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Phoenix Nights 

The misadventures of club owner Brian Potter who is determined to make The Phoenix Club the best working men's club in Greater Manchester.
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2   1  
2002   2001  
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Peter Kay ...  Brian Potter / ... 12 episodes, 2001-2002
Dave Spikey Dave Spikey ...  Jerry 'St. Clair' Dignan / ... 12 episodes, 2001-2002
Justin Moorhouse ...  Young Kenny 12 episodes, 2001-2002
Paddy McGuinness ...  Paddy 12 episodes, 2001-2002
Archie Kelly Archie Kelly ...  Kenny Senior 12 episodes, 2001-2002
Janice Connolly Janice Connolly ...  Holy Mary 12 episodes, 2001-2002
Neil Fitzmaurice Neil Fitzmaurice ...  Ray Von 12 episodes, 2001-2002
Toby Foster Toby Foster ...  Les 12 episodes, 2001-2002
Steve Edge ...  Alan 12 episodes, 2001-2002
Ted Robbins Ted Robbins ...  Den Perry 8 episodes, 2001-2002
Beatrice Kelley Beatrice Kelley ...  Marion 6 episodes, 2001
Enid Dunn Enid Dunn ...  Joyce 6 episodes, 2002
Daniel Kitson Daniel Kitson ...  Spencer 5 episodes, 2001-2002
Julian Sua Julian Sua ...  Ant 5 episodes, 2002
Wai Kee Chan Wai Kee Chan ...  Dec 5 episodes, 2002
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The misadventures of club owner Brian Potter who is determined to make The Phoenix Club the best working men's club in Greater Manchester.

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Trivia

Nearly all the scenes throughout both series (including when the bouncers went to France) are filmed in or around Bolton. See more »

Quotes

[Max produces a package]
Paddy: Have you done us a packed lunch?
Max: Have I.
[Opens package to reveal a gun]
Paddy: What on earth is that?
Max: That my friend, is a German Broomhandle Mauser.
Paddy: I'm not using that...
Max: Why, what's wrong with it?
Paddy: It's an antique that's what it is.
Max: Hey. It's not an antique. There's nothing wrong with that. It was my granddad's. He shot a German with this.
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Crazy Credits

At the end of each episode, the characters are auditioning real club acts to perform at their fictitious club. The acts are honestly as bad as they are depicted. See more »

Alternate Versions

On the Series Two home video, In Episode One where Brian is looking through his address book, all the phone numbers in the book are blurred out, But when this Episode is shown on TV they are not. See more »

Connections

Featured in Bob Monkhouse's Comedy Heroes (2004) See more »

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So funny
20 February 2004 | by piffelSee all my reviews

This IS the best thing on tv (even though it's not on at the moment. inviguratingly funny, showing that Peter Kay is a comic gem. The auditions at the end of each episode make me cry with laughter...the jugula...need i say more? 10 out of 10


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Official Sites:

Channel 4 [UK]

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 January 2001 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Peter Kay's Phoenix Nights See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(12 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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