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About CUCUMBER & Episode Guide

About CUCUMBER & Episode Guide

Modern gay life in Manchester.

Cucumber Aired From January 22, 2015 – March 12, 2015 On Channel 4

About Cucumber
A new 8 part series in development at Channel 4, follows 46 year old Henry and his boyfriend on a disastrous date night. Russell T Davies, famous for his work on Channel 4's 'Queer as Folk' will write the series alongside accompanying E4 show 'Banana' and online series 'Tofu'.

Real NameCharacter Name
Vincent FranklinHenry Best
Cyril NriLance Sullivan
Julie HesmondhalghCleo Whitaker
Freddie FoxFreddie Baxter
Con O'NeillCliff Costello
Fisayo AkinadeDean Monroe
James MurrayDaniel Coltrane
Ceallach SpellmanAdam Whitaker

Source: IMDB

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Episode Guide

Episode 1x01 (Jan/22/2015)
Henry and Lance are happy together but after they take part in a disastrous date night, life will never be the same again. Henry finds himself being drawn to the enigmatic Freddie Baxter while Lance meets newcomer, Daniel and both new friendships are set on a course to explode.

Episode 1x02 (Jan/29/2015)
Henry starts his new life as Freddie marks out the battle lines. Lance attempts to work out where Henry's gone,and turns to Cleo for help.

Episode 1x03 (Feb/05/2015)
Henry falls into a dangerous trap after Freddie meets his former school teacher, Gregory, and he looks to gain revenge. Lance takes action and decides to cuts Henry off completely.

Episode 1x04 (Feb/12/2015)
Henry goes out on a date with a complete stranger, while Lance's night sees him ending up in an unexpected bed. Cleo meets a former flame whilst Freddie hooks up with Anna.

Episode 1x05 (Feb/19/2015)
Henry finds his lies catching up with with him, while Lance's dreams are in danger of becoming a reality as Daniel makes an extraordinary move. Adam and Tomasz's secret online empire begins to get out of control and Henry is set on a collision course with everyone he loves.

Episode 1x06 (Feb/26/2015)
Lance attempts to work out the truth about Daniel and Henry takes a final, desperate chance to win his old boyfriend back. Lance is spellbound by his new man and it could be too late for any of them to change paths.

Episode 1x07 (Mar/05/2015)
After a manhunt does not go to plan, Henry, Freddie and Dean become stuck together in a car and some long-buried truths are revealed. Marie shows up in town to take charge, and events at the flatshare come to a climax.

Episode 1x08 (Mar/12/2015)
Everyone gets caught up in Henry's grand scheme and life appears to be perfect. But only Freddie realises the truth. As events of the past catch up with them all, Henry reaches out.

Source: TVRage