Eagle-eyed viewers of the BBC series starring Hugh Grant and Ben Whishaw would have spotted a couple of places in North Devon in episode two. It was during the episode that Jeremy Thorpe and Norman Scott crossed paths again in Chittlehampton, where filming took place in October last year. READ MORE: A Very English Scandal: Who was former North Devon MP Jeremy Thorpe? Saunton Sands also made an appearance as the Californian beach where Peter Bessell escaped with his second wife, Diane albeit with the beautiful weather added in later. As the conspiracy to murder Norman Scott developed, viewers were taken to Barnstaple, although the scenes were actually filmed in Hertford. The book by John Preston documents several places in North Devon over the course of the scandal, some of the key ones are outlined in our interactive map. READ MORE: North Devon agent recalls his friend Jeremy Thorpe.