The show invites viewers into some very different No.9s, where the ordinary and mundane rub shoulders with the extraordinary and macabre.
Reviews
Popularity
338 ( 59)

Watch Now

on Amazon Video

Episodes

Seasons


Years



4   3   2   1  
2018   2017   2016   2015   2014  
3 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Psychoville (2009–2011)
Comedy | Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

A group of seemingly unrelated strangers all receive a mysterious note stating "I know what you did," which sends their lives into a downward spiral.

Stars: Reece Shearsmith, Steve Pemberton, Daniel Kaluuya
The League of Gentlemen (1999–2002)
Comedy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

An interweaving narrative chronicling the antics of such diverse characters as: a transsexual taxi driver, a family obsessed with hygiene and toads, a fiery reverend, a carnival owner who kidnaps women into marriage, and a xenophobic couple who run a local shop for local people.

Stars: Mark Gatiss, Steve Pemberton, Reece Shearsmith
Comedy | Fantasy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

The notorious fictional town of Royston Vasey is under threat and its inhabitants are forced to leave.

Director: Steve Bendelack
Stars: Mark Gatiss, Steve Pemberton, Reece Shearsmith
Nighty Night (2004–2005)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

While telling her husband he's dying, Jill sets her sights on the next door neighbour, Don. And torments his wife, who suffers from MS.

Stars: Julia Davis, Angus Deayton, Rebecca Front
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
...
 Andy / ... (17 episodes, 2014-2017)
...
 Archie / ... (17 episodes, 2014-2017)
Edit

Storyline

Be invited into some very different No. 9s, where the ordinary and mundane rub shoulders with the extraordinary and macabre. From a grand country house where a game of 'sardines' leads to some chilling revelations in a wardrobe; to a very oddly haunted house; to a blood-soaked actor's dressing room in London's West End; to the flat of an apparently happy primary school teacher who becomes the victim of a good deed; these unpredictable tales feature high comedy and claustrophobic horror by turns. Written by BBC

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

anthology | See All (1) »

Genres:

Comedy | Horror | Mystery

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

5 February 2014 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Внутри девятого номера  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Steve Pemberton stated in an interview (Mail 25 February 2017) that the only link between the stories is a small statue of a hare that he and Shearsmith place in each set. See more »

Connections

Featured in The Wright Stuff: Episode #20.60 (2015) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
A masterclass in dark humour
5 May 2015 | by (Portugal) – See all my reviews

When asked if the Voyager space probe should carry an audio recording of J. S. Bach's music, Carl Sagan (or possibly Freeman Dyson) supposedly replied: "That would just be showing off." If we assume aliens have any concept of dark humour and visual storytelling, the same could be said about this series.

The first three episodes are absolute masterpieces of their respective (quite different) styles, which is even more impressive when you realise they were all written and directed by the same people.

Episode 4 is probably the weakest of the first series, but episode 5 is fairly solid and the finale goes back to near perfection, manipulating the audience's assumptions to deliver a surprise even after we've learned to expect it.

The second series can't quite live up to the first. There are a few stylistic highlights (especially the 2nd and 4th episodes) and a few laughs (especially in episode 3), but the plots are more disjointed, the twists more predictable, the direction blander, the endings less satisfying. Even the order of the episodes somehow feels "wrong". It's still better than 99% of what's on TV, and definitely worth watching, but it won't humiliate alien film-makers as thoroughly as the previous season.


4 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?