This programme, set in a BBC newsroom in the 1950s, features renegade journalist Freddie, ambitious producer Bel and handsome anchor Hector as they create an investigative newsmagazine programme called `The Hour'. But tensions rise between the three when they become embroiled in a passionate love triangle. The programme plays out against the backdrop of a mysterious murder and Freddie's controversial and dangerous investigation. `The Hour' explores the decade on the threshold of change, from the ruthless sexual politics of the time to the revelations that redefined the world for a new generation.
Starring Ben Whishaw, Romola Garai, Dominic West