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Politician’s Husband, The (BBC-1 2013, David Tennant, Emily Watson)



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Drama series. Very much a companion to Paula Milne’s 1995 drama The Politician’s Wife. Here former member of the Cabinet Aiden Hoynes has to watch from the back benches as his wife’s star begins to rise.

production details
UK / BBC-1 / 3×60 minute episodes / Broadcast Thursday 26 April – Thursday 9 May 2013 @ 9.00pm

Writer: Paula Milne / Producer: Hal Vogel / Executive Producers: David Aukin, Paula Milne / Director: Simon Cellan Jones

David Tennant as Aiden Hoynes
Emily Watson as Freya Hoynes
Jack Shepherd as Joe Hoynes
Roger Allam as Marcus Brock
Ed Stoppard as Bruce Babbish
Anamaria Marinca as Dita Kowalski
Oscar Kennedy as Noah Hoynes
Lucy Hutchinson as Ruby Hoynes
Malcolm Scates as Kenny Moss
Luke Neal as Drew Bailey
Chipo Chung as Lian Hooper
Simon Chandler as Cliff Lyman
Kirsty Wark as Herself
James Weber Brown as BBC reporter
Kate Maravan as Sky reporter