a Second World War campaign to encourage the public to grow more vegetables, commentary by Roy Hay.
Thu 19 Dec 19 14:00 Rooms Frances & Richard P1. Two part weekly dramas concerning the various drifters who rent rooms in a lodging house.
Thu 19 Dec 19 14:30 Ha'penny Breeze 1951. Drama. Directed by Don Sharp. Stars Edwin Richfield, Don Sharp & Gwyneth Vaughan. David's Suffolk village is demoralised, but they gather support for his scheme to enter a yacht race. (Subtitles Available)
Thu 19 Dec 19 16:00 Barnacle Bill 1957. Comedy. Directed by Charles Frend. Stars Alec Guinness, Harry Locke, Frederick Piper & Donald Pleasence. A seasick sea captain commands an amusement pier despite local opposition. (Subtitles Available)
Thu 19 Dec 19 17:45 We'll Meet Again 1943. Musical. Directed by Philip Brandon. Stars Vera Lynn, Patricia Roc & Donald Gray. A young dancer trying to make it in London during World War II discovers that people also like her singing voice
Thu 19 Dec 19 19:30 Christmas Under The Sun Made in 1947. The joys of living in Australia at Christmas time. Cool drinks have taken the place of hot refreshments and much time is spent outdoors but the spirit of Christmas is unchanged!
Thu 19 Dec 19 19:50 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre Locker Sixty-Nine. 1962. Directed by Norman Harrison. Stars Eddie Byrne, Paul Daneman & Penelope Horner. A private detective is knocked unconscious after finding the body of his employer.
Thu 19 Dec 19 21:00 The Human Jungle Solo Performance. 1965. Stars Herbert Lom. Jean Forrest's glamorous image is shattered when the world learns of her attempted suicide. Guest stars James Villiers and Rona Anderson. (S2, E4)
Thu 19 Dec 19 22:00 Billy Liar 1963. Comedy. Director: John Schlesinger. Starring Tom Courtenay, Julie Christie & Wilfred Pickles. A lazy, irresponsible young clerk in provincial Northern England lives in his own fantasy.
Thu 19 Dec 19 00:00 Terror of the Tongs 1961. Drama. Directed by Anthony Bushell. Stars Geoffrey Toone, Christopher Lee & Yvonne Monlaur. A British merchant sea captain sets out to crush the Red Dragon Tong, a society terrorizing Hong Kong. (Subtitles Available)
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Fri 20 Dec 19 01:35 The Detective (AKA Father Brown) 1954. Comedy. Director: Robert Hamer. Stars Alec Guinness, Joan Greenwood, Peter Finch & Cecil Parker. Works of art are being stolen by a master thief who Father Brown must catch!
Fri 20 Dec 19 03:20 Dancing With Crime 1947. Crime Drama. Directed by John Paddy Carstairs. Stars Richard Attenborough, Barry K. Barnes, Sheila Sim & Garry Marsh. A Cab driver gets mistaken with a gang. He sets out to expose the group. (Subtitles Available)
Fri 20 Dec 19 05:00 The Detectives Pandora's Box. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West
Fri 20 Dec 19 06:00 Not So Dusty 1956. Comedy directed by Maclean Rogers. Two dustmen (Bill Owen and Leslie Dwyer) come into possession of a valuable book but the donor's sister wants it back. Also starring Joy Nichols. (Subtitles Available)
Fri 20 Dec 19 07:40 Who Done It 1956. Comedy. Director Basil Dearden. Stars Benny Hill, Belinda Lee, David Kossoff. Hugo lives between two worlds, as an Ice rink sweeper and as a private detective.
Fri 20 Dec 19 09:20 Vicious Circle 1957. Thriller. Director: Gerald Thomas. Stars John Mills, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Lionel Jeffries & Noelle Middleton. Howard finds himself in a predicament after he finds an actress murdered in his flat.
Fri 20 Dec 19 11:00 June Allyson Edge of Fury. Stars June Allyson as the regular hostess and occasional star of this dramatic anthology series. This episode guest stars Dan O'Herlihy and Larry Thor.
Fri 20 Dec 19 11:30 The Smothers Brothers 1965. Comedy. Directed by Sidney Miller. Starring Dick & Tom Smothers. Drowned at sea years ago, Tom Smothers returns as an angel. His mission is to get toys for needy children at Christmas time.
Fri 20 Dec 19 12:00 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.
Fri 20 Dec 19 14:00 Rooms Frances & Richard P2. Two part weekly dramas concerning the various drifters who rent rooms in a lodging house.
Fri 20 Dec 19 14:30 The Lady With the Lamp 1951. Drama. Director: Herbert Wilcox. Stars: Anna Neagle, Michael Wilding & Gladys Young. Based on the Reginald Berkeley stage play, this compelling drama offers a depiction of Florence Nightingale. (Subtitles Available)
Fri 20 Dec 19 16:35 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.
Fri 20 Dec 19 18:15 Dick Powell Theatre In Search of a Son. Stars Dean Stockwell & Gladys Cooper. Widower Alex Harper tries to mend his relationship with his son. (S2, EP8)
Fri 20 Dec 19 19:10 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…
Fri 20 Dec 19 21:00 Hazell Hazell Goes to the Dogs. 1978. Stars: Nicholas Ball, Frank Coda & Kenneth Colley. Hazell is hired by a suspicious wife to investigate the suspected infidelity of her bookmaker husband.
Fri 20 Dec 19 22:00 Peeping Tom 1960. Horror. Director: Michael Powell. Stars: Karlheinz Bohm, Anna Massey, Moira Shearer. A young man murders women, using a movie camera to film their dying expressions of terror.
Fri 20 Dec 19 00:00 The Night Strangler 1972. Horror. Directed Dan Curtis and starring Darren McGavin, Jo Ann Pflug and Simon Oakland. A reporter hunts down a 144-year old alchemist who is killing women for their blood.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Sat 21 Dec 19 01:45 Straw Dogs 1971. Thriller. Directed by Sam Peckinpah and starring Dustin Hoffman, Susan George and Peter Vaughan. An American and his English wife come to England and face increasingly vicious local harassment.
Sat 21 Dec 19 04:15 Never Let Go 1960. Crime. Director: John Guillermin. Stars Peter Sellers, Adam Faith & Richard Todd. A London garage owner who makes extra cash dealing in stolen cars, asks Tommy Towers to steal a 1959 Ford Anglia
Sat 21 Dec 19 06:00 This World of Ours – Sweden Made in 1950 by legendary travelogue Producer and Director Carl Dudley. An insightful look at Sweden in the 1950s, its infrastructure, export goods, industries and culture.
Sat 21 Dec 19 06:10 Night Ride 1937. Drama. Director: John Paddy Carstairs. Stars Jimmy Hanley, Wally Patch, Julian Vedey & Joan Ponsford. Two drivers, sacked by the crooked trucking company they work for, decide to form their own (Subtitles Available)
Sat 21 Dec 19 07:40 The Goose Steps Out 1942. Comedy. Directed by Basil Dearden and Will Hay. Stars Will Hay, Charles Hawtrey and Peter Croft. A bumbling teacher is flown to Germany to impersonate a general and obtain secret plans.
Sat 21 Dec 19 09:20 Talking Pictures With The Man Who Was Konga! Exclusive interview with classic horror actor Paul Stockwell (Konga, The Skull, Dr Blood's Coffin).who was the man inside the Konga suit!
Sat 21 Dec 19 09:25 Konga 1961. Action. Directed by John Lemont. Stars Michael Gough, Margo Johns, Jess Conrad & Claire Gordon. When Dr. Decker survives a plane crash in Africa, he returns home with Konga, a small chimpanzee.
Sat 21 Dec 19 11:15 Learning to Live Made by Merton Park Studios. Directed by Harold Purcell. A look at the 1941 education system in Britain. Great shots of the 1940s Merton Park Area and Northwood Senior School.
