Film Four & Film Four +1: 25-06-2012.

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FilmFour TV listings guide Today.

11:00The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex[SUB]
A middle-aged Queen Elizabeth I is tempted to marry her long-term favourite, the Earl of Essex. However, during the course of their tempestuous relationship, the queen comes to realise his warlike nature and lust for royal power are a threat to the safety of the nation, driving her to drastic measures. Historical drama, with Bette Davis, Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland and Vincent PriceFilm/General Movie/Drama

13:05Pony Express[SUB]
Buffalo Bill Cody and Wild Bill Hickok work on establishing an east-west route for the pioneering mail service, that will allow messages to be sent from Missouri to California in 10 days. However, they have to contend with saboteurs planning to prevent California becoming part of the Union. Western, starring Charlton Heston, Forrest Tucker, Rhonda Fleming and Jan SterlingFilm/Western

15:05Desk Set[SUB HD]
An engineer is sent in to discreetly modernise a TV research department, but no one is supposed to know what he is doing. However, nothing gets past the wily and strong-willed head of the department, who takes a dim view of any interference - but nonetheless finds herself attracted to the newcomer. Romantic comedy, starring Spencer Tracy, Katharine Hepburn, Joan Blondell, Gig Young and Dina MerrillFilm/Comedy

17:1020 Million Miles to Earth[SUB BW HD]
An American space mission to Venus brings back a bizarre reptilian creature from the planet's surface, but once exposed to Earth's atmosphere it suddenly begins to grow at an alarming rate and wreaks havoc through the streets of Rome. Sci-fi thriller, starring William Hopper, Joan Taylor and Frank PugliaFilm/Science Fiction

18:50Coco before Chanel
Biopic following the fashion designer's formative years, from her childhood in an orphanage to her time working as a singer and seamstress in a cabaret club. An encounter with a baron leads her into French high society, where her design talents are recognised - and where she falls in love with an English businessman. With Audrey Tautou and Alessandro Nivola. In French and EnglishFilm/General Movie/Drama

21:00Mr & Mrs Smith[SUB AD HD]
A bored suburban couple lead double lives as professional assassins, and each has kept this a secret from the other. However, everything changes when they are hired to kill one another - a situation that puts some much-needed excitement back into their stale relationship. Comedy adventure, starring Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, Vince Vaughn and Adam BrodyFilm/Comedy/Adventure

23:20After the Sunset[SUB]
A veteran jewel thief seems to have it all, enjoying a relaxing retirement in a Caribbean paradise - but the lure of one last heist looks set to be his downfall as an old enemy plots to finally collar the crook. Comedy thriller, starring Pierce Brosnan, Salma Hayek, Woody Harrelson, Don Cheadle and Naomie HarrisFilm/Detective/Thriller/Comedy

01:10Little Fish[SUB]
A recovering heroin addict wants to start her own business, a process made difficult by her shady past. When an ex-boyfriend returns from overseas, he begins setting up a drug deal - and money worries leave her tempted to join him. Drama, starring Cate Blanchett, Sam Neill, Hugo Weaving and Martin HendersonFilm/General Movie/Drama