Cucumber, Banana, Tofu Guide to London
Russell T Davies returns to TV drama with a triple whammy: Cucumber, Banana and Tofu!
Find out what all the fuss is about below, and then check out our list of things to do in London – whether you’re feeling Cucumber, Banana or Tofu!
Vincent Franklin, Cyril Nri, James Murray, Freddie Fox, Fisayo Akinade & Julie Hesmondhalgh – not to mention a supporting cast including Rufus Hound & Ardal O’Hanlon – populate RTDs return to prime-time Channel 4.
Henry and Lance endure possibly the worst date night ever – which introduces Lance to Daniel.
Meanwhile, younger-guns Freddie and Dean – unsure if they are friends or enemies – find themselves living under the same roof, and Henry’s sister, Cleo juggles her three kids and busy working life, as well as helping out her brother…
Thursday @ 9pm, C4
Banana overlaps with Cucumber, but focuses on young lesbian Scotty (Letitia Wright); Dean (Fisayo Akinade), a gay man with some family secrets and a sexually charged encounter with Geordie Man (Andrew Hayden-Smith); Sian (Georgia Henshaw), struggling to choose between her lover Violet (Hannah John-Kamen) and her mum Vanessa (Lynn Hunter); and Helen (Bethany Black), unable to escape the unwanted attention of an ex.
Thursday @ 10pm, E4
Tofu, made by YouTuber Benjamin Cook, is a light-hearted documentary series which promises to explore modern sex in all its varied manifestations. Featuring candid chats with members of the public as well as the casts of Cucumber and Banana, Tofu bridges fiction and real life and emphasises the relevance of Cucumber & Banana.
Online Only – 4OD
40 is the new 30!
Back for a 29th year – the full programme will be launched on 18 February!
An interrogation of 70 years of British history, focusing on society, culture and politics. Don’t miss Notes to the New Government on May 9th, when we’ll all still be coming to terms with some new hellish Britain of one sort or another…
The Invisible Dot Sexy Valentines Show | 13-14 February
A two-day love-fest with performances from Luke McQueen, Lolly Adefope, Lazy Susan & MORE! Go on, have a laugh on V-Day!
A To Do List favourite, The Yard Theatre’s NOW ’15 features some exciting new, cutting-edge performances, including Just Like Larry Walters by Drunken Chorus; Nine Night by Natacha Bryan, At The Yard by Ponyboy Curtis, and Celebration, Florida by Greg Wohead.
Are we on Web 3.0 yet?
Yes, podcasts still exist! A spin-off from his Edinburgh Fringe Podcasts, Richard Herring interviews/abuses a different comedy guest each week. Perfect for drowning out the sound of your colleagues/fellow commuters/nattering aunty.
Digital Shoreditch | 11-24 May
A celebration of the creative, technical and entrepreneurial talent of the UK, Europe and the whole wide world beyond.