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 1, Episode 2 - Fools Rush In

Gary may refuse to buy himself a suit for an interview in 1993 - but he can hardly take Phoebe to a 1940 dance in sweatshirt and trainers.

Broadcast details

Thursday 25th November 1993
30 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Nicholas Lyndhurst Gary Sparrow
    Dervla Kirwan Phoebe Bamford
    Michelle Holmes Yvonne Sparrow
    Victor McGuire Ron Wheatcroft
    David Ryall Eric Bamford
    Guest cast
    John Rapley Stan (Old Codger)
    Pamela Cundell Edna
    Ben Lobb Donald
    Freddie Stuart Barman
    Roger Kitter Marty Harty
    Karen Frawley Listener
    Writing team
    Maurice Gran Writer
    Laurence Marks Writer
    Production team
    Robin Nash Director
    John Bartlett Producer
    Allan McKeown Executive Producer
    Chris Wadsworth Editor
    Anthony Sadler Composer
    Gaynor Sadler Composer

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