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 6, Episode 1 - Mine's A Double

A stormy night in the 1940s has a striking effect on Gary's journey back to the present day, leaving him a completely different person in more ways than one. Yvonne is pleasantly surprised with the transformation, but Phoebe sees a side to Gary she was not aware of, and is not impressed.

Broadcast details

Sunday 18th April 1999
30 minutes


  1. Wednesday 18th August 2010 at 5:00pm on ITV3
  2. Monday 1st August 2011 at 5:00pm on ITV3
  3. Tuesday 2nd August 2011 at 8:20am on ITV3
  4. Saturday 2nd June 2012 at 6:25am on ITV3
  5. Sunday 3rd June 2012 at 1:15am on ITV3
  6. Friday 13th July 2012 at 5:20pm on ITV3
  7. Tuesday 21st May 2013 at 6:55pm on Gold
  8. Wednesday 22nd May 2013 at 7:00am on Gold
  9. Wednesday 22nd May 2013 at 10:20am on Gold
  10. Thursday 23rd May 2013 at 6:30am on Gold
  11. Saturday 25th May 2013 at 10:20am on Gold
  12. Monday 15th July 2013 at 12:10pm on Gold
  13. Friday 25th October 2013 at 3:40pm on Gold
  14. Wednesday 30th April 2014 at 4:20pm on Gold
  15. Thursday 1st May 2014 at 9:00am on Gold
  16. Saturday 3rd May 2014 at 9:15am on Gold
  17. Saturday 8th November 2014 at 11:35am on Gold
  18. Sunday 9th November 2014 at 8:25am on Gold
  19. Thursday 2nd April 2015 at 1:20pm on Gold
  20. Thursday 17th September 2015 at 1:00pm on Drama
  21. Thursday 17th September 2015 at 7:20pm on Drama
  22. Monday 7th December 2015 at 1:00pm on Drama
  23. Monday 7th December 2015 at 7:20pm on Drama
  24. Thursday 8th December 2016 at 11:20pm on Yesterday
  25. Tuesday 27th June 2017 at 10:20pm on Yesterday
  26. Wednesday 28th June 2017 at 3:00pm on Yesterday
  27. Friday 13th October 2017 at 8:20am on Gold
  28. Friday 13th October 2017 at 11:40am on Gold
  29. Friday 13th October 2017 at 3:00pm on Gold
  30. Tuesday 16th January 2018 at 8:40am on Gold
  31. Saturday 20th January 2018 at 10:05am on Gold

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Nicholas Lyndhurst Gary Sparrow
Elizabeth Carling Phoebe Sparrow
Emma Amos Yvonne Sparrow
Christopher Ettridge PC Reg Deadman
Victor McGuire Ron Wheatcroft
Writing team
Gary Lawson Writer
John Phelps Writer
Victoria Grew Script Editor
Production team
Nic Phillips Director
Nic Phillips Producer
Claire Hinson Executive Producer
Phil Moss Editor
David Ferris Production Designer

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