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THE POLITICIAN'S HUSBAND

SYNOPSIS

Aiden Hoynes, a senior Cabinet Minister, is happily married to Freya, a junior Minister who has consistently put her own career ambitions on hold for the sake of Aiden's career and their family.

When Aiden's career path to the top echelons comes to an abrupt halt, the power balance within his marriage is irrevocably shifted as he witnesses his wife's political career soar.

In his desperation to cling to power, Aiden risks destroying everything he holds most dear.

CREDITS

Writer

Paula Milne

Director

Simon Cellan Jones

Producer

Hal Vogel

Executive Producer

David Aukin, Paula Milne, Lucy Richer

Line Producer

Charlotte Ashby

Director of Photography

Tony Slater-Ling

Production Designer

Helen Scott

Costume Designer

Andrea Galer

Make-Up & Hair Designer

Karen Dawson

Editor

Paul Knight

Music

Adrian Johnston

Casting Director

Toby Whale

Aiden Hoynes

David Tennant

Freya Hoynes

Emily Watson

Joe Hoynes

Jack Shepherd

Bruce Babbish

Ed Stoppard

Marcus Brock

Roger Allam

Noah Hoynes

Oscar Kennedy

Ruby Hoynes

Lucy Hutchinson

Dita Kowalski

Anamaria Marinca

Kenny Moss

Malcolm Scates

Drew Bailey

Luke Neal

Lian Hooper

Chipo Chung

Cliff Lyman

Simon Chandler

Diane

Sylvestra le Touzel

PRESS & REVIEWS

"Ambition, betrayal and battles in the bedroom – and that's just episode one."

- Sam Wollaston, Guardian

"The stage was set for a monumental and clandestine struggle between husband and wife, all convincingly, subtly, and unflinchingly portrayed."

Jakes Wallis Simons, Telegraph

AWARDS

2013 FIPA d'Or |Winner - Best Actress for Emily Watson