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The Liver Birds 

The lives and loves of Beryl Hennessey (Polly James) and Sandra Hutchinson (Nerys Hughes), two young, single women sharing a flat in Liverpool.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Nerys Hughes ...  Sandra Hutchinson / ... 81 episodes, 1971-1996
Polly James Polly James ...  Beryl / ... 51 episodes, 1969-1996
Mollie Sugden ...  Mrs. Hutchinson 49 episodes, 1971-1996
Elizabeth Estensen Elizabeth Estensen ...  Carol Boswell / ... 36 episodes, 1975-1979
Michael Angelis ...  Lucien / ... 34 episodes, 1975-1996
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The lives and loves of Beryl Hennessey (Polly James) and Sandra Hutchinson (Nerys Hughes), two young, single women sharing a flat in Liverpool.

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UK

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English

Release Date:

14 April 1969 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Twee malle meiden See more »

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(80 episodes)

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Stereo | Mono

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Black and White (season 1)| Color

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Carla Lane mused that the Boswell family seen here may well be distantly related to the Boswell family seen in her later sitcom Bread (1986). See more »

Connections

Referenced in How TV Changed Britain: Women (2008) See more »

Soundtracks

Liver Birds
(theme song)
Sung by The Scaffold
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the younger generation do appreciate this too you know!
13 March 2015 | by texxas-1See all my reviews

It was summer 2008, I was 15 years old and while flicking through the cable TV I came across this on uktv gold. I thought it was amazing. So for my 16th birthday I ask for series 2 of this. And I loved it, I must have watched each episode about 100 times. This show took care of me all through the cold dark winter of 09. You don't see many light hearted comedy's about 2 young women just being women and having fun. There's quite a lot of rude jokes and references to sex, but I suppose it was because it was the 70s. They'd never get away with it today. Amazing show! Its not very fast pace, but its the type of program you can watch in your pyjamas and drinking cocoa in bed.


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