Anatomy of a Scandal cast, synopsis, release date and more

Anatomy of a Scandal - Cr. Netflix
Anatomy of a Scandal - Cr. Netflix /

David E. Kelley, the man behind Big Little Lies and Nine Perfect Strangers, has created a new British anthology series releasing on Netflix this April. Anatomy of a Scandal was developed by Kelley and Melissa James Gibson (The Americans, House of Cards) for the streaming service and is based on the novel of the same name written by Sarah Vaughan.

As an anthology, each season will focus on a different scandal plaguing the elite class of the United Kingdom. The series also stars an impressive cast that includes Sienna Miller (American Sniper, The Loudest Voice), Rupert Friend (Homeland, Death of Stalin) and Michelle Dockery (The Gentlemen, Downton Abbey).

If you’ve had your eye on the show and are looking forward to watching it when it comes out on Netflix soon, keep reading to find out everything you need to know about the series, including the synopsis, cast, release date and more.

Anatomy of a Scandal trailer

Netflix has released the first official trailer for the series and it looks fantastic!

Anatomy of a Scandal synopsis

Classified as a provocative crime drama and courtroom TV show, here is the official synopsis courtesy of Netflix:

"A psychological thriller and gripping courtroom drama, the series infiltrates Britain’s elite through personal and political scandal, where the truth lies between justice and privilege. James and Sophie Whitehouse live in a blissful and rarified world. A Minister in Parliament, a loving family at home, James’ trajectory appears without limits. Until a scandalous secret suddenly comes to light. Barrister Kate Woodcroft has a trajectory of her own, and her prosecution threatens to tear into Westminster, the Whitehouse marriage, and her own personal esteem."

Anatomy of a Scandal cast

Besides Miller, Friend and Dockery, the series will star the following cast members:

  • Naomi Scott (Aladdin, Charlie’s Angels)
  • Josette Simon (The Witches)
  • Geoffrey Streatfeild (The Other Boleyn Girl)
  • Joshua McGuire (Lovesick)
anatomy of a scandal
Anatomy of a Scandal – Cr. Netflix /

Anatomy of a Scandal release date

All six episodes of the series will be released on April 15, 2022. Each episode of the courtroom drama is approximately 60 minutes long. Add Anatomy of a Scandal to your Netflix reminders so you get an alert when it is released!

Next. Best Netflix shows coming in 2022. dark