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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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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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The role of Gordon Brittas was offered to Peter Davison. See more »

Quotes

Helen Brittas: Could you give this to my husband?
Laura Lancing: Yes, of course.
Helen Brittas: It's just to tell him it's fish cakes for supper and I'm pregnant.
Laura Lancing: Helen, that's fantastic!
Helen Brittas: Well, after today's events I thought the news had rather lost its novelty value.
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Spin-off Get Fit with Brittas (1997) See more »

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Funny funny funny!
3 February 2001 | by darth_vesseraSee all my reviews

I've only recently discovered this gem on PBS. This has got to be one of the funniest shows I've ever seen. I haven't laughed so hard in quite awhile. I've never seen anyone as clueless as Brittas. I didn't start until the epi where they believe he's dead. I hope that this wonderful show continues on American TV.


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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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(52 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

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1.33 : 1
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