Goodnight Sweetheart (1993–1999)

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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 ... See full summary »

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 Gary / ... (58 episodes, 1993-1999)
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 Ron / ... (58 episodes, 1993-1999)
Christopher Ettridge ...
 Reg / ... (56 episodes, 1993-1999)
Elizabeth Carling ...
 Phoebe Sparrow / ... (31 episodes, 1997-1999)
Emma Amos ...
 Yvonne Sparrow / ... (31 episodes, 1997-1999)
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 Phoebe / ... (27 episodes, 1993-1996)
Michelle Holmes ...
 Yvonne / ... (27 episodes, 1993-1996)
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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 fore in time. Only his friend Ron knows the truth. Written by Rob Hartill

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Nicholas Lyndhurst (Gary Sparrow) and Victor McGuire (Ron Wheatcroft) are the only actors to appear in all 58 episodes of the series. In second place is Christopher Ettridge (PC Reg Deadman), who appears in 56 episodes. See more »

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[repeated line]
Reg: You don't want to listen to my problems.
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Good Night, Sweetheart
Written by Jimmy Campbell, Reginald Connelly and Ray Noble
Performed by Nick Curtis
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Worth Watching!
20 December 2006 | by (W.Sussex, England) – See all my reviews

Great series worth watching, although for me I preferred the earlier episodes when Dervla Kirwin played Phoebe. The actress who played her in the later episodes was much harder - Phoebe was a tough little cockney girl, but there was still an appealing softness about her which was lacking after the changeover, whereas both actresses who played Yvonne were great. Nick Lyndhurst as Gary was brilliant, and loved his sidekick, Ron. The only thing I really felt towards the end was that the plot had grown somewhat exaggerated... probably hence my preference for the earlier series which were more convincing. But I have all of them on DVD and thoroughly enjoying revisting the series after originally seeing it on TV.


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