Episode 6

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The Hour, Series 1 Episode 6 of 6

Duration: 59 minutes

The Hour is about to go live and there are tensions for all as they prepare to defy government instruction and deliver a controversial episode on the crisis in Suez.

Freddie finally learns what happened to Ruth, and Hector and Bel come to a decision on their affair.

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Freddie Lyon
Ben Whishaw
Bel Rowley
Romola Garai
Hector Madden
Dominic West
Clarence Fendley
Anton Lesser
Lix Storm
Anna Chancellor
Angus McCain
Julian Rhind-Tutt
Isaac Wengrow
Joshua McGuire
Sissy Cooper
Lisa Greenwood
Lady Elms
Juliet Stevenson
Lord Elms
Tim Pigott-Smith
Sir Douglas Owen
John Bowe
Wallace Sherwin
Ken Bones
Marnie Madden
Oona Chaplin
Malcolm Lyon
Robert Demeger
Paul Chahidi
Karen Meagher
Sam Palladio
Rockabilly girlfriend
Anna Doolan
Abi Morgan
Jamie Payne
Ruth Kenley-Letts
Grey suited man
Michael Jenn
Admiral Green
William Hoyland


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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