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

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.

What’s On Television – UK TV Schedules

Day
DateTimeFilm / TV SeriesInfo
Wed08/01/202004:45The Flying Deuces (1939)Laurel & Hardy
Wed08/01/202011:30Crooks Anonymous (1962)Comedy - Stars Leslie Phillips, Stanley Baxter & Wilfrid Hyde-White
Wed08/01/202013:15On the Fiddle (1961)Comedy - Stars Alfred Lynch, Sean Connery & Cecil Parker
Wed08/01/202015:15It Should Happen To You (1954)Comedy - Stars Judy Holliday, Peter Lawford & Jack Lemmon
Wed08/01/202017:00They Came From Beyond Space (1967)Sci-fi
Thu09/01/202014:30I Didn't Do It (1945)Comedy - Stars George Formby, Billy Caryll, Hilda Mundy & Wally Patch
Thu09/01/202000:00Psyche 59 (1964)Drama
Fri10/01/202014:30Notorious (1946)Directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Stars Cary Grant, Ingrid Bergman & Claude Rains
Fri10/01/202021:00HazellTV Series
Fri10/01/202022:00Horror of Frankenstein (1971)Hammer Horror - Stars Ralph Bates
Fri10/01/202000:00Dracula: Prince of Darkness (1966)Hammer Horror - Stars Christopher Lee, Barbara Shelley & Andrew Keir
Sat11/01/202012:00No Kidding (1960)Comedy - Leslie Phillips, Geraldine Mcewan, Julia Lockwood, Noel Purcell & Irene Handl
Sat11/01/202013:40The Teckman Mystery (1954)Drama - Stars Margaret Leighton, John Justin & Roland Culver
Sat11/01/202015:30CatweazleTV Series
Sat11/01/202016:00Warlords of Atlantis (1978)Adventure - Stars Doug McClure, Peter Gilmore & Cyd Charisse
Sat11/01/202018:00They Came From Beyond Space (1967)Sci-fi
Sat11/01/202021:30The Medusa Touch (1978)Horror - Stars Richard Burton, Lee Remick & Lino Ventura
Sat11/01/202023:40The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)Stars Tim Curry, Susan Sarandon & Barry Bostwick
Sun12/01/202007:20Oh, Mr Porter! (1937)Comedy - Stars Will Hay, Graham Moffatt & Moore Marriott
Sun12/01/202009:25You Must Be Joking (1965)Comedy - Stars Michael Callan, Denholm Elliot, Terry-Thomas & James Robertson Justice
Sun12/01/202015:30CatweazleTV Series
Sun12/01/202016:00Vote for Huggett (1949)Comedy - Stars Jack Warner, Kathleen Harrison, Susan Shaw, Petula Clark, Diana Dors
Sun12/01/202018:00Get Some In!TV Series
Sun12/01/202018:30Tell Me AnotherTV Series
Sun12/01/202019:10Up The Chastity Belt (1971)Stars Frankie Howerd, Eartha Kitt, Anna Quayle
Sun12/01/202021:00Mystery and ImaginationTV Series - The Curse of the Mummy
Sun12/01/202022:50The Beauty Jungle (1964)Comedy - Stars Janette Scott, Ian Hendry, Edmund Purdom & Sid James
Mon13/01/202011:30The Old Dark House (1963)Comedy. Directed by William Castle. Stars Fenella Fielding, Tom Poston, Robert Morley & Janette Scott
Mon13/01/202015:20Cash on Demand (1961)Drama - Stars Peter Cushing, Andre Morell & Richard Vernon
Mon13/01/202021:00Special BranchTV Series
Tue14/01/202022:00Nowhere to Run (1978)Drama - Stars David Janssen, Stefanie Powers, Linda Evans & Allen Garfield
Tue14/01/202000:00Man in the Middle (1964)Drama - Stars Robert Mitchum, France Nuyen & Barry Sullivan
