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Notes on a Scandal

Self-styled 'old battleaxe' Barbara befriends new fellow teacher, Sheba, but with ulterior motives, and feels betrayed when the younger woman risks marriage and career by having an affair with underage pupil Steven.

1 hour, 32 minutes

Last on

Sun 3 Mar 2019 00:45

Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • 00:17

    Toots & The Maytals

    Funky Kingston


Role Contributor
Barbara Covett Judi Dench
Sheba Hart Cate Blanchett
Director Richard Eyre
Richard Hart Bill Nighy
Ted Mawson Tom Georgeson
Sandy Pabblem Michael Maloney
Sue Hodge Joanna Scanlan
Bill Rumer Shaun Parkes
Steven Connolly Andrew Simpson
Brian Bangs Phil Davis
Polly Hart Juno Temple
Ben Hart Max Lewis
Marjorie Julia McKenzie
Martin Adrian Scarborough
Sheba's Mother Jill Baker
Annabel Anne-Marie Duff
Writer Patrick Marber


  • Sun 12 Sep 2010 21:00
  • Thu 2 May 2013 21:00
  • Sun 10 Nov 2013 22:30
  • Sun 10 Nov 2013 22:55
  • Sun 10 Nov 2013 23:00
  • Wed 11 Jun 2014 21:00
  • Sun 3 Mar 2019 00:05
  • Sun 3 Mar 2019 00:45

BBC Films: Notes on a Scandal

BBC Films: Notes on a Scandal

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