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 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

Cast & crew

Regular cast
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
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

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