The lives of William (an undertaker) and Mary (a midwife) cross. They become romantically involved, but what happens for the rest of the series is far less predictable.
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 William Shawcross (18 episodes, 2003-2005)
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 Mary Gilcrest (18 episodes, 2003-2005)
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 Molly Gilcrest Straud / ... (18 episodes, 2003-2005)
Michael Begley ...
 Rick Straud / ... (18 episodes, 2003-2005)
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 Doris (18 episodes, 2003-2005)
Peta Cornish ...
 Kate Shawcross (18 episodes, 2003-2005)
Ricci McLeod ...
 Brendan Gilcrest (18 episodes, 2003-2005)
Dominick Baron ...
 Terence Gilcrest (18 episodes, 2003-2005)
Georgina Terry ...
 Julia Shawcross (18 episodes, 2003-2005)
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 Arnold (17 episodes, 2003-2005)
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 Mrs. Ball (16 episodes, 2003-2005)
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The lives of William (an undertaker) and Mary (a midwife) cross. They become romantically involved, but what happens for the rest of the series is far less predictable.

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Two sides of life... One chance at love...

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The title is a pun on the co-monarchs William III and Mary II. See more »

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Wonderful Series
17 July 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I am in the middle of this series now and am already dreading it's end. If anyone can tell me where I can buy this entire series on DVD, I would love to do so. The characters are engaging, everyday people with everyday problems and you find yourself inwardly cheering them on and feeling as if you've known them forever. Each episode is directly relative to some portion of your own life - everything about the series is completely believable from the individual characters to the continuity and story lines of each episode. What one of us cannot find a character to relate to, believe in or dislike has not lived life at all, from the deadbeat ex to the interfering mother to the rude stepchildren. But what wins us over every time is the way William absolutely champions his love for Mary with a single twinkle in his beautiful eyes. When Mary finally told William she was in love with him, I was in tears. I, myself, am totally in love with Martin Clunes and will wait for him forever!


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