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11:00The Fighting Seabees[SUB BW]
Two construction workers battle against Japanese forces in the South Pacific during World War Two, while competing for the affections of a local woman. However, when one recklessly causes a tragedy, he seeks redemption by launching an attack on a tank battalion. Drama, starring John Wayne, Susan Hayward and Dennis O'KeefeFilm/Adventure/War

12:55Death 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

14:35Penny Serenade[SUB BW]
A couple are devastated by the discovery that they can't have children, but try to secure their happiness by adopting. However, it seems fate has dealt them a cruel blow, and when tragedy strikes again they begin drifting apart - and this time there looks to be little hope of salvaging the relationship. Romantic drama, starring Cary Grant, Irene Dunne, Edgar Buchanan, Ann Doran and Beulah BondiFilm/General Movie/Drama

16:55Murder Most Foul[SUB BW]
Eccentric sleuth Miss Marple treads the boards for an amateur theatrical troupe in a bid to identify a killer in the cast and clear the name of a man accused of his landlady's murder. Agatha Christie whodunit, starring Margaret Rutherford, Ron Moody, Charles Tingwell, Andrew Cruickshank and Megs JenkinsFilm/Mystery

18:40The Love Bug
Herbie, an irrepressible Beetle car with a mind of its own, takes a shine to a struggling racing driver and helps him win a string of victories on the track. However, his success attracts the attentions of an unscrupulous rival competitor, who will go to any lengths to win the most important race of all. Disney comedy, starring Dean Jones, Michele Lee, Buddy Hackett and David TomlinsonFilm/Comedy

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

21:00Slumdog Millionaire[SUB AD]
An uneducated teenager from the Mumbai slums is only one question away from winning India's Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? However, the authorities are reluctant to believe a youngster from such a humble background could succeed without cheating, and demand an explanation. Danny Boyle's Oscar-winning drama, starring Dev Patel, Freida Pinto, Madhur Mittal and Anil KapoorFilm/General Movie/Drama

23:20Better Things
Premiere. Drama, following the lives of the residents of a small British town, including a recently hospitalised woman trying to connect with her reclusive sister, a couple whose marriage is falling apart and a bereaved man turning to drugs to cope with his loss. Drama, starring Patricia Loveland, Rachel McIntyre and Liam McIlfatrickFilm/General Movie/Drama

01:10Cinema Extreme[SUB]
Love Me or Leave Me Alone
Against the backdrop of the countryside, a couple try to understand and express their feelings for each otherGeneral Education/Science/Factual Topics

01:30The Cat's Meow
Fact-based drama exploring the final days of American film producer Thomas Ince in 1924. The story is recounted from the perspective of novelist Elinor Glyn, who recalls attending a glamorous society party thrown by media tycoon William Randolph Hearst aboard his yacht where the movie mogul would ultimately meet his doom - but how or why remain uncertain. Starring Joanna Lumley, Kirsten Dunst and Eddie Izzard as comedy legend Charlie ChaplinFilm/General Movie/Drama