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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 5, Episode 2 is repeated on Gold today at 8:50am.


Emma Amos, who played Yvonne from Series 4, had originally auditioned for the part of Phoebe; the first series plan had been for 1940s East End Phoebe to be blonde, and modern Yvonne to be brunette.

Source: Interview with Emma Amos, Series 4 DVD

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