March 17, 2011

IconLip Service Q+A 4: sex and the BBC

  • How much lesbian sex the BBC can show
  • Why Lip Service was on BBC3, and whether or not it could ever move to BBC2
  • Why Lip Service was set in Glasgow


The videos below are from a Question & Answer session with Heather Peace (Sam from Lip Service) and Kathy Caton (BBC3). The session was chaired by Katherine Browne (University of Brighton) and took place at the Lesbian Lives conference in Brighton in February 2011.

How much lesbian sex the BBC can show:
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Why Lip Service was on BBC3, and whether or not it could ever move to BBC2:
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Why Lip Service was set in Glasgow:
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Watch the rest of the videos from this Q+A session:

Lip Service Q+A videos 1: introduction

Lip Service Q+A 2: coming out, going for Frankie and the cut sex scenes

  • The impact of being an out lesbian on Heather’s acting career
  • On auditioning for the role of Frankie, “along with every other slightly androgynous actress in the UK”
  • The sex scenes you didn’t see – the kitchen unit scene that almost went too far

Lip Service Q+A 3: L Word, Shane/Frankie and Twitter

  • The similarities and differences between Frankie from Lip Service and Shane from The L Word
  • On following in the footsteps of The L Word
  • Lip Service viewing parties and the Twitter fans

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