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 4 - Death in Royston Vasey

Geoff, Mike and Brian take a disastrous detour on the way to the plastics convention, and the mayor is forced to make an appearance to calm growing public concern.

Further details

What day is it today? Why, it's Nude Day of course! Benjamin's life at the Dentons takes a turn for the stranger when he wakes up to find the couple naked, and they insist that they join him in the weekly tradition. Are they trying to make him appear mad?

Hilary takes delivery of some 'special stuff' and there's a nose bleed epidemic in Royston Vasey. Are the two things linked?

A poor dog suffering from awful flatulence is causing problems for Chinnery.

Broadcast details

Friday 4th February 2000
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Steve Pemberton Tubbs
Reece Shearsmith Edward
Reece Shearsmith Benjamin
Steve Pemberton Uncle Harvey
Mark Gatiss Auntie Val
Reece Shearsmith Geoff
Steve Pemberton Mike
Mark Gatiss Brian
Mark Gatiss Mr Chinnery
Steve Pemberton Herr Lipp
Reece Shearsmith Mrs Levinson
Mark Gatiss Iris
Mark Gatiss Hilary Briss
Reece Shearsmith Sam Chignell
Steve Pemberton Maurice Evans
Steve Pemberton Reenie
Reece Shearsmith Vinnie
Mark Gatiss Murray
Steve Pemberton Pop
Reece Shearsmith Henry
Steve Pemberton Ally
Steve Pemberton Barbara Dixon (Voice)
Guest cast
Blake Ritson Justin Smart
Chris Freeney Gary
Helen Lambert Eunice Evans
Roy Chubby Brown Mayor Larry Vaughan
Martin Crocker Paramedic
Alan Faulkner Dr. Mekos
Jennifer Lin (as Jennifer Lim) Lynne
Steve Pemberton Ava De Courcey
Mark Gatiss Ms Beasley
Reece Shearsmith Interviewer
Steve Pemberton Jed Hunter
Reece Shearsmith Pamela Doove
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


Pamela Doove's audition

Jed Hunter auditions Pamela for an orange juice commercial he's directing.

Featuring: Steve Pemberton (Jed Hunter), Reece Shearsmith (Pamela Doove).


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