Full Cast Announced For PSYCHOVILLE

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Yes, all you observant folk have already recognized the men in the picture as being three quarters of the brilliant League of Gentlemen but, alas, I'll have to ask you to ignore the tall man in the middle because Mark Gatiss in not involved in what I'm about to talk about. Too busy writing novels and other shows, I suppose ... anyway ...

Two of the founding members of the League - Steve Pemberton and Reece Shearsmith - have been hard at work on a new show for BBC2 for a good while now. Titled Psychoville it's finally ready to go into production and they've just announced the full cast: Dawn French, Christopher Biggins, Dame Eileen Atkins and Nicholas Le Prevost will be joining the two former League-ers. French should need no introduction, really, as is the case for anyone with 'Dame' in front of their name, while Biggins is a long time veteran of British television and appeared in The Rocky Horror Picture Show, while Nicholas Le Prevost has racked up sixty screen credits in a career going back to the late seventies. So clearly the originating duo went out looking to add some experience to their cast and came back having landed some rather large fish.

A recent article in the UK's Guardian outlines some of the plot points for this new one, which sounds every bit as odd and brilliant as the League ...

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