Ghosts is coming to an finish on BBC One. The sequence will finish with its fifth season, which has simply wrapped manufacturing. Ben Willbond, creator and star, revealed the sequence’ cancellation in a put up shared on his Twitter account.
— Ben Willbond (@benwillbond) March 31, 2023
Charlotte Ritchie, Kiell Smith-Bynoe, Martha Howe-Douglas, Mathew Baynton, Simon Farnaby, Lolly Adefope, Laurence Rickard, Ben Willbond, Katy Wix, Jim Howick, and Yani Xander additionally star within the sequence, which follows the residents of Button Home – each dwelling and lifeless.
BBC revealed extra concerning the sequence ending in a press launch.
“Filming has completed on the fifth sequence of Ghosts, which at present has been confirmed because the final. The workforce behind the smash-hit present have determined that after 5 sequence it’s time to wave goodbye to the inhabitants of Button Home and give attention to new initiatives.
The Ghosts workforce introduced on social media at present: “After 5 unimaginable years haunting the halls of Button Home, we’ve determined that the time is correct to let our beloved sitcom Ghosts relaxation in peace. We’ve simply wrapped filming on our fifth and closing sequence and we will’t wait to share it with you all later this 12 months.
“We might by no means have imagined the reception the present has loved, or the enjoyable we’ve had making it, and we wish to thank our wonderful forged and crew in addition to everybody at BBC Comedy, BBC One and Monumental Tv for his or her tireless help
However most of all we’d wish to thank everybody who watches. Mathew, Martha, Simon, Jim, Laurence and Ben x”
Jon Petrie, Director of Comedy on the BBC says: “We’re formally in mourning for the tip of this BBC Comedy Basic. We will’t thank the Ghosts workforce sufficient for 5 unimaginable sequence (to not point out some good Christmas Specials) and we will’t await BBC viewers to see the ultimate sequence. We stay up for working with the workforce on new initiatives.”
Alison Carpenter, Inventive Director at Monumental says: “We’re so pleased with Ghosts, and notably the way in which that audiences have taken it to their hearts. We couldn’t be extra grateful for the creativity, expertise and laborious work that each single forged and crew member has dropped at it over the 5 sequence, beginning with the good creators and stars of the present. The Ghosts household is a really comfortable one, and we’ll miss it.”
Ghosts stars writers and creators Mathew Baynton, Simon Farnaby, Martha Howe-Douglas, Jim Howick, Laurence Rickard and Ben Willbond, with Lolly Adefope, Charlotte Ritchie and Kiell Smith-Bynoe.
Within the upcoming fifth sequence Alison (Charlotte Ritchie) and Mike (Kiell Smith-Bynoe) start exploring different means of constructing ends meet and ponder a brand new chapter that might have an enormous impact on the Ghosts’ (after) lives.
The fourth sequence launched in Autumn 2022, and has been nominated for a BAFTA for Finest Scripted Comedy. It was the most important comedy sequence of the 12 months when it comes to audiences throughout broadcast TV with 5.7 million viewers tuning in for episode 1 (30 days knowledge).”
What do you think? Are you unhappy to see Ghosts finish on BBC?