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Sun Jul 21
The Adventures of Robin Hood

Sunday 13:00 - 13:35

The Healing Hand. 1958. Stars Richard Greene, Michael Ripper & Archie Duncan. Robin is forced to work with a conman doctor after Little John defends him against tax collectors and is imprisoned. [S]

Landfall

Sunday 13:35 - 15:20

1949. War. Director: Ken Annakin. Stars Michael Denison, Patricia Plunkett & Kathleen Harrison. At Coastal Command in Southern England, an RAF pilot is suspended after sinking a British sub. [S]

Look At Life As Good As Gold

Sunday 15:20 - 15:30

1960. A look at the production of gold and its journey through London, the world's most important gold market. Also exploring the role of the Bank of England, the guardian of Britain's gold reserves.

Out of Town

Sunday 15:30 - 16:00

21st Anniversary Programme. 1981. Skate fishing, traction engines, gun dogs and a dancing horse all feature in this special compilation celebrating '21 years of gossiping about the countryside'. [S]

The Footage Detectives

Sunday 16:00 - 17:00

Mike and Noel remember the year when the 50 pence piece arrived, they look at a wonderful reel of Portrush in the 50s, talk milk tablets, Zam-Buk ointment and Cat Meat, and look at the 60s abroad. [S]

Those British Faces

Sunday 17:00 - 17:35

1993. Documentary series that acts as a tribute to the greats of British cinema. This episode focuses on a marvellous tribute to Stanley Holloway. [S]

The Ghost Train

Sunday 17:35 - 19:20

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]

A Lifetime Ago with The...

Sunday 19:20 - 20:00

... Baim Collection. It's Magic. 1962. A wonderfully entertaining magic show which will amuse and surprise all audiences.

Love for Lydia

Sunday 20:00 - 21:05

Episode 1. 1977. Stars Beatrix Lehmann, Mel Martin & Christopher Blake. A young reporter covers the arrival of Lydia Aspen who has come to live with her aunts following the death of her father.

Framed (1992)

Sunday 21:05 - 23:20

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 Snorkel

Sunday 23:20 - 01:05

1958. Drama. Directed by Guy Green. Stars Peter Van Eyck, Betta St John & Mandy Miller. A teenager suspects that her wealthy mother's suicide was a cleverly planned murder by her cruel stepfather. [S]

Mon Jul 22
The Heritage Chart Show with Mike Read

Today 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.

Salute the Toff

Today 02:10 - 03:45

1952. Drama. Director: Maclean Rogers. Stars John Bentley and Carol Marsh. Based on the 1941 Novel. The sixth in the series featuring upper-class sleuth, Richard Rollison. [S]

You Pay Your Money

Today 03:45 - 05:00

1957. Crime Drama. A rogue smuggler enters a murky world when his wife is kidnapped. Directed by Maclean Rogers. Starring Hugh McDermott, Jane Hylton and Honor Blackman. [S]

Stagecoach West

Today 05:00 - 06:05

Never Walk Alone. 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]

Identity Unknown

Today 06:05 - 07:25

1960. War Drama. Directed by Frank Marshall. Stars Richard Wyler, Pauline Yates, Patricia Plunkett. Two reporters develop a relationship while investigating an aircraft accident. [S]

Inquest

Today 07:25 - 08:40

1940. Drama directed by Roy Boulting. A young widow accused of murder is defended by a distinguished KC. Stars Elizabeth Allan. [S]

The Dark Light

Today 08:40 - 10:00

1951. Thriller. Director: Vernon Sewell. Stars Albert Lieven, David Greene & Norman MacOwen. The crew of a lighthouse bring a boat to safety, unaware that it carries a gang of robbers on the run. [S]

Time To Remember

Today 10:00 - 10:35

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 Outer Limits

Today 10:35 - 11:40

Production & Decay of Strange Particles. 1964. Stars George Macready, Rudy Solari & Leonard Nimoy. An accident at a power plant opens a dimensional hole. A doctor is against the clock to close it. [S]

Vengeance Valley

Today 11:40 - 13:20

1951. Western. Directed by Richard Thorpe. Stars Burt Lancaster, Joanne Dru & Robert Walker. The sons of a cattle baron, one biological and the other adopted, fight for their father's empire. [S]

A 1950s Love Story Set in Salzburg

Today 13:20 - 14:00

1953. An old-fashioned love story set in 1950s Salzburg, with some wonderful footage from all over Austria.

The Saint

Today 14:00 - 15:05

The Saint Steps In. 1964. Stars Roger Moore, Geoffrey Keen & Peter Vaughan. An innovative new textile formula is stolen, and Simon becomes involved in helping to solve the mystery. [S]

The Thief

Today 15:05 - 16:50

1952. Crime. Director: Russell Rouse. Stars Ray Milland, Martin Gabel & Rita Gam. A chance accident causes a scientist, who's spying for the Russians, to fall under FBI scrutiny and go on the run.

