Topic: Talking Pictures

On a rare foray into the medium of televisual entertainment --ie I rarely watch the fucker, stumbled across this gem of a channel. Talking Pictures on Freeview channel 81. Loads of old British B movies from the 40s, 50s and 60s, American series, comedies, all the sort of stuff that used to be on in summer holidays or afternoons off school. Comedy day today, Sid James, Terry Thomas, Peter Sellers, all sorts. They have a website with the schedule on, check it out. Right up my strasse.

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Cops and Robbers day on Monday. Two Way Stretch at 0600. Get on it.

http://talkingpicturestv.co.uk/schedule/

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Looks a good channel that.

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Barely watch TV these days, this however...

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Peter Sellers day today.

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Had Whistle Down The Wind on a couple of weeks ago. Watched it last night, remember seeing it as a kid. Lovely, atmospheric, poignant film. That bit at the end when Alan Bates is getting searched and standing with his arms out like he's being crucified is genius.

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On again on Saturday night, 9.30.

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"ya rotten cows".

Who do you think you are, Bremner?

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Aye.

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Taste Of Honey's on tonight.

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That Hell Drivers on Tuesday sounds good.  Is David McCallum immortal?  He has been making films for 60 years.

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The Loneliness Of The Long Distance Runner tonight. If you like running and/or loneliness.

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The Loneliness Of The Long Distance Runner tonight. If you like running and/or loneliness.

...or long distances?

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Wrong Arm of The Law tonight at 10. Peter Sellers and Lionel Jeffries. I'm in.

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And Nanette Newman. She's bloody gorgeous in that film.

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fulmine wrote:

And Nanette Newman. She's bloody gorgeous in that film.

'Man at the Top' she got her kit off

Although,  allegedly,  she used a body double - squeaky clean as always

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PHWOOAR.

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fulmine wrote:

And Nanette Newman. She's bloody gorgeous in that film.

She was indeed, fit as..

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Think she once did a commercial for washing up liquid.

Which was quite enough for me at the age I then was.  And, I must add, is more than enough for me at the age I am now.

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Saturday Night and Sunday Morning's on tonight. Aptly at midnight so spans all the title.

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Saturday Night and Sunday Morning's on tonight. Aptly at midnight so spans all the title.


Excellent scheduling.  What channel?

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See thread title.

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D'oh.

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