Brittas Empire

Brittas Empire

1991 - 1997, Comedy
Gordon Brittas manages the Whitbury-Newton Leisure Centre.

Episode Guide

  • Brittas Empire - Curse of the Tiger Women (Season 7 Episode 8)
    Season 7 Episode 8:

    Curse of the Tiger Women

    Brittas has big plans to celebrate the Centre's anniversary until the boss selects him for early retirement.

  • Brittas Empire - Exposed (Season 7 Episode 7)
    Season 7 Episode 7:


    Investigative journalist plans an expose; fever causes panic.

  • Brittas Empire - Gavin Featherley RIP (Season 7 Episode 6)
    Season 7 Episode 6:

    Gavin Featherley RIP

    The Brittas plan a funeral for Gavin when he turns up missing on holiday.

  • Brittas Empire - The Disappearing Act (Season 7 Episode 5)
    Season 7 Episode 5:

    The Disappearing Act

    Brittas' staff competes for the employee of the month prize of a weekend in Paris.

  • Brittas Empire - Wake Up with the Lion Within (Season 7 Episode 4)
    Season 7 Episode 4:

    Wake Up with the Lion Within

    Brittas returns from a management course that taught her how to release her inner power by roaring like a lion.

  • Brittas Empire - http://etc (Season 7 Episode 3)
    Season 7 Episode 3:


    Drugget believes that computerization will be the center's downfall; Helen's therapy course is a failure.

  • Brittas Empire - Reviewing the Situation (Season 7 Episode 2)
    Season 7 Episode 2:

    Reviewing the Situation

    Gordon initiates a staff review; Julie has police protection.

  • Brittas Empire - The Elephant's Child (Season 7 Episode 1)
    Season 7 Episode 1:

    The Elephant's Child

    Julie, though pregnant, volunteers to bungee-jump; Colin is upset about a delivery of elephant dung.

  • Brittas Empire - Snap Happy (Season 6 Episode 7)
    Season 6 Episode 7:

    Snap Happy

    Brittas tries to arrange for a group photo; Colin organizes a swimming day for the children.

  • Brittas Empire - Mr. Brittas Falls in Love (Season 6 Episode 6)
    Season 6 Episode 6:

    Mr. Brittas Falls in Love

    Brittas plans to encourage swimming with Wally the dolphin, but Linda detests the idea and launches her opposition.

  • Brittas Empire - We All Fall Down (Season 6 Episode 5)
    Season 6 Episode 5:

    We All Fall Down

    Brittas is in charge of creating an eternal flame for World Peace and Hunger Day.

  • Brittas Empire - A Walk on the Wild Side (Season 6 Episode 4)
    Season 6 Episode 4:

    A Walk on the Wild Side

    Brittas' suggestion becomes a directive to find 50 "Walks for Health.".

  • Brittas Empire - At the Double (Season 6 Episode 3)
    Season 6 Episode 3:

    At the Double

    When members of a circus come to perform at the Leisure Centre, problems arise.

  • Brittas Empire - Body Language (Season 6 Episode 2)
    Season 6 Episode 2:

    Body Language

    After a lump of green ice mysteriously comes through the roof, Colin fears aliens are preparing to invade.

  • Brittas Empire - Back With a Bang (Season 6 Episode 1)
    Season 6 Episode 1:

    Back With a Bang

    The staff prepares a welcome party for the Brittas, but Helen is still in shock that George is alive.

  • Brittas Empire - In the Beginning (Season 5 Episode 9)
    Season 5 Episode 9:

    In the Beginning

    In the year 2019, the staff of the Center reunites to pay tribute to Gordon.

  • Brittas Empire - The Last Day (Season 5 Episode 8)
    Season 5 Episode 8:

    The Last Day

    Though about to leave for Brussels, Gordon thinks an emergency water tank should be installed at the Center.

  • Brittas Empire - UXB (Season 5 Episode 7)
    Season 5 Episode 7:


    Brittas packs for Brussels; Helen wants to stay home; Colin makes a discovery.

  • Brittas Empire - Pregnant (Season 5 Episode 6)
    Season 5 Episode 6:


    The results of several mandatory urine tests shock the staff.

  • Brittas Empire - The Boss (Season 5 Episode 5)
    Season 5 Episode 5:

    The Boss

    Acid spills, poison gas and a marooned school bus makes Gavin's day as manager a living nightmare.

  • Brittas Empire - The Lies Have It (Season 5 Episode 4)
    Season 5 Episode 4:

    The Lies Have It

    Laura's wealthy American husband suddenly shows up at the Center looking for a job as junior pool attendant.

  • Brittas Empire - Brussels Calling (Season 5 Episode 3)
    Season 5 Episode 3:

    Brussels Calling

    Brittas is in Brussels for a job interview to be the European Commissioner for Sport.

  • Brittas Empire - Blind Devotion (Season 5 Episode 2)
    Season 5 Episode 2:

    Blind Devotion

    Colin temporarily loses his sight when his garden explodes.

  • Brittas Empire - The Old, Old Story (Season 5 Episode 1)
    Season 5 Episode 1:

    The Old, Old Story

    A serial killer may be loose in the newly rebuilt leisure center.

