Tag Archives: The Hour

Interview: Abi Morgan on the Next Miniseries of ‘The Hour’

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.

Golden Globes: Dramaville’s ‘The Hour,’ ‘Luther’ Score Nominations

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 ...

Take ‘The Hour’ Quiz: How Well Do You Know 1950s Britain?

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) ...

America vs. Britain in the ’50s: Yanks Had Marilyn Monroe, Brits Had Diana Dors

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 ...

WATCH: How BBC America’s ‘The Hour’ Recreated 1950s Britain

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.

‘Luther’ Star Idris Elba to Host BBC America’s Weekly ‘Dramaville’ Hour

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 ...

Dominic West: ‘Fake Cigarettes Made Me Ill’

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 ...

BBC America Announces New 1950s Spy Drama, ‘The Hour’

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 ...

Dominic West Joins Stylish New BBC2 Drama ‘The Hour’

Wire star Dominic West has been cast in BBC2's upcoming drama capturing a buzzing 1950s newsroom, the BBC reports.