The Liver Birds. Image shows from L to R: Beryl Hennessey (Polly James), Sandra Hutchinson (Nerys Hughes). Copyright: BBC
The Liver Birds

The Liver Birds

  • TV sitcom
  • BBC One
  • 1969 - 1996
  • 86 episodes (10 series)

Sitcom exploring the lives and loves of two young, single females sharing a flat together in Liverpool. Stars Nerys Hughes, Polly James, Elizabeth Estensen, Pauline Collins, Mollie Sugden and more.

Episode menu

Series 4, Episode 10 - Follow That Ring

A mad rush to hospital ensues after Beryl loses her engagement ring while making Sandra a trifle.

Broadcast details

Date
Wednesday 13th March 1974
Time
7:40pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
30 minutes

Repeats

Show past repeats

Date Time Channel
Wednesday 19th October 2011 8:40am Gold
Thursday 20th October 2011 6:30am Gold
Monday 5th March 2012 6:30am Gold
Monday 5th March 2012 8:40am Gold
Friday 15th June 2012 8:20am Gold
Saturday 16th June 2012 6:30am Gold
Saturday 10th November 2012 7:50am Gold
Sunday 11th November 2012 6:30am Gold
Sunday 27th January 2013 6:00am Gold
Tuesday 25th November 2014 1:00pm Drama
Saturday 18th June 2016 7:20pm BBC2

Cast & crew

Cast
Nerys Hughes Sandra Hutchinson
Polly James Beryl Hennessey
Mollie Sugden Mrs. Hutchinson
John Nettles Paul
Ivan Beavis Henry Hutchinson
Sheila Fay Mrs. Hennessey
Jonathan Lynn Robert
Guest cast
Geoffrey Palmer Doctor
Sheila Keith Sister
David Valla Hospital Porter
Ray Dunbobbin (as Ray Dundobbin) Railway Porter
Writing team
Carla Lane Writer
John Chapman Script Editor
Production team
Ray Butt Director
Sydney Lotterby Producer
David Spode Production Designer

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