Series 1

June 1956. BBC reporters and soulmates Bel Rowley and Freddie Lyon join a brand new current affairs programme and become involved in a dark and dangerous conspiracy.

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Episode 6

6/6 There are tensions for all as they prepare to defy government instruction.

Sun 21 Oct 2012 23:30 BBC HD

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  • Hector Madden (Dominic West), Freddie Lyon (Ben Whishaw), Bel Rowley (Romola Garai)

    Hector Madden (Dominic West), Freddie Lyon (Ben Whishaw), Bel Rowley (Romola Garai)

    Picture credit: Laurence Cendrowicz

  • Freddie Lyon (Ben Whishaw), Bel Rowley (Romola Garai), Hector Madden (Dominic West)

    Freddie Lyon (Ben Whishaw), Bel Rowley (Romola Garai), Hector Madden (Dominic West)

    Picture credit: Laurence Cendrowicz

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    The Hour Poster

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TV Blog: I wrote the musical score for The Hour

Bel - The Hour

"A big theme is an inability to confront emotional truths, and the score reflects this."

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