The Captain's Wife

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Patricia Hodge tells the tale of 'Navy' wife Maddy.

Patricia Hodge tells the tale of Maddy, a 'Navy' wife who moves from craving conformity to rebellion as the years pass.

By Juliet Ace.

Every two years, there is a new captain - and a new captain's wife.

Mattie, played by Patricia Hodge, is there for them all, moving, over the years, from the centre of the table to the captain's side.

She observes the Navy at play and provides exotic relief - until she is ready to change herself.

Director Ned Chaillet.

Mrs Potter feels she only exists as an appendage to her husband and wishes she could be more like the Captain's wife.

As the years pass, a navy spouse moves from craving conformity to rebellion.

Patricia Hodge tells Mattie Potter's tale.

As the years pass, a navy spouse moves from craving conformity to rebellion. Patricia Hodge reads Mattie Potter's tale.