‘Cucumber’, ‘Banana’ and ‘Tofu’ preview: Our verdict on Russell T Davies’ return

Hello, faithful viewer. If, like us, you have missed the bawdy, big-hearted voice of Russell T Davies on our screens, then his forthcoming ‘sex triptych’ of Cucumber, Banana and Tofu is so audaciously, proudly Russell, it’s like getting an injection of pure filth straight into the eyeball. Cucumber, the centrepiece drama tells the story of … >

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Top 5 Russell T Davies TV shows

Former Doctor Who supremo Russell T Davies has been in the television industry for over two decades and has had a hand in more programming than you might expect given his more recent high profile successes, from ChuckleVision to Coronation Street. With Davies returning to our TV screens next week with Cucumber on Channel 4 … >

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‘Cucumber’ and ‘Banana’ start date confirmed

Cucumber and Banana, Russell T Davies’ two new dramas about “the passions and pitfalls of 21st century gay life”, will launch on Channel 4 and E4 later this month. Written and created by Russell T Davies (Doctor Who, Queer as Folk), Cucumber begins on Thursday 22 January at 9pm on Channel 4, followed by Banana at … >

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‘Cucumber’ and ‘Banana’ first pics: Filming on Russell T Davies’ new LGBT dramas

Various photos of filming on Channel 4′s Cucumber and E4’s Banana have been tweeted online. Currently shooting in Manchester, the two new eight-part drama series are written and created by Russell T Davies (Doctor Who, Queer as Folk). Exploring “the passions and pitfalls of 21st century gay life”, Cucumber stars Vincent Franklin (The Thick of … >

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Cast announced for E4 gay life drama ‘Banana’

E4 has revealed the cast for Banana, a new series of stand-alone stories covering “50 shades of gay and beyond”. The eight 30-minute episodes begin filming in Manchester next week, offering “an intriguing and often outrageous peek into the individual lives, loves and losses of a range of characters”. Banana is one of three new … >

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