Drama 8.30pm, ABC1
Crack writing, plus a great cast and story-line have this reviewer intrigued. The Hour is in its third episode, but it’s not too late for newcomers.
The latest series for The Wire’s Dominic West goes behind the scenes of a 1950s London newsroom. Madden is the lead anchorman. He is deeply attracted to his ambitious young producer Bel Rowley ( Romola Garai). But renegade broadcast journalist Freddie Lyon ( Ben Whishaw) steals the show with his quirk and curiosity.