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

Goodnight Sweetheart

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC One
  • 1993 - 2016
  • 59 episodes (6 series)

Whilst walking around the East End, TV repairman Gary Sparrow is transported back to 1940 where he begins to live a second life. Stars Nicholas Lyndhurst, Dervla Kirwan, Elizabeth Carling, Michelle Holmes, Emma Amos and more.

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Series 1, Episode 5 - I Get Along Without You Very Well

Yvonne decides to spend more time with Gary, now that he's given up his 1940s obsession.

Further details

Gary discovers that he may be married to Phoebe, and resolves to travel back in time once more to discover his destiny. However, once there he becomes the victim of a hit-and-run ambulance driver - how is he going to explain his injuries in 90s Cricklewood?

Broadcast details

Thursday 16th December 1993
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Wednesday 1st June 2011 5:10pm ITV3
Friday 15th March 2013 7:00pm Gold
Saturday 16th March 2013 11:00am Gold
Monday 18th March 2013 7:00am Gold
Monday 18th March 2013 1:00pm Gold
Tuesday 19th March 2013 6:30am Gold
Thursday 13th June 2013 11:20am Gold
Saturday 15th June 2013 10:00am Gold
Friday 6th September 2013 3:00pm Gold
Saturday 7th September 2013 7:00am Gold
Friday 14th February 2014 8:30am Gold
Friday 14th February 2014 4:20pm Gold
Saturday 13th September 2014 8:50am Gold
Monday 12th January 2015 2:20pm Gold
Monday 6th July 2015 2:20pm Gold
Friday 17th July 2015 1:00pm Drama
Friday 17th July 2015 7:20pm Drama
Wednesday 7th October 2015 1:00pm Drama
Wednesday 7th October 2015 7:20pm Drama
Sunday 9th October 2016 11:20pm Yesterday
Monday 10th October 2016 9:20pm Yesterday
Wednesday 29th March 2017 10:20pm Yesterday
Thursday 30th March 2017 3:00pm Yesterday
Thursday 31st August 2017 8:15am Gold
Friday 1st September 2017 9:50am Gold
Friday 1st September 2017 11:30pm Gold
Tuesday 19th September 2017 7:40am Gold
Tuesday 19th September 2017 11:55am Gold
Wednesday 20th September 2017 12:00am Gold
Monday 15th January 2018 9:40pm Yesterday
Monday 5th February 2018 8:40am Gold
Tuesday 6th February 2018 12:40am Gold
Sunday 11th February 2018 10:35am Gold
Monday 30th April 2018 8:40am Gold
Wednesday 20th June 2018 8:50am Forces TV
Wednesday 20th June 2018 4:10pm Forces TV
Saturday 23rd June 2018 4:25pm Forces TV
Friday 7th September 2018 8:50am Forces TV
Friday 7th September 2018 3:15pm Forces TV
Sunday 9th September 2018 3:50pm Forces TV
Wednesday 31st October 2018 4:10pm Forces TV
Thursday 1st November 2018 1:50am Forces TV
Monday 5th November 2018 12:40am Forces TV
Friday 30th November 2018 8:20pm Forces TV
Monday 14th January 2019 8:20pm Forces TV
Tuesday 15th January 2019 7:40pm Forces TV
Wednesday 16th January 2019 7:00pm Forces TV
Friday 22nd February 2019 8:40am Gold
Friday 26th April 2019 9:00am Gold
Saturday 27th April 2019 8:20am Gold
Saturday 25th May 2019 8:25am Gold
Monday 27th May 2019 8:15am Gold
Friday 31st May 2019 9:20am Gold
Wednesday 7th August 2019 8:20pm Forces TV
Thursday 8th August 2019 7:40pm Forces TV
Friday 9th August 2019 7:00pm Forces TV

Cast & crew

Nicholas Lyndhurst Gary Sparrow
Dervla Kirwan Phoebe Bamford
Michelle Holmes Yvonne Sparrow
Christopher Ettridge PC Reg Deadman
Victor McGuire Ron Wheatcroft
David Ryall Eric Bamford
Guest cast
Hilda Fenemore Old Lady
Peggy Phango Phoebe Sparrow
Rachel Weaver (as Rachael Weaver) Hazel
Claire Williamson Newsreader
Writing team
Maurice Gran Writer
Laurence Marks Writer
Production team
Robin Nash Director
John Bartlett Producer
Allan McKeown Executive Producer
Chris Wadsworth Editor
Roger Andrews Production Designer
Anthony Sadler Composer
Gaynor Sadler Composer

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