Queer as Folk (1999–2000)

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Controversial Drama which chronicles the lives of Stuart and Vince, and also 15 year old Nathan who is in love with Stuart

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Series cast summary:
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 Stuart Jones (10 episodes, 1999-2000)
Craig Kelly ...
 Vince Tyler (10 episodes, 1999-2000)
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 Nathan Maloney (10 episodes, 1999-2000)
Denise Black ...
 Hazel Tyler (10 episodes, 1999-2000)
Andy Devine ...
 Bernard Thomas / ... (10 episodes, 1999-2000)
Esther Hall ...
 Romey Sullivan (10 episodes, 1999-2000)
Alison Burrows ...
 Sandra Docherty (9 episodes, 1999-2000)
Caroline O'Neill ...
 Janice Maloney (9 episodes, 1999-2000)
Carla Henry ...
 Donna Clarke (8 episodes, 1999)
Caroline Pegg ...
 Rosalie Cotter (8 episodes, 1999-2000)
Alfie Robinson ...
 Baby Alfred (8 episodes, 1999)
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 Alexander Perry (7 episodes, 1999-2000)
Saira Todd ...
 Lisa Levene (7 episodes, 1999)
Ben Maguire ...
 Christian Hobbs (7 episodes, 1999-2000)
Juley McCann ...
 Siobhan Potter (6 episodes, 1999)
Sarah Jones ...
 Suzie Smith (6 episodes, 1999)
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 Cameron Roberts (5 episodes, 1999)
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Two gay friends, Vince and Stuart, live on a cocktail of sex, drugs and clubbing. They are both 29, and Stuart is the type of guy who cops off every time he goes out. One night, he spots 15-year-old Nathan, and brings him back to his apartment where they make love. Now, Nathan is still after Stuart, but Stuart just thinks of Nathan as one in a long line of one night stands. Written by Anonymous

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Christopher Eccleston auditioned for the role of Stuart Jones. He withdrew himself from consideration shortly after his audition, saying he felt he was "too old" for the part. When he withdrew, he recommended they audition Aidan Gillen. See more »

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[Roy has just rammed Stuart's car after spotting him kissing his son]
Stuart Alan Jones: What the fuck are you doing?
Roy Maloney: Fifteen! That boy is fifteen!
Stuart Alan Jones: So? The car is only six months old and you've still buggered it.
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I loved being privy to the original broadcast in the UK!!
3 May 1999 | by (West Hollywood, CA) – See all my reviews

This is an uncommonly honest, realistic, and passionate portrayal of gay relationships ... not particular to the UK at all. Originally shown on British BBC television as an original mini-series, unlike any which one would see in the USA, it is sexually graphic at times, honest in its characterisations, and very well acted and constructed. The queer folks, whose lives we follow, I genuinely cared for on many levels, and felt the emotion of their circumstances. I saw the programme during my visit to England in March 1999. Largely, it was well received by the viewing public in the UK. I could imaging what the bible belters would do if it were on American TV!! Yes, it's realistic and quite well worth seeing.


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