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)
Luke Neal ...
 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)
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 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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Sexually Explosive Political Drama
29 April 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Emily Watson is fantastic in this tremendous British political drama. As the wife of an ambitious politician played by David Tennant, she gives what is nothing less than the performance of a lifetime. Ms. Watson exudes sexuality and her quiet beauty and stunning eyes are completely mesmerizing. In several sequences she virtually sets the screen afire with her volcanic but subdued passion. It is amazing to watch her create a character that is incredibly desirable and stunningly sensual while at the same time being strong willed and seemingly made of steel. Speaking volumes with just those magnificent eyes, she conveys more emotion in a glance than 50 pages of exposition. This is a character who is all woman and then some and there is no doubt regarding her prowess in the bedroom. However, she is equally adept in the cabinet room and her strength as a leader even surpasses her carnal appetites. Watson is the only actress who could manage this and it's wondrous to see. It is no wonder she is so acclaimed as an actor and after so many superb performances that she remains the most respected actress of our time. It doesn't seem possible that she could exceed herself with every role but she does so in film after film as her career continues to astound.


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