What’s On

Thursday, 15th April

Smashing Time (1967)
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  • Thursday at 1.05am on Talking Pictures TV
Two north country girls have farcical adventures in swinging London, including paint squirting and pie throwing.

The Warner Saga

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  • Thursday at 3am on Sky Arts HD
Documentary about the careers of Albert, Sam, Harry and Jack Warner, four sons of Polish immigrants who travelled to America, and played key roles in the development of Hollywood’s studio system.

The Ladykillers (1955)
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  • Thursday at 3am on Sky Cinema Greats HD
An old lady takes in a sinister lodger, who with his four friends commits a robbery. When she finds out, they plot to kill her, but are hoist with their own petards.

From Here to Eternity (1953)
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  • Thursday at 5.20am on Sky Cinema Select HD
Life in a Honolulu barracks at the time of Pearl Harbor.

A Case for Dr Morelle (1957)
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The Blackmailer (1957, Ep 5)
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  • Thursday at 6am on BBC Radio 4 Extra
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  • Thursday at 1pm on BBC Radio 4 Extra
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  • Thursday at 8pm on BBC Radio 4 Extra
Dr Morelle probes the dealings of a mysterious Spanish count.

The Hasty Heart (1949)
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  • Thursday at 6.15am on Talking Pictures TV
At an army hospital in Burma, attitudes to an arrogant young Scot change when it is learned that he has only a few weeks to live.

Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949)
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  • Thursday at 8.15am on Sky Cinema Greats HD
An impecunious heir eliminates eight D’Ascoynes who stand between him and the family fortune.

Agatha Christie’s Miss Marple (1984–92)
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The Murder at the Vicarage (1986, S2, Ep 5)
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  • Thursday at 9am on Alibi HD
Faced with two false confessions and numerous suspects after a despised civil magistrate is found shot in the local vicarage, Detective Inspector Slack reluctantly accepts help from Miss Marple.

Tales of the Unexpected (1979–88)
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  • Thursday at 9.30am on Sky Arts HD
A neurotic woman with a fear of not being punctual is tormented by her husband on a troubled trip to America.

Captain Boycott (1947)
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  • Thursday at 10.30am on Talking Pictures TV
In 1880, poor Irish farmers rebel against their tyrannical English landlords.

King Rat (1965)
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  • Thursday at 10.30am on Sony Movies Action
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  • Thursday at 11.30am on Sony Movies Action
In Singapore’s Changi Gaol during World War II, an American corporal lives more comfortably than the other prisoners by shabby dealings with the camp guards.

Angels One Five (1952)
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  • Thursday at 2.15pm on London Live
A slice of life in an RAF fighter station during the Battle of Britain.

Bitter Victory (1957)
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  • Thursday at 3pm on Sony Movies Action
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  • Thursday at 4pm on Sony Movies Action
Two officers sent on a document raid in Libya during World War II become poor soldiers because one suspects the other of an affair with his wife.

Doctor in the House (1954)
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  • Thursday at 4.15pm on London Live
Amorous and other misadventures of medical students at St Swithin’s Hospital.

Georgy Girl (1966)
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  • Thursday at 4.45pm on Sony Movies Classic
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  • Thursday at 5.45pm on Sony Movies Classic
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  • Thursday at 5.45pm on Sony Movies Classic Plus 1
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  • Thursday at 6.45pm on Sony Movies Classic Plus 1
An unattractive girl is fancied by her middle-aged employer, but escapes to look after the illegitimate baby of her ungrateful friend.

Tales of the Unexpected (1979–88)
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Galloping Foxley (1980, S2)
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  • Thursday at 5.30pm on Sky Arts HD
A man on a train journey is convinced that the passenger seated opposite him is a bully from his schooldays.

The Running Man (1963)
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  • Thursday at 6.50pm on Sony Movies Classic
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  • Thursday at 7.50pm on Sony Movies Classic
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  • Thursday at 7.50pm on Sony Movies Classic Plus 1
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  • Thursday at 8.50pm on Sony Movies Classic Plus 1
A private airline pilot fakes an accident and disappears, leaving his wife to collect the insurance money and meet him in Spain.

Hollywood Couples
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  • Thursday at 9pm on Sky Arts HD
The relationship between Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton, who began an affair during the filming of Cleopatra and ended up marrying twice.

Lady Caroline Lamb (1972)
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  • Thursday at 9pm on Talking Pictures TV
In 1805, impulsive Lady Caroline Ponsonby marries William Lamb, later Lord Melbourne, and then disgraces him by her wildness.

The World at War (1973–74)
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Japan (1974, Ep 22)
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  • Thursday at 10pm on Yesterday
Japan’s society and culture during wartime, and how life is transformed as the country gradually becomes aware of increasingly catastrophic setbacks including the Doolittle raid, defeat at Midway and the relentless bombing of Japanese cities.

The World at War (1973–74)
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Pacific (1974, Ep 23)
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  • Thursday at 11pm on Yesterday
The successive and increasingly bloody land battles on tiny islands in the expansive Pacific, aimed towards the Japanese heartland. Following the bombing of Darwin the over-extended Japanese are progressively turned back.