Ghislaine, Prince Andrew and the Paedophile review – a grisly story of sexual abuse and royal palaces

How did a newspaper tycoon’s daughter become a paedophile’s accomplice? And how does the royal family fit in? Abuse survivors and others speak out in this disappointingly brief show

What a piece of work is man. And, just occasionally – relatively speaking – woman, too. In Ghislaine, Prince Andrew and the Paedophile (ITV), reporter and presenter Ranvir Singh traces the grisly story of Ghislaine Maxwell and her conviction on charges of sex trafficking and conspiracy for her part in procuring underage girls – a child of just 14 in one of the cases brought to trial – for the convicted paedophile and billionaire Jeffrey Epstein.

At 45 minutes (plus adverts) it is not an in-depth investigation to match either the four-hour Netflix miniseries Jeffrey Epstein: Filthy Rich nor the three-part documentary by Sky, Epstein’s Shadow (the latter skewing close to the view of Maxwell as victim, but nevertheless covering a lot of ground in detail).

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Television & radio, Culture, Television, Jeffrey Epstein, Ghislaine Maxwell, Prince Andrew, Crime, Sexual harassment, UK news, US news, World news UK news | The Guardian

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