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

Date
Friday 4th February 2000
Time
10pm
Channel
BBC Two
Length
30 minutes

Repeats

    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 Dr 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
    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

    Video

    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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