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Thu Feb 02
All Coppers Are

Thursday 01:15 - 03:00

1971. Drama. Director: Sidney Hayers. Starring: Martin Potter, Julia Foster, Nicky Henson, David Essex and Robin Askwith. A young policeman and a small-time crook are both involved with the same girl.

The Shakedown

Thursday 03:00 - 04:50

1960. Drama. Terence Morgan plays 'Augie' a crook just released from prison and intent on getting his rackets back from 'Collar' (Harry H Corbett). Stars Bill Owen, Robert Beatty and Hazel Court. [S]


Thursday 04:50 - 06:00

1936. Crime. A landslide traps a group of actors in a small theatre in Wales. The cashier is killed, who will be next? Starring Jimmy Handley and Dinah Sheridan. [S]

Honey West

Thursday 06:00 - 06:30

1965. A Stitch In Crime. Classic crime series produced by Aaron Spelling and starring Anne Francis. Honey is hired to recover a stolen dress collection valued at $100,000.

Strange Woman

Thursday 06:30 - 08:30

1946. Drama. Directed by Edgar G. Ulmer. Stars Hedy Lamarr, George Sanders & Louis Hayward. A beautiful, yet heartless woman, marries a rich man but also seduces his son and company foreman. [S]

Breaking The Codes

Thursday 08:30 - 09:00

Documentary. A look at William Friedman's great achievements in codebreaking during World War Two, including his teams battle against the indecipherable 'Purple' code system the Japanese used. [S]

Black Saddle

Thursday 09:00 - 09:30

1959. Client: Tagger. Western with Peter Breck. After his brothers are killed in a shootout, a gunfighter decides to hang up his guns and uphold the law by becoming a lawyer.

The Gelignite Gang

Thursday 09:30 - 11:00

1955. Directed by Terence Fisher and starring Wayne Morris, Sandra Dorne and Patrick Holt. Set in London's Soho, a gang of ruthless safecrackers plan their next robbery. [S]

Top Secret

Thursday 11:00 - 12:55

1953. Comedy. Director: Mario Zampi. Stars George Cole, Oskar Homolka & Nadia Gray. A sanitary engineer is mistaken for a spy after accidently taking a suitcase full of plans for a secret weapon. [S]

No Trace

Thursday 12:55 - 14:30

1950. Drama. Directed by John Gilling. Writer Robert Southley finds his lifestyle threatened by blackmail from a former US criminal associate. Stars Hugh Sinclair, Dinah Sheridan & John Laurie. [S]

Crown Court

Thursday 14:30 - 15:00

Conspiracy - Part 2. 1972. Stars Richard Warner, Charles Keating & David Ashford. It's unveiled to the court that journalist Trevor Luckhurst and student Jill Sawyer are known political activists. [S]

Melvyn's Talking Pictures

Thursday 15:00 - 15:10

Ladies and gentlemen, take your seats as Melvyn Hayes introduces another fine film from the 1930s, Let's Be Famous. This light-hearted British musical from 1939 stars Jimmy O'Dea and Betty Driver. [S]

Let's Be Famous

Thursday 15:10 - 16:50

1939. Comedy. Directed by Walter Forde. Stars Jimmy O'Dea, Betty Driver & Sonnie Hale. An Irishman sets out to become famous as a singer on the radio. But there's a mix up! [S]

Melvyn's Talking Pictures

Thursday 16:50 - 17:00

After an afternoon of enormous fun, we take a look at next week's historical drama from our favourite decade with Melvyn. [S]

Road To Happiness

Thursday 17:00 - 18:20

1941. Musical Drama. Director Phil Rosen. Starring John Boles & Mona Barrie. A heart-warming story of a singer down on his luck, who turns to radio acting as a means of supporting his young son. [S]

Grand National Night

Thursday 18:20 - 20:00

1953. Crime Drama. Directed by Bob McNaught. Stars Nigel Patrick & Moira Lister. A horse trainer's wife unexpectedly dies after a bitter argument, leaving him fearful of being accused of murder. [S]

The Saint

Thursday 20:00 - 21:00

Sophia. 1964. Stars Roger Moore, Oliver Reed & Imogen Hassall. In a Greek village, Simon spares some of his holiday to help settle accounts with a crook who threatens the peace of the locals. [S]


Thursday 21:00 - 22:00

For Those in Peril. 1973. Stars Margaret Lockwood, Philip Stone & Ray McAlly. Harriet's health takes a toll as a result of an increased workload and intensifying tension with Dr Moody.


Thursday 22:00 - 00:50

1982. Biography. Director: Graeme Clifford. Stars Jessica Lange, Jonathan Banks & Bonnie Bartlett. The story of Frances Farmer's rise to fame in Hollywood to the tragic turn of events in her life. [S]

Fri Feb 03
Don't Bother To Knock (1952)

Today 00:50 - 02:25

1952. Thriller. Directed by Roy Ward Baker Stars Richard Widmark, Marilyn Monroe & Anne Bancroft. A pilot notices the strange behaviour of a troubled young woman hired as a babysitter. [S]

Lust For Gold

Today 02:25 - 04:15

1949. Western. Directed by S. Sylvan Simon. Stars Ida Lupino, Glenn Ford & Gig Young. A young man retraces the steps of his grandfather in a hunt to find the legendary Lost Dutchman Mine. [S]

