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The Brittas Empire 

Gordon Brittas is the manager of the Whitbury-Newtown Leisure Centre. Despite his ambition and good intentions, everything seems to go wrong when he's around, despite the best efforts of ... See full summary »
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Chris Barrie ...  Gordon Brittas / ... 52 episodes, 1991-1997
Harriet Thorpe ...  Carole / ... 52 episodes, 1991-1997
Michael Burns Michael Burns ...  Colin 52 episodes, 1991-1997
Tim Marriott Tim Marriott ...  Gavin 52 episodes, 1991-1997
Russell Porter Russell Porter ...  Tim 52 episodes, 1991-1997
Pippa Haywood ...  Helen Brittas 51 episodes, 1991-1997
Jill Greenacre ...  Linda 50 episodes, 1991-1997
Judy Flynn ...  Julie 45 episodes, 1992-1997
Julia St John Julia St John ...  Laura 36 episodes, 1991-1994
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Gordon Brittas is the manager of the Whitbury-Newtown Leisure Centre. Despite his ambition and good intentions, everything seems to go wrong when he's around, despite the best efforts of the leisure centre staff and his long-suffering wife, Helen. Written by Alexander Lum <aj_lum@postoffice.utas.edu.au>

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Chaos, flooding, massacre... It's all part of a normal day at Whitbury New Town Leisure Centre!

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 January 1991 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Brittas birodalma See more »

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Runtime:

(52 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Councillor Druggett's car registration is N250 EBM. See more »

Quotes

[repeated line]
Gordon Brittas: I have a dream. A dream that one day...
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Connections

Featured in Auntie's Bloomers: Auntie's New Festive Bloomers (1997) See more »

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Very silly, but funny show.
27 July 2004 | by sugar_glazedSee all my reviews

I initially viewed this show one night on TV a few years ago because of Chris Barrie. Being a big Red Dwarf and Rimmer fan I had to give it a shot. I quickly fell in like with it and now have every episode on tape. Barrie steals the show as Gordon Brittas, as he should, but all the other characters are quite funny in their own ways. I too liked the relationship between Gordon and Laura and was disappointed it was dropped when the actress left the show. Even though Gordon is annoying and a walking disaster, you can't help but like and sympathize with him. I would recommend this to anyone who likes to laugh at a show that doesn't take itself too seriously.


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