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Duration: 1 hour, 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland

Available for 10 days

Family comedy from the performers of Horrible Histories. Young Bill Shakespeare leaves Stratford to follow his latest dream, to be a playwright in London. Show more

Contributors

Bill Shakespeare/Lord Burghley/English Messenger:
Mathew Baynton
Earl of Crawley/Croydon/Juan Domingo/Sausage/Dmitri Alexandr:
Simon Farnaby
Anne Hathaway/Molly/Spanish Courtier/Body Collector:
Martha Howe-Douglas
Christopher Marlowe/Gabriel Montoya/Cynical Jester:
Jim Howick
Sir Francis Walsingham/Lope Lopez/Ian:
Laurence Rickard
King Philip II of Spain/Earl of Southampton/Grubby Thief:
Ben Willbond
Queen Elizabeth I:
Helen McCrory
Sir Richard Hawkins:
Damian Lewis
Francis Drake:
Justin Edwards
Sir Walter Raleigh:
Rufus Jones
Ramon/Sergeant:
David Crow

Ghosts

Series 1

Who Do You Think You Are?

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC One Channel Islands

Available for years

A young couple, struggling to buy a first home, think their prayers are answered when a distant relative bequeaths them a vast country house. The catch? It’s riddled with ghosts…
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Ghosts

Series 1

Gorilla War

Duration: 27 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC One North West

Available for years

When the ghostly visions return to haunt Alison, Mike must reassure her that there is a rational, medical explanation – a comforting theory about which he could not be more wrong. Show more

Ghosts

Series 1

Happy Death Day

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One South East

Available for years

With Pat’s family coming to commemorate his death, Pat begs Alison to pass on a message from beyond the grave, while she attempts to befriend the new builder. Show more

Ghosts

Series 1

Free Pass

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC One West

Available for years

Desperate for cash, Mike and Alison rent the house to a film crew making a period drama – a move that pushes both Thomas and the old house’s floorboards to breaking point. Show more

Ghosts

Series 1

Moonah Ston

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC One Scotland HD

Available for years

Alison’s attempt to win over their posh new neighbours with a swanky dinner party are thrown into chaos by Mary’s woeful catering and Robin’s desire to celebrate the lunar eclipse. Show more

Ghosts

Series 1

Getting Out

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC One Scotland HD

Available for years

When Mike and Alison consider selling Button House to a hotel chain, the ghosts come up with some get-rich-quick schemes to help the cash-strapped couple. Show more

Ghosts

Series 2

The Grey Lady

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland

Available for years

The fragile harmony at Button House is broken when a ghostly photograph goes viral, forcing Mike and Alison to try a new way of making money. Show more

Contributors

Captain:
Ben Willbond
Director:
Tom Kingsley
Producer:
Matthew Mulot
Executive Producer:
Alison Carpenter
Executive Producer:
Imogen Cooper
Executive Producer:
Debra Hayward
Executive Producer:
Alison Owen
Executive Producer:
Mathew Baynton
Executive Producer:
Simon Farnaby
Executive Producer:
Martha Howe-Douglas
Executive Producer:
Jim Howick
Executive Producer:
Laurence Rickard
Executive Producer:
Ben Willbond

Ghosts

Series 2

About Last Night

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland HD

Available for years

After a night of partying, Alison and Mike scramble to clean up the house for a venue viewing, and Alison tries to find out why the ghosts are acting so strangely.

