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 3 - Between The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea

The route that Gary uses to get back to 1941 has become a row of shops.

Further details

He decides to lease one of the shops so that he can still see Phoebe but he doesn't know which one contains the route so he has to deal with a vampish estate agent. Meanwhile Yvonne has been made redundant and Gary also has to decide whether to alert the Americans to the bombing of Pearl Harbour...

Broadcast details

Tuesday 26th December 1995
50 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Thursday 29th December 2011 6:00am ITV3
Saturday 4th February 2012 7:10am ITV3
Thursday 4th April 2013 6:30pm Gold
Friday 5th April 2013 7:00am Gold
Friday 5th April 2013 12:30pm Gold
Saturday 6th April 2013 10:05am Gold
Monday 8th April 2013 6:10am Gold
Friday 21st June 2013 11:20am Gold
Friday 6th December 2013 8:00pm Gold
Saturday 21st December 2013 11:50am Gold
Saturday 13th December 2014 7:10am Gold
Saturday 13th December 2014 1:25pm Gold
Tuesday 23rd December 2014 10:40am Gold
Monday 14th December 2015 12:00pm Gold
Friday 1st January 2016 11:00am Drama
Monday 8th February 2016 1:55am Drama
Tuesday 25th October 2016 10:45pm Yesterday
Wednesday 26th October 2016 8:45pm Yesterday
Thursday 22nd December 2016 11:00pm Yesterday
Friday 23rd December 2016 8:55pm Yesterday
Thursday 7th September 2017 7:10am Gold
Thursday 7th September 2017 10:40am Gold
Thursday 7th September 2017 11:00pm Gold
Sunday 19th November 2017 11:05pm Yesterday
Monday 12th February 2018 9:40pm Yesterday
Thursday 28th June 2018 8:50am Forces TV
Thursday 28th June 2018 4:10pm Forces TV
Sunday 1st July 2018 2:40pm Forces TV
Friday 14th September 2018 8:50am Forces TV
Friday 14th September 2018 3:15pm Forces TV
Sunday 16th September 2018 3:50pm Forces TV
Sunday 2nd December 2018 10:50am Gold
Wednesday 5th December 2018 9:45am Gold
Sunday 16th December 2018 11:40am Gold
Wednesday 19th December 2018 7:20am Gold
Wednesday 30th January 2019 6:40pm Forces TV
Thursday 31st January 2019 6:10pm Forces TV
Monday 11th March 2019 8:55am Gold
Tuesday 12th March 2019 8:05am Gold
Monday 8th April 2019 6:40pm Forces TV
Tuesday 9th April 2019 6:00pm Forces TV
Tuesday 4th June 2019 7:55pm Forces TV
Wednesday 5th June 2019 7:15pm Forces TV
Thursday 6th June 2019 6:30pm 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
Guest cast
Diana Kent Jayne
Michael J Shannon Ed Murrow
Tim Dutton Guy
Josie Kidd Nippie
John Evans Winston Churchill
Jon Glover Wilfred Pickles (Voice)
Writing team
Maurice Gran Writer
Laurence Marks Writer
Micheál Jacob Script Editor
Production team
Robin Nash Director
John Bartlett Producer
Allan McKeown Executive Producer
Claire Hinson Executive Producer
Chris Wadsworth Editor
Roger Andrews Production Designer

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