Thursday July 16, 2020

Going straight easier said than done

The production meeting that gave birth to Sad To Be Gay (BBC2) can't have been a lengthy one.

13th August, 2005

The production meeting that gave birth to Sad To Be Gay (BBC2) can't have been a lengthy one.

Homosexual man wants to turn hetero, and travels to the heart of the US Bible Belt for a cure. It could have been one of the worst programmes in the history of broadcasting, but was instead a demonstration of how to handle a thorny subject with sensitivity, restraint and wit.

David Akinsanya was a mixed-race gay man...

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