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 4, Episode 4 - And Mother Came Too

Ron needs Gary's help in court after he is arrested. In 1942, Phoebe reveals her husband has been killed in action - leaving her free to marry Gary.

Broadcast details

Monday 24th March 1997
30 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Nicholas Lyndhurst Gary Sparrow
    Elizabeth Carling Phoebe Sparrow
    Christopher Ettridge PC Reg Deadman
    Victor McGuire Ron Wheatcroft
    Guest cast
    Rowena Cooper Dolly (Donald's Mother)
    Peter Halliday Vicar
    Jane Briers Magistrate
    Sebastian Abineri Ron's Solicitor
    Martin Beaumont Policeman
    Ellen O'Grady Prosecution
    Kerry Angus Transvestite
    Writing team
    Gary Lawson Writer
    John Phelps Writer
    Micheál Jacob Script Editor
    Production team
    Robin Nash Director
    John Bartlett Producer
    Claire Hinson Executive Producer
    Chris Wadsworth Editor
    Howard Denyer Editor
    Roger Andrews Production Designer

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