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 9, Episode 4 - Weeds

The Boswell home is about to be bulldozed to the ground in the cause of re-development. Sandra and her mother join the Boswells in an attempt to stop the demolition but a closer look at the driver of the bulldozer reveals it to be Carol's new boyfriend!

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 15th December 1978
Time
8:30pm
Channel
BBC One
Length
30 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
Guest cast
Blake Butler Mr Proctor
Philip Lowrie Mr Green
Leo Dove Andrew
Neville Wright Housing official
Writing team
Carla Lane Writer
Production team
Roger Race Producer
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