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Sat 22 Jan

6:00am
Film Bob's Your Uncle (1942)
A Home Guard soldier tries to raise the money to buy a tank so he can impress his commanding officer's daughter. Second World War comedy, starring Albert Modley and Jean Colin
(Subtitles)

7:30am
Film The Gorbals Story (1950)
A successful artist looks back on his formative years living in a tenement building in a rough area of Glasgow. Drama, starring Howard Connell and Marjorie Thompson
(Subtitles)

9:00am
Hawkeye & the Last of the Mohicans
Powder Keg
Season 1 Episode 14/39

A fur trader stirs up conflict between Hurons and settlers just so he can drive a rival out of business
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.3
9:30am
Young Eagles
The Bridge of Doom
Season 1 Episode 4/12

Jim and Bobby go in search of Mr Maclean, and hope to find some food or treasure along the way
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7
9:50am
Film Soapbox Derby (1958)
Two groups of children become bitter rivals over plans to build a soapbox racer. Family drama, starring Michael Crawford and Keith Davis
(Subtitles)

Rating: 1
11:00am
The Barnstormers
A Door to Nowhere
Season 1 Episode 8/11

The dress rehearsal is disrupted by the absence of Phil and the arrival of an unexpected guest
(Subtitles)

11:30am
Champion the Wonder Horse
Crossroad Trail
Season 1 Episode 2/26

A young ranch hand nearly falls in with bad companions, but learns the error of his ways when Ricky is blinded from a fall sustained when fleeing the two men
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.2
12:00pm
Film The Left Hand of God (1955)
An American mercenary in the pay of a warlord in 1940s China has second thoughts about his employer, so assumes the identity of a dead Catholic priest to make his escape. Seeking sanctuary in a mountain mission, he reluctantly adapts to religious life. However, his cover is threatened when he falls for a nurse. Romantic adventure, with Humphrey Bogart, Gene Tierney, Agnes Moorhead and Lee J Cobb
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.3
1:45pm
Film West of Zanzibar (1954)
An African tribe is forced to look for a new homeland, only to become involved in an ivory-smuggling ring. Jungle adventure, starring Anthony Steel, Sheila Sim, Edric Connor and William Simons
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6
3:40pm
Film Hell Is a City (1960)
A tough criminal escapes from jail and hatches a scheme to rob a wealthy bookie, little realising a hardened copper is hot on his trail. Thriller, starring Stanley Baker, John Crawford, Donald Pleasence and Billie Whitelaw
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8
5:40pm
Film Mr Hobbs Takes a Vacation (1962)
A husband's hopes of spending a peaceful seaside holiday with his wife are dashed when she has the bright idea of turning the occasion into a family get-together - leading to a summer fraught with domestic disasters. Comedy, based on Edward Streeter's novel, starring James Stewart, Maureen O'Hara, John Saxon, Marie Wilson and Lauri Peters
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.7
8:00pm
Maigret
The Burglar's Wife
Season 1 Episode 3/13

A burglar breaks into a house, but his robbery is cut short when he discovers a dead body
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.1
9:00pm
Film Only Two Can Play (1962)
A small-town librarian foolishly embarks on an affair with a local councillor's wife. His depressed wife soon reveals her own unfaithful streak, as she flirts with a local poet. Comedy based on the novel That Uncertain Feeling by Kingsley Amis, starring Peter Sellers, Mai Zetterling, Virginia Maskell and Richard Attenborough
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.3
11:10pm
Bowie: The Man Who Changed The World
A celebration of the singer, with contributions from those who knew him
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8
1:05am
Film The Man Who Fell to Earth (1976)
An alien is sent to Earth to find a way to save his dying home planet. He adopts a human identity and uses his advanced knowledge to become a successful tycoon. However, he is corrupted by the sensations and vices of human life and loses sight of his objective. Nicolas Roeg's sci-fi drama, starring David Bowie, Rip Torn, Candy Clark and Buck Henry

