While telling her husband he's dying, Jill sets her sights on the next door neighbour, Don. And torments his wife, who suffers from MS.
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Series cast summary:
Julia Davis ...  Jill Tyrrell 12 episodes, 2004-2005
Angus Deayton ...  Don Cole 12 episodes, 2004-2005
Rebecca Front ...  Cathy Cole / ... 12 episodes, 2004-2005
Ruth Jones ...  Linda 12 episodes, 2004-2005
Mark Gatiss ...  Glenn Bulb 10 episodes, 2004-2005
Felicity Montagu Felicity Montagu ...  Sue Forks 10 episodes, 2004-2005
Ralph Brown ...  Jacques 6 episodes, 2005
Michael Fenton Stevens Michael Fenton Stevens ...  Gordon Forks / ... 6 episodes, 2004-2005
Kevin Eldon ...  Terry Tyrrell 6 episodes, 2004
Kitty Fitzgerald Kitty Fitzgerald ...  Joy 5 episodes, 2004
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While telling her husband he's dying, Jill sets her sights on the next door neighbour, Don. And torments his wife, who suffers from MS.

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Official Sites:

BBC [UK]

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UK

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English

Release Date:

6 January 2004 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Szép álmokat! See more »

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Baby Cow Productions See more »
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(12 episodes)

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Stereo

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Color
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Parts of Series 2 were filmed in The Mumbles and the Gower Coast, near Swansea. See more »

Quotes

Jill Tyrrell: How's Gordon?
Sue Forks: He's dead, Jill.
Jill Tyrrell: I know.
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Connections

Referenced in The Secret Policeman's Ball (2006) See more »

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My Name is Nobody Theme
Written by Ennio Morricone
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The best, but darkest comedy in years!
9 December 2006 | by MysteryFilmSee all my reviews

I recently bought the 2nd series of Nighty Night and re watched the first series. I have never laughed so hard in such a long time! This is the darkest or darkest comedies and excellently performed by all cast.

Jill Tyrell is one of the nastiest characters ever brought to life and played so well be the amazingly talented Julia Davis. Rebecca Front gives such a great performance as the hapless, suffering neighbor Cath that you genuinely feel for her and then want her to actually stand up for herself against Jill!

I really hope that a 3rd series comes along soon and I also hope that the Americans when making their version do not miss the vital comic dark moments!


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