Talking Pictures TV Podcast

Talking Pictures TV Podcast

By Daniel, Mel and Scott

The official Talking Pictures TV Podcast, hosted by Mel, Daniel and Scott and featuring reviews, recommendations, interviews, special guests and fascinating insights into the stars and creatives who've turned Talking Pictures TV into the biggest independent TV channel in Great Britain! Follow the show at @tptvpodcast

Episodes

March 2024

Welcome to the latest edition of the Talking Pictures TV podcast  The show which is made possible by you, the viewers of Talking Pictures TV, the nation’s favourite archive tv This week we’ve got hidden Nazi treasure and Helen Shapiro (two things I can guarantee you’ve probably never heard in the same sentence before), we have an elephant crossing the Alps, a Brighton murder mystery, and the wonderful Michael Dennison and Dulcie Gray.
19/02/24·58m 40s

December 2023

We're back to guide you through the holidays! The last episode of 2023. 
18/12/23·41m 49s

November/December 2023

Mel Byron and the team bring you drama, fear and some classic tunes. Stars featured this episode include Vincent Price, Margaret Lockwood and George Formby. Everyone's favourite scarecrow, Worzel gummidge joins us too, as he makes his debut on Talking Pictures TV.
20/11/23·54m 43s

November 2023

Talking Pictures TV, the nation's favourite archive tv and movie channel – bringing you classic movies and television programmes 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year.  In this episode we have, have Soviet spies, Alfred Hitchcock, a fifties British murder mystery, an eighties psychological drama from the author of The Exorcist, classic comedy with Frank Randle, Gracie Fields, and something special from Alma Cogan 
29/10/23·40m 3s

October 2023

In this episode, we bring some horror and noir to greet the colder days, and highlight a Talking Pictures TV feature!
16/10/23·31m 9s

September 2023

The official Talking Pictures TV Podcast, hosted by Mel, Daniel and Scott and featuring reviews, recommendations, interviews, special guests and fascinating insights into the stars and creatives who've turned Talking Pictures TV into the biggest independent TV channel in Great Britain! Follow the show at @tptvpodcast In this episode: Michael Caine, Betty Grable, horror movies, Humphrey Bogart, naked French aliens and Steve's Greatest Hits...plus much, much more.
10/09/23·53m 13s

August/September 2023

Daniel Reifferscheid is back to guide you through three more weeks of top Talking Pictures TV programming, as reviewed by our great contributors! Capra, the Boultings, a Corman production and a whole lotta Hammer in this episode.
21/08/23·54m 39s

August 2023

Hi everybody, Scott here, welcoming you to the latest edition of the official Talking Pictures TV podcast The podcast dedicated to the nations favourite archive tv and movie channel and brought to you with contributions from the people that matter – you the viewers. On this episode we have movies directed by Brian de Palma, John Frankenheimer and Powell and Pressburger; we have a classic and much loved Ealing comedy; movies starring Peter O’Toole, Jack Warner and Hardy Kruger; Egyptian terror with a horror movie from the Hammer studios, plus some exciting news that definitely has, shall we say, some strings attached – some might even say it’s F.A.B.  
30/07/23·1h 1m

July 2023

What a Carry On! Join Mel Byron and the team as they dive into some of the delights on Talking Pictures TV this July. With Humphrey Bogart, Bette Davis, a Ring of Spies, some worms (ugh!) and, yes, a Carry On classic.
10/07/23·53m 50s

Summer Special

Not a hoax, not an imaginary story! Shameful Steve Noble has taken over the podcast. Don't ask, just listen!
19/06/23·1h 30m

May/June 2023

We're ringing in the hot weather with another great episode! From 50's noir to 60's supermarionation, from spy thrillers to cozy comedies, it's all here.
29/05/23·40m 20s

May 2023

Orson Welles, Joan Collins, George Peppard and Margaret Lockwood. This latest episode is like your fantasy dinner party, as Mel Byron and the team of reviewers introduce all these stars and more. Also coming up on your favourite UK TV channel this month are rarities such as the Lone Wolf films and Ealing Studios' production set in The Wirral.
08/05/23·47m 40s

April 2023

The podcast that is dedicated to the nations favourite archive tv and movie channel with contributions and reviews by you, the viewers. Coming up on today’s show we’ve got Laurel and Hardy, Peter Fonda, Stanley Baker and Googie Withers. There’s tv favourites, Crown Court and Danger UXB. We’ve got a 50s prisoner of war drama, a sixties British crime thriller and classic horror from the legendary Jess Franco.
16/04/23·58m 19s

March/April 2023

Daniel Reifferscheid guides you through upcoming highlights on the Talking Pictures TV Podcast. If you'd like to submit a review, e-mail talkingpicturestvpodcast@gmail.com
27/03/23·33m 30s

Late March 2023

Mel Byron and the TPTV Podcast Team take you into Spring wthe a varied selection of the best of Talking Pictures TV from 7th-26th March. There are trains and planes, Homes & Watson, Hammer and...yet more Hammer. Stanley Baker, Alastair Sim, Valerie Hobson, and a pre-Star Trek William Shatner, are among the stars whose films we recommend. 
06/03/23·53m 1s

Late February / Early March 2023

We're back!   After gremlins in our email system nearly managed to close us down forever, it's the return of the official Talking Pictures TV podcast. This week join Scott and a host of guest reviewers as they bring you all the news and reviews from the nation's favourite archive tv and movie channel. How's this for a line up? Boris Karloff, Matt Monro, Dick Powell, Sylvia Syms and Peter Sellers - all here on his week's show.   If you would like to take part in a future episode, drop us a line at our new email address: talkingpicturestvpodcast@gmail.com We'd love to hear from you.
12/02/23·48m 55s