Rating: 6.7
3:50am
Film The Villain Still Pursued Her (1940)
A scheming lawyer tries to force a woman and her daughter from their home after the landlord dies. Comedy, starring Hugh Herbert and Anita Louise

5:10am
Travellers Yarn
Vintage fire engines and modern tyres

Rating: 8
5:30am
Honey West
A Nice Little Till To Tap
Season 1 Episode 16/30

The private eye goes undercover in a bank to discover how thieves managed to get past the security systems

Rating: 5.7

Sun 23 Jan

6:00am
Film The Force on Thunder Mountain (1977)
A man takes his son camping on a supposedly haunted mountain - but his choice of location soon has the pair worrying about more than bad weather and wild animals as supernatural forces close in. Adventure, starring Christopher Cain and Todd Dutson

Rating: 1
7:55am
Film Caravan (1946)
A writer is beaten and left suffering from amnesia by his rival in love, but is nursed back to health by a sultry gypsy girl. Melodrama, starring Stewart Granger, Jean Kent and Anne Crawford
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.8
10:25am
Film Ask a Policeman (1939)
Three workshy bobbies in a peaceful coastal village try to prevent themselves being thrown out of work by faking a crime so they can solve it - only to encounter real smugglers. Comedy, starring Will Hay, Graham Moffatt and Moore Marriott
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.4
12:00pm
Film Cheaper By the Dozen (1950)
An efficiency expert and his wife think that by combining their skills they should be able to conduct their lives with mathematical precision and overcome the difficulties of looking after 12 children. Family comedy set in the 1920s and based on a true story, starring Clifton Webb, Myrna Loy, Jeanne Crain and Edgar Buchanan
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.1
1:45pm
Film Laura (1944)
A woman presumed murdered turns up alive and well, confounding the suspicions of the New York detective working on the case, who thought the killer could have been one of her many socialite friends. Meanwhile, he finds himself irresistibly drawn to her as he tries to establish the victim's real identity. Mystery, with Gene Tierney, Dana Andrews, Clifton Webb and Vincent Price
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.5
3:25pm
Film The Men of Sherwood Forest (1954)
Robin Hood leads his band of outlaws into action to foil a plan to ambush King Richard on his return from imprisonment abroad and place his scheming brother on the throne. Swashbuckling adventure, starring Don Taylor, David King-Wood, Eileen Moore and Patrick Holt
(Subtitles)

5:00pm
The Footage Detectives
Season 3 Episode 2/

Featuring footage of pre-Second World War Germany, a lost episode of a series teaching English abroad starring Hattie Jacques, and footage of Radio Essex
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.7
6:00pm
Upstairs, Downstairs
The Nine Day Wonder
Season 5 Episode 9/16

The entire household comes together when the General Strike is called throughout Britain in May 1926, leaving politician Richard Bellamy feeling anxious and saddened

Rating: 5.8
7:00pm
Film Laughter in Paradise (1951)
A group of people inherits a small fortune from an eccentric relative. However, the conditions of the will state that each person must carry out a bizarre task in order to collect. Comedy, starring Alastair Sim, Joyce Grenfell, Fay Compton, George Cole and Guy Middleton
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.3
9:00pm
Secret Army
Russian Roulette
Season 2 Episode 2/13

Lifeline's loyalties are tested when two Russian airmen who have made their way across Germany insist on being smuggled to safety in England. Bernard Hepton stars

Rating: 9
10:05pm
Film And Soon the Darkness (1970)
Two nurses embark on a cycling tour of France, but their dream holiday turns into a nightmare as a murderous sex maniac begins stalking them and the police refuse to help. Thriller, starring Michele Dotrice, Pamela Franklin and Sandor Eles
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.7
12:05am
Film The Mind Benders (1963)
A scientist tries to prove the existence of brainwashing by undergoing a process that, if successful, will stop him loving his wife. Thriller, starring Dirk Bogarde and Mary Ure

2:15am
Film Trottie True (1949)
A strong-willed showgirl marries into the aristocracy after a fling with a pioneering balloonist - but comes to regret her choice. Period comedy, with Jean Kent and James Donald

