The Hour

Well, Horneteers? It’s just finished: what did you think of The Hour, the BBC’s new 1950s-set newsroom drama?


Great suits, what?


Not quite the “British Mad Men” that some had led us to believe, though.


But then those of us who’d caught up with Suzanne Cave the costume designer when she talked to GQ were already up to speed on that front:


“Ah, the Mad Men thing,” says costume designer Suzanne Cave, “It’s the suits. We forget how good men look in suits. But apart from being set in the same era, it’s a different world. Although we did want to do a costume drama that wasn’t stuffy, that was relevant today.”

Read the full article HERE.


The drama continues next week on BBC2. We’ll be keeping an eye on the costumes.

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