The Politician's Husband

Confirmed for BBC Two on 25 April at 9.00pm to 10.00pm

Ep 1/3

Thursday 25 April

9.00pm-10.00pm

BBC TWO

NEW
The Politician's Husband written by Paula Milne and directed by Simon Cellan-Jones, is a companion piece to the multi-award-winning The Politician's Wife.

Aiden Hoynes and Freya Gardner are the golden couple of British politics. Aiden resigns from cabinet in a failed leadership bid thwarted by his best friend Bruce Babbish. In the cabinet reshuffle Freya is appointed to Cabinet, while Aiden returns to the back benches and a life of political obscurity. Finally out of her husband's shadow, Freya is forced to choose between her own career ambitions and publicly supporting her husband.

Cast: Aiden Hoynes is played by David Tennant, Freya Gardner is played by Emily Watson Bruce Babbish is played by Ed Stoppard, Joe Hoynes is played by Jack Shepherd, Marcus Brock is played by Roger Allam, Noah Hynes is played by Oscar Kennedy, Ruby Hoynes is played by Lucy Hutchinson and Dita Kowalski is played by Anamaria Marinca.

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