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The three-part BBC drama has been nominated for a TV Bafta…



What TV Bafta has A Very English Scandal been nominated for, how can I watch it and who is in the cast with Hugh Grant?

The three-part BBC drama has been nominated for a TV Bafta.

  • Jon Hornbuckle
  • 12 May 2019, 12:18
  • Updated: 12 May 2019, 12:19
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HUGH Grant made his return to British television in BBC’s controversial drama, A Very English Scandal.

Here is everything you need to know about the Bafta-nominated historical three-part drama and what it’s all about.

What TV Bafta has A Very English Scandal been nominated for?

The three-parter has been nominated for the Best Mini-series award at the TV Baftas.

And on top of that national treasure Hugh Grant has been nominated for the Leading Actor award.

While co-star Ben Whishaw has been given a nod in the Best Supporting Actor category.

And actress Monica Dolan has also been nominated for Best Supporting Actress.

When did A Very English Scandal air on BBC? and how can I watch it?

A Very English Scandal was aired in June 2018, concluding on Sunday, June 3 on BBC One.

It was available to stream on BBC iPlayer but unfortunately is no longer.

There were three hour-long episodes that focused on John Preston’s novel of the same n04ame.

It tells the shocking true story of Jeremy Thorpe, a disgraced member of parliament who in 1979 was tried but later acquitted of conspiring to murder his ex-lover Norman Scott.

Jeremy was an accomplished violinist as well as an MP and died in 2014 aged 85.

What is A Very English Scandal about?

A Very English Scandal tells the shocking true story of Jeremy Thorpe, a disgraced member of parliament who in 1979 was tried but later acquitted of conspiring to murder his ex-lover, Norman Scott.

The three-part drama is set in the late 1960s when Thorpe was the leader of the Liberal Party and his former lover was threatening to expose him for being in a homosexual relationship during an era when it was illegal within the laws of the UK.

A BBC statement explained: “The trial of Jeremy Thorpe changed society forever, illuminating the darkest secrets of the Establishment.

“The Thorpe affair revealed such breath-taking deceit and corruption that, at the time, hardly anyone dared believe it could be true.”

Who is in the cast of A Very English Scandal?

Hugh Grant heads up the cast of the BBC drama. The 57-year-old actor portrays the role of Jeremy Thorpe MP.

It was Hugh’s first fully-fledged return to a TV drama series since the 1990s.

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SOURCE: http://www.thesun.co.uk/tvandshowbiz/3639487/a-very-english-scandal-start-time-bbc-cast-hugh-grant-jeremy-thorpe-mp/


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