Ghosts. Image shows from L to R: Julian (Simon Farnaby), Humphrey's Head (Laurence Rickard), Thomas Thorne (Mathew Baynton), Fanny (Martha Howe-Douglas), Captain (Ben Willbond), Pat (Jim Howick). Copyright: Monumental Pictures.

Ghosts

BBC One sitcom about a group of ghosts. 6 episodes (1 series) in 2019. Stars Charlotte Ritchie, Kiell Smith-Bynoe, Mathew Baynton, Simon Farnaby and others.

Another series is in development.

Ghosts. Image shows from L to R: Alison (Charlotte Ritchie), Mike (Kiell Smith-Bynoe), Barclay Beg-Chetwynde (Geoffrey McGivern). Copyright: Monumental Pictures.

Series 1, Episode 5 - Moonah Ston

Learning that their posh neighbours have an ancient claim over their land, Mike and Alison throw a swanky dinner party to help resolve a thorny issue.

Further details

Learning that their posh neighbours have an ancient claim over their land, Mike and Alison throw a swanky dinner party to help resolve a thorny issue.

But with the ghosts her only guide to high-class decorum, the evening starts badly and only gets worse - thanks to Mary's woeful catering, Mike's clueless deal-making and Robin's raucous celebration of the lunar eclipse.

Elsewhere, the banished ghosts become obsessed with a TV sitcom. Will they shake off their obsession to help Alison in her hour of need?

Broadcast details

Date
Monday 13th May 2019
Time
9:30pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Charlotte Ritchie Alison
Kiell Smith-Bynoe Mike
Mathew Baynton Thomas Thorne
Simon Farnaby Julian
Martha Howe-Douglas Fanny
Jim Howick Pat
Laurence Rickard Robin
Ben Willbond Captain
Lolly Adefope Kitty
Katy Wix Mary
Laurence Rickard Humphrey's Head
Guest cast
Yani Alexansandrov Humphrey's Body
Geoffrey McGivern (as Geoff McGivern) Barclay Beg-Chetwynde
Sophie Thompson Bunny Beg-Chetwynde
Writing team
Martha Howe-Douglas Writer
Laurence Rickard 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
Mike Holliday Editor
Amy Maguire Production Designer
Arthur Sharpe Composer
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