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JAMES FLEET is rather good at playing shy underacheivers - remember Four Weddings and a Funeral and The Vicar of Dibley? He retreads that ground in Milk (9pm Sky Premier), a satellite premiere in which he plays a meek dairy farmer who is forced to become more assertive when his mother dies. Also starring in this black comedy from William Brookfield are a host of top-notch British character actors, including Joss Ackland and Francesca Annis and Dawn French.

The fact that so many adverts have parodied Thelma and Louise (10.30pm FilmFour) is a tribute to how influential the film has been. Ridley Scott's likeable feminist road movie showcases outstanding performances from Susan Sarandon and Geena Davis (right), who go on the run across America after a spot of man trouble.