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Netflix nabs ‘The Hour’

LOS GATOS, CA – Netflix has locked up the Canadian rights to the critically-acclaimed British drama The Hour. Hailed as England's answer to Mad Men, The Hour is a six-part political thriller set in 1956 against the backdrop of a BBC public affairs TV show during the Suez Crisis.   An intimate look at sex, ambition and espionage in the workplace, the series originally aired on the BBC in the United Kingdom and stars Dominic West, Romola Garai and Ben Whishaw.