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Articles Tagged 'Abi Morgan'

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. “We’re coming back in 1957 when the space and arms race is at its peak — and looking at the […]

Could BBC America Writers Win This Year’s Screenplay Oscars?

Last winter, London-born writer David Seidler won an Oscar for The King’s Speech, his moving drama about King George VI’s struggle to overcome a speech impediment. At age 73, the veteran TV scribe became the oldest person to win a gold statue for Best Original Screenplay. From the early buzz this year, it looks like […]

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 thriller, The Hour. Scheduled for a summer launch on BBC America, the series is a co-pro between the channel and Kudos, the company behind […]