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Comedy Connections

Series 6

Episode 3: The Liver Birds

Duration: 39 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WalesLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Series charting the history of the best of British comedy. A look at The Liver Birds, a groundbreaking sitcom centred around the lives of two young Liverpudlian women.

Not only was it one of the earliest successful shows to be written by and starring women, it also survived the loss of two central characters and was so well loved in the 1970s that it returned for a controversial reunion in the 80s. Show less

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