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Series cast summary:
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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)
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 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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While there appeared to be dozens and dozens of staff members at the Leisure Centre, only the main cast are shown on the billboard of staff members there to help the public behind Carol's desk. See more »

Quotes

Gordon Brittas: "Semper, Omnibus, Facultas"! Don't you understand what that means?
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Featured in Night of a Thousand Shows (2000) See more »

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Very silly, but funny show.
27 July 2004 | by See 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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