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.
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 Flora Matlock (3 episodes, 1995)
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 Duncan Matlock (3 episodes, 1995)
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 Sir Donald Frazier (3 episodes, 1995)
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 Mark Hollister (3 episodes, 1995)
David Auker ...
 Labour Party member (3 episodes, 1995)
Trevor Baxter ...
 Gordon Naylor (3 episodes, 1995)
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 Colin Fletcher (3 episodes, 1995)
Richard Brierley ...
 Richard Pearson (3 episodes, 1995)
Penny Bunton ...
 Lydia Gibb (3 episodes, 1995)
Gary Cady ...
 Alistair Drummond (3 episodes, 1995)
Jack Chissick ...
 Labour Party member (3 episodes, 1995)
Max Digby ...
 Young Tory (3 episodes, 1995)
Chris Donat ...
 TV newsman (3 episodes, 1995)
Katie Donnison ...
 Joanna Matlock (3 episodes, 1995)
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 Jennifer Caird (3 episodes, 1995)
Patrick Drury ...
 Ian Ruby Smith (3 episodes, 1995)
Sue Edelson ...
 TV political commentator (3 episodes, 1995)
Jackie Everett ...
 Female demonstrator (3 episodes, 1995)
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 Rosalind Clegg (3 episodes, 1995)
Mark Fowley ...
 John (3 episodes, 1995)
Michael Harbour ...
 Roger Gravely (3 episodes, 1995)
Edward Highmore ...
 Club Waiter (3 episodes, 1995)
Andrew Hilton ...
 Hugo Patterson (3 episodes, 1995)
Joe Hutton ...
 Male Demonstrator (3 episodes, 1995)
Lisa Jacobs ...
 Margot (3 episodes, 1995)
Iain Marshall ...
 Reporter (3 episodes, 1995)
Charmian May ...
 Mrs. Lucas (3 episodes, 1995)
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 Trade Union Representative (3 episodes, 1995)
Fidelis Morgan ...
 Rachel Gold (3 episodes, 1995)
Aline Mowat ...
 Woman Reporter (3 episodes, 1995)
Richard Philips ...
 TV Interviewer (3 episodes, 1995)
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 Paul Matlock (3 episodes, 1995)
Mark Powley ...
 John (3 episodes, 1995)
David Prescott ...
 Mindermere Reporter (3 episodes, 1995)
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 Youth Programme Host (3 episodes, 1995)
Crispin Redman ...
 Duncan's Assistant 2 (3 episodes, 1995)
Shirley Anne Selby ...
 2nd Female Demonstrator (3 episodes, 1995)
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 Martyn Price (3 episodes, 1995)
David Solomon ...
 Jennifer's Solicitor (3 episodes, 1995)
Peter Sproule ...
 School's Reporter (3 episodes, 1995)
Frederick Treves ...
 Clive Woodley (3 episodes, 1995)
Claire Vousden ...
 Duncan's Secretary (3 episodes, 1995)
Jonathan Whaley ...
 Reporter 1 (3 episodes, 1995)
James Woolley ...
 Conservative Committee Member (3 episodes, 1995)
Sarah Wynter ...
 Liberal Democratic Committee (3 episodes, 1995)
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 Breakfast TV Presenter (3 episodes, 1995)
Veronica Clifford ...
 Veronica Weston (2 episodes, 1995)
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 Peggy Price (2 episodes, 1995)
Jacqueline Tong ...
 Suzie (2 episodes, 1995)
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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.

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

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

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So prescient it's eerie ...
16 August 2000 | by (Los Angeles, CA) – See all my reviews

Watching this miniseries, you might think it's a thinly veiled version of the Lewinsky scandal, but they made this British miniseries several years before the scandal broke. (I saw it when it was first aired on PBS here in Los Angeles and I kept having strange flashbacks to it throughout the impeachment hearings.) Not only do you have the blonde scorned wife (Juliet Stevenson -- amazing!) and the young brunette political intern (Minnie Driver), but it all unravels due to the lies that the politician tells his wife. The first half is her finding out exactly what's going on, and the second half is her Machiavellian revenge.


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