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 6 - Birds And Bottom Drawers

Having read her horoscope, Sandra's hung up on the notion of getting married, and starts collecting a 'bottom drawer' of household goods for her future marital home. It doesn't seem to matter that she doesn't even have a casual boyfriend!

Broadcast details

Friday 17th March 1972
30 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Nerys Hughes Sandra Hutchinson
    Polly James Beryl Hennessey
    Guest cast
    Stan Jay Delivery Man
    Stanley McGeagh Delivery Man
    Kenneth Waller Milkman
    Brian Sweeney (as Bryan Sweeney) Newspaper Boy
    Paul Greaves Store Detective
    Raymond Mason Store Manager
    June Sylvaine Store Worker
    Writing team
    Jack Seddon Writer
    David Pursall Writer
    Production team
    Douglas Argent Director
    Douglas Argent Producer
    Peter Pitt Editor
    Ronnie Hazlehurst Composer
    Anna Ridley Production Designer

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