Sat 21 Dec 19 11:30 Overseas Press Club – Exclusive! My Favourite Kidnapper. 1957. Stars: Ron Randell, John Van Eyssen, Ferdy Mayne. A 1960 anthology series with a focus on foreign intrigue.
Sat 21 Dec 19 12:00 Treasure of San Teresa 1959. War. Director: Alvin Rakoff. Stars Eddie Constantine, Dawn Addams, Marius Goring, Christopher Lee. Ex-serviceman, Larry, returns to Europe to retrieve jewels hidden from the Nazis in 1944 (Subtitles Available)
Sat 21 Dec 19 13:45 The Detective (AKA Father Brown) 1954. Comedy. Director: Robert Hamer. Stars Alec Guinness, Joan Greenwood, Peter Finch & Cecil Parker. Works of art are being stolen by a master thief who Father Brown must catch!
Sat 21 Dec 19 15:30 Catweazle Duck Halt. 1971. Stars: Geoffrey Bayldon, Gary Warren, Moray Watson. Now that Catweazle has been introduced to life in King's Farthing, he needs somewhere to live.
Sat 21 Dec 19 16:00 Pool of London 1951. Crime. Director: Basil Dearden. Stars: Bonar Colleano, Susan Shaw, Renee Asherson. When their ship docks the crew disembark as usual but only to pick up their lives in post war London. (Subtitles Available)
Sat 21 Dec 19 17:45 Play It Cool 1962. Drama. Stars Billy Fury, Dennis Price, Ray Brooks, Bobby Vee, Helen Shapiro. This charming, pre-Beatles-era musical feature was among Michael Winner's earliest films.
Sat 21 Dec 19 19:25 Guilt Is My Shadow 1950. Drama. Directed by Roy Kellino. Stars Patrick Holt, Elizabeth Sellars and Peter Reynolds. A farmer is enjoying an idyllic life in Devon, until his nephew arrives on the run from the police.
Sat 21 Dec 19 21:10 Station Six Sahara 1963. Drama. Director: Seth Holt. Stars: Carroll Baker, Peter van Eyck, Ian Bannen. A female member joins a group of men running an oil station in the Sahara Desert and the emotions start soaring.
Sat 21 Dec 19 23:10 Modesty Blaise 1966. Action. Director: Joseph Losey. Stars Monica Vitti, Dirk Bogarde & Terrence Stamp. A spy spoof in the 60s tradition featuring comic book heroine, Modesty Blaise. Set in the Italian Mediterranean (Subtitles Available)
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Sun 22 Dec 19 01:30 Night of the Demon (AKA Curse of the Demon) 1957. Horror. Director: Jacques Tourneur. Stars Dana Andrews, Peggy Cummins and Niall MacGinnis. A professor arrives in London to find himself investigating a devil worshipper
Sun 22 Dec 19 03:30 Thunder Rock 1942. Supernatural drama starring Michael Redgrave, Barbara Mullen & James Mason. One of The Boulting Brothers' finest, a disillusioned writer becomes a lighthouse keeper living in solitude. (Subtitles Available)
Sun 22 Dec 19 05:40 Sunbeam Rapier brings you 'A European Holiday in the 50s' Sunbeam Rapier brings you 'A European Holiday in the 50s'! A charming colour film where we travel in a Sunbeam Napier through many parts of Europe, with surprise appearances, including Sterling Moss.
Sun 22 Dec 19 06:00 Three Wise Boys – Glimpses 1953. Family. When times get tough at their remote farm, three young brothers discover the real meaning of Christmas in this Christian Film.
Sun 22 Dec 19 06:35 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. (Subtitles Available)
Sun 22 Dec 19 08:15 Valley Of Eagles 1951. Adventure. A scientist invents a formula that converts waves into energy. His wife steals the formula and the scientist pursues her across the frozen tundra. Starring Jack Warner & Nadia Gray.
Sun 22 Dec 19 09:55 Rome Express 1932. Thriller. Director: Walter Forde. Stars Conrad Veidt, Esther Ralston, Frank Vosper & Gordon Harker. A stolen Van Dyke painting is transported on a train speeding from Paris to Rome.
Sun 22 Dec 19 11:45 Christmas in 1942 Charming footage of a traditional Christmas party in war time – where handmade paper hats are a must and everyone surprisingly gets a gift from Father Christmas.
Sun 22 Dec 19 11:50 When the Whales Came 1989. Drama. Directed by Clive Rees. Stars Paul Scofield, Helen Mirren, David Threlfall, David Suchet & Jeremy Kemp. Two children befriend an isolated old man who holds a terrible secret. (Subtitles Available)
Sun 22 Dec 19 13:50 Dancing With Crime 1947. Crime Drama. Directed by John Paddy Carstairs. Stars Richard Attenborough, Barry K. Barnes, Sheila Sim & Garry Marsh. A Cab driver gets mistaken with a gang. He sets out to expose the group. (Subtitles Available)
Sun 22 Dec 19 15:30 Catweazle The Heavenly Twins. 1971. Stars: Geoffrey Bayldon, Gary Warren, Peter Butterworth. 'Magic is magic' says Catweazle in one of his more profound moments.
Sun 22 Dec 19 16:00 Derby Day 1952. Drama. Directed by Herbert Wilcox. Stars Anna Neagle, Michael Wilding, Googie Withers & John McCallum. On the morning of the Epsom Derby, a disparate group of people prepare to go to the races. (Subtitles Available)
Sun 22 Dec 19 17:40 Ice Champions Made in the late 1940s, we follow the workings of Wembley Ice Rink and watch British champion Figure skater, Marion Davies, along with Cecilia Colledge, Daphne Walker and various others.
Sun 22 Dec 19 17:55 Post Early for Christmas 1951. Animation. This delightful silhouette animation may not be the most logical argument for helping the Post Office out, but who cares when it's so charmingly packaged.
Sun 22 Dec 19 18:00 Get Some In! Coke. 1976. Stars: Tony Selby, David Janson, Gerard Ryder. Severe Weather and a fuel shortage have brought about rationing (S2, E02)
Sun 22 Dec 19 18:30 IWM: A Diary for Timothy (1945) Impressionist portrait of wartime Britain as presented to new-born baby Timothy, directed by Humphrey Jennings with narration written by E.M Forster and spoken by Michael Redgrave
Sun 22 Dec 19 19:20 Make Mine a Million 1959. Comedy. Director: Lance Comfort. Stars Arthur Askey, Sidney James, Dermot Walsh. A soap powder salesman decides what he really needs is TV advertising. The problem is he's broke. (Subtitles Available)
Sun 22 Dec 19 21:00 Mystery and Imagination Dracula. Director: Patrick DromGoole. Stars: Denholm Elliott, James Maxwell, Corin Redgrave. A vampire count from Transylvania arrives in Victorian England.
Sun 22 Dec 19 22:50 Fear in the Night 1972. Horror. Director: Jimmy Sangster. Stars Judy Geeson, Joan Collins, Ralph Bates. A woman recovering from a nervous breakdown moves with her husband but becomes terrified of a mysterious man

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TPTV Schedule Dec 23rd – Dec 29th

DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Mon 23 Dec 19 00:40 D.O.A. 1988. Thriller. Directed by Annabel Jankel and Rocky Morton. Starring Dennis Quaid, Meg Ryan and Charlotte Rampling. Dexter Cornell, an English Professor, becomes embroiled in a series of murders
Mon 23 Dec 19 02:40 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.
