Events come to a head as Hector prepares to leave the BBC and go over to ITV to keep his marriage together.
Bel, realizing that Cilenti won't stop at murder, wants to halt the investigation. But Freddie and Hector have gone too far to stop - whatever the danger.
Bel and Freddie make further investigations of the sinister Cilenti, whilst Hector faces some unsettling truths.
Hector makes a startling discovery about his friend Commander Stern, whilst Randall Brown tells Lix the real reason he came back to Britain.
Hector is arrested on a charge of beating up a night-club hostess, whilst Freddie interviews a racist thug on TV.
1957: A new head of news, the cold-blooded Randall Brown, gives Bel trouble and so, increasingly, does Hector Madden.
Will Isaac's satirical sketch get onto the air? And who is Freddie's mystery guest for "The Hour"?
Hector and Freddie witness police violence against anti-Suez demonstrators,but government censorship remains in place.Bel learns that Marnie knows about her affair with Hector, and Freddie finds out what "Brightstone" means - and gets a shock...moreless
It is Freddie's birthday and the effects of Tom's death are still being felt around the newsroom. Two huge news stories are breaking but Freddie has disappeared.
Freddie gets an opportunity to quiz Adam Le Ray on his relationship with Ruth. Meanwhile at the office suspicion about Tom Kish is mounting and Isaac is on the case.
The cover-up starts to unravel and Bel and the team launch their new BBC news show.
Bel Rowley is a female with a plan - she wants to be a successful TV producer. She's been given the opportunity to launch a new BBC news show - one that might actually be interesting - so she sets about picking her news team. Meanwhile, a man is murdered and Bel's friend, journalist Freddie Lyon, is contacted to be told it's a cover-up.moreless