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William and Mary is an ITV romantic drama set in London, England, starring Martin Clunes as William Shawcross, an undertaker, and Julie Graham as Mary Gilcrest, a midwife. Its title refers to its two principal characters and is a cultural reference to the reign of the British monarchs William III and Mary II. It was shown in three six-part series in 2003-2005. It was also screened on Seven's best of-Scottish and English-oriented 7TWO.

William and Mary (TV series)
GenreRomantic dramedy
StarringJulie Graham
Martin Clunes
Country of originUnited Kingdom
No. of series3
No. of episodes18
Production
Running time48 minutes
Production company(s)Meridian Television
Release
Original networkITV
Original release23 March 2003 –

22 May 2005

Contents

DirectorsEdit

  • Matthew Evans - (6 episodes, 2003–2005)
  • Stuart Orme - (2 episodes, 2003)
  • Jean Stewart - (2 episodes, 2003)
  • Coky Giedroyc - (2 episodes, 2004)
  • Nicholas Laughland - (2 episodes, 2004)
  • Sandy Johnson - (2 episodes, 2005)

Regular castEdit

  • Martin Clunes - William Shawcross (18 episodes, 2003–2005)
  • Julie Graham - Mary Gilcrest (18 episodes, 2003–2005)
  • Cheryl Campbell - Molly Gilcrest Straud (18 episodes, 2003–2005)
  • Michael Begley - Rick Straud (18 episodes, 2003–2005)
  • Claire Hackett - Doris (18 episodes, 2003–2005)
  • Peta Cornish - Kate Shawcross (18 episodes, 2003–2005)
  • Ricci McLeod - Brendan Gilcrest (18 episodes, 2003–2005)
  • Dominick Baron - Terence Gilcrest (18 episodes, 2003–2005)
  • Georgina Terry - Julia Shawcross (18 episodes, 2003–2005)
  • James Greene - Arnold (17 episodes, 2003–2005)
  • June Watson - Mrs. Ball (16 episodes, 2003–2005)
  • Catherine Terris - Mrs. Spalding (15 episodes, 2003–2005)
  • David Kennedy - Billy Two Hats (14 episodes, 2003–2005)
  • The Emerald Dogs - The Band (11 episodes, 2003–2005)
  • Paterson Joseph - Reuben (10 episodes, 2003–2005)
  • Harvey and Max Mills as Thomas

AwardsEdit

  • BAFTA Awards

2004 Nominated, BAFTA TV Award Best Drama Series Trevor Hopkins, Stuart Orme, Mick Ford

  • British Comedy Awards

2003 Nominated, British Comedy Award Best TV Comedy Actor Martin Clunes Also for The Booze Cruise.

  • National Television Awards, UK

2005 Nominated, National Television Award Most Popular Actor Martin Clunes Also for Doc Martin

2003 Nominated, National Television Award Most Popular Actor Martin Clunes

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