The Guinea Pig (1948)
13:00 on Monday 17th November on Channel 4.
Compelling drama about a working-class boy who is sent to a public school as part of a social experiment. After a while he manages to win the respect of the boys, but some of the teachers prove to be harder work.
Director: Roy Boulting
Starring: Richard Attenborough, Sheila Sim, Bernard Miles, Cecil Trouncer, Robert Flemyng, Edith Sharpe
Bottoms Up (1959)
13:05 on Tuesday 18th November on Channel 4.
Slapstick comedy about an ineffectual boarding school headmaster who struggles to contain a student revolt while passing off his bookie's son as a Middle Eastern prince.
Director: Mario Zampi
Starring: Jimmy Edwards, Arthur Howard, Martita Hunt, Sydney Tafler, Raymond Huntley, Reginald Beckwith
03:30 on Thursday 20th November on ITV1.
Crime drama in which a police inspector strives to solve the mystery of a London artist's model found dead in a country cottage. Did the artist's wife know about her husband's affair?
Director: Peter Maxwell
Starring: Patrick Holt, Emrys Jones, Honor Blackman, Bruce Beeby
Out of the Clouds (1957)
13:15 on Thursday 20th November on Channel 4.
Ealing Studios airport drama featuring personal tales from the lives of both staff and passengers at the busy London Airport. A duty officer fears that he has lost his girlfriend to a pilot involved in smuggling. Meanwhile, an American falls for a German Jew flying to New York to be married.
Director: Michael Relph, Basil Dearden
Starring: Anthony Steel, James Robertson Justice, Gordon Harker, Bernard Lee, Megs Jenkins
The Battle of Britain (1969)
20:00 on Thursday 20th November on Five.
Colourful, big-budget chronicle of Britain's air defence against the threat of a German invasion early in the Second World War. Spectacular aerial photography vividly recreates relentless Luftwaffe bombing and the valiant RAF response, and a star-studded ensemble cast provides a sense of the complexity and unanimity of the war effort in all sectors of society.
Director: Guy Hamilton
Starring: Laurence Olivier, Robert Shaw, Christopher Plummer, Susannah York, Ian McShane, Michael Caine
The Yangtse Incident (1957)
13:00 on Friday 21st November on Channel 4.
Fact-based naval drama set in revolutionary China in 1949. HMS Amethyst, a Royal Navy frigate operating on the Yangtse River, is fired on and trapped by the Chinese People's Liberation Army. A war of nerves ensues, and the British commander becomes increasingly convinced the situation will only be resolved if he makes a perilous dash for freedom.
Director: Michael Anderson
Starring: Richard Todd, William Hartnell, Akim Tamiroff, Donald Houston, Keye Luke
Up the Chastity Belt (1971)
02:05 on Saturday 22nd November on BBC 1.
Saucy comedy vehicle for Frankie Howerd in which the noble Lurkalot joins the Crusades to bring King Richard back to take his rightful place on the throne of England. Featuring a star cast of British comic actors.
Director: Bob Kellett
Starring: Frankie Howerd, Graham Crowden, Bill Fraser, Roy Hudd, Hugh Paddick, Anna Quayle
The Four Musketeers (1974)
13:55 on Sunday 23rd November on BBC 1.
Lighthearted sequel to the 1973 hit The Three Musketeers, with King Louis XIII's four swashbuckling heroes engaged in further adventures of chivalrous derring-do. Once again they do battle with the devious Cardinal Richelieu and his evil accomplice Milady de Winter, who are determined to wreak a terrible revenge after being foiled in their plan to discredit the queen.
Director: Richard Lester
Starring: Michael York, Raquel Welch, Richard Chamberlain, Frank Finlay, Oliver Reed, Simon Ward
Yield to The Night (1956)
02:55 on Monday 24th Novemberon Channel 4.
Downbeat drama, told in a series of flashbacks, about a murderer awaiting her sentence, and the events that led to her conviction. Jailed for killing her lover, she waits in her prison cell - unrepentant, but fearful that she will be hanged. Loosely based on the case of Ruth Ellis, the last woman in Britain to be executed.
Director: J Lee Thompson
Starring: Diana Dors, Yvonne Mitchell, Michael Craig, Geoffrey Keen, Olga Lindo, Mary MacKenzie