Birds of a Feather (1989–2014)

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Comedy series following the lives of sisters Tracey and Sharon who are left to fend for themselves after their husbands are arrested for armed robbery.

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 Sharon Theodopolopodous (110 episodes, 1989-2014)
Linda Robson ...
 Tracey Stubbs (110 episodes, 1989-2014)
Lesley Joseph ...
 Dorien Green (110 episodes, 1989-2014)
Alun Lewis ...
 Darryl Stubbs (51 episodes, 1989-1996)
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Comedy series following the lives of sisters Tracey and Sharon who are left to fend for themselves after their husbands are arrested for armed robbery.

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David Cardy played Chris Theodopolopodus, in 1989, during the first series. He was later replaced by Peter Polycarpou in 1990, from the second series until the sixth, in 1994. However, David Cardy took over the role again in 1997, from the seventh series until the end of the series run. See more »

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Dorien Green: Frankly, Sharon, I'd rather bury a close relative.
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The ending theme for each episode, bar one, was Pauline Quirke & Linda Robson singing "What'll I Do". See more »

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What'll I Do
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Written by Irving Berlin
Arranged by David Snell
Sung by Pauline Quirke and Linda Robson
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The only way is Essex for these birds
12 August 2013 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Thanks to new Freeview channel 'Drama' this 90's sitcom can be seen by a whole new audience and with over 9 series worth of episodes to show it is a pretty safe way for them to fill their schedules.

I can only compare this show to another penned by Marks and Gran (and later farmed out to other writers) 'Goodnight Sweetheart' in the sense that while the leads give good performances they are often let down by dull plots and poor writing when it is not Marks and Gran in control. At times the jokes are slow coming that you can think of the punch lines before they are spoken and like many a sitcom before it 'Birds' should've ended long before it did.

Though saying that, after a successful stage run it looks like the show is returning to ITV in 2014 so perhaps the birds are going to fly again. Hopefully with a few more laughs.


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