Sandra and Beryl meet at their old flat in present day Liverpool for the first time since the 1970s when Sandra abruptly left with no forwarding address. Can their friendship be rekindled after this long separation, and what happens when the Liver Birds come back together after forty years? Concert Performance. Two of Liverpool's most celebrated daughters will return to the city for one night only this May, for the world premiere of a new musical based on Carla Lane's beloved BBC series The Liver Birds. Carla Lane personally granted the rights for this musical adaptation of the story prior to her untimely death in 2016. Since then, the writing team have been busy creating this modern-day story, celebrating Carla's characters and their home city in a new story. They won the support of Olivier Award winning theatre producer James Seabright, who is working alongside renowned Liverpool-based promoter and producer George Seaton to bring this show to the stage.Performers Joanna Monro (Sandra), Lesley Molony (Beryl), Nicola Munns (younger Sandra), Julie Atherton (younger Beryl), Mark Rick-Oxley (Will), Sue Jenkins (Narrator).
Music Mike Lindup. Lyrics Barb Jungr. Book by Linda McDermott. Book by Barb Jungr (based on The Liver Birds by Carla Lane). Presented by James Seabright. Presented by George Seaton. Director Sarah Tipple.