• Publication date: January 14, 2014

The Hour

As the Suez Canal Crisis begins to escalate in 1956, Freddie Lyon, an unsatisfied news reporter, discovers that his best friend Bel Rowley is producing a new BBC news magazine called The Hour. Without planning to, Freddie gets tangled up in a UK government cover-up…

Program data

Duration: 60

MBC 4 :

Saturday, 21:00 (GMT) ~ 24:00 (KSA)

Friday, 21:00 (GMT) ~ 24:00 (KSA)

As the Suez Canal Crisis begins to escalate in 1956, Freddie Lyon, an unsatisfied news reporter, discovers that his best friend Bel Rowley is producing a new BBC news magazine called The Hour. Without planning to, Freddie gets tangled up in a UK government cover-up when the daughter of a member of the House of Lords, Lord Elms daughter Ruth Elms, turns up dead in her hotel room as an apparent suicide shortly after talking to Freddie and pushing him to investigate the murder of a professor Peter Darrall…

Starring:

  • Ben Whishaw as Journalist Freddie Lyon
  • Dominic West as Presenter Hector Madden
  • Romola Garai as Producer Bel Rowley
  • Anton Lesser as Clarence Fendley
  • Julian Rhind-Tutt as Angus McCain
  • Joshua McGuire as Isaac Wengrow

Created by:  Abi Morgan