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Today, Saturday, 20th July

A Kid for Two Farthings (1955)
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Among the colourful characters of London’s Petticoat Market moves a boy whose pet goat seems to have the magical power of a unicorn.

Lovejoy

Loveknots
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Mary Poppins (1964)
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In Edwardian London a magical nanny teaches two slightly naughty children to make life enjoyable for themselves and others.

Night of the Demon (1957)
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An occultist dispatches his enemies by raising a giant medieval devil.

The Long Duel (1967)
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  • Today at 4.15pm on Talking Pictures
On the North-West Frontier in the Twenties, British officers disagree about handling the natives, and one of them forms a strong regard for the native leader.

The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997)
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A team of experts goes to investigate how an island used as a breeding ground for the recreated dinosaurs of Jurassic Park has become a self-supporting eco-system.

Caesar and Cleopatra (1945)
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An elaborate screen treatment of Bernard Shaw’s comedy about Caesar’s years in Alexandria.

The Day of the Triffids (1962)
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Almost everyone in the world is blinded by meteorites prior to being taken over by intelligent plants.

Raid on Rommel

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The Boys from Brazil (1978)
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A renegade Nazi in hiding has a sinister plot to reconquer the world.

Tomorrow, Sunday, 21st July

Waterloo (1970)
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Historical events leading up to the 1815 battle.

Tales of the Unexpected (1979–88)
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The Tribute
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Star-studded sinister and amusing stories, each with a twist in the tale, created by Roald Dahl.

The Shop at Sly Corner (1947)

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An antique dealer who is also a fence kills a blackmailer in order to shield his daughter.

Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
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The Rebel Alliance takes refuge from Darth Vader on a frozen planet.

Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949)
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An impecunious heir eliminates eight D’Ascoynes who stand between him and the family fortune.

Brass Monkey (1948)

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The Man Upstairs (1958)
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A mild-mannered lodger becomes violent, injures a policeman, and barricades himself in his room.

For the Love of Ada (1970–71)
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The Journey
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  • Tomorrow at 6.30pm on Talking Pictures
Two old age pensioners find that as romance blossoms, so too does emotional turmoil.

Crook’s Tour (1940)

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  • Tomorrow at 7pm on Talking Pictures

Ten Little Indians (1974)
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Ten people are lured to an isolated Persian hotel and murdered one-by-one.

The Comedy Man (1964)

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  • Tomorrow at 10pm on Talking Pictures

Monday, 22nd July

I Know Where I’m Going! (1945)
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A determined girl travels to the Hebrides to marry a wealthy old man, but is stranded on Mull and marries a young naval officer instead.

The Captive Heart (1946)
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Stories of life among British officers in a German POW camp, especially of a Czech who has stolen the papers of a dead Britisher.

The Museum of Curiosity

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  • Monday at 9am on BBC Radio 4 Extra
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  • Monday at 4pm on BBC Radio 4 Extra

Discovering Film
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Film critics discuss the career of James Mason. After achieving success in the UK, he moved to Hollywood, where he starred in films such as North By Northwest and Lolita.

Tales of the Unexpected (1979–88)
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The Tribute
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  • Monday at 9.30am on Sky Arts HD
Star-studded sinister and amusing stories, each with a twist in the tale, created by Roald Dahl.

Saraband for Dead Lovers (1948)
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  • Monday at 12pm on Talking Pictures
The tragic love affair of Konigsmark and Sophie Dorothea, wife of the Elector of Hanover who later became George I.

Pandora and the Flying Dutchman (1951)
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A cold but beautiful American woman in Spain falls for a mystery man who turns out to be a ghostly sea captain; she dies so as to be with him.

A Woman of Substance

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Mary Poppins (1964)
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  • Monday at 5.40pm on Sky Cinema Drama HD
In Edwardian London a magical nanny teaches two slightly naughty children to make life enjoyable for themselves and others.

The World at War (1973–74)
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A New Germany
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1970s World War II documentary series, narrated by Laurence Olivier.

Tuesday, 23rd July

Marathon Man (1976)
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A vicious Nazi returns from Uruguay to New York in search of diamonds that had been kept for him by his now-dead brother, and is outwitted by the young brother of an American agent he has killed.

The Museum of Curiosity

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  • Tuesday at 4am on BBC Radio 4 Extra

Chariots of Fire (1981)
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In the 1924 Paris Olympics, a Jew and a Scotsman run for Britain.

The Mirror Crack’d

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Golden Salamander (1950)
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A British archaeologist is torn between tackling a sinister crime syndicate and turning a blind eye.

The World at War (1973–74)
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A New Germany
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  • Tuesday at 10am on Yesterday
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  • Tuesday at 6pm on Yesterday
1970s World War II documentary series, narrated by Laurence Olivier.

Mysterious Island (1961)
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Union officers escape by balloon and join shipwrecked English ladies on a strange island, where they are menaced by prehistoric monsters and helped by Captain Nemo.

Doctor Zhivago (1965)
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A Moscow doctor is caught up in World War I, exiled for writing poetry, forced into partisan service and separated from his only love.

