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
  • ITV / 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.

Press clippings

Linda Robson teases Birds Of A Feather reunion

Linda Robson has sparked rumours of a Birds Of A Feather reunion by sharing pictures with co-stars Lesley Joseph and Pauline Quirke.

Dan Cain, The Sun, 9th March 2022

Birds Of A Feather writer Laurence Marks says he won't bring back the sitcom

Birds Of A Feather will not return for a future series because the characters are too old, according to its writer Laurence Marks.

Daily Mail, 6th February 2022

Linda Robson hints Birds Of A Feather reunion WILL happen

Linda Robson has hinted a Birds Of A Feather reunion WILL happen - denying feud with ex BFF Pauline Quirke.

Sarah Tetteh, The Sun, 6th December 2021

Lesley Joseph says Birds Of A Feather end is a 'relief'

Lesley Joseph says: "I don't think it's going to happen again to be absolutely honest. I think after 32 years, I need to do other things. Keeping your weight down to play Dorien is not easy."

The Mirror, 7th July 2021

Robson and Joseph reunite for special appearance

Birds Of A Feather stars Linda Robson and Lesley Joseph enjoyed a right lark on set - as they put rumours of their bust-up with co-star Pauline Quirke behind them.

Carl Greenwood, The Sun, 6th May 2021

Linda Robson says feud rumours a 'load of codswallop'

Linda Robson has broken her silence on the reported feud with her Birds Of A Feather co-star Pauline Quirke - saying: "It's a load of old codswallop."

In her first interview since it was suggested Pauline had fallen out with the show's stars, Linda said they are still friends.

Ben Griffiths & Nick McGrath, The Sun, 1st May 2021

Linda Robson speaks out on Pauline Quirke quitting BOAF

Linda Robson has said it was Pauline Quirke's "choice" not to appear in the Birds Of A Feather special and "we have to respect that", amid reports of ongoing "tension" amongst cast members being speculated as the reason behind the latter's departure from the show.

Holly Fleet, The Daily Express, 11th March 2021

Pauline Quirke fell out with co-stars after toilet row

Birds Of A Feather star Pauline Quirke fell out with her castmates after an extraordinary row outside a toilet.

The actress, 61, is no longer speaking to former best pal Linda Robson or Lesley Joseph following several backstage barneys.

Clemmie Moodie, The Sun, 23rd February 2021

Quirke out of BOAF after huge row with Robson

The frequent on-screen bickering between their characters Sharon Theodopolopodous and Tracey Stubbs appears to have exploded into the actors' real lives, prompting fears for the future of the long-running programme.

Katie Hind, Mail on Sunday, 21st February 2021

Mrs. Brown's Boys suffers in cross-channel ratings drop

Mrs. Brown's Boys has suffered its lowest-ever Christmas Day ratings this year, but amidst a much-criticised poor festive TV schedule, remains the second most-watched comedy special of the season to date.

British Comedy Guide, 27th December 2020

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