Talking Pictures TV – Highlights

If you love old films then there really is only one television channel in the UK to watch, Talking Pictures TV. It’s full of rarely seen films along with many classics with the likes of Peter Sellers, Stanley Baker, Dirk Bogarde, Alastair Sim & Will Hay for instance. Plus comedy from the great Laurel and Hardy. But that’s not all as they also show old TV series such as Scotland Yard, Public Eye, The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre, The Gentle Touch & A Family At War.

You can find Talking Pictures TV on Sky 328 | Virgin 445 | Freeview 81 | Freesat 306
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These are the highlights for this month:

Day
DateTimeFilm / TV SeriesInfo
Mon12/10/202008:50When the Whales Came (1989)Drama - Stars Paul Scofield, Helen Mirren, David Threlfall, David Suchet & Jeremy Kemp
10:50Thunder Rock (1942)Supernatural Drama - Stars Michael Redgrave, Barbara Mullen & James Mason
Tue13/10/202014:30The Wolves of Willoughby Chase (1988)Adventure - Stars Stephanie Beacham, Mel Smith, Emily Hudson
19:00Crooks In Cloisters (1964)Comedy - Stars Barbara Windsor, Bernard Cribbins & Melvyn Hayes
Wed14/10/202008:30Time, Gentlemen, Please! (1952)Comedy - Stars Sid James, Eddie Byrne & Dora Bryan
10:10Ladies Who Do (1963)Comedy - Stars Peggy Mount, Robert Morley & Harry H. Corbett
11:55Follow A Star (1959)Comedy - Stars Norman Wisdom, June Laverick, Fenella Fielding
Thu15/10/202012:15Blueprint For Robbery (1960)Crime - Stars Pat O'Malley, Robert J. Wilke, Robert Gist
14:30The Trollenberg Terror (1958)Sci-fi - Stars Forrest Tucker, Warren Mitchell & Andrew Faulds
Fri16/10/202016:40Not So Dusty (1956)Comedy - Stars Bill Owen & Leslie Dwyer
Sat17/10/202013:55Springtime In The Sierras (1947)Western - Stars Roy Rogers, Jane Frazee & Andy Devine
Sun18/10/202019:10The Black Orchid (1959)Drama - Stars Sophia Loren, Jimmy Baird, Anthony Quinn
22:00And Soon the Darkness (1970)Horror - Stars Pamela Franklin, Michele Dotrice & Sandor Eles
Mon19/10/202010:40The Big Job (1965)Comedy - Stars Sidney James, Sylvia Syms, Dick Emery & Joan Sims
18:55The Brinks Job (1978)Comedy - Stars Peter Falk, Peter Boyle and Allen Garfield
21:00HazellTV Series
Tue20/10/202021:00BudgieTV Series
Wed21/10/202018:00The Adventures of Robin HoodTV Series
22:00The Deadly Affair (1966)Thriller - Stars Jame Mason
Thu22/10/202008:55Flight to Mars (1951)Sci-fi - Marguerite Chapman Cameron Mitchell, Arthur Franz
Fri23/10/202021:00Van der ValkTV Series
Sat24/10/202011:00Phantom From Space (1953)Sci-fi
Sun25/10/202007:25The Goose Steps Out (1942)Comedy - Stars Will Hay, Charles Hawtrey
Mon26/10/202018:30Dr. Crippen (1963)Horror - Stars Donald Pleasence
20:30Dick Barton: Special Agent (1979)TV Series
Tue27/10/202021:00 BudgieTV Series
22:00The Great Gatsby (1974)Stars Robert Redford, Mia Farrow & Sam Waterston
Wed28/10/202018:00The Adventures of Robin HoodTV Series
18:30Secret of the Incas (1954)Adventure - Stars Charlton Heston, Robert Young, Nicole Maurey
Thu29/10/202010:45The Big Noise (1944)Laurel & Hardy
Fri30/10/202017:50Hell Drivers (1957)Drama - Stanley Baker, David McCallum, Sid James and Sean Connery
Sat31/10/202011:00The Night Caller (1965)Sci-fi
14:15A Stitch in Time (1963)Comedy - Stars Norman Wisdom
22:30The Skull (1965)Horror - Stars Peter Cushing, Christopher Lee
Sun01/11/202020:00Sunday Night at the London Palladium (1966)
Mon02/11/202011:30The Rainmaker (1957)Romance - Stars Burt Lancaster, Katharine Hepburn
18:30Left, Right and Centre (1959)Comedy - Stars Ian Carmichael, Alastair Sim & Patricia Bredin
20:30Dick Barton: Special Agent (1979)TV Series
21:00HazellTV Series
Tue03/11/202012:10Odd Man Out (1947)Thriller - Stars Robert Newton, James Mason, Fay Compton & William Hartnell.
20:30Dick Barton: Special Agent (1979)TV Series
Wed04/11/202018:00The Adventures of Robin HoodTV Series
18:40Escape From Zahrain (1962)Action - Stars Yul Brynner, Anthony Caruso & Sal Mineo
20;30Dick Barton: Special Agent (1979)TV Series
Thu05/11/202012:10A Boy, a Girl and a Bike (1949)Comedy - Stars John McCallum, Honor Blackman, Diana Dors & Patrick Holt
20:30Dick Barton: Special Agent (1979)TV Series
Fri06/11/202010:50Blithe Spirit (1945)Comedy - Stars Rex Harrison, Constance Cummings, Kay Hammond & Margaret Rutherford
12:50Sparrows Can't Sing (1963)Comedy - Stars James Booth, Barbara Windsor & Roy Kinnear
14:40Is Paris Burning? (1966)Drama - Stars Kirk Douglas, Charles Boyer, Jean-Paul Belmondo, Gert Frobe, Anthony Perkins, Alain Delon
17:55Heller In Pink Tights (1960)Western - Stars Sophia Loren, Anthony Quinn & Eileen Heckart
20:00Dick Barton: Special Agent (1979)TV Series
Sat07/11/202013:40The October Man (1947)Crime - Stars John Mills, Edward Chapman, Joan Greenwood
15:40Dressed to Kill (1946)Drama - Stars Basil Rathbone, Nigel Bruce, Patricia Morison & Edmond Breon
22:45Peeping Tom (1960)Horror
Sun08/11/202009:00 Runaround (1980)TV Series

Many of the films shown are also now available on Blu-ray and DVD.