29th January 2015
Julie Hesmondhalgh: Corrie fans might be surprised by my Cucumber role 3
5:24 PM — Actress Julie Hesmondhalgh says that Coronation Street fans could have a hard time reconciling her Cucumber character with Hayley Cropper.
27th January 2015
Stephen Fry, Tom Daley and Clare Balding named in the Debrett’s 500
2:07 PM — Writer Stephen Fry, Olympic diver Tom Daley and broadcaster Clare Balding are among several gay celebrities to be named in the 2015 Debrett's list of 500 influential people.
17th January 2015
Russell T Davies: Just because gay people are accepted, doesn’t mean they are happy 6
12:07 PM — Russell T Davies has opened up about his vision for new gay-themed series Cucumber and Banana.
15th January 2015
Russell T Davies announces drama based on 1980s AIDS epidemic 6
7:01 PM — As his latest trilogy of work débuts on Channel 4, Russell T Davies is already onto his next project - which tell the story of a group of gay men during the 80s AIDS epidemic.
4th January 2015
Vincent Franklin smacks down critics of straight actors in gay roles 39
12:23 PM — Actor Vincent Franklin has addressed criticism of straight actors being cast in gay roles.
14th December 2014
Watch: Fruity first teaser unveiled for new Russell T Davies gay shows 5
7:16 PM — Channel 4 has unveiled a risqué first teaser for a new gay-themed series from Queer as Folk creator Russell T Davies.
25th August 2014
Channel 4 exec: Upcoming gay drama Cucumber ‘wouldn’t get made in US’ 11
11:07 AM — Channel 4 controller Jay Hunt has said that upcoming gay drama series Cucumber would not get made on an American network.
21st July 2014
New Russell T Davies online series seeks ‘real gay sex stories’ 1
1:45 PM — A new online series from Russell T Davies is looking for people to share real stories about their sexual experiences.
18th July 2014
Comedian Rufus Hound to star in upcoming gay drama series Cucumber 8
5:13 PM — Comedian Rufus Hound has signed up to appear in Channel 4's upcoming gay drama series Cucumber.
4th July 2014
Russell T Davies: Why aren’t there gay characters in Star Wars? 45
6:07 PM — Queer as Folk creator Russell T Davies has claimed there are "vast empires" of shows where gay people don't exist.
6th May 2014
Ex-Coronation Street star Julie Hesmondhalgh to appear in new Channel 4 gay drama
12:27 PM — Former Coronation Street star Julie Hesmondhalgh is to appear in a new drama about the lives of a gay couple by Russell T Davies.
19th November 2013
Russell T Davies to explore ‘modern gay sex lives’ in two new drama series 4
11:39 AM — Queer As Folk and Doctor Who writer Russell T Davies is to return to Channel 4 to launch two new drama series on the contemporary sex lives of gay men.
3rd August 2012
Video: Trailer released ahead of Doctor Who return 19
2:31 PM — Series 7 of Doctor who is almost upon us, writes Neil Spring. And a striking cinematic trailer unveiled this week hints that show runner Stephen Moffat has something rather spectacular up his sleeve.
5th December 2011
Exclusive: Russell T Davies halts TV work after partner’s brain cancer diagnosis 21
10:22 AM — In an exclusive interview with PinkNews.co.uk, the acclaimed Queer As Folk writer says he has returned to the UK and does not know when he will start work again after his partner's diagnosis with cancer of the brain.
Interview: Russell T Davies on shelving US projects, his partner’s cancer diagnosis and coming home 28
10:21 AM — Russell T Davies speaks exclusively to Laurence Watts about returning from the US following his partner's diagnosis with brain cancer, and the future for Torchwood and his highly anticipated new American show, Cucumber.
30th August 2011
Hundreds of complaints over Torchwood gay sex scenes 177
10:16 AM — The BBC has received hundreds of complaints over gay sex scenes in an episode of sci-fi drama Torchwood. More than 500 viewers contacted the broadcaster over the scenes involving 'omnisexual' character Captain Jack Harkness, played by John Barrowman.
29th July 2011
John Barrowman: ‘Torchwood’s Jack isn’t a gay stereotype’ 34
1:37 PM — Torchwood star John Barrowman says his character Captain Jack Harkness is not a gay stereotype. The gay actor said he doesn't see the character's "omnisexuality" as an issue.
19th July 2011
BBC cuts Torchwood gay sex scene 142
12:21 PM — British Torchwood viewers won't see a raunchy gay sex scene because BBC bosses thought it was too explicit. The scene, with gay star John Barrowman's character Captain Jack Harkness and a barman, has already been broadcast in the US on cable channel Starz.
8th July 2011
Russell T Davies ‘writing new show about gay men’ 12
2:32 PM — Queer As Folk writer Russell T Davies is reportedly developing a new show about the lives of gay men. According to Deadline, the show's current title is 'Cucumber' and the screenwriter, best known for his re-imagining of Doctor Who, is said to be working with BBC Worldwide Productions.
23rd June 2011
Russell T Davies: ‘Cameron and Clegg are evil’ 76
5:31 PM — Doctor Who writer Russell T Davies has launched an outspoken attack on David Cameron and Nick Clegg over spending cuts to the BBC. Davies, who is one of the BBC's most senior writers, called the leaders "savage and evil people" and claimed the Conservative Party was "buffoonish" but "lethal as a laser".