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Tue Apr 16
A Lifetime Ago with The...

Today 06:35 - 07:00

... Baim Collection. Between Those Four Walls. A nostalgic reminder of 1962 interior home decoration overloaded with facts and figures, with an insight into paper, manufacture and wallpaper design.

Sherlock Holmes

Today 07:00 - 07:35

The Case of the Shoeless Engineer. 1954. Starring: Ronald Howard, Howard Marion-Crawford & Archie Duncan. Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson encounter an injured man carrying an unconscious woman. [S]

The Strange Woman

Today 07:35 - 09:35

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]

Love From A Stranger

Today 09:35 - 11:20

1937. Drama. Stars Ann Harding, Basil Rathbone & Binnie Hale. A lottery winner breaks up with her fiancé and marries a fortune hunter who proves to be dangerous. [S]

Look At Life Meet the Mayor

Today 11:20 - 11:30

1961. A visit to the Lord Mayor's Show in London and an interesting look at the office of the Mayor in Britain.

Our Miss Fred

Today 11:30 - 13:25

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]

Norman Wisdom: A Life

Today 13:25 - 14:15

2004. Documentary. Directed by Peter Williams. Sir Norman Wisdom goes back to his roots in Kent and talks to Paul Ross about his childhood, his challenges and his professional life of laughter. [S]

Not as a Stranger

Today 14:15 - 16:55

1955. Drama. Directed by Stanley Kramer. Stars Olivia de Havilland, Frank Sinatra & Robert Mitchum. An ambitious medical student will stop at nothing to become a successful doctor. [S]

The Beverly Hillbillies

Today 16:55 - 17:30

The Servants. 1962. Stars Buddy Ebsen, Max Baer Jr., & Nancy Kulp. Mr Drysdale tries to help the Clampetts become civilised by lending them servants. Meanwhile, Miss Hathaway takes Jethro bowling. [S]

Scotland Yard

Today 17:30 - 18:05

1955. Murder Anonymous. Directed by Ken Hughes. Starring Peter Arne, Ewen Solon and Jill Bennett. An inspector sets out to prove that a blind man murdered his wife's lover. (S1, E14)

Dangerous Knowledge

Today 18:05 - 18:35

Comprehensive Cover. Stars John Gregson, Patrick Allen & Prunella Ransome. Bill Kirby, an insurance agent with a mysterious side business, tries to avoid a pair of suspicious-looking men. (S1, E01)

Dangerous Assignment

Today 18:35 - 19:05

The Manger Story. 1951. Stars Brian Donlevy, Maria Palmer & Gavin Muir. Steve is sent to Stockholm, Sweden, to investigate an international spy ring operating amidst the holiday lecture circuit. [S]


Today 19:05 - 20:05

A Way to Die. 1970. Stars Peter Barkworth, Maggie Fitzgibbon & Nerys Hughes. Jimmy and Vincent learn of an SS raid on a junk shop where a Resistance meeting is planned. But can they help in time? [S]


Today 20:05 - 22:00

Maigret's Failure. 2003. Stars Bruno Cremer, Jean-Luc Bideau & Isabelle Candelier. Maigret is called upon by an old classmate after receiving numerous death threats. Can Maigret solve the mystery? [S]

Cellar Club with Caroline Munro

Today 22:00 - 22:05

Caroline opens the doors to The Cellar Club to unleash tonight's horror and drama. First up is the 1951 sci-fi horror Five - one of the first films to depict the aftermath of an atomic bomb. [S]


Today 22:05 - 23:55

1951. Horror. Directed by Arch Oboler. Stars Susan Douglas Rubes, William Phipps & James Anderson. The five survivors of a nuclear holocaust come together and struggle to build new lives. [S]

Cellar Club with Caroline Munro

Today 23:55 - 00:00

The horror continues with The Devil Commands. Caroline introduces the 1941 feature directed by Edward Dmytryk and starring the legendary Boris Karloff in another mad scientist role. [S]

Wed Apr 17
The Devil Commands

Tomorrow 00:00 - 01:15

1941. Horror. Directed by Edward Dmytryk. Stars Boris Karloff, Anne Revere & Amanda Duff. After a tragic accident, a scientist becomes obsessed with the idea of communicating with his dead wife. [S]

Cellar Club with Caroline Munro

Tomorrow 01:15 - 01:20

Caroline Munro ends the night with a very different final offering, the 1962 drama Jacktown, starring Richard Meade as a young man who finds love while serving a prison sentence. [S]


Tomorrow 01:20 - 02:30

1962. Drama. Directed by William Martin. Stars Patty McCormack, Richard Meade & Douglas Rutherford. A young delinquent who is sent to prison, unexpectedly finds love while serving his sentence. [S]

Cellar Club with Caroline Munro

Tomorrow 02:30 - 02:35

Join Caroline Munro as she rounds up the night with a glimpse of next week's exciting selection of films. [S]

Beyond The Universe

Tomorrow 02:35 - 04:25

1981 Sci-fi. A 21st century scientist tries to save the world after two atomic wars.

A Lifetime Ago with The...

Tomorrow 04:25 - 05:00

... Baim Collection. Lifeline. 1959. The story of the ship R.F.A. Tidereach on its journey from England to Norfolk Virginia, featuring deliveries, the hardworking crew and streets scenes of New York.

Burke's Law

Tomorrow 05:00 - 06:00

1964. Who Killed Andy Zygmunt? Directed by Don Taylor. Stars Gene Barry, Gary Conway & Regis Toomey. Pop artist Andy Zygmunt is fatally impaled on the spikes of one of his creations.