TPTV Podcast - Special Announcement - NEW EMAIL ADDRESS

Hi everybody Apologies  but technical issues over the new year have resulted in the complete loss of our email account. Yep...everything - sent items, received items, any reviews that have been sent in etc.   Most importantly, we have also lost all of your contact details, your email addresses.   We have therefore set up a new email address for anyone that wishes to contribute a review, either now or in the near future. Our new email address is   talkingpicturestvpodcast@gmail.com   Please drop us a line at this new address if you wish to continue to take part in future episodes and we will continue to include you on the mailing list.   Apologies to those that have sent in reviews over the last week or so - it looks like we will be postponing our next episode until mid to late February unfortunately.   Many thanks for your understanding Scott, Mel and Daniel
15/01/23·2m 16s

BONUS Episode - Dearest Joy - Interview with Jonathan Tafler

Mel Byron talks to actor, Jonathan Tafler, son of TPTV favourites, Sydney Tafler and Joy Shelton. Sydney starred in 'It Always Rains on Sunday' (1947), 'Reach for the Sky' (1956) and many other classic films. Joy's films include ' Waterloo Road' (1945) and 'Millions Like Us' (1943). Jonathan's new book, 'Dearest Joy' shares letters between the newly-married Sydney and Joy as work commitments see them separated at the end of World War 2. Pregnant Joy is working in the West End, whilst Sydney is touring with Olivier's Old Vic company. Sydney's travels take him to, among other places,  Germany just after VE Day. Jonathan also shares his own latest acting projects with us.
04/12/22·56m 9s

November/December 2022

As 2022 winds down, Daniel Reifferscheid guides you through what Talking Pictures TV has in store for the remaining months - including some saucy 70's cinema, a 50's office drama and the conclusion of a beloved sci-fi series. 
28/11/22·1h 3m

November 2022

The earliest Hammer film still in existence, some Technicolor noir, a lesser-known Alec Guinness film and more make up what's on offer in this edition of the podcast dedicated to the UK's favourite television channel. Join Mel Byron and the team as they discuss these and more gems showing on TPTV between 7th and 27th November 2022.
07/11/22·55m 56s

Late October 2022

Welcome to the latest edition of the official Talking Pictures TV podcast  This week featuring movies starring Sylvia Syms, Dirk Bogarde, Richard Attenborough and Danny la Rue and with music from Cilla Black and Frank Sinatra. Who said variety was dead eh...?
16/10/22·52m 23s

October 2022

Alistair Sim, Yul Brynner, Emma Thompson - they're all here in the latest episode of the Talking Pictures TV Podcast!
03/10/22·52m 0s

September/October 2022

Go behind the scenes with The Projectionists. Journey to Marseille in pursuit of drug barons. Fight for Khartoum with General Gordon. Join Mel Byron and the team for all of this and more as they look at what's coming up on Talking Pictures TV from mid-Sept to early October. Look out for Boris Karloff and Leo McKern too!
12/09/22·1h

Late August / Early September 2022

Join Scott for the latest edition of the official Talking Pictures TV podcast, the show dedicated to the UK’s favourite archive tv and movie channel. This week, we have naval nonsense with David Tomlinson, Hammer glamour with Ingrid Pitt and classic BBC drama set on the high seas.  There’s a slice of chilling Edgar Allen Poe horror  directed by the legendary Roger Corman, and James Mason takes us on a tour of London that nobody knows.
22/08/22·1h 4m

BONUS - Ghost Of Greville Lodge

Steve Noble interviews Niall Johnson, the director of "Ghost Of Greville Lodge", playing on Talking Pictures TV at 18:10 on Friday the 5th of August.
04/08/22·27m 46s

July/August 2022

Summer at Talking Pictures TV means a combo of vintage cinema classics and classic TV of fine vintage. We guide you through it.
18/07/22·1h 1m

June/July 2022

Vintage cartoons, film noir, aliens, Joan Crawford and much more. Mel Byron and the team take you through a hugely varied selection from the films and shows coming up on Talking Pictures TV in June and July. Includes LOTS of Hammer films.
27/06/22·1h 24m

June 2022

A huge thanks to our good friend Cevin Moore for taking over the hosting chair for this episode. Cev has brought along Nigel Patrick, Raquel Welch and Terry Scott this week as he and the Talking Pictures TV viewers give us an insight into what to expect on the nation's favourite archive TV and movie channel over the next three weeks.
05/06/22·49m 9s

Late May 2022

Welcome to the latest edition of the official Talking Pictures TV podcast – the podcast that brings you all the news of what is coming up on the nation’s favourite archive tv and movie channel. On this episode we’ve got cowboys, aliens, Andy Williams  and the Brat Pack. Also popping by, there’s Nicolas Cage, Roy Scheider, Michael Redgrave and the French resistance.
15/05/22·1h 7m

April/May 2022

Hollywood classics, vintage telly and a new strand in this episode of the Talking Pictures TV Podcast. 
25/04/22·50m 10s

April 2022

Monsters, Musicals and Murder. We have quite a few monsters, as it turns out, in this episode of the podcast that celebrates the UK favourite vintage film and television channel. Join Mel Byron and the team for a look at what's coming up on Talking Pictures TV in April, along with some surprise facts, music and maybe a laugh or two.
04/04/22·57m 58s

