A Very British Scandal

A Very British Scandal

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Season two of the British anthology drama (rebranded from season one's A Very English Scandal). The series focuses on Argyll v Argyll, the scandalous divorce of socialite Margaret Argyll – The Duchess of Argyll – in the 1960s. More

"Famed for her charisma, beauty and style, Margaret (Claire Foy), Duchess of Argyll, dominated the front pages as a divorcee featuring accusations of forgery, theft, violence, drug-taking, secret recording, bribery and an explicit Polaroid picture all played out in the white-hot glare of the 1960s media." (Official synopsis)

2022Rating: 13UKBlueprint Television



Episode 1

Heiress Margaret Sweeny is in the midst of a divorce... More when she meets the dashing (and married) Ian Campbell, future Duke of Argyll.


Episode 2

Putting aside gnawing doubts about her marriage, Margaret continues with... More her plan to secure her claim to Inveraray Castle.


Episode 3

Battlelines are drawn as the Duke and Duchess of Argyll... More enter into a bloody separation, all played out in the white-hot glare of a ravenous press.

A Very British Scandal | Reviews

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The Guardian

The Guardian

A Very British Scandal, with its lean, mean script and its refusal to reinvent the duchess... is the very best and fairest tribute that could be given her.

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The saddest and most stylish drama this year.

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The Times

The Times

It was evocative, it was beautiful and it got me thinking and kept me thinking. Yet after three hours, I still didn't really know what I was supposed to be thinking about.

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A Very British Scandal | Release Details

A Very British Scandal is available to stream in New Zealand now on Prime Video.