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The Politician's Husband Episode 1 of 3

Aiden and Freya Hoynes 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, whilst 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.

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Thu 25 Apr 2013 21:00

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Role Contributor
Aiden HoynesDavid Tennant
Freya HoynesEmily Watson
Joe HoynesJack Shepherd
Marcus BrockRoger Allam
Bruce BabbishEd Stoppard
Dita KowalskiAnamaria Marinca
Noah HoynesOscar Kennedy
Ruby HoynesLucy Hutchinson
Kenny MossMalcolm Scates
Drew BaileyLuke Neal
Lian HooperChipo Chung
Cliff LymanSimon Chandler
HerselfKirsty Wark
BBC ReporterJames Weber Brown
Sky ReporterKate Maravan
Pensioner 1June Bailey
Pensioner 2Clare Welch
WriterPaula Milne
Executive ProducerPaula Milne
DirectorSimon Cellan Jones
ProducerHal Vogel
Executive ProducerDavid Aukin

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