Thomas Aldersley: Cucumber

Date - 22 January, 2015, All News Television
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Thomas Aldersley features in the series premiere of new Channel 4 drama Cucumber this evening at 9pm.

Fifteen years after Queer As Folk exploded on to the screen, award-winning writer Russell T Davies is back with Cucumber and Banana – two new drama series for Channel 4 and E4 exploring the passions and pitfalls of 21st century gay life.

Cucumber – an 8 X 60’ series for Channel 4 – follows 46 year old Henry and his long-suffering boyfriend Lance. Life for Henry and Lance is comfortable and settled. But after the most disastrous date night in history – involving a death, a threesome, two police cars and the Glee Christmas Album – Henry’s old life shatters, and his new life begins.

Follow both series by watching Banana on E4 at 10pm this evening!


Funny man Thomas Aldersley grew up in Yorkshire and worked on a sheep farm before training as an actor.

He's spent time on the Northern comedy circuit and notable TV appearances include Homefront, Eric & Ernie, Mount Pleasant and Moving On .

He recently filmed Cucumber for Red Productions.

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