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 6 - The Best Things In Life Are Not Free

Sandra is not behaving in an appropriate way for an expectant mother and so Derek and her mother try to intervene. Carol has a visit from the ex who bulldozed her mother's house and the Boswells have parked their caravan outside the town hall!

Broadcast details

Date
Friday 29th 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
Jack Le White Grandad
Carmel McSharry Mrs. Boswell
Tom Chadbon Derek Paynton
Guest cast
Leo Dove Andrew
Glyn Jones Councillor Goddard
Michael Syers RSPCA official
Writing team
Carla Lane Writer
Production team
Roger Race Producer
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