Edward and Mrs Simpson

Season 1 Episode 4

The Divorce

Aired Unknown Nov 29, 1978 on ITV

Episode Recap

Wallis is still married to Ernest Simpson, her second husband - but Ernest has not stood in the way of her affair with the new King. Now, both Ernest and Wallis want a divorce, and one is arranged.

Already, those who fear a constitutional crisis see Wallis's divorce as a very dangerous development. They begin to think the unthinkable - could their King really be planning to marry a scarlet woman?