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
    Chris Wadsworth Editor
    Roger Andrews Production Designer
    Anthony Sadler Composer
    Gaynor Sadler Composer

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