4:15am
Film Thunder in the City (1937)
An American businessman in England is drawn into a love triangle while hatching a plot to exploit mining in Rhodesia. Crime comedy, starring Edward G Robinson and Ralph Richardson
(Subtitles)

Mon 24 Jan

6:00am
Film Strawberry Roan (1944)
A farmer marries a woman from the city, only to find she spends his money faster than he can make it. Drama based on AG Street's novel, starring William Hartnell and Carol Raye
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6
7:45am
Film Freedom To Die (1961)
A recently released convict goes in search of a stash of stolen loot belonging to his former cellmate. Crime thriller, starring Paul Maxwell and Felicity Young
(Subtitles)

9:00am
Together
Season 2 Episode 17/26

The younger residents are in a musical mood, and Tony pays a visit with a new girlfriend in tow - but may be no more reliable with her than he is with his parents

Rating: 6.5
9:30am
Film Blood of the Vampire (1958)
An undead nightstalker takes charge of a lunatic asylum and subjects the inmates to various fiendish experiments. Horror, starring Donald Wolfit and Barbara Shelley
(Subtitles)

Rating: 1
11:15am
Film Seven Days to Noon (1950)
A conscience-stricken scientist steals a nuclear bomb and threatens to destroy London unless further research into atomic fission is stopped at once. His actions spark a desperate race against time as the authorities struggle to locate him and evacuate the capital before it is too late. Thriller, starring Barry Jones, Andre Morell, Olive Sloane and Joan Hickson
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.4
1:05pm
Steering Clear
Public information film from the 1960s, about changes to the highway code

1:30pm
The Human Factor
Lonnie Donegan
Documentary about the life of the singer
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.1
2:00pm
Rooms
Beverley and Sheila - Part One
Season 1 Episode 44/55

Part one of two. A woman tries to keep her younger sister under control during her first visit to London, but they both become attracted to the same man

Rating: 6.9
2:30pm
Rooms
Beverley and Sheila - Part Two
Season 1 Episode 45/55

Part two of two. Sheila leaves suddenly, without telling her sister why - but a note explains her plans

Rating: 6.9
3:00pm
Film Blind Spot (1958)
A war veteran left blinded as a result of his injuries is framed for a diamond smuggling plot. When his sight returns, he hatches a plan to apprehend the real criminals and pretends to still be blind to catch them off guard. Drama, starring Robert MacKenzie and Delphi Lawrence, and featuring an early appearance by Michael Caine
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.5
4:30pm
The Footage Detectives
Season 2 Episode 2/5

Mike and Noel discuss viewers' letters from the last series, look at old footage of Stony Stratford, and discuss The Dickie Henderson Show, a series long thought lost
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.7
5:30pm
The Dickie Henderson Show
The Maid
Recently recovered episode of the sitcom, originally broadcast in 1963
(Subtitles)

Rating: 2
6:00pm
Scotland Yard
Wings of Death
Season 1 Episode 38/39

A light aeroplane crash may not have been an accident

Rating: 9.3
6:35pm
Film The Hideout (1956)
An insurance investigator is embroiled in intrigue involving a case filled with cash and a potential outbreak of anthrax. Crime thriller, starring Dermot Walsh and Rona Anderson
(Subtitles)

7:45pm
Look at Life
Testing Time
Different things that need to be tested

Rating: 8.9
8:00pm
The Main Chance
Payment By Result
Season 4 Episode 4/13

A corrupt business cartel and a woman struggling to feed her children present two contrasting cases

Rating: 6.3
9:00pm
Film The Man in the Grey Flannel Suit (1956)
A speech writer lands a top job with a New York executive, but the demands of the prestigious position lead to conflict with his family - and a son he never knew he had. Drama, starring Gregory Peck, Fredric March, Jennifer Jones, Ann Harding and Lee J Cobb
(Subtitles)

Rating: 10
12:05am
Film Dead Man's Kit (1980)
The death of a sailor is declared an accident, but an officer is convinced the Navy is trying to cover something up. Thriller, starring Larry Lamb and Cherie Lunghi

