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The Politician's Wife 

A woman's life is turned upside down when it is revealed that her husband, a member of the British Parliament, has been having an affair with a former prostitute.
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Series cast summary:
Juliet Stevenson ...  Flora Matlock 3 episodes, 1995
Trevor Eve ...  Duncan Matlock 3 episodes, 1995
Anton Lesser ...  Mark Hollister 3 episodes, 1995
Ian Bannen ...  Sir Donald Frazier 3 episodes, 1995
Ian Puleston-Davies ...  Youth Programme Host 3 episodes, 1995
Claire Vousden ...  Duncan's Secretary 3 episodes, 1995
Crispin Redman Crispin Redman ...  Duncan's Assistant 2 / ... 3 episodes, 1995
Stephen Boxer ...  Colin Fletcher 3 episodes, 1995
Katie Donnison Katie Donnison ...  Joanna Matlock 3 episodes, 1995
Stuart Piper Stuart Piper ...  Paul Matlock 3 episodes, 1995
Charmian May Charmian May ...  Mrs. Lucas 3 episodes, 1995
Patrick Drury Patrick Drury ...  Ian Ruby Smith 3 episodes, 1995
Frederick Treves ...  Clive Woodley 3 episodes, 1995
David Prescott David Prescott ...  Mindermere Reporter / ... 3 episodes, 1995
Michael Harbour Michael Harbour ...  Roger Gravely 3 episodes, 1995
Andrew Hilton Andrew Hilton ...  Hugo Patterson 3 episodes, 1995
Joanne Zorian ...  Breakfast TV Presenter 3 episodes, 1995
Gary Cady Gary Cady ...  Alistair Drummond 3 episodes, 1995
Trevor Baxter ...  Gordon Naylor 3 episodes, 1995
Chris Donat Chris Donat ...  TV newsman / ... 3 episodes, 1995
Minnie Driver ...  Jennifer Caird 3 episodes, 1995
David Solomon David Solomon ...  Jennifer's Solicitor 3 episodes, 1995
Aline Mowat Aline Mowat ...  Woman Reporter 3 episodes, 1995
Diana Fairfax ...  Rosalind Clegg 3 episodes, 1995
Lisa Jacobs Lisa Jacobs ...  Margot 3 episodes, 1995
Mark Powley Mark Powley ...  John 3 episodes, 1995
David Auker ...  Labour Party member / ... 3 episodes, 1995
Richard Brierley Richard Brierley ...  Richard Pearson 3 episodes, 1995
Penny Bunton Penny Bunton ...  Lydia Gibb 3 episodes, 1995
Jack Chissick Jack Chissick ...  Labour Party member / ... 3 episodes, 1995
Max Digby Max Digby ...  Young Tory 3 episodes, 1995
Sue Edelson Sue Edelson ...  TV political commentator / ... 3 episodes, 1995
Jackie Everett Jackie Everett ...  Female demonstrator / ... 3 episodes, 1995
Edward Highmore Edward Highmore ...  Club Waiter 3 episodes, 1995
Joe Hutton Joe Hutton ...  Male Demonstrator 3 episodes, 1995
Iain Marshall Iain Marshall ...  Reporter 3 episodes, 1995
Lloyd McGuire ...  Trade Union Representative 3 episodes, 1995
Fidelis Morgan ...  Rachel Gold 3 episodes, 1995
Richard Philips Richard Philips ...  TV Interviewer 3 episodes, 1995
Shirley Anne Selby Shirley Anne Selby ...  2nd Female Demonstrator 3 episodes, 1995
Marc Sinden ...  Martyn Price 3 episodes, 1995
Peter Sproule Peter Sproule ...  School's Reporter 3 episodes, 1995
Jonathan Whaley Jonathan Whaley ...  Reporter 1 3 episodes, 1995
James Woolley James Woolley ...  Conservative Committee Member 3 episodes, 1995
Sarah Wynter Sarah Wynter ...  Liberal Democratic Committee 3 episodes, 1995
Jacqueline Tong ...  Suzie 2 episodes, 1995
Julie Dawn Cole ...  Angie 2 episodes, 1995
Veronica Clifford Veronica Clifford ...  Veronica Weston 2 episodes, 1995
Mark Fowley Mark Fowley ...  John 2 episodes, 1995
Sally Knyvette ...  Peggy Price 2 episodes, 1995
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A woman's life is turned upside down when it is revealed that her husband, a member of the British Parliament, has been having an affair with a former prostitute.

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He's had a mistress. She's had enough

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UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 January 1996 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(3 parts)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color
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The three parts are entitled "Stand By Him", "Echo Chamber" and "Body Politic". See more »

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Featured in Zomergasten: Episode #18.4 (2005) See more »

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Enjoyed the film but have a question.
17 June 2006 | by jrrybrinkmanSee all my reviews

I saw it on DVD and really wanted to see part three, but after 5-10 minutes of next part of the story when she wins election, it repeated the second part. Is this a one time error or did other viewers get the same? Thank you!

Politician's Wife is a great companion piece to House of Cards and 2 parts following that I can't remember starring Ian Richardson.

It is also is so close to the Clinton's errors. The most interesting point in the film for me is when she discusses with Ian Bannen how her husband is able to believe everything he says whenever he says it and then forgets it. I'm hoping the DVD I saw is a one-time error and I can see more of the story, especially about their son and how he grows up to be like his mother.


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