A Very English Scandal: Season 1

BBC (2018)
Drama, Crime, Biography
USA | English | Color | 2h 45min
7.9

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

Crew View all

Director Stephen Frears
Writer Russell T. Davies

Episodes View details

1 Episode 1 60 min | May 19, 2018

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...

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2 Episode 2 60 min | May 26, 2018

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?

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3 Episode 3 60 min | Jun 02, 2018

Having survived a bungled attempt on his life, Norman accuses Jeremy of being behind the murder attempt - and goes public.

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Editions

Barcode Format Region Released Edition
5035822945425 DVD 2 Jul 02, 2018 1 Disc DVD