Laughter in Paradise
13:00 on Monday 8th March on Channel 4.
The comic tale of a quartet who all inherit a fortune from an eccentric relative, but the deceased was a practical joker and there are strings attached - each of the beneficiaries must perform an outrageous deed if they are to collect their money. Featuring an early appearance from Audrey Hepburn.
Director: Mario Zampi
Starring: Alastair Sim, George Cole, Fay Compton, Guy Middleton, Hugh Griffith, Joyce Grenfell
(Black and White, Subtitles, 1951)
13:10 on Tuesday 9th March on Channel 4.
Vintage British comedy in which a trio of criminals break out of prison to carry out a daring jewel robbery and then return to jail to establish the perfect alibi.
Director: Robert Day
Starring: Peter Sellers, Lionel Jeffries, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Bernard Cribbins, David Lodge, Maurice Denham
(Black and White, Subtitles, 1960)
The Red Beret
13:05 on Wednesday 10th March on Channel 4.
Wartime drama about an ex-US army officer with a past, who joins the British army as a paratrooper, shunning rank, despite his obvious skills as a soldier and leader. During training with his fellow recruits, he proves to be inspirational to his comrades, but continues to insist he is happy to take orders, rather than give them. However, when a raid in North Africa goes disastrously wrong, he is forced to take command.
Director: Terence Young
Starring: Alan Ladd, Leo Genn, Susan Stephen, Harry Andrews, Donald Houston, Anthony Bushell
The Quiller Memorandum
12:45 on Friday 12th March on Channel 4.
Espionage thriller about a US agent who embarks on a dangerous quest when he is assigned to track down the secret base of a ruthless neo-Nazi organisation, following the murder of two British agents in Berlin.
Director: Michael Anderson
Starring: George Segal, Alec Guinness, Max von Sydow, Senta Berger, George Sanders, Robert Helpmann
(Widescreen, Subtitles, 1966)
13:00 on Sunday 14th March on BBC 1.
Lighthearted World War II escape adventure about a British prisoner of war working at Munich zoo who sees a chance for freedom when he is given the job of escorting an elephant out of the country to avoid the Allied bombing. Once on the road to Innsbruck, he elects to follow the example of his namesake and take the beast across the Alps to sanctuary in Switzerland.
Director: Michael Winner
Starring: Oliver Reed, Michael J Pollard, Wolfgang Preiss, Helmut Lohner, Karin Baal
(Widescreen, Subtitles, 1969)
The Wild Geese
22:55 on Sunday 14th March on BBC 1.
Action adventure tale about a team of crack mercenaries brought out of retirement to help rescue a kidnapped African leader. But while the 'Wild Geese' are fighting and dying in the African sun, sinister figures in the corridors of power are working to seal their fate.
Director: Andrew V McLagen
Starring: Richard Burton, Roger Moore, Richard Harris, Stewart Granger, Frank Finlay, Hardy Kruger
The Wicker Man
01:50 on Monday 15th March on Channel 4.
Cult thriller in which a police sergeant is sent to a remote Scottish isle to search for a missing girl but fears for her safety when he finds a community steeped in paganism. The community deny the girl's existence and this, coupled with the sergeant's Christian background, fuels his suspicions - and growing unease - as the investigation continues.
Director: Robin Hardy
Starring: Edward Woodward, Christopher Lee, Diane Cilento, Britt Ekland, Ingrid Pitt, Lindsay Kemp
The Man Who Knew Too Much
04:00 on Monday 15th March on Channel 4.
Sharply paced Hitchcock classic about a couple who witness the killing of a spy. Before they can contact the authorities, their daughter is kidnapped to ensure their silence. To save the girl, they must turn detective and follow a trail to find out what it was the murdered man knew that cost him his life - a trail that leads through London's murky depths to a dramatic showdown at the Albert Hall.
Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Starring: Leslie Banks, Edna Best, Peter Lorre, Nova Pilbeam, Frank Vosper
(Black and White, 1935)