Ground-breaking British sitcom created by two housewives from Liverpool. The series follows the lives and loves of two young, single women sharing a flat in Liverpool. With a realistic feel and catchy theme song by 'The Scaffold'.
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 Sandra Hutchinson / ... (81 episodes, 1971-1996)
Polly James ...
 Beryl / ... (51 episodes, 1969-1996)
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 Mrs. Thelma Hutchinson / ... (49 episodes, 1971-1996)
Elizabeth Estensen ...
 Carol Boswell / ... (36 episodes, 1975-1979)
Michael Angelis ...
 Lucien / ... (34 episodes, 1975-1996)
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Ground-breaking British sitcom created by two housewives from Liverpool. The series follows the lives and loves of two young, single women sharing a flat in Liverpool. With a realistic feel and catchy theme song by 'The Scaffold'.

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14 April 1969 (UK)  »

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Twee malle meiden  »

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The first series was cut short owing to Polly James' workload (she was appearing in the West End, as well as filming the television show). By the time the second series was ready, Pauline Collins was unavailable, and was replaced by Nerys Hughes. See more »

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Referenced in Comedy Connections: The Liver Birds (2008) See more »

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Liver Birds
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Sung by The Scaffold
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the younger generation do appreciate this too you know!
13 March 2015 | by (London, United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

It was summer 2008, I was 15 years old and while flicking through the cable TV I came across this on uktv gold. I thought it was amazing. So for my 16th birthday I ask for series 2 of this. And I loved it, I must have watched each episode about 100 times. This show took care of me all through the cold dark winter of 09. You don't see many light hearted comedy's about 2 young women just being women and having fun. There's quite a lot of rude jokes and references to sex, but I suppose it was because it was the 70s. They'd never get away with it today. Amazing show! Its not very fast pace, but its the type of program you can watch in your pyjamas and drinking cocoa in bed.


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