The Hour (2011–2012)
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Episode #2.1 

Bel is back at The Hour with gruff new head of news Randall Brown, a man with whom Lix clearly has history, replacing the jailed Clarence. Hector is still neglecting Marnie to frequent a ... See full summary »

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Sandra Goldbacher

Writer:

Abi Morgan (written and created by)
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Romola Garai ... Bel Rowley
Anna Chancellor ... Lix Storm
Lisa Greenwood ... Sissy Cooper
Dominic West ... Hector Madden
Joshua McGuire ... Isaac Wengrow
Peter Capaldi ... Randall Brown
Jessie Williams ... Autograph Girl
John Cummins John Cummins ... Floor Manager
Brett Allen ... Taxi Driver
Charley Lynn Charley Lynn ... BBC Receptionist
Oona Chaplin ... Marnie Madden
Dominik Golding Dominik Golding ... Society Photographer
Joanna Makaruk Joanna Makaruk ... Club Hostess
Hannah John-Kamen ... Rosa Maria Ramírez
Max Fowler ... McCain's Young Man
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Bel is back at The Hour with gruff new head of news Randall Brown, a man with whom Lix clearly has history, replacing the jailed Clarence. Hector is still neglecting Marnie to frequent a Soho club which, though under police observation, fronts sex parties and where he picks up American actress Kiki Delaine, who is later badly beaten outside her home. He frequently arrives late for work and annoys colleagues with his cavalier attitude. Bel is both pleased and annoyed when Freddie returns from Paris, brought in behind her back to co-present with Hector, who has been warned he must improve or face the sack. Hector feels threatened by the younger man. ITV news programmer Bill Kendall, however, is impressed when, at a press conference supposedly to discuss civil defence, Hector and Freddie, using a document leaked by Hector's army chum police commander Stern, accuse the minister of shaving the much needed police budget to pay for nuclear weapons. Bel gets a shock when, visiting Freddie, he... Written by don @ minifie-1

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Drama

Certificate:

TV-14 | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

28 November 2012 (USA) See more »

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Quotes

Randall Brown: Defer no time, delays have dangerous ends.
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The Hour Main Theme
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Written by Daniel Giorgetti
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