Inside No. 9. Image shows from L to R: Steve Pemberton, Reece Shearsmith.

Inside No. 9

BBC Two comedy drama created by Steve Pemberton and Reece Shearsmith. 37 episodes (6 series), 2014 - 2021. Stars Reece Shearsmith and Steve Pemberton.

Another series is in development.
Series 5, Episode 1 is repeated on Gold on Friday 8th October at 10:40pm.

Inside No. 9. Image shows from L to R: Tabitha (Helen McCrory), Hector (Reece Shearsmith). Copyright: BBC.

Series 1, Episode 6 - The Harrowing

An episode set in a gothic mansion owned by a brother and sister who shut themselves away from the outside world.

Further details

Inside No. 9 knocks at its darkest door, where brother and sister Hector and Tabitha never go out and have to live in a carefully refrigerated gothic mansion. But tonight they have an event so special that a babysitter is required.

For Katy, the offer of £88 in the hand is too good to turn down. And, what could be so difficult about baby-sitting Andras, Hector and Tabitha's bedridden, disabled, elderly brother, whose bedroom is up on the top floor of the house?

Inside No. 9. Image shows from L to R: Tabitha (Helen McCrory), Hector (Reece Shearsmith). Copyright: BBC. Inside No. 9. Katy (Aimee-Ffion Edwards). Copyright: BBC. Inside No. 9. Hector (Reece Shearsmith). Copyright: BBC.

Broadcast details

Wednesday 12th March 2014
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Guest cast
Reece Shearsmith Hector
Helen McCrory Tabitha
Aimee-Ffion Edwards Katy
Poppy Rush Shell
Sean Buckley Andras
Writing team
Reece Shearsmith Writer
Steve Pemberton Writer
Production team
David Kerr Director
Adam Tandy Producer
Jon Plowman Executive Producer


I'm not a vampire

Hector assures Katy that his appearance can be deceiving.

Featuring: Reece Shearsmith (Hector), Helen McCrory (Tabitha), Aimee-Ffion Edwards (Katy).

Who lives here, The Munsters?

Katy's friend Shell is spellbound by the house.

Featuring: Aimee-Ffion Edwards (Katy), Poppy Rush (Shell).

Interview: A full on gothic horror

Steve and Reece explain how their love of horror films influenced The Harrowing.

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