The Hour

The Hour

Critically-acclaimed drama set behind the scenes of a 1950s BBC current affairs programme.

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Writer Abi Morgan talks about The Hour

Writer Abi Morgan talks about The Hour
Amid the space race and the looming spectre of the Cold War, BBC Two's highly acclaimed newsroom drama returns to the airwaves. Here, writer Abi Morgan talks about the news series.

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Meet the characters

Meet the characters
Learn more about the characters in the latest series of the 1950s newsroom drama.

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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."