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Well, He Would, Wouldn't He?

1 hour
First broadcast:
Saturday 23 February 2013

By Charlotte Williams. In 1963, at the tender age of 18, Mandy Rice-Davies found herself at the centre of one of the most sensational scandals of the 20th century. She was a witness in the trial of Stephen Ward who was charged with living off the earnings of prostitutes. At the age of 16 Mandy had run away to London and become a dancer at Murray's Club in the West End, where she'd met Christine Keeler and society osteopath, Stephen. Soon she was mixing with London's elite and living as Peter Rachman's mistress. But when there was a shooting incident at Stephen's flat, and news broke of Christine's secret affair with Government Minister John Profumo, events began to spiral out of control. Fifty years later, Mandy looks back at those events and the impact they've had on her life.

A BBC/Cymru Wales production, directed by Kate McAll.


Mandy (younger)
Aimee-Ffion Edwards
Christine Keeler
Lyndsey Marshal
'Pops' Murray
Stephen Marzella
Stephen Ward
Ewan Bailey
Peter Rachman
Ewan Bailey
Lord Astor
Adrian Schiller
Eugene Ivanov
Alex Dower
Johnny Edgecombe
Anthony Courier
Charlotte Williams
Kate McAll


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