A Tale of Five Cities

Tomorrow 06:00 - 07:40

1951. Drama. Stars Bonar Colleano, Barbara Kelly, Eva Bartok & Gina Lollobrigida. An Englishman leaves America to enlist in the RAF, but a drunken accident results in a loss of memory. [S]

The Steel Key

Tomorrow 07:40 - 09:00

1953. Directed By Robert S. Baker and starring Terence Morgan, Joan Rice and Raymond Lovell. A professor working on a steel formula is murdered. Those after the formula will stop at nothing. [S]


Tomorrow 09:00 - 09:30

1981. Stars Annie Leake, Sheila Fay, Kathleen Byron, Christine Pollon, Carol Hawkins. Tony Sutton must leave unexpectedly but not before his mother has a few words to say.

The Buccaneers

Tomorrow 09:30 - 10:00

The Hand of the Hawk. 1956. Stars Robert Shaw, Anthony Dawson & Sid James. Tempest tries to solve the murder of a crew member from another ship. A mysterious clue may just hold the answer. [S]

Nurse Edith Cavell

Tomorrow 10:00 - 12:00

1939. Drama. Directed by Herbert Wilcox. Starring Anna Neagle, Edna May Oliver, George Sanders & Zasu Pitts. During WW1, a British nurse, based in Brussels, assists an escaped prisoner of war. [S]

What's On TPTV With Noel

Tomorrow 12:00 - 12:10

Founder of Talking Pictures TV and one half of the Footage Detectives, Noel Cronin, shares shows and films not be missed in the second half of April. [S]


Tomorrow 12:10 - 13:35

1960. Crime. Directed by Pat Jackson. Stars Gordon Jackson, Kenneth Griffith, Zena Walker and Dennis Waterman. After forgetting his ticket, a devious young boy causes trouble for the conductor. [S]

It Happened Today

Tomorrow 13:35 - 14:00

Made in 1947. A Road safety film by the West Riding Constabulary. Narrated by Patrick Holt.

Saddle Up!

Tomorrow 14:00 - 14:05

James Stephens is back to bring you another afternoon full of western drama and adventures. First up, is the 1958 feature Frontier Gun, directed by Paul Landres and starring John Agar. [S]

Frontier Gun

Tomorrow 14:05 - 15:35

1958. Western. Directed by Paul Landres. Stars John Agar, Barton MacLane & Joyce Meadows. A lawman takes on the role of a town marshal where an outlaw is making life miserable for everyone. [S]

Saddle Up!

Tomorrow 15:35 - 15:40

A vengeful tale is coming up next, as James Stephens introduces the next gripping episode of Johnny Ringo. [S]

Johnny Ringo

Tomorrow 15:40 - 16:15

The Reno Brothers. Directed by Aaron Spelling. Starring Don Durant. The Reno Brothers, relatives of bank robbers, are searching for the outlaw gang that led their siblings into a trap. [S]

In Search of Gold

Tomorrow 16:15 - 16:30

In Search of Gold


Tomorrow 16:30 - 17:30

Escape to Ponderosa. 1960. Stars Lorne Greene, Gloria Talbott & Joe Maross. The Cartwright's rally together after Adam is taken hostage by three Army deserters who are hiding on the Ponderosa. [S]

Zane Grey: Interrogation

Tomorrow 17:30 - 18:00

1959. Action. Director: James Sheldon. Stars Robert Ryan, Harry Townes & Alexander Scourby. An army captain and corporal are captured and interrogated in an attempt to gain important information. [S]

Dixon of Dock Green

Tomorrow 18:00 - 19:00

Green Wedding. 1963. Stars Jack Warner, John Hughes & Rio Fanning. Trouble brews on the lead up to Micky Mulgrew's wedding to Rosie McCallion. Will PC Dixon and the team be able to prevent chaos? [S]

Public Eye

Tomorrow 19:00 - 20:05

1975. Detective & Mystery Drama. Lifer. Stars Alfred Burke, Norman Bird & Tony Calvin. An anonymous tip-off sets Marker on the trail of a man seeking vengeance for a crime committed ten years ago.

Gideon's Way

Tomorrow 20:05 - 21:05

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. [S]

Murphy's Law

Tomorrow 21:05 - 23:10

1986. Action. Directed by J. Lee Thompson. Stars Charles Bronson, Kathleen Wilhoite & Carrie Snodgress. A hardboiled LAPD cop must go on the run after being framed for the murder of his ex-wife. [S]

Perfect Friday

Tomorrow 23:10 - 01:05

1970. Comedy. Directed by Peter Hall. Stars Ursula Andress, Stanley Baker & David Warner. A bank manager teams up with an aristocratic couple to rob the bank, but can they truly trust each other? [S]

Thu Apr 18
The Wasp Woman

Thursday 01:05 - 02:35

1959. Sci-fi. Director: Roger Corman. Stars Susan Cabot, Anthony Eisley & Barboura Morris. The head of a cosmetics company experiments with a youth formula, unaware of the deadly side effects. [S]


Thursday 02:35 - 04:00

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]

Beyond The Truth

Thursday 04:00 - 05:00

The Lost Ark. The Search For The 'Lost Ark' - An insightful documentary searching for the resting place of The Lost Ark Of The Covenant containing exclusive interviews and footage. (S1, E01)