Wed15/01/202007:25The Love Lottery (1954)Comedy - Stars David Niven, Peggy Cummins and Herbert Lom
Wed15/01/202009:10The Games (1970)Drama - Directed Michael Winner. Stars Michael Crawford, Ryan O'Neal, Jeremy Kemp & Charles Aznavour
Wed15/01/202014:55Magic Town (1947)Comedy - James Stewart, Jane Wyman & Kent Smith
Wed15/01/202018:55Kind Hearts & Coronets (1949)Comedy - Stars Alec Guinness, Dennis Price & Valerie Hobson
Thu16/01/202018:50Malta Story (1953)War - Stars Alec Guinness, Jack Hawkins, Muriel Pavlow, Anthony Steel & Flora Robson
Thu16/01/202022:00They Were Sisters (1945)Drama - Stars Phyllis Calvert, James Mason, Hugh Sinclair, Anne Crawford & Dulcie Gray
Fri17/01/202021:00HazellTV Series
Fri17/01/202023:50The Mind Of Mr Soames (1970)Drama - Stars Terence Stamp, Robert Vaughn & Nigel Davenport
Sat18/01/202008:00Target Earth (1954)Sci-fi
Sat18/01/202009:50The Terrornauts (1967)Sci-fi
Sat18/01/202012:00On the Night of the Fire (1939)Drama - Stars Ralph Richardson, Diana Wynyard & Romney Bren
Sat18/01/202014:10The Flying Deuces (1939)Laurel & Hardy
Sat18/01/202015:30CatweazleTV Series
Sat18/01/202019:25The October Man (1947)Crime Drama - Stars John Mills, Edward Chapman, Joan Greenwood
Sat18/01/202023:25The Comedy Man (1964)Drama - Stars Kenneth More, Cecil Parker & Dennis Price. Charles Byrd
Sat18/01/202001:15The Deadly Affair (1966)Thriller - Directed by Sidney Lumet Stars James Mason, Simone Signoret
Sun19/01/202010:40The Ghost of St. Michael's (1941)Comedy - Stars Will Hay, Claude Hulbert, Felix Aylmer
Sun19/01/202012:20A Run For Your Money (1949)Comedy - Stars Alec Guinness, Donald Houston, Moira Lister & Hugh Griffith
Sun19/01/202015:30CatweazleTV Series
Sun19/01/202018:00Get Some In!TV Series
Mon20/01/202009:10Sparrows Can't Sing (1963)Comedy - Stars James Booth, Barbara Windsor & Roy Kinnear
Mon20/01/202013:30The Square Peg (1958)Comedy - Stars Norman Wisdom, Edward Chapman, Honor Blackman & Hattie Jacques
Mon20/01/202021:00Special BranchTV Series
Mon20/01/202022:00Hell Drivers (1957)Drama - Stars Stanley Baker, David McCallum, Sid James and Sean Connery
Tue21/01/202009:30Doublecross (1955)Drama - Stars Donald Houston, Fay Compton, William Hartnell
Tue21/01/202015:30Sleeping Tiger (1954)Drama - Stars Dirk Bogarde, Alexis Smith & Alexander Knox
Wed22/01/202022:05Personal Services (1987)Comedy - Directed by Terry Jones. Stars Julie Walters, Alec McCowen, Shirley Stelfox
Thu23/01/202011:55The Pickwick Papers (1952)Comedy - Stars James Hayter, Nigel Patrick, Kathleen Harrison & Harry Fowler
Thu23/01/202000:00Silkwood (1983)Drama - Stars Meryl Streep, Cher, Kurt Russell & Craig T Nelson
Fri24/01/202011:40Heavens Above! (1963)Comedy - Stars Peter Sellers, Ian Carmichael, Cecil Parker & Eric Sykes
Fri24/01/202021:00HazellTV Series
Fri24/01/202022:00Sewers of Gold (1979)Crime Thriller - Stars Ian McShane, Christopher Matthew & Warren Clarke
Sat25/01/202006:55The Frightened Man (1952)Crime Drama. Directed by John Gilling. Starring Dermot Walsh, Barbara Murray & Thora Hird
