It’s a Sin star Seyan Sarvan found Lizbeth with a little help from Lady Hale and fearless, trailblazing women like her
Actor Seyan Servan, who plays Lizbeth Farooqi in It’s a Sin, spoke to PinkNews about representation, stereotypes and how Lady Hale helped her on her journey towards finding her character.
Though it’s the men who are largely front and centre in It’s a Sin, the hit drama also shows how standing right behind them were an army of women who cared and fought for the victims of the AIDS crisis.
One of those women is Lizbeth Farooqi, a powerhouse lawyer who, in episode three, helps to free Colin (Callum Scott Howells) from the stark hospital ward he is being detained.
Lizbeth is a queer Muslim woman, the sort of character that’s rarely – if ever – seen on screens, prompting actor Seyan Sarvan to receive an outpouring of well wishes, applause, and touching
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