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 3, Episode 5 - Beauty and the Beast (Or, Come into My Parlour)

The launch of Judee Levinson's beauty salon proves to be a great success, thanks to Charlie Hull's unexpected skill as a masseur. Meanwhile, Neds and Tris have a night-time adventure in Maxie Power, the home-made, crime-solving car.

Further details

Charlie Hull's handy work at Mrs Levinson's Spit & Polish beauty salon makes him a big hit. But his unexpected promotion brings some surprising emotions to the surface. Does Charlie really love Tony?

Meanwhile Ned, the Knight Rider-obsessed but well-meaning dim wit, springs into action with his friend Tris and their crime-fighting car, Maxine-Power, when he suspects a crime. But does he honestly expect to come out on top against some of Royston Vasey's hardest thugs?... er, no!

And Professor Breastpinch'd takes to Royston Vasey's streets with a consumer poll, but is not very successful.

Broadcast details

Thursday 24th October 2002
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Steve Pemberton Charlie Hull
Reece Shearsmith Mrs Levinson
Mark Gatiss Iris
Guest cast
John De Main Luigi
Neil Bell Mandy
Gary Damer Trish
Steve Hillman Repton
Ned Irish Ned's Grandad
John Jardine Mr. Heap
Roz McCutcheon Lady Massage Client
Mark Gatiss Tony Bell
Mark Gatiss Neds
Mark Gatiss Professor Erno Breastpinch'd
Reece Shearsmith Keith Drop
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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