Masterpiece Theatre

The Amazing Mrs. Pritchard

Season 37, Episode 7 of 11

Jane Horrocks ("Absolutely Fabulous," "Little Voice") plays Ros Pritchard, an efficient supermarket manager leading an ordinary life with her husband and children. Disenchanted with the candidates in the upcoming general election, Ros decides to run for Parliament, promising the public "I will never lie to you. I will never mislead you." Her unique platform -- bolstered by her sass and wit -- captures the heart of a nation, and the amazing Mrs. Pritchard makes history when she's elected prime minister. Also starring Geraldine James, Stephen Mackintosh and Janet McTeer. When a couple of local politicians decide to make a spectacle of themselves outside her shop, supermarket manager and mother Ros Pritchard decides to run for Parliament herself - just to prove she can do better. After being unexpectedly elected prime minister, she realizes how hard the job is really going to be.

Previously Aired

Day
Time
Channel
4/28/2011
9 p.m.
10/13/2011
9 p.m.
10/14/2011
2 a.m.
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