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11:00Broken Lance[SUB HD]
A cattle baron's son is sentenced to three years in jail after taking the blame for his father's attack on a copper mine, committed in revenge for the pollution of his land. On release from prison, he discovers his three half-brothers have driven their father to an early grave - and he now intends to make them pay. Western, starring Spencer Tracy, Robert Wagner, Richard Widmark and Earl HollimanFilm/Western

12:55The Ghost and Mrs Muir[SUB AD BW]
A lonely widow moves into a seaside cottage, despite rumours that it is haunted. Sure enough, she finds herself sharing her home with the spirit of a dead sea captain - but his efforts to scare her away prove unsuccessful, and instead a growing attraction develops between the pair as she agrees to write his biography. Romantic fantasy, starring Gene Tierney, Rex Harrison and George SandersFilm/Fantasy

15:00Only the Valiant[SUB BW]
A tough cavalry officer selects six unlikely comrades to undertake a vital mission to defend an isolated fort against marauding Apaches. His men's initial hostility soon turns to respect, however, as they realise his wily ways will see them through the conflict. Western adventure based on a novel by Charles Marquis Warren, starring Gregory Peck, Barbara Payton, Ward Bond and Lon Chaney JrFilm/Western

17:05Porridge[SUB AD]
Cellmates Fletcher and Godber are coerced into aiding an escape attempt organised by the sinister Grouty. However, the two jailbirds have a struggle breaking back in again before their absence is detected by the formidable Mr Mackay. Comedy based on the TV series, starring Ronnie Barker, Richard Beckinsale, Peter Vaughan, Fulton Mackay and Brian WildeFilm/Comedy

18:55The Secret Life of Bees[SUB HD]
Premiere. A 14-year-old girl who accidentally killed her mother when she was a toddler flees her home, accompanied by the family's housekeeper. While searching for a location from her mother's past, they find solace with three sisters who run a bee-keeping business. Drama set in the deep south of America during the 1960s, starring Dakota Fanning, Queen Latifah, Jennifer Hudson and Alicia KeysFilm/General Movie/Drama

21:00Joy Ride[SUB HD]
A couple of pranksters ill-advisedly tease a trucker over a CB radio - unaware the butt of their jokes is in fact a murderous psychopath. Having provoked the killer to the pitch of fury, they become locked into a terrifying and unrelenting chase across America, as they attempt to throw the killer off their trail. Thriller, starring Steve Zahn, Paul Walker, Leelee Sobieski and Jessica BowmanFilm/Detective/Thriller

22:50Lucky Number Slevin[SUB HD]
A case of mistaken identity plunges an ordinary man into the middle of a war between crime syndicates. With no means of proving who he really is, he finds himself forced to pay off a friend's debt to an underworld kingpin by assassinating a rival mobster. Crime thriller, starring Josh Hartnett, Bruce Willis, Lucy Liu, Morgan Freeman and Ben KingsleyFilm/Detective/Thriller

00:55Alfie[SUB AD HD]
A cockney lothario leads a charmed life, enjoying casual sex with as many women as possible with no thought of the consequences. However, a series of unexpected setbacks forces him to finally take stock of his life. Comedy drama based on the play by Bill Naughton, starring Michael Caine, Jane Asher, Millicent Martin, Shirley Anne Field, Shelley Winters and Denholm ElliottFilm/Comedy/General Movie/Drama

03:10Attack the Block Special[SUB REP]
Preview of the sci-fi comedy, featuring interviews with the cast and director Joe CornishFilm/Cinema