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‘Queer as Folk’ Folks: Four Creators on 23 Years of Three Groundbreaking Shows

When Russell T Davies’ Queer as Folk arrived in the U.K. in 1999, the series marked a turning point for the depiction of gay life on TV as the drama about a group of friends became the first to focus exclusively on the LGBTQ community. Two years later, Showtime followed in the U.S. when Ron […]

Helena Bonham Carter to Lead New Russell T. Davies Drama ‘Nolly’ About U.K. TV Star Noele Gordon

Russell T. Davies may be heading back to the TARDIS next year when he returns as showrunner of Doctor Who, but the BAFTA-winning writer behind It’s a Sin, Years and Years and A Very English Scandal has another TV miniseries up his sleeve before then. Nolly, commissioned by ITV, will explore the rise and fall […]

Russell T. Davies to Return as ‘Doctor Who’ Showrunner 12 Years After Departure

Russell T. Davies — who was instrumental in helping revive Doctor Who in 2005, ending a 16-year hiatus on TV screens — is set to make a sensational return to the BBC’s cult sci-fi series. The acclaimed and multi-award-winning TV creator behind shows such as Queer as Folk and, more recently, Years and Years, A […]

‘Queer as Folk’ Reimagining Gets Peacock Series Order

Stephen Dunn is steering the new take on the British series from original series creator Russell T. Davies, who is on board to exec produce.

CanneSeries Honors ‘It’s a Sin’ Creator Russell T. Davies

The British showrunner, also known for 'Doctor Who' and 'Queer as Folk,' will receive the Excellence Award for lifetime achievement at the French television festival.

‘It’s a Sin’ Creator Explains Why There Won’t be a Second Season of the HBO Max Hit

Russell T. Davies, in a wide-ranging interview with THR's 'TV's Top 5' podcast, also opens up about how his experience with 'Doctor Who' marked the end of his journey into science fiction.  

‘TV’s Top 5’: ‘It’s a Sin’ Creator on TV’s LGBTQ Evolution

Russell T. Davies joins podcast hosts Daniel Fienberg and Lesley Goldberg for an in-depth interview as this week's episode also features a deep-dive on Paramount+, the Globes controversy and state of Marvel TV.

Russell T. Davies on AIDS Drama ‘It’s A Sin’: “There’s Genuine Queer Energy Rising Off This Show”

Already a ratings smash in the U.K, the drama about the rise of the AIDS crisis in 1980s Britain — which cast every gay role with a gay actor — now heads to HBO Max.

‘It’s a Sin’: TV Review

Russell T. Davies returns with a decade-spanning, London-set drama about AIDS on HBO Max, co-starring Neil Patrick Harris.

New TV Show From ‘Doctor Who’, ‘Years and Years’ Writer Russell T Davies in Berlinale Series 2021 Lineup

Davies' drama 'It's a Sin'; the documentary series 'Philly D.A.'; and new international dramas from HBO Max and Sky are on the slate for the 2021 TV industry event.