An interweaving narrative chronicling the antics of such diverse characters as: a transsexual taxi driver, a family obsessed with hygiene and toads, a fiery reverend, a carnival owner who kidnaps women into marriage, and a xenophobic couple who run a local shop for local people.
Anthology series which mixes dark humor with genres like crime, horror or drama. The show invites viewers into some very different No.9s, where the ordinary and mundane rub shoulders with the extraordinary and macabre.
Rowan Atkinson and the cast of legendary comedy series Blackadder are back for this one-off documentary special to mark 25 years since the original BBC transmission in 1983. Featuring ... See full summary »
The live show has a combination of classic sketches from the series and, new sketches with old characters, and new sketches with new characters. All of the favourites make an appearance, Tubbs and Edward, Pauline, Geoff, Herr Lipp, Bernice, papa lazarou and the Dentons.
The new sketches are brilliant, especially the sketch called 'Scott', which I imagine was omitted from the series because it wouldn't fit in the world that is Roysten Vasey. Herr Lipp with his many innuendos,is absolutely hilarious, but i'm sure the poor audience member won't say so! The gents are on top form, especially Reece Shearsmith, who is very much a physical actor. He is especially brilliant as Papa Lazarou.
live at Drury lane is a fantastic sketch show that I would recommend to any League of Gentlemen fan.
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