Films on TV Today, Saturday 19 May

Today's picks include Black Narcissus, The Sound of Music, Macbeth, From Russia With Love, Titanic and Bonnie and Clyde


Black Narcissus – 11.00am, Film4


Starring Deborah Kerr as Sister Clodagh, one of five nuns who set up a school and hospital against a stunning Himalayan backdrop, before passions run amok following the arrival of English agent David Farrar.

The Sound of Music – 11.45am, Sky Movies Drama & Romance

Julie Andrews’ iconic role as young governess Maria, sent to Salzburg to take charge of Captain Von Trapp’s house of unruly children in this Rodgers and Hammerstein musical masterpiece.

Macbeth – 12.45pm, BBC2

Orson Welles delivers a towering performance as Macbeth, the tortured King of Scotland, alongside Jeanette Nolan and Roddy McDowall in this adaptation of the Shakespearean tragedy.

From Russia With Love – 3.40pm, ITV1

A James Bond classic from the Sean Connery era – 007 is sent to Istanbul to help a beautiful Russian diplomat defect to the West, but is unaware of the trap being set for him by criminal organisation Spectre.

Titanic – 6.05pm, Channel 4

James Cameron’s epic Oscar-winning blockbuster is a drain on the emotions as it re-enacts Titanic’s ill-fated maiden voyage in 1912, starring Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio as star-crossed lovers who meet aboard the doomed vessel.

Bonnie and Clyde – 11.40pm, ITV1


Faye Dunaway and Warren Beatty star as the famous gun-toting lovers, notorious for carrying out a string of robberies across the American Midwest in the 1930s.