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11:0023 Paces to Baker Street[SUB AD]

A blind playwright overhears a conversation in a London pub concerning a kidnapped child. He goes straight to the police, but they dismiss his story as the product of an overactive imagination, forcing him to take matters into his own hands. With the help of his fiancee and secretary, he sets out to rescue the child and catch the crooks - but his only clue is the scent of a distinctive perfume. Thriller, with Van Johnson, Cecil Parker, Patricia Laffan and Vera MilesFilm/Detective/Thriller
13:00Nacho Libre[SUB AD HD]

A portly Mexican friar working as a cook in an orphanage adopts the guise of a masked wrestler. He teams up with a street thief to enter a competition to win money to feed the children - and hopefully impress a beautiful nun. Comedy, starring Jack Black, Ana de la Reguera, Hector Jimenez and Cesar GonzalezFilm/Comedy
14:45McLintock![SUB HD]

A hard-drinking cattle baron is determined to stop events spiralling out of control when his estranged wife turns up demanding a divorce. Meanwhile, an ardent suitor is pursuing his flighty daughter, and corrupt government agents are turning a blind eye to land grabbers. Comedy Western, starring John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara, Yvonne de Carlo, Patrick Wayne and Stefanie PowersFilm/Western/Comedy
17:10The African Queen[SUB AD HD]

A prim missionary is forced to flee her home in an African colony at the outbreak of the First World War. The only transport available comes courtesy of a gin-sodden Canadian riverboat captain, and as the bickering and unlikely travelling companions make their perilous journey, she persuades him to aid the British war effort. Romantic adventure, starring Humphrey Bogart, Katharine Hepburn and Robert MorleyFilm/Adventure/War
19:15Jingle All the Way[SUB AD HD]

A workaholic father tries to make up for his perpetual absence from home by promising to buy his son a hugely popular action figure for Christmas - little realising every other father in town has the same idea. Comedy, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sinbad, Jake Lloyd, Rita Wilson, Robert Conrad and Phil HartmanFilm/Comedy
21:00The Day The Earth Stood Still[SUB AD HD]

An alien arrives on Earth, accompanied by an awesomely powerful robot, on a fateful mission - to decide if the human race deserves to continue existing and, if not, to wipe them out. The visitor is imprisoned in a military facility, but a scientist helps him escape, hoping to prove that mankind is worth saving. Sci-fi drama remake, starring Keanu Reeves and Jennifer ConnellyFilm/Science Fiction
23:00The Page Turner

Ten-year-old Melanie's application for a place at a prestigious music school is ruined when one of the judges, a world-famous pianist, disrupts her audition. Years later, an adult Melanie gets a job working for the woman who destroyed her musical career, and secretly plots revenge. French thriller, starring Catherine Frot, Deborah Francois, Pascal Greggory and Xavier De Guillebon. In FrenchFilm/Detective/Thriller

00:40In the Cut[SUB HD]

A New York teacher witnesses a sexual assault that led to murder and becomes involved in a lust-filled relationship with the detective who arrives to interview her. But with a killer roaming the city and too many suspects close to home, she is unsure who she can really trust. Thriller from director Jane Campion, starring Meg Ryan, Mark Ruffalo, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Kevin Bacon and the late Patrice O'NealFilm/Detective/Thriller