Comedy Clicks – This Week – Nighty Night

Each week, we will be taking an in depth look at some of the best sitcoms and comedy shows from both the UK and the USA.

Today we will be looking at a comedy that was origianlly aired on BBC Three then moved to BBC Two – Nighty Night 



About the Show

Summary of Plot

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. IMDb


Number of Seasons / Episodes

2 Seasons



Julia Davies – Jill Tyrrell
Angus Deayton – Don COle
Rebecca Frint – Cathy Cole
Ruth Jones – Linda
Mark Gatiss – Glenn Bulb
Felicity Montagu – Sue Forks




  •  Parts of Series 2 were filmed in The Mumbles and the Gower Coast, near Swansea
  •  It was first broadcast on 6 January 2004 on BBC Three before moving to BBC2.
  • The theme tune used in the beginning of both series and during the closing credits for the first is an excerpt from the spaghetti western My Name Is Nobody, composed by the Italian film composer Ennio Morricone.
  • In June 2006 it was announced that Sex and the City creator Darren Star would write and be executive producer of a US version, which has been commissioned for a pilot script.





Bumping Into Glenn


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