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Rentaghost (BBC-1 1976-1984 with Michael Staniforth and Anthony Jackson)

UK / BBC One / 57×25 minute episodes 1×40 minute episode / Broadcast 1976-1984 9 seasons + 1 special

Creator: Bob Block / Theme Music: Michael Staniforth / Special Effects: Bill King / Producer: Jeremy Swan

Fantasy children’s sitcom. A bunch of ghosts hire themselves out, usually with disastrous consequences.

cast
MICHAEL STANIFORTH as Timothy Claypole
ANTHONY JACKSON as Fred Mumford
MICHAEL DARBYSHIRE as Hubert Davenport
EDWARD BRAYSHAW as Mr Meaker
ANN EMERY as Ethel Meaker
JOHN DAWSON as Mr Mumford
MOLLY WEIR as Hazel MacWitch
SUE NICHOLLS as Nadia Popov
CHRISTOPHER BIGGINS as Adam Painting





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