Russell T Davies

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Omari Douglas: ‘After It’s a Sin, I’ve realised that I was always supported for who I was’
As he begins a West End run in the musical Cabaret, the It’s a Sin star talks about his part in breaking down racial and sexual barriers in theatre and TV

Christine Ochefu

18, Nov, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Russell T Davies to return to Doctor Who as showrunner
The Queer as Folk and It’s a Sin creator first revived the science-fiction series for the BBC in 2005

Hannah J Davies

24, Sep, 2021 @3:20 PM

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Doctor Who: Olly Alexander tipped to be new lead
Pop singer and actor who stole show at Brit awards would be first out gay Time Lord – if rumours are true

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

27, Jun, 2021 @1:40 PM

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The week in audio: Comfort Eating With Grace Dent; Return to the Homeless Hotel; If It Bleeds, It Leads and more
Grace Dent and Russell T Davies tucked in, and opened up, on the lovely Comfort Eating. Plus an inspiring return to Manchester’s Holiday Inn for the homeless

Miranda Sawyer

19, Jun, 2021 @4:00 PM

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It’s a Sin: Colin’s death inspired by my husband’s, says Russell T Davies
In new Guardian podcast, TV dramatist tells Grace Dent about writing Colin’s final hours

Rachel Hall

12, Jun, 2021 @7:00 AM

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‘I watched all 260 episodes’: Kathy Burke, Russell T Davies and others on their comfort TV
Which shows got you through lockdown? For Joe Lycett it was Celebrity Big Brother, while Diane Abbott escaped with A Place In The Sun (often twice a day)

Russell T Davies, Kathy Burke, David Nicholls, Diane Abbott and Joe Lycett

06, Mar, 2021 @10:00 AM

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'You could call the show Love Will Tear Us Apart': Russell T Davies on the music of It's a Sin
The series creator and director Peter Hoar on the uncoolest anthems of the 80s, being given the nod by Kate Bush and how a soundtrack can make or break a story

Alim Kheraj

18, Feb, 2021 @3:00 PM

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BBC faces oblivion despite TV drama golden age, says Russell T Davies
Screenwriter behind Doctor Who, Years and Years and It’s a Sin suggests UK broadcasters in peril

Maya Wolfe-Robinson

15, Feb, 2021 @6:00 AM

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On my radar: Matt Haig's cultural highlights
The author reveals a secret weapon in mastering the piano, a favourite philosophical podcast, and a book on our animal nature

Matt Haig

13, Feb, 2021 @3:00 PM

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It's a Sin: 'There is such a raw truth to it'
How well does the Russell T Davies drama capture the 1980s Aids crisis? Influential queer figures who lived through it and in its wake – including Owen Jones, Rev Richard Coles, Lisa Power and Marc Thompson – give their verdicts

Alim Kheraj

10, Feb, 2021 @7:00 AM

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‘We were so scared’: Four people who faced the horror of Aids in the 80s
TV drama It’s a Sin looked back at a dark era for the gay community. Here, some of those who remember it tell of the real-life agony – and the hope

Andrew Anthony

31, Jan, 2021 @6:30 AM

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The week in TV: It's a Sin; Finding Alice; The Bay; The Investigation; Back – review
Russell T Davies brilliantly captures the defiance of a group of gay friends in the early days of Aids

Euan Ferguson

24, Jan, 2021 @9:30 AM

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