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

Birds Of A Feather (1989)

  • TV sitcom
  • ITV1 / BBC One
  • 1989 - 2020
  • 128 episodes (12 series)

Sitcom about mismatched sisters Tracey and Sharon, and their glamorous friend, Dorien. Stars Pauline Quirke, Linda Robson, Lesley Joseph, Charlie Quirke, Samuel James and more.

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Series 10, Episode 1 - Gimme Shelter

Birds Of A Feather. Image shows from L to R: Dorien Green (Lesley Joseph), Sharon Theodopolopodous (Pauline Quirke). Copyright: Alomo Productions / Retort
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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This episode was dedicated to the memory of Allan McKeown.

Broadcast details

Thursday 2nd January 2014
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 5th January 2014 10:15pm ITV1
Sunday 6th April 2014 9:00pm ITV3
Sunday 15th February 2015 10:00pm ITV3
Sunday 26th July 2015 10:20pm ITV3
Friday 8th July 2016 9:00pm ITV3
Sunday 1st January 2017 10:05pm ITV3

Cast & crew

Pauline Quirke Sharon Theodopolopodous
Linda Robson Tracey Stubbs
Lesley Joseph Dorien Green
Charlie Quirke Travis Stubbs
Matt Willis Garth Stubbs
Camilla Beeput (as Camilla Marie Beeput) Marcie
Bethany Attrup Poppy
Guest cast
Rich Keeble Bookshop Manager
Liz Izen Adoring Fan
John Webber Writ Server
Writing team
Laurence Marks Writer
Maurice Gran Writer
Production team
Nick Wood Director
Jo Willett Producer
Jon Rolph Executive Producer
Steve Sheen Executive Producer
Richard Halladay (as Richard Halladey) Editor
Heather Gibson Production Designer
Irving Berlin Composer
David Arch Composer


Birds of a Feather - Series 10 trailer

A trailer for the first new episode in 15 years.

Featuring: Linda Robson (Tracey Stubbs), Pauline Quirke (Sharon Theodopolopodous) & Lesley Joseph (Dorien Green).

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