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)
Claire Hackett ...
 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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 Mrs. Spalding (15 episodes, 2003-2005)
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 Billy Two Hats (14 episodes, 2003-2005)
The Emerald Dogs ...
 The Band (11 episodes, 2003-2005)
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 Reuben / ... (10 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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Intriguing
5 May 2003 | by (Caerphilly, Wales) – See all my reviews

Very well acted and moving at times, William And Mary is one of those TV mini-series that ITV1 is so good at turning out these days. Martin Clunes as a dissatisfied undertaker is particularly good, acting his way through so many emotional troughs and peaks that you're surprised his character doesn't end up in an asylum. The only let-down is the ending, which is rather too neat and unrealistic for my taste.


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