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

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