TV Schedules – What’s On

If you are looking for a good film in the United Kingdom then you need to be watching television channels such as Talking Pictures TV, Horror Channel and Film4. All of these are free to air channels meaning they can be viewed on Freeview. Here our pick of the TV Schedules:

  • Talking Pictures TV available on Sky 328 | Virgin 445 | Freeview 81 | Freesat 306
  • Horror Channel available on Sky | Virgin 149 | Freeview 70 | Freesat 138
  • Film4 available on Sky 313 | Virgin 428 (SD) & 429 (HD) | Freeview 15

What’s On Television – UK TV Schedules

DateTimeFilm / TV SeriesInfo
Fri14/01/202111:55Rebecca (1940)Directed by Alfred Hitchcock and starring Laurence Olivier, Joan Fontaine and George Sanders. A self-conscious bride is tormented by the memory of her husband's dead first wife.
20:00Outer LimitsThe Hundred Days of the Dragon. 1963. Stars Sydney Blackmer, Phillip Pine & Mark Roberts. The President is not who he appears to be and only his daughter can uncover his secret and expose his plans.
21:05I, Monster (1971)Horror. Directed by Stephen Weeks. Stars Peter Cushing, Christopher Lee & Mike Raven. A psychologist invents a drug for his patients, but when he tests it on himself, he becomes an evil doctor.
22:45Haunted House of Horror (1969)Horror. Directed by Michael Armstrong. Stars Frankie Avalon, Dennis Price & Richard O'Sullivan. A group of teens visit an abandoned house rumoured to be haunted.
Sat15/01/202212:00The Night Caller (1965)Sci-fi directed by John Gilling and starring John Saxon, Maurice Denham and Patricia Haines. Aliens need to find mates from another world or they'll become extinct, they start with earth females.
16:25It Always Rains On Sunday (1947)Drama. Director: Robert Hamer. Stars Googie Withers, John McCallum, Jack Warner & Susan Shaw. Rose wants to escape the drudgery of her daily life when an old lover escapes from prison.
22:45Is Paris Burning? (1966)Drama. Director: Rene Clement. Stars: Kirk Douglas, Charles Boyer, Jean-Paul Belmondo, Gert Frobe, Anthony Perkins, Alain Delon. The story of the Allied Resistance and Paris Liberation of 1944.
Sun16/01/202206:00The Strange World Of Planet X (1958)Sci-fi. A British laboratory studying magnetic fields is warned by a cosmic visitor of the dangers in their experiments. Starring Forrest Tucker and Martin Benson.
10:00Brats (1930)Comedy. Director: James Parrott. Stars Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy. Laurel and Hardy play dual roles as little brats who keep them from enjoying their evening of games.
22:05Hombre (1967)Western. Director: Martin Ritt. Stars Paul Newman, Richard Boone, Fredric March & Diane Cilento. People are not so welcoming when John returns to his Arizona home town to collect his inheritance.
Mon17/01/202202:45Captain Kronos The Vampire Hunter (1974)Adventure Horror. Directed by Brian Clemens. Stars Horst Janson, John Carson & Caroline Munro. A master swordsman, former soldier and his assistant go on the hunt for vampires.
10:00Without a Clue (1988)Comedy. Directed by Thom Eberhardt. Stars Michael Caine, Ben Kingsley, & Lysette Anthony. Could the world's greatest detective merely be the fictional creation of Dr Watson.
18:35Mystery Junction (1951)Crime. Director: Michael McCarthy. Stars: Sydney Tafler, Martin Benson & Barbara Murray. Larry Gordon, well-known crime writer, is on a train journey when a scream is heard.
21:00Don't Bother To Knock (1952)Thriller. Directed by Roy Ward Baker Stars Richard Widmark, Marilyn Monroe & Anne Bancroft. A pilot notices the strange behaviour of a troubled young woman hired as a babysitter.
Tue18/01/202218:30The Earth Dies Screaming (1964)Sci-fi - Director: Terence Fisher. Starring: Willard Parker, Virginia Field and Dennis Price. A test pilot is confronted by a ravaged planet on his return to Earth.
Wed19/01/202210:30The Importance of Being Earnest (1952)Comedy. Directed by Anthony Asquith. Stars Michael Redgrave, Richard Wattis & Michael Denison. Algernon discovers that his friend, Ernest has a fictional brother and poses as the brother.
Thu20/01/202212:30Girls! Girls! Girls! (1962)Comedy. Director by Norman Taurog. Stars Elvis Presley, Stella Stevens, Jeremy Slate & Laurel Goodwin. Ross Carpenter wants to buy the boat he built with his father.
14:25Forever Female (1954)Comedy. Directed by Irving Rapper. Stars Ginger Rogers, William Holden, Paul Douglas. A writer sells his play to a Broadway producer who wants to transform it into a vehicle for his ex-wife.
21:00The Bargee (1964)Comedy. Directed by Duncan Wood. Stars Harry H. Corbett, Hugh Griffith & Ronnie Barker. The film charts the course of love of a Casanova who lives and works on the canals, breaking hearts.
Fri21/01/202201:20Death Line (1972)Horror. Director: Gary Sherman. Stars: Donald Pleasence, Norman Rossington and Christopher Lee. Two London students find themselves involved in the case of a missing man.
15:10The Anniversary (1967)Drama. Stars Bette Davis, Sheila Hancock & Jack Hedley. To celebrate her wedding anniversary and it seems the death of her husband, the entire family gathers and has to endure 'Mother'.
