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11:00Death 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

12:45Pony Express
Buffalo Bill Cody and Wild Bill Hickok defy saboteurs to open up an east-west route for the pioneering mail service - as well as foiling a plot to prevent California becoming part of the Union. Western, starring Charlton Heston, Forrest Tucker, Rhonda Fleming and Jan SterlingFilm/Western

14:35Destination Moon
A private businessman pays for an expedition to the moon - hoping to get there before the Russians - only to find his rocket may not have enough fuel for the return journey. Sci-fi adventure, starring John Archer, Tom Powers and Warner AndersonFilm/Science Fiction

16:35Great Expectations[SUB AD BW]
A penniless orphan falls madly in love with the cold-hearted adopted daughter of an eccentric old woman. A mysterious benefactor gives him the chance to rise through London's high society, but in the process he forgets his humble roots and is unprepared for the strange truth about the girl he loves and the stranger funding his new life. Drama, based on Charles Dickens' novel, starring John Mills, Jean Simmons and Alec GuinnessFilm/General Movie/Drama

18:50Matthew Vaughn on Kick-Ass
Director Matthew Vaughn talks about bringing the controversial cult comic-book Kick-Ass to the big-screenFilm/Cinema

A bumbling New York cop is unable to pursue a gang of bank robbers in their souped-up getaway car because he does not have a driving licence. Fortunately, help is on hand in the form of a taxi driver with dreams of becoming a racing driver, and whose customised cab can give the crooks a run for their money. Comedy thriller remake, starring Queen Latifah, Jimmy Fallon and Gisele BundchenFilm/Comedy

20:50Tilda Swinton on I Am Love
The Oscar-winning actress discusses her role in the Italian drama about a wealthy family thrown into confusion by a sudden deathFilm/Cinema

21:00Control[SUB BW]
Premiere. Biopic of Ian Curtis, the troubled lead singer of Joy Division, who took his own life at the age of 23. The band rise to success in the post-punk era of the late 1970s, but Curtis struggles with the pressures of fame, a failing marriage, uncontrollable epilepsy and an affair with a Belgian journalist. Based on the book by Curtis' wife Deborah, and starring Sam Riley and Samantha MortonFilm/General Movie/Drama

23:2024 Hour Party People[SUB]
Biopic of Tony Wilson, journalist, founder of Factory Records and the Hacienda nightclub and the man credited with breathing new life into Manchester's music scene, introducing the world to bands including Joy Division, New Order and the Happy Mondays. Starring Steve Coogan, John Simm, Keith Allen, Ralf Little, Andy Serkis and Shirley HendersonFilm/General Movie/Drama

01:35Kissing Jessica Stein[SUB]
An unlucky-in-love woman turns to the personal ads in an attempt to hook up with Mr Right - but ends up embarking on a tentative relationship with another woman, a romance that soon causes all manner of family problems. Romantic comedy, starring Jennifer Westfeldt and Heather Juergensen, who also adapted the screenplay from their off-Broadway productionFilm/Comedy