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11:00Champion[SUB BW]
A naive war veteran heads for California with his brother to start a new life, but ends up turning to boxing to make ends meet. Determined to make it to the top in his sport, he is driven to betray the people closest to him. Drama, starring Kirk Douglas, Marilyn Maxwell, Arthur Kennedy and Paul StewartFilm/General Movie/Drama

12:55The Arsenal Stadium Mystery[SUB BW]
An amateur football team take on Arsenal for a charity event, only for their star player to drop dead during the game. A dedicated Scotland Yard inspector steps in to investigate and becomes convinced the player was murdered - but how remains a mystery. British thriller, starring Leslie Banks, Greta Gynt, Ian Maclean and Esmond KnightFilm/Detective/Thriller

14:40The Cat Returns[SUB]
A young girl saves a cat's life, and is rewarded for her good deed by being whisked away to a magical land of powerful felines. Unfortunately, the King of the Cats soon sets his sights on her, and she must look to new friends to help her escape a horrible fate. Animated adventure, with the voices of Anne Hathaway, Cary Elwes, Peter Boyle and Tim CurryFilm/Animated Movie/Drama

A hard-drinking cattle baron is determined to stop events spiralling out of control when his estranged wife turns up demanding a divorce. Meanwhile, an ardent suitor is pursuing his flighty daughter, and corrupt government agents are turning a blind eye to land grabbers. Comedy Western, starring John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara, Yvonne de Carlo, Patrick Wayne and Stephanie PowersFilm/Comedy/Western/Western

18:55Rat Race
A casino magnate approaches a group of no-hopers with the offer of $2million to the first person to retrieve the sum from a locker in a train station in New Mexico, prompting a madcap cross-continent dash. Meanwhile, high-rolling gambling friends of the casino owner are placing bets on which of the bumbling contestants will win. Comedy, with Rowan Atkinson, John Cleese, Whoopi Goldberg, Kathy Bates, Seth Green and Cuba Gooding JrFilm/Comedy

21:00There's Something about Mary[SUB]
A lovelorn man has never got over his high-school sweetheart Mary since their one disastrous date, so hires a sleazy private eye to track her down. However, the detective also falls for the woman in question, and it soon emerges there are a few more men out there competing for her affections. Comedy from the Farrelly brothers, starring Cameron Diaz, Ben Stiller, Matt Dillon and Lee EvansFilm/Comedy

23:15Once Upon a Time in the Midlands[SUB]
A Glaswegian crook heads for Nottingham after seeing his ex-girlfriend humiliate her boyfriend on daytime television, determined that he should win back her heart. Shane Meadows' comedy, starring Robert Carlyle, Rhys Ifans, Shirley Henderson, Kathy Burke and Ricky TomlinsonFilm/Comedy

01:15The Innocents[BW]
A highly-strung vicar's daughter takes up the post of governess to two orphaned children living with their servants in a sprawling Gothic mansion. She learns of the scandalous history of her predecessor and her lover, and suspects their spirits are the cause of her charges' disquieting behaviour. Horror, based on Henry James' short story The Turn of the Screw, starring Deborah Kerr Michael Redgrave, Peter Wyngarde and Megs JenkinsFilm/Horror