Wings of Danger

Thursday 05:00 - 06:15

1952. Crime. Directed by Terence Fisher. Stars Zachary Scott, Robert Beatty & Naomi Chance. A pilot becomes caught in a web of smuggling and blackmail when his girlfriend's brother goes missing. [S]

Desert Mice

Thursday 06:15 - 08:00

1959. Comedy. Set in WW2, this is the story of an ENSA troupe of entertainers. Starring Sid James, Dora Bryan, Alfred Marks and Liz Fraser. [S]

Law Of The Plainsman

Thursday 08:00 - 08:35

1960. Rabbit's Fang. Stars Michael Ansara, Don Dubbins & Constance Ford. Sam becomes involved in a conflict with a gunfighter and a greedy husband. [S]

Sammy Going South

Thursday 08:35 - 10:55

1963. Adventure. Directed by Alexander Mackendrick. Stars Edward G. Robinson, Fergus McClelland & Harry H. Corbett. A young boy travels across the desert alone to find his only relative. [S]

Mr. Hulot's Holiday

Thursday 10:55 - 12:40

1953. Comedy. Directed by and stars Jacques Tati. Features Nathalie Pascaud & Micheline Rolla. Monsieur Hulot seeks peace at a seaside resort but soon finds chaos following him wherever he goes. [S]

The Lone Wolf Keeps a Date

Thursday 12:40 - 14:00

1941. Crime. Directed by Sidney Salkow. Stars Warren William, Frances Robinson & Bruce Bennett. The Lone Wolf must solve the mysteries of a missing stamp collection and a kidnapped businessman. [S]

Crown Court

Thursday 14:00 - 14:30

Regina v Bryant - Part 1. 1972. Stars Bernard Brown, Mark McManus & Richard Warner. Harry Bryant is accused of robbery and assaulting a police officer. He decides to defend himself in court. [S]

Crown Court

Thursday 14:30 - 15:00

Regina v Bryant - Part 2. 1972. Stars Richard Warner, Glynn Edwards & John Alkin. The drama continues in the courtroom. Will Harry Bryant be able to successfully defend himself alone? [S]

Crown Court

Thursday 15:00 - 15:30

Regina v Bryant - Part 3. 1972. Stars Mark McManus, Bernard Brown & Diane Keen. The exciting case draws to a close. Has Harry Bryant succeeded in convincing the court that he is innocent? [S]

Danger UXB

Thursday 15:30 - 16:30

Just Like a Woman. 1979. Stars Anthony Andrews, Steven Grives & Alfie Bass. Ash and Machin are brought to London from a bomb disposal course and attend to a dangerous bomb.

Defence Of The Realm

Thursday 16:30 - 18:30

1985. Thriller. Directed by David Drury and stars Gabriel Byrne, Greta Scacchi, Denholm Elliott and Robbie Coltrane. After an expose article is published, an MP dies in mysterious circumstances. [S]

Time To Remember

Thursday 18:30 - 19:00

The End and the Beginning. 1964. Narrator: Sir Ralph Richardson. It's 1945. The enemy falls into the Allies hands. The leaders meet and it's V.E. Day. Russia joins the Allies in the war on Japan. [S]

The Brothers

Thursday 19:00 - 20:05

Negotiations. 1973. Stars Patrick O'Connell, Jean Anderson, Mark McManus. With strike action threatened, the Union is called in to settle the conflict and Ted negotiates a prosperous new contract. [S]

Van der Valk

Thursday 20:05 - 21:05

Elected Silence. Stars Barry Foster, Michael Latimer & Susan Travers. When the daughter of a controversial journalist disappears, Van der Valk struggles with his personal feelings. [S]

Cabin Boy

Thursday 21:05 - 22:45

1994. Comedy. Director: Adam Resnick. Stars Chris Elliott, Ritch Brinkley & Brian Doyle-Murray. An arrogant young man plans to go on a Hawaiian cruise, but winds up lost at sea on a fishing boat.

The Treasure of Abbot Thomas

Thursday 22:45 - 23:30

1974. Horror. Director: Lawrence Gordon Clark. Stars Sheila Dunn, Anne Blake & Frank Mills. A historian finds a clue leading him to hidden treasure, but finds it protected by an ancient guardian. [S]

Sex (Re) Education

Thursday 23:30 - 00:00

Stars: Feodor Atkine, Sylwvie Granotier & Irene Jacob. Jacques, feeling self-conscious, seeks advice on how to be sexually adept. Elsa decides to help by coaching him. [S]

Fri Apr 19

Friday 00:00 - 01:00

Night Games. 1981. Directed by Derek Martinus. Stafford Gordon & Roy Holder star in this gripping drama series about life in the British Army. (S3, E01)

The Man with the Golden Arm

Friday 01:00 - 03:30

1955. Drama. Directed by Otto Preminger. Stars Frank Sinatra, Kim Novak & Eleanor Parker. The story of a recovering drug addict who must battle to stay clean after being released from prison. [S]

Time Of His Life

Friday 03:30 - 05:00

1955. Comedy. A released prisoner (Richard Hearne) goes home to embarrass his social climbing daughter. Starring Richard Wattis. [S]

The David Niven Show

Friday 05:00 - 05:30

Sticks and Stones. Stars John Ericson, Peggy McCay & Mort Mills. British actor David Niven, introduces this 1950s US anthology series. (S1, E10)

Home to Danger

Friday 05:30 - 06:50

1951. Crime. Director: Terence Fisher. Stars Alan Wheatley, Guy Rolfe & Stanley Baker. Barbara returns from abroad after her father ended his life. A changed will leaves Barbara in mortal danger. [S]

1950s Puzzle Corner

Friday 06:50 - 07:10

Charming question time set around a 1950s. Incredible shots of London Airport, Coventry, The Coast with puzzles to solve - How many grooves on a 12 inch LP? When will the B.O.A.C plane reach New York?