1:50am
Film Five Guns West (1954)
Five convicted outlaws, all facing the gallows, are offered a last minute reprieve by the Confederacy - provided they undertake a dangerous mission. An intelligence agent has switched sides to support the North, and must be captured alive, along with the shipment of gold he's carrying. But the temptation to run off with the loot is hard to resist. Western, starring John Lund, Dorothy Malone, Touch Connors and Paul Birch
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.5
3:25am
Film Something to Live For (1951)
An actress seeking help with her drinking problem has an affair with a married man she meets at an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting. Drama, starring Joan Fontaine and Ray Milland
(Subtitles)

5:10am
The Blue Streak Rocket - Britain's Part in Europe's Space Plan
Exploring the construction and launch of the British-made Blue Streak rocket

5:30am
The Adventures of Sir Lancelot
The Ruby of Radnor
Season 1 Episode 16/30

Brian is sent by Merlin to deliver a crate of pigeons to a nearby castle, but falls in with a gang of thieves plotting to steal a priceless gem

Rating: 8

Tue 25 Jan

6:00am
Film Murder on the Campus (1961)
A reporter travels to Cambridge after his brother falls to his death from a window, and tries to prove he was murdered. Mystery, starring Terence Longdon and Donald Gray
(Subtitles)

7:15am
Film Once A Sinner (1950)
A bank clerk hastily marries the girl of his dreams, but is forced to turn to crime to stop her returning to her crooked ex. Drama, starring Pat Kirkwood and Jack Watling
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9
8:50am
Cinema Tax Must Go
Documentary from 1958 about a tax on cinemas

9:00am
Stagecoach West
The Land Beyond
Season 1 Episode 2/38

Simon, Luke and David become involved in a plot to do away with a prospective bridegroom by the bride's father
(Subtitles)

Rating: 10
10:00am
Film West of Zanzibar (1954)
An African tribe is forced to look for a new homeland, only to become involved in an ivory-smuggling ring. Jungle adventure, starring Anthony Steel, Sheila Sim, Edric Connor and William Simons
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6
11:55am
Film The Feminine Touch (1956)
Five student nurses from different backgrounds meet when they all start a period of training at the same hospital. The experience shapes all five women's outlook on life, while one of them begins a romance with a doctor. Drama based on Sheila Mackay Russell's novel A Lamp is Heavy, starring Belinda Lee and George Baker
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6
1:45pm
Film Desert Mice (1959)
A music hall troupe causes chaos during the Second World War when they are sent to North Africa to entertain British troops. Comedy, starring Alfred Marks and Sid James
(Subtitles)

3:25pm
Talking Pictures With........
Talking Pictures With Melvyn Hayes
Frazer Hines talks to Melvyn Hayes in front of a live audience at the Stockport Plaza. We discuss his career with many a funny anecdote along the way

Rating: 7.3
3:55pm
Film Do You Know This Voice? (1964)
A woman sees a killer, but not his face. She offers to pretend to be able to identify him to help the police lure him into a trap. Murder mystery, with Dan Duryea and Isa Miranda

5:30pm
Love and War
The Lost Years
Season 1 Episode 4/6

The daughter of a former Mayor of Faversham recounts how she married a GI in 1945, divorced in 1956 and then decided she couldn't live without him. Peter Williams reports on the story of the couple who eventually found happiness together, though the course of true love was far from straightforward

Rating: 6.9
6:00pm
Dial 999
Night Mail
Season 1 Episode 10/39

Maguire works with the railway police to track down a gang that has stolen mail from a London to Glasgow train
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7
6:30pm
Film The Gold Express (1955)
A gang of crooks plan to steal gold from a train carrying an ace reporter and two elderly novelists. Crime comedy, starring Vernon Gray and Ann Walford
(Subtitles)

7:40pm
Look at Life
Common Market
A look at the progress of the European Common Market during a time in which member countries had started to remove trade barriers

