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11:00Millions Like Us[SUB BW]
A woman is happy to be called up for service during World War Two, but disappointed to learn she will be working in a factory making aircraft parts. However, the new job brings romance in the shape of a handsome airman and a close circle of friends in her co-workers, who all rally round when tragedy strikes. Drama, starring Patricia Roc, Eric Portman, Gordon Jackson and Basil RadfordFilm/General Movie/Drama

13:00Akeelah And The Bee
A clever girl from a poor neighbourhood finds school frustrating and tries to hide her intelligence from her classmates. When she competes in a school spelling competition, she is surprised to win and with the aid of a strict coach, sets out to compete in a national tournament and provide her community with something to rally round. Drama, starring Keke Palmer, Laurence Fishburne and Angela BassettFilm/General Movie/Drama

15:10Death Drums Along the River[SUB]
An inspector is called to South Africa to investigate the murder of a fellow policeman and uncovers a diamond-smuggling operation seemingly connected with an up-river hospital. Mystery, starring Richard Todd, Marianne Koch, Albert Lieven and Walter RillaFilm/Mystery

16:50My Darling Clementine[SUB AD BW]
When one of his brothers is killed by cattle rustlers outside the frontier town of Tombstone, retired lawman Wyatt Earp accepts the post of town marshal and embarks on a crusade to bring the murderers to justice. Western, directed by John Ford, starring Henry Fonda, Victor Mature, Linda Darnell and Walter BrennanFilm/Western

18:45Young Sherlock Holmes[SUB]
The teenage detective and his future sidekick Watson meet for the first time at boarding school. The death of Holmes's mentor sets the youngsters on their first case, and they discover that former members of an archaeological survey team died under suspicious circumstances - pointing to a sinister Egyptian cult using hallucinogenic poisons to kill its victims. Adventure, starring Nicholas Rowe, Alan Cox and Sophie WardFilm/Adventure/War

20:50Danny Boyle Special
The Oscar-winning director of Trainspotting and Slumdog Millionaire discusses his careerFilm/Cinema

21:00The Beach[SUB]
A young backpacker arrives in Bangkok, where a wild-eyed and paranoid veteran traveller tells him of the exact location of a remote paradise island. When he finally makes it to the golden beaches, he discovers there is already a community in residence. All is not as it seems, however, and the happy idyll soon turns sour. Danny Boyle's drama, starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Robert Carlyle, Virginie Ledoyen and Tilda SwintonFilm/General Movie/Drama

23:15Thank You For Smoking[SUB]
A lobbyist whose job it is to promote the tobacco industry must also work to maintain a relationship with his son. As he sets out to persuade a movie producer to include smoking in a new film, he must contend with a senator leading an anti-cigarette campaign, a vigilante group and his own lust for a reporter. Satirical comedy starring Aaron Eckhart, William H Macy, Maria Bello, Rob Lowe and Katie HolmesFilm/Comedy

01:00Dr T And The Women[SUB]
A gynaecologist's suffers a series of personal disasters as his wife has a breakdown, his secretary falls in love with him and his daughter's impending wedding is threatened by her secret affair with a female friend. Fortunately, he finds some respite from family strife in a relationship with a patient. Robert Altman's comedy, starring Richard Gere, Helen Hunt, Kate Hudson, Liv Tyler and Farrah FawcettFilm/Comedy

03:20Nowhere Boy Special
Director Sam Taylor Wood, and stars Kristin Scott Thomas and Aaron Johnson discuss the new movie about John Lennon's teenage yearsFilm/Cinema