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The League of Gentlemen 

An interweaving narrative chronicling the antics of such diverse characters as: a transsexual taxi driver, a family obsessed with hygiene and toads, a fiery reverend, a carnival owner who kidnaps women into marriage, and a xenophobic couple who run a local shop for local people.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Mark Gatiss ...  Various Characters / ... 22 episodes, 1999-2017
Steve Pemberton ...  Tubbs Tattsyrup / ... 21 episodes, 1999-2017
Reece Shearsmith ...  Edward Tattsyrup / ... 21 episodes, 1999-2017
Jeremy Dyson ...  Various Characters / ... 11 episodes, 1999-2002
Paul Hays-Marshall Paul Hays-Marshall ...  Barbara Dixon 9 episodes, 1999-2000
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An interweaving narrative chronicling the antics of such diverse characters as: a transsexual taxi driver, a family obsessed with hygiene and toads, a fiery reverend, a carnival owner who kidnaps women into marriage, and a xenophobic couple who run a local shop for local people.

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Comedy | Horror

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 June 2000 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Liga džentlmena See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(18 episodes) | (1 episode)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

In the original BBC Radio 4 series, the name of the town was "Spent", most of the sketches were spread across the first two television series and there were unique answerphone messages from a Papa Lazarou-like character. See more »

Quotes

Professor Erno Breast-Pinch'd: Excuse me madam, I am conducting a survey. Would it be all right if I asked you some questions?
Woman: All right.
Professor Erno Breast-Pinch'd: Question one: will you be prepared to have your breast pinched?
Woman: Pardon?
Professor Erno Breast-Pinch'd: I'll repeat the question. Would you be prepared to have your breast pinched?
Woman: Certainly not!
Professor Erno Breast-Pinch'd: Fine.
[writes]
Professor Erno Breast-Pinch'd: Refuses to have breast pinched. Ok, second question. Are you sure you don't want your breast pinched?
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Crazy Credits

In the final episode of the second season a carribean version of the theme was played. See more »

Connections

Featured in The Story of Light Entertainment: Radio Stars (2006) See more »

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Welcome to Royston Vasey. You'll never leave!
4 January 2004 | by Cristina520See all my reviews

'The League of Gentlemen' is a work of genius. Not only is it completely original, but it manages to combine horror with laughs, resulting to perhaps, a new breed of black comedy. Deterring from the reality-based storylines of the common modern comedy shows, the LoG goes on another direction, twisting the boundaries of the trite 'real' world, so as that it becomes a whole new freakishly morbid and surrealistic dimension. Don't get me wrong, it really isn't THAT twisted... or maybe it is... Anyway, its up for you to decide...

'The League of Gentlemen' is also strongly addictive. Yes, the tagline is correct... Welcome to Royston Vasey. You'll never leave!


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