Mon 23 Dec 19 04:45 Death Goes To School 1953. Crime drama with Barbara Murray and Gordon Jackson in the lead role. A rare, old British mystery surrounding a strangulation at a school that needs Scotland Yard to investigate. (Subtitles Available)
Mon 23 Dec 19 06:00 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. (Subtitles Available)
Mon 23 Dec 19 07:20 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
Mon 23 Dec 19 09:10 At The Earth's Core 1976. Adventure. Directed by Kevin Connor. Stars Doug McClure, Peter Cushing, Caroline Munro & Cy Grant. A Victorian Scientist miscalculates his new machine and ends up in the Earth's core
Mon 23 Dec 19 11:00 June Allyson The Trench Coat. Stars June Allyson as the regular hostess and occasional star of this dramatic anthology series. This episode guest stars David Niven and Lyle Talbot
Mon 23 Dec 19 11:30 IWM: Next of Kin Ealing Studios production, directed by Thorold Dickinson, demonstrating the perils of 'careless talk' during wartime, with Mervyn Johns, Jack Hawkins, Basil Radford, Naunton Wayne and Nova Pilbeam.
Mon 23 Dec 19 13:40 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.
Mon 23 Dec 19 15:20 Beyond Christmas 1940. Drama. Directed by A Edward Sutherland. Stars Harry Carey, C. Aubrey Smith & Charles Winninger. The ghosts of three victims of an airplane crash return to Earth to help reunite a young couple. (Subtitles Available)
Mon 23 Dec 19 17:05 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)
Mon 23 Dec 19 19:20 The Holly and the Ivy 1952. Drama. A heart-warming tale of a minister and his family reunited at Christmas time recounting their trials. Directed by George More O'Ferrall. Stars Ralph Richardson & Celia Johnson. (Subtitles Available)
Mon 23 Dec 19 21:00 Special Branch Miss International. 1970. Stars: Derren Nesbitt, Fulton Mackay, Morris Perry. When appeared to be a straightforward case, protecting the wife of a foreign VIP, it turns into nightmare.
Mon 23 Dec 19 22:00 Station Six Sahara 1963. Drama. Director: Seth Holt. Stars: Carroll Baker, Peter van Eyck, Ian Bannen. A female member joins a group of men running an oil station in the Sahara Desert and the emotions start soaring.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Tue 24 Dec 19 00:00 The One That Got Away 1957. Drama. Directed by Roy Ward Baker. Stars Hardy Kruger, Colin Gordon & Michael Goodliffe. A German flight officer is shot down over England and makes numerous attempts to escape to fight again.
Tue 24 Dec 19 02:15 Rock City 1973. Doc. Stars Cat Stevens, Tina Turner, Jimi Hendrix, Mick Jagger, Otis Redding, Rod Stewart Pete Townshend & more. Vintage film footage from the hey-day of the London's rock and roll scene.
Tue 24 Dec 19 04:20 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 24 Dec 19 06:00 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.
Tue 24 Dec 19 07:00 Duel In the Jungle 1954. Adventure. Director: George Marshall. Stars: Dana Andrews, Jeanne Crain, David Farrar. In Rhodesia, the accidental death of a diamond broker raises suspicions with his American insurer.
Tue 24 Dec 19 09:00 Home For Christmas 1990. Drama. Directed by Peter McCubbin. Mickey Rooney is an old thief who befriends a child. Good performances and a touch of supernatural bring a solid sentimental journey. Starring Simon Richards. (Subtitles Available)
Tue 24 Dec 19 11:00 June Allyson The Way Home. Stars: June Allyson, Ronald Reagan, Bethel Leslie. Reagan plays a schoolteacher who just wants to teach his lessons and bury his head in the sand about anything else
Tue 24 Dec 19 11:30 Scrooge (1935) 1935. Family. Ebenezer Scrooge (Seymour Hicks) is persuaded to change his ways one Christmas by visitations from the ghosts of Christmas past, present and yet-to-come. Also stars Donald Calthrop. (Subtitles Available)
Tue 24 Dec 19 13:10 The Other Love 1947. Romantic drama. Seriously ill concert pianist Karen (Barbara Stanwyck) is admitted to a Swiss sanatorium, where she is attracted to the suave Doctor Stanton (David Niven). (Subtitles Available)
Tue 24 Dec 19 15:00 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. (Subtitles Available)
Tue 24 Dec 19 16:15 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.
Tue 24 Dec 19 18:00 For the Love of Ada … Special With Ada. Starring Irene Handl, Wilfred Pickles & Barbara Mitchell. A Christmas special of the gentle 70s sitcom about Ada and Walter, who find love. (Subtitles Available)
Tue 24 Dec 19 18:40 Oliver Twist 1948. Drama. Directed by David Lean. Stars John Howard Davies, Alec Guinness, Robert Newton & Kay Walsh. An orphaned boy in London joins a household of boys trained to steal for their master. (Subtitles Available)
Tue 24 Dec 19 21:00 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
Tue 24 Dec 19 22:00 The Lovers! 1973. Comedy. Director: Herbert Wise. Stars Richard Beckinsale, Paula Wilcox, Joan Scott. Like everyone else since Adam & Eve, Geoffrey & Beryl want to fall in love. But this is Manchester in 1972
Tue 24 Dec 19 23:50 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
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Wed 25 Dec 19 03:00 I Live In Grosvenor Square 1945. Comedy. Director: Herbert Wilcox. Stars Robert Morley, Anna Neagle, Rex Harrison & Dean Jagger. Lady Patricia Fairfax soon finds herself falling for the charms of American flyer John Patterson. (Subtitles Available)
Wed 25 Dec 19 05:15 Night Before Christmas A beautiful adaptation of the famous poem, with a mixture of animation and live action made in 1946.
Wed 25 Dec 19 05:30 Get Some In! Christmas at the Camp. 1975. Stars: Tony Selby, Robert Lindsay, David Janson. C Flight must stay behind when they're picked for maintenance duty (Special)
Wed 25 Dec 19 06:00 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. (Subtitles Available)
Wed 25 Dec 19 07:15 The Miracle Of The Bells 1948. Drama. Granting her final request, a Hollywood press agent brings the dead body of an actress back to her hometown for burial. Starring Frank Sinatra & Fred MacMurray.
Wed 25 Dec 19 09:40 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 (Subtitles Available)
Wed 25 Dec 19 11:00 June Allyson Moment of Fear. Stars: June Allyson, Stephen McNally, Lyle Bettger. On a team-building camping trip, the allegiances and consciences of three men are tested.
Wed 25 Dec 19 11:30 Androcles and the Lion 1953. Drama. Starring Alan Young as Androcles, a Christian who lives in ancient Rome. Upon seeing a lion in severe pain, he manages to remove a massive thorn from the beast's paw.
Wed 25 Dec 19 13:25 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)
Wed 25 Dec 19 15:30 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)
Wed 25 Dec 19 17:15 Scrooge: A Christmas Carol 1951. Drama. Directed by Brian Desmond Hurst. Starring Alastair Sim, Jack Warner, Kathleen Harrison & Sir Michael Hordern. Christmas is not a time of celebration for the tight-fisted Ebenezer Scrooge. (Subtitles Available)
Wed 25 Dec 19 19:00 The Amazing Mr Blunden 1972. Fantasy. Director: Lionel Jeffries. Stars: Laurence Naismith, Graham Crowden, Dorothy Alison & Diana Dors. Mr. Blunden visits Mrs. Allen to make her an offer she cannot refuse. (Subtitles Available)
Wed 25 Dec 19 21:00 Public Eye 1972. Mystery Drama. Horse and Carriage. Stars Alfred Burke, Pat Heywood & Tony Melody. Marker finds the season of goodwill a little hard to bear when a husband hires Marker to investigate his wife.
Wed 25 Dec 19 22:05 Are You Being Served? 1977. Comedy. Director: Bob Kellett. Stars: John Inman, Mollie Sugden, Frank Thornton. The staff of Grace Bros. take a trip while the department is being remodelled.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Thu 26 Dec 19 00:05 The Lost Continent 1968. Adventure. Director: Michael Carreras. Stars: Eric Porter, Hildegard Knef & Suzanna Leigh. On their way to South America, the passengers and crew of an old freighter face many challenges.
