League Of Gentlemen Live Again! dates announced

Friday 15th December 2017, 12:06pm

  • The League Of Gentlemen Live Again! will tour Britain in late Summer 2018
  • 18 dates have been announced during August and September
  • Tickets go on sale on Wednesday 20th December at 9am from Ticketmaster

Dates have been revealed for the previously announced new League Of Gentlemen stage tour.

The League Of Gentlemen Live Again! will tour Britain during August and September 2018, with 18 dates currently scheduled.

Promoters say: “The League Of Gentlemen will return to the stage in 2018 for their first UK tour in over 12 years with their brand new live show The League Of Gentlemen Live Again!. Beginning in Sunderland on 25 August 2018, the tour will see BAFTA Award winning comedy legends Reece Shearsmith, Steve Pemberton, Mark Gatiss and Jeremy Dyson bring their dark and unhinged fictional village of Royston Vasey to theatres and arenas across the country.”

The quartet say: “The League Of Gentlemen started as a live show over 20 years ago and in many ways performing in front of an audience gives us the biggest thrill of all. We’re overjoyed to be taking the citizens of Royston Vasey on a road-trip and can’t wait to see all the wonderful local places in our increasingly local country. Plus we’d already gone to the trouble of getting the costumes and learning the voices again for the TV show so we thought why not? Something to do isn’t it?”

Tubbs Tattsyrup added: “I’m so eccited to take my preshus things on tour agen I did a little brown fish! Do wee go to Swansea?”

Tickets go on sale on Wednesday 20th December at 9am from Ticketmaster. Prices start at £35.

25 August Sunderland, Empire
29 August Glasgow, SEC Armadillo
30 August Edinburgh, Playhouse
2 September Nottingham, Motorpoint Arena
5 September Oxford, New Theatre
7 September Cardiff, Motorpoint Arena
8 September Plymouth, Pavilions
12 September Brighton, Centre
14 September Birmingham, Arena
15 September Leeds, First Direct Arena
16 September Liverpool, Echo Arena
18 September Blackpool, Opera House
21 September Sheffield, City Hall
22 September Manchester, Apollo
25 September Bournemouth, BIC
27 September London, Eventim Apollo
28 September London, Eventim Apollo
29 September London, Eventim Apollo

The group’s previous live shows, Live At Drury Lane and 2005‘s dark pantomime reinterpretation, The League Of Gentlemen Are Behind You!, are both available on DVD.

Three new special episodes of the group’s TV series will be broadcast by BBC Two next week, nightly Monday – Wednesday.

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The League Of Gentlemen - Live At Drury Lane

A recording of the live stage show adaptation of The League Of Gentlemen’s hit television series about a dysfunctional northern town. The show is conceived in two halves, the first showcasing their pre-TV career material, the second a selection of sketches involving the darkly humorous cast of the television show, including Herr Lipp the German foreign-exchange teacher with a penchant for his young male students; Les from failed seventies rockers Creme Brulee; Tubbs and Edward the sinister owners of the ‘local shop’, and many more.

First released: Monday 19th November 2001

The League Of Gentlemen Are Behind You! - The Live Pantomime

Seasonal helping of The League Of Gentlemen – the popular TV comedy programme set in the perpetually creepy village of Royston Vasey.

The tradition of the great British panto is lampooned by the crackpot League Of Gentlemen team. The annual panto in Royston Vasey is at least as creepy and wacky as you’d expect.

First released: Monday 20th November 2006

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