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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)
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 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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Women can be politicians? Amazing!
22 October 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Hasn't this been done a hundred times? You'd think after Margaret Thatcher this wouldn't be such a shocking premise. I found the whole thing silly and irritating.

I dislike prejudice in any form so it offends me to hear statements like, "Women are better at politics because they can admit when they've made a mistake." I don't think work has a gender, I don't think women are better at politics any more than men are better at engineering. I also dislike seeing women treat their husbands like children and their children like adults.

This might make a nice "follow your dream" film for school girls except for the fact that the film teaches that self-esteem is a more useful career preparation than education or experience.


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