Sat25/01/202008:20The Ghost Train (1941)Comedy Horror - Stars Arthur Askey, Richard Murdoch & Kathleen Harrison
Sat25/01/202015:30CatweazleTV Series
Sat25/01/202022:20Town on Trial (1957)Drama - Directed by John Guillermin. Stars John Mills, Charles Coburn, Derek Farr & Barbara Bates
Sun26/01/202007:15Secret Mission (1942)War - Stars James Mason, Michael Wilding, Carla Lehmann & Hugh Williams
Sun26/01/202009:10The Iron Maiden (1962)Comedy - Stars Michael Craig & Joan Sims
Sun26/01/202011:15I See a Dark Stranger (1946)War - Stars Deborah Kerr, Trevor Howard, Raymond Huntley
Sun26/01/202013:35The Wrong Arm Of the Law (1963)Comedy - Stars Peter Sellers, Lionel Jeffries, Bernard Cribbins & Nanette Newman
Sun26/01/202015:30CatweazleTV Series
Sun26/01/202018:00Get Some In!TV Series
Sun26/01/202022:00Nothing But the Night (1972)Mystery - Stars Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Diana Dors
Mon27/01/202008:30Odd Man Out (1947)Thriller - Stars Robert Newton, James Mason, Fay Compton & William Hartnell
Mon27/01/202011:30Bell Bottom George (1944)Drama - Stars George Formby, Anne Firth & Reginald Purdell
Mon27/01/202018:25Rebecca (1940)Mystery - Directed by Alfred Hitchcock, Stars Laurence Olivier, Joan Fontanie & George Sanders
Mon27/01/202021:00Special BranchTV Series
Tue28/01/202013:20Follow A Star (1959)Comedy - Stars Norman Wisdom, June Laverick, Fenella Fielding
Tue28/01/202015:30Raise the Titanic (1980)Drama - Stars Jason Robards, Richard Jordan, David Selby, Anne Archer & Alec Guinness
Tue28/01/202017:50The Monkey's Paw (1948)Horror - Stars Michael Martin-Harvey, Sydney Tafler & Alfie Bass
Tue28/01/202022:00The Big Gamble (1961)Comedy - Stars Stephen Boyd, Juliette Greco, David Wayne & Sybil Thorndike
Wed29/01/202013:10The Shiralee (1957)Drama - Stars Peter Finch, Dana Wilson, Elizabeth Sellars & Sid James
Wed29/01/202018:50Hell Drivers (1957)Drama - Stars Stanley Baker, David McCallum, Sid James and Sean Connery
Thu30/01/202014:45The Devil & Daniel Webster (1941)Drama - Stars James Craig as Jabez Stone
Fri31/01/202008:25The Ghost Camera (1933)Crime Drama
Fri31/01/202009:45Night Was Our Friend (1951)Crime Drama
Fri31/01/202011:45Spellbound (1945)Drama - Directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Stars Ingrid Bergman, Gregory Peck & Michael Chekhov
Fri31/01/202019:00Crooks In Cloisters (1964)Comedy - Stars Barbara Windsor, Bernard Cribbins & Melvyn Hayes
Fri31/01/202021:00HazellTV Series
Fri31/01/202022:00Blood From The Mummy's Tomb (1971)Horror - Stars Andrew Keir, Valerie Leon, James Villiers
Fri31/01/202023:50A Man Called Sledge (1970)Western - Stars James Garner, Dennis Weaver, Claude Akins
Sat01/02/202008:55Demobbed (1944)Comedy - Stars Norman Evans, Nat Jackley and Dan Young
Sat01/02/202012:20Devil Girl From Mars (1954)Sci-fi
Sat01/02/202017:30A Canterbury Tale (1944)War - Stars Eric Portman, Shelia Sim, Dennis Price
