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Rogue's Yarn (Finished)

Talking Pictures TV - Wednesday 20th February 2019 - 18:00

1956. Crime drama directed by Vernon Sewell. A husband plots to kill his rich wife. Does he have the perfect alibi? Starring Derek Bond and Hugh Latimer.

Rogue's Yarn TV Guide

One a Minute (Finished)

Talking Pictures TV - Wednesday 20th February 2019 - 19:35

Starring Gordon Freeman and made in the 1940s by Butchers Film Services, this previously lost short looks at Gordons 'wonderful' inventions...

One a Minute TV Guide

Dick Barton: Special Agent (Finished)

Talking Pictures TV - Wednesday 20th February 2019 - 19:45

1979. Writer: Clive Exton. Dick's Aunt (Stella Kemball) tells him that her house has vanished. Richard Marley reveals that Harold Jenkins (Peter Godfrey) has perfected his ultimate weapon. (S1, E23)

Dick Barton: Special Agent TV Guide

Gideon's Way

Talking Pictures TV - Wednesday 20th February 2019 - 20:00

A Perfect Crime. Stars John Gregson Alexander Davion and Daphne Anderson. A stockbroker and safe-cracker join forces to pull jobs in wealthy homes.

Gideon's Way TV Guide

A Family At War

Talking Pictures TV - Wednesday 20th February 2019 - 21:00

The Fundamental Things Apply. 1971. Directed by Gerry Mill. Stars Colin Douglas, Barbara Flynn & Coral Atkins. The iconic seventies drama series continues with the third and final series. (S3, E10)

A Family At War TV Guide

Spearhead

Talking Pictures TV - Wednesday 20th February 2019 - 22:00

Pressures. 1979. Directed by James Ormerod. Stafford Gordon, Roy Holder & Robin Davies star in this gripping drama series about life in the British Army. (S2, E03)

Spearhead TV Guide

The Reckoning

Talking Pictures TV - Wednesday 20th February 2019 - 23:00

1970. Drama. Directed by Jack Gold. Stars Nicol Williamson, Ann Bell, Rachel Roberts & Douglas Wilmer. A ruthless business executive returns to his Liverpudlian roots to investigate his father's death

The Reckoning TV Guide

Hot Target

Talking Pictures TV - Thursday 21st February 2019 - 01:10

1985. Drama. An American wife is seduced by a fellow American, but does she have another motive? Starring Simone Griffeth and Bryan Marshall.

Hot Target TV Guide

Viva Zapata

Talking Pictures TV - Thursday 21st February 2019 - 03:00

1952. Drama. Directed by Elia Kazan. Starring Marlon Brando, Jean Peters, Anthony Quinn. The story of Emiliano Zapata, who led a rebellion against oppressive dictator Porfirio Diaz.

Viva Zapata TV Guide

Big Ben Calling

Talking Pictures TV - Thursday 21st February 2019 - 05:15

1935. Musical about a cafe proprietress, a radio salesman and a composer who set up a pirate radio station. Starring Leslie French, Hughie Green & Mary Lawson.

Big Ben Calling TV Guide

It's a Wonderful World

Talking Pictures TV - Thursday 21st February 2019 - 06:00

1956. Comedy directed by Val Guest and starring Terence Morgan, George Cole, Kathleen Harrison. Two struggling composers hit on a novel way of producing music backwards!

It's a Wonderful World TV Guide

Black Saddle

Talking Pictures TV - Thursday 21st February 2019 - 07:45

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

Black Saddle TV Guide

The Girl Who Couldn't Quite

Talking Pictures TV - Thursday 21st February 2019 - 08:15

1949. Comedy. Directed by Norman Lee. Stars Bill Owen, Elizabeth Henson & Betty Stockfeld. Ruth hasn't smiled since she was a little girl but with the friendship of a tramp she smiles again.

