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Rentaghost
Rentaghost

Rentaghost

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC One
  • 1976 - 1984
  • 58 episodes (9 series)

Childrens' comedy about an agency hiring out ghosts. Stars Michael Staniforth, Edward Brayshaw, Anthony Jackson, Michael Darbyshire, Betty Alberge and more.

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Key details

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
1976 - 1984
Channel
BBC One
Episodes
58 (9 series)
Stars
Michael Staniforth, Edward Brayshaw, Anthony Jackson, Michael Darbyshire, Betty Alberge, John Dawson, Ann Emery, Molly Weir and more
Writer
Bob Block
Director
David Crichton
Producers
Paul Ciani and Jeremy Swan
Company

Fred Mumford comes back from the dead with a business idea: Rentaghost, offering ghosts and poltergeists for hire. But the spooks on his staff, fussy Victorian Hubert Davenport and mischievous medieval jester Timothy Claypole, make the lively business of life after death a far from smooth affair...

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Additional details

Production
Studio
Picture
Colour
Soundtrack
Theme by Michael Staniforth, incidental music by Jonathan Cohen.

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Broadcast details

First broadcast
Tuesday 6th January 1976 at 5:15pm on BBC One
All previous repeats
  • Sunday 27th November 2022 at 7:05pm on BBC4 - Series 7, Episode 11

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