Ghosts, an upcoming BBC comedy from the same writing/performing team that gave us Horrible Histories and Yonderland, has added Katy Wix and Lolly Adefope to its cast. Here’s all the info…
Slated for a release on BBC One, Ghosts will tell the spooky/funny tale of a group of spectres living in an old country mansion together.
Full details of Katy Wix and Lolly Adefope’s characters are yet to be confirmed, but we do know that these popular comedians will be playing two of the ghosts. They join a cast that includes Charlotte Ritchie, Kiell Smith-Bynoe, Mathew Baynton, Simon Farnaby, Martha Howe-Douglas, Jim Howick, Laurence Rickard and Ben Willbond.
As for the show’s story, Chortle shared this fairly sizeable description from the Beeb:
“The crumbling country pile of Button Hall is home to numerous restless spirits who have died there over the centuries – each ghost very much a product of their time, resigned to squabbling with each other for eternity over the most inane of daily gripes.”
“But their lives – or, rather, afterlives – are thrown into turmoil when a young urban couple – Alison and Mike – surprisingly inherit the peaceful derelict house and make plans to turn it into a bustling family hotel. As the ghosts attempt to oust the newcomers from their home, and Mike and Alison discover the true scale of the project they’ve taken on, fate conspires to trap both sides in an impossible house share, where every day is, literally, a matter of life and death.”
The 6-part series is expected to arrive on BBC One next year.