Principal photography has begun on the brand new season of Inside No. 9 with a host of well-known faces joining Steve Pemberton and Reece Shearsmith in a second series of the critically-acclaimed and award-winning BBC Two comedy.
Where else would you find Alice Lowe (Sightseers); Alison Steadman (Gavin & Stacey); Claire Skinner (Outnumbered); David Warner (Wallander); Jack Whitehall (Bad Education); Jane Horrocks (Trollied); Jim Howick (Horrible Histories); Julie Hesmondhalgh (Cucumber); Mark Benton (Waterloo Road); Michele Dotrice (Big School); Paul Kaye (Game of Thrones); Sheridan Smith (Mrs Biggs, Cilla) and Tom Riley (Da Vinci’s Demons) all queuing up to experience the unexpected twists and turns that await all those who dare enter No. 9.
Each individual story in the series will once again be set in a different location with completely new characters. From a sleeping car on a French train to a séance in a grand Victorian villa, and from a 17th century village to a volunteer call centre, this is an anthology of tales of the genuinely unexpected, where the ordinary and mundane rub shoulders with the extraordinary and macabre.
Steve and Reece are also making their joint directorial debut on two episodes in the new series.
“We are delighted to be handing over the keys to six new ‘No. 9’s’, we hope they will amuse, shock, horrify and surprise…but not necessarily in that order. Once again we have enjoyed working with some of the best comic talent in the country. Now we are getting old, it’s nice not to have to play all the parts.” – Steve Pemberton and Reece Shearsmith
Inside No. 9 will return to BBC Two later this year.