Birds Of A Feather is set to return for another series at its new home, ITV.

The classic sitcom made a comeback in January 2014, 15 years after the original series ended on BBC, and has just finished screening its second series with the broadcaster, its 11th overall.

Now, it has been confirmed that Pauline Quirke, Linda Robson and Lesley Joseph will all be back for a third time on their new channel and will begin shooting later this year.

The trio star as Sharon Theodopolopodous, Tracey Stubbs and Dorien Green in the sitcom.

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Birds Of A Feather will return again (ITV)

 

According to Digital Spy, ITV’s comedy commissioner Saskia Schuster said: “Birds Of A Feather has a large and loyal audience and we’re really pleased to be bringing it back, a new series starts shooting later this year.”

Original writers Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran said: “We’re thrilled that a nation is still in love with Sharon, Tracey and Dorien and delighted that ITV loves them too and have asked us to write what will be the 12th series of Birds Of A Feather. We can promise more feisty fun with the Essex girls.”

An air date for the new series has yet to be announced.