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Gay and homophobic TV this week

Von: mr gobrien (mr_gobrien@yahoo.co.uk) [Profil]
Datum: 10.04.2010 21:22
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Sat

Heroes of Comedy

The lasting legacies of York-born comedian Frankie Howerd, featuring
archive footage and contributions by Eric Sykes, Ned Sherrin and Barry
Cryer

Next on: Saturday 10th April 10:25am - GOLD



Margot, BBC 4, 10.25pm/3.35am. Ballet stars Margot Fonteyn and Rudolf
Nureyev;

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rudolf_Nureyev



Batty Man, Teacher TV, 4am. A look at homophobia in the black
community



Sun

Serving in Silence: The Margarethe Cammermeyer Story, True Movies,
7pm. Glenn Close as an army colonel who has to fight to keep her place
in the forces after admitting she is homosexual.



Common Ground, True Movies, 11pm. Mimi Rogers, Jason Priestly, Margot
Kidder and Brittany Murphy in a story which examines the shifting
attitudes toward homosexuality over three generations.



Mon

The E! True Hollywood Story. Profile of comedienne and American Idol
judge Ellen DeGeneres

Next on: Monday 12th April 2pm - E! channel




Tuesday

Blackwater Lightship, Movies 24, 5pm. 2004 US drama.

A man dying of an Aids-related illness requests that he be allowed to
spend his final days at his grandmother's home in the Irish
countryside.

However, his decision causes problems within the family, particularly
with his mother, who's struggling to come to terms with the stark
facts of her son's sexuality and imminent death.

Evocative drama, starring Angela Lansbury, Keith McErlean, Gina McKee
and Brian F O'Byrne



Brokeback Mountain, Film 4, 9pm.

Ang Lee won an Oscar for his direction of this critically-acclaimed
drama, which charts the heartbreaking, doomed relationship of two
cowboys in Sixties Wyoming.

Jake Gyllenhaal and the late Heath Ledger were both nominated for
Academy Awards for their measured performances, subtly depicting the
sadness of the situation, as society deems their homosexual
relationship unacceptable.

Strong performances from the supporting cast, which includes Michelle
Williams, Linda Cardellini and Anna Faris, add to the poignancy of
this epic tale, based on a short story by E Annie Proulx




This Is Gonna Sound A Bit Gay, Current, 11pm



Boys on the Side, Film 4, 11.35pm. 1995 US comedy drama.

Girls on the road, reaching understanding, respect, and care for each
other. But this trio is different - Jane a lesbian, Robin suffering
with AIDS, Holly running from her past, seeking one-night stands and a
good man.



Thu

Heroes of Comedy. Portrait of popular comic actor Kenneth Williams,
star of television, radio and film, know for his outrageous antics.
With contributions from Nigel Havers

Next on: Thursday 15th April 9:15am - GOLD



Fri

Dawn Goes Lesbian. Dawn Porter immerses herself in the world of 'women
only' and investigates what it is like to be a lesbian by adhering to
a list of strict rules

Next on: Friday 16th April 10pm - Really





Saturday and Sunday on Living 1 at 11am - and Monday to Friday on
Channel 4;


Will & Grace, American sitcom. The show takes place in New York City
and focuses on Will Truman, a gay lawyer, and his best friend Grace
Adler, a straight Jewish woman who runs her own interior design firm.



Both Coronationn Street and Eastenders have gay storylines at the
moment.





Sunday 18/4/2010;

The Secret Lives Of Women, Diva TV, 11pm. Unexpected Love.

Cyndi and her partner Michael look and seem like your All-American
couple.She had no idea when she first went to see him perform that
this cute guy used to be a girl! Having always been open with her
sexuality, this didnít faze Cyndi in the least, and now two years
later the happy couple educates others on transgender love like
theirs.

Meanwhile, the last thing Dorothy expected to find at a gay bar was
her Prince Charming. Well, he wasnít exactly Prince Charming, but he
was out of a fairytale.




Wednesday 21st April 9am - Movies 24

An Unexpected Love (a different drama from the documentary above with
the same title). A miserable suburban wife and mother decides to leave
her humdrum existence behind when she falls in love with another woman



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