Bonus Episode - ITC

This bonus episode is a must for fans of classic TV. TPTV podcast regulars and classic telly experts, Cev Moore and Gareth Preston, are joined by very special guest, Jaz Wiseman. Host of the ITC Entertained the World podcast, Jaz is one of the world's leading experts on the company that produced The Champions, The Saint, Gideon's Way and countless other classic series. With your host, Mel Byron.
20/03/22·1h 22m

March 2022

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14/03/22·1h 8m

February/March 2022

We've got a new release schedule, but the content remains the same: from Carry On to Ken Loach, Hollywood classics to homegrown fare, and of course lots of classic telly, we are guiding you through the best Talking Pictures TV has to offer.
21/02/22·1h 2m

TPTV Encore - February 2022

A special episode of the podcast this week featuring your regular hosts Scott, Mel and Daniel guiding you through everything you need to know about Talking Pictures TV's exciting new online on demand service, TPTV Encore tptvencore.co.uk
07/02/22·33m 42s

Late January 2022

The first show of 2022 is here! Mel Byron and the team bring their wit and wisdom to some of the finest films and shows making up the Talking Pictures TV schedule in January. From The Outer Limits to Maigret. From Violent Playground to Secret Army. There are appearances from Danny Kaye and Ed Wood along with some very fine music.
14/01/22·49m 22s

Christmas 2021

Welcome to the Christmas edition of the official Talking Pictures TV podcast. The podcast that is brought to you with the help of the viewers of the nation’s favourite archive tv and movie channel. Scott, Mel and Daniel are joined by Steve, Simone, Phil, Tracy, Gareth, Gemma, Cev, and Lee & Adam In store today there’s Rex Harrison doing his best Yul Brynner impression, wartime drama from Secret Army and some wild west action featuring Spencer Tracy. There’s Peter Cushing, Peter Sellers and Peter Fonda as well as an Ealing comedy and some saucy goings on from the eighties with Rita, Sue and Bob Too. And of course, Christmas just wouldn’t be Christmas on TPTV without Alistair Sim as Ebeneezer Scrooge
18/12/21·1h 3m

Mid December 2021

As we rev up for our big Christmas episode, here's a little stocking filler to tide you over, featuring reviews for this week on Talking Pictures TV. 
10/12/21·40m 20s

Early December 2021

Join Mel Byron and the team of reviewers as they descend into the Cellar Club, talk classic swashbucklers and look at a classic 'social problem' film. Tyrone Power, Rita Tushingham and John Mills all make an appearance. Plus news of TPTV's new streaming service!
26/11/21·51m 42s

Late November 2021

Welcome once again to the Late November edition of the official Talking Pictures TV podcast. The podcast for the nations favourite archive tv and movie channel. The podcast that is controlled chiefly by your good selves, the Talking Pictures tv viewers. This week we bring you witches and witch hunters, heroines and heroin smugglers, car chases, alien embraces, card games and Sid James We’ve got film noir, 70s US cop action, Danny Kaye, Michael Palin and Vincent Price along with a generous helping of classic tv drama, jazz music and sci fi.
12/11/21·55m 34s

Early November 2021

We head into November with all sorts of delight - from homegrown classics to Hollywood extravaganzas, knockabout comedies to spooky documentaries, big screen epics and classic telly. 
29/10/21·50m 17s

Late October 2021

The nights are drawing in, Halloween is approaching and the latest episode of the Official Talking Pictures TV podcast has a decidedly monstrous feel, with appearances from Dracula, the Loch Ness Monster, and alien terror brought down in Professor Quatermass' rocketship. Not to mention human villainy in movies like Mona Lisa and Leave Her to Heaven. Gareth Preston is in the guest host's chair for this episode. Tune in and let the regular team guide you through two packed weeks of vintage film and television.
15/10/21·46m 37s

Early October 2021

Guest hosts Matt & Gavin hold the fort and warm the seat as they bring you masked avengers, vampire hunters, a host of televisual treats and much, much more.   (And music, of course)   Enjoy!
01/10/21·1h 4m

Bonus Episode - Alvin Rakoff Interview

In this special bonus episode, Mel Byron talks to legendary TV and film director Alvin Rakoff, whose memoir, I'm Just the Guy Who Says 'Action', is out now. Alvin is full of great stories about the early days of television, and of his time in film, and is the man who gave Sean Connery his first big break.
23/09/21·34m 6s

Late September 2021

Guest hosts Lee & Adam bring you reviews of Fantastic Voyage, Doomwatch and Secret Army amongst others. They also bring bad impressions, inane banter and a few great songs for your listening pleasure. Enjoy!
17/09/21·45m 41s

Early September 2021

September is huge on Talking Pictures TV, with stars a-plenty. Peter Cushing, Alec Guinness, Madeleine Carroll and Margaret Lockwood are just a few of the big names. Look out for Dr Who and The Daleks, and the Cellar Club returns with Roger Corman's Bucket of Blood.
03/09/21·56m 31s

Bonus Episode: Reel Britannia - The Children's Film Foundation

An extra bonus edition of the podcast for you this week in the shape of an episode of the Reel Britannia broadcast earlier this year. Join Talking Pictures TV Podcast host, Scott, plus guests, as they chat about Saturday Morning Pictures and The Children's Film Foundation - with a particular focus on Mr Horatio Knibbles and The Battle of Billy's Pond, both being screened on Talking Pictures TV in September.
01/09/21·54m 0s

Late August 2021

Alien adventures with James Caan, Mandy Patinkin and the Childrens Film Foundation. Military misadventures with David Niven, Glynis Johns…and a cow. Drama in the dock courtesy of Margaret Lockwood and Leo Mckern. And some very exciting news about our fright filled Friday evenings at the Cellar Club with Caroline Munro. #TPTV
20/08/21·1h 8m

