The Trial of Christine Keller, takes a fresh look at one of the most iconic and infamous scandals in British history: the chain of events in the 1960's that became known as 'The Profumo Affair' and forced the resignation of Prime Minister Macmillan.
A scandal of s ex, spies and lies, it dominated British media in 1963, rocked its government and led to the trial and imprisonment of 19-year-old Christine Keller. It also led to the resignation of the British War Minister John Profumo and the tragic trial and death of London socialite, Dr Stephen Ward.
Set at the height of the Cold War in a fascinating era of shifting class, gender and racial politics. Taking us behind the headlines of this ground-breaking British scandal, the story is told through the lives of its key characters with flashbacks to the infamous affair.