The Long Memory (1953)
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  • Tuesday at 1pm on London Live
An ex-con , framed for a murder he did not commit, plots revenge but instead discovers a fresh crime.

Another Man’s Poison

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  • Tuesday at 9.30pm on Talking Pictures

Wednesday, 24th July

The Final Test (1953)
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A cricketer looks forward to his last game but is out for a duck; he is however cheered by the crowd and comforted by his son.

The World at War (1973–74)
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Distant War
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  • Wednesday at 10am on Yesterday
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  • Wednesday at 6pm on Yesterday
1970s World War II documentary series, narrated by Laurence Olivier.

Last of the Summer Wine (1973)

Some Vans Can Make You Deaf
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Last of the Summer Wine (1973)

Waggoner’s Roll
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  • Wednesday at 4.25pm on GOLD HD

Anne of the Thousand Days (1969)
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Henry VIII divorces his wife to marry Anne Boleyn, but soon finds evidence of adultery.

Caesar and Cleopatra (1945)
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  • Wednesday at 2.35pm on Talking Pictures
An elaborate screen treatment of Bernard Shaw’s comedy about Caesar’s years in Alexandria.

Discovering Film
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Discovering: Dirk Bogarde
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  • Wednesday at 5.10pm on Sky Arts HD
Sky TV series featuring in-depth profiles of individual film stars.

The Black Tent (1956)
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  • Wednesday at 6.30pm on Talking Pictures
During a Libyan battle, a wounded army captain is cared for by Arabs and marries the sheikh’s daughter. Ten years later after his death, his son elects to live with the tribe.

Thursday, 25th July

Father Goose (1964)
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During World War II, a South Sea wanderer is compelled by the Australian navy to act as sky observer on a small island, where he finds himself in charge of six refugee schoolchildren and their schoolmistress.

Discovering Film
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Discovering: Dirk Bogarde
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  • Thursday at 11am on Sky Arts HD
Sky TV series featuring in-depth profiles of individual film stars.

The Guns of Navarone (1961)
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  • Thursday at 4.45am on Sky Cinema Select HD
In 1943, a sabotage team is sent to destroy two giant guns on a Turkish island.

Against the Wind

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  • Thursday at 7am on TCM HD
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Inspector Alleyn Mysteries

Hand in Glove
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Discovering Film
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  • Thursday at 9am on Sky Atlantic HD
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A look at the life and career of Elizabeth Taylor, the violet-eyed star who was as famous for her acting ability as she was for her eight marriages and glamorous lifestyle.

The World at War (1973–74)
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France Falls
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  • Thursday at 10am on Yesterday
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  • Thursday at 6pm on Yesterday
1970s World War II documentary series, narrated by Laurence Olivier.

Cast a Dark Shadow (1955)

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  • Thursday at 10.20am on Talking Pictures
A wife-murderer marries a barmaid and tries again.

Miracle on 34th Street (1994)
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A department store Santa Claus promises a child that he will provide her with a house, a father and a brother for Christmas.

An Inspector Calls (1954)
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In 1912 a prosperous Yorkshire family is visited by a mysterious inspector who proves that each of them was partly responsible for the death of a young girl.

The History of Mr Polly (1949)

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A draper’s assistant buys a small shop but tires of his nagging wife and decides the time has come for a change.

Make Mine Mink (1960)
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  • Thursday at 1pm on London Live
Members of a high-class boarding establishment steal furs to give the proceeds to charity.

The Smallest Show on Earth (1957)
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  • Thursday at 2.30pm on Talking Pictures
Two young marrieds inherit a decayed cinema and make it pay.

The Professionals (1977)

The Female Factor
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  • Thursday at 4.45pm on itv4 HD
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Time Without Pity (1957)
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An alcoholic arrives in London to seek new evidence that will prevent his son from being executed for murder.

The Greengage Summer (1961)
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[as Loss of Innocence]

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A young girl staying at a hotel falls in love with a jewel thief but is accidentally responsible for his capture.

Friday, 26th July

Inspector Alleyn Mysteries

Hand in Glove
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The Professionals (1977)

The Female Factor
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  • Friday at 6.50am on itv4 HD
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  • Friday at 7.50am on itv4 Plus 1

Crook’s Tour (1940)

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  • Friday at 7.50am on Talking Pictures

Last of the Summer Wine (1973)

Hey! Big Vendor
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  • Friday at 10am on GOLD HD
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  • Friday at 3.50pm on GOLD HD

The Gentle Sex (1943)
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  • Friday at 10am on Talking Pictures
Seven girls from different backgrounds are conscripted into the ATS.

The World at War (1973–74)
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Alone
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  • Friday at 10am on Yesterday
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  • Friday at 6pm on Yesterday
1970s World War II documentary series, narrated by Laurence Olivier.

The Long Duel (1967)
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  • Friday at 11.50am on Talking Pictures
On the North-West Frontier in the Twenties, British officers disagree about handling the natives, and one of them forms a strong regard for the native leader.

