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:

DateTimeFilm / TV SeriesInfo
Fri06/09/201921:00Shadows of FearTV Series
Fri06/09/201922:00Dracula: Prince of DarknessHammer
Fri06/09/201923:50The Green Man (1956)Comedy - Stars Alastair Sim, Raymond Huntley, George Cole & Terry-Thomas
Sat07/09/201909:35Five Golden Dragons (1968)Stars Robert Cummings, Margaret Lee & Christopher Lee.
Sat07/09/201914:20Soldier of Fortune (1955)Drama - Stars Clark Gable, Susan Hayward, Gene Barry & Michael Rennie
Sat07/09/201919:50Hombre (1967)Western. Stars Paul Newman, Richard Boone, Fredric March & Diane Cilento
Sat07/09/201922:05This Sporting Life (1963)Drama - Richard Harris, Rachel Roberts & Alan Badel.
Sun08/09/201909:30Magic Town (1947)Comedy - Stars James Stewart, Jane Wyman & Kent Smith
Sun08/09/201921:45Vengeance of Fu Manchu (1967)Horror - Directed by Jeremy Summers. Stars Christopher Lee
Mon09/09/201921:00Special BranchTV Series
Mon09/09/201901:40The Passenger (1975)Drama - Stars Jack Nicholson, Maria Schneider, Jenny Runacre
Tue10/09/201912:40It's a Great Day (1955)Comedy - Stars Ruth Dunning, Edward Evans, Sidney James, Sheila Sweet, Peter Bryant, Nancy Roberts & Vera Day
Tue10/09/201917:30You Can't Do Without Love (1944) (AKA: One Exciting Night)Comedy. Directed by Walter Forde. Stars Vera Lynn & Donald Stewart
Tue10/09/201919:00SOS Titanic (1979)rama. Directed by William Hale. Stars David Janssen, Cloris Leachman & Harry Andrews
Tue10/09/201921:00Gideon's WayTV Series
Tue10/09/201922:00This Sporting Life (1963)Drama. Directed by Lindsay Anderson. Richard Harris, Rachel Roberts & Alan Badel
Wed11/09/201910:50Father's Doing Fine (1952)Comedy - Directed by Henry Cass. Stars Richard Attenborough, Heather Thatcher & Virginia Mckenna
Wed11/09/201914:35Notorious (1946)Drama - Directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Stars Cary Grant, Ingrid Bergman & Claude Rains
Wed11/09/201921:00WidowsTV Series - (1983)
Wed11/09/201922:00The Chase (1966)Drama - Stars Marlon Brando, Jane Fonda, Robert Redford, Angie Dickinson & Robert Duvall
Wed11/09/201900:40100 Rifles (1969)War - Stars Raquel Welch, Burt Reynolds, Fernando Lamas & Jim Brown
Thu12/09/201912:15Up In The World (1956)Comedy - Stars Norman Wisdom, Maureen Swanson & Jerry Desmonde
Thu12/09/201914:00RoomsTV Series (1975)
Thu12/09/201914:30Twice 'Round the Daffodils (1962)Drama - Stars Juliet Mills, Donald Houston, Donald Sinden & Kenneth Williams
Thu12/09/201916:20Mr. Winkle Goes To War (1944)Comedy - Edward G. Robinson, Ruth Warrick and Ted Donaldson
Thu12/09/201921:00The Human JungleTV Serie (1963) Stars Herbert Lom
Thu12/09/201922:00Georgy Girl (1966)Comedy - Stars James Mason, Alan Bates & Lynn Redgrave
Thu12/09/201900:00Dracula: Prince of Darkness (1966)Hammer Horror - Stars Christopher Lee, Barbara Shelley & Andrew Keir
