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
Talking Pictures TV – January Highlights

These are the highlights for this month:

Day
DateTimeFilm / TV SeriesInfo
Mon15/04/20198:00Time Without Pity (1957)Crime - Stars Michael Redgrave, Ann Todd, Leo McKern, Peter Cushing & Alec McCowan
Mon15/04/201910:15The Dark Man (1951)Drama - Stars Maxwell Reed, Edward Underdown, Natasha Parry & William Hartnell
Mon15/04/201917:30Robin's NestTV Series - Stars Richard O'Sullivan, Tessa Wyatt & Tony Britton
Mon15/04/201921:00CallanTV Series - Stars Edward Woodward
Mon15/04/201922:00The Day Of The Triffids (1962)Sci-fi - Stars Nicole Maurey, Howard Keel, Janette Scott & Kieron Moore
Mon15/04/20190:00The Brain Machine 1955)Thriller - Stars Maxwell Reed, Patrick Barr, Elizabeth Allen & Russell Napier
Tue16/04/20198:15Great Day In The Morning (1956)Western - Stars Robert Stack, Virginia Mayo & Ruth Roman
Tue16/04/201911:55They Who Dare (1954)War Drama
Tue16/04/201917:30Robin's NestTV Series - Stars Richard O'Sullivan, Tessa Wyatt & Tony Britton
Tue16/04/201918:00Double Bunk (1961)Comedy - Stars Ian Carmichael, Janette Scott, Sidney James & Liz Fraser
Tue16/04/201921:00CallanTV Series - Stars Edward Woodward
Tue16/04/201922:00Man In The Attic (1953)Thriller - Stars Jack Palance, Constance Smith & Byron Palmer
Tue16/04/201923:40Impulse (1984)Horror - Stars Tim Matheson, Meg Tilly & Hume Cronyn
Tue16/04/20191:30Invasion of the Bee Girls (1973)Sci-fi - Stars William Smith, Anitra Ford, Victoria Vetri
Wed17/04/20196:00Man In The Mirror (1936)Drama - Stars Edward Everett-Horton & Alastair Sim
Wed17/04/201915:30The Purple Plain (1954)War - Stars Gregory Peck, Bernard Lee & Win Min Than
Wed17/04/201917:30Robin's NestTV Series - Stars Richard O'Sullivan, Tessa Wyatt & Tony Britton
Wed17/04/20191:15Kipps (1941)Comedy - Stars Michael Redgrave, Phyllis Calvert & Philip Frost
Thu18/04/201910:15Cone of Silence (1960)Drama - Stars Michael Craig, Peter Cushing & Bernard Lee
Thu18/04/201915:30Crooks In Cloisters (1964)Comedy - Stars Barbara Windsor, Bernard Cribbins & Melvyn Hayes
Thu18/04/201917:30Robin's NestTV Series - Stars Richard O'Sullivan, Tessa Wyatt & Tony Britton
Thu18/04/201918:00Lost Horizon (1973)Adventure - Stars Peter Finch, Liv Ullmann & Sally Kellerman
Thu18/04/201921:00Van Der ValkTV Series (1972) Starring Barry Foster
Thu18/04/201922:00The Mob (1951)Drama - Stars Betty Buehler, Broderick Crawford & Richard Kiley
Fri19/04/20199:40When the Whales Came (1989)Drama - Stars Paul Scofield, Helen Mirren, David Threlfall, David Suchet & Jeremy Kemp
Fri19/04/201915:10Treasure Island (1972)Adventure - Stars Orson Welles, Lionel Stander & Kim Burfield
Fri19/04/201917:30Robin's NestTV Series - Stars Richard O'Sullivan, Tessa Wyatt & Tony Britton
Fri19/04/201918:00The Jazz Singer (1980)Musical - Stars Neil Diamond
Fri19/04/201921:00Van Der ValkTV Series (1972) Starring Barry Foster
Fri19/04/201922:00The Snorkel (1958)Thriller - Stars Peter Van Eyck, Betta St John & Mandy Miller
Fri19/04/201923:50Nomads (1986)Horror - Stars Pierce Brosnan, Lesley-Anne Down & Anna Maria Monticelli
