TV review: Drawing back the curtain on the divorce of the century

The latest BBC bodice-ripper, A Very British Scandal, unpicks the sensational 1963 divorce of the Duke and Duchess of Argyll in entertaining style

2nd January, 2022
TV review: Drawing back the curtain on the divorce of the century
Claire Foy and Paul Bettany in A Very British Scandal (BBC One)

A Very British Scandal (BBC One)

Peter O’Toole: Réalta & Rógaire (TG4)

The Profumo affair, in which the British Secretary of State for War John Profumo conducted an extramarital liaison with 19-year-old model Christine Keeler, laid bare the dissolute lifestyles of those in the rarefied upper reaches of the British establishment. Keeler had also been involved with Yevgeny Ivanov, a senior naval attaché at the...

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