Bizarre comedy set in the fictional English town of Royston Vasey, whose inhabitants include a transsexual taxi driver, a family obsessed with cleanness that despise masturbation, an apathetic priest, a gypsy who kidnaps women to be his wives and a psychotic couple who runs a local shop for local people.Theme song by Joby Talbot.
Season 1 – Episode 1
Ben struggles to take in Auntie Val and Uncle Harvey’s incomprehensible house rules, while Martin poses a threat to the precious things in Tubbs and Edward’s Local Shop. At the local job center, Pauline is furious when someone lands an interview without her help. Taxi driver Babs makes middling progress through her sex change.
The episode was rated from 178 votes.
#2 – A Plague on Royston Vasey
Season 2 – Episode 3
Pen-obsessed Pauline tackles Ross about her job prospects or lack thereof, and Edward sets a trap to catch a bride for David. Butcher Hilary Briss has a problem with one of his “special” customers.
The episode was rated from 95 votes.
#3 – Royston Vasey and the Monster from Hell
Season 2 – Episode 6
Roysten Vasey is quarantined as the nosebleed epidemic claims a distinguished victim. The Legz Akimbo Theatre Group comes to town, and there is a wedding at the local shop.
The episode was rated from 78 votes.
#4 – Destination: Royston Vasey
Season 2 – Episode 1
The carnival comes to town and Pauline starts at the Restart Room as a jobseeker. Val makes a wish on a magic toad that brings back Benjamin. A nosebleed epidemic breaks out at the circus.
The episode was rated from 117 votes.
#5 – Nightmare in Royston Vasey
Season 1 – Episode 3
An employee working on the new road stumbles into the lair of Edward and Tubbs, breakfast at the Denton’s is not what Benjamin was expecting, and a tortoise has an unfortunate encounter with Dr. Chinnery.
The episode was rated from 110 votes.
#6 – The Road to Royston Vasey
Season 1 – Episode 2
Royston Vasey’s new road is under construction: good news for all the town’s inhabitants except Tubbs and Edward won’t this bring strangers to the town? Judee is off to Antigua for a luxury holiday; Pauline is holding a workshop in selling the Big Issue (a newspaper for the homeless), and Ben is trying to use the telephone at the Dentons. We meet butcher Hillary Briss, Henry and Ally, the video-viewers and Reverend Bernice, Royston Vasey’s outspoken lady vicar.
The episode was rated from 136 votes.
#7 – Escape From Royston Vasey
Season 1 – Episode 6
– Tubbs & Edward’s son David returns. Tubbs is thrilled, but Edward is resentful of his son-especially when he reveals he is responsible for the construction of “”newroad””! – Ben leaves Royston Vasey, taking with him a gift from the Dentons: an itemised bill covering expences incurred during his stay (phone calls, use of toilet tissue, etc). – Ross Reveals that he is really an employee for the Social Services. He has Pauline sacked, forcing her to hand over her pens! – Edward and David have a little chat. Facing away from Tubbs, he tells her that he no longer wants to build the road. Turning around to reveal his pig-nose, he declares “”I want to live locally””. Tubbs deserts David and Edward and leaves the shop. – Ben approaches Tubbs out on the moors, asking if she is local. Tubbs replies “”Yes, I am””, and they both head to the shop. Ben tells Tubbs that his friend who went missing had a pair of shoes just like hers. The credits roll…
The episode was rated from 95 votes.
#8 – The Beast of Royston Vasey
Season 1 – Episode 4
Chinnery examines the so-called “beast”, but has he correctly identified it? Also, the Legz Akimbo Theatre Company arrives to perform a play at the local school.
The episode was rated from 99 votes.
#9 – Anarchy in Royston Vasey
Season 2 – Episode 5
Pauline leaves her hostage with Mikey to go in search fo food. Geoff and Brian bury Mike alive, and Tubbs and Edward catch a no-tail. Lee finds that Creme Brulee has reformed without him.
The episode was rated from 83 votes.
#10 – Lust for Royston Vasey
Season 2 – Episode 2
The nosebleed epidemic continues. Pauline gets a new job as an assistant food science operative at Burger Me! Herr Lipp and students arrive on an exchange visit from Diusberg, and the guesthouse closes for a very private function.
The episode was rated from 98 votes.