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Russell T Davies Compares Tories To ‘Rabid Wounded Dogs’ In Blistering Acceptance Speech

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Russell T Davies didn’t hold back in letting the government know exactly what he thought during an acceptance speech at this year’s South Bank Sky Arts Awards.

The screenwriter and producer collected the gong for Best TV Drama for the acclaimed Channel 4 AIDS drama, It’s A Sin, at the bash which was held on Sunday and broadcast on Wednesday evening.

After telling the audience of the “immense privilege” it was to work on the series, the Doctor Who showrunner then took the opportunity to call out the tory government’s plans to sell off Channel 4.

Likening the government to a rabid “wounded dog” that “bites everyone”, he warned the audience that “the things the tories say they’ll do, they do”.

(L to R) Nathaniel Curtis, Russell T Davies and Omari Douglas, winners of the TV Drama award for It's A Sin at the South Bank Sky Arts Awards 2022.

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