You're Only Young Twice!. Adolphus Hayman (Charles Hawtrey). Copyright: Group 3 Productions.

You're Only Young Twice!

You're Only Young Twice!. Copyright: Group 3 Productions.

You're Only Young Twice!

Comedy amidst the arrivals of both a new rector and new secretary to the Principal, at Scotland's Skerryvore University

Genre
Film
Released
1952
Creator
James Bridie
Starring
Duncan MaCrae, Joseph Tomelty, Patrick Barr, Charles Hawtrey, Diane Hart, Robert Urquhart, Edward Lexy, Jacqueline MacKenzie and others
Writers
Reginald Beckwith, Terry Bishop and Lindsay Galloway
Director
Terry Bishop

Skerryvore University's latest rector finds his installation ceremonies rather overshadowed by other events at the academic institution.

At the forefront of the unplanned distractions is Ada Shore, who visits in search of her uncle and is mistaken for and installed as Principal Asher's new secretary; the pair soon fall in love.

Her uncle, meanwhile, has long lead a quiet life under an assumed name. Working as the university's porter, he is in fact a celebrated Irish poet, doctor of literature and Nobel Prize winner who has been leading a quiet life in Scotland since the Irish civil war.

Puritanical Professor Hayman is deeply suspicious of the newcomer, and equally disapproving of many of the students, instructing his son, Adolphus, to discover what's really going on and report back.

Production Details

UK certificate
U
Duration
84 minutes
Release date
1952
Production company
Picture
Black and white
Laugh track
None

Broadcast details

Last repeat
Monday 4th September 2017 at 4:05pm on TPTV

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