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 9 - St Valentine's Day

Beryl's depressed at her lack of a stable love life, and with Valentine's Day on the horizon it could get a whole lot worse - or a lot better! Sandra mentions her situation at work, and it seems half the men there do in fact fancy Beryl!

Broadcast details

Friday 7th April 1972
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Nerys Hughes Sandra Hutchinson
Polly James Beryl Hennessey
Guest cast
Tenniel Evans Doctor
Diana Davies Jenny
David Simeon Tony
Bill Lyons Andrew
Larry Martyn Waiter
Michael Stainton Manager
Pamela Cundell Lady (Cuthbert's Mother)
Keith Chegwin Cuthbert (Boy)
Hilary Martin Receptionist
Michael Howarth Robin
John Dunbar Mr. Turner
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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