The Hour

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The Hour

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.

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Season 1
The war in Suez has the country divided and McCain steps up his pressure on The Hour to tow a pro-government line but with a huge anti-war protest gathering in London Freddie has other ideas.
Its Freddie's birthday and the effects of Tom's death are still being felt around the newsroom. Two huge news stories are breaking but Freddie's disappeared and it's Hector who's leading the charge.
A weekend invite to a shooting party at Hector's in-laws gives Freddie an opportunity to quiz Adam on his relationship with Ruth, whilst Hector struggles with his ailing marriage.
The Hour is struggling; the ratings are down, the reviews are terrible and Hector & Freddie are bickering like children. As events escalate, Bel knows their only hope is to pull off a brave interview.
June 1956. BBC reporters and soulmates Bel Rowley and Freddie Lyon spot their opportunity to be a part of a brand new current affairs programme at Lime Grove Studios.