The Girl Who Couldn't Quite TV Guide

Robbery Under Arms

Talking Pictures TV - Thursday 21st February 2019 - 09:50

1957. Action. Directed by Jack Lee and starring Peter Finch, Ronald Lewis and Maureen Swanson. Two brothers join their father in Captain Starlight's (Finch) bushranger gang in 19th century Australia.

Robbery Under Arms TV Guide

Sister Kenny

Talking Pictures TV - Thursday 21st February 2019 - 11:50

1946. Drama. Based on a true story. The struggle of a young nurse who discovers an effective treatment for Polio- but can't get official recognition. Starring Rosalind Russell and Alexander Knox.

Sister Kenny TV Guide

Scotland Yard

Talking Pictures TV - Thursday 21st February 2019 - 14:00

1960. Evidence in Concrete. Directed by Gordon Hales. Starring Russell Napier, Howard Pays and Peter Welch. A young girl's body found near a busy motorway tells of something sinister. (S1, E34)

Scotland Yard TV Guide

Boys in Brown

Talking Pictures TV - Thursday 21st February 2019 - 14:35

1949. Drama. Directed by Montgomery Tully. Stars Richard Attenborough, Jack Warner & Dirk Bogarde. The governor of a borstal institution tries to reform a group of juvenile delinquents.

Boys in Brown TV Guide

A Ramble Around London - Glimpses

Talking Pictures TV - Thursday 21st February 2019 - 16:20

Insightful film of 1930s London. The docks, the cars, a barge on the Thames, big ships docking, Tower Bridge and ending up inside Westminster Abbey.

A Ramble Around London - Glimpses TV Guide

The Rogues

Talking Pictures TV - Thursday 21st February 2019 - 16:30

The Bartered MacBride. 1965. Gig Young, David Niven and Charles Boyer are The Rogues, members of two related families of international forgers and conmen.

The Rogues TV Guide

For the Love of Ada

Talking Pictures TV - Thursday 21st February 2019 - 17:30

The Christening. Stars: Wilfred Pickles, Irene Handl & Jack Smethurst. It is baby Anthony's christening day. All the family converge on St Nicholas Church in Pyrford to celebrate the event. (S4, E06)

For the Love of Ada TV Guide

Recoil

Talking Pictures TV - Thursday 21st February 2019 - 18:00

1953. Directed by John Gilling. Filmed at Alliance Studios, Twickenham. Stars Elizabeth Sellars, Kieron Moore. A jeweller's daughter seeks revenge on a gang that robbed and killed her father.

Recoil TV Guide

BFI: The District Nurse

Talking Pictures TV - Thursday 21st February 2019 - 19:30

1942. Factual. Directed John Page. The diary of a typical working day and the non-stop work of a wartime district nurse.

BFI: The District Nurse TV Guide

Dick Barton: Special Agent

Talking Pictures TV - Thursday 21st February 2019 - 19:45

1979. Writer: Clive Exton. Dick's Aunt (Stella Kemball) tells him that her house has vanished. Richard Marley reveals that Harold Jenkins (Peter Godfrey) has perfected his ultimate weapon. (S1, E24)

Dick Barton: Special Agent TV Guide

Gideon's Way

Talking Pictures TV - Thursday 21st February 2019 - 20:00

The Millionaire's Daughter. Stars John Gregson Alexander Davion and Daphne Anderson. A well-known criminal has started a romance with the daughter of a rich couple and Gideon is suspicious

Gideon's Way TV Guide

Before Winter Comes

Talking Pictures TV - Thursday 21st February 2019 - 21:00

1969. Drama. Director: J. Lee Thompson. Stars: David Niven, Topol, Anna Karina and John Hurt. After World War II, in a camp for the displaced, an interpreter mediates between the British and Soviets.

Before Winter Comes TV Guide

Breakout

Talking Pictures TV - Thursday 21st February 2019 - 23:05

1975. Action. Director: Tom Gries. Stars: Charles Bronson, Robert Duvall and Jill Ireland. A bush pilot is hired for fifty thousand dollars to go to Mexico to free an innocent prisoner.

