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  • Rob

ON THIS DAY, 2001...

n 14th January, 2001 Phoenix Nights made its debut on Channel 4. The sitcom aired from 2001 to 2002 and was created by Peter Kay, Neil Fitzmaurice, and Dave Spikey. The show is set in a fictional social club called 'The Phoenix Club' in Bolton, Greater Manchester.

Peter Kay stars as the main character, Brian Potter, the owner of the club who aspires to make it a successful venue for entertainment.

The series follows the challenges faced by Brian Potter as he tries to revive the club's fortunes. The eclectic mix of characters includes the club's staff, entertainers, and regular patrons, providing a humorous and often chaotic portrayal of their interactions and endeavours.

Phoenix Nights received positive reviews for its unique humour and memorable characters, contributing to its popularity during its original run.


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