History Creator / RussellTDavies

31st Aug '16 8:32:10 AM Aspectifer
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-->--'''Frank Cottrill Boyce''', when asked what Davies' greatest contribution to British television was.

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-->--'''Frank Cottrill Boyce''', Cottrell-Boyce''', when asked what Davies' greatest contribution to British television was.
19th May '16 5:01:49 PM TheOneWhoTropes
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Originally from a background in children's TV, he wrote and produced a number of adult dramas between the mid 90s and the revival of ''Series/DoctorWho'' in 2005, most notably ''QueerAsFolk'', and soon became one of the most influential and popular TV writers in the UK.

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Originally from a background in children's TV, he wrote and produced a number of adult dramas between the mid 90s and the revival of ''Series/DoctorWho'' in 2005, most notably ''QueerAsFolk'', ''Series/QueerAsFolk'', and soon became one of the most influential and popular TV writers in the UK.



* ''QueerAsFolk''

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* ''QueerAsFolk''''Series/QueerAsFolk''
8th Dec '15 7:47:43 PM namingway
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* {{Gayngst}}: While RTD stories are very progressive, even for the era, a major theme in his stories about homosexual love is loss and mourning. His ''Torchwood'' hero, Jack Harkness, is the poster boy for pansexual hedonism, while his lovers (Ianto and Angelo in particular) serve as [[{{Foil}} a cold splash of reality]].
27th Jul '15 10:08:14 PM Eagal
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* TheUnpronounceable: In ''Series/DoctorWho''.

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* %%* TheUnpronounceable: In ''Series/DoctorWho''.
20th Mar '15 12:51:52 PM johnnyfog
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[[caption-width-right:300:[[{{Recap/TheFiveishDoctorsReboot}} Quel dommage, Davros!]]]]
28th Feb '15 12:32:26 PM FatherPerf
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* ''Series/Cucumber'' and sibling shows Banana and Tofu

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* ''Series/Cucumber'' ''Series/{{Cucumber}}'' and sibling shows Banana ''Banana'' and Tofu
''Tofu''
27th Feb '15 4:29:46 PM FatherPerf
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* ''Series/Cucumber'' and sibling shows Banana and Tofu
21st Nov '14 4:33:16 PM LongLiveHumour
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Liberally uses AuthorAppeal, and as a result, placed Wales firmly in the centre of the {{Whoniverse}} alongside London. Also became famous for finally upgrading all the HoYay subtext in ''Doctor Who'' to proper TV canon, for abolishing NoHuggingNoKissing in the series forever, and for dialing all of the above -- Wales, HoYay and tons of sex -- UpToEleven and beyond in ''Series/{{Torchwood}}''.

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Liberally uses AuthorAppeal, and as a result, placed Wales firmly in the centre of the {{Whoniverse}} Franchise/{{Whoniverse}} alongside London. Also became famous for finally upgrading all the HoYay subtext in ''Doctor Who'' to proper TV canon, for abolishing NoHuggingNoKissing in the series forever, and for dialing all of the above -- Wales, HoYay and tons of sex -- UpToEleven and beyond in ''Series/{{Torchwood}}''.



* TheUnpronounceable: In ''DoctorWho''.

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* TheUnpronounceable: In ''DoctorWho''.''Series/DoctorWho''.
31st Aug '14 8:31:03 PM Tero
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* AuthorTract: In projects where he's served as showrunner, he constitutes a mild case of this (for sufficiently flexible values of 'mild'). While he does tend to harp on about homosexuality and atheism a lot, he rarely cops out, and he tries not to write inway that devalues the opposing views of either topic- being straight or religious is just as likely to be explored in one of his stories.

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* AuthorTract: In projects where he's served as showrunner, he constitutes a mild case of this (for sufficiently flexible values of 'mild'). While he does tend to harp on about homosexuality and atheism a lot, he rarely cops out, and he tries makes an effort not to write inway that devalues devalue the opposing views of either topic- being straight or religious is just as likely to be explored in one of his stories.
31st Aug '14 8:30:15 PM Tero
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* AuthorTract: In projects where he's served as showrunner, he constitutes a mild case of this (for sufficiently flexible values of 'mild'). While he does tend to harp on about homosexuality and atheism a lot, he rarely cops out.

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* AuthorTract: In projects where he's served as showrunner, he constitutes a mild case of this (for sufficiently flexible values of 'mild'). While he does tend to harp on about homosexuality and atheism a lot, he rarely cops out.out, and he tries not to write inway that devalues the opposing views of either topic- being straight or religious is just as likely to be explored in one of his stories.
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