Book to Movie: A Very English Scandal

The Book to Movie of Month
  • Author: John Preston
  • Pages: 360
  • Audio: 12 hours and 29 minutes
The Book to Movie of Month
  • Director: Stephen Frears (Series 1), Anne Sewitsky (Series 2)
  • Screen Writer: Russell T Davies (Series 1), Sarah Phelps (Series 2)
  • Running Time: 3 Episodes (About 55 minutes each)


  • Hugh Grant as Jeremy Thorpe
  • Ben Whishaw as Norman Josiffe/Norman Scott
  • Alex Jennings as Peter Bessell
  • Patricia Hodge as Ursula Thorpe
  • Monica Dolan as Marion Thorpe
  • Paul Hilton as David Holmes
  • Jonathan Hyde as David Napley
  • Eve Myles as Gwen Parry-Jones
  • David Bamber as Arthur Gore, 8th Earl of Arran
  • Jason Watkins as Emlyn Hooson
  • Blake Harrison as Andrew Newton
  • Adrian Scarborough as George Carman
  • Michele Dotrice as Edna Friendship