The amazing true story of Lady Worsley, whose elopement prompted her husband to sue her lover and sparked one of the greatest scandals of 18th-century England. While Seymour and Bisset hid out in a London hotel, Sir Richard and his lawyers set about proving his wife's infidelity through a series of devious schemes. When the case came to court, Sir Richard lied about his relationship with Seymour, painting a perfect picture of their marriage and persuading others to do the same. Bisset looked sure to be facing penury and prison until Seymour devised a bold plan.
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BBC Two - The Scandalous Lady W
Natalie Dormer stars in a historical romp that goes a small way to casting sexually liberated women in a different light. A look at the nasty business between Lady Seymour Worsley, her lover George Bisset and her politician husband Sir Richard Worsley, an affair that culminated in a criminal trial in , The Scandalous Lady W Monday, 9pm, BBC2 is perhaps the biggest advert not only for divorce but radical, militarised feminism and premarital sex, too. In this minute drama, one thing is for sure: Lady W Natalie Dormer of Game Of Thrones, AKA the don of wronged, velvet-draped women with hidden depths might have been spared a lot of pissing about had she been granted a cheeky little dec abs. Had she been able to divorce her sexual deviant of a husband, there would have been no tears, no fall from grace. Normally, the IRL aspect of scandal and bastardry only makes a historical drama juicier. The thing about watching scandal among those who are already dead is that, whatever happens, no one loses. Except, perhaps, a musty portrait, now doomed to receive dirty looks from passers-by in a gallery.
The Scandalous Lady W
The Scandalous Lady W. Wealthy Lady Seymour Fleming Natalie Dormer marries ambitious politician Sir Richard Worsley Shaun Evans , a pervert and voyeur who can get his rocks off only by watching her through their bedroom keyhole having sex with other men. Then the trouble really begins as everyone becomes enmeshed in a scandalous court case. And someone, please, silence that flipping cello. Summary Game of Thrones and Hunger Games star Natalie Dormer leads the cast in this fact-based drama about the scandalous life of Lady Worsley, an 18th-century noblewoman who dared to leave her husband and elope with his best friend, Captain George Bisset.
A gripping 18th century drama details the scandalous life of Lady Seymour Worsley, who dared to leave her husband and elope with his best friend, Captain George Bisset. Lady Seymour Worsley escapes her troubled marriage only to find herself at the centre of a very public trial brought by her powerful husband Sir Richard Worsley. David Eldridge Hallie Rubenhold.