British Comedy Guide

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

Inside No. 9

BBC Two comedy drama created by Steve Pemberton and Reece Shearsmith. 18 episodes (3 series), 2014 - 2017. Stars Reece Shearsmith and Steve Pemberton.

Next new episode is on Tuesday at 10pm. Series 3, Episode 3
Catch-up on Episode 2 on BBC iPlayer

Series 3

Inside No. 9. Image shows from L to R: Celia Devonshire (Rula Lenska), Julian Devonshire (Steve Pemberton), Kathy Devonshire (Jessica Raine), Klaus (Reece Shearsmith), Toby Devonshire (George Bedford). Copyright: BBC.

Christmas Special: The Devil Of Christmas

First broadcast: Tuesday 27th December 2016

Julian Devonshire, his pregnant wife Kathy, their son Toby and mother in law Celia arrive at the alpine chalet for a family holiday.

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Inside No. 9. Image shows from L to R: Craig (Philip Glenister), Archie (Reece Shearsmith), Kevin (Jason Watkins), Malcolm (Steve Pemberton). Copyright: BBC.

2. The Bill

First broadcast: Tuesday 21st February 2017

A group of friends go for a night out at a local restaurant. Soon an argument erupts about who is going to pay the bill.

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Inside No. 9. Image shows from L to R: Professor Squires (Steve Pemberton), Nina (Alexandra Roach). Copyright: BBC.

3. The Riddle Of The Sphinx (Next)

NEW EPISODE: Tuesday 28th February 2017 at 10pm on BBC2

Nina thinks Professor Squires has all the answers when, actually, neither has a clue what the future holds.

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Inside No. 9. Image shows from L to R: Greg (Reece Shearsmith), Roger (Steve Pemberton). Copyright: BBC.

4. Empty Orchestra

NEW EPISODE: Tuesday 7th March 2017 at 10pm on BBC2

What better way to celebrate Roger's promotion than a full-on, old-school karaoke session? An evening of hopes, dreams, intrigue, romance, betrayal and an awful lot of singing.


Inside No. 9. Image shows from L to R: Louise (Keeley Hawes), David (Reece Shearsmith). Copyright: BBC.

5. Diddle Diddle Dumpling

NEW EPISODE: Tuesday 14th March 2017 at 10pm on BBC2

A couple's world is changed forever by a seemingly chance find in a local street. David and Louise and their daughter all live in their lovely house. But when David brings home a single black shoe, the new arrival becomes a life-changing obsession that threatens to come between all of them.


Inside No. 9. Copyright: BBC.

6. Private View

NEW EPISODE: Tuesday 21st March 2017 at 10pm on BBC2

An episode set around a private viewing at an art gallery.


Series 3 Trailer

Inside No. 9 is back in February with five brilliant tales. All different, but all set around the number '9'.

Featuring: Reece Shearsmith, Steve Pemberton.

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