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.

Episode menu

Series 11, Episode 3 - Guess Who's Coming To Essex?

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

Broadcast details

Thursday 8th January 2015
30 minutes


Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Sunday 4th October 2015 10:00pm ITV3
Thursday 22nd October 2015 11:55pm ITV1
Thursday 31st December 2015 9:35pm ITV1
Friday 12th August 2016 8:00pm ITV3
Sunday 28th January 2018 10:00pm ITV3
Sunday 13th January 2019 10:00pm ITV3
Sunday 6th October 2019 11:10pm ITV3
Monday 13th July 2020 8:00pm ITV1

Cast & crew

Pauline Quirke Sharon Theodopolopodous
Linda Robson Tracey Stubbs
Lesley Joseph Dorien Green
Charlie Quirke Travis Stubbs
Guest cast
Jessica Bay Theresa
Glenn Hirst Football Coach
Frances Ruffelle Naomi
Writing team
Laurence Marks Writer
Maurice Gran Writer
Gary Lawson Writer (Additional Material)
Susan Nickson Writer (Additional Material)
John Phelps Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Martin Dennis Director
Humphrey Barclay 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

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