Gay and persecuted: One man's tragic story

Keith Biddlecombe was jailed for being homosexual after being caught with another man, 61 years ago.

He was freed - only to be told of a new tragedy he has had to bear his entire life since.

Here, the Isle of Wight native - who now lives in Brighton - speaks about what it was like to be gay, before homosexuality was partially decriminalised 50 years ago on 27 July 1967.