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Banana is a British television series created by Russell T. Davies. The series was the sister show to Channel 4's Cucumber, and 4oD's Tofu. Banana is a anthology series focusing on different topics involving the LGBT community.

Status: Ended
TV Channel: E4
  • Jason Clark

    A shorter, slicker look at Manchester's LGBT youth [than Cucumber]. [17/24 Apr 2015, p.104]

    Entertainment Weekly Full Review
  • Matthew Gilbert

    These episodes of Banana are lovely self-standing short stories that build to revelatory moments, but then they also add scope and layers of depth to “Cucumber.”

    Boston Globe Full Review
  • Emily Nussbaum

    The stories feel like polished fables, not precisely realistic.

    The New Yorker Full Review
  • Rob Owen

    Banana is the more conventional of the two shows with its focus on young characters.... Of the two series, Banana is more fun but "Cucumber" offers higher stakes.

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Full Review
  • Brian Lowry

    Not everything works, but enough does.

    Variety Full Review
  • Keith Uhlich

    Davies is best at capturing the easy camaraderie that develops among friends and lovers.... He’s on less sure footing with some of the more drastic shifts in tone in each series.

    The Hollywood Reporter Full Review
Episode Guide For Show: Banana