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11:00The One That Got Away[BW]
Fact-based Second World War adventure about a German pilot who repeatedly escaped from British prison camps. Transferred to Montreal, he managed to break out and cross the border into America in a bid to rejoin his squadron. Starring Hardy Kruger, Michael Goodliffe, Colin Gordon and Terence AlexanderFilm/Adventure/War

13:15The Iron Petticoat
A female Russian pilot defects to the West due to anger at sexual discrimination in the Soviet Air Force. A US Air Force officer tries to convince the committed communist of the benefits of life in the West and romance blossoms - but the KGB are soon stalking the couple. Comedy, starring Bob Hope, Katharine Hepburn, James Robertson Justice and Robert HelpmannFilm/Comedy

15:05A Matter of Life and Death
A Second World War bomber pilot survives a plane crash and falls in love with a radio operator he had first spoken to during the fateful flight. He later learns that he was destined to die in the disaster - but remains determined to continue his life on Earth, and insists on a trial to resolve the issue. Powell and Pressburger's Romantic fantasy, starring David Niven, Roger Livesey, Marius Goring and Kim HunterFilm/Fantasy

17:10Bless This House
Middle-aged father Sid Abbott's dream of building an illegal whisky still is continually frustrated by his son and daughter. However, he has a bigger problem when new neighbours move in next door and conflict instantly erupts. British comedy, based on the sitcom, starring Sid James, Diana Coupland and Sally GeesonFilm/Comedy

18:55Guess Who
African-American parents are thrilled to learn their daughter has finally found her Mr Right, and look forward to meeting him. However, dad is less than impressed when he comes face to face with his white prospective son-in-law - leading to all manner of hilarity as he tries to split the happy couple up. Romantic comedy, starring Bernie Mac, Ashton Kutcher, Zoe Saldana and Judith ScottFilm/Comedy

21:00In Her Shoes
Two sisters have little in common, one is a financially irresponsible flirt and the other is a mature and staid lawyer. However, the pair are brought together when they learn of a dark family secret. Curtis Hanson's comedy drama, based on a novel by Jennifer Weiner, starring Cameron Diaz, Toni Collette and Shirley MacLaineFilm/General Movie/Drama/Comedy

A former bowling champion prodigy turns conman and alcoholic when an accident leads to the loss of his hand. To revive his flagging fortunes, he goes all out to persuade a gifted Amish man to take up the sport professionally so he can cash in on his prize-winnings. Comedy from the Farrelly brothers, starring Woody Harrelson, Randy Quaid, Vanessa Angel and Bill MurrayFilm/Comedy

01:45The Return
Two brothers are stunned when a stranger turns up out of the blue, claiming to be their estranged father. However, as he whisks the youngsters off on a fishing trip, one of them comes to suspect he is not who he claims to be. Russian drama, starring Vladimir Garin, Ivan Dobronravov and Konstantin LavronenkoFilm/General Movie/Drama