Nighty Night

(2004)
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Nighty Night is a British dark comedy sitcom written by and starring Julia Davis. It was first broadcast on 6 January 2004 on BBC Three before moving to BBC2.

Notorious for its dark humour, the show follows narcissistic sociopath Jill Tyrell – who manages a beauty parlour alongside her moronic, asthmatic assistant Linda – as she learns that her husband has cancer. She uses this fact to manipulate new neighbour Cathy Cole, a wheelchair user with multiple sclerosis whose husband Don, a womanising doctor, Jill has become obsessed with.

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. Steve Coogan and Henry Normal, founders of the production company Baby Cow, were to be co-Executive-Producers.

  1. Julia Davis

    Creator

Series Cast

  1. Angus Deayton

    Angus Deayton

    Don Cole

    12 Episodes

  2. Julia Davis

    Julia Davis

    Jill Tyrrell

    12 Episodes

  3. Rebecca Front

    Rebecca Front

    Cathy Cole

    12 Episodes

  4. Felicity Montagu

    Felicity Montagu

    Sue Forks

    12 Episodes

  5. Ruth Jones

    Ruth Jones

    Linda

    12 Episodes

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Last Season

Nighty Night

Season 2

2005 | 6 Episodes

Season 2 of Nighty Night premiered on September 6, 2005.

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Status Ended

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  • See more TV shows from BBC Three...
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Certification

  • 16

    Meaning

    Can be aired only from 10:00pm Uhr to 6:00am.

Type Scripted

Original Language English

Runtime 30m

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