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11:00The Admirable Crichton[SUB HD]Lord Loam is proud of his tendency to treat his staff as equals - to a point - while his manservant Crichton believes people should know their place. However, when the entire household is shipwrecked on a desert island, it is the resourceful butler who rises to the top of the pecking order - to the horror of his supposedly liberal master. Comedy based on JM Barrie's play, starring Kenneth More, Cecil Parker, Diane Cilento and Peter GravesFilm/Comedy
12:55I Was a Male War Bride[SUB BW HD]French army captain Henri Rochard falls in love with an American officer on a mission during the Second World War, and makes plans to marry her and live in the US once fighting has ceased - but discovers the only way he can enter the States is to pose as a woman. Howard Hawks' comedy, starring Cary Grant and Ann SheridanFilm/Comedy
15:00I Was Monty's Double[SUB BW]Fact-based drama about actor and army officer ME Clifton-James, whose remarkable resemblance to General Montgomery saw him selected for a special assignment during the Second World War. He was trained to imitate the general perfectly, and sent on a tour of North Africa to distract the enemy from his real whereabouts. Clifton-James stars as both himself and Monty, alongside John Mills and Cecil ParkerFilm/War
17:00The Third Man[SUB BW]American writer Holly Martins goes to post-Second World War Vienna at the invitation of his old friend Harry Lime, only to find he has died. However, the author finds the circumstances surrounding his death fail to add up and goes in search of the truth - but is unprepared for the ugly secrets he uncovers. Carol Reed's thriller, written by Graham Greene, starring Joseph Cotten, Orson Welles, Alida Valli and Trevor HowardFilm/Detective/Thriller
19:05The Italian Job[SUB AD HD]A crook puts together a motley gang to steal £4million in gold bullion from an Italian armoured car, which brings Turin to a standstill and enables the robbers to make a quick getaway in a fleet of minis - but they end up falling foul of the Mafia along the way. Crime comedy, starring Michael Caine, Noel Coward, Benny Hill, Tony Beckley and John Le MesurierFilm/Comedy
21:00Shooter[SUB HD]A former marine sniper is coaxed back into action when government officials need his help to prevent an assassination attempt on the US president. However, the intended target is in fact an African archbishop, and the marksman is being set up by double-crossing agents to take the fall, forcing him to go on the run as he fights to clear his name. Action thriller, with Mark Wahlberg, Michael Pena and Danny GloverFilm/Detective/Thriller
23:25Las Acacias[HD]Premiere. A misanthropic truck driver takes a job transporting a cargo of wood from Paraguay to Buenos Aires. He agrees to give a woman a lift, but is shocked to find she has a baby with her. Over the course of their journey, his growing relationship with the mother and her child brings him out of his taciturn shell. Drama, starring German de Silva and Hebe Duarte. In SpanishFilm/General Movie/Drama
01:05Secrets and Lies[SUB]A successful black optician learns she is adopted and goes in search of her birth mother, who turns out to be a working class white woman, estranged from her brother and struggling to connect with her teenage daughter. The reunited mother and child soon become close friends, but tensions rise at a family gathering. Mike Leigh's drama, starring Brenda Blethyn, Marianne Jean-Baptiste and Timothy SpallFilm/General Movie/Drama