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It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (BBC2, 1pm) (1963) A motley assortment of characters wreaks havoc across America in the search for loot from a botched bank robbery. Comedy, starring Spencer Tracy, Milton Berle, Dick Shawn, Jonathan Winters, Phil Silvers, Terry-Thomas, Peter Falk, Ethel Merman and Buster Keaton. ??? ...

Song for Marion (BBC2, 5.30pm) (2012) A grouchy old man has always been dismissive of his wife's role in the unconventional local choir. When she is diagnosed with a terminal illness and is no longer able to sing, he reluctantly agrees to take her place. Comedy drama, with Terence Stamp, Gemma Arterton, Vanessa Redgrave and Christopher Eccleston. ??? ...

Captain America: The Winter Soldier (BBC1, 7.10pm) (2014) The superhuman soldier becomes an operative for secret intelligence agency SHIELD, but grows suspicious of their motives. Comicbook thriller sequel, starring Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson and Samuel L Jackson. ???? ....

Minions (ITV, 7.15pm) (2015) A race of strange, babbling yellow creatures has served the cause of evil throughout the history of the world. In the 1960s, three of these eternal henchmen get a job working for a criminal genius who is hatching a plot against the British crown. Animated comedy, with the voices of Sandra Bullock, Pierre Coffin, Jon Hamm and Michael Keaton. ??? ...

Quartet (BBC2, 11pm) (2012) Three former opera singers prepare for their annual concert to mark Verdi's birthday and raise funds for their retirement home. However, this year, a famous diva has joined the group, and her history with the others threatens the performance. Comedy drama, directed by Dustin Hoffman and starring Maggie Smith, Billy Connolly, Tom Courtenay, Pauline Collins and Michael Gambon. ???? ....

Exodus: Gods and Kings (Channel 4, 11.25pm) (2014) Moses, the adoptive brother of the pharaoh of Egypt, is sent into exile, where he receives a message from God demanding he set all the country's slaves free. When his brother refuses to comply, the kingdom is struck by a series of devastating plagues. Biblical epic, starring Christian Bale, Joel Edgerton, Sigourney Weaver and John Turturro. ??? ...

You Again (BBC1, 12.25am) (2010) A PR executive is outraged when her brother decides to marry the girl who made her life a misery when they were in high school. Her mother advises her to forget the past, but finds it hard to take her own advice when she learns the bride's aunt is her own teenage nemesis. Comedy, starring Kristen Bell, Jamie Lee Curtis, Sigourney Weaver and Odette Annable. ?? ..

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