Thursday's TV pick: Cucumber and Banana

Published Thursday, Jan 22 2015, 13:08 GMT  |  By  |  Add comment
Cucumber and Banana are interlinked shows for Channel 4 and E4 beginning tonight.

Sixteen years after Russell T Davies brought us Queer As Folk, he's giving us new stories about the passions and pitfalls of 21st century gay life.

Cucumber, C4, Thu 22 Jan

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Banana, E4, Thu 22 Jan

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Cucumber follows 46-year-old Henry and his long-suffering boyfriend Lance, who seem happy and settled, but a disastrous date night is about to change everything.

Banana, following straight after on E4, is a series of eight witty and heartfelt stand-alone stories featuring emerging talent. Tonight, Dean's problem are catching up with him.

Cucumber, C4, 9pm. Banana, E4, 10pm

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