Breakout TV Guide

The Great Houdini

Talking Pictures TV - Friday 22nd February 2019 - 01:05

1976. Drama. Directed by Melville Shavelson and starring Peter Cushing and Paul Michael Glaser. A biography of the renowned escape artist Harry Houdini, examining his fascination with the occult.

The Great Houdini TV Guide

Time Lock

Talking Pictures TV - Friday 22nd February 2019 - 03:05

1957. Adventure. Director: Gerald Thomas. Stars Robert Beatty, Betty McDowall & Vincent Winter. It's a race against time to save six-year old, Stephen, after he locks himself in a time locked vault.

Time Lock TV Guide

Murder on Campus

Talking Pictures TV - Friday 22nd February 2019 - 04:35

1961. Crime drama directed by Michael Winner and starring Terence Longden, Donald Gray and Diane Clare. A reporter learns that his brother, a student at Cambridge, has killed himself or so it seems.

Murder on Campus TV Guide

Steve's Cannon Crackers

Talking Pictures TV - Friday 22nd February 2019 - 05:50

1937. Animation. Steve and his master hire an empty old sea fort for a holiday but cause chaos when they begin to mess around with the old cannons.

Steve's Cannon Crackers TV Guide

Yank In Ermine

Talking Pictures TV - Friday 22nd February 2019 - 06:00

1955. Comedy. An American air-man (Peter Thompson) inherits an English title but will he cope with English nobility? Starring Jon Pertwee and Sid James.

Yank In Ermine TV Guide

Black Saddle

Talking Pictures TV - Friday 22nd February 2019 - 07:40

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

Black Saddle TV Guide

Viva Zapata

Talking Pictures TV - Friday 22nd February 2019 - 08:10

1952. Drama. Directed by Elia Kazan. Starring Marlon Brando, Jean Peters, Anthony Quinn. The story of Emiliano Zapata, who led a rebellion against oppressive dictator Porfirio Diaz.

Viva Zapata TV Guide

Just My Luck

Talking Pictures TV - Friday 22nd February 2019 - 10:20

1957. Comedy. Director: John Paddy Carstairs. Stars Norman Wisdom, Jill Dixon, Leslie Phillips & Margaret Rutherford. Norman places a bet on the races so he can afford a diamond pendant.

Just My Luck TV Guide

Make Mine Mink

Talking Pictures TV - Friday 22nd February 2019 - 12:00

1960. Comedy. Director: Robert Asher. Stars Terry-Thomas, Billie Whitelaw, Athene Seyler & Hattie Jacques. Boarding house residents find new excitement in life by stealing mink coats.

Make Mine Mink TV Guide

Scotland Yard

Talking Pictures TV - Friday 22nd February 2019 - 14:00

1961. The Silent Weapon. Directed by Peter Duffell. Staring Geoffrey Keen, Stanley Morgan and Norma Parnell. A horse rider is found dead in suspicious circumstances. (S1, E35)

Scotland Yard TV Guide

The Story Of Elsie Bossing

Talking Pictures TV - Friday 22nd February 2019 - 14:35

Introduced by Henry Cooper and made in 1972. A stop-motion animation story of a difficult old woman who takes risks crossing the road. Narrated by the great Cyril Fletcher, story by Peter Hart.

The Story Of Elsie Bossing TV Guide

Bless This House

Talking Pictures TV - Friday 22nd February 2019 - 14:45

1972. Comedy. Directed by Gerald Thomas. Stars Sidney James, Diana Coupland & Sally Geeson. Middle-aged homeowner, Sid Abbot, just wants to get on with building his illegal whisky still.

Bless This House TV Guide

The Rogues

Talking Pictures TV - Friday 22nd February 2019 - 16:30

The Pigeons Of Paris. 1965. Gig Young, David Niven and Charles Boyer are The Rogues, members of two related families of international forgers and conmen.

