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Tag Archives: The Hour
By Tom Brook | Posted on January 9th, 2012
With the BBC America’s 1950s-set newsroom drama The Hour basking in the glory of its three Golden Globe nominations, screenwriter Abi Morgan has been giving some details of what might be in the new miniseries.
By Kevin Wicks | Posted on December 15th, 2011
The Golden Globe nominations were announced this morning, and there was a veritable buffet of mentions for Brits, including some faces familiar to viewers of BBC America’s Dramaville lineup. Luther‘s Idris Elba and The ...
By Paul Hechinger | Posted on August 17th, 2011
Good day, class. We know there are so many other study guides out there, so we appreciate that you’ve chosen Anglophenia’s modern British history review to prepare for the new series, The Hour, premiering tonight (August 17) ...
By Fraser McAlpine | Posted on August 10th, 2011
If you’re planning to settle down on August 17th to watch the new Dominic West drama The Hour, right here on BBC America, you may be wondering what life can have been like for the poor beleaguered British back in the 1950s. You ...
By Kevin Wicks | Posted on July 15th, 2011
As Mad Men and films like Good Night, and Good Luck showed us, the “neat and tidy” 1950s had striking parallels to the present day.
By Kevin Wicks | Posted on May 25th, 2011
Idris Elba, Golden Globe-nominated star of BBC America’s Luther, will host BBC America’s new weekly dramatic programming slot, the channel announced today (May 25). Dramaville is set to launch Wednesday, August 17 at 10 pm ...
Contrary to what you may previously have thought, there’s a growing body of evidence that suggests acting might not be terrifically good for your health. OK, there are more hazardous professions, but it’s not all winnebagos ...
By Kevin Wicks | Posted on March 24th, 2011
Dominic West (The Wire, The Devil’s Whore), Romola Garai (Emma, Atonement), and Ben Whishaw (Bright Star, Criminal Justice, Brideshead Revisited) are set to star in BAFTA-winning writer Abi Morgan‘s six-part espionage ...
By MacKenzie Wilson | Posted on November 10th, 2010
Wire star Dominic West has been cast in BBC2's upcoming drama capturing a buzzing 1950s newsroom, the BBC reports.