Thu 26 Dec 19 01:50 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)
Thu 26 Dec 19 03:55 I'll Turn To You 1946. Starring Irene Handl. A returning soldier finds readjusting to married life and civvy street very difficult. Stars Don Stannard & Terry Randall. (Subtitles Available)
Thu 26 Dec 19 05:50 Christmas In Britain Join the festive cheer all over the country in this short film showing how Christmases past were celebrated in London the great British countryside & a traditional British home.
Thu 26 Dec 19 06:00 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 26 Dec 19 07:35 The Story of Shirley Yorke 1948. Drama. Director: Maclean Rogers. Stars Dinah Sheridan, Derek Farr & John Robinson. Nurse Yorke assists her boss, Dr Napier, who is able of effecting a new treatment on the ailing wife of a Lord (Subtitles Available)
Thu 26 Dec 19 09:25 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 26 Dec 19 11:00 June Allyson So Dim The Light. Stars: June Allyson, Robert Culp, Lawrence Dobkin. When a major film star loses her sight in a car accident, a tough but fair assistant helps her to accept her blindness.
Thu 26 Dec 19 11:30 The Flying Deuces 1939. Comedy. Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy join the foreign legion to get over Ollie's broken heart. (Subtitles Available)
Thu 26 Dec 19 12:50 A Little of What You Fancy 1968. A loving tribute to British Music Hall with Lily Morris and Gus Elen. Featuring original archive film, rare prints, portraits and photographs, it traces what remains of the great music halls. (Subtitles Available)
Thu 26 Dec 19 14:00 Rooms Arthur & Rowena P1. Two part weekly dramas concerning the various drifters who rent rooms in a lodging house.
Thu 26 Dec 19 14:30 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)
Thu 26 Dec 19 16:40 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)
Thu 26 Dec 19 18:50 The Magic Box 1951. Biography. Director: John Boulting. Stars: Robert Donat, Maria Schell & Renee Asherson. A chronicle of the life of William Friese Greene, a British inventor and early pioneer in cinema. (Subtitles Available)
Thu 26 Dec 19 21:00 The Human Jungle Ring of Hate. 1965. Stars Herbert Lom. Why does Leigh Garner, training for a boxing championship, react so violently against his father? Guest stars Dudley Sutton and Bernard Lee. (S2, E5)
Thu 26 Dec 19 22:00 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.
Thu 26 Dec 19 00:00 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.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Fri 27 Dec 19 01:45 Age Of Consent 1969. Drama. Directed by Michael Powell. Stars James Mason, Helen Mirren, Jack MacGowran & Neva Carr-Glynn. An elderly artist rediscovers his muse in the form of a young girl.
Fri 27 Dec 19 04:00 Your Money Or Your Wife 1960. Comedy. Newly-weds Gay (Peggy Cummins) and Pel (Donald Sinden) must divorce to claim an inheritance. Starring Peter Reynolds. (Subtitles Available)
Fri 27 Dec 19 05:45 Christmas Under Fire It's 1940 as the UK prepares for Christmas in this propaganda film intended for US audiences. It's a Christmas of holly & barbed wire yet the British are determined to make it as cheerful as possible.
Fri 27 Dec 19 06:00 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)
Fri 27 Dec 19 07:20 Scrooge (1935) 1935. Family. Ebenezer Scrooge (Seymour Hicks) is persuaded to change his ways one Christmas by visitations from the ghosts of Christmas past, present and yet-to-come. Also stars Donald Calthrop. (Subtitles Available)
Fri 27 Dec 19 08:55 The Gentleman Bandit 1981. Crime drama directed by Jonathan Kaplan. Based on the real-life ordeal of Baltimore priest Bernard Pagano who was arrested for a series of hold-ups.
Fri 27 Dec 19 11:00 June Allyson Trial by Fear. Stars: June Allyson, Chuck Connors, Pippa Scott. A lawyer and his wife stop at a small town, but cannot understand why everyone makes them feel so unwelcome.
Fri 27 Dec 19 11:30 Christmas Under Fire It's 1940 as the UK prepares for Christmas in this propaganda film intended for US audiences. It's a Christmas of holly & barbed wire yet the British are determined to make it as cheerful as possible.
Fri 27 Dec 19 11:45 Pool of London 1951. Crime. Director: Basil Dearden. Stars: Bonar Colleano, Susan Shaw, Renee Asherson. When their ship docks the crew disembark as usual but only to pick up their lives in post war London. (Subtitles Available)
Fri 27 Dec 19 13:30 Robin's Nest Christmas at Robin's Nest. Stars Tony Britton, Tessa Wyatt & Richard O'Sullivan. Robin grows tired as he attempts to put up the decorations (Subtitles Available)
Fri 27 Dec 19 14:00 Rooms Arthur & Rowena P2.Two part weekly dramas concerning the various drifters who rent rooms in a lodging house.
Fri 27 Dec 19 14:30 Early One Morning 1937. Classic Swedish documentary by Gosta Roosling about an early morning Christmas service in a country church.
Fri 27 Dec 19 14:45 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.
Fri 27 Dec 19 16:30 Christmas In Britain Join the festive cheer all over the country in this short film showing how Christmases past were celebrated in London the great British countryside & a traditional British home.
Fri 27 Dec 19 16:40 Jigsaw 1962. Directed by Val Guest and starring Jack Warner. A woman is murdered and it's up to Detective Fellows to sift through the clues and solve the 'Jigsaw'. Great shots of Brighton in the 60s. (Subtitles Available)
Fri 27 Dec 19 18:45 Christmas Carols in 1947 Glimpses: Join us in a Christmas Carol sing along filmed in 1947.
Fri 27 Dec 19 19:00 Campbell's Kingdom 1957. Drama. Directed by Ralph Thomas. Stars Dirk Bogarde, Stanley Baker, Michael Craig, Barbara Murray & John Laurie. A Canadian Rockies landowner leads the fight against a dam builder.
Fri 27 Dec 19 21:00 Hazell Hazell and the Weekend Man. 1978. Stars: Nicholas Ball, Eamon Boland & Sam Dale. Hazell is hired to follow a man who is in lodgings but is surprised when the man vanishes in thin air.
Fri 27 Dec 19 22:00 Lady Godiva Rides Again 1952. Comedy. Directed by Frank Launder. Stars Dennis Price, John McCallum, Stanley Holloway, Sidney James & Diana Dors. A young girl finds herself in trouble after winning a beauty pageant.
Fri 27 Dec 19 00:00 Villain (1971) 1971. Drama. Director: Michael Tuchner. Stars Richard Burton, Ian McShane & Nigel Davenport. Your everyday London businessman and sadistic gang leader. Once you've met, you'll wish you hadn't.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Sat 28 Dec 19 02:00 The Day The Earth Caught Fire 1961. Sci-Fi Drama. Directed by Val Guest. Stars Janet Munro, Leo McKern, Edward Judd and Michael Goodliffe. U.S and Russia test atomic bombs at the same time, which alters the nutation of the Earth. (Subtitles Available)
Sat 28 Dec 19 04:00 Beyond the Curtain 1960. Drama. Directed by Compton Bennett. Starring Richard Greene, Eva Bartok and Marius Goring. East German refugee Karen finds herself back at home when the flight she works on is forced down. (Subtitles Available)
Sat 28 Dec 19 05:45 Christmas Rhapsody Charming Christmas film made in 1948 A small, lonely pine tree wishes to be chosen for Christmas and to be taken home.
Sat 28 Dec 19 06:00 Pit of Darkness 1961. Crime drama. A partner of a safe making firm is found unconscious on a bomb site. A large safe his company installed has been robbed. Starring William Franklyn and Nigel Green. (Subtitles Available)
Sat 28 Dec 19 07:35 Christmas in 1942 Charming footage of a traditional Christmas party in war time – where handmade paper hats are a must and everyone surprisingly gets a gift from Father Christmas.
Sat 28 Dec 19 07:40 IWM: The True Glory (1945) Oscar winning documentary directed by Carol Reed & Garson Kanin about the Allied invasion of Europe. Commentary by Peter Ustinov, John Laurie, Jimmy Hanley and Richard Attenborough.
