Articles Tagged 'John Stonehouse'

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. Here’s our second installment: Even among British political and spy scandals, John Stonehouse’s story stands out as unusually bizarre. Elected as a Labor MP in 1957, he rose to become […]