7 episodes

A conspiracy theory that a cabal of gay judges threaten the justice system has gripped Scotland. A shiny lawyer with a dark secret claims to have a list that possesses the truth.

Shiny Bob: The Devil’s Advocate BBC Scotland

    • Society & Culture

A conspiracy theory that a cabal of gay judges threaten the justice system has gripped Scotland. A shiny lawyer with a dark secret claims to have a list that possesses the truth.

    Introducing Shiny Bob: The Devil’s Advocate

    Introducing Shiny Bob: The Devil’s Advocate

    A conspiracy theory that a cabal of gay judges threaten the justice system has gripped Scotland. A shiny lawyer with a dark secret claims to have a list that possesses the truth.

    • 1 min
    1. A Scandal Is Born

    1. A Scandal Is Born

    A rumour that secretly gay lawyers and judges are perverting the course of justice sparks a conspiracy theory that puts the press on a hunt.

    • 32 min
    2. The List

    2. The List

    A senior lawyer claims to have a list of secretly gay legal figures and is threatening to expose its contents. As cases collapse, the press start to dig deeper.

    • 28 min
    3. Operation Planet

    3. Operation Planet

    A police investigation into alleged abuse of young gay men becomes part of the Magic Circle scandal. For the first time, we hear from those involved in the controversial case.

    • 45 min
    4. Fettesgate

    4. Fettesgate

    A police station has been robbed. Hundreds of documents have been stolen. Could one of them be a damning police report on the Magic Circle scandal?

    • 28 min
    5. The Inquiry

    5. The Inquiry

    As the damning contents of a leaked secret police report spark outrage, a high profile lawyer is tasked with finding the truth of the Magic Circle conspiracy theory.

    • 32 min

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