Critic Consensus: A combination of deft storytelling, engrossing period detail, and compelling performances makes The Hour an addictive watch.
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as Freddie Lyon
as Bel Rowley
as Hector Madden
as Clarence Fendley
as Angus McCain
as Lix Storm
as Isaac Wengrow
as Marnie Madden
as Thomas Kish
as Wallace Sherwin
as Adam Le Ray
as Sissy Cooper
So far, the programme is doing a fine job of combining these various elements - although sometimes in a rather self-conscious way.
If you're a fan of high-quality, deliberately paced period drama, you need to check out The Hour.
It offers amusement and a tad of suspense, but little to ponder over the long run.
Viewers craving a satisfying gourmet meal rather than another summertime "reality" Moon Pie are urged to make The Hour a Wednesday night ritual for the next six weeks.
The Hour weaves drama, espionage and romance together to make an incredibly compelling show that allows itself to exist in its retro era without being wholly defined by it.
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