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Rentaghost

BBC One sitcom about a group of ghosts. 58 episodes (9 series), 1976 - 1984. Stars Michael Staniforth, Edward Brayshaw and Anthony Jackson.

Press Clippings

Rentaghost is much bleaker than you remember

Rewatching Bob Block's 70s kids' sitcom for Halloween reveals some surprisingly scary themes at work.

Martin Belam, The Guardian, 31st October 2016

Ann Emery, star of Rentaghost, dies at 86

Ann Emery, the veteran actress who played Ethel Meaker in children's show Rentaghost, has died at the age of 86.

BBC News, 30th September 2016

Rentaghost latest British comedy to be picked up in USA

Eighties kids' sitcom Rentaghost is being turned into a Hollywood film starring Ben Stiller, according to reports by Variety.

Such Small Portions, 13th October 2011