Monday, 20 July 2009
If you've got access to BBC2 you've got to watch it tomorrow - Tuesday 21st - at 9pm, if only because some programme scheduler has been poking around inside my head and asking themselves "Well, what would make Janine Ashbless as horny as all hell? Why, how about a 6-part drama about the paintings and sex-lives of the Pre-Raphaelite artists, starring that nice young man Aidan Turner from Being Human as Dante Gabriel Rossetti? Yeah, that'd do it."
And so they created Desperate Romantics.
Sadly, being the BBC and being too thick to have heard of viral advertising, they haven't made the trailer available on YouTube. To see today's moving Eyecandy you need to go to the Desperate Romantics webpage where you can watch it. But the real eyecandy is at the bottom of the page: Turner reading one of Rossetti's sonnets and doing Sultry for all he's worth.
And once it's aired the first episode will be available for a week on iPlayer - with luck you might even be able to stream it from regions abroad.
I have a feeling it's going to inspire some erotic fiction...