Early August 2021

We're back with another episode chock full of recommendations for films and series to catch on Talking Pictures TV - from Hollywood classics to homegrown masterpieces, from the 30's to the 60's, from classic comedy to war documentaries - keep tuning in to Talking Pictures TV! 
06/08/21·44m 35s

Late July 2021

David Essex, Vicor Mature baring his chest and lots of Hammer films. Only one place you get that kind of mix - it's Talking Pictures TV. This episode we have all of these, plus a brooding Lewis Collins and one of Laurel and Hardy's finest. Join Mel Byron and the team as they delve into the archives with the UK's favourite classic film and TV channel
23/07/21·48m 32s

Mid July 2021

The 1940 s are well represented this week…we have some film noir featuring podcast favourite George Sanders, a later offering from Laurel and Hardy, an Ealing drama starring Paul Robeson and a tartan clad  David Niven as Bonnie Prince Charlie. We have two classic ITV dramas from the 1970s, a very early role for a certain Mr Maurice Micklewhite, thrills and spills thanks to legendary director Walter Hill and the marvellous Alec Guinness in a wonderfully dark comedy from 1950.
09/07/21·1h 11m

Early July 2021

Carmen Miranda, Gary Cooper, Ingrid Bergman - this is a very Hollywood heavy episode of the podcast, but we haven't forgotten our British faves either, from Hammer to classic telly. 
25/06/21·1h 6m

Bonus Episode - Soho Bites: Soho Conspiracy

Welcome to another bonus edition of the podcast Last summer, Daniel, Mel, and Scott were invited by their dear friend Dom to appear on his excellent podcast, Soho Bites. The topic of conversation was the wonderfully bizarre movie from 1950 entitled 'Soho Conspiracy', directed by the legendary EJ Fancey Regular listeners to Dom's show would have heard the episode back in August, but we thought it was high time that the Talking Pictures TV podcast listeners got a chance to hear it as well....especially as Talking Pictures TV are screening the movie at 3:20am on Tuesday 29th June. Don't forget to check out all of the other episodes of Soho Bites at: sohobitespodcast.com  
23/06/21·46m 30s

Late June 2021

 Bette Davis, Vincent Price and Michael Caine all make an appearance in this latest episode. Not in the same film, of course. There's crime, horror, war AND Looney Tunes. Let Mel Byron and the team guide you through the best of what's coming up on the UK's favourite independent TV channel.
11/06/21·1h 3m

Early June 2021

Welcome to the latest episode of the official Talking pictures TV Podcast. Join us for a birthday celebration as we mark six years of broadcasting the best in archive TV and movies. On the show this week…. vampires, Victorian detectives and cold war spies. We have appearances from TPTV favourites, Googie Withers and John McCallum. There’s the story of the Battle of Arnhem as well as all the latest goings on in Upstairs Downstairs. We’ve thrown in some music and there is also news of our next online Zoom quiz. Hope you enjoy it.
28/05/21·42m 25s

Late May 2021

The official Talking Pictures TV Podcast says goodbye to May with a stellar selection including an 80's espionage thriller, an early Peter Sellers performance, a wartime comedy, a supernatural anthology show and much more! 
14/05/21·45m 35s

Early May 2021

It’s Bank Holiday for the Bank Holiday as host, Mel Byron, talks about the Carol Reed classic. Join us for news, reviews and music as we talk about our favourite TV channel. There’s a British B crime drama, Paul Newman in Hombre and a terrifying Vampire Circus too. There’s comedy with Norman Wisdom in Press for Time and The Chain features an array of acting talent.
30/04/21·51m 12s

Bonus Episode - Reel Britannia - Young and Innocent (1937)

A very special bonus episode for you this week featuring an episode of one of Scott’s other podcasts, Reel Britannia. Scott is joined by Mel and Daniel from the official Talking Pictures TV podcast to chat about early British Hitchcock movies and in particular, Young and Innocent from 1937 starring Nova Pilbeam. And don’t forget you can catch Young and Innocent on Talking Pictures TV on: Friday 23rd April at 13:20 Sunday 2nd May at 10:00   All other episodes of Reel Britannia can be found at https://directory.libsyn.com/shows/view/id/reelbritannia
23/04/21·1h 38m

Late April 2021

Join your host, Scott, along with appearances from co-hosts Mel and Daniel for the latest episode of the official Talking Pictures TV podcast. We have TPTV viewers Steve, Cev and Peter joining us with their thoughts on a fifties British crime drama, a diabolical horror from the eighties and a swinging sixties comedy adventure from the legendary Basil Dearden
16/04/21·47m 6s

Bonus Episode: Kenneth More - An interview with Nick Pourgourides

Kenneth More was one of the biggest stars of post-war British cinema. His films include Genevieve, Reach for the Sky and Sink the Bismarck!. In this special bonus episode, Mel Byron talks to Nick Pourgourides, manager of the Kenneth More estate and author of More, Please. Nick’s lifelong admiration for this great actor has led to his work in preserving Kenneth More’s legacy and ensuring that future generations get to know and love him. You can find the official Kenneth More website at https://kennethmore.com/ Follow the Twitter feed @KennethMoreHQ Nick's book is available at Amazon: amzn.to/3a1SLmP
08/04/21·33m 54s

Early April 2021

Here we are with another serving of the Talking Pictures TV Podcast, bringing you reviews of all sorts of delights coming to the channel. From big budget cinema to TV movies, from elegant psychological horror to wry Ealingesque comedy, from frock dramas to menswear action flicks, TPTV has it all, and we're here to guide you through it.
02/04/21·46m 17s

