Birds Of A Feather. Image shows from L to R: Sharon Theodopolopodous (Pauline Quirke), Dorien Green (Lesley Joseph), Tracey Stubbs (Linda Robson). Copyright: Alomo Productions / Retort.

Birds Of A Feather (1989)

ITV and BBC One sitcom about three friends living in Essex. 128 episodes (12 series), 1989 - 2020. Stars Pauline Quirke, Linda Robson, Lesley Joseph, Charlie Quirke and others.

Returns for new special in December.
Series 4, Episode 2 is repeated on Drama tomorrow at 7:15am.

Series 10

Birds Of A Feather. Image shows from L to R: Dorien Green (Lesley Joseph), Sharon Theodopolopodous (Pauline Quirke). Copyright: Alomo Productions / Retort.

1. Gimme Shelter

First broadcast: Thursday 2nd January 2014

Sharon's living back in her council flat and Tracey's still in Chigwell with younger son Travis... but what's become of Dorien? What can bring the Birds back together? And who else might return to the nest?

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Birds Of A Feather. Image shows from L to R: Sharon Theodopolopodous (Pauline Quirke), Tracey Stubbs (Linda Robson). Copyright: Alomo Productions / Retort.

2. Slave

First broadcast: Thursday 9th January 2014

Sharon finds that looking after Dorien's every wish is a full time job - and with money tight, Sharon and Tracey take Dorien's designer clothes to a car boot sale to raise funds. But it's not enough - Dorien will have to start earning too.

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Birds Of A Feather. Image shows from L to R: Travis Stubbs (Charlie Quirke), Sharon Theodopolopodous (Pauline Quirke). Copyright: Alomo Productions / Retort.

3. Hot Stuff

First broadcast: Thursday 16th January 2014

Money and space are still tight - and now Tracey can't ignore that Garth and Marcie aren't getting any "together time" - so it's all change in the bedrooms again to give them space. After failing to sleep in the lounge, Sharon tries to bed down in the loft, where she makes an unexpected discovery that might solve all their problems.

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Birds Of A Feather. Image shows from L to R: Tracey Stubbs (Linda Robson), Robin (Clive Mantle). Copyright: Alomo Productions / Retort.

4. Hearts For Sale

First broadcast: Thursday 23rd January 2014

Tracey, Sharon and Dorien each get romantically involved with a very different man. Travis has romantic troubles of his own, and Garth and Marcie decide to raise money to refurbish their new pub by having a pop-up restaurant evening at Tracey's, where everyone's romantic ambitions take a knock...

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Birds Of A Feather. Image shows from L to R: Sharon Theodopolopodous (Pauline Quirke), Dorien Green (Lesley Joseph). Copyright: Alomo Productions / Retort.

5. Tattoo You

First broadcast: Thursday 30th January 2014

Tracey has Botox, Travis has a tattoo and Sharon looks as if she'll need a hearing aid.

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Birds Of A Feather. Image shows from L to R: Chris Theodopolopodous (David Cardy), Sharon Theodopolopodous (Pauline Quirke). Copyright: Alomo Productions / Retort.

6. Blinded By Love

First broadcast: Thursday 6th February 2014

Chris, Sharon's estranged husband, gets in touch to request a divorce - so he can marry a blind woman. Tracey has a few doubts.

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Birds Of A Feather. Image shows from L to R: Sharon Theodopolopodous (Pauline Quirke), Dorien Green (Lesley Joseph), Tracey Stubbs (Linda Robson). Copyright: Alomo Productions / Retort.

7. Back To Zero

First broadcast: Thursday 13th February 2014

All three Birds have a financial crisis. Garth and Marcie's pub, Stubbies, has launched well though thanks to a mystery celebrity Twitter endorsement, and at last there's some money coming in.

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Birds Of A Feather. Image shows from L to R: Sharon Theodopolopodous (Pauline Quirke), Tracey Stubbs (Linda Robson). Copyright: Alomo Productions / Retort.

8. You Can't Always Get What You Want

First broadcast: Thursday 6th March 2014

With a verdict due from Dorien's court case, Sharon and Tracey have a scary vision of the future. Are the birds destined to part?

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