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Political drama. After replacing her husband in the cabinet after his resignation, Freya Hoynes must choose between her own career ambitions and publicly supporting her husband.

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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Aiden Hoynes David Tennant
Freya Hoynes Emily Watson
Joe Hoynes Jack Shepherd
Marcus Brock Roger Allam
Bruce Babbish Ed Stoppard
Dita Kowalski Anamaria Marinca
Noah Hoynes Oscar Kennedy
Ruby Hoynes Lucy Hutchinson
Kenny Moss Malcolm Scates
Drew Bailey Luke Neal
Lian Hooper Chipo Chung
Cliff Lyman Simon Chandler
Herself Kirsty Wark
BBC Reporter James Weber Brown
Sky Reporter Kate Maravan
Pensioner 1 June Bailey
Pensioner 2 Clare Welch
Writer Paula Milne
Executive Producer Paula Milne
Director Simon Cellan Jones
Producer Hal Vogel
Executive Producer David Aukin

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