The Hour



A behind-the-scenes drama and espionage thriller in Cold War-era England that centers on a journalist, a producer, and an anchorman for an investigative news programme.

  1. Abi Morgan


Series Cast

  1. Ben Whishaw

    Ben Whishaw

    Freddie Lyon

    12 Episodes

  2. Romola Garai

    Romola Garai

    Bel Rowley

    12 Episodes

  3. Dominic West

    Dominic West

    Hector Madden

    12 Episodes

  4. Anna Chancellor

    Anna Chancellor

    Lix Storm

    12 Episodes

  5. Julian Rhind-Tutt

    Julian Rhind-Tutt

    Angus McCain

    12 Episodes

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Last Season

The Hour

Season 2

2012 | 6 Episodes

Season 2 of The Hour premiered on November 28, 2012.

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Status Ended


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  • 15


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Type Scripted

Original Language English

Runtime 60m



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