Ghosts collection 5 has come to an finish, and sadly it’s the final ever run of the favored comedy – however the present WILL return for yet another Christmas particular in 2023.
The ultimate collection ended on Friday (November 10, 2023) leaving fans absolutely gutted. Nevertheless, there’ll be yet another probability to go to Button Home on the finish of the 12 months.
Right here’s every thing we all know in regards to the Ghosts Christmas particular in 2023, who’s returning, and when it airs.
***Warning: spoilers from Ghosts collection 5 forward***
The solid of Ghosts will return for a Christmas particular in 2023
Excellent news for Ghosts followers, because the residents of Button Home WILL return to BBC One quickly for one final Christmas particular.
BBC Comedy has confirmed that there will likely be yet another Ghosts Christmas particular in 2023. In October, the Ghosts workforce teased on social media: “The ultimate collection of Ghosts begins on Friday… However there could be one final current beneath the Christmas tree this 12 months #BBCGhosts.”
Though the precise particulars of the particular festive episode is being stored secret, we are able to anticipate the present will see the return of all of the Ghosts beloved characters. The collection is assured to exit with a bang – and most undoubtedly a child will likely be born!
The Beeb confirmed earlier this 12 months that the much-loved comedy Ghosts could be coming to an finish. The fifth and last collection got here to an finish this Friday.
The Ghosts Christmas particular has turn out to be a tv spotlight of the BBC One schedules. Almost six million viewers tuned into the 2022 festive edition, making it the most important comedy of the 12 months.
And don’t simply take our phrase for it! Chortle’s Steve Bennett mentioned: “This lovely comedy has rapidly turn out to be a Christmas staple.”
In the meantime, the Radio Occasions mentioned: “Ghosts continues to be among the many most purely enjoyable exhibits on British tv, however this 12 months’s festive episode packs a heavy punch by acknowledging the utter tragedy in its premise.”
Why is collection 5 of Ghosts be the final?
The BBC confirmed earlier this 12 months that collection 5 of Ghosts would be the final ever.
A press release from the broadcaster mentioned: “Filming has completed on the fifth collection of Ghosts which as we speak has been confirmed because the final. The workforce behind the smash-hit present have determined that after 5 collection it’s time to wave goodbye to the inhabitants of Button Home and concentrate on new tasks.”
The Ghosts workforce introduced: “After 5 unbelievable years haunting the halls of Button Home, now we have determined that the time is true to let our beloved sitcom Ghosts relaxation in peace. We’ve got simply wrapped filming on our fifth and last collection and we are able to’t wait to share it with you all later this 12 months.”
The announcement went on to say: “We might by no means have imagined the reception the present has loved, or the enjoyable now we have had making it, and we wish to thank our superb solid and crew in addition to everybody at BBC Comedy, BBC1 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.”
In the meantime, Director of Comedy on the BBC Jon Petrie mentioned: “We’re formally in mourning for the tip of this BBC Comedy Traditional. We will’t thank the Ghosts workforce sufficient for 5 unbelievable collection (to not point out some perfect Christmas Specials) and we are able to’t look forward to BBC viewers to see the ultimate collection. We sit up for working with the workforce on new tasks.”
Farewell, Button Home. Our beloved #Ghosts have determined it’s time to relaxation in peace.
The subsequent collection of hit BBC Comedy Ghosts would be the final
— BBC Press Workplace (@bbcpress) March 31, 2023
Ghosts Christmas particular 2023: Collection 5 ending defined
The fifth and last collection of Ghosts ended on Friday, November 10, 2023. The season finale introduced a giant shock for Alison. She lastly learnt that the near-death expertise which gave her the flexibility to see ghosts was not the accident she assumed it to be… As a substitute, Julian (Simon Farnaby) had pushed her from the window.
Julian dedicated the stunning crime in an effort to drive Alison and Mike from Button Home. Now, 5 collection on from Alison’s fall, she turns into intent on transferring away from Button Home for good after studying the reality.
The ghosts attempt to persuade Julian to apologise for his actions. However, you already know, that is Julian we’re speaking about. A corrupt politician who is just too proud to take accountability… Hmmm, positive sounds acquainted!
Nevertheless, simply as Alison and Mike are about to just accept the life-changing supply to promote their home to builders, Julian is lastly compelled to make a confession.
He mentioned: “I’m not sorry. In actual fact, I’m glad. I’m glad I did what I did as a result of had been it not for that, you’ll by no means have met us and our lives could be poorer for it.
“I’m not happy with my actions, Alison. After all I’m not. However I can’t fake to remorse them once they introduced with them this magic, this present, that we might have waited a lifetime for – a thousand lifetimes! I’m glad you discovered us, Alison. And I feel, in the event you’re trustworthy with your self, you’re glad that we discovered you. However you do as you have to. We gained’t stand in your means.”
Awwww…. After all, the speech does the job. And pregnant Alison adjustments her thoughts about promoting the home and turning it right into a golf resort. She concludes that the ghosts are “household”.
All five series of Ghosts are available on BBC iPlayer.
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