A Very English Scandal

A Very English Scandal

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It's the late 1960s, homosexuality has only just been legalised and Jeremy Thorpe, the leader of the Liberal party, has a secret he's desperate to hide.

2018Rating: TV-14United KingdomBlueprint Television
Drama

Episodes

EPISODE 1.1

Episode 1

It is 1960s England, homosexuality is illegal and the politician... More 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…

EPISODE 1.2

Episode 2

As Jeremy gets one step closer to becoming prime minister,... More 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?

EPISODE 1.3

Episode 3

Having survived a bungled attempt on his life, Norman Scott... More publicly accuses Jeremy Thorpe of being behind a plot to kill him. After years of acrimony between them, Norman and Jeremy finally go head to head in court with the world watching.

A Very English Scandal | Reviews

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News.com.au

News.com.au

Captivating from beginning to end...

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Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning Herald

A very British masterpiece...

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RogerEbert.com

RogerEbert.com

The series starts strongly and only gets better...

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IndieWire

IndieWire

At its core, A Very English Scandal is a very dark and sad tale, but you might not really notice it at first, because it’s so very fun to watch.

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The New York Times

The New York Times

A Very English Scandal is a dazzling three hours and in pace and potency puts The Crown to shame.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

One of the tightest and brightest and most sublime miniseries that you're likely to see on television in 2018.

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Variety

Variety

(The show) takes a mere three installments to elegantly make its points.

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The Times

The Times

As Thorpe, Hugh Grant really has proved he's getting better as he's getting older...

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Independent

Independent

Gripping and superbly executed drama...

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A Very English Scandal | Release Details

A Very English Scandal is available to stream in Australia now on Google Play and Prime Video and Apple TV.