---- opening phrases from a UK tv-news report by Josh Jackman at PinkNews (UK), 28th March 2017 :-
'SHERLOCK writer and star Mark Gatiss has curated a BBC (UK) series about LGBT people’s lives over the past 100 years in Britain.
QUEERS will be an eight-part series of 15-minute-long episodes made up of monologues from new and established writers.
It will air on BBC4 after being performed on stage at the The Old Vic (London) in July.
The BBC also announced earlier this year that it would mark the anniversary by airing a drama about the Lord Montagu case, a famous legal battle over anti-gay legislation which sparked calls to decriminalise homosexuality.
Creators of episodes for the show include experienced screenwriters Jackie Clune and Brian Fillis, as well as five LGBT writers who the BBC is giving their first chance to write for TV.
Gatiss, who has also written episodes and novels of Doctor Who, said it was “a privilege to be working with such brilliant writers and actors. ....'
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