Inspector Calls

Spotlight On: Talking Pictures TV

We love a good throwback movie, so we've compiled a list of our favourite picks releasing on Talking Pictures TV this month! Travel back in time to 1948 all the way through to 1977 with a myriad of classics, all at the touch of a button!

Trouble In Store
Wednesday 4th March, 7.15pm

Another comedy coming your way, this time starring the likes of Norman Wisdom, Moira Lister and Margaret Rutherford. When a stock boy realises he wants more than what his role is currently offering, he takes measures into his own hands to ensure he is promoted to be the designer of display windows, no matter the risks involved.

Trouble in Store

Bond Street
Thursday 5th March, 4.35pm

Directed by Gordon Parry, this drama follows the four hidden stories behind four items purchased in Bond Street for a certain bride's wedding day. Starring Jean Kent, Roland Young and Kathleen Harrison. 

Bond Street

An Inspector Calls
Friday 6th March, 2.30pm

Based on the classic play written by J. B. Priestley, An Inspector Calls follows the Birling family and their fine fortune. But when their perfect setting is interrupted by Inspector Poole, he links each of them to working class girl Eva Smith who recently committed suicide. Can he uncover the truth of the incident? 

Inspector Calls

The Uncanny
Friday 6th March, 10pm

Unsettling, unnerving and uncanny, this horror trilogy directed by Denis Héroux stars Peter Cushing, Ray Milland and Joan Greenwood. Narrated by an author who believes that cats are conspiring to replace the human race, follow three bizarre tales of feline terror this March with The Uncanny. 

The Uncanny

Peeping Tom
Monday 9th March, 10pm

The classic slasher movie Peeping Tom starring Moira Shearer and Karlheinz Böhm follows Mark Lewis, a psychologically ill filmmaker that murders women in cold blood, and to make matters worse, records their dying moments. The woman who lives next door discovers one of these 'home movies' after her suspicions increase, but has she just involuntarily made herself his next victim? 

Peeping Tom

The Blue Lamp
Tuesday 17th March, 7.15pm

New to the force, Andy Mitchell teams up with long-term cop George Dixon for the night shift, when criminals Tom Riley (Dirk Bogarde) and Spud (Patric Doonan) rob a local movie theatre. When George is wounded in an attempt to stop the criminals, Andy is forced to take control of the situation and restore honour to his partner. 

The Blue Lamp

In the Doghouse
Wednesday 18th March, 3.30pm

When a vet is finally given the opportunity to set up a shop in a poor neighbourhood in London, he comes into conflict with another vet who's only interest in the business is to make fast cash. But when Jimmy (Leslie Philips) realises there's more to his rival than meets the eye, he sets off to uncover the truth and expose him for who he really is. 

In The Doghouse

The Legend of Hell House
Friday 20th March, 10pm

Brace yourselves for another classic horror, this time directed by John Hough, starring Roddy McDowall and Gayle Hunnicutt, where a psychiatrist and his wife take mediums into a house which just so happens to be haunted by the victims of a serial killer...

The Legend of Hell House

Five Golden Dragons
Sunday 22nd March 12.20pm

Christopher Lee stars in action movie Five Gold Dragons, with Robert Cummings starring in his last ever feature film as an American playboy living in Hong Kong. He finds himself caught up in the action of an international criminal gold trafficking secret society syndicate with Magda (Margaret Lee). 

Five Golden Dragons

Oliver Twist
Sunday 22nd March 6.40pm

The classic tale from Charles Dickens's second novel sees little Oliver, an orphaned boy in London, sold into an apprenticeship with an undertaker. But after making his escape, he joins a household of young boys and meets the Artful Dodger, who's part of a gang that have been trained to steal for their master, the elderly criminal Fagin.  

Oliver Twist