Rating: 8.9
8:00pm
The Human Jungle
Dual Control
Season 2 Episode 8/13

Dr Corder treats a woman who tried to kill herself by stepping in front of a taxi, and uncovers a difficult relationship with her father
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.2
9:00pm
Noble House
Season 1 Episode 3/4

Part three of four. Mini-series based on James Clavell's novel about rivalry between Western corporations in Hong Kong. With Pierce Brosnan, John Rhys-Davies and Denholm Elliott
(Subtitles)

Rating: 4.3
10:50pm
Film Restless Natives (1985)
Two impoverished friends living in Edinburgh decide to free themselves from the poverty trap by embarking upon a dubious enterprise involving tapping into the wealth of international tourists. Romantic comedy, starring Joe Mullaney, Bernard Hill and Mel Smith
(Subtitles)

Rating: 10
12:35am
Film The Rough and the Smooth (1959)
An archaeologist about to marry an influential young woman falls for the charms of a mysterious German siren. But when the tabloids get wind of a scandal, his life is ruined. Melodrama, starring Tony Britton, Nadja Tiller, William Bendix and Donald Wolfit
(Subtitles)

2:40am
Film And Soon the Darkness (1970)
Two nurses embark on a cycling tour of France, but their dream holiday turns into a nightmare as a murderous sex maniac begins stalking them and the police refuse to help. Thriller, starring Michele Dotrice, Pamela Franklin and Sandor Eles
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.7
4:40am
Glorious Devon in the 50s
Travelogue from the 1950s

Rating: 10
5:00am
Dante
Pick A Peck Of Diamonds
Season 1 Episode 21/26

A woman plans to marry a rich old man so she can gain possession of a valuable necklace

5:30am
Sherlock Holmes
The Mother Hubbard Case
Season 1 Episode 10/39

The sleuth tracks a killer who uses a girl pretending to be lost as bait. The victims help her get home, only to end up at a deserted house where no one will witness their murder
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8

Wed 26 Jan

6:00am
Film Lassie from Lancashire (1938)
A talented singer appears in a nightly variety show, hoping to be discovered. Romantic comedy, starring Marjorie Browne and Hal Thompson

7:40am
Film No Lady (1931)
A mild-mannered family man enjoying a holiday in Blackpool is mistaken for a criminal genius. Comedy, directed by and starring Lupino Lane, with Renee Clama
(Subtitles)

9:00am
Together
Season 2 Episode 18/26

Geoff worries that his unusual living arrangements will cost him his flat, while tensions mount between Trevor and Peter, and Prue finds a softer side to Arthur

Rating: 6.5
9:30am
Enemy at the Door
The Polish Affaire
Season 1 Episode 7/13

A retired diplomat refuses to share British government information with the Nazis, while attempting to help his wife's Polish former lover to escape from the island
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.8
10:30am
Film Behemoth the Sea Monster (1959)
The dumping of radioactive waste in the sea brings a dinosaur back to life, and grants it the power to fire beams of energy. The prehistoric beast goes on a rampage across England, and scientists discover that destroying the nuclear-powered creature may cause even greater devastation. Fantasy thriller, starring Gene Evans and Andre Morell
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7.5
12:00pm
Film Hell and High Water (1954)
A mercenary American captain with a submarine and crew for hire embarks on a mission to search out sites of illegal atomic testing by Chinese communists somewhere in the Arctic Circle. Cold War adventure, with Richard Widmark, Victor Francen, Bella Darvi and David Wayne
(Subtitles)

Rating: 1.9
2:00pm
Secret Army
The Hostage
Season 2 Episode 1/13

Lifeline is ordered to protect a senior army officer who could potentially reveal top-secret military information about Allied plans for a Middle East offensive
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9
3:05pm
Film Rogue's Yarn (1957)
An adulterous husband plans to kill his wife, thinking he has the perfect alibi - but a wily detective sees through his plan. Crime drama, starring Nicole Maurey and Derek Bond
(Subtitles)

4:40pm
Film Marilyn (1953)
An aggressive garage owner is accidentally killed in a fight, The dead man's wife helps the killer to hide the body and the pair decide to start a new life together. But when they borrow money from a loan shark, their secret threatens to come out. Crime drama, starring Sandra Dorne, Maxwell Reed, Leslie Dwyer and Ferdy Mayne
(Subtitles)

