The League Of Gentlemen. Image shows from L to R: Tubbs (Steve Pemberton), Edward (Reece Shearsmith). Copyright: BBC.

The League Of Gentlemen

BBC Two sitcom / sketch show set in an odd town. 22 episodes (3 series), 1999 - 2017. Stars Reece Shearsmith, Mark Gatiss and Steve Pemberton.

Series 2, Episode 2 - Lust for Royston Vasey

The nosebleed epidemic takes hold, Royston Vasey receives a visit from the flamboyant Herr Lipp and his students, and Pauline gets a job serving fries at Burger Me!

Further details

Guten tag, und willkommen to England! Is he misunderstood or a creepy pervert? German teacher Herr Lipp brings a coachload of schoolchildren and a dictionary of double meanings from Duisburg to Royston Vasey on an exchange trip. He is immensely looking forward to staying with Justin, the young, brooding schoolboy, but is not so keen on his mother Bobby.

Bitter Pauline and her gormless sidekick Mickey both get jobs at Burger Me, the local fast food joint, and Pauline seeks her revenge on evil Ross.

Dr Chinnery attempts some dental work on an iguana but is not successful to say the least.

And Benjamin, having spent some unwelcome time in the Local Shop, is being nursed back to health by the Dentons in that unique way only they know how.

Broadcast details

Friday 21st January 2000
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Steve Pemberton Tubbs
Reece Shearsmith Edward
Steve Pemberton Pauline
Mark Gatiss Mickey
Reece Shearsmith Ross
Reece Shearsmith Benjamin
Steve Pemberton Uncle Harvey
Mark Gatiss Auntie Val
Mark Gatiss Dr Chinnery
Steve Pemberton Herr Lipp
Mark Gatiss Iris
Reece Shearsmith Bernice Woodall
Steve Pemberton Pop
Mark Gatiss Al
Guest cast
Megan De Wolf Chloe Denton
Rosy De Wolf Radclyffe Denton
John Draycott Ice Cream Man
Sian Gibson (as Sian Foulkes) Tricia
Christine Furness Sunny Steele
Martina McClements Roberta Smart
Blake Ritson Justin Smart
Laurel Gibb Ice Cream Man's Wife
Liam Winston Ice Cream Boy
Mark Gatiss Haig (Film fan)
Mark Gatiss Alvin Steele
Mark Gatiss Mr Bamford
Reece Shearsmith Bobby Hart
Reece Shearsmith Dr Fish
Steve Pemberton Dr Lucas Wesley
Hope Johnstone Haig's Mother
Writing team
Mark Gatiss Writer
Reece Shearsmith Writer
Steve Pemberton Writer
Jeremy Dyson Writer
Production team
Steve Bendelack Director
Jemma Rodgers Producer
Jon Plowman Executive Producer
Will Yarrow Editor
Adam Windmill Editor
Peter Hallworth Editor
Sarah Kane Production Designer
Ruth Winn Production Designer
Grenville Horner Production Designer
Joby Talbot Composer

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