Harry Mount, the Oldie editor, has recently written Summer Madness: How Brexit Split the Tories, Destroyed Labour and Divided the Country (Biteback). Other books include Odyssey - Ancient Greece in the Footsteps of Odysseus and Amo, Amas, Amat and All That. He writes for the Daily Mail, the Telegraph, the Spectator and many other newspapers and magazines. He was a leader writer and New York correspondent at the Telegraph.
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On Sunday, the final episode of A Very English Scandal will be screened. Adrian Scarborough stars as George Carman, the brilliant QC who got Jeremy Thorpe off. As a junior barrister, Harry Mount worked for Carman – and was dazzled by his mind