Hereford College of Arts Alumni Olly Alexander’s career has been blossoming and developing over the past few years.

His latest role in this year’s must-watch TV drama It’s A Sin.

What is It’s A Sin?

Episode 1 — September 1981. The lives of five friends converge in a flat together in London. But a distant threat means that life in the 80s might be all too precious.

Episode 2 — December 1983. Colin goes to New York. Meanwhile, when an old friend, Gloria, asks Jill for a strange favour, Jill becomes trapped in a world of lies as the shadow of AIDS gets closer.

Episode 3 — The Pink Palace flatmates are working, falling in love and finding their way in the world. But when terror strikes in the most unexpected way, they must fight like never before.

Episode 4 — March 1988. Ritchie embarks on a lonely journey home. Meanwhile, Jill is in danger, and Roscoe’s set to collide with Margaret Thatcher, as protests about the AIDS crisis begin.

Episode 5 — 1991. The flatmates rally round as they enter the darkest days of their lives. When Valerie (Keeley Hawes) goes on the warpath, it’s up to Jill to help Ritchie before it’s too late.

Read more about Olly’s role – Olly Alexander: “Aids drama ‘It’s A Sin’ is on another scale” (

Watch now – It’s A Sin – On Demand – All 4 (