20:00Outer LimitsArchitects of Fear. 1963. Stars Robert Culp, Leonard Stone & Martin Wolfson. Concluding that the only way to reunite the world is through a common enemy, a group of scientists create a monster. (SUBTITLES AVAILABLE)
23:40Shatter (1974)Action Drama. Directed by Michael Carreras. Stars Stuart Whitman, Peter Cushing & Lung Ti. An international hitman is hiding out in Hong Kong after completing a contract on an African leader.
Sat22/01/202221:00Only Two Can Play (1962)Comedy. Director: Sidney Gilliat. Stars Peter Sellers, Mai Zetterling, Virginia Maskell & Kenneth Griffith. Due to boredom, John spends his time daydreaming of affairs with attractive women.
Sun23/01/202201:05The Man Who Fell To Earth (1976)1976. Sci-fi. Director: Nicolas Roeg. Stars David Bowie, Rip Torn & Candy Clark. Thomas appears in New York. Despite is frail physical presence, his intellect transcends contemporary human experience
10:25Ask A Policeman (1939)Comedy. Director: Marcel Varnel. Stars: Will Hay, Graham Moffatt and Moore Marriott. Sergeant Samuel Dudfoot and his two constables stage a fabricated crimewave to save their jobs.
22:05And Soon the Darkness (1970)Horror. Directed by Robert Fuest. Stars Pamela Franklin, Michele Dotrice & Sandor Eles. Two young women go cycling in the French countryside, but one goes missing..
Christmas EveThe Holly and the Ivy (1952)Talking Pictures TV10:25
Tales of Beatrix Potter (1971)Talking Pictures TV12:05
To Catch a Thief (1955)
(Cary Grant / Grace Kelly)
A Service For Christmas Eve (1993)Talking Pictures TV13:55
Deck the Halls (2006)
(Matthew Broderick / Danny DeVito
Channel 516:20
North by Northwest (1959)BBC215:20
The SnowmanChannel 417:00
The Snowman and the SnowdogChannel 45:35
Home Alone (1990)Channel 418:00
Shaun the Sheep: The Flight Before ChristmasBBC118:00
Carols from King'sBBC218:15
Father Ted: A Christmassy Ted (1996)More421:00
The Children (2008)Horror Channel21:00
Rita Sue and Bob Too (1986)Talking Pictures TV21:05
A Ghost Story for Christmas: The MezzotintBBC222:30
The Vicar of Dibley
- The Christmas Lunch
Christmas DayWitches In The Woods (2019)Horror Channel00:45
12 days of Christmas (1956)Talking Pictures TV07:40
Good Tidings Of Great Joy (1996)Talking Pictures TV07:50
Christmas Cartoon (1942)Talking Pictures TV11:40
A Christmas Carol (1984)ITV312:35
Scrooge: A Christmas Carol (1951)Talking Pictures TV12:45
White Christmas (1954)Channel 412:55
Carry On Loving (1970)ITV314:40
Mary Poppins Returns (2018)BBC115:10
Santa Claus: The Movie (1985)ITV15:10
Father ChristmasChannel 415:20
The SnowmanChannel 415:55
The Snowman and the SnowdogChannel 416:30
Home Alone 2: Lost In New York (1992)Channel 417:15
Carry On Behind (1975)ITV318:30
Lavender Hill Mob (1951)Talking Pictures TV18:35
The Italian Job (1969)ITV418:55
The Morecambe And Wise Christmas Show 1971BBC219:00
Terry Pratchett's the Abominable Snow BabyChannel 419:30
The Morecambe And Wise Show 1970 - The Lost TapeBBC219:45
John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum (2019)Film421:00
Steptoe and Son Ride Again (1973)Talking Pictures TV21:15
Mrs Brown's Boys Christmas SpecialBBC122:20
The Inbetweeners Movie (2011)E422:20
Tales From The LodgeHorror Channel23:00
Water (1985)Talking Pictures TV23:15
American Gangster (2007)
(Denzel Washington, Russell Crowe)
Boxing DayShaun the Sheep Movie (2015)BBC110:10
Notorious (1946)Talking Pictures TV01:15
Beyond Christmas (1940)Talking Pictures TV10:15
Singin' in the Rain (1952)BBC212:40
Stephen King's The StandHorror Channel13:00-20:15
Carry On Girls (1973)ITV313:25
Some Like It Hot (1959)BBC214:20
Carry On Again Doctor (1969)ITV315:05
Crocodille Dundee (1986)Channel 416:00
Paddington (2014)BBC116:20
Carry On Don't Lose Your Head (1966)ITV316:45
The Two Ronnies at Christmas 1987BBC217:20
Around the World in 80 Days
(David Tennant)
Carry On Matron (1972)ITV318:30
Daleks - Invasion Earth 2150 (1966)Talking Pictures TV19:15
Dirty Dancing (1987)Channel 520:00
Carry On Up the Khyber (1968)ITV320:15
Mission Impossible - Fallout (2018)Film421:00
Billy Connolly: My Absolute PleasureITV21:30
The Inbetweeners 2 (2014)E422:30
The Likely Lads (1976)Talking Pictures TV23:55

Talking Pictures specialise in showing older vintage material with many black and white films along with films into the 1970/80’s. If for instance you love the likes of Laurel and Hardy, Will Hay, Alfred Hitchcock then this is most definitely the channel for you. The good news continues as they add different films into the mix each month so you are not just watching the same films or TV series over and over again, UK Gold take note!

The Horror Channel shows a good mix of old and new horror/sci-fi films and also have network premieres every month to keep things fresh.

Film4 is a more general film channel which shows films from all genres. It has themed seasons such as Frightfest in which they show horror movies each night over a few weeks.

Meanwhile we always like to select our must see choices from all of the TV channels over the Christmas period.

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