Conduct Unbecoming (1975)
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In an officers’ mess in India in the 1890s, a cadet is accused of assault on a lady, but the real culprit is a paranoiac who has taken to pig-sticking in quite the wrong way.

My Teenage Daughter (1956)
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A widow’s seventeen-year-old daughter meets an aggressive young man and ends up in court.

Hungry Hill (1947)
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  • Friday at 4pm on Talking Pictures
An Irish family feuds over ownership of a copper mine.

Bean (1997)
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An accident-prone attendant at London’s Royal National Gallery accompanies Whistler’s Mother to America.

Light up the Sky! (1960)

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  • Friday at 6.30pm on Talking Pictures

Saturday, 27th July

The Captive Heart (1946)
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  • 27th July at 7am on TCM HD
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Stories of life among British officers in a German POW camp, especially of a Czech who has stolen the papers of a dead Britisher.

The Flemish Farm (1943)
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  • 27th July at 8am on Talking Pictures
An attempt is made to retrieve a buried flag from occupied Belgium.

Make Mine Mink (1960)
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  • 27th July at 10am on London Live
Members of a high-class boarding establishment steal furs to give the proceeds to charity.

Discovering Film
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Discovering: Dirk Bogarde
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  • 27th July at 3pm on Sky Arts HD
Sky TV series featuring in-depth profiles of individual film stars.

The Jazz Singer (1980)
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  • 27th July at 8pm on True Entertainment
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Oddly timed reprise of The Jazz Singer, with doting mother replaced by patient wife.

Men Behaving Badly (1992)

Infidelity
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  • 27th July at 10.40pm on GOLD HD

Sunday, 28th July

Bigger Than Life (1956)
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  • 28th July at 1.35am on Talking Pictures
A small-town schoolteacher is prescribed cortisone for arthritis; it gradually turns him into a bullying megalomaniac full of grandiose schemes.

Men Behaving Badly (1992)

Infidelity
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  • 28th July at 1.50am on GOLD HD

The Mirror Crack’d

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  • 28th July at 6am on TCM HD
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  • 28th July at 7am on TCM Plus 1

The World at War (1973–74)
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A New Germany
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  • 28th July at 9am on Yesterday
1970s World War II documentary series, narrated by Laurence Olivier.

The Way Ahead (1944)
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  • 28th July at 9.15am on Talking Pictures
Adventures of a platoon of raw recruits during World War II.

The Long Memory (1953)
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  • 28th July at 10am on London Live
An ex-con , framed for a murder he did not commit, plots revenge but instead discovers a fresh crime.

The World at War (1973–74)
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Distant War
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  • 28th July at 10am on Yesterday
1970s World War II documentary series, narrated by Laurence Olivier.

The World at War (1973–74)
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France Falls
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  • 28th July at 11am on Yesterday
1970s World War II documentary series, narrated by Laurence Olivier.

The World at War (1973–74)
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Alone
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  • 28th July at 12pm on Yesterday
1970s World War II documentary series, narrated by Laurence Olivier.

The Third Man (1949)
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  • 28th July at 12.40pm on BBC 2 HD
An unintelligent but tenacious writer of Westerns arrives in post-war Vienna to join his old friend Harry Lime, who seems to have met with an accident… or has he?

The Simpsons (1989)

Krusty Gets Kancelled
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The Seventh Veil (1945)
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  • 28th July at 1.25pm on 5Select
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A concert pianist is romantically torn between her psychiatrist, her guardian and two other fellows.

Mary Poppins (1964)
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  • 28th July at 1.35pm on Sky Cinema Drama HD
In Edwardian London a magical nanny teaches two slightly naughty children to make life enjoyable for themselves and others.

The Flintstones (1994)
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  • 28th July at 1.55pm on itv2 HD
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In the Stone Age town of Bedrock, quarry worker Fred Flintstone is promoted to vice-president so that he can be the fall-guy for his boss’s crooked schemes.

Brandy for the Parson (1952)
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  • 28th July at 2.55pm on Talking Pictures
A couple on a yachting holiday find themselves unwittingly smuggling brandy into Britain.

The Holly and the Ivy (1952)
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  • 28th July at 3.15pm on London Live
Christmas brings family revelations in a remote Norfolk rectory.

Copper Canyon (1950)
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  • 28th July at 4.30pm on 5Spike
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After the Civil War, Southern veterans trying to rebuild their homes are helped by a gunslinger.

Battle of Britain (1969)
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  • 28th July at 7.15pm on 5Spike
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Summer 1940: England defends itself against aerial onslaught.

For the Love of Ada (1970–71)
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Housekeeping
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  • 28th July at 6.30pm on Talking Pictures
Two old age pensioners find that as romance blossoms, so too does emotional turmoil.

The Halfway House (1943)

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  • 28th July at 7pm on Talking Pictures

Make Mine Mink (1960)
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  • 28th July at 8pm on London Live
Members of a high-class boarding establishment steal furs to give the proceeds to charity.

BFI Southbank Screenings


Acknowledgements

Programme and film information obtained with thanks from myDigiGuide and BFI.