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Like the look of the new ITV comedy 'Vicious'

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sensesworkingovertime Thu 25-Apr-13 20:08:00

Stars Ian McKellen and Derek 'Del Boy' Jacobi, coming on next Monday, it looks pretty funny from the clips I've seen so far on website. I'm a huge DJ fan anyway (have been since the BBC repeated 'I Claudius' in 1986) so I'm looking forward to it smile

ComposHat Tue 30-Apr-13 20:49:50

I agree, in the run up to the first episode there was something on Front Row about vicious being groundbreaking and brave. It really isn't. It seems like a throwback to John Inman/Frankie Howerd amd does nothing to break down the screaming queen stereotype.

It isn't as brave as Julian & Sandy and that was on 50 years ago when homosexual acts were illegal.

Davros Wed 01-May-13 10:05:54

I will give it another chance as a first episode is often the worst. I do agree about the old poofter cliches though. It is written by two men, at least one of whom is gay. Whatever that might mean??!!

bulletproofgerbil Wed 01-May-13 21:03:58

I'm with you limitedperiod. The stereotype of two bitchy queens is bad. I'm also surprised at I McK and DJ agreeing to be in something so bad. If I was a guy man I think I'd be really narked at this dated, inappropriate portrayal of a gay relationship. Won't be watching again.

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