Former Doctor Who showrunner looking for real life sex stories for new web series

Former Doctor Who showrunner looking for real life sex stories for new web series

By Emma Daly

Monday 21 July 2014 at 12:56PM

Multi-award-winning TV writer Russell T Davies is looking for members of the public to get involved in his upcoming web series Tofu by sharing their best (or worst) experiences of sex.

The series is one of three new projects from the former Doctor Who and Queer as Folk showrunner, who is also producing two dramas, Cucumber and Banana for Channel 4 and E4 respectively.

Tofu’s eight episodes will each explore a different aspect of the modern sex culture, using a combination of interviews, sketch comedy, animation, fantasy elements and musical set pieces.

Actors from Cucumber and Banana will also appear, alongside porn stars and – here's where you come in – members of the public, who are being asked to share the challenges and triumphs of their ‘sexcapades’ by uploading a short video to the show's website.

Russell T Davies says,“While Cucumber and Banana are fictional, we know that often the sweetest, most heart-warming, most tragic and most heartbreaking stories are real life tales. Tofu is all about highlighting the very real issues that we reference in the fictional shows – it will be a unique mixture of content made by the very talented Benjamin Cook.”

Cook, a journalist and prolific YouTuber, adds, “We’ll be interviewing real people about their real experiences. Men, women, every gender – all the pronouns! – trans or cis, straight or gay, bi, curious, maybe you’re sex-obsessed or take-it-or-leave-it, or maybe you’ve – whisper the words – never had sex and aren’t afraid to say so. We want to hear from you. No subject and no individual is off limits. We can’t wait to hear your stories.”

For information on how to take part visit tofuvideos.com.

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