The Rogues TV Guide

Going a Bundle - Evening News

Talking Pictures TV - Friday 22nd February 2019 - 17:30

1976 by Southern, & unseen for decades. Stars Harry Fowler & James Villiers as they look at a day-in-the-life of the London Evening News. Features Bill Whyman (Rolling Stones) visiting Kew Gardens.

Going a Bundle - Evening News TV Guide

Sunday in Southend in 1959 - Glimpses

Talking Pictures TV - Friday 22nd February 2019 - 18:00

A typical sunny Sunday in Southend in 1959, the rides, the trams, the roads, the handkerchiefs on heads, a lot of dodgems, kiss-me-quick hats and the prom, pom, pom with the brass band playing...

Sunday in Southend in 1959 - Glimpses TV Guide

Under Your Hat

Talking Pictures TV - Friday 22nd February 2019 - 18:15

1940. Comedy. To keep an eye on her secret-agent husband (Jack Hulbert), Kay (Cicely Courtneidge) gets a job as a maid.

Under Your Hat TV Guide

Dick Barton: Special Agent

Talking Pictures TV - Friday 22nd February 2019 - 19:45

1979. Writer: Julian Bond. Mr Parkes (Terence Seward), a playboy, & Mrs Aston (Marsha Fitzalan), wife of a Whitehall official, are threatened by the Drew Brothers (Ernie Drew by Bernard Kay) (S1, E25)

Dick Barton: Special Agent TV Guide

Gideon's Way

Talking Pictures TV - Friday 22nd February 2019 - 20:00

Morna. Stars John Gregson Alexander Davion and Daphne Anderson. After a beautiful blonde is found murdered her story is unravelled in flashbacks about her relationship to her posh school friends

Gideon's Way TV Guide

The Hellions

Talking Pictures TV - Friday 22nd February 2019 - 21:00

1961. Drama. Directed by Ken Annakin. Stars Richard Todd, Anne Aubrey, Lionel Jeffries, Ronald Fraser & Marty Wilde. Luke and his sons ride into a small South African settlement in search of revenge

The Hellions TV Guide

Handgun

Talking Pictures TV - Friday 22nd February 2019 - 22:40

1984. Drama. Director: Tony Garnett. Stars Karen Young, Clayton Day & Larry Corwin. Kathleen is in no mood to take on a new boyfriend. Macho Larry, however, will not tolerate sexual rebuffs.

Handgun TV Guide

Twice 'Round the Daffodils

Talking Pictures TV - Saturday 23rd February 2019 - 00:40

1962. Drama. Directed by Gerald Thomas. Stars Juliet Mills, Donald Houston, Donald Sinden & Kenneth Williams. Male patients at a TB sanatorium must walk twice around the daffodils to be able to leave.

Twice 'Round the Daffodils TV Guide

Make Mine Mink

Talking Pictures TV - Saturday 23rd February 2019 - 02:30

1960. Comedy. Director: Robert Asher. Stars Terry-Thomas, Billie Whitelaw, Athene Seyler & Hattie Jacques. Boarding house residents find new excitement in life by stealing mink coats.

Make Mine Mink TV Guide

Avenging Hand

Talking Pictures TV - Saturday 23rd February 2019 - 04:30

1936. Drama. Directed by Frank Richardson. Stars: Noah Beery, Louis Borel, Kathleen Kelly. An old match seller is murdered but it's left to an American gangster to find the killer.

Avenging Hand TV Guide

Sunday in Southend in 1959 - Glimpses

Talking Pictures TV - Saturday 23rd February 2019 - 05:45

A typical sunny Sunday in Southend in 1959, the rides, the trams, the roads, the handkerchiefs on heads, a lot of dodgems, kiss-me-quick hats and the prom, pom, pom with the brass band playing...

Sunday in Southend in 1959 - Glimpses TV Guide

Dick Tracy's Dilemma

Talking Pictures TV - Saturday 23rd February 2019 - 06:00

1947. Crime mystery. Directed by John Rawlins and starring Ralph Byrd, Lyle Latell and Kay Christopher. Tracy investigates the theft of fur coats and an insurance swindle linked to a hook handed thug.

