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My terror of Aids in my younger years

Duration: 03:56

The British actor Rupert Everett says "terror invaded every area" of his life in his early 20s when as a promiscuous gay man he became convinced he had Aids.

He told HARDtalk's Stephen Sackur that he was often "plastered" when he was on stage but his wild behaviour, including prostitution, was an escape from a very conservative upbringing.

Available since: Wed 16 Jan 2013

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