Look At Life Cool Cats

Today 16:50 - 17:00

1965. A marvellous look at the world of cats from the rare to the new breeds, including the fashionable Siamese.

For the Love of Ada

Today 17:00 - 17:30

The Permissive Society. 1970. Stars Wilfred Pickles, Irene Handl & Jack Smethurst. Walter takes Ada for an 'off-white' weekend break in Bognor Regis. (S1, E03) [S]

Out of Town

Today 17:30 - 18:00

21st Anniversary Programme. 1981. Skate fishing, traction engines, gun dogs and a dancing horse all feature in this special compilation celebrating '21 years of gossiping about the countryside'. [S]

The Footage Detectives

Today 18:00 - 19:00

We have a fascinating reel of The Good Old Compton Organ, uncover a film of a soldier on leave in WWII, there's a reel for trolley bus fans, we look at Listers Nut Rings and who remembers Gun Gum? [S]

Enemy At The Door

Today 19:00 - 20:05

The Prussian Officer. 1978. Stars: Alfred Burke, Bernard Horsfall & Emily Richard. Officer Von Bulow comes to the island and is billeted with Peter whilst he trains soldiers for the Russian front. [S]

Ten Little Indians

Today 20:05 - 21:55

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]

Night Beat

Today 21:55 - 23:50

1947. Drama. Directed by Harold Huth. Stars Anne Crawford, Maxwell Reed & Ronald Howard. Post WWII, two army friends join different sides of the law after struggling to adjust to civilian life. [S]

Reel Stories: The Projectionists

Today 23:50 - 01:00

2022. Documentary. A film exploring the unseen work behind the cinema screen that projectionists undertake. A celebration of this unique profession at a time of great change. [S]

Tue Jul 23
Maigret

Tomorrow 01:00 - 02:50

The Open Window. 2001. Stars Bruno Cremer, Florence Darel & Jacques Boudet. A shot is heard from the waiting room of a shady financier. Minutes later he is found dead. But was it murder? [S]

Look At Life Behind The Ton-up Boy

Tomorrow 02:50 - 03:00

1964. A look at the almost two million motorcyclists in Britain, with a focus on the motorcyclists who are keen to travel at 100 miles per hour and how efforts are being made to stop the ton-up.

Justice

Tomorrow 03:00 - 04:00

Under Suspicion. 1974. Stars Margaret Lockwood, John Stone & Michael Atha. Barrister Elliott is accused of bribing a policeman by a policeman he had challenged previously, but is all as it appears?

The Lloyd Bridges Show

Tomorrow 04:00 - 04:30

The Wonder of Wanda. 1962. Starring Lloyd Bridges. Adam imagines himself as a Norwegian underground leader ordered to assassinate a traitor.

Tell Me Another

Tomorrow 04:30 - 05:00

Stories About Embarrassments and Disasters. 1976. Personal anecdotes as told to Dick Hills. This episode stars Marti Caine, Thora Hird, Roy Hudd David Jacobs. [S]

Glimpses: Seen at the Zoo in 1948

Tomorrow 05:00 - 05:05

Made in 1948 we visit the zoo and spend time with the giant panda and the penguins.

Broken Blossoms

Tomorrow 05:05 - 06:50

1936. Directed by John Brahm and starring Emlyn Williams, Dolly Hass and Arthur Margetson. A Chinese missionary comes to England where he helps a young girl who is ill treated by her father. [S]

What's On TPTV With Noel

Tomorrow 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 at the end of July and the beginning of August. [S]

Sherlock Holmes

Tomorrow 07:00 - 07:35

The Case of the Unlucky Gambler. 1955. Stars Ronald Howard, Howard Marion-Crawford & Richard O' Sullivan. Holmes and the team delve into the seedy gambling underworld to find a young boy's father. [S]

Bulldog Drummond's Bride

Tomorrow 07:35 - 08:45

1939. Mystery. Directed by James P. Hogan. Stars John Howard, Heather Angel & H.B. Warner. Bulldog Drummond's wedding is interrupted once more, by a bank robbery and a daring escape. [S]

Eartha Kitt: Just an Old...

Tomorrow 08:45 - 09:05

... Fashioned Girl. 1960. The incredible Eartha Kitt performs some of her classic songs including The Heel, Yellow Bird and Just an Old Fashioned Girl.

