The Rector's Wife (1994– )

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Anna Bouverie (Lindsay Duncan, Rome) chafes at her limited life as a vicar's wife in a small English town... See full synopsis »

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 Anna Bouverie (4 episodes, 1994)
Jonathan Coy ...
 Peter Bouverie (4 episodes, 1994)
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 Patrick O'Sullivan (4 episodes, 1994)
Lucy Dawson ...
 Flora Bouverie (4 episodes, 1994)
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 Luke Bouverie (4 episodes, 1994)
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 Ella Pringle (4 episodes, 1994)
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 Archdeacon Daniel Byrne (4 episodes, 1994)
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 Isobel Thomson (4 episodes, 1994)
Madge Hindle ...
 Elaine Dodswell (4 episodes, 1994)
Geoffrey Chater ...
 The Bishop (3 episodes, 1994)
Carol MacReady ...
 Celia Harper (3 episodes, 1994)
Frederick Treves ...
 Colonel Richardson (3 episodes, 1994)
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 Jonathan Byrne (3 episodes, 1994)
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 Marjorie Richardson (3 episodes, 1994)
Helen Fraser ...
 Trish Pardoe (3 episodes, 1994)
George Raistrick ...
 Mr. Biddle (3 episodes, 1994)
Morgan Jones ...
 Tim (3 episodes, 1994)
Muriel Pavlow ...
 Miss Dunstable (3 episodes, 1994)
Mary MacLeod ...
 Sister Ignatia (2 episodes, 1994)
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 Laura Marchant (2 episodes, 1994)
Thomas Bradford ...
 Barnaby (2 episodes, 1994)
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 Eleanor Ramsay (2 episodes, 1994)
Jonathan Cecil ...
 Robert Ramsay (2 episodes, 1994)
Yvonne Manners ...
 The Bishop's Wife (2 episodes, 1994)
Jonty Stephens ...
 Steve Mulgrove (2 episodes, 1994)
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Late 20th Century Religious Stereotyping
30 August 2000 | by See all my reviews

Badly stereotyped story of a thoroughly odious religious figure and a secular hero (the Rector's Wife), typical of late 20th century TV and movies. The lead character was completely unbelievable as the Rector's Wife. She appeared so completely foreign to a lifestyle which we are supposed to believe she had been living for much of her adult life. Perhaps poor casting or writing were at fault. Not having read the novel, I am unable to judge the latter aspect.


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