Characters

Hector Madden

Hector Madden

Hector is tempted by a rival news program, and his involvement in a Soho nightclub leads to unneeded drama.

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Bel Rowley

Bel Rowley

Bel is all hands on deck, prepared to fight for the integrity of her program, though she can’t seem to keep away from married men.

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Freddie Lyon

Freddie Lyon

Freddie is back from traveling the world, and returns to ‘The Hour’ with a surprise that further complicates his relationship with Bel.

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Lix Storm

Lix Storm

We see a more vulnerable side of Lix when new Head of News Randall comes into the picture.

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Marnie Madden

Marnie Madden

Marnie is now a career woman, and celebrity in her own right, which drastically changes the dynamic between she and Hector.

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Randall Brown

Randall Brown

Randall has a hard, no nonsense exterior, but he’s got a soft side when it comes to Lix, and their past together.

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Bill Kendal

Bill Kendal

Bill seeks Bel’s romantic affections, and Hector’s professional graces as the head of the dueling ITV program ‘Uncovered.’

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Kiki Delane

Kiki Delane

Kiki is the young, beautiful, talented singer and ‘star attraction’ at Soho nightclub El Paradis.

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Angus McCain

Angus McCain

Angus is now Head of Press for Macmillan, protecting the recently elected Prime Minister and the closed circle of his cabinet.

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Camille

Camille

Camille is Freddie’s surprise French wife, who he brings back to London with him from his recent travels.

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Rosa Maria

Rosa Maria

Rosa is one of the performers at El Paradis, and gets mixed up in Kiki’s scandal involving Hector.

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Raphael Cilenti

Raphael Cilenti

Mr. Cilenti is the charming and dangerous owner of El Paradis, the Soho Club where Kiki performs and where Hector gets into trouble.

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Isaac Wengrow

Isaac Wengrow

Isaac Wengrow is the youngest in his family and the first to be born in Britain.

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Sissy Cooper

Sissy Cooper

The production secretary for ‘The Hour’ team, Sissy brings heart and humor to the office.

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Lady Elms

Lady Elms

A cold and distant woman, Lady Elms deeply neglects her daughter, Ruth, and is disdained by her husband, Lord Elms.

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Lord Elms

Lord Elms

Lord Elms, a renowned lawyer, was a decorated World War I veteran.

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Ruth Elms

Ruth Elms

Twenty-one and beautiful, Ruth Elms turns to Freddie for help.

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Wallace Sherwin

Wallace Sherwin

Wallace has connections both in the world of politics and the BBC.

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Clarence Fendley

Clarence Fendley

Head of News, Clarence Fendley has worked for the BBC since the early 1930s.

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Douglas Owen

Douglas Owen

Douglas Owen, the director of programs, started his career in the Foreign Service.

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