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The Best Episodes of A Very English Scandal

Every episode of A Very English Scandal ranked from best to worst. Let's dive into the Best Episodes of A Very English Scandal!

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.

Genre:Drama
Network:BBC One

Top Episode Highlight

The best episode of "A Very English Scandal" is "Episode 3", rated 8.3/10 from 737 user votes. It was directed by Stephen Frears and written by Russell T Davies. "Episode 3" aired on 6/3/2018 and is rated 0.5 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "Episode 2".

  • Episode 3
    8.3/10 737 votes

    #1 - Episode 3

    Season 1 Episode 3 - Aired 2018-06-03

    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.

    Director: Stephen Frears

    Writer: Russell T Davies

  • Episode 2
    7.8/10 765 votes

    #2 - Episode 2

    Season 1 Episode 2 - Aired 2018-05-27

    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?

    Director: Stephen Frears

    Writer: Russell T Davies

  • Episode 1
    7.7/10 886 votes

    #3 - Episode 1

    Season 1 Episode 1 - Aired 2018-05-20

    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…

    Director: Stephen Frears

    Writer: Russell T Davies