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11:00The Card[SUB BW]
The bright but penniless son of a 19th-century washerwoman resorts to a variety of ingenious methods to get on in the world. He struggles to avoid the advances of a gold-digger, and eventually comes to realise he has a responsibility to his roots. Period comedy based on a story by Arnold Bennett, starring Alec Guinness, Glynis Johns, Valerie Hobson and Petula ClarkFilm/Comedy

12:50Green Zone Special
Matt Damon and director Paul Greengrass discuss the Iraq War thrillerFilm/Cinema

13:00Dr Dolittle[SUB]
A doctor is stunned to discover he can talk to animals, and it is not long before his home and surgery are taken over by an assortment of ailing creatures in need of help. However, when the medic's odd behaviour attracts his colleagues' attention, he is forced to rely on his new-found furry friends to save him from the asylum. Comedy, starring Eddie Murphy, Ossie Davis and Oliver PlattFilm/Comedy

14:4013 Rue Madeleine[SUB BW]
Veteran officer Robert Sharkey is recruited to train a team of intelligence service agents. When one of them turns out to be a German mole, Sharkey feeds him misinformation to take back to the Gestapo. However, the rogue spy outsmarts his peers and murders an agent. Without time to recruit a replacement, Sharkey steps in to head a dangerous mission in the heart of Nazi-occupied France. World War Two thriller, with James Cagney, Richard Conte, Walter Abel, Frank Latimore and AnnabellaFilm/Detective/Thriller/Adventure/War

16:30Blithe Spirit[SUB]
A novelist is shocked to find the ghost of his first wife haunting him and his new spouse, and sets out to find a way of getting rid of the annoying apparition. He employs the services of a local clairvoyant in an attempt to drive the phantom away - but her methods seem doomed to failure. David Lean's adaptation of Noel Coward's supernatural comedy, starring Rex Harrison, Kay Hammond and Margaret Rutherford, with Coward himself providing the narrationFilm/Comedy

18:20Green Zone Special
Matt Damon and director Paul Greengrass discuss the Iraq War thrillerFilm/Cinema

18:25K-19: the Widowmaker[SUB]
The captain of Russia's first nuclear submarine is demoted for expressing fears that the vessel is unfit for commission. However, his anxieties prove well-founded when the reactor malfunctions, creating the possibility of a nuclear explosion the US would mistake for an attack - potentially starting World War Three. Kathryn Bigelow's fact-based thriller, based on actual events, starring Harrison Ford, Liam Neeson and Peter SarsgaardFilm/Detective/Thriller

21:00She's the Man[SUB AD]
Soccer-mad Viola's football team is disbanded, and the only other side in the area is all male - so she resorts to disguising herself as her twin brother to win a place on the squad. However, she falls for a team-mate who only has eyes for another girl - who in turn takes a liking to Viola in her male guise. Teenage romantic comedy, loosely based on Shakespeare's Twelfth Night, starring Amanda Bynes, Channing Tatum, Laura Ramsey and Vinnie JonesFilm/Comedy

23:00Day Watch
Premiere. Troubled hero Anton tries to redeem his son, who has fallen in with the forces of darkness, but his efforts lead to him being framed for breaking a centuries-long truce and marked for death. Meanwhile, the hunt is on for an ancient mystical artefact that could bring the conflict between light and dark to an end. The sequel to Russian fantasy Night Watch, starring Konstantin Khabensky and Mariya PoroshinaFilm/Fantasy

01:30You Can Count on Me[SUB]
A single mother is quietly getting on with life in the small town where she grew up and hoping to keep her young son safe from the pitfalls of modern life - but when her wayward brother turns up in need of financial and emotional support, she fears he will be a bad influence on her child. Drama, starring Laura Linney, Rory Culkin and Mark RuffaloFilm/General Movie/Drama