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When an MP's wife discovers that he's having an affair, she plots her revenge...

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When an MP's wife discovers that he's having an affair, she plots her revenge...

Series 1 Summary

Juliet Stevenson stars in the award-winning drama as Flora Matlock, whose world is ripped apart when she discovers that her Conservative politician husband, Duncan (Trevor Eve), has been having an affair with former escort girl Jennifer Caird (Minnie Driver).

  • Episode 1

    Flora discovers that Duncan is having an affair with Jennifer. While Duncan's political career hangs in the balance, Flora comes under heavy pressure from her Tory father and the rest of the Conservative Party to stand by him. But will she?

  • Episode 2

    While maintaining a public mask of smiling forgiveness, Flora starts a series of secret political machinations, and when she learns the details of Duncan's forthcoming bill, she's convinced she's finally found his Achille's heel.

  • Episode 3

    As the architect of Duncan's destruction, Flora plays him against Tory grandees while stirring up resentment against him amongst his constituents. Can he fight back?

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When an MP's wife discovers that he's having an affair, she plots her revenge...

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