Canal Street Online Manchester

Russell T Davies podcast

Russell T Davies podcast

RUSSELL T DAVIES TALKS QUEER AS FOLK AND THE GAY APPEAL OF DOCTOR WHO IN NEW EPISODE OF ‘ATTITUDE HEROES’

One of the most talented screenwriters to emerge in decades, Russell T Davies has been responsible for groundbreaking shows such as Queer as Folk and Torchwood.

In the latest episode of Attitude’s landmark podcast series ‘Attitude Heroes’, Russell opens up about whether he believes LGBT+ representation in TV and film has changed enough.

In episode three – available to listen to and download via the link below – Attitude editor-in-chief Matt Cain chats to Russell in a world-exclusive interview at his home in Manchester.

Sharing intimate details about his life in one of his most honest interviews ever, Russell opens up about experiencing an accidental drug overdose, and discusses how his upbringing helped shape his career, which has seen him work on hit shows Banana and Cucumber, as well as breathing new life into Doctor Who 12 years ago.

Discussing the continued cultural legacy of his iconic 1999 series Queer as Folk, Russell says: “Yesterday, I met a producer who’s 28 years old and who happily sat there in broad daylight in an office and told me to my face that he’d masturbated to my work.

“That’s quite an accolade, I love it.” –
To continue our great work, we need your help! There are many ways you can get involved with the Foundation. We need people to help organize and run our events and many other opportunities. For more info please contact us today!

You can listen and share the podcast here

Published: 30-Mar-2017

Canal-st.co.uk Top Stories

Village Angels recruitment drive

Village Angels recruitment drive

Help to keep us all safe in the village by joining the Village Angels

Manchester Pride announce Spring benefit Line up

Manchester Pride announce Spring benefit Line up

Nadine Coyle and Gok Wan will both appear at the next Manchester Pride Spring benefit next May

Former Delicatezze becomes Rubys on Canal St

Former Delicatezze becomes Rubys on Canal St

Take a step over the bridge and into the glitz and glamour of Rubys

Oscars has new ownership

Oscars has new ownership

After almost a year in the planning Bruce Ward, owner of Oscars Bar, has taken one final bow