Sat 28 Dec 19 09:25 Christmas Rhapsody Charming Christmas film made in 1948 A small, lonely pine tree wishes to be chosen for Christmas and to be taken home.
Sat 28 Dec 19 09:40 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.
Sat 28 Dec 19 11:30 Overseas Press Club – Exclusive! The Billion Franc Mystery. 1957. Stars: Lee Patterson, Nicole Maurey, Anton Diffring. A 1960 anthology series with a focus on foreign intrigue.
Sat 28 Dec 19 12:00 The Christmas Truce of 1914 -Lest We Forget Lest We Forget. With Alan Forbes, we visit the site where late on Christmas Eve 1914, our boys heard German troops singing carols and on Christmas Day British and German soldiers met in no man's land.
Sat 28 Dec 19 12:15 Krakatoa East Of Java 1968. Drama. Directed by Bernard L Kowalski. Stars Diane Baker, Maximilian Schell, Brian Keith, John Leyton & Sal Mineo. A ship captain Hanson plans a salvage mission in The Dutch East Indies.
Sat 28 Dec 19 14:50 London in the 30s/40s Amateur footage of a trip around London in the late 30s and early 40s. Many of the familiar iconic landmarks and some great 'people watching' footage
Sat 28 Dec 19 14:55 BFI: Terminus 1961. Drama. Directed by John Schlesinger. Iconic short of a day in the life of a London Railway Station.
Sat 28 Dec 19 15:30 Catweazle The Sign of the Crab. 1971. Stars Geoffrey Bayldon, Gary Warren & Moray Watson. When Burglars raid King's Farthing, there are no prizes into who's hands the stolen property falls.
Sat 28 Dec 19 16:00 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)
Sat 28 Dec 19 17:45 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 28 Dec 19 19:35 The Mirror Crack'd 1981. Crime. Director: Guy Hamilton. Stars: Angela Lansbury, Tony Curtis, Rock Hudson. Miss Marple comes to solve the mystery when a local woman is poisoned
Sat 28 Dec 19 21:40 Peeping Tom 1960. Horror. Director: Michael Powell. Stars: Karlheinz Bohm, Anna Massey, Moira Shearer. A young man murders women, using a movie camera to film their dying expressions of terror.
Sat 28 Dec 19 23:40 Penny Gold 1973. Drama. Director: Jack Cardiff. Stars James Booth, Francesca Annis & Nicky Henson. Mathew is determined to crack the brutal murder of a young woman whose body is identified by her identical twin. (Subtitles Available)
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Sun 29 Dec 19 01:25 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 29 Dec 19 04:10 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
Sun 29 Dec 19 06:00 Impulse (1955) 1955. Drama. Directed by Charles De la Tour & Cy Endfield. Stars Arthur Kennedy, Constance Smith & Joy Shelton. A Night club singer tricks an estate agent into thinking he killed a jewel thief. (Subtitles Available)
Sun 29 Dec 19 07:35 Windbag The Sailor 1936. Comedy. Directed by William Beaudine. Stars Will Hay, Moore Marriott, Graham Moffatt & Norma Varden. A sea captain's tall tales are tested when he is coerced into commanding an unseaworthy ship.
Sun 29 Dec 19 09:20 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. (Subtitles Available)
Sun 29 Dec 19 10:30 Stolen Assignment 1955. Comedy. Director: Terence Fisher. Stars: John Bentley, Hy Hazell, Eddie Byrne. A young female reporter, tired of the lightweight stories her editor assigns her, is looking for something more.
Sun 29 Dec 19 11:45 Scrooge: A Christmas Carol 1951. Drama. Directed by Brian Desmond Hurst. Starring Alastair Sim, Jack Warner, Kathleen Harrison & Sir Michael Hordern. Christmas is not a time of celebration for the tight-fisted Ebenezer Scrooge. (Subtitles Available)
Sun 29 Dec 19 13:30 The Three Worlds of Gulliver 1960. Family adventure. Directed by Jack Sher. Starring Kerwin Mathews, Jo Morrow and June Thorburn. After being shipwrecked, a man finds himself in strange lands. (Subtitles Available)
Sun 29 Dec 19 15:30 Catweazle The Black Wheels. 1971. Stars Geoffrey Bayldon, Gary Warren & Moray Watson. When Groome loses his voice, Catweazle's efforts to find it reduce the residents of King's Farthing to a state hysteria
Sun 29 Dec 19 16:00 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 29 Dec 19 17:45 How Television Works Made in 1951 Very interesting early public information film explains how televisions work, everything from the cameras and the control rooms to the tubes and the signals.
Sun 29 Dec 19 18:00 Get Some In! Ejected. 1976. Stars: Tony Selby, David Janson, Gerard Ryder. When Jakey learns his father will be ejected from his house, he takes matters into his own hands. (S2, E03)
Sun 29 Dec 19 18:30 IWM: Cameraman at War (1943) A tribute to the cameramen of the newsreel companies and the British Service film units, compiled by Len Lye with commentary by Raymond Glendenning.
Sun 29 Dec 19 18:50 The Magic Box 1951. Biography. Director: John Boulting. Stars: Robert Donat, Maria Schell & Renee Asherson. A chronicle of the life of William Friese Greene, a British inventor and early pioneer in cinema. (Subtitles Available)
Sun 29 Dec 19 21:00 Mystery and Imagination The Suicide Club. Director Mike Vardy. Stars: Alan Dobie, Bernard Archard, Hildegard Neil. Prince Florizel of Bohemia discovers a secret club where desperate men gamble with their lives.
Sun 29 Dec 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.
Sun 29 Dec 19 00:55 Dakota Lil 1950. Western starring George Montgomery, Rod Cameron and Marie Windsor. Lil (Marie Windsor) is an all dancing, all singing gal. She also knows how to forge bank notes, but Tom is on to her. (Subtitles Available)
Sun 29 Dec 19 02:45 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…
Sun 29 Dec 19 04:40 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. (Subtitles Available)

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DATE TIME PROGRAMME SYNOPSIS
Mon 30 Dec 19 00:55 Dakota Lil 1950. Western starring George Montgomery, Rod Cameron and Marie Windsor. Lil (Marie Windsor) is an all dancing, all singing gal. She also knows how to forge bank notes, but Tom is on to her. (Subtitles Available)
Mon 30 Dec 19 02:45 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…
Mon 30 Dec 19 04:40 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. (Subtitles Available)
Mon 30 Dec 19 06:00 The Hostage 1956. Drama. A South American revolutionary is facing death for murder but the President's daughter in London is taken hostage. Starring Ron Randell. (Subtitles Available)
Mon 30 Dec 19 07:30 Dusty Ermine 1936. Drama directed by Bernard Vorhaus and starring Margaret Rutherford and Anthony Bushell. Going 'straight' after being in jail, Jim is suspected when forged notes start circulating in the area. (Subtitles Available)
Mon 30 Dec 19 09:15 Christmas Under Fire It's 1940 as the UK prepares for Christmas in this propaganda film intended for US audiences. It's a Christmas of holly & barbed wire yet the British are determined to make it as cheerful as possible.
Mon 30 Dec 19 09:25 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.
Mon 30 Dec 19 11:00 June Allyson Threat By Evil. Stars: June Allyson, Barry Nelson, Pat Crowley. Next door neighbours to the young Decker family are an odd, secretive couple.
Mon 30 Dec 19 11:30 Trent's Last Case 1953. Drama. Director: Herbert Wilcox. Stars: Margaret Lockwood, Michael Wilding & Orson Welles. Private eye, Philip Trent, suspects foul play when an American financier is found dead.