The Steel Bayonet

Tomorrow 09:05 - 10:50

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]

Look At Life But Not On Sunday

Tomorrow 10:50 - 11:00

1960. A look at a typical Sunday in England and the various changes that are taking place.

Worzel Gummidge

Tomorrow 11:00 - 11:30

Very Good Worzel. 1980. Stars Jon Pertwee, Una Stubbs & Joan Sims. Mrs Bloomsbury-Barton has invited some important guests to lunch. Worzel and Aunt Sally are mistakenly hired to help for the day. [S]

A Case for PC 49

Tomorrow 11:30 - 13:10

1951. Mystery. Directed by Francis Searle. Stars Brian Reece, Joy Shelton & Christine Norden. PC 49 teams up with his girlfriend to solve a crime after a murder is committed right under his nose. [S]

My Dear Secretary

Tomorrow 13:10 - 15:15

1948. Comedy. Director: Charles Martin. Stars Kirk Douglas, Laraine Day & Keenan Wynn. An aspiring writer is hired by a famous novelist but discovers that her new boss would rather play than work.

Lady in the Fog

Tomorrow 15:15 - 16:55

1952. Mystery. Directed by Sam Newfield. Stars Cesar Romero, Lois Maxwell & Bernadette O'Farrell. A woman enlists the help of an American journalist to solve the mystery of her brother's death.

The Beverly Hillbillies

Tomorrow 16:55 - 17:30

Jed Plays Solomon. 1963. Stars Irene Ryan, Eddie Dean & Brian Kelly. Jed catches Granny setting the dogs on Pearl when she yodels, so instead she decides to report her to the police. [S]

Scotland Yard

Tomorrow 17:30 - 18:05

1958. Crime of Honour. Directed by Montgomery Tully. Starring Russell Napier, Ivan Craig and Jean Lodge. A Thames Estuary dredger drags a man's body from the bed of the river. (S1, E28)

Capone Investment

Tomorrow 18:05 - 18:35

Final Innings. 1974. Thriller. Stars Glyn Owen, Peter Sallis, Isobel Black & John Thaw. an investigation reveals that $4m of a gangster's gains may be located in England. (S1, E06)

Dangerous Assignment

Tomorrow 18:35 - 19:05

The Civil War Map Story. 1952. Stars Brian Donlevy, Betty Lou Gerson & Thurston Hall. Steve goes to Richmond to find out why a foreign agent has stolen a 90 year old Civil War map. [S]

Rumpole of the Bailey

Tomorrow 19:05 - 20:10

Rumpole and the Younger Generation. Stars: Leo McKern, Peggy Thorpe-Bates & David Yelland. Rumpole successfully defends a teenager accused of robbery with violence.

The Man in Black

Tomorrow 20:10 - 21:45

1950. Thriller. Director: Francis Searle. Stars Betty Ann Davies, Sheila Burrell, Sid James. After a man's untimely death, his second wife tries to drive his daughter insane to inherit his estate.

Cellar Club with Caroline Munro

Tomorrow 21:45 - 21:50

Caroline Munro returns with more extraordinary films to enjoy. First up, is John Carpenter's 1988 sci-fi horror They Live, based on the 1963 short story Eight O'Clock in the Morning. [S]

They Live

Tomorrow 21:50 - 23:40

1988. Sci-fi Horror. Directed by John Carpenter. Stars Roddy Piper, Keith David & Meg Foster. A homeless drifter discovers a pair of sunglasses capable of showing the world the way it truly is. [S]

Cellar Club with Caroline Munro

Tomorrow 23:40 - 23:45

Caroline continues the evening with more horror, as she introduces Don't Look in the Basement. Also known as The Forgotten, this 1973 independent film stars Bill McGhee and Rosie Holotik. [S]

Don't Look In The Basement

Tomorrow 23:45 - 01:20

1973. Horror. Directed by S. F. Brownrigg and starring Bill McGhee, Jesse Lee Fulton and Robert Dracup. A young nurse goes to work in an asylum. There follows a murder - will she be next? [S]

Wed Jul 24
Cellar Club with Caroline Munro

Wednesday 01:20 - 01:25

After a thrilling and frightful night, Caroline Munro is ready to close the doors of The Cellar Club, but not before allowing a peek at next weeks marvellous films. [S]

Your Witness

Wednesday 01:25 - 03:25

1950. Drama. Directed by and stars Robert Montgomery. Features Leslie Banks, Felix Aylmer & Patricia Cutts. An American lawyer travels across the pond to help his friend facing a murder charge. [S]

The Rogues

Wednesday 03:25 - 04:25

1965. Fringe Benefits. Gig Young, David Niven and Charles Boyer are The Rogues, members of two related families of international forgers and conmen. [S]

For the Love of Ada

Wednesday 04:25 - 05:00

The Permissive Society. 1970. Stars Wilfred Pickles, Irene Handl & Jack Smethurst. Walter takes Ada for an 'off-white' weekend break in Bognor Regis. (S1, E03) [S]

Burke's Law

Wednesday 05:00 - 06:00

Who Killed Mr. Cartwheel? 1964. Directed by Don Weis. Stars Gene Barry, Gary Conway & Regis Toomey. When the wealthy Emory Cartwheel is murdered at a coin auction, Amos Burke finds himself in jail.

