British Comedy Guide

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 3, Episode 4 is repeated on Gold tomorrow at 8:40am.

Series 2, Episode 6 - ...As You Wave Me Goodbye

Gary discovers that settling down in 1941 is not quite what he imagined - not least because he's now expected to go on fire watch duty. But having committed suicide in 1994, it won't be easy to go home...

Broadcast details

Monday 27th March 1995
30 minutes


  1. Friday 10th June 2011 at 5:05pm on ITV3
  2. Sunday 22nd January 2012 at 8:15am on ITV3
  3. Tuesday 26th March 2013 at 7:00pm on Gold
  4. Wednesday 27th March 2013 at 7:00am on Gold
  5. Wednesday 27th March 2013 at 1:00pm on Gold
  6. Thursday 28th March 2013 at 6:30am on Gold
  7. Friday 29th March 2013 at 11:40am on Gold
  8. Tuesday 18th June 2013 at 11:55am on Gold
  9. Saturday 22nd June 2013 at 9:10am on Gold
  10. Friday 13th September 2013 at 3:40pm on Gold
  11. Tuesday 25th February 2014 at 8:30am on Gold
  12. Tuesday 25th February 2014 at 4:20pm on Gold
  13. Saturday 1st March 2014 at 8:20am on Gold
  14. Sunday 21st September 2014 at 10:10am on Gold
  15. Thursday 22nd January 2015 at 3:00pm on Gold
  16. Wednesday 15th July 2015 at 3:40pm on Gold
  17. Sunday 19th July 2015 at 8:00am on Gold
  18. Tuesday 28th July 2015 at 1:00pm on Drama
  19. Tuesday 28th July 2015 at 7:20pm on Drama
  20. Friday 16th October 2015 at 1:00pm on Drama
  21. Friday 16th October 2015 at 7:20pm on Drama
  22. Tuesday 18th October 2016 at 11:20pm on Yesterday
  23. Wednesday 19th October 2016 at 9:20pm on Yesterday
  24. Tuesday 25th April 2017 at 10:20pm on Yesterday
  25. Wednesday 26th April 2017 at 3:00pm on Yesterday
  26. Monday 4th September 2017 at 7:55am on Gold
  27. Monday 4th September 2017 at 11:35am on Gold
  28. Monday 4th September 2017 at 11:55pm on Gold
  29. Saturday 23rd September 2017 at 7:00am on Gold
  30. Saturday 23rd September 2017 at 11:35pm on Gold
  31. Friday 12th January 2018 at 7:20pm on Drama
  32. Monday 29th January 2018 at 10:20pm on Yesterday
  33. Wednesday 14th February 2018 at 8:40am on Gold
  34. Thursday 15th February 2018 at 11:40pm on Gold

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)
Yvonne D'Alpra Mrs Bloss
Amanda Richardson Wendy
Maria Pastel Café Waitress
Writing team
Gary Lawson Writer
John Phelps 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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