Vintage Wine

Today 04:15 - 05:45

1935. Comedy. The family head of a wine company refuses to retire, but his family have other ideas. Starring Seymour Hicks. [S]

Look At Life Cause for Alarm

Today 05:45 - 06:00

1960. A look at modern technology and how it is used to help make life harder for lawbreakers.


Today 06:00 - 07:35

1938. Comedy. Director: Albert de Courville. Stars: Tom Walls, Lilli Palmer & Noel Madison. A gentleman thief poses as a butler to outsmart a criminal gang and falls in love with a baroness. [S]

Strictly For The Birds

Today 07:35 - 08:50

1963. Comedy. Director Vernon Sewell. Stars Tony Tanner, Joan Sims and Graham Stark. After a fortunate gambling win, Terry Blessing's luck runs out when an ex-girlfriend shows up with a surprise. [S]

This Above All

Today 08:50 - 11:00

1942. Drama. Director Anatole Litvak. Stars Tyrone Power, Joan Fontaine & Thomas Mitchell. A woman from an aristocratic family joins the WAAF and becomes romantically involved with a deserter. [S]

Up The Creek

Today 11:00 - 12:40

1956. Comedy. Directed by Val Guest. Stars David Tomlinson, Peter Sellers & Wilfrid Hyde-White. An incompetent lieutenant is transferred to a vessel whose crew is running a money making scheme. [S]

Johnny Nobody

Today 12:40 - 14:30

1961. Drama. Directed by Nigel Patrick. Stars Nigel Patrick, Yvonne Mitchell & William Bendix. An author is murdered after taunting the people of an Irish village by daring God to strike him dead. [S]

Crown Court

Today 14:30 - 15:00

Conspiracy - Part 3. 1972. Stars Bernard Gallagher, Dorothy Vernon & Tony Adams. The defence barrister accuses the night watchman of extreme anti-left wing bias, could this save the young couple? [S]

Another Man's Poison

Today 15:00 - 16:45

1951. Drama. Directed by Irving Rapper. Stars Bette Davis, Gary Merrill, Emlyn Williams, Anthony Steel & Barbara Murray. A mystery writer gets involved in potentially murderous relationships. [S]

The Violent Men

Today 16:45 - 18:40

1955. Western. Directed by Rudolph Maté. Stars Glenn Ford, Barbara Stanwyck & Edward G. Robinson. An ex-Civil War officer planning to sell his ranch becomes involved in a violent land dispute. [S]

Look At Life Healing Hands

Today 18:40 - 18:50

1960. A look at the dedicated research carried out behind the scenes of medicine and the onward march of surgery.

Mouse on the Moon

Today 18:50 - 20:30

1963. Comedy. Director: Richard Lester. Stars Margaret Rutherford, Ron Moody & Bernard Cribbins. A tiny country in need of money, convinces the US and the Soviets they're starting a space program. [S]

Dial 999

Today 20:30 - 21:00

Escape. 1958. Stars Robert Beatty, Jack Lambert & Harry Towmb. Following a tip-off, Bill Killian is caught opening a safe. His brother helps him escape but the police are hot on their trail. [S]

Cellar Club with Caroline Munro

Today 21:00 - 21:05

Join Caroline Munro for a night full of fear, the supernatural and murder. First, is the 1964 British horror Curse of the Mummy's Tomb, a film produced, written and directed by Michael Carreras. [S]

Curse of The Mummy's Tomb

Today 21:05 - 22:40

1964. Horror. Directed by Michael Carreras. Stars Terence Morgan, Ronald Howard & Fred Clark. In Egypt, archaeologists discover a cursed crypt and accidentally revive a vicious mummy. [S]

Cellar Club with Caroline Munro

Today 22:40 - 22:45

The 1988 supernatural horror film The Kiss, is Caroline's second offering. Directed by Pen Densham and starring Joanna Pacula, the film focuses on an estranged aunt with unusual gifts. [S]

The Kiss

Today 22:45 - 00:35

1988. Horror. Director: Pen Densham. Stars Joanna Pacula, Meredith Salenger & Mimi Kuzyk. After the death of her mother, a teenage girl's estranged aunt moves in to impart a strange family legacy. [S]

Sat Feb 04
Cellar Club with Caroline Munro

Tomorrow 00:35 - 00:40

To finish off the night, we end with the 1990 crime thriller Midnight Fear. Caroline Munro introduces the feature starring David Carradine as a sheriff on the hunt for a homicidal maniac. [S]

Midnight Fear

Tomorrow 00:40 - 02:25

1990. Crime thriller directed by Bill Crain and starring David Carradine, Pete Atkins and Mark Carlton. Detective Hanks must track down two psychotic killers before they kill again. [S]

Cellar Club with Caroline Munro

Tomorrow 02:25 - 02:30

Caroline Munro gives a glimpse at the three films for next week before locking up The Cellar Club for the night. [S]

Big Business

Tomorrow 02:30 - 04:25

1988. Comedy Drama. Directed by Jim Abrahams. Stars Bette Midler, Lily Tomlin & Fred Ward. Two sets of sisters, from New York and the countryside, discover an incredible connection to each other. [S]

The Private Life Of Oliver the...

