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
Thu02/04/202014:30A Stitch in Time (1963)Comedy - Stars Norman Wisdom, Edward Chapman, Jeanette Sterke
Thu02/04/202022:00Jack The Ripper Part 2 of 2 (1988)Stars Michael Caine
Fri03/04/202012:00The Iron Maiden (1962)Comedy - Stars Michael Craig & Joan Sims
Fri03/04/202016:30The Flying Squad (1940)Crime - Stars Sebastian Shaw, Phyllis Brooks, Jack Hawkins
Fri03/04/202021:00HazellTV Series
Fri03/04/202022:00Villain (1971)Drama - Stars Richard Burton, Ian McShane & Nigel Davenport
Sat04/04/202010:25The Ghost Train (1941)Comedy - Stars Arthur Askey, Richard Murdoch & Kathleen Harrison
Sat04/04/202017:20Flight to Mars (1951)Sci-fi Stars Marguerite Chapman Cameron Mitchell, Arthur Franz
Sat04/04/202018:50The Rainmaker (1957)Romance - Stars Burt Lancaster, Katharine Hepburn
Sun05/04/202006:15Monster From Green Hell (1957)Sci-fi
Sun05/04/202007:40The Vengeance of Fu Manchu (1967)Horror
Sun05/04/202011:15Sabotage (1937)Thriller - Directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Stars Sylvia Sidney, Oskar Homolka, John Loder
Sun05/04/202015:45The Man in Grey (1943)Drama - Stars Margaret Lockwood, James Mason, Phyllis Calvert
Sun05/04/202021:00Sunday Night at the London Palladium (1965)Featuring Jimmy Tarbuck, Des O'Connor, Tony Martin, Sid James, Cleo Laine
Sun05/04/202023:05The One That Got Away (1957)Drama - Stars Hardy Kruger
Mon06/04/202007:10The Big Job (1965)Comedy - Stars Sidney James, Sylvia Syms, Dick Emery & Joan Sims
Mon06/04/202008:55Thunder Rock (1942)Supernatural Drama - Stars Michael Redgrave, Barbara Mullen & James Mason
Mon06/04/202016:05My Brother's Keeper (1948)Thriller - Stars Jack Warner, George Cole, David Tomlinson & Bill Owen
Mon06/04/202017:50Hell Drivers (1957)Drama - Stars Stanley Baker, David McCallum, Sid James & Sean Connery
Tue07/04/202007:40Unearthly Stranger (1963)Sci-fi
Tue07/04/202016:00Flight to Mars (1951)Sci-fi
Tue07/04/202022:00Rockets Galore (1958)Comedy
Wed08/04/202007:40At The Earth's Core (1976)Adventure - Stars Doug McClure, Peter Cushing, Caroline Munro & Cy Grant
Wed08/04/202009:30Phantom From Space (1953)Sci-fi
Wed08/04/202018:20Rebecca (1940)Mystery - Directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Stars Laurence Olivier, Joan Fontanie & George Sanders
Wed08/04/202022:05And Soon the Darkness (1970)Horror - Stars Pamela Franklin, Michele Dotrice & Sandor Eles
Thu09/04/202009:25The Goose Steps Out (1942)Comedy - Stars Will Hay, Charles Hawtrey & Peter Croft
Thu09/04/202014:30Dr. Crippen (1963)Horror - Stars Donald Pleasence
Thu09/04/202016:30The Man in Grey (1943)Drama - Stars Margaret Lockwood, James Mason, Phyllis Calvert
Thu09/04/202018:45The Cracksman (1963)Comedy - Stars Charlie Drake, Nyree Dawn Porter, George Sanders
Fri10/04/202016:40Tom Brown's Schooldays (1951)Robert Newton, John Howard Davis, Sir Michael Hordern & Max Bygrave
Fri10/04/202022:00The Skull (1965)Horror - Stars Peter Cushing, Christopher Lee, Patrick Wymark, Jill Bennett
Sat11/04/202006:00The Headless Ghost (1959)Comedy - Stars Richard Lyon, Liliane Sottane, David Rose
Sat11/04/202009:10Diamond City (1949)Drama - Stars David Farrar, Honor Blackman & Diana Dors
Sat11/04/202010:50Gorgo (1961)Sci-fi
Sat11/04/202021:00The Magic Christian (1969)Comedy - Stars Peter Sellers, Ringo Starr
Sun12/04/202009:00Custer of the West (1968)Western - Stars Robert Shaw, Mary Ure and Ty Hardin
Sun12/04/202013:45Spellbound (1945)Drama. Directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Stars Ingrid Bergman, Gregory Peck & Michael Chekhov
Sun12/04/202016:00Challenge For Robin Hood (1967)Adventure - Stars Barrie Ingham, James Hayter & Leon Greene
Sun12/04/202018:30Tell Me Another (1976)TV Series
Sun12/04/202021:00Sunday Night at the London Palladium (1973)Featuring Larry Grayson, Paul Anka, Rod Hull and Emu, & The Tiller Girls
