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Birds On The Wing (BBC Sitcom, Richard Briers, Julia Lockwood)



Sitcom Birds On The Wing detailed the exploits of three travelling con-artists, Charles (Richard Briers), Elizabeth (Anne Rogers) and Samantha (Julia Lockwood). The trio spent as much time trying to get obe over on each other as they did the cons themselves.

The series was based on Peter Yeldham’s successful stage play, this only lasted for a short run of six episodes. Julia Lockwood is better known as the real life daughter of film icon Margaret Lockwood.

Cast: Richard Briers as Charles Jackson; Anne Rogers as Elizabeth; Julia Lockwood as Samantha

Writer: Peter Yeldham / Theme Music: The Mike Sammes Singers / Music: Dennis Wilson / Producer: Graeme Muir

UK / BBC Two / 6×30 minute episodes / 11 June – 16 July 1971 Fridays at 9.20pm