A Very English Scandal

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The 100 best TV shows of the 21st century
Where’s Mad Men? How did The Sopranos do? Does The Crown triumph? Can anyone remember Lost? And will Downton Abbey even figure? Find out here – and have your say

Kate Abbott, Hannah J Davies, Gwilym Mumford, Phil Harrison and Jack Seale

16, Sep, 2019 @5:00 AM

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Bafta TV awards 2019: full list of nominations
From Killing Eve to A Very English Scandal, here are all the shows up for a gong at this year’s leading British TV awards

Kate Abbott

28, Mar, 2019 @8:13 AM

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A Very English Scandal returns to TV with tale of 'dirty duchess'
After Hugh Grant’s hit turn as Jeremy Thorpe, the series will spotlight a different case, effectively becoming an anthology show

Kate Abbott

31, Jan, 2019 @12:01 AM

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2018: the year in pop culture
Featuring Cardi B, Sting and Shaggy, Sharp Objects, Teddy from Atlanta, bad sex, Hereditary, Black Panther’s influence, and... dogs

Issy Sampson, Steve Rose, Fiona Sturges, Ellen E Jones, Michael Cragg, Gavin Haynes and Rebecca Nicholson

22, Dec, 2018 @7:00 AM

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The best TV episodes of 2018, from Inside No 9 to Maniac
Our critics pick their 25 favourite moments from the year’s best television – including the surreal horror of Atlanta and the historical jaunts of Doctor Who

Gwilym Mumford, Kate Abbott, Stuart Heritage, Lanre Bakare, Martin Belam and Paul MacInnes

19, Dec, 2018 @10:00 AM

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The 50 best TV shows of 2018: No 2 – A Very English Scandal
Hugh Grant’s subversive rebirth continued with a ravishing study of vengeance, tabloid titillation and the high camp of British politicians

Laura Snapes

19, Dec, 2018 @6:00 AM

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Best TV of 2018 so far
Queer Eye gets revamp, Hugh Grant enjoys a makeover and Anthony Hopkins delivers his usual Shakespearian splendour – with added karate … The small screen’s finest offerings so far

Sabrina Faramarzi, Gwilym Mumford and Tamsin Bracher

18, Jun, 2018 @5:00 AM

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The week in TV: Love Island; Suffragettes; Dietland and more
The summer just got dumber with the return of Love Island, while Hugh Grant brought a dark episode of British legal history to a delicious end

Euan Ferguson

10, Jun, 2018 @6:00 AM

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Labour politicians ‘covered up Thorpe affair for 15 years’
Peter Hain memo shows MPs feared ‘Very English Scandal’ would harm government

Jamie Doward

10, Jun, 2018 @5:00 AM

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A very English scandal that rumbles on still | Letters
Letters: Paul Bessell defends his father Peter, who testified in the Jeremy Thorpe trial, Nicholas Billingham says there are still serious questions to answer about suppressed evidence, and other readers weigh in on issues raised by the case

Letters

06, Jun, 2018 @5:28 PM

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After Jeremy Thorpe, which other very English scandals should TV tackle?
From John Stonehouse’s faked death to Jonathan Aitken’s libel case against the Guardian, Westminster has produced many tales worthy of dramatisation

Jonathan Freedland

05, Jun, 2018 @12:04 PM

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Unreliable evidence in Jeremy Thorpe drama – and a parting shot | Letters
Letters: Liberal Democrat peer Paul Tyler says he has never met anyone so skilful in self-deception or deceiving others as Peter Bessell, his predecessor as Bodmin MP, while Chris Leyland spots a minor flaw in Hugh Grant’s portrayal of Thorpe

Letters

04, Jun, 2018 @5:02 PM

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