Freddie and Stuart are an old gay couple who have been together for nearly 50 years. Their lives now revolve around entertaining their frequent guests and hurling insults at each other at every opportunity.
2,098 ( 61)

Watch Now

on Amazon Video





2   1  
2016   2015   2014  
4 nominations. See more awards »


Series cast summary:
 Stuart Bixby (14 episodes, 2013-2016)
 Freddie Thornhill (14 episodes, 2013-2016)
 Violet Crosby (14 episodes, 2013-2016)
 Ash Weston (14 episodes, 2013-2016)
Marcia Warren ...
 Penelope (12 episodes, 2013-2016)
 Mason (11 episodes, 2013-2016)


Vicious tells the story of partners Freddie and Stuart, who have lived together in a small central London flat for nearly 50 years. Constantly picking each other apart and holding on to petty slights for decades, Freddie and Stuart are always at each other s throats, cracking snide remarks aimed at the other s age, appearance and flaws. However, underneath their vicious, co-dependent fighting, they have a deep love for one another. Freddie and Stuart are often joined by feisty best friend Violet and Ash, their young, upstairs neighbor.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis







Release Date:

29 June 2014 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

To skarpe tunger  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs


Sound Mix:


Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
See  »

Did You Know?


Freddie Thornill (Ian McKellen) mentions several times that he was in Doctor Who (2005) and was voted 10th Popular Villain; McKellen did actually voice the Great Intelligence, a popular villain, in the Doctor Who: The Snowmen (2012). His co-star Derek Jacobi (Stuart Bixby) has also appeared as Professor Yana/The Master in Doctor Who: Utopia (2007). See more »


[repeated line]
Stuart Bixby: [to Ash] You remember our friend Violet?
See more »


Never Can Say Goodbye
Written by Clifton Davis (uncredited)
Performed by The Communards
Series theme song played over the opening credits
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

It has been too long since I laughed this hard and this much!
8 June 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I had my reservations after reading the reviews. After watching the First episode, no doubt - funny and original. Make sure you stick around for the third and you will not be able to let it go.

Stereotypical characters in a brand new light. Excellent casting, perfectly matched the roles and the actors. The witty and snappy comments compliment the new character types not too often seen on TV. Original script with lines you can use in an everyday life. I must admit - I stole some and already used a few.

Without a doubt, one of the best progressive comedies as of late.

A must see! However, a warning: if you are accustomed to the typical, safe boilerplate comedies, this will probably not be for you. If you lack the necessary humor it could be viewed as extremely offensive on several levels - not intended as such. If you watch comedies for sex, turn on the porn channel, because this replaced most of the sex with wit and humor.

56 of 62 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page