Talking Pictures TV Today Monday 9 January 2023

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Today Monday 9 January 2023

A full run down of everything airing on Talking Pictures TV

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The recruits prepare for their final exams

The Blind Goddess

Drama, starring Eric Portman

Turn of Fate


A writer is forced at gunpoint to write the story of a perfect crime

Unpublished Story

Drama, starring Richard Greene
1942 – Drama, War

Two reporters find their lives in danger when they investigate a pacifist organisation which turns out to be a cover for a Nazi group. Wartime drama, starring Richard Greene, Valerie Hobson, Basil Radford and Roland Culver

Only Two Can Play

Comedy, starring Peter Sellers
1962 – Comedy, Drama

A small-town librarian foolishly embarks on an affair with a local councillor’s wife. His depressed wife soon reveals her own unfaithful streak, as she flirts with a local poet. Comedy based on the novel That Uncertain Feeling by Kingsley Amis, starring Peter Sellers, Mai Zetterling, Virginia Maskell and Richard Attenborough

Baby the Rain Must Fall

Drama, starring Steve McQueen

A newly released ex-con returns to the bosom of his family, intent on going straight, but the pressures and temptations of everyday life soon become too much for him to bear. Drama, starring Lee Remick, Steve McQueen, Don Murray and Josephine Hutchinson

Crown Court


First episode of the classic courtroom drama anthology series

First episode of the classic courtroom drama anthology series. Each case plays out over three episodes, with a jury of members of the public deciding the verdict. The first case is of a man who died during brain surgery, and whose widow is suing the hospital for neglect

Harriet Craig

Drama, starring Joan Crawford
1950 – Drama

Movie: Harriet Craig -

A selfish, meticulous housewife cares far more about her house and possessions than she does about the people in her life – including her husband, whom she routinely deceives and manipulates. However, her meddling in her cousin’s love life has disastrous consequences. Drama, starring Joan Crawford, Wendell Corey and Allyn Joslyn

The London Nobody Knows

James Mason explores the capital

The Footage Detectives

Featuring footage of weddings in the 1950s and 1960s

In Suspicious Circumstances

An abused woman accused of murder

Edward Woodward presents dramatisations of two true-life crime stories. The case of an amorous doctor who loved one woman too many in pre-war Southport and an accused woman convicted of murder. Dudley Sutton, Geraldine James and Julia Ford star.

The Main Chance


A client wants to thwart a local councillor’s plans

The Nanny

Hammer thriller, starring Bette Davis
1965 – Drama, Thriller

Movie: The Nanny -

A mysterious woman takes a job as nanny to a 10-year-old boy who believes she is a murderess – with good reason. Hammer thriller, starring Bette Davis, William Dix, Wendy Craig, Maurice Denham and Pamela Franklin

Look at Life

How cinema has evolved in terms of comfort and types of film

Secret Army


Two Russians insist on being smuggled to England

The Bed Sitting Room

Surreal comedy, starring Spike Milligan
1969 – Comedy, Science Fiction

Movie: The Bed Sitting Room -

A handful of bizarre characters struggle with the remnants of their lives in a post-nuclear-holocaust Britain. Surreal comedy, based on the play by Spike Milligan, who also stars. With Ralph Richardson, Rita Tushingham, Michael Hordern, Peter Cook and Dudley Moore

Genghis Khan

Historical adventure, starring Omar Sharif
1965 – History

Movie: Genghis Khan - 1969

The story of the legendary Mongol chieftain who rose from captive slave boy to become one of history’s most powerful and influential military leaders, uniting nomadic hordes into a nation and conquering Asia and the west. Historical adventure, starring Omar Sharif, James Mason, Stephen Boyd, Telly Savalas, Eli Wallach and Robert Morley


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