Mark Gatiss has confirmed that The League Of Gentlemen will be reuniting for an anniversary special.
Over the years there have been rumours about the comedy group getting back together with Jeremy Dyson, Mark Gatiss, Steve Pemberton and Reece Shearsmith having previously met up to discuss the idea. However, it is only this week that they have confirmed they will be making a new comedy special.
Currently details are limited, Gatiss posted on Twitter earlier today: “You may be pleased to know that we’re planning a ‘League’ anniversary special!” The message was confirmed by Shearsmith and Dyson.
The BBC has been keen to make more of The League Of Gentlemen, and last year the Corporation revealed it was “highly receptive” to the idea of the show returning.
Discussion of a reunion first surfaced in October 2014 when the group met for lunch to discuss plans, and there have been a number of headlines since speculating about a reunion.
It is not yet known when the reunion special will be made, but Shearsmith has previously mentioned that 2019 would be a good year for a new TV special, as it would mark 20 years since they introduced their dark world and characters to television.