Cast confirmed on Anatomy of a Scandal

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NetflixThe lead cast has been revealed on new Netflix drama Anatomy Of A Scandal, with Sienna Miller, Michelle Dockery and Rupert Friend heading the line-up. 

The casting news was confirmed by Deadline. The six-part drama is based on Sarah Vaughan’s 2017 novel about James Whitehouse (Friend), a high-powered politician whose marriage falls apart when he is accused of rape.

Miller plays his wife Sophie while Dockery is criminal barrister Kate Woodcroft QC. 


SJ Clarkson will direct all six episodes of the UK-based shoot. The showrunners are seasoned US drama supremo David E Kelley and Melissa James Gibson who executive produce alongside Bruna Papandrea and Liza Chasin. 


Production Intelligence subscribers have had access to comprehensive details on the project since it was first listed on the site in August, including a round-up of key UK HoDs and the start date and filming location.