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The Hour (UK)

Summary It's 1956 and a new topical news programme is about to be launched on the BBC. The six-part drama (written by Abi Morgan) takes you behind-the-scenes as a passionate love triangle develops in the newsroom.

The Hour (UK)

Season 1 Premiere: Jul 19, 2011
Metascore Generally Favorable Based on 34 Critic Reviews
80
User Score Generally Favorable Based on 86 User Ratings
7.9
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Summary It's 1956 and a new topical news programme is about to be launched on the BBC. The six-part drama (written by Abi Morgan) takes you behind-the-scenes as a passionate love triangle develops in the newsroom.

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Metascore
Generally Favorable Based on 34 Critic Reviews
80
94% Positive
32 Reviews
6% Mixed
2 Reviews
0% Negative
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Metascore
Generally Favorable Based on 34 Critic Reviews
80
94% Positive
32 Reviews
6% Mixed
2 Reviews
0% Negative
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User Score
Generally Favorable Based on 86 User Ratings
7.9
80% Positive
69 Ratings
10% Mixed
9 Ratings
9% Negative
8 Ratings

User Reviews

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User Score
Generally Favorable Based on 86 User Ratings
7.9
80% Positive
69 Ratings
10% Mixed
9 Ratings
9% Negative
8 Ratings

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Production Company:
  • Kudos Film and Television
  • British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
  • BBC America
Initial Release Date: Jul 19, 2011
Number of seasons: 2 Seasons
Rating: TV-14
Genres:
Golden Globes, USA
4 Nominations
Online Film & Television Association
10 Nominations
BAFTA Awards
9 Nominations