Tomorrow 04:25 - 05:00

... Eighth. 1934. Comedy. Director: Lloyd French. Stars Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Jack Barty & Mae Busch. Laurel & Hardy both reply to a wealthy widow's newspaper ad searching for a new husband. [S]

Target: The Corruptors

Tomorrow 05:00 - 06:00

The Poppy Vendor. 1961. Stars Stephen McNally, Robert Harland & Harold J. Stone. Marino visits an ex-con who's wife is an addict, he wants to go back to his old ways to catch the criminals. (S1, E05)


Tomorrow 06:00 - 07:20

1943. War drama starring Richard Arlen, Jean Parker & Russell Hayden. A former naval deserter is drawn back to the services after the attack on Pearl Harbour. [S]

Stormy Crossing

Tomorrow 07:20 - 08:45

1958. Drama directed by CM Pennington-Richards. Stars John Ireland, Derek Bond & Joy Webster. A story of a fateful cross channel swim. Great shots of Dover in the 50s. [S]

Look At Life Looking For Nothing

Tomorrow 08:45 - 09:00

1960. A look at a number of different sights, including the Manchester Whitweek walks, liners, pet-shop windows and holes.

The Adventures of Sir Lancelot

Tomorrow 09:00 - 09:30

The Queen's Knight. 1956. Stars William Russell, Cyril Smith & Ronald Leigh-Hunt. Queen Guinevere is kidnapped by Sir Mordred who demands King Arthur's kingdom in exchange for the queen's life. [S]

Tarzan and the Trappers

Tomorrow 09:30 - 10:45

1960. Adventure. Directed by Charles F. Haas & Sandy Howard. Stars Gordon Scott, Eve Brent & Rickie Sorensen. Tarzan must fight off the vengeful brother of a ruthless hunter he defeated. [S]

Danny The Dragon

Tomorrow 10:45 - 11:05

The Invisible Space Bubble. 1966. Stars Sally Thomsett, Christopher Cooper, Jack Wild & Peter Butterworth. Three children find a space bubble containing a dragon who has lost his way. [S]

Phantom Creeps

Tomorrow 11:05 - 11:30

The Menacing Power. 1939. Stars Bela Lugosi, Robert Kent & Dorothy Arnold. Rogue scientist Dr Zorka attempts to rule the world with his sophisticated inventions. [S]

Sir Francis Drake

Tomorrow 11:30 - 12:00

Mission to Paris. 1962. Stars Terence Morgan, Jean Kent & David Greene. Elizabeth is in love with Alencon, son of Catherine de' Medici to the horror of her Court. [S]

Riders To The Stars

Tomorrow 12:00 - 13:40

1954. Sci-fi. Directed by Richard Carlson. Stars William Lundigan, Herbert Marshall & Richard Carlson. Three men take rocket ships to outer space with a mission to capture a meteor. [S]

The Outer Limits

Tomorrow 13:40 - 14:40

The Galaxy Being. 1963. Stars Lee Philips, Jacqueline Scott & Cliff Robertson. An adventurous radio station operator contacts an experimenter in another galaxy, with unforeseen consequences. [S]

Smart Alec

Tomorrow 14:40 - 15:50

1951. Drama. Director: John Guillermin. Stars Peter Reynolds, Leslie Dwyer, Mercy Haystead & Charles Hawtrey. An unscrupulous bounder is to become the heir to a large fortune. [S]

Albert R.N.

Tomorrow 15:50 - 17:35

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. [S]

The Mummy

Tomorrow 17:35 - 19:20

1959. Horror. Directed by Terence Fisher. Stars Peter Cushing, Christopher Lee & Yvonne Furneaux. A mummified priest is awakened by the opening of an Egyptian princess's sarcophagus. [S]

Steel Bayonet

Tomorrow 19:20 - 21:00

1957. Drama. Directed by Michael Carreras. Stars Raymond Francis, John Paul & Kieron Moore. A small group of British soldiers on an observation mission must stop a German advance. [S]

The Four Just Men

Tomorrow 21:00 - 21:30

The Crying Jester. 1959. Stars Vittorio De Sica, Betty McDowall & Morton Lowry. A series of strange and dangerous events occur after Ricco buys a fascinating painting, unaware of its hidden value. [S]

Harpur and Iles: Protection

Tomorrow 21:30 - 23:20

1996. Crime. Directed by Jim Hill. Stars Hywel Bennett, Aneirin Hughes & Patrick Robinson. Two detectives must rescue a gangster's son from kidnappers before the boy's father takes his revenge. [S]

Confessions of a Window Cleaner

Tomorrow 23:20 - 01:15

1974. Comedy. Directed by Val Guest. Stars Anthony Booth, Robin Askwith & Dandy Nichols. The adventures of an optimistic and inept window cleaner who finds other ways to satisfy his customers.

Sun Feb 05
Where Has Poor Mickey Gone?

Sunday 01:15 - 02:25

Unseen for years this strange, B-Picture oddity sees Warren Mitchell superb as fairground magician Emilio Dinelli, tormented by a gang of rowdies who take him prisoner in his backstreet workshop. [S]

Alien Nation

Sunday 02:25 - 04:10

1988. Crime. Director by Graham Baker. Stars James Caan, Mandy Patinkin & Terence Stamp. Set in Los Angeles in 1991 where humans co-exist with alien beings, one of whom partners a policeman. [S]

Borderline (1950)

Sunday 04:10 - 05:50

1950. Drama. Directed by William A. Seiter. Stars: Fred MacMurray, Claire Trevor & Raymond Burr. Two undercover agents are sent to Mexico to uncover a drug smuggling operation. [S]

Look At Life New Roads for Old

Sunday 05:50 - 06:00

1959. A look at the traffic crisis In Britain and tomorrow's roads in the making, including the London to Yorkshire motorway, Preston Bypass, Runcorn Bridge and works around London.

