BBC planning new series of Birds of a Feather? – Daily TV round-up

A new script is being mulled, according to the show's original stars

A new series of 'Birds of a Feather' could be in the offing, according the show's stars.

Linda Robson, Pauline Quirk and Lesley Joseph were appearing on 'The One Show' to promote their touring play based on the series when they revealed the plans.

Birds of a Feather... plans for a new series? (Copyright: Rex)

When asked by host Matt Baker, who said the show had been inundated by questions about the series, Pauline Quirke said: “At the moment there is a script that is with the BBC.

“It was delivered last week. A fabulous script and at the moment we're just waiting to hear.

“It's there sitting on a desk somewhere at the BBC, and maybe if the BBC don't feel they want it, then maybe someone else will.”

The stage show's first run in 2012 sold out venues across the UK, while Joseph added that 'you could just feel people wanted [the series] to come back'.

The sitcom ran from 1989 to 1998, over 100 episodes.

Quirke and Robson played friends Sharon and Tracey, whose husbands were serving time for armed robbery, while Joseph played their man-eating neighbour Dorian. [BBC/Comedy.co.uk]

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