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Move Over “Downton,” 1950s UK Period Piece “South” May Have Been The First Gay Drama On TV

Graydon Gould and Peter Wyngarde in the ITV drama South


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By:           Les Fabian Brathwaite
On:           Mar 19, 2013
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  • 3 Comments
    • fagburn
      fagburn

      This story is almost as old as the programme now.
      Try and keep up Queerty!

      Mar 19, 2013 at 10:21 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Matthew Rettenmund
      Matthew Rettenmund

      This piece is written as if Peter Wyngarde is long dead…but he’s alive. Thanks for the article, though.

      Mar 19, 2013 at 11:19 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • yaoming
      yaoming

      Homosexuality was illegal in the U.K until 1967, so this is all the more interesting, dating from 1959.

      Mar 19, 2013 at 12:48 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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