PBS will air the British sitcom
'Vicious' starting in July.
According to Deadline
Hollywood, the first episode will air on Sunday, July 6 at 10:30
Vicious, originally titled
Vicious Old Queens, looks at the lives of elderly gay couple
Freddie (played by Ian McKellen), a retired actor, and Stuart (Derek
Jacobi), a former barman.
Jacobi and McKellen are gay in real
The 6 30-minute episode series is
written by Gary Janetti, a former writer and executive producer of
the Fox animated series Family Guy and
NBC's Will & Grace.
In a teaser clip
from the show released by British network ITV, Stuart and Freddie are
sitting on a couch sipping tea.
“So who were you
squawking at on the phone just now?” Freddie asks.
“Did you finally
tell her about us?”
“I'm waiting for
the right time.”
“It's been 48
years,” Freddie responds. (The video is embedded on this page.
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