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FilmFour TV listings guide Today.

11:00Carry On Abroad[SUB]
British holiday-makers jet off on a package holiday to the Spanish resort of Elsbels. Unluckily, not only is the hotel short of staff, but it also has no walls, ceilings or entertainment. Further mishaps leave the tourists fuming - until they sample a local punch laced with an aphrodisiac. Comedy, with Sid James, Kenneth Williams, Charles Hawtrey and Joan SimsFilm/Comedy

12:45This Happy Breed[SUB AD]
A working-class family moves into a new suburban home after the father returns from service in the First World War. However, the couple and their children struggle to adjust to life higher up the social ladder. David Lean's drama, scripted by Noel Coward and based on his play, starring Robert Newton, Celia Johnson, Robert Stanley Holloway and John MillsFilm/General Movie/Drama

14:55The Time Machine[SUB]
A Victorian scientist creates a machine that catapults him through time and sends him far into the future to a nightmarish age when the human race has divided into two species - one a gentle childlike race dwelling on the surface of the planet, the other a subterranean tribe of cannibals. Sci-fi adventure, starring Rod Taylo, Yvette Mimieux, Alan Young and Sebastian CabotFilm/Science Fiction

16:55The Spiderwick Chronicles[SUB HD]
Life for identical twins Jared and Simon and their sister Mallory begins afresh when their mother inherits a spooky mansion. But after moving in, strange things begin to happen, and as the youngsters investigate, they discover a book that opens up a mysterious world of amazing supernatural creatures. Fantasy adventure, starring Freddie Highmore in a dual role alongside Sarah Bolger and Nick NolteFilm/Fantasy/Adventure

18:45The Land Girls
Three Land Army agricultural volunteers from very different social backgrounds are sent to work on a remote Dorset farm. Despite their differences, the three women become close friends during their time working the land, while one falls in love with the farmer's son. Wartime drama, with Catherine McCormack, Anna Friel, Rachel Weisz, Tom Georgeson and Steven MackintoshFilm/General Movie/Drama

21:00Hot Rod[SUB HD]
Small-town loser Rod dreams of being an Evel Knievel-style daredevil motorcyclist, despite having little, if any talent for it. When his stepfather becomes critically ill, the family need to raise money for an operation, so Rod decides to rise to the occasion by planning a record-breaking stunt. Comedy, starring Andy Samberg, Ian McShane and Sissy SpacekFilm/Comedy

22:45The Omen[SUB HD]
An American diplomat secretly adopts a newborn baby when his own son dies at birth. As a series of unusual deaths occurs around him, he gradually comes to suspect the awful truth - the child he is raising is the son of the Devil. Richard Donner's horror, starring Gregory Peck, Lee Remick, Billie Whitelaw, David Warner and Patrick Troughton, with Jerry Goldsmith supplying the Oscar-winning scoreFilm/Horror

00:55Memories of Matsuko[HD]
An aimless failed musician spends his days drinking heavily after being kicked out of his band and dumped by his girlfriend. When ordered by his father to clear out his dead aunt's house, he becomes fascinated by her eventful but tragic life, that saw her drift through a series of affairs and into the Yakuza underworld. Japanese drama, starring Miki Nakatani and EitaFilm/General Movie/Drama

03:35Dog Altogether[SUB HD REP]
Bafta-winning short directed by Paddy Considine, about a man plagued by a self-destructive rage who seeks refuge in a charity shop in the hope of finding redemption. Peter Mullan, Olivia Colman and Karl Johnson starGeneral Movie/Drama