A lot of chances are you’ll know Olly Alexander from the electro-pop band Years & Years, however do you know that other than being an extremely proficient musician he is additionally an actor? Taking middle stage on Channel 4’s new present It is a Sin, which is ready to premiere on HBO Max in February, Alexander performs Ritchie Tozer, an aspiring actor who meets an eclectic group of associates when he strikes to London for college.
Alexander spoke to Channel 4 about his involvement, explaining that “Russell’s such an iconic voice in British storytelling, and particularly queer storytelling, and I’d have completed something to work with him.” On the subject of the present’s premise, he added that “it is actually useful to grasp among the methods during which homophobia has endured and the methods during which the AIDS disaster actually, actually impacted such an enormous neighborhood.”
Whereas It is a Sin is not his first foray into the appearing world — because of his West Finish expertise and a cameo on a preferred British TV present — Alexander has principally been recognized for his unimaginable vocals, evident in songs like “If You are Over Me” and “Want,” and collaborations with MNEK and Jess Glynne. So, what else ought to you understand concerning the Years & Years frontman? Preserve studying to seek out out.