Saturday, 31st October
Robin’s Nest (1977–81)
Lost Weekend (1979, S4, Ep 3)
- Saturday at 12.30am on Forces TV
Albert wins a weekend away in the Algarve, and with a little scheming turns it into a busman’s holiday for the management.
The Flying Squad (1940)
- Saturday at 7.45am on Talking Pictures TV
A police inspector’s investigation into a smuggling racket is hindered by a woman who blames him for her brother’s death.
Murder Most Foul (1964)
- Saturday at 10.45am on TCM Movies HD
- Saturday at 11.45am on TCM Movies Plus 1
Refusing to return a guilty verdict, juror Miss Marple makes her own murder investigation backstage at a third-rate repertory company.
The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)
- Saturday at 11.10am on Sky Cinema Greats HD
British POWs in Burma are employed by the Japanese to build a bridge; meanwhile British agents seek to destroy it.
Assassin for Hire (1951)
- Saturday at 1pm on London Live
A professional killer is trapped into admitting to a murder he didn’t do.
North to Alaska (1960)
- Saturday at 1.50pm on Sony Movies Action
- Saturday at 2.50pm on Sony Movies Action
In 1900, two successful gold prospectors have woman trouble.
Randall and Hopkirk (Deceased) (1969–71)
It’s Supposed to Be Thicker Than Water (1970, S1, Ep 22)
- Saturday at 2pm on Sony Channel
- Saturday at 3pm on Sony Channel Plus 1
Members of the Crackan clan gather to hear who will be heir to the family fortune, when someone starts to murder them.
A Matter of Choice (1963)
- Saturday at 2.20pm on London Live
Two young men-about-town become accidentally involved with the police and inadvertently expose a wife’s adultery.
The Mummy (1959)
- Saturday at 3pm on horror channel
- Saturday at 4pm on horror channel Plus 1
A mummy brought back to England by archaeologists wakes up and goes on the rampage.
A Good Read
Rebecca Abrams and Matt Ridley
- Saturday at 3.30pm on BBC Radio 4 Extra
Kate Saunders is joined by Matt Ridley and Rebecca Abrams to discuss books by by Elizabeth Taylor, Gerald Durrell and Charles Dickens.
- Saturday at 6.20pm on TCM Movies HD
- Saturday at 7.20pm on TCM Movies Plus 1
An army officer deliberately starts the Balaclava charge to even an old score with Surat Khan, who’s on the other side. 1960s version.
My Dream Dinner Party
Shappi Khorsandi’s Dream Dinner Party
- Saturday at 7.15pm on BBC Radio 4 FM
Shappi Khorsandi hosts a dinner party, interacting with her guests Maya Angelou, Kenny Everett, Richard Burton, Edith Summerskill and Amy Winehouse through archive clips.
BFI Southbank Screenings
- The Innocents (1961)In Victorian times, a spinster governess in a lonely house finds her young charges possessed by evil demons of servants now dead.
Tuesday, 6.10pm, NFT6
Sunday, 8th November, 12.45pm, NFT2
Thursday, 12th November, 8.40pm, NFT6