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 Polly James, Nerys Hughes, Pauline Collins, Elizabeth Estensen and others.

Press Clippings

The Top 10 British sitcoms of the 60s

We all have favourite sitcoms that we love to watch and revisit. Something about the familiarity of the format that resets itself to zero for the start of each new episode makes for comforting viewing.

Greg Jameson, Entertainment Focus, 16th November 2018

Comedies crowd top 100 missing TV shows list

A list of the top 100 missing TV shows has been revealed, with comedies including The Liver Birds, Dad's Army, At Last The 1948 Show and The Frost Report making the list.

British Comedy Guide, 24th April 2018

The Liver Birds return in Liverpool stage musical

Lesley Molony and Joanna Monro will star in the new musical.

BBC, 6th April 2018

Carla's decades of comedy

It's a little more than 30 years since Liverpool's most well-known comedy jewel first came to our screens.

It followed the working class Boswell family struggling through the city's high unemployment and poor prospects in the late 1980s, painting a bleak yet concurrently warm and hopeful picture of life in one of Britain's major cities.

Aaron Brown, BBC, 4th May 2016