List of The League of Gentlemen episodes
The following is a list of episodes from the BBC television comedy series The League of Gentlemen. The programme began its first series on 11 January 1999 and continued to air for three series until 31 October 2002. In that period, 18 regular episodes of 30-minutes in length aired, as well as a single 60-minute Christmas special.
All dates refer to terrestrial UK showings and exclude satellite.
|Series||Episodes||Originally aired||DVD release date|
|1||6||11 January - 15 February 1999||13 November 2000|
|2||6||14 January - 18 February 2000||15 October 2001|
|X||1||27 December 2000||25 November 2002|
|3||6||26 September - 31 October 2002||10 November 2003|
Series 1 (1999)
|#||Title||Original air date||Viewing figure|
|1||"Welcome to Royston Vasey"||11 January 1999||-|
|Benjamin Denton arrives in Royston Vasey to stay with his relatives: Uncle Harvey; Auntie Val; and twin cousins Chloe and Radclyffe. His friend Martin drops into Tubbs and Edward Tattsyrup's local shop; and we are introduced to pals/workmates Geoff, Brian, and Mike; and to Restart Course leader Pauline.|
|2||"The Road to Royston Vasey"||18 January 1999||-|
|Tubbs and Edward deal with a pair of construction workers on the new road. Meanwhile, Pauline continues her brutal treatment of the unemployed; and we are introduced to Les McQueen, a former musician whose glory days are long behind him.|
|3||"Nightmare in Royston Vasey"||25 January 1999||-|
|Dr. Chinnery tries a new method of treating an old woman's pet tortoise's anaemia, and Geoff goes to Lance's joke shop to get a treat to secure his being best man at Mike's wedding.|
|4||"The Beast of Royston Vasey"||1 February 1999||2.33 million|
|Primary school drama group "Legz Akimbo" give a talk on homosexuality entitled "Everybody Out". Meanwhile, the zoo goes missing and the corpse of a grotesque beast is found on the moor.|
|5||"Love Comes to Royston Vasey"||8 February 1999||2.28 million|
|While Mike and Cheryl tie the knot and Geoff gives a memorable best-man speech, Barbara places an ad in the lonely-hearts column and gets a reply from an unexpected caller. Also, Henry and Ally torment a man when watching Trois Couleurs Bleu in the cinema.|
|6||"Escape from Royston Vasey"||15 February 1999||2.23 million|
|Tubbs and Edward find out that the construction manager for the dreaded "New Road" is their son David, who has not been "local" in the long time since he left to attend university in London.|
Series 2 (2000)
Christmas Special (2000)
Series 3 (2002)
Shows and Films
- A Local Show For Local People/Live at Drury Lane (Stage show/DVD, 2001)
- The League of Gentlemen's Apocalypse (Feature film, 2005)
- The League of Gentlemen Are Behind You (Stage show/DVD, 2006)
- "League of Gentlemen: Series 1 (DVD)". BBC Shop. Retrieved 5 August 2009.
- "League of Gentlemen: Series 2 (DVD)". BBC Shop. Retrieved 5 August 2009.
- "League of Gentlemen: The Christmas Special (DVD)". BBC Shop. Retrieved 5 August 2009.
- "League of Gentlemen: Series 3 (DVD)". BBC Shop. Retrieved 5 August 2009.
- Weekly Top 30 Programmes. See relevant week. BARB.