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Banana: Series 1 (2015)

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Critic Consensus: With a focus on fun, Banana is sweeter and more appetizing than its Cucumber counterpart.

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Tv Season Info

Season 1 of Banana follows 8 different couple as they embark on different journeys of love, heartbreak and drama.

Cast

Fisayo Akinade
as Dean Monroe
Letitia Wright
as Vivienne Scott
Freddie Fox
as Freddie Baxter
Dino Fetscher
as Aiden Hawley
Dino Fetscher
as Aiden Hawley
Vincent Franklin
as Henry Best
Alex Frost
as Frank Godwin
Lynn Hunter
as Vanessa Moore
Sagar Arya
as Sunil Merchandani
David Fynn
as Bruce Bevis
Steve Toussaint
as Pete Monroe
Julie Hesmondhalgh
as Cleo Whitaker
Finn Atkins
as Lena Goth
Con O'Neill
as Cliff Costello
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Critic Reviews for Banana: Series 1

All Critics (10) | Top Critics (8)

It's worth noting that the first two episodes of Banana focus on queer people of color (Dean and a lesbian, Scotty, respectively) from different class backgrounds.

April 13, 2015 | Full Review…

Straight viewers might find themselves hooked on a Logo show for the first time. Folk are queer that way.

April 13, 2015 | Full Review…

These episodes of Banana are lovely self-standing short stories that build to revelatory moments, but then they also add scope and layers of depth to Cucumber.

April 13, 2015 | Full Review…

Logo upends the usual stereotypes by revealing the insecurities beneath the sexual bravado, the emotional inertia that can infect seemingly successful relationships, and the sexual obsessions and hang-ups that make us all human.

April 14, 2015 | Full Review…

Of the two series, Banana is more fun.

April 13, 2015 | Full Review…

When the tonal clash does work, however, there's real power to it.

April 14, 2015 | Full Review…

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