Marley's Ghosts. Image shows from L to R: Adam Wise (John Hannah), Marley Wise (Sarah Alexander), Michael Walton (Nicholas Burns), Vicar (Jo Joyner). Copyright: John Stanley Productions.

Marley's Ghosts

Gold sitcom about a woman plagued by three ghosts. 9 episodes (2 series), 2015 - 2016. Stars Sarah Alexander, Jo Joyner, Nicholas Burns, John Hannah and others.

Marley's Ghosts. Image shows from L to R: Vicar (Jo Joyner), Gary Jarvis (Harman Singh), Tina Jarvis (Mina Anwar).

Series 1, Episode 3

The Vicar's developed an infatuation with neighbour Tina's son Gary, and Michael wants to give back to the world. When Adam learns of a daughter he never knew about we see him taking responsibility and proving to Marley that he would have been a good Dad.

Further details

The vicar is in love. Now she's dead she thinks she can actually have a life, and the object of her passion is Mrs. Jarvis's son, Gary. So they become inseparable - unbeknown to him.

Meanwhile back at home Marley is surprised to receive a visit from a complete stranger, and even more astonished when it seems her visitor, Beth, could possibly be a daughter that Adam didn't know he had.

And now that he's no longer alive, and although he can see her, Adam can't be part of her life - until, that is, fate comes calling, along with Beth's mum.

Broadcast details

Wednesday 14th October 2015
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Sarah Alexander Marley Wise
Jo Joyner Vicar
Nicholas Burns Michael Walton
John Hannah Adam Wise
Mina Anwar Tina Jarvis
Guest cast
Harman Singh Gary Jarvis
Beattie Edmondson (as Beattie Edmonson) Beth
Sarah Champion Susie
Auriol Smith Mrs. Hep
Writing team
Daniel Peacock Writer
Production team
Ben Gosling Fuller Director
Katie Mavroleon Producer
Layla Smith Executive Producer
Simon Lupton Executive Producer


Mourning with the ghost of your Dad

Beth and Gary go to see Adam's grave while the ghosts of Adam, Michael and the local vicar watch on.

Featuring: Harman Singh (Gary Jarvis), Beattie Edmonson (Beth), Jo Joyner (Vicar), Nicholas Burns (Michael Walton), John Hannah (Adam Wise).

Vicar has a crush on the neighbour's son

Marley catches the ghost of the local vicar being infatuated with the neighbour's son.

Featuring: Sarah Alexander (Marley Wise), Harman Singh (Gary Jarvis), Auriol Smith (Mrs. Hep), Jo Joyner (Vicar), John Hannah (Adam Wise), Mina Anwar (Tina Jarvis).


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