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Dates confirmed for League of Gentlemen return
Thursday 30th November 2017 @ 10:48 by Adam Higgins
Hadfield News

The BBC has confirmed when the new League of Gentlemen specials, which were filmed in parts of Hadfield, will be screened over the festive period. 

The three-part series, to mark the show’s 20th anniversary, will be shown over three nights on Monday 18, Tuesday 19 and Wednesday 20 December on BBC Two at 10pm.

To celebrate, the cast recreated some iconic film scenes as Tubbs and Edward, played by Steve Pemberton and Reece Shearsmith, transformed into Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio for their take on Titanic’s most famous mast scene when Rose DeWitt Bukater performs the ‘I’m flying’ scene with Jack Dawson.

Pemberton and Shearsmith will also be reunited with Mark Gatiss and Jeremy Dyson for the anniversary special, which will be one of the highlights of the BBC’s entire Christmas schedule which has now been unveiled.

As we have reported in recent months, cast and crew took to the streets of Hadfield as Glossopdale’s biggest village was turned into Royston Vasey to film the scenes, which are set to be watched by millions of people.

To get fans in the mood even more, the original three series of the hit TV comedy was recently re-run on BBC Four.

The series burst onto screens in 1999 after starting out as a series on BBC Radio 4 but came to an end in 2003.

READ MORE: Filming takes place for League of Gentlemen

 

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Caught on camera: Filming taking place on Station Road in Hadfield in preparation for the comedy’s comeback¬†