Comedy Ghosts returns to our screens this month, with the highly anticipated BBC show set to give us more fun paranormal activity.
There have already been two rounds of the program, with a third in production since the coronavirus pandemic.
The Horrible Histories and Yonderland crew are behind much of the action, and we can expect some more hilarious gags and fun jokes over the course of the final season.
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You might want to know, then, when does Ghosts air on the BBC, who will be in the cast and what can we expect from the latest series? Here is the truth.
When does Ghosts season 3 start on the BBC?
The third set of Ghosts is set to air on BBC One starting Monday, August 9, 2021, with a time to be announced.
The season is expected to be available on BBC iPlayer once it airs, but nothing has been confirmed yet.
You can also expect weekly episodes of the show, so every Monday will mark the start of the next part of the show.
Who is in the cast of BBC Ghosts?
Charlotte Ritchie stars as Alison, while Kiell Smith-Bynoe stars as Mike in the smash hit comedy. There are also other famous faces. Here are the main ones.
Charlotte Ritchie (Alison)
Charlotte Ritchie plays the main character Alison in BBC Ghosts.
She is also known for playing nurse Barbara Hereward in the BBC’s blockbuster period drama Call The Midwife.
Charlotte’s other acting credits include BBC Three’s sitcom Siblings, Channel 4’s Fresh Meat, and E4’s Dead Pixels.
Kiell Smith-Bynoe (Mike)
Kiell Smith-Bynoe plays the protagonist, Mike, in the BBC series.
He is also known for playing Tarone Vincent in the hugely popular BBC drama Death In Paradise.
Some of Kiell’s other acting roles include BBC Three’s Man Like Mobeen, the Enterprice comedy-drama, and Channel 4’s Stath Lets Flats.
Simon Farnaby (Julien)
Simon Farnaby plays the late parliamentarian Julian Fawcett in the BBC’s Ghosts.
He is also known for playing Philip Peters in the BBC Four BAFTA-winning comedy Detectorists, which aired from 2014 to 2017.
Some of his other acting credits include the 2015 BBC film Bill, comedy film Mindhorn, and the animated sequel Paddington 2.
Ben Willbond (The Captain)
Ben Willbond stars as a member of the military who died in WWII, The Captain, on the BBC series.
Ben has played a variety of roles, most notably in the BBC’s Horrible Histories series where he played historical figures including Alexander the Great.
Some of his other work includes acting credits in the BBC sitcom series Rev, The Thick of It by BBC Four, and the BBC comedy Inside No 9.
Larry Rickard (Robin the caveman)
Larry Rickard plays one of the series’ oldest ghosts, Robin the Caveman and Humphrey, in the BBC series.
He is probably best known for playing studio reporter Bob Hale on the BBC’s Horrible Histories series.
Some of his other comedy and television works include the BBC One comedy, Tracey Ullman’s Show, and Channel 4’s Balls of Steel.
Lolly Adefope (kitten)
Lolly Adefope plays the positive, uplifting ghost of Kitty, who tried to befriend Alison during series one and two.
She is known for appearing on Channel 4’s Loaded and the Taskmaster game show, but has also appeared in the American comedy Miracle Workers, alongside Daniel Radcliffe.
There are a number of other famous faces appearing in the show. They understand:
What to expect in Ghosts season 3 on BBC
The BBC teased what we can expect in the third series of Ghosts in a Press release on its website.
The story continues with Alison and Mike, who inherited an elegant country estate called Button House.
It’s not just a simple heirloom, however, as the couple discover the property is falling apart and is home to many ghosts.
It wasn’t until a group of historical documentaries came to film at the estate that they discovered an assassination plot involving one of their own.
Elsewhere, Mike tries to convince Alison to agree to a TV interview on the old property, but she’s nervous to speak to the camera.
One of the ghosts is there to help her and improve her confidence, but is it enough to get what Mike wants?