It’s 1963 and Alison Wilson returns home to find husband Alexander dead. Blinded by grief, Alison is bewildered when a woman unexpectedly arrives at the door, claiming to be Alec’s ‘real wife’ Gladys.
Alison embarks on a mission to discover who her husband really was. But by dissecting their wartime romance whilst working for the secret service, and learning about his mysterious past in India, it soon becomes clear to Alison that Alec died holding his secrets close to his chest.
Alison is left craving the truth as she makes discoveries that threaten to tear her carefully crafted world apart.
Don’t miss the wonderful Keeley Hawes as Dorothy in “Mrs Wilson” from Tuesday 27th November at 9pm on BBC1