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Brains behind axed TV show wins Emmy

September 24, 2013


THE creator of 1950s drama The Hour had the last laugh after winning an Emmy for the critically acclaimed show which was axed by the BBC after two series.

Abi Morgan, whose other work includes the screenplay for Margaret Thatcher biopic The Iron Lady, won the award for writing in a mini- series or movie. Other winners at the awards were Breaking Bad for best drama, Modern Family for best comedy award, and Liberace biopic Behind the Candelabra for best TV movie.

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