Fri13/09/201909:10The Stars Look Down (1939)Directed by Carol Reed. Stars Michael Redgrave & Margaret Lockwood
Fri13/09/201914:00RoomsTV Series (1975)
Fri13/09/201917:05Geordie (1955)Comedy - Stars Bill Travers, Alastair Sim, Miles Malleson & Raymond Huntley
Fri13/09/201921:00Shadows of FearTV Series (1971)
Fri13/09/201922:00The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)Comedy - Stars Tim Curry, Susan Sarandon & Barry Bostwick
Fri13/09/201900:00Bedazzled (1967)Comedy - Stars Peter Cook, Dudley Moore, Eleanor Bron & Raquel Welch
Fri13/09/201902:00White Cargo (1973)Comedy - Stars David Jason
Sat14/09/201908:10The Black Sheep Of Whitehall (1942)Comedy. Directed by Basil Dearden & Will Hay. Stars Will Hay, John Mills, Basil Sydney & Felix Aylmer
Sat14/09/201910:00The Old Curiosity Shop (1934)Drama - Stars Elaine Benson, Ben Webster & Hay Petrie
Sat14/09/201912:30You Must Be Joking (1965)Comedy - Comedy. Directed by Michael Winner. Stars Michael Callan, Denholm Elliot, Terry-Thomas & James Robertson Justice
Sat14/09/201914:30The Captain's Table (1959)Comedy - Stars John Gregson, Peggy Cummins & Donald Sinden
Sat14/09/201916:15Ring of Spies (1964)Drama - Stars Bernard Lee, William Sylvester, David Kossoff & Margaret Tyzack
Sat14/09/201918:00On the Fiddle (1961)Comedy - Directed by Cyril Frankel. Stars Alfred Lynch, Sean Connery & Cecil Parker
Sat14/09/201920:00Voyage of the Damned (1976)War Drama - Stars Faye Dunaway, Oskar Werner & Lee Grant
Sat14/09/201923:10Horror of Frankenstein (1971)Horror. Directed by Jimmy Sangster. Stars Dennis Price, Kate O'Mara & Ralph Bates
Sat14/09/201901:10Blackout (1950)Crime Noir - Stars Maxwell Reed & Dinah Sheridan
Sun15/09/201908:30The Monkey's Paw (1948)Horror - Stars Michael Martin-Harvey, Sydney Tafler & Alfie Bass
Sun15/09/201909:45Don't Panic Chaps (1959)Comedy - Directed by George Pollock. Stars Dennis Price, George Cole, Thorley Walters & Terence Alexander
Sun15/09/201922:00The Beauty Jungle (1964)Comedy - Director: Val Guest. Stars Janette Scott, Ian Hendry, Edmund Purdom & Sid James
Sun15/09/201900:15 Psyche 59 (1964)Drama - Stars Patricia Neal, Curt Jurgens & Samantha Eggar
Mon16/09/201908:15The Old Dark House (1963)Comedy - Directed by William Castle. Stars Fenella Fielding, Tom Poston, Robert Morley & Janette Scott
Mon16/09/201910:00The Night My Number Came Up (1955)Mystery. Directed by Leslie Norman and starring Michael Redgrave, Sheila Sim, Denholm Elliott & Alexander Knox
Mon16/09/201918:30The Day The Earth Caught Fire (1961)Sci-Fi Drama. Directed by Val Guest. Stars Janet Munro, Leo McKern, Edward Judd and Michael Goodliffe
Mon16/09/201921:00Special BranchTV Series
Mon16/09/201922:00Villain (1971)Drama - Stars Richard Burton, Ian McShane & Nigel Davenport.
