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Stephen Fry discovers what it means to be gay around the world. He travels to Uganda, where the government is considering a law that would make homosexuality a capital crime.

In the first of this two-part series, Stephen Fry reflects back on just how much has changed for gay people during his lifetime. He meets Elton John and David Furnish, the couple who inspired Stephen to be open about his sexuality as well as many others.

This episode, Stephen travels to Uganda, where the government is considering a new law that would make homosexuality a capital crime - putting gay people to death for their sexuality. Stephen meets the men and women targeted by this proposed law and finds out the impact it is already having on their lives.

Stephen also travels to the USA to explore 'reparative therapy', which claims to offer a 'cure' for being gay. Whilst in the states, he looks at how Hollywood deals with the gay issue by talking to Neil Patrick Harris, an openly gay man who continues to land leading roles.

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Wed 13 Nov 2013 00:30

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Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • Alexandre Desplat

    Elizabeth & Tony

  • The Cinematic Orchestra

    To Build A Home

  • Louis Prima, Phil Harris & Bruce Reitherman

    I Wan'na Be Like You (The Monkey Song)

  • Alexandre Desplat

    Un Héros Très Discret - Sur la Corde Raide

  • Raymond Scott

    Sleepy Time

  • Julie Andrews

    The Rain In Spain

  • Pantha du Prince

    Particle

  • Nat King Cole

    Straighten Up And Fly Right

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Stephen Fry
Participant Neil Patrick Harris
Writer Stephen Fry
Series Producer Fergus O'Brien
Executive Producer Gina Carter
Executive Producer Mark Downie

Broadcasts

  • Mon 14 Oct 2013 21:00
  • Tue 15 Oct 2013 23:20
  • Wed 13 Nov 2013 00:20
  • Wed 13 Nov 2013 00:30

Interview with Stephen Fry

Interview with Stephen Fry

Stephen Fry talks about filming his new series, Out There.