Nicholas Lyndhurst to feature in one-off ‘Goodnight Sweetheart’ special

The '90s sitcom will return for one episode as part of the BBC's 60 years of comedy celebrations

Nicholas Lyndhurst is to feature in a one-off special of Goodnight Sweetheart.

The sitcom starred Lyndhurst as Gary Sparrow, a TV repairman who discovered a portal that allowed him to travel between London in the ’90s and the Second World War.

The BBC show will return for a one-off episode as part of the network’s 60 years of BBC comedy celebrations, according to the Guardian.

The new episode has been written by the show’s original creators Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran, and takes Sparrow to “somewhere he has never been before”.

Further casting details for the episode are still to be announced.

The 60 years of BBC comedy season will also revive shows such as Are You Being Served? and Porridge.