Noose

Wednesday 06:00 - 07:50

1948. Crime drama starring Derek Farr, Carole Landis & Stanley Holloway. Sugiani, a black-market racketeer (Joseph Calleia), is amassing a fortune until reporter Linda Medbury is on to him. [S]

Three Steps to the Gallows

Wednesday 07:50 - 09:30

1953. Drama. Director John Gilling. American cargo ship Officer Stevens (Scott Brady), finds out that his brother is the frame-up victim of a smuggling gang and is due to be executed for murder. [S]

The Buccaneers

Wednesday 09:30 - 10:05

The Aztec Treasure. 1957. Stars Robert Shaw, Tommy Duggan & Michael Rittermann. Tempest meets a sailor looking for help to get hold of Aztec gold, but the Spanish are also trying to locate it. [S]

Now Barabbas Was a Robber

Wednesday 10:05 - 11:45

1949. Drama. Directed by Gordon Parry. Stars Richard Greene, Cedric Hardwicke & Kathleen Harrison. Prison drama about a variety of criminals and their life behind bars in post-war Britain. [S]

Murder At 3am

Wednesday 11:45 - 12:55

1953. Crime drama. Director: Francis Searle. Starring Dennis Price, Philip Saville and Peggy Evans. A serial killer on the loose makes a habit of murdering women on the street at precisely 3am. [S]

The Brothers

Wednesday 12:55 - 14:00

Decisions. 1972. Stars Robin Chadwick, Michael Hawkins & Hilary Tindall. David decides whether or not to stay in the family business. Meanwhile, a new salesman makes an impression on Jennifer. [S]

Saddle Up!

Wednesday 14:00 - 14:05

Embrace another warm western welcome from James Stephens as he returns with more western films. We start with The Tall Men, a 1955 feature starring Clark Gable and Robert Ryan on an epic journey. [S]

The Tall Men

Wednesday 14:05 - 16:25

1955. Western. Directed by Raoul Walsh. Stars Clark Gable, Jane Russell & Robert Ryan. Two brothers and their pompous employer make an arduous journey across the frontier driving a herd of cattle. [S]

The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp

Wednesday 16:25 - 17:00

Wyatt Earp Becomes a Marshal. 1955. Stars Hugh O'Brian, Mason Alan Dinehart & Denver Pyle. The career of the famous Western lawman begins after he takes over for the murdered sheriff of Ellsworth. [S]

Bonanza

Wednesday 17:00 - 18:00

Day of Reckoning. 1960. Stars Lorne Greene, Ricardo Montalban & Karl Swenson. Prejudice erupts on both sides when Ben gives an Indian and his wife some of his land after saving his life. [S]

Dixon of Dock Green

Wednesday 18:00 - 19:05

Baubles, Bangles and Beads. 1975. Stars Jack Warner, Brian Glover & Frank Jarvis. For Eric, jewels dropping from the sky were a gift from heaven - but the police know better. [S]

The Human Jungle

Wednesday 19:05 - 20:05

Time-Check. 1963. Stars Herbert Lom. A thief seems strangely fascinated by clocks. Inspector Meredith & Dr Corder hold opposed views. Guest stars Melvyn Hayes & Gerald James. [S]

Crime Story

Wednesday 20:05 - 21:10

Gone Too Far: The Mystery of Mrs Muriel McKay. 1992. Stars Anne Reid & Ed Devereaux. The intriguing true crime story about two brothers and their plan to kidnap Rupert Murdoch's wife. [S]

The Fourth War

Wednesday 21:10 - 23:00

1990. Drama. Directed by John Frankenheimer. Stars Roy Scheider, Jürgen Prochnow & Tim Reid. On the Russian border, the murder of a defector sparks a forbidden battle between two colonels. [S]

The Eyes

Wednesday 23:00 - 23:30

1960. Drama. Director: Ken Hughes. Stars Reed De Rouen, Jean MacDonald & Tommy Duggan. Very rare and unseen for years! The story of a woman who questions her own sanity.

