The League of Gentlemen review – a brilliantly twisted return to the stage
Sunderland Empire Exhilarating new material joins favourite vintage sketches as Mark Gatiss, Reece Shearsmith and Steve Pemberton bring their chilling creations to life again on tourTV tie-in live tours aren’t always artistic successes. Sometimes, they’re more about nostalgia than comedy... [Read More]
A date with the devil: Reece Shearsmith reveals source of his inspiration
As The League of Gentlemen prepare a UK tour, the co-creator of the dark comedy describes how a 1920s Swedish horror film ignited his love of black humourA journey into the black heart of the imagination of Reece Shearsmith is not a trip for the fainthearted. But that is what is on offer this month ... [Read More]
A date with the devil: Reece Shearsmith reveals source of his inspiration
As The League of Gentlemen prepare a UK tour, the co-creator of the dark comedy describes how a 1920s Swedish horror film ignited his love of black humourA journey into the black heart of the imagination of Reece Shearsmith is not a trip for the fainthearted. But that is what is on offer this month ... [Read More]
The League of Gentlemen announce 2018 UK tour
The dark comedy foursome are to hit the road, taking new show to ‘all the wonderful local places in our increasingly local country’Their three forthcoming reunion specials for the BBC are among this Christmas’s most anticipated television shows. Now, the League of Gentlemen have an... [Read More]
Jon Richardson: ‘The first series of The League Of Gentlemen blew my mind’
The standup and 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown team captain on what makes him laugh the mostLouis CK. The pressure was on as it was the first date for my future wife and me. We had a lovely time, save for her starting a fight with a man who sneezed on to the back of her head. I stayed out of it bec... [Read More]
Kieran Hodgson: ‘When I was 17 I decided to liven up a lasagne by putting bananas in it’
From Not The Nine O’Clock News to Anchorman, the standup reveals the things he finds the funniestThere’s a great video that no longer exists of a guy called Nick Sun trying to perform to an empty dancefloor at two in the morning a festival where everyone’s completely high and wants... [Read More]