Friday 07:10 - 08:50

1952. Crime. Directed by Terence Fisher. Stars Paul Henreid, Lois Maxwell & Kieron Moore. A falsely convicted murderer escapes prison to seek out who the real killer is and clear his name. [S]

The Girl In the Picture (1957)

Friday 08:50 - 10:05

1957. Drama. Directed by Don Chaffey. Starring Donald Houston, Patrick Holt and Junia Crawford. George Keefe's policeman brother was murdered four years ago and the killer is still on the loose. [S]

The Stranger

Friday 10:05 - 12:00

1946. Drama nominated for an Oscar. Directed by Orson Welles. A war crimes investigator is on the trail of an infamous Nazi. Stars Orson Welles, Edward G. Robinson & Loretta Young. [S]

Melvyn's Talking Pictures

Friday 12:00 - 12:10

Melvyn Hayes returns with more fabulous films from the great decade that is the 1930s. We begin with the 1937 historical drama Victoria the Great, starring Anna Neagle as Queen Victoria. [S]

Victoria the Great

Friday 12:10 - 14:30

1937. Drama. Directed by Herbert Wilcox. Stars Anna Neagle, Anton Walbrook & Walter Rilla. The story of Queen Victoria and her six decades in power during a period of immense social change. [S]

Melvyn's Talking Pictures

Friday 14:30 - 14:40

After a fantastic afternoon back in the 30s, Melvyn introduces next weeks enchanting British comedy. [S]

This Happy Breed

Friday 14:40 - 16:50

1944. Drama. Director: David Lean. Stars Robert Newton, Celia Johnson, John Mills & Stanley Holloway. After WW1, a family lead an ordinary sort of life until the outbreak of WW2. [S]

Look At Life Jazz all the Way

Friday 16:50 - 17:00

1960. A visit to the wonderful outdoor festival at Cleethorpes which hosts 12 top jazz bands.

Worzel Gummidge

Friday 17:00 - 17:30

The Return of Dafthead. 1980. Stars Jon Pertwee, Frank Marlborough & Megs Jenkins. When Dafthead returns and takes over Ten Acre Field, Worzel must get rid of him to regain his rightful place. [S]

Fireball XL-5

Friday 17:30 - 18:05

Planet of Platonia. 1963. Stars David Graham, Sylvia Anderson & Paul Maxwell. The King of Platonia prepares for trade talks with Earth, but an unexpected attack from his aide disrupts all plans.

Look At Life Shelling Out

Friday 18:05 - 18:15

1961. A fascinating look at the world of shellfish, from the delicate tasting oyster to the succulent mussel.

The People That Time Forgot

Friday 18:15 - 20:00

1977. Adventure. Directed by Kevin Connor. Stars Patrick Wayne, Doug McClure & Sarah Douglas. An expedition in search of a lost colleague stumbles upon a prehistoric world hidden in the Arctic. [S]

Cellar Club with Caroline Munro

Friday 20:00 - 20:05

Caroline Munro is back to introduce two fascinating and frightening films this evening. We return to the Amityville franchise with the 1992 horror Amityville: It's About Time. [S]

Amityville: It's About Time

Friday 20:05 - 22:00

1992. Horror. Directed by Tony Randel. Stars Stephen Macht, Shawn Weatherly & Megan Ward. An architect brings home a mysterious antique clock, unaware of the demonic presence that haunts it. [S]

Cellar Club with Caroline Munro

Friday 22:00 - 22:05

Join Caroline Munro as she presents the next chilling offering, the 1999 horror Presence of Mind, with an A-list cast including Sadie Frost, Lauren Bacall, Ella Jones, Harvey Keitel and Jude Law. [S]

Presence of Mind

Friday 22:05 - 00:10

1999. Horror. Director: Antoni Aloy. Stars Sadie Frost, Lauren Bacall & Harvey Keitel. A young governess is hired to take care of two children but soon discovers their house bears a dark secret. [S]

Sat Apr 20
Cellar Club with Caroline Munro

Saturday 00:10 - 00:15

Caroline Munro lets us in on what's coming up next week before closing up for the night. [S]

Experiment in Terror

Saturday 00:15 - 02:45

1962. Crime. Directed by Blake Edwards. Stars Glenn Ford, Lee Remick & Stefanie Powers. In San Francisco, a bank clerk is terrorised by a murderous extortionist, but can anyone help stop him? [S]

Murder on Campus

Saturday 02:45 - 04:00

1961. Crime Drama. Directed by Michael Winner. Stars Terence Longden, Donald Gray and Diane Clare. A reporter learns that his brother, a student at Cambridge, has killed himself or so it seems. [S]


Saturday 04:00 - 05:00

The Stranger. 1960. Stars Lorne Greene, Lloyd Nolan & Hal Baylor. Inspector Leduque from New Orleans arrives in Virginia City to arrest Ben Cartwright for a 20-year-old murder charge. [S]

D.O.A. (1949)

Saturday 05:00 - 06:40

1949. Mystery. Directed by Rudolph Maté. Stars Edmond O'Brien, Pamela Britton & Luther Adler. An accountant learns that he has been poisoned, with only a few days to live, he hunts down his enemy. [S]

