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The League of Gentlemen: Scripts and That
The hilarious scripts of the BBC multi-award winning comedy series are presented here in one volume along with early drafts of the scripts, mini biographies of each character, unseen pictures, and early drawings from the writers.
Hardcover, 603 pages
Published October 1st 2003 by BBC Books
(first published 2003)
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Research shows that one way people deal with stress is to simply ignore it. Reading this book is an effective way to accomplish this task. Dyson and friends are marvelously-hideously-fiendishly-unbelievably black. The marriage of horror and humor in the text is a balm to all who find life absurd.
This book contains allt he scripts for every epsiode of the television series of the League Of Gentlemen, still much mourned by myself. I loved the show and lover th ebig book format, it is dotted with cut out scenes, personal doodles, drawings, never seen pcitures and shooting schedules etc. This probably won't be for anyone who isn't a big fan, but for me it is superb and I'll hopefully now stop being corrected for mis quoting them :)
This volume pulls together all the scripts from the T.V series' and the T.V specials as well as plenty of background material from mini bios of the characters to backstage photos and random notes, annotations and sketches from the cast and crew. Again I'm not a great one for reading scripts but these were rather enjoyable, particularly getting to read those scenes that had been cut from the final shows and seeing how the characters were brought to life backstage (some amazing make-up jobs undert ...more
Jeremy Dyson is an English screenwriter and, along with Mark Gatiss, Steve Pemberton and Reece Shearsmith, a participant in The League of Gentlemen. He has also created and co-wrote the popular west-end show Ghost Stories.More about Jeremy Dyson...