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
Mon29/03/202121:00The Lovers! (1973)Comedy: Stars Richard Beckinsale, Paula Wilcox
Tue30/03/202122:45Backfire (1987)Thriller: Stars Karen Allen, Keith Carradine & Dean Paul Martin
Wed31/03/202106:00Popeye The SailorNearlyweds. 1957. Stars: Jack Mercer & Mae Questel.
06:10Zorro's Black WhipWolf Pack. 1944. Stars George J. Lewis & Lucien Littlefield.
06:30The Cat Gang (1958)Adventure - Stars Francesca Annis, John Pike, Jeremy Bulloch, John Gabriel & John Stacy
07:45The Lone RangerThe Renegades. 1949. Stars: Clayton Moore, Jay Silverheels & Gene Roth
08:15Flash Gordon Conquers the UniverseThe Land of The Death. 1940. Stars: Buster Crabbe & Carol Hughes
08:40Superman1942 - Stars Bud Collyer, Joan Alexander & Jackson Beck.
Thu01/04/202110:30City Under the Sea (1965)Fantasy: Stars Vincent Price, Tab Hunter, Susan Hart
Fri02/04/202113:05The Holly and the Ivy (1952)Drama: Stars Ralph Richardson & Celia Johnson
23:05To the Devil a Daughter (1976)Horror - Stars Christopher Lee, Richard Widmark, Honor Blackman & Denholm Elliot
Sat03/04/202109:00Popeye The SailorPopeye Meets Ali Baba's 40 Thieves. 1937. Stars Jack Mercer, Mae Questel & Lou Fleischer
09:20Zorro's Black WhipAvalanche. 1944. Stars George J. Lewis & Lucien Littlefield.
09:40Peril for the Guy (1956)Drama: Stars Frazer Hines, Christopher Warbey & Amanda Coxall
10:55Champion The WonderhorseSaddle Tramp. 1955. Stars Champion, Barry Curtis, & Jim Bannon
11:25Flash Gordon Conquers the UniverseThe Pool Of Peril. 1940. Stars Buster Crabbe & Carol Hughes.
11:50SupermanJungle Drums. 1943. Stars: Bud Collyer, Joan Alexander & Jackson Beck
Sun04/04/202119:00HannayTV Series 1989 - Stars Robert Powell
21:00The ChampionsHappening. 1968. Stars Stuart Damon, Alexandra Bastedo & William Gaunt.
Mon05/04/202123:00Two and Two Make Six (1962)Directed by Freddie Francis. Stars George Chakiris, Janette Scott & Alfred Lynch
Tue06/04/202114:20The Smallest Show On Earth (1957)Comedy: Stars Margaret Rutherford, Peter Sellers, Virginia McKenna & Bill Travers
15:55Lifeboat (1944)Drama: Directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Stars Tallulah Bankhead, William Bendix & Walter Slezak
Wed07/04/202106:00Popeye The SailorThe Crystal Brawl. 1957. Stars: Jack Mercer & Mae Questel.
06:10Zorro's Black WhipThe Invisible Victim. 1944. Stars George J. Lewis & Lucien Littlefield
06:30Adventure in the Hopfields (1954)Adventure: Directed by John Guillermin. Stars Melvyn Hayes, Mandy Miller, Hilda Fenemore, Harold Lang & Dandy Nichols
07:45The Lone RangerThe Tenderfeet. 1949. Stars: Clayton Moore & Jay Silverheels
08:15Flash Gordon Conquers the UniverseThe Fiery Abyss. 1940. Stars: Buster Crabbe & Carol Hughes.
08:40SupermanThe Mummy Strikes. 1943. Stars Bud Collyer, Joan Alexander & Jackson Beck
Thu08/04/202114:30They Came From Beyond Space (1967)Sci-fi: Directed by Freddie Francis. Stars: Robert Hutton, Jennifer Jayne, Zia Mohyeddin & Bernard Kay
Fri09/04/202110:20Kind Hearts & Coronets (1949)Comedy: Stars: Alec Guinness, Dennis Price & Valerie Hobson
21:00Dr Terror's House of Horror (1965)Horror: Directed by Freddie Francis. Stars Peter Cushing, Christopher Lee, Donald Sutherland & Roy Castle
23:05Doomwatch (1972)Horror: Directed by Peter Sasd. Stars Ian Bannen, Judy Geeson & John Paul
Sat10/04/202109:00Popeye The SailorPopeye Meets Sinbad The Sailor. 1936. Stars Jack Mercer, Mae Questel & Lou Fleischer
09:20Zorro's Black WhipFangs Of Doom. 1944. Stars George J. Lewis & Lucien Littlefield
09:40Wings of Mystery (1963)Adventure. Directed by Gilbert Gunn. Stars Judy Geeson, Hennie Scott, Francesca Bertorelli & Arnold Ridley.
10:55Champion The WonderhorseCrossroad Trail. 1955. Stars Champion, Barry Curtis, & Jim Bannon
11:25Flash Gordon Conquers the UniverseThe Death Mist. 1940. Stars: Buster Crabbe & Carol Hughes.
11:50SupermanThe Undergound World. 1943
Sun11/04/202114:55Rebecca (1940)Mystery. Directed by Alfred Hitchcock - Stars Laurence Olivier, Joan Fontaine & George Sanders
21:00The ChampionsOperation Deep-Freeze. 1968. Stars Stuart Damon, Alexandra Bastedo & William Gaunt.

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