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An Ideal Husband

Adaptation of Oscar Wilde's comedy of manners. An MP's idyllic marriage is threatened by a blackmail plot.

Sir Robert Chiltern, a brilliant politician and a perfect gentleman, is the ideal husband for the morally upstanding Lady Chiltern. They have a widely envied marriage until charming Mrs Cheveley appears with the intention of revealing a dark secret from Chiltern's past.

Adaptation of Oscar Wilde's famous play.

1 hour, 32 minutes

Last on

Sat 14 Jul 2018 14:45

Credits

Role Contributor
Lady Gertrude Chiltern Cate Blanchett
Mabel Chiltern Minnie Driver
Lord Arthur Goring Rupert Everett
Mrs Laura Cheveley Julianne Moore
Sir Robert Chiltern Jeremy Northam
Earl of Caversham John Wood
Lady Markby Lindsay Duncan
Phipps Peter Vaughan
Baron Arnheim Jeroen Krabbe
Tommy Trafford Ben Pullen
Countess Marsha Fitzalan
Mason Neville Phillips
Vicomte de Nanjac Nickolas Grace
Sir Edward Simon Russell Beale
Miss Danvers Anna Patrick
Miss Prism Janet Henfrey
Brackpool Douglas Bradley
Young Mother Susannah Wise
Sir Hugo Danforth Oliver Ford Davies
Producer Nicky Kentish Barnes
Producer Bruce Davey
Director Oliver Parker
Writer Oliver Parker
Author Oscar Wilde

Broadcasts

  • Sun 11 May 2014 13:00
  • Sat 12 Mar 2016 14:00
  • Sat 12 Mar 2016 16:30
  • Sat 18 Feb 2017 13:30
  • Fri 22 Dec 2017 13:20
  • Sat 14 Jul 2018 14:45