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Seasons:
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Release Date:
7 January 1996 (USA) See more »
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He's had a mistress. She's had enough
Plot:
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.
Awards:
5 wins & 3 nominations See more »
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Cast

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Juliet Stevenson ... Flora Matlock (3 episodes, 1995)

Trevor Eve ... Duncan Matlock (3 episodes, 1995)

Ian Bannen ... Sir Donald Frazier (3 episodes, 1995)

Anton Lesser ... Mark Hollister (3 episodes, 1995)
Katie Donnison ... Joanna Matlock (3 episodes, 1995)

Minnie Driver ... Jennifer Caird (3 episodes, 1995)
Diana Fairfax ... Rosalind Clegg (3 episodes, 1995)

Stuart Piper ... Paul Matlock (3 episodes, 1995)
Veronica Clifford ... Veronica Weston (2 episodes, 1995)
Sally Knyvette ... Peggy Price (2 episodes, 1995)
Jacqueline Tong ... Suzie (2 episodes, 1995)
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Series Directed by
Graham Theakston (unknown episodes)
 
Series Writing credits
Paula Milne (unknown episodes)

Series Produced by
Peter Ansorge .... commissioning editor (unknown episodes)
Jenny Edwards .... producer (unknown episodes)
Jeanna Polley .... producer (unknown episodes)
Neal Weisman .... producer (unknown episodes)
 
Series Original Music by
Barrington Pheloung (unknown episodes)
 
Series Cinematography by
Tom McDougal (unknown episodes)
 
Series Film Editing by
Alan Jones (unknown episodes)
 
Series Production Design by
Adrian Smith (unknown episodes)
 
Series Art Direction by
Tom Conroy (unknown episodes)
 
Series Costume Design by
Pam Tait (unknown episodes)
 
Series Production Management
Rebecca Jones .... production manager (unknown episodes)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Sherief M. Hassan .... third assistant director (unknown episodes)
 
Series Art Department
David Ned Kelly .... stand-by carpenter (3 episodes, 1995)
 
Series Sound Department
Paul Conway .... dialogue editor (unknown episodes)
Iain Eyre .... assistant sound editor (unknown episodes)
Nigel Galt .... sound editor (unknown episodes)
Tony Jackson .... sound mixer (unknown episodes)
Christian Joyce .... boom operator (unknown episodes)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Jim Alloway .... camera operator (unknown episodes)
Julian Bucknall .... clapper loader (unknown episodes)
 
Series Editorial Department
Tracey Jury .... assistant editor (unknown episodes)
 
Series Music Department
Paul Golding .... music scoring engineer (3 episodes, 1995)
 
Series Other crew
Clair Chrysler .... stand-in (unknown episodes)
Sarah Hayward .... script supervisor (unknown episodes)
Emma Mager .... production coordinator (unknown episodes)
Charlie Woodhouse .... unit location manager (unknown episodes)
 

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185 min (3 parts)
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The three parts had the titles "Stand By Him", "Echo Chamber" and "Body Politic".See more »
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1 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
outstanding!, 10 March 2000
Author: DJSimon

Juliet Stevenson delivers one of the best performances I've ever seen. The Politician's wife -- about an upper-crust British MP who has an affair with a pretty young thing (Minnie Driver!), and how his wife deals with it -- is an outstanding production. In this Blue Dress and Cigars age of American politics, I would think it would do very well over here. Unfortunately, aside from some brief play on PBS, it hasn't been given much exposure here. Direct plea to whomever holds the rights: if you can't release this in theaters (and you really ought to), please at least make the video available in the States.

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