William and Mary (TV series)

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William and Mary (TV series)
Genre Romantic comedy drama
Starring Julie Graham
Martin Clunes
Country of origin United Kingdom
No. of series 3
No. of episodes 18
Production
Running time 48 minutes
Production company(s) Meridian Television
Release
Original channel ITV
Original release 23 March 2003 –
22 May 2005

William and Mary is an ITV romantic comedy 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 and Mary. 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.

Directors[edit]

  • 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 cast[edit]

  • 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)

Awards[edit]

  • 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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