Goodnight Sweetheart. Image shows from L to R: Yvonne Sparrow (Emma Amos), Gary Sparrow (Nicholas Lyndhurst), Phoebe Sparrow (Elizabeth Carling). Copyright: Alomo Productions / BBC.

Goodnight Sweetheart

BBC One sitcom about a time traveller. 59 episodes (6 series), 1993 - 2016. Stars Nicholas Lyndhurst, Dervla Kirwan, Elizabeth Carling, Michelle Holmes and others.

Series 6, Episode 10 is repeated on Gold tomorrow at 7:20am.

Goodnight Sweetheart. Image shows from L to R: Yvonne Sparrow (Emma Amos), Gary Sparrow (Nicholas Lyndhurst), Phoebe Sparrow (Elizabeth Carling). Copyright: Alomo Productions / BBC.

Goodnight Sweetheart

Whilst walking around the East End, TV repairman Gary Sparrow is transported back to 1940 where he begins to live a second life

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
1993 - 2016
Channel
BBC One
Episodes
59   (6 series)
Starring
Nicholas Lyndhurst, Dervla Kirwan, Elizabeth Carling, Michelle Holmes, Emma Amos, Christopher Ettridge, Victor McGuire, David Ryall and David Benson
Writers
Maurice Gran, Laurence Marks, Gary Lawson, John Phelps, Sam Lawrence, Geoff Rowley and Paul Makin
Directors
Robin Nash, Terry Kinane and Nic Phillips
Producers
John Bartlett and Nic Phillips

Whilst walking around the East End of London, television repairman Gary Sparrow is transported back in time to 1940, although he doesn't immediately realise it. When Gary discovers that he can travel between the 1990s and the 1940s at will, he quickly - and a little unwittingly - develops a double life and begins committing adultery.

Whilst he has a family in the 1940s, he still has a wife in the 1990s so he continues to live both lives with the help of best friend Ron. However, when the time comes to choose, will he go for wife, or wife and child?

Production Details

Part of

Landmark Sitcom Season

Production companies
Laugh track
Live audience

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Thursday 18th November 1993 on BBC One at 8:30pm
Last new broadcast
Friday 2nd September 2016 on BBC One at 9pm
Upcoming repeats
  1. Series 6 Episode 10: Tomorrow at 7:20am on Gold
  2. Series 1 Episode 1: Tomorrow at 7:50am on Gold
  3. Series 3 Episode 10: Monday at 6pm on Forces TV
  4. Series 3 Episode 11: Monday at 6:40pm on Forces TV
  5. Series 4 Episode 1: Monday at 7:20pm on Forces TV
  6. Series 1 Episode 1: Tuesday at 8:30am on Gold
  7. Series 1 Episode 2: Tuesday at 9:10am on Gold
  8. Series 3 Episode 11: Tuesday at 6pm on Forces TV
  9. Series 4 Episode 1: Tuesday at 6:40pm on Forces TV
  10. Series 4 Episode 2: Tuesday at 7:20pm on Forces TVShow all repeats
  11. Series 1 Episode 2: Wednesday at 8:55am on Gold
  12. Series 1 Episode 3: Wednesday at 9:35am on Gold
  13. Series 4 Episode 1: Wednesday at 6pm on Forces TV
  14. Series 4 Episode 2: Wednesday at 6:40pm on Forces TV
  15. Series 4 Episode 3: Wednesday at 7:20pm on Forces TV
  16. Series 1 Episode 3: Thursday at 9am on Gold
  17. Series 1 Episode 4: Thursday at 9:40am on Gold
  18. Series 4 Episode 2: Thursday at 6pm on Forces TV
  19. Series 4 Episode 3: Thursday at 6:40pm on Forces TV
  20. Series 4 Episode 4: Thursday at 7:20pm on Forces TV
  21. Series 1 Episode 4: Friday at 8:25am on Gold
  22. Series 1 Episode 5: Friday at 9am on Gold
  23. Series 4 Episode 3: Friday at 6pm on Forces TV
  24. Series 4 Episode 4: Friday at 6:40pm on Forces TV
  25. Series 4 Episode 5: Friday at 7:20pm on Forces TV
  26. Series 1 Episode 5: Saturday 27th April at 8:20am on Gold
  27. Series 1 Episode 3: Saturday 27th April at 9am on Gold
  28. Series 1 Episode 4: Monday 29th April at 9am on Gold
  29. Series 1 Episode 6: Monday 29th April at 9:40am on Gold
  30. Series 4 Episode 4: Monday 29th April at 6pm on Forces TV
  31. Series 4 Episode 5: Monday 29th April at 6:40pm on Forces TV
  32. Series 4 Episode 6: Monday 29th April at 7:20pm on Forces TV
  33. Series 1 Episode 6: Tuesday 30th April at 8:30am on Gold
  34. Series 2 Episode 1: Tuesday 30th April at 9:10am on Gold
  35. Series 4 Episode 5: Tuesday 30th April at 6pm on Forces TV
  36. Series 4 Episode 6: Tuesday 30th April at 6:40pm on Forces TV
  37. Series 4 Episode 7: Tuesday 30th April at 7:20pm on Forces TV
  38. Series 2 Episode 1: Wednesday 1st May at 3:15am on Gold
  39. Series 2 Episode 1: Wednesday 1st May at 8:10am on Gold
  40. Series 2 Episode 2: Wednesday 1st May at 8:50am on Gold
  41. Series 4 Episode 6: Wednesday 1st May at 6pm on Forces TV
  42. Series 4 Episode 7: Wednesday 1st May at 6:40pm on Forces TV
  43. Series 4 Episode 8: Wednesday 1st May at 7:20pm on Forces TV
  44. Series 2 Episode 2: Thursday 2nd May at 8:10am on Gold
  45. Series 2 Episode 3: Thursday 2nd May at 8:50am on Gold
  46. Series 4 Episode 7: Thursday 2nd May at 6pm on Forces TV
  47. Series 4 Episode 8: Thursday 2nd May at 6:40pm on Forces TV
  48. Series 4 Episode 9: Thursday 2nd May at 7:20pm on Forces TV
  49. Series 2 Episode 3: Friday 3rd May at 8:10am on Gold
  50. Series 2 Episode 4: Friday 3rd May at 8:50am on Gold
  51. Series 4 Episode 8: Friday 3rd May at 6pm on Forces TV
  52. Series 4 Episode 9: Friday 3rd May at 6:40pm on Forces TV
  53. Series 4 Episode 10: Friday 3rd May at 7:20pm on Forces TV

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