Maigret

Wednesday 23:30 - 00:35

The Children's Party. 1961. Stars Rupert Davies, Ewen Solon & Alan Tilvern. Maigret investigates the lives of three seemingly respectable citizens after observing some suspicious behaviour. [S]

Thu Jul 25
Anatomy of a Murder

Thursday 00:35 - 03:45

1959. Crime Drama. Directed by Otto Preminger. Stars James Stewart, Lee Remick & Ben Gazzara. A small town lawyer is enlisted to defend an Army officer accused of murdering his wife's attacker. [S]

Shoot to Kill

Thursday 03:45 - 05:00

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. [S]

A Scandal In Paris

Thursday 05:00 - 07:05

1946. Drama. Director: Douglas Sirk. Stars George Sanders, Signe Hasso & Carole Landis. A depiction of the life of Eugene Francois Vidocq, a con man who later became chief of the Parisian police. [S]

Devil's Bait

Thursday 07:05 - 08:15

1959. Drama. Director: Peter Graham Scott. Stars Geoffey Keen, Jane Hylton & Gordon Jackson. An incompetent rat-catcher leaves behind the poison he has used to eradicate rats from a small bakery. [S]

Naked Fury

Thursday 08:15 - 09:30

1959. After a robbery during which the night-watchman is killed, the robbers take his daughter hostage. Stars Kenneth Cope & Reed de Rouen. [S]

The Hi-jackers

Thursday 09:30 - 10:50

1963. Drama. Director: Jim O'Connolly. Stars Anthony Booth & Jacqueline Ellis. A lorry driver meets Shirley at a cafe and offers her a lift. His truck carrying valuable whiskey is later hijacked. [S]

Top Secret

Thursday 10:50 - 12:45

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]

The Black Widow (1951)

Thursday 12:45 - 14:00

1951. Thriller. Directed by Vernon Sewell. Stars Christine Norden, Robert Ayres & Jennifer Jayne. A man suffering from amnesia learns that his scheming wife and her lover are plotting his demise. [S]

Crown Court

Thursday 14:00 - 14:30

Infanticide or Murder? - Part 1. 1973. Stars Edward Jewesbury, Robert Hartley & Rosemary Martin. Dominic Collins faces a murder charge after his daughter's baby was found buried in his garden. [S]

Crown Court

Thursday 14:30 - 15:00

Infanticide or Murder? - Part 2. 1973. Stars Bernard Gallagher, Brenda Cavendish & Sheila Raynor. Information begins to stack up as the witnesses take to the stand and testify. [S]

Crown Court

Thursday 15:00 - 15:30

Infanticide or Murder? - Part 3. 1973. Stars Joseph Berry, Dorothy Vernon & John Byron. As this heart-breaking case draws to the end, will the truth be revealed and justice be served? [S]

Enemy At The Door

Thursday 15:30 - 16:35

Steel Hand From The Sea. 1978. Stars: Alfred Burke, Bernard Horsfall & Emily Richard. Aware that it was Peter who tried to escape, Richter relays a message from his high command to Dr. Martel. [S]

The Trouble with Angels

Thursday 16:35 - 18:50

1966. Comedy. Directed by Ida Lupino. Stars Rosalind Russell, Hayley Mills & Binnie Barnes. A pair of young troublemakers are assigned to a convent school and keep the Reverend Mother on her toes. [S]

What's On TPTV With Noel

Thursday 18:50 - 19:00

Founder of Talking Pictures TV and one half of the Footage Detectives, Noel Cronin, shares shows and films not be missed at the end of July and the beginning of August. [S]

The Brothers

Thursday 19:00 - 20:05

Trade Wind. 1974. Stars Jean Anderson, Julia Goodman & Hilary Tindall. Barbara finds a way of settling Johnny's debts. David places the Board under pressure to release Jill's financial guarantee. [S]

Van der Valk

Thursday 20:05 - 21:10

Man of Iron. Stars Barry Foster, Joanna Dunham & Nigel Stock. After a series of attacks, Van der Valk finds himself looking for a mysterious hidden enemy who could strike at any second. [S]

Murphy's Law

Thursday 21:10 - 23:15

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]

The Moderns

Thursday 23:15 - 01:50

1988. Drama. Director: Alan Rudolph. Stars Keith Carradine, Linda Fiorentino & Wallace Shawn. In 1920s Paris, a struggling artist's life takes an unexpected turn when he agrees to forge paintings. [S]

Fri Jul 26
The Sailor Who Fell From...

Friday 01:50 - 04:00

... Grace With The Sea. 1976. Drama. Director Lewis John Carlino. Stars Sarah Miles, Kris Kristofferson & Jonathan Kahn. A boy plots revenge when his widowed mother falls in love with a sailor. [S]

Dick Powell Theatre

Friday 04:00 - 05:00

A Time to Die. Stars June Allyson & Edgar Bergen. A man, injured badly in a car crash is told he can select someone to die in his place.

