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11:00The Lady Wants Mink[SUB]
A housewife dreams of owning a fur coat, but is prevented from doing so by her husband's modest income. In an attempt to achieve her goal, she starts breeding her own mink, but the venture proves unpopular with her landlord. Comedy, starring Ruth Hussey, Dennis O'Keefe and Eve ArdenFilm/Comedy

12:45The Left Hand of God[SUB]
An American mercenary in the pay of a warlord in Forties China has second thoughts about his employer, so assumes the identity of a dead Catholic priest to make his escape. Seeking sanctuary in a mountain mission, he reluctantly adapts to religious life. However, his cover is threatened when he falls for a nurse. Romantic adventure, with Humphrey Bogart, Gene Tierney, Agnes Moorhead and Lee J CobbFilm/Adventure/War

Two rival motoring enthusiasts engage in a friendly race on the way back from the London-to-Brighton veteran car rally. However, their light-hearted attitude turns into heated competition as they approach the finishing line, with their friendship seemingly doomed - while their long-suffering other halves have to contend with their obsession. Comedy, starring Dinah Sheridan, John Gregson, Kenneth More and Kay KendallFilm/Comedy

16:15Doctor in Distress[SUB]
Amorous medic Simon Sparrow tries to sort out the romantic problems in his life - and has the added complication of playing Cupid for his pompous boss Sir Lancelot Spratt. Hospital comedy, with Dirk Bogarde making his last appearance in the role alongside James Robertson Justice, Samantha Eggar, Barbara Murray, Donald Houston and Mylene DemongeotFilm/Comedy

18:20The Phantom of the Opera[SUB]
A disfigured composer lurks in the catacombs beneath a Paris opera house, giving rise to stories that the building is haunted. The lonely maestro becomes infatuated with a talented young singer, and plans to turn her into a star. However, his love for her is doomed to end in tragedy. Adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical, starring Gerard Butler, Emmy Rossum, Miranda Richardson and Minnie DriverFilm/Musical

21:00Stardust[SUB AD]
A shop assistant in Victorian England enters a magical world in search of a fallen star to give to the girl of his dreams. He discovers the star has taken on the form of a beautiful woman, whom he helps flee from an evil witch and a murderous prince. Fantasy adventure, starring Charlie Cox, Claire Danes, Michelle Pfeiffer, Robert De Niro, Mark Strong and Sienna Miller, while Ian McKellen narratesFilm/Fantasy/Adventure

23:25The Machinist
A factory worker suffering from chronic insomnia has not slept properly in over a year. When his extreme fatigue results in a tragic accident, his colleagues turn on him and he sinks into a state of intense paranoia, becoming obsessed with a man nobody else believes exists. Psychological thriller, starring Christian Bale, Jennifer Jason Leigh and Michael IronsideFilm/Detective/Thriller

01:25The Conformist
A sexually repressed man in Thirties Italy is consumed by an irresistible need to fit in with society, which leads him to embrace Fascism as Mussolini rises to power. As his allegiance to the regime takes over his life, he agrees to seek out and assassinate his old college professor. Bernardo Bertolucci's drama, with Jean-Louis Trintignant and Stefania SandrelliFilm/General Movie/Drama