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Birds of a Feather BIRDS OF A FEATHER

Programme: Birds of a Feather
Broadcast: 1989 - 1998   ( BBC )
Episodes: 102 (9 series)
Starring: Pauline Quirke, Linda Robson, Lesley Joseph
Written by: Laurence Marks, Maurice Gran, Sue Teddern, Peter Tilbury, Gary Lawson, John Phelps, Geoff Rowley
Directed by: Terry Kinane, Nic Phillips, Baz Taylor
Production: Alomo Productions More info

Sharon and Tracey are two sisters who lead very different lives until their husbands are sent to prison for armed robbery. Sharon moves in with Tracey to keep her company. The sisters quickly become close friends with their neighbour Dorien, a woman whose only hobby is chasing much younger men.

BSG Review:

"Birds of a Feather" was a successful British sitcom which ran for many years (102 episodes in all!). It was filmed on a cheap budget and featured rather average jokes but was still watchable.

Notes: This sitcom was remade in the USA as " Stand by your Man (1992) ".

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