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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Maurice Gran and Laurence Marks devised "Goodnight Sweetheart" while writing Love Hurts (1992). See more »

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Ron Wheatcroft: You're hyperventilating, Gary. Put your head between your knees.
Gary Sparrow: What, so I can kiss my arse goodbye?
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Good Night, Sweetheart
Written by Jimmy Campbell, Reginald Connelly and Ray Noble
Performed by Nick Curtis
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Brilliantly amusing English time travel TV series.
14 December 1998 | by (Sydney, Australia) – See all my reviews

This brilliantly amusing English time travel TV series concerns the dual life of Gary Sparrow, a self-centred coward who journeys back and forth between modern day London and the London of World War 2. Gary loves two women equally, runs a collectables shop specialising in, you guessed it, WW2 nostalgia, and has a long-suffering friend, Ron, the only one in whom he confides. A fine cast and faultless scripts will quickly hook you as it did this jaded TV buff..


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