Sat20/04/20197:15The Final Test (1954)Comedy - Stars Jack Warner, Robert Morley & George Relph
Sat20/04/201916:40Smallest Show On Earth (1957)Comedy - Stars Margaret Rutherford, Peter Sellers, Virginia McKenna & Bill Travers
Sat20/04/201921:00Boys From Brazil (1978)Drama - Stars Gregory Peck, Laurence Olivier & James Mason
Sun21/04/20196:40Man In The Moon (1960)Comedy - Stars Kenneth More, Shirley Anne Field & Michael Hordern
Sun21/04/20199:10For Those In Peril (1944)War Drama - Stars David Farrar, Ralph Michael & Robert Wyndham
Sun21/04/201910:30Androcles and the Lion (1953)Drama - Stars Alan Young
Sun21/04/201922:00The Anderson Tapes (1971)Crime Thriller - Stars Sean Connery, Martin Balsam, Dyan Cannon, Christopher Walken
Mon22/04/20199:00Much Too Shy (1942)Comedy - Stars George Formby
Mon22/04/201915:25The Wicked Lady (1945)Drama - Stars Margaret Lockwood, Griffith Jones & James Mason
Mon22/04/201917:30Robin's NestTV Series - Stars Richard O'Sullivan, Tessa Wyatt & Tony Britton
Mon22/04/201921:00Van Der ValkTV Series (1972) Starring Barry Foster
Mon22/04/20190:30The Innocents (1961)Horror - Stars Deborah Kerr, Michael Redgrave, Pamela Franklin & Peter Wyngarde
Tue23/04/201917:30Robin's NestTV Series - Stars Richard O'Sullivan, Tessa Wyatt & Tony Britton
Tue23/04/201918:10The Jazz Singer (1980)Musical - Stars Neil Diamond
Tue23/04/201921:00Van Der ValkTV Series (1972) Starring Barry Foster
Tue23/04/201922:00The Cat and the Canary (1978)Thriller - Stars Honor Blackman, Michael Callan & Edward Fox
Wed24/04/201910:05The Boy Who Stole a Million (1960)Comedy - Stars Maurice Reyna, George Coulouris & Warren Mitchell
Wed24/04/201917:30Robin's NestTV Series - Stars Richard O'Sullivan, Tessa Wyatt & Tony Britton
Thu25/04/201910:40Boys Will Be Boys (1935)Comedy - Will Hay
Thu25/04/201917:30Robin's NestTV Series - Stars Richard O'Sullivan, Tessa Wyatt & Tony Britton
Thu25/04/201918:00Dr. Crippen (1963)Horror - Stars Donald Pleasence & Coral Browne
Thu25/04/201921:00Van Der ValkTV Series (1972) Starring Barry Foster
Thu25/04/201922:00The Anderson Tapes (1971)Crime Thriller - Stars Sean Connery, Martin Balsam, Dyan Cannon, Christopher Walken
Thu25/04/20190:00The Snorkel (1958)Thriller - Stars Peter Van Eyck, Betta St John & Mandy Miller
Fri26/04/201917:30Robin's NestTV Series - Stars Richard O'Sullivan, Tessa Wyatt & Tony Britton
Fri26/04/201921:00Van Der ValkTV Series (1972) Starring Barry Foster
Fri26/04/201922:00Boys From Brazil (1978)Drama - Stars Gregory Peck, Laurence Olivier & James Mason
Fri26/04/20190:35The Boston Strangler (1968)Drama - Stars Tony Curtis, Henry Fonda, George Kennedy & Sally Kellerman
Sat27/04/201911:15The Galloping Major (1951)Stars Basil Radford, Sidney James, Jimmy Hanley & Janette Scott
Sat27/04/201915:10The Villain (1979)Comedy - Stars Kirk Douglas, Arnold Schwarzenegger & Ann-Margret
Sat27/04/201916:55The League of Gentlemen (1960)Crime, Drama - Stars Jack Hawkins, Richard Attenborough, Nigel Patrick & Roger Livesey
Sat27/04/201921:00Oklahoma Crude (1973)Comedy - Stars George C. Scott, Faye Dunaway & John Mills
