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11:00The Riddle of the Sands[SUB]
An English yachtsman sailing round the coast of Germany in 1901 encounters a naval officer who has betrayed his country. Enlisting the aid of a friend, he discovers a plan by Kaiser Wilhelm to invade Britain - which they are the only ones in a position to stop. Spy thriller, starring Simon MacCorkindale, Michael York and Jenny AgutterFilm/Detective/Thriller

13:00The Man With One Red Shoe[SUB]
A high-ranking member of the CIA tries to bring down a rival by convincing him that an innocent violinist is carrying vital top-secret information. As the hapless musician is seduced by a female agent trying to find out what he knows, his friend starts to question his sanity in the face of strange goings-on. Comedy, starring Tom Hanks, Lori Singer, Carrie Fisher and James BelushiFilm/Comedy

14:45The Destructors[SUB]
An American government agent is called in to retrieve a stolen cache of rubies needed to power a top-secret laser gun from the hands of enemy spies. Sci-fi thriller, starring Richard Egan, Patricia Owens, John Ericson and Michael AnsaraFilm/Detective/Thriller/Science Fiction

16:35Broken Lance[SUB]
Cattle baron Matt Devereaux attacks a copper mine that is polluting his land, but when the law catches up with him, his son Joe loyally claims responsibility. Three years later, Joe is released from prison to find his three half-brothers have driven their father to an early grave, so plots revenge. Western, with Spencer Tracy, Robert Wagner and Richard WidmarkFilm/Western

18:30The Lovely Bones Special
Saoirse Ronan discusses her role in Peter Jackson's new film, as a murder victim observing her family from the afterlifeFilm/Cinema

A medieval knight and his lover are separated by a wicked curse which turns her into a hawk during the day, and him into a wolf at night. A thief rescued by the knight becomes determined to break the spell - but his stubborn saviour is more concerned with revenge on the bishop who cast it. Fantasy adventure, starring Rutger Hauer, Michelle Pfeiffer and Matthew BroderickFilm/Fantasy

An ambitious bartender and his mentor become the talk of New York before their differences drive them apart. Travelling to Hawaii, the barman becomes torn between the waitress he loves and a wealthy older woman who can make his dreams of running his own establishment come true. Drama, starring Tom Cruise, Bryan Brown and Elisabeth ShueFilm/General Movie/Drama

23:00Rita, Sue and Bob Too[SUB]
A bored married man decides the only way to get around his wife's indifferent attitude to sex is to have a fling with the teenage girls who babysit for them. However, it proves to be a risky manoeuvre, and his other half soon gets wind of the trio's liaisons through local gossip. Comedy, starring Siobhan Finneran, Michelle Holmes, George Costigan, Lesley Sharp and Willie RossFilm/Comedy

00:50Prizzi's Honor
An Italian-American hitman who owes allegiance to an influential Mafia family abandons his girlfriend to marry a freelance assassin - only to discover that each of them has been hired to kill the other. John Huston's black comedy drama, starring Jack Nicholson and Kathleen Turner alongside an Oscar-winning Anjelica HustonFilm/General Movie/Drama/Comedy