What's On TPTV With Noel

Saturday 06:40 - 06:55

Founder of Talking Pictures TV and one half of the Footage Detectives, Noel Cronin, shares shows and films not be missed in the second half of April. [S]

The Beverly Hillbillies

Saturday 06:55 - 07:30

Trick or Treat. 1962. Stars Irene Ryan, Bea Benaderet & Shirley Mitchell. The Clampetts are feeling homesick and no one wants to visit them, so on Halloween, they decide to visit their neighbours. [S]


Saturday 07:30 - 08:00

1980. Presented by Mike Reid. Prizes include a set of draughts, a swimming mask and snorkel, and a zoom telescope. This episode features a Broadley Shire Horses, a 1922 Maxwell Charabanc and more.

Trail of the Royal Mounted

Saturday 08:00 - 08:20

Dir: Stuart Paton. Starring: Robert Frazer; Blanche Mehaffey; Buzz Barton. Pursued by Gregg's henchmen can Billy and White Cloud possibly keep the map from their clutches? [S]

The Adventures of Robin Hood

Saturday 08:20 - 08:50

An Apple for the Archer. 1957. Stars Richard Greene, Ann Firbank & Kenneth Cope. A young man stands to lose his true love's heart unless he can beat the French suitor in an archery contest. [S]

Bungala Boys

Saturday 08:50 - 09:55

1961. Family. Director: Jim Jeffrey. Stars Peter Couldwell, Alan Dearth & Terry Bentley. When a child nearly drowns, his friends form a surf club, but first they must win a race to raise money. [S]

The Princess and the Dragon

Saturday 09:55 - 10:05

Charming example of stop motion animation from the 1950s, a reminder of teatime or a day off school, with a moral to the story... [S]

Flash Gordon Conquers...

Saturday 10:05 - 10:30

... the Universe. The Death Mist. 1940. Stars: Buster Crabbe & Carol Hughes. As Emperor Ming's bomber's close in on Prince Barin's palace, Flash and Dale do battle with Ming's top agents. [S]

The Buccaneers

Saturday 10:30 - 11:00

The Ladies. 1956. Stars Robert Shaw, Petra Davies & Terence Cooper. A promised shipload of women approaches New Providence. Tempest is concerned Blackbeard may be aware and decides to lay a trap. [S]

Hawkeye & the Last of the Mohicans

Saturday 11:00 - 11:30

Powder Keg. 1957. Directed by Sam Newfield. Stars John Hart, Lon Chaney Jr & Bill Walker. Fur trader McKenzie initiates a war between the Hurons and the nearby settlement. [S]

Colonel March of Scotland Yard

Saturday 11:30 - 12:00

The Silent Vow. 1956. Stars Boris Karloff, Ewan Roberts. Colonel March and Inspector Goron are present in a café when a customer dies from poisoned wine. [S]

Zontar - Thing From Venus

Saturday 12:00 - 13:35

1967. Sci-fi. Directed by Larry Buchanan. Stars John Agar, Susan Bjurman & Tony Huston. A young scientist believes an alien from Venus can help Earth but soon discovers it has a malevolent plan. [S]

Capital Visit: A School Journey

Saturday 13:35 - 14:00

in 1955. Director: Syd Sharples. A party of schoolchildren spend three days in London and visit a variety of sights, including parks, museums, the Tower of London, St. Paul's Cathedral and lots more!


Saturday 14:00 - 14:35

An Echo of Danger. 1964. Stars Robert Easton, Lois Maxwell & Don Mason. Phones' ability to work as Stingray's hydrophone operator is called into question after Agent X20 attempts to sabotage him.

The Vengeance of She

Saturday 14:35 - 16:40

1968. Fantasy. Directed by Cliff Owen. Stars John Richardson, Olga Schoberová & Edward Judd. A young girl is drawn to the ancient city of Kuma to succeed the lost former ruler Ayesha as empress. [S]

Look At Life High, Wide and Faster

Saturday 16:40 - 17:00

1963. A captivating look at the plans for closer co-ordination between our roads, railways and coastal shipping.

In Suspicious Circumstances

Saturday 17:00 - 18:00

Our Dearest Dear - Maundy Money. 1992. Stars Harry Dickman, John Branwell & Sue Johnston. A look at the odd disappearance of a showgirl and the suspicious deaths that surrounded Maundy Gregory. [S]

Dixon of Dock Green

Saturday 18:00 - 19:00

Molenzicht. 1972. Stars Jack Warner, Maxim Hamel & Frank Mills. A man is pulled from the river and says 'Molenzicht' before dying, leading the police to meet with their counterparts in Rotterdam. [S]


Saturday 19:00 - 20:00

Some Mother's Sons. 1971. Stars: Adam Faith, Iain Cuthbertson & Lynn Dalby. Why is Charlie letting Budgie use a flat in the middle of Soho for six weeks, and what are Hazel's mother's plans? [S]

The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre

Saturday 20:00 - 21:10

Sinister Man. 1961. Directed by Clive Donner. Stars John Bentley, Patrick Allen & John Glyn-Jones. Superintendent Wills investigates the theft of some mysterious oriental tablets. [S]

Framed (1992)

Saturday 21:10 - 23:15

1992. Thriller. Director: Geoffrey Sax. Stars Timothy Dalton, David Morrissey & Penélope Cruz. When DC Lawrence Jackson goes on holiday, the last person he expects to meet is an escaped criminal.

