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 5 - Fella-A-Day Girl

Unlike Sandra, Beryl doesn't much fancy a steady boyfriend: she's a fella-a-day kind of girl. That is until London-based Robert calls to say he's coming back up to Liverpool on business. A chance to finish what they never quite got started previously? Not if her heavily pregnant sister Gloria, whose husband is himself away with work, has anything to do with it.

Broadcast details

Friday 10th March 1972
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Nerys Hughes Sandra Hutchinson
Polly James Beryl Hennessey
John Nettles Paul
Sheila Fay Mrs. Hennessey
Guest cast
Paula Wilcox Gloria
Colin Bell Robert
Writing team
Carla Lane Writer
John Chapman Script Editor
Production team
Sydney Lotterby Director
Sydney Lotterby Producer
Peter Pitt Editor
Ronnie Hazlehurst Composer
Peter Brachacki Production Designer

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