📺 “A Very English Scandal” Episode #1.1 | Netflix

Watched "A Very English Scandal" Episode #1.1 from Netflix
Directed by Stephen Frears. With Hugh Grant, Alex Jennings, Ben Whishaw, Chris Ashby. In 1965 Jeremy Thorpe, a successful Liberal MP and in line for the party's leadership, tells his friend Peter Bessell how, four years earlier, he met the handsome stable boy Norman Josiffe. Jeremy takes the homeless youngster in to repay an act of kindness and a sexual relationship follows. However Norman feels used, threatening to expose Jeremy, and Peter is sent to pacify him. Whilst ...

Took quite a while to get into this, but it finally started getting interesting at the end. Wish I had known it was just a three episode series/arc–I probably would have had much more patience with this episode if I had. As it was, I kept wondering what a weak episode it was.

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