Channel 4的5集剧《这是罪》讲述80年代时三个男孩Ritchie（Olly Alexander饰）﹑Roscoe及Colin的故事，剧情长度将横跨10年。三名主角在18岁时离开家乡，带着希望﹑野心来到伦敦。然而当他们感染上爱滋病后（当年有发生血液污 染案，造成"Everything happens for a reason”
"god helps those who help themselves."
"My heart is with you."
"I apply to get into your life."
"My life is full because I know that I am loved."
"I figure life’s a gift, and I don’t intend on wasting it."
"Doubt is the key to knowledge."
"Sow nothing, reap nothing."
"I’m not a smart man, but I know what love is."
"I never look back. It distracts from the now."
" I like to present myself, I miss our past."
"No man is a failure who has friends."
"Fading is true while flowering is past."
"Beautiful things don't ask for attention."
"We accept the love we think we deserve."
"Every day without you is like a book without pages."
"I say what I believe."
"It is never too late to fall in love."
"Don't take the memory of the past to torture yourself."
"Thinking and letting go are two different things."
"If you can't walk together, pretend to be passing by."
"Bad times make a good man."
剧集还会讲述主角们的朋友﹑爱人﹑家人，他们将共同面对病情﹑被他人拒之门外﹑当时对同性恋者的偏见等。除了Olly Alexander外，其他演员包括Neil Patrick Harris﹑Keeley Hawes﹑Stephen Fry﹑Tracy Ann Oberman﹑Shaun Dooley﹑Omari Douglas﹑Callum Scott Howells及Lydia West。