Tue17/09/201912:10Green For Danger (1947)Thriller - Stars Trevor Howard, Sally Gray, Rosamund John & Alastair Sim
Tue17/09/201914:35The Three Worlds of Gulliver (1960)Adventure - Directed by Jack Sher. Starring Kerwin Mathews, Jo Morrow and June Thorburn
Tue17/09/201918:25Summertime (1955)Drama - Stars Katharine Hepburn
Tue17/09/201921:00 Gideon's WayTV Series
Tue17/09/201922:00The Cassandra Crossing (1976)Drama - Stars Sophia Loren, Richard Harris, Ava Gardner, Burt Lancaster & Martin Sheen
Wed18/09/201914:35Corridor Of Mirrors (1948)Drama - Directed by Terence Young. Starring Eric Portman, Edana Romney, Barbara Mullen & Christopher Lee
Wed18/09/201918:30The One That Got Away (1957)Drama. Directed by Roy Ward Baker. Stars Hardy Kruger, Colin Gordon & Michael Goodliffe
Wed18/09/201921:00WidowsTV Series (1983)
Thu19/09/201910:15On the Fiddle (1961)Comedy. Directed by Cyril Frankel. Stars Alfred Lynch, Sean Connery & Cecil Parker
Thu19/09/201912:15The Scamp (1957)Crime Drama - Stars Richard Attenborough, Dorothy Alison, Colin Petersen. Todd Dawson
Thu19/09/201914:00RoomsTV Series
Thu19/09/201917:25Davy (1958)Comedy - Stars Harry Secombe, Ron Randell and George Relph
Thu19/09/201919:05No Highway in the Sky (1951)Drama - Stars James Stewart, Jack Hawkins, Marlene Dietrich & Glynis Johns
Thu19/09/201921:00The Human JungleTV Series
Thu19/09/201923:45A Severed Head (1971)Comedy - Directed by Dick Clement. Stars Richard Attenborough, Lee Remick, Clive Revill & Claire Bloom
Fri20/09/201912:00Notorious (1946)Drama. Directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Stars Cary Grant, Ingrid Bergman & Claude Rains
Fri20/09/201914:00RoomsTV Series
Fri20/09/201921:00Shadows of FearTV Series
Fri20/09/201922:00Horror of Frankenstein (1971)Hammer Horror
Sat21/09/201908:05At The Earth's Core (1976)Adventure. Directed by Kevin Connor. Stars Doug McClure, Peter Cushing, Caroline Munro & Cy Grant
Sat21/09/201916:10Unearthly Stranger (1963)ci-Fi Horror. Directed by John Krish. Stars John Neville, Phillip Stone, Gabriella Licudi & Warren Mitchell
Sat21/09/201919:30Ghost Ship (1953)Thriller. Directed by Vernon Sewell. Starring Hazel Court & Dermot Walsh
Sun22/09/201906:00Fire Maidens From Outerspace (1956)Sci-Fi Comedy - Stars Harry Fowler, Paul Carpenter & Sydney Tafler
Sun22/09/201919:00Lost in the Desert (1969)Drama - Wynand Uys & Jamie Uys
Sun22/09/201900:00The Day After (1983)Drama - Directed by Nicholas Meyer. Stars Jason Robards, Steve Guttenberg, John Lithgow & JoBeth Williams
Mon23/09/201909:00Challenge For Robin Hood (1967)Adventure - Stars Barrie Ingham, James Hayter & Leon Greene
Mon23/09/201912:00The Big Job (1965)Comedy - Stars Sidney James, Sylvia Syms, Dick Emery & Joan Sims
Mon23/09/201917:00The House In Nightmare Park (1973)Comedy. Director Peter Sykes. Stars Frankie Howerd, Ray Milland, Hugh Burde
Mon23/09/201918:55I'm All Right Jack (1959)Comedy - Stars Peter Sellers, Terry-Thomas & Ian Carmichael
Mon23/09/201921:00Special BranchTV Series
Mon23/09/201923:20Fear in the Night (1972)Hammer Horror - Stars Judy Geeson, Joan Collins, Ralph Bates & Peter Cushing
Tue24/09/201921:00Gideon's WayTV Series
Tue24/09/201922:00The Criminal (1960)Drama - Stars Stanley Baker, Sam Wanamaker, Patrick Magee & Margit Saad
Wed25/09/201919:10Ghost of Greville Lodge (2000)Mystery - Stars Jon Newman, Prunella Scales, Marc Danbury & George Cole
Wed25/09/201921:00WidowsTV Series (1983)
Wed25/09/201900:00The Night Strangler (1972)Horror - Stars Darren McGavin, Jo Ann Pflug and Simon Oakland
Wed25/09/201901:50Green For Danger (1947)Thriller - Stars Trevor Howard, Sally Gray, Rosamund John & Alastair Sim
