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A behind-the-scenes drama and espionage thriller in Cold War-era England that takes place on an investigative news programme.
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 program.
Booze, sex, and crime. The Hour has it all.
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Cold war 1950s Britain at the BBC. A new program is created, pushing the boundaries of traditional, dry television journalism. The team putting on the show, title The Hour, includes producer Bel, a young ambitious woman struggling with her professional ambitions in a male dominated world; rakish anchor Hector; and home news correspondence and moral anchor Freddie. Throw into the mix are espionage, the Suez Crisis and of course a sexy love triangle.
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Hugh Gaitskell Press Conference 1956
Historical footage of a1956 press conference on the Suez crisis with distinguished British statesman / Leader of the Opposition Hugh Gaitskell. Both the international incident and Gaitskell’s broadcasts about it feature prominently in "The Hour”.
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