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.

Episode menu

Series 3, Episode 4 - It's A Sin To Tell A Lie

Gary's best friend and printer Ron is having marriage problems and it seems that his latest batch of 40s currency won't pass the quality threshold. Or could there be another time-traveller on Gary's patch?

Broadcast details

Monday 15th January 1996
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Tuesday 21st June 2011 5:00pm ITV3
Saturday 18th February 2012 7:35am ITV3
Tuesday 9th April 2013 7:00pm Gold
Wednesday 10th April 2013 7:00am Gold
Wednesday 10th April 2013 1:00pm Gold
Thursday 11th April 2013 6:30am Gold
Saturday 13th April 2013 9:20am Gold
Tuesday 25th June 2013 10:55am Gold
Saturday 29th June 2013 7:20am Gold
Monday 23rd September 2013 3:00pm Gold
Tuesday 24th September 2013 9:10am Gold
Thursday 6th March 2014 8:15am Gold
Thursday 6th March 2014 4:20pm Gold
Saturday 8th March 2014 9:10am Gold
Saturday 4th October 2014 9:40am Gold
Thursday 12th February 2015 1:40pm Gold
Friday 24th July 2015 1:40pm Gold
Sunday 26th July 2015 9:20am Gold
Thursday 6th August 2015 1:00pm Drama
Thursday 6th August 2015 7:20pm Drama
Tuesday 27th October 2015 1:00pm Drama
Tuesday 27th October 2015 7:20pm Drama
Sunday 30th October 2016 11:20pm Yesterday
Monday 31st October 2016 9:20pm Yesterday
Monday 8th May 2017 10:20pm Yesterday
Tuesday 9th May 2017 3:00pm Yesterday
Friday 8th September 2017 7:45am Gold
Friday 8th September 2017 11:30am Gold
Saturday 9th September 2017 12:35am Gold
Tuesday 26th September 2017 7:55am Gold
Tuesday 26th September 2017 11:30am Gold
Tuesday 23rd January 2018 7:20pm Drama
Monday 19th February 2018 9:00pm Yesterday
Wednesday 21st February 2018 12:20am Gold
Friday 23rd February 2018 12:20am Gold
Friday 23rd February 2018 8:35am Gold
Monday 26th February 2018 8:40am Gold
Thursday 17th May 2018 3:25am Gold
Thursday 17th May 2018 8:05am Gold
Friday 29th June 2018 9:30am Forces TV
Friday 29th June 2018 4:50pm Forces TV
Monday 2nd July 2018 8:50am Forces TV
Monday 2nd July 2018 4:10pm Forces TV
Saturday 7th July 2018 2:00pm Forces TV
Tuesday 18th September 2018 8:50am Forces TV
Tuesday 18th September 2018 3:15pm Forces TV
Saturday 22nd September 2018 3:05pm Forces TV
Tuesday 13th November 2018 8:20pm Forces TV
Wednesday 14th November 2018 7:40pm Forces TV
Thursday 15th November 2018 7:00pm Forces TV
Friday 1st February 2019 7:20pm Forces TV
Monday 4th February 2019 6:40pm Forces TV
Tuesday 5th February 2019 6:00pm Forces TV
Wednesday 13th March 2019 9:20am Gold
Thursday 14th March 2019 8:40am Gold
Wednesday 10th April 2019 7:20pm Forces TV
Thursday 11th April 2019 6:40pm Forces TV
Friday 12th April 2019 6:00pm Forces TV
Friday 17th May 2019 9:15am Gold
Monday 20th May 2019 8:40am Gold
Friday 7th June 2019 8:20pm Forces TV
Monday 10th June 2019 7:40pm Forces TV
Tuesday 11th June 2019 7:00pm 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
Yvonne D'Alpra Mrs Bloss
Ken Jones Owen Jones
John Bardon Guard
Charmaine Parsons (as Charmain Parsons) Woman
Writing team
Gary Lawson Writer
John Phelps Writer
Micheál Jacob Script Editor
Production team
Terry Kinane Director
John Bartlett Producer
Allan McKeown Executive Producer
Claire Hinson Executive Producer
Phil Moss Editor
Roger Andrews Production Designer

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