We’ve entered the home stretch. The Scandalous Lady W will be broadcast in August, though the dates are still up for grabs. At the moment it’s looking like either the 20th or the 27th. In the meantime, Vintage has reissued Lady Worsley’s Whim with a slightly rejigged cover and a new title: The Scandalous Lady W. Available on Amazon and

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