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 3, Episode 1 - One's A Crowd

Moving into a far more comfortable flat in a nicer part of the city, Beryl and Sandra immediately come across nosy neighbour Mrs Knowsley, who's petitioning to have an apparently troublesome fellow tenant evicted.

Broadcast details

Friday 11th February 1972
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Nerys Hughes Sandra Hutchinson
Polly James Beryl Hennessey
Guest cast
Joyce Grant Mrs. Knowsley
Neville Aurelius Neville
Patrick Durkin First Removal Man
Frederick Bennett Old Removal Man
Horace James Landlord
Patti Brooks Secretary
Maxine Casson Girl in Pub
John Lyons Neville's Friend
Ricky Peebles Neville's Friend
Roger McGough Self
John Megginson Self
Alan Peters Self
Writing team
Carla Lane Writer
John Chapman Script Editor
Production team
Douglas Argent Director
Sydney Lotterby Producer

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