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A Very English Scandal

Season 1
IMDb 7.72018X-Ray16+
The shocking true story of the first British politician to stand trial for conspiracy to murder. Jeremy Thorpe (Hugh Grant), the leader of the Liberal party, has a secret he's desperate to hide. His ex-lover Norman Scott (Ben Whishaw) is putting Thorpe's brilliant political career at risk so Thorpe schemes and deceives until he realizes there’s only one way to silence Scott for good
Starring
Hugh GrantBen WhishawAlex Jennings
Genres
Drama
Subtitles
English [CC]
Audio languages
EnglishEnglish [Audio Description]

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  1. 1. Episode 1
    June 29, 2018
    56min
    16+
    In England in the early 1960's, politician Jeremy Thorpe begins a whirlwind affair with a young stable hand, Norman Scott. But when the relationship turns sour, Norman becomes a secret Jeremy is desperate to hide.
  2. 2. Episode 2
    June 29, 2018
    55min
    16+
    As Jeremy gets one step closer to becoming Prime Minister, Norman demands that old promises should be honoured. With Thorpe's old affair with Norman Scott threatening to derail his political career, will Jeremy stop at nothing to silence Norman?
  3. 3. Episode 3
    June 29, 2018
    58min
    16+
    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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    May 22, 2018
    2min
    16+
    Jeremey Thorpe (Hugh Grant) is a powerful member of Parliament, but how far will he go to protect his pristine image from a secret love affair with Norman Scott (Ben Whishaw)? With the help of fellow politicians, they plot to kill and conceal the darkest secrets of the Establishment, at the time, hardly anyone dared believe it could be true.

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Directors
Stephen Frears
Producers
Dan Winch
Network
Amazon Studios
Amazon Maturity Rating
16+ Young Adults. Learn more