Freddie and Stuart plan a small party to celebrate forty-nine years of being together. Violet has returned from Argentina for the event and is shocked when Ash alerts Stuart's mother Mildred to the fact as she is unaware that Stuart is gay. Freddie has also invited Judi Dench as they made a Smarties advert together 50 years earlier though nobody believes she will turn up. Mildred duly arrives and proceeds to criticize Stuart but Freddie amazes everybody by defending him and declaring how proud he is to have him as a lover. The party over, the telephone answering machine reveals a number of calls from Judi Dench,angry that nobody told her the address to come to. Written by
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Did You Know?
In "Anniversary," Ian McKellen
as Freddie invites Judi Dench
to the party, saying that they had worked on a candy commercial 40 years earlier. In 1979, Ian McKellen
and Judi Dench
appeared as Lord and Lady Macbeth in the Royal Shakespeare Company Production of 'A Performance of Macbeth (1979) (TV movie)'. See more
I see your mother's not here yet, Stuart.
No, not yet...
You'll know she's arrived when you hear the gates of Hell creaking open.
References Shakespeare in Love
Never Can Say Goodbye
Written by Clifton Davis
Performed by The Communards
Series theme song played over the opening credits See more