Russell T Davies“It’s full of life, it’s full of joy, it’s full of comedy, actually.” 

As heard on arena

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Russell T Davies has a new show on Channel 4 called It’s a Sin. It could be viewed, he told Seán Rocks on Arena, as part of a loose trilogy of dramas about gay men – or even the same gay man – alongside Queer as Folk and Cucumber. It’s just that viewed like that, they’re in the wrong order. But, given that Davies is the man who successfully revived the BBC’s favourite Time Lord, …

Period Drama“I mean, it’s very, very schlocky, but it’s very, very enjoyable.”

As heard on Today with Claire Byrne

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Pride and Prejudice, Poldark, Downtown Abbey and now Netflix’s smash-hit series, Bridgerton: period dramas have always been popular – that’s why they keep making them – but streaming services like Netflix might just be taking that popularity to a new level. Combine the traditional BBC-style tale of repressed passions and lavish costumes with the very modern storytelling nous of uber-producer Shonda Rhimes and you’ve got something that’s at once familiar and unlike …