Mayflies Episode 2 (SBS Wednesday 22 March 2023)




The second and final episode of Mayflies explores moral dilemmas and the intricacies of friendship.

Successful writer Jimmy Collins is faced with a difficult decision when his best friend Tully Dawson requests his assistance in ending his life through assisted suicide in Switzerland. Despite their strong bond, tensions mount when Tully’s wife Anna learns of the plan and refuses to support her husband’s decision.

Jimmy and Tully’s friendship dates back 30 years ago when they both lived in a small Scottish town. They connected over shared interests such as music, films, and a rebel spirit. As they navigate through the complexities of Tully’s end-of-life decision, the two friends reflect on their lives and reminisce about a memorable weekend in Manchester where they made a pact to live life differently.

Cast: Martin Compston (Jimmy), Tony Curran (Tully), Matt Littleson (Limbo), Tom Glynn-Carney (Young Tully), Shauna Macdonald (Fiona), Cal Macaninch (Tibbs), Rian Gordon (Young Jimmy), Paul Gorman (Young Hogg), Mitchell Robertson (Young Tibbs),

Airdate: Wednesday 22 March 2023 at 9.30pm on SBS.

Season 1 Episode 2

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