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Goodnight Sweetheart 

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy | TV Series (1993–2016)
British sitcom in which an unhappily married man discovers he can time travel back to 1940s war-torn London where he masquerades as an MI5 agent and part-time songwriter whilst courting the local barmaid.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Nicholas Lyndhurst ...  Gary / ... 59 episodes, 1993-2016
Victor McGuire ...  Ron / ... 59 episodes, 1993-2016
Christopher Ettridge Christopher Ettridge ...  Reg / ... 57 episodes, 1993-2016
Elizabeth Carling ...  Phoebe 32 episodes, 1997-2016
Emma Amos ...  Yvonne / ... 32 episodes, 1997-2016
Dervla Kirwan ...  Phoebe 27 episodes, 1993-1996
Michelle Holmes ...  Yvonne 27 episodes, 1993-1996
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Storyline

Gary Sparrow lives in the 1990s with his wife but has a route back to the 1940s where he has a mistress. Gary has a tough time keeping his double-life a secret from the two women as he jumps back and forth in time. Only his friend Ron knows the truth. Written by Rob Hartill

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UK

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English

Release Date:

18 November 1993 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Спокойной ночи, дорогая See more »

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Runtime:

(57 episodes)

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Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

All the episode titles are names of songs from the 1940's. See more »

Goofs

The opening credits for series 1 featured David Ryall's name alongside the other main actors. This disappeared from series 2 onwards due to his character (Eric) being written out between series 1 and 2, having been killed in an air raid.

However, when Gary walks past the first Screen 1 sign in the opening credits, you can tell that it still has Ryall's name on it, despite the second Screen 1 sign changing. See more »

Quotes

[repeated line]
Reg: You don't want to listen to my problems.
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Connections

Referenced in An Interview with Emma Amos (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

Good Night, Sweetheart
Written by Jimmy Campbell, Reginald Connelly and Ray Noble
Performed by Nick Curtis
Series theme song
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Lets continue where we left off in 1945
4 February 2007 | by dmundy39See all my reviews

My family and I watched every episode of Goodnight Sweetheart and found it brilliant. It contained comedy, serious moments, and noted both it's nostalgic and modern content. The script writers were brilliant. However, I feel, as I am sure millions of others feel, it should return to our screens, continuing from where it left off. It had so many open ends, and could continue in any direction, even down to Ron or Phoebe being able to step through time.. What happened to the night club? where did Garry and Phoebe vanish to? There were dozens of other unanswered questions, so many that I would need more than a thousand words. So come on BBC, how about some more Goodnight Sweetheart that would bring "Millions" of viewers flocking back to you.....Any Chance?.


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