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.

Ghosts

BBC One sitcom about a group of ghosts. 13 episodes (2 series), 2019 - 2020. Stars Charlotte Ritchie, Kiell Smith-Bynoe, Mathew Baynton, Simon Farnaby and others.

Returns Wednesday 23rd December at 8:30pm. Episode Guide

Ghosts. Image shows from L to R: Kitty (Lolly Adefope), Thomas (Mathew Baynton), Mary (Katy Wix), Captain (Ben Willbond), Pat (Jim Howick). Copyright: Monumental Pictures.

Series 1, Episode 1 - Who Do You Think You Are?

Cash-strapped Alison and Mike think their dreams have come true when they inherit a grand country house, unaware that it's falling apart and teeming with the ghosts of former inhabitants.

Further details

Cash-strapped Alison and Mike think their dreams have come true when they inherit a grand country house, unaware that it's falling apart and teeming with the ghosts of former inhabitants.

The ghosts must act immediately to prevent the new owners' plans to turn the house into a hotel. After their attempts to haunt them away fail miserably, Julian summons all of his telekinetic powers to push Alison out of a window.

After settling back into their old life / death, the ghosts can't believe it when the 'livins' return. Mike has financially shackled them to the mansion, and Alison can now see the ghosts.

Broadcast details

Date
Monday 15th April 2019
Time
9:30pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Charlotte Ritchie Alison
Kiell Smith-Bynoe Mike
Mathew Baynton Thomas
Simon Farnaby Julian
Martha Howe-Douglas Lady Button
Jim Howick Pat
Laurence Rickard Robin
Ben Willbond Captain
Lolly Adefope Kitty
Katy Wix Mary
Laurence Rickard Humphrey
Guest cast
Yani Alexansandrov Humphrey's Body
Richard Durden Solicitor
Ed Kear Dave Houses
Ania Marson Heather Button
Anya McKenna Bruce Jemima
Steve Oram Terry
Writing team
Mathew Baynton Writer
Jim Howick Writer
Hugo Lynch Script Editor
Production team
Tom Kingsley Director
Matthew Mulot Producer
Alison Carpenter Executive Producer
Debra Hayward Executive Producer
Alison Owen Executive Producer
Kate Daughton Executive Producer
Mathew Baynton Executive Producer
Simon Farnaby Executive Producer
Martha Howe-Douglas Executive Producer
Jim Howick Executive Producer
Laurence Rickard Executive Producer
Ben Willbond Executive Producer

Videos

Welcome to the house

Alison and Mike, a cash-strapped young couple struggling to buy their first home, think their prayers are answered when a distant relative bequeaths them a sprawling country estate.

Featuring: Charlotte Ritchie (Alison), Kiell Smith-Bynoe (Mike), Mathew Baynton (Thomas), Simon Farnaby (Julian), Martha Howe-Douglas (Lady Button), Jim Howick (Pat), Laurence Rickard (Robin), Ben Willbond (Captain), Lolly Adefope (Kitty), Katy Wix (Mary).

Is Alison losing her mind?

Alison finds herself hounded by a ghostly gaggle.

Featuring: Charlotte Ritchie (Alison), Mathew Baynton (Thomas), Simon Farnaby (Julian), Martha Howe-Douglas (Lady Button), Jim Howick (Pat), Laurence Rickard (Robin), Ben Willbond (Captain), Lolly Adefope (Kitty), Katy Wix (Mary).

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