Murphy's War

Saturday 23:15 - 01:20

1971. Action. Director: Peter Yates. Stars Peter O'Toole, Siân Phillips & Philippe Noiret. A lone seaman becomes obsessed with getting revenge on a German U-Boat crew that massacred his shipmates. [S]

Sun Apr 21
Runaway Train

Sunday 01:20 - 03:30

1985. Action. Directed by Andrey Konchalovskiy. Stars Jon Voight, Eric Roberts & Rebecca De Mornay. Two escaped convicts and a railway worker find themselves trapped on an out of control train. [S]

Beyond The Truth

Sunday 03:30 - 04:30

Impact Earth. An investigation into the threat to Earth of a collision with a large meteorite. (S1, E02)

The Law & Mr Jones

Sunday 04:30 - 05:00

The Storyville Gang. Created by Sy Gomberg. Stars James Whitmore, Janet De Gore & Conlan Carter. Abraham Jones is an attorney handling white collar cases from star studded clients. (S1, E07)

All In Good Fun

Sunday 05:00 - 05:50

1956. Comedy. Bob Monkhouse introduces the golden age of slapstick comedy. Mack Sennett, Chaplin, The Keystone Kops and many more. [S]

Impulse (1955)

Sunday 05:50 - 07:30

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. [S]

Look At Life Pony Tale

Sunday 07:30 - 07:40

1960. The story of the pony, from the time it is rounded up in the forest until it enters the Pony Club Championships. The journey encompasses pony sales, training and life at riding school.

Bulldog Drummond's Peril

Sunday 07:40 - 09:00

1938. Mystery. Directed by James P. Hogan. Stars John Barrymore, John Howard & Louise Campbell. Captain Drummond puts his wedding on hold to hunt down a group of dangerous jewel thieves. [S]

One Step Beyond

Sunday 09:00 - 09:35

The Return of Mitchell Campion. 1959. Stars Patrick O'Neil, Lilyan Chauvin & Vance Howard. A man appears to be known by everyone on a small Mediterranean island he has never visited or has he? [S]

Murder at the Windmill

Sunday 09:35 - 10:55

1949. Crime Drama. Directed by Val Guest. Stars Garry Marsh, Jack Livesey & Jon Pertwee. Two London detectives order the repeat of a stage show after a spectator is shot during a performance. [S]

Star Performance: Meet McGraw

Sunday 10:55 - 11:25

1954. Drama. Director: Frank McDonald. Stars Frank Lovejoy, Audrey Totter & Ellen Corby. A private detective is hired to protect a woman after she claims that her husband is planning to kill her.

Seminole Uprising

Sunday 11:25 - 12:50

1955. Western. Director: Earl Bellamy. Stars George Montgomery, Karin Booth & William Fawcett. A cavalry officer is ordered to bring in a Seminole chief who has been leading a campaign of terror. [S]

What's On TPTV With Noel

Sunday 12:50 - 13:00

Founder of Talking Pictures TV and one half of the Footage Detectives, Noel Cronin, shares shows and films not be missed in the second half of April. [S]

The Adventures of Robin Hood

Sunday 13:00 - 13:30

Brother Battle. 1957. Stars Richard Greene, Francis De Wolff & Archie Duncan. Robin Hood helps Brother Wootan in his efforts to educate children in spite of Prince John's order to the contrary. [S]

The Ghost Train

Sunday 13:30 - 15:15

1941. Comedy Horror. Director: Walter Forde. Starring Arthur Askey, Richard Murdoch & Kathleen Harrison. High jinks and chills ensue when a group of people become stranded at an isolated station. [S]

Look At Life Sailing the Sky

Sunday 15:15 - 15:30

1959. An exciting look into the thrills of gliding, including an interview with Britain's leading female glider pilot, Ann Welch.

Out of Town

Sunday 15:30 - 16:00

Sheep Farming and Bite Indicators. 1980. Jack Hargreaves visits one of the largest sheep farms in the south of England. Then he goes fishing on the Dorset Stour to try two types of bite indicator. [S]

The Footage Detectives

Sunday 16:00 - 17:00

There's talk of Jellimallos and Huntley and Palmer biscuit tins, there's a reel of train travel, a very special tea party, Sam Kydd on a rare day out and Noel and Mike have a Kazoo Competition! [S]

Look At Life Saving Face

Sunday 17:00 - 17:15

1961. A delightfully compelling look at the magic of the beauty business.


Sunday 17:15 - 19:30

1984. Drama. Directed by John Irvin. Stars John Hurt, Edward Woodward & Gregory Jones. The story of Bob Champion, a steeplechase jockey who was diagnosed with cancer at the height of his career. [S]

A Lifetime Ago with The...

Sunday 19:30 - 20:00

... Baim Collection. Stories from Lakeland. 1961. A tour of the renowned Lake District; a visual delight that captures the tranquillity and drama of this quite outstanding scenery.


Sunday 20:00 - 21:05

Little Man, What Next? Part 2. 1970. Stars Alfred Lynch, Robert Hardy & John Savident. Gratz continues to be interrogated. Meanwhile, Nina, Jimmy and Vincent receive extraction instructions. [S]

Ten Little Indians

Sunday 21:05 - 22:55

1965. Mystery. Directed by George Pollock. Stars Hugh O'Brian and Shirley Eaton. Film version of Agatha Christie's novel. Strangers invited to a party at a mansion each expecting entertainment. [S]

Picnic at Hanging Rock

Sunday 22:55 - 01:05

1975. Drama. Directed by Peter Weir. Stars Rachel Roberts, Anne-Louise Lambert & Vivean Gray. A school summer picnic takes an unpleasant turn when a group of students and a teacher vanish. [S]

Mon Apr 22
The Heritage Chart Show with Mike Read

Monday 01:05 - 02:10

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.

