Nightingales.

Nightingales

Channel 4 sitcom about night security guards. 13 episodes (2 series), 1990 - 1993. Stars Robert Lindsay, David Threlfall and James Ellis.

Nightingales

Comedy about the surreal antics of three security guards working the night shift

Genre
Sitcom
Broadcast
1990 - 1993
Channel
Channel 4
Episodes
13   (2 series)
Starring
Robert Lindsay, David Threlfall and James Ellis
Writer
Paul Makin
Director
Tony Dow
Producers
Esta Charkham and Rosie Bunting

Three disparate characters are nightwatchmen in an office block somewhere in Britain. Their night life is surreal to say the least. Anything can happen from a friendly werewolf performing open heart surgery on one of them to an allegorical Mary who turns up pregnant at their door on Christmas Eve.

Production Details

Production companies
Soundtrack
A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square, by Eric Maschwitz and Manning Sherwin.

Theme music performed by Clever Music. Closing theme sung by Robert Lindsay.

Laugh track
Yes, but type unknown

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Tuesday 27th February 1990 on Channel 4 at 10pm
Last new broadcast
Wednesday 10th February 1993 on Channel 4 at 10:30pm
Length of episodes
30 minutes

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