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On This Gay Day: The US version of ‘Queer as Folk’ launched

The American version of Queer as Folk began screening on this day in 2000 It’s 21 years since the US version of Queer as Folk made its debut. For five years the adventures of Michael, Brian, Justin Emmett, Ted, Lindsay and Melanie were essential viewing on Monday nights on SBS in Australia. Based on the British show […]

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New cast members for ‘Queer As Folk’ reboot announced

New cast members for ‘Queer As Folk’ reboot announced

Casting announcements about the new take on Queer as Folk are coming thick and fast with five new names joining the call sheet this week. Candace Grace will portray a non-binary professor navigating the rocky transition from punk to parenthood. The actor is also appearing in Acts of Crime, an upcoming series from the creator of Mr. Robot.  Johnny […]

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Jesse James Keitel signs on for ‘Queer as Folk’ reboot

Jesse James Keitel signs on for ‘Queer as Folk’ reboot

Actor Jesse James Keitel is the first cast member to sign on for the Queer as Folk reboot. The popular TV series debuted in the United Kingdom in 1999, it starred Aidan Gillen, Charlie Hunnam and Craig Kelly and was set in Manchester. A US version ran for 5 series from 2000 and was set in the […]

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New version of ‘Queer as Folk’ gets the green light

New version of ‘Queer as Folk’ gets the green light

A new version of Queer as Folk will be coming to US television with NBC’s streaming service Peacock ordering an 8-episode series. Don’t expect to see any of the much loved characters from the previous series, this new story is set in New Orleans and will feature a whole new bunch of friends. Russell T Davies, the […]

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On This Gay Day: Queer as Folk made its debut on British television

In 1999 the original British version of Queer as Folk aired for the first time causing controversy in its wake. The landmark series shocked some audiences when it was first screened for it’s graphic depictions of gay sex, underage sexual activity, gay clubbing nightlife and rainbow families. For the LGBTIQ+ communities we cherished a series that showed […]

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Russell T Davies’ new drama ‘It’s a Sin’ to screen on Stan in Australia

Russell T Davies’ new drama ‘It’s a Sin’ to screen on Stan in Australia

It’s a Sin, the new drama from Queer as Folk writer Russell T Davies will screen on Stan in Australia early in 2021. The program features Years & Years singer Olly Alexander alongside Stephen Fry, Neil Patrick Harris, Keeley Hawes, Shaun Dooley, Tracey Ann Oberman and a stack of fresh talent. It’s set in London in the […]

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The cast of ‘Queer as Folk’ are reuniting for a COVID-19 fundraiser

The cast of ‘Queer as Folk’ are reuniting for a COVID-19 fundraiser

Many of the cast members of the popular TV show Queer as Folk are reuniting for a special COVID-19 live stream fundraiser. It’s hard to believe it’ll be 20 years this December since the US version of the show hit our screens. For five years the adventures of Michael, Brian, Justin Emmett, Ted, Lindsay and […]

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It’s twenty years since ‘Queer as Folk’ debuted on British TV

It’s twenty years since ‘Queer as Folk’ debuted on British TV

It’s twenty years since the original British series of Queer as Folk debuted on British television. The landmark series caused huge controversy when it was first screened for it’s graphic depictions of gay sex, underage sexual activity, gay clubbing nightlife and rainbow families. Starring Charlie Hunnam, Aidan Gillen and Craig Kelly, the eight part series introduced to […]

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Russell T Davies is rebooting ‘Queer as Folk’ for a new generation

Russell T Davies is rebooting ‘Queer as Folk’ for a new generation

Russell T Davies, the creator of Queer as Folk has shared that he’s rebooting his iconic TV series for US network Bravo. The new version of the show will feature new characters and settings. Davies original British series ran eight episodes in 1999, a follow up series delivered two more episodes. Among the stars of the original […]

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Catch up with the cast of ‘Queer as Folk’

Catch up with the cast of ‘Queer as Folk’

Queer as Folk is back on Australian TV screens with SBS playing the classic series of Friday nights, and a whole new generation of queer youth are discovering the adventures of Brian, Michael, Lindsay, Melanie, Justin, Emmett and Ted. The cast recently got back together for a reunion for US magazines People and Entertainment Weekly and shared […]

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