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    wolfali
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    Following the news that A Very English Scandal is going to become an anthology (with Season 2 written by The Witness for the Prosecution and Ordeal by Innocence adaptor, Sarah Phelps) I thought I’d start this thread up. Comment below with scandals you wish to be covered, who should right them and who should be in them.

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    The News International Phone Hacking Scandal
    Written by : Charlie Brooker

    Starring :

    • Nicole Kidman as Rebekah Brooks
    • Patrick Stewart as Rupert Murdoch
    • Benedict Cumberbatch as James Murdoch
    • Steve Coogan as Tom Crone
    • David Tennant as Les Hinton
    • Miles Jupp as Andy Coulson
    • Nicholas Farrell as Neil Wallis
    • Hugh Bonneville as David Cameron
    • Colin Firth as Keir Starmer

    The Iraq War

    • John Simm/David Tennant as Tony Blair
    • Dennis Quaid as George W Bush
    • Sophie Okonedo as Condelezza Rice
    • Jared Harris as Robin Cook
    • Johnny Lee Miller as Jeremy Corbyn

    Windrush Scandal

    • Emma Thompson as Theresa May
    • Keeley Hawes as Amber Rudd
    • Lenny Henry as David Lammy
    • Adrian Lester as Gary Younge

    Profumo Affair

    • Olivia Cooke as Christine Keeler
    • Christopher Eccleston as John Profumo
    • Anne-Marie Duff as Valerie Hobson
    • James McAvoy as Stephen Ward

     

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    I originally thought A Very English Scandal was about the Vassall scandal. I could see Jason Isaacs as John Vassall.

    "It is impossible to defeat an ignorant man in an argument." - William Gibbs McAdoo

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