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11:00Carry On Teacher[SUB AD BW]

A headmaster hopes to land a more prestigious job at a better school, but his pupils do not want him to leave. When two inspectors pay a visit, the mischievous students see a chance to sabotage his career plans with a series of pranks. Comedy, starring Ted Ray, Kenneth Connor, Charles Hawtrey and Kenneth WilliamsFilm/Comedy
12:45The Quiet Man[SUB]

An American prizefighter retires after killing an opponent in the ring, and returns to his Irish roots in a village in Galway, where he falls for a local woman. Unfortunately, their romance is hampered by a conflict with her brother over a property matter. John Ford's Oscar-winning romantic comedy drama, starring John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara, Victor McLaglen, Barry Fitzgerald and Ward BondFilm/Comedy
15:20Local Hero[SUB]

An American oil company representative is sent to buy a Scottish coastal village so it can be demolished to make way for a new refinery. He gradually takes a shine to the place, while the locals are more interested in the money they can get for parting with it. Bill Forsyth's comedy drama, starring Peter Riegert, Burt Lancaster, Denis Lawson, Peter Capaldi, Jenny Seagrove and Fulton MackayFilm/Comedy
17:30Ocean Waves

A student heads for a high-school reunion, and looks back on his last years of attendance, when he fell in love with a fiery girl from Tokyo. They parted badly, while their relationship also led to conflict with his best friend. As he heads for the gathering, he nervously anticipates meeting both of them. Animated drama, with the voices of Nobuo Tobita and Yoko Sakamoto. In JapaneseFilm/Animated Movie/Drama
19:00Star Trek III: the Search for Spock[SUB AD HD]

Admiral Kirk and his crew hijack the decommissioned Enterprise to recover the body of their fallen comrade Mr Spock from the planet Genesis. Kirk has learnt that Spock's spirit is still alive, and the Vulcan can be resurrected, but he must also battle a Klingon captain determined to control the planet's mysterious energy. Sci-fi sequel, directed by Leonard Nimoy, with William Shatner, DeForest Kelley and Christopher LloydFilm/Science Fiction
21:00Hitman[SUB AD HD]

A nameless genetically engineered assassin exists at the beck and call of a mysterious organisation. When he fails in his latest mission, the cold-blooded killer becomes a target himself, as security forces worldwide become aware of his existence and a rival agent is assigned to tie up loose ends. Action thriller, starring Timothy Olyphant, Dougray Scott and Olga KurylenkoFilm/Detective/Thriller
22:50The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Interview Special

Director David Fincher and actors Daniel Craig and Rooney Mara discuss making the new adaptation of The Girl with the Dragon TattooFilm/Cinema
23:00Fight Club[SUB HD]

A disillusioned office worker grows weary of his humdrum existence, but after meeting the mysterious Tyler Durden he finds fulfillment in establishing a club where similarly frustrated men come to vent their anger in bouts of bare-knuckle fighting. Satirical drama directed by David Fincher, starring Edward Norton, Brad Pitt, Helena Bonham Carter, Meat Loaf and Jared LetoFilm/General Movie/Drama

01:45Choke[SUB HD]

A conman makes his living by pretending to choke in restaurants then tricking the people who `save' him into giving him money. The cash goes toward keeping his mother, who has Alzheimer's, in medical care. When in a rare moment of lucidity she reveals she has withheld his father's true identity, he seeks the help of her doctor to discover the truth. Comedy drama, starring Sam Rockwell, Anjelica Huston and Kelly MacdonaldFilm/General Movie/Drama/Comedy