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Episode 2

The Hour, Series 1 Episode 2 of 6

The Hour is struggling. The ratings are down, the reviews are terrible and Hector and Freddie are bickering like children.

As events escalate in Suez, Bel knows their only hope is to pull off a brave interview with an Egyptian diplomat - but is Hector up to the challenge? Meanwhile, Freddie discovers a mysterious code which may well provide a clue to Ruth's death.

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Sun 23 Sep 2012 22:00


Role Contributor
Freddie LyonBen Whishaw
Bel RowleyRomola Garai
Hector MaddenDominic West
Clarence FendleyAnton Lesser
Lix StormAnna Chancellor
Naguib HafizNadim Sawalha
Angus McCainJulian Rhind-Tutt
Isaac WengrowJoshua McGuire
Sissy CooperLisa Greenwood
Lord ElmsTim Pigott-Smith
Thomas KishBurn Gorman
Marnie MaddenOona Chaplin
Malcolm LyonRobert Demeger
Professor BeckettNicholas Woodeson
Ruth ElmsVanessa Kirby
Peter DarrallJamie Parker
Stiff OfficialRon Webster
Floor Manager RonPaul Chahidi
Reginald ThomasZephryn Taitte
WriterAbi Morgan
DirectorCoky Giedroyc
ProducerRuth Kenley-Letts

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Kevin Sargent writes for the BBC's Love TV blog.

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