The Hour (UK)

60 minutes

A thrilling six-part drama which takes viewers behind the scenes of the launch of a topical news programme in London 1956.

60 minutes

A thrilling six-part drama which takes viewers behind the scenes of the launch of a topical news programme in London 1956.

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Freddie and Hector verge on breaking the biggest corruption expose ever.

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s2e6 Episode 6
January 2, 2013
Freddie and Hector verge on breaking the biggest corruption expose ever.
Series Finale
Bel tries to put a stop to the team's pursuit of organised criminal Cilenti.

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s2e5 Episode 5
December 26, 2012
Bel tries to put a stop to the team's pursuit of organised criminal Cilenti.
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s1e1 Episode 1
July 19, 2011
July 19, 2011
Episode 1
Series Premiere
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s1e2 Episode 2
July 26, 2011
July 26, 2011
Episode 2
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s1e3 Episode 3
August 2, 2011
August 2, 2011
Episode 3
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s1e4 Episode 4
August 9, 2011
August 9, 2011
Episode 4
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s1e5 Episode 5
August 16, 2011
August 16, 2011
Episode 5
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s1e6 Episode 6
August 23, 2011
August 23, 2011
Episode 6
Season Finale
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s2e1 Episode 1
November 28, 2012
November 28, 2012
Episode 1
Season Premiere
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s2e2 Episode 2
December 5, 2012
December 5, 2012
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s2e3 Episode 3
December 12, 2012
December 12, 2012
Episode 3
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s2e4 Episode 4
December 19, 2012
December 19, 2012
Episode 4
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s2e5 Episode 5
December 26, 2012
December 26, 2012
Episode 5
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s2e6 Episode 6
January 2, 2013
January 2, 2013
Episode 6
Series Finale

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Uunjust to say that it is yet another British period drama... for what it actually is Drama at its very best! If it was a US network's show, it would've swept golden globes on all categories in consecutive years...its even better than Mad Men on accounts of character development, electrifying acting performances by legendary actors, especially Whishaw and Garai, and better written dialogues.. In fact the Hour, makes you want to take notes while watching. If I could be so bold, it is a Crime on BBC's behalf Not To Renew a third season to this masterpiece, especially considering some of the crappy shows that we see running up to their 6th seasons on BBC. Having been a bingewatcher over 30 yrs, I still cant shakeoff that trembling sensation that I ever experienced not only while watching 2nd season finale, but after and even still whenever I remember...after 4 yrs.Ia'm still smitten, for it is real
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The Hour is a slick take on 1950's London, revolving around Bel and Freddie, and their experiences at the fictional BBC show 'The Hour' during several key moments in politics and world affairs during the 1950's. The show oozes style, and as a period piece works extremely well, straying into political commentary and love triangles at certain points, drawing you into each strand of the story. The three principal roles are acted by equally extraordinary talents, Romola Garai, Ben Whishaw and Dominic West. If you like period pieces, you'll love this, but there is also a wider appeal to it. Even if you just enjoy watching how relationships are made, broken and fixed, you'll be absolutely hooked.
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