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FilmFour TV listings guide Today.

11:00The Spy in Black[SUB BW]
A German spy falls for an apparently sympathetic schoolteacher during a First World War mission, unaware the object of his affections is in fact an English double agent, a situation that threatens to jeopardise an operation to destroy the British fleet in the Orkneys in 1917. Powell and Pressburger's romantic drama, starring Conrad Veidt, Valerie Hobson and Marius GoringFilm/General Movie/Drama

12:40Pony Express[SUB]
Buffalo Bill Cody and Wild Bill Hickok defy saboteurs to open up an east-west route for the pioneering mail service - as well as foiling a plot to prevent California becoming part of the Union. Western, starring Charlton Heston, Forrest Tucker, Rhonda Fleming and Jan SterlingFilm/Western

14:40Saboteur[SUB BW HD]
An American munitions worker is wrongly suspected of sabotage when a munitions factory burns down, and he goes on the run - little realising a way of clearing his name is just around the corner. Hitchcock thriller, co-written by Dorothy Parker, starring Robert Cummings, Priscilla Lane, Otto Kruger and Norman LloydFilm/Detective/Thriller

16:50Please Sir![SUB]
A put-upon form teacher at an inner-city secondary school struggles to cope with his disruptive pupils and tempts fate by taking them on a fortnight's trip to an outdoor pursuits centre. Big-screen version of the TV comedy, starring John Alderton, Deryck Guyler, Noel Howlett, Joan Sanderson and Richard DaviesFilm/Comedy

18:50Flight of the Phoenix[SUB AD HD]
The crew and passengers of a cargo plane are left stranded in the Gobi desert after a crash. They embark on a desperate plan to return to civilisation - by building a new plane out of the wreckage of the old one. Action adventure remake, starring Dennis Quaid, Tyrese Gibson, Giovanni Ribisi, Miranda Otto and Hugh LaurieFilm/Adventure

21:00Sex and the City[SUB AD HD]
Fashion-mad journalist Carrie Bradshaw prepares for her wedding, which is becoming an increasingly lavish affair. However, husband-to-be Big is having second thoughts, while her friends wrestle with personal crises of their own. Comedy, based on the TV series, starring Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Cattrall, Kristin Davis and Cynthia NixonFilm/Comedy

23:45The Manchurian Candidate[SUB AD HD]
A Gulf War veteran is plagued by nightmares and is convinced something strange happened to him and his comrades during the conflict - but as he tries to get to the root of the problem, it becomes clear that powerful, shadowy figures in the political world do not want him to probe too deeply. Jonathan Demme's remake of the 1962 thriller, with Denzel Washington, Liev Schreiber, Meryl Streep and Jon VoightFilm/Detective/Thriller

02:10The Woodsman[SUB]
A convicted child molester attempts to rebuild his life after 12 years in prison, but the task is made difficult by the suspicion and revulsion of those around him - and by the constant struggle with his own inner nature. Drama, starring Kevin Bacon, Kyra Sedgwick and Mos DefFilm/General Movie/Drama