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The Politician's Husband 

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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Series cast summary:
David Tennant ...  Aiden Hoynes 3 episodes, 2013
Emily Watson ...  Freya Hoynes 3 episodes, 2013
Roger Allam ...  Marcus Brock 3 episodes, 2013
June Bailey June Bailey ...  Pensioner 1 3 episodes, 2013
Tim Bentinck ...  Freddy Seabourn / ... 3 episodes, 2013
Chipo Chung ...  Lian Hooper 3 episodes, 2013
Lee Nicholas Harris ...  TV cameraman 3 episodes, 2013
Lucy Hutchinson ...  Ruby Hoynes 3 episodes, 2013
Harmage Singh Kalirai ...  Muslim Constituent / ... 3 episodes, 2013
Oscar Kennedy ...  Noah Hoynes 3 episodes, 2013
Sylvestra Le Touzel ...  Diane 3 episodes, 2013
Kate Maravan Kate Maravan ...  Reporter / ... 3 episodes, 2013
Anamaria Marinca ...  Dita Kowalski 3 episodes, 2013
Matthew David McCarthy Matthew David McCarthy ...  MP / ... 3 episodes, 2013
Luke Neal Luke Neal ...  Drew Bailey 3 episodes, 2013
Malcolm Scates Malcolm Scates ...  Kenny Moss 3 episodes, 2013
Jack Shepherd ...  Joe Hoynes 3 episodes, 2013
Ed Stoppard ...  Bruce Babbish 3 episodes, 2013
Leon Symnz Leon Symnz ...  TV Camera Man 3 episodes, 2013
James Weber Brown ...  Reporter / ... 3 episodes, 2013
Clare Welch Clare Welch ...  Pensioner 2 3 episodes, 2013
Sarah Woodward ...  Undercover Reporter 1 / ... 3 episodes, 2013
Simon Chandler ...  Cliff Lyman 2 episodes, 2013
Chris Cowlin Chris Cowlin ...  Civil Servant 2 episodes, 2013
David Shelley ...  Undercover Reporter 2 episodes, 2013
Kirsty Wark Kirsty Wark ...  Herself 2 episodes, 2013
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Storyline

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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UK

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English

Release Date:

2013 (UK) See more »

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The Politician's Husband See more »

Filming Locations:

London, England, UK See more »

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Daybreak Pictures See more »
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(3 parts)

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Stereo

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Color
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Trivia

Characters share surnames with characters from The West Wing. See more »

Goofs

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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Featured in WatchMojo: Top 10 Best Political Dramas (2018) See more »

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... an unfortunate way to come to a conclusion
22 July 2014 | by bjariasSee 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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