The Politician's Husband (2013)

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Political drama series about a marriage between two politicians, and what happens when the wife's career starts to overshadow her husband's.

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 Aiden Hoynes (3 episodes, 2013)
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 Freya Hoynes (3 episodes, 2013)
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 Marcus Brock (3 episodes, 2013)
June Bailey ...
 Pensioner 1 (3 episodes, 2013)
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 Freddy Seabourn / ... (3 episodes, 2013)
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 Lian Hooper (3 episodes, 2013)
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 TV cameraman (3 episodes, 2013)
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 Ruby Hoynes (3 episodes, 2013)
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 Muslim Constituent / ... (3 episodes, 2013)
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 Noah Hoynes (3 episodes, 2013)
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 Diane (3 episodes, 2013)
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 Reporter / ... (3 episodes, 2013)
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 Dita Kowalski (3 episodes, 2013)
Matthew David McCarthy ...
 MP / ... (3 episodes, 2013)
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 Drew Bailey (3 episodes, 2013)
Malcolm Scates ...
 Kenny Moss (3 episodes, 2013)
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 Joe Hoynes (3 episodes, 2013)
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 Bruce Babbish (3 episodes, 2013)
Leon Symnz ...
 TV Camera Man (3 episodes, 2013)
James Weber Brown ...
 Reporter / ... (3 episodes, 2013)
Clare Welch ...
 Pensioner 2 (3 episodes, 2013)
Sarah Woodward ...
 Undercover Reporter 1 / ... (3 episodes, 2013)
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 Cliff Lyman (2 episodes, 2013)
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 Civil Servant (2 episodes, 2013)
David Shelley ...
 Undercover Reporter (2 episodes, 2013)
Kirsty Wark ...
 Herself (2 episodes, 2013)
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Aiden Hoynes is a senior cabinet minister who has always put his career before family, with the support of Freya, his devoted wife and mother to their two young children. But when Freya's own political career takes off and threatens to overshadow his, Aiden's life is thrown into chaos. As his political career comes to a standstill, and with his marriage turned upset down, Aiden takes increasing risks in his quest for power. Written by anon

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For each episode, the copyright date, expressed in Roman numerals as for most UK programmes, is MMXXIII (2023) instead of MMXIII (2013). See more »

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... an unfortunate way to come to a conclusion
22 July 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

It's mentioned somewhere that if you can 'dream it up', well then, it could possibly happen... that might be true except in this instance. For most of the three episodes things moved along fairly believably... except that it was somewhat difficult seeing the to leads together for a majority of the time. Don't know what it really was, but they just did not at all gel together. Anyway, we then arrive at the final few minutes, and all credibility is chucked completely out the window, with an ending so ludicrous it defies all logic. Hope this is not a growing trend, for this is now the second production viewed in succession that completely challenges in similar manner the intelligence of its' audience. Could easily have 'dreamed up' a couple different scenarios that would have better matched the preceding material.


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