Rating: 10
6:00pm
For the Love of Ada
After the Honeymoon
Season 3 Episode 1/7

The couple return from honeymoon, but wedded bliss is soon threatened by a clash over the merits of TV and radio

Rating: 4.4
6:30pm
Look at Life
Coming, Sir!
Challenges facing the hotel industry

Rating: 8.9
6:50pm
The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre
Attempt To Kill
Season 2 Episode 4/11

A wealthy man's fiancee is threatened by a series of dangerous accidents - but the prime suspect ends up dead shortly after agreeing to talk to the police

Rating: 8.6
8:00pm
Rumpole of the Bailey
Rumpole and the Sporting Life
Season 3 Episode 5/6

Rumpole reluctantly agrees to defend Fiona's sister, who is accused of murdering her husband with a shotgun. Leo McKern stars

Rating: 7.8
9:05pm
Film Hangover Square (1944)
Crime melodrama about a promising young composer in fogbound turn-of-the-century London who cannot quell his passion for murder by gaslight. Starring Laird Cregar, Linda Darnell, George Sanders and Glenn Langan
(Subtitles)

Rating: 10
10:35pm
Film To the Devil a Daughter (1976)
A writer tries to protect a girl from a coven planning to impregnate her with the spawn of Satan, plunging him into the dangerous world of the supernatural. Hammer horror based on Dennis Wheatley's novel, starring Christopher Lee, Richard Widmark, Honor Blackman, Denholm Elliott and Nastassja Kinski

Rating: 7.9
12:25am
Film The Girl with a Pistol (1968)
A Sicilian woman travels to England to restore her family's honour by tracking down and murdering her unfaithful lover. Comedy, starring Monica Vitti and Stanley Baker
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.2
2:25am
Film First Monday in October (1981)
The first female member of the American Supreme Court clashes with her sexist male colleagues who believe such a venerable institution is no place for a woman. Comedy, starring Walter Matthau and Jill Clayburgh. Adapted from the hit stage play by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E Lee
(Subtitles)

4:25am
Film While I Live (1947)
A girl suffering from amnesia wanders into a stranger's home, where she's mistaken for the reincarnation of a musician who died there 25 years previously. Melodrama, with Tom Walls, Sonia Dresdel, Carol Raye and Clifford Evans
(Subtitles)

Thu 27 Jan

6:00am
Film The Broken Melody (1934)
A struggling composer is persuaded to adopt a more modern approach by his besotted assistant - but success leads to tragedy. Drama, starring John Garrick and Margot Grahame
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6
7:40am
Film Offbeat (1961)
An MI5 officer is sent to Scotland Yard for a special undercover assignment, infiltrating the gang of criminals behind a series of daring heists. He adopts the name and identity of a reformed criminal, but to gain the trust of the men he hopes to entrap, he must prove his worth by robbing a bank. Crime drama, starring William Sylvester and Mai Zetterling
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9
9:10am
Film Stormy Crossing (1958)
A swimmer disappears while attempting to cross the English channel, but his training partner is convinced he was murdered. Mystery, starring John Ireland and Derek Bond
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8
10:35am
Film The Proud Valley (1940)
An American seaman makes a new life for himself in a Welsh mining village, where his swinging voice makes him a valued member of the community's choir. When a disastrous cave-in occurs in the mine, he leads the local men on a march to London to campaign for re-opening the pit. Drama, starring Paul Robeson and Edward Chapman
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8
12:10pm
Film Dual Alibi (1946)
Identical twin acrobats have murder in mind when a fellow circus performer finds himself in possession of a winning lottery ticket. The brothers plot to kill him, claim the money and pose as each other to establish perfect alibis. But while the plan succeeds, their new-found wealth drives them apart. Thriller, starring Herbert Lom in a double role alongside Terence de Marney
(Subtitles)

