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6:00am
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
Season 1 Episode 3 of 39
The adventures of Sherlock Holmes as he and his assistant Dr Watson - and the bumbling Inspector Lestrade - battle criminals in London. Detective drama, starring Ronald Howard

Category Detective/Thriller
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6:30am
Film The Rise of Catherine the Great (1934)
Biopic of the Russian empress, following her rise to power. German princess Catherine comes to the royal court of St Petersburg for an arranged marriage to the heir to the throne. Over the course of a tempestuous marriage, she comes to realise that her husband is unfit to rule - meaning the country's only hope is for her to seize power for herself. Starring Elisabeth Bergner and Douglas Fairbanks Jr

Category Biopic
(Black & White)
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8:30am
Celebrity MasterChef
Season 5 Episode 7 of 15
Three well-known faces compete in the kitchen of London restaurant Asia de Cuba preparing lunches, as they try to impress judges John Torode and Gregg Wallace and make it to the next round

Category Cooking
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10:00am
Film Sherlock Holmes and the Secret Weapon (1942)
The 19th-century sleuth and his indefatigable sidekick Watson are transported to Second World War London, where they set out to foil a Nazi attempt to steal part of an experimental weapon. Mystery thriller, starring Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce

Category Detective/Thriller
(Black & White)
Not Yet Rated
 
   
11:30am
London Film Club
Season 1 Episode 30 of
Movie news, featuring reviews of the latest releases and interviews with the stars

Category Film/Cinema
Not Yet Rated
 
   
12:00pm
London Live News
News headlines, travel, weather and debate from across the capital

Category General News/Current Affairs
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1:00pm
Film Anna Pavlova (1983)
Biopic of the ballet dancer, following her rise to fame in the 1900s as part of Dyaghilev's company in Paris and London, and subsequent success leading her own dance troupe on the international stage. Starring Galina Belyaeva, Vsevolod Larionov and James Fox

Category Biopic
Not Yet Rated
 
   
3:30pm
Film A Night to Remember (1958)
Fact-based drama recreating the sinking of the Titanic, told from the point of view of the ship's second officer as he struggles to get as many passengers and crew off the vessel before it sinks. Meanwhile, the captain of a nearby vessel embarks on a doomed rescue mission. Starring Kenneth More, Honor Blackman, Ronald Allen, Tucker McGuire and David McCallum

Category Factual
(Black & White)
Not Yet Rated
 
   
6:00pm
London Live News
News headlines, travel, weather and debate from across the capital

Category General News/Current Affairs
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7:00pm
The Route Masters
Season 1 Episode 3 of 6
The Route Masters: Running London's Roads: On the Buses More people now travel by bus in London each day than in the rest of the UK combined. In this episode, drivers talk about the pressures they are under and how the behaviour of passengers has changed over the years. Plus, there is an insight into the work of the controllers who must hit strict targets to ensure services stay on track, and the impact of a new vehicle inspired by the classic Routemaster is assessed as it hits the streets

Category Documentary
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8:00pm
Meet the Russians
Season 1 Episode 7 of 9
An insight into the lives of wealthy Russians and Ukrainians living in London, looking at the affairs of the fashionistas, high-end party planners, private schools and the mega-rich. The programme features a financier-turned-art collector, the `Russian Victoria Beckham' and her husband, as well as pop star and former Miss World Kamaliya and her steel-billionaire spouse, Zahoor

Category Documentary
Not Yet Rated
 
   
9:00pm
Why Don't You Speak English?
Season 1 Episode 2 of 2
In the conclusion of the documentary following four first-generation immigrants as they try to learn English, the participants reach the halfway point of the process. Inviting their British hosts to live with them for a week, they give them a crash course in immigration, revealing why people decide to move to Britain and the difficulties that can be encountered with communication

Category Documentary
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10:00pm
Film The Football Factory (2004)
Hard-drinking Tommy Johnson uses his love of football as an excuse for indulging in regular bouts of violence. However, the simmering conflict between fans of rival teams soon spirals out of control when Tommy is accused of raping the sister of a fellow hooligan. Drama based on John King's novel, starring Danny Dyer, Frank Harper and Neil Maskell

Category General Movie/Drama
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12:00am
Film Dangerous Mind of a Hooligan (2014)
Five football hooligans decide to put their violent tendencies to money-making use by planning a bank robbery. However, their heist does not work out entirely as planned and they end up going on the run and turning on each other as the police close in. Crime drama, starring Samuel Anoyke and Roger Griffiths

Category Police/Crime Drama
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1:45am
Film Not Now Darling (1973)
A furrier's attempts to give his mistress an expensive mink coat lead to all manner of comic escapades when her gangster husband decides to give it to his own secret lover. Comedy, starring Leslie Phillips, Julie Ege, Joan Sims and Barbara Windsor

Category Comedy
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3:40am
Bo' Selecta!
Season 1 Episode 3 of 6
Topical comedy show, hosted by obsessive fan Avid Merrion, who shares a glut of celebrity-related gossip from the squalor of his bedroom, ably assisted by the Bear and assorted rubber-masked characters

Category Sketches
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4:15am
Bo' Selecta!
Season 1 Episode 4 of 6
Topical comedy show, introducing obsessive fan Avid Merrion, who shares a glut of celebrity-related gossip from the squalor of his bedroom, ably assisted by `The Bear' and his rubber-masked characters

Category Sketches
Not Yet Rated
 
   
4:45am
Mind The Gap
Short film, starring Eileen Nicholas as the widow of the man who recorded warning messages for the London Underground, who visits stations to hear his voice

Category General Movie/Drama
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5:00am
Talking Points
A chance to catch up on debates about the issues behind the headlines

Category News Magazine/Current Affairs
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5:30am
Talking Points
A chance to catch up on debates about the issues behind the headlines

Category News Magazine/Current Affairs
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