The Politician's Wife (1995)

TV Mini-Series  |   |  Drama
7.9
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.9/10 from 377 users  
Reviews: 15 user | 1 critic

A woman's life is turned upside down when it is revealed that her husband, a member of the British Parliament, has been having an affair with a former prostitute.

0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $9.99 on Amazon Instant Video

Editors' Spotlight

What to Watch: "Mad Men"

In the latest installment of "What to Watch", IMDb's TV Editor Melanie McFarland chats with "Mad Men" stars Jon Hamm, January Jones, John Slattery, and series creator Matthew Weiner about the drama's extraordinary legacy, as AMC prepares to air its final seven episodes.

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 205 titles
created 24 Sep 2011
 
a list of 81 titles
created 25 Jun 2012
 
a list of 1145 titles
created 17 Aug 2012
 
a list of 215 titles
created 03 Feb 2013
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Politician's Wife (1995– )

The Politician's Wife (1995– ) on IMDb 7.9/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Politician's Wife.

Episodes

Seasons


Years



1  
1995  
5 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Place of Execution (TV Mini-Series 2008)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

A young girl mysteriously vanishes from her English village home. Forty-five years later, a journalist's attempts to make a documentary on the case threaten to shatter the lives of all involved.

Stars: Lee Ingleby, Emma Cunniffe, Philip Jackson
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

The last three days of a man's life.

Director: Jack Eve
Stars: Trevor Eve, Terry Hanlon, Sharon Maughan
Heat of the Sun (TV Mini-Series 1998)
Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Set in the 1930s, a former Scotland Yard detective is sent to colonial Kenya to head the new criminal investigation unit.

Stars: Trevor Eve, Susannah Harker, Michael Byrne
The Escape Artist (TV Mini-Series 2013)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

A junior barrister specializes in spiriting people out of tight legal corners.

Stars: David Tennant, Toby Kebbell, Gus Barry
Bouquet of Barbed Wire (TV Mini-Series 2010)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Stars: Trevor Eve, Hermione Norris, Imogen Poots
He Knew He Was Right (TV Mini-Series 2004)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Louis Trevelyan's refusal to trust his wife, Emily, destroys their marriage.

Stars: Oliver Dimsdale, Christina Cole, Laura Fraser
The Guilty (TV Movie 1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Nikki Lennon (Caroline Catz) is raped by her boss Steven Vey (Michael Kitchen). Steven is up for a job as a judge... See full synopsis »

Director: Colin Gregg
Stars: Michael Kitchen, Sean Gallagher, Caroline Catz
The Governess (1998)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

When the father of privileged Rosina da Silva violently dies, she decides to pass herself off as a gentile and finds employment with a family in faraway Scotland. Soon she and the family ... See full summary »

Director: Sandra Goldbacher
Stars: Minnie Driver, Tom Wilkinson, Florence Hoath
Secret Smile (TV Movie 2005)
Drama | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Charming Brendan Block dates Miranda Cotton and gets seriously committed. But she dumps him, claiming he invaded her privacy. A few weeks later, Brendan gets engaged to Miranda's sister and... See full summary »

Director: Christopher Menaul
Stars: Kate Ashfield, David Tennant, Claire Goose
Parnell & the Englishwoman (TV Mini-Series 1991)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A 19th-century Irish nationalist politician has an affair with the wife of an English MP.

Stars: Trevor Eve, Francesca Annis, David Robb
My Good Friend (1995–1996)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Stars: George Cole, Richard Pearson, Michael Lumsden
Murder in Mind (TV Movie 1994)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A detective investigates a suicide at a controversial therapy centre.

Director: Robert Bierman
Stars: Juliette Caton, Trevor Eve, Cathryn Harrison
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
...
 Flora Matlock (3 episodes, 1995)
...
 Duncan Matlock (3 episodes, 1995)
...
 Sir Donald Frazier (3 episodes, 1995)
...
 Mark Hollister (3 episodes, 1995)
Katie Donnison ...
 Joanna Matlock (3 episodes, 1995)
...
 Jennifer Caird (3 episodes, 1995)
Diana Fairfax ...
 Rosalind Clegg (3 episodes, 1995)
...
 Paul Matlock (3 episodes, 1995)
Veronica Clifford ...
 Veronica Weston (2 episodes, 1995)
...
 Peggy Price (2 episodes, 1995)
Jacqueline Tong ...
 Suzie (2 episodes, 1995)
Edit

Storyline

A woman's life is turned upside down when it is revealed that her husband, a member of the British Parliament, has been having an affair with a former prostitute.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

He's had a mistress. She's had enough

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

7 January 1996 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Mulher do Político  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(3 parts)

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The three parts had the titles "Stand By Him", "Echo Chamber" and "Body Politic". See more »

Connections

Featured in Zomergasten: Episode #18.4 (2005) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
superb revenge flick
29 December 2002 | by (Frederick, Maryland USA) – See all my reviews

In some respects, this is a "chick flick" -- betrayed wife gets even, but without pandering or being excessive. Yet this is a true intellectual pleasure, for her revenge is calculated, deep, and very adult; the politician's wife manipulates the political caste with the most delicate and appropriate word in the proper ear. A perfect movie for those who have little tolerance for the stupid or shallow, a most enjoyable view. I will be first in line when it comes out on DVD.


9 of 10 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Riveting drama, excellent acting; some plot questions mrslivingston
is this available for purchase/rental lagemail
Aired on More4 last night ArtificiallyIntelligent
Tha Amazing Mrs Pritchard chicago85
Discuss The Politician's Wife (1995) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?