Sat01/02/202020:05Nor the Moon By Night (1958)Adventure - Stars Michael Craig, Belinda Lee, Patrick McGoohan
Sat01/02/202022:05And Soon the Darkness (1970)Horror - Stars Pamela Franklin, Michele Dotrice & Sandor Eles
Sun02/02/202007:40The Stranger (1946)Directed by Orson Welle - Stars Orson Welles, Edward G. Robinson & Loretta Young
Sun02/02/202016:00Rockets Galore (1958)Comedy - Stars Jeannie Carson, Donald Sinden, Roland Culver
Sun02/02/202018:00Get Some In!TV Series
Sun02/02/202018:30Tell Me AnotherTV Series
Sun02/02/202022:00True As A Turtle (1957)Comedy - Stars John Gregson, Cecil Parker, June Thorburn
Sun02/02/202000:00What A Crazy World (1963)Musical - Stars Joe Brown, Susan Maughan, Harry H Corbett & Marty Wilde
Day
DateTimeFilm / TV SeriesInfo
16/12/201921:00Howl (2015)FilmShauna Macdonald
22:50Joy Ride (2001)FilmPaul Walker, Steve Zahn, Leelee Sobieski
00:45The Pact (2012)FilmCaity Lotz, Casper Van Dien, Mark Steger
02:30Phantasm (1979)FilmDirector: Don Coscarelli, Stars Michael Baldwin, Reggie Bannister, Bill Thornbury, Kathy Lester & Angus Scrimm
17/12/201921:00Pay The Ghost (2015)FilmNicolas Cage, Sarah Wayne Callies, Veronica Ferres
01:00Night Of The Living Dead (1990)FilmDirector: Tom Savini
18/12/201921:00The Burb's (1989)FilmTom Hanks, Bruce Dern, Carrie Fisher
19/12/201923:05Hatchet (2006)FilmJoel David Moore, Tamara Feldman, Mercedes McNab, Deon Richmond, Kane Hodder, Robert Englund, Tony Todd
02:30The Vatican Tapes (2015)FilmOlivia Dudley, Michael Peña, Dougray Scott
20/12/201922:55Patchwork (2015)FilmTory Stolper, Tracey Fairaway, Maria Blasucci
21/12/201921:00Ultraviolet (2006)FilmMilla Jovovich
22/12/201918:35Starman (1984)FilmDirected by John Carpenter, Stars Jeff Bridges, Karen Allen
21:00The Colony (2013)FilmKevin Zegers, Laurence Fishburne, Bill Paxton, Charlotte Sullivan
23/12/201921:00The Thing (1982)FilmSci-fi Horror - Directed by John Carpenter, Stars Kurt Russell
24/12/201921:00Child's Play 2 (1990)FilmAlex Vincent, Jenny Agutter, Gerrit Graham
22:40Child's Play 3 (1991)FilmBrad Dourif, Justin Whalin, Perrey Reeves
00:25P2 (2007)FilmWes Bentley, Rachel Nichols, Miranda Edwards
25/12/201921:00A Christmas Horror Story (2015)FilmWilliam Shatner, George Buza, Rob Archer
23:00Dracula (1958)FilmChristopher Lee
00:35The Curse Of Frankenstein (1957)FilmPeter Cushing
26/12/201921:00The 6th Day (2000)FilmArnold Schwarzenegger
23:20Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation (1994)FilmRenée Zellweger, Matthew McConaughey, Robert Jacks
DayDateTimeFilm / TV SeriesInfo
Christmas Eve24/12/201921:00Die Hard 2 (1990)Bruce Willis
Christmas Eve24/12/201901:10Creepshow (1981)Stephen King / George A Romero
Christmas Day25/12/201914:25Turner & Hooch (1989)Comedy - Tom Hanks
Christmas Day25/12/201918:15Independence Day (1996)Sci-fi - Will Smith
Christmas Day25/12/201921:00Deadpool (2016)Ryan Reynolds
Christmas Day25/12/201923:10Midnight Run (1988)Robert De Niro
Christmas Day25/12/201901:45Candyman (1992)Horror - Virginia Madsen
