Episode 2

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The Hour, Series 2 Episode 2 of 6

Duration: 59 minutes

Hector's drunken late nights at El Paradis catch up with him when he is arrested on suspicion of beating up Kiki. Bel has a fight on her hands to clear Hector's name and hide his disappearance from Randall. However Freddie complicates matters further when he decides to hold a controversial interview with a fascist on the same day as a visit from members of the board.

Music Played

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  • Image for Guy Barker and Bernardo Sassetti

    Guy Barker and Bernardo Sassetti Charanguito

  • Image for Lord Kitchener

    Lord Kitchener Saxophone no 2

  • Image for Daniel May and Marc Ferrari

    Daniel May and Marc Ferrari Bossa Breeze

  • Image for Stan Tracey

    Stan Tracey Mad about the boy

  • Image for Hannah Tointon

    Hannah Tointon Softly Softly

  • Music credits

    Saxes - Phil Todd, Jamie Talbot, Sam Walker, Martin Robertson, Alan Barnes

    Trumpet - John Barclay, Patrick White, Derek Watkins

    Guitar - Arthur Dick

    Bass - Steve McManus

    Drums - Matt Skelton, Ralph Salmins

    Marimba - Sam Walton, Rob Farrer   

    Alto sax - Martin Robertson

    Acoustic bass - Chris Lawrence

    Vocal - Helen Hamilton

    Sound recordist - John Mooney

    Recorded and mixed by Steve Parr

    Sound maintenance engineer - Stuart McCutcheon 
    Sound assistant - Lee Sharp 
    Choreographer - Samantha Murray
    Music supervisor - Catherine Grieves
    Composer -  Kevin Sargent 


Freddie Lyon
Ben Whishaw
Bel Rowley
Romola Garai
Hector Madden
Dominic West
Lix Storm
Anna Chancellor
Angus McCain
Julian Rhind-Tutt
Randall Brown
Peter Capaldi
Bill Kendall
Tom Burke
Marnie Madden
Oona Chaplin
Sissy Cooper
Lisa Greenwood
Raphael Cilenti
Vincent Riotta
Kiki Delaine
Hannah Tointon
Sey Ola
Adetomiwa Edun
Book Seller
Peter Silverleaf


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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