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 Gordon Brittas (52 episodes, 1991-1997)
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 Carole / ... (52 episodes, 1991-1997)
Michael Burns ...
 Colin (52 episodes, 1991-1997)
Tim Marriott ...
 Gavin (52 episodes, 1991-1997)
Russell Porter ...
 Tim (52 episodes, 1991-1997)
Pippa Haywood ...
 Helen Brittas / ... (51 episodes, 1991-1997)
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 Linda (50 episodes, 1991-1997)
Judy Flynn ...
 Julie (45 episodes, 1992-1997)
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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3 January 1991 (UK)  »

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Brittas birodalma  »

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

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Gordon Brittas: You can't argue with a government department.
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Featured in Night of a Thousand Shows (2000) See more »

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Mad & Very funny!
23 December 2001 | by (Manchester, England) – See all my reviews

This is probably in my favourite top 3 sitcoms from the 1990's.

The character of Gordon Brittas played by the wonderful Chris Barrie is probably one of the best sitcom characters of all-time.

Anyone who likes British comedy but has yet to see this series, i'd recommend they seek this out because it is brilliant (virtually every episode)!

i'd love to see the cast & writers return for a new series.

Chris Barrie is probably more famous for playing Rimmer in "Red Drawf" but the Brittas Empire is his best work in my opinion.

Each episode is totally mad & far from boring!


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