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‘The Hour’ Canceled

According to a report at Deadline the BBC (that would be the predominant "network" in the U.K. for those few who are unfamiliar) has canceled the 1950's period piece drama The Hour after only two (albeit...

The Hour Series 2 Episodes 5 and 6 Review

If this is the end, which is likely given the low viewing figures on BBC2, then The Hour certainly haven’t taken the easy road. We didn’t want them to, of course, and this two-part finale (aired over...

The Hour Series 2 Episode 4 Review

The conspiracy goes further down than anyone could have guessed in this week’s The Hour, as Bel and Freddie continue on their sub-career path as detectives to scoop out the biggest story in...

The Hour Series 2 Episode 3 Review

After last week’s exploration of racial tensions and immigration, this week’s The Hour is dealing with the legalization of homosexuality, although the debate piece takes much more of a backseat to the...

The Hour Series 2 Episode 2 Review

It’s another great installment of The Hour this week, as we delve into the difficult area of racial tensions in Britain at a time when immigration and casual fascism was a hot topic both on the streets...
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The Hour Series 2 Episode 1 Review

The first series of BBC1’s The Hour was billed the UK’s answer to AMC mega-hit Mad Men when it started this time last year, but it didn’t take long for viewers to forget that depiction once we got...