BBC1 Ghosts: what day, date, time, channel is it on TV? Who’s in the cast and what is it about? Mathew Baynton, Charlotte Ritchie

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Ghosts is a brand new BBC1 comedy from the workforce behind Horrible Histories and Yonderland.

The six-part collection centres round younger couple Alison (Charlotte Ritchie) and Mike (Kiell Smith-Bynoe) who transfer to a decrepit nation manor they’ve inherited, with the intention of turning it right into a resort. Nevertheless, the assortment of spirits occupying the home produce other plans…

Discover out every part it is advisable find out about new BBC sitcom Ghosts under.

When is Ghosts again on TV?

The collection beforehand aired on BBC1 on Mondays at 9:30pm, beginning on 15th April 2019 – the second collection has but to be filmed however is prone to be launched in the subsequent day or so.

Will there be a collection 2 for Ghosts?

Sure – and a collection three! Quickly after the collection ended it was confirmed that the ghostly gang can be again for an additional run of episodes.

“We’re DEAD excited to be returning to BBC One for a second collection of Ghosts,” creators Mathew Baynton, Simon Farnaby, Martha Howe-Douglas, Jim Howick, Laurence Rickard and Ben Willbond stated in an announcement.

“We couldn’t have requested for a extra enthusiastic response to the present, and can’t wait to get haunting Button Home as soon as once more. We’d wish to thank Charlotte, Kiell, Lolly, Katy and our unbelievable crew for serving to us realise such a massively formidable venture. And thanks additionally to everybody at Monumental and the BBC for his or her tireless assist of what is clearly a ridiculous concept. We’re already exhausting at work on tales for collection two, and can’t wait to share them with you.”

And extra lately it was confirmed that Ghosts can be again for a 3rd collection as effectively, which means these explicit spectres shall be sticking round for some time but.

Is there a trailer for Ghosts?

Sure, it introduces us to Alison and Mike, and the ghosts aiming to scare them out of the home…

Who’s in the cast of Ghosts?

Ritchie, finest recognized for roles in Name the Midwife and Contemporary Meat, and Smith-Bynoe (Stath Lets Flats, Enterprice) lead the present as (alive and effectively) couple Alison and Mike.

Programme Name: Ghosts - TX: n/a - Episode: n/a (No. n/a) - Picture Shows: Mike (KIELL SMITH-BYNOE), Alison (CHARLOTTE RITCHIE) - (C) Button Hall Productions - Photographer: Mark Johnson

Katy Wix (The Windsors, Not Going Out), Lolly Adefope ( This Time with Alan Partridge) and Horrible Histories regulars Mathew Baynton, Simon Farnaby, Martha Howe-Douglas, Jim Howick, Laurence Rickard and Ben Willbond play the ghosts haunting Alison and Mike’s new dwelling.

Programme Name: Ghosts - TX: 15/04/2019 - Episode: n/a (No. 1) - Picture Shows: Lady Button (MARTHA HOWE-DOUGLAS), The Captain (BEN WILLBOND), Julian (SIMON FARNABY), Kitty (LOLLY ADEFOPE), Mary (KATY WIX), Thomas Thorne (MAT BAYNTON) - (C) Button Hall Productions - Photographer: Mark Johnson

(Left to proper) Martha Howe-Douglas, Ben Willbond, Simon Farnaby, Lolly Adefope, Katy Wix and Mathew Baynton

What’s Ghosts about?

As the trailer reveals, the collection sees younger couple Alison and Mike warring towards a group of ghosts from varied durations in historical past for the proper to occupy nation pile Button Corridor.

“Money-strapped Alison and Mike assume their goals have come true after they inherit a grand nation home, unaware that it’s falling aside and teeming with the ghosts of former inhabitants,” reads the official synopsis.

“The ghosts should act instantly to forestall the new house owners’ plans to show the home right into a resort. After their makes an attempt to hang-out them away fail miserably, Julian summons all of his telekinetic powers to push Alison out of a window.

“After settling again into their previous life / demise, the ghosts can’t consider it when the ‘livins’ return. Mike has financially shackled them to the mansion, and Alison can now see the ghosts.”

Is Ghosts too scary or impolite for youngsters?

Whereas the cast should be best-known for the sensible household pleasant Horrible Histories, Ghosts is going out at the post-watershed time of 9.30pm.

The comedy is extra grown-up, however the cast assume there is nonetheless loads to take pleasure in for youths who wish to keep up late or sneakily watch on iPlayer.

“We initially thought we’d do one thing that was grownup, and then we have been persuaded, most likely rightly, to maintain it pretty family-friendly,” Mat Baynton stated throughout a screening at the BFI & Radio Instances TV Competition.

Nevertheless, this being a comedy about Ghosts, there is the odd creepy scene to go along with the screams of laughter.

“It was going presumably to be pre-watershed, and the cause it couldn’t be was the scary stuff,” Baynton says. “However we haven’t written a lot of effin’ and jeffin’!”

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