Cyril Nri

Fans of Russell T. Davies’s new drama on Channel 4, were shocked last night at the brutal murder of one of its lead characters.

Cyril Nri
CREDIT: Ben Blackall / Channel 4

During last night’s episode of Cucumber, Lance, played by Cyril Nri was dealt a lethal blow that kills him in one of the most shocking homophobic attacks ever shown on TV.

Viewers of the episode were clearly distressed as they took to twitter to share their thoughts. Many had a sleepless night because of the hard-hitting storyline. Nri, the actor who played Lance said,

“I feel utterly privileged to have anything to do with this episode.”