Philip Glenister and Jason Watkins join new ‘Inside No. 9′

The first guest stars for the new season of BBC Two’s Inside No. 9 have been revealed.

Steve Pemberton and Reece Shearsmith’s dark anthology comedy series will return later this year with six new episodes. Each film will again be set in a different location with all-new characters.

Being Human actor Jason Watkins has confirmed that he and Life on Mars star Philip Glenister will appear together in one of the new stories.

Jason Watkins

Watkins tweeted: “Completed filming joyful #InsideNo9 with @ReeceShearsmith #PhillipGlennister and #StevePemberton. Can say nothing but its going to be fab!!”

Reece Shearsmith ‏replied: “You were amazing as ever Jason. Very lucky to have you.”

Inside No. 9 launched in February 2014 and the second season concluded on BBC Two last April.

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Season 3 is currently filming.

Previous guest stars have included Gemma Arterton, Denis Lawson, Sheridan Smith, Timothy West, Anna Chancellor, David Warner, Alison Steadman, Tamsin Greig, Jane Horrocks and Jack Whitehall.

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