Daniel Samuel Lyons: The third child. A housing officer in Manchester. He’s friendly, diligent, hardworking and a homosexual. Loves his family. Has a strong social conscience, but finds that hard to maintain in an ever-changing world.
Daniel's is going out with Ralph, and they’re about to get married, but maybe Daniel said yes too soon...
While working with Ukrainian refugees, he meets Viktor Goraya, who he falls in love with. He has sex with Viktor for the first time after Trump sends a bomb to Hong Sha. He has a divorce with his husband Ralph and accepts Viktor Goraya as his new boyfriend. In 2027, he drowns on a boat while trying to help Viktor escape.
Played by Russell Tovey.