Dick Tracy's Dilemma TV Guide

Floodtide (1949)

Talking Pictures TV - Saturday 23rd February 2019 - 07:15

1949. Drama. Directed by Frederick Wilson. Starring Gordon Jackson, Rona Anderson, John Laurie and Elizabeth Sellars. David becomes a ship designer and falls in love with his boss's daughter.

Floodtide (1949) TV Guide

The Intelligence Men

Talking Pictures TV - Saturday 23rd February 2019 - 09:05

1965. Comedy. Director: Robert Asher. Stars Eric Morecambe, Ernie Wise, William Franklyn & April Olrich. A humble coffee shop manager is forced into the world of spies in swinging London.

The Intelligence Men TV Guide

The Admirable Crichton

Talking Pictures TV - Saturday 23rd February 2019 - 11:00

1957. Comedy. Directed by Lewis Gilbert. Stars Kenneth More, Diane Cilento, Cecil Parker & Sally Ann Howes. A Lord, his family and servants are stranded on an Island where class is rendered redundant.

The Admirable Crichton TV Guide

Serious Charge

Talking Pictures TV - Saturday 23rd February 2019 - 13:00

1959. Drama. A new vicar (Anthony Quayle) falls foul of frustrated Hester (Sarah Churchill) as she backs up a false claim made by Larry (Andrew Ray) against the vicar. Cliff Richard sings Living Doll.

Serious Charge TV Guide

Hannay

Talking Pictures TV - Saturday 23rd February 2019 - 15:00

The Bells of Shoreditch. 1989. Stars: Robert Powell, Paul Rogers & Karen Archer. When his goddaughter is jilted on her wedding day, Hannay finds himself searching for a missing bridegroom (S2, E07)

Hannay TV Guide

Blithe Spirit

Talking Pictures TV - Saturday 23rd February 2019 - 16:00

1945. Comedy. Director: David Lean. Stars: Rex Harrison, Constance Cummings, Kay Hammond & Margaret Rutherford. A newly-married writer and his second wife are haunted by the ghost of his first wife.

Blithe Spirit TV Guide

Daybreak

Talking Pictures TV - Saturday 23rd February 2019 - 18:00

1948. Drama. Directed by Compton Bennett. Stars Ann Todd, Eric Portman & Maxwell Reed. Tragedy strikes when a hangman's assistant gets into a fight after he tries to seduce his boss's wife.

Daybreak TV Guide

All For Mary

Talking Pictures TV - Saturday 23rd February 2019 - 19:40

1955. Comedy. Director: Wendy Toye. Stars Nigel Patrick, Kathleen Harrison & David Tomlinson. In an Alpine resort, an officer & upper-class Humpy Miller set their sights on the landlord's daughter.

All For Mary TV Guide

Hombre

Talking Pictures TV - Saturday 23rd February 2019 - 21:20

1967. Western. Director: Martin Ritt. Stars Paul Newman, Richard Boone, Fredric March & Diane Cilento. People are not so welcoming when John returns to his Arizona home town to collect his inheritance

Hombre TV Guide

The Sandwich Man

Talking Pictures TV - Saturday 23rd February 2019 - 23:35

1966. Comedy. Director: Robert Hartford-Davis. Stars Michael Bentine, Harry H Corbett & Norman Wisdom. A man with a sandwich-board goes around London meeting people from all walks of life.

The Sandwich Man TV Guide

The Hireling

Talking Pictures TV - Sunday 24th February 2019 - 01:35

1973. Drama. Director: Alan Bridges. Stars: Robert Shaw, Sarah Miles and Peter Egan. A young woman suffering from depression, over the loss of her husband, develops a relationship with her chauffeur

The Hireling TV Guide

The Big Trail

Talking Pictures TV - Sunday 24th February 2019 - 03:40

1930. Western. Director: Raoul Walsh. Stars John Wayne, Marguerite Churchill & Tyrone Power Sr. Breck Coleman agrees to lead & protect pioneers trying to make their way on the treacherous Oregon Trail

The Big Trail TV Guide

Dick Tracy (1945)

Talking Pictures TV - Sunday 24th February 2019 - 06:00

1945. Action. Director: William Berke. Stars Morgan Conway, Anne Jeffreys, Mike Mazurki. Police detective Dick Tracy must identify and apprehend a serial killer known as 'Splitface'.

