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The league of gentlemen

Author: Leon Hunt; British Film Institute.
Publisher: Basingstoke [England] ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan ; London : On behalf of the British Film Institute, 2008.
Series: BFI TV classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Leon Hunt's study examines "The League of Gentlemen's" status as a 'cult' comedy, and places it in the context of traditions of British comedy and Northern humour, horror and the Gothic.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hunt, Leon, 1961-
League of gentlemen.
Basingstoke [England] ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan ; London : On behalf of the British Film Institute, 2008
(OCoLC)649291910
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Leon Hunt; British Film Institute.
ISBN: 9781844572694 1844572692
OCLC Number: 226357069
Description: 154 pages : color illustrations ; 19 cm.
Contents: 1. Gentlemen --
2. Special Stuff --
3. Local --
4. Pandemonium Carnival --
5. Follow the Red Bag --
Postscript : Escape from Royston Vasey?
Series Title: BFI TV classics.
Responsibility: Leon Hunt.
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The League of GentlemenPart sitcom, part sketch show, part 'Kitchen Sink', part 'Northern Gothic', The League of Gentlemen is one of British television's most innovative and enduring comedy series.  Read more...

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'Throughout, Hunt balances fannish enthusiasm, which requires a witty tone, with academic rigour, which requires respectable footnotes.' - Kim Newman, Sight& Sound

 
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