Boxing Day26/12/201916:20Night at the Museum (2006)Ben Stiller
Boxing Day26/12/201918:35Cowboys & Aliens (2011)Daniel Craig / Harrison Ford
Boxing Day26/12/201921:00Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets (2017)Sci-fi
Boxing Day26/12/201923:40Lucy (2014)Sci-fi - Scarlett Johansson / Morgan Freeman
Boxing Day26/12/201901:25The Fly (1986)Sci-fi Horror - Jeff Goldblum
DayNameChannelTime
Christmas EveHome For Christmas (1990)Talking Pictures TV09:00
Scrooge (1935) (Seymour Hicks)Talking Pictures TV11:35
Toy Story 3 (2010)BBC113:25
A Christmas Carol (1984)Channel 413:10
Death On The Nile (1978)BBC213:45
Santa Claus: The Movie (1985)ITV14:40
Frozen (2013)BBC115:00
Father ChristmasChannel 415:15
The SnowmanChannel 415:50
The Snowman and the SnowdogChannel 416:20
Elf (2003)ITV17:15
Home Alone (1990)Channel 417:30
The Morecambe and Wise Show: The Lost TapesBBC218:20
Oliver Twist (1948)Talking Pictures TV18:40
Child's Play 2 (1990)Horror21:00
Martin's Close - Ghost StoryBBC422:00
Not Going Out Christmas SpecialBBC122:00
The Lovers! (1973) (Richard Beckinsale, Paula Wilcox)Talking Pictures TV22:00
Child's Play 3 (1991)Horror22:40
P2 (2007)Horror00:25
Dr Terror's House Of Horrors (1965)Horror02:25
Christmas DayRising Damp Christmas SpecialITV307:35
Carry On Abroad (1972)ITV310:25
Father ChristmasChannel 412:15
The SnowmanChannel 412:45
Moana (2016)BBC112:55
Scrooge (1951) (Alastair Sim)Channel 513:25
Scrooge (1970) (Albert Finney)BBC214:30
Finding Dory (2016)BBC115:10
The Snowman and the SnowdogChannel 413:20
Back to the Future (1985)Channel 414:35
Genevieve (1953)Talking Pictures TV15:30
Scrooge (1951) (Alastair Sim)Talking Pictures TV17:15
Carry On Camping (1968)ITV317:30
Uncle Buck (1989)ITV218:00
The Morecambe and Wise Christmas ShowBBC219:00
Gavin & Stacey Christmas SpecialBBC120:30
A Christmas Horror Story (2015)Horror21:00
The Two Ronnies: The Unseen SketchesChannel 521:30
Are You Being Served? (1977)Talking Pictures TV22:05
Mrs Brown's Boys Christmas SpecialBBC122:30
Carry On Girls (1973)ITV322:50
Dracula (1958)Horror23:00
The Curse Of Frankenstein (1957)Horror00:35
Boxing DayUnearthly Stranger (1963) (Sci-fi)Talking Pictures TV09:25
The Flying Deuces (1939) (Laurel & Hardy)Talking Pictures TV11:30
Wyatt Earp (1994)Channel 512:55
Guys and Dolls (1955)BBC213:05
The Boss Baby (2017)BBC113:50
Hobson's Choice (1954)Talking Pictures TV14:30
The Jungle Book (2016)BBC115:45
I'm All Right Jack (1959)Talking Pictures TV16:40
Cool Runnings (1993)Channel 517:15
Porridge (1979) (Film)BBC217:30
Worzel Gummidge (New)BBC118:20
Paddington 2 (2017)BBC119:20
Skyfall (2012)ITV20:30
Susan Hill's Ghost StoryChannel 521:00
The 6th Day (2000)Horror21:00
Father Ted Christmas Special (1996)More422:00
Jack The Ripper Part 1 of 2. (1988)Talking Pictures TV22:00
The Woman In Black (2012)Channel 522:55
The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)Channel 423:05
Lucy (2014)Film423:40
The Big Job (1965)Talking Pictures TV00:00


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