1980s authenticity, existential epidemic horror, autobiographical Russell T Davies, celebratory testaments, dramatic ironies, Murray Gold music, & human oddities are discussed in this podcast about the first episode of It’s a Sin, Russell T Davies’ drama about HIV in 1980s England.
Davies, Russell T. “Russell T Davies: ‘I looked away for years. Finally, I have put Aids at the centre of a drama’.” The Guardian, 3 Jan. 2021, https://www.theguardian.com/tv-and-radio/2021/jan/03/russell-t-davies-i-looked-away-for-years-finally-i-have-put-aids-at-the-centre-of-a-drama
Davies, Russell T. “Russell T Davies on It’s A Sin: ‘Aids was like everything people said about you became true in the shape of a virus’.” Interview by Decca Aitkenhead. The Times, 17 Jan. 2021, https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/its-a-sin-russell-t-davies-hiv-aids-rmgnhc8x7
Davies, Russell T. “Russell T Davies speaks out on the importance of casting gay actors as gay characters in It’s A Sin.” Article by Flora Carr. Radio Times, 11 Jan. 2021, https://www.radiotimes.com/tv/drama/2021-01-11/its-a-sin-gay-casting/
Davies, Russell T. “BFI at Home | It’s A Sin Q&A with Russell T Davies, creators & cast, hosted by Matt Lucas.” YouTube, uploaded by BFI, 19 Jan. 2021, 14:32-14:35, https://youtu.be/K-ZFRT5olzE
Davies, Russell T, Aidan Gillen, and Craig Kelly. Audio Commentary. Queer as Folk, series 1, episode 2: Stuart Alan Jones, 15:25-15:49. 1999. 4DVD, 2006. DVD.
Davies, Russell T. “Olly Alexander talks sex scenes, coming out and more | It’s A Sin: After Hours | EP1.” YouTube, uploaded by Channel 4, 23 Jan. 2021, 7:02-7:15, https://youtu.be/Xw7taFPxb4I
Davies, Russell T. “Russell T Davies Reveals The True Stories Behind Drama It’s A Sin | Loose Women.” YouTube, uploaded by Loose Women, 22 Jan. 2021, 2:33-3:00, https://youtu.be/ua8urwbbYpE
Lucas, Matt and Russell T Davies. “BFI at Home | It’s A Sin Q&A with Russell T Davies, creators & cast, hosted by Matt Lucas.” YouTube, uploaded by BFI, 19 Jan. 2021, 8:13-9:03, https://youtu.be/K-ZFRT5olzE
Mapson, Colin and Lalla Ward. “A Matter of Time.” Doctor Who: The Ribos Operation, 49:00-49:14. BBC DVD, 2007. DVD.
Kroll, Justin. “‘Matrix 4’: Neil Patrick Harris Lands Role in Latest Installment (EXCLUSIVE).” Variety, 15 Oct. 2019, https://variety.com/2019/film/news/matrix-4-neil-patrick-harris-1203371790/
Davies, Russell T. “Spotlight on…Russell T Davies | RTS North West.” YouTube, uploaded by Royal Television Society, 7 May 2020, 1:35-1:47, https://youtu.be/h6Qvtze5ovg