The BEST Episodes of A Very English Scandal

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jan 26, 2020

Network: BBC One

It is the late 1960s, homosexuality has only just been decriminalised, and Jeremy Thorpe, the leader of the Liberal party, has a secret he is desperate to hide.

Episode 3

#1 - Episode 3

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Jun 3, 2018

Having survived a bungled attempt on his life, Norman accuses Jeremy of being behind the murder attempt - and goes public.

star 7.81
244 votes
Episode 2

#2 - Episode 2

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired May 27, 2018

As Jeremy gets one step closer to becoming prime minister, Norman demands that old promises should be honoured. With the old affair with Norman threatening to derail his political career, will Jeremy stop at nothing to silence him?

star 7.54
287 votes
Episode 1

#3 - Episode 1

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired May 20, 2018

It is 1960s England, homosexuality is illegal and the politician Jeremy Thorpe begins a whirlwind affair with a young stable hand, Norman Scott. But when the relationship turns sour and Jeremy’s career goes from strength to strength, Norman becomes a secret that Jeremy is desperate to hide...

star 7.46
296 votes