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Series 1, Episode 3

Freddie has an important audition coming up, whilst Ash frets over the direction of his own career. Meanwhile, Violet reveals a sordid affair with a Hungarian.

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Vicious. Image shows from L to R: Freddie (Ian McKellen), Ash (Iwan Rheon). Copyright: Brown Eyed Boy / Kudos Productions

Freddie has an important audition coming up, whilst Ash frets over his own career. Freddie suggests that Ash pursues acting and teaches him the tricks of the trade. But, when Ash secures an acting role after just his first audition, Freddie is thrown into a state of depression, and Stuart must come up with a plan to renew his confidence.

Meanwhile, Violet seeks advice from Freddie and Stuart on her tumultuous love affair with her Hungarian boyfriend.

Broadcast details

Monday 13th May 2013
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Thursday 16th May 2013 10:35pm ITV1
Sunday 20th April 2014 9:30pm ITV3
Sunday 24th May 2015 10:00pm ITV3

Cast & crew

Derek Jacobi Stuart
Ian McKellen Freddie
Frances de la Tour Violet
Iwan Rheon Ash
Writing team
Gary Janetti Writer
Production team
Ed Bye Director
Gary Reich Producer
Jane Featherstone Executive Producer
Gary Janetti Executive Producer
Chris Wadsworth Editor
Mark Wybourn Editor
Harry Banks Production Designer

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