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 4, Episode 5 - Girl Saturday

Beryl has to pick up her new spectacles but she is worried that if they are grotesque then Robert will not want to see her any more ...

Broadcast details

Wednesday 6th February 1974
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Nerys Hughes Sandra Hutchinson
Polly James Beryl Hennessey
John Nettles Paul
Sheila Fay Mrs. Hennessey
Jonathan Lynn Robert
Guest cast
Jeanne Mockford Receptionist
John Rudling Man
John Dunbar Optician
Writing team
Carla Lane Writer
John Chapman Script Editor
Production team
Ray Butt Director
Sydney Lotterby Producer
Anna Ridley Production Designer

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