Dick Tracy (1945) TV Guide

Force on Thunder Mountain

Talking Pictures TV - Sunday 24th February 2019 - 07:20

1978. Sci-Fi. A hiking trip into the mountains brings father and son into contact with the Force.

Force on Thunder Mountain TV Guide

BFI: Snow

Talking Pictures TV - Sunday 24th February 2019 - 09:15

Directed by Geoffrey Jones. A look at the efforts of British Railways in coping with the 1963 UK cold wave. Nominated for an academy award in 1965.

BFI: Snow TV Guide

Going a Bundle - Evening News

Talking Pictures TV - Sunday 24th February 2019 - 09:30

1976 by Southern, & unseen for decades. Stars Harry Fowler & James Villiers as they look at a day-in-the-life of the London Evening News. Features Bill Whyman (Rolling Stones) visiting Kew Gardens.

Going a Bundle - Evening News TV Guide

A Touch Of The Sun

Talking Pictures TV - Sunday 24th February 2019 - 10:00

1956. Comedy. In London's swanky hotel the Royal Connaught, if you need anything ask for Mr. Darling (Frankie Howerd) the ' Mr. Fix-it'. Stars: Ruby Murray, Alfie Bass & Dennis Price.

A Touch Of The Sun TV Guide

Thief of Bagdad

Talking Pictures TV - Sunday 24th February 2019 - 11:40

1940. Adventure. Directed by Michael Powell. Stars Sabu, Conrad Veidt, John Justin, and June Duprez. After being cast out of Bagdad, King Ahmad joins with a thief named Abu to reclaim his throne.

Thief of Bagdad TV Guide

That Hamilton Women

Talking Pictures TV - Sunday 24th February 2019 - 13:40

1941. Drama. Directed by Alexander Korda. Stars Laurence Olivier, Vivien Leigh & Alan Mowbray. The historical story of the romance between Lord Nelson and Lady Emma Hamilton.

That Hamilton Women TV Guide

Voyage of the Damned

Talking Pictures TV - Sunday 24th February 2019 - 16:15

1976. War Drama. Director: Stuart Rosenberg. Stars Faye Dunaway, Oskar Werner & Lee Grant. The tragic 1939 voyage of SS St. Louis carrying hundreds of German Jewish refugees from Nazi Germany

Voyage of the Damned TV Guide

Murphy's Stroke

Talking Pictures TV - Sunday 24th February 2019 - 19:30

1980. Drama. Director: Frank Cvitanovich. Stars Pierce Brosnan, Niall Toibin & T.R. Bowen. Irish millionaires put together a betting coup and go to England to pursue their illicit prize.

Murphy's Stroke TV Guide

The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre

Talking Pictures TV - Sunday 24th February 2019 - 21:00

Game for Three Losers. 1965. Directed by Gerry O'Hara. Stars Michael Gough, Mark Eden & Toby Robins. Happily married, Hilary still lets his desire for his new secretary get the better of him.

The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre TV Guide

Armchair Theatre

Talking Pictures TV - Sunday 24th February 2019 - 22:10

Will Amelia Quint Continue Writing. Stars Beryl Reid, Richard Vernon, Norman Rossington & Sheila Steafel. Amelia is the writer of the best children's stories. But there is another side to her

Armchair Theatre TV Guide

The Killing Of Sister George

Talking Pictures TV - Sunday 24th February 2019 - 23:10

1968. Drama. Directed by Robert Aldrich. Stars Beryl Reid, Susannah York, Coral Browne, Patricia Medina & Ronald Fraser. An aging actress faces the loss of her popular television role.

The Killing Of Sister George TV Guide