On The Town With The League Of Gentlemen

Episodes

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01A Guest At The Dentons1997110620170528 (BBC7)
20200618 (BBC7)
The dark comedy about the 'local people' of Spent, before it hit TV.

The first incarnation of the award-winning black comedy, set in the town of Spent

Pauline the Restart Officer, Matthew Chinnery the Vet and Barbara the Cabbie - just some of the resident misfits of a remote Northern town.

The first incarnation of the award-winning black comedy, about the "local people" of Spent - before it hit TV.

Starring Mark Gatiss, Reece Shearsmith and Steve Pemberton.

Written by the cast and Jeremy Dyson.

The League of Gentlemen won a Perrier Edinburgh Festival award in 1997 and this radio series debuted in the same year. They also won a Sony Radio Award. The cult series switched to TV for three series on BBC 2 from 1999, plus stage shows and a feature film.

Producer: Sarah Smith

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 1997.

02Death By Mau Mau1997111320170604 (BBC7)There's a bug going round Spent. With Steve Pemberton, Reece Shearsmith and Mark Gatiss.

The first incarnation of the award-winning black comedy, set in the town of Spent

03Go To Joan Glover1997112020170611 (BBC7)
20200625 (BBC7)
A theatre troupe visit the school. With Steve Pemberton, Reece Shearsmith and Mark Gatiss.

The first incarnation of the award-winning black comedy, set in the town of Spent

An educational theatre troupe with an unusual agenda visit the school in the remote northern town.

The first incarnation of the award-winning black comedy, about the "local people" of Spent - before it hit TV.

Starring Mark Gatiss, Reece Shearsmith and Steve Pemberton.

Written by the cast and Jeremy Dyson.

The League of Gentlemen won a Perrier Edinburgh Festival award in 1997 and this radio series debuted in the same year. They also won a Sony Radio Award. The cult series switched to TV for three series on BBC 2 from 1999, plus stage shows and a feature film.

Producer: Sarah Smith

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 1997.

04Gunpowder, Treason And Plot1997112720170618 (BBC7)
20200702 (BBC7)
The locals get an unusual new guy for the bonfire. Pre-TV sketch show from November 1997.

The first incarnation of the award-winning black comedy, set in the town of Spent

The locals of the remote northern town get an unusual new guy for the bonfire.

The first incarnation of the award-winning black comedy, about the "local people" of Spent - before it hit TV.

Starring Mark Gatiss, Reece Shearsmith and Steve Pemberton.

Written by the cast and Jeremy Dyson.

The League of Gentlemen won a Perrier Edinburgh Festival award in 1997 and this radio series debuted in the same year. They also won a Sony Radio Award. The cult series switched to TV for three series on BBC 2 from 1999, plus stage shows and a feature film.

Producer: Sarah Smith

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in November 1997.

05The Wedding1997120420170625 (BBC7)
20200709 (BBC7)
Reg finds Barbara through the local dating agency. Pre-TV sitcom from December 1997.

The first incarnation of the award-winning black comedy, set in the town of Spent

Reg finds Barbara through the local Close Encounters dating agency.

The first incarnation of the award-winning black comedy, about the "local people" of the town of Spent - before it hit TV.

Starring Mark Gatiss, Reece Shearsmith and Steve Pemberton.

Written by the cast and Jeremy Dyson.

The League of Gentlemen won a Perrier Edinburgh Fesvital award in 1997 and this radio series debuted in the same year. They also won a Sony Radio Award. The cult series switched to TV for three series on BBC 2 from 1999, plus stage shows and a feature film.

Producer: Sarah Smith

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 1997.

06God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen1997121120170702 (BBC7)
20200716 (BBC7)
It's Christmas in the town of Spent, but which residents are celebrating?

The first incarnation of the award-winning black comedy, set in the town of Spent

It's Christmas! - but which town residents are celebrating?

The first incarnation of the award-winning black comedy, about the "local people" of Spent - before it hit TV.

Starring Mark Gatiss, Reece Shearsmith and Steve Pemberton.

Written by the cast and Jeremy Dyson.

The League of Gentlemen won a Perrier Edinburgh Fesvital award in 1997 and this radio series debuted in the same year. They also won a Sony Radio Award. The cult series switched to TV for three series on BBC 2 from 1999, plus stage shows and a feature film.

Producer: Sarah Smith

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 1997.