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A Very English Scandal: Episode 3 (S1EP3 BBC 3 Jun 2018, Michele Dotrice)

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Episode 3: 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.

Episode Cast:
Hugh Grant as Jeremy Thorpe
Ben Whishaw as Norman Scott
Alex Jennings as Peter Bessell
Monica Dolan as Marion Thorpe
Jonathan Hyde as David Napley
Jason Watkins as Emlyn Hooson
Patricia Hodge as Ursula Thorpe
Naomi Battrick as Diana Stainton
David Bamber as Lord Arran
Blake Harrison as Andrew ‘Gino’ Newton
Paul Hilton as David Holmes
Michele Dotrice as Edna Friendship
Steffan Rhodri as DCS Michael Challes
Adrian Scarborough as George Carman QC
Chris Grahamson as Minehead Constable
Paul Sloss as Stuart Kuttner
Brett Allen as Anthony Johnson
Flora Montgomery as Diane Kelly
Rhys Parry Jones as John Le Mesurier
Dyfan Dwyfor as George Deakin
Alex Murdoch as Minehead Magistrate
Joshua Richards as Manchester Policeman
Arabella Neale as Jeremy’s Secretary
Nicola Goodchild as New Returning Officer
Marianne Oldham as Stella Levy
Caleb Roberts as Daniel Badwah
Patrick Marber as Peter Taylor QC
Fisayo Akinade as Clive Otunde
Zina Badran as Clerk Of The Court
Rhys Meredith as Gareth Williams
Daniel Weyman as BBC TV Reporter
Beth Tuckey as Celia Kettle-Williams
Shyko Amos as Bronte Bisama
Tim Chipping as Prison Guard
Dannie Pye as Blonde Man
Anthony Kaye as Tall Man

Writer: Russell T Davies / Director: Stephen Frears

Airdate: 3 Jun 2018 on BBC

Series: A Very English Scandal Season 1 Episode 3

Show Info: 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. It wasn’t until the late 1970’s that the story hit the newspapers and then it was open season.