Late March 2021

There's an unlikely mix of James Stewart, Roger Moore and Margaret Leighton in fabulous gowns in this latest episode. Not in the same film! Mel Byron introduces reviews of Shout at The Devil (1976), Dead of night (1945) and Sapphire (1959). Crime, war, horror and frocks. Talking Pictures TV has it all!
19/03/21·50m 31s

Early March 2021

Welcome to the latest edition of the official Talking Pictures TV podcast. In the chair for this episode is Scott who along with help from Talking Pictures TV viewers will give you a glimpse of what is coming up on the channel over the next two weeks. Lots of great stuff on the show this week including a teenage David McCallum running riot with a machine gun in 1950s Liverpool, theres Hepburn and Holden in a dreamy tale of Hollywood imaginations running riot in Paris.,and how about Bette Davis , Ann Baxter, George Sanders, Thelma Ritter, Celeste Holm and Marilyn Monroe together in one of the greatest movies of all time. We’ll be taking a trip to the Edwardian splendour of Eaton Place, the pre teen battleground that was the Saturday Morning Pictures and the wild American southwest of the 1880s for news of the return to our screens of one of the best loved equine entertainers. Don’t forget, you can follow us on Twitter @TPTVPodcast Join our Facebook group at facebook.com/groups/TPTVPodcast Or drop us a line at talkingpictures@attaboyclarence.com and we will send you details of how you can be part of the show
05/03/21·1h 8m

Late February 2021

It's another episode guiding you through two weeks of Talking Pictures TV greatness. This time featuring films starring the likes of Robert Mitchum, Dirk Bogarde, Brigitte Bardot and...a Ford Transit?
19/02/21·56m 27s

Mid February 2021

Get your pocket money ready as we’re going back to those Saturday Morning Pictures! We have reviews and news, as Flash Gordon, Superman and a host of other heroes make an appearance. Danny Kaye pops up too, trying hard to be heroic! Ralph Richardson is a quiet hero whilst Peter Cushing is misguided. Another cracking fortnight on the UK’s favourite independent TV channel.
05/02/21·1h 11m

Late January / Early February 2021

Welcome to the latest edition of the official Talking Pictures TV podcast. In the chair for this episode is Scott who along with help from Talking Pictures TV viewers will give you a glimpse of what is coming up on the channel over the next two weeks. We have Arabian adventures, sixties speed shenanigans and a tale of twelve tots, toddlers, and teenagers (as well as pedal bins!) …with music from America’s favourite girl next door and Tupelo’s most famous son, we will also be bringing you all the news from the nation’s favourite archive movie and TV channel. Don’t forget, you can follow us on Twitter @TPTVPodcast Join our Facebook group at facebook.com/groups/TPTVPodcast Or drop us a line at talkingpictures@attaboyclarence.com and we will send you details of how you can be part of the show
22/01/21·46m 26s

Mid January 2021

We're ringing in the new year with lots of great vintage cinema showing on Talking Pictures TV! This edition includes a late Cliff Richard film, Powell and Pressburger in their golden age, a piece of 70's cheese with a Bacharach soundtrack and much more. 
08/01/21·37m 5s

2020 Christmas Special

A bumper episode for the holidays! Mel, Scott and Daniel are all here to guide you through Talking Picture TV's fab end of year schedule. Featuring some spooky Ealing, small screen favourites hitting the big screen, Carol Reed adapting H.G. Wells, David Lean adapting Dickens, and much much more! 
18/12/20·1h 10m

Bonus Episode - Villain In Tinseltown: An Interview With Jonathan Hansler

In this Bonus Episode, Mel Byron interviews actor, Jonathan Hansler, who is starring as George Sanders in the one-man play, Villain in Tinsletown. Jonathan gives us some deep insight into the suave, cynical and complex actor, one of classic Hollywood’s favourite villains. https://www.whitebeartheatre.co.uk/
11/12/20·29m 44s

Early December 2020

Welcome to the latest edition of the official Talking Pictures TV podcast. In the chair for this episode is Scott who along with help from Talking Pictures TV viewers will give you a glimpse of what is coming up on the channel over the next two weeks. Hollywood is represented by Ray Milland and Gary Cooper this week along with the home grown talents of Julie Christie, Richard Attenborough and John Mills With music from Roger Moore (yes…that Roger Moore), a vocal version of a familiar tv theme as well as a mystery singer with a very recognisable voice, we will also be bringing you all the news from the nations favourite archive movie and TV channel. Dont forget, you can follow us on Twitter @TPTVPodcast Join our Facebook group at facebook.com/groups/TPTVPodcast Or drop us a line at talkingpictures@attaboyclarence.com and we will send you details of how you can be part of the show
04/12/20·50m 34s

Late November 2020

Come on in and join us for another round of Talking Pictures TV greatness, featuring a lavish European co-production, an Italian legend directing two Hollywood greats, a Hammer chiller and much more. Also, we announce an upcoming event!
20/11/20·41m 47s

Mid November 2020

John Mills, Irene Handl and the 1939 Arsenal football team all feature in this latest episode of the official Talking Pictures TV podcast. Join Mel Byron and the team for film trivia, music and reviews of some of the best classic film and TV coming up in the next two weeks.
06/11/20·1h