  • Brittas Empire - High Noon (Season 4 Episode 8)
    Season 4 Episode 8:

    High Noon

    Gordon decides to pay the center one last visit to thank the staff for their loyalty.

  • Brittas Empire - The Chop (Season 4 Episode 7)
    Season 4 Episode 7:

    The Chop

    Councillor Jack Drugget has interesting news about Gordon's future.

  • Brittas Empire - Shall We Dance? (Season 4 Episode 6)
    Season 4 Episode 6:

    Shall We Dance?

    The staff searches for partners to go to a gala ball.

  • Brittas Empire - Playing With Fire (Season 4 Episode 5)
    Season 4 Episode 5:

    Playing With Fire

    Gordon gets fired up over an energy conservation week at the center.

  • Brittas Empire - Mr. Brittas Changes Trains (Season 4 Episode 4)
    Season 4 Episode 4:

    Mr. Brittas Changes Trains

    Gordon tries to impress the members of the European Board of Management when he looks for a new job.

  • Brittas Empire - Biggles Tells a Lie (Season 4 Episode 3)
    Season 4 Episode 3:

    Biggles Tells a Lie

    Colin puts up a front when his daughter visits.

  • Brittas Empire - The Christening (Season 4 Episode 2)
    Season 4 Episode 2:

    The Christening

    Gordon has a dress rehearsal to ensure that everything runs like clockwork at the twins' christening.

  • Brittas Empire - Not a Good Day (Season 4 Episode 1)
    Season 4 Episode 1:

    Not a Good Day

    Sebastian Coe agrees to help open a new extension.

  • Brittas Empire - The Stuff of Dreams (Season 3 Episode 6)
    Season 3 Episode 6:

    The Stuff of Dreams

    Brittas has an accident while transporting Helen to the hospital.

  • Brittas Empire - Sex, Lies and Red Tape (Season 3 Episode 5)
    Season 3 Episode 5:

    Sex, Lies and Red Tape

    Laura becomes suspicious when her ex-husband volunteers to buy the center a much needed trampoline.

  • Brittas Empire - Two Little Boys (Season 3 Episode 4)
    Season 3 Episode 4:

    Two Little Boys

    Everything goes wrong when Gordon prepares a multitude of special events to celebrate the center's first birthday.

  • Brittas Empire - Laura's Leaving (Season 3 Episode 3)
    Season 3 Episode 3:

    Laura's Leaving

    Laura applies for a promotion at a large center in London; Gordon asks Colin to heat the pool for a baptism.

  • Brittas Empire - That Creeping Feeling (Season 3 Episode 2)
    Season 3 Episode 2:

    That Creeping Feeling

    Colin is convinced another assassination attempt is being made on Gordon when a black spider is delivered to the center.

  • Brittas Empire - The Trial (Season 3 Episode 1)
    Season 3 Episode 1:

    The Trial

    Gordon stands trial for murder after learning that the center has become a drop-off point for international drug smugglers.

  • Brittas Empire - Generations (Season 2 Episode 7)
    Season 2 Episode 7:


    Colin's herbal remedies puts Carole and a prize cow into advanced labor.

  • Brittas Empire - Safety First (Season 2 Episode 6)
    Season 2 Episode 6:

    Safety First

    Gordon orders the center closed for fire and safety exercises, but when a real fire breaks out, trouble follows.

  • Brittas Empire - Mums and Dads (Season 2 Episode 5)
    Season 2 Episode 5:

    Mums and Dads

    Gordon holds a Russian piano recital at the center and ends up doing the performance himself after a series of mishaps.

  • Brittas Empire - Set in Concrete (Season 2 Episode 4)
    Season 2 Episode 4:

    Set in Concrete

    Gordon finds himself set in concrete after an incident with the Rotarians.

  • Brittas Empire - An Inspector Calls (Season 2 Episode 3)
    Season 2 Episode 3:

    An Inspector Calls

    A pigeon in the gym interferes with Gordon's attempt to clean the center before the inspector arrives.

  • Brittas Empire - Temple of the Body (Season 2 Episode 2)
    Season 2 Episode 2:

    Temple of the Body

    Gordon is convinced that hanky-panky is going on at the center and is determined to find the culprits.

  • Brittas Empire - Back From the Dead (Season 2 Episode 1)
    Season 2 Episode 1:

    Back From the Dead

    Helen informs the center that Gordon has been crushed to death in a car factory in Bulgaria.

  • Brittas Empire - Assassin (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:


    Helen thinks someone is out to kill Gordon when she spots a black-clothed figure stalking the center.

  • Brittas Empire - Stop Thief (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    Stop Thief

    Gordon believes there is a thief amongst the staff and sets about laying a trap.

  • Brittas Empire - Underwater Wedding (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    Underwater Wedding

    An underwater wedding is wrecked when the best man gets his hand caught in an underwater grill.

  • Brittas Empire - Bye Bye Baby (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    Bye Bye Baby

    Gordon sets up a clinic to teach the staff morality.

  • Brittas Empire - Opening Day (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    Opening Day

    With royalty planning to visit, Gordon faces a staff walkout, a swimming pool leak and an electrocuted boyfriend.

  • Brittas Empire - Laying the Foundations (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:

    Laying the Foundations

    On the first morning at his new job, Gordon causes a strike amongst the builders.