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
    Rob Kitzmann Director of Photography
    Yves Barre Costume Designer
    Vanessa White Make-up Designer
    Joby Talbot Composer

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