Event 482

Stephen Frears

Venue: BBC Tent
Award winning director Stephen Frears talks about his latest drama for the BBC – A Very English Scandal.  Written by Russell T Davies and based on the book by John Preston, this three part series tells the story of the former Liberal leader, Jeremy Thorpe’s trial in the 1970s for conspiracy to murder his lover, Norman Scott. In conversation with writer and broadcaster Rosie Boycott, Stephen discusses the rewards and challenges of bringing this very English story to screen and working with actors Hugh Grant and Ben Whishaw.
Followed by Q&A.

The final episode of A Very English Scandal goes out at 9pm Sunday 3rd June on BBC1
Free but ticketed
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