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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The character of Vince is a Doctor Who fan - both creator/writer/producer Russell T. Davies and script editor Matt Jones are fans of Doctor Who (1963) and wrote spin-off novels for Virgin Publishing in the mid-1990s. Davies later became executive producer of Doctor Who (2005) and hired Jones to write for series two. 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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best TV show in the world
7 November 1999 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

Pity there's no points system to give this show a clear ten out of ten. Aiden Gillen is superb as Stuart the lead role. However beware adopting him as a role model. But for those of us who are already Stuart-like just sit back and grin. Craig Kelly, who had a bit-part in Titanic, is memorable as Vince. In fact so much so that I was calling him Vince on set, just recently. Charles Hunnam as Nathan already has an appreciation society and in Queer As Folk breaks taboos that will keep this show controversial for may years to come. Fine scriptwriting from Russell T Davies makes 'Tales of the City' look very tame indeed

  • utmost respect to Armistead



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