Played by Anna Chancellor
Lix is still heading up the foreign desk, fighting for airtime for international stories whilst Freddie spars with her over domestic affairs. But a new side to Lix is revealed when Randall arrives at The Hour. These two have a complex and emotional history, and soon Lix finds her whole idea of herself and her independence challenged by Randall's assertion that she is running away from the past.
As well as starring in The Hour, Anna's previous TV credits include Pride and Prejudice (1995), Spooks (2005-2007) and Pramface (2012). She also starred as Henrietta in the film Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994).