Queers

"Queers" sees eight new writers respond to the 50th anniversary of The Sexual Offences Act, which partially decriminalized homosexual acts between men in the UK. Curated and directed by Mark Gatiss (Sherlock), the films star award winners Alan Cumming (Battle of the Sexes), Ben Whishaw (London Spy), Rebecca Front (Humans), Russell Tovey (Quantico), Gemma Whelan (Game of Thrones), Ian Gelder (Game of Thrones), Kadiff Kirwan (Black Mirror), and Fionn Whitehead (Dunkirk).
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The Man on the Platform

Starring Ben Whishaw, and written and directed by Mark Gatiss. Written in response to the 50th anniversary of the Sexual Offences Act, a young man returning from the trenches of the First World War recollects a love that dared not speak its name.

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A Grand Day Out

Starring Fionn Whitehead and written by Michael Dennis. 1994. As the government votes on lowering the age of male homosexual consent, 17-year-old Andrew comes to London for the first time with unexpected results.

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More Anger

Starring Russell Tovey and written by Brian Fillis. Actors can easily feel typecast. But it's 1987 and with AIDS hitting the headlines, a promising new part looks like a game changer for Phil.

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Missing Alice

Starring Rebecca Front and written by Jon Bradfield. Alice and her husband share a secret. But with the publication of the Wolfenden Report in 1957, it may not need to be a secret anymore.

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I Miss the War

Starring Ian Gelder and written by Matthew Baldwin. The 1967 Sexual Offences Act will revolutionize everything, won't it? Well, perhaps not as far as dapper gent Jackie is concerned.

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Safest Spot in Town

Starring Kadiff Kirwan and written by Keith Jarrett. As the Blitz hits London, Fredrick is grateful that he survived in a very unlikely place of refuge.

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The Perfect Gentleman

Starring Gemma Whelan and written by Jackie Clune. Bobby is a swaggering man about town. But Bobby has a secret. Can it survive when it really matters?

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Something Borrowed

Starring Alan Cumming and written by Gareth McLean. Steve, a groom-to-be, anxiously prepares his wedding speech. But now that the big day is here, what has been won and what has been lost?