The Conman, his Lover and the Prime Minister’s Wife

The inside story of the relationship between an international conman and Carole Caplin, the confidante of Cherie Blair, the wife of former Prime Minister Tony Blair.  ‘Cherie-gate’ as the saga became known, forced Cherie to make a public apology, cost personal trainer Carole Caplin her relationship with the Blairs – and plunged the Blair government into crisis.


‘A thriller…Gruesome but impossible to ignore.’ Evening Standard

'Jaw-droppingly compulsive.' Independent on Sunday

'Gripping and insightful. An extraordinary piece of work.' BBC Radio 4, Front Row

'A fascinating study of moral ambiguity in modern life.' Daily Telegraph

Read Lynn’s article on the BBC website.    

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