Cucumber Banana & Tofu
Queer As Folk

Network:Channel 4, E4, 4oD
Original drama series from Russell T Davies exploring the passions and pitfalls of 21st century gay life, beginning with the most disastrous date night in history. From Queer as Folk in 1999 to Cucumber, Banana &Tofu in 2015, an online encyclopedia dedicated to the universe created by Russell T Davies focused on the LGBT world.

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General Information

Title: Cucumber Banana & Tofu
Original Network: Channel 4, E4, 4onDemand
Original Run: 22 January 2015 - March 12th 2015
Episode Length: various
Description: Cucumber is a 2015 British television series created by Russell T. Davies and aired on Channel 4. The series focuses on middle-aged Henry Best (Vincent Franklin), following a disastrous date night with his boyfriend of nine years, Lance Sullivan (Cyril Nri). Henry's old life shatters, and he embarks on a new life with unfamiliar rules. In development since 2006, Cucumber was announced along with companion series Banana, and web series Tofu in November 2013. The titles of all three shows come from a scientific study into the male erection which divided the erection into a hardness scaleconsisting of tofu, peeled banana, banana, and cucumber; upon reading the study, Davies remarked that "right there and then, I knew I had my drama"
Main Characters: Henry Best; Freddie Baxter; Lance Sullivan; Dean Monroe; Cleo Whitaker; Cliff Costello; Scotty.
Similar Series: Skins, Queer As Folk, Lip Service
Availability: Basic Cable (or equivalent) in the UK, disc media, streaming services

Content Information

Rating: TV-MA
Content Labels: Homosexuality; LGBTQ community, drug abuse, sexual violence, pedophilia, homicide
Violence: Mild
Language: Adult language; profanity
Sexual Themes and Nudity: Homosexuality, reference to anal sex, oral sex, rape and sexual assault
Drugs and Alcohol: High reference
Crude Humor or Comic Mischief: Mild

Queer As Folk

General Information

Title: Queer As Folk (UK)
Original Network: Channel 4
Original Run: 23 February 1999 - 22 February 2000
Episode Length: 45 minutes
Description: Queer as Folk is a 1999 British television series that chronicles the lives of three gay men living in Manchester's gay village aroundCanal Street. Initially running for eight episodes, a two-part follow up called Queer As Folk 2 was shown in 2000. Both Queer as Folkand Queer as Folk 2 were written by Russell T Davies.
Main Characters: Stuart Alan Jones, Vince Tyler, Nathan Maloney; Hazel Tyler, Alexander Perry, Bernard Thomas
Similar Series: Queer As Folk (Us remake); The L Word, Lip Service, Cucumber and Banana, Looking
Availability: Basic cable, Disc media, streaming services.

Content Information

Rating: TV-MA
Content Labels: LGBT themes
Violence: Mild
Language: Adult languange, profanity
Sexual Themes and Nudity: Homosexuality (including oral sex, anal sex, sexual intercourse with underage)
Drugs and Alcohol: Constant reference to drugs and alchol abuse
Crude Humor or Comic Mischief: MIld

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