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  • Summary: The three-part BBC miniseries set in 1960-70s follows member of Parliament Jeremy Thorpe (Hugh Grant) as he seeks to permanently hide his affair with stableboy Norman Scott (Ben Whishaw) to protect his political career in Russell T Davies's adaptation of John Preston's book of the same name.
  • Genre(s): Drama, Movie/Mini-Series

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  1. Reviewed by: Daniel D'Addario
    Jun 20, 2018
    Better still for viewers is the Englishness of the series, which, in keeping with the brevity of many U.K. series, takes a mere three installments to elegantly make its points. Three hours is enough time for two great actors to craft performances whose collision--and an enmity that comes to look a bit like love--is some of the more edifying fun around.