1 user

The Boys of Manchester: On the Set of Queer as Folk (2000)



Add Image Add an image

Do you have any images for this title?



Credited cast:
Tanya Barfield Tanya Barfield ... Narrator (voice)
Denise Black ... Herself
Antony Cotton ... Himself
Russell T. Davies ... Himself
Aidan Gillen ... Himself
Charlie Hunnam ... Himself
Craig Kelly ... Himself
Joel Schumacher ... Himself
Nicola Shindler Nicola Shindler ... Herself
Bruce Vilanch ... Himself


Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis









Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs



See full technical specs »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

An insightful look at the original queer series.
20 June 2006 | by jocatnycSee all my reviews

This is a very fun behind the scenes look at the original QUEER AS FOLK, the British series that took the TV world by storm in 1999 and inspired the long running Showtime version. Superior in writing and acting to the American counterpart, Britain's QUEER AS FOLK is the one to see, as well as this doc if you can find it. It was shot on location in Manchester during the filming of the second part of the series, and all the original "boys" are interviewed, as well the brilliant writer, Russell Davies and executive producer Nicola Shindler. The documentary was produced by In the Life, the gay and lesbian news-magazine series still airing on PBS.

All three of the actors central to the story - Aiden Gillen, Charlie Hunnam, and Craig Kelly - display their magnetism in interviews, as well as their surprise at how popular the series had become in Britain, especially among young British girls who were getting into the story as well as the sex scenes. Also adding to the fun is Denise Black, who plays Vince's mother. Ultimately the doc catches an incredible moment in history just before boys doing boys on television became commonplace.

0 of 0 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See one user review »

Contribute to This Page

Free Movies and TV Shows You Can Watch Now

On IMDb TV, you can catch Hollywood hits and popular TV series at no cost. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!

Browse free movies and TV series

Stream Popular Action and Adventure Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular action and adventure titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial

Recently Viewed