Profumo for beginners

As the Thomson scandal only begins unravelling it’s time to look back at the Profumo Affair. Then, it was the cover-up that bought the government tumbling. 

The good bit. Peter Sellers and Anthony Newley in Fool Britannia, the LP of the scandal. Newley -"It could go on forever":

John Profumo – “the cover-up did for him”:

BBC documentary:

Christine Keeler:

Dr Stephen Ward statement:

The Musical:

Craig Thomson allegations (a week ago):



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