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.


You're my wife now.

Papa Lazarou (Reece Shearsmith)

For those of you not in the know, The Big Issue is a magazine. It's a bit like Bunty, but written by tramps.

Pauline (Steve Pemberton) in Series 1, Episode 2

Oh they've arrived. Did you know that this afternoon some of you lot are going to be watching a play instead of doing proper lessons? It's going to be performed by Legz Akimdo Theatre Company and it's a show about homosexuality aimed at 9 to 12-year-olds. Some people call this Theatre in Education, I call it Aids in a Van.

Bernice Woodall (Reece Shearsmith) in Series 1, Episode 4
Harvey Denton to Benjamin

Perhaps you're a naturally slothful person, sluggish and indolent. A dawdling flaneur, content to waste his life spread-eagled on the pillows, forever indulging himself in the pleasures of the palm.

Uncle Harvey (Steve Pemberton) in Series 1, Episode 3