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 6 - Royston Vasey and the Monster from Hell

The nosebleed epidemic claims a distinguished victim, and the Legz Akimbo Theatre Company misjudge the public mood.

Further details

Royston Vasey has been plunged into chaos. The nosebleeds are everywhere and the Army has arrived... it is like a plague has taken over.

David's bride has been chosen - it's Barbara the transsexual cabbie - but the big day is overshadowed by the bleeding orifices.

The police have a pretty good idea what is causing the deadly problem though, but the panicking locals decide to take matters into their own hands, misunderstanding what Benjamin means about the Local Shop. The locals set fire to the shop and, as it burns to the ground, Edward and Tubbs slow-dance to their demise.

Broadcast details

Friday 18th 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
Steve Pemberton Charlie Hull
Reece Shearsmith Stella Hull
Mark Gatiss Mr Chinnery
Steve Pemberton Herr Lipp
Reece Shearsmith Ollie Plimsolls
Steve Pemberton Dave Parkes
Mark Gatiss Phil Proctor
Reece Shearsmith Mrs Levinson
Mark Gatiss Hilary Briss
Reece Shearsmith Sam Chignell
Steve Pemberton Maurice Evans
Steve Pemberton Reenie
Reece Shearsmith Vinnie
Mark Gatiss Murray
Steve Pemberton Barbara Dixon (Voice)
Guest cast
Amanda Lockett Pram Woman
Megan De Wolf Chloe Denton
Rosy De Wolf Radclyffe Denton
Les Doherty Postman
Johnny Leeze Inspector Cox
Martina McClements Roberta Smart
Helen Lambert Eunice Evans
Roy Chubby Brown Mayor Larry Vaughan
Niall Ross Hogan (as Nial Ross Hogan) John
Jeillo Edwards Yvonne
Tim Beasley Police Officer
Edward Wiseman Young Homeless
Mark Gatiss Tony Bell
Ian Tully Man in Crowd
Jaqui Ross Actor
Paul H. Marshall Actor
Mike Flanagan Actor
Ian Ralph Actor
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

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