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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

13:00Freaky Friday[SUB]
A mother and her rebellious teenage daughter magically switch bodies for a day, resulting in an unforgettable insight into each other's lives. Disney fantasy comedy, with Jodie Foster, Barbara Harris, Patsy Kelly, John Astin, Charlene Tilton and Sorrell BookeFilm/Comedy

14:55Meet Me in St Louis
A close-knit family learn the father of the household has been promoted to a better job in New York. They struggle to come to terms with the prospect of leaving their friends behind, and are horrified to realise they may all miss the World's Fair to boot. Meanwhile teenage daughter Esther faces the abrupt termination of her romance with the boy next door. Musical, starring Judy Garland, Tom Drake and Margaret O'BrienFilm/Musical

17:10King Solomon's Mines[SUB]
A rugged soldier of fortune is hired by a woman to help find her father, who has gone missing in the African wilderness. However, his mission gets him caught up in the search for a legendary treasure trove - as well as fighting for his life against cannibals, the German army and a vengeful old foe. Action adventure, based on H Rider Haggard's novel, with Richard Chamberlain, Sharon Stone, Herbert Lom and John Rhys-DaviesFilm/Adventure/War

19:05Big Momma's House 2[SUB AD]
Determined FBI agent Malcolm Turner again dons a fat suit and wig to pose as overweight and overeager Big Momma, who goes undercover as a nanny in a bid to gather vital information from a woman whose husband is under investigation for murder. Comedy sequel, starring Martin Lawrence, Nia Long and Emily ProcterFilm/Comedy

21:00The Italian Job[SUB]
A crook puts together a motley gang to steal 4million in bullion from an Italian armoured car, which brings Turin to a standstill and enables them to make a quick getaway in a fleet of minis - but they end up falling foul of the Mafia along the way. Crime comedy, starring Michael Caine, Noel Coward, Benny Hill, Tony Beckley and John Le MesurierFilm/Comedy

22:55Matthew Vaughn on Kick-Ass
Director Matthew Vaughn talks about bringing the controversial cult comic-book Kick-Ass to the big-screenFilm/Cinema

23:00The Business[SUB]
Jailbird Frankie flees Britain to start a new life on the Costa del Sol. He is soon drawn into the inner circle of a British gangster living in exile, but his relationship with a psychotic crook's girlfriend threatens to bring his criminal career to an abrupt end. Eighties-set comedy drama, starring Danny Dyer, Tamer Hassan and Geoff BellFilm/General Movie/Drama

00:50Tales From Earthsea
A wizard sets out to find the cause of a series of disturbing, unexplained events devastating the kingdom he lives in. During his travels, he meets a teenage boy haunted by disturbing visions which he believes are linked to the growing crisis, and also discovers an old enemy has returned to take revenge. Animated fantasy, based on Ursula K Le Guin's series of novels, with the voices of Timothy Dalton, Willem Dafoe and Matt LevinFilm/Animated Movie/Drama

03:00Danny Boyle Special
The Oscar-winning director of Trainspotting and Slumdog Millionaire discusses his careerFilm/Cinema