The Amazing Mrs Pritchard (2006– )

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The story follows Mrs Ros Pritchard, a successful manager of a supermarket. When a couple of politicians make a spectacle of themselves outside her shop, Ros decides to stand for election ... See full summary »

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 Ros Pritchard (6 episodes, 2006)
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 Ian Pritchard (6 episodes, 2006)
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 Miranda Lennox (6 episodes, 2006)
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 Georgina Pritchard (6 episodes, 2006)
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 Catherine Walker (6 episodes, 2006)
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 Emily Pritchard (6 episodes, 2006)
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 Sir Richard Leavis (5 episodes, 2006)
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 Hilary Rees-Benson (5 episodes, 2006)
Selina Cadell ...
 Dorothy Crowther (5 episodes, 2006)
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 Meg Bayliss (5 episodes, 2006)
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 Paul Critchley (5 episodes, 2006)
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 Ben Sixsmith (4 episodes, 2006)
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 Beverley Clarke (4 episodes, 2006)
Frances Tomelty ...
 Kitty Porter (4 episodes, 2006)
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 Nina Morgan (4 episodes, 2006)
David Glover ...
 Speaker (4 episodes, 2006)
John Humphrys ...
 John Humphrys (4 episodes, 2006)
Mairead McKinley ...
 Carol (3 episodes, 2006)
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 Liz Shannon (3 episodes, 2006)
Joe McAweaney ...
 Stanley Lewis (3 episodes, 2006)
Fred Perry ...
 Reporter (3 episodes, 2006)
Gavin Esler ...
 Himself (3 episodes, 2006)
Vaughan Savidge ...
 Himself (3 episodes, 2006)
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 Assistant (2 episodes, 2006)
Anji Kreft ...
 Oona (2 episodes, 2006)
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 Frank (2 episodes, 2006)
Sarah Montague ...
 Sarah Montague (2 episodes, 2006)
David Hartley ...
 Ryan (2 episodes, 2006)
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 Kimberley (2 episodes, 2006)
Peter Snow ...
 Himself (2 episodes, 2006)
Sarah Jane Wolverson ...
 Journalist / ... (2 episodes, 2006)
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 Headmaster (2 episodes, 2006)
Karl Mercer ...
 Himself (2 episodes, 2006)
Dilys Laye ...
 Queen Elizabeth II (2 episodes, 2006)
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The story follows Mrs Ros Pritchard, a successful manager of a supermarket. When a couple of politicians make a spectacle of themselves outside her shop, Ros decides to stand for election herself, just to prove that she could do better. Her story grips the nation and eight weeks later no one is more surprised than Ros herself when she wins the General Election and becomes the next Prime Minister. Written by Anonymous

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The first series ended on a cliffhanger, with the intention being that the programme would return for a second series. However this was cancelled because the first series received poor audience ratings. After its initial run in the UK, a title card was added to the final episode when it was broadcast in Canada and a few other places, but not for its PBS run in the USA. This caption said that Mrs Pritchard, feeling that she had served a purpose, resigned as Prime Minister, and that she and her husband were living happily at home with their family in Eatanswill. Catherine Walker had become Prime Minister and was successfully leading the Purple Alliance; she never married. See more »

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Relative Fast Pace, in places scary realism
18 October 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Firstly I think the previous comment was perhaps a little harsh. So far this program has operated at a highly interesting angle, by having an initial intense fast pace, and a gradual slow down before throwing a new thing at the audience to consider.

There is continually something for the audience to think about, and about 15 things at the same time. All the concerns of someone running a country, while it is slightly unrealistic with some of the simplicity it makes the point it's trying to make very well.

Much of the policies "Mrs. Pritchard" tends to raise are real life policies. Won't say any more here.

As a piece of Tuesday night viewing it's worth watching, unlike much of whats on at the moment.


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