West of Zanzibar

Sunday 06:00 - 07:50

1954. Adventure. Director: Harry Watt. Stars Anthony Steel, Sheila Sim & Edric Connor. Story of native tribesmen who become drawn to the world of ivory smuggling while searching for a new home. [S]

Talking Pictures Meets...

Sunday 07:50 - 08:30

... Sons and Daughters. Jonathan Kydd, son of Sam Kydd, welcomes sons and daughters of other Talking Pictures favourites to the TPTV Festival stage to talk about their much-loved parents. [S]

Hell is a City

Sunday 08:30 - 10:30

1960. Thriller. Director: Val Guest. Stars Stanley Baker, John Crawford, Billie Whitelaw & Donald Pleasence. A Manchester police inspector becomes obsessed with a criminal who broke out of prison. [S]

The Spanish Gardener

Sunday 10:30 - 12:30

1956. Drama. Director: Philip Leacock. Stars: Dirk Bogarde, Jon Whiteley & Michael Hordern. A diplomat stationed in Spain is jealous of the friendship between his son and the gardener Jose. [S]

Innocent Sinners

Sunday 12:30 - 14:20

1958. Drama. Directed by Philip Leacock. Stars Flora Robson, June Archer, David Kossoff & Christopher Hey. A girl finds expression of her sensitive side by creating a garden. [S]


Sunday 14:20 - 17:00

1966. Drama. Directed by Basil Dearden. Stars Charlton Heston, Laurence Olivier & Richard Johnson. British General Charles Gordon defends Khartoum against an army led by a religious fanatic. [S]

The Footage Detectives

Sunday 17:00 - 18:00

This week we go on a 1950s car rally, remember good old fashioned Woolies, go gliding across England and look at the only Bobby used as the driver in almost every film or TV episode made the 50s. [S]

The Saint

Sunday 18:00 - 19:00

The Man Who Liked Toys. 1964. Stars Roger Moore, Ivor Dean & John Baskcomb. Simon steps in when a friend suspects her boss, a business tycoon obsessed with toys, is potentially being blackmailed. [S]

Our Miss Fred

Sunday 19:00 - 20:50

1972. Comedy. Director: Bob Kellett. Stars Danny La Rue, Alfred Marks & Lance Percival. During WWII, a drag act performing for troops is captured and must stay in character until reaching safety. [S]

Look At Life Roman Invasion

Sunday 20:50 - 21:00

1960. Exploring the modern Roman invasion of coffee bars, leather goods and Italian immigrants.

The Onedin Line

Sunday 21:00 - 22:00

Frisco Bound. 1972. Stars Peter Gilmore, Howard Lang & Paul Lavers. James plans a testing voyage for a prospective sailor. Meanwhile, Captain Baines faces the consequences of losing his ship. [S]

The Dark Room

Sunday 22:00 - 00:20

1999. Crime. Director: Graham Theakston. Stars Joseph Bennett, Emily Corrie & Joanna David. A woman awakens from a car accident with no memory and discovers her ex-fiancé and best friend are dead. [S]

Mon Feb 06
The Heritage Chart Show with Mike Read

Monday 00:20 - 01:25

A TOTP style TV Show for Heritage Artists based on the Heritage Chart which is voted on in over 80 countries. Songs you love from popular artists, live and on video with the odd interview.

Hush...Hush Sweet Charlotte

Monday 01:25 - 04:05

1964. Crime. Director: Robert Aldrich. Stars Bette Davis, Olivia de Havilland & Joseph Cotton. A girl with a horrifying family secret, descends into madness after the arrival of a lost relative. [S]


Monday 04:05 - 05:45

1954. Drama. Pretty young Trilby (Hildegard Neff) falls under the spell of Svengali, the evil hypnotist. Starring Donald Wolfit, Jeremy Brett and Harry Secombe. [S]

Look At Life Rebirth of a City

Monday 05:45 - 06:00

1960. A look at the steps taken to rebuild Coventry after the devastation of the Second World War.

Get Some In!

Monday 06:00 - 06:30

Death. 1978. Stars: Tony Selby, David Janson, Gerard Ryder. The lads are far from pleased when they're reassigned to morgue duty (S5, E03)

Charlie Chan at Monte Carlo

Monday 06:30 - 08:00

1938. Thriller. Director: Eugene Forde. Starring: Warner Oland, Luke Key, George Davis & Virginia Field. Detective Chan solves two casino murders while on vacation in Monaco.

