Queer as Folk (1999–2000)
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Episode #1.2 

With new-found confidence Nathan comes out to his best friend and pursues Stuart. Stuart wants no attachments. Vince is still in the closet at work and receives awkward romantic attention.


Charles McDougall


Russell T. Davies, Russell T. Davies (creator)


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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Charlie Hunnam ... Nathan Maloney
Craig Kelly ... Vince Tyler
Aidan Gillen ... Stuart Jones
Paul Simpson Paul Simpson ... Man in Toilet
Alison Burrows Alison Burrows ... Sandra Docherty
Susan Cookson Susan Cookson ... Marcie Finch
Carla Henry ... Donna Clarke
Ben Maguire Ben Maguire ... Christian Hobbs
Caroline Pegg Caroline Pegg ... Rosalie Cotter
Caroline O'Neill ... Janice Maloney
Jane Cawdron Jane Cawdron ... Helen Maloney
Saira Todd Saira Todd ... Lisa Levene
Juley McCann Juley McCann ... Siobhan Potter
Sarah Jones Sarah Jones ... Suzie Smith
David Williamson David Williamson ... Bob Green


Nathan's mother Janice,separated from his father Roy,discovers her son's gay magazines whilst Nathan tells best friend Donna how he feels about Stuart. Vince is still in the closet at work and feels awkward when new employee Rosalie fancies him and asks him on a date,which he reluctantly attends. He is grateful for a call from Stuart and,claiming a family emergency,meets his friend for a drink. Nathan turns up and Stuart starts to find him obsessive as he has no desire to curb his promiscuity for him and,after arranging a date with another man,drives Nathan back to the boy's home. Written by don @ minifie-1

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Release Date:

2 March 1999 (UK) See more »

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Red Production Company See more »
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References Emmerdale (1972) See more »


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