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11:00Oliver Twist[SUB AD BW]
A runaway orphan becomes involved with a dangerous gang of backstreet thieves and pickpockets led by the elderly crook Fagin, and ends up in peril after a wealthy benefactor tries to save him from a life of crime. Drama, based on the Charles Dickens novel, starring Alec Guinness, Anthony Newley, John Howard Davies and Robert NewtonFilm/General Movie/Drama

13:15All about Eve[SUB BW HD]
An ageing stage star is flattered by the attention of an adoring fan, and decides to take the young woman under her wing as her personal assistant - unaware that her new protegee is really a ruthlessly ambitious, budding actor who will do all that it takes to steal the limelight. Oscar-winning drama, starring Bette Davis, Anne Baxter, George Sanders, Thelma Ritter, Marilyn Monroe and Celeste HolmFilm/General Movie/Drama

15:55Howards End[SUB AD]
Three families from very different backgrounds are thrown together when an aristocratic woman bequeaths part of her estate to a friend, meeting with outrage from her relatives. When the will disappears, the stage is set for a conflict with tragic consequences. Merchant Ivory period drama, based on EM Forster's novel, starring Emma Thompson, Anthony Hopkins and Helena Bonham CarterFilm/General Movie/Drama

18:454Films For[SUB REP]
Armstrong and Miller offer words of advice taken from classic movie momentsFilm/Cinema

18:50The Straight Story[SUB HD]
An old man embarks on a bizarre cross-country journey to visit his estranged brother, hoping to heal the rift between them before it is too late. Though his eyesight leaves much to be desired, he carries on regardless - choosing a motorised lawnmower as his form of transport. David Lynch's drama, starring Richard Farnsworth, Sissy Spacek, Jane Galloway, Everett McGill and Harry Dean StantonFilm/General Movie/Drama

21:00The Godfather[SUB HD]
Hospitalised after an attempt on his life, the patriarch of the Corleone crime family passes control to his three sons - the violent and unpredictable Sonny, the weak-willed Fredo, and Michael, the youngest brother who reluctantly takes up the reins and yet proves to be the most ruthless of them all. Francis Ford Coppola's gangster drama, starring Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan, John Cazale, Talia Shire, Robert Duvall and Diane KeatonFilm/General Movie/Drama/Detective/Thriller

00:20Hunger[SUB AD HD]
Fact-based drama depicting the efforts of Irish Republican inmates in Northern Ireland's Maze prison to gain political prisoner status, focusing on the 66-day hunger strike undertaken by Bobby Sands in 1981, which resulted in his death. Starring Michael Fassbender, Stuart Graham, Liam Cunningham and Helena BereenFilm/General Movie/Drama

02:10Beautiful Thing
A tentative relationship develops between two very different gay teenagers - Jamie, a shy outsider living with his brassy single mother, and Ste, who is popular at school but regularly on the receiving end of violence from his father and brother at home. Coming-of-age drama, starring Glen Berry, Scott Neal, Linda Henry, Meera Syal and Ben DanielsFilm/General Movie/Drama