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A Very English Scandal Season 1 Episodes

Season 1 Episode Guide

Season 1

4 Episodes 2018 - 2018

Beginning in the 1960s, Thorpe is the leader of the Liberal Party. He is hiding an affair with a man at a time when homosexuality is still illegal. When Scott threatens to reveal the affair, Thorpe decides upon a plan of action that eventually exposes the scandal.

Episode 1

Episode 1

Sun, Mar 10, 2019 60 mins

Three-part drama adapted by Russell T. Davies from John Preston's book. 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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Episode 2

Episode 2

Sun, Mar 10, 2019 60 mins

As Jeremy gets one step closer to becoming prime minister, Norman demands that old promises should be honored. With the old affair with Norman threatening to derail his political career, will Jeremy stop at nothing to silence him?

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Episode 3

Episode 3

Sun, Mar 10, 2019 60 mins

Having survived a bungled attempt on his life, Norman Scott 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.

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Episode 4

Episode 4

60 mins

The true story of the first British politician to stand trial for conspiracy to murder. It's the late 1960s, homosexuality has only just been decriminalized, and Jeremy Thorpe, the leader of the Liberal party has a secret he's desperate to hide.

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