The League Of Gentlemen
first began on BBC Radio 4 back in 1997 after the team had scooped the Perrier comedy award at the Edinburgh Festival.
Those interesting times are long gone, yet this generation of instant messaging and blatant self-promoting is not any less needful of gentlemen
than the age of speakeasies and bespoke suits of our forefathers.
THE modern day dilemma of gentleman's etiquette came into sharp focus this week when the gentlemen
Prince Charles was photographed greeting someone with a man shake.
For any aspiring gentlemen
an easy way of checking your credentials is to ask yourself whether James Bond would do it.
He met the men who would join him in The League of Gentlemen
- Mark Gatiss, Steve Pemberton and Jeremy Dyson - while studying drama at Bretton Hall.
Career In 1997 the quartet won the Perrier Award, and their subsequent radio series, On the Town with The League of Gentlemen
, set in the fictional town of Spent, won a Sony Award.
About 20 years ago I was a Very Angry Young Feminist who would be apoplectic with rage at the notion of exclusive clubs for gentlemen
where women were forbidden entry.
London, June 20 ( ANI ): As the years pass by, the characteristics that define the "perfect" gentlemen
are rapidly changing.
Boxing has a long and proud tradition of producing gentlemen
- from Henry Cooper to Barry McGuigan, from Frank Bruno to Lennox Lewis, from Amir Khan to George Groves.
THEY WERE PORTLY GENtlemen
, pleasant to behold, and now stood, with their hats off, in Scrooge's office.
Preferred Dry Flies: The Dry Fly and the Nymph, Evolution and Conflict is an exceptional examination of the history of fly-fishing, an art that stretches back at least seven hundred years.
It just goes to show that, regardless of what we sometimes see in the papers, there are still kind gentlemen
to be found.
It encompasses ideas of heredity and behavior, wealth and manners, so that it can refer both to a privileged elite and "nature's gentlemen
," whose courtesy does not depend on wealth or position.
He lives in Penarth, the elegant "Garden by the Sea" that was once the coastal town of choice for gentlemen
and their ladies (the riff-raff went to Barry Island).
Stephen Higgins, Newbury managing director, says: "Ladies' Day is a popular event at Newbury and we thought it would be fitting to dedicate a day to gentlemen