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High Spirits with Shirley Ghostman 

Comedian Marc Wootton adopts the persona of one Shirley Ghostman, a psychic able to contact dead celebrities.
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Marc Wootton ...  Shirley Ghostman / ... 8 episodes, 2005
Patrick Stewart ...  Narrator 8 episodes, 2005
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Comedian Marc Wootton adopts the persona of one Shirley Ghostman, a psychic able to contact dead celebrities.

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English

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1 March 2005 (UK) See more »

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(8 episodes)

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Stereo

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1.78 : 1
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Shirley Ghostman: [Possessed] Colonel Sanders!
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Featured in Comedy Summit: The World's Ultimate Prankster (2011) See more »

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Quite possibly the best comedy ever on TV
30 June 2006 | by Writermo1See all my reviews

Marc Wootton is a genius, plain and simple. High Spirits has got to be one of the best executed dark comedies I've seen since Strangers with Candy. In a time when British comedy has become so ridiculously "wacky", we get a helping of High Spirits just in time. This is right up there with A League of Gentlemen and The Office. From my understanding, this show was going to BBC1 until Marc appeared on Jonathan Ross. I actually watched a replay of that episode on Youtube and thought it was brilliant. Apparently, the British public weren't amused and the Jonathan Ross show got a lot of complaints, so High Spirits never made it to BBC1. Thankfully, it made it to BBC America where we had a chance to enjoy this brilliant show. Now please bring us My New Best Friend also starring Marc. From what I hear, it is even funnier than High Spirits.


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