Mon 30 Dec 19 13:15 Lady Hamilton (AKA: The 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)
Mon 30 Dec 19 15:45 Six-Five Special 1958. Musical. Director: Alfred Shaughnessy. Stars Lonnie Donegan, Dickie Valentine, Jim Dale, Petula Clark & a host of stars. A singer boards a train & finds stars on their way to record a show. (Subtitles Available)
Mon 30 Dec 19 17:30 The Big Money 1956. Comedy. Directed by John Paddy Carstairs and starring Ian Carmichael, Belinda Lee and Leslie Philips. A petty thief gets more than he bargained for when he steals a briefcase full of money.
Mon 30 Dec 19 19:15 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 (Subtitles Available)
Mon 30 Dec 19 21:00 Special Branch Warrant For A Phoenix. 1970. Stars Derren Nesbitt, Fulton Mackay, Morris Perry. An accusation of theft against a highly respected Greek historian sets the Special Branch team a problem.
Mon 30 Dec 19 22:00 The Cotton Club 1984. Drama. Director: Francis Ford Coppola. Stars Richard Gere, Gregory Hines, Diane Lane & Nicholas Cage. The Cotton Club was a night club in Harlem, famous for its visitors and Jazz music.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Tue 31 Dec 19 00:40 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)
Tue 31 Dec 19 02:40 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)
Tue 31 Dec 19 05:00 It Happened In Soho 1948. Drama. Director: Frank Chisnell. Stars Richard Murdoch, Patricia Raine & Henry Oscar. Murder drama set in Soho involving a police inspector, a newspaper reporter and a country girl.
Tue 31 Dec 19 06:00 Man In The Mirror 1936. Drama with Edward Everett-Horton & Alastair Sim. A timid businessman, while looking into his mirror, is confronted by his alter ego. (Subtitles Available)
Tue 31 Dec 19 07:35 Bombay Waterfront 1952. Directed by Maclean Rogers and starring John Bentley, Patricia Dainton and Peter Gawthorne. Follows Temple's efforts to aid the police in solving a series of gruesome murders. (Subtitles Available)
Tue 31 Dec 19 09:00 Geordie 1955. Comedy. Directed by Frank Launder. Stars Bill Travers, Alastair Sim, Miles Malleson & Raymond Huntley. A Scottish lad represents Britain in the Olympics but insists on wearing his kilt.
Tue 31 Dec 19 11:00 June Allyson Escape. Stars: June Allyson, Brian Donlevy, Norman Leavitt. A greedy farming couple try to outwit an armed robber they are hiding.
Tue 31 Dec 19 11:30 Blitz On Britain 1960. Doc. Director: Harry Booth. Stars: Alistair Cooke, Henning Skaarup. Archive footage from both British and German sources to tell the story of the defence of Britain during World War II.
Tue 31 Dec 19 12:45 Deadly Record 1959. Drama. Director: Laurence Huntingdon. Stars: Lee Patterson, Barbara Shelley, Jane Hylton. An airline pilot, falsely accused of his wife's murder, sets out to find who really did it.
Tue 31 Dec 19 14:00 Rooms Sarah. Stars: Susie Blake, Maureen Lipman, Sam Dastor. New Year's Eve can be very lonely for people in the rooms, so Sarah opts to throw a party.
Tue 31 Dec 19 14:30 Talking Pictures TV With Veronica Hurst An Talking Pictures TV exclusive interview with Veronica Hurst, who discusses her life and work, including the film Angels One Five
Tue 31 Dec 19 14:45 Angels One Five 1952. War. Director: George More O'Ferrall. Stars Jack Hawkins, Michael Denison, John Gregson & Dulcie Grey & Veronica Hurst. The story of an RAF squadron at the height of the Battle of Britain.
Tue 31 Dec 19 16:45 Conspiracy of Hearts 1960. Drama. Directed by Ralph Thomas. Stars Lilli Palmer, Sylvia Syms, Yvonne Mitchell & Ronald Lewis. During WW2, a Mother Superior wishes to smuggle out Jewish children from a concentration camp.
Tue 31 Dec 19 19:00 Talking Pictures TV Remembers A look back at some of the irreplaceable stars we have lost over 2019.
Tue 31 Dec 19 19:10 The Wolves of Willoughby Chase 1989. Adventure. Director: Stuart Orme. Stars: Stephanie Beacham, Mel Smith, Emily Hudson. The story of two cousins thwarting the evil schemes of their governess Miss. Slighcarp (Subtitles Available)
Tue 31 Dec 19 21:00 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 31 Dec 19 22:00 This Sporting Life 1963. Drama. Directed by Lindsay Anderson. Richard Harris, Rachel Roberts & Alan Badel. Despite success on the field, a rising rugby star senses the emerging emptiness of his life.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Wed 01 Jan 20 00:45 The Teckman Mystery 1954. Drama. Director: Wendy Toye. Stars: Margaret Leighton, John Justin & Roland Culver. A writer is commissioned to write the biography of a young airman who died while testing a new plane.
Wed 01 Jan 20 02:35 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.
Wed 01 Jan 20 04:35 River Beat 1954. Crime drama directed by Guy Green. A radio operator is duped into smuggling diamonds and is caught by Customs Detective Baker (John Bentley). Starring Phyllis Kirk and Bill Nagy. (Subtitles Available)
Wed 01 Jan 20 06:00 Paul Temple's Triumph 1950. Nettlefold Films production directed by Maclean Rogers and starring John Bentley & Dinah Sheridan. Paul Temple is on the hunt for a kidnapped scientist who's invented a secret formula. (Subtitles Available)
Wed 01 Jan 20 07:35 13 East Street 1952. Drama. Directed by Robert Baker. Starring Patrick Holt, Dora Bryan & Michael Balfour. A detective poses as an escaped convict to catch a gang of warehouse robbers. (Subtitles Available)
Wed 01 Jan 20 08:45 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 01 Jan 20 11:00 June Allyson Piano Man. Stars: June Allyson, Keenan Wynn, Vic Damone. The marriage of a mild-mannered club pianist is threatened by his inability to stand up to a bullying predatory businessman.
Wed 01 Jan 20 11:30 The Jungle Book 1942. Adventure. Directed by Zoltan Korda. Stars Sabu, Joseph Calleia & John Qualen. An adaptation of Kipling's tale, in which a man-cub is protected by Baloo the bear and Bagheera the Black Panther.
Wed 01 Jan 20 13:40 Up In The World 1956. Comedy. Director: John Paddy Carstairs. Stars Norman Wisdom, Maureen Swanson & Jerry Desmonde. A window cleaner works at a country estate where the owner's son is threatened by kidnappers.
Wed 01 Jan 20 15:25 The Amazing Mr Blunden 1972. Fantasy. Director: Lionel Jeffries. Stars: Laurence Naismith, Graham Crowden, Dorothy Alison & Diana Dors. Mr. Blunden visits Mrs. Allen to make her an offer she cannot refuse. (Subtitles Available)
Wed 01 Jan 20 17:25 The Flying Scot 1957. Crime. Director: Compton Bennett. Stars Lee Patterson, Kay Callard & Alan Gifford. After learning what's being transported on the Flying Scot, Ronnie Cowan plans the biggest robbery of all time
Wed 01 Jan 20 18:55 The Mirror Crack'd 1981. Crime. Director: Guy Hamilton. Stars: Angela Lansbury, Tony Curtis, Rock Hudson. Miss Marple comes to solve the mystery when a local woman is poisoned
Wed 01 Jan 20 21:00 Rumpole of the Bailey Rumpole and the Heavy Brigade. Stars: Leo McKern, Peggy Thorpe-Bates, Peter Bowles. Rumpole returns to bloodstains as he defends a petty crook on a murder charge.
Wed 01 Jan 20 22:05 Up The Chastity Belt 1971. Comedy. Director: Bob Kellett. Stars: Frankie Howerd, Eartha Kitt, Anna Quayle. Lurkalot is a serf who sells chastity belts and love potions at the local market place.
