The Hour takes us behind the scenes of the launch of a new current events news program at the Lime Grove Studios in London during the mid 50s, with a highly competitive, sharp witted and passionate love triangle at its core. A controversial breaking story, entangles the news team in an intense interplay of politics, ambition and romance, ignited by a mysterious murder and chilling conspiracy.
- 1. Episode 1August 16, 201159minTV-14SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishJune 1956. BBC reporters and soul-mates Bel Rowley and Freddie Lyon spot their opportunity to be a part of a brand new current affairs TV show at Lime Grove Studios. But as Freddie's interview looms, a chance meeting with an old friend finds him pursuing a new story and thrusts him deep into the middle of a dark and dangerous conspiracy.
- 2. Episode 2August 23, 201158minTV-14SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglish'The Hour' is up and running, but Bel and Freddie are having trouble with Hector's on-camera personality. Freddie gets deeper into his conspiracy investigations, as revolution in Egypt forces both Bel and Hector to step up their game.
- 3. Episode 3August 30, 201157minTV-14SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishHector's wife invites Bel and Freddie to the country for the weekend. Freddie accepts, hoping to find more clues to illuminate the murder of Ruthie, and Bell does as well after a nudge from Hector. The office becomes suspicious of Tom Kish.
- 4. Episode 4September 6, 201157minTV-14SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishAs the office prepares for the war with Egypt, Freddie visits Kish's widow as the staff becomes fed up with this work habits and Bel's defense of him. Bel and Hector both hit their stride at work and the gang takes Freddie out to celebrate his birthday.
- 5. Episode 5September 13, 201158minTV-14SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishAs violence erupts over the Suez Canal, the British government cracks down on content censorship with a blackout. Will Bel accept McCains' terms or risk cancellation by sticking to her guns? Freddie's digging finally leads him to the mole, and more.
- 6. Episode 6September 20, 201159minTV-14SubtitlesEnglish [CC]Audio languagesEnglishIt's time for Bel to choose between Freddie and Hector - as well as 'The Hour' or a rival program - and Freddie uncovers not only the mystery of Ruth's murder, but truths about himself that will change his life forever.