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:

DateTimeFilm / TV SeriesInfo
Thu14/03/201910:15Man of the Moment (1955)Comedy, Stars Norman Wisdom
Thu14/03/201915:10The Smallest Show On Earth (1957)Stars Margaret Rutherford, Peter Sellers, Virginia McKenna & Bill Travers.
Thu14/03/201918:40The Blue Lamp (1949)Stars Dirk Bogarde, Jack Warner & Jimmy Hanley.
Thu14/03/201921:00CallanTV Series
Thu14/03/201922:00Convoy (1978)Stars Kris Kristofferson, Ali MacGraw & Ernest Borgnine.
Fri15/03/201917:15Genevieve (1953)Stars: Kenneth More, Dinah Sheridan and Kay Kendall.
Fri15/03/201921:00CallanTV Series
Sat16/03/201916:15Bulldog Breed (1960)Comedy, Stars Norman Wisdom
Sat16/03/201918:15The Man Between (1953)Drama. Directed by Carol Reed. Stars, James Mason, Claire Bloom
Sat16/03/20190:00The Day The Earth Caught Fire (1961)Sci-Fi Drama. Directed by Val Guest. Stars Janet Munro, Leo McKern, Edward Judd and Michael Goodliffe
Sun17/03/20197:40Brats (1930)Laurel & Hardy
Sun17/03/201915:05Challenge For Robin Hood (1967)Stars Barrie Ingham, James Hayter & Leon Greene
Sun17/03/201919:10Mandy (1952)Stars Phyllis Calvert, Jack Hawkins & Terence Morgan
Sun17/03/20191:15Expresso Bongo (1959)Stars Laurence Harvey, Sylvia Syms, Yolande Donlan & Cliff Richard
Mon18/03/20199:25The Old Dark House (1963)Directed by William Castle. Stars Fenella Fielding, Tom Poston, Robert Morley & Janette Scott
Mon18/03/201911:10Circle of Danger (1951)Drama. Directed by Jacques Tourneur. Stars Ray Milland, Patricia Roc & Marius Goring
Mon18/03/201917:10Brats (1930)Laurel & Hardy
Mon18/03/201917:30Robin's NestTV Series - Stars Richard O'Sullivan, Tessa Wyatt & Tony Britton
Mon18/03/201919:35And The Same To You (1959)Comedy, Stars Sid James, Brian Rix, Leo Franklyn, Tommy Cooper and Vera Day
Mon18/03/201921:00CallanTV Series - Stars Edward Woodward
Tue19/03/20198:00Good Morning, Boys (1937)Comedy, Stars Will Hay, Martita Hunt, Lilli Palmer, Charles Hawtrey & Peter Gawthorne
Tue19/03/20199:40Surprise Package (1960)Comedy, Stars Yul Brynner, Noel Coward, Mitzi Gaynor, Lyndon Brook & Eric Pohlmann
Tue19/03/201911:40KOTCH (1971)Comedy, Drama. Directed by Jack Lemmon. Stars Walter Matthau, Jack Lemmon & Deborah Winters
Tue19/03/201917:30Robin's NestTV Series - Stars Richard O'Sullivan, Tessa Wyatt & Tony Britton
Tue19/03/201921:00CallanTV Series - Stars Edward Woodward
Tue19/03/20190:00Violent Playground (1958)Stars Stanley Baker, David McCallum, Anne Heywood & Peter Cushing
Wed20/03/201917:30Robin's NestTV Series - Stars Richard O'Sullivan, Tessa Wyatt & Tony Britton
Wed20/03/20190:50Lost in the Desert (1969)Drama
Thu21/03/20199:20Nobody Runs Forever (1968)Stars Christopher Plummer, Rod Taylor & Lilli Palmer
Thu21/03/201917:30Robin's NestTV Series - Stars Richard O'Sullivan, Tessa Wyatt & Tony Britton
Thu21/03/201921:00CallanTV Series - Stars Edward Woodward
