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 8 - Birds On Horseback

After a raucous party the girls find some prankster has painted footprints over the bedroom floor and walls. With no money to redecorate they decide they'll need to get Beryls boyfriend to help. Sandra's latest squeeze, meanwhile, is a little posher and she intends to impress him by refreshing her horse-riding skills.

Broadcast details

Friday 31st March 1972
30 minutes


    Cast & crew

    Regular cast
    Nerys Hughes Sandra Hutchinson
    Polly James Beryl Hennessey
    Guest cast
    Paul Angelis Stan
    Timothy Carlton Giles
    Frederick Treves Tom Wainwright
    Peter Fontaine Hugh
    Gordon Faith Farmer
    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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