Films on TV Today, Saturday 8 September

Today's films include historical drama A Man for All Seasons and British film Albatross, followed by A Single Man, The World is Not Enough and The Butterfly Effect

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Films on TV Today, Saturday 8 September
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Barnaby Walter

A Man for All Seasons – 2.15pm, BBC2 & BBC HD

Oscar-winning historical drama focusing on England’s clash with the Catholic Church when Henry VIII divorces Catherine of Aragon. Starring Paul Scofield.

Albatross – 6.15pm, Sky Movies Premiere

Coming-of-age drama starring Downton Abbey’s Jessica Brown Findlay about a teenager who has an affair with her friend’s father.

A Single Man – 10.15pm, BBC2

Beautifully filmed drama, adapted from Christopher Isherwood’s novel. Los Angeles, 1962: A university lecturer struggles to cope with the death of his partner. Directed by Tom Ford, starring Colin Firth.

Oldboy – 11.00pm, Film4

Powerful action thriller. A man, kidnapped and then framed for his wife’s murder, gets out of prison intent on revenge. Starring Choi Min-sik.

The World is Not Enough – 11.10pm, ITV1

Pierce Brosnan stars as James Bond alongside Sophie Marceau and Robert Carlyle in this 1999 entry in the 007 series. Showing as part of ITV’s Bond: 007 at 50 season.

The Butterfly Effect – 11.15pm, Channel 4

This supernatural thriller sees college student Evan (Ashton Kutcher) learn how to change events in his past, which in turn jeopardises his present and future. 

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