New Gay Drama ‘Lost Boys & Fairies’: A Tale of Love & Redemption

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The highly anticipated BBC gay drama “Lost Boys & Fairies,” starring Fra Fee from “Hawkeye” and Sion Daniel Young, has unveiled its first trailer and confirmed its premiere date. This three-part series, created by queer Welsh writer Daf James, will be available on BBC iPlayer from June 3, with episodes airing weekly on BBC One from that evening at 9 pm.

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“Lost Boys & Fairies” tells the heartwarming and poignant story of Gabriel (Fee), a singer and performer, and his partner Andy (Young) as they navigate the challenges of adopting a child. The series promises to explore themes of love, acceptance, and the complexities of queer family life. Gabriel’s journey is marked by his need to reconcile with his past and his strained relationship with his father, all while preparing to welcome their prospective adoptee, Jake .

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The show features a stellar cast, including Elizabeth Berrington as the social worker Jackie, Sharon D Clarke, and Maria Doyle Kennedy, and is directed by James Kent. Filmed in and around Cardiff, “Lost Boys & Fairies” brings a vibrant queer narrative to the screen, enriched with musical elements and authentic representation .

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Director James Kent says: “Lost Boys and Fairies is the most beautiful love story I’ve read. Daf’s scripts are heart wrenching, very funny and powerful advocates for the right of gay men and women to parent a child. They left me in floods of tears and as a gay director I’m so excited and honoured to be bringing this story to the general public.”

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For those eager to see a touching and glittering portrayal of queer parenthood, “Lost Boys & Fairies” is set to be a significant addition to LGBTQ+ television, offering both heartfelt moments and cultural resonance .

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