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 8 - Open Your Eyes And It Still Hasn't Gone

All of the married women are bemoaning the fact that their men have decided to spend Christmas together - away from it all. As Carol is the only one without marital problems, she decides to try and help ...

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 23rd December 1977
Time
8:25pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
35 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Nerys Hughes Sandra Hutchinson
Elizabeth Estensen Carol Boswell
Mollie Sugden Mrs. Hutchinson
Ray Dunbobbin (as Ray Dundobbin) Mr. Boswell
Michael Angelis Lucian
Jackie Fishel Barbara
Jack Le White Grandad
Carmel McSharry Mrs. Boswell
Tom Chadbon Derek Paynton
William Moore Mr. Hutchinson
Guest cast
Diana Harker First woman
Dinah Handley Second woman
Betty Wernick Third woman
Lovette Edwards Fourth woman
Writing team
Carla Lane Writer
Production team
Roger Race Producer
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