A 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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 Stuart Jones (10 episodes, 1999-2000)
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 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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Award-winning children's author and comedy writer Adam Perrott was an extra in this TV show. See more »

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Stuart Alan Jones: It's the exact opposite of child-birth, first you have the baby and then you get fucked.
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Featured in SexTV: Glam Rock/Queer as Folk (1999) See more »

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British more believable than America.

Down in Brasil, they aired the Portuguese dubbed US version of this show, and I hated it (and yes, I am male and attracted to guys). I just thought it was ugly, stereotypical and just a downright humorless gloom fest.

However, my friends showed me the UK version. I was hesitant at first, but I gave it a chanse. In fact, I love the UK version way much better than the USA version. Good acting, actual fleshed out characters, and some humor thrown in here and there (unlike the other one). Yeah, even thouhg some of the gay men here party and are sexually aroused, but this time they are more portrayed as humans and not stereotypes (and yes, in the UK, those are ACTUAL gay people, from what I heard).

Only if they air the show on Brasil TV and play it in Portuguese even.


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