Bear Island

Monday 02:10 - 04:30

1980. Action. Directed by Don Sharp. Stars Donald Sutherland, Vanessa Redgrave & Richard Widmark. A group of scientists on an expedition to study climate change find murder and mayhem instead. [S]

Star Performance

Monday 04:30 - 05:00

The Rites of Spring. 1956. Comedy. Director Roy Kellino. Stars David Niven, Ernest Anderson & Lela Bliss. A husband sends his young wife flowers from a 'secret admirer' as a test of her fidelity.

Stagecoach West

Monday 05:00 - 06:00

Come Home Again. Western with Wayne Rogers & Robert Bray, who run a stagecoach line in the Old West where they come across a wide variety of killers, robbers and ladies in distress. [S]

While I Live

Monday 06:00 - 07:35

1947. Drama. (aka The Dream of Olwen) 25 years later, a spinster still obsesses over the death of her sister, who was a composer. [S]

October Moth

Monday 07:35 - 08:45

1960. Drama. Director: John Kruse. Stars Lee Patterson, Lana Morris & Robert Cawdron, In an isolated Yorkshire farmhouse, a deranged young man imagines a car crash victim is his deceased mother. [S]

The Scarlet Web

Monday 08:45 - 10:00

1954. Crime drama directed by Charles Saunders. An insurance investigator is framed for murder after a client is found dead. Starring Griffith Jones and Hazel Court. [S]

Time To Remember

Monday 10:00 - 10:35

Some People of the Thirties. 1964. Narrated by Anthony Quayle. A presentation of the famous personalities of the 30s, including Charlie Chaplin, George Bernard Shaw and H.G. Wells. [S]

The Outer Limits

Monday 10:35 - 11:35

Don't Open Till Doomsday. 1964. Stars Miriam Hopkins, John Hoyt & Russell Collins. A woman whose husband disappeared, stops at nothing to complete her long overdue wedding night scenario. [S]

The Last Escape

Monday 11:35 - 13:20

1970. Action. Directed by Walter Grauman. Stars Martin Jarvis, Margit Saad & Stuart Whitman. An American officer joins British soldiers trying to rescue a German scientist from the Nazis. [S]

Derek Fowlds: A Part Well Played

Monday 13:20 - 14:00

Derek Fowlds, best known for his iconic TV roles in Yes Minister and Heartbeat, looks back on his 60-year career, recalling many of the famous names and productions that he's been associated with. [S]

The Saint

Monday 14:00 - 15:00

The Lawless Lady. 1964. Stars Roger Moore, Dawn Addams & Julian Glover. A dishonest countess who leads a ring of thieves teams up with Simon to avenge a murder. [S]

The Second Time Around

Monday 15:00 - 16:55

1961. Comedy. Directed by Vincent Sherman. Stars Debbie Reynolds, Steve Forrest & Andy Griffith. A young widow and her two children leave New York to start a new life in territorial Arizona. [S]

Star Performance: To Kill a Man

Monday 16:55 - 17:30

1955. Drama. Directed by James Neilson. Stars Alexis Smith, Scott Forbes, Dan Barton & Ross Elliott. A dinner party is unexpectedly interrupted by an intruder.

Out of Town

Monday 17:30 - 18:00

Appleby Fair and Private Rivers. 1980. A display of vintage farm machinery is found at the annual Appleby Fair. Jack Hargreaves goes fly-fishing on a Dorset chalk stream owned by Greg Lake. [S]

The Footage Detectives

Monday 18:00 - 19:00

Bring your Easter eggs or simnel cake! We have a lost film of Dame Maureen Lipman, wonderful footage of Easter bonnet parades, who remembers Ellisdon's joke catalogue? And did you go on a Beano? [S]

Number 13

Monday 19:00 - 19:50

2006. Horror. Director: Pier Wilkie. Stars Greg Wise, Paul Freeman & Tom Burke. An Oxbridge academic settles into a hotel to conduct research but finds himself investigating the peculiar room 13. [S]

Look At Life Snow Business

Monday 19:50 - 20:00

1961. A look at the flourishing winter sports business within Scotland and how they are continuing to succeed and grow.

Framed (1992)

Monday 20:00 - 22:05

1992. Thriller. Director: Geoffrey Sax. Stars Timothy Dalton, David Morrissey & Penélope Cruz. When DC Lawrence Jackson goes on holiday, the last person he expects to meet is an escaped criminal.

The Cat Girl

Monday 22:05 - 23:40

1957. Horror. Directed by Alfred Shaughnessy. Stars Barbara Shelley, Robert Ayres & Kay Callard. A woman returns to her ancestral home where she inherits both money and a terrifying curse. [S]

It Could Be You

Monday 23:40 - 00:00

The film follows two London models on their journey through Germany as their prize for winning a newspaper competition. Starring Adrienne Scot, Jackie Collins & Phillip Baird. [S]

Tue Apr 23
The Gold Robbers

Tuesday 00:00 - 01:00

The Arrangement. 1969. Stars Peter Vaughan, Maria Aitken & Peter Copley. With another chance to get on the robber's trail, Cradock wades deeper into the slimy and devious depths of the underworld. [S]


Tuesday 01:00 - 02:50

Maigret in Finland. 1996. Stars Bruno Cremer & Robin Renucci. When a French professor is accused of murder and refuses to talk, Maigret must travel to Finland to investigate the case. [S]

Look At Life So They all Hover Now

Tuesday 02:50 - 03:00

1962. Currently, trucks, barrows and even stretchers are now using hover power. This film further explores hovercraft and how it has developed since its introduction in 1959.


