Ghosts. Image shows from L to R: Robin (Laurence Rickard), Humphrey (Laurence Rickard), Mary (Katy Wix), Thomas (Mathew Baynton), Alison (Charlotte Ritchie), Kitty (Lolly Adefope), Mike (Kiell Smith-Bynoe), Captain (Ben Willbond), Pat (Jim Howick), Lady Button (Martha Howe-Douglas), Julian (Simon Farnaby). Copyright: Monumental Pictures.


BBC One sitcom about a group of ghosts. 19 episodes (3 series), 2019 - 2021. Stars Charlotte Ritchie, Kiell Smith-Bynoe, Mathew Baynton, Simon Farnaby and others.

Returns Monday 9th August. Episode Guide

Ghosts. Image shows from L to R: Mary (Katy Wix), Humphrey (Laurence Rickard), Kitty (Lolly Adefope), Alison (Charlotte Ritchie), Lady Button (Martha Howe-Douglas), Mike (Kiell Smith-Bynoe), Pat (Jim Howick), Thomas (Mathew Baynton), Captain (Ben Willbond), Julian (Simon Farnaby), Unknown. Copyright: Monumental Pictures.


Comedy about a group of ghosts inhabiting a crumbling country manor and its new living owners

2019 - 2021
19   (3 series)
Mathew Baynton, Simon Farnaby, Martha Howe-Douglas, Jim Howick, Laurence Rickard and Ben Willbond
Charlotte Ritchie, Kiell Smith-Bynoe, Mathew Baynton, Simon Farnaby, Martha Howe-Douglas, Jim Howick, Ben Willbond, Lolly Adefope and others
Mathew Baynton, Martha Howe-Douglas, Jim Howick, Laurence Rickard, Ben Willbond and Simon Farnaby
Tom Kingsley and Nick Collett
Matthew Mulot

The crumbling country pile of Button House is home to numerous restless spirits who have died there over the centuries - each ghost very much a product of their time, resigned to squabbling with each other for eternity over the most inane of daily gripes. But their lives - or, rather, afterlives - are thrown into turmoil when a young urban couple - Alison and Mike - surprisingly inherit the peaceful derelict house and make plans to turn it into a bustling family hotel.

As the ghosts attempt to oust the newcomers from their home, and Mike and Alison discover the true scale of the project they've taken on, fate conspires to trap both sides in an impossible house share, where every day is, literally, a matter of life and death.

Production Details

It's a live-in nightmare
Production company
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Broadcast details

First broadcast
Monday 15th April 2019 on BBC One at 9:30pm
Last new broadcast
Wednesday 23rd December 2020 on BBC One at 8:30pm
Length of episodes
30 minutes
Last repeat
Thursday 27th May 2021 at 2:35am on Gold

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