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 6, Episode 5 - ...The 'Ouses In Between

A foggy night in London town leads Gary into a close encounter with Jack the Ripper.

Broadcast details

Sunday 23rd May 1999
30 minutes


    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
    Guest cast
    Nicholas Day Jack the Ripper
    John Harding Detective
    Mike Savage M.C.
    Sophie-Louise Dann Woman
    Alex Leppard Taxi Driver
    Terry Bird Heckler
    Writing team
    Geoff Rowley 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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