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Starring Barbara Windsor
Country of origin United Kingdom
Original language(s) English
No. of series 1
No. of episodes 6
Running time 22 minutes
Original network Children's BBC
Original release 5 October (1989-10-05) – 9 November 1989 (1989-11-09)

Bluebirds is a Children's BBC drama most notable for featuring Barbara Windsor and Martine McCutcheon. First broadcast on 5 October 1989, the show ran for six episodes.

The cast also features regulars Isabelle Lucas, Sheila Steafel, Pauline Delaney, Graeme Lally, Sean Blowers and Lance Percival.


Set in London, it follows the adventures of youth group called the Bluebirds. The bluebirds try and protect their housing project from vandalism by local criminal Robbins.


  • Isabelle Lucas as Gertrude Landing
  • Pauline Delaney as Ivy Longford
  • Sheila Steafel as Anne Shreiber
  • Barbara Windsor as Mabel Fletcher
  • Joseph Kpobie as Granville Landing
  • Mark Decouteau as Leroy Anderson
  • Dave Parks as Alan Dean
  • Martine Mccutcheon as Mandy
  • Jerry Williams as Martino Lazzeri
  • Lance Percival as Derek Proudfoot
  • Ron Pember as Mr Cullen
  • Beryl Cooke as Mrs Jenkinson
  • Dennis Edwards as Mr Jenkinson
  • Sean Blowers as Bill Parks
  • Grant Oatley as Robbins
  • Jimmy Lambert as Pete
  • Albert Moses as Mr Patel


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