The Second Mr Bailey

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ohn is a young gay man living in Edinburgh in 1967.

Homosexuality is about to be legalised in England, but not in Scotland.

When John takes up lodgings with the enigmatic Mrs Margaret Bailey, he begins to experience what life as a conventional straight man could be like.

But Margaret is no ordinary house-wife; she's slowly turning John into a replica of her husband.

And John's beginning to like it.

Haunting drama by Andrew Doyle.

Cast:

Young John - Sam Swann

Older John - Richard Greenwood

Brian - Owen Whitelaw

Margaret - Gerda Stevenson

Hilary - Gabriel Quigley

Policeman - James Bryce

Producer: Kirsty Williams

Director: Bruce Young.

A young man finds his landlady is slowly turning him into her husband.

By Andrew Doyle.

John is a young gay man living in Edinburgh in 1967.

Director: Lu Kemp.

Drama about a young gay man in Edinburgh in 1967.

John is a young gay man living in Edinburgh in 1967. Homosexuality is about to be legalised in England, but not in Scotland. When John takes up lodgings with the enigmatic Mrs Margaret Bailey, he begins to experience what life as a conventional straight man could be like. But Margaret is no ordinary house-wife; she's slowly turning John into a replica of her husband. And John's beginning to like it.

John is a young gay man whose landlady is turning him into a replica of her husband.