The Liver Birds. Image shows from L to R: Beryl Hennessey (Polly James), Sandra Hutchinson (Nerys Hughes). Copyright: BBC.

The Liver Birds

BBC One sitcom about two young women. 86 episodes (pilot + 10 series), 1969 - 1996. Stars Nerys Hughes, Polly James, Elizabeth Estensen, Pauline Collins and others.

The Liver Birds. Image shows from L to R: Beryl Hennessey (Polly James), Dawn (Pauline Collins). Copyright: BBC.

Pilot - Comedy Playhouse

Dawn and Beryl don't just share a flat in Liverpool, they also share each others' clothes, food and drink - but they draw the line at boyfriends!

Notes

This episode no longer exists in the archives. It is missing, believed wiped.

Broadcast details

Date
Monday 14th April 1969
Time
7:30pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Polly James Beryl Hennessey
Pauline Collins Dawn
Guest cast
Roy Marsden Nigel
Hugh Walters Terence
Writing team
Carla Lane Writer
Myra Taylor Writer
Lew Schwarz Writer
Production team
Sydney Lotterby Director
Sydney Lotterby Producer
Ronnie Hazlehurst Composer
Gillian Howard Production Designer