Sun28/04/201910:55Since You Went Away (1944)Drama - Stars Claudette Colbert, Jennifer Jones, Shirley Temple & Joseph Cotten
Sun28/04/201922:00Billy Liar (1963)Comedy - Stars Tom Courtenay, Julie Christie & Wilfred Pickles
Sun28/04/20190:00The Running Man (1963)Drama - Stars Laurence Harvey, Lee Remick, Alan Bates & Felix Aylmer
Mon29/04/201917:30Robin's NestTV Series - Stars Richard O'Sullivan, Tessa Wyatt & Tony Britton
Mon29/04/201921:00Van Der ValkTV Series (1972) Starring Barry Foster
Mon29/04/201922:00Vengeance of Fu Manchu (1967)Horror - Stars Christopher Lee
Tue30/04/20198:15Counter-Attack (1945)War Drama - Stars Paul Muni, Marguerite Chapman & Larry Parks
Tue30/04/201910:05The Golden Salamander (1950)Drama - Stars Trevor Howard, Anouk Aimee & Herbert Lom
Tue30/04/201917:30Robin's NestTV Series - Stars Richard O'Sullivan, Tessa Wyatt & Tony Britton
Tue30/04/201919:45Murder on Campus (1961)Crime Drama - Directed by Michael Winner, Stars Terence Longden, Donald Gray & Diane Clare
Wed01/05/201917:30Robin's NestTV Series - Stars Richard O'Sullivan, Tessa Wyatt & Tony Britton
Wed01/05/201921:00Van Der ValkTV Series (1972) Starring Barry Foster
Wed01/05/201922:00Oklahoma Crude (1973)Comedy - Stars George C. Scott, Faye Dunaway & John Mills
Wed01/05/20190:15Bedazzled (1967)Comedy - Stars Peter Cook, Dudley Moore, Eleanor Bron & Raquel Welch
Wed01/05/20194:25The Green Man (1956)Comedy - Stars Alastair Sim, Raymond Huntley, George Cole & Terry-Thomas
Thu02/05/20198:20Spare the Rod (1961)Drama - Stars Max Bygraves, Geoffrey Keen & Donald Pleasence
Thu02/05/201917:30Robin's NestTV Series - Stars Richard O'Sullivan, Tessa Wyatt & Tony Britton
Thu02/05/201921:00Van Der ValkTV Series (1972) Starring Barry Foster
Thu02/05/201922:00Billy Liar (1963)Comedy - Stars Tom Courtenay, Julie Christie & Wilfred Pickles
Thu02/05/20190:00The Informers (1963)Drama - Stars Nigel Patrick, Margaret Whiting, Katherine Woodville & Colin Blakely
Fri03/05/201915:10Boys in Brown (1949)Drama - Stars Richard Attenborough, Jack Warner & Dirk Bogarde
Fri03/05/201917:30Robin's NestTV Series - Stars Richard O'Sullivan, Tessa Wyatt & Tony Britton
Fri03/05/201919:45The Flaw (1955)Crime. Drama
Fri03/05/201921:00Van Der ValkTV Series Starring Barry Foster
Sat04/05/201915:20The Green Man (1956)Comedy - Stars Alastair Sim, Raymond Huntley, George Cole & Terry-Thomas
Sat04/05/201917:00It Always Rains On Sunday (1947)Drama - Stars Googie Withers, John McCallum, Jack Warner & Susan Shaw
Sat04/05/201921:00The Passenger (1975)Drama - Stars Jack Nicholson, Maria Schneider, Jenny Runacre
Sat04/05/201923:30Gumshoe (1971)Comedy Drama - Stars Albert Finney, Billie Whitelaw & Frank Finlay
Sat04/05/20191:10The Last Valley (1971)Drama - Stars Michael Caine, Omar Sharif & Nigel Davenport
Sun05/05/201910:50The Devil & Daniel Webster (1941)Drama - Stars James Craig as Jabez Stone
Sun05/05/201914:10It Should Happen To You (1954)Stars Judy Holliday, Peter Lawford & Jack Lemmon
Sun05/05/201922:00The Deep (1977)Adventure - Stars Jacqueline Bisset, Nick Nolte & Dick Anthony Williams

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