Metrosexuality (2001)

Metrosexuality is a British television comedy-drama series, which aired on Channel 4 in 2001 as a short-run series of six episodes. It was later re-edited into a single feature for DVD release. It depicts the interactions of a racially and sexually diverse group of friends and family living in Notting Hill. The series was written and created by Rikki Beadle-Blair, who also stars as one of the show's central characters. The cast also includes Noel Clarke, Paul Keating, Mat Fraser, Karl Collins, Pui Fan Lee and Preeya Kalidas. The show features extravagant and colourful costumes and scenery, varied shooting styles and quick pacing. Much of the music was written and performed by Beadle Blair, who intended the series to feel like a musical. The show was hailed by critics for its diversity; it depicted a social setting relatively free of racism or homophobia. It was also noted for its inclusion of Fraser, a thalidomide survivor with phocomelic arms, in a role where his disability was simply part of the show's fabric rather than an inherent focus of his character's role.

Writing:
  • Rikki Beadle Blair

Stars:
Release Date: 2001-03-10
Seasons: 1
  • Country: GB
  • Language: En
  • Runtime: 30
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