Till Death Us Do Part

23:00 on Monday 21st June on BBC 4.

Film version of the popular TV series, which chronicles the history of the Garnett family - headed by irrepressible bigot Alf - from life in a London slum during wartime to the time when they move out to the suburbs.

Director: Norman Cohen

Starring: Warren Mitchell, Dandy Nichols, Anthony Booth, Una Stubbs, Liam Redmond, Bill Maynard


The Long and the Short and the Tall

12:50 on Tuesday 22nd June on Channel 4.

Psychological drama about a British patrol who capture a Japanese soldier in the Burmese jungle during the Second World War. As they try to decide his fate, the men fall to fighting among themselves. Screen adaptation of Willis Hall's play.

Director: Leslie Norman

Starring: Richard Todd, Laurence Harvey, Richard Harris, Ronald Fraser, David McCallum, Kenji Takaki

(Black and White, Subtitles, 1961)


23:35 on Tuesday 22nd June on ITV1.

Romantic comedy drama about an American writer who moves to London to work on a British television series. As he adjusts to his new life, the show's leading lady tries to set him up with a French make-up artist. Romantic commitments become increasingly complicated as the main characters and their partners find themselves attracted to each other.

Director: Mike Binder

Starring: Colin Firth, Mike Binder, Mariel Hemingway, Irene Jacob, Stephen Fry, Jack Dee

(Subtitles, 2001)

The October Man

13:00 on Wednesday 23rd June on Channel 4.

Murder mystery about a man who suffers from depression following a head injury. He moves into a hotel where he befriends a girl, but becomes the prime suspect when she is found strangled.

Director: Roy Ward Baker

Starring: John Mills, Joan Greenwood, Edward Chapman, Joyce Carey, Kay Walsh

(Black and White, Subtitles, 1947)

The Iron Petticoat

13:00 on Thursday 24th June on Channel 4.

A disillusioned female Russian pilot flies to West Berlin, where an army major is given the task of educating her in Western ways - while she attempts to convert him to Communism.

Director: Ralph Thomas

Starring: Bob Hope, Katharine Hepburn, James Robertson Justice, Robert Helpmann, David Kossoff, Alan Gifford

(Subtitles, 1956)


00:00 on Friday 25th June on BBC 2.

Ken Russell's flamboyant treatment of the Who's rock opera about a deaf, dumb and blind boy who develops an extraordinary ability at pinball. Under his sinister stepfather's influence, he achieves fame and a cult following, but his almost messianic status also spells the beginning of his destruction. Featuring musical contributions from a host of rock stars including Elton John, Eric Clapton and Tina Turner.

Director: Ken Russell

Starring: Roger Daltrey, Ann-Margret, Oliver Reed, Elton John, Eric Clapton, Keith Moon

(Subtitles, 1975)

The Assassination Bureau

15:05 on Saturday 26th June on five.

Farcical thriller set in the Victorian era about a secret international club that eliminates those they deem unworthy. Their leader, in an attempt to rejuvenate the group, challenges his assassins to target him, while he in turn will attempt to assassinate them. The scene is set for a cat-and-mouse chase across Europe, which is further complicated by the presence of a beautiful female reporter.

Director: Basil Dearden

Starring: Oliver Reed, Diana Rigg, Telly Savalas, Curt Jurgens, Clive Revill, Philippe Noiret

(Subtitles, 1969)

The Ladykillers

16:20 on Saturday 26th June on Channel 4.

Black comedy about a hapless gang of robbers whose plans are upset by a little old lady who runs a boarding house. This was the last of the great Ealing comedies.

Director: Alexander Mackendrick

Starring: Alec Guinness, Cecil Parker, Herbert Lom, Peter Sellers, Danny Green, Katie Johnson

(Subtitles, 1955)

Billion Dollar Brain

22:45 on Saturday 26th June on BBC 4.

Espionage thriller, the third in a series based on Len Deighton's popular spy novels. A former intelligence agent is persuaded to return to work, accepting an assignment to deliver a mysterious package to Helsinki. But when he arrives in Finland, he meets an old acquaintance, an ex-CIA man now involved with a billionaire who plans to destroy Communism in Eastern Europe with his own private army.

Director: Ken Russell

Starring: Michael Caine, Karl Malden, Ed Begley, Francoise Dorleac, Oscar Homolka, Guy Doleman


The Russia House

00:00 on Sunday 27th June on FX.

An expatriate British publisher unexpectedly finds himself working for British intelligence to investigate people in Russia in this taut thriller.

Director: Fred Schepisi

Starring: Sean Connery, Michelle Pfeiffer, James Fox, Roy Scheider, J.T. Walsh, John Mahoney


The Private Life of Henry VIII

03:50 on Monday 28th June on Channel 4.

Sweeping and irreverent biopic of the colourful 16th-century English monarch, covering his relationships with five of his six wives. Concentrating on the personal life of the monarch, the film chronicles his decline from bullying womaniser to henpecked glutton. Charles Laughton won an Oscar for his portrayal of Henry.

Director: Alexander Korda

Starring: Charles Laughton, Binnie Barnes, Robert Donat, Elsa Lanchester, Merle Oberon, Wendy Barrie

(Black and White, Subtitles, 1933)