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. 13 episodes (2 series), 2019 - 2020. Stars Charlotte Ritchie, Kiell Smith-Bynoe, Mathew Baynton, Simon Farnaby and others.

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Ghosts. Image shows from L to R: Robin (Laurence Rickard), Captain (Ben Willbond). Copyright: Monumental Pictures.

Series 1, Episode 4 - Free Pass

A TV company comes calling, looking for an old house in which to film their period drama.

Further details

Fortune smiles on a cash-strapped Mike and Alison when a TV company come calling, looking for an old house in which to film their period drama.

But, to get the money in the bank, Alison must ensure the shoot goes without a hitch, despite a horde of curious ghosts, the house's crumbling floorboards and her crippling crush on the show's lead actor. Meanwhile, Thomas and Lady Button learn the meaning of a 'free pass', and Julian tries his luck on the gee-gees.

Broadcast details

Monday 6th May 2019
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
Caoilfhionn Dunne Director
Rory Fleck-Byrne Toby Nightingale
Caroline Guthrie Cathy
Elisabeth Hopper Miss Jane
Tom Mackley Manservant
Nicholas A Newman Sound Guy
John Omole Best Boy
Richard Thomson 1st AD Adam
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

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