It's a Sin: Season 1

It's a Sin: Season 1

It's a Sin: Season 1

Emmy-nominee Russell T Davies (Doctor Who) takes command of this show set in 1980s London, following a group of queer mates who embark on a journey of love and friendship in the looming shadow of the AIDS crisis. Stars Olly Alexander (Skins) including Neil Patrick Harris (How I Met Your Mother), Lydia West (Years and Years) and the great Stephen Fry.

2021UK
DramaHistorical

Streaming (1 Provider)

EPISODE 1.1
23 January 2021

Episode 1

September 1981. The lives of Ritchie, Roscoe and Colin converge, three friends finding a flat together in London. But a distant threat means life in the 80s might be all too precious.

EPISODE 1.2
23 January 2021

Episode 2

December 1983. Ritchie and Jill struggle to become professional actors, and Colin takes a trip to New York. But when Gloria asks Jill for a strange favour, she’s trapped in a world of lies as... MORE the shadow of AIDS gets closer.

EPISODE 1.3
23 January 2021

Episode 3

1986, and life seems fine. The Pink Palace mates are working, falling in love, and finding their way through the world. But then terror strikes in the most unexpected way, and the friends have to... MORE fight like never before.

EPISODE 1.4
23 January 2021

Episode 4

March 1988. Ritchie embarks on a lonely journey home. But when the protests about the AIDS crisis begin, Jill’s placed in danger, and Roscoe’s set to collide with Margaret Thatcher.

EPISODE 1.5
23 January 2021

Episode 5

1991. The flatmates rally round as they enter the darkest days of their life. But when Valerie goes on the warpath, it’s up to Jill to help Ritchie before it’s too late.

It's a Sin: Season 1 / Reviews

BBC

BBC

This is a drama that I will think about in weeks to come, months to come, years to come.

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The Age

The Age

A joyful celebration of youth, discovery and embracing identity.

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The Guardian

The Guardian

Humour and humanity are at the heart of this sublime series.

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Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

The prolific Russell T Davies returns with his best series yet, a moving and entertaining exploration of the 1980s AIDS pandemic, which always remembers the human beings at its heart.

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Independent

Independent

For anyone who’s been through the agony of coming out, especially to a hostile family, or who lost loved ones to Aids, this series will be especially moving.

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