Richie (Olly Alexander) ontop of policeman. Person on the floor - Jill (Lydia)

LGBT Trailer: Russell T Davies and Olly Alexander Combine Forces in Trailer for ‘It’s a Sin’

Russell T. Davies has brought us some wonderful gay-themed television series such as Queer as Folk, Cucumber (and Banana and Tofu), and A Very English Scandal. His latest project is It’s a Sin (formerly titled Boys) which sees him collaborate with Years and Years frontman It’s a Sin and broadcasters Channel 4 and HBO Max. Davies described the synopsis:

“1981. Five 18-year olds leave home and move into a London flat. The decade unfolds, as they explore their hopes and dreams… but with a terrible new virus on the rise.”

It’s a Sin stars Olly Alexander as Ritchie, Lydia West as Jill, Omari Douglas as Roscoe, Callum Howells as Colin, Nathaniel Curtis as Ash, with Shaun Dooley, Stephen Fry, Neil Patrick Harris, Tracy Ann Oberman and Keeley Hawes. Produced by Phil Collinson, directed by Peter Hoar.

It’s a Sin will air in 2021.

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IT’S A SIN, the new title for Boys, a 5-part drama coming in 2021 on Channel 4 & HBO Max. . 1981. Five 18-year olds leave home and move into a London flat. The decade unfolds, as they explore their hopes and dreams… but with a terrible new virus on the rise. . Starring Olly Alexander as Ritchie, Lydia West as Jill, Omari Douglas as Roscoe, Callum Howells as Colin, Nathaniel Curtis as Ash, with Shaun Dooley, Stephen Fry, Neil Patrick Harris, Tracy Ann Oberman and Keeley Hawes. Produced by Phil Collinson, directed by Peter Hoar. . @ollyyears @lydiawestie @marsdoug @callumhowells_c @nathaniel.curtis @misskeeleyhawes @nph @stephenfryactually @tracyanno @davidcarlyle_ @nathanieljhall @jill.nalder @luckyshanniiee @jonnygreen4 @neilashtonactor @davidgajones @natsus1 @totobruin @kenchristiansen1 @michaelmather @seyansarvan @tobias__charles_ @mathewbose @1carolineberry @billycullum @miche_greenidge @tatsu_carvalho @redproductionco @channel4 @hbomax @nicolanshindler @jfferkim @andypryorcasting @realandypryor @ri_mcd @lordfulcher @philcollinson @pjuk @benstills @lindaviemakeup @alynwaterman @sarahbrewbrew @katznelson.david @carolinedkwh

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