admin     12 / 14 / 2019

The Trial of Christine Keeler retells the story of the Profumo Affair, a 1961 scandal that began with Minister for War John Profumo’s affair with 19-year-old model Christine Keeler.

As the press investigated this affair, they found that Keeler may have also been dating Soviet naval attache Yevgeny Ivanov (played by Visar Vishka) alongside Profumo, both of whom she met through Ward.

“Behind the headlines to tell a human story about the sexual and cultural politics of one of the most revealing and iconic stories of modern times.”

The Trial of Christine Keeler starring Sophie Cookson, James Norton and Ellie Bamber, starts Sunday 29th December on BBC One and BBC iPlayer.

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