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The trial of Christine Keeler

The trial of Christine Keeler
  • Évaluation: 6,50
  • Année d'émission: 2019
  • Genres: Drama
  • Pays: United Kingdom
  • Durée: 55 minutes

The minister, his mistress, and her lover the spy. The story of the woman at the centre of one of the 20th century's biggest scandals – which changed Britain forever.

  • 'Love triangle' model Christine Keeler is in hiding with the society doctor Stephen Ward, while War Minister John Profumo seeks the attention of the press.
  • The shooting at Wimpole Mews leads to press attention, and Christine decides to sell her story. A chill wind begins to blow for War Minister John Profumo.
  • Pressure mounts and Christine flees to Spain. Profumo orders Stephen Ward to intervene as her story nears publication.
  • Christine’s star rises, while Profumo has to face the music. As the powers that be come after Stephen Ward in retribution, friendships and loyalties are tested to the limit.
  • Stephen Ward is on trial at the Old Bailey. He trusts his friends in high places to help him, but will Christine's lie about Lucky Gordon be revealed in court?
  • Stephen's life hangs in the balance as his sentence is decided. Christine's lie about Lucky Gordon haunts her as she faces trial for perjury.
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