The Treasure of San Teresa

Friday 05:00 - 06:40

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. [S]

Booby Trap

Friday 06:40 - 08:10

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 20 Questions Murder Mystery

Friday 08:10 - 10:00

1950. Crime. Director: Paul L. Stein. Stars Robert Beatty, Rona Anderson & Clifford Evans. Prior to committing a crime, someone sends in a question to the B.B.C.'s '20 Questions' programme. [S]

The Saint's Return

Friday 10:00 - 11:20

1953. Mystery. Directed by Seymour Friedman. Stars Louis Hayward, Naomi Chance & Sydney Tafler. A private detective goes on the hunt for the people who murdered his girlfriend. [S]

Look At Life City Of Air

Friday 11:20 - 11:30

1964. A look at the various aspects of London Airport with a focus on BOAC and BEA airlines.

The Four Just Men

Friday 11:30 - 12:05

Maya. 1959. Stars Vittorio De Sica, Lisa Gastoni & Peter Illing. Ricco is tasked with persuading a self-exiled princess to leave Italy and return to her country after her brother was murdered. [S]

Sudden Fear

Friday 12:05 - 14:15

1952. Drama. Director: David Miller. Stars Joan Crawford, Jack Palance, Gloria Grahame & Bruce Bennett. After an actor marries a rich playwright, he plots with his mistress how to get rid of her. [S]

Defence Of The Realm

Friday 14:15 - 16:15

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]

The Vengeance of She

Friday 16:15 - 18:20

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]

The Trollenberg Terror

Friday 18:20 - 20:00

1958. Sci-Fi. A series of deaths on a Swiss mountain-side appear to be connected to a mysterious cloud. Stars: Forrest Tucker, Warren Mitchell & Andrew Faulds. [S]

Cellar Club with Caroline Munro

Friday 20:00 - 20:10

Caroline Munro welcomes you to an evening of twists and turns as tonight she introduces the next episode of Hammer House of Mystery and Suspense starring Deborah Raffin and David Langton. [S]

Hammer House of Mystery...

Friday 20:10 - 21:40

... and Suspense. Last Video and Testament. 1984. Stars Deborah Raffin & David Langton. A wealthy businessman about to undergo surgery has a surprise in store for his wife and her lover. [S]

Cellar Club with Caroline Munro

Friday 21:40 - 21:45

Caroline Munro prepares for next week's terrifying tale. Sit tight in The Cellar Club as she gives us a glimpse of the horror to come. [S]

The Razor's Edge

Friday 21:45 - 00:20

1984. Drama. Directed by John Byrum. Stars Bill Murray, Theresa Russell & Denholm Elliott. An American WWI veteran postpones his wedding plans to go on a spiritual quest of self-discovery. [S]

Sat Jul 27
Boy Who Caught a Crook

Saturday 00:20 - 01:50

1961. Family. Directed by Edward L. Cahn. Stars Wanda Hendrix, Don Beddoe & Roger Mobley. A young newsboy becomes the target of a bank robber after he finds a suitcase full of money. [S]

Mr Kingstreet's War

Saturday 01:50 - 03:40

1972. Thriller. During WWII, American couple Mr Kingstreet (John Saxon) and Maggie (Tippi Hedren), run a reserve that is located between British and Italian colonies in South Africa. [S]

Eastbourne: Sun Trap of the South

Saturday 03:40 - 04:00

Charming 60s travelogue inviting us to enjoy the delights of Eastbourne, where the sun always shines!

Bonanza

Saturday 04:00 - 05:00

Denver McKee. 1960. Stars Dan Blocker, Franchot Tone & Natalie Trundy. Ranchers are being killed and cattle is stolen. Denver McKee leads various groups after the suspects but never finds them. [S]

Sherlock Holmes

Saturday 05:00 - 05:35

The Case of the Pennsylvania Gun. 1954. Starring: Ronald Howard, Howard Marion-Crawford & Russell Waters. Holmes and Watson investigate Squire Douglas, who was shot to death. [S]

Cover Girl Killer

Saturday 05:35 - 06:55

1959. Crime. Someone is murdering cover girl models, leaving them in the same pose and place as featured in 'Wow' magazine. Stars: Harry H. Corbett, Felicity Young. [S]

The Beverly Hillbillies

Saturday 06:55 - 07:30

Jed Throws a Wingding. 1963. Stars Buddy Ebsen, Lester Flatt & Earl Scruggs. Two old flames come to visit their old sweetheart, Pearl, and Jed decides to throw a wingding for them. [S]

Black Saddle

Saturday 07:30 - 08:00

1959. Client: Starkey. 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.

Batman

Saturday 08:00 - 08:30

Zelda the Great. 1966. Stars Adam West, Barbara Heller & Anne Baxter. Batman and Robin match wits and escape techniques with Zelda the Great and her fiendish master. [S]

The Three Musketeers

Saturday 08:30 - 08:50

The Master Strikes. 1933. Stars John Wayne, Raymond Hatton & Ruth Hall. Elaine and the Three Musketeers search for El Maghreb in the hope of obtaining clues about the identity of El Shaitan. [S]