Thu21/03/201922:00Soft Beds, Hard Battles (1973)Coemdy, Stars Peter Sellers, Curt Jurgens, Francoise Pascal, Rula Lenska & Jenny Hanley
Fri22/03/201912:40Cover Girl Killer (1959)Stars Harry H. Corbett, Felicity Young
Fri22/03/201917:30Robin's NestTV Series - Stars Richard O'Sullivan, Tessa Wyatt & Tony Britton
Fri22/03/201918:00Charley Moon (1956)Musical. Director Guy Hamilton. Stars Max Bygraves, Dennis Price & Michael Medwin
Fri22/03/201921:00CallanTV Series - Stars Edward Woodward
Fri22/03/20193:10The Swimmer (1968)Stars Burt Lancaster
Sat23/03/20197:20The Traitor (1957)Drama, Starring Anton Diffring & Christopher Lee
Sat23/03/201914:20Bell Bottom George (1944)Starring George Formby, Anne Firth & Reginald Purdell
Sat23/03/201916:20A Night To Remember (1958)Drama, Directed by Roy Ward Baker. Stars Kenneth More, Ronald Allen, Robert Ayres & Honor Blackman
Sat23/03/201922:50Jack The Ripper Part 1 of 2 (1988)Stars Michael Caine, Armand Assante & Ray McAnally
Sun24/03/201914:25Ghost Ship (1953)Thriller, Stars Hazel Court & Dermot Walsh
Sun24/03/201916:00The Blue Lamp (1949)Crime, Directed by Basil Dearden. Stars Dirk Bogarde, Jack Warner & Jimmy Hanley
Sun24/03/201917:45The Big Noise (1944)Laurel & Hardy
Sun24/03/201919:15Passport To Pimlico (1949)Comedy, Stars Stanley Holloway, Irene Handl & Margaret Rutherford
Sun24/03/20190:15Oh, Mr Porter! (1937)Comedy, Stars Will Hay, Graham Moffatt & Moore Marriott
Sun24/03/20191:55Boy on A Dolphin (1957)Drama, Stars Sophia Loren, Alan Ladd, Clifton Webb and Alexis Minotis
Mon25/03/201910:25The Night Has Eyes (1942)Stars James Mason, Wilfrid Lawson, Joyce Howard & Mary Clare
Mon25/03/201917:30Robin's NestTV Series - Stars Richard O'Sullivan, Tessa Wyatt & Tony Britton
Mon25/03/201918:00Raise the Titanic (1980)Drama, Stars Jason Robards, Richard Jordan, David Selby, Anne Archer & Alec Guinness
Mon25/03/201921:00CallanTV Series - Stars Edward Woodward
Mon25/03/201922:00Quatermass and the Pit (1967)Stars James Donald, Andrew Keir & Barbara Shelley
Mon25/03/20190:00100 Rifles (1969)War, Stars Raquel Welch, Burt Reynolds, Fernando Lamas & Jim Brown
Tue26/03/201910:00The Bargee (1964)Comedy, Stars Harry H. Corbett, Hugh Griffith & Ronnie Barker
Tue26/03/201912:10Laughter in Paradise (1951)Comedy, Stars Alastair Sim, George Cole, Fay Compton & Guy Middleton
Tue26/03/201915:15Spellbound (1945)Drama, Directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Stars Ingrid Bergman, Gregory Peck & Michael Chekhov
Tue26/03/201917:30Robin's NestTV Series - Stars Richard O'Sullivan, Tessa Wyatt & Tony Britton
Tue26/03/201918:00Crooks Anonymous (1962)Comedy, Stars Leslie Phillips, Stanley Baxter & Wilfrid Hyde-White
Tue26/03/201919:45The Delavine Affair (1955)Crime, Drama - Stars Peter Reynolds, Honor Blackman & Gordon Jackson
Tue26/03/201921:00CallanTV Series - Stars Edward Woodward

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