Birds Of A Feather Christmas Specials for DVD

Birds of a Feather, BBC

One of the 90s most successful sitcoms, Birds of a Feather stars Pauline Quirke and Linda Robson as Sharon and Tracey, North London-born sisters left to fend for themselves, both financially and emotionally, when their husbands are jailed for armed robbery. Birds Of A Feather: Christmas Specials (12) brings you the first four festive episodes, available on DVD from next month.

Doing their best to hang onto Tracey’s smart home, the sisters also enjoy regular visits from waspish-yet-sympathetic neighbour Dorien (Lesley Joseph), whose high-grade gossip and extra-marital antics liven up many a dull day in Chigwell.

Tracey receives two tickets for a cruise – a romantic surprise planned by Darryl before being sent to prison. Dorien does her best to encourage her to use the tickets; just think about all the available men! That fails miserably, but there’s always Plan B…

Falling in Love Again
Chris is in trouble – the McCarthy brothers, who have bought his debts, are threatening grievous bodily rearrangement. But there’s a simple and obvious solution! It involves a TV quiz show, a trip to Berlin, and a Messerschmitt bubble car…

We’ll Always Have Majorca
Darryl has been kind to Abel Kane, a former rock star imprisoned for drug offences. Now, Kane offers Darryl a favour. It concerns Kane’s Majorcan villa, a prison breakout, and an unexpected Christmas holiday for Sharon, Tracey and Dorien…

The Chigwell Connection
When doubt is cast on the integrity of the officer who arrested Chris and Darryl, the sisters start a campaign to Free the Chigwell Two. Dorien, meanwhile, suffers humiliation at the hands of tennis-club gossip queen Melanie Fishman when Marcus is accused of drug-running…

Birds Of A Feather: Christmas Specials is released on the 3rd of November 2014. RRP: £5.99 by Network.

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