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Aro Favourite Hour, The - Series 1 (TV Series)


UK 2011, 344 minutes
Rating: [M] Violence and sex scenes.
Genres: Television, Drama, Suspense/Crime

Topics: Media, Period 1950s.


Aroview: A team of journalists (lead by THE WIRE's Dominic West) front a groundbreaking news hour for the BBC, only to chance upon a high-level government cover-up in the process.

Ambitious hybrid of retro workplace drama (a la MAD MEN) and cold war conspiracy thriller that doesn't always gel, but nonetheless offers fascinating insights into 50s-era news production and the state-controlled politics within the BBC.

Series One: six episodes across two discs.

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DVD Features

  • English subtitles for the hearing impaired
  • 'making of' documentary / featurette
  • 2-disc set

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