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Vicious: Season 1 (2013)




Critic Consensus: Vicious is old-school comedy made fresh again, elevated by a cast of comedy masters that includes Sir Ian McKellen and Derek Jacobi.


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A British sitcom about a graying gay couple with a fractious relationship.


Ian McKellen
as Freddie Thornhill
Derek Jacobi
as Stuart Bixby
Frances De La Tour
as Violet Crosby
Iwan Rheon
as Ash Weston
Marcia Warren
as Penelope
Christopher Villiers
as Gerard Wilkinson
Jonathan Readwin
as Shop Manager
Hazel Douglas
as Mildred Bixby
Judi Dench
as Herself
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Critic Reviews for Vicious: Season 1

All Critics (10) | Top Critics (7)

The show is, essentially, three dated, clichéd jokes told over and over again.

June 27, 2014 | Full Review…

It's a breath of fresh television air.

June 26, 2014 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Mr. McKellen and Mr. Jacobi attack their roles with gusto; they ensure that Vicious is a fun, farcical throwback.

June 30, 2014 | Full Review…

Vicious is a creepy, in style and attitude, retro serving of tea and hostility that's unworthy of the talents on board.

June 27, 2014 | Full Review…

Couple's relationship is groundbreaking, but jokes aren't.

July 8, 2014 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

As a jazz musician might do something lovely even with a banal melody, McKellen and Jacobi - baritone to tenor - make beautiful, dissonant music together.

July 1, 2014 | Full Review…

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