The new drama It’s A Sin was praised by Dancing On Ice pro Matt Evers.
44-year-old Matt welcomed the drama and revealed that his uncle died of AIDS.
The Channel 4 series follows the lives of five young men who suffered the horror of the HIV / AIDS epidemic in the 1980s.
It’s A Sin is set in London and was only premiered on Friday evening (January 22nd). It has already received rave reviews.
It’s a sin: what did Matt say about the drama?
Matt, who works with Denise van Outen at DOI this year, is one of those who paid him a compliment.
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On Twitter, he wrote to his 113,000 followers: “After I lost my uncle to the #AIDS #HIV epidemic in the 80s, #ItsASin gives me an insight into his life on @ channel4.
“It’s absolutely fantastic… @ russelldavis63 and busy. Many Thanks.”
One fan simply replied, “Great love for you @mattevers.”
Who’s in a new drama? Is it a sin?
Russell T Davies wrote the drama It’s A Sin, in which Olly Alexander, Omari Douglas and Callum Scott Howells star.
While rooted in tragedy, the five-part series also features a strong story of friendship.
Actress Keely Hawes also plays the mother of the main character Richie, played by Alexander, in It’s A Sin.
Stephen Fry, meanwhile, plays an MP named Arthur Garrison. Arthur trying to impress Margaret Thatcher while keeping his sexuality a secret.
What do fans think of It’s A Sin?
After the first episode, viewers – many remembering the scary AIDS commercials in the 1980s – flocked to Twitter and joined Matt in applauding the drama.
One tweeted: “Me Make sure to watch the icebergs and tombstones and wait for this booklet to fall through the door.
So brilliant writing and already so heartbreaking.
“I was convinced that I would die and never find love or friends. I sit here with my husband and watch #it’s a sin and feel happy. Our stories need to be told. “
Another wrote: “Fantastic first episode #It’s a sin. So brilliant writing and already so heartbreaking. “
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A third added: “I stayed up until 6am because I started looking #It’s a sinI couldn’t stop … and look forward to seeing it again one day.
“The characters and their stories will stay with me in the meantime, and while it’s heartbreaking, it is so good to see our story being told. “
It’s A Sin will continue on Channel 4 next Friday at 9 p.m.
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