Russell T Davies was born in Swansea. His first job in television was on Why Don’t You..? He became a story liner and producer at Granada, and his first original drama was Dark Season for the BBC in 1991, starring Kate Winslet. He created Queer As Folk in 1999 and in 2005 brought back Doctor Who. Russell is currently in production on Years and Years, a six-part drama for BBC One in 2019.