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The Hour

8.02011X-Ray13+
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.
Starring
Dominic WestRomola GaraiBen Whishaw
Genres
SuspenseDrama
Subtitles
English [CC]
Audio languages
English

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  1. 1. Episode 1
    August 17, 2011
    59min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    June 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. 2. Episode 2
    August 24, 2011
    58min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    '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. 3. Episode 3
    August 31, 2011
    57min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    Hector'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. 4. Episode 4
    September 7, 2011
    57min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    As 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. 5. Episode 5
    September 14, 2011
    58min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    As 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. 6. Episode 6
    September 21, 2011
    59min
    TV-14
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio languages
    English
    It'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.

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Producers
Kudos Film and Production
Network
BBC America
Amazon Maturity Rating
13+ Teens. Learn more