First glimpse at TV legal drama
Hugh Grant has been pictured as former Liberal party leader Jeremy Thorpe. The British actor, 57, plays the late politician in upcoming three-part TV drama A Very English Scandal, which tells of Mr Thorpe’s trial for conspiracy and incitement to murder his ex-lover Norman Scott. The first-look picture shows Grant in character and his co-star Ben Whishaw as Mr Scott. It tells the story of Mr Thorpe who, in 1979, was tried but acquitted of conspiring to murder Mr Scott.