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.

Series 2, Episode 1 - The Wedding

Beryl's sister, Gloria, is due to get married. Beryl's none too pleased with her bridesmaid's dress, but when both Gloria and her fiancé, Ernie, decide to call it off, she changes her tune.

Broadcast details

Thursday 7th January 1971
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Nerys Hughes Sandra Hutchinson
Polly James Beryl Hennessey
Sheila Fay Mrs. Hennessey
Guest cast
Cyril Shaps Mr. Hennessey
Paula Wilcox Gloria (Beryl's Sister)
Barrie Rutter Ernie (Gloria's Fiancé)
P.G. Stephens Priest
Chris Gannon Photographer
Writing team
Carla Lane Writer
Myra Taylor Writer
Eric Idle Script Editor
Production team
Sydney Lotterby Director
Sydney Lotterby Producer

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