ITV confirms air date for last ever episode of ‘Vicious’

Ian McKellen and Derek Jacobi will return to ITV next month for one final episode of Vicious. The sitcom launched on ITV in April 2013 and will end with an extended hour-long special. Buy the complete Season 1-2 box set on Amazon here. Split into seasons, viewers will follow newly married couple Freddie Thornhill (Ian McKellen) and Stuart … >

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‘Vicious’ returns: Watch the Season 2 trailer

Ian McKellen and Derek Jacobi are back on ITV next month for a second season of Vicious. Written by Gary Janetti (Family Guy, Will & Grace), the sitcom follows ageing partners Freddie (McKellen) and Stuart (Jacobi). Season 2 begins at 9pm on Monday 1 June on ITV. Guest stars will include Georgia King as Ash’s … >

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‘Doctor Who’ and ‘Last Tango in Halifax’ nominated for LGBT awards

Doctor Who‘s ‘Deep Breath’ episode has been nominated at this year’s GLAAD Media Awards for its inclusion of Madame Vastra and Jenny. Season 8’s opener is up for ‘Best Individual Episode’ at the annual ceremony, which aims to recognise and honour representations of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community in the media. BBC One’s … >

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Ratings round-up: Eve Myles nurses 4.6m viewers with ‘Frankie’

The weekend saw both the BAFTAs and the FA Cup final take centre stage on many people’s screens, with the FA Cup scoring 4.96 million as Wigan Athletic won the prize for the first time. The BAFTAs pulled in their highest ratings since 2004, with over 6 million viewers seeing Olivia Coleman scoop a double win, with a 25.5% share rating.

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‘Vicious’: Episode 1 review

We don’t know what’s more impressive: that Shakespearean stalwarts Ian McKellen and Derek Jacobi are finally working together, or that it’s in an ITV sitcom which is actually funny.

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