Space Patrol

Saturday 08:50 - 09:20

The Robot Revolution. 1963. Stars Ronnie Stevens, Libby Morris & Murray Kash. When an eruption at the Atlantic Sea Farm damages robot workers, Space Headquarters becomes overrun by the machines. [S]

Danny The Dragon

Saturday 09:20 - 09:40

Stranger From Dragonara. 1966. Stars Sally Thomsett, Christopher Cooper, Jack Wild. The children catch up with the dragon, but the job of hiding him begins, as the police become suspicious. [S]

Comedy Cocktail

Saturday 09:40 - 10:00

1951. EJ Fancey presents Cavalcade of some of Charlie Chaplin's most famous comedies. [S]

The Adventures of Robin Hood

Saturday 10:00 - 10:30

Too Many Robins. 1958. Stars Richard Greene, Derek Waring & Susan Stephen. Tom the Thatcher impersonates Robin Hood to impress his girlfriend, but he soon lands himself in serious trouble. [S]

The Buccaneers

Saturday 10:30 - 11:00

Conquistador. 1957. Stars Robert Shaw, Roger Delgado & Laurence Herder. A series of attacks are blamed on Dan Tempest and the crew of the Sultana, but Beamish refuses to believe the rumours. [S]

Hawkeye & the Last of the Mohicans

Saturday 11:00 - 11:35

La Salle's Treasure. 1957. Directed by Sam Newfield. Stars John Hart, Lon Chaney Jr & Rodney Bunker. Fortune hunters seek a treasure rumored to have belonged to the French explorer La Salle. [S]

Night of the Ghouls

Saturday 11:35 - 13:00

1959. Horror. Directed by Edward D. Wood, Jr. Stars Kenne Duncan, Tor Johnson & Duke Moore. A phoney medium, who claims he can contact the dead, accidentally revives a cluster of corpses. [S]

Penny and the Pownall Case (1948)

Saturday 13:00 - 14:00

1948. Drama. Director: Slim Hand. Stars: Ralph Michael, Peggy Evans and Christopher Lee. A glamour model helps Scotland Yard to catch a criminal gang.

Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons

Saturday 14:00 - 14:35

Spectrum Strikes Back. 1967. Stars Sylvia Anderson, Ed Bishop & Paul Maxwell. Spectrum leaders go to a secret conference to present new anti-Mysteron devices, but the Mysterons plan to interfere.

A High Wind in Jamaica

Saturday 14:35 - 16:45

1965. Adventure. Director: Alexander Mackendrick. Stars Anthony Quinn, James Coburn & Dennis Price. A family in Jamaica send their children back to England, but their ship is ambushed by pirates. [S]

Look At Life Donkey Work

Saturday 16:45 - 17:00

1960. A fascinating look at donkeys and their ever increasing popularity.

In Suspicious Circumstances

Saturday 17:00 - 18:00

An Evil Business - Dearest Pet. 1996. Stars Helen Baxendale & Jo Cameron Brown. A suspicious death comes between Queen Elizabeth I and a courtier, and the lover of an heiress is found dead. [S]

Dixon of Dock Green

Saturday 18:00 - 19:00

Everybody's Business. 1976. Stars Jack Warner, Cheryl Hall & Queenie Watts. Two tenants play a joke on their nosey landlady by planting fake robbery plans, then a real thief turns up at the house. [S]

Budgie

Saturday 19:00 - 20:05

Louie The Ring is Dead. Stars: Adam Faith, Iain Cuthbertson & Lynn Dalby. Budgie meets his old flame Hazel and decides that it is time to make some quick money. [S]

The Man In The Iron Mask

Saturday 20:05 - 22:10

1977. Adventure. Director: Mike Newell. Stars Richard Chamberlain & Patrick McGoohan. D'Artagnan and the musketeers plot to replace the hated King Louis XIV with his imprisoned twin brother. [S]

The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre

Saturday 22:10 - 23:20

On The Run. 1963. Directed by Robert Tronson. Stars Emrys Jones, Sarah Lawson, Patrick Barr, Delphi Lawrence & Kevin Stoney. The Governor is puzzled after Stewart makes a break from Prison. [S]

Confessions of a Driving...

Saturday 23:20 - 01:05

... Instructor.1976. Comedy. Director Norman Cohen. Stars Robin Askwith, Anthony Booth & Liz Fraser. The misadventures of Timothy Lea and his brother-in-law when they set up a driving school business.

