Anatomy of a Scandal Gets April 15 Netflix Premiere

By Rebecca Theodore-Vachon 

Secrets and lies take center court in the upcoming Netflix series, Anatomy of a Scandal. Based on the international best-selling novel by Sarah Vaughan, the six-part series will premiere Friday, April 15.

James Whitehouse (Rupert Friend) seems to have it all: a successful career as a Minister in Parliament, a beautiful wife Sophie (Sienna Miller) and a loving family, but a scandalous secret from James’ past will threaten all that he holds dear. Barrister Kate Woodcroft (Michelle Dockery) has her own agenda as she and her prosecution team threaten to tear down the Whitehouse marriage. Sophie’s loyalty to her husband will be put to test as she works to sift through fact and fiction.

The cast includes Naomi Scott, Josette Simon, Geoffrey Streatfeild, Joshua McGuire, Liz White, Nancy Farino, Hannah Dodd, Ben Radcliffe, Jake Simmance, Annie Haworth, Amelie Bea-Smith and Sebastian Selwood.


S.J. Clarkson (Jessica Jones) directs all six episodes. The series was created by David E. Kelley and Melissa James Gibson (House of Cards), who also serve as writers and executive producers. Lisa Chasin of 3Dot Productions, Bruna Papandrea, Allie Goss of Made Up Stories along with Vaughan and Margaret Chernin are executive producers.