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 7 - The Christening

Gloria and her husband invite both Beryl and Sandra to be godmothers to their new baby - if they can decide on a name ahead of the Christening! When Beryl discovers the baby is to be baptised Protestant rather than Catholic however, she refuses.

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 24th March 1972
Time
7:40pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
30 minutes

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    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Nerys Hughes Sandra Hutchinson
    Polly James Beryl Hennessey
    Mollie Sugden Mrs. Hutchinson
    Sheila Fay Mrs. Hennessey
    Guest cast
    Paula Wilcox Gloria
    John Quayle Vicar
    Sam Kelly Ernie
    Writing team
    Carla Lane Writer
    John Chapman Script Editor
    Production team
    Sydney Lotterby Director
    Sydney Lotterby Producer
    Ronnie Hazlehurst Composer
    Peter Brachacki Production Designer
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