1:50pm
Film Romance on the Orient Express (1985)
An American travelling by train from Venice to Paris bumps into her former lover, and the pair try to understand why their initial romance ended so abruptly. Romantic drama, starring Cheryl Ladd and Stuart Wilson
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.7
3:50pm
Film Only Two Can Play (1962)
A small-town librarian foolishly embarks on an affair with a local councillor's wife. His depressed wife soon reveals her own unfaithful streak, as she flirts with a local poet. Comedy based on the novel That Uncertain Feeling by Kingsley Amis, starring Peter Sellers, Mai Zetterling, Virginia Maskell and Richard Attenborough
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.3
6:00pm
Interpol Calling
The Absent Assassin
Season 1 Episode 38/39

An American diplomat is assassinated, and the evidence points to a Nazi war criminal recently released from prison and planning to kill all the judges who sentenced him

Rating: 7.4
6:30pm
Film Find the Lady (1956)
During New Year's Eve, a young model spends the day searching for her godmother, who has suspiciously gone missing. Comedy, starring Donald Houston and Beverley Brooks
(Subtitles)

7:40pm
Tyneside Story
Dramatisation of the reopening of Tyneside shipbuilding yards

8:00pm
Justice
For Those In Peril
Season 2 Episode 9/13

The work load and the increased tension with Dr Moody are starting to take a toll on Harriet's health. Nevertheless, she helps a captain win a judgment in a trawler case

Rating: 7.7
9:00pm
Film Woman Times Seven (1967)
Anthology of seven tales on the theme of adultery. A widow enjoys her husband's funeral, a woman becomes a prostitute to get back at her husband, a seemingly strait-laced woman has a daring secret, a writer's wife tries to get his attention, a dress sparks a bitter rivalry, a death-pact is formed, and a married woman's latest lover is secretly a private eye hired by her husband. Comedy, starring Shirley Maclaine in seven different roles. With Peter Sellers, Michael Caine, Alan Arkin and Robert Morley

11:05pm
Film Stiff Upper Lips (1998)
An Edwardian upper-class twit plots to marry off his sister to his equally dim friend, but she is far more interested in the family's working-class gamekeeper. The siblings' eccentric aunt tries to resolve the crisis by leading the whole family on a tour of Italy and India in the misguided hope that romance will blossom. Comedy, starring Peter Ustinov, Prunella Scales, Sean Pertwee, Georgina Cates and Samuel West

Rating: 4.6
12:55am
Film Hurry Sundown (1967)
Economic and racial tensions explode in a small post-war farming community threatened by a ruthless land baron. Melodrama, starring Michael Caine and Jane Fonda
(Subtitles)

3:45am
Film Just Like Heaven (1930)
A balloon seller with grand plans for the future clashes with a circus performer over a prime spot in a city centre. Drama, starring Anita Louise and David Newell

Rating: 7.3
5:00am
Burke's Law
Who Killed Lenore Wingfield?
Season 2 Episode 8/32

A murder victim is revealed to have changed her will, and her new beneficiary is mixed up in a land development deal. Guest starring Ida Lupino and Dean Stockwell

Rating: 3.3

Fri 28 Jan

6:00am
Film Up In The Air (1940)
Two radio station employees investigate after an unpopular but talented singer is murdered while performing live on air. Comedy mystery, with Frankie Darro and Marjorie Reynolds

Rating: 4.6
7:15am
Film The Miracle of the Bells (1948)
Ailing aspiring actress Olga Treskovna dies before the premiere of her first feature film, and her smitten agent Bill Dunnigan agrees to take her body back to her hometown for burial, as per her last request. Olga's other final wish is for her movie to reach cinemas, despite opposition from studio executives, who are reluctant to introduce a new star who can no longer appear in other films. However, Olga hoped her starring role will help inspire the people of her down-at-heel hometown to seize control of their futures, and Bill teams up with local priest Father Paul to ensure Olga's legacy is fulfilled. Drama, starring Fred MacMurray, Alida Valli and Frank Sinatra

