In League with Mark Gatiss

May 31, 2022


Actor and writer Mark Gatiss reflects on his career so far – touching on shows including The League of Gentlemen, Sherlock and Dracula – and shares his journey to making feature-length drama The Amazing Mr Blunden.

For almost 30 years, Bafta- and Emmy-winning actor, comedian and writer Mark Gatiss has enjoyed a storied career both in front and behind the camera.

He is best known as a member of cult comedy troupe The League of Gentlemen and has gone on to star in a mixture of dramatic and comedic roles, from Doctor Who and Gunpowder to Game of Thrones, Taboo and Nighty Night.

As a screenwriter, he also notably created Sherlock and Dracula with Steven Moffat, has written numerous episodes of Doctor Who and regularly pens a Christmas ghost story for the BBC. Titles have included The Mezzotint, Martin’s Close and The Dead Room.

In this DQTV interview, Gatiss talks about his breakthrough with The League of Gentlemen and how reimagining Dracula started as a joke on the set of Sherlock. He also talks about remaking one of his favourite ever movies, The Amazing Mr Blunden, as a feature-length TV drama for Sky.

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