Mon13/04/202013:50Sparrows Can't Sing (1963)Comedy - Stars James Booth, Barbara Windsor & Roy Kinnear
Mon13/04/202018:00The Amazing Mr Blunden (1972)Stars Laurence Naismith, Graham Crowden, Dorothy Alison & Diana Dors
Mon13/04/202022:00The Hunter (1980)Drama - Stars Steve McQueen, Eli Wallach, Kathryn Harrold, LeVar Burton
Mon13/04/202000:00The Skull (1965)Horror - Stars Peter Cushing, Christopher Lee, Patrick Wymark, Jill Bennett
Tue14/04/202013:50Saloon Bar (1940)Thriller - Stars: Gordon Harker, Elizabeth Allan & Mervyn Johns
Tue14/04/202000:00Silkwood (1983)Drama - Stars Meryl Streep, Cher, Kurt Russell & Craig T Nelson
Wed15/04/202007:40Park Plaza 605 (1953)Crime Drama - Stars Tom Conway, Eva Bartok and Sid James
Wed15/04/202014:25Once Upon a Dream (1949)Comedy - Stars Googie Withers, Griffith Jones, Guy Middleton
Wed15/04/202019:05The Stranger (1946)Drama - Directed by Orson Welles - Stars Orson Welles, Edward G. Robinson & Loretta Young
Wed15/04/202022:05A Touch of Larceny (1959)Comedy - Stars James Mason, George Sanders, Vera Miles
Thu16/04/202019:00Corridor Of Mirrors (1948)Drama - Stars Eric Portman, Edana Romney, Barbara Mullen & Christopher Lee
Thu16/04/202022:00The Magic Christian (1969)Comedy - Stars Peter Sellers, Ringo Starr
Fri17/04/202007:30The Strange World Of Planet X (1958)Sci-fi
Fri17/04/202019:00Hangar 18 (1980)Stars Darren McGavin, Robert Vaughn, Gary Collins, James Hampton
Fri17/04/202022:00Killing Of Sister George (1968)Drama - Stars Beryl Reid, Susannah York, Coral Browne, Patricia Medina & Ronald Fraser
Sat18/04/202010:40On The Beat (1962)Comedy - Stars Norman Wisdom, Jennifer Jayne & Raymond Huntley
Sat18/04/202012:50The Sound Barrier (1952)War - Stars Ralph Richardson, Nigel Patrick
Sat18/04/202015:10Time Flies (1944)Comedy - Stars Tommy Handley, Evelyn Dall, George Moon and Felix Aylmer
Sat18/04/202016:55Battle of the V1 (1958)War - Stars Michael Rennie, Patricia Medina & Christopher Lee
Sat18/04/202020:45The Spy Who Came in from the Cold (1965)Drama - Stars Richard Burton, Claire Bloom & Oskar Werner
Sun19/04/202012:35The Court Jester (1956)Musical-Comedy - Stars Danny Kaye, Glynis Johns, Basil Rathbone, Angela Lansbury
Sun19/04/202016:30The Big Noise (1944)Laurel & Hardy
Sun19/04/202018:40Raise the Titanic (1980)Drama
Sun19/04/202021:00Sunday Night at the London Palladium (1974)Featuring Ted Rogers, Sacha Distel, The Drifters, Penny Lane, Nino Frediani, and The Second Generation.
Mon20/04/202012:00Bottoms Up (1960)Comedy - Jimmy Edwards, Arthur Howard and Martita Hunt
Mon20/04/202017:55The Brinks Job (1978)Comedy - Stars Peter Falk, Peter Boyle and Allen Garfield
Tue21/04/202013:35The Man Upstairs (1958)Drama - Stars Bernard Lee & Richard Attenborough
Tue21/04/202022:00The Day Of The Triffids (1962)Sci-fi
Wed22/04/202022:05The Spy Who Came in from the Cold (1965)Drama - Stars Richard Burton, Claire Bloom & Oskar Werner
Thu23/04/202007:45Who Done It (1956)Comedy - Stars Benny Hill, Belinda Lee, David Kossoff
Thu23/04/202009:25Paul Temple's Triumph (1950)
Fri24/04/202022:00Little Fauss and Big Halsy (1970)Comedy-Drama - Stars Robert Redford, Michael J. Pollard, Lauren Hutton, Noah Beery Jr. & Lucille Benson
Sat25/04/202010:55Don't Ever Leave Me (1949)Comedy - Stars Jimmy Hanley, Petula Clark, Linden Travers & Hugh Sinclair.
Sat25/04/202014:10The House In Nightmare Park (1973)Comedy Horror - Stars Frankie Howerd
Sat25/04/202021:10Up the Junction (1967)Drama - Stars Suzy Kendall, Dennis Waterman, Maureen Lipman & Adrienne Posta
Sun26/04/202021:00Sunday Night at the London Palladium (1974)Featuring Mike and Bernie Winters, Clodagh Rodgers, Allan Stewart and The New Dollys.
Sun26/04/202022:00The Property is Condemned (1966)Drama - Stars Natalie Wood, Robert Redford, Kate Reid & Charles Bronson.

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