Russell T Davies

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Russell T Davies
Davies in 2008
Davies in 2008
Born (1963-04-27) 27 April 1963 (age 56)
Swansea, Wales, UK
OccupationTelevision writer, producer
LanguageEnglish
NationalityBritish
EducationWorcester College, Oxford
GenreDrama, science fiction
Notable worksQueer as Folk
Bob & Rose
The Second Coming
Casanova
Doctor Who
Torchwood
The Sarah Jane Adventures
Notable awardsBAFTA, Best Children's Drama, 1998, Children's Ward
Dennis Potter Award, 2006
BAFTA, Best Drama Series, 2006, Doctor Who
PartnerAndrew Smith

Russell T Davies, OBE (born Stephen Russell Davies,[1] 27 April 1963), is a critically acclaimed British television producer and writer from Swansea, Wales. He is known for television programmes such as Queer as Folk and The Second Coming, and for bringing back the popular science-fiction television series Doctor Who, and creating its spin-off series Torchwood and The Sarah Jane Adventures. He wrote the Book Doctor Who: The Writer's Tale. In 2015 three new shows by Davies, Cucumber, Banana, and Tofu, started.

Davies is openly gay.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Mark Lawson Talks To Russell T Davies". Mark Lawson Talks To.... BBC. BBC Four. 2008-01-16.
  2. Return of the (tea) Time Lord

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