Tuesday 03:00 - 04:00

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 Lloyd Bridges Show

Tuesday 04:00 - 04:30

A Pair of Boots. 1962. Lloyd Bridges introduces a news event, either current or the past, discussing its relevance. Stars Lloyd Bridges, Jeff Bridges & Dub Taylor. Created by: Aaron Spelling.

Honey West

Tuesday 04:30 - 05:00

1965. King Of The Mountain. Classic crime series produced by Aaron Spelling and starring Anne Francis. Honey goes undercover as a nurse.

Calling Paul Temple

Tuesday 05:00 - 06:50

1948. Crime Drama starring John Bentley & Dinah Sheridan. Scotland Yard is unable to unravel the 'Rex' murders and cannot manage without the help of Paul Temple and his sidekick 'Steve'. [S]

What's On TPTV With Noel

Tuesday 06:50 - 07:00

Founder of Talking Pictures TV and one half of the Footage Detectives, Noel Cronin, shares shows and films not be missed in the second half of April. [S]

Sherlock Holmes

Tuesday 07:00 - 07:35

The Case of the Split Ticket. 1954. Starring: Ronald Howard, Howard Marion-Crawford & Archie Duncan. When O'Casey wins the lottery, they must find Albert before the ticket runs out. [S]

Turned Out Nice Again

Tuesday 07:35 - 09:15

1941. Musical Comedy. Directed by Marcel Varnel. Stars George Formby, Peggy Bryan & Elliott Mason. An employee at an underwear factory is caught between his wife and meddling mother. [S]

The Terror (1938)

Tuesday 09:15 - 10:45

1938. Drama. Director: Richard Bird. Stars: Wilfrid Lawson, Richard Murdoch, Bernard Lee, Alastair Sims. No-one among the guests at Monk's Hall Priory suspects that The Terror is in their midst... [S]

Stowaway Girl

Tuesday 10:45 - 12:35

1957. Drama. Directed by Guy Hamilton. Stars Trevor Howard, Pedro Armendáriz, Elsa Martinelli & Donald Pleasence. A steamboat captain falls for a young stowaway girl on his ship.

The Small Back Room

Tuesday 12:35 - 14:45

1949. Drama. Directors Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger. Stars David Farrar, Jack Hawkins and Kathleen Byron. The best bomb disposal expert must battle his inner self, during the German raids. [S]

Look At Life...

Tuesday 14:45 - 15:00

...The Rocket-age Lancers. 1961. A look to the future with the 9th Queen's Royal Lancers, a cavalry regiment of the British Army which was first formed in 1715.

A Cry From The Streets

Tuesday 15:00 - 16:55

1958. Drama starring Max Bygraves, Barbara Murray and Colin Petersen. A welfare worker becomes emotionally involved with a group of homeless children. Music by Larry Adler. [S]

The Beverly Hillbillies

Tuesday 16:55 - 17:30

Jethro Goes to School. 1962. Stars Buddy Ebsen, Frank Wilcox & Eleanor Audley. Jed attempts to enrol Jethro at an exclusive elementary school, but the proprietor is convinced it is a hoax. [S]

Scotland Yard

Tuesday 17:30 - 18:05

1956. The Wall of Death. Directed by Montgomery Tully. Starring Cyril Chamberlain, Vernon Greeves and Vanda Godsell. A murder at a fairground proves a puzzling case for the police. (S1, E15)

Dangerous Knowledge

Tuesday 18:05 - 18:35

A Deadly Policy. Stars John Gregson, Patrick Allen & Prunella Ransome. Kirby has learned something vital that could be put to use to the detriment of the British government. (S1, E02)

Dangerous Assignment

Tuesday 18:35 - 19:05

The Key Story. 1951. Stars Brian Donlevy, Stanley Waxman & Suzanne Dalbert. Steve is sent to the Swiss Alps to recover a document that proves the death of a foreign leader was no accident. [S]


Tuesday 19:05 - 20:05

One Way Home. 1970. Stars Alfred Lynch, George Sewell & Lillias Walker. Narrowly escaping the SS round-up, Jimmy is hidden by a French Resistance girl - but her brother is a potential informer. [S]


Tuesday 20:05 - 21:55

Maigret's Boyhood Friend. 2003. Stars Bruno Cremer, Roger Pierre & Marianne Groves. Maigret is reacquainted with an old schoolmate when he has a murder to report. Will Maigret be able to help? [S]

Cellar Club with Caroline Munro

Tuesday 21:55 - 22:00

Caroline Munro welcomes you to a night of scientific experiments gone wrong and powerful drama. We start with the action packed science fiction horror Silent Rage, starring Chuck Norris. [S]

Silent Rage

Tuesday 22:00 - 00:05

1982. Action. Directed by Michael Miller. Stars Chuck Norris, Ron Silver & Steven Keats. A sheriff goes on the hunt for a crazed murderer who has been given the power to self-heal. [S]