Infamous British Political Scandals

Infamous British Political Scandals: Expenses and the ‘Rotten Parliament’

 

With tonight’s final episode of State of Play (10p/9c), we also offer our final installment of Infamous British Political Scandals. For now, anyway.

Infamous British Political Scandals: ‘Cash for Honours’

 

“Follow the money.” It’s always about cash, even in political scandals, as we see in this week’s installment of Infamous British Political Scandals.

Infamous British Political Scandals: The Profumo Affair

Anglophenia’s look at British political scandals, occasioned by the series State of Play (airing Wednesdays at 10/9c), continues with a look at what many people would consider to be the mother of all modern British scandals: the ...

Infamous British Political Scandals: The Curious Case of John Stonehouse

As BBC America airs the drama State of Play (Wednesdays, 10p/9c), Anglophenia takes a look back at some of Britain’s most explosive real-life political scandals.

Infamous British Political Scandals: ‘Spingate’

 

Sometimes it seems as if Americans take a curious sort of pride in the shame of our government’s chicanery, like the Watergate, Iran-Contra or Teapot Dome scandals – perhaps that pride is in the exposure of the complicated depths ...