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 11

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

Christmas Special: Birds On A Plane

First broadcast: Friday 26th December 2014

Dorien is treating Sharon and Tracey to a Christmas trip to the Canaries! But with Tracey's fear of flying, Sharon's hopes for adventure and Dorien's eagerness for anything in trousers ... will it be plane sailing?

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

2. There's Something About Sharon

First broadcast: Thursday 1st January 2015

Dorien gets the idea that Sharon could be the heroine for her next book - and Tracey's got her hands full with a despondent Garth.

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Birds Of A Feather. Dorien Green (Lesley Joseph). Copyright: Alomo Productions / Retort.

3. Guess Who's Coming To Essex?

First broadcast: Thursday 8th January 2015

When Sharon and Tracey discover that Dorien has been keeping a secret for over fifty years, they decide to get involved, but Dorien is reluctant to confront her past. Meanwhile, Tracey finds motherhood is not all that it's cracked up to be.

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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.

4. The Girls With The Pearl Buttons

First broadcast: Thursday 15th January 2015

When Tracey is nominated by Auntie Vera to succeed her as Pearly Queen of Thornton Heath and Sharon finds out, the gloves are off and it is war. Things are not much better when Dorien reluctantly agrees to a family reunion with Naomi.

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Birds Of A Feather. Dorien Green (Lesley Joseph). Copyright: Alomo Productions / Retort.

5. Tracey's Choice

First broadcast: Thursday 22nd January 2015

Dorien's Book Group is convening to discuss Crime and Punishment - which turns out to be rather applicable to the events that unfold in Tracey's household. Melanie Fishman returns.

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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.

6. The Chief, The Cook, His Mum & Her Lodger

First broadcast: Thursday 29th January 2015

Sharon welcomes Tracey home from prison with a job offer in the school kitchen she is now managing. Dorien's gambling debts are mounting up and now she cannot pay the rent, so Sharon arranges employment for her too - at a frock exchange.

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Birds Of A Feather. Dorien Green (Lesley Joseph). Copyright: Alomo Productions / Retort.

7. Without A Trace

First broadcast: Thursday 5th February 2015

Sharon makes plans to take Tracey and Dorien on a madcap 70s weekender, but there is no dressing up the news that Tracey is about to receive.

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

8. Spa Wars

First broadcast: Thursday 12th February 2015

Tracey and Sharon take a trip to a Spa to cope with Tracey's shattering news and try to make plans for the future: and Dorien prepares to say a long goodbye to her daughter.

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