Ghosts

Series 2

Redding Weddy

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland

Available for years

Alison and Mike grapple with the latest obstacle to nailing down an event booking, but they’re stymied by the Captain’s past coming back to haunt him. Show more

Ghosts

Series 2

The Thomas Thorne Affair

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland

Available for years

Thomas goes down memory lane with Alison, but the truth is muddied when the other ghosts tell their version of events. Mike struggles with his own memories of Alison’s past. Show more

Contributors

Robin/Humphrey's Head:
Laurence Rickard
Captain:
Ben Willbond
Isabelle:
Holli Dempsey
Officer's Friend:
Liran Nathan
Francis:
Al Roberts
Director:
Tom Kingsley
Producer:
Matthew Mulot
Writer:
Jim Howick
Executive Producer:
Alison Carpenter
Executive Producer:
Imogen Cooper
Executive Producer:
Debra Hayward
Executive Producer:
Alison Owen
Executive Producer:
Mathew Baynton
Executive Producer:
Simon Farnaby
Executive Producer:
Martha Howe-Douglas
Executive Producer:
Jim Howick
Executive Producer:
Laurence Rickard
Executive Producer:
Ben Willbond

Ghosts

Series 2

Bump in the Night

Duration: 27 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland

Available for years

It’s a nervous Mike’s first night alone in the house, when some uninvited guests set the ghosts on a mission to defend their treasured home. Show more

Contributors

Robin/Humphrey's Head:
Laurence Rickard
Captain:
Ben Willbond
Mini Cab Controller:
Mario Demetriou
Director:
Tom Kingsley
Producer:
Matthew Mulot
Executive Producer:
Alison Carpenter
Executive Producer:
Imogen Cooper
Executive Producer:
Debra Hayward
Executive Producer:
Alison Owen
Executive Producer:
Mathew Baynton
Executive Producer:
Simon Farnaby
Executive Producer:
Martha Howe-Douglas
Executive Producer:
Jim Howick
Executive Producer:
Laurence Rickard
Executive Producer:
Ben Willbond

Ghosts

Series 2

Perfect Day

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland HD

Available for years

The big day at Button House has arrived, but some freak weather disrupts everyone’s plans. Show more

Contributors

Captain:
Ben Willbond
Martin:
Raj Ghatak
Keith Darren Dean:
Simon Kane
Writer:
Jim Howick
Director:
Tom Kingsley
Producer:
Matthew Mulot
Executive Producer:
Alison Carpenter
Executive Producer:
Imogen Cooper
Executive Producer:
Debra Hayward
Executive Producer:
Alison Owen
Executive Producer:
Mathew Baynton
Executive Producer:
Simon Farnaby
Executive Producer:
Martha Howe-Douglas
Executive Producer:
Jim Howick
Executive Producer:
Laurence Rickard
Executive Producer:
Ben Willbond

Ghosts

Series 3

A Lot to Take In

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland HD

Available for years

A mysterious visitor arrives at Button House with a revelation that leaves Alison reeling. Mike has an epiphany on his first day at a new job, which causes Julian to remember his first day as a ghost. Show more

Ghosts

Series 3

The Woodworm Men

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One Channel IslandsLatest broadcast: on BBC One Scotland HD

Available for years

While Button House is being fumigated for woodworm, Alison and Mike decide to save some money and camp in the grounds, sending the ghosts’ routines off kilter.

Ghosts

Series 3

I Love Lucy

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC One Scotland HD

Available for years

Alison has invited Lucy to come to Button House for a sleepover, but after a concerning meeting with the solicitor, Alison must work out if Lucy is really who she says she is. Show more

Ghosts

Series 3

Part of the Family

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland

Available for years

While Alison and Mike gear up to make a big investment, the Captain and Kitty work together with the other ghosts to solve an unfolding mystery before it’s too late. Show more

Ghosts

Series 3

Something to Share?

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland HD

Available for years

When the ghosts try to sabotage Alison’s makeshift therapy session for Kitty, they unwittingly face their own demons. Mike’s desire to see the ghosts yields surprising results.

Ghosts

Series 3

The Bone Plot

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland HD

Available for years

When a documentary team comes to Button House to investigate a historical assassination plot, Alison and the ghosts are shocked to discover that it involved one of their own. Show more

Ghosts

The Ghost of Christmas

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Available for years

Mike is determined to host the perfect Christmas for his family, and Julian has a revelation that could help the ghosts rediscover the real message of Christmas. Show more