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 9 - The Dog

Beryl's none too keen when Sandra returns home with a small puppy, particularly as the landlord expressly forbids pets in the building.

Broadcast details

Date
Thursday 4th March 1971
Time
7:45pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Nerys Hughes Sandra Hutchinson
Polly James Beryl Hennessey
Guest cast
Mike Lucas Gerry
John Sharp Mr. Barrett (Neighbour)
Aubrey Morris Mr. Simms (Landlord)
Writing team
Carla Lane Writer
Myra Taylor Writer
John Chapman Script Editor
Production team
Sydney Lotterby Director
Sydney Lotterby Producer
David Spence Editor
Ronnie Hazlehurst Composer
Jeremy Bear Production Designer
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