Late October Early November 2020

Welcome to the latest edition of the official Talking Pictures TV podcast. In the chair for this episode is Scott who along with help from Talking Pictures TV viewers will give you a glimpse of what is coming up on the channel over the next two weeks. There's an Oscar winning performance from Katherine Hepburn, two movies featuring Peter Cushing, Audrey Hepburn's only 'R' rated movie appearance and the wonderful pairing of Cary Grant and Irene Dunne. With music from Breakfast At Tiffany's along with birthday girl Petula Clark and something just a little silly from The Goons, we will bring you all the news from the nations favourite archive movie and TV channel.   Dont forget, you can follow us on Twitter @TPTVPodcast Join our Facebook group at facebook.com/groups/TPTVPodcast Or drop us a line at talkingpictures@attaboyclarence.com and we will send you details of how you can be part of the show  
22/10/20·55m 27s

Mid October 2020

As the weather gets colder, we continue to hip you to the greatest vintage cinema and television happening on Talking Pictures TV! Featuring rare birds, subaquatic warlords, a talking dummy and much more. 
09/10/20·43m 42s

Late September 2020

An unlikely mix of Powell & Pressburger, a rarely seen 70's US classic and Doris Day are some of the ingredients of this late September episode. Season with Vincent Price at his creepy best, Frankie Vaughan, Vivien Leigh and a little-known British crime film for an unmissable flavour of some Talking Pictures TV delights.
25/09/20·46m 45s

Mid September 2020

Welcome to the mid September edition of the official Talking Pictures TV podcast - the podcast that is brought to you by the viewers of the nation's favourite archive TV and movie channel. In this episode we bring you underwater adventures with Nick Nolte, cold war thrills with Edward Woodward and classic Hollywood drama with Ginger Rogers and William Holden. There's a couple of horror double bills, a triple helping of Stanley Holloway and it's back to the Saturday Morning Pictures with a classic from the Children's Film Foundation. You can follow us on Twitter @tptvpodcast Or why not join us over at the Facebook group facebook.com/groups/TPTVPodcast If you fancy submitting a review yourself, get in touch at talkingpictures@attaboyclarence.com for details of how to get involved.
11/09/20·1h

Early September 2020

Summer is ending, but have no fear, Talking Pictures TV has a feast cooked up to help you ring in Autumn in style! From Ealing to Hollywood, from vintage comedy to cult classics, there's something for everyone in this edition of the Talking Pictures TV Podcast.
28/08/20·38m 30s

Late August 2020

A controversial opinion, ENSA, and a film based on a poem all feature in the latest episode of the Talking Pictures TV podcast. We have some top facts about one of TPTV’s most-requested films. Add in Julie Walters, Lana Turner and the ‘British Brando’ and it all adds up to a heady mix of reviews, comment and music highlighting the very best of Talking Pictures TV’s late August schedule.   You can follow us on Twitter @tptvpodcast Or why not join us over at the Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/TPTVPodcast If you fancy submitting a review yourself, get in touch at talkingpictures@attaboyclarence.com for details of how to get involved.
13/08/20·51m 4s

Bonus Episode - An Interview With Joanna McCallum

An extra special bonus episode of the podcast this week: Join Mel Byron as she chats to Joanna McCallum, currently starring in Bognor on Talking Pictures TV, the daughter of the legendary Googie Withers and John McCallum. We cannot thank Joanna enough for agreeing to take part in the show as she recounts tales from not only from her own marvellous career, but also that of her parents. So why not join Mel as she discusses some of the stories behind Pink String And Sealing Wax, Within These Walls and a certain Australian marsupial?
07/08/20·41m 1s

Early August 2020

Welcome to the latest edition of the official Talking Pictures TV podcast. Lots in store for this episode including Peter Sellers and Bernard Cribbens heading an all star cast in one of the finest British comedies ever made, John and Hayley Mills in a movie described as a potent portrait of sex in swinging sixties…there’s the dastardly plot of an evil Asian criminal mastermind, and not one, but two movies featuring human cloning experiments. And if that wasn’t enough excitement, there’s our very own Mel Byron with a sensational  piece of news about something happening very soon.
31/07/20·52m 26s

Late July 2020

We are back with another two week's worth of vintage film goodness, and not just that - this episode also features reviews of the fine short subjects and TV shows from the usual group of TPTV enthusiasts. Charlie Chaplin, Norman Wisdom, Fred Astaire, Audrey Hepburn, Charlton Heston - our late July episode is stocked to the brim with stars! 
17/07/20·58m 54s

Early July

Heroes, real and fictional. Music, cool and hot. Stars, big, and…bigger. You can find them all in this July episode of the Talking Pictures TV podcast, presented by Mel Byron. Cary Grant is back to make us laugh. There’s Grace Kelly in her Oscar-winning role. Steve McQueen makes his movie swansong. Watch out for a sort-of-love story from an unlikely source, and a man who’s 104 years old. Enjoy reviews, fun facts and some great songs all designed to whet your appetite for Talking Pictures TV’s upcoming attractions.
03/07/20·1h 7m

Late LATE June 2020

Welcome to the latest edition of the Talking Pictures TV podcast. Plenty to chat about in this episode including two premieres, four feathers and a horror double bill. You will hear the saucy but ultimately tragic tale of Simone Silva's bid for stardom and may even find yourself humming along to the Cornish Rhapsody. And if that wasn't enough, there's vocal support from Nancy Whisky, Dick James and Cliff Richard. You can follow us on Twitter @tptvpodcast Or why not join us over at the Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/TPTVPodcast If you fancy submitting a review yourself, get in touch at talkingpictures@attaboyclarence.com for details of how to get involved. And to sign up as a supporter, and to receive bonus audio go to www.patreon.com/tptvpodcast
19/06/20·59m 32s

