What is the illness in its a sin?
Russell T Davies, the writer of It’s a Sin, the Channel 4 drama about the HIV/Aids epidemic in the late 1980s, has revealed that the death of Colin, one of show’s characters, was partly based on the death of his partner.
How true is its a sin?
It’s a Sin is not strictly based on the story of how one real friend group dealt with the AIDS crisis in 1980s London. But showrunner Russell T. Davies has often said that he pulled from his own experiences as a 20-something gay man in the UK in the 1980s, including drawing inspiration from people he knew.
What happens to Richie in it’s a sin?
Channel 4 drama It’s a Sin came to an end on Friday night, and the last episode proved to be the most devastating yet. … The episode saw Olly Alexander’s character Richie sadly succumb to the deadly disease after he was removed from hospital and taken back to the Isle of Wight by his parents.
Was it’s a sin filmed before Covid?
While It’s A Sin was filmed before the Covid-19 pandemic, it has eerie echoes, Davies says. “It was genuinely strange to see we put in scenes of PPE and isolation and distancing, and scenes of paranoia and fear and overreaction and lack of reaction,” he says.