[Mark] died incredibly quickly. It was 11 days from diagnosis to death. He thought he was just suffering from asthma as he routinely did but then got diagnosed [with AIDS]. Of course these days he would have been given some antiretroviral medication and that would have been it – but we didn’t have such treatment then so we lost him really quickly, really early on and it was an absolute tragedy.
[Ben Schnetzer’s portrayal is] breathtakingly realistic. It’s a bit scary actually because it’s like Mark has come to life again."
LGSM co-founder Mike Jackson, on Mark Ashton’s death (x)
The real Mark Ashton:
Ben Schnetzer as Mark Ashton:
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