Wed 01 Jan 20 23:55 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.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Thu 02 Jan 20 01:25 The Deep 1977. Adventure. Director: Peter Yates. Stars Jacqueline Bisset, Nick Nolte & Dick Anthony Williams. In Bermuda, two amateur treasure-hunters run into criminals when uncovering a WW2 treasure. (Subtitles Available)
Thu 02 Jan 20 03:55 Duel In the Jungle 1954. Adventure. Director: George Marshall. Stars: Dana Andrews, Jeanne Crain, David Farrar. In Rhodesia, the accidental death of a diamond broker raises suspicions with his American insurer.
Thu 02 Jan 20 06:00 Naked Fury 1959. After a robbery during which the night-watchman is killed, the robbers take his daughter hostage. Stars Kenneth Cope & Reed de Rouen. (Subtitles Available)
Thu 02 Jan 20 07:15 Don't Bother To Knock 1961. Comedy. Director: Cyril Frankel. Stars Richard Todd, Nicole Maurey & Elke Sommer. A flirtatious travel agent gives all his girlfriends keys to his flat which seemingly backfires.
Thu 02 Jan 20 09:00 IWM: Time Piece (1966) 1966. A round-the-clock, round-the-world, picture of the work of the RAF during the mid-1960s.
Thu 02 Jan 20 09:25 Mr. Winkle Goes To War 1944. Comedy. Director: Alfred E. Green. Stars: Edward G. Robinson, Ruth Warrick and Ted Donaldson. Mr Winkle, a mild-mannered, middle-aged bank clerk finds himself in battle in the South Pacific.
Thu 02 Jan 20 11:00 June Allyson Sister Mary Slugger. Stars June Allyson as the regular hostess and occasional star of this dramatic anthology series. This episode guest stars Sean McClory and Sara Haden
Thu 02 Jan 20 11:30 My Brother's Keeper 1948. Thriller. Directed by Alfred Roome and starring Jack Warner, George Cole, David Tomlinson and Bill Owen. Two convicts escape, handcuffed to each other, and things get worse when they're seen.
Thu 02 Jan 20 13:15 IWM: High Journey (1958) 1958. Doc. European countries photographed from low-flying aircraft with an evocative soundtrack, revealing ancient capitals and heritage sites.
Thu 02 Jan 20 14:00 Rooms Henry & Jean P1. Two part weekly dramas concerning the various drifters who rent rooms in a lodging house.
Thu 02 Jan 20 14:30 Corridor Of Mirrors 1948. Drama. Directed by Terence Young. Starring Eric Portman, Edana Romney, Barbara Mullen & Christopher Lee. A man falls in love with a beautiful woman, whom he thinks he loved in a previous life. (Subtitles Available)
Thu 02 Jan 20 16:30 All Over The Town 1949. Drama. Director: Derek N. Twist. Norman Wooland, Sarah Churchill, Bryan Forbes & James Hayter. After serving in the RAF during WW2, Nat Hearn struggles to return to his pre-war job.
Thu 02 Jan 20 18:15 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre The Set-Up. 1962. Directed by Gerard Glaister. Stars Maurice Denham, John Carson & Brian Peck. A benevolent act on a train leads to something more sinister for an ex-convict.
Thu 02 Jan 20 19:15 Ring of Spies 1964. Drama. Directed by Robert Tronson. Stars Bernard Lee, William Sylvester, David Kossoff & Margaret Tyzack. A secret agent asks Henry Houghton to steal military secrets in exchange for a hefty fee (Subtitles Available)
Thu 02 Jan 20 21:00 The Human Jungle Conscience on a Rack. 1965. Stars Herbert Lom. Life's become a nightmare for Dorothy. She can't bring herself to tell Dr. Corder why she's being blackmailed. Guest stars Flora Robson. (S2, E6)
Thu 02 Jan 20 22:00 And Then There Were None 1974. Thriller. Director: Peter Collinson. Stars Charles Aznavour, Oliver Reed, Richard Attenborough & Herbert Lom. Ten people are invited to a hotel, only to find that there is a killer on the loose.
Thu 02 Jan 20 00:00 Gumshoe 1971. Comedy Drama. Directed by Stephen Frears. Stars Albert Finney, Billie Whitelaw & Frank Finlay. A comedian fulfils his Dashiell Hammett love by putting an ad in the paper as a private eye. (Subtitles Available)
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Fri 03 Jan 20 01:40 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)
Fri 03 Jan 20 03:25 The Green Man 1956. Comedy. Stars Alastair Sim, Raymond Huntley, George Cole & Terry-Thomas. A watchmaker turns out to be an assassin whose target is a leading politician but his plans are stalled.
Fri 03 Jan 20 05:00 Dick Tracy The Spider Strikes. Stars Ralph Byrd & Kay Hughes. A master criminal called The Spider puts the famous detective's brother under a hypnotic spell and turns him against Dick. (S1, E1)
Fri 03 Jan 20 05:35 IWM: Time Piece (1966) 1966. A round-the-clock, round-the-world, picture of the work of the RAF during the mid-1960s.
Fri 03 Jan 20 06:00 Fort Algiers 1953. Drama. Director: Lesley Selander. Stars Yvonne De Carlo, Carlos Thompson & Raymond Burr. In northwest Africa, a tribal leader tries to stir up a rebellion against the ruling powers. (Subtitles Available)
Fri 03 Jan 20 07:35 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.
Fri 03 Jan 20 09:05 Don't Panic Chaps 1959. Comedy. Directed by George Pollock. Stars Dennis Price, George Cole, Thorley Walters & Terence Alexander. British and German soldiers peacefully share a little island until Elsa is cast ashore.
Fri 03 Jan 20 10:50 IWM: Orace (1944) 1944. Short 'Careless Talk' film in the style of a silent comic melodrama, Second World War.
Fri 03 Jan 20 11:00 June Allyson The Blue Goose. Stars: Dick Powell, Joseph Cotten, Susan Oliver. An executive tries to reignite the passion he and his wife had for each other.
Fri 03 Jan 20 11:30 Sky West & Crooked 1966. Drama. Directed by John Mills and starring Hayley Mills, Ian MacShane, Annette Crosbie and Geoffrey Bayldon. A young, lonely teenage girl is traumatised after the death of a childhood friend.
Fri 03 Jan 20 13:35 IWM: They Stand Ready (1955) 1955. Documentary about National Service illustrated by the story of one young National Serviceman.
Fri 03 Jan 20 14:00 Rooms Henry & Jean P2. Two part weekly dramas concerning the various drifters who rent rooms in a lodging house.
Fri 03 Jan 20 14:30 Cage Of Gold 1950. Drama. Directed by Basil Dearden. Stars Jean Simmons, David Farrar, James Donald, Herbert Lom & Bernard Lee. A young widowed bride receives an unexpected visit when she remarries.
Fri 03 Jan 20 16:10 Trent's Last Case 1953. Drama. Director: Herbert Wilcox. Stars: Margaret Lockwood, Michael Wilding & Orson Welles. Private eye, Philip Trent, suspects foul play when an American financier is found dead.
Fri 03 Jan 20 17:55 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. (Subtitles Available)
Fri 03 Jan 20 19:05 No Highway in the Sky 1951. Drama. Directed by Henry Koster. Stars James Stewart, Jack Hawkins, Marlene Dietrich & Glynis Johns. An aeronautical engineer predicts that a new model of plane will fail catastrophically. (Subtitles Available)
Fri 03 Jan 20 21:00 Hazell Hazell Works for Nothing. 1978. Stars: Nicholas Ball, Lorraine Brown & Michael Graham Cox. It's a bad day for Hazell when he finds himself pursued by the police.
Fri 03 Jan 20 22:00 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.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Sat 04 Jan 20 00:40 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.
Sat 04 Jan 20 03:10 Shoot to Kill 1947. Crime drama. Directed by William Berke and starring Russell Wade, Luana Walters and Edmund MacDonald. A woman marries a corrupt D.A. to get evidence to help on a recent murder. (Subtitles Available)
Sat 04 Jan 20 04:20 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.
