TV Arrow To The Heart (BBC 1952, Robert Harris, Howard Lang) Published 3 years ago on June 17, 2016 Arrow To The Heart was a second world war drama set in the Ukraine, January 1943; A German padre spends an evening talking to a deserter who is due to be shot the next day and finds out about the man’s family history, this contrasts with the officer with whom the Padre shares a billet, Captain Brentano, who is due to be shipped off to the Stalingrad front line, where he too will face certain death. Like many of the drams that were broadcast live in the early days of TV this production was mounted again 4 days later, Thursday 24 July. Never filmed there are no copies of this production in existence of course. Four years later (22 April 1956) Cartier restaged the piece for Sunday Night Theatre (again BBC) Robert Harris and Martin Starkie reprised their roles. production details UK / BBC / 1×98 minutes / Sunday 20 July 1952 @ 9.00pm black and white Writer, producer: Rudolph Cartier (his very first production for the BBC) / Additional dialogue by Nigel Kneale (Kneale was the BBC’s only staff writer at the time) / Novella: Albrecht Goes / Associate Producer: Douglas Moodie cast Robert Harris as The Padre Howard Lang as The Courier-Pilot Esmond Knight as Major Kartuschke, Legal Officer Leonard White as Lieutenant Ernst Donald Pleasence as The Corporal in charge of the Officers Transit Billet Michael Brennan as Sergeant-Major Mascher, guard at the military prison Martin Starkie as Private Baranowski William Devlin as The General, Commander in Chief of the German forces in the Ukraine Hugh Kelly as Captain Brentano Cita Crichton as Sister Melanie (Geoffrey Bayldon had a non speaking role in the production) BBCDonald PleasanceDramaEsmond KnightGeoffrey BayldonHoward LangLeonard WhiteNigel KnealeRudolph CartierSunday Night TheatreTV Advertisement advertisement and this just in TV14 hours ago This Is Personal: The Hunt for the Yorkshire Ripper (ITV 2000, Alun Armstrong, Richard Ridings) Period crime drama serial. The story behind Assistant Chief Constable George Oldfield’s tracking down of the evil incarnate that is... TV14 hours ago The Comedy Trail: A Shaggy Dog Story (BBC-1 1999, Ronnie Barker, Victoria Wood) A five minute trailer made by the BBC to celebrate their comedy output, with over 40 of the biggest names... TV14 hours ago The Frost Report (BBC-1 1966, David Frost, John Cleese) Sketch based series hosted by David Frost and broadcast live. Each episode looked at a different topic including the famous... TV14 hours ago Broaden Your Mind (BBC-2 1968, Graeme Garden, Tim Brooke-Taylor) Sketch series tackling many different subjects and billing itself as an Encyclopedia of the Air. The big name writers on... TV14 hours ago Monroe (ITV1 2011, James Nesbitt, Sarah Parish) Medical drama series Monroe (which comes from the pen of the always excellent Peter Bowker) follows neuro surgeon Gabriel Monroe... search EPISODES Episodes1 day ago Top Gear Season 26 Episode 5 (BBC America Thurs 23 May 2019) Matt tests out the new Aston Martin V8 Vantage; Rory tests out the self-proclaimed “best car in the world,” the... Episodes1 day ago Slasher Season 3 Premieres Thurs 23 May on Netflix Former counselors return to the remote Canadian summer camp where they committed a crime long ago, only to find that... Episodes1 day ago Wife Swap: Chauhan vs. Lenoir-Johnson (Paramount Thurs 23 May 2019) Chauhan vs. Lenoir-Johnson: A vegan Hindu wife with children who are obsessed with eating sugar trades lives with a meat-loving... advertisement MOVIES Movies2 months ago Shazam! | 2019 | Zachary Levi, Asher Angel A boy is given the ability to become an adult superhero in times of need with a single magic word.... Movies2 months ago Dumbo | 2019 | Colin Farrell, Michael Keaton A young elephant, whose oversized ears enable him to fly, helps save a struggling circus, but when the circus plans... Movies2 months ago The Man Who Killed Don Quixote | 2018 | Adam Driver, Jonathan Pryce Toby, a cynical advertising director finds himself trapped in the outrageous delusions of an old Spanish shoe-maker who believes himself... mytvtonight mytvtonight devoted to all things film and tv.