Goodbye Cruel World (miniseries)

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Goodbye Cruel World
Written byTony Marchant
Directed byAdrian Shergold
StarringSue Johnston
Alun Armstrong
Brenda Bruce
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Original language(s)English
No. of episodes3
Running time60 minutes
Original networkBBC Two
Original release6 January (1992-01-06) –
20 January 1992 (1992-01-20)

Goodbye Cruel World is a 1992 British miniseries starring Sue Johnston, Alun Armstrong and Brenda Bruce. The three-part series was aired on BBC Two during January 1992 and was aired again in summer 1993. Johnston played the character of Barbara Grade, a woman who is diagnosed with a terminal degenerative illness, and the series focused on how Barbara and her family and friends deal with her worsening condition. It was written by Tony Marchant and directed by Adrian Shergold and was nominated for Best Drama at the 1993 British Academy Television Awards.


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