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Birds Of A Feather on ITV

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PixieFairy Thu 02-Jan-14 21:05:34

Did anyone else watch it? I still found it hilarious! Although I don't remember some - namely Travis. Is Garth now played by Matt Willis?

bruffin Thu 02-Jan-14 21:09:12

Travis played by Pauline Quirkes real son

umiaisha Thu 02-Jan-14 21:09:53

Loved it too! Travis is Tracey's second son, she was pregnant with him when the last series finished.

ItsTrueLefou Thu 02-Jan-14 21:10:56

I thought it was even worse than I remembered it. The inexplicable thing is that PQ is a really good actress. Wtf is she thinking??

MikeLitoris Thu 02-Jan-14 21:12:10

I thought it was a bit cringey but still enjoyed it.

Dd1 loved it.

GwendolineMaryLacey Thu 02-Jan-14 21:13:35

Loved it. Loved the original and have been waiting years for a comeback. Wasn't expecting much as remakes are always crap but it was great.

It was better than I was expecting to be honest but the quickfire innuendo sounded a bit dated now. Was funny when Dorien got out of the car even if it was completely predictable.

PixieFairy Thu 02-Jan-14 21:14:30

Thanks for filling me in umiaisha. And Boffin too - had no idea Pauline Quirke's son plays him.

I still find Doreen hilarious too - she hasn't changed a bit haha!

umiaisha Thu 02-Jan-14 21:15:57

Dorien is fantastic!

PixieFairy Thu 02-Jan-14 21:16:46

Sorry yes I mean Dorien. All these years I've called her Doreen :blush:

PixieFairy Thu 02-Jan-14 21:19:42

And I mean Bruffin not boffin. OMG what's the matter with my typing today! blush

makingdoo Thu 02-Jan-14 21:21:00

I liked it but didn't love it. I will keep watching though.

Not to derail but does anyone remember a show with Lisa tarbuck I think it was Birdwatching but DH said I am imagining it!

Makingchanges Thu 02-Jan-14 21:23:04

There was a programme called watching. Lisa Tarbuck was the main characters sister.

Makingchanges Thu 02-Jan-14 21:24:01

Makingchanges Thu 02-Jan-14 21:27:20

I'm glad I read this thread, I wasn't sure whether to watch tonight or not. I sky + incase but DH not keen. I'll give it a go though.

onedev Thu 02-Jan-14 21:30:23

Haven't watched BOAF yet but have it recorded so will do.

I loved Birdwatching!

onedev Thu 02-Jan-14 21:57:31

Just watched some clips of watching on YouTube - loved it! Thanks for the reminder. grin

theliverpoolone Thu 02-Jan-14 22:21:23

I was looking forward to this, but was a bit disappointed. They just seemed to shout everything at each other all the time, it got on my nerves in the end.

Ihavemyownname Thu 02-Jan-14 22:29:01

I really enjoyed it but I love birds of a feather

Lighthousekeeping Thu 02-Jan-14 22:30:56

Crips I think Tracy's flat is around the corner from me. That place where they always film the gang scenes in Eastenders.

SapphireMoon Fri 03-Jan-14 11:39:05

The little girls in the it really them?!
Wonderful likeness if not.

GwendolineMaryLacey Fri 03-Jan-14 11:44:00

The photos in the credits at the start are them. They've known each other since primary school. The two little girls running around in the park aren't them, just a good likeness smile

loveliesbleeding1 Fri 03-Jan-14 19:12:19

I think the little girls running around are their daughters in real life.Though I am prob totally wronggrin

DameEdnasBridesmaid Fri 03-Jan-14 19:51:40

Just watching it now. Bloody el, Lesley Joseph looks well.

I've already laughed out loud, which us amazing in these days of shite TV.

Chipstick10 Fri 03-Jan-14 20:14:50

It was like a party political broadcast for the Labour Party. It was dire.

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