Late June 2020

This episode of the Talking Pictures TV Podcast is full of goodies, including an interview with author and Talking Pictures fan Andy Miller; some calypso from Robert Mitchum; and another slew of fab reviews, including lots of groovy 60's films airing soon on Talking Pictures TV!
05/06/20·1h 10m

Early June 2020

We celebrate Talking Pictures TV's 5th birthday with a galaxy of film and TV talent, from a Tony Hancock classic to lesser-known gem starring Megs Jenkins. Marvel at Dirk Bogarde's mind actually being bent. Gasp as a grown man owns up to a love of David Essex. Along the way we meet Shirley-Anne Field, Vincent Price and a vat or two of acid and not one, but two, Roger Moores.
22/05/20·50m 30s

Late May 2020

Welcome to the latest edition of the Talking Pictures TV podcast. Lots in store for you this time around with some Hammer horror, some Powell and Pressburger and some classic British TV science fiction. With vocal support from Diana Dors, Anthony Newley and even Elsa Lanchester we will also be bringing you a crime thriller featuring Frank Sinatra, family drama with James Mason and bit of good old fashioned British sauciness from Terry Thomas and Leslie Phillips.   You can follow us on Twitter @tptvpodcast Or why not join us over at the Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/TPTVPodcast If you fancy submitting a review yourself, get in touch at talkingpictures@attaboyclarence.com for details of how to get involved. And to sign up as a supporter, and to receive bonus audio go to www.patreon.com/tptvpodcast
07/05/20·56m 40s

Early May 2020

We're in uncertain times, but the show must go on! For the last days of April and the early days of May, Talking Pictures TV has a veritable banquet lined up, including a classic 50's disaster film, an excellent Carol Reed thriller, David Bowie at his most alien and a never before seen edition of Sunday Night At The London Palladium!    You can follow us on Twitter @tptvpodcast   Or why not join us over at the Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/TPTVPodcast   If you fancy submitting a review yourself, get in touch at talkingpictures@attaboyclarence.com for details of how to get involved.   And to sign up as a supporter, and to receive bonus audio go to www.patreon.com/tptvpodcast
24/04/20·58m 46s

Late April 2020

Danny Kaye, the Tufty Club and Hitchcock's take on Freud. Just a small selection of the treats in the retro lucky bag of the latest Talking Pictures TV podcast.  Mel Byron presents  this lockdown episode, covering the latter half of April 2020. Guest reviewers galore rub shoulders with Peter Sellers, Barbara Windsor, John Mills, and can that be Googie Withers waving from the back? There's uplifting music and some fun facts, too. Join us as we celebrate the UK's best TV channel and its many delights. You can follow us on Twitter @tptvpodcast Or why not join us over at the Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/TPTVPodcast If you fancy submitting a review yourself, get in touch at talkingpictures@attaboyclarence.com for details of how to get involved. And to sign up as a supporter, and to receive bonus audio go to www.patreon.com/tptvpodcast
10/04/20·1h 4m

Talking Pictures TV Podcast - Early April 2020

Welcome to the first of two podcasts highlighting some great movies and TV shows on Talking Pictures TV throughout the month of April. Join Scott and a whole host of viewers as they lead us through such diverse reviews on two Alfred Hitchcock movies, four films from the legendary Amicus Productions and Jack the Ripper. There's Mike Sarne, Dirk Bogarde and Billy Liar...and we will even throw in some Terry Thomas and Arthur Askey for good measure. You can follow us on Twitter @tptvpodcast Or why not join us over at the Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/TPTVPodcast If you fancy submitting a review yourself, get in touch at talkingpictures@attaboyclarence.com for details of how to get involved. And to sign up as a supporter, and to receive bonus audio go to www.patreon.com/tptvpodcast  
26/03/20·1h 3m

Late March 2020

The second half of March on Talking Pictures TV holds many delights, including a very British musical starring Jean Kent; Amicus taking a stab at science fiction; Joan Crawford in deadly peril; the juggernaut that is KONGA, and much more! If you've enjoyed this episode, consider donating to the Talking Pictures Podcast patreon at http://www.patreon.com/tptvpodcast
13/03/20·1h 6m

Early March 2020

The Talking Pictures TV podcast is back! As ever, we are celebrating the very best in classic film and TV, this time highlighting some of the gems on the channel in the first half of March. What a first half it is too, like a classy cocktail party, with lots of old friends to cosy up to and plenty of new ones you've always wanted to meet, but haven't yet had the time. In the host's chair is Mel Byron, who'll be introducing the new podcast producing team and talking about one of her favourite subjects, Googie Withers – again! There are guest reviews galore, covering an eclectic range of films, from the timeless classic, Whistle Down the Wind, to the glorious Passport to Pimlico. On the way, we'll encounter some British noir, Sir Cliff Richard, and killer weed! There are one or two long forgotten goodies in there,too. So, something for everyone in this newest episode.  Grab your favourite beverage, settle down and enjoy the ride. If you fancy submitting a review yourself, get in touch at talkingpictures@attaboyclarence.com for details of how to get involved. To become a supporter of the show, and to receive bonus reviews CLICK HERE
11/03/20·1h 6m

Talking Pictures TV Christmas Special 2019

In this month's show there's some sad news, but some good news too! Special guests include Dean Martin, Kenneth Williams, Dinah Sheridan, Christopher Lee, Lynne Frederick, Laurence Naismith, Diana Dors, Bing Crosby and Derek Farrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr...rrr...
19/12/19·1h