Sun Jul 28
Perfect Understanding

Sunday 01:05 - 02:45

1933. Romantic Comedy. Directed by Cyril Gardner. Stars Gloria Swanson, Laurence Olivier & John Halliday. A couple's marriage is put to the test when they both flaunt their extra-marital antics. [S]

Hollow Triumph

Sunday 02:45 - 04:20

1948. Drama. Directed by Steve Sekely. Stars Paul Henreid, Joan Bennett, Leslie Brooks & Eduard Franz. Pursued by the gambler he robbed, John Muller takes on a new identity, with ironic results. [S]

Look At Life Draw The Fires

Sunday 04:20 - 04:30

1963. A look at the railway modernisation schemes taking place and the controversy they have caused.

The Law & Mr Jones

Sunday 04:30 - 05:00

The Concert. 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.

711 Ocean Drive

Sunday 05:00 - 07:00

1950. Crime. Director Joseph M. Newman. Stars Edmond O'Brien, Joanne Dru & Otto Kruger. A telephone repairman fixes up a bookie broadcast system, leading him down a dangerous and destructive path. [S]

What's On TPTV With Noel

Sunday 07:00 - 07:10

Founder of Talking Pictures TV and one half of the Footage Detectives, Noel Cronin, shares shows and films not be missed at the end of July and the beginning of August. [S]

The Chase (1946)

Sunday 07:10 - 08:55

1946. Crime. Directed by Arthur Ripley. Stars Robert Cummings, Michele Morgan & Steve Cochran. An unemployed veteran's life is turned upside down after returning a sadistic gangster's wallet. [S]

The Bold and the Brave

Sunday 08:55 - 10:40

1956. War Drama. Directed by Lewis R. Foster. Stars Wendell Corey, Mickey Rooney & Don Taylor. The story of three unique American soldiers coming together in the Italian campaign of 1944. [S]

Abilene Town

Sunday 10:40 - 12:25

1946. Western. Directed by Edwin L. Marin. Stars Randolph Scott, Ann Dvorak & Edgar Buchanan. Post Civil War in Abilene, a sheriff attempts to stop conflict between the homesteaders and cattlemen. [S]

Batman

Sunday 12:25 - 13:00

Zelda the Great. 1966. Stars Adam West, Barbara Heller & Anne Baxter. Batman and Robin match wits and escape techniques with Zelda the Great and her fiendish master. [S]

The Adventures of Robin Hood

Sunday 13:00 - 13:35

One Man's Meat. 1958. Stars Richard Greene, Robin Bailey & Kevin Stoney. Robin Hood attempts to educate Squire Woodstock about the importance of a balanced diet. [S]

The Weaker Sex

Sunday 13:35 - 15:15

1948. War. Director: Roy Ward Baker. Stars Ursula Jeans, Cecil Parker, Derek Bond & Thora Hird. Martha tries to keep her home running as normal during the run up to the D Day landings. [S]

Look At Life Holiday Camps

Sunday 15:15 - 15:30

1960. A look at the social phenomenon of holiday camps, how they have spread far beyond the British Isles, with a glimpse at the range of amenities on offer.

Out of Town

Sunday 15:30 - 16:00

Calendar. 1981. Hargreaves presents a 'moving calendar' of his films featuring pony riding in the New Forest, grandfather clocks, fishing for conger and barbel, cottage gardens and a sheep fair. [S]

The Footage Detectives

Sunday 16:00 - 17:00

We have a look at recycling in the 60s, a 50s reel of a housewife that deserves an award, there's a story based on a tin of pineapple slices and an unknown reel of family life in the 60s. [S]

Those British Faces

Sunday 17:00 - 17:35

1993. Documentary series that acts as a tribute to the greats of British cinema. This episode focuses on a delightful tribute to Will Hay. [S]

Sparrows Can't Sing

Sunday 17:35 - 19:25

1963. Comedy. Director: Joan Littlewood. Stars James Booth, Barbara Windsor & Roy Kinnear. Charlie returns to the East End after two years at sea to find his house demolished and wife Maggie gone. [S]

A Lifetime Ago with The...

Sunday 19:25 - 20:00

... Baim Collection. This is Malta. 1959. An island of great beauty, history and tradition, this is a fascinating look at the Mediterranean island of Malta.

Love for Lydia

Sunday 20:00 - 21:05

Episode 2. 1977. Stars Mel Martin, Christopher Blake, Sherrie Hewson. Richardson neglects his job to go ice-skating with Lydia and introduces her to his friends who notice his infatuation for her.

The Well

Sunday 21:05 - 22:50

1951. Drama. Directed by Russell Rouse & Leo Popkin. Stars Richard Rober & Maidie Norman. A small town succumbs to violence and mayhem after a white man is suspected of kidnapping a black girl.

The Heritage Chart Show with Mike Read

Sunday 22:50 - 23:55

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.

Appointment In London

Sunday 23:55 - 01:45

1953. War. Director: Philip Leacock. Stars Dirk Bogarde, Ian Hunter & Dinah Sheridan. A strained British Wing Commander leads his squadron of Lancaster bombers into another dangerous mission. [S]