Rating: 8
9:35am
Film Holy Matrimony (1943)
A painter tries to shun publicity by assuming the identity of his dead butler and marrying a lonely widow - a situation which inevitably leads to complications. Comedy, starring Gracie Fields and Monty Woolley

Rating: 8
11:25am
The Dawn Guard
Archive footage of Home Guard volunteers discussing their hopes for the future

11:35am
Film Home and Away (1956)
The happy lives of two families are torn apart when their respective sons scoop a small fortune playing the football pools, prompting their parents to devise sneaky plots to keep the cash for themselves. Comedy, starring Jack Warner, Thora Hird and Kathleen Harrison
(Subtitles)

Rating: 3.5
1:15pm
Film The Late George Apley (1947)
Satirical comedy about a Boston patriarch's efforts to uphold the social status of his aristocratic family. Starring Ronald Colman, Peggy Cummins, Vanessa Brown and Richard Haydn
(Subtitles)

Rating: 7
3:00pm
Film The Captive Heart (1946)
A concentration camp escapee assumes the identity of a dead British captain, only to be captured by German forces in the aftermath of Dunkirk. To help maintain the deception while being held as a prisoner of war, he begins a correspondence with the real officer's widow. Second World War drama, starring Michael Redgrave, Jack Warner and Rachel Kempson
(Subtitles)

Rating: 6.9
5:00pm
Upstairs, Downstairs
The Nine Day Wonder
Season 5 Episode 9/16

The entire household comes together when the General Strike is called throughout Britain in May 1926, leaving politician Richard Bellamy feeling anxious and saddened

Rating: 5.8
6:00pm
Matt Monro - A Portrait Of
The story of the singing legend who rose to fame recording the first Bond film song and became Britain's own Frank Sinatra. Features George Martin, Tony Christie and Bruce Forsyth
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.5
7:45pm
Look at Life
Harvest of Hops
A look into a typical London family on their annual hop-picking holiday

Rating: 8.9
8:00pm
The Outer Limits
The Man with the Power
Season 1 Episode 4/32

A timid scientist develops uncontrollable telekinetic powers, and finds himself lashing out unconsciously at anyone who has ever angered him. Starring Donald Pleasence
(Subtitles)

Rating: 8.5
9:00pm
Cellar Club with Caroline Munro
The Abominable Dr Phibes
The cult movie star introduces The Abominable Dr Phibes
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.6
9:05pm
Film The Abominable Dr Phibes (1971)
A disfigured genius seeks out the surgeons he holds responsible for his wife's death and bumps them off in ever more elaborate ways. Horror, starring Vincent Price, Joseph Cotten, Terry-Thomas and Virginia North

11:00pm
Cellar Club with Caroline Munro
The Man Who Cheated Himself
The cult movie star introduces The Man Who Cheated Himself
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.6
11:05pm
Film The Man Who Cheated Himself (1950)
A murder is investigated by the killer's lover, who intends to cover-it up, and his brother, who is determined to crack the case. Crime drama, starring Lee J Cobb and Jane Wyatt
(Subtitles)

12:45am
Cellar Club with Caroline Munro
Jail Bait
The cult movie star introduces Jail Bait
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.6
12:50am
Film Jail Bait (1937)
A reporter wants to unmask a murderer before the police do, so asks his flatmate to pose as the killer to distract the cops. Comedy, starring Buster Keaton and Harold Goodwin
(Subtitles)

2:20am
Cellar Club with Caroline Munro
Outro
The cult movie star presents a preview of next week's films
(Subtitles)

Rating: 9.6
2:25am
Film Don't Talk to Strange Men (1962)
A woman unwittingly jeopardises the life of her beloved sister by striking up a friendship with a seemingly innocuous man who soon proves to be a sadistic maniac on the prowl for his next victim. Thriller, starring Christina Gregg and Janina Faye

Rating: 10
3:45am
Film Come Back to the 5 & Dime Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean (1982)
James Dean fans meet to mark the 20th anniversary of his death and reflect on old wounds and uncertain futures. Robert Altman's drama, starring Cher and Kathy Bates
(Subtitles)

Rating: 3.3