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 2, Episode 2 - I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good

While Yvonne has her heart set on moving house, Gary is still more tempted by time-travelling. Meanwhile in 1941, a tall dark stranger has entered Phoebe's life; no matter who he is, Gary wants to evict him.

Broadcast details

Monday 27th February 1995
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
Guest cast
John Rapley Stan (Old Codger)
Jonathan Cake Ludo
Paul Shearer Frederick
Patrick Pearson Joe
Alison Beattie Girl in Boat
Duncan Faber Stall Holder
Louise Tomkins Shopper
Writing team
Maurice Gran Writer
Laurence Marks Writer
Micheál Jacob Script Editor
Production team
Robin Nash Director
John Bartlett Producer
Allan McKeown Executive Producer
Chris Wadsworth Editor
Roger Andrews Production Designer

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