Harold and Ethel Meaker live in South Ealing and run 'Rentaghost' where they rent ghosts out to the public. Over the years many ghosts came and went but the main Rentaghost crew consisted ...
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Fred's parents pay a visit, as Rentaghost embark on a new venture in storage, using Claypole's powers to shrink objects. Unfortunately his mischievous side becomes dominant and he decides to shrink ...
Harold and Ethel Meaker live in South Ealing and run 'Rentaghost' where they rent ghosts out to the public. Over the years many ghosts came and went but the main Rentaghost crew consisted of Timothy Claypole - a jester at the court of Queen Matilda (The Dreaded Tyrant of the Twelfth Century), Hazel the McWitch - the ghost of a Scottish witch who was recruited during the rentapotion venture, Nadia Popov - a Dutch ghost who still suffered from hay fever and had a habit of 'popping off' whenever she saw a flower, Fred Mumford - originally founded Rentaghost after becoming a ghost in a shipping accident six months previously and ran the business for a short time, Hubert Davenport - a distinguished Victorian gentleman, Harold Meaker - originally the spooks landlord but later took over the business when Fred Mumford couldn't keep up with the rent and Ethel Meaker - Harold's wife who fancies herself as a bit of a singer. The Meaker's next-door neighbours, Rose and Arthur Perkins, were ...Written by
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The character name "Timothy Claypole", would later (re-)appear in later series of the BBC comedy series "Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps" originally broadcast between 2001-2011. Clearly a lovingly reference to the "Rentaghost" character. The later Tim, would also be a theatrical comic relief character. See more »
At 33 years of age I remember the early series as well as the later, and the opening bars of that bloody programme filled me with dread as my best friend always had to rush in from playing outdoors to see the damn thing with me in toe. Not the most fun 30 minutes of my young life waiting to get back outside. Now - Ulysses, that was something much better. "Flying through all the galaxies..."
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