The Liver Birds Classic TV Show
Created by Carla Lane and Myra Taylor The Liver Birds became as much a part of Liverpool history as The Beatles and Anfield. Beryl and Sandra (later Carol and Sandra) share a flat on Huskisson Street. They also share a healthy interest in men.
The Liver Birds Fan Tributes16 Brian Dockerill from Cambridge: Pauline Collins starred in the pilot and series one before Nerys Hughes replaced her!
15 Eileen from Bradford: Loved Liverbirds, was just checking the website to prove to my husband that Diane from Emmerdale was once in Liverbirds. So good to be able to prove him wrong!
14 joy from southport: just watched the birds weekend last week on sky, and next week they are starting again on paracomedy2, my fav was the one with the landlord coming, and them looking after the cat and dog, and beryl getting the lift on the milk float.
13 Jan from Liverpool: The lyrics are
What's got four legs, walks perculier
Talks with all the choicest words
What's got four arms, loves to grab you
Answer is two Liver Birds.
If you're standing on the corner, All alone and feeling low. Liver Birds will come and grab you singing ee i ad ee o.
I think it was sung by the Scaffold and was based on the song On a mountain stands a lady. Who she is I do not Know. All she wants is gold & silver All she wants is a nice young man.
12 alison from durham: desperately trying to get a hold of the theme tune and lyrics, can anyone help, its driving me mad.
11 Sue from Liverpool,: I used to watch it as a kid on Friday nights. I loved Nerys Hughes and the fact that she had a boyfriend called Paul who could do no wrong. I only remember the Carol with the curly red hair. I read the book three times when i was about eleven. Lucian was weird! Now we know how his career took off! It's a bit like The Goodies. They don't do repeats. Gold is always elusive!
10 lisa from manchester uk: can anyone tell me how to get the liver birds theme tune, looked everywhere for it.
9 Greg Shanley from England: I loved Sandra,Beryl and later Carol and loved Carol's mad family. I was quite annoyed when they brought the show back in the 90s - Beryl had taken over Carol's family and no mention was made of Carol!
8 Carly from Guildford: My favourite Liver Birds episode was "wheres thingy"
I think it was because of the hamster and Beryl trying to ride the bike in platform shoes!
7 richard Humphrey from solihull: I am trying to find the lyrics and chords for the liver bird theme tune, Can anyone help?
6 John Adams from Syracuse NY USA: I would like to puchase copies of the show or all shows. I love Nerys Hughes & would like to know how I can get copies of the show. Thank you very much
5 Patricia Coker from Oxfordshire England originally, but live in: I used to watch the Liver birds when I lived in England. (I was born and raised there). I'd love to see the episodes come over here to the USA. (If they're not already).
4 Peter from Solihull: One of the most evocative series of the 1970s ever made. I was in Liverpool myself at that time, and in so many ways The Liver Birds rings true. It also very funny and life-affirming and uplifting.
3 lesley mcnaught from swindon( originally scotland): the girls chasing the bin lorry as they thought they'd put the hamster cage out with the rubbish
2 Nigel from York: Great to see the Liver Birds again especially the early episodes I hadn't seen before. Always watch at midnight.
1 Linda from Newcastle Upon Tyne: Grew up watching The Liver Birds - my older Cousin used to dress like Sandra. Dear Molly Sugden and Nerys Hughes - why don't they make sitcom like this anymore? Lovely to catch it on a morning before I go out to work.
The Liver Birds
Polly James as Beryl Hennessey
Nerys Hughes as Sandra Hutchinson
Elizabeth Estensen as Carol Boswell
Sheila Fay as Mrs Hennessey
Cyril Shaps as Mr Hennessey
George Layton as Joe
Mollie Sugden as Mrs Hutchinson
Ivan Beavis as Mr Hutchinson
Mike Lucas as Gerry
John Nettles as Paul
Jonathan Lynn as Robert
John McKelvey as Mr Hutchinson
Michael Angelis as Lucien Boswell
Eileen Kennally as Mrs Boswell
Ray Dunbobbin as Mr Boswell
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