Strong Opening For The Politician's Husband

The Politician's Husband
 opened with overnight ratings of 2.49 million viewers, a 11.2% audience share last night, quite respectable figures for a midweek BBC Two show. 

The slot winner ITV's covereage of the Chelsea v. Basle Europa League match with 3.76 million (17.4%). Close behind was wildlife documentary series Great Bear Stakeout on BBC One which was watched by 3.37 million (15.1%).

The Politician's Husband  stars David Tennant and Emily Watson. The three part drama explores what happens in a political marriage when the career of the wife starts to overtake that of her husband. The series continues on BBC Two on Thursday 2nd May at 9pm