Talking Pictures TV Today Sunday 19 March 2023

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What’s On Talking Pictures TV
Today Sunday 19 March 2023

A full run down of everything airing on Talking Pictures TV


Romantic musical, starring Tony Martin
1948 – Drama, Crime, Music, Romance

The ruthless leader of a band of thieves manages to evade the clutches of the police in the labyrinthine Casbah of Algiers, until he falls for a beautiful Parisian tourist, and resolves to leave his lair to declare his love. Romantic musical, starring Tony Martin, Peter Lorre, Yvonne de Carlo and Marta Toren. Directed by John Berry

Night Mail II

Documentary film tracking the journey of a delivery train
1987 – Documentary


Thriller, starring Boris Karloff
1936 – Mystery

Movie: Juggernaut - 1987

Home and Away

Comedy, starring Jack Warner
1956 – Drama

The happy lives of two families are torn apart when their respective sons scoop a small fortune playing the football pools, prompting their parents to devise sneaky plots to keep the cash for themselves. Comedy, starring Jack Warner, Thora Hird and Kathleen Harrison

Double Confession

Crime drama, starring Derek Farr
1950 – Crime, Thriller

Movie: Double Confession - 1956

A man visits his ex-wife, only to find she has been murdered. He discovers a connection between her and a gangster, whom he immediately assumes must be the killer. However, as he tries to find evidence, a police inspector is convinced there is a less obvious perpetrator at work. Crime drama, starring Derek Farr, Joan Hopkins, Peter Lorre and William Hartnell

Tom Brown’s Schooldays

Boarding school drama, starring Robert Newton
1951 – Drama

Movie: Tom Brown

Adaptation of Thomas Hughes’ tale following the adventures of a boy and his classmates in a 19th-century boarding school. Drama, starring Robert Newton, John Howard Davies, Diana Wynyard and Hermione Baddeley

Oliver Twist

Charles Dickens’ drama, starring Alec Guinness
1948 – Adventure, Drama, Family

Movie: Oliver Twist - 1951

A runaway orphan becomes involved with a dangerous gang of backstreet thieves and pickpockets led by the elderly crook Fagin, and ends up in peril after a wealthy benefactor tries to save him from a life of crime. Drama, based on Charles Dickens’ novel, starring Alec Guinness, Anthony Newley, John Howard Davies and Robert Newton

The Footage Detectives

Featuring footage of Peter Cushing meeting Laurel and Hardy

The Saint


An ex-convict goes in search of his missing loot – and revenge on Simon

Look at Life

The decline of street salesmen and the growing industry of vending machines

The Snorkel

Thriller, starring Mandy Miller

The Onedin Line


James challenges Fogarty to a race

Grace Quigley

Black comedy, starring Katharine Hepburn

Blood and Wine

Thriller, starring Jack Nicholson and Michael Caine
1996 – Crime, Drama, Thriller

Movie: Blood and Wine - 1984

A burglar’s wife and son tire of his crooked ways and leave, but accidentally take with them a diamond necklace from his latest robbery – and he will stop at nothing to get it back. Thriller, starring Jack Nicholson, Michael Caine, Stephen Dorff, Judy Davis and Jennifer Lopez

The Heritage Chart Show with Mike Read

Songs you love from popular artists, live and on video with the odd interview

Cattle Empire

Western, starring Joel McCrea
1958 – Western

Movie: Cattle Empire -

A trail boss, released from prison after serving five years following a rampage by his men, accepts a job from the community’s leading citizen to head up a cattle drive. However, he still harbours a grudge against his employers and seizes the chance for revenge when a rival cattle baron makes him a tempting offer. Western, starring Joel McCrea, Gloria Talbott, Don Haggerty and Phyllis Coates


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