Description

Featuring some of the UK's best new acting talent, Banana offers an intriguing and often outrageous peek into the individual lives of a range of characters who are only glimpsed in Russell T Davies's ‘Cucumber’. Young lesbian Scotty pursues an unrequited love; 19 year old Dean has a liaison with the enigmatic Geordie Man; Sian struggles to choose between lover Violet and her over-protective mum Vanessa; and Helen is besieged by unwanted attention from an ex. The stories are beautiful, witty and at times heartbreaking as they follow the lives of a wide variety of characters, be they gay, lesbian, transgender or anything in between.

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Description

Featuring some of the UK's best new acting talent, Banana offers an intriguing and often outrageous peek into the individual lives of a range of characters who are only glimpsed in Russell T Davies's ‘Cucumber’. Young lesbian Scotty pursues an unrequited love; 19 year old Dean has a liaison with the enigmatic Geordie Man; Sian struggles to choose between lover Violet and her over-protective mum Vanessa; and Helen is besieged by unwanted attention from an ex. The stories are beautiful, witty and at times heartbreaking as they follow the lives of a wide variety of characters, be they gay, lesbian, transgender or anything in between.

    • Episode 1

    Episode 1

    19-year-old Dean, played by Fisayo Akinade, has a job, a flat and all the sex he wants. But no matter how fast he runs, his problems are catching up with him.

    • HD
    • 23 Minutes

    19-year-old Dean, played by Fisayo Akinade, has a job, a flat and all the sex he wants. But no matter how fast he runs, his problems are catching up with him.

    • HD
    • 23 Minutes
    • Episode 2

    Episode 2

    When Scotty sees Yvonne, it's love at first sight. But as love turns to obsession, Scotty's life spirals out of control...

    • HD
    • 23 Minutes

    When Scotty sees Yvonne, it's love at first sight. But as love turns to obsession, Scotty's life spirals out of control...

    • HD
    • 23 Minutes
    • Episode 3

    Episode 3

    Two lives collide when uptight Sian meets wild-at-heart Violet. Opposites might attract for a while, but how long can this couple last?

    • HD
    • 23 Minutes

    Two lives collide when uptight Sian meets wild-at-heart Violet. Opposites might attract for a while, but how long can this couple last?

    • HD
    • 23 Minutes
    • Episode 4

    Episode 4

    Helen has to get tough with her ex, Eddie, but her birthday turns into a disaster when Eddie takes revenge.

    • HD
    • 23 Minutes

    Helen has to get tough with her ex, Eddie, but her birthday turns into a disaster when Eddie takes revenge.

    • HD
    • 23 Minutes
    • Episode 5

    Episode 5

    Josh is a gay student in Manchester, having a fine old time, falling in love with the enigmatic Freddie Baxter. But when Josh is called home for his best friend Sophie’s wedding, he wonders if he’s outgrown his old mates. Can Sophie rekindle their friendship?

    • HD
    • 22 Minutes

    Josh is a gay student in Manchester, having a fine old time, falling in love with the enigmatic Freddie Baxter. But when Josh is called home for his best friend Sophie’s wedding, he wonders if he’s outgrown his old mates. Can Sophie rekindle their friendship?

    • HD
    • 22 Minutes
    • Episode 6

    Episode 6

    Amy’s got a date with policewoman Kay – but the tension means that Amy’s OCD is running out of control! She battles to separate the chaos in her head from the date with a woman she’s really beginning to like. Can she make her mind up before it's too late?

    • HD
    • 21 Minutes

    Amy’s got a date with policewoman Kay – but the tension means that Amy’s OCD is running out of control! She battles to separate the chaos in her head from the date with a woman she’s really beginning to like. Can she make her mind up before it's too late?

    • HD
    • 21 Minutes
    • Episode 7

    Episode 7

    After a hot, wild night, Aiden and Frank find themselves making their way across Manchester, the next morning. As two strangers, they find themselves facing the ultimate, awful gay truth: Frank just isn’t good looking enough!

    • HD
    • 23 Minutes

    After a hot, wild night, Aiden and Frank find themselves making their way across Manchester, the next morning. As two strangers, they find themselves facing the ultimate, awful gay truth: Frank just isn’t good looking enough!

    • HD
    • 23 Minutes
    • Episode 8

    Episode 8

    Hard-working Vanessa runs her own company, cleaning city-centre flats. She’s turned a blind eye to everything in her time, from sex parties to murder scenes. But when she finds herself on a shift with a young Nigerian girl, Vanessa has to face certain home truths for the first time in her life.

    • HD
    • 25 Minutes

    Hard-working Vanessa runs her own company, cleaning city-centre flats. She’s turned a blind eye to everything in her time, from sex parties to murder scenes. But when she finds herself on a shift with a young Nigerian girl, Vanessa has to face certain home truths for the first time in her life.

    • HD
    • 25 Minutes
    • Episode 101

    Dean's Flat

    A tour of Dean’s flat with actor Fisayo Akinade.

    • HD
    • 2 Minutes

    A tour of Dean’s flat with actor Fisayo Akinade.

    • HD
    • 2 Minutes
    • Episode 102

    Helen's Haunts

    An exploration of Helen’s haunts around Manchester with comedian Bethany Black.

    • HD
    • 4 Minutes

    An exploration of Helen’s haunts around Manchester with comedian Bethany Black.

    • HD
    • 4 Minutes
    • Episode 103

    Cast and Crew Interviews

    Interviews with cast and crew members from Banana.

    • HD
    • 4 Minutes

    Interviews with cast and crew members from Banana.

    • HD
    • 4 Minutes
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