A Very English Scandal: Season 1
British Liberal Party leader Jeremy Thorpe is accused of conspiracy to murder his gay ex-lover and is forced to stand trial in 1979.
Cast View all
|Hugh Grant||Jeremy Thorpe|
|Ben Whishaw||Norman Scott|
|Andrew French||Sergeant at Arms|
|Alex Jennings||Peter Bessell|
|Patricia Hodge||Ursula Thorpe|
|Jason Watkins||Emlyn Hooson|
|Alice Orr-Ewing||Caroline Allpass|
|Nick Malinowski||Returning Officer|
|Naomi Battrick||Diana Stainton|
|Morgan Watkins||Mike Steele|
Episodes View details
It is 1960s England, homosexuality is illegal and the politician Jeremy Thorpe begins a whirlwind affair with a young stable hand, Norman Scott. But when the relationship turns sour and Jeremy’s career goes from strength to strength, Norman becomes a secret that Jeremy is desperate to hide...
As Jeremy gets one step closer to becoming prime minister, Norman demands that old promises should be honoured. With the old affair with Norman threatening to derail his political career, will Jeremy stop at nothing to silence him?
Having survived a bungled attempt on his life, Norman accuses Jeremy of being behind the murder attempt - and goes public.
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