Thu26/09/201912:15Hunted (1952)Drama - Directed by Charles Crichton. Starring: Dirk Bogarde, Elizabeth Sellars, Geoffrey Keen & Kay Walsh
Thu26/09/201914:00RoomsTV Series
Thu26/09/201918:40Raise the Titanic (1980)Drama - Stars Jason Robards, Richard Jordan, David Selby, Anne Archer & Alec Guinness
Thu26/09/201921:00The Human JungleTV Series
Thu26/09/201923:45D.O.A. (1988)Thriller - Stars Dennis Quaid, Meg Ryan
Fri27/09/201914:00RoomsTV Series
Fri27/09/201919:15Passport To Pimlico (1949)Comedy - Stars Stanley Holloway, Irene Handl & Margaret Rutherford
Fri27/09/201921:00Shadows of FearTV Series
Fri27/09/201922:00These Are The Damned (1962)Horror - Stars Stars Macdonald Carey, Shirley Anne Field & Viveca Lindfors
Fri27/09/201923:50Night of the Demon (1957)Horror - Stars Dana Andrews, Peggy Cummins and Niall MacGinnis
Sat28/09/201906:00The Goose Steps Out (1942)Comedy - Stars Will Hay, Charles Hawtrey & Peter Croft
Sat28/09/201918:50Clockwise (1986)Comedy - Stars John Cleese, Penelope Wilton & Alison Steadman
Sun29/09/201906:35Oh, Mr Porter! (1937)Comedy - Stars Will Hay, Graham Moffatt & Moore Marriott
Sun29/09/201922:00The Swimmer (1968)Drama - Stars Burt Lancaster, Janet Landgard, Janice Rule & Marge Champion
Mon30/09/201907:20Devil Girl From Mars (1954)Sci-fi
Mon30/09/201909:10Target Earth (1954)Sci-fi
Mon30/09/201921:00Special BranchTV Series
Mon30/09/201922:00The Go Between (1971)Drama - Stars Julie Christie, Alan Bates, Margaret Leighton
Tue01/10/201907:30The Traitor (1957)Drama - Stars Anton Diffring & Christopher Lee
Tue01/10/201916:20Hell Drivers (1957)Drama - Stars Stanley Baker, David McCallum, Sid James & Sean Connery
Tue01/10/201921:00Gideon's WayTV Series
Tue01/10/201901:45Double X (1992)Crime Drama - Stars Bernard Hill & Norman Wisdom
Wed02/10/201917:00The Shiralee (1957)Drama - Stars Peter Finch, Dana Wilson, Elizabeth Sellars & Sid James
Wed02/10/201921:00WidowsTV Series
Wed02/10/201922:00The Cotton Club (1984)Drama - Directed by Francis Ford Coppola. Stars Richard Gere, Gregory Hines, Diane Lane & Nicholas Cage
Thu03/10/201914:00RoomsTV Series
Thu03/10/201921:00The Human JungleTV Series
Thu03/10/201922:00A Man Called Sledge (1970)Western - Stars: James Garner, Dennis Weaver, Claude Akins
Fri04/10/201914:00RoomsTV Series
Fri04/10/201914:30Happy Go Lovely (1951)Musical Comedy - Stars David Niven, Vera-Ellen & Cesar Romero
Fri04/10/201916:20Sparrows Can't Sing (1963)Comedy - Stars James Booth, Barbara Windsor & Roy Kinnear
Fri04/10/201921:00Shadows of FearTV Series
Fri04/10/201922:00Circus of Fear (1967)Drama - Stars: Suzy Kendall, Christopher Lee, Anthony Newlands
Fri04/10/201901:45Convoy (1978)Directed by Sam Peckinpah. Stars Kris Kristofferson, Ali MacGraw & Ernest Borgnine
Sat05/10/201908:00The Night Caller (1965)Sci-fi - Stars John Saxon, Maurice Denham & Patricia Haines
Sat05/10/201919:10The Terror (1938)Drama - Stars Wilfrid Lawson, Richard Murdoch, Bernard Lee, Alistair Sim
Sat05/10/201922:20The Lovers! (1973)Comedy - Stars Richard Beckinsale, Paula Wilcox, Joan Scott
Sat05/10/201900:10Blood From The Mummy's Tomb (1971)Horror - Stars: Andrew Keir, Valerie Leon, James Villiers
Sun06/10/201912:30The Pickwick Papers (1952)Comedy - Stars James Hayter, Nigel Patrick, Kathleen Harrison & Harry Fowler
Sun06/10/201922:00The Best of Everything (1959)Drama - Stars Joan Crawford, Louis Jourdan, Hope Lange, Stephen Boyd & Suzy Parker
Sun06/10/201900:20Shampoo (1975)Comedy - Stars Warren Beatty, Lee Grant, Julie Christie, Goldie Hawn & Carrie Fisher

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

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