In just under three weeks time the people of Scotland go to the polls to decide whether they want to become an independent country. It’s certainly causing a lot of interest in the UK, even if many other countries aren’t entirely sure what all the fuss is about and why Scotland would want to hive off from the the lands to its south.
So what better way to explain it that by recasting the debate as a gay rom-com?
That’s what Bob Denham has done with the four-part web series United Queendom, which follow Damien Hughes’ Scott and Daniel Page’s Adrian, who bicker and talk about whether they should split up and if they do, how they should deal with such vital issues as the profits from Scott’s bath oils business (mirroring the issue of what to do with money from North Sea oil).
Page commented to Pinknews, “Politics should be poked fun at. I think it is actually a way of people engaging, and in a way understand[ing] what is going on.”
Take a look at the trailer and five teasers below, with the four-part series due to start properly soon. [Read more...]