The League of Gentlemen
Jeremy, Mark, Steve and Reece were introduced via mutual friends whilst studying in Wakefield and Leeds. Discovering they all had a penchant for dark humour and horror films, they began writing together in 1994. ‘The League Of Gentlemen was created in 1995, with a show at London s Cockpit Theatre, and followed by a weekly showcase at the Canal Café in London s Little Venice. The quartet took the show to Edinburgh s Fringe Festival in 1996 and gained encouraging press reviews. They returned the following year to scoop the prestigious Perrier Award. A season at Her Majesty s Theatre, Haymarket, London followed, spawning a 6-part series for Radio 4, entitled On The Town With The League Of Gentlemen. The show picked up the Sony Silver Award in 1998, and they were granted a series for BBC2. With a regular 2.5 million viewers, and a second series under their belts.
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Are Behind You Tour 2005
Always to be relied on to deliver the unpredictable and unexpected, The League of Gentlemen's autumn/winter tour promises some 'seasonal surprises' which will anticipate and play homage to the traditional end-of-year predominance of pantomime. 'There will be much fun to be had', is all they are prepared to reveal about their plans to take their unique brand of comedy back on the road for the first time since 2001.