Sat 04 Jan 20 06:00 Flight From Vienna 1956. Drama. Director: Denis Kavanagh. Stars John Bentley, Theodore Bikel & Donald Gray. When a Hungarian official asks for asylum in the west, he is forced to go back home to prove his sincerity (Subtitles Available)
Sat 04 Jan 20 07:10 The Headless Ghost 1959. Comedy. Director Peter Graham Scott. Stars: Richard Lyon, Liliane Sottane, David Rose. Three youngsters encounter a ghost who is in limbo until he retrieves his lost head.
Sat 04 Jan 20 08:25 Serena 1962. Drama. Directed by Peter Maxwell. Starring Patrick Holt, Emrys Jones & Honor Blackman. An inspector strives to solve the mystery of an artist's dead wife. The artist becomes the main suspect. (Subtitles Available)
Sat 04 Jan 20 09:40 The Vengeance of Fu Manchu 1967. Horror. Directed by Jeremy Summers. Stars Christopher Lee as the evil Fu Manchu, who plots the death of his arch rival Inspector Smith of Scotland Yard.
Sat 04 Jan 20 11:30 Overseas Press Club – Exclusive! Santa Claus in a Jeep. 1957. Stars Ralph Bellamy, Robert Arden, Martin Benson. Ralph Bellamy plays a UN officer determined to help people in the Greek countryside with relief aid.
Sat 04 Jan 20 12:00 Blitz On Britain 1960. Doc. Director: Harry Booth. Stars: Alistair Cooke, Henning Skaarup. Archive footage from both British and German sources to tell the story of the defence of Britain during World War II.
Sat 04 Jan 20 13:15 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.
Sat 04 Jan 20 15:05 IWM: Treble One – A Tribute (1959) 1959. Film featuring the 111 Squadron, 'Black Arrows' aerobatics team.
Sat 04 Jan 20 15:30 Catweazle The Wogle Stone. 1971. Stars: Geoffrey Bayldon, Gary Warren, Moray Watson. Lord Collingford is tempted to sell King's Farthing and Duck Halt to an up-and-coming property tycoon.
Sat 04 Jan 20 16:00 Angels One Five 1952. War. Director: George More O'Ferrall. Stars Jack Hawkins, Michael Denison, John Gregson & Dulcie Grey & Veronica Hurst. The story of an RAF squadron at the height of the Battle of Britain.
Sat 04 Jan 20 18:00 Pot Carriers 1962. Drama. Director: Peter Graham Scott. Stars Ronald Fraser, Carole Lesley, Alfred Burke. In a moment of Jealousy, James finds himself for the first time in his life on the wrong side of the law. (Subtitles Available)
Sat 04 Jan 20 19:40 Lady Godiva Rides Again 1952. Comedy. Directed by Frank Launder. Stars Dennis Price, John McCallum, Stanley Holloway, Sidney James & Diana Dors. A young girl finds herself in trouble after winning a beauty pageant.
Sat 04 Jan 20 21:40 The Wolves of Willoughby Chase 1989. Adventure. Director: Stuart Orme. Stars: Stephanie Beacham, Mel Smith, Emily Hudson. The story of two cousins thwarting the evil schemes of their governess Miss. Slighcarp (Subtitles Available)
Sat 04 Jan 20 23:30 And Then There Were None 1974. Thriller. Director: Peter Collinson. Stars Charles Aznavour, Oliver Reed, Richard Attenborough & Herbert Lom. Ten people are invited to a hotel, only to find that there is a killer on the loose.
Date Time Programme Synopsis
Sun 05 Jan 20 01:30 Women of Twilight 1952. Drama. Director: Gordon Parry. Stars Rene Ray, Lois Maxwell, Laurence Harvey & Freda Jackson. Vivianne's lover is arrested after she finds she is carrying his child.
Sun 05 Jan 20 03:15 Oliver Twist 1948. Drama. Directed by David Lean. Stars John Howard Davies, Alec Guinness, Robert Newton & Kay Walsh. An orphaned boy in London joins a household of boys trained to steal for their master. (Subtitles Available)
Sun 05 Jan 20 05:35 IWM: The New Man (1965) 1965. Stylish 1960s RAF film promoting the work of ground crews.
Sun 05 Jan 20 06:00 I'll Get You For This 1951. Drama. Director Joseph M. Newman. Stars George Raft, Coleen Gray & Enzo Staiola. A gambler discovers he has been framed for the murder of a Treasury Agent and goes on a journey to clear his name
Sun 05 Jan 20 07:35 The Good Die Young 1954. Thriller. Director: Lewis Gilbert. Stars Robert Morley, Joan Collins, Laurence Harvey & Stanley Baker. A group of down-and-outs are holding up a post office van when things start to go wrong
Sun 05 Jan 20 09:35 IWM: The Journey Together Documentary feature about cadets hoping to become pilots in the RAF, directed by John Boulting, with Richard Attenborough, Jack Watling, David Tomlinson and Edward G Robinson.
Sun 05 Jan 20 11:30 Get Cracking 1943. Comedy. Directed by Marcel Varnel. Starring George Formby, Dinah Sheridan & Ronald Shiner. Formby joins the Home Guard and launches his own style of commando raid to steal a machine gun.
Sun 05 Jan 20 13:30 Challenge For Robin Hood 1967. Adventure. Director C.M Pennington Richards. Stars Barrie Ingham, James Hayter & Leon Greene. Robin de Courtenay, a Norman noble, is framed by his cousin for murder and so he flees to Nottingham
Sun 05 Jan 20 15:30 Catweazle The Enchanted King. 1971. Stars: Geoffrey Bayldon, Gary Warren, Moray Watson. A local sculptor is mistaken by Catweazle for a demon who turns people into stone.
Sun 05 Jan 20 16:00 Are You Being Served? 1977. Comedy. Director: Bob Kellett. Stars: John Inman, Mollie Sugden, Frank Thornton. The staff of Grace Bros. take a trip while the department is being remodelled.
Sun 05 Jan 20 18:00 Get Some In! Field Exercise. 1976. Stars: Tony Selby, David Janson, Gerard Ryder. C Flight are dropped 15 miles from home, but with no idea where and must find their way home. (S2, E04)
Sun 05 Jan 20 18:30 IWM: High Journey (1958) 1958. Doc. European countries photographed from low-flying aircraft with an evocative soundtrack, revealing ancient capitals and heritage sites.
Sun 05 Jan 20 19:10 Raising The Wind 1961. Comedy. Director: Gerald Thomas. James Robertson-Justice, Leslie Phillips, Sidney James. A riotous comedy about a group of music students who live in fear of conductor Sir Benjamin Boyd.
Sun 05 Jan 20 21:00 Mystery and Imagination Sweeney Todd. Director: Reginald Collin. Stars Freedie Jones, Peter Sallis and Russell Hunter. A fiendish barber in early 19th century London has many dark secrets
Sun 05 Jan 20 22:50 What Ever Happened To Aunt Alice 1969. Drama. Directed by Lee H. Katzin. Stars Ruth Gordon, Geraldine Page & Robert Fuller. Alice applies for the job of housekeeper in order to find out what happened to a missing widowed friend.
Sun 05 Jan 20 00:55 The Go Between 1971. Drama. Director: Joseph Losey. Stars: Julie Christie, Alan Bates, Margaret Leighton. A tale of torrid and forbidden love between a couple in the English countryside.
Sun 05 Jan 20 03:15 Konga 1961. Action. Directed by John Lemont. Stars Michael Gough, Margo Johns, Jess Conrad & Claire Gordon. When Dr. Decker survives a plane crash in Africa, he returns home with Konga, a small chimpanzee.
Sun 05 Jan 20 05:05 BFI: Terminus 1961. Drama. Directed by John Schlesinger. Iconic short of a day in the life of a London Railway Station.
Sun 05 Jan 20 05:40 IWM: Worker's Weekend (1943) 1943. Documentary recording the efforts of workers to build a Wellington Bomber in 30 hours, Second World War, directed by Ray Elton.