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11:00Blithe Spirit[SUB HD]
A novelist is shocked to find the ghost of his first wife haunting him and his new spouse, and sets out to find a way of getting rid of the annoying apparition. He employs the services of a local clairvoyant in an attempt to drive the phantom away - but her methods seem doomed to failure. David Lean's adaptation of Noel Coward's supernatural comedy, starring Rex Harrison, Kay Hammond and Margaret Rutherford, with Coward himself providing the narrationFilm/Comedy

12:504Films For[SUB REP]
Armstrong and Miller offer words of advice taken from classic movie momentsFilm/Cinema

13:00Planet of the Apes[SUB HD]
An astronaut crash-lands on a mysterious planet where humans are mute primitives and treated as slaves by intelligent apes. The world's simian rulers are horrified when the space explorer reveals he can speak and plan to have him killed, but two chimpanzee scientists are determined to learn from the new arrival. Sci-fi drama, starring Charlton Heston, Roddy McDowall, Kim Hunter and Maurice EvansFilm/Science Fiction

15:10Carry On Sergeant[SUB BW]
A military sergeant approaching retirement hopes to end his career on a high note by seeing his last lot of recruits come first in an annual competition to find the best squad in the forces. However, he is not prepared for the hopeless band of misfits placed under his command. The first in the comedy series, starring William Hartnell and Bob MonkhouseFilm/Comedy

16:50Batman[SUB HD]
The caped crusader and his sidekick Robin discover that four of their worst enemies are now working together. The villains plan to use a machine that turns people into dust at a gathering of world leaders, allowing them to seize power. Comedy adventure based on the TV series, starring Adam West, Burt Ward, Burgess Meredith and Frank GorshinFilm/Comedy/Adventure

18:50Grease[SUB AD HD]
Rebellious American teenager Danny falls for innocent Australian girl Sandy during the summer holidays, but when he later finds out she is a new student at his school, he risks losing her love by trying to act cool in front of his friends. Romantic musical set in the 1950s, starring John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, Stockard Channing, Jeff Conaway, Didi Conn and Barry PearlFilm/Musical

21:00Brassed Off[SUB AD]
The leader of a South Yorkshire colliery band is determined to see its members compete in a prestigious competition, despite his own failing health - but the musicians are more concerned with the threatened closure of their pit. Drama, starring Pete Postlethwaite, Ewan McGregor, Stephen Tompkinson and Tara FitzGeraldFilm/General Movie/Drama

American battlefield surgeons embark on a campaign of drinking, womanising and practical jokes in an attempt to alleviate the horror of the Korean War. Satirical comedy drama directed by Robert Altman, which spawned a long-running TV series. Starring Donald Sutherland, Elliott Gould, Tom Skerritt, Sally Kellerman and Robert DuvallFilm/Comedy/General Movie/Drama

01:20La Regle du Jeu[BW HD]
Romantic intrigues expose striking class divisions at an aristocratic shooting party in a country house. Comedy drama, directed by and starring Jean Renoir. With Marcel Dalio, Nora Gregor, Paulette Dubost and Mila Parely. In FrenchFilm/Comedy

03:254Films For[SUB REP]
Armstrong and Miller offer words of advice taken from classic movie momentsFilm/Cinema