The Night We Dropped a Clanger

Monday 08:00 - 09:45

1959. A Wing Commander (Brian Rix) is on a mission to find out about the flying bomb. Stars William Hartnell, Leslie Phillips, Leo Franklyn & Liz Fraser. [S]

The Black Swan

Monday 09:45 - 11:25

1942. Action. Director Henry King. Stars Tyrone Power, Maureen O'Hara & Laird Cregar. A swashbuckling sea captain sails the Caribbean in search of two notorious pirates. [S]

The Fan (1949)

Monday 11:25 - 13:00

1949. Comedy. Director: Otto Preminger. Stars Madeleine Carroll, Jeanne Crain and George Sanders. Based on 'Lady Windermere's Fan' by Oscar Wilde, a misplaced fan causes havoc in Victorian London. [S]

Where There's A Will (1955)

Monday 13:00 - 14:30

1955. Comedy. Director: Vernon Sewell. A cockney family inherit a ramshackle farm. Alfie (Leslie Dwyer) wants to make a go of it. Starring George Cole and Kathleen Harrison. [S]

Crown Court

Monday 14:30 - 15:00

The Eleventh Commandment - Part 1. 1972. Stars Terrence Hardiman, Patricia Fuller & Daphne Rogers. Linda Mitchell and Rosemary Clayton are accused of stealing a dress from a department store. [S]

Paul Temple's Triumph

Monday 15:00 - 16:35

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. [S]

Narrowing Circle

Monday 16:35 - 18:00

1955. Crime. 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. [S]

The Footage Detectives

Monday 18:00 - 19:00

This week there's brilliant 60s caravanning footage, then who remembers their first money box? Footage for all you vintage rail enthusiasts and we look at a popular dance band, but who are they? [S]

The Champions

Monday 19:00 - 20:00

The Beginning. 1968. Stars Stuart Damon, Alexandra Bastedo & William Gaunt. Returning from China three agents of Nemesis discover new abilities have been bestowed on them. [S]

The Main Chance

Monday 20:00 - 21:00

The Killing Ground. 1972. Director: John Frankau. Starring: John Stride, John Wentworth & Margaret Ashcroft. To what extent is a man entitled to protect his property against trespassers?

Breakout (1997)

Monday 21:00 - 22:50

1997. Drama. Directed by Moira Armstrong. Stars Neil Dudgeon, Samantha Bond & Dermot Crawley. Scientists investigate a mysterious illness after it strikes down three people near a research site. [S]

Look At Life At the End of a Rope

Monday 22:50 - 23:00

...At the End of a Rope. 1963. A detailed look at the story of the rope and its many uses in the world of today.

Secret Army

Monday 23:00 - 00:05

Scorpion. 1978. Stars Bernard Hepton, Marianne Stone, Gunner Moller & Michael Culver. Albert must rely upon an adversary to weed out a German infiltrator among the evaders. [S]

Tue Feb 07
The Quatermass Xperiment

Tuesday 00:05 - 01:40

1955. Horror. Director: Val Guest. Stars Brian Donlevy, Jack Warner & Thora Hird. A manned rocket ship returns to Earth with two astronauts missing and the survivor incapable of communicating. [S]


Tuesday 01:40 - 03:40

1956. Western. Directed by Delmer Davies. Stars Glenn Ford, Ernest Borgnine & Rod Steiger. A kind drifter is caught between a ranch owner's unfaithful wife and her husband's envious foreman. [S]

Bruce Lee: Martial Arts Master

Tuesday 03:40 - 04:50

1993. Documentary. Director Guy Scutter. Celebrating the life of Martial Arts Master Bruce Lee, as stars, family and friends share their memories. Features Jackie Chan, James Coburn & Robert Lee. [S]

The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre

Tuesday 04:50 - 06:00

Incident at Midnight. 1962. Directed by Norman Harrison. Stars Anton Diffring, William Sylvester & Martin Miller. A drug addict recognises a man whom he knew as an active Nazi in Vienna.

The Young Wives' Tale

Tuesday 06:00 - 07:35

1951. Comedy. Director: Henry Cass. Stars Joan Greenwood, Nigel Patrick & Audrey Hepburn. The post war housing shortage causes a shy woman to share a home with two very different married couples. [S]

I'll Turn To You

Tuesday 07:35 - 09:30

1946. Starring Irene Handl. A returning soldier finds readjusting to married life and civvy street very difficult. Stars Don Stannard & Terry Randall. [S]

Interpol Calling

Tuesday 09:30 - 10:00

Game For Three Hands. 1960. Stars Charles Korvin, Peter Dyneley & Alan Gifford. Duval meets a man he is convinced is a murderer on the run, but something doesn't quite add up.

The Glass Mountain

Tuesday 10:00 - 11:55

1949. Drama. Classic tale of a war romance featuring the smash hit music of The Legend of The Glass Mountain. Stars Michael Denison, Dulcie Gray & Valentina Cortese, with vocals from Tito Gobbi. [S]

Once A Sinner

Tuesday 11:55 - 13:35

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. [S]

Let's Make Love

Tuesday 13:35 - 15:55

1960. Musical. Director: George Cukor. Stars Marilyn Monroe, Yves Montand & Tony Randall. A billionaire impersonates himself in a musical ridiculing him to get closer to the beautiful star. [S]

High Tide

Tuesday 15:55 - 17:45

1980. Thriller. A man just released from prison for manslaughter heads to the West Country to solve the mystery behind his victim's cryptic last words. Stars Ian McShane, Wendy Morgan & John Bird. [S]

Look At Life Crowning Glory

Tuesday 17:45 - 18:00

1963. We delve into the world of hair and look at training hairdressers, creating new styles and the creation of wigs.

Scotland Yard

Tuesday 18:00 - 18:35

1959. The Unseeing Eye. Directed by Geoffrey Muller. Starring Russell Napier, John Stone and Denny Dayviss. A night worker returning home sees smoke and flames coming from a building. (S1, E30)

Colonel March Investigates

Tuesday 18:35 - 20:00

1953. Crime drama starring Boris Karloff, Joan Sims and Richard Wattis. Colonel March runs the Scotland Yard office for the Department of Queer Complaints and investigates 3 strange crimes. [S]


Tuesday 20:00 - 21:05

The Crime at Lock 14. 1963. Stars Rupert Davies, Hugh Burden & Isa Miranda. A yacht and a barge meet in the traffic of the canals, with their passing resulting in murder. [S]

Grushko: Russian Roulette

Tuesday 21:05 - 00:15

1994. Crime. Directed by Tony Smith. Stars Brian Cox, Stephen McGann & Dave Duffy. Grushko, head of the St Petersburg police force, investigates two murders and the mystery of a stolen statuette. [S]

Wed Feb 08
Cellar Club with Caroline Munro

Wednesday 00:15 - 00:20

Caroline Munro welcomes you into The Cellar Club, where tonight she introduces a trio of very different films. First up, is The Return of Count Yorga, the sequel to Count Yorga, Vampire. [S]

The Return of Count Yorga

Wednesday 00:20 - 02:15

1971. Horror. Directed by Bob Kelljan. Stars Robert Quarry, Mariette Hartley & Roger Perry. Count Yorga continues to prey on the local community while also intending to take a new wife. [S]

Cellar Club with Caroline Munro

Wednesday 02:15 - 02:20

The second offering of the night is The Premature Burial. Caroline introduces the 1962 film, based on the story of the same name by Edgar Allan Poe, about a man terrified of being buried alive. [S]

The Premature Burial

Wednesday 02:20 - 04:00

1962. Horror. Directed by Roger Corman. Stars Ray Milland, Hazel Court & Richard Ney. An artist grows distant from his wife after becoming consumed by an obsessive fear of being buried alive. [S]

Look At Life Driving Test

Wednesday 04:00 - 04:10

1959. Driving school tuition, including the innovative mock-up car, the junior driver course and the training of police drivers and London Bus drivers. Watch out for green Ford Cortinas!

Attack of the Giant Leeches

Wednesday 04:10 - 05:25

1959. Horror. Directed by Bernard L. Kowalski. Stars Ken Clark, Yvette Vickers & Jan Shepard. A man discovers giant leeches are behind several recent disappearances, but will anyone believe him? [S]

Mrs G Goes To College

Wednesday 05:25 - 06:00

Lonely Sunday. Sarah Green, an elderly widow, decides to fulfil a lifelong desire and enrol in college after raising her own children. Stars: Emmy Award-winning actress Gertrude Berg. (S1, E04)

The Detectives

Wednesday 06:00 - 06:30

Trial By Fire. Captain Matt Holbrook (Robert Taylor) leads a squad of brave and tough detectives tackling crime. Also Stars: Tige Andrews, Russell Thorson, Adam West

Tickle Me

Wednesday 06:30 - 08:20

1965. Musical. Director: Norman Taurog. Stars Elvis Presley, Julia Adams & Jocelyn Lane. A rodeo star travels to a new town and falls in love, later discovering she is being threatened by a gang. [S]

Hills Of Donegal

Wednesday 08:20 - 10:00

1947. Drama. Stars Irene Handle, John Bentley, Dinah Sheridan, James Etherington, Moore Marriott. Eileen is the star of an Irish operatic society but gives up to marry Terry O'Keefe. [S]

The Onedin Line

Wednesday 10:00 - 11:00

Salvage. 1971. Stars Peter Gilmore, Brian Rawlinson & Michael Billington. It's a race to save the Charlotte Rhodes from salvage when James' rival Callon plans to claim the damaged ship first. [S]

Blind Spot

Wednesday 11:00 - 12:30

1958. Crime Drama directed by Peter Maxwell. Starring Robert Mackenzie, Michael Caine and Delphi Lawrence. US Officer Adams, blinded during the war, is framed on a diamond-smuggling rap. [S]


Wednesday 12:30 - 14:00

1944. Crime. Directed by Edgar G. Ulmer. Stars John Carradine, Jean Parker & Nils Asther. A dressmaker falls in love with a puppeteer, but little does she know he's hiding a dark secret. [S]

Upstairs Downstairs

Wednesday 14:00 - 15:00

A Change of Scene. 1973. Starring: Simon Williams, David Langton & Gordon Jackson. James' and Hudson's weekend visit to Somerby Park, presents an opportunity for both to appreciate Eaton Place.

Saddle Up!

Wednesday 15:00 - 15:05

This week we Saddle Up with James Stephens for mystery, murder and mistaken identities. First up, is the 1959 film Edge of Eternity directed by Donald Siegel and starring Cornel Wilde. [S]

Edge of Eternity

Wednesday 15:05 - 16:45

1959. Western. Directed by Don Siegel. Stars Cornel Wilde, Mickey Shaughnessy & Victoria Shaw. A trio of strange and brutal murders lead an Arizona sheriff and his girlfriend into investigating. [S]

Saddle Up!

Wednesday 16:45 - 16:50

James Stephens introduces William Bonney's origin story in the 1954 classic, The Law vs. Billy the Kid. Starring Scott Brady, Betta St. John, James Griffith and Steve Darrell. [S]

The Law vs. Billy The Kid

Wednesday 16:50 - 18:20

1954. Western. Director: William Castle. Stars Scott Brady, Betta St. John & James Griffith. Billy the Kid seeks revenge after his new boss is killed, leading an old friend to attempt to stop him. [S]

Saddle Up!

Wednesday 18:20 - 18:25

James Stephens takes a look at next week's western features which will transport you back in time. [S]

The Westerner

Wednesday 18:25 - 18:55

Mrs Kennedy. 1962. Stars: Brian Keith, Spike & Hank Gobble. Escorting Henry Hadley, who has a saddle bag full of gold, to a family ranch, Dave meets the provocative and spoiled Mrs. Kennedy. [S]

BFI: The Salvage Gang

Wednesday 18:55 - 20:00

1958. Drama. Directed by John Krish. Delightful CFF drama. Whilst building a rabbit hutch, a group of children break Dad's saw. Needing to replace it, the children do odd jobs all across London. [S]

Gideon's Way

Wednesday 20:00 - 21:00

To Catch a Tiger. Stars John Gregson, Alexander Davion & Daphne Anderson. A victim of a car accident gives a death bed statement saying a man murdered his first wife with an overdose of morphine. [S]

Room At The Top

Wednesday 21:00 - 23:20

1959. Drama. Director: Jack Clayton. Stars Laurence Harvey, Simone Signoret & Heather Sears. Joe Lampton arrives in a Yorkshire town with ambitions and finds solace in the arms of an older woman. [S]


Wednesday 23:20 - 01:40

1975. Comedy. Director: John Byrum. Stars Richard Dreyfuss, Jessica Harper & Bob Hoskins. In the 30s, a once successful silent film director is reduced to making adult films in the era of sound. [S]

Thu Feb 09
All About Eve

Thursday 01:40 - 04:25

1950. Drama. Director Joseph L Mankiewicz. Stars Bette Davis, Anne Baxter & George Sanders. The story of an ambitious actress' rise from a glamour-struck girl in a theatre alley to award winner. [S]

Woman On The Run

Thursday 04:25 - 06:00

1950. Drama. Directed by Norman Foster. Stars Ann Sheridan, Dennis O'Keefe & Robert Keith. An eyewitness to a murder is pursued by his wife, the police and the killer around San Francisco. [S]

Honey West

Thursday 06:00 - 06:30

1965. A Million Bucks In Anybody's Language. Classic crime series produced by Aaron Spelling and starring Anne Francis. Honey investigates the death of a P.I.

The Gilded Cage

Thursday 06:30 - 08:00

1955. Directed by John Gilling and starring Alex Nicol. Two brothers are embroiled in a racket to smuggle a valuable painting. When a murder is committed they must try and clear their names. [S]

Dick Powell Theatre

Thursday 08:00 - 09:00

Who Killed Julie Greer. Stars Lloyd Bridges, Ronald Reagan & Mickey Rooney. Amos Burke, the millionaire, Rolls-Royce chauffeured LA cop is surprised by the Killers identity when investigating a murder

Black Saddle

Thursday 09:00 - 09:30

1959. Client: Robinson. Western with Peter Breck. After his brothers are killed in a shootout, a gunfighter decides to hang up his guns and uphold the law by becoming a lawyer.

Prelude To Fame

Thursday 09:30 - 11:15

1950. Drama. Director: Fergus McDonell. Starring: Guy Rolfe, Kathleen Byron & Kathleen Ryan. A boy with extraordinary instinct for orchestration is tutored and kept away from his loved ones. [S]

Ticket To Paradise

Thursday 11:15 - 12:30

1961. Romance. Director: Francis Searle. Stars: Emrys Jones, Patricia Dainton & Denis Shaw. The film tells the story of romance between a travel agent and a tourist on holiday in Italy. [S]

No Time For Tears

Thursday 12:30 - 14:15

1957. Drama. Directed by Cyril Frankel. Stars Anna Neagle, Anthony Quayle & Sylvia Syms. Interwoven dramas focusing on the challenging lives of the doctors and nurses of a children's hospital. [S]

Look At Life Down on the Farm

Thursday 14:15 - 14:30

1961. An in depth and intriguing look at the newest developments in farming of every kind.

Crown Court

Thursday 14:30 - 15:00

The Eleventh Commandment - Part 2. 1972. Stars Edward Jewesbury, Dorothy Vernon & John Alkin. As the drama continues, will the claims made against the two women tarnish their plea of innocence? [S]

Melvyn's Talking Pictures

Thursday 15:00 - 15:10

Melvyn Hayes welcomes you back to the finest cinema in the land for an afternoon of romance, intrigue and family drama in the 1934 feature Java Head, starring Anna May Wong and John Loder. [S]

Java Head

Thursday 15:10 - 16:55

1934. Drama. Directed by J. Walter Ruben. Stars Anna May Wong, Elizabeth Allan & John Loder. The eldest son of the owner of a shipping company causes scandal after marrying a Chinese girl. [S]

Melvyn's Talking Pictures

Thursday 16:55 - 17:05

After delving into brilliant moments of cinema history, Melvyn takes a peek at next week's classic film from the legendary Alfred Hitchcock. [S]

The Woman In Question

Thursday 17:05 - 18:55

1950. Mystery. Directed by Anthony Asquith. Starring Dirk Bogarde and Jean Kent. Police interview the five principal suspects in the murder of Astra (Jean Kent), an enigmatic fortune teller. [S]

The Last Load

Thursday 18:55 - 20:00

1948. Family. Directed by John Baxter. Stars Douglas Barr, Ivor Bowyer & Angela Glynne. Two friends help out two sisters who suspect that someone is sabotaging their father's lorry business. [S]

The Saint

Thursday 20:00 - 21:00

The Gentle Ladies. 1964. Stars Roger Moore, Avice Landone & Renee Houston. Simon helps three women who are being threatened by a blackmailer demanding large sums of money from them. [S]


Thursday 21:00 - 22:00

Dummy Scoular Against the Crown. 1973. Stars Margaret Lockwood, Joseph Brady, Derek Francis. Harriet defends a Communist head of a union, whose goal is to gain pay equality with a rival union.

The Gods Must Be Crazy

Thursday 22:00 - 00:10

1981. Adventure. Directed by Jamie Uys. Stars N!xau, Marius Weyers & Sandra Prinsloo. A Coca-Cola bottle dropped from an airplane causes chaos for a usually peaceful African tribe. [S]

Fri Feb 10
Tread Softly Stranger

Friday 00:10 - 01:55

1958. Crime Drama. Sizzling Calico (Diana Dors) plans a robbery to cover-up embezzlement and gambling debts of brothers John (George Baker) and Dave (Terence Morgan). [S]

The Long Wait

Friday 01:55 - 03:45

1954. Crime Drama. Directed by Victor Saville. Stars Anthony Quinn, Charles Coburn & Peggie Castle. A man who has lost his memory returns home, where he discovers that he's wanted for murder. [S]

The Dark Tower

Friday 03:45 - 05:35

1987. Horror. Directors: Freddie Francis & Ken Wiederhorn. Stars Michael Moriarty, Jenny Agutter & Carol Lynley. A series of deaths around an unfinished building sparks a paranormal investigation. [S]

Rain in Scotland 1954

Friday 05:35 - 06:00

Rain in Scotland 1954

Action Stations

Friday 06:00 - 07:05

1957. Drama. Directed by Cecil H. Williamson and starring Paul Carpenter and Mary Martin. A forger flees to Spain but his daughter is kidnapped by a gang. [S]

Paper Tiger

Friday 07:05 - 09:05

1975. Drama. Directed by Ken Annakin. Stars David Niven. An English man is hired as a tutor to the son of a Japanese ambassador. Life changes when the pair are kidnapped for political reasons. [S]

Look At Life Four Men Down

Friday 09:05 - 09:15

1959. A look at the British Olympic bobsleigh team as they practice at St Moritz for the World Championships at Cortina in Italy.

The Cat

Friday 09:15 - 10:55

1966. Adventure. Directed by Ellis Kadison. Stars Roger Perry, Peggy Ann Garner & Barry Coe. A boy lost in the mountains and fleeing a merciless poacher, befriends a wildcat on the loose. [S]

The Black Book

Friday 10:55 - 12:40

1949. Thriller. Directed by Anthony Mann. Stars Robert Cummings, Richard Basehart & Richard Hart. A powerful man desperately searches for his black book, a list of those marked for the guillotine. [S]

Holy Matrimony

Friday 12:40 - 14:30

1943. Comedy. Directed by John M. Stahl. Stars Monty Woolley, Gracie Fields & Laird Cregar. An artist returning from abroad takes on the identity of his dead butler to escape attention from the press.

Crown Court

Friday 14:30 - 15:00

The Eleventh Commandment - Part 3. 1972. Stars Terrence Hardiman, Coral Fairweather & Roy Marsden. It is now up to Linda and Rosemary to persuade the jury that they are innocent. [S]

It's a Lovely Day Tomorrow

Friday 15:00 - 16:30

The Story of the 1943 Bethnal Green Tube Disaster. When London is bombed, people move to the underground. It's a great documentary, following one family who lives under the London's streets. [S]

Booby Trap

Friday 16:30 - 18:00

1957. Drama. An absent-minded professor invents a pen that will explode on the sound of bells... then leaves it in a taxi. Starring Sydney Tafler and Harry Fowler. [S]

The Grapes of Wrath

Friday 18:00 - 20:30

1940. Drama. Director: John Ford. Stars Dorris Bowdon, John Carradine, Henry Fonda. Based on John Steinbeck's novel. Driven from their own land, a depression-era family migrate to California in. [S]

Dial 999

Friday 20:30 - 21:00

24 Hours. 1958. Stars Robert Beatty, Robert Arden & Joy Owen. In Piccadilly, Maguire spots Caldwell, a criminal he once arrested in Canada; he has a hunch that he is up to no good and follows him. [S]

Cellar Club with Caroline Munro

Friday 21:00 - 21:05

Tonight, we encounter brilliant and crazy experiments, a touch of romance and a merciless killer. First up, Caroline presents the 1985 fantasy horror The Bride, starring Sting and Jennifer Beals. [S]

The Bride

Friday 21:05 - 23:30

1985. Fantasy. Director: Franc Roddam. Stars Sting, Jennifer Beals & Anthony Higgins. The Frankenstein legend becomes a wonderful love story when the doctor succeeds in creating the perfect woman. [S]

Cellar Club with Caroline Munro

Friday 23:30 - 23:35

Caroline Munro introduces the next horror, The Boogie Man Will Get You. Lifted by its comedic elements, this 1942 feature stars the fantastic Boris Karloff and Peter Lorre. [S]

The Boogie Man Will Get You

Friday 23:35 - 01:00

1942. Comedy Horror. Directed by Lew Landers. Stars Boris Karloff, Peter Lorre & Maxie Rosenbloom. A young couple buy an old inn, unaware that it hides the experiments of a mad professor. [S]