On A Very English Scandal Season 1 Episode 3, Hugh Grant and Ben Whishaw star in the conclusion of Russell T Davies’ drama based on the true story of the downfall of political leader Jeremy Thorpe.
Norman survives a bungled attempt on his life, and publicly accuses Jeremy of having hired the would-be killer to silence him – an act which finally brings their secret relationship into the public eye for the first time. With the world watching, the ensuing court case drags years of acrimony between the two men into the light, as a man who would be prime minister stands trial for conspiracy to murder. Last in the series. You can watch the full episode below.
About the show:
In England in the early 1960s, politician Jeremy Thorpe begins a whirlwind affair with a young stable hand, Norman Scott. When the relationship turns sour, Norman becomes a secret Jeremy is desperate to hide.