October 2019

Hellooooo to all you Talking Pictures viewers, and the spookiest of welcomes to this edition, just in time for Halloween… This month, Mr Daniel “Inside With” Reifferscheid takes over hosting and producing duties, and presents a spook-themed tour of what October has in store on Britain’s favourite television channel, with the help of the Talking Pictures reviewers, (and a guest appearance from Adam!). So hop on in to this month’s edition, featuring witches, beasts, spooks, and a raft of brilliance once again from your favourite TV channel! For more info on Daniel’s podcast CLICK HERE or HERE To sign up as a supporter of this podcast CLICK HERE
27/10/19·1h 7m

September 2019

In this month’s extravaganza, Adam and the Talking Pictures reviewers give you their verdicts on a whole host of upcoming treats in September, featuring Cary Grant, Morecambe & Wise, Claude Rains, Irene Dunne, Ralph Bates, Ingrid Bergman, Alfie Bass, Behemoth The Sea Monster, Kenneth Williams, Alastair Sim, Margaret Rutherford, Flanders & Swann, James Stewart, Arthur Askey and the devil himself! They’re all here, and you should be too! To sign up as a patron of the show CLICK HERE
06/09/19·1h 28m

Meet Up - August 9th!

If you have the evening free on Friday August 9th, from 5pm onwards, Adam and some of the reviewers for the Talking Pictures TV Podcast will be at the Anchor Bankside pub! Come along, say hi, and talk about movies with us! For info on how to get there see the link below: http://www.visitbankside.com/eating-and-drinking/anchor-bankside
02/08/19·40s

July 2019

In this month’s Talking Pictures TV celebration, we’ve got the biggest Hitchcock copycat ever, the first-ever foreign-language movie for the channel, a cursed sword-and-sandals production, a husband trying to hide his wife’s deadly secret. the most successful British movie ever AND fabulous music from Sid James and the weirdest band the British Invasion ever produced! Starring Sid James, Klaus Kinski, Robert Young, Florence Bates, Felix Aylmer, Jean Simmons, Liza Minnelli, Flanders And Swann, Monica Vitti, Anna Neagle, Patricia Roc, Michael Wilding, Ida Lupino and many, many more! To sign up as a supporter of this podcast CLICK HERE Written & Produced by Adam Roche Guest reviewers: Daniel Reifferscheid, Cev Moore, Mel Byron, Steve “Shameful” Noble, Claire Mortimer, Kate Bolin, Gareth Preston, Kelly Morton, Andrea Braid, Kelly Luther, Mark Cunliffe, Chris Hughes
05/07/19·1h 24m

June 2019

It's June!  In this special episode, hear all about what Talking Pictures has coming up for its audience, in the company of your host, Adam Roche! Co-starring are Daniel Reifferscheid, Kelly Morton, Chris HUGHES, Chris & Eric Benson, Gareth Preston, Ally Pitts, Cev Moore, Gabriela Masson, Leigh Wilson, Melanie Williams, Steve Noble... ...and Just William, Sid James, Joan Sims, Bob Monkhouse, Dana Andrews, Bill Owen, Patricia Roc, and many many more! To support the show and to earn yourself some bonus material, CLICK HERE!
10/06/19·1h 22m

May 2019

Welcome back to The Talking Pictures TV Podcast! This time we’re taking a look at some of the treasures coming your way in May. We’ve got special guests, a VERY special celebrity guest, music, plus plenty of highlights from this month’s schedule, so come on in! Starring Robert Donat, Sid James, Bernard Cribbins, Robert Powell, Laurence Olivier, Kris Kristofferson, Boris Karloff, Rosemary Clooney, Christopher Lee, Harrison Ford, Beryl Reid, Googie Withers, Sylvia Sims, William Hartnell, Peter Lorre and many, many more! To become a patron of The Talking Pictures TV Podcast CLICK HERE To see a rather wonderful musical pairing CLICK HERE
15/05/19·1h 8m

April 2019

Welcome along to the April edition of The Talking Pictures TV Podcast! This time round I’ll be telling you all about the GREATEST MUSIC FILM OF ALL TIME! The most diabolical Ealing film of all time! The greatest BBC-based murder mystery OF ALL TIME! We’ve got music from Liz Fraser, Bob Monkhouse, Jim Dale, Perry Como, Sid James, Elisabeth Welch and Hoagy Carmichael. And guest appearances from Laurence Olivier, James Stewart, Shirley Eaton, Alec Guinness, Pierce Brosnan, Loretta Young, Dennis Price, Joseph Cotten, Joan Greenwood, Cary Grant, John Gielgud’s Evil Twin, Bette Davis, Richard O’ Sullivan, Neil Diamond and many more! And all of the treasures you’ll hear about are playing on Talking Pictures TV in April, so count your blessings and MAKE SURE YOU’RE WATCHING! On top of all this, there’s a fantastic competition for you to enter! To sign up as a supporter of the show, and to gain access to bonus review shows and an exclusive prize draw, CLICK HERE
03/04/19·2h 17m

March 2019

In this month’s mammoth compendium of treasures, Adam will be guiding you through reviews, a sea of special guests, some fabulous musical treats, a guide to what’s coming up on Talking Pictures TV AND a very special chat with Talking Pictures founder, Sarah Cronin-Stanley! We’ve got special appearances from Laurel & Hardy, Ingrid Bergman, Sid James, Cliff Richard, Laurence Olivier, George Formby, Will Hay, Joan Fontaine, Edward Woodward, Alfred Hitchcock, Nigel Bruce, Bill Owen and many, many more! It’s our pleasure to extend a very warm welcome to the UK’s Number 1 TV & Film Podcast! To sign up as a supporter of this show simply CLICK HERE and